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Feb 2, 2013 7:13 pm

UFC 156 Prelim results

By Evan Stoumbelis Tonight MMA fans will watch as Frankie Edgar challenges featherweight kingpin Jose Aldo, Alistair Overeem makes his return against Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva, and Rashad Evans hopes to defeat Antonio Nogueira and earn a fight with Anderson Silva, but before that, fans tuned into Facebook and FX for 6 bouts. Starting with the...

Jan 30, 2013 10:32 am

Bisping vs. Belcher Official for UFC 159 Co-Main Event | UFC News

  A middleweight clash between two veteran fighters is scheduled for the co-main event of UFC 159: Jones vs. Sonnen. Michael ‘ The Count’ Bisping (23-5) will take on Alan ‘The Talent’ Belcher (18-7) in a fight that both fighters are looking to capitalize on as they are both coming off of losses. UFC 159...

Jan 30, 2013 10:22 am

Jim Miller vs. Pat Healy set for UFC 159 in New Jersey | UFC News

UFC officials recently announced that a lightweight fight between Jim Miller (22-4 MMA, 11-3 UFC) and Strikeforce import Pat Healy (29-16 MMA, 0-1 UFC) has been added to the UFC 159 event scheduled for April 27 in New Jersey. Miller is coming off a “Fight of the year” candidate win over Joe Lauzon at UFC 155...

Jan 29, 2013 3:23 pm

Diaz vs. Thomson set for UFC on Fox 7

By Evan Stoumbelis Nate Diaz is set to face off with former Strikeforce lightweight champion Josh Thomson at UFC on Fox 7 on April 20th in San Jose. Thomson, a former Strikeforce champion, is making his return to the UFC after an 8 year absence. His last UFC appearance was at UFC 49 in 2004...

Jan 29, 2013 12:22 pm

Overeem: Bigfoot Will Be Just Another Statistic | UFC NEWS

“I know I am a better fighter. The fight will probably end in one or two rounds. I’m going to raise my hands after and he’s just going to be a number on my list, a statistic. I want to finish him the first round. I have the power to knock ‘Bigfoot’ out for a...

Jan 29, 2013 11:44 am

Cung Le Open To Anderson Silva Fight | UFC NEWS

“If the UFC wants me to fight after our discussion, I’m totally open for it. For me, I don’t mind either way. I’m just happy that I’m in the mix. There’s a lot of great fighters out there. Chris, Luke Rockhold is another name that people should watch out for. I’m open for whatever. Whether...

Jan 22, 2013 10:13 am

Akira Corassani vs. Robbie Peralta set for UFC on FUEL TV 9 | UFC News

A previously reported featherweight bout between Akira Corassani (10-3 MMA, 1-0 UFC) and Robbie Peralta (16-3 MMA, 2-0 UFC) has now been mafe official for the UFC on FUEL TV 9 event in Stockholm, Sweeden. Corassani, who was a semifinalist on Season 14 of “The Ultimate Fighter,” made his official UFC debut this past September against Andy Ogle at UFC...

Jan 19, 2013 10:29 am

Ortiz Ready To Get Cyborg Down To 135 But Doesn’t Want It To Kill Her | UFC NEWS

UFC hall-of-famer and former light-heavyweight champion, Tito Oriz, has taken to the world of fighter management and seems to be treating his star athlete, Cyborg Santos, much like he took to his own career. After being self managed for the majority of his fighting life, “The Huntington Beach Bad Boy” built a reputation for his...

Jan 19, 2013 9:29 am

Bellator Debuts With Solid Ratings; 1.2 Million Peak | MMA News

  Now with Strikeforce gone, Bellator seems to be the biggest North American competitor for the UFC and has a solid debut show to back them up. Once on MTV2, Bellator has recently shifted to a station that was once synonymous with free-TV MMA, Spike TV. The deal came after the UFC signed a multi-year...

Jan 19, 2013 9:15 am

Gustafsson vs. Mousasi Bout Official | UFC News

  Top Light-heavyweight contender Alexander ‘The Mauler’ Gustafsson has signed up to fight a new addition from the Strikeforce roster in long-time top 205-pounder, Gegard Mousasi. The fight will take place in Gustafsson’s home country of Sweden on April 6th, at the Ericsson Globe Arena. For Gustafsson, he comes off of a great 2012 that...

Jan 18, 2013 1:19 pm

9 Fighters Released by the UFC | UFC News

It appears that the UFC was forced to make some room on their current roster in order to accomodate their new Strikeforce imports, as 9 fighters were released by the promotion today. The recently axed fighters are as follows: Chad Griggs: Griggs sported an impressive 11-1 record when he made his octagon debut back at...

Jan 17, 2013 2:45 pm

9 Bouts Official For UFC 158: GSP vs. Diaz | UFC NEWS

UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre has posted an impressive 10-fight win streak during his reign atop the 170-pound division. On Saturday, March 16, he will look to extend that streak by one more as he steps back into the Octagon in his hometown to face former STRIKEFORCE® champion Nick Diaz at Montreal’s Bell Centre. On...

Jan 17, 2013 10:12 am

Josh Barnett’s profile has been added to UFC.com | UFC News

A sign of things to come? Or a tease from the world’s top mixed martial arts promotion? Either way, former Strikeforce heavyweight Josh Barnett (31-6 MMA, 3-1 SF) is now listed as a fighter on UFC.com. “The Warmaster” is still considered to be one of the top ten heavyweights in the world. He holds notable wins...

Jan 17, 2013 8:12 am

Jon Jones tells Cormier to quit talking and make the drop | UFC News

Last weekend, after defeating Dion Staring at Strikeforce’s final event, Daniel Cormier called out UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones during his post-fight interview. Jones, who has voiced his respect for “DC’s” abilities, says he wants Cormier to quit talking about a drop to the 205-pound division and be like Nike and “Just do...

Jan 16, 2013 8:00 am

UFC Names 20 Stikeforce Fighters Who Are Headed To The Octagon | UFC NEWS

20 Strikeforce fighters have been named as newly signed UFC fighters. The news comes way of last nights UFC on FUEL TV’s “UFC Tonight”. While many names on the Strikeforce roster are not present on the announcement, such as the likes of Josh Barnett amongst others, the current list of imports is an impressive starting...

Jan 16, 2013 6:29 am

Dan Hardy vs. Matt Brown set for UFC on FOX 7 in San Jose | UFC News

UFC officials announced Tuesday that a welterweight clash between Dan Hardy (25-10 MMA, 6-4 UFC) and Matt Brown (16-11 MMA, 6-5 UFC) has been added to the UFC on FOX 7 card set for April 20th in San Jose. Hardy has won back-to-back fights, his latest being a decision win over Amir Sadollah at UFC...

Jan 16, 2013 6:05 am

Pat Healy’s Opponent, Kurt Holobaugh Gets UFC Contract Even In Defeat | UFC NEWS

If last weekend’s Strikeforce event was indeed a try out for the UFC, Pat Healy’s opponent, Kurt Holobaugh passed with flying colors. The featherweight competitor took the fight against Healy on just two-weeks notice in a division contested above his natural fighting weight and remained competitive for the majority of the match. His manager took...

Jan 15, 2013 12:38 pm

Bendo/Gil; Mir/Cormier Official For UFC on FOX 7 | UFC News

  After the final Strikeforce card, questions arose on who the last champions of Strikeforce would face in their Octagon debut. Lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez and Heavyweight Grand Prix champion Daniel Cormier, now have their first official fights in the UFC finalized. For Melendez, an immediate title shot with Benson Henderson is slated for the...

Jan 14, 2013 12:00 pm

VIDEO | Gracie Breakdown: Lauzon’s flying heel hook | MMA NEWS

In this episode of the Gracie Breakdown, Ryron and Rener are reporting directly from a Gracie Garage in Palm Beach, Florida where they are visiting a very dedicated Gracie University home-study family. They breakdown their two favorit submissions from the final Strikeforce card (Roger Gracie’s arm triangle and Jacare’s beautiful kimura) and then they give...