Title defense finishing rates of UFC champions

There has been a lot of talk about fighters finishing fights lately, so I figured I would list the finishing rates of every dominant champion (3 or more defenses) in UFC/Pride history. 1. Ronda Rousey-100%-Finished 7/7 defenses 2.Frank Shamrock-100%-Finished 4/4 defenses 3.Chuck Liddell-100%-Finished 4/4 title defenses 4.BJ Penn-100%-Finished 3/3 defenses 5.Matt Hughes-86%-Finished 6/7 defenses 6.Anderson … Continue reading Title defense finishing rates of UFC champions

Anderson Silva out of UFC 198 against Uriah Hall with abdominal injury

UFC 198 took a major hit today as former UFC Middleweight champion Anderson Silva unfortunately has pulled out of his bout with Uriah Hall due to severe abdominal pain. Dana White confirmed the news with Yahoo Sports Tuesday. Even more serious following this bit of news being that Silva may require gall bladder surgery after … Continue reading Anderson Silva out of UFC 198 against Uriah Hall with abdominal injury

Gegard Mousasi calls out Anderson Silva for bout at UFC 199 or UFC 200

UFC Middleweight Gegard Mousasi had been adament since his signing with the promotion that he wished to compete against the biggest and best names, calling out the likes of Ronald Souza, Lyoto Machida, and Vitor Belfort. Mousasi has now turned his attention to one of the greatest fighters to ever grace the Octagon. Fresh over … Continue reading Gegard Mousasi calls out Anderson Silva for bout at UFC 199 or UFC 200

Fights to make after UFC Fight Night: London

Makwan Amirkhani vs. Rony Jason Makwan Amirkhani returned to competition against his rival in Mike Wilkinson in competitive fashion. Though Wilkinson pressured early, Amirkhani utilized superior grappling offense to score a hard earned judges decision victory against the man who had knocked out his training partner Niklas Backstrom two years prior. Amirkhani has now notched … Continue reading Fights to make after UFC Fight Night: London