Ringside Report Radio October 22 now online

Ringside Report Radio. October 22, 2014. Hosted by Dave Simon and Kevin McKough.

Simon and McKough discussed Cain Velasquez’ injury and the UFC interim heavyweight title bout made for UFC 180 featuring Fabricio Werdum versus Mark Hunt.

Simon and McKough talked about Ronda Rousey v. Cat Zingano being made official for UFC 182, Jose Aldo v. Chad Mendes at UFC 179 and Bellator 130.

All this and much more MMA on this 1-hour episode.

Top 10 MMA Rankings- October 2014

djchampThis is the 37th monthly installment of the Ringside Report official Top 10 MMA rankings. These rankings reflect results from September 6, 2014- October 3, 2014.

Victories from Andrei Arlovski and Mark Hunt shook up the heavyweight rankings this month. Andrei Arlovski’s win over Antonio Silva on September 13 bumped him from an honorable mention in last month’s rankings to 4th overall in October 2014. Mark Hunt’s win over Roy Nelson on September 21 moved him from 8th in September 2014 to 5th in this month’s rankings. Travis Browne drops from 5th to 6th, Stipe Miocic from 6th to 7th and Josh Barnett’s continued inactivity drops him from 6th to 8th. Antonio Silva falls from 4th to 9th and Gabriel Gonzaga gets pushed out of the Top 10 into the honorable mention category.

There are no Top 10 Heavyweights scheduled to compete in October 2014.

Heavyweights- (207-265 lbs.)

1. Cain Velasquez (13-1, UFC HW champion) Last fight: TKO win over Junior Dos Santos on October 19, 2013 at UFC 166. Next fight: versus Fabricio Werdum on November 15, 2014 at UFC 180

2. Junior Dos Santos (16-3) Last fight: TKO loss to Cain Velasquez on October 19, 2013 at UFC 166. Next fight: versus Stipe Miocic on December 13, 2014 at UFC on FOX 13

3. Fabricio Werdum (18-5-1) Last fight: unanimous decision win over Travis Browne on April 19, 2014 at UFC on FOX 11. Next fight: versus Cain Velasquez on November 15, 2014 at UFC 180

4. Andrei Arlovski (23-10-1) Last fight: KO win over Antonio Silva on September 13, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 51. Next fight: TBA

5. Mark Hunt (10-8-1) Last fight: KO win over Roy Nelson on September 21, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 52. Next fight: TBA

6. Travis Browne (16-2-1) Last fight: unanimous decision loss to Fabricio Werdum on April 19, 2014 at UFC on FOX 11. Next fight: versus Brendan Schaub on December 6, 2014 at UFC 181

7. Stipe Miocic (12-1) Last fight: TKO win over Fabio Maldonado on May 31, 2014 at TUF Brazil Finale. Next fight: versus Junior Dos Santos on December 13, 2014 at UFC on FOX 13

8. Josh Barnett (33-7) Last fight: KO loss to Travis Browne on December 28, 2013 at UFC 168. Next fight: TBA

9. Antonio Silva (18-6-1) Last fight: KO loss to Andrei Arlovski on September 13, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 51. Next fight: TBA

10. Ben Rothwell (34-9) Last fight: TKO win over Alistair Overeem on September 5, 2014. Next fight: TBA

Honourable mentions: Alistair Overeem, Stefan Struve, Soa Palelei, Matt Mitrione, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, Shawn Jordan, Roy Nelson, Frank Mir, Vitaly Minakov, Brendan Schaub, Jared Rosholt, Bobby Lashley, Cheick Kongo, Gabriel Gonzaga

No movement at Light-Heavyweight this month. No Top 10 Light-Heavyweights competed in September 2014.

5th ranked Glover Teixeira is scheduled to fight 8th ranked Phil Davis on October 25 at UFC 179.

Light-Heavyweights-( 205 lbs.)

1. Jon Jones (20-1, UFC LHW Champion) Last fight: unanimous decision win over Glover Teixeira on April 26, 2014 at UFC 172. Next fight: versus Daniel Cormier on January 3, 2015 at UFC 182

2. Alexander Gustafsson (16-2) Last fight: TKO win over Jimi Manuwa on March 8, 2014 for UFC Fight Night 37. Next fight: TBA

3. Daniel Cormier (15-0) Last fight: technical submission win over Dan Henderson on May 24, 2014 at UFC 173. Next fight: versus Jon Jones on January 3, 2015 at UFC 182

4. Rashad Evans (21-3-1D) Last fight: TKO win over Chael Sonnen on November 16, 2013 at UFC 167. Next fight: TBA

5. Glover Teixeira (22-3) Last fight: unanimous decision loss to Jon Jones on April 26, 2014 at UFC 172. Next fight: versus Phil Davis on October 25, 2014 at UFC 179

6. Anthony Johnson (18-4) Last fight: TKO win over Antonio Rogerio Nogueira on July 26, 2014 at UFC on FOX 12. Next fight: TBA

7. Dan Henderson (30-12) Last fight: technical submission loss to Daniel Cormier on May 24, 2014 at UFC 173. Next fight: TBA

8. Phil Davis (12-2-1) Last fight: unanimous decision loss to Anthony Johnson on April 26, 2014 at UFC 172. Next fight: versus Glover Teixeira on October 25, 2014 at UFC 179

9. Mauricio “Shogun” Rua (22-9) Last Fight: TKO loss to Dan Henderson on March 23, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 38. Next fight: versus Jimi Manuwa on November 8, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 56

10. Ryan Bader (17-4) Last fight: unanimous decision win over Ovince St-Preux. Next fight: TBA

Honourable mentions: Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante, Jimi Manuwa, Quinton “Rampage” Jackson, Attila Vegh, James Te-Huna, Fabio Maldonado, Thiago Silva, Ryan Jimmo, Ilir Latifi, Ovince St-Preux, Antonio Rogerio Nogueira, Muhammad “King Mo” Lawal, Emmanuel Newton

Yoel Romero’s win over Tim Kennedy on September 27 bumps him from an honorable mention last month to 8th in October 2014. Tim Kennedy drops from 8th to 9th. Michael Bisping drops from 9th to 10th and Thales Leites falls from 10th into the honorable mention category.

There are no Top 10 Middleweights scheduled to compete in October 2014.

Middleweights- (185 lbs.)

1. Chris Weidman (12-0, UFC MW champion) Last Fight: unanimous decision win over Lyoto Machida on July 5, 2014 at UFC 175. Next fight: versus Vitor Belfort, date TBA

2. Anderson Silva (33-6) Last fight: TKO loss to Chris Weidman on December 28, 2013 at UFC 168. Next fight: versus Nick Diaz on January 31, 2014 at UFC 183

3. Vitor Belfort (24-10) Last fight: KO win over Dan Henderson on November 9, 2013 at UFC Fight Night 32. Next fight: versus Chris Weidman, date TBA

4. Lyoto Machida (21-5) Last fight: unanimous decision loss to Chris Weidman on July 5, 2014 at UFC 175. Next fight: versus CB Dollaway on December 20, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 58

5. Luke Rockhold (11-3) Last fight: submission win over Tim Boetsch on April 26, 2014 at UFC 172. Next fight: versus Michael Bisping on November 8, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 55

6. Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza (21-3-1) Last fight: submission win over Gegard Mousasi on September 5, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 50. Next fight: TBA

7.  Gegard Mousasi (35-5-2) Last fight: submission loss to Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza on September 5, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 50. Next fight: TBA.

8. Yoel Romero (9-1) Last fight: TKO win over Tim Kennedy on September 27, 2014 at UFC 178. Next fight: TBA

9. Tim Kennedy (18-5) Last fight: TKO loss to Yoel Romero on September 27, 2014 at UFC 178. Next fight: TBA

10. Michael Bisping (25-6) Last fight: TKO win over Cung Le on August 23, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 48. Next fight: versus Luke Rockhold on November 8, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 55

Honourable mentions: Alan Belcher, Alexander Shlemenko, Brad Tavares, Tim Boetsch, Costa Philippou, Yushin Okami, Mamed Khalidov, Luke Barnatt, CB Dollaway, Thales Leites, Cezar Ferreira, Ronny Markes, Thiago Marreta Santos, Francis Carmont, Mark Munoz

No movement in the welterweight rankings this month. No Top 10 Welterweights competed in September 2014.

3rd ranked Rory MacDonald is scheduled to fight (honorable mention) Tarec Saffiedine on October 4 at UFC FN 54. 7th ranked Jake Shields is scheduled to fight Ryan Ford on October 11 at WSOF 14.

Welterweights- (170 lbs.)

1. Johny Hendricks (16-2) Last fight: unanimous decision win over Robbie Lawler on March 15, 2014 at UFC 171 to win vacant UFC WW title. Next fight: versus Robbie Lawler on December 6, 2014 at UFC 181

2. Robbie Lawler (24-10-1) Last fight: unanimous decision win over Matt Brown on July 26, 2014 at UFC on FOX 12. Next fight: versus Johny Hendricks on December 6, 2014 at UFC 181

3. Rory MacDonald (17-2) Last fight: unanimous decision win over Tyron Woodley on June 14, 2014 at UFC 174. Next fight: versus Tarec Saffiedine on October 4, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 54

4. Tyron Woodley (14-3) Last fight: TKO win over Dong Hyun Kim on August 23, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 48. Next fight: TBA

5. Hector Lombard (34-4-1D-1NC) Last fight: unanimous decision win over Jake Shields on March 15, 2014 at UFC 171. Next fight: TBA

6. Carlos Condit (29-8) Last fight: TKO loss to Tyron Woodley on March 15, 2014 at UFC 171. Next fight: TBA

7. Jake Shields (29-7-1D-1NC) Last fight: unanimous decision loss to Hector Lombard on March 15, 2014 at UFC 171. Next fight: versus Ryan Ford on October 11, 2014 at World Series of Fighting 14

8. Demian Maia (19-6) Last fight: unanimous decision win over Alexander Yakovlev on May 31, 2014 at TUF Brazil Finale. Next fight: TBA

9. Dong Hyun Kim (19-3-1-1) Last fight: TKO loss to Tyron Woodley on August 23, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 48. Next fight: TBA

10. Matt Brown (19-12) Last fight: unanimous decision loss to Robbie Lawler on July 26, 2014 at UFC on FOX 12. Next fight: TBA

Honourable mentions: John Hathaway, Thiago Alves, Mike Pierce, Mike Pyle, Nate Marquardt, Andrey Koreshkov, Josh Koscheck, Tarec Saffiedine, Ben Askren, Brandon Thatch, Kelvin Gastelum, Hyun Gyu Lim, Jake Ellenberger, Martin Kampmann, Georges St-Pierre, Nick Diaz, Gunnar Nelson, Jordan Mein

No movement in the Lightweight rankings this month. Donald Cerrone remains ranked 9th after a win over 10th ranked Eddie Alvarez .

There are no Top 10 Lightweights scheduled to compete in October 2014.

Lightweights- (155 lbs.)

1. Anthony Pettis (17-2, UFC LW Champion) Last fight: submission win over Benson Henderson on August 31, 2013 at UFC 164. Next fight: versus Gilbert Melendez on December 6, 2014 at UFC 181

2. Gilbert Melendez (22-3) Last fight: UD win over Diego Sanchez on October 19, 2013 at UFC 166. Next fight: versus Anthony Pettis on December 6, 2014 at UFC 181

3. Khabib Nurmagomedov (22-0) Last fight: unanimous decision win over Rafael Dos Anjos on April 19, 2014 at UFC on FOX 11. Next fight: TBA

4. Rafael Dos Anjos (22-7) Last fight: KO win over Benson Henderson at UFC Fight Night 47. Next fight: versus Nate Diaz on December 13, 2014 at UFC on FOX 13

5. Benson Henderson (21-4) Last fight: KO loss to Rafael Dos Anjos on August 23, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 43. Next fight: TBA

6. Bobby Green (23-5) Last fight: split-decision win over Josh Thomson on July 26, 2014. Next fight: versus Edson Barboza on November 22, 2014 UFC Fight Night 57

7. Josh Thomson (20-7-1NC) Last fight: split-decision loss to Bobby Green on July 26, 2014 at UFC on FOX 12. Next fight: TBA

8. Nate Diaz (17-9) Last fight: TKO win over Gray Maynard on November 30, 2013 at TUF 18 Finale. Next fight: versus Rafael Dos Anjos on December 13, 2014 at UFC on FOX 13

9. Donald Cerrone (25-6-1) Last fight: unanimous decision win over Eddie Alvarez on September 27, 2014 at UFC 178. Next fight: TBA

10. Eddie Alvarez (25-4) Last fight: unanimous decision loss to Donald Cerrone on September 27, 2014 at UFC 178. Next fight: TBA

Honourable mentions: Jorge Masvidal, Joe Lauzon, Edson Barboza, Takanori Gomi, Rustam Khabilov, Jamie Varner, Michael Chandler, Jim Miller, John Makdessi, Myles Jury, Tony Ferguson, Erik Koch, Michael Johnson, TJ Grant, Gray Maynard, Ross Pearson

Conor McGregor’s win over Dustin Poirier on September 27 bumps from form 7th in last month’s rankings to 5th in October 2014. Dustin Poirier drops from 6th to 7th and Ricardo Lamas falls from 5th to 6th.

Top ranked Jose Aldo is scheduled to defend his UFC Featherweight Championship versus 3rd ranked Chad Mendes on October 25 at UFC 179.

Featherweights-(145 lbs.)

1. Jose Aldo (24-1, UFC FW Champion) Last fight: UD win over Ricardo Lamas on February 1, 2014 at UFC 169. Next fight: versus Chad Mendes on October 25, 2014 at UFC 179

2. Frankie Edgar (17-4-1) Last fight: TKO win over BJ Penn on July 6, 2014 at TUF 19 Finale. Next fight: versus Cub Swanson on November 22, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 57

3. Chad Mendes (16-1) Last fight: UD win over Nik Lentz on December 14, 2013 at UFC on FOX 9. Next fight: versus Jose Aldo on October 25, 2014 at UFC 179

4. Cub Swanson (21-5) Last fight: unanimous decision win over Jeremy Stephens on June 28, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 44. Next fight: versus Frankie Edgar on November 22, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 57

5. Conor McGregor (16-2) Last fight: TKO win over Dustin Poirier on September 27, 2014 at UFC 178 . Next fight: TBA

6. Ricardo Lamas (14-3) Last fight: unanimous decision win over Hacran Dias on June 28, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 44. Next fight: versus Dennis Bermudez on November 15, 2014 at UFC 180

7. Dustin Poirier (16-4) Last fight: TKO loss to Conor McGregor on September 27, 2014 at UFC 178. Next fight: TBA

8. Dennis Bermudez (14-3) Last fight: submission win over Clay Guida on July 26, 2014 at UFC on FOX 12. Next fight: versus Ricardo Lamas on November 15, 2014 at UFC 180

9. Jeremy Stephens (23-10) Last fight: unanimous decision loss to Cub Swanson on June 28, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 44. Next fight: TBA

10. Chan Sung Jung (13-4) Last fight: TKO loss to Jose Aldo on August 3, 2013 at UFC 163. Next fight: TBA

Honourable mentions: Patricio “Pitbull” Freire, Nik Lentz, Clay Guida, Darren Elkins, Rony “Jason” Mariano, Steven Siler, Daniel Straus, Pat Curran, Diego Brandao, Dennis Siver, Charles Oliveira, Tatsuya Kawajiri, Max Holloway, Thiago Tavares

Dominick Cruz’ return with a win over Takeya Mizugaki on September 27 moves him from an honorable mention in September 2014 to 2nd at bantamweight this month. Renan Barao falls from 2nd to 3rd, Urijah Faber from 3rd to 4th, Raphael Assuncao from 4th to 5th and Michael McDonald from 5th to 6th. Yuri Alcantara remains ranked 7th and Takeya Mizugaki drops from 6th to 8th. Alex Caceres falls from 8th into the honorable mention category after a loss to Masenori Kanehara on September 20. Kanehara enters the Top 10 at 10th overall. Francisco Rivera drops from 10th last month into the honorable mention category in October 2014.

5th ranked Raphael Assuncao is scheduled to fight (honorable mention) Bryan Caraway on October 4 at UFC FN 54.

Bantamweights- (135 lbs.)

1. TJ Dillashaw (11-2, UFC BW champion) Last fight: KO win over Joe Soto on August 30, 2014 at UFC 177. Next fight: versus Dominick Cruz, date TBA

2. Dominick Cruz (20-1) Last fight: KO win over Takeya Mizugaki on September 27, 2014 at UFC 178. Next fight: versus TJ Dillashaw, date TBA

3. Renan Barao (32-2-1) Last fight: TKO loss to TJ Dillashaw on May 24, 2014 at UFC 173. Next fight: TBA

4. Urijah Faber (31-7) Last fight: submission win over Alex Caceres on July 5, 2014 at UFC 175. Next fight: TBA

5. Raphael Assuncao (22-4) Last fight: unanimous decision win over Pedro Munhoz on February 22, 2014 at UFC 170. Next fight: versus Bryan Caraway on October 4, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 54

6. Michael McDonald (16-3) Last fight: submission loss to Urijah Faber on December 14, 2013 at UFC on FOX 9. Next fight: TBA

7. Yuri Alcantara (31-5-1NC) Last fight: unanimous decision win over Russell Doane on September 13, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 51. Next fight: TBA

8. Takeya Mizugaki (20-8-2D) Last fight: KO loss to Dominick Cruz on September 27, 2014 at UFC 178. Next fight: TBA

9. Johnny Eduardo (27-9) Last fight: KO win over Eddie Wineland on May 10, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 40. Next fight: TBA

10. Masenori Kanehara (25-11-5) Last fight: unanimous decision win over Alex Caceres on September 20, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 52. Next fight: TBA

Honourable mentions: Yves Jabouin, Mike Easton , Hugo “Wolverine” Viana, Erik Perez, Bibiano Fernandes, Brian Bowles, Dustin Kimura, George Roop, Wilson Reis, Eddie Wineland, Rob Font, Sergio Pettis, Francisco Rivera, Alex Caceres, Bryan Caraway

No movement in the Flyweight rankings this month. Top ranked Demetrious Johnson stays in his spot after a win over 8th ranked Chris Cariaso on September 27. Cariaso remains 8th ranked in October 2014.

There are no Top 10 Flyweights scheduled to compete in October 2014.

Flyweights (125 lbs.)

1. Demetrious Johnson (21-2-1, UFC Fly-W champion) Last fight: submission win over Chris Cariaso on September 27, 2014 at UFC 178. Next fight: TBA

2. Joseph Benavidez (20-4) Last fight: submission win over Tim Elliott on April 26, 2014 at UFC 172. Next fight: versus Dustin Ortiz on November 22, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 57

3. John Dodson (16-6) Last fight: TKO win over John Moraga on June 7, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 42. Next fight: TBA

4. Ian McCall (13-4-1) Last fight: unanimous decision win over Brad Pickett on July 19, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 46. Next fight: versus John Lineker on November 8, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 56

5. John Moraga (15-3) Last fight: submission win over Justin Scoggins on September 5, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 50. Next fight: versus Jussier Formiga on December 13, 2014 at UFC on FOX 13

6. Ali Bagautinov (13-3) Last fight: unanimous decision loss to Demetrious Johnson on June 14, 2014 at UFC 174. Next fight: TBA

7. Jussier Da Silva Formiga (16-3) Last fight: unanimous decision win over Zach Makovsky on August 16, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 47. Next fight: versus John Moraga on December 13, 2014 at UFC on FOX 13

8. Chris Cariaso (17-6) Last fight: submission loss to Demetrious Johnson on September 27, 2014 at UFC 178. Next fight: TBA

9. Zach Makovsky (18-5) Last fight: unanimous decision loss to Jussier Da Silva Formiga on August 16, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 47. Next fight: TBA

10. John Lineker (23-7) Last fight: unanimous decision loss to Ali Bagautinov on February 1, 2014 at UFC 169. Next fight: versus Ian McCall on November 8, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 56

Honorable mentions: Phil Harris, Ulysses Gomez, Yasuhiro Urushitani,Iliarde Santos, Louis Gaudinot, Darrell Montague, Tim Elliott, Dustin Ortiz, Justin Scoggins, Alptekin Ozkilic, Darren Uyenoyama, Scott Jorgensen, Louis Smolka, Brad Pickett, Wilson Reis, Kyoji Horiguchi

Cat Zingano’s win over Amanda Nunes on September 27 moves her from 5th in September 2014 to 2nd in this month’s rankings. Sarah Kaufman drops from 2nd to 3rd, Alexis Davis from 3rd to 4th and Jessica Eye from 4th to 5th.

There are no Top 10 Women’s Bantamweights scheduled to compete in October 2014.

Women (135 lbs.)

1. Ronda Rousey (10-0, UFC Women’s BW champion) Last fight: TKO win over Alexis Davis on July 5, 2014 at UFC 175. Next fight: versus Cat Zingano on January 3, 2014 at UFC 182

2. Cat Zingano (9-0) Last fight: TKO win over Amanda Nunes on September 27, 2014 at UFC 178. Next fight: versus Ronda Rousey on January 3, 2014 at UFC 182

3. Sarah Kaufman (17-2-1NC) Last fight: unanimous decision win over Leslie Smith on April 16, 2014 at TUF Nations Finale. Next fight: TBA

4. Alexis Davis (16-6) Last fight: TKO loss to Ronda Rousey on July 5, 2014 at UFC 175. Next fight: TBA

5. Jessica Eye (10-2-1NC) Last Fight: split-decision loss to Alexis Davis on February 22, 2014 at UFC 170. Next fight: versus Leslie Smith on November 15, 2014 at UFC 180

6. Sara McMann (8-1) Last fight: split-decision win over Lauren Murphy on August 16, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 47. Next fight: TBA

7. Miesha Tate (15-5) Last fight: unanimous decision win over Rin Nakai on September 20, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 52. Next fight: TBA

8. Bethe Correia (9-0) Last fight: TKO win over Shayna Baszler on August 30, 2014 at UFC 177. Next fight: TBA

9. Liz Carmouche (9-5) Last fight: unanimous decision loss to Miesha Tate on April 19, 2014 at UFC on FOX 11. Next fight: TBA

10. Lauren Murphy (8-1) Last fight: split-decision loss to Sara McMann on August 16, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 47. Next fight: TBA

Honorable mentions: Sarah D’Alelio, Holly Holm, Jessamyn Duke, Rin Nakai, Raquel Pennington, Miriam Nakamoto, Jan Finney, Jessica Andrade, Shayna Baszler, Jessica Rakoczy, Roxanne Modafferi, Sarah Moras, Peggy Morgan, Amanda Nunes, Germaine De Randamie, Julianna Pena, Milena Dudieva, Leslie Smith, Tonya Evinger, Irene Aldana

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Ringside Report Radio September 24, 2014. Now online

Ringside Report Radio September 24, 2014. Hosted by Dave Simon and Kevin McKough.

Simon and McKough discussed Mark Hunt’s KO win over Roy Nelson for UFC in Japan and what could be next for Hunt.

Simon and McKough talked about Chris Weidman’s injury, Nate Diaz’ return to the UFC and Frankie Edgar v. Cub Swanson being made for November.

All this and much more MMA on this 1-hour episode.

Ringside Report Radio September 17: UFC FN Japan preview. Now online

This is the September 17, 2014 episode of Ringside Report Radio. Hosted by Dave Simon and Kevin McKough.

Simon and McKough previewed UFC Fight Night 52 on this episode including every preliminary bout and the main event between Roy Nelson and Mark Hunt.

Simon and McKough discussed Andrei Arlvoski’s KO win over Antonio Silva and what could be next for Arlovski.

All this and much more MMA on this 1-hour episode.

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UFC Fight Night 52

Saitama, Japan

Saturday September 20, 2014

—Main Card- UFC Fight Pass- 3:30 am Eastern—

Roy Nelson v. Mark Hunt- Heavyweight

Takanori Gomi v. Myles Jury- Lightweight

Yoshihiro Akiyama v. Amir Sadollah- Welterweight

Miesha Tate v. Rin Nakai- Women’s Bantamweight

Kiichi Kunimoto v. Richard Walsh- Welterweight

Kyoji Horiguchi v. Jon Delos Reyes- Flyweight

-–Preliminary Card- UFC Fight Pass- 12:30 am Eastern—

Alex Caceres v. Masenori Kanehara- Bantamweight

Katsunori Kikuno v. Sam Sicilia- Featherweight

Hyun Gyu Lim v. Takenori Sato- Welterweight

Michinori Tanaka v. Kyung Ho Kang- Bantamweight

Kazuki Tokudome v. Johnny Case- Lightweight

Maximo Blanco v. Dan Hooker- Featherweight

 

 

Ringside Report Radio UFC FN 51 preview. Now online

This is the September 10, 2014 episode of Ringside Report Radio. Hosted by Dave Simon and Fred Garcia.

Simon and Garcia previewed UFC Fight Night 51 on this episode including every preliminary bout and the main event between Andrei Arlovski and Antonio Silva.

Simon and Garcia discussed Luke Rockhold v. Michael Bisping being set for November and what it means for the UFC middleweight division.

All this and much more MMA on this 1-hour episode.

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UFC Fight Night 51

Saturday September 13, 2014

Brasilia, Brazil

—Main Card- UFC Fight Pass- 8pm Eastern—

Antonio Silva v. Andrei Arlovksi- Heavyweight

Piotr Hallman v. Gleison Tibau- Lightweight

Efrain Escudero v. Leonardo Santos- Lightweight

Wendell Oliveira v. Santiago Ponzinibbio- Welterweight

Yuri Alcantara v. Russell Doane- Bantamweight

Jessica Andrade v. Larissa Pacheco- Women’s Bantamweight

—Preliminary Card- UFC Fight Pass- 5:45 pm Eastern—

Godofredo “Pepey” Castro v. Dashon Johnson- Featherweight

Igor Araujo v. George Sullivan- Welterweight

Francisco “Massaranduba” Trinaldo v. Leandro Silva- Lightweight

Paulo Thiago v. Sean Spencer- Welterweight

Rani Yahya v. Johnny Bedford- Bantamweight

Top 10 MMA Rankings- September 2014

UFC 177: Dillashaw v SotoThis is the 36th monthly installment of the Ringside Report official Top 10 MMA rankings. These rankings reflect results from July 7, 2014- September 5, 2014.

Alistair Overeem’s loss to Ben Rothwell on September 5 moves him from 8th overall in our last rankings to an honorable mention this month. Ben Rothwell moves from an honorable mention in 10th at Heavyweight. Gabriel Gonzaga gets bumped from 10th to 9th and Mark Hunt from 9th to 8th.

4th ranked Antonio Silva is scheduled to fight (honorable mention) Andrei Arlovski on September 13. 8th ranked Mark Hunt is scheduled to fight (honorable mention) Roy Nelson on September 21.

Heavyweights- 207-265 lbs.

1. Cain Velasquez (13-1, UFC HW champion) Last fight: TKO win over Junior Dos Santos on October 19, 2013 at UFC 166. Next fight: versus Fabricio Werdum on November 15, 2014 at UFC 180

2. Junior Dos Santos (16-3) Last fight: TKO loss to Cain Velasquez on October 19, 2013 at UFC 166. Next fight: TBA

3. Fabricio Werdum (18-5-1) Last fight: unanimous decision win over Travis Browne on April 19, 2014 at UFC on FOX 11. Next fight: versus Cain Velasquez on November 15, 2014 at UFC 180

4. Antonio Silva (18-5-1) Last fight: No Contest with Mark Hunt on December 7, 2013 at UFC Fight Night 33. Next fight: versus Andrei Arlovski on September 13, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 51

5. Travis Browne (16-2-1) Last fight: unanimous decision loss to Fabricio Werdum on April 19, 2014 at UFC on FOX 11. Next fight: TBA

6. Josh Barnett (33-7) Last fight: KO loss to Travis Browne on December 28, 2013 at UFC 168. Next fight: TBA

7. Stipe Miocic (12-1) Last fight: TKO win over Fabio Maldonado on May 31, 2014 at TUF Brazil Finale. Next fight: TBA

8. Mark Hunt (9-8-1) Last fight: Majority Draw with Antonio Silva on December 7, 2013 at UFC Fight Night 33. Next fight: versus Roy Nelson on September 21, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 52

9. Gabriel Gonzaga (16-8) Last fight: unanimous decision loss to Stipe Miocic on January 25, 2014 at UFC on FOX 10. Next fight: TBA

10. Ben Rothwell (34-9) Last fight: TKO win over Alistair Overeem on September 5, 2014. Next fight: TBA

Honourable mentions: Alistair Overeem, Stefan Struve, Soa Palelei, Matt Mitrione, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, Shawn Jordan, Roy Nelson, Ben Rothwell, Frank Mir, Vitaly Minakov, Brendan Schaub, Andrei Arlovski, Jared Rosholt, Bobby Lashley, Cheick Kongo

Anthony Johnson moves from 7th to 6th with a TKO win over Antonio Rogerio Nogueira on July 26. Dan Henderson drops from 6th to 7th.

There are no Top 10 Light-Heavyweights scheduled to compete in September 2014.

Light-Heavyweights- 205 lbs.

1. Jon Jones (20-1, UFC LHW Champion) Last fight: unanimous decision win over Glover Teixeira on April 26, 2014 at UFC 172. Next fight: versus Daniel Cormier on January 3, 2015 at UFC 182

2. Alexander Gustafsson (16-2) Last fight: TKO win over Jimi Manuwa on March 8, 2014 for UFC Fight Night 37. Next fight: TBA

3. Daniel Cormier (15-0) Last fight: technical submission win over Dan Henderson on May 24, 2014 at UFC 173. Next fight: versus Jon Jones on January 3, 2015 at UFC 182

4. Rashad Evans (21-3-1D) Last fight: TKO win over Chael Sonnen on November 16, 2013 at UFC 167. Next fight: TBA

5. Glover Teixeira (22-3) Last fight: unanimous decision loss to Jon Jones on April 26, 2014 at UFC 172. Next fight: versus Phil Davis on October 25, 2014 at UFC 179

6. Anthony Johnson (18-4) Last fight: TKO win over Antonio Rogerio Nogueira on July 26, 2014 at UFC on FOX 12. Next fight: TBA

7. Dan Henderson (30-12) Last fight: technical submission loss to Daniel Cormier on May 24, 2014 at UFC 173. Next fight: TBA

8. Phil Davis (12-2-1) Last fight: unanimous decision loss to Anthony Johnson on April 26, 2014 at UFC 172. Next fight: versus Glover Teixeira on October 25, 2014 at UFC 179

9. Mauricio “Shogun” Rua (22-9) Last Fight: TKO loss to Dan Henderson on March 23, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 38. Next fight: versus Jimi Manuwa on November 8, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 56

10. Ryan Bader (17-4) Last fight: unanimous decision win over Ovince St-Preux. Next fight: TBA

Honourable mentions: Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante, Jimi Manuwa, Quinton “Rampage” Jackson, Attila Vegh, James Te-Huna, Wanderlei Silva, Fabio Maldonado, Ryan Bader, Thiago Silva, Ryan Jimmo, Ilir Latifi, Ovince St-Preux, Antonio Rogerio Nogueira, Muhammad “King Mo” Lawal, Emmanuel Newton

Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza’s win over Gegard Mousasi on September 5 moves him from 7th in our last rankings to 6th this month. Luke Rockhold bumps from 6th to 5th and Gegard Mousasi falls from 5th to 7th. Mark Munoz falls out of the Top 10 into the honorable mention category and Thales Leites enters at the 10th position after a KO win over Francis Carmont on August 23.

8th ranked Tim Kennedy is scheduled to fight (honorable mention) Yoel Romero on September 27.

Middleweights- 185 lbs.

1. Chris Weidman (12-0, UFC MW champion) Last Fight: unanimous decision win over Lyoto Machida on July 5, 2014 at UFC 175. Next fight: versus Vitor Belfort on December 6, 2014 at UFC 181

2. Anderson Silva (33-6) Last fight: TKO loss to Chris Weidman on December 28, 2013 at UFC 168. Next fight: versus Nick Diaz on January 31, 2014 at UFC 183

3. Vitor Belfort (24-10) Last fight: KO win over Dan Henderson on November 9, 2013 at UFC Fight Night 32. Next fight: versus Chris Weidman on December 6, 2014 at UFC 181

4. Lyoto Machida (21-5) Last fight: unanimous decision loss to Chris Weidman on July 5, 2014 at UFC 175. Next fight: TBA

5. Luke Rockhold (11-3) Last fight: submission win over Tim Boetsch on April 26, 2014 at UFC 172. Next fight: versus Michael Bisping on November 8, 2015 at UFC Fight Night 55

6. Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza (21-3-1) Last fight: submission win over Gegard Mousasi on September 5, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 50. Next fight: TBA

7.  Gegard Mousasi (35-5-2) Last fight: submission loss to Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza on September 5, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 50. Next fight: TBA.

8. Tim Kennedy (18-4) Last fight: unanimous decision win over Michael Bisping on April 16, 2014 at TUF Nations Finale. Next fight: versus Yoel Romero on September 27, 2014 at UFC 178

9. Michael Bisping (25-6) Last fight: TKO win over Cung Le on August 23, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 48. Next fight: versus Luke Rockhold on November 8, 2015 at UFC Fight Night 55

10. Thales Leites (24-4) Last fight: KO win over Francis Carmont on August 23, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 49. Next fight: TBA

Honourable mentions: Alan Belcher, Alexander Shlemenko, Brad Tavares, Tim Boetsch, Costa Philippou, Yushin Okami, Mamed Khalidov, Luke Barnatt, CB Dollaway, Yoel Romero, Cezar Ferreira, Ronny Markes, Thiago Marreta Santos, Francis Carmont, Mark Munoz

Dong Hyun Kim’s loss to Tyron Woodley on August 23 drops him from 8th in our last rankings to 9th this month.

No Top 10 Welterweights are scheduled to compete in September 2014.

Welterweights- 170 lbs.

1. Johny Hendricks (16-2) Last fight: unanimous decision win over Robbie Lawler on March 15, 2014 at UFC 171 to win vacant UFC WW title. Next fight: versus Robbie Lawler, date TBA

2. Robbie Lawler (24-10-1) Last fight: unanimous decision win over Matt Brown on July 26, 2014 at UFC on FOX 12. Next fight: versus Johny Hendricks, date TBA

3. Rory MacDonald (17-2) Last fight: unanimous decision win over Tyron Woodley on June 14, 2014 at UFC 174. Next fight: versus Tarec Saffiedine on October 4, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 54

4. Tyron Woodley (14-3) Last fight: TKO win over Dong Hyun Kim on August 23, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 48. Next fight: TBA

5. Hector Lombard (34-4-1D-1NC) Last fight: unanimous decision win over Jake Shields on March 15, 2014 at UFC 171. Next fight: TBA

6. Carlos Condit (29-8) Last fight: TKO loss to Tyron Woodley on March 15, 2014 at UFC 171. Next fight: TBA

7. Jake Shields (29-7-1D-1NC) Last fight: unanimous decision loss to Hector Lombard on March 15, 2014 at UFC 171. Next fight: versus Ryan Ford on October 11, 2014 at World Series of Fighting 14

8. Demian Maia (19-6) Last fight: unanimous decision win over Alexander Yakovlev on May 31, 2014 at TUF Brazil Finale. Next fight: TBA

9. Dong Hyun Kim (19-3-1-1) Last fight: TKO loss to Tyron Woodley on August 23, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 48. Next fight: TBA

10. Matt Brown (19-12) Last fight: unanimous decision loss to Robbie Lawler on July 26, 2014 at UFC on FOX 12. Next fight: TBA

Honourable mentions: John Hathaway, Thiago Alves, Mike Pierce, Mike Pyle, Nate Marquardt, Andrey Koreshkov, Josh Koscheck, Tarec Saffiedine, Ben Askren, Brandon Thatch, Kelvin Gastelum, Hyun Gyu Lim, Jake Ellenberger, Martin Kampmann, Georges St-Pierre, Nick Diaz, Gunnar Nelson, Jordan Mein

Rafael Dos Anjos’ win over Benson Henderson on August 23 bumps him from 9th in our last rankings to 4th this month. Benson Henderson drops from 2nd to 5th, Gilbert Melendez bumps up from 4th to 2nd and Khabib Nurmagomedov goes from 7th to 3rd. Bobby Green’s win over Josh Thomson on July 26 moves him from an honorable mention in our last rankings to 6th this month. Josh Thomson drops from 5th to 7th, Nate Diaz falls from 6th to 8th. Gray Maynard’s loss to Ross Pearson on August 16 drops him from 8th to the honorable mention category. TJ Grant’s continued inactivity drops him from 3rd into the honorable mention category. Donald Cerrone re-enters the Top 10 at 9th.

9th ranked Donald Cerrone is scheduled to fight 10th ranked Eddie Alvarez on September 27 at UFC 178.

Lightweights- 155 lbs.

1. Anthony Pettis (17-2, UFC LW Champion) Last fight: submission win over Benson Henderson on August 31, 2013 at UFC 164. Next fight: versus Gilbert Melendez, date TBA

2. Gilbert Melendez (22-3) Last fight: UD win over Diego Sanchez on October 19, 2013 at UFC 166. Next fight: versus Anthony Pettis, date TBA

3. Khabib Nurmagomedov (22-0) Last fight: unanimous decision win over Rafael Dos Anjos on April 19, 2014 at UFC on FOX 11. Next fight: TBA

4. Rafael Dos Anjos (22-7) Last fight: KO win over Benson Henderson at UFC Fight Night 47. Next fight: TBA

5. Benson Henderson (21-4) Last fight: KO loss to Rafael Dos Anjos on August 23, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 43. Next fight: TBA

6. Bobby Green (23-5) Last fight: split-decision win over Josh Thomson on July 26, 2014. Next fight: TBA

7. Josh Thomson (20-7-1NC) Last fight: split-decision loss to Bobby Green on July 26, 2014 at UFC on FOX 12. Next fight: TBA

8. Nate Diaz (17-9) Last fight: TKO win over Gray Maynard on November 30, 2013 at TUF 18 Finale. Next fight: TBA

9. Donald Cerrone (24-6-1) Last fight: KO win over Jim Miller on July 16, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 45. Next fight: versus Eddie Alvarez on September 27, 2014 at UFC 178

10. Eddie Alvarez (25-3, Bellator LW champion) Last fight: SD win over Michael Chandler on November 2, 2013 at Bellator 106. Next fight: versus Donald Cerrone on September 27, 2014 at UFC 178

Honourable mentions: Jorge Masvidal, Joe Lauzon, Edson Barboza, Takanori Gomi, Rustam Khabilov, Jamie Varner, Michael Chandler, Jim Miller, John Makdessi, Myles Jury, Tony Ferguson, Erik Koch, Michael Johnson, TJ Grant, Gray Maynard, Ross Pearson

Chan Sung Jung’s continued inactivity drops him from 6th in our last rankings to 10th this month. Dustin Poirier jumps from 7th to 6th. Conor McGregor goes from an honorable mention in our last rankings to 7th this month after a TKO win over Diego Brandao on July 19. Dennis Bermudez win over Clay Guida on July 26 moves him from an honorable mention in our last rankings to 8th this month. Clay Guida falls from 10th into the honorable mention category. Darren Elkins falls from 9th into the honorable mention category and Jeremy Stephens falls from 8th to 9th.

6th ranked Dustin Poirier is scheduled to fight 7th ranked Conor McGregor on September 27 at UFC 178.

Featherweights-145 lbs.

1. Jose Aldo (24-1, UFC FW Champion) Last fight: UD win over Ricardo Lamas on February 1, 2014 at UFC 169. Next fight: versus Chad Mendes on October 25, 2014 at UFC 179

2. Frankie Edgar (17-4-1) Last fight: TKO win over BJ Penn on July 6, 2014 at TUF 19 Finale. Next fight: TBA

3. Chad Mendes (16-1) Last fight: UD win over Nik Lentz on December 14, 2013 at UFC on FOX 9. Next fight: versus Jose Aldo on October 25, 2014 at UFC 179

4. Cub Swanson (21-5) Last fight: unanimous decision win over Jeremy Stephens on June 28, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 44. Next fight: TBA

5. Ricardo Lamas (14-3) Last fight: unanimous decision win over Hacran Dias on June 28, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 44. Next fight: versus Dennis Bermudez on November 15, 2014 at UFC 180

6. Dustin Poirier (16-3) Last fight: TKO win over Akira Corassani on April 16, 2014 at TUF Nations Finale. Next fight: versus Conor McGregor on September 27, 2014 at UFC 178

7. Conor McGregor (15-2) Last fight: TKO win over Diego Brandao on July 19, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 46. Next fight: versus Dustin Poirier on September 27, 2014 at UFC 178

8. Dennis Bermudez (14-3) Last fight: submission win over Clay Guida on July 26, 2014 at UFC on FOX 12. Next fight: versus Ricardo Lamas on November 15, 2014 at UFC 180

9. Jeremy Stephens (23-10) Last fight: unanimous decision loss to Cub Swanson on June 28, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 44. Next fight: T

10. Chan Sung Jung (13-4) Last fight: TKO loss to Jose Aldo on August 3, 2013 at UFC 163. Next fight: TBA

Honourable mentions: Patricio “Pitbull” Freire, Nik Lentz, Clay Guida, Darren Elkins, Rony “Jason” Mariano, Steven Siler, Daniel Straus, Pat Curran, Diego Brandao, Dennis Siver, Charles Oliveira, Tatsuya Kawajiri, Max Holloway, Thiago Tavares

No movement in the Bantamweight rankings this month.

6th ranked Takeya Mizguaki is scheduled to fight (honorable mention) Dominick Cruz on September 27 at UFC 178. 7th ranked Yuri Alcantara is scheduled to fight Russell Doane on September 13. 8th ranked Alex Caceres is scheduled to fight Masenori Kanehara on September 20.

Bantamweights- 135 lbs.

1. TJ Dillashaw (11-2, UFC BW champion) Last fight: KO win over Joe Soto on August 30, 2014 at UFC 177. Next fight: TBA

2. Renan Barao (32-2-1) Last fight: TKO loss to TJ Dillashaw on May 24, 2014 at UFC 173. Next fight: TBA

3. Urijah Faber (31-7) Last fight: submission win over Alex Caceres on July 5, 2014 at UFC 175. Next fight: TBA

4. Raphael Assuncao (22-4) Last fight: unanimous decision win over Pedro Munhoz on February 22, 2014 at UFC 170. Next fight: versus Bryan Caraway on October 4, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 54

5. Michael McDonald (16-3) Last fight: submission loss to Urijah Faber on December 14, 2013 at UFC on FOX 9. Next fight: TBA

6. Takeya Mizugaki (20-7-2D) Last fight: UD win over Francisco Rivera on May 24, 2014 at UFC 173. Next fight: versus Dominick Cruz on September 27, 2014 at UFC 178

7. Yuri Alcantara (30-5-1NC) Last fight: KO win over Vaughan Lee on May 31, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 41. Next fight: versus Russell Doane on September 13, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 51

8. Alex Caceres (10-6-1NC) Last fight: submission loss to Urijah Faber on July 5, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 52. Next fight: versus Masenori Kanehara on September 20, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 52

9. Johnny Eduardo (27-9) Last fight: KO win over Eddie Wineland on May 10, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 40. Next fight: TBA

10. Francisco Rivera (10-3-1NC) Last fight: UD loss to Takeya Mizugaki on May 24, 2014 at UFC 173. Next fight: TBA

Honourable mentions: Yves Jabouin, Mike Easton , Hugo “Wolverine” Viana, Erik Perez, Bibiano Fernandes, Brian Bowles, Dustin Kimura, George Roop, Dominick Cruz, Wilson Reis, Eddie Wineland, Rob Font, Sergio Pettis

No movement in the Flyweight rankings this month.

Top ranked Demetrious Johnson is scheduled to defend his UFC Flyweight title versus 8th ranked Chris Cariaso on September 27, 2014 at UFC 178.

Flyweights (125 lbs.)

1. Demetrious Johnson (20-2-1, UFC Fly-W champion) Last fight: unanimous decision win over Ali Bagautinov on June 14, 2014 at UFC 174. Next fight: versus Chris Cariaso on September 27, 2014 at UFC 178

2. Joseph Benavidez (20-4) Last fight: submission win over Tim Elliott on April 26, 2014 at UFC 172. Next fight: versus Dustin Ortiz on November 22, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 57

3. John Dodson (16-6) Last fight: TKO win over John Moraga on June 7, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 42. Next fight: TBA

4. Ian McCall (13-4-1) Last fight: unanimous decision win over Brad Pickett on July 19, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 46. Next fight: versus John Lineker on November 8, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 56

5. John Moraga (15-3) Last fight: submission win over Justin Scoggins on September 5, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 50. Next fight: TBA

6. Ali Bagautinov (13-3) Last fight: unanimous decision loss to Demetrious Johnson on June 14, 2014 at UFC 174. Next fight: TBA

7. Jussier Da Silva Formiga (16-3) Last fight: unanimous decision win over Zach Makovsky on August 16, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 47. Next fight: TBA

8. Chris Cariaso (17-5) Last fight: split-decision win over Louis Smolka on May 10, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 40. Next fight: versus Demetrious Johnson on September 27, 2014 at UFC 178

9. Zach Makovsky (18-5) Last fight: unanimous decision loss to Jussier Da Silva Formiga on August 16, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 47. Next fight: TBA

10. John Lineker (23-7) Last fight: unanimous decision loss to Ali Bagautinov on February 1, 2014 at UFC 169. Next fight: versus Ian McCall on November 8, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 56

Honorable mentions: Josh Ferguson, Phil Harris, Ulysses Gomez, Yasuhiro Urushitani, Azamat Gashimov, Iliarde Santos, Louis Gaudinot, Darrell Montague, Tim Elliott, Dustin Ortiz, Justin Scoggins, Alptekin Ozkilic, Darren Uyenoyama, Scott Jorgensen, Louis Smolka, Brad Pickett, Wilson Reis

Bethe Correia’s win over Shayna Baszler on August 30 moves her from 10th in our last rankings to 8th this month. Liz Carmouche drops from 8th to 9th and Lauren Murphy from 9th to 10th.

5th ranked Cat Zingano is scheduled to fight (honorable mention) Amanda Nunes on September 27 at UFC 178. 7th ranked Miesha Tate is scheduled to fight (honorable mention) Rin Nakai on September 20 at UFC Fight night 52.

Women (135 lbs.)

1. Ronda Rousey (10-0, UFC Women’s BW champion) Last fight: TKO win over Alexis Davis on July 5, 2014 at UFC 175. Next fight: TBA

2. Sarah Kaufman (17-2-1NC) Last fight: unanimous decision win over Leslie Smith on April 16, 2014 at TUF Nations Finale. Next fight: TBA

3. Alexis Davis (16-6) Last fight: TKO loss to Ronda Rousey on July 5, 2014 at UFC 175. Next fight: TBA

4. Jessica Eye (10-2-1NC) Last Fight: split-decision loss to Alexis Davis on February 22, 2014 at UFC 170. Next fight: TBA

5. Cat Zingano (8-0) Last fight: TKO win over Miesha Tate on April 13, 2013 at The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale. Next fight: versus Amanda Nunes on September 27, 2014 at UFC 178

6. Sara McMann (8-1) Last fight: split-decision win over Lauren Murphy on August 16, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 47. Next fight: TBA

7. Miesha Tate (14-5) Last fight: unanimous decision win over Liz Carmouche on April 19, 2014 at UFC on FOX 11. Next fight: versus Rin Nakai on September 20, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 52

8. Bethe Correia (9-0) Last fight: TKO win over Shayna Baszler on August 30, 2014 at UFC 177. Next fight: TBA

9. Liz Carmouche (9-5) Last fight: unanimous decision loss to Miesha Tate on April 19, 2014 at UFC on FOX 11. Next fight: TBA

 10. Lauren Murphy (8-1) Last fight: split-decision loss to Sara McMann on August 16, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 47. Next fight: TBA

Honorable mentions: Sarah D’Alelio, Holly Holm, Jessamyn Duke, Rin Nakai, Raquel Pennington, Miriam Nakamoto, Jan Finney, Jessica Andrade, Shayna Baszler, Jessica Rakoczy, Roxanne Modafferi, Sarah Moras, Peggy Morgan, Amanda Nunes, Germaine De Randamie, Julianna Pena, Milena Dudieva, Leslie Smith

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Ringside Report Radio. September 5, 2014 now online

This is the September 5, 2014 episode of Ringside Report Radio. Hosted by Dave Simon and Fred Garcia.

Simon and Garcia discussed results from UFC Fight Night 50 including Jacare Souza’s submission win over Gegard Mousasi and where it puts them in the UFC middleweight division.

Simon and Garcia talked about Ben Rothwell’s KO win over Alistair Overeem and results from Bellator 123 including Bobby Lashley, King Mo Lawal and Cheick Kongo all scoring victories.

All this and much more MMA on this 1-hour episode.

 

Ringside Report Radio UFC FN 50 preview with Gegard Mousasi and Joe Lauzon now online

This is the September 3, 2014 episode of Ringside Report Radio.
Hosted by Dave Simon and Fred Garcia.


Gegard Mousasi appeared on this episode to discuss his upcoming fight versus Jacare Souza at UFC Fight Night 50 on September 5.

Joe Lauzon also appeared on this episode and talked about his bout versus Michael Chiesa at UFC FN 50.

Simon and Garcia previewed UFC Fight Night 50 on this show including every preliminary bout and the main card.

All this and more MMA on this 1-hour episode.

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UFC Fight Night 50

Friday September 5, 2014

Mashantucket, Connecticut

Foxwoods Casino

—Main Card-10pm Eastern- Fox Sports 1—

Gegard Mousasi v. Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza- Middleweight

Alistair Overeem v. Ben Rothwell- Heavyweight

Matt Mitrione v. Derrick Lewis- Heavyweight

Joe Lauzon v. Michael Chiesa- Lightweight

—Preliminary Card- 7pm Eastern- Fox Sports 1—

Nik Lentz v. Charles Oliveira- Catch-Weight- (150 lbs.)

John Moraga v. Justin Scoggins- Flyweight

Al Iaquinta v. Rodrigo Damm- Lightweight

Rafael Natal v. Chris Camozzi- Middleweight

Chris Beal v. Tateki Matsuda- Bantamweight

Sean Soriano v. Chas Skelly- Featherweight

Ringside Report Radio August 20, 2014. Now online

This is the August 20, 2014 episode of Ringside Report Radio. Hosted by Dave Simon and Fred Garcia.

Simon and Garcia discussed Ryan Bader’s win over Ovince St-Preux at UFC Fight Night 47, Ross Pearson’s win over Gray Maynard and what could be next for Bader and Maynard.

Simon and Garcia talked about Chris Weidman’s reign as UFC middleweight champion, his December bout with Vitor Belfort and a potential fight between Lyoto Machida and Luke Rockhold.

All this and much more MMA on this 1-hour episode.

Ringside Report Radio July 23 now online

This is the July 23, 2014 episode of Ringside Report Radio. Hosted by Dave Simon.

Dave discussed Daniel Cormier replacing Alexander Gustafsson for a UFC Light-Heavyweight Championship bout versus Jon Jones at UFC 178.

Dave talked about the stacked UFC 178 card, Chris Weidman v. Vitor Belfort being made for UFC 181 and Chael Sonnen receiving a two-year suspension.

All this and much more MMA on this 1-hour episode.