Archive: MMA NEWS

Apr 16, 2013 9:11 am

Zingano: Ref Made The Right Call, Kept Tate Safe

“It sucks to have a controversial call. You never like to hear, ‘Oh, that shouldn’t have ended the fight’ or whatever. That sucks. I walked away because I felt she was done. If I didn’t think the fight was over I would’ve needed to be pulled off her. Between the three of us sitting right...

Apr 16, 2013 9:07 am

Dana White: Female Tryouts Felt Like TUF 1 All Over Again

“It was absolutely a historic day to have the women here for the first The Ultimate Fighter tryout. his is basically like the first season of The Ultimate Fighter to me… There are lots of girls out there that have taken taekwondo, judo, wrestling or mixed martial arts, and now they’ve got the opportunity to...

Apr 15, 2013 10:20 am

TUF Season 18 Gets New Day, New Time And New TV Network

A new network, new day and time, new coaches and new captivating storylines. The Ultimate Fighter, the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s signature reality series, moves to FOX Sports 1, FOX Sports’ newly minted multi-sport national cable channel, when it returns in September. The series, featuring UFC® women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and challenger Cat Zingano as...

Apr 15, 2013 10:15 am

VIDEO | Mark Munoz Blog

UFC middleweight fighter Mark Munoz takes us a long a typical day in the life of a UFC fighter.

Apr 15, 2013 9:00 am

VIDEO | J. Jones Gives Sonnen The Silent Treatment

Jon Jones and Chael Sonnen spoke with Jon Anik during the TUF 17 Finale. While Sonnen was more than willing to talk about their upcoming fight at UFC 159, “Bones” wasn’t quite as eager as his opponent.

Apr 15, 2013 8:53 am

Salary Report: Faber / Miller top TUF 17 Finale Payroll

Last Saturday the UFC returned to The Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas for ‘The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale’. The promotion spent a disclosed $508,500 in fighter salaries with Urijah Faber and Cole Miller leading the charge and taking home the lions share of that figure. Cole Miller rounded out the Facebook.com preliminary card...

Apr 15, 2013 7:51 am

VIDEO | Ronda Rousey Post TUF 17 Finale Media Scrum

See what the UFC’s bantamweight champion, Ronda Rousey, had to say about the announcement of her next opponent as well as her upcoming stint as a coach on “The Ultimate Fighter” reality show.

Apr 15, 2013 7:35 am

Following Gonzaga Win Browne Wants Top 10 Opponent

“I think I’m starting to get some of the recognition that I may not have gotten before, and I think it’s due. I think I’ve put in some of my time — what’s this like my sixth or seventh fight in the UFC? And I’m coming off of one loss in my career and, yeah,...

Apr 15, 2013 7:31 am

Miesha Tate “Pissed” With Ref Stoppage In Zingano Bout

“I’m pissed to say the least. I’m definitely not happy. I still feel like I was in the fight. I don’t for one second feel like it should have been stopped. I’m a fighter and I wanted to keep fighting.” “Kim came in and told me before we ever left the locker room that, ‘If...

Apr 15, 2013 7:21 am

VIDEO | Watch Gastelum Derail The Uriah Hall Hype Train

Last weekend Kelvin Gastelum became the youngest fighter to win “The Ultimate Fighter” reality series. He did so by defeating one of the hottest prospects to ever walk off the set of the show in Uriah Hall. Check out highlights from the fight in the player above.

Apr 15, 2013 7:12 am

VIDEO | Faber vs. Jorgensen Full Fight Highlights

In the main event of last Saturday’s TUF 17 Finale event, Urijah Faber and Scott Jorgensen squared off in a bantamweight bout. If you missed this fantastic fight, hit play above and catch all the highlights.

Apr 13, 2013 12:18 pm

John Makdessi vs Edson Barboza Added to UFC 162

Independence Day weekend just got that much better. The already impressive UFC 162 fight card has just added a lightweight war between John Makdessi (11-2) and Edson Barboza (11-1). Barboza is coming off a first round submission win over Lucas Martins in January. This made for a triumphant return after a huge upset loss (first...

Apr 13, 2013 11:45 am

Uriah Hall: I’m not ready for Anderson Silva

UFC President Dana White has called him the most feared man to ever walk onto The Ultimate Fighter set. His coach, Chael Sonnen, has called him an instant contender in the UFC’s middleweight division. Uriah Hall, has made a global impression amongst MMA fans for his complete and utter dominance inside the cage of this...

Apr 13, 2013 11:32 am

Tate on Rousey: I want her to be scared after Saturday night

When fans think of WMMA the first fighter that comes to mind is usually Ronda Rousey. However, before Ronda held Strikeforce gold, it was Miesha Tate who was on the tip of everyone’s tongue. Now, just a few hours removed from her UFC debut, the former Strikeforce Queen, lets the UFC production crew know that...

Apr 13, 2013 11:25 am

UFC Champ, Rousey Believes Fallon Fox Holds Unfair Advantage Over Female Combatants

UFC Female Bantamweight Champion, Ronda Rousey, took to the airwaves to give her thoughts on one of the most controversial topics in MMA today, Fallon Fox. In her interview with AXS TV the female champ gives her take on whether or not the transgendered fighter has an advantage in the cage. “In Fallon Fox’s case,...

Apr 13, 2013 11:18 am

Belcher: Belfort Cannot Win Big Fights Without TRT Use

“The Talent” Alan Belcher has been making waves in the media while leading up to his showdown with Michael Bisping at UFC 159. In his latest interview he not only does his best to promote his fight, but he also takes some jabs at a legend of the sport, Vitor Belfort. Belfort was forced to...

Apr 12, 2013 4:16 pm

TUF 17 Finale: Faber vs. Jorgensen Weigh-In Results

The Ultimate Fighter Season 17 is nearly over. With just one more tournament fight between Kelvin Gastelum and Urijah Hall to determine the winner of the reality shows latest installment. Today the UFC hit The Mandalay Bay Events center in Las Vegas for the TUF 17 Finale weigh-ins and all but one man made their...