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Apr 10, 2012 2:07 pm

Yoshihiro Akiyama vs. Thiago Alves Set for UFC 149 in Calgary

By Ryan Busuttil: UFC 149 just got a whole lot sexier! In the midst of a 4 fight losing streak, Yoshihiro Akiyama will continue to fight in the Welterweight division as he takes on Thiago Alves at the summer event. MMAFighting.com initially reported the fight earlier today, stating that both fighters have agreed to the...

Apr 10, 2012 12:28 pm

Means vs. Salas added to UFC on FX 3

By Lorenzo Luciano: The UFC has completed the fight card for the UFC on FX 3, announcing the final bout of the card. The final match will be a lightweight bout between Tim Means vs. Justin Salas. UFC on FX3: Johnson vs. McCall is expected to take place on June 8, 2012 at the BankAtlantic...

Apr 10, 2012 10:42 am

Nova Uniao Brings Another Fighter into the UFC

By Lynn Mitchell: 5’8″ 145lbs featherweight noted primarily for his methodical approach to grappling, Hacran Dias, signed a 3 fight contract with UFC witnessed by Sensei SporTV inspite rumors of being considered for a spot on the 1st Ultimate Fighter Brazil. Nova Uniao’s head coach and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu instructor Andre Pederneiras has been training...

Apr 10, 2012 10:35 am

UFC 149 | Mitch Clarke Set To Face Anton Kuivanen

By Drew Graham: A lightweight tilt between Mitch Clarke (0-1 UFC) and Anton Kuivanen (0-1 UFC) has been added to the UFC 149 fight card on July 21 in Calgary, Alberta. Jose Aldo will be featured in the main event against an opponent that is not yet named. Clarke is coming off his first career...

Apr 9, 2012 1:38 pm

UFC Middleweights Sonnen, 'Mayhem' Miller Engage in Twitter War

By George Deutsch: UFC middleweights Chael Sonnen and Jason “Mayhem” Miller exchanged some heated words today on Twitter. Miller, smarting from his recent defeat to Michael Bisping and looking for his first UFC victory against C.B. Dollaway at UFC 146, launched the first attack, tweeting that “Chael berating someone on their test level is like...

Apr 9, 2012 11:30 am

Quick Twitt | Dan Henderson Open To Take Fight Against JDS At UFC 146

MMA legend, Dan Henderson has now thrown his name in the hat as a possible replacement for Alistair Overeem at UFC 146. The former Middleweight and light-heavyweight champion is no stranger to tough opposition in the heavyweight division as most recently he took out longtime division king Fedor Emelianenko in his final bout with Strikeforce....

Apr 9, 2012 10:00 am

VIDEO | BJ Penn 21 second KO: UFC Ultimate Knockouts

“The Prodigy” BJ Penn put the UFC welterweight division on notice at UFC 123 when he smoked former champion Matt Hughes in just 21 seconds. Penn stepped into the Octagon and floored Hughes with a monster right hand before finishing him off with strikes on the ground, proving that Penn is still a force to...

Apr 9, 2012 9:47 am

If Removed, Who Should Replace Overeem at UFC 146?

Create your free online surveys with SurveyMonkey, the world’s leading questionnaire tool. A lot has been speculated on in regards to Alistair Overeem’s failed drug testing. One of which is, who will replace him if he is officially removed from the card? We compiled a short list of fighters based on the most popular consensus...

Apr 6, 2012 3:13 pm

Programming Reminder | UFC 145: Jones vs. Evans "Primetime" Special Airs Tonight On FX

The light-heavyweight title fight between Jon Jones and Rashad Evans is without a doubt one of the most highly anticipated matchups of the year. The UFC and FX brass have apparently acknowledged that fact and as a result, will be releasing a three-part countdown to UFC 145 series in the infamous “UFC Primetime” format. UFC...

Apr 6, 2012 8:52 am

UFC Announces 4 Year TV Deal With Network In India

Ultimate Fighting Championship and Multi Screen Media (MSM) – a subsidiary of Sony Pictures Television, announced their partnership to broadcast UFC programming in India and the rest of the sub-continent. MSM’s new sports channel – SIX, will deliver the world’s largest brand of mixed martial arts to Indian fans across the country by airing live...

Apr 5, 2012 10:35 am

UFC On FX 3 Set For BankAtlantic Center In Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

The Ultimate Fighting Championship and Harley-Davidson ride in to the BankAtlantic Center in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. on Friday, June 8 with an outstanding UFC® event headlined by flyweight rivals Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson and Ian McCall. The winner of the fight will go on to fight Joseph Benavidez for the first-ever UFC 125-pound title later...

Apr 5, 2012 8:45 am

PHOTO | UFC on FUEL TV 2: Gustafsson vs. Silva Poster

UFC on FUEL TV 2 is set to take place on April 14 from the Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. In the main event Thiago Silva will return from his yearlong suspension against the fast rising Alexander Gustafsson.

Apr 5, 2012 8:00 am

Recently Released UFC Heavyweight John Olav Einemo Retires

Norwegian big man, John Olav Einemo has opted to retire from the sport of Mixed Martial Arts following his release by the promotion. He broke the news personally to VG Nett, a media outlet based in his home of Norway. Einemo made his UFC debut at UFC 131 where he lost a very entertaining match...

Apr 4, 2012 3:31 pm

With No Plan B, UFC President Furious At Overeem For Failing Test

“I am beyond pissed about this. I’m so (expletive) mad right now I can’t even begin … The worst part is that he sat in front of us and lied to us. How (expletive) stupid do you have to be? Seriously dumb. Anybody who’s using (performance-enhancing drugs) right now is an absolute (expletive) moron. It’s...

Apr 4, 2012 3:02 pm

Overeem Fails Last Week’s Random Drug Test | UFC 146 Main Event In Jeopardy

Last week the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) exercised their right to request urine samples from the six-UFC heavyweights that participated in the UFC 146 pre-fight press conference on Tuesday. Among the men tested was main event fighter Alistair Overeem. He failed. According to the NSAC Executive Director, Keith Kizer, out of the six men...

Apr 4, 2012 12:00 pm

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen Exposes Liars In The UFC

In this edition of Chael’s Corner, Mr. Sonnen gets on his soap box and dishes out some “truth”. What are UFC fighters lying about? Hear it from the “Undefeated and Undisputed”, Chael Sonnen.