Archive: ufc news

Jan 5, 2013 11:12 am

Michael McDonald Relates His Fighting Career To His Religious Beliefs

The English fans are getting a title fight next month when the UFC returns to British soil for UFC on FUEL TV 7. Interim bantamweight champion, Renan Barao will make his first title defense against the fast rising Michael McDonald.           Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Jan 4, 2013 11:38 am

Eddie Alvarez Losing His Cool Over UFC / Bellator Negotations | MMA NEWS

If you haven’t been following along, top free agent, Eddie Alvarez is in contract limbo waiting to make the move to the UFC. The Bellator organization is doing what they can to halt that move. Little is known about what is going on behind the scenes, but reports have been that Bellator matched a UFC...

Jan 4, 2013 10:47 am

VIDEO | Overeem, Sapp & Hunt Compete In Tug Of War | UFC NEWS

Yesterday we featured a clip of MMA Icons battling it out over an arm wrestling table and today I have the same men testing their strength in a tug of war competition that aired on Japanese Television. Check it out: Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Jan 4, 2013 10:16 am

Exclusive: Marcus Brimage Discusses Fighting, Taxes and Dropping to 145

  27-year-old Marcus Brimage is just beginning his career as a mixed martial artist. The Alabama native defeated previously undefeated Jimmy Hettes at UFC 152 in September to run his record in the Octagon to a perfect 3-0. Although he has been competing since 2007, the active duty National Guardsmen has just seven total fights...

Jan 3, 2013 11:09 am

UFC 155 Prelims Draw Solid Ratings | UFC News

This past weekend’s UFC 155 preliminary card had some of the best reported TV ratings in the UFC on FX’s history. The UFC 155 prelims on FX was headlined by a bantamweight bout between Eddie Wineland and Brad Pickett. To date, the UFC’s cable partner, FX, has hosted 14 preliminary-card broadcasts for pay-per-view and UFC on FOX cards respectively....

Jan 3, 2013 9:35 am

Tyron Woodley replaces Erick Silva, meets Jay Hieron at UFC 156 | UFC News

UFC officials announced yesterday that former Strikeforce welterweight title contender Tyron Woodley (10-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) will make his octagon debut at UFC 156, when he faces Jay Hieron (23-6 MMA, 0-3 UFC). Woodley got the call and agreed to step in to replace an injured Erick Silva (14-3 MMA, 2-2 UFC) on the Febraury card. A timetable for Silva’s...

Jan 3, 2013 9:24 am

VIDEO | A Swollen JDS Says He Hurt His Face Against Cain Velasquez

“I’d like to thank all my fans who were rooting for me at this fight against Cain Velasquez. All the time my hands get hurt during the fight, but this time I go my face hurt. My hands are feeling 100 percent, but my face got a little [swollen this time], you know? It’s for...

Jan 2, 2013 10:35 am

Dana White Willing To Hire Mike Dolce For Cris Cyborg | UFC NEWS

“She can get to this weight,” said White. “We have an expert who can help you lose weight in a healthy way. We have Mike Dolce, who has wrestlers lose weight and still feel good and it’s all about your diet. He is 100 percent ready to work with her and will not cost anything...

Jan 2, 2013 10:30 am

UFC Hall of Famer Dan Severn Retires

After participating in more than 120 fights, Dan Severn has finally decided that it’s time to hang up his MMA gloves and move on from life inside the cage. Severn, a UFC Hall of Famer, began his career in the UFC. Today that would seem unusual since the UFC is regarded as the pinnacle of...

Jan 2, 2013 10:26 am

Dana White: Nick Diaz Doesn’t Return My Calls Or Texts | UFC NEWS

“This is a fight that [Diaz] wanted, he really wanted this fight bad. And Georges St. Pierre called him out. He’s getting it. I expect Diaz to be there. Nick Diaz does not return my calls or texts. Nothing. It’s Nick Diaz. He doesn’t have to call me, he doesn’t have to text me; but,...