Archive: ufc news

Apr 30, 2012 1:54 pm

Jon Jones Has A Message For Hendo | "Let's Keep It Classy"

By Jamie McAllister “As far as Dan Henderson, I’m excited about [him], he’s a great fighter. You know, I’ve gone through a lot with Rashad as far as all of the trash talking and I really hope Dan’s listening and I really hope that Dan keeps it classy throughout this fight. I respect him as...

Apr 30, 2012 1:39 pm

Free Fight Video | Pat Barry vs. Christian Morecraft | UFC NEWS

Pat Barry met Christian Morecraft in the Octagon at UFC on FX: Guillard vs. Miller. Coming off two consecutive losses, Barry had his back to the wall and was in dire need of a victory. Pat came through in dramatic fashion, finishing Morecraft with a big left hook and punches.

Apr 30, 2012 1:19 pm

Dynamic Duo | Forrest Griffin and Stephan Bonnar reminisce (Video) | UFC NEWS

By Lorenzo Luciano: On the UFC Ultimate Insider two of the most entertaining fighters in the UFC reminisce about some of their favorite moments in the UFC. The two have had incredible careers including an incredible match at the TUF 1 Finale. It was and is considered one the greatest fights in UFC history. Forest...

Apr 30, 2012 1:14 pm

Renan Barao | "My goal is to get the title and I’ll get there" | UFC NEWS

By Jamie McAllister Renan Barao in an interview with TATAME. “UFC has announced that depending on who wins this one this person can get a chance at the title, but meanwhile I’m cool. If I have to fight one more time, no problem. My goal is to get the title and I’ll get there”, said...


Apr 30, 2012 1:11 pm

Mark Bocek | | "If You Need TRT Or Medical MJ You Shouldn't Be Fighting"| UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Mark Bocek comments to MMASucka. Bocek comments on the Alistair Overeem situation and feels a year ban would have been sufficient and wants more random testing in the sport. “There’s definitely got to be some type of punishment. You can put any twist on it want. I’m no doctor I just think...

Apr 30, 2012 1:04 pm

Just Scrap Radio Episode 3 | Hot Line Up | Live Today 1pm ET

By Lynn Mitchell: Just Scrap Radio Episode 3 just got hotter featuring four guests scheduled to grace the air waves this Tuesday.  Our line up includes: Corissa Fur is an analyst and reporter for BJPENN.COM.  She started her modeling career in the car show scene, having graced numerous magazine covers and pages she transitioned into the world of MMA...

Apr 30, 2012 12:14 pm

Free Fight Video | Joey Beltran vs. Lavar Johnson | UFC NEWS

In this edition of UFC Unleashed Former Strikeforce heavyweight Lavar Johnson went toe-to-toe with UFC veteran Joey Beltran in a wild clash at UFC on Fox: Evans vs. Davis. Beltran threw everything he had at Johnson, but it wasn’t enough as Lavar landed several vicious uppercuts on “The Mexicutioner” that left him out on his...

Apr 30, 2012 8:35 am

Dana White | If CA Bill Passes No More Fights in California | UFC News

By Lynn Mitchell: UFC President Dana White makes an expletive stance against the CSAC Bill during his lunch at The Palms West Hollywood with a small group of local MMA writers last Wednesday. Dana White: “They are trying to pass this bill to raise our taxes and do a bunch of crazy (expletive) to us....

Apr 30, 2012 8:26 am

Quick Twitt | Hector Lombard Requests Random Drug Test | UFC NEWS

In what is no doubt a reaction to all the recent PED talk in MMA, newly signed UFC middleweight Hector Lombard has took to twitter to announce his compliance with any and all drug testing in the lead up to his recently announced bout with Brian Stann. Thoughts?

Apr 30, 2012 8:14 am

Video | Urijah Faber's Book "The Law of the Rings" | UFC NEWS

By Lynn Mitchell: Uriah Faber “The California Kid” Faber’s book The Law of the Rings is scheduled to be released on May 22, 2012.  He’s currently a coach in The Ultimate Fighter, a former featherweight champ in World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC) and has a UFC 148 trilogy bout against Dominic Cruz for the UFC bantamweight title on...

Apr 30, 2012 8:10 am

The Ultimate Fighter Brazil Episode 6 Recap | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister On last weeks episode of TUF Brazil the Middleweights took centre stage and Cezar Mutante defeated Macarrao in the second round via a guillotine choke. Team Belfort now with a (4-0) lead seem to have the competition under control. If you have not had the chance to catch up with this weeks...

Apr 30, 2012 6:30 am

Take your pick: "UFC on FOX 3: Diaz vs. Miller" Betting Lines | UFC NEWS

If you live in Las Vegas, or if gambling is legal somehow in your area here’s the lines for next Saturday’s UFC on FOX 3 fights. These lines are according to betonfighting.com.   [box_light] Main Event: Nate Diaz (15-7) +185 vs. Jim Miller (21-3) -225 FOX Undercard: Josh Koscheck (17-5) -115 vs. Johny Hendricks (12-1)...

Apr 30, 2012 6:15 am

MMA in the Olympics | Will It Happen? | MMA NEWS

By Evan Stoumbelis: I saw a story yesterday about why MMA would never be in the Olympics.  Saddened, I thought about why MMA couldn’t be in the Olympics and what would have to be done in order for MMA to get their. After counteracting as many arguments as possible, I realized that MMA has come...

Apr 30, 2012 6:00 am

How MMA Has Improved Our Military | MMA NEWS

By Chase Raymond: There are many ways in which our military has been influenced or even changed by modern day MMA. Ten or so years ago if you were to go to basic training the hand-to-hand combat was more defensive or control your enemy with just a few takedown and choke’s taught. Now the military...

Apr 30, 2012 5:45 am

Should Josh Koscheck Seek Heavier Pastures After This Weekend?

By David Park: Since the end of the first season of the ultimate fighter, UFC on FOX 3 competitor Josh Koscheck has been a staple in the welterweight division. Saturday night will be his 20th fight in the UFC since 2005, (which is more than any other UFC fighter in that time). Koscheck has fought...

Apr 30, 2012 5:00 am

Anderson Silva Is A Dream Fight For Strikeforce MW Champ Luke Rockhold

By Lewis Mckeever: The American Kickboxing Academy representative and Strikeforce Middleweight champion Luke Rockhold is on a quest to capture UFC gold. Bursting with confidence, the 27 year old has collated together an impressive 9-1 record in Mixed Martial Arts, with wins against established and seasoned competitors. Claiming the Strikeforce Middleweight championship from Brazilian Jujitsu...

Apr 29, 2012 7:16 pm

Shogun Rua vs. Thiago Silva In The Works | UFC NEWS

One lucky UFC fan got some breaking news earlier today from Dana White personally. The fan tweeted to White “who is shogun fighting next”, to which the UFC President replied,”Thiago Silva”. This is exciting news for MMA fans, and could be an epic light-heavyweight fight. Both fighters are hard hitters that love to stand and...

Apr 29, 2012 7:00 pm

BJ Penn completes the line up for the MMA Show Live in Birmingham, UK

By Chase Raymond: Two time UFC champion and MMA legend BJ Penn will complete the line-up for Europe’s biggest ever MMA fan expo, The MMA Show Live, being held May 12-13 at the NEC in Birmingham. Bj is joining a long list of MMA stars like Dan Henderson, Carlos Condit, Rashad Evans, Michael Bisping, and...

Apr 29, 2012 12:54 pm

Dan Henderson: Heir to the Throne? | UFC NEWS

By Adam Conklin: Just minutes after Jon Jones defeated Rashad Evans to retain his light heavyweight belt, 41-year old Dan Henderson was announced as the next person to challenge the 24-year old phenom for his title. Henderson (29-8) will be coming off his latest victory and fight of the year performance against Mauricio Rua back...

Apr 29, 2012 12:06 pm

VIDEO: GSP on CNN’s Starting Point with Soledad O’Brien

UFC Welterweight Champion Georges St. Pierre appeared on CNN’s Starting Point with Soledad O’Brien yesterday morning. GSP shared the views of fellow well respected MMA personality, Bas Rutten when it comes to the bullying problem that faces so many kids today. “Rush” told Soledad O’Brien that the reason he got into martial arts was due...

Apr 29, 2012 11:58 am

The Humble Will Thrive

Sports and humility do not often go together so well.  We’re more used to seeing an athlete pretend to rip off his shirt like he’s Superman or refer to himself in the third person than we are to see anything resembling humility.  But MMA is different.  At its core, MMA is a sport that will humble you.  MMA is...

Apr 29, 2012 11:43 am

The UFC Needs More Brian Stann | UFC NEWS

By Josh Long: There are a lot of people who say Jon Jones is the new face of the UFC, but there’s a guy who’s not a high profile fighter who deserves the title “face of the UFC.” That fighter is the former United States Marine “The All-American” Brian Stann. During his most recent fight,...