Archive: ufc

Jan 30, 2013 9:48 am

King Mo Returns February 21st Live on Spike | MMA NEWS

After an explosive knockout victory in his Bellator debut, King Mo is set to return to the Bellator cage when he battles “The Hardcore Kid” Emmanuel Newton in a Light Heavyweight Semifinal fight on February 21st from Utah’s Maverik Center live on Spike TV. The night will also feature the long anticipated Featherweight Tournament Finals...

Jan 30, 2013 9:29 am

Phil Davis vs. Vinny Magalhaes set for UFC 159 | UFC NEWS

On April 27, 2013 the UFC will be headed to Newark, New Jersey for UFC 159. UFC officials announced on Tuesday’s new episode of “UFC Tonight” that Phil Davis (10-1 MMA, 6-1 UFC) will fight against Vinny Magalhaes (10-5 MMA, 1-2 UFC). These two outstanding light heavyweights will be featured on a card that is...

Jan 29, 2013 3:23 pm

Diaz vs. Thomson set for UFC on Fox 7

By Evan Stoumbelis Nate Diaz is set to face off with former Strikeforce lightweight champion Josh Thomson at UFC on Fox 7 on April 20th in San Jose. Thomson, a former Strikeforce champion, is making his return to the UFC after an 8 year absence. His last UFC appearance was at UFC 49 in 2004...

Jan 29, 2013 12:40 pm

Overeem On Title Shot: It’s Just A Matter Of Time | UFC NEWS

“Very happy, very pleased to be back. It’s just a matter of time in my sense. We still have one more mountain to climb, that’s Bigfoot. But to be honest, I do not see any problem and then yes it’s going to be an exciting day. There’s always pressure. There’s always tension; I like that....

Jan 29, 2013 12:33 pm

With His Foot Out The Door, Jardine Discusses Health Risks Of Fighting | MMA NEWS

“A lot of people have been pushing me to retire, I’ve been a shell of myself these last couple years. I’ve been saying I’m definitely on the shelf, I’m semi-retired, I’m definitely on the shelf right now,” … “…my approach right now is I’m trying to get myself healthy. And then once I feel like...

Jan 29, 2013 12:25 pm

UFC President Warns Fighters To Think Long And Hard Before Signing To Bellator | UFC NEWS

“The judge must not have done his homework if he’s agreeing that Spike TV and FOX are the same platforms,” exclaimed White. “They’re so f–king far apart, it’s not even funny. It’s two different f–king universes. “I saw in their argument where they said, ‘Oh, Spike launches pay-per-views.’ No, actually they don’t. That’s not true....

Jan 29, 2013 12:22 pm

Overeem: Bigfoot Will Be Just Another Statistic | UFC NEWS

“I know I am a better fighter. The fight will probably end in one or two rounds. I’m going to raise my hands after and he’s just going to be a number on my list, a statistic. I want to finish him the first round. I have the power to knock ‘Bigfoot’ out for a...

Jan 29, 2013 11:44 am

Cung Le Open To Anderson Silva Fight | UFC NEWS

“If the UFC wants me to fight after our discussion, I’m totally open for it. For me, I don’t mind either way. I’m just happy that I’m in the mix. There’s a lot of great fighters out there. Chris, Luke Rockhold is another name that people should watch out for. I’m open for whatever. Whether...

Jan 29, 2013 11:12 am

BJ Penn Goes To Washington DC

Over the years, BJ has taken the time out of his busy schedule to visit our soldiers and thank them for serving our country. He visited Hickam AFB, Kaneohe Marine Corps, Schofield Barracks, Naval Base in Hawaii, Camp Pendleton, Marines at Miramar, Naval Base in Coronado, Nellis AFB who selected BJ to fly with the...

Jan 28, 2013 12:32 pm

VIDEO | UFC 156: Aldo vs. Edgar Extended Preview | UFC NEWS

The fight people have been clamoring for is finally here! Former lightweight champ Frankie Edgar drops to featherweight to challenge Jose Aldo, plus heavyweight sluggers Alistair Overeem and Antonio Silva get their long-awaited grudge match at UFC 156.

Jan 28, 2013 12:17 pm

VIDEO | Rampage Admits His Time At The Top May Be Over | UFC NEWS

Former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson spoke with UFC Tonight analyst Ariel Helwani after a disappointing loss to Brazilian phenom Glover Teixeira. What’s next for ‘Rampage’ after his final fight in the UFC?

Jan 28, 2013 11:56 am

Dana White: Nick Diaz Couldn’t Have Been Cooler In Montreal | UFC NEWS

“Not only did Nick come, he was on time for everything. I’m pretty sure he didn’t miss any flights. He couldn’t have been cooler. He came there and did what he had to do. He even stuck around and did pictures with the fans after. It was cool.” “I know he hates to do it,...

Jan 28, 2013 9:18 am

Chris Weidman: Still Just a Prospect | Editorial | UFC News

  With another win comes another call to the champion in a given division, demanding a title shot and a chance to dethrone greatness. Such is the case for UFC middleweight, Chris Weidman (9-0 MMA, 5-0 UFC). Weidman has looked great in his UFC performances and spectacular in his last fight against Mark Munoz, which...

Jan 27, 2013 4:43 pm

The Ultimate Fighter’s New Look | EDITORIAL

  A few days ago, season seventeen of UFC’s television series The Ultimate Fighter aired featuring the current light heavyweight, Jon Jones, and notorious trash talker Chael Sonnen. In familiar fashion, a pool of young prospects and seasoned competitors stepped into the octagon with the opportunity to pursue their dreams of becoming the next Ultimate...