662 Search Results for tito ortiz

Oct 5, 2012 10:19 am

Frank Shamrock Says Sale of Strikeforce was a Factor in His Struggle with Alcoholism | MMA NEWS

MMA pioneer Frank Shamrock recently appeared on MMA Fighting’s “The MMA Hour” where he detailed his struggles with alcoholism, saying that the sale of Strikeforce to Zuffa in 2011, combined with his genetics, left him “golfing and drinking all day.” Shamrock was promoting his new autobiography, “Uncaged: My Life as a Champion MMA Fighter.” “I...

Oct 2, 2012 1:15 pm

Forrest Griffin Post UFC 101 Suspension & Fine Kept Hush Until Now | UFC News

  Yesterday, BJPenn.com reported Forrest Griffin admitting to testing positive  for Xanax at UFC 101. Greg Sirb, Executive Director of the Pennsylvania State Athletic Commission confirms Forrest Griffin tested positive.  He was suspended for 30 days and all of the information was listed in the Association of Boxing Commissions database. Sirb states,  Griffin followed through...

Oct 1, 2012 1:44 pm

Forrest Griffin Fails Drug Test After Taking Xanax | UFC News

>Referring to his bout opposite Anderson  Silva in UFC 101, Forrest Griffin told MMA Hour. “I failed my drug test I think for Xanax.  I had a doctor’s prescription, I was just, I didn’t do it before the fight, I did it the night before, I was nervous and I couldn’t sleep.”   Griffin makes...


Sep 27, 2012 11:07 am

Cris Cyborg: Ronda Rousey Isn’t A Mixed Martial Artist | MMA NEWS

Former Strikeforce featherweight champion, Cris “Cyborg” Santos, has been lobbying and campaigning for a grudge match with bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey for months now. In this latest interview conducted by Brazil’s, nocautetransamerica, she again blasts the new face of WMMA with insults and talks about the progression of her career. Here are some highlights: Ricardo...

Sep 26, 2012 9:13 am

Kendall Grove Signs with the AFC | MMA NEWS

UFC Veteran Kendall “Da Spyder” Grove signs a multi-fight contract with the Aggression Fighting Championship (AFC). The Aggression Fighting Championship (AFC) is thrilled to announce that 13 time UFC vet and The Ultimate Fighter winner Kendall “Da Spyder” Grove has signed a multifight deal with Canada’s fastest growing promotion. Grove will debut co-headlining a stacked...

Sep 6, 2012 11:51 am

Potential Candidates for the UFC Hall of Fame

As the four year anniversary of Evan Tanner’s death approaches it got me to thinking why he’s not in the UFC Hall of Fame? I’m not about to get into an argument that there are others enshrined who are less worthy, my point is simply to state the case for Tanner as well as a...

Sep 4, 2012 9:56 pm

UFC 152| Hatred for Jon Jones is Unwarranted

It has been roughly two weeks since UFC President Dana White did the unthinkable and completely cancelled UFC 151 when light heavyweight champion Jon Jones refused to fight Chael Sonnen on 8 days notice. Immediately after an infuriated White blasted Jones and his coach Greg Jackson in the press conference, an extremely large percentage of...

Aug 20, 2012 10:32 am

Editorial | MMA Styles: BJPenn.com Edition

In the world of Mixed Martial Arts there are enough different disciplines to make for interesting fights. Machida’s karate, Mir’s jiu jitsu, and Jon Jones’s super humman powers are prime examples. Though impressive as those skill sets are alone, it’s usually not the disciplines that garner a win for a fighter, but rather the way...

Aug 14, 2012 8:59 pm

Chael Sonnen to Face Forrest Griffin in December | UFC NEWS

Longtime UFC middleweight contender Chael Sonnen will be testing the waters at 205 lbs. when he takes on light heavyweight Forrest Griffin at UFC 155 in December. Sonnen announced the fight as a guest on “UFC Tonight” on Tuesday. The “American Gangster” is coming off a loss to UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva at UFC...

Aug 14, 2012 6:06 am

Jones Says Hendo May Have To Worry About His One-Punch Knockout Power | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister UFC Light-Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones comments to FUEL TV. Jones is set to defend his title against former PRIDE and Strikeforce Champion Dan Henderson and he admits Henderson is not someone to be taken lightly. “Dan Henderson’s right up there, I think he ranks as high as anybody I’ve fought in 2011....

Jul 31, 2012 7:50 am

Bader Relishes The Role Of Underdog Going Into Machida Bout | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Ryan Bader comments in an interview with MMAWeekly. Bader faced the current Light-Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones at UFC 126 and was finished in the first round. Following the loss he faced Tito Ortiz at UFC 132 and was heavily favored to beat Ortiz however Ortiz managed to upset the odds and finished...

Jul 18, 2012 10:04 am

Fertitta Breaks Down The Most Important UFC Battles In History | UFC NEWS

The UFC has its fair share of memorable moments unforgettable icons. But where do these historic fights stack up in the eyes of UFC owner, Lorenzo Fertitta? Dave Deibert of Postmedia News shared his top ten list with Fertitta at UFC 148 to get his opinion on these 10 historic fights that helped define the...

Jul 9, 2012 4:04 pm

UFC 148: Silva vs. Sonnen II Salary Report | UFC NEWS

The Nevada State Athletic Commission released the official list of disclosed salaries for last Saturday’s UFC 148 pay-per-view event. UFC 148: Silva vs. Sonnen II took place from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada last Saturday. In the main event Anderson Silva successfully defended his middleweight title for the second time against...

Jul 8, 2012 6:57 am

UFC 148 Full Results: Silva stops Sonnen in 2nd

Main Card (Live on PPV, 10:00 PM) -Anderson Silva defeated Chael Sonnen by TKO (Ref Stoppage, 2nd Round, 1:55) -Forrest Griffin defeated Tito Ortiz by Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) -Cung Le defeated Patrick Cote by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) -Demian Maia defeated Dong Hyun Kim by TKO (Injury Stoppage, 1st Round, 0:47) -Chad...

Jul 5, 2012 4:33 pm

Taylor vs Baroni | UFC 148 Edition | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor The biggest rematch in UFC history is just days away, as Chael Sonnen and Anderson Silva will once again do battle for the UFC middleweight title on July 7th at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Anderson Silva was recently quoted as saying that he’s going to “break Chael...

Jul 2, 2012 1:40 am

UFC 148: Silva vs Sonnen 2 Media Conference Call (Audio)

The fireworks came early for the upcoming July 7 fight card as Anderson Silva unleashed on opponent Chael Sonnen during the UFC 148 pre-fight conference call. Silva opened up on Sonnen verbally in a way he’s never done before. Sonnen was also on the call as well as UFC President Dana White, Tito Ortiz and...

Jun 30, 2012 7:14 pm

Forrest Griffin Hints That Retirement Is Near | UFC NEWS

By Jonathan Kirschner Earlier in June, Forrest Griffin mentioned that he would retire from life if he loses to Tito Ortiz in their rubber-match. Always one to joke, Griffin is also known for being very “matter of fact”, giving blunt and honest answers. In a recent interview with ESPN, Griffin addressed how much longer he...

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...