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Jul 2, 2012 1:40 am

UFC 148: Silva vs Sonnen 2 Media Conference Call (Audio)

The fireworks came early for the upcoming July 7 fight card as Anderson Silva unleashed on opponent Chael Sonnen during the UFC 148 pre-fight conference call. Silva opened up on Sonnen verbally in a way he’s never done before. Sonnen was also on the call as well as UFC President Dana White, Tito Ortiz and...

Jul 2, 2012 1:01 am

Shogun And Lombard Open As Heavy Favorites Over Vera And Boetsch | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Former Bellator Middleweight Champion Hector Lombard is set to make his UFC debut at UFC 149. In his first UFC bout he faces Tim Boetsch a former Light-Heavyweight now Middleweight who is currently on a three fight win streak and undefeated as a Middleweight. According to Nick Kalikas from BetOnFighting.com Lombard is...

Jul 1, 2012 10:10 pm

UFC Vet Joe Stevenson Loses To TUF : Live Contestant Dakota Cochrane Via Submission

By Jamie McAllister Former UFC Lightweight contender Joe Stevenson lost his first fight since being released by the UFC. Stevenson lost the bout to The Ultimate Fighter: Live contestant Dakota Cochrane in the second round via submission at Resurrection Fighting Alliance 3 in Kearney, Nebraska. Since losing in his title challenge at UFC 80 to...

Jul 1, 2012 9:47 pm

Nogueira Does Not Want To Rush His Return To The Octagon | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister After having to cancel his UFC 149 bout with Cheick Kongo Antonio Rodrigo “Minotauro” Nogueira has continued to work hard on his physiotherapy sessions for his arm which was broken by Frank Mir at UFC 140. In an interview with TATAME Big Nog discusses his return and rehabilitation. “We don’t have a...

Jul 1, 2012 9:12 pm

Bibiano Fernandes Explains Decision To Fight For One FC Over UFC | MMA NEWS

By Jonathan Kirschner Bibiano Fernandes’ UFC signing mix-up may be one of the most confusing stories to unfold in recent weeks. First it was announced that Bibiano Fernandes had signed with the UFC and would be making his debut at UFC 149 in Calgary, Alberta. After suffering an alleged injury, it was announced that he...

Jul 1, 2012 2:39 pm

Free Fight VIDEO | Anderson Silva vs. Vitor Belfort | UFC NEWS

By Jonathan Kirschner Anderson Silva is preparing himself for the biggest rematch of his life against Chael Sonnen at UFC 148. Everything that could have went wrong for Silva during their first bout at UFC 117 did, but he pulled off a last minute submission to shock the world and retain his belt. It was...

Jul 1, 2012 2:06 pm

VIDEO | Chuck Liddell’s Reaction To Tito Ortiz’s Submission Win At UFC 132 | UFC NEWS

By Jonathan Kirschner Chuck Liddell and Dana White have both had their differences with “The People’s Champion” Tito Ortiz. Whether or not they have settled their rivalries was not important at UFC 132, however, as both Liddell and White were caught off guard by Ortiz’s out-of-nowhere submission victory. Surprised, they joined the crowd in attendance...

Jul 1, 2012 1:23 pm

Siyar Bahadurzada Injured, Matt Riddle In vs. Chris Clements at UFC 149 | UFC NEWS

By Jonathan Kirschner The injury bug has struck again. Michael Bisping, Thiago Alves, Yoshihiro Akiyama, Thiago Silva, Jose Aldo and George Roop were all expected to fight at the UFC 149 card in Calgary, Alberta but were all forced off the card due to injuries. Now, you can add Siyar Bahadurzada to that list. UFC...

Jun 30, 2012 7:14 pm

Forrest Griffin Hints That Retirement Is Near | UFC NEWS

By Jonathan Kirschner Earlier in June, Forrest Griffin mentioned that he would retire from life if he loses to Tito Ortiz in their rubber-match. Always one to joke, Griffin is also known for being very “matter of fact”, giving blunt and honest answers. In a recent interview with ESPN, Griffin addressed how much longer he...

Jun 29, 2012 9:15 am

VIDEO | Randy Couture Discusses UFC 148's Silva vs. Sonnen 2 | UFC NEWS

UFC legend Randy Couture discussed UFC 148’s Silva vs. Sonnen 2 and much more in an exclusive interview with MMA Fighting. Couture argues the tactical roles are reversed headed into the rematch, that Sonnen’s win over Nate Marquardt was a turning point for him, why Sonnen might have some of the best takedowns in mixed...

Jun 28, 2012 9:51 pm

After Succesful Rehab GSP Resumes Full Time Training | UFC NEWS

GSP has been sidelined for a while now and the whole MMA world is waiting to hear from his Dr’s and to get the assurance that he is able to fight again. Well lucky us, GSP is back in the gym full time and will soon unify his title against Carlos Condit. The long awaited...

Jun 28, 2012 8:30 pm

Phil Davis Vs Wagner Pradro Official For UFC on FOX 4 | MMA NEWS

A very good light-heavyweight matchup between two guys with bright futures is official and set to take place at UFC on Fox 4. Phil Davis will battle Wagner Prado at the Staples Center in Los Angeles August 4. Mr. Wonderful was slated to take on Chad Griggs on the card but Griggs was bit by...

Jun 28, 2012 12:38 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Gary Owens talks Cung Le | UFC News

If you don’t know who Gary Owens is – you should. He has been a driving force behind some of the most recognizable names in MMA. He trains the military, professional sports teams, and MMA athletes on a regular basis. One of the most notable athletes under his care is middleweight standout Cung Le. Le...

Jun 28, 2012 11:49 am

Faber Thinks He's Faced Tougher Guys Than Barao | UFC NEWS

Urijah Faber (26-5) recently spoke to Inside MMA about his upcoming interim bantamweight title fight with Renan Barao (28-1, 1 NC). The two will fight in the main event of UFC 149 to determine who gets the next shot at the undisputed title when the winner goes on to face Dominick Cruz once the champ...

Jun 28, 2012 11:11 am

VIDEO | UFC 148: It's Personal | UFC NEWS

Anderson Silva has fired back with his own trash talk and with less than two weeks left before the fight, this rivalry has reached an all time high. Watch the rematch between Anderson Silva and Chael Sonnen, Live on Pay-Per-View and www.UFC.tv on Saturday, July 7th at 10/7pm ET/PT. Read More: UFC (News), MMA (News),...

Jun 28, 2012 10:53 am

Free Fight Video | Anderson Silva vs. Dan Henderson | UFC NEWS

At UFC 82, Anderson Silva and PRIDE middleweight champion Dan Henderson met in a title unification bout. Anderson secured the victory with a rear naked choke in the secon round. Anderson Silva will have to defend his title again on July 7th as he faces Chael Sonnen in the ultimate rematch at UFC 148 Read...

Jun 28, 2012 10:49 am

Tito Ortiz To Be Inducted Into The UFC Hall Of Fame On July 7 | UFC NEWS

he Ultimate Fighting Championship organization has confirmed that Tito Ortiz – the longest-reigning light heavyweight champion of all time and one of the biggest personalities in the sport of mixed martial arts – will be the ninth individual to be inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame. Ortiz will be officially inducted at midday on...

Jun 28, 2012 10:45 am

VIDEO | Alistair Overeem: "I'm A Clean Fighter" | UFC NEWS

UFC heavyweight stand-out Alistair Overeem finally breaks his silence on his failed drug test exclusively on UFC Tonight. Overeem explains why it has taken so long for him to respond to the steroid use allegations, as well as how his date with the athletic commission went. What’s next for “The Reem”? Read More: UFC (News),...

Jun 28, 2012 8:38 am

Etim Out, Varner In To Face Lauzon | UFC News

The injury bug hits another highly anticipated fight as Terry Etim (15-4) has been forced out of his upcoming bout with Joe Lauzon (21-7) on the UFC on FOX 4 card, which is scheduled to take place on August 4th at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. Replacing Etim will be Jamie Varner (20-6-1,...

Jun 27, 2012 12:19 pm

UFC Officials Drop Penner Vs. DeBlass From UFC on Fuel TV 4 | MMA NEWS

Nick Penner and Tom DeBlass were scheduled to clash at UFC on Fuel TV but the bout has been scrapped according to UFC officials. The injury plague has hit again and takes another good fight away from fight fans. Nick Penner was forced to withdraw from the fight due to the injury, so instead of...

Jun 27, 2012 9:56 am

Jon “Bones” Jones nominated for Best Fighter ESPY | UFC NEWS

UFC Light Heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones has been nominated for a 2012 ESPY Award in the category of Best Fighter. Other nominees in this category are UFC Middleweight champion Anderson Silva, WBC Welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather, Jr., and current WBA and WBC Middleweight champion Andre Ward. Mayweather won the Best Fighter award in 2007,...