Archive: ufc news

Sep 5, 2012 11:20 am

VIDEO | Dana White "I Haven't Talked To Jon Jones Since The Incident" | UFC NEWS

The President of the UFC, Dana White, dropped by UFC Tonight to chat with Ariel Helwani about his now strained relationship with Jon Jones. After initially blaming Jones for the cancellation of UFC 151, White now reveals a surprising amount of compassion towards the polarizing light heavyweight champion.

Sep 5, 2012 10:25 am

CAST ANNOUNCED for the ultimate fighter: AUSTRALIA vs UK – The Smashes

FX and the Ultimate Fighting Championship® organization today unveiled the identities of the sixteen Australian and British mixed martial artists set to represent their nations in The Ultimate Fighter: Australia vs UK – TheSmashes. The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) finalists are among the top fighters in both nations’ lightweight and welterweight divisions, with the Australian team...

Sep 5, 2012 6:08 am

St. Pierre vs. Silva super fight expected to be at 180lbs and in Cowboys Stadium | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre (22-2 MMA, 16-2 UFC) returns to the octagon at UFC 154, this following a 19-month layoff due to a knee injury. If George is victorious against interim titleholder Carlos Condit (28-5 MMA, 5-1 UFC) this November, one of the biggest fights in UFC history could follow. That proposed fight would...

Sep 4, 2012 11:24 am

Car Hits Jose Aldo in a Motorcycle, Champ Suffers Minor Injuries | UFC News

Fortunately MMA fans, UFC executives and the UFC featherweight champ himself, Jose Aldo walked away from a motorcycle accident with only a few minor scratches and bruises.  Aldo was reportedly traveling by motorcycle in Rio de Janeiro when a passing car struck him.  The accident is not expected to impact his upcoming title defense opposite former...

Sep 4, 2012 9:55 am

UFC Octagon Girl Arianny Celeste Drops New Music Single | UFC NEWS

The UFC’s leading lady, Arianny Celeste has put together another musical masterpiece in the form of her latest solo single, “Top of the world”. The ring girl/ calendar girl/ playboy playmate dropped the single today and you can check it out HERE, free of charge.

Sep 4, 2012 9:09 am

FIGHT VIDEO | Fighter Postures Like A Diaz, Gets KO'd In The Process | MMA NEWS

Showboating can be a valuable tool, especially in a sport where athletes have to FIGHT for the spotlight. Unfortunately, this time it went wrong. At Sunday’s Tuff-N-Uff “FestiBrawl” at the South Point Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas Carlo Junio knocked out the Diaz like Shai Lindsey after showing off in the cage. To check...

Sep 3, 2012 2:55 pm

Machida Explains Reasons for Not Accepting Jones Fight | UFC News

  Former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida decided to turn down an offer to fight down the Jon Jones on Sept. 22.   Machida felt four weeks is an insufficient time to prepare for a fight with the current light heavyweight champion according to the press release sent out through the Black House camp.  Machida...

Sep 3, 2012 2:31 pm

Carlos Condit Ready to Spoil Silva vs GSP | UFC News

  UFC bosses Dana White and Lorenzo Fertitta states if GSP is to defeat Condit at UFC 154 on Nov. 17, 2012, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, the next logical step is a bout against Silva, the reigning middleweight kingpin.  The theory of GSP unifying the welterweight titles again and completely cleaning out the division might...

Sep 3, 2012 2:01 pm

Bisping Picks Silva Over GSP and JDS over Jones In Hypothetical Super Fights

“It is a business and I think Anderson vs. GSP would be astronomical numbers. I think Jones vs. JDS (Junior dos Santos) would be awesome too. Everyone wants to see champ vs. champ… I think Anderson beats GSP and Jon Jones; and JDS beats Jones.” In an interview with, UFC middleweight fighter Michael Bisping...

Sep 3, 2012 1:46 pm

Dos Santos: Overeem Deserves A Beating Not A Title | UFC NEWS

“If UFC wanted me to fight Overeem I’d gladly shut him up because he’s been saying a lot of crap, he’s been learning from Chael Sonnen. I’m tired of these guys who think they’re so big, so strong, so bad and that people will get frightened by them because they look bad. There’s no such...

Sep 1, 2012 6:10 pm

MMA Inside the Cage 109!

This week our friends at MMA Inside the Cage have put out a great episode. Here’s what they had to say about it. This week’s episode, presented by Combat Sports Insurance, will keep you glued to the screen. We reveal the Russian-based promotion Thrones MMA, and their version of tag team mixed martial arts. It...

Sep 1, 2012 1:42 pm

VIDEO | Jon Jones Considered Paying UFC 151 Fighters Until Public Backlash | UFC NEWS

On the lastest edition of ESPN’s “MMA Live” Espn correspondent Franklin McNeal gave up some insider information about UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones. “Jon Jones felt so bad about the card being cancelled, he was willing to pay the fighters on that card their fee’s”, said McNeal. “But after all the attackes on him by...

Sep 1, 2012 1:41 pm

VIDEO | Two Champions Training: Junior Dos Santos vs. Lyoto Machida | UFC NEWS

During the Grand Opening of Lyoto Machida’s new Machida Karate gym in Belem, Brazil, onlookers caught a rare glimpse at a training session between former UFC light-heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida and current UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos. The video shows the two Brazilian’s engaging in a competitive grappling match. To see who has the...

Sep 1, 2012 1:41 pm

Anderson Silva Pulling For Belfort Over Jones | UFC NEWS

Anderson Silva is rooting for his hometown guy, and he is doing so admittedly against someone he calls a friend. In a recent interview with Brazil’s SportTV, the UFC’s middleweight champion proclaimed that against all odds, he will be rooting for Vitor Belfort to upset Jon jones at UFC 152 later this month. Check out...

Aug 31, 2012 12:18 pm

Betting Lines Favor Jose Aldo Over Frankie Edgar | UFC News

The odds are against Frankie Edgar as the betting lines open for UFC 153.  Not only does Frankie have to cut to 145 lbs he is facing the reigning featherweight champion Jose Aldo in his home territory – Brazil.  Aldo opened as a -175 favorite while Edgar + 145 underdog.  Source: UFC 153 is...

Aug 31, 2012 11:44 am

Scott Jorgensen vs John "Prince" Albert Added to UFC on Fox 5 | UFC News

  Bantamweights Scott Jorgensen and John “Prince” Albert face off on December’s UFC on Fox 5 slated for the prelims.  Jorgensen, suffered a decision loss to Renan Barao and a KO to Eddie Wineland.   Albert, suffered back-to-back submission losses to Ivan Menjivar and Erik Perez.  Both fighters are in need of a W. UFC on...

Aug 31, 2012 11:17 am

Matt Mitrione vs Phil De Fries Slated for UFC 155 | UFC News

UFC officials on Friday announced a heavyweight bout between Matt Mitrione and Phil De Fries is added on the UFC 155 fight card. Matt Mitrione was originally scheduled to be part of UFC on Fox 4 opposite Rob Broughton then talks of rescheduling  the match up for UFC on FX 5 but the bout was...