Archive: ufc news

Aug 15, 2012 10:32 am

VIDEO | Strikeforce : I Am a Fighter: Ronda Rousey | MMA NEWS

From swimming pools with her father to a bronze medal finish in the Olympics, watch the inspiring story of Ronda Rousey’s evolution into an MMA star. Don’t miss Rousey vs. Kaufman, Saturday August 18th 10PM ET/PT only on SHOWTIME.

Aug 15, 2012 10:18 am

Stacked card announced for UFC on FOX 5 | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor It was announced today that the UFC lightweight championship will be defended live on network television, as Benson Henderson (17-2 MMA, 5-0 UFC) will defend his title against Nate Diaz (16-7 MMA, 11-5 UFC) at UFC on Fox 5 on December 8th. Henderson headlined this past weekend’s UFC 150 event and successfully...

Aug 15, 2012 9:31 am

Penn vs. MacDonald Official For UFC on FOX 5 Dec. 8 | UFC NEWS

The welterweight bout MMA fans have been clamoring for has been rebooked for the UFC’s fifth-stint on FOX TV set for December 8. Originally scheduled for UFC 152, Penn vs. MacDonald was forced into a holding pattern after MacDonald announced a training injury (cut) and was forced to withdraw from the bout. Now the two...

Aug 15, 2012 8:50 am

Lightweight Title Bout Headlines UFC on FOX 5 As Henderson Meets Diaz | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister The UFC Lightweight Title bout between Ben Henderson and Nate Diaz will headline the UFC on FOX 5 card on December 8th. The news comes via USA Today. Fresh off a successful title defence at UFC 150 the champion Henderson will go to work again before the year is out. His opponent...

Aug 15, 2012 8:22 am

Shogun Rua vs. Alexander Gustafsson Booked For UFC on FOX 5 Dec. 8 | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Two top Light-Heavyweights are set to collide at UFC on FOX 5 as Shogun Rua meets Alexander Gustafsson. The bout is set to take place on December 8th however the location has still to be named according to USA Today. In his last bout Shogun defeated Brandon Vera in a well contested...

Aug 14, 2012 8:59 pm

Chael Sonnen to Face Forrest Griffin in December | UFC NEWS

Longtime UFC middleweight contender Chael Sonnen will be testing the waters at 205 lbs. when he takes on light heavyweight Forrest Griffin at UFC 155 in December. Sonnen announced the fight as a guest on “UFC Tonight” on Tuesday. The “American Gangster” is coming off a loss to UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva at UFC...

Aug 14, 2012 5:09 pm

GSP Wants to be More Exciting, Take More Risks | UFC News

George St. Pierre has notably won 9 in a row and has been the undisputed UFC welterweight champion.  The fast pace of mixed martial arts makes it seem like that was eons ago due to rehabilitating a knee injury.  Before he returns to the octagon to face Carlos Condit  talks of Anderson Silva vs GSP...

Aug 14, 2012 3:58 pm

Cyborg Wants Rousey Fight, Preferably Now At Bantamweight | MMA NEWS

“I really wanna fight Ronda. I really want to. She says bad things about me. I never say bad things about my opponent. I want to do my best in the octagon, and if she says she wants to fight me, she can come to my weight or at 140. She started at 145. And...

Aug 14, 2012 12:34 pm

Video| Nate Diaz: F#@$ the belt. I'm trying to beat the #1 guy in the world | UFC News

Immediately upon Ben Henderson retaining the UFC Lightweight title on a rematch with Frankie Edgar at UFC 150 Sat, the media and fans alike moved on to Bendo’s next title defense opposite Nate Diaz.  The highly anticipated bout is a first ever UFC title shot for the number one contender and highly touted, Nate Diaz. ...

Aug 14, 2012 10:31 am

Anderson Silva Not Expected To Return Until 2013 | UFC NEWS

“We haven’t done anything yet. Anderson said he wants to take some time off until after the end of this year, [then] we’ll start talking to him. [Chris Weidman] is in a great spot. The kid looked fantastic, demolished the number three guy. Demolished in spectacular fashion. He’s got the right to call out whoever...

Aug 14, 2012 6:14 am

Video | UFC 151: Jon Jones Pre-Fight Interview | UFC News

Light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has a straightforward gameplan for his title fight at UFC 151: Let nature take its course, and become the first person to TKO Dan Henderson. For all the latest MMA news and fight updates stay tuned to BJPENN.COM

Aug 14, 2012 6:06 am

Jones Says Hendo May Have To Worry About His One-Punch Knockout Power | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister UFC Light-Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones comments to FUEL TV. Jones is set to defend his title against former PRIDE and Strikeforce Champion Dan Henderson and he admits Henderson is not someone to be taken lightly. “Dan Henderson’s right up there, I think he ranks as high as anybody I’ve fought in 2011....

Aug 13, 2012 11:47 am

MMA Inside The Cage 106; Knockouts, Interviews, and Much More

Our good friends at MMA Inside The Cage have done it again. This time around they feature some nasty knockouts, interviews, and as always relevant news. Note that the image may show the Miletich Interview that was posted last week, but it is not the same video.

Aug 13, 2012 9:41 am

TUF 16: Nelson vs. Carwin Set To Debut On FX Sept. 14 | UFC NEWS

The latest installment of the UFC’s hit reality series is set to debut on popular cable network, FX, on Friday September 14. After a less than stellar debut on the network, unlike “TUF 15”, the new season will revert back to the tape-delayed format. In the coaching slots, heavyweight contenders Roy Nelson and Shane Carwin...

Aug 13, 2012 9:39 am

Pacquiao Rep Says Jones' Nike Deal Did Not Come at Expense of Pac-Man | UFC NEWS

In the wake of UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones‘ groundbreaking deal with Nike, UFC President Dana White stated that Jones’ agreement with the sports apparel company came at the expense of famed boxer Manny Pacquiao’s Nike deal. White told MMAWeekly recently “They’re shutting down the Manny Pacquiao line and starting up the Jon Jones...

Aug 13, 2012 8:58 am

Main Event Manager's Have Fight of Their Own?

Ariel Helwani recently tweeted that Frankie Edgar’s manager had a physical confrontation with Benson Henderson’s manager. This reportedly took place at the UFC 150 post fight press conference. Here is what Helwani tweeted. “If you’re wondering what the brouhaha was during the presser, I’m told Frankie’s mgr @alidominance and Bendo’s mgr @malkikawa got into a...

Aug 13, 2012 8:47 am

VIDEO | Dana White: Couldn't have been kicked worse in the balls than UFC 150 | UFC NEWS

Dana talks about Benson Henderson’s win over Frankie Edgar, Donald Cerrone’s KO over Melvin Guillard, JDS vs Cain Velasquez, what’s next for Anderson Silva, BJ Penn vs Rory MacDonald, his issues with TUF coach Roy Nelson, his twitter exchange with Jason “Mayhem” Miller and much, much more. “Worst gate since 2007, for a pay-per-view, since...

Aug 13, 2012 8:42 am

VIDEO | Ronda Rousey Enters Ticket Contest As Kaufman's #1 Fan | MMA NEWS

Video description from Hey everybody, this is Randa Roozie – NOT Ronda Rousey!! I really hate that self centered cocky chick!!! Sarah Kaufman – AKA my most favorite fighter EVER – is having a ticket giveaway contest for the best Ronda Rousey impression! I reeeeally want to win these tickets to see you knock...