Archive: ufc news

Mar 16, 2012 8:09 am

Jon Jones | I Can’t Wait To Put Rashad Out Of His Misery

“Jealousy fuels Rashad, to some degree. I think it’s safe to say, yeah, absolutely safe to say. I think it’s very weak emotionally on his part. That’s why I can’t wait for this fight to be over. I have no problem with him. Right now, I have my kids, I have my girl, we have...

Mar 16, 2012 7:51 am

Tim Boetsch | I Want To Be The Guy To Take Anderson Silva’s Title

“Chael showed a strong wrestler does well against him. The only thing that Chael failed to do was damage Anderson throughout the fight, and that’s kind of my specialty. I will deliver a high amount of damage from start to finish, and that would make a huge difference in the outcome of the fight. A...

Mar 15, 2012 2:19 pm

Jorge Masvidal | Nine Out Of 10 Times I Can Beat Gilbert Melendez

“The [broken] hand? Yeah it affected me a bit in the Melendez fight, I’ve had surgery and getting it fixed up now for another fight. I think if I fight Melendez 10 times I win nine, that’s always how I feel…. so yeah it’s a fight I should of won. I want to fight again...

Mar 15, 2012 2:04 pm

Alistair Overeem To Stand Trial In Assault Case March 27 In Vegas

We reported last January that Alistair Overeem had been charged with misdemeanor battery stemming for a New Year’s Eve Party In Las Vegas. The time has come for Overeem to face those charges in a no-jury trial on March 27 in Las Vegas courts. Overeem was never arrested or detained for the charges pending against...

Mar 15, 2012 1:00 pm

Roger Gracie Latest To Join Black House Roster | Moving To Middleweight

More than a month has passed since we first reported the story that Roger Gracie would be moving down a weight class, train with Anderson Silva and move to the UFC. Shortly after our initial report UFC president Dana White denied the Strikeforce acquisition. As it turns out, as reported this afternoon by Ariel Helwani,...

Mar 15, 2012 12:27 pm

Evans On Jones | I Know How To Beat Him, I will Defeat Jon Jones

“I know how to beat him. There are things about his game which he can’t change. The fact that we used to train together gives me a lot of confidence. I know where I need to get to with Jon in order to fight my game. Jon’s a tall guy, I can’t, obviously, fight on...

Mar 15, 2012 11:33 am

Cesar Gracie Wants UFC Fighter For Gilbert Melendez | Still Prefers Penn Or Pettis

“Melendez’s situation is complex right now. We still don’t have an opponent, date or place set. They said he could fight in San Jose but it’ll probably change. They mentioned Josh Thomson but then said it was not going to happen. It depends on the relationship between Dana White (UFC president) and Showtime (TV channel...

Mar 15, 2012 11:24 am

Photo Gallery | Miesha Tate Shows Off Her Arm That Was Nearly Broken

Former Strikeforce bantamweight champion, Miesha Tate, suffered one of the most brutal submission defeats in MMA history just a few short weeks ago. Ronda Rousey was able to capture Strikeforce gold by bending Tate’s arm in half via her famed armbar in the very first round. Many thought it was broken, it looked broken but...

Mar 15, 2012 10:30 am

Roy Nelson Working With Mayweather To Sharpen Boxing Game

“We actually started yesterday. He is a very fun guy. He’s a lot like Mo, but he’s also combative. He is a very nice guy and one thing I can honestly say that I didn’t understand is that this guy has great defense. He’s a very fun guy and he’s entertaining. He loves to have...

Mar 15, 2012 10:14 am

Quick Twitt | Pettis Denies FUEL TV Claims, Not Moving To 145

We ran a report on Tuesday from “UFC Tonight” from Ariel Helwani that sourced the manager of Anthony Pettis stating they are considering a move in division to challenge Jose Aldo for his UFC featherweight title. However, that appears to be false. Read More: UFC 144, Anthony Pettis (News), Benson Henderson (News)

Mar 15, 2012 10:01 am

Fertitta Supports Women’s MMA | Our Matchmakers Will Build It

“I’ve never been against it. You know, me and Dana, although we always go on a common front, we don’t always agree on everything. The reality is, I’m a fan. I was captivated by the [Ronda Rousey vs. Miesha Tate] fight. [I was] blown away by their athleticism and the way they promoted the fight,...

Mar 15, 2012 9:06 am

UFC VETERAN EUGENE “THE WOLF” JACKSON SEES HIS LEGACY LIVE ON IN HIS SONS

As mixed martial arts nears its twenty-year anniversary here in the United States, MMA fans are starting to see second generation competitors enter the ranks of fighters. Right here in the Bay Area, two young fighters are continuing their father’s legacy as they prepare for their likely eventual pro fight debuts. Their quest will continue...

Mar 15, 2012 8:25 am

MMA NEWS | UFC Heavyweight Brendan Schaub Turns Ghosthunter (Video)

UFC Fighter Brendan Schaub joins Zak Bagans, Nick Groff & Aaron Goodwin at the Peabody-Whitehead Mansion in Denver, CO. in hopes to shed some light on the evil entities in order to learn more about the darkness that lies within the walls of this historic location. During the investigation in the basement, it gets personal...

Mar 14, 2012 3:28 pm

Nick Diaz NSAC Appeal Loses Momentum Before It Even Starts

Yesterday we released a story in regards to the Nick Diaz failed marijuana test that cited an official appeal from his attorney that’s calling for the NSAC to take no action against Diaz for the alleged infraction. While releasing their official response directly to the state of Nevada (That can be found by clicking here),...

Mar 14, 2012 3:08 pm

UFC 146 Books Daniel Pineda vs. Mike Brown

A featherweight bout has just been added to the growing UFC 146 fight card set for May in the form of Mike Brown vs. Daniel Pineda. UFC 146 is set to go down on May 26 at Las Vegas Nevada’s MGM Grand Garden Arena. The heavyweight title fighter between Alistair Overeem and Junior Dos Santos...

Mar 14, 2012 2:33 pm

“King Mo” Heads To Vegas For NSAC Hearing On March 27

There’s an old saying that reminds us, ‘out of site out of mind’, but some things don’t go away that easily. For former Strikeforce light-heavyweight champion, Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal, he must now face the music from his failed drug screening for Performance Enhancing Drugs (PED’s) following his most recent professional contest. The former champ...

Mar 14, 2012 2:05 pm

Ian McCall vs. Demetrious Johnson Round 4 Scheduled For June’s TUF Finale

A winner for this bout should have been selected during the UFC on FX 2 fight card that just passed us a few weeks ago. However, the MMA gods didn’t see it that way and due to a scoring error, the original bout that was initially scored for Demetrious Johnson, was eventually ruled a draw...

Mar 14, 2012 1:38 pm

Shaquille O’Neal Accepts Jose Canseco’s Offer To Fight

“I challenged him a long time ago. If he wants it done, he knows where to find me. He can be high off whatever, and I’ll be high off Frosted Flakes.” (Go to page 2 & 3 for each man’s fight highlights in video form.) After nearly a week of on-line harassment from the official...

Mar 14, 2012 1:21 pm

Aldo On Edgar | If He Doesn’t Drop Down, I’ll Have To Go Up

“Having Edgar, a former lightweight champion, would be amazing for the featherweight division, but if he doesn’t come down [to 145 pounds], in the future, I’m going to have to move to lightweight… Edgar thinks he won against Henderson, so he really had to stay in his division and get the rematch. If he comes...

Mar 14, 2012 12:25 pm

They are 1-1 Against Each Other But Who Is The Betting Favorite, Cruz or Faber?

After the two best bantamweight fighters in the world get done with their “Ultimate Fighter Live on FX” coaching gig, they will be locked inside the Octagon once more to determine who is the better Mixed Martial Artist. Urijah Faber and Dominick Cruz have a history that spans the course of more than five years...

Mar 14, 2012 12:10 pm

Anderson Silva | Chael Sonnen Doesn’t Deserve This Rematch

“(What does Chael Sonnen represent for my career?) Nothing! He’s possessed by a demon. That’s the truth. He’s an athlete that failed the drug test, I fought him while injured, and he had problems with the American Justice system. He respects nothing and he didn’t respect our country. What does he represent? Nothing… I respect...