Original TUF cast member and UFC legend Kenny Florian officially announced his retirement recently and UFC Tonight had a little surprise for him. See what Georges St-Pierre, Rashad Evans and many more had to say about Florian’s departure from fighting in the UFC.
Kenny Florian talks about how he decided to become committed to jiu-jitsu after a hazardous fall in Brazil, and what he really wanted to do before The Ultimate Fighter.
Here’s a real intense UFC 145 pre-fight interview of UFC 205-pound champ Jon Jones and no. 1 title contender Rashad Evans. ¬†Evans calls Jones “fake” and the trash talk goes on from there. ¬†Who do you guys think will take this fight?
Video of the UFC 145 press conference with UFC president Dana White, UFC lightweight champion Jon Jones, and his former teammate-turned-rival, former light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans.
Main Fight Card Results:
- Rashad Evans defeats Phil Davis via unanimous decision (Evans will now fight Champ Jon Jones for the 205-pound title)
- Chael Sonnen defeats Michael Bisping via unanimous decision¬†(Sonnen will now fight Champ Anderson Silva for the 185-pound title)
- Chris Weidman def. Demian Maia via split decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
- Evan Dunham def. Nik Lentz via TKO (doctor’s stoppage) – Round 2, 5:00
- Mike Russow def. John-Olav Einemo via unanimous decision
- Cub Swanson def. George Roop via TKO (punches) – Round 2, 2:22
- Charles Oliveira def. Eric Wisely via submission (calf crusher) – Round 1, 1:43
- Michael Johnson def. Shane Roller via unanimous decision
- Lavar Johnson def. Joey Beltran via KO (punches) – Round 1, 4:24
- Chris Camozzi def. Dustin Jacoby via submission (guillotine choke) – Round 3, 1:08
Here’s a behind the scenes look at UFC on FX 1. ¬†UFC President Dana White discusses the upcoming UFC on FOX 2 fight card, and Jon Jones makes his prediction on the main event bout between Rashad Evans and Phil Davis…
MMA stars talk about the UFC on Fox 2 event taking place Saturday, January 28th in Chicago. ¬†Forrest Griffin, Amir Sadollah , Mike Pyle, Randy Couture, Cung Le, Jay Hieron, Greg Jackson, Dan Henderson, as well as others talked about whether Rashad Evans is still deserving of a light heavyweight title fight with Jon Jones, the possibility of Chael Sonnen fighting Anderson Silva in Brazil and whether it was surprising to see Michael Bisping step back into the cage so quickly.
Date:¬†Saturday- January 28, 2012
Time: 8 pm ET / 5pm PT ¬†(LIVE and FREE on FOX and FUEL TV)
Location:¬†United Center in Chicago, Illinois¬†‚Äď U.S.A.
Main Fight Card:¬†(aired on FOX)
- Rashad Evans vs Phil Davis
- Michael Bisping vs. Chael Sonnen
- Demian Maia vs.¬†Chris “All American” Weidman
- Johnny Bedford vs. Mitch Gagnon
- Evan Dunham vs. Nik Lentz
- Michael Johnson vs.¬†Shane Roller
- Jon Olav Einemo vs. Mike Russow
- George Roop vs. Cub Swanson
- Charles Oliveira vs. Eric Wisely
- Joey Beltran vs. Lavar Johnson
- Chris Camozzi vs. Dustin Jacoby
The Ultimate Fighting Championship invades the United Center in Chicago on Saturday, January 28 for its second network television event on FOX with an ultimate tripleheader. ¬†In the night’s main event, former light heavyweight champion “Suga” Rashad Evans takes on undefeated former national champion wrestler Phil “Mr. Wonderful” Davis to determine the next challenger to the 205-pound title.