Archive: ufc news

May 4, 2012 4:00 am

The Ultimate Fighter Live on FX: Cruz vs. Faber Episde 9 Discussion Thread

Tonight plays host to the latest installment of the UFC’s new season of “The Ultimate Fighter” series. With the new “Live” format on FX there will be much to watch and discuss about this evenings show. This week Team Faber’s Andy Ogle and Team Cruz’s Mike Rio face off in the final quarter-finals bout. Can...

May 3, 2012 4:47 pm

Jake Shields Ready To "Dominate" The UFC's Middleweight Division | UFC NEWS

On Saturday, August 11 live on Pay-Per-View for millions of viewers around the world, Jake Shields will return to the Octagon and to the UFC’s middleweight division against the top ranked 185-pounder Ed “Short Fuse” Herman. “I’m excited to move back up to the middleweight and to start dominating the division,” said Shields. “There’s a...

May 3, 2012 4:41 pm

Flashback | Frank Mir Once Said He Hits Harder Than JDS | UFC NEWS

“I’m a lot bigger than (Junior) Dos Santos and I hit a lot harder. I’m a taller, longer athlete … quicker; I’ll constantly pepper him with shots when he comes in and make him pay when I do hit him with something. When I hit Cheick Kongo, the punch alone threw him halfway across the...

May 3, 2012 4:31 pm

Nick Diaz BJJ Superfight Available On Pay-Per-View Next Week, Donating Purse To Charity

The inaugural World Jiu-Jitsu Expo, staged on Saturday, May 12, 2012 at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, Calif., will feature a live pay-per-view webcast of the entire slate of jiu-jitsu superfights. The HD stream, produced by Mobile Black Belt and available for purchase on for $9.95, will begin with a pre-show...

May 3, 2012 1:29 pm

Chael Sonnen | Rampage Takes All The Money And The Spotlight But He's A Crybaby

“I think (Rampage) is going to come out one more time. You know, Quinton is really good, and I’m not sure why. I don’t have the foggiest idea what he’s good at. He can’t wrestle a lick, I don’t believe he knows any submission, he’s got no real competitive boxing or kickboxing, but he is...

May 3, 2012 12:36 pm

Just Scrap Radio | Jens and Abel Pulver Breakdown Nate Diaz vs Jim Miller | UFC NEWS

This weekend’s UFC upcoming bout between Nate Diaz and Jim Miller has everyone buzzing including former lightweight UFC champion Jens Pulver and little brother Abel Pulver during episode 3 of Just Scrap Radio. “I think this fight has fireworks written all over.”  says Abel Pulver.  He moves on to talking about Nate Diaz “Obviously, you...

May 3, 2012 12:26 pm

Lyoto Machida Was Ready To Drop To 185 To Stay Active | UFC NEWS

“I was ready to fight but the opportunity was not there. The division is lacking, it’s a bit mixed, and I didn’t know, right (who would be my next opponent)? I even had the intention of fighting at 185lbs so I wouldn’t lose the opportunity of keeping busy. I spoke to Ed Soares and (Jorge...

May 3, 2012 12:26 pm

UFC 146: Dos Santos vs. Mir Gets Primetime Treatment | UFC NEWS

UFC and FX executives are set to showcase this month’s UFC 146 event with it’s very own three-part “Primetime” special. UFC 146 is set to go down on May 26 from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. After plenty of shuffling to the card, Frank Mir will attempt to regain his title...

May 3, 2012 12:22 pm

Tim Kennedy Believes The Strikeforce Middleweights Can Hang With The UFC's Top 10

“When you see guys that are vacating other organizations like Hector Lombard, you know, is there an opportunity for him to be brought over to us? Absolutely not. Nobody has even considered it. Of course he’s going to go straight to the UFC, and that leaves us with Jacare, Luke, and myself. The three of...

May 3, 2012 12:20 pm

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier "I'm A Fighter" Promo | MMA NEWS

Watch a profile of Strikeforce fighter Daniel Cormier, the Olympic gold medalist who fought his way to the top of mixed martial arts. Cormier takes on Josh Barnett in the Strikeforce World Grand Prix final on Saturday, May 19th at 10PM ET/PT on SHOWTIME

May 3, 2012 8:15 am

Photo Gallery | Arianny Celeste In FHM Philippines | UFC NEWS

The UFC’s most talented employee, Arianny Celeste, has been making the media rounds as of late and in her most recent bit of press she completed a beautiful five-page spread for the popular men’s magazine FHM. Unless you are in the Philippines you are not able to get the magazine in print, so for our...

May 3, 2012 7:52 am

UFC 147 | Yuri Alcantara vs. Hacran Diaz Added | UFC NEWS

UFC officials have added an additional featherweight bout to the UFC 147 roster in the form of Yuri Alcantara vs. Hacran Dias. UFC 147 is expected to go down on June 23 at the Estadio Jornalista Felipe Drumond in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Originally scheduled to take place in a soccer stadium in Rio with Anderson...

May 3, 2012 7:34 am

Stars Of UFC & Strikeforce Ring The Bell During NASDAQ Visit | MMA NEWS

The stars of mixed martial arts (MMA) and FOX Sports were out in force in New York on Tuesday, as reigning UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, 2004 Olympian and reigning Strikeforce women’s champion Ronda Rousey, former UFC lightweight king Frankie Edgar and UFC On FOX host Curt Menefee rang the Opening Bell at NASDAQ’s...