197 Search Results for brandon vera

Jan 28, 2016 12:02 pm

WATCH! Josh Barnett puts on elaborate show at open workouts

Guy came out of nowhere during #UFCNewJersey Open Workouts! @JoshLBarnett took care of that! A video posted by ufc (@ufc) on Jan 28, 2016 at 10:33am PST Ahead of his UFC on FOX 18 scrap against Ben Rothwell this Saturday in New Jersey, Josh Barnett hit the UFC Gym for open workouts. Several fighters on...

Jan 19, 2016 8:18 am

QUICK TWITT: Fighters react to Cruz’s triumphant return

Sunday night in Boston Dominick Cruz had just his second fight in 4 years as he successfully defeated TJ Dillashaw to reclaim the UFC bantamweight championship. Following the fight, fighters took to Twitter to react to Cruz’s triumphant return. #andnew congrats @TheDomin8r , crush you are an inspiration. You never stopped believing. Congrats brother! pic.twitter.com/iL9EXxmNFX...

Sep 3, 2015 3:33 pm

UFC Sends Out Warning To Fighters –– ‘Say NO To The Unions’

The battle between the UFC and possible unions seem to be growing. The Teamsters and The Culinary Workers Union 226 have come together in an effort to organize MMA fighters into a fighter union. There has been a lot making its way round the internet about just what the Culinary Workers Union motivations are, seeing...

Jul 9, 2015 7:47 am

Travis Browne Wants Fight With Ben Rothwell Next

UFC heavyweight contender Travis “Hapa” Browne (17-3 MMA) is looking to get back on track, this after suffering a TKO loss to Andrei Arlovski at May’s UFC 187 event in Las Vegas. According to a report on UFC Tonight, the Hawaiian would like to face “Big” Ben Rothwell in his next octagon appearance. Browne’s manager...


Jul 8, 2015 5:37 am

Rothwell: “Give me Arlovski or JDS and let me prove my case”

UFC heavyweight contender Ben Rothwell (35-9 MMA) is currently riding an impressive three-fight win streak, which includes victories over Alistair Overeem, Brandon Vera, and most recently Matt Mitrione. “Big Ben” believes he is just one win away from a chance at UFC heavyweight gold and hopes that a future victory over either Andrei Arlovski or...

Mar 4, 2015 2:04 pm

In The Mirror With “The Truth”

Longtime MMA fan-favorite Brandon “The Truth” Vera is opening up for the first time in his storied fighting career, and starting to blog. Here’s his first one. Enjoy! Post by brandon Vera. IF THE VIDEO DOES NOT PLAY, CLICK HERE.

Feb 8, 2015 8:53 am

Ben Rothwell Calls For Fight Against JDS, Stipe, or Arlovski

Ben Rothwell is currently riding a 2-fight win streak, with wins over Brandon Vera, and most recently Alistair Overeem at the end of 2014. Rothwell is looking to build upon the 2 wins and continue winning as he looks for a win over a top ranked heavyweight to crack the top 10. He spoke to...

Feb 5, 2015 12:12 pm

Mac Danzig, Gabe Ruediger Latest To File Lawsuit Against The UFC

Add Ultimate Fighter Veterans Gabe Ruediger (pictured) and Mac Danzig to the slowly-growing list of UFC fighters filing lawsuit against the ZUFFA owned Mixed Martial Arts Promotion. Their inclusion to this class-action cause is the fourth lawsuit filed against the UFC. Notable  fighters going after the promotion are, Cung Le, Brandon Vera, Jon Fitch, and more. Danzig, an...

Dec 28, 2014 3:05 pm

Don Frye Talks UFC Lawsuit: “As Soon As They Get Money, They’re Going To Go”

With the recently filed UFC lawsuit, many fighters, fans, and MMA Legends have been giving their thoughts on the suit. So far, Cung Le, Jon Fitch, Nate Quarry, Dennis Hallman, Javier Vasquez, Brandon Vera, and Pablo Garza have all filed suits against the UFC, with the expectation that other fighters will join in as time...

Dec 10, 2014 4:49 am

REPLAY! One FC 23 Highlights

If you missed the recent ONE FC event, featuring UFC veteran Brandon Vera, catch highlights above. Enjoy!

Nov 28, 2014 5:35 pm

Ben Rothwell On Drug Testing Problems And Beating TRT

At this time last year, UFC heavyweight Ben Rothwell was undergoing what he now calls the “lowest point” of his career. The veteran heavyweight was using testosterone replacement therapy at the time, which had been prescribed to him by his doctors. After defeating Brandon Vera in dramatic fashion at UFC 164 in August of 2013,...

Aug 21, 2014 4:30 am

Roger Gracie Signs With One FC

ONE Fighting Championship, Asia’s largest mixed martial arts organization with a 90% market share, has bolstered its ranks with the signing of seven of the best mixed martial artists in the world. Grappling superstar Roger Gracie has joined ONE FC on a multi-fight contract, while six other mixed martial artists with impressive records have also...

Jul 10, 2014 6:38 am

Overeem vs. Rothwell, Mitrione vs. Lewis Added to UFC Fight Night 50

UFC Fight Night 50 will bring fight fans to the Foxwoods Resort and Casino in Ledyard, Connecticut on September 5th, and with this event will come two hard-hitting heavyweight bouts: Allistair Overeem vs. Ben Rothwell and Matt Mitrione vs. Derrick Lewis. Overeem most recently saw a desicion victory at UFC 169 against Frank Mir after...

Jul 8, 2014 7:50 pm

Ben Rothwell vs. Ruslan Magomedov Targeted For End Of Summer

Ben Rothwell vs. Ruslan Magomedov is being targeted for an end of summer event, possibly UFC 177. MMABoxing.ru broke the news that the bout was slated for UFC 177, however MMAJunkie got a report from a source close to the event that it wasn’t official yet. Ben Rothwell hasn’t seen Octagon action since August of...

Feb 5, 2014 6:49 am

‘The Frank Mir Curse’: Is Overeem Next?

Frank Mir and Alistair Overeem met in the octagon this past Saturday at UFC 169 in what was sure to be an exciting heavyweight bout. As Mir walked into the cage, he looked to be in amazing shape but that proved to be irrelevant. Mir proved to be durable as he ate shots and kept...

Dec 16, 2013 8:15 am

UFC On FOX 9 Ratings Up From Previous Event

UFC on Fox 9 had more viewers than UFC on Fox 8, but that isn’t saying much. The card, headlined by a flyweight title match between champion Demetrious Johnson and perennial number one contender Joseph Benevidez, ranked as the fourth worst for UFC on Fox cards in terms of viewership. The card had an average...

Nov 26, 2013 9:56 am

Shogun Contemplating Drop To 185 After Te Huna Bout

After a tough year inside the octagon, it appears as though Mauricio “Shogun” Rua is in desperate need of a career resurrection. Having not won a bout in the year since his four-round war with Brandon Vera in which he earned a technical knockout victory, Rua realizes the urgent need to get back on track with a...

Nov 20, 2013 9:46 am

Opinion: NSAC and UFC Share Blame for Bad Judging

The result of this past weekend’s UFC 167 main event between George St-Pierre (25-2, 19-2 UFC) and Johny Hendricks (15-2, 10-2 UFC) has been one of the most contentious decisions in the recent history of the sport. Most believe that Hendricks should have won the fight via a 48-47 score, and many believe that the...

Nov 4, 2013 11:25 am

A Quick Thought on the Dominant Heavyweight Champion, Cain Velasquez

It’s been a few weeks since UFC 166 where Cain Velasquez put a stamp on his trilogy with Junior dos Santos and set himself far and away from the contenders in his division. The dust has pretty much settled. UFC heavyweight champion, Cain Velasquez proved beyond a reasonable doubt that the once parallel career that...

Oct 12, 2013 11:28 am

UFC 164 Salary Report: Mir, Barnett Top Fighter Pay

On August 31st the UFC hit Milwaukee’s Bradley Center for ‘UFC 164: Henderson vs. Pettis.’ The event, which aired live on pay-per-view, featured a main event between Benson Henderson and Anthony Pettis for the UFC’s lightweight title. Anthony Pettis made short work of, then champion, Benson Henderson by submitting him in the first round to...

Oct 3, 2013 1:17 pm

Ben Rothwell suspended 9 months for elevated testosterone

Earlier today, UFC heavyweight Ben Rothwell (33-9 MMA, 3-2 UFC) announced that he had been suspended for 9 months, for elevated levels of testosterone. The suspension itself, was not handed out by the athletic commission that oversaw his most recent fight, but instead by his promoter, the UFC. In a statement released to MMAjunkie.com, “Big...

Sep 21, 2013 11:06 am

100 UFCs Ago: Revisiting UFC 65

Join us as we travel 100 UFC “pay per view” events ago and revisit UFC 65: Bad Intentions! Results: George St-Pierre defeats Matt Hughes by TKO (Strikes) – 1:25 of Round 2 Tim Sylvia defeats Jeff Monson by Unanimous Decision (50-45, 49-46, 49-46) Joe Stevenson defeats Dokonjonosuke Mishima by Submission (Guillotine Choke) – 2:07 of...

Sep 4, 2013 11:34 am

UFC 164 Suspensions Report: 12 Fights Forced On The Shelf

The damage has been assessed from the weekend’s UFC 164: Henderson vs. Pettis 2 held in Milwaukee, Wis. Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services submitted the official results and suspensions for the event. New UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis is suspended indefinitely and must provide clearance by physician of left knee. Benson Henderson is...

Sep 2, 2013 11:13 am

VIDEO | Dana White’s Full UFC 164 Post-Fight Media Scrum

Following UFC 164, UFC president Dana White discusses what fans threw into the Octagon after the main event, why Josh Barnett has “more tools” than Frank Mir, Brandon Vera’s performance, Hyun Gyu Lim, the “embarrassing” fight between Soa Palelei and Nikita Krylov, and more.

Aug 31, 2013 1:04 pm

‘UFC 164: Henderson vs. Pettis’ Live Main Card Play-By-Play And Results

Tonight’s UFC 164: Henderson vs. Pettis pay-per-view event is hitting homes starting at 7:00 p.m. PT / 10:00 p.m. ET from the Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The stacked main card features some of the most notable talent in the UFC spanning three-seperate weight classes including a main event bout between Anthony Pettis and Benson...

Aug 30, 2013 2:39 pm

‘UFC 164: Henderson vs. Pettis’ Weigh-in Results

All fighters set for tomorrow’s UFC 164 pay-per-view made their contracted weight today in front of a rowdy crowd of fans in Milwaukee. ‘UFC 164: Henderson vs. Pettis’ takes place tomorrow night from Milwaukee’s Bradley Center and airs live on pay-per-view. The full UFC 164 weigh-in results are as follows: MAIN CARD: (Pay-per-view, 10 p.m....

Aug 26, 2013 9:49 am

“Countdown to UFC 164” Premieres Tonight on FOX Sports 1

By JAKE CHASTAIN | The UFC’s traditional pre-event countdown show will premiere tonight for the first time on FOX Sports 1 with the debut of “Countdown to UFC 164: Henderson vs. Pettis 2”.The one-hour special will give the fans an inside look into many of  this weekend’s main card bouts, including the headlining lightweight title fight...

Aug 22, 2013 4:13 pm

Ben Rothwell, Frank Mir Both Get TRT Exemptions For UFC 164

According to reports, a new face has hit the controversial TRT button and received an exemption for the therapeutic use of Testosterone in competition. That face belongs to UFC heavyweight fighter, Ben Rothwell. Rothwell actively sought and received an exemption from the state of Wisconsin to use the controversial therapy in advance of his UFC...