Archive: MMA NEWS

Apr 28, 2014 2:51 pm

Dana White on “Hilarious” Vitor’s Plan For Return: “He’s fooling himself”

Saturday we heard from former UFC champion Vitor Belfort, and he told us he was ready to fight and finally clean of TRT. “I did all the tests that Nevada requires,” Belfort said. Now, during his UFC 172 post-fight scrum, Dana White addressed Vitor’s statements, and he isn’t too impressed. Check it: “He’s gotta solve...

Apr 28, 2014 2:26 pm

Tito Ortiz Accuses The UFC Of Erasing Him From History

‘The Huntington Beach Bad Boy’ never thought his feud with Dana White would lead to this. A removal from the UFC record books. During Saturday’s UFC 172 broadcast, the production crew threw up an info graph (above) about the most successful light-heavyweights in the promotion’s history. Tito Ortiz, who claims to hold 15 wins in...

Apr 28, 2014 2:16 pm

Gomi: ‘I’ll stop drinking beer for a UFC title shot’

“Probably my next fight will be the one in Japan in September. I’ll grab a glass of beer once and then get back to training camp. Every day I’m thinking about retirement, but I know there’s going to be fun out there waiting for me to fight, so I’m still fighting. If I get a...

Apr 28, 2014 1:41 pm

Coach: Jon Jones ‘Disfigured’ Glover’s Shoulder With First Round Crank

Early in the first round of the UFC 172 main event, Jon Jones used an old wrestling trick in the clinch that cranks the arms of his challenger, and apparently sent him on a downward spiral. Glover’s longtime coach, John Hackleman explains: “I’ve never seen Glover lose a fight like this. I’ve never seen Glover...

Apr 28, 2014 1:23 pm

Jon Jones Happy To Finally Get Audience Cheers

“It was just great to have the crowd on my side again. It has been a long time, since I’ve had cheers. I figured it would be that way so I said let me really embrace this, let me really give this audience some entertainment. So it was just great. I was living it up....

Apr 28, 2014 1:04 pm

Jon Jones’ Brother Arthur Almost Started An MMA Career In 2011

Whether you love him or hate him, Jon Jones is one-of-a-kind in the world of  mixed martial arts. But he was almost two of a kind, back in 2011. The NFL lockout was in full effect, and Jones’ older brother Arthur decided that he would give another sport a try while he was in athletic purgatory....

Apr 28, 2014 12:32 pm

Miller Wants Fight with Nurmagomedov

Coming off his impressive first-round submission win over Yancy Medeiros at UFC 172, veteran Jim Miller didn’t bat an eye when asked about facing Khabib Nurmagomedov next. “I love that fight,” Miller told MMA Junkie. “I know how to strike, I know how to grapple, and I sure know how to wrestle, too. So I...

Apr 28, 2014 12:06 pm

QUICK TWITT | Bisping Answers Rockhold Callout, Wants To Fight

After Luke Rockhold’s utter domination of Tim Boetsch, he asked for a rematch against Vitor Belfort. In the same breath, he said that he also wouldn’t mind a fight against Michael Bisping. Bisping took to twitter with the following: So @LukeRockhold called me out. I'm more than happy to oblige. At least he will fight...

Apr 28, 2014 11:53 am

Jon Jones Breaks Multiple UFC Records In UFC 172 Bout

It’s hard to argue against Jon Jones’ claim as the best pound-for-pound fighter in the world. Even I can admit to being turned, seemingly overnight, into a ‘Bones’ fan and advocate. He’s pretty good guys. More impressive than his dominant title reign, is how he continues to break records, defy odds, and cement himself as...

Apr 28, 2014 11:43 am

VIDEO | Glover Update – ‘Lot of pain, but doing alright’

UFC 172 main event participant, Glover Teixeira tasted defeat last Saturday for the first time since 2005. The former number one contender in the UFC’s light-heavyweight division was cleanly dominated by, the champ, Jon Jones over the course of five-straight rounds. In a recent posting to his Instagram, Teixeira sent the following update to his...

Apr 28, 2014 11:27 am

PHOTO | UFC 172’s Max Holloway Drowns In Krispy Kreme Following Win

Following his impressive UFC 172 victory over, Team Alpha Male’s Andre Fili, Max Holloway told Joe Rogan that his coach promised him a barrel full of Krispy Kreme donuts if he won via submission. And, as the picture shows, he got his due. Holloway earned a third round submission victory in, last Saturday’s, UFC 172...

Apr 28, 2014 11:17 am

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighters React To Jones’ Win Over Glover Teixeira

Last Saturday in the UFC 172 main event, Jon Jones proved why he is one of the most feared men in Mixed Martial Arts. With his dominant win, UFC President Dana White is calling him the new pound-for-pound king and his fighting peers, aren’t arguing. Here’s the post-fight reactions: Haha never in my life would...

Apr 28, 2014 11:03 am

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighters React To Johnson’s Win Over Phil Davis

UFC 172 was the UFC’s only pay-per-view offering this month and it delivered. In the evening’s co-main event, Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson shocked the world by completely dominating, top UFC light-heavyweight contender, Phil Davis. After the fight, many took to twitter with their reactions. Check it: Anthony Johnson is a problem at this weight class wow....

Apr 28, 2014 10:45 am

PHOTO | Gomi & Vallie-Flagg Pose Post-Fight

Japanese MMA Legend, Takanori Gomi returned to action last Saturday during the UFC 172 preliminary card. Live on FOX Sports 1, the two lightweights engaged in what would be the ‘Fight of the Night’ earning bout that saw Gomi get his hand raised via unanimous decision. After the fight, Vallie Flagg sent out the following:...

Apr 26, 2014 10:10 pm

.gif | Jim Miller Chokes Medeiros Unconscious (Replay)

On the pay-per-view portion of tonight’s UFC 172 event, perennial lightweight contender, Jim Miller made short work of Yancy Medeiros with a first round fight ending choke. Watch more UFC 172 .gif’s HERE.

Apr 26, 2014 10:02 pm

.gif | Watch Benavidez Choke Out Elliott (Replay)

In the UFC on FOX Sports 1 UFC 172 Preliminary Card Headliner, Sacramento based fighter, Joseph Benavidez took out Tim Elliott late in the first with a nasty choke, forcing the tap. Watch more UFC 172 .gif’s HERE.