Archive: mma

Jan 31, 2013 10:58 am

Ratings Report: TUF 17 Episode 2 Brings In 1.27 Million Viewers | UFC NEWS

The UFC’s hit reality series, The Ultimate Fighter, hit TV sets this past Tuesday on FX and brought in a respectable 1.27 million viewers. This number signifies a 16% drop from the shows debut just a week prior but still proves that the new format and air-date of Tuesday is a success. The second episode...

Jan 31, 2013 10:44 am

Regional Promotion, U of MMA Returning To Nokia With Full 2013 Line Up | UFC NEWS

Building off a successful run in 2012 at Club Nokia at L.A. LIVE, the University of MMA has set four dates at the venue in 2013. Now rebranded as “University of MMA: Fight Night,” the first event of the year will take place on Sunday, March 3, with subsequent dates in May, August, and December....

Jan 30, 2013 11:46 am

VIDEO | Rampage Goes Off For TMZ Cameras In Anti-UFC Rant | UFC NEWS

I didn’t retire from MMA, ” Rampage said … adding, “But as of now … I’ve left the UFC.” He continued … “The UFC didn’t treat me right. I don’t like the way I was treated there.” So what pissed him off? Rampage says he was screwed out of cash … and he feels betrayed...

Jan 30, 2013 11:42 am

UFC Boss Says Weidman Title Shot Against Silva Is A Possible Reality | UFC NEWS

“I think that fight’s closer and more possible than people think. I actually thought Weidman was going to be out a lot longer than he was because of his injury, but he’s healed up pretty well and is claiming he’ll be ready to start training again in a couple months,” White revealed when speaking to...

Jan 30, 2013 11:39 am

Ed Soares: Silva vs. Weidman Should Take Place In Brazil | UFC NEWS

“Anderson has never refused a fight. If you ask him to face the devil, he will take it. Why did he refuse Weidman? He simply thinks he is still not someone to fight for the belt. “I have nothing against Chris; I think he’s a great person. But if you ask people, no one knows...

Jan 30, 2013 11:08 am

Rampage Jackson Says the UFC Lies About Their Pay-Per-View Buys | UFC NEWS

“In my opinion, I feel like me and the rest of the UFC fighters are getting taken advantage of. I feel like the UFC is cleaning house. The pay-per-view dollars? They tell me one number, but then they tell the press another. Pay me the numbers that you tell the press! Don’t tell me, ‘Oh,...

Jan 30, 2013 11:03 am

VIDEO | Countdown to UFC 156: Aldo vs. Edgar (Full Episode) | UFC NEWS

Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar are finally stepping into the Octagon for their highly anticipated superfight at UFC 156. Hear what each fighter says is the key to victory at UFC 156. Also, hear from two big men with big punching power, Alistair Overeem and Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva, both guarantee their fight won’t go the...

Jan 30, 2013 9:48 am

King Mo Returns February 21st Live on Spike | MMA NEWS

After an explosive knockout victory in his Bellator debut, King Mo is set to return to the Bellator cage when he battles “The Hardcore Kid” Emmanuel Newton in a Light Heavyweight Semifinal fight on February 21st from Utah’s Maverik Center live on Spike TV. The night will also feature the long anticipated Featherweight Tournament Finals...

Jan 29, 2013 3:23 pm

Diaz vs. Thomson set for UFC on Fox 7

By Evan Stoumbelis Nate Diaz is set to face off with former Strikeforce lightweight champion Josh Thomson at UFC on Fox 7 on April 20th in San Jose. Thomson, a former Strikeforce champion, is making his return to the UFC after an 8 year absence. His last UFC appearance was at UFC 49 in 2004...

Jan 29, 2013 12:40 pm

Overeem On Title Shot: It’s Just A Matter Of Time | UFC NEWS

“Very happy, very pleased to be back. It’s just a matter of time in my sense. We still have one more mountain to climb, that’s Bigfoot. But to be honest, I do not see any problem and then yes it’s going to be an exciting day. There’s always pressure. There’s always tension; I like that....

Jan 29, 2013 12:33 pm

With His Foot Out The Door, Jardine Discusses Health Risks Of Fighting | MMA NEWS

“A lot of people have been pushing me to retire, I’ve been a shell of myself these last couple years. I’ve been saying I’m definitely on the shelf, I’m semi-retired, I’m definitely on the shelf right now,” … “…my approach right now is I’m trying to get myself healthy. And then once I feel like...

Jan 29, 2013 12:25 pm

UFC President Warns Fighters To Think Long And Hard Before Signing To Bellator | UFC NEWS

“The judge must not have done his homework if he’s agreeing that Spike TV and FOX are the same platforms,” exclaimed White. “They’re so f–king far apart, it’s not even funny. It’s two different f–king universes. “I saw in their argument where they said, ‘Oh, Spike launches pay-per-views.’ No, actually they don’t. That’s not true....

Jan 29, 2013 12:22 pm

Overeem: Bigfoot Will Be Just Another Statistic | UFC NEWS

“I know I am a better fighter. The fight will probably end in one or two rounds. I’m going to raise my hands after and he’s just going to be a number on my list, a statistic. I want to finish him the first round. I have the power to knock ‘Bigfoot’ out for a...

Jan 29, 2013 11:44 am

Cung Le Open To Anderson Silva Fight | UFC NEWS

“If the UFC wants me to fight after our discussion, I’m totally open for it. For me, I don’t mind either way. I’m just happy that I’m in the mix. There’s a lot of great fighters out there. Chris, Luke Rockhold is another name that people should watch out for. I’m open for whatever. Whether...