176 Search Results for grudge

Jul 10, 2012 5:17 pm

Reevaluating the Blueprint for Anderson Silva | EDITORIAL

  At UFC 148, Anderson Silva met Chael Sonnen in one of the most anticipated grudge matches in UFC history. With great hype surrounding the fight along with the looming question of whether or not Sonnen would be capable of repeating his dominant performance against the champion, the match was highly anticipated by casual and...

Jun 19, 2012 1:39 pm

Six Fight Main Card Set For UFC 148 | UFC News

July 7 at the MGM Garden Arena Las Vegas, NV – A grudge match main event between Middleweight Champ Anderson Silva and rival Chael Sonnen  takes center stage.   Co-main event Tito Ortiz’s final match with fellow former light heavyweight champ Forest Griffin and a six bout line up for UFC 148 instead of the usual...

May 24, 2012 1:06 pm

Exclusive | Jacob Volkmann on Diaz, Sass, Mayhem debate, and more

Jacob Volkmann is riding a 5 fight win streak. That is not a common feat in the UFC if you were to scour the records of its many fighters. Up next for Jacob is Paul Sass at UFC 146. Sass is a submission specialist with a dangerous set of base skills. Volkmann has acknowledged them,...


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 18, 2012 1:19 pm

UFC Heavies Unanimously Pick Cormier Over Barnett

While the odds-makers make Josh Barnett the betting favorite to win the STRIKEFORCE World Heavyweight Grand Prix Saturday night in San Jose and live on SHOWTIME, Barnett’s peers respectfully disagree. As a former UFC heavyweight champion and PRIDE Grand Prix finalist, Barnett has seen it all during his 15-year, 31-5, career as a mixed martial...

May 7, 2012 10:34 am

Exclusive | Josh Thomson Not Impressed With Jones vs. Evans

Josh Thomson faces Gilbert Melendez on May  19 in a rubber match for the Strikeforce Lightweight Championship. The fight has a lot of hype surrounding it because both fighters are ranked in in the top 10 of all credible MMA polling sources. Thomson has never been one to buy in to the hype of any...

Apr 30, 2012 1:04 pm

Just Scrap Radio Episode 3 | Hot Line Up | Live Today 1pm ET

By Lynn Mitchell: Just Scrap Radio Episode 3 just got hotter featuring four guests scheduled to grace the air waves this Tuesday.  Our line up includes: Corissa Fur is an analyst and reporter for BJPENN.COM.  She started her modeling career in the car show scene, having graced numerous magazine covers and pages she transitioned into the world of MMA...

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 21, 2012 11:47 pm

What's Next For The UFC 145 Fighters? | UFC NEWS

UFC 145 is in the books. The UFC’s first Pay-Per View event since February featured the grudge match that fans have waited over a year to see: Jon Jones defending his UFC Light Heavyweight Championship against Rashad Evans. The undercard featured some exciting finishes, including some upsets. Where do the main event fighters and the...

Apr 19, 2012 4:49 pm

Greg Jackson | Willing to Let Bygones Be Bygones with Rashad

Greg Jackson tells MMA weekly in a recent interview about UFC 145 “I’m certainly willing to let bygones be bygones. I’m never a guy that holds a grudge.  That will be up to him” Greg Jackson goes as far as taking responsibility for his part in the escalating feud between Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones...

Apr 18, 2012 6:40 pm

Editorial Spotlight | Do Main Event Feuds Translate to Big Money?

By Ryan Busuttil: Jones-Evans. Silva-Sonnen II. Cruz-Faber III. These 3 fights are all main eventing UFC Pay-Per View events in the next few months. The fights also share the fact that they are all title fights. But, perhaps the biggest similarity, which sets these fights apart from other main event title fights, is that they...

Apr 18, 2012 9:51 am

Rashad Evans | Team Jackson Became A Factory

By Jamie McAllister: “That kind of pissed me off, that he had the nerve to say that I was dodging him, because I legitimately had a thumb issue that needed rehab. I got a legitimate thumb injury, I didn’t fake the thumb injury not to fight somebody” “Before I left, before the Jon Jones thing,...

Apr 16, 2012 2:57 pm

Frank Trigg Goes In-Depth About Legal Issues And Release From HDNet

By Roberto Mattos: Frank Trigg was on a recent episode of the MMA Hour with Ariel Helwani. For those who have not been following, there have been a lot of rumors swirling around about Twinkle-Toes and his recent divorce from both his wife and HDNet as a color commentator. Trigg touched briefly on the fight...

Apr 16, 2012 11:19 am

All Former UFC Light-Heavyweight Champions Weigh-In On Jones vs. Evans

Some of the greatest names in the sport’s pantheon have held and fought for the UFC’s 205lbs title since its inception in 1997, including Hall of Famers Randy Couture and Chuck Liddell and iconic fighters including Vitor Belfort, Tito Ortiz and “Rampage” Jackson.   The light heavyweight title – which was called the middleweight title...

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...

Mar 26, 2012 9:08 am

UFC Confirms Silva vs. Sonnen II For June 23 In Rio

The Ultimate Fighting Championship will return to Brazil for an epic sporting event as legendary fighters collide on the biggest fight card in UFC® history at UFC® 147 at Joao Havelange Stadium in Rio de Janeiro on June 23, 2012. The largest crowd ever is expected for the highly anticipated rematch between middleweight champion Anderson...

Mar 25, 2012 12:03 pm

This Is What Happens When You Mix James Brown With Rashad Evans | UFC 145 Video Preview

The most highly-anticipated light heavyweight title fight of all-time comes to Atlanta on Saturday, April 21st, as UFC 205-pound champion Jon “Bones” Jones defends his crown for the third time against former title holder “Suga” Rashad Evans. They once were friends, but now the time has come for them to settle their grudge in the...

Mar 24, 2012 6:33 am

Poll Results | Who ya got Jones or Evans?

This week we took to the polls to see who the fan favorite is for next month’s big event between UFC light-heavyweight champion, Jon Jones and Rashad Evans. The two former teammates make headlines nearly every day with their grudge match posturing and as such have turned this fight into a UFC “must watch” event....

Mar 23, 2012 8:47 am

An Improved Michael Bisping Says He Would Love A Rematch With Dan Henderson

“I would 100 percent be interested in a rematch [with Dan Henderson]. Made a lot of mistakes in the build-up to that fight and I have grown as a fighter.” Michael Bisping and Dan Henderson have a history. The two coached opposite each other on the Ultimate Fighter and a grudge grew from the time...

Mar 20, 2012 1:54 pm

Mike Pierce vs. Eduardo Rocha Booked For UFC on FX 3

Well, it looks like that rumored grudge match between Eric Silva and Mike Pierce has been put on the backburner, because Pierce just booked Eduardo Rocha for a vacant slot on the UFC on FX 3 card. Rocha broke the news via his official facebook account. UFC on FX 3 is tentatively scheduled for June...

Mar 19, 2012 10:11 am

MMA POLL : Who ya got Jones or Evans?

Create your free online surveys with SurveyMonkey, the world’s leading questionnaire tool. The most highly-anticipated light heavyweight title fight of all-time comes to Atlanta on Saturday, April 21st, as UFC 205-pound champion Jon “Bones” Jones defends his crown for the third time against former title holder “Suga” Rashad Evans. They once were friends, but now...

Mar 17, 2012 8:28 am

UFC 145: Jones vs. Evans Extended Video Preview

The most highly-anticipated light heavyweight title fight of all-time comes to Atlanta on Saturday, April 21st, as UFC 205-pound champion Jon “Bones” Jones defends his crown for the third time against former title holder “Suga” Rashad Evans. They once were friends, but now the time has come for them to settle their grudge in the...

Feb 27, 2012 9:29 am

Jon Jones | Rashad Is The Fake One And I Plan On Kicking His Butt

“Yeah, he’s been calling me [fake] since the beginning of my career, He’s the guy who’s the fake really, you know. A lot of his actions really don’t add up to the person that he portrays. It’s interesting. It’s pre-fight drama, and I plan on kicking his butt. That’s my only option really.” While acting...

Feb 8, 2012 8:00 am

Jones On Evans | We Were Never Really That Close

“We were never really that close. We had moments when we would talk about our families and relationships and being a pro athlete and how to stay away from certain things, how to go about certain things, we had those talks. We never got to the point where we were like real brothers. We both...