38 Search Results for leonardo santos

Jul 22, 2013 9:01 am

TUF: Brazil 2 Champ Leonardo Santos Plans Drop to Lightweight

By JAKE CHASTAIN | Leonardo Santos, the latest winner of TUF: Brazil, has made plans to drop down to lightweight for his next UFC fight. The Brazilian won TUF: Brazil 2 and the six-figure UFC contract at UFC on FUEL TV 10 in June. He claimed that crown with a second-round submission of William Macario, who was heavily favored to...

Mar 21, 2015 8:48 pm

UFC FN 62 Results: Santos Taps Martin Out in Round 1

Leonardo Santos’ ground work tonight was nothing short of fantastic. He made sure there was no room for error and gave Martin no room to work a reversal or to even block a transition. Santos executed a sweep takedown and transitioned from guard to mount immediately. Martin went into panic mode and gave up his...

Sep 14, 2014 4:51 pm

Leo Santos Admits To Cramping During “Exhausting” Weight Cut

Leo Santos picked up a win over Efrain Escudero this past Saturday at UFC Fight Night 51, however he admits he had trouble with his weight cut. His teammate, Renan Barao was forced out of his UFC 177 rematch against TJ Dillashaw after hitting his head after passing out when he was cutting weight. Despite...

Sep 13, 2014 6:48 pm

‘UFC Fight Night 51’: Santos Picks Up Decision Win Over Escudero

Leonardo Santos remains undefeated in the octagon with a win over Efrain Escudero. Fighting since 2002, Santos would play the role of the veteran who would test Escudero to see if he truly improved since winning “The Ultimate Fighter Brazil: Season 2”. Escudero is by no means a rookie, but he had much to learn...

Mar 23, 2014 6:04 pm

UFC Fight Night 38 Results: Santos/Parke Battle to a Majority Draw

  Norman Parke walked into some trouble in the first round. He could not find a comfortable distance to strike from and was repeatedly popped with jabs from Leonardo Santos. Parke found some form of control when he pressed Santos against the cage, but he would not work for a takedown or try to land...

Jul 19, 2013 9:53 am

Clint Hester out, Cezar Ferreira now meets Thiago Santos at UFC 163

August’s UFC 163 event has undergone yet another change, as Thiago “Marreta” Santos (8-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) has stepped in to replace the injured Clint Hester (8-3 MMA, 1-0 UFC) and will now meet Cezar “Mutante” Ferreira (5-2 MMA, 1-0 UFC) on the evening’s main card. Ferriera claimed the “TUF: Brazil” tournament title by defeating...

Aug 24, 2015 5:52 pm

Booking Roundup: Rousey, Benavidez, and Makdessi all land BIG fights!

This could possibly be the biggest edition of the “Booking Roundup” ever. Over ten fights spanning across seven events have been added in the recent week. There’s no way you caught every single one, so catch up with the “Booking Roundup” below! UFC Fight Night 75: Japan’s Mousasi Gets New Opponent When one great fight...

Mar 23, 2015 1:05 pm

Medical Suspensions Report — UFC Fight Night 62 Edition

Last Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 62 in Brazil was not without its casualties The night’s fights resulted in 24 suspensions, the majority of which are mandatory for precautionary reasons. But five of the night’s combatants have been served-up six-month suspensions, by CABMMA. Here’s the list: Demian Maia was suspended 30 days with no contact for...

Mar 21, 2015 11:39 am

UFC Fight Night 62 Official Results

Tonight, from Rio de Janeiro’s Maracanazinho Gymnasium, the UFC Fight night 62 fighters will take center stage on FOX Sports 1. Fight fans who cannot make tonight’s event can follow along with the quick results below, or hit up the BJPENN.COM home page for more detailed breakdowns of each fight. Results: MAIN CARD: (FOX Sports...

Mar 20, 2015 2:04 pm

UFC Fight Night 62 Weigh-In Results — All Fighters Make Weight

Earlier today, from Rio de Janeiro’s Maracanazinho Gymnasium, the UFC Fight night 62 fighters hit the scales, to make their bouts official. All combatants made weight. MAIN CARD: (FOX Sports 1, 10 p.m. ET) Demian Maia (171) vs. Ryan LaFlare (171) Josh Koscheck (170) vs. Erick Silva (171) Tony Martin (156) vs. Leonardo Santos (156)...

Feb 16, 2015 5:00 am

BOOKING ROUNDUP: UFC Books 10 Bouts For Upcoming Events

The UFC has been especially busy this past week booking matchups for upcoming fights. Catch up with all of the latest matchmaking happenings with BJPENN.com’s Booking Roundup! First up we have 3 additions to “UFC Fight Night 62” on March 21st in Rio De Janeiro. The first being Katsunori Kikuno vs. Kevin Souza. Kikuno is...

Feb 13, 2015 3:45 am

Brazilian Fighters React To Anderson Silva’s Failed Drug Test

UFC Fight Night 62 fighters Demian Maia, Ryan LaFlare, Erick Silva and Leonardo Santos react to former champion Anderson Silva testing positive for two banned substances. REPLAY! TEAM ALPHA MALE RADIO FEATURING URIJAH FABER. SEE WHAT ALL THE HYPE’S ABOUT:

Sep 16, 2014 6:35 pm

UFC Fight Night 50 & 51 medical suspensions

The medical suspensions from both UFC Fight Night 50 and UFC Fight Night 51 were obtained by MMAJUNKIE earlier today. According to the report, UFC Fight Night 50 headliner Ronaldo Souza has been suspended indefinitely, pending medical clearance for the injured right hand he sustained in his win over Gegard Mousasi. Here is the full...

Sep 15, 2014 4:24 pm

Andrei Arlovski Out Up To Six Months Following Win Over Bigfoot

Following his UFC Fight Night 51 knockout win over Antonio Bigfoot Silva this past Saturday in Brazil, Andrei Arlovski jumped up to #7 on the UFC heavyweight ranking ladder. MMAFighting.com obtained the medical suspension list from the Brazilian Athletic Commission, and things aren’t looking so good for the Pitbull, who is looking at a 180...

Sep 13, 2014 3:06 pm

‘UFC Fight Night 51: Bigfoot vs. Arlovski’ Official Results

UFC Fight Night 51 is LIVE from the Ginásio Nilson Nelson in Brasilia, Brazil. In the main event, Andrei Arlovski will be duking it out with Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva! It is set to air exclusively on UFC Fight Pass. Stay tuned to BJPENN.COM for up to the minute results. Main card (UFC Fight Pass) HW:...

Sep 12, 2014 1:00 pm

‘UFC Fight Night 51: Bigfoot vs. Arlovski’ Weigh-In Results

Today, from the Nilson Nelson Gymnasium in Brasilia, Brazil, the UFC Fight Night 51 fighters hit the scales in anticipation of tomorrow’s UFC Fight Pass event. All fighters made their contracted weight. Here’s the results: MAIN CARD: (UFC Fight Pass, 8 p.m. ET) Andrei Arlovski (248) vs. Antonio Silva (264) Piotr Hallmann (155) vs. Gleison...

Aug 19, 2014 5:03 am

Larissa Pacheco Replaces Valerie Letourneau At FN 51

Jungle Fight champion Larissa Pacheo is set to make her UFC debut against Jessica Andrade at UFC Fight Night 51 on September 13th from Brazil. Pacheco is undefeated in her professional MMA career with 10 wins. She will be riding a 3-fight win streak into her bout with Andrade, with all 3 wins ending in...

Aug 2, 2014 10:34 am

“UFC Fight Night 51: Bigfoot vs. Arlovski” Fight Card Finalized

Next month’s UFC Fight Night 51 event has been finalized with an 11 bout lineup. In the night’s main event,  former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei ‘The Pitbull” Arlovski will look for redemption in defeating his former opponent, Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva. ‘UFC Fight Night 51: Bigfoot vs. Arlovski’ goes down on September 13th from the Nilson...

Jul 29, 2014 3:41 pm

Sean Spencer Steps In For Injured Joe Riggs

Sean Spencer has stepped in to replace an injured Joe Riggs at UFC Fight Night 51 in Brazil, and will now face Paulo Thiago. Spencer is 2-2 in the UFC, and most recently dropped a close split decision loss to Alex Garcia back in March. The loss ended Spencer’s two fight win streak that saw...

Jul 29, 2014 3:35 pm

UFC Fight Night 51 Picks Up Hallmann vs. Tibau, Pepey vs. Johnson

UFC Fight Night 51, which will serve as the UFC’s return to Brazil has just picked up two more bouts. Brazil’s own Gleison Tibau will square off with Piotr Hallmann. And Godofredo Pepey will square off with Dashon Johnson. Tibau is coming off a unanimous decision win over Pat Healy at UFC Fight Night Cerrone...

Jul 16, 2014 5:03 am

Efrain Escudero Returns To The Octagon At Fight Night 51

TUF 8 winner Efrain Escudero is set to make another appearance inside the Octagon. MMAJunkie.com confirmed the news with a source close to Escudero, and MMAFighting.com broke the news earlier today. After winning TUF, Escudero went 2-2 in the Octagon and failed to make weight for one of the bouts. As a result the UFC...

Jul 15, 2014 5:02 am

Jessica Andrade vs. Valerie Letourneau Added To FN 51

Jessica Andrade and Valerie Letourneau are now scheduled to meet at UFC Fight Night 51 in Brazil on September 13th. Andrade is 2-1 in the UFC and is riding a two fight win streak into the bout, with her most recent win coming over Raquel Pennington in March. Valerie Letourneau on the other hand is...

Jul 14, 2014 8:10 am

UFC Fight Night 51 Picks Up Four Bouts

UFC Fight Night 51, which takes place in Brazil has picked up four bouts as of today. Lukasz Sajewski (13-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) vs. Leonardo Santos (12-3-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC) Sergio Moraes (8-2 MMA, 2-1 UFC) vs. Santiago Ponzinibbio (18-2 MMA, 0-1 UFC) Mike Rhodes (6-3 MMA, 0-2 UFC) vs. Paulo Thiago (15-7 MMA, 5-7...

Mar 31, 2014 9:15 am

Norman Parke Wants to Fight Joe Lauzon or Michael Johnson Type Opponent

Leonardo Santos’ and Norman Parke’s bout came to a majority draw at UFC Fight Night 38, earlier this week. The event took place at Ginasiao Nelio Dias in Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil. Santos and Parke headlined the card that aired on FOX Sports 1. The fight could have easily gone to Parke if...

Mar 24, 2014 6:23 pm

‘UFC Fight Night 38: Shogun vs. Henderson II’ Medical Suspensions Report

Last night’s UFC Fight Night 38 event delivered all the fireworks one could expect from a Fight Night in Brazil. But it wasn’t without its casualties. Several fighter’s from the night’s card will be forced to serve medical suspensions for various injuries suffered during competition. Most notably, ‘Shogun’ Rua, could be out for up to...

Mar 23, 2014 10:48 am

‘UFC Fight Night 38: Shogun vs. Henderson II’ Main Card Play-By-Play & Live Results

As part of our live fight night coverage, BJPENN.COM, invites fight fans to join us for our main card play-by-play and live results on tonight’s UFC event in Brazil. ‘UFC Fight Night 38: Shogun vs. Henderson II’ features a main event between Dan Henderson and Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua from Natal, Brazil. If you do not...

Mar 22, 2014 12:57 pm

‘UFC Fight Night Natal: Henderson vs. Shogun II’ Weigh-In Results

Today’s ‘UFC Fight Night 38: Henderson vs. Shogun’ weigh-ins event has concluded and only one fighter missed their mark. Rony Markes came in five-pounds over and was given one hour to lose the additional weight. The full results are as follows: MAIN CARD: (FOX Sports 1, 4 p.m. PT) Dan Henderson (202) vs. Mauricio Rua...

Mar 2, 2014 5:37 pm

UFC Fight Night 38 official with 12 bouts

The UFC returns to Brazil later this month for ‘UFC Fight Night 38,’ a fight card headlined by a light heavyweight rematch between Dan Henderson and Mauricio “Shogun” Rua. The event takes place March 23 live from the Nelio Dias Gymnasium in Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil. The ‘UFC Fight Night 38’ event is now official with the following 12 bouts: FOX...

Feb 19, 2014 10:12 am

Fight Night 38: With Tibau Injured, Prazeres Steps Up To Face Taisumov

The injury bug has found another victim in the form of top lightweight, Gleison Tibau. UFC officials recently announced that Michel Prazeres will serve as his replacement against Mairbek Taisumov. UFC Fight Night 38 goes down on March 23 from the Ginasio Nelio Dias in Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil. In the main event...