Archive: featured

Oct 5, 2011 8:30 am

Demian Maia: Fighting Is Spiritual

“Do you know somebody who likes to be punched in the face? I think nobody likes being punched in the face — not even boxers or kickboxers. But just as people say that about jiu-jitsu fighters, we can also say that about boxers and kickboxers who just train striking; after the first takedown they become...

Oct 5, 2011 8:15 am

Lyoto Machida Ponders On Possible Punishment Handed Down By The UFC

“It’s hard to say that it exists (a punishment by the UFC). Maybe so, maybe not, perhaps they’re keeping me on the sidelines, but I don’t believe that. I met with Lorenzo Fertitta in Rio and he talked to me, he said what happened was in the past, for me not to worry. But I...


Oct 5, 2011 7:10 am

Culinary Union Publishes Anti-Dana White Website

And they so cleverly call it Unfit for Children dot org. The brass behind ZUFFA have long claimed of a feud going on between the Las Vegas based Culinary Workers Union, Local 266. The union is unhappy with the Fertitta owned Stations Casino and as a result have been using their lobbying power to keep...

Oct 5, 2011 6:33 am

Bellator 54 Gets Two Additional Fights

Bellator officials have added two new fights to the Bellator 54 roster set for October 15. The two new bouts give the show currently nine fights with a few more additions likely to take place before the card is full. Jacob Kirwan vs. Rene Nazare and Brian Kellehere vs. Claudio Ledesma are now official for...

Oct 4, 2011 2:09 pm

789,000 Households Tuned In to UFC on Versus 6

Last weekend’s UFC on Versus 6 event drew in an average television audience of 786,000 viewers. The number marks a flight increase from UFC on Versus 5 which drew 766,000. The number makes the show the third most watched in series history. UFC on Versus 6 featured a bantamweight title fight between champion, Dominick Cruz...

Oct 4, 2011 12:45 pm

UFC 136 Weigh-ins Ceremony Takes Place This Friday From Houston’s Toyota Center

The Weigh-ins ceremony for this weekend’s UFC 136 event are set to take place this Friday at Houston’s Toyota Center. Fighters are expected to hit the scales and make their bouts official starting at 4 p.m. local time (5.pm. ET) and fans are encouraged to attend the free and open to the public event. UFC...

Oct 4, 2011 12:25 pm

Dana White: “I always thought Guillard was the biggest waste of talent”

“I like Melvin and I like how he’s training hard. I always thought he was the biggest waste of talent and he really turned that around and I’m happy to see it. There’s so many good guys in that 155 pound division, we’re trying to figure out who’s next. That division is so stacked and...

Oct 4, 2011 12:03 pm

Two More Bouts Added To UFC on Fox 1

Four additional fighters have been booked for the UFC on Fox 1 show. Robert Peralta and Mackens Semerzier as well as Paul Bradley and Mike Pierce have agreed to step opposite each other on the UFC’s November show in Anaheim. UFC on Fox 1 is set to take place from the Honda Center in Anaheim,...

Oct 4, 2011 10:58 am

Bellator 52 Ratings Rebound With Second Highest Audience

After back to back poor showings the Bellator promotions ratings for their most recent show, Bellator 52, has rebounded up by 70% marking it the second most watched of the series in MTV2 history. Two weeks ago Bellator 50 scored an all-time low of 114,000 viewers and last week’s Bellator 52 event came in with...

Oct 4, 2011 10:22 am

Rosa vs. Lucas Added To UFC on Fox 1 Card

In his pursuit towards greatness in the light-heavyweight division, the former heavyweight fighter, Aaron Rosa has booked a bout with Matt Lucas set for the UFC on Fox 1 card this November. UFC on Fox 1 is set to take place on November 12 from the Honda Center in Anaheim California. The historic event will...

Oct 4, 2011 10:14 am

MANDALAY BAY TO HOST CLOSED CIRCUIT VIEWING PARTY FOR UFC 137: ST-PIERRE vs. CONDIT

When the overwhelming demand for event tickets for UFC 137: ST-PIERRE vs. CONDIT resulted in an immediate sellout, the Ultimate Fighting Championship and Mandalay Bay needed to create the next best thing to being inside the Events Center. Thus, the companies announced today that they will host a closed circuit viewing event with large projection...

Oct 4, 2011 9:52 am

Lombard vs. Prangley Headline Bellator 58 From Seminole Hard Rock on November 19

Bellator Fighting Championships announced today that reigning middleweight champion Hector Lombard will put his 24-fight undefeated streak on the line against former UFC fighter Trevor Prangley in a non-title catchweight fight at 195 pounds from the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino at Bellator 58 LIVE on MTV2 and in commercial-free HD on EPIX at...

Oct 3, 2011 4:36 pm

UFC 136 Prelim Card To Stream Live On Facebook

Up until this afternoon it was unknown what would become of this weekend’s preliminary card but as usual the UFC is going to provide those fights for free on the popular social network of facebook.com. UFC 136 is set for October 8 from the Toyota Center in Houston Texas. The pay-per-view event will feature a...

Oct 3, 2011 4:32 pm

Fans encouraged to attend Wednesday’s UFC 136 pre-fight press conference

The UFC is holding a pre-fight press conference this Wednesday to promote this weekend’s UFC 136 pay-per-view card. Fans are invited to attend the public event located at The Toyota Center in Houston, TX. The event is set to kick off at 11 a.m. (doors open at 10 a.m.) local time and will feature event...

Oct 3, 2011 4:23 pm

Dong Hyun Kim vs. Sean Pierson Latest Addition To UFC 141

UFC officials have announced the addition of a welterweight bout to Decembers Las Vegas card. Dong Hyun Kim and Sean Pierson have agreed to meet inside the Octagon on December 30. UFC 141 is set to take place on Dec. 30 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The end-of-year pay-per-view event...

Oct 3, 2011 9:16 am

Countdown To UFC 136 Airs Tonight On Spike

The typical one-hour pre-fight hype show, for all UFC pay-per-view events, kicks off tonight on Spike TV for UFC 136. UFC 136 is set for October 8 from the Toyota Center in Houston Texas. The pay-per-view event will feature a main event for the UFC’s lightweight title in a trilogy fight between champion Frankie Edgar...

Oct 3, 2011 9:09 am

Gilbert Melendez Ready To Rise Through The UFC Ranks And Prove He’s Number 1

“It’s exciting that the boss definitely wants me over to the UFC, because it’s definitely a good move for me. As far as I’m concerned (Jorge) Masvidal is the next guy on my list, and I’m focusing 100-percent on him, so before I get too excited, I’m just focusing on tearing that guy up. But...

Oct 3, 2011 9:01 am

“The Ultimate Fighter Season 14: Bisping vs. Miller” Tickets On Sale This Week

The Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to the Pearl at the Palms Casino Resort on Saturday, Dec. 3 just in time for Michael “The Count” Bisping and Jason “Mayhem” Miller to settle a feud that has been spilling over for months. The middleweights, who traded verbal barbs for months as coaches on season 14 of The...