Archive: ufc news


Nov 23, 2012 8:08 am

Anderson Silva says he will fight whomever the UFC wants, GSP or Jon Jones!

The pound-for-pound king and middleweight champion Anderson Silva is in attendance for UFC 154 in Canada tonight. Before the show Silva talked to the media and of course was asked about the possible fight with Georges St-Pierre, should GSP defeat Condit tonight. Silva said he would fight GSP, but more interesting was that he said...

Nov 22, 2012 8:44 am

HAPPY THANKSGIVING FROM BJPENN.COM

In America we celebrate Thanksgiving once per year and have been doing so since 1621, it’s a pretty historical day for us here. So today, while we strap ourselves in and prepare for a ridiculous feast with our closest friends and family, the staff at BJPENN.COM would like to wish everyone a HAPPY THANKSGIVING! If...

Nov 21, 2012 3:16 pm

Todd Duffee Returns: Set To Face Phil DeFries At UFC 155 | UFC News

Todd Duffee has officially been re-signed by the UFC. The once highly touted heavyweight prospect is back following a nearly two year stint outside of the UFC. The Las Vegas Sun first reported the news. Duffee was cut back in 2010 after a knockout loss to Mike Russow in a fight that Duffee dominated up...

Nov 21, 2012 10:31 am

Chris Weidman Injured, Out Of UFC 155 Bout Against Tim Boetsch, Philippou In | UFC NEWS

In a report first released by Long Island’s “Newsday.com”, UFC middleweight contender Chris Weidman has been reported as injured and out of his scheduled UFC 155 bout against Tim Boetsch. UFC officials later confirmed the news through their official twitter channel. The report reads: Long Island’s Chris Weidman, one of the top UFC middleweight fighters,...

Nov 21, 2012 10:06 am

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | Josh Thomson on Transitioning to the UFC, Strikeforce, AKA, Women…

With all of the talk about Strikeforce closing its doors circulating – there is a collective mixture of emotions. Guys like Luke Rockhold, Gilbert Melendez, Frank Shamrock, and Josh Thomson have helped build the organization, and they are now facing the first time they would step out of the organization in quite a while –...

Nov 21, 2012 9:59 am

Betting Odds: Anderson Silva Opens Up As Favorite Over GSP | UFC NEWS

The proposed “Super Fight” between Anderson Silva and Georges St-Pierre isn’t even booked yet. True, it is on the UFC’s radar, but according to UFC President Dana White it hasn’t even hit the negotiations phase yet. With so much talk of the fight happening next year odds makers have set a betting line for the...

Nov 21, 2012 9:49 am

Rashad Evans: I Think GSP Beats Anderson Silva | UFC NEWS

“Oh yeah, I definitely think he has a shot against Anderson. One thing about Anderson is this right here: Anderson’s a great fighter, but one thing with Anderson is that he has such a problem with defending the takedown. And then on the ground even sometimes he allows people to advance position way too much.”...

Nov 21, 2012 9:44 am

Hendricks: GSP Can’t Take Me Down | UFC NEWS

“Well I’m not as good as Anderson, but I believe I have what it takes to beat GSP. I’m a wrestler, I’ve been wrestling since I was five. And, they say that’s what GSP is the strongest at and also I have knockout power. I can lay anybody out at any given moment. The only...

Nov 21, 2012 9:15 am

Benson Henderson Details Training In The Cage For Diaz Trash Talk | UFC NEWS

“We’re definitely trying to prepare for his physical tools, his long reach, his boxing style that he has. But, the biggest thing we’ve had trouble with, to be honest, is we’ve been having my teammates talking trash inside the Octagon, and have me stay calm and not be worked up. I was having a hard...

Nov 21, 2012 9:10 am

Josh Koscheck Gunning For The 209 And Nick Diaz In 2013 Return | UFC NEWS

“That is a fight I’ll take all day long,” said Koscheck of the possibility of a clash with Diaz, who is still on a suspension handed down by the Nevada State Athletic Commission following his UFC 143 bout with Carlos Condit in February. “I feel like it’s a great matchup for me and I believe...

Nov 21, 2012 8:48 am

Coash Says Velasquez Made A Mistake In Taking JDS Rematch | UFC NEWS

“We are quiet, with a good team. It will be a great fight. Cain is a great athlete, no doubt, but he made a mistake by asking for this rematch so soon. Even though he is coming off a victory (against Silva), he was knocked out (by dos Santos). He’ll have to risk closing the...

Nov 21, 2012 8:42 am

Alistair Overeem Settles Lawsuit With Former Management | UFC NEWS

Late last year UFC heavyweight contender, Alistair Overeem, defected from his long-time management and team over at Golden Glory citing “Breach of Trust”. The Netherlands based organization took to the Nevada court system to try and settle the dispute and receive money’s owed to them based on the earnings of Alistair. It’s been an ongoing...

Nov 21, 2012 8:34 am

Dan Hardy Not Interested In Bout with Riddle, But Koscheck? | UFC NEWS

“I’m not a matchmaker and that’s not my job, but if I was to pick an opponent, (a fight with Riddle) wouldn’t even come into my head, to be honest. I don’t like looking at the guy, so obviously training for him for eight weeks would be tiring. There’s a lot of talent in the...

Nov 20, 2012 11:03 am

White Growing Frustrated With Fighters Who Turn Down Fights | UFC NEWS

“(Kongo) turned down the fight whether it was on short notice or whatever. It’s the second fight he’s turned down in a row… It’s a lot more normal with guys who are worried about losing. Guys who are in a position where if they lose, you know what I mean? You’re either fighters or you’re...