Archive: ufc

Dec 13, 2012 1:02 pm

Salary Report: Shogun & Penn Top UFC on FOX 5 Paydays | UFC NEWS

The list of UFC on FOX 5 disclosed fighter salaries has been released and topping the list is Mauricio “Shogun” Rua, who suffered a defeat in the evenings co-main event against Alexander Gustafsson. Right on the heels of Shogun’s $175,000 reported base pay is BJ Penn who took home a disclosed amount of $150,000.00 for...

Dec 13, 2012 12:53 pm

UFC on FOX 5 Medical Suspensions Report: 13 Combatants Forced On The Sidelines | UFC NEWS

Last weekend’s UFC on FOX 5 event was filled with non-stop, wall-to-wall action. However, all that blood, sweat and tears wasn’t without consequence. 13 UFC on FOX 5 fighters have received medical suspensions ranging from a mere 7 days and going up to indefinite 60 day suspensions. The list of medical suspensions is as follows:...

Dec 13, 2012 12:34 pm

James Te Huna vs Ryan Jimmo Added To UFC on FUEL TV 7 | UFC NEWS

Ryan Jimmo is hoping to keep a 17 straight winning streak alive when he faces James Te Huna at UFC on Fuel 7 in London, England. Te Huna has earned 3 straight W’s opposite Ricardo Romero, Aaron Rosa and most recently Joey Beltran at his last fight in July. Ryan Jimmo made his UFC debut...


Dec 13, 2012 12:30 pm

Edwards vs. Nelson Set For UFC on FUEL TV 7 | UFC NEWS

A welterweight contest between Justin Edwards and Gunnar Nelson has been booked for the UFC’s February trip to London. UFC officials announced the bout earlier today. UFC on FUEL TV 7 is set to go down at the famous Wembley Arena in London, England on February 16th. At the time of this report it was...

Dec 13, 2012 11:46 am

Mir Blames Injury On Shoe Type, Willing To Make Good On Cormier Fight | UFC NEWS

“You know, through training really difficult for the fight, couple maneuvers we were doing, plyometrics and what not, I guess I stepped wrong, kinda had the wrong shoes on I think, that day. I wasn’t going to skip training and ended up slicing my meniscus on my other leg, that was the good knee, so...

Dec 12, 2012 7:23 pm

Brian Stann vs. Wanderlei Silva Slated for UFC on FUEL TV 8 | UFC news

  It appears that Brian Stann’s next opponent will be Wanderlei Silva. As confirmed by Diego Sanchez when I asked who Stann’s next opponent would be and also from a tweet sent out by Strikeforce fighter Isaac Valliue-Flagg. No word on whether the fight will take place at middleweight or light-heavyweight. The fight will apparently...

Dec 12, 2012 11:56 am

Condit Shares Just Two Words For MacDonald: “I’m in” | UFC NEWS

Following his UFC on FOX 5 victory, Rory MacDonald, took to the mic and sent out a challenge to the only man to defeat him, Carlos Condit. During last night’s “UFC Tonight” broadcast on FUEL TV, reporter, Ariel Helwani relayed a message to MacDonald from Condit: “I’m in.” That’s all Carlos Condit said. He said...

Dec 12, 2012 11:52 am

Jon Jones Discusses Eventual Move To The UFC’s Heavyweight Division | UFC NEWS

“I definitely have goals to compete at heavyweight and obviously go for the championship,” Jones said in the chat last Saturday evening. “But it’s a ways away. Right now I’m cutting weight more efficiently, trying to eat smarter and do things better and the weight cuts are getting easier so, heavyweight might be a ways...

Dec 12, 2012 11:41 am

Belfort Believes Anderson Silva Takes Jon Jones Out On The Feet | UFC NEWS

“Anderson vs. GSP is meaningless. It would make sense if Anderson fought Jon Jones. Anderson is a fighter at another level. I’m not underestimating Jones but appraising Anderson. He’s one of the best that has existed, I always thought it.” “It is very nice to see his success. I know what he has gone through....

Dec 12, 2012 11:29 am

Mark Hominick Retires From Mixed Martial Arts Competition | UFC NEWS

“I truly got to live my passion and follow my dreams by competing in mixed martial arts, especially under the Zuffa banner, but UFC 154, that’s the last fight I’ll be in the octagon, as I’m retiring and looking to move on to the next phase of my career. As a family, I have young...

Dec 12, 2012 11:12 am

VIDEO | Dana White: “This is the Ronda Rousey Show” | UFC NEWS

“I’m putting my toe in the water, and I’m checking it out,” said White. “There’s no doubt, for people who say, ‘Oh, this is the Ronda Rousey show,’ f—— right it is. You’re absolutely right. I’m not trying to shy away from that and say, ‘Oh no, we’re getting into women’s MMA.’ This is the...

Dec 12, 2012 11:07 am

Mousasi: I don’t believe I ever trained for a fight | MMA NEWS

“I was overstrained, not motivated, not training well. I think that had something to do with it. This year-layoff got me hungry again and I’m training really good now. I think, it was good (the layoff), I’m making it a positive thing. I was just fighting. I won the belt in DREAM, I won the...

Dec 12, 2012 10:43 am

Exclusive: Liz Carmouche Talks UFC 157 Bout Against Ronda Rousey

  On February 23rd in Anaheim, CA history will be made as two women will fight inside the famed Octagon for the first time in the organizations history. Ronda Rousey the first ever UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion will defend her title against former Strikeforce/Invicta FC fighter Liz Carmouche. Regardless of the outcome, fifty years from...

Dec 11, 2012 5:06 pm

UFC ON Fox 5 Ratings Peak At Nearly 6 Million Viewers

  A average of 4.4 million viewers tuned in the Saturday’s UFC on FOX 5 event broadcast for a 5 share having FOX in the top spot among adults ages 18-49 according to TVbytheNumbers  though the numbers are not official.  An improvement from UFC on FOX 4 (August)  and UFC on FOX 3 (May). Each of...

Dec 11, 2012 4:56 pm

Jon Jones says he isn’t afraid of Anderson Silva

By Evan Stoumbelis As an MMA fan it would be nearly impossible not to hear all the talk of a potential superfight between Anderson Silva, and either Jon Jones or Georges St. Pierre. Jon Jones has shot down ideas of a superfight between him and Silva saying that neither of them wanted to pop the...

Dec 11, 2012 12:16 pm

Roy Nelson on VADA testing: “I’m just trying to clean up the sport.” | UFC News

Roy “Big Country”  Nelson has quest to make VADA testing more mainstream within the sport. He spoke with Steph Daniels last week when the Volunteer Anti-Doping Association (VADA)  proposal had been issued for 3 or 4 days with this to say: Lack of response from Mitrione on VADA testing proposal: “He told me, when we were on...

Dec 11, 2012 11:26 am

Mitrione Denied VADA Testing Only Due To Inconvenience | UFC NEWS

“Roy asked me, I don’t remember what day it was, whatever day it was, it was probably a week and a half something like that ago,” Mitrione said. “I just never, I had a bunch of other things going on. It felt like a little bit of a distraction, I just wasn’t able to. I...

Dec 11, 2012 11:22 am

UFC on Fox 5 Prelims On FX Draw Solid TV Audience | UFC NEWS

UFC on FOX 5 preliminary card topped the 1-million viewers mark for the 8th time.  The FX broadcast followed  prelim fight on Facebook between Scott Jorgensen and John Albert, though that fight also made it to the FX broadcast following the 6 live fights averaging  1.2 million viewers.  That’s up from the 980,000 who tuned in...

Dec 11, 2012 11:19 am

Prospect Watch | Raja Shippen Does Work In Thailand (Free Fight Video)

Orange County California plays host to some top up-and-coming talent. Raja Shippen, who trains out of Reign Training Center with Mark Munoz is a prime example of such. In his latest outing, the OC resident took to Phuket, Thailand to put his stand-out skills on display.

Dec 11, 2012 10:52 am

Afraid Of No Man: Condit Will Accept MacDonald Rematch If Asked | UFC NEWS

“Carlos Condit doesn’t back down from any man. If the UFC asks us to fight Rory MacDonald, Carlos will take the fight.” In a quick two line statement issued to MMAWeekly.com, Carlos Condit’s manager, Malki Kawa went on record and said his client would gladly accept any fight the UFC requests of him, including a...