Archive: ufc news

Apr 16, 2012 8:36 am

VIDEO | Jake Shields Still Open To Moving To Middleweight

“I’m just trying to lift a lot of weights, eating a lot, gaining a little weight. I’m putting a few pounds on, just gotta make sure it’s the right kind of weight. I imagine within the next week or two I’ll have a for sure answer (on a possible move to middleweight).”

Apr 16, 2012 8:28 am

Rashad Trained With A Kid, But Now I'm A Man, Says Jones

By Jamie McAllister: “I’m a very intelligent guy, and everything that Rashad thinks he remembers, I remember so much, and I’m going to use everything that I remember. I feel equally if not more empowered that I used to train with Rashad. I’ll admit in 2010 he was a little bit better of a fighter...

Apr 16, 2012 8:13 am

Dana White Explodes with F Bombs – We Can't Drug Test All Our Fighters

By Lynn Mitchell: Days leading up to a statement where The UFC President Dana White explains at Saturday’s post-UFC on FUEL TV 2 press conference in Stockholm, in colorful detail why the UFC will not do random testing on the UFC roster of 375 fighters. Alistair Overeem the contender for the heavyweight title fight to...

Apr 16, 2012 8:11 am

The Ultimate Fighter Brazil Episode 4 Recap

By Jamie McAllister: The Ultimate Fighter Brazil returned on Sunday night with the 4th episode of the season. Broadcast streamed on TUF.tv, if have not had a chance to watch the show stop reading now! Daniel Sarafian submitted Renee Forte on last week’s episode in the first bout of the shows middleweight competition. The episode...

Apr 15, 2012 6:04 pm

BJ Penn's Ultimate Decision | Confirms Still Retired

By Roberto Mattos: The entire MMA world has come down with a strange feeling of ennui. Tapout flags across the world have been flying at half-mast. Die-hard MMA fans have been seen crying uncontrollably in a fetal position. No, this isn’t because Brock Lesnar is back in the WWE, or because Tito Ortiz may be...

Apr 15, 2012 4:52 pm

Tito Says He Is The Muhammed Ali And Hulk Hogan Of MMA, But Is He?

By Mark Carrillo: Throughout Tito Ortiz’s 15 year career in the UFC, he has managed to make himself one of the most loved, and hated athletes in the sport. MMA fans seem to either be cheering for Ortiz at the top of their lungs, or screaming for his opponent to knock his head into the...

Apr 15, 2012 2:14 pm

Dale Earnhardt's Grandson Trains for his MMA Debut

By Lynn Mitchell: Jeffrey Earndhart comes from a pedigree of race car drivers starting from great-grandfather Ralph Earnhardt –  Legendary NASCAR Hall of Famer Grandfather – Dale Earnhardt Sr.;  Father former racer – Kerry Earnhardt and his Uncle NASCAR star  & winner of Most Popular Driver Award nine times – Dale Earnhardt Jr.   A fourth-generation...

Apr 15, 2012 1:56 pm

TUF Australia Expected This Year | Aus vs. UK Possible

By Jamie McAllister: In the post-UFC on Fuel TV 2 aftermath, information began to surface about the ever-growing international expansion of the UFC and their “Ultimate Fighter” reality series. An official announcement for The Ultimate Fighter: Australia vs. UK series is likely drawing closer. FightBulletin.net revealed exclusively that the show is expected to air on...

Apr 15, 2012 1:38 pm

Dana White Hinting King Mo's Possible Comeback to Zuffa

By Lynn Mitchell: UFC President Dana White was pleased with the way Muhammed King “Mo” Lawal handled himself in front of the Nevada State Athletic Commission.  White explained the predicament he was in and the reason for his decision to let King “Mo” go. “Some of the dummies in the press started talking about me...

Apr 15, 2012 1:31 pm

Onwards and upwards for Alexander Gustafsson

By Lewis Mckeever: Last night, Sweden’s star MMA pupil Alexander Gustafsson tallied up another impressive victory over a very game Thiago Silva, extending his career resume to 14-1, with the lone loss coming against wrestling juggernaut; Phil Davis. Amassing a five fight winning streak in MMA’s premiere promotion has cemented Gustafsson’s spot in the top...

Apr 15, 2012 1:04 pm

Dana White Breaks Silence On Overeem | Too Mad To Discuss Details

By Evan Stoumbelis: After Alistair Overeem failed his random screening for PED’s last week with elevated testosterone levels of 14:1 which exceeds the maximum ratio of 6:1 everyone has put forth their opinion, and there has been talk of who will be Overeem’s replacement should the NSAC not allow him to fight. The one man...

Apr 15, 2012 12:40 pm

VIDEO | How to take a punch by Freddie Roach – Just roll with it baby!

By Roberto Mattos: Just roll with it baby! In a recent video a true legend of the fight world, Freddie Roach, took some time out of his eventful schedule to teach us mere mortals how to take a punch. Roach breaks it down into three easier said than done steps. The first step according to...

Apr 15, 2012 12:28 pm

Nogueira Favors Hunt Or Mir Over Others For Overeem Replacement

By Jamie McAllister: “It was a little weird because now it is just around the corner to decide who will be his [Alistair] substitute. If the doping is really confirmed and he can’t fight, the UFC will have to replace him on the card. There are many UFC heavyweight fighters who could replace Overeem well...

Apr 15, 2012 10:04 am

Famous Chef Anthony Bourdain and Wife Ottavia Show Interest in MMA

By Lynn Mitchell: Star of  “No Reservations” – The Travel Channel’s top rated show – Anthony Bourdain and his wife Ottavia are featured in this piece about Ottavia’s interest in MMA. Ottavia Bourndain recently picked up a Silver Medal at Grapplers’ Quest Beast of the East.  In a TapOut interview, Ottavia explains she’s only been doing...

Apr 15, 2012 9:41 am

FULL VIDEO | UFC Primetime Jones vs Evans Episode 2

By Lorenzo Luciano: The second installment of the UFC Primetime show Jon Jones vs. Rashad Evans aired last night (April 12, 2012) on the FX channel. The show takes an “all access behind the scenes” look at the UFC 145 main event. The show follows light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and former light heavyweight champion...

Apr 15, 2012 9:37 am

Who’s Next for UFC on Fuel TV 2 Fighters?

By Ryan Busuttil: The UFC’s first event in 6 weeks, UFC on Fuel TV 2, is in the books. The main card featured 4 finishes, but even the 2 fights that went the distance delivered the action. I’m now going to play fantasy matchmaker and give my thoughts on who some of the main card...

Apr 15, 2012 9:27 am

Following His Win At Home, UFC on Fuel TV 2 Headliner Gustafsson Wants Top 5 Opponent

By Romeo Cabras Jr.: Winning the UFC on FUEL TV 2 headliner against the always dangerous Thiago Silva, Sweden’s very own Alexander “The Mauler” Gustafsson used his length and footwork to keep Silva on the outside for most of the fight, scoring a knockdown with a right uppercut early in round one. Gustafsson continued picking...

Apr 15, 2012 9:23 am

Alexander Gustafsson vs. Thiago Silva Video Highlights

By Lewis McKeever: The young Swede, Alexander Gustafsson elevated himself into possible title contention after his excelling performance over heavy hitting bad boy Thiago Silva. The hometown favorite demonstrated a flawless display of footwork, hand speed and utilization of range to keep the Brazilian slugger guessing at bay for a span of three rounds. If...

Apr 15, 2012 9:14 am

Brian Stann vs. Alessio Sakara Fight Video Highlights

By Lewis Mckeever: The co-main event of last nights UFC on FUEL 2 card featured dangerous middleweight strikers, Brian Stann and Alessio Sakara. The all American war hero Stann came out looking like a man on a mission, shattering the Italian’s jaw with an opening barrage of knees. The seasoned boxer some how survived Stann’s...

Apr 14, 2012 6:19 pm

Photo Gallery | UFC on Fuel TV 2 Fight Photo's

The UFC’s return to action has finally come and it is now over. UFC on FUEL TV 2 took place today from Stockholm, Sweden’s Ericsson Globe Arena. In the main event it was The Swede who was able to secure victory over the Brazilian with a masterful display of footwork and striking to earn a...

Apr 14, 2012 5:52 pm

Dana White Kills #RallyForMarkHunt Campaign | It's Not Going To Happen

Everyone has been clamoring for Mark Hunt to get a title shot against Junior dos Santos in the event Alistair Overeem cannot get a license to fight. The “#RallyForMarkHunt” campaign sparked on twitter has taken over the MMA landscape and gotten a ton of steam behind it, but none of it matters because UFC president,...

Apr 14, 2012 5:25 pm

U.N. Conference In Brazil Could Delay UFC 147 Event / Silva vs. Sonnen Rematch

UFC president Dana White announced tonight at the UFC on FUEL TV 2 post-fight press conference that they may be forced to reschedule and/or change the location of “UFC 147: Silva vs. Sonnen II” The reason behind the possible change is a United Nations Conference scheduled for Rio on June 20-22. “We’re working on it,...

Apr 14, 2012 5:12 pm

Bahadurzada, Maguire, Pickett & Page Take Home $50K Fight Night Bonuses

The UFC’s return to action has finally come and it is now over. UFC on FUEL TV 2 took place today from Stockholm, Sweden’s Ericsson Globe Arena. In the main event it was The Swede who was able to secure victory over the Brazilian with a masterful display of footwork and striking to earn a...

Apr 14, 2012 1:29 pm

Dennis Siver Emerges Victorious In Featherweight Debut Over Diego Nunes

By Evan Stoumbelis: Cutting 10 pounds, missing weight, and #9 ranked featherweight Diego Nunes couldn’t hinder Dennis Siver in his debut bout at the 145 pound division. In round 1 Siver comes out and establishes octagon control, as Nunes circles around the outside, they get within striking range as both men throw head kicks that...