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Andrei Arlovski knocks out Antonio Silva in UFC event in Brazil

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight champ Andrei Arlovski knocked out Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva in the first round of the main event of UFC Fight Night 51 on Saturday in Brasilia, Brazil. Arlovski won his second straight fight in his UFC return and avenged a 2010 loss by knocking Silva down with a right hook and finishing the fight with a series of hammer fists.

Jones, Cormier brawl in MGM Grand lobby

UFC star Daniel Cormier told a small group of reporters during Monday’s media event at MGM Grand promoting his Sept. 27 title fight that he and light heavyweight champion Jon Jones would never be friends. About 20 minutes later, a staredown for photographers between the two fighters quickly escalated into a brawl in the lobby of the Strip resort.