Archive: ufc news

Jul 12, 2012 3:01 pm

UFC on FUEL TV 4 Pulls 300k Viewers | UFC NEWS

By: Chris Taylor UFC on FUEL TV 4 took place at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, California last night. The ratings peaked during the main event, which saw Chris Weidman defeat Mark Munoz via second round TKO. The UFC on FUEL TV 4 event averaged 211,000 viewers during it’s broadcast, resulting in the second...


Jul 12, 2012 9:33 am

Sonnen on Weidman: He is "the best middleweight in the UFC" | UFC NEWS

“There is no way to deny what we just saw. Weidman is on a roll, he is tapping guys out, getting Fight of the Night, and doing everything he needs to do. Now he is playing with the big boys. Now he is in the main event. The test was passed with flying colors. Chris...

Jul 12, 2012 9:22 am

Josh Neer Inks New Four-Fight UFC Deal

Even coming off a loss at UFC on FX 3 against Mike Pyle, Josh Neer has been able to secure a new four-fight UFC contract. Reports of the contract renewal started to surface this morning and BJPENN.COM has since confirmed the reports as valid. The lightweight, turned welterweight started off with the promotion nearly 7-years...

Jul 12, 2012 8:42 am

Roy Nelson & Shane Carwin Set To Coach Next TUF Installment | UFC NEWS

The Ultimate Fighting Championship organization is proud to announce the coaches for the upcoming season of The Ultimate Fighter are interim UFC heavyweight champion Shane Carwin and top heavyweight contender Roy ‘Big Country’ Nelson. Taping for the show’s second season on FX will begin in early August, with the debut episode slated to air in...

Jul 12, 2012 1:21 am

UFC on FUEL TV 4 Bonuses And Awards | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister UFC on FUEL TV 4: Munoz vs. Weidman  has passed and we may have a new Middleweight number one contender. The bonus awards for the night are as follows. The knockout of the night went to Chris Weidman the Middleweight contender put in a dominant performance against Mark Munoz. After controlling the...

Jul 11, 2012 11:29 pm

Dana White Reveals TUF: The Smashes Coaches | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Dana White while appearing on FUEL TV on Wednesday night announced the coaches for the upcoming season of TUF. The Ultimate Fighter: The Smashes, features a team of Australian fighters against a team of U.K. fighters. “The coaches are (Ross) Pearson and (George) Sotiropoulos,” said White, also noting, “They will fight at...

Jul 11, 2012 7:27 am

UFC on FUEL TV 4 Discussion Thread | UFC NEWS

The UFC’s next event on FUEL TV is set to go down tonight from the HP Pavilion in San Jose, California. Featuring a main event between top middleweight fighters Mark Munoz and Chris Weidman the nights main card should easily deliver memorable fireworks MMA Fans will be talking about for days. Use this thread to...

Jul 11, 2012 7:16 am

Jon Jones Explains Reasons To Not Fighting Anderson Silva | UFC NEWS

“It’s not that he won’t fight me or I won’t fight him. To be dead honest, it’s that we both have a lot to lose and we both respect each other a lot and we both are striving for personal greatness. I don’t want to crack on his greatness and I don’t want him cracking...

Jul 10, 2012 11:52 pm

Mark Munoz Reveals Sonnen Offered To Help Pay For His Elbow Surgery | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister UFC Middleweight contender Mark Munoz in an interview with MMAFighting. Mark Munoz is ready to call out Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva with a win over Chris Weidman at UFC on Fuel TV 4. However back in January Munoz was set to face Chael Sonnen at UFC on Fox: Evans vs. Davis but...

Jul 10, 2012 10:58 pm

Sonnen Talks Potential Retirement, UFC 148 Appeal And WWE Reports | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Chael Sonnen appeared on FUEL TV as part of the on-air broadcast team for the UFC on Fuel TV 4 weigh ins. Sonnen discussed his UFC 148 bout with Anderson Silva as well as all the reports that came after it. Sonnen started off by talking about the spinning back fist he...

Jul 10, 2012 3:58 pm

Frank Mir Believes Overeem Is The Rightful Number One Contender | UFC NEWS

Many believe Alistair Overem should prove himself first or fight at least one more time to re-earn his number one statues due to his steroid debacle.  UFC President Dana White confirmed that Alistair will be the number one contender post Cain Velasquez vs Junior Dos Santos. Frank Mir gives his opinion to mmamania stating “I...

Jul 10, 2012 3:27 pm

Camozzi vs Roberts Booked For UFC 150 | UFC NEWS

Chris Camozzi is coming home; he will now fight in his hometown against fellow middleweight contender Buddy Roberts. The two will clash at UFC 150 in August live from Denver’s Pepsi Center. Chris Camozzi (17-5) has won his last two visits to the Octagon and is looking gain some title attention with an impressive victory...