538 Search Results for UFC 161

Jun 3, 2013 8:10 am

Chael Sonnen wants to fight Shogun, with Lil Nog out

Yesterday evening, Chael Sonnen (27-13-1 MMA, 6-6 UFC) took to his Twitter account to issue a challenge to Mauricio “Shogun” Rua (21-7 MMA, 5-5 UFC). Chael Sonnen @sonnench: @ShogunRua I HEAR BRAZILIAN CHICKEN IS OFF THE MENU. AMERICAN GANGSTER IS STILL AVAILABLE IF YOU WANT TO SEND YOUR WAITRESS OVER. Sonnen’s challenge came shortly after...

May 31, 2013 12:01 pm

Shogun Rua Details Training With Boxing Legend, Freddie Roach

“I started training with Freddie Roach because my manager contacted him and his team. For me this is good because I learned some things that can make the difference against Rogerio Nogueira. I was always confident in my boxing. In camp, I always train a lot of boxing. But Freddie showed me specific details that...

May 1, 2013 9:57 am

‘Shogun’ Rua Fully Prepared to Fight Nogueira

  Former UFC light-heavyweight champion, Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua is set to take in Antonio Rogerio Nogueira in a rematch from a classic 2005 bout that saw Rua walk away with a decision win. Now, eight years later, Rua says that with a renewed staff, extensive training, and drive to once again defeat ‘Lil Nog’ he...

Apr 16, 2013 9:56 am

Rashad Evans Shares Gameplan To Defeat Dan Henderson

“With Dan Henderson, there’s no secret, the power of Dan Henderson. He has a huge right hand, and he doesn’t hide it. He goes right after you. He makes sure he lines it up and he lets you know that he’s going to hit you with that big right hand. “But at the same time,...

Nov 17, 2017 12:56 pm

VIDEO | Max Holloway is Dropping a Must-See Shirt Inspired by Tupac

It is what it is! Dropping soon! @moskova pic.twitter.com/cCliKDFnfA — Max Holloway (@BlessedMMA) November 17, 2017 Fresh off the heels of the announcement of his rematch with Jose Aldo, UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway will drop a shirt thanks to a collaboration with Moskova. When Frankie Edgar unfortunately had to pull out of the initial...

Nov 13, 2017 6:03 am

ODDS | Former champ Michael Bisping opens as underdog against Kelvin Gastelum

If things had gone according to plan, the UFC’s November 26 debut in Shanghai, China, would have been headlined by a middleweight scrap between former champion Anderson Silva and dangerous contender Kelvin Gastelum. Regrettably, a potential USADA violation recently forced Silva out of this planned contest, leaving the UFC with mere weeks to find a...

Nov 7, 2017 6:21 am

Kenny Florian explains why Georges St-Pierre would easily beat Conor McGregor

Now that Georges St-Pierre owns the UFC middleweight title, many fans are wondering what’s next for him. While UFC President Dana White has assured it’ll be a title-unifying showdown with interim middleweight champion Robert Whittaker, that’s certainly not the Canadian’s only option. One of the more compelling choices on St-Pierre’s menu is UFC lightweight champion...

Oct 31, 2017 12:10 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor Releases An Emotional Apology for Use of a Gay Slur

When Andre Fili bested his training partner Artem Lobov at UFC Gdansk, most of the eyes were on Conor McGregor screaming his voice out cageside. However, even more attention was drawn towards  the champ champ after the fight was over. BT Sport and UFC Europe both deleted video of McGregor walking Lobov back to the...

Oct 28, 2017 6:58 am

Jessica Andrade Wants to Fight Karolina Kowalkiewicz Next

After the absolute bloodbath of a fight between her and Claudia Gadelha, Jessica Andrade was pushed to the number one contender slot in the UFC strawweight rankings. It would have been a four-fight win streak for Andrade, had she not have fought Joanna Jedrzejczyk just before. However, that’s a rematch that is just within arm’s...

Oct 13, 2017 7:02 am

Junior dos Santos Says Not Knowing About His USADA Test Has Torn ‘His Soul Apart’

After losing his second fight with Stipe Miocic, Junior dos Santos was eager to step into the Octagon with rising star Francis Ngannou in his journey back to a title fight. Unfortunately, he became one of the victims of USADA. He was notified of a potential anti-doping violation and pulled out of the card. Eventually,...

Oct 8, 2017 7:45 am

Pros react to Demetrious Johnson’s history-making defeat of Ray Borg

Last night, in the co-main event of UFC 216, Demetrious Johnson stepped into the Octagon with the intention of defending his flyweight belt for a record-breaking 11th-straight time. He did so with flying colors, dominating his young foe Ray Borg to a ridiculous fifth-round sequence in which he hit him with a suplex, caught his...

Oct 3, 2017 8:07 am

Joe Rogan announces generous donation to Las Vegas victims fund

On Sunday, the world was rocked by a despicable attack in Las Vegas, which left more than 50 people dead and hundreds injured. Unsurprisingly, this terrible turn of events generated some compassionate responses from the Las Vegas based MMA community, including the UFC, who pledged a whopping $1 million to a fund for the families...

Sep 29, 2017 2:26 pm

Everything You Need to Know From the Conor McGregor Appearance in Glasgow

In Conor McGregor’s first major public appearance since his gigantic money fight with Floyd Mayweather, he was set to have an hour Q&A session on pay-per-view with Dan Hardy. That event was canceled for still unreported reasons, but his event tonight in Glasgow went off without a hitch. Will he compete in another boxing match?...

Sep 19, 2017 5:03 pm

BREAKING | Carlos Condit Wants a Fight as Early as This Year

The beauty of MMA Twitter is that sometimes news can break out of nowhere. The last anyone heard from Carlos Condit, he was working on starting his own coffee business. Evidently, all that caffeine got him buzzing for another kind of rush. The former UFC welterweight title challenger is looking to step back into the...

Sep 4, 2017 9:28 am

Jim Miller complains about lack of opponent on Twitter, five fighters quickly respond

UFC lightweight veteran Jim Miller is one of the most consistently exciting fighters in the game. Unfortunately, he’s having a very difficult time finding a willing dance partner for his next fight. The all-action lightweight, who has won nine post-fight bonuses in the UFC, shared his grievances in a video on Twitter. STILL trying to...

Aug 31, 2017 9:51 am

Tyron Woodley Doubles Down on Moving Up for Middleweight Gold

Things have changed. It’s the era of the superfight and Tyron Woodley is looking for a greater challenge that will earn him larger profits. Last week, he talked about there is a shortage of contenders and he’s ready to jump up to middleweight to earn a second belt. This isn’t the first time, he wanted...

Aug 28, 2017 5:55 am

Kevin Lee considers Ferguson bout a legitimate title fight, but doesn’t care about the belt

Given that UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor has been busy preparing for his Saturday night boxing match with Floyd Mayweather, the UFC has paired Kevin Lee and Tony Ferguson together in an interim lightweight title fight. In the opinion of Lee, this interim title battle should be considered a legitimate lightweight championship fight. He broke...

Aug 24, 2017 1:08 pm

USADA confirms the banned substance Jon Jones was flagged for

The MMA community is still buzzing over the fact that Jon Jones was flagged for the second time in his career for a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation. What makes the news even more shocking is how Jones just recently came off a one-year suspension for testing positive for banned substances last year in July. To...

Aug 24, 2017 12:43 pm

Nate Diaz asserts whose side he is definitely not on for Mayweather vs McGregor

Nate Diaz thinks it’s best for every fighter to not make any hard claims of who will win the mega-million dollar money boxing match between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor. Having fought the Irish MMA superstar twice and having one win and one loss on record with “The Notorious,” Diaz knows he is a game...