Archive: ufc news

Nov 14, 2012 10:23 am

Following Silva Fight Fitch Believes He Has Caught His Second Wind | UFC NEWS

“Erick Silva’s a very tough fighter, but I believe this is the new Jon Fitch. I kinda got a second wind in my career, and we’re gonna see a lot of bigger and better fights for me.” “I think it’s partly an accumulation of years of training and finally having the confidence in my full...

Nov 14, 2012 10:19 am

Kampann Doesn’t Think GSP vs. Silva Is The Fight To Make | UFC NEWS

“I think [St-Pierre] is going to get knocked out. That’s my honest answer. Everything aside, I’d much rather see Anderson Silva fight Jon Jones. [Silva] is calling out the smaller guy. I’d like to see him fight Jon Jones. I think that’s a much more interesting fight, and that’s not just from my personal perspective....

Nov 14, 2012 9:49 am

ESPN Posts Their Middleweight Rankings; Things Getting Interesting | MMA NEWS

ESPN has released their mixed martial arts middlewight rankings once again and it reflects the traffic jam that is the 185 pound weight class. No surprise that Anderson Silva is the king at 185, but there are a few surprises. Brian Stann has disappeared after his loss to Michael Bisping. Speaking of The Count, Bisping...

Nov 14, 2012 9:28 am

VIDEO | Carlos Condit: “GSP’s Knee Is Not Off Limits”

“Georges is such a dynamic fighter. He is an incredible athlete. He is a powerful, explosive guy. Between takedowns and strikes, there is a lot to deal with. I really feel like Georges is the undisputed champion. He has been so dominant in the division for the last several years, he has been undefeated and...

Nov 14, 2012 6:38 am

UFC Confirms Dates for UFC 157, UFC on Fuel 7 & UFC on Fuel 8

  Last night on Fuel TV’s UFC Tonight it was announced that the UFC has set dates for three upcoming events in 2013. All but one has a location. UFC 157 will take place on February 23 in Anaheim, CA. The last time the organization was at the Honda Center Junior Dos Santos knocked out Cain Velasquez...

Nov 14, 2012 6:24 am

Alistair Overeem to Face Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva at UFC 156

  According to a report in the Las Vegas Review-Journal former Strikeforce Heavyweight Champion Alistair Overeem will face Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva at UFC 156 on Super Bowl Weekend February 2nd in Las Vegas. Overeem is currently serving a suspension and this fight is pending until he applies for and receives his license from the Nevada...

Nov 14, 2012 4:00 am

Photo Gallery: Celeste Shows Off In Latest Maxim Shoot

What’s life without a good ole Arianny Celeste photo feature at least once every few weeks? In her latest works of art the UFC’s lead ring card holder graces the pages of the December issue of Maxim Magazine and we have the pics.

Nov 13, 2012 3:22 pm

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | Hip Hop Chess CEO Talks BJ, Org, and Challenges MMA Stars

Founded by award wining lecturer and author Adisa Banjoko, the HHCF is dedicated to providing an inclusive setting for individuals to interact, play and develop life strategy skills with people they perceive as mentors. “Despite the school system’s best efforts and intentions, and the efforts of overworked parents, the past generations have suffered from lack...

Nov 13, 2012 3:21 pm

Anthony Perosh Injured; Pokrajac in at UFC on FX 6 | UFC NEWS

Anthony Perosh is out of his UFC on FX bout after sustaining a nasty toe injury. An always game Igor Pokrajac stepped up as his replacement and will now face Joey Beltran at next month’s UFC on FX 6. Beltran was a heavyweight, but was released from his contract after going 1-4. He picked up...

Nov 13, 2012 3:20 pm

Eddie Yagin Out of UFC on FOX With Injury | UFC NEWS

UFC featherweight contender Eddie Yagin has been forced out of his bout with Dennis Siver at UFC on Fox 5. Yagin was diagnosed with a serious injury that placed him in the hospital with apparent swelling around his brain. Iridium Sports Agency’s Jason House today confirmed with MMA Fighting that Yagin is currently hospitalized due...

Nov 13, 2012 10:35 am

Cris “Cyborg” Santos Advised by Doctors Not to Cut to 135

  Fans, fighters and even Dana White may be disappointed with the news that is coming out of Cris “Cyborg” Santos camp this morning. In a report on MMAWeekly it seems that doctors have advised the former Strikeforce Women’s Featherweight Champion not to attempt to cut down to 135lbs so she can face Ronda Rousey for...

Nov 13, 2012 10:08 am

UFC Heavyweight Champion Junior Dos Santos Signs Deal with Nike | UFC NEWS

  Nike has added a third UFC champion to their stable as they have recently signed heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos to an endorsement deal. UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva and UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones are the two other UFC fighters who have preceded him. In a report posted on Brazilian website SporTV Nike...

Nov 12, 2012 12:37 pm

Anderson Silva says he will NOT challenge GSP at UFC 154 | UFC News

Last Wednesday, UFC President Dana White claimed that UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva (33-4 MMA, 16-0 UFC) would be heading to Montreal to challenge Georges St. Pierre (22-2 MMA, 16-2 UFC) to a 2013 “Superfight”, if GSP was to defeat Carlos Condit in the evenings main event. However, contrary to the statements made by the UFC President,...

Nov 12, 2012 8:08 am

Condit: “I Have Nothing To Lose” At UFC 154 | UFC NEWS

“I have nothing to lose. He’s out there, he’s got his friends, his family, everybody’s watching, he’s in his hometown, feel like all the pressure’s on him. I can just go out there and shine. It’s a very familiar role. I’ve found myself in this position time and time again throughout my career, and I...

Nov 12, 2012 8:03 am

VIDEO | The Return of Georges St-Pierre | UFC NEWS

Georges St-Pierre was a stable at the top of the welterweight division before being struck by a devastating knee injury. With over a year of recovery and a renewed motivation to stake his claim in the division, GSP is set to return to the Octagon on Nov. 17th at UFC 154.

Nov 12, 2012 7:54 am

Bisping: I think fans are warming to me, a little | UFC NEWS

“I like to play with it and say I’m hated everywhere I go,” said Bisping with a smile on The MMA Hour. “But to be honest, that isn’t the case. I think you get a lot of people together, and there’s a pantomime effect, the ol’ boo or whatever. But generally, for the most part...

Nov 12, 2012 7:41 am

VIDEO | Thiago Silva Shows Sick Submission Skills |UFC NEWS

An ecstatic Thiago Silva joined FUEL TV’s Gareth Davies after submitting Stanislav Nedkov with a wicked arm triangle choke at FUEL TV 6. Silva showed amazing improvement in his striking game and his impressive performance thrilled the Chinese crowd.

Nov 10, 2012 9:02 pm

Exclusive: Matt Hughes Part 2: GSP vs. Condit, GSP vs. Silva and BJ vs. Rory MacDonald

  The welterweight division has had its share of dominant champions, Hughes included. Georges St. Pierre is the latest champion who has defeated everyone the UFC has put in front of him. After suffering through a dry spell where there weren’t many legitimate contenders it looks as though the division is on a huge upswing...