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Fighters React to the Death of Ryan Jimmo v...

Jun 27, 20167 Comments194 Views

On Sunday, it was reported that UFC veteran Ryan Jimmo was tragically killed during a hit-and-run incident in the parking lot of a Canadian night

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UFC 199 Free Fight: Urijah Faber Chokes Fra...

Jun 01, 20161 Comment284 Views

Perennial contender Urijah Faber won his second fight in-a-row when he beat Francisco Rivera at UFC 181.

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Brad Pickett Nearly Retired at UFC Fight Ni...

Feb 29, 2016Comments off653 Views

UFC Fight Night 84 came very close to being bantamweight Brad “One Punch” Pickett’s last professional fight.

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UFC Fight Night 84: Silva vs. Bisping Weigh...

Feb 26, 2016Comments off689 Views

The 26 fighters competing on Saturday's UFC Fight Night 84: Silva vs. Bisping fight card at the O2 Arena in London officially weighed in on

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Watch the UFC Fight Night 84: Silva vs. Bis...

Feb 26, 2016Comments off1094 Views

Watch the official weigh-in for UFC Fight Night 84: Silva vs. Bisping streaming live from indigo at The O2 in London on Friday at 11

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HOT TWEETS: UFC Fighters React to the Denve...

Feb 08, 2016Comments off1021 Views

Like millions of Americans, UFC fighters were glued to their televisions on Sunday watching Super Bowl 50. The Denver Broncos won, and fighters took

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UFC 191 Fighter Bonuses: Raquel Pennington ...

Sep 06, 2015Comments off1470 Views

The UFC announced the performance-based fighter bonuses stemming from Saturday’s UFC 191: Johnson vs. Dodson 2 event during the post-fight press conference.

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Francisco Rivera and Alex Caceres Face Off ...

Apr 15, 2015Comments off1830 Views

Eleventh-ranked bantamweight Francisco Rivera faces fifteenth-ranked Alex Caceres at UFC Fight Night 68 in New Orleans.

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Urijah Faber’s Victory Over Francisco...

Feb 17, 2015Comments off2269 Views

The outcome of the UFC 181 fight between Urijah Faber and Francisco Rivera will not be changed, even though Faber admitted there was an accidental

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Fighters React to Anthony Johnson’s Q...

Jan 25, 2015Comments off3111 Views

Following Anthony Johnson’s first-round finish of Alexander Gustafsson at UFC on Fox 14 in Stockholm on Saturday, fighters took to Twitter to react.

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UFC 181 Results: Urijah Faber Eye Poke Sets...

Dec 06, 2014Comments off2530 Views

Urijah Faber accidentally poked Francisco Rivera in the eye at UFC 181, but the move went unnoticed by the ref and set up a fight-ending

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Fighters And Industry Insiders React To And...

Sep 14, 2014Comments off2379 Views

Following UFC Fight Night 51: Bigfoot vs. Arlovski on Saturday, fighters and industry insiders reacted to Andrei Arlovski’s first-round knockout of Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva.

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As the Dominoes Fall, Francisco Rivera Agre...

Mar 28, 2014Comments off1715 Views

Francisco Rivera hasn’t fought since November, but he’ll finally get his chance when he meets Takeya Mizugaki in a bantamweight battle at UFC 173 on

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Francisco Rivera Out of UFC 170 with Broken...

Feb 03, 2014Comments off1243 Views

UFC bantamweight Francisco Rivera is out of his scheduled UFC 170 bout against Raphael Assuncao due to a broken hand suffered in training.

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UFC 170 Fight Card Grows with Addition of A...

Dec 18, 2013Comments off929 Views

UFC officials on Wednesday announced two new bouts for UFC 170, which is slated for Feb. 22 in Las Vegas.

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Sarah Kaufman vs. Jessica Eye Added to UFC ...

Aug 24, 2013Comments off1710 Views

After having her UFC Fight Night 27 bout cancelled, Sarah Kaufman has been rescheduled to face fellow promotional newcomer Jessica “Evil” Eye at UFC 166

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George Roop vs. Francisco Rivera Added to U...

Aug 04, 2013Comments off1052 Views

The UFC has added a bantamweight bout between George Roop and Francisco Rivera to the UFC 166 fight card slated for Oct. 19 in Houston.

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TJ Dillashaw Steps In for Injured Francisco...

Mar 22, 2013Comments off932 Views

The UFC on Fox 7 fight card took its second hit in less than 24 hours on Friday, as UFC officials announced that Francisco Rivera

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UFC on FOX 7 Adds Benavidez vs. Uyenoyama a...

Mar 06, 2013Comments off712 Views

UFC on FOX 7 has added two more bouts. Joseph Benavidez and Darren Uyenoyama will square off Francisco Rivera and Hugo Viana will meet

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Francisco Rivera and Hugo Viana Agree to UF...

Mar 05, 2013Comments off983 Views

UFC bantamweights Francisco Rivera and Hugo Viana have agreed to fight at UFC on Fox 7: Henderson vs. Melendez on April 20.

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Calgary Commish Confirms Matt Riddle and Fr...

Oct 20, 2012Comments off1565 Views

The Calgary Combative Sports Commission on Saturday confirmed Matt Riddle and Francisco Rivera's suspensions and overturned the results of their bouts.

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Matt Riddle and Francisco Rivera Suspended ...

Oct 19, 2012Comments off1705 Views

UFC 149 competitors Matt Riddle and Francisco Rivera were each suspended for 90 days following a positive test result for banned substances.

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Dustin Pague Pulls a Chris Leben, Accepts F...

Jun 15, 2012Comments off1192 Views

Former Ultimate Fighter competitor Dustin Pague will look to make the 'Chris Leben move' when he steps into another fight just 2 weeks following his

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Francisco Rivera vs. Ken Stone Set for UFC ...

Jun 06, 2012Comments off850 Views

Francisco Rivera, fresh off a dominant performance over Alex Soto in May, will step in to face Ken Stone at UFC on FX in June.

UFC on Fuel TV 3 Play-by-Play: Alex Soto vs...

May 10, 2012Comments off671 Views

UFC on Fuel TV 3: Korean Zombie vs. Poirier play-by-play of Alex Soto vs. Francisco Rivera on Tuesday, May 15 in Virginia.

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Francisco Rivera Steps in to Face Alex Soto...

May 01, 2012Comments off500 Views

A late change has been made to the UFC on Fuel 3 card in Virginia that will see Francisco Rivera get another shot in the

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Tachi Palace 13 Features Battle for Vacant ...

Mar 21, 2012Comments off456 Views

Tachi Palace Fights 13, on May 10, will feature a battle for the bantamweight belt that now-former champion Ulysses Gomez recently relinquished.

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Tachi Palace Fights 13 Fight Card Rumors

Mar 21, 2012Comments off515 Views

Fight card and rumored bouts for Tachi Palace Fights 13 on May 10, 2012, at Tachi Palace in Lemoore, California.

TUF 13 Finale Play-by-Play: Reuben Duran vs...

Jun 03, 2011Comments off954 Views

TUF 13 Finale play-by-play coverage of Reuben Duran vs. Francisco Rivera on June 4 at The Palms in Las Vegas.

Reuben Duran and Francisco Rivera Face Off ...

Mar 13, 2011Comments off750 Views

Reuben Duran and Fracisco Rivera square off in a featherweight battle at the TUF 13 finale on June 4, each fighter searching for his first