627 Search Results for ufc 142

Jan 12, 2012 3:03 pm

UFC NEWS – Kenny Florian May Be Forced Into Early Retirement With Back Injury

Three time UFC title challenger, Kenny “Kenflo” Florian has reportedly suffered a back in jury that may force him out of competition and into retirement. The Boston Herald has the scoop:   [box_light] Florian has dealt with back problems throughout his career, but suffered a new injury in November while lifting weights. Having already planned...

Jan 12, 2012 2:22 pm

UFC NEWS – Chad Mendes: Urijah Is My Mentor, But We Are Different

[box_light] “Urijah is my mentor and he’s played a key role in helping me develop a strategy for this fight. He knows where Jose is strong and where he’s not. But Urijah’s style and my style are completely different. He shoots a lot of single legs and has incredible speed. For me, I have an...

Jan 12, 2012 1:35 pm

UFC NEWS – 2011 Salary Report For 337 UFC Fighters

2011 was a hallmark year for the world’s biggest and best Mixed Martial Arts promotion. They expanded to new territories, set record gate and attendance figures and launched a revolutionary TV deal. Safe to say the UFC had a great 2011. In an interesting report from mma-manifesto.com, 337 UFC fighters who fought for the promotion...

Jan 9, 2012 11:45 am

UFC NEWS – Get Your Upcoming “Ultimate Fighter Brazil” Fix On FUEL TV

The very first installment of “The Ultimate Fighter” on an international basis is upon us. With the recently made public plans to have Vitor Belfort coach opposite Wanderlei Silva in the first “Ultimate Fighter Brazil” installment, many MMA fans have been wondering how to watch. Set to air in Brazil on their number one television...

Jan 6, 2012 2:50 pm

UFC NEWS – Paulo Thiago vs. Siyar Bahadurzada Booked For UFC on FUEL TV 2

Welterweights Paulo Thiago and Siyar Bahadurzada have agreed to square off during the UFC on FUEL TV 2 fight card. UFC on FUEL TV 2 is now officially set to take place at the Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden on April 14th. The card is still in the works and the only bouts currently...

Jan 4, 2012 12:52 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC Confirms Debut In Sweden Set For April 14

The UFC’s much anticipated debut show in Sweden was officially announced today by officials on this afternoon’s UFC 142 media call. UFC on FUEL TV 2 is now officially set to take place at the Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden on April 14th. The card is still in the works and officials stated today...

Jan 3, 2012 11:30 am

UFC NEWS – Sweden’s First UFC Announces DaMarques Johnson vs. John Maguire on Fuel TV 2

International expansion efforts by the UFC have landed their first event at the Ericsson Global Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. The first fight announced on the card, reported by Heavy.com, will have American fighter, DaMarques Johnson, versus England’s new UFC inductee, John Maguire. The Stockholm, Sweden event will be one of four international venues the UFC...

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...