Archive: mma

Apr 21, 2014 8:02 pm

Rumble: ‘I don’t think Phil Davis is taking me too seriously’

“I don’t think Phil’s dumb, I think he’s just preparing himself for what could come up next. That’s not a bad thing. I don’t think he’s overlooking me, but at same time I think he doesn’t take me too seriously. I think he doubts me just a smidge and that’s all I need.” Anthony “Rumble”...

Apr 21, 2014 7:51 pm

Team Velasquez Not Worried About Werdum’s Ground Game

“I think a lot of people underestimate Cain’s jiujitsu. He is a legit black belt under Leandro Vieira, and he does train with the best grappler on the planet at the present time, which is ‘Buchecha’ (Marcus Almeida). So, me, I watch those guys go, I’m not afraid of Cain going to the ground with...

Apr 21, 2014 7:22 pm

VIDEO | Behind The Scenes – ATT’s 5-0 UFC on FOX 11 Run

Behind the scenes at UFC Fox 11 in Orlando, Florida with American Top Team fighters Thiago “Pitbull” Alves, Jorge Masvidal, Yoel Romero, Caio Magalhaes, and Mirsad Bektic. The team went 5-0 during last weekend’s UFC event.

Apr 21, 2014 7:13 pm

Phil Davis vs. Jon Jones Happened During Today’s UFC Conference Call

Today, in anticipation of this weekend’s UFC 172 event, the UFC held a conference call to promote the Jones vs. Teixeira pay-per-view. But that’s not what we’re talking about. Instead we are discussing a Phil Davis vs. Jon Jones verbal beatdown that took place on today’s call. Phil Davis started out by saying, “Listen, if...

Apr 21, 2014 6:32 pm

Liddell: ‘Jones Should Have Saved UFC 151, Fought Sonnen. I Would have’

“I would have done anything just to keep the fight. I’ll fight anybody. I’ve already done all the training and I’ve already gotten ready for it. I’m in great shape and I’m the best light heavyweight in the world, I shouldn’t be afraid to fight anybody.” “I think pulling out of [UFC 151] really fight...

Apr 21, 2014 6:05 pm

PHOTO | UFC’s Kyle Noke Spars With Steve Irwin

‘The Crocodile Hunter’, Steve Irwin, was reportedly a big martial arts fan and perhaps an even bigger ‘Mixed Martial Arts’ fan. While on this earth, the beloved Irwin, had a friendship with Kyle Noke, the TUF Nations Team Australia Coach, and through this friendship they trained and sparred MMA. Pretty cool! (photo via Kyle Noke)

Apr 21, 2014 12:29 pm

VIDEO | Ronda Shows Off Her WWE Moves

Hanging out with the likes of Shayna Baszler and you’re bound to pick up some pro-wrestling skills. Such is the case with UFC bantamweight champ, Ronda Rousey.

Apr 21, 2014 6:28 am

Jake Shields Responds To UFC Release

“I was definitely a little surprised, especially coming off some big wins, guys in the top-10, main events. I definitely didn’t think they’d drop me after one loss. But, you know, I had a terrible performance. I certainly didn’t feel like I fought like myself that night. But, given that it was one performance, you...

Apr 21, 2014 6:23 am

Behold The .Gif-a-Thon | Ronda Rousey Kicks Butt

Check out some of Ronda’s best moments in her MMA career. View at your own risk, those arm-bars are brutal! Ready for some more ‘gif-a-thons’? We have plenty right HERE.

Apr 21, 2014 6:14 am

VIDEO | Jones Sparring Hard, Looking Mean Ahead Of UFC 172

Over at JAcksons MMA, UFC light-heavyweight champion, Jon ‘Bones’ Jones, is taking his UFC 172 bout against Glover Teixeira seriously. In a rarely seen moment, Jon Jones is sparring hard with teammates, just a few short days ago. Check it:

Apr 20, 2014 9:54 pm

‘UFC on FOX 11: Werdum vs. Browne’ Draws Record Low Television Numbers

Ut oh!! Last weekend’s UFC on FOX 11 card may have been a success in the box office. However, it doesn’t appear to be breaking any records as far as TV ratings go. Unless we’re talking record for the lowest watched UFC event on FOX, because that’s what just happened. Ouch! MMAPayout has the report:...

Apr 20, 2014 9:49 pm

Nate Marquardt Thinks TRT Ban ‘The Right Move’

“It was a very subjective rule on all these things depending on which commission you’re in and all that sort of stuff. I definitely think it is the right move to take it off. The way it was before was not fair. You know, it was kind of like ‘oh some guys can do it,...

Apr 20, 2014 9:32 pm

TUF Brazil Girls Talk Season 3 Fighters

The girls competing in the The Ultimate fighter Brazil 3 Octagon girl contest turn the tables and give their choices for some of the standouts in this season. New episodes post every Sunday night, exclusively on UFC Fight Pass.

Apr 20, 2014 9:29 pm

VIDEO | UFC 172: Jones vs. Teixeira Extended Preview

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones puts his 10-fight win streak on the line against Glover Teixeira, who hasn’t suffered a loss since 2006. Plus, Phil Davis tries to establish himself as a title contender when he faces Anthony Johnson

Apr 20, 2014 9:25 pm

Gustafsson Promises Knock Out In Jones Rematch

“I think [Glover’s] a dangerous fighter. He’s good all around and he hits very hard, a very hard striker. But he also just kind of wades forward and doesn’t use any movement, and I think that’s the style Jon is just going to pick apart once he figures out his range. So I expect Jones...

Apr 20, 2014 9:21 pm

Rampage & King Mo Trade Barbs On OTR

During a recent stint on ‘OTR’, BEllator stars, Rampage Jackson and King Mo traded words on the air. “I think your wrong, man. Why would we fake something like this, know what I’m saying? We both fighting in the cage for money…we ain’t cool, we ain’t boys,” said King Mo. “We’re fighting for that money....

Apr 20, 2014 9:16 pm

Dos Santos Says Aldo Sports Best Fighter

“There are a lot of great fighters right now. It’s complicated, but I’ll choose Jose Aldo. It’s not because I’m at Nova Uniao now. I’d have answered this question the same way before. It’s impressive what Aldo has done in his division. I know that a lot of people are talking about Jon Jones, and...

Apr 20, 2014 9:11 pm

Winkeljohn: ‘Overeem will be a team player or he’ll be out’

“That’s just the way our camp is. It’s first and foremost you have to help others and if you start helping other people out, if he could help other people out with his stand up and his knowledge in different positions, then the team is going to help him. If not, he will be ostracized...

Apr 20, 2014 9:06 pm

Brian Stann: Lack Of Drug Testing ‘Major Part’ Of Retirement Decision

Performance Enhancing Drugs has been a sensitive topic in Mixed Martial Arts for several years now. FOX analyst and retired UFC middleweight, Brian Stann recently explained why the sport’s lack of testing ultimately led to his retirement. “It was a major part of me walking away from the sport. Knowing that I wasn’t getting a...

Apr 20, 2014 8:57 pm

Dana White: Carano Deserves Rousey Fight On Day One

“I’m confident that we will (sign her) but we’ll see what happens. Until we have a deal, we’re not even thinking about anything. I feel like it’s going to happen, but crazier shit has happened. Wait till you guys here what this girl has to say. It’s absolutely fascinating talking to her. I don’t ever...

Apr 20, 2014 8:52 pm

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighters React To Werdum vs. Browne Fight

As with all UFC events, fighters from around the world have taken to twitter with their thoughts and reactions following Saturday’s UFC on FOX 11 event. In the evening headliner, Fabricio Werdum proved why he’s the true number one contender and turned in a dominant performance over Travis Browne. Here’s the reactions: Meus Parabéns ao...

Apr 20, 2014 5:34 pm

VIDEO | Countdown To UFC 172: Davis vs. Johnson

“Mr. Wonderful” Phil Davis takes on Anthony Johnson, as Johnson makes his return to the UFC after a series of spectacular finishes outside of the Octagon. Now that he’s back, and looking to end Phil Davis’s win streak while continuing his own.

Apr 20, 2014 1:50 pm

VIDEO | TUF Brazil 3: Octagon Girl Contest

They are some of the most gorgeous women in Brazil and now they’re competing for a spot to be an Octagon girl for the upcoming TUF Brazil 3 finale. New episodes post every Sunday night, exclusively on UFC Fight Pass.

Apr 20, 2014 1:32 pm

White: Cruz Can Take Immediate Title Shot Upon Return If ‘He Wants It’

“I, literally, have heard nothing from Dominick Cruz. I don’t know what’s going on with him. And I don’t think after this much of a layoff it would be right to throw him in there for [a title shot], unless he wants it. He was the champ before all this stuff happened to him, and...