Archive: MMA NEWS

Sep 14, 2011 3:29 pm

Maldonado Out Of UFC On Versus 6 Bout With Rosa Due To Injury

The injury bug strikes once again. This time it’s UFC on Versus 6 undercard fighter, Fabio Maldonado, who has been forced out of his light-heavyweight matchup with Aaron Rosa due to an undisclosed injury. UFC officials announced the change earlier this afternoon via twitter. The show which features a bantamweight title fight between champion, Dominick...

Sep 14, 2011 3:21 pm

VIDEO: Sneak peak at TUF 14 premiere

Sneak Peek: Ultimate Fighter – Team Bisping vs. Team MillerGet More: Watch The Ultimate Fighter TUF 14 Dana White Michael Bisping Jason “Mayhem” Miller Josh Ferguson BJ Ferguson Casey Dyer featherweights bantamweights

Sep 14, 2011 3:13 pm

Chris Spang Takes Vacant Spot On Strikeforce Challengers 19 Undercard

At least one slot has been officially filled on the Strikeforce Challengers 19 card set for next month. Chris Spang, a Las Vegas resident, will now be put against Joe Ray in place of the injured Jerron Peoples. Strikeforce Challengers 19 is set to take place from the Pearl at the Palms Casino Resort in...

Sep 14, 2011 3:06 pm

The Ultimate Fighter Miller vs. Bisping Conference Call Highlights

With the latest season of The Ultimate Fighter reality series kicking off next week, the UFC held a media conference call today with coaches, Michael Bisping and Jason “Mayhem” Miller to help promote next week’s launch. Both fighter’s have a reputation for being outspoken and entertaining personalities both in and out of the cage and...

Sep 14, 2011 6:42 am

Rampage Jackson Near Obsession Over Regaining UFC Title

“That belt is the unified PRIDE and UFC world title, and that belt exists because of me beating Chuck Liddell and Dan Henderson in two straight fights to win the UFC and then PRIDE titles. Nothing felt better than becoming the first unified champ in MMA history. I plan on getting my belt back at...

Sep 14, 2011 6:33 am

Next Week's UFC 135 Events Open To The Public

If your appetite for MMA action has you in the Denver area next week than The Ultimate Fighting Championship would encourage you to attend next week’s UFC 135 pre-fight press conference and open-workouts. “UFC 135: Jones vs. Rampage” is set to take place on September 24 live on pay-per-view from Denver’s Pepsi Center. The card...

Sep 14, 2011 6:10 am

Dan Henderson Doesn't Think Anderson Silva Wants To Fight Him Again

“You’d have to ask Anderson Silva [why a rematch wasn’t booked for the inagural UFC on FOX event] . I don’t think it was close at all because I don’t think he wants to fight me. It was something that was talked about and I said, “Sure, no problem, I’ll do that.” I’d cut down...

Sep 14, 2011 6:00 am

Koscheck Blogs About Georges St. Pierre, Injury And Matt Hughes

UFC welterweight fighter, Josh Koscheck was recently brought on board over at Canadian media outlet, Sportsnet.ca to blog about his pre-fight thoughts and experiences leading up to his last minute bout with Matt Hughes at UFC 135. Below is his most recent contribution where he talks about his last fight with GSP, his injury and...

Sep 14, 2011 5:15 am

Two Fighters Out Of Strikeforce Challengers 19 With Injuries

With just nine days left until the Strikeforce Challengers 19 event kicks off, two of its participants have been forced off the card, including main event fighter Virgil Zwicker who was set to square off with the undefeated Lorenz Larkin. Jerron Peoples, who was scheduled to fight Joe Ray on the evening’s preliminary card, has...

Sep 14, 2011 5:05 am

MEXICO VERSUS GUATEMALA AT MMAX’S TEAM QUALIFIER THIS FRIDAY IN VEGAS

As the sport of mixed martial arts (MMA) explodes more and more in growth, the cream of the next crop of fighters is beginning to rise to the surface. This Friday, September 16th, the two best 145-pound amateur fighters in Las Vegas will lock horns with national pride and their futures on the line when...

Sep 14, 2011 5:00 am

Canton’s Bellator 51 Prelims Live on Spike.com Loaded with Ohio’s Best

In a city that is known for celebrating world-class athletes, Bellator Fighting Championships brings the greatest local talent to Canton, home of the National Football League Hall of Fame, on Saturday, September 24th from the Canton Civic Center for Bellator 51. The night will feature the quarterfinals of the Season 5 bantamweight tournament LIVE on...

Sep 13, 2011 6:46 pm

Junior Dos Santos Bringing His "A" Game For Cain Velasquez

“Cain is a tremendous athlete, and a great fighter. I doubt he’s been twiddling his thumbs the whole past year. He strikes me as a guy who probably made his way back to training as soon as he was cleared, and there is no question he will be as ready as me on November 12....

Sep 13, 2011 2:30 pm

VIDEO: Kurt Angle says Lesnar's Best Athlete over 250lbs

http://youtu.be/kyIm8vsAPDg “I have a lot of respect for Brock. I think that in any fight he’s in he has a chance. You don’t realize how strong and how athletic Brock Lesnar is until you get in that ring with him. I’ve sparred with him in real wrestling. I’m not going to tell you who won,...

Sep 13, 2011 2:24 pm

“Strikeforce: Barnett vs. Kharitonov” Ratings and Attendance Fail To Meet Expectations

Last weekend’s Strikeforce event failed to attract a live audience worth noting as estimates show less than a two thousand people attended. We also have figures to support a failed television broadcast for the event as well. According to reports the show averaged a meager 274,000 Showtime viewers which ranks the show 17th in Strikeforce...

Sep 13, 2011 2:06 pm

Carlos Condit: I have the mental edge in a lot of my fights.

“He’s human. He’s an incredible fighter and I know some of the best fighters in the world haven’t been able to figure him out, but I’m dangerous. I’m a dynamic fighter. I think I have a lot of ways to win and I also have a mentality and a mental toughness that a lot of...