Archive: ufc

Jun 8, 2013 9:52 am

Quick Twitt | Gegard Mousasi Eyes Middleweight Fight Against Belfort

The Twitterverse has turned into the UFC’s second official matchmaker. As a fighter, if you let your desires known in the form of a simple “Tweet” the UFC brass often honors a request that is deemed reasonable and picks up momentum with fans. Mousasi, who is one fight removed from his UFC debut at light-heavyweight...

Jun 8, 2013 9:45 am

Couture: Banning Me From My Sons Corner Was Over The Line

For an MMA Legend like Randy Couture, watching your son enter the UFC’s Octagon for the first time and follow in your footsteps has to be a crowning moment. Ryan Couture, a Strikeforce veteran, made the merge to the UFC a couple of months back and he was forced to do so without his longtime...

Jun 8, 2013 9:39 am

Fitch Would Consider TRT If Fighting At Age 40

Former UFC fighter, turned WSOF headliner, Jon Fitch told the media recently that he would consider using Testosterone Replacement Therapy if he reaches age 40 with a desire to still compete. This is a 180 stance from his traditional motto of ‘natural only’ however the context in which he made this proclamation is such that...

Jun 7, 2013 1:14 pm

UFC on FUEL TV 10 First Ever ‘Carbon Neutral’ UFC Event

The Ultimate Fighting Championship and the Government of the State of Ceara today participated in a ceremonial tree planting as part of an initiative that will make THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER® BRASIL 2 FINALE: NOGUEIRA vs. WERDUM 100% carbon neutral. The UFC marked its participation in the Government’s carbon offset action initiative, known as Ceara Carbono...

Jun 7, 2013 1:00 pm

Jon Fitch and Jacob Volkmann Talk UFC Fighters’ Union During WSOF 3 Media Call

Just one week before Jon Fitch and Jacob Volkmann are set to debut for the World Series of Fighting against Josh Burkman and Lyle Beerbohm, respectively, the two fighters spoke to the media answering questions about their recent departures from the UFC.   Inevitably, questions for both fighters focused on the UFC’s decision to let...

Jun 7, 2013 12:48 pm

UFC on FUEL TV 10: Nogueria vs. Werdum Weigh-In Results

All fighters made weight at today’s official UFC on FUEL TV 10:Nogueria vs. Werdum weigh-in ceremony in Brazil. UFC on fUEL TV 10 takes place tomorrow night live and free on FUEL TV from the Paulo Sarasate Arena in Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil. The full weigh-in results are as follows: MAIN CARD: (FUEL TV, 8 p.m....

Jun 7, 2013 9:35 am

Quick Twitt | GSP’s Car Stolen

Car theft is a real crime that hits thousands of people each year. A car thief can only assume that when they have the skills necessary to successfully steal a high end car that they will be in and out and safe from harm. Yesterday afternoon, UFC welterweight champion, GSP took to twitter to announce...

Jun 7, 2013 9:04 am

VIDEO | Rafael ‘Feijao’ Cavalcante Preparing For UFC Debut Against Thiago Silva

Each of former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante’s fights has ended with a knockout, and he’s predicting another impressive victory in his UFC debut. Cavalcante faces fellow Brazilian and knockout artist Thiago Silva on UFC on FUEL TV 10, live from Brazil, Saturday, June 8.

Jun 7, 2013 8:49 am

A Confident Connor McGregor Wants Anderson Silva Status By Age 30

“It makes no difference who I fight. It will be the same outcome. First round and it will be over. It’s not going past a minute. My US debut . . . it’s going to be insane. By the time I’m 30, I’ll be the pound-for-pound champion and I’ll be considered in the same light...

Jun 7, 2013 8:18 am

Roy Jones Jr. Responds To Anderson Silva’s Fight Challenge

  UFC middleweight champion and possibly the greatest fighter of all time, Anderson Silva, recently stated to the NY Post that he would love to challenge boxing champion, Roy Jones Jr. to two fights, one inside the cage, and one in a boxing match. It had appeared that Silva meant the challenge as a show...

Jun 6, 2013 6:41 am

Michael Bisping Eyes Bout with Cung Le After Eye Heals

In a strange twist, UFC middleweight Michael Bisping was recently told that his recent bout with blurry vision was due to a detached retina in his eye. I call this a strange twist because Bisping’s last fight with Alan Belcher at UFC 159, was called short after an unintentional eye-poke to Belcher forced the referee...

Jun 6, 2013 6:30 am

Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson Seeks Move to Heavyweight

Along with the cavalcade of recent ‘Rampage’ news comes word of the former UFC light-heavyweight champion moving to Bellator’s heavyweight division. Rampage stated to MMAWeekly.com that in this stage of his life, a move to heavyweight might be smarter and easy to accomplish: “I finally got the love back and I’m thinking about going to...

Jun 6, 2013 6:14 am

Things Fans Should Know

Things fans should know. In the realm of casual fandom of mixed martial arts there are many misconceptions. Hardcore fans hear them at parties, local restaurants and bars, and even in the comfort of their own homes. BJPenn.com takes a look at some of these misconceptions in the hopes of bringing them to light. The...

Jun 6, 2013 6:12 am

Weidman Explains The Time He Offered To Fight Jon Jones

I’m the type of guy that loves big opportunities. I like when the cards are against me, and people think that I have no chance. I believe in myself, so when that fight came out that it was in jeopardy, I called my manager and asked if there was a possibility that I could get...

Jun 6, 2013 6:07 am

Sonnen: Shogun Beat Up Wanderlei Silva In Practice

“I went after Wanderlei and I was quite candid, I went after Wanderlei because he’s the worst guy I could find, record-wise. He’s the worst fighter in the UFC. I know what you’re thinking. ‘What about ‘Crocop?” You’re right, ‘Croc Cop’ was terrible, but, Wanderlei’s record was actually a bit worse. I couldn’t get Wanderlei,...

Jun 6, 2013 6:05 am

Rampage: Bellator Gets It, UFC Didn’t

“I’m very excited to be a part of this family. You have no idea. This is something I’ve been dreaming about and waiting for years. I’ve been fighting for 12 years. I have a promoter that ‘gets it.’ He’s like one of the fighters. We put our life on the line and we entertain the...

Jun 6, 2013 6:02 am

Forbes releases Top 100 Highest paid athletes list; no MMA fighters make top 100

In the most recent release of the Forbes top 100 highest paid athletes list there are no MMA fighters on the list of 100 athletes. According to http://www.forbes.com/athletes/list/ with the values calculated as of June 2013 the number one earning athlete is Tiger Woods earning $78.1M, $13.1M from salary/winnings and $65M from endorsements. There are...