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Sep 21, 2011 6:31 pm

Henderson vs. Rua Confirmed As UFC 139 Main Event, Number One Contender Bout

UFC president Dana White confirmed with the media in attendance at today’s UFC 135 pre-fight press conference that the recently announced Henderson vs. Rua fight will serve as the main event in San Jose California. Additionally, the winner is likely to get a title shot after Rashad Evans gets his stab at this weekend’s winner....

Sep 19, 2011 4:45 pm

Dan Henderson Returns To UFC Against "Shogun" At UFC 139

Strikeforce light-heavyweight champion Dan Henderson has opted to return to the UFC ranks following his last Strikeforce win over Fedor Emelianenko. He has likely vacated his title to pursue UFC gold. Set to spoil his return to the Octagon is former UFC light-heavyweight champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua. UFC 139 is set to take place on...

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...


Oct 30, 2016 10:03 am

Anderson Silva Has Been Tested by USADA More Times Than Any Other Fighter in 2016

Anderson Silva, who is widely considered the greatest fighter in the history of mixed martial arts, is the keeper of many impressive records. He’s headlined more pay-per-views than any fighter in UFC history, at 15. He’s tied with Vitor Belfort for the most finishes achieved in UFC history, at 15. He’s earned more knockdowns than any...

Oct 17, 2016 5:42 pm

Gegard Mousasi: Anderson Silva Won’t Risk Fighting Me

Earlier this month, in the co-main event of UFC 204, Gegard Mousasi got a fight with an opponent he’d been calling out for years: Vitor Belfort. He did not let this long-awaited opportunity to fight Belfort go to waste. After a strong first round, the Dutchman finished things off in the second, grounding the fight,...

Oct 10, 2016 7:35 am

Dana White Smothers Anderson Silva vs. GSP Rumors

For many years, there was no bigger fight in MMA than a super fight between former middleweight champion Anderson Silva and former welterweight king Georges St-Pierre. The fight was MMA’s holy grail; it’s Mayweather vs. Pacquiao – but it never happened. Today, when Silva is neck deep in a four-fight losing streak, and GSP is closing...

Mar 19, 2016 8:20 am

Chael Sonnen vs. Nick Diaz almost happened this weekend

This Sunday, former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen returns to the mats when he grapples with top ranked UFC middleweight Michael Bisping at UR Fight. The event is more likely than not, unlike anything fight fans have ever witnessed. Also on the card, Roy Jones Jr. will box a fan, Kurt Angle will have a...

Dec 23, 2015 11:39 am

Best of armBAR Video: Robin Black’s Funniest Moments of 2015 – Lighter side of the UFC

It’s that time of the year to recap the funnier moments on Fight Network’s – armBAR-  series.    The funniest moments in armBAR Robin Black interviewed  Robbie Lawler, Chris Weidman, Chuck Liddell, Rory MacDonald, Forrest Griffin, Valerie Letourneau, Stipe Miocic, Patrick Cote and Olivier Aubin-Mercier.    Here are some of the funniest bits of 2015...

Apr 7, 2015 10:01 am

Julianna Pena — ‘Hype Before Title Shot’

“No, they put a lot of words into my mouth all the time and they always want to bring up Ronda all the time and they always want to make it look like I have this massive beef with her… My issue is that I want to be a champion one day and I didn’t...

Apr 7, 2015 9:42 am

“Raging” Al Explains Frustration With Booing Crowd

“Am I really getting booed right now? Is this really happening?” he said, recounting his reaction at the time. “And I saw two kids just (giving me the finger). F— me? F— you! You’re sitting there doing nothing. You’re sitting there drinking beers. You’re a freakin looser. Go back to your little hillbilly… whatever. Don’t...

Dec 14, 2014 6:50 pm

Frank Mir nearly retired after loss to Overeem

After a very one-sided loss to Alistair Overeem earlier this year, former heavyweight champion Frank Mir nearly retired. The 35 year-old has suffered losses in his last 4 Octagon appearances, with his losses coming to Alistair Overeem, Josh Barnett, Daniel Cormier, and Junior Dos Santos, respectively. Mir will look to get back in the win...

Dec 10, 2014 5:10 am

Frank Mir: ‘I need a very significant performance.’

“I did (consider retirement). If I wasn’t able to have a proper off-season and see what I could get my body level of fitness up to, then I would have considered it. Just because at that point, I don’t want to go in there and have a bad performance and keep getting worse and worse....

Nov 16, 2014 5:39 pm

BOOKING ROUNDUP: UFC books 7 bouts for upcoming events

The UFC has been busy recently, as always, making matchups for upcoming events. Catch up on all of the latest matchmaking decisions from this past week below! First we have Darren Elkins vs. Hacaran Dias at UFC Fight Night 58 in Brazil on December 20th. Elkins is coming off a split-decision win over Lucas Martins,...

Dec 4, 2013 11:42 am

UFC Fighter Accuses McGregor Of Buying Twitter Followers & Calling Out Losers

Is the UFC’s hottest Irish commodity nothing more than a phony and faker? TUF veteran and UFC middleweight fighter Luke Barnatt seems to think so. The up-and-comer had some harsh words for his fellow European during his recent guest slot on ‘The MMA Hour‘. Check it: “Paradigm is the management company that I believe that...

Sep 7, 2012 2:30 pm

Tito Ortiz Says He Was Disrespected and Betrayed by Jon Jones | UFC News

  UFC Hall of Famer Tito Ortiz was one of the few who stood up for the light heavyweight champ Jon Jones after the cancelled UFC 151 fiasco but Jones’ recent comments to mmaweekly: “I do everything they ask me to do, I really do, and you know, it really hurt man, it hurt to...

Aug 3, 2012 11:32 am

Tito Ortiz Thinks His Prime-Self Could Beat Jon Jones, Blames Injuries | UFC NEWS

UFC Hall of famer and former light heavyweight champ, Tito Ortiz spoke with MMA Uncensored Live about his retired life, and what could’ve been if wasn’t for his injuries and medical procedures he had to undertake. The interview began with his transition to retirement “It’s everything that I expected it to be — fishing, enjoying...

Jul 17, 2012 10:03 am

Cormier Expected To Make Final Fight For Strikeforce In September | UFC News

By Evan Stoumbelis Last Saturday, Strikeforce broadcasters reported that undefeated fighter Daniel Cormier will have his final Strikeforce fight on September 29th. The promotion has yet to announce Cormier’s opponent, but after the fight, Cormier will be making the jump to the UFC regardless of the outcome. Rumors circulated that his opponent would be Josh...