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May 4, 2012 2:44 pm

"UFC on Fox 3: Diaz vs Miller" Preview and Predictions

By George Deutsch: UFC on Fox 3 is upon us, and though it may lack star power — other than Josh Koscheck — the card promises to be competitive with title implications involved. Here are my thoughts on what you can expect when the UFC rolls into the IZOD Center in East Rutherford, New Jersey,...

May 4, 2012 12:53 pm

With Silva vs. Sonnen Moved, Belfort vs. Silva new UFC 147 Main Event

With news that the Anderson Silva vs. Chael Sonnen rematch has been shifted from UFC 147 to UFC 148, the UFC has now opted to put the rematch between Vitor Belfort and Wanderlei Silva in the headlining slot for UFC 147. UFC 147 is expected to go down on June 23 at the Estadio Jornalista...

May 3, 2012 12:26 pm

Lyoto Machida Was Ready To Drop To 185 To Stay Active | UFC NEWS

“I was ready to fight but the opportunity was not there. The division is lacking, it’s a bit mixed, and I didn’t know, right (who would be my next opponent)? I even had the intention of fighting at 185lbs so I wouldn’t lose the opportunity of keeping busy. I spoke to Ed Soares and (Jorge...


May 3, 2012 7:52 am

UFC 147 | Yuri Alcantara vs. Hacran Diaz Added | UFC NEWS

UFC officials have added an additional featherweight bout to the UFC 147 roster in the form of Yuri Alcantara vs. Hacran Dias. UFC 147 is expected to go down on June 23 at the Estadio Jornalista Felipe Drumond in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Originally scheduled to take place in a soccer stadium in Rio with Anderson...

May 1, 2012 6:50 am

UFC 150 | Jake Shields Set For Middleweight Bout Against Ed Herman | UFC NEWS

By Lewis Mckeever: Since joining forces with the UFC, Jake Shield’s welterweight stint has been some-what underwhelming. The Cesar Gracie Jiu-Jitsu student has decided to switch up his tactics and make a return to the Middleweight division, where he is slated to face “Short Fuse” Ed Herman in Denver for UFC 150. UFC kingpin Dana...

Apr 29, 2012 12:58 pm

Sizing Up Jon Jones And Anderson Silva | UFC NEWS

By Evan Stoumbelis: There has been a lot of talk about Jon Jones and Anderson Silva.  Who is the better fighter and who would win if the two men were to fight?  One thing is for sure, if this fight does happen, which given the attention it has received it just might, it could very...

Apr 28, 2012 12:25 pm

UFC on Fox | Weighing in on Diaz vs Miller

By Lynn Mitchell: Saturday May 5, 2012 in  East Rutherford, NJ | UFC on Fox presents Diaz vs Miller One month after Nathan Diaz received his jiu jitsu black belt from Cesar Gracie.  Diaz currently holds a record of 15-7-0 (W-L-D).  Nate’s victories include submitting Junior Assuncao, Melvin Guillard and Marcus Davis via guillotine choke, Rory...

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 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 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 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 1:55 pm

Chael Sonnen | Anderson Is A Fraud, Never Been The Best | UFC NEWS

By Jose Garcia: The always animated Chael Sonnen, UFC Boss Dana White, and current middleweight champ Anderson Silva held a press conference in Brazil Wednesday in anticipation of UFC 148. Following the presser, Sonnen met with additional reporters and was in his normal character, Mr. Chael P. Sonnen. When asked about his rivalry and on-going...

Apr 26, 2012 12:25 pm

Anderson Silva | Chael Sonen is Not a Martial Artist | UFC NEWS

By Lynn Mitchell: The UFC 148 pre-fight press conference on April 24, 2012 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the main event fighters Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva and number one contender and Chael Sonnen stare down. Silva defeated Sonnen in August, 2010 in one of the greatest fights to ever take place in the Octagon. Sonnen dominated with...

Apr 26, 2012 7:43 am

Dana White tells Jim Rome: “I know (Overeem) lied to me!” | UFC NEWS

By Chase Raymond: Yesterday (April 25th, 2012) the very busy Dana White went on the Jim Rome radio show and answered questions regarding the Alistair Overeem situation. It was a nice surprised to get some new information on a situation that Dana has been pretty closed lip about. It was in some ways most surprising...

Apr 26, 2012 7:34 am

Erik Koch Likely Candidate For Next Featherweight Title Shot | UFC NEWS

By Jamie McAllister: Jose Aldo’s next opponent could be Erik Koch. Koch is likely to be named the opponent for Aldo’s next title defence whenever the UFC decides on a date for the Featherweight champion to defend his title. Sources close to both fighters confirm that Koch is the likely candidate to get the shot...

Apr 24, 2012 1:43 pm

Marcus LeVesseur will fight Cody McKenzie at UFC on FUEL TV 3

By Lorenzo Luciano: Marcus LeVesseur will replace Aaron Riley at next month’s UFC on FUEL TV 3 and meet Cody McKenzie . The event will take place on May 15th, 2012 at the Patriot Center in Fairfax, Virginia. Aaron Riley was forced to withdraw from the event due to undisclosed reasons. Cody McKenzie is an American...

Apr 24, 2012 8:25 am

Silva vs. Sonnen II Moved to UFC 148 in Las Vegas

By Jason Kindschy: The UFC has officially announced that the rematch for the UFC middleweight title will not take place in Rio at UFC 147; instead the bout has been moved to UFC 148 in Las Vegas. In recent days there has been a lot of discussion around the venue for highly anticipated rematch between...

Apr 24, 2012 6:49 am

Video | Wanderlei Silva UFC 147 Video Blog Episode One | UFC NEWS

Wanderlei Silva has carried a chip on his shoulder ever since his 44 second loss to Vitor Belfort at UFC Brazil on October 16, 1998. Silva is coming off a victory over former Strikeforce Middleweight Champion Cung Le & Belfort is coming off of two impressive first round stoppages of undersized Middleweight Yoshihiro Akiyama via...

Apr 23, 2012 8:46 am

Natasha Wicks | Former UFC Ring Girl Now Olympic Hopeful

By Jamie McAllister: The one time UFC ring girl Natasha Wicks comments on getting over a devastating tailbone injury and making a return to running in an interview with LasVegasSun.com. “It was bad enough to where it took me a whole season to have it completely realigned, and after that I was dealing with a...

Apr 20, 2012 6:20 am

PHOTO | Anderson Silva Poses Nude For Brazilian Magazine

By Jamie McAllister: Anderson Silva poses nude for magazine with model Izabel Goulart. Silva has previously been involved in strange but entertaining commercials in Japan as well as spending time with Steven Segal so it may not come as a surprise to some that ‘The Spider’ is posing nude. Silva faces the Middleweight number one...

Apr 16, 2012 3:14 pm

Two Reasons Hawaii Should Watch UFC 145 This Weekend

LOOKING FORWARD TO HAWAII MMA FIGHTERS AT UFC 145 JONES VS EVANS By Romeo Cabras Jr.: Now that the UFC is back in full swing after what seemed like an eternity, a full 6 weeks to be exact, we focus our attention to this weeks fight card featuring two fighters with strong ties to Hawaii!!...

Apr 15, 2012 9:37 am

Who’s Next for UFC on Fuel TV 2 Fighters?

By Ryan Busuttil: The UFC’s first event in 6 weeks, UFC on Fuel TV 2, is in the books. The main card featured 4 finishes, but even the 2 fights that went the distance delivered the action. I’m now going to play fantasy matchmaker and give my thoughts on who some of the main card...