Archive: ufc news

Jan 4, 2012 4:00 am

Tom Callos Training Journal and Announcement of Fire Safety Effort (Video)

Fire and emergency safety IS self-defense. Tom Callos (www.tomcallos.com) offers help to martial arts school owners and teachers, for free, with integrating fire safety education into their programs –for the purpose of saving lives. Tom may be reached at 530-903-0286 or on www.Skype.com at tomcallos.

Jan 3, 2012 2:41 pm

UFC NEWS – Lamas Out Of UFC 143 Bout With Poirier With Injury

Dustin Poirier cannot seem to catch a break. His latest replacement opponent, Ricardo Lamas, has been forced out of their scheduled UFC 143 bout with an undisclosed injury. UFC officials announced the change in card just moments ago. No replacement has been named at this point, but a search is underway for Poirier, who was...

Jan 3, 2012 1:46 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC Adds Wiman vs. Bocek To Return Trip To Montreal

An intriguing lightweight matchup has been added to UFC 145. According to UFC officials, both Matt Wiman and Mark Bocek have agreed to face each other in the UFC’s return trip to Montreal. UFC officials announced the pairing this afternoon. UFC 145 is still yet to be officially announced by UFC officials but it is...

Jan 3, 2012 1:35 pm

UFC NEWS – Hominick vs. Yagin Set For UFC 145

A featherweight bout has been added to the UFC’s return trip to Montreal in the form of Mark Hominick vs. Eddie Yagin. UFC officials announced the matchup just moments ago. UFC 145 is still yet to be officially announced by UFC officials but it is expected to take place on March 25 from the Bell...

Jan 3, 2012 12:14 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC 141 Medical Suspensions Report

The Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) today revealed the list of fighters who have received medical suspensions following their efforts in last weekend’s UFC 141 event. Twelve fighters received mandatory suspensions, four of which could be out up to six months due to injuries suffered while in the cage. UFC 141 took place this past...

Jan 3, 2012 11:30 am

UFC NEWS – Sweden’s First UFC Announces DaMarques Johnson vs. John Maguire on Fuel TV 2

International expansion efforts by the UFC have landed their first event at the Ericsson Global Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. The first fight announced on the card, reported by Heavy.com, will have American fighter, DaMarques Johnson, versus England’s new UFC inductee, John Maguire. The Stockholm, Sweden event will be one of four international venues the UFC...

Jan 3, 2012 7:38 am

UFC NEWS – Thiago Silva Suspension Up, Cleared To Apply For License Again

A year has passed since Thiago Silva destroyed Brandon Vera inside the Octagon at UFC 125. however, after failing a post-fight drug screening requested by the Nevada State Athletic Commission, Silva was suspended from competition for a period of one-year. No drugs of abuse or performance enhancing drugs were found in his system but when...

Jan 2, 2012 12:30 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC on FX 2 Books UFC Newcomers Shawn Jordan And Oli Thompson.

A heavyweight battle between promotional newcomers is set to go down this March when the UFC returns to Australia for their UFC on FX 2 show. BJPENN.COM confirmed with sources close to the situation that both Shawn Jordan and Oli Thompson have agreed to square off in preliminary card action. UFC on FX 2 is...

Jan 2, 2012 12:15 pm

UFC NEWS – Dennis Siver Planning Drop To Featherweight

UFC lightweight fighter, Dennis Siver, is reportedly making plans to leave his divisional home of lightweight to try and make a run in the UFC”s featherweight division. The German striker made a huge impact in the UFC’s lightweight division when he took out title contender George Sotiropoulos in route to a four-fight win streak. However,...

Jan 2, 2012 12:00 pm

UFC NEWS – Bout Order Set For “UFC 144: Edgar vs. Henderson”

UFC officials have finalized their fight card for the promotions return trip to Japan in February. A 24-main lineup will be featured in the land of the rising sun making up 12 official bouts. UFC 144 is set to go down on February 26 live from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. As of...

Jan 2, 2012 8:33 am

UFC NEWS – Easton vs. Stone Booked Added To UFC on FX 1

A bantamweight bout has been added to the main card of the UFC’s first ever live event on Fox affiliate station, FX. UFC on FX 1 is set to take place from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee on January 20. A lightweight bout between Melvin Guillard and Jim Miller will serve as the evening’s...

Jan 2, 2012 5:15 am

UFC NEWS – Noke vs. Hamman Expected For UFC on FOX 2

A middleweight contest between Kyle Noke and Jared Hamman is expected to go down in the UFC’s return trip to March set for Australia. Noke announced the news, but UFC officials have yet to confirm the bout. UFC on FX 2 is set to feature a main event welterweight bout between Martin Kampmann and Thiago...

Jan 2, 2012 4:30 am

UFC NEWS – Dos Santos Excited For A Stand Up War Against Overeem

“It’s going to be really, really good for the fans. Because he’s a striker (and) I’m a striker, it’s going to be a stand-up battle. … He’s pretty good at using his kicks, his knees, his punches. But I believe so much in my boxing.” UFC heavyweight champion, Junior Dos Santos, tells USA Today that...

Jan 2, 2012 4:15 am

MMA NEWS – Bobby Green Out OF This Weekends Strikeforce Card With Injury

Lightweight fighter, Bobby Green, has been forced out of his scheduled bout with Alonzo Martinez this weekend with an undisclosed injury. Strikeforce officials announced the change in card yesterday afternoon but did not give word on a replacement opponent for Martinez. “Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine” is set to go down on January 7 from The...