Archive: ufc news

Dec 12, 2012 11:41 am

Belfort Believes Anderson Silva Takes Jon Jones Out On The Feet | UFC NEWS

“Anderson vs. GSP is meaningless. It would make sense if Anderson fought Jon Jones. Anderson is a fighter at another level. I’m not underestimating Jones but appraising Anderson. He’s one of the best that has existed, I always thought it.” “It is very nice to see his success. I know what he has gone through....

Dec 12, 2012 11:29 am

Mark Hominick Retires From Mixed Martial Arts Competition | UFC NEWS

“I truly got to live my passion and follow my dreams by competing in mixed martial arts, especially under the Zuffa banner, but UFC 154, that’s the last fight I’ll be in the octagon, as I’m retiring and looking to move on to the next phase of my career. As a family, I have young...

Dec 12, 2012 11:12 am

VIDEO | Dana White: “This is the Ronda Rousey Show” | UFC NEWS

“I’m putting my toe in the water, and I’m checking it out,” said White. “There’s no doubt, for people who say, ‘Oh, this is the Ronda Rousey show,’ f—— right it is. You’re absolutely right. I’m not trying to shy away from that and say, ‘Oh no, we’re getting into women’s MMA.’ This is the...

Dec 12, 2012 11:07 am

Mousasi: I don’t believe I ever trained for a fight | MMA NEWS

“I was overstrained, not motivated, not training well. I think that had something to do with it. This year-layoff got me hungry again and I’m training really good now. I think, it was good (the layoff), I’m making it a positive thing. I was just fighting. I won the belt in DREAM, I won the...

Dec 12, 2012 10:43 am

Exclusive: Liz Carmouche Talks UFC 157 Bout Against Ronda Rousey

  On February 23rd in Anaheim, CA history will be made as two women will fight inside the famed Octagon for the first time in the organizations history. Ronda Rousey the first ever UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion will defend her title against former Strikeforce/Invicta FC fighter Liz Carmouche. Regardless of the outcome, fifty years from...

Dec 11, 2012 5:06 pm

UFC ON Fox 5 Ratings Peak At Nearly 6 Million Viewers

  A average of 4.4 million viewers tuned in the Saturday’s UFC on FOX 5 event broadcast for a 5 share having FOX in the top spot among adults ages 18-49 according to TVbytheNumbers  though the numbers are not official.  An improvement from UFC on FOX 4 (August)  and UFC on FOX 3 (May). Each of...

Dec 11, 2012 12:16 pm

Roy Nelson on VADA testing: “I’m just trying to clean up the sport.” | UFC News

Roy “Big Country”  Nelson has quest to make VADA testing more mainstream within the sport. He spoke with Steph Daniels last week when the Volunteer Anti-Doping Association (VADA)  proposal had been issued for 3 or 4 days with this to say: Lack of response from Mitrione on VADA testing proposal: “He told me, when we were on...

Dec 11, 2012 11:51 am

BJPenn.Com Radio Talks to Three Journalists About BJ Penn’s Future

  Saturday night was a tough night for all members of Team Penn. It’s not the loss that hurts so much, but watching BJ lose after he worked so hard to get in shape and prove to himself and everyone else he still has what it takes to be successful was the toughest part. No...

Dec 11, 2012 11:26 am

Mitrione Denied VADA Testing Only Due To Inconvenience | UFC NEWS

“Roy asked me, I don’t remember what day it was, whatever day it was, it was probably a week and a half something like that ago,” Mitrione said. “I just never, I had a bunch of other things going on. It felt like a little bit of a distraction, I just wasn’t able to. I...

Dec 11, 2012 11:22 am

UFC on Fox 5 Prelims On FX Draw Solid TV Audience | UFC NEWS

UFC on FOX 5 preliminary card topped the 1-million viewers mark for the 8th time.  The FX broadcast followed  prelim fight on Facebook between Scott Jorgensen and John Albert, though that fight also made it to the FX broadcast following the 6 live fights averaging  1.2 million viewers.  That’s up from the 980,000 who tuned in...

Dec 11, 2012 11:19 am

Prospect Watch | Raja Shippen Does Work In Thailand (Free Fight Video)

Orange County California plays host to some top up-and-coming talent. Raja Shippen, who trains out of Reign Training Center with Mark Munoz is a prime example of such. In his latest outing, the OC resident took to Phuket, Thailand to put his stand-out skills on display.

Dec 11, 2012 10:52 am

Afraid Of No Man: Condit Will Accept MacDonald Rematch If Asked | UFC NEWS

“Carlos Condit doesn’t back down from any man. If the UFC asks us to fight Rory MacDonald, Carlos will take the fight.” In a quick two line statement issued to MMAWeekly.com, Carlos Condit’s manager, Malki Kawa went on record and said his client would gladly accept any fight the UFC requests of him, including a...

Dec 11, 2012 10:46 am

VIDEO | TUF 16 Finale Preview | UFC NEWS

Knockout artist Roy “Big Country” Nelson faces off against Matt Mitrione, his former The Ultimate Fighter teammate. Plus, TUF finalists Colton Smith and Mike Ricci compete for a six-figure UFC contract.

Dec 10, 2012 2:38 pm

Silva Requests 10-Fight Contract from UFC | UFC NEWS

When you’re considered the “greatest of all time” I guess it’s fair to say that you can ask for anything your championship heart desires…and that’s exactly what Anderson Silva has been doing. He has been very adamant about getting the super-fight with GSP drawn up, although it seems that may not happen this time around,...

Dec 10, 2012 1:45 pm

My UFC on Fox 5 M.V.P.

  UFC on Fox 5 was met with great anticipation and for the most part the card delivered a lot of great action and exceptional performances. Many of the fighters made huge statements on Saturday night so it wasn’t easy to determine who my MVP was going to be. The undercard began with what was...

Dec 10, 2012 12:04 pm

Ben Henderson Stole Thigh Punch Technique From Bruce Leeroy | UFC NEWS

The reigning UFC Lightweight champ Ben Henderson tells Fuel TV post UFC on Fox 5 he got the “thigh punch” move from Alex “Bruce Leeroy” Caceres. “I actually planned that.  I’ve got to thank Alex Caceres on that one.  He came up to the MMA Lab and he did it to me and it actually hurt....

Dec 10, 2012 11:00 am

Dana White: People Don’t Grasp How Good Anderson Silva Really Is | UFC NEWS

“Anderson Silva is so far the best fighter in the world, (expletive) pound-for-pound, they ought to make a whole other list for him. I don’t know what you call it, but he should be on that list. That’s how good this guy is. This guy is 38 years old and still performing at the level....

Dec 10, 2012 10:46 am

Chris Camozzi Wants First Crack At Luke Rockhold | UFC NEWS

“The reason I told the UFC they should match me up with Luke, is because I was looking at some rankings the other day, and I saw his name in the Top 10, and I just thought that was kind of ridiculous. He hasn’t fought in a while, and I can’t even say that I’ve...

Dec 10, 2012 10:40 am

Quick Twitt | Josh Koscheck Calls Out Rory MacDonald | UFC NEWS

Longtime UFC welterweight standout Josh Koscheck took to twitter to throw his name in the hat as a possible opponent for the fast rising Rory MacDonald. Rory wants his rematch with Condit, but if that can’t happen is Kos a suitable option?

Dec 10, 2012 10:24 am

Schaub vs. Johnson Shifted To UFC 157 | UFC NEWS

Originally scheduled to face off on last weekend’s UFC on FOX 5 preliminary card, Schaub vs. Johnson was forced to be rescheduled after a last minute Johnson withdrawal. The two heavyweights are now set to face off in Anaheim on the UFC 157 fight card. UFC 157 is set to take place on February 23...