Archive: ufc news

Mar 10, 2012 10:15 am

GSP Signs Multi-Year Endorsement Deal With Hayabusa

Hayabusa has a long history of working with elite MMA fighters and has just partnered with Welterweight Champion Georges ‘Rush’ St-Pierre. St-Pierre is a consummate professional and an excellent role model for aspiring Mixed Martial Artists. Hayabusa feels St-Pierre compliments the brand very well, “Georges brings dignity, professionalism, honor and respect to the sport of...

Mar 10, 2012 9:55 am

Dana White And Last Night's TUF Winners Reflect On Season Debut

Sixteen of the best unsigned fighters in the world took their first step towards glory Friday night as they won their first round tournament fights in the fast-paced premiere of The Ultimate Fighter Live on FX. The 32 UFC hopefuls arrived at the famed TUF Gym in Las Vegas ready to fight their way into...

Mar 10, 2012 9:33 am

Photo | Jon Tuck Broken Toe From Last Night's Ultimate Fighter (Warning: Gruesome)

So last night the UFC kicked off the latest season of “The Ultimate Fighter” reality series. During the elimination round the highly touted John Tuck got his foot stepped on and as a result, it appeared broken. The toe turned and was pointing straight towards his head. You could tell it bothered him, but the...

Mar 9, 2012 8:50 pm

The Ultimate Fighter Live on FX Results & Recap

To start this season’s 2.5 hour debut on FX Dana White and Jon Anik did their due diligence to educate the new audience on FX with a brief summary of what people watching at home can expect out of the show. In a surprise turn of events UFC president Dana White told the 32 fighters...

Mar 9, 2012 5:37 pm

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

Tonight marks the dawn of a new era in MMA programming. The UFC is set to debut their first installment of “The Ultimate Fighter Live” on FX tonight. In addition to the first show off of Spike and on new programming partner FX, tonight also marks the beginning of the new live format and the...

Mar 9, 2012 4:53 pm

Heads Up MMA Fans, Kimbo Slice Has A Message For You (Video)

Even thought Kimbo Slice is hosting re-airs of The Ultimate Fighter on Spike, the UFC has still secured this commercial from the hard hitting brawler for the debut on FX tonight. Read More: The Ultimate Fighter (News), UFC, MMA

Mar 9, 2012 4:46 pm

Video | Dakota Cochrane And TUF Cast Talk Gay Porn Controversy

Dakota Cochrane and fellow Ultimate Fighter Live cast mates discuss the highly controversial gay pornography issue. If you are hearing of this for the first time and want the back ground story, you can start HERE. Read More: The Ultimate Fighter (News), UFC, MMA

Mar 9, 2012 1:28 pm

That Jeremy Stephens Fight? Just A Scrimmage For Anthony Pettis, Says Coach

“I’m really proud of Anthony. You know most people, they would be harder to teach… He turned 25, and ever since the Guida setback, it really – you hate to sound cliche – but it was one of the best things that ever happened to him. He wasn’t arrogant or anything; it just made him...

Mar 9, 2012 1:02 pm

MMA NEWS | UFC 145: Jones vs. Evans Set To Get “Primetime” Special On FX

The light-heavyweight title fight between Jon Jones and Rashad Evans is without a doubt one of the most highly anticipated matchups of the year. The UFC and FX brass have apparently acknowledged that fact and as a result, will be releasing a three-part countdown to UFC 145 series in the infamous “UFC Primetime” format. UFC...

Mar 9, 2012 12:53 pm

Werdum vs. Russow Target For June Brazil Show

A heavyweight fight between top contender Fabricio Werdum and top prospect, Mike Russow is reportedly in the works for the UFC’s return trip to Brazil in June. The Brazilian card is yet to be announced or finalized and the date/ venue is expected to be announced shortly. In the headlining spot is expected to be...

Mar 9, 2012 12:37 pm

International Scene | Bisping's Back – Seni 2012, 2nd/3rd June, Excel London!

The UKs leading UFC athlete Michael Bisping is back at the world’s leading combat sports expo, Seni 2012, 2/3 June at Excel London. Now based in the states, Bisping will make his return to Seni (Japanese for fighting spirit) as part of The MMA Weekender in association with Fighters Only & Rockstar Energy Drink. “The...

Mar 9, 2012 10:45 am

Dana White | Dan Henderson Waiting For Title Shot At 185 or 205

“He wants a title fight. He either wants Anderson Silva or whoever has the belt at 185 or the winner of Evans and Jones. Last time I talked to Henderson, he wanted to wait to fight one of these guys for the title. He’ll fight whoever has that belt. Dan doesn’t seem too picky, I...

Mar 9, 2012 10:29 am

International Scene | Amman,Jordan To Host Cage Warriors Fight Night 5

CAGE WARRIORS Fight Night 5, the organization’s fifth event of 2012, will take place at the New Boxing Arena in Amman, Jordan on Thursday, April 12. The show was originally scheduled for the city of Jeddah in Saudi Arabia, but CWFC officials have opted for a change of destination due to logistical reasons. “The Cage...

Mar 9, 2012 10:08 am

MMA NEWS | King Mo Picking Rashad Evans Over Jon Jones

“Bolt got beat by Tyson Gay last year in the 100-meter dash and Usain Bolt was unbeatable at the 100-meter dash at one point. I saw the great Kobayashi get beat by Joey Chestnut at the hot dog eating contest. I saw Aleksandr Karelin get beat by Rulon Gardner. I saw Mike Tyson get defeated...

Mar 9, 2012 9:52 am

UFC on FUEL TV 2 Main Card Set With Six-Bouts

A six-fight main card is set and official for the UFC’s second trip to FUEL TV for a “Fight Night” card. UFC on FUEL TV 2 is set to take place on April 14 from the Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. In the main event Thiago Silva will return from his yearlong suspension against...

Mar 9, 2012 9:39 am

Edgar Not Opposed To Going Down To 145, But Jose Aldo Is A Big Problem

“I got nothin’ against 145 (pounds). Will I make it there one day? Probably. You know? That’s the truth. But, I just don’t wanna go out on these terms. I felt like the fight was too close for me to just be like, ‘Alright, I’m going down to 45,’ you know? You know, the reality...

Mar 9, 2012 9:28 am

Tim Boetsch Has An Agenda That Includes A Fight With Michael Bisping

“I’ve done interviews where they’ll say I’m known for being a grinder, wearing people out, and I’ve had to remind them that sure, my last two wins at middleweight went to decision, but before that I won most of my fights by TKO and finishing guys. This isn’t anything new, my power certainly hasn’t gone...

Mar 8, 2012 1:30 pm

MMA NEWS | Fight Photo Of The Week | The Submission Of Tate

Strikeforce bantamweight champion,Ronda Rousey, made the world cringe last weekend when she snapped Miesha Tate‘s arm in two to win the Strikeforce title. Read More: Miesha Tate (News), Ronda Rousey (News), Strikeforce

Mar 8, 2012 12:19 pm

MMA NEWS | Benson Henderson Just Got Submitted In Grappling Tournament (Video)

UFC lightweight champion, Benson Henderson, wasted little time getting back into competition following his UFC 144 title win over Frankie Edgar. In this video we see Benson competing against Daniel Grippaudo at the 7th Arizona International Open in Phoenix, Arizona. Benson has never been submitted in an MMA match and while BJJ is vastly different...