Archive: ufc

Jul 27, 2014 12:25 pm

White Backs Off Carano Talk – “It’s complicated”, says the UFC Boss

  A very short, and seemingly agitated, Dana White was quick to turn reporters off the Gina Carano topic yesterday when pressed by the assembled media. This comes on the heels of White stating just last week that they would fly to L.A. and get the deal done without issue. Last night at the press-conference...

Jul 27, 2014 12:00 pm

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighters React To ‘Rumbles’ Quick KO Of Nogueira

Last night, in the UFC on FOX 12 co-main event, Anthony “Rumble” Johnson again shocked fight fans with a fantastic showing. It took the Blackzilian fighter just 44-seconds to finish Nogueira (Replay HERE), and the MMA world took to twitter with their reactions. Check it: Ooohhh woooowwww AJ. Monster!! #UFConFOX12 — Tarec Saffiedine (@tarecfighter) July...

Jul 27, 2014 11:46 am

Following UFC on FOX 12 Defeat, Kyle Kingsbury Retires From MMA

Last night on FOX, Kyle Kingsbury made his return to action after two-years on the shelf. Things didn’t go his way. After three grueling rounds of action, Pat Cummins was able to decisively beat Kingsbury, sending him into retirement. Following the bout, Kyle explained: “I’m not sure if it was the time off or the...

Jul 27, 2014 11:36 am

After UFC on FOX win, Masvidal Wants Cerrone In September For “Easy Money”

“I just want to get back in there. I know Cerrone needs a fight in September, so hopefully they can book me for that. I just need money. He needs a fight. I’m injury free, so I’m ready to go in September. He needs an opponent, so let’s go.” During last night’s post-fight presser, UFC...

Jul 27, 2014 11:05 am

Edgar vs. Swanson Targeted For UFC on FOX In December

In what will likely determine the UFC’s next 145 pound title challenger, Frankie Edgar and Cub Swanson are expected to headline the UFC on FOX 13 event set for December 13th. UFC President Dana White announced the event, which will serve as the promotions debut in Phoenix, Arizona, during last night’s UFC on FOX 12...

Jul 27, 2014 10:18 am

VItor: ‘Weidman has a lot of flaws in his game’

“(Chris Weidman) has a lot of flaws in his game. We’ll exploit them. I’ve been studying Weidman and I believe that you will see a nice fight. I’m ready for five rounds of Jiu-Jitsu, Boxing, Muay Thai, Wrestling… This bout has been already very anticipated, I think it’ll be a great show.” “I’m as hungry...

Jul 27, 2014 10:13 am

Rockhold: ‘Bisping Douchier Than Chael’

“I think Bisping’s just a douche. Chael is putting on an act. He talks trash, but he’s the most respectful guy every time I’ve met him. Chael plays a role. Bisping plays himself.” During Friday’s UFC Fan Q&A in San Jose, town resident Luke Rockhold and Cung Le took center stage to discuss their UFC...

Jul 27, 2014 9:20 am

White Confirms, Aldo Gets Wish, Faces Mendes in Brazil

  Following last night’s UFC on FOX 12 event, UFC President Dana White was in a rush to hit the road, but prior to his departure he gave the media one golden-nugget of news. Jose Aldo will rematch Chad Mendes in Brazil. The two were originally scheduled to square off in Chad’s home state of...

Jul 26, 2014 8:41 pm

Bonus Report: Lawler-Brown Among $50k Winners

  Tonight’s UFC on FOX 12 event delivered several entertaining fights, and four of the evening’s fighters go rewarded for their efforts. Matt Brown and Robbie Lawler each earned $50,000.00 for their five-round main event. Anthony Johnson and Dennis Bermudez are the other two “Performance of the Night” recipients. Johnson was able to finish ‘Lil...

Jul 26, 2014 7:45 pm

UFC on FOX 12 Results: Lawler Picks Up Win Over Brown in Grueling 5-Round Fight

At the start of the bout, “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler looked like he was in another class than his opponent “Immortal” Matt Brown. Lawler easily peppered Brown with counters that marked Brown’s face up rather quickly. Brown was the faster fighter of the two, but Lawler cut off his attack with counter uppercuts and hooks and...

Jul 26, 2014 6:28 pm

UFC on FOX 12 Results: Johnson Rumbles Past Nogueira, Earns Quick TKO Win

Anthony “Rumble” Johnson is here to stay, folks. Johnson pushed Nogueira’s back up against the fence and started to tee-off. Johnson landed with a right hook and followed up with a brutal right uppercut. He held Nogueira up against the fence with his left and continued to fire off with his right until Nogueira was...

Jul 26, 2014 6:15 pm

UFC on FOX 12 Results: Bermudez Chokes Out Guida in Round 2

Needless to say, the first round did not go too well for Clay Guida. He knew he was not going to win a striking-contest with Bermudez so he tried to take the fight to the ground. When Guida shot for a takedown, it was easily stuffed by Bermudez and this process repeated itself throughout the...