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UFC Vegas 8 video: Mallory Martin stages crazy comeback to choke out Hannah Cifers

Mallory Martin had to show a lot of heart to earn her first UFC win. The Contender Series veteran suffered a nasty knockdown in the first round of her fight against Hannah Cifers, but then staged a miraculous comeback in the second after latching onto a takedown and securing the rear-naked choke for a finish. […]

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Polyana Viana submits Emily Whitmire in under two minutes

There was more big emotion in the octagon at the UFC Vegas 8 prelims after Polyana Viana submitted Emily Whitmire. Viana turned the tables on Whitmire, snatching an armbar after getting put on her back in the early action of Saturday’s fight. She pounded the mat and let out a scream, celebrating her win at […]

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Sean Brady puts Christian Aguilera to sleep with nasty mounted guillotine choke

Sean Brady earned his first finish in the UFC with one of his favorite submissions. The undefeated prospect out of Philadelphia saw an opening for a guillotine choke in the second round of his fight against Christian Aguilera and once he had it locked in, there was no letting go. Brady secured the submission and […]

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UFC Vegas 8: Alex Caceres submits Austin Springer in first round with quick choke

A night of quick submissions at UFC Vegas 8 continued when Alex Caceres put Austin Springer to sleep in the first round Saturday night. Springer tapped and briefly went unconscious after a takedown attempt allowed Caceres to transition to the back and apply a rear-naked choke for the finish at the 3:38 mark of the […]

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Ricardo Lamas hints at retirement after winning three-round war against Bill Algeo

If Saturday night was Ricardo Lamas’ final performance, he’s leaving on a high note. The former title contender revealed that retirement has been on his mind and while that decision hasn’t been finalized yet, Lamas wanted to leave everything in the cage at UFC Vegas 8. Consider that mission accomplished as the veteran featherweight engaged […]

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Robbie Lawler vs. Neil Magny

This is the UFC Vegas 8 live blog for Robbie Lawler vs. Neil Magny, the welterweight co-headliner for Saturday’s fight card at UFC APEX in Las Vegas. Lawler returns for the first time in 12 months following his third consecutive loss, a decision setback against Colby Covington. He meets Magny, who’s on a two-fight winning […]

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Alexa Grasso wins flyweight debut with strong showing against Ji Yeon Kim

Moving up to flyweight paid off for Alexa Grasso at UFC Vegas 8. The 27-year-old prospect out of Mexico struggled to find consistency when competing at strawweight so she decided to test herself at 125 pounds on Saturday night. With speed, power and good conditioning, Grasso was able to out strike and out work Ji […]