Archive: mma

Aug 1, 2012 3:08 am

Unlike Shogun Michael Bisping Has Never Turned Down An Opponent | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Michael Bisping comments in an interview with FUEL TV’s UFC Tonight. Former UFC Light-Heavyweight Champion Shogun Rua caused a bit of a stir when he refused to fight UFC newcomer Glover Teixeira. UFC President Dana White even went on to say that Shogun would have rather been cut than take the fight....

Aug 1, 2012 2:48 am

Velasquez Wondering What The Hold Up Is With Dos Santos Rematch | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Cain Velasquez comments in an interview with ‘Inside MMA’. Velasquez defeated Antonio Silva at UFC 146 and it had been looking like he would go on to challenge Junior Dos Santos for his Heavyweight Title. The rematch had been rumored to take place at UFC 152 however no date has been set....

Jul 31, 2012 7:30 pm

Royler Gracie wants Eddie Bravo rematch with "No fake stuff".

  Eddie Bravo’s on again, off again attempts at a jiu jitsu rematch with Royler Gracie may be on again. A deal between the two reportedly fell through last year and Royler’s revenge on the first American to submit a Gracie would have to wait. In a 2011 interview with TATAME, Eddie Bravo commented on why...

Jul 31, 2012 12:02 pm

Jon Fitch to face Erick Silva in UFC 153 | Quick Tweets

UFC 153 on Oct 13 at the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janerio  has Jon Fitch and Erick Silva in a tentative bout – not official just yet.  Walid Ismail, manager for Erick Silva tweets Erick Fight Silva in Brazil, Towards Title @brunoalv79: @dudutatame @WallidJfc damn, this card UFC RIO 3’re very good at HSBC Arena will be...

Jul 31, 2012 9:07 am

Ricardo Arona Talks Return To MMA | "It’s Just A Matter Of Time." | MMA News

By Jamie McAllister Ricardo Arona comments in an interview with TATAME. Arona talks about returning to MMA as well as opening his own Mixed Martial Arts gym. Arona has been out of action for some time now, in his last bout he defeated Marvin Eastman back in September 2009. He talks about his time away...

Jul 31, 2012 8:58 am

Jon Jones Sentenced In Binghamton DWI Crash Case | UFC NEWS

UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones was fined $1,000 and will have to install ignition interlocks on all of his vehicles following his sentencing Tuesday morning on DWI charges. Jones, an Ithaca resident, will need to complete a victim impact panel within 90 days and received a six-moth license suspension. Special Jon Jones coverage A...

Jul 31, 2012 7:50 am

Bader Relishes The Role Of Underdog Going Into Machida Bout | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Ryan Bader comments in an interview with MMAWeekly. Bader faced the current Light-Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones at UFC 126 and was finished in the first round. Following the loss he faced Tito Ortiz at UFC 132 and was heavily favored to beat Ortiz however Ortiz managed to upset the odds and finished...

Jul 31, 2012 1:15 am

Jon Fitch vs. Erick Silva In The Works For UFC 153 In Rio | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Jon Fitch vs. Erick Silva in the works for UFC 153 in Rio. Ariel Helwani revealed via his official Twitter account that both fighters have verbally agreed to the bout. Fitch is coming off a loss to Johny Hendricks at UFC 141 where he was knocked out in the first round. Prior...

Jul 30, 2012 3:42 pm

Dana White Confirms Shogun Rua vs. Brandon Vera Winner Gets Title Shot | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Dana White announced today during a media conference call that the winner of the UFC On FOX 4 main event will be the next man to challenge for the UFC Light-Heavyweight Title. The bout will be contested between Shogun Rua and Brandon Vera. Shogun was defeated by Jones at UFC 128 and...

Jul 30, 2012 10:24 am

EXCLUSIVE | Ed Soares, "Brazilians are leading the way in MMA"

Unless you lived under a rock or were in a coma then you have no excuse not to have seen Anderson Silva annihilate Chael Sonnen in the second round of their rematch. After years of Sonnen claiming to be the “true middleweight champion” and taunting Silva The American Gangsta fired up the UFC Middleweight Champion...

Jul 30, 2012 10:17 am

VIDEO | Losing Streak Quashed, Dan Hardy Heading Home for Next Fight | UFC NEWS

Riding a four-fight losing streak into his recent fight with Duane Ludwig, Dan Hardy was carrying a huge monkey on his back. He finally shucked it off, knocking out Ludwig late in the first round of their fight at UFC 146. Hardy is now slated to face Amir Sadollah in his next fight. Perhaps the...

Jul 30, 2012 10:11 am

VIDEO | UFC Roundtable w/ Couture, Ortiz, & Gracie | UFC NEWS

UFC Roundtable features MMA legends Randy Couture, Mark Coleman, Tito Ortiz and Royce Gracie reflecting on the early days of the UFC. The guys discuss the pro’s and con’s of multiple fights in one night and how new rules have impacted the sport.

Jul 30, 2012 10:00 am

VIDEO | Shogun vs Vera Road to the Octagon | UFC NEWS

This weekend on FOX four UFC light-heavyweight fighters will try to earn a shot at the sports most coveted crown. In this hour-long special UFC and FOX take you on an inside look at the training camp and lives of these four athletes.

Jul 30, 2012 7:36 am

Thiago Silva Leaves ATT For Blackzilians | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Earlier today TATAME reported that UFC Light-Heavyweight Thiago Silva has left American Top Team. Silva has moved to the Blackzilian camp a team full of Brazilian fighters and the likes of Alistair Overeem and Rashad Evans a former opponent who defeated Silva at UFC 108. Silva was defeated in his last bout...

Jul 30, 2012 2:13 am

Roger Gracie Open To Bout With Tim Kennedy | Strikeforce News

By Jamie McAllister Roger Gracie in an interview with TATAME. Gracie is one of the best submission grappler’s in the world if not the best. However one man who would disagree with this statement is Tim Kennedy who offered a challenge via his official Twitter account. I read @cokersf said @rogergracie was the best grappler in...

Jul 30, 2012 1:08 am

Weidman Thinks Anderson Is Trying To Avoid Him | "It’s like they’re trying to avoid my name being mentioned at all" | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Middleweight Contender Chris Weidman in an interview with MMAWeekly. Chris Weidman upset the odds at UFC on Fuel TV: Munoz vs. Weidman defeating Mark Munoz in dominant fashion. After the bout Weidman called out UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva however Silva’s management have been dismissive of Weidman’s challenges labelling him a joke...

Jul 29, 2012 4:27 am

Video | Frankie Edgar 155 Reasons Episode Five | Wrestling vs. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, The Frankie Edgar Series | UFC News

Gaspari TV presents 155 Reasons, the Frankie Edgar series Episode V – Wrestling vs. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. In an exclusive interview with Mike Straka, Frankie discusses the difference between Wrestling and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Renzo Gracie NY instructor John Danaher, Toms River East High School Wrestling Coach Warren Reid, Coach Ricardo Almeida, Rutgers Wrestling Coach...