UFC 144's opening event of the Pay-Per-View didn't last long, as Anthony Pettis knocked out Joe Lauzon in the first round of their lightweight bout in Tokyo.
A butthurt Nick Diaz announced he was "done with this shit" after losing a unanimous decision to Carlos Condit in tonight's UFC 143 welterweight interim title bout.
Here's Chael Sonnen after his middleweight fight tonight in Chicago during the UFC on Fox event, one in which Sonnen won a unanimous decision over Michael Bisping. It looks like Sonnen is cutting a pro wrestling promo, which I'm sure plenty of MMA fans think is just great—but personally, I'd rather see fighters speak…
We didn't have time to give this nasty wheel kick KO the proper treatment last night, but here's Edson Barboza's heel applied to Terry Etim's face in extreme slow motion, from Saturday's UFC 142 lightweight event.
In the UFC 142 main event, featherweight Jose Aldo held onto the belt with a nasty knee-then-punch combo that knocked out Chad Mendes and sparked a roar from the approving Brazilian audience—into which Aldo leapt and out of which he was eventually carried, Rocky-style.
While the New England Patriots are metaphorically kicking the crap out of the Denver Broncos, this knock-out wheel kick from Edson Barboza provides legitimate reason to check Terry Etim's pants. It was a blow that might ruin the adjective "lightweight" forever.
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Actually, it was more like one second, as it was a single punch from Johny Hendricks that took Jon Fitch out of their welterweight match at UFC 141.
Cheick Kongo has never lived up to the hype that attends a man who appears to have stepped from the pages of a comic book. But Kongo — who looks even more intimidating with that beard — showed some gameness last night after Pat Barry twice knocked him for a loop. Some people are calling this the greatest comeback in…