Archive: ufc

Oct 17, 2012 9:51 am

Coach Jackson Talks Jones vs. Sonnen: It’s Not Wise To Get Jon Jones Mad | UFC NEWS

“I certainly don’t think it would be a wise strategy to get Jon really mad, but that’s something [Sonnen will] have to decide for himself. When you get into Jon’s face, that’s definitely when he performs the best, for sure. [Jones is] very articulate, and he gets right to the point. It’s just that trash-talking...

Oct 17, 2012 9:15 am

PHOTO | Erick Silva Teaches Lesson In Class, Hangs With Jon Fitch | UFC NEWS

UFC welterweight fighter, Erick Silva, sets an example for his fellow fighters with his latest act in sportsmanship. The Brazilian standout lost a hard fought decision to top welterweight Jon Fitch last weekend at UFC 153, but that hasn’t stopped the two from embracing as friends as the picture above shows. In his message to...

Oct 17, 2012 9:02 am

VIDEO | Jones vs. Sonnen Hype Preview | UFC NEWS

Jon Jones vs. Chael Sonnen was announced just yesterday for not only an April 17 showdown but also as opposing coaches on “The Ultimate Fighter” season 17. This hype video came out almost two weeks before the bout was announced, check it out:

Oct 17, 2012 8:45 am

Apparently Cerrone & Pettis Lost TUF Coaching Gig Due To Pettis Injury | UFC NEWS

“[I’m] still recovering from shoulder surgery, and it’s taking longer than expected. I was hoping to get ‘The Ultimate Fighter’ gig because I was told it was me and [Donald] Cerrone coaching, and now it’s not happening. I’m just frustrated with everything, man… I’m hoping to return in January.” According to the rising lightweight, Anthony...

Oct 16, 2012 1:25 pm

Patrick Cote Explains The Difficulties With Fighting Anderson Silva | UFC NEWS

“It’s very complicated to fight [Anderson Silva] because you never know what’s going to happen or what he’s going to do. We saw what he did Saturday night. Once again he did something new. He was staying against the fence and he was playing with Bonnar. Bonnar is no joke. Bonnar is a good fighter....

Oct 16, 2012 1:13 pm

PHOTO | Anderson Silva Plays Doctor To Fabio Maldonado In Brazilian Hospital | UFC NEWS

Following their appearance on last weekend’s UFC 153 main card Fabio Maldonado and Anderson Silva took a trip to the hospital, but for very different reasons. Maldonado took a trip for injuries sustained during his bout with Glover Teixeira and the UFC’s middleweight champion, Anderson Silva, paid him a visit. (Photo via Twitter)

Oct 16, 2012 1:08 pm

Benson Henderson Defends Words About Trying To Surpass Silva’s UFC Records | UFC NEWS

“I think it’s good to have goals. For some reason I caught a lot of slack when I said I wanted to break Anderson Silva’s record and people were saying, ‘Oh, you’re ridiculous for thinking that. You can’t beat Anderson Silva’s record. You haven’t defended your belt one time. You’re silly. What are you talking...

Oct 16, 2012 12:53 pm

Chael Sonnen Set To Coach TUF 17 Opposite Jon Jones; Coaches Fight Slated For April | UFC NEWS

Former UFC middleweight title challenger and king of smack talk, Chael Sonnen, has talked his way into another premium slot with his promotional home, the UFC. The Los Angeles Times is reporting and BJPENN.COM has since confirmed news that Sonnen is set to coach “The Ultimate Fighter” opposite UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones. The Ultimate...

Oct 16, 2012 10:06 am

Anderson Silva: I’d prefer GSP over Jones, it’s an easier fight | UFC NEWS

“I’m old, guys. I’m getting old. I’m retired. I’m nearly there. I’ve only got another five years. I think [GSP] would be a great challenge for me. I prefer him over Jon Jones. He’s smaller. It’ll be a little bit easier. I’ll be hit less.” While talking to the media following last Saturday’s dominant win...

Oct 16, 2012 9:54 am

Free Fight Video | Nick Diaz Avenges His First Pro Loss | UFC NEWS

In his third fight of the night at the UA: King of the Mountain welterweight tournament, a 19-year-old and undefeated Nick Diaz would fall to the strikes of Jeremy Jackson in forty-nine seconds. It would mark the only time he would ever be stopped in his career. Ten months later, Diaz would step into the...

Oct 16, 2012 9:22 am

TUF 16 Episode 5 Ratings Report: Series Hits Another All-Time Low | UFC NEWS

Two weeks ago the UFC’s Ultimate Fighter reality series hit an all-time low in regards to television ratings with 775,000 tuning into episode 3. The series quickly bounced back in week four with 1.1 million viewers and all was right in the world again. However, last week’s episode 5 took one step further towards breaking...

Oct 16, 2012 9:14 am

UFC on FX 5 Salary Report | UFC NEWS

Earlier this month the UFC held UFC on FX 5 at the Minneapolis Target Center. Featuring a main event between heavyweights Travis Browne and Antonio ‘Bigfoot” Silva, the full fight card featured 10 bouts from top to bottom. The Minnesota Office of Combative Sports recently released the disclosed payroll for the event and it totaled...

Oct 15, 2012 12:48 pm

Exclusive | Nam Phan Interview Hijacked by Renato Laranja | UFC NEWS

Nam Phan is a warrior. He is also one of the nicest guys in UFC history. He competed in the UFC’s The Ultimate Fighter Team GSP vs. Team Koscheck reality show and made it to the semi-final round where he lost a razor thin split decision to Michael Johnson. Phan has an official record of...

Oct 15, 2012 12:32 pm

TUF Coach Nelson: “I think me and Dana are going to fight” | UFC NEWS

“I think me and Dana are gonna fight, I think I even offered. We’ll handle it like men, like everybody else. But at the end of the day, Dec. 15th I’m fighting Shane Carwin. He’s going to settle his beef with me and I’m gonna squash the juice with him. Pretty much if the fight...

Oct 15, 2012 12:26 pm

Jon Jones Open To TUF Coaching Gig, But Not Against Daniel Cormier | UFC NEWS

“I’d be interested in a TUF season in the future, but it’d take the right opponent. As far as Daniel Cormier saying he wants to coach against me, he would want that, wouldn’t he? He’s relatively unknown, I want to do it when the fans are aware of both guys, and when it’s spunky and...

Oct 15, 2012 6:30 am

VIDEO | Michael Bisping Feels Sorry For “Mayhem” Miller | UFC NEWS

As it would seem, “The Count” is not without a heart after all. In this featured video clip Bisping weighs in on the current state of his former foe, Jason “Mayhem” Miller and admits to feeling bad for “The Bully Beatdown” host. “Mayhem” was recently arrested in Orange County, California for vandalizing a church and...