Archive: UFC 160

May 10, 2013 10:41 am

Hunt Explains Legal Issues Causing Visa Problems

“Just a stupid incident which happened in 2002. It wasn’t even my fault, but as usual, I get canned for it. I should be fine by today. UFC is on it.” “A friend of mine punched another friend outside a club. Another guy said to me that they needed help. I went out to see...


May 7, 2013 3:29 pm

Tyson Fury: I would beat Cain, then return to boxing

By Evan Stoumbelis (@MMAEvan) The feud between Cain Velasquez and unbeaten heavyweight boxer Tyson Fury has once again been refueled, this time after Dana White agreed to let Fury come to the UFC and fight Cain Velasquez. “Come on over and we’ll make a deal, you want to fight Cain? You will get smashed.” Said...

May 7, 2013 11:03 am

Brian Bowles is Back and Refocused for UFC 160

Brian Bowles is making his return to the Octagon later this month at UFC 160, his first appearance since losing to Urijah Faber in November 2011.   The bantamweight fighter out of Athens, Georgia entered the fight with Faber with a 10-1 record; his only loss coming at the hands of current UFC champ, Dominick...

May 4, 2013 1:09 pm

VIDEO | UFC 160: Velasquez vs Bigfoot 2 Extended Preview

UFC commentators Kenny Florian and Joe Rogan preview the two heavyweight bouts atop the UFC 160 fight card: Cain Velasquez vs. Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva and Junior dos Santos vs. Mark Hunt. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Apr 29, 2013 6:09 pm

VIDEO | UFC 160: Velasquez vs. Silva Preview

It’s a night of heavy hands and heavy stakes, as Cain Velasquez, Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva, Junior dos Santos and Mark Hunt invade Las Vegas for UFC 160. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Apr 29, 2013 6:01 pm

Dana White: Junior dos Santos will get title shot with a win at UFC 160

Junior dos Santos may have lost the Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight belt to Cain Velasquez last December, but he has a chance for an opportunity to get it back. At the UFC 159 post-fight press conference at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J., UFC President Dana White said that dos Santos (15-2) will be the No....

Apr 20, 2013 9:07 pm

Dana White Announces Winner Of Gray Maynard vs TJ Grant Is Next For Ben Henderson

Only minutes after successfully defending his lightweight belt at UFC on Fox 7, champ Ben Henderson was informed that his next opponent will be the winner of UFC 160’s Gray Maynard vs TJ Grant bout. UFC President Dana White announced the news at the post-fight press conference to nix any ideas of an immediate rematch...

Apr 10, 2013 10:24 am

Gunnar Nelson injured, Rick Story in against Mike Pyle

Welterweight Gunnar Nelson announced via his personal twitter account that an undisclosed injury, suffered during his preparations to fight Mike Pyle, will require surgery, which has forced him to withdraw from the bout at UFC 160. Rick Story will replace the icelandic rising star on what is scheduled to be the FX main event. Therefore,...

Apr 5, 2013 10:44 am

EXCLUSIVE (Part 1) | TJ Grant On Moving To 155, TRT, Weed & More | BJPENN.COM RADIO

Wednesday night, UFC lightweight fighter, TJ Grant, spoke with BJPenn.com Radio in the midst of his training for a May 25 fight against former title-contender, Gray Maynard.  For Grant (20-5), this will be his fifth fight at 155 lbs, a weight-class in which he has found enormous success.  He is 4-0 at lightweight, with one...

Apr 4, 2013 3:45 pm

BJPENN.COM RADIO 4/3/13: TJ GRANT INTERVIEW REPLAY

Last night UFC lightweight TJ Grant joined the BJPENN.COM Radio crew to discuss his rise through the lightweight rankings and his upcoming fight against Gray Maynard at UFC 160. Use the player below to tune in: Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Apr 4, 2013 7:57 am

Nah-Shon Burrell replaces injured Amir Sadollah, faces Stephen Thompson at UFC 160

Amir Sadollah (6-4 MMA, 6-4 UFC) has been forced to withdraw from his fight against Stephen Thompson (6-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC) at UFC 160 next month with an undisclosed injury. Stepping in for Sadollah will be Strikeforce veteran Nah-Shon Burrell (9-2 MMA, 1-0 UFC). Burrell made his octagon debut in February, scoring a unanimous decision...

Mar 28, 2013 9:48 am

Brian Bowles Returns to Face George Roop at UFC 160 | UFC NEWS

    UFC Bantamweight Brian Bowles returns for his first fight in almost two years, as he sets foot in the octagon to face fellow UFC and WEC veteran George Roop. Bowles will be looking to get back to his winning ways, as he is (10-2) with his only two losses coming to UFC Bantamweight...

Mar 28, 2013 9:45 am

Betting Odds: Glover Teixeira Opens as Favorite Over James Te Huna | UFC NEWS

According to BestFightOdds.com, Glover Teixeira will be favored over James Te Huna in their match at UFC 160.  Teixeira (20-2) is riding an 18-fight win streak coming into the fight, last defeating Quinton “Rampage” Jackson at UFC on FOX 6.  His opponent, James Te Huna (16-5), has won his last four fights.  A fight with...

Mar 28, 2013 8:01 am

Dennis Bermudez vs. Max Holloway added to UFC 160 card

By Evan Stoumbelis UFC 160: Velasquez vs. Bigfoot 2 has picked up another fight, Dennis ‘The Menace’ Bermudez vs. ‘Blessed’ Max Holloway. The fight will take place in Las Vegas, with no news as to whether it will be on the main card or the preliminary card. The 21-year old Hawaiian native Holloway is 3-1...

Mar 25, 2013 10:32 am

Dos Santos feels he can finish Hunt on the ground | UFC NEWS

Now this is a finish that would surprise more than a few. Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos was a guest on MMAJunkie Radio. On the show, dos Santos talked about his upcoming fight against Mark Hunt at UFC160 on May, 25. Both dos Santos and Hunt are noted, world-class bangers with heavy, accurate...

Mar 25, 2013 10:08 am

Cain Velasquez Says His Body Proves He’s An All Natural Fighter | UFC NEWS

  With the UFC’s recent cut of heavyweight fighter, Lavar Johnson, who failed his UFC 157 post-fight drug test with testosterone levels consistent with steroid use, the Performance Enhancing Drug (PED) and Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) debates have opened once again.  In a recent interview with MMAFighting.com, UFC heavyweight champion, Cain Velasquez, denounced PED’s and...

Mar 15, 2013 8:53 pm

Dana White: “Mark Hunt Could Earn Title Shot With a KO of JDS” | UFC NEWS

  Following the UFC 158 pre-fight press conference, UFC President Dana White told a group of reporters that Mark Hunt may not be too far from a shot at the heavyweight title.  “It’s crazy to say,” said White, “but if he knocks Junior Dos Santos out, how is this guy not next in line?”  ...

Mar 14, 2013 9:32 am

Junior dos Santos opens as a big favorite over Mark Hunt | UFC News

Two of the hardest hitters in the heavyweight division will collide at UFC 160 this May, and not surprisingly, former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos has opened as a large favorite over former K1 Champion Mark Hunt. Bestfightodds.com currently has JDS as an early 4.6-to-1 (-460) favorite to defeat the “Super Samoan”. Junior dos...

Mar 12, 2013 1:20 pm

Te Huna steps in for injured Bader, faces Teixeira at UFC 160 | UFC NEWS

James Te Huna has a chance to add a signature win to his fighting resume. The UFC announced on Monday night that Te Huna will fill in for an injured Ryan Bader (knee) at UFC 160 where he will take on Glover Teixeira in a light heavyweight bout. Te Huna (16-5) has won four-straight, with...