Archive: ufc

Aug 24, 2012 2:41 pm

Belcher Suffered Spinal Fracture Preparing For Belfort I MMA Quick Twit

  With all the recent confusion as to who will face Jon Jones for his Light Heavyweight title, several fighters have been left with different opponents in the wake of one of the most baffling stories in recent memory. One person left out in the cold during all this is middleweight fighter, Alan Belcher, who...

Aug 18, 2012 10:16 am

Couture Favors Hendo Over Jones In Title Fight | UFC NEWS

Former UFC heavyweight and light-heavyweight champion of the world, Randy “The Natural” Couture, expresses his favoritism for his ex-Team Quest partner and fellow wrestler Dan Henderson in his upcoming title fight against UFC king, Jon Jones. Couture is not only a UFC Hall-of-Famer but also one of the sport’s most analytical strategists, he often see’s...

Aug 18, 2012 10:16 am

UFC Flyweight Ian McCall Arrested | UFC NEWS

I guess when you employ more than 300 fighter’s it’s easy to compile a list of a few bad seeds or guys with legal issues. In the most recent case of fighter-gone-bad, UFC Flyweight contender, Ian McCall has picked up an arrest of his own for driving with a suspended license and according to reports,...

Aug 18, 2012 10:15 am

Edgar Happy To Help Nate Diaz Prepare For Benson Henderson Title Fight | UFC NEWS

Having spent 50-minutes of cage-time with the current champion, former champ, Frankie Edgar, has voiced his commitment to the Gracie family on Sherdog Radio and offered up assistance to the man who is next-in-line, Nate Diaz. Check out what Edgar had to say: “If Nate would need my help or would ask for my help,...

Aug 13, 2012 3:49 pm

Ex-UFC Fighter Jason 'Mayhem' Miller Breaks into Church Naked I MMA News

  Recently released UFC fighter Jason ‘Mayhem’ Miller was reportedly arrested for breaking into a church, while naked, and emptying a fire extinguisher into the air. TMZ featured the story earlier today: “Ex-UFC fighter Jason “Mayhem” Miller was arrested today in Orange County, TMZ has learned — after allegedly breaking into a church, spraying a...

Aug 9, 2012 11:22 am

Frankie Edgar: Massive changes needed in rematch

By Evan Stoumbelis Lightweight #1 contender and former Lightweight champion Frankie “The Answer” Edgar believes there are “massive changes” needed for his rematch with Ben Henderson this Saturday at UFC 150. Frankie said: “I think there’s massive changes that need to be made in every fight, whether you win it or lose it, but I...

Aug 9, 2012 11:11 am

Ed Herman: Silva is ducking Weidman

By Evan Stoumbelis Former TUF competitor and UFC Middleweight Ed Herman sounded off in regards to Anderson Silva today. In Herman’s eyes the champ is ducking potential #1 contender Chris “The All-American” Weidman. Herman went on record as saying “Anderson’s trying to duck him. I think it’s ’cause Weidman can beat him and everyone knows...

Aug 2, 2012 1:37 pm

Hominick vs. Garza Set For UFC 154 In Montreal I MMA News

    A featherweight fight between Mark Hominick and Pablo Garza is scheduled for UFC 154 in Montreal on what is shaping up to be a great card. Hominick (20-11) will be looking to end a three-fight skid that included a knockout loss that is one of the fastest in UFC history. This fight being...

Aug 2, 2012 1:18 pm

Kim vs. Thiago Set For "UFC on FUEL TV 6" I MMA News

  An exciting welterweight fight has been added to the UFC on FUEL TV 6 card as Paulo Thiago takes on Dong-Hyun Kim. Tatame spoke with Thiago as he revealed plans to fight in China in October. Thiago is coming off of a brutal knockout loss at the hands of Siyar Bahadurzada in April and will...

Jul 29, 2012 9:20 pm

The Saga of Nick Diaz Continues I Editorial

  Nick Diaz has a habit of trash talking and calling out just about any fighter he wants to on any given week. Most recently, he has called out middleweight champion, Anderson Silva in a bizarre move that would lead fight fans to assume that Nick Diaz is out of retirement and looking for an...

Jul 26, 2012 1:42 pm

Why We Haven’t Seen The Last Of Chael Sonnen In The Middleweight Division

By Evan Stoumbelis After losing to Anderson Silva for a second time, fans are left to wonder what Chael Sonnen‘s fate will be. Chael spoke with UFC Today’s Ariel Helwani about a possible move to the Light Heavyweight division. “There is simply an option to start over by changing weight class. My mentors have done...

Jul 24, 2012 2:39 pm

Rory MacDonald Says He Will Hurt BJ Penn

By Evan Stoumbelis Today the UFC held the press conference for UFC 152, which will take place on September 22nd in Toronto. The event will serve as BJ Penn‘s comeback fight, where he hopes to defeat the up and coming Canadian Rory MacDonald. During the course of the press conference Rory went on record as...

Jul 24, 2012 6:56 am

Belfort Wants Weidman In Brazil I UFC News

  Today, via Twitter, Vitor Belfort has stated that he has personally asked Joe Silva for a fight with Chris Weidman for the next shot at the middleweight crown. Belfort claims that he believes Weidman is next in line but thinks that they should still fight just to clear up any argument as to who...

Jul 19, 2012 11:21 am

Sonnen Blames Media For Distractions And Losing Silva Fight | UFC NEWS

By Evan Stoumbelis Never at a loss for words, Chael Sonnen spoke to Fuel TV’s “UFC Tonight” about the question burning in everyone’s minds: What happened in his fight against Anderson Silva? “Listen, you wanna really know what happened? Everything’s going fine. I’m minding my own business. I’m out there, in the middle of a...

Jul 19, 2012 7:29 am

Why Chris Weidman Is Not Next In Line I Editorial

  Any fighter who is on the cusp of the title picture calls out the champ of their respective weight class after a big win. Its just instinct. You just won a fight and now feel that you can beat anyone on Earth as the adrenaline continues to course through your veins. Whether or not...

Jul 18, 2012 10:18 am

Overeem Says He Is Trying To Get Licensed Early | UFC NEWS

  Alistair Overeem has had his share of legal troubles over the past few months and has been a ghost since his suspension from competition due to a failed drug test for elevated levels of testosterone. Now, the Dutch UFC heavyweight says he plans to come back in December and continue his title hunt against...

Jul 18, 2012 10:04 am

Fertitta Breaks Down The Most Important UFC Battles In History | UFC NEWS

The UFC has its fair share of memorable moments unforgettable icons. But where do these historic fights stack up in the eyes of UFC owner, Lorenzo Fertitta? Dave Deibert of Postmedia News shared his top ten list with Fertitta at UFC 148 to get his opinion on these 10 historic fights that helped define the...

Jul 17, 2012 10:03 am

Cormier Expected To Make Final Fight For Strikeforce In September | UFC News

By Evan Stoumbelis Last Saturday, Strikeforce broadcasters reported that undefeated fighter Daniel Cormier will have his final Strikeforce fight on September 29th. The promotion has yet to announce Cormier’s opponent, but after the fight, Cormier will be making the jump to the UFC regardless of the outcome. Rumors circulated that his opponent would be Josh...

Jul 17, 2012 10:01 am

Coker Says No Strikeforce Champs Will Take Off To The UFC | MMA NEWS

  Since the UFC’s blockbuster purchase of rival organization, Strikeforce, the UFC has really run the show and turned Strikeforce into a much more marketable company. The UFC has also taken the liberty to import some top fighters to compete at the highest level of MMA in the UFC. Such notable names include former Strikeforce...

Jul 17, 2012 9:23 am

Tim Boetsch Honored To Be The Man To KO Lombard | UFC NEWS

  UFC middleweight, Tim Boetsch talked to Sherdog Radio Network’s, Jordan Breen Show about his highly anticipated fight with promotional newcomer and top middleweight prospect, Hector Lombard. Boetsch was originally slated to fight Michael Bisping at the upcoming UFC 149 card but the injury bug hit and shook up the middleweight division leaving Boetsch and Lombard...

Jul 13, 2012 12:16 pm

UFC on FUEL TV 4 Medical Suspensions Report | UFC NEWS

Injuries were abundant after the UFC on Fuel 4 card. The card took place on July 11th, at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, California. Mark Munoz was the biggest name on the injury list as he was beaten down for almost two rounds by Chris Weidman. He will be out for six months for...

Jul 13, 2012 12:07 pm

UFC on FUEL TV 4 Salary Report | UFC NEWS

UFC on Fuel 4 gave us a spectacular card with skillful finishes. In the main event, Chris Weidman proved that he is a threat at 185 by dominating Mark Munoz and finishing him in the second with a perfect elbow followed by brutal ground0-and-pound. Aaron Simpson and Chris Weidman topped out the list at $46,000...

Jul 10, 2012 1:55 pm

VIDEO | Faber vs. Barao Preview | UFC NEWS

Urijiah Faber takes on Renan Barao for the interim bantamweight title at UFC 149. Like such an explosive matchup needs any hyping, here is the video preview of this blockbuster main event. [youtube:b6AHu9EVvz0]   Here is the full fight card for the July 21st card. MAIN CARD (PPV): Urijah Faber vs. Renan Barao (for interim...

Jul 10, 2012 7:17 am

Sonnen Has New Respect For Silva I MMA News

The most anticipated fight in UFC history has now concluded and the reigning UFC middleweight champion is still that, the champion. This fight had by-far the most amount of trash talking with a  two-year gap in between the two fights. After a tough loss, though, it is Chael Sonnen who came out and gave respect...

Jul 7, 2012 7:19 am

"Anderson Silva and Chael Sonnen Are Going Do Just Fine Saturday Night" I MMA News

UFC President sits down with Todd Grisham of ESPN to discuss everything from boxing to Tito Ortiz to fighter pay in a fantastic interview leading up to the biggest UFC event in history. Dana White has been extremely busy as of late, expanding his company and giving fans around three UFC events each month. Now, with...

Jul 3, 2012 7:01 pm

Patrick out, Ebersole in to face Head at UFC 149 | UFC News

Coming off of a close victory over T.J. Waldburger, Brian Ebersole (50-14-1, 1 NC) has been called on to replace a recent opponent in Claude Patrick, as he steps up to fight James Head (8-2) at the injury-riddled UFC 149 card, scheduled for July 21st at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Ebersole fought...