Archive: ufc news

May 2, 2012 12:10 pm

VIDEO | Dana White Breaks Down Mayweather vs. Cotto

“Cotto Vs. Mayweather is an interesting fight. I think the question in this fight is what does Cotto have left? A lot of people question really what he has after that beating he took from Margarito. Came back and he beat Margarito. But Floyd Mayweather? I truly do believe that Floyd is one of the...

May 2, 2012 11:44 am

VIDEO | On The Brink: Jon Jones – Part 1 | UFC NEWS

UFC Ultimate Insider gives the viewer an exclusive look before UFC 145. Go behind closed doors and witness the candid moments of Jon Jones & Rashad Evans that were not covered anywhere else. From backstage at the first press conference to the final preparations in the last 48 hours; follow Jones’ camp every step of...

May 2, 2012 10:24 am

Ben Rothwell | I Will Beat Overeem’s “F’ing A$$” | UFC NEWS

“I’m willing to fight anyone the UFC wants me to fight in August. I’m going to beat whoever that is. I don’t care. Whoever it is, whoever you guys want to see me beat, I’m going to beat them in August. After that, I believe Alistair Overeem will be issued his license back December 27....

May 2, 2012 9:42 am

Free Fight Video | Johny Hendricks vs. Jon Fitch | UFC NEWS

Division-1 wrestling standouts Johny Hendricks and Jon Fitch met in the Octagon at UFC 141 with bad intentions. Both carrying highly touted wrestling pedigree’s, the difference proved to be the big KO power in Hendricks’ hands which he used to knock Fitch out cold just 12 seconds into the fight.

May 2, 2012 8:30 am

UFC on FUEL TV Shift | Rivera In For Gashimov Against Soto | UFC NEWS

Originally scheduled to face Alex Soto at UFC on FUEL TV 3, Azamat Gashimov has been forced to withdraw from the bout with undisclosed reasons. In his place comes onetime UFC veteran Francisco Rivera. UFC on FUEL TV 3 takes place on May 15 from the Patriot Center in Fairfax, Va. In the main event...

May 2, 2012 8:07 am

International Scene | CWFC 47: Seery v Platts Added | MMA NEWS

CAGE WARRIORS have today added another one of Ireland’s top fighters to the card for CWFC 47 at The Helix in Dublin on Saturday, June 2. It will be another Anglo-Irish clash as Neil Seery (9-9-0) will take on Mark Platts (10-7-0) in a meeting of two of Europe’s top five flyweights. Seery (pictured) will...

May 2, 2012 7:18 am

Ross Pearson Arrested On Suspicion Of DUI In Las Vegas | UFC NEWS

By: David Park UFC featherweight Ross “The Real Deal” Pearson was arrested this past weekend in Las Vegas on suspicion of driving under the influence. This according to, according to the report Ross was pulled over around 4AM early Sunday morning when police noticed his car swerving on the road. When police approached the...

May 2, 2012 7:14 am

Video | Clay Guida Discusses Gray Maynard's Conservative Style | UFC NEWS

By Lewis Mckeever: UFC on FX 4 will host a main event clash between lightweight grinders Clay Guida and Gray Maynard. The event is scheduled for June 22nd at the Reven Hotel and Casino in New Jersey. “The Carptenter” describes the contrasting wrestling styles between himself and Gray Maynard with MMA Fighting’s Luke Thomas: “I...

May 1, 2012 8:47 am

State of Nevada Rebuts Nick Diaz Lawsuit | UFC NEWS

By Adam Conklin: Since his suspension following a positive drug test that showed cannabis metabolites in his blood, Nick Diaz has been in a legal battle with the state of Nevada to clear his name and eliminate, or at least shorten his one year suspension. Most recently, the state of Nevada answered back to a...

May 1, 2012 7:58 am

Anderson Silva's manager | 80 Percent Of The Fans Will Be Rooting For Silva

By Lewis Mckeever: recently had the privilege of chatting to Anderson Silva’s manager, Jorge Guimaraes. Jorge was quizzed on a number interesting of topics, including the rescheduling of the Sonnen mega-fight, how the American fan base perceive Sonnen’s behaviour and a possible “Ultimate Fighter” showdown to conclude the Machida/Shogun trilogy. How was this negotiation...

May 1, 2012 6:50 am

UFC 150 | Jake Shields Set For Middleweight Bout Against Ed Herman | UFC NEWS

By Lewis Mckeever: Since joining forces with the UFC, Jake Shield’s welterweight stint has been some-what underwhelming. The Cesar Gracie Jiu-Jitsu student has decided to switch up his tactics and make a return to the Middleweight division, where he is slated to face “Short Fuse” Ed Herman in Denver for UFC 150. UFC kingpin Dana...

Apr 30, 2012 6:36 pm

“The Dragon” returns: Lyoto Machida Vs. Ryan Bader set for UFC on FOX 4!

By Chase Raymond: Just announced on the UFC twitter page; a light heavyweight Showdown between Lyoto Machida (17-3 MMA) vs. Ryan Bader (14-2 MMA) will take place in August at the UFC on FOX event. Lyoto Machida is coming off a tough loss, where he gave the current Light Heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones a...

Apr 30, 2012 4:49 pm

Clay Guida Comments On Overeem Situation – Cuts "The Reem" Some Slack

By Jamie McAllister “Yeah, Alistair not knowing that there is testosterone in his vitamins, is like me not knowing what kind of conditioner I’m putting in my hair. I’m not going to put the complete blame on him, I’m going to put it on his coaches, and, maybe not his team necessarily, but his trainer...

Apr 30, 2012 4:48 pm

Report | Michael Bisping vs.Tim Boetsch Removed From UFC 148

By Jamie McAllister Michael Bisping vs. Tim Boetsch rumoured to be moved to UFC 149. The bout being moved is due to the Sonnen & Silva bout being moved from UFC 147 – UFC 148. The UFC 148 card already has two title fights and bouts between Rich Franklin vs. Cung Le also the rubber...

Apr 30, 2012 2:22 pm

The Ultimate Fighter Live On FX Episode 8 Ratings Report

Ratings for the eight installment of “The Ultimate Fighter” Live on FX are in and they are the lowest recorded ratings since the shows start. According to the official numbers released by company executives, the show was viewed by approximately 929,000 households (average). That again is the lowest recorded audience since the show started. “The...

Apr 30, 2012 2:07 pm

Free Fight Video | Nate Diaz vs. Marcus Davis | UFC NEWS (Edit – click the link to watch the fight!) Ultra-tough Nate Diaz took on veteran Marcus Davis in front of a hostile crowd at UFC 118. Watch the entire fight here – for free!

Apr 30, 2012 1:54 pm

Jon Jones Has A Message For Hendo | "Let's Keep It Classy"

By Jamie McAllister “As far as Dan Henderson, I’m excited about [him], he’s a great fighter. You know, I’ve gone through a lot with Rashad as far as all of the trash talking and I really hope Dan’s listening and I really hope that Dan keeps it classy throughout this fight. I respect him as...

Apr 30, 2012 1:39 pm

Free Fight Video | Pat Barry vs. Christian Morecraft | UFC NEWS

Pat Barry met Christian Morecraft in the Octagon at UFC on FX: Guillard vs. Miller. Coming off two consecutive losses, Barry had his back to the wall and was in dire need of a victory. Pat came through in dramatic fashion, finishing Morecraft with a big left hook and punches.

Apr 30, 2012 1:19 pm

Dynamic Duo | Forrest Griffin and Stephan Bonnar reminisce (Video) | UFC NEWS

By Lorenzo Luciano: On the UFC Ultimate Insider two of the most entertaining fighters in the UFC reminisce about some of their favorite moments in the UFC. The two have had incredible careers including an incredible match at the TUF 1 Finale. It was and is considered one the greatest fights in UFC history. Forest...

Apr 30, 2012 1:14 pm

Renan Barao | "My goal is to get the title and I’ll get there" | UFC NEWS

By Jamie McAllister Renan Barao in an interview with TATAME. “UFC has announced that depending on who wins this one this person can get a chance at the title, but meanwhile I’m cool. If I have to fight one more time, no problem. My goal is to get the title and I’ll get there”, said...

Apr 30, 2012 1:11 pm

Mark Bocek | | "If You Need TRT Or Medical MJ You Shouldn't Be Fighting"| UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Mark Bocek comments to MMASucka. Bocek comments on the Alistair Overeem situation and feels a year ban would have been sufficient and wants more random testing in the sport. “There’s definitely got to be some type of punishment. You can put any twist on it want. I’m no doctor I just think...

Apr 30, 2012 1:04 pm

Just Scrap Radio Episode 3 | Hot Line Up | Live Today 1pm ET

By Lynn Mitchell: Just Scrap Radio Episode 3 just got hotter featuring four guests scheduled to grace the air waves this Tuesday.  Our line up includes: Corissa Fur is an analyst and reporter for BJPENN.COM.  She started her modeling career in the car show scene, having graced numerous magazine covers and pages she transitioned into the world of MMA...