Archive: ufc champions

Nov 30, 2013 8:36 am

.gif | Arlovski Finished Kraniotakes Last Night In Belarus

Former UFC heavyweight champion, Andrei Arlovski went under the radar last night in his return to MMA Action. The Team JAckson fighter took out Andreas Kraniotakes via TKO at Fight Nights: “Battle in Minsk” from his hometown of Belarus. Arlovski improved his win streak to two with this most recent victory. Here’s the highlight:

Nov 28, 2013 8:40 am

Coach: Anthony Pettis Won’t Fight For 8 More Months

“The injury occurred in the title fight in Milwaukee against Benson Henderson. Anthony checked a low kick and the kick slid up and popped his knee. He did some rehab and recovery after the fight, and it looked like that was going to be enough and he was on pace to recover. Unfortunately he took...

Nov 22, 2013 9:14 am

QUICK TWITT | Sonnen: ‘Anthony Pettis Would Smash GSP’

UFC mouthpiece Chael Sonnen is a loyal,outspoken ambassador, not only for his employer, but also for his management team MMA Inc. Part of that same MMA Inc. roster is UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis. The two fighters bonded when Wanderlei Silva tried to jump Sonnen at a public signing. It was then that, Anthony Pettis...

Nov 11, 2013 9:13 am

Dana White: ‘Jon Jones Sounds Worried About Gustafsson Rematch’

By Evan Stoumbelis Dana White responded to UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones’ comments about the UFC giving Alexander Gustafsson an easy fight to protect the rematch between Gustafsson and Jones by saying: “Jon, I love you, but you’re not a matchmaker. Fight your fight, he’ll fight his fight, and don’t worry about it.” “It...

Oct 5, 2013 12:39 pm

Jon Jones The GOAT at Light Heavyweight? Dana White Says ‘YES’

For over a decade the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s light-heavyweight division has been the promotions marquee weight class. Having cultivated stars the likes of Tito Ortiz, Randy Couture, Rampage Jackson and Chuck Liddell, the 205 pound king is often considered the sports biggest star. The man who currently wears the crown is a young phenom who,...

Jan 11, 2013 12:05 pm

Velasquez Responds To Boxer Fury’s Challenge, Talks Overeem & More | UFC NEWS

UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez touches on two hot topics surrounding his name. The first of which comes way of the video post above where the champ discusses the PED testing and alleged use by Alistair Overeem. The second comes way of an ESPN article where he responds to the highly publicized challenges coming out...

Jan 10, 2013 11:31 am

Ready For Featherweight Debut, Edgar Already Within Weight Range | UFC NEWS

In a recent interview with Las Vegas Weekly, former UFC lightweight champion, Frankie Edgar answered a few key questions about his upcoming opponent, Jose Aldo. You’ve never fought at 145 pounds before. Are you worried about the weight cut? Will you do a test cut to make sure you can make it down without a...

Dec 19, 2012 11:42 am

Trainer: Frankie Edgar Could Be The First Ever Three-Division Champ | UFC NEWS

“He is one of the best true pound-for-pound fighters that isn’t afraid to go up in weight classes. He’ll fight anybody anytime. Two weight classes up, one weight class up. For me, I’d love for him to take a shot, I mean, we definitely have to worry about Jose now, it’s the only thing, that’s...

Dec 12, 2012 11:52 am

Jon Jones Discusses Eventual Move To The UFC’s Heavyweight Division | UFC NEWS

“I definitely have goals to compete at heavyweight and obviously go for the championship,” Jones said in the chat last Saturday evening. “But it’s a ways away. Right now I’m cutting weight more efficiently, trying to eat smarter and do things better and the weight cuts are getting easier so, heavyweight might be a ways...

Nov 28, 2012 10:10 am

VIDEO | UFC champ Jon Jones on Extreme Makeover: Home Edition | UFC NEWS

“I feel absolutely phenomenal about helping Daniel (from Restoration House) help these single moms. I’m sure they’re going through a lot, not knowing where their food is coming from or how they’re gonna provide for their children. It’s a great feeling, better than winning any championship.”

Nov 27, 2012 2:45 pm

Ten Best – BJ Penn’s Most Memorable Moments | UFC NEWS

On December 8th, former UFC welterweight and lightweight champion BJ Penn returns to the Octagon to battle young gun Rory MacDonald. It’s the latest big fight for “The Prodigy” and one which may very well join the fights below as a defining moment in his storied career. Caol Uno – November 2, 2001 – UFC...

Nov 26, 2012 10:12 am

Silva Coach Discusses Gameplanning For Jon Jones | UFC NEWS

The world wants Anderson Silva to face on of his divisional neighbors and prove his dominance over other champions. On one side you have Georges St-Pierre and on the other it’s Jon Jones. While most of the attention and focus is on a GSP vs. Silva super fight, X-Gym coach, Josuel Distak briefly discussed a...

Nov 21, 2012 9:59 am

Betting Odds: Anderson Silva Opens Up As Favorite Over GSP | UFC NEWS

The proposed “Super Fight” between Anderson Silva and Georges St-Pierre isn’t even booked yet. True, it is on the UFC’s radar, but according to UFC President Dana White it hasn’t even hit the negotiations phase yet. With so much talk of the fight happening next year odds makers have set a betting line for the...

Nov 21, 2012 9:49 am

Rashad Evans: I Think GSP Beats Anderson Silva | UFC NEWS

“Oh yeah, I definitely think he has a shot against Anderson. One thing about Anderson is this right here: Anderson’s a great fighter, but one thing with Anderson is that he has such a problem with defending the takedown. And then on the ground even sometimes he allows people to advance position way too much.”...

Nov 21, 2012 9:44 am

Hendricks: GSP Can’t Take Me Down | UFC NEWS

“Well I’m not as good as Anderson, but I believe I have what it takes to beat GSP. I’m a wrestler, I’ve been wrestling since I was five. And, they say that’s what GSP is the strongest at and also I have knockout power. I can lay anybody out at any given moment. The only...

Nov 21, 2012 9:15 am

Benson Henderson Details Training In The Cage For Diaz Trash Talk | UFC NEWS

“We’re definitely trying to prepare for his physical tools, his long reach, his boxing style that he has. But, the biggest thing we’ve had trouble with, to be honest, is we’ve been having my teammates talking trash inside the Octagon, and have me stay calm and not be worked up. I was having a hard...