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Jul 21, 2012 10:06 pm

UFC 149: Faber vs. Barao Results | UFC NEWS

UFC 149: Faber vs. Barao has concluded and in the main event it was the Brazilian who proved too much for “The California Kid”. After a five round fight Renan Barao secured a unanimous decision victory to earn the UFC’s interim bantamweight title. Your full results of tonights PPV event are as follows: Renan Barao...

Jul 20, 2012 5:11 pm

FABER, BARÃO MAKE WEIGHT FOR TOMORROW NIGHT’S UFC TITLE CLASH | UFC NEWS

Top bantamweight contenders “The California Kid” Urijah Faber and Renan Barão each weighed in at 135 pounds this afternoon at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, making official tomorrow night’s UFC interim bantamweight championship bout. The title fight headlines the Pay-Per-View card which airs at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT. UFC 149: FABER VS....

Jul 10, 2012 1:55 pm

VIDEO | Faber vs. Barao Preview | UFC NEWS

Urijiah Faber takes on Renan Barao for the interim bantamweight title at UFC 149. Like such an explosive matchup needs any hyping, here is the video preview of this blockbuster main event.   Here is the full fight card for the July 21st card. MAIN CARD (PPV): Urijah Faber vs. Renan Barao (for interim bantamweight...


Jul 1, 2012 9:47 pm

Nogueira Does Not Want To Rush His Return To The Octagon | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister After having to cancel his UFC 149 bout with Cheick Kongo Antonio Rodrigo “Minotauro” Nogueira has continued to work hard on his physiotherapy sessions for his arm which was broken by Frank Mir at UFC 140. In an interview with TATAME Big Nog discusses his return and rehabilitation. “We don’t have a...

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 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 23, 2012 7:04 am

Mir Confident In His Track Record With Beating Pure Strikers | UFC NEWS

“I think that sometimes it’s overlooked. I think most [people] get stuck in, ‘Well, you fought this guy’ and individual thought on how did you do. And they’ve got to realise that A, B, C fighters, we’ve gone through the whole thing before on who does well. “Sometimes it comes down to style. And with...

May 14, 2012 8:06 am

UFC 149: Aldo vs. Koch Sold Out | UFC NEWS

The UFC’s first trip to Calgary, Alberta, Canada is officially a sell-out. Headlined by a featherweight title fight between Jose Aldo and Erik Koch, the event dubbed “UFC 149: Aldo vs. Koch” will mark the UFC’s first trip to Canadian territory of Calgary and in typical Canadian fashion it took no time to sell every...

May 10, 2012 8:53 am

UFC on Fox | Mitrione vs. Broughton and Thompson vs. De Fries Confirmed to Fight

UFC officials will be throwing in two fights featuring heavyweights on UFC on FOX 4 taking place at the Los Angeles Staples Center scheduled to air on Fuel TV and streamed on Facebook August 4. 2012 The newest members of the fight card include Matt Mitrione who will square off with British fighter Rob Broughton....

May 9, 2012 8:34 am

Exclusive: Mark Hunt "It takes but one punch or any strike to end it!"

By: Chris Taylor The 2001 K1 World Grand Prix Winner, Mark Hunt is now 38 years old and is massing one of the better comeback stories of this decade. Hunt has won three fights in a row, after having dropped six straight from 2006-2010. Here is a brief summary of Mark’s UFC career to date:...

May 8, 2012 7:13 am

Frank Mir | JDS Avoids The Ground Like Poison – Ready To Take The Title

By Jamie McAllister Frank Mir in an interview with HDNet’s “Inside MMA,” Mir comments on his next opponent Junior Dos Santos. “Obviously, we’re fighting a guy who’s made his career now of not going to the ground. The only time I’ve ever seen him take a shot is if he’s pretty handily winning the fight....

May 4, 2012 2:44 pm

"UFC on Fox 3: Diaz vs Miller" Preview and Predictions

By George Deutsch: UFC on Fox 3 is upon us, and though it may lack star power — other than Josh Koscheck — the card promises to be competitive with title implications involved. Here are my thoughts on what you can expect when the UFC rolls into the IZOD Center in East Rutherford, New Jersey,...

May 3, 2012 4:41 pm

Flashback | Frank Mir Once Said He Hits Harder Than JDS | UFC NEWS

“I’m a lot bigger than (Junior) Dos Santos and I hit a lot harder. I’m a taller, longer athlete … quicker; I’ll constantly pepper him with shots when he comes in and make him pay when I do hit him with something. When I hit Cheick Kongo, the punch alone threw him halfway across the...

May 1, 2012 6:53 am

UFC on FOX 4 Get's Better, Travis Browne Vs. Ben Rothwell Added | UFC NEWS

By: Jason Kindschy The fight card for UFC on FOX 4 just keeps getting better. A heavyweight bout between rising star Travis “Hapa” Browne (13-0-1), and newly re-invented veteran of the sport, “Big” Ben Rothwell (32-8-0) has been added to the UFC on FOX 4 line up. UFC on FOX 4 is set to take...

Apr 30, 2012 4:48 pm

Report | Michael Bisping vs.Tim Boetsch Removed From UFC 148

By Jamie McAllister Michael Bisping vs. Tim Boetsch rumoured to be moved to UFC 149. The bout being moved is due to the Sonnen & Silva bout being moved from UFC 147 – UFC 148. The UFC 148 card already has two title fights and bouts between Rich Franklin vs. Cung Le also the rubber...

Apr 30, 2012 6:15 am

MMA in the Olympics | Will It Happen? | MMA NEWS

By Evan Stoumbelis: I saw a story yesterday about why MMA would never be in the Olympics.  Saddened, I thought about why MMA couldn’t be in the Olympics and what would have to be done in order for MMA to get their. After counteracting as many arguments as possible, I realized that MMA has come...

Apr 23, 2012 3:18 pm

PHOTO Diary | BJ Penn Travels To Sweden And Puerto Rico (Video Too)

BJ Penn last took you on an inside look of his day to day life a couple weeks ago. Alot has happened since the last diary publication. BJ flew into Sweden for UFC on FUEL and while there helped with UFC promotions. He than went off to Puerto Rico for some viewing parties out there,...

Apr 20, 2012 11:30 am

Just Scrap Radio | BJ Penn Says MMA is Growing Leaps and Bounds

By Lynn Mitchell: BJ Penn was the inaugural guest of Just Scrap Radio after attending UFC on Fuel 2 Gustafsson vs Silva – the 1st UFC Sweden.  The interview began with The Prodigy expressing to Pulver and the listeners  the explosive growth of MMA and the UFC. “It was a great show – it goes to show how much...

Apr 16, 2012 3:14 pm

Two Reasons Hawaii Should Watch UFC 145 This Weekend

LOOKING FORWARD TO HAWAII MMA FIGHTERS AT UFC 145 JONES VS EVANS By Romeo Cabras Jr.: Now that the UFC is back in full swing after what seemed like an eternity, a full 6 weeks to be exact, we focus our attention to this weeks fight card featuring two fighters with strong ties to Hawaii!!...

Apr 10, 2012 3:20 pm

Hash Tag Rally For Mark Hunt | Why You Should Join The Cause

By Chris Taylor: Trending alert! #RallyforMarkHunt Following last weeks ‘shocking’ or ‘not so shocking’ news that #1 contender Alistair Overeem had indeed failed a random drug test for his bout against current Heavyweight Champ Junior Dos Santos @ UFC 146; the MMA community has been busy debating possible replacements for the Championship bout. Frank Mir...

Apr 10, 2012 1:57 pm

With Overeem Most Likely Out, Now What Makes Sense?

By: Chase Raymond For those of you still stuck some where between 2001 to 2009, let me say this, Fedor Emelianenko has about as much of a chance at stepping in for Overeem as Joaquim Ferreira. Who is Ferreira you ask? He’s the only person to defeat Dos Santo’s back in 2007 in Dos Santos...

Apr 9, 2012 5:52 pm

The rally for Mark Hunt – A true underdog story

By Lewis Mckeever: Unless you have been living under a rock for the past few days, I’m sure you’re currently aware of the Mark Hunt situation; the rally for Mark Hunt and his quest for UFC gold. Hunt has been trending on twitter, building an online army of dedicated troops, smashing through Facebook polls and...

Apr 9, 2012 12:03 pm

Joe Rogan All Aboard The Mark Hunt Train | Thinks Hunt vs. JDS Makes Sense

“There are some wise people on this board, and I support this movement. Style wise that might be the most exciting match up. Either way, even if Hunt doesn’t replace the reem I would still love to see this matchup down the road, especially considering how good Hunt looked against Kongo.” UFC ringside commentator Joe...

Mar 14, 2012 10:52 am

UFC 146 | Struve vs. Hunt Expected As Pay-Per-View Opener In All Heavyweight Line Up

A “Big” card is an understatement if you were to use the adjective to describe the pay-per-view portion of UFC 146. As recently announced by UFC officials, the entirety of the UFC 146 PPV card will feature nothing but heavyweights. The latest addition to the lineup is a previously unannounced bout between Stefan Struve and...