3685 Search Results for TUF

Apr 18, 2014 6:36 am

Joe Rogan: ‘GSP Made $5 Million Per Fight’

Is GSP the UFC’s mysterious $5 million man? Joe Rogan says, Yes! “When you look at pay, there’s a pay that’s listed as far as the purse you get after the fight. That doesn’t take into account a lot of factors. There’s a lot of things they want to remain private. You’re not just getting...

Apr 18, 2014 6:17 am

Dustin Poirier Sets Two New Records In Featherweight Division

Dustin “Diamond” Poirier set the record for featherweight wins (with 8) at the TUF Nations Finale, this past Wednesday night, winning an entertaining scrap with Akira Corassani. By stopping Akira to take home that record-breaking win, he has also set the record for most stoppages in featherweight history (5). Poirier found himself in some serious trouble in round...

Apr 18, 2014 6:14 am

White: Rousey is my new Chuck Liddell

Chuck Liddell became popular in the UFC because of his hard overhand right and his “anywhere, anytime” approach to other fighters. At the TUF Nations Finale, Dana White mentioned that Ronda Rousey, because of her similar go-getter attitude, is his new Chuck Liddell. “Because Ronda called me and said, ‘I wanna fight,'” said White while...

Apr 17, 2014 4:39 pm

PHOTO | Diego Sanchez ‘So Focused’ He Eats With UFC Gloves On

Diego Sanchez is preparing for his June fight against fellow TUF winner, Ross ‘The Real Deal’ Pearson. The lightweight duo will square off in Diego’s backyard at the Tingley Colosseum in Albuquerque, New Mexico as part of the main card on June 7. The photo, seen above, comes courtesy of Diego’s teammate, Ike Vallie-Flagg: Ha...


Apr 17, 2014 3:52 pm

The Many Faces Of Chael Sonnen, And The One Face Of Wanderlei Silva

On one side of the spectrum, there’s Chael Sonnen. If you love Chael Sonnen, there’s little doubt in my mind that some of that love (or possibly a lot of it) hinges upon his seemingly effortless ability to entertain you on the microphone. He’s quick with his quips, he’s deadly with his deadpan, and he blurs...

Apr 17, 2014 3:32 pm

VIDEO | UFC Boss: ‘I’m ‘very confident’ Carano will come back’

Following last night’s TUF Finale event, UFC President Dana White told FOX Sports that he believes Gina Carano will return to Mixed Martial Arts. “Gina [Carano] and I had a good meeting. I’m very confident that she does want to come back and she does want to fight. We do not have a deal but...

Apr 17, 2014 3:25 pm

Gina Carano’s Strikeforce contract expires in June, UFC still interested

UFC President Dana White met with former Strikeforce title challenger Gina Carano last week to discuss her potential return to mixed martial arts. The meeting did not produce a future bout or a new contract, but the Zuffa fight boss told reporters at the ‘TUF Nations Finale’ that “Conviction” could still be octagon bound: “She wants to...

Apr 17, 2014 3:22 pm

Wanderlei: Dida had the “right motivation” when he punched Sonnen.

The UFC may have chosen to remove Andre Dida from the The Ultimate Fighter Brazil 3 after a solidly placed punch to the back of Chael Sonnen’s head, but Wanderlei Silva is finding no fault in his friend and teammate’s actions. Wandy posted this statement on his facebook following the incident (the translation is from...

Apr 17, 2014 3:00 pm

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighters React To Kennedy vs. Bisping Bout

Last Night on FOX Sports 1, two TUF champions were crowned, Patrick Cote lead The TUF Nation’s Team Canada to a clean sweep, and Tim Kennedy backed up all the pre-fight trash-talk with a dominant decision win over Michael Bisping. Some of our favorite fighters took to twitter with their reaction. Check it: Kennedy sticks...

Apr 17, 2014 2:29 pm

Confirmed: Winner Of Browne vs. Werdum Fights Velasquez In Mexico

By Evan Stoumbelis Dana White announced today at the UFC on Fox 11 pre-fight press conferece that the winner of the main event between Travis Browne and Fabricio Werdum will fight Cain Velasquez near the end of this year in Mexico. “Yeah…as long as Cain’s recovery is on course, then the fight will be in...

Apr 17, 2014 2:28 pm

Dana White Wants To See ‘Big Nog’ Retire

  By Evan Stoumbelis Last week fight fans saw MMA legend Antonio Nogueira get knocked out by Roy Nelson in Abu Dhabi (Replay HERE) at UFC Fight Night 39 on Fight Pass. Immediately after the bout Dana said he was “Blown up by media guys” wanting to know what was next for the former interim heavyweight...

Apr 17, 2014 2:14 pm

Dana White Talks Diaz Brothers: This Will Be A Sad Story When We Look Back

By Evan Stoumbelis Last night, UFC President Dana White touched on (during his post-fight media scrum) the interesting situation he finds himself in with two of MMA’s most popular fighters, the Diaz Brothers. After Gilbert Melendez renegotiated his UFC contract, fellow teammate Nate Diaz unsuccessfully tried to do the same thing. Shortly after that Nick...

Apr 17, 2014 1:07 pm

White: Kennedy Not a Crowd Pleaser but Dominant

Tim Kennedy’s performance didn’t blow the roof of Quebec’s Colisse Pepsi but it was effective enough for a convincing win. At Wednesday night’s TUF Nations finale, it was Kennedy who grinded his way through to a unanimous decision over Michael Bisping. In the post-fight media scrum, UFC president Dana White echoed those sentiments. “It wasn’t...

Apr 17, 2014 11:00 am

MMA Journalist Chokes Out Violent Passenger On Plane

  Glory 15, which took place this past weekend in Turkey, had quite an ending. Tyrone Spong threw a hard low kick at opponent Gohan Saki, and “Anderson Silva’d” his own leg, breaking it in half when the bone came into contact with Saki’s lower knee. Thankfully for those watching the fight, Spong’s ankle wraps took some of the...

Apr 16, 2014 8:37 pm

Dana White on #1 Contender Cat Zingano: She’s Out For a While…

Sara Kaufman expressed interest in fighting #1 ranked Cat Zingano after her decision victory against Leslie Smith. Cat Zingano has been sitting on the sidelines for quite some time now after a tragic year. Zingano was forced out of her coaching role on ‘The Ultimate Fighter’ last year after she suffered a knee injury. Miesha...

Apr 15, 2014 2:40 pm

Mark Hunt vs. Roy Nelson Please‏

Roy “Big Country” Nelson (20-9 MMA, 7-5 UFC) is coming off a devastating first-round knockout victory over Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, which he earned in the main event of last week’s ‘UFC Fight Night 39’ event in Abu Dhabi. The victory over “Big Nog” snapped a 2-fight losing skid for Nelson and moved him back up...

Apr 15, 2014 10:21 am

Michael Bisping: ‘Kennedy’s Pushing 40, No Kids and Impotent’

Michael Bisping is known for his quick strikes and quicker wit. And when the Englishman is cheesed off, he can bung a few cheeky insults at any pikey wanker that looks at him the wrong way… know what I mean? This time around, however, Bisping seems to be taking the high road when it comes to his verbal assaults on his...

Apr 15, 2014 10:14 am

Tim Kennedy Disappointed With The Lack Of Bisping Trash-Talk

Michael Bisping is known for his ability to hurl insults and trash-talk at any opponent that even looks at him the wrong way. But coming into his fight with Tim Kennedy this Wednesday – a man who has quite possibly talked more trash than any one of Bisping’s past opponents – ‘The Count’ seems much more muted...

Apr 14, 2014 9:46 pm

Bisping On Kennedy Fight: ‘I win this 10 out of 10 times’

“This is the type of guy I always beat and the trend will continue. His gameplan is going to be to close the distance and to try to get his hands on me to take me down. With my footwork, my striking ability and my takedown defense, that plan ain’t going to work. When you...

Apr 14, 2014 9:33 pm

Dana White Explains The Will Chope Release

“It seems like a great guy and he’s got his stuff together, but a few years ago he didn’t sound like such a great guy. You put your hands on your girlfriend or your wife and you’re accused of it. You beat her three times or whatever you did, that’s a tough one to overcome.”...

Apr 14, 2014 6:52 pm

Stout vs. Noons Moves To Welterweight

This Wednesday on FOX Sports 1, the ‘TUF Nations Finale Prelims’ headliner between Sam Stout and KJ Noons has been changed to a welterweight bout. The two fighters were originally contracted to fight in the UFC’s 155 pound division. UFC.com broke the news this afternoon with the following release: The lightweight bout originally scheduled between...

Apr 14, 2014 12:43 pm

Sonnen Says He’s A Test-Tube Dummy Off TRT

“I’ve had a pretty good amount of success so far. But I’ve got to reserve the right to change this answer next week if we talk again. I’m still having a little bit of residue left over, and I’m still feeling really good, but there is a difference. I’m trying a different regimen with doctors...

Apr 10, 2014 6:50 pm

White Says Carano Deserves Title Shot

The reality of Gina Carano facing Ronda Rousey is inching closer and closer to reality. While Rousey told MMAJunkie that she thinks it would be the best fight for women’s MMA, White also said on Wednesday that Carano has a champion’s mentality. White said that if the fight would happen, it would have to occur...

Apr 10, 2014 8:39 am

Cole Miller Inks New Four Fight Deal

By Evan Stoumbelis Featherweight Cole Miller has inked a new four fight deal with the UFC. The 29-year old TUF veteran broke the news to the MMA world on Twitter yesterday afternoon. “Just signed a new 4 fight contract with the @UFC. Can’t wait to get back to work this year.” Miller, who is 21-8...

Apr 10, 2014 7:59 am

Big Nog Calls His Pride Days the ‘Apex’ of His Career

Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira is one of the biggest legends in the sport of MMA. He’s a talented striker with an intimidating ground game and an admirable sense of sportsmanship. At 37 years old, Big Nog is coming towards the close of a long and lucrative fighting career, but he holds fond memories of his days...

Apr 9, 2014 9:47 am

Akira Corrasani: ‘Call To Fight Poirier Like A Present’

“It was like your friend calling you and saying, ‘hey, I got this free cruise.’ It was like a present. To be somebody, you got to beat somebody. Those other fights were kind of just another fight. When there’s an element of danger, when there’s more at stake, I perform better. I thrive under those...