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May 26, 2012 9:53 pm

Struve, Hardy, Nelson & Sass Take Home $70K "Fight Night Bonuses" | UFC NEWS

UFC 146: Dos Santos vs. Mir went down tonight from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. In the main event JDS was able to take out Frank Mir via TKO in the second round to retain the UFC’s heavyweight title. UFC officials just announced that they have given away $70,000 in “Fight...

May 25, 2012 4:31 pm

PHOTO | JDS & Frank Mir Staredown At Today's Weigh-Ins

Today the UFC held their official UFC 146 Weigh-Ins from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. All fighters hit the scales and made weight including the main event between Junior Dos Santos And Frank Mir.

May 25, 2012 3:38 pm

Exclusive | Phil Baroni Predicts UFC 146 & His Next Fight | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor The UFC Heavyweight Championship is on the line at UFC 146 this Saturday, as Junior Dos Santos looks to defend his belt against two-time former champion Frank Mir. All of the fights on the PPV portion of the event will take place in the heavyweight division. Phil Baroni was good enough to...

May 25, 2012 3:22 pm

UFC 146: THE HEAVYWEIGHTS BIGGEST FIGHT NIGHT OF ALL TIME FIRST EVER ALL-HEAVYWEIGHT PPV 2400lbs OF FIGHTER! | UFC NEWS

Literally the biggest fight card of all time will detonate at the MGM Grand Garden in Las Vegas on Saturday night as the Ultimate Fighting Championship® organization presents UFC 146: THE HEAVYWEIGHTS on Pay-Per-View. The first ever all-heavyweight main card is headlined by UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos making his first title defense against...


May 25, 2012 3:05 pm

The Role of Weight in Heavyweight | MMA NEWS

  Earlier this week, we covered the UFC 146 conference call featuring the match-up between Frank Mir and the current reigning heavyweight champion, Junior Dos Santos. Frank Mir embarks on this challenge coming out of arguably the most impressive victory of his career which saw him overcoming adversity to defeat Antonio “Minotauro” Nogueira in stunning...

May 25, 2012 2:55 pm

UFC HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMP MAKES KID’S DREAM COME TRUE | UFC NEWS

Reigning UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos may be wrapped in UFC gold now, but there was a time where he was just another poor kid from Brazil, dreaming of one day becoming a fighter and making a better life for himself. Nicknamed ‘Cigano’ after a character in a Brazilian soap opera he resembled, dos...

May 24, 2012 7:58 am

VIDEO | Velasquez Believes Cormier Deserves Immediate UFC Title Shot

Cain Velasquez talks about fighting Antonio Silva at UFC 146, his health going into this fight, Daniel Cormier’s big win on Saturday night, what it would take to fight Cormier, whether he was upset he didn’t get a rematch against Junior dos Santos and more.

May 23, 2012 5:34 pm

Exclusive | Johny Hendricks Predicts UFC 146 | UFC NEWS

UFC 146 is scheduled to take place on May 26, 2012. The headline bout for the card is current UFC Heavyweight Champion Junior Dos Santos versus former champ Frank Mir. Also featured on the card is a superfight between former champ Cain Velasquez and Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva. Additionally, Roy Nelson faces Dave Herman, and Lavar...

May 23, 2012 3:34 pm

Diego Brandao | "I’m cracking skulls, I don’t know about him.”

By Jamie McAllister Diego Brandao in an interview with TATAME. Brandao comments on his plans for his next fight against Darren Elkins. “My game plan is the same as Mike Tyson’s get the knockout. Trading punches for 15 minutes is dangerous” “When the cage is closed, we’ll strike. I’m cracking skulls, I don’t know about...

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...