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Jul 4, 2012 8:21 am

Ortiz Thinks Anderson Should Create An Image For Himself So He Is Not Just Remembered As ‘A Guy Who Knocks People Out’ | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Former UFC Light-Heavyweight Champion Tito Ortiz comments while appearing on Inside MMA. Ortiz was discussing self promotion and building an image and also suggested that UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva should work harder to promote himself. Ortiz believes Silva has done little to make people remember him as anything other than. “a...

Jul 3, 2012 9:04 am

Fabio Maldonado vs. Jorgen Kruth Added to UFC: Nottingham | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister A Light-Heavyweight bout has been added to UFC : Nottingham, Brazilian Fabio Maldonado will face the Swede Jorgen Kruth. The bout was announced by UFC Officials on Tuesday. Maldonado returns to the octagon after back to back losses to Kyle Kingsbury and Igor Pokrajac both were very close fights and arguments could...


Jul 3, 2012 7:49 am

Exclusive Video | Cung Le Excited to Fight Someone Who Talks Smack | UFC News

The winner of World Shidokan Championships (the triathlon of martial arts where competitors must demonstrate superlative striking and grappling/submission skills), former IKF(International Kickboxing Federation) Light Heavyweight Champion, San Shou World Champion, former Strikeforce Middleweight Champion and Hollywood actor, Cung Le, sat down with BJPenn.com at his gym in San Jose, Ca before heading out to...

Jul 2, 2012 2:35 pm

Editorial Spotlight | Why Chael Sonnen Will Defeat Anderson Silva (Again) at UFC 148

Every generation has its popular myths. From the body humors of ancient Greece and Rome to man-made global warming today, some boneheaded beliefs refuse to die quick deaths, waiting instead on history to correct them. One such bit of snake oil being peddled today is the popular, but fatally flawed, idea that UFC Middleweight Champion...

Jul 2, 2012 1:01 am

Shogun And Lombard Open As Heavy Favorites Over Vera And Boetsch | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Former Bellator Middleweight Champion Hector Lombard is set to make his UFC debut at UFC 149. In his first UFC bout he faces Tim Boetsch a former Light-Heavyweight now Middleweight who is currently on a three fight win streak and undefeated as a Middleweight. According to Nick Kalikas from BetOnFighting.com Lombard is...

Jun 28, 2012 8:30 pm

Phil Davis Vs Wagner Pradro Official For UFC on FOX 4 | MMA NEWS

A very good light-heavyweight matchup between two guys with bright futures is official and set to take place at UFC on Fox 4. Phil Davis will battle Wagner Prado at the Staples Center in Los Angeles August 4. Mr. Wonderful was slated to take on Chad Griggs on the card but Griggs was bit by...

Jun 28, 2012 10:49 am

Tito Ortiz To Be Inducted Into The UFC Hall Of Fame On July 7 | UFC NEWS

he Ultimate Fighting Championship organization has confirmed that Tito Ortiz – the longest-reigning light heavyweight champion of all time and one of the biggest personalities in the sport of mixed martial arts – will be the ninth individual to be inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame. Ortiz will be officially inducted at midday on...

Jun 28, 2012 10:45 am

VIDEO | Alistair Overeem: "I'm A Clean Fighter" | UFC NEWS

UFC heavyweight stand-out Alistair Overeem finally breaks his silence on his failed drug test exclusively on UFC Tonight. Overeem explains why it has taken so long for him to respond to the steroid use allegations, as well as how his date with the athletic commission went. What’s next for “The Reem”? Read More: UFC (News),...

Jun 27, 2012 12:19 pm

UFC Officials Drop Penner Vs. DeBlass From UFC on Fuel TV 4 | MMA NEWS

Nick Penner and Tom DeBlass were scheduled to clash at UFC on Fuel TV but the bout has been scrapped according to UFC officials. The injury plague has hit again and takes another good fight away from fight fans. Nick Penner was forced to withdraw from the fight due to the injury, so instead of...

Jun 27, 2012 9:56 am

Jon “Bones” Jones nominated for Best Fighter ESPY | UFC NEWS

UFC Light Heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones has been nominated for a 2012 ESPY Award in the category of Best Fighter. Other nominees in this category are UFC Middleweight champion Anderson Silva, WBC Welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather, Jr., and current WBA and WBC Middleweight champion Andre Ward. Mayweather won the Best Fighter award in 2007,...

Jun 26, 2012 3:56 pm

Belfort Interested In Bout With Bisping And/Or Jon Jones I UFC News

By Ryan Busuttil If you ask Vitor Belfort about who he wants to fight next, he’ll tell you that he wants whoever will get him on a fast track to a title. That includes middleweight Michael Bisping and UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones. According to fightersonlymagazine.co.uk, the former #1 Middleweight Championship Contender does not...

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 25, 2012 8:49 am

Fabricio Werdum Believes He Is One Win Away From JDS Rematch | UFC NEWS

“For sure, I’m close (to a title shot) now. If the UFC asks, then I’m ready for sure but maybe one more fight, maybe on the Velasquez vs. dos Santos card. After that, if I win, maybe I will fight (the champion) in Brazil. I don’t know. I’m just here to fight. I’m just going...

Jun 21, 2012 12:30 pm

Johnson vs. Castillo Set For UFC 151 | UFC NEWS

The UFC has booked a lightweight fight for their UFC 151 event coming this September between Danny Castillo and Michael Johnson. UFC 151 is taking place on September 1st from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. In the main event light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones is expected to make his latest attempt at...

Jun 21, 2012 8:13 am

VIDEO | Countdown to UFC 147: Full Episode | UFC NEWS

Former UFC middleweight champ Rich Franklin and former Pride middleweight champ Wanderlei Silva rematch. Elite heavyweight contender Fabricio Werdum continues his run to the ttle against 15 and 1 Mike Russow, and new Ultimate Fighter champs in the featherweight and middleweight divisions will be crowned.

Jun 21, 2012 8:01 am

Video | Werdum Has His Eyes On The Belt But Russow Is First | UFC News

Go inside Fabricio Werdum’s training camp and hear his strategy for taking down Mike Russow. Not only is he aiming for victory, but wants to be seen as a serious contender for the heavyweight belt. Catch his bout at UFC® 147: Silva vs Franklin II, live on Pay-Per-View, Saturday, June 23 at 10PM/7PM.

Jun 21, 2012 7:41 am

Dan Hardy Set To Battle Amir Sadollah in Nottingham | UFC NEWS

The UFC on Fuel TV 5 fight card is seemingly growing by the hour. Dan Hardy is returning home to Nottingham, England to take on Amir Sadollah. The fight is rumored to take place at the September 29th when the UFC returns to Hardy’s hometown. Hardy will be fighting in England for the first time...

Jun 19, 2012 1:39 pm

Six Fight Main Card Set For UFC 148 | UFC News

July 7 at the MGM Garden Arena Las Vegas, NV – A grudge match main event between Middleweight Champ Anderson Silva and rival Chael Sonnen  takes center stage.   Co-main event Tito Ortiz’s final match with fellow former light heavyweight champ Forest Griffin and a six bout line up for UFC 148 instead of the usual...

Jun 19, 2012 12:36 pm

45 UFC Fights Cancelled Due To Injury In 2012 (So Far) | UFC NEWS

The UFC has been plagued with injuries this year. High-profile fight after high-profile fight has been cancelled and/or postponed due to injury on almost every single fight card this year. UFC president Dana White believes that fighters are training too hard in the gym and need to lighten up, while fighters and insiders blame the...

Jun 19, 2012 12:25 pm

Can Jon Jones Punch And Kick? “Not At All” Says Master Seagal | UFC NEWS

“I respect every fighter that goes out to the Octagon, I don’t think (Jones’) punches or kicks landed well (vs. Lyoto Machida). Do I think he punches or kicks well? No, not at all, and that’s just my opinion. He’s a very big guy, he’s like a heavyweight. He’s 6-4, very athletic and very strong....

Jun 19, 2012 11:08 am

VIDEO | Official trailer for HIJACKED starring Randy Couture | UFC NEWS

A high-octane, pulse-pounding story of one man out for justice in the sky, HIJACKED stars a top-notch cast of action heroes including former UFC Heavyweight Champion Randy Couture(The Expendables, and the upcoming The Expendables 2), Dominic Purcell (Straw Dogs, “Prison Break”), Tiffany Dupont (“Greek”), Holt McCallany (Fight Club), Craig Fairbrass (The Bank Job) and Vinnie...