Archive: MMA NEWS

Nov 14, 2014 11:41 am

My Training Became A Retirmement Joke For Forrest Griffin

“Almost everybody at the UFC level can fight through an injury. We’re all hurt by the time the fight comes. I’m starting camps off with the injuries that I haven’t properly addressed and that’s affecting the way I train, movements we’re using and what we can do on a certain day. I’ve got Forrest Griffin...

Nov 14, 2014 10:47 am

REPLAY! Cain Velasquez’s UFC 180 Media Scrum

UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez talks about what sidelined him for UFC 180, Fabricio Werdum, The Ultimate Fighter, MMA in Mexico, facing Werdum, and much more during a media scrum at UFC 180 media day Thursday.

Nov 14, 2014 10:33 am

UFC 180: Media Day Highlights

Catch up with the stars from UFC 180 at Ultimate Media Day. Interim title challenger Fabricio Werdum talks about his matchup with Mark Hunt, while Hunt discusses the prospects of stepping in. Watch all the action this Saturday on Pay-Per-View.

Nov 14, 2014 10:23 am

UFC 180 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 3

On episode #3 of UFC 180 Embedded, interim heavyweight title contenders Fabricio Werdum and Mark Hunt make the promo rounds, doing photo shoots, interviews and open workouts. Ricardo Lamas embraces the Mexican fans, entertaining at the packed fan event and taking a jab at fellow featherweight Conor McGregor. That night, featherweight Dennis Bermudez gets in...

Nov 13, 2014 10:28 pm

‘JUST SCRAP Nov. 14’ Weigh-In Results – Two Miss Weight

Tonight, from the Edith Kanaka’ole Tennis Stadium, in Hilo, Hawaii, all thirty-eight of the JUST SCRAP fighters hit the scales to make their bouts for tomorrow night, official. Only two fighters missed the mark during today’s emotionally tense event. The full list of results is as follows: Professional: Collin Reuter (170.8) vs. Ross Ebanez (170.6) Bill...

Nov 13, 2014 5:40 pm

CAIN! “Interim Belt, Interim champion. Not the champion”

“It’s the interim belt, you know. It’s the interim belt. We’re going to fight for the real one coming up. So I don’t think too much into it. When I have my chance to fight, we’ll fight for the real one. “That’s how I view it. Because it’s the interim belt. Interim belt, interim champion....

Nov 13, 2014 5:30 pm

White: Fighters need to start ‘reeling it back a bit’ in training

  UFC President Dana White has been dealing with fight canceling injuries, at an alarming rate. This weekend’s UFC 180 event is the perfect example. Norman Parke, Joe Lauzon, Diego Sanchez, and Cain Velasquez have all been forced to withdraw from the event, making the promotion’s debut in Mexico a shell of its former self....

Nov 13, 2014 4:41 pm

Bethe Correia Turned Down Bout With Miesha Tate

“They offered me to fight Miesha three times. The first date was in December, then January and February, but I couldn’t take it because I’m injured. I tried to convince my doctor to let me fight, but he said I can’t come back before March. I can fight King Kong in March, but I can’t...

Nov 13, 2014 4:27 pm

Nate Diaz: Size No Issue For Nick, Against Anderson Silva

    “Nick’s a good size. Anderson Silva fought Ryo Chonan, Jeremy Horn. All those guys weren’t the biggest guys. Nick’s a good size for 185. He’s not huge, but it should be a good fight. That’s a fighters’ fight. “Oh course [Silva’s] probably going to hit hard and be bigger a little bit, but...

Nov 13, 2014 4:07 pm


UFC heavyweight champion, Cain Velasquez has had a career plagued with dominance, and injury. Having not fought in a year, the Ultimate Fighting Championship, is looking at potentially stripping Cain from his world-title. UFC President Dana White explained the situation to “We’re headed in that direction now. This next fight in Mexico is for...

Nov 13, 2014 4:01 pm

Cowboy Cerrone Flies A Plane, Does Flips

I believe I can flllllllly. (R-Kelly voice) No such thing as toooo much fun. Learning to fly A video posted by Donald Cerrone (@cowboycerrone) on Nov 11, 2014 at 3:52pm PST Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone is a wild man. If he’s not base jumping off the Las Vegas needle (replay HERE), he’s learning how to do...

Nov 13, 2014 3:52 pm

Jon Jones Stuns Teammates With Music Selection

@cubswanson @ikevf at least @abirchakmma likes my music A video posted by Jon Bones Jones (@jonnybones) on Nov 11, 2014 at 10:17am PST UFC light-heavyweight champion, Jon “Bones” Jones rolls up on his teammates, and gets a sour reaction for his musical selection. Enjoy!

Nov 13, 2014 3:48 pm

Team Alpha Male Calendar Shoot

If there’s one you’ve always wanted, it’s a fresh new Team Alpha Male Calendar. Now you can have one! Check it: First rule of @teamalphamalemma calendar u can't talk about #TAM calendar. Coming soon. @ufc @honfoto @tjdillashaw @joejitsu @lastcall155 @jbmma155 @lancepalmer @holdsworth135 @touchyfili @chadmendes #lebronlighting #hasselblad #broncolor #blockboymedia A photo posted by Urijah Faber (@urijahfaber)...

Nov 13, 2014 3:44 pm

PHOTO | Chuck Liddell on set of Warpigs

Former UFC light-heavyweight champion, Chuck ‘The Iceman’ Liddell keeps busy as a retired MMA Legend. Here’s the latest from the man himself: On the set of War Pigs #warpigs #WWII #goodtimes A photo posted by Chuck Liddell (@theofficialchuckliddell) on Nov 11, 2014 at 3:04pm PST Thank you to those who have served and those who...

Nov 13, 2014 1:51 pm

Velasquez on pulling out of UFC 180

“My knee was pretty jacked up the whole training camp. I felt it was very unstable. My meniscus was torn. It was pretty bad. I needed to get it fixed.”   Cain Velasquez on if he tried to work through the injury: “I tried everything I could – not wrestling, not doing jiu-jitsu, just boxing....

Nov 13, 2014 1:13 pm

Gustafsson on not fighting Jones, matchup with Anthony Johnson

Alexander Gustafsson joins UFC Tonight to discuss missing out on his rematch with Jon Jones and his upcoming bout with Anthony Johnson. Alexander Gustafsson to Cormier on tips on how to beat Jon Jones: “Be fast and work on your footwork. It’ll be a great fight. I can’t wait to see it. I want to...

Nov 13, 2014 12:55 pm

Sonnen: “He’s not as good as they say he is”

“Your brother’s been in there with Georges St-Pierre. I fought Anderson Silva before and I’ve worked out with Georges St-Pierre and I had a much harder time with St-Pierre. That was my experience. Styles come into it, but St-Pierre was far superior of an athlete and a fighter. I think your brother has been in...

Nov 13, 2014 11:54 am

Holm No Longer Set To Make UFC Debut, Out With Injury

Top female fighting prospect, Holly Holm has been forced to pull out of her UFC debut with an injury. Holm was scheduled to face Raquel Pennington on Dec. 7 in, Las Vegas, as part of the UFC 181 event. The Brazilian press was first to report the news, which was later confirmed by

Nov 13, 2014 11:22 am

Luke Rockhold Readying To Replace Vitor Belfort

According to reports coming out of UFC Tonight, top UFC middleweight contender, Luke Rockhold is staying in-shape and ready for a chance at the UFC’s 185 pound strap. The AKA trained fighter told UFC Tonight that he is keeping himself on standby incase Vitor Belfort fails a pre-fight drug test. While there might be a...

Nov 13, 2014 11:16 am

Jacare vs. Romero Set For UFC 184

The UFC’s return trip to Los Angeles continues to take shape,today, with the addition of a middleweight contest between Yoel Romero and Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza. UFC officials announced the news just moments ago. UFC 184 is going down from the Staples Center, in Los Angeles, and will feature a middleweight main event between Vitor Belfort and...

Nov 13, 2014 10:24 am

Tim Kennedy Hinting At Retirement?

According to reports, UFC funny man, Tim Kennedy is toying with the idea of retirement. The Team Jackson middleweight fighter is coming off a disappointing defeat, at the hands of Will Romero, and  into surgery to repair a minor knee injury. These stressors seem to have Kennedy second-guessing his career as a prize-fighter. In a statement...

Nov 13, 2014 10:09 am

Will Brooks: ‘Chandler a product of a pumped up ego’

“I chalk it up to, his ego doesn’t allow him to step outside of himself and really examine the big picture. I think sometimes his ego and the people around him pump his ego so much that he’s not allowed to see his different things. But it’s not my problem. I control what I can...

Nov 13, 2014 9:06 am

UFC 180 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 2

On episode #2 of UFC 180 Embedded, interim heavyweight title contenders Fabricio Werdum and Mark Hunt visit some fellow giants, NBA players practicing for their own Mexico City showdown. Soon-to-be-opponents Dennis Bermudez and Ricardo Lamas make nice at an NBA photo shoot. UFC Embedded is an all-access, behind-the-scenes video blog series focusing on the buildup...

Nov 12, 2014 4:09 pm

Chael Sonnen Explains Move To ESPN

    “I was getting ready to fight Anderson the first time, and there was a UFC expo shortly before our fight. The way that Mandalay Bay works, there’s the Expo Center and there’s a long hallway. This thing is like a quarter mile, it’s like a lap around the track to get back to...

Nov 12, 2014 4:04 pm

Nate Diaz Reveals Root Of Contract Dispute With The UFC

“I went to sign this contract to fight for the title against Henderson, and when I went to sign my contract, they were locking me down for eight fights for sh-tty pay. I was like, ‘This is a world title fight, and you’re going to pay me this chump change?’… I’m like, ‘OK, this is...

Nov 12, 2014 3:43 pm

Champ T.J. Dillashaw: “I wanna fight Aldo so bad”

“I wanna fight Aldo so bad, dude. I will beat Aldo. I wanna fight him. I respect him, he’s an awesome fighter.” … “I hope Cub Swanson wins. I like Frankie Edgar as a fighter, but Cub Swanson is a super cool dude and his stand-up gotten so much better. We have already seen Frankie...