Archive: ufc 171

Mar 13, 2014 4:45 am

Robbie Lawler: “I did not spar for the longest time”

The new and improved Robbie Lawler has hit the UFC in a big way in the past year or so, using his precise striking to drop repeated opponents and secure a three fight win streak since his return. However, before his rebirth as the fighter we see before us, he admittedly negated one of the...

Mar 13, 2014 4:30 am

Hendricks Says Middleweight Division May Be In His Future

“I’d love to fight at 185. Not having to cut down to 170? Are you kidding me? I walk around at 215, 220. That’s an average cut for a 185-pounder. That’s probably what the 185ers are walking around at. So the only thing that hurts me is that I’m 5-foot-9. I still thought about it,...

Mar 13, 2014 4:00 am

Lombard: ‘Jake Shields Is A Boring Fighter’

“I believe he’s a great fighter. His record speaks for itself. He beat a who’s who of the sport. But, he’s boring. This is a sport where you have to entertain fans. Because at the end of the day, this is the entertainment business. It’s not like the win business. It’s like, go up there,...

Mar 12, 2014 8:55 pm

VIDEO | Jake Shields Pre-Fight Media Scrum

Today in Texas, UFC 171 competitor, Jake Shields, held a pre-fight media scrum at the events open-workouts. Hit play above and enjoy! Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Mar 12, 2014 8:51 pm

VIDEO | Hector Lombard Pre-Fight Media Scrum

Today in Texas, UFC 171 competitor, Hector Lombard, held a pre-fight media scrum at the events open-workouts. Hit play above and enjoy! Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Mar 12, 2014 8:47 pm

VIDEO | Diego Sanchez Pre-Fight Media Scrum

Today in Texas, UFC 171 competitor, Diego Sanchez, held a pre-fight media scrum at the events open-workouts. Hit play above and enjoy! Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Mar 12, 2014 8:43 pm

VIDEO | Myles Jury Pre-Fight Media Scrum

Today in Texas, UFC 171 competitor, Myles Jury, held a pre-fight media scrum at the events open-workouts. Hit play above and enjoy!. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Mar 12, 2014 11:00 am

Diego Sanchez Thinks His Octagon Wars Have No Adverse Effects On His Health

“Hell no, that shit don’t take a toll on me, it makes me better. That’s experience, that’s being under the bright lights and that’s learning to find who you are as a true warrior; learning to find that true warrior spirit within. And, it takes time, it takes many years, it takes many fights, it...

Mar 11, 2014 2:07 pm

Diego Sanchez: ‘Reality is going to hit Myles Jury this weekend’

The welterweights aren’t the only guys looking to make noise at this weekend’s UFC 171 event. A lightweight bout putting perennial contender Diego Sanchez up against an undefeated prospect in Myles Jury is also sure to deliver fireworks on Saturday. In a recent interview with, Sanchez explained his thoughts on his opponent’s string of...

Mar 10, 2014 4:20 pm

Shields Willing To Stand With Lombard But Wants A Ground Fight

“It’s definitely a no-brainer that I want to take it to the ground. I feel like I can stand with him. I think technically, I do a lot better in the stand-up than a lot of these fighters. As far as fighting Lombard on the feet, it’s not something you want to do. He’s just...

Mar 7, 2014 11:25 am

Hendricks: Lawler is More Dangerous Than GSP

Johny Hendricks has always been pretty outspoken on former Welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre. Everything from his insistence on drug testing, to his multiple decision outcomes have come under scrutiny from “Bigg Rigg,” but in a recent conference call for UFC 171, Hendricks stacked his impressions of GSP and his UFC 171 opponent Robbie Lawler...

Mar 7, 2014 9:16 am

CONFIRMED – Condit Wanted Diaz Bout But Nick Turned Down The UFC’s Offer

Carlos Condit announced recently that he was willing to give Nick Diaz a chance to redeem his loss, but Diaz turned it down. Back in February of 2012 Carlos Condit defeated Nick Diaz for the UFC Interim Welterweight title via decision. He announced through a UFC 171 media call that he offered Diaz a rematch...

Mar 7, 2014 7:15 am

With UFC 171 Win Over Woodley Condit Gets Next Crack At UFC Belt

This month’s UFC 171 event features some pretty important welterweight match ups. For the first time in several years the UFC’s 170lb. belt is up for grabs and one of the evening’s headliners will be crowned UFC champion for the first time in their careers. In the co-main event slot, Carlos Condit will face off...

Mar 6, 2014 7:40 am

VIDEO | UFC 171: Hendricks vs. Lawler Extended Preview

Take a deeper look at the UFC 171 main and co-main events. Johny Hendricks battles Robbie Lawler for the vacant UFC welterweight strap while Carlos Condit and Tyron Woodley go to war for dibs at the next title shot. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Mar 6, 2014 7:26 am

With Finish Over Lombard, Shields Looking for Title Shot

There are several key Welterweight fights at UFC 171, including a fight to crown a new Welterweight champion. However, one overlooked fight on the card is an important bout between Jake Shields and Hector Lombard. While the fight has the potential for both an exciting finish or  an excruciating decision, one thing about it remains...

Mar 4, 2014 7:49 am

Sean Strickland Replaces Tor Toreng at UFC 171

On Monday, UFC officials announced that an injury has pulled Tor Troeng from the UFC 171 card against Robert “Bubba” McDaniel on March 15th. In his place, is now Sean Strickland (13-0). On Thursday of last week, Troeng took to twitter to announce his withdrawal from the fight due to a shoulder injury. Injured my...

Feb 27, 2014 11:29 am

GSP Picking Hendricks Over Lawler In UFC 171 Title Clash

“I’m not going to go to the fight because I’m taking a break right now, but I’m going to watch it. They both have the power to knock each other out standing up. I see Johny as having an advantage in the wrestling and grappling departments, because of his experience. “They’re both southpaws but it’ll...

Feb 25, 2014 6:52 pm

Rory MacDonald Wants The Welterweight Title

  This past Saturday at UFC 170 UFC welterweight Rory MacDonald looked good in his unanimous decision win over the dangerous Demian Maia. This puts top the welterweight back in the win column after his loss to Robbie Lawler last year. Lawler will fight number one contender Johny Hendricks for the vacant welterweight title at...

Feb 17, 2014 1:57 pm

UFC 171’s Carlos Condit: ‘Woodley is still fairly green to this sport’

“Woodley is a great wrestler. He’s a very accomplished amateur wrestler and he’s transitioning into a great mixed martial artist. He has a lot of depth with his wrestling skills. He’s very good at a few things, but he’s still fairly green to this sport. Those things he does well are still extremely dangerous.” At...