Archive: ufc news

Jul 30, 2012 1:08 am

Weidman Thinks Anderson Is Trying To Avoid Him | "It’s like they’re trying to avoid my name being mentioned at all" | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Middleweight Contender Chris Weidman in an interview with MMAWeekly. Chris Weidman upset the odds at UFC on Fuel TV: Munoz vs. Weidman defeating Mark Munoz in dominant fashion. After the bout Weidman called out UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva however Silva’s management have been dismissive of Weidman’s challenges labelling him a joke...

Jul 29, 2012 4:27 am

Video | Frankie Edgar 155 Reasons Episode Five | Wrestling vs. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, The Frankie Edgar Series | UFC News

Gaspari TV presents 155 Reasons, the Frankie Edgar series Episode V – Wrestling vs. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. In an exclusive interview with Mike Straka, Frankie discusses the difference between Wrestling and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Renzo Gracie NY instructor John Danaher, Toms River East High School Wrestling Coach Warren Reid, Coach Ricardo Almeida, Rutgers Wrestling Coach...


Jul 29, 2012 3:06 am

Video | UFC: Shogun vs Vera Preview | UFC News

Two light heavyweight bouts will determine the next contender in the nastiest division of the UFC – don’t miss Shogun vs. Vera and Machida vs. Bader live on FOX.

Jul 28, 2012 6:20 am

Injury Update: Palhares Will Not Need Surgery For Injured Knee | UFC NEWS

Earlier this week we reported that top UFC middleweight, Rousimar Palhares, was forced out of his scheduled UFC 150 bout with Yushin Okami due to a knee injury. At the time of the report it was unclear as to the extent of the injury, however, in a recent interview with Tatame.com his doctor confirmed he...

Jul 28, 2012 6:00 am

Steve Mazzagatti: ‘I Don’t Work For Dana’ | UFC NEWS

“[White] has criticized us and we get a lot of criticism for not standing them up – at least I do,” Mazzagatti said in a telephone interview. “They say we let fighters lay on the ground too long and we’re not doing anything. We don’t make the rules. We enforce them. It’s not our job...

Jul 28, 2012 5:40 am

VIDEO | All Access: Ronda Rousey – Premieres Wed Aug 8th | MMA NEWS

Emmy Award-winning SHOWTIME Sports will produce a new edition of the new documentary series ALL ACCESS with an all-encompassing look at women’s mixed martial arts (MMA) sensation Ronda Rousey. The first episode will premiere on Wednesday, Aug. 8 at 9:30 p.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME®. The second episode will premiere on Wednesday, Aug. 15 at 9:30...

Jul 28, 2012 5:00 am

VIDEO | Phil Davis Stars In Latest Sprite Commercial | UFC NEWS

Sprite execs say the new campaign and tagline are meant to be broader than just basketball, allowing Sprite to hit on other teen “passion points,” such as music, skateboarding and film. In the second half of the year, the brand will be promoting a contest for film students. “We’re trying to link all of these...

Jul 27, 2012 10:14 am

UFC on FX 5 Lands Browne vs. Bigfoot as Main Event | UFC NEWS

Travis Browne may have been disappointed when his fight with Ben Rothwell was scratched for UFC on FOX 4, but it may have been a blessing. Browne has landed himself in the main event of UFC on FX 5 and standing across the Octagon will be Antonio Silva according to USA Today. Heavyweights Travis Browne...

Jul 27, 2012 10:14 am

Marquardt Back in the Top 10 According to ESPN | MMA News

Nate Marquardt is the new Strikeforce Welterweight Champion. His knockout of Tyrone Woodley at Strikeforce 41 was brutal to say the least. Maybe it was the decisive finish, or maybe it’s being crowned the champion. Either way ESPN has put “The Great” back in its coveted top 10. Below is the complete list. 1 Georges...

Jul 27, 2012 3:40 am

Video | UFC 150: Henderson vs Edgar Extended Preview | UFC News

http://youtu.be/azFJZ0qPyno Frankie Edgar wants his belt back but Benson Henderson isn’t planning on giving it to anyone – watch the rematch of their amazing first fight at UFC 150. Plus, Jake Shields and Ed Herman both want to crack the upper echelon of the middleweight division. For all the latest MMA news and fight updates...

Jul 26, 2012 6:25 pm

With UFC 152 Main & Co-Main Events Set, Penn Finalizes VADA Enrollment | UFC NEWS

After weeks of decision making, former UFC lightweight and welterweight champion BJ Penn has finalized his enrollment with the VADA testing program. Penn will be the first UFC fighter to undergo the voluntary testing that the organization provides in an attempt to set a clear example to the rest of the sport. In a release...

Jul 26, 2012 2:30 pm

UFC 149 Prelims Pulls 1 Million Viewers | UFC News

UFC 149 took place at Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary July 21. The preliminary-card broadcast hit a million viewers during the show. Two fights on Facebook preceded the show followed by the pay-per-view main card. The UFC and FX have now averaged 1.31 million viewers over eight preliminary-card broadcasts.  Here are the prelmis on FX thus...

Jul 26, 2012 1:00 pm

Who’s next for the Korean Zombie? | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor It was recently announced that UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo will be returning home for his next title defense, when he faces Erik Koch in Brazil this October at UFC 153. After reading the news, I immediately thought of Chan Sung Jung, who had recently called out the current 145 pound champion...