Archive: mma

Oct 26, 2012 7:49 am

VIDEO | Introducing The UFC’s New Octagon Girl | UFC NEWS

The UFC is Introducing Korean celebrity, Kang Ye-bin, as its latest addition to their Octagon girl staff at the upcoming UFC on FUEL TV 6: “Franklin vs. Le” set for November 10. To check out her official UFC promo hop to page 2.

Oct 25, 2012 10:11 am

Brock Lesnar Never Fighting Again Confirms UFC President | UFC NEWS

“He’s done. Called me a couple days ago he’s never coming back. He said his body, he can wrestle but he can’t fight. He was contemplating coming back.” While on the Chet Buchanan and the “Morning Zoo” program on KLUC-FM (98.5 FM in Las Vegas) UFC President Dana White spoke on the airwaves about the...

Oct 25, 2012 9:45 am

Bellator Making “Hard Push” To Keep Eddie Alvarez | MMA NEWS

“Talks have gone really well with Bellator and Eddie just wants to fight the best fighters he can, and get a contract he feels is fair, but I can tell you Bjorn has gone out of his way to make Eddie feel welcome and talks have gone well so far, so we’ll see what the...

Oct 25, 2012 9:40 am

Luiz Cane Released By UFC Following Most Recent Loss | UFC NEWS

Luiz Cane is the most recent fighter to receive his walking papers from the UFC. His last Octagon appearance was a losing effort to Chris Camozzi in front of his hometown crowd and it notched his fourth loss in five fights. The Brazilian started off his UFC career with a loss to James Irvin, but...


Oct 25, 2012 9:34 am

DREAM IS BACK: Promotion Resurging For NYE Event | MMA NEWS

Japan’s DREAM promotion, once thought to be on the shelf for good, is returning for their annual New Year’s Eve bash on December 31. DREAM officials made the announcement late yesterday that “DREAM: Special NYE 2012” is on the books for the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama Japan. DREAM’s former owner FEG went bankrupt earlier...

Oct 25, 2012 9:04 am

Cain Velasquez: Cormier Would Beat Jon Jones | UFC NEWS

“I think [Cormier] wants to drop down [to light heavyweight].He’s been wanting that fight with Jon Jones for a while now. We’ve definitely talked about it. [When] he does come into the UFC, he can make 205 [pounds]. He’s heavy right now. He’s like 240 [pounds] right now. But, you know, we’ll clean up his...

Oct 25, 2012 8:57 am

Dana White Estimates 60-80 Million People Watch The UFC in Brazil | UFC NEWS

“When we do fights in Brazil, 60 (million) to 80 million people watch. And there’s only 200 million people in the country. It is so red-hot in Brazil. When we go down there, the fans are so loud and chanting for their guys. They go crazy for their guys. It’s just unbelievable. I know there’s...

Oct 25, 2012 8:52 am

GSP Agrees With Critics: Need To Finish More Fights | UFC NEWS

“I agree with the criticism. I want to do better. I want to give more entertainment to the fans. Ive been training to jump more on opportunities that are open to me. I’m still gonna fight my fight, but I’m going to be more opportunistic.” In a recent interview with the New York Post, UFC...

Oct 25, 2012 8:46 am

Cyborg: Ronda Rousey Used My Name To Get Famous | MMA NEWS

“Ronda gained fame using me as a stepping stone and turned the good girl of the story. I could not accept this, I was wrong, and I paid a high price, but I have learned so much. I have God in my heart and 200 million supporters (Brazil population), that will help me to give...

Oct 25, 2012 8:39 am

Cerrone Tired Of Waiting On Pettis, Considering Other Options | UFC NEWS

“We were supposed to go in Denver, no. OK, we’ll be ready in December. No, now we’ll actually be ready in January. Now is it February, March? How long can you just (wait) — I don’t know. I understand the guy is hurt, but I got bills to pay, too.” “Joe (Silva’s) attitude is, ‘Why...

Oct 25, 2012 8:12 am

VIDEO | UFC 154: St Pierre vs. Condit Extended Preview | UFC NEWS

UFC 154: St. Pierre vs. Condit is set to go down on November 17th in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Featuring the return of one of our sports biggest stars after more than a year on the sidelines, the UFC 154 pay-per-view event also features many other top UFC stars. To check out the extended video preview...

Oct 25, 2012 8:06 am

UFC 154: St Pierre vs. Condit In To Broadcast Live In Theatres Nationwide | UFC NEWS

The most anticipated UFC fight of the year gets even bigger because it is being broadcast larger than life to movie theaters nationwide. NCM Fathom Events and Ultimate Fighting Championship® present UFC 154: Georges St-Pierre vs. Carlos Condit in movie theaters Saturday, November 17 Live at 10:00pm ET/9:00pm CT/8:00pm MT/7:00pm PT/6:00pm AK/5:00pm HI.

Oct 25, 2012 8:01 am

VIDEO | San Diego Plumber Taps Out MMA Fighter Brandon Vera | UFC NEWS

Alright Penn Nation, so is it likely that a San Diego area plumber really tapped out “The Truth?” In the great wide world of martial arts training facilities I’m sure crazier things have happened, but that’s not to say that a professional pipe cleaner would be able to fold Vera in an actual competitive environment....

Oct 25, 2012 7:53 am

VIDEO | UFC Fighter Trivia: Pop Culture Challenge | UFC NEWS

UFC Tonight’s Ariel Helwani is bringing the ultimate test to the ultimate fighters! What do your favorite fighters know about pop culture? Check out the full video segment from Tuesday’s broadcast on FUEL TV on page 2.

Oct 25, 2012 7:48 am

VIDEO | UFC Fighter Trivia: The Battle Of MMA Brains | UFC NEWS

UFC Fighter Trivia is back to test the MMA knowledge of the UFC’s biggest and brightest stars. Rashad Evans, Michael Bisping, Kenny Florian and Dominick Cruz bring it in this battle of wits on last Tuesday’s UFC Tonight! It’s funny and entertaining and if you missed the Tuesday broadcast check out the trivia segment on...

Oct 24, 2012 4:20 pm

Remembering A Pioneer: Jeff Blatnick Passes At 55 Years Old | UFC NEWS

Remembering Olympic Gold Medalist and MMA Pioneer Jeff Blatnick The MMA world lost an icon today. Jeff Blatnick — former UFC commentator, MMA judge and referee — died earlier today of complications from open-heart surgery, according to multiple sources. He was 55 years old. To many fans, Blatnick will be remembered as a pioneer of...

Oct 24, 2012 10:29 am

VIDEO | Florian Can Still Taste The Blood From Sherk Fight | UFC NEWS

“(The blood) gave me motivation. The fans just went nuts. There was so much blood in the cage that night from him. Literally, it was the next day, and I had already taken two or three showers—the next day I still found blood in my ear, outside my ear. I found it inside, like rolled...

Oct 24, 2012 10:19 am

Jon Jones Will Soon Reach Anderson Silva Level Striking Says Coach | UFC NEWS

“Since he’s come to camp, I’m real blessed that this young man listens and he went from being mostly a wrestler to now he’s turning over to becoming a great striker in the division. He’s almost there, he’s almost to that Anderson Silva place where he is going to start getting those one punch and...

Oct 24, 2012 10:15 am

VIDEO | GSP: “I’m Not Afraid Of Carlos Condit” | UFC NEWS

After a year and a half away from the cage, Georges St-Pierre says he’s better and stronger than ever. Hear why he’s confident he’ll still be champ after UFC 154. “The most dangerous thing that Condit has is capacity of adaptation. He can adapt to any opponent that he fights. That’s why he’s so good....

Oct 24, 2012 9:48 am

Joe Lauzon on Maynard: He’s Not a Great Finisher | UFC NEWS

“The money’s really nice, but it’s really not the driving factor behind it. The basing is that’s just how I like to fight. I like to go out there and submit guys, I like to go out there and attack. Sometimes I’m a little over-aggressive and it leads to cardio issues and things like that,...

Oct 24, 2012 9:33 am

Rafaello Oliveira Forced Out Of UFC on FOX 5 With Injury | UFC NEWS

The injury bug has struck again, this time in the form of a broken handed Rafaello Oliveira. Oliveira was scheduled to face “The Ultimate Fighter 15” winner, Michael Chiesa, on December 8th UFC on FOX 5 card set for the KeyArena in Seattle. Oliveira announced news of his injury via twitter, but UFC officials remain...