484 Search Results for mark hunt

Nov 28, 2011 8:16 am

UFC NEWS – George Sotiropoulos Returns Against Takanori Gomi In Japan

A lightweight matchup has been added to the UFC 144 event set to take place in Japan between top lightweight, George Sotiropoulos and Japanese MMA legend Takanori Gomi. UFC officials announced the addition to the card during today’s pre-fight press conference at the Ritz-Carlton Tokyo Ballroom in Tokyo, Japan. “UFC 144: Japan” is set to...

Nov 10, 2011 11:53 am

UFC Officially Makes UFC 141 Main Event For Number 1 Contender

Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar’s mission to reclaim the title resumes on FRIDAY, Dec. 30 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas when he meets one of the best strikers of all-time – international superstar Alistair Overeem. The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced today that the top heavyweight powerhouses will collide in the...

Sep 29, 2011 2:07 pm

VIDEO: KENDA PEREZ COVERS BJ PENN AND HIS COACHES ON THIS WEEK'S "THE ULTIMATE SHOW"

On this week’s episode of “The Ultimate Show,” host Kenda Perez provides fight fans with the ultimate coverage on all the latest news and analysis of what’s going on with the UFC. This past Saturday’s UFC 135: “Jones vs. Rampage” is recapped, and TUS is on the scene to show the fans what happened at...

Sep 27, 2011 11:57 am

UFC 135 Suspensions: Jones Out Up To Six Months

Sorry about your luck Rashad Evans… Twelve UFC 135 participants have been medically suspended following their efforts at last weekend’s “Jones vs. Rampage” event including the light-heavyweight champion who could be out up to six-months for injuries suffered during the night’s main event. “UFC 135: Jones vs. Rampage” took place last Saturday, September 24 live...

Sep 24, 2011 8:43 pm

UFC 135 Results

MAIN CARD:(Pay-per-view) Jon Jones def. Quinton “Rampage” Jackson via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 4, 1:14 (to retain light-heavyweight title) *Fight of the night Josh Koscheck def. Matt Hughes via KO (punches) – Round 1, 4:59*Knockout of the night Mark Hunt def. Ben Rothwell via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-27, 30-27) Travis Browne def. Rob Broughton...

Sep 23, 2011 3:29 pm

UFC 135 Weigh In Results

MAIN CARD: (Pay-per-view) Champ Jon Jones (204.5) vs. Quinton “Rampage” Jackson (204) Matt Hughes (170) vs. Josh Koscheck (170.5) Mark Hunt (261) vs. Ben Rothwell (263) Rob Broughton (261) vs. Travis Browne (255) Nate Diaz (156) vs. Takanori Gomi (155) PRELIMINARY CARD: (Spike TV) Aaron Riley (155) vs. Tony Ferguson (155) Tim Boetsch (186) vs....

Sep 20, 2011 9:29 am

Countdown to UFC 135 Airs Tonight on Spike TV.

The typical one-hour pre-fight hype show offered up by the UFC in anticipation for their pay-per-view offerings is upon us for UFC 135. “Countdown to UFC 135” debuts tonight on Spike TV at 11 p.m. ET/PT. “UFC 135: Jones vs. Rampage” is set to take place on September 24 live on pay-per-view from Denver’s Pepsi...

Sep 1, 2011 9:43 am

Yamamoto vs. Page Removed from UFC 135

In what has become almost a daily injury report, the latest card to receive a shift in roster is September’s UFC 135. Bantamweights Norifumi Yamamoto and Damacio Page who were expected to face off on the evenings preliminary portion of the card have been forced to withdraw due to injuries. “UFC 135: Jones vs. Rampage”...

Jun 14, 2015 6:47 am

Twitter Reacts to Werdum’s Dominant Victory over Velasquez at UFC 188

Fabricio Werdum walked into Mexico City, Mexico as the underdog but walked out with the gold slung over his shoulder. He matched Cain Velasquez’s pace in the opening round, then started to outwork the former champion in the second round before submitting him in the third. Not only did Werdum out-grapple the wrestler, but he...

Feb 1, 2015 8:39 am

Pros React To Anderson Silva’s Return To The UFC

Last night in the main-event of UFC 183, Anderson Silva returned to the Octagon to take on Nick Diaz. The bout was scored unanimously in favor of Silva, however it was much closer than the scorecards reflected. Below is a compilation of Tweets from fighters watching the bout. COM'ON @nickdiaz209 #bayarea — Josh Thomson (@THEREALPUNK)...

Jan 9, 2015 10:04 am

Seven Bouts Added To ‘Bellator: Pitbull vs. Strauss’

A seven-bout preliminary card for Bellator MMA’s first event of 2015, “Bellator: Pitbull vs. Straus,” is now official with the middleweights Dustin Jacoby(10-4) vs. John Salter (10-3), a 220-pound catchweight contest of Hector Carillo (5-6) vs. Everett Cummings (8-0), lightweights Steve Kozola (4-0) vs. Jonathan Rivera (4-0), lightweights Derek “The Barbaric” Anderson (11-1) vs. Danny Navarro (12-4), featherweights Fabricio Guerreiro(20-3) vs. Nick “No Limit” Piedmont...

Jan 4, 2015 10:19 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros React To Jones Win Over Cormier

Last night, Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier collided in an epic light heavyweight showdown that saw Jones retain the light heavyweight strap after 25 minutes of action. As always, the Twitter-verse was going wild throughout the entire bout, and we have compiled some of the best reactions for you below. Dc can't fight like this....

Nov 6, 2014 2:20 pm

Bellator 131: Tito vs. Bonnar To Air On Viacom’s 5* In The United Kingdom

The highly-anticipated “Bellator 131: Tito vs. Bonnar” fight card will air in the U.K. on Sunday, November 16 at 9pm on Viacom’s 5*. This marks the first time a Bellator event will air on the popular British broadcast network. “We are very pleased to have one of the UK’s most popular free-to-air networks airing one...

Oct 30, 2014 3:35 pm

‘Bellator 131: Ortiz vs. Bonnar’ Card Finalized With 12 Bouts

The full card for Bellator 131 has been finalized for one of the biggest events in Bellator history from San Diego’s Valley View Casino Center on Saturday, November 15th live and free on Spike TV. The night will feature one of the biggest grudge matches in the sport as MMA icons clash when Tito “The...

Oct 8, 2014 4:09 pm

Sportsnet Cancels UFC Central With Showdown Joe

R.I.P. UFC Central – April 20, 2009 – October 01, 2014 After being on the air for over 5 1/2 years, my pride and joy, “UFC Central”, is no more. The final airing on October 01st, was a heart breaking one to record, but I am proud of the work that the Team was able...

Aug 16, 2014 11:59 am

Kailin Curran Ready To Make Waves As Hawaii’s First UFC Female – EXCLUSIVE

  Hawaii and the UFC have hooked up once again and this time it’s a history-setting acquisition for the company. Hawaii’s own Kailin Curran has recently inked a deal with the world’s largest MMA giant and in doing so she will become the first female fighter to represent the islands in the UFC octagon. Curran,...

Jul 30, 2014 5:05 am

Anthony Johnson Will Fight Overeem At Any Weight

UFC light heavyweight Anthony Rumble Johnson is coming off a huge KO against Lil Nog this past Saturday at UFC on Fox 12. The knockout marked his second straight Octagon victory, with the first one coming against Phil Davis. Johnson joined comedian Adam Hunter on the MMA Roasted podcast and responded to an interesting question...

Jun 28, 2014 6:33 am

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighters React To Marquardt’s Submission Over Te Huna

Early Saturday morning, the UFC hit Auckland with a UFC Fight Pass event. In typical fashion, MMA’s brightest personalities took to their respective twitter accounts to share their post-fight reactions. Here they are: Wow sick walkout by te huna! #haka #UFCfightNightAuckLand — Jerome-Max Holloway (@BlessedMMA) June 28, 2014 Ufc Auckland trending lets goooo Tehuna —...

Jun 26, 2014 6:27 am

UFC Teams Up With Local Japanese Promotion For Talent Cultivation

The Ultimate Fighting Championship and Japan’s ‘Vale Tudo/Shooto’ promotion have joined forces for the greater good. UFC President Dana White announced, during today’s Tokyo Press Conference, that the two companies have formed a partnership that includes a new TV series. The Television series is set to feature bantamweight and featherweight talent in a tournament style...

May 21, 2014 12:50 pm

White Smashes Journalist Over Anti-Barao Comments

UFC President Dana White has done his best to sell Renan Barao as a legit draw in the sport. With a headlining slot on this weekend’s pay-per-view and near historic low PPV buys this year, the UFC boss needs some people to bite on that idea. A recent Ben Fowlkes article brings Barao’s star-power into...

May 17, 2014 8:42 pm

Bellator 120 Results: Tito Ortiz Chokes Shlemenko Unconscious In Round 1

After nearly two-years out of action, ‘The Huntington Beach Bad Boy Tito Ortiz defeated the Bellator middleweight champion in under three-minutes. After absorbing a few of Shlemenko’s strikes, Ortiz worked a clinch against the cage, earned an early takedown, manhandled the champion and choked him out with ease. Shlemenko did not tap, he went limp,...

May 13, 2014 8:13 pm

Series Of Repeated Blows Cause Alvarez Head Injury

Bellator lightweight champion, Eddie Alvarez was expected to make his PPV debut for Bellator this weekend. Instead of hyping the fight, he’s in the media explaining a recent training injury that forced him out of the planned main event. Via ‘The MMA Hour‘: “It was during one of [coach] Kenny Monday’s wrestling practices. Me and Abel...

May 12, 2014 8:22 pm

Browne: ‘Overeem Will Learn To Be A Team Player Or Be Out At Jackson’s’

“I think everybody’s due a chance. Just because he wasn’t the best teammate there, doesn’t mean he can’t be a good teammate here. When he comes to Jackson’s, the stuff that all his other teammates were saying he did, is not going to fly at Jackson’s. He will not have the opportunity to even let...

Mar 27, 2014 2:56 pm

Demian Maia vs. Mike Pierce In The Works For Brazil’s May UFC Event

According to recent reports on UFC tonight, a welterweight bout between Demian Maia and Mike Pierce is in the works for the UFC’s return trip to Brazil in May. The event, scheduled for May 31, is to serve as ‘The Ultimate Fighter Brazil — Season 3 Finale’ and will feature, coaches, Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei...

Mar 24, 2014 8:20 am

UFC Fighters React To Dan Henderson’s ‘H-Bomb’ On ‘Shogun’ Last Night

Dan Henderson and ‘Shogun’ Rua really delivered for fight fans during their main event last night in Brazil. Not only did Dan Henderson notch another bonus earning KO, but the duo also earned ‘Fight of the Night’ honors for their efforts inside the cage. Here’s what the MMA world thought of their performance: Shogun all...

Feb 10, 2014 5:03 pm

Rani Yahya Drops Down to Bantamweight, Scheduled to face Johnny Bedford at ‘UFN 39’

After six consecutive bouts in the octagon as a featherweight, twelve-year veteran Rani Yahya has opted to venture into the UFC’s bantamweight division. Yahya will meet fellow 135er Johnny Bedford at ‘UFC Fight Night 29’ in Abu Dhabi on April 11th. MMAFighting confirmed the fight with sources close to the situation. Rani Yahya made a...

Feb 7, 2014 6:49 am

Josh Samman vs. Caio Magalhaes set for UFC on FOX 11 event

UFC officials recently announced that a middleweight bout featuring Josh Samman (10-2 MMA, 1-0 UFC) and Caio Magalhaes (7-1 MMA, 2-1 UFC) is the latest addition to April’s UFC on FOX 11 card in Orlando, Florida. A cast member on “TUF 17,” Josh Samman made his official octagon debut at the shows Finale in 2013,...

Feb 6, 2014 12:23 pm

Junior dos Santos Explains Time at Nova Uniao

Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos responds to reports about his training at Nova Uniao, saying that it is simply “evolution… that is necessary.”  Dos Santos also dispelled rumors that he has left Team Nogueira. By Christopher Murphy | Twitter   It didn’t take long for UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos to respond...

Jan 29, 2014 8:17 am

Dana White won’t say if UFC 169’s Mir vs. Overeem loser will have to leave town

UFC President Dana White is not sure if the loser of this weekend’s heavyweight bout between Frank Mir (16-8 MMA, 14-8 UFC) and Alistair Overeem (36-13 MMA, 1-2 UFC) will be handed a pink-slip from the organization. “It appears that way,” stated the UFC President Dana White to reporters on Monday. “I don’t ever like...