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Jun 1, 2012 8:50 pm

"TUF Live Finale" Main Card Results & Recap | UFC NEWS

“The Ultimate Fighter Live Finale” has concluded and what an action packed night of fights! Tonight’s main card took place from The Pearl At The Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, and aired for free on the popular television channel FX. Not only did Mike Chiesa take out Al Iaquinta to earn the moniker of “Ultimate Fighter Champion”...

Jun 1, 2012 11:38 am

Thiago Silva Injured & Dana Wants Shogun vs. Glover Teixeira At UFC 149 | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Thiago Silva is out of UFC 149 bout with Shogun due to injury. However the UFC wants another Brazilian vs. Brazilian match-up in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Dana White comments on the situation. “With Thiago hurt, we turned to Glover and asked him to go right back in to fight ‘Shogun’ at UFC...

Jun 1, 2012 7:41 am

"Bigfoots" Manager Calling For Ban On Elbows | UFC NEWS

“Just got back to Brazil, was in the air, and only now found out about the uproar my comments on MMAJunkie Radio created, so I would like to clarify: I have seen way worse cuts then the one Cain inflicted on Bigfoot. The problem with this particular cut was not the size or anything, but...


Jun 1, 2012 6:40 am

Editorial Spotlight: The 5 worst UFC fights in history | UFC NEWS

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has produced some of the most memorable bouts in the history of organized modern combat. Some of the most notable fighters in the world now reside on its roster, and inhabit the conversations of mainstream fight fans. The level of skill of even the worst fighter in the UFC is above...

May 31, 2012 9:48 am

"The Predator" Returns | Cote vs. Le Set For UFC 148 | UFC NEWS

The UFC 148/147 reshuffle is over. With Vitor Belfort forced out of his scheduled appearance in Brazil with a broken hand, the UFC opted to pull Rich Franklin from his UFC 148 bout with Cung Le and place him opposite Wanderlei Silva in the UFC 147 main event. That shift left Mr. Le without an...

May 31, 2012 7:48 am

Wagner “Caldeirao” Prado On Phil Davis: "I’m gonna smash him.” | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Wagner “Caldeirao” Prado is the newest Brazilian addition to the UFC. For his first UFC bout he has been called in to replace the injured Chad Griggs to face Phil Davis at UFC On FOX 4. In an exclusive interview with TATAME Prado comments on the situation. “I have nothing to lose,I’m...

May 30, 2012 6:04 pm

Griggs Out, Prado In Against Phil Davis At UFC on FX 4 | UFC NEWS

An undisclosed injury has forced Chad Griggs out of his future bout at UFC on Fox 4 bout against Phil Davis. Filling the void left by Griggs absence is undefeated prospect Wagner Prado. Prado is a young and talented Brazilian out of the Nogueira training camp. Prado is making the jump to the UFC with...

May 30, 2012 3:25 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Vinny Magalhães Talks Silva, Sonnen, M-1 Global and His UFC Prospects

Vinny Magalhães is one of the most talked-about mixed martial artists not currently signed to a major promotion’s talent roster. The 27-year-old Brazilian has been getting attention lately for a number of reasons: (1) training consensus #2 middleweight Chael Sonnen in the lead up to his rematch with UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva, who is...

May 30, 2012 12:40 pm

Franklin vs. Le Off, Franklin vs. Silva II Now Official For UFC 147 | UFC NEWS

The UFC has been forced to shuffle fight cards once again. This past weekend it was revealed that UFC middleweight Vitor Belfort had been forced out of his UFC 147 main event against Wanderlei Silva with a broken hand. As a result the UFC has pulled Rich Franklin from his scheduled date with Strikeforce import...

May 29, 2012 7:19 am

Report: Anderson Silva Suffered Possible Training Injury | UFC NEWS

UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva suffered a knee injury during training.  This could affect his July 7th title defense against number one contender Chael Sonnen at UFC 148.   TATAME reports: UFC middleweight champion, Anderson Silva was honored by Brazilian Taekwondo Confederation this Monday, but the day wasn’t all about good news. The fighter revealed to the pressthat...

May 27, 2012 12:02 am

Vitor Belfort Suffers Broken Hand, Pulled From UFC 147 | UFC NEWS

By Jonathan Kirschner UFC President Dana White confirmed at the UFC 146 post fight press conference that Vitor Belfort has suffered a broken hand and is out of the UFC 147 main event. Originally scheduled to fight Wanderlei Silva, it is unknown exactly how Belfort broke his hand and there is no timetable for a...

May 25, 2012 2:55 pm

UFC HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMP MAKES KID’S DREAM COME TRUE | UFC NEWS

Reigning UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos may be wrapped in UFC gold now, but there was a time where he was just another poor kid from Brazil, dreaming of one day becoming a fighter and making a better life for himself. Nicknamed ‘Cigano’ after a character in a Brazilian soap opera he resembled, dos...

May 22, 2012 6:15 pm

Herb Dean Set To Oversee Dos Santos vs. Mir at UFC 146 | UFC NEWS

By Jonathan Kirschner As the date approaches for UFC Heavyweight Champion Junior Dos Santos and Frank Mir to battle in the middle of the octagon, a referee for the bout has officially been assigned. In a meeting held on Monday, the Nevada State Athletic Commission confirmed that veteran MMA referee Herb Dean would be officiating...

May 21, 2012 11:02 pm

Anderson Silva Says He's Staying At Middleweight | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva in an interview with TATAME. Silva comments on staying in the Middleweight division. “We have a couple of athletes in the above division, which are Rafael Feijao (Strikeforce), who’s a big name in the division and Fabio Maldonado, who just fought and lost by points. We have...

May 19, 2012 8:00 am

Renan Barao In For Cruz Against Faber For Interim Title | UFC NEWS

On Friday evening’s episode of The Ultimate Fighter Live, UFC President Dana White officially announced Renan Barao, 26-1 with 1 no-contest, will face Urijah Faber for the UFC Interim Bantamweight Title at UFC 148. The fight card change comes on the heels of reigning UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz’s knee injury, and subsequent withdrawal, in...

May 18, 2012 8:10 am

Cain Velasquez vs. Antonio Silva: Fight Breakdown | UFC NEWS

Through all the shifting that the UFC 146 card has gone through, its good to see that the co-main event is still intact and now features two men who will come together to make a very intriguing matchup before the Heavyweight title fight as former UFC Heavyweight champion, Cain Velasquez will take on UFC newcomer...

May 18, 2012 8:08 am

UFC 146 Conference Call Highlights | UFC NEWS

By: Jason Kindschy “..I think anytime you go in as the underdog it gives you motivation because you’re more driven to win when people you expect you to,” stated Frank Mir in yesterdays conference call for UFC 146. The conference call featured competitors from the main event, UFC heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos, and former...

May 17, 2012 7:48 am

UFC on FUEL TV 3’s Maldonado | “The Judges Want To F*** Me” | UFC NEWS

“There was a judge who scored it 30-27, there’s no logic in it. I’m really sad… I won it and that’s it. Everybody saw it, even the judges. The three judges who gave it to him know deep down I won. In my opinion it’s not a mistake, is called having a bad character, mainly...

May 17, 2012 7:36 am

JDS on Mir | He Is Good But He Talks Too Much | UFC NEWS

“He likes to talk a lot, and I don’t agree with that. Yeah, as a fighter, he is a pretty good fighter. He got pretty good jiu-jitsu skills and he is a good striker too, but he likes to talk, and that is not so good to me to hear when he says something stupid....

May 16, 2012 11:52 pm

Dos Santos | "I’m feeling very prepared to defend my title" | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Junior Dos Santos in an interview with TATAME. Dos Santos comments on his training. “My preparation is great. I had a great training camp, I had the support of high level athletes and I’m feeling very prepared to defend my title successfully.” Dos Santos comments on the change of opponents. “Since I...

May 16, 2012 4:55 am

"Cigano is better in the stand-up and on the ground," Say JDS Coach | UFC NEWS

By Jamie McAllister Yuri Carlton Junior Dos Santos BJJ coach in an interview with TATAME. Carlton comments on Junior’s Jiu-Jitsu skills and feels he may be better than Mir on the ground. “I am positive that Cigano’s Jiu-Jitsu is better. He trains with the Best guys in Brazil: Minotauro, Minotouro, Anderson, Demian, just to name...

May 15, 2012 8:00 pm

UFC ON FUEL TV 3: Main Card Results And Recap | Jung Taps Poirier In 4th

UFC on FUEL TV 3 went down tonight from the Patriot Center in Fairfax, Va. After 12-bouts of action and a stellar main event the UFC’s return to FUEL TV is now over. In the main event it was The Korean Zombie who was able to take out Dustin Porier with a fourth round submission...