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May 23, 2012 8:18 am

UFC on FX 4 Adds Nijem vs. Keith | UFC NEWS

By Jonathan Kirschner We previously reported the likelihood of the bout taking place, but the UFC has officially announced that Ramsey Nijem and C.J. Keith will be meeting in the octagon at UFC on FX 4. The event takes place in Atlantic City, New Jersey on June 22. The UFC announced this bout earlier on...

May 23, 2012 7:04 am

Mir Confident In His Track Record With Beating Pure Strikers | UFC NEWS

“I think that sometimes it’s overlooked. I think most [people] get stuck in, ‘Well, you fought this guy’ and individual thought on how did you do. And they’ve got to realise that A, B, C fighters, we’ve gone through the whole thing before on who does well. “Sometimes it comes down to style. And with...

May 22, 2012 3:52 am

Shane Carwin Talks Recovery From Surgery & Returning To UFC | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister UFC Heavyweight Shane Carwin talks positively about his recovery from surgery and returning to the UFC while on HDNet’s ‘Inside MMA’ Carwin who has not competed since his defeat to now Champion Junior Dos Santos at UFC 131 which was in June 2011. “The first thing, and this is something I’ve shared...

May 21, 2012 1:00 pm

Programming Reminder | Countdown To UFC 146 Airs This Week | UFC NEWS

The widely popular UFC Countdown show returns this Wednesday on Fuel TV. The half hour special will showcase the top fights of this weekends UFC 146 card to build anticipation for the all heavyweight main card. The main event is the Heavyweight title match between Junior Dos Santos and Frank Mir while the co-main event...


May 21, 2012 6:25 am

VIDEO | JDS – Road To The Belt (Parts 1 & 2) | UFC NEWS

Junior Dos Santos will be defending his title opposite Frank Mir, live on Pay-Per-View, Saturday May 26, from the MGM Grand Garden Arena. This video takes us back to November’s UFC on Fox where Paula Sack is granted rare access during Fight Week right before JDS materialized a dramatic victory earning him the UFC Heavyweight...

May 18, 2012 1:19 pm

UFC Heavies Unanimously Pick Cormier Over Barnett

While the odds-makers make Josh Barnett the betting favorite to win the STRIKEFORCE World Heavyweight Grand Prix Saturday night in San Jose and live on SHOWTIME, Barnett’s peers respectfully disagree. As a former UFC heavyweight champion and PRIDE Grand Prix finalist, Barnett has seen it all during his 15-year, 31-5, career as a mixed martial...

May 18, 2012 8:08 am

UFC 146 Conference Call Highlights | UFC NEWS

By: Jason Kindschy “..I think anytime you go in as the underdog it gives you motivation because you’re more driven to win when people you expect you to,” stated Frank Mir in yesterdays conference call for UFC 146. The conference call featured competitors from the main event, UFC heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos, and former...

May 17, 2012 6:01 pm

EXCLUSIVE | DellaGrotte Talks Coaching TUF Live, New Movie with Kevin James

BJPenn.com: This is George Deutsch with BJPenn.com and I’m honored to be joined today by legendary Muay Thai trainer and Sityodtong gym owner Mark DellaGrotte out of Boston. Welcome, Mark. Mark DellaGrotte: What’s up guys? AKA DellaGrotte karate! What’s happening? What’s going on, George, man? It’s good to be on with you. I’ve been looking...

May 17, 2012 3:50 pm

Hunt Injured | Lavar Johnson Steps In As Replacement Against Struve

Mark Hunt has been forced to withdraw from his fight at UFC 146 against Stefan Struve, due to an ailing knee injury. As a result of the injury, Lavar Johnson will step in for the Super Samoan, Hunt, for the heavyweight clash. Johnson just fought at UFC on Fox 3 where he knocked out kick...

May 17, 2012 7:36 am

JDS on Mir | He Is Good But He Talks Too Much | UFC NEWS

“He likes to talk a lot, and I don’t agree with that. Yeah, as a fighter, he is a pretty good fighter. He got pretty good jiu-jitsu skills and he is a good striker too, but he likes to talk, and that is not so good to me to hear when he says something stupid....

May 16, 2012 4:55 am

"Cigano is better in the stand-up and on the ground," Say JDS Coach | UFC NEWS

By Jamie McAllister Yuri Carlton Junior Dos Santos BJJ coach in an interview with TATAME. Carlton comments on Junior’s Jiu-Jitsu skills and feels he may be better than Mir on the ground. “I am positive that Cigano’s Jiu-Jitsu is better. He trains with the Best guys in Brazil: Minotauro, Minotouro, Anderson, Demian, just to name...

May 12, 2012 10:05 am

Frank Mir | Criticisms from JDS is a Way to Garner Confidence

Frank Mir put the stamp on the win against Antonio Nogueira with a brutal arm bar submission at UFC  140 .  That was a big upset since Nogueira has never been knocked out before in his entire career before Mir fought him the first time and let alone been submitted before in his entire career....

May 11, 2012 7:45 am

Frank Mir | JDS is a Throw Punches and Run Kind of Guy | Video

HDNet’s Inside MMA had the number 1 contender Frank Mir talking about the Heavyweight Champion Junior Dos Santos. “The only difference I feel with dos Santos is that dos Santos is the better boxer, you know, quicker hands. He just isn’t as multifaceted as Velasquez is. As far as, when you fight dos Santos, I...

May 10, 2012 3:07 pm

Exclusive | Kyle Kingsbury on Overeem disappointment, Velasquez, and fight with Teixeira

Kyle Kingsbury is scheduled to face Glover Teixeira at UFC 146 on May 26, 2012. The main event was originally slated to be UFC Heavyweight Champion Junior Dos Santos versus Dutch striker Alistair Overeem. On April 4, 2012, Overeem failed his pre-fight drug test and tested positive for elevated levels of testosterone that exceeded a...

May 10, 2012 2:07 pm

Josh Barnett | "I believe I’m the best heavyweight out there in the world"

By Jamie McAllister Josh Barnett comments in an interview with MMAWeekly Radio. When asked when he would end up in the UFC. “It’s really unimportant. I think all the speculation is good for the people that enjoy the sport and they want to watch, and they want to be a part of that guessing game...

May 8, 2012 7:13 am

Frank Mir | JDS Avoids The Ground Like Poison – Ready To Take The Title

By Jamie McAllister Frank Mir in an interview with HDNet’s “Inside MMA,” Mir comments on his next opponent Junior Dos Santos. “Obviously, we’re fighting a guy who’s made his career now of not going to the ground. The only time I’ve ever seen him take a shot is if he’s pretty handily winning the fight....

May 8, 2012 6:33 am

Frank Mir Wants Everyone To Know He Is Confident Not Arrogant

“I guess they say it because I’m so self-confident. Sometimes I think people rather see a fighter saying ‘oh Jesus, I’m so glad, I can’t believe I won, I’ve never been that good, I’m not that good.’ I’ve never had that kinda thought, especially because I was always so focused in getting into the Octagon...

May 3, 2012 4:41 pm

Flashback | Frank Mir Once Said He Hits Harder Than JDS | UFC NEWS

“I’m a lot bigger than (Junior) Dos Santos and I hit a lot harder. I’m a taller, longer athlete … quicker; I’ll constantly pepper him with shots when he comes in and make him pay when I do hit him with something. When I hit Cheick Kongo, the punch alone threw him halfway across the...

May 2, 2012 7:30 am

Dana White Opens Up On TRT, Talks Evolution Of MMA & More | UFC NEWS

By: Red Mattos UFC president Dana White recently sat down with national columnist Mark Kriegel and Al Bundy Ed O’Neill to discuss all things MMA. You may or may not know this but, believe it or not, Ed O’Neill is a black belt in Gracie jiu-jitsu. He rolls with Rorion Gracie and he’s been doing...

Apr 28, 2012 12:41 pm

The Biggest Loser Of The Overeem Fiasco? No question, Cain Velasquez.

By David Park Earlier this week former heavyweight title contender, Alistair Overeem was officially denied a license to fight in the state of Nevada due to a failed random drug test. Before that though, UFC president Dana White removed him from the main event of UFC 146 against champ Junior Dos Santos. Replacing Overeem is...

Apr 26, 2012 7:38 am

Video | Cain Velasquez Wants More Testing In Place In MMA | UFC NEWS

Cain Velasquez in an interview with MMA Weekly. Velasquez comments on having more testing in place in MMA. He also comments on how he feels better coming into his UFC 146 bout with Antonio Silva oppose to the return from a year long lay off before he lost to Junior Dos Santos at UFC on...

Apr 25, 2012 7:30 am

Frank Mir Believes Overeem Defense | "It Seems Like A Viable Reason"

While on FUEL TV’s UFC Tonight Frank Mir talks about a variety of subjects such as Alistair Overeem failing in his drugs test, Cain Velasquez & Junior Dos Santos. On Alistair Overeem “I think this is the first time that he’s ever come up positive at tests, as far as I’m aware of. It seems...

Apr 24, 2012 4:47 pm

Exclusive | Roger Bowling wants to fight them all; Believes Wrestling tops BJJ

Roger Bowling (11-2 MMA) came in to Strikeforce an undefeated fighter boasting a perfect 7-0 record. He defeated Bobby Voelker by technical decision, and then lost the subsequent rematch by TKO. Roger bounced back and won his next fight before losing the rubber match with Voelker by TKO. After the last Voelker fight Roger has...

Apr 24, 2012 1:35 pm

VIDEO | 10 of the Best UFC Fighters' Impersonation

Being a UFC fan can be very stressful at times, especially when fights don’t happen and/or your fighter loses. So here to cheer you up are 10 of the Best UFC Fighters’ impersonation: Georges St. Pierre, Junior Dos Santos, Nate Diaz, Chael Sonnen, Wanderlei Silva, BJ Penn, Michael Bisping, Dan Henderson, Alistair Overeem, and Quinton...

Apr 23, 2012 7:05 am

Overeem Officially Withdraws From UFC 146 & Postpones NSAC Hearing | UFC NEWS

Authentic Sports Management today issued the following statement on behalf of UFC heavyweight athlete Alistair Overeem: “To my friends and fans, I am deeply saddened to announce that on Friday, April 20, I respectfully withdrew from the May 26 event so that I can request a continuance until my situation with the Nevada State Athletic...

Apr 22, 2012 3:12 pm

Antonio 'Bigfoot' Silva Replaces Mir Against Cain Velasquez At UFC 146 | UFC NEWS

By Evan Stoumbelis Yesterday the MMA world saw Jon Jones defend his title against Rashad Evans, Eddie Alvarez defeat Shinya Aoki at Bellator 66, and we learned that former heavyweight champion Frank Mir would be filling Alistair Overeem’s spot in the main event of UFC 146 against Junior Dos Santos for the heavyweight championship. Fans...