Archive: MMA NEWS

Sep 24, 2012 10:59 am

VIDEO | FUEL TV 5 In Focus: Struve vs. Miocic Preview | UFC NEWS

In Focus” dives deep into the worlds of Stefan Struve and Stipe Miocic, two UFC heavyweights on a collision course. On September 29th at UFC On FUEL TV 5, these giants will go to war in the Octagon to prove they’re the next big thing.

Sep 24, 2012 10:56 am

Invicta Fighting Championships Forms Strategic Alliance with Super Fight League to Develop Women's MMA Talent out of India | MMA NEWS

Invicta Fighting Championships and India-based Super Fight League announced today that the two Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) promotions have formed a strategic alliance to develop women’s MMA talent out of India. The relationship is intended to support Invicta FC’s goals of identifying the best women’s fight talent around the globe and producing the best possible...

Sep 24, 2012 10:55 am

Dana White Hopes Boxing Does Great, But Blasts Bob Arum | UFC NEWS

“I’m happy for them. Whenever boxing does good things and they pull killer pay-per-view (numbers), I’m always watching to see what they do on pay-per-view. And I’m not like those (expletives), they did this much, I’m happy for them. I want to see combat sports do better. I want to see boxing pull bigger numbers....

Sep 24, 2012 10:49 am

Super Fight League Launch Weekly MMA Events In India | MMA NEWS

Super Fight League (SFL) is proud to announce the launch of Friday Night Fight Nights starting October 12th 2012. Fights will be taking place every week live from a specially designed arena in Mumbai in front of an exclusive invitation only audience. Programming will last for three hours each week with weigh-ins, live fights and...


Sep 24, 2012 10:44 am

After UFC 152 Scare, Jones Admits He Needs To Embrace Jiu Jitsu | UFC NEWS

“I would rate the performance, I think it was a good performance, but there was definitely a lot of room to improve. Vitor had me second-guessing myself. I’ve just got to get more comfortable in the Octagon. I work so hard on my wrestling and so hard on my standup. I definitely need to embrace...

Sep 24, 2012 10:39 am

Belfort Admits He Eased Up On Armbar After Feeling It Pop | UFC NEWS

“I’ve always had great respect for Jon Jones and know he is a great champion. When I felt his arm snap, I decreased the pressure, and he got out. Simple as that. During the bout, he managed to work his elbows well (from the top), but I was never afraid. But he was very good...

Sep 22, 2012 10:56 am

UFC President Snaps Back At Jones: "Jones Knew UFC 151 Would Get Canceled" | UFC NEWS

Yesterday during our UFC 152 pre-fight press conference coverage we shared a statement from UFC light-heavyweight champion, Jon Jones. In the statement the champion stated clearly that the UFC brass did not notify him of the UFC 151 cancellation and while the champ admits, it may not have made a difference in his decision process,...

Sep 22, 2012 10:56 am

Video | UFC President Dana White's UFC 152 Blog | UFC NEWS

It isn’t UFC fight week without a video blog from the UFC boss, Dana White. In the latest installment from the UFC president, he takes off for Toronto and gives viewers behind the scenes access of the UFC’s last event. UFC 152: Jones vs. Belfort goes down tonight on PPV.

Sep 22, 2012 10:55 am

THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER FRIDAYS EPISODE 2 RECAP AND RESULTS | UFC NEWS

The Ultimate Fighter Fridays episode two – “What We Do” – aired on FX on Friday evening and saw Team Carwin win the inaugural fight of the competition, as Neil Magny claimed a unanimous decision victory over Las Vegas native Cameron Diffley. Magny said: “Winning was a big relief. To be able to get that...

Sep 22, 2012 1:19 am

Vitor Belfort Old Mentor & New Camp | UFC News

  Vitor Belfort joined the Blackzilians after leaving Xtreme Coture.  Mario Sperry who is Belfort’s old teammate and mentor is currently the coach at famed Blackzilians.  Both learned Jiu-Jitsu from the legendary Carlson Gracie. MMA Fighting talks to both and asked Sperry when the two met “That’s a funny question,” says the gray-haired Sperry, because...

Sep 21, 2012 1:27 pm

UFC 152: Jones vs. Belfort Weigh-In Results | UFC NEWS

Today the UFC held the official “UFC 152: Jones vs. Belfort” weigh-ins ceremony. All fighters made weight for their scheduled bouts tomorrow night. Full weigh-in results are as follows: MAIN CARD: (Pay-per-view) Champ Jon Jones (204.6) vs. Vitor Belfort (204.2) Joseph Benavidez (124.4) vs. Demetrious Johnson (125) Michael Bisping (185.6) vs. Brian Stann (185.4) Matt...

Sep 21, 2012 12:50 pm

Ontario Athletic Commission Does Not Drug Test, UFC Will | UFC News

UFC events held in the United States have been scrutinized for its degree in which they drug test.  Shouts of better regulations have been clamoring at the athletic commission.  UFC events outside the United States don’t have a regulatory body to oversee events, and when they do, often aren’t quite up to par with what...

Sep 21, 2012 10:15 am

With Dedication Arthur Jones Could Be UFC Champ Says Jon | UFC NEWS

“Football is “Arthur’s passion in life. But if that career were to end up as a dead end, Arthur wouldn’t hesitate to pursue mixed martial arts. The dedication that it would take for him to get down to the 265 heavyweight limit, I think it would transform him mentally into the warrior he needs to...

Sep 20, 2012 4:01 pm

Arlovski Calls Out Cormier | Strikeforce News

Frank Mir’s knee injury early this week sets in motion a hunt for a worthy opponent opposite Daniel Cormier.  There’s been talks of Fabricio Verdum stepping in to take Mir’s place but via twitter yesterday former UFC heavyweight championAndrei Arlovski states: “I’m getting a lot of tweets about fighting (Daniel Cormier).  And if the fans...