Archive: ufc news

Mar 27, 2012 4:29 pm

Alistair Overeem Avoids Being Jailed For Battery Case

We reported last January that Alistair Overeem had been charged with misdemeanor battery stemming for a New Year’s Eve Party In Las Vegas. He has now gone to court and answered for the charges. The Las Vegas Review Journal Got The Scoop:   [box_light] Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight Alistair Overeem was sentenced to 50 hours...

Mar 27, 2012 4:21 pm

Nick Ring vs. Court McGee Rematch in the works for UFC 149

A middleweight rematch between Nick Ring and Court McGee is in the works for the UFC’s debut in Calgary, Alberta, Canada in July. The two originally faced off during “The Ultimate Fighter 11” opening round and Ring was able to best the TUF champion before McGee took an injury slot as a replacement to win...

Mar 27, 2012 3:59 pm

UFC 146: Dos Santos vs. Overeem Pre-Fight Press Conference Video Archive

The BIGGEST collection of heavyweight title contenders will be on display this Memorial Day weekend as the Ultimate Fighting Championship presents UFC 146: DOS SANTOS vs. OVEREEM from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday, May 26. In the night’s main event, newly-crowned UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos defends his title...


Mar 27, 2012 3:53 pm

VIDEO | King Mo's First Interview Following Today's NSAC Hearing

In case you missed out previous coverage Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal was suspended today by the Nevada State Athletic Commission for having steroids in his system which were found following his January 7th bout in Strikeforce. Read More: King Mo (News), Steroids in MMA, Strikeforce

Mar 27, 2012 12:27 pm

King Mo Received 9-Month Suspension, $39,000 Fine From NSAC

After a highly publicized failed drug screening, Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal went in front of the Nevada State Athletic Commission today to plead his case and receive his punishment for his failed drug screening in January. The former Strikeforce light-heavyweight champion tested positive for steroids following his January 7 win over Lorenz Larkin. He explained...

Mar 27, 2012 12:13 pm

Thiago Silva Ready To Kill Or Die In Sweden Against Gustafsson

“The fact that I have not fought in a year will not affect me at all. I have been rehabilitating my injuries and training harder than ever to prove that I am one of the best fighters in the world. I am ready and healthy. April 14 in Sweden will be an amazing night! I...

Mar 27, 2012 11:54 am

Photo: Mir and Velasquez Staredown From Today's Press Conference

The BIGGEST collection of heavyweight title contenders will be on display this Memorial Day weekend as the Ultimate Fighting Championship presents UFC 146: DOS SANTOS vs. OVEREEM from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday, May 26. In the night’s main event, newly-crowned UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos defends his title...

Mar 27, 2012 11:49 am

Photo: JDS and Overeem Staredown From Today's Press Conference

The BIGGEST collection of heavyweight title contenders will be on display this Memorial Day weekend as the Ultimate Fighting Championship presents UFC 146: DOS SANTOS vs. OVEREEM from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday, May 26. In the night’s main event, newly-crowned UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos defends his title...

Mar 27, 2012 11:41 am

Seth Baczynski vs. Lance Benoist Expected For UFC on FX 3

UFC officials are working on a welterweight tilt for the UFC on FX 3 card set for June. According to reports, Seth Baczynski vs. Lance Benoist is in the works. UFC on FX 3 is tentatively scheduled for June 8, but a location and venue have yet to be revealed by company officials. Baczynski was...

Mar 27, 2012 10:02 am

Watch Today's 146: Dos Santos vs. Overeem Press Conference Live on BJPENN.COM (2pm ET)

The BIGGEST collection of heavyweight title contenders will be on display this Memorial Day weekend as the Ultimate Fighting Championship presents UFC 146: DOS SANTOS vs. OVEREEM from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday, May 26. In the night’s main event, newly-crowned UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos defends his title...

Mar 27, 2012 9:50 am

Rashad Evans | I Have The Mental Edge Over Jon Jones

“I’ve got the advantage mentally. He’s not ‘Jon Jones, unbeatable champion’ to me. I know the real Jon, the nervous kid who would ask me to tell him how to dress, how to talk and how to fight. I know how he reacts when things don’t go his way, how he can’t handle it mentally....

Mar 27, 2012 8:48 am

Freddie Roach | BJ Penn, Anderson Silva & GSP Top 3 Boxers In MMA

Legendary boxing coach Freddie Roach has a long history of working with the best talents in the world of boxing, which is precisely why top MMA stars have called upon him to help them sharpen their skills. Having worked with the best athletes in Mixed Martial Arts, Roach tells Inside MMA who his top 5...

Mar 27, 2012 8:38 am

Phil Davis Happy Rashad Evans Exposed His Holes

“I’m glad he poked holes in my game. Because now I can fix some of those holes and know where the No. 2 guy in the world is going to beat me. Now I have a benchmark. Losing is not the worst thing in the world. The worst thing in the world is not getting...

Mar 27, 2012 7:32 am

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen Blasts Anderson Silva "The Coward"

“I’m not fighting you in Brazil, I’m not fighting you in Chicago, I’m not fighting you in Florida. I’m fighting you in the Octagon. And when you get in there and I get in there, I’m gonna stomp you this time the same as I did last time. You can complain about your rib. I’m...

Mar 26, 2012 3:27 pm

The Ultimate Fighter Live On FX Episode 3 Ratings Report

Ratings for the third installment of “The Ultimate Fighter” Live on FX are in and they are up slightly from episode 2. According to the official numbers released by company executives, the show was viewed by approximately 1.2 million households (average). That is slightly up from the 1.1 million the show garnered in its second...

Mar 26, 2012 2:45 pm

Bryan Caraway Meets Mitch Gagnon At UFC 149 In Calgary

The first official booking for the UFC’s first ever trip to Calgary, Alberta, Canada has been made in the form of a bantamweight bout between Bryan Caraway and Mitch Gagnon. UFC 149 is set to take place from Calgary’s Scotiabank Saddledome on July 21. In the main event featherweight champion Jose Aldo is expected to...