Archive: ufc

Nov 5, 2014 1:47 pm

Rockhold Describes Near Death Surfing Incident

“Getting trapped under water and feeling that sensation of almost drowning, while getting tossed around… that’s not a good feeling. That’s a scary situation. 100 percent, I’m not scared in the Octagon. There’s a little anxiety, but in the ocean, you have no control out there. In a fight I don’t get scared, I might...

Nov 5, 2014 1:39 pm

Dan Hardy: ‘Pearson Is The U.K.’s Best Chance’

“Pearson for my money is the best chance the UK has right now of clinching a UFC title. His career has been a great learning experience for him thus far and at only 30 years old the Sunderland, England native has plenty of time.” “He is improving from fight to fight and over the next...

Nov 5, 2014 12:55 pm

TUF 20 Fighter Felice Herrig’s MMA ‘Creep Tweet Of The Day’

One of the UFC’s most fan friendly athletes, Felice Herrig, has had her fair share of creepy social media come-ons. And when she gets them she shares. Here’s the latest: #creepymessageoftheday A photo posted by @feliceherrig on Oct 10, 2014 at 3:02pm PDT

Nov 5, 2014 10:26 am

Replay! Fabricio Werdum Submits Fedor Emelianenko (Full Fight)

Sealing his Strikeforce debut with a KO punch, former PRIDE heavyweight champion Fedor Emelianenko aims to continue his incredible 27 fight unbeaten streak against BJJ blackbelt Fabricio Werdum who has won three straight fights in Strikeforce. Don’t miss Werdum’s upcoming fight at UFC 180 against Mark Hunt for the interim heavyweight title.

Nov 5, 2014 10:06 am

QUICK TWITT: Zingano trains with a legend

UFC women’s bantamweight #1 contender Cat Zingano is gearing up for her UFC 184 title match against Ronda Rousey. To prepare for the bout, ‘Alpha’ is training with UFC Hall of Famer Pat Miletich, and captured a picture of the training session for her Social Media fans. Puttin in work today with #UFC hall of...

Nov 5, 2014 5:00 am

Anderson Silva Shows You How Not To Train

Atenção, a regra aqui também serve: bebeu não dirija, bebeu não bata saco. Um vídeo publicado por Anderson Silva (@spiderandersonsilva) em Out 10, 2014 at 3:20 PDT Former UFC middleweight champion, Anderson Silva, sent out this funny demonstration of how not to hit a heavy bag. Enjoy!

Nov 5, 2014 5:00 am

California Suspends, Fines Four Bellator 127 Fighters

The California State Athletic Commission has formally suspended, and fined, four Bellator 127 drug test violators for the use of banned substances during competition. Bellator 127 took place on October 3, from the Pechanga Resort & Casino. Ultimate Fighter/UFC vet Rob Emerson (pictured) was fined $2,500.00 and suspended 270 days. Nick Moghaddam was fined $1,000.00 and...

Nov 5, 2014 5:00 am

REPLAY! Greatest MMA Knee Bar Of All Time?

At Phoenix FC 1 in Overland Park, Kansas on November 1, 2014 flyweight Tyler Stokes tapped Jesse Thacher with an unholy spladle/knee bar combo you have never seen in the cage before. A spladle is a split/leg cradle from wrestling. So this is sort of split/leg cradle/knee bar, borrowing pain from multiple combat sports. –...

Nov 4, 2014 4:10 pm

McMann: ‘I’m Ronda’s hardest opponent’

“I thought that anyways. I will always be the hardest one, because I’m the hardest one for her to control. Compared to everyone else, I have the strongest wrestling background.” In a recent interview with FOX Sports, former UFC title challenger, Sara McMann discussed her matchup style with the champ, Ronda Rousey. The two females...

Nov 4, 2014 3:44 pm

King Mo: “They should make a book called ‘Where’s Rampage?’”

“I ain’t seen him around. I think he’s retired. I think he’s done. I really don’t care about it. I want to fight him, but I don’t think he wants to fight me. They should make a book called ‘Where’s Rampage?’” In a recent interview with, King “Mo” Lawal discussed his rivalry with former...

Nov 4, 2014 12:41 pm

Josh Barnett and Mirko Cro Cop set for Inoki Bom-Ba-Ye 2014 in Japan

A current UFC and former UFC heavyweight have been added to Inoki Bom-Ba-Ye 2014, an event that takes place on Dec. 31, inside Ryogoku Kokugikan in Tokyo, Japan. Before you get to excited, you may want to know that the two fan favorites will not be fighting. Well, Cro Cop will be fighting, just not...

Nov 4, 2014 12:34 pm

BISPING EXPOSED? Rockhold Says, Yes

Luke Rockhold wants you to dislike Michael Bisping as much as he does. What u don't see. Bisping being his usual prick self, snapping on the camera man for doing his job as we square off. — Luke Rockhold (@LukeRockhold) November 2, 2014

Nov 4, 2014 12:09 pm

CONFIRMED! GSP’s UFO Did Exist, Event Did Happen

Do they walk among us? Or in this case, fly around us. Long time UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre is a believer in the extraterrestrial. So much so that he believes he may have had his memory erased by those little green fellows. Check that part out here. So he’s crazy right? We can...

Nov 3, 2014 8:32 pm

REPLAY! Watch Ross Pearson KO Gray Maynard

In case you weren’t excited enough to see Ross Pearson fight Al Iaquinta this Friday on UFC Fight Pass at UFC Fight Night Sydney, the UFC has posted the following video on their official Instagram of Pearson finishing Gray Maynard back in August. #UFCSydney: Rockhold vs Bisping @RossTheRealDeal vs Iaquinta Friday, Nov.7 10pm ET |...

Nov 3, 2014 8:25 pm

PHOTO | Khabib Nurmagomedov Enjoys Las Vegas

UFC lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov hit up Las Vegas with some friends to visit the Stratosphere observation deck. Nurmagomedov is currently in Vegas under the care of the UFC’s knee surgeon, who is aiding ‘The Eagle’ in rehabbing his knee after tearing his meniscus earlier this year. Stratosphere thriller rides In Las Vegas A photo posted...

Nov 3, 2014 8:20 pm

PHOTO | Eddie Alvarez Wife Has Baby Girl

UFC lightweight Eddie Alvarez’ wife had a baby girl yesterday night. Eddie posted a photo on Instagram of his newborn baby daughter. My Princess has arrived !!!!!!!! Very Eventful Day , Jamie made it look easy … Tuff Tuff Alvarez Women !! A photo posted by Eddie Alvarez (@ealvarezfight) on Nov 11, 2014 at 5:48pm PST...

Nov 3, 2014 8:15 pm

Sokoudjou Calls Out Houston Alexander In The Best Way Possible

What better way to call out a fighter than to hold a contest for the best photoshopped image of that fighter? There isn’t one! That’s why Sokoudjou took to the UnderGround to hold a contest for the best photoshopped image of Houston Alexander, who Sokoudjou says has been ducking him for some time now. Check...

Nov 3, 2014 8:05 pm

Nate Marquardt Explains How Anderson Silva Intimidated Him

Nate Marquardt is currently gearing up for his UFC 182 bout against Brad Tavares in what is a pivotal middleweight matchup for Marquardt. After going 0-2 in his most recent stint with the UFC, Marquardt went back up to middleweight, where he submitted James Te Huna in the 1st round of their main event bout...

Nov 3, 2014 7:45 pm

Rockhold Promises To Finish Bisping In One Round

In a video released by the UFC featuring Luke Rockhold doing live cage-side commentary on Michael Bisping’s UFC Macau win over Cung Le, he promises to finish Bisping in one round. Check it out: Rockhold will have a chance to make good on his promise this Friday when he meets Bisping in the main event...

Nov 3, 2014 7:33 pm

‘Inside MMA’ Moving To New Friday Night Time Slot

AXS TV’s ‘Inside MMA’, which is hosted by Bas Rutten and Kenny Rice, will be moving to a new timeslot on Friday night at 9:30 PT. AXS TV explained in a press release obtained by MMAJunkie that the time shift will give the hosts a chance to breakdown fights from earlier in the night that...

Nov 3, 2014 5:46 pm

Paulo Filho To Undergo Second Surgery After Being Shot

Paulo Filho was shot in Brazil last week, and was forced to undergo surgery on October 29th, five days after the incident occurred. Filho spoke to MMAFighting to discuss the details about the incident that saw him get shot in the leg, and the surgery he will be undergoing on Thursday. “They will insert a...

Nov 3, 2014 5:32 pm

PHOTO | Arianny Celeste Stuns In Puerto Rico

UFC Octagon girl Arianny Celeste posted the following photo on her Instagram of herself exploring Puerto Rico, and looking gorgeous while doing so! Check it out: Exploring #puertorico #BacardiTriangle #spon

Nov 3, 2014 5:13 pm

Rory MacDonald Admits He Wants To Emulate Conor McGregor

The hype surrounding Conor McGregor is undeniable. McGregor, who is currently on a 12-fight winning streak, is 5-0 in the UFC, and should he defeat Dennis Siver at UFC Fight Night Boston in January, will likely face Jose Aldo for the featherweight championship. McGregor has an extremely unique, and impressive style of standup, one that...

Nov 3, 2014 4:57 pm

Rory MacDonald Is A Fan Of Ronda Rousey, But Not WMMA

Top ranked UFC welterweight Rory MacDonald admits that he isn’t a huge fan of women’s MMA (WMMA), however even MacDonald cant help but be a fan of Ronda Rousey. He spoke to Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour to discuss his viewepoint: “I don’t know what it is. I find it that they fight with...

Nov 3, 2014 4:49 pm

Rockhold Slams Bisping, Says He’s In For A Rude Awakening

Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping don’t face off in the Octagon until this Saturday, but have continued to trade verbal shots at one another. In a recent conference call with media members, which was transcribed by MMAWeekly, Rockhold slammed Bisping for breaking the golden rule of ‘not discussing what happens in the gym publicly’. “The...

Nov 3, 2014 4:38 pm

Rousey Slams Cyborg, Wants Her Charged With Homicide

Despite Cris Cyborg’s attempt to make 135 pounds to eventually fight UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, which was brought to a halt when Cyborg tore a ligament in her ankle, Ronda Rousey took a verbal shot at Cris Cyborg. Rousey spoke to Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour to discuss why she believes Cyborg...

Nov 3, 2014 4:31 pm

Poirier Believes He Can Still Beat McGregor, Claims He Just “Got Caught”

Dustin Poirier is coming off of a KO loss to Conor McGregor at UFC 178, where he was TKO’d in the first round. Leading up to the bout, McGregor and Poirier were trading verbal blows back and forth, which Poirier says adds to the disappointment of the loss. He spoke to Ariel Helwani on The...

Nov 3, 2014 4:21 pm

Vadim Finkelchtein Claims UFC Never Offered Fedor A Specific Deal

Fedor Emelianenko is considered by many the greatest MMA fighter of all time. What makes that title even more incredible is that Emelianenko never fought in the UFC. It had long been rumored that Emelianenko was in contract negotiations with the UFC to fight Brock Lesnar, however a deal was never reached, leaving many MMA...