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Nov 10, 2011 7:10 pm

UFC 137 Fighters Test Clean For Banned Substances

The Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) confirmed today that all UFC 137 participants that underwent drug screenings passed. UFC 137: Penn vs. Diaz” took place October 29 from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. The pay-per-view event was a stacked affair that put two of the most popular fighters in MMA against each...

Nov 10, 2011 12:33 pm

UFC 137: Penn vs. Diaz Officially Draws 10,313 Attendees For A $3.9 Million Gate

Last month’s UFC 137 event officially drew in 10,313 attendees for a live gate total of $3,900,650.00. The Nevada State Athletic Commission today released the final tally via email. UFC 137: Penn vs. Diaz” took place this past Saturday from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. The pay-per-view event was a stacked affair...

Nov 10, 2011 12:34 am

Alistair Overeem Files Lawsuit Against Golden Glory

Newly signed UFC heavyweight fighter, Alistair Overeem wants out of his management contract with Golden Glory and he is taking his request to court. The longtime Golden Glory fighter has made a mark in sports combat history. He holds the Strikeforce, Dream and K-1 Grand Prix heavyweight titles and is set to take on Brock...


Nov 10, 2011 12:18 am

Dana White Talks About Old Partner Spike TV And The “Battle” Ahead Between The Two

“You’ll never hear me say anything bad about Spike or about the guys over there. They’re getting into this business, and they’re going to be competitors and everything else. But without Spike, I wouldn’t be sitting on this stage right now and having this conversation. We’re going to battle now, I guess, and I look...

Nov 9, 2011 4:04 pm

UFC On Fox Media Call Notes

The UFC continued its rounds today with another media flurry to promote this weekends historical network television debut, as they held a media conference call earlier with UFC Chairman/CEO Lorenzo Fertitta, UFC President Dana White, along with Fox Sports Media Group Chairman, David Hill, Fox Sports Co-President Eric Shanks, and FUEL TV General Manager, George...

Nov 9, 2011 3:37 pm

Soto replaces Eduardo at UFC 139

We received word today that Johnny Eduardo (25-9 MMA, 0-1 UFC) will have to withdraw from his UFC 139 fight due to a shoulder injury. Replacing him will be the undefeated Alex Soto (6-0-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC), who will be making his first UFC appearance as he steps in to take on fellow bantamweight Michael...

Nov 9, 2011 1:00 pm

Official Bout Order Released For UFC on Fox 1

And in the televised action the live fight card starts with a heavyweight title fight between champion Cain Velasquez and challenger Junior Dos Santos. The broadcast also ends with that fight as well. (*smile) In all seriousness, up until late yesterday it was unclear on what the official bout order would be for the 18-man...

Nov 9, 2011 12:00 pm

According to White, UFC loses money with UFC on FOX 1 broadcast

“It’s an investment in the company. In no way, shape or form do we come anywhere close to making our money back. You don’t go on free television and make your money. That’s just not how it works. We’re going to get smashed on this fight, but it’s an investment in the future of the...

Nov 9, 2011 9:15 am

Dana White: Fans can watch history in making this weekend

“One of the great things about being a sports fan is remembering exactly where you where when a moment in history was created. For baseball fans, that day might be Oct. 15, 1988, when an injured Kirk Gibson hit a stunning walk-off homerun off Dennis Eckersley in game one of the World Series. For football...

Nov 9, 2011 9:00 am

Cole Miller Ready To Prove His Worth at 145 Pounds

“I’ve been saying this for a while, but people want to say things all the time and don’t give it a second thought cause things can change and happen, but I’ve been saying for like a year now that I was going to drop to 145. The fight with (Matt) Wiman happened and I had...

Nov 9, 2011 8:10 am

Free Fight Video: Cain Velasquez vs. Minotauro Nogueira

At UFC 110, Cain Velasquez earned his title shot with a dominating win over MMA legend Minotauro Nogueira.. Watch the full fight FOR FREE before Velasquez defends his UFC Heavyweight Championship against Junior Dos Santos by clicking the play button on the image above.

Nov 9, 2011 8:00 am

Thiago Alves: “I will be a world champion”

“I’m definitely a new person with a new mentality. I learn a lot throughout this camp for this fight and I’ve got the right people with me. I’ve got Mike Dolce doing my strength and conditioning as well as my nutrition and I’ve got the best coaches in the business over at American Top Team...

Nov 9, 2011 7:30 am

Overeem vs. Lesnar For Number One Contender Say The Reem: Ready to kick Brocks A$#

“The winner of the fight between me and Brock [Lesnar] will fight the winner of Cain [Velasquez] and [Junior] dos Santos. You know what? I’m going to be bold. I’m going to kick that guy’s (Lesnar’s) ass.” During the latest edition of Ariel Helwani’s MMA Hour, Alistair Overeem spoke out about his fight at UFC...

Nov 8, 2011 6:30 pm

Rory MacDonald Injured, Ebersole Now Faces Patrick At UFC 140

Top welterweight prospect Rory MacDonald has been forced out of his UFC 140 meeting with Brian Ebersole due to an undisclosed injury suffered in training. UFC officials broke the news this evening. In his place comes his Tri-Star teammate Claude Patrick who was shifted from his spot on the card against Rich Attonito to fill...

Nov 8, 2011 11:20 am

Boxing World Pays Tribute to Joe Frazier Who Died of Cancer Monday

The world boxing community has paid tribute to legendary boxer Joe Frazier who died Monday after a brief battle with liver cancer. Among those who led in paying tribute to Frazier are former world heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali, George Foreman, Manny Pacquiao, Floyd Mayweather, Jr. and promoter Bob Arum. “The world has lost a great...

Nov 7, 2011 7:33 am

“I want to compete at the highest level”

com•pete (k m-p t ) intr.v. com•pet•ed, com•pet•ing, com•petes To strive against another or others to attain a goal, such as an advantage or a victory. To compete at the highest level of Mixed Martial Arts one must first be allowed the opportunity to do so. This is not an honor handed out often; only...

Nov 5, 2011 9:52 pm

ProElite II Results and Recap

The second event for the reemerging ProElite promotion has come and gone and I am met with mixed emotions. The first round of the heavyweight Grand Prix and the return of budding welterweight fighter, Reagan Penn where both on the evenings docket as well as the return of Andrei Arlovski in the co-main event and...

Nov 4, 2011 5:03 pm

EXCLUSIVE – ProElite II: Reagan Penn Pre-Fight Interview

Reagan Penn will take the next step in his MMA career tomorrow night, as he returns to action for his second professional fight against Dallas’s Evan “The Butcher” Cutts. Reagan made a successful MMA debut this past August, when he quickly dispatched Paul Gardiner via rear naked choke in just over a minute of round...

Nov 4, 2011 12:11 pm

BJ Penn – They Only Made One

“Hats off to Nick Diaz, he’s the man. Joe, it’s probably the last time you’re ever going to see me in here. I can’t keep, uh, I want to perform at the top level. That’s it, Joe, I’ll shake your hand right here. I’ve got a daughter (and) another daughter on the way. I don’t...

Nov 3, 2011 1:05 pm

Report: Early Estimates Show PPV buy rate for UFC 137 at 280,000

While we will never know the truth of the matter, the lone source for UFC pay-per-view figures has and always will be, Mr. Dave Meltzer. When people talk of buys, stating this PPV did this amount and this one did that, it is all based on his industry intelligence. The UFC never confirms figures, nor...

Nov 3, 2011 11:51 am

Is Penn's "Time Off" a wise move? One Journalist Says "Yes"

B.J. Penn’s Decision To Take Time Off Is A Wise One Author: Jeremy Botter Penn’s sabbatical from fighting will ensure his return in 2012 B.J. Penn retired on Saturday night. Or maybe he didn’t. Issuing a concrete declaration on your future is a tough thing to do, and it’s even more difficult when you do...

Nov 3, 2011 9:46 am

Get Ready for a “Rumble”, according to Johnson, he’s better than Vitor

“I feel just fine about the matchup. He can’t do nothing that I can’t do. Anything he thinks he can do, I think I can do better. I think it’s a pretty even matchup. He’s fast, I’m fast. He’s powerful, I’m powerful. It’s going to be a fight that really determines who’s the man at...

Nov 3, 2011 9:19 am

Cesar Gracie: 209 “ese” dialect is needed to get through to Nick

“Well what’s going on is unfortunately for me, I had a mic on and I didn’t realize that or else I wouldn’t have said that. Why did I say it? That’s the language these guys speak. Before the fight, after the weigh-ins, we were told by Joe Silva ‘if you guys want it, you guys...

Nov 2, 2011 10:49 am

The Ultimate Fighter Season 15 To Air Lightweight and Welterweight Fighters on FX

The Ultimate Fighter season 15 is open to Lightweights (155lb) and Welterweights (170lb) fighters. With the UFC’s new deal with FOX TV the popular reality series is now set to air on the FX television channel. Tryouts for the latest installment of the show are set for December 5. Details are as follows: REQUIRMENTS: 1....

Nov 1, 2011 12:27 pm

Matt Mitrione Wishes He Would Have Fought Kongo Like Diaz Fought Penn

“It sucked. It was boring. I want to put on exciting fights. As soon as I watched it I thought, ‘That was exactly how I should have fought Cheick.’ Exactly how Nick Diaz fought B.J. is how I should have fought Cheick. Nick was aggressive and constantly threw punches at B.J. even if B.J. didn’t...