Archive: ufc

Jul 25, 2014 5:00 am

QUICK TWITT | Conor McGregor Lands A Major Book Deal

For some, the rise to stardom is a short road. UFC featherweight fighter Conor McGregor just landed a lucrative book deal. Check it: Very excited for @TheNotoriousMMA's book deal with @GillandMac! #stayready @hunterprdublin http://t.co/3NHiZ03zpD pic.twitter.com/iGx57ITNgJ — Paradigm Sports Mgmt (@ParadigmSM) July 24, 2014

Jul 24, 2014 9:49 pm

BJ Penn 6th Most Played EA UFC Video Game Character – See The Top 10 Here

After a month of active gameplay, the recently launched EA UFC Video game has some fun stats. After polling more than 65 million games played by gamers around the globe, EA gaming officials have compiled a top 10 most played fighters in the game. Check it: 1. Bruce Lee (3.41 million) 2. Jon Jones (3.40...

Jul 24, 2014 9:04 pm

The Rock Explains Why He Passed On An MMA Career & Who He Thinks Takes Jon Jones

“I always have my eyes on the champions, specifically the heavyweight and light heavyweight champs. Cain Velasquez is an animal with the type of heart and conditioning that makes me want to run through a wall at 3 a.m. and do my cardio and training. My buddy Jon Jones is a very special fighter who...

Jul 24, 2014 8:55 pm

Matt Brown Is A Great Fighter Who Isn’t Great At Interviews

Matt Brown is an awesome fighter. But if he’s not choosing his words poorly in interviews he’s not being Matt Brown. The latest example of this comes in the form of today’s media event, where the top UFC welterweight fighter fumbled up and used a word not really accepted by most people. “I anticipate to...

Jul 24, 2014 8:44 pm

Daniel Cormier Agrees To Send Dominoes Delivery Driver To His UFC Title Fight

In just a couple of months, Daniel Cormier will get his long-awaited UFC title shot. The top light-heavyweight fighter’s number 1 fan took to twitter with a certain disappointment, but D.C. heard his cry and decided to help him out. I should've gone to 178. Go @dc_mma — REAL DEAL (@realdealruss) July 23, 2014 After...

Jul 24, 2014 6:50 pm

Mike Rhodes Injured, Joe Riggs Will Step In To Face Paulo Thiago At UFN 51

  Who’s ready for another throwback fighter to be re-signed by the UFC? Well, according to the Brazilian website, Globo, former UFC fighter and long-time MMA veteran Joe ‘Diesel’ Riggs will once again step into the octagon. The source claims that Mike Rhodes, who was scheduled to fight Paulo Thiago at UFC Fight Night 51:...

Jul 24, 2014 6:47 pm

REPLAY! NSAC Hearing: Chael Sonnen Suspension

Watch as former UFC standout Chael Sonnen appears in front of the Nevada State Athletic Commission on Wednesday, July 23 to talk about his two failed drug tests. Sonnen was handed a 2-year suspension.

Jul 24, 2014 6:21 pm

Vitor Belfort Issues Statement Following Successful NSAC Hearing

“In my hands lincença approved by the Nevada State Athletic Commission. My training has never been based on the law of least effort and my awards and achievements are the result of a job that few can do and still rare for supporting for many years. The journey that I have as a fighter not...

Jul 24, 2014 4:45 pm

BREAKING: UFC Signs Nick Diaz To A New Three Fight Deal

Little details available at the moment, but UFC President Dana White has confirmed that Nick Diaz is back with a new three-fight deal and everyone seems happy. Great news for Diaz fans. Check it: He's back @nickdiaz209 just signed a new bout agreement 2 fight! Details coming soon http://t.co/coguxLGhUI pic.twitter.com/BGlZriJjMW — Dana White (@danawhite) July...

Jul 24, 2014 12:57 pm

Former UFC Champ Barao: ‘The title is coming back to Brazil’

“The title is coming back to Brazil. I’m hungry to get this title back. I will get what is mine. I remember everything that happened until that point (that he got dropped int he first round). After (that punch), I only woke up in the locker room. The fight was really close in the beginning,...

Jul 24, 2014 12:53 pm

Jose Aldo Not Concerned With Length Of Layoff Or Interim Titles

“No chance at all (Will they rush the injury rehab). He’s already felling better. He did some light training Monday and didn’t feel anything. We will decide this week when he’ll be able to train hard again and then we’ll know if he can fight in October. He wants to fight as soon as possible,...

Jul 24, 2014 12:44 pm

Jessica Eye Down For Holm Scrap, Will Fight Anyone

Following a report on UFC Tonight that stated Eye would welcome Holly Holm to the UFC, Jessica Eye took to instagram to clarify and make right by the original, kind of false, report made by Ariel Helwani. Enjoy!

Jul 24, 2014 12:25 pm

Gina Carano UFC Deal Near Complete

The possible signing of Gina Carano has generated a lot of news recently. The excitement of having the pioneer of women’s MMA joining the UFC has definitely excited fans, and the rollercoaster ride of signing, not signing, and signing again has certain thrown fans for a loop. However, UFC President Dana White hinted last week...