Archive: ufc news

May 27, 2012 12:02 am

Vitor Belfort Suffers Broken Hand, Pulled From UFC 147 | UFC NEWS

By Jonathan Kirschner UFC President Dana White confirmed at the UFC 146 post fight press conference that Vitor Belfort has suffered a broken hand and is out of the UFC 147 main event. Originally scheduled to fight Wanderlei Silva, it is unknown exactly how Belfort broke his hand and there is no timetable for a...

May 26, 2012 10:41 pm

Velasquez vs. JDS II? | UFC President "Likes The Idea" | UFC NEWS

With Overeem getting suspended for having an elevated T/E ratio, former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir filled the main event void tonight against Junior dos Santos and failed. The once stacked heavyweight division has thinned out in contender depth and one man stood out amongst the rest tonight. That man was former champion Cain Velasquez....

May 26, 2012 9:53 pm

Struve, Hardy, Nelson & Sass Take Home $70K "Fight Night Bonuses" | UFC NEWS

UFC 146: Dos Santos vs. Mir went down tonight from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. In the main event JDS was able to take out Frank Mir via TKO in the second round to retain the UFC’s heavyweight title. UFC officials just announced that they have given away $70,000 in “Fight...

May 26, 2012 3:00 pm

UFC 146: Dos Santos vs. Mir Live Results & Discussion Thread | UFC NEWS

The biggest card in UFC history goes down tonight from Las Vegas. UFC 146: Dos Santos vs. Mir is set to go down from the MGM Grand Garden Arena. In the main event newly crowned UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos will attempt to make his first successful title defense against two-time former champ Frank...

May 26, 2012 2:55 pm

Watch Tonight's UFC 146: Dos Santos vs. Mir Post Fight Presser Live On BJPENN.COM

The biggest card in UFC history goes down tonight from Las Vegas. UFC 146: Dos Santos vs. Mir is set to go down from the MGM Grand Garden Arena. In the main event newly crowned UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos will attempt to make his first successful title defense against two-time former champ Frank...

May 25, 2012 4:31 pm

PHOTO | JDS & Frank Mir Staredown At Today's Weigh-Ins

Today the UFC held their official UFC 146 Weigh-Ins from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. All fighters hit the scales and made weight including the main event between Junior Dos Santos And Frank Mir.

May 25, 2012 4:10 pm

UFC 146: Dos Santos vs. Mir | Weigh-In Results | UFC NEWS

MAIN CARD: (Pay-per-view) Champ Junior Dos Santos (239) vs. Frank Mir (261) (for heavyweight title) Antonio Silva (264) vs. Cain Velasquez (240) Dave Herman (233) vs. Roy Nelson (254) Shane Del Rosario (246) vs. Stipe Miocic (245) Lavar Johnson (248) vs. Stefan Struve (255) PRELIMINARY CARD: (FX) Diego Brandao (145) vs. Darren Elkins (145) Edson...

May 25, 2012 3:38 pm

Exclusive | Phil Baroni Predicts UFC 146 & His Next Fight | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor The UFC Heavyweight Championship is on the line at UFC 146 this Saturday, as Junior Dos Santos looks to defend his belt against two-time former champion Frank Mir. All of the fights on the PPV portion of the event will take place in the heavyweight division. Phil Baroni was good enough to...

May 25, 2012 3:22 pm


Literally the biggest fight card of all time will detonate at the MGM Grand Garden in Las Vegas on Saturday night as the Ultimate Fighting Championship® organization presents UFC 146: THE HEAVYWEIGHTS on Pay-Per-View. The first ever all-heavyweight main card is headlined by UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos making his first title defense against...

May 25, 2012 3:05 pm

The Role of Weight in Heavyweight | MMA NEWS

  Earlier this week, we covered the UFC 146 conference call featuring the match-up between Frank Mir and the current reigning heavyweight champion, Junior Dos Santos. Frank Mir embarks on this challenge coming out of arguably the most impressive victory of his career which saw him overcoming adversity to defeat Antonio “Minotauro” Nogueira in stunning...

May 25, 2012 3:01 pm

VIDEO | Mike Tyson Hopes Jon Jones Doesn't Fall To The Dark Side | UFC NEWS

“It depends on Jon, basically, what Jon wants to do. Number one, incidents like this, it basically turns into support system. A guy like me, when I was living my life making millions of dollars, I didn’t have a support system. I had a bad support system so I received bad support. So, in an...

May 25, 2012 2:55 pm


Reigning UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos may be wrapped in UFC gold now, but there was a time where he was just another poor kid from Brazil, dreaming of one day becoming a fighter and making a better life for himself. Nicknamed ‘Cigano’ after a character in a Brazilian soap opera he resembled, dos...

May 25, 2012 12:08 pm

Watch Today's UFC 146 Weigh-Ins Live On BJPENN.COM (7pm ET)

Today the UFC 146 fighters are set to hit the scales and make their bouts official. At 7p.m. ET we will be broadcasting the pre-fight festivities live right her on BJPENN.COM so tune in and catch all the action using the player below.

May 25, 2012 12:04 pm

Big Country Eyeing WWE Opportunities Against Brock Lesnar | UFC NEWS

“I think [King Mo opened] a lot of doors for a lot of different fighters, and it actually opens up a lot of fighter’s eyes that there’s other ways to make a living, that you can actually do both sports. It’s like it’s okay to be a Deion Sanders playing football and baseball, or like...

May 25, 2012 12:55 am

Bigfoot Silva On Velasquez | "I would rather fight him on the ground."

By Jamie McAllister Antonio Silva in an interview with TATAME. Bigfoot comments on making his UFC debut. “I am crazy to get this fight done. Get in that cage and have my UFC debut. I am feeling like if it was the first fight of my life. I guess I’m starting it all over again,...

May 25, 2012 12:40 am

Cain Velasquez Thinks Bigfoot Poses More Threats Than Mir

By Jamie McAllister Cain Velasquez in an interview with TATAME. Velasquez makes the comparison between Bigfoot Silva & Frank Mir. “They’re similar a little bit, but I think Silva is better all around. He does more kicks than Mir does, he uses his hands on his feet, good Jiu-Jitsu on the ground. I think Silva...

May 24, 2012 3:52 pm

Exclusive | Cesar Gracie: Nate Will Fight Anybody – He's Fought Everybody | UFC News

The last segment of Cesar Gracie’s interview, Jens Pulver fondly brings up “Baby D” Nate Diaz and asks Cesar “What do you think about the terror he’s going on right now?” Cesar replies in detail…. “I think Nate Diaz is the future of the 155lbs division.  In the past there were issues, there strength issues,...

May 24, 2012 3:48 pm

Jason ‘Mayhem’ Miller Says he’s ‘Looking Past’ C.B. Dollaway

UFC middleweight fighter Jason “Mayhem” Miller faces C.B. Dollaway this Saturday, May 26, at UFC 146. Yet Miller says he’s already looking past his upcoming opponent. Miller was recently interviewed by fellow middleweight and Reign Training Center training partner Mark Muñoz for Fight Hub TV. When Muñoz said that Miller wasn’t looking past Dollaway, “Mayhem”...