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Aug 29, 2012 6:28 am

Fights to Look Forward to Part II

Yesterday I detailed a few fights that we as MMA fans have to look forward to beginning with UFC 152 and ending with UFC 155. Today I will go over the other UFC cards including UFC on Fuel TV: Struve vs. Miocic, UFC on FX: Browne vs. Bigfoot, UFC on Fuel TV 6 which will...

Aug 22, 2012 10:16 am

UFC on FOX 5 opening betting odds | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor MMA Bookmaker has set the opening betting lines for the three bouts scheduled to take place at UFC on FOX 5, December 8th. Current lightweight champion Benson “Smooth” Henderson opens as the favorite over challenger Nate Diaz. Henderson at -150 and Diaz at +120 Henderson headlined month’s UFC 150 event and successfully defended his...

Aug 15, 2012 10:18 am

Stacked card announced for UFC on FOX 5 | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor It was announced today that the UFC lightweight championship will be defended live on network television, as Benson Henderson (17-2 MMA, 5-0 UFC) will defend his title against Nate Diaz (16-7 MMA, 11-5 UFC) at UFC on Fox 5 on December 8th. Henderson headlined this past weekend’s UFC 150 event and successfully...


Aug 15, 2012 8:22 am

Shogun Rua vs. Alexander Gustafsson Booked For UFC on FOX 5 Dec. 8 | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Two top Light-Heavyweights are set to collide at UFC on FOX 5 as Shogun Rua meets Alexander Gustafsson. The bout is set to take place on December 8th however the location has still to be named according to USA Today. In his last bout Shogun defeated Brandon Vera in a well contested...

Jul 31, 2012 8:34 am

White Changes Tune, Says Four Fighters Now Competing for Shot at 205 lbs. Title | UFC NEWS

The fans have spoken, and UFC President Dana White heard them loud and clear. Mauricio “Shogun” Rua, Brandon “The Truth” Vera, Lyoto “The Dragon” Machida, and Ryan “Darth” Bader are now all competing for the next shot at the UFC light heayweight championship currently held by Jon “Bones” Jones. For his part, Jones must first...

Jul 30, 2012 3:42 pm

Dana White Confirms Shogun Rua vs. Brandon Vera Winner Gets Title Shot | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Dana White announced today during a media conference call that the winner of the UFC On FOX 4 main event will be the next man to challenge for the UFC Light-Heavyweight Title. The bout will be contested between Shogun Rua and Brandon Vera. Shogun was defeated by Jones at UFC 128 and...

Jul 13, 2012 10:18 am

Who’s Next for UFC on Fuel TV 4 Winners? | UFC NEWS

By Ryan Busuttil The UFC’s Middleweight division just got a lot more interesting! Less than a week after the almost 2 year feud between champion Anderson Silva and his “arch nemesis” Chael Sonnen concluded at UFC 148, many were wondering who the next challenger for Silva’s crown would be. The thought was that the winner...

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 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 15, 2012 10:55 am

"Shogun" Sets The Record Straight On Glover Issue | UFC NEWS

  By: Jason Kindschy Mauricio “Shogun” Rua has been on the receiving quite a bit of criticism over the past week, with UFC president Dana White being the most vocal. Dana pushed the point home in an interview with MMAfighting.com’s Ariel Helwani. In response to a question regarding Rua not wanting to fight up-and-comer Glover...

Jun 13, 2012 8:27 am

Shogun Believes The Vera Fight 'Should Please All The Fans' | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua in an interview with FightersOnly. Shogun comments on his new opponent Brandon Vera after his original opponent Thiago Silva withdrew from the fight due to injury. “Brandon Vera is a very dangerous fighter, has a sharpened Muay Thai and has already defeated great names inside the UFC. After so...

Jun 12, 2012 4:49 am

Bibiano Fernandes Out Of UFC 149 Bout With Delorme Due To Injury | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister On June 4, Bibiano Fernandes signed for his first fight with the UFC however now he is out of his UFC 149 bout with Roland Delorme. The former Dream Champion will now wait till later in the year to make his UFC Debut. Fernandes suffered the injury in training and the news...

Jun 7, 2012 4:59 am

Shogun Rua vs. Brandon Vera Set For UFC On Fox 4 Main Event | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister The UFC having matched Hector Lombard with Tim Boetsch at UFC 149 and Stann out injured this has left the UFC on FOX 4 show without a main event. Enter Shogun Rua who’s UFC 149 opponent Thiago Silva withdrew from the bout due to injury and will now face Brandon Vera. Here’s...

Jun 7, 2012 4:20 am

With Bisping & Stann Out Injured UFC Match Up Lombard & Boetsch At UFC 149 | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Michael Bisping is out of his UFC 149 match-up with Tim Boetsch due to injury, however it is unspecified which type of injury Bisping has sustained. Yesterday also saw Brian Stann injured and out of the fight with Lombard. Middleweights Lombard and Boetsch were left without opponents and now have been matched-up...

Jun 5, 2012 4:18 am

Alexander Gustafsson Out Until October With Broken Hand | UFC News

Jamie McAllister When Thiago Silva pulled out of the UFC 149 bout with Shogun there was a number of names thrown around one was Alexander Gustafsson, however there is a very good reason why the Swedish star is not taking the bout. Here is the story according to Mauricio “Shogun” Rua’s official Facebook page. The...

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...

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 26, 2012 9:10 am

UFC on FUEL TV 2 Drug Tests Come Back Clean

By Adam Cronklin: A fantastic card is made better as every drug test from the UFC on Fuel TV 2 event from Sweden, came back clean. All 24 fighters were tested under an election conducted by the Swedish MMA Federation. This was a good move for Sweden especially in a time where so many athletes...

Apr 25, 2012 10:20 am

Where Does Rashad Evans Go From Here?

By Ryan Busuttil: In May 2010, Rashad Evans defeated Quinton “Rampage” Jackson by unanimous decision to become the number one contender to the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship. What happened in the next 23 months was a whirlwind of emotions, changes and frustrations for Evans. After the Rampage fight, he didn’t fight again until August 2011...

Apr 19, 2012 3:14 pm

Breaking down Jon Jones Vs. Rashad Evans

By Lewis Mckeever: The hour is nearly upon us. It has been billed as one of the most personal affairs to ever grace the octagon. A confrontational feud that has been brewing and escalating for over 12 months is almost set for conclusion. Saturday evening’s superstars; Jon Jones and Rashad Evans have almost exhausted the...

Apr 19, 2012 12:39 pm

Fuel TV Peak Ratings Higher Than Original Numbers Showed | Broke FUEL TV REcord

By Lynn Mitchell: The 7 year deal UFC with FOX has caused an increase from approximately 30 million homes to 36 million in the past few months.  The UFC programming played a big role in which has set ratings records for the sports-oriented station. UFC on FUEL TV 2 Gustafsson vs Silva averaged 197,000 viewers....

Apr 19, 2012 8:16 am

Jon Jones | "Rashad has the weakest chin."

By Jamie McAllister: “When I watch my first fights I used to flail. Everything’s flail-y, and I realize the power of flexing your abdominal when you try to strike and things like that. I definitely feel as though I’m hitting harder, and I’m excited. I wobbled Rampage (Jackson) a little bit when I hit him,...

Apr 18, 2012 6:51 pm

UFC on Fuel TV 2 Medical Suspensions

By Ryan Busuttil: There were only 2 fighters medically suspended from this past weekend’s UFC on Fuel TV 2 event. Paulo Thiago and Alessio Sakara, both of whom were knocked out in their respective fights, have been suspended for 28 days according to the president of the Swedish MMA federation, George Sallfeldt. UFC on Fuel TV...

Apr 18, 2012 6:45 pm

Is Rampage Jackson vs. Alexander Gustafsson The Fight To Make? | UFC May Think So

Before Alexander Gustafsson’s light-heavyweight fight against Thiago Silva last Saturday at UFC on Fox 2, the UFC had pre-determined the winner of that bout would make a very interesting opponent for Quinton “Rampage” Jackson. As originally reported on fightersonlymag.com, Jackson is coming off of dual knee surgery and if the fight takes place it looks...