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Jun 17, 2012 12:09 pm

Tito Believes He Would Beat Jon Jones In His Prime | UFC NEWS

By Jamie McAllister Tito Ortiz in an interview with FightersOnly. Ortiz comments on Jon Jones and told Fighters Only he already considers Jones to be one of the greatest Light-Heavyweights in UFC history. However Ortiz feels like in his prime he would be able to defeat Jones and discusses how he would do it. “Pressure....

Jun 16, 2012 2:43 pm

VIDEO | UFC 147: Silva vs Franklin II Extended Preview | UFC NEWS

Ever since their epic first meeting in 2009, Wanderlei Silva has sought redemption against former UFC middleweight champion Rich Franklin, eager to even the score. On June 23rd, in Silva’s home country of Brazil, the two legendary powerhouses will meet again in a UFC 147 main event guaranteed to produce some of the most explosive...

Jun 16, 2012 2:39 pm

Sergio Pettis remains undefeated (w/ video) | MMA News

The Legends of Fighting Championship “Memorium” took place in Indianapolis, Indiana last night. The main event of LFC 53 showcased Sergio Pettis (4-0 MMA) putting his undefeated record on the line against Tom McKenna (5-1 MMA). The bantamweight match-up resulted in Sergio Pettis tapping out McKenna via guillotine choke at the 3:52 mark of the...

Jun 16, 2012 2:31 pm

Video | Nate Marquardt Talks About Upcoming Fight With Tyron Woodley | MMA NEWS

Nate Marquardt discusses his upcoming fight with undefeated Tyron Woodley for the vacant Strikeforce Welterweight Title. “Tyron is a very tough guy. He’s undefeated in 10 fights. Earlier in his career he had all finishes; he was able to knock out or submit his opponents. He’s recently faced some tougher guys and went the distance...

Jun 16, 2012 2:29 pm

Roger Gracie Talks About The Transition From Jiu-Jitsu To MMA

By Jamie McAllister Roger Gracie in an interview with TATAME. Gracie currently (4-1) in MMA comments on the transition between Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts. “You have many good black belts, world champion who rely their game on the gi. You can have a good transition or not.” “I can be wrong, but Romulo...

Jun 16, 2012 12:55 pm

Joseph Benavidez Ready To Put Dark Past Behind Him And Become Champion | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Joseph Benavidez in an interview with Pro MMA Radio. Joseph Benavidez defeated Yasuhiro Urushitani at UFC on FX: Alves vs. Kampmann and claimed his place in the bout for the UFC Flyweight Title. However in the other semi-final between Demetrious Johnson and Ian McCall it was wrongly scored a split-decision victory for...

Jun 16, 2012 9:32 am

Maynard Camp File Complaint About Clay Guida's Hair | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Gray Maynard’s camp has filed a complaint about Clay Guida’s hair going into the UFC on FX 4 main event. Maynard’s camp feel like Guida’s hair gives him an unfair advantage and reported the issue to the New Jersey Athletic Control Board (NJACB). Guida will now be forced to braid his hair...

Jun 16, 2012 6:25 am

Feijao Suspended For One Year After Testing Positive For Banned Substance

By Jamie McAllister Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante has been suspended for a year as well as fined $2,500. confirmed the news after hearing from California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) Executive Officer George Dodd. Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante last competed at Strikeforce: “Barnett vs. Cormier” on May 19th in San Jose, California. He faced Mike Kyle defeating...

Jun 16, 2012 4:25 am

John Teixeira vs. Hugo Viana Added To UFC 147 | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Two of the Featherweights from this season of The Ultimate Fighter Brazil have been added to the UFC 147 card. John “Macapa” Teixeira and Hugo “Wolverine” Viana have been added to the prelims. Sources close to the fighters confirmed the bout. Teixeira in his professional career is undefeated and nine of his...

Jun 16, 2012 4:04 am

Cane/Lawlor Get Extended UFC Contracts | UFC NEWS

By Jamie McAllister The UFC have extended the contracts of both Luiz Cane and Tom Lawlor. Cane is currently (4-4) in the UFC and (1-3) in his last four bouts however Cane comes to fight in the octagon and has been rewarded with a new contract. He revealed via his Twitter account that he received...

Jun 16, 2012 3:45 am

Kampmann Ready For Condit If GSP Unhealthy | UFC NEWS

By Jamie McAllister Martin Kampmann in an interview with MMAweekly Radio. Kampmann recently defeated Jake Ellenberger finishing him in the second round in an action packed fight. Following the win Kampmann was slated to receive a title shot against Interim Champion Carlos Condit. However now it seems Kampmann will be facing Johny Hendricks in a...

Jun 16, 2012 3:26 am

Hendricks Dissapointed At Kampmann Booking, Wanted Title Shot | UFC NEWS

By Jamie McAllister UFC Welterweight Johny Hendricks comments in an interview with MMA Fighting. In his last two bouts Hendricks defeated two of the divisions top welterweights knocking out Jon Fitch and defeating Josh Koscheck via a split decision. It now appears that Hendricks will be facing Martin Kampmann at UFC 154 in the co-main...

Jun 15, 2012 6:45 pm

Stefan Struve vs Stipe Miocic targeted to headline UFC's return to England | UFC News

by: Chris Taylor Heavyweights Stefan Struve (24-5 MMA, 8-3 UFC) and Stipe Miocic (9-0 MMA, 3-0 UFC) have been targeted to headline UFC on FUEL TV 5 which takes place September 29th, in Nottingham, England. The 24-year-old Struve, has reeled off three consecutive wins, most recently submitting Lavar Johnson via armbar at UFC 146 this...

Jun 15, 2012 2:48 pm

Explosive Welterweight Paul "Semtex" Daley Joins Bellator Fighting Championships

The Bellator Welterweight division just got even more explosive as feared British striker Paul “Semtex” Daley joins one of Bellator’s deepest divisions in a move that adds another world-class fighter to Bellator’s talent-laden roster. “I’ve been a Semtex fan for years,” said Bellator Chairman & CEO Bjorn Rebney. “He’s an incredibly explosive fighter who is...

Jun 15, 2012 12:15 pm

Dont Expect Sonnen To Beg For Your Approval | MMA News

By Evan Stoumbelis Chael Sonnen spoke with Dan Brood of The Times recently to tell him that when he gets into the octagon on July 7th he won’t be competing for the sake of North Americans. “We’re fans and we can cheer for whoever we want to cheer for. You want to back your guy....

Jun 15, 2012 12:13 pm

Pro Wrestling Not Out Of The Question For Frank Mir | UFC NEWS

According to his conversation with Reuben Villagracia of The Chronicle Journal, UFC Heavyweight Frank Mir is “not opposed to the idea” of pro wrestling. Although he’d like to have a career in MMA broadcasting when he retires from the octagon, he considers a career in professional wrestling despite his lack of gymnastic talent. “I like...

Jun 15, 2012 11:58 am

Free Fight Video | Frankie Edgar KO's Gray Maynard

Frankie Edgar and Gray Mayndard squared off in the ultimate rubber match at UFC 125. In yet another incredible battle between these two, a decisive victor was finally crowned in dramatic fashion. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Jun 15, 2012 11:16 am

Rory MacDonald Looks To Enter Top 5 With Win Over Penn | UFC NEWS

“The UFC had expressed interest in seeing Penn and I fight. At the time I had no idea that BJ was considering coming out of retirement. So I thought I would jump at the chance to fight him. I believe that this sport is performance based. If BJ and I go out there and put...

Jun 15, 2012 11:11 am

JDS Seeking Random PED Testing In MMA | UFC NEWS

“I would like him to do a test — a blood test. I think we both need to do that. I want a clean fight and he needs to prove he is not under any kind of substances… Using drugs is completely unnecessary, and I am the living proof. I’m the champion, and I never...

Jun 15, 2012 11:07 am

VIDEO | Ronda Rousey's Trip To The 209 (part 2) | MMA NEWS

Our good friends over at have documented the Strikeforce female champ, Ronda Rousey, as she travels to the “209” to train with the Diaz brothers. If you missed part 1 hop to page 2. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Jun 15, 2012 10:55 am

"Shogun" Sets The Record Straight On Glover Issue | UFC NEWS

  By: Jason Kindschy Mauricio “Shogun” Rua has been on the receiving quite a bit of criticism over the past week, with UFC president Dana White being the most vocal. Dana pushed the point home in an interview with’s Ariel Helwani. In response to a question regarding Rua not wanting to fight up-and-comer Glover...

Jun 15, 2012 9:42 am

VIDEO | Franklin Discusses UFC 147 Main Event In Brazil | UFC NEWS

Rich Franklin discusses Wanderlei Silva‘s fighting style as he prepares to have a rematch with ‘The Axe Murderer’ at UFC 147 in the main event. In his pre-fight interview, Franklin breaks down what its like to fight Wanderlei and what he needs to do to put Silva away. “The best way to describe Wanderlei’s fighting...