Archive: ufc

Jul 31, 2012 7:50 am

Bader Relishes The Role Of Underdog Going Into Machida Bout | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Ryan Bader comments in an interview with MMAWeekly. Bader faced the current Light-Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones at UFC 126 and was finished in the first round. Following the loss he faced Tito Ortiz at UFC 132 and was heavily favored to beat Ortiz however Ortiz managed to upset the odds and finished...

Jul 31, 2012 1:15 am

Jon Fitch vs. Erick Silva In The Works For UFC 153 In Rio | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Jon Fitch vs. Erick Silva in the works for UFC 153 in Rio. Ariel Helwani revealed via his official Twitter account that both fighters have verbally agreed to the bout. Fitch is coming off a loss to Johny Hendricks at UFC 141 where he was knocked out in the first round. Prior...

Jul 30, 2012 3:42 pm

Dana White Confirms Shogun Rua vs. Brandon Vera Winner Gets Title Shot | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Dana White announced today during a media conference call that the winner of the UFC On FOX 4 main event will be the next man to challenge for the UFC Light-Heavyweight Title. The bout will be contested between Shogun Rua and Brandon Vera. Shogun was defeated by Jones at UFC 128 and...

Jul 30, 2012 10:00 am

VIDEO | Shogun vs Vera Road to the Octagon | UFC NEWS

This weekend on FOX four UFC light-heavyweight fighters will try to earn a shot at the sports most coveted crown. In this hour-long special UFC and FOX take you on an inside look at the training camp and lives of these four athletes. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Jul 30, 2012 7:36 am

Thiago Silva Leaves ATT For Blackzilians | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Earlier today TATAME reported that UFC Light-Heavyweight Thiago Silva has left American Top Team. Silva has moved to the Blackzilian camp a team full of Brazilian fighters and the likes of Alistair Overeem and Rashad Evans a former opponent who defeated Silva at UFC 108. Silva was defeated in his last bout...

Jul 30, 2012 1:08 am

Weidman Thinks Anderson Is Trying To Avoid Him | "It’s like they’re trying to avoid my name being mentioned at all" | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Middleweight Contender Chris Weidman in an interview with MMAWeekly. Chris Weidman upset the odds at UFC on Fuel TV: Munoz vs. Weidman defeating Mark Munoz in dominant fashion. After the bout Weidman called out UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva however Silva’s management have been dismissive of Weidman’s challenges labelling him a joke...

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 29, 2012 4:27 am

Video | Frankie Edgar 155 Reasons Episode Five | Wrestling vs. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, The Frankie Edgar Series | UFC News

Gaspari TV presents 155 Reasons, the Frankie Edgar series Episode V – Wrestling vs. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. In an exclusive interview with Mike Straka, Frankie discusses the difference between Wrestling and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Renzo Gracie NY instructor John Danaher, Toms River East High School Wrestling Coach Warren Reid, Coach Ricardo Almeida, Rutgers Wrestling Coach...

Jul 29, 2012 3:06 am

Video | UFC: Shogun vs Vera Preview | UFC News

Two light heavyweight bouts will determine the next contender in the nastiest division of the UFC – don’t miss Shogun vs. Vera and Machida vs. Bader live on FOX. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Jul 28, 2012 6:20 am

Injury Update: Palhares Will Not Need Surgery For Injured Knee | UFC NEWS

Earlier this week we reported that top UFC middleweight, Rousimar Palhares, was forced out of his scheduled UFC 150 bout with Yushin Okami due to a knee injury. At the time of the report it was unclear as to the extent of the injury, however, in a recent interview with his doctor confirmed he...

Jul 28, 2012 6:00 am

Steve Mazzagatti: ‘I Don’t Work For Dana’ | UFC NEWS

“[White] has criticized us and we get a lot of criticism for not standing them up – at least I do,” Mazzagatti said in a telephone interview. “They say we let fighters lay on the ground too long and we’re not doing anything. We don’t make the rules. We enforce them. It’s not our job...

Jul 28, 2012 5:40 am

VIDEO | All Access: Ronda Rousey – Premieres Wed Aug 8th | MMA NEWS

Emmy Award-winning SHOWTIME Sports will produce a new edition of the new documentary series ALL ACCESS with an all-encompassing look at women’s mixed martial arts (MMA) sensation Ronda Rousey. The first episode will premiere on Wednesday, Aug. 8 at 9:30 p.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME®. The second episode will premiere on Wednesday, Aug. 15 at 9:30...

Jul 28, 2012 5:00 am

VIDEO | Phil Davis Stars In Latest Sprite Commercial | UFC NEWS

Sprite execs say the new campaign and tagline are meant to be broader than just basketball, allowing Sprite to hit on other teen “passion points,” such as music, skateboarding and film. In the second half of the year, the brand will be promoting a contest for film students. “We’re trying to link all of these...

Jul 27, 2012 10:14 am

UFC on FX 5 Lands Browne vs. Bigfoot as Main Event | UFC NEWS

Travis Browne may have been disappointed when his fight with Ben Rothwell was scratched for UFC on FOX 4, but it may have been a blessing. Browne has landed himself in the main event of UFC on FX 5 and standing across the Octagon will be Antonio Silva according to USA Today. Heavyweights Travis Browne...