Archive: ufc news

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...

Apr 24, 2012 6:27 am

UFC 145 Medical Suspensions Report | UFC NEWS

The Georgia Athletic and Entertainment Commission just released their post-fight medical suspensions report for last weekend’s UFC 145 event. UFC 145 took place last Saturday from Atlanta, Georgia’s Phillips Arena. In the main event UFC light-heavyweight champion, Jon Jones successfully defended his title against former teammate and rival Rashad Evans. All event participants received a...

Apr 24, 2012 6:15 am

The Ultimate Fighter Live On FX Episode 7 Ratings Report

Ratings for the seventh installment of “The Ultimate Fighter” Live on FX are in and they are pretty much even with last week’s numbers for episode 6. According to the official numbers released by company executives, the show was viewed by approximately 1 million households (average). That is dead even with the previous episode which...

Apr 24, 2012 5:54 am

Watch Todays UFC Special Press Conference In Brazil Live At 11am ET | UFC NEWS

The UFC is holding a special press conference today from Rio de Janeiro Brazil. UFC president Dana White is expected to announce the Anderson Silva vs. Chael Sonnen bout as well as a host of other featured fights. The event was originally thought to take place on June 23 from Rio’s Joao Havelange Stadium however...

Apr 24, 2012 5:45 am

Stacked Line-Up Makes Up Just Scrap Radio Episode Two Today At 1pm ET

Broadcasting live this afternoon is the second installment of “Just Scrap Radio” Episode 2. We hit the airwaves at 1:00 p.m. ET right here on BJPENN.COM with host Jens Pulver and three special guests. Former UFC fighter Yves Edwards will weigh in with our host on all things coming out of last weekend’s UFC 145....

Apr 23, 2012 5:09 pm

Gonazaga Fills UFC 146, Void Set To Face Roy Nelson | UFC NEWS

By Jonathan Kirschner: The deck has been shuffled and yet another change has been made to the UFC 146 main card. After results from Alistair Overeem’s drug test came back with escalated levels of testosterone (14:1), the hype behind UFC 146 was in jeopardy. Dana White announced on Friday night that Frank Mir would be...

Apr 23, 2012 3:18 pm

PHOTO Diary | BJ Penn Travels To Sweden And Puerto Rico (Video Too)

BJ Penn last took you on an inside look of his day to day life a couple weeks ago. Alot has happened since the last diary publication. BJ flew into Sweden for UFC on FUEL and while there helped with UFC promotions. He than went off to Puerto Rico for some viewing parties out there,...

Apr 23, 2012 1:07 pm

Frankie Edgar | "I think" 145 pounds "is inevitable"

“We’ll see what the future holds, but I think it’s inevitable that I’ll eventually get down there,” “I was set on getting this belt back,” he said. “We don’t know what the future holds, but I didn’t want to go down on those terms.” “I’m all about fighting big fights, and fighting the best guys,...

Apr 23, 2012 1:01 pm

Rashad Evans | "If an opportunity happens at 185, I'll take it." | UFC NEWS

“I’m a 205-pounder. I’ve only lost twice and I lost to a good competitor … But if an opportunity happens at 185, I’ll take it. But I like 205, I’ll just have to work my way back up and get back to a title shot.” Rashad Evans comments at the UFC 145 post fight press...

Apr 23, 2012 11:01 am

Dana White: "It's Over For Fedor" | UFC NEWS

“I really don’t hate Fedor. His management made the biggest f*** up in the history of all sports. We flew down there and tried to make Brock Lesnar vs. Fedor and it was for big, big money… They f*** laughed at it and I told them, and he’ll lie if you ask him this, I...

Apr 23, 2012 10:49 am

Video | Rampage Jackson Visits Pacquiao Training Camp

UFC Light Heavyweight Rampage Jackson visits Manny Pacquiao training camp. (Cut to 1.30 for Rampage) “I think he’s gonna destroy him. I don’t think there’s no man on this planet at his weight that can hang with him. I’ve been watching him fight for some years now, and I don’t care who he fights, I...

Apr 23, 2012 8:46 am

Natasha Wicks | Former UFC Ring Girl Now Olympic Hopeful

By Jamie McAllister: The one time UFC ring girl Natasha Wicks comments on getting over a devastating tailbone injury and making a return to running in an interview with LasVegasSun.com. “It was bad enough to where it took me a whole season to have it completely realigned, and after that I was dealing with a...

Apr 23, 2012 8:29 am

Injury Made Georges St-Pierre Realize Just How Much He Loves Fighting | UFC NEWS

By Jamie McAllister: “Wherever it is, England, United States, wherever, I’ll fight. I’m just going to be happy to be back and fight. When you get hurt for a long time you’re forced to get pulled away from training, and you’re forced to stop doing what you like to do everyday,” “It makes you see...

Apr 23, 2012 8:25 am

Bellator's Ron Sparks, "I'm not that so called safe fight"

(Louisville, KY) – Popular Bellator heavyweight Ron “The Monster” Sparks (8-1) has been fighting since he was a kid. He started as a kickboxing sparring partner for friends before stepping in to the ring to compete himself. It wasn’t until he first put on MMA gloves that he truly felt he was where he needed...

Apr 23, 2012 7:42 am

The Ultimate Fighter Brazil Episode 5 Recap | UFC NEWS

By Jamie McAllister: TUF Brazil returns with this weeks episode. Team Belfort are still in control after last weeks bout where Rodrigo Damm beat Macapa. Team Belfort now have a (3-0) lead with the Middleweights set to face off this week. If you have not had the chance to catch up with this weeks episode...