Archive: ufc news

Jan 22, 2013 5:41 pm

BJPenn.Com Exclusive: Mike Ricci vs. Colin Fletcher at UFC 158

  BJPenn.Com has learned that the UFC has added an exciting lightweight bout to their already stacked UFC 158 card that will take place on March 16 at The Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Two recent Ultimate Fighter finalists will meet as Montreal native Mike Ricci will take on Colin Fletcher. Ricci competed as...

Jan 22, 2013 11:23 am

Rashad Evans:’I do believe I can beat Anderson Silva’ | UFC NEWS

“It would be a lifestyle change, not just prefight stuff. The whole diet year-round would have to change. Naturally, my body goes to like 235 when I’m not consistently training. I’d have to change everything about my diet on a daily basis. If the opportunity were available, I would do so. One reason why I...

Jan 22, 2013 11:17 am

Mike Goldberg Explains Reason For UFC Absence, Kills Drug Related Rumors | UFC NEWS

“I ended up coming home from Brazil with a virus, an upper respiratory infection, I ended up being hospitalized a couple times for it, just because they were making sure they could get my lungs open,” Goldberg said. “And just the complications of, I’m an asthmatic, I have been since high school, the complications with...

Jan 22, 2013 10:50 am

Overeem No Longer Interested In Self Imposed Drug Testing | UFC NEWS

Alistair Overeem jumped through hoops to prove he was worthy of a Nevada State fighting license. So much so that he imposed an aggressive, self imposed drug testing campaign to prove his body mass is not the result of banned substances. However, now that those questions have been answered, passed all his tests and received...

Jan 22, 2013 10:13 am

Akira Corassani vs. Robbie Peralta set for UFC on FUEL TV 9 | UFC News

A previously reported featherweight bout between Akira Corassani (10-3 MMA, 1-0 UFC) and Robbie Peralta (16-3 MMA, 2-0 UFC) has now been mafe official for the UFC on FUEL TV 9 event in Stockholm, Sweeden. Corassani, who was a semifinalist on Season 14 of “The Ultimate Fighter,” made his official UFC debut this past September against Andy Ogle at UFC...

Jan 22, 2013 9:57 am

Report: Mitch Gagnon vs. Issei Tamura Set For UFC 158 | UFC NEWS

Another Canadian fighter has reportedly been booked for the UFC’s return trip to Montreal. Canada’s Mitch Gagnon is now set to square off with Japan’s Issei Tamura in a bout that will likely be featured on the UFC 158 preliminary card. Top Canadian journalist, Joe Ferraro, also known as “Showdown Joe” broke the news via...

Jan 21, 2013 12:18 pm

Exclusive: Erik Koch Ready To Do What Needs To Be Done To Get Title Shot Back | UFC NEWS

BJPENN.com’s FIST-ta-CUFF radio talks to Erik Koch before he faces Ricardo Lamas on January 26, 2013 at UFC on Fox 6.  Koch was expected to face José Aldo for the UFC Featherweight Championship on July 21, 2012, at UFC 149.  However, Aldo was forced out of the bout citing an injury and the bout was postponed.  Koch was expected to face José Aldo on October...

Jan 21, 2013 12:03 pm

Vinny Magalhaes Is Sick Of “Internet Warriors” | UFC NEWS

Very few things irritate me more than fans trying to be “wanna be tough guys”, “internet warriors”, or whatever variations we have to describe these type of people… Fans are definitely entitled to give their opinion about this or that fighter, they’re definitely entitled to ‘think’ that this guy is better than that other guy...