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Nov 1, 2011 8:10 am

UFC 141: Gamburyan vs. Nunes & Assuncao vs. Pearson Official

UFC officials took to twitter recently with the announcement of two UFC 141 featherweight additions. According to the UFC’s post, Manny Gamburyan has agreed to face off with Diego Nunes and Junior Assuncao will take on Ross Pearson. UFC 141 is set to take place on Dec. 30 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in...

Oct 27, 2011 3:15 pm

Jon Anik Leaves ESPN for UFC

“This is a dream come true.” This was the statement veteran broadcaster Jon Anik made at today’s UFC 137 pre-fight press conference after Dana White announced that Anik would be joining the UFC broadcasting team in early 2012. In preparation for the UFC on FOX transition, Anik, who is the former host of the weekly...

Oct 22, 2011 10:08 am

Tony Ferguson vs. Yves Edwards Booked For TUF 14 Finale

The UFC has booked a lightweight bout between “TUF” season 12 winner, Tony Ferguson and long time MMA Veteran Yves Edwards for the upcoming Dec. 3 event. “The Ultimate Fighter” season 14 finale is set to take place from The Pearl at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas. Headlining the event will be coaches...

Oct 21, 2011 12:21 pm

Brad Tavares Injured, Out OF UFC 137: Jorgensen vs. Curran Promoted To Main Card

And the UFC 137 changes keep coming… An undisclosed injury has forced Brad Tavares out of his UFC 137 bout with Justin Jacoby and in their place from the preliminary card will come Scott Jorgensen and Jeff Curran. “UFC 137: Penn vs. Diaz” is set to take place on October 29th from the Mandalay Bay...


Oct 19, 2011 10:52 am

Matt Riddle “fan page”

Matthew Frederick Riddle (born January 14, 1986) is an American mixed martial artist. A professional MMA competitor since 2008, Riddle made a name for himself by appearing on SpikeTV’s The Ultimate Fighter 7. He is currently under contract with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), fighting in the welterweight division.

Oct 19, 2011 6:47 am

Kongo vs. Mitrione Promoted To UFC 137 Co-Main Event

With the news that UFC 137 lost its original main event, the entire card has been reshuffled to accommodate the absence of GSP vs. Condit. First on the list, was filling the main-event slot with Penn vs. Diaz and now the UFC has apparently decided on their co-headliner and it comes in the form of...

Oct 19, 2011 6:14 am

DK Publishing Releases “UFC Encyclopedia”

The UFC has teamed up with DK Publishing to release its long awaited “UFC Encyclopedia”, which is in stores. The 400-page project, which was lead by UFC.com editorial director/ book author Thomas Gerbasi, covers the entire 18-year history of the UFC in a unique combination of pictures, fighter bios, and event recaps. In celebration of...

Oct 18, 2011 10:50 am

Danny Castillo vs. Shamar Bailey Set For UFC 139

A lightweight fight has been booked for The UFC’s November trip to San Jose in the form of Danny Castillo vs. Shamar Bailey. UFC officials made the announcement over night. UFC 139 is set to take place on November 19th at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, California. With the original heavyweight title fight headliner...

Sep 30, 2011 3:10 pm

Grove vs. Silva Set for October 14th

Former UFC middleweights Kendall Grove and Jay Silva have been slotted to face off at theScore Fighting Series on Oct. 14 at the Hamilton Place Theatre in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Kendall Grove (13-9) had hit a very rough patch in his career but was able to snap a two-fight losing streak by choking out Joe...

Sep 29, 2011 3:00 pm

TUF 14 Episode 2 Watched By 1.6 Million Housholds

The ratings for the second installment of “The Ultimate Fighter 14” where released by Spike TV officials today and they are up from the seasons debut episode. Last Night’s show garnered a 1.22 household rating and averaged 1.6 million viewers that is up from last week’s debut which averaged 1.5 million. The 14th season of...

Sep 28, 2011 12:16 pm

James Head Injured, Maquire Now Faces Justin Edwards at UFC 138

James Head is the latest fighter to withdraw from a scheduled UFC appearance with an injury. Originally scheduled to face Mark Scanlon, Head was forced to take a new opponent in Maquire when Mark was forced to back out of the fight due to an injury of his own. Now it would appear as both...

Sep 27, 2011 4:25 pm

UFC 135 Prelim Special on Spike TV Peaks at 1.73 million viewers

Another sign that UFC 135 was a success is in the viewership rating it received on the Spike Prelim Special. The event drew in a 1.1 household rating and averaged 1.6 million viewers; however the show peaked when 1.73 million people at home tuned in to watch the two-fight, pre-pay-per-view broadcast. These figures make the...

Sep 22, 2011 1:29 pm

Two Fights Added To Strikeforce Challengers 20

Strikeforce officials have announced two new additions to Novembers Strikeforce Challengers 20 event set to take place in Las Vegas. A lightweight bout between Bill Cooper and Matt Ricehouse is set for the event as is a light-heavyweight bout between Antwain Britt and Lumumba Sayers. Strikeforce Challengers 20 is set to take place from The...

Sep 22, 2011 10:41 am

Krzysztof Soszynski Meets Igor Pokrajac At UFC 140

The UFC has booked a light-heavyweight bout between Canadian born Krzysztof Soszynski and Igor Pokrajac for their return to Toronto this December. UFC 140 is set to take place in Toronto on December 10 from the Air Canada Centre. The only main card bouts confirmed for the event at this time are set between Rory...

Sep 22, 2011 5:00 am

Muay Thai Champion Cosmo Alexander Set To Debut At Bellator 52

Bellator Fighting Championships makes its return to Louisiana on Saturday, October 1st as the promotion hosts Bellator 52 from L’Auberge Du Lac Casino Resort in Lake Charles. The action begins at 7 p.m. ET with a stacked undercard streaming LIVE on Spike.com. The televised portion of the event will feature the quarterfinals of Bellator’s Season...

Sep 21, 2011 9:18 am

Reminder: TUF Season 14 Debuts Tonight On Spike

The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) comes back this evening with its 14th and last season on Spike TV. Featuring coaches from the middleweight division, both Michael Bisping and Jason Miller promise the best season of TUF to date. You can follow along on their journey through the TUF training center as they groom 16 fighters in...

Sep 15, 2011 3:39 pm

"Mayhem Miller" to appear on "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" Tonight

TUF season 14 coach, Jason “Mayhem” Miller will be appearing as a guest on tonight’s “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.” The show airs on NBC at 12:35 ET/PT. The stint on Fallon’s show is to help promote next week’s debut of “The Ultimate Fighter” season 14 and will likely show Miller in form and ready...

Sep 15, 2011 7:48 am

AUDIO: TUF 14 Conference Call With Bisping And Miller

With the latest season of The Ultimate Fighter reality series kicking off next week, the UFC held a media conference call yesterday with coaches, Michael Bisping and Jason “Mayhem” Miller to help promote next week’s launch. Both fighter’s have a reputation for being outspoken and entertaining personalities both in and out of the cage and...

Sep 14, 2011 3:21 pm

VIDEO: Sneak peak at TUF 14 premiere

Sneak Peek: Ultimate Fighter – Team Bisping vs. Team MillerGet More: Watch The Ultimate Fighter TUF 14 Dana White Michael Bisping Jason “Mayhem” Miller Josh Ferguson BJ Ferguson Casey Dyer featherweights bantamweights

Sep 12, 2011 8:20 am

Rashad Evans To Host UFC 135 Q&A

The UFC has booked light-heavyweight number one contender, Rashad Evans, to host the pre-fight UFC 135 Q&A session in Denver later this month. “UFC 135: Jones vs. Rampage” is set to take place on September 24 live on pay-per-view from Denver’s Pepsi Center. The card features a light-heavyweight title fight in its main event between...

Sep 2, 2011 8:54 am

Main Card Official For "UFC 137:St-Pierre vs. Diaz"

UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre is riding a five-year, nine-fight winning streak that has seen the 30-year-old Canadian defeat the likes of Matt Hughes, Jon Fitch, BJ Penn, Josh Koscheck (twice) and Jake Shields. Along the way, the Montreal native has captivated fans worldwide with his explosive takedowns and dominant performances inside the Octagon. On...

Sep 23, 2016 11:38 am

The Folly of Doubting Eddie Alvarez

UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez has been the subject of many headlines over the last few days—and very few of them have painted a positive picture of him. Our news feeds have been flooded with reports that the champ’s hardball negotiation tactics are the reason his long-rumored fight with Irish superstar Conor McGregor fell through....

Sep 18, 2016 11:38 am

CM Punk’s fight paid off for the UFC, so will he fight again?

The Ultimate Fighting Championship took a chance on CM Punk by allowing the former World Wrestling Entertainment star to have his first ever mixed martial arts fight under the UFC banner. According to a report from MMAFighting, the move paid off for the promotion as it is being estimated that Punk brought in an extra...

Sep 17, 2016 10:57 am

Brenden Schaub: Stipe Miocic is almost impossible to submit

UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic is fresh off his UFC 203 TKO win over Alistair Overeem earlier this month in Cleveland, Ohio. The win marked the first title defense for the Ohio native, who won the heavyweight championship earlier this year when he knocked MMA legend Fabricio Werdum out cold. In the first round of...

Sep 15, 2016 6:23 pm

VIDEO | Michael Johnson during fan Q&A: ‘Nate Diaz definitely doesn’t hit hard’

Michael “The Menace” Johnson headlines UFC Fight Night 94 this Saturday against Dustin “The Diamond” Poirier. On Wednesday ahead of the main event, Johnson took to Facebook live where he answered questions from fans tuning in. Some of the more interesting answers that he gave from the fight fan’s asking their questions on Facebook went...