UFC 169: Barao vs. Faber

PPV buyrates for UFC 169 and UFC 170

The PPV numbers for UFC 169 and UFC 170 have been reported by Dave Meltzer, and they fall in line with what was expected.

Herb Dean addresses UFC 169 and UFC 170 stoppages

Referee Herb Dean talks about the controversial stoppages he made in two recent UFC title fights

Fights For Friends: February

In this the second instalment of a new segment looking back at fights of the past month. These are "fights for you friends". These are fights for the MMA casual or newbie. Fights that will keep the attention of the most ADD'd out friend you have.

Eyewitness account of stabbing in arena at UFC 169

Following reports of a stabbing in the stands at UFC 169, a witness to the incident tells his story of the event to Bloody Elbow.


UFC 169 'Fight Motion' slo-mo highlights

Check out the slow motion highlights from UFC 169. The night's headlining bouts featured defenses of both the bantamweight and featherweight titles.

Technique Recap: UFC 169, pt. 2 (Aldo, Lamas, Lee)

BE's striking specialist Connor Ruebusch brings you the final installment of the Technique Recap for UFC 169, featuring Kevin Lee, Ricardo Lamas, and Jose Aldo.


Watching UFC 169 with Matt Serra

Everything Martial Art's Phoenix Carnevale talks to former UFC champ Matt Serra and watches some UFC 169 bouts with him.

Technique Recap: UFC 169 pt. 1, the Overhand Right

The overhand right is a common punch in MMA, but its rarely thrown well. BE's striking specialist Connor Ruebusch breaks down some of the technically superb exceptions to that rule from UFC 169, including Neil Magny, Al Iaquinta, and Renan Barao.


Jose Aldo's non-profit approach to MMA

MMA Fighting's Luke Thomas argues that if every top fighter had the same cautious, risk-averse approach to MMA as UFC Featherweight champ Jose Aldo then no one would pay to watch it.


3-Way: Barao/Faber stoppage, design a fight league

The Bloody Elbow big mouths take a glance back at UFC 169, discuss the semi-controversial stoppage in Barao vs. Faber and assert their personal opinions on what would make the world's best fight promotion.


Reem defends performance against Dana's criticism

The UFC president wasted no time deriding the 'crappy' performance of The Reem on Saturday night. On the most recent edition of The MMA Hour, Overeem responded to the criticism.

Hindsight: 20/20 on UFC 169

The best and worst of my fight picking prowess and the lessons learned in a post-UFC 169 reality.

Pettis wants Aldo fight

Anthony Pettis responds to questions of if he wants to fight Jose Aldo with "Of course I want that fight."

Makdessi vs Patrick: Who Did Most To Finish?

KJ Gould returns with his experimental judging format by scoring the 'fight' aspect of UFC 169's John Makdessi vs Alan Patrick bout. Read on to find out his findings, as well as the poll results from the last WDMTF fight analysed.

White rants about 'pussification of America'

Dana White lays blame for criticisms over the dangers of sports at the feet of a shifting of American sensibilities. Or, as he calls it, "the pussification of America."

UFC 169: Fights to make for the main carders

Tim B. puts on his matchmaker hat and takes a look at who the UFC 169 main card fighters should meet in their next bout.


UFC 169: As boring as baseball + stabbings

EUGENE S. ROBINSON points a finger in the general direction of UFC 169 being exactly the kind of UFC that the UFC will deliver when the UFC is as ubiquitous as baseball and just as interesting.

Sticking point remains for Aldo vs. Pettis fight

In everyone's haste to believe that Jose Aldo vs. Anthony Pettis at lightweight is set in stone, Aldo's reluctance to surrender his UFC featherweight title is being ignored

UFC 169 results recap: Barao vs. Faber

Look back at the main event from Saturday's event in NJ and what it means for the bantamweight champ.

UFC 169 results recap: Aldo vs. Lamas

The co-main of UFC 169 saw Aldo picking up his sixth title defense, check out where he and his defeated challenger go from here.

UFC 169 results recap: Overeem vs. Mir

Look back at what happened in the sole heavyweight bout of UFC 169 and what's next for each fighter.

UFC 169 results recap: Lineker vs. Bagautinov

John Lineker needed two attempts to make weight for his fight with Ali Bagautinov. How did it affect his performance at UFC 169?

UFC 169 results recap: Varner vs. Trujillo

Jamie Varner and Abel Trujillo went to war to open up UFC 169, and the ending will shock you.

Faber open to 'interesting' featherweight fights

Following UFC 169 TKO loss to Renan Barao, Urijah Faber said he would consider fights at featherweight, but he is not interested in a permanent move to 145


Kid Nate's morning after thoughts on UFC 169

Kid Nate looks back at UFC 169, not in anger but rather with a jaundiced eye. Reviews, ratings and analysis for every fight on the card including both title fights and commentary on the Faber stoppage.

White: 'It was a crappy performance by Alistair'

UFC president Dana White seemed less than pleased by Alistair Overeem's overall performance at UFC 169

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