Archive: MMA NEWS

Feb 11, 2013 10:09 am

Liz Carmouche Plans On Proving Rousey Cannot Armbar Her | UFC NEWS

“I honestly don’t think Rousey has what it takes to beat me. The only person that can defeat me is myself. Everybody asks, ‘Yeah, how do you not get arm barred?’ You just don’t get arm barred. You haven’t seen anyone be able to counter is yet so you know if she’s going to put...

Feb 11, 2013 10:05 am

UFC Sets Eyes On Possible Strawweight Division | UFC NEWS

It’s happening, the latest planned expansion for the Ulitmate Fighting Championship will be a 115 pound Strawweight division. In an interview with UFC Tonight, UFC president Dana White said “I don’t know how soon it’s going to happen, but yes it will eventually happen.” He explained that: “As the sport continues to grow and we...

Feb 11, 2013 10:02 am

Benson Henderson Wants Eddie Alvarez In The UFC | UFC NEWS

The UFC lightweight champion is a busy man; he has an upcoming fight with Strikeforce’s last 155 lb. champ on April 20th, but that hasn’t stopped him from setting his sights on another former champ. Henderson thinks it would be a great idea to bring former Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez over to the UFC....

Feb 11, 2013 10:00 am

Gonzaga and Brown set to fight at TUF Finale | UFC NEWS

While the next contender for champion Cain Velasquez is still up in the air, the heavyweight division has just added another date on its calendar as Gabriel “Napao” Gonzaga and Travis “Hapa” Browne have agreed to collide on April 13th, as part of “The Ultimate Figher Finale: Jones x Sonnen” card. The bout was announced today...

Feb 11, 2013 9:58 am

Quick Twitt: Chad Mendes Off UFC 157 – “No one would step up.” | UFC NEWS

The past few days have been pretty dissapointing for featherweight Chad Mendes, who informed fans of his withdrawal from UFC 157 next weekend via Twitter. After injuries forced Manny Gamburyan out of their main card bout, Mendes wasted no time in calling out an equally ambitious Ricardo Lamas, who has been lobbying for a title...

Feb 11, 2013 9:56 am

VIDEO | Ian McCall Reads Out A Poem From Joseph Benavidez | UFC NEWS

THE ENTERTAINER Blood and sweat, sometimes tears, Battered hands, countless fears, Highest highs, lowest lows, Shattered dreams, the hurt just grows. Your smile shields the pain you hide, All the while you’re dead inside; Your faith is absent, your will gives out, Now clear your mind, erase the doubt. Everything that you have gave, To...

Feb 9, 2013 4:20 pm

Tank Abbott Returns to the Cage | MMA NEWS

47 year-old Tank Abbott is slated to make his return to professional fighting at King of the Cage’s April 13 fight, dubbed “Fighting Legends.”  After a three-year absence from fighting, Abbott (10-14) will face fellow heavyweight, Ruben “Warpath” Viallareal (20-25-3), in the headline fight. Tank Abbott is perhaps best known for his days in the...

Feb 9, 2013 2:07 pm

Mitrione Vs De Fries Added to UFC on Fuel TV 9

The card for UFC on Fuel TV 9: Gustafsson Vs. Mouasi continues to grow as UFC officials announced today the addition of a heavyweight match-up between Matt Mitrione (5-2) and Phil De Fries (9-2-1).  Both fighters are coming off recent losses- Mitrione a TKO from Roy Nelson in the December finale of the Ultimate Fighter,...

Feb 9, 2013 2:05 pm

Ryan Couture to Make UFC Debut Against Ross Pearson | UFC NEWS

  UFC officials announced today that Ryan Couture will make his organizational debut against Ultimate Fighter season 9 winner Ross Pearson at UFC on Fuel TV: Gustafsson vs. Mousasi on April 6 in Stockholm, Sweden. The big question as far as Couture is concerned is whether or not his father, UFC Hall of Famer and...

Feb 9, 2013 1:11 pm

Matt Riddle Rips TRT Use While Defending Use Of Marijuana In Epic Rant | UFC NEWS

“Funny thing about that is steroids aren’t on the same level as marijuana. You can do steroids in the UFC now, didn’t you hear? [TRT] is steroids and you can do steroids as long as you get a doctor’s note now. So Vitor Belfort just pops for testosterone and everybody’s like, ‘Oh, he failed.”‘ No...

Feb 9, 2013 12:44 pm

Michael Bisping Issues Official Statement On TRT Use | UFC NEWS

As a middleweight fighter, Michael “The Count” Bisping has been the victim of TRT users. He has lost at the hands of three very high profile fighters who use TRT. Dan Henderson, Chael Sonnen and Vitor Belfort. He took to his personal website to release the following statement regarding the use of this approved performance...

Feb 9, 2013 12:36 pm

Fight Odds: Machida Nearly A 2-1 Favorite Over Dan Henderson | UFC NEWS

Oddsmakers aren’t sold on the fact that Dan Henderson can take out Lyoto Machida when the two light-heavyweight fighters square off at UFC 157 in Anaheim. For his part Dan Henderson has cemented his place in the sport as one of the all-time greats. As far back as I can remember he has nearly decapitated...