Archive: ufc news

Dec 17, 2012 12:18 pm

$447,000 total reported payroll for TUF 16 Finale | UFC News

The Ultimate Fighter Finale 16 payroll Timothy Elliott: $12,000 (includes $6,000 win bonus) vs. Jared Papazian: $6,000 Mike Rio: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus) vs. John Cofer: $6,000 Hugo Viana: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus) vs. Reuben Duran: $8,000 Anthony Waldburger: $28,000 (includes $14,000 win bonus) vs. Nick Catone: $13,000 Rustam Khabilov: $16,000 (includes $8,000...

Dec 17, 2012 12:11 pm

VIDEO | GSP vs. Diaz Promo | UFC NEWS

The Hype train has left the station. On the heels of the GSP vs. Diaz announcement, FlyWin Evolutions Ent. has put together this amazing promo video for the UFC 158 main event.

Dec 17, 2012 11:27 am

Bisping To Get Title Shot With Win Over Belfort Says UFC Boss | UFC NEWS

Michael “The Count” Bisping has long campaigned for a shot at UFC gold. It would seem that now all he has to do is get past Vitor Belfort. “If Bisping wins, Bisping will probably will get that next shot. If not, we’ll see what happens,” said UFC President Dana White at last weekends TUF 16...

Dec 17, 2012 11:22 am

VIDEO | Joe Lauzon: I’m going to submit Jim Miller at UFC 155 | UFC NEWS

“I was very disappointed that Gray Maynard got hurt but at the same time, whenever I’ve had guys pull out last minute, I’ve had great fights. It happened when I fought Gabe Reudigar, it happened when I fought Jamie Varner, and it’s going to happen when I fight Jim Miller. “This is going to be...

Dec 17, 2012 11:12 am

PHOTO | Rousimar Palhares Broke Foot Early In Lombard Fight | UFC NEWS

“During the fight, my kick was working well. But soon in the first round, one of my kicks hit Lombard’s shin below his knee. I heard a snap, and I knew something bad happened. From that moment on, I [started] feeling my foot more and more numb and without strength to walk around the Octagon.”

Dec 17, 2012 10:10 am

Tom Watson vs. Stanislav Nedkov set for UFC on FUEL TV 7 in London | UFC News

A middleweight bout between former BAMMA champ Tom Watson (15-5 MMA, 0-1 UFC) and Bulgarian fighter Stanislav Nedkov (12-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) is the latest addition to February’s UFC on FUEL TV 7 card. Watson made his UFC debut earlier this year at UFC on FUEL TV 5, where he suffered a close split-decision loss to...

Dec 17, 2012 9:48 am

EXCLUSIVE| Kyle Kingsbury “I’m on the Fence if I want to Fight Again or Not”

  Kyle Kingsbury is one of the most likeable fighters in MMA today. A memorable cast member on The Ultimate Fighter Season 8, Kingsbury instantly became a fan favorite in the UFC’s light heavyweight division for his entertaining personality and pure athletic ability. A product of the world renowned American Kickboxing Academy, Kingsbury started his...

Dec 15, 2012 10:02 pm

Patrick Cote vs. Alessio Sakara rematch set for UFC 158 in Montreal | UFC News

A rematch between middleweights Patrick Cote (18-8 MMA, 5-8 UFC) and Alessio Sakara (15-10 MMA, 6-7 UFC) has been added to UFC 158 set for March 16, 2013 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Sakara thought he had earned a TKO victory over “The Predator” this past month at UFC 154 in Montreal. However, to Sakara’s displeasure,...

Dec 15, 2012 9:22 pm

Johny Hendricks vs. Jake Ellenberger set for UFC 158 in Montreal | UFC News

It appears that Johny Hendricks (14-1 MMA, 9-1 UFC) will not sit back and wait for a title shot after all. “Big Rigg” will instead take on welterweight contender Jake Ellenberger (28-6 MMA, 7-2 UFC) this March at UFC 158 in Montreal. Ironically, Hendricks will now throw down on the same card as welterweight champ Georges St....

Dec 15, 2012 9:00 pm

UFC TUF 16 Finale: Dustin Poirier vs. Jonathan Brookins Result and Analysis

The first fight on the FX Televised main card for the ultimate fighter 16 finale showcased two young featherweight prospects, Dustin Poirier vs. Jonathan Brookins. These two battled it out going blow for blow on the feet with both fighters connecting and rocking each other. They traded punches back and forth until Poirier was able...

Dec 15, 2012 8:56 pm

The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale Results: Nelson First To Stop Mitrione, Barry & Poirier Victorious

The Ultimate Fighter franchise has a new champion. Team Nelson’s Colton Smith decisively took out Canada’s top prospect Mike Ricci with a grueling three-round decision victory that displayed the Army Combative specialists superior grappling skill. Top featherweight fighter Dustin Poirier returned to the cage and the win column tonight in an impressive first round stoppage...

Dec 15, 2012 8:50 pm

Georges St. Pierre vs Nick Diaz official as UFC 158 headliner | UFC News

UFC officials confirmed today that former Strikeforce welterweight champ Nick Diaz (26-8 MMA, 7-5 UFC) will face current UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre (23-2 MMA, 17-2 UFC) in the main event of UFC 158, set for March 16th in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. GSP and Diaz were originally scheduled to fight in October of 2011 at UFC...

Dec 15, 2012 5:49 pm

The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale Live Play by Play

Sean McClure is providing play by play for tonight’s Ultimate Fighter 16 finale. The main event features Roy Nelson versus Matt Mitrione. *** 9:52 PM Renato Laranja just called me and informed me that he has declared Roy Nelson the winner of the main event. -Roy Nelson (17-7; #10 Heavyweight) vs. Matt Mitrione (5-1) Round...

Dec 15, 2012 12:20 pm

Pre-Fight Interview: Matt Mitrione Discusses What It’s Like To Be A Blackzilian

Facing off against Roy Nelson is not an easy task for any man. Just ask UFC heavyweight champion, Junior dos Santos. But for Matt Mitrione, he is relishing the opportunity. Fresh off a new training camp with South Florida’s “Blackzilians” Mitrione discusses tonight’s main event fight in the video featured here.

Dec 15, 2012 11:43 am

Lombard vs Palhares, Sotiropoulos vs Pearson Full Fight Highlights (Video)

Video: UFC on FUEL: Highlights: UFC on FX 6 If you missed last nights UFC on FX 6 event, have no fear. FUEL TV has put together this post-fight analysis and recap with breakdowns and commentary from not only Jay Glazer, but also Chael Sonnen and UFC lightweight champion, Benson Henderson.

Dec 15, 2012 11:36 am

VIDEO | UFC on FX 6 Post-Fight Press Conference (Replay)

Yesterday evening, fighters from the now concluded “TUF Smashes” reality show squared off on FX for their series finale. In addition to the “TUF” fighters, notables like Hector Lombard and Rousimar Palhares waged war infront of a sold out arena in Australia. Following the event we aired a post-fight press conference on BJPENN.COM, but if...