Archive: MMA NEWS

Oct 24, 2012 8:30 am

VIDEO | Roots Of Fight: Snoop Dogg On Muhammad Ali

The LBC’s first son, Snoop Dogg, talks about one of his favorite fighters of all time, Muhammad Ali. In This “Roots of Fight” special video feature the famous rapper explains how iconic and important the former boxing champion was to his community.

Oct 24, 2012 8:24 am

VIDEO | Cesar Gracie Giving Jiu Jitsu Back To The Community | MMA NEWS

Famed Jiu Jitsu coach, Cesar Gracie, recently opened up a new gym in a troubled part of Northern California. The Team Stockton founder hopes to inspire youth through giving them other hero’s to look up to in a community impoverished by low economic conditions and gang violence.

Oct 23, 2012 8:11 pm

Matt Hughes wishes Georges St. Pierre would finish more fights | UFC News

UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes knows current UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre all too well, having faced him three times inside the octagon. The rivalry between the two began at UFC 50 in New Jersey, Hughes being the current welterweight champion at the time went on to win their first encounter, forcing GSP...

Oct 23, 2012 3:43 pm

Machida Still Believes In HIs Heart He Can Beat Jon Jones | UFC NEWS

“Let’s go back to how he got this title shot. Before the August 4th fight, he wasn’t mentioned to get a title shot. The reason he was mentioned to get a title shot was because Dana White mentioned that the winner of Brandon Vera and ‘Shogun’ would get the title shot. The fans started saying,...


Oct 23, 2012 11:48 am

JDS Not Happy With Sonnen, Overeem Title Shots | UFC NEWS

“It’s kind of out of order. Nowadays, the UFC is prioritizing those fights which will sell well. A prime example of this was Chael Sonnen, who sold his fight very well. Overeem has followed the same path. But, for me, bring it on. I do not run from any challenge, I know I can beat...

Oct 23, 2012 11:44 am

Rebney Rebuts Tate Rant, Explains Decision For Gurgel Placement | MMA NEWS

Yesterday afternoon we released a statement from Miesha Tate firing off at the Bellator promotion for putting their female champ on the undercard of this Friday’s event. The Bellator boss, Bjorn Rebney, responded through MMA Fighting shortly after and here it is: “Zoila’s been plagued by injury after injury over the last 19 months, having...

Oct 23, 2012 11:35 am

Matt Hughes Wants To Become A Judge, Possibly Open A Judging Academy

“When I’m a judge, I can only help the fighters that are right in front of me,” Hughes explained. “I would rather have a piece of a school, or help these judges figure out the best way to judge. Of course, I wouldn’t be the lead person. I wouldn’t want any financial interest in it...

Oct 23, 2012 10:39 am

VIDEO | Silva Wants GSP Next Says Manager | UFC NEWS

“At the end of the day, GSP is the greatest welterweight of all time. People argue back and forth who the greatest pound-for-pound fighter in the world is. Some people say it’s Anderson, some people say it’s Georges St-Pierre. So I think the way to settle it is to do a catch weight at 177...

Oct 23, 2012 10:32 am

VIDEO | Mayhem Miller FINALLY Opens Up About Meltdown And Arrest | MMA News

Look, this thing. Again…Like I said..I live a very exciting life. Look…That’s simply a misunderstanding, and REALLY, it’s between me and my pastor. And that’s it. …Brian Anderson, Mission Hills Church! Shout out to you! Well…one…I’ll tell you what happened. I have performed under the moniker “Mayhem” for many years. And, most recently have got...

Oct 23, 2012 9:45 am

VIDEO | Vinny Magalhaes: Sonnen Can Submit Jon Jones Off His Back | UFC NEWS

UFC Fighter Vinny Magalhães discusses who he would like to fight next in the light heavyweight division. With Phil Davis now facing Forrest Griffin at UFC 155, Vinny expresses interest in facing Matt Hamill Next. Magalhães also comments on his so called “history” with the Nog brothers and possibly facing Lil Nog as well. Vinny...

Oct 23, 2012 9:33 am

Ratings Report: TUF 16 Episode 6 See’s Rebound In Ratings | UFC NEWS

The UFC’s 16th season of their popular reality series, “The Ultimate Fighter”, has seen better days. With Roy Nelson and Shane Carwin in the coaching slots, this year’s FX program has posted two all-time-low ratings with episode 5 being the lowest watched episode in franchise history. Last Friday’s episode 6 showed a slight resurgence in...

Oct 22, 2012 4:44 pm

Matt Riddle Explains And Defends His Use Of Medical Marijuana | UFC NEWS

“I do smoke but I’m not smoking to get stoned. I’m smoking so I can finally relax, sit back and just not worry about things. People, maybe they did it in college one way, but for a guy like me, for a professional athlete that goes through what we go through, it’s medicine for me....

Oct 22, 2012 4:40 pm

“Big Nog” Fought And Beat Dave Herman With A Broken Rib | UFC NEWS

“Fractured my rib three weeks ago on my right side. I went to the doctor, I took a local anesthetic to be able to train and when he (Dave Herman) gave me a shot there, gave me a shortness of breath and took a swung from one side to the other to see what had...

Oct 22, 2012 4:06 pm

UFC Gym Brand Hitting East Coast | UFC NEWS

UFC GYM, the fitness destination that goes beyond the traditional workout, announces plans to bring the brand’s first east coast facility to Long Island, NY (2020 Jericho Turnpike New Hyde Park, NY 11040). The 24-hour full-service facility is set to open for workouts in spring 2013 and will offer an array of programming for the...

Oct 22, 2012 12:21 pm

VIDEO | Renato Causes Stir At MMA Photo Session With Vinny Magalhaes | UFC NEWS

Last night during our MMA Elite photo session with the fans during the Samurai Pro 4 event in Culver City, Vinny Magalhaes and Renato Laranja started fighting over some old beef. During the first shove, my mic almost broke! Babalu Sobral, Alden Halpern, Ed Soares, Jay Hieron and a few other MMA fighters were also...

Oct 22, 2012 11:59 am

Martin Kampmann Looking To KO Hendricks And Earn Title Shot | UFC NEWS

“If I win this fight, I am the No. 1 contender No doubt. Nobody’s got the same resume I do in the UFC in the welterweight division. I’ve beaten the best guys. There’s no other welterweight that’s coming on the same streak that I have. There’s other guys coming up with a bunch of hype...

Oct 22, 2012 11:49 am

“UFC 155: Dos Santos vs. Velasquez II” Tickets On Sale This Week | UFC NEWS

On Saturday, Dec. 29 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, the Ultimate Fighting Championship closes 2012 with a bang, as UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos meets former champion Cain Velasquez in a long-awaited rematch between two of the sport’s hardest-hitting competitors. Dos Santos (15-1, fighting out of Salvador, Bahia, Brazil) ended...

Oct 22, 2012 10:30 am

Tate Blasts Bellator For Putting Female Champ On Undercard | MMA NEWS

“I cannot believe [Bellator] would allow [its] champion to be placed on the UN televised undercard in her hometown. A champion is a champion regardless if she is fighting up a weight, u use her image to promote the posters & then put her on the undercard?! Blows my mind. This is the 2nd time...