Archive: MMA NEWS

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...

Nov 24, 2012 9:15 am

Johny Hendricks Ready To Test GSp’s Wrestling & Chin | UFC NEWS

“That’s why I laugh when people say ‘we’ve figured out your left hand.’ My boxing isn’t my strong point. It’s something I’ve only been doing for five years; I’ve only been striking for five years. I’ve done wrestling my whole entire life. So if anybody’s going to say anything, wrestling is my strong point. I...

Nov 24, 2012 9:09 am

Kickboxing Beat | Remy Bonjasky vs. Tyrone Spong Shifted To March

The highly-anticipated showdown between Remy Bonjasky (76-14, 40 KO’s) and Tyrone Spong (68-6-1 42 KO’s) will take place on Saturday, March 23 at the Excel Arena in London, England, it was announced today by Glory Sports International (GSI), parent company of the Glory World Series. The bout had previously been set for February 16 but...

Nov 24, 2012 8:43 am

VIDEO | Rashad Evans Says He Has A lot Left In Him | UFC NEWS

I got a lot of fights left in me. I’ve still got the competitive edge and that’s what it’s all about. And I still love the sport enough to want to compete. See? You can love the sport, but if you don’t love the sport enough to compete you better get out of there. It’s...

Nov 24, 2012 8:36 am

Quick Twitt | Diego Sanchez Hints At Gomi Booking | UFC NEWS

Looks like “The Nightmare” turned “The Dream”, Diego Sanchez is set on making his way back down to the UFC’s lightweight division. The Greg Jackson trained fighter went on a great lightweight run in his last divisional appearance but was halted by then champion BJ Penn and decided he’s better suited as a welterweight. As...

Nov 23, 2012 12:23 pm

Rory MacDonald: “I Want Revenge On Condit” | UFC NEWS

“I respect him completely, he’s one of the guys I respect most in the sport. His outlook and his attitude is great. But I feel like I was embarrassed in that fight. I want to prove to myself and the world that I am the better fighter and I want revenge for the embarrassment I...

Nov 23, 2012 9:56 am

Dana White Gives His Take On A Fighters Union | UFC NEWS

“I doubt it. The thing about fighting is, fighting is not a team sport, it’s an individual sport. It’s going to be tough to see a day with Silva or GSP is giving up big chunks of their money to guys who won’t make two fights in the UFC. Different sports. But if it happens,...