Archive: ufc news

Apr 3, 2012 10:53 am

Wanderlei Silva | I’ve Waited 14 Years For Redemption Against Belfort

“This is the fight of my life [against Vitor Belfort]. I’ve waited all my career for this fight. I’ve waited for (14) years for this fight. He is one of the guys I really, really want to fight before I (retire). This fight is the fight of my dreams. I’ve been fighting since I was...

Apr 3, 2012 9:16 am

NSAC Commissioner Responds to Being Called A Racist B!tc# By “King Mo”

“I was not upset, and I never considered it to be derogatory. What I was doing was laying the classic or standard foundation for the gentleman to make sure that he understood the form that he was signing, that it was designed to be a truthful statement and that the information he was supposed to...

Apr 3, 2012 8:59 am

Brock Lesnar Returned To The WWE Last Night And Here Is The Video

Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar made an emphatic return to the world of professional wrestling last night during the WWE’s Monday Night Raw broadcast. The former WWE champ, turned MMA champ retired from Mixed Martial Arts following his TKO loss this past December at the hands of Alistair Overeem. Lesnar signed a 12-month deal...

Apr 3, 2012 8:51 am

Interntational Scene | Cage Warriors confirm ESPN deal

CAGE WARRIORS Fighting Championship is pleased to confirm that it has signed a 12-month deal with sports broadcasting giant ESPN International. The agreement will see Cage Warriors events over the next year televised by ESPN in Latin America, the Pacific Rim, Africa and the Middle East. In addition to CWFC’s existing television partners, which include...

Apr 3, 2012 8:13 am

International Scene | Fields Out, Kusch In | CWFC Fight Night 5 in Amman

There’s been an enforced change to the semi-final line-up for the Cage Warriors middleweight title tournament. Both semi-finals take place at CWFC Fight Night 5 in Amman, Jordan on Thursday, April 12, but John Phillips will now face Pavel Kusch, after Chris Fields withdrew due to a back injury. Fields (9-3-0) booked his place in...

Apr 2, 2012 6:28 pm

Rashad Evans Blog | Rashad Evans: Time away from fighting was tough

The world title fight against my old teammate Jon Jones on April 21 will be my third fight since I had to take pretty much a year off through injury. I think the time off did me good. When you fight so many times back to back – and in the UFC it is always...

Apr 2, 2012 6:22 pm

Velasquez Picks JDS over Overeem | Wants Rematch

“It’s going to be a tough one. I think in the clinch and in the distance, obviously the kicking range, Overeem will have a better shot. But, in the punching range, dos Santos can win the fight whenever.I hope Dos Santos wins so I can have a rematch. I think he will win, he is...

Apr 2, 2012 6:13 pm

The Ultimate Fighter Live On FX Episode 4 Ratings Report

Ratings for the fourth installment of “The Ultimate Fighter” Live on FX are in and they are back down from last week and more even with the week prior. According to the official numbers released by company executives, the show was viewed by approximately 1.1 million households (average). That is slightly down from the 1.2...

Apr 2, 2012 6:06 pm

VIDEO | Waiting for UFC 205 Title, but Still Wants Anderson Silva

Dan Henderson is slated to face the winner of the fight UFC 145 title bout between Jon Jones and Rashad Evans. Should the winner be out of action for a while, Hendo isn’t prepared to continue sitting on the sidelines. But if he does have to take a fight at 185 pounds, the only fight...

Apr 2, 2012 5:30 pm

Where Are They Now – Mark Coleman (Video)

The polarizing Mark “The Hammer” Coleman, the inaugural UFC Heavyweight Champion, sits down with Inside MMA correspondent Ron Kruck, to look back at his career, and what the former Olympian has been up to since he retired.

Apr 2, 2012 5:19 pm

Here's a video you can't miss | JDS Sings Adele

Junior dos Santos learned to speak English by listening to Adele… and if you don’t believe it, check out his heartwarming rendition of “Someone Like You” with a TMZ camera guy.

Apr 2, 2012 5:13 pm

VIDEO | UFC Cribs with Miguel Torres Part 1

Miguel Torres gives a tour of where he is staying for the first part of his training camp in Deerfield Beech, Florida for his fight versus Michael McDonald in Atlanta, Georgia at UFC 145.

Apr 1, 2012 8:34 am

Charlie Brenneman Meets Erick Silva At UFC on FX 3

A welterweight bout between two top prospects has been added to the UFC on FX 3 show in the form of Charlie Brenneman vs. Erick Silva. UFC on FX 3 is tentatively scheduled for June 8, but a location and venue have yet to be revealed by company officials. Brenneman burst onto the UFC scene...

Apr 1, 2012 8:23 am

Derrick Mehmem Set To Face Gian Villante At “Strikeforce: Barnett vs. Cormier”

Strikeforce officials have put together a light-heavyweight bout between Derrick Mehmem vs. Gian Villante (pictured) for next month’s “Barnett vs. Cormier” event. “Strikeforce: Barnett vs. Cormier is set to take place from San Jose’s HP Pavilion on May 19. In the main event the promotion will conclude their heavyweight grand prix with the final matchup...