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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...

Jan 20, 2018 10:34 pm

MMA community reacts to Stipe Miocic’s historic UFC 220 win over Francis Ngannou

Stipe Miocic became the first man in history to defend the UFC heavyweight title three consecutive times on Saturday night at UFC 220 in Boston. Miocic was matched up against the feared and powerful knockout artist Francis Ngannou and was able to put the brakes on Ngannou’s quick rise and exposed some holes in his...

Jan 18, 2018 7:32 pm

BREAKING | Josh Emmett vs Jeremy Stephens to Headline UFC on Fox 28 in Orlando

The speculation is over regarding UFC on Fox 28’s main event. After losing the Yoel Romero vs David Branch fight that was looking like it was going to end up headlining in Orlando, Florida, the Orlando Sentinel has now reported that the main event will be a top Featherweight clash between Josh Emmett and Jeremy...

Jan 14, 2018 7:34 pm

UFC St. Louis Results: Darren Elkins delivers another epic comeback win (highlights)

Originally, featherweights Michael Johnson and Darren Elkins were expected to battle on the UFC St. Louis undercard. When the card’s co-main event was scrapped at the last minute, however, Johnson and Elkins were bumped up to the main card. Round one of this fight was all Michael Johnson’s, who pelted his foe with crackling combinations,...

Dec 30, 2017 11:42 am

EA Sports UFC 3 Completely Overhauled The Career Mode

Fans spent a year and a half screaming at their televisions and rubbing their thumbs raw, fighting their friends and random strangers on the internet in EA Sports UFC 2. Even Demetrious Johnson got in on the fun against his Mighty Squad, Rampage Jackson and Max Holloway. For mixed martial gamers wanting a new experience,...

Dec 27, 2017 7:02 am

Report: UFC to host press conference featuring stars of shows from first quarter of 2018

Over the last few years, the UFC has hosted several major, multi-fighter press conferences is an effort to promote its upcoming shows. These press conferences, which have included names like Conor McGregor, Ronda Rousey, and Jon Jones, have produced some truly memorable promotional material, and even a few skirmishes. From the sounds of it, we’ll...

Dec 26, 2017 12:34 pm

Darren Till blasts his fellow UFC welterweights

Ever since his thudding, October knockout of Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone, Darren Till has been eager for another big name opponent. Over the last few months, the undefeated welterweight contender has called for bouts with Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson, Kamaru Usman, and most recently, fellow knockout artist “Platinum” Mike Perry. See some his exchanges with these dangerous...

Dec 21, 2017 3:06 pm

The Boxing Ring at UFC’s Performance Institute is No Longer Conor McGregor’s

It somehow seems like ages ago since Conor McGregor was screaming into the faces of everyone that he owned boxing. Just a handful of months ago, McGregor did the unthinkable and actually fought Floyd Mayweather in a boxing match. Both of them made an obscene amount of money and walked away from the ring to...

Dec 19, 2017 9:28 am

Two exciting fights added to UFC on Fox 28 in Orlando

The UFC’s February 24 return to Orlando, Florida, is expected to grow by one awesome welterweight matchup, as a bout between the ever-entertaining Alan Jouban and the venomous finisher Ben Saunders is apprently in the works for the card. This bout was first reported by Farah Hannoun on Twitter. BREAKING: @AlanJouban vs. @BenSaundersMMA in the...

Nov 25, 2017 7:01 pm

Interim UFC lightweight champ Tony Ferguson responds to Khabib Nurmagomedov

Interim UFC lightweight champion Tony Ferguson has finally responded to Khabib Nurmagomedov. The undefeated Russian standout, Nurmagomedov, made headlines earlier this week when he revealed that the UFC had offered him a fight with Tony Ferguson at UFC 219. To be clear I was offered to fight @TonyFergusonXT on December 30th and I accepted the...

Nov 22, 2017 12:07 pm

BREAKING | Khabib Nurmagomedov claims he agreed to fight Tony Ferguson at UFC 219

This December 30, on the main card of UFC 219, undefeated Dagestani lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov is scheduled to step into the cage with venomous Brazilian striker Edson Barboza. From the sounds of it, however, Nurmagomedov has also been offered a UFC 219 bout with interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson. In a Wednesday afternoon Tweet,...

Nov 21, 2017 6:04 pm

Volkan Oezdemir Still Has Time to Train for UFC Return

Despite ‘aggravated battery causing bodily harm or disability‘ charges UFC light heavyweight contender Volkan Ozdemir has found time to continue his training for what very well may be a title shot in his eventual return to the Octagon. Oezdemir took to his Facebook account to post a shot of himself getting a training session in:...

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...