Archive: MMA NEWS


Jan 3, 2014 10:25 pm

‘UFC Fight Night 34: Singapore’ Live Preliminary and Main Card Results

Tonight (or this morning, depending on where you are tuning in from) the UFC brings us ‘UFC Fight Night 34: Singapore’! Marina Bay Sands is playing host to the event and it’s looking to be a good one. This bout can only be viewed if you have a UFC Fight Pass membership. If you don’t...

Jan 3, 2014 10:06 pm

Live On BJPENN.COM: UFC Special Press Conference Today 4:00 AM ET

The UFC announced that they will be holding a special press conference prior to UFC Fight Night 34: Singapore on Saturday, January 4 at 4:00AM/7:00pm ET/PT. It is rumored that the press conference is being held to announce that tickets for the TUF China Finale will be going on sale. The event is set to...

Jan 3, 2014 6:47 pm

Din Thomas Starting MMA Scouting Company

Din Thomas made his MMA debut in 1998, and fought for 16 years before deciding to retire on Jan. 2. Now, he is giving back to the sport that he made his career in and is starting an MMA scouting company to search for new talent. “We started a project called MMA Scouting Report,” Thomas...

Jan 3, 2014 6:36 pm

VIDEO | Ronda Rousey’s Former Coach & Teammate Show How To Defend Her Armbar

Apparently current UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has burnt some bridges. Her former judo coach and four-time Olympian Jimmy Pedro released a video showing how to defend Rousey’s signature armbar. Also in the video is Rousey’s former teammate and Olympian Travis Stevens. The story is not clear, and the reasons have not been discussed,...

Jan 3, 2014 5:20 pm

Chris Weidman opens as a 2-1 favorite over Vitor Belfort | UFC NEWS

The UFC Middleweight Champion, Chris Weidman, has opened as a 2-1 favorite over his next opponent, Vitor Belfort. Here are the current odds according to BestFightOdds.com: Weidman- -225 Belfort- +175 Weidman has not been the favorite since before he fought anyone named Anderson Silva. In their first fight back in July 2013 at UFC 162,...

Jan 3, 2014 2:38 pm

UFC 170 Bout Between Gilbert Melendez and Khabib Nurmagomedov Is Not Happening

The idea of a bout between lightweights Gilbert Melendez and Khabib Nurmagomedov for UFC 170 has officially been scrapped. Gilbert Melendez was the first to throw out the challenge after his victory against Diego Sanchez. Not only did Nurmagomedov agree, but he kept lobbying for the fight days after Melendez first mentioned it. Reports started...

Jan 3, 2014 1:17 pm

Tatsuya Kawajiri Plans to Introduce New Move In His UFC Debut: The ‘Kawa-Chan Hold’

Tatsuya Kawajiri will finally be making his Ultimate Fighting Championship debut this Saturday at ‘UFC Fight Night 34: Singapore’. The Japanese native will be facing fellow octagon newcomer Sean Soriano in a featherweight bout. Kawajiri is looking to make a name for himself in his first fight inside a Zuffa cage, and he intends to...

Jan 3, 2014 12:36 pm

UFC Opens Office in Brazil

The UFC has made a major impact in the country of Brazil since its return in 2011, and 2014 brings with it new changes to how the UFC will operate there. According to MMAfighting, Grace Tourinho, the UFC’s managing director, announced that the UFC will open its own office in Brazil to run local events...

Jan 3, 2014 7:26 am

Cung Le Plans 2014 Return To The Octagon – Wants Bisping, Wanderlei

     The last time we saw Cung Le in the Octagon, he was delivering one of the most brutal knockouts of 2012 to the head of his unwilling victim, Rich Franklin. And although the 41-year-old has had a lengthy stretch of inactivity since that violent matchup, Le has no plans of calling it quits just yet.   “I plan to...

Jan 3, 2014 7:14 am

Arantes vs. Blanco added to UFC Fight Night 36 in Brazil

The UFC will be back in Brazil this February. UFC Fight Night 36 will take place Feb. 15 at Arena Jaragua in Jaragua do Sul, Santa Caarina, Brazil with middleweights Lyoto Machida and Gegard Mousasi topping the bill. The card airs on FOX Sports 1 and streams on UFC Fight Pass, the promotion’s new digital network....

Jan 3, 2014 7:13 am

Former UFC fighter Din Thomas retires from MMA

After 15 years of competing professionally in mixed martial arts, former UFC fighter Din Thomas (26-9 MMA, 5-4 UFC) has decided to call it a career and hang up the gloves. A longtime member of American Top Team, Thomas first fought for the UFC in June of 2001 against future UFC lightweight and welterweight champion...

Jan 3, 2014 6:18 am

Max Holloway Looking To Start 2014 With A Bang At UFC Fight Night 34

At 22, Max Holloway is the fourth youngest member of the UFC roster. After spending 2013 winless after two consecutive decision losses to Dennis Bermudez and Conor McGregor, Holloway is looking to rebound with a victory over his opponent Will Chope at UFC Fight Night 34. Holloway is 3-3, with his three losses coming in...

Jan 3, 2014 6:17 am

Bobby Green Explains ‘Crappy’ Reason He Had To Pull Out Of UFC On Fox 9

Well, we now know why Bobby Green didn’t face Abel Trujillo last month at UFC on Fox 9. We may not have wanted to know, but it is what it is. Apparently, Green has been facing issues recently. As stated on his official twitter account: @Blademov79 @UFCNews @AbelTrujillo1 @jamievarner Something happened after the Krause fight...

Jan 3, 2014 6:17 am

VIDEO | UFC Singapore: The Main Event

Former Strikeforce welterweight champion Tarec Saffiedine makes his awaited UFC debut against hard-hitting Korean knockout artist Hyun Gyu Lim in a bout certain to shake up the talent-rich 170-pound weight class.

Jan 3, 2014 6:15 am

Travis Browne: “I’m that guy who works his ass off”

“I’m that guy who works his ass off, who shows the guys sitting on the couch that he should go do what he loves. I’m an average person, I just decided to work hard and dedicate myself to something. That’s the only thing that separates people like me from people sitting on the couch. I...

Jan 3, 2014 6:15 am

Matt Serra on Silva Fight: Weidman ‘Did the Right Thing’ Checking That Kick

At UFC 168, Chris Weidman defeated legendary fighter Anderson Silva for the second time in a row via a gruesome leg kick-check, which unfortunately resulted in Silva’s leg breaking horrendously. Since the victory, some fans have strangely called into question Weidman’s performance in the fight, with comments directed at the check itself, the “fluke” nature...