Archive: MMA NEWS

Nov 13, 2012 3:21 pm

Anthony Perosh Injured; Pokrajac in at UFC on FX 6 | UFC NEWS

Anthony Perosh is out of his UFC on FX bout after sustaining a nasty toe injury. An always game Igor Pokrajac stepped up as his replacement and will now face Joey Beltran at next month’s UFC on FX 6. Beltran was a heavyweight, but was released from his contract after going 1-4. He picked up...

Nov 13, 2012 3:20 pm

Eddie Yagin Out of UFC on FOX With Injury | UFC NEWS

UFC featherweight contender Eddie Yagin has been forced out of his bout with Dennis Siver at UFC on Fox 5. Yagin was diagnosed with a serious injury that placed him in the hospital with apparent swelling around his brain. Iridium Sports Agency’s Jason House today confirmed with MMA Fighting that Yagin is currently hospitalized due...

Nov 13, 2012 10:35 am

Cris “Cyborg” Santos Advised by Doctors Not to Cut to 135

  Fans, fighters and even Dana White may be disappointed with the news that is coming out of Cris “Cyborg” Santos camp this morning. In a report on MMAWeekly it seems that doctors have advised the former Strikeforce Women’s Featherweight Champion not to attempt to cut down to 135lbs so she can face Ronda Rousey for...

Nov 13, 2012 10:08 am

UFC Heavyweight Champion Junior Dos Santos Signs Deal with Nike | UFC NEWS

  Nike has added a third UFC champion to their stable as they have recently signed heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos to an endorsement deal. UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva and UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones are the two other UFC fighters who have preceded him. In a report posted on Brazilian website SporTV Nike...


Nov 12, 2012 9:46 am

This Week on BJPenn.Com Radio Michael Schiavello, Costa Philippou, Alessio Sakara, Mike Ricci & Lex McMahon

  After last week’s ground breaking Wednesday night debut featuring Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson, his dad/head coach Ray, Ronda Rousey, Matt Hughes and the man himself, BJ Penn, the boys are back with another outstanding line-up. Bryan Levick & Mitch Ciccarelli will welcome two UFC 154 middleweights and Alchemist Management teammates Alessio Sakara and Costa Philippou....

Nov 12, 2012 8:08 am

Condit: “I Have Nothing To Lose” At UFC 154 | UFC NEWS

“I have nothing to lose. He’s out there, he’s got his friends, his family, everybody’s watching, he’s in his hometown, feel like all the pressure’s on him. I can just go out there and shine. It’s a very familiar role. I’ve found myself in this position time and time again throughout my career, and I...

Nov 12, 2012 8:03 am

VIDEO | The Return of Georges St-Pierre | UFC NEWS

Georges St-Pierre was a stable at the top of the welterweight division before being struck by a devastating knee injury. With over a year of recovery and a renewed motivation to stake his claim in the division, GSP is set to return to the Octagon on Nov. 17th at UFC 154.

Nov 12, 2012 7:54 am

Bisping: I think fans are warming to me, a little | UFC NEWS

“I like to play with it and say I’m hated everywhere I go,” said Bisping with a smile on The MMA Hour. “But to be honest, that isn’t the case. I think you get a lot of people together, and there’s a pantomime effect, the ol’ boo or whatever. But generally, for the most part...

Nov 12, 2012 7:41 am

VIDEO | Thiago Silva Shows Sick Submission Skills |UFC NEWS

An ecstatic Thiago Silva joined FUEL TV’s Gareth Davies after submitting Stanislav Nedkov with a wicked arm triangle choke at FUEL TV 6. Silva showed amazing improvement in his striking game and his impressive performance thrilled the Chinese crowd.

Nov 10, 2012 9:12 am

UFC On Fuel TV 6 Results: Cung Le KO’s Franklin In The First | UFC NEWS

The UFC’s first trip to China is over already. The nine-bout FUEL TV card delivered some much needed wins for the likes of Takanori Gomi, Riki Fukuda and Alex Cacares. However the card failed to deliver a bulk of finishes, or really any finishes, until the main and co-main events. Thiago Silva returned to form...

Nov 10, 2012 8:00 am

THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER FRIDAYS EPISODE 9 RECAP AND RESULTS | UFC NEWS

Episode nine – “Betrayal” – of The Ultimate Fighter Fridays reality series aired Friday night on FX and saw Team Carwin’s Mike Ricci dominate Team Nelson’s number one pick, Dom Waters in the final preliminary fight of the series via unanimous decision. The teams are now even, with four fighters each moving on to the...

Nov 10, 2012 7:47 am

Cris Cyborg Waiting On Her Call To Follow Rousey And Tate To Join The UFC Ranks

With all the talk of Ronda Rousey jumping ship to the UFC to become the first ever female signed athlete under the largest MMA promotion in the world, many are wondering who will be her first opponent and which female athletes the UFC will pick up while building their new female brand. In a recent...

Nov 9, 2012 4:21 pm

Couture Books Noons On Farewell Strikeforce Card | MMA News

Ryan Couture is set to face off with one time welterweight title challenger K.J. Noons at “Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Healy.”   Couture, the son of UFC Hall of Famer Randy Couture, earned his most recent “W” outpointing Joe Duarte at “Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Kennedy.” Before that, he earned another “W” decision over vet Conor Heun at...

Nov 9, 2012 1:15 pm

Exclusive: Louis Fisette wants a chance to prove his worth in the UFC | MMA News

Louis “Petit Pain” Fisette (5-1 MMA) is quickly making a name for himself in MMA’s 135-pound division. The Canadian bantamweight standout has reeled off five straight victories, with all five wins coming by way of stoppage. Fisette, who hails from Winnipeg, Manitoba, most recently saw action at “AFC 13 – Natural Selection” on November 3rd in...

Nov 9, 2012 10:25 am

Hendo thinks Jones vs Sonnen is nothing more than a “circus act” | UFC News

Dan Henderson adds to the list of leery people voicing disapproval of his training partner and friend, Chael Sonnen leaping to the front of line for a title shot.  “Hendo” was promised the next light heavyweight title shot against champ, Jon Jones, prior to his injury. “That wasn’t directed at Chael at all.  It is...

Nov 9, 2012 9:16 am

Silva Manager Ed Soares Seeks GSP Super Fight At 178 Pounds | UFC NEWS

“Maybe a catchweight would be the right thing. I think a catchweight is fair. 178 [would be a fair catchweight]. Anderson told me he can make 170, whether he can or not I don’t know, that’s a lot of weight. ” “Jon Jones is a tough fight, but Georges St. Pierre is a tough fight...

Nov 9, 2012 9:12 am

Quick Twitt | Miesha Tate Confirms That She Is UFC Bound | UFC NEWS

Former Strikeforce bantamweight female champion, Miesha Tate, took to twitter recently to announce that she has been signed to the UFC roster. The news comes on the heels of the historic announcement that Ronda Rousey was the first female signed to the world’s largest Mixed Martial Arts promotion.