Archive: featured

Mar 8, 2012 10:00 am

MMA NEWS | Bellator Champ Hector Lombard To The UFC?

UFC president Dana White recently took to the UFC on FX 2 post-fight media scrum to discuss many topics, one of which being Australian Native and Bellator middleweight champion, Hector Lombard. “I guess he’s pretty popular down here. I’ve been hearing all about him since I’ve been here. I hear he’s under contract though with...

Mar 8, 2012 9:06 am

MMA NEWS | Pat Barry Not Opposed To Turning Wrestler On FOX 3 (Video)

“The plan is no (wrestling) but I’m not saying I’m completely against it. If he punches me in the head hard enough, you will see a wrestler jump out of me somewhere. The plan is not to go to the ground, it’s to avoid it. Me, as a fan, I would rather see two guys...

Mar 7, 2012 1:17 pm

Cain Velasquez vs. Frank Mir Set For UFC 146; Winner To Receive A Title Fight

“Verbal agreements are in for a No. 1 contender match between former UFC world heavyweight champions Frank Mir and Cain Velasquez at UFC 146, May 26 in Las Vegas,” UFC president Dana White said. The heavyweights will be out in full force at UFC 146, as former UFC heavyweight champions, Cain Velasquez and Frank Mir...

Mar 7, 2012 12:38 pm

Roy Nelson vs. Antonio Silva Slated For UFC 146

A heavyweight fight featuring Roy “Big Country” Nelson, and Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva, has been agreed to for UFC 146. UFC officials made the announcement today via their Twitter account. Roy Nelson is coming off a unanimous decision loss to former Strikeforce heavyweight, Fabricio Werdum at UFC 143. The loss put Nelson’s octagon record at 3-3, so...

Mar 7, 2012 12:21 pm

Dana White Says "Dirty Gangsters" Are Keeping MMA Out Of New York

“Why hasn’t it happened? It’s a lot of political crap. The union out in Las Vegas is the reason it hasn’t happened as funny as that sounds. It has nothing to do with MMA or the UFC, it has to do with the union. My partners, the Fertitta brothers, own the fourth largest gaming company...

Mar 7, 2012 12:19 pm

Fedor Wants In The UFC

“I can tell you the timing of my next bout right now,” said Emelianenko. “It’s going to be June or July.” Fedor further stated, “Of course, I want to compete at home, in front of my countrymen,” “But at the moment, the strongest and most respected MMA organization is situated in America. It’s the UFC....

Mar 7, 2012 11:00 am

Video | Nate Diaz Says His Brother Nick Will Likely Stay Retired

“Triathlon season is starting so he’s just training, getting in shape for that. [He’s] concentrating on being in shape, being healthy, helping me out and coaching me for my fights. Right now, I don’t think [we’ll ever see him back]. He’s just big on, like I said, just being healthy and staying in shape and...

Mar 7, 2012 10:40 am

Video | Chael Sonnen Apologizes To Anderson Silva For All The Harsh Words

Then he immediately takes it back… “I’ve taken the time to write Anderson Silva a letter. ‘UFC Tonight’ has afforded me a few moments to share it with him. I wrote this myself. Anderson, over the last several months, I’ve disparaged your name in an attempt to garner respect and attention for my own. That...

Mar 7, 2012 10:20 am

Don’t Call Jon Jones “Cocky”, It Really Hurts His Feelings

“When I was, like, 20 years old, I had this voice-mail message that said, ‘Hi, this is Jon Bones Jones, the light heavyweight champ.’ I was speaking it into existence and carrying myself like I was the champion way before I was even in the UFC. It’s crazy that it all played out. I want...

Mar 7, 2012 9:30 am

Frankie Edgar Details How He Got His Rematch With Henderson

“It was a relief, it really was. A weight lifted off my chest, it’s been weighing on me. I definitely made it known that I wanted the rematch, I’m not going to sit there and I don’t want to argue for a title, I want to fight for a title. I’m just happy I get...

Mar 7, 2012 8:30 am

Koscheck on Hendricks | He Got A Lucky Punch Against Fitch

“For the record kid, I’m not a stepping stone. I see this fight as a big opportunity for me to make that run again and Johny Hendricks isn’t gonna win this fight. His fight (against Jon Fitch) didn’t really last very long, so I really couldn’t judge how good he is. I watched the fight...

Mar 6, 2012 4:13 pm

Quick Twitt | Frankie Edgar Says Benson Henderson Rematch Is On

Looks like the winner of Jim Miller vs. Nate Diaz will have to wait. Frankie Edgar just confirmed on twitter that he has been given his rematch against Benson Henderson. Read More: UFC 144, Frankie Edgar (News), Benson Henderson (News)

Mar 6, 2012 2:33 pm

“Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey” Television Ratings Report

The ratings for last Saturday’s “Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey” event are in and should be considered a success all things considered. While the event only drew in 431,000 viewers, it should be noted that the fact it was headlined by a female title fight and not a huge name brand star gives these figures a...

Mar 6, 2012 2:24 pm

UFC on FX 2 Television Ratings Report | Ratings Up

The UFC’s second trip to the FX network was a success. The Martin Kampmann vs. Thiago Alves broadcast drew in an average audience of 1.4 million viewers. Additionally the UFC on FX 2 preliminary card special that aired on FUEL TV drew in 113,000 viewers. UFC on FX 2: Kampmann vs. Alves took place this...

Mar 6, 2012 1:59 pm

Overeem vs. JDS Heavyweight Title Fight Official For UFC 146 In May

We announced this a month ago, but the UFC has now confirmed our rumor as fact. Junior Dos Santos finally has a date penned for his first UFC title defense against Alistair Overeem. UFC officials announced the bout as official just moments ago. UFC 146 is set to go down on May 26 at Las...