Archive: ufc news

May 23, 2012 1:09 pm

The Ultimate Fighter: Live Finale official fight match ups | UFC NEWS

  As The Ultimate Fighter Live rolls on and the finale draws closer, the bouts between those who have dropped out of the competition are already in the works. According to the official UFC.com event page today the following additions have been made: Justin Lawrence vs. John Cofer The Team Cruz number one pick Justin...

May 23, 2012 11:59 am

Marcello vs. Sicilia Set For TUF LIVE Finale In Vegas | UFC NEWS

The Ultimate Fighter Live Finale is beginning to cement some matches. The Live Finale card has added another match to the June 1st card. Former Chute Boxe coach Cristiano Marcello will take on Sam Sicilia on the season finale show in Las Vegas. The announcement was confirmed by Marcello’s manager via twitter on Wednesday. Marcello...

May 23, 2012 11:56 am

UFC on FX 5 Set for Indianapolis | UFC NEWS

It has been two years since the UFC has visited the state of Indiana. The UFC announced Wednesday that it will return to the state for the UFC on FX 5 event at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse on September 7, as first reported on Indystar.com The organizations last ventured to Indiana in September on 2010...

May 23, 2012 11:10 am

Hettes Out, Gambino In Against Siler at UFC on FX 4 | UFC NEWS

The UFC on FX 4 card is shuffling around quite a bit lately; the UFC announced that Jimmy Hettes has been forced to pull out of his Featherweight bout with Steven Siler. Stepping in for Hettes at the nationally televised event is Joey Gambino, Steven Siler confirmed this on his facebook page earlier today. “Change...


May 23, 2012 10:35 am

VIDEO | Mir Predicts Early Submission Win Over JDS | UFC NEWS

Video: Kriegel: Dos Santos, Mir go toe-to-toe “Obviously, I predict that I win by submission. Early first round. I have to have in his mind that there’s a certain threat of a danger, that if I can grab you and put on a submission, if you don’t tap, that might work to my advantage and...

May 23, 2012 10:16 am

VIDEO | Rampage & Rogan "Squash Their Beef" | UFC NEWS

Rampage Jackson was very vocal about his issues with Joe Rogan following his most recent outing against Ryan Bader. After numerous comments to the media about his dislike for the UFC’s ringside commentator the two have now talked it out! Check the video for the full interaction and apology!

May 23, 2012 10:10 am

Randy Couture "Brock Lesnar Should Be In The UFC Hall Of Fame" (Video) | UFC NEWS

UFC legend Randy “The Natural” Couture joined Todd Harris and Kenny Florian on UFC Tonight to answer some fan questions and lend some expert insight. Couture had plenty to say, talking about everything from Lavar Johnson’s fight against Stefan Struve, up and coming MMA fighters, and even Brock Lesnar.

May 23, 2012 8:37 am

Patrick vs. Head Added To UFC 149 Card | UFC NEWS

A welterweight fighter between James Head (8-2) and Claude Patrick (14-2) has been booked to UFC 149 on July 21, at Calgary’s Scotiabank Saddledome in Alberta Canada. Head looks to build momentum as he comes off an exciting fight with Papy Abedi in Stockholm, Sweden back in April. Head won that fight with a submission...

May 23, 2012 8:04 am

UFC 150 | Jared Hamman vs. Michael Kuiper Booked | UFC NEWS

Jared Hamman (13-4) is rumored to be taking on Michael Kuiper (11-1) in a middleweight fight scheduled to take place at UFC 150 on August 11th In Denver Colorado at the Pepsi Center. Hamman’s management team at Alchemist Management recently announced the fight but UFC officials have yet to confirm it. Hamman is looking to...

May 23, 2012 7:48 am

Dana White Speaks out on Jon Jones Arrest; Plea Bargain Expected | UFC NEWS

UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon “Bones” Jones met with UFC President Dana White and UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta last night to address Jones’ recent drunken driving arrest, according to the Boston Herald. Jones wrecked his Bentley into a utility pole early on the morning of Saturday, May 19. He was not seriously injured. In the...

May 23, 2012 7:40 am

Dos Anjos In For Injured Taylor Against Njokuani | UFC NEWS

Fighters Only Magazine has reported that UFC veteran Paul Taylor (11-6-1) has been injured and will not fight against Anthony Njokuani (15-6) on the UFC on Fuel TV 4: “Munoz vs. Weidman” card. Fighting in his place will be Rafael dos Anjos (16-6) This comes as a huge blow to Taylor who hasn’t fought since...

May 23, 2012 7:17 am

VIDEO | "The Reem" Episode 11 – The Good, The Bad & The Ugly | UFC NEWS

Alistair goes to Vegas for the UFC 146 press conference and has a media tour with champion JDS. After he arrives at his new place in Miami where everything is going fine, then all of a sudden some bad news comes in. Quotes: “I greatly respect the commission; I respect their decision. They come across...

May 23, 2012 7:04 am

Mir Confident In His Track Record With Beating Pure Strikers | UFC NEWS

“I think that sometimes it’s overlooked. I think most [people] get stuck in, ‘Well, you fought this guy’ and individual thought on how did you do. And they’ve got to realise that A, B, C fighters, we’ve gone through the whole thing before on who does well. “Sometimes it comes down to style. And with...

May 23, 2012 6:55 am

Following Barnett Win Cormier Looking For High Profile Fight | MMA NEWS

“I think if there is a plus one and Zuffa’s going to send someone over it is going to have to be someone that is very good you know? Maybe Carwin, as he’s coming back. He’s a guy with a lot of name value and I don’t necessarily know if that’s a step up (from...

May 23, 2012 5:52 am

VIDEO | The Truth Behind The Rampage "Wolf Howl" Explained By The Man Himself | UFC NEWS

By: Jason Kindschy On episode 4 of this season of MTV’s “Ridiculousness, Former UFC Light-heavyweight champion Quinton “Rampage” Jackson explains the signature howl that has become synonomous with his UFC appearances. Rampage told the cast, “I think I’m a werewolf man, I be howlin’ … It’s the werewolf man, he just takes over. Sometimes I...

May 22, 2012 6:55 pm

"Strikeforce Barnett vs. Cormier" Medical Suspensions Report | MMA NEWS

After a tremendous card that saw several hard fought battles including two epic title fights, medical suspensions were bound to come next. The year-long Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix wrapped up last Saturday as Daniel Cormier took on Josh Barnett in the main event and Gilbert Melendez looked to defend his lightweight title against Josh Thomson....

May 22, 2012 6:18 pm

"Strikeforce Barnett vs. Cormier" Salary Report | MMA NEWS

Here is the much deserved salary list for the fighters from last weeks Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix. The card featured the finale to the Heavyweight tournament as Daniel Cormier took on Josh Barnett in a bloody clash that left both men cut up and bruised. In the co-main event, a lightweight title fight between champion...

May 22, 2012 6:15 pm

Herb Dean Set To Oversee Dos Santos vs. Mir at UFC 146 | UFC NEWS

By Jonathan Kirschner As the date approaches for UFC Heavyweight Champion Junior Dos Santos and Frank Mir to battle in the middle of the octagon, a referee for the bout has officially been assigned. In a meeting held on Monday, the Nevada State Athletic Commission confirmed that veteran MMA referee Herb Dean would be officiating...

May 22, 2012 6:09 pm

Manager: Jones Isn't Running He Will Be A Man About Legal Issue | UFC NEWS

As many of you already know, Jon Jones was arrested last Saturday after his Bentley struck a telephone pole. The UFC lightheavyweight champion was charged with DWI in Upstate New York early Saturday morning, following the crash. The news of Jones’ arrest came to a shock to many of us, due to the way the...

May 22, 2012 2:57 pm

Exclusive | NASCAR Driver Jeffrey Earnhardt discusses tonight's MMA debut

Jeffrey Earnhardt is a 4th generation NASCAR driver, and grandson of NASCAR legend Dale Earnhardt. He is also the nephew of this generation’s most popular driver Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Currently Jeffrey is making a run for a championship in the Rolex Grand Am series in a sharp looking Ford Mustang for 2012. Tonight he temporarily...

May 22, 2012 8:28 am

Just Scrap Radio Returns Today At 1pm ET With Thomson, Belcher, Kyle And Cesar Gracie

Today we embark on the latest edition of BJPENN.COM’s “Just Scrap Radio” hosted by Jens and Abel Pulver. This week we have Strikeforce lightweight Josh Thomson who will talk about his fight with Gilbert Melendez this past Saturday on Showtime. Alan Belcher is hitting the airwaves to discuss his fighting career and free webinar on...

May 22, 2012 7:16 am

Chael Sonnen Approved For TRT In Las Vegas | UFC NEWS

By Jonathan Kirschner Chael Sonnen has been given the go-ahead by the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) for the therapeutic use of testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) after a brief hearing in Las Vegas this past Monday. The scheduled bout between UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva and Chael Sonnen will go on as planned at UFC...

May 22, 2012 7:14 am

Police Report Evidences Jon Jones Had Prior Legal Issues | UFC NEWS

By Jonathan Kirschner Just this past weekend, UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon “Bones” Jones was arrested for driving while under the influence of alcohol. Shortly after his bail was met by his mother, rumors started to spread that this was not his first run-in with the law. It was later confirmed by the Albuquerque Police...

May 22, 2012 3:52 am

Shane Carwin Talks Recovery From Surgery & Returning To UFC | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister UFC Heavyweight Shane Carwin talks positively about his recovery from surgery and returning to the UFC while on HDNet’s ‘Inside MMA’ Carwin who has not competed since his defeat to now Champion Junior Dos Santos at UFC 131 which was in June 2011. “The first thing, and this is something I’ve shared...

May 21, 2012 11:02 pm

Anderson Silva Says He's Staying At Middleweight | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva in an interview with TATAME. Silva comments on staying in the Middleweight division. “We have a couple of athletes in the above division, which are Rafael Feijao (Strikeforce), who’s a big name in the division and Fabio Maldonado, who just fought and lost by points. We have...

May 21, 2012 2:00 pm

Exclusive | Showtime Pettis "I want to fight Nate Diaz!" | UFC NEWS

By: Chris Taylor I was fortunate enough to catch up with UFC lightweight top contender Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis this weekend. Pettis, who is coming off a big victory over Joe Lauzon at UFC 144, is looking to prove that he is the real #1 contender in the lightweight division. Here is our conversation: Chris: Hey...