Archive: featured

Apr 15, 2012 1:31 pm

Onwards and upwards for Alexander Gustafsson

By Lewis Mckeever: Last night, Sweden’s star MMA pupil Alexander Gustafsson tallied up another impressive victory over a very game Thiago Silva, extending his career resume to 14-1, with the lone loss coming against wrestling juggernaut; Phil Davis. Amassing a five fight winning streak in MMA’s premiere promotion has cemented Gustafsson’s spot in the top...

Apr 15, 2012 1:04 pm

Dana White Breaks Silence On Overeem | Too Mad To Discuss Details

By Evan Stoumbelis: After Alistair Overeem failed his random screening for PED’s last week with elevated testosterone levels of 14:1 which exceeds the maximum ratio of 6:1 everyone has put forth their opinion, and there has been talk of who will be Overeem’s replacement should the NSAC not allow him to fight. The one man...

Apr 15, 2012 12:40 pm

VIDEO | How to take a punch by Freddie Roach – Just roll with it baby!

By Roberto Mattos: Just roll with it baby! In a recent video a true legend of the fight world, Freddie Roach, took some time out of his eventful schedule to teach us mere mortals how to take a punch. Roach breaks it down into three easier said than done steps. The first step according to...

Apr 15, 2012 12:28 pm

Nogueira Favors Hunt Or Mir Over Others For Overeem Replacement

By Jamie McAllister: “It was a little weird because now it is just around the corner to decide who will be his [Alistair] substitute. If the doping is really confirmed and he can’t fight, the UFC will have to replace him on the card. There are many UFC heavyweight fighters who could replace Overeem well...

Apr 15, 2012 10:04 am

Famous Chef Anthony Bourdain and Wife Ottavia Show Interest in MMA

By Lynn Mitchell: Star of  “No Reservations” – The Travel Channel’s top rated show – Anthony Bourdain and his wife Ottavia are featured in this piece about Ottavia’s interest in MMA. Ottavia Bourndain recently picked up a Silver Medal at Grapplers’ Quest Beast of the East.  In a TapOut interview, Ottavia explains she’s only been doing...

Apr 15, 2012 9:41 am

FULL VIDEO | UFC Primetime Jones vs Evans Episode 2

By Lorenzo Luciano: The second installment of the UFC Primetime show Jon Jones vs. Rashad Evans aired last night (April 12, 2012) on the FX channel. The show takes an “all access behind the scenes” look at the UFC 145 main event. The show follows light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and former light heavyweight champion...

Apr 15, 2012 9:37 am

Who’s Next for UFC on Fuel TV 2 Fighters?

By Ryan Busuttil: The UFC’s first event in 6 weeks, UFC on Fuel TV 2, is in the books. The main card featured 4 finishes, but even the 2 fights that went the distance delivered the action. I’m now going to play fantasy matchmaker and give my thoughts on who some of the main card...

Apr 15, 2012 9:27 am

Following His Win At Home, UFC on Fuel TV 2 Headliner Gustafsson Wants Top 5 Opponent

By Romeo Cabras Jr.: Winning the UFC on FUEL TV 2 headliner against the always dangerous Thiago Silva, Sweden’s very own Alexander “The Mauler” Gustafsson used his length and footwork to keep Silva on the outside for most of the fight, scoring a knockdown with a right uppercut early in round one. Gustafsson continued picking...

Apr 15, 2012 9:23 am

Alexander Gustafsson vs. Thiago Silva Video Highlights

By Lewis McKeever: The young Swede, Alexander Gustafsson elevated himself into possible title contention after his excelling performance over heavy hitting bad boy Thiago Silva. The hometown favorite demonstrated a flawless display of footwork, hand speed and utilization of range to keep the Brazilian slugger guessing at bay for a span of three rounds. If...

Apr 15, 2012 9:14 am

Brian Stann vs. Alessio Sakara Fight Video Highlights

By Lewis Mckeever: The co-main event of last nights UFC on FUEL 2 card featured dangerous middleweight strikers, Brian Stann and Alessio Sakara. The all American war hero Stann came out looking like a man on a mission, shattering the Italian’s jaw with an opening barrage of knees. The seasoned boxer some how survived Stann’s...

Apr 14, 2012 6:19 pm

Photo Gallery | UFC on Fuel TV 2 Fight Photo's

The UFC’s return to action has finally come and it is now over. UFC on FUEL TV 2 took place today from Stockholm, Sweden’s Ericsson Globe Arena. In the main event it was The Swede who was able to secure victory over the Brazilian with a masterful display of footwork and striking to earn a...

Apr 14, 2012 5:52 pm

Dana White Kills #RallyForMarkHunt Campaign | It's Not Going To Happen

Everyone has been clamoring for Mark Hunt to get a title shot against Junior dos Santos in the event Alistair Overeem cannot get a license to fight. The “#RallyForMarkHunt” campaign sparked on twitter has taken over the MMA landscape and gotten a ton of steam behind it, but none of it matters because UFC president,...

Apr 14, 2012 5:25 pm

U.N. Conference In Brazil Could Delay UFC 147 Event / Silva vs. Sonnen Rematch

UFC president Dana White announced tonight at the UFC on FUEL TV 2 post-fight press conference that they may be forced to reschedule and/or change the location of “UFC 147: Silva vs. Sonnen II” The reason behind the possible change is a United Nations Conference scheduled for Rio on June 20-22. “We’re working on it,...

Apr 14, 2012 5:12 pm

Bahadurzada, Maguire, Pickett & Page Take Home $50K Fight Night Bonuses

The UFC’s return to action has finally come and it is now over. UFC on FUEL TV 2 took place today from Stockholm, Sweden’s Ericsson Globe Arena. In the main event it was The Swede who was able to secure victory over the Brazilian with a masterful display of footwork and striking to earn a...

Apr 14, 2012 1:29 pm

Dennis Siver Emerges Victorious In Featherweight Debut Over Diego Nunes

By Evan Stoumbelis: Cutting 10 pounds, missing weight, and #9 ranked featherweight Diego Nunes couldn’t hinder Dennis Siver in his debut bout at the 145 pound division. In round 1 Siver comes out and establishes octagon control, as Nunes circles around the outside, they get within striking range as both men throw head kicks that...

Apr 14, 2012 11:29 am

"UFC on FUEL TV 2: Gustafsson vs. Silva" Preliminary Card Results & Recap

The UFC on FUEL TV 2 preliminary card delivered on entertainment and finished fights. If you missed the facebook live stream have no fear we have a brief recap and results for you below. Jason Young vs. Eric Wisely: In the first bout of the evening Jason Young was able to outpoint Eric Wisely in...

Apr 14, 2012 9:29 am

"UFC on FUEL TV 2: Gustafsson vs. Silva" Live Results

This is it, after nearly a seven-week absence the UFC is returning today with their inaugural event in Sweden. In the main event top ranked light-heavyweights Alexander Gustaffson and Thiago Silva square off live on FUEL TV. The preliminary card action starts at 12:30 PM ET and the main card kicks off at 3:00. Use...

Apr 14, 2012 9:26 am

"UFC on FUEL TV 2: Gustafsson vs. Silva" Discussion Thread

This is it, after nearly a seven-week absence the UFC is returning today with their inaugural event in Sweden. In the main event top ranked light-heavyweights Alexander Gustaffson and Thiago Silva square off live on FUEL TV. The preliminary card action starts at 12:30 PM ET and the main card kicks off at 3:00. Tune...