Archive: featured

Jan 13, 2012 7:32 am

MMA NEWS – Revelation That Cyborg Uses Steroids Hurt Gina Carano

[box_light] “I’d be lying if I said that I wasn’t hurt by the whole thing. That fight with her was definitely the biggest moment of my mixed martial arts (MMA) career and at that time I had people around me telling me she was on steroids and everything. But, if there was a chance that...

Jan 13, 2012 6:54 am

MMA NEWS – Cyborg Says Trash Talk From Rousey Hurts The Sport

[box_light] “I don’t like to talk too much, I like to act instead. But now my hands are tied, I am suspended. This will be the first and last time I will talk. First of all, (Ronda Rousey) has been running away from me for a long time. We were going to fight, she talked...


Jan 12, 2012 3:03 pm

UFC NEWS – Kenny Florian May Be Forced Into Early Retirement With Back Injury

Three time UFC title challenger, Kenny “Kenflo” Florian has reportedly suffered a back in jury that may force him out of competition and into retirement. The Boston Herald has the scoop:   [box_light] Florian has dealt with back problems throughout his career, but suffered a new injury in November while lifting weights. Having already planned...

Jan 12, 2012 2:27 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC 142’s Sam Stout Doubts His Opponent Will Stand With Him

[box_light] “Look, if he gets me to my back, I’m not going to just lay there. He’s going to have to work his ass off to keep me down. I don’t think he’ll want to stand with me, that’s for sure.” “Being down here in Rio has been great. It’s humid and it’s been great...

Jan 12, 2012 2:22 pm

UFC NEWS – Chad Mendes: Urijah Is My Mentor, But We Are Different

[box_light] “Urijah is my mentor and he’s played a key role in helping me develop a strategy for this fight. He knows where Jose is strong and where he’s not. But Urijah’s style and my style are completely different. He shoots a lot of single legs and has incredible speed. For me, I have an...

Jan 12, 2012 1:35 pm

UFC NEWS – 2011 Salary Report For 337 UFC Fighters

2011 was a hallmark year for the world’s biggest and best Mixed Martial Arts promotion. They expanded to new territories, set record gate and attendance figures and launched a revolutionary TV deal. Safe to say the UFC had a great 2011. In an interesting report from mma-manifesto.com, 337 UFC fighters who fought for the promotion...

Jan 12, 2012 11:52 am

UFC NEWS – Buddy Roberts vs. Sean Loeffler Debut on UFC Fuel TV 1

Middleweight newcomers Buddy Roberts and Sean Loeffler will clash at Fuel TV’s first UFC event on February 15th in Omaha, Nebraska. UFC on FUEL TV is set to take place in Omaha, Nebraska on February 15 from the Omaha Civic Auditorium. A welterweight clash between Jake Ellenberger and Diego Sanchez is set for the evening’s...

Jan 12, 2012 9:43 am

UFC NEWS – “Brock Lesnar Is Done” Says UFC President

[box_light]“I think Brock’s done. The conversations I’ve had with Brock Lesnar since that fight, all indications point to it’s over. This isn’t baseball man, half in, half out, you can go out and party the night before and then play a game. These guys have to be 100-percent into this mentally, physically, emotionally… Here’s what...

Jan 12, 2012 9:22 am

MMA NEWS – Carano Explains That Haywire Producers Changed Her Voice In Movie

MMA superstar, Gina Carano explains what many people have speculated on ever since the trailer for her upcoming film “Haywire” was released. Her voice for the role was changed in the post-production phase and if you’ve watched the extended trailer than you have surely already noticed it. She explains the change to Fightlinker.com: [box_light] “Yeah...

Jan 12, 2012 9:10 am

UFC NEWS – The Ultimate Fighter Brazil To Feature 145 and 185 Pound Fighters – Finals Set For PPV

UFC officials today confirmed that the first international edition of “The Ultimate Fighter” reality series is set to feature up-and-coming featherweight and middleweight fighters. The Brazilian edition of the show will put Vitor Belfort opposite Wanderlei Silva and the two will take to a June pay-per-view event to settle their coaching rivalry. The shows four-finalists...

Jan 11, 2012 8:17 pm

UFC NEWS – Anthony Njokuani vs. John Makdessi In The Works For UFC 145

According to UFC officials, lightweights Anthony Njokuani and John Makdessi have verbally agreed to meet at UFC 145 this March, as the promotion made the announcement earlier today. Njokuani is coming off a split decision loss to Danny Castillo just a few weeks ago at UFC 141, as Castillo was able use his wrestling pedigree...

Jan 11, 2012 8:16 pm

UFC And Fox Looking To Return In May For Third Network Show

“The third FOX special will be on 5/5, which is notable because that will likely be the night of a major boxing PPV most likely involving Mayweather, and they’ll promote it as if the MMA fights will be over before the Mayweather fight starts.” Dave Meltzer, editor of the Wrestling Observer newsletter, is reporting that...