Archive: ufc news

Mar 20, 2012 1:25 pm

Ebersole Fires Back At Fellow Welterweight Koscheck For His Harsh Words Towards AKA

“Josh came out to AKA in 2004, but he didn’t come straight out to live in San Jose. He immediately settled into Fresno, where our manager lived in a mansion, had a private jet, and set Josh up with a cozy income-earning position coaching wrestling, privately, to groups of school-kids. Being AKA’s first All-American wrestler,...

Mar 20, 2012 12:44 pm

Munoz Surprised Boetsch Got The Fight He Wanted Against Bisping

“It was surprising to me. I thought we were on a collision course. I know there are a lot of people in the general public that wanted us to fight. I would have loved to fight Bisping just because he’s a bigger name and I match up well with him. But hey, he’s fighting Boetsch...

Mar 20, 2012 11:42 am

Photo Gallery | Pop Superstar Justin Bieber Goes MMA, Gets Bloody And Bruised

The 18-year-old pop star is on the cover of Complex magazine’s April issue and the photo shoot features the singer in various stages of brutal battle within a ring. Bieber’s third studio effort ‘Believe’ is due to be released sometime in 2012. – Dailyblam.com Check out “The Bieb’s” Full MMA Inspired Photo Shoot on the...


Mar 20, 2012 11:04 am

VIDEO | Inside Champ Dominick's UFC Camp – Las Vegas

Follow UFC Bantamweight World Champion Dominick Cruz into his training camp in Las Vegas, NV for a little preview of his routine and a look at his team. Read More: The Ultimate Fighter (News), UFC, MMA

Mar 20, 2012 10:43 am

Jon Jones Blog | Evan's Doesn't Have My Number

By Jon Jones: A year ago today, aged 23, I became the youngest ever UFC world champion and my life changed. On April 21, I make the third defense of my title. I will be competing against a former UFC champion I know very well, Rashad Evans, in Atlanta. My opponent and I used to...

Mar 20, 2012 10:43 am

Rousey Eyes New Challengers In Kaufman, McMann & “Cyborg”

“There’s already that story background between me and Sarah Kaufman, and how everyone thinks she should have got the title shot and this fight needs to happen. And whenever Cris Cyborg comes back, that fight would be great to happen, and then there’s other girls like Sara McMann, who is an Olympic medalist in wrestling,...

Mar 20, 2012 10:42 am

"TUF LIVE's" Justin Lawrence Talks About This Friday's Fight On FX

On Friday, March 23, in the third episode of The Ultimate Fighter Live reality show on FX, Villa Ridge, Missouri native Justin Lawrence (4-0 in his pro mixed martial arts career) will take on Brazilian veteran Cristiano Marcello (13-3) of Curitiba, as they continue their quest to be the next Ultimate Fighter and receive a...

Mar 20, 2012 10:42 am

Benson Henderson | I’m Not Cocky, My Job Is to Beat People Up

“I definitely don’t want to get too far ahead of myself. People seem to think that I’m arrogant or cocky, and I don’t want to come across like that. I’ve said it from the very beginning that I want to be the best fighter and I want to fight and beat everybody. It’s not me...

Mar 20, 2012 9:04 am

Cesar Gracie Thinks Nate Diaz Should Fight For UFC Title

“I guess it’s going to be a good fight. Nate Diaz is one of the most exciting fighters in the UFC and Jim Miller is a good obstacle to overcome. He has good Wrestling skills and heavy hands, he’s strong. We’re not underestimating him, but I guess Nate is better than him both on the...

Mar 20, 2012 8:56 am

Pearson Doesn’t Want TUF 15 Responsibilities To Stop Fighting Progress

“The show won’t stop me fighting. I’m training every day and just waiting for the call from the UFC. If the UFC wants to wait to see the how the season plays out, fair enough. But I’m fit, I’m healthy and I’m in good shape. My weight is down and I’m feeling good. I’m good...

Mar 20, 2012 8:22 am

Interntational Scene | Overeem Set To Make His Debut at the MMA Weekender at SENI

Alistair Overeem, one of the world’s leading UFC athletes will make his debut at the MMA Weekender at SENI, the biggest combat sports expo on the planet. Currently ranked #3 heavyweight mixed marital artist in the world, he will join the likes of UFC Hall of Famer Royce Gracie and the UK’s very own Michael...

Mar 20, 2012 8:14 am

Tito Ortiz Confirms Date For Griffin Rubber Match & Final UFC Bout

We reported last month that the UFC was looking at sending Tito Ortiz off with a rubber match against Forrest Griffin as he had requested. It now looks like that fight has been booked and they have scheduled it for UFC 148 in Las Vegas. UFC 148 is expected to go down on July 7...

Mar 20, 2012 8:03 am

UFC on FX 4: Maynard vs. Guida Venue Set

Yesterday we announced the UFC on FX 4 headlining bout between Gray Maynard and Clay Guida, however at the time of the report, all we had was a city and date. According to a report coming out of pressofatlanticcity.com, the UFC has secured the 2.4 billion dollar resort of Revel, and their 5,500-seat entertainment arena...

Mar 20, 2012 7:52 am

Ronda Rousey Talks About Fighting Tate's Boyfriend & Other Men

“I just said that I could beat up her and boyfriend in the same day, which, he’s just some average, to below average MMA guy and I’m, like, the women’s world champion. It would be expected that I’d be able to beat the average MMA guy in my weight class, right? Is that such an...

Mar 19, 2012 4:35 pm

Check Out This Official Trailer For Cung Le's Latest Movie! (Video)

St. Jude Square is a neighborhood living in fear as dueling drug gangs and corrupt police terrorize the streets… until hope arrives in Hong (CUNG LE – FIGHTING, TEKKEN, PANDORUM ), a mysterious stranger who after release from prison decides to take a stand and fight back. Using his unparalleled martial arts skills and calling...

Mar 19, 2012 4:03 pm

The Ultimate Fighter Live On FX Episode 2 Ratings Report

Ratings for the second installment of “The Ultimate Fighter” Live on FX are in and they are down slightly from the debut. UFC president Dana White marketed the second episode as the most emotional TUF he had ever filmed, but that didn’t do anything to persuade more viewers into tuning in. According to the official...

Mar 19, 2012 1:48 pm

Chael Sonnen Has a Book Coming Out And Here's How He Describes It

“Presence. Tenacity. Insight. Omniscience. No need to look these words up. They are defined by yours truly. Who am I? I’m the one who needs no introduction, the walking thesaurus, the UFC’s most infamous and feared destroyer of men. I am Chael P. Sonnen, and you want to be just like me. It’s your lucky...

Mar 19, 2012 10:50 am

UFC 148 Stacking Up | Renan Barao vs. Jeff Hougland Added

A bantamweight bout has just been added to the fast growing UFC 148 card in the form of Renan Barao vs. Jeff Hougland. UFC officials just confirmed the fight moments ago. Barao and Hougland join the likes of Franklin vs. Le and Bisping vs. Boetsch who have all been added to the card in the...

Mar 19, 2012 10:16 am

Michael Bisping vs. Tim Boetsch Added To UFC 148

A middleweight bout with serious implications in the rankings has just been added to the UFC’s 4th of July weekend show in the form of Michael Bisping vs. Tim Boetsch. UFC officials took to twitter just moments ago with the announcement. UFC 148 is expected to go down on July 7 from the MGM Grand...

Mar 19, 2012 9:39 am

Five Fight Main Card Set For UFC on FUEL TV 3

The UFC has put together and finalized a five-fight main card for their third trip to FUEL TV. UFC on FUEL TV 3 is set to take place from the Patriot Center in Fairfax, VA on May 15. A featherweight bout between Dustin Poirier and Chang Sung Jung headlines the event. The main event will...

Mar 19, 2012 8:46 am

Hendo Refutes White’s Claim | Has No Desire To Fight Chael Sonnen

“Chael lives up in Oregon but I know him real well. He was with me and Randy [Couture] when we first started our team. I don’t have any real desire to fight at middleweight. The only guy I’d cut weight for is Anderson Silva, win or lose that could still happen. But it’s not high...