Archive: MMA NEWS

Jun 25, 2014 6:48 pm

Winner Of Machida-Weidman Next For Vitor, Confirms Belfort Camp

According to reports coming out of UFC Tonight on FOX Sports 1, Vitor Belfort is readying for his title shot, and expects to face the winner of Lyoto Machida vs. Chris Weidman. Weidman vs. Machida takes place next Saturday from The Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. Chris Weidman will look to defend his...

Jun 25, 2014 6:47 pm

Cruz Ready, Wants Mizugaki Fight In UFC Return

The injury prone, former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz (pictured right) is ready to return to action. After two-years of inactivity. ‘UFC Tonight’ on FOX Sports 1 broke the news, stating that Cruz’s camp wants a fight against Takeya Mizugaki, and believe that a win over the top 10 fighter will put Dominick right back...

Jun 25, 2014 6:47 pm

Emelianenko Facing Potential 4-6 Years In Prison For Alleged Rape Charges In Russia

Younger brother to famed fighter, Fedor, Aleksander Emelianenko is in a load of trouble. Following charges of Rape in Russia, the MMA fighter, who originally fled from authorities, is apparently facing up to six-years in prison if found guilty. The victim’s lawyer recently released the following statement: “First, the court should extend Emelianenko’s arrest which...

Jun 25, 2014 12:54 pm

Silva Blasts Barnett: ‘I’ll teach him the lessons his mother didn’t’

“I woke up this morning and saw his interview. He’s giving excuses because he’s scared. That’s the word. He says he won’t fight me because he doesn’t want to give me name and money with this fight, but the truth is he’s scared. “I think he should take a look at the rankings. I’m ranked...


Jun 25, 2014 12:48 pm

Johnson Says World Cup To Blame For Low UFC 174 Numbers

UFC 174 didn’t perform in the box office. The pay-per-view event, headlined by a flyweight title fight wasn’t expected to be a record breaker, but it may have been, just in the wrong direction. Demetrious Johnson recently weighed in on the matter in an interview with Sherdog.com: “My job is to go out there and...

Jun 25, 2014 12:40 pm

‘Money’ Still Pissed Over Aldo Fence Grab In First Encounter

“It sucks looking back on it. I’ve watched that fight multiple times, and it pisses me off every time. I mean, that definitely would have changed at least the first round… We’re definitely going to be talking to the refs beforehand this time, and I’m really going to be working on getting takedowns out in...

Jun 25, 2014 10:07 am

UFC’s VanZant Credits Ken Shamrock For Early MMA Development

“He was there the whole time. He was our head coach so it was really awesome. I had a few boxing fights before I did MMA and he went to all of them. He was a really, really big support for the first part of my career. I am still in touch with his family....

Jun 25, 2014 6:49 am

Ronda Rousey: ‘I can beat any girl in the world in BJJ, Gi or No’

  “One thing that I couldn’t stand when I was just watching MMA and coming from Judo was all these people talking about how the Jiu Jitsu people would beat any Judo player. It was such a stereotype that I thought, and still think, that I could beat any girl in the world, any weight...

Jun 25, 2014 6:46 am

White Thinks Entire TUF 1 Cast Should Be In UFC HOF

“I think that’s a must. I think that entire season should be inducted. Without a doubt that group of people are all game changers.” “I’ve thought about the whole cast should be (in the hall of fame). Even the Canadian Jason Thacker — without the group of people that we had and the way the...

Jun 25, 2014 6:43 am

Edgar: ‘I’m supposed to win, but it’s still BJ Penn’

“It’s been a year (since last fight), so that alone gets the juices flowing. But I just don’t want to lose the third time out. The first two times, I wasn’t supposed to win. Now I’m supposed to win and I definitely don’t want to lose now.” “I think he knows this is his last...

Jun 25, 2014 6:38 am

Struve: ‘I should be walking through everybody Under Top 5’

“I can’t wait to get back in there healthy, feeling better and to really show how good I am. As I said before, in my opinion, I should have not lost that last fight. I should be on a five-fight win streak. It is what it is, I can’t change anything about it. The only...

Jun 25, 2014 5:57 am

Jared Rosholt On Former Opponent Walt Harris: ‘I felt bad for him’

  UFC heavyweight Jared Rosholt, who is currently 2-0 in the UFC, will fight Soa Palelei this Saturday at UFC Fight Night 43 in Auckland, New Zealand. The card will be featured on UFC Fight Pass and Rosholt vs. Palelei are the co-main event. Rosholt recently spoke with MMAJunkie Radio. During the conversation, Rosholt expressed...

Jun 25, 2014 5:57 am

UFC Signs Taiwanese Fighter Rocky Lee, Mentions Plans For More Asian Destinations

The UFC’s Mark Fischer, who manages the Asian dealings for the company, just released some new information about the UFC’s plans. First off is the announcement that the UFC has signed undefeated Taiwanese fighter Rocky Lee. Lee is 3-0 and will make his debut at the UFC’ card in Macau this August. No opponent has...

Jun 22, 2014 3:28 pm

More Than 50 UFC Stars to Appear at UFC Fan Expo in Vegas July 5 & 6

The Ultimate Fighting Championship is excited to announce more than 50 UFC stars scheduled to appear at the 2014 UFC Fan Expo on Sat., July 5 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. and Sun., July 6 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. PT at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas. The largest gathering...

Jun 22, 2014 3:20 pm

Jones: ‘Chael Almost Gained My Favor In Handling Of Failed Drug Test’

“I watched him on UFC Tonight. I thought he handled it very responsibly. I really admired him being vulnerable and telling the world about the situation with his wife and things like that. I’ve been very vocal about not respecting steroid users and guys who cheat. But Chael almost gained an exception with the way...

Jun 22, 2014 8:53 am

‘WSOF 10: Branch vs. Taylor’ Full Results

World Series of Fighting 10, delivered an excellent night of fights on NBC Sports. Three title fights and a slew of other compelling match ups made the promotions return to Las Vegas a must see for any fight fan. If you missed it, here are the full results: MAIN CARD: David Branch def. Jesse Taylor...