Archive: ufc news

Jun 9, 2012 10:15 am

Poll Results: Should Condit be waiting for GSP? | UFC NEWS

This week we took to our polls once again. This time it was to get public opinion on the state of the welterweight division. With champion, Georges St. Pierre, out of action with a knee injury the UFC opted to put up an interim title in his absence. After a five-round battle earlier this year...

Jun 9, 2012 6:21 am

Junior dos Santos vs. Cain Velasquez Rematch Planned For UFC 152 | UFC News

By Jonathan Kirschner UFC President Dana White took to the podium at the UFC on FX 3 post-fight press conference and revealed the promotion’s plans for the upcoming UFC Heavyweight Title fight. Junior dos Santos and Cain Velasquez are set to have their rematch at UFC 152 in Toronto. Junior “Cigano” dos Santos captured the...

Jun 9, 2012 1:28 am

Wineland, Jorgensen, Pyle and Silva Earn $40k OTN Bonuses | UFC News

By Jonathan Kirschner UFC officials announced that four men would be taking home the additional “Of the Night” bonuses at “UFC on FX 3: McCall vs. Johnson”. Eddie Wineland, Scott Jorgensen, Erick Silva and Mike Pyle all earned an additional $40,000 for their respective performances. Fight of the Night: Eddie Wineland vs. Scott Jorgensen Knockout...

Jun 7, 2012 6:02 am

Roy Nelson Calls Out winner Of Kongo vs. Noguiera Fight | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Roy Nelson comments to Sherdog. In his last bout Nelson breezed through Dave Herman at UFC 146 on May 26, 2012, with a 51-second knockout. The win got him back on track after his defeat to Fabricio Werdum at UFC 143, after the bout Nelson even contemplated moving down to 205. Fresh...

Jun 7, 2012 5:25 am

Tito Ortiz On Dana White : "I know he'll never forgive me." | UFC News

Jamie McAllister Tito Ortiz in an interview with Fight Magazine. Ortiz comments on his relationship with UFC President Dana White. “Some decisions where probably against Dana, I probably shouldn’t have said some of the things I said. Some of the things I should have did, I should have carried myself a little different. I’m a...

Jun 7, 2012 4:59 am

Shogun Rua vs. Brandon Vera Set For UFC On Fox 4 Main Event | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister The UFC having matched Hector Lombard with Tim Boetsch at UFC 149 and Stann out injured this has left the UFC on FOX 4 show without a main event. Enter Shogun Rua who’s UFC 149 opponent Thiago Silva withdrew from the bout due to injury and will now face Brandon Vera. Here’s...

Jun 7, 2012 4:20 am

With Bisping & Stann Out Injured UFC Match Up Lombard & Boetsch At UFC 149 | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Michael Bisping is out of his UFC 149 match-up with Tim Boetsch due to injury, however it is unspecified which type of injury Bisping has sustained. Yesterday also saw Brian Stann injured and out of the fight with Lombard. Middleweights Lombard and Boetsch were left without opponents and now have been matched-up...

Jun 6, 2012 4:42 pm

Randy Couture Boosted His Testosterone Levels Using 'Natural' Products

By Jamie McAllister Randy Couture in an interview with MMA Weigh-In. Randy Couture managed to remain a top contender in the Light-Heavyweight division even at the age of 47 he took on top Light-Heavyweight Lyoto Machida. Machida defeated Couture via KO at UFC 129 and the win ultimaley gave Machida the chance to fight for...

Jun 6, 2012 4:15 pm

Francisco Rivera vs. Ken Stone Added To UFC on FX 4 | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Francisco Rivera, fresh off a dominant performance over Alex Soto in May, will step in to face Ken Stone at UFC on FX in June. The news comes via Sherdog who first reported the bout. Edwin Figueroa was the original candidate for the fight however injury took him out of the bout...

Jun 6, 2012 3:09 pm

BJ Penn: “Rory, I accept your challenge!!” | UFC NEWS

Yesterday afternoon on’s “The MMA Hour”, one of the UFC’s top welterweight fighters, Rory MacDonald took to the airwaves to call out an MMA Legend. In his interview with host, Ariel Helwani, the Canadian based fighter proclaimed, “Right now I feel there’s a guy that I want to fight before he leaves the sport...

Jun 6, 2012 3:08 pm

Brian Stann Hurt, Forced Out Of UFC On Fox 4 | UFC NEWS

UFC on Fox 4 took a major hit today; Brian Stann is out of his clash with UFC newcomer Hector Lombard. Middleweight Brian Stann (12-4) has been forced to withdraw from his scheduled bout with Lombard, with an undisclosed injury. Sources close to the situation have confirmed the absence of Stann at UFC on Fox...

Jun 6, 2012 5:59 am

Machida Talks About His Fight With Bader And Training In Los Angeles | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Lyoto Machida in an interview with TATAME. Machida is currently in Los Angeles, California training for the Ryan Bader fight. “Well, I came to stay here for a couple of months, but I’m really liking the training here. It’s pretty intense, many guys helping me out here, like Rafael, Johnson, Werdum, Babalu...

Jun 6, 2012 1:57 am

Rashad Evans Looking To Avenge Losses To Jones & Machida | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Rashad Evans in an interview with 790 The Ticket. Evans comments on his bout with Jon Jones at UFC 145. “It was difficult because it was a fight I really wanted, but it was a good learning tool because it helped me understand that things won’t always go my way and it...

Jun 6, 2012 1:35 am

Aaron Simpson vs Kenny Robertson Booked With Fitch Out Injured | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Kenny Robertson steps in to face Aaron Simpson in place of Jon Fitch. Simpson will face Robertson at UFC on FUEL TV 4 at the HP Pavilion in San Jose on July 11, 2012. Fitch had to pull out of the bout with Simpson as he partially tore his ACL and will...

Jun 5, 2012 6:23 pm

Notable fighters who tested positive for Steroids | MMA NEWS

In the ever evolving world of MMA it is imperative that fighters stay healthy and up their game every day. Injuries happen and big fights come up for almost every mixed martial arts athlete. When that stuff happens the temptation to get a little extra kick from banned substances, that edge you need to overcome...

Jun 5, 2012 6:22 pm

Video | Joseph Benavidez Gives Prediction On McCall Vs. Johnson | UFC News Flyweight title contender Joseph Benavidez spoke with analyst Ariel Helwani about the upcoming rematch between Demetrious Johnson vs. Ian McCall. Benavidez has been on the shelf waiting to take on the winner of that fight and he’ll finally find out who he’ll be facing for the UFC flyweight title.

Jun 5, 2012 5:59 pm

Video | GSP Road To Recovery | UFC News

UFC Welterweight Champion Georges St Pierre in his road back to the octagon. St Pierre has told fans he is currently “ahead of schedule,” but is still concentrating solely on his rehab and not a title unification bout opposite Interim titleholder Carlos Condit.

Jun 5, 2012 5:03 pm

Greg Jackson Will Not Corner St. Pierre or Condit If They Fight | UFC NEWS

By Jonathan Kirschner Greg Jackson has been in the corner of a number of fighters the past few years leading them to championship wins inside the octagon. However, if all the stars align and the UFC Welterweight Champion Georges St. Pierre and UFC Interim Welterweight Champion Carlos Condit do end up facing each other, Greg...

Jun 5, 2012 3:12 pm

Michael McDonald Signs A New Four-Fight Deal With UFC | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Bantamweight contender Michael McDonald has landed a new four fight deal with the UFC. Sources close to the fighter’s camp confirmed the news to McDonald has gone (4-0) in the UFC and in his last bout at UFC 145 stopped former WEC Bantamweight Champion Miguel Torres in the first round. With...

Jun 5, 2012 2:33 pm

Dennis Siver vs. Eddie Yagin In The Works For UFC 151 | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister A featherweight bout is in the works for the September 1st UFC 151. On the Las Vegas card Denis Siver & Eddie Yagin are set to square off according to who report that verbal agreements are in place from both Siver and Yagin. Denis Siver will stay in the Featherweight division...

Jun 5, 2012 9:15 am

Just Scrap Radio To Run Thursday | MMA NEWS

Unfortunately due to scheduling difficulties BJPENN.COM’ weekly edition of “Just Scrap Radio” will be aired this Thursday instead of in it’s usually slot today. Tune in on Thursday at 1 p.m. ET.