Archive: MMA NEWS

Jul 10, 2014 12:43 pm

‘Bigfoot’ Hungry – Promises Killer Performance Against Arlovski

“It was my dream to fight in Brazil. I know that Arlovski is a great fighter and will be a hard test but I’m hungry and wanting a lot to step in the octagon again. You can expect me looking forward to winning all the time. I always go for the KO or the submission...

Jul 10, 2014 12:39 pm

Dominick Cruz Has Lost Millions Over Course Of Inactivity

Former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz has undoubtedly had one of the worst runs of luck in Mixed Martial Arts. Despite his frequent analyst gig at FOX, the California resident hasn’t seen a good payday in the past three-years. According to Dave Meltzer’s Wrestling Observer report, Cruz has lost millions of dollars in income while...

Jul 10, 2014 9:47 am

Pettis talks TUF 20, winner of Penn vs. Edgar

Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis talks about coaching the next season of ‘The Ultimate Fighter,’ recovering from injury, preparing to fight Gilbert Melendez and more.

Jul 10, 2014 6:39 am

Luke Rockhold Wants Vitor Belfort Rematch or Title Shot

UFC middleweight Luke Rockhold has been cleared to train after a toe injury suffered in his most recent win, which came against Tim Boetsch, according to UFC Tonight. Rockhold, who has pulled off two wins in a row after his UFC debut loss to Vitor Belfort, already knows exactly what he wants next. Rockhold told...

Jul 9, 2014 9:14 pm

Pulver Sympathetic Towards Formal Rival Penn: “It’s just … it’s time.”

Pictured: BJ Penn (left) vs. Jens Pulver (right), UFC 35 Main Event, Jan 11, 2002 Retired Two-division UFC champion, BJ ‘The Prodigy’ Penn has had many great rivals in his storied career as a prize-fighter. However, his first, and probably most memorable, comes in the form of former UFC champion, Jens Pulver. In a recent...

Jul 9, 2014 8:48 pm

‘Penn vs. Edgar III’ First Ever UFC Event For An Off-The-Clock Goldie

Closet ‘Prodigy’ fan, and UFC commentator, Mike Goldberg had never been to a UFC event as a fan until this past Sunday. For ‘Goldie’, fight-time is usually when he clocks in and get his best work done. But last weekend was different, after 17 years with the company, the UFC’s color commentator finally got to...

Jul 9, 2014 7:14 pm

Trainer: ‘Rousey can knock out Cyborg, fighting with just one-hand’

“Absolutely, I like that fight. I love that fight. Ronda knows that. I spoke to Ronda and I said, ‘Ronda you will knock Cyborg out. Ronda knocks out ‘Cyborg.’ Even if she fights he with one hand, she beats her. That’s what I believe. That’s an exciting fight. I would love that fight. It’s a...

Jul 9, 2014 6:51 pm

Dana White Defends Booking Arlovski In Newly Signed UFC Headliner

Just one fight removed from his UFC return, former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski has been given the leading role in the upcoming UFC Fight Night 51 event. The former champion will face Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva in a rematch, and many, especially after his most recent performance, are wondering why the UFC would book such...

Jul 9, 2014 6:28 pm

PHOTO | Pat Miletich Inducted Into UFC Hall-Of-Fame

Last weekend in Las Vegas, an unexpected rivalry was squashed when Dana White inducted former UFC champion and longtime antagonist, Pat Miletich into the UFC’s Hall-Of-Fame. This week in an interview with ‘The MMA Hour’ the former champ touched on his recent induction. Check it: “It’s not something I expected. Dana and I butted heads...

Jul 9, 2014 6:02 pm

UFC Fight Night Aukland Fighters Test Clean For Banned Substances

Fighters from last month’s New Zealand UFC event have been tested for banned substances by the Ultimate Fighting Championship. According to a report, coming out of MMAJunkie.com, all fighters tested were cleared and tested clean of any illegal substances. ‘UFC Fight Night Auckland: Marquardt vs. Te Huna’ was the promotion’s first trip to New Zealand....

Jul 9, 2014 5:51 pm

Faber: “Fighting Dillashaw not something I want to do, BUT…”

“You know, the only way that fight would happen is if TJ Dillashaw asked me to do it. The only reason it would happens is if it were something that Dana, Lorenzo, everybody thinks is a must-see and they want to make it worth our while. I don’t necessarily feel like it’s something I want...

Jul 9, 2014 5:28 pm

Khabib Expecting To Face ‘Cerrone vs. Miller’ Winner

“There are so many questions about my next fight but I have no any answer yet. I’m just waiting phone call from the UFC. But I think most likely my next fight will be against the winner of Cerrone – Miller bout.” In a recent interview with Russian Media Outlet, MMABoxing.ru, top UFC lightweight fighter,...

Jul 9, 2014 12:53 pm

Sonnen ‘accepting responsibility’ for second drug testing failure

Standing on the sidelines looking in, laid-off FOX commentator and UFC personality, Chael Sonnen is, according to his NSAC response, ‘Accepting Responsibility’ for his second failed drug test. Sonnen’s inability to give a clean testing sample on two-seperate occasions is forcing him into uncharted waters with the NSAC, who are seeking up to $250k in...

Jul 9, 2014 12:45 pm

Mousasi Blasts The UFC For Unprofessional PR Stint

The fighters are always the last to know… In the wake of the UFC’s second pay-per-view cancellation, Gegard Mousasi was on the road promoting, when he discovered on social media his fight had indeed been cancelled. Scheduled to fight Jacare Souza next month at UFC 176 in Los Angeles, the top middleweights now have a...

Jul 9, 2014 12:27 pm

Joe Rogan Teaches the brutal “Imanari” Finish

Joe Rogan, Jiu Jitsu blackbelt, stops by Onnit headquarters to teach some Jiu Jitsu to Whitney Miller, Danny Castillo, and TJ Dillashaw. He shows them the “Imanari” position, step by step, including utilizing the seatbelt and zombie grappling technique.

Jul 9, 2014 9:45 am

Fertitta Explains UFC 176 Cancellation

After the announcement of the postponement of UFC 176, chairman and CEO, Lorenzo Fertitta joins FOX Sports Live to explain why and when to look for it to be rescheduled for.