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Mar 18, 2013 7:51 am

Weidman plans to disrupt superfight plans | UFC NEWS

UFC middleweight Chris Weidman wants to dismiss all of this superfight talk in regards to Anderson Silva. While the buzz in the MMA community can’t seem to get enough of the idea of Silva and either welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre or light heavyweight king Jon Jones meeting up sometime near the end of 2013,...

Mar 15, 2013 8:53 pm

Dana White: “Mark Hunt Could Earn Title Shot With a KO of JDS” | UFC NEWS

  Following the UFC 158 pre-fight press conference, UFC President Dana White told a group of reporters that Mark Hunt may not be too far from a shot at the heavyweight title.  “It’s crazy to say,” said White, “but if he knocks Junior Dos Santos out, how is this guy not next in line?”  ...

Mar 15, 2013 6:10 pm

Dana White not ruling out the possibility of Herschel Walker joining the UFC | UFC News

The Strikeforce imports to the UFC have been impressive thus far, Robbie Lawler, Tyron Woodley, and the man challenging for the UFC welterweight championship Nick Diaz have all come over and notched quality wins. Today, another possible fighters name was brought up to bring to the octagon, former Heisman trophy winner, and NFL great Herschel Walker....

Mar 14, 2013 9:32 am

Junior dos Santos opens as a big favorite over Mark Hunt | UFC News

Two of the hardest hitters in the heavyweight division will collide at UFC 160 this May, and not surprisingly, former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos has opened as a large favorite over former K1 Champion Mark Hunt. Bestfightodds.com currently has JDS as an early 4.6-to-1 (-460) favorite to defeat the “Super Samoan”. Junior dos...

Mar 13, 2013 9:13 am

PHOTO | UFC on FUEL TV 9: Gustafsson vs. Mousasi Poster | UFC NEWS

Former Strikeforce light-heavyweight champion, Gegard Mousasi, has graced his first official UFC poster for ‘UFC on FUEL TV 9: Gustafsson vs. Mousasi’. The two light-heavyweights will go toe-to-toe on April 6 in what UFC President Dana White has declared a number-one contender match up.

Mar 13, 2013 9:01 am

VIDEO | The Ultimate Fighter Season 17, Episode 8 (Full Replay) | UFC NEWS

The Ultimate Fighter returned to FX on Tuesday night with the eighth episode of the season – “Bag of Tools”. New Zealander Dylan Andrews, who fights out of Gold Coast, Australia, claimed a majority decision win over Zak Cummings of Kansas City, Mo. Andrews, 15-4-1 in mixed martial arts, used his strong grappling to out...

Mar 13, 2013 8:40 am

Freddie Roach Trains ‘Improperly Taught’ Shogun Rua to Punch | UFC News

  Renowned boxing trainer Freddie Roach was brought onboard Mauricio Rua’s training camp for UFC 161 to help Rua with his striking. Rua is known for his muay-thai game but according to Roach, when it comes to technical punches, Rua wasn’t properly taught how to throw them. Roach spoke to GracieMag on his work with Rua:...

Mar 12, 2013 1:20 pm

Te Huna steps in for injured Bader, faces Teixeira at UFC 160 | UFC NEWS

James Te Huna has a chance to add a signature win to his fighting resume. The UFC announced on Monday night that Te Huna will fill in for an injured Ryan Bader (knee) at UFC 160 where he will take on Glover Teixeira in a light heavyweight bout. Te Huna (16-5) has won four-straight, with...

Mar 11, 2013 1:05 pm

Arlovski foresees return trip to UFC, title run | MMA NEWS

  At 34-years-old, Andrei Arlovski feels there is plenty left in his heavyweight tank. Alovski is a former UFC heavyweight champion who hasn’t fought for that organization since 2008. The ‘Pitbull’ said he and ZUFFA, the parent company of the UFC, are on good terms and he believes a return trip back to Octagon isn’t...

Mar 9, 2013 7:12 pm

Dos Santos trainer: “It seems that Overeem doesn’t want this fight” | UFC NEWS

For the second time in one year Alistair Overeem has to drop out of a scheduled fight with Junior Dos Santos. The first time around Overeem got popped for sky-high testosterone levels and was suspended for nine months. The most recently scheduled fight has been squashed with Overeem claiming to have a “slight quad tear”...

Mar 9, 2013 7:01 pm

Rashad Evans: “I support gay marriage and gay rights.” | UFC NEWS

With the addition of the first openly gay/lesbian fighter Liz Carmouche to the UFC, its no surprise more fighters are coming out to support same sex marriage and gay/lesbian rights. UFC light-heavyweight fighter Rashad Evans has become the latest pro athlete to urge the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn bans on same-sex marriage. “This isn’t...

Mar 9, 2013 8:29 am

Mark Hunt vs. Junior dos Santos official for UFC 160 | UFC News

Two of the hardest hitting heavyweights will collide at UFC 160, as it was announced today that Mark Hunt (9-7 MMA, 4-1 UFC) will meet former champion Junior dos Santos (15-2 MMA, 9-1 UFC) in the evenings co-main event. Earlier this week, Alistair Overeem (36-12 MMA, 1-1 UFC) pulled out of the highly anticipated fight...

Mar 8, 2013 10:24 am

‘The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 2’ welterweight cast unveiled | UFC News

“TUF: Brazil 2,” which features UFC heavyweights Antonio Rodrigo Noueira and Fabricio Werdum as coaches, debuts March 17 in Brazil on Globo. United States broadcast plans have yet to be announced, but the series is expected to be available in North America as an online stream. The 28 welterweights competing in the second edition of...

Mar 8, 2013 9:18 am

VIDEO | Junior dos Santos Sings Katy Perry | UFC NEWS

Former UFC heavyweight champion, Junior dos Santos, took to Brazilian TV to show off his vocal skills. What do you think guys, should the former champ stick to cage fighting or does he have a future in pop music?

Mar 7, 2013 9:19 am

Pat Barry vs. Shawn Jordan official for UFC 161 in Winnipeg | UFC News

A heavyweight bout between Pat Barry (8-5 MMA, 5-5 UFC) and Shawn Jordan (14-4 MMA, 2-1 UFC) is the latest addition to the recently announced UFC 161 card set for June 15 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Following recent losses to Cheick Kongo, Stefan Struve and Lavar Johnson, it appeared that Pat Barry was in a...

Mar 7, 2013 7:58 am

Johnny Bedford and Erik Perez set to meet at UFC 159 | UFC News

Two undefeated bantamweight fighters are set to meet at UFC 159 in New Jersey, as it was announced that Johnny Bedford (19-9-1 MMA, 2-0 UFC) will take on Erik Perez (13-4 MMA, 3-0 UFC) at the Prudential Center on April 27. A semifinalist on “The Ultimate Fighter 14,” Johnny Bedford, has posted back-to-back knockout wins...

Mar 7, 2013 7:45 am

Mark Munoz vs. Tim Boetsch added to UFC 162 | UFC News

A middleweight match-up between Tim Boetsch (15-6 MMA, 7-4 UFC) and Mark Munoz (12-3 MMA, 7-3 UFC) is the latest addition to the UFC 162 card slated for July 6 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Boetsch returns to the octagon for the first time since suffering a TKO loss to fast-rising contender Constantinos Philippou at UFC...

Mar 6, 2013 12:20 pm

“Feijao” Cavalcante to Make UFC Debut against Thiago Silva at UFC 162

Huge news broke earlier today that UFC Middleweight Champion, Anderson Silva, has finally been paired up to defend his belt against Chris Weidman on July 6th at UFC 162. That fight, however, is not the only news that has been swirling around the newly named card. It has also been rumored that former Strikeforce LHW...

Mar 6, 2013 9:33 am

TUF 17, Episode 6 Results:Team Sonnen Continues to Dominate, Taking 4-2 Lead | UFC NEWS

The Ultimate Fighter returned to FX on Tuesday night with the seventh episode of the season – “His Fist on My Face”. Decorated grappler Jimmy Quinlan, from Methuen, Mass., overcame Marietta, Ga, Clint Hester’s power to claim a second round submission win. Undefeated in mixed martial arts, Quinlan, 3-0, secured the win by rear naked...

Mar 5, 2013 2:09 pm

Impressive UFC Imports (Part One) | UFC NEWS

There is no arguing that the UFC is usually the promotion all mixed martial artists want to end up fighting for. After all, this is where the money is and it is the best place to prove to the world that you are the best by trying to beat the best. There are promotions outside...

Mar 5, 2013 10:03 am

Dan Henderson and Rashad Evans Slated for UFC 161 | UFC NEWS

The UFC is targeting a matchup between former light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans (17-3-1 MMA, 12-3-1 UFC) and former Strikeforce champion Dan Henderson (29-9 MMA, 6-3 UFC) for UFC 161. UFC 161 will take place at the MTS Centre in Winnipeg, Canada. While this matchup was confirmed by Dana White, it is still not set...