Archive: MMA NEWS

Jan 16, 2013 6:05 am

Pat Healy’s Opponent, Kurt Holobaugh Gets UFC Contract Even In Defeat | UFC NEWS

If last weekend’s Strikeforce event was indeed a try out for the UFC, Pat Healy’s opponent, Kurt Holobaugh passed with flying colors. The featherweight competitor took the fight against Healy on just two-weeks notice in a division contested above his natural fighting weight and remained competitive for the majority of the match. His manager took...


Jan 16, 2013 5:20 am

Jon Jones: I’m wiser, stronger, and smarter | UFC NEWS

“The DWI obviously, I learned from that, I’ve grown from that and I’m a better man because of it. Wiser, stronger, smarter because of all that stuff. Tough year, fun year, crazy year. Lost some sleep some nights, celebrated some nights … too much, but it was life. I lived another year. I’m alive to...

Jan 15, 2013 11:42 am

“Just Scrap” Returns Tomorrow Night With The Comeback Of Cabbage Correira | MMA NEWS

Tomorrow night, at the Hilo Civic Center, the “Just Scrap” promotion returns to action with a fully stacked 12-fight event featuring the highly anticipated return of UFC veteran Wesley “Cabbage” Correira. In the other headlining slot, Chad “Brahma Bull” Thomas is set to take on the very tough Doug Hiu in a heavyweight attraction that...

Jan 15, 2013 10:36 am

UFC 159: Jones vs. Sonnen Tickets On Sale Jan 23rd | UFC NEWS

UFC light heavyweight champion and New Yorker Jon “Bones” Jones returns to Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. on Saturday, April 27 to defend his title against controversial and unpredictable star, Chael Sonnen. The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced today that it will be returning to the Garden State this spring for this long awaited grudge match between two of the...

Jan 15, 2013 8:20 am

Michael Bisping: “I’m destined to be world champion” | UFC NEWS

“No, absolutely not. Listen, I haven’t fought for the title yet and I think I’m destined to be world champion one day. No one works as hard as me. I’ve got the skill set, I’ve got the tools, and I’ve got the mental capacity to achieve that. You know, the mental toughens that’s required. I...

Jan 15, 2013 7:30 am

Belfort: Politics Not Merit Earn UFC Title Shots | UFC NEWS

“There’s not much I can say about what qualifies you for a shot at the title in the UFC. It hasn’t been happening much by merit, but by politics. I can’t answer you that. The one who can is Dana White. I just do my job, which is to fight and win. My right is...

Jan 15, 2013 6:50 am

Photo | Bas Rutten Undergoes Neck Surgery | MMA NEWS

Bas Rutten recently sent out a photo in his post-op room following successful neck surgery. He took to facebook with an explanation as to why he went under the knife: “… tomorrow morning I will get my neck surgery…. They will fuse three discs together in my neck which will make space for my nerves...

Jan 15, 2013 6:30 am

The 7 Most Annoying Things About MMA | MMA NEWS

There are lots of things that suck in MMA. Here are the 7 most annoying things of the bunch. Watching a Legend Lose Badly It sucks. Every time a legend gets pummeled it just makes you feel bad deep down inside. We all know the moment is coming and that it’s only a matter of...

Jan 15, 2013 5:20 am

Medical Suspensions Report: Strikeforce: Marquardt vs. Saffiedine | MMA NEWS

The state of Oklahoma doesn’t play around when it comes to medically suspending combat sports athletes. We are so used to seeing a laundry list of fighters being put on the shelf for precautionary reasons that it is a breath of fresh air to list off just five-men. The final Strikeforce card last Saturday night...

Jan 15, 2013 5:15 am

Salary Report: Strikeforce: Marquardt vs. Saffiedine | MMA NEWS

It’s over, the Strikeforce promotion was bought, plundered and forced to shut down after a ZUFFA owned company purchased the fight promotion nearly two-years ago. The promotions last stand was put up on Showtime last Saturday and the guys who partook in the evenings festivities took home a pretty decent salary. Josh Barnett topped the...

Jan 15, 2013 5:00 am

Bisping Calls Belfort The Perfect Tune-Up Fight For Anderson Silva | UFC NEWS

“The good thing is Vitor Belfort is the perfect warm-up for Anderson Silva. He’s a southpaw, Anderson’s a southpaw, and they’re both incredible strikers. My skills against a southpaw have definitely improved a lot in this training camp. At the start of the camp I was struggling because things do change due to the stance....

Jan 14, 2013 6:39 pm

Exclusive: XFC’s Shah Bobonis Talks To Fist-ta-Cuff Radio | MMA NEWS

Sunday night’s episode of bjpenn.com’s Fist-ta-Cuff Radio show’s first guest of the evening was XFC fighter Shah Bobonis. Bobonis is a bantamweight fighter holding a MMA professional record of 15-6 and is on a seven-fight win streak. His most recent victory coming on September 28, 2012 at XFC 20: High Octane via unanimous decision.  ...