Archive: ufc news

Apr 9, 2012 2:58 pm

International Scene | Barnett out, Linderman in At CWFC Fight Night 5

CHRIS BARNETT has been forced to withdraw from his main event clash with Bobby Brents at CWFC Fight Night 5 in Amman due to a foot injury, but Cage Warriors is pleased to announce that it has secured a high-caliber replacement. Brents (12-2-0) will now take on former Bellator heavyweight DJ Linderman (pictured) in the...

Apr 9, 2012 2:16 pm

Belfort On Silva | He Is Going To Lose And He Knows It

By Adam Conklin: Vitor Belfort will soon face off with fellow TUF: Brazil Coach, Wanderlei Silva. Here Vitor is explaining his fight with Wanderlei Silva, his training camp, Silva vs. Sonnen 2, and the things the base of his motivation. You are in the business since the beginning. You fought in the first editions of...

Apr 9, 2012 1:55 pm

Rashad Evans Blog | Jon Jones Is Not A God

By Rashad Evans: I went to Puerto Rico last week to promote my April 21 title fight against Jon Jones on pay-per-view. The reception I got was the craziest I’ve ever had in my UFC career. It was the coolest thing I’ve done in this sport since I won “The Ultimate Fighter 2” in 2005....

Apr 9, 2012 1:38 pm

UFC Middleweights Sonnen, 'Mayhem' Miller Engage in Twitter War

By George Deutsch: UFC middleweights Chael Sonnen and Jason “Mayhem” Miller exchanged some heated words today on Twitter. Miller, smarting from his recent defeat to Michael Bisping and looking for his first UFC victory against C.B. Dollaway at UFC 146, launched the first attack, tweeting that “Chael berating someone on their test level is like...

Apr 9, 2012 12:15 pm

Overeem Moving Forward As Planned | Applies For License To Fight Dos Santos

At this point in time we all know what is going on with the UFC 146 main event. Alistair Overeem failed a random drug screening for elevated levels of testosterone and as a result has put his shot at the UFC heavyweight title at risk. While the Overeem camp has still remained silent on the...

Apr 9, 2012 12:03 pm

Joe Rogan All Aboard The Mark Hunt Train | Thinks Hunt vs. JDS Makes Sense

“There are some wise people on this board, and I support this movement. Style wise that might be the most exciting match up. Either way, even if Hunt doesn’t replace the reem I would still love to see this matchup down the road, especially considering how good Hunt looked against Kongo.” UFC ringside commentator Joe...

Apr 9, 2012 11:30 am

Quick Twitt | Dan Henderson Open To Take Fight Against JDS At UFC 146

MMA legend, Dan Henderson has now thrown his name in the hat as a possible replacement for Alistair Overeem at UFC 146. The former Middleweight and light-heavyweight champion is no stranger to tough opposition in the heavyweight division as most recently he took out longtime division king Fedor Emelianenko in his final bout with Strikeforce....

Apr 9, 2012 10:31 am

Mark Munoz | TRT Is Cheating

“It’s cheating. I think it’s cheating. I think anything that’s synthetic that you put in your body is cheating. Get it from food, get it from training. That stuff jacks you up when you’re done. For me, I’m a family man, I have kids, I have a wife and I want to be there for...

Apr 9, 2012 10:26 am

Quick Twitt | Chael Sonnen Shocked Overeem Failed Drug Test

UFC middleweight number one contender, Chael Sonnen, took to twitter recently with his reaction towards the news that Alistair Overeem had failed his pre-fight drug test. However, I believe it is safe to assume that there is a hint of sarcasm behind his remarks. Thoughts?

Apr 9, 2012 10:22 am

VIDEO | The Fireball Kid Brings The Heat: Best of Pride

Takanori “The Fireball Kid” Gomi got back to his winning ways against Chute Boxe fighter Jadyson Costa at Pride: Bushido 2. Gomi unleashed a barrage of fierce ground and pound that stopped Costa in his tracks and put Gomi back on track.

Apr 9, 2012 10:03 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones Puts Lyoto Machida To Sleep

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones battled Lyoto “The Dragon” Machida in the fight of his life at UFC 140. Machida proved to be the most difficult opponent of Jones’ young career, continually getting the better of the striking exchanges. Late in Round 2, however, Jones proved why he was the champion when he caught...

Apr 9, 2012 10:00 am

VIDEO | BJ Penn 21 second KO: UFC Ultimate Knockouts

“The Prodigy” BJ Penn put the UFC welterweight division on notice at UFC 123 when he smoked former champion Matt Hughes in just 21 seconds. Penn stepped into the Octagon and floored Hughes with a monster right hand before finishing him off with strikes on the ground, proving that Penn is still a force to...

Apr 7, 2012 10:43 am

Tickets For May 4's Just Scrap XVI In Maui Are On Sale NOW!!!

Just Scrap is returning to Hawaii with “Just Scrap XVI” set for May 4 at The War Memorial In Maui. In the main event Hawaii’s two best heavyweights will go toe-to-toe in a fight that is sure to deliver fireworks. You can now buy your tickets on-line at BJPENN.COM/TICKETS and use our secure checkout. Tickets...

Apr 6, 2012 3:26 pm

The Ultimate Fighter Live on FX: Cruz vs. Faber Episode 5 Discussion Thread

Tonight plays host to the latest installment of the UFC’s new season of “The Ultimate Fighter” series. With the new “Live” format on FX there will be much to watch and discuss about this evenings show. This week Team Faber will try to keep control of the house and win their second straight match. Last...

Apr 6, 2012 3:25 pm

Emelianenko Set To Return To Action This June | Rumored Opponent Bobby Lashley

M-1 Global Director of Operations Evgeni Kogan took to twitter this afternoon to announce “Breaking News” about the future of Fedor Emelianenko. According to his release Fedor Emelianenko will return to MMA Action on June 21 at the Ice Palace in St. Petersburg, Russia. “News on the opponent to come,” is what Kogan wrote. No...

Apr 6, 2012 3:13 pm

Programming Reminder | UFC 145: Jones vs. Evans "Primetime" Special Airs Tonight On FX

The light-heavyweight title fight between Jon Jones and Rashad Evans is without a doubt one of the most highly anticipated matchups of the year. The UFC and FX brass have apparently acknowledged that fact and as a result, will be releasing a three-part countdown to UFC 145 series in the infamous “UFC Primetime” format. UFC...

Apr 6, 2012 3:04 pm

Poll Results | Should Dana White have fired "King Mo"?

This week in our weekly poll we wanted to know who agreed with the termination of former Strikeforce light-heavyweight champion, Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal. “King Mo” recently had to answer to charges of a failed drug test in front of the Nevada State Athletic Commission. After attending the hearing and receiving his punishment, Mo lashed...