Archive: ufc

Jan 17, 2013 10:15 am

Jon Jones: ‘Little moments’ bringing Dana & I closer’

“Well, being in this business you learn to have tough skin and not take everything so personal. It is whatever. Dana says things and he says whatever is coming to his head and you can’t blame him for it. Maybe sometimes I say diva-ish things, maybe I don’t, maybe we just always don’t agree to...

Jan 16, 2013 8:00 am

UFC Names 20 Stikeforce Fighters Who Are Headed To The Octagon | UFC NEWS

20 Strikeforce fighters have been named as newly signed UFC fighters. The news comes way of last nights UFC on FUEL TV’s “UFC Tonight”. While many names on the Strikeforce roster are not present on the announcement, such as the likes of Josh Barnett amongst others, the current list of imports is an impressive starting...

Jan 16, 2013 7:30 am

Chael Sonnen Joins UFC Tonight Cast | UFC NEWS

Two-time UFC middleweight title challenger, TUF Coach and current UFC light-heavyweight number one contender, Chael P. Sonnen announced yesterday evening during the UFC’s “UFC Tonight” on Fuel TV that he has inked a deal with the show to become part of the broadcasting team. “I was offered 60 MINUTES, THE TODAY SHOW, THE TONIGHT SHOW,...

Jan 16, 2013 6:30 am

Mike Goldberg Set For UFC Return At UFC on FOX 6 | UFC NEWS

Longtime ringside commentator, Mike Goldberg has called the action on nearly every single UFC event in the modern MMA era, alongside his broadcasting partner Joe Rogan. However, at the 2012 year-end event, dubbed UFC 155, “Goldie” was absent and little was known as to the cause of his vanishing act. In his place was FUEL...

Jan 16, 2013 6:05 am

Pat Healy’s Opponent, Kurt Holobaugh Gets UFC Contract Even In Defeat | UFC NEWS

If last weekend’s Strikeforce event was indeed a try out for the UFC, Pat Healy’s opponent, Kurt Holobaugh passed with flying colors. The featherweight competitor took the fight against Healy on just two-weeks notice in a division contested above his natural fighting weight and remained competitive for the majority of the match. His manager took...

Jan 16, 2013 5:20 am

Jon Jones: I’m wiser, stronger, and smarter | UFC NEWS

“The DWI obviously, I learned from that, I’ve grown from that and I’m a better man because of it. Wiser, stronger, smarter because of all that stuff. Tough year, fun year, crazy year. Lost some sleep some nights, celebrated some nights … too much, but it was life. I lived another year. I’m alive to...

Jan 15, 2013 5:09 pm

Rampage: UFC won’t let me wear Reebok in the cage | UFC NEWS

By Evan Stoumbelis Rampage Jackson says he has a new reason for leaving the UFC after his upcoming fight against Glover Teixeira at UFC on Fox 6 in Chicago. Rampage says that UFC refuses to let him wear Reebok apparel in the Octagon, after recently inking a deal with Reebok, Rampage wants to represent his...

Jan 15, 2013 4:51 pm

John Dodson aims to be first ever 3-division champion | UFC NEWS

By Evan Stoumbelis John “The Magician” Dodson has set his sights on becoming the UFC’s first ever 3 division champion. As the 28-year-old Albuquerque native prepares for his January 26th title fight against Demetrius Johnson he spoke about his quest to be the first ever 3 division champion. “I want to hold all those three...

Jan 15, 2013 12:38 pm

Bendo/Gil; Mir/Cormier Official For UFC on FOX 7 | UFC News

  After the final Strikeforce card, questions arose on who the last champions of Strikeforce would face in their Octagon debut. Lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez and Heavyweight Grand Prix champion Daniel Cormier, now have their first official fights in the UFC finalized. For Melendez, an immediate title shot with Benson Henderson is slated for the...

Jan 15, 2013 8:20 am

Michael Bisping: “I’m destined to be world champion” | UFC NEWS

“No, absolutely not. Listen, I haven’t fought for the title yet and I think I’m destined to be world champion one day. No one works as hard as me. I’ve got the skill set, I’ve got the tools, and I’ve got the mental capacity to achieve that. You know, the mental toughens that’s required. I...

Jan 15, 2013 7:30 am

Belfort: Politics Not Merit Earn UFC Title Shots | UFC NEWS

“There’s not much I can say about what qualifies you for a shot at the title in the UFC. It hasn’t been happening much by merit, but by politics. I can’t answer you that. The one who can is Dana White. I just do my job, which is to fight and win. My right is...

Jan 15, 2013 5:20 am

Medical Suspensions Report: Strikeforce: Marquardt vs. Saffiedine | MMA NEWS

The state of Oklahoma doesn’t play around when it comes to medically suspending combat sports athletes. We are so used to seeing a laundry list of fighters being put on the shelf for precautionary reasons that it is a breath of fresh air to list off just five-men. The final Strikeforce card last Saturday night...