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Nov 8, 2012 9:11 am

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen Gets Burger Named After Him | UFC NEWS

The Iron Skillet recently featured UFC fighter Chael sonnen in their latest celebrity offering. From their YouTube account: It’s pretty awesome to hear from a guy like Chael Sonnen. We all love his smack talk. So just like the others, we harassed Chael on twitter about what he like to eat. Got our reply. Made...

Nov 7, 2012 2:10 pm

Surgery shelves UFC welterweight Thiago Alves until July 2013 | UFC News

Former UFC welterweight #1 contender Thiago Alves (19-9 MMA, 11-6 UFC) is going back ‘under the knife’, and doesn’t expect to be back in the octagon until July 2013. Here is what Alves had to say via MMA Weekly:   “I just went through another surgery. I had to do my PCL and my ACL...

Nov 7, 2012 12:37 pm

Matt Wiman to Face T.J. Grant at UFC on Fox 6

  UFC officials announced today that Matt Wiman will face T.J. Grant in a lightweight matchup in Chicago on the UFC on Fox 6 card. The event will be held on January 26 from the United Center in Chicago, IL. Wiman was last seen submitting previously unbeaten Paul Sass in September on the UFC on...

Nov 7, 2012 9:41 am

Rich Franklin: I’m the last of the Mohicans | UFC NEWS

Rich Franklin  headlined the first live television event in the United States, and also headlined the company’s first shows in places like Ireland, Northern Ireland, Germany and Western Canada. He faces the sport’s most unorthodox stand-up specialist, Cung Le, in the main event at the Cotai Arena at the Venetian Resort in Macau. Likely to...

Nov 7, 2012 9:38 am

UFC On FOX 6 Shaping Up With Johnson vs. Dodson / Cerrone vs Pettis Additions | UFC NEWS

UFC on FOX 6 card begins to take shape a day after the UFC announced it would return to Chicago.  UFC officials on Tuesday announced on FUEL TV’s “UFC Tonight.” The main event will be the 1st flyweight title defense of champ Demetrious Johnson opposite top contender John Dodson.  Lightweights  Anthony Pettis and Donald Cerrone...

Nov 7, 2012 8:28 am

Cain Velasquez: JDS “Loss Still Eating At Me” | UFC NEWS

“It’s been eating at me for a while. [The loss] definitely did happen, and it hurt. It sucked. I’ve been waiting for a while to get revenge back.” “It’s just so easy to get hurt in this sport. Whether it be cuts, your joints, bones, everything can mess up at any given time. The way...

Nov 7, 2012 8:24 am

Carlos Condit: “I’m Hungrier” Than GSP | UFC NEWS

“I’m hungrier. I’m the one that’s been chomping at the bit to get this thing on. I haven’t fought competitively since February. I’ve just been training an sparring and preparing for this opportunity. People are going to talk either way. It’s making me a little antsy to get in there.” (via The Las Vegas Sun)

Nov 7, 2012 8:12 am

Stephan Bonnar suspended one year for failing UFC 153 drug test | UFC News

UFC light heavyweight Stephan Bonnar has been suspended for one year after testing positive for steroids for the second time in his career. According to Marc Ratner, the UFC’s VP of regulatory affairs, Bonnar will be suspended until October 13, 2013. This after the “American Psycho” tested positive for the anabolic steroid Drostanolone following his loss...

Nov 7, 2012 7:56 am

The MMA World Reacts Over Yesterday’s Presidential Election | MMA NEWS

Last night The United States Of America as well as most of the civilized world stood by and waited for the results of the 2012 presidential election. Many of MMA’s biggest stars took to politics with their reactions on the results: The Truth Bobby Razak ‏@bobbyrazak God bless America the greatest nation in earth Nathan...

Nov 7, 2012 7:31 am

EXCLUSIVE | TUF 16 Fighter Joey Rivera BJPenn.Com Blog #5

  Bio: WFF & CFFC Welterweight Champion Joey “Boom Boom” Rivera (7-1) is currently a competitor on this season of The Ultimate Fighter™ Team Carwin vs. Team Neslon, where he recently shocked the world by defeating Carwin’s #1 pick, Sam Alvey. Rivera resides in Tucson, AZ where he is the owner and head coach of...

Nov 7, 2012 7:29 am

VIDEO | Rashad Evans Is Your FUEL TV 6 Alarm Clock | UFC NEWS

GET UP! UFC On FUEL TV 6 is LIVE from China, this Saturday at 8/5am ET/PT. This is your chance to enter the #RudeAwakening sweepstakes for a chance at winning a UFC 155 getaway! You gotta be awake during the live broadcast to enter so set that alarm clock!

Nov 6, 2012 8:52 am

Jon Jones: I want to be the heavyweight champion | UFC NEWS

“Because things have been going so well, right now it’s about not putting limits on anything and realizing the sky is the limit. Really, I want everything, and I’ve said that since day one. I want to be the best. I want to be a record-holder in everything. I want to be a heavyweight champion...