Archive: MMA NEWS

Oct 1, 2012 1:44 pm

Forrest Griffin Fails Drug Test After Taking Xanax | UFC News

>Referring to his bout opposite Anderson  Silva in UFC 101, Forrest Griffin told MMA Hour. “I failed my drug test I think for Xanax.  I had a doctor’s prescription, I was just, I didn’t do it before the fight, I did it the night before, I was nervous and I couldn’t sleep.”   Griffin makes...

Oct 1, 2012 8:21 am

Quick Twitt | Daniel Cormier Pushes For Pat Barry Fight | MMA NEWS

Taking to twitter to campaign for his Frank Mir replacement, Strikeforce HW Grand Prix Champion, Daniel Cormier started the push for Pat Barry recently. Does this wrestler vs. striker matchup make sense or is Cormier just fishing in the UFC’s pond for anyone he can get?

Oct 1, 2012 7:36 am

Struve Calls For Step Up In Competition, Wants Fabricio Werdum | UFC NEWS

“There’s not a lot of other guys in the heavyweight division on a four-fight win streak right now. Four finishes in my last four fights. I believe I won six of my last seven. I’m not even sure. I think I got 29 pro wins now, but I think I’m closing in on that, but...

Oct 1, 2012 6:26 am

Problems With Batista’s MMA Debut?

Former WWE Champion Batista is scheduled to make his MMA debut next weekend, but may have no locked-in opponent. He was originally contracted to to face Rashid Evans. Evans was apparently in jail, but had been released when he got the opportunity to fight. Evans then violated probation and is back in jail and won’t...

Oct 1, 2012 6:26 am

Problems With Batista’s MMA Debut?

Former WWE Champion Batista is scheduled to make his MMA debut next weekend, but may have no locked-in opponent. He was originally contracted to to face Rashid Evans. Evans was apparently in jail, but had been released when he got the opportunity to fight. Evans then violated probation and is back in jail and won’t...

Oct 1, 2012 6:23 am

VIDEO | Hardy vs. Sadollah Fight Highlight | UFC NEWS

More than likely no fighter, during last weekend’s UFC on FUEL TV 5 card, wanted to win more than Dan Hardy. Fighting Amir Sadollah in front of his hometown in Nottingham, England, the former number one contender showed an improved all around game in route to a dominant decision victory. If you missed the fights...

Oct 1, 2012 6:23 am

VIDEO | Hardy vs. Sadollah Fight Highlight | UFC NEWS

More than likely no fighter, during last weekend’s UFC on FUEL TV 5 card, wanted to win more than Dan Hardy. Fighting Amir Sadollah in front of his hometown in Nottingham, England, the former number one contender showed an improved all around game in route to a dominant decision victory. If you missed the fights...

Sep 28, 2012 8:40 pm

Renato Laranja’s FREE IPhone App Now Available

Already available for Android, now the very popular Official Renato Laranja app is available via the IPhone App Store….and Caralho! It’s free. The app features technique training videos from the 27 time BJJ World Champion, broken down by specific areas of the body. It also features a Fruits section with social media, calendar, video games,...

Sep 26, 2012 9:00 am

Quick Twitt | Igor Pokrajac Apologizes For Twitter Rant Against Grappling | UFC NEWS

Earlier this week we ran a quote from UFC light-heavyweight, Igor Pokrajac, where he expressed his discontent for his submission loss to Vinny Magalhaes at this past weekend’s UFC 152 event. In the quote he stated that if he wanted a grappling match he would enter a tournament. The slugger has apparently had some time...

Sep 26, 2012 8:40 am

PHOTO | ‘UFC 154: St-Pierre vs. Condit’ Poster | UFC NEWS

“One of the pound-for-pound best fighters in the world, Georges St-Pierre, is coming home to Montreal to defend not only his pound-for-pound standing, but his welterweight world title,” said UFC president Dana White. “St-Pierre has been off for over a year recovering from knee surgery and now has to face his toughest test in interim...

Sep 25, 2012 4:07 pm

TICKETS FOR UFC154: ST-PIERRE vs. CONDIT ON SALE SATURDAY, SEPT. 29 | UFC NEWS

UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre has scored nine consecutive victories en route to a five-year dominant reign atop the 170-pound division. On Saturday, Nov. 17 at the Bell Centre in Montreal, the champion returns to his hometown after a 17-month absence due to injury looking to unify the welterweight title against dangerous striker Carlos Condit....

Sep 25, 2012 4:02 pm

VIDEO | Benson Henderson Trains For Nate Diaz | UFC NEWS

Benson Henderson, the UFC Lightweight Champion, and his head coach, John Crouch, take us through a full day of mixed martial arts training. Henderson is preparing to face Nate Diaz December 8 to defend his title. Henderson trains with Crouch at The Lab, a mixed martial arts training center

Sep 25, 2012 11:09 am

Rampage: I know I can beat Jon Jones | UFC NEWS

“Vitor took the fight on short notice, and this is how you respect him, by kicking his knee backwards and stuff like that? He’s supposed to be a man of God. You can injure somebody, you can sever their career. You can mess people up for life kicking their knee back like that and he...

Sep 25, 2012 10:43 am

Joey Beltran vs. Anthony Perosh Booked For UFC on FX 6 | UFC NEWS

A light-heavyweight bout has just been added to the UFC’s sixth-fight-night scheduled on the popular FX cable network. Both Joey Beltran and Anthony Perosh have agreed to face each other in Australia. UFC on FX 6 is set to take place from the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre in Broadbeach, Gold Coast, Australia on...

Sep 25, 2012 10:05 am

Hardy Fighting For Love, Not Money | UFC NEWS

“… There have been a lot of fans waiting for me to come back to the U.K. and fight in front of my hometown crowd, and it’s just not been feasible recently. I have a lot of people that have been waiting a long time that maybe can’t travel to Vegas to watch my last...

Sep 24, 2012 5:01 pm

Rampage on His Last UFC Bout & More – Gangnam Style | UFC News

Former UFC light-heavyweight champion,Quinton Rampage Jackson is left with a last bout on his UFC contract.  Jackson talks to MMA hour about plans on testing the free-agent market after the completion of his current deal stating:   “Me being a free agent is looking very promising right now. I’m not in a rush. I’m not...