3 Former Professional Football Players Who Also Succeeded in MMA

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Both football and MMA are high-intensity sports that require their participants to continuouslymake contact with their opponents. Professional athletes that excel in one sport often crossover to another in order to experience adifferent type of challenge. When it comes to NFL players, members of the professional footballleague know how to train well and perform to … Read more3 Former Professional Football Players Who Also Succeeded in MMA

Fight Night 137 Event Results: Thiago Santos vs. Eryk Anders

Fight Night 137 Event Results

We have your Fight Night 137 Results right here! The UFC is back in Brazil for an exciting night of MMA action consisting of fourteen big fights. In the feature bout, Thiago Silva and Eryk Anders will both attempt to separate the other from their consciousness. We’ll have that and the rest of your Fight … Read moreFight Night 137 Event Results: Thiago Santos vs. Eryk Anders

Quick Picks: Breaking down Fight Night 137

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It’s that time again, get ready for my UFC Fight Night 136 Quick Picks! This is the second article of Quick Picks since the UFC Moscow card. I made my main card picks for Bellator and they can be seen here.  Now we have Fight Night 137. The event takes place in Brazil and is … Read moreQuick Picks: Breaking down Fight Night 137

Early UFC Sao Paulo weigh-in results. Watch faceoffs here.

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Early weigh-ins are done for UFC Sao Paulo and all but one fighter hit their mark. Once again, Renan Barao shows that weight cutting is a science and he sucks at figuring it out.

The main event has changed four times for this card but Eryk Anders and Thiago Santos both weighed in without incident. Let’s hope that there are no 11th-hour changes that arise because right now we have a pretty decent card set for Sao Paulo.

You can watch the faceoffs for the card right here and they take place this afternoon at 5 PM ET / 2 PM PT.

FS1 Main Card

Thiago Santos (203.7) vs. Eryk Anders (205.6)
Alex Oliveira (171) vs. Carlo Pedersoli (170.3)
Sam Alvey (205.6) vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira (205.3)
Renan Barao (141.75)** vs. Andre Ewell (135)
Randa Markos (115.7) vs. Marina Rodriguez (115.4)

FS2 Prelims

Christos Giagos (155.6) vs. Charles Oliveira (153.9)
Evan Dunham (156) vs. Francisco Trinaldo (155)
Luis Henrique (204.8) vs. Ryan Spann (203.8)
Augusto Sakai (265.6) vs. Chase Sherman (257.1)

UFC Fight Pass

Sergio Moraes (170.8) vs. Ben Saunders (170.3)
Marya Bueno Silva (125.4) vs. Gillian Robertson (125.6)
Thales Leites (185.9) vs. Hector Lombard (185.7)
Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos (170.6) vs. Luigi Vendramini (170.4)
Alex Chambers (115.8) vs. Livia Renata Souza (116)

**Baro forfeits 30% of his purse to Ewell.

Jimi Manuwa out, Eryk Anders in vs. Thiago Santos this Saturday

Jimi Manuwa

It seems as if Jimi Manuwa suffered a torn hamstring after arriving in Brazil. The Injury Bug is undefeated in his run in MMA. He seems to strike out at main events and prelims alike and leaves nothing but pain and sadness in his wake. You can ask Jimi Manuwa, who was forced to withdraw … Read moreJimi Manuwa out, Eryk Anders in vs. Thiago Santos this Saturday

Fight Night 125 Weigh-in results – Eryk Anders makes weight on second attempt

Fight Night 125 Weigh-ins

Eryk Anders initially missed weight but on his second attempt, he made weight. Tomorrow night the fighters will step into the Octagon as part of Fight Night 125, today they stepped on the scale. The Fight Night 125 Weigh-ins took place this morning and let’s just say, things could have gone much smoother. Four fighters … Read moreFight Night 125 Weigh-in results – Eryk Anders makes weight on second attempt

Khabib’s cousin Abubakar Nurmagomedov is set to debut.

Abubakar Nurmagomedov

What’s scarier than one Nurmagomedov in the UFC? Yep…2 Nurmagomedovs. We’re a week removed more or less from Khabib Nurmagomedov’s amazing victory over Edson Barboza at UFC 219. He’s an undefeated dominant fighter and many would have you believe the next Lightweight Champion. He’s a scary dude, and now, the UFC has gotten even scarier. … Read moreKhabib’s cousin Abubakar Nurmagomedov is set to debut.

Lyoto Machida will face Eryk Anders at Fight Night 125 in Brazil

Fight Night 125

Fight Night 125 will be headlined by Middleweights Lyoto Machida and Eryk Anders The UFC is headed back to South America in February for an event that despite not being fully announced, is already looking really solid. Lyoto Machida will face Eryk Anders in a Middleweight match-up. It seems as if Machida might be on … Read moreLyoto Machida will face Eryk Anders at Fight Night 125 in Brazil

The next wave of potential UFC superstars is making waves

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The UFC is in a period of flux. As the first generation stars exit, they need new stars in their place. The UFC has been suffering some PPV woes in 2017 as a result of a lot of their top draws moving away from active competition. Conor McGregor, Ronda Rousey, Brock Lesnar, Anderson Silva, Michael … Read moreThe next wave of potential UFC superstars is making waves