Archive: ufc news

Jan 15, 2013 10:36 am

UFC 159: Jones vs. Sonnen Tickets On Sale Jan 23rd | UFC NEWS

UFC light heavyweight champion and New Yorker Jon “Bones” Jones returns to Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. on Saturday, April 27 to defend his title against controversial and unpredictable star, Chael Sonnen. The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced today that it will be returning to the Garden State this spring for this long awaited grudge match between two of the...

Jan 15, 2013 8:20 am

Michael Bisping: “I’m destined to be world champion” | UFC NEWS

“No, absolutely not. Listen, I haven’t fought for the title yet and I think I’m destined to be world champion one day. No one works as hard as me. I’ve got the skill set, I’ve got the tools, and I’ve got the mental capacity to achieve that. You know, the mental toughens that’s required. I...

Jan 15, 2013 7:30 am

Belfort: Politics Not Merit Earn UFC Title Shots | UFC NEWS

“There’s not much I can say about what qualifies you for a shot at the title in the UFC. It hasn’t been happening much by merit, but by politics. I can’t answer you that. The one who can is Dana White. I just do my job, which is to fight and win. My right is...

Jan 15, 2013 6:30 am

The 7 Most Annoying Things About MMA | MMA NEWS

There are lots of things that suck in MMA. Here are the 7 most annoying things of the bunch. Watching a Legend Lose Badly It sucks. Every time a legend gets pummeled it just makes you feel bad deep down inside. We all know the moment is coming and that it’s only a matter of...

Jan 15, 2013 5:20 am

Medical Suspensions Report: Strikeforce: Marquardt vs. Saffiedine | MMA NEWS

The state of Oklahoma doesn’t play around when it comes to medically suspending combat sports athletes. We are so used to seeing a laundry list of fighters being put on the shelf for precautionary reasons that it is a breath of fresh air to list off just five-men. The final Strikeforce card last Saturday night...

Jan 15, 2013 5:15 am

Salary Report: Strikeforce: Marquardt vs. Saffiedine | MMA NEWS

It’s over, the Strikeforce promotion was bought, plundered and forced to shut down after a ZUFFA owned company purchased the fight promotion nearly two-years ago. The promotions last stand was put up on Showtime last Saturday and the guys who partook in the evenings festivities took home a pretty decent salary. Josh Barnett topped the...

Jan 15, 2013 5:00 am

Bisping Calls Belfort The Perfect Tune-Up Fight For Anderson Silva | UFC NEWS

“The good thing is Vitor Belfort is the perfect warm-up for Anderson Silva. He’s a southpaw, Anderson’s a southpaw, and they’re both incredible strikers. My skills against a southpaw have definitely improved a lot in this training camp. At the start of the camp I was struggling because things do change due to the stance....

Jan 14, 2013 6:39 pm

Exclusive: XFC’s Shah Bobonis Talks To Fist-ta-Cuff Radio | MMA NEWS

Sunday night’s episode of bjpenn.com’s Fist-ta-Cuff Radio show’s first guest of the evening was XFC fighter Shah Bobonis. Bobonis is a bantamweight fighter holding a MMA professional record of 15-6 and is on a seven-fight win streak. His most recent victory coming on September 28, 2012 at XFC 20: High Octane via unanimous decision.  ...

Jan 14, 2013 12:30 pm

Rousey: Carmouche ‘one clever chick’

The first ever female UFC champion, Ronda Rousey, talks about her upcoming title defense against Liz Carmouche. On not training with the Diaz brothers for her UFC debut: We’re kind of doing our own thing and renting out a gym and a house up in Big Bear and doing that, we’re bringing people in. You...

Jan 14, 2013 12:00 pm

VIDEO | Gracie Breakdown: Lauzon’s flying heel hook | MMA NEWS

In this episode of the Gracie Breakdown, Ryron and Rener are reporting directly from a Gracie Garage in Palm Beach, Florida where they are visiting a very dedicated Gracie University home-study family. They breakdown their two favorit submissions from the final Strikeforce card (Roger Gracie’s arm triangle and Jacare’s beautiful kimura) and then they give...

Jan 14, 2013 9:36 am

Exclusive: Rory MacDonald Promises to Embarrass Carlos Condit at UFC 158

  At just 23-years-old, British Columbia native, Rory MacDonald has an extremely bright future in front of him. He is already considered to be one of the top fighters in all of mixed martial arts and is already a contender for the UFC welterweight championship currently held by his good friend and teammate at Tri-Star,...