180 Search Results for "ufc 149"

Jun 5, 2012 4:18 am

Alexander Gustafsson Out Until October With Broken Hand | UFC News

Jamie McAllister When Thiago Silva pulled out of the UFC 149 bout with Shogun there was a number of names thrown around one was Alexander Gustafsson, however there is a very good reason why the Swedish star is not taking the bout. Here is the story according to Mauricio “Shogun” Rua’s official Facebook page. The...

Jun 4, 2012 9:10 am

Cris Cyborg Calls Out Ronda Rousey, Says She Has Man Parts | MMA News

By Evan Stoumbelis After winning gold at the World Jiu-Jitsu Championship, Ronda Rousey was called out by none other than suspended Strikeforce fighter Cris Cyborg. Cyborg took to Twitter, posting an alleged photoshopped image of Gina Carano looking bloody and bruised. Following that post, Cyborg tweeted Rousey saying “You’re next Rousey: you have a d*ck,...

May 27, 2012 12:02 am

Vitor Belfort Suffers Broken Hand, Pulled From UFC 147 | UFC NEWS

By Jonathan Kirschner UFC President Dana White confirmed at the UFC 146 post fight press conference that Vitor Belfort has suffered a broken hand and is out of the UFC 147 main event. Originally scheduled to fight Wanderlei Silva, it is unknown exactly how Belfort broke his hand and there is no timetable for a...

May 21, 2012 2:00 pm

Exclusive | Showtime Pettis "I want to fight Nate Diaz!" | UFC NEWS

By: Chris Taylor I was fortunate enough to catch up with UFC lightweight top contender Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis this weekend. Pettis, who is coming off a big victory over Joe Lauzon at UFC 144, is looking to prove that he is the real #1 contender in the lightweight division. Here is our conversation: Chris: Hey...

May 17, 2012 8:40 am

Thiago Alves Guarantees A Finish In His Next Fight

By Evan Stoumbelis Welterweight Thiago Alves, who is coming off a disappointing submission loss to Martin Kampmann, is guaranteeing a finish in his next fight against Siyar Bahadurzada. The two men are set to fight at UFC 149 on July 21st in Calgary. Alves had the following to say about facing Siyar instead of Yoshihiro Akiyama,...

May 8, 2012 7:33 pm

Akiyama injured, Alves draws Siyar Bahadurzada

The UFC officially announced the fight card for its 149 event earlier this week and already slots are changing due to injury. Just as the fighter changing carousel makes another round, the injury bug has bit cage veteran Yoshihiro Akiyama. Akiyama is new to the welterweight division and will have to wait for another fight...

May 8, 2012 2:11 pm

'Shogun' Talks About His Upcoming Fight with Thiago Silva

Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua talks about his upcoming with fellow Brazilian, Thiago Silva at UFC 149, on July 21st in Calgary, Alberta Canada. Rua was rumored to face Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson but has since been confirmed to be fight Silva in what will surely be an explosive matchup. “Actually I’ve always said I don’t like fighting...

May 8, 2012 2:06 pm

Alan Belcher Calls Out 'Professional Point Fighter' Bisping

By Jamie McAllister Alan Belcher calls out Michael Bisping. Comments via Bloody Elbow. “Bisping, of course, is getting to be a professional point fighter, and he’s kind of hard to beat like that. That fight would be a nice payday, and a big fight for the media, so I’m kind of leaning towards that one....

Apr 30, 2012 4:48 pm

Report | Michael Bisping vs.Tim Boetsch Removed From UFC 148

By Jamie McAllister Michael Bisping vs. Tim Boetsch rumoured to be moved to UFC 149. The bout being moved is due to the Sonnen & Silva bout being moved from UFC 147 – UFC 148. The UFC 148 card already has two title fights and bouts between Rich Franklin vs. Cung Le also the rubber...

Apr 30, 2012 1:11 pm

Mark Bocek | | "If You Need TRT Or Medical MJ You Shouldn't Be Fighting"| UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Mark Bocek comments to MMASucka. Bocek comments on the Alistair Overeem situation and feels a year ban would have been sufficient and wants more random testing in the sport. “There’s definitely got to be some type of punishment. You can put any twist on it want. I’m no doctor I just think...

Apr 29, 2012 7:16 pm

Shogun Rua vs. Thiago Silva In The Works | UFC NEWS

One lucky UFC fan got some breaking news earlier today from Dana White personally. The fan tweeted to White “who is shogun fighting next”, to which the UFC President replied,”Thiago Silva”. This is exciting news for MMA fans, and could be an epic light-heavyweight fight. Both fighters are hard hitters that love to stand and...

Apr 27, 2012 6:33 pm

Jones Opens Up As Huge Favorite Over Hendo | UFC NEWS

UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon “Bones” Jones opens up as a -565 favorite over the challenger and former Pride and Strikeforce Champion, Dan Henderson, who is the underdog at +385. With a rumored UFC 149 July 21 fight date in Calgary, Hendo will have some time to prepare himself for one of the world’s top...

Apr 26, 2012 7:34 am

Erik Koch Likely Candidate For Next Featherweight Title Shot | UFC NEWS

By Jamie McAllister: Jose Aldo’s next opponent could be Erik Koch. Koch is likely to be named the opponent for Aldo’s next title defence whenever the UFC decides on a date for the Featherweight champion to defend his title. Sources close to both fighters confirm that Koch is the likely candidate to get the shot...

Apr 13, 2012 12:05 pm

Fitch vs Simpson In The Works For Simpson's Welterweight Debut

By Jamie McAllister: A rumored welterweight fight between Jon Fitch and Aaron Simpson is in the works according to sources close to the UFC. The bout is tentatively slated to take place at UFC 149, July 21st in Calgary, Alberta. This would be Aaron Simpsons 1st fight at welterweight, after compiling 6 wins with 3...

Mar 23, 2012 8:37 am

Dana White Would Love To Do Anderson Silva vs. GSP

“Obviously it’s a fight that people have been talking about for a long time. So like Georges said, first of all, he has to get healthy. Then he’s got to fight (Carlos) Condit. Anderson is fighting Chael (Sonnen), and then we’ll see where we go from there. I know that Anderson couldn’t make 170, so...

Mar 23, 2012 8:12 am

Report | Dan Henderson Turned Down Rematch With “Shogun”

“Yeah, I was trying to put together Dan Henderson vs. Shogun II and Henderson doesn’t want to do the fight. Henderson wants to wait for the winner of either Jonny “Bones” Jones or Anderson Silva. He wants Anderson Silva, if Silva wins, he will make that cut. Otherwise, he wants to fight the winner of...

Mar 21, 2012 11:55 am

UFC Confirms Three Scheduled Canadian Shows In 2012 | GSP vs. Condit Likely For UFC 154

Today the UFC held a special press conference in Calgary, Alberta, Canada to announce the company’s intentions with the country over the next several years. UFC president Dana White confirmed that the promotion is poised to have three shows in 2012 and plans to continue that trend for the next 24-months. The three-annual promised events...