Archive: MMA NEWS

Mar 28, 2013 9:45 am

Betting Odds: Glover Teixeira Opens as Favorite Over James Te Huna | UFC NEWS

According to BestFightOdds.com, Glover Teixeira will be favored over James Te Huna in their match at UFC 160.  Teixeira (20-2) is riding an 18-fight win streak coming into the fight, last defeating Quinton “Rampage” Jackson at UFC on FOX 6.  His opponent, James Te Huna (16-5), has won his last four fights.  A fight with...

Mar 27, 2013 11:15 am

Diaz vs. Quebec Commission: The Case and Its Implications | UFC NEWS

The camp of Nick Diaz has thrown some heavy accusations this past week.  Most of this was aimed at the Quebec commission who oversaw UFC 158, the Régie des Alcools des Courses et des Jeux.  They claim the commission relaxed their enforcement of their own regulations on a fighter’s weight, and the Diaz camp also...

Mar 27, 2013 10:49 am

PHOTO | Fan Gets Insanely Accurate Portrait Tattoo Of Arianny Celeste

In the great world of Tattooing, there are tattoo artists and then there are “TATTOO ARTISTS”. Which is why when I stumbled across this recent portrait of UFC Octagon girl, Arianny Celeste, I thought it important to share this art. You have to give the fan props for committing their body to such a lifelike...

Mar 27, 2013 10:32 am

Condit: GSP vs. Diaz Fight Nothing To Write Home About | UFC NEWS

“Yeah, I watched most of that fight. It went very much as I expected it to go. It was a little bit lackluster, nothing to write home about. Georges is very good at what he does, but a lot of his fights aren’t really very exciting.” Former UFC welterweight interim champion, Carlos Condit, tells Steph...

Mar 26, 2013 12:00 pm

BJPENN.COM LAUNCHES “LATE NIGHT CAGESIDE” RADIO SHOW NEXT MONDAY | MMA NEWS

BJPENN.COM is happy to announce the launch of a brand new live MMA radio show, “Late Night Cageside” hosted by Tony Kamps and Chase Raymond. The show will air on Monday nights starting at 10/9CT, with the first show airing on April 1, 2013. The focus of the show will be on the major issues...

Mar 26, 2013 11:49 am

Quebec explains UFC 158 weigh-in loophole | UFC NEWS

There were a few head scratches last week when a video surfaced of the UFC 158 weigh ins between champ Georges St. Pierre and Nick Diaz. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Senior Vice President of Business and Legal Affairs and Assistant General Counsel Michael Mersh handled it peculiar fashion. Just prior to approaching the scale, Diaz...

Mar 26, 2013 11:48 am

GSP Cast in ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ | MMA NEWS

Georges St-Pierre has a new opponent and it isn’t anyone in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. His new opponent will be Captain America. St-Pierre was just cast in “Captain America: The Winter Soldier,” which is the sequel to “Captain America: The First Avenger.” The first film grossed more than $176 million to date. The news of...

Mar 26, 2013 11:38 am

VIDEO | ESPN Profiles MMA Fighter With Down Syndrome | MMA NEWS

One of the wonders and powers of sport is the inclusion. We’ve often seen stories of special needs athletes who participate in games, and enjoy moments of belonging, of connection, of triumph. But what if a special needs athlete’s chosen sport revolves around violence — a sport where there’s no team protection, and the goal...

Mar 26, 2013 11:10 am

WSOF Officials Approved UFC Gloves For Arlovski Prior To Bout | MMA NEWS

Much was made about former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski wearing UFC gloves in his fight against Anthony Johnson last weekend at WSOF 2. However, now that the dust has settled, WSOF officials revealed to Ariel Helwani that because of Arlovski’s large hands the UFC gloves were the only available to fit him properly. “We...