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Jan 18, 2012 1:52 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC Hires Two Emmy Winning Producers To Head Up New Era Of Programming

The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced today the addition of two new staff members who will play key roles in the organization’s television production efforts. Former ESPN Deportes coordinating producer Kieren Portley joins UFC as Vice President of Studio and Spanish Production, while former ESPN producer Zach Candito takes the role of Event Producer for UFC’s...

Jan 18, 2012 9:52 am

UFC NEWS – "I'm not on the anti-Bisping bandwagon,” says Sonnen

“I’m not on the anti-Bisping bandwagon. I never have been. I think he’s good. I hear a lot of negative things said about him, but I think most of it comes from frustration of maybe his personality or something like that. I think if you’re real objective and you look at his skill set and...

Jan 18, 2012 5:15 am

MMA NEWS – "Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey" Official – Tickets On Pre-Sale Today For Columbus Event

A highly-anticipated and exciting title fight featuring two of the world’s elite mixed martial artists will take place when STRIKEFORCE returns to Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio on Saturday, March 3, when newly-crowned women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate makes her first title defense against undefeated sensation Ronda Rousey. STRIKEFORCE: TATE vs. ROUSEY will air live...


Jan 17, 2012 2:21 pm

UFC NEWS – Munoz Injured, Bisping In Against Sonnen For Number-One Contender

An undisclosed injury has forced Mark Munoz out of his co-main event title-eliminator bout against Chael Sonnen scheduled for the UFC’s second appearance on FOX TV. In his place comes Michael Bisping. The winner of the newly minted Bisping vs. Sonnen main event will fight Anderson Silva for his middleweight title. In the main event,...

Jan 16, 2012 1:45 pm

UFC NEWS – Here’s Your International Television Guide For UFC on FX 1

The UFC’s first event to air on the FX network is set for this Friday, but international audiences have been left wondering how they can pick up the fight night card. Have no fear the UFC has taken care of you. If you are outside the North American territory and in need of your UFC...

Jan 11, 2012 8:16 pm

UFC And Fox Looking To Return In May For Third Network Show

“The third FOX special will be on 5/5, which is notable because that will likely be the night of a major boxing PPV most likely involving Mayweather, and they’ll promote it as if the MMA fights will be over before the Mayweather fight starts.” Dave Meltzer, editor of the Wrestling Observer newsletter, is reporting that...

Jan 11, 2012 8:00 am

UFC NEWS – "UFC 142: Aldo vs. Mendes" Bout Order Finalized

UFC officials have released this Saturday’s UFC 142 full fight card lineup and broadcasting options. The night’s action is spread across pay-per-view, FX and facebook.com. UFC 142 is set to go down on Jan. 14 from Rio de Janeiro’s HSBC Arena. In the main event is a featherweight title fight between Jose Aldo and Chad...

Jan 5, 2012 7:06 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC Announces Peralta vs. Semerzier Rematch For UFC on FX 2

A featherweight rematch has just been added to the UFC”s second card scheduled for the FX network. Mackens Semerzier and Robbie Peralta have agreed to rematch after their first bout resulted in a no-contest. It was Peralta who received the victory over Semerzier in their original matchup in the UFC on FOX 1 preliminary card...

Jan 5, 2012 6:20 am

UFC NEWS – Poirier Books Max Holloway As UFC 143 Replacement

They say the third time in is the charm and let’s hope in this case it is. UFC officials have now booked Dustin Poirier’s third UFC 143 opponent after his previous two bookings were forced to withdraw with injuries. After his original opponent Erik Koch and replacement opponent, Ricardo Lamas both withdrew with injuries the...

Jan 4, 2012 9:29 am

UFC NEWS – Perosh vs. Penner Added To UFC on FX 2

UFC officials have put together a light-heavyweight bout between Anthony Perosh and Nick Penner scheduled for UFC on FX 2 in March. UFC on FX 2 is set to feature a main event welterweight bout between Martin Kampmann and Thiago Alves. The Allphones Arena in Sydney, Australia will play host to the fight card on...

Jan 3, 2012 11:30 am

UFC NEWS – Sweden’s First UFC Announces DaMarques Johnson vs. John Maguire on Fuel TV 2

International expansion efforts by the UFC have landed their first event at the Ericsson Global Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. The first fight announced on the card, reported by Heavy.com, will have American fighter, DaMarques Johnson, versus England’s new UFC inductee, John Maguire. The Stockholm, Sweden event will be one of four international venues the UFC...

Jan 2, 2012 8:33 am

UFC NEWS – Easton vs. Stone Booked Added To UFC on FX 1

A bantamweight bout has been added to the main card of the UFC’s first ever live event on Fox affiliate station, FX. UFC on FX 1 is set to take place from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee on January 20. A lightweight bout between Melvin Guillard and Jim Miller will serve as the evening’s...

Jan 2, 2012 4:30 am

UFC NEWS – Dos Santos Excited For A Stand Up War Against Overeem

“It’s going to be really, really good for the fans. Because he’s a striker (and) I’m a striker, it’s going to be a stand-up battle. … He’s pretty good at using his kicks, his knees, his punches. But I believe so much in my boxing.” UFC heavyweight champion, Junior Dos Santos, tells USA Today that...

Dec 28, 2011 5:30 am

UFC NEWS – YouTube Post Of “Countdown To UFC 141” Out Draws Fuel TV Airing

This past week the UFC and Fuel TV aired the latest installment of the UFC’s countdown series, “Countdown to UFC 141” and it drew in a meager 15,000 viewers with a 0.03 household rating in the male 18-49 demographic and an all-time low of 0.0 rating in men 18-34. Interestingly enough, the UFC put out...

Dec 27, 2011 5:30 am

UFC NEWS – Nothing to Hide: Voluntary Drug Tests to Clean Up the Sport?

Margaret Goodman, founder of The Voluntary Anti-Doping Association (VADA), recently created a program for boxing and MMA that allows fighters to sign up for unannounced drug testing by the organization. Test results would be forwarded to state commissions whom would review and penalize fighters for extraneous substance violations. The former ringside doctor for the Nevada...

Dec 23, 2011 5:20 am

UFC NEWS – Munoz Says The UFC Can Cancel Security Plans For Sonnen In Brazil

And that’s because Chael Sonnen won’t be getting his title shot against Anderson Silva after Mark is done with him. That is of course, according to Munoz… “They don’t need to have security around (Sonnen) because he ain’t going to Brazil. I kind of feel disrespected a little bit, but you know what? It is...

Dec 23, 2011 4:45 am

UFC NEWS – Aaron Rosa vs. James Te Huna Added To UFC on FX 2

A light-heavyweight contest has been added to the UFC’s return trip to Australia in March. Aaron Rosa will meet Australian native James Te Huna on the UFC on FX 2 fight card. UFC on FX 2 is set to feature a main event welterweight bout between Martin Kampmann and Thiago Alves. The Allphones Arena in...