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Jan 14, 2012 9:00 am

UFC NEWS – The “Rumble” Saga: Johnson Makes Fight Day Weight Of 204.2 Lbs. – Job On The Line Even With Victory For Unapologetic “Rumble”

The biggest news coming out of the “UFC 142: Aldo vs. Mendes” lead up came to us yesterday when it was announced Anthony “Rumble” Johnson had put tonight’s co-main event in jeopardy with missing weight. He came in at 197 pounds for his middleweight (185lb) contest with Vitor Belfort. To that his manager Glen Robinson...

Jan 13, 2012 2:40 pm

UFC NEWS – "UFC 142: Aldo vs. Mendes" Weigh-Ins Full Video Replay

Today’s “UFC 142: Aldo vs. Mendes” weigh-in ceremony took place from the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro. All fighters except Anthony Johnson missed weight. 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 13, 2012 1:29 pm

UFC NEWS – "UFC 142: Aldo vs. Mendes" Weigh-In Results – Johnson In At 197 Pounds

MAIN CARD: (Pay-per-view) Champ Jose Aldo (145) vs. Chad Mendes (144) Vitor Belfort (186) vs. Anthony Johnson (197)* Mike Massenzio (184) vs. Rousimar Palhares (186) Carlo Prater (170) vs. Erick Silva (169) Edson Barboza (154) vs. Terry Etim (155) PRELIMINARY CARD: (FX) Sam Stout (155) vs. Thiago Tavares (155) Gabriel Gonzaga (250) vs. Ednaldo Oliveira...


Jan 12, 2012 3:03 pm

UFC NEWS – Kenny Florian May Be Forced Into Early Retirement With Back Injury

Three time UFC title challenger, Kenny “Kenflo” Florian has reportedly suffered a back in jury that may force him out of competition and into retirement. The Boston Herald has the scoop:   [box_light] Florian has dealt with back problems throughout his career, but suffered a new injury in November while lifting weights. Having already planned...

Jan 12, 2012 2:27 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC 142’s Sam Stout Doubts His Opponent Will Stand With Him

[box_light] “Look, if he gets me to my back, I’m not going to just lay there. He’s going to have to work his ass off to keep me down. I don’t think he’ll want to stand with me, that’s for sure.” “Being down here in Rio has been great. It’s humid and it’s been great...

Jan 12, 2012 2:22 pm

UFC NEWS – Chad Mendes: Urijah Is My Mentor, But We Are Different

[box_light] “Urijah is my mentor and he’s played a key role in helping me develop a strategy for this fight. He knows where Jose is strong and where he’s not. But Urijah’s style and my style are completely different. He shoots a lot of single legs and has incredible speed. For me, I have an...

Jan 12, 2012 1:35 pm

UFC NEWS – 2011 Salary Report For 337 UFC Fighters

2011 was a hallmark year for the world’s biggest and best Mixed Martial Arts promotion. They expanded to new territories, set record gate and attendance figures and launched a revolutionary TV deal. Safe to say the UFC had a great 2011. In an interesting report from mma-manifesto.com, 337 UFC fighters who fought for the promotion...

Jan 12, 2012 11:52 am

UFC NEWS – Buddy Roberts vs. Sean Loeffler Debut on UFC Fuel TV 1

Middleweight newcomers Buddy Roberts and Sean Loeffler will clash at Fuel TV’s first UFC event on February 15th in Omaha, Nebraska. UFC on FUEL TV is set to take place in Omaha, Nebraska on February 15 from the Omaha Civic Auditorium. A welterweight clash between Jake Ellenberger and Diego Sanchez is set for the evening’s...

Jan 12, 2012 9:43 am

UFC NEWS – “Brock Lesnar Is Done” Says UFC President

[box_light]“I think Brock’s done. The conversations I’ve had with Brock Lesnar since that fight, all indications point to it’s over. This isn’t baseball man, half in, half out, you can go out and party the night before and then play a game. These guys have to be 100-percent into this mentally, physically, emotionally… Here’s what...

Jan 12, 2012 9:10 am

UFC NEWS – The Ultimate Fighter Brazil To Feature 145 and 185 Pound Fighters – Finals Set For PPV

UFC officials today confirmed that the first international edition of “The Ultimate Fighter” reality series is set to feature up-and-coming featherweight and middleweight fighters. The Brazilian edition of the show will put Vitor Belfort opposite Wanderlei Silva and the two will take to a June pay-per-view event to settle their coaching rivalry. The shows four-finalists...

Jan 11, 2012 8:17 pm

UFC NEWS – Anthony Njokuani vs. John Makdessi In The Works For UFC 145

According to UFC officials, lightweights Anthony Njokuani and John Makdessi have verbally agreed to meet at UFC 145 this March, as the promotion made the announcement earlier today. Njokuani is coming off a split decision loss to Danny Castillo just a few weeks ago at UFC 141, as Castillo was able use his wrestling pedigree...

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 4:52 pm

UFC NEWS – Ross Pearson Denies Reports Of Booking Siver For UFC on FUEL TV 2

Reports started circling the internet today that a bout between Ross Pearson and Dennis Siver had been booked for the UFC’s debut on Swedish territory, however if it’s been booked someone forgot to tell Ross “The Real Deal” Pearson. MMANytt.se and MMAJunkie.com com where the first to report the matchup debunked by Pearson. Pearson and...

Jan 11, 2012 3:18 pm

UFC NEWS – Akira Corassani Faces Jason Young At UFC On FUEL TV 2

In typical UFC fashion, the promotion is booking a host of regional talent for their debut event in Sweden. As a result, Swedish fighter and Ultimate Fighter competitor, Akira Corassani is set to face Jason Young during the UFC on FUEL TV 2 fight card this April UFC on FUEL TV 2 is now officially...

Jan 11, 2012 11:49 am

UFC NEWS – Jose Aldo Fight Camp: The Maynard Connection

“I met Gray when I was going to fight Kenny, he was the main event against Frankie. We were always joking around with each other. From there we started a friendship. I told him it would be great if he could come train with us. Good for him and good for us. It’s great to...