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Sep 17, 2012 8:20 am

UFC CEO Discusses The UFC's Expansion Into India | UFC NEWS

Lorenzo Fertitta just returned from a trip to India. He talks about the knowledge of MMA in the country and when the first live show may be there. Here are some highlights: “That’s a market that we think has a lot of potential, but we are literally starting from ground zero,” Fertitta said at a...

Sep 13, 2012 10:31 am

Anderson Silva Opens As Huge Betting Favorite Over Bonnar | UFC NEWS

With the recent news that Anderson Silva is stepping up to face Stephan Bonnar to save the UFC 153 pay-per-view in Brazil, Oddsmakers have made their choice on a victor. It should never come as a surprise that Anderson Silva is chosen as the odds makers favorite, even when he is moving up in weight...

Sep 13, 2012 9:02 am

Aldo And Trainer Explain Injury: "I did my best", Says Aldo | UFC NEWS

“It’s been almost tem days Aldo suffered the motto accident and he should’ve gotten a lot better,” explained Pederneiras. “His bruises should’ve healed but he got a swollen right foot and today, when he was on his first sparring training he couldn’t lean his foot on the floor because it hurt so much. Since he...

Sep 13, 2012 6:10 am

UFC 152 Quotes And Notes From Main Card Fighters| UFC NEWS

JON JONES: “These are the fights I live for.” VITOR BELFORT: “This is Phenom vs Phenom.” JOE BENAVIDEZ: “It is seek and destroy.” DEMETRIOUS JOHNSON: “The UFC title means everything.” MICHAEL BISPING: “Stann will stand in the way of my title shot.” BRIAN STANN: “I will knock Bisping out in two rounds.” The Ultimate Fighting...

Sep 12, 2012 11:40 am

Anderson Silva Gets Global Nike Deal | UFC NEWS

“It started off as Nike Brazil, but it has since been made a global deal. I don’t think there’s another mixed martial arts athlete on the planet that deserves that more than Anderson. He’s one of the best athletes out there that fits that mold, the face of Nike. Look at all the people they’ve...

Sep 12, 2012 11:05 am

Vitor Belfort: "Chael Sonnen is a clown and is giving up on his weight class." | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor It is no secret that former middleweight contender Chael Sonnen has made more than a few Brazilian enemies over the past couple of years. Chael has verbally insulted the country of Brazil on many occasions, which has resulted in Brazilians around the world sharing a common disdain for the “Gangster from Westlin.” It should come...

Sep 11, 2012 1:01 pm

Quick Twitt: Rampage Jackson Injured, Out Of UFC 153 Bout | UFC NEWS

UFC president Dana White took to twitter this afternoon to announce that UFC 153 participant, Rampage Jackson, was forced to withdraw from his scheduled appearance in Brazil. No details were given as to the extent of the injury or if the UFC will seek a replacement opponent for Glover Teixeira.

Sep 11, 2012 8:13 am

Thiago Alves Ready To Shut Up Siyar Bahadurzada | UFC NEWS

“At this point, especially after UFC 151 was cancelled, I fight anyone. I was hoping to fight later this year, but since UFC cancelled an edition I guess I’ll only fight in January now. If it works out, in Brazil. It would be great to shut (Siyar) up, but I fight whoever Joe Silva (UFC...

Sep 10, 2012 11:33 am

Anderson Silva Eyes Six More Years Of Fighting Before Retirement | UFC NEWS

“I guess you can see more like six years of fighting. I love what I do. The team that works with me does a fantastic job. I’ve never had a serious injury that took myself away from competition. So I think I have this a little while longer.” In an interview with Brazilian newspaper, estadao.com.br,...

Sep 8, 2012 9:58 am

Sam Stout vs. John Makdessi set for UFC 154 in Montreal | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor It was announced by the Canadian Press yesterday that Canadian lightweights Sam Stout (19-7-1 MMA, 7-6 UFC) and John Makdessi (9-2 MMA, 2-2 UFC) will be facing off at UFC 154 in Montreal. Stout returns to the octagon after winning his trilogy bout with Spencer Fisher at UFC on FX 4. Sam...

Sep 6, 2012 9:00 am

UFC on FUEL TV 6 official for November 10 in Macau | UFC News

by: Chris Taylor It was announced today that the UFC on FUEL TV 6 event will officially take place November 10 in Macau, China. The event takes place at the Venetian Macau Resort-Hotel, which is located in a special administrative region of China. The main event of the evening will feature former UFC middleweight champion Rich...

Sep 3, 2012 1:46 pm

Dos Santos: Overeem Deserves A Beating Not A Title | UFC NEWS

“If UFC wanted me to fight Overeem I’d gladly shut him up because he’s been saying a lot of crap, he’s been learning from Chael Sonnen. I’m tired of these guys who think they’re so big, so strong, so bad and that people will get frightened by them because they look bad. There’s no such...

Sep 1, 2012 1:41 pm

VIDEO | Two Champions Training: Junior Dos Santos vs. Lyoto Machida | UFC NEWS

During the Grand Opening of Lyoto Machida’s new Machida Karate gym in Belem, Brazil, onlookers caught a rare glimpse at a training session between former UFC light-heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida and current UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos. The video shows the two Brazilian’s engaging in a competitive grappling match. To see who has the...

Sep 1, 2012 1:41 pm

Anderson Silva Pulling For Belfort Over Jones | UFC NEWS

Anderson Silva is rooting for his hometown guy, and he is doing so admittedly against someone he calls a friend. In a recent interview with Brazil’s SportTV, the UFC’s middleweight champion proclaimed that against all odds, he will be rooting for Vitor Belfort to upset Jon jones at UFC 152 later this month. Check out...

Aug 31, 2012 12:18 pm

Betting Lines Favor Jose Aldo Over Frankie Edgar | UFC News

The odds are against Frankie Edgar as the betting lines open for UFC 153.  Not only does Frankie have to cut to 145 lbs he is facing the reigning featherweight champion Jose Aldo in his home territory – Brazil.  Aldo opened as a -175 favorite while Edgar + 145 underdog.  Source:  bestfightingodds.com UFC 153 is...