Archive: ufc

Nov 16, 2012 7:48 am

Eddie Mendez Set To Face Nick Penner At UFC on FX 6 | UFC NEWS

UFC officials have just added a light-heavyweight bout to next month’s UFC on FX 6 event in the form of Eddie Mendez vs. Nick Penner. The booking comes after both Ednaldo Oliveira and Krzysztof Soszynski were forced to withdraw from the card with injuries. UFC on FX 6 is set to take place on December...

Nov 15, 2012 2:39 pm

Patrick Cote Issues Warning To GSP | UFC NEWS

“You always think you’re over [long layoffs from competition] In training you feel great. You feel 100 percent, you’re ready to go. [You think] It happens to everybody else except me. When the bell rings, you receive the first kick with no shin guard, you receive the first punch with four-ounce gloves instead of 16,...

Nov 15, 2012 1:02 pm

Cung Le Reflects On Franklin Bout: It Wasn’t A Lucky Punch

“I just didn’t know what to say at the moment. I really like Rich as a person, and I was happy and sad at the same time during those moments immediately following the fight. I was also very concerned for him. I didn’t know what to say, so that’s what came out. If you watch...

Nov 15, 2012 12:50 pm

UFC President Dana White Admits To Prior Arrests | UFC NEWS

“Yes, I’ve been arrested a few times. Nobody’s ever asked me that — ever asked me that. I’ve been arrested for assault. I got into fights when I was a kid. Street fights. Drinking as a minor. Stuff like that. Normal stuff that people get. I never robbed any banks or anything like that.” “I’m...

Nov 15, 2012 12:42 pm

UFC Officially Announces UFC on FOX 6 With Flyweight Title Main Event | UFC NEWS

UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson makes his first ever title defense against current number one contender and The Ultimate Fighter® season 14 winner John Dodson on Saturday, Jan. 26 when the Ultimate Fighting Championship® returns to United Center in Chicago, Ill. Unbeaten in his last three performances, Johnson defeated Joseph Benavidez at UFC 152 in...

Nov 14, 2012 10:32 am

Team Rousey Isn’t Buying What Team Cyborg Is Selling | MMA NEWS

If you ask five doctors, you’ll get five different opinions. I guarantee you, you can find doctors that’ll say the weight cut will be fine. It all depends on what side they’re working for. It’s her doctor. If you’re going to trial, I can find a professional witness to make you look innocent or make...

Nov 14, 2012 10:23 am

Following Silva Fight Fitch Believes He Has Caught His Second Wind | UFC NEWS

“Erick Silva’s a very tough fighter, but I believe this is the new Jon Fitch. I kinda got a second wind in my career, and we’re gonna see a lot of bigger and better fights for me.” “I think it’s partly an accumulation of years of training and finally having the confidence in my full...

Nov 14, 2012 10:19 am

Kampann Doesn’t Think GSP vs. Silva Is The Fight To Make | UFC NEWS

“I think [St-Pierre] is going to get knocked out. That’s my honest answer. Everything aside, I’d much rather see Anderson Silva fight Jon Jones. [Silva] is calling out the smaller guy. I’d like to see him fight Jon Jones. I think that’s a much more interesting fight, and that’s not just from my personal perspective....

Nov 14, 2012 9:28 am

VIDEO | Carlos Condit: “GSP’s Knee Is Not Off Limits”

“Georges is such a dynamic fighter. He is an incredible athlete. He is a powerful, explosive guy. Between takedowns and strikes, there is a lot to deal with. I really feel like Georges is the undisputed champion. He has been so dominant in the division for the last several years, he has been undefeated and...

Nov 13, 2012 5:55 pm

Chris Weidman says Brazilian fans want to see him beat Anderson Silva | UFC NEWS

By Evan Stoumbelis “Not a couple, a lot, a good majority of them. Because I think I’m coming here confident I can beat Anderson, coming out in the public saying I can beat him, pretty much the ducking me thing. So I figured [the Brazilian fans] were going to be like, ‘Hey, wait a minute.’...

Nov 13, 2012 5:41 pm

Glover Teixeira training with Lyoto Machida for Rampage Jackson fight in Chicago | UFC NEWS

By Evan Stoumbelis UFC light heavyweight Glover Teixeira has enlisted the help of friend and training partner Lyoto “The Dragon” Machida to help him prepare for his January 26th fight against Quinton “Rampage” Jackson in Chicago. “I’ll probably train in California, and I think Machida should be there, yes. I’ll train with him a bit...