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May 16, 2012 1:42 pm

Nick Penner vs. Tom DeBlass Booked For UFC on FUEL TV 4 | UFC NEWS

Light Heavyweights Nick Penner and Tom DeBlass are set to fight this summer at UFC on Fuel TV 4. The July 11th card is set to take place in San Jose, Ca. at the HP Pavilion. The Canadian Nick Penner is coming off a TKO loss via the hands of Anthony Perosh at the past...

May 14, 2012 8:06 am

UFC 149: Aldo vs. Koch Sold Out | UFC NEWS

The UFC’s first trip to Calgary, Alberta, Canada is officially a sell-out. Headlined by a featherweight title fight between Jose Aldo and Erik Koch, the event dubbed “UFC 149: Aldo vs. Koch” will mark the UFC’s first trip to Canadian territory of Calgary and in typical Canadian fashion it took no time to sell every...

May 10, 2012 6:09 pm

UFC ANNOUNCES THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER AUSTRALIA VS UK

The Ultimate Fighting Championship® has confirmed it will film an Australian edition of its hit reality television series, The Ultimate Fighter® (‘TUF’), giving Aussie and British mixed martial artists the opportunity to secure a lucrative contract with the world’s preeminent mixed martial arts (MMA) organization. Registration is now open to all aspiring UFC fighters from...

May 10, 2012 2:58 pm

Junior Dos Santos | Frank Mir is a Fighter that Talks Too Much | UFC News

UFC Heavyweight Champ Junior Dos Santos is scheduled to face former champ Frank Mir on May 26 in Las Vegas upon notice of  Alistair Overeem failed drug test and consequently unable to be licensed by the Nevada State Athletic Commission.  An interview with USA Today’s Sergio non JDS states “People want to talk about the...


May 10, 2012 2:30 pm

New UFC Signee Shane del Rosario Plans On Using His Speed Against The Big Men

By Jamie McAllister Shane Del Rosario comments to MMAprime. Del Rosario who is currently (11-0) in his MMA career.In his last outing he defeated Lavar Johnson in the first round via armbar. Del Rosario comments on how he prefers using his speed and footwork to his advantage. “I think that as a heavyweight I definitely...

May 10, 2012 2:10 pm

Bigfoot Silva Brings In Special Help To Prepare For Velasquez | UFC NEWS

By Jamie McAllister Antonio Silva comments in an interview with TATAME. Bigfoot comments on the change of opponents due to the Heavyweight shuffle. “I was really glad about the opportunity. It’s my UFC debut and they are giving me a chance to fight one of the top two guys of the division, a former champion....

May 10, 2012 2:07 pm

Josh Barnett | "I believe I’m the best heavyweight out there in the world"

By Jamie McAllister Josh Barnett comments in an interview with MMAWeekly Radio. When asked when he would end up in the UFC. “It’s really unimportant. I think all the speculation is good for the people that enjoy the sport and they want to watch, and they want to be a part of that guessing game...

May 10, 2012 8:53 am

UFC on Fox | Mitrione vs. Broughton and Thompson vs. De Fries Confirmed to Fight

UFC officials will be throwing in two fights featuring heavyweights on UFC on FOX 4 taking place at the Los Angeles Staples Center scheduled to air on Fuel TV and streamed on Facebook August 4. 2012 The newest members of the fight card include Matt Mitrione who will square off with British fighter Rob Broughton....

May 8, 2012 7:07 am

Rafael Natal and Tom DeBlass Both Added to UFC on FUEL TV 4 | UFC NEWS

By: Jason Kindschy: Dominance MMA Management announced yesterday via Twitter that both Rafael “Sapo” Natal (14-3-1) and Tom DeBlass (7-1-0) have been scheduled to fight in July at UFC on FUEL TV 4. The UFC has not announced Natal or DeBlass’ respective opponents. UFC on FUEL TV 4 is set to take place at the...

May 7, 2012 10:29 am

Exclusive| Joey "The Mexicutioner" Beltran Talks 205 Debut Wants Back In UFC

Joey “The Mexcutioner” Beltran faced former Strikeforce heavyweight Lavar Johnson on January 28, 2012 at UFC on Fox:  Evans vs Davis where he lost via KO in the first round. Following the loss, Beltran was released from the promotion.  After being released, Beltran said he will be dropping down to compete in the light heavyweight division division.  He officially...

May 4, 2012 2:44 pm

"UFC on Fox 3: Diaz vs Miller" Preview and Predictions

By George Deutsch: UFC on Fox 3 is upon us, and though it may lack star power — other than Josh Koscheck — the card promises to be competitive with title implications involved. Here are my thoughts on what you can expect when the UFC rolls into the IZOD Center in East Rutherford, New Jersey,...

May 3, 2012 4:41 pm

Flashback | Frank Mir Once Said He Hits Harder Than JDS | UFC NEWS

“I’m a lot bigger than (Junior) Dos Santos and I hit a lot harder. I’m a taller, longer athlete … quicker; I’ll constantly pepper him with shots when he comes in and make him pay when I do hit him with something. When I hit Cheick Kongo, the punch alone threw him halfway across the...

May 3, 2012 12:26 pm

Lyoto Machida Was Ready To Drop To 185 To Stay Active | UFC NEWS

“I was ready to fight but the opportunity was not there. The division is lacking, it’s a bit mixed, and I didn’t know, right (who would be my next opponent)? I even had the intention of fighting at 185lbs so I wouldn’t lose the opportunity of keeping busy. I spoke to Ed Soares and (Jorge...

May 3, 2012 7:34 am

Stars Of UFC & Strikeforce Ring The Bell During NASDAQ Visit | MMA NEWS

The stars of mixed martial arts (MMA) and FOX Sports were out in force in New York on Tuesday, as reigning UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, 2004 Olympian and reigning Strikeforce women’s champion Ronda Rousey, former UFC lightweight king Frankie Edgar and UFC On FOX host Curt Menefee rang the Opening Bell at NASDAQ’s...

May 2, 2012 7:30 am

Dana White Opens Up On TRT, Talks Evolution Of MMA & More | UFC NEWS

By: Red Mattos UFC president Dana White recently sat down with national columnist Mark Kriegel and Al Bundy Ed O’Neill to discuss all things MMA. You may or may not know this but, believe it or not, Ed O’Neill is a black belt in Gracie jiu-jitsu. He rolls with Rorion Gracie and he’s been doing...

May 1, 2012 6:53 am

UFC on FOX 4 Get's Better, Travis Browne Vs. Ben Rothwell Added | UFC NEWS

By: Jason Kindschy The fight card for UFC on FOX 4 just keeps getting better. A heavyweight bout between rising star Travis “Hapa” Browne (13-0-1), and newly re-invented veteran of the sport, “Big” Ben Rothwell (32-8-0) has been added to the UFC on FOX 4 line up. UFC on FOX 4 is set to take...

Apr 30, 2012 6:36 pm

“The Dragon” returns: Lyoto Machida Vs. Ryan Bader set for UFC on FOX 4!

By Chase Raymond: Just announced on the UFC twitter page; a light heavyweight Showdown between Lyoto Machida (17-3 MMA) vs. Ryan Bader (14-2 MMA) will take place in August at the UFC on FOX event. Lyoto Machida is coming off a tough loss, where he gave the current Light Heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones a...

Apr 30, 2012 12:14 pm

Free Fight Video | Joey Beltran vs. Lavar Johnson | UFC NEWS

In this edition of UFC Unleashed Former Strikeforce heavyweight Lavar Johnson went toe-to-toe with UFC veteran Joey Beltran in a wild clash at UFC on Fox: Evans vs. Davis. Beltran threw everything he had at Johnson, but it wasn’t enough as Lavar landed several vicious uppercuts on “The Mexicutioner” that left him out on his...

Apr 30, 2012 8:10 am

The Ultimate Fighter Brazil Episode 6 Recap | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister On last weeks episode of TUF Brazil the Middleweights took centre stage and Cezar Mutante defeated Macarrao in the second round via a guillotine choke. Team Belfort now with a (4-0) lead seem to have the competition under control. If you have not had the chance to catch up with this weeks...