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Feb 1, 2012 6:15 am

UFC NEWS | GSP Set To Host Friday’s UFC Fight Club Q&A In Vegas

Heads up UFC Fight Club members headed to Vegas this week for the UFC 143 festivities. As confirmed with event officials, UFC welterweight champion, Georges St-Pierre is set to host the pre-weigh-in Fight Club member Q&A this Friday from the Mandalay Bay Events Center. Doors open at 1 p.m. local time and the welterweight champ...

Jan 30, 2012 2:11 pm

UFC NEWS | Countdown To “UFC 143: Diaz vs. Condit” Airs Tomorrow On Fuel TV

Tomorrow, the UFC and FUEL TV are set to air the Countdown to UFC 143 special tomorrow. Starting at 9 p.m. ET the show will debut tomorrow (Tuesday, Jan 31.) and will replay throughout the week. (check your local listings for replays) While this weekend’s “UFC 143: Diaz vs. Condit” event is also getting the...

Jan 27, 2012 8:43 am

UFC NEWS | Reminder | UFC Primetime Diaz vs. Condit Episode 2 Airs Tonight

The UFC and FX TV are airing “Primetime: Diaz vs. Condit” episode 2 tonight. The second of three installments, the UFC “Primetime: Diaz vs. Condit” special takes you inside both camps in anticipation for their UFC 143 welterweight title fight. Airing tonight at 11 p.m. ET/ 8 p.m. PT, the show will be available for...


Jan 12, 2012 1:35 pm

UFC NEWS – 2011 Salary Report For 337 UFC Fighters

2011 was a hallmark year for the world’s biggest and best Mixed Martial Arts promotion. They expanded to new territories, set record gate and attendance figures and launched a revolutionary TV deal. Safe to say the UFC had a great 2011. In an interesting report from mma-manifesto.com, 337 UFC fighters who fought for the promotion...

Dec 26, 2011 12:50 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC 143's Fabricio Werdum Looking To Finish Roy Nelson

“There’s no easy fight anymore. Everybody knows a little bit of everything: Jiu-Jitsu, Wrestling, Boxing, and Muay Thai. It’s a different time we’re living in. Nelson knocked Cro Cop out, he has a very strong right hand, sharp Boxing, but I’ll impose my rhythm and play by my game plan until I tire him out....

Dec 21, 2011 4:30 am

UFC NEWS – Junior Dos Santos to Host Special Q&A at UFC 141

On Thursday Dec. 29th, “UFC 141: Lesnar vs. Overeem” will host a special Q&A session with UFC heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos prior to weigh-ins at Las Vegas’ MGM Grand Garden Arena. UFC Fight Club members will have access to the UFC’s fan club activities starting at 4 p.m. EST. The Q&A session is available...

Dec 20, 2011 1:40 pm

UFC NEWS – Dana White: " I don't know how Nogueira sleeps at night"

“[Nogueira] was two punches away from winning that fight [against Frank Mir]. Instead he passed the guard and tried to apply a guillotine on Frank Mir. Nobody understood that. He will regret that decision for the rest of life. It was his fight. It was finished. I do not know how he sleeps after that.”...

Dec 20, 2011 8:54 am

UFC NEWS – Herb Dean Had Hoped "Big Nog" Would Tap Before Eventual Arm Break

“In my mind, I was hoping that he would tap. Like, ‘Please, please make this easy for me. That looks like it’s on.’ I definitely [had a] heightened awareness at that time. I was really focused on that arm. But that’s how Antonio became who he is — he didn’t get there by giving up....

Dec 14, 2011 2:24 pm

UFC NEWS: Werdum Set To Return Against Big Country At UFC 143

Top 10 heavyweight fighter, Fabricio Werdum is making a comeback to the UFC against Roy Nelson on Super Bowl weekend. UFC 143 is set to take place at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas on February 4th. Nick Diaz will face Carlos Condit for the UFC’s interim welterweight title live on pay-per-view. After...

Dec 13, 2011 11:48 am

UFC NEWS – UFC 140 Medical Suspensions Report

All fighters from the Dec. 10 UFC 140 event received medical suspensions of at least 14 days for precautionary reasons. The Ontario Ministry of Consumer Services released the report this afternoon. UFC 140 took place this evening from the Air Canada Center in Toronto, Canada and was headlined was headlined by a light-heavyweight title fight...

Dec 9, 2011 2:12 pm

UFC NEWS – Live UFC 140 Weigh-In Results

UFC 140 takes place this Saturday, December 10th at the Air Canada Center in Toronto, Canada and is headlined by a light heavyweight title fight featuring Jon Jones and Lyoto Machida. Full Weigh-In Results: MAIN CARD: (Pay-per-view) Champ Jon Jones (205) vs. Lyoto Machida (204) Frank Mir (260) vs. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira (239) Antonio Rogerio...

Dec 6, 2011 3:43 pm

UFC NEWS – Nog Brothers Sponsored by World’s 8th Richest Man

We found out today that one of the world’s richest men, Eike Batista, a Brazilian entrepreneur and president of the EBX Group, announced that he will be sponsoring both of the twin brothers, Rodrigo ‘Minotauro’ Nogueira and Rogerio ‘Minotouro’ Nogueira, in their upcoming fights at UFC 140 in Ontario, Canada. Batista’s EBX Group includes five...

Dec 6, 2011 5:45 am

UFC NEWS – Fans Invited To This Weeks Free UFC 140 Pre-Fight Festivities

This week UFC officials are inviting fans in the Toronto area to come out to the free and open to the public UFC 140 open workouts and pre-fight press conference. UFC 140 takes place this Saturday, December 10th at the Air Canada Center in Toronto, Canada and is headlined by a light heavyweight title fight...

Dec 5, 2011 9:07 am

UFC NEWS – UFC 140 Unaired Prelims To Stream On Facebook

With four fights being picked up by ION to air a portion of this weekend’s UFC 140 preliminary card, it left three additional bouts without a broadcast home. In typical UFC fashion, they have announced that the remaining UFC 140 fights will stream live and for free on popular social network, facebook.com UFC 140 takes...

Nov 30, 2011 4:20 am

UFC NEWS – UFC 140 Preliminary Card Set To Air On ION TV

Four preliminary card fights from next week’s UFC 140 pay-per-view event are set to air live on ION TV. UFC 140 takes place December 10th at the Air Canada Center in Toronto, Canada and is headlined by a light heavyweight title fight featuring Jon Jones and Lyoto Machida. UFC officials announced the program as well...

Nov 17, 2011 9:49 am

UFC NEWS – Roy Nelson vs. Cheick Kongo In The Works For UFC 143

A heavyweight bout that is sure to deliver fireworks is expected to go down next year at UFC 143. The relentless Roy Nelson and the hard hitting Cheick Kongo have reportedly accepted offers to face one another in February of 2012 in a bout that will get the winner one step closer to an eventual...

Nov 7, 2011 7:33 am

“I want to compete at the highest level”

com•pete (k m-p t ) intr.v. com•pet•ed, com•pet•ing, com•petes To strive against another or others to attain a goal, such as an advantage or a victory. To compete at the highest level of Mixed Martial Arts one must first be allowed the opportunity to do so. This is not an honor handed out often; only...