Archive: UFC 168

Dec 23, 2013 11:40 am

Jones Jr. Wins Weekend Bout, Wants Anderson Silva Next

Russian boxing promoter, Vladimir Hryunov, will be traveling to Las Vegas to meet with UFC President Dana White to discuss the potential for a super fight between Roy Jones Jr. and Anderson Silva.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA Multi-divisional boxing champion Roy Jones Jr. defeated Zine Eddie Benmakhlouf this past weekend in Moscow, Russia to...

Dec 23, 2013 10:57 am

POLL RESULTS: Who Ya Got, Silva or Wiedman?

After a week of votes, it appears as if 74% of fight fans believe that Anderson Silva will get his vengeance this weekend against Chris Weidman to win back his UFC middleweight title. The two fighters face off this weekend in Las Vegas. After more than 5,000 votes in our latest poll here are the...

Dec 23, 2013 9:04 am

Ronda On Tate: ‘ She has a nice a$$, that’s how she got this fight’

“She really has to nitpick to try and find weaknesses in my game. I mean, she has to tell herself something. If you think about it, her best performance ever was against Marloes Coenen to win the Strikeforce belt. Then I beat her very decisively and then she had an embarrassing and bad performance against...

Dec 23, 2013 8:53 am

UFC 168’s Barnett on Browne: ‘It’s just another fight’

“It’s just another fight, man. The ring is still the same. It doesn’t matter if it’s just the two of us in the gym or if the world is watching. I’ve been doing this since I was a high school wrestler in Seattle and we’d get crowds for the meets. It’s nice people are interested...

Dec 23, 2013 8:45 am

Dana White: Everyone Wants Vitor To Get Silva/Weidman Winner

“On Saturday night, if Chris Weidman wins or Anderson Silva wins, the next massive, huge fight that everyone wants to see is Vitor Belfort. That’s what everybody wants to see. Vitor Belfort’s next. Or – I don’t know. You never know what happens here. Anything could happen, but there’s nothing but big fights for Vitor.”...

Dec 23, 2013 8:39 am

Ronda Rousey Expects Nick Diaz To Return To Fighting

Video: Ronda Rousey ready for Tate at UFC 168 “Nick’s been fighting for a really really long time. I’ve only been fighting for three years, I mean, he’s been fighting I think for over a decade now. This sport puts a lot of miles on you very quickly. If he feels like he needs a...

Dec 23, 2013 8:31 am

VIDEO | Chris Leben’s UFC 168 Training Blog

UFC 168’s Chris ‘The Crippler’ Leben takes us on a trip through his daily life. Leben faces off with Uriah Hall this weekend from Las Vegas, Nevada. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Dec 23, 2013 8:20 am

Miesha Tate: ‘ I just want to punch Ronda in the face’

“I’m prepared to do anything necessary to win this fight. I’ve trained everything. Obviously I have the wrestling. I feel like I have a very strong ground game that’s been really underestimated. So, I’ve been sharpening the things that I want to, that I feel like I need to. But, you know, I just really...

Dec 21, 2013 6:01 pm

Rousey’s corner drops 20 large on her to beat Tate

  The seemingly unstoppable force that is “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey has dominated her division in a way rarely seen. And though she only has seven professional fights under her belt the odds are significantly in her favor. For example, when she took on Misha Tate the first time Ronda was up to an 11-1 favorite....

Dec 21, 2013 11:08 am

VIDEO | UFC 168: Anderson Silva Pre-Fight Interview

Anderson Silva speaks openly about his confidence in his stand-up game, his martial arts spirit and his renewed drive to make a comeback against Chris Weidman. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Dec 21, 2013 11:02 am

VIDEO | UFC 168: Miesha Tate Pre-Fight Interview

Miesha Tate and Joe Rogan talk about the emotional buildup between Tate and champion Ronda Rousey. Plus, hear why Tate is glad to have such a strong rival. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Dec 21, 2013 10:44 am

FREE FIGHT VIDEO | Anderson Silva K.O.’s Yushin Okami

UFC middleweight champion Anderson ‘The Spider’ Silva has more than another title defense on his mind when he faces the last man to defeat him, powerful Japanese contender Yushin ‘Thunder’ Okami. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Dec 21, 2013 10:30 am

VIDEO | Ronda Rousey OK With Being The Villain

Ronda says, “the women’s division is Gotham City, I’m Batman and Miesha is Scarface (meant Two-Face).” Ronda also talks about her experience coaching opposite Tate on The Ultimate Fighter, how she was able to convince Shayna Baszler to move to California, how she feels about being referred to as a female Diaz brother, her disappointment...

Dec 20, 2013 11:43 am

VIDEO | Pro’s Pick Rousey vs. Tate 2

Anthony Pettis, Frankie Edgar, Dan Henderson, Phil Davis and many more weigh in on next week’s UFC 168 co-main event between Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Dec 20, 2013 11:39 am

Jim Miller: ‘I’d love to have 30 UFC fights under my belt’

Jim Miller is a gym rat. And for good reason. As one of the hardest-working men in the lightweight division – a suffocating grinder with a seemingly never-ending gas tank – he’s always made sure that his training routines are just as demanding as any fight he might find himself in. But now that Miller...

Dec 20, 2013 11:37 am

VIDEO | Chris Weidman Gets Smashed on Head With Bottles

While enjoying the latest issue of Cat Fancy in the ESPN green room, UFC Middleweight Champion Chris Weidman has his toughness tested by former NFL players Darren Woodson and Damien Woody. Weidman will defend his title against Anderson Silva at UFC 168 in a rematch for their July bout. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Dec 20, 2013 8:49 am

PHOTO | ‘The Rock’ Supports Team Rousey Leading Up To UFC 168

Dwayne Johnson, more commonly known as pro-wrestling’s ‘The Rock’, is one of the more high-profile UFC fans we have today. Having been seen in the past rocking his favorite fighter’s gear, we now get a new shot of ‘The Rock’ showing support for one particular UFC 168 competitor. Check it: Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Dec 20, 2013 8:03 am

FREE FIGHT VIDEO | Rousey vs. Tate 1

Before their battle at next week’s UFC 168 event, catch up on the rivalry that is Miesha Tate vs. Ronda Rousey with their first fight video. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Dec 20, 2013 7:49 am

Ronda Rousey: ‘They made me fit the villain role’

“I think it was very good for the women’s division, and I think it definitely needed to happen. But you couldn’t pay me $10 million to do it again. How could people possibly know who you are from a couple of clips of a video that people are seeing out of context? That’s no way...

Dec 19, 2013 10:57 am

Anderson Silva: ‘Weidman Rematch For My Legacy’

“Sometimes you have good days for working, sometimes you have bad days for working,” said Silva. “My last fight was a bad day.” “I watch the last fight. And I see my technique and I talk to my friends and my coach and I don’t change too much. I train hard my mental because my...

Dec 19, 2013 8:45 am

Chris Weidman Wants To Finish Anderson Silva Again

Back in July, Chris Weidman did what many thought was impossible. Not only did he defeat the widely agreed upon pound-for-pound best fighter and UFC middleweight champion, Anderson Silva, he did it in a spectacular fashion, via TKO. Weidman beat the king and won the middleweight belt. Now, in less then two weeks at UFC...