Archive: MMA NEWS

Apr 16, 2013 9:52 am

GSP Weigh-In Controversy – An In-depth Look

A story that once seemed to have little legs continues to trot on. The Georges St. Pierre weigh-in controversy from UFC 158 has survived for over a month now and continues to puzzle. Official statements and complaints fall from the woodwork while suspicious videos are pulled down then pop-up again. Zane Simon at Bloody Elbow...

Apr 16, 2013 9:49 am

Betting Odds: Edgar-Swanson Open Up As Favorites Over Siver-Oliveira

UFC 162 is set to go down from Las Vegas, Nevada on 4th of July weekend. On the fight card are to pivotal featherweight bouts between four top-of-the-food-chain fighters. Former UFC lightweight champion is set to square off with Charles Oliveira and top contenders Cub Swanson and Dennis Siver are also paired up to fight....

Apr 16, 2013 9:27 am

TUF 17 Winner, Kelvin Gastelum Planning Drop To 170

“I was sitting in my office one day. And then I saw the (TUF 17 tryouts) ad and I was like, ‘Hey, I guess I’m going to go and tryout, see what happens.’ Because before that I was struggling. I was about ready to quit MMA for a while, and just get another job because...

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 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...