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Jun 7, 2012 4:20 am

With Bisping & Stann Out Injured UFC Match Up Lombard & Boetsch At UFC 149 | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Michael Bisping is out of his UFC 149 match-up with Tim Boetsch due to injury, however it is unspecified which type of injury Bisping has sustained. Yesterday also saw Brian Stann injured and out of the fight with Lombard. Middleweights Lombard and Boetsch were left without opponents and now have been matched-up...

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 21, 2012 7:30 am

UFC Fighter Eliot Marshall Confirms Retirement | UFC NEWS

UFC Light-heavyweight, Eliot Marshall has officially announced his retirement. Marshall is coming off of a unanimous decision loss to Brandon Vera last October, ending his career with a record of 10-4. The 31-year old New Jersey Native gave an honest and frank excuse for his departure from competition: “I’m retired. There’s a point of diminishing...

May 8, 2012 7:07 am

Rafael Natal and Tom DeBlass Both Added to UFC on FUEL TV 4 | UFC NEWS

By: Jason Kindschy: Dominance MMA Management announced yesterday via Twitter that both Rafael “Sapo” Natal (14-3-1) and Tom DeBlass (7-1-0) have been scheduled to fight in July at UFC on FUEL TV 4. The UFC has not announced Natal or DeBlass’ respective opponents. UFC on FUEL TV 4 is set to take place at the...

Apr 27, 2012 2:37 pm

UFC on FUEL TV 4 Gets A Home | HP Pavillion To Host Munoz vs. Weidman

By Jamie McAllister: San Jose’s HP Pavilion is rumoured to be hosting UFC On Fuel TV 4 – Munoz vs. Weidman. The event will take place on July 11th Middleweights Mark Munoz and Chris Weidman set to headline the show. Light Heavyweights Brandon Vera & James Te Huna are also expected to appear on the...

Apr 19, 2012 3:14 pm

Breaking down Jon Jones Vs. Rashad Evans

By Lewis Mckeever: The hour is nearly upon us. It has been billed as one of the most personal affairs to ever grace the octagon. A confrontational feud that has been brewing and escalating for over 12 months is almost set for conclusion. Saturday evening’s superstars; Jon Jones and Rashad Evans have almost exhausted the...

Apr 13, 2012 2:42 pm

"UFC on FUEL TV 2: Gustaffson vs. Silva" Breakdown And Preview

By Jamie McAllister: On April 14th The UFC makes the long awaited return with the UFC on Fuel TV: Gustafsson vs. Silva card. The Ericsson Globe Arena will play host to this event which is the first UFC event to be held in Sweden which is stacked with fighters from all over the globe and...

Apr 12, 2012 8:00 am

Gustafsson Feeling No Pressure Heading Into Bout with Silva

By George Deutsch: UFC light heavyweight Alexander Gustafsson says he’s feeling no pressure prior to his main event matchup against Thiago Silva in Gustafsson’s native Sweden on April 14 at UFC on Fuel TV: Gustafsson vs. Silva, also known as UFC: Sweden. Speaking to Karyn Bryant of MMA Heat, “The Mauler” cited his training as...

Mar 13, 2012 3:51 pm

UFC On FUEL TV 3 Books Pokrajac vs. Maldonado

The UFC has made good on finding a UFC on FUEL TV 3 replacement opponent for Igor Pokrajac. Originally set to welcome back Thiago Silva, Pokrajac was forced on the sidelines when Silva got bumped to the main event slot as a replacement for “Lil Nog” in Sweden. However the UFC has now booked a...

Mar 6, 2012 1:38 pm

Lil Nog Out, Thiago Silva Set To Return Against Gustafsson In Sweden

The injury bug has slayed its latest main event victim. This time in the form of Antonio Rogerio Noguira, who was scheduled to face Alexander Gustafsson in Sweden. The extent of his injury and cause is currently unknown. In his place comes fellow Brazilian Thiago Silva. UFC on FUEL TV 2 is set to take...

Jan 12, 2012 1:35 pm

UFC NEWS – 2011 Salary Report For 337 UFC Fighters

2011 was a hallmark year for the world’s biggest and best Mixed Martial Arts promotion. They expanded to new territories, set record gate and attendance figures and launched a revolutionary TV deal. Safe to say the UFC had a great 2011. In an interesting report from mma-manifesto.com, 337 UFC fighters who fought for the promotion...

Jan 6, 2012 7:59 am

UFC NEW – UFC Newcomer Jared Papazian Tapped to Face Mike Easton at UFC on FX 1

King of the Cage bantamweight champion Jared Papazian has received the call to head to the big show following the withdrawal of Mike Easton’s original opponent Ken Stone. Originally scheduled for the event was Ken Stone vs. Mike Easton but just 24-hours after the bout was made official, Stone was forced to withdraw with an...

Jan 3, 2012 7:38 am

UFC NEWS – Thiago Silva Suspension Up, Cleared To Apply For License Again

A year has passed since Thiago Silva destroyed Brandon Vera inside the Octagon at UFC 125. however, after failing a post-fight drug screening requested by the Nevada State Athletic Commission, Silva was suspended from competition for a period of one-year. No drugs of abuse or performance enhancing drugs were found in his system but when...

Jan 2, 2012 8:33 am

UFC NEWS – Easton vs. Stone Booked Added To UFC on FX 1

A bantamweight bout has been added to the main card of the UFC’s first ever live event on Fox affiliate station, FX. UFC on FX 1 is set to take place from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee on January 20. A lightweight bout between Melvin Guillard and Jim Miller will serve as the evening’s...

Dec 12, 2011 2:12 pm

UFC NEWS – My Game plan Was Working, Says Machida

“We set a game plan that, from where I’m standing, until a certain moment, was working, but he landed that elbow and I got dizzy, I couldn’t see things straight anymore and it disturbed me because I couldn’t see. And on that moment I thought, ‘I gotta do my best here and now.’ I felt...

Dec 9, 2011 8:45 am

MMA NEWS – Four Bouts Official For "STRIKEFORCE: ROCKHOLD vs. JARDINE" In January

STRIKEFORCE announced yesterday that it will host an exciting middleweight championship bout in the fight capital of the world, Las Vegas, Nev., on Saturday, Jan. 7, when champion Luke Rockhold battles UFC veteran Keith Jardine in the night’s main event, live from The Joint inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. STRIKEFORCE®: ROCKHOLD vs. JARDINE will...

Dec 1, 2011 7:19 am

UFC NEWS – QuickTwitt: Eliot Marshall Released By UFC For Second Time

The TUF season 8 Alum, Eliot Marshall entered the UFC with a three-fight win streak inside the promotion. However an eventual loss to Vladimir Matyushenko would send him packing to the regional circuit. After picking up three more wins in various promotions, Marshall was brought back at UFC 128 and got knocked out by Luiz...

Nov 10, 2011 7:10 pm

UFC 137 Fighters Test Clean For Banned Substances

The Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) confirmed today that all UFC 137 participants that underwent drug screenings passed. UFC 137: Penn vs. Diaz” took place October 29 from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. The pay-per-view event was a stacked affair that put two of the most popular fighters in MMA against each...

Nov 1, 2011 7:30 am

UFC 137 Medical Suspensions Report

10 UFC 137 fighters will be forced on the shelf for a period of time as specified by The Nevada State Athletic Commission for damages suffered during last weekends pay-per-view event. UFC 137: Penn vs. Diaz” took place this past Saturday from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. The pay-per-view event was a...

Oct 31, 2011 10:50 am

UFC 137 Salary Report

“UFC 137: Penn vs. Diaz” took place this past Saturday from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. The pay-per-view event was a stacked affair that put two of the most popular fighters in MMA against each other for a welterweight showdown that was nothing short of spectacular. In one of the best and...

Oct 29, 2011 9:34 pm

UFC 137 Results: Diaz, Penn, Cerrone & Palaszewski Take home $75k Bonus

“UFC 137: Penn vs. Diaz” took place this evening from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. The pay-per-view event was a stacked affair that put two of the most popular fighters in MMA against each other for a welterweight showdown that was nothing short of spectacular. In one of the best and most...

Oct 28, 2011 4:56 pm

UFC 137 Weigh-In Results

MAIN CARD: (Pay-per-view) Nick Diaz (170) vs. B.J. Penn (169) Cheick Kongo (234) vs. Matt Mitrione (255) Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic (235) vs. Roy Nelson (252) Jeff Curran (134) vs. Scott Jorgensen (135) Hatsu Hioki (145) vs. George Roop (145) PRELIMINARY CARD: (Spike TV) Donald Cerrone (156) vs. Dennis Siver (155) Tyson Griffin (149)* vs....

Oct 27, 2011 10:25 am

Fans Encouraged To Attend Today's UFC 137 Pre-Fight Press Conference

The UFC is holding a pre-fight press conference today to promote next weekend’s UFC 137 pay-per-view card at the New York-New York’s Hotel and Casino’s Brooklyn Bridge. The press conference is expected to feature UFC President Dana White as well as main event competitors BJ Penn and Nick Diaz, co-main event fighters Matt Mitrione and...

Oct 24, 2011 8:02 am

Countdown to “UFC 137: Penn vs. Diaz” Airs Tonight on Spike TV

Tonight the UFC and Spike TV will join forces once again to bring you the pre-fight UFC 137 preview. With all the changes to the card, including the loss of its main event between Georges St Pierre and Carlos Condit, the show has been cut down from its typical hour of airtime to just thirty-minutes....