36 Search Results for john cholish

May 23, 2013 10:12 am

Quick Twitt | John Cholish Claims UFC Not Paid His Purse From FX 8 Card

Retired UFC fighter, John Cholish, has been on an anti-ufc rant as of late and he isn’t a week removed from the companies employ. Earlier this week he went on the MMA Hour with the following statement: “Before you even step to the ring, your original purse is gone,” Cholish claimed. “And that’s before factoring...

May 20, 2013 2:46 pm

John Cholish Retires From MMA, Cites Unfair Pay As Reason

Coming off a submission loss to Gleison tibau at UFC on FX 8, (former) UFC lightweight John Cholish has retired from the sport of Mixed Martial Arts, citing unfair payment as the main reason. According to Cholish, the salary lower level fighters make is often not enough to even break even with the cost of...

Oct 10, 2012 4:51 pm

Yves Edwards Books UFC on FOX 5 Bout Against JOhn Cholish | UFC NEWS

Staying true to his word, UFC President Dana White has booked Yves Edwards a new fight and done so just five short days after his UFC on FX 5 opponent, Jeremy Stephens was jailed and forced out of last Fridays bout. UFC officials have booked Yves opposite John Cholish on the UFC on FOX card...


Apr 17, 2012 3:47 pm

Uyenoyama out, Tim Elliott in against John Dodson at UFC on Fox 3

By Micah Hinchliffe: As part of the growing division of the flyweights in 2012, Zuffa has signed top flyweight prospect Tim Elliott according to UFC.com. Elliott who is 8-2-1 in MMA has been picked to replace former bantamweight Darren Uyenoyama against the hard-hitting TUF 14 winner John Dodson. No reason for Uyenoyama’s replacement has been...

Feb 8, 2012 4:00 am

Castillo vs. Cholish Booked For UFC on FOX 3 Event

A lightweight addition to the UFC’s May event on Fox TV was announced by promotional officials yesterday in the form of Danny Castillo vs. John Cholish. UFC on FOX 3 is set to take place in New Jersey from the IZOD Center in East Rutherford on May 5. In the main event lightweights Nate Diaz...

Feb 22, 2014 12:19 pm

GSP & Gustafsson Make A Wager Over Olympic Hockey

With Canada and Sweden heading to the SOCHI finals in Hockey, two UFC fighters have wagered a friendly bet in the name of their home countries. Check it: My friend John Cholish has to wear a Canadian hockey jersey because we beat the USA.. @AlexTheMauler – ready to make same bet for Sunday? — Georges...

Jul 5, 2013 10:30 am

UFC Boss Goes Off On Fighter Pay Issue

“That might sound f— mean and harsh and [mocking tone of voice] ‘why should somebody not matter, everybody matters.’ We’re getting to where we are in a society now where, everyone wins a trophy. No, everyone doesn’t win a f— trophy. The guys who stand out and the guys who make it exciting, the guys...

Jun 19, 2013 4:04 pm

Jamie Varner vs. Gleison Tibau set for UFC 164 in Milwaukee

This afternoon, UFC officials announced that a lightweight bout between Jamie Varner (21-7-1 MMA, 3-2 UFC) and Gleison Tibau (27-9 MMA, 11-7 UFC) has been added to the already stacked UFC 164 card. The former WEC lightweight champion, Varner, most recently saw action at UFC 155 in December, where he scored a split-decision victory over Melvin...

Jun 5, 2013 10:04 am

Kenny Florian: “Fighters deserve to get paid more”

By Evan Stoumbelis – @MMAEvan Kenny Florian spoke to the New York post recently about how the UFC pays it’s fighters, following comments made by former UFC fighters Jacob Volkmann and John Cholish who recently spoke against the amount of money the UFC actually pays it’s fighters. “I think the fighters do deserve to get...

May 18, 2013 5:55 pm

UFC on FX 8: Belfort vs Rockhold Preliminary Card Recap and results

By Evan Stoumbelis (@MMAEvan) Tonight fans will see the former UFC lightheavyweight champion Vitor Belfort face off against former Strikeforce middleweight champion Luke Rockhold, but before that we tuned into Fuel TV for the preliminary fights. Results are as follows: After a rather lackluster fight Fabio Maldonado def. Roger Hollett via unanimous decision. Following up...

May 18, 2013 1:23 pm

UFC on FX 8: Belfort vs. Rockhold Preliminary Card Play-By-Play

  The UFC on FX 8 prelims start tonight at 6 p.m. ET and 3 p.m. PT on FUEL TV all leading up to the main event between former UFC light-heavyweight champion, Vitor Belfort and former Strikeforce middleweight champion, Luke Rockhold. For those who can not watch the live broadcast of tonight’s FUEL TV preliminary...

Mar 18, 2013 7:32 am

Jussier Formiga vs. Chris Cariaso set for UFC on FX 8 in Brazil | UFC News

A flyweight bout between Jussier Formiga (14-2 MMA, 0-1 UFC) and Chris Cariaso (14-4 MMA, 4-2 UFC) is the latest addition to June’s UFC on FX 8 event in Brazil. Formiga (previously known as Jussier da Silva), fights for the first time since his UFC debut in October of last year. There, he suffered a...

Nov 19, 2012 9:46 am

VIDEO | First UFC on FOX 5 Promo | UFC NEWS

Main Card: Ben Henderson vs. Nate Diaz (Lightweight title bout) Alexander Gustafsson vs. Mauricio Rua Rory MacDonald vs. B.J. Penn Matt Brown vs. Mike Swick Preliminary Card: Lavar Johnson vs. Brendan Schaub Michael Chiesa vs. Marcus LeVesseur Dennis Siver vs. Eddie Yagin Mike Easton vs. Bryan Caraway Scott Jorgensen vs. John Albert Ramsey Nijem vs....

Nov 14, 2012 10:36 am

Nam Phan replaces Eddie Yagin, meets Dennis Siver at UFC on FOX 5 | UFC News

Dennis Siver (20-8 MMA, 9-5 UFC) will still step into the octagon in 3 weeks at UFC on FOX 5, now that Nam Phan (18-10 MMA, 2-3 UFC) has stepped in to replace the injured Eddie Yagin on December 8th in Seattle. Phan most recenetly fought and got back in the win column at UFC on FOX...

Oct 29, 2012 10:15 am

UFC on FOX 5 Official With 13 Scheduled Bouts | UFC NEWS

UFC officials have tied down December’s UFC on FOX 5 card with 13 fights. UFC on FOX 5 is set to take place at Seattle’s KeyArena on December 8. In the main event UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson will defend his title against Nate Diaz. BJ Penn also makes his return from retirement on the...

May 5, 2012 10:40 am

"UFC on FOX 3: Diaz vs. Miller" Live Results | UFC NEWS

UFC on Fox 3: Diaz vs. Miller is set to go down tonight from New Jersey’s IZOD center. In the main event top lightweight contenders Nate Diaz and Jim Miller will each try to make a case for title contention in their bout that is scheduled for five-rounds of action. The night kicks off at...

May 4, 2012 1:03 pm

UFC on FOX 3: Diaz vs. Miller Weigh In Results | UFC NEWS

The UFC on FOX 3 weigh-in ceremony went down today from the IZOD Center in East Rutherford, N.J. Full results are below: MAIN CARD: (FOX) Nate Diaz (156) vs. Jim Miller (156) Johny Hendricks (170.5) vs. Josh Koscheck (170.5) Alan Belcher (186) vs. Rousimar Palhares (186) Pat Barry (244) vs. Lavar Johnson (253) PRELIMINARY CARD:...

Apr 10, 2012 10:35 am

UFC 149 | Mitch Clarke Set To Face Anton Kuivanen

By Drew Graham: A lightweight tilt between Mitch Clarke (0-1 UFC) and Anton Kuivanen (0-1 UFC) has been added to the UFC 149 fight card on July 21 in Calgary, Alberta. Jose Aldo will be featured in the main event against an opponent that is not yet named. Clarke is coming off his first career...

Feb 18, 2012 2:13 pm

Dennis Bermudez Returns To Action Against Pablo Garza At UFC on FOX 3

A featherweight bout between TUF 14 runner up Dennis Bermudez and UFC veteran Pablo Garza has been added to the UFC on FOX 3 roster. UFC officials announced the news yesterday. UFC on FOX 3 is set to take place in New Jersey from the IZOD Center in East Rutherford on May 5. In the...

Feb 18, 2012 11:01 am

Bedford vs. Denis Booked For UFC on FOX 3

Two bantamweights have agreed to square off on an already deeply stacked UFC on FOX 3 event set to take place in May. Ultimate Fighter alum, Johnny Bedford and Nick Denis have agreed to square off on the evenings preliminary card. UFC officials took to twitter to announce the bout yesterday afternoon. UFC on FOX...

Feb 13, 2012 10:35 am

Alan Belcher Returns Against Rousimar Palhares In UFC On FOX 3 Bout

UFC officials just announced a middleweight addition to the upcoming UFC on FOX 3 event between Alan Belcher and Rousimar Palhares. UFC on FOX 3 is set to take place in New Jersey from the IZOD Center in East Rutherford on May 5. In the main event lightweights Nate Diaz and Jim Miller will throw...

Jan 12, 2012 1:35 pm

UFC NEWS – 2011 Salary Report For 337 UFC Fighters

2011 was a hallmark year for the world’s biggest and best Mixed Martial Arts promotion. They expanded to new territories, set record gate and attendance figures and launched a revolutionary TV deal. Safe to say the UFC had a great 2011. In an interesting report from mma-manifesto.com, 337 UFC fighters who fought for the promotion...

Dec 13, 2011 11:48 am

UFC NEWS – UFC 140 Medical Suspensions Report

All fighters from the Dec. 10 UFC 140 event received medical suspensions of at least 14 days for precautionary reasons. The Ontario Ministry of Consumer Services released the report this afternoon. UFC 140 took place this evening from the Air Canada Center in Toronto, Canada and was headlined was headlined by a light-heavyweight title fight...