3582 Search Results for TUF

Sep 8, 2014 5:01 am

Cain Velasquez Puts Division On Notice, Says He’s Always Improving

Ahead of coaching TUF against Fabricio Werdum, UFC champion Cain Velasquez says that he’s excited to train for a new opponent, and that he’s always improving to avoid plateauing. He spoke with Bleacher Report: “It’s definitely nice to prepare for someone new, but that doesn’t matter to me. Whoever earns a shot, earns the shot...

Sep 6, 2014 10:51 pm

Bonus Report: Invicta FC 8: Four Fighters Take Home Some Extra Cash

Invicta FC 8 went down Saturday night at The Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, Mo. Two title fights capped off a night of exciting back and forth fights. Besides some issues with the UFC Fight Pass stream, the event seemed to be a major success for the promotion. At the post fight press conference Invicta...

Sep 5, 2014 6:45 pm

Bellator 123 Results: King Mo Clobbers Jacoby in Round 2, Earns TKO Win

Muhammed Lawal is back to his winning ways inside the Bellator cage with his TKO victory against Dustin Jacoby tonight at Bellator 123. As expected, wrestling standout King Mo took striker Dustin Jacoby down to the mat and tried to soften him up with ground-and-pound. Jacoby worked off his back and eventually made it back...

Sep 5, 2014 12:30 pm

Chael Sonnen On The Evolution Of His Gangster

“I got hit with a PED charge and a criminal charge in the same month. The whole ‘silly me’ defense is a pretty good one. When you go, ‘Listen, I didn’t know. I didn’t know the rules.’ That works. That’s a good, solid defense. One time. I needed it twice in the same month. So...

Sep 5, 2014 9:55 am

“Showtime” Signs Melendez Contract – ‘Ready to silence the critics’

UFC lightweight champion, Anthony “Showtime” Pettis has just signed his bout agreement to face Gilbert Melendez. The two top 155’ers will square off on Dec. 6 in Las Vegas. Caption: Signing my fight contract for December 6th… Time to silence the critics!!! #teampettis #tuf20 #hihaters #bethedntmakeitoutthe1st

Sep 5, 2014 5:00 am

Lombard Talks Woodley: ‘We’re not friends or teammates’

“We’re not friends. He just comes to use the gym. He doesn’t even live here. It’s not a difficult decision at all.” … “Training partners are the ones that train with you full-time, all year-round. They help you on other fights, fights that you have with someone else. That’s a training partner. A training partner...

Sep 2, 2014 11:56 am

White Believes Faber And Dillashaw Will Fight

“It’s no different than GSP and Rory Macdonald… You don’t run around saying ‘I’ll fight him tomorrow. I want his belt.’ and all these stuff. And all of these guys believe they can beat each other in the back of their minds, since they all train together.” “But when it all comes down to it,...

Sep 1, 2014 6:54 pm

Travis Browne Leaves Greg Jackson’s, Begins Training With Rousey

“I haven’t trained [at Jackson’s MMA] since my fight. I’ve been hitting mitts with Edmund (Tarverdyan) up in Glendale and I haven’t been back to Albuquerque to train. So that’s where I’ve been hitting mitts and working out a lot. Just figuring out what I need to do to further myself. I feel like I’m...

Aug 31, 2014 3:20 pm

Dana White Guarantees Faber And Dillashaw Would Fight Eachother

“It’s no different than GSP and Rory Macdonald… You don’t run around saying ‘I’ll fight him tomorrow. I want his belt.’ and all these stuff. And all of these guys believe they can beat each other in the back of their minds, since they all train together.” “But when it all comes down to it,...

Aug 31, 2014 2:53 pm

Dana White Interested In Signing Ben Askren

Ben Askren has been campaigning very hard for a fight in the UFC, something Dana White has been less than thrilled about. Askren has tried everything from confronting Johny Hendricks at the TUF finale, to taking shots at the welterweight champ and Dana White on Twitter, but nothing has worked…Until now. UFC President Dana White...

Aug 31, 2014 2:29 pm

Dana White: “There’s A Ronda Rousey On This Season Of The Ultimate Fighter

Ever since Ronda Rousey graced the Octagon with her skills, people have wondered if we would ever see a WMMA fighter in the UFC as dominant as the women’s bantamweight champion. It looks like the UFC may have found a Ronda Rousey for the newly opened strawweight division. UFC President Dana White spoke with media...

Aug 30, 2014 5:04 am

Pettis Slams Diaz: “I Definitely Want To Kick His A**”

Anthony Pettis spoke with UFC Fight Club members yesterday prior to the UFC 177 weigh ins, during the course of the Q&A a fan asked Pettis if he wanted to fight Nate Diaz given that Gilbert Melendez said Nate wanted to fight Anthony at any point during the filming of TUF. Pettis responded with: “I...

Aug 28, 2014 3:50 pm

White: ‘GQ’s ‘Sleazebag’ article uneducated and unfair to the UFC’

“You’re never going to be able to stop what people say about you, and everybody isn’t going to love you. But I don’t take offense to anything. When you’re in a public position like this you’re always going to have people say things about you. Believe me, if I worried about everything that was said...

Aug 28, 2014 5:02 am

T.J. Dillashaw: “I Want To Become A Legend”

“It’s a tough situation. After I beat him on Aug. 30, he’s going to have a long road to try and get back to the title,” Dillashaw said. “I think I’m going to expose him as a fighter in general and other fighters are going to take advantage of that.” “I want to become a...

Aug 28, 2014 5:01 am

Holloway Wants A Rematch Against McGregor

Prior to tearing his ACL, Conor McGregor put on an impressive performance against Max Holloway, something ‘Blessed’ hasn’t forgot. He spoke to MMAJunkie about his desire to climb the ranks and get a rematch against Conor McGregor. “The McGregor fight, I got hurt in the first 30 seconds,” Holloway said. “He complains about hurting his...

Aug 27, 2014 8:32 pm

Urijah Faber Shows Off Impressive Takedown Defense

Check out this video of UFC bantamweight Urijah Faber stuffing some deep shoots for takedowns. Faber does not have a fight scheduled at the present time, but is staying ready should the opportunity arise.

Aug 27, 2014 8:33 am

UFC 180 Ticket Prices Surprisingly Low: $27 In The Door, $535 Cageside

UFC 180, which will be the first time the UFC holds a card in Mexico, will feature a main event bout between TUF: Latin America coaches Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum. The event will take place November 15th at Mexico City Arena in Mexico City. The tickets for the event will go on sale at...

Aug 26, 2014 12:40 pm

Ellenberger-Gastelum, Sanchez-Parke Added to UFC 180 In Mexico

The UFC’s top Mexican fighters are hitting Mexico City this November with “UFC 180: Velasquez vs. Werdum”. UFC officials announced the addition of some intriguing bouts during today’s press-conference. (Replay HERE) In lightweight action, Diego Sanchez will face Norman Park, and in welterweight action Kelvin Gastelum will take on Jake Ellenberger. The two bouts will...

Aug 26, 2014 12:01 pm

King Mo: ‘MMA isn’t a true sport like pro-wrestling’

“Pro Wrestling is harder than MMA. Here’s the reason why, in MMA I can avoid damage. I can circle, I can pull guard, I can take you down, I can push you to the cage, hell I can tap, I can verbally give up. In Pro Wrestling I’ve seen guys tear their ACL and continue...

Aug 26, 2014 5:06 am

Joe Riggs Details Near Death Experience After Being Shot

Joe Riggs was expected to make his long awaited return to the UFC in September against Paulo Thiago, however a gun accident left Riggs with several gruesome injuries to his hand and leg that forced him off of the UFC Fight Night 51 card and left him hospitalized. Not only was Riggs hospitalized, he needed...

Aug 25, 2014 4:59 pm

Chris Leben Admits To Being Blackout Drunk Before Weigh Ins

Chris Leben, the original TUF bad boy, went through his fair share of trials and tribulations in his personal life throughout his UFC career, including multiple battles with drug addiction. Thankfully, The Crippler is clean now, and enjoying life while training fighters at his gym. Leben revealed in an interview with Submission Radio that he...

Aug 25, 2014 4:16 pm

Bobby Green Claims Donald Cerrone Groped Women At UFC Fan Expo

“He was groping every woman in his line to do his signing,” Green said. “He’s groping these women. They’ve got husbands, they’ve got fiancees, they’ve got boyfriends, I’m like, that’s messed up man, just because this guy’s a nerd and he can’t do anything to you, you’re going to do this to him. Girlfriend’s cute,...

Aug 25, 2014 4:10 pm

Bobby Green Slams Donald Cerrone, Claims Cowboy Is A Racist

Bobby Green has some harsh accusations for Donald Cerrone, including that Cerrone was making racist comments towards Green at the UFC Fan Expo, and that Cowboy was groping women at the Expo. He spoke about the incident on The MMA Hour saying: “He just said some racist stuff,” Green said. “He said stuff like, random...

Aug 25, 2014 2:56 pm

Gilbert Melendez On Pettis Rivalry: We Don’t Talk S***

Gilbert Melendez and Anthony Pettis just finished up the taping of TUF 20, which will crown the inaugural UFC women’s strawweight champion. Melendez spoke with MMAJunkie about the season of TUF saying: “I hope people aren’t too disappointed, but there’s not much interaction between us,” Melendez said. “We’re kind of guys who don’t talk too...

Aug 25, 2014 10:02 am

Exclusive: Askren plans to dominate Suzuki on the ground; unsure if he will ever fight for UFC

Former Bellator title holder Ben Askren (13-0 MMA) will attempt to dethrone current ONE FC welterweight champion Nobutatsu Suzuki (11-1-2) at this weekends “ONE FC 19: Reign of Champions” event in Dubai. The welterweight showdown is a true clash of styles, pitting Askren’s elite grappling abilities against Suzuki’s high-level Karate striking. The former US Olympian and undefeated MMA fighter recently spoke with BJPenn.com’s Chris Taylor about his...