Archive: ufc news

Jun 18, 2012 4:13 am

The Ultimate Fighter Brazil Episode 13 Recap | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister The Ultimate Fighter Brazil episode thirteen recap, in this weeks episode Cezar “Mutante” Ferreira faces Thiago “Bodao” de Oliveira Perpetuo in the last of the Middleweight bouts and the last episode of the season. We will also discover the seasons award winners for the knockout, Submission and Fight of the season. The...

Jun 17, 2012 1:53 pm

UFC 151: Mizugaki vs. Houghland Booked | UFC NEWS

UFC officials have put together an intriguing bantamweight bout between Takeya Mizugaki and Jeff Hougland. The two stand outs will square off in September at UFC 151. UFC 151 is expected to go down on September 1 from the Mandalay Events Center in Las Vegas Nevada. Mizugaki boasts a modest 2-2 record inside the UFC’s...

Jun 17, 2012 1:47 pm

Countdown To UFC 148 Debuts July 3 | UFC NEWS

In anticipation of “UFC 148: Silva vs. Sonnen II” the UFC and FUEL TV have scheduled the release of the traditional pre-fight-hype countdown show. “Countdown to UFC 148: Silva vs. Sonnen II” is set to hit the airwaves on July 3 on FUEL TV. The show, which will run an hour in length will take...

Jun 17, 2012 1:41 pm

Shawn Jordan In For Big Nog Against Kongo At UFC 149 | UFC NEWS

In case you missed the news, former UFC interim heavyweight champion, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira was forced to withdraw from his scheduled UFC 149 appearance against Cheick Kongo. Still going through the rehabilitation process for his broken arm suffered at the hands of Frank Mir, the Brazilian fan favorite is unable to commit to the fight....

Jun 17, 2012 1:16 pm

VIDEO | Bob Sapp Fights And Loses Again | MMA NEWS

Quickly becoming the most active fighter in MMA, Pride veteran Bob Sapp recently took another bout and once again suffered a stoppage defeat. To his credit this time it wasn’t in the first round! Check out the video.

Jun 17, 2012 12:09 pm

Tito Believes He Would Beat Jon Jones In His Prime | UFC NEWS

By Jamie McAllister Tito Ortiz in an interview with FightersOnly. Ortiz comments on Jon Jones and told Fighters Only he already considers Jones to be one of the greatest Light-Heavyweights in UFC history. However Ortiz feels like in his prime he would be able to defeat Jones and discusses how he would do it. “Pressure....

Jun 16, 2012 2:43 pm

VIDEO | UFC 147: Silva vs Franklin II Extended Preview | UFC NEWS

Ever since their epic first meeting in 2009, Wanderlei Silva has sought redemption against former UFC middleweight champion Rich Franklin, eager to even the score. On June 23rd, in Silva’s home country of Brazil, the two legendary powerhouses will meet again in a UFC 147 main event guaranteed to produce some of the most explosive...

Jun 16, 2012 2:39 pm

Sergio Pettis remains undefeated (w/ video) | MMA News

The Legends of Fighting Championship “Memorium” took place in Indianapolis, Indiana last night. The main event of LFC 53 showcased Sergio Pettis (4-0 MMA) putting his undefeated record on the line against Tom McKenna (5-1 MMA). The bantamweight match-up resulted in Sergio Pettis tapping out McKenna via guillotine choke at the 3:52 mark of the...

Jun 16, 2012 12:55 pm

Joseph Benavidez Ready To Put Dark Past Behind Him And Become Champion | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Joseph Benavidez in an interview with Pro MMA Radio. Joseph Benavidez defeated Yasuhiro Urushitani at UFC on FX: Alves vs. Kampmann and claimed his place in the bout for the UFC Flyweight Title. However in the other semi-final between Demetrious Johnson and Ian McCall it was wrongly scored a split-decision victory for...

Jun 16, 2012 9:32 am

Maynard Camp File Complaint About Clay Guida's Hair | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Gray Maynard’s camp has filed a complaint about Clay Guida’s hair going into the UFC on FX 4 main event. Maynard’s camp feel like Guida’s hair gives him an unfair advantage and reported the issue to the New Jersey Athletic Control Board (NJACB). Guida will now be forced to braid his hair...

Jun 16, 2012 4:25 am

John Teixeira vs. Hugo Viana Added To UFC 147 | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Two of the Featherweights from this season of The Ultimate Fighter Brazil have been added to the UFC 147 card. John “Macapa” Teixeira and Hugo “Wolverine” Viana have been added to the prelims. Sources close to the fighters confirmed the bout. Teixeira in his professional career is undefeated and nine of his...

Jun 16, 2012 4:04 am

Cane/Lawlor Get Extended UFC Contracts | UFC NEWS

By Jamie McAllister The UFC have extended the contracts of both Luiz Cane and Tom Lawlor. Cane is currently (4-4) in the UFC and (1-3) in his last four bouts however Cane comes to fight in the octagon and has been rewarded with a new contract. He revealed via his Twitter account that he received...

Jun 16, 2012 3:45 am

Kampmann Ready For Condit If GSP Unhealthy | UFC NEWS

By Jamie McAllister Martin Kampmann in an interview with MMAweekly Radio. Kampmann recently defeated Jake Ellenberger finishing him in the second round in an action packed fight. Following the win Kampmann was slated to receive a title shot against Interim Champion Carlos Condit. However now it seems Kampmann will be facing Johny Hendricks in a...

Jun 16, 2012 3:26 am

Hendricks Dissapointed At Kampmann Booking, Wanted Title Shot | UFC NEWS

By Jamie McAllister UFC Welterweight Johny Hendricks comments in an interview with MMA Fighting. In his last two bouts Hendricks defeated two of the divisions top welterweights knocking out Jon Fitch and defeating Josh Koscheck via a split decision. It now appears that Hendricks will be facing Martin Kampmann at UFC 154 in the co-main...

Jun 15, 2012 6:45 pm

Stefan Struve vs Stipe Miocic targeted to headline UFC's return to England | UFC News

by: Chris Taylor Heavyweights Stefan Struve (24-5 MMA, 8-3 UFC) and Stipe Miocic (9-0 MMA, 3-0 UFC) have been targeted to headline UFC on FUEL TV 5 which takes place September 29th, in Nottingham, England. The 24-year-old Struve, has reeled off three consecutive wins, most recently submitting Lavar Johnson via armbar at UFC 146 this...

Jun 15, 2012 2:48 pm

Explosive Welterweight Paul "Semtex" Daley Joins Bellator Fighting Championships

The Bellator Welterweight division just got even more explosive as feared British striker Paul “Semtex” Daley joins one of Bellator’s deepest divisions in a move that adds another world-class fighter to Bellator’s talent-laden roster. “I’ve been a Semtex fan for years,” said Bellator Chairman & CEO Bjorn Rebney. “He’s an incredibly explosive fighter who is...

Jun 15, 2012 11:58 am

Free Fight Video | Frankie Edgar KO's Gray Maynard Frankie Edgar and Gray Mayndard squared off in the ultimate rubber match at UFC 125. In yet another incredible battle between these two, a decisive victor was finally crowned in dramatic fashion.

Jun 15, 2012 11:16 am

Rory MacDonald Looks To Enter Top 5 With Win Over Penn | UFC NEWS

“The UFC had expressed interest in seeing Penn and I fight. At the time I had no idea that BJ was considering coming out of retirement. So I thought I would jump at the chance to fight him. I believe that this sport is performance based. If BJ and I go out there and put...

Jun 15, 2012 11:11 am

JDS Seeking Random PED Testing In MMA | UFC NEWS

“I would like him to do a test — a blood test. I think we both need to do that. I want a clean fight and he needs to prove he is not under any kind of substances… Using drugs is completely unnecessary, and I am the living proof. I’m the champion, and I never...