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Jan 8, 2013 5:50 am

Free Fight Video | Frankie Edgars MMA Debut In Underground NY Fight Club | UFC NEWS

While the video tells one tale of a fight, Jim Genia, author of Raw Combat: The Underground World of Mixed Martial Arts, gives some details: Frankie Edgar vs. Erik Uresk. Underground Combat League, July 10, 2005. Venue was an old boxing gym in the Bronx. Frankie was the heavy underdog, and though he won, broke...

Jan 8, 2013 5:50 am

UFC Boss Refutes Ronda Rousey Salary Leak | UFC NEWS

Yesterday we passed on a report released by our good friends over at MMAInterviews.tv that stated Ronda Rousey is set to get paid a $75k/$75k base salary plus a cut of all PPV revenue. Unfortunately for those guys, while their source may have been credible, we have to go with the UFC bosses word on...

Jan 8, 2013 4:50 am

Lombard vs. Okami Booked For UFC’s Return Trip To Japan | UFC NEWS

There is no doubt about it. When the UFC picked up top middleweight, Hector Lombard, they were expecting a title challenger to Anderson Silva’s throne. Unfortunately for the massive amounts of Lombard supporters, he failed to deliver in his UFC debut against Tim Boetsch. After a successful second UFC bout and a dominant victory over...

Jan 7, 2013 4:20 pm

Vitor Belfort: Still as Hungry as Ever | MMA Editorial

  In 1997, a fresh faced 19-year old made his Octagon debut in what was just his second fight in the UFC. In that fight (and four out of the five that followed) he rag-dolled his opponent, Tra Telligman in a first round destruction that signified the arrival of “The Phenom” to the big leagues....

Jan 7, 2013 4:13 pm

Yves Jabouin vs. Johnny Eduardo added to UFC 158 in Montreal | UFC News

UFC officials announced today that a bantamweight fight between Yves Jabouin (18-8 MMA, 3-2 UFC) and Johnny Eduardo (26-9 MMA, 1-1 UFC) has been added to the UFC 158 card scheduled for March. Jabouin fights for the first time in his adopted home city of Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Yves will look to use the home...

Jan 7, 2013 8:45 am

Chris Camozzi vs. Nick Ring set for UFC 158 in Montreal | UFC News

UFC officials announced recently that middleweights Chris Camozzi (18-5 MMA, 5-2 UFC) and Nick Ring (13-1 MMA, 3-1 UFC) will meet in March at UFC 158. Camozzi looks to earn his fourth straight octagon victory at UFC 158, this after submitting Dustin Jacoby, stopping Nick Catone and defeating Luiz Cane via decision. The Colorado-based fighter has gone...

Jan 7, 2013 7:57 am

UFC 157 headliners Rousey and Carmouche get ‘UFC Primetime’ treatment | UFC News

Next month’s UFC 157 event in Anahiem will showcase the first-ever UFC women’s bout and it was recently announced that the title fight contestants will recieve “UFC Primetime” treatment, which will air on FX and FUEL TV. UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey (6-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) and title challenger Liz Carmouche (7-2 MMA, 0-0 UFC)...

Jan 7, 2013 5:49 am

Dan Henderson Says He Will Fight Teammate And Friend Chael Sonnen | UFC NEWS

“We’re friends, but above all we fight now in the same category and therefore have the same goal. We both compete for the same belt. Our friendship is more than a title and we are professional enough to let the rivalry be just inside the Octagon. It would be a different situation, but our profession...

Jan 7, 2013 5:43 am

Following Guillard Victory Varner Eyes Rematch With Lauzon | UFC NEWS

“I want to start my retribution tour. I want to start fighting the guys that I’ve lost to. First would definitely be Joe Lauzon. I’d really like to fight Joe again.” “I’m not going to take anything away from Joe. Joe’s awesome and he had an amazing game plan for me. The fact that he...

Jan 7, 2013 5:40 am

Fitch Predicts GSP Takes Diaz | UFC NEWS

“I think a shake-up could’ve happened if Johny Hendricks got the title shot. GSP will probably defeat Diaz. I think there is a strong possibility the fight after that would be Marquardt, just because it’s champion vs. champion. So I’m not even gonna consider thinking about any top seed type stuff for the whole 2013....

Jan 7, 2013 5:39 am

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier: I’m A Fighter | MMA NEWS

Watch a profile of Strikeforce fighter Daniel Cormier, the Olympian who fought his way to the top of mixed martial arts. Don’t miss Cormier vs. Dion Staring on Sat. Jan 12th at 10PM ET/PT as a part of the SHOWTIME Free Preview Weekend.

Jan 7, 2013 5:25 am

Feud Ignited Between Boxer Fury And Michael Bisping | UFC NEWS

Last week we blasted out a tweet from British Boxer Tyson Fury. It was an attempt to call out UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez. The comments ignited the following feud between him and Michael Bisping: “Everyone just ignore that excuse of a man, Tyson something. He’s trying to get hype, I’d never heard of him...

Jan 7, 2013 5:20 am

REPORT: Ronda Rousey’s UFC Payscale Revealed | UFC NEWS

When it comes to fighter pay the public only knows what certain governing athletic bodies are required to release by law. A source within the Liz Carmouche camp has reportedly disclosed the pay-scale for his fighter and that of the first ever UFC female champion, Ronda Rousey. Here is the report via MMAInterviews: MMAinterviews was...

Jan 7, 2013 5:10 am

Barboza Coins Frankie Edgar As Real Champ And Mentor | UFC NEWS

“For me, it’s Frankie Edgar. He’s the champ, he’s been the champ for a long time, that’s a big difference. Now I know I have good training partners and good coaches. Frankie he won the last fight with Ben Henderson, he’s the best… I need to prove everything. I’ve been working for this fight, I’m...

Jan 5, 2013 11:24 am

Judo Gene Lebell: Ronda Rousey Is A ‘Sadistic Wench’ | UFC NEWS

“I’ve known Ronda long before she knew who I was. I knew her mother, who was a very good judo person. Ronda beats a good percentage of the men who are bigger than her – and good ones, too. She doesn’t fool around. There’s no sitting down and signing autographs. It’s all business to her....

Jan 4, 2013 11:38 am

Eddie Alvarez Losing His Cool Over UFC / Bellator Negotations | MMA NEWS

If you haven’t been following along, top free agent, Eddie Alvarez is in contract limbo waiting to make the move to the UFC. The Bellator organization is doing what they can to halt that move. Little is known about what is going on behind the scenes, but reports have been that Bellator matched a UFC...

Jan 4, 2013 11:34 am

UFC on FOX 7 Headed to the HP Pavilion | MMA News

  Although the UFC hasn’t announced any officials bouts for the UFC on FOX 7 card, a location has already been selected. To house the 7th installment of the UFC on FOX broadcast, the HP Pavilion in San Jose, California, according to MMAWeekly.com. This is the third UFC fight card in San Jose in the...