Archive: ufc news


Apr 27, 2012 12:33 pm

UFC 148 Anderson Silva vs Chael Sonnen | Tickets Go On Sale Next Week | UFC News

By Lynn Mitchell: Its been a long anticipated wait,  “UFC 148: Silva vs. Sonnen II” Tickets go on sale to the general public next Friday, May 4, at 3 p.m. ET (12 p.m. PT local time) for the rematch we have all been looking forward to on July 7, 2012  – MGM Grand Garden Arena Las Vegas NV. We...

Apr 27, 2012 10:59 am

Wanderlei | "Chael is a Pu***" | UFC NEWS

By Jamie McAllister: Chael Sonnen has hit Brazil & its fighters with a barrage of insults over the past few years, in an interview with TATAME Wanderlei Silva once labelled as “Disabled” by Sonnen has his say. “I have nothing to say to him. I won’t give him that kind of audience. I don’t care...

Apr 27, 2012 10:35 am

Report | UFC 147 Venue May Be Set For The Belo Horizonte | UFC NEWS

UFC 147 is now rumored to be taking place at the Belo Horizonte. After recent issues with scheduling in Rio De Janeiro and issues with hotel rooms due to an international event in the city. TATAME reports that the event will happen at Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, on June 23rd. The IMX company that produces...

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 BJPenn.com 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 oglobo.globo.com . 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, Calgaryherald.com. 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...