Archive: ufc

Mar 2, 2013 7:35 pm

UFC On Fuel TV 8 Results: Kim Wins Decisive Decision Over Bahadurzada | UFC NEWS

In the opening bout of the main card a welterweight bout between Siyar Bahadurzada and Dong Hyun Kim kicked things off on FUEL TV. In the opening frame of action the two fighters engaged in a brief stand-up exchange before the Korean born fighter took the fight to the ground around the midway point where...

Mar 2, 2013 8:53 am

UFC On FUEL TV 8 Preliminary Card Results & Discussion Thread | UFC NEWS

Tonight starting at 7:30 PM ET, the UFC kicks off its UFC on FUEL TV 8 event with a five-fight preliminary card set to air on facebook.com. Use this thread to follow along with the results and discuss the fights as they go down. PRELIMINARY CARD: (Facebook, 7:30 p.m. ET) Brad Tavares def. Riki Fukuda...

Mar 2, 2013 8:42 am

Condit Would Put His Money On GSP Over Diaz | UFC NEWS

Former WEC welterweight champion and UFC interim welterweight champion, Carlos Condit, is a man who has faced both Nick Diaz and Georges St-Pierre. With a rare insight into both their styles, “The Natural Born Killer” believes that GSP will take victory at UFC !58. Here is what Condit told the good guys over at MMAInterviews:...

Mar 2, 2013 8:34 am

VIDEO: UFC on FUEL TV 8 Weigh-Ins Replay | UFC NEWS

If you missed our live broadcast of the UFC on FUEL TV 8 weigh-ins, you can catch the full replay right here using the player above. All but one fighter made their contracted weight yesterday in Saitama, Japan. Click play above and find out who struggled and who had the best staredowns.

Mar 1, 2013 10:00 pm

UFC on FUEL TV 8 Weigh-In Results: Sanchez Missed The Mark | UFC NEWS

In what will be Sanchez’s first bid back down at lightweight, following an unsuccessful title challenge against BJ Penn, Diego missed the mark and came in heavy for his fight against Takanori Gomi. The Ultimate Fighter season 1 winner, packed his bags and moved up to welterweight following his title defeat, but as of late...

Mar 1, 2013 10:43 am

Wanderlei Silva: Don’t Doubt his Chin | Editorial | UFC News

  Saturday night (Sunday, noon in Japan), Wanderlei Silva takes on the heavy-handed former Marine, Brian Stann in the same arena that former Pride middleweight champion, Silva, made a name for himself, Saitama Super Arena. The two are expected to exchange heavy shots and from most media predictions, you will find that an all out...

Mar 1, 2013 9:51 am

Western Australia Bans MMA Fighting in Cage

Effective today, March 1, 2013, Western Australia becomes the second state alongside Victoria to ban mixed martial arts fighting in a cage in Australia. First announced in January, the decision was handed down by Sport Minister Terry Waldron and WA Premier Colin Barnett, who has denounced the cage for projecting a negative image. “I think...

Mar 1, 2013 9:21 am

The Return of Mark Hunt | UFC NEWS

The “Cinderella Story” is a cliché thrown around in sports for when an athlete turns around from a career low to reach the top of his/her sport.  The term is meant to give hope and to inspire athletes to never stop working and competing.  A Cinderella athlete is one to whom fans the world over...

Mar 1, 2013 9:14 am

Stefan Struve Eyeing Title Shot With Win Over Mark Hunt | UFC NEWS

At 7 feet tall and 270 pounds, Stefan Struve is easily the largest fighter on the UFC roster. Winner of four in a row, and six of his last seven, Struve will look to extend his win streak with a victory over MMA veteran Mark Hunt in Saitama Japan this weekend. Struve believes that with...

Mar 1, 2013 9:02 am

Dan Henderson: “I’ll Fight Anyone” | UFC NEWS

“I’d consider fighting anybody. As long as I didn’t have to cut too much weight, I’d pretty much fight anybody. I just want to get back in there as soon as possible. I hated the long layoff. I want to fight any one of the top 5 guys and I know I’m capable of beating...

Feb 28, 2013 10:01 pm

Overeem’s Testosterone Levels Are Dangerously Low | UFC NEWS

Earlier this week, it was reported that Alistair Overeem’s supplemental blood test following UFC 156 brought back results not many expected: his testosterone levels were low.  The tests indicated his testosterone at 179 nanograms per deciliter, a number significantly lower than the normal 400 ng/dL. As MMAFighting.com reported, however, Nevada State Athletic Commission Executive Director,...

Feb 28, 2013 9:59 pm

EXCLUSIVE | TUF 17 Fighter Adam Cella Blogs for BJPenn.Com (Part 5) | UFC NEWS

This episode is actually one of my favorites and my reasons are explained early on. It starts with Bubba being disappointed about his loss to Kelvin, and jumps right into Josh versus Tor. Team Sonnen hints at what our entire team thought, what is Tor all about? Nobody really knew anything about him, except that...

Feb 28, 2013 9:56 pm

Brian Stann: Fight with Wanderlei is a One-Time Jump in Weight | UFC NEWS

This Saturday, Brian Stann will face MMA legend Wanderlei Silva at UFC on Fuel TV 8.  The fight against his long-time idol in the sport, however, comes with a catch: Stann will be fighting at light heavyweight. For Stann, who once held the WEC light heavyweight belt, middleweight has become his optimum weight.  He fought...

Feb 28, 2013 9:55 pm

VIDEO: Dana White UFC on FUEL TV 8 Vlog Day 1 | UFC NEWS

An enthusiastic Dana White talks UFC on Fuel TV 8, which takes place in Japan this saturday. The UFC President has hailed this weekend’s card as “The sickest card we have ever done on Fuel”. Following White’s commentary is ten minutes of behind the scenes footage from UFC 157. The card is headlined by MMA...