Archive: ufc news

Nov 8, 2013 8:54 am

QUICK TWITT | Johny Hendricks Cuts Over 45 Pounds to Make Welterweight

Arguably the hardest hitting fighter at 170 lbs., Johny Hendricks revealed Thursday night on Twitter just how he gets so much power behind his hands: the fighter cuts over 45 pounds to make the division limit of 170.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA   If you have ever wondered what gives UFC welterweight contender Johny...

Nov 8, 2013 8:53 am

Dan Henderson Says He’ll Consider Retirement in Two Years

At the age of 43, Dan Henderson is set to face Vitor Belfort at UFC Fight Night 32 this Saturday.  Win or lose, says Henderson, retirement won’t come at the heels of this fight.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA As Dan Henderson prepares for his rematch against Vitor Belfort at UFC Fight Night 32 Saturday...

Nov 8, 2013 8:43 am

QUICK TWITT | Diego Sanchez & Conor McGregor Continue War Of Words

Although separated by a weight class, Diego Sanchez and Conor McGregor have no problem beefing for the whole world to see on twitter. The two have been going back and forth on the popular social media outlet for the past several months, and with no end in sight, I say it’s time they meet in...

Nov 8, 2013 8:32 am

Jon Jones Makes Ask Men’s Top ‘Most Influential Men 0f 2013’ List

In 2011, Jon Jones became the UFC’s youngest-ever world champion, and his career has only progressed from there. UFC President Dana White has called him the “most accomplished” light-heavyweight fighter ever, and, on September 21st, he quieted any doubters after emerging victorious from an epic battle with Alexander Gustafsson. He will next defend his title...

Nov 8, 2013 8:30 am

Junior dos Santos: ‘My goal was, and still is, to become No. 1 again’

Despite suffering two devestating losses to Cain Velasquez in less than a year, former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos (16-3 MMA, 10-2 UFC) isn’t giving up on his title aspirations. After dropping 2 of his past 3 fights to the rating heavyweight kingpin, JDS still believes that another notbale win could boost him back...

Nov 8, 2013 8:08 am

Cruz says he wanted Barao fight and no one else

Dominick Cruz wanted to jump right back into the fire. Cruz, the UFC bantamweight champ, has been out of commission for 18 months due to an ACL injury that required two surgeries. While on rehab, burgeoning phenom Renan Barao earned the 135-pound interim title and has defended it twice against Michael McDonald and most recently...

Nov 8, 2013 7:33 am

Sergio Pettis has a new UFC 167 opponent

On Tuesday, UFC officials announced the unfortunate news that Vaughan Lee (13-9-1 MMA, 2-3 UFC) had been forced to withdraw from his scheduled bantamweight fight with Sergio Pettis (9-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) at next week’s UFC 167 event in Las Vegas. Yesterday evening, it was announced that a replacement for Lee had been found, as veteran Will...

Nov 8, 2013 7:25 am

QUICK TWITT | Brad Picket Confirms Move To Flyweight

After a four-year run in the bantamweight division, Brad ‘One Punch’ Picket is packing up and making the move down to the UFC’s flyweight division. The british fighter is expecting to make his debut in the new weight class in London this upcoming March. Check it: 125lbs here I come @ufc march in the O2...

Nov 8, 2013 7:03 am

VIDEO | The Legendary Don Frye Thinks Today’s Fighters Are All Sissies

“I think they’re are a bunch of sissies. I think they should be wearing purses and have them paint their damn toenails, what the hell is that all about? They should be putting on makeup and lipstick and prancing around, you know in high heels. They probably do it half the time anyways when they’re...

Nov 7, 2013 10:39 am

EXCLUSIVE | Ricardo Lamas: ‘Aldo can’t coast to victory in this ugly dog fight’

Late Night Cage Side Radio returned with another great show this past Monday night. Hosts Kinch and Sean McClure wasted no time getting to their first guest, UFC featherweight, and number one contender, Ricardo Lamas (15-2, UFC 4-0). Lamas is set to face the featherweight champion, and one of the pound for pound best, Jose...

Nov 7, 2013 10:15 am

EXCLUSIVE | Louis Fisette’s TUF 18 Fighter Blog Week 10

Louis “Petit Pain” Fisette (6-1 MMA) is one of the youngest talents in MMA’s rich 135-pound division. The 23 year-old Canadian bantamweight is a contestant on this season of (TUF:18) The Ultimate Fighter: Tate vs. Rousey. Here is what Louis had to say about Week 9 of his ‘TUF’ experience: In this week’s episode, we...