Archive: MMA NEWS

May 6, 2014 12:32 pm

Roan ‘Jucao’ Carneiro Latest UFC Vet To Join One-Night Tournament

Five fight UFC veteran, Roan ‘Jucao’ Carneiro is returning to Mixed Martial Arts action this June in Oklahoma. The American Top Team Fighter has verbally agreed to participate in ‘Battleground O.N.E.’ – The highly anticipated one-night, eight-man tournament set for Friday, June 27 at BOK Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Carneiro last saw action in October, securing...

May 6, 2014 12:25 pm

QUICK TWITT | GSP Chillin With Ludacris In The Club

Hailing straight from ‘The Dirty’, famous rapper, Ludacris got a chance to kick it with former UFC welterweight champion, Georges St-Pierre and he was thrilled. The caption from ‘Luda’ reads,“George St Pierre in the fuckin CLUB!!! #thoughtihadseenitall #epic” Really cool meeting @Ludacris on the weekend! — Georges St-Pierre (@GeorgesStPierre) May 5, 2014

May 6, 2014 11:55 am

Sonnen: ‘My UFC career will not be complete until I fight Vitor Belfort’

“I think outside of Jon Jones, Vitor is the scariest guy in the UFC right now. Vitor’s and I’s paths will cross. There’s two guys that for my career to be complete, I have to fight. It’s Wanderlei Silva and Vitor Belfort. That’s not a secret. The UFC will tell you the same thing. It...

May 6, 2014 11:36 am

PHOTO’s | Vitor Belfort Gives Back – Fights Bullying In Brazil

Vitor ‘The Phenom’ Belfort is giving back to the community with a campaign, teaching kids how to handle and deal with Bullying. “I have a great project here in Brasil fighting bulling in school,” said Vitor through his official Instagram. “Everything is ready this is a dream for me and my family. Helping changing the...

May 6, 2014 11:29 am

VIDEO | Ross Pearson Puts In Work – WOW!

Ross ‘The Real Deal’ Pearson is currently preparing for his upcoming bout against Diego Sanchez. The two lightweight fighters face off on the UFC Fight Night 43 main card.

May 6, 2014 11:20 am

PHOTO | Mike ‘Quick’ Swick Kickin It With An Eagle

UFC veteran, Mike ‘Quick’ Swick is making the best out of his life on the sidelines. Taking to Thailand to live a life in paradise, the TUF veteran and fan favorite AKA member recently took to his instagram with a cool collage of him and an eagle.

May 6, 2014 11:13 am

Injured T.J. Grant Removed From UFC Rankings

  Top UFC lightweight T.J. Grant has been removed from the UFC’s official rankings following a lengthy layoff from competition. The Canadian grappler rose through the UFC’s lightweight ranks to earn a title shot against Benson Henderson. An injury forced him out of that contest, making way for Anthony Pettis and the rest of the...

May 6, 2014 10:52 am

Tecia Torres: ‘I’m going to win TUF 20’

“I am going to win this season. Someone said you need a humble cockiness, and I think that’s what best describes me. I don’t think I’m better than anybody, but when I go out there, I perform well and use everything to my advantage. I use my size to my advantage, I use my quickness...

May 6, 2014 10:38 am

Anderson Silva Cleared To Train – Possible End-Of-Year Return To The Octagon

  Anderson Silva has been cleared to resume training.   MMAJunkie spoke to Silva’s longtime manager, Ed Soares, who informed them that Anderson Silva‘s doctor from Los Angeles’ Kerlan-Jobe clinic cleared the ex-champ to begin training in MMA.   When asked what’s in store for Anderson (and his fans) upon his return, Soares said “We’ve talked with...

May 6, 2014 10:37 am

VIDEO | ‘UFC 173: Barao vs. Dillashaw’ Preview

Owner of a remarkable 35-fight unbeaten streak, Renan Barao will put his UFC bantamweight title on the line when he faces talented contender TJ Dillashaw in the main event of UFC 173 on May 24th. Plus, Daniel Cormier defends his perfect record against light heavyweight legend Dan Henderson, and welterweight knockout artists Robbie Lawler and...

May 6, 2014 10:18 am

PHOTO | Bisping Featured On Odd Russian Book Cover?

Michael Bisping woke up two-days ago in shock and awe over a new book he’s featured in. “So, apparently I’m on the cover of some Russian book about crime”, said the UFC middleweight on instagram. “Lol. Anyone know what it says on the cover? And what the hell is with fists. I’m not gonna even...

May 6, 2014 10:14 am

VIDEO | Ronda Shows Off Speed & Accuracy With Sparring Partner

UFC bantamweight champion, Ronda Rousey is a force of nature. The undefeated wrecking machine has risen to super stardom in a record amount of time and is single handily responsible for women in the UFC. Recently, ‘Rowdy’ took to her instagram with video’s and pics from a recent ‘4 Horse Women’ seminar’. Check it:

May 5, 2014 6:16 pm

Rousey Blasts TUF Production For Being Too ‘Reality TV’ish’

UFC champ, Ronda Rousey has had it with ‘The Ultimate Fighter’ crew and she isn’t being shy about it. In a recent interview with The Canadian Press, she revealed all. Check it: “I don’t watch ‘The Ultimate Fighter’ now that I know how much bull is in it. I don’t support it. I used to...

May 5, 2014 6:09 pm

Cole Miller: ‘Glass Jaw’ McGregor Going Down With One Punch

“Man, he’s talking about stopping me in the first round, I am going to be the one that stops him in the first round. His jaw is going to be so weak from running his mouth, the first punch that I hit him with is going to lay him out.” Headlining the UFC’s upcoming trip...

May 5, 2014 6:05 pm

Vitor: ‘I Feel Like An Animal Off TRT’

“Whoever has the belt will be my next opponent. That’s a fact. I feel like an animal. The Holy Spirit gives me everything I need. I’m training like an animal. Nobody trains harder than me. My hormone stays at 200 today, and the normal range is from 300 to 800. (TRT) raised my levels to...

May 5, 2014 5:39 pm

Chad Mendes: ‘I’d Beat The Sh!t Out Of McGregor’

“Bottom line, this guy is the biggest shit talker I have ever seen or heard in my entire life. Basically, what he’s doing is trying to get up in the top mix as quickly as he can because he hasn’t fought anybody. I don’t know why this guy thinks he can win one or two...

May 5, 2014 5:35 pm

Khabib Pokes Fun At Thomson Phone Scandal, Offers To Fight Either Diaz Anytime

UFC lightweight fighter, Khabib Nurmagomedov is no stranger to the fight callout. The unbeaten, Russian based, fighter has tried effortlessly to get top lightweights to fight him. In the wake of the recent Josh Thomson twitter scandal, Nurmagomedov thought he’d have a bit of fun. Check it: My phone wasn't stolen last night while at...

May 5, 2014 5:30 pm

Aldo Seeking Knock Out In Mendes Rematch

“We already know each other so there’s nothing to hide,” he said. “I just have to get ready for the fight. Every fight is a new fight. We will study his fights and see all the details, things that he may have evolved or not. We will study his game and get there to defend...

May 5, 2014 5:23 pm

King Mo: ‘Rampage Is Getting His A$$ Whooped’

“We’re not boys. I never talk to Rampage on the phone, maybe once, three or four years ago. I don’t know shit about Rampage, I knew he’s from Memphis. Other than that, I can’t say too much about him. I don’t know that dude, I don’t know. We ain’t boys, we’ve never been boys.” “I...

May 5, 2014 5:13 pm

Tate Thinks Rousey vs. Carano Is A Joke Based On Looks

“I really feel that it’s just kind of a joke. It really is. Gina was a great fighter, and she’s a beautiful women. Ronda is a great fighter, and she’s an attractive girl. But to say that Gina should be able to come in after five years of nothing and take on arguably the best...

May 5, 2014 4:57 pm

FREE FIGHT VIDEO | Matt Brown vs. Mike Swick

Four of Matt Brown’s last five bouts have ended in finishes, including this UFC on FOX 5 main card win against Houston native Mike Swick. Brown shows off his versatility, outsmarting Swick on the ground and on his feet.

May 5, 2014 12:27 pm

Nate Diaz Blasts Thomson – Doesn’t Buy Stolen Phone Excuse

Earlier today we reported that Josh Thomson called out Nick and Nate Diaz, insulted them through twitter then recanted his statements and said his phone was stolen. Now, we have a response for the Diaz Brothers. You got drunk talked a bunch of stupid shit when you woke up you panicked an #backpeddled #sorryasslittlebitch #whatreallyhappened...

May 5, 2014 12:13 pm

Thomson Cries Foul In Anti-Diaz Brothers Twitter Tirade, Did Not Call Nick A B!tch

Over the weekend, Josh ‘The Punk’ Thomson’s twitter account posted the following. I knocked out your brother, I’ll knock ur bitch ass out in San Jose July 26th.Let’s do it Bitch, San Jose vs Stockon. Yup, FUCK U NICK DIAZ!—  Josh Thomson (@THEREALPUNK) May 04, 2014 Obviously, the post is out of character for Thomson, and...

May 5, 2014 12:05 pm

VIDEO | Ultimate Insider: Matt “The Immortal” Brown

Welterweight Matt Brown went to Cuba to train with its national team to help specifically with his boxing and wrestling. He called it a humbling experience because he found out there was another level of fighting.

May 5, 2014 11:42 am

UFC’s Sarah Kaufman Involved In Car Accident

Top female bantamweight fighter, Sarah Kaufman was involved in a dangerous motor vehicle accident over the weekend. Fortunately for fight fans, she’s OK. Check it: Running red lights is NOT COOL! Now I need a new car….#pissed — Sarah Kaufman (@mmasarah) May 4, 2014 Thanks for the concern. I'm a bit sore but no...