3488 Search Results for TUF

May 29, 2014 6:09 am

QUICK TWITT | Kennedy Still Tormenting Bisping, Months After Win

Is Tim Kennedy a bully? The Strikeforce import, turned UFC middleweight, recently welcomed Michael Bisping back to the cage after more than a year off. During the fight, Kennedy did literally no damage to ‘The Count’ but instead chose to employ a pure wrestling game plan to best the TUF winner. Months removed from their...

May 29, 2014 6:00 am

Wanderlei is Out, Belfort is IN Against Sonnen at UFC 175

As if this fight needed more drama and controversy, a new event has marred the TUF Brazil 3 fight between coached Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva: Silva is out of the fight at UFC 175. In his place is another Brazilian veteran, Vitor Belfort. While I would like to add that as of right now,...

May 28, 2014 5:05 am

WSOF Extends NBC Deal, Will Put Fights On ‘Big NBC’

NBC Sports Group and World Series of Fighting (WSOF) have reached a multi-year agreement extending and broadening NBCSG’s exclusive rights to televise the Las Vegas-based mixed martial arts promotion’s events through 2017, it was announced today. The multi-year renewal extends the partnership, which began with World Series of Fighting’s debut in November 2012, and includes...

May 27, 2014 5:10 am

Rockhold Says Beating Vitor Is What’s Pure and Right

“I want to be the champion. I don’t want to be no paper champion. To be the true champion and be the best in the world, I believe I should beat Vitor Belfort, so that is the reason behind it. I don’t think that spinning-heel kick really tells who the better fighter is out of...

May 27, 2014 5:08 am

Cat Zingano No Longer Getting UFC Title Shot

Former #1 contender and would-be TUF coach, Cat Zingano will once again have to prove herself worthy of a shot at UFC gold. After being sidelined more than a year with injury, UFC President Dana White has now confirmed she is no longer in the immediate title picture. FOX’s Damon Martin has it: Dana White...

May 27, 2014 5:04 am

Faber Not Surprised With ‘Bruce Leeroy’ Booking

Since his time on TUF, Alex ‘Bruce Leeroy’ Cacares has had a very successful bantamweight run inside the UFC. Up next for the rising slugger is MMA legend, Urijah Faber. For Faber, having fought the division’s entire top 10, admits he expected the booking and has been watching the young up-and-comer since entering the UFC...

May 26, 2014 1:33 pm

Ludwig: I don’t think it’s fair for Barao to get an immediate rematch

T.J. Dillashaw put on the best performance of his young career Saturday night, knocking out bantamweight kingpin Renan Barão in the fifth-round of their championship bout at UFC 173. Since the loss, Barao’s coach Andre Pedereiras has already began campaigning for an immediate rematch at UFC 179 which takes place on October 25 in Barao’s home nation...

May 26, 2014 10:59 am

Barao teammate blames loss on UFC fight schedule

Former UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao was gracious in defeat this past Saturday night, stating the following after his loss to T.J. Dillashaw:  “It was a really tough fight,” said Barao in cage. “I congratulate him, it was his fight tonight. But I’m coming back.” The same unfortunately cannot be said for Nova Uniao 2nd...

May 26, 2014 5:15 am

Bisping vs. Le, Lombard vs. Kim Official For August In China

The UFC is returning to China and they have two intriguing bout sets. UFC President Dana White used Saturday’s UFC 173 post-fight press conference to announce that the promotion has booked Michael Bisping vs. Cung Le and Hector Lombard vs. Dong Hyun Kim. The two bouts are set to take place on a “Fight Night”...

May 24, 2014 11:00 am

UFC 173 “Barao Vs. Dillashaw” Ramblings

Who else is looking forward to Chris Weidman defending his UFC middleweight championship this weekend against Vitor Belfort? Wait, I mean Lyoto Machida? What? Weidman and Machida are no longer fighting at UFC 173 this Memorial Day weekend? Ok, how about seeing former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos against up-and-coming contender Stipe Miocic? That...

May 24, 2014 6:51 am

BJ Penn: ‘Just remember me, I was here.’

  The UFC held a special press conference featuring fighters from UFC 175 and TUF 19. The media and some fans had the opportunity to asks the likes of Chael Sonnen, Wanderlei Silva, Chris Weidman, Ronda Rousey, Alexis Davis, Lyoto Machida and BJ Penn questions. During the press conference Penn answered questions ranging from his...

May 23, 2014 7:42 pm

Rousey: ‘Boxing is limited, Mayweather fight a bad idea’

“You would never report me saying something like ‘I think that Floyd Mayweather is the best boxer that ever lived, an actual, technical boxer’. Of course Floyd would box the hell out of me if it was a boxing match. But boxing is a limited form of fighting, and we’re a much less limited form...

May 23, 2014 1:01 pm

Chael P. Sonnen: ‘People don’t understand the psychology of what I do’

“I don’t think that you can psychologically do anything to an opponent,. I know it gets talked about, but, for me, that stuff’s for the playground when you’re a little kid. In the playground, whoever talks the toughest is deemed to be the toughest. “Think back to your days growing up and the toughest kid...

May 23, 2014 9:43 am

White: ‘Vitor Belfort Drug Test Results Absolutely Irrelevant’

“I think it’s all going to work out. I’m telling you, the whole Vitor thing, you guys know. Vitor drives me nuts, but Vitor has gotten a bad rap on this whole thing. He’s gotten a bad rap.” “When he showed up in Nevada the thing that was bad about that is he showed up...

May 23, 2014 9:38 am

Dana White: When The Diaz Brothers Are Ready To Fight They’ll Call Me

By Evan Stoumbelis The Diaz brothers have continued to keep their name relevant in the MMA world, despite the fact that they have not fought this year. Recently the UFC removed Nate Diaz from its official rankings, which some saw as a form of revenge. However that is not the case according to UFC President...

May 23, 2014 5:05 am

Ross Pearson Terrorizing Pads – OUCH!

It’s almost fight night for Ross Pearson and he looks ready. The TUF winner faces off with Diego Sanchez on June 7. The Caption reads, “Pad session with Stu feeling sharpe & ready to fight”

May 21, 2014 6:38 am

Martin Kampmann Taking His Time On Possible Return to the Octagon

Martin Kampmann has been keeping a low profile in the fight world lately. Since his last fight (and loss) in August, Kampmann has been been taking a little break and trying to enjoy himself outside of the cage. He has even been strengthening his poker game by winning $50,000 in Reno over the weekend. But...

May 20, 2014 7:18 pm

Titan FC Announces Two Big Title Fights

Former UFC fighter’s Jason Brilz and Vinny Magalhaes will be squaring off for the light heavyweight Titan FC championship on an unanounced date. Also on the card will be former UFC fighter and TUF alumni Matt Riddle, who will be squaring off against MMA legend and former Chute Box Academy member Jose “Pele” Landi-Jons. Brilz...