UFC 192 Cormier vs. Gustafsson results

Who were the winners at UFC 192: Cormier vs. Gustafsson? Click below to get the results for all the fights at Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015. Gustafsson vs. Cormier | Evans vs. Bader | Magomedov vs. Jordan | Bagautinov vs. Benavidez | Pena vs. Eye | Hooker vs. Rodriguez | Tumenov vs. Jouban | Makhachev vs. Martins | Hill vs. Namajunas | Northcutt vs. Trevino | Pettis vs. Cariaso | Pesta vs. Lewis UFC 192 main card Watch live on PPV at 10 pm ET (How to watch worldwide)--> Main event: Daniel Cormier successfully defends his light heavyweight title over Alexander G ... Read the Full Article Here

Bader wins by unanimous decision

Nearly two years out of the Octagon due to injury didn’t help Rashad Evans in his UFC 192 co-main event Saturday, but the main reason he lost his comeback bout at Toyota Center in Houston, Texas was the man throwing punches at him all night, Ryan Bader, who made his case for a future shot at the light heavyweight title by shutting out Evans over three rounds.   // “I made up my mind that I was going to be the best, and you’re seeing that right now,” Bader, winner of five straight, said.All three judges saw it 30-27 for the number four-ranked Bader, now 21 ... Read the Full Article Here

Northcutt, S. Pettis early winners in Houston

  // NORTHCUTT vs. TREVINOAs the youngest fighter currently on the UFC roster, 19-year-old Sage Northcutt was the recipient of plenty of hype leading into his Octagon debut Saturday. But the Texan was seemingly unbothered by it as he needed less than 1 minute to stop Francisco Trevino in their UFC 192 prelim bout at the Toyota Center in Houston.The victory was the unbeaten Northcutt’s sixth as a pro. And he made it look easy.After Northcutt attempted to find his range with a couple kicks, he and Trevino got tangled up and went to the mat. Seeing his opponent down ... Read the Full Article Here

Pena, Benavidez, Magomedov go distance in wins

MAGOMEDOV vs. JORDANUsing a disciplined and accurate attack, heavyweight prospect Ruslan Magomedov earned his third consecutive UFC victory and ninth win overall on Saturday night, drilling out a three-round unanimous decision over Shawn Jordan, who saw his three-fight winning streak snapped in the UFC 192 main card bout at Toyota Center in Houston, Texas.Scores were 30-27 twice and 29-28.More from UFC 192: Full results | Fight statistics | Fight Night Blog  | KO’s, subs and more in UFC 192 prelims | Northcutt impressive in debut | Lewis, S. Pettis win early ... Read the Full Article Here

KO's, sub and more at UFC 192 prelim fights

RODRIGUEZ vs. HOOKERMexican featherweight prospect Yair Rodriguez continued to impress Saturday night at Toyota Center in Houston, winning a shutout three-round unanimous decision over Daniel Hooker in UFC 192 prelim action.Scores were 30-27 twice and 30-26 for The Ultimate Fighter Latin America winner Rodriguez, 7-1, who appeared to break his right foot in the first round. Hooker falls to 13-6.After a tentative opening from both fighters, Rodriguez began upping his work rate in the second minute, with a variety of kicks being delivered upstairs and down. Hooker tied Rodriguez up with a little ... Read the Full Article Here

Cormier outlasts Gustafsson for split decision

 If anyone wondered whether the UFC light heavyweight title held by Daniel Cormier was a legitimate one in the absence of former champion Jon Jones, those doubts were silenced Saturday night at Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, as Cormier won a five-round war against number two-ranked contender Alexander Gustafsson, taking a split decision victory that left both men spent.“Thank you Alexander Gustafsson,” Cormier said. “You made me a better man and fighter tonight. I will forever be indebted to you.”“He’s the real champ, a legit champ,” Gustafsson, ... Read the Full Article Here

Sage Northcutt impressive in UFC debut

  // HOUSTONHe looks like Mr. Universe and fights like a superhero out of a comic book.On Saturday night at UFC 192, expectations were high for “Super” Sage Northcutt and the 19-year old delivered, finishing Francisco Trevino in under a minute in his UFC debut.More from UFC 192: Full results | Fight Night Blog | Northcutt impressive in debut | Lewis, S. Pettis win earlyNorthcutt came out and threw a pair of head kicks with bad intentions, and after Trevino slipped on a kick attempt of his own, Northcutt pounced. He landed a barrage on the fence tha ... Read the Full Article Here

UFC Latino Fighters Showcased At Fan Q&A

Cain Velasquez may not hold the UFC heavyweight championship belt anymore, but that has not dampened his appeal among fans who showed up to the UFC 192 Q&A at Toyota Center in Houston Friday, or the influence he has on his fellow fighters, four of whom joined him on stage as the promotion celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month.“We think of Oscar De La Hoya, we think of Julio Cesar Chavez, but for me in MMA, I think of Cain Velasquez,” flyweight contender Henry Cejudo said. “He's paved the road for us, and he's someone that I look up to.”Former UFC lightweight champion ... Read the Full Article Here

Joseph Benavidez: Next Man Up

“To everyone out there, before you ask me anything, yes, I want the title fight.” Those are the words of Joseph Benavidez, the perennial flyweight contender who is currently stuck in the state of championship purgatory known throughout the sport as The (Rich) Franklin Zone. “That’s the only fight I want, but I am willing to do whatever it takes to get there.”Three wins removed from his second loss to reigning champion Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson, and readying to welcome Ali Bagautinov back to the Octagon for the first time since the Dagestani c ... Read the Full Article Here

Tweets of the Week - 10/2

UFC 192: Cormier vs Gustafsson Fiiiiiight weeeek!!! Cormier vs Gustafsson this Saturday on PPV! Gustafsson has a slight height and reach advantage pic.twitter.com/DN5Cl4b3Js — Dana White (@danawhite) September 28, 2015   Cormier. Gustafsson. Countdown to #UFC192. Watch it here http://t.co/8a01LQ9Ypz RT if you're ready for #UFC192 pic.twitter.com/F9fVjzcL9P — UFC (@ufc) October 1, 2015   @AlexTheMauler You’re going to be hurting so bad after #UFC192, you’re going to have to send someone out to get #Halo5 for you. — Daniel Cormier (@dc_m ... Read the Full Article Here

UFC 192: By The Numbers

187UFC event where Daniel Cormier won the UFC light-heavyweight title by securing a rear naked choke on Anthony “Rumble” Johnson in the third round9Current ranking of Cormier on UFC’s pound-for-pound list3Wins/finishes by Cormier as a UFC light-heavyweight3.63Career significant strikes landed per minute rate by Cormier across his pro career, UFC average is 2.8358Percentage of Cormier’s 282 significant strikes landed in the UFC were in the clinch or on the ground, 3rd largest proportion among active UFC fighters at light-heavyweight or heavyweight10Fighters have won 10 o ... Read the Full Article Here

Hendricks-Woodley Fight Off UFC 192

Due to issues experienced during his weight cut, welterweight contender Johny Hendricks has been pulled from his UFC 192 bout against Tyron Woodley on Saturday, October 3.The UFC 192 card at Houston's Toyota Center, which is headlined by the UFC light heavyweight bout between Daniel Cormier and Alexander Gustafsson, will proceed as scheduled with 12 bouts.   // Read the Full Article Here

Jordan: Your Friendly Neighborhood Savage

The hurt business of combat sports is one where the margin for nice guys is supposedly thin, but Shawn Jordan has never been one to care too much about boundaries.The El Paso, Texas native has been lowering the boom on opposing competition in many forms and fashions since the days of his youth, but has never been one to subscribe to the belief that ill intentions have to be attached. While his big-bodied athleticism has been the primary factor that has set him apart from the pack for the majority of his time in competition, Jordan’s good natured disposition has also served to separate hi ... Read the Full Article Here

How to Watch UFC 192: Cormier vs. Gustafsson

Skip ahead to Main Card UFC 192: Cormier vs. Gustafsson  Saturday, October 3rd FIGHT PASS Prelims 6:30PM EST / 3:30PM PST / 10:30PM GMT Online Airings FIGHT PASS on UFC.tv: Available Worldwide Excluded Countries: Brazil and Latin America Cable/Satellite Airings Central/South America Brazil - Combate Mexico - UFC Network Argentina - UFC Network Bolivia - UFC Network Chile - UFC Network Colombia - UFC Network Ecuador - UFC Network Panama - UFC Network Paraguay - UFC Network Peru - UFC Network Rep. Dominicana - UFC Network Venezuela - UFC Network Late Prelims ... Read the Full Article Here

Jessica Eye Moves On To the Next One

Having had frequent conversations with Jessica Eye over the last couple years, I had a pretty good idea about how things played out between her loss to Miesha Tate back in July and the Cleveland, Ohio native getting booked to return to action this weekend against Julianna Pena at UFC 192 in Houston.My guess: walk to the back, scream, get checked out and then find UFC matchmaker Sean Shelby.“You know me pretty well because that’s kind of what happened,” Eye laughed when we caught up to discuss her career earlier in the month. “It wasn’t that particular night beca ... Read the Full Article Here

UFC 192 Weigh-in Results

UFC 192, which is headlined by the UFC light heavyweight title fight between Daniel Cormier and Alexander Gustafsson and the light heavyweight bout between Rashad Evans and Ryan Bader, airs live on Pay-Per-View from the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas at 10pm ET / 7pm PT.Four prelim bouts will air live on FOX Sports 1 at 8pm ET / 5pm PT, and the event's first three prelims will air exclusively on UFC FIGHT PASS beginning at 6:30pm ET / 3:30pm PT.Main Event - UFC light heavyweight titleAlexander Gustafsson (204) VS Daniel Cormier (205)Pay-Per-View Main CardRashad Evans (205) VS Ryan Bader (206) ... Read the Full Article Here

Islam Makhachev is Just Getting Started

The caliber of hype and expectation attached to Islam Makhachev isn’t thrown around loosely in the current era of mixed martial arts. It is earned through the type of performances that signal much bigger things waiting on the horizon, and the 24-year-old Dagestan-born fighter has been nothing if not consistent in showing his abilities in live combat.Before his arrival to the UFC back in May, the Russian powerhouse had collected a flawless 11-0 record competing on smaller stages around his home region. This string of victories made him one of the most highly touted prospects on the inte ... Read the Full Article Here

Renewed 'Suga' eager to return at UFC 192

HOUSTON While Daniel Cormier and Alexander Gustafsson are the headliners battling for the 205-pound title Saturday night at UFC 192, Rashad Evans -- the one-time ruler of the division -- returns to the Octagon after a two-year layoff. Removed from the spotlight during a tumultuous recovery stint from a pair of career-threatening ACL injuries, some fans may have forgotten about “Suga” and just how good and competitive he’s been in one of the toughest divisions historically in the UFC.   // Evans plans to remind everyone about his fighting credentials when he att ... Read the Full Article Here

The Downes Side: UFC 192 Predictions

That’s right boys and girls, it’s time for another Texas-sized edition of the Downes Side, but no matter what size it is, the UFC has some fights for you this weekend. Live from the Toyota Center in Houston, we have UFC 192. In the main event of the evening, light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier defends his belt against Alexander “The Mauler” Gustafsson, and the co-main event delivers a battle between top 5 light heavyweights Rashad Evans and Ryan Bader. So grab some brisket and a novelty belt buckle. It’s fight time!JESSICA EYE VS. JULIANNA PENA We begin the ... Read the Full Article Here

Bader Puts Everything on the Line

Ryan Bader feels like a different type of monster in his current form.In a rapidly moving environment like the UFC, overall progression can be a difficult thing to measure. The most readily available option is the wins and losses that combine to build a fighter’s record, but putting the spotlight on those statistics is a short-sided approach. For a fighter like The Ultimate Fighter season 8 winner and current light heavyweight contender, it’s the spaces in between each of his 16 fights over the past seven years that have made all the difference.“It’s all about progressi ... Read the Full Article Here