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In the fighting circuits Georges St-Pierre is the man, who needs no introduction. The MMA great from Canada is a former two-division UFC champion, which includes three reigns at welterweight, as well as the middleweight title claim.
Today the promotion released one of the full fights of “GSP” when he faced England’s Dan Hardy in the headliner of UFC 111. The pay-per-view fight card took place 10 years ago (March 27, 2010) at Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, USA.
The scheduled for five rounds championship bout went a full distance. In the end all judges scored the contest in favor of St-Pierre (50-43, 50-44, 50-45), who retained his welterweight belt.
17,000 MMA fans attended the event at the arena, generating $4 million gate. 770,000 people watched the fight card live on pay-per-view.
Now retired, Georges St-Pierre was last seen inside the Octagon in November 2017 when he claimed UFC middleweight title against Michael Bisping by technical suvbmission (RNC) in the third round. The contest marked his return to MMA action after four years of layoff.
Dan Hardy last fought in September 2012, when he scored a unanimous decision against Amir Sadollah.
UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic is urging his fellow MMA fighters to “make an impact in our communities” during the coronavirus pandemic. In addition to being arguably the greatest MMA heavyweight of all time, Miocic also works as a firefighter with the Valley View Fire Department. He’s one of the few champions in the UFC […]
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Ronda Rousey and Liz Carmouche squared off in the first ever women’s MMA fight in UFC history. The contest headlined UFC 157 fight card held at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California on February 23, 2013. As many as 15,525 fans were in attendance at the arena, while the audience of 450,000 people watched the event live on pay-per-view.
The bout saw the championship defense in a newly created 135-pound division, after Rousey’s StrikeForce belt was promoted to UFC women’s bantamweight title. The scheduled for five rounds encounter ended in the opening round in favor of the defending champion, who retained her belt via armbar submission at 4:49.
In November 2015 Los Angeles Times released the video featuring Ronda Rousey breaking down her historic fight with Liz Carmouche.
The Rousey vs Carmouche bout is featured on the “Historic Moments in Women’s Sports” programming on ESPN2. The date and start time of the 16-hour special is scheduled for Sunday, March 29 at 4 am ET.
The day-long programming commemorating “Women’s History Month” also includes performances of Mo’ne Davis, Sabrina Ionescu, Candace Parker, Pat Summitt, Serena Williams, Venus Williams, among others. Stanford & UNC Women’s Soccer, Oklahoma and Florida Softball are included among teams.
The start time of Rousey vs Carmouche fight is scheduled for 8 am ET. The complete lineup can be found below (all times ET).
Nine for IX: Venus vs.
McDonald’s All-American High School Dunk Contest: Candace Parker
2019 Women’s College Cup
Stanford vs. UNC
UFC: Ronda Rousey vs. Liz Carmouche
Pat Summitt’s 1098th Win
2012 Sweet 16: Kansas vs. Tennessee
UConn Reaches Longest Winning Streak with 111 Straight Wins
2017 Elite Eight: Oregon vs. UConn
Mo’ne Davis Pitches a Shutout in 2014 LLWS
Longest WCWS game on ESPN or ESPN2 (17 Innings)
2017 Championship Series: Oklahoma vs. Florida
Serena Williams Earns 23rd Major Title 2017 Australian Open: Serena vs. Venus
Sabrina Ionescu Reaches 2K, 1K, 1K
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With UFC on hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic, MMA Junkie takes a look at the 10 winningest fighters in the history of the organization. Of note, all fighters included in this column fight at light heavyweight or below and have promotional debuts ranging from September 1999 to February 2011.
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Six fighters are tied at the 17-win mark inside the octagon: Former heavyweight champ Andrei Arlovski, former lightweight champ Frankie Edgar, former featherweight champ Max Holloway, former interim lightweight champ Dustin Poirier, former middleweight champ Anderson Silva and lightweight contender Charles Oliveira.
Debut: UFC 91 on Nov. 15, 2008
Number of fights: 29
Number of wins: 18
Dos Anjos was in the UFC nearly seven years before he finally captured the lightweight title. Since losing the belt, he’s spent his years in the welterweight division, adding more to his win total. He’s had some tough results of late but is still exclusively fighting top-tier competition.
Debut: UFC 22 on Sept. 24, 1999
Number of fights: 25
Number of wins: 18
Once considered the greatest welterweight in MMA history, Hughes debuted in the UFC nearly six years before anyone else on the list. The former welterweight champ still holds a top-10 spot, though, due to his dominant run in the 170-pound division though the mid-2000s.