Categories for UFC NEWS

Jul 16, 2012 12:40 pm

Flyweight Ian McCall Discusses UFC Fighter Pay | UFC NEWS

UFC fans were upset headliner Ian McCall made only $9,000 for his losing effort versus Demetrious Johnson.  McCall came on The Underground forum and stating that things are not always as reported when it comes to UFC fighter pay. From: UGCTT_UncleCreepy Posted: 12 hours ago www.UncleCreepyMMA.com, UGCTT President Member Since: 6/19/02 Posts: 5084 Dana says he doesn’t like to give out...

Jul 16, 2012 12:12 pm

Lauzon vs. Varner Booked For UFC on FOX 4 | UFC NEWS

    UFC officials announced late last night Joe Lauzon faces the former WEC lightweight champion Jamie Varner who takes another short notice for the upcoming UFC on Fox4 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, Ca scheduled for Aug 4, 2012. Lauzon was expected to face Terry Etim but is injured.  Varner steps in...

Jul 16, 2012 11:15 am

March Of 2013 Likely For UFC’s Return To Japan | UFC NEWS

Plans for the UFC to return to Japan is in the making.  This past February UFC 144 Edgar vs. Henderson was the first event in Japan in over a decade pulling an estimated attendance of around 20,000 fans at the Satima Super Arena. UFC is considering March 3, 2013 according to mmaweekly.com returning at the...

Jul 16, 2012 10:00 am

Rashad Evans 50/50 On Possible Move To Middleweight | UFC NEWS

“I’ve been thinking about going down to middleweight lately. I haven’t totally made up my mind. It’s something I’m going to think about a little more in the coming months and see where my body’s at, but I’m definitely giving it serious consideration. The odds of me moving down to 185 are 50-50 or better.”...

Jul 16, 2012 1:03 am

Carwin Warns ‘UFC Jester’ Roy Nelson That Coaching TUF Is No Joke | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister The UFC  announced that Heavyweights Shane Carwin and Roy Nelson will coach The Ultimate Fighter. Carwin recently commented on the opportunity on his blog and has no plans to get caught up in ‘Jester’ Roy Nelsons jokes. “This will be the first time in my adult life that I wont be working....

Jul 15, 2012 3:27 pm

BJ Penn prepared to pay for UFC 152 pre-fight testing

“For much of his career, former UFC champion B.J. Penn (16-8-2 MMA, 12-7-2 UFC) has been an outspoken opponent of performance-enhancing drug use in the sport of mixed martial arts. And so when the non-profit Voluntary Anti-Doping Association volunteered to sponsor pre-fight testing for Penn and his UFC 152 opponent, Rory MacDonald (13-1 MMA, 4-1...

Jul 14, 2012 1:21 pm

Bisping vs. Stann Booked For UFC 152 | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Michael Bisping vs. Brian Stann booked as the co-main event for UFC 152 the event is set to take place on on Sat., Sept. 22, 2012, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The news comes directly from the UFC official website. Bisping is currently still recovering from surgery on his knee. The injury forced him out...

Jul 14, 2012 10:35 am

Mike Dolce Thinks Every Fighter Can Learn Something From Chael Sonnen | UFC NEWS

By Jonathan Kirschner Mike Dolce went from having a lackluster career as a mixed martial arts fighter to having a very successful career as a nutritionist for some of the top athletes in the world today. One of the high-profiled names that he helps reach his desired weight on fight day is Chael Sonnen, who...

Jul 14, 2012 9:34 am

Melvin Guillard vs. Donald Cerrone Booked For UFC 150 | UFC NEWS

By Jonathan Kirschner Former training partners Donald Cerrone and Melvin Guillard are all set to fight at UFC 150 which takes places in Denver, Colorado on August 11 2012, UFC announced on Friday. The two had once trained together in Albuquerque, New Mexico under Greg Jackson, but that won’t keep them from trying to bash...

Jul 14, 2012 3:20 am

Video | UFC 149 : Extended Preview | UFC News

Two of the most explosive fighters in the UFC collide for the interim bantamweight title, as Urijah Faber and Renan Barao headline the UFC’s first event in Calgary. Plus, Hector Lombard makes his UFC debut against Tim Boetsch. For all the latest MMA news and fight updates stay tuned to BJPENN.COM

Jul 14, 2012 3:09 am

Video | UFC 149: Renan Barão Pre-Fight Interview | UFC News

Renan Barao, owner of an astounding 31-fight unbeaten streak, looks to see his dream come true by using his speed and fluidity to defeat Urijah Faber and become the UFC interim bantamweight champion. For all the latest MMA news and fight updates stay tuned to BJPENN.COM

Jul 14, 2012 3:02 am

Video | UFC 149: Urijah Faber Pre-Fight Interview | UFC News

Former WEC champ Urijah Faber talks about his upcoming title fight against Renan Barao, and why he expects to stop Barao’s 31-fight unbeaten streak. For all the latest MMA news and fight updates stay tuned to BJPENN.COM

Jul 13, 2012 3:19 pm

Dana White Puts Talks Of Hawaii On Hold | UFC NEWS

  UFC has been toying with thoughts of an outdoor event in Hawaii.   The organizers have been keeping the Hawaii in their radar. The state commission of Hawaii instituted a set of rules similar to those held in other areas of the United States. The rules and sanctioning are in place but post UFC Fuel...

Jul 13, 2012 3:10 pm

UFC 148 Drug Tests Come Back Clean | UFC NEWS

By Jonathan Kirschner Executive Director of the Nevada State Athletic Commission Keith Kizer stated that all fighters from UFC 148 tested negative for banned substances. Instead of random sampling, every fighter on the card was subject to drug testing. UFC 148 took place last Saturday and the main-event saw Anderson Silva defeat Chael Sonnen in...

Jul 13, 2012 12:36 pm

Referee Admits Late Stoppage In Weidman vs. Munoz Bout | UFC NEWS

By Evan Stoumbelis Wednesday night in the UFC on Fuel TV 4 main event, fans saw Chris Weidman face Mark Munoz. The All American Chris Weidman connected with an elbow that sent The Filipino Wrecking Machine Mark Munoz down. Weidman quickly began punching the downed Munoz, who was clearly unconscious. After several punishing blows referee...

Jul 13, 2012 12:16 pm

UFC on FUEL TV 4 Medical Suspensions Report | UFC NEWS

Injuries were abundant after the UFC on Fuel 4 card. The card took place on July 11th, at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, California. Mark Munoz was the biggest name on the injury list as he was beaten down for almost two rounds by Chris Weidman. He will be out for six months for...

Jul 13, 2012 12:07 pm

UFC on FUEL TV 4 Salary Report | UFC NEWS

UFC on Fuel 4 gave us a spectacular card with skillful finishes. In the main event, Chris Weidman proved that he is a threat at 185 by dominating Mark Munoz and finishing him in the second with a perfect elbow followed by brutal ground0-and-pound. Aaron Simpson and Chris Weidman topped out the list at $46,000...

Jul 13, 2012 11:55 am

VIDEO | Dana White Talks Silva vs. Weidman, Rampage & Sonnen | UFC NEWS

UFC President Dana White joined UFC Tonight analyst Ariel Helwani after an unreal night of fights at UFC on FUEL TV. White broke down what’s next for Chris Weidman after his dominant performance over Mark Munoz, discussed the newest 205lb star James Te Huna and had an impromptu discussion about Stephan Bonnar’s possible retirement.

Jul 13, 2012 11:42 am

Sonnen Calls Knee to The Face Fair Play | UFC NEWS

On a recent airing of UFC Tonight, middleweight contender Chael Sonnen discussed his UFC 148 title fight, admitting the controversial Anderson Silva knee did in fact hit him in the face. However, he does not “dispute the result”. “The knee got me in the face … and when he hit me with it I remember...

Jul 13, 2012 10:18 am

Who’s Next for UFC on Fuel TV 4 Winners? | UFC NEWS

By Ryan Busuttil The UFC’s Middleweight division just got a lot more interesting! Less than a week after the almost 2 year feud between champion Anderson Silva and his “arch nemesis” Chael Sonnen concluded at UFC 148, many were wondering who the next challenger for Silva’s crown would be. The thought was that the winner...

Jul 12, 2012 5:39 pm

UFC Implements New Drug Policy For Athletes | UFC NEWS

Las Vegas, NV hosted UFC and Strikeforce Fighter Summit where the hot topic was PEDs and TRT.  Keith Kizer, the Executive Director of the Nevada Athletic Commission, detailed the laws and regulations pertaining to PEDs and TRT; Dr. Jeff Davidson, the promotions’ medical consultant, discussed TRT along with PEDs and its short and long term...

Jul 12, 2012 5:00 pm

Stephan Bonnar Ready To Retire Unless Given Big Fight | UFC NEWS

UFC on Fuel TV 4 post fight interview “Stephan The American Psycho” Bonnar expresses interest in coaching opposite Forrest Griffin on TUF or at least a big name.   The American Psycho clearly states he has no desire to be a stepping stone by fighting the next ‘big thing before the world notices the talent the...

Jul 12, 2012 3:14 pm

Dan Hardy, XYIENCE Announce XenArt Art Competition

UFC Fighter and artist Dan Hardy has teamed with XYIENCE Xenergy, the official energy drink of the UFC, to announce XenArt: The Energy of Art, a national juried art competition and exhibition. The contest is free to enter and is open to all artists over the age of 18 who reside in the United States....