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Oct 21, 2014 2:00 pm

Chan Sung Jung Thinks Mandatory Two Year Layoff May Help His Career

The news that UFC featherweight contender Chan Sung Jung would be out of the octagon for at least two years due to South Korea’s mandatory military enlistment law was a bit of a surprise, unless you’re Chan Sung Jung. He spoke with MMAFighting.com on Monday about the news and his career. “The Korean Zombie” appears...

Aug 14, 2014 9:15 am

UFC Fight Night 53 lineup finalized with 11 bouts

The world famous octagon will return to Sweden for “UFC Fight Night 53,” an 11 bout fight card that takes place October 4 live from the Ericsson Globe in Stockholm. The event is headlined by a welterweight clash between Rick Story (17-8 MMA, 10-6 UFC)and Gunnar Nelson (13-0-1 MMA, 4-0 UFC). Gunnar Nelson is coming...

Aug 22, 2013 4:02 pm

Report: UFC 161 & 163 Ratings Flop, Do Under 200k PPV Buys

When it comes to PPV buy rates we never really get disclosed true and accurate figures. However the one reliable and lone source for UFC pay-per-view figures has and always will be, Mr. Dave Meltzer. When people talk of buys, stating this PPV did this amount and this one did that, it is all based...

Aug 2, 2013 10:49 am

Jose Aldo Believes TKZ Deserves UFC 163 Title Shot

“I was already in the groove of training for Pettis, but unfortunately, he got hurt, so we did have to adjust a few things. They have different styles. But I was already training, and I was already prepared, so just adjusting those final details… I think this fight is a very good fight. He deserves...

Jul 31, 2013 10:16 am

VIDEO | Countdown To UFC 163: Aldo vs. TKZ Full Episode

Will the unpredictable, darn-near-unstoppable Chan Sung Jung – aka ‘The Korean Zombie’ – be the one to end Jose Aldo’s reign over the featherweight division? See how both fighters are preparing for their upcoming title test.

Jul 29, 2013 11:39 am

Aldo Focused on TKZ, Not Potential Title Shot At 155

“I want to focus on my fight, then we’ll worry about a potential move. I don’t want to take too big of a step. I respect my opponent. I was already in the groove. I was prepared and I had to make a few adjustments, but I feel fine,” Aldo stated when asked about how the...

Jul 12, 2013 7:46 am

With Josh Koscheck Injured, Bout With Demian Maia Scrapped from UFC 163

UFC welterweight Josh Koscheck (17-7) has been stricken with injury and was forced to withdraw from his UFC 163 bout with Demian Maia (18-4). The two top welterweights were set to face off on August 3rd. With the short notice and legal complications that come along with setting up a fight past U.S. borders, the...

Jul 9, 2013 11:08 am

VIDEO | UFC 163: Aldo vs. Jung Preview

UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo continues his streak of superfights by taking on “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung in one of the most anticipated battles of 2013. Plus, Demian Maia fights Josh Koscheck, and Lyoto Machida meets Phil Davis.

Jun 21, 2013 10:28 am

UFC 163 Odds: Jose Aldo & Lyoto Machida open as big favorites

The betting lines for both the UFC 163 main and co-main events have been unveiled and they’re pretty lopsided. Brazilians Jose Aldo and Lyoto Machida have opened as big favorites over their respective opponents Chan Sung Jung and Phil Davis. Here’s a look at the lines (via BestFightOdds): UFC Featherweight Championship:  Champ Jose Aldo -560 ...

Jun 17, 2013 12:15 pm

Passed Up On Title Shot, Lamas Is Still Getting Paid According To UFC Boss

“You have two guys who both could’ve gotten this fight and Ricardo, unfortunately, I know is bummed out. And I told him, ‘You’re in that place that Chuck Liddell was in at one time. You’re in that place that Carlos Condit was in at one time. And you’re in that place that Johny Hendricks has...

Oct 20, 2012 4:13 pm

Dustin Poirier vs. Jonathan Brookins booked for TUF 16 Finale | UFC News

It was recently announced that a fight between featherweights Dustin “The Diamond” Poirier (12-2 MMA, 4-1 UFC) and Jonathan Brookins (13-5 MMA, 2-2 UFC) will take place at the “TUF 16 Finale”, set for December 15th at The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Dustin Poirier returns to the...

Jul 26, 2012 1:42 pm

Why We Haven’t Seen The Last Of Chael Sonnen In The Middleweight Division

By Evan Stoumbelis After losing to Anderson Silva for a second time, fans are left to wonder what Chael Sonnen‘s fate will be. Chael spoke with UFC Today’s Ariel Helwani about a possible move to the Light Heavyweight division. “There is simply an option to start over by changing weight class. My mentors have done...

Jun 12, 2012 12:51 pm

UFC on FX 3 Ratings Report | UFC NEWS

By Evan Stoumbelis Last Friday Johnson vs McCall II headlined UFC on FX 3, where fans saw Demetrious Johnson defeat Ian McCall via unanimous decision. Johnson now moves on to fight Joseph Benavidez to become the first ever UFC Flyweight champion. Unfortunately, after seeing a slight climb in viewers during UFC on FX 2, numbers...

Sep 21, 2017 4:23 pm

Jeremy Stephens Posts a Savage Belated Comeback to McGregor’s Infamous Line

Jeremy Stephens was able to put on a great performance against scrappy veteran Gilbert Melendez at UFC 215, but there’s one exchange he’d like to forget. Back at the UFC 205 press conference, he tried to zing Conor McGregor on the spot by saying he’s the ‘hardest hitting 145er’ up there. Quick-witted McGregor clapped back...

Jul 18, 2017 10:09 am

VIDEO | UFC Long Island: Road to the Octagon – Full Episode

This Saturday, the UFC will debut in Long Island, New York with the exciting, 13-fight UFC Long Island card. This card will be headlined by a key middleweight scrap between struggling former champion Chris Weidman and surging contender Kelvin Gastelum. Weidman will enter this fight having been stopped in his last three Octagon appearances, first...

Jun 14, 2017 7:37 am

Daniel Cormier reacts to news of Jon Jones’ mother’s passing

Yesterday afternoon, news surfaced that former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones had lost his mother, who had been struggling with diabetes for some time. In the wake of this tragedy, the MMA community united around Jones, offering their condolences to the former champ, and his brothers Arthur and Chandler, both of whom play in the NFL....

Feb 14, 2017 11:56 am

Yair Rodriguez says his celebrity increased after BJ Penn win

Last month, Mexican featherweight contender Yair Rodriguez scored a nice win over UFC Hall of Famer BJ Penn. Now several weeks removed from this win, the wild striking specialist explained to MMA Junkie that his defeat of Penn has made him a much more visible celebrity. “To be honest, before BJ, of course people recognized...

Feb 5, 2017 10:40 am

Alexa Grasso releases statement after loss to Felice Herrig

Last night, in the co-main event of the UFC’s latest trip to Houston, 23-year-old strawweight prospect Alexa Grasso faced the biggest test of her career in WMMA veteran Felice Herrig. Despite Herrig’s big-stage experience, this one was expected to be a blowout for the young Grasso, as evidenced by her status as a 3-1 betting...

Jan 31, 2017 12:00 pm

VIDEO | Fight breaks out in deli aisle of a grocery store

When street fights break out, there generally tends to be copious amounts of alcohol involved. If the violence can’t be attributed to alcohol, it can often be stacked up to flaring tempers at sports games or political events. Every now and then, however, violence erupts in the most unlikely of venues, and for no clear...

Nov 24, 2015 10:26 am

PHOTO | Benson Henderson not so “smooth” with the babies

As Benson Henderson readies himself in South Korea for UFC Fight Night 79, the former UFC lightweight champion has linked up with none other than the “Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung. It looks like “Smooth” hasn’t been a hit with the babies. Sung Jung posted a couple photos on his Instagram account of Henderson holding...

Nov 13, 2015 10:13 am

MUST SEE! Angela Lee pulls off gnarly twister submission at ONE Championship 32

Despite the last-minute removal of the ONE Championship welterweight title fight, ONE Championship: Pride of Lions, which took place in Singapore on Friday did not lack excitement. The fighters that remained on the card took it in their own hands to give fans thrilling fights. Take a look at Singapore’s “Unstoppable” Angela Lee who finished...

Sep 22, 2014 10:01 am

QUICK TWITT: Poirier Slams McGregor, “The Truth Will Be Told”

This Saturday fight fans will get to see a stacked UFC 178 card, headlined by Demetrious Johnson vs. Chris Cariaso. In the co-main event, Eddie Alvarez will make his UFC debut against Donald Cerrone, but before all of that, we will see Conor McGregor face Dustin Poirier. The pair have been trash talking since before...

Aug 28, 2014 4:05 pm

Holloway in For TKZ, Faces Corassani In Sweden

Hawaii’s own, Max “Blessed” Holloway is stepping up, and filling the UFC Fight Night 53 void left by the injured, Korean Zombie. UFC officials announced the new booking this afternoon. UFC fight Night 53 goes down from the Ericsson Globe in Stockholm, Sweden, on October 4. The booking is a short turnaround for Holloway, who...

Jul 25, 2014 5:21 am

Dustin Poirier: ‘I’m going to whup McGregor’s a$$’

“He just runs his mouth a little bit too much. He just kind of brings that kind of hatred towards himself. But, at the same time, people want to see him fight. So he’s doing a job of promoting the sport and the featherweight division. But he just got dealt a bad hand this time.”...

May 5, 2014 6:54 am

Jose Aldo vs. Chad Mendes 2 headlines UFC 176 in L.A.

UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo (24-1 MMA, 6-0 UFC) will once again defend his title against #1 contender Chad “Money” Mendes (16-1 MMA, 7-1 UFC), as UFC officials announced yesterday that the 145-pound rematch will serve as the headlining bout of this summer’s UFC 176 event in Los Angeles. Chad Mendes first challenged Jose Aldo...