Archive: ufc news

Jul 26, 2012 2:30 pm

UFC 149 Prelims Pulls 1 Million Viewers | UFC News

UFC 149 took place at Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary July 21. The preliminary-card broadcast hit a million viewers during the show. Two fights on Facebook preceded the show followed by the pay-per-view main card. The UFC and FX have now averaged 1.31 million viewers over eight preliminary-card broadcasts.  Here are the prelmis on FX thus...

Jul 26, 2012 1:00 pm

Who’s next for the Korean Zombie? | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor It was recently announced that UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo will be returning home for his next title defense, when he faces Erik Koch in Brazil this October at UFC 153. After reading the news, I immediately thought of Chan Sung Jung, who had recently called out the current 145 pound champion...

Jul 26, 2012 9:51 am

Cormier Comments On Frank Mir Bout: Happy Mir Accepted | UFC NEWS

“Tim Sylvia’s accomplished a lot, but he just hasn’t really fought in the top of the sport for a while. No disrespect to Tim, but this is a much easier fight to get pumped up for. I dropped my phone a couple of times while I was trying to look at Twitter. You’ve got to...

Jul 26, 2012 9:34 am

Photo Gallery | Ronda Rousey Trains With Carmen Electra | UFC NEWS

Strikeforce female champion, Ronda Rousey, is not above giving private trainind sessions to some of Hollywood’s elite it would appear. In this photo gallery provided by we see Rousey and Electra getting their work out on for the cameras. Jump to page 2 to check out the rest of the images.

Jul 26, 2012 9:29 am

Barao Coach: Faber Has The Heart Of A Brazilian | UFC NEWS

“The strategy we devised worked very well, from the weight cut to the fight. Everything was 100 percent. It only could have gone better if he had scored a knockout, as we planned, but he hurt his foot on Faber’s knee or shin early in the second round and he couldn’t kick with his right...

Jul 26, 2012 5:07 am

Cormier Draws former UFC Heavyweight Champion, Frank Mir To Strikeforce| UFC NEWS

Daniel Cormier no longer has to wonder who he is fighting next. It was reported by USA Today Wednesday night that the heavy hitting Strikeforce fighter would be fighting former UFC Champion Frank Mir. Strikeforce has a dwindling roster of heavyweight athletes so the booking of this bout isn’t that surprising. “There has been a...

Jul 25, 2012 4:48 pm

Rothwell Injured, Forced Off UFC on FOX 4 Card | UFC NEWS

That pesky injury bug is back again. This time it’s taken out popular heavyweight fighter Ben Rothwell. According to reports Rothwell, who was scheduled to face Travis Browne, suffered an ankle injury in training and will not be able to compete. UFC on FOX 4 is set to take place on August 4 from the...

Jul 25, 2012 4:37 pm

Trainer Says GSP Still Wants To Fight Nick Diaz | UFC NEWS

“Everywhere we go the fans are asking me for Nick Diaz. They’re always asking me when Georges is going to fight Nick Diaz. And when I tell them, he’s retired they have this crazy look on their face, like that’s crazy they still have to fight. I think Georges wants that fight. I think Diaz...

Jul 25, 2012 1:35 pm

UFC 150 | Buddy Roberts Steps in to Face Yushin Okami

Greg Jackson trained and instructor at the New Mexico gym middleweight Buddy Roberts gets an immense  opportunity in his second UFC fight as he steps in to face top 10 middleweight Yushin Okami on short notice at UFC 150.   Roberts was already competing on the card against Colorado native Chris Camozzi, but now moves up in...

Jul 25, 2012 11:07 am

Healy Booked TO Face Melendez For Strikeforce Title In September | MMA NEWS

Gilbert Melendez, STRIKEFORCE lightweight champion and top pound-for-pound fighter, will make his next title defense against veteran and red-hot number one contender Pat Healy, when STRIKEFORCE: MELENDEZ vs. HEALY comes to Power Balance Pavilion in Sacramento, Calif. on Saturday, Sept. 29. The main event, scheduled for five rounds, will air live on SHOWTIME at 10...

Jul 25, 2012 10:20 am

VIDEO | Lyoto Machida’s Finishing Moves: UFC Ultimate Insider | UFC NEWS

UFC Ultimate Insider is joined by former light heavyweight champion Lyoto “The Dragon” Machida for this edition of “Signature Moves”. Machida reveals the secrets behind his most effective moves inside the Octagon and shows why he is considered one of the most dangerous fighters in the UFC.

Jul 25, 2012 10:07 am

Rory MacDonald Critical Of Penn’s Handling Of VADA Testing | UFC NEWS

“I think he did it just to start [expletive] to get something going. But I was up for it. I was like, ‘Yeah, let’s do it.’ I was ready to prove that I’m not on anything, and maybe motivate other fighters to start doing [VADA], too. But he was the one that offered it and...

Jul 25, 2012 9:56 am

Watch The UFC 152 Press Conference (Video Archive) | UFC NEWS

Yesterday the UFC is held a special press-conference from the Massey Hall in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. In attendance were headliners Joseph Benavidez and Demetrious Johnson as well as co-headliners Brian Stann and Michael Bisping. Also on the docket was welterweight fighter Rory MacDonald who will face BJ Penn on the main card. The event was...

Jul 25, 2012 7:23 am

Belcher vs. Belfort at UFC 153? Reports hinting yes | UFC News

Alan Belcher has become vocal recently about wanting a fight with UFC legend and middleweight contender Vitor Belfort. A recent Twitter war between the two may have sparked a tentative booking for UFC 153 in Rio. Belcher first hinted at the bout with a cryptic tweet. “My next fight will be the biggest of my...

Jul 24, 2012 3:05 pm

Chris Weidman Wants to Finish Anderson Silva | UFC News

Chris Weidman believes after three finishes, and two wins over top ten opponents,  he has the resume to make the case for a middleweight title shot. “I feel like I really deserve it. I beat two top five guys and I think I’m a stylistic nightmare for Anderson Silva.  I would love to get that shot....

Jul 24, 2012 1:55 pm

Dana White Talks Middleweight Division | UFC News

UFC President Dana White recently did an interview with Inside MMA’s Ron Kruck and touched on his plans for the middleweight division.  Prior to UFC 149 he was expected to explain the middleweight plans post-fight press conference but the disappointment showed apparent with his refusal to even answer questions about the announcement he had originally...

Jul 24, 2012 12:32 pm

Separated at Birth: MMA Champions Edition! decided to have a little fun this week with facial recognition. Thanks to we matched up current MMA Champions with their celebrity doppelgangers. We even threw in UFC legend and this website’s namesake BJ Penn as a bonus! Some of these we saw the resemblance right off the bat, but some we had...

Jul 24, 2012 12:26 pm

VIDEO | Anthony Pettis: I’m in the UFC; I Want a UFC Title Shot | UFC NEWS

Anthony Pettis is a former World Extreme Cagefighting champion and carries that mantle proudly with him into the UFC. He was initially slated to fight for the UFC lightweight belt when he moved over to the Octagon, but circumstances beyond his control sidelined that fight and he’s now on the sidelines with an injury waiting...

Jul 24, 2012 12:17 pm

Faber Thinks He Is Just A Smidgeon Off The Top Guys | UFC NEWS

“I feel pretty good, I watched the fight and after the fight, I didn’t feel like I had won the fight, but I didn’t know why exactly. I wasn’t really beat up, I know I broke my rib in the first round and my leg hurt a little bit. I watched it and I was...