Archive: ufc news

May 28, 2012 3:52 am

The Ultimate Fighter Brazil Episode 10 Recap | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister On last weeks episode the final bout of the quarter finals took place with Delson “Pe De Chumbo” Heleno of Team Wanderlei being defeated by Sergio “Serginho” Moraes of Team Belfort via rear-naked-choke in the first round. Due to Team Belfort dominating the competition with 7 of 8 semi-final spots the teams...

May 27, 2012 3:09 pm

Whats Next For UFC 146 Winners And Losers | UFC NEWS

UFC 146 brought us one of the fastest and most exciting cards of the year with nine finishes, six of which came by way of TKO/KO and three by submission. The card was stacked head to toe due to the all heavyweight main card, which forced fantastic fights such as Hardy vs. Ludwig or Varner...

May 27, 2012 3:04 pm

Aftermath | The Best And Worst Of UFC 146 | UFC NEWS

UFC 146 was a battle of the Goliaths ending quicker than scheduled due to a night full of finishes that did not disappoint. Main Card Lavar Johnson was looking to knock out the “Skyscraper”.   They clinch,  Stefan Struve jumps guard and submits Lavar Johnson with his superior grappling via armbar  in Round 1 ending this...

May 27, 2012 12:12 pm

VIDEO | Dana White Hints At Possible Brock Lesnar Return | UFC NEWS

“He texted me and said, ‘I want to come to the fight, but keep it quiet because I don’t want to tell anybody. He said, ‘What are you doing tonight? … I want to talk face to face… You never know with him. He might want to come back. He might just want to hang...


May 27, 2012 11:48 am

VIDEO | Velasquez vs. Silva Fight Highlight | UFC NEWS

Video: Highlights: Velasquez – Silva Last night during the UFC 146 event at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, former champion Cain Velasquez put an emphatic stamp on his return to dominance in the co-main event against Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva.

May 27, 2012 11:41 am

VIDEO | Nelson vs. Herman Fight Highlight | UFC NEWS

Video: Highlights: Nelson – Herman Last night fan favorite, Roy “Big Country” Nelson was able to put together a much needed win that likely saved his UFC career. It took the big man just one punch to flatten Herman out on the mat and secure victory in the very first round.

May 27, 2012 11:38 am

VIDEO | Miocic vs. Del Rosario Fight Highlight | UFC NEWS

Video: Highlights: Miocic – Del Rosario During the UFC 146 main pay-per-view card two undefeated heavyweights battled it out in one of only two-fights to make it out of the first round. The Ohio based Miocic was able to comeback from a one-sided first round to take out the Huntington Beach, California native Del Rosario...

May 27, 2012 11:33 am

VIDEO | Johnson vs. Struve Fight Highlight | UFC NEWS

Video: Highlights: Johnson – Struve Last Night Stefan Struve took all the wind out of Lavar Johnson’s sails with this first round submission victory on the UFC 146 main card. Check it out!

May 27, 2012 1:07 am

Jason "Mayhem" Miller Cut From UFC After Backstage Incident | UFC NEWS

By Jonathan Kirschner Despite being only two fights into his most recent UFC run, Jason “Mayhem” Miller has been released by the company and is “done” with all Zuffa owned promotions after a backstage incident. Dana White made the announcement during the UFC 146 post-fight press conference on Saturday night. After confirming that Miller had...

May 27, 2012 12:02 am

Vitor Belfort Suffers Broken Hand, Pulled From UFC 147 | UFC NEWS

By Jonathan Kirschner UFC President Dana White confirmed at the UFC 146 post fight press conference that Vitor Belfort has suffered a broken hand and is out of the UFC 147 main event. Originally scheduled to fight Wanderlei Silva, it is unknown exactly how Belfort broke his hand and there is no timetable for a...

May 26, 2012 10:41 pm

Velasquez vs. JDS II? | UFC President "Likes The Idea" | UFC NEWS

With Overeem getting suspended for having an elevated T/E ratio, former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir filled the main event void tonight against Junior dos Santos and failed. The once stacked heavyweight division has thinned out in contender depth and one man stood out amongst the rest tonight. That man was former champion Cain Velasquez....

May 26, 2012 9:53 pm

Struve, Hardy, Nelson & Sass Take Home $70K "Fight Night Bonuses" | UFC NEWS

UFC 146: Dos Santos vs. Mir went down tonight from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. In the main event JDS was able to take out Frank Mir via TKO in the second round to retain the UFC’s heavyweight title. UFC officials just announced that they have given away $70,000 in “Fight...

May 26, 2012 3:00 pm

UFC 146: Dos Santos vs. Mir Live Results & Discussion Thread | UFC NEWS

The biggest card in UFC history goes down tonight from Las Vegas. UFC 146: Dos Santos vs. Mir is set to go down from the MGM Grand Garden Arena. In the main event newly crowned UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos will attempt to make his first successful title defense against two-time former champ Frank...

May 26, 2012 2:55 pm

Watch Tonight's UFC 146: Dos Santos vs. Mir Post Fight Presser Live On BJPENN.COM

The biggest card in UFC history goes down tonight from Las Vegas. UFC 146: Dos Santos vs. Mir is set to go down from the MGM Grand Garden Arena. In the main event newly crowned UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos will attempt to make his first successful title defense against two-time former champ Frank...

May 25, 2012 4:31 pm

PHOTO | JDS & Frank Mir Staredown At Today's Weigh-Ins

Today the UFC held their official UFC 146 Weigh-Ins from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. All fighters hit the scales and made weight including the main event between Junior Dos Santos And Frank Mir.

May 25, 2012 4:10 pm

UFC 146: Dos Santos vs. Mir | Weigh-In Results | UFC NEWS

MAIN CARD: (Pay-per-view) Champ Junior Dos Santos (239) vs. Frank Mir (261) (for heavyweight title) Antonio Silva (264) vs. Cain Velasquez (240) Dave Herman (233) vs. Roy Nelson (254) Shane Del Rosario (246) vs. Stipe Miocic (245) Lavar Johnson (248) vs. Stefan Struve (255) PRELIMINARY CARD: (FX) Diego Brandao (145) vs. Darren Elkins (145) Edson...

May 25, 2012 3:38 pm

Exclusive | Phil Baroni Predicts UFC 146 & His Next Fight | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor The UFC Heavyweight Championship is on the line at UFC 146 this Saturday, as Junior Dos Santos looks to defend his belt against two-time former champion Frank Mir. All of the fights on the PPV portion of the event will take place in the heavyweight division. Phil Baroni was good enough to...

May 25, 2012 3:22 pm

UFC 146: THE HEAVYWEIGHTS BIGGEST FIGHT NIGHT OF ALL TIME FIRST EVER ALL-HEAVYWEIGHT PPV 2400lbs OF FIGHTER! | UFC NEWS

Literally the biggest fight card of all time will detonate at the MGM Grand Garden in Las Vegas on Saturday night as the Ultimate Fighting Championship® organization presents UFC 146: THE HEAVYWEIGHTS on Pay-Per-View. The first ever all-heavyweight main card is headlined by UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos making his first title defense against...

May 25, 2012 3:05 pm

The Role of Weight in Heavyweight | MMA NEWS

  Earlier this week, we covered the UFC 146 conference call featuring the match-up between Frank Mir and the current reigning heavyweight champion, Junior Dos Santos. Frank Mir embarks on this challenge coming out of arguably the most impressive victory of his career which saw him overcoming adversity to defeat Antonio “Minotauro” Nogueira in stunning...

May 25, 2012 3:01 pm

VIDEO | Mike Tyson Hopes Jon Jones Doesn't Fall To The Dark Side | UFC NEWS

“It depends on Jon, basically, what Jon wants to do. Number one, incidents like this, it basically turns into support system. A guy like me, when I was living my life making millions of dollars, I didn’t have a support system. I had a bad support system so I received bad support. So, in an...

May 25, 2012 2:55 pm

UFC HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMP MAKES KID’S DREAM COME TRUE | UFC NEWS

Reigning UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos may be wrapped in UFC gold now, but there was a time where he was just another poor kid from Brazil, dreaming of one day becoming a fighter and making a better life for himself. Nicknamed ‘Cigano’ after a character in a Brazilian soap opera he resembled, dos...

May 25, 2012 12:08 pm

Watch Today's UFC 146 Weigh-Ins Live On BJPENN.COM (7pm ET)

Today the UFC 146 fighters are set to hit the scales and make their bouts official. At 7p.m. ET we will be broadcasting the pre-fight festivities live right her on BJPENN.COM so tune in and catch all the action using the player below.