Archive: ufc

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 5, 2014 8:54 am

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | Phil Harris: Fight Music, The UFC London Edition

From It’s fight week and Phil Harris joins us for this video episode of Fight Music to discuss the tracks he has been listening to in the run up to Fight Night. He drop s an exclusive on us when he reveals his walk out track for this Saturday’s showdown with Louis Gaudinot. We...

Mar 5, 2014 8:41 am

The Legacy of Danzig – What His Retirement Teaches Fans & Fighters

Mac Danzig Realizes Now Is The Time To Save His Mind, Body After 13 years, 34 professional fights and almost 135 minutes of action inside the Octagon, Mac Danzig has had enough – and I don’t blame him. Danzig announced his retirement from MMA on Tuesday night, citing many reasons. Ultimately, Danzig’s decision will likely...

Mar 5, 2014 8:06 am

Melvin Guillard on Upcoming Opponent Michael Johnson: ‘He aint no gangster’

“Let’s get this straight. Me and Michael Johnson were never really friends. We were just training partners. Let’s straighten that out right there. We never hung out, we never shot marbles together, we didn’t go out and eat dinner or nothing like that. I only saw him at the gym, and after that, I went...

Mar 5, 2014 7:45 am

VIDEO | Chris Weidman Teaching Submission Set-Ups

UFC middleweight champion, Chris Weidman, teaches a room full of students some grappling technique. You can actually learn from the champ yourself should you be willing to make the trip to the NYC. (Details here)

Mar 5, 2014 7:25 am

TUF Winner Mac Danzig Retires From MMA

Mac Danzig has retired from the sport of mixed martial arts. The 34-year-old (former) UFC lightweight began his UFC career by winning “The Ultimate Fighter 6”, and will finish up his career with an MMA record of 21-12-1 (5-8 in the UFC). Mac Danzig spoke with about his plans for the future, as well as how...

Mar 5, 2014 7:24 am

VIDEO | UFC Champ Jon Jones Teaches Kicking Techniques

UFC light-heavyweight champion, Jon ‘Bones’ Jones, has a good grasp on what it takes to make a career out of kicking. You can actually learn from the champ yourself should you be willing to make the trip to the NYC. (Details here)

Mar 5, 2014 7:21 am

Takanori Gomi Replaces Danny Castillo At UFC 172

The Fireball Kid is back. UFC officials announced on Tuesday that PRIDE veteran and fan favorite, Takanori Gomi, will be replacing Danny Castillo at next month’s UFC 172 event. Gomi will be facing Isaac Vallie-Flagg in the newly announced contest. Castillo is not being taken off the card, however, as the UFC is deciding on his new...

Mar 5, 2014 7:00 am

VIDEO | Georges St-Pierre teaches fighting techniques

MMA fighter Georges St-Pierre teaches basic fighting techniques to a group of prize winners during the “Get in the Cage” event at the legendary Tristar Gym in Montreal on Friday, February 28, 2014.

Mar 4, 2014 10:10 pm

Chael Sonnen On The TRT Ban: “We finally have some clarity”

Hey remember when the Nevada State Athletic Commission banned TRT and everyone went nuts? Yes, the internet exploded with reactions and news stories about other commissions following the ruling and the UFC saying that they were also banning TRT. Then we had the big news that Vitor Belfort was no longer fighting for the title...

Mar 4, 2014 9:14 pm

Chael Sonnen Says Wanderlei Has Not Signed The Contract Yet

The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 3, featuring Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva, is set to air on UFC Fight Pass starting March 9. A lot of news has been making the rounds before the show’s first episode has even aired, most notably the huge brawl between the coaches, teased in the trailer for the upcoming season....

Mar 4, 2014 9:03 pm

Ronda Rousey On How She Would Take Out Floyd Mayweather Jr. In A Fight

It’s probably true, call me crazy if you want, but Ronda Rousey probably has a decent shot at Floyd Mayweather Jr. in an MMA fight. It’s all hypothetical, of course. Here is how Ronda breaks down the scrap while on a local L.A. radio show: Ronda: “I’ll tell you what I’d do. You ready? I...

Mar 4, 2014 5:11 pm

Rashad Evans Defends Belfort & His Use Of TRT – Thinks Criticism Unfair

“I don’t know, hopefully he gets the title shot. The thing with [Vitor] having to pull out — or the fact that he had to be pulled out — was that he wouldn’t have been able to pass the inspection with the new rules. Because it takes at least 12 weeks for [TRT] to be...

Mar 4, 2014 4:51 pm

Anderson Injury Update: Silva Getting Down To Some Rap While Blasting A Heavy Bag (Video)

Former UFC middleweight champion, Anderson Silva, is making the road to recovery look easy. We’ve been documenting the former champ’s recovery since the begging (See that here), and what we have here is just the latest in Anderson’s miraculous recovery from that nasty leg break at UFC 168. Here’s a video of Silva hitting a heavy bag:

Mar 4, 2014 4:28 pm

PHOTO | John Travolta Down With The 209, Hangs With Nate Diaz

Hey look guys it’s actor John Travolta hanging out with his pal, Neve Draw, or as the rest of us know him, Nate Diaz. Yes, fresh off of his catastrophic name blunder at the Academy Awards, where he introduced singer Idina Menzel as Adele Dazeem, it appears that Travolta is kicking it with the younger...

Mar 4, 2014 11:30 am

Jon Jones To Daniel Cormier: “I have no interest in fighting you right now”

UFC heavyweight turned light heavyweight Daniel Cormier beat Patrick Cummins in his debut at 205. Who saw that one coming, right? Any way, after Cormier finished Cummins he felt like he deserved the next title shot. Cormier went on FOX Sports’ Great Debate MMA Podcast and pleaded with champ Jon Jones to give him a...

Mar 4, 2014 11:27 am

VIDEO | Anthony Pettis Teaches You How To Do The ‘Showtime Kick’

UFC lightweight champion, Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis, changed the game when he faced Benson Henderson for the WEC world title. ‘The kick heard around the world’ instantly made Pettis a household name, a rare feat for a man outside of the UFC (at the time). In the video he breaks down the technique for all of...

Mar 4, 2014 11:18 am

Gustafsson Eyeing Jones Rematch After He Beats Manuwa

“Well, he said himself he’s a lot more humble now, so, I don’t know. Maybe (I did humble him), I don’t know. I think I have (changed his cocky mentality) and next time we fight, I’m just not going to change him, but take his belt, too. He’s fighting Teixeira, I’m fighting Jimi, so lets...

Mar 4, 2014 10:51 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor Has A Documentary, Here’s The Trailer

Trailer for upcoming Conor McGregor documentary as we get go behind the scenes in the build up to American UFC debut. A Motive Television Production, directed by Patrick Timmons Ward, Produced by Jamie D’Alton, filmed by Gavin Fitzgerald, sound by Graeme McDonnell. With thanks to Severe MMA and Cutstone Pictures.

Mar 4, 2014 10:46 am

Top Prospect Holly Holm Looking Forward To Fighting Ronda Rousey

“I hope that that can happen (a fight with Rousey). I really look forward to fighting her. I definitely feel like my MMA career is on a fast track, which I think is great. I figure if you’re not going to challenge yourself, then why be in here? If you don’t want to be the...

Mar 4, 2014 10:09 am

Cris Cyborg Unveils Plan To Make 135 So She Can Fight Ronda Rousey

By Evan Stoumbelis It’s potentially the biggest fight in WMMA history that may never even happen. Rousey vs. Cyborg. Cris Cyborg wants to silence the skeptics by defeating Rousey, even going as far as to say she has her next three fights picked out: First she’ll drop to 135 and win the Invicta championship. Then...

Mar 4, 2014 9:26 am

VIDEO | UFC Champ Jose Aldo Gets His Own Float At Brazil’s Carnival Event

In Brazil, ‘Carnival’ is a pretty big deal. Full of festivities, feasts and an epicly large parade to prepare for lent, the forty day period before easter. In the video, UFC featherweight champion, Jose Aldo, is seen partaking in the festivities on his very own parade float adorned with a golden Octagon!

Mar 4, 2014 9:14 am

Evans Confirms Torn ACL, Hoping For Fall Return

“[The knee injury] was the last practice of the camp. Towards the end of practice, I was doing a wall drill, where guys are trying to hold me against the wall, and we were wrestled up and [training partner Cezar Mutante] slipped out of position and he ended up landing on my knee at a...