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Jul 1, 2012 9:47 pm

Nogueira Does Not Want To Rush His Return To The Octagon | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister After having to cancel his UFC 149 bout with Cheick Kongo Antonio Rodrigo “Minotauro” Nogueira has continued to work hard on his physiotherapy sessions for his arm which was broken by Frank Mir at UFC 140. In an interview with TATAME Big Nog discusses his return and rehabilitation. “We don’t have a...

Jul 1, 2012 1:23 pm

Siyar Bahadurzada Injured, Matt Riddle In vs. Chris Clements at UFC 149 | UFC NEWS

By Jonathan Kirschner The injury bug has struck again. Michael Bisping, Thiago Alves, Yoshihiro Akiyama, Thiago Silva, Jose Aldo and George Roop were all expected to fight at the UFC 149 card in Calgary, Alberta but were all forced off the card due to injuries. Now, you can add Siyar Bahadurzada to that list. UFC...

Jun 27, 2012 9:56 am

Jon “Bones” Jones nominated for Best Fighter ESPY | UFC NEWS

UFC Light Heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones has been nominated for a 2012 ESPY Award in the category of Best Fighter. Other nominees in this category are UFC Middleweight champion Anderson Silva, WBC Welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather, Jr., and current WBA and WBC Middleweight champion Andre Ward. Mayweather won the Best Fighter award in 2007,...

Jun 19, 2012 1:39 pm

Six Fight Main Card Set For UFC 148 | UFC News

July 7 at the MGM Garden Arena Las Vegas, NV – A grudge match main event between Middleweight Champ Anderson Silva and rival Chael Sonnen  takes center stage.   Co-main event Tito Ortiz’s final match with fellow former light heavyweight champ Forest Griffin and a six bout line up for UFC 148 instead of the usual...

Jun 15, 2012 12:13 pm

Pro Wrestling Not Out Of The Question For Frank Mir | UFC NEWS

According to his conversation with Reuben Villagracia of The Chronicle Journal, UFC Heavyweight Frank Mir is “not opposed to the idea” of pro wrestling. Although he’d like to have a career in MMA broadcasting when he retires from the octagon, he considers a career in professional wrestling despite his lack of gymnastic talent. “I like...

Jun 10, 2012 11:12 am

Dana White Calls For Fighters To Tone It Down, Stop Getting Injured | UFC NEWS

Injury is nothing new to mixed martial arts.  Recently, there seems to be flood of UFC fighters pulling out of their bouts.  Major fights are being changed due to injured fighters like Brian Stann, Thiago Alves, Jon Fitch, Vitor Belfort, Dominick Cruz, Michael Bisping, and now Jose Aldo.  Matchmaker Joe Silva and UFC President Dana...

Jun 9, 2012 11:29 am

GSP vs. Condit, Kampmann vs. Hendricks In The Works For UFC 154 | UFC NEWS

UFC president Dana White announced Friday following UFC on FX 3 -Johnson vs. McCall an expected headliner between interim welterweight champ Carlos Condit and welterweight champ Georges St-Pierre and co-main event Johny Hendricks vs. Martin Kampmann in the works for UFC 154 on Nov. 17 at Bell Centre in Montreal. The welterweight bout represents a contingency in the...

Jun 6, 2012 5:59 am

Machida Talks About His Fight With Bader And Training In Los Angeles | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Lyoto Machida in an interview with TATAME. Machida is currently in Los Angeles, California training for the Ryan Bader fight. “Well, I came to stay here for a couple of months, but I’m really liking the training here. It’s pretty intense, many guys helping me out here, like Rafael, Johnson, Werdum, Babalu...

Jun 5, 2012 4:04 am

Three Bouts Added To UFC 150 | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister The UFC has added three bouts to UFC 150 in Denver on August 11th. A Featherweight bout featuring Nik Lentz and Eiji Mitsuoka. Nik Lentz makes his Featherweight debut after going (0-2) in his past two bouts, he is set to face Eiji Mitsuoka who was defeated by Takanori Gomi in his...

Jun 3, 2012 2:00 am

Jon Fitch Latest Fighter Out Due To Injury | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Jon Fitch is the latest fighter forced out of a bout due to injury. Fitch has suffered a knee injury in training which takes him out of the July 11th UFC On Fuel TV 4 card where he was set to face Aaron Simpson. Sources close to the match-up confirmed the news...

May 27, 2012 1:07 am

Jason "Mayhem" Miller Cut From UFC After Backstage Incident | UFC NEWS

By Jonathan Kirschner Despite being only two fights into his most recent UFC run, Jason “Mayhem” Miller has been released by the company and is “done” with all Zuffa owned promotions after a backstage incident. Dana White made the announcement during the UFC 146 post-fight press conference on Saturday night. After confirming that Miller had...

May 23, 2012 8:37 am

Patrick vs. Head Added To UFC 149 Card | UFC NEWS

A welterweight fighter between James Head (8-2) and Claude Patrick (14-2) has been booked to UFC 149 on July 21, at Calgary’s Scotiabank Saddledome in Alberta Canada. Head looks to build momentum as he comes off an exciting fight with Papy Abedi in Stockholm, Sweden back in April. Head won that fight with a submission...

May 23, 2012 8:04 am

UFC 150 | Jared Hamman vs. Michael Kuiper Booked | UFC NEWS

Jared Hamman (13-4) is rumored to be taking on Michael Kuiper (11-1) in a middleweight fight scheduled to take place at UFC 150 on August 11th In Denver Colorado at the Pepsi Center. Hamman’s management team at Alchemist Management recently announced the fight but UFC officials have yet to confirm it. Hamman is looking to...

May 22, 2012 6:15 pm

Herb Dean Set To Oversee Dos Santos vs. Mir at UFC 146 | UFC NEWS

By Jonathan Kirschner As the date approaches for UFC Heavyweight Champion Junior Dos Santos and Frank Mir to battle in the middle of the octagon, a referee for the bout has officially been assigned. In a meeting held on Monday, the Nevada State Athletic Commission confirmed that veteran MMA referee Herb Dean would be officiating...

Apr 27, 2012 6:27 pm

Thiago Tavares vs. Dennis Hallman set for UFC 150!

By Chase Raymond: A sure treat for fight fans has been added to UFC 150 with the announcement of Dennis Hallman (51-14-2 MMA, 4-5 UFC) vs. Thiago Tavares (17-4-1 MMA, 7-4-1 UFC). The 36-year-old Hallman seems to have had career resurgence with an 8-2 record over the last five and a half years. One of...

Apr 26, 2012 3:00 pm

Jon Jones Draws Big With 700,000 PPV Buys | Proves Star Power | UFC NEWS

By Lynn Mitchell: Jon Jones is materializing as star who can sell pay per views.  The recent stats show a whopping 700,000 pay per view buys – this is huge in today’s market.  The rivalry with Rashad played a big factor.   Evans is already a proven draw with 1 million plus buys for UFC 114’s Rashad...

Apr 22, 2012 12:41 am

UFC 145: Jones vs. Evans Photo Gallery | UFC NEWS

UFC 145 has concluded and boy did it deliver the raw pay-per-view excitement that only the UFC can bring. In the main event it was Jon Jones who was able to defend his title and take out Rashad Evans via unanimous decision after an impressive five round battle. From top to bottom it was a...

Apr 21, 2012 1:06 am

UFC 146 | Mir Promoted To Main Event Against JDS | UFC NEWS

UFC Boss man Dana White releases a tweet-bomb saying,“Taking off to Atlanta!!!! May 26 the Mir vs JDS for the Heavyweight title in Las Vegasat the MGM Grand”. This comes as a surprise considering the fact that Alistair Overeem who was slated to face Junior Dos Santos on May 26th at UFC 146 and is set to...