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Aug 5, 2012 12:08 pm

The Dragon emerges from UFC on Fox 4 as the #1 Contender | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor Earlier this week, UFC president Dana White stated that “whoever wins the most impressively” from the contests involving Mauricio “Shogun” Rua vs. Brandon Vera and Lyoto Machida vs. Ryan Bader would be deemed the #1 contender for the Light Heavyweight title. Machida and Bader were the first to take to the octagon...

Aug 4, 2012 1:37 pm

UFC on Fox 4 Official Results; Title Shot Announced

Main Bout (on Fox)(play by play) The main card of UFC on Fox was as exciting as a fan could hope for. Every fighter came carrying their A game. In the end it was a good night for one light heavyweight in particular. At the end of the broadcast Dana White announced that Lyoto Machida...

Aug 2, 2012 3:25 pm

UFC 151: Tim Means Books UFC Newcomer Abel Trujillo | UFC NEWS

Lightweight bout between Tim Mean Brooks and newcomer, Abel Trujillo is schedule for UFC 151 taking place at Mandalay Bay Events Center Las Vegas, NV on September 1. Means is on an 11 fight win streak recently earning his W opposite Justin Salas in just 66 seconds at UFC on FX3 in June.  Trujillo takes...


Aug 1, 2012 8:42 am

Bader Will Not Show Machida The Same Respect As Past Opponents | UFC NEWS

“We definitely were excited about the opportunity. It gets me one step closer to where I wanna be. I’m getting these guys coming off of title shots, so if I beat a couple of them, hopefully I’ll get my shot. For us, it’s a huge fight. It’s on FOX. It doesn’t get any bigger… Like...

Jul 31, 2012 8:34 am

White Changes Tune, Says Four Fighters Now Competing for Shot at 205 lbs. Title | UFC NEWS

The fans have spoken, and UFC President Dana White heard them loud and clear. Mauricio “Shogun” Rua, Brandon “The Truth” Vera, Lyoto “The Dragon” Machida, and Ryan “Darth” Bader are now all competing for the next shot at the UFC light heayweight championship currently held by Jon “Bones” Jones. For his part, Jones must first...

Jul 19, 2012 10:04 am

Koscheck vs. Ellenberger Booked For UFC 151 | UFC NEWS

Two top 10 welterweights have agreed to square off in September at UFC 151. Both Josh Koscheck and Jake Ellenberger will compete in Las Vegas in what is scheduled to be the night’s co-main event. UFC officials announced the bout last night. UFC 151 is set to go down on September 1 from the Mandalay...

Jul 17, 2012 10:01 am

Coker Says No Strikeforce Champs Will Take Off To The UFC | MMA NEWS

  Since the UFC’s blockbuster purchase of rival organization, Strikeforce, the UFC has really run the show and turned Strikeforce into a much more marketable company. The UFC has also taken the liberty to import some top fighters to compete at the highest level of MMA in the UFC. Such notable names include former Strikeforce...

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...

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,...

Jun 21, 2012 12:30 pm

Johnson vs. Castillo Set For UFC 151 | UFC NEWS

The UFC has booked a lightweight fight for their UFC 151 event coming this September between Danny Castillo and Michael Johnson. UFC 151 is taking place on September 1st from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. In the main event light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones is expected to make his latest attempt at...

Jun 19, 2012 3:40 pm

Jon Jones Sentencing for DWI Postponed

Light Heavyweight UFC Champ Jon ‘Bones’ Jones  was scheduled to appear in court today to face sentencing for a DWI arrest on May 26.  Binghamton Press & Sun Bulletin reports Jones had his court date postponed and is rescheduled for July 3rd.  Jones is required to take part in an alcohol abuse and dependency assessment...

Jun 7, 2012 4:59 am

Shogun Rua vs. Brandon Vera Set For UFC On Fox 4 Main Event | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister The UFC having matched Hector Lombard with Tim Boetsch at UFC 149 and Stann out injured this has left the UFC on FOX 4 show without a main event. Enter Shogun Rua who’s UFC 149 opponent Thiago Silva withdrew from the bout due to injury and will now face Brandon Vera. Here’s...

Jun 6, 2012 1:57 am

Rashad Evans Looking To Avenge Losses To Jones & Machida | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Rashad Evans in an interview with 790 The Ticket. Evans comments on his bout with Jon Jones at UFC 145. “It was difficult because it was a fight I really wanted, but it was a good learning tool because it helped me understand that things won’t always go my way and it...

Jun 5, 2012 6:23 pm

Notable fighters who tested positive for Steroids | MMA NEWS

In the ever evolving world of MMA it is imperative that fighters stay healthy and up their game every day. Injuries happen and big fights come up for almost every mixed martial arts athlete. When that stuff happens the temptation to get a little extra kick from banned substances, that edge you need to overcome...

Jun 5, 2012 2:33 pm

Dennis Siver vs. Eddie Yagin In The Works For UFC 151 | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister A featherweight bout is in the works for the September 1st UFC 151. On the Las Vegas card Denis Siver & Eddie Yagin are set to square off according to MMANytt.se who report that verbal agreements are in place from both Siver and Yagin. Denis Siver will stay in the Featherweight division...

Jun 2, 2012 1:40 pm

Frank Mir Latest To Be Approved for TRT | MMA NEWS

It may be an unfair upper-hand, cheating, an advantage but it is legal. Testosterone replacement therapy is almost becoming a staple in the world of MMA. The latest fighter to gain approval for the controversial treatment was Frank Mir. His approval came prior to his heavyweight title bout against Junior Dos Santos at UFC 146....

Jun 1, 2012 9:03 am

JDS | Jon Jones Would Be A Tough Challenge At Heavyweight | UFC NEWS

Since his first successful title defense over Frank Mir at UFC 146, possible opponents for Junior dos Santos have ranged from Roy Nelson, a rematch with Cain Velasquez, and even a fight with the current light-heavyweight champ, Jon Jones. Now, Dana White has stated numerous times that he wants Jones to stay at light-heavyweight, but...

May 22, 2012 6:09 pm

Manager: Jones Isn't Running He Will Be A Man About Legal Issue | UFC NEWS

As many of you already know, Jon Jones was arrested last Saturday after his Bentley struck a telephone pole. The UFC lightheavyweight champion was charged with DWI in Upstate New York early Saturday morning, following the crash. The news of Jones’ arrest came to a shock to many of us, due to the way the...

May 9, 2012 8:32 am

Hendo's Coach On How To Combat Jon Jones Reach | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Dan Henderson’s boxing coach Gustavo Pugliesi in an interview with TATAME. Pugliesi comments on how they plan to overcome Jon Jones reach advantage. “I don’t hope for anything less than a knockout, but it’s not easy on Hendo. He’s putting his hands on him, buddy” “If he didn’t have this advantage things...

May 8, 2012 2:11 pm

'Shogun' Talks About His Upcoming Fight with Thiago Silva

Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua talks about his upcoming with fellow Brazilian, Thiago Silva at UFC 149, on July 21st in Calgary, Alberta Canada. Rua was rumored to face Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson but has since been confirmed to be fight Silva in what will surely be an explosive matchup. “Actually I’ve always said I don’t like fighting...

May 4, 2012 2:54 pm

Exclusive | Mike Kyle talks Feijao; Dropping to middleweight to fight Silva

Mike Kyle (19-8-1) is the closest he has ever been to the Strikeforce Light Heavyweight Championship right now. On May 19, Kyle will rematch former Strikeforce champion Rafael Cavalcante also known as “Feijao”. In their first outing Kyle knocked Feijao out in June of 2009. Cavalcante went on to win the Strikeforce Light Heavyweight Championship...