Archive: ufc news

Jul 19, 2012 8:35 am

Hendo On Jones: He Is Sloppy And Still Has A Lot To Learn | UFC NEWS

“He’s young and sloppy a little bit. He still has a lot to learn, technically. My focus is to win every round, not to land the ‘H-bomb/ I’ll make sure I win every round and if I hit him good along the way, hopefully it knocks him out. A lot of people who think [Jones...

Jul 19, 2012 8:25 am

Rockhold vs. Kennedy broadcast pulls average numbers | MMA NEWS

Yahoo Sports reported earlier today that the numbers for this past Saturday’s Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Kennedy card drew an audience of 420,000 viewers. “While that isn’t a blockbuster number, it holds up well in relation to the promotion’s other offerings on Showtime. The Heavyweight Grand Prix Final in May did slightly better at 463,000 viewers,...

Jul 19, 2012 8:24 am

Tim Boetsch Out To Prove He Is A Title Challenger By KO’ing Lombard | UFC NEWS

“Knocking out Hector Lombard proves I’m next in line for a middleweight title shot. Honestly, I don’t mind flying under the radar. I like coming into these fights as the underdog. I know Hector’s the favorite and that’s fine by me. I like surprising people. I think this fight with Hector is gonna streamline my...

Jul 19, 2012 8:14 am

Watch Today’s UFC 149 Pre-Fight Press Conference Live On BJPENN.COM (2pm ET)

The UFC 149: Faber vs. Barao pre-fight press conference is set to go down today at Flames Central in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. UFC president Dana White along with main card fighters from this Saturdays event are expected to be in attendance. The press event kicks off at 2 p.m. ET and will be broadcast live...

Jul 19, 2012 8:02 am

VIDEO | Meet Hector Lombard | UFC NEWS

The middleweight division’s newest title hopeful, Hector Lombard describes his long journey in the world of MMA, and why his first UFC fight will be the most important of his eight-year fighting career.

Jul 18, 2012 10:15 am

Guillard: No Way Cerrone Beats Me | UFC NEWS

“Things could be entirely different at this stage in my life, if I hadn’t beaten Camoes at UFC 148, who knows where I would be right now. Instead, I’m co-headlining a UFC pay-per-view for Mr. Lorenzo and Mr. Dana and all the fans, and in a fight that I think will be the Fight of...

Jul 18, 2012 10:03 am

Chael Sonnen Fires Back At Rampage Jackson | UFC NEWS

“Rampage has one fight left in the UFC and he isn’t fighting me. I give you that answer because I am sitting here wearing my fancy suit, with an ear piece on and I have been branded an analyst on the number one UFC show on TV today. But if you had asked me outside,...

Jul 17, 2012 12:22 pm

Middleweight powers shift in latest ESPN rankings updated their power rankings for the middleweight division’s top 10 MMA fighters. Topping the list as always is UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva followed surprisingly by Vitor Belfort. By most accounts Chael Sonnen despite his 2nd loss to Silva, or Chris Weidman should probably have that spot. According to ESPN they are stalemated in...

Jul 17, 2012 9:39 am

Vitor Belfort Looking For A Piece Of Chris Weidman | UFC NEWS

“(Chris) Weidman, or the winner of the Cuban vs. (Tim) Boetsch. I’m waiting for my confirmation on the Rio card, see who’s gonna be my opponent. Nobody send me anything yet. I believe I’ll get an answer on that next week. Muñoz has no guard, he’s not a jiu-jitsu fighter. That’s a wrestler vs. wrestler...

Jul 17, 2012 9:27 am

Jacare Accepts Rockholds Challenge! Wants Rematch | MMA NEWS

“He challenged me because our last fight was so close. He feels he needs to show himself that he’s able to defeat me,” Souza told TATAME. “If he wants to fight me, I want my belt back. I wanna prove the world that that fight is past and I can defeat him, in five, six...

Jul 17, 2012 9:23 am

Rockhold Seeks closure With A Potential Jacare Rematch | MMA NEWS

“[There will be] many more [defenses] to come. I’m not giving it up. I’ll be damned if anybody takes this belt from me. There are quite a few new middleweights in the division now, like Lorenz Larkin and Roger Gracie, but I think ‘Jacare’ is the most likely challenger, as long as he wins [his...

Jul 17, 2012 9:19 am

Rampage Jackson: F**K Chael Sonnen And That Crybaby Forrest Griffin | UFC NEWS

“Tito won. Forrest even knew it, that’s why he ran out of the cage like a little crybaby like he always does. C’mon. Somebody told him, ‘Forrest, get your ass back to the cage! You won, idiot! We’re gonna give it to you!’ Stupid, man. I think Chael should keep his word and leave the...

Jul 17, 2012 9:11 am

GSP Planning A Return To Freddie Roach For Condit Prep | UFC NEWS

“He might be in next week to work on some hands. He did do some boxing with Eric Brown while I was away a couple weeks ago, so he has started punching a little bit, he’s getting a little more active every day. I think he’s supposed to be here either this week or next...

Jul 17, 2012 9:08 am

PHOTO | Mark Munoz Shows Off Facial Damage Received By Weidman | UFC NEWS

Last week top middleweight contender Mark Munoz hit a road block on his way to the title in the form of Chris Weidman. After taking considerable damage in the main event on FUEL TV, the referee was forced to halt the bout in the second frame of action. For the first time since fight night...

Jul 17, 2012 9:02 am

VIDEO | UFC 149: Faber vs. Barao Extended Preview | UFC NEWS

Two of the most explosive fighters in the UFC collide for the interim bantamweight title, as Urijah Faber and Renan Barao headline the UFC’s first event in Calgary. Plus, Hector Lombard makes his UFC debut against Tim Boetsch.

Jul 17, 2012 8:41 am

EXCLUSIVE | Mike Swick on Silva vs. Sonnen 2 controversy, fighting angry, and more.

Mike Swick is one of the best fighters to come out of the American Kickboxing Academy. Since his appearance on the first The Ultimate Fighter he has proven he belongs in the UFC. Swick has been in big fights and situations where emotions controlled his actions. Perhaps the best example in recent years of this...

Jul 16, 2012 11:37 pm

Video | Fighting For The Belt : Renan Barao | UFC News

Go inside Renan Barao’s fight camp as he prepares for his long-awaited shot at a title. His incredible unbeaten streak includes 13 submissions and six knockouts, yet his journey to the Octagon and an opportunity to fight for the belt was filled with obstacles. See Barao fight for the interim Bantamweight championship at UFC 149:...

Jul 16, 2012 12:40 pm

Flyweight Ian McCall Discusses UFC Fighter Pay | UFC NEWS

UFC fans were upset headliner Ian McCall made only $9,000 for his losing effort versus Demetrious Johnson.  McCall came on The Underground forum and stating that things are not always as reported when it comes to UFC fighter pay. From: UGCTT_UncleCreepy Posted: 12 hours ago, UGCTT President Member Since: 6/19/02 Posts: 5084 Dana says he doesn’t like to give out...

Jul 16, 2012 12:12 pm

Lauzon vs. Varner Booked For UFC on FOX 4 | UFC NEWS

    UFC officials announced late last night Joe Lauzon faces the former WEC lightweight champion Jamie Varner who takes another short notice for the upcoming UFC on Fox4 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, Ca scheduled for Aug 4, 2012. Lauzon was expected to face Terry Etim but is injured.  Varner steps in...

Jul 16, 2012 11:15 am

March Of 2013 Likely For UFC’s Return To Japan | UFC NEWS

Plans for the UFC to return to Japan is in the making.  This past February UFC 144 Edgar vs. Henderson was the first event in Japan in over a decade pulling an estimated attendance of around 20,000 fans at the Satima Super Arena. UFC is considering March 3, 2013 according to returning at the...