Archive: MMA NEWS

Jun 28, 2014 2:54 pm

Belfort Wants To Fight Weidman In Brazilian Stadium, Says Champ Needs To Train More

In a recent interview with The Brazilian Press, Former UFC Champion Vitor Belfort called out the middleweight champion Chris Weidman, and requested that a fight between the two take place at a Brazilian Soccer Stadium. Weidman faces off with Lyoto Machida next week in Las Vegas. Should he be victorious, Vitor Belfort is believed to...

Jun 28, 2014 2:30 pm

Ferreira Wants Dollaway Rematch: ‘I Beat Him 11 Out Of 10 Times’

“I had a turbulent camp at that time. I got sick three times and I also wasn’t in the best of my days, I entered a little anxious. Besides, I virtually didn’t show up to fight. I feel that my body was there but my head was somewhere else and I was induced to make...

Jun 28, 2014 2:25 pm

Nate Marquardt:“I believe this is where I’m supposed to be, at 185.”

Nate Marquardt made his return to the middleweight division at UFC Fight Night 43, where he submitted hard-hitting James Te Huna in the first round. The win snapped his three fight losing streak (all contested at welterweight). After the fight at the post-fight press conference Marquardt spoke about his return to the division that he...

Jun 28, 2014 6:33 am

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighters React To Marquardt’s Submission Over Te Huna

Early Saturday morning, the UFC hit Auckland with a UFC Fight Pass event. In typical fashion, MMA’s brightest personalities took to their respective twitter accounts to share their post-fight reactions. Here they are: Wow sick walkout by te huna! #haka #UFCfightNightAuckLand — Jerome-Max Holloway (@BlessedMMA) June 28, 2014 Ufc Auckland trending lets goooo Tehuna —...

Jun 27, 2014 7:14 pm

Kelvin Gastelum Fined For Missed Weight, Issues Apology

Earlier today Kelvin Gastelum missed weight for his co-main event tomorrow night on FOX Sports 1. The Ultimate Fighter winner was given two additional hours to make the contracted weight-limit of 171lbs and failed. As a result he was forced to give up 20% of his purse to his opponent. Kelvin also took to twitter...

Jun 27, 2014 7:06 pm

Jon Jones And His Double Shotgun Blast

UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones shows off some of his toys and his shooting skills. The Caption Reads, Having fun with some friend. #deleting

Jun 27, 2014 6:57 pm

Top Ultimate Fighter Moments

The first five seasons of The Ultimate Fighter produced some classic and memorable moments. Check out the top 8 moments of the 25 highlighted in the Best of The Ultimate Fighter.

Jun 27, 2014 6:06 pm

Thiago Silva Books First Fight Since Arrest

Former top UFC contender Thiago Silva will be looking to put his personal problems aside when he returns to action late August. The Blackzilian fighter is schedule to fight for a local Florida promotion on August 29. An opponent has yet to be named for Silva. The event is scheduled to go down from the War Memorial...

Jun 27, 2014 5:23 pm

STAREDOWNS! Swanson-Stephens Square Off In Texas

Today at the At&T Center in San Antonio, Texas, Saturday’s main event fighters squared off for fight fans in anticipation of tomorrow’s fight on FOX Sports 1. (Pictured left to right: Cub Swanson, Jeremy Stephens)

Jun 27, 2014 6:52 am

Chael Sonnen: ‘Biting guys In Soccer A Very Weird Thing To Do’

“Lets start with what happened on the soccer field. To bite someone in the course of battle at least somehow makes some kind of sense. To walk up behind a guy and just bite into his shoulder is just a very weird thing to do.” “I’ve never experienced it in the Octagon, but I have...

Jun 27, 2014 6:45 am

Jon Fitch Gets New Sponsor, Will Be First Fighter Paid With Digital Currency

When top welterweight fighter steps into the cage next month for The World Series of Fighting, he will be fighting for a new type of funds in Digital Currency. NBC’s Brian Kelly breaks it down: … So, I’m sponsoring Jon Fitch, the No.2 Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) World Ranked Welterweight, in his upcoming fight on...

Jun 27, 2014 6:37 am

UFC’s Year-End Event Will Not Take Place This Year

That’s right, UFC 182 will take place on Jan. 3, 2015 instead of the usual Saturday after Christmas. According to MMAJunkie, the UFC has confirmed this date. So why the date change? Simply because the UFC doesn’t want to put on an event two days after Christmas. This year the holiday lands on a Thursday,...

Jun 27, 2014 6:37 am

The UFC Adds Three Big Names To UFN: Hunt vs. Nelson

The UFC will return to Japan in September for UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs. Nelson event. It appears that the UFC is planning on giving the Japanese fans a huge night of fights featuring plenty of fan favorites and local talent. It’s safe to say that Mark Hunt is one of those favorites. As for...