Saturday, October 20, 2012

VIDEO: Rich Franklin vs Cung Le - UFC on FUEL TV 6 Preview Trailer for 11/10/12

BELLATOR 77 RESULTS: Rich Clementi, Dave Jansen, Marcin Held and Ricardo Tirloni Advance in LW Tourney - 10/19/12

Lightweight semifinalist Rich Clementi (pic via Facebook)
Bellator Fighting Championships presented Bellator 77: Clementi vs Sarnavskiy on Friday, October 19, 2012, at the Reading Eagle Theater at the Sovereign Center in Reading, Pennsylvania. The main card aired live on MTV2.

Former UFC fighter Rich "No Love" Clementi, former WEC fighter Dave "The Fugitive" Jansen, Polish MMA prodigy Marcin Held and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt Ricardo Tirloni advanced to the semifinals of the Bellator Season 7 Lightweight Tournament. All 3 Russian fighters, who were making their Bellator debuts in the tournament, lost.

The Russian-less 155-pound semifinals will go down at Bellator 81 with Rich Clementi vs Marcin Held and Dave Jansen vs Ricardo Tirloni.

Complete Results After the Break



Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Monday, October 15, 2012

PAYDAY: UFC on FX 5 Salaries - Purse Amounts and Bonus Payouts from 10/5/12

The Minnesota Office of Combative Sports has released the following salary figures to for UFC on FX 5: Browne vs Bigfoot, held Friday, October 5, 2012, at the Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

These are the fighter purses as reported to the commission by the UFC. See note at bottom of this article for more details on fighter paychecks.

Co-main event UFC 151 transplant Jake Ellenberger was the top earner of the night with his $84,000 payout.

Sunday, October 14, 2012

MFW 1 RESULTS: Joe 'Diesel' Riggs Blasts Josh 'Superman' Cavan at Debut of Made For War MMA in Colorado - 10/13/12

Made For War 1: Riggs vs Cavan was held Saturday, October 13, 2012, at the Douglas County Fairgrounds and Event Center in Castle Rock, which is centrally located between Denver and Colorado Springs.

Complete Results After the Break

UFC 153 RESULTS: Anderson Silva Punks Stephan Bonnar, Big Nog Represents BJJ Against Dave Herman in Brazil - 10/13/12

The Ultimate Fighting Championship returned to Brazil for UFC 153: Silva vs Bonnar on Saturday, October 13, 2012, at the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro. The main card aired live on PPV.

UFC 153 Bonuses - FOTN, KO and Submission of the Night Awards

Video Highlights and Complete Results After the Break

UFC 153 BONUSES: Silva vs Bonnar - $70K Bonus Payouts for Nogueira, Rony Jason, Jon Fitch and Erick Silva - 10/13/12

The UFC awarded a total of $280,000 in bonus money to 4 fighters for performances at UFC 153: Silva vs Bonnar, held Saturday, October 13, 2012, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The event was headlined by middleweight champion Anderson Silva vs Stephan Bonnar in a light heavyweight bout.

After every UFC event, Zuffa officials pay out bonuses to fighters based on exceptional performances. These bonus payouts are made in addition to the contracted salary or fighter purse of each honored athlete.