Archive: ufc news

Sep 18, 2012 1:10 pm

GSP Talks Dream Fight Vs Jean Claude Van Damme | UFC News

  Top of the heap contenders and elite athletes such as Nick Diaz along with interim welterweight champ Carlos Condit want their shot at George St Pierre.  Talks of a super bout between UFC middleweight champ, Anderson Silva and GSP looms.  Meanwhile, the welterweight kingpin tells the Vancouver Sun “I would have liked to fight...

Sep 18, 2012 12:58 pm

Stann Not Sold That Bisping Will Stand With Him | UFC NEWS

“I welcome him standing with me and trading shots. That’s an area where it’s always been one of my best opportunities to win fights. But I don’t think that’s exactly what he is going to do. He’ll use his footwork. He’s not a pocket-puncher-type of guy. He’s a stick-and-move-type of guy… I’m not expecting Michael...

Sep 18, 2012 12:51 pm

Jones Jones Believes His Youth Is A Huge Advantage Over Belfort | UFC NEWS

“His hand speed is definitely something that he has, but I believe I’m really fast, too. A lot of people discredit me for a lot of things. A lot of people who are unfamiliar with MMA just blame it on me being long. But, there’s a lot more than being long that has contributed to...

Sep 18, 2012 10:58 am

PHOTO GALLERY | TUF "Smashes" Octagon Girls Revealed | UFC NEWS

With the UFC putting it’s efforts into global expansion, it should come as no surprise that the first ever international Octagon Girl Duo has been hired to team up on “The Ultimate Fighter: “Smashes – UK vs. Aus” season. Comprised of models Kristie McKeon and Kahili Blundell this new ZUFFA team is guaranteed not to...

Sep 18, 2012 10:37 am

Bisping: I'll "F'ing" Strangle Benavidez When I See Him | UFC NEWS

First things first… If you missed how this feud between Michael Bisping and Team Alpha Male started click here for your recap. Now that you are up to date, check out the latest from “The Count” as he tells it to mmafighting.com: “They tweet out this video, and Urijah Faber, or ‘Urijah Favor’ as I...

Sep 18, 2012 10:15 am

VIDEO | The UFC Takes Us Through Jon Jones' Journey Through The Ranks | UFC NEWS

On August 9, 2008, no one knew much about Jon Jones. That was the day he graced the UFC Octagon for the first time against Andre Gusmao. Nicknamed “Bones”, Jones was a former junior college national wrestling champion who began fighting professionally to take care of his family. Learn more about his journey moving up...

Sep 18, 2012 9:43 am

Ortiz, Cruz & Sonnen Breakdown UFC 152 Main Card | UFC NEWS

The Ultimate Fighting Championship organization returns to Toronto this Saturday with a stacked card featuring six of the most exciting names in all of mixed martial arts. Everyone is talking about the top three bouts in particular, including former opponents of the UFC 152 fighters. In the main event, Jon “Bones” Jones makes the fourth...

Sep 18, 2012 9:36 am

MFC Announces Major New Regulations For Title Fights, Weigh-Ins And Drug Testing | MMA NEWS

Always an organization at the forefront of change and new ideas, the Maximum Fighting Championship is pleased to announce and confirm three key new procedures. The most significant new procedure revolves around regulations for title belt matchups and how they relate to weigh-ins. No longer is a title fight immediately relegated to non-title status if...

Sep 18, 2012 9:33 am

Lightweight & Bantamweight Title Matches Announced For OneFC: Rise Of Kings | MMA NEWS

ONE Fighting Championship (ONE FC) announced today that for the first time in the organization’s history, two World Championship titles will be contested for at ONE FC: RISE OF KINGS on 6 October. The World Championship Title Fights will be for the ONE FC Lightweight World Champion and the ONE FC Bantamweight World Champion titles....

Sep 17, 2012 2:40 pm

Michael Bravo vs. Estevan Payan Official For Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Healy | MMA NEWS

The Strikeforce matchmaking department has added another bout to September’s “Melendez vs. Healy” event. Lightweights Estevan Payan and Michael Bravo have agreed to kick off the evening’s preliminary card as the first bout of the evening. “Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Healy” goes down from the Power Balance Pavilion in Sacramento, California on September 29. The main...

Sep 17, 2012 2:20 pm

VIDEO | Jon Jones Appears As Ring Girl In Speedo In This Invicta Promo | UFC NEWS

Invicta’s “Karate Hottie” has made a promo video for Invicta’s “got talent” competition and most notable in the video is UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones appearing as a ring “man”. Here’s the description straight from her Youtube Account:   [box_light] I Need your vote! Vote “Contestant 3#” at http://invictafc.com/invictas-got-talent/ Featuring myself “Michelle Waterson”, UFC fighters...

Sep 17, 2012 9:28 am

Dana White Says "Sonnen is in Full Training Camp to Fight Jones" | UFC News

The Gangster from West Linn, Oregon is anticipating to replace former UFC heavyweight tournament winner & former UFC light heavyweight champion, Vitor Belfort and take his shot at light heavyweight belt held by Jon Jones.  UFC President, Dana White conveyed during last week’s UFC luncheon that Chael Sonnen awaits another last-minute change to UFC 152. ...

Sep 17, 2012 8:44 am

Rich Attonito steps in to meet Gunnar Nelson at UFC on FUEL TV 5 | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor Rich Attonito (10-5 MMA, 3-2 UFC) has stepped in to replace an injured Pascal Krauss and will now fight Gunnar Nelson (9-0-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) at UFC on FUEL TV 5. The former NCAA Division I wrestler, Attonito, joined the UFC after competing on “The Ultimate Fighter 11.” He won three of his first four...

Sep 17, 2012 8:41 am

Dana White: Ronda Rousey Will Be A Rockstar | UFC NEWS

“I took Ronda Rousey to the Sons of Anarchy premiere the other day. And you know how Hollywood premieres are with (expletive) people lined up and down the streets. You got the red carpet. So we pull up and you got all the Sons guys, and all the celebrities that are there from FX TV...

Sep 17, 2012 8:34 am

GSP Signs Deal with Coca-Cola Family – NOS | UFC News

  NOS Energy Drinks, a subsidiary of Coca-Cola is entering mixed martial arts for the first time as the major sponsor of this season’s of the Ultimate Fighter on FX along with a multi-year agreement with George St. Pierre as their 1st MMA athlete sponsored.   Arjun Chowdri, the director of sports and entertainment marketing...

Sep 17, 2012 8:32 am

Dana White Breaks Down The Truth Behind Fighter Pay | UFC NEWS

UFC president Dana White recently took some time out of his busy schedule to sit down with Fox 11 Los Angeles and while on, journalist, James Koh had his way with the UFC boss and asked the tough questions, particularly with the hot button topic of fighter pay. Here are some highlights, proceed to page...

Sep 17, 2012 8:26 am

Krzysztof Soszynski vs. Ednaldo Oliveira added to UFC on FX 6 | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor Krzysztof Soszynski (26-12-1 MMA, 6-3 UFC) will return to action after a year-long layoff to face Ednaldo Oliveira (13-1-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC) at UFC on FX 6 in December. Soszynski last entered the octagon at UFC 140 this past December, where he suffered a 35-second knockout loss to Igor Pokrajac. After the fight,...

Sep 17, 2012 8:20 am

UFC CEO Discusses The UFC's Expansion Into India | UFC NEWS

Lorenzo Fertitta just returned from a trip to India. He talks about the knowledge of MMA in the country and when the first live show may be there. Here are some highlights: “That’s a market that we think has a lot of potential, but we are literally starting from ground zero,” Fertitta said at a...