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Apr 15, 2012 1:04 pm

Dana White Breaks Silence On Overeem | Too Mad To Discuss Details

By Evan Stoumbelis: After Alistair Overeem failed his random screening for PED’s last week with elevated testosterone levels of 14:1 which exceeds the maximum ratio of 6:1 everyone has put forth their opinion, and there has been talk of who will be Overeem’s replacement should the NSAC not allow him to fight. The one man...

Apr 15, 2012 12:40 pm

VIDEO | How to take a punch by Freddie Roach – Just roll with it baby!

By Roberto Mattos: Just roll with it baby! In a recent video a true legend of the fight world, Freddie Roach, took some time out of his eventful schedule to teach us mere mortals how to take a punch. Roach breaks it down into three easier said than done steps. The first step according to...

Apr 15, 2012 12:28 pm

Nogueira Favors Hunt Or Mir Over Others For Overeem Replacement

By Jamie McAllister: “It was a little weird because now it is just around the corner to decide who will be his [Alistair] substitute. If the doping is really confirmed and he can’t fight, the UFC will have to replace him on the card. There are many UFC heavyweight fighters who could replace Overeem well...

Apr 15, 2012 10:04 am

Famous Chef Anthony Bourdain and Wife Ottavia Show Interest in MMA

By Lynn Mitchell: Star of  “No Reservations” – The Travel Channel’s top rated show – Anthony Bourdain and his wife Ottavia are featured in this piece about Ottavia’s interest in MMA. Ottavia Bourndain recently picked up a Silver Medal at Grapplers’ Quest Beast of the East.  In a TapOut interview, Ottavia explains she’s only been doing...

Apr 15, 2012 9:41 am

FULL VIDEO | UFC Primetime Jones vs Evans Episode 2

By Lorenzo Luciano: The second installment of the UFC Primetime show Jon Jones vs. Rashad Evans aired last night (April 12, 2012) on the FX channel. The show takes an “all access behind the scenes” look at the UFC 145 main event. The show follows light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and former light heavyweight champion...

Apr 15, 2012 9:37 am

Who’s Next for UFC on Fuel TV 2 Fighters?

By Ryan Busuttil: The UFC’s first event in 6 weeks, UFC on Fuel TV 2, is in the books. The main card featured 4 finishes, but even the 2 fights that went the distance delivered the action. I’m now going to play fantasy matchmaker and give my thoughts on who some of the main card...

Apr 15, 2012 9:27 am

Following His Win At Home, UFC on Fuel TV 2 Headliner Gustafsson Wants Top 5 Opponent

By Romeo Cabras Jr.: Winning the UFC on FUEL TV 2 headliner against the always dangerous Thiago Silva, Sweden’s very own Alexander “The Mauler” Gustafsson used his length and footwork to keep Silva on the outside for most of the fight, scoring a knockdown with a right uppercut early in round one. Gustafsson continued picking...

Apr 15, 2012 9:23 am

Alexander Gustafsson vs. Thiago Silva Video Highlights

By Lewis McKeever: The young Swede, Alexander Gustafsson elevated himself into possible title contention after his excelling performance over heavy hitting bad boy Thiago Silva. The hometown favorite demonstrated a flawless display of footwork, hand speed and utilization of range to keep the Brazilian slugger guessing at bay for a span of three rounds. If...

Apr 15, 2012 9:14 am

Brian Stann vs. Alessio Sakara Fight Video Highlights

By Lewis Mckeever: The co-main event of last nights UFC on FUEL 2 card featured dangerous middleweight strikers, Brian Stann and Alessio Sakara. The all American war hero Stann came out looking like a man on a mission, shattering the Italian’s jaw with an opening barrage of knees. The seasoned boxer some how survived Stann’s...

Apr 14, 2012 6:19 pm

Photo Gallery | UFC on Fuel TV 2 Fight Photo's

The UFC’s return to action has finally come and it is now over. UFC on FUEL TV 2 took place today from Stockholm, Sweden’s Ericsson Globe Arena. In the main event it was The Swede who was able to secure victory over the Brazilian with a masterful display of footwork and striking to earn a...

Apr 14, 2012 5:52 pm

Dana White Kills #RallyForMarkHunt Campaign | It's Not Going To Happen

Everyone has been clamoring for Mark Hunt to get a title shot against Junior dos Santos in the event Alistair Overeem cannot get a license to fight. The “#RallyForMarkHunt” campaign sparked on twitter has taken over the MMA landscape and gotten a ton of steam behind it, but none of it matters because UFC president,...

Apr 14, 2012 5:25 pm

U.N. Conference In Brazil Could Delay UFC 147 Event / Silva vs. Sonnen Rematch

UFC president Dana White announced tonight at the UFC on FUEL TV 2 post-fight press conference that they may be forced to reschedule and/or change the location of “UFC 147: Silva vs. Sonnen II” The reason behind the possible change is a United Nations Conference scheduled for Rio on June 20-22. “We’re working on it,...

Apr 14, 2012 5:12 pm

Bahadurzada, Maguire, Pickett & Page Take Home $50K Fight Night Bonuses

The UFC’s return to action has finally come and it is now over. UFC on FUEL TV 2 took place today from Stockholm, Sweden’s Ericsson Globe Arena. In the main event it was The Swede who was able to secure victory over the Brazilian with a masterful display of footwork and striking to earn a...

Apr 14, 2012 1:29 pm

Dennis Siver Emerges Victorious In Featherweight Debut Over Diego Nunes

By Evan Stoumbelis: Cutting 10 pounds, missing weight, and #9 ranked featherweight Diego Nunes couldn’t hinder Dennis Siver in his debut bout at the 145 pound division. In round 1 Siver comes out and establishes octagon control, as Nunes circles around the outside, they get within striking range as both men throw head kicks that...

Apr 14, 2012 11:29 am

"UFC on FUEL TV 2: Gustafsson vs. Silva" Preliminary Card Results & Recap

The UFC on FUEL TV 2 preliminary card delivered on entertainment and finished fights. If you missed the facebook live stream have no fear we have a brief recap and results for you below. Jason Young vs. Eric Wisely: In the first bout of the evening Jason Young was able to outpoint Eric Wisely in...

Apr 14, 2012 9:29 am

"UFC on FUEL TV 2: Gustafsson vs. Silva" Live Results

This is it, after nearly a seven-week absence the UFC is returning today with their inaugural event in Sweden. In the main event top ranked light-heavyweights Alexander Gustaffson and Thiago Silva square off live on FUEL TV. The preliminary card action starts at 12:30 PM ET and the main card kicks off at 3:00. Use...

Apr 14, 2012 9:26 am

"UFC on FUEL TV 2: Gustafsson vs. Silva" Discussion Thread

This is it, after nearly a seven-week absence the UFC is returning today with their inaugural event in Sweden. In the main event top ranked light-heavyweights Alexander Gustaffson and Thiago Silva square off live on FUEL TV. The preliminary card action starts at 12:30 PM ET and the main card kicks off at 3:00. Tune...

Apr 13, 2012 4:30 pm

Ultimate Fighter (TUF) on FX Live Tonight Discussion Thread

  By Micah Hinchliffe: 5 weeks have passed and we’re now in to our 6th fight of the first round. With James Vick, Justin Lawrence, Al Iaquinta and Mike Cheisa all advancing into the quarterfinals the pressure is now on for the remaining fighters. Last week following Cheisa’s dominating victory over Jeremy Larsen, Urijah Faber...

Apr 13, 2012 3:23 pm

UFC on FUEL TV 2: Gustaffson vs. Silva Predictions

By Jose Garcia: As the UFC’s unofficial off season(or so it seems) winds down, we look forward to a weekend full of very interesting fights. UFC on Fuel TV 2 takes place this Saturday night April 14th from Stockholm, Sweden. After nearly a month-long absence from live events, UFC is giving us a main event...

Apr 13, 2012 3:01 pm

Jon Jones Wants Nike Sponsorship, But Accepted Direct Sponsorship From UFC

By Jamie McAllister: “For this fight, I have a goal, I’ve had a goal of being sponsored by Nike for many, many years. Part of our strategy to try and make that happen one day is to not be a billboard, and not just be sponsored by TapouT one week, and Affliction one week, and...

Apr 13, 2012 2:42 pm

"UFC on FUEL TV 2: Gustaffson vs. Silva" Breakdown And Preview

By Jamie McAllister: On April 14th The UFC makes the long awaited return with the UFC on Fuel TV: Gustafsson vs. Silva card. The Ericsson Globe Arena will play host to this event which is the first UFC event to be held in Sweden which is stacked with fighters from all over the globe and...

Apr 13, 2012 2:22 pm

The Right Time | Tomorrow's UFC on FUEL TV 2 Ends Long UFC Dryspell

By Adam Conklin: Tomorrow Night, UFC fans will finally get their live fix as Fuel TV puts on a stacked card headlined by Alexander Gustafsson and Thiago Silva in what will surely be a fantastic fight. But with such a packed schedule to start the year leading into this month long break, what is the...

Apr 13, 2012 2:14 pm

Exclusive: Leonard Garcia "No more fight of the nights for me"

By Chris Taylor: From his first UFC fight against Roger Huerta, to his latest ‘FOTN’ performance against Nam Phan at UFC 136, fans have come to expect nothing less than exciting fights from Leonard Garcia. ‘Bad Boy’ is a fan favorite for good reason, 4 of his last 6 bouts have earned him Fight Of...

Apr 13, 2012 2:07 pm

UFC on FUEL TV 2 | Siyar Bahadurzada Gets Opportunity To Shine In UFC Debut

By Romeo Cabras Jr. UFC on Fuel TV 2 from Sweden brings the Octagon debut of welterweight Siyar Bahadurzada. Welcoming him to the UFC is none other than Paulo Thiago. This bout is on the main card, headlined by Thiago Silva vs Alexander Gustafsson, airs on Fuel TV tomorrow, April 14th, 3pm ET. A former...

Apr 13, 2012 1:41 pm

Greg Jackson | "This Is A Hard Fight For Jon Jones"

By Lynn Mitchell: Greg Jackson makes a tough decision in cornering Jon Jones against Rashad Evans. “Rashad upset me when he kept throwing Greg under the bus and enough is enough.” states Mike Winkeljohn in an interview with MMA Fighting.  The statement was enough to convince Greg Jackson to corner Light Heavyweight Champ Jon Jones. Two of...

Apr 13, 2012 1:33 pm

Announcement | BJPENN.COM Commits To Covering Canada's Premier MMA Promotion MFC

By Lynn Mitchell: We are pleased to announce as part of our continued evolution in covering the sport of Mixed Martial Arts around that world that BJPenn.com will now be bringing you all the latest news on Canada’s top MMA promotion – Maximum Fighting Championships. Canada’s undisputed leader in mixed martial arts, proudly announced it...