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Jan 17, 2013 8:12 am

Jon Jones tells Cormier to quit talking and make the drop | UFC News

Last weekend, after defeating Dion Staring at Strikeforce’s final event, Daniel Cormier called out UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones during his post-fight interview. Jones, who has voiced his respect for “DC’s” abilities, says he wants Cormier to quit talking about a drop to the 205-pound division and be like Nike and “Just do...

Jan 16, 2013 8:00 am

UFC Names 20 Stikeforce Fighters Who Are Headed To The Octagon | UFC NEWS

20 Strikeforce fighters have been named as newly signed UFC fighters. The news comes way of last nights UFC on FUEL TV’s “UFC Tonight”. While many names on the Strikeforce roster are not present on the announcement, such as the likes of Josh Barnett amongst others, the current list of imports is an impressive starting...

Jan 16, 2013 7:30 am

Chael Sonnen Joins UFC Tonight Cast | UFC NEWS

Two-time UFC middleweight title challenger, TUF Coach and current UFC light-heavyweight number one contender, Chael P. Sonnen announced yesterday evening during the UFC’s “UFC Tonight” on Fuel TV that he has inked a deal with the show to become part of the broadcasting team. “I was offered 60 MINUTES, THE TODAY SHOW, THE TONIGHT SHOW,...

Jan 16, 2013 6:40 am

Ratings Report | Strikeforce: Marquardt vs. Saffiedine Bomb | MMA NEWS

This past weekend’s Strikeforce event put a stamp on the demise of what was once considered America’s number two MMA promotion. Aired on a Showtime Free Preview Weekend, the event still managed to draw one of the smallest television audiences in history with just 310,000 views and a 0.82 household rating. By comparison the promotions...

Jan 16, 2013 6:30 am

Mike Goldberg Set For UFC Return At UFC on FOX 6 | UFC NEWS

Longtime ringside commentator, Mike Goldberg has called the action on nearly every single UFC event in the modern MMA era, alongside his broadcasting partner Joe Rogan. However, at the 2012 year-end event, dubbed UFC 155, “Goldie” was absent and little was known as to the cause of his vanishing act. In his place was FUEL...

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 10:36 am

UFC 159: Jones vs. Sonnen Tickets On Sale Jan 23rd | UFC NEWS

UFC light heavyweight champion and New Yorker Jon “Bones” Jones returns to Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. on Saturday, April 27 to defend his title against controversial and unpredictable star, Chael Sonnen. The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced today that it will be returning to the Garden State this spring for this long awaited grudge match between two of the...