Archive: ufc news

Sep 8, 2012 11:07 am

VIDEO | UFC 152: Jon Jones Pre-Fight Interview

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones says his UFC 152 opponent Vitor Belfort lacks versatility, but is a proven winner. Watch UFC 152 to witness what Jones says will be a “magnificent display of martial arts.”

Sep 8, 2012 11:04 am


Over at the UFC offices in Las Vegas, officials decided to release the first preview for this months UFC on FUEL TV 5 event taking place in Nottingham, England. The clip offered is the UFC’s attempt to gain intrigue for the card set for September 29. You can skip to the video by clicking on...

Sep 8, 2012 9:58 am

Sam Stout vs. John Makdessi set for UFC 154 in Montreal | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor It was announced by the Canadian Press yesterday that Canadian lightweights Sam Stout (19-7-1 MMA, 7-6 UFC) and John Makdessi (9-2 MMA, 2-2 UFC) will be facing off at UFC 154 in Montreal. Stout returns to the octagon after winning his trilogy bout with Spencer Fisher at UFC on FX 4. Sam...

Sep 8, 2012 9:35 am

Hector Lombard vs. Rousimar Palhares set to headline UFC on FX 6 in Australia | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor UFC president Dana White announced Friday that a middleweight bout between Rousimar Palhares (14-4 MMA, 7-3 UFC) and Hector Lombard (31-3-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC) will headline UFC on FX 6 in Australia. The Cuban-Australian, Lombard, is heading back to his adopted country and this fight will mark his 23rd from “the land down under”....

Sep 7, 2012 4:28 pm

VIDEO | MMA Inside The Cage 110 is Here!

It’s the weekend and that means our friends at MMA Inside the Cage have done it again! More videos, interviews, knockouts, excitement, and more MMA News. For the past few months has been featuring the popular MMA Inside the Cage videos and we will continue to do so in the future. As the sport...

Sep 7, 2012 2:30 pm

Tito Ortiz Says He Was Disrespected and Betrayed by Jon Jones | UFC News

  UFC Hall of Famer Tito Ortiz was one of the few who stood up for the light heavyweight champ Jon Jones after the cancelled UFC 151 fiasco but Jones’ recent comments to mmaweekly: “I do everything they ask me to do, I really do, and you know, it really hurt man, it hurt to...

Sep 7, 2012 1:21 pm

Renzo Gracie MMA Legend and Crime Fighter Extraordinare | MMA News

Jiu Jitsu and MMA royalty Renzo Gracie shows his multi-tasking skills by fighting crime and posting the play by play action on twitter.  Read below                                 Follow Renzo Gracie and his crime fighting adventures on twitter.    

Sep 7, 2012 1:08 pm

Cyborg's Manager Tito Ortiz: Rousey vs Cyborg will happen but not at 135 lbs

  UFC Hall of Famer and former light heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz now manages former Strikeforce titleholder Cris ‘Cyborg’ Santos who is currently under suspension.  Ortiz tells “I know the mishap she happened to have last year.  She was just in the wrong hands I think.  She stood up for herself.  She said, yes,...

Sep 7, 2012 12:17 pm

WWE Star Batista Admits To Getting Dropped By Stephan Bonnar | MMA NEWS

“It’s going great. I got dropped for the first time, last week. It was Stephan Bonnar. He hit me right in the head. My legs went numb and I dropped. I just got up and continued the round. It’s just one of those things. I love it.” With his MMA debut forthcoming former WWE super-star...

Sep 7, 2012 10:37 am

UFC Heavyweight Christian Morecraft arrested; charged with DUI | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor UFC heavyweight Christian Morecraft (7-3 MMA, 1-3 UFC) was arrested this past weekend and charged with operating a vehicle while under the influence, reckless driving, speeding and driving without a license. Morecraft reportedly was arrested when he refused to take a breathalyzer test. He was later released on bail. A local newspaper shed...

Sep 7, 2012 9:20 am

Weigh ins for UFC 152 set for September 21 | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor Toronto’s Air Canada Centre will play host to the UFC 152 weigh ins, which kick off at 4 p.m. ET (1 p.m. PT) on September 21. Among those weighing in that afternoon are current UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones and title challenger Vitor Belfort, who meet in the UFC 152 headliner the following day. UFC...

Sep 6, 2012 7:52 pm

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO| Josh Thomson Interview; Talks BJ, Kyle's KO of Cormier, Future

Josh Thomson is a lot of things. Former Strikeforce Lightweight Champion, former UFC Lightweight standout, AKA team member, and training partner for some of the best elite level fighters in MMA. He has fought on the biggest stages in MMA overseas, and here in the USA. He has fought injured, many times I might add,...

Sep 6, 2012 12:56 pm

Ryron Gracie vs. Andre Galvao BJJ Superfight Set for October 14th in San Diego

On October 14th, Ryron Gracie, member of the legendary Gracie family, and black belt under his grandfather Helio Gracie, will meet one of the pound for pound best sport jiu jitsu players in the world, Andre Galvao.  Log onto and follow the event on Twitter @MetamorisPro for additional info. And of course, stay tuned...

Sep 6, 2012 9:47 am

Mark Munoz could possibly be sidelined for a year with foot injury | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor Top 10 middleweight Mark Munoz is coming off arguably the most lopsided beating of 2012, when he suffered a KO loss to top contender Chris Weidman at UFC on FUEL TV this past July. Since then, news hasn’t gotten any better for the “Filipino Wrecking Machine”, as he recently revealed that he may be...

Sep 6, 2012 9:00 am

UFC on FUEL TV 6 official for November 10 in Macau | UFC News

by: Chris Taylor It was announced today that the UFC on FUEL TV 6 event will officially take place November 10 in Macau, China. The event takes place at the Venetian Macau Resort-Hotel, which is located in a special administrative region of China. The main event of the evening will feature former UFC middleweight champion Rich...

Sep 5, 2012 4:16 pm

TUF 17 Tryouts Sept 17 in Las Vegas | UFC News

UFC will be hosting a casting call for the next US edition of its long-running reality series, The Ultimate Fighter®, on September 17, 2012, in the Palace Station Hotel Las Vegas, Nevada . Season 17 will be featuring middleweight (185lbs) and light heavyweight (205lbs) fighters.  Hopefuls must be at least 21 years old, have a minimum of three professional Mixed Martial...

Sep 5, 2012 12:10 pm

Spike TV's Roy Nelson Marathon Counter-Program to TUF 16 Debut | UFC News

Spike TV announced Sept. 14’s prime-time lineup include a Roy “Big Country” Nelson marathon. The marathon airs from 8 p.m. to midnight ET/PT including Nelson’s preliminary-round matchup with Kevin “Kimbo Slice” Ferguson, as well as the entire TUF 10 Live Finale main card. TUF 16’s 2 hour debut featuring the new show’s 16 elimination-round fights,...

Sep 5, 2012 11:37 am

PHOTO | UFC 153: Aldo vs. Edgar Poster | UFC NEWS

With Aldo’s original opponent forced out of the UFC 153 main event with an injury, former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar has agreed to pack down a weight class and test his might against the divisions reigning king. UFC officials released this official poster yesterday evening.

Sep 5, 2012 11:32 am

Dana White: Sonnen vs. Jones Could Happen IF The Fans Really Want It | UFC NEWS

Much has been made of the cancellation of UFC 151. Jon Jones turned down a fight against Chael Sonnen and the world has yet to fully forgive the champ. While playing part of his 30-minute all access special on FUEL TV last night, UFC president Dana White spent most of the 30-minutes discussing the Jon...