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Sep 28, 2012 7:14 am

Clay Guida drops to featherweight division | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor Longtime UFC lightweight standout Clay Guida (29-13 MMA, 9-7 UFC) is dropping down a weight class and will now compete in the UFC’s featherweight division. Clay’s representatives at VFD Sports Marketing announced the news today stating that Guida has opted to drop to the 145lb featherweight division. A debut date and opponent have...

Sep 26, 2012 7:56 am

What’s Next for the Main Card Fighters of UFC 152

  What’s next for the main card fighters of UFC 152? Saturday night’s card was entertaining and gave fans a little bit of everything. There were three knockouts and three submissions in 12 total bouts. Even a couple of the fights that went to decision were full of intrigue and very suspense. I don’t think...

Sep 21, 2012 8:53 am

UFC 152 Main Card Predictions

  The last time the UFC held an event was August 11th when they presented UFC 150: Edgar vs. Henderson II. That is an awfully long time considering how active the organization has been over the past two years or so. It’ll be almost 50 days between shows once UFC 152 rolls around this Saturday...

Sep 20, 2012 10:04 am

Tickets For UFC on FOX 5 On Sale October 5 | UFC NEWS

“UFC on FOX 5: Henderson vs. Diaz” is set to go down on December 8 from Seattle’s KeyArena. The event which will air live and free on FOX features a stellar main card that includes BJ Penn vs. Rory MacDonald, Matt Brown vs. Mike Swick, Alexander Gustafsson vs. Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and a lightweight title...

Sep 18, 2012 9:43 am

Ortiz, Cruz & Sonnen Breakdown UFC 152 Main Card | UFC NEWS

The Ultimate Fighting Championship organization returns to Toronto this Saturday with a stacked card featuring six of the most exciting names in all of mixed martial arts. Everyone is talking about the top three bouts in particular, including former opponents of the UFC 152 fighters. In the main event, Jon “Bones” Jones makes the fourth...

Sep 13, 2012 6:10 am

UFC 152 Quotes And Notes From Main Card Fighters| UFC NEWS

JON JONES: “These are the fights I live for.” VITOR BELFORT: “This is Phenom vs Phenom.” JOE BENAVIDEZ: “It is seek and destroy.” DEMETRIOUS JOHNSON: “The UFC title means everything.” MICHAEL BISPING: “Stann will stand in the way of my title shot.” BRIAN STANN: “I will knock Bisping out in two rounds.” The Ultimate Fighting...

Sep 7, 2012 2:30 pm

Tito Ortiz Says He Was Disrespected and Betrayed by Jon Jones | UFC News

  UFC Hall of Famer Tito Ortiz was one of the few who stood up for the light heavyweight champ Jon Jones after the cancelled UFC 151 fiasco but Jones’ recent comments to mmaweekly: “I do everything they ask me to do, I really do, and you know, it really hurt man, it hurt to...

Sep 4, 2012 9:56 pm

UFC 152| Hatred for Jon Jones is Unwarranted

It has been roughly two weeks since UFC President Dana White did the unthinkable and completely cancelled UFC 151 when light heavyweight champion Jon Jones refused to fight Chael Sonnen on 8 days notice. Immediately after an infuriated White blasted Jones and his coach Greg Jackson in the press conference, an extremely large percentage of...

Aug 31, 2012 11:44 am

Scott Jorgensen vs John "Prince" Albert Added to UFC on Fox 5 | UFC News

  Bantamweights Scott Jorgensen and John “Prince” Albert face off on December’s UFC on Fox 5 slated for the prelims.  Jorgensen, suffered a decision loss to Renan Barao and a KO to Eddie Wineland.   Albert, suffered back-to-back submission losses to Ivan Menjivar and Erik Perez.  Both fighters are in need of a W. UFC on...

Aug 31, 2012 6:22 am

Frankie Edgar "Answers" The Call– Steps Up To Fight Jose Aldo at UFC 153

  Frankie Edgar certainly lived up to his nickname, “The Answer” late last night when he stepped up and agreed to face UFC Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo on just seven weeks notice after Aldo’s original opponent, Erik Koch was forced to withdraw due to an undisclosed injury. Edgar is coming off his second consecutive, razor-thin...

Aug 29, 2012 6:28 am

Fights to Look Forward to Part II

Yesterday I detailed a few fights that we as MMA fans have to look forward to beginning with UFC 152 and ending with UFC 155. Today I will go over the other UFC cards including UFC on Fuel TV: Struve vs. Miocic, UFC on FX: Browne vs. Bigfoot, UFC on Fuel TV 6 which will...

Aug 28, 2012 10:15 am

Brendan Schaub Books Lavar Johnson For UFC on FOX 5 | UFC NEWS

A heavyweight bout between Brendan Schaub and Lavar Johnson has been booked for the UFC’s return trip to FOX TV this December. UFC officials announced the matchup via twitter yesterday evening. UFC on FOX 5 is set to take place on December 8 from Seattle’s KeyArena. In the main event Benson Henderson will attempt to...

Aug 28, 2012 10:05 am

Mike Swick Inks New Four Fight Deal, Books Brown For UFC on FOX 5 | UFC NEWS

UFC welterweight fighter Mike Swick has more than just one reason to be smiling today. After taking off nearly 2.5 years from his professional combat career, he successfully returned to action this month and earned “Knock out of the Night” honors when he faced off with DaMarques Johnson. He now has announced through his official...

Aug 27, 2012 6:18 am

A Few Fights to Look Forward To

Many of us are saddened that the summer season is about to conclude. The opportunity to take a trip to the beach or lay out in the backyard by the pool and bbq is something we all cherish, but even though fall is fast approaching that doesn’t mean we don’t have a lot to look...

Aug 22, 2012 10:16 am

UFC on FOX 5 opening betting odds | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor MMA Bookmaker has set the opening betting lines for the three bouts scheduled to take place at UFC on FOX 5, December 8th. Current lightweight champion Benson “Smooth” Henderson opens as the favorite over challenger Nate Diaz. Henderson at -150 and Diaz at +120 Henderson headlined month’s UFC 150 event and successfully defended his...

Aug 21, 2012 9:40 am

Mark Bocek vs. Rafael dos Anjos set for UFC 154 in Montreal | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor A lightweight matchup between Mark Bocek (11-4 MMA, 7-4 UFC) and Rafael dos Anjos (17-6 MMA, 6-4 UFC) has been booked for UFC 154 in Montreal. The Canadian submission specialist, Bocek, is currently riding a two fight win streak that includes decision victories over John Alessio and Nik Lentz. Mark has won...

Aug 16, 2012 7:49 am

UFC and Fox Put Together A Year End Event Sure to Satisfy the Masses

The UFC and Fox certainly hit a homerun with the three blockbuster bouts they have booked for their year-end card scheduled for December 8th. The first year of this historic partnership has certainly had its share of growing pains, but it looks as though the duo is finally starting to understand what fights the fans...

Aug 15, 2012 10:59 am

ESPN Lightweight Rankings; Edgar and Melendez Frozen, Contenders Emerge

In the latest ESPN rankings Frankie Edgar still holds the number two spot. Once again, respected Strikeforce Lightweight Champion Gilbert Melendez fails to make it to the second spot in the poll. Interesting to note is Mike Chandler’s position on the list tied with fan boy favorite Clay Guida. Maybe it was Guida’s lackluster performance...

Aug 15, 2012 10:18 am

Stacked card announced for UFC on FOX 5 | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor It was announced today that the UFC lightweight championship will be defended live on network television, as Benson Henderson (17-2 MMA, 5-0 UFC) will defend his title against Nate Diaz (16-7 MMA, 11-5 UFC) at UFC on Fox 5 on December 8th. Henderson headlined this past weekend’s UFC 150 event and successfully...

Aug 15, 2012 9:31 am

Penn vs. MacDonald Official For UFC on FOX 5 Dec. 8 | UFC NEWS

The welterweight bout MMA fans have been clamoring for has been rebooked for the UFC’s fifth-stint on FOX TV set for December 8. Originally scheduled for UFC 152, Penn vs. MacDonald was forced into a holding pattern after MacDonald announced a training injury (cut) and was forced to withdraw from the bout. Now the two...

Aug 15, 2012 8:22 am

Shogun Rua vs. Alexander Gustafsson Booked For UFC on FOX 5 Dec. 8 | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Two top Light-Heavyweights are set to collide at UFC on FOX 5 as Shogun Rua meets Alexander Gustafsson. The bout is set to take place on December 8th however the location has still to be named according to USA Today. In his last bout Shogun defeated Brandon Vera in a well contested...

Aug 14, 2012 9:38 am

Exclusive: Rick Roufus Week 1 Blog

Last week I had the pleasure of interviewing Kickboxing legend Rick “The Jet” Roufus as he prepares to face Mighty Mo in the 2012 K-1 Rising U.S. Grand Prix Championship on September 8th in Los Angeles, CA. Beginning this week, Roufus will detail his training and whatever else he has going on in his life...

Aug 13, 2012 8:58 am

Main Event Manager's Have Fight of Their Own?

Ariel Helwani recently tweeted that Frankie Edgar’s manager had a physical confrontation with Benson Henderson’s manager. This reportedly took place at the UFC 150 post fight press conference. Here is what Helwani tweeted. “If you’re wondering what the brouhaha was during the presser, I’m told Frankie’s mgr @alidominance and Bendo’s mgr @malkikawa got into a...