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UFC 179: Complete Results and Most Impressive Performances from PPV Event

Bleacherreport.com  -  UFC 179 provided fans in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil with a little bit of everything on Saturday night. The card—which featured a heavy Brazilian flavor—saw some history made, a few upsets and yet another successful title defense by one of the country's most beloved fighters. In all, 11 fighters had their hands raised in victory by the end of the night. Here's a look at the resul 3 days

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UFC 179 Medical Suspensions: Phil Davis, Scott Jorgensen Could Miss 6 Months

Bleacherreport.com  -  Light heavyweight Phil Davis and flyweight Scott Jorgensen could each miss up to six months of action because of injuries sustained at UFC 179.Davis, who won his fight against Glover Teixeira, apparently suffered a hand injury during the contest. Jorgensen's injury was more apparent; he will miss time because of a rib injury he sustained thanks to a huge kick from Wilson Reis. Reis won that bout 3 days

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UFC 179 Results: 3 Fights for Phil Davis to Take Next

Bleacherreport.com  -  UFC 179 was a solid showing for Phil Davis—a night for him to remind the world that he's actually pretty good at this MMA thing. He kept Glover Teixeira guessing for their entire bout, holding his own on the feet and dominating the action on the ground.While many were eulogizing his career after a convincing loss to Anthony Johnson only a few short months ago, Davis is now right back in the 3 days

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Anderson Silva Signs New 15-Fight Deal with UFC

Bleacherreport.com  -  More of Anderson Silva is never a bad thing.The former middleweight champ agreed to a new 15-fight deal last Thursday over a meal with UFC president Dana White and CEO Lorenzo Fertitta. During an interview with Combate.com, per MMAFighting.com, Silva admitted the news would probably make his family crazy.“I had seven fights on my contract [after upcoming fight with Nick Diaz]. I met Lorenzo 3 days

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UFC 179: Matches to Make for the Entire Fight Card

Bleacherreport.com  -  It was a lot closer than his first meeting with Chad Mendes, but Jose Aldo once against defended his belt from the Team Alpha Male standout.Although Mendes attempted eight takedowns, he didn't seem overly hesitant to stand with the champion. While that didn't work out so well, he did seemingly rock Aldo on multiple occasions. Still, Mendes was also hurt by multiple strikes thrown by the titl 3 days

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UFC 179 Results: Fights for Jose Aldo to Take Next

Bleacherreport.com  -  As if anyone needed further validation of Jose Aldo's greatness, the champ put on a display at UFC 179 that reminded fans of his former WEC days.Aldo's fight with Chad Mendes started nearly the same as the T.J. Dillashaw vs. Renan Barao bout earlier this year, with the Team Alpha Male fighter dropping the champion early. But instead of the knockdown setting the tone for the entire 4 days

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UFC 179 Results: 3 Fights for Glover Teixeira to Take Next

Bleacherreport.com  -  Saturday night, UFC 179 marked the UFC's return to both pay-per-view and the country of Brazil. The card was headlined by a featherweight championship thriller in Jose Aldo vs. Chad Mendes, which turned out to be the only really good fight on the paid portion of the card.The co-main event was a light heavyweight scrap that featured Brazilian Glover Teixeira and American Phil Davis. After three pl 4 days

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UFC 179 Results: Jose Aldo vs. Chad Mendes Rematch Lives Up to Hype

Bleacherreport.com  -  When Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes first stepped into the Octagon two years ago, the high-profile bout was over before it could begin. An Aldo knee to Mendes' skull knocked the challenger out and allowed the champion to retain his title, though the quick ending proved something of an anticlimactic finish to the anticipated fight.When Aldo and Mendes agreed to get into the ring once more, again it see 4 days

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