Archive: MMA NEWS

Oct 4, 2012 10:04 am

"Bigfoot" Silva: Tomorrow Nights Fight "Is All-Or-Nothing" | UFC NEWS

“This fight for me is all-or-nothing. I’m coming into this fight knowing the importance of fighting in the UFC. The UFC is the best promotion in the world, and by having a better performance and victory, it will transcend into a better life for my family. It will also transcend into a better life for...

Oct 4, 2012 9:47 am

VIDEO | Cristiano Marcello Talks Getting Fired By Chute Boxe | MMA NEWS

Cristiano Marcello is set to fight Reza Madadi during the UFC 153 preliminary card. In this video he reflects on his life, training and touches on getting fired by famed Brazilian camp Chute Boxe. Check out the full video feature on page 2. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Oct 4, 2012 9:31 am

VIDEO | Training Days With Jake Ellenberger And Jay Hieron | UFC NEWS

Jake Ellenberger and Jay Hieron are two well acquainted welterweights who know that a successful training camp can make all the difference come fight night. Spend 12 hours with both fighters as they go about their business and prepare for their October 5th bout. The two let the FUEL TV camera’s behind the scenes as...

Oct 3, 2012 12:14 pm

VIDEO | UFC’s Carlos Condit Training Days – Behind the Scenes | UFC NEWS

Take a behind the scenes look as our cameras follow UFC Star Carlos Condit through a workout as he prepares for his upcoming fight against Georges St-Pierre. The Condit vs. GSP match is set for UFC 154 In Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The Pay-Per-View event is set to unify both the UFC welterweight and interim welterweight...

Oct 3, 2012 12:10 pm

PHOTO GALLERY | UFC On FX: Browne vs. Bigfoot Media Workouts | UFC NEWS

UFC on FX5 open media workout was held in Minneapolis yesterday featuring headliner heavyweights Travis Browne and Antonio ‘Big Foot’ Silva alongside co main event welterweight Jake Ellenberger and Jay Hieron giving fans a sneak peak of what’s to come Friday Night. Check out the photos on page 2. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Oct 3, 2012 11:58 am

Stephan Bonnar Expecting A Child Same Time As Silva Fight | UFC NEWS

Stephan Bonnar will be headlining the October 13th event in Rio de Janeiro, in a light-heavyweight feature opposite middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva.  17 days after Bonnar’s bout with Silva, his wife Andrea is about to give birth to their first child due on October 30th  UFC president Dana White offered Bonnar the same as Forrest...

Oct 3, 2012 9:33 am

Clay Guida Admits To Passing Out At Bar During Boring UFC Fights | UFC NEWS

“Logical fans that actually go back and pick that fight apart, and didn’t just judge it by the first time seeing it [agree with me]. Don’t get me wrong, I definitely don’t think it was the most exciting fight that I’ve put on, or that the UFC has had as a main event in a...

Oct 3, 2012 9:25 am

Boxing Beat: Thai Promoters Seeking Muay Thai vs. Boxing Match With Manny Pacquiao

Style vs. Style, Sport vs. Sport or Nation vs. Nation? Some of Thailand’s Muay Thai promoters are seeking a Thai vs. Filipino / Muay Thai vs. Boxing match up between their legend Buakow Por Pramuk and Boxing great, Manny Pacquiao. The Bangkok Post has the scoop:   [box_light] Somchai Charoensombat, with the backing of the...

Oct 3, 2012 9:18 am

Volkmann Calls Out "Fat Turd" Internet Forum Haters | UFC NEWS

“I don’t understand why people say my fights are boring. It’s just a different style. People don’t understand the technical style and then other people don’t like my fights and write on the Internet and it really frustrates me. People that understand fighting, that understand there’s technique behind what I’m doing, they’re the ones who...

Oct 3, 2012 9:11 am

Fan’s take: Why Anderson Silva vs. Stephan Bonnar will be exciting!

By Chase Raymond: When two of the main event fighters had to pull out of UFC 153 in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, we all thought, oh no here we go again. Then some time went by and we all wandered, would someone step up and save the card, or would it be cancelled like UFC...

Oct 3, 2012 9:08 am

Report: Four More Fighters Released By The UFC | UFC NEWS

Yesterday we announced that, “The Spaniard”, Charlie Brenneman had been released by the UFC following his second straight defeat. As luck would have it, the welterweight was not the only one who received their pink slip from the UFC yesterday. According to a report by FighterOnly, four more UFC fighters received their releases following recent...

Oct 3, 2012 8:55 am

TUF 16 Finale Adds Three | UFC NEWS

A trio of bouts has been added to “The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale” in the form of Khabilov vs. Pichel, Duran vs. Viana and Bedford vs. Vinicius. “The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale” is set to take place on December 15 from “the Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. In...

Oct 3, 2012 8:41 am

VIDEO | Frankie Edgar Admits He Can Make Bantamweight If He Wanted To | UFC NEWS

Former UFC lightweight champion, Frankie Edgar, has long been thought of as too small for the UFC’s 155 pound division. However, it’s been hard to argue that fact when the man was holding gold around his waist. Now, after going just 1-2-1 in his last four outings, the former champion is set to embark on...

Oct 3, 2012 8:35 am

Frank Shamrock Believes Strikeforce Is Dieing | MMA NEWS

“In a perfect world, they (Strikeforce) should live on and all the sweat and tears and the soul we put into it should give value somewhere else. In the world of big business, it’s probably going to get wrapped up, rolled up and disappear. You know, like many of the other brands in this industry...

Oct 2, 2012 1:15 pm

Forrest Griffin Post UFC 101 Suspension & Fine Kept Hush Until Now | UFC News

  Yesterday, reported Forrest Griffin admitting to testing positive  for Xanax at UFC 101. Greg Sirb, Executive Director of the Pennsylvania State Athletic Commission confirms Forrest Griffin tested positive.  He was suspended for 30 days and all of the information was listed in the Association of Boxing Commissions database. Sirb states,  Griffin followed through...

Oct 2, 2012 12:28 pm

Charlie Brenneman Released By UFC Following Consecutive Losses | UFC NEWS

One of the welterweight divisions top talents announced today via twitter that he has been released by the UFC following two-straight losses inside the Octagon. After a last-minute booking and subsequent victory over the fast rising Rick Story, Charlie “The Spaniard” Brenneman catapulted his stock and rankings all within a night. However, in his post-Rick...

Oct 2, 2012 11:29 am

Mitrione Explains Reason For Turning Down Cormier Fight | UFC NEWS

First, I want to thank Dana White and Joe Silva for even offering that fight. It was an honor to get that call, and I would love to fight Daniel Cormier, but I’m just not ready right now. He has Olympic level wrestling, and although I have spent a great deal of time working on...