Dos Anjos upsets Henderson at UFC Fight Night 49; Mein tops Pyle
Rafael dos Anjos said he was ready to take his position among the elite in the UFC's lightweight division. Dos Anjos stunned Benson Henderson in the main event of UFC Fight Night 49, scoring a first-round knockout at the 2:31 mark. In the co-main event, Jordan Mein, from Lethbridge, Alta., stopped Mike Pyle in just 72 seconds courtesy of a vicious left hand that had Pyle stiff and falling backward. Full Story.(Photo: Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Getty Images)
Perennial contender Michael Bisping earned a fourth-round TKO victory over Cung Le on Saturday in the main event of UFC Fight Night in Macau, China. Bisping (25-6) admitted his back was against the wall heading into his matchup with Le (9-3). Fortunately for "The Count," his performance left little doubt that he's still among the world's best middleweights. Full Story.
While Ovince Saint Preux was heavily hyped as "the next big thing" in the UFC's light heavyweight division, Ryan Bader proved he's still one of the best fighters in the world at 205 pounds, scoring a unanimous-decision win in the pair's headlining matchup. Full Story.
The MMA Report
The MMA Report: August 15
John Pollock chats with UFC light heavyweight Ryan Bader ahead of his bout with Ovince St. Preux this Saturday night plus UFC flyweight Zach Makovsky joins the show, all the news from the past week and your Twitter questions.
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UFC 177: Dillashaw vs. Barao II
T.J. Dillashaw has a chance to prove his bantamweight title win was not a fluke in a rematch with Renan Barao in the main event. The event will be held at the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California on August 30, 2014.
UFC 177: Fight Card
UFC Fight Night 50: Souza vs. Mousasi
Headlining his fourth straight event, Gegard Mousasi takes on Ronaldo Souza in a middleweight clash between former Strikeforce champions. In other action, Alistair Overeem battles Ben Rothwell in a heavyweight clash. The event will be held at the Foxwood Resort Casino in Ledyard, Connecticut on September 5, 2014.
UFC Fight Night 50: Fight Card