Archive: featured

Dec 23, 2011 9:00 am

UFC NEWS – Diego Nunes Sends Clear Message To Gamburyan: "I'm going to knock you out"

A bitter rivalry finally comes to the Octagon as Diego Nunes faces Manny Gamburyan at UFC® 141. Nunes comes prepared: he has a powerful training ally in Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo. Will “The Gun” have enough ammo to annihilate the “The Anvil”? Nunes promises no less than a knockout. Facebook streams start at 7:15PM/4:15PM ET/PT...

Dec 23, 2011 6:00 am

UFC NEWS – I Can Take Anyone Down In The UFC, Says Lesnar

“Honestly I feel comfortable on my feet and I don’t feel threatened in any area by this guy (Overeem) at all. There hasn’t been anybody in the UFC that I haven’t been able to take down. The issue is we just have to be able to keep them there.” During the UFC 141 media rounds,...

Dec 23, 2011 5:40 am

UFC NEWS – Cerrone Not A Fan Of Nate Diaz: Recounts Locker Room Altercation

”… I go over and introduce myself and go, ‘What’s up Nate? I’m ‘Cowboy,’ He fu**in’ slapped my hand away and called me a punk-ass motherfu**er and told me to ‘get on.’ I was like, ‘Sh*t, alright.’ I don’t know what to say to the dude. I don’t know what his point… I guess he...

Dec 23, 2011 5:20 am

UFC NEWS – Munoz Says The UFC Can Cancel Security Plans For Sonnen In Brazil

And that’s because Chael Sonnen won’t be getting his title shot against Anderson Silva after Mark is done with him. That is of course, according to Munoz… “They don’t need to have security around (Sonnen) because he ain’t going to Brazil. I kind of feel disrespected a little bit, but you know what? It is...

Dec 23, 2011 5:00 am

MMA NEWS – Ishii On Fedor: He May Be In Trouble In The Clinch

“I would not say that I have any real advantage over Fedor. The man is a legend and has faced all styles. But I am confident wherever this fight goes. Whether we stand and trade or on the ground. As far as my Judo against him, well yes I do feel my Judo will play...

Dec 23, 2011 4:45 am

UFC NEWS – Aaron Rosa vs. James Te Huna Added To UFC on FX 2

A light-heavyweight contest has been added to the UFC’s return trip to Australia in March. Aaron Rosa will meet Australian native James Te Huna on the UFC on FX 2 fight card. UFC on FX 2 is set to feature a main event welterweight bout between Martin Kampmann and Thiago Alves. The Allphones Arena in...

Dec 22, 2011 3:31 pm

MMA NEWS – KJ Noons: I Can’t Retire Off The Purses I Make In MMA

“I love my job, fighting. But there is a life after fighting. I’m still young, I still want to fight, don’t get me wrong on that. There’s a life after fighting. It just made me think when I got married — it’s hard to make a living on fighting, and some guys in their young...

Dec 22, 2011 12:18 pm

UFC NEWS – QuickTwitt: Oliveira Out of UFC on FX Fight Against Madadi

Oliveira who was originally scheduled to face UFC newcomer, Reza Madadi, has been forced to withdraw from his scheduled appointment on FX due to a nagging hand injury, that despite doctors assessments will not be healed in time for the fight. Click here for the latest UFC on FX coverage provided by BJPENN.COM

Dec 22, 2011 11:15 am

UFC NEWS – Mir On Overeem: His Arms Are Too Big To Land Chokes

“I think that Alistair obviously just uses his ground game to avoid taking punishment and that way, when he gets back up to his feet, he’s very damaging. I think he does have an excellent guillotine but Lesnar doesn’t really shoot with his head on the side and kind of wade right in like, Hrmm,...

Dec 22, 2011 11:00 am

MMA NEWS – Coker Picks Melendez Over Edgar In Hypothetical Champ vs. Champ Match

“I believe he is the No. 1 lightweight in the world. Believe me, those other guys, I take nothing away from them. Listen, styles make fights, and I’m really looking at Frankie Edgar and Gilbert, that match-up as to who would win that fight and how that fight would look. Ben Henderson, Cowboy Cerrone, all...

Dec 22, 2011 10:57 am

MMA NEWS – Alexis Davis Lined Up for Strikeforce in March

Alexis Davis will return in to action in March for a Strikeforce event to be held in Ohio. The Canadian native is on a three fight win streak (2-0 in Strikeforce) and is itching to get back in the cage. Although her opponent has not been announced yet, Davis voiced that she wouldn’t mind fighting...

Dec 22, 2011 10:45 am

UFC NEWS – Dan Hardy Would Like To “Smash” Matt Hughes

“I’ve mentioned Matt Hughes to Lorenzo [Fertitta]. He’s been on a rough streak as well recently, he’ll look at me and see I’ve lost four fights and think he can outwrestle me. I also genuinely don’t like him. I need a fight to get up for and I’d take great pleasure in smashing him in...

Dec 22, 2011 5:45 am

UFC NEWS – Brock Lesnar Makes Millions in 2010

A recent report from ESPN the Magazine stated that the WWE star turned UFC fighter accrued 5.3 million dollars for fighting in 2010. While most top fighters in the UFC only earn figures in the hundreds of thousands, Lesnar is known to bring in mainstream crowds towards the UFC’s ever growing mixed martial arts niche....