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Dec 27, 2011 6:56 am

UFC NEWS – Gonzaga Ready For Another Run In the UFC

“It was natural. I feel I never left [the UFC]. The UFC is my home, they take care of me very good (and) I have a lot of friends there. I am excited to see everyone again…I know what everyone knows [about my opponent] Ednaldo is though fighter and come from a great camp. But...

Dec 26, 2011 12:00 pm

UFC NEWS – Maynard Says Mendes Isn't Ready To Take On Aldo

“The way I see it, Chad Mendes is a great athlete, a very mature kid, but honestly I don’t believe he’s ready to fight Jose Aldo. I think it’s too soon, he needed to fight few more times, but well… I’m not the one to decide that, it’s just my opinion on the subject. Jose...

Dec 22, 2011 5:30 am

UFC NEWS – Anthony “Rumble” Johnson: “I’m definitely not afraid to bang with Vitor”

On January 14th, Anthony “Rumble” Johnson meets Vitor Belfort in “The Phenom’s” backyard of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for UFC 142. When he was asked by MMAFightCorner.com about whether there was pressure of fighting a famed Brazilian in Brazil, Johnson seemed indifferent of the situation. “…like I approach every other fight. You know, he’s human,...


Dec 18, 2011 11:32 am

UFC NEWS – Ricardo Funch In For Paulo Thiago Against Mike Pyle In Brazil

The UFC is taking no time to book replacement opponents after losing four UFC 142 competitors due to injury last week. In the latest last minute booking UFC officials have announced that welterweight Ricardo Funch has agreed to step in for the injured Paulo Thiago and face Xtreme Couture fighter, Mike Pyle at UFC 142....

Dec 13, 2011 9:09 am

UFC NEWS – Vitor Belfort & Wanderlei Silva To Coach Ultimate Fighter Brazil

The UFC held a pre-UFC 142 press conference today from Rio de Janeiro Brazil this morning to promote their January trip to Brazil. During the presser UFC president Dana White announced that Brazilian fighters Vitor Belfort and Wanderlei Silva will be coaching opposite each other on the debut season of “The Ultimate Fighter Brazil” “This...

Nov 26, 2011 6:00 am

UFC NEWS – José Aldo Seeks Maynard’s Help to Bully Mendes

Knowing Chad Mendes undefeated record stems primarily from his elite wrestling background, UFC Featherweight Champion José Aldo has sought out the aid of top lightweight Gray Maynard in preparation for UFC 142 in January of 2012. Although Mendes received All-American and Pac-10 Wrestler of the Year honors in College, Gray “The Bully” Maynard is no...

Nov 17, 2011 9:43 am

UFC NEWS – Rob Broughton Expected To Welcome Ednaldo Oliveira To The UFC in Rio

We announced earlier that stand-out heavyweight fighter Ednaldo Oliveira is expected to make his UFC debut at January’s UFC 142 event and now it would appear that he has an opponent in the works. Bout agreements have yet to be signed, but if rumors hold true, this bout is expected to be announced as official...

Nov 15, 2011 1:00 pm

UFC NEWS – Anthony Johnson: “It’s going to be fun fighting Vitor”

“I knocked out my opponent in one minute and nine seconds something like that [in my mma debut]. Vitor happened to be in the crowd, Shogun Rua was too. After the fight, Vitor gave me props and shook my hand. I never thought I’d be fighting a man who I shook hands with many years...

Oct 12, 2016 7:10 am

10 of the worst weight misses in MMA history

Some fighters are better at weight cutting than others. The art of weight cutting is all a part of the process, with fighters cutting varying degrees in order to make weight. However, some fighters don’t even come close to their contracted weight. Here are ten of the most egregious cases of weight cut-misses in UFC...

Jan 14, 2016 9:00 am

On This Day: Edson Barboza brutally KO’s Terry Etim

On this day 4 years ago, Edson Barboza and Terry Etim kicked off the main event of UFC 142 in Rio de Janeiro. The fight appeared to be going to a judges decision, however with just 2 minutes left in the fight, Barboza landed a flawless wheel kick that left Etim starched. The kick was...

Jan 14, 2016 8:48 am

On This Day: Jose Aldo KO’s Chad Mendes

Jose Aldo with the knee on Mendes followed by a KO in their last bout in 2012 https://t.co/U5Ty3avw0f — Bookie Insiders MMA (@UFCInsiders) October 25, 2014 On this day four years ago UFC 142 went down from Rio de Janeiro Brazil. In the main event of the card Jose Aldo was set to defend his...

Nov 29, 2015 1:02 pm

Insane Spinning Wheel-Kick KO Video: Who did it better?

A video posted by Wallid Ismail (@wallidjfc) on Nov 29, 2015 at 1:53am PST A spinning wheel kick is without a doubt one of the flashiest ways to earn a KO victory in mixed martial arts. It’s an extremely well timed and very advanced kick to land on your opponent. Stepping across your body, you...

Jul 8, 2015 7:20 am

Jose Aldo Tells Mendes That Brazil Has His Back

UFC featherweight Chad Mendes had a feeling that all the Brazilian fans in attendance at UFC 189 would be on his side, since Jose Aldo pulled out, and it looks like he was right. The featherweight champ himself told Mendes, via Twitter,  that ‘U can count on my fans’. The champ was responding to a...

Apr 5, 2015 7:37 am

Chad Mendes Thinks It ‘Makes Sense’ For Him To Get Third Title Shot

  After finishing Ricardo Lamas at UFC Fight Night 63 on Saturday, the two-time featherweight title challenger Chad Mendes says that the only fight that makes sense to him for his next fight is another title shot. Mendes has lost twice to Jose Aldo, with the most recent endeavor going five rounds and leading to...

Apr 1, 2015 1:41 am

PREDICTION! Mendes Putting His “Money” On Aldo

“In my opinion, breaking down the fight, I see Aldo winning the fight. I could see McGregor giving Aldo some issues. Aldo has had some issues with southpaws in the past, but he always seems to figure them out. One thing Conor does really good is using his range. He’s very lengthy and he punches well...

Jan 18, 2015 11:16 pm

White: Aldo vs. McGregor Could Take Place In Las Vegas In May

On Saturday night, Conor McGregor defeated Dennis Siver in dominant fashion and earned the right to fight Jose Aldo for the UFC Featherweight Championship. It was announced during the post fight press conference that the fight is likely to take place in May in Las Vegas. By Jon Kirschner | Twitter Once Conor McGregor arrived...

Jan 14, 2015 3:11 pm

White: ‘McGregor v. Aldo Would Be Biggest Fight Of 2015’

“Aldo and Conor, I think that would be the biggest fight of the year. I think it will beat every other fight his year, and (Jon) Jones vs. (Daniel) Cormier was this year. I think this would be the biggest fight this year.” “Part of making a big fight is a lot of people giving...

Dec 28, 2014 3:53 pm

Aldo Interested In Superfight Against Bellator Champion, Patricio Freire

Recently, Bellator MMA featherweight champion Patricio Freire said that media outlets need to stop undervaluing Bellator fighters, and that with a win over Daniel Straus at Bellator 132 on January 16th he will be ranked as the greatest featherweight in the world (See that HERE). Now, UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo responded to Freire’s comments,...

Dec 22, 2014 7:50 pm

Aldo: ‘Mendes Could Beat McGregor, Edgar, and Lamas In The Same Night’

Recently, Jose Aldo stated that he would like to fight Conor McGregor next if McGregor defeats Siver in January. Aldo expanded on those statements this week, stating that he thinks Chad Mendes could beat Frankie Edgar, Conor McGregor, and Ricardo Lamas in one night. “I don’t know if McGregor will have credentials to fight for...

Dec 8, 2014 9:21 am

CABMMA responds to PED testing accusations

Following UFC 179, which took place in Brazil at the end of October, Chad Macias came forward to discuss his findings, and said the Brazilian Commission (CABMMA) did not drug test Phil Davis for HGH or EPO. Macias argued that Davis hadn’t been blood tested, which is the only way to test for HGH, and...

Nov 24, 2014 2:49 pm

Faber talks Dillashaw-Aldo superfight: ‘TJ has a great style for Aldo’

Team Alpha Male founder Urijah Faber has been a mentor to TJ Dillashaw, the current bantamweight champion. It’s no secret that Team Alpha Male and Nova Uniao have a rivalry. Prior to TJ Dillashaw’s upset over Renan Barao, Team Alpha Male was winless against Nova Uniao. Jose Aldo, who has defeated both Urijah Faber and...