Archive: ufc news

Mar 12, 2013 9:24 am

EXCLUSIVE | Ricardo Liborio On the Growth of Martial Arts | Fist-Ta-Cuff Radio

One of the most widely respected coaches, and people, in the world of mixed martial arts Ricardo Liborio, founder of American Top Team, joined Fist-Ta-Cuff Radio on this past Sunday to talk about the evolution of martial arts, which has grown into the sport of MMA that is so prominent today. Liborio started his...

Mar 11, 2013 4:11 pm

Ben Henderson Is All For Increased Drug Testing | UFC NEWS

UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson has long been one of MMA’s foremost advocates against the use of performance enhancing drugs in the sport. Henderson continued that stance as he shared his support for increased testing with, which included his support of blood testing and random testing. “I’d be for increased testing. It keeps the...

Mar 11, 2013 1:05 pm

Arlovski foresees return trip to UFC, title run | MMA NEWS

  At 34-years-old, Andrei Arlovski feels there is plenty left in his heavyweight tank. Alovski is a former UFC heavyweight champion who hasn’t fought for that organization since 2008. The ‘Pitbull’ said he and ZUFFA, the parent company of the UFC, are on good terms and he believes a return trip back to Octagon isn’t...

Mar 11, 2013 11:13 am

Edgar thinks GSP’s grappling will determine the outcome against Diaz | UFC NEWS

  The predictions for Saturday’s UFC 158’s welterweight championship fight between title-holder Georges St. Pierre and Nick Diaz are starting to rain in. Unsurprisingly, Frankie Edgar, the former UFC lightweight champion and current flyweight contender, told “Showdown” Joe Ferraro of Sportsnet that Pierre’s advantage in the wrestling and takedown departments will be the difference maker...

Mar 11, 2013 11:10 am

VIDEO | Anderson Silva’s First Comments On Weidman Booking | UFC NEWS

“I will be fighting Chris Weidman on July 6 at UFC in Vegas. I’m very, very excited for my next fight. Thank you UFC, thank you Dana. I’m very, very excited for my next fight. I never really stopped my training because I like to train, I like my life and I like to fight....

Mar 11, 2013 10:16 am

VIDEO | Jon Fitch Not Surprised At UFC Cut | UFC NEWS

“It was a surprise, but not really. I’ve always felt there was some kind of issue between the UFC and me; I never understood what it was. I felt like – I never really felt like they were happy with me, they never talked to me or explained anything to me about how they felt...

Mar 11, 2013 10:13 am

VIDEO | GSP Says Weidman Will Finish Anderson Silva | UFC NEWS

“I believe [Weidman] is going to beat Anderson Silva,” St-Pierre declared to Canada’s Sportsnet. “I believe it’s a bad matchup for Anderson Silva. It’s very bad. “Not only is he going to beat, I believe he is going to finish Anderson Silva. I believe it’s not going to be too long, that fight. This, people...

Mar 9, 2013 7:12 pm

Dos Santos trainer: “It seems that Overeem doesn’t want this fight” | UFC NEWS

For the second time in one year Alistair Overeem has to drop out of a scheduled fight with Junior Dos Santos. The first time around Overeem got popped for sky-high testosterone levels and was suspended for nine months. The most recently scheduled fight has been squashed with Overeem claiming to have a “slight quad tear”...

Mar 9, 2013 7:01 pm

Rashad Evans: “I support gay marriage and gay rights.” | UFC NEWS

With the addition of the first openly gay/lesbian fighter Liz Carmouche to the UFC, its no surprise more fighters are coming out to support same sex marriage and gay/lesbian rights. UFC light-heavyweight fighter Rashad Evans has become the latest pro athlete to urge the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn bans on same-sex marriage. “This isn’t...

Mar 9, 2013 9:29 am

VIDEO: UFC 158: GSP vs. Diaz Extended Preview | UFC NEWS

In a welterweight-heavy card, heated rivals Georges St-Pierre and Nick Diaz square off for the UFC welterweight title. Plus Johny Hendricks meets Carlos Condit, and Jake Ellenberger faces Nate Marquardt. Watch UFC 158 live on March 16 at 10pm ET/7pm PT!

Mar 9, 2013 9:10 am

VIDEO: Ronda Rousey – Fraud’ Cyborg nearly destroyed women’s MMA | UFC NEWS

“I mean, she’s obviously not willing to go through the effort to go for the fight,” UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey told ‘Showdown’ Joe Ferraro. “If you’re pumped full of steroids and the lightest you can get it 145 it’s obvious the lightest you can get without steroids is lighter. She refuses to do...

Mar 9, 2013 8:53 am

VIDEO: Black Belt Punks Alan Belcher’s Academy As A White Belt | UFC NEWS

BJJ Black belt Alex Vamos of Vamos Bros MMA on Long Island, New York checks into Alan Belcher MMA Club on the Mississippi Gulf Coast in Biloxi. Mikey Triangles does not let his class know who Alex is. Alex is disguised as a white belt with an 8 month background in kung-fu and smashes everyone....

Mar 8, 2013 11:59 am

Betting Odds: Anderson Silva Opens As Favorite Over Chris Weidman | UFC NEWS

According to, Anderson Silva has opened up as the favorite against Chris Weidman at UFC 162. This comes as no surprise as the king of the Middleweight division is undefeated in the Octagon. Below you can see the line where Anderson Silva (-278) is the favorite over Chris Weidman (+222).   Challenger Chris Weidman,...

Mar 8, 2013 10:24 am

‘The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 2’ welterweight cast unveiled | UFC News

“TUF: Brazil 2,” which features UFC heavyweights Antonio Rodrigo Noueira and Fabricio Werdum as coaches, debuts March 17 in Brazil on Globo. United States broadcast plans have yet to be announced, but the series is expected to be available in North America as an online stream. The 28 welterweights competing in the second edition of...

Mar 8, 2013 9:55 am

Michael Bisping lands 2-year analyst deal with FUEL TV | UFC NEWS

FUEL TV wants more of “The Count.” Michael Bisping (23-5) has recently been added as an analyst for FUEL TV. They landed a deal with the middleweight Ultimate Fighting Championship star – who is known to say exactly how he feels – to be an analyst on the weigh-in shows, pre and post fight shows....

Mar 8, 2013 9:18 am

VIDEO | Junior dos Santos Sings Katy Perry | UFC NEWS

Former UFC heavyweight champion, Junior dos Santos, took to Brazilian TV to show off his vocal skills. What do you think guys, should the former champ stick to cage fighting or does he have a future in pop music?