UFC 170 RESULTS & BACKSTAGE NEWS

Posted February 24th, 2014 by 1Wrestling News Team

Main Card
Ronda Rousey (Bantamweight Champion) defeats Sara McMann (#4 WBW) via TKO (Kneer)- Round 1, 1:06
Daniel Cormier (#4 HW) defeats Patrick Cummins via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 1:19
Rory MacDonald (#4 WW) defeats Demain Maia (#6 WW) via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Mike Pyle (#15 WW) defeats T.J. Waldburger via TKO (strikes) – Round 3, 4:03
Stephen Thompson defeats Robert Whittaker via TKO (strikes) – Round 1, 3:43

Prelims
Alexis Davis (#3 WBW) defeats Jessica Eye (#5 WBW) via split decision (29-28, 29-28, 28-29)
Raphael Assuncao (#3 BW) defeats Pedro Munhoz via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Aljamain Sterling defeats Cody Gibson by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Zach Makovsky (#10 FLW) defeats Josh Sampo via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
Erick Koch (#12 FW) defeats Rafaello Oliveira via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 1:24
Ernest Chavez defeats Yosdenis Cedeno via Split Decision (29-28, 28-29, 30-27)

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- UFC fighter Bobby Green and Phil Baroni got into a physical altercation in the crowd at UFC 170. Raquel Pennington had to break it up.
- Dana White announced Pat Cummins will get another UFC fight, one he can prepare for.
-ONE FC has just signed a partnership with SM Mall of Asia Arena which could have implications for the UFC’s ability to do a show there.
- Dana White said Cyborg Santos should fight at 135 somewhere else, make weight and they’ll see what happens with her in relation to facing Rousey.

- Dana White is meeting with Anderson Silva and his doctor this week. He may be able to fight by year’s end.

- Nick Diaz and CM Punk were both at UFC 170

- Daniel Cormier said he was willing to face Jon Jones, Glover Teixeira, Phil Davis, or Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson, if a fighter gets injured.

- X-rays have revealed that Lyoto Machida’s foot isn’t broken as originally feared.

- Machida has said he’s willing to face Michael Bisping, Jacare Souza, or wait for a Middlweight Title Shot.

- Bjorn Rebney claims that Bellator is in talks with other UFC fighters, in addition to Gilbert Melendez”

- Charles Oliveira accused UFC Fight Night opponent Andy Ogle of greasing in their bout.

- UFC have signed Steve Bosse and will face Ryan Jimmo at TUF Nations Finale

- Bantamweight champion Renan Barao expects to face Raphael Asssuncao next.

- Bart Palaszewski retired following three consecutive losses and 10 months out of the cage.

- Gleison Tibau is injured, and will be replaced by Michel Prazeres against Mairbek Taisumov at UFC Fight Night 38

- UFC Fight Night 38 received the second highest ratings since the UFC jumped to Fox Sports 1.

- Ed Herman vs. Rafael Natal, Soa Paleli vs. Ruan Potts, Justin Salas vs. Ben Wall are all set for UFC Fight Night in Cincinnati.

- Dana White shot down any possibility of a Matt Hughes/Matt Serra rematch in which Serra spoke about.

- UFC veteran John Gunderson vs. Chris Gruetzemacher has been added to the WSOF 9 prelims

- Doo Ho Choi vs. Sam Sicilia has been added to UFC 173

- Dana White says Ronda Rousey plans on fighting three times in 2014.

- Anderson Silva looked in high spirits, and did a Nike photoshoot with Jon Jones recently.

- Brad Pickett is to fight Ian McCall’s replacement Neil Seeryat UFC London

- Rashad Evans will undergo surgery on his knee and will be sidelined for 6 months

- Ronda Rousey said that her filming for The Athena project won’t occur until at least next year.

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