Archive: mma

Feb 21, 2013 9:34 am

UFC’s Boisterous Dispensation Has Heavy Implications | UFC NEWS

Yesterday, the UFC sent shockwaves into the MMA community with a massive downsize of a group of fighters. These fighters were well known, and some relatively big names for the promotion. Atop that list was 19 time UFC veteran, Jon Fitch. While the cuts were made for budget reasons (and maybe others that the UFC...

Feb 21, 2013 9:24 am

Michael Bisping May Require Surgery to Repair Trapped Nerve In Neck | UFC NEWS

ESPN UK has recently reported that Michael “The Count” Bisping may go under the knife to fix trapped nerve in his neck, just two months before his scheduled bout against Alan “The Talent” Belcher. Bisping elaborated on his condition to ESPN reporters: “My right arm, and this is the first time I’ve mentioned this, I...

Feb 21, 2013 9:10 am

UFC 157: Ronda Rousey Pre-Fight Interview | UFC NEWS

Ronda Rousey talks about her UFC 157 title fight against Liz Carmouche, the moment she finally got the UFC’s the attention, a big weekend for female athletes, testosterone, her sister covering the fight, and more.

Feb 21, 2013 9:06 am

UFC 157: Dan Henderson Pre-Fight Interview | UFC NEWS

Dan Henderson talks about his UFC 157 fight against Lyoto Machida, his long layoff, whether he would fight Chael Sonnen, Dana White change of tune on testosterone replacement therapy and stricter drug testing in MMA.

Feb 21, 2013 8:57 am

VIDEO | Michael Bisping Says He Was Bullied As A Kid For Being Poor | UFC NEWS

UFC middleweight Michael Bisping sits down with John Joe O’Regan for a glass of wine and gives a personal and revealing interview. In this exclusive video from Fighters Only, ‘The Count’ talks about his childhood, the financial struggles of early adulthood, why he became and MMA fighter and much more.

Feb 21, 2013 8:16 am

Gray Maynard vs TJ Grant Announced for UFC 160 | UFC NEWS

Former lightweight top contender Gray “The Bully” Maynard will face TJ Grant at UFC 160 on May 25th inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. This is Maynard’s first fight since a split decision win over Clay Guida last June. TJ Grant has been steadily climbing up the ranks in the UFC’s...

Feb 20, 2013 12:09 pm

Fitch & Volkmann Not Alone, UFC Releases 16 Fighters In Total | UFC NEWS

On Tuesday, Dan White confirmed that 16 fighters were cut from the UFC’s roster. Wagner Prado, Mike Russow, Jacob Volkmann, Vladimir Matyushenko, CHe Mills, Jay Hieron, Terry Etim, Paul Sass, Jorge Santiago Mike Stumpf, Simeon Thoreson, C.J. Keith, Motonobu Tezuka, Josh Grispi and Ulysses Gomez have all been cut from the UFC. Some are standouts...

Feb 20, 2013 9:52 am

VIDEO | Countdown To UFC 157 (Full Episode) | UFC NEWS

Take an exclusive, in-depth look into the camps of UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and challenger Liz Carmouche as the prepare for their groundbreaking title fight at UFC 157. Dan Henderson vs. Machida Countdown:

Feb 19, 2013 8:52 pm

Cerrone vs Noons Official for UFC 160 | UFC NEWS

Donald “The Cowboy” Cerrone will take on KJ Noons at UFC 160 in a bout with Fight of the Night written all over it. Cerrone will be looking for an opportunity to bounce back from a loss to Anthony “Showtime” Pettis. One which left The Cowboy doubled over in pain from a few very hard...

Feb 19, 2013 8:34 pm

Bader vs. Teixeira added to UFC 160 | UFC NEWS

A light heavyweight battle has been added to the quickly improving Memorial Day Weekend UFC 160 card. Ryan Bader (15-3) is set to fight Glover Teixeira (20-2), a fight that will be Teixiera’s fourth fight in just the last year. Both light heavyweights have recently taken down the common opponent of Quinton “Rampage” Jackson, Teixiera...

Feb 19, 2013 10:55 am

Dana White to Fighters: You Dont Turn Down Joe Silva

Dana White has always favored fighters who step up and take fights when they are called upon. He has always shown love for a guy who comes out and says, ‘I want to fight this guy! Please make it happen.’ On the other hand, when a fighter does the opposite and says, ‘I DONT want...

Feb 19, 2013 10:26 am

Carlos Condit And Manager Release Statement On Booking Hendricks | UFC NEWS

It was announced yesterday that Johny Hendricks will face Carlos Condit as an injury replacement for Rory MacDonald at UFC 158 in Montreal on March 16. Below are official statements from Carlos Condit and his manager, Malki Kawa, regarding the change. “While I was disappointed to hear that Rory MacDonald is injured, I am glad...

Feb 18, 2013 7:30 pm

VIDEO | Matt Hughes On Retirement: “I Didn’t Want To Retire, But..” | UFC NEWS

In an interview with UFC Tonight’s Ariel Helwani, Matt Hughes talks about his new job as a liaison with the UFC, and his retirement from fighting in the organization. “I’m 39 years old, I’m not getting any quicker, I’m getting slower and it’s time to hang the gloves up.” When Ariel Helwani asks Matt if...

Feb 18, 2013 11:11 am

Diaz Camp Refutes Whites Claim: Nick Hasn’t Missed A Countdown Shoot | UFC NEWS

“Dana is mistaken. There is no ‘crew rolling around Stockton’ and Nick did not ‘miss’ three interviews. In fact, several earlier dates were arranged without Nick’s knowledge and with no notice to Nick. When Nick learned what had happened, I assisted him in arranging a date and time directly (Thursday, Feb. 14). Nick arrived early...