Archive: ufc news

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...


Apr 6, 2012 8:52 am

UFC Announces 4 Year TV Deal With Network In India

Ultimate Fighting Championship and Multi Screen Media (MSM) – a subsidiary of Sony Pictures Television, announced their partnership to broadcast UFC programming in India and the rest of the sub-continent. MSM’s new sports channel – SIX, will deliver the world’s largest brand of mixed martial arts to Indian fans across the country by airing live...

Apr 5, 2012 3:04 pm

NSAC Confirms That Alistair Overeem Has The Testosterone Of 14 Men

Yesterday we learned that UFC heavyweight fighter, Alistair Overeem had failed his random drug screening due to elevated levels of testosterone and today the Nevada State Athletic Commission received conclusive proof that his T/E ratio was in fact 14-to-1. The average ratio for a male is a 1-to-1 ratio however the NSAC, for precautionary reasons,...

Apr 5, 2012 2:38 pm

VIDEO | Rashad Evans Dissects Jones vs. Rampage

Looking ahead to his much anticipated fight against Jon Jones, Rashad Evans is wired for sound from UFC 135, when Jon Jones defeated Rampage Jackson to defend his belt. See Evans’ reaction to the fight and hear his exclusive commentary about his game plan for UFC 145 by watching Jones’ game plan in UFC 135.

Apr 5, 2012 11:40 am

The 5 Million Dollar Man | Lesnar Cashes In With 12 Month WWE Contract

Former UFC heavyweight wrecking machine Brock Lesnar has reportedly inked a 12-month deal with the WWE for five-million-dollars. We reported on Tuesday that he made an appearance on the pro-wrestling companies Monday night program and now if rumor holds true that was more than just a guest cameo. Cage Side Seats busted the lid off...

Apr 5, 2012 11:15 am

Shogun Wouldn’t Mind Machida Trilogy Or Coaching TUF Brazil

“Of course it is my great desire to do a TUF, which is a program where people see everything that passes the fighter. Lyoto would make it even more interesting, is a top category, and consider how good this third fight, will sell a lot. Actually it was suggested that the UFC Rampage, who accepted,...

Apr 5, 2012 10:55 am

Cage Warriors Is Taylor-Made For Jesse

Jesse Taylor has put pen to paper on a three-fight contract with Cage Warriors and his term with the organisation will start with a bang next month. Taylor, a member of the renowned Team Quest camp, will challenge for the CWFC welterweight title against current champion Gael Grimaud in the main event at CWFC Fight...

Apr 5, 2012 10:45 am

Rory MacDonald Blog | I'll Fight Anyone

By Rory MacDonald: I didn’t know who my next opponent was to begin with when I was offered him for my upcoming fight. I was given the name, Che Mills, but wasn’t able to put a face to it or even remember whether I’d seen him fight before. It didn’t really matter to me, either....

Apr 5, 2012 10:35 am

UFC On FX 3 Set For BankAtlantic Center In Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

The Ultimate Fighting Championship and Harley-Davidson ride in to the BankAtlantic Center in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. on Friday, June 8 with an outstanding UFC® event headlined by flyweight rivals Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson and Ian McCall. The winner of the fight will go on to fight Joseph Benavidez for the first-ever UFC 125-pound title later...

Apr 5, 2012 8:45 am

PHOTO | UFC on FUEL TV 2: Gustafsson vs. Silva Poster

UFC on FUEL TV 2 is set to take place on April 14 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 5, 2012 8:30 am

Cavalcante vs. Vallie-Flagg Set For “Strikeforce: Grand Prix Finale”

Another lightweight bout has been added to the ever growing May card getting put together by Strikeforce. As announced by Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker, JZ Cavalcante and Isaac Vallie-Flagg have agreed to square off. The “Strikeforce: Heavyweight Grand Prix Final” is set to feature the heavyweight tournament final between Josh Barnett and Daniel Cormier as...

Apr 5, 2012 8:00 am

Recently Released UFC Heavyweight John Olav Einemo Retires

Norwegian big man, John Olav Einemo has opted to retire from the sport of Mixed Martial Arts following his release by the promotion. He broke the news personally to VG Nett, a media outlet based in his home of Norway. Einemo made his UFC debut at UFC 131 where he lost a very entertaining match...