Archive: MMA NEWS

Feb 19, 2013 10:55 am

Dana White to Fighters: You Dont Turn Down Joe Silva

Dana White has always favored fighters who step up and take fights when they are called upon. He has always shown love for a guy who comes out and says, ‘I want to fight this guy! Please make it happen.’ On the other hand, when a fighter does the opposite and says, ‘I DONT want...

Feb 19, 2013 10:26 am

Carlos Condit And Manager Release Statement On Booking Hendricks | UFC NEWS

It was announced yesterday that Johny Hendricks will face Carlos Condit as an injury replacement for Rory MacDonald at UFC 158 in Montreal on March 16. Below are official statements from Carlos Condit and his manager, Malki Kawa, regarding the change. “While I was disappointed to hear that Rory MacDonald is injured, I am glad...

Feb 18, 2013 7:30 pm

VIDEO | Matt Hughes On Retirement: “I Didn’t Want To Retire, But..” | UFC NEWS

In an interview with UFC Tonight’s Ariel Helwani, Matt Hughes talks about his new job as a liaison with the UFC, and his retirement from fighting in the organization. “I’m 39 years old, I’m not getting any quicker, I’m getting slower and it’s time to hang the gloves up.” When Ariel Helwani asks Matt if...

Feb 18, 2013 11:11 am

Diaz Camp Refutes Whites Claim: Nick Hasn’t Missed A Countdown Shoot | UFC NEWS

“Dana is mistaken. There is no ‘crew rolling around Stockton’ and Nick did not ‘miss’ three interviews. In fact, several earlier dates were arranged without Nick’s knowledge and with no notice to Nick. When Nick learned what had happened, I assisted him in arranging a date and time directly (Thursday, Feb. 14). Nick arrived early...

Feb 18, 2013 10:48 am

Dana White Puzzled Over Cyborg’s Move To Invicta | UFC NEWS

Over the weekend Dana White confirmed his knowledge of Former Women’s StrikeForce Featherweight Champion, Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos, signing with Invicta Fighting Championship. An all women’s organization in which Santos could find an opponent at 145 lbs. The confusion comes into play after Santos signed with Invicta, not because she is going to be fighting with...

Feb 18, 2013 10:08 am

VIDEO | Joe Lauzon Completes Food Decathlon | UFC NEWS

•One (1) KFC Double Down sandwich •One (1) Five Guys cheeseburger •One (1) Doritos Locos Taco •One (1) Small Wendy’s Fry •Five (5) McDonald’s Nuggets •10 oz. Glass of milk •One (1) Slice of Papa Gino’s Pizzas •Two (2) Dunkin Donuts •One (1) Burger King Hershey’s Pie •Five (5) Double stuff Oreo Cookies

Feb 16, 2013 10:13 am

VIDEO: Cyborgs Invicta Opponent Once Beat Up A Man | MMA NEWS

We just got word that female striking phenom, Cris Cyborg, has a new promotional home over at the all female promotion of Invicta FC. In her first contracted bout she will face unbeaten Brazilian Grappling sensation Ediane Gomez. To see some of Ediane’s handy work just hit play on the video above. Join the Forum...

Feb 16, 2013 10:08 am

Bas Rutten Critiques Lyoto: “Machida Doesn’t Have a Lot of Weapons” | UFC NEWS

In a recent interview with Spencer Lazara from mmainterviews.tv, Bas Rutten gave his opinion on Lyoto Machida. And quite an opinion it was.. Before he begins to talk about Machida, Rutten admits “I know Machida, and I’m going to get a lot of heat now..”. He then goes on to say “Machida doesn’t have a...

Feb 16, 2013 10:03 am

Cris Cyborg Leaves UFC, Gets First Opponent Booked Under Invicta Banner | MMA NEWS

Pound-for-pound great and devastating featherweight (145 pounds) KO artist Cris Cyborg (10-1, 1 NC) of Curitiba, Brazil has signed a multi-fight agreement with women’s world championship Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) promotion Invicta Fighting Cha! mpionships, it was announced tonight on “Inside MMA” on AXS TV. Cyborg will make her Invicta FC debut against streaking submission...

Feb 15, 2013 9:14 am

UFC ON FUEL TV 7 WEIGH IN RESULTS | UFC NEWS

The UFC on FUEL TV 7 Weigh-Ins took place today at the Wembley Arena in London. 24 fighters hit he scales and all competitors made their contracted weight. MAIN: (FUEL TV, 3 p.m. ET) Champ Renan Barao (134) vs. Michael McDonald (134) – for interim bantamweight title Dustin Poirier (145) vs. Cub Swanson (146) Cyrille...

Feb 14, 2013 11:40 am

POLL: Who is Your MMA Valentine? | MMA NEWS

Today is Valentines Day, a holiday for lovers to show their appreciation for one another. My Woman has made me a lucky man today, but what about those of you who are still on the hunt for your Valentine or just plain old want a popular MMA Figure on your arm. I have put together...

Feb 14, 2013 9:59 am

Dana White Confirms Luke Rockhold vs Vitor Belfort UFC Brazil | UFC NEWS

UFC President Dana White confirmed that plans are in place for Vitor Belfort vs. Luke Rockhold yesterday while in London. A date and venue have not been confirmed yet, but it will likely take place during the second quarter of 2013. The fight will headline a major event in Brazil, and the winner will most...