6025 Search Results for ufc heavyweight

Aug 25, 2012 9:41 am

Vitor Belfort Joins "Blackzilians" In Preparation For Jon Jones At UFC 152 | UFC NEWS

Glenn Robinson, President, Authentic Sports Management today announced that Vitor “The Phenom” Belfort is now a Blackzilian with ASM, the highly respected and fastest growing agency in the sport of mixed martial arts. “As one of the early champions in the UFC and one of the most popular fighters in the world today, it is...

Aug 25, 2012 9:35 am

Machida Wanted More Time To Prep For Jones, Blackhouse MMA Releases Statement | UFC NEWS

After the UFC 151 fallout, UFC president Dana White announced that Lyoto Machida would replace Dan Henderson against Jones and the two light-heavyweight fighters would headline the upcoming UFC 152 fight card. Once Machida had time to process the title shot offer with his advisors he turned it down. His manager Ed Soares explains the...

Aug 20, 2012 2:35 pm

Matyushenko In Against Hamill At UFC 152

  Matt Hamill will not have an easy return from retirement as he now faces tough Belorussian veteran, Vladimir Matyushenko at UFC 152 at the Air Canada Center in Toronto, Canada. The UFC’s official Canadian Twitter account announced today that the fight was finalized. Both men are coming off TKO losses to Alexander Gustafsson. For...

Aug 18, 2012 10:16 am

Couture Favors Hendo Over Jones In Title Fight | UFC NEWS

Former UFC heavyweight and light-heavyweight champion of the world, Randy “The Natural” Couture, expresses his favoritism for his ex-Team Quest partner and fellow wrestler Dan Henderson in his upcoming title fight against UFC king, Jon Jones. Couture is not only a UFC Hall-of-Famer but also one of the sport’s most analytical strategists, he often see’s...

Jul 18, 2012 10:18 am

Overeem Says He Is Trying To Get Licensed Early | UFC NEWS

  Alistair Overeem has had his share of legal troubles over the past few months and has been a ghost since his suspension from competition due to a failed drug test for elevated levels of testosterone. Now, the Dutch UFC heavyweight says he plans to come back in December and continue his title hunt against...

Jul 17, 2012 10:03 am

Cormier Expected To Make Final Fight For Strikeforce In September | UFC News

By Evan Stoumbelis Last Saturday, Strikeforce broadcasters reported that undefeated fighter Daniel Cormier will have his final Strikeforce fight on September 29th. The promotion has yet to announce Cormier’s opponent, but after the fight, Cormier will be making the jump to the UFC regardless of the outcome. Rumors circulated that his opponent would be Josh...

Jul 17, 2012 10:01 am

Coker Says No Strikeforce Champs Will Take Off To The UFC | MMA NEWS

  Since the UFC’s blockbuster purchase of rival organization, Strikeforce, the UFC has really run the show and turned Strikeforce into a much more marketable company. The UFC has also taken the liberty to import some top fighters to compete at the highest level of MMA in the UFC. Such notable names include former Strikeforce...

Jul 13, 2012 12:16 pm

UFC on FUEL TV 4 Medical Suspensions Report | UFC NEWS

Injuries were abundant after the UFC on Fuel 4 card. The card took place on July 11th, at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, California. Mark Munoz was the biggest name on the injury list as he was beaten down for almost two rounds by Chris Weidman. He will be out for six months for...

Jun 26, 2012 3:08 pm

Tito Ortiz Ready For His Last 15 Minutes Against Forrest Griffin | UFC NEWS

By Jonathan Kirschner After a fifteen year career, Tito Ortiz is ready to hang up his gloves and call it a day. The former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion will be walking into the octagon for the last time against Forrest Griffin at UFC 148 on July 7, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada at the MGM...

Jun 9, 2012 6:21 am

Junior dos Santos vs. Cain Velasquez Rematch Planned For UFC 152 | UFC News

By Jonathan Kirschner UFC President Dana White took to the podium at the UFC on FX 3 post-fight press conference and revealed the promotion’s plans for the upcoming UFC Heavyweight Title fight. Junior dos Santos and Cain Velasquez are set to have their rematch at UFC 152 in Toronto. Junior “Cigano” dos Santos captured the...

May 29, 2012 3:57 pm

UFC 146: Dos Santos vs. Mir Salary Report | UFC NEWS

UFC 146 took place on May 26th at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. This was the first entire heavyweight main card and nearly every fight delivered excitement and a finish with nine finishes total on the incredible twelve fight card. Junior dos Santos successfully defended his belt in the main event....

May 27, 2012 3:09 pm

Whats Next For UFC 146 Winners And Losers | UFC NEWS

UFC 146 brought us one of the fastest and most exciting cards of the year with nine finishes, six of which came by way of TKO/KO and three by submission. The card was stacked head to toe due to the all heavyweight main card, which forced fantastic fights such as Hardy vs. Ludwig or Varner...

May 23, 2012 4:37 pm

Dos Santos Heavily Favored Over Mir At UFC 146 | UFC NEWS

With fight night only four days away, the official betting lines for UFC 146 have been released. Odds for the event have been out for a good while now, but all the injuries and changes to the event caused a lot of bet cancelations and forced the bookies to work overtime. The odds for the...

May 22, 2012 6:15 pm

Herb Dean Set To Oversee Dos Santos vs. Mir at UFC 146 | UFC NEWS

By Jonathan Kirschner As the date approaches for UFC Heavyweight Champion Junior Dos Santos and Frank Mir to battle in the middle of the octagon, a referee for the bout has officially been assigned. In a meeting held on Monday, the Nevada State Athletic Commission confirmed that veteran MMA referee Herb Dean would be officiating...

May 22, 2012 7:14 am

Police Report Evidences Jon Jones Had Prior Legal Issues | UFC NEWS

By Jonathan Kirschner Just this past weekend, UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon “Bones” Jones was arrested for driving while under the influence of alcohol. Shortly after his bail was met by his mother, rumors started to spread that this was not his first run-in with the law. It was later confirmed by the Albuquerque Police...

May 21, 2012 1:02 pm

VIDEO | Jon Jones Car Crash | UFC NEWS

UFC Light-heavyweight champion, Jon Jones was arrested Saturday under for suspicion of DUI after he crashed his 2012 Bentley into a telephone pole in Binghamton New York. There have been no reports yet as to any injuries sustained from the accident or if Jones was traveling alone. He has been released as of now. Jones issued...

May 21, 2012 1:00 pm

Programming Reminder | Countdown To UFC 146 Airs This Week | UFC NEWS

The widely popular UFC Countdown show returns this Wednesday on Fuel TV. The half hour special will showcase the top fights of this weekends UFC 146 card to build anticipation for the all heavyweight main card. The main event is the Heavyweight title match between Junior Dos Santos and Frank Mir while the co-main event...

May 21, 2012 7:45 am

Struve Weighs In On New Booking Against Lavar Johnson At UFC 146 | UFC NEWS

UFC Heavyweight Stefan Struve blogs for MMA Fighting about his sudden change in opponent from Mark Hunt to Lavar johnson, and what he thinks of both new and old match-ups. Struve will fight on the all Heavyweight card next Saturday at UFC 146. Here Struve discusses the brief notice and opponent change: “The news arrived...

May 21, 2012 7:30 am

UFC Fighter Eliot Marshall Confirms Retirement | UFC NEWS

UFC Light-heavyweight, Eliot Marshall has officially announced his retirement. Marshall is coming off of a unanimous decision loss to Brandon Vera last October, ending his career with a record of 10-4. The 31-year old New Jersey Native gave an honest and frank excuse for his departure from competition: “I’m retired. There’s a point of diminishing...

May 19, 2012 11:26 am

Jon Jones Arrested For DUI This Morning | UFC NEWS

By Jonathan Kirschner UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones was arrested earlier this morning for a DUI (Driving Under the Influence) after crashing his Bently, and ultimately totaling it in Upstate NY, TMZ learned. Law enforcement stated that the UFC fighter crashed his car into a pole at 5:00 AM on Saturday morning in Binghamton,...

May 18, 2012 8:10 am

Cain Velasquez vs. Antonio Silva: Fight Breakdown | UFC NEWS

Through all the shifting that the UFC 146 card has gone through, its good to see that the co-main event is still intact and now features two men who will come together to make a very intriguing matchup before the Heavyweight title fight as former UFC Heavyweight champion, Cain Velasquez will take on UFC newcomer...

Apr 29, 2012 12:54 pm

Dan Henderson: Heir to the Throne? | UFC NEWS

By Adam Conklin: Just minutes after Jon Jones defeated Rashad Evans to retain his light heavyweight belt, 41-year old Dan Henderson was announced as the next person to challenge the 24-year old phenom for his title. Henderson (29-8) will be coming off his latest victory and fight of the year performance against Mauricio Rua back...

Apr 23, 2012 5:09 pm

Gonazaga Fills UFC 146, Void Set To Face Roy Nelson | UFC NEWS

By Jonathan Kirschner: The deck has been shuffled and yet another change has been made to the UFC 146 main card. After results from Alistair Overeem’s drug test came back with escalated levels of testosterone (14:1), the hype behind UFC 146 was in jeopardy. Dana White announced on Friday night that Frank Mir would be...

Apr 23, 2012 8:03 am

Dana White Talks Lesnar Moving Back To The WWE | "I'm Happy For Him" | UFC NEWS

By Evan Stoumbelis After a life-threatening bout with diverticulitis, Brock Lesnar made his return to the UFC against Alistair Overeem at UFC 141, his comeback was shortlived though, with Brock announcing his retirement after losing the fight via TKO in the 1st round. Several months after retiring Brock struck a 12-month contract with the WWE...

Apr 22, 2012 3:12 pm

Antonio 'Bigfoot' Silva Replaces Mir Against Cain Velasquez At UFC 146 | UFC NEWS

By Evan Stoumbelis Yesterday the MMA world saw Jon Jones defend his title against Rashad Evans, Eddie Alvarez defeat Shinya Aoki at Bellator 66, and we learned that former heavyweight champion Frank Mir would be filling Alistair Overeem’s spot in the main event of UFC 146 against Junior Dos Santos for the heavyweight championship. Fans...

Apr 20, 2012 7:40 am

PREVIEW | Brown vs Thompson UFC 145

By Evan Stoumbelis Most of you are probably aware that this Saturday Jon ‘Bones’ Jones will be defending his light-heavyweight title against former teammate and former light-heavyweight champion ‘Suga’ Rashad Evans. I for one am excited for this event, I traveled to Chicago to see ‘Mr. Wonderful’ Phil Davis face Rashad for the #1 contender...