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Dec 12, 2014 11:32 am

I MOVE THE NEEDLE

“I already knew. Come on. I’ll lose this fight and they’ll bring me back and put me on another main event, co-main event. And then they probably won’t because I just said that. But it don’t matter, you’re still going to sell the card with me or somebody who’s been around long enough, because everyone’s...

Sep 16, 2014 5:53 pm

Roy Nelson: ‘A Heavyweight GOAT Doesn’t Exist’

There is a large number of people in the mixed martial arts community who would answer “Fedor” if asked the question “who is the greatest MMA heavyweight of all time?”. Current UFC heavyweight contender Roy “Big Country” Nelson is not one of those people. The former TUF Season 10 winner recently explained to FOX Sports why he doesn’t believe a...

Sep 8, 2014 5:01 am

Cain Velasquez Puts Division On Notice, Says He’s Always Improving

Ahead of coaching TUF against Fabricio Werdum, UFC champion Cain Velasquez says that he’s excited to train for a new opponent, and that he’s always improving to avoid plateauing. He spoke with Bleacher Report: “It’s definitely nice to prepare for someone new, but that doesn’t matter to me. Whoever earns a shot, earns the shot...

Aug 28, 2014 3:33 pm

UFC Sells-Out Mexico Debut In 8 Hours

It took just eight hours to sell-out the highly anticipated UFC 180: VELASQUEZ vs. WERDUM event scheduled for November 15 at the Arena Ciudad de Mexico (Mexico City Arena). Fans made history at the box office, as well as online, to sell out Mexico’s first ever live UFC event. UFC 180: VELASQUEZ vs. WERDUM is...


Aug 27, 2014 8:33 am

UFC 180 Ticket Prices Surprisingly Low: $27 In The Door, $535 Cageside

UFC 180, which will be the first time the UFC holds a card in Mexico, will feature a main event bout between TUF: Latin America coaches Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum. The event will take place November 15th at Mexico City Arena in Mexico City. The tickets for the event will go on sale at...

Apr 29, 2014 1:21 pm

‘TUF Latin America: Velasquez vs. Werdum’ Official For Mexican Debut, Will Fight In Nov.

As expected, Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum will square off later this year and during today’s special UFC press-conference in Mexico, the promotion made the bout official. The two heavyweights will also coach the first ever Latin America season of ‘The Ultimate Fighter’ reality series. As coaches, Velasquez and Werdum will help cultivate the Mexican...

Apr 21, 2014 7:51 pm

Team Velasquez Not Worried About Werdum’s Ground Game

“I think a lot of people underestimate Cain’s jiujitsu. He is a legit black belt under Leandro Vieira, and he does train with the best grappler on the planet at the present time, which is ‘Buchecha’ (Marcus Almeida). So, me, I watch those guys go, I’m not afraid of Cain going to the ground with...

Mar 24, 2014 6:34 pm

POLL | Which UFC Champion Is Most Likely To Retire With The Belt?

Rarely in combat sports does a champion go out on top. Often, champions of old become stepping-stones for new up-and-coming talent. Sometimes though, athletes the likes of, Georges St-Pierre, walk away while still a champ. In looking at the UFC’s current championship roster, who do you think has the best shot at attaining this rare...

Dec 6, 2013 8:13 am

Fabricio Werdum to Train with Steve Mocco at American Top Team for Cain Velasquez Bout

UFC heavyweight fighter Fabricio Werdum (right) has a good thing going at Kings MMA in Southern California; but according to legendary coach and trainer Rafael Cordeiro, Werdum and team will be traveling to Florida to train with Steve Mocco at American Top Team for additional support as the fighter prepares to challenge UFC heavyweight champion...

Nov 28, 2013 7:27 am

Gabriel Gonzaga: “I Want To Be UFC Champion”

Gabriel Gonzaga, who once scored one of the most surprising knockouts in UFC history, a headkick knockout against feared striker Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic, is now gunning for a UFC title. Gonzaga was released from the UFC roster in 2010 after a unanimous decision loss to Brendan Schaub, but got another chance after scoring an...

Oct 16, 2013 10:28 am

Kenny Florian On How JDS Can Beat Velasquez

Kenny ‘Kenflo’ Florian has gone from a two-division title challenging fighter to a full-blown MMA analyst for FOX. In the UFC Tonight hosts latest blog entry for FOX he breaks down Cain Velasquez for Dos Santos. Check it: “The first fight didn’t last long… The second fight was very different. Velasquez used forward pressure, head...

Jul 24, 2013 9:23 am

Roy “Big Country” Nelson Signs New Nine Fight Contract with the UFC

Detractors of one of MMA’s most recognizable fighters, both for his prominence inside the cage and unique look outside of it, will seemingly have a lot more to complain about in the immediate- and distant- future. Roy “Big Country” Nelson has just signed a reported nine-fight deal with the UFC, as told to MMA Junkie...

Dec 29, 2012 12:29 pm

Exclusive: Phil Davis Talks About Fighting Forrest Griffin and Dominick Cruz

  To read part one of our interview with Phil Davis click here: Phil Davis has one of the best personalities in all of mixed martial arts. He has a great sense of humor, an infectious laugh and definitely knows how to have a good time. The Penn State University graduate spent time on the...

Nov 30, 2012 8:50 am

Overeem: Cain Is Going To Take Care Of JDS For Me | UFC NEWS

“If I waited for Cain vs. JDS, it would probably be next summer already. It’s been a year since I fought, so you’ve got to consider ring rust. You need to have the experience to use fighting as much as possible. Being out for 18 months would not have been positive. I want dos Santos...

Nov 14, 2012 6:24 am

Alistair Overeem to Face Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva at UFC 156

  According to a report in the Las Vegas Review-Journal former Strikeforce Heavyweight Champion Alistair Overeem will face Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva at UFC 156 on Super Bowl Weekend February 2nd in Las Vegas. Overeem is currently serving a suspension and this fight is pending until he applies for and receives his license from the Nevada...

Nov 7, 2012 8:28 am

Cain Velasquez: JDS “Loss Still Eating At Me” | UFC NEWS

“It’s been eating at me for a while. [The loss] definitely did happen, and it hurt. It sucked. I’ve been waiting for a while to get revenge back.” “It’s just so easy to get hurt in this sport. Whether it be cuts, your joints, bones, everything can mess up at any given time. The way...

May 15, 2012 9:57 am

Cain on Bigfoot: "I feel like I can step in there with anybody right now"

  It seems that over the last few years the UFC heavyweights have replaced the light heavyweights as the organizations most contested division. Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones has now defended his title a total of 3 times while the Heavyweight title continues to change hands as Junior “Cigano” Dos Santos knocked out Cain Velasquez...

Mar 26, 2012 8:10 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones Spars Tiny Journalist, Gets Taken Down

The first international episode of Sensei Noção, the brazilian reality show about sick and insane challenges in a MMA world, will be released in april 14, one week before Jones x Evans. The journalist and Sensei SporTV´s host Mario Filho (aka Marinho), after faced and being smashed by the former light heavyweight Champion Lyoto Machida,...

Dec 26, 2011 6:37 am

UFC NEWS – Chael Sonnen's Full Appearance on 'Off the Record' (Video)

“I’m done with the guy. He and I have no business. He’s cold product. He’s like jheri curls and Pepsi Clear. He’s yesterday’s news. I destroyed this guy back when he was tough. That was years ago. He’s so far over the hill and so far past his prime that it’s not worth talking about....

Nov 18, 2011 9:29 am

UFC NEWS – UFC 139 Weigh-In Results

Today’s UFC 139 weigh-in ceremony took place in front of a packed audience at San Jose’s HP Pavilion. Starting at approximately 4 p.m. local time, all fighters tipped the scales and made their bouts official for tomorrow night’s pay-per-view event. UFC 139 is set to take place on November 19th at the HP Pavilion in...

Nov 15, 2011 9:08 am

UFC NEWS – Fans Encouraged To Attend This Weeks UFC 139 Pre-Fight Events

If California MMA fans didn’t get enough UFC action last week with the UFC on FOX festivities they have a chance to keep the ball rolling this week with the UFC 139 pre-fight events scheduled in San Jose. UFC officials are encouraging fans in the area to attend the UFC 139 pre-fight press conference and...

Nov 11, 2011 8:53 am

Next Week’s UFC 139 Weigh-Ins Set, Koscheck Hosts Q&A

Next week’s UFC 139 weigh-in event is set to take place exactly one week from today on Friday, November 18 from the HP Pavilion in San Jose, Calif. UFC 139 is set to take place on November 19th at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, California. With the original heavyweight title fight headliner between champ...

Nov 9, 2011 7:30 am

Overeem vs. Lesnar For Number One Contender Say The Reem: Ready to kick Brocks A$#

“The winner of the fight between me and Brock [Lesnar] will fight the winner of Cain [Velasquez] and [Junior] dos Santos. You know what? I’m going to be bold. I’m going to kick that guy’s (Lesnar’s) ass.” During the latest edition of Ariel Helwani’s MMA Hour, Alistair Overeem spoke out about his fight at UFC...

Oct 18, 2011 10:50 am

Danny Castillo vs. Shamar Bailey Set For UFC 139

A lightweight fight has been booked for The UFC’s November trip to San Jose in the form of Danny Castillo vs. Shamar Bailey. UFC officials made the announcement over night. UFC 139 is set to take place on November 19th at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, California. With the original heavyweight title fight headliner...

Oct 14, 2011 12:30 pm

Countdown To UFC 139 Set To Air Nov. 14

In exactly one month, the UFC and Spike TV will collaborate once again to bring UFC fans a pre-fight-hype television special to promote a promising fight card. Countdown to UFC 139: Shogun vs. Hendo is set to debut on Monday, Nov. 14 at 11 p.m. ET/PT. UFC 139 is set to take place on November...