3683 Search Results for TUF

Nov 19, 2014 9:01 am

Edgar: ‘People are talking about 145’ers because of McGregor’

Outspoken Irishman Conor McGregor was praised by his fellow featherweight Frankie Edgar recently. McGregor has been able to keep his name in MMA headlines, and even picked up a spot on the Carson Daly Show (See that HERE). Edgar believes McGregor is the reason people are talking about the featherweight division. (via The MMA Hour)...

Nov 19, 2014 8:20 am

The Ultimate Fighter Getting New Look In New Year

The UFC’s long-running reality show, The Ultimate Fighter, will be reportedly getting a new look in the new year. The UFC has caught criticism recently for the lack of talent on TUF, with viewers claiming the show was ‘getting old’. That changed this season with TUF 20, which will crown the inaugural women’s strawweight champion....

Nov 18, 2014 2:45 pm

Weidman Worried Belfort Will Fail, Won’t Show On Fight Night

“I’m worried about whether he’s going to get drug tested, then when I found out he did, I’m crapping my pants the past two weeks, hoping he’s still fighting me. That’s the guy I want to fight. That’s what the fight we’ve been talking about for a year now. That’s the fight I want. I’ll...

Nov 18, 2014 1:59 pm

Weidman: ‘I’m not letting a Juicehead take my belt’

“He’s trying to take my belt. He’s been caught cheating and I’m not going to let a cheating juicehead take my belt.” “I expect an even better Vitor Belfort. Maybe it’s a blessing in disguise he’s off this stuff. Maybe he doesn’t have to worry about getting tired. I’m preparing for a Vitor we haven’t...


Nov 18, 2014 1:40 pm

Bisping fires back at this, “Attention Whore”

TUF 20’s Angela Magana (pictured), is making no friends on the twitterverse. Instead, the strawweight fighting prospect is determined on ruffling as many feathers as possible. @AngelaMagana1 @MMARoasted let's see if this attention whore is still around in 10 years. n who are you again? Some random of the latest TUF — michael (@bisping) November...

Nov 17, 2014 9:24 pm

Erik Koch on Roufusport coaches: “These guys are great men and great teachers”

UFC fighter Erik Koch is defending his longtime gym, Roufusport after head coach and owner Duke Roufus took heat from former students and trainers for his training methods. Koch took to The UnderGround to support his coach. If you guys don’t already know I have trained at roufusport for about 5 years now. All this...

Nov 17, 2014 8:15 pm

Herb Dean draws main event duty for UFC 181

Veteran referee Herb Dean has drawn main event duty for UFC 181 next month. Dean will referee the main-event between Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler, while fellow veteran referee ‘Big’ John McCarthy will referee the co-main event between Anthony Pettis and Gilbert Melendez. Yves Lavigne will also referee the TUF 20 finale in December as...

Nov 17, 2014 4:39 pm

Johnson on suspension being lifted: “I couldn’t do anything but cry”

Top ranked UFC light heavyweight Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson found himself suspended indefinitely by the UFC after domestic violence allegations from his ex-wife. Recently however, the UFC’s investigation turned up that Johnson was innocent, which he maintained throughout the entire process, and ‘Rumble’ was reinstated. Not only that, he was quickly signed to fight Alexander Gustafsson...

Nov 17, 2014 12:18 pm

Rose Namajunas discusses Roufusport’s training methods

TUF 20 competitor Rose Namajunas, and former Roufusport teammate L-Dogg told their stories about training at Roufusport, and discussing the death of Dennis Munson Jr. Karyn Bryant of MMAHeat spoke to both Namajunas and L-Dogg via Skype.

Nov 17, 2014 9:54 am

Michael Chandler on bizarre Bellator 131 loss: “I don’t remember much”

Michael Chandler was on the receiving end of one of the most bizarre knockouts in MMA history this past Saturday when he was KO’d by Will Brooks (See that HERE). Following the bout, Chandler spoke to Sherdog to discuss the strange KO. “It’s a loss, it was a hard one to take. I showed up...

Nov 16, 2014 4:53 pm

Hunt: “My gas was starting to get to me”

Last night at UFC 180, Mark Hunt was KO’d by Fabricio Werdum. The KO came as a shock to many, especially after Hunt posted an outstanding 1st round where he stuffed Werdum’s takedowns with ease, and had Werdum noticeably hesitant to throw strikes. Hunt admitted to Ariel Helwani on the FOX Sports 1 post-fight show...

Nov 15, 2014 1:36 pm

Roomate: Jon Jones Has Bad Temper, Throws People Through Windows

“We got into a lot of trouble,” Covington said. “When you’re in a small town in Iowa, a lot of kids are farm kids and they always wanted to start some stuff with the wrestlers and I was a national champ in college and Jon was a national champ, so they’d always try to pick...

Nov 14, 2014 3:54 pm

‘UFC 180: Werdum vs. Hunt’ Weigh-In Results

Today, from the Arena Ciudad de Mexico, the ‘UFC 180: Werdum vs. Hunt’  fighters hit the scales to make their bouts official. All 22 fighters hit their contracted weight. “UFC  180: Werdum vs. Hunt” goes down tomorrow night on pay-per-view. The event marks the UFC’s promotional debut in Mexico. The Full Weigh-In Results Are As...

Nov 13, 2014 4:07 pm

LAST CHANCE!

UFC heavyweight champion, Cain Velasquez has had a career plagued with dominance, and injury. Having not fought in a year, the Ultimate Fighting Championship, is looking at potentially stripping Cain from his world-title. UFC President Dana White explained the situation to UFC.com. “We’re headed in that direction now. This next fight in Mexico is for...

Nov 13, 2014 1:51 pm

Velasquez on pulling out of UFC 180

“My knee was pretty jacked up the whole training camp. I felt it was very unstable. My meniscus was torn. It was pretty bad. I needed to get it fixed.”   Cain Velasquez on if he tried to work through the injury: “I tried everything I could – not wrestling, not doing jiu-jitsu, just boxing....

Nov 13, 2014 12:55 pm

Sonnen: “He’s not as good as they say he is”

“Your brother’s been in there with Georges St-Pierre. I fought Anderson Silva before and I’ve worked out with Georges St-Pierre and I had a much harder time with St-Pierre. That was my experience. Styles come into it, but St-Pierre was far superior of an athlete and a fighter. I think your brother has been in...

Nov 11, 2014 4:39 pm

Gadelha: ‘UFC strawweight belt is mine’

“I think that this is my belt. I’m trying to achieve something in this career for 10 years. I don’t think anyone is as focused as I am. It’s not a dream you have for three or four years, like many of those girls have. It’s something I dream about 10 years. I’ve been working...

Nov 10, 2014 9:19 pm

Ian McCall Reveals Frightening Details From Blood Infection

UFC flyweight Ian McCall was forced out of his UFC Fight Night 56 co-main event bout with John Lineker at the last minute. It was later revealed that McCall had a blood infection, and as a result was pulled from the card. Now we have more details regarding the seriousness of the infection from McCall’s...

Nov 10, 2014 3:55 pm

Velasquez Devastated By Knee Injury

UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez, who was supposed to fight Fabricio Werdum on this Saturday’s UFC 180 card, was forced out of the bout with a ruptured MCL and torn meniscus. With Velasquez’ absence, Mark Hunt stepped up to fight Werdum for the interim heavyweight championship on short notice. Velasquez joined Ariel Helwani on The...

Nov 10, 2014 5:01 am

Chad George Campaigning For UFC Shot

Chad George, Los Angeles MMA star, and the focus of the documentary Occupation: Fighter, has been incredibly busy lately. From the launch of his new gym, California Mixed Martial Arts, to campaigning for a shot in the UFC on Twitter, ‘Savage’ has been a busy man. Upon launching his new gym, Chad brought on longtime...

Nov 9, 2014 2:54 pm

New TV Deal Opens Possibility Of More UFC Australia Events

With a new TV deal in the works, the UFC could possibly be taking more trips to Australia to hold events, and fight fans may even see a season of The Ultimate Fighter between Australia and New Zealand. According to Tom Wright, the UFC Managing Director for Operations in Canada, Australia and New Zealand, who...

Nov 9, 2014 9:31 am

Condit Targeting Fight With Brown Upon Return

Former interim welterweight champion Carlos Condit is currently recovering from a torn ACL in his most recent fight against Tyron Woodley. Condit informed a packed audience at an open workout in the Philippines, which was part of a 3-day media tour with the UFC, that while he is still recovering, he would like to fight...

Nov 8, 2014 11:44 am

UFC Fighters React To Iaquinta’s Upset Over Ross Pearson

In last night’s co-main event, massive underdog, Al Iaquinta, made it look easy against top UFC lightweight, Ross Pearson. The MMA World Reacted: Holy fucking shit @ALIAQUINTA @ufc — Alptekin Ozkilic (@alpozkilicmma) November 8, 2014 Hellll ya @raylongomma @bxrgrl18 @erichyertko @GPVillante that's wha talking about! Wow way to go guys love my NY family. @smiocic...

Nov 7, 2014 7:34 pm

UFC FN 55 Results: Palelei dominates Harris on the ground, earns TKO victory.

A heavyweight tilt opened tonight’s UFC Fight Night 55 main card in Sydney, as Soa Palelei (22-4 MMA, 4-2 UFC) defeated Walt Harris (7-4 MMA, 0-3 UFC) via second-round TKO. The match started slowly, as both heavyweight fighters were tentative in the early going. Palelei attempted a takedown early but it was stuffed by Harris who...

Nov 7, 2014 11:30 am

White Addresses UFC Featherweight Title Picture

“I told Cub and Frankie, ‘Don’t worry about anything you hear with all the Conor McGregor talk and all the other stuff. You worry about Cub Swanson and you worry about Frankie Edgar. Believe me, the fact that people are arguing over who should get a title shot in the 145-pound division isn’t a bad...

Nov 7, 2014 9:48 am

Dana White Not Concerned With Low PPV Buys

  “This year, yeah, pay-per-view numbers are down, but this business isn’t what everybody thinks it is. Trust me, we love pay- per-view. When these big events happen, the pay-per-view numbers will come back. But we’re much more than a pay-per-view company.” “Every time we go into these other countries, it just keeps building more...

Nov 6, 2014 12:30 pm

“Shogun”: ‘I would accept a fight against Anderson Silva if the UFC asked’

“The UFC called Eduardo (Alonso, Shogun’s manager) giving him the news that Anderson and I were going to be the TUF coaches and that we weren’t going to fight each other. But I’m really happy about taking part of TUF, even further because of Anderson, a living legend. Fighting against him wasn’t something that I...