Archive: ufc

Apr 30, 2012 5:15 am

UFC Flyweight Ian McCall Fields Fan Questions & Here Are The Highlights | UFC NEWS

By Jon Kirschner: After bouncing back from being pronounced dead and then getting released by World Extreme Cagefighting, it was easy to see why Ian McCall took the news of the loss and eventual tie with Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson in stride. UFC Flyweight Title contender Ian McCall has made the most of the second...

Apr 30, 2012 5:00 am

Anderson Silva Is A Dream Fight For Strikeforce MW Champ Luke Rockhold

By Lewis Mckeever: The American Kickboxing Academy representative and Strikeforce Middleweight champion Luke Rockhold is on a quest to capture UFC gold. Bursting with confidence, the 27 year old has collated together an impressive 9-1 record in Mixed Martial Arts, with wins against established and seasoned competitors. Claiming the Strikeforce Middleweight championship from Brazilian Jujitsu...

Apr 29, 2012 12:58 pm

Sizing Up Jon Jones And Anderson Silva | UFC NEWS

By Evan Stoumbelis: There has been a lot of talk about Jon Jones and Anderson Silva.  Who is the better fighter and who would win if the two men were to fight?  One thing is for sure, if this fight does happen, which given the attention it has received it just might, it could very...

Apr 28, 2012 12:41 pm

The Biggest Loser Of The Overeem Fiasco? No question, Cain Velasquez.

By David Park Earlier this week former heavyweight title contender, Alistair Overeem was officially denied a license to fight in the state of Nevada due to a failed random drug test. Before that though, UFC president Dana White removed him from the main event of UFC 146 against champ Junior Dos Santos. Replacing Overeem is...

Apr 27, 2012 6:45 pm

Okami vs. Cane | UFC 150 in Denver August 11

By Lorenzo Luciano: UFC 150 is officially headed to Denver’s Pepsi Center with a new middleweight bout added to the card between Yushin Okami and Brazilian Luiz Cane. The bout was confirmed by UFC officials with the Denver Post. Yushin Okami is a Japanese mixed martial artist with a record of 26 wins and 7...

Apr 27, 2012 3:53 pm

Dan Hardy Blog | "Why I Hate Playing The Waiting Game"

By Lewis Mckeever: With just four weeks remaining until UFC 146, brash Brit Dan Hardy couldn’t be more eager to step inside the octagon and trade blows with Duane “Bang” Ludwig. British publication “The Mirror” reveals the physical and psychological torment Hardy has had to endure in an effort to re-establish himself as a welterweight...

Apr 27, 2012 1:00 pm

Ronda Rousey enters the TUF Live House | TUF live tonight at 10PM ET.

Ronda Rousey, the Strikeforce champion will be joining the TUF live house on Friday April 27th, 2012. The Show airs at 10 pm ET. on the FX channel. She will be the first woman to be appearing on the show. Ronda tweeted the following this morning; Ronda Rousey ‏  Dont forget”@InsideTUF:What happens when a girl enters...

Apr 26, 2012 4:02 pm

Video | Junior Dos Santos Vs Frank Mir Trailer | NickTheFace

By Lewis Mckeever: He’s back. Youtube fan favourite Nicktheface has pumped out yet another exceptional piece of UFC propaganda, with his trailer for the upcoming heavyweight clash between Junior Dos Santos and Frank Mir. The Pulp Fiction reference intertwined with Dos Santos’ segment was worthy of applause. If you weren’t already psyched up for UFC...

Apr 26, 2012 3:14 pm

Title Shot On The Line Against Jim Miller, Says Nate Diaz

By Lewis Mckeever: According to Stockton’s own Nate Diaz, his upcoming bout with lightweight brute Jim Miller may propose title shot implications: “That’s what I was told was happening. I don’t see who else would get a title shot”. While Dana White shied away from any lightweight contender talk during the recent UFC on FOX...

Apr 25, 2012 4:15 pm

Video | Chuck Liddell would consider return to fighting if offered a title shot

By Lewis Mckeever: With Jon Jones continuing to grow and evolve at such a frenetic pace, I’m reluctant to think that many of the prospects included in the UFC light heavyweight roster are chomping at the bit to get their hands on the current champ. Legendary hall of famer Chuck Liddell however, recently flirted with...

Apr 25, 2012 7:43 am

VIDEO | Awesomely Awkward Fighter Interviews From UFC 145

By Lewis Mckeever: Step aside Ariel Helwani, because there’s a new sheriff in town. Creative Loafing’s Joeff Davis incorporates his own unique journalistic flair into the fighter-press interactive experience. Davis injects some refreshing humour into the UFC 145 pre-fight press bombardment, interviewing a range of fighters who participated at the event. Rashad Evans, Matt Brown,...

Apr 24, 2012 4:42 pm

Exclusive: UFC Fighter Roland Delorme talks TUF and UFC on FOX 3

Only three weeks away from UFC on Fox 3, the organization announced that Johnny Bedford had been forced to withdraw from his scheduled bantamweight bout with Nick Denis due to an injury.  Filling the vacant spot left by Bedford will be none other than TUF 14 alumni, Roland Delorme. Delorme is coming off a submission victory...

Apr 24, 2012 9:26 am

Video | Stephan Bonnar challenges Forrest Griffin, weighs in on Overeem

By Lewis Mckeever: Last night’s episode of Inside MMA featured long time UFC slugger, Stephan Bonnar. Always animated with his persona, “The American Psycho” uttered some daring remarks concerning Alistair Overeem and former long-time foe, Forrest Griffin. Bonnar jokingly weighed in on Overeem’s current PED fiasco, describing The Reem as 17 times the man he...

Apr 23, 2012 5:09 pm

Gonazaga Fills UFC 146, Void Set To Face Roy Nelson | UFC NEWS

By Jonathan Kirschner: The deck has been shuffled and yet another change has been made to the UFC 146 main card. After results from Alistair Overeem’s drug test came back with escalated levels of testosterone (14:1), the hype behind UFC 146 was in jeopardy. Dana White announced on Friday night that Frank Mir would be...

Apr 23, 2012 8:46 am

Natasha Wicks | Former UFC Ring Girl Now Olympic Hopeful

By Jamie McAllister: The one time UFC ring girl Natasha Wicks comments on getting over a devastating tailbone injury and making a return to running in an interview with LasVegasSun.com. “It was bad enough to where it took me a whole season to have it completely realigned, and after that I was dealing with a...

Apr 20, 2012 5:20 am

Nothing Is Certain For UFC Brazil, Venue Switch On The Horizon?

By Dustin Moore: Unforeseen complications have left the highly anticipated rematch between Anderson Silva and Chael Sonnen in jeopardy. The UFC may have to move the event move from a soccer stadium in Rio (Which has the capacity to hold 80,000 fans, making this the biggest event in UFC history) to the MGM grand in...

Apr 18, 2012 8:27 pm

VIDEO | Welcome To The "Blackzilian" Camp, An Inside Look

By Lorenzo Luciano: This week the “UFC Ultimate Insider” on “UFC on Fuel TV” took an insider look at the progression of the “Blackzilians”, located in Boca Raton, Florida. The name stems from the group originally being made up of ‘Black’ and ‘Brazilian’ men. The show demonstrates how they are a dedicated group, working together...

Apr 18, 2012 5:17 pm

Bisping says he would've stopped Sonnen had their fight been five rounds

By Evan Stoumbelis: Middleweight Michael ‘the count’ Bisping said the following in a recent interview: “I think Chael will out-wrestle Anderson and beat him this time, and then I’ll get the rematch with Chael considering how close our fight was. If I had Chael over five rounds, I’d definitely beat him. In that last fight,...

Apr 18, 2012 11:49 am

Johnny Bedford out Roland Delorme in at UFC on FOX 3

By Chris Taylor: A bantamweight fight between Johnny Bedford and Nick Denis was set to take place at UFC on FOX 3. However, Johnny Bedford has been forced off the card. Replacing him will be fellow bantamweight Roland Delorme. Roland Delorme most recently fought at The Ultimate Fighter 14 Finale, where he scored a 3rd...

Apr 17, 2012 5:56 pm

Jens Pulver Makes Hosting Debut | "Just Scrap" Radio Show Starts with A Little Evil!

By Chris Taylor: The BJPENN.com ‘Just Scrap’ radio show made it’s much anticipated premier this afternoon. The surprise host of the show was none other than former UFC Lightweight Champion, Jens ‘Little Evil’ Pulver. As we already knew, the inaugural guest was 2x UFC Champion BJ Penn. Jens and BJ are no strangers to each...

Apr 16, 2012 12:03 pm

Rashad Evans is the underdog against Jones | But is he underrated?

By Lorenzo Luciano: Let us put aside for this fight analysis, all of the former teammate issues that have been headlining the upcoming fight between current UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and number one contender Rashad Evans. Jon Jones is without a doubt one of the hottest and most talented fighters to come into...

Apr 16, 2012 11:37 am

Fighting teammates | Why Evans vs. Jones should not have happened

By Lorenzo Luciano: The next UFC pay per view event set to air on April 21, 2012 at the Philips Arena in Atlanta Georgia between former teammates Jon Jones and Rashad Evans has been tainted by an ongoing dispute between the two fighters. It is an unwritten rule in MMA that teammates do not fight...

Apr 15, 2012 1:04 pm

Dana White Breaks Silence On Overeem | Too Mad To Discuss Details

By Evan Stoumbelis: After Alistair Overeem failed his random screening for PED’s last week with elevated testosterone levels of 14:1 which exceeds the maximum ratio of 6:1 everyone has put forth their opinion, and there has been talk of who will be Overeem’s replacement should the NSAC not allow him to fight. The one man...

Apr 14, 2012 1:29 pm

Dennis Siver Emerges Victorious In Featherweight Debut Over Diego Nunes

By Evan Stoumbelis: Cutting 10 pounds, missing weight, and #9 ranked featherweight Diego Nunes couldn’t hinder Dennis Siver in his debut bout at the 145 pound division. In round 1 Siver comes out and establishes octagon control, as Nunes circles around the outside, they get within striking range as both men throw head kicks that...