Archive: mma

Nov 15, 2014 1:54 pm

UFC 180 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episodes 4 & 5

On episode #4 of UFC 180 Embedded, interim heavyweight title contender Mark Hunt gets sweaty and introspective in Mexico City. Featherweight contender Dennis Bermudez cuts weight in style and practices his questionable Spanish. At Ultimate Media Day, the stars of the UFC 180 card meet with the media, treating them to fight predictions and Robert...

Nov 15, 2014 1:36 pm

Roomate: Jon Jones Has Bad Temper, Throws People Through Windows

“We got into a lot of trouble,” Covington said. “When you’re in a small town in Iowa, a lot of kids are farm kids and they always wanted to start some stuff with the wrestlers and I was a national champ in college and Jon was a national champ, so they’d always try to pick...

Nov 15, 2014 1:02 pm

TUF 20’s Magana Blasts Tate Repeatedly

TUF 20’s Angela Magana has made a stern attempt at engaging in twitter beef with Miesha Tate. Check it: Should I get fake boobs like miesha. Will it help me with takedowns. — Angela Magana UFC (@AngelaMagana1) November 14, 2014 .@MercerCreed @MieshaTate If vitor had some fake boobies like Miesha they would of protected him...

Nov 15, 2014 12:44 pm

Bermudez: ‘I would smash Conor McGregor’

“I don’t care about Conor McGregor. I am the No. 1 featherweight in the division. If I ever fight Conor McGregor, I would smash him and run him out of the division. I’m the best at that weight class and I’m going to prove it on Saturday night. I’ve won seven fights in the UFC...


Nov 15, 2014 3:02 am

JUST SCRAP Results – Hawaii Goes 2-1 Versus Alaska In Main Card Pro-Bouts

Tonight (Friday), from a packed out Edith Kanaka’ole Tennis Stadium, in Hilo, Hawaii, the JUST SCRAP MMA promotion returned to action with an entertaining night of fights. The Hawaii vs. Alaska themed fight card showcased both up-and-coming amateur talent, as well as seasoned veterans from the big stage. In the night’s main event, big show veteran,...

Nov 14, 2014 3:54 pm

‘UFC 180: Werdum vs. Hunt’ Weigh-In Results

Today, from the Arena Ciudad de Mexico, the ‘UFC 180: Werdum vs. Hunt’  fighters hit the scales to make their bouts official. All 22 fighters hit their contracted weight. “UFC  180: Werdum vs. Hunt” goes down tomorrow night on pay-per-view. The event marks the UFC’s promotional debut in Mexico. The Full Weigh-In Results Are As...

Nov 14, 2014 11:41 am

My Training Became A Retirmement Joke For Forrest Griffin

“Almost everybody at the UFC level can fight through an injury. We’re all hurt by the time the fight comes. I’m starting camps off with the injuries that I haven’t properly addressed and that’s affecting the way I train, movements we’re using and what we can do on a certain day. I’ve got Forrest Griffin...

Nov 14, 2014 10:23 am

UFC 180 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 3

On episode #3 of UFC 180 Embedded, interim heavyweight title contenders Fabricio Werdum and Mark Hunt make the promo rounds, doing photo shoots, interviews and open workouts. Ricardo Lamas embraces the Mexican fans, entertaining at the packed fan event and taking a jab at fellow featherweight Conor McGregor. That night, featherweight Dennis Bermudez gets in...

Nov 13, 2014 10:28 pm

‘JUST SCRAP Nov. 14’ Weigh-In Results – Two Miss Weight

Tonight, from the Edith Kanaka’ole Tennis Stadium, in Hilo, Hawaii, all thirty-eight of the JUST SCRAP fighters hit the scales to make their bouts for tomorrow night, official. Only two fighters missed the mark during today’s emotionally tense event. The full list of results is as follows: Professional: Collin Reuter (170.8) vs. Ross Ebanez (170.6) Bill...

Nov 13, 2014 5:40 pm

CAIN! “Interim Belt, Interim champion. Not the champion”

“It’s the interim belt, you know. It’s the interim belt. We’re going to fight for the real one coming up. So I don’t think too much into it. When I have my chance to fight, we’ll fight for the real one. “That’s how I view it. Because it’s the interim belt. Interim belt, interim champion....

Nov 13, 2014 5:30 pm

White: Fighters need to start ‘reeling it back a bit’ in training

  UFC President Dana White has been dealing with fight canceling injuries, at an alarming rate. This weekend’s UFC 180 event is the perfect example. Norman Parke, Joe Lauzon, Diego Sanchez, and Cain Velasquez have all been forced to withdraw from the event, making the promotion’s debut in Mexico a shell of its former self....

Nov 13, 2014 4:41 pm

Bethe Correia Turned Down Bout With Miesha Tate

“They offered me to fight Miesha three times. The first date was in December, then January and February, but I couldn’t take it because I’m injured. I tried to convince my doctor to let me fight, but he said I can’t come back before March. I can fight King Kong in March, but I can’t...

Nov 13, 2014 4:27 pm

Nate Diaz: Size No Issue For Nick, Against Anderson Silva

    “Nick’s a good size. Anderson Silva fought Ryo Chonan, Jeremy Horn. All those guys weren’t the biggest guys. Nick’s a good size for 185. He’s not huge, but it should be a good fight. That’s a fighters’ fight. “Oh course [Silva’s] probably going to hit hard and be bigger a little bit, but...

Nov 13, 2014 4:01 pm

Cowboy Cerrone Flies A Plane, Does Flips

I believe I can flllllllly. (R-Kelly voice) No such thing as toooo much fun. Learning to fly A video posted by Donald Cerrone (@cowboycerrone) on Nov 11, 2014 at 3:52pm PST Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone is a wild man. If he’s not base jumping off the Las Vegas needle (replay HERE), he’s learning how to do...

Nov 13, 2014 3:48 pm

Team Alpha Male Calendar Shoot

If there’s one you’ve always wanted, it’s a fresh new Team Alpha Male Calendar. Now you can have one! Check it: First rule of @teamalphamalemma calendar u can't talk about #TAM calendar. Coming soon. @ufc @honfoto @tjdillashaw @joejitsu @lastcall155 @jbmma155 @lancepalmer @holdsworth135 @touchyfili @chadmendes #lebronlighting #hasselblad #broncolor #blockboymedia A photo posted by Urijah Faber (@urijahfaber)...

Nov 13, 2014 1:51 pm

Velasquez on pulling out of UFC 180

“My knee was pretty jacked up the whole training camp. I felt it was very unstable. My meniscus was torn. It was pretty bad. I needed to get it fixed.”   Cain Velasquez on if he tried to work through the injury: “I tried everything I could – not wrestling, not doing jiu-jitsu, just boxing....

Nov 13, 2014 1:13 pm

Gustafsson on not fighting Jones, matchup with Anthony Johnson

Alexander Gustafsson joins UFC Tonight to discuss missing out on his rematch with Jon Jones and his upcoming bout with Anthony Johnson. Alexander Gustafsson to Cormier on tips on how to beat Jon Jones: “Be fast and work on your footwork. It’ll be a great fight. I can’t wait to see it. I want to...

Nov 13, 2014 12:55 pm

Sonnen: “He’s not as good as they say he is”

“Your brother’s been in there with Georges St-Pierre. I fought Anderson Silva before and I’ve worked out with Georges St-Pierre and I had a much harder time with St-Pierre. That was my experience. Styles come into it, but St-Pierre was far superior of an athlete and a fighter. I think your brother has been in...

Nov 13, 2014 11:54 am

Holm No Longer Set To Make UFC Debut, Out With Injury

Top female fighting prospect, Holly Holm has been forced to pull out of her UFC debut with an injury. Holm was scheduled to face Raquel Pennington on Dec. 7 in, Las Vegas, as part of the UFC 181 event. The Brazilian press was first to report the news, which was later confirmed by bjpenn.com.

Nov 13, 2014 11:22 am

Luke Rockhold Readying To Replace Vitor Belfort

According to reports coming out of UFC Tonight, top UFC middleweight contender, Luke Rockhold is staying in-shape and ready for a chance at the UFC’s 185 pound strap. The AKA trained fighter told UFC Tonight that he is keeping himself on standby incase Vitor Belfort fails a pre-fight drug test. While there might be a...

Nov 13, 2014 10:24 am

Tim Kennedy Hinting At Retirement?

According to reports, UFC funny man, Tim Kennedy is toying with the idea of retirement. The Team Jackson middleweight fighter is coming off a disappointing defeat, at the hands of Will Romero, and  into surgery to repair a minor knee injury. These stressors seem to have Kennedy second-guessing his career as a prize-fighter. In a statement...

Nov 13, 2014 9:36 am

REPLAY! Edgar vs. Maynard III (Full Fight)

UFC President Dana White has made it official – Frankie Edgar has verbally agreed to defend his UFC lightweight title against the only man to beat him, as well as the number one contender who held him to a classic draw, Gray Maynard, at UFC 136. Don’t miss Edgar’s upcoming fight at Fight Night Austin...

Nov 12, 2014 3:43 pm

Champ T.J. Dillashaw: “I wanna fight Aldo so bad”

“I wanna fight Aldo so bad, dude. I will beat Aldo. I wanna fight him. I respect him, he’s an awesome fighter.” … “I hope Cub Swanson wins. I like Frankie Edgar as a fighter, but Cub Swanson is a super cool dude and his stand-up gotten so much better. We have already seen Frankie...

Nov 12, 2014 11:57 am

Chael Sonnen Considering 2016 Olympics

“I’ve considered trying out for the 2016 Olympic team in Greco-Roman wrestling. My goals would be different. I would not make the team, but I think I could be one of the guys. I could be right in there, top four or five. Give me a good opportunity to train and be active and still...

Nov 12, 2014 11:37 am

Bonnar: Tito’s ‘the biggest a**hole the sport’s ever known’

“He’s just fishing for something. The bottom line is [wrestling coach] Paul Herrera is not working with him. Paul Herrera’s working with me on my wrestling defense and what Tito’s good at. “I could watch Tito’s fights. I know them all. I know his double leg, his underhook to knee tap. We worked on defending...