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Jul 2, 2012 1:40 am

UFC 148: Silva vs Sonnen 2 Media Conference Call (Audio)

The fireworks came early for the upcoming July 7 fight card as Anderson Silva unleashed on opponent Chael Sonnen during the UFC 148 pre-fight conference call. Silva opened up on Sonnen verbally in a way he’s never done before. Sonnen was also on the call as well as UFC President Dana White, Tito Ortiz and...

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 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 15, 2012 9:42 am

VIDEO | Franklin Discusses UFC 147 Main Event In Brazil | UFC NEWS

Rich Franklin discusses Wanderlei Silva‘s fighting style as he prepares to have a rematch with ‘The Axe Murderer’ at UFC 147 in the main event. In his pre-fight interview, Franklin breaks down what its like to fight Wanderlei and what he needs to do to put Silva away. “The best way to describe Wanderlei’s fighting...

Jun 12, 2012 12:37 pm

UFC 148: Silva vs. Sonnen Weigh-Ins Venue Set For Mandalay Bay | UFC NEWS

The weigh-ins for the most highly anticipated fight of the year have been scheduled for July 6th at the Mandalay Bay Events Center. The weigh-in will coincide with the UFC Fan Expo that will take place July 6-7 at the same venue. In the main event for UFC 148, Anderson Silva will take on Chael...

Jun 7, 2012 5:25 am

Tito Ortiz On Dana White : "I know he'll never forgive me." | UFC News

Jamie McAllister Tito Ortiz in an interview with Fight Magazine. Ortiz comments on his relationship with UFC President Dana White. “Some decisions where probably against Dana, I probably shouldn’t have said some of the things I said. Some of the things I should have did, I should have carried myself a little different. I’m a...

Jun 5, 2012 6:23 pm

Notable fighters who tested positive for Steroids | MMA NEWS

In the ever evolving world of MMA it is imperative that fighters stay healthy and up their game every day. Injuries happen and big fights come up for almost every mixed martial arts athlete. When that stuff happens the temptation to get a little extra kick from banned substances, that edge you need to overcome...

Jun 1, 2012 7:10 am

The 5 Most Successful and 5 Least Successful TUF Alumni

By Ryan Busuttil As we prepare for the finale of the first edition of “The Ultimate Fighter Live,” I wanted to take a look back at 13 of the previous 14 seasons of the reality series that helped bring the UFC into the mainstream. I’m not counting season 4, The Comeback season, as the show deviated from...

May 30, 2012 7:25 am

Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Kennedy Tickets On Sale This Friday | MMA NEWS

The Rose Garden Arena in Portland, Ore will host STRIKEFORCE when it returns to the Pacific Northwest with STRIKEFORCE: ROCKHOLD vs. KENNEDY announced for Saturday, July 14. Current STRIKEFORCE middleweight champ Luke Rockhold will meet U.S. Army Green Beret and number one contender Tim Kennedy for a five-round bout live on SHOWTIME at 10 p.m....

May 28, 2012 9:00 am

Oliveira vs. Izquierdo set for UFC 148 | UFC NEWS

UFC officials have added a lightweight bout to their July 7 fight card in Las Vegas. The bout will put Rafaello Oliveira opposite Yoislandy Izquierdo in preliminary card action. The July 7 event has been dubbed “UFC 148: Silva vs. Sonnen II” and will feature a middleweight title fight (rematch) between champion Anderson Silva and...

May 19, 2012 8:12 am

Chad Mendes Set To Welcome Cody McKenzie To 145 At UFC 148

In the featherweight division there is one stand-out fighter who has risen above the rest. That man is Team Alpha Males Chad Mendes. The former number-one contender/title challenger boasts an impressive 11-1 record with his only defeat coming at the hands of champion Jose Aldo. Mendes is now set to return to action at UFC...

May 18, 2012 9:12 am

King Mo Bellator/TNA Deal Good for MMA | MMA NEWS

By Ryan Busuttil: A common complaint of MMA fans, especially when Brock Lesnar made the jump from the WWE to the UFC in 2008, is to not associate Mixed Martial Arts with professional wrestling. “Wrestling’s fake”, “Only idiots watch wrestling”, etc. are among the comments that I’ve read over the years anytime professional wrestling is...

May 10, 2012 6:09 pm

UFC ANNOUNCES THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER AUSTRALIA VS UK

The Ultimate Fighting Championship® has confirmed it will film an Australian edition of its hit reality television series, The Ultimate Fighter® (‘TUF’), giving Aussie and British mixed martial artists the opportunity to secure a lucrative contract with the world’s preeminent mixed martial arts (MMA) organization. Registration is now open to all aspiring UFC fighters from...

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 29, 2012 12:58 pm

Sizing Up Jon Jones And Anderson Silva | UFC NEWS

By Evan Stoumbelis: There has been a lot of talk about Jon Jones and Anderson Silva.  Who is the better fighter and who would win if the two men were to fight?  One thing is for sure, if this fight does happen, which given the attention it has received it just might, it could very...

Apr 29, 2012 11:58 am

The Humble Will Thrive

Sports and humility do not often go together so well.  We’re more used to seeing an athlete pretend to rip off his shirt like he’s Superman or refer to himself in the third person than we are to see anything resembling humility.  But MMA is different.  At its core, MMA is a sport that will humble you.  MMA is...

Apr 28, 2012 12:04 pm

The Modern Relevance of "The Ultimate Fighter" | UFC NEWS

By Jake Chastain: So, at this point it is no secret that MMA is the world’s fastest growing sport, popularity-wise as well as competition-wise. Everywhere you turn there is a new MMA gym opening up with prospective fighters moving through its ranks, a new television program that wants to host an MMA promotion, and fans...

Apr 27, 2012 12:33 pm

UFC 148 Anderson Silva vs Chael Sonnen | Tickets Go On Sale Next Week | UFC News

By Lynn Mitchell: Its been a long anticipated wait,  “UFC 148: Silva vs. Sonnen II” Tickets go on sale to the general public next Friday, May 4, at 3 p.m. ET (12 p.m. PT local time) for the rematch we have all been looking forward to on July 7, 2012  – MGM Grand Garden Arena Las Vegas NV. We...

Apr 26, 2012 4:20 pm

Dana White | Tito Ortiz and BJ Penn Belong in the UFC Hall of Fame | UFC NEWS

The next induction to the UFC hall of fame we will “likey” see two of the most prolific UFC champions.  SB Nation reports a lunch gathering at The Palm restaurant, White said two fighters coming close to the end of the line, former UFC Light Heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz and Multi-Weight Class champ BJ Penn belong in the Hall...

Apr 26, 2012 8:27 am

Anheuser-Busch Sends Warning To UFC Over Fighter's Derogatory Comments: "We will act"

Anheuser-Busch, the parent company of one of the UFC’s biggest sponsors Bud Light, has issued a warning to UFC officials over certain comments made publicly by some of its fighters recently. As reported by the AdvertisingAge, Anheuser-Busch stated,”We have communicated to the UFC our displeasure with certain remarks made by some of its fighters…If the...

Apr 22, 2012 12:16 pm

To Dethrone Jones You Need But One Man

By Lewis Mckeever: Long, wired and lanky in frame, with legs bare and thin like matchsticks. No, this isn’t the portrayal of a Jon Jones duplicate co-existing in the realms of an obscure alternate universe; this is the description of the best pound for pound fighter to ever grace Mixed Martial Arts competition. Anderson “The...

Apr 18, 2012 8:20 am

VIDEO | Roots of Fight – Mike Tyson

By Red Mattos: Roots of Fight has released a teaser trailer for their short film on Iron Mike Tyson, and the early stages of his pugilistic pursuits. This was back when the closest thing to an MMA fighter was Ryu from “Street Fighter”. The trailer has snippets of some of Tysons earlier fights interspersed with...

Apr 16, 2012 11:19 am

All Former UFC Light-Heavyweight Champions Weigh-In On Jones vs. Evans

Some of the greatest names in the sport’s pantheon have held and fought for the UFC’s 205lbs title since its inception in 1997, including Hall of Famers Randy Couture and Chuck Liddell and iconic fighters including Vitor Belfort, Tito Ortiz and “Rampage” Jackson.   The light heavyweight title – which was called the middleweight title...