Archive: Jacob Volkmann

Jul 12, 2014 8:06 pm

Jacob Volkmann & WSOF Exec Engage In Twitter Beef

Former UFC lightweight fighter, Jacob Volkmann is apparently fed up with WSOF VP, Ali Abdelaziz and it all boiled over on twitter. Check it: Before signing with @MMAWorldSeries read my next few texts. @ufc @BellatorMMA — Jacob Volkmann (@JacobVolkmann) July 12, 2014 2 days before i signed with @MMAWorldSeries i received a text from Ali,...

Feb 8, 2014 11:35 am

Bobby Green vs. Jim Miller added to UFC 172 in Baltimore

Bobby Green (22-5 MMA, 3-0 UFC) will look to keep his perfect UFC record intact when he faces perennial contender Jim Miller (23-4 MMA, 12-3 UFC) at April’s UFC 172 event in Baltimore. UFC officials announced the lightweight bout on Friday evening. Strikeforce import, Bobby Green, will be looking for his eighth-straight victory when he...

Nov 20, 2013 9:13 am

TUF Contestant Cody Bollinger Wants To Kick Obama’s Ass

Cody Bollinger, who was recently kicked off the The Ultimate Fighter season 18 cast after failing to make weight, seems to again have made a mistake that could affect his future. Bollinger, after watching President Barack Obama recite Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address, took to facebook to threaten the president. Apparently, Bollinger was upset that Obama...

Jul 10, 2013 10:10 am

Chuck Liddell Responds to Gripes About Fighter Pay

By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA Former UFC light heavyweight champion and current VP of Business Development recently responded to growing complaints about fighter pay. On SiriusXM Fight Club, Liddell talked about his own past with the UFC, explaining that monetary compensation in any sport is based on performance. “Those guys have got ot understand, this is...


Jun 21, 2013 9:00 am

Jacob Volkmann Had Seizure Prior to WSOF3 Fight

  By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA World Series of Fighting lightweight, Jacob Volkmann, told Sherdog.com’s “Beatdown” Radio that he suffered a seizure the day before he fought Lyle Beerbohm at WSOF3 in Las Vegas last weekend.   As he was resting prior to weighing in on Thursday, Volkmann explained, “The maid knock[ed] on my door and...

Jun 15, 2013 1:36 am

WSOF 3 Main Card Recap: Josh Burkman Puts Jon Fitch to Sleep in Under A Minute

By JAKE CHASTAIN | Last night was a success for NBC Sports Network and World Series of Fighting as it’s WSOF 3 event showcased some pretty exciting, entertaining fights. Although the event had to battle through some difficulties with injuries prior to Friday night (June 14th) the main card on NBC Sports Network delivered. The...

Jun 7, 2013 1:00 pm

Jon Fitch and Jacob Volkmann Talk UFC Fighters’ Union During WSOF 3 Media Call

Just one week before Jon Fitch and Jacob Volkmann are set to debut for the World Series of Fighting against Josh Burkman and Lyle Beerbohm, respectively, the two fighters spoke to the media answering questions about their recent departures from the UFC.   Inevitably, questions for both fighters focused on the UFC’s decision to let...

Jun 5, 2013 11:18 am

Rolles Gracie injured and off of World Series of Fighting 3 card; Fight cancelled

Rolles Gracie is now off of the WSOF 3 card due to injury as reported by mmafighting.com. WSOF matchmaker Ali Abdel-Aziz also confirmed Rolles injury on Wednesday to mmaweekly.com. With Gracie injuring his wrist it has forced him off the card and made the WSOF officials have to shuffle it’s fight card. Gracie was set...

Jun 5, 2013 10:04 am

Kenny Florian: “Fighters deserve to get paid more”

By Evan Stoumbelis – @MMAEvan Kenny Florian spoke to the New York post recently about how the UFC pays it’s fighters, following comments made by former UFC fighters Jacob Volkmann and John Cholish who recently spoke against the amount of money the UFC actually pays it’s fighters. “I think the fighters do deserve to get...

May 22, 2013 10:24 am

Bitter Jacob Volkmann Plans On “Exposing” UFC For What They Are

“Very bitter. They always claim that they treat the fighters so well. Yeah, they treat the top five percent of the fighters well – the ones that are on the main card all the time. They don’t treat the rest of them very well. The healthcare plan is horrible, with a $1,500 deductible per injury...

Feb 20, 2013 9:35 am

UFC Lightweight Jacob Volkmann Cut from UFC Roster | UFC NEWS

UFC Lightweight fighter, Jacob Volkmann, announced last night via Twitter that he was cut from the UFC.  Earlier today, he posted that “I[t] wasn’t @danawhite[‘s] decision to cut me it was Joe Siva’s.”   Volkmann (15-4), who fights out of White Bear Lake, Minnesota, saw action most recently on the undercard of UFC 156, where...