Archive: MMA NEWS

Sep 9, 2013 8:49 am

FREE FIGHT VIDEO | Watch All The TUF 18 Elimination Fights In Full Right Here

16 fights took place between 32 fighters to make the final cut and move into the Ultimate Fighter: Rouey vs. Tate house. Last Wednesday on the shows debut, the UFC and FOX aired only a small handful of these fights in their entirety due to time constraints. Now, thanks to the UFC we can enjoy...

Sep 9, 2013 8:42 am

FREE FIGHT VIDEO | Urijah Faber vs. Renan Barao

In July of last year, Renan Barao and Urijah Faber squared off for the UFC’s interim bantamweight title. In the absence of the injured Dominick Cruz, Renan Barao was crowned the champion and now faces Eddie Wineland in the UFC 165 co-main event later this month.

Sep 8, 2013 6:16 pm

Cheick Kongo vs. Mark Godbeer set for Bellator 101

Former UFC heavyweight Cheick Kongo (18-8-2 MMA) will make his Bellator MMA debut later this month, as it was announced Saturday that Kongo will face fellow promotional newcomer Mark Godbeer at Bellator 101 in Portland. Kongo was last seen in action at UFC 159 in New Jersey, where the Frenchman suffered a first-round KO loss to Roy “Big Country” Nelson. Prior...

Sep 7, 2013 11:46 am

Benson Henderson Releases Statement On Elbow Injury Suffered In Pettis Fight

Former UFC Lightweight Champion “Smooth” Benson Henderson visited Dr. Brian Shafer this week and learned that there is no structural damage to his elbow. Dr. Shafer is an elbow specialist in Phoenix and a team physician with the Los Angeles Dodgers. There is no specified timetable for Benson’s return to the Octagon. Statement from Benson...

Sep 7, 2013 11:31 am

Stefan Struve: “Retirement is not an option”

Earlier in the week UFC President Dana White came out and stated that he thought Stefan Struve’s fighting career was over. The 7-foot tall heavyweight’s torn heart is a condition that the UFC boss can’t fathom a recover from. Struve, at just 25-years-old believes that his run towards the top of the UFC’s ladder is...

Sep 7, 2013 11:25 am

Fight Night 28 Medical Suspensions: All Fighters Sidelined

The Brazilian Athletic Commission has suspended 22 UFC fighters following last Wednesday’s ‘UFC Fight Night 28: Glover Teixeira vs. Ryan Bader’ event, three of which could be suspended for as long as six-months. While a bulk of the suspensions are for precautionary reasons and are just a standard practice, some of the competitors will need...

Sep 7, 2013 10:49 am

EXCLUSIVE | Duane “Bang” Ludwig Discusses Team Alpha Male’s Recent Success and Their Hunt for UFC Gold | Late Night Cage Side Radio

By JAKE CHASTAIN | This week on’s Late Night Cage Side Radio the boys in shop invited Team Alpha Male coach, Duane “Bang” Ludwig, onto the airwaves to discuss several different topics, including the recent streak of success he’s helped bring to the Team Alpha Male camp. Ludwig, who was a fighter in the UFC himself,...

Sep 6, 2013 3:00 pm

BJ Penn Video Update: Penn vs. The Bull of Hilo

Where in the world is BJ Penn? Well, as of yesterday, the former two-division UFC world champion was in his hometown of Hilo, HI taking on a different type of opponent in an entirely different sport! “Penn vs. The Bull of Hilo” is just a quick update from the Prodigy and what he’s been up...

Sep 6, 2013 2:57 pm

VIDEO | ‘UFC 165: Jones vs. Gustafsson’ Extended Preview

Light heavyweight champ Jon Jones believes in his skills while challenger Alexander Gustafsson is confident he can walk away with the belt around his waist. Plus, interim bantamweight championship between Renan Barao and Eddie Wineland.

Sep 6, 2013 2:54 pm

Bryan Caraway Changes Tune On Ronda Rousey

  One of Ronda Rousey’s biggest career antagonists happens to be the boyfriend of her TUF coaching opposite, Bryan Caraway. The two UFC fighters have bickered back and forth in the public eye for month’s if not years at this point and now Caraway has shown the first signs of respect towards the UFC’s female...

Sep 6, 2013 2:48 pm

Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante vs. Igor Pokrajac set to fight at UFC Fight Night 32

The UFC announced on Thursday that Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante would fight Igor Pokrajac on November 9th at UFC Fight Night 32. The former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion Cavalcante will be looking for his first win since joining the UFC. Feijao has great hands and looked very impressive in his MMA career with all of his...

Sep 6, 2013 2:22 pm

PHOTO | Dan Henderson and Vitor Belfort Square Off In Brazil

Set to fight in the cage for the second time in their storied career, Dan Henderson and Vitor Belfort recently squared off for Camera’s in Brazil while in town for last Wednesday’s Fight Night event. Dan Henderson walked away with the win in their first matchup. Will history repeat itself, or will Belfort get redemption?

Sep 6, 2013 2:13 pm

James Krause vs. Bobby Green Booked For Nov. 6 Event

A lightweight bout has been added to the upcoming Fight For The Troops event in the form of James Krause vs. Bobby Green. UFC officials announced the contest via twitter this afternoon. UFC Fight Night 31 or ‘Fight For The Troops 3’, is set to go down from Kentucky’s Fort Campbell on November 6th. The...

Sep 6, 2013 2:00 pm

Liz Carmouche vs. Alexis Davis Booked For Fight Night 31

A female bantamweight bout has been booked for The UFC’s Fight Night 31 event in the form of Liz Carmouche vs. Alexis Davis. UFC officials announced the fight this afternoon via their official twitter account. UFC Fight Night 31 or ‘Fight For The Troops 3’, is set to go down from Kentucky’s Fort Campbell on...

Sep 6, 2013 12:54 pm

NSAC raises the threshold on marijuana by 300%

One by one different athletic organizations have chilled on the numbers on marijuana limits that a mixed martial artist can have in his or her system both pre and post-fight. First was the World Anti-Doping Agency. Now jumping on board is the Nevada State Athletic Commission is relaxing its numbers. The latest news came from...

Sep 5, 2013 10:38 am

UFC Heads Back to Sacramento for UFC on FOX 9 on December 14

The UFC will be returning to Sacramento, California for the last UFC on FOX card of 2013, marking the organization’s first fight in the city since 2007.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA UFC announced on Twitter Wednesday that it will be returning to Sacramento, California on December 14 for a UFC on FOX card.  Officials...

Sep 5, 2013 10:25 am

Jacare Souza Changes Tune, Would Fight Teammate Anderson Silva For Title

UFC middleweight fighter, Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza knocked out Yushin Okami Wednesday night in a fight that has him knocking on the door of a title shot at 185 lbs.  When asked about that match up, however, Jacare was less than thrilled at the idea of facing fellow Brazilian fighter, Anderson Silva, though he conceded that...

Sep 5, 2013 10:15 am

Glover Teixeira on a Fight vs. Jon Jones: ‘He will go down’

With a first-round TKO victory over Ryan Bader at UFC Fight Night 28 Wednesday night, Glover Teixeira earned himself the next shot at the UFC light heavyweight title.  While his opponent depends on the outcome of the upcoming Jones vs. Gustafsson match-up, Teixeira is hoping to face Jon Jones- and confidently so.   By Christopher...

Sep 5, 2013 10:09 am

Dana White Thinks Stefan Struve’s Career Is Over

“Yea, what he has is a serious condition, you know, and I honestly don’t think he ever will [fight again]. He’s got a rip in his heart. And you know, it’s one of those freak things that happen to people, and I love the kid. The kid’s got, no pun intended, but he’s got unbelievable...

Sep 5, 2013 10:02 am

QUICK TWITT | Ian McCall & Louis Gaudinot Engage In Twitter Beef

Two UFC flyweights are going at it on twitter. Apparently Ian McCall doesn’t like TUF veteran Louis Gaudinot and Gaudinot fired back at the man they call ‘Uncle Creepy’ via twitter. Gaudinot recently dropped his UFC 164 fight to Tim Elliot via unanimous decision and McCall was there to throw some salt on that still...

Sep 5, 2013 9:41 am

QUICK TWITT | Jon Jones: Glover Is A Rampage With Better Grappling

The UFC announced last night that Glover Teixeira will face the winner of this month’s Jones vs. Gustafsson UFC 165 main event. Glover successfully dispatched Ryan Bader with a first round TKO in Brazil to earn the shot. The Champ, Jon Jones, chimed in via twitter with his thoughts on the potential new challenger. Here...