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Jan 18, 2012 2:02 pm

UFC NEWS – If Wanderlei Silva Trades With Me I’ll Break Him, Says Belfort

“(Johnson) pretended to be hungry when he came after me, but in reality he was not doing anything dangerous. A wrestler is not going to be able to take me down and smother me. It’s no use. I come from jiu-jitsu. You can try but it won’t lead to anything. I come from jiu-jitsu. On...

Jan 17, 2012 8:22 am

UFC NEWS – Aldo Only Moving To Lightweight For Immediate Title Shot

[box_light]”It won’t happen for now, unless he goes straight for a title shot. Not, “Oh no, he left the featherweight belt, moved up to lightweight and started from the beginning,’ no way.”[/box_light] Leader of Brazils Nova Uniao and trainer of UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo, Andre Pederneiras, comments on the possibility of his champion moving...

Jan 15, 2012 12:04 am

UFC NEWS – Yamasaki vs. Silva vs. Prater: UFC 142 Tainted With Refs Bad Call

Tonight’s UFC 142 event was one of the most brutally entertaining events in recent memory. From top to bottom the main card fighter’s delivered in a big way with finish after finish after finish. However, the official standings on the main card has one glaring gap in decisive wins when it shouldn’t. Carlo Prater notched...


Jan 14, 2012 10:17 pm

UFC NEWS – Anthony Johnson Is Getting Cut Says UFC President

[box_light] “Rumble Johnson did the damage to himself. To be that unprofessional to not come in on weight and that far off when you used to fight at 170, now you went to 185 pounds so you wouldn’t have trouble making weight and this is your worst weight cut ever? It’s a detriment to himself....

Jan 14, 2012 10:15 pm

UFC NEWS – All 20 UFC 142 Fighter’s Give Their Take On Their Performances

UFC 142 went down tonight from Rio de Janeiro’s HSBC Arena. In the main event featherweight weight champion Jose Aldo put his belt on the line against the undefeated Team Alpha Male product, Chad Mendes and with one second left in the first round knocked out the Sacramento resident to retain his title. In the...

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 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 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...