Archive: ufc news

Oct 2, 2012 1:15 pm

Forrest Griffin Post UFC 101 Suspension & Fine Kept Hush Until Now | UFC News

  Yesterday, reported Forrest Griffin admitting to testing positive  for Xanax at UFC 101. Greg Sirb, Executive Director of the Pennsylvania State Athletic Commission confirms Forrest Griffin tested positive.  He was suspended for 30 days and all of the information was listed in the Association of Boxing Commissions database. Sirb states,  Griffin followed through...

Oct 2, 2012 12:28 pm

Charlie Brenneman Released By UFC Following Consecutive Losses | UFC NEWS

One of the welterweight divisions top talents announced today via twitter that he has been released by the UFC following two-straight losses inside the Octagon. After a last-minute booking and subsequent victory over the fast rising Rick Story, Charlie “The Spaniard” Brenneman catapulted his stock and rankings all within a night. However, in his post-Rick...

Oct 2, 2012 11:58 am

Chad Mendes slated to face Harcan Dias at UFC on FX6 | UFC News

  UFC featherweight, Chad Mendes is slated to face Harcan Dias at UFC on FX6 taking place Saturday, Dec. 15, at Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre in Broadbeach, Gold Coast, Australia. The main card airs live on FX Friday, Dec. 14, in the U.S. due to the time difference following prelims on FUEL TV....

Oct 2, 2012 11:29 am

Mitrione Explains Reason For Turning Down Cormier Fight | UFC NEWS

First, I want to thank Dana White and Joe Silva for even offering that fight. It was an honor to get that call, and I would love to fight Daniel Cormier, but I’m just not ready right now. He has Olympic level wrestling, and although I have spent a great deal of time working on...

Oct 2, 2012 11:02 am

Darren Elkins vs. Steven Siler Booked For UFC 154 | UFC NEWS

A featherweight contest has just been added to next month’s UFC 154 event in the form of Steven Siler vs. Darren Elkins. TUF veteran Siler confirmed the booking through his official Twitter account and the bout will likely be featured on the evening’s preliminary card. UFC 154 is set to go down on Nov. 17th...

Oct 2, 2012 10:20 am

LIVE Stream: Invicta FC Weigh Ins This Friday | MMA NEWS

All 28 fighters participating in Saturday’s Invicta FC 3: Penne vs. Sugiyama women’s world championship Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) event at Memorial Hall will weigh in on Friday. The weigh in is open to the public, free of charge, and will stream live on In the main event and first-ever Invicta FC world championship...

Oct 2, 2012 10:16 am

The Ultimate Fighter Finale Tickets Go On Sale Next Week | UFC NEWS

A heated rivalry between two of the sport’s hardest-hitting heavyweights will be settled on Saturday, Dec. 15 when the Ultimate Fighting Championship makes its long awaited return to The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino. Former UFC interim heavyweight champion Shane Carwin will meet The Ultimate Fighter® season 10 winner Roy “Big Country” Nelson...

Oct 1, 2012 1:44 pm

Forrest Griffin Fails Drug Test After Taking Xanax | UFC News

>Referring to his bout opposite Anderson  Silva in UFC 101, Forrest Griffin told MMA Hour. “I failed my drug test I think for Xanax.  I had a doctor’s prescription, I was just, I didn’t do it before the fight, I did it the night before, I was nervous and I couldn’t sleep.”   Griffin makes...

Oct 1, 2012 12:32 pm

Open Fighter Tryouts for The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 2 on Oct 14 at Rio de Janerio

Today, UFC officials announced open fighter tryouts for “The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 2” is scheduled for Oct. 14 at Windsor Barra Hotel in Rio de Janeiro.    Hopefuls for “TUF: Brazil 2” must be between the ages of 18 and 35 and have at least three verifiable professional fights, two of which must be victories....

Oct 1, 2012 8:21 am

Quick Twitt | Daniel Cormier Pushes For Pat Barry Fight | MMA NEWS

Taking to twitter to campaign for his Frank Mir replacement, Strikeforce HW Grand Prix Champion, Daniel Cormier started the push for Pat Barry recently. Does this wrestler vs. striker matchup make sense or is Cormier just fishing in the UFC’s pond for anyone he can get?

Oct 1, 2012 7:36 am

Struve Calls For Step Up In Competition, Wants Fabricio Werdum | UFC NEWS

“There’s not a lot of other guys in the heavyweight division on a four-fight win streak right now. Four finishes in my last four fights. I believe I won six of my last seven. I’m not even sure. I think I got 29 pro wins now, but I think I’m closing in on that, but...