Archive: MMA NEWS

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,...


Nov 23, 2012 9:16 am

‘UFC 156: Aldo vs. Edgar’ Tickets On Sale Next Week | UFC NEWS

The UFC is set to release tickets for its traditional Super Bowl weekend pay-per-view event next week. “Jose Aldo vs. Frankie Edgar is a fight the fans have wanted to see for a long time and on Feb. 2, the super fight is going to happen,” said UFC President Dana White. “Our fights on Super...

Nov 23, 2012 9:07 am

Moraga vs. Cariaso Booked For UFC 155 | UFC NEWS

UFC officials have booked a flyweight contest for their December show in Las Vegas in the form of John Moraga versus Chris Cariaso. UFC 155 is set to take place from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, NV on December 29. In the main event UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos will rematch...

Nov 23, 2012 8:08 am

Anderson Silva says he will fight whomever the UFC wants, GSP or Jon Jones!

The pound-for-pound king and middleweight champion Anderson Silva is in attendance for UFC 154 in Canada tonight. Before the show Silva talked to the media and of course was asked about the possible fight with Georges St-Pierre, should GSP defeat Condit tonight. Silva said he would fight GSP, but more interesting was that he said...

Nov 22, 2012 11:46 am

Mike Kyle vs. Gegard Mousasi targeted for January’s Strikeforce Event | MMA News

A light heavyweight bout between Mike Kyle (19-8-1 MMA, 2-3-1 SF) and former champion Gegard Mousasi (32-3-2 MMA, 3-1-1 SF) is being targeted for January’s “Strikeforce: Champions” event. The two fighters have been slated to do battle on three prior occasions, but none of those proposed fights came to fruition, as a result of injuries. Kyle fights for the first time...

Nov 22, 2012 8:44 am

HAPPY THANKSGIVING FROM BJPENN.COM

In America we celebrate Thanksgiving once per year and have been doing so since 1621, it’s a pretty historical day for us here. So today, while we strap ourselves in and prepare for a ridiculous feast with our closest friends and family, the staff at BJPENN.COM would like to wish everyone a HAPPY THANKSGIVING! If...

Nov 22, 2012 4:49 am

Maximum Fighting Championships Announces Mukai Maromo vs. Graham Spencer for LW Championship

  The Maximum Fighting Championship’s top-ranked lightweight, Mukai Maromo, has signed a new multi-fight deal and a championship bout agreement for MFC 36: Reality Check. Maromo (8-2), the MFC’s No. 1 contender in the 155-pound division, will meet former foe Graham Spencer (9-1, 1 no contest) for the MFC lightweight crown in the co-main event...

Nov 21, 2012 3:16 pm

Todd Duffee Returns: Set To Face Phil DeFries At UFC 155 | UFC News

Todd Duffee has officially been re-signed by the UFC. The once highly touted heavyweight prospect is back following a nearly two year stint outside of the UFC. The Las Vegas Sun first reported the news. Duffee was cut back in 2010 after a knockout loss to Mike Russow in a fight that Duffee dominated up...

Nov 21, 2012 2:59 pm

Silva vs. Hieron Set For UFC 156 | MMA News

  An intriguing match-up between two welterweight strikers has been added to the UFC 156 card. UFC Veteran and recent re-signee, Jay Hieron will face young, rising prospect, Erick Silva. UFC 156 will take place at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. The main event of that card will be featherweight champion,...

Nov 21, 2012 10:31 am

Chris Weidman Injured, Out Of UFC 155 Bout Against Tim Boetsch, Philippou In | UFC NEWS

In a report first released by Long Island’s “Newsday.com”, UFC middleweight contender Chris Weidman has been reported as injured and out of his scheduled UFC 155 bout against Tim Boetsch. UFC officials later confirmed the news through their official twitter channel. The report reads: Long Island’s Chris Weidman, one of the top UFC middleweight fighters,...

Nov 21, 2012 10:06 am

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | Josh Thomson on Transitioning to the UFC, Strikeforce, AKA, Women…

With all of the talk about Strikeforce closing its doors circulating – there is a collective mixture of emotions. Guys like Luke Rockhold, Gilbert Melendez, Frank Shamrock, and Josh Thomson have helped build the organization, and they are now facing the first time they would step out of the organization in quite a while –...

Nov 21, 2012 9:59 am

Betting Odds: Anderson Silva Opens Up As Favorite Over GSP | UFC NEWS

The proposed “Super Fight” between Anderson Silva and Georges St-Pierre isn’t even booked yet. True, it is on the UFC’s radar, but according to UFC President Dana White it hasn’t even hit the negotiations phase yet. With so much talk of the fight happening next year odds makers have set a betting line for the...

Nov 21, 2012 9:49 am

Rashad Evans: I Think GSP Beats Anderson Silva | UFC NEWS

“Oh yeah, I definitely think he has a shot against Anderson. One thing about Anderson is this right here: Anderson’s a great fighter, but one thing with Anderson is that he has such a problem with defending the takedown. And then on the ground even sometimes he allows people to advance position way too much.”...