Archive: ufc news

Sep 11, 2012 2:28 pm

Quick Twitt: Jose Aldo Latest UFC 153 Fighter To Hit Injury List | UFC NEWS

UFC president Dana White announced today via twitter that his main event between Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar has been cancelled now that Aldo has been forced out with an injury. Earlier today it was announced that Rampage Jackson, the pay-per-view’s co main event participant, was also injured and forced off the card.

Sep 11, 2012 1:01 pm

Quick Twitt: Rampage Jackson Injured, Out Of UFC 153 Bout | UFC NEWS

UFC president Dana White took to twitter this afternoon to announce that UFC 153 participant, Rampage Jackson, was forced to withdraw from his scheduled appearance in Brazil. No details were given as to the extent of the injury or if the UFC will seek a replacement opponent for Glover Teixeira.

Sep 11, 2012 8:26 am

UK Promotion Planning First Ever Wheelchair MMA Fights | MMA NEWS

In a interesting story coming out of the UK it would appear as if The Wheeled Warriors Group has come to terms with Cage Fighting Championships (CFC) to put on the first ever wheelchair MMA fights, and this doesn’t seem to be a one-off event, but rather a long-term division for handicapped fighters. FightersOnly Magazine...

Sep 11, 2012 8:18 am

Pat Barry Says With Or Without The UFC's Helo He's Fighting This Year | UFC NEWS

“I told Joe Silva already. I already sent him a message saying ‘I’m cleared by the doctor. I can start training again.’ He was like ‘Alright, great when will you be ready?’ I was like ‘this morning’. By the end of this year, I’m going to punch somebody in the face, whether it’s in the...

Sep 11, 2012 8:13 am

Thiago Alves Ready To Shut Up Siyar Bahadurzada | UFC NEWS

“At this point, especially after UFC 151 was cancelled, I fight anyone. I was hoping to fight later this year, but since UFC cancelled an edition I guess I’ll only fight in January now. If it works out, in Brazil. It would be great to shut (Siyar) up, but I fight whoever Joe Silva (UFC...

Sep 10, 2012 2:46 pm

Ross Pearson vs. George Sotiropoulos set for UFC on FX 6 in Australia | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor It was recently announced that a lightweight bout between “The Ultimate Fighter: Australia vs. U.K.” coaches Ross Pearson (13-6 MMA, 5-3 UFC) and George Sotiropoulos (14-4 MMA, 7-2 UFC) will be part of the newly announced UFC on FX 6 event in Australia. The season 9 winner of “TUF”, Pearson, recently dropped in...

Sep 10, 2012 2:27 pm

Dominick Cruz: Until Renan Barao fights me, he's not the true champ | UFC NEWS

“Sometimes being a professional isn’t always about giving 100 percent because right now I’m not allowed to give 100 percent. If I tried to go put 100 percent into my training right now, I’d blow my knee out. Right now, being a professional is about staying calm, staying very patient, and letting the process take...

Sep 10, 2012 11:50 am

Liddell Admits He Would Have Taken Sonnen Fight If In Jones' Shoes | UFC NEWS

“I would have taken the fight. But I don’t make his decisions or run his career for him.” Former UFC light-heavyweight champion, Chuck Liddell took to a recent fan chat on the YahooSports Network and talked about the UFC 151 fallout. “The Iceman” was at one time the most dominant champ in the sports landscape,...

Sep 10, 2012 11:46 am

Edgar Says Taking On Aldo Fight Was 'An Easy Call' | UFC NEWS

“This is a great opportunity I’m handed here. It’s something that I didn’t think would happen this quick. It was an easy call on my part. I had fought less than three weeks ago when I got the call. I had an injury-free fight. I felt really good. I was already back in the gym...

Sep 10, 2012 11:41 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones: Vitor Belfort is not as versatile as I am | UFC NEWS

“Me and Vitor Belfort are from different generations of fighting. I really believe that in my short career, I’ve already fought a lot tougher opponents than he has. I feel like I’ve had more championship caliber fights than he has. I’m ready. I’m just really excited to fight Vitor Belfort, mainly because he’s a southpaw....

Sep 10, 2012 11:33 am

Anderson Silva Eyes Six More Years Of Fighting Before Retirement | UFC NEWS

“I guess you can see more like six years of fighting. I love what I do. The team that works with me does a fantastic job. I’ve never had a serious injury that took myself away from competition. So I think I have this a little while longer.” In an interview with Brazilian newspaper,,...

Sep 8, 2012 2:33 pm

Chris Weidman vs. Tim Boetsch set for UFC 155 in Las Vegas | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor UFC executives officially announced that a middleweight showdown between Chris Weidman (9-0 MMA, 5-0 UFC) and Tim Boetsch (16-4 MMA, 7-3 UFC) will take place at UFC 155 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The NCAA Division I All-American wrestler, Weidman, will be looking to solidify himself as the #1 contender to Anderson Silva’s middleweight...

Sep 8, 2012 11:09 am

How Fast Is Vitor? Faster Than A Lightweight Says Trainer

On September 22nd Vitor Belfort comes up a weight-division to face the champion, Jon Jones on just 4-weeks notice. “The Phenom” is promising his best, and his coach, Mike Dolce, tells where they think he has the advantage in the bout. “The Monday before the fight he’ll probably weigh between 210 and 212. Our...