All posts by Erik Fontanez

Associate Editor at MMAWeekly.com

Stephan Bonnar at UFC 94

Ultimate Fighter 12 Finale: Stephan Bonnar ...

Dec 01, 2010NoNo Comments1963 Views

From The Ultimate Fighter Season 1 to The Ultimate Fighter Season 12, Stephan Bonnar has come full circle fighting in Saturday's main event on Spike

Despite ‘Philmura’ Finish, Phil...

Nov 28, 2010NoNo Comments1424 Views

Phil Davis spoke with MMAWeekly Radio recently to talk about his newly minted submission maneuver and the compassion he has for his fellow fighters.

Matt Lindland at UFC 54

Strikeforce: Matt Lindland Says Win Over Ro...

Nov 28, 2010NoNo Comments2707 Views

With 30 professional fights and 13 years in the game on his side, Matt Lindland plans to tap that fountain of knowledge when facing Robbie

Shogun Rua and Rampage Jackson at Pride Grand Prix 2005

Revisting Pride: Rampage Jackson a Step Clo...

Nov 26, 2010NoNo Comments2438 Views

UFC president Dana White isn't hip to an immediate rematch between Quinton "Rampage" Jackson and Lyoto Machida, but he may be down for revisiting the

Robbie Lawler Strikeforce

Strikeforce: Robbie Lawler Expects a Tough ...

Nov 24, 2010NoNo Comments1379 Views

Robbie Lawler likes knocking guys out. And that's what he plans for Matt Lindland on Dec. 4.

Strikeforce Challengers: Wilcox and St. Pre...

Nov 20, 2010NoNo Comments1931 Views

Justin Wilcox kept Vitor "Shaolin" Ribeiro reeling, and Ovince St. Preux continued to climb the ladder at Strikeforce Challengers 12 on Friday night in Jackson,

Matt Hughes at UFC 123 weigh-ins

UFC 123: Matt Hughes Expecting the Best BJ ...

Nov 20, 2010NoNo Comments1820 Views

Rubber matches are always fun. Matt Hughes and B.J. Penn will have their chance at a third dance this Saturday at UFC 123 at The

Lyoto Machida at UFC 94

UFC 123: Lyoto Machida Unfazed About Being ...

Nov 17, 2010NoNo Comments1724 Views

Lyoto Machida was, at one time, considered to be the human definition of the word “elusive.” Now he's defending from detractors that label his style

UFC 122: Vladimir Matyushenko Seeking Redem...

Nov 12, 2010NoNo Comments1000 Views

Vladimir Matyushenko may have stumbled in his last fight, a loss to rising star Jon Jones, but he's ready to dust himself off and make

WEC fighter Joseph Benavidez

Joseph Benavidez Ready for WEC 52: I Eat Bl...

Nov 07, 2010NoNo Comments1430 Views

Joseph Benavidez has no worries about BJJ black belt Wagnney Fabiano heading into WEC 52. In fact, Benavidez says he eats black belts for breakfast.

WEC 52: Mackens Semerzier Feels Every Loss ...

Nov 07, 2010NoNo Comments986 Views

Mackens Semerzier, coming off back-to-back losses, knows he is on the brink when he enters the cage at WEC 52. He needs a win over

WEC 52: Chad Mendes Sharpens His Hands, But...

Nov 05, 2010NoNo Comments1364 Views

Heading into WEC 52, Chad Mendes is sharpening his stand-up skills, but hasn't abandoned his wrestling roots for Javier Vazquez.

UFC Gym Aims to Encourage Youth in Southern...

Nov 02, 2010NoNo Comments1677 Views

The UFC Gym in Rosemead, Calif., is doing its part to encourage the youth population in the greater Los Angeles area, reaching out to California's

Cain Velasquez Proud To Be First Mexican UF...

Oct 30, 2010NoNo Comments3559 Views

Overwhelmed with emotion, Cain Velasquez is happy to be the UFC's first Mexican-American heavyweight champion, but his attention is already shifting towards his next challenge...

Patrick Cote Is On A Seek and Destroy Missi...

Oct 21, 2010NoNo Comments1418 Views

Patrick Cote has one simple goal for UFC 121: to destroy his opponent, Tom Lawlor.

KONGO EYES A WIN, A REMATCH, AND TITLE SHOT

Oct 14, 2010NoNo Comments733 Views

Cheick Kongo enters UFC 120 on Saturday looking for a win, a shot at redemption, and the chance to claw his way back into the

MIKE PYLE SAYS IT’S NOT ABOUT BOOS OR...

Oct 10, 2010NoNo Comments731 Views

Mike Pyle says it's not about boos or cheers when he faces John Hathaway on his home turf at UFC 120 in London...