Archive: ufc news

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...


Mar 4, 2013 9:48 am

Silva: I know sooner or later I’m going to have to stop | UFC NEWS

“I fight one fight at a time right now. I feel healthy, but I know sooner or later I’m gonna need to stop the job, but I’m happy for getting this feeling, this energy from my fans, make the show for my fans, make my fans happy.” “I’m so glad the UFC gave me the...

Mar 4, 2013 9:41 am

Leonard Garcia and Cody McKenzie Added to UFC 159 | UFC NEWS

  A new match-up between Cody McKenzie and  Leonard Garcia has been added to the UFC 159: Jones vs. Sonnen card. UFC 159 is slated for April 27, 2013 at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. The featherweight fighters were originally slated to fight in UFC 155: Dos Santos vs. Velasquez 2. Due to a suffered...

Mar 4, 2013 9:34 am

Okami Calls Out Bisping, “The Count” Says Get In Line | UFC NEWS

“Join the back of the line is all I’m going to say. Everybody seems to call me out at the moment. I’m happy with that. It means I’m going to have a job for a long, long time.” “I’m fighting Alan Belcher and all my attention goes to him. Yushin is an incredible opponent, and...

Mar 4, 2013 9:27 am

Silva: Stann Was So Close To Beating Me In The First Round | UFC NEWS

“I don’t know what happens here in Japan, man,” said Silva. “The fans just give me a lot of energy. I’m so happy to make all my fans around the world happy. That’s why I fight. I fight for you. I’m here because of you and my God, so thanks for the great support.” “I...

Mar 4, 2013 9:05 am

Quick Twitt | Hunt Breaks Struve’s Jaw | UFC NEWS

  People may have questioned the end to tonight’s co-main event of the UFC on Fuel TV 8.  Mark Hunt knocked Stefan Struve down in the third round and walked away apparently thinking the “Skyscraper” was out cold, but Herb Dean told him to keep going.  Then, after Hunt approached to continue, the referee waved...

Mar 2, 2013 9:42 pm

UFC On Fuel TV 8 Results: Hunt TKO’s Struve in Co-Main Event | UFC News

Mark Hunt brought the fireworks in the third round. Hunt TKO’d Stefan Struve in a battled of heavyweights in Saturday’s co-main event. Hunt landed a big left to start the third and followed again with another combination. Hunt backed Struve up and had him wobbly before knocking him out with a massive left hook. Hunt...

Mar 2, 2013 8:43 pm

UFC On Fuel TV 8 Results: Okami earns split decision win over Lombard | UFC NEWS

Two rounds of blueprint Yushin Okami led to a big victory Saturday at UFC on Fuel TV 8 in Japan. Okami won a 29-28, 29-28, 28-28 split decision over Hector Lombard The victory improves Okami to 30-7. Sensing desperation, Lombard hurt Okami with some huge punches to the head to start the third round. Lombard...

Mar 2, 2013 7:35 pm

UFC On Fuel TV 8 Results: Kim Wins Decisive Decision Over Bahadurzada | UFC NEWS

In the opening bout of the main card a welterweight bout between Siyar Bahadurzada and Dong Hyun Kim kicked things off on FUEL TV. In the opening frame of action the two fighters engaged in a brief stand-up exchange before the Korean born fighter took the fight to the ground around the midway point where...

Mar 2, 2013 8:53 am

UFC On FUEL TV 8 Preliminary Card Results & Discussion Thread | UFC NEWS

Tonight starting at 7:30 PM ET, the UFC kicks off its UFC on FUEL TV 8 event with a five-fight preliminary card set to air on facebook.com. Use this thread to follow along with the results and discuss the fights as they go down. PRELIMINARY CARD: (Facebook, 7:30 p.m. ET) Brad Tavares def. Riki Fukuda...

Mar 2, 2013 8:42 am

Condit Would Put His Money On GSP Over Diaz | UFC NEWS

Former WEC welterweight champion and UFC interim welterweight champion, Carlos Condit, is a man who has faced both Nick Diaz and Georges St-Pierre. With a rare insight into both their styles, “The Natural Born Killer” believes that GSP will take victory at UFC !58. Here is what Condit told the good guys over at MMAInterviews:...

Mar 2, 2013 8:34 am

VIDEO: UFC on FUEL TV 8 Weigh-Ins Replay | UFC NEWS

If you missed our live broadcast of the UFC on FUEL TV 8 weigh-ins, you can catch the full replay right here using the player above. All but one fighter made their contracted weight yesterday in Saitama, Japan. Click play above and find out who struggled and who had the best staredowns.

Mar 1, 2013 10:00 pm

UFC on FUEL TV 8 Weigh-In Results: Sanchez Missed The Mark | UFC NEWS

In what will be Sanchez’s first bid back down at lightweight, following an unsuccessful title challenge against BJ Penn, Diego missed the mark and came in heavy for his fight against Takanori Gomi. The Ultimate Fighter season 1 winner, packed his bags and moved up to welterweight following his title defeat, but as of late...

Mar 1, 2013 2:30 pm

Thiago, Benoist added to UFC on FX 8 in Brazil | UFC NEWS

UFC on FX 8 in Brazil just added two welterweights with plenty to gain. Paulo Thiago (14-5) and Lance Benoist (6-2) are the latest additions to UFC on FX 8, according to several published reports. And both welterweights could be fighting for their UFC lives. Thiago is 1-4 in his past five outings. He started...

Mar 1, 2013 1:03 pm

Former UFC middleweight Jason MacDonald retires from MMA | MMA News

After 40+ fights in a career that spanned nearly 15 years, Canadian Jason “The Athlete” MacDonald has decided to hang up the gloves and retire from MMA. MacDonald (25-16 MMA, 6-7 UFC) had originally stated that he would return to the octagon following his UFC on FUEL TV 3 loss to Tom Lawlor last May....

Mar 1, 2013 9:51 am

Western Australia Bans MMA Fighting in Cage

Effective today, March 1, 2013, Western Australia becomes the second state alongside Victoria to ban mixed martial arts fighting in a cage in Australia. First announced in January, the decision was handed down by Sport Minister Terry Waldron and WA Premier Colin Barnett, who has denounced the cage for projecting a negative image. “I think...