Archive: ufc news

Apr 27, 2012 10:11 am

Anderson Silva Almost Shot Rafael Cordeiro With A Shotgun | UFC NEWS

By Jamie McAllister: Anderson Silva launched his biography (co-written with Eduardo Ohata) in Rio de Janeiro this week. Here is one interesting story from the book about when he came close to killing his trainer Rafael Cordeiro. Translated & Reported by Fighters Only. Anderson had been teaching Jiu Jitsu classes & Cordeiro wanted him to...

Apr 27, 2012 9:39 am

Free Fight Video | Struve vs. McCorkle | UFC NEWS

In the battle of the big men at UFC 124, 6’11 Stefan Struve took on 6’7 Sean McCorkle. Struve showed that he has some serious technique to go along with his size, beautifully sweeping McCorkle before finishing him with brutal ground and pound.

Apr 27, 2012 9:32 am

Jon "Bones" Jones Younger Brother Drafted 1st Rd in the NFL! | UFC NEWS

By Chase Raymond: Jon Jones is holding a bit of a victory party tonight in his semi-finished “Bones” cave. It has just been days since his big victory against rival Rashad Evans, but Jon Jones has another reason to celebrate. The New England Patriots drafted his little brother Chandler Jones in the first round 21st...

Apr 27, 2012 8:23 am

Nick Diaz Sues NSAC & Is Ready To Return

Nick Diaz was suspended after testing positive for marijuana metabolites by the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) Diaz has a prescription for medical marijuana after being diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). This is legal in both his home state California as well as in Nevada. The State Attorney General requested to see Diaz...

Apr 26, 2012 7:43 pm

BJPENN.COM's Corissa Furr Hits Fuel TV Next Week On "The Ultimate Insider"

By Lynn Mitchell: Cover model, Srikeforce ring girl and more importantly to us a reporter and analyst Corissa Furr is set to make her FUEL TV debut for the Ultimate Insider next week.  A show where they go beyond the Octagon and behind-the-scenes of the UFC.  Each week The Ultimate Insider brings you unprecedented access...

Apr 26, 2012 4:24 pm

Recap: Sonnen, Overeem and TRT

By Edward Fernandez: Let’s recap what’s going on. Jon Jones won, he’s going to fight Dan Henderson, an age appropriate TRT user. Should be an interesting fight if Hendo can find his range. Alistair Overeem is out. Dana White says that he is surprised that they gave him such a mild suspension of 9 months....

Apr 26, 2012 4:20 pm

Dana White | Tito Ortiz and BJ Penn Belong in the UFC Hall of Fame | UFC NEWS

The next induction to the UFC hall of fame we will “likey” see two of the most prolific UFC champions.  SB Nation reports a lunch gathering at The Palm restaurant, White said two fighters coming close to the end of the line, former UFC Light Heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz and Multi-Weight Class champ BJ Penn belong in the Hall...

Apr 26, 2012 4:17 pm

Report | Dana White Spent 75 Minutes Convincing Silva To Fight In Vegas

By Jamie McAllister: It took Dana White 75 minutes to convince Anderson Silva to fight Chael Sonnen in Las Vegas oppose to Rio de Janeiro and this was the reason for the press conference delay.This was reported by Gustavo Noblat on . The talk between Dana White and Silva was heated initially and Anderson...

Apr 26, 2012 4:02 pm

Video | Junior Dos Santos Vs Frank Mir Trailer | NickTheFace

By Lewis Mckeever: He’s back. Youtube fan favourite Nicktheface has pumped out yet another exceptional piece of UFC propaganda, with his trailer for the upcoming heavyweight clash between Junior Dos Santos and Frank Mir. The Pulp Fiction reference intertwined with Dos Santos’ segment was worthy of applause. If you weren’t already psyched up for UFC...

Apr 26, 2012 3:14 pm

Title Shot On The Line Against Jim Miller, Says Nate Diaz

By Lewis Mckeever: According to Stockton’s own Nate Diaz, his upcoming bout with lightweight brute Jim Miller may propose title shot implications: “That’s what I was told was happening. I don’t see who else would get a title shot”. While Dana White shied away from any lightweight contender talk during the recent UFC on FOX...

Apr 26, 2012 2:49 pm

Ronda Rousey Testifies against California Bill to Protect MMA fighters

The California bill AB2100, is aimed at protecting professional MMA fighters in California from exploitive business practices. Some of these legal protections have already been granted to professional boxers under another law named after boxing great Muhammad Ali, “Muhammad Ali Boxing Reform Act of 2000”. The bill was approved by a vote of 5 to...

Apr 26, 2012 2:21 pm

Calgary UFC Event Can Generate Up to $20 million for City

By Ryan Busuttil: Take note New York! The UFC’s upcoming event inCalgary, Alberta, Canada will generate up to $20 million for the city, according to an article on the Calgary Herald’s website, While speaking at a luncheon at the Calgary Chamber of Commerce, Tom Wright, the UFC’s Director of Canadian Operations, stated that the...

Apr 26, 2012 2:08 pm

VIDEO | GSP And His Road Back To The Octagon | UFC NEWS

By Adam Conklin: Georges St. Pierre discusses his long, challenging recovery as he prepares to return to the Octagon later this year to face Carlos Condit to unify the welterweight title. Georges has been out since mid-2011 with his last fight being a unanimous decision victory over Jake Shields. As he prepared for his title...

Apr 26, 2012 2:02 pm

Frankie Edgar Proclaims Henderson Woke Up A Sleeping Giant

UFC 144 Feb. 26 2012 Franky Edgar former UFC Lightweight champion lost his title to new Champ Ben Henderson.  This fight was so close it sparked an immediate rematch between the two fighters.  Though the UFC has not yet set a date for this fight, we already hear a buzz. Edgar is no stranger to...

Apr 26, 2012 1:55 pm

Chael Sonnen | Anderson Is A Fraud, Never Been The Best | UFC NEWS

By Jose Garcia: The always animated Chael Sonnen, UFC Boss Dana White, and current middleweight champ Anderson Silva held a press conference in Brazil Wednesday in anticipation of UFC 148. Following the presser, Sonnen met with additional reporters and was in his normal character, Mr. Chael P. Sonnen. When asked about his rivalry and on-going...

Apr 26, 2012 1:49 pm

Dana White | Rampage Could Have Been So Much Better If He Applied Himself

By Jose Garcia: Quinton “Rampage” Jackson is arguably one of the most famous and controversial UFC champions in the history of the organization. His charisma and overall attributes have yet to be dubbed in the UFC. His rock solid chin, knockout power, and very good wrestling all have contributed to a long and successful career...

Apr 26, 2012 1:43 pm

Coenen Thinks Invicta FC Is The Key To Drawing Women Into MMA

By Red Mattos: Marloes Coenen took some time off from training for her fight this Saturday to talk to USA Today. Coenen will be headlining the first all-female Invicta Fighting Championships card against Romy Ruyssen. This will be her first fight since losing to Miesha Tate on the Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Henderson card. The fight...

Apr 26, 2012 12:51 pm

Anton "Wolverine" Kiovanen Ready To Bring Back The Aggression At UFC 149 | UFC NEWS

By Red Mattos: UFC Lightweight Anton “Wolverine” Kuivanen recently sat down with MMA Viking to give his thoughts on his upcoming second UFC fight, and hopefully his first UFC win. His only other fight in the UFC being a unanimous decision loss to Justin Salas back in February on the UFC on Fuel TV: Sanchez...

Apr 26, 2012 12:25 pm

Anderson Silva | Chael Sonen is Not a Martial Artist | UFC NEWS

By Lynn Mitchell: The UFC 148 pre-fight press conference on April 24, 2012 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the main event fighters Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva and number one contender and Chael Sonnen stare down. Silva defeated Sonnen in August, 2010 in one of the greatest fights to ever take place in the Octagon. Sonnen dominated with...

Apr 26, 2012 11:51 am

Free Fight Video | Anderson Silva Takes Out Yushin Okami In Rio

Anderson “The Spider” Silva got his chance to avenge the last loss of his career when he took on Yushin Okami at UFC 134 in Brazil. Hometown hero Silva put on an incredible performance and thoroughly dominated Okami before finishing him with deadly accurate strikes.