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Mar 13, 2013 9:00 am

Tarec Saffiedine Seeks to Unify Strikeforce and UFC Welterweight Belts | UFC News

  The last welterweight champion in Strikeforce history, Tarec Saffiedine seeks to unify the welterweight belts according to an interview with The Underground. Besides giving predictions for UFC 158 and talking potential first bouts int eh UFC, Saffiedine claims that unifying the belts is his goal in the UFC: “Its definitely my goal, but I...


Mar 13, 2013 8:45 am

VIDEO | Countdown to UFC 158 (Full Episode) | UFC NEWS

The top welterweights in the world converge on the Bell Centre in Montreal on Saturday, March 16th, for an unforgettable night of fights. Before the event, catch an all-new Countdown to UFC 158. In the main event, welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre faces his fiercest rival, Nick Diaz, in an anticipated showdown. Plus, another rivalry is...

Mar 13, 2013 8:40 am

Freddie Roach Trains ‘Improperly Taught’ Shogun Rua to Punch | UFC News

  Renowned boxing trainer Freddie Roach was brought onboard Mauricio Rua’s training camp for UFC 161 to help Rua with his striking. Rua is known for his muay-thai game but according to Roach, when it comes to technical punches, Rua wasn’t properly taught how to throw them. Roach spoke to GracieMag on his work with Rua:...

Mar 12, 2013 2:06 pm

Aldo vs. Pettis set for August 3rd In Rio | UFC News

The much-anticipated bout between José Aldo and Anthony Pettis already has a place on the UFC calendar. The collision between the current featherweight champion and the former WEC lightweight title holder is scheduled to take place at the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on August 3rd, as the main event of the evening, as...

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 12, 2013 10:46 am

Cyborg: “Rousey Can’t Compete With Me” | UFC News

  Recent Invicta FC signee, Cris ‘Cyborg’ Santos speaks out against long-time rival and UFC bantamweight champion, Ronda Rousey to celebrity news outlet TMZ: “Fraud? I’m not the one that hides behind a weight class that she knows I can’t make.” The weight class Cyborg is referring to is the 135-pound limit that the bantamweight...

Mar 11, 2013 4:11 pm

Ben Henderson Is All For Increased Drug Testing | UFC NEWS

UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson has long been one of MMA’s foremost advocates against the use of performance enhancing drugs in the sport. Henderson continued that stance as he shared his support for increased testing with MMAFighting.com, which included his support of blood testing and random testing. “I’d be for increased testing. It keeps the...

Mar 11, 2013 1:05 pm

Arlovski foresees return trip to UFC, title run | MMA NEWS

  At 34-years-old, Andrei Arlovski feels there is plenty left in his heavyweight tank. Alovski is a former UFC heavyweight champion who hasn’t fought for that organization since 2008. The ‘Pitbull’ said he and ZUFFA, the parent company of the UFC, are on good terms and he believes a return trip back to Octagon isn’t...

Mar 11, 2013 11:13 am

Edgar thinks GSP’s grappling will determine the outcome against Diaz | UFC NEWS

  The predictions for Saturday’s UFC 158’s welterweight championship fight between title-holder Georges St. Pierre and Nick Diaz are starting to rain in. Unsurprisingly, Frankie Edgar, the former UFC lightweight champion and current flyweight contender, told “Showdown” Joe Ferraro of Sportsnet that Pierre’s advantage in the wrestling and takedown departments will be the difference maker...

Mar 11, 2013 11:10 am

VIDEO | Anderson Silva’s First Comments On Weidman Booking | UFC NEWS

“I will be fighting Chris Weidman on July 6 at UFC in Vegas. I’m very, very excited for my next fight. Thank you UFC, thank you Dana. I’m very, very excited for my next fight. I never really stopped my training because I like to train, I like my life and I like to fight....

Mar 11, 2013 10:16 am

VIDEO | Jon Fitch Not Surprised At UFC Cut | UFC NEWS

“It was a surprise, but not really. I’ve always felt there was some kind of issue between the UFC and me; I never understood what it was. I felt like – I never really felt like they were happy with me, they never talked to me or explained anything to me about how they felt...

Mar 11, 2013 10:13 am

VIDEO | GSP Says Weidman Will Finish Anderson Silva | UFC NEWS

“I believe [Weidman] is going to beat Anderson Silva,” St-Pierre declared to Canada’s Sportsnet. “I believe it’s a bad matchup for Anderson Silva. It’s very bad. “Not only is he going to beat, I believe he is going to finish Anderson Silva. I believe it’s not going to be too long, that fight. This, people...

Mar 11, 2013 10:03 am

Countdown to UFC 158: St-Pierre vs. Diaz Premieres Tuesday on FUEL TV | UFC News

  The acclaimed Countdown show returns for UFC 158: St-Pierre vs. Diaz. The show will highlight the main event of this weekend’s event which is a highly anticipated title fight between longtime welterweight king Georges St-Pierre and polar opposite, Nick Diaz in a fight with plenty of organic hype behind it. St-Pierre will be enjoying...

Mar 9, 2013 7:12 pm

Dos Santos trainer: “It seems that Overeem doesn’t want this fight” | UFC NEWS

For the second time in one year Alistair Overeem has to drop out of a scheduled fight with Junior Dos Santos. The first time around Overeem got popped for sky-high testosterone levels and was suspended for nine months. The most recently scheduled fight has been squashed with Overeem claiming to have a “slight quad tear”...

Mar 9, 2013 7:01 pm

Rashad Evans: “I support gay marriage and gay rights.” | UFC NEWS

With the addition of the first openly gay/lesbian fighter Liz Carmouche to the UFC, its no surprise more fighters are coming out to support same sex marriage and gay/lesbian rights. UFC light-heavyweight fighter Rashad Evans has become the latest pro athlete to urge the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn bans on same-sex marriage. “This isn’t...