Archive: mma

Jul 2, 2012 7:58 am

Video | Dakota Cochrane Chokes Out Joe "Daddy" Stevenson | MMA News

By Jamie McAllister Former UFC Lightweight contender Joe Stevenson lost his first fight since being released by the UFC. Stevenson lost the bout to The Ultimate Fighter: Live contestant Dakota Cochrane in the second round via submission at Resurrection Fighting Alliance 3 in Kearney, Nebraska. For the latest MMA News and fight updates stay tuned...

Jul 2, 2012 7:32 am

Big Nog Says He’s Never Seen Anderson Silva Look So Good In Training | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Antonio Rodrigo “Minotauro” Nogueira in an interview with TATAME. Nogueira comments on Chael Sonnen and does not agree with Sonnen’s methods of self promotion. Nogueira states that Sonnen is a tough fighter but thinks Sonnen talks so much to compensate for his boring style. “The guy’s disrespectful. The way he advertises himself...

Jul 2, 2012 3:23 am

Greg Jackson Thinks Swanson Can Eventually Contend With Aldo | UFC NEWS

By Jamie McAllister Cub Swanson is coming off an impressive victory over Ross Pearson at UFC on FX: Maynard vs. Guida which moved him to (17–5) overall and (2-1) UFC. However on June 7, 2009 Swanson faced Jose Aldo in a WEC Featherweight Title Eliminator. The bout just eight seconds in to the first round...

Jul 2, 2012 2:44 am

Check Out Chael Sonnen’s Twitter Background | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Chael Sonnen has been telling us that he is the true Middleweight Champion for years however when he actually won the title is still up in the air after he was submitted at UFC 117 by Anderson Silva in the fifth round. Anyway the American Gangster from Oregon has gone to the...

Jul 2, 2012 1:40 am

UFC 148: Silva vs Sonnen 2 Media Conference Call (Audio)

The fireworks came early for the upcoming July 7 fight card as Anderson Silva unleashed on opponent Chael Sonnen during the UFC 148 pre-fight conference call. Silva opened up on Sonnen verbally in a way he’s never done before. Sonnen was also on the call as well as UFC President Dana White, Tito Ortiz and...

Jul 2, 2012 1:01 am

Shogun And Lombard Open As Heavy Favorites Over Vera And Boetsch | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Former Bellator Middleweight Champion Hector Lombard is set to make his UFC debut at UFC 149. In his first UFC bout he faces Tim Boetsch a former Light-Heavyweight now Middleweight who is currently on a three fight win streak and undefeated as a Middleweight. According to Nick Kalikas from BetOnFighting.com Lombard is...

Jul 1, 2012 10:10 pm

UFC Vet Joe Stevenson Loses To TUF : Live Contestant Dakota Cochrane Via Submission

By Jamie McAllister Former UFC Lightweight contender Joe Stevenson lost his first fight since being released by the UFC. Stevenson lost the bout to The Ultimate Fighter: Live contestant Dakota Cochrane in the second round via submission at Resurrection Fighting Alliance 3 in Kearney, Nebraska. Since losing in his title challenge at UFC 80 to...

Jul 1, 2012 9:47 pm

Nogueira Does Not Want To Rush His Return To The Octagon | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister After having to cancel his UFC 149 bout with Cheick Kongo Antonio Rodrigo “Minotauro” Nogueira has continued to work hard on his physiotherapy sessions for his arm which was broken by Frank Mir at UFC 140. In an interview with TATAME Big Nog discusses his return and rehabilitation. “We don’t have a...

Jun 29, 2012 9:51 am

Exclusive | KJ Noons Calls for Open Scoring in Boxing and MMA

Just Scrap Radio Episode 10 host Jens and Abel Pulver share with KJ Noons their thoughts on the last MMA and boxing fights along with the tragic scoring system that’s been happening all across the board. KJ Noons suggest to have open scoring for both boxing and MMA. “Every round we should know who wins,”...

Jun 29, 2012 9:47 am

Frank Shamrock: Dana White Is "A Total Douchebag And A Bully"

“Well, honestly, I didn’t really care, but my wife was pretty pissed that I wasn’t in the Hall of Fame. I don’t care. I think it’s awesome that Tito’s in. He deserves to be in there. I believe I should be in the Hall of Fame, but it ain’t my Hall of Fame. If they...

Jun 29, 2012 9:15 am

VIDEO | Randy Couture Discusses UFC 148's Silva vs. Sonnen 2 | UFC NEWS

UFC legend Randy Couture discussed UFC 148’s Silva vs. Sonnen 2 and much more in an exclusive interview with MMA Fighting. Couture argues the tactical roles are reversed headed into the rematch, that Sonnen’s win over Nate Marquardt was a turning point for him, why Sonnen might have some of the best takedowns in mixed...

Jun 28, 2012 9:51 pm

After Succesful Rehab GSP Resumes Full Time Training | UFC NEWS

GSP has been sidelined for a while now and the whole MMA world is waiting to hear from his Dr’s and to get the assurance that he is able to fight again. Well lucky us, GSP is back in the gym full time and will soon unify his title against Carlos Condit. The long awaited...

Jun 28, 2012 11:11 am

VIDEO | UFC 148: It's Personal | UFC NEWS

Anderson Silva has fired back with his own trash talk and with less than two weeks left before the fight, this rivalry has reached an all time high. Watch the rematch between Anderson Silva and Chael Sonnen, Live on Pay-Per-View and www.UFC.tv on Saturday, July 7th at 10/7pm ET/PT. Read More: UFC (News), MMA (News),...

Jun 28, 2012 10:53 am

Free Fight Video | Anderson Silva vs. Dan Henderson | UFC NEWS

At UFC 82, Anderson Silva and PRIDE middleweight champion Dan Henderson met in a title unification bout. Anderson secured the victory with a rear naked choke in the secon round. Anderson Silva will have to defend his title again on July 7th as he faces Chael Sonnen in the ultimate rematch at UFC 148 Read...

Jun 28, 2012 10:49 am

Tito Ortiz To Be Inducted Into The UFC Hall Of Fame On July 7 | UFC NEWS

he Ultimate Fighting Championship organization has confirmed that Tito Ortiz – the longest-reigning light heavyweight champion of all time and one of the biggest personalities in the sport of mixed martial arts – will be the ninth individual to be inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame. Ortiz will be officially inducted at midday on...

Jun 28, 2012 10:45 am

VIDEO | Alistair Overeem: "I'm A Clean Fighter" | UFC NEWS

UFC heavyweight stand-out Alistair Overeem finally breaks his silence on his failed drug test exclusively on UFC Tonight. Overeem explains why it has taken so long for him to respond to the steroid use allegations, as well as how his date with the athletic commission went. What’s next for “The Reem”? Read More: UFC (News),...

Jun 27, 2012 1:03 pm

Roop Out, Pineda In To Face Carvalho | MMA NEWS

Another injury, another changed fight. George Roop will no longer be taking on Antonio Carvalho at UFC 149. Roop has suffered an injury during training and Daniel Pineda will now fight Cravalho at the UFC’s return to Canada. UFC officials announced on Tuesday that the fight has been changed and the new fight will still...

Jun 27, 2012 12:19 pm

UFC Officials Drop Penner Vs. DeBlass From UFC on Fuel TV 4 | MMA NEWS

Nick Penner and Tom DeBlass were scheduled to clash at UFC on Fuel TV but the bout has been scrapped according to UFC officials. The injury plague has hit again and takes another good fight away from fight fans. Nick Penner was forced to withdraw from the fight due to the injury, so instead of...

Jun 27, 2012 10:03 am

EXCLUSIVE | Joe Duarte: Ryan Couture never fought nobody like me | MMA NEWS

Just Scrap Radio Episode 10 guest Joe Duarte is coming off a 5 fight wining streak and now preparing to fight Ryan Couture son of the UFC Hall of Famer Randy Couture on July 14 in the Rose Garden at Portland, OR Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Kennedy Joe Duarte describes himself as a family man –...

Jun 27, 2012 9:56 am

Jon “Bones” Jones nominated for Best Fighter ESPY | UFC NEWS

UFC Light Heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones has been nominated for a 2012 ESPY Award in the category of Best Fighter. Other nominees in this category are UFC Middleweight champion Anderson Silva, WBC Welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather, Jr., and current WBA and WBC Middleweight champion Andre Ward. Mayweather won the Best Fighter award in 2007,...