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Apr 21, 2014 6:32 pm

Liddell: ‘Jones Should Have Saved UFC 151, Fought Sonnen. I Would have’

“I would have done anything just to keep the fight. I’ll fight anybody. I’ve already done all the training and I’ve already gotten ready for it. I’m in great shape and I’m the best light heavyweight in the world, I shouldn’t be afraid to fight anybody.” “I think pulling out of [UFC 151] really fight...

Jun 10, 2013 10:00 am

Chael Sonnen says he and Dan Henderson ‘set up’ Jon Jones prior to UFC 151

Last night on an episode of UFC Tonight: Fight Edition, Chael Sonnen talked about his upcoming fight with Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua, and said he knew of Antonio Rogerio Nogueira’s injury well in advance, as was the case (according to him) when Dan Henderson injured his knee prior to UFC 151: “You know, it really got...

Sep 22, 2012 10:56 am

UFC President Snaps Back At Jones: "Jones Knew UFC 151 Would Get Canceled" | UFC NEWS

Yesterday during our UFC 152 pre-fight press conference coverage we shared a statement from UFC light-heavyweight champion, Jon Jones. In the statement the champion stated clearly that the UFC brass did not notify him of the UFC 151 cancellation and while the champ admits, it may not have made a difference in his decision process,...

Sep 7, 2012 10:33 am

UFC 151 Costs UFC $40 Million I MMA News

  Since the cancellation of UFC 151, blame has been tossed around to everyone from our light-heavyweight champ, to his original opponent and even to Dana White and the rest of the UFC brass. Now, though, with the event date behind us the UFC must rebuild revenue in a year that could easily see some...

Sep 1, 2012 1:42 pm

VIDEO | Jon Jones Considered Paying UFC 151 Fighters Until Public Backlash | UFC NEWS

On the lastest edition of ESPN’s “MMA Live” Espn correspondent Franklin McNeal gave up some insider information about UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones. “Jon Jones felt so bad about the card being cancelled, he was willing to pay the fighters on that card their fee’s”, said McNeal. “But after all the attackes on him by...

Jul 18, 2012 11:20 am

Magalhaes vs. Pokrajac Booked For UFC 151 | UFC NEWS

By Evan Stoumbelis Ultimate Fighter season 8 runner up Vinny Magalhaes has inked a deal with the UFC. His first opponent is rumored to be Igor Pokrajac at UFC 152. The bout has yet to be confirmed by UFC officials, as is Magalhaes’ newly inked contract, but it was reported by Canadian Sportsnet reporter Joe...

Sep 22, 2015 12:14 am

Stunning UFC Female Hits The Scale Heavy At 151 Pounds

The bantamweight division for both UFC males and females is the 135 pound weight class. Unless you are fighting in a title shot, you are allowed to weigh in at 136 pounds. UFC’s Miesha Tate fights in the bantamweight division. She currently got jumped over by Holly Holm who is now set to face Ronda...

Nov 15, 2017 7:15 am

Darren Till and Kamaru Usman get heated over possible UFC 219 scrap

Originally, rising UFC welterweight contender Kamaru Usman was expected to battle the dangerous Emil “Valhalla” Meek at UFC 219. Unfortunately, it sounds like visa issues could force Norway’s Meek out of this planned showdown – which means Usman will have to look elsewhere for a dance partner. Just received information that my visa is having...

Oct 31, 2017 9:54 am

Tyron Woodley Claims He’s Got the Next UFC Middleweight Title Shot after UFC 217

No tragic curve ball has derailed any of the three title fights stacked up top for UFC 217, that means we’re only four days away from huge fights with even bigger implications. The cherry perched atop the violence smorgasbord is Georges St-Pierre challenging Michael Bisping for the UFC middleweight title. The UFC and St-Pierre have...

Oct 27, 2017 7:26 am

New York Athletic Commission Allows Instant Replay for UFC 217

Back at UFC 210 in New York, Gegard Mousasi stopped Chris Weidman with a vicious knee and won the fight. Of course, some didn’t see it that way. Internet fans, media and even officials disagreed on if Mousasi’s controversial strike was legal or not. What complicated matters, was that instant replay was not legal to...

Oct 18, 2017 9:05 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov trashes Kevin Lee’s UFC 216 performance

Earlier this month, in the main event of UFC 216, Tony Ferguson defeated Kevin Lee with a third-round choke to capture the UFC interim lightweight title. While Ferguson ultimately came out on top, Lee put up a valiant fight, and very nearly finished Ferguson with ground-and-pound in the first frame. In the eyes of Khabib...

Oct 3, 2017 7:15 am

PHOTO | Here’s the official poster for the absolutely stacked UFC 217

On November 4, the UFC will return to the combat sports stronghold of Madison Square Garden, in the heart of beautiful New York City. It will do so with the stacked UFC 217, which could be the biggest MMA card of the year. In the UFC 217 main event, UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping will...

Sep 17, 2017 11:48 am

Michael Bisping extends Luke Rockhold an interesting offer following UFC Pittsburgh

Current UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping will look to defend his title for a second time when he squares off with former welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre in the main event of UFC 217 on November 4 in New York. The fight (GSP vs. Bisping) has been highly criticized by fellow middleweight fighters who believe that...

Sep 6, 2017 5:36 pm

Amanda Nunes Thinks She’s ‘Not the Kind of Face’ the UFC Promotes

Amanda Nunes has more than proved her worth as a champion. Last year, the UFC bantamweight title jumped from Holly Holm, to Miesha Tate, and into the arms of the soft-spoken but gritty Brazilian and it hasn’t left yet. The UFC were even able to match Nunes up with Ronda Rousey to take away any...

Aug 15, 2017 12:09 pm

Former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir is no longer a free agent

Another big name from the UFC is apparently heading over to Bellator. Former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir has agreed to terms with Bellator MMA, according to an article released on Tuesday from Ariel Helwani for MMA Fighting. Mir’s agreement with Bellator comes shortly after the former UFC heavyweight champion was granted a release last...

Jul 30, 2017 8:25 am

Pros react to Jon Jones knockout victory over Daniel Cormier at UFC 214

Jon Jones became the first man to ever finish Daniel Cormier at last night’s UFC 214 event in Anaheim, California, reclaiming his UFC light heavyweight championship in the process. “Bones” was able to land a perfectly timed head kick on Cormier early in round-three and then finished “DC” on the canvas with some brutal ground...

Jul 28, 2017 8:10 am

Cris Cyborg forgives Dana White, hoping to sign new UFC contract

Former Invicta FC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg has had a very long, and tumultuous journey with the UFC. After finally being signed to the promotion last year, Cyborg competed at catchweight twice, before then being suspended by USADA for taking a pill to help her rehydrate. After being cleared of all wrongdoing by USADA,...

Jul 5, 2017 8:20 am

Cris Cyborg hopes for better relationship with UFC after Dana White admitted mistakes

UFC women’s featherweight contender Cris Cyborg is currently gearing up for her vacant women’s featherweight title fight on July 29th in Anaheim, California, where she will look to capture UFC gold. Ahead of the fight, UFC President Dana White gave a rather interesting interview in which he admitted that the UFC made some mistakes in...

Jun 6, 2017 11:59 am

Ricardo Lamas gets replacement opponent for UFC 214 in Anaheim

Originally, Ricardo Lamas was expected to take on a fellow former title challenger in “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung when the UFC touches down in Anaheim, California, this July 29. Unfortunately, the undead Korean was forced out of this anticipated featherweight scrap with a severely damaged leg. And so began the hunt for a...

May 12, 2017 10:57 am

UFC 211 loses another fight one day out from event

Just one day out from UFC 211, another fight has been nixed from the card. UFC featherweight Jared Gordon was pulled from his fight against Michael Quinones after being admitted to the hospital. Gordon wrote the following message on Facebook this morning: “Unfortunately I will not be fighting tomorrow. Everything was going smooth last night...

Apr 8, 2017 10:48 pm

Pros react to Daniel Cormier’s UFC 210 victory and Anthony Johnson’s retirement

Pros react to Daniel Cormier’s UFC 210 victory and Anthony Johnson’s retirement Daniel Cormier was able to retain his UFC light heavyweight championship at last night’s UFC 210 event in Buffalo, New York by scoring a second-round submission victory over top division contender Anthony “Rumble” Johnson. The win marked the second time that “DC” had...

Apr 6, 2017 11:43 am

Chris Weidman explains source of motivation ahead of pivotal UFC 210 scrap

Former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman is currently in the midst of a 2-fight skid that saw him lose the middleweight championship to Luke Rockhold in 2015 before then dropping a 3rd round KO loss to Yoel Romero at UFC 205 in November. Now, with Weidman’s UFC 210 showdown with Gegard Mousasi rapidly approaching, the...

Apr 4, 2017 8:56 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov unveils future plans following UFC 209

UFC lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov recently was forced to pull out of his scheduled UFC 209 interim lightweight title fight after he was hospitalized with issues regarding his liver. While there were conflicting reports regarding Nurmagomedov’s future, with teammate Luke Rockhold informing the media that Nurmagomedov was looking to return soon, while Nurmagomedov’s father reportedly was...

Mar 31, 2017 9:06 am

Michael Chiesa vs. Kevin Lee headlines ‘UFC Fight Night: OKC’

On June 25th, streaking lightweights Michael Chiesa and Kevin Lee will step into the Octagon for a pivotal showdown for these two top ranked lightweights. The UFC announced the matchup on Twitter, where they also revealed that the fight would serve as the main event scrap to an already stacked card which features the likes...

Mar 22, 2017 6:36 pm

Luke Rockhold eyes a former UFC heavyweight champion for his next fight

Luke Rockhold wants to fight a former UFC heavyweight champion in his octagon return! Former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold is on a mission to score a fight with former UFC heavyweight title holder Fabricio Werdum. Ariel Helwani broke the news earlier today stating the following on Twitter. Rockhold is pushing hard for a fight...

Mar 4, 2017 10:33 pm

UFC Fighters react to Thompson vs. Woodley 2

Current UFC welterweight title holder Tyron Woodley took on top division contender Stephen Thompson in the main event of tonight’s UFC 209 fight card in Las Vegas. Both men were very tentative for the better portion of 25 minutes, excluding a last minute surge from Woodley which almost resulted in a fight ending stoppage. With...

Jan 19, 2017 11:11 am

Chris Weidman vs. Gegard Mousasi official for UFC 210

After a brief back and forth verbal battle earlier this month, it has now been officially announced that Chris Weidman and Gegard Mousasi will throw down at UFC 210 on April 8th. BREAKING: @ChrisWeidmanUFC vs @Mousasi_MMA booked for #UFC210 in Buffalo ➡️ https://t.co/qvoA7lUmav pic.twitter.com/CMBxC9WQBr — UFC (@ufc) January 19, 2017 Weidman will be entering into...