61 Search Results for mike dolce

Aug 8, 2013 3:40 pm

Nik Lentz used $65,000 ‘FOTN’ bonus for father’s life-saving operation

Kevin Iole has for years chronicled MMA with great depth for Yahoo Sports. In this must-read piece for any true fan of the sport, he details how UFC featherweight Nik Lentz (24-5-2 MMA, 8-2-1 UFC) came to spend his $65,000 ‘Fight of the Night’ bonus vs. Evan Dunham at UFC on Fox 2 on January...

May 17, 2013 4:30 pm

Exclusive | Ian McCall: I offered to fight Frankie Edgar

By Evan Stoumbelis (@MMAEvan) I recently did an interview with UFC flyweight Ian “Uncle Creepy” McCall, we chatted about his future in the sport, future opponents, how he got his start in MMA, and much more. Ian’s responses are italicized. ES: First off Ian thanks for taking the time to do this interview, I really...

May 16, 2013 10:49 am

THE UFC LAUNCHES UFC FIT

The secrets of the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s elite athletes are finally revealed in UFC FIT – the UFC’s first ever in-home fitness and nutrition program. Developed with renowned strength and conditioning coach Mike Dolce, UFC FIT is a lifestyle program based on the same methods the world’s greatest athletes use to prepare for the OctagonTM....

May 9, 2013 10:40 am

Cyborg turned down Rousey fight over money, not weight

Many believe that Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos and her management team turned down the fight with Ronda Rousey for not being able to cut to 135 pounds, but it was due to money and having the right contract. MMAfigthing.com revealed the reason why Cyborg and her management team turned down the fight. In Fall 2012, nutrition...

Apr 10, 2013 8:54 am

Hector Lombard Considering Weight Cut to Welterweight

Hector Lombard is looking for a fresh start in a new weight class. Lombard (32-4) had a successful run in middleweight class outside the Ultimate Fighting Championship, but the “Lightning” holds a 1-2 record in the organization. After he goes under the knife for a nose surgery, Lombard is considering dropping to welterweight. Lombard broke...

Feb 12, 2013 11:54 am

Cyborg on Rousey: “She’s running from me” | UFC NEWS

In a recent interview with Fight Hub TV, Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos discussed her request for release from Zuffa as well as the ongoing verbal banter between herself and current UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion, Ronda Rousey. In the video, Cyborg remains adamant that she will not drop to 135.  She suggests that she could make 140...

Jan 19, 2013 10:29 am

Ortiz Ready To Get Cyborg Down To 135 But Doesn’t Want It To Kill Her | UFC NEWS

UFC hall-of-famer and former light-heavyweight champion, Tito Oriz, has taken to the world of fighter management and seems to be treating his star athlete, Cyborg Santos, much like he took to his own career. After being self managed for the majority of his fighting life, “The Huntington Beach Bad Boy” built a reputation for his...

Sep 8, 2012 11:09 am

How Fast Is Vitor? Faster Than A Lightweight Says Trainer

On September 22nd Vitor Belfort comes up a weight-division to face the champion, Jon Jones on just 4-weeks notice. “The Phenom” is promising his best, and his coach, Mike Dolce, tells UFC.com where they think he has the advantage in the bout. “The Monday before the fight he’ll probably weigh between 210 and 212. Our...

Apr 20, 2012 1:00 pm

EXCLUSIVE | John Alessio, "I'm going to make Mark Bocek work for everything"

By Sean McClure: John Alessio has been on a roller coaster ride since his mixed martial arts career started back in 1998. He has competed in the UFC, WEC, PRIDE, KOTC, MFC and DREAM organizations. Allesio has pieced together a very impressive overall record of 34 wins and 14 losses. While his attempts in the...

Mar 2, 2012 9:52 am

Quick Twitt | How Much Did Thiago Alves Gain After Weigh-Ins? | Find Out Here

We all know that fighters cut weight in order to make their required weight limit to fight. However often times we can only speculate as to how much weight they cut and how much they walk in the cage weighing on fight night. For Thiago Alves, one of the larger welterweights in the UFC, those...

Nov 9, 2011 8:00 am

Thiago Alves: “I will be a world champion”

“I’m definitely a new person with a new mentality. I learn a lot throughout this camp for this fight and I’ve got the right people with me. I’ve got Mike Dolce doing my strength and conditioning as well as my nutrition and I’ve got the best coaches in the business over at American Top Team...

Sep 29, 2011 11:13 am

Luiz Cane Seeks New Life In UFC’s Middleweight Division

According to reports UFC light-heavyweight fighter, Luiz Cane has sought the tutelage of famed nutritionist Mike Dolce to help him prepare his body for a cut to the UFC’s middleweight division. After entering the UFC and taking out his first three opponents with decisive victories, the Brazilian went on to win just one of his...

Dec 28, 2015 2:49 pm

Ronda Rousey Video: Before the “Rowdy” – Before they were famous

Take a quick trip down memory lane,  before the millions of fans,  a time when things were simple and life wasn’t about championships and belts.   Without question one of the UFC’s biggest stars to date, ranking #3 among people searched. Ronda Rousey is on a fight hiatus for the time being and looks to...

Apr 1, 2014 9:00 am

*April Fools* UFC Buys Spike TV, Cancels Bellator Broadcasts Indefinitely

This story is an April Fools Joke. For several months now it seemed as though Bellator had been picking up steam and finally hitting a stride of loyal viewers. A partnership with Spike TV meant ratings were rising, and as a result fighters were being signed. There were even talks that Bellator would eventually surpass...

Mar 15, 2014 10:58 am

Dana White Surprised By Johny Hendricks Missing Weight

The long-awaited bout for the vacant UFC Welterweight Championship was in danger of being canceled last night after one of its participants almost missed weight. Johny Hendricks originally weighed in at 171.5 pounds, which was a shock to many as he was under the Dolce Diet. Hendricks went to a local gym and dropped the...

May 28, 2013 9:39 am

Pat Healy Discusses Failed Drug Test Post-UFC 159

  A great story of Strikeforce import Pat Healy beating perennial UFC top-contender Jim Miller (whilst nabbing two fight bonuses for both ‘Fight of the Night’ and ‘Submission of the Night’) became an unfortunate one as Healy failed his post-fight drug test for marijuana. The dual bonuses added up to $130,000 and were both stripped...