Archive: ufc news

Apr 10, 2012 10:35 am

UFC 149 | Mitch Clarke Set To Face Anton Kuivanen

By Drew Graham: A lightweight tilt between Mitch Clarke (0-1 UFC) and Anton Kuivanen (0-1 UFC) has been added to the UFC 149 fight card on July 21 in Calgary, Alberta. Jose Aldo will be featured in the main event against an opponent that is not yet named. Clarke is coming off his first career...

Apr 10, 2012 10:30 am

Brookins vs. Oliveira Set For "The Ultimate Fighter Live" Finale

By Drew Graham: TUF 12 winner Jonathan Brookins has verbally agreed to face 3-time Submission Of The Night Winner Charles Oliveira in a featherweight contest at the TUF Live Finale on June 1 in Las Vegas. Brookins (2-1 UFC) is coming off a KO win over Vagner Rocha, while Oliveira (3-2-1 NC UFC) is coming...

Apr 10, 2012 10:26 am

Couture Discusses MMA's Top Pound For Pound Fighters

By Jamie McAllister: Pretty cool video featuring the UFC Hall of Fame member Randy Couture discussing the skills of some of the pound for pound top fighters on the planet from Aldo , Georges St Pierre , Anderson Silva & Jon Jones. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Apr 9, 2012 5:52 pm

The rally for Mark Hunt – A true underdog story

By Lewis Mckeever: Unless you have been living under a rock for the past few days, I’m sure you’re currently aware of the Mark Hunt situation; the rally for Mark Hunt and his quest for UFC gold. Hunt has been trending on twitter, building an online army of dedicated troops, smashing through Facebook polls and...

Apr 9, 2012 5:30 pm

PEDs in MMA: The Saga Continues

By Ryan Busuttil: Thiago Silva. Cris “Cyborg” Santos. “King Mo” Lawal. Alistair Overeem. A little over a year ago, the above four fighters were at or near the top of their respective weight classes. Santos and Overeem were world champions. Lawal was a former world champion and Silva was climbing his way up to a...

Apr 9, 2012 5:24 pm

CSAC Denies Cyborg Appeal, Still Suspended For Steroid Use

Today Cris Cyborg Santos and her legal representation petitioned the California State Athletic Commission in a meeting held in Sacramento to overturn her Athletic Suspension for Steroid use. That petition was denied and the CSAC voted to uphold the 12-month suspension previously handed down. Her lawyer had petitioned to get her 12-month suspension reduced by...

Apr 9, 2012 4:33 pm

Overeem Is A Cheat And His Accomplishments Are Meaningless Says Hunt

“Drugs in all sports is a big problem. It’s a cutthroat business, people take this shit just to get by. I don’t use that shit, but when Alistair takes that shit or whoever takes it they just screw themselves out. Like when Barnett screwed himself out of the fight with Fedor. But who am I...

Apr 9, 2012 4:24 pm

The Ultimate Fighter Live On FX Episode 5 Ratings Report

Ratings for the fifth installment of “The Ultimate Fighter” Live on FX are in and they are down for the second straight week in a row. According to the official numbers released by company executives, the show was viewed by approximately 947,000 households (average). That is slightly down from the 1.1 million the show garnered...

Apr 9, 2012 4:13 pm

An Important Moment In MMA History | Randy Couture Beats Tim Sylvia

By Red Mattos: I have to start out by saying I am not a Randy Couture fan. You read that right- not. That is to say, I don’t hate the guy, nor do I even dislike him. I am just not a fan. His acting excites me more than his fighting style. I realize as...

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? Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

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. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

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...