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Great Expectations: What we expected vs. what we learned from UFC on FOX 12

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UFC on FOX 12: “Lawler vs. Brown” took place this past weekend (Sat., July 26, 2014) from SAP Center in San Jose, California, with Robbie Lawler set to challenge Johny Hendricks for the second time after beating Matt Brown. Check it out below. UFC on FOX 12: "Lawler vs. Show More Summary

With Win Streak Snapped, Unfiltered Matt Brown Has Little Margin for More Errors

There were times last week when it felt like MMA’s love affair with Matt Brown was on the ropes. It’s no secret that Brown did some pretty dumb stuff leading up to his UFC on Fox 12 main event against Robbie Lawler. First, he put his foot in his mouth—again. Show More Summary

Johny Hendricks: 'I Would Like to Fight GSP Again'

Johny Hendricks is looking to build his own legacy in MMA, and he secretly hopes that former UFC welterweight champ Georges St-Pierre is a part of it. Much has changed since the epic yet controversial title fight from nearly a year ago. St-Pierre is no longer an active fighter on the UFC roster, and Hendricks is the reigning welterweight champ. Show More Summary

UFC 178: Daniel Cormier will be 'very dissapointed' if Jon Jones doesn't target his injured knee

Because "DC" plans to do the same when the two talented light heavyweights battle it out at UFC 178 on Sept. 27, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Daniel Cormier will finally get his chance to put hands on bitter rival and current Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion Jon Jones when the two go toe-to-toe at UFC 178 on Sept. Show More Summary

Rashad Evans vs. Anthony Johnson? 'Suga' won't repeat the mistakes he made with Jon Jones

Rasahd Evans gives an update on his surgically repaired knee, as he eyes a return to action in February of 2015 against anyone UFC matchmakers see fit, as long as it's not fellow Blackzilian, Anthony Johnson. Former Ultimate Fighting...Show More Summary

Luke Rockhold Sounds off on Michael Bisping: 'I'll Take out His Other Eye'

As UFC Fight Night 48 draws near, it looks as though Michael "The Count" Bisping may be eyeing another opponent already, as he and Luke Rockhold got into a social media exchange last Thursday. B/R got a chance to chat with Rockhold this...Show More Summary

Report: With Kid Yamamoto injured, Urijah Faber vs. Masenori Kanehara booked for UFC Fight Night 52 in Japan

Golf clap. Top Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) bantamweight contender Urijah Faber will take on international veteran Masenori Kanehara at the UFC Fight Night 52: "Hunt vs. Nelson" mixed martial arts (MMA) event on Fight Pass, which is scheduled for Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan, on Sept. Show More Summary

If You Need a Laugh, Here’s Ralek Gracie Arguing That Steroids Don’t Enhance Performance in Jiu-Jitsu

(Props: AXS TV via BloodyElbow) In light of his high-profile career-ending PED bust, you might be surprised to learn that Chael Sonnen is still headlining the Metamoris 4 grappling tournament against Andre Galvao, August 9th in Los Angeles. Show More Summary

Hendricks camp takes potshot at Georges St. Pierre while prepping for Robbie Lawler rematch

Don't expect anyone at Team Takedown to break out the party hats over a championship rematch against Robbie Lawler, but at least it's better than having to go through another Georges St. Pierre camp. When you fight Georges St. Pierre,...Show More Summary

Luke Rockhold: 'There's No Way in Hell' Belfort Makes It to Fight with Weidman

Former Strikeforce middleweight champion Luke Rockhold is petitioning to fight Chris Weidman at UFC 181 on December 6. The fact that the perennial contender is already booked for that championship bout is inconsequential, at least according to Rockhold in his recent comments to Bloody Elbow. That licensing is questionable. Show More Summary

UFC's Noad Lahat on Rejoining Israeli Army: 'There's No Other Way'

Following his win over Steven Siler at UFC on Fox 12, Noad Lahat is putting his fighting career on hold to rejoin the Israeli army in the conflict with Hamas militants on the Gaza strip. Oddly enough, stepping into the cage on Saturday...Show More Summary

And Now They’re Fired: Pat Healy, TUF 16 Winner Colton Smith, + More

(You just keep your surfer boy hand gestures away from my daughter, pothead! Photo via Getty.) Ever since being screwed out of his UFC 159 win over Jim Miller (and the $130,000 in bonuses that came with it) due to a positive marijuana test (a.k.a some old bullshit), Pat Healy has seen some rough times. Show More Summary

UFC 178 odds: Daniel Cormier and Dustin Poirier betting underdogs to Jon Jones and Conor McGregor

I'm sure that's not sitting well with "The Diamond," who outranks McGregor by four spots. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will defend his 205-pound strap against undefeated 205-pound contender...Show More Summary

Feel-Good Video of the Day: MMA Fighter/Gas Station Clerk Destroys Robbers With Soccer Kicks

Badass Store Clerk Who Saved His Coworker Is Actually A Champion MMA Fighter Videos of would-be robbers getting their asses kicked by MMA fighters at gas stations are nothing new around here. But of all the "mma fighter foils robbery"...Show More Summary

Johny Hendricks vs. Robbie Lawler rematch targeted for early 2015

And Dana White wouldn't trade places with Johny Hendricks for all the beans in Boston. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight kingpin Johny Hendricks is slowly but surely making his way back to the fight game after bicep surgery, and early estimates have him ready to compete by November. Show More Summary

UFC on Fox 12 Results: 3 Fights for Bobby Green to Take Next

Bobby Green had a lot on his mind heading into UFC on Fox 12 but didn't let that deter him from picking up the biggest win of his career over Josh Thomson. Green, still mourning his brother's passing, put on the performance of a lifetime against a legit top-five lightweight contender. Show More Summary

Junior dos Santos wants 'beautiful fight' against Stipe Miocic in November return

Admit it, the UFC heavyweight division just isn't the same without "Cigano" knocking people out every three months. We miss you! Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight titleholder Junior dos Santos is slowly but surely...Show More Summary

Jose Aldo vs. Chad Mendes 2 Re-Booked for UFC 179, October 25th in Rio

("Damn it, Chad. I told you the dress code was business casual." / Photo via Getty) Nearly three years after their first meeting, UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo and top contender Chad Mendes will get another chance to settle the...Show More Summary

Monday Morning Hangover: Antonio Rogerio Nogueira steamrolled by Anthony Johnson in less than a minute

After an action-packed UFC on FOX 12 event over the weekend (Sat., July 26, 2014) in San Jose, California, plenty of fighters are still feeling the buzz; however, Antonio Rogerio Nogueira is likely suffering from the worst post-fight...Show More Summary

UFC on Fox 12 results, recap, wrap up: Anthony Johnson knockout thrills along with Lawler vs. Brown fight

Let's wrap up all the action from UFC on Fox 12 this past weekend. UFC on Fox 12: "'Lawler vs. Brown" blew the roof off the SAP Center in San Jose, California on Sat., July 26, 2014, with an unreal network television offering rich with...Show More Summary

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