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Sep 20, 2011 2:28 pm

The Ultimate Fighter Inching Toward Philippines in 2012

The Ultimate Fighter reality series may finally be heading abroad! According to new reports officials are apparently close to finalizing a deal that will see TUF head to the Philippines in 2012. Officials from ABS-CBN —which is the parent company of Balls (the TV sports network that airs UFC programming in the Philippines) — have...

Sep 20, 2011 2:25 pm

UFC Fight Night 25 Garners 1.8 Million Viewers

Last Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 25 in New Orleans did fairly well ratings wise. The event drew an average of 1.8 million viewers (a 1.2 household rating) and peaked with nearly 1.95 million viewers on Spike TV, officials announced today. Unsurprisingly the event was the number one rated program on cable in its timeslot among...

Sep 20, 2011 11:18 am

Overeem Leaves Golden Glory Over "Breach Of Trust"

Former Dream and Strikeforce heavyweight champion and new UFC roster holder Alistair Overeem has announced his departure from his longtime management team Golden Glory. In a statement he said (via twitter): “I would like to make a statement regarding the recent news of the separation from my long-time management Golden Glory. As with any relationship,...

Sep 20, 2011 9:35 am

Shane Carwin: Face Still Full of Warrior Wounds From JDS

“It’s still pretty ugly man, right (as he points to scarred meat dangling from his eye)? But it’s okay, I’ve now got a big ‘ole freakin’ ball there or something. It took a while. I think I had sutures in about five different spots on my face. It was pretty bad. It took a little...


Sep 20, 2011 9:18 am

DREAM adds “Minowaman” vs. Harn To DREAM 17 Event

DREAM officials just announced that an eleventh bout has been added to this weekend’s DREAM 17 event. It comes in the form of DREAM “Super Hulk” champion, Ikushi “Minowaman” Minowa vs. Baru Harn in an open weight contest. DREAM 17 takes place from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan on September 24. Japanese standout,...

Sep 19, 2011 9:27 am

UFC 135 Headliners To Appear On “Jimmy Kimmel Live” Tonight

Quinton “Rampage” Jackson and Jon Jones will be guests on tonight’s edition of “Jimmy Kimmel Live”. The show airs on ABC tonight at midnight ET/PT. “UFC 135: Jones vs. Rampage” is set to take place on September 24 live on pay-per-view from Denver’s Pepsi Center. The card features a light-heavyweight title fight in its main...

Sep 19, 2011 9:09 am

Jeff Curran on his return to the UFC: "Here I am, and I am here to stay."

The Big Frog” is back. Jeff Curran, after a seven-year absence from the promotion, is back in the UFC, and he doesn’t plan on leaving again. Curran recently signed a brand-new agreement with the world’s biggest MMA promotion, and will face former title challenger Scott Jorgensen in a bantamweight bout at UFC 137 in Las...

Sep 16, 2011 9:10 am

“Rampage”: Jones may be the future but I’m the present

In the latest installment of the “Rampage” Jackson YahooSports blog Jackson goes into details about his physical development as well as his thoughts on his UFC 135 opponent, Jon Jones. Having moved his camp to Denver Colorado, Rampage has been in isolation training for the past eight or more weeks in preparation for his attempt...

Sep 15, 2011 12:29 pm

Dan Henderson Takes Down Internet Troll

It would appear as if Dan Henderson is just as comfortable with delivering a verbal “H Bomb” as he is a physical one. Today, after he was apparently reviewing a forum thread on the infamous Underground Forums, the multiple time, multiple divisional, multiple promotion champion responded to a misinformed MMA fan who questioned Henderson’s worthiness...

Sep 15, 2011 9:06 am

Roger Gracie: 'I made a fatal mistake' against King Mo

“I couldn’t do what I have trained to do … I believed in my jab and he (King Mo) wasn’t bringing much danger. When I heard Renzo saying there was a minute and a half left for the end of the first round, I relaxed. I didn’t have enough time to submit him nor take...

Sep 15, 2011 7:48 am

AUDIO: TUF 14 Conference Call With Bisping And Miller

With the latest season of The Ultimate Fighter reality series kicking off next week, the UFC held a media conference call yesterday with coaches, Michael Bisping and Jason “Mayhem” Miller to help promote next week’s launch. Both fighter’s have a reputation for being outspoken and entertaining personalities both in and out of the cage and...

Sep 14, 2011 3:06 pm

The Ultimate Fighter Miller vs. Bisping Conference Call Highlights

With the latest season of The Ultimate Fighter reality series kicking off next week, the UFC held a media conference call today with coaches, Michael Bisping and Jason “Mayhem” Miller to help promote next week’s launch. Both fighter’s have a reputation for being outspoken and entertaining personalities both in and out of the cage and...

Sep 14, 2011 6:42 am

Rampage Jackson Near Obsession Over Regaining UFC Title

“That belt is the unified PRIDE and UFC world title, and that belt exists because of me beating Chuck Liddell and Dan Henderson in two straight fights to win the UFC and then PRIDE titles. Nothing felt better than becoming the first unified champ in MMA history. I plan on getting my belt back at...

Sep 14, 2011 6:33 am

Next Week's UFC 135 Events Open To The Public

If your appetite for MMA action has you in the Denver area next week than The Ultimate Fighting Championship would encourage you to attend next week’s UFC 135 pre-fight press conference and open-workouts. “UFC 135: Jones vs. Rampage” is set to take place on September 24 live on pay-per-view from Denver’s Pepsi Center. The card...

Sep 13, 2011 7:05 pm

UFC Vets Kurt Pellegrino And Phillipe Nover Join Bellator

Former UFC fighters Kurt Pellegrino and Phillipe Nover have joined the Bellator roster, as both are set to debut for the promotion this November. Kurt Pellegrino went 7-5 in the UFC, with notable wins over Josh Neer and Thiago Tavares. Pellegrino had recently announced his retirement from MMA, but made the decision to take another...

Sep 13, 2011 2:06 pm

Carlos Condit: I have the mental edge in a lot of my fights.

“He’s human. He’s an incredible fighter and I know some of the best fighters in the world haven’t been able to figure him out, but I’m dangerous. I’m a dynamic fighter. I think I have a lot of ways to win and I also have a mentality and a mental toughness that a lot of...

Sep 13, 2011 10:15 am

“Mayhem” Miller Claims Assault Charges Over With

“I’ll just say this: my sister was not in any state to drive, and I stopped her from driving. However, she was in a state to file a police report, which is now all over with. It’s all finished. It was unfounded…a Miller family experience that got out of hand… Look, my sister is a...

Sep 12, 2011 2:55 pm

Nick Catone Out, Eric Schafer in Against Aaron Simpson At UFC 136

A shift to the card in UFC’s trip to Houston has been made now that middleweight fighter, Nick Catone has been forced to withdraw due to injury. In his place is the returning Eric Schafer who will make his second trip down to the middleweight division after spending the majority of career a weight class...

Sep 12, 2011 2:31 pm

Bisping Ready To Kill “Mayhem” Miller After Ultimate Fighter Season Was Over

“Miller’s mouth is bigger than his brain. I definitely get the upper hand throughout the entire season. I’m not talking about the fights, I’m just talking about the one-on-one interaction with Miller. I was a little disappointed it wasn’t Chael Sonnen. I think a lot of fans wanted to see that. But he had his...

Sep 12, 2011 9:58 am

All Eight Fight Night 25 Prelim Fights To Air Live On Facebook

For MMA fans that just can’t get enough action, the UFC has opted once again to stream a prelim card on popular social network, facebook.com, for free. The stream marks the 10th consecutive event that the UFC has broadcast for free on facebook. “UFC Fight Night 25: Shields vs. Ellenberger” is set to take place...

Sep 12, 2011 8:50 am

Anderson Silva out until 2012 with shoulder injury

As he announced in the UFC 134 aftermath Anderson Silva had suffered from a shoulder injury that required pain medicine prior to his bout with Yushin Okami. That injury will reportedly keep the pound-for-pound greatest fighter in the world out of action until next year. MMAFighting.com got the scoop from Silva manager, Ed Soars: Anderson...

Sep 12, 2011 8:11 am

Cung Le: Belfort is dangerous but so am I

“I’ll be in San Jose for UFC 139 and I’m fighting Vitor Belfort. I’m very excited and honored to be a part of the UFC. I want to thank Dana White and Lorenzo Fertitta for the opportunity and I’m going to fight my heart out. What Vitor says doesn’t bother me. He can talk all...

Sep 10, 2011 3:42 pm

Vitor Belfort Rumored to Face Cung Le at UFC 139

The stars continue to trickle over to the UFC. If rumors are true Cung Le will be the next to follow the trend. Vitor Belfort (20-9 MMA, UFC) announced on his official website that he’s fighting the former Strikeforce middleweight champion Cung Le (7-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) at UFC 139 in San Jose, California. With...

Sep 10, 2011 1:09 pm

Antonio Rogerio Nogueria vs. Tito Ortiz Aimed for UFC 140

This is the world of MMA at its best: Just a few months ago we were talking about the end of the legacy of Tito Ortiz. Going into his fight with Ryan Bader most fans thought that fight would have been the last time we saw him in the octagon. But here we are once...