Archive: ufc 146

Oct 2, 2013 7:31 am

Lavar Johnson discusses TRT suspension

36-year-old heavyweight, Lavar Johnson, appeared on Monday’s episode of ‘The MMA Hour,’ where he discussed his suspension by the California State Athletic Commission for elevated levels of testosterone following his loss to Brendan Schaub at UFC 157. The loss was Johnson’s second in a row and he was subsequently released by the UFC. “What happened was basically I was...

Sep 6, 2013 6:55 am

Frank Mir vs. Alistair Overeem added to UFC 167 in Las Vegas

Yesterday evening, UFC officials confirmed that a heavyweight bout between former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir (16-8 MMA, 14-8 UFC) and former Strikeforce champion Alistair Overeem (36-13 MMA, 1-2 UFC) has been added to November’s UFC 167 event in Las Vegas. Frank Mir most recentlty fought at last weekends UFC 164 event in Milwaukee. Unfortunately...

Aug 22, 2013 9:31 am

Frank Mir not ready to give up championship dream

Despite losing two straight fights inside the Octagon, former two-time UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir (16-7 MMA, 14-7 UFC) isn’t ready to throw in the towel on his championship dream. Mir’s most recent octagon effort resulted in a unanimous decision loss to Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix winner Daniel Cormier at April’s UFC on FOX: Melendez vs. Henderson event....

Mar 9, 2013 8:29 am

Mark Hunt vs. Junior dos Santos official for UFC 160 | UFC News

Two of the hardest hitting heavyweights will collide at UFC 160, as it was announced today that Mark Hunt (9-7 MMA, 4-1 UFC) will meet former champion Junior dos Santos (15-2 MMA, 9-1 UFC) in the evenings co-main event. Earlier this week, Alistair Overeem (36-12 MMA, 1-1 UFC) pulled out of the highly anticipated fight...

Jan 16, 2013 6:29 am

Dan Hardy vs. Matt Brown set for UFC on FOX 7 in San Jose | UFC News

UFC officials announced Tuesday that a welterweight clash between Dan Hardy (25-10 MMA, 6-4 UFC) and Matt Brown (16-11 MMA, 6-5 UFC) has been added to the UFC on FOX 7 card set for April 20th in San Jose. Hardy has won back-to-back fights, his latest being a decision win over Amir Sadollah at UFC...

Aug 13, 2012 3:49 pm

Ex-UFC Fighter Jason 'Mayhem' Miller Breaks into Church Naked I MMA News

  Recently released UFC fighter Jason ‘Mayhem’ Miller was reportedly arrested for breaking into a church, while naked, and emptying a fire extinguisher into the air. TMZ featured the story earlier today: “Ex-UFC fighter Jason “Mayhem” Miller was arrested today in Orange County, TMZ has learned — after allegedly breaking into a church, spraying a...

Jul 18, 2012 10:18 am

Overeem Says He Is Trying To Get Licensed Early | UFC NEWS

  Alistair Overeem has had his share of legal troubles over the past few months and has been a ghost since his suspension from competition due to a failed drug test for elevated levels of testosterone. Now, the Dutch UFC heavyweight says he plans to come back in December and continue his title hunt against...

Jun 28, 2012 8:38 am

Etim Out, Varner In To Face Lauzon | UFC News

The injury bug hits another highly anticipated fight as Terry Etim (15-4) has been forced out of his upcoming bout with Joe Lauzon (21-7) on the UFC on FOX 4 card, which is scheduled to take place on August 4th at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. Replacing Etim will be Jamie Varner (20-6-1,...

Jun 15, 2012 9:24 am

"Mayhem" Unimpressed With Promotional Sonnen | UFC NEWS

Fight Hub TV recently spoke with recent retiree, Jason ‘Mayhem’ Miller, asking him who he thinks makes the better promotions for a fight between himself and Chael Sonnen: “I don’t know. I almost think Chael does, only because he’s got a lot of pre-written bits,” said Miller. “I’m going to start writing from now on...

Jun 1, 2012 9:03 am

JDS | Jon Jones Would Be A Tough Challenge At Heavyweight | UFC NEWS

Since his first successful title defense over Frank Mir at UFC 146, possible opponents for Junior dos Santos have ranged from Roy Nelson, a rematch with Cain Velasquez, and even a fight with the current light-heavyweight champ, Jon Jones. Now, Dana White has stated numerous times that he wants Jones to stay at light-heavyweight, but...

May 29, 2012 3:57 pm

UFC 146: Dos Santos vs. Mir Salary Report | UFC NEWS

UFC 146 took place on May 26th at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. This was the first entire heavyweight main card and nearly every fight delivered excitement and a finish with nine finishes total on the incredible twelve fight card. Junior dos Santos successfully defended his belt in the main event....

May 28, 2012 7:48 am

Mayhem Miller's Lackluster UFC Career | UFC NEWS

By Evan Stoumbelis On Saturday night, during the UFC 146 prelims, we saw Jason “Mayhem” Miller face TUF runner-up CB Dollaway. After rocking Dollaway twice, the fight went to a decision, and Dollaway won the fight via unanimous decision. During the post-fight press conference Dana White said that the UFC was done with the charismatic...

May 27, 2012 1:07 am

Jason "Mayhem" Miller Cut From UFC After Backstage Incident | UFC NEWS

By Jonathan Kirschner Despite being only two fights into his most recent UFC run, Jason “Mayhem” Miller has been released by the company and is “done” with all Zuffa owned promotions after a backstage incident. Dana White made the announcement during the UFC 146 post-fight press conference on Saturday night. After confirming that Miller had...

May 23, 2012 4:37 pm

Dos Santos Heavily Favored Over Mir At UFC 146 | UFC NEWS

With fight night only four days away, the official betting lines for UFC 146 have been released. Odds for the event have been out for a good while now, but all the injuries and changes to the event caused a lot of bet cancelations and forced the bookies to work overtime. The odds for the...

May 22, 2012 6:15 pm

Herb Dean Set To Oversee Dos Santos vs. Mir at UFC 146 | UFC NEWS

By Jonathan Kirschner As the date approaches for UFC Heavyweight Champion Junior Dos Santos and Frank Mir to battle in the middle of the octagon, a referee for the bout has officially been assigned. In a meeting held on Monday, the Nevada State Athletic Commission confirmed that veteran MMA referee Herb Dean would be officiating...

Apr 22, 2012 3:12 pm

Antonio 'Bigfoot' Silva Replaces Mir Against Cain Velasquez At UFC 146 | UFC NEWS

By Evan Stoumbelis Yesterday the MMA world saw Jon Jones defend his title against Rashad Evans, Eddie Alvarez defeat Shinya Aoki at Bellator 66, and we learned that former heavyweight champion Frank Mir would be filling Alistair Overeem’s spot in the main event of UFC 146 against Junior Dos Santos for the heavyweight championship. Fans...