Archive: mma

Nov 21, 2012 10:06 am

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | Josh Thomson on Transitioning to the UFC, Strikeforce, AKA, Women…

With all of the talk about Strikeforce closing its doors circulating – there is a collective mixture of emotions. Guys like Luke Rockhold, Gilbert Melendez, Frank Shamrock, and Josh Thomson have helped build the organization, and they are now facing the first time they would step out of the organization in quite a while –...

Nov 21, 2012 9:59 am

Betting Odds: Anderson Silva Opens Up As Favorite Over GSP | UFC NEWS

The proposed “Super Fight” between Anderson Silva and Georges St-Pierre isn’t even booked yet. True, it is on the UFC’s radar, but according to UFC President Dana White it hasn’t even hit the negotiations phase yet. With so much talk of the fight happening next year odds makers have set a betting line for the...


Nov 21, 2012 9:49 am

Rashad Evans: I Think GSP Beats Anderson Silva | UFC NEWS

“Oh yeah, I definitely think he has a shot against Anderson. One thing about Anderson is this right here: Anderson’s a great fighter, but one thing with Anderson is that he has such a problem with defending the takedown. And then on the ground even sometimes he allows people to advance position way too much.”...

Nov 21, 2012 9:44 am

Hendricks: GSP Can’t Take Me Down | UFC NEWS

“Well I’m not as good as Anderson, but I believe I have what it takes to beat GSP. I’m a wrestler, I’ve been wrestling since I was five. And, they say that’s what GSP is the strongest at and also I have knockout power. I can lay anybody out at any given moment. The only...

Nov 21, 2012 9:15 am

Benson Henderson Details Training In The Cage For Diaz Trash Talk | UFC NEWS

“We’re definitely trying to prepare for his physical tools, his long reach, his boxing style that he has. But, the biggest thing we’ve had trouble with, to be honest, is we’ve been having my teammates talking trash inside the Octagon, and have me stay calm and not be worked up. I was having a hard...

Nov 21, 2012 9:10 am

Josh Koscheck Gunning For The 209 And Nick Diaz In 2013 Return | UFC NEWS

“That is a fight I’ll take all day long,” said Koscheck of the possibility of a clash with Diaz, who is still on a suspension handed down by the Nevada State Athletic Commission following his UFC 143 bout with Carlos Condit in February. “I feel like it’s a great matchup for me and I believe...

Nov 21, 2012 8:48 am

Coash Says Velasquez Made A Mistake In Taking JDS Rematch | UFC NEWS

“We are quiet, with a good team. It will be a great fight. Cain is a great athlete, no doubt, but he made a mistake by asking for this rematch so soon. Even though he is coming off a victory (against Silva), he was knocked out (by dos Santos). He’ll have to risk closing the...

Nov 21, 2012 8:42 am

Alistair Overeem Settles Lawsuit With Former Management | UFC NEWS

Late last year UFC heavyweight contender, Alistair Overeem, defected from his long-time management and team over at Golden Glory citing “Breach of Trust”. The Netherlands based organization took to the Nevada court system to try and settle the dispute and receive money’s owed to them based on the earnings of Alistair. It’s been an ongoing...

Nov 21, 2012 8:34 am

Dan Hardy Not Interested In Bout with Riddle, But Koscheck? | UFC NEWS

“I’m not a matchmaker and that’s not my job, but if I was to pick an opponent, (a fight with Riddle) wouldn’t even come into my head, to be honest. I don’t like looking at the guy, so obviously training for him for eight weeks would be tiring. There’s a lot of talent in the...

Nov 21, 2012 8:17 am

Watch Super Fight League on BJPenn.Com on Friday November 23rd

Following the amazing action of SFL 9, the Friday Fight Night series is back with the biggest main event yet.   At SFL 10 two heavyweights collide as Jimmy Ambriz of America takes on ‘The Hulk’, Mohammed Abdel Karim of Egypt.  SFL’s ‘Friday Fight Nights’ airs live on Neo Prime and streams live on www.YouTube.com/SFL November...

Nov 20, 2012 11:03 am

White Growing Frustrated With Fighters Who Turn Down Fights | UFC NEWS

“(Kongo) turned down the fight whether it was on short notice or whatever. It’s the second fight he’s turned down in a row… It’s a lot more normal with guys who are worried about losing. Guys who are in a position where if they lose, you know what I mean? You’re either fighters or you’re...

Nov 20, 2012 11:00 am

Dana White Looking To Start Negotiating Anderson Silva vs. GSP Super Fight | UFC NEWS

“The division is stacked. Johny Hendricks looked awesome tonight, again. Everyone wants to see this ‘GSP’ vs. Anderson Silva fight. I’m gonna give Georges 10 days to rest, relax and regroup, and we’ll get together. We’re probably gonna fly out and talk to Anderson [Silva] next week, and then I’ll get together with Georges in...

Nov 20, 2012 10:25 am

Matt Riddle Defends Marijuana Use: “It Makes Me Very Nice” | UFC NEWS

“I think it’s really unfortunate they took a hard-earned win from me that I took on a week’s notice and I did everything in my power to pass that drug test, I’ve never failed a drug test in my life until that day and that was never my intention. So it does suck, but at...

Nov 20, 2012 10:17 am

UFC 154 Medical Suspensions | MMA News

  UFC 154 marked the return of the greatest welterweight champion of all time, Georges St-Pierre, who headlined a card that didn’t disappoint. The card was full of memorable fights that included a first round knockout of Martin Kampmann by new number one contender, Johny Hendricks, and a classic 5-round war between St-Pierre and Carlos...

Nov 20, 2012 9:54 am

Following Most Recent Loss UFC Vet Rich Clementi Retires | MMA NEWS

Well, I guess this day had to come some time. Just wish it could have been on my terms but then again we all know that wouldn’t have happened because I would have always wanted just one more time under those lights. I am so grateful for the things this sport has taught me. The...

Nov 20, 2012 5:32 am

Bonnar May Become Pro Wrestler Says Dana White | UFC NEWS

UFC President Dana White says retired UFC fighter Stephan Bonnar may be getting into pro wrestling. White made the comments after this past weekend’s event: “I think the thing that bums me out the most about the Bonnar thing is he didn’t tell me. I offered you this fight. He wasn’t planning on fighting. He...

Nov 19, 2012 6:37 pm

Report: Machida VS Hendo Gets Shifted to UFC 157 | UFC News

Lyoto Machida and Dan Henderson’s Light Heavyweight match was originally scheduled for UFC 156  – February 2, 2013 in Las Vegas instead the bout will take place during UFC 157 – February 23, 2013 in Anaheim according to tatame.com Henderson tore his MCL, forcing the cancellation of UFC 151 for the light heavyweight title shot...