Archive: MMA NEWS

Jun 19, 2013 9:55 am

VIDEO | Anderson Silva Pre-Fight Interview: ‘Weidman needs to work on his striking’

“Weidman got good jiu-jitsu and great wrestling, but he needs work with his stand-up. “Every fighter commits mistakes. I just have to look for the right opportunity to capitalize on his mistakes. Everyone has their strong points. Everyone has their weak points.” Every fighter has weak points and every fighter makes mistakes. At UFC 162,...

Jun 19, 2013 9:45 am

Chael Sonnen Has A Real Beef With LeBron James And He Explains It Here

“His name being brought up prompted it. He makes Urkel look cool. I would have liked to call him a twat, but they changed subjects. Let me tell you a story about LeBron. He asked the UFC for tickets for my fight against Anderson Silva. We sit the guy front row, and all through the...

Jun 19, 2013 8:53 am

Lamas Removed From UFC 162, Boetsch vs. Munoz Promoted To Main Card

When the ‘Korean Zombie’ got shifted to Brazil to face Jose Aldo, he left Ricardo Lamas without an opponent for UFC 162. The UFC his apparently opted against filling that vacancy and instead will give Lamas his show money for stepping down and not competing on July 6. With the UFC 162 event now absent...

Jun 19, 2013 8:34 am

Former UFC Fighter Paul Kelly Handed Down 13 Year Prison Sentence For Drug Trafficking

Former UFC welterweight and lightweight, Paul Kelly, was sentenced in his heroin trafficking case this week after a four-day trial found him guilty of basically being a drug kingpin in his home of England. The Liverpool Echo has the story: West Derby ‘hard man’ Paul Kelly, 29, who earned up to £100,000 a year on...

Jun 18, 2013 1:37 pm

Free Fight Video | Terry vs. De La Torre From Last Weekend’s Arise FC Event

Upstart promotion, AriseFC made its debut last Saturday from the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, California. With a near sold out crowd, the mixed Muay Thai/MMA card delivered fireworks, including the main event between James Terry vs. Mike De La Torre which is featured above.

Jun 18, 2013 1:08 pm

Quick Twitt | Ellenberger And MacDonald Go At It

UFC on FOX 8 welterweights Jake Ellenberger and Rory MacDonald traded verbal jabs yesterday on twitter. Check it out: St. Pierre: I stole your truck. I have the pics of you & Rory. Let's talk — Jake Ellenberger (@EllenbergerMMA) June 8, 2013 Rory: Strained Peas. SAM'S CLUB — Jake Ellenberger (@EllenbergerMMA) June 15, 2013 McDummy...

Jun 18, 2013 1:02 pm

VIDEO | Following Schaub Disaster Metamoris Sets Up New Rules

At the Metamoris 2 event in Los Angeles, California UFC heavyweight fighter, Brendan Schaub failed to deliver on any real level of entertainment or competitiveness. As a result, Ralek Gracie, made the video entered above explaining some rule changes to their events.

Jun 18, 2013 12:51 pm

Quick Twitt | Florian Takes up With White, Blasts Mazzagatti

Former UFC fighter turned commentator, Kenny Florian, took to twitter recently to echo the sentiments of, his employer, Dana White in regards to the reffing abilities of Steve Mazzagatti. Mazzagatti has been a ref for so long yet still doesn't know the sport & now Kizer is defending him. Unfortunate. He should be reprimanded. —...

Jun 18, 2013 12:29 pm

VIDEO | Cat Zingano Gets her Knee Drained

From Cat’s Youtube: After surgery Cat’s knee had a ton of fluid in it. She went in a couple of times to have it drained to relief the pressure and pain it was causing.

Jun 18, 2013 8:49 am

Pat Barry’s Manager Says Fight Ending Blow At UFC 161 Was An Eye Gouge

In the opening bout of the UFC 161 main card, heavyweight Shawn Jordan took out veteran Pat Barry in less than one minute. After connecting with a perfectly placed uppercut, Jordan proceeded to land a flurry of punches that ended the fight. However, Barry’s manager, Brian Butler, has said that it was an eye gouge...

Jun 17, 2013 12:51 pm

Woodley: I Believe I Won The Fight

“I said he wasn’t going to take me down and I meant that. He tried 18 times; he got zero takedowns. From a statistics standpoint I was pretty overwhelmed with the fact that I was 64% on punching, I kicked him and dropped him to the ground twice, and I spinning back fisted him and...

Jun 17, 2013 12:47 pm

UFC President Dana White Admits He Was Wrong About Jon Fitch

You rarely hear Dana White say he was wrong about something, but when it come’s to Jon Fitch that’s what just happened. “I wasn’t right. I cut Jon Fitch, I said he went 1-2-1 since 2011, and he’s on the downside of his career. He’s 35 years old, he hasn’t looked impressive at all, but...

Jun 17, 2013 12:31 pm

Dan Henderson Open To Going Down In Weight Following Most Recent Defeat

“Yeah I’d consider [a drop to middleweight]. I mean I don’t feel weak or overpowered at 205, but yeah I would consider it, I weighed in at 204 today and didn’t miss a meal… I got a couple trips planned with my kids this summer. I would at least like to have the summer this...

Jun 17, 2013 12:18 pm

After UFC 161 Win Over Woodley, Shields Wants A Top 5 Guy

“I really was trying to put on an exciting fight.Sometimes I don’t put on the best fights so I wanted to put on a good fight and I felt like he was really defensive which bummed me out a little bit, but I was able to show off my stand up and out strike him...

Jun 17, 2013 12:15 pm

Passed Up On Title Shot, Lamas Is Still Getting Paid According To UFC Boss

“You have two guys who both could’ve gotten this fight and Ricardo, unfortunately, I know is bummed out. And I told him, ‘You’re in that place that Chuck Liddell was in at one time. You’re in that place that Carlos Condit was in at one time. And you’re in that place that Johny Hendricks has...

Jun 17, 2013 12:05 pm

Dana White: ‘All the Fighters Are Picking Weidman Over Silva’

“All the pros, when you talk to all the fighters – every fighter out there that I’ve talked too that we’ve interviewed thinks Weidman is going to beat him [Silva]. Georges St. Pierre thinks he’s going to win so much that he didn’t even want to plan to fight Anderson.” Is the reign of Anderson...

Jun 17, 2013 11:59 am

Patrick Cote On His New Role As TUF Coach

In a true comeback story, Patrick Cote has gone from fighting for the UFC title, to fading into the regional circuit but now, after a resurgent UFC placement, he is back in the spotlight as TUF coach. It was announced last week that Patrick Cote would be responsible for the Canadian Team of fighters in...

Jun 17, 2013 11:49 am

VIDEO | Pat Barry Forced To Blow Softly After UFC 161 Loss

UFC Heavyweight fighter, Pat Barry lost his fifth UFC fight last weekend and is likely on the chopping block. However, despite the loss, Pat Barry has other issues to worry about and he documents them in this video blog.

Jun 17, 2013 11:45 am

Rashad Evans vs. Glover Teixeira? – “Suga” Says He’s There

“Whoever the UFC puts against me, I’m there. I heard that Glover said he’d like to have a fight with the winner. I’m not calling anybody out, but whoever the UFC says will be a good fight, I’m not turning anybody down. I like the fight.” Following his 15-minutes in the cage with Dan Henderson...

Jun 17, 2013 11:37 am

WSOF 3 Salary Report: Fitch/Burkman Top Payroll

Is there money to be made outside the UFC for UFC vets who still want to fight? Last Friday The World Series Of Fighting returned with their third event headlined by Jon Fitch vs. Josh Burkman at the HArd Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. A modest $200,000 payroll was turned in by the...

Jun 17, 2013 11:28 am

White: Criticism For Belfort’s TRT Use Is ‘Unjust’

“I think Vitor has been unjustly beat down for the TRT thing. You guys know how I feel about TRT. But he’s done everything the right way and been within the limits he’s supposed to be in. He will end up fighting in the States. He’s been fighting in Brazil because he does well in...