Archive: featured

Sep 12, 2011 8:50 am

Anderson Silva out until 2012 with shoulder injury

As he announced in the UFC 134 aftermath Anderson Silva had suffered from a shoulder injury that required pain medicine prior to his bout with Yushin Okami. That injury will reportedly keep the pound-for-pound greatest fighter in the world out of action until next year. MMAFighting.com got the scoop from Silva manager, Ed Soars: Anderson...

Sep 12, 2011 8:20 am

Rashad Evans To Host UFC 135 Q&A

The UFC has booked light-heavyweight number one contender, Rashad Evans, to host the pre-fight UFC 135 Q&A session in Denver later this month. “UFC 135: Jones vs. Rampage” is set to take place on September 24 live on pay-per-view from Denver’s Pepsi Center. The card features a light-heavyweight title fight in its main event between...

Sep 12, 2011 8:11 am

Cung Le: Belfort is dangerous but so am I

“I’ll be in San Jose for UFC 139 and I’m fighting Vitor Belfort. I’m very excited and honored to be a part of the UFC. I want to thank Dana White and Lorenzo Fertitta for the opportunity and I’m going to fight my heart out. What Vitor says doesn’t bother me. He can talk all...

Sep 10, 2011 9:59 pm

"Strikeforce Grand Prix: Barnett vs. Kharitonov": Results

OFFICIAL MAIN CARD RESULTS: Josh Barnett def. Sergei Kharitonov via submission (head-arm triangle choke) – Round 1, 4:28 to advance to grand prix finals Daniel Cormier def. Antonio Silva via knockout (strikes) – Round 1, 3:56 to advance to grand prix finals Luke Rockhold def. Ronaldo Souza via unanimous decision (50-45, 48-47, 48-47) to become...


Sep 10, 2011 3:46 pm

BAMMA 7 Results

OFFICIAL RESULTS: Jim Wallhead def. Frank Trigg via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 30-27) Paul Daley def. Jordan Radev via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28) Jack Marshman def. Carl Noon via TKO (punches) – Round 3, 2:09 – to earn Lonsdale British middleweight title Andre Winner def. Jason Ball via unanimous decision Rob Sinclair def. Diego...

Sep 10, 2011 3:42 pm

Vitor Belfort Rumored to Face Cung Le at UFC 139

The stars continue to trickle over to the UFC. If rumors are true Cung Le will be the next to follow the trend. Vitor Belfort (20-9 MMA, UFC) announced on his official website that he’s fighting the former Strikeforce middleweight champion Cung Le (7-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) at UFC 139 in San Jose, California. With...

Sep 10, 2011 3:36 pm

On the Road in Thailand – Tom Callos

The girls and I (my wife, Kathleen, daughter Chloe, 21, and Eleni, age 12) took off for parts barely known about a month ago. They came to see, I came to work, train, and evidently –to eat. Fish, sushi, the best Italian food outside of Italy (or so we hypothesized over our second glass of...

Sep 10, 2011 1:09 pm

Antonio Rogerio Nogueria vs. Tito Ortiz Aimed for UFC 140

This is the world of MMA at its best: Just a few months ago we were talking about the end of the legacy of Tito Ortiz. Going into his fight with Ryan Bader most fans thought that fight would have been the last time we saw him in the octagon. But here we are once...

Sep 10, 2011 7:02 am

UFC 137 Sold Out!

The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced that tickets to UFC 137 at Mandalay Bay Events Center on Oct. 29 sold out within a few hours of being made available to the public today. Headlined by a welterweight title fight between champion Georges St-Pierre and the surging Carlos Condit, UFC 137 will also feature an outstanding co-main...

Sep 10, 2011 6:59 am

Jake Shields Comments on Diaz vs. Penn

“I really wanted to see that fight, as most people. I think everyone was excited to see Nick (Diaz) vs. GSP. Condit and St. Pierre is a good fight too, but obviously most people would probably agree that its not as good a fight…I think Dana is a smart guy and mostly fair. I don’t...

Sep 9, 2011 5:33 pm

Despite Missing Weight, Daley Still to Fight at BAMMA 7

Paul Daley (27-11-2) weighed in today five pounds overweight for his co-headlining fight against Jordan Radev at BAMMA 7. However, despite the missed weight by Daley the fight will still take place tomorrow at the NIA Arena in Birmingham, U.K. The night’s fights will also stream live on the BAMMA website at www.bamma.net Daley weighed...

Sep 9, 2011 3:46 pm

Carlos Condit Still Wants To Fight BJ Penn

“Nah, this title shot has been what I’ve wanted since I started fighting and I would still like to fight BJ. He’s a legend in the sport. I’ve looked up to him for a very long time and that would be a win that I would want on my record. For now, I’ve got to...

Sep 9, 2011 1:20 pm

"Strikeforce Grand Prix: Barnett vs. Kharitonov" Weigh In Results

MAIN CARD (Showtime) Josh Barnett (261) vs. Sergei Kharitonov (256.5) Daniel Cormier (247) vs. Antonio Silva (264.5) Champ Ronaldo Souza (185) vs. Luke Rockhold (185) Roger Gracie (205) vs. Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal (205) Maximo Blanco (155) vs. Pat Healy (155) PRELIMINARY CARD (HDNet) Mike Kyle (205) vs. Marcos Rogerio de Lima (205) Rafael “Feijao”...

Sep 9, 2011 9:20 am

Cesar Gracie: Nick's Respect For Penn, Makes This Fight Harder

“[BJ Penn] is the better fighter of the two. Georges St. Pierre is the bigger fighter of the two. He can beat people by being bigger or whatever. But this is the better fighter of the two. He’s more technical. He’s got a better ground game. He’s got a better stand up game.” “He wants...

Sep 8, 2011 6:43 pm

BJ Penn Meets Nick Diaz At UFC 137

“This is crazy but here we go again! You wanted it. You got it so you got it. Penn vs. Diaz Oct 29th in Vegas”. Dana White just announced via his Twitter account that BJ Penn will now face Nick Diaz at UFC 137. The announcement comes only the day after Diaz was pulled from...

Sep 8, 2011 3:30 pm

QUICK TWITT: BJ Penn Still Looking To Fight At UFC 137

“Dana just offered me a deal I can’t refuse. pretty sure I’m still fighting on Oct. 29th” BJ Penn has posted via his Twitter account that the UFC has made him an offer for a new opponent, and one he just can’t turn down. With Condit now fighting for the title, Jon Fitch out with...

Sep 8, 2011 10:30 am

UFC President Dana White Promises Japanese Fans An Amazing Experience In 2012

After more than a decade, the wait is finally over. The Ultimate Fighting Championship confirmed at a Tokyo press conference today that 2012 will mark the return of the world famous Octagon to Japan. Japan’s Saitama Super Arena will host a blockbuster UFC event on February 26, 2012. It will serve as the organization’s first...

Sep 8, 2011 10:00 am

Fedor Emelianenko vs. Jeff Monson Booked For M-1 Event in Russia

According to multiple reports, “The Last Emperor”, Fedor Emelianenko has booked his next opponent in the form of one-time UFC title challenger, Jeff Monson. Our sources have indicated that while not official, verbal agreements are in place and contracts are expected to be issued shortly. It has been highly speculated that Emelianenko would reemerge on...

Sep 8, 2011 9:00 am

UFC 136: Grice Out with Injury, Nam Phan Books Rematch with Leonard Garcia

A shift in the UFC 136 card has taken place recently with a newly injured fighter in Matt Grice having to withdraw from his scheduled appearance with TUF season 12 participant Nam Phan. In the place of Grice comes, Team Jackson fighter, Leonard Garcia to settle the score with Phan in a much needed rematch...