Archive: mma

Jun 25, 2014 5:57 am

Jared Rosholt On Former Opponent Walt Harris: ‘I felt bad for him’

  UFC heavyweight Jared Rosholt, who is currently 2-0 in the UFC, will fight Soa Palelei this Saturday at UFC Fight Night 43 in Auckland, New Zealand. The card will be featured on UFC Fight Pass and Rosholt vs. Palelei are the co-main event. Rosholt recently spoke with MMAJunkie Radio. During the conversation, Rosholt expressed...

Jun 25, 2014 5:57 am

UFC Signs Taiwanese Fighter Rocky Lee, Mentions Plans For More Asian Destinations

The UFC’s Mark Fischer, who manages the Asian dealings for the company, just released some new information about the UFC’s plans. First off is the announcement that the UFC has signed undefeated Taiwanese fighter Rocky Lee. Lee is 3-0 and will make his debut at the UFC’ card in Macau this August. No opponent has...

Jun 25, 2014 5:03 am

QUICK TWITT | Bigfoot Silva & Josh Barnett Engage In Twitter Beef

It’s no secret that Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva doesn’t like Josh Barnett. Earlier in the week Josh Barnett talked about how the beef started, and why he isn’t going to fight Bigfoot. Yesterday night Josh Barnett posted a link to his new podcast that debuted: Josh Barnett Conquers The World. Shortly after that Bigfoot Silva posted...

Jun 25, 2014 5:02 am

Josh Barnett Conquers The World Episode 1

Earlier this week news emerged that Josh Barnett was going to be hosting his own podcast called “Josh Barnett Conquers The World” today we bring you the first episode of that podcast, which airs on FoxSports.com, with special guest: Shayna Bazler. Enjoy! Video: Josh Barnett Conquers The World (Shayna Bazler)

Jun 25, 2014 5:01 am

GIF | Kid Lands Showtime Kick On Younger Brother Perfectly

In this GIF currently making its rounds on the internet, we see a young boy land Anthony Pettis’ famous “Showtime Kick” off the wall and land perfectly on another kid, presumably his younger brother. Check it out!

Jun 24, 2014 7:34 pm

UFC Receives Traditional Maori Welcome In New Zealand

New Zealand rolled out the red carpet for the UFC, who will be hosting UFC Fight Night 43 in Auckland this Saturday on Fight Pass. Check out this awesome “Haka” welcome by the Maori people.

Jun 24, 2014 6:07 pm

Jeremy Stephens Promised Title Shot With Win Over Swanson

UFC featherweight Jeremy ‘Lil Heathen’ Stephens was promised a title shot by UFC Officials should he defeat Cub Swanson this Saturday at UFC Fight Night 44: Swanson vs. Stephens. Prior to this announcement Dana White confirmed with MMAJunkie.com that the winner of the bout will “probably” get a title shot. Lil Heathen spoke to MMAJunkie.com...

Jun 24, 2014 5:59 pm

PHOTO | Miesha Tate Vacations In Cancun

Top ranked women’s UFC bantamweight Miesha ‘Cupcake’ Tate took to her official Instagram to show off a picture of her vacation she is currently taking in Cancun. Check out the awesome view Tate has.

Jun 24, 2014 5:53 pm

Chad Mendes Killer Ab Workout

UFC featherweight title challenger Chad Mendes posted the following video to his Instagram yesterday of this killer ab workout in preparation for his title fight with Jose Aldo in August. Check it out.

Jun 24, 2014 5:14 pm

Dan Henderson Dropping Back Down To Middleweight

UFC Legend Dan Henderson is reportedly dropping back down to the middleweight division according to his coach Daniel Woirin who spoke to MMAFighting.com earlier today. Henderson, who is coming off a brutal loss to top ranked light heavyweight Daniel Cormier is supposedly targeting a year end fight, and most definitely “would like (to fight) by...

Jun 24, 2014 5:04 pm

Fitch Doesn’t Want To Be Dan Marino

WSOF welterweight and former UFC title challenger Jon Fitch was once regarded as one of the greatest fighters on the planet, despite that, a championship has managed to elude Fitch. Jon spoke to Sherdog.com about his hopes for winning a title belt and not retiring without a championship like football legend, Dan Marino. “I don’t...

Jun 24, 2014 4:54 pm

QUICK TWITT: Tyron Woodley’s Sponsor Takes Shots At Kim

It was announced earlier today at UFC Fight Night Macau had lost Hector Lombard, who had been replaced by Tyron Woodley, and is ready to face Dong Hyun Kim at UFC Fight Night 48 in August. Tyron Woodley’s sponsors ‘Dude Wipes’ Tweeted the following diss at Dong Hyun Kim to ‘The Chosen One’. time to...

Jun 24, 2014 4:45 pm

Brenneman Gets One More Shot In The UFC

UFC lightweight Charlie Brenneman is going to get another shot inside the Octagon. The Pennsylvania native has gone a meek 0-2 inside the Octagon since returning in January of this year. Brenneman had gone 4-2 inside the Octagon starting back in 2010 before dropping back to back losses to Erick Silva and Kyle Noke in...

Jun 24, 2014 3:07 pm

Chris Weidman Does Ron Burgundy Impression

UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman put on his best Ron Burgundy impression yesterday prior to an interview promoting UFC 175. Check out the champ’s Instagram post below:

Jun 24, 2014 2:57 pm

Cung Le Responds To Michael Bisping: “It’s On”

UFC middleweight Cung Le has been on a tour of Asia with Michael Bisping and Dana White promoting their upcoming fight at UFC Fight Night Macau at the end of Summer. During a press conference today Bisping fired some shots at Cung Le, and Le responded. MMA-in-Asia got the story. “I’m looking to match that...

Jun 24, 2014 2:45 pm

Ralek Gracie: Metamoris Is A ‘Perfect Fit’ For Chael Sonnen

Metamoris President Ralek Gracie spoke to Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour about Chael Sonnen’s upcoming grappling match against Andre Galvo at Metamoris 4 in August which takes place in Los Angeles California. “I think Chael, given everything that was happening with the UFC, I thought it would be an interesting way for him to...

Jun 24, 2014 2:31 pm

PHOTO | UFC Champion Joins Wheaties

UFC Lightweight champion Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis has joined the Wheaties team according to Wheaties Twitter and Showtime’s Twitter. Check out the posts below: Please welcome @ufc® Lightweight Champion @Showtimepettis to #TeamWheaties. pic.twitter.com/ZHhk6FNspR — Wheaties (@wheaties) June 24, 2014

Jun 24, 2014 2:24 pm

Michael Bisping Slams Cung Le

Michael Bisping and Cung Le have been on a tour of Asia promoting their Fight Night in Macau that takes place later this summer. Although the trip began in good spirits, Bisping began taking shots at Le during a press conference, and MMA-in-Asia.com got the story. “It’s always good to go face to face with...

Jun 24, 2014 2:06 pm

Metamoris To Be Added To UFC Fight Pass?

UFC President Dana White spoke to MMA-In-Asia.com while on his tour of Europe promoting UFC Macau in August about the possibility of Metamoris being added to UFC Fight Pass. “Absolutely, Metamoris is something we’d look at for Fight Pass,” Dana White exclaimed as he spoke to MMA-in-Asia, “I think people are going to be absolutely...

Jun 24, 2014 1:57 pm

Cezar Ferreira: Dollaway Got Lucky, Craig Won’t

UFC middleweight Cezar Ferreira is looking to get back on a winning track by beating Andrew Craig this Saturday at UFC Fight Night 44 in San Antonio. Ferreria was knocked out by CB Dollaway in March at UFC Fight Night Shogun vs. Henderson 2. Ferreira spoke to MMAJunkie.com about his loss to Dollaway as well...

Jun 24, 2014 1:47 pm

Three UFC Champions Nominated For ESPY Awards

UFC Women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, UFC Middleweight champion Chris Weidman, and UFC Light heavyweight champion Jon Jones are all up for 2014 ESPY awards. Ronda Rousey was nominated for two awards in the category of “best female athlete” and “best fighter”. Chris Weidman was nominated for the “best upset” category with his back to...

Jun 24, 2014 10:21 am

Jeremy Stephens Grateful For Time In Jail

Nearly three years ago UFC Fight Night 44 headliner Jeremy ‘Lil Heathen’ Stephens found himself incarcerated on assault charges for nearly beating a man to death. After spending two weeks behind bars, Jeremy Stephens proved his innocence, and was a changed man from the experience. He spoke with Fox Sports today to discuss how the...

Jun 24, 2014 10:10 am

Kim On Woodley Fight: ‘I Will Drive Forward And Go Crazy’

It was announced today that Korean UFC star Dong Hyun Kim would no longer be facing Hector Lombard at UFC Fight Night 48 in Maine. Instead, ‘The Stun Gun’ would be facing off with #4 ranked Tyron Woodley. Kim spoke through a translator to MMA-in-Asia.com to talk about the sudden change of opponents, and how...

Jun 24, 2014 8:54 am

Joe Ellenberger Ready For UFC Debut Despite Blood Disease

Joe Ellenberger, not to be confused with his brother Jake who is also a UFC fighter, is ready to make his UFC debut this Saturday at UFC Fight Night 44: Swanson vs. Stephens against James Moontasri, but he didn’t get there without overcoming several obstacles. Joe suffers from a rare blood disease known as Paroxysmal...

Jun 24, 2014 8:37 am

Rousey Out To ‘Prove A Good Point’ Against Davis

Ronda Rousey is a perfect 9-0 in her professional MMA career, the Olympic Judoka is now preparing for her upcoming fight against Alexis Davis at UFC 175 on July 5th, and she has something to prove. Rousey joined The Great MMA Debate on Fox Sports to talk about how she wants to prove Jiu-Jitsu practitioners...

Jun 24, 2014 8:13 am

Joe Rogan Slams ‘The UnderGround’ Members

longtime UFC commentator Joe Rogan, who hosts his own podcast ‘The Joe Rogan Experience‘ had Duke Roufus as his guest on the show. Over the course of the podcast the conversation shifted to the UnderGround, the notorious MMA Forum hosted by mixedmartialarts.com has played home to many fighters over the course of its history. However...

Jun 24, 2014 7:59 am

QUICK TWITT: Maine Preps For UFC Fight Night

Bangor Maine is already prepping to host UFC Fight Night 47 in August, which will feature Ryan Bader and Ovince Saint Preux as the headlining card. UFC President Dana White posted a photo to Twitter recently showing that Maine is excited and already ready for the event. Check it out: Bangor, Maine is ready for...

Jun 24, 2014 7:53 am

TUF Winner Eyes Fall Return Following Elbow Surgery

TUF 7 Winner Amir Sadollah’s manager Brian Butler-Au joined Fox Sports to explain that while his fighter is anxious to return from his 2-year layoff from the sport, he doesn’t want to rush anything. Sadollah suffered an injury nearly two years ago during training camp and underwent a fairly routine medical procedure, however complications from...