Archive: ufc news

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.

Apr 26, 2012 10:06 am

Phil Baroni: Let the fighters take roids! | MMA NEWS

By Chase Raymond: In a recent interview with fightsportsasia.com, “The New York bad ass” Phil Baroni said they should let fighters take steroids. His argument is he just wants to see the best fighters in the world compete no matter what they do or take. All though I understand where he’s coming from, I am...

Apr 26, 2012 9:39 am

UFC Vet Ricardo Almeida Selected For UFC Judge For Fox 3 Card | UFC NEWS

UFC veteran Ricardo Almeida has been announced as one of the judges for the UFC’s upcoming event in New Jersey for UFC on FOX 3. This move breaths new life into the world of MMA judging. Almeida is an accomplished jiu-jitsu player and has been in the Octagon before. He knows what goes on in...

Apr 26, 2012 9:10 am

UFC on FUEL TV 2 Drug Tests Come Back Clean

By Adam Cronklin: A fantastic card is made better as every drug test from the UFC on Fuel TV 2 event from Sweden, came back clean. All 24 fighters were tested under an election conducted by the Swedish MMA Federation. This was a good move for Sweden especially in a time where so many athletes...

Apr 26, 2012 8:46 am

Hatsu Hioki Passes On Title Shot, Books Ricardo Lamas For UFC on FX 4

Widely regarded as the number 2 welterweight in the world, Japanese stand-out Hatsu Hioki has made good on his word and has turned down a title fight against division king Jose Aldo. It was in his opinion, too soon for a title shot and as such has booked Ricardo Lamas for the upcoming UFC on...

Apr 26, 2012 8:27 am

Anheuser-Busch Sends Warning To UFC Over Fighter's Derogatory Comments: "We will act"

Anheuser-Busch, the parent company of one of the UFC’s biggest sponsors Bud Light, has issued a warning to UFC officials over certain comments made publicly by some of its fighters recently. As reported by the AdvertisingAge, Anheuser-Busch stated,”We have communicated to the UFC our displeasure with certain remarks made by some of its fighters…If the...

Apr 26, 2012 7:49 am

Ronda Rousey Helps MMA’s Bid For New York

By Lorenzo Luciano: On April 18th, 2012 in Albany, New York, the state of New York senate voted 43 to 14 to pass a bill that would legalize the sport of mixed martial arts in that state. Marc Ratner, the UFC’s VP for governmental and regulatory affairs said, that it was made easier by Ronda...

Apr 26, 2012 7:43 am

Dana White tells Jim Rome: “I know (Overeem) lied to me!” | UFC NEWS

By Chase Raymond: Yesterday (April 25th, 2012) the very busy Dana White went on the Jim Rome radio show and answered questions regarding the Alistair Overeem situation. It was a nice surprised to get some new information on a situation that Dana has been pretty closed lip about. It was in some ways most surprising...

Apr 26, 2012 7:38 am

Video | Cain Velasquez Wants More Testing In Place In MMA | UFC NEWS

Cain Velasquez in an interview with MMA Weekly. Velasquez comments on having more testing in place in MMA. He also comments on how he feels better coming into his UFC 146 bout with Antonio Silva oppose to the return from a year long lay off before he lost to Junior Dos Santos at UFC on...

Apr 26, 2012 7:34 am

Erik Koch Likely Candidate For Next Featherweight Title Shot | UFC NEWS

By Jamie McAllister: Jose Aldo’s next opponent could be Erik Koch. Koch is likely to be named the opponent for Aldo’s next title defence whenever the UFC decides on a date for the Featherweight champion to defend his title. Sources close to both fighters confirm that Koch is the likely candidate to get the shot...

Apr 26, 2012 7:29 am

Greg Jackson: Jones’ victory was bittersweet

By Edward Fernandez: On Sherdog’s Savage Dog Show, Jon Jones’ trainer Greg Jackson talked about his victory at UFC 145. He revealed he was happy about his top fighter retaining the title, but was upset with the very public situation that involved former team member Rashad Evans, whom Jones defeated via unanimous decision. “It was...

Apr 25, 2012 5:21 pm

Just Scrap Radio Ep. 2 | Marloes Coenen Talks Fights, PEDs, Cyborg, Overeem

Invicta FC headliner Marloes Coenen talks about her fight this Saturday – April 28, 2012 7pm central time. “Invicta is the next evolution for MMA.  I’m Really excited.” The Just Scrap Radio host Jens Pulver brings up Marloes Coenen’s last fight in Strikeforce where she dominated during the stand up but opponent Misha Tate’s wrestling...

Apr 25, 2012 4:43 pm

UFC 145: Jones vs. Evans | Salary Report | UFC NEWS

By Chase Raymond: Jon “Bones” Jones brings in the most money on the night, and rightfully so. Jones has been on an impressive win streak and is proving to be a great PPV draw for the UFC as of late. These numbers are not including the PPV bonuses or fight of the night bonuses, or...

Apr 25, 2012 4:36 pm

King Mo – "I think I can beat Jon Jones | UFC NEWS

King Mo was recently on TapOut Radio to share his thoughts on the Jones/Evans fight: “Jones used his reach good. Jones did his thing, keeping it at bay. Rashad fought a good 1st, 2nd and the first part of the 3rd round when he came moving forward. He was just getting outworked and out pointed....

Apr 25, 2012 4:16 pm

John Hathaway Talks About Return At UFC on FOX 3 | UFC NEWS

John Hathaway in an interview with Fighters Only Magazine. On injuries “It’s really frustrating. It’s going to be over a year since I last competed. I was already in a training camp for my last fight which was scheduled to be at UFC 138 last November, so I had to pull out because of that.”...

Apr 25, 2012 4:15 pm

Video | Chuck Liddell would consider return to fighting if offered a title shot

By Lewis Mckeever: With Jon Jones continuing to grow and evolve at such a frenetic pace, I’m reluctant to think that many of the prospects included in the UFC light heavyweight roster are chomping at the bit to get their hands on the current champ. Legendary hall of famer Chuck Liddell however, recently flirted with...