How Swede It Is – Cedenblad, Musoke win in Stockholm

  Sweden’s Magnus Cedenblad rose from a second round knockdown to control his middleweight bout against Scott Askham on the mat and win a close, but unanimous, decision over the previously unbeaten Brit in UFC Fight Night prelim action Saturday at the Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm.Scores were 29-28 across the board.Askham and Cedenblad took… Read more »

Upset City – Story, Blachowicz, Wilkinson Win

It may have seemed like forever since Rick Story handed current UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks his first pro loss in 2010, but Saturday at the Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden, Story announced that he was back among the top welterweights in the world as he handed highly-touted Gunnar Nelson his first pro defeat… Read more »

Fight Night Stockholm: Post-Fight Bonus Recap

Charles Rosa may not have come out on the winning side in his Octagon debut against Dennis Siver at Fight Night Stockholm, but the 28-year-old certainly didn’t walk away empty handed. Rosa, who took the fight in Sweden on a week’s notice, and Siver put on a show in one of the best bouts on… Read more »

Late Sub Kelades Stuns Holohan in Halifax

Stepping in on five days’ notice to replace Louis Gaudinot, Nova Scotia flyweight Chris Kelades thrilled his hometown fans at Scotiabank Center in Halifax Saturday with a stirring three-round unanimous decision win over previously unbeaten Irishman Patrick Holohan.Scores in the UFC Fight Night prelim bout were 29-28 across the board.Holohan (10-1-1) controlled much of the… Read more »

Heir Apparent 2.0 – Rory KOs Saffiedine

Number two-ranked welterweight contender Rory MacDonald won the big one Saturday night at Scotiabank Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, knocking out Tarec Saffiedine in the third round to cement his spot as the next man to challenge for the welterweight title Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler will battle for in December.“I think it goes… Read more »

Fight Night Halifax: Post-Fight Bonus Recap

Six fighters joined UFC Canada Direction of Operations Tom Wright at the Fight Night Halifax post-fight press conference: Mitch Gagnon, Ultimate Fighter Nations’ champions Elias Theodorou and Chad Laprise, batanmweight winner Raphael Assuncao, and headliners Tarec Saffiedine and Rory MacDonald.Performance of the Night went to Canada’s Olivier Aubin-Mercier and Rory MacDonald for their strong performances…. Read more »