Archive: middleweight

Jun 15, 2012 12:15 pm

Dont Expect Sonnen To Beg For Your Approval | MMA News

By Evan Stoumbelis Chael Sonnen spoke with Dan Brood of The Times recently to tell him that when he gets into the octagon on July 7th he won’t be competing for the sake of North Americans. “We’re fans and we can cheer for whoever we want to cheer for. You want to back your guy....

Jun 12, 2012 4:30 am

Rich Franklin Considering Undergoing TRT To Prolong His Career | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Rich Franklin comments while appearing on The MMA Hour. Rich Franklin steps into the Octagon on June 23, 2012, to face Wanderlei Silva for the second time at UFC 147 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. In the interview with the MMA Hour the former Middleweight champion talks TRT as well as saying his...

Jun 7, 2012 4:20 am

With Bisping & Stann Out Injured UFC Match Up Lombard & Boetsch At UFC 149 | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Michael Bisping is out of his UFC 149 match-up with Tim Boetsch due to injury, however it is unspecified which type of injury Bisping has sustained. Yesterday also saw Brian Stann injured and out of the fight with Lombard. Middleweights Lombard and Boetsch were left without opponents and now have been matched-up...

May 29, 2012 3:50 pm

Anderson Silva Confirms Knee Is OK – Ready To Fight Sonnen | UFC NEWS

Recently, reports had been surfacing that UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson “The Spider” Silva had injured his knee in training and would seek medical attention to verify his ability to fight July 7 against Chael Sonnen. Luckily the champ has seen a doctor and tweeted that his knee is “doing very well”. “Gennnteeee my knee is...

May 21, 2012 11:02 pm

Anderson Silva Says He's Staying At Middleweight | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva in an interview with TATAME. Silva comments on staying in the Middleweight division. “We have a couple of athletes in the above division, which are Rafael Feijao (Strikeforce), who’s a big name in the division and Fabio Maldonado, who just fought and lost by points. We have...

May 21, 2012 1:01 pm

Mark Munoz | Lombard Doesn't Deserve A Title Shot | UFC News

http://youtu.be/y1uUI21fQKU Mark Munoz in an interview with allelbows.com Munoz comments on Hector Lombard potentially getting the Middleweight title shot. “Hector Lombard? Shoot, I got respect for that guy. He’s a good fighter and he’s already mixing up the water, I mean, he’s already doing that. But at the same time, I’ve been in this organization...

May 19, 2012 8:10 am

Chael Sonnen Wins Jim Rome's 2012 Smack-Off Award | UFC NEWS

By Jonathan Kirschner Chael Sonnen was recently featured on the Jim Rome Radio Show and took place in the annual “Smack-Off” competition. The “Smack-Off” is a contest where Rome provides a platform for listeners of the show to call in and speak their mind and give their best smack talk while Rome and other show...

May 10, 2012 7:57 am

VIDEO | Hector Lombard Ready To Blast Through UFC's Middleweight Division

As fans anxiously await the in-octagon debut of former Bellator Middleweight Champion Hector Lombard, he made an appearance on FUEL TV’s “UFC Tonight”. He talked about his recent UFC signing and briefly analyzed his highly anticipated bout with Brian Stann. “It was a very long process but I’m here in the UFC now so that’s...

Apr 18, 2012 5:17 pm

Bisping says he would've stopped Sonnen had their fight been five rounds

By Evan Stoumbelis: Middleweight Michael ‘the count’ Bisping said the following in a recent interview: “I think Chael will out-wrestle Anderson and beat him this time, and then I’ll get the rematch with Chael considering how close our fight was. If I had Chael over five rounds, I’d definitely beat him. In that last fight,...