Archive: ufc news

Mar 7, 2013 3:49 pm

Erick Silva vs. John Hathaway set for UFC on FUEL TV 10 | UFC News

It was announced today that a welterweight match-up between Erick Silva (14-3 MMA, 2-2 UFC) and John Hathaway (17-1 MMA, 7-1 UFC) has been made official for the UFC on FUEL TV 10 event, which will also serve as the finale for the second season of the “Ultimate Fighter: Brazil”. Erick Silva, who was recently...

Mar 7, 2013 9:54 am

Sean Pierson vs. T.J. Waldburger added to UFC 161 in Winnipeg | UFC News

A welterweight match-up between former Toronto police officer Sean Pierson (13-6 MMA, 3-2 UFC) and T.J. Waldburger (16-7 MMA, 4-2 UFC) has been added to the upcoming UFC 161 card set for June 15 in Winnipeg, Canada. After a disappointing 1-2 start to begin his UFC career, Sean Pierson has since reeled off back-to-back victories...

Mar 7, 2013 9:19 am

Pat Barry vs. Shawn Jordan official for UFC 161 in Winnipeg | UFC News

A heavyweight bout between Pat Barry (8-5 MMA, 5-5 UFC) and Shawn Jordan (14-4 MMA, 2-1 UFC) is the latest addition to the recently announced UFC 161 card set for June 15 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Following recent losses to Cheick Kongo, Stefan Struve and Lavar Johnson, it appeared that Pat Barry was in a...

Mar 7, 2013 7:59 am

VIDEO | Ultimate Insider: Rory MacDonald Full Blast | UFC NEWS

“Rory MacDonald Full Blast” – An injury forced Rory MacDonald off UFC 158 but the welterweight prodigy still looms large as a likely future opponent for anyone hunting the 170 pound strap. MacDonald was mic’d up and provided the live commentary as Johny Hendricks put on a show at UFC 154.

Mar 7, 2013 7:58 am

Johnny Bedford and Erik Perez set to meet at UFC 159 | UFC News

Two undefeated bantamweight fighters are set to meet at UFC 159 in New Jersey, as it was announced that Johnny Bedford (19-9-1 MMA, 2-0 UFC) will take on Erik Perez (13-4 MMA, 3-0 UFC) at the Prudential Center on April 27. A semifinalist on “The Ultimate Fighter 14,” Johnny Bedford, has posted back-to-back knockout wins...

Mar 7, 2013 7:45 am

Mark Munoz vs. Tim Boetsch added to UFC 162 | UFC News

A middleweight match-up between Tim Boetsch (15-6 MMA, 7-4 UFC) and Mark Munoz (12-3 MMA, 7-3 UFC) is the latest addition to the UFC 162 card slated for July 6 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Boetsch returns to the octagon for the first time since suffering a TKO loss to fast-rising contender Constantinos Philippou at UFC...

Mar 7, 2013 7:31 am

Sam Stout vs. Isaac Vallie-Flagg added to UFC 161 in Winnipeg | UFC News

A lightweight match-up between Canadian Sam Stout (19-8-1 MMA, 8-7 UFC) and Strikeforce import Isaac Vallie-Flagg (14-3-1 MMA, 1-0 UFC) has been added to the UFC 161 card set for June 15 in Winnipeg. Stout makes a quick return to action following his hard-fought split-decision win over Strikeforce veteran, Caros Fodor, at February’s UFC 157 event....

Mar 7, 2013 7:12 am

BJPENN.COM RADIO FULL REPLAY: Cesar Gracie, Alan Belcher & Jake Shields | UFC NEWS

Last night BJPENN.COM Radio returned with an all-star line up of guests. Cesar Gracie discussed the upcoming UFC 158 main event between Nick Diaz and GSP. He also took the time to talk about the controversial Lloyd Irvin situation and the rest of the scheduled fights his team has coming up. Alan Belcher joined the...

Mar 6, 2013 1:25 pm

Riddle questions failed drug test | UFC NEWS

Matt Riddle is questioning the drug test that landed the welterweight in the unemployment line. In an in-depth interview with Bloody Elbow’s Steph Daniels, Riddle talked openly about a cornucopia of subjects, including the famed UFC on Fuel TV 7 post-fight drug test that revealed a positive result for marijuana. The result was Riddle’s second...

Mar 6, 2013 1:23 pm

Dana White Ranked 45th Most Powerful Person in Sports | UFC NEWS

Wednesday morning, Sports Illustrated released its list of the 50 Most Powerful People in Sports.  At number 45, right behind the President of the United States, Barrack Obama, sits UFC President Dana White. While these rankings are somewhat tongue-in-cheek (see No. 10, “Hedge Fund Dude”), the fact that Dana White is on this list indicates...

Mar 6, 2013 11:22 am

Anderson Silva vs Chris Weidman Official For UFC 162 | UFC NEWS

It’s finally official! A UFC Middleweight Championship bout between Anderson Silva and challenger Chris Weidman has been set for the July 4th Pay-Per-View weekend in Las Vegas. Newsdays’ Mark La Monica broke the news via Twitter today while working in Albany alongside UFC  Lorenzo Fertitta, Chris Weidman, Ronda Rousey, and others pushing for the legalization...

Mar 6, 2013 10:42 am

Mighty Mouse Johnson Hopes for Mid-June Return | UFC NEWS

UFC Flyweight champion, Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson, will undergo surgery for a partially torn labrum in his shoulder on Thursday.  The injury has forced him to pull out of a match against John Moraga slated to headline The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale on April 13.  This fight would have marked Johnson’s tenth fight since September...

Mar 6, 2013 10:33 am

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

The new BJPENN.COM Radio Airs tonight at 8:00 P.M. ET / 5:00 P.M. PT. 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,...

Mar 6, 2013 10:05 am

Ricco Rodriquez Allegedly Arrested On Suspicion Of DUI | MMA NEWS

Former UFC Heavyweight Champion Ricco Rodriguez was reportedly pulled over and arrested for suspicion of DUI early Sunday morning in Los Angeles, California. According to MMAWeekly, Rodriguez was booked for misdemeanor DUI after failing a breathalyzer test. Law enforcement stated that Rodriquez was cooperative and voluntarily took the breathalyzer test. Several hours after the arrest,...

Mar 6, 2013 10:01 am

VIDEO | The Ultimate Insider: What Makes Johny Hendricks Tick | UFC NEWS

Johny Hendricks’ path to the pinnacle of the welterweight division has been quick and devastating for his opponents. Bigg Rigg’s 3 Knockout of the Night performances in his past 5 fights have put him on the cusp of a title shot. See how his focus has never been sharper as he heads into UFC 158.

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...