Archive: MMA NEWS

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...

Sep 25, 2012 9:42 am

Showtime Releases Statement On Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Healy" Cancellation | MMA NEWS

Incase you missed it, ZUFFA took another hit this week with another cancellation of a major MMA event. This time however it was Strikeforce that was forced to halt a show when headliner and lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez withdrew with an injured shoulder. While it is unclear on whether or not Strikeforce would have tried...

Sep 25, 2012 9:37 am

Dana White Names The UFC's Top 5 Pay-Per-View Stars | UFC NEWS

Last weekend during the UFC 152 post-fight press conference UFC President Dana White confirmed to all in attendance his top 5 pay-per-view draws. While the UFC maintains its firm stance on not revealing its PPV buy-rates, the UFC boss was frustrated with a recent report from the Toronto Sun which listed several reasons why the...

Sep 24, 2012 3:59 pm

Happy With Retirement Says Fedor Emelianenko | MMA NEWS

I am still training, but I am not training for a fight… Recently I went to Greece on vacation with my family and had a great time. Retirement is very enjoyable and I am content with my life… No I do not miss the ring (laughs)… I still planned to be involved in sport and...

Sep 24, 2012 3:54 pm

Mike Pyle says he’s going to fight James Head at TUF 16 finale | UFC NEWS

The welterweight knockout artist Mike Pyle (23-8-1 MMA, 6-3 UFC) tweeted that his next fight will be against James Head (9-2 MMA, 2-1 UFC) at The Ultimate Fighter 16 finale on Dec. 15 at The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino. It’s not been announced whether the fight will take place on the...

Sep 24, 2012 3:44 pm

VIDEO | Vitor Belfort POPS Jon Jones' Arm (Gracie Breakdown feat. Ed O'Neill)

In this special episode of the Gracie Breakdown, Ryron and Rener are joined by 22 year Gracie Jiu-Jitsu practitioner and Gracie Academy black belt, Ed O’Neill. Even though Ed had to attend the 64th Annual Emmy Awards Ceremony on Sunday evening (“Modern Family” is nominated for 14 awards this year!), he made time to sneak...

Sep 24, 2012 12:20 pm

Despite Marine Corps Bureaucaracy MMA Style Competition Still In The Works | MMA News

  The Marine Corps announced back on May 2011 by the now-retired Sgt. Maj. Carlton Kent plans to create competitions similar to those tied to the Modern Army Combatives Program.   He said then that the tournament-style program was expected to start within a year.  It’s four months past its target date.     Gunnery Sgt....

Sep 24, 2012 11:09 am

Jon Jones Wants To Handle Unfinished Business With Dan Henderson | UFC NEWS

“[The UFC 151 controversy] affected me a lot, but I made up my mind to keep my eyes on the prize through all the adversity and remember why I’m here. I’m here to win. I’m here to be a great champion. Trials and tribulations are there for a reason. As long as things weren’t life...

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...