Archive: mma

Jun 3, 2014 1:55 pm

Benson Henderson Relocated Training Camp Ahead of UFC FN 42

Former lightweight champion Benson ‘Smooth’ Henderson relocated his training camp from MMA Lab in Glendale Arizona to a higher altitude location in Flagstaff to get him used to altitude for his fight in Albuquerque New Mexico. Four of Henderson’s teammates from MMA Lab who will be joining him on the card have also made the...

Jun 3, 2014 10:11 am

Vitor Belfort’s Drug Test Results To Be Made Public

The MMA world will no longer have to speculate as to the results of Vitor Belfort’s surprise drug test back in February. Yahoo Sports broke the story today that the NSAC would make the results of Belfort’s surprise test public during his hearing to apply for a license on June 17th. NSAC executive director Bob...

Jun 3, 2014 10:01 am

Jose Aldo: We Will Get Payback on Team Alpha Male

After T.J. Dillashaw decimated Renan Barao, team Nova Uniao began saying that they blamed the UFC for making Barao fight too soon. Jose Aldo took a more realistic approach to why Barao was defeated by Dillashaw. “Renan was well prepared, and of course that (Dillashaw) was also well trained, but Dillashaw surprised him,” Aldo said...

Jun 3, 2014 9:52 am

Jon Jones Isn’t Happy With How The UFC Is Handling Gustafsson Rematch

The saga continues with Jon Jones refusing to sign the contract to fight Alexander Gustafsson. Now the champ is taking to Twitter to voice his dissatisfaction with how the UFC has been handling the rematch. A member of the underground captured the screenshot and posted it in the forum. However it appears that Jones has...

Jun 3, 2014 9:35 am

Cormier on Jones vs. Gustafsson: Jones Doesn’t Want To Go There Again

The triangle between lightheavyweight champion Jon Jones, #1 contender Alexander Gustafsson, and #2 ranked Daniel Cormier continues. This time with Daniel Cormier giving his take on why Jones is refusing to fight Alexander Gustafsson again. DC spoke to Yahoo Sports Kevin Iole to give his opinion on why Jones is holding out on signing the...

Jun 3, 2014 9:28 am

QUICK TWITT – Bisping Wants To Welcome Silva Back

There have been speculations about who would welcome Anderson Silva back to the Octagon when the spider is ready. Yesterday Anderson’s longtime manager Ed Soares listed several potential opponents such as: Nick Diaz, Michael Bisping, and Cung Le. Michael Bisping responded to Ed Soares via Twitter to campaign for a matchup against Silva. @EdSoares saw...

Jun 3, 2014 9:06 am

Jones vs. Gustafsson EA Sports UFC Demo Gameplay

The Demo for EA Sports UFC came out today, and it looks awesome. Watch for yourself below. EA Sports UFC is set to release on June 17th, however if players pre-order the game they will have ‘The Dragon’ Bruce Lee as a playable character.

Jun 3, 2014 8:58 am

Lombard Wanted Brown Himself But Happy For Teammate Lawler

Hector Lombard has been on a tear of the UFC’s welterweight division as of late. After defeating Jake Shields at UFC 171, and watching Matt Brown defeat Erick Silva, Lombard was campaigning for a fight against Brown. However last week it was announced that Robbie Lawler would fight Brown for a shot at Johny Hendricks...

Jun 3, 2014 8:52 am

PHOTO | Noke & Cerrone Know How To Party – WOW

Kyle Noke joined Donald The Cowboy Cerrone at his lake house this past weekend, and from the looks of it, had a pretty good time. This is @cowboycerrone idea of keeping everyone hydrated at the lake. #LetTheFunBegin — Kyle Noke (@KyleNoke) May 31, 2014

Jun 3, 2014 8:35 am

UFC 174 Lineup Finalized With Preview (Video)

UFC 174: Johnson vs. Bagautinov which takes place June 14th has been finalized with Ryan Jimmo vs. Ovince St. Preux kicking off the main card on PPV. Below is a video preview in case you weren’t excited enough about the event, along with the official fight card. Champ Demetrious Johnson vs. Ali Bagautinov – for...

Jun 3, 2014 8:09 am

Jon Jones Auditions for Movie Roles (Video)

UFC Lightheavyweight champion Jon ‘Bones’ Jones hit up Los Angeles to audition for a few movie roles according to the champ’s Instagram. Check out the video below:

Jun 3, 2014 8:04 am

Ross Pearson Looking Mean While Shadowboxing (Video)

Ross “The Real Deal” Pearson is looking very ripped and very focused ahead of his bout against Diego Sanchez this Saturday at UFC Fight Night 42. Pearson posted this video on his official Instagram page of himself doing some late night shadowboxing.

Jun 3, 2014 7:54 am

Kenny Florian Teaches Fiance BJJ Moves (Video)

The newly engaged Kenny Florian appears to have taught his fiance some of his Jiu-Jitsu moves as we can see in the Instagram Video posted by the future Mrs. Florian, who is also a model.

Jun 3, 2014 7:45 am

Ronda Rousey Rolls With Ryron Gracie (Video)

Women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey hit the Gracie academy to work with Ryron Gracie ahead of her UFC 175 match against Alexis Davis on July 5th. Michael Mardones posted the following video to Instagram of Rousey rolling with Ryron Gracie \

Jun 3, 2014 6:49 am

Diego Sanchez Comments On Beef Tartare Incident: ‘you’re an idiot sometimes’

Diego Sanchez managed to get himself on the upcoming UFC Fight Night 42 card. He’ll face fellow TUF alumni Ross Pearson in front of his home crowd when the UFC goes to Albuquerque, NM for the first time. Sanchez is coming off of a rather disappointing and lackluster performance. He lost to Myles Jury via...

Jun 3, 2014 5:00 am

Dana White: Jon Jones Doesn’t Want to Fight Gustafsson, Wants DC

It’s no secret by now that Jon Jones has yet to sign the bout agreement to fight Alexander Gustafsson, however nobody is quite sure why Bones refuses to sign the contract. Dana White spoke to today and said Jones doesn’t want to fight Gustafsson, but instead wants to fight Daniel Cormier. “Just to clear...

Jun 3, 2014 4:59 am

Diego Sanchez Wants to Unleash The Nightmare on Ross Pearson

Diego Sanchez is nothing short of entertaining inside the Octagon, but he’s looking to bounce back from back-to-back losses inside the Octagon this Saturday against Ross Pearson. The Dream, formerly known as The Nightmare, joined Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour to discuss his upcoming bout during the UFC’s first trip to Albuquerque, Sanchez’ home...

Jun 3, 2014 4:58 am

Greg Jackson on Jones vs. Gustafsson II: Let’s do it

Jon Jones trainer Greg Jackson spoke with Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour about a Jones vs. Gustafsson rematch. By now it’s no secret that Jones does not want to fight Gustafsson, however Jones’ trainer Greg Jackson says: “Let’s do it” “Yeah, let’s do it. As long as you get here in enough time for...

Jun 3, 2014 4:57 am

Tyron Woodley Wants Memorable Win Over MacDonald

Tyron Woodley had hoped that his win over Carlos Condit would put him in talks of a shot at the welterweight title, however that was not the case. Now Woodley hopes that an impressive win over Rory MacDonald will get him the shot, he feels, he rightfully deserves. Woodley joined Ariel Helwani on The MMA...

Jun 2, 2014 4:50 pm

Dana White Banned by Palms Casino Again

UFC President Dana White has been banned by the Palms casino according the to Las Vegas Review Journal. The Palms banned him after Dana beat them for (nearly $2 million), and they asked me not to play anymore.” Dana announced this during UFC Embedded, and said the following to Las Vegas Review Journal writer Norm...

Jun 2, 2014 4:36 pm

Joe Rogan: Vitor Belfort Failed Drug Test

Vitor Belfort will face Chael Sonnen at UFC 175 pending he gets licensed by the NSAC to compete. This comes after he was removed from his title bout with Chris Weidman when the NSAC banned TRT exemptions. Prior to that though Belfort was randomly tested by the NSAC, and to this day the results of...

Jun 2, 2014 4:23 pm

Dana White: Chael Sonnen Could Run the UFC One Day

Dana White spoke to Media members in Berlin recently, and one of the topics that was brought up was who Dana thought would make a good replacement for when he decides he’s burned out and has enough being the UFC President. “I think Chael would be fantastic,” White said. “The thing is with Chael, though,...

Jun 2, 2014 3:59 pm

TUF Brazil Finale Medical Suspensions: Jason Out 180 Days

This past Saturday TUF Brazil 3 had it’s finale, and among the lengthiest medical suspensions was Rony Jason who will be out 180 days due to a broken hand. Full medical suspensions are as follows: Matt Hobar: Suspended for 30 days, no contact for 21 days Pedro Munhoz: Suspended for 14 days, no contact for...

Jun 2, 2014 3:55 pm

Benson Henderson: Russians are very tough

Benson Henderson joined Submission Radio to talk about his upcoming match against Rustam Khabilov at UFC Fight Night 42: Henderson vs. Khabilov. “Rustam’s very tough man,” Henderson told Submission Radio. “We all know those Russians, they’re very tough, you know they’re known as a people as being tough, the stereotype so to speak. But he...

Jun 2, 2014 3:48 pm

Jay-Z and Anderson Silva Team Up For STATIC Web Series

Jay-Z has entered the world of Mixed Martial Arts. The iconic rapper has teamed up with MMA and UFC legend Anderson The Spider Silva to create “STATIC”, a web series that will air on Jay-Z’s Life+Times web channel. The series will take an in-depth look at the hottest rivalries in Mixed Martial Arts history, and...

Jun 2, 2014 3:37 pm

Jacare Souza Wants Top Contender

Ronaldo Jacare Souza is requesting a title eliminator match. The 185-pound contender is recovering from elbow surgery, and is eyeing a big match in his return back to MMA competition. Jacare spoke to about his return to the UFC. “I’m waiting for the UFC to decide. I intend to fight in August. Everyone in...

Jun 2, 2014 3:20 pm

Ed Soares: Silva Returning in 2015, Potentially vs. Nick Diaz

Anderson Silva’s longtime manager Ed Soares spoke with Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour to discuss Anderson’s return to MMA, Silva’s leg injury, and potential opponents for The Spider. “He’s definitely coming back,” said Soares, as transcribed by Shaun Al-Shatti for MMAFighting. “He’s feeling good, he’s training hard. Everything is good, man. Hopefully we’ll see...

Jun 2, 2014 2:28 pm Updated Rankings Post UFC 173

By Evan Stoumbelis At UFC 173 fight fans saw one of the biggest upsets in MMA history, with T.J. Dillashaw decimating Renan Barao for almost 5 straight rounds. Dillashaw dropped Barao in the first with an overhand right, and utilized excellent footwork to out strike Barao until the fifth, when he landed a head kick...