Archive: ufc news

Apr 25, 2012 10:20 am

Where Does Rashad Evans Go From Here?

By Ryan Busuttil: In May 2010, Rashad Evans defeated Quinton “Rampage” Jackson by unanimous decision to become the number one contender to the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship. What happened in the next 23 months was a whirlwind of emotions, changes and frustrations for Evans. After the Rampage fight, he didn’t fight again until August 2011...

Apr 25, 2012 9:00 am

No worries Fans | Overeem will fight again in the UFC!

By Chase Raymond: I know that most people are not giving Alistair Overeem a chance at being back in the UFC. I also know that Dana White is very upset about Overeem’s failed drug test. No worries folks, this is not the first fighter to fail a drug test and return to the UFC. It...

Apr 25, 2012 7:43 am

VIDEO | Awesomely Awkward Fighter Interviews From UFC 145

By Lewis Mckeever: Step aside Ariel Helwani, because there’s a new sheriff in town. Creative Loafing’s Joeff Davis incorporates his own unique journalistic flair into the fighter-press interactive experience. Davis injects some refreshing humour into the UFC 145 pre-fight press bombardment, interviewing a range of fighters who participated at the event. Rashad Evans, Matt Brown,...

Apr 25, 2012 7:40 am

Alistair Overeem's Doctor Has Questionable Past & Ethics

UFC Heavyweight contender Alistair Overeem went before the Nevada State Athletic Commission yesterday and testified that he had received an anti-inflammatory injection that contained testosterone. Present at the hearing was Dr. Hector Oscar Molina Overeem’s physician along with his attorney Davis Chesnoff. Overeem testified that he had saw Molina due to a recommendation by retired...

Apr 25, 2012 7:30 am

Frank Mir Believes Overeem Defense | "It Seems Like A Viable Reason"

While on FUEL TV’s UFC Tonight Frank Mir talks about a variety of subjects such as Alistair Overeem failing in his drugs test, Cain Velasquez & Junior Dos Santos. On Alistair Overeem “I think this is the first time that he’s ever come up positive at tests, as far as I’m aware of. It seems...

Apr 25, 2012 7:00 am

Rory MacDonald | "I think I could beat anybody in the division right now,"

“I think I could beat anybody in the division right now,” MacDonald told Sid Seixeiro on Sportsnet 590 “I’ve evolved so much, added so many tools to my game,” MacDonald said. “I feel like I’ve put so many things in my game that I can be aggressive but technical at the same time.” “It takes...

Apr 25, 2012 6:05 am

Frank Mir | I already Had My Eye On JDS

“I would be lying if I said it didn’t pull me away from my preparations for Velasquez. The fact it came through was a good thing, because I already had one eye on dos Santos. I’m actually happy the fight got changed. We were like everyone else — reading the Internet, saying this guy tested...

Apr 25, 2012 5:55 am

Man Accused of UFC Piracy Skips Court Hearing

We have covered the UFC’s anti-piracy policy tirelessly here on BJPENN.COM. At this point we know that the UFC will prosecute anyone stealing their beloved product and/or PPV broadcasts. Recently a man who was busted for stealing UFC pay-per-views for his bar patrons skipped his court appearance. has the scoop:   [box_light] The former...

Apr 25, 2012 5:34 am

Sonnen Calls Out Silva | I insulted your family and you didn't do a damn thing!

“I don’t’ know man, this guy says the craziest things, he is surrounded by such yes men and it’s unbelievable that he actually thinks like that. He talks about his legacy, he is so close to the trees that he can’t see the forest. Come to America and ask people what they think of him....

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...