Archive: ufc news

Feb 16, 2013 10:03 am

Cris Cyborg Leaves UFC, Gets First Opponent Booked Under Invicta Banner | MMA NEWS

Pound-for-pound great and devastating featherweight (145 pounds) KO artist Cris Cyborg (10-1, 1 NC) of Curitiba, Brazil has signed a multi-fight agreement with women’s world championship Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) promotion Invicta Fighting Cha! mpionships, it was announced tonight on “Inside MMA” on AXS TV. Cyborg will make her Invicta FC debut against streaking submission...

Feb 15, 2013 3:58 pm

Vitor Belfort Cleared to use TRT again in Brazil | UFC NEWS

If Vitor Belfort wants to submit himself to TRT therapy once again for his upcoming fight in Brazil, he has received the green light for it by the Brazilian Athletic Comission (CABMMA), as reported by TATAME.  “The Phenom” has agreed to fight former Strikeforce champion Luke Rockhold on the main event of UFC on FX 8, in...

Feb 15, 2013 3:57 pm

Paulo Thiago Set to Return at UFC Brazil In May | UFC NEWS

Brazilian welterweight Paulo Thiago is the latest addition to the UFC’s return to his homecountry in May, as reported by TATAME earlier today. The event, known as UFC on FX 8, will be headlined by a battle of middleweight contenders between Vitor Belfort and Luke Rockhold. Thiago’s opponent is yet to be confirmed. Regardless of who’s...

Feb 15, 2013 11:07 am

EXCLUSIVE | Josh Thomson Wants What’s Owed to Him; A UFC Title Shot | UFC NEWS

  To read part one of our exclusive interview with Josh Thomson click here: A few weeks back we had Gilbert Melendez on BJPenn.Com Radio and he alluded to the fact that Nate Diaz was poked in the eye during his UFC lightweight title fight against Benson Henderson, which may hindered his performance. Keep in mind...

Feb 15, 2013 10:36 am

Bigfoot Awarded $126,000 Maserati Following Overeem Win | UFC NEWS

In the wake of an impressive come from behind knockout against Alistair Overeem at UFC 156, Antonio Silva has been given a brand new 2013 Maserati GranTurismo. Apparently after resigning with sponsor Sienna Motors of South Florida, Bigfoot was gifted the $126,000 sports car. (Not bad for slapping a logo on your trunks!) Silva dispatched the...

Feb 15, 2013 9:14 am

UFC ON FUEL TV 7 WEIGH IN RESULTS | UFC NEWS

The UFC on FUEL TV 7 Weigh-Ins took place today at the Wembley Arena in London. 24 fighters hit he scales and all competitors made their contracted weight. MAIN: (FUEL TV, 3 p.m. ET) Champ Renan Barao (134) vs. Michael McDonald (134) – for interim bantamweight title Dustin Poirier (145) vs. Cub Swanson (146) Cyrille...

Feb 14, 2013 8:51 pm

Exclusive| Vinny Magalhaes picks Sonnen to beat Jones by decision| UFC News

In order to accomplish goals you have to be willing to call shots and make things happen. Rarely will anyone just give you what you want, sometimes you have to step up and grab the bull by the horns. That is exactly what UFC light heavyweight Vinny Magalhaes did when he called out top ranked...

Feb 14, 2013 11:40 am

POLL: Who is Your MMA Valentine? | MMA NEWS

Today is Valentines Day, a holiday for lovers to show their appreciation for one another. My Woman has made me a lucky man today, but what about those of you who are still on the hunt for your Valentine or just plain old want a popular MMA Figure on your arm. I have put together...

Feb 14, 2013 11:19 am

Fighting Out of the Blue Corner: Nassau County | MMA NEW

It was February 12, 2011; the IZOD center in New Jersey erupted when Gian Villante took his long stroll to the cage.  It was almost impossible to ignore how many “out-of-towners” were there in support of their local hero.  Gian Villante graduated Levittown High School in 2004 with an impressive wrestling pedigree and went on...

Feb 14, 2013 11:06 am

Dana White Has No Plans To Strip Cruz Of Title | UFC NEWS

It seems that UFC bantamweight champ Dominick Cruz, who has been sidelined since 2011 with back to back ACL injuries, will retain the belt despite his extended absence. While many would argue that the title should be stripped after over a year away from the sport, Dana White has other plans for the champion at...