Archive: featured

Oct 7, 2011 8:45 am

Jon Jones: Rashad Is Ducking The Fight

“Well, Dana White basically needed someone to save 140. I didn’t necessarily want to fight at 140, but because it was Rashad, I said, ‘You know what? I would take the fight in nine weeks.’ I’m already in shape. I already know what I want to do. Rashad, predicting that I would say no, he...

Oct 7, 2011 8:38 am

Lauzon: “I think I'm the worst matchup for Melvin Guillard”

“If I can’t get the fight down, I’m going out on my shield. I’m going to do my best to get the fight to the ground. If I find that I can’t get it, I’m going to keep working at it, but I’m going to have to throw punches the entire time. The days are...


Oct 7, 2011 7:58 am

Paul Daley Training With GSP, Wants Nick Diaz Rematch In UFC

“If Lorenzo (Fertitta) came to me and said, ‘What you did we can look past that. Would you like to come back to the UFC?’ I just want everyone to be clear that yeah, I’ve got nothing personal against the UFC, and I do think they are a great organization… Me and Andre Winner will...

Oct 6, 2011 4:12 pm

UFC Books Alex Caceres vs. Cole Escovedo for UFC on Fox 1

The fan favorite who never stops smiling, Alex “Bruce Leroy” Caceres has apparently made the commitment to drop yet another weight class and take on bantamweight fighter Cole Escovedo in his 135 pound debut. The two have agreed to face off on November 12 in Anaheim California. “Both bantamweights had non-stop action fights in their...

Oct 6, 2011 3:13 pm

Nate James vs. Derek Brunson Set for Strikeforce Challengers 20

Strikeforce officials have booked a middleweight contest for next month’s Strikeforce Challengers 20 event and its set between Derek Brunson and Nate James. Strikeforce Challengers 20 is set to take place at The Pearl at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas on November 18 with the main card airing live on Showtime. James is...

Oct 6, 2011 1:40 pm

Lyoto Machida: "Nobody is invincible", not even Jon Jones

“I was at a birthday party last night and I heard I’d be fighting Jon Jones. I accepted immediately, I couldn’t announce it at the time, though. Ed and Joinha told me to hold the information and it was complicated, I had to stop talking at all (laughs). In the morning I want to give...

Oct 6, 2011 1:14 pm

STATEMENT FROM "SUGA" RASHAD EVANS REGARDING JONES vs. MACHIDA

Authentic Sports Management (Rashad Evans Management firm) today issued the following statement from “Suga” Rashad Evans regarding the Jones vs. Machida title fight: “After my last fight against Tito Ortiz, I dislocated my right thumb, which required it to be set back in place and held with pins. 24 hours ago, my physician removed the...

Oct 6, 2011 12:34 pm

King Mo Has Harsh Words For Rampage Jackson

“Rampage can talk all that noise, but I’m gonna take his spot. I’m gonna put his bitch ass on the B-Team! His punk ass wants to say I won’t stand up and box him. I will box him with the little gloves on. I’ll box him. The thing is, I can take him down. He...

Oct 6, 2011 9:23 am

Jon Jones vs. Lyoto Machida Booked For UFC 140 Main Event

The UFC has booked a mega fight for their main event in Toronto this December in the form of Jon Jones vs. Lyoto Machida. Rashad Evans was originally tapped to face Jones in his next title defense, however, due to an injured thumb Evans will not be able to make the UFC 140 card and...

Oct 5, 2011 1:32 pm

RUMOR: Jon Jones vs. Rashad Evans On Tap For UFC 140 Main Event (UPDATED)

The rivalry between Jon Jones and Rashad Evans was rumored to finally get settled as MMAFighting.com broke news that the two were likely to headline UFC 140 in Toronto, Canada.  However, UFC president Dana White says the fight isn’t happening, as he explained via his Twitter account: “Just did a 2 hour press conf at...

Oct 5, 2011 12:59 pm

Chael Sonnen Wants A Steak From Anderson Silva's Wife

“You tell Anderson Silva I’m coming over and I’m kicking down his backdoor and patting his little lady on the ass and I’m telling her to make me a steak, medium-rare just how I like it.” Although Chael Sonnen has been very quiet in the time leading up to his fight with Brian Stann at...

Oct 5, 2011 12:40 pm

Brian Stann On Lack Of Trash Talk Coming From UFC 136 Opponent, Chael Sonnen

“I told everybody from the start that I didn’t think it was going to happen, and I’ve said this a couple of times where I believe that Chael is very genuine when he says that if he has a problem with somebody, he’ll speak it, and when he doesn’t have a problem with somebody, he...

Oct 5, 2011 12:34 pm

Joe Lauzon Plans To Overwhelm Melvin Guillard

“If I catch him in a submission, it’s gonna be crazy; if he knocks me out, it’s gonna be a good knockout, and if I knock him out, the same thing. No matter how it ends, I think it’s gonna be a great fight,” Lauzon excitedly stated. “You get a lot of guys that are...

Oct 5, 2011 11:25 am

Melvin Guillard OK with Gilbert Melendez Getting Immediate Title Shot

“I look at it like this man, two champions from two different organizations I think they both should fight to get rid of the No. 1 [contender].” … “It takes the heat off of me too. I rather get another fight,” the 28-year-old says. “If it has to be the winner of Guida and Ben...