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Mark Scanlon Out; Matt Riddle in versus Matt Brown at UFC on Versus 3

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Matt Riddle

5-2-0 MMA and UFC record

– Won 2 of last 3 Fights

– Notable Wins: Dan Cramer, Damarques Johnson, Greg Soto

Matt Brown

11-10-0 MMA/4-4 UFC Record

– 3 Fight Losing Streak

– Notable Wins: James Wilks, Matt Arroyo (x2), Pete Sell

 
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Posted by on January 14, 2011 in News, UFC

 

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UFC 124: News & Notes

  UFC 124 News & Notes

  • Mac Danzig was awarded the “Knockout of the Night” award for his first round KO victory over Joe Stevenson. He earned a $100k bonus check.

 

  • Mark Bocek was Awarded the “Submission of the Night” award for his first round victory via a slick triangle choke. He earned a $100k bonus check.

 

  • Georges St. Pierre and Josh Koscheck were awarded the “Fight of the Night” award, chosen by the fans for the first time in UFC history. Both fighters earned a $100k bonus check.

 

  • UFC 124 draws reported record breaking attendance of 23,152. Live gate was $4.6 Million.

 

  • Dana White allowed the fans to pick the “Fight of the Night” for the first time in UFC history, but won’t let it happen again. He said clearly Matt Riddle and Sean Pierson put on the fight of the night. White said he will “take care” of Riddle and Pierson for their efforts.

 

  • Georges St. Pierre wants his fight with Jake Shields to take place at UFC 131 in Toronto in April.

 

  • Dana White hinted at the heavyweight title fight between Cain Velasquez vs Junior dos Santos could take place at UFC 131 in Toronto.

 

  • Mark Bocek called out George Sotiropolous after his UFC 124 victory. Bocek feels everyone thinks Sotiropolous is the best Brazilian Ju-Jitsu fighter in the lightweight division, and he’d like to change that.

 

  • Georges St. Pierre has won 30 rounds in a row.

 

  • Dana White said Stefan Struve is now “in the mix” in the heavyweight division.

 

  • Josh Koscheck suffered a broken orbital bone in his fight with Georges St. Pierre.
 
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Posted by on December 12, 2010 in News and Notes, UFC

 

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UFC 124 Quick Results

MAIN CARD

  • Champ Georges St-Pierre def. Josh Koscheck via unanimous decision (50-45, 50-45, 50-45) – retains welterweight title
  • Stefan Struve def. Sean McCorkle via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 3:55
  • Jim Miller def. Charles Oliveira via submission (kneebar) – Round 1, 1:59
  • Mac Danzig def. Joe Stevenson via KO (punch) – Round 1, 1:54
  • Thiago Alves def. John Howard via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

PRELIMINARY CARD

  • Dan Miller def. Joe Doerksen via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
  • Mark Bocek def. Dustin Hazelett via submission (triangle choke) – Round 1, 2:33
  • Rafael Natal and Jesse Bongfeldt fight to a majority draw (28-28, 28-28, 29-28)
  • Sean Pierson def. Matt Riddle via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
  • Ricardo Almeida def. T.J. Grant via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
  • John Makdessi def. Pat Audinwood via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)
 
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Posted by on December 12, 2010 in Quick Results, UFC

 

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Anthony Waldburger Out; Sean Pierson in versus Matt Riddle at UFC 124

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Sean Pierson

– 10-4-0 MMA/ UFC Debut

– 5 Fight Win Streak

– Notable Wins: Steve Vigneault (x2)

Matt Riddle

5-1-0 MMA and UFC record

– 2 Fight Win Streak

– Notable Wins: Dan Cramer, Damarques Johnson, Greg Soto

 
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Posted by on October 27, 2010 in News, UFC

 

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Matt Riddle vs Anthony Waldburger Added to UFC 124 in Montreal

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Matt Riddle

5-1-0 MMA and UFC record

– 2 Fight Win Streak

– Notable Wins: Dan Cramer, Damarques Johnson, Greg Soto

Anthony Waldburger

– 13-5-0 MMA/ 1-0 UFC Record

– 4 Fight Win Streak

– Notable Wins: Pat Healy, Brian Foster, David Mitchell

 
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Posted by on October 9, 2010 in News, UFC

 

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UFC on Versus 2 Quick Results

MAIN CARD

  • Jon Jones def. Vladimir Matyushenko via TKO (strikes) – Round 1, 1:52
  • Yushin Okami def. Mark Munoz via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
  • Jake Ellenberger def. John Howard via TKO (eye injury) – Round 3, 2:21
  • Takanori Gomi def. Tyson Griffin via KO (punch) – Round 1, 1:04

PRELIMINARY CARD

  • Jacob Volkmann def. Paul Kelly via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
  • Matt Riddle def. DaMarques Johnson via TKO – Round 2, 4:29
  • Igor Pokrajac def. James Irvin via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1, 2:29
  • Brian Stann def. Mike Massenzio via submission (triangle choke) – Round 3, 3:10
  • Charles Oliveira def. Darren Elkins via submission (armbar) – Round 1, 0:41
 
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Posted by on August 15, 2010 in News, UFC

 

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UFC Targets DaMarques Johnson vs Matt Riddle for UFC on Versus 2

MMA Junkie Reports:

http://mmajunkie.com/news/18949/ufc-targets-damarques-johnson-vs-matt-riddle-for-ufc-on-versus-2.mma

DaMarques Johnson

– 11-7-0 MMA/ 2-1 UFC Record

– 2 Fight Win Streak

– Notable Wins: Edgar Garcia, Brad Blackburn

Matt Riddle

4-1-0 MMA and UFC record

– 3 Decision, 1 DQ Victories

– Notable Wins: Dan Cramer, Dante Rivera, Greg Soto

 
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Posted by on May 2, 2010 in News, UFC

 

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