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Fight Night Chile Fantasy Rewind

Today, 08:30 AM

Kamaru Usman had to endure a pair of injured hands and 15 takedown attempts from Demian Maia, but "The Nigerian Nightmare" still managed to earn a lopsided unanimous decision in the main event from UFC Fight Night in Chile.Usman showed off his grappling defense against Maia, who wasted no time trying to get inside on the former Division II National Champion wrestler. For all his attempts to drag the fight to the mat, Usman thwarted Maia's attempts at every turn before taking the action back to the feet.Usman's striking was crisp and on point throughout all 25 minutes, including a knockdo ... Read the Full Article Here

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Suarez, Reyes Rock Fight Night Chile Main Card

Today, 04:43 AM

 SUAREZ vs GRASSONo. 12-ranked strawweight contender Tatiana Suarez will likely see a move up the rankings next week after an impressive first-round submission win over No. 9-ranked Alexa Grasso in the UFC Fight Night co-main event at Movistar Arena in Santiago, Chile.Getting the fight just where she wanted it, Suarez eliminated Grasso’s striking by being able to implement her ground game early on. And once the fight was on the mat, it was all Suarez, who took Grasso’s back and sunk in the rear naked choke that ended matters at 2:44 of the opening stanza.With the win, Californ ... Read the Full Article Here

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Usman defeats No. 5 Maia, stays unbeaten in UFC

Today, 04:43 AM

USMAN vs MAIAKamaru Usman may not have made the spectacular statement he wanted to in his UFC Fight Night main event against Demian Maia on Saturday night, but at Movistar Arena in Santiago, Chile, “The Nigerian Nightmare” did get the big win over a top five contender he needed, as he turned back the former world title challenger via unanimous decision.“For the longest, everyone’s talking about that I haven’t fought a top ten guy,” said Usman, who said after the fight that he broke both of his hands during the five-rounder. “That’s a legend, a tw ... Read the Full Article Here

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Fight Night Chile: Prelim Results

Yesterday, 07:00 AM

 PRAZERES vs CUMMINGSDespite six consecutive wins at lightweight, battles with the scale forced Brazil’s Michel Prazeres to the welterweight division, but Saturday night at Movistar Arena in Santiago, Chile, Prazeres extended his winning streak to seven with a split decision win over Zak Cummings.Scores were 29-28 twice and 28-29 for Belem’s Prazeres, who improves to 25-2. Kansas City’s Cummings falls to 21-6.Despite dealing with a sizeable height and reach advantage, Prazeres used his overhand right and strategic use of the clinch and his wrestling game to keep Cummings ... Read the Full Article Here

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Lee wants to be someone people talk about

19 May 2018 - 12:12 PM

It wasn’t the scenario Andrea Lee had planned out, but now that a short-notice UFC debut was on her doorstep last fall, she wasn’t about to turn it down. Fresh from a September 22 win over Jamie Thorton, “KGB” Lee was going to be a UFC fighter facing Kalindra Faria at UFC 216 in Las Vegas on October 7.“I’m in shape,” she told me that week. “I just need to cut my weight again. I could wait until December and have a whole other camp to go through and it will be on my mind. Or I could just jump in with both feet and just do it and be done for the r ... Read the Full Article Here

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