Thursday, May 30, 2013

Video of the Day - Silva v. Ayon

Here is Erick Silva fighting Francisco Ayon at Jungle Fight 23 in Belem, Brazil which took place on 10/30/10.

Silva next fights Jason High at UFC on Fuel 10 in Brazil.

Video of the Day - Fernandes v. Maeda

Here is Bibiano Fernandes fighting Yoshiro Maeda at Dream NYE 2012 which took place on 12/31/12 at the Saitama Super Arena in Japan.

Fernandes (13-3) next fights Koetsu Okazaki (8-2) at One FC 9 which takes place at the Mall of Asia Arena in the Philippines.

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Video of the Day - Cox v. Lee

Here is Vaughan Lee fighting Ian Cox at Fight UK 4, which took place on 6/5/11 in Leicester, England.

Lee fights Rapheal Assuncao at UFC on Fuel 10 which takes place on 6/8/13 in Brazil.

Saturday, May 11, 2013

Video of the Day - Belfort v. Lindland

Here are MMA legends Vitor Belfort and Matt Lindland fighting in Affliction - Reckoning which took place on 1/24/09. The fight features one of the best KO's from the promotion's 2 event run.

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Video of the Day - Dunham v. Kaneshiro

Here is Evan Dunham versus Eben Kaneshiro from Rise Fighting Championships which took place on 9/13/08 in Eugene, Oregon.

Dunham (14-3, 7-3 UFC) will look to win his second straight UFC win against Rafeal Dos Anjos (18-6) at UFC on FX 8.

Video of the Day - Silva v. Pele

Here is a super heavyweight bout between Antonio Silva v. Eric Pele from Bodog on 12/2/06.

Silva (18-4) is coming off KO wins over Alistair Overeem and Travis Browne. He will look to avenge his loss to Cain Velasquez at UFC 160 for the UFC HW Title.

Pele (11-5) retired from active MMA competition in 2008. His biggest wins came over Bobby Hoffman (36-10), Travis Fulton (249-49) and Dan Christison (20-7).
*Horrible stand-up about 53 seconds in.

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Video of the Day - Smith v. Carwin

Here is Shane Carwin fighting Justice Smith at Extreme Wars 3 "Bay Area Brawl" which took place on 6/3/06 in Oakland, California.

Carwin (12-2) announced his retirement from MMA today after dealing with injuries the past two years. The pinnacle of Carwin's career was at UFC 111 when he TKO'd Frank Mir in the first round to claim the UFC Interim HW Title. He had other MMA wins over Gabriel Gonzaga, Neil Wain and Rex Richards.

Saturday, May 4, 2013

Anthony Pettis Capoeira

Here is Anthony Pettis showing off his Capoeira stylings in Brazil. Pettis will challenge Jose Aldo for the UFC featherweight title for his debut in the 145 pound weightclass at UFC 163 in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil.

Video of the Day - Belfort v. Serati

Here is Vitor Belfort v. Ivan Serati from Cage Rage 21: Judgment Day, which took place on 4/21/07. Belfort would go 3-0 in his career in the UK's Cage Rage promotion.

Belfort (22-10) next fights Strikforce's last MW Champ Luke Rockhold at UFC on FX 8 on May 18th.

UFC on FX 8 takes place in Jaragua do Sul, Santa Catarina, Brazil at the Arena Jaragua and will be broadcast on FX, FUEL TV and Facebook.


Vitor Belfort v. Luke Rockhold
Chris Camozzi v. Ronaldo Souza
Rafael dos Anjos v. Evan Dunham
Rafael Natal v. Joao Zeferino


Hacran Dias v. Nik Lentz
Mike Rio v. Francisco Trinaldo
John Cholish v. Gleison Tibau
Michel dos Prazeres v. Paulo Thiago
Yuri Alcantara v. Iliarde Santos
Roger Hollett v. Fabio Maldonado


Azamat Gashimov v. John Lineker
Chris Cariaso v. Jussier Formiga
Jeremy Larsen v. Lucas Martins

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Video of the Day - Striegl v. Sarmiento

Here is undefeated prospect Mark Striegl (12-0) fighting Harris Sarmiento (35-24) in PXC 34 which took place on 11/17/12 in the Philippines.

Sarmiento is a Strikeforce, WEC and X-1 veteran with his best wins over TUF 12 champ Jonathan Brookins, TUF 9's Richie Whitson and Bellator's Ed West.

Striegl will try to find his way in the UFC soon, as he looks to push his record to 13-0 against Yusuke Yachi (9-3) at PXC 37. PXC 37 takes place May 18th in the Philippines.

Video of the Day - Taylor v. Leites

Here is Jesse Taylor fighting Thales Leites at MFC 25 - Validation which took place on 5/7/10 in Edmonton, Alberta.

Taylor (25-9) will next defend his Cage Warriors middleweight championship at CFCW 54 this Saturday in Cardiff, Wales against John Phillips. Taylor is riding a 5 fight win streak, last defeating TUF 3 champ Kendall Grove via unanimous decision. Taylor has career wins over UFC fighters Dylan Andrews, Tom Watson, Chris Camozzi and former champ Murilo Bustamante.

Thales Leites (20-4) last defeated UFC/IFL veteran Matt Horwich at Amazon Forest Combat 2 last March. He holds career wins over UFC vets Jeremy Horn, Nate Marquardt and TUF 17's Tor Troeng.

Fight starts at 6:25.