983 Search Results for cain velasquez

Mar 28, 2013 9:45 am

Betting Odds: Glover Teixeira Opens as Favorite Over James Te Huna | UFC NEWS

According to BestFightOdds.com, Glover Teixeira will be favored over James Te Huna in their match at UFC 160.  Teixeira (20-2) is riding an 18-fight win streak coming into the fight, last defeating Quinton “Rampage” Jackson at UFC on FOX 6.  His opponent, James Te Huna (16-5), has won his last four fights.  A fight with...

Mar 25, 2013 10:32 am

Dos Santos feels he can finish Hunt on the ground | UFC NEWS

Now this is a finish that would surprise more than a few. Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos was a guest on MMAJunkie Radio. On the show, dos Santos talked about his upcoming fight against Mark Hunt at UFC160 on May, 25. Both dos Santos and Hunt are noted, world-class bangers with heavy, accurate...

Mar 25, 2013 9:41 am

Championship Consistency: Good or Bad for the Sport of MMA? | MMA NEWS

Mixed martial arts fans have been accustomed to seeing remarkably repetitive contests over the past several years, particularly in the UFC it seems. The “major leagues of MMA” are where all up-and-coming fighters aspire to compete one day, where their dreams of reaching a national audience, seeing bigger paydays and attaining championship gold can all...

Mar 15, 2013 8:53 pm

Dana White: “Mark Hunt Could Earn Title Shot With a KO of JDS” | UFC NEWS

  Following the UFC 158 pre-fight press conference, UFC President Dana White told a group of reporters that Mark Hunt may not be too far from a shot at the heavyweight title.  “It’s crazy to say,” said White, “but if he knocks Junior Dos Santos out, how is this guy not next in line?”  ...

Mar 14, 2013 9:32 am

Junior dos Santos opens as a big favorite over Mark Hunt | UFC News

Two of the hardest hitters in the heavyweight division will collide at UFC 160 this May, and not surprisingly, former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos has opened as a large favorite over former K1 Champion Mark Hunt. Bestfightodds.com currently has JDS as an early 4.6-to-1 (-460) favorite to defeat the “Super Samoan”. Junior dos...

Mar 13, 2013 11:54 am

Herschel Walker not fininshed with MMA, Wants One Fight In The UFC | MMA NEWS

Herschel Walker feels he has one trip to the cage left in him. And he would love for that final lap to end in the UFC’s octagon The 51-year-old Walker was on The LaVar Arrington Show with Chad Dukes on 106.7 The Fan. During the appearance, the football legend said he hasn’t officially called it...

Mar 12, 2013 1:20 pm

Te Huna steps in for injured Bader, faces Teixeira at UFC 160 | UFC NEWS

James Te Huna has a chance to add a signature win to his fighting resume. The UFC announced on Monday night that Te Huna will fill in for an injured Ryan Bader (knee) at UFC 160 where he will take on Glover Teixeira in a light heavyweight bout. Te Huna (16-5) has won four-straight, with...

Mar 9, 2013 8:29 am

Mark Hunt vs. Junior dos Santos official for UFC 160 | UFC News

Two of the hardest hitting heavyweights will collide at UFC 160, as it was announced today that Mark Hunt (9-7 MMA, 4-1 UFC) will meet former champion Junior dos Santos (15-2 MMA, 9-1 UFC) in the evenings co-main event. Earlier this week, Alistair Overeem (36-12 MMA, 1-1 UFC) pulled out of the highly anticipated fight...

Mar 5, 2013 7:57 pm

Dave Meltzer Claims That Ronda Rousey is the Fifth Biggest PPV Draw in the UFC

When the UFC finalized the plan to make Ronda Rousey the headliner of UFC 157 there were many fans and analysts that were certain that the company had just made a critical mistake. There was no way in hell that women fighters, let alone the first women fighters to step foot inside the UFC octagon,...

Feb 28, 2013 10:05 am

Betting Odds: JDS opens up as the favorite over Overeem | UFC NEWS

Here is something that doesn’t get written very often: Alistar Overeem will be considered the underdog in his next fight. In the co-main event of UFC 160, Overeem will face former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos. According to bestfightodds.com, the odds makers have dos Santos at -248 while Overeem comes in at +192. The...

Feb 27, 2013 1:41 pm

Jeremy Stephens vs. Estevan Payan Official For UFC 160 | UFC News

  Former UFC lightweight Jeremy ‘Lil Heathen’ Stephens (20-9) has made the drop to featherweight following a three fight losing streak. Stephens will take on promotional newcomer, Estevan Payan (14-3) at UFC 160. Stephens is returning after a first round knockout loss to Yves Edwards back at UFC on FOX: Henderson vs. Diaz back in...

Feb 25, 2013 1:19 pm

BJPENN.COM Updated MMA Rankings: See Who Is In Our Top 10 | UFC NEWS

The UFC released their official rankings a few weeks ago, and many people disagreed with them. Here at BJPENN.com we decided to update our own rankings. When looking at the Heavyweight division rankings, we match up with UFC.com almost identically. Cain Velasquez tops the ladder, with Junior Dos Santos coming in at #2. Fabricio Werdum...

Feb 21, 2013 8:16 am

Gray Maynard vs TJ Grant Announced for UFC 160 | UFC NEWS

Former lightweight top contender Gray “The Bully” Maynard will face TJ Grant at UFC 160 on May 25th inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. This is Maynard’s first fight since a split decision win over Clay Guida last June. TJ Grant has been steadily climbing up the ranks in the UFC’s...

Feb 19, 2013 8:52 pm

Cerrone vs Noons Official for UFC 160 | UFC NEWS

Donald “The Cowboy” Cerrone will take on KJ Noons at UFC 160 in a bout with Fight of the Night written all over it. Cerrone will be looking for an opportunity to bounce back from a loss to Anthony “Showtime” Pettis. One which left The Cowboy doubled over in pain from a few very hard...

Feb 15, 2013 10:36 am

Bigfoot Awarded $126,000 Maserati Following Overeem Win | UFC NEWS

In the wake of an impressive come from behind knockout against Alistair Overeem at UFC 156, Antonio Silva has been given a brand new 2013 Maserati GranTurismo. Apparently after resigning with sponsor Sienna Motors of South Florida, Bigfoot was gifted the $126,000 sports car. (Not bad for slapping a logo on your trunks!) Silva dispatched the...

Feb 12, 2013 12:07 pm

UFC NEWS | UFC Books MGM Grand For Memorial Day Show

UFC officials have booked the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada to host their annual Memorial Day Pay-Per View event on May 25th, 2013. What is presumed to be UFC 160, is expected to feature a full card of 12 bouts, and could possibly be headlined by heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez defending his...

Feb 11, 2013 10:00 am

Gonzaga and Brown set to fight at TUF Finale | UFC NEWS

While the next contender for champion Cain Velasquez is still up in the air, the heavyweight division has just added another date on its calendar as Gabriel “Napao” Gonzaga and Travis “Hapa” Browne have agreed to collide on April 13th, as part of “The Ultimate Figher Finale: Jones x Sonnen” card. The bout was announced today...

Feb 5, 2013 10:15 am

For The First Time Ever UFC Officials Release Fighter Rankings | UFC NEWS

The UFC has never set in place a rankings system to classify their fighters as top 10 caliber. Until recently, the media and fans and commentators were all pretty much left to speculate on who was top 10 worthy. While all opinion based, the UFC took to some key members of the media to come...

Feb 2, 2013 9:04 pm

UFC 156 Results | Bigfoot TKO’s Overeem

The UFC has consistently put together great fight cards for super-bowl weekend, and tonight was no different. The co-main event at UFC 156 Aldo vs Edgar featured a battle between the behemoth’s as former Strikeforce, Dream, and K-1 heavyweight champion Alistair “The Reem” Overeem was pitted against Strikeforce stand-out turned UFC contender, Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva. The bout aired live on...

Jan 22, 2013 11:17 am

Mike Goldberg Explains Reason For UFC Absence, Kills Drug Related Rumors | UFC NEWS

“I ended up coming home from Brazil with a virus, an upper respiratory infection, I ended up being hospitalized a couple times for it, just because they were making sure they could get my lungs open,” Goldberg said. “And just the complications of, I’m an asthmatic, I have been since high school, the complications with...

Jan 9, 2013 10:56 am

UFC Lists Benson Henderson As Best Fighter Of 2012 | UFC NEWS

The good guys over at UFC.com have compiled what they are calling the unofficial top 10 best UFC fighters list for last year. AS to be expected the likes of Anderson Silva and Jon Jones made the list, but in first position was UFC lightweight champion, Benson Henderson. Here is the UFC’s top 10 list...

Jan 9, 2013 4:43 am

EXCLUSIVE | UFC Hopeful Soa “The Hulk” Palelei Interview

Soa “The Hulk” Palelei is one of the top unsigned prospects in MMA today. He has beaten some upper echelon fighters in Christian Wellisch, Bob Sapp, and Sean McCorkle. Soa fought and lost to Eddie Sanchez at UFC 79 and was released shortly after. That was back in December of 2007 so the question is...

Jan 7, 2013 5:25 am

Feud Ignited Between Boxer Fury And Michael Bisping | UFC NEWS

Last week we blasted out a tweet from British Boxer Tyson Fury. It was an attempt to call out UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez. The comments ignited the following feud between him and Michael Bisping: “Everyone just ignore that excuse of a man, Tyson something. He’s trying to get hype, I’d never heard of him...

Jan 1, 2013 11:36 am

Medical Suspensions Report: 14 UFC 155 Fighters Put On The Shelf

UFC 155 delivered fireworks last Saturday from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Those fireworks, however, were not without consequence. With Joe Lauzon and Tim Boetsch turning in their bloodiest performances to date and former champ JDS walking away unrecognizable, many fighters have been handed down medical suspensions by the NSAC. The full...

Jan 1, 2013 11:29 am

Salary Report: Former Champ, JDS Tops UFC 155 Payroll | UFC NEWS

The Nevada State Athletic Commission recently released the disclosed list of UFC 155 payroll figures. Topping the list was evening headliner Junior dos Santos who took home $400,000.00 for his losing effort against Cain Velasquez. UFC 155 took place from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Here are the full list of...