Archive: ufc 171

Mar 13, 2014 12:16 pm

UFC 171’s Jake Shields: ‘Everyone Knows Lombard Is A Prick’

“I’ve always thought Hector is a prick. Everybody kind of knows that. He’s a really good fighter but as a person, everyone who knows him, no one likes him at the gym. He’s the guy who goes after all the new guys, tries to break their ribs, break their arms, knock them out. But as...

Mar 13, 2014 12:08 pm

PHOTO’s | UFC 171 Fighters Mean Mug In Dallas

At today’s UFC 171 pre-fight media event, main card fighter’s squared off for the camera’s in anticipation of Saturday’s pay-per-view event in Dallas. In the main event, Robbie Lawler and Johny Hendricks (pictured above) square off for the UFC’s welterweight title, and Carlos Condit vs. Tyrone Woodley (below) is set to co-feature the event. Here’s...

Mar 13, 2014 6:48 am

Hector Lombard on TRT: “Cheating is cheating”

Hector Lombard hasn’t been shy in the least bit about his opinions on TRT or his criticism of Vitor Belfort after his title shot against Chris Weidman went out of the window. With the use of TRT officially banned by the Nevada State Athletic Commission in February, Vitor’s opportunity slipped right through his hands. Lombard...

Mar 13, 2014 5:15 am

Hector Lombard: ‘Rousey Had To Come To Entertain Following Olympics’

“Trust me, I came from the Olympics, and I can mention to you right now, for example, Olympic gold medalists in judo, and you don’t even know who they are,” Lombard said. “Now, I mention to you a bronze Olympic medalist in judo, and you know who she is. Why? Because she had to come...


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 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 MMAjunkie.com, 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...