Archive: featured

Apr 20, 2012 4:50 am

Video | Rory MacDonald Talks Che Mills & Not Fighting Teammate Georges St Pierre

By Jamie McAllister: Rory MacDonald currently appears to be on his way to the top of the Welterweight division, however the current champion Georges St Pierre is a training partner & friend. In a recent interview with MMAweekly MacDonald discusses fighting Che Mills as well as his solid stance on not fighting team mate Georges...


Apr 19, 2012 4:49 pm

Greg Jackson | Willing to Let Bygones Be Bygones with Rashad

Greg Jackson tells MMA weekly in a recent interview about UFC 145 “I’m certainly willing to let bygones be bygones. I’m never a guy that holds a grudge.  That will be up to him” Greg Jackson goes as far as taking responsibility for his part in the escalating feud between Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones...

Apr 19, 2012 4:36 pm

Lorenzo talks CagePotato | Issues Highlight The Fact That Rashad Thought It Was Legit.

By Lorenzo Luciano: The photo posted by CagePotato.com which implied that Dana White was wagering on Jon Jones in this week’s upcoming fight, was not taken lightly by many, including a very upset Rashad Evans. Although CagePotato.com insisted that it was humorous, they issued a retraction. The UFC had to scramble to answer many questions...

Apr 19, 2012 3:14 pm

Breaking down Jon Jones Vs. Rashad Evans

By Lewis Mckeever: The hour is nearly upon us. It has been billed as one of the most personal affairs to ever grace the octagon. A confrontational feud that has been brewing and escalating for over 12 months is almost set for conclusion. Saturday evening’s superstars; Jon Jones and Rashad Evans have almost exhausted the...

Apr 19, 2012 1:44 pm

Just Scrap Radio | BJ Penn Talks About His Genesis as a Fighter

By Lynn Mitchell: A segment of the Just Scrap Radio Show was BJ Penn recollecting memories of his father insisting he show up just one time to Tom Callos’ class.  BJ was more into boxing at that time and was not interested in jiu jitsu telling his father it wasn’t for him.  BJ’ father then...

Apr 19, 2012 1:35 pm

Dana White Warns Fighters of Team Greg Jackson | It's Not A Family It's A business

By Johanne Mitchell: UFC President, Dana White slams Greg Jackson in another statement painted in “expletives”. Dana warns fighters not to fall for the warm and fuzzies of family talk by Greg Jackson and at the end of the day Greg is a businessman. In an interview with Cagewriter, Dana uses the situation between former...

Apr 19, 2012 12:39 pm

Fuel TV Peak Ratings Higher Than Original Numbers Showed | Broke FUEL TV REcord

By Lynn Mitchell: The 7 year deal UFC with FOX has caused an increase from approximately 30 million homes to 36 million in the past few months.  The UFC programming played a big role in which has set ratings records for the sports-oriented station. UFC on FUEL TV 2 Gustafsson vs Silva averaged 197,000 viewers....

Apr 19, 2012 11:30 am

The Price Of Fighting | “Teammate VS Teammate”

By Tony D Bryant: In the world of fighting, fighters, fans, and companies come and go. The friendships that are built over the time are usually ones that can last through stories and memories. In baseball players are traded from team to team and it revolves all around money. Football and basketball are both built...

Apr 19, 2012 10:42 am

Georges St. Pierre Undecided On Rashad Evans/Jon Jones winner

By Lewis Mckeever: Canadian mixed martial arts icon Georges St. Pierre took to twitter to share his brief thoughts on this Saturday’s main attraction. A scholar under Greg Jackson’s tutelage himself, and having trained with both Jones and Evans, it’s no surprise to see Georges’ remain neutral with his fight pick: So, @UFC 145’s main...

Apr 19, 2012 10:35 am

Rashad Evans is '100 times harder to wrestle than Ryan Bader, claims Coach Van Arsdale

By Lewis Mckeever: Rashad Evans’ head coach Mike Van Arsdale has been singing praise of “Suga’s” wrestling talents. The imperial athletics instructor took some time out with MMA Fighting’s Luke Thomas to discuss Rashad’s upcoming mega-fight with Jon Jones: “The fight, all these fights, come down to distance, and who controls where the fight goes,...

Apr 19, 2012 10:26 am

MMA Bill Passes New York Senate Once Again

By Red Mattos: The state Senate in NY has again passed legislation to make it legal to punch someone in a cage, as opposed to a ring, which is perfectly fine. Local MMA instructor, Kevin Leonard, expressed his frustrations with not being able to do what he loves in his home state: “You gotta travel...

Apr 19, 2012 9:47 am

Video | Countdown to UFC 145 Full Episode

By Lynn Mitchell: Featuring one of the most dramatic  main event rivalries in UFC history:  UFC Light Heavyweight Champion, Jon Jones defends his belt against former team mate and champion Rashad Evans Top Welterweight Contender Rory McDonald challenges vicious knockout artist Che Mills in an electrifying co-main event. The Countdown to UFC 145 starts now Fuel TV...

Apr 19, 2012 9:41 am

Quick Twitt | After Compliment From Sugar Ray Leonard BJ Penn Contemplates Return

Not to get anyone’s hopes up, but following a complimentary twitter shout out from Boxing great, “Sugar” Ray Leonard today the two division UFC champion, BJ Penn, gave the first glimmer of hope on an eventual return to action. Even if it’s highlighted with a “maybe” from “The Prodigy’, is anyone else excited about the...

Apr 19, 2012 9:28 am

VIDEO | It Is 5:27 A.M. What's Rashad Evans Doing?

5:27 a.m. He is not home. Before anyone, before everyone, Rashad Evans trains. Patiently, diligently, with RESPECT, STRENGTH, COURAGE and TENACITY, he trains. So do you, every day you dedicate the time, and you train. And like Rashad, you strive to be your best. At 5:27 a.m. it is time to quietly, but passionately refuse...

Apr 19, 2012 8:24 am

Diaz Hearing Shelved Until Commission Sees Medical-Marijuana Card

By Mark Carrillo: The Nevada State Athletic Commission has put the Nick Diaz disciplinary hearing regarding his suspension for testing positive for marijuana metabolites on hold, at least until the fighter presents to the commission his medical-marijuana card. Diaz had tested positive after his fight with interim champ Carlos Condit at UFC 143. The NSAC...