Archive: ufc news

Jul 24, 2012 5:30 am

Open Casting Call for Fighters July 26 in Myrtle Beach | MMA NEWS

Global Proving Ground (GPG), a new revolutionary platform that enables combat sports athletes to showcase their skills on a global level, announced today that additional casting calls will be held both in the U.S. and abroad for the GPG related reality show project. All experienced fighters with a combat sports background are welcome. The next...

Jul 24, 2012 5:00 am

K-1 OPEN TRYOUTS DRAW OVER 200 K-1 HOPEFULS

They came from all over the world with one dream and one chance to make it come true, and on July 19 at Muscle Beach, in front of the K-1 owner, executives and legendary judges they got their chance. In the first ever K-1 Open Tryouts in Los Angeles, more than 200 Hopefuls demonstrated their...

Jul 23, 2012 10:32 am

UFC Heavyweight Travis Browne Blessed To Train With Jon Jones | UFC NEWS

“It’s a blessing. There’s times that, say, he’s sparring and I’m sitting on the outside waiting for my turn and I just like to watch him. I like to watch great fighters and see where their confidence comes from. Maybe things that work for them may end up working for me as well. Being in...

Jul 23, 2012 10:10 am

InvictaFC.com To Stream Entire Baszler vs. McMann Women’s MMA Event Live, Free Of Charge This Saturday | MMA NEWS

Invicta Fighting Championships will stream its much-anticipated Baszler vs. McMann, 14-fight women’s professional Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) event, live in its entirety and free of charge to a worldwide audience on the promotion’s website, InvictaFC.com, from Memorial Hall in Kansas City, Kan. on Saturday, July 28. Returning to the Invicta FC broadcast booth to call...

Jul 23, 2012 9:46 am

Dana White: Maybe Lombard Should Drop To 170 | UFC NEWS

“It just wasn’t what I thought it was going to be. Whether it was Boetsch or Lombard winning, I was expecting a real war. I thought this thing was going to be a war. You can’t be angry with [Lombard], but it just shows you guys, ranking guys who don’t fight in the UFC, it’s...

Jul 23, 2012 9:39 am

VIDEO | Boetsch vs. Lombard UFC 149 Highlight | UFC NEWS

In the UFC’s debut to Calgary, Tim Boetsch and Hector Lombard squared off in the evenings co-main event. Boetsch was able to upset the top middleweight to earn a split-decision victory and put a hlat to the 25-fight unbeaten streak of Lombard.

Jul 23, 2012 6:26 am

Vince McMahon takes a shot at the UFC

When the UFC left SpikeTV they were set to explode in to every corner of mainstream America. They announced shows on Fuel, FX, and FOX. That was surely a recipe for success using an educated analysis. The reality is that the big ratings have not happened yet. The UFC is still insanely popular and a...

Jul 23, 2012 5:43 am

Faber injured in UFC 149 main event | UFC NEWS

Urijah Faber came up short in his fight against Renan Barao on Saturday night. UFC 149 was his second attempt at the UFC Bantamweight Championship. His opponent Barao was quicker, cleaner, and smarter in their five round fight. At some point in the opening rounds Renan caught Urijah with a knee to the body that...

Jul 22, 2012 4:39 am

UFC 149 Fighter Bonuses; Jimmo KO obvious pick | UFC NEWS

Ryan Jimmo’s destruction of Anthony Perosh was the no-brainer knockout of the night. What about the rest of the bonuses handed out? The main card didn’t deliver as anticipated at UFC 149: Faber vs. Barão on Saturday night in Calgary, but the athletes in the opening bout of the main card and some standouts on...

Jul 21, 2012 10:06 pm

UFC 149: Faber vs. Barao Results | UFC NEWS

UFC 149: Faber vs. Barao has concluded and in the main event it was the Brazilian who proved too much for “The California Kid”. After a five round fight Renan Barao secured a unanimous decision victory to earn the UFC’s interim bantamweight title. Your full results of tonights PPV event are as follows: Renan Barao...

Jul 21, 2012 7:39 pm

UFC 149 smashes Saddledome record

UFC 149 takes place at the Scotiabank Saddledome and according to UFC President Dana White the event’s attendance has set a new record. White once again took to Facebook to express his excitement. UFC #149 Faber vs Barao breaks Scotiabank Saddledome gate record @ 4.1 million beating The Rolling Stones”

Jul 21, 2012 6:12 pm

Ryan Jimmo ties KO record at UFC 149

Ryan Jimmo def. Anthony Perosh by KO at :07 of round 1 earlier tonight at UFC 149. This ties the fastest KO according to Dana white. White took to Facebook and expressed his excitement about the accomplishment. White posted, “WOW!!! Ryan Jimmo just tied the fastest KO in UFC history”. MMAWeekly described exactly what went...

Jul 21, 2012 7:15 am

Report | Tim Sylvia Signs With ZUFFA, Will Face Cormier Under Strikeforce Banner | MMA NEWS

After a lengthy social media campaign practically begging for another shot in the UFC, former heavyweight champion Tim Sylvia now finds himself one step closer. Several media outlets reported yesterday that “The Maniac” has indeed come to terms with the ZUFFA organization and is now set to square off with Strikeforce HW Grand Prix Champion,...

Jul 21, 2012 7:00 am

Werdum: Giving a title shot to Overeem ‘not right’ | UFC NEWS

“Yeah, for sure,” Werdum said when asked if he feels Overeem uses steroids, “because he had that positive test. Everybody knows because he’s too big. It’s not normal. The guy’s too strong. [For] Overeem to come back now and fight for the title, it’s not good because he [has] no respect for me and other...

Jul 21, 2012 6:30 am

Team Belcher Looking For Weidman Or Belfort To Step Up | UFC NEWS

“We think Chris Weidman is the fight out there right now. If we could fight anybody, if we had our choice, Chris Weidman would be the guy. I think fans, media and everybody alike has Chris Weidman as the No. 1 contender at this point, and after he beat Mark Munoz I think everybody has...