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Apr 19, 2012 10:35 am

Rashad Evans is '100 times harder to wrestle than Ryan Bader, claims Coach Van Arsdale

By Lewis Mckeever: Rashad Evans’ head coach Mike Van Arsdale has been singing praise of “Suga’s” wrestling talents. The imperial athletics instructor took some time out with MMA Fighting’s Luke Thomas to discuss Rashad’s upcoming mega-fight with Jon Jones: “The fight, all these fights, come down to distance, and who controls where the fight goes,...

Apr 19, 2012 9:47 am

Video | Countdown to UFC 145 Full Episode

By Lynn Mitchell: Featuring one of the most dramatic  main event rivalries in UFC history:  UFC Light Heavyweight Champion, Jon Jones defends his belt against former team mate and champion Rashad Evans Top Welterweight Contender Rory McDonald challenges vicious knockout artist Che Mills in an electrifying co-main event. The Countdown to UFC 145 starts now Fuel TV...

Apr 19, 2012 9:28 am

VIDEO | It Is 5:27 A.M. What's Rashad Evans Doing?

5:27 a.m. He is not home. Before anyone, before everyone, Rashad Evans trains. Patiently, diligently, with RESPECT, STRENGTH, COURAGE and TENACITY, he trains. So do you, every day you dedicate the time, and you train. And like Rashad, you strive to be your best. At 5:27 a.m. it is time to quietly, but passionately refuse...

Apr 19, 2012 8:07 am

Hector Lombard Coming To The UFC ?

By Jamie McAllister: “We’ve received the final proposed UFC agreement from Hector’s attorney, and right now we are in the process of reviewing it to determine whether we’re going to match the agreement,” “Obviously, we have a huge event coming up Friday. As soon as that is over, we will sit down with our partners...

Apr 19, 2012 8:00 am

Quick Twitt | Lashley Hints At Bellator Move

By Jamie McAllister: Bobby Lashley hints at a potential Bellator signing via his twitter account. Caplan happens to be the VP of talent relations for Bellator and it may not be long until we see the former WWE superstar fighting under the Bellator banner. Lashley currently has a (7-1) record in MMA and has previously...

Apr 19, 2012 7:37 am

Video | Jon Jones KO's Sparring Partner With One Punch

By Jamie McAllister: Jon Jones knocks out his sparring partner. The footage comes from the filming of show ‘The Proving Grounds’ which is a series produced by D-House Entertainment set in and around Jackson’s New Mexico facility.

Apr 19, 2012 7:32 am

Video | UFC How Would You Define A Great Athlete ?

Jones narrates in a Morgan Freeman like manner as well as featuring in a short promotional video for the UFC. The video suggests factors which are taken into account when defining a great athlete. The video features the likes of Jon Jones, Vitor Belfort, Carlos Condit, Georges St Pierre, Nick Diaz, Junior Dos Santos, Michael...

Apr 19, 2012 7:24 am

Video | Jon Jones Talks Ronda Rousey, Greg Jackson & Rashad Evans Ground Game | UFC NEWS

Following the UFC 145 press conference the Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones took the time to answer some additional questions. Jones covers topics such as Ronda Rousey, Greg Jackson, as well his UFC 145 opponent Rashad Evans’s ground game. Jones also goes into detail about his time at Jackson’s and says he would welcome any...

Apr 19, 2012 7:11 am

Video | UFC 145 Press Conference Highlights

Jamie McAllister: The UFC 145 Press Conference was held in a different format this time around with only the two men in the main event present in a one to one format. The check out the link bellow for some of the highlights. The UFC 145: Jones vs. Evans event takes place in Atlanta at...

Apr 18, 2012 11:44 am

The real Jon Jones – Mini Documentary

By Lewis Mckeever: We have tuned in for the prime-time episodes, watched the countdown show, and soaked up all of the theatrics generated from the Jon Jones/Rashad Evans rivalry. There can’t possibly be any more drama, surely? Just when you think that there is an omission of propaganda to fuel your interest even more for...

Apr 18, 2012 9:14 am

Watch The UFC 145 Press Conference Live Today On BJPENN.COM (1PM ET)

By Lorenzo Luciano: Tune in to watch the UFC 145 pre-fight press conference live today at 1 pm ET/10am PT. The press conference features Jon Jones and Rashad Evans with host UFC on FUEL host Jon Anik and UFC president Dana White. Jon Jones and Rashad Evans will fight for the light heavyweight championship on...

Apr 18, 2012 9:05 am

VIDEO | Fast Rising Travis Browne Talks About UFC 145 And The Desert That Made Him

By Jamie McAllister: “Out here it’s desert, it’s rattlesnakes, it’s cacti. It’s nasty out there. Being here in this environment helps make you tough. It helps make you into the fighter you need to be to go three five-minute rounds, five five-minute rounds in the cage. There’s nothing nice about the cage. There’s nothing soft...

Apr 18, 2012 9:01 am

Video | Brian Stann Trains to Win – Core of Sports

By Jamie McAllister: In the SB Nations new series “Core of Sports” which is available via their YouTube page the first installment follows UFC middleweight and former Marine Brian Stann it followed him in his preparation to fight Alessio Sakara. Brian Stann went on to win in impressive fashion at UFC on Fuel TV 2...

Apr 18, 2012 8:20 am

VIDEO | Roots of Fight – Mike Tyson

By Red Mattos: Roots of Fight has released a teaser trailer for their short film on Iron Mike Tyson, and the early stages of his pugilistic pursuits. This was back when the closest thing to an MMA fighter was Ryu from “Street Fighter”. The trailer has snippets of some of Tysons earlier fights interspersed with...

Apr 17, 2012 3:02 pm

Controversial Lesnar Interview | "I'm not a superstar, I'm An A$$ Kicker."

“I’m not a superstar, I’m an ass kicker. I am Brock Lesnar, that’s it. I left the WWE, everybody thought, here’s a guy, there’s no way in hell he’s gonna make it in the UFC, but I climbed that mountain and became UFC Heavyweight Champion of the world and I proved everybody wrong. Why did...

Apr 17, 2012 2:11 pm

VIDEO | "Georgia On My Mind" Rashad Evans Trains With Boxing Great Roy Jones Jr

Number one UFC light heavyweight contender “Suga” Rashad Evans has Georgia on his mind as he arrives in Atlanta today for the final countdown to UFC 145: Jones vs. Evans. In five days, fight fans will discover the moment of truth in what has become one of the longest running sagas in the sport of...