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Jan 19, 2012 3:31 pm

UFC NEWS – Hominick vs. Yagan Shifted To UFC Atlanta In April

A featherweight matchup originally scheduled for Montreal between Mark Hominick vs. Eddie Yagin has been moved to the UFC’s return trip to Atlanta. UFC 145 was originally scheduled to go down in Montreal in March, however after UFC officials cancelled the event, UFC Atlanta (which was originally scheduled to be UFC 146) is now coined...

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 11, 2012 8:17 pm

UFC NEWS – Anthony Njokuani vs. John Makdessi In The Works For UFC 145

According to UFC officials, lightweights Anthony Njokuani and John Makdessi have verbally agreed to meet at UFC 145 this March, as the promotion made the announcement earlier today. Njokuani is coming off a split decision loss to Danny Castillo just a few weeks ago at UFC 141, as Castillo was able use his wrestling pedigree...

Jan 5, 2012 6:44 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC on FUEL TV 1 Gets Dillashaw vs. Watson and Brookins vs. Rocha

Two fights have been added to the UFC’s inaugural show on FUEL TV. Bantamweights T.J. Dillashaw and Walel Watson as well as featherweights Jonathan Brookins and Vagner Rocha have agreed to face off on the evenings fight card. UFC officials took to twitter today with the two announcements. UFC on FUEL TV is set to...

Jan 3, 2012 1:35 pm

UFC NEWS – Hominick vs. Yagin Set For UFC 145

A featherweight bout has been added to the UFC’s return trip to Montreal in the form of Mark Hominick vs. Eddie Yagin. UFC officials announced the matchup just moments ago. UFC 145 is still yet to be officially announced by UFC officials but it is expected to take place on March 25 from the Bell...

Jan 2, 2012 5:15 am

UFC NEWS – Noke vs. Hamman Expected For UFC on FOX 2

A middleweight contest between Kyle Noke and Jared Hamman is expected to go down in the UFC’s return trip to March set for Australia. Noke announced the news, but UFC officials have yet to confirm the bout. UFC on FX 2 is set to feature a main event welterweight bout between Martin Kampmann and Thiago...

Dec 26, 2011 6:12 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC on FOX 2 Loses Two Bouts Due To Injury

The never ending list of injured fighters has grown yet again, this time attacking the UFC’s return to FOX TV in January. Paul Sass, who was originally scheduled to face Evan Dunham, has been forced off the card due to an undisclosed injury presumably suffered while training and Eddie Wineland is out of his fight...

Dec 20, 2011 1:40 pm

UFC NEWS – Dana White: " I don't know how Nogueira sleeps at night"

“[Nogueira] was two punches away from winning that fight [against Frank Mir]. Instead he passed the guard and tried to apply a guillotine on Frank Mir. Nobody understood that. He will regret that decision for the rest of life. It was his fight. It was finished. I do not know how he sleeps after that.”...

Dec 20, 2011 8:54 am

UFC NEWS – Herb Dean Had Hoped "Big Nog" Would Tap Before Eventual Arm Break

“In my mind, I was hoping that he would tap. Like, ‘Please, please make this easy for me. That looks like it’s on.’ I definitely [had a] heightened awareness at that time. I was really focused on that arm. But that’s how Antonio became who he is — he didn’t get there by giving up....

Dec 16, 2011 1:22 pm

UFC NEWS – Cole Escovedo Released By UFC Following UFC on FOX Loss To Alex Caceres

Unfortunately for former UFC bantamweight fighter, the promotion requires a win in order to retain your employment and he fell short in three consecutive contests. After debuting for the promotion at UFC 140 in a losing effort against Renan Barao at UFC 130 the UFC gave Escovedo two more chances to try and prove he...

Dec 12, 2011 2:12 pm

UFC NEWS – My Game plan Was Working, Says Machida

“We set a game plan that, from where I’m standing, until a certain moment, was working, but he landed that elbow and I got dizzy, I couldn’t see things straight anymore and it disturbed me because I couldn’t see. And on that moment I thought, ‘I gotta do my best here and now.’ I felt...

Dec 12, 2011 12:48 pm

UFC NEWS – Rory MacDonald vs. Che Mills Booked For UFC 145 In Montreal

UFC officials have booked a welterweight bout between Rory MacDonald and Che Mills for their return trip to Montreal in March. UFC 145, while not yet officially announced by the promotion is expected to go down from Montreal’s Bell Centre on March 24. MacDonald was originally set to face off with Brian Ebersole at this...

Dec 10, 2011 11:20 pm

UFC NEWS – QuickTwitt: Rumors Flying That Overeem Is Out OF UFC 141 Main Event

In the midst of all the post-UFC 140 coverage, several members from the MMA media world are reporting that Alistair Overeem may have to remove himself from the UFC 141 main event against Brock Lesnar. Josh Gross of ESPN even went as far as to state that Overeem is on this Monday’s agenda in the...

Dec 10, 2011 10:11 pm

UFC NEWS – Machida, Jones, Mir And Jung Take Home75K Fight Night Bonuses

UFC 140 came and went with a bang this evening and four lucky fighters took home an additional 75K for their efforts. UFC 140 took place this evening from the Air Canada Center in Toronto, Canada and was headlined was headlined by a light-heavyweight title fight between Jon Jones and Lyoto Machida. In the main...

Dec 6, 2011 3:43 pm

UFC NEWS – Nog Brothers Sponsored by World’s 8th Richest Man

We found out today that one of the world’s richest men, Eike Batista, a Brazilian entrepreneur and president of the EBX Group, announced that he will be sponsoring both of the twin brothers, Rodrigo ‘Minotauro’ Nogueira and Rogerio ‘Minotouro’ Nogueira, in their upcoming fights at UFC 140 in Ontario, Canada. Batista’s EBX Group includes five...

Dec 5, 2011 3:59 pm

UFC NEWS – Jon Jones: "I'm the best fighter that I've ever been right now."

“Judging on my numbers in the weight room, judging on my numbers in the cardio tests, it’s the best I’ve ever been. I’m the best fighter that I’ve ever been right now… I have changed as an athlete — I believe in my heart that I’m the best, I believe I won’t lose to Lyoto,...

Dec 5, 2011 3:49 pm

UFC NEWS – Lyoto Machida Breaks Down His Training For Jon Jones

“Actually, I also brought Anderson Braddock (Silva), who’s a guy that fights in K-1, he’s a great K-1 fighter. I brought him and Glover (Teixeira) on the first moment. They stayed here for two weeks. On that period we tried to do many sparrings, simulating similar situations I’ll might confront during the fight, also on...