Archive: ufc news

May 14, 2012 7:34 am

Edson Barboza On Varner | "He’s got to bring it. This fight is going to be a war"

By Jamie McAllister Edson Barboza in an interview with TATAME. Barboza comments on his opponent being changed. “They changed my opponent but I am still focused. It doesn’t matter if he’s shorter, taller, a good wrestler or boxer. To me, what matters is doing a good job. I’m focused on my game and my stategy....

May 14, 2012 7:30 am

Bigfoot Silva Compliments Dos Santos BJJ Skills

By Jamie McAllister Antonio Silva in an interview with TATAME. Bigfoot comments on Junior Dos Santos vs. Frank Mir & compliments Junior’s Jiu-Jitsu skills. “It’s complicated. (Nogueira and Mir) fought twice and unfortunately Mir won them both, but he shouldn’t take it personally because when you put your emotions in there it’s when you get...

May 14, 2012 7:28 am

The Ultimate Fighter Brazil Episode 8 Recap | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister On last weeks episode of TUF Brazil Team Wanderlei claimed their first victory of the season when Rony Jason defeated his friend Gasparzinho via armbar in the first round. This weeks episode picked up where we left off last week with Wanderlei & Belfort in a heated argument about Belfort matching up...

May 13, 2012 8:56 am

Nick Diaz No Shows For His BJJ Super-Fight With Braulio Estima

Continuing a long pattern throughout his career, Nick Diaz decided to no show last night, for his BJJ superfight with Braulio Estima. The match had been finalized for weeks, and with the event broadcasting live via web stream from the World Jiu-Jitsu Expo, BJJ and MMA fans from around the world were very excited for...


May 12, 2012 12:25 pm

UFC on FUEL TV 4 | The Lighter Weights Set to Deliver Late Fireworks | UFC NEWS

The lighter weights shine as three great match-ups have been added to the UFC on Fuel TV 4 card for July 11th at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, California. Look for three pivotal fights in the careers of 6 incredible athletes this summer. Three fantastic fights have been added to July’s UFC on FUEL...

May 12, 2012 10:28 am

Just Scrap Radio | Heartthrob Devon Sawa of The Philly Kid Talks Movie and MMA

Heartthrob Devon Sawa  appeared in lead roles in the films Little Giants, Casper, Now and Then, Wild America, Idle Hands, and Final Destination. He portrayed the role of Stan in an Eminem music video “Stan” alongside singer Dido who played Stan’s girlfriend. Then, became a voice actor, portraying the voice of Flash Thompson in Spiderman: The New Animated Series....

May 12, 2012 10:11 am

Wanderlei Talks Retirement & What An Easy Target Vitor Is

By Jamie McAllister Wanderlei Silva in an interview with SporTV.com Wanderlei comments on retirement. “How can I say it? I am in a situation… people want to see a show. I thought that I would do my last fight in Japan but then Germany, Australia and other countries came in asking me to make the...

May 12, 2012 10:05 am

Frank Mir | Criticisms from JDS is a Way to Garner Confidence

Frank Mir put the stamp on the win against Antonio Nogueira with a brutal arm bar submission at UFC  140 .  That was a big upset since Nogueira has never been knocked out before in his entire career before Mir fought him the first time and let alone been submitted before in his entire career....

May 12, 2012 9:35 am

VIDEO | Best Of Pride – Fedor vs. Zuluzinho | MMA NEWS

Pride Heavyweight Champion Fedor Emelianenko faced an interesting test in his fight against the massive 6’5 340lb Zuluzinho. Emelianenko quickly proved that size does not beat technique, as he dispatched Zuluzinho with a flurry of strikes that sent the big man crashing to the canvas.

May 12, 2012 9:27 am

The Ultimate Fighter Live on FX Episode 10 Results, Recap & Post-Fight Quotes

The Ultimate Fighter Live episode 10 – ‘So Real it’s Unreal’ – aired Friday evening and saw both Team Cruz and Team Faber walk-away with one win apiece. In the first fight of the night Team Cruz’ James Vick, of Fort Worth, Texas defeated Pembroke, Massachusetts native Joe Proctor by unanimous decision with scores of...

May 12, 2012 9:17 am

BELO HORIZONTE TO HOST UFC 147 ON JUNE 23 | UFC NEWS

Minas Gerais will be the second Brazilian state to host an Ultimate Fighting Championship® event. On June 23, the “Mineirinho” arena, in Belo Horizonte, will host the UFC 147, marking the third passage of the organization through Brazil under the Zuffa management. The biggest and one of the most traditional indoor sporting arenas in Brazil,...

May 11, 2012 7:57 am

Don Frye Over Dana White, Blasts The UFC President

Classic Figure of MMA Don Frye shares his thoughts about Dana White on the MMA Hour.   He recently got caught up on a twitter war with Dana White and was asked Why such hostility for Dana?  Do you think he has not given back to the sport?  That he’s not paying the fighters well? ...

May 11, 2012 7:53 am

VIDEO | Nate Diaz Thinks Gilbert Melendez Is The Best

“I’ve been training with Gilbert and Jake (Shields) for years. They’ve shown me a lot. These are guys I look up to. Me and Gil been battling it out in here for years. There’s no one better than him. There’s no doubt in my mind he’s the best 155′er on the planet and I think...

May 11, 2012 7:45 am

Frank Mir | JDS is a Throw Punches and Run Kind of Guy | Video

HDNet’s Inside MMA had the number 1 contender Frank Mir talking about the Heavyweight Champion Junior Dos Santos. “The only difference I feel with dos Santos is that dos Santos is the better boxer, you know, quicker hands. He just isn’t as multifaceted as Velasquez is. As far as, when you fight dos Santos, I...

May 11, 2012 7:17 am

PHOTO | King Mo With Bellator and TNA Executives

It was announced yesterday that former Strikeforce champion “King Mo” inked a dual promotional deal with Bellator Fighting Championship and TNA wrestling. The new partnership is the first of its kind and Mo made an appearance on Spike TV last night with his two new bosses.

May 11, 2012 7:09 am

POLL RESULTS | Who is more deserving of a title shot, Diaz or Edgar?

In our latest BJPENN.COM polling we wanted to figure out who you thought deserved to fight newly crowned UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson. The UFC is going with a rematch against former champion Frankie Edgar, but the talk of the MMA world is Nate Diaz. After completely dismantling Jim Miller on Fox, Nate Diaz became...

May 11, 2012 6:49 am

Alessio vs. Roller Set For UFC 148

A lightweight bout between John Alessio and Shane Roller has been added to July’s UFC 148 event. UFC officials announced the bout yesterday afternoon. UFC 148 is set to take place on July 7 from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. In the main event Anderson Silva will attempt to defend his title...

May 11, 2012 6:31 am

Lawler vs. Larkin Booked For Strikeforce In July

Another fight has been made official for Strikeforce’s July event. The Rose Garden in Portland will now host a 185 lb battle between Robbie Lawler and Lorenz Larkin. The bout is set to go down July 14. “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler avenged two consecutive losses, one to Ronaldo Souza and the other to Tim Kennedy, by...

May 11, 2012 6:28 am

VIDEO | The Best of Tom Lawlor & His Epic Walk Outs

The best Octagon and Weigh-In entrances throughout Tom Lawlor’s UFC career. Did you ever think you would see Steven Seagal, Apollo Creed, Oliva Newton John and Dan Severn all in the same video? Well, you can when one of the most entertaining Middleweights in UFC history takes center stage! What will he do coming up...

May 11, 2012 6:19 am

Free Fight Video | Josh Koscheck vs. Matt Hughes | UFC NEWS

Josh Koscheck was given the opportunity of a lifetime when he got the chance to fight UFC legend, Matt Hughes, at UFC 135. After going back-and-forth with Hughes, Koscheck dug deep and poured it on in the last 10 seconds of the first round, earning himself a knockout victory.