Archive: ufc news

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...

Jul 21, 2012 6:00 am

Uncle Creepy Set To Return On FOX In LA | UFC NEWS

Ian “Uncle Creepy” McCall has been booked for his third UFC appearance and he will face off with John Moraga in front of a Los Angeles crowd. McCall vs. Moraga has been officially announced by UFC officials for the UFC on FOX 4 event set to take place on August 4 from the Staples Center....

Jul 20, 2012 5:11 pm

FABER, BARÃO MAKE WEIGHT FOR TOMORROW NIGHT’S UFC TITLE CLASH | UFC NEWS

Top bantamweight contenders “The California Kid” Urijah Faber and Renan Barão each weighed in at 135 pounds this afternoon at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, making official tomorrow night’s UFC interim bantamweight championship bout. The title fight headlines the Pay-Per-View card which airs at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT. UFC 149: FABER VS....

Jul 20, 2012 10:37 am

Watch Today’s UFC 149 Weigh-Ins Live On BJPENN.COM ( 6pm ET)

The UFC is holding the official UFC 149 weigh-ins ceremony this afternoon at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The event will kick off at 6:00pm ET and you can tune into all the action live using the player embedded below.

Jul 20, 2012 10:33 am

Magalhaes Believes He Can Submit Jon Jones

“The reason why I wanted to return to the UFC was to prove that I can fight with the best, so I’ll never refuse a fight. I believe that Igor would become a Top 10 with one more win because it would be his fourth in a row – but that’s not gonna happen. I...

Jul 20, 2012 10:28 am

VIDEO | Randy Couture Discusses The Evolution Of MMA | UFC NEWS

Randy Couture first wrapped UFC® gold around his waist at UFC® 28 in November of 2000. Over the course of his Hall of Fame career he saw the sport evolve and grow in ways that even he couldn’t have possibly imagined. Now in retirement he watches as the next generation of champions and stars push...

Jul 19, 2012 8:00 pm

Evan Dunham vs T.J. Grant slated for UFC 152 in Toronto | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor UFC officials announced today that lightweights Evan Dunham (13-2 MMA, 6-2 UFC) and T.J. Grant (18-5 MMA, 5-3 UFC) are set to throw down September 22nd at UFC 152 in Toronto. Dunham is riding a current two-fight win streak, earning impressive victories over Nik Lentz and Shamar Bailey. Dunham was expected to...

Jul 19, 2012 1:11 pm

Silva’s Camp Eyeing Fight with Rockhold, not Weidman or Lombard

Following UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva’s defeat of #1 contender Chael Sonnen at UFC 148, the MMA universe has been abuzz over who the 37-year-old Brazilian will face next. Fuel TV’s “UFC Tonight” recently reported that Silva’s camp is more inclined to a showdown with 10-1 Strikeforce Middleweight Champion Luke Rockhold than anyone else. Rockhold...