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Jan 9, 2012 12:00 pm

UFC NEWS – "UFC 142: Aldo vs. Mendes" Official Schedule Of Events

  The Ultimate Fighting Championship is excited to return back to the City Maravilhosa as they kick off activities leading up to their second event in Rio de Janeiro for “UFC RIO: ALDO vs. MENDES” on January 14!  Join UFC stars Junior dos Santos, Jon “Bones” Jones, Lyoto Machida, Wanderlei Silva, Rogerio Nogueira, Gray Maynard,...


Jan 9, 2012 9:43 am

UFC NEWS – Maldonado Forced Off UFC 142 Card With Injury,

This Saturday’s UFC 142 fight card has lost a light-heavyweight contest and as a result the event will feature only 10 fights. Fabio Maldonado has suffered an injury in training and has been forced to withdraw from his scheduled appointment with Caio Magalhaes at UFC 142. The UFC will not seek a replacement for the...

Jan 4, 2012 12:12 pm

UFC NEWS – Quotes From Today’s UFC 142 Pre-Fight Press Conference Call

Today the UFC held their UFC 142: Aldo vs. Mendes” pre-fight conference call. Jose Aldo, Chad Mendes, Vitor Belfort and Anthony Johnson where all on the line today fielding questions from members of the media who got the invite to participate. UFC 142 is set to go down on Jan. 14 from Rio de Janeiro’s...

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...

Dec 26, 2011 12:50 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC 143's Fabricio Werdum Looking To Finish Roy Nelson

“There’s no easy fight anymore. Everybody knows a little bit of everything: Jiu-Jitsu, Wrestling, Boxing, and Muay Thai. It’s a different time we’re living in. Nelson knocked Cro Cop out, he has a very strong right hand, sharp Boxing, but I’ll impose my rhythm and play by my game plan until I tire him out....

Dec 26, 2011 12:00 pm

UFC NEWS – Maynard Says Mendes Isn't Ready To Take On Aldo

“The way I see it, Chad Mendes is a great athlete, a very mature kid, but honestly I don’t believe he’s ready to fight Jose Aldo. I think it’s too soon, he needed to fight few more times, but well… I’m not the one to decide that, it’s just my opinion on the subject. Jose...

Dec 22, 2011 5:30 am

UFC NEWS – Anthony “Rumble” Johnson: “I’m definitely not afraid to bang with Vitor”

On January 14th, Anthony “Rumble” Johnson meets Vitor Belfort in “The Phenom’s” backyard of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for UFC 142. When he was asked by MMAFightCorner.com about whether there was pressure of fighting a famed Brazilian in Brazil, Johnson seemed indifferent of the situation. “…like I approach every other fight. You know, he’s human,...

Dec 22, 2011 5:15 am

UFC NEWS – “Korean Zombie”: If The UFC Calls, I'll Be Ready For Aldo

After his 7 second knockout victory over former 145 pound title challenger, Mark Hominick, Chan Sung Jung could be in consideration for a top spot in the UFC’s featherweight division. Although the “Korean Zombie” knows he’s only had four fights under ZUFFA owned promotional banners, he is very excited if the opportunity of a title...

Dec 21, 2011 11:37 am

UFC NEWS – "Big Nog" Passes Some Blame On Herb Dean For Mir Loss

“Last Saturday I fought and lost via submission for the first time in my career; it was a bad feeling, but it’s part of the sport. Everything that happens in a fight is quick and the fighter acts most based on his instincts and reflexes than [what’s] on his mind. I knew I made a...

Dec 21, 2011 4:30 am

UFC NEWS – Junior Dos Santos to Host Special Q&A at UFC 141

On Thursday Dec. 29th, “UFC 141: Lesnar vs. Overeem” will host a special Q&A session with UFC heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos prior to weigh-ins at Las Vegas’ MGM Grand Garden Arena. UFC Fight Club members will have access to the UFC’s fan club activities starting at 4 p.m. EST. The Q&A session is available...

Dec 20, 2011 1:40 pm

UFC NEWS – Dana White: " I don't know how Nogueira sleeps at night"

“[Nogueira] was two punches away from winning that fight [against Frank Mir]. Instead he passed the guard and tried to apply a guillotine on Frank Mir. Nobody understood that. He will regret that decision for the rest of life. It was his fight. It was finished. I do not know how he sleeps after that.”...

Dec 20, 2011 8:54 am

UFC NEWS – Herb Dean Had Hoped "Big Nog" Would Tap Before Eventual Arm Break

“In my mind, I was hoping that he would tap. Like, ‘Please, please make this easy for me. That looks like it’s on.’ I definitely [had a] heightened awareness at that time. I was really focused on that arm. But that’s how Antonio became who he is — he didn’t get there by giving up....

Dec 19, 2011 8:51 am

UFC NEWS – Caio Magalhaes In For Nedkov Against Maldonado At UFC 142

In the last minute reshuffling of UFC 142, the UFC has etched their final “replacement” contract for their return trip to Brazil. UFC newcomer Caio Magalhaes will fill the final void on UFC 142 left by Staslov Nedkov and face Fabio Maldonado next month. UFC 142 is set to go down on Jan. 14 from...

Dec 16, 2011 9:44 am

UFC NEWS – UFC 142: Broughton & Bahadurzada Out With Injuries

UFC 142 has taken a hit today. We reported just moments ago of the removal of Paulo Thiago and Stanislov Nedkov from UFC 142 and now the UFC has announced two more withdrawals from their return trip to Brazil. Both Rob Broughton and Siyar Bahadurzada have been forced off the card due to injuries suffered...