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Apr 17, 2012 3:47 pm

Uyenoyama out, Tim Elliott in against John Dodson at UFC on Fox 3

By Micah Hinchliffe: As part of the growing division of the flyweights in 2012, Zuffa has signed top flyweight prospect Tim Elliott according to UFC.com. Elliott who is 8-2-1 in MMA has been picked to replace former bantamweight Darren Uyenoyama against the hard-hitting TUF 14 winner John Dodson. No reason for Uyenoyama’s replacement has been...

Apr 17, 2012 3:45 pm

Clean Sweep For UFC 144 Drug Tests

By Lewis Mckeever: With the Overeem PED saga flipping the MMA cosmos upside down, it’s refreshing to hear some positivity regarding drug testing in the UFC. The results from UFC 144 are back, and to the delight of the fans, all eight examined fighters from the Japanese card are as clean as a whistle. I’m...

Apr 17, 2012 3:16 pm

Editorial Spotlight | There's No Such Thing as a Teammate in MMA

By Josh Long: In just over two weeks Jon “Bones” Jones will defend his light heavyweight championship against “Suga” Rashad Evans. This fight will surely live up to its hype, as the former training partners/teammates at Gregg Jackson’s gym will square off inside the octagon. Teammates? Dictionary.com defines a teammate as a member of the...

Apr 17, 2012 2:11 pm

VIDEO | "Georgia On My Mind" Rashad Evans Trains With Boxing Great Roy Jones Jr

Number one UFC light heavyweight contender “Suga” Rashad Evans has Georgia on his mind as he arrives in Atlanta today for the final countdown to UFC 145: Jones vs. Evans. In five days, fight fans will discover the moment of truth in what has become one of the longest running sagas in the sport of...

Apr 17, 2012 2:04 pm

UFC AND DANA WHITE DEMAND RETRACTION FROM CAGEPOTATO WEBSITE

Zuffa, LLC, dba the Ultimate Fighting Championship, today announced that it served a demand for retraction upon the parent entities and executives of the website CagePotato regarding certain false and defamatory statements attributed to UFC® President, Dana White, in an April 14th website posting. As detailed in the formal demand for a retraction prepared by...

Apr 17, 2012 1:56 pm

Valentijn Overeem unaware of brothers TRT needs

By Lewis Mckeever: Alistair’s brother and fellow MMA fighter, Valentijn Overeem, is bewildered by The Reem’s elevated levels of testosterone. With the recent gossip of Alistair obtaining a TRT exemption from the docs, in an effort to justify his sea biscuit heights of testosterone, brother Valentijn is oblivious to any medical condition his brother may...

Apr 17, 2012 12:40 pm

Alexander Gustafsson Feels Ready To Fight Jon Jones

By Evan Stoumbelis: After defeating Thiago Silva this past weekend, Light Heavyweight Alex Gustafsson feels he’s ready to face one of the top 5 light heavyweight fighters in the division, and feels “more than ready” to fight for the title should the opportunity present itself.   Gustafsson said that he had no added pressure during...

Apr 17, 2012 12:19 pm

Countdown To UFC 145 Debuts Tonight On Fuel TV

By Jamie McAllister: The UFC’s Countdown to UFC 145 show returns tonight on Fuel TV. The half-hour special airs at 9:30 p.m. ET (6:30 p.m. PT) the show will be followed immediately with new episodes of UFC Tonight and UFC Ultimate Insider. UFC 145 takes place this weekend with the Rashad Evans & Jon Jones...

Apr 17, 2012 12:10 pm

Based On The Odds Smart Money Is On Evans, Says Liddell

By Jamie McAllister: “I think that’s ridiculous. 5 to 1, and 6 to 1, I mean, Jon’s been great, he’s doing great, and he’s going to keep getting better, but this is a fight styles wise that’s a tougher fight for him than the ones he’s had,” “He likes to control the distance, control where...

Apr 17, 2012 6:48 am

Teammate vs. Teammate Debate With The Iceman

By Roberto Mattos: Should teammates fight? For some, this question can be a difficult one to answer. Training with someone day in and day out, they become more than just your team. They become your family. Even though you may want to d’arce choke your brother sometimes, stepping into the octagon against him may seem...

Apr 17, 2012 6:35 am

Evans On UFC Sponsoring Jones | "I can't worry about who the UFC favors"

By Jose Garcia: With arguably the most anticipated UFC fight of all time on the horizon, Rashad Evans is growing sick of talking about Greg Jackson and his former teammate, and Saturday night’s opponent, Jon Jones. Evans has mentioned on more than one occasion that he is plain and simple just ready to fight. In...

Apr 17, 2012 6:32 am

Overeem’s Manager: He Has A Good Excuse For Failed Drug Test

By Edward Fernandez: Kenny Rice with HDNet’s Inside MMA has revealed that Overeem’s manager is convinced he has a good excuse for his March 27 failed drug test and will still be eligible to fight for the UFC heavyweight title. Rice stated: “I spoke with Glenn Robinson, manager of Overeem and he says he is...

Apr 17, 2012 6:29 am

Despite initial concerns, UFC on Fuel 2's Siyar Bahadurzada's right hand not broken

By Lewis Mckeever: The fans expected fireworks in the Paulo Thiago/Siyar Bahadurzada match up and they received no less, Bahadurzada left the Ericsson Globe Arena with a bang. After clobbering Paulo Thiago into unconsciousness after just 41 seconds of action, conversing with Kenny Florian in the post fight interview, the Afghanistan native feared he may...

Apr 17, 2012 6:26 am

VIDEO | Dan Henderson Talks About Fighting JDS For The UFC HW Crown

By Lynn Mitchell: The bustling hoopla has started again with another big name fighter to step up to say he will accept a fight with UFC Heavyweight Champ Junior Dos Santos at UFC 146 on May 26 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  This has all been a bit messy with the recent succession of heavyweight contender...

Apr 17, 2012 6:17 am

The Ultimate Fighter Live On FX Episode 6 Ratings Report

By Lynn Mitchell: There was a slight climb in ratings for the sixth episode of The Ultimate Fighter producing 1 million viewers.  Episode 6 is when Team Faber took its first lead of the season.  Joe Proctor submits Team Cruz’s Chris Tickle in the first-round making the series 3-2. The deal with FOX caused the...

Apr 17, 2012 6:11 am

Gray Maynard Opens As 3 to 1 Favorite Over Clay Guida

Gray Maynard will look to get back in the hunt for the UFC Lightweight title in June when he faces off with Clay Guida at UFC on FX 4. Coming into the fight the odds makers have Maynard as the heavy favorite over Guida. According to BetonFighting.com, Maynard comes in as a 3 to 1...

Apr 17, 2012 6:05 am

Mark Hominick Talks About An Emotional Year & Getting Back To Winning Ways

By Jamie McAllister: “Yeah, it’s definitely been a mix of emotions this year, but I’ve always tried to use winning as my motivator.” “I think with the ‘Korean Zombie’ (Chan Sung Jung) fight, I wanted to win too badly. I fought really out of character by really wanting to make a statement and fought aggressively...

Apr 16, 2012 3:14 pm

Two Reasons Hawaii Should Watch UFC 145 This Weekend

LOOKING FORWARD TO HAWAII MMA FIGHTERS AT UFC 145 JONES VS EVANS By Romeo Cabras Jr.: Now that the UFC is back in full swing after what seemed like an eternity, a full 6 weeks to be exact, we focus our attention to this weeks fight card featuring two fighters with strong ties to Hawaii!!...

Apr 16, 2012 3:08 pm

Let’s Talk: Dana White on UFC Credibility and PEDs

By Edward Fernandez: In a recent interview following UFC on Fuel TV 2, UFC President Dana White made it clear that he was upset about the recent PED scandals that have been plaguing the organization. He also took the opportunity to assure the media all the necessary precautions are being taken to ensure the credibility...

Apr 16, 2012 2:57 pm

Frank Trigg Goes In-Depth About Legal Issues And Release From HDNet

By Roberto Mattos: Frank Trigg was on a recent episode of the MMA Hour with Ariel Helwani. For those who have not been following, there have been a lot of rumors swirling around about Twinkle-Toes and his recent divorce from both his wife and HDNet as a color commentator. Trigg touched briefly on the fight...

Apr 16, 2012 2:32 pm

Knockout of the Night winner Siyar Bahadurzada | X-ray to determine return

By Romeo Cabras Jr: With an impressive debut this weekend at UFC on Fuel TV 2, Siyar Bahadurzada made quick work of Paulo Thiago capturing Knockout of the Night honors in just 42 seconds. But, he did so with a possible broken hand. He’s been here before. The Afghan native has already seen his share...

Apr 16, 2012 12:03 pm

Rashad Evans is the underdog against Jones | But is he underrated?

By Lorenzo Luciano: Let us put aside for this fight analysis, all of the former teammate issues that have been headlining the upcoming fight between current UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and number one contender Rashad Evans. Jon Jones is without a doubt one of the hottest and most talented fighters to come into...