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UFC 153 “Fight Night” Bonus Winners Announced

Written on October 14, 2012 by Avlya Jaie

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"Fight Night" winners each received a cash bonus of $70,000

UFC President, Dana White, announced the “Fight Night” winners for the recently concluded “UFC 153: Silva vs. Bonnar” event. The winners were each handed out a cash bonus of $70,000.

The “Knockout of the Night” award was given to Mariano Bezerra, who defeated Sam Sicilia via TKO victory at 4:16 of the second round. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, received his ““Submission of the Night” award for tapping out Dave Herman  with an armbar. “Fight of the Night” went to Jon Fitch and Erick Silva.

Fitch ended up earning a Unanimous Decision victory over Silva, with a score of 30-27, 29-28, 29-28.

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Weigh-ins for UFC 153 Set for October 12

Written on October 08, 2012 by Avlya Jaie

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UFC 153 will be headlined by a lightweight title match between Anderson Silva and Stephan Bonnar

The official weigh-ins for the upcoming UFC event, “UFC 153: Silva vs. Bonnar” is set to take place this October 12 at the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. UFC 153 features a light heavyweight title match between Anderson Silva and Stephan Bonnar for the main event.

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Gabriel Gonzaga Out of UFC 153 Card

Written on October 08, 2012 by Avlya Jaie

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The final line-up for this Saturday’s UFC event is now set with 13 bouts. The main card will feature six fights, four for the FX televised prelims and 2 bouts for its Facebook prelims.

Just last week, Geronimo dos Santos was pulled out of the card due to undisclosed reasons, and now his contender, Gabriel Gonzaga has been dropped too. Their bout was supposed to be a part of the FX-televised prelims.

“UFC 153: Silva vs. Bonnar” is set to take place this October 12 at the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Geronimo Dos Santos Forced off the UFC 153 Card

Written on October 04, 2012 by Avlya Jaie

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Geronimo ‘Mondragon’ Dos Santos was pulled out of the UFC 153 card, due to undisclosed reasons

Brazilian heavyweight fighter, Geronimo ‘Mondragon’ Dos Santos was scheduled to make a UFC debut in the upcoming UFC 153 event. However, due to undisclosed reasons, he was pulled out of the fight card.

UFC officials reveal their decision earlier today but offered no additional information on Dos Santos’ case.

Dos Santos was set to fight Gabriel Gonzaga. Gonzaga is now left without any opponent. It is also unclear what UFC officials plan for him.

“UFC 153: Silva vs. Bonnar” will be held at the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, this October 13.

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Anderson Silva Steps In to Save UFC 153

Written on September 14, 2012 by Avlya Jaie

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Anderson Silva is set to face Stephan Bonnar at the main event of UFC 153

UFC middleweight champion Anderson ‘The Spider’ Silva steps in to save UFC 153, after a series of injuries of fighters has threatened to cripple the event’s card. Featherweight champ Jose Aldo has pulled out from his main event bout versus Jose Aldo, after suffering from a foot injury.

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