BROOKLYN, N.Y. – Ryan LaFlare used constant pressure and a stiff left hand to outwork and outpoint Roan Carneiro in a fight that got suddenly competitive in the final minute. 406 more words
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BROOKLYN, N.Y. – Ryan LaFlare may only have one loss in his pro MMA career, but Roan Carneiro thinks people need to look beyond the numbers. 441 more words
The UFC will crown its first female featherweight champion at UFC 208 – and Cristiane Justino won’t be vying for the title.
The inaugural 145-pound belt will go to either former champion Holly Holm (10-2 MMA, 3-2 UFC) or Germaine de Randamie (7-3 MMA, 3-1 UFC), who will kick off a new female weight class for the UFC, which currently boasts 115-pound strawweight and 135-pound bantamweight divisions. 441 more words
Video: Watch UFC Fight Night 101's Derek Brunson smash Roan Carneiro as part of run of first-round knockouts
Derek Brunson has been on an absolute tear. With five straight wins, and seven of eight in the UFC, he’s on the verge of title contention. 191 more words
HIDALGO, Texas – Roan Carneiro didn’t exactly go guns a-blazing against Kenny Robertson, but he did do just enough to eek out a victory.
After a conservative effort from the Brazilian, Carneiro (21-10 MMA, 4-4 UFC) edged out Roberson (15-5 MMA, 4-5 UFC) for a split-decision victory with scores of 28-29, 30-27, and 29-28. 369 more words
So far, all Brazilian fighters who’ve faced UFC welterweight Kenny Robertson have met the same fate: simply put, they lost.
But there’s someone who’s looking to change that. 537 more words