Archive: featured

Nov 3, 2011 9:19 am

Cesar Gracie: 209 “ese” dialect is needed to get through to Nick

“Well what’s going on is unfortunately for me, I had a mic on and I didn’t realize that or else I wouldn’t have said that. Why did I say it? That’s the language these guys speak. Before the fight, after the weigh-ins, we were told by Joe Silva ‘if you guys want it, you guys...

Nov 3, 2011 9:08 am

UFC 138: Chris Leben Explains Fighting Style

“For me to take two hits to land one, that’s a calibrated risk that I’ve taken. It’s generally in my gameplan because if I can get that guy suckered into thinking he can hit me a few times, I put my head down, catch a few on top of the head and then come back...

Nov 3, 2011 8:57 am

Brian Foster Joins Bellator Welterweight Ranks

Brian Foster has a message for the Bellator welterweight division and its champion Ben Askren: “I’m coming.” The former UFC fighter who won his last two fights in the UFC and who sports a 18-5 record as a welterweight has recently signed with Bellator Fighting Championships in a deal that adds another legitimate contender to...


Nov 2, 2011 12:27 pm

UFC on Fox Weigh-ins to Air Live on Fuel TV

During today’s UFC on Fox pre-fight media call, UFC president Dana White confirmed that they will take the weigh-ins live to FOX network station, Fuel TV. If the information was delivered accurately, the UFC on Fox weigh-ins will take place next Friday, Nov. 11 at 7 p.m. ET. UFC on Fox 1 is set to...

Nov 2, 2011 10:59 am

Miguel Torres Latest Fighter To Join "THE BLACKZILIANS" Fight Team

It was announced today that Miguel Torres, current UFC 135-pounder and former WEC Bantamweight Champion and has joined “The Blackzilians” under the top athlete management company Authentic Sports Management (ASM). Ranked in the top ten in his division, Torres is the fighter that put the 135-pound weight class on the map. He is a well-rounded...

Nov 2, 2011 10:49 am

The Ultimate Fighter Season 15 To Air Lightweight and Welterweight Fighters on FX

The Ultimate Fighter season 15 is open to Lightweights (155lb) and Welterweights (170lb) fighters. With the UFC’s new deal with FOX TV the popular reality series is now set to air on the FX television channel. Tryouts for the latest installment of the show are set for December 5. Details are as follows: REQUIRMENTS: 1....

Nov 2, 2011 8:29 am

Frank Mir Explains Why Overeem Will Lose To Lesnar

“I think basically it comes down to a style fight. If you look at Alistair Overeem he is one of the most decorated strikers we have in the heavyweight division. He’s won the K-1 he is a very strong and powerful striker. That being said, he has to defend the shot of Lesnar and pretty...

Nov 2, 2011 8:16 am

Sonnen to Belfort: "I Will Stomp You"

“Listen, I’m gonna go fight whether it’s him or it’s someone else, I’m not gonna hold back. I fight them all. I am the middleweight champion and I take on all comers and he’s an impostor. The clear distinction between the tru champion and that bum is that. I’ll fight ‘em all. I don’t care...

Nov 1, 2011 12:27 pm

Matt Mitrione Wishes He Would Have Fought Kongo Like Diaz Fought Penn

“It sucked. It was boring. I want to put on exciting fights. As soon as I watched it I thought, ‘That was exactly how I should have fought Cheick.’ Exactly how Nick Diaz fought B.J. is how I should have fought Cheick. Nick was aggressive and constantly threw punches at B.J. even if B.J. didn’t...

Nov 1, 2011 11:56 am

Anthony Johnson moves To middleweight to take on Vitor Belfort at UFC 142

In a somewhat startling development, the oversized welterweight Anthony “Rumble” Johnson has agreed to move up in weight to take on Vitor Belfort in Brazil this upcoming January. UFC officials confirmed the booking this afternoon. “Verbal agreements in for what should be an explosive matchup as powerhouse Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson moves up to middleweight to...

Nov 1, 2011 10:39 am

UFC 137 Prelims Special On Spike Draw 1.1 Million Viewers

The latest installment of the UFC and Spike TV’s “UFC Prelims” special drew in 1.1 million viewers and an overall 0.8 household rating this past Saturday. Spike TV officials confirmed the numbers this afternoon. Headlined by a lightweight bout between Donald Cerrone and Dennis Siver, the Spike Prelims special featured two action packed fights both...

Nov 1, 2011 10:27 am

Carlos was not given a choice to step aside says rep

“Contrary to what has been stated, Carlos did not step aside and allow this to happen, and would not just hand over an opportunity for him to achieve his greatest career goal, one that he has earned through his strong performances in the octagon. No option was given to him.”

Nov 1, 2011 10:10 am

Talyor injured, out of UFC 138 bout with Njokuani

Another change has been made to this weekend’s UFC 138 card due to an injury. The UK’s Paul Taylor has reportedly suffered whiplash in a car accident that took place yesterday and as a result has been forced out of his scheduled bout with Anthony Njokuani. With just a few days left until fight night,...

Nov 1, 2011 8:25 am

Anderson Silva: "I'll fight for another six or seven years"

“I’ll fight for another six or seven years and then I’ll stop. I stopped to think about it and I’ll postpone my retirement for a little longer. Then I’ll think about TV. I guess it’s interesting,” UFC middleweight kingpin, Anderson Silva, took to Brazilian media outlet Globo.com recently to discuss the status of his career....

Nov 1, 2011 8:20 am

Jose Aldo vs. Chad Mendes Booked For UFC 142

The UFC has set in motion plans to bring another Brazilian champion to his native soil for a title-fight of epic proportions. According to reports, Jose Aldo has agreed to defend his UFC featherweight title against long-time number one contender, Chad Mendes. UFC 142 is expected to go down on Jan. 14 from Rio de...

Nov 1, 2011 8:10 am

UFC 141: Gamburyan vs. Nunes & Assuncao vs. Pearson Official

UFC officials took to twitter recently with the announcement of two UFC 141 featherweight additions. According to the UFC’s post, Manny Gamburyan has agreed to face off with Diego Nunes and Junior Assuncao will take on Ross Pearson. UFC 141 is set to take place on Dec. 30 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in...

Nov 1, 2011 7:45 am

Diaz vs. Cerrone To Serve As UFC 141 Co-Main Event

We announced just yesterday that a lightweight bout between Diaz and Cerrone had been added to the UFC’s December 30th card. Come to find out, the UFC has now opted to put the two lightweight fighters in as the co-main event of the evening. UFC 141 is set to take place on Dec. 30 at...