Archive: middleweight

Apr 13, 2013 8:18 pm

Four Win $20K Ultimate Fighter Season 17 bonus’

By Evan Stoumbelis (@MMAEvan) Tonight as we watch the end of one of the most exciting seasons of the Ultimate Fighter that saw Kelvin Gastelum defeat one of the greatest fighters in the history of TUF Uriah Hall the UFC announced the winners of the season bonus’. Winners receive a $20,000 bonus. Knockout of the...

Feb 1, 2013 3:26 pm

Dana White: I’d like to see Anderson Silva at 205

By Evan Stoumbelis UFC President Dana White expressed his vision of Anderson Silva moving up to the light heavyweight division and making a run at the 205 pound strap Thursday during the UFC 156 press conference. Silva has fought in the light heavyweight division three times during his career, going 3-0 with 3 first round...

Dec 11, 2012 4:56 pm

Jon Jones says he isn’t afraid of Anderson Silva

By Evan Stoumbelis As an MMA fan it would be nearly impossible not to hear all the talk of a potential superfight between Anderson Silva, and either Jon Jones or Georges St. Pierre. Jon Jones has shot down ideas of a superfight between him and Silva saying that neither of them wanted to pop the...

Sep 6, 2012 4:39 pm

Jason 'Mayhem' Miller charged in naked church incident

By Evan Stoumbelis Former UFC Middleweight and former Bully Beatdown host Jason ‘Mayhem’ Miller has been charged with misdemeanor vandalism after breaking into a church and reportedly spraying a fire extinguisher around the building before taking a nap on a couch on the second floor while wearing absolutely nothing. Mayhem has been accused of doing...

Aug 30, 2012 7:28 pm

Leites: Silva didn't not finish me on purpose

By Evan Stoumbelis Former UFC Middleweight Thales Leites responded to Anderson Silva‘s comments today that the Middleweight Champ took it easy on Leites in their title fight because of their friendship. “First, I want to say that Anderson never attended the New Union, never seen him there, we were never friends or acquaintances besides our...

Aug 13, 2012 2:26 am

Weidman Comments On Anderson Not Accepting Bout And States That He's A 'Stylistic Nightmare' For The Champion | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Middleweight Contender Chris Weidman comments to ESPN. Weidman in his last bout dominated and finished Mark Munoz at UFC on Fuel TV: Munoz vs. Weidman. Following the bout Weidman called out UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva, however Silva’s managment were quick to dismiss Weidman’s challenge. Weidman commented on Silva’s management dismissing him...

Jul 30, 2012 1:08 am

Weidman Thinks Anderson Is Trying To Avoid Him | "It’s like they’re trying to avoid my name being mentioned at all" | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Middleweight Contender Chris Weidman in an interview with MMAWeekly. Chris Weidman upset the odds at UFC on Fuel TV: Munoz vs. Weidman defeating Mark Munoz in dominant fashion. After the bout Weidman called out UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva however Silva’s management have been dismissive of Weidman’s challenges labelling him a joke...

Jul 29, 2012 9:20 pm

The Saga of Nick Diaz Continues I Editorial

  Nick Diaz has a habit of trash talking and calling out just about any fighter he wants to on any given week. Most recently, he has called out middleweight champion, Anderson Silva in a bizarre move that would lead fight fans to assume that Nick Diaz is out of retirement and looking for an...

Jul 25, 2012 4:51 pm

Belfort vs. Belcher Official For UFC 153 | UFC News

Rumored middleweight opponents Vitor Belfort (21-9 MMA, 10-5 UFC) and Alan Belcher (18-6 MMA, 9-4 UFC) are now officially set to fight at UFC 153. Belcher and Belfort will fight to determine who is in the high rankings of the middleweight division. A spectacular finish may even advance the winner to a number one contender...

Jul 14, 2012 1:21 pm

Bisping vs. Stann Booked For UFC 152 | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Michael Bisping vs. Brian Stann booked as the co-main event for UFC 152 the event is set to take place on on Sat., Sept. 22, 2012, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The news comes directly from the UFC official website. Bisping is currently still recovering from surgery on his knee. The injury forced him out...

Jul 14, 2012 10:35 am

Mike Dolce Thinks Every Fighter Can Learn Something From Chael Sonnen | UFC NEWS

By Jonathan Kirschner Mike Dolce went from having a lackluster career as a mixed martial arts fighter to having a very successful career as a nutritionist for some of the top athletes in the world today. One of the high-profiled names that he helps reach his desired weight on fight day is Chael Sonnen, who...

Jul 13, 2012 12:08 pm

Lack Of Strikeforce Promotion Angers Tim Kennedy | STRIKEFORCE NEWS

By Jonathan Kirschner Tim Kennedy/Luke Rockhold and Nate Marquardt/Tyron Woodley will be fighting for their respective Strikeforce titles this Saturday. Usually a card like this would have the attention of mixed martial arts fan masses from around the world, but this weekend’s card seems to be a bit different. Earlier this week Zuffa and Strikeforce...

Jul 13, 2012 11:42 am

Sonnen Calls Knee to The Face Fair Play | UFC NEWS

On a recent airing of UFC Tonight, middleweight contender Chael Sonnen discussed his UFC 148 title fight, admitting the controversial Anderson Silva knee did in fact hit him in the face. However, he does not “dispute the result”. “The knee got me in the face … and when he hit me with it I remember...

Jul 2, 2012 2:35 pm

Editorial Spotlight | Why Chael Sonnen Will Defeat Anderson Silva (Again) at UFC 148

Every generation has its popular myths. From the body humors of ancient Greece and Rome to man-made global warming today, some boneheaded beliefs refuse to die quick deaths, waiting instead on history to correct them. One such bit of snake oil being peddled today is the popular, but fatally flawed, idea that UFC Middleweight Champion...