62 Search Results for mike dolce

Nov 6, 2015 10:44 am

Weight specialist Lou Giordano offers service to BJ Penn and Johny Hendricks

Lou Giordano, a weight management specialist based in New Jersey has offered his service to recent Mike Dolce clients who were unhappy about Dolce’s weight and nutrition services. With both of those fighters being former UFC champions in BJ Penn and Johny Hendricks, there is a lot at stake in being the best you can...

Oct 15, 2015 12:08 pm

Johny Hendricks’ Reaction To Wife’s Surprise Baby Announcement Is Priceless

OK, so when I first started watching this video I had to laugh because it’s former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks looking at a menu and asking about food. I mean, come on. The guy’s weight issue is what everyone has been talking about and here he is getting ready to chow down on some...

Oct 1, 2015 12:41 pm

Nik Lentz Accepts Penn’s Challenge –– ‘I’ll Fight You Anytime’

On Wednesday’s episode of ‘UFC Tonight,‘ UFC Hall of Fame fighter and former two-division champion BJ Penn joined Michael Bisping and Kenny Florian for an interview. In the middle of the interview, after Florian asked about a past situation with Mike Dolce, Penn issued a challenge, telling Dolce to get his guy Nik Lentz and...

Sep 30, 2015 5:22 pm

BJ Penn Wants To Return And Fight Nik Lentz At Featherweight

UFC Hall of Famer and former two-division champion BJ ‘The Prodigy’ Penn just appeared on Wednesday night’s episode of ‘UFC Tonight’ and announced that he wants to return to the UFC and fight Nik Lentz at featherweight. Penn explained his reasoning, saying that he’s sick of hearing about Mike Dolce and wants to fight Lentz, who...


Aug 6, 2014 5:20 pm

One Month Removed; Penn Breaks his Silence

It’s been exactly one month since we saw The Prodigy “SCRAP” for the last time inside the famed UFC octagon, that same octagon in which he helped build. The fight, Penn’s third battle against fellow former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar, was what many are calling his worst performance to-date. And for the first time...

Mar 3, 2014 11:05 am

Is UFC Fight Pass Worth The Cost? An In-Depth Review

With the UFC Fight Pass now behind a pay-wall, and two live events in the book, it’s time to judge the service’s worth. Back at the end of 2013, the UFC officially announced  the program, promising three key components: live events, access to the UFC’s fight library, and a slew of original UFC programming, for...

Feb 8, 2014 12:23 pm

2013 World MMA Award winners

The 2013 World MMA Award winners were announced yesterday during a black-tie ceremony at the Venetian and Palazzo Resort, Hotel & Casinos in Las Vegas. UFC heavyweight contender Travis “Hapa” Browne took home a pair of the evenings awards, including the fan voted “Breakthrough Fighter of the Year,” as well as the award for “Comeback...

Jan 3, 2014 6:47 pm

Din Thomas Starting MMA Scouting Company

Din Thomas made his MMA debut in 1998, and fought for 16 years before deciding to retire on Jan. 2. Now, he is giving back to the sport that he made his career in and is starting an MMA scouting company to search for new talent. “We started a project called MMA Scouting Report,” Thomas...

Nov 8, 2013 8:54 am

QUICK TWITT | Johny Hendricks Cuts Over 45 Pounds to Make Welterweight

Arguably the hardest hitting fighter at 170 lbs., Johny Hendricks revealed Thursday night on Twitter just how he gets so much power behind his hands: the fighter cuts over 45 pounds to make the division limit of 170.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA   If you have ever wondered what gives UFC welterweight contender Johny...

Oct 21, 2013 12:35 pm

Dana White Claims BJ Penn is ‘almost’ On Weight Already

A few weeks ago we announced that BJ Penn will be returning to the cage as the UFC’s latest addition to their featherweight division. Having contested his last four-bouts at 170 pounds, MMA fans and pundits have been wondering how the former two-division champion will handle the cut down two weight classes. With ‘The Ultimate...

Oct 17, 2013 9:27 am

UFC 166: Hector Lombard reportedly struggling with first weight cut to 170lbs

    By Evan Stoumbelis Former Bellator Middleweight champion Hector Lombard decided to make the jump to Welterweight in March after losing to Yushin Okami. Lombard had gone 1-2 in the UFC, with his only UFC win coming by way of KO over Rousimar Palhares. Lombard is working with nutritionist guru Mike Dolce on the...

Aug 8, 2013 3:40 pm

Nik Lentz used $65,000 ‘FOTN’ bonus for father’s life-saving operation

Kevin Iole has for years chronicled MMA with great depth for Yahoo Sports. In this must-read piece for any true fan of the sport, he details how UFC featherweight Nik Lentz (24-5-2 MMA, 8-2-1 UFC) came to spend his $65,000 ‘Fight of the Night’ bonus vs. Evan Dunham at UFC on Fox 2 on January...

May 17, 2013 4:30 pm

Exclusive | Ian McCall: I offered to fight Frankie Edgar

By Evan Stoumbelis (@MMAEvan) I recently did an interview with UFC flyweight Ian “Uncle Creepy” McCall, we chatted about his future in the sport, future opponents, how he got his start in MMA, and much more. Ian’s responses are italicized. ES: First off Ian thanks for taking the time to do this interview, I really...

May 16, 2013 10:49 am

THE UFC LAUNCHES UFC FIT

The secrets of the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s elite athletes are finally revealed in UFC FIT – the UFC’s first ever in-home fitness and nutrition program. Developed with renowned strength and conditioning coach Mike Dolce, UFC FIT is a lifestyle program based on the same methods the world’s greatest athletes use to prepare for the OctagonTM....

May 9, 2013 10:40 am

Cyborg turned down Rousey fight over money, not weight

Many believe that Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos and her management team turned down the fight with Ronda Rousey for not being able to cut to 135 pounds, but it was due to money and having the right contract. MMAfigthing.com revealed the reason why Cyborg and her management team turned down the fight. In Fall 2012, nutrition...

Apr 10, 2013 8:54 am

Hector Lombard Considering Weight Cut to Welterweight

Hector Lombard is looking for a fresh start in a new weight class. Lombard (32-4) had a successful run in middleweight class outside the Ultimate Fighting Championship, but the “Lightning” holds a 1-2 record in the organization. After he goes under the knife for a nose surgery, Lombard is considering dropping to welterweight. Lombard broke...

Feb 12, 2013 11:54 am

Cyborg on Rousey: “She’s running from me” | UFC NEWS

In a recent interview with Fight Hub TV, Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos discussed her request for release from Zuffa as well as the ongoing verbal banter between herself and current UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion, Ronda Rousey. In the video, Cyborg remains adamant that she will not drop to 135.  She suggests that she could make 140...

Jan 19, 2013 10:29 am

Ortiz Ready To Get Cyborg Down To 135 But Doesn’t Want It To Kill Her | UFC NEWS

UFC hall-of-famer and former light-heavyweight champion, Tito Oriz, has taken to the world of fighter management and seems to be treating his star athlete, Cyborg Santos, much like he took to his own career. After being self managed for the majority of his fighting life, “The Huntington Beach Bad Boy” built a reputation for his...

Sep 8, 2012 11:09 am

How Fast Is Vitor? Faster Than A Lightweight Says Trainer

On September 22nd Vitor Belfort comes up a weight-division to face the champion, Jon Jones on just 4-weeks notice. “The Phenom” is promising his best, and his coach, Mike Dolce, tells UFC.com where they think he has the advantage in the bout. “The Monday before the fight he’ll probably weigh between 210 and 212. Our...

Apr 20, 2012 1:00 pm

EXCLUSIVE | John Alessio, "I'm going to make Mark Bocek work for everything"

By Sean McClure: John Alessio has been on a roller coaster ride since his mixed martial arts career started back in 1998. He has competed in the UFC, WEC, PRIDE, KOTC, MFC and DREAM organizations. Allesio has pieced together a very impressive overall record of 34 wins and 14 losses. While his attempts in the...

Mar 2, 2012 9:52 am

Quick Twitt | How Much Did Thiago Alves Gain After Weigh-Ins? | Find Out Here

We all know that fighters cut weight in order to make their required weight limit to fight. However often times we can only speculate as to how much weight they cut and how much they walk in the cage weighing on fight night. For Thiago Alves, one of the larger welterweights in the UFC, those...

Nov 9, 2011 8:00 am

Thiago Alves: “I will be a world champion”

“I’m definitely a new person with a new mentality. I learn a lot throughout this camp for this fight and I’ve got the right people with me. I’ve got Mike Dolce doing my strength and conditioning as well as my nutrition and I’ve got the best coaches in the business over at American Top Team...