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UFC on Fox 9 gets deeper with the addition of Jamie Varner and Pat Healy
The highly stacked UFC on Fox 9 gets even more loaded with the addition of the lightweight showdown between Jamie Varner and Pat Healy. The two lightweights are known to put up highly entertaining fights and both are recipients of Fight of the Night honors.
However, both of them have also lost their previous matches. Varner is 1 – 2 after defeating Edson Barboza in a fight that is considered as the Upset of the Year of 2012. He dropped a split decision loss to Gleison Tibau in his last fight. Pat Healy also lost his recent outing. He was outclassed by the Russian prospect Khabib Nurmagomedov last September in UFC 165. Prior to that fight, Healy submitted Jim Miller but the win was overturned when Healy tested positive in marijuana in his post-fight test. He is 0-2 with 1 No Contest in his UFC career.
The event which will take place on December 14 at Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California is headlined with a lightweight title bout between Anthony Pettis and Josh Thomson. It also features several top names in the UFC including former interim welterweight champion Carlos Condit and former title contenders in Urijah Faber, Michael McDonald and Chad Mendes.View Article Source »
Jim Miller looks to get back on track versus BJJ black belt Fabricio Camoes in UFC 168
The latest addition to the loaded year-end event of the UFC is a lightweight bout between Jim Miller and Fabricio Camoes. The event takes place at MGM Grand Garden Arena on December 28 and will feature the most anticipated rematch of Anderson Silva and Chris Weidman.
Both lightweight veterans are looking to return in the winning column. Jim Miller was once included in the mix of the best lightweights in the UFC. He is riding in a 7 fight winning streak before losing to Benson Henderson in August of 2011. He is 2 – 2 with 1 NC after that loss. Miller was submitted by Pat Healy in his latest fight but the decision was later overturned into a No Contest after Healy tested positive in marijuana. That fight earned Miller his 3rd Fight of the Night Award; it is his 2nd consecutive after his unanimous decision win over Joe Lauzon. He has also won the Submission of the Night three times.Read the rest of the article »
Diaz emerges as winner, defeats Jim Miller via submission in Round 2
Nate Diaz earns his biggest win by earning a submission from his opponent, Jim Miller. The fight was deemed as the “best performance of his career”.Read the rest of the article »
The upcoming UFC on FOX event, headlines a lightweight bout between Nate Diaz and Jim Miller.
The official weigh-ins for “UFC on FOX: Diaz vs. Miller” event took place this afternoon, at the at the IZOD Center in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The same venue for tomorrow’s event.Read the rest of the article »
The UFC on FOX 3 event will be headlined by a lightweight bout between Nate Diaz vs. Jim Miller
UFC has finally released the event card for their upcoming “UFC on FOX: Diaz vs. Miller” event. The bout will headline a lightweight bout between Nate Diaz vs. Jim Miller and a welterweight bout between Josh Koscheck vs. Johny Hendrick for their co-main event.Read the rest of the article »
Wisconsin's Department of Safety and Professional Services released medical suspensions for the fighters who participated in UFC on Versus 5.
Wisconsin’s Department of Safety and Professional Services released a post-fight medical suspension list for UFC on Versus 5 on Tuesday. The UFC debut event in Milwaukee, featuring a match between Chris Lytle and Dan Hardy, took place last Sunday night at the Bradley Center.
The list of medically suspended fighters from UFC on Versus 5 is posted after the break.Read the rest of the article »
UFC on Versus 5's results are in! Check out who among your fighters took home the bacon.
Last Sunday’s UFC on Versus 5 is now in the books and the results are in!Last Sunday’s UFC on Versus 5 is now in the books and the results are in!
In the main event, Dan Hardy faced Chris Lytle, while Jim Miller attempted to make his eight consecutive win against Ben Henderson. See the complete and quick results of UFC on Versus 5 after the break.Read the rest of the article »
UFC announced that they will stream the preliminary bouts of their upcoming UFC on Versus 5 on Facebook for free.
UFC officials announced that UFC on Versus 5: Hardy vs Lytle will stream eight of its preliminary matches for free on its official Facebook Fan Page. This move – which will begin on Sunday, August 14, at 5:45 p.m. ET – will give UFC fans a chance to watch the entire event as if they are inside the arena.
While the Dan Hardy vs Chris Lytle bout will be in the main event, the rest of the card fills out well. Check the full card after the break.Read the rest of the article »
Another fighter was scrapped from UFC on Versus 5's lineup, as Leonard Garcia bows out from his match against Alex Caceres due to injury.
Another injury hits UFC on Versus 5 lineup, as Leonard Garcia withdraws from his match against Alex Caceres. The promotion announced the injury last Tuesday, and tapped Jim Hettes to fill-in Leonard Garcia’s shoes.
Jim Hettes has an incredible record of 8-0, all of it comes via submission. He was eyed by the UFC last year, but he was not able to sign a contract due to commitments to another promotion.
UFC on Versus 5 will be the promotion’s first event in Wisconsin, and it will kick off at the Bradley Center in Milwaukee. The event will headline a welterweight bout between Dan Hardy and Chris Lytle. Also in the main event is a lightweight duel between Jim Miller and Ben Henderson.View Article Source »
Ben Henderson leaves no opportunity behind after winning his first fight in UFC, as he faces Jim Miller at UFC on Versus 5.
After winning promotional debut at UFC 129, Ben Henderson – former WEC lightweight champion – is moving fast to get his second fight against Jim Miller at UFC Versus 5.
A win over Mark Bocek by a unanimous decision has given Ben Henderson a redemption, after he was defeated in his last title fight in WEC against Anthony Pettis. He currently has a 13-2 record through his refined style and performance. Meanwhile, Jim Miller is said to be a tough opponent for Ben Henderson. He has fought consistently in UFC with a 9-1 record before entering the organization in 2008. Jim Miller now has a 20-2 record, following his seven consecutive wins — including his two knockout victories against Charles Oliveira and Kamal Shalorus.
The UFC on Versus 5 will take place on August 14, at the Bradley Center in Milwaukee.View Article Source »
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