Archive: ufc news

Apr 25, 2012 5:10 am

PHOTO | UFC 148: Silva vs. Sonnen Poster | UFC NEWS

The UFC announced yesterday that the highly anticipated middle weight rematch between Anderson Silva and Chael Sonnen has been re-booked for UFC 148 in LAas Vegas. As a result the fight between Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber has been demoted to co-main event status.

Apr 25, 2012 5:00 am

Munoz vs. Weidman Set To Square Off At UFC On FUEL TV 4

As if we have not been bombarded with enough middleweight UFC news this week, Ariel Helwani confirmed on “UFC Tonight” Tuesday evening. Mark Munoz will be battling fellow middleweight, Chris Weidman at UFC on Fuel TV 4 on July 11. The middleweight bout will headline the card; the location of the event is still undetermined....

Apr 25, 2012 4:45 am

Big Nog vs. Kongo Added To UFC 149 | UFC NEWS

On the same day Dana White announced that Jose Aldo would likely be coming off the UFC 149 card in Calgary another addition to the card was reported in The Calgary Sun. The Nogueira vs Kongo bout was seemingly leaked to The Sun by anonymous sources and was further endorsed by UFC’s Canadian contingent on...

Apr 24, 2012 5:09 pm

"Just Scrap Radio" Episode 2 Archive | Yves Edwards And Marloes Coenen

Host Jens Pulver and his little brother Abel Pulver took charge today and discussed all the current happenings in MMA with UFC Fighter Yves Edwards and Former Strikeforce Champion Marloes Coenen. If you missed out first episode with BJ PENN head over to page 2.

Apr 24, 2012 4:47 pm

Exclusive | Roger Bowling wants to fight them all; Believes Wrestling tops BJJ

Roger Bowling (11-2 MMA) came in to Strikeforce an undefeated fighter boasting a perfect 7-0 record. He defeated Bobby Voelker by technical decision, and then lost the subsequent rematch by TKO. Roger bounced back and won his next fight before losing the rubber match with Voelker by TKO. After the last Voelker fight Roger has...

Apr 24, 2012 3:17 pm

Bellator Concedes | Hector Lombard UFC Bound

Bjorn Rebney, boss of Bellator Fighting, confirmed Tuesday that his best middleweight fighter Hector Lombard is headed to the UFC. As originally reported by Mike Chiapetta of MMA Fighting, The CEO of the up and coming Bellator had a chance to match the UFC’s offer but Rebney said the organization was incapable of matching the...

Apr 24, 2012 1:49 pm

VIDEO | Sonnen Winning Rap Battle With Silva, Freestyles Insults On The Mic

By Mark Carrillo: Chael Sonnen is without a doubt, the most entertaining fighter outside the cage that the UFC has. His trash talking is legendary, right up there with Muhammad Ali; and his ability to sell a fight can be compared to no one. This past Friday, prior to the UFC 145 weigh-ins Sonnen somehow...

Apr 24, 2012 1:43 pm

Marcus LeVesseur will fight Cody McKenzie at UFC on FUEL TV 3

By Lorenzo Luciano: Marcus LeVesseur will replace Aaron Riley at next month’s UFC on FUEL TV 3 and meet Cody McKenzie . The event will take place on May 15th, 2012 at the Patriot Center in Fairfax, Virginia. Aaron Riley was forced to withdraw from the event due to undisclosed reasons. Cody McKenzie is an American...

Apr 24, 2012 1:39 pm

Record Ratings Set for UFC 145 FX Prelims | UFC NEWS

By Ryan Busuttil: The UFC 145 Prelims that aired on FX this past weekend netted 1.6 million viewers. The special, which featured four bouts, scored the highest ratings for any UFC on FX event that has aired since the UFC began airing events on the network in January 2012. UFC 145 took place on Saturday...

Apr 24, 2012 1:35 pm

VIDEO | 10 of the Best UFC Fighters' Impersonation

Being a UFC fan can be very stressful at times, especially when fights don’t happen and/or your fighter loses. So here to cheer you up are 10 of the Best UFC Fighters’ impersonation: Georges St. Pierre, Junior Dos Santos, Nate Diaz, Chael Sonnen, Wanderlei Silva, BJ Penn, Michael Bisping, Dan Henderson, Alistair Overeem, and Quinton...

Apr 24, 2012 9:26 am

Video | Stephan Bonnar challenges Forrest Griffin, weighs in on Overeem

By Lewis Mckeever: Last night’s episode of Inside MMA featured long time UFC slugger, Stephan Bonnar. Always animated with his persona, “The American Psycho” uttered some daring remarks concerning Alistair Overeem and former long-time foe, Forrest Griffin. Bonnar jokingly weighed in on Overeem’s current PED fiasco, describing The Reem as 17 times the man he...

Apr 24, 2012 8:25 am

Silva vs. Sonnen II Moved to UFC 148 in Las Vegas

By Jason Kindschy: The UFC has officially announced that the rematch for the UFC middleweight title will not take place in Rio at UFC 147; instead the bout has been moved to UFC 148 in Las Vegas. In recent days there has been a lot of discussion around the venue for highly anticipated rematch between...

Apr 24, 2012 8:08 am

Video | NickTheFace releases Wanderlei Silva Vs. Vitor Belfort promo

By Lewis Mckeever: An unsettled vendetta amongst two of Brazil’s most notorious stars is just two months away from closure. Wanderlei Silva vs. Vitor Belfort, a rivalry that has been brewing for fourteen years is set to conclude at UFC 147. To get the adrenaline pumping, YouTube’s very own NickTheFace has freshly uploaded a promo...

Apr 24, 2012 7:45 am

Carano In Talks To Join Fast And Furious Cast Alongside The Rock And Vin Diesel

Haywire star Gina Carano, the MMA athlete-turned-actress, is in negotiations to join the cast of Fast & Furious 6, the next installment in the billion-dollar franchise for Universal Pictures. Plot and character are being kept locked in the trunk of a 1970 Dodge Charger, but Paul Walker and Vin Diesel are set to return as...

Apr 24, 2012 7:35 am

Stephan Bonnar Detained By Bahrain Airport Security | UFC NEWS

“We’re getting ready to leave Bahrain, and I get detained at the airport. Jardine and Franklin get on the flight, and they take me in the room. They’re asking me all these questions, and they’re furious. One guy’s coming’ in the room and pointing at me, all furious, like that. And, what I think is...

Apr 24, 2012 7:27 am

Dan Henderson Has The Impression Jon Jones Is Not 'Genuine' | UFC NEWS

“I think it all has to do with being genuine and the fans sense that: when you are and when you’re not. I’m pretty much who I am all the time and I don’t know if they get that impression from him. I don’t know him personally, so I can’t really say if it’s genuine...

Apr 24, 2012 7:22 am

Dana White "Still Angry" At Overeem, Doesn't Know If He'll Be Cut | UFC NEWS

“I’m still angry. I’m not angry at the commission, the commission is doing there job. That’s what they do. I sat down in a room with Alistair and he told me ‘They can test me anytime they want, I’m the most tested athlete in all of sports.’ We’ll see what happens, I don’t know (if...

Apr 24, 2012 7:13 am

Frank Mir | "I still pose a very large threat to Dos Santos"

Frank Mir discusses a variety of subjects on this weeks edition of The MMA Hour. When Overeem initially failed the testing Mir was already was in preparation Junior Dos Santos. “I just kind of did the math in my own mind,” Mir explained “My team around me, we all pretty much felt that if Dos...

Apr 24, 2012 6:56 am

Video | Jeremy "Lil Heathen' Stephens UFC on FUEL 3 Blog | UFC NEWS

Jeremy “Lil Heathen” Stephens 20-7-0 brings it every time he steps into the cage and every punch is meant to knock his opponents out.   This video blog gives us a glimpse of his life showing his wide variety of taste in music from Deon Sanders – I Feel the Money to Rage Against the...

Apr 24, 2012 6:49 am

Video | Wanderlei Silva UFC 147 Video Blog Episode One | UFC NEWS

Wanderlei Silva has carried a chip on his shoulder ever since his 44 second loss to Vitor Belfort at UFC Brazil on October 16, 1998. Silva is coming off a victory over former Strikeforce Middleweight Champion Cung Le & Belfort is coming off of two impressive first round stoppages of undersized Middleweight Yoshihiro Akiyama via...