Archive: ufc news

Apr 10, 2013 10:53 am

Dave Herman Passes Rehab, Ready to Fight in the UFC Again

  Dave Herman is set to return to the UFC heavyweight division, having successfully completed the UFC’s requirements of him including 30 days of rehab and a passed drug test.   Entering the UFC in June 2011 with a 20-2 record, Dave Herman looked forward to a promising career ahead of him.  After his first...

Apr 10, 2013 10:24 am

Gunnar Nelson injured, Rick Story in against Mike Pyle

Welterweight Gunnar Nelson announced via his personal twitter account that an undisclosed injury, suffered during his preparations to fight Mike Pyle, will require surgery, which has forced him to withdraw from the bout at UFC 160. Rick Story will replace the icelandic rising star on what is scheduled to be the FX main event. Therefore,...

Apr 10, 2013 8:54 am

Hector Lombard Considering Weight Cut to Welterweight

Hector Lombard is looking for a fresh start in a new weight class. Lombard (32-4) had a successful run in middleweight class outside the Ultimate Fighting Championship, but the “Lightning” holds a 1-2 record in the organization. After he goes under the knife for a nose surgery, Lombard is considering dropping to welterweight. Lombard broke...

Apr 9, 2013 10:00 pm

TUF 17, Episode 12 Results: Finalists Determined

And then there were two. The Ultimate Fighter returned to FX on Tuesday night, with the final episode of its seventeenth season, featuring two semifinal elimination fights. New Yorker Uriah Hall and Kelvin Gastelum of Yuma, Ariz. secured their berths in the final and moved within reach of a lucrative contract with the Ultimate Fighting...


Apr 9, 2013 12:42 pm

Hector Lombard To Partner With Mike Dolce

Former Bellator Middleweight Champion Hector Lombard has had a recent rough stretch with his new organization, the UFC. After going undefeated for nearly 5 years and 25 fights, Lombard has recently posted a disappointing 1-2 record in the UFC. It is evident that the Cuban-born Judoka needs a change in order to secure his place...

Apr 9, 2013 9:33 am

EXCLUSIVE | Travis Browne: “I don’t think there’s a real master of MMA in the heavyweight division yet” | Fist-Ta-Cuff Radio

Less than a week out from The Ultimate Fighter 17 finale, Travis “Hapa” Browne joined BJPENN.COM’s Fist-Ta-Cuff Radio program this past Sunday, April 7, 2013. Browne will face-off against seasoned UFC veteran Gabriel Gonzaga on Saturday night in his first fight back after tearing his hamstring. Fortunately for Browne, his muscle tear was the only...

Apr 9, 2013 9:17 am

George Sotiropolous Responds To Ross Pearson’s ‘TUF Smashes’ KO Story

“It’s time to set the record straight with Ross Pearson’s false statements. There was no shortage of drama produced both on and off the set of TUF Smashes. The incident he describes started with Team UK coach Erin Beach inviting me to fight and directing bold statements towards me on twitter. The following was a...

Apr 9, 2013 9:03 am

Tate See’s TUF 18 Girls Outcasting Males, Hooking Up With Eachother

“I do (want to be a part of TUF) I’m excited for it, I think it’s going to be wild. I think it’s going to be Real World meets TUF, and I don’t know, I have this idea or joke actually that all the girls are going to be like lesbians or hooking up with...

Apr 9, 2013 9:00 am

Frank Mir: ‘Cormier has nothing to lose except his limbs” at UFC on FOX 7

“[He has] nothing to lose. He goes out and fights somebody else that’s lower ranked, and he comes out and loses, he loses a lot of stock. He goes out against me, changes levels, takes a shot. I guillotine him and choke him out in, let’s say, 40 seconds. Does it really take anything away...

Apr 8, 2013 11:43 am

VIDEO | UFC 159: Jones vs. Sonnen Extended Preview

After trading words for months,UFC light heavyweight Jon Jones and perennial contender Chael Sonnen finally get to trade blows at UFC 159. Plus, Michael Bisping and Alan Belcher meet in a matchup of brash middlewieght strikers.

Apr 8, 2013 11:34 am

Gegard Mousasi Fought on a Knee that will Require Surgery | UFC NEWS

  An injury almost cancelled the main event of the UFC on Fuel TV 9 card this past Saturday.  Only, it wasn’t the injury that we all read about in the cut over Alexander Gustafsson’s eye.  Instead, the injury was that of Gegard Mousasi, who despite his opponent pulling out of the fight a mere...

Apr 8, 2013 11:20 am

Swedish Athletic Comisson facing review over Gustafsson fight ban

Dana White was ticked. The fans were confused. Alexander Gustafsson called it “a circus.” Now the regulating body for MMA in Sweden, the Swedish MMA federation is under investigation for refusing to allow Gustafsson to fight Gegard Mousasi in the main event of Saturday’s UFC on FUEL 9. According to an article by Gareth A....

Apr 8, 2013 11:08 am

VIDEO | Dana White UFC on FUEL TV 9 Post-Fight Interview

UFC President Dana White talked with FUEL TV correspondent Gareth Davies after an incredible day of fights at UFC On FUEL TV 9. White talks Gustafsson’s injury, McGregor’s unreal debut and the Mousasi’s big win over Latifi. “There’s no doubt about it, the commission here did a horrible job with this fight.” “I don’t want...

Apr 8, 2013 10:45 am

VIDEO | UFC on FUEL TV 9: Mousasi vs. Latifi Fight Highlight

Former Strikeforce light-heavyweight champion, Gegard Mousasi, made his UFC debut last weekend in Sweden against last-minute replacement, Ilir Latifi. The Strikeforce veteran used a precise striking onslaught to easily walk away the victor.

Apr 6, 2013 3:46 pm

UFC Hands Out $60k Bonuses To Picket-Easton, McGregor & Madadi

This afternoon the UFC hit Fuel TV with UFC on Fuel TV 9 live from the Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. The event delivered a steady mix of fight results ranging from submission, KO, TKO and decision. However, four fighters stood out from the rest and earned themselves a nice $60,000 bonus for their...

Apr 6, 2013 2:17 pm

UFC On Fuel TV 9 Full Results

In rare fashion the UFC’s Saturday event is over right smack in the middle of the day. UFC on FUEL TV 9 took place from the Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden and featured a main event between two UFC newcomers in Gegard Mousasi and Ilir Latifi. In the end the superb striking prowess of...