Archive: mma

Dec 11, 2012 4:56 pm

Jon Jones says he isn’t afraid of Anderson Silva

By Evan Stoumbelis As an MMA fan it would be nearly impossible not to hear all the talk of a potential superfight between Anderson Silva, and either Jon Jones or Georges St. Pierre. Jon Jones has shot down ideas of a superfight between him and Silva saying that neither of them wanted to pop the...

Dec 11, 2012 12:16 pm

Roy Nelson on VADA testing: “I’m just trying to clean up the sport.” | UFC News

Roy “Big Country”  Nelson has quest to make VADA testing more mainstream within the sport. He spoke with Steph Daniels last week when the Volunteer Anti-Doping Association (VADA)  proposal had been issued for 3 or 4 days with this to say: Lack of response from Mitrione on VADA testing proposal: “He told me, when we were on...

Dec 11, 2012 11:53 am

Rousey Opens as Massive Favorite over Carmouche

Just a few days ago we found out that the newly-crowned UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey is inked-in to make her octagon debut against Liz Carmouche at the freshly announced UFC 157 event on February 23rd, 2013 at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California. The crowning of Rousey, who is coming over to the...

Dec 11, 2012 11:26 am

Mitrione Denied VADA Testing Only Due To Inconvenience | UFC NEWS

“Roy asked me, I don’t remember what day it was, whatever day it was, it was probably a week and a half something like that ago,” Mitrione said. “I just never, I had a bunch of other things going on. It felt like a little bit of a distraction, I just wasn’t able to. I...

Dec 11, 2012 11:22 am

UFC on Fox 5 Prelims On FX Draw Solid TV Audience | UFC NEWS

UFC on FOX 5 preliminary card topped the 1-million viewers mark for the 8th time.  The FX broadcast followed  prelim fight on Facebook between Scott Jorgensen and John Albert, though that fight also made it to the FX broadcast following the 6 live fights averaging  1.2 million viewers.  That’s up from the 980,000 who tuned in...

Dec 11, 2012 10:52 am

Afraid Of No Man: Condit Will Accept MacDonald Rematch If Asked | UFC NEWS

“Carlos Condit doesn’t back down from any man. If the UFC asks us to fight Rory MacDonald, Carlos will take the fight.” In a quick two line statement issued to, Carlos Condit’s manager, Malki Kawa went on record and said his client would gladly accept any fight the UFC requests of him, including a...

Dec 11, 2012 10:46 am

VIDEO | TUF 16 Finale Preview | UFC NEWS

Knockout artist Roy “Big Country” Nelson faces off against Matt Mitrione, his former The Ultimate Fighter teammate. Plus, TUF finalists Colton Smith and Mike Ricci compete for a six-figure UFC contract. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Dec 10, 2012 4:36 pm

Benson Henderson and “toothpickgate”

By Evan Stoumbelis Saturday night fans saw an action packed UFC on Fox event, where Matt Brown stopped the return of Mike Swick, our very own BJ Penn fought with the heart of a champion from bell to bell against Rory MacDonald, Alexander Gustafsson cemented his place among the top light heavyweight contenders, and Benson...

Dec 10, 2012 2:38 pm

Silva Requests 10-Fight Contract from UFC | UFC NEWS

When you’re considered the “greatest of all time” I guess it’s fair to say that you can ask for anything your championship heart desires…and that’s exactly what Anderson Silva has been doing. He has been very adamant about getting the super-fight with GSP drawn up, although it seems that may not happen this time around,...

Dec 10, 2012 12:04 pm

Ben Henderson Stole Thigh Punch Technique From Bruce Leeroy | UFC NEWS

The reigning UFC Lightweight champ Ben Henderson tells Fuel TV post UFC on Fox 5 he got the “thigh punch” move from Alex “Bruce Leeroy” Caceres. “I actually planned that.  I’ve got to thank Alex Caceres on that one.  He came up to the MMA Lab and he did it to me and it actually hurt....

Dec 10, 2012 12:04 pm

Jimi Manuwa v Cyrille Diabete Set For UFC on FUEL 7 | UFC NEWS

UFC slates  Jimi Manuwa vs Cyrille Diabete during February 16th’s UFC on Fuel 7 in England. Diabate is 4-2 in the UFC, and earned 2 straight W’s in a row with the latest W via submission over Chad Griggs at UFC 154.   Making this the third time he has competed in the UK under the...

Dec 10, 2012 11:00 am

Dana White: People Don’t Grasp How Good Anderson Silva Really Is | UFC NEWS

“Anderson Silva is so far the best fighter in the world, (expletive) pound-for-pound, they ought to make a whole other list for him. I don’t know what you call it, but he should be on that list. That’s how good this guy is. This guy is 38 years old and still performing at the level....

Dec 10, 2012 10:46 am

Chris Camozzi Wants First Crack At Luke Rockhold | UFC NEWS

“The reason I told the UFC they should match me up with Luke, is because I was looking at some rankings the other day, and I saw his name in the Top 10, and I just thought that was kind of ridiculous. He hasn’t fought in a while, and I can’t even say that I’ve...

Dec 10, 2012 10:40 am

Quick Twitt | Josh Koscheck Calls Out Rory MacDonald | UFC NEWS

Longtime UFC welterweight standout Josh Koscheck took to twitter to throw his name in the hat as a possible opponent for the fast rising Rory MacDonald. Rory wants his rematch with Condit, but if that can’t happen is Kos a suitable option? Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Dec 10, 2012 10:24 am

Schaub vs. Johnson Shifted To UFC 157 | UFC NEWS

Originally scheduled to face off on last weekend’s UFC on FOX 5 preliminary card, Schaub vs. Johnson was forced to be rescheduled after a last minute Johnson withdrawal. The two heavyweights are now set to face off in Anaheim on the UFC 157 fight card. UFC 157 is set to take place on February 23...

Dec 8, 2012 9:25 pm

Video | UFC on Fox 5 Henderson vs Diaz: Post-Fight Press Conference Highlight

The presser begins with UFC an attendance announcement of 14,412 for a gate of $1,522,600 a complete sell out at Key Arena. Yves Edwards earns Knockout of the Night for his first-round finish of Jeremy Stephens. Scott Jorgensen took home both Submission of the Night and Fight of the Night for his show-opening battle with...

Dec 8, 2012 8:43 pm

UFC on Fox 5 post-fight bonus’

By Evan Stoumbelis Tonight Mixed Martial Arts fans were given an outstanding night of fights. We saw Benson Henderson retain his lightweight title in a dominant performance over Nate Diaz, Alexander Gustafsson solidify his place as a top light heavyweight contender with his performance over Shogun Rua, Rory MacDonald call out Carlos Condit, and Matt...

Dec 8, 2012 6:21 pm

Rory MacDonald Defeats BJ Penn Via Dominant Decision

The Seattle crowd at the Key Arena was electric with anticipation of the fight that most MMA fans declared to be the best match-up of the card. The return of a legend seeking to revitalize his already amazing career, and the greatest test put before a ferocious young competitor from MMA’s new breed of talent. What could have been a main...

Dec 8, 2012 11:34 am

UFC on FOX Live Results and Play by Play

Sean McClure will be providing live play by play results for tonight’s UFC on FOX card. JOHN ALBERT VS. SCOTT JORGENSEN Scott Jorgensen wins via RNC at 4:59 of round 1. NAM PHAN VS. DENNIS SIVER The judges score the bout 30-24, 30-25 and 30-26 for the winner by unanimous decision, Dennis Siver. MARCUS LEVESSEUR...