Archive: MMA NEWS

Oct 22, 2012 10:20 am

POLL | Does Chael Sonnen Deserve Jones Fight Over Other 205 Contenders? | UFC NEWS

We recently learned that multiple time middleweight title challenger, Chael Sonnen, has been given a slot opposite UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones and the two will coach the Ultimate Fighter Season 17 as well as fight next April. But does Sonnen really deserve the booking or should the shot have gone to a Dan Henderson...

Oct 22, 2012 9:59 am

Ratings Report: UFC 153 Pulls Decent But Not Great PPV Ratings | UFC NEWS

While we will never know the truth of the matter, the lone source for UFC pay-per-view figures has and always will be, Mr. Dave Meltzer. When people talk of buys, stating this PPV did this amount and this one did that, it is all based on his industry intelligence. The UFC never confirms figures, nor...


Oct 22, 2012 9:24 am

VIDEO | GSP Hopes Carlos Condit Targets His Injured Knee | UFC NEWS

“It’s been a year and a half. … I’m back stronger and better than ever. The hardest part to being out for so long is to be inactive, to be unable to do what you like to do for a living. This will be the biggest challenge of my whole career. I have to fight...

Oct 20, 2012 6:02 pm

Daniel Cormier says a fight with Jon Jones is bound to happen | MMA News

Daniel Cormier says he and Jon Jones have interacted regarding a possible future UFC bout. A contest between Daniel Cormier and UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones has already been bounced around by plenty of fans and media and looks to be a tremendous scrap on paper. Although Cormier is stuck in Strikeforce, he has but “one last...

Oct 20, 2012 10:15 am

Shane Carwin Declines VADA Enrollment | UFC NEWS

“The Ultimate Fighter” coaches have taped their season and put their focus in the training room as they prepare for their upcoming heavyweight clash. Roy Nelson, has enlisted in the VADA testing program and, it appears up until this point, has been lobbying for his opponent to do the same. According to a twitter posting...

Oct 20, 2012 10:14 am

Rashad Evans Says Anderson Silva Is A Dream Fight | UFC NEWS

Former UFC light-heavyweight champion, Rashad Evans, had hoped to get in one more fight before the year’s end. However, coming off a UFC 145 loss to Jon Jones and with the rest of his division tied up with other bouts, there is no one for the former champ to fight inside the top 10 of...

Oct 20, 2012 10:14 am

THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER FRIDAYS EPISODE 6 RECAP AND RESULTS | UFC NEWS

The first-ever active duty member of the United States Armed Forces claimed his first preliminary round win of the competition, as Staff Sgt. Colton Smith won a majority decision over Eddy Ellis on The Ultimate Fighter® Fridays episode six – “One Mission” – that aired on FX on Friday evening. The victory gets Team Nelson,...

Oct 19, 2012 11:57 am

Sonnen Says “The Ultimate Fighter” Is Tougher Than The Olympics | UFC NEWS

“The show is coming up, it’s on FX and it’s coming to a living room near you. I would also like to mention to the media, and I really hope they report this, this show is the single biggest and toughest tournament that we have in this sport. This isn’t a four-man tournament that gets...

Oct 19, 2012 11:42 am

Anderson Silva Changes Tune: Right Circumstances And He Will Fight Jon Jones | UFC NEWS

Anderson Silva is not aspiring to leave his UFC middleweight belt, but if a bout opposite Jon Jones goes down – it would be at a catchweight.  During a a promotional event in  Rio de Janeiro  the  middleweight kingpin tells Brazil’s SporTV “People are talking about it.  I don’t have such intentions, there isn’t any...

Oct 19, 2012 11:38 am

Demian Maia Open To Welcoming Nick Diaz Back From Suspension | UFC NEWS

Demian Maia recently earned another UFC welterweight “W” during UFC 153 opposite Rick Story Oct 13, 2012.  Before that July 7’s UFC 148, Maia won via TKO opposite Dong Hyun Kim in the first round, when Kim had a muscle spasm.  Demian Maia cordially welcomes a bout against Nick Diaz in the future during his...

Oct 19, 2012 10:51 am

Phil Davis Fills In For Chael Sonnen Against Forrest Griffin At UFC 155 | UFC NEWS

When Chael Sonnen got the call to host “The Ultimate Fighter” season 17 opposite Jon Jones he was forced to bow out of his scheduled UFC 155 bout with former UFC light-heavyweight champion Forrest Griffin. The UFC has scrambled and now just announced that Phil “Mr. Wonderful” Davis has agreed to step in as his...

Oct 19, 2012 10:41 am

NSAC Hits Carwin & Nelson With Out Of Competition Drug Test | UFC NEWS

The Nevada State Athletic Commission has requested out-of-competition drug screenings from “The Ultimate Fighter” season 16 coaches, Shane Carwin and Roy Nelson. The last occurrence of such testing was when Alistair Overeem was scheduled to fight Junior dos Santos on an all heavyweight UFC pay-per-view. In the aftermath it was found that the UFC’s number...

Oct 19, 2012 10:19 am

Overeem On Why He Chose The Blazkzilian Camp In This MTV Interview | UFC NEWS

Alistair Overeem removes himself from Golden Glory claiming  a ‘breach of trust’ was broken.  The Reem tells MTV MMA “I turn to Blackzilians because by far they are the most professional team.  I mean we have all resources team-wise, training-wise and management-wise which I need to excel in my career.  In Holland, we were really limited...

Oct 19, 2012 10:15 am

VIDEO | King Mo Admits How Nervous He Was In Pro Wrestling Debut | MMA NEWS

Bellator fighter and TNA pro wrestler King Mo Lawal talks after his TNA wrestling pay per view debut. The on the fly interview with King Mo at a local Arizona restaurant took place after TNA’s Bound for Glory card. King Mo discusses being a pro wrestling rookie, fighting for Bellator in January as well as...