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Jan 17, 2012 5:18 pm

UFC NEWS – Demian Maia Now Faces Chris Weidman On FOX 2 Card

With Munoz injured and Bisping taking the call to face Chael Sonnen on short notice, Demian Maia, who was originally scheduled to face “The Count” on the same evening was left without an opponent. Upon hearing the news Maia stated, “Unfortunately my fight versus Bisping is not gonna happen. I am very sad cause it...

Jan 17, 2012 2:21 pm

UFC NEWS – Munoz Injured, Bisping In Against Sonnen For Number-One Contender

An undisclosed injury has forced Mark Munoz out of his co-main event title-eliminator bout against Chael Sonnen scheduled for the UFC’s second appearance on FOX TV. In his place comes Michael Bisping. The winner of the newly minted Bisping vs. Sonnen main event will fight Anderson Silva for his middleweight title. In the main event,...


Jan 17, 2012 11:11 am

UFC NEWS – UFC Announces Pre-Contract Screening Policy For P.E.D.'s

Continuing a commitment to the health and safety of its athletes, the Ultimate Fighting Championship announced today that all potential UFC and STRIKEFORCE signees will be subject to a mandatory pre-contract screening for performance-enhancing drugs. Beginning Jan. 1, 2012, all incoming athletes will be tested prior to finalizing a contract with the world’s premier mixed...

Jan 17, 2012 8:22 am

UFC NEWS – Aldo Only Moving To Lightweight For Immediate Title Shot

[box_light]”It won’t happen for now, unless he goes straight for a title shot. Not, “Oh no, he left the featherweight belt, moved up to lightweight and started from the beginning,’ no way.”[/box_light] Leader of Brazils Nova Uniao and trainer of UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo, Andre Pederneiras, comments on the possibility of his champion moving...

Jan 17, 2012 8:01 am

UFC NEWS – 23 Million Brazilian Households Tuned In For UFC 142 Last Weekend

UFC 142 went down last Saturday from Rio de Janeiro’s HSBC Arena. In the main event featherweight weight champion Jose Aldo put his belt on the line against the undefeated Team Alpha Male product, Chad Mendes and with one second left in the first round knocked out the Sacramento resident to retain his title. In...

Jan 17, 2012 7:01 am

UFC NEWS – Loeffler vs. Roberts Added To UFC on FUEL TV 1

Buddy Roberts and Sean Loeffler have agreed to face off in a middleweight contest on next month’s UFC on FUEL TV debut event. UFC officials announced the matchup last night for the two promotional newcomers. UFC on FUEL TV is set to take place in Omaha, Nebraska on February 15 from the Omaha Civic Auditorium....

Jan 17, 2012 6:33 am

UFC NEWS – GSP: "I'd rather fight Diaz than Condit"

[box_light] “I do actually care. There are two guys that are fighting, Nick Diaz and Carlos Condit — Carlos Condit is a very nice guy. I never trained with him but I have trained in Albuquerque along with some of his teammates, and he’s a very nice guy. I like him a lot. But, the...

Jan 16, 2012 1:45 pm

UFC NEWS – Here’s Your International Television Guide For UFC on FX 1

The UFC’s first event to air on the FX network is set for this Friday, but international audiences have been left wondering how they can pick up the fight night card. Have no fear the UFC has taken care of you. If you are outside the North American territory and in need of your UFC...

Jan 16, 2012 1:30 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC on FX 1 Weigh-Ins Set For Bridgestone Arena On Thursday

Fans in the Tennessee area this Thursday are encouraged to attend the UFC on FX 1 official weigh-in ceremony live at the Bridgestone Arena. 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...

Jan 16, 2012 12:44 pm

UFC NEWS – Newcomers Salas and Kuivanen Added To UFC on FUEL TV 1

A lightweight bout between promotional newcomers has been added to the UFC’s debut on FUEL TV. Justin Salas and Anton Kuivanen have agreed to square off on February 15 on FUEL TV. UFC officials announced the bout just moments ago. UFC on FUEL TV is set to take place in Omaha, Nebraska on February 15...

Jan 16, 2012 8:44 am

UFC NEWS – Camoes vs. Hayden Possible For This Friday’s UFC on FX 1 Event

While not yet official, UFC newcomer, Tommy Hayden will likely fill a vacancy during this Friday’s UFC on FX event and face Fabricio Camoes in preliminary card action. UFC officials have yet to announce the bout as official, however sources close indicate this bout is a go. Camoes was originally scheduled to face Reza Madadi...