Archive: MMA NEWS

Apr 9, 2013 9:00 am

Frank Mir: ‘Cormier has nothing to lose except his limbs” at UFC on FOX 7

“[He has] nothing to lose. He goes out and fights somebody else that’s lower ranked, and he comes out and loses, he loses a lot of stock. He goes out against me, changes levels, takes a shot. I guillotine him and choke him out in, let’s say, 40 seconds. Does it really take anything away...

Apr 8, 2013 11:43 am

VIDEO | UFC 159: Jones vs. Sonnen Extended Preview

After trading words for months,UFC light heavyweight Jon Jones and perennial contender Chael Sonnen finally get to trade blows at UFC 159. Plus, Michael Bisping and Alan Belcher meet in a matchup of brash middlewieght strikers.

Apr 8, 2013 11:34 am

Gegard Mousasi Fought on a Knee that will Require Surgery | UFC NEWS

  An injury almost cancelled the main event of the UFC on Fuel TV 9 card this past Saturday.  Only, it wasn’t the injury that we all read about in the cut over Alexander Gustafsson’s eye.  Instead, the injury was that of Gegard Mousasi, who despite his opponent pulling out of the fight a mere...

Apr 8, 2013 11:20 am

Swedish Athletic Comisson facing review over Gustafsson fight ban

Dana White was ticked. The fans were confused. Alexander Gustafsson called it “a circus.” Now the regulating body for MMA in Sweden, the Swedish MMA federation is under investigation for refusing to allow Gustafsson to fight Gegard Mousasi in the main event of Saturday’s UFC on FUEL 9. According to an article by Gareth A....

Apr 8, 2013 11:19 am

Cyborg Santos vs Marlos Coenen To Headline Invicta FC 6 | MMA NEWS

The recently announced Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos (11-1) vs Marlos Coenen (21-5) title rematch will headline Invicta FC 6. The event is targeted for a mid-summer date, near the end of June or beginning of July. Location, venue, and broadcasting details have yet to be revealed. The first match was in the Strikeforce organization in January...

Apr 8, 2013 11:08 am

VIDEO | Dana White UFC on FUEL TV 9 Post-Fight Interview

UFC President Dana White talked with FUEL TV correspondent Gareth Davies after an incredible day of fights at UFC On FUEL TV 9. White talks Gustafsson’s injury, McGregor’s unreal debut and the Mousasi’s big win over Latifi. “There’s no doubt about it, the commission here did a horrible job with this fight.” “I don’t want...

Apr 8, 2013 10:45 am

VIDEO | UFC on FUEL TV 9: Mousasi vs. Latifi Fight Highlight

Former Strikeforce light-heavyweight champion, Gegard Mousasi, made his UFC debut last weekend in Sweden against last-minute replacement, Ilir Latifi. The Strikeforce veteran used a precise striking onslaught to easily walk away the victor.

Apr 8, 2013 10:14 am

VIDEO | INVICTA 5 Full Fight Replays

The UFC wasn’t the only promotion in town last weekend. Invicta FC put on their fifth show which featured a title fight, the return of Cyborg and many other highlights for WMMA. If you didn’t get a chance to check out the live broadcast of the event we have two of the fights here for...

Apr 6, 2013 3:46 pm

UFC Hands Out $60k Bonuses To Picket-Easton, McGregor & Madadi

This afternoon the UFC hit Fuel TV with UFC on Fuel TV 9 live from the Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. The event delivered a steady mix of fight results ranging from submission, KO, TKO and decision. However, four fighters stood out from the rest and earned themselves a nice $60,000 bonus for their...

Apr 6, 2013 2:17 pm

UFC On Fuel TV 9 Full Results

In rare fashion the UFC’s Saturday event is over right smack in the middle of the day. UFC on FUEL TV 9 took place from the Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden and featured a main event between two UFC newcomers in Gegard Mousasi and Ilir Latifi. In the end the superb striking prowess of...

Apr 6, 2013 2:07 pm

UFC ON FUEL TV 9 RESULTS: GEGARD MOUSASI DEF. ILIR LATIFI VIA UNANIMOUS DECISION

In the first round of our main event fight Gegard Mousasi stalked Ilir Latifi landing jabs and leg kicks and throwing a lot of faints to make Latifi wing shots that landed very far from target. Not many significant strikes met their mark. However in the second  Latifi landed a few hard strikes, but only...

Apr 6, 2013 1:38 pm

UFC ON FUEL TV 9 RESULTS: ROSS PEARSON STOPS RYAN COUTURE VIA SECOND ROUND TKO

The first round saw Ryan Couture establishing control of Ross Pearson against the fence, much like many of his father’s bouts. Couture went on in the second looking to repeat what he accomplished in the first by using his footwork and eventually work the clinch. Pearson however was the one landing the harder strikes, and...

Apr 6, 2013 12:31 pm

UFC ON FUEL TV 9 RESULTS: BRAD PICKETT DEF. MIKE EASTON VIA SPLIT DECISION

  Brad Pickett and Mike Easton took part in an exciting back and forth display of mixed martial arts. Both showcasing their fantastic stand up abilities as well as their wresting and ability to work off the fence. The two were very even after the first two rounds, scoring strong punches and kicks, and both...

Apr 6, 2013 11:41 am

UFC ON FUEL TV 9 RESULTS: AKIRA CORASSANI DEF. ROBERT PERALTA VIA UNANIMOUS DECISION

Akira Corassani and Robbie Peralta came out to stand and bang. Corassani was landing huge right hands, while Peralta landed strong punches of his own almost stopping Corassani in the second round. After two great rounds of very even stand up exchanges the fight was anyone’s to take. Corassani, knowing the fight to close to...

Apr 6, 2013 5:00 am

UFC ON FUEL TV 9: PRELIMINARY CARD RESULTS

UFC on FUEL TV 9 is going down today from the Ericsson Global Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. The Preliminary card starts early today at 7:50AM PT and the seven-fight preliminary event streams live on Facebook.com. If you didn’t rise early enough this morning, or missed the event entirely we will be posting the results from...