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...