Archive: ufc news

Aug 21, 2012 9:40 am

Mark Bocek vs. Rafael dos Anjos set for UFC 154 in Montreal | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor A lightweight matchup between Mark Bocek (11-4 MMA, 7-4 UFC) and Rafael dos Anjos (17-6 MMA, 6-4 UFC) has been booked for UFC 154 in Montreal. The Canadian submission specialist, Bocek, is currently riding a two fight win streak that includes decision victories over John Alessio and Nik Lentz. Mark has won...

Aug 21, 2012 9:39 am


One teammate publically backing another to win a big title fight is probably to be expected, but nevertheless Chael Sonnen’s characteristically bombastic declaration that Dan Henderson will defeat UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones at UFC 151 on September 1 has people talking. Sonnen and “Hendo” have known each other a long time, both being...

Aug 21, 2012 9:37 am


Spike TV and K-1, the world’s premier kickboxing organization, have agreed to a strategic partnership that will begin this fall with live fights streamed beginning Saturday, September 8 at the U.S. World Grand Prix Championship in Los Angeles. There will be a total of four events that will be streamed live in 2012. In...

Aug 21, 2012 2:43 am

Henderson Plans To See What Jones Is Really Made Of At UFC 151 | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Former PRIDE and Strikeforce Champion Dan Henderson comments in an interview with MMAWeekly. In his next bout in the UFC 151 main event Henderson faces Jon Jones for the UFC Light-Heavyweight title. Going into the bout Henderson feels like he is being overlooked however he admits it doesn’t bother him and intends...

Aug 20, 2012 6:54 pm

Lesnar Announces He is Leaving the WWE? | Video

In a video posted on the Tout social media site Brock Lesnar announced he has quit the WWE. Most likely this is “in character”, but if it isn’t would he return to the UFC? Better yet – would Dana White have him back?

Aug 20, 2012 2:36 pm

"Strikeforce: Rousey vs. Kaufman" Salary Report | MMA NEWS

The California State Athletic Commission today released the disclosed payroll amounts for last Saturday’s Strikeforce participants. “Strikeforce: Rousey vs. Kaufman took place from the Valley View Casino Center in San Diego, California. In the main event Ronda Rousey made her first successful title defense against former champion Sarah Kaufman. The total disclosed payroll for the...

Aug 20, 2012 2:29 pm

"Strikeforce: Rousey vs. Kaufman" Medical Suspensions Report | MMA NEWS

Eight-fighters from last Saturdays Strikeforce event received medical suspensions from the California State Athletic Commission for injuries sustained in the cage. Four of those eight received lengthy suspensions which could see them out of action for up to six-months or possible longer. “Strikeforce: Rousey vs. Kaufman took place from the Valley View Casino Center in...

Aug 20, 2012 2:19 pm

Nevada Secretary Of State Retires From MMA With Unblemished Record | MMA NEWS

There goes that dream division matchup between Jon “Bones” Jones, the face of the UFC, and Miller, 1-0. “I’m one and done,” Miller said. “Competing in an MMA event was on my bucket list. Now that I’ve got it done, I’ve got a day job and an important election coming up.” The 6-foot-4, 205-pound Miller...

Aug 20, 2012 2:14 pm


MetroPCS will host a live fan chat with Ultimate Fighting Championship® President Dana White on Tuesday, August 21 at 5 p.m. PT. Participants are invited to submit questions on the MetroPCS’ Facebook page leading up to or during the chat. White will discuss recent news, talk future fights and answer questions live from participants. Fans...

Aug 20, 2012 1:48 pm

Joe Lauzon vs. Gray Maynard set for UFC 155 | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor UFC officials announced today that a lightweight bout between Joe Lauzon (22-7 MMA, 9-4 UFC) and Gray Maynard (11-1-1 MMA, 9-1-1 UFC) has been targeted for UFC 155. The event has not been made official by the UFC but it is expected that UFC 155 will take place December 29th in Las Vegas, Nevada. Lauzon earned...

Aug 20, 2012 10:44 am

Gustafsson: I Will Knock Out Shogun In The 2nd | UFC NEWS

“When it’s time, I will be more than ready to fight him. Shogun is a very tricky fighter, he has a good double-leg, really good striking, I have to be prepared for everything. His biggest strength is his heart, as a fighter. It’s gonna be a tough fight, for sure. I will knock him out...

Aug 20, 2012 10:40 am

Hendo Plans On Beating Jones For Five Straight Rounds | UFC NEWS

“Two Pride belts and the Strikeforce light heavyweight belt; I guess there’s one more to get on my list and that’s the UFC belt. With Jon Jones, I plan on winning every round. I want to make sure I win every round so there’s no question. If I can hit him in the right spot...

Aug 20, 2012 10:33 am

Cyborg Wants ZUFFA Release On The Grounds That Her Division No Longer Exists | MMA NEWS

“Guys, I’m afraid that fight is not happening. My division no longer exists. I’m waiting to be released from the UFC.” Taking to twitter, former Strikeforce champion Cris “Cyborg” Santos stated that she doesn’t believe the Rousey fight will happen and would instead like to seek her release from Strikeforce so that she can pursue...

Aug 20, 2012 10:32 am

Editorial | MMA Styles: Edition

In the world of Mixed Martial Arts there are enough different disciplines to make for interesting fights. Machida’s karate, Mir’s jiu jitsu, and Jon Jones’s super humman powers are prime examples. Though impressive as those skill sets are alone, it’s usually not the disciplines that garner a win for a fighter, but rather the way...

Aug 20, 2012 10:23 am

UFC President Details Problems With Growing On Network Television | UFC NEWS

“What we’re dealing with now is figuring out…the hardest thing we’re dealing with now is figuring out production. How many fights can you schedule with the commercial load that you’ve got and all the other things that you have to do. We’ve done a pretty good job of getting this dialed in after that first...

Aug 20, 2012 10:19 am

VIDEO | Rousey vs. Kaufman Full Fight Highlight | MMA NEWS

Last Saturdays main event between Strikeforce champion Ronda Rousey and Sarah Kaufman deliverd one of the most exciting 54-seconds of MMA action in recent memory. Check out the full highlight of thebout in the player above.

Aug 18, 2012 10:31 am

Strikeforce: Rousey vs. Kaufman Results and Discussion Thread | MMA NEWS

“Strikeforce: Rousey vs. Kaufman” goes down tonight from the Valley View Casino Center in San Diego, California.(Live and free on Showtime) In the main event Ronda Rousey will attempt to defend her title for the fist time against former champion Sarah Kaufman. Tune in here to discuss the action with the BJPENN.COM community and follow...

Aug 18, 2012 10:16 am

Couture Favors Hendo Over Jones In Title Fight | UFC NEWS

Former UFC heavyweight and light-heavyweight champion of the world, Randy “The Natural” Couture, expresses his favoritism for his ex-Team Quest partner and fellow wrestler Dan Henderson in his upcoming title fight against UFC king, Jon Jones. Couture is not only a UFC Hall-of-Famer but also one of the sport’s most analytical strategists, he often see’s...

Aug 18, 2012 10:16 am

UFC Flyweight Ian McCall Arrested | UFC NEWS

I guess when you employ more than 300 fighter’s it’s easy to compile a list of a few bad seeds or guys with legal issues. In the most recent case of fighter-gone-bad, UFC Flyweight contender, Ian McCall has picked up an arrest of his own for driving with a suspended license and according to reports,...

Aug 18, 2012 10:15 am

Edgar Happy To Help Nate Diaz Prepare For Benson Henderson Title Fight | UFC NEWS

Having spent 50-minutes of cage-time with the current champion, former champ, Frankie Edgar, has voiced his commitment to the Gracie family on Sherdog Radio and offered up assistance to the man who is next-in-line, Nate Diaz. Check out what Edgar had to say: “If Nate would need my help or would ask for my help,...