11846 Search Results for ufc news

Sep 21, 2011 6:05 am

UFC on Fox Tickets On Sale Today

Tickets for UFC on Fox which is set to feature the return of UFC heavyweight champion, Cain Velasquez, as he attempts to defend his title for the first time against Junior Dos Santos, go on sale today. UFC on Fox 1 is set to take place on November 12 from the Honda Center in Anaheim...

Sep 20, 2011 2:25 pm

UFC Fight Night 25 Garners 1.8 Million Viewers

Last Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 25 in New Orleans did fairly well ratings wise. The event drew an average of 1.8 million viewers (a 1.2 household rating) and peaked with nearly 1.95 million viewers on Spike TV, officials announced today. Unsurprisingly the event was the number one rated program on cable in its timeslot among...

Sep 19, 2011 3:36 pm

Fans invited to UFC on Fox Press Conference tomorrow in Hollywood

With tickets going on sale to the public soon for the highly-anticipated heavyweight title showdown between UFC champion Cain Velasquez and challenger Junior dos Santos at UFC on FOX on Saturday, Nov. 12 at Honda Center in Anaheim, the Ultimate Fighting Championship® announced today that it will host a press conference in Hollywood with the...


Sep 8, 2011 10:30 am

UFC President Dana White Promises Japanese Fans An Amazing Experience In 2012

After more than a decade, the wait is finally over. The Ultimate Fighting Championship confirmed at a Tokyo press conference today that 2012 will mark the return of the world famous Octagon to Japan. Japan’s Saitama Super Arena will host a blockbuster UFC event on February 26, 2012. It will serve as the organization’s first...

Sep 6, 2011 9:39 am

Sanchez Heartbroken Over UFC 135 Withdrawal

“I am heartbroken that I have to inform MMA fans that I cannot fight Matt Hughes at UFC 135 later this month. I have never physically felt more prepared to compete than I felt for this fight, which makes this even more painful for me. While I do not know right now when I will...

Sep 6, 2011 9:12 am

Saitama Super Arena To Host UFC’s Return To Japan On Feb. 26, 2012

The long rumored return to Japan has been booked and confirmed by UFC officials. The news was released by the UFC via twitter overnight. No bouts have been announced to coincide with the organizations return to Japan, however, the UFC currently holds native stand-outs such as Yushin Okami, Hatsu Hioki, Yoshihiro Akiyama, Takanori Gomi and...

Sep 5, 2011 5:00 pm

Peralta vs. Lullo Added To UFC’s Fight Night 25

With news of Mackens Semerizer’s injury withdrawal, the UFC has signed and booked Robert Peralta for his UFC debut against Mike Lullo for their September 17th “Battle on the Bayou” card. The news was announced on twitter earlier this afternoon. “UFC Fight Night 25: Shields vs. Ellenberger” is set to take place from the Ernest...

Sep 5, 2011 1:07 pm

Swanson vs. Lamas Booked For UFC on FOX 1

The second bout booked for the UFC’s debut card on FOX TV comes in the form of a featherweight bout between Cub Swanson and Ricardo Lamas. UFC officials took to twitter with the news over the weekend. UFC on Fox 1 is set to take place from the Honda Center in Anaheim, California on November...

Sep 5, 2011 10:08 am

Tickets For UFC 137 On Sale This Week

Tickets for UFC 137, the event which will see BJ Penn return to action against Carlos Condit, go on sale to the public this week. “UFC 137: St. Pierre vs. Diaz” is set to take place on October 29th from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. The pay-per-view event will feature a welterweight...

Sep 2, 2011 9:12 am

Who's Going To Headline The First UFC On FOX??? Find Out Here Within The Hour

BJPENN.COM has been invited to participate on a special conference call with Dana White this afternoon at 1p.m. ET to reveal the much speculated, first ever, main event to be broadcast on the FOX network. As soon as the call goes down we will update this thread with the latest news surrounding the event and...

Sep 1, 2011 11:10 pm

UFC Primetime Special Airs On Fox October 30

UFC Primetime is set to return this fall, but this time from its new home on the Fox network. The special has been used many times in the past as a vehicle to promote some of the biggest main events in UFC history, and the UFC is pulling out all the stops for its network...

Jun 9, 2016 5:24 pm

Dana White cracks up over Ariel Helwani joke

UFC President Dana White has had his moments with MMA journalist Ariel Helwani. Most recently, Helwani and some members from his team were kicked out of UFC 199 and “banned for life” from the UFC. All this came after Helwani broke the news of Brock Lesnar’s return to the UFC before the UFC was able...

Apr 3, 2016 8:32 am

Jon Jones to DC: ‘So much for being willing to die’

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones showed nothing but respect for Daniel Cormier on Saturday morning, this after “DC” was forced to withdraw from their highly anticipated UFC 197 rematch with an injury. Jones even took to Twitter and wished Cormier a healthy recovery: I don't wish injuries on anyone, I hope you have...

Apr 3, 2016 8:13 am

ODDS: Jon Jones opens as a massive favorite over OSP

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones (21-1 MMA) will return to the octagon for the first time in over a year when he squares off with Ovince Saint Preux (19-7 MMA) in the main event of UFC 197 for the promotions interim light heavyweight title. “OSP” has gone 3-1 in his past four octagon appearances. His...

May 15, 2015 4:50 pm

Bummer! Bendo Out Of Michael Johnson Fight

The planned lightweight fight between former title holder Benson Henderson and surging contender Michael Johnson will not be happening at July’s “TUF 21 Finale” event. According to a report from MMAFighting.com, Henderson was forced to withdraw from the fight, which was never officially announced by the UFC, due to undisclosed reasons. No word yet on...

May 15, 2015 11:02 am

The Ultimate Fighter 21 Finale is set for July 12 in Las Vegas

The Ultimate Fighter 21 Finale will be a part of International Fight Week, as UFC officials recently announced the event will take place July 12 live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The TUF 21 Finale was originally slated to take place in Florida, this to coincide with this season’s American...

Apr 28, 2015 6:57 am

“Rumble” Willing To Wait A Year For Jones Fight If He Has To

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones is expected to defend his title against Anthony “Rumble” Johnson in the headlining bout of next month’s UFC 187 pay-per-view event in Las Vegas. Unfortunately for fight fans, that title bout is now in jeopardy due to Jones’ recent arrest on Monday evening. “Rumble” Johnson appeared on yesterday’s...

Mar 27, 2015 2:16 pm

Dana White: Dillashaw vs. Barao Rematch To Be Booked Soon

April’s UFC 186 event in Montreal took a huge hit earlier this week when news broke that current UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw had suffered a rib injury which would force him out of his scheduled main event rematch with former title holder Renan Barao. UFC President Dana White touched on Dillashaw’s injury during a...

Mar 26, 2015 7:27 am

CEJUDO GETS MEXICO CITY WISH

Undefeated flyweight contender Henry Cejudo put on a dominant performance earlier this month in Dallas, when he defeated former title challenger Chris Cariaso at UFC 185 via unanimous decision. The 2008 Olympic wrestling gold medalist, Cejudo, is of Mexican heritage, and wants to be a part of UFC 188 in Mexico City: “I would love...

Mar 24, 2015 6:25 am

Pettis says he won’t fight again on the same card as his brother

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis recently joined the MMA Hour to discuss what went wrong in his UFC 185 title fight loss to Rafael dos Anjos and what changes he will need to make going forward. “Showtime” was quick to point out that watching his younger brother Sergio suffer a knockout loss earlier that...

Mar 16, 2015 8:56 am

Cowboy: I’m coming for that belt

Donald Cerrone has gone 14-3 since joining the UFC ranks in February of 2011. Cerrone’s 3 losses have come against Nate Diaz, Anthony Pettis and Rafael dos Anjos. Two of those three men fought in the headlining bout of this past weekend’s UFC 185 event in Dallas (Pettis and dos Anjos). “Cowboy”, like most of...

Mar 16, 2015 8:40 am

Overeem: Roy Nelson was like The Hulk

Former Strikeforce Heavyweight Champion Alistair Overeem earned an impressive decision victory over Roy Nelson at this past weekeend’s UFC 185 event in Dallas, Texas. “The Reem” dominated “Big Country” with striking for the majority of 3 rounds, but could not finish Nelson during their 15-minute battle. Overeem spoke about Roy Nelson’s toughness during the UFC...

Feb 18, 2015 9:22 am

Cummins Challenges OSP To Random Drug Testing

UFC light heavyweight Patrick Cummins wants to help clean up the sport of mixed martial arts. Cummins is currently riding a 3-fight win streak, which he will put on the line this Arpil when he squares off with Ovince Saint Preux at the UFC on FOX 15 event in Newark. Cummins recently spoke with MMAFighting.com,...

Jan 1, 2015 5:05 pm

If victorious against Siver, McGregor gets next crack at Aldo

Sorry Frankie Edgar, but if Connor McGregor proves victorious in his main event fight against Dennis Siver at “UFC Fight Night 59”, the brash Irishman will receive the next shot at Jose Aldo’s UFC featherweight gold. That’s how UFC President Dana White summed up the promotions current featherweight title picture earlier today: “This fight in Boston,...

Nov 28, 2014 6:09 pm

Erick Silva plans to train at Jackson’s MMA in 2015

The last time fight fans saw UFC welterweight Erick Silva in the octagon, he was engaged in an all out war with top contender Matt Brown. Although Silva lost that contest via third-round TKO, the fight itself did nothing but boost the Brazilians stock and fan base, as the epic battle is considered to be...

Nov 19, 2014 8:03 am

Silva Says No Worries With Health Ahead Of Nick Diaz Bout

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva (33-6 MMA, 16-2 UFC) says there should be no worries regarding his health heading in to his January 31st showdown with Nick Diaz at UFC 183. “The Spider” was hospitalized due to apparent back pain earlier this month in Brazil. However, after a quick observation from doctors, Silva was...

Nov 19, 2014 7:33 am

Velasquez vs. Werdum targeted for June in Mexico

Fabricio Werdum (19-5-1 MMA, 7-2 UFC) scored a second-round TKO victory over Mark Hunt at last weekend’s UFC 180 event in Mexico to claim the UFC’s interim Heavyweight Championship. According to UFC President Dana White, Werdum will likely get the chance to unify the heavyweight belts with Cain Velasquez this upcoming June at another event...