Archive: mma

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,...

Jun 27, 2012 2:53 am

Luke Rockhold And Tim Kennedy Debate Greg Jackson Game-Plans | Strikeforce News

  By Jamie McAllister Strikeforce Middleweight Champion Luke Rockhold and Challenger Tim Kennedy debate about Greg Jackson's game planning on Tuesdays conference call before their main event showdown on July 14th at Strikeforce : Rockhold vs. Kennedy. Rockhold admits he's not a fan of the Jackson game-plans. "I think that’s kind of across the board,"...

Jun 27, 2012 2:01 am

Alistair Overeem Breaks His Silence | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister  Alistair Overeem in an interview with "UFC Tonight"  Overeem firstly talks about how he felt when he initially tested positive. "When I had the positive test result, I didn't know why that was and I didn't want to talk about something that I didn't know about," said Overeem, who was speaking via...

Jun 26, 2012 11:26 pm

After Failing To Agree Terms With UFC Bibiano Fernandes Signs With One FC

  By Jamie McAllister Bibiano Fernandes signs with One FC.  After Dream went bust the UFC had announced that verbal agreements were in place with Fernandes and a potential debut at UFC 149 was even talked about. Then a few days later the Brazilian was off the card firstly reported that it was due to...

Jun 26, 2012 9:45 pm

VADA Sponsors BJ Penn – BJ Invites Rory | UFC News

VADA (Voluntary Anti-Doping Association) an independent organization founded to offer and promote effective anti-doping programs in boxing and mixed martial arts, contacted BJ Penn directly 2 weeks ago and requested the former UFC champion to be the first UFC fighter to go through the voluntary participation. Dear Mr. Penn, The Voluntary Anti-Doping Association (VADA) selectively...

Jun 26, 2012 9:26 pm

Etim Out Of UFC on Fox 4 | MMA NEWS

The never ending injury bug strikes another UFC card, this time forcing Terry Etim to the sidelines. The UFC on Fox 4 fighter was recently forced out of his August 4th fight with Joe Lauzon. The injury was confirmed on Tuesday night’s edition of UFC Tonight on Fuel TV. Etim was set to face Lauzon...

Jun 26, 2012 4:01 pm

Though Retired, Fedor Not Ruling Out Return Against Lesnar | MMA NEWS

By Jose Garcia After retiring last week from MMA and all competition sports, Fedor Emelianenko, made his first official statement since the news of his retirement. After dominating Pedro Rizzo in 84 seconds, the once king of the heavyweight division decided it was time to hang up the gloves. When the news reached the internet...

Jun 26, 2012 3:54 pm

Rousey vs. Kaufmann Made Official For Aug., Tickets On Sale This Week | MMA NEWS

The Strikeforce women’s bantamweight title bout between champion Ronda Rousey (5-0-0) and no. 1 contender Sarah Kaufman (15-1-0) is officially set to take place August 18th, at the Valley View Casino Center in San Diego, California. This is the first title defense for newly crowned champ, and infamous arm-breaker, Ronda Rousey. While the former champ,...

Jun 26, 2012 3:36 pm

Jacare vs Brunson Expected For August Strikeforce Event | MMA NEWS

By JOSE GARCIA A middleweight tilt featuring Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza and Derek Brunson is slated to go down on Strikeforce’s August main fight card. A source close to the situation has confirmed the rumored fight. Souza (15-3) is a former Strikeforce Champion and is looking to gain some ground in the middleweight division and earn...

Jun 26, 2012 1:12 pm

GSP: I'll Be The David Beckham Of MMA | MMA News

By Evan Stoumbelis Welterweight Champion Georges St. Pierre has his sights set on becoming the David Beckham of Mixed Martial Arts.  The 36 year old Los Angeles Galaxy star player has a whopping salary of £160million, and earns around £26million from sponsorships. (The Sun)  St. Pierre only earns £5million for headlining a PPV fight.  St....

Jun 26, 2012 12:59 pm

Exclusive Johny Hendricks, "Kampmann's not the number one contender" | UFC NEWS

Johny Hendricks is one of the nicest guys in the UFC. He never shrugs off a fan or turns down an interview just because he doesn’t feel like it. He’s also a guy who performs at the highest levels in the Octagon and would literally fight anyone. He has solid wrestling and very good striking,...

Jun 26, 2012 12:57 pm

THE SPIDER FINALLY SNAPS! DANA WHITE REACTS| UFC NEWS

Reigning UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva is usually one of the most respectful and sportsmanlike mixed martial artists on the Ultimate Fighting Championship® roster. However, on today’s media conference call to promote what UFC President Dana White said is one of the biggest sporting events of the year – the July 7 UFC 148 main...

Jun 26, 2012 12:54 pm

UFC 148 RIVALS SILVA AND SONNEN TRANSFORMED INTO COMIC BOOK CHARACTERS | UFC NEWS

Reigning UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva and bitter rival and No1 contender Chael Sonnen have long been known as two of the most colorful characters in the Ultimate Fighting Championship® organization. But that has been taken to a whole new level in a special comic strip which will countdown to the UFC 148 main event...

Jun 26, 2012 12:47 pm

K-1 ANNOUNCES OPEN TRYOUTS AT MUSCLE BEACH IN LOS ANGELES

Revered by fans around the world as one of the biggest events ever in the history of martial arts, the legendary, prestigious and premier kickboxing organization, K-1, today announced it will hold its first ever open tryouts at the famed Muscle Beach in Los Angeles on Thursday, July 19, 2012 starting at 1:00 p.m. PT....