Archive: ufc news

Mar 26, 2012 8:03 am

Dan Henderson Thinks The UFC Made The Wrong Move With Evans vs. Jones Booking

“I guess Dana promised Rashad he was next for the title shot. But timing wise, it would have been better for me to fight Jones, and then have Rashad fight the winner. That would have been better than having Rashad come right back after fighting Phil Davis, and it’s probably going to be pushed again...

Mar 26, 2012 7:40 am

King Mo | Battling Staff Infection, Was Ready To Die

“I had this moment where I was like, man, I can see my hip bone. I was ripped still. I had an eight-pack. But there’s my hip bone. I looked at my leg, and it looked like those zombies from The Walking Dead. That’s how it looks right now. I’m getting to where I can...

Mar 26, 2012 7:29 am

Miguel Torres Loves Training In Montreal But Misses Taco’s

“I love Montreal. It’s an awesome place. The only thing that gets me down from time to time is the cold. That’s one thing I could do without while staying here. Still, I’ve traveled to a lot of countries during my 14-year mixed martial arts career, and I can safely say Montreal boasts some of...

Mar 26, 2012 7:18 am

Heads Up San Jose | “Strikeforce: Barnett vs. Cormier” Tickets On Sale Next Week

After more than a year in the making, the Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix finals is set for May 19 and will feature tournament finalists Josh Barnett and Daniel Cormier. “Strikeforce: Barnett vs. Cormier” is set to go down from San Jose’s HP Pavilion on May 19. Also expected on the card is a welterweight contest...

Mar 26, 2012 7:05 am

“The Ultimate Fighter Brazil” | Episode 1 Results

The first ever episode of an international “Ultimate Fighter” was aired last night on TUF.TV for American audiences to view. Unfortunately for North American fans, if you want to watch the series the only place it seems to be available at the moment is an on-line stream at midnight on Sunday. For those who did...

Mar 25, 2012 5:41 pm

VIDEO | Dominick Cruz Mocks Urijah Faber's Awkward Moment In TUF

The Ultimate Fighter Live on FX: Urijah Faber freezes up when Dominick Cruz wins the first live fight and makes Faber choose an opponent for Team Cruz’s number 1 pick. This is the Champs response. Read More: The Ultimate Fighter (News), UFC, MMA

Mar 25, 2012 12:32 pm

Ronda Rousey Enlists Diaz Brothers As Training Partners

“When I did judo I used to go around all the time, like every month or so I would go away for a week or two weeks to go train somewhere else/ For some reason it’s something I never did in MMA, so [the Diaz brothers and Cesar Gracie] invited me to come train up...

Mar 25, 2012 12:18 pm

VIDEO | Kimbo Slice Almost Lost Last Night | KO'd Opponent With 3 Seconds Left

Going into the 4th round Brian Green was winning the fight, He was much quicker than Kimbo but Kimbo is always Dangerous and KO’d Brian Green with just 3.3 seconds left in the final round. Go to page 2 to see the full fight video. Read More: Kimbo Slice (News), UFC, Mixed Martial Arts Round...

Mar 25, 2012 12:03 pm

This Is What Happens When You Mix James Brown With Rashad Evans | UFC 145 Video Preview

The most highly-anticipated light heavyweight title fight of all-time comes to Atlanta on Saturday, April 21st, as UFC 205-pound champion Jon “Bones” Jones defends his crown for the third time against former title holder “Suga” Rashad Evans. They once were friends, but now the time has come for them to settle their grudge in the...

Mar 25, 2012 11:52 am

VIDEO | TUF BRAZIL PREMIERE TONIGHT!!!

Seven years after its debut in the United States, in 2005, the first international edition of the famed reality TV show The Ultimate Fighter® begins in Brazil. The Ultimate Fighter – Brasil® features UFC legends Wanderlei Silva and Vitor Belfort as the coaches of the first season, which features both the featherweight (145 lbs) and...

Mar 25, 2012 11:46 am

VIDEO | UFC On FUEL TV: Gustafsson vs Silva Trailer

The UFC makes its debut in Sweden with 5 hours of non-stop action from the Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm. FUEL TV will be on the scene LIVE, streaming the prelims on Facebook and broadcasting the weigh-ins, postfight and prefight shows, plus the main card fights of UFC On FUEL TV: Gustafsson vs Silva. Friday,...

Mar 25, 2012 11:21 am

Mackens Semerzier Released From UFC Contract

Former WEC featherweight turned UFC featherweight Mackens Semerzier has been released from his UFC contract following his most recent UFC defeat. One of many WEC imports Mackens found early success inside the UFC’s Octagon when he dominated “The Ultimate Fighter” Season 12 cast member Alex Caceres and choked him out in the first round. He...

Mar 25, 2012 10:49 am

Jorgensen vs. Wineland Slated For UFC on FX 3

A bantamweight bout between two top contenders has been booked for the UFC’s June show on FX. Both Scott Jorgensen and Eddie Wineland have agreed to square off. UFC on FX 3 is tentatively scheduled for June 8, but a location and venue have yet to be revealed by company officials. Scott once fought for...

Mar 24, 2012 8:58 am

The Ultimate Fighter Brazil Is Set To Air Tomorrow On TUF.TV (11:30pm ET)

The first ever international edition of the UFC’s reality series, “The Ultimate Fighter” is underway and it is set to air live to North American audiences via internet stream located at TUF.TV at 11:30 pm ET. “The Ultimate Fighter Brazil” features UFC middleweight fighters Vitor Belfort and Wanderlei Silva as they coach opposite each other...

Mar 24, 2012 8:47 am

There Was Another Flash KO Last Night On MTV And Here Is The Video

For former American Olympic Judo team member Rick Hawn, the question going into his Season 6 Lightweight Quarterfinal fight with Ricardo Tirloni was how effective he would be in his first trip to 155 pounds. The answer was clear. With both men exchanging early in the opening round, Hawn appeared to be the aggressor as...

Mar 24, 2012 8:35 am

The TRT Debate | Studies Show Repeated Head Trauma Results In Low Testosterone

The Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) debate is one that has been raging on for months, possibly years. Chael Sonnen was suspended for elevated testosterone levels, Nate Marquardt was fired for his use of TRT, Dan Henderson is a TRT advocate and recently “Rampage” Jackson has admitted use. Many chalk it up as past steroid users...

Mar 24, 2012 8:09 am

Hendo’s Striking Coach Identifies Holes In Jon Jones Game

“With his age it’s best to wait for a title shot. He got that chance, which is pretty hard to get, so it’s best to way. There’s no problem… I guess Jon Jones wins this [fight against Evans]. They know each other pretty well, actually, but it won’t change much. Jones is a best striker,...

Mar 24, 2012 7:44 am

Josh Neer vs. Mike Pyle Latest Addition To UFC on FX 3

A welterweight bout has been added to the UFC on FX 3 card in the form of Josh Neer vs. Mike Pyle. UFC on FX 3 is tentatively scheduled for June 8, but a location and venue have yet to be revealed by company officials. Xtreme Couture product, Mike Pyle is currently riding high on...

Mar 24, 2012 7:20 am

UFC on FX 4 Booking | Jim Hettes vs. Steven Siler

UFC officials have announced a featherweight addition to the UFC on FX 4 card headed to New Jersey. Rising prospect Jim Hettes has agreed to face off with “The Ultimate Fighter” vet, Steven Siler. While not yet officially announced by UFC officials, UFC on FX 4 is expected to go down at The Revel Entertainment...

Mar 24, 2012 7:04 am

Easton Injured | Jabouin Now Faces Hougland, Menjivar Steps In Opposite Barao

That injury bug just won’t leave the UFC alone. This time it has hit the UFC on FUEL TV 3 card and forced bantamweight Mike Easton out of his scheduled bout with Yves Jabouin.  In his place comes Jeff Hougland who has originally scheduled to face Renan Barao. With Renan Barao losing his UFC 148...

Mar 24, 2012 6:52 am

International Scene | Cage Warriors snaps up Wilkinson

CAGE WARRIORS is pleased to announce that Aaron Wilkinson has committed his future to the organisation. Wilkinson (8-5-0) has signed a fight-five deal with Cage Warriors, which will begin when he makes his CWFC debut in London in July. The Manchester lightweight was a contestant on Season 12 of The Ultimate Fighter but was defeated...

Mar 24, 2012 6:33 am

Poll Results | Who ya got Jones or Evans?

This week we took to the polls to see who the fan favorite is for next month’s big event between UFC light-heavyweight champion, Jon Jones and Rashad Evans. The two former teammates make headlines nearly every day with their grudge match posturing and as such have turned this fight into a UFC “must watch” event....

Mar 24, 2012 6:23 am

Anthony "Rumble" Johnson Books First Post-UFC Gig | Fights May 25

Joe Kelly, CEO of Titan Fighting Championship, today confirmed that Anthony “Rumble” Johnson will take on former UFC middleweight fighter David Branch in the headlining main event of Titan 22 on Friday May 25 live from Memorial Hall in Kansas City. HDNet will present the main card live starting at 10 p.m. ET. “Anthony Johnson...

Mar 24, 2012 6:15 am

The Ultimate Fighter Live on FX Episode 3 Recap And Cast Reactions

Live episode 3 – “Old School vs New School” – aired Friday evening and saw Team Cruz take a 2-0 lead as number one overall pick – Justin Lawrence – knocked out Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu veteran Cristiano Marcello with a solid left hook at 3:16 of the second round. With the win, Team Cruz selected the...