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Jan 16, 2013 6:29 am

Dan Hardy vs. Matt Brown set for UFC on FOX 7 in San Jose | UFC News

UFC officials announced Tuesday that a welterweight clash between Dan Hardy (25-10 MMA, 6-4 UFC) and Matt Brown (16-11 MMA, 6-5 UFC) has been added to the UFC on FOX 7 card set for April 20th in San Jose. Hardy has won back-to-back fights, his latest being a decision win over Amir Sadollah at UFC...

Jan 16, 2013 6:05 am

Pat Healy’s Opponent, Kurt Holobaugh Gets UFC Contract Even In Defeat | UFC NEWS

If last weekend’s Strikeforce event was indeed a try out for the UFC, Pat Healy’s opponent, Kurt Holobaugh passed with flying colors. The featherweight competitor took the fight against Healy on just two-weeks notice in a division contested above his natural fighting weight and remained competitive for the majority of the match. His manager took...

Jan 16, 2013 5:20 am

Jon Jones: I’m wiser, stronger, and smarter | UFC NEWS

“The DWI obviously, I learned from that, I’ve grown from that and I’m a better man because of it. Wiser, stronger, smarter because of all that stuff. Tough year, fun year, crazy year. Lost some sleep some nights, celebrated some nights … too much, but it was life. I lived another year. I’m alive to...

Jan 15, 2013 5:09 pm

Rampage: UFC won’t let me wear Reebok in the cage | UFC NEWS

By Evan Stoumbelis Rampage Jackson says he has a new reason for leaving the UFC after his upcoming fight against Glover Teixeira at UFC on Fox 6 in Chicago. Rampage says that UFC refuses to let him wear Reebok apparel in the Octagon, after recently inking a deal with Reebok, Rampage wants to represent his...

Jan 15, 2013 4:51 pm

John Dodson aims to be first ever 3-division champion | UFC NEWS

By Evan Stoumbelis John “The Magician” Dodson has set his sights on becoming the UFC’s first ever 3 division champion. As the 28-year-old Albuquerque native prepares for his January 26th title fight against Demetrius Johnson he spoke about his quest to be the first ever 3 division champion. “I want to hold all those three...

Jan 15, 2013 12:38 pm

Bendo/Gil; Mir/Cormier Official For UFC on FOX 7 | UFC News

  After the final Strikeforce card, questions arose on who the last champions of Strikeforce would face in their Octagon debut. Lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez and Heavyweight Grand Prix champion Daniel Cormier, now have their first official fights in the UFC finalized. For Melendez, an immediate title shot with Benson Henderson is slated for the...

Jan 15, 2013 11:42 am

“Just Scrap” Returns Tomorrow Night With The Comeback Of Cabbage Correira | MMA NEWS

Tomorrow night, at the Hilo Civic Center, the “Just Scrap” promotion returns to action with a fully stacked 12-fight event featuring the highly anticipated return of UFC veteran Wesley “Cabbage” Correira. In the other headlining slot, Chad “Brahma Bull” Thomas is set to take on the very tough Doug Hiu in a heavyweight attraction that...

Jan 15, 2013 8:20 am

Michael Bisping: “I’m destined to be world champion” | UFC NEWS

“No, absolutely not. Listen, I haven’t fought for the title yet and I think I’m destined to be world champion one day. No one works as hard as me. I’ve got the skill set, I’ve got the tools, and I’ve got the mental capacity to achieve that. You know, the mental toughens that’s required. I...

Jan 15, 2013 7:30 am

Belfort: Politics Not Merit Earn UFC Title Shots | UFC NEWS

“There’s not much I can say about what qualifies you for a shot at the title in the UFC. It hasn’t been happening much by merit, but by politics. I can’t answer you that. The one who can is Dana White. I just do my job, which is to fight and win. My right is...

Jan 15, 2013 6:50 am

Photo | Bas Rutten Undergoes Neck Surgery | MMA NEWS

Bas Rutten recently sent out a photo in his post-op room following successful neck surgery. He took to facebook with an explanation as to why he went under the knife: “… tomorrow morning I will get my neck surgery…. They will fuse three discs together in my neck which will make space for my nerves...

Jan 15, 2013 5:20 am

Medical Suspensions Report: Strikeforce: Marquardt vs. Saffiedine | MMA NEWS

The state of Oklahoma doesn’t play around when it comes to medically suspending combat sports athletes. We are so used to seeing a laundry list of fighters being put on the shelf for precautionary reasons that it is a breath of fresh air to list off just five-men. The final Strikeforce card last Saturday night...

Jan 15, 2013 5:15 am

Salary Report: Strikeforce: Marquardt vs. Saffiedine | MMA NEWS

It’s over, the Strikeforce promotion was bought, plundered and forced to shut down after a ZUFFA owned company purchased the fight promotion nearly two-years ago. The promotions last stand was put up on Showtime last Saturday and the guys who partook in the evenings festivities took home a pretty decent salary. Josh Barnett topped the...

Jan 15, 2013 5:00 am

Bisping Calls Belfort The Perfect Tune-Up Fight For Anderson Silva | UFC NEWS

“The good thing is Vitor Belfort is the perfect warm-up for Anderson Silva. He’s a southpaw, Anderson’s a southpaw, and they’re both incredible strikers. My skills against a southpaw have definitely improved a lot in this training camp. At the start of the camp I was struggling because things do change due to the stance....

Jan 14, 2013 12:45 pm

Frank Mir Reflects On Cain’s Win Over JDS | UFC NEWS

“I actually had it 50/50 going in, I still felt that Velasquez, I’ve always said one of the most well rounded heavyweights. I think that he was potentially the most dangerous guy, but obviously Junior’s takedown defense and his hands always make it something to always pay attention to. Even as dominating as Velasquez was,...