1051 Search Results for ufc 163

Jun 13, 2013 8:51 am

Jose Aldo Plans On Making Pettis Regret Drop To Featherweight

“I will prove that he should have stayed at lightweight and not drop down. After the fight, he will regret having fallen down to featherweight. I’m adapted, I always fought here. We have to respect, but here is our world and we will show who we are.” In a recent interview with, Brazilian Media outlet...

Jun 12, 2013 10:01 am

“Bones” Leaning Toward Fall Return, Fight Against “The Mauler”

By JAKE CHASTAIN | Apparently Jon Jones’ toe is healing up rather nicely and the current UFC Light Heavyweight Champion is looking to return before the end of  the year and wants to defend his strap for a record setting sixth time (UFC light heavyweight). According to Ariel Helwani on last night’s episode of FUEL...

Jun 10, 2013 8:54 am

Aldo: Pettis cut in line for title shot; I might as well do the same thing

Former lightweight contender Anthony “Showtime” Pettis (16-2 MMA, 3-1 UFC) is set to face off with UFC featherweight champ Jose Aldo (22-1 MMA, 4-0 UFC) at UFC 163 this August in Brazil. This weekend Aldo was asked for his thoughts regarding Pettis dropping down to 145lbs and receiving an immediate title shot, thus pushing aside...

May 29, 2013 10:39 am

Anthony Pettis: Aldo’s Never Seen Stand-Up Like Mine

“My whole career I’ve been fighting wrestlers. If you look back, all of my fights have been against wrestlers. Give me some strikers in front of me and you see how I perform. Another great reason why I chose to fight Aldo: He’s a great fighter, he’s a stand-up guy and he’s going to test...


May 28, 2013 10:08 am

Anthony Pettis Beats The Crap Out Of Brazil’s ‘Jackass’

“La Fênix porra” Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis Anthony Pettis is getting in some training with Team Diego Moraes ahead of his title shot vs. Jose Aldo at UFC 163 on Aug. 3 in Rio de Janerio, Brazil. Moraes invited La Fênix to participate in Anthony’s training, with painful results – Rogerio couldn’t sit, Minimim couldn’t eat,...

Dec 6, 2016 9:21 am

Dana White questions Donald Cerrone joining MMAAA, rips Bjorn Rebney

Last week, former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre, former bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw, former heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez, top ranked welterweight Donald Cerrone, and top ranked middleweight Tim Kennedy announced the formation of the MMA Athletes Association (MMAAA) along with former Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney. The move was a very historic one, with numerous fighters...

Dec 3, 2016 8:15 am

VIDEO | Brutal slam KO leaves fighter starched

Gerald Harris vs Aaron Cobb #Legacy63 @legacyfighting #RIP More Angles pic.twitter.com/FVMjFu3usN — Zombie Prophet (@ZPGIFs) December 3, 2016 This weekend at Legacy 63 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, UFC veteran Gerald Harris picked up a frighteningly brutal KO win as he knocked out Aaron Cobb with a slam. Harris had Cobb pressed against the fence, which he...

Dec 1, 2016 1:36 pm

No one can explain Donald Cerrone’s eye and his fight still scheduled days away

UFC fan favorite Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone shocked a lot of people last week when he posted a video of his gruesomely injured-looking eye. “What’s going on everybody, this is Cowboy,” Cerrone said in his social media post. “Before the media puts out what happened, just wanted to let you all know I’m still fighting in...

Nov 30, 2016 7:57 pm

MMA community reacts to news of MMA Athletes Association

Wednesday afternoon, the MMA community was forever changed as a group of fighters, which included former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre, former UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw, fan favorite fighter Donald Cerrone, and several others, announced the formation of the MMA Athletes Association. The news certainly left an impact on the MMA community, with numerous...

Nov 30, 2016 8:33 am

Max Holloway: ‘Stop your f***ing whining’ about Conor McGregor being stripped

Over the course of the past week, the UFC has had to fight several wildfires, on several different fronts. The first situation, was UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier withdrawing from his scheduled UFC 206 headlining bout against Anthony Johnson due to a tear in his groin. The promotion’s initial plan was to find a...

Nov 15, 2016 12:41 pm

Brendan Schaub’s bold prediction for Conor McGregor’s next opponent

While there’s no denying that top ranked lightweights Tony Ferguson and Khabib Normagomedov are both deserving of title shots, newly crowned UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor could be making his first title defense against a different opponent. That’s if former UFC heavyweight Brendan Schaub’s prediction turns out to be accurate. He spoke on The Joe...

Nov 12, 2016 8:50 pm

MMA community reacts to Yoel Romero’s KO of Chris Weidman

On the main card of UFC 205, top ranked UFC middleweight Yoel Romero made his triumphant return to the Octagon following a suspension. While Romero appeared to have lost the first round, he appeared to have found his rhythm in the second as he began to utilize his elite level wrestling more and more. In...

Nov 6, 2016 9:37 am

Pros react to Ricardo Lamas’ submission win over Charles Oliveira

On last night’s UFC Fight Night 98 main card in Mexico City, former featherweight title challenger Ricardo Lamas picked up a second-round submission victory over Charles Oliveira. Lamas was cheered on not only by the fans in attendance, but most of his fellow fighters and fans watching around the world, this after Charles Oliveira had unprofessionally missed weight...

Nov 5, 2016 11:18 am

Tom Lawlor reveals what substance he tested positive for

Recently, it was revealed that UFC middleweight Tom Lawlor had been notified of a potential USADA anti-doping violation stemming from a random out-of-competition drug test back in October. While details regarding Lawlor’s failed drug test were not made immediately available, ‘Filthy’ has now taken to social media to give an update on the situation to...

Nov 5, 2016 9:07 am

Tito Ortiz catches heat for homophobic comments towards Chael Sonnen

On January 21st, former UFC light heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz, and former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen will step into the cage under the Bellator MMA banner in a highly anticipated matchup. When Sonnen celebrated the end of his two-year suspension several months ago, it was announced that he was coming out of retirement, and...

Nov 4, 2016 1:01 pm

Eddie Alvarez rips Conor McGregor for past opponents

While Conor McGregor currently reigns as the UFC featherweight champion, and is coming off a major win over Nate Diaz at UFC 202 to avenge the only loss of his UFC career, his UFC 205 opponent, UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez, believes that McGregor hasn’t fought any big-name fighters. He spoke on the UFC 205...

Nov 1, 2016 12:58 pm

Cris Cyborg reacts to Ronda Rousey retirement talk

Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg has continued to prove herself in the UFC, as she has gone 2-0, putting on spectacular performances as she has finished both Leslie Smith, and most recently Swedish striking ace Lina Lansberg. Although she is now 2-0 inside the Octagon, both fights have been at a catchweight of 140...

Oct 28, 2016 9:00 pm

Jon Jones and Matt Mitrione engage in twitter beef!

With Jon Jones not getting any time to fight in the Octagon, the former UFC light heavyweight champion can still find a few wars to get into on the Internet. On Friday, Jones and Bellator heavyweight Matt Mitrione got into it on twitter. Mitrione posted a photo of a bartender side by side with a...

Oct 28, 2016 2:06 pm

Dominick Cruz explains gameplan for Cody Garbrandt fight

UFC bantamweight kingpin Dominick Cruz is widely believed to be one of the best fighters in the UFC. The bantamweight champion recently made his triumphant return to the Octagon earlier this year, where he reclaimed the bantamweight championship he never lost inside the Octagon. After reclaiming the championship belt, Cruz stepped into the Octagon to...

Oct 25, 2016 7:14 pm

Dana White reacts to the rumors of Michael Bisping fighting Georges St-Pierre in Toronto

Earlier this week, BJPENN.com’s Chris Taylor reported that current UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping was being targeted for a fight at December’s UFC 206 event in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. I spoke to one of Michael Bisping's coaches who told me thatthe UFC is targeting the champ to return at #UFC206 in Toronto, Canada. — Chris...

Oct 21, 2016 9:44 am

Holly Holm sends message to critics

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm has been on a bit of a skid lately. After picking up a spectacular KO win over Ronda Rousey in the main event of UFC 193 back in November of 2015 to claim the women’s bantamweight championship in an incredibly dominant performance, Holm returned to the Octagon at...

Oct 13, 2016 2:56 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Stephen Thompson weighs in on why fighting Conor McGregor is so difficult

The historic UFC 205 event takes place on November 12 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The monumental card will feature three UFC championship bouts. A women’s strawweight title fight will take place between two undefeated Polish fighters as champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk looks to defend her title for the fourth consecutive time against...

Oct 10, 2016 8:58 am

REPORT: Conor McGregor knocked out cold while sparring

Conor McGregor was allegedly knocked out cold while sparring at Straight Blast Gym while preparing for his lightweight title fight against champ Eddie Alvarez, according to a source close to the camp. MMA insider Dizz initially reported that the current featherweight champion was shaky and had a possibly broken nose when he came to. https://twitter.com/talkmma/status/785507445967822848...