Mark Henry Explains Relationship With Dustin Poirier After Confrontation at UFC Calgary

Mark Henry, one of the most respected coaches in MMA, has spoken about the friction between himself and Ultimate Fighting Championship lightweight contender Dustin Poirier and what transpired after the fight at UFC Calgary last month between Poirier and his fighter Eddie Alvarez. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Eddie Alvarez breaks silence on Dustin Poirier loss, controversial elbow at UFC Calgary

Former lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez praised Dustin Poirier and defended coach Mark Henry amid controversy over his loss at UFC on FOX 30. Alvarez (29-6 MMA, 4-3 UFC) issued his first public comments since his loss to Poirier (24-5 MMA, 16-4 UFC) in the FOX-televised headliner of this past Saturday’s event, taking in stride the setback that […]

Unfiltered: Cody Garbrandt and Calgary Recap

Former UFC Bantamweight champion Cody “No Love” Garbrandt joins the show and talks to Jim and Matt about his UFC 227 championship rematch with TJ Dillashaw, having the best training camp of his life preparing for this fight, life as a new father, and much  more, including answering some fan questions. Plus, the guys recap […]

Fight Night Calgary: Scorecard

Saturday’s UFC Calgary event is in the books, and now that the dust has settled in Canada, it’s time to go to the scorecard to see who the big winners were at Scotiabank Saddledome. 1 – Jose AldoBefore Saturday’s co-main event with Jeremy Stephens, I wondered if a great fighter like Jose Aldo had one […]

Fight Night Calgary: Fantasy Rewind

Whatever questions were still remaining from their first fight, Dustin Poirier answered with a vicious second-round TKO to finish former champion Eddie Alvarez in their main event showdown in Calgary, Alberta, Canada on Saturday night. After illegal knees brought their first meeting to a controversial end, Poirier was more determined than ever to answer the […]

Khabib Nurmagomedov uses visit to Calgary to set stage for ‘The Fight’

UFC Fight Week isn’t what it used to be, but it helps when you have Khabib Nurmagomedov in town for the festivities just as Conor McGregor resolves his legal trouble for trying to throw a dolly through a bus window to kill him. That was Calgary this past weekend. Nurmagomedov — still very much alive […]

Calgary Talking Points

Riddled with so many injuries and replacements that it almost seems like a work of fiction, UFC 149, the promotion’s first visit to Alberta in 2012, was not exactly the spectacle it was conceived to be. Fast forward to six years later. It’s Dana White’s birthday. For the occasion, he promises Calgary an epic night […]

Poirier takes out Alvarez in Calgary rematch

 POIRIER vs ALVAREZ RIVALRY CLOSED. #UFCCalgary pic.twitter.com/fCmsaToiXN — UFC (@ufc) July 29, 2018 A tactical error cost former UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez big in the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary on Saturday, as an illegal elbow took a dominant position away and gave Dustin Poirier the opening he needed to hurt and stop Alvarez in […]

Aldo stops Stephens, Jedrzejczyk impresses on Calgary main card

ALDO vs STEPHENS ONE. TWO.VICIOUS body shots send @JoseAldoJunior home with the win! #UFCCalgary pic.twitter.com/bsoRFJixJU — UFC (@ufc) July 29, 2018 Following two losses to Max Holloway, some wondered if former featherweight champion Jose Aldo had seen better days. But with a stirring performance at Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Aldo resurrected his career with a […]

Eddie Alvarez Insists a Win Over Dustin Poirier at UFC Calgary Earns Him the Next Title Shot

Two of the best lightweights in the world go head-to-head on Saturday night when former Ultimate Fighting Championship lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez takes on Dustin Poirier at UFC on Fox 30 inside the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Ortiz, Powell, Makhachev and Cutelaba score finishes on Calgary prelims

  MEIN vs MORONOAlberta welterweight Jordan Mein delivered a big win for his home province faithful Saturday night, putting together a unanimous decision over Texas’ Alex Morono in a UFC Fight Night prelim bout at Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary.After some wild exchanges early, Mein took Morono down and set the tone for the rest of […]

Fight Night Calgary Final Results

Who were the winners at Fight Night Calgary: Alvarez vs Poirier 2? Click below to get the results for all the fights at Scotiabank Saddledome, Calgary, Alberta, Saturday, July 28, 2018. Eddie Alvarez vs Dustin Poirier | Jose Aldo vs Jeremy Stephens | Joanna Jedrzejczyk vs Tecia Torres | Alexander Hernandez vs Olivier Aubin-Mercier | […]

Fight Night Calgary Official Weigh-In Results

Here are the official weigh in results for Fight Night Calgary, which features a pivotal lightweight bout in the five-round main event between Eddie Alvarez and Dustin Poirier. The co-main features two veteran UFC featherweights: Jose Aldo and Jeremy Stephens.Five early FIGHT PASS prelims will kick off the action at 4pm/1pm ETPT before the action moves […]

Unfiltered: Jeremy Stephens, Dustin Poirier and Calgary Preview

“Lil’ Heathen” Jeremy Stephens calls in at the top of the show and talks to Matt and guest co-host Jamie “English” Crowder about his UFC on FOX co-main event bout with Jose Aldo in Calgary, settling in at Alliance MMA again with head coach Eric Del Fierro, trying to step in for Max Holloway against […]

Calgary Fight By Fight Preview

Eddie Alvarez punches Dustin Poirier in their lightweight fight during the UFC 211 event at the American Airlines Center on May 13, 2017 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)” align=”center” />EDDIE ALVAREZ VS DUSTIN POIRIERYou could give me an Eddie Alvarez-Dustin Poirier-Justin Gaethje round-robin tournament for the championship of […]

Good vibes, high energy dominate Calgary open workouts

Built in 1921, the historic Palace Theatre in downtown Calgary has earned its status as a landmark by providing the city with all manner of entertainment for nearly a century. It’s somehow fitting that it was built during the golden age of movie houses, as it helped escalate the drama that will ultimately unfold Saturday […]

Fight Night Calgary: Alvarez vs. Poirier 2 Fantasy Cheat Sheet

As the UFC embarks on a return to Calgary, Alberta, Canada this weekend, one of the most highly anticipated fights of the entire year is set for the main event as former champion Eddie Alvarez takes on Dustin Poirier.The two lightweights met just over a year ago with the fight ending in a no contest.Now […]

On the Rise: Calgary Edition

Alexander Hernandez reacts after defeating Beneil Dariush by TKO in a lightweight bout duirng UFC 222 at T-Mobile Arena on March 3, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Isaac Brekken/Getty Images)” />(Adopts The Rock’s voice)Finally – the UFC has come back to Calgary.When the action hits the Octagon on Saturday at the Scotiabank Saddledome, […]

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