Archive: featured

Dec 27, 2011 3:01 pm

UFC NEWS – Camoes Fills UFC on FX 1 Vacancy: Set To Fight Madadi

Last week we announced that Rafaello Oliveira had been forced out of his bout with Reza Madadi set for the UFC’s debut on FX due to an injury. At the time of our initial announcement, no replacement opponent had yet been booked by the UFC. That however has changed as of today and Fabricio Camoes...

Dec 27, 2011 11:50 am

UFC NEWS – Mike Pierce Eyes TKO Stoppage Over Koscheck At UFC 143

“Josh Koscheck just seemed like the right guy. He’s a tough guy. He’s fought for the title. I think it will be a good fight, and it could do a lot of things for me in the UFC if I win… From a lot of people’s perspectives, this isn’t a fight that he necessarily wanted....

Dec 27, 2011 11:20 am

UFC NEWS – Frank Mir Thinks Overeem Is In Trouble Against Lesnar

“Brock doesn’t shoot that low. He’ll put his forehead in your chest, and he’s going to run you through. If he’s not able to take you down with that initial blast, he’s going to run you against the cage. Then he’s going to rip your legs out from under you. Now, you should have gotten...

Dec 27, 2011 10:57 am

UFC NEWS – Fans Invited To UFC 141 Open Workouts Tomorrow

Fans will be allowed to attend UFC’s “Lesnar vs. Overeem” press conference in the lobby of the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. The event will take place tomorrow, Wednesday, Dec. 28th, in an effort to build up the Dec. 30th UFC heavyweight title contender event. Also scheduled to speak at the press...

Dec 27, 2011 7:35 am

UFC NEWS – Cerrone Wants To Go Pro In Two Additional Sports

“My two goals next year (are): I’m trying to work with the PBR (Professional Bull Riders, Inc.). I actually want to ride. I want to work with the UFC and work with the PBR and make a publicity junket out of it. Get on one of the baddest m———–s. Why not? I’m (also) gonna become...

Dec 27, 2011 7:20 am

MMA NEWS – Green vs. Martinez Added To “Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine”

A lightweight bout has been added to next month’s Strikeforce show in the form of Bobby Green vs. Alonzo Martinez. Strikeforce officials announced the matchup this morning. “Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine” is set to go down on January 7 from The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas Nevada. In the main...

Dec 27, 2011 6:56 am

UFC NEWS – Gonzaga Ready For Another Run In the UFC

“It was natural. I feel I never left [the UFC]. The UFC is my home, they take care of me very good (and) I have a lot of friends there. I am excited to see everyone again…I know what everyone knows [about my opponent] Ednaldo is though fighter and come from a great camp. But...

Dec 27, 2011 5:30 am

UFC NEWS – Nothing to Hide: Voluntary Drug Tests to Clean Up the Sport?

Margaret Goodman, founder of The Voluntary Anti-Doping Association (VADA), recently created a program for boxing and MMA that allows fighters to sign up for unannounced drug testing by the organization. Test results would be forwarded to state commissions whom would review and penalize fighters for extraneous substance violations. The former ringside doctor for the Nevada...

Dec 26, 2011 6:12 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC on FOX 2 Loses Two Bouts Due To Injury

The never ending list of injured fighters has grown yet again, this time attacking the UFC’s return to FOX TV in January. Paul Sass, who was originally scheduled to face Evan Dunham, has been forced off the card due to an undisclosed injury presumably suffered while training and Eddie Wineland is out of his fight...

Dec 26, 2011 1:20 pm

UFC NEWS – Jones Can Beat Hendo Everywhere, Says Coach

“Dan’s big right hand is always a big challenge. [He’s] somebody that could be able to close that gap and find a hole and try to get to Jon’s chin. That’s probably the dilemma with him, but he’s small. I don’t think he can outwrestle Jon. I think Jon beats him everywhere. I don’t think...

Dec 26, 2011 1:00 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC 141: Cerrone Better Knock Me Out, Says Diaz

“I feel like I’m better than all the guys in my division. I don’t see where any of them are better than me. He’s definitely a guy that likes to fight and come forward. I think I’m better than him everywhere. On the feet, he better knock me out, if not, he’s gonna be in...