Archive: featured

Dec 14, 2011 2:24 pm

UFC NEWS: Werdum Set To Return Against Big Country At UFC 143

Top 10 heavyweight fighter, Fabricio Werdum is making a comeback to the UFC against Roy Nelson on Super Bowl weekend. UFC 143 is set to take place at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas on February 4th. Nick Diaz will face Carlos Condit for the UFC’s interim welterweight title live on pay-per-view. After...


Dec 14, 2011 9:35 am

UFC NEWS – Overeem Would Like More Fair And Frequent PED Testing In MMA

“I’ll be tested four times in three weeks this month, so after this, there cannot be any more doubts. The thing is, I’ve fought in the States before and every time I got tested, I’ve never tested positive. So I don’t where all [the speculation about steroid use] is coming from. I’m too focused on...

Dec 14, 2011 7:15 am

UFC NEWS – Randy Couture Believes Xtreme Couture Sponsored Bisping Deserves Title Shot

In a recent interview with ESPN, “Captain America” voiced his opinion on British contender, Michael Bisping, in the Middleweight division. “He’s right up there in the top four or five guys in that weight class….You can split hairs on deciding who the No. 1 contender is. He’s coming off a great outing against Jason Miller,...

Dec 14, 2011 6:45 am

UFC NEWS – UFC 142 Prelims To Air on FX

Up until yesterday afternoon the UFC 142 preliminary card had no broadcast home. While the UFC has plans to feature all preliminary fights on FUEL TV in 2012, FUEL officials advised that if for some reason a card would not fit within their broadcast calendar an alternative FOX affiliate would be selected. For that reason,...

Dec 14, 2011 6:00 am

UFC NEWS – Struve Talks UFC on Fuel 1 Bout With Dave Herman

“We’re working on everything, same thing we do for every single fight. My wrestling, jiu-jitsu, kickboxing … I think I’m better standing up and on the ground. I think I’m the more technical striker. He’s got KO power but he still has to prove that against higher caliber fighters. Maybe his wrestling is better but...

Dec 13, 2011 6:19 pm

UFC NEWS – Overeem Complies With NSAC Ruling: Flew To The U.K. To Take Steroid Test

As part of his conditional license requirement handed down by the Nevada State Athletic Commission yesterday afternoon, UFC heavyweight fighter Alistair Overeem took a flight to the United Kingdom today to get his steroid screening done by an approved facility. These test results will not be available until Dec. 20, exactly 10 days prior to...

Dec 13, 2011 6:04 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC 140 Prelim Special On ION Brings In 808,000 Viewers

The UFC’s third trip to ION television yielded a respectable rating. Now that the UFC on SPIKE deal has pretty much reached its maturity and the live content on the station has ceased. The UFC opted to go with ION television for last weekend’s UFC 140 preliminary card. UFC 140 took place this evening from...