Archive: MMA NEWS

Sep 27, 2012 11:07 am

Cris Cyborg: Ronda Rousey Isn’t A Mixed Martial Artist | MMA NEWS

Former Strikeforce featherweight champion, Cris “Cyborg” Santos, has been lobbying and campaigning for a grudge match with bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey for months now. In this latest interview conducted by Brazil’s, nocautetransamerica, she again blasts the new face of WMMA with insults and talks about the progression of her career. Here are some highlights: Ricardo...

Sep 27, 2012 10:47 am

Greg Jackson Confirms That Jon Jones Elbow Is Merely Strained | UFC NEWS

“It’s a personal choice, and when there’s a lot on the line, like a world title, I think that’s what you have to do. You have to kind of have that mentality where you’re not going to get stopped. As you’re coming up [the ranks], it’s a personal choice for the fighter, but it’s not...


Sep 27, 2012 10:21 am

‘UFC On FUEL TV: Struve Vs. Miocic’ Main Card Fighters Sound Off On Event | UFC NEWS

“Five round fight? This isn’t going five…” –Struve “There’s a lot on the line…” – Miocic “There’s hometown pressure, but nothing like my last fight…” – Hardy “I’m ready to really make a mark in the division…” – Hathaway “We are evenly matched, one of us is going up the rankings”… – Maguire The Ultimate...

Sep 26, 2012 10:05 am

Undefeated Cat Zingano Rejoins Invicta FC 3 Event, Set To Face Raquel Pennington Oct. 6 | MMA NEWS

In the wake of her canceled Strikeforce debut, undefeated sensation Cat “Alpha” Zingano (6-0) of Denver, Colo. will rejoin the much-anticipated Invicta Fighting Championships women’s Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fight card at Memorial Hall in Kansas City on Saturday, Oct. 6 and battle highly-touted prospect Raquel “Rocky” Pennington (3-1) of Colorado Springs, Colo. in a...

Sep 26, 2012 9:54 am

Rory MacDonald Planning To Switch Up Training For Penn | UFC NEWS

“It’s been tough [waiting for my injury to heal]. I’m ready to fight right away. I’m not one to sit on the sidelines. But it seems like I can’t stop getting injured in training. I’m going to make changes in how I prepare for fights and to do things my way from now on. It’s...

Sep 26, 2012 9:47 am

Anderson Silva: Sonnen Has Learned His Lesson | UFC NEWS

“The barbecue at the house happened, but unfortunately he did not come.” “It was a satisfaction, a sense of accomplishment. Brazil was placed where it really should be. Other athletes who are supposedly thinking about speaking ill of Brazilians and our culture, our people, will think twice. I think Chael has learned his lesson.” The...

Sep 26, 2012 9:44 am

Bisping On Weidman: If he’s next, so be it | UFC NEWS

“There was talk of it. Before the fight between Anderson Silva and Georges St. Pierre was spoken of, Joe Silva said that if I put on a striking clinic and did a good job against Brian Stann, that a title fight with Anderson Silva was something they could sell. Whether it’s my turn next or...

Sep 26, 2012 9:33 am

UFC’s Chris Leben: I’m flat broke | UFC NEWS

“Yeah, I’m flat-out broke right now. Being broke sucks. It’s probably one of my biggest things where I just feel terrible. I feel terrible for having put my wife through so much and all because of the poor decisions that I’ve made. The year’s been hard. The year’s been a struggle. The only thing I...

Sep 26, 2012 9:28 am

PHOTO | OneFC Releases Pic Of First Championship Belt | MMA NEWS

The up-and-coming OneFC MMA promotion has yet to crown a champion. However, at “OneFC: Rise of Kings” on October 6th, that will end and two will be crowned. In this photo, dug up by our boys over at middleeasy.com, we get the first glimpse of what OneFC gold looks like.

Sep 26, 2012 9:22 am

Gina Carano Lands Roll In Female Version Of Expendables | MMA NEWS

Popular female MMA fighter turned Hollywood starlet, Gina Carano, has reportedly landed herself another leading roll on the big screen. Described as the “female version of the expendables” Carano is the first actress cast for the yet to be filmed movie project. Popular Hollywood publication, Variety, leaked the information last week and recently got a...

Sep 26, 2012 9:17 am

VIDEO | First ‘UFC 153: Silva vs. Bonnar’ Promo | UFC NEWS

The pound-for-pound king and middleweight champion Anderson “The Spider” Silva will once again take a risky weight class move upward to meet The Ultimate Fighter season one finalist Stephan Bonnar, who has won three straight bouts.

Sep 26, 2012 9:13 am

Kendall Grove Signs with the AFC | MMA NEWS

UFC Veteran Kendall “Da Spyder” Grove signs a multi-fight contract with the Aggression Fighting Championship (AFC). The Aggression Fighting Championship (AFC) is thrilled to announce that 13 time UFC vet and The Ultimate Fighter winner Kendall “Da Spyder” Grove has signed a multifight deal with Canada’s fastest growing promotion. Grove will debut co-headlining a stacked...

Sep 26, 2012 9:10 am

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen Cast As Star In Hit TV Show? | UFC NEWS

The hit television show, “It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia”” has reportedly re-cast it’s stars and as such, UFC middleweight turned light-heavyweight, Chael Sonnen is reportedly ready to make his mark as a sitcom star! Or is he? Hop to page two to check out the official trailer released by FX.

Sep 25, 2012 5:46 pm

Strikeforce: ‘Melendez vs Healy’ Fighters – Getting Paid Despite Cancellation

Parent company of Strikeforce, Zuffa canceled the Sept. 29 event when Showtime concluded not to air it following the injury of Strikeforce lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez. The company plans to compensate all 19 athletes who were left without a fight.  Among the confirmed to have been promised at least partial pay are Pat Healy, Jorge...

Sep 25, 2012 4:16 pm

Velasquez Says Overeem's Title Ambitions Need To Go Through Him | UFC NEWS

“I think he would want to fight him (Overeem) more, just because of the words they’ve been throwing back and forth, but he has to fight me first. Right now, I’m expecting for the rematch to happen, so that’s what I’m thinking about. If the UFC tells me different, then I gotta prepare for something...

Sep 25, 2012 11:05 am

Bellator CEO Fires Back At Dana White For "Hypocritical Statement" | MMA NEWS

“It’s a very, very hypocritical statement. We had to go through the exact same process with Zuffa when we signed ‘King Mo.’ Zuffa released ‘King Mo’ Lawal on March 27, 2012. They went public with their release, they put it up on their own website, on UFC.com, Dana confirmed the release of ‘King Mo’ to...

Sep 25, 2012 10:59 am

Melendez Says Training Light to Avoid Injuries Is Not The Answer | MMA NEWS

“I’m trying to just get ready for the fight and be prepared as possible [in camp]. You just hope to stay injury free. It’s hard to put that on the fighters: the responsibility of not getting injured. You can’t just spar light and go out there and perform like crap. It’s a tough thing to...

Sep 25, 2012 10:49 am

Quick Twitt | Chael Sonnen's New Target Is Definitely Jon Jones | UFC NEWS

Anderson Silva is enjoying his peace and serenity somewhere in Brazil right now, but UFC light-heavyweight champion, Jon Jones, is somewhere in the states feeling the wrath of Chael Sonnen. The middleweight, turned light-heavyweight has apparently decided to lay off his bitter rival Anderson Silva and is now completely focused on insulting every aspect of...

Sep 25, 2012 9:56 am

VIDEO | Amir Sadollah in Preparation For Dan Hardy at CSA Holland | UFC NEWS

Ultimate fighter winner Amir Sadollah is fighting the dangerous Brit Dan Hardy in the Co main event on UFC Struve VS Miocic in Nothingham on September 29th. For his preparation Amir choose to train in Helmond (Netherlands) at the new CSA Holland Gym. This gym is completly equiped by Booster Fight Gear and has a...