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Nov 1, 2012 11:26 am

Alistair Overeem: “JDS is afraid of me” | UFC News

UFC heavyweight and top contender, Alistair Overeem, recently told a Dutch website that he believes current UFC heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos is afraid of him. “JDS” has been quite vocal in his statements lately saying that the currently suspended Overeem does not deserve an immediate title shot upon his return. However, it has been proposed...

Oct 25, 2012 9:37 am

Michael Johnson vs. Myles Jury added to UFC 155 | UFC News

A lightweight showdown between Michael Johnson (12-6 MMA, 4-2 UFC) and Myles Jury (10-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) has been added to the UFC’s year-end card in Las Vegas, Nevada. Johnson has won three straight fights, this after starting his UFC career by going 1-2. His latest win came over Danny Castillo at UFC on FX 5...

Oct 23, 2012 11:48 am

JDS Not Happy With Sonnen, Overeem Title Shots | UFC NEWS

“It’s kind of out of order. Nowadays, the UFC is prioritizing those fights which will sell well. A prime example of this was Chael Sonnen, who sold his fight very well. Overeem has followed the same path. But, for me, bring it on. I do not run from any challenge, I know I can beat...


Oct 21, 2012 5:52 pm

Erik Koch vs. Ricardo Lamas set for UFC 155 in Las Vegas | UFC News

A key featherweight match-up between Erik “New Breed” Koch (13-1 MMA, 2-0 UFC) and Ricardo Lamas (12-2 MMA, 3-0 UFC) is set to go down at UFC 155 in Las Vegas. Koch was originally slated to face featherweight champion Jose Aldo at UFC 149 in July, but an injury to Aldo put Koch on the...

Oct 19, 2012 10:51 am

Phil Davis Fills In For Chael Sonnen Against Forrest Griffin At UFC 155 | UFC NEWS

When Chael Sonnen got the call to host “The Ultimate Fighter” season 17 opposite Jon Jones he was forced to bow out of his scheduled UFC 155 bout with former UFC light-heavyweight champion Forrest Griffin. The UFC has scrambled and now just announced that Phil “Mr. Wonderful” Davis has agreed to step in as his...

Oct 19, 2012 10:41 am

NSAC Hits Carwin & Nelson With Out Of Competition Drug Test | UFC NEWS

The Nevada State Athletic Commission has requested out-of-competition drug screenings from “The Ultimate Fighter” season 16 coaches, Shane Carwin and Roy Nelson. The last occurrence of such testing was when Alistair Overeem was scheduled to fight Junior dos Santos on an all heavyweight UFC pay-per-view. In the aftermath it was found that the UFC’s number...

Oct 8, 2012 12:42 pm

VIDEO | Cain Velasquez: ‘My only loss is eating at me’ | UFC NEWS

Former UFC heavyweight champion, Cain Velasquez, recently took part in a fan Q&A for the UFC. While up on stage the hard hitting heavyweight discussed his only career defeat at the hands of Junior dos Santos and where he stands on the current state of his career. This must see video interview can be found...

Sep 27, 2012 12:38 pm

Carwin suffers knee injury, still expected to face Nelson at TUF 16 Finale | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor UFC heavyweight Shane Carwin recently suffered a knee injury during wrestling practice and was forced to withdraw from his autograph signing during this weekend’s UFC on FUEL TV 5 event in Nottingham, England. However, reports indicate that Carwin suffered no major damage to his knee and is still expected to compete against...

Sep 13, 2012 2:04 pm

Belcher vs. Okami II Booked For UFC 155 | UFC NEWS

A middleweight contest between Alan Belcher and Yushin Okami has been booked for the UFC’s year-end-show in Las Vegas. For the two middleweights this bout is a rematch from way back in 2006 where Okami was able to best Belcher via decision at UFC 62. MMAfighting.com was the first to report the match. UFC 155...

Sep 13, 2012 8:03 am

George St. Pierre "It’s hard to finish a guy who doesn’t fight to win." | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor Since 2007, every time George St. Pierre (22-2 MMA, 16-2 UFC) has stepped inside the octagon, it has been to face the second best welterweight fighter in the world. The UFC welterweight champion, St. Pierre, has gone to the judges’ scorecards in five of his past six outings, including his latest victory over Jake Shields at...

Sep 13, 2012 6:25 am

Chris Leben vs. Carlos Vemola booked for UFC 155 in Las Vegas | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor Chris Leben, who was given a year-long suspension by the UFC in November of 2011 after testing positive for prescription painkillers oxycodone and oxymorphone after his UFC 138 main event loss to Mark Munoz in England, now has an official return date and opponent. Leben (22-8 MMA, 12-7 UFC) will return to the octagon...

Sep 8, 2012 2:33 pm

Chris Weidman vs. Tim Boetsch set for UFC 155 in Las Vegas | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor UFC executives officially announced that a middleweight showdown between Chris Weidman (9-0 MMA, 5-0 UFC) and Tim Boetsch (16-4 MMA, 7-3 UFC) will take place at UFC 155 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The NCAA Division I All-American wrestler, Weidman, will be looking to solidify himself as the #1 contender to Anderson Silva’s middleweight...

Sep 3, 2012 2:01 pm

Bisping Picks Silva Over GSP and JDS over Jones In Hypothetical Super Fights

“It is a business and I think Anderson vs. GSP would be astronomical numbers. I think Jones vs. JDS (Junior dos Santos) would be awesome too. Everyone wants to see champ vs. champ… I think Anderson beats GSP and Jon Jones; and JDS beats Jones.” In an interview with mmaweekly.com, UFC middleweight fighter Michael Bisping...

Sep 3, 2012 11:58 am

BJPenn.Com Exclusive: Daniel Cormier on Frank Mir, Josh Barnett and Fighting in the UFC

  After Daniel Cormier defeated former UFC Heavyweight Champion Josh Barnett and captured the Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix Championship, fans and media alike knew a star was born. In his last three fights Cormier has beaten Jeff Monson, Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva and of course Barnett. Those are three fighters who have a hell of lot...

Aug 31, 2012 11:17 am

Matt Mitrione vs Phil De Fries Slated for UFC 155 | UFC News

UFC officials on Friday announced a heavyweight bout between Matt Mitrione and Phil De Fries is added on the UFC 155 fight card. Matt Mitrione was originally scheduled to be part of UFC on Fox 4 opposite Rob Broughton then talks of rescheduling  the match up for UFC on FX 5 but the bout was...

Aug 20, 2012 1:48 pm

Joe Lauzon vs. Gray Maynard set for UFC 155 | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor UFC officials announced today that a lightweight bout between Joe Lauzon (22-7 MMA, 9-4 UFC) and Gray Maynard (11-1-1 MMA, 9-1-1 UFC) has been targeted for UFC 155. The event has not been made official by the UFC but it is expected that UFC 155 will take place December 29th in Las Vegas, Nevada. Lauzon earned...

Aug 17, 2012 7:18 am

JDS to be Ambassador to Salvador at FIFA World Cup

UFC Heavyweight Champion, Junior dos Santos used his Twitter account to announce that he will be the ambassador for the city of Salvador, Bahia, at FIFA’s World Cup in 2014, takes place in Brazil.

Aug 16, 2012 7:49 am

UFC and Fox Put Together A Year End Event Sure to Satisfy the Masses

The UFC and Fox certainly hit a homerun with the three blockbuster bouts they have booked for their year-end card scheduled for December 8th. The first year of this historic partnership has certainly had its share of growing pains, but it looks as though the duo is finally starting to understand what fights the fans...

Aug 14, 2012 6:12 am

BJPenn.Com Exclusive: Shane Carwin on His Injuries, Coaching TUF and Roy Nelson

The last time UFC fans saw former UFC Interim Heavyweight Champion Shane Carwin he had stepped in on short notice as a replacement for Brock Lesnar against current UFC Heavyweight Champion Junior Dos Santos at UFC 131 last June. The winner would then go on to face heavyweight kingpin Cain Velasquez for a shot at...

Aug 7, 2012 2:22 am

Mir Thinks Cormier Bout Is 'A Positive Step Forward' | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Frank Mir comments in an interview with MMAFighting. In his last bout he attempted to take the UFC Heavyweight Title from Champion Junior Dos Santos. Mir was unsuccessful in his challenge being knocked out in the second round, in his next bout he will attempt to dethrone the Strikeforce Heavyweight Champion Daniel...