Archive: ufc

Nov 2, 2012 3:04 pm

Chael Sonnen Selects Dan Henderson as Assistant Coach on TUF

By Evan Stoumbelis Chael Sonnen announced today that longtime training partner Dan Henderson will be his assistant coach on season 17 of The Ultimate Fighter. Sonnen will be coaching against light-heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones; The two are set to square off next April. Sonnen said: “We’re on great terms, and we’ve always been on...

Nov 2, 2012 7:11 am

Mark Hunt Calls Out Alistair Overeem | UFC NEWS

“If they’d like to get me a fight I’d like to get a rematch with Alistair Overeem, you know, when he comes back from his injury or from whatever, his hiatus. You know? I’d like to have my rematch with him. I’d be willing to fight next year so it doesn’t matter. If he gets...

Nov 2, 2012 6:48 am

GSP Turns Knee Injury Into A Positive | UFC NEWS

“This injury was a negative thing in the beginning but it became a positive thing at the end. Because it allowed me to correct my training and make it better and improve it. I had the mentality that more is better, but I realize that’s wrong. Smarter is always better. As a result, he says...

Nov 2, 2012 6:42 am

COACH: Aldo Foot Injury Included Loose Bone Fragments | UFC NEWS

“It was verified that a fragment of a bone was left on his heel because of the hit. It was causing an inflamation in the local and for this reason he couldn’t run, go up stairs. As soon as he returned, he began to do the treatment of local physiotherapy and he is much better...

Nov 1, 2012 5:46 am

GSP Gives Frankie Edgar #1 P4P Status Over Silva And Jones | UFC NEWS

If you had to rank the top three fighters in the UFC now in order, who are they? “No. 1 is Frankie Edgar; he’s the best pound-for-pound fighter we have.” Wait, he’s not even a champion. “He lost his fight to Benson Henderson only according to the judges. He was much stronger than Henderson.” OK,...

Nov 1, 2012 5:40 am

Report: Nike In Talks With UFC Heavyweight Champion Junior Dos Santos | UFC NEWS

UFC heavyweight champion, Junior dos Santos, is reportedly in negotiations withe popular sports apparel company Nike. Fiveknuckles.com reported: If both sides come to an agreement, Dos Santos will become the third UFC fighter to be sponsored by popular shoe and apparel company, joining the ranks of UFC champions Jon Jones and middleweight champion Anderson Silva....

Nov 1, 2012 5:40 am

Dana White Guarantees Jon Jones vs. Anderson Silva Will Happen | UFC NEWS

“I guarantee you Anderson Silva vs. Jon Jones will absolutely happen,” he said. “It’s happening. It will happen.” During Monday’s UFC fan chat, UFC president Dana White told fans that he guarantee’s a future matchup between UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva and UFC light=heavyweight champion Jon Jones. Thoughts?

Nov 1, 2012 5:35 am

Jon Jones Flips Switch, Thinks Sonnen Is Classy After Time On TUF Set | UFC NEWS

“[Chael’s] actually, he’s not too bad. I thought it was going to be all trash-talk, but he’s actually being pretty decent and pretty classy. So, I think it’s going to make for a great show.” “I actually don’t hate Chael anymore. He’s actually turning out to be OK. I’m not sure if he’s setting me...

Nov 1, 2012 5:30 am

Dan Henderson: Sonnen vs. Jones Booking Makes MMA Lose Integrity | UFC NEWS

“I absolutely think it was a bad decision for the sport. It just makes the sport lose a little bit of integrity. I understand that [Dana White] does what he does for the UFC and always has, first and foremost. He tries to accommodate the fighters as he can, but it’s more about saving the...

Nov 1, 2012 4:50 am

Ratings Report: TUF 16 Episode 7 Gets Decreased Audience | UFC NEWS

Same story different week… The UFC’s 16th season of their popular reality series, “The Ultimate Fighter”, has seen better days. With Roy Nelson and Shane Carwin in the coaching slots, this year’s FX program has posted two all-time-low ratings with episode 5 being the lowest watched episode in franchise history. Last Friday’s episode 7 showed...

Nov 1, 2012 4:40 am

Werdum – Big Nog Confirmed As TUF Brazil 2 Coaches | UFC NEWS

Earlier this week we reported the likely booking of the next TUF Brazil coaches, and today we can confirm that our report holds true. Two Brazilian heavyweights will coach the next season of “The Ultimate Fighter Brazil.” UFC officials have confirmed that Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira and Fabricio Werdum have both agreed to serve as the...