Archive: MMA NEWS

Feb 5, 2013 10:34 am

Pettis Books Aldo Title Fight For August 3 | UFC NEWS

With a division as ripe as the UFC’s 145-pound weigh-class, it’s hard to understand why title challengers keep dropping down to face the Brazilian born champion, Jose Aldo. The latest to do so is lightweight contender Anthony Pettis, who will make the transition to featherweight on August 3rd to fight for UFC gold against Jose...

Feb 5, 2013 10:23 am

Magalhaes Responds To Critical Phil Davis | UFC NEWS

“I’m not gonna disagree with him, that I’m being a troll on Twitter, because I got what I wanted, I got the fight. As far as how the fight is gonna go, I’m gonna get what I want there, too. It’s gonna be a win for me. What is he gonna do? Outwrestle me? That’s...

Feb 5, 2013 10:15 am

For The First Time Ever UFC Officials Release Fighter Rankings | UFC NEWS

The UFC has never set in place a rankings system to classify their fighters as top 10 caliber. Until recently, the media and fans and commentators were all pretty much left to speculate on who was top 10 worthy. While all opinion based, the UFC took to some key members of the media to come...

Feb 5, 2013 10:12 am

Dana White: The Blackzilians Have Some Work To Do | UFC NEWS

“Blackzilians didn’t represent [at UFC 156]. It was a bad night for them. In the first round, [Overeem] was running into a clinch. He wasn’t throwing anything. Running into a clinch, his hands were down by his knees. Yeah, it was a weird fight. “I don’t know if he thought he could out-slick him and...

Feb 5, 2013 10:00 am

Phil Davis On Magalhaes: He Doesn’t Deserve To Fight Me | UFC NEWS

“You know, If I say it simply, he is out of my level, he doesn’t deserve to be fighting me, I feel like that sounds worse than it actually is and it almost sounds like I am talking about his character a person rather than his fighting skills. So let’s say, what he’s done in...

Feb 5, 2013 9:49 am

COACH | Anthony Pettis Motivated To Be The Next Anderson Silva

“Besides, he’s coming into the prime of his life. He wants to fight now. He’d fight next week if [the UFC] gives him a body; that’s his attitude. He’d fight three more times this year if you could.” “He wants to fight Aldo and then fight for the lightweight title. I’m all for it if...

Feb 4, 2013 11:00 pm

UFC 156 Medical Suspensions Report: 13 Fighters Out, Including Overeem / Edgar | UFC NEWS

Last weekend UFC 156 took place from The Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. Thirteen of the evenings competitors have received medical suspensions from the Nevada State Athletic Commission. The full list of required medical suspensions is as follows: Antonio Rogerio Nogueira: Suspended indefinitely until cleared by ophthalmologist for potential right eye injury Frankie...

Feb 4, 2013 12:12 pm

Salary Report: Rashad Evans Tops UFC 156 Payroll | UFC NEWS

The Nevada State Athletic Commission has released the disclosed fighter salaries from last weekend’s UFC 156 event. Former UFC light-heavyweight champion, Rashad Evans, took home the largest cut on the night even in defeat. His teammate, Alistair Overeem, came in a close second for his third round loss to “Bigfoot” Silva. The full UFC 156...

Feb 4, 2013 11:25 am

VIDEO | Benavidez vs. McCall Highlight | UFC NEWS

Video: Highlights: UFC 156: Benavidez – McCall The Flyweights kicked the pay-per-viwe card last Saturday at UFC !56 and here is a highlight of one of the more memorable bouts of the evening.

Feb 2, 2013 11:05 am

Dana White To Tito Ortiz: Ronda Rousey Blows You Out Of The Water | UFC NEWS

“Tito “Ortiz came out the other day and said, ‘What has Ronda Rousey done? Ronda Rousey hasn’t even proven herself yet. She hasn’t proven herself’” said White. “What the f—! Tito was a junior college wrestler. Ronda is an Olympic-level athlete who won a f—ing medal at the Olympics. Ronda Rousey’s first nine fights have...

Feb 1, 2013 5:36 pm

UFC 156 Weigh-In Results: Three Miss Weight | UFC NEWS

UFC 156 takes place tomorrow in Las Vegas and the fighters took to the scales today to make their bouts official. Three fighters missed the mark, but only one conceded while the other two were given an additional time allowance to make the required weight limit. Here are the results from today’s UFC 156 weigh-in...