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Mar 4, 2013 11:56 am

Is Hector Lombard in Jeopardy of Being Cut By the UFC?

Hector Lombard was one of the most highly sought after free agents in the MMA business just a little over a year ago. Back then the former Bellator Middleweight Champion was 31-2-1 and was riding an extremely impressive 25-fight winning streak. That kind of streak doesn’t just come around every day and UFC president Dana...

Mar 4, 2013 9:41 am

Leonard Garcia and Cody McKenzie Added to UFC 159 | UFC NEWS

  A new match-up between Cody McKenzie and  Leonard Garcia has been added to the UFC 159: Jones vs. Sonnen card. UFC 159 is slated for April 27, 2013 at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. The featherweight fighters were originally slated to fight in UFC 155: Dos Santos vs. Velasquez 2. Due to a suffered...

Mar 4, 2013 9:27 am

Silva: Stann Was So Close To Beating Me In The First Round | UFC NEWS

“I don’t know what happens here in Japan, man,” said Silva. “The fans just give me a lot of energy. I’m so happy to make all my fans around the world happy. That’s why I fight. I fight for you. I’m here because of you and my God, so thanks for the great support.” “I...

Mar 4, 2013 9:05 am

Quick Twitt | Hunt Breaks Struve’s Jaw | UFC NEWS

  People may have questioned the end to tonight’s co-main event of the UFC on Fuel TV 8.  Mark Hunt knocked Stefan Struve down in the third round and walked away apparently thinking the “Skyscraper” was out cold, but Herb Dean told him to keep going.  Then, after Hunt approached to continue, the referee waved...

Mar 2, 2013 9:42 pm

UFC On Fuel TV 8 Results: Hunt TKO’s Struve in Co-Main Event | UFC News

Mark Hunt brought the fireworks in the third round. Hunt TKO’d Stefan Struve in a battled of heavyweights in Saturday’s co-main event. Hunt landed a big left to start the third and followed again with another combination. Hunt backed Struve up and had him wobbly before knocking him out with a massive left hook. Hunt...

Mar 1, 2013 10:43 am

Wanderlei Silva: Don’t Doubt his Chin | Editorial | UFC News

  Saturday night (Sunday, noon in Japan), Wanderlei Silva takes on the heavy-handed former Marine, Brian Stann in the same arena that former Pride middleweight champion, Silva, made a name for himself, Saitama Super Arena. The two are expected to exchange heavy shots and from most media predictions, you will find that an all out...

Mar 1, 2013 9:21 am

The Return of Mark Hunt | UFC NEWS

The “Cinderella Story” is a cliché thrown around in sports for when an athlete turns around from a career low to reach the top of his/her sport.  The term is meant to give hope and to inspire athletes to never stop working and competing.  A Cinderella athlete is one to whom fans the world over...

Mar 1, 2013 9:14 am

Stefan Struve Eyeing Title Shot With Win Over Mark Hunt | UFC NEWS

At 7 feet tall and 270 pounds, Stefan Struve is easily the largest fighter on the UFC roster. Winner of four in a row, and six of his last seven, Struve will look to extend his win streak with a victory over MMA veteran Mark Hunt in Saitama Japan this weekend. Struve believes that with...

Mar 1, 2013 9:02 am

Dan Henderson: “I’ll Fight Anyone” | UFC NEWS

“I’d consider fighting anybody. As long as I didn’t have to cut too much weight, I’d pretty much fight anybody. I just want to get back in there as soon as possible. I hated the long layoff. I want to fight any one of the top 5 guys and I know I’m capable of beating...

Feb 28, 2013 9:56 pm

Brian Stann: Fight with Wanderlei is a One-Time Jump in Weight | UFC NEWS

This Saturday, Brian Stann will face MMA legend Wanderlei Silva at UFC on Fuel TV 8.  The fight against his long-time idol in the sport, however, comes with a catch: Stann will be fighting at light heavyweight. For Stann, who once held the WEC light heavyweight belt, middleweight has become his optimum weight.  He fought...

Feb 28, 2013 10:05 am

Betting Odds: JDS opens up as the favorite over Overeem | UFC NEWS

Here is something that doesn’t get written very often: Alistar Overeem will be considered the underdog in his next fight. In the co-main event of UFC 160, Overeem will face former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos. According to bestfightodds.com, the odds makers have dos Santos at -248 while Overeem comes in at +192. The...

Feb 27, 2013 4:43 pm

Salary Report: Machida, Henderson the top earners at UFC 157 | UFC NEWS

Though it may have been Ladies Night, when it came to getting paid, UFC 157’s top dollars went the gents. Lyoto Machida and Dan Henderson, who fought in the co-main event, were the top earners this past weekend. The California State Athletic Commission emailed out the disclosed payroll Tuesday night with the total for the...

Feb 27, 2013 1:41 pm

Jeremy Stephens vs. Estevan Payan Official For UFC 160 | UFC News

  Former UFC lightweight Jeremy ‘Lil Heathen’ Stephens (20-9) has made the drop to featherweight following a three fight losing streak. Stephens will take on promotional newcomer, Estevan Payan (14-3) at UFC 160. Stephens is returning after a first round knockout loss to Yves Edwards back at UFC on FOX: Henderson vs. Diaz back in...

Feb 27, 2013 10:13 am

TUF 17, Episode 6 Results: Team Jones regains control with TKO win | UFC NEWS

The Ultimate Fighter returned to FX on Tuesday night with the sixth episode of the season – “Path to Greatness”. In the evening’s preliminary matchup, Josh Samman capitalized on Tor Troeng’s relaxed fighting style, winning via knockout in the first round. Samman, a Floridian with a 9-2 mixed martial arts record, landed a body kick...

Feb 27, 2013 8:59 am

Dana White Leaning Towards Dan Henderson vs. Rashad Evans | UFC News

  UFC President Dana White stated on UFC Tonight on FUEL TV, that he plans on putting together a light-heavyweight fight between two of the best fighters in the division in Dan Henderson (29-9) and Rashad Evans (17-3-1). Although talk of a potential fight between Evans and Shogun arose, White stated that he had other...

Feb 26, 2013 9:44 am

Chael Sonnen Sues Mean Street Pizza Business Partner | UFC NEWS

The man who gained fame and popularity by ruffling people’s feathers is dealing with his own antagonist it seems, as UFC Light Heavyweight title contender Chael Sonnen is suing his business partner for $42,600.  Sonnen and Lee Gamble oversee the West Linn Guys, LLC, through which they own a restaurant in West Linn, OR called...

Feb 26, 2013 9:09 am

VIDEO | Wanderlei Silva – A Return To His Roots | UFC NEWS

He returns to Japan to the very arena where he earned his biggest victories in Pride and where he established himself as an MMA superstar. Six years later, he sets foot once again on Japanese soil, where fans will see Wanderlei Silva face fierce opponent Brian Stann. To prepare, he traveled the world for a...