Archive: mma

Dec 22, 2012 12:33 pm

Wanderlei Silva on Fighting Brian Stann: “This will be a classic” (Video)

“This is a fight that everyone wants to see. I’m already counting on your support. Because your support is what will make this fight even better. I want to thank Dana White for putting me on this event, as the main event, in Japan, at the Saitama Arena. A place where I’ve fought so many...

Dec 21, 2012 2:02 pm

Ronda Rousey: UFC is more pure than the Olympics | UFC NEWS

“The UFC and MMA stuff is so much more pure compared to all that to me,” Rousey said. “No one is going to change the rules of MMA because they prefer European style over Japanese style. It’s never going to be like that. It will be as close to a real fight as possible and...


Dec 21, 2012 11:23 am

Ten Christmas Presents the UFC Needs to Give Fans in 2013

There are so many potential match-ups for UFC fans now that Strikeforce is closing its doors. Young guns rising and some of the sport’s most storied athletes still remain on the roster. BJPenn.com takes a look at ten essential fights that need to take place in 2013. 10. Gilbert Melendez vs. Frankie Edgar Gilbert Melendez...

Dec 21, 2012 5:00 am

Prospect Watch Ring Girl Edition: Ashley Salazar | MMA NEWS

In the fascinating world of Mixed Martial Arts, the in-cage talent is not just relegated to shirtless men with 8 oz. gloves.   Ring announcers and referees gain notoriety amongst fans, but in this article I’m focusing on the ring girls.   Since 2011 St Louis resident and US Air Force veteran, Ashley Salazar has...

Dec 20, 2012 12:03 pm

Report: Jorge Masvidal Injured, Bout With Healy In Jeopardy | UFC NEWS

Poor Pat Healy just can’t catch a break. After having his title shot pulled from him twice against Gilbert Melendez, the top lightweight fighter was put into a scheduled bout against former title challenger Jorge Masvidal. Now, in a report from MMAMania.com it appears as if Masvidal too may be forced to withdrawal from the...

Dec 20, 2012 11:58 am

Chad Mendes Meets Manny Gamburyan At UFC 157 | UFC NEWS

The UFC’s return trip to The Honda Center in Anaheim, California is already set to deliver fireworks and it just keeps getting better. In featherweight action, two former title challengers will square off when Chad Mendes meets Manny Gamburyan. UFC officials announced the bout recently. UFC 157 is set to take place on February 23...

Dec 20, 2012 11:50 am

Dana White Discusses The Employment Of His First Openly Gay Fighter | UFC NEWS

“I love what [Liz Carmouche] did. I know I have the big ‘homophobe’ persona and people think I’m some homophobe. I’m the furthest thing from it. i think its ridiculous its 2013 and the government tells two people they can’t marry each other. Who is the government to tell two people who say they love...

Dec 20, 2012 11:44 am

Ronda Rousey Explains Her Determination To Win Over Dana White | UFC NEWS

“It was a goal of mine from the very beginning actually. I just refused to be ignored pretty much. I said to myself, ‘What would work?’ I just thought, ‘I’m going to make myself so impossible to ignore and make myself into something that they didn’t even know that they needed. Before I became a...

Dec 19, 2012 12:32 pm

UFC 155: Max Holloway Steps Up To Replace McKenzie Against Garcia | UFC NEWS

Another injury has hit the UFC’s year-end-pay-per-view event. Cody McKenzie has been forced off the card with an injury and on just 10-days’ notice the 21-year-old, Max Holloway has agreed to step in and face Leonard Garcia. UFC officials announced the change via twitter just moments ago. UFC 155 is set to take place on...

Dec 19, 2012 12:20 pm

UFC 155: Karlos Vemola Out, Derek Brunson In Against Chris Leben | UFC NEWS

A last minute card shift has put former Strikeforce middleweight, Derek Brunson, into a scheduled matchup with UFC veteran Chris Leben. The change comes on the heels of an injury that forced Karlos Vemola off the card. UFC officials announced the matchup earlier today. UFC 155 is set to take place on Dec. 29 from...

Dec 19, 2012 12:13 pm

The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale Medical Suspensions Report | UFC NEWS

Last Saturday’s TUF 16 Finale event took place from The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. In the main event Roy Nelson successfully dispatched Matt Mitrione in the very first round. The Nevada State Athletic Commission issued 10 medical suspensions to the evenings participants. The list is as follows: Matt...

Dec 19, 2012 12:08 pm

UFC on FX 6 Medical Suspensions Report | UFC NEWS

UFC on FX 6 took place last Friday from a sold out Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Center in Queensland, Australia. The event served as the “TUF SMASHES: Aus vs. UK” Finale and featured a host of international talent. Seven of the evenings fighters received medical suspensions of up to six months. Here is the...

Dec 19, 2012 11:42 am

Trainer: Frankie Edgar Could Be The First Ever Three-Division Champ | UFC NEWS

“He is one of the best true pound-for-pound fighters that isn’t afraid to go up in weight classes. He’ll fight anybody anytime. Two weight classes up, one weight class up. For me, I’d love for him to take a shot, I mean, we definitely have to worry about Jose now, it’s the only thing, that’s...

Dec 19, 2012 11:37 am

Report: Eddie Alvarez Received A UFC Contract That Bellator May Match

Former Bellator lightweight champion, Eddie Alvarez, has been an official free agent for the past few months. Up until this point the UFC had yet to make him an official offer to sign with the promotion despite UFC president Dana White showing an extreme amount of interest. It appears as though the UFC has now...

Dec 17, 2012 12:43 pm

UFC 157: Rousey vs. Carmouche Tickets On Sale This Week | UFC NEWS

Tickets for the upcoming UFC 157 event, which is set to take place on February 23rd, 2013 at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California, will go on sale to the general public this Friday, December 21st, 2012, starting at 1pm ET. However, UFC Fight Club members will have first dibs at the tickets as they...