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Jun 19, 2012 12:36 pm

45 UFC Fights Cancelled Due To Injury In 2012 (So Far) | UFC NEWS

The UFC has been plagued with injuries this year. High-profile fight after high-profile fight has been cancelled and/or postponed due to injury on almost every single fight card this year. UFC president Dana White believes that fighters are training too hard in the gym and need to lighten up, while fighters and insiders blame the...

Jun 6, 2012 3:08 pm

Brian Stann Hurt, Forced Out Of UFC On Fox 4 | UFC NEWS

UFC on Fox 4 took a major hit today; Brian Stann is out of his clash with UFC newcomer Hector Lombard. Middleweight Brian Stann (12-4) has been forced to withdraw from his scheduled bout with Lombard, with an undisclosed injury. Sources close to the situation have confirmed the absence of Stann at UFC on Fox...


Jun 5, 2012 6:23 pm

Notable fighters who tested positive for Steroids | MMA NEWS

In the ever evolving world of MMA it is imperative that fighters stay healthy and up their game every day. Injuries happen and big fights come up for almost every mixed martial arts athlete. When that stuff happens the temptation to get a little extra kick from banned substances, that edge you need to overcome...

Jun 2, 2012 1:40 pm

Frank Mir Latest To Be Approved for TRT | MMA NEWS

It may be an unfair upper-hand, cheating, an advantage but it is legal. Testosterone replacement therapy is almost becoming a staple in the world of MMA. The latest fighter to gain approval for the controversial treatment was Frank Mir. His approval came prior to his heavyweight title bout against Junior Dos Santos at UFC 146....

Jun 1, 2012 7:27 am

EXCLUSIVE | Roy Nelson on Everything part 1 (Must Read) | UFC NEWS

Roy Nelson recently spoke to BJPenn.com and the results were epic. He touched on just about every topic possible and we were more than willing to listen. On how he’s feeling after his KO victory over Dave Herman at UFC 146: “Ready to fight again. My training camp was a lot harder. It made the...

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 30, 2012 7:25 am

Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Kennedy Tickets On Sale This Friday | MMA NEWS

The Rose Garden Arena in Portland, Ore will host STRIKEFORCE when it returns to the Pacific Northwest with STRIKEFORCE: ROCKHOLD vs. KENNEDY announced for Saturday, July 14. Current STRIKEFORCE middleweight champ Luke Rockhold will meet U.S. Army Green Beret and number one contender Tim Kennedy for a five-round bout live on SHOWTIME at 10 p.m....

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 28, 2012 9:00 am

Oliveira vs. Izquierdo set for UFC 148 | UFC NEWS

UFC officials have added a lightweight bout to their July 7 fight card in Las Vegas. The bout will put Rafaello Oliveira opposite Yoislandy Izquierdo in preliminary card action. The July 7 event has been dubbed “UFC 148: Silva vs. Sonnen II” and will feature a middleweight title fight (rematch) between champion Anderson Silva and...

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 21, 2012 5:55 am

Easton In For Barao Against Menjivar At UFC 148 | UFC NEWS

With Dominick Cruz forced out of his scheduled title bout with Urijah Faber the UFC scrambled for a suitable replacement with the intentions of keeping fan favorite Urijah Faber on the UFC 148 card. Last Friday the promotion announced that Renan Barao was not only suitable to fill the vacancy, but that the two will...

May 19, 2012 8:12 am

Chad Mendes Set To Welcome Cody McKenzie To 145 At UFC 148

In the featherweight division there is one stand-out fighter who has risen above the rest. That man is Team Alpha Males Chad Mendes. The former number-one contender/title challenger boasts an impressive 11-1 record with his only defeat coming at the hands of champion Jose Aldo. Mendes is now set to return to action at UFC...

May 18, 2012 9:12 am

King Mo Bellator/TNA Deal Good for MMA | MMA NEWS

By Ryan Busuttil: A common complaint of MMA fans, especially when Brock Lesnar made the jump from the WWE to the UFC in 2008, is to not associate Mixed Martial Arts with professional wrestling. “Wrestling’s fake”, “Only idiots watch wrestling”, etc. are among the comments that I’ve read over the years anytime professional wrestling is...

May 16, 2012 3:01 pm

Exclusive | Rich Franklin moves Cung Le prep to Singapore

Rich Franklin makes his return to the UFC middleweight division against Cung Le at UFC 148. The card is headlined by the rematch of UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva and his arch rival Chael Sonnen in a bout that promises to deliver fireworks. Despite Cung’s first attempt in the UFC, which ended in a TKO...

May 11, 2012 6:49 am

Alessio vs. Roller Set For UFC 148

A lightweight bout between John Alessio and Shane Roller has been added to July’s UFC 148 event. UFC officials announced the bout yesterday afternoon. UFC 148 is set to take place on July 7 from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. In the main event Anderson Silva will attempt to defend his title...

May 9, 2012 12:32 pm

M-1 Global Official Calls M-1 Champion Vinny Magalhaes ‘an Unemployed Gigolo Stalker’

The ongoing war of words between Ultimate Fighter finalist, former UFC fighter and current M-1 Global Light Heavyweight Champion Vinny Magalhaes and M-1 Global’s director of operations Evgeni Kogan continued overnight, with the two sides exchanging increasingly heated insults via social media outlet Twitter. Kogan described Magalhaes — his organization’s reigning light heavyweight champion —...

May 7, 2012 12:55 pm

Dominick Cruz Injured, Out of UFC 148 Co-Main

By Ryan Busuttil UFC Bantamweight Champion Dominick Cruz has suffered an ACL injury and is out his UFC 148 title defense against rival Urijah Faber. The news was first broken by PhyteGurus.com and has been confirmed by UFC President, Dana White. White tweeted “It’s true Cruz blew his ACL. Stay tuned for more info” Cruz-Faber...

May 7, 2012 8:19 am

Bisping a 'little pissed off' at Lombard's potential title shot | UFC NEWS

“(Hector Lombard getting a title shot if he beats Brian Stann) does piss me off a little bit, you know? I’ve been slugging away in the UFC for six years now, fighting the best guys in the world, and just because Hector Lombard’s been knocking out part-time fighters who probably hold down jobs full-time and...

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 7:58 am

Anderson Silva's manager | 80 Percent Of The Fans Will Be Rooting For Silva

By Lewis Mckeever: TATAME.com recently had the privilege of chatting to Anderson Silva’s manager, Jorge Guimaraes. Jorge was quizzed on a number interesting of topics, including the rescheduling of the Sonnen mega-fight, how the American fan base perceive Sonnen’s behaviour and a possible “Ultimate Fighter” showdown to conclude the Machida/Shogun trilogy. How was this negotiation...

Apr 30, 2012 5:45 am

Should Josh Koscheck Seek Heavier Pastures After This Weekend?

By David Park: Since the end of the first season of the ultimate fighter, UFC on FOX 3 competitor Josh Koscheck has been a staple in the welterweight division. Saturday night will be his 20th fight in the UFC since 2005, (which is more than any other UFC fighter in that time). Koscheck has fought...

Apr 29, 2012 11:21 am

TUE and PED’s: A Growing Epidemic

By Jason Kindschy With the recent announcement that the California State Athletic Commission has amended its rulebook to allow exemptions for Medical Marijuana, and Testosterone Replacement Therapy, any fan of this sport has to be concerned with what this means for MMA. After watching Kenny Florian make his opinion clear on PED usage in this...

Apr 28, 2012 12:35 pm

Koch vs. Aldo Official For UFC 149 Headliner

Jose Aldo’s next opponent has been named and it is none other than the fast rising and dominant Erik Koch. We speculated earlier in the week that this match up was a possibility, however the location and date came to question when Anderson Silva vs. Chael Sonnen was moved from UFC 147 to UFC 148....

Apr 26, 2012 4:17 pm

Report | Dana White Spent 75 Minutes Convincing Silva To Fight In Vegas

By Jamie McAllister: It took Dana White 75 minutes to convince Anderson Silva to fight Chael Sonnen in Las Vegas oppose to Rio de Janeiro and this was the reason for the press conference delay.This was reported by Gustavo Noblat on oglobo.globo.com . The talk between Dana White and Silva was heated initially and Anderson...

Apr 25, 2012 10:20 am

Where Does Rashad Evans Go From Here?

By Ryan Busuttil: In May 2010, Rashad Evans defeated Quinton “Rampage” Jackson by unanimous decision to become the number one contender to the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship. What happened in the next 23 months was a whirlwind of emotions, changes and frustrations for Evans. After the Rampage fight, he didn’t fight again until August 2011...