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Apr 28, 2012 12:04 pm

The Modern Relevance of "The Ultimate Fighter" | UFC NEWS

By Jake Chastain: So, at this point it is no secret that MMA is the world’s fastest growing sport, popularity-wise as well as competition-wise. Everywhere you turn there is a new MMA gym opening up with prospective fighters moving through its ranks, a new television program that wants to host an MMA promotion, and fans...

Apr 27, 2012 9:52 pm

The Ultimate Fighter Live on FX | Recap and Post Fight Quotes | UFC NEWSlts, Rec

The Ultimate Fighter Live episode 8 – ‘The Lion’s Den’ – aired Friday evening and saw Team Faber take the lead once more as Chris Saunders nabbed a split decision win over Sam Sicilia. They now lead the series 4-3. With the win, the final qualifying fight of the series was announced and will pit...

Apr 27, 2012 6:49 pm

Hector Lombard Happy To Be UFC Middleweight | Calls Out Anderson Silva

The Ultimate Fighting Championship organization is proud to confirm the signing of elite middleweight contender Hector Lombard, who will make an immediate impact in the UFC 185lbs weight class when he makes his Octagon™ debut this summer. Born in Cuba, Lombard has amassed one of the most impressive records in professional mixed martial arts, compiling...


Apr 27, 2012 6:45 pm

Okami vs. Cane | UFC 150 in Denver August 11

By Lorenzo Luciano: UFC 150 is officially headed to Denver’s Pepsi Center with a new middleweight bout added to the card between Yushin Okami and Brazilian Luiz Cane. The bout was confirmed by UFC officials with the Denver Post. Yushin Okami is a Japanese mixed martial artist with a record of 26 wins and 7...

Apr 27, 2012 6:33 pm

Jones Opens Up As Huge Favorite Over Hendo | UFC NEWS

UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon “Bones” Jones opens up as a -565 favorite over the challenger and former Pride and Strikeforce Champion, Dan Henderson, who is the underdog at +385. With a rumored UFC 149 July 21 fight date in Calgary, Hendo will have some time to prepare himself for one of the world’s top...

Apr 27, 2012 6:27 pm

Thiago Tavares vs. Dennis Hallman set for UFC 150!

By Chase Raymond: A sure treat for fight fans has been added to UFC 150 with the announcement of Dennis Hallman (51-14-2 MMA, 4-5 UFC) vs. Thiago Tavares (17-4-1 MMA, 7-4-1 UFC). The 36-year-old Hallman seems to have had career resurgence with an 8-2 record over the last five and a half years. One of...

Apr 27, 2012 5:05 pm

Henderson vs Edgar II set for UFC 150

By Evan Stoumbelis: Lightweight champ Ben Henderson now has a date set for his first title defense. His opponent…none other than the man he defeated to win the belt, Frankie Edgar. The rematch doesn’t come as a big surprise to fans, after Ben Henderson defeated Frankie Edgar at UFC 144 in a thrilling fight, there...

Apr 27, 2012 2:53 pm

Poll Results | Who is better, Jones or Silva? | UFC NEWS

With all the talk of Jon Jones being the greatest light-heavyweight champion in UFC history, we took to the polls to see what the fans think about the pound-four pound debate and whether or not Jones has trumped Anderson Silva’s right to the crown. Obviously, without the two fighting each other we can only speculate...

Apr 27, 2012 2:44 pm

Njokuani vs Taylor Booked For UFC on Fuel TV 4

Just coming off a unanimous decision win over John Makdessi, Anthony Njokuani already had his next opponent. The 15-6 (2-2 in the UFC) lightweight will square off against Paul Taylor. UFC on FUEL TV 4 is set to go down in San Jose California on July 11 from the HP Pavillion. The two were originally...

Apr 27, 2012 2:37 pm

UFC on FUEL TV 4 Gets A Home | HP Pavillion To Host Munoz vs. Weidman

By Jamie McAllister: San Jose’s HP Pavilion is rumoured to be hosting UFC On Fuel TV 4 – Munoz vs. Weidman. The event will take place on July 11th Middleweights Mark Munoz and Chris Weidman set to headline the show. Light Heavyweights Brandon Vera & James Te Huna are also expected to appear on the...

Apr 27, 2012 12:33 pm

UFC 148 Anderson Silva vs Chael Sonnen | Tickets Go On Sale Next Week | UFC News

By Lynn Mitchell: Its been a long anticipated wait,  “UFC 148: Silva vs. Sonnen II” Tickets go on sale to the general public next Friday, May 4, at 3 p.m. ET (12 p.m. PT local time) for the rematch we have all been looking forward to on July 7, 2012  – MGM Grand Garden Arena Las Vegas NV. We...

Apr 27, 2012 10:59 am

Wanderlei | "Chael is a Pu***" | UFC NEWS

By Jamie McAllister: Chael Sonnen has hit Brazil & its fighters with a barrage of insults over the past few years, in an interview with TATAME Wanderlei Silva once labelled as “Disabled” by Sonnen has his say. “I have nothing to say to him. I won’t give him that kind of audience. I don’t care...

Apr 27, 2012 10:35 am

Report | UFC 147 Venue May Be Set For The Belo Horizonte | UFC NEWS

UFC 147 is now rumored to be taking place at the Belo Horizonte. After recent issues with scheduling in Rio De Janeiro and issues with hotel rooms due to an international event in the city. TATAME reports that the event will happen at Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, on June 23rd. The IMX company that produces...

Apr 27, 2012 10:11 am

Anderson Silva Almost Shot Rafael Cordeiro With A Shotgun | UFC NEWS

By Jamie McAllister: Anderson Silva launched his biography (co-written with Eduardo Ohata) in Rio de Janeiro this week. Here is one interesting story from the book about when he came close to killing his trainer Rafael Cordeiro. Translated & Reported by Fighters Only. Anderson had been teaching Jiu Jitsu classes & Cordeiro wanted him to...

Apr 27, 2012 9:39 am

Free Fight Video | Struve vs. McCorkle | UFC NEWS

In the battle of the big men at UFC 124, 6’11 Stefan Struve took on 6’7 Sean McCorkle. Struve showed that he has some serious technique to go along with his size, beautifully sweeping McCorkle before finishing him with brutal ground and pound.

Apr 27, 2012 9:32 am

Jon "Bones" Jones Younger Brother Drafted 1st Rd in the NFL! | UFC NEWS

By Chase Raymond: Jon Jones is holding a bit of a victory party tonight in his semi-finished “Bones” cave. It has just been days since his big victory against rival Rashad Evans, but Jon Jones has another reason to celebrate. The New England Patriots drafted his little brother Chandler Jones in the first round 21st...

Apr 26, 2012 4:20 pm

Dana White | Tito Ortiz and BJ Penn Belong in the UFC Hall of Fame | UFC NEWS

The next induction to the UFC hall of fame we will “likey” see two of the most prolific UFC champions.  SB Nation reports a lunch gathering at The Palm restaurant, White said two fighters coming close to the end of the line, former UFC Light Heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz and Multi-Weight Class champ BJ Penn belong in the Hall...

Apr 26, 2012 3:00 pm

Jon Jones Draws Big With 700,000 PPV Buys | Proves Star Power | UFC NEWS

By Lynn Mitchell: Jon Jones is materializing as star who can sell pay per views.  The recent stats show a whopping 700,000 pay per view buys – this is huge in today’s market.  The rivalry with Rashad played a big factor.   Evans is already a proven draw with 1 million plus buys for UFC 114’s Rashad...

Apr 26, 2012 2:54 pm

Randy Couture On Athletes Using TRT | "Sometimes They Go Too Far With It." | UFC NEWS

“There is such fine line with all of the anti-aging stuff that’s out there now. TRT is generally something a guy does in their 40’s and 50’s when their natural production of testosterone drops off,” “There are other natural ways to boost your own body’s production without replacing it and it’s safer as well, but...

Apr 26, 2012 2:21 pm

Calgary UFC Event Can Generate Up to $20 million for City

By Ryan Busuttil: Take note New York! The UFC’s upcoming event inCalgary, Alberta, Canada will generate up to $20 million for the city, according to an article on the Calgary Herald’s website, Calgaryherald.com. While speaking at a luncheon at the Calgary Chamber of Commerce, Tom Wright, the UFC’s Director of Canadian Operations, stated that the...