Archive: ufc news

Nov 15, 2012 1:02 pm

Cung Le Reflects On Franklin Bout: It Wasn’t A Lucky Punch

“I just didn’t know what to say at the moment. I really like Rich as a person, and I was happy and sad at the same time during those moments immediately following the fight. I was also very concerned for him. I didn’t know what to say, so that’s what came out. If you watch...

Nov 15, 2012 12:50 pm

UFC President Dana White Admits To Prior Arrests | UFC NEWS

“Yes, I’ve been arrested a few times. Nobody’s ever asked me that — ever asked me that. I’ve been arrested for assault. I got into fights when I was a kid. Street fights. Drinking as a minor. Stuff like that. Normal stuff that people get. I never robbed any banks or anything like that.” “I’m...

Nov 15, 2012 12:42 pm

UFC Officially Announces UFC on FOX 6 With Flyweight Title Main Event | UFC NEWS

UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson makes his first ever title defense against current number one contender and The Ultimate Fighter® season 14 winner John Dodson on Saturday, Jan. 26 when the Ultimate Fighting Championship® returns to United Center in Chicago, Ill. Unbeaten in his last three performances, Johnson defeated Joseph Benavidez at UFC 152 in...

Nov 14, 2012 10:36 am

Nam Phan replaces Eddie Yagin, meets Dennis Siver at UFC on FOX 5 | UFC News

Dennis Siver (20-8 MMA, 9-5 UFC) will still step into the octagon in 3 weeks at UFC on FOX 5, now that Nam Phan (18-10 MMA, 2-3 UFC) has stepped in to replace the injured Eddie Yagin on December 8th in Seattle. Phan most recenetly fought and got back in the win column at UFC on FOX...

Nov 14, 2012 10:32 am

Team Rousey Isn’t Buying What Team Cyborg Is Selling | MMA NEWS

If you ask five doctors, you’ll get five different opinions. I guarantee you, you can find doctors that’ll say the weight cut will be fine. It all depends on what side they’re working for. It’s her doctor. If you’re going to trial, I can find a professional witness to make you look innocent or make...

Nov 14, 2012 10:23 am

Following Silva Fight Fitch Believes He Has Caught His Second Wind | UFC NEWS

“Erick Silva’s a very tough fighter, but I believe this is the new Jon Fitch. I kinda got a second wind in my career, and we’re gonna see a lot of bigger and better fights for me.” “I think it’s partly an accumulation of years of training and finally having the confidence in my full...

Nov 14, 2012 10:19 am

Kampann Doesn’t Think GSP vs. Silva Is The Fight To Make | UFC NEWS

“I think [St-Pierre] is going to get knocked out. That’s my honest answer. Everything aside, I’d much rather see Anderson Silva fight Jon Jones. [Silva] is calling out the smaller guy. I’d like to see him fight Jon Jones. I think that’s a much more interesting fight, and that’s not just from my personal perspective....

Nov 14, 2012 9:28 am

VIDEO | Carlos Condit: “GSP’s Knee Is Not Off Limits”

“Georges is such a dynamic fighter. He is an incredible athlete. He is a powerful, explosive guy. Between takedowns and strikes, there is a lot to deal with. I really feel like Georges is the undisputed champion. He has been so dominant in the division for the last several years, he has been undefeated and...

Nov 12, 2012 12:37 pm

Anderson Silva says he will NOT challenge GSP at UFC 154 | UFC News

Last Wednesday, UFC President Dana White claimed that UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva (33-4 MMA, 16-0 UFC) would be heading to Montreal to challenge Georges St. Pierre (22-2 MMA, 16-2 UFC) to a 2013 “Superfight”, if GSP was to defeat Carlos Condit in the evenings main event. However, contrary to the statements made by the UFC President,...

Nov 12, 2012 8:08 am

Condit: “I Have Nothing To Lose” At UFC 154 | UFC NEWS

“I have nothing to lose. He’s out there, he’s got his friends, his family, everybody’s watching, he’s in his hometown, feel like all the pressure’s on him. I can just go out there and shine. It’s a very familiar role. I’ve found myself in this position time and time again throughout my career, and I...

Nov 12, 2012 8:03 am

VIDEO | The Return of Georges St-Pierre | UFC NEWS

Georges St-Pierre was a stable at the top of the welterweight division before being struck by a devastating knee injury. With over a year of recovery and a renewed motivation to stake his claim in the division, GSP is set to return to the Octagon on Nov. 17th at UFC 154.

Nov 12, 2012 7:54 am

Bisping: I think fans are warming to me, a little | UFC NEWS

“I like to play with it and say I’m hated everywhere I go,” said Bisping with a smile on The MMA Hour. “But to be honest, that isn’t the case. I think you get a lot of people together, and there’s a pantomime effect, the ol’ boo or whatever. But generally, for the most part...

Nov 12, 2012 7:41 am

VIDEO | Thiago Silva Shows Sick Submission Skills |UFC NEWS

An ecstatic Thiago Silva joined FUEL TV’s Gareth Davies after submitting Stanislav Nedkov with a wicked arm triangle choke at FUEL TV 6. Silva showed amazing improvement in his striking game and his impressive performance thrilled the Chinese crowd.