Archive: ufc

Sep 5, 2012 11:37 am

PHOTO | UFC 153: Aldo vs. Edgar Poster | UFC NEWS

With Aldo’s original opponent forced out of the UFC 153 main event with an injury, former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar has agreed to pack down a weight class and test his might against the divisions reigning king. UFC officials released this official poster yesterday evening.

Sep 5, 2012 11:20 am

VIDEO | Dana White "I Haven't Talked To Jon Jones Since The Incident" | UFC NEWS

The President of the UFC, Dana White, dropped by UFC Tonight to chat with Ariel Helwani about his now strained relationship with Jon Jones. After initially blaming Jones for the cancellation of UFC 151, White now reveals a surprising amount of compassion towards the polarizing light heavyweight champion.

Sep 5, 2012 10:25 am

CAST ANNOUNCED for the ultimate fighter: AUSTRALIA vs UK – The Smashes

FX and the Ultimate Fighting Championship® organization today unveiled the identities of the sixteen Australian and British mixed martial artists set to represent their nations in The Ultimate Fighter: Australia vs UK – TheSmashes. The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) finalists are among the top fighters in both nations’ lightweight and welterweight divisions, with the Australian team...

Sep 5, 2012 7:22 am

Frank Shamrock, Tim Kennedy & Matt Brown Scheduled for This Sunday's Episode of BJPenn.Com Radio

This week on Radio, hosts Mitch Ciccarelli and Bryan Levick will be joined by another all-star panel of MMA luminaries including “The Legend” Frank Shamrock, top Strikeforce middleweight and former Green Beret Tim Kennedy, and tough as nails UFC welterweight Matt Brown. Shamrock is a former UFC Middleweight Champion (Renamed the Light Heavyweight Title)...

Sep 4, 2012 11:24 am

Car Hits Jose Aldo in a Motorcycle, Champ Suffers Minor Injuries | UFC News

Fortunately MMA fans, UFC executives and the UFC featherweight champ himself, Jose Aldo walked away from a motorcycle accident with only a few minor scratches and bruises.  Aldo was reportedly traveling by motorcycle in Rio de Janeiro when a passing car struck him.  The accident is not expected to impact his upcoming title defense opposite former...

Sep 4, 2012 9:55 am

UFC Octagon Girl Arianny Celeste Drops New Music Single | UFC NEWS

The UFC’s leading lady, Arianny Celeste has put together another musical masterpiece in the form of her latest solo single, “Top of the world”. The ring girl/ calendar girl/ playboy playmate dropped the single today and you can check it out HERE, free of charge.

Sep 4, 2012 9:09 am

FIGHT VIDEO | Fighter Postures Like A Diaz, Gets KO'd In The Process | MMA NEWS

Showboating can be a valuable tool, especially in a sport where athletes have to FIGHT for the spotlight. Unfortunately, this time it went wrong. At Sunday’s Tuff-N-Uff “FestiBrawl” at the South Point Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas Carlo Junio knocked out the Diaz like Shai Lindsey after showing off in the cage. To check...

Sep 4, 2012 7:09 am

Jon Jones Talks About UFC 151 in His First Interview Since the Card was Cancelled

  In an interview MMAFighting.Com’s Ariel Helwani, UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones spoke up for the first time other than a few tweets from his Twitter account about the cancellation of UFC 151, Chael Sonnen, Dan Henderson and more. Jones begins the interview by talking about the reason he turned down the fight in...

Sep 3, 2012 2:55 pm

Machida Explains Reasons for Not Accepting Jones Fight | UFC News

  Former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida decided to turn down an offer to fight down the Jon Jones on Sept. 22.   Machida felt four weeks is an insufficient time to prepare for a fight with the current light heavyweight champion according to the press release sent out through the Black House camp.  Machida...

Sep 3, 2012 2:31 pm

Carlos Condit Ready to Spoil Silva vs GSP | UFC News

  UFC bosses Dana White and Lorenzo Fertitta states if GSP is to defeat Condit at UFC 154 on Nov. 17, 2012, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, the next logical step is a bout against Silva, the reigning middleweight kingpin.  The theory of GSP unifying the welterweight titles again and completely cleaning out the division might...

Sep 3, 2012 2:12 pm

Melendez Comes Out As Huge Favorite Over Healy I MMA News

  The best lightweight that Strikeforce has to offer opens up as a huge favorite over his next challenger. Current Strikeforce lightweight champion, Gilbert Melendez (21-2) is a -950 to +790 favorite over challenger, Pat Healy (28-16). Healy is a journeyman of MMA but has fought for Strikeforce for the last two years while compiling...

Sep 3, 2012 2:01 pm

Bisping Picks Silva Over GSP and JDS over Jones In Hypothetical Super Fights

“It is a business and I think Anderson vs. GSP would be astronomical numbers. I think Jones vs. JDS (Junior dos Santos) would be awesome too. Everyone wants to see champ vs. champ… I think Anderson beats GSP and Jon Jones; and JDS beats Jones.” In an interview with, UFC middleweight fighter Michael Bisping...

Sep 3, 2012 1:46 pm

Dos Santos: Overeem Deserves A Beating Not A Title | UFC NEWS

“If UFC wanted me to fight Overeem I’d gladly shut him up because he’s been saying a lot of crap, he’s been learning from Chael Sonnen. I’m tired of these guys who think they’re so big, so strong, so bad and that people will get frightened by them because they look bad. There’s no such...

Sep 3, 2012 11:58 am

BJPenn.Com Exclusive: Daniel Cormier on Frank Mir, Josh Barnett and Fighting in the UFC

  After Daniel Cormier defeated former UFC Heavyweight Champion Josh Barnett and captured the Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix Championship, fans and media alike knew a star was born. In his last three fights Cormier has beaten Jeff Monson, Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva and of course Barnett. Those are three fighters who have a hell of lot...

Sep 1, 2012 6:10 pm

MMA Inside the Cage 109!

This week our friends at MMA Inside the Cage have put out a great episode. Here’s what they had to say about it. This week’s episode, presented by Combat Sports Insurance, will keep you glued to the screen. We reveal the Russian-based promotion Thrones MMA, and their version of tag team mixed martial arts. It...

Sep 1, 2012 1:42 pm

VIDEO | Jon Jones Considered Paying UFC 151 Fighters Until Public Backlash | UFC NEWS

On the lastest edition of ESPN’s “MMA Live” Espn correspondent Franklin McNeal gave up some insider information about UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones. “Jon Jones felt so bad about the card being cancelled, he was willing to pay the fighters on that card their fee’s”, said McNeal. “But after all the attackes on him by...