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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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Quick Results for “UFC 153: Silva vs. Bonnar”

Written on October 14, 2012 by Avlya Jaie

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Anderson Silva defeated Stephan Bonnar via TKO at round 1

The pay-per-view event, “UFC 153: Silva vs. Bonnar” was held last Saturday at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil’s HSBC Arena. The event featured twelve bouts. The main event featured a light heavyweight bout between UFC middleweight champ Anderson Silva and Stephan ‘The American Psycho’ Bonnar.

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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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Rashad Evans Rejects Fight with Glover Teixeira at UFC 143 Due To Short Notice

Written on October 01, 2012 by Avlya Jaie

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UFC 153 is scheduled to take place this October 13 at the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

UFC President Dana White confirmed last weekend that Rashad Evans has rejected the spur-of-the-moment chance to fight Glover Teixeira at UFC 153. Evans has explained through his Twitter account, why he turned down the planned match.

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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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‘Big Nog’ Set to Make a Comeback via UFC 153

Written on September 13, 2012 by Avlya Jaie

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Antônio Rodrigo ‘Big Nog’ Nogueira broke his arm and lost to Frank Mir, last year at UFC 140.

Former UFC heavyweight champion Antônio Rodrigo ‘Big Nog’ Nogueira is set to make an awaited octagon return via the upcoming UFC 153 event. Nogueira has been recovering from an arm injury that he sustained after losing to Frank Mir at last year’s UFC 140.

The ‘Big Nog’ is said to be fighting Dave ‘Pee Wee’ Herman in his impending bout. Herman announced this news in a recent interview with website, Tatame.com.br:

“I’m excited to retire the Minotaur. I’ll make a point to be his last fight”

“After my last I had surgery, but now I’m good to fight. He does not want to be retired in Brazil, especially against me … That will not be good for him.“

UFC 153 is set to take place at the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on October 13, 2012. The bout will be headlined by a match between Anderson Silva and veteran light heavyweight Stephan Bonnar.

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Frankie Edgar Wants to Give Fans A “Super Fight” at UFC 153

Written on September 11, 2012 by Avlya Jaie

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Frankie Edgar replaces Erik Koch, set to fight Jose Aldo at the main event of UFC 153 in Brazil

Former UFC lightweight champion, Frankie Edgar, will engage in a featherweight bout against Jose Aldo at the main event of UFC 153. Edgar replaced Erik Koch, who has pulled out of the bout, after suffering from an injury.

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Jose Aldo Figures In Motorcycle Accident, Set to Fight at UFC 153

Written on September 03, 2012 by Avlya Jaie

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UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo, involved in a minor motorcycle accident, last Saturday

His coach Andre Pederneiras, said Aldo only suffered minor injuries and it won’t stop him from competing at UFC 153, where he is set to defend his title against former lightweight title holder, Frankie Edgar. He only suffered a “few scratches and a swollen foot”.

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