Weigh Ins got underway at 1pm at the Saitama Super Arena outside of Tokyo, Japan. All the fighters successfully made weight except Rampage Jackson who came in at 211 for his light heavyweight bout. He gives up 20% of his purse as a result to Ryan Bader. Jake Shields, Mark Hunt, & Rampage Jackson were [...]Read More
All three judges scored the fight 30-27 for Henderson, who improved his MMA record to 13-2.
“Where ever the fight took place, if he’s on top of me, if I’m on top of him, if we trade knees and elbows, I’m ready for anything,” Henderson said after the fight.Read More
Dominick Cruz successfully defended his bantamweight title with a five round unanimous decision win over Urijah Faber in the main event of UFC 132. The three judges officially scored the fight 50-45, 49-46 and 48-47 for Cruz. The fight was highlighted by a hectic pace over five very close and entertaining rounds. Cruz showcased unique [...]Read More
by Michael David SmithOur weekly interview with The Ultimate Fighter cast member Ramsey Nijem includes not only a look at the fight that took place on this week’s show — Clay Harvison defeating Mick Bowman — but also the fight that everyone in the MMA world is discussing this week, Georges St. Pierre vs. Jake Shields at UFC 129.
Although he knows he’s in the minority, Nijem is picking Shields. That’s motivated in part by Nijem’s status as one of Shields’ training partners to help him get ready for the St. Pierre fight, but it’s not just talk: Nijem says he put down some money on Shields.
Nijem also comments on this week’s Ultimate Fighter episode. The full interview is below.Read More