Archive: ufc

May 23, 2014 5:04 am

UFC 173: President’s Preview

UFC president Dana White talks about the big fights coming up Saturday night at UFC 173 at MGM Grand in Las Vegas, including the main event bantamweight title fight between Renan Barao and TJ Dillashaw.

May 23, 2014 5:01 am

Rockhold Still Campaigning For Belfort Rematch Over Title Shot

“I think [a title shot in 2014] is definitely a possibility. I want to get the belt, but I don’t want to be a paper champion. There’s a guy that beat me, and I feel like I need to beat him to be the best in the world. I’d definitely like to return the favor....

May 23, 2014 5:00 am

PHOTO | Four TUF Champs Chillin

From left to right: Mike Chiesa, Forest Griffin, Chris Holdsworth, Tony Ferguson. All but Griffin fight this weekend at UFC 173.  

May 22, 2014 8:28 pm

Dana White: ‘There Isn’t Much I Would ‘Say No’ To BJ Penn About’

“BJ’s a unique guy. Always has been. He’s literally been a staple in this company since the day we bought this company. He was one of the first guys that Lorenzo and I decided to bring in as a fighter. I’ve had my moments with BJ. BJ’s a nutty-guy. But unlike the other guys I’ve...

May 22, 2014 8:10 pm

Hendo Not Guaranteed Title Shot With Win Over Cormier

“Obviously if Hendo pulls off this upset, it’s huge, huge. He pulls off the upset against Shogun [Rua], he pulls off a huge upset against Cormier, we’ll see… It’s just stupid to talk about now because [Jones] is fighting Gustafsson, and that fight’s not happening until fall, and we still gotta get through that fight,...

May 22, 2014 8:01 pm

UFC Boss Happy With Ken Resolution But Frank Shamrock Not As Easy

Earlier this week we learned that Dana White and Ken Shamrock ended their 10-year long feud. I never thought we’d see the day, but we did. “It started off a little heated, we both have different opinions on the way things went down. But at the end of the day, he wanted to end it,...

May 22, 2014 7:51 pm

White Not Impressed With Tito, But Keeping Him In Hall-Of-Fame

“Who gives a shit what Tito wants. Does anybody really give a shit what Tito wants? Good for Tito. Let him stay over in Viacom MMA and make some money and try and stay relevant. I don’t care what Tito wants.” During today’s media scrum, UFC President Dana White addressed the recent success of Tito...

May 22, 2014 7:42 pm

Dana: ‘Ronda hurts Mayweather badly in street fight or MMA’

“Do you think Floyd Mayweather has ever had his feet kicked out from under him? She walks around at 160, 165. At 165 pounds, all her weight coming down on him, on the street, on here, on the concrete, I don’t care where it is, she’s going to hurt him badly. I’ve seen her throw...

May 22, 2014 12:34 pm

Drug Test Results Come Back For ‘UFC Fight Night 40: Brown vs. Silva’

15 fighters from ‘UFC Fight Night 40: Brown vs. Silva’ were required to submit urine samples to The Ohio State Athletic Commission following the Fox Sports 1 card. The commission does not disclose participants of the testing, but they typically test both the main event and main card fighters on the night. None of the...

May 22, 2014 11:00 am

UFC Using ‘Hero Cat’ In UFC 173 Hype

Want to attend this weekend’s UFC 173 event in Las Vegas? The UFC has decided to piggyback off of ‘Hero Cat’s’ recent hype and are giving away two-tickets to ‘UFC 173: Barao vs. Dillashaw’. TMZ.com has it, Here she is … Hero Cat firing off the first pitch at a minor league baseball game Tuesday...

May 22, 2014 9:50 am

White Credits TUF 19 Judging Fiasco For Positive Change In The NSAC

“After that moment on The Ultimate Fighter I think it created change. Finally, everything that I’ve been crying about and yelling about and screaming about finally came to a head in this episode of The Ultimate Fighter. I think that the Nevada State Athletic Commission has done a great job fixing the problem and moving...

May 22, 2014 5:20 am

White: Mazzagatti just not a good referee

Dana White discusses the judging controversy on The Ultimate Fighter, whether Henderson or Cormier could get a title shot, and Anderson Silva’s most recent comments.

May 22, 2014 5:15 am

Sonnen: Female Fighters Should Be Grateful For Ronda Rousey

“She’s the whole thing for women’s MMA. I know there are some girls who don’t get along with her but, at the end of the day, when they put their heads down at night they’ve got to be grateful. Saying that, there are some other girls that aren’t too far behind. I think that Miesha...

May 22, 2014 5:14 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov Wants Winner of Miller vs. Cerrone

Khabib can’t start training for a fight until after Ramadan. So while he’s on the shelf, the Russian born Sambo Master is hoping to wait out the Jim Miller vs. Donald Cerrone ‘Fight Night’ main event, on FOX Sports 1, and get the winner. UFC Tonight broke the story during tonight’s broadcast, but the UFC...

May 22, 2014 5:13 am

UFC Planning Poirier vs. McGregor Title Eliminator With McGregor Win Over Miller

McGregor is on the fast track! According to last night’s ‘UFC Tonight’ on FOX Sports 1, the UFC is opting to shelve top featherweight, Dustin Poirier, in hopes to put on a title eliminator bout on the table against Connor McGregor. During the broadcast on FOX Sports 1, the crew stated that in the event...

May 22, 2014 5:08 am

Barao: ‘Dillashaw thinks he is a striker’

“I believe T.J. [Dillashaw] thinks he is a striker now, and he isn’t. I think he will mess up and make mistakes in this fight, and this will present the chance for me to finish him. I’m very calm and ready for this fight, and I believe I will win this fight because I’m the...

May 22, 2014 5:05 am

UFC Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 4

On UFC Embedded episode #4 of 7, with UFC 173 just four days away, the main card fighters have arrived in the fight capital of the world. On site at the MGM Grand, Dan Henderson sends a deep-fried, weight-cutting gift to his co-main event opponent, former heavyweight Daniel Cormier. UFC Embedded is a new, behind-the...

May 22, 2014 5:02 am

Channing Tatum Talks About The Intimacy Of Super Violent Wrestling

“[In] wrestling, there’s sort of a saying that you have to be very comfortable being uncomfortable,” Tatum told Vulture.com. “Because everything is a struggle and a fight and if you’re getting choked you have to understand when, like, you’re gonna die, like literally you’re about to go out, or does this just suck? Does this...

May 21, 2014 10:01 pm

Tickets For ‘TUF 19 Finale: Penn vs. Edgar III’ On Sale This Week

The Ultimate Fighting Championship is bringing the third annual UFC International Fight Week to Las Vegas once again this July! The week-long fan celebration returns with UFC events and related activities including entertainment, arts, charitable events, shopping and more. Plus for the first time, the event will feature two huge fight cards in one weekend...