Archive: ufc 143

Apr 4, 2013 7:57 am

Nah-Shon Burrell replaces injured Amir Sadollah, faces Stephen Thompson at UFC 160

Amir Sadollah (6-4 MMA, 6-4 UFC) has been forced to withdraw from his fight against Stephen Thompson (6-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC) at UFC 160 next month with an undisclosed injury. Stepping in for Sadollah will be Strikeforce veteran Nah-Shon Burrell (9-2 MMA, 1-0 UFC). Burrell made his octagon debut in February, scoring a unanimous decision...

Dec 26, 2012 11:50 am

Condit Bitter Towards MacDonald Over Rematch After Nearly Defeating Welterweight King

  UFC welterweight Carlos Condit has a lot to be proud of this year. After coming off of a 4-0 winning streak in the past three years, Condit won the interim welterweight championship after a hard-fought decision victory against Nick Diaz at UFC 143. This win granted him a highly anticipated title shot against longtime...

Aug 29, 2012 6:13 am

Stephen Thompson vs. Besam Yousef set for UFC 154 in Montreal | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor A welterweight bout between Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson (6-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC) and Besam Yousef (6-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC) has been added to the UFC 154 card in Montreal. Thompson made an immediate impact in his UFC debut in February at UFC 143, when he knocked out Dan Stittgen in the opening bout of the...

Aug 26, 2012 10:18 am

Chad Mendes Charged With Battery | UFC NEWS

Following a bar fight that broke out in early August, UFC featherweight Chad Mendes has been charged with one count of misdemeanor battery. According to Mendes’ managers at MMA Inc, he has not been arrested or asked to appear in Hanford, the site of the incident. The UFC featherweight has fully cooperated with the authorities...

Mar 19, 2012 4:35 pm

Check Out This Official Trailer For Cung Le's Latest Movie! (Video)

St. Jude Square is a neighborhood living in fear as dueling drug gangs and corrupt police terrorize the streets… until hope arrives in Hong (CUNG LE – FIGHTING, TEKKEN, PANDORUM ), a mysterious stranger who after release from prison decides to take a stand and fight back. Using his unparalleled martial arts skills and calling...

Mar 15, 2012 10:14 am

Quick Twitt | Pettis Denies FUEL TV Claims, Not Moving To 145

We ran a report on Tuesday from “UFC Tonight” from Ariel Helwani that sourced the manager of Anthony Pettis stating they are considering a move in division to challenge Jose Aldo for his UFC featherweight title. However, that appears to be false. Read More: UFC 144, Anthony Pettis (News), Benson Henderson (News)

Mar 2, 2012 10:51 am

UFC Champ Dominick Cruz to be Honorary Pace Car Driver for the SUBWAY Fresh Fit 500

The Ultimate Fighting Championship’s bantamweight champion, and one of this season’s The Ultimate Fighter Live coaches, Dominick Cruz, is headed to Phoenix to act as Honorary Pace Car Driver for the SUBWAY Fresh Fit 500 on Sunday, March 4 at Phoenix International Raceway. The champ will participate in pre-race ceremonies and will make appearances onsite...

Feb 28, 2012 3:00 pm

Shogun on Rampage | We Will Not Retire Until We Fight Again

“Absolutely. The fight against Rampage will happen eventually. It’s inevitable and UFC knows it. He won’t retire before fighting me and neither am I.” When Mauricio “Shogun” Rua first entered into the UFC, one of the most highly anticipated matchups was a rematch between Quinton “Rampage” Jackson and himself. However fate has sent the two...

Feb 28, 2012 9:03 am

Anthony Pettis | Benson Henderson Doesn’t Want To Fight Me

“If I was him, I would say the same thing too. I mean, he just won the belt and he doesn’t want to give it up that quick and if he fights against me, he’s not going to hold on to that belt for a while, I mean, I match up bad for him, and...

Feb 28, 2012 8:45 am

Faber to Cruz | You’re Welcome For Letting You Live

“I mean, come on. Let’s be serious here. I don’t understand the way he’s fighting, so I’m frustrated and I’m saying bad stuff about it? The guy’s a good fighter. He’s good at what he does which is: scoring some points. He’s not dangerous. He’s not scary. I knocked him down three different times in...

Feb 26, 2012 3:37 pm

UFC 144 Coverage | Post Fight Interviews (Video)

The UFC’s return trip to Japan has come and gone. For the first time ever the UFC put on a four-hour pay-per-view event featuring seven main card fights. In the main event it was Ben Henderson who proved to be the better man and secured championship gold around his waist. The main event went the...

Feb 17, 2012 6:02 pm

Nevada Commission Says Nick Diaz Could Have Applied For Exemption To Use Marijuana

Whether or not he would have been granted the therapeutic use exemption is another story entirely, but the Athletic Commission in Nevada does have the protocol in place to where Nick Diaz could have applied and may have been granted permission for use of his “treatment” prior to his bout with Carlos Condit. Let’s be...