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UFC 186 Results

April 25th, 2015 – Bell Center, Montréal, Qc, Canada
Live results and news via our Twitter feed: @playgroundpod

 

Main Card – 10 p.m.
UFC Flyweight Championship
Demetrious Johnson (c) vs Kyoji Horiguchi – W: Demetrious Johnson – Sub. (Armbar) – R5
Quinton “Rampage” Jackson vs Fabio Maldonado – W: Quinton Jackson – Un. Dec.
Michael Bisping vs C.B. Dollaway – W: Michael Bisping – Un. Dec.
Shane Campbell vs John Makdessi – W: John Makdessi – TKO – R1
Yves Jabouin vs Thomas Almeida – W: Thomas Almeida – TKO – R1

 

Prelim Card – 8 p.m. (FOX Sports 1)
Patrick Côté vs Joe Riggs – W: Patrick Côté – Un. Dec.
Alexis Davis vs Sarah Kaufman – W : Alexis Davis – Sub. (Armbar) – R2
Chad Laprise vs Bryan Barberena – W: Chad Laprise – Un. Dec.
Olivier Aubin-Mercier vs David Michaud – W: Olivier Aubin-Mercier – Sub (RNC) – R3

 

Prelim Card – 6:30 p.m. (UFC Fight Pass)
Nordine Taleb vs Chris Clements – W: Nordine Taleb – Un. Dec.
Jessica Rakoczy vs Valérie Létourneau – W: Valérie Létourneau – Un. Dec.
Aisling Daly vs Randa Markos – W: Randa Markos – Un. Dec.

UFC 186 Pictures

Our innocent coverage of a cool MMA event… Which allowed us some free food.

Posted by Pace’s Playground on 23 avril 2015

 

UFC 186 Live Tweets

UFC 186 Pre-Fight Interviews

#1: Georges St-Pierre (GSP), Rampage Jackson, Michael Bisping, Kyoji Horiguchi, Mighty Mouse Johnson

1- Georges St-Pierre explains how going around the world helped him retreive his passion and energy; lists the right conditions that could influence him to comeback to active competition; discusses how returning to his kyokushin-karate roots ravitalized him.

2- Quinton “Rampage” Jackson exposes how he lost the love for MMA through his 1st run with the UFC; talks about the never ending pressure and unwanted attention generated by his “Superstar” status; compares the way fighters are treated in the UFC vs other promotions; confesses how he patched things up with Dana and Lorenzo, and then return at UFC 186; speaks about his nightlife habits and enjoying the company of the ladiiiiiies.

3- Michael Bisping denies using his loud mouth as a promotional strategy; discusses how his family handled the UFC Countdown camera crew filming in their home; explains the many hardships that come with a professional fighter’s lifestyle; acknowledges the importance of the media in a MMA fighting career; talks about the “auto-play” mode that many fighters use during press tours… and then gets questionned by Pace for his “original” choice of socks for the UFC 186 presser.

4- Kyoji Horiguchi, UFC 186 main eventer, speaks about the advantage of karate training and the pertinence of forms (katas) for a future in MMA; exposes how the popularity of MMA in Japan decreased since PRIDE was bought out by the UFC and how the promotion could now boost the sport in his country.

5- Demetrious Johnson talks a little X-Box gaming and reveals if he once played EA SportsUFC as himself to virtually beat his opponents up; opposes the naysayers of the Flyweight division; analyses Kyoji Hiroguchi’s style in preparation for his title defense at UFC 186; discusses the pressure bestowed upon UFC main-eventers to sell tickets; explains why he prefers the classy approach to promote his fights and how he keeps his “undefeated champion” ego in check

#2: John Makdessi, Chad Laprise, Chris Clements.

1- John Makdessi (LW) talks about the difference between kata and full-contact fighting in martial arts; the advantages stemming from performing regularly on a traditional martial arts competition circuit for a MMA fighter… and he reveals his “secret talent” – cooking – and how it’s helping with his diet.

2- Chad Laprise (LW) discusses the motivation for a rookie to move up the ranks of his weight division; the importance of fan appreciation in a MMA career; the threat of losing focus of your opponnent when a fighter is determined to put on a good show.

3- Chris Clements (WW) on how his taekwondo background influenced his fighting skills and mental preparation.

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