Archive: ufc news

Apr 13, 2012 10:38 am

Jones Says Evans ‘Not a Martial Artist’ but ‘a Guy Who Grabs His Crotch’

By George Deutsch: UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon “Bones” Jones (15-1) and #1 contender and former champion Rashad Evans (17-1-1) continue to exchange heated words prior to their upcoming UFC 145 bout on April 21 in Atlanta, Ga. The ongoing trash talk between the two former friends and training partners under Greg Jackson has continued...

Apr 13, 2012 9:37 am

Chael Sonnen Opens 'Mean Street' Pizza Joint In Oregon

By Jamie McAllister: What do Chael Sonnen & Pizza have in common ? Well the Middleweight number one contender has recently took out partnership on a pizza shop and will be named ‘Mean Street’ the business was formerly known as ‘Pizza Schmizza’ and closed down in January. The business located Sonnen’s home town of West...


Apr 13, 2012 9:32 am

Jake Shields Looking For Resurgence As A Middleweight But Open To Both Weight Classes

By Jamie McAllister: Jake Shields has had mixed success in his UFC career but things seem to be looking up for him after the win at UFC 144 where he won a decision against former Middleweight Yoshihiro Akiyama in the Welterweight division. Shields who has previously competed at Middleweight and was the Strikeforce Middleweight champion...

Apr 13, 2012 9:21 am

Kampmann Dreaming Of UFC In Denmark

By Jamie McAllister: UFC on FUEL TV 2 is nearly upon us and will be the first show held in Sweden and at the current rate MMA is spreading an growing across the globe Dane Martin Kampmann a native of Aarhus, Denmark living and training in Las Vegas would love to have the UFC in...

Apr 13, 2012 8:45 am

VIDEO | UFC On FUEL TV 2 Weigh-In Archive

The UFC is back and today marked the UFC on FUEL TV 2 official weigh-ins ceremony. UFC on FUEL TV 2 is set to take place tomorrow night from the Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. In the main event Thiago Silva will return from his yearlong suspension against the fast rising Alexander Gustafsson.

Apr 13, 2012 8:35 am

PHOTO | Gustaffson vs. Silva Staredown From Today's Weigh-Ins

The UFC is back and today marked the UFC on FUEL TV 2 official weigh-ins ceremony. UFC on FUEL TV 2 is set to take place tomorrow night from the Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. In the main event Thiago Silva will return from his yearlong suspension against the fast rising Alexander Gustafsson.

Apr 13, 2012 8:09 am

Overeem Breaks Silence | Confident He Will Face JDS At UFC 146

By Lewis Mckeever: With the recent alarming news of Alistair Overeem’s run in with PED troubles, anarchy has plagued the MMA sphere and “The Demolition Man” had remained as quiet as a church mouse. Until now. The enigmatic heavyweight broke his long awaited silence on the recent episode of “MMA uncensored live”. The Reem had...

Apr 13, 2012 8:04 am

James Te Huna tweets Brandon Vera as next opponent for UFC on FUEL TV 4

According to Te Huna’s recent tweets, the New Zealand native is set to do battle with long time UFC veteran Brandon Vera. I’m fighting Brandon Vera, UFC on fuel 4 — Jamie Te Huna (@JamesTeHuna) April 12, 2012 As of now, this is the only announced match up for the upcoming UFC on FUEL TV...

Apr 13, 2012 7:51 am

NickTheFace Uploads #rallyformarkhunt Hype Video

By Lewis Mckeever: Fan favourite YouTube sensation “NickTheFace” is at it again. Due to popular demand from Mark Hunt’s twitter minions, Nick has freshly uploaded his very own #rallyformarkhunt promotional teaser. Check it out below: It certainly made the hairs on the back of my neck stand on end, how about yours?

Apr 13, 2012 7:47 am

Georges St. Pierre teams up with video game publishing giants Square Enix

By Lewis Mckeever: Down but not out. Sitting on the sidelines rehabilitating injuries has not stopped the French Candian from staying out of the headlines. As well as showing off his best poker face through recently partnering up with 888 poker, GSP has also managed to secure a deal with infamous video game studio Square...

Apr 13, 2012 7:38 am

UFC On FUEL TV 2 Weigh-In Results | All But Siver Make The Mark

The UFC is back and today marked the UFC on FUEL TV 2 official weigh-ins ceremony. UFC on FUEL TV 2 is set to take place tomorrow night from the Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. In the main event Thiago Silva will return from his yearlong suspension against the fast rising Alexander Gustafsson. MAIN...

Apr 12, 2012 3:03 pm

Ed Soares: “It will be very bad for Brazil if something happens…” to the idiot Chael Sonnen

By: Jason Kindschy: The concerns for Chael Sonnen’s safety going into the rematch with champion Anderson Silva in Brazil on June 23rd seem to be very legitimate. Anderson Silva’s long time manager, Ed Soares, recently made this statement to portaldovaletudo.uol.com.br. “Hopefully people will understand that they shouldn’t do anything against Chael, just boo him. Let...

Apr 12, 2012 2:44 pm

Analyzing Alistair Overeem's TRT Defense Possibilities

By Lynn Mitchell: Amidst all the controversy Alistair Overeem has drawn to himself these past two weeks he still remains tight lipped about the whole thing.  In the days following his failed test for T/E ratio (or elevated concentration of endogenous steroid)-the MMA fans rally to move Mark Hunt up to a title shot at Junior...

Apr 12, 2012 2:11 pm

Tito Ortiz | Love Him Or Hate Him, MMA Will Miss Him Following Retirement

By Chase Raymond: When Tito Ortiz steps into the octagon at UFC 148 on July 7th 2012 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, expect to hear no boo’s, no silence, and see no one in their seats. The one time “Huntington Beach bad boy” and now self proclaimed “Peoples Champ” will be...

Apr 12, 2012 1:47 pm

Report | UFC Headed To The UK In September

By Jamie McAllister: “Our expectation is that in September, we will be in the U.K. It won’t be Liverpool,” said Zelaznik, shooting down the rumors about Liverpool before announcing the U.K. return. “We haven’t announced the venue or the location or the date, but we will be back. The fans can rest assured, we will...

Apr 12, 2012 12:00 pm

Hominick Flying Under Radar, Looking to Win for Toronto Fans

By Jason Kindschy: Featherweight contender Mark Hominick strongly feels that he owes the Canadian fans, primarily his hometown fans in Toronto, a big win. The Toronto Sun reported on an interview the QMI Agency did with ‘The Machine,’ that tells the story of a fighter in need of a big win. Not only for himself,...

Apr 12, 2012 10:12 am

Photo Gallery | UFC On FUEL TV 2 Media Workouts

Yesterday Alexander Gustafsson and his supporting UFC on FUEL TV 2 cast worked out for the media during the UFC open workouts at Pancrase Gym in Stockholm, Sweden in anticipation for his headlining bout against Thiago Silva this Saturday. UFC on FUEL TV 2 is set to take place on April 14 from the Ericsson...

Apr 12, 2012 9:42 am

California Assembly Bill Threatens UFC Contracts And Could Give Fighters New Rights

By Micah Hinchliffe: Recent developments in the Assembly Bill 2100 could have devastating effects on current Zuffa contracts should it be passed, the issue has arisen at a difficult time as it is during a year which the UFC has already faced allegations about their pay and treatment of fighters. The ESPN documentary on the...

Apr 12, 2012 9:34 am

UFC SUPPORTS CREATION OF INTERNATIONAL MIXED MARTIAL ARTS FEDERATION

The Ultimate Fighting Championship, the world’s leader in mixed martial arts (MMA), applauds the announcement made earlier today of the creation of the new International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF). The UFC wholeheartedly supports this new initiative as well as its leader, IMMAF President August Wallén, who will spearhead the initial growth of this Federation....

Apr 12, 2012 9:30 am

Food For Thought | Why Don't Bellator Fighters Fail Drug Tests?

By Giovanni Burns: On the brink of trying to scramble for a possible replacement for UFC Heavyweight contender Alistair Overeem after a failed drug test, questions remain about the fact that UFC fighters are failing drug tests at alarming rates, as opposed to the second largest MMA promotion Bellator and other “B level” mixed martial...