Archive: ufc news

Mar 6, 2013 9:55 am

VIDEO | Tank Abbott Cut This Great Promo For His Return to MMA | MMA NEWS

David “Tank” Abbott is coming out of retirement on April 13th in a LIVE event broadcast exclusively on the MAVTV American Real Network. The 47-year old former street fighter has not fought professionally since February 2009. His opponent, Ruben “Warpath” Villareal is an active MMA competitor with 48 professional MMA bouts and 20 wins under...

Mar 6, 2013 9:33 am

TUF 17, Episode 6 Results:Team Sonnen Continues to Dominate, Taking 4-2 Lead | UFC NEWS

The Ultimate Fighter returned to FX on Tuesday night with the seventh episode of the season – “His Fist on My Face”. Decorated grappler Jimmy Quinlan, from Methuen, Mass., overcame Marietta, Ga, Clint Hester’s power to claim a second round submission win. Undefeated in mixed martial arts, Quinlan, 3-0, secured the win by rear naked...

Mar 5, 2013 9:14 pm

Mark Coleman Officially Retires From MMA | MMA NEWS

Although he hasn’t fought since his 2010 loss to Randy Couture, it has always been a questions whether or not Mark Coleman would fight again. We now have our answer as the 48-year-old recently posted on his Facebook page that he needs a total hip replacement. Total Hip replacement next Monday. Ouch. The hammer is...

Mar 5, 2013 2:20 pm

Cesar Gracie, Jake Shields & Alan Belcher Join BJPENN.COM RADIO Wednesday Night (8 P.M. ET) | UFC NEWS

This week BJPENN.COM Radio is introducing a new host panel and format. Joining the new crew will be a star-studded guest list that includes famed coach, Cesar Gracie, top UFC welterweight Jake Shields and UFC middleweight contender, Alan Belcher. In the hosting slots, longtime BJPENN.COM Director, Pedro Carrasco will join the always-entertaining BJPENN.COM Contributor, George...

Mar 5, 2013 2:09 pm

Impressive UFC Imports (Part One) | UFC NEWS

There is no arguing that the UFC is usually the promotion all mixed martial artists want to end up fighting for. After all, this is where the money is and it is the best place to prove to the world that you are the best by trying to beat the best. There are promotions outside...

Mar 5, 2013 1:24 pm

UFC Adds Women’s Bantamweight Rankings | UFC NEWS

  The UFC has recently added the Women’s Bantamweight division to its lists of top-10 rankings.  The UFC Ranking format places the champion and interim champion, where applicable, at the top of the list.  Following these are the top-ranked challengers.  There being only ten women signed to the UFC, the current rankings only show 9...

Mar 5, 2013 10:03 am

Dan Henderson and Rashad Evans Slated for UFC 161 | UFC NEWS

The UFC is targeting a matchup between former light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans (17-3-1 MMA, 12-3-1 UFC) and former Strikeforce champion Dan Henderson (29-9 MMA, 6-3 UFC) for UFC 161. UFC 161 will take place at the MTS Centre in Winnipeg, Canada. While this matchup was confirmed by Dana White, it is still not set...

Mar 5, 2013 9:50 am

Video Throwback: The Dana White vs. Tito Ortiz Boxing Match Special | UFC NEWS

Back in the day UFC President, Dana White, agreed to have a three-round boxing match with Tito Ortiz. The two MMA personalities have a well documented history of dislike for each other and this special TV program, that aired on Spike TV, documents one of the most memorable moments of that rivalry.

Mar 5, 2013 9:36 am

Riddle Has No Intentions On Returning To The UFC | UFC NEWS

Matt “Deep Waters” Riddle is the latest to join the free agent list after failing his second drug test in only seven months. Shortly after his split decision victory over Che Mills at UFC on Fuel TV 7, blood test results registered positive for marijuana and the win was overturned into a no contest. Riddle,...

Mar 5, 2013 9:30 am

Chris Leben Thinks Diego Sanchez Has Had Too Much Greg Jackson | UFC NEWS

Diego Sanchez made his return to lightweight last weekend with a disappointing performance and split decision win over Takanori Gomi. In the fight, he was certainly not the Diego we’ve all come to enjoy watching. After winning three consecutive Fight Of The Night honors, Diego’s ultra-aggressive style seemed to be missing. UFC middleweight veteran Chris...

Mar 4, 2013 5:32 pm

Soa “The Hulk” Palelei signs with the UFC | UFC News

For those of you who don’t already know, Soa “The Hulk” Palelei (18-3 MMA, 0-1 UFC) is a heavyweight mixed martial artist who has fought for both the UFC and Pride, as well as other promotions. The native of Perth, Australia proudly announced today that he is once again employed by the UFC. Via @soathehulk on twitter: @BreakingNews TheHulk...

Mar 4, 2013 5:05 pm

PHOTO | Gomi Broke Hand In First Round Against Sanchez At UFC On Fuel 8 | UFC NEWS

As if losing a controversial split decision to Diego Sanchez this past weekend wasn’t enough, Takanori Gomi also suffered a broken right hand in the first round of the bout. This means Gomi delivered what many consider the most exceptional performance of his career, with a handicapped hand. Gomi posted a picture of his broken...

Mar 4, 2013 5:02 pm

Roger Gracie and Tim Kennedy to meet on July 6th | UFC News

A couple of former Strikeforce middleweight contenders will make their UFC debuts against each other. Roger Gracie and Tim Kennedy have agreed to fight on July 6th at Las Vegas, on a to-be-announced “Independence Day” card, as reported by Sportv.com. Gracie, a 10-time Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu World Champion, will make his 3rd fight at 185 pounds...

Mar 4, 2013 4:56 pm

Alan Belcher Joins BJPENN.COM Radio Line Up This Wednesday | UFC NEWS

One of the UFC’s top middleweight contenders, Alan Belcher, is the latest to join the BJPENN.COM crew for this weeks BJPENN.COM radio show. Belcher has been hitting the Internet with a strong campaign of controversial bets for his co-main event fight against Michael Bisping at UFC 159. “The Talent” has wagered Tattoo’s and has had...

Mar 4, 2013 4:40 pm

UFC 161 slated for June 15 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada | UFC News

The UFC will return to Canada this summer, as a live event is set to take place in the MTS Centre in Winnipeg on June 15, 2013. The event, which is expected to serve as UFC 161 (a pay-per-view), will mark the organizations first appearance in the province of Manitoba. To date, the UFC has put on 12 fight cards in Canada,...

Mar 4, 2013 4:09 pm

Jake Shields Joins BJPENN.COM Radio Line Up This Wednesday | UFC NEWS

UFC welterweight fighter, Jake Shields, is the latest addition to the BJPENN.COM Radio guest list this week. Shields is coming off an Athletic suspension for testing positive for banned substances and is rumored to be scheduled for a date with fellow Strikeforce import Tyron Woodley at UFC 161 this June. Jake joins Cesar Gracie this...

Mar 4, 2013 3:17 pm

Cesar Gracie Joins BJPENN.COM Radio Line Up This Wednesday | UFC NEWS

In addition to the launch of our new format and hosts, this weeks BJPENN.COM radio got even sweeter with the latest addition to the guest panel. Famed coach and leader of the Gracie Fight Team, Cesar Gracie, will be joining BJPENN.COM Radio this week to discuss the current state of MMA, BJJ and what’s up...

Mar 4, 2013 1:12 pm

C.B. Dollaway vs. Cezar Ferreira added to UFC on FX 8 in Brazil | UFC News

It was announced today that a middleweight bout between Cezar “Mutant” Ferreira (5-2 MMA, 1-0 UFC) and C.B. Dollaway (13-4 MMA, 7-4 UFC) has been added to the UFC on FX 8 card set for May. Ferreira most recently won “The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil” in 2012, where he scored a decision victory over Sergio Moraes...

Mar 4, 2013 12:26 pm

Nogueira, ‘Shogun’ verbally agree to fight in June | UFC News

Two legendary light heavyweight look to be meeting up once again. According to a report by the Brazilian media outlet Tatame, both UFC Light Heavyweight champ Mauricio “Shogun’ Rua and Antonio Rogerio Nogueira have verbally committed to fighting sometime in June at a location yet unnamed. The two last fought at Pride Critical Countdown 2005...

Mar 4, 2013 10:48 am

VIDEO | Dana White Honorary Patron Speech at Trinity College | UFC NEWS

Dana White, President of the Ultimate Fighting Championship, became an Honorary Patron of the Trinity College Philosophical Society a few weeks ago. This video shows him addressing the society, and conducting a Q&A with the crowd. The audience brings up a variety of important topics, including international expansion, homosexual fighters, the Randy Couture fiasco, PED...

Mar 4, 2013 10:06 am

Hendricks: GSP Has No Right To Be My Judge | UFC NEWS

“My coaches found out that Rory MacDonald got hurt and they jumped all over it. It’s a big fight; it’s a good fight. He’s coming right off a title shot, a title run, all that kind of stuff. “Carlos Condit is the tougher fight and what I’m trying to do is… if I do fight...