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Jul 1, 2012 1:23 pm

Siyar Bahadurzada Injured, Matt Riddle In vs. Chris Clements at UFC 149 | UFC NEWS

By Jonathan Kirschner The injury bug has struck again. Michael Bisping, Thiago Alves, Yoshihiro Akiyama, Thiago Silva, Jose Aldo and George Roop were all expected to fight at the UFC 149 card in Calgary, Alberta but were all forced off the card due to injuries. Now, you can add Siyar Bahadurzada to that list. UFC...

Jun 29, 2012 9:15 am

VIDEO | Randy Couture Discusses UFC 148's Silva vs. Sonnen 2 | UFC NEWS

UFC legend Randy Couture discussed UFC 148’s Silva vs. Sonnen 2 and much more in an exclusive interview with MMA Fighting. Couture argues the tactical roles are reversed headed into the rematch, that Sonnen’s win over Nate Marquardt was a turning point for him, why Sonnen might have some of the best takedowns in mixed...

Jun 28, 2012 10:49 am

Tito Ortiz To Be Inducted Into The UFC Hall Of Fame On July 7 | UFC NEWS

he Ultimate Fighting Championship organization has confirmed that Tito Ortiz – the longest-reigning light heavyweight champion of all time and one of the biggest personalities in the sport of mixed martial arts – will be the ninth individual to be inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame. Ortiz will be officially inducted at midday on...

Jun 27, 2012 2:53 am

Luke Rockhold And Tim Kennedy Debate Greg Jackson Game-Plans | Strikeforce News

  By Jamie McAllister Strikeforce Middleweight Champion Luke Rockhold and Challenger Tim Kennedy debate about Greg Jackson's game planning on Tuesdays conference call before their main event showdown on July 14th at Strikeforce : Rockhold vs. Kennedy. Rockhold admits he's not a fan of the Jackson game-plans. "I think that’s kind of across the board,"...


Jun 26, 2012 9:45 pm

VADA Sponsors BJ Penn – BJ Invites Rory | UFC News

VADA (Voluntary Anti-Doping Association) an independent organization founded to offer and promote effective anti-doping programs in boxing and mixed martial arts, contacted BJ Penn directly 2 weeks ago and requested the former UFC champion to be the first UFC fighter to go through the voluntary participation. Dear Mr. Penn, The Voluntary Anti-Doping Association (VADA) selectively...

Jun 26, 2012 1:12 pm

GSP: I'll Be The David Beckham Of MMA | MMA News

By Evan Stoumbelis Welterweight Champion Georges St. Pierre has his sights set on becoming the David Beckham of Mixed Martial Arts.  The 36 year old Los Angeles Galaxy star player has a whopping salary of £160million, and earns around £26million from sponsorships. (The Sun)  St. Pierre only earns £5million for headlining a PPV fight.  St....

Jun 19, 2012 11:01 am

Steven Seagal Says He Trained With Anderson Silva For Sonnen Fight | UFC NEWS

“I have (trained with Anderson Silva for this camp). I gave him some stuff that I consider to be very special, and I think it is also stuff that I don’t think most people will be expecting.” “Well, there are millions of techniques that no one has ever seen in the UFC. I’ve showed him...

Jun 18, 2012 9:28 am

Bellator Signs Wrestling Phenom Shawn Bunch

By Jamie McAllister Bellator signs wrestler Shawn Bunch the news comes directly from Bellator.com Bellator Fighting Championships have agreed terms with decorated amateur wrestler Shawn Bunch. The former Olympic qualifier is now turning his attention solely toward Mixed Martial Arts and a future Bellator Bantamweight tournament. “I’ve had my sights set on Bellator for a...

Jun 16, 2012 2:29 pm

Roger Gracie Talks About The Transition From Jiu-Jitsu To MMA

By Jamie McAllister Roger Gracie in an interview with TATAME. Gracie currently (4-1) in MMA comments on the transition between Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts. “You have many good black belts, world champion who rely their game on the gi. You can have a good transition or not.” “I can be wrong, but Romulo...

Jun 15, 2012 9:24 am

"Mayhem" Unimpressed With Promotional Sonnen | UFC NEWS

Fight Hub TV recently spoke with recent retiree, Jason ‘Mayhem’ Miller, asking him who he thinks makes the better promotions for a fight between himself and Chael Sonnen: “I don’t know. I almost think Chael does, only because he’s got a lot of pre-written bits,” said Miller. “I’m going to start writing from now on...

Jun 11, 2012 3:38 am

PREVIEW | George Dillman to talk "No touch KO" in MMA on Just Scrap Radio Tomorrow

George Dillman is one of the most well known and controversial martial artists of all time. He has been called a fantasist for his use of pressure points with what he calls “knockout” chi. Dillman claims that chi “Flows throughout the body. Without it you don’t function…and it’s a radio wave”. Despite the fact that...

Jun 10, 2012 11:12 am

Dana White Calls For Fighters To Tone It Down, Stop Getting Injured | UFC NEWS

Injury is nothing new to mixed martial arts.  Recently, there seems to be flood of UFC fighters pulling out of their bouts.  Major fights are being changed due to injured fighters like Brian Stann, Thiago Alves, Jon Fitch, Vitor Belfort, Dominick Cruz, Michael Bisping, and now Jose Aldo.  Matchmaker Joe Silva and UFC President Dana...

Jun 9, 2012 8:33 am

Champ Ronda Rousey Opens Up As 5-1 Favorite Over Kaufman | MMA NEWS

By Jonathan Kirschner Even though the bout has yet to be announced, sources close to the fight confirmed that the bout is going to happen and that’s good enough for the bookies. With the numbers at a staggering 5-to-1 in favor of the Strikeforce Women’s Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey, it’s safe to assume that the...

Jun 9, 2012 6:21 am

Junior dos Santos vs. Cain Velasquez Rematch Planned For UFC 152 | UFC News

By Jonathan Kirschner UFC President Dana White took to the podium at the UFC on FX 3 post-fight press conference and revealed the promotion’s plans for the upcoming UFC Heavyweight Title fight. Junior dos Santos and Cain Velasquez are set to have their rematch at UFC 152 in Toronto. Junior “Cigano” dos Santos captured the...

Jun 9, 2012 2:25 am

Ronda Rousey vs. Sarah Kaufman Set To Fight In August | Strikeforce News

By Jonathan Kirschner Will Ronda Rousey collect another arm or will she taste defeat for the first time? Sources close to the fight have confirmed that Ronda Rousey will defend her Strikeforce Women’s Bantamweight Championship against top-contender Sarah Kaufman on August 18 in San Diego, California, MMAFighting learned. It is expected that Zuffa will announce...

Jun 7, 2012 5:25 am

Tito Ortiz On Dana White : "I know he'll never forgive me." | UFC News

Jamie McAllister Tito Ortiz in an interview with Fight Magazine. Ortiz comments on his relationship with UFC President Dana White. “Some decisions where probably against Dana, I probably shouldn’t have said some of the things I said. Some of the things I should have did, I should have carried myself a little different. I’m a...

Jun 5, 2012 6:23 pm

Notable fighters who tested positive for Steroids | MMA NEWS

In the ever evolving world of MMA it is imperative that fighters stay healthy and up their game every day. Injuries happen and big fights come up for almost every mixed martial arts athlete. When that stuff happens the temptation to get a little extra kick from banned substances, that edge you need to overcome...

Jun 5, 2012 9:10 am

VIDEO | Anderson Silva: Spider Philosophy | UFC NEWS

Catch up with Anderson “Spider” Silva as he trains for one of the most anticipated rematches in years. But being physically ready is only half the battle. Anderson subscribes to an MMA philosophy that goes even further. Plus hear what inspired him to get into mixed martial arts

Jun 1, 2012 7:41 am

"Bigfoots" Manager Calling For Ban On Elbows | UFC NEWS

“Just got back to Brazil, was in the air, and only now found out about the uproar my comments on MMAJunkie Radio created, so I would like to clarify: I have seen way worse cuts then the one Cain inflicted on Bigfoot. The problem with this particular cut was not the size or anything, but...

May 30, 2012 8:50 am

Eddie Bravo Debuts Combat Jiu Jitsu – Full Fight Video

Forged through a partnership with 10th Planet founder Eddie Bravo and the U of MMA, Combat Jiu Jitsu is best described as NO-GI Jiu Jitsu with strikes allowed on the ground. Working along side CAMO (California Amateur Mixed Martial Arts Organization) and the CSAC (the California State Athletic Commission) this new sport held its first...

May 28, 2012 1:14 pm

Glory World Series 2012 Kicks Off With A Bang | MMA NEWS

The past couple of days have been nothing short of amazing for combat sports fans. For mixed martial arts there was an amazing card top-to-bottom in UFC 146 where Junior dos Santos successfully defended his heavyweight title in dominant fashion against Frank Mir. On Sunday for kickboxing, K1 Uprising took place and saw returning icons like...

May 28, 2012 9:00 am

Oliveira vs. Izquierdo set for UFC 148 | UFC NEWS

UFC officials have added a lightweight bout to their July 7 fight card in Las Vegas. The bout will put Rafaello Oliveira opposite Yoislandy Izquierdo in preliminary card action. The July 7 event has been dubbed “UFC 148: Silva vs. Sonnen II” and will feature a middleweight title fight (rematch) between champion Anderson Silva and...