Archive: ufc news

May 9, 2013 9:31 am

Jon Jones Believes He Can Hang With Mayweather In ‘Only-Hands’ Bout

“To be honest with you, if it was all hands, it would probably be a pretty competitive match. But that’s not fighting, either. You can’t be at the bar and be like, alright, no kicking, no taking me down, don’t stretch my shirt out. It’s not like that. What I do, I consider it to...

May 9, 2013 9:16 am

Shogun Rua Using Past Glories For Future Motivation

“Remembering my glories is wonderful, makes me feel good, and gives me more will to live up to that again. It was an indescribable sensation; there are no words for it, especially because I got to achieve the dream of any fighter, which was to be both a UFC and PRIDE FC champion.” Former UFC...


May 9, 2013 9:02 am

A Call For Regulations On The Weight Cut In MMA

One of the most detrimental occurrences in professional sports is the failure of governing bodies to enact regulations prior to tragedy. Case in point: Weight Cuts. In the sport of Mixed Martial Arts, fighters will often cut upwards of 10-15% of their body weight in order to make the desired number for the division they...

May 8, 2013 2:03 pm

VIDEO | Randy Couture Choked Out In Elderly home

3 Geezers! Official Trailer 1 (2013) – J.K. Simmons, Tim Allen, Scott Caan Movie HD Follow actor J Kimball as he researches what it’s like to be old for a role in an upcoming movie. When he meets the residents at The Coconuts convalescent home, he quickly discovers that his perceptions of the elderly may...

May 8, 2013 12:57 pm

Connecticut a step closer to legalizing MMA

Connecticut is closer to getting on board with mixed martial arts. A bill easily passed the state’s House of Representatives on Tuesday to have the sport legalized in the state. MMAjunkie.com reported that HB-5277 passed by a 117-26 vote. The bill now makes its way to the state senate, where if brought for a vote...

May 8, 2013 9:08 am

9 Fighters, Including Leonard Garcia, Removed From UFC Roster

When the UFC removes your profile from the online masterlist of fighters in its official website, it usually means you’re gone. Now that has happened to nine athletes earlier this week, as reported by Bloody Elbow, including fan favorite Leonard Garcia. The following is the list of fighters who are expected to be released in...

May 8, 2013 9:01 am

Dana White says UFC looking into new gloves

UFC 159 was one of the strangest events in the promotions history. The pay-per-view saw two technical decisions handed out as a result of accidental eye pokes, as well as a couple of gruesome injuries. UFC President Dana White talked about some potential new gloves during his appearance on ESPN 710-AM in Los Angeles on...

May 8, 2013 9:00 am

VIDEO | Rogan Riffs: UFC Debut Jitters

Mixed martial artists making their UFC debuts have a history of being overtaken by nerves and the opposition. UFC announcer Joe Rogan Riffs on the phenomenon of fighters like Hector Lombard, Anthony Pettis and many more becoming overwhelmed after stepping into the Octagon for the first time.

May 8, 2013 8:49 am

VIDEO | Shields Not Happy With Just Winning, Wants KO Or Submission Over Woodley

“I think Tyron, he’s a tough guy, but I have a lot more experience. Great wrestler, All-American wrestler, heavy hands. He’s a tough guy but I think I have a lot more experience and just advantages everywhere. Wrestling is pretty even but I think striking I can beat him, I can beat him on the...

May 8, 2013 8:40 am

Anderson Silva Issues Statement On Missed Media Day In L.A.

UFC middleweight champion, Anderson Silva, was fined on Monday by the UFC for missing a day of media obligations in Los Angeles that included T.V., Radio and a media luncheon with some of the biggest media reps in the region. In an unprecedented move UFC officials fined their P4P king $50,000.00 for failure to appear....

May 7, 2013 8:37 pm

Jon Jones Toe Almost Good to Go

UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones ripped his skin, exposing the bone while pushing off the octagon canvas – pressure which caused the big toe in his left foot to break during UFC 159.  Joe Rogan brought it to his attention during the post fight interview.  Jones was treated in the cage and back stage immediately....

May 7, 2013 8:04 pm

Shane Carwin Retires from Mixed Martial Arts

It’s finally official. One of the greatest knock out artists in the UFC’s heavyweight history has finally decided to throw in the towel and retire from professional mixed martial arts. Shane Carwin made the announcement today via his trusty twitter account. Here is what the former UFC Interim Champion tweeted: “Officially retired [today],” he wrote on...

May 7, 2013 2:58 pm

Gilbert Melendez Wants Fastest Path Back To Title Fight

Following the controversial loss to UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson, Gilbert Melendez is eager to get back in the cage and mix it up with the best. ‘El’ Nino’ was featured on MMAWeekly’s Knockout Radio where the Cesar Gracie Jujitsu fighter made it clear he wants top contenders on the lightweight ladder. Melendez said, “There’s a lot of...

May 7, 2013 11:03 am

Brian Bowles is Back and Refocused for UFC 160

Brian Bowles is making his return to the Octagon later this month at UFC 160, his first appearance since losing to Urijah Faber in November 2011.   The bantamweight fighter out of Athens, Georgia entered the fight with Faber with a 10-1 record; his only loss coming at the hands of current UFC champ, Dominick...

May 7, 2013 10:32 am

Dana White: Nobody makes me feel uncomfortable

Michael “The Voice” Schiavello takes on Dana White in an hour long interview airing May 17th on AXS TV. In this clip Dana talks which fighter he is most uncomfortable around. “Nobody can make me feels uncomfortable,” said Dana White. “Nobody makes me feel uncomfortable. Like what I said about Randy Couture. He’s 100% a...

May 7, 2013 10:14 am

VIDEO | Miesha Tate Talks Upcoming Bout With Liz Carmouche

Miesha Tate spends the day in New York with Alienware correspondent, Tracy Lee. They take a moment infront of the historic Madison Square Garden to get in an interview about what it means to be one of the first females in the UFC, potentially fighting at MSG, being the only couple in the UFC, and...

May 7, 2013 10:11 am

UFC signs TV deal in the United Kingdom

The Ultimate Fighting Championship recently signed a 3-year TV deal with BT Sport, which is owned by BT Group, in the United Kingdom. The deal was signed Tuesday morning, according to the Daily Mirror. The deal will offer comprehensive coverage of the UFC promotion with live events. BT will produce primetime magazine shows and programming...

May 7, 2013 9:27 am

VIDEO | Gina Carano Kicking A$$ In Fast And Furious 6

Fast & Furious 6 Movie Clip – Subway Fight (2013) – Featuring Gina Carano Vin Diesel, Paul Walker and Dwayne Johnson lead the returning cast of all-stars as the global blockbuster franchise built on speed races to its next continent in “Fast & Furious 6.” Reuniting for their most high-stakes adventure yet, fan favorites Jordana...

May 7, 2013 9:22 am

GSP now a New York Times best selling author

The fan base for UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre continues to deliver. St. Pierre can now add New York Times best-selling author next to his string of accomplishments as his recent book, “The Way of the Fight” entered at No. 30 for Non-Fiction Hardcover Books. St. Pierre wrote the book while recovering from knee...

May 7, 2013 9:19 am

VIDEO | Miguel Torres Completely Loses Memory After KO Loss

THIS VIDEO HAS BEEN REMOVED In his last UFC appearance Miguel Torres got knocked out by Michael McDonald. From the outside looking it, it appeared to be just another KO loss, but with this newly released footage it was much more than that.

May 7, 2013 9:01 am

Belfort Defends TRT Use: ‘Skills not TRT win fights’

“I think he’s wrong, but, what are you going to say? People say what they want to say. He doesn’t know me so I don’t know how he could say that. But, we’ll see. I don’t describe, you cannot judge. I think it’s too arrogant to say you’re more of a man. I don’t know...

May 6, 2013 9:54 pm

UFC Releases Two More Fighters

The UFC cuts continue as featherweights Pablo Garza and Antonio Carvalho were released from the organization this week. Pablo Garza (12-4) is 3-3 in the Octagon, but three of those losses have come in his last four outings. His most recent fight was a first round submission loss to Diego Brandao at UFc on Fuel...