Archive: mma

Nov 12, 2012 7:54 am

Bisping: I think fans are warming to me, a little | UFC NEWS

“I like to play with it and say I’m hated everywhere I go,” said Bisping with a smile on The MMA Hour. “But to be honest, that isn’t the case. I think you get a lot of people together, and there’s a pantomime effect, the ol’ boo or whatever. But generally, for the most part...

Nov 12, 2012 7:41 am

VIDEO | Thiago Silva Shows Sick Submission Skills |UFC NEWS

An ecstatic Thiago Silva joined FUEL TV’s Gareth Davies after submitting Stanislav Nedkov with a wicked arm triangle choke at FUEL TV 6. Silva showed amazing improvement in his striking game and his impressive performance thrilled the Chinese crowd.

Nov 10, 2012 9:12 am

UFC On Fuel TV 6 Results: Cung Le KO’s Franklin In The First | UFC NEWS

The UFC’s first trip to China is over already. The nine-bout FUEL TV card delivered some much needed wins for the likes of Takanori Gomi, Riki Fukuda and Alex Cacares. However the card failed to deliver a bulk of finishes, or really any finishes, until the main and co-main events. Thiago Silva returned to form...

Nov 10, 2012 8:00 am


Episode nine – “Betrayal” – of The Ultimate Fighter Fridays reality series aired Friday night on FX and saw Team Carwin’s Mike Ricci dominate Team Nelson’s number one pick, Dom Waters in the final preliminary fight of the series via unanimous decision. The teams are now even, with four fighters each moving on to the...

Nov 10, 2012 7:47 am

Cris Cyborg Waiting On Her Call To Follow Rousey And Tate To Join The UFC Ranks

With all the talk of Ronda Rousey jumping ship to the UFC to become the first ever female signed athlete under the largest MMA promotion in the world, many are wondering who will be her first opponent and which female athletes the UFC will pick up while building their new female brand. In a recent...

Nov 9, 2012 4:21 pm

Couture Books Noons On Farewell Strikeforce Card | MMA News

Ryan Couture is set to face off with one time welterweight title challenger K.J. Noons at “Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Healy.”   Couture, the son of UFC Hall of Famer Randy Couture, earned his most recent “W” outpointing Joe Duarte at “Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Kennedy.” Before that, he earned another “W” decision over vet Conor Heun at...

Nov 9, 2012 10:25 am

Hendo thinks Jones vs Sonnen is nothing more than a “circus act” | UFC News

Dan Henderson adds to the list of leery people voicing disapproval of his training partner and friend, Chael Sonnen leaping to the front of line for a title shot.  “Hendo” was promised the next light heavyweight title shot against champ, Jon Jones, prior to his injury. “That wasn’t directed at Chael at all.  It is...

Nov 9, 2012 9:16 am

Silva Manager Ed Soares Seeks GSP Super Fight At 178 Pounds | UFC NEWS

“Maybe a catchweight would be the right thing. I think a catchweight is fair. 178 [would be a fair catchweight]. Anderson told me he can make 170, whether he can or not I don’t know, that’s a lot of weight. ” “Jon Jones is a tough fight, but Georges St. Pierre is a tough fight...

Nov 9, 2012 9:12 am

Quick Twitt | Miesha Tate Confirms That She Is UFC Bound | UFC NEWS

Former Strikeforce bantamweight female champion, Miesha Tate, took to twitter recently to announce that she has been signed to the UFC roster. The news comes on the heels of the historic announcement that Ronda Rousey was the first female signed to the world’s largest Mixed Martial Arts promotion.

Nov 9, 2012 9:08 am

Frankie Edgar Believes Jose Aldo Has Learned His Lesson | UFC NEWS

  New Jersey native and former UFC lightweight champion, Frankie Edgar is among those affected by Hurricane Sandy along with many residents of the northeastern United States.  Though his home suffered minimal damages, the neighboring borough of Seaside Heights — famous for it’s boardwalk and having been the setting for the TV show Jersey Shore...

Nov 9, 2012 9:05 am

Strikeforce Offers Stacked January Card As Final Event Before Closing Doors | MMA NEWS

STRIKEFORCE heads to the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Okla., on Saturday, Jan. 12 with three championship fights, plus the return of Oklahoma State University star Daniel Cormier, all televised live on SHOWTIME. With a collection of some of the best fighters in the world today, STRIKEFORCE has put together a memorable and historic...

Nov 9, 2012 9:01 am

Spike TV Presents “Bellator: Vote For The Fight” | MMA NEWS

Bellator and Spike TV are giving fans a chance to select the first fight to air on Spike Network inside the Bellator cage as the promotion prepares to move to Spike TV in January. Fans can log onto to the “Bellator: Vote For The Fight” section, where they will be able to select the...

Nov 9, 2012 8:52 am

PHOTO | Franklin vs. Le Stare Down At Weigh-Ins | UFC NEWS

Sometime while you were sleeping the UFC put on their first ever weigh-ins ceremony in the territory of China for this weekend’s UFC on FUEL TV 6: Franklin vs. Le event. The event took place at China’s CotaiArena in Venetian Macau Resort Hotel.

Nov 9, 2012 8:48 am

UFC on FUEL TV 6: Franklin vs. le Weigh-In Results | UFC NEWS

The UFC hits China for the first time this weekend with UFC on FUEL TV 6: Franklin vs. Le. Because of the extreme time difference the weigh-ins ceremony probably took place while you were sleeping. The event took place at China’s CotaiArena in Venetian Macau Resort Hotel. The full results are as follows: MAIN CARD:...

Nov 9, 2012 8:43 am

VIDEO | UFC Unrestricted – Sneak Preview | UFC NEWS

EXTENDED SNEAK PREVIEW: UFC Unrestricted, an unprecedented and exclusive look deep inside the tense 36 hours leading up to and including UFC 148: Silva vs Sonnen II, the biggest event in the history of the UFC. Don’t miss the world premiere this Saturday, November 10 at 1p/10a ET/PT, only on FUEL TV.

Nov 8, 2012 6:50 pm

Ronda Rousey Reportedly Signs With UFC | MMA News

  Per, Ronda Rousey has apparently become the first ever woman to sign a contract with the UFC which would make her the first ever woman and the first Women’s champion in the organization as well. The Celebrity News site, broke the story today as sources to the site have told them that...

Nov 8, 2012 2:29 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Luke Rockhold on GSP, Movies, Anderson, UFC, and Strikeforce

Luke Rockhold has come in to his own. He is one of the best technical strikers out there and incredibly nimble for his size. At 6’3″ tall with an arm span of 77 inches, Rockhold drops down to fight at 185 pounds making him easily one of the biggest middleweights fighting today. Rockhold has made...

Nov 8, 2012 10:10 am

Betting Odds: Vitor Belfort Given Slight Edge Over Michael Bisping | UFC NEWS

Heading back down to the middleweight division following a brave attempt to dethrone Jon Jones, Vitor Belfort is now scheduled to meet Michael Bisping in a middleweight clash in January. The two stand out fighters will look to edge their way closer to a shot at Anderson Silva’s middleweight title during the UFC on FX...

Nov 8, 2012 10:01 am

Browne Says He Can Beat “Bigfoot” 10 of 10 Times | UFC NEWS

“Damn straight. He has a big bullseye on the back of his head, or on the front of it, it don’t matter. He’s the only man that can stand there and say that, you know, he beat me. I don’t know if he can even say that because really I beat myself. I want that...

Nov 8, 2012 9:56 am

GSP Relates His Love For Fighting To That Of A Woman | UFC NEWS

“What I realized the most is, when we get hurt, and you can’t fight for a long time, is how much I missed it. It’s like when you’re in love with your girlfriend. When you’re with her everday, sometimes you don’t realize you love that person, but when you’re away for a long time, you...

Nov 8, 2012 9:53 am

Dana White Reveals Three Possible Venues For Silva vs. GSP Superfight | UFC NEWS

“Obviously, there’s three great venues that you’d do. We could go to Toronto, huge stadium there, Dallas, Texas stadium or a soccer stadium in Brazil. This fight has to happen people. It’s fun to talk about this super fight but I’m sure it’s pissing Carlos off every time it’s asked. We’ve been talking to the...