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Jan 25, 2012 4:45 am

UFC NEWS| Evans Believes Phil Davis Is Scared Of His Wrestling

“When it comes to MMA wrestling, he’s definitely not a better wrestler when it comes to that. That bothers him and it actually makes him a little bit afraid as well. When he gets hit on his feet and he can’t go to his safety zone, which is on the ground, then he starts going...

Jan 24, 2012 8:09 am

UFC NEWS – Bisping On Sonnen: He Takes PED’s Due To Lack Of Testical

“Okay. One, let’s start with the obvious. He’s not the middleweight champion. He’s been beaten many, many times. He’s been submitted more times than I care to mention. Not to mention, the last time he lost a fight by submission, there were some issues involving performance enhancing drugs. I don’t know what the deal is....

Jan 23, 2012 2:15 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC on FX 1 Draws 1.3 Million Viewer Average

The UFC’s inaugural show on FOX affiliate station “FX” drew in 1.3 million viewers to the station. The two-hour event which played host to four main card bouts averaged a 1.19 rating among males 18-49 and a 1.21 in the 18-34 bracket. The preliminary card broadcast on FUEL TV drew in 148,000 viewers. UFC on...


Jan 23, 2012 8:47 am

UFC NEWS – Jon Jones Favors Evans Over Davis This Weekend On FOX

“I’m picking Rashad Evans. I’m in his corner … I want to fight Rashad. He’s the antagonist of my career. There’s no just pumping up pay per views when it comes to me and Rashad. Everything about us disliking each other is true. After we fight each other it’ll all be clear, and he can...

Jan 20, 2012 8:21 am

UFC NEWS – Chael Sonnen A Huge Favorite Over Bisping, Maia Underdog To Weidman

In the most recent betting odds for next week’s UFC on FOX 2 event, odds makers have Chael Sonnen pegged as more than a 4-1 favorite over his counterpart Michael Bisping. Additionally, longtime division standout Demian Maia is the underdog to last minute replacement opponent Chris Weidman, who is currently unranked in the division. Smart...

Jan 20, 2012 8:07 am

UFC NEWS – Chael Sonnen Is A Failure, Says Bisping

“To be honest Chael Sonnen is a failed partisan and a failed politician. He also failed as being a champion because he had many times in the past to achieve that and didn’t succeed. Honestly, I would have expected something a bit better from him than just calling me Pip. He could have done a...

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...