Archive: ufc news

Aug 25, 2012 9:42 am

Chael Sonnen Takes Dig At Jones Once Again, This Time On Facebook | UFC NEWS

I am no longer permitted to speak ill of the former champion Jon Jones as we have come to an agreement. I will stop tearing him down verbally and in exchange he has relinquished his belt to me. I would like to read a prepared statement from the former Champion. Mr Sonnen, In every mans...

Aug 25, 2012 9:41 am

Dan Henderson's Camp Expects Title Match Upon Return To Action | UFC NEWS

With all the confusion, controversy and hurt feelings over UFC 151 being cancelled, it’s been easy to overlook what the future holds for the UFC’s number 1 light-heavyweight contender, Dan Henderson. His coach, Daniel Woirin, took time with Fighters Only Magazine to explain how Dan’s injury took place and what they expect from his return....

Aug 25, 2012 9:41 am

Vitor Belfort Joins "Blackzilians" In Preparation For Jon Jones At UFC 152 | UFC NEWS

Glenn Robinson, President, Authentic Sports Management today announced that Vitor “The Phenom” Belfort is now a Blackzilian with ASM, the highly respected and fastest growing agency in the sport of mixed martial arts. “As one of the early champions in the UFC and one of the most popular fighters in the world today, it is...

Aug 25, 2012 9:35 am

Machida Wanted More Time To Prep For Jones, Blackhouse MMA Releases Statement | UFC NEWS

After the UFC 151 fallout, UFC president Dana White announced that Lyoto Machida would replace Dan Henderson against Jones and the two light-heavyweight fighters would headline the upcoming UFC 152 fight card. Once Machida had time to process the title shot offer with his advisors he turned it down. His manager Ed Soares explains the...

Aug 24, 2012 11:03 am

VIDEO | BJ Penn Gets Honored At "UFC GYM HAWAII BJ PENN" Grand Opening | UFC NEWS

This past weekend the “UFC Gym Hawaii BJ Penn “opened up its doors for members and fans to celebrate the newest addition of the UFC Gym chain and first ever facility outside of the California market. In attendance fans saw the likes of Chuck Liddell, Anthony Pettis, Josh Thomson, Mark Munoz and BJ Penn. In...

Aug 24, 2012 10:29 am

Jones Opens Up As Staggering -1500 Favorite Over Belfort | UFC NEWS

After one of the oddest days in MMA history, Jon Jones has been officially booked to face Vitor Belfort at UFC 152 this September. The vegas oddsmakers are on the booking and have set up odds for the proposed bout. In what has to be one of the most lopsided betting odds to date Jon...

Aug 23, 2012 6:11 pm

Ellenberger vs. Hieron moved to UFC on FX 5 | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor Due to the cancellation of UFC 151, Jake Ellenberger (27-6 MMA, 6-2 UFC) vs. Jay Hieron (23-5 MMA, 0-2 UFC) now will take place in October at UFC on FX 5. UFC 151 was cancelled today, when light heavyweight title challenger Dan Henderson was forced out of the main event with an...

Aug 23, 2012 2:41 pm

Multiple UFC Fighters Take To Twitter And Take Issue With Jon Jones | UFC NEWS

With the news that the UFC was forced to cancel UFC 151 after Jon Jones refused to accept Chael Sonnen as a replacement opponent, many of the champs peers took to the popular social media outlet of Twitter to express their disappointment in the champ and throw a few jabs at Jones in the process....

Aug 23, 2012 11:04 am

Quick Twitt | Chael tweets to Jones "I'll give you my purse" | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor The UFC has announced that president Dana White will be holding a press conference at 2pm ET to address the UFC 151 “situation”. Rumors have been swirling that #1 contender Dan Henderson has suffered a knee injury and is being forced to withdraw from the September 1st event. Chael Sonnen has been...

Aug 23, 2012 10:41 am

PHOTO GALLERY | UFC GYM HAWAII BJ PENN GRAND OPENING CELEBRATION | UFC NEWS

This past weekend the “UFC Gym Hawaii BJ Penn “opened up its doors for members and fans to celebrate the newest addition of the UFC Gym chain and first ever facility outside of the California market. In attendance fans saw the likes of Chuck Liddell, Anthony Pettis, Josh Thomson, Mark Munoz and BJ Penn. Hop...

Aug 23, 2012 9:59 am

UFC President Dana White To Make Special Announcement Regarding UFC 151 | UFC NEWS

The Ultimate Fighting Championship organization will host a media conference call today, Thursday, August 23, 2012 at 2 p.m. ET/11 a.m. PT for a special announcement by UFC President Dana White regarding the upcoming UFC 151: JONES vs. HENDERSON event scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 1. Stay tuned to BJPENN.COM for developments surrounding next weeks fight...

Aug 23, 2012 9:49 am

Anderson Silva Has Olympic Games Aspirations | UFC NEWS

“It would be a challenge in my career, and I’d like that. Participating in a competition like this is something really lacking for me, being an Olympian. I do not know if I would get used condition, the medal would be like the belt a consequence, but it would be great.” UFC middleweight champion, Anderson...

Aug 23, 2012 9:38 am

CSAC Humiliated Cyborg By Removing Her From Last Weekend's Event | MMA NEWS

“I watched all fights but the last one, Ronda’s, [because] a woman working on the event came to tell me I had to leave because the commission doesn’t accept suspended athletes on the shows. My manager talked to the guys at the commission and there’s really a law that says that. I was upset for...

Aug 23, 2012 9:12 am

Rumor: Dan Henderson out of UFC 151? | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor Yesterday, the twitter universe exploded with speculation that light heavyweight #1 contender Dan Henderson was injured and could possibly be forced out of his scheduled title fight at UFC 151. Nothing has been confirmed as of yet, but that hasn’t stopped MMA media or officials from addressing the situation. UFC announcer Kenny Florian...

Aug 23, 2012 9:10 am

Jon Jones Makes It Clear, He Fights For The Money | UFC NEWS

“I want to focus on Dan Henderson at this point, and not worry about Lyoto Machida, but when it comes to a pay-per-view conversation in general, I fight for honor and integrity and I fight to be the best. I try to keep martial arts experience in mind as much as possible. At same time,...