Archive: ufc

May 1, 2012 6:50 am

UFC 150 | Jake Shields Set For Middleweight Bout Against Ed Herman | UFC NEWS

By Lewis Mckeever: Since joining forces with the UFC, Jake Shield’s welterweight stint has been some-what underwhelming. The Cesar Gracie Jiu-Jitsu student has decided to switch up his tactics and make a return to the Middleweight division, where he is slated to face “Short Fuse” Ed Herman in Denver for UFC 150. UFC kingpin Dana...

Apr 30, 2012 4:49 pm

Clay Guida Comments On Overeem Situation – Cuts "The Reem" Some Slack

By Jamie McAllister “Yeah, Alistair not knowing that there is testosterone in his vitamins, is like me not knowing what kind of conditioner I’m putting in my hair. I’m not going to put the complete blame on him, I’m going to put it on his coaches, and, maybe not his team necessarily, but his trainer...

Apr 30, 2012 4:48 pm

Report | Michael Bisping vs.Tim Boetsch Removed From UFC 148

By Jamie McAllister Michael Bisping vs. Tim Boetsch rumoured to be moved to UFC 149. The bout being moved is due to the Sonnen & Silva bout being moved from UFC 147 – UFC 148. The UFC 148 card already has two title fights and bouts between Rich Franklin vs. Cung Le also the rubber...

Apr 30, 2012 1:54 pm

Jon Jones Has A Message For Hendo | "Let's Keep It Classy"

By Jamie McAllister “As far as Dan Henderson, I’m excited about [him], he’s a great fighter. You know, I’ve gone through a lot with Rashad as far as all of the trash talking and I really hope Dan’s listening and I really hope that Dan keeps it classy throughout this fight. I respect him as...


Apr 30, 2012 1:19 pm

Dynamic Duo | Forrest Griffin and Stephan Bonnar reminisce (Video) | UFC NEWS

By Lorenzo Luciano: On the UFC Ultimate Insider two of the most entertaining fighters in the UFC reminisce about some of their favorite moments in the UFC. The two have had incredible careers including an incredible match at the TUF 1 Finale. It was and is considered one the greatest fights in UFC history. Forest...

Apr 30, 2012 1:14 pm

Renan Barao | "My goal is to get the title and I’ll get there" | UFC NEWS

By Jamie McAllister Renan Barao in an interview with TATAME. “UFC has announced that depending on who wins this one this person can get a chance at the title, but meanwhile I’m cool. If I have to fight one more time, no problem. My goal is to get the title and I’ll get there”, said...

Apr 30, 2012 1:11 pm

Mark Bocek | | "If You Need TRT Or Medical MJ You Shouldn't Be Fighting"| UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Mark Bocek comments to MMASucka. Bocek comments on the Alistair Overeem situation and feels a year ban would have been sufficient and wants more random testing in the sport. “There’s definitely got to be some type of punishment. You can put any twist on it want. I’m no doctor I just think...

Apr 30, 2012 8:19 am

VIDEO | UFC on FOX 3: The Rise Of Nate Diaz | UFC NEWS

By Jamie McAllister Nate Diaz in an interview before his bout with Jim Miller at UFC on FOX. Nate Diaz talks about how he began training and his journey to winning The Ultimate Fighter. Cesar Gracie & Nick Diaz also comment on Nate.

Apr 30, 2012 8:14 am

Video | Urijah Faber's Book "The Law of the Rings" | UFC NEWS

By Lynn Mitchell: Uriah Faber “The California Kid” Faber’s book The Law of the Rings is scheduled to be released on May 22, 2012.  He’s currently a coach in The Ultimate Fighter, a former featherweight champ in World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC) and has a UFC 148 trilogy bout against Dominic Cruz for the UFC bantamweight title on...

Apr 30, 2012 6:15 am

MMA in the Olympics | Will It Happen? | MMA NEWS

By Evan Stoumbelis: I saw a story yesterday about why MMA would never be in the Olympics.  Saddened, I thought about why MMA couldn’t be in the Olympics and what would have to be done in order for MMA to get their. After counteracting as many arguments as possible, I realized that MMA has come...

Apr 30, 2012 5:30 am

Brock Lesnar's Losing Streak Continues

By Chris Taylor: For the first time since March 2004, Brock Lesnar returned to the ring in the WWE. His opponent was John Cena in an extreme rules match in the main event of the Extreme Rules pay-per-view. Lesnar came out wearing some familiar gear (MMA shorts and MMA gloves) to go along with his...

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...