Archive: ufc news

Mar 30, 2012 7:50 am

International Scene | CWFC Fight Night 5: Bobby Brents Vs. Chris Barnett

FOR the fourth consecutive show, a Cage Warriors event will be headlined by an exciting heavyweight tussle. Bobby ‘Zombie’ Brents will take on Chris ‘Beast Boy’ Barnett in an all-American main event at CWFC Fight Night 5 in Jordan on Thursday, April 12. 29-year-old Brents (12-2-0), who trains out of the MMA Clinic/Fiore MMA in...

Mar 30, 2012 7:22 am

Dan Henderson Is Next For Title Shot At 205 or 185 Confirms UFC Boss

“Yes, Dan Henderson will get the winner of that fight (Jones vs. Evans) or the winner of the Anderson Silva fight. Dan Henderson just wants a title shot. You know, there was a lot of talk about the stuff I said. Here is the thing. I offered Dan Henderson two fights. Dan Henderson wants this...

Mar 30, 2012 6:54 am

who’s The Betting Favorite? “Bigfoot” Silva or “Big Country” Nelson

The UFC 146 main card is an all-heavyweight affair and to top off the night the UFC heavyweight champion, Junior dos Santos, will defend his title against Alistair Overeem. Also fighting on the main card is former EliteXC heavyweight champion, Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva in his UFC debut against “The Ultimate Fighter” champion Roy “Big Country”...

Mar 30, 2012 6:30 am

Mayhem Miller | If I lose To C.B. Dollaway I will Quit Fighting

“No, he doesn’t deserve to be in there with me, and I’ll prove it.I’ll prove it in under a round cause we see I tend to get tired in the second round. We’re both in a similar spot in our career I guess. We’re on the chopping block, and that’s fine, I’m really happy with...

Mar 30, 2012 5:59 am

Greg Jackson | GSP Passed His Test, Jones Still Being Tested

“Both of them are amazing. Jon is still young, he is still being tested. He’s had a couple of title defenses but he is still being tested and I have a lot of confidence that he will pass the test, as far as how you deal with fame, how you allow the people around you...

Mar 29, 2012 7:12 pm

Dana White Confirms Plan To Go After Fans Who Steal PPV’s

“The bottom line is the same guys that are saying why would you sue the fans are the same guys that are going ‘you should pay the fighters more.’ How do you think this thing works? You think the Fertittas just pull the money out of their bank and pay everybody? No, this is a...

Mar 29, 2012 6:58 pm

Guillard Set To Return At UFC 148 Against Camoes

The once self-proclaimed best lightweight fighter in the world, Melvin Guillard, will return to action against another submission specialist named Fabricio Camoes at UFC 148. UFC 148 is expected to go down on July 7 from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, NV. In the headlining fight UFC champion Dominick Cruz will attempt...

Mar 29, 2012 5:28 pm

UFC on FX 3 | Leonard Garcia Set To Return Against Matt Grice

Featherweight fan favorite Leonard Garcia is set to return to the cage against Matt Grice on June 8. UFC officials announced the bout this afternoon. UFC on FX 3 is tentatively scheduled for June 8, but a location and venue have yet to be revealed by company officials. Leonard Garcia is famous for going all...

Mar 29, 2012 2:23 pm

Tibau vs. Nurmagomedov Set For UFC 148 In July

UFC officials have put together a lightweight bout between Gleison Tibau and Khabib Nurmagomedov. It is the latest addition to UFC 148 set for July 7. UFC 148 is expected to go down on July 7 from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, NV. In the headlining fight UFC champion Dominick Cruz will...

Mar 29, 2012 2:09 pm

UFC 147 | Milton Vieira vs. Felipe Arantes Booked

UFC officials have booked a featherweight bout between UFC newcomer Milton Vieira and Felipe Arantes. The bout is scheduled for UFC 147. UFC 147, though not officially announced by the promotion is expected to go down from the Joao Havelange Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on June 23. In the headlining bout Anderson Silva...

Mar 29, 2012 12:55 pm

Featherweight’s Pearson & Swanson Will Meet At UFC on FX 4

The UFC has booked a featherweight bout for their fourth UFC on FX card set to take place in New Jersey. The UFC announced this afternoon that both Ross Pearson and Cub Swanson have agreed to square off. While not yet officially announced by UFC officials, UFC on FX 4 is expected to go down...

Mar 29, 2012 12:38 pm

Torres Ready To Show McDonald “What’s Up” At UFC 145

“For me, I look at this as a second chance to be able to show everybody what I’m about. I haven’t had a clear mind in a long time. The fact that I get to solely focus on training is going to make me a 100-percent different person. I already know, the way I’m training...

Mar 29, 2012 11:44 am

Manager Confirms Seagal Did Add To Silva And Machida’s Game

“People can say what they want about Steven Segal. He understands fighting man. He does understand fighting… People always ask ‘is that all really true?’ Let me tell you something, I’m not going to tell you that Steven Segal taught Anderson Silva or taught Lyoto how to do that kick. But I can definitely tell...

Mar 29, 2012 11:08 am

"Realist" Cain Velasquez Knew He Wouldn't Stay Undefeated Forever

“I’m a realist. I knew I wasn’t going to go through my career undefeated. That’s how this sport is. People lose. Even the best guys lose. I knew as soon as it was over, I had to pick myself back up and keep going forward. I do have some extra motivation now, for sure, but...

Mar 29, 2012 11:00 am

International Scene | CWFC Fight Night 5: James Brum vs. Thomas Back Booked

JAMES BRUM (pictured) will aim to continue his ascent through the bantamweight division when he takes on Thomas Back (pictured) at CWFC Fight Night 5 in Amman, Jordan on April 12. Brum (8-2-0), who fights out of Gym 01 in Portsmouth, impressed many with his performance against Leandro Gontijo at CWFC 46 in Kiev last...

Mar 29, 2012 10:31 am

Overeem | JDS Has Incredible Boxing, But My Striking Is Better

“I think he’s a tremendous athlete, I think his boxing is incredible. He’s Brazilian so his ground game is also gonna be top notch. I truly believe that I am the one to beat him. I truly believe I have superior striking, so I can’t wait to get it on.” Read More: Junior Dos Santos...

Mar 29, 2012 9:00 am

Maynard Enlists Marinovich Brothers And AKA As New Training Team

What do Gray Maynard and BJ Penn have in common? Whatever it is, it would appears as if Gray is determined to increase that list. In a report coming out of MMAfighting.com it was made public that former two-time UFC title challenger, Gray “The Bully” Maynard has finally settled in on a training home following...

Mar 29, 2012 8:47 am

Fedor In The UFC? Not A Chance Says Dana White

Fedor Emelianenko recently came out and expressed his desire to fight in the UFC. Having been one of the best and most recognizable Mixed Martial Artists in the world, the Russian and his management have failed to come to terms with Dana White and his organizations many times over the past several years. So why...

Mar 29, 2012 8:19 am

Joe Lauzon vs. Terry Etim Set For UFC on FOX 4

A lightweight bout with “Fight of the Night” written all over it has just been added to the UFC on FOX 4 event set for August. Joe Lauzon and Terry Etim had an original date in the cage back in Boston for UFC 118, but Etim was forced to withdraw when he suffered an injury...

Mar 29, 2012 8:03 am

Who’s The Betting Favorite In The Johnson vs. McCall Rematch? Find Out Right Here!

The flyweight tournament should be zeroing in on the finals to crown the first ever 125 pound champion, but that is not happening. Instead a scoring error during the tournaments opening round has forced a rematch between Demetrious Johnson and Ian McCall . The two fought to an official draw at the end of three-rounds...

Mar 29, 2012 7:47 am

Dan Hardy Would Love To Fight And Trade Punches With Nick Diaz (Video)

“I think he’s an entertaining fighter, I enjoyed his fight (against Carlos Condit). Personally, I thought he won it as well. It’s a shame some people are gonna look down on him because of that (failed) drug test. I would love to fight him, I’m a huge fan of his. He’s a very entertaining guy...

Mar 29, 2012 7:26 am

VIDEO | Meet The Ultimate Fighter Brazil Cast And Preview This Season

Elimination bouts have narrowed the initial group of 32 fighters to the final 16 who now move into the TUF house. From there, they will be split between “Team Vitor” and “Team Wanderlei” and face weekly eliminations until the finale, where a winner from both weight classes will be declared The Ultimate Fighter. Read More:...

Mar 28, 2012 2:00 pm

Boxing Great James Toney Calls Rampage Jackson A "Slave To The White Man"

“That’s what you get for being a slave to the white man. Don’t be scared. Step up and speak for yourself. That’s why I got paid the million-and-a-half dollars and am still getting paid by the UFC. You know what I’m sayin’? The highest paid fighter ever. You feel me, fat boy? Me. And you...