Archive: ufc news

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,...

Aug 23, 2012 6:25 am

VIDEO | LL Cool J Stops Robbers Shortly After Training MMA | MMA NEWS

Los Angeles police were called to the star’s home in the 12000 block of Blairwood Drive around 1 a.m. Wednesday, officials said. LL Cool J was holding the suspect when officers arrived, officials said. … LL Cool J was upstairs in his home when he heard noise coming from the kitchen area. When he went...

Aug 23, 2012 6:22 am

VIDEO | THE TRUE STORY: Britains Biggest Heist – Starring Lee Murray | MMA NEWS

UFC 46 competitor, Lee Murray, has long been known as one of MMA’s biggest middleweight talents. Having made headlines early in his career for his well rounded aggressive style he went on to hold a new type of record. Lee Muray is currently incarcerated for being the man responsible for Britains biggest bank robbery, where...

Aug 23, 2012 6:15 am

Ellenberger Knows Former Opponent Hieron Doesn't Like To Get Hit | UFC NEWS

“He likes to rely a little too much on his athleticism and it’s gotten him a long way but I’ve fought him before. I’ve seen what he can do. I fought him when he was probably the most dangerous. It’s harder to fight somebody for the second time when you kind of have a good...

Aug 23, 2012 6:12 am

JAY ‘THE THOROUGHBRED’ HIERON ON HIS ‘DREAM RETURN’ TO THE UFC | UFC NEWS

Veteran mixed martial arts welterweight Jay Hieron was climbing into bed after a grueling day’s training when his cell phone started blowing up. It was his manager with the news Hieron had been waiting for since 2005: the Ultimate Fighting Championship organization had offered him a fight. A big fight – on the huge UFC...

Aug 22, 2012 3:57 pm

The Many Faces of Nick Diaz (Language, duh!)

Nick Diaz is admittedly a guilty pleasure for me. He is one of the best fighters walking this planet in terms of skill. Nick is also one of the most fearless fighters of all time. He’s called out guys most fighters would probably avoid. Diaz is an anomaly. Over the years Nick has said some...

Aug 22, 2012 12:11 pm

Pettis Warns Cerrone To "Be Ready" | UFC NEWS

“Oh it is happening. He is talking too much mess for it not to happen. I’m excited to get in there and scrap with him. I should be ready by early November or late November. Either way by November be ready. So, be ready bro. You’ve been talking a lot of mess. Be ready. I...

Aug 22, 2012 11:47 am

Weidman Turned Down Belfort Fight In Hopes Of Silva Booking | UFC NEWS

“From what I am being told, it is a fight that the UFC would want to make happen. Now, it is just confusing. I don’t know what is going on. I am waiting to find out from Dana White. I didn’t take a couple of fights from people challenging me, like (Vitor) Belfort, so I...

Aug 22, 2012 11:32 am

Ed Soares: Anderson Silva Has Never Turned Down A Fight | UFC NEWS

“I mean, you know what? There’s a lot of things going on. I mean as far as competitors. I think all of them, I look at Anderson’s career and I just want Anderson being involved in the biggest fights possible. Unfortunately, in the middleweight division right now, it’s kind of a little bit murky in...

Aug 22, 2012 10:31 am

Miguel Torres Announces Departure From UFC, Signed To TITAN FC | MMA NEWS

I am writing this letter to inform you that as a result of my last loss, I was cut from the UFC. My next fight will be in Hammond, Indiana for Titan Fighting Championship on November the 2nd. I am excited to continue fighting, to regain my focus and to get back to what made...

Aug 22, 2012 10:22 am

UFC President Confirms Dan Henderson Destined For Hall-Of-Fame | UFC NEWS

“I thought Couture was wrapping it up at 37. Dan Henderson is a three time world champion. He’s a great wrestler, has knockout power in both hands and has fought everyone from 170 pounds all the way to heavyweight. He continues to impress no matter how old he gets. Jon Jones has been on a...

Aug 22, 2012 10:16 am

UFC on FOX 5: Henderson vs. Diaz Set To Go Down In Seattle On Dec. 8 | UFC NEWS

The December UFC on FOX 5 event announced last week, which is set to feature a lightweight title fight between champion Benson Henderson and Nate Diaz, now has a confirmed venue. The December 8 televised event will take place December 8 at Seattle’s Key Arena. The news was first reported on FUEL TV’s UFC Tonight....

Aug 22, 2012 10:16 am

UFC on FOX 5 opening betting odds | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor MMA Bookmaker has set the opening betting lines for the three bouts scheduled to take place at UFC on FOX 5, December 8th. Current lightweight champion Benson “Smooth” Henderson opens as the favorite over challenger Nate Diaz. Henderson at -150 and Diaz at +120 Henderson headlined month’s UFC 150 event and successfully defended his...

Aug 22, 2012 10:09 am

TICKETS FOR UFC® 153: ALDO VS KOCH ON SALE TODAY | UFC NEWS

The stars of UFC® 153: ALDO vs KOCH took over Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday, launching ticket sales and officially kicking off the countdown to the event on October 13 at the HSBC Arena. UFC featherweight champion José Aldo, No.1 contender Erik Koch, co-main event middleweight Vitor Belfort, Glover Teixeira and ‘Rampage’ Jackson spent time...

Aug 22, 2012 5:40 am

Koch Confident: “I think I’m better”

On October 13 at UFC 153 in Rio, Erik Koch will have his day. EriK will square off against pound for pound darling, and UFC Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo. Tatame recently interviewed an anxious Koch. Erik has been waiting patiently for this fight while an injured Aldo recovered. Koch gave his thoughts on the champion....

Aug 22, 2012 12:30 am

Frankie Edgar Moves To The Featherweight Division And Is Willing To Face Anyone | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Former UFC Lightweight Champion Frankie Edgar is heading to the Featherweight division. The news was first reported on Tuesday night’s episode of UFC Tonight on FUEL TV. Edgar (14-3-1) is coming off a controversial loss at UFC 150 against UFC Lightweight Champion Ben Henderson. This was his second loss on the bounce...