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Dec 16, 2011 12:30 pm

UFC NEWS – Gabe Gonzaga Returns To Face Ednaldo Oliveira At UFC 142

Former UFC heavyweight title challenger, Gabriel Gonzaga received an early Christmas present from the UFC today in the form of a new 4-fight contract. Previously cut from the promotion after consecutive losses to Junior Dos Santos and Brendan Schaub, the big man finally gets to return to his promotional home after more than a year...

Dec 16, 2011 9:44 am

UFC NEWS – UFC 142: Broughton & Bahadurzada Out With Injuries

UFC 142 has taken a hit today. We reported just moments ago of the removal of Paulo Thiago and Stanislov Nedkov from UFC 142 and now the UFC has announced two more withdrawals from their return trip to Brazil. Both Rob Broughton and Siyar Bahadurzada have been forced off the card due to injuries suffered...


Dec 14, 2011 6:45 am

UFC NEWS – UFC 142 Prelims To Air on FX

Up until yesterday afternoon the UFC 142 preliminary card had no broadcast home. While the UFC has plans to feature all preliminary fights on FUEL TV in 2012, FUEL officials advised that if for some reason a card would not fit within their broadcast calendar an alternative FOX affiliate would be selected. For that reason,...

Dec 12, 2011 2:30 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC 142 Main Card Set With Five Fights

Jose Aldo’s supporting cast has been officially put together for the UFC 142 card set to go down in Brazil next month. UFC 142 is set to go down on Jan. 14 from Rio de Janeiro’s HSBC Arena. In the main event is a featherweight title fight between Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes. The main...

Nov 25, 2011 8:27 am

UFC NEWS – Omigawa vs. Alcantara Added To UFC 142 Card

A featherweight bout between Michihiro Omigawa and Yuri Alcantara has been added to the already stacked UFC 142 card set for January. UFC 142 is expected to go down on Jan. 14 from Rio de Janeiro’s HSBC Arena. However, the event itself has yet to be officially announced by the UFC. Booked in what is...

Nov 22, 2011 1:55 pm

UFC NEWS – Paulo Thiago vs. Mike Pyle Booked For UFC 142 In Brazil

A welterweight clash between two top talents has been booked for the UFC’s return trip to Brazil this upcoming January. UFC 142 is expected to go down on Jan. 14 from Rio de Janeiro’s HSBC Arena. However, the event itself has yet to be officially announced by the UFC. Booked in what is expected to...

Nov 16, 2011 5:00 am

UFC NEWS – Palhares Returns Against Massenzio At UFC 142 In Brazil

The UFC matchmaking department has been busy this week, booking fight after fight for the first quarter of 2012. The latest of which is headed for the UFC’s return trip to Brazil this upcoming January in a bout scheduled in the middleweight division between Rousimar Palhares and Mike Massenzio. UFC officials announced the matchup this...

Nov 14, 2011 1:06 pm

UFC NEWS – Bahadurzada vs. Silva & Maldonado vs. Nedkov Added To UFC 142 In Brazil

The ever growing roster for the UFC’s return trip to Brazil on Jan. 14 has just got two new additions. Welterweight fighters Siyar Bahadurzada and Erick Silva have agreed to square off as have light-heavyweights Stanislav Nedkov and Fabio Maldonado. UFC 142 is expected to go down on Jan. 14 from Rio de Janeiro’s HSBC...

Nov 8, 2011 9:08 am

Terry Etim Meets Edson Barboza At UFC 142

UFC 142 gets the addition of one more intriguing lightweight matchup and it comes in the form of Terry Etim vs. Edson Barboza. UFC officials confirmed the news earlier this afternoon. UFC 142 is expected to go down on Jan. 14 from Rio de Janeiro’s HSBC Arena. However, the event itself has yet to be...

Nov 8, 2011 9:06 am

Sam Stout vs. Thiago Tavares Set For UFC 142 In Brazil

UFC officials took to twitter this afternoon to announce a lightweight bout between the rising Sam Stout and Thiago Tavares. UFC 142 is expected to go down on Jan. 14 from Rio de Janeiro’s HSBC Arena. However, the event itself has yet to be officially announced by the UFC. Featherweights Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes...

Nov 1, 2011 11:56 am

Anthony Johnson moves To middleweight to take on Vitor Belfort at UFC 142

In a somewhat startling development, the oversized welterweight Anthony “Rumble” Johnson has agreed to move up in weight to take on Vitor Belfort in Brazil this upcoming January. UFC officials confirmed the booking this afternoon. “Verbal agreements in for what should be an explosive matchup as powerhouse Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson moves up to middleweight to...

Nov 1, 2011 8:20 am

Jose Aldo vs. Chad Mendes Booked For UFC 142

The UFC has set in motion plans to bring another Brazilian champion to his native soil for a title-fight of epic proportions. According to reports, Jose Aldo has agreed to defend his UFC featherweight title against long-time number one contender, Chad Mendes. UFC 142 is expected to go down on Jan. 14 from Rio de...

Jan 14, 2012 10:17 pm

UFC NEWS – Anthony Johnson Is Getting Cut Says UFC President

[box_light] “Rumble Johnson did the damage to himself. To be that unprofessional to not come in on weight and that far off when you used to fight at 170, now you went to 185 pounds so you wouldn’t have trouble making weight and this is your worst weight cut ever? It’s a detriment to himself....

Jan 14, 2012 9:58 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC Gives Palhares Etim and Barboza Fight Night Bonus Awards

UFC 142 went down tonight from Rio de Janeiro’s HSBC Arena. In the main event featherweight weight champion Jose Aldo put his belt on the line against the undefeated Team Alpha Male product, Chad Mendes and with one second left in the first round knocked out the Sacramento resident to retain his title. In the...

Jan 14, 2012 9:00 am

UFC NEWS – The “Rumble” Saga: Johnson Makes Fight Day Weight Of 204.2 Lbs. – Job On The Line Even With Victory For Unapologetic “Rumble”

The biggest news coming out of the “UFC 142: Aldo vs. Mendes” lead up came to us yesterday when it was announced Anthony “Rumble” Johnson had put tonight’s co-main event in jeopardy with missing weight. He came in at 197 pounds for his middleweight (185lb) contest with Vitor Belfort. To that his manager Glen Robinson...

Jan 12, 2012 3:03 pm

UFC NEWS – Kenny Florian May Be Forced Into Early Retirement With Back Injury

Three time UFC title challenger, Kenny “Kenflo” Florian has reportedly suffered a back in jury that may force him out of competition and into retirement. The Boston Herald has the scoop:   [box_light] Florian has dealt with back problems throughout his career, but suffered a new injury in November while lifting weights. Having already planned...

Jan 12, 2012 2:22 pm

UFC NEWS – Chad Mendes: Urijah Is My Mentor, But We Are Different

[box_light] “Urijah is my mentor and he’s played a key role in helping me develop a strategy for this fight. He knows where Jose is strong and where he’s not. But Urijah’s style and my style are completely different. He shoots a lot of single legs and has incredible speed. For me, I have an...