Archive: ufc

Feb 15, 2013 10:25 am

Ronda Rousey Trains With Gegard Mousasi | Video | MMA News

  UFC Women’s Bantamweight Ronda Rousey is seen here training some ground work with top light-heavyweight contender, Gegard Mousasi. Aside from having the disadvantage of weighing about 100 pounds less than Mousasi, the judo wizard, Rousey holds her own and shows the tenacity that makes her a star in the cage. See if your heart...

Feb 15, 2013 9:52 am

Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza vs. Costa Philippou Official for UFC on FX 8 | UFC News

  As the Strikeforce imports start getting their first fights inside the Octagon, MMA fans held their collective breath to see where the Strikeforce elite would end up and who would be across the Octagon from them in their first UFC bout. Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza (17-3, 1 NC) finally has that bout as reported by...

Feb 15, 2013 9:14 am

UFC ON FUEL TV 7 WEIGH IN RESULTS | UFC NEWS

The UFC on FUEL TV 7 Weigh-Ins took place today at the Wembley Arena in London. 24 fighters hit he scales and all competitors made their contracted weight. MAIN: (FUEL TV, 3 p.m. ET) Champ Renan Barao (134) vs. Michael McDonald (134) – for interim bantamweight title Dustin Poirier (145) vs. Cub Swanson (146) Cyrille...

Feb 14, 2013 11:40 am

POLL: Who is Your MMA Valentine? | MMA NEWS

Today is Valentines Day, a holiday for lovers to show their appreciation for one another. My Woman has made me a lucky man today, but what about those of you who are still on the hunt for your Valentine or just plain old want a popular MMA Figure on your arm. I have put together...

Feb 14, 2013 9:59 am

Dana White Confirms Luke Rockhold vs Vitor Belfort UFC Brazil | UFC NEWS

UFC President Dana White confirmed that plans are in place for Vitor Belfort vs. Luke Rockhold yesterday while in London. A date and venue have not been confirmed yet, but it will likely take place during the second quarter of 2013. The fight will headline a major event in Brazil, and the winner will most...

Feb 14, 2013 9:56 am

Introducing Cat Zingano: The UFC’s Newest Women’s Star | UFC NEWS

It was recently announced that Cat Zingano has signed a contract with the UFC, and will be fighting opposite Meisha Tate in the second ever UFC Women’s match on the TUF 17 Finale card on April 13 at the Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Many MMA fans are...

Feb 14, 2013 9:36 am

UFC Passes On Contract Renewal For Aaron Simpson | UFC NEWS

Former UFC middleweight turned welterweight, Aaron Simpson, last competed under the UFC banner in his losing effort to Mike Pierce last October. The defeat brought the 38-year-olds UFC record to 7-4 and was his last contracted bout with the UFC. According to multiple reports, at the culmination of his last contract with the promotion, UFC...

Feb 14, 2013 9:29 am

Ratings Report: Tuf 17 Episode 4 Show Increase In Views | UFC NEWS

This weeks episode of the Ultimate Fighter showed a five percent increase in viewership from last week’s episode and did a respectable 1.25 million views. Ratings Guru, Dave Meltzer, tells the tale over at MMAFighting.com. The Ultimate Fighter seems to have settled in at what will likely be the normal level of the season as...

Feb 14, 2013 9:22 am

Offer On The Table For Josh Barnett But Up To Him Says UFC Boss | UFC NEWS

“It’s up to him,” he said. “He’s a big boy. He’s been around a long time. He kind of flies by the seat of his pants, anyway. I mean, even after he won the [UFC] title, imagine if Josh Barnett stayed in the UFC his whole career, what he could have accomplished, the money he...

Feb 14, 2013 9:18 am

Chael Sonnen Blasts Olympic Committee For Removing Wrestling | UFC NEWS

“Look, we have an idiocracy known as FILA that has ruined the sport. We have two knuckleheads that you couldn’t trust to run your local donut shop, regulating our sport of wrestling. At the same time, is this a surprise? …No, wrestling has cannabalized itself from 10 spots on the world and olympic team, to...

Feb 12, 2013 4:07 pm

Lyoto Machida: “Title shot should be on the line” | UFC NEWS

On today’s UFC 157 conference call, Lyoto “The Dragon” Machida sounded off on the implications of his upcoming bout with Dan Henderson. Machida, who is coming off a win over Ryan Bader at UFC on Fox 4 in August, said the winner of UFC 157’s co-main event deserves a crack at Jon Jones. For the...

Feb 12, 2013 12:29 pm

Duke Roufus Speaks on Pettis vs Aldo and Why He Believes Pettis Will Take the Title

Anthony “Showtime” Pettis’ coach, Duke Roufus, talked with Luke Thomas on the differences of Pettis’ striking compared to other lightweights, as well as featherweight Champ Jose Aldo in an in-depth interview over the weekend. Pettis is looking to dethrone the UFC Featherweight Champ this August and Roufus believes Anthony has the Edge one needs to...

Feb 12, 2013 12:11 pm

Dana White Receives Honorary Award In Dublin, Suffers Meniere’s Attack At Ceremony

DUBLIN: @danawhite suffered a bad attack during the Trinity award ceremony, thx for support & understanding, we’ll be back soon, luv u guys — Nick the Tooth (@nickthetooth) February 12, 2013 UFC president Dana White is in Dublin, Ireland this week to receive an honorary award from Trinity College. Yesterday, Dana he arrived in Dublin...

Feb 11, 2013 5:40 pm

Penn In Utah For Cataracts Surgery: UFC Enlists Dr. Crandall | UFC NEWS

Former UFC lightweight and welterweight champion BJ Penn has traveled to Utah after the UFC insisted on enlisting the service of famed eye surgeon, Dr. Alan Crandall, to repair a damaged eye suffering from cataracts. The Surgeon, based in Salt Lake City, is best known for his work with Boxing Champion Antonio Margarito and successfully...

Feb 11, 2013 12:40 pm

A Look at the UFC’s ‘Notorious’ New Featherweight | UFC NEWS

Irishman Conor McGregor comes into the Octagon this Spring followed by a world of hype. The UFC just nabbed another exciting prospect that will mix beautifully into the lightweight and featherweight picture. Dublin’s Conor “Notorious” McGregor (12-2) has recently signed with the UFC and will debut against Marcus Brimage April 6 at UFC on Fuel...

Feb 11, 2013 10:09 am

Liz Carmouche Plans On Proving Rousey Cannot Armbar Her | UFC NEWS

“I honestly don’t think Rousey has what it takes to beat me. The only person that can defeat me is myself. Everybody asks, ‘Yeah, how do you not get arm barred?’ You just don’t get arm barred. You haven’t seen anyone be able to counter is yet so you know if she’s going to put...

Feb 11, 2013 10:05 am

UFC Sets Eyes On Possible Strawweight Division | UFC NEWS

It’s happening, the latest planned expansion for the Ulitmate Fighting Championship will be a 115 pound Strawweight division. In an interview with UFC Tonight, UFC president Dana White said “I don’t know how soon it’s going to happen, but yes it will eventually happen.” He explained that: “As the sport continues to grow and we...

Feb 11, 2013 9:56 am

VIDEO | Ian McCall Reads Out A Poem From Joseph Benavidez | UFC NEWS

THE ENTERTAINER Blood and sweat, sometimes tears, Battered hands, countless fears, Highest highs, lowest lows, Shattered dreams, the hurt just grows. Your smile shields the pain you hide, All the while you’re dead inside; Your faith is absent, your will gives out, Now clear your mind, erase the doubt. Everything that you have gave, To...