Archive: ufc news

Aug 6, 2012 1:13 pm

Jamie Varner Suffered Broken Hand In ROund 2 Of Lauzon Fight | UFC NEWS

UFC on Fox 4  Fight of the Night Joe Lauzon and Jamie Varner’s hell fire exchanges cost Jaime Varner more than a submission loss.  Varner reveals his swollen hand and  tells Fuel TV post fight, “Looks like I broke my fourth metacarpal, just broke it. You can see the knuckle’s gone. One of my right hands I...

Aug 6, 2012 12:13 pm

Diego Sanchez Planning Return To Lightweight | UFC NEWS

Diego Sanchez tweets he is moving back to lightweight for his next UFC scrap shortly after he tweets a wishful rematch with BJ Penn.   Diego’s twitter page shows he is working to get down to 155 pounds and starting a vegetarian diet.  The motivation to get back in the cage and compete again via twitter...

Aug 6, 2012 11:08 am

Six UFC on FOX 4 Main Card Fighters Receive Medical Suspensions | UFC NEWS

The California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) issued its list of medical suspensions for UFC on Fox 4 which took place on Sat., August 4, 2012, from the Staple Center in Los Angeles, California.  Check out the official results and med suspensions below Phil De Fries vs. Oli Thompson Official Result:Phil De Fries defeats Oli Thompson by...

Aug 6, 2012 8:05 am

Dana White Thinks TRT Is "Great" & "Fair" For Those Who Don't Abuse It | UFC NEWS

Video: MMA Intensity: White talks TRT, injuries “Here’s the thing about TRT. It’s absolutely 100% legal. As sports medicine continues to advance, this is one of those things where every guy’s testosterone level starts to drop as they get older and this is basically sports science now where they can bring it back up to...

Aug 6, 2012 7:55 am

VIDEO | Lauzon vs. Varner Full Fight Highlight | UFC NEWS

Video: Highlights – UFC on FOX: Fight/Sub of the Night This past Saturday on the UFC on FOX 4 main card Joe Lauzon secured his 10th and 11th “Fight Night Bonus” to become the record holder for most UFC bonuses received. In this highlight video you can check out all the action of his bout...

Aug 5, 2012 1:33 pm

In His Exact Words | Penn Wants MacDonald Fight Booked As Soon As Possible

With news of the UFC 152 bout cancellation between Rory MacDonald and BJ Penn the world has been left to speculate and wonder when the two top welterweights would enter into a new bout agreement. Initially it was thought that the UFC and Penn would seek a replacement opponent for the two-division champion’s return from...

Aug 5, 2012 12:08 pm

The Dragon emerges from UFC on Fox 4 as the #1 Contender | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor Earlier this week, UFC president Dana White stated that “whoever wins the most impressively” from the contests involving Mauricio “Shogun” Rua vs. Brandon Vera and Lyoto Machida vs. Ryan Bader would be deemed the #1 contender for the Light Heavyweight title. Machida and Bader were the first to take to the octagon...

Aug 5, 2012 11:20 am

Franklin vs. Le set to headline UFC on Fuel TV 6 in Macau | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor Rich Franklin (29-6 MMA, 14-5 UFC) and Cung Le (8-2 MMA, 1-1 UFC) will serve as the main event for UFC on FUEL TV 6 in Macau. UFC President Dana White announced the targeted headliner shortly after the post-fight press conference for UFC on FOX 4 in Los Angeles last night. Franklin...

Aug 4, 2012 9:57 pm

Rory MacDonald Out Of UFC 152 With Injury, Penn Seeks Slot In Rio | UFC NEWS

The UFC injury train has steam rolled through once again, this time hitting close to home, as Rory MacDonald has reportedly been forced out of his scheduled bout with BJ Penn due to a significant cut along his eyebrow that required 38 stitches. The two welterweight fighters had a date in Toronto on the upcoming...

Aug 3, 2012 6:53 pm

UFC ON FOX 4 Weigh-in Results and Video

All of the UFC on FOX 4 fighters made weight and all bouts have the green light. Brandon Vera came in 1.2 pounds under the 205 limit while his opponent in Saturday night’s main event Mauricio Rua hit 205 on the dot. UFC ON FOX 4 MAIN CARD: Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua (205) vs. Brandon Vera...

Aug 3, 2012 12:16 pm

Dana White Fires Back at Vince McMahon’s Comments | UFC NEWS

UFC President Dana White has responded to Vince McMahon’s recent comments (That can be found here) that UFC’s ratings are “abysmal.” During an interview with Ariel Helwani, White says he likes Vince and has a good relationship with him, but Vince says things like that because of the way he is “wired.” He added that...

Aug 3, 2012 11:32 am

Tito Ortiz Thinks His Prime-Self Could Beat Jon Jones, Blames Injuries | UFC NEWS

UFC Hall of famer and former light heavyweight champ, Tito Ortiz spoke with MMA Uncensored Live about his retired life, and what could’ve been if wasn’t for his injuries and medical procedures he had to undertake. The interview began with his transition to retirement “It’s everything that I expected it to be — fishing, enjoying...

Aug 3, 2012 9:46 am

"BJ Penn Is Absolutely A Hall-Of-Famer" Says UFC President | UFC NEWS

“I love BJ Penn. BJ’s been a huge star for us for a long time, but I think BJ could have been in the talks with who is the greatest of all time. I’ve said it for years about BJ. BJ is (expletive) tough as nails, has an unbelievable chin, a rock head… if you...

Aug 3, 2012 9:42 am

Dana White Says Nick Diaz vs. Anderson Silva Not Happening | UFC NEWS

“Nick Diaz makes no sense. I know that it sounds fun ‘YEAH! Throw Nick Diaz in there!’ But if you really look at the thing, Nick Diaz just lost to Condit. You know what I mean? … at 170 so that gives him the opportunity to move up to 185 and fight the pound-for-pound best...

Aug 3, 2012 9:34 am

PHOTO | Rashad Evans & Chael Sonnen Staredown | UFC NEWS

Former UFC light-heavyweight champion, Rashad Evans, took to twitter to send out this photo of himself squaring off with one of the UFC’s top middleweight fighters. Evans has expressed some interest in dropping down a division, if he does, is this a fight for the fans?

Aug 3, 2012 4:55 am

Jon Jones Has His Say On UFC On FOX 4 Headline Fights | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister The UFC Light-Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones has his say on the UFC On FOX 4 headline bouts. Jones comments via his Official Twitter account. Jon Jones has fought and finished all four men who are set to feature on the UFC On FOX 4 headline bouts so who better to pick the...

Aug 3, 2012 4:07 am

Video | Shogun: UFC on FOX Camp | UFC News

Vicious strikes. Intense training. Beautiful singing? You have to be a jack of all trades to be in a UFC main event on FOX. See how former Light Heavyweight Champion Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua trains for his bout against Brandon Vera. For all the latest MMA news and fight updates stay tuned to BJPENN.COM

Aug 3, 2012 3:37 am

UFC 'Very Open' To Bout Between Silva And St Pierre 'If GSP beats Condit' | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Dana White comments in an interview with MMAFighting. Recently there has been talk of a potential super-fight between UFC Welterweight Champion Georges St Pierre and Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva. Anderson’s manager Jorge Guimaraes recently went on record dismissing a bout with Middleweight contender Chris Weidman in the hope of a more lucrative bout with...