Archive: MMA NEWS

Sep 18, 2012 10:15 am

VIDEO | The UFC Takes Us Through Jon Jones' Journey Through The Ranks | UFC NEWS

On August 9, 2008, no one knew much about Jon Jones. That was the day he graced the UFC Octagon for the first time against Andre Gusmao. Nicknamed “Bones”, Jones was a former junior college national wrestling champion who began fighting professionally to take care of his family. Learn more about his journey moving up...


Sep 18, 2012 9:43 am

Ortiz, Cruz & Sonnen Breakdown UFC 152 Main Card | UFC NEWS

The Ultimate Fighting Championship organization returns to Toronto this Saturday with a stacked card featuring six of the most exciting names in all of mixed martial arts. Everyone is talking about the top three bouts in particular, including former opponents of the UFC 152 fighters. In the main event, Jon “Bones” Jones makes the fourth...

Sep 18, 2012 9:36 am

MFC Announces Major New Regulations For Title Fights, Weigh-Ins And Drug Testing | MMA NEWS

Always an organization at the forefront of change and new ideas, the Maximum Fighting Championship is pleased to announce and confirm three key new procedures. The most significant new procedure revolves around regulations for title belt matchups and how they relate to weigh-ins. No longer is a title fight immediately relegated to non-title status if...

Sep 18, 2012 9:33 am

Lightweight & Bantamweight Title Matches Announced For OneFC: Rise Of Kings | MMA NEWS

ONE Fighting Championship (ONE FC) announced today that for the first time in the organization’s history, two World Championship titles will be contested for at ONE FC: RISE OF KINGS on 6 October. The World Championship Title Fights will be for the ONE FC Lightweight World Champion and the ONE FC Bantamweight World Champion titles....

Sep 17, 2012 2:40 pm

Michael Bravo vs. Estevan Payan Official For Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Healy | MMA NEWS

The Strikeforce matchmaking department has added another bout to September’s “Melendez vs. Healy” event. Lightweights Estevan Payan and Michael Bravo have agreed to kick off the evening’s preliminary card as the first bout of the evening. “Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Healy” goes down from the Power Balance Pavilion in Sacramento, California on September 29. The main...

Sep 17, 2012 2:20 pm

VIDEO | Jon Jones Appears As Ring Girl In Speedo In This Invicta Promo | UFC NEWS

Invicta’s “Karate Hottie” has made a promo video for Invicta’s “got talent” competition and most notable in the video is UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones appearing as a ring “man”. Here’s the description straight from her Youtube Account:   [box_light] I Need your vote! Vote “Contestant 3#” at http://invictafc.com/invictas-got-talent/ Featuring myself “Michelle Waterson”, UFC fighters...

Sep 17, 2012 9:28 am

Dana White Says "Sonnen is in Full Training Camp to Fight Jones" | UFC News

The Gangster from West Linn, Oregon is anticipating to replace former UFC heavyweight tournament winner & former UFC light heavyweight champion, Vitor Belfort and take his shot at light heavyweight belt held by Jon Jones.  UFC President, Dana White conveyed during last week’s UFC luncheon that Chael Sonnen awaits another last-minute change to UFC 152. ...

Sep 17, 2012 8:41 am

Dana White: Ronda Rousey Will Be A Rockstar | UFC NEWS

“I took Ronda Rousey to the Sons of Anarchy premiere the other day. And you know how Hollywood premieres are with (expletive) people lined up and down the streets. You got the red carpet. So we pull up and you got all the Sons guys, and all the celebrities that are there from FX TV...

Sep 17, 2012 8:34 am

GSP Signs Deal with Coca-Cola Family – NOS | UFC News

  NOS Energy Drinks, a subsidiary of Coca-Cola is entering mixed martial arts for the first time as the major sponsor of this season’s of the Ultimate Fighter on FX along with a multi-year agreement with George St. Pierre as their 1st MMA athlete sponsored.   Arjun Chowdri, the director of sports and entertainment marketing...

Sep 17, 2012 8:32 am

Dana White Breaks Down The Truth Behind Fighter Pay | UFC NEWS

UFC president Dana White recently took some time out of his busy schedule to sit down with Fox 11 Los Angeles and while on, journalist, James Koh had his way with the UFC boss and asked the tough questions, particularly with the hot button topic of fighter pay. Here are some highlights, proceed to page...

Sep 17, 2012 8:20 am

UFC CEO Discusses The UFC's Expansion Into India | UFC NEWS

Lorenzo Fertitta just returned from a trip to India. He talks about the knowledge of MMA in the country and when the first live show may be there. Here are some highlights: “That’s a market that we think has a lot of potential, but we are literally starting from ground zero,” Fertitta said at a...

Sep 17, 2012 7:55 am

Bisping: "If I Beat Brian Stann, I'll Get The Title Shot" | UFC NEWS

“I’ve been talking about being a top contender for a long time. But the world title seems to always be one or two fights away. If I beat Brian Stann, I’ll get the title shot. It’s a tough fight. He hits hard. He will try to knock me out from the opening bell. I’ve been...

Sep 17, 2012 7:42 am

Nick Ring Set To face Costa Philippou At UFC 154 | UFC NEWS

The UFC’s return trip to Montreal set for Nov. 17 at the Bell Centre just got the addition of a middleweight matchup between Canadian born Nick Ring and Costa Philippou. Neil Davidson from the Canadian Press took to twitter recently with news of the booking. Nick Ring is one of the UFC’s prospects to watch...

Sep 16, 2012 6:02 pm

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | Kyle Kingsbury Talks Steroids, Career, and Manuwa

The jump to the video is at the bottom of the page. Kyle Kingsbury is coming off a disappointing loss to Glover Teixeira, and before that a decision loss to Stephan Bonnar. He is someone who admittedly looks forward to putting on a fight of the night type performance and doesn’t mind if it’s coming...

Sep 15, 2012 10:27 am

St-Pierre Open To Random Drug Testing For Condit Fight? | UFC NEWS

Apparently Rory MacDonald’s induction into the VADA program has inspired TriStar Gym’s head coach, Firas Zahabi, who recently told Canadian media outlet Sportsnet.ca that he wants UFC welterweight champion GSP to enter into the program as well. “If Rory can do it, then why not Georges? Why not, let’s do it,” said Zahabi. For their...