Archive: MMA NEWS

Nov 27, 2012 2:45 pm

Ten Best – BJ Penn’s Most Memorable Moments | UFC NEWS

On December 8th, former UFC welterweight and lightweight champion BJ Penn returns to the Octagon to battle young gun Rory MacDonald. It’s the latest big fight for “The Prodigy” and one which may very well join the fights below as a defining moment in his storied career. Caol Uno – November 2, 2001 – UFC...

Nov 27, 2012 12:53 pm

UFC on FOX 5: MacDonald Dishes Out Words for War Against BJ Penn | UFC NEWS

The anticipation continues to rise as we approach the December 8th return of “The Prodigy” BJ Penn. Standing opposite of Penn in the UFC octagon on that upcoming December night will be the rising Tri-Star gym standout, Rory “Ares” MacDonald. The fight, which will be featured on the main card of the upcoming UFC on...

Nov 27, 2012 12:27 pm

Alessio Sakara Inks Four Fight UFC Contract Extension | UFC NEWS

UFC middleweight Alessio Sakara’s recent disqualification for pummeling Patrick Cote in the head during UFC 154 this month results a A four-fight contract extension.  Sakara’s manager Lex McMahon reveals to mmafighting.com  “We believe this gesture is indicative of the level of respect the UFC has for Alessio and we want to thank Dana White, Joe Silva, Lorenzo...

Nov 27, 2012 12:27 pm

Former WEC Announcer In For Bruce Buffer At UFC on FX 6 | UFC NEWS

UFC anchor Bruce Buffer is set for his announcing role at The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale, which takes place Dec. 15 in Las Vegas.  While, Former WEC announcer Joe Martinez makes his debut on UFC on FX 6 event, which takes place on Saturday, Dec. 15 as well – airing live in the U.S. on...

Nov 27, 2012 10:23 am

Coach: If GSP Won’t Fight Anderson Silva Nick Diaz Will | UFC NEWS

“We’re pushing for the GSP fight. That’s what we’re going to push for, GSP or Anderson Silva. That’s the two fights that interest us the most, and that’s the one’s we’re going for.[Silva’s] people are into it. We’re into it. The fans, I think, would be into it. We’ve got convince Dana about it now....

Nov 27, 2012 9:57 am

Rashad Evans Offers Intimate Look at His Pivotal Fights on UFC TONIGHT: SPECIAL EDITION

On this week’s UFC TONIGHT SPECIAL EDITION: RASHAD EVANS FIGHTER’S CUT, FUEL TV gets intimate with former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Rashad Evans as he watches two of his most memorable fights and explains his actions and thoughts during the bouts. Starting with his UFC 88 upset against Chuck Liddell and then going into his...

Nov 27, 2012 9:49 am

With Melendez out, Masvidal vs Healy now targeted for “Strikeforce: Champions” event | MMA News

With Strikeforce lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez out with an injury, #1 contender Pat Healy (28-16 MMA, 6-1 SF) will now face Jorge Masvidal (23-7 MMA, 5-1 SF) at the “Strikeforce: Champions” event set for January 12, 2013.  Healy, who earned his title shot with a unanimous-decision win over Mizuto Hirota at July’s “Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Kennedy” event,...

Nov 27, 2012 9:45 am

Erick Silva Focused On Weighty Issues Following Fitch Defeat | UFC NEWS

“I won’t permit it to happen again. I will be attentive to the weight, I will work it well. I won’t have much on me by the end of the year. In the last fight, I thought that it would be better to get heavier in the final stages of training but afterwards I realized...

Nov 27, 2012 9:39 am

Anthony Pettis Doesn’t Respect Donald Cerrone The Man | UFC NEWS

“[Cerrone] waited until I was hurt to call me out. When I was healthy, before I got the surgery, he didn’t want to fight me…I respect his skills but as a person, I don’t respect him at all. The way he went about the fight, if you want to fight, tell me when to fight,...

Nov 26, 2012 10:54 am

MMA Poll | Should Ronda Rousey Headline A UFC Pay-Per-View Event?

Much has been made of the UFC’s decision to create the first ever female division. With WMMA’s leading lady, Ronda Rousey, leading the charge WMMA is expected to make it’s UFC debut in the first quarter of 2012. As far as female mixed martial arts has come, has it come far enough for the UFC’s...

Nov 26, 2012 10:43 am

Bellator Implements Championship Bout Rematch Clause To Contracts | MMA NEWS

In a creative twist to the standard fight contract, Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney announced today that his fight promotion will start implementing a championship rematch clause in their bout agreements. What this means is that at their discretion they can grant an automatic rematch to any champion dethroned by his title challenger. Here’s the letter...

Nov 26, 2012 10:37 am

UFC’s Dong Hyun Kim Says 90% Of UFC Fighters Are On the Juice | UFC NEWS

“While a lot of people believe doping tests work, just like a breathalyzer test you can get away with it by just controlling timing. Most of the steroids user just cycle and get by the tests. It’s almost like other athletes look down on you as an idiot if you don’t do steroids. It’s like...

Nov 26, 2012 10:12 am

Silva Coach Discusses Gameplanning For Jon Jones | UFC NEWS

The world wants Anderson Silva to face on of his divisional neighbors and prove his dominance over other champions. On one side you have Georges St-Pierre and on the other it’s Jon Jones. While most of the attention and focus is on a GSP vs. Silva super fight, X-Gym coach, Josuel Distak briefly discussed a...