Archive: ufc news

Jun 14, 2012 7:22 am

Exclusive Video | Getting Filthy With Tom Lawlor | UFC NEWS

By: Jason Kindschy “Filthy” Tom Lawlor is quite the character. I recently got a chance to sit down with Tom at Tim Burrill BJJ in Providence, Rhode Island, and discuss his win over Jason MacDonald, the money troubles he had going into the bout, and how the “Knockout of the Night” bonus really helped him...

Jun 14, 2012 7:19 am

War Machine Jail Blogs Season 2 | MMA NEWS

Controversial MMA Fighter, “War Machine”, has landed back in jail and is in the process of serving another year long sentence. Shortly after his first stint in prison he was forced to answer pending charges in another case which resulted in him going back to jail to serve more time. In typical “War Machine” fashion...


Jun 14, 2012 6:28 am

Ronny Markes On Returning From Injury And Helping Barao Train For Faber | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Ronny Markes in an interview with TATAME. Markes has competed twice in the UFC getting the win on both occasions firstly at Light-Heavyweight where he defeated Karlos Vemola then dropping to Middleweight to face Aaron Simpson where Markes used his size to edge out a close decision victory. Overall Markes now has...

Jun 14, 2012 1:26 am

Diego Nunes Not In A Hurry To Return To The Octagon | UFC News

Diego Nunes in an interview with TATAME. Nunes has gone (1-2) in his past three bouts losing decisions to Kenny Florian & Dennis Siver and defeating Manvel Gamburyan. However Nunes is in no rush to get back into the octagon for now as he would like to dedicate some time to his family. “I’m cool....

Jun 13, 2012 6:58 pm

VIDEO | Sonnen: "I Will Find A Way To Win" | UFC NEWS

By: Jason Kindschy “It’s a new fight, and it’s my 25 minutes versus his 25 minutes, who can push harder longer. It has nothing to do with skills. Commentators and announcers love to make this about skills, but its not, its about who’s tougher than who, who wants it more,” stated Chael Sonnen in a...

Jun 13, 2012 5:49 pm

UFC Has Eyes For China This Year | UFC NEWS

                  by: Chris Taylor It began in August 2010, when the UFC officially opened up offices in Asia. Former NBA executive Mark Fischer was hired by the UFC to lead the charge. It had taken some time to lay out the initial ground work, but it was...

Jun 13, 2012 2:06 pm

UFC on FX 3 Salary Report | UFC NEWS

Mike Pyle topped the money list for the UFC’s event on FX 3. Demitrious Johnson and Mike Pierce also topped the salary list with payouts of $40,000. UFC on FX 3 took place last Saturday at BankAtlantic Center in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. The main event featured”Mighty Mouse” Johnson and Ian McCall in a flyweight bout...

Jun 13, 2012 1:11 pm

Stittgen vs. Guimaraes Added To UFC on FUEL TV 4 | UFC NEWS

A welterweight bout against Dan Stittgen and UFC Rookie Marcelo Guimaraes is in talks to take place on July’s UFC on Fuel TV 4 fight card. Sources close to both fighters have confirmed the fight has been agreed upon and the contract will be finished soon. Stittgen, a Midwest Training Center Product, is coming off...

Jun 13, 2012 9:52 am

VIDEO | BJ Penn Explains Motivation For MacDonald On FUEL TV | UFC NEWS

A quick video of BJ Penn on FUEL TV’s “UFC Tonight,” talking about getting back in the octagon opposite the Tri Star camp on UFC 152. “Why was Rory the opponent that got you back to the octagon?”  asked Todd Harris BJ Penn: “The reason why I came back to fight Rory, after he put...

Jun 13, 2012 8:27 am

Shogun Believes The Vera Fight 'Should Please All The Fans' | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua in an interview with FightersOnly. Shogun comments on his new opponent Brandon Vera after his original opponent Thiago Silva withdrew from the fight due to injury. “Brandon Vera is a very dangerous fighter, has a sharpened Muay Thai and has already defeated great names inside the UFC. After so...

Jun 13, 2012 6:22 am

Bisping Reveals He Recently Received A Few Direct Twitter Messages From Sonnen | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Michael Bisping comments while on “UFC Tonight” Michael Bisping comments on some interesting messages he receved on Twitter from the Middleweight number one contender Chael Sonnen. “The thing is, to be honest, direct messages on Twitter, it’s personal, it’s private and I think it would be inappropriate to divulge that message. But,...

Jun 12, 2012 3:39 pm

VIDEO | "Mighty Mouse" Injured, Put On Shelf With Surgery | UFC NEWS

Last Friday’s UFC on FX3 UFC flyweight Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson” defeated Ian McCall but not without consequence – a few stiches, hematoma on the shin, and is hoping to go through surgery this Friday from suffering hernia.   Mighty Mouse is looking to be put on shelf for 2 weeks in order to make his...

Jun 12, 2012 3:22 pm

Bibiano Fernandes Says He Never Signed With the UFC | UFC NEWS

By Jonathan Kirschner Refuting previous reports stating Bibiano Fernandes signed with the UFC and then allegedly suffered an injury, Fernandes posted on his Facebook that he had never even signed with the organisation in the first place. Almost two weeks ago, it was reported on numerous sites that DREAM Bantamweight champion Bibiano Fernandes had signed...

Jun 12, 2012 12:49 pm

Brian Stann explains UFC on Fox 4 injury | UFC NEWS

One of the UFC’s favorite sons “All American” Brian Stann was recently forced to withdraw from his fight with Hector Lombard at UFC on FOX 4. Stann recently blogged about the injury that removed him from his highest profile fight to date in terms of visibility. “Most of the fans already know that an injury...

Jun 12, 2012 9:10 am

VIDEO | Benson Henderson Doesn't See A Challenge In Edgar Rematch | UFC NEWS

UFC Lightweight Champion Ben Henderson is ready to take on former champion Frankie Edgar again at UFC 150 in Denver, Colo., on Aug. 11, 2012 after beating Edgar in a five-round decision when they last faced at UFC 144 in Saitama, Japan, on Feb. 26, 2012. “How tough of a situation is this because basically you have to...

Jun 12, 2012 4:49 am

Bibiano Fernandes Out Of UFC 149 Bout With Delorme Due To Injury | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister On June 4, Bibiano Fernandes signed for his first fight with the UFC however now he is out of his UFC 149 bout with Roland Delorme. The former Dream Champion will now wait till later in the year to make his UFC Debut. Fernandes suffered the injury in training and the news...

Jun 12, 2012 4:30 am

Rich Franklin Considering Undergoing TRT To Prolong His Career | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Rich Franklin comments while appearing on The MMA Hour. Rich Franklin steps into the Octagon on June 23, 2012, to face Wanderlei Silva for the second time at UFC 147 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. In the interview with the MMA Hour the former Middleweight champion talks TRT as well as saying his...