Archive: mma

Oct 13, 2012 10:31 am

Strikeforce Cancels Second Consecutive Show On Showtime | MMA NEWS

Strikeforce announced yesterday it is planning its next card set to air live on Showtime in January 2013. Further information on the fight card and location will be announced shortly. Strikeforce also announced the cancellation of its Nov. 3 event at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Okla., due to injuries sustained by main...

Oct 12, 2012 10:38 pm

Jake Shields Admits To Using PED’s In Public Statement Released Today | UFC NEWS

Authentic Sports Management today issued the following statement on behalf of UFC athlete Jake Shields: “To my friends, fans and the UFC, Prior to my professional bout at UFC 150 in Denver, Colorado, I used a substance prohibited by Colorado Boxing Commission rules. This was a mistake that I fully regret. I have shared this...

Oct 11, 2012 5:00 am

VIDEO | Jose Aldo Puts Edgar On Notice: You Will Never Be Champ At 145 | UFC NEWS

In this video feature UFC featherweight champion, Jose Aldo, discusses the motorcycle accident that caused his UFC 153 withdrawal. The champ also talks about his yet to be re-scheduled bout against former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar. Jump to page 2 to check out the full video interview. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Oct 10, 2012 6:20 pm

UFC 153 Fighters Discuss Saturday’s Event At Today’s Open Workouts (Quotes) | UFC NEWS

The Ultimate Fighting Championship organization returns to Pay-Per-View this Saturday when the world’s greatest martial artist – long-reigning UFC middleweight king Anderson “The Spider” Silva – steps up to light heavyweight to face Stephan “The American Psycho” Bonnar. The three-round special attraction is the main event of UFC 153, which features six fights on the...

Oct 10, 2012 5:31 pm

PHOTO GALLERY | UFC 153: Silva vs. Bonnar Open Workouts | UFC NEWS

Today the UFC hit Brazil in a major way. Hosting the UFC 153: Silva vs. Bonnar open workouts at the Arcos da Lapa: Praca Cardeal Camara in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, as shown by the shot from up high above many Brazilians turned out for the event. Fighters from Saturday’s main pay-per-view card took place...

Oct 10, 2012 5:08 pm

Nelson: Dana Is Going To Say What He Needs To Say | UFC NEWS

“[Dana] never said I was the worst coach. He said I was the worst coach he ever had to deal with. If he was talking about the worst coach, it would be Shane, because he doesn’t even coach. Dana’s going to say what he needs to say, and I can’t help that. It’s just one...

Oct 10, 2012 5:04 pm

Rickson Gracie To Start A New Promotion With New Rules | MMA NEWS

“We want to create a new paradigm and recover values from the fight that were lost over time. Today, MMA fighting means blood and money. We will honour the warrior spirit and the fighting art.” Rickson Gracie is taking an adapted version of Mixed Martial Arts to Brazil on the 22nd of this month. Called...

Oct 10, 2012 4:36 pm

UFC on FX 5 Medical Suspensions Report | UFC NeWS

The governing body in Minnesota has issued mandatory medical suspensions to seven UFC on FX 5 fighters from last weekend’s event. Team Alpha Male fighter, Danny Castillo received the lengthiest suspension and will be sidelined indefinitely until he can be cleared by doctors. UFC on FX 5 took place last Friday, October 5 from the...

Oct 10, 2012 4:04 pm

VIDEO | Bellator Hits Spike TV With First Commercial | MMA NEWS

Coming Home Get More: Coming Home The original television home of Mixed Martial Arts, Spike TV, is set to launch its news promotional partnership with Bellator Fighting Championship this January and above is the first commercial for the debut. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Oct 10, 2012 3:12 pm

With Lesnar & Conrad Retired Team Death Clutch Closes Doors | MMA NEWS

Team Death Clutch is no more subsequent to Brock Lesnar and Cole Konrad’s retirement. Brock Lesnar built a gym and facility that would make him a more complete mixed martial artist, while also keeping him close to home. The team carried on with fighters like Bellator heavyweight champion Cole Konrad and UFC heavyweight Pat Barry,...

Oct 10, 2012 3:11 pm

Ratings Report | UFc on FX 5 Prelims On FUEL Draw Record Low Audience | UFC NEWS previously reported TV ratings for UFC on FX 5:  Browne vs Big Foot drew 1.1 million viewers and gave a much needed boost to The Ultimate Fighter:  Team Carwin vs. Team Nelson Episode 4. UFC on FX 5  Browne vs Big Foot Prelims marked the lowest for any such broadcast on Fuel TV drawing 44,000....

Oct 10, 2012 12:09 pm

VIDEO | Countdown To UFC 153 Full Episode | UFC NEWS

It’s Fight Week!!! UFC 153: Silva vs. Bonnar is upon us and this weekend the UFC’s middleweight champion, Anderson Silva, will once again move up in weight to challenge the always tough and durable, Stephan Bonnar in this nights main event. For your viewing pleasure we have included the full, unedited video of the UFC’s...

Oct 10, 2012 12:05 pm

Stephan Bonnar: I've Been Hit By Bigger, Stronger Guys And Never Been Stopped | UFC NEWS

The Ultimate Fighting Championship organization returns to Rio this Saturday when the world’s greatest martial artist – long-reigning UFC middleweight king Anderson “The Spider” Silva – steps up to light heavyweight to face the bigger, stronger and teak tough contender Stephan “The American Psycho” Bonnar. The three-round special attraction is the main event of the...

Oct 10, 2012 12:02 pm

PHOTO | Jeremy Stephens’ Mug Shot Released | UFC NEWS

It is no secret at this point that UFC lightweight fighter, Jeremy Stephens, is currently serving a stint behind bars. While he is proclaiming his innocence, and has the full support of the UFC bosses, the hard hitting San Diego resident just had his mug shot released on-line. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Oct 10, 2012 11:59 am

AKA Coach Mendez Wants Cormier vs. Werdum Booking | UFC NEWS

“I would like for Daniel to face Fabricio Werdum or Frank Mir [injured], or maybe Shane Carwin [booked]. I want Daniel to fight someone who is going to challenge him, who is going to motivate him to train. Werdum is that guy who is up there, so for me that’s the guy I want. Werdum...

Oct 10, 2012 11:54 am

VIDEO | UFC Cribs With Nogueira And His Beachside Compound In Brazil | UFC NEWS

Minotauro Nogueira invites Paula Sack to an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of his beachside home. He reveals the real secret to keeping so focussed. Catch this highly-anticipated co-main heavyweight bout as “Big Nog” faces Dave “Pee-Wee” Herman at UFC® 153: Silva vs Bonnar, Saturday, October 13 at 10PM ET / 7PM PT, live on Pay-Per-View. Anyone...