Archive: ufc news

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...

Mar 14, 2012 10:52 am

UFC 146 | Struve vs. Hunt Expected As Pay-Per-View Opener In All Heavyweight Line Up

A “Big” card is an understatement if you were to use the adjective to describe the pay-per-view portion of UFC 146. As recently announced by UFC officials, the entirety of the UFC 146 PPV card will feature nothing but heavyweights. The latest addition to the lineup is a previously unannounced bout between Stefan Struve and...

Mar 14, 2012 10:33 am

Belcher Would Like To Submit Palhares At UFC on FOX 3

“I’m not going to force a grappling match. I’m much better striking than him. Faster, longer, better boxing, better kicking. So I’m going to be smart, but when it comes to a grappling situation, it’s a natural action. I can choke anybody. I can take their back, choke them, I have a bunch of really...

Mar 14, 2012 10:03 am

Quick Twitt | Demian Maia Announces Drop To 170 Pound Division

Former middleweight number one contender, Demian Maia just announced his intentions to drop a weight class and try out the UFC’s welterweight division. No word on who his first opponent will be or when he will make the appearance at 170 pounds, but after coming off a UFC on FOX 2 loss to Chris Weidman...

Mar 14, 2012 9:50 am

Only UFC Loss To Condit Haunting For Jake Ellenberger

“It’s something that keeps me up at night. The first fight, I took the fight on two weeks-notice. I’m going to be honest, that’s the fight that really keeps me up at night. It makes me want to work harder and motivates me. To see where he’s at, I know I can beat him.” While...

Mar 14, 2012 9:41 am

International Scene | Hayes Predicts First Round KO At Cage Warriors 4

MIKE ‘300’ HAYES believes he’ll stop Andreas Kraniotakes in the first round of their bout at Fight Night 4 on Friday to take the vacant CWFC heavyweight title. The pair clash in the main event at the Dubai World Trade Centre on another stacked card that features eight professional bouts, which will be preceded by...

Mar 14, 2012 9:28 am

Quick Twitt | Jose Canseco Still Wants MMA Fight With Shaq

Former MLB MVP and one-time MMA fighter, Jose Canseco, is continuing his twitter campaign to call at basketball great Shaquille O’neal for an MMA fight. Read More: Celebrities in MMA, Jose Canseco (News), Mixed Martial Arts Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Mar 14, 2012 8:48 am

Carlos Condit Determined To Wait All Year To Fight GSP If Needed

“The UFC I think is looking at it from a business standpoint. They want to see the bigger fight, and basically the biggest fight is me versus Georges St-Pierre. That’s basically the sentiment I’ve gotten from Dana and some of the other UFC brass. I would love to fight some of these guys. There are...

Mar 14, 2012 8:33 am

Video | Jim Miller UFC on Fox 3 Blog

Take an inside look at UFC Fighter Jim Miller preparing for his headline bout with Nate Diaz at the UFC on FOX 3, May 5th, 2012. Jim, Charlie ‘the Spaniard’ Brenneman, and Manager/Promoter Mike Constantino discuss how his training is progressing. Read More: Jim Miller (News), Nate Diaz (News}, UFC on Fox 3 Share Tweet...

Mar 13, 2012 7:05 pm

Rampage Jackson Will Fight “Shogun” Rua In Farewell Bout

Just as we announced earlier this afternoon, the UFC has announced their future plans for Quinton “Rampage” Jackson. It’s not an immediate release like he has been campaigning for, but the UFC has agreed to release “Rampage” Jackson after his last contracted bout. To send off the former champion will be none other than fellow...

Mar 13, 2012 4:31 pm

UFC To Announce Rampage Jackson’s Future Tonight On FUEL TV?

Just a quick note: So, according to “RUMOR”, the UFC is prepared to announce their future plans for Quinton “Rampage” Jackson tonight on their weekly news show live on FUEL TV tonight. For the past week, maybe two, Rampage Jackson has been publicly expressing himself through interviews and social media of his disgust for his...

Mar 13, 2012 4:09 pm

Anthony Pettis Contemplating Drop In Weight To Challenge Jose Aldo

“I spoke to Anthony’s manager just a few hours ago and he told me that he was really disappointed, but he respects the decision. He would consider going down to 145 to fight Aldo. This is definitely something to monitor.” While on the UFC on FUEL TV “UFC Tonight” program, Fuel reporter, Ariel Helwani, divulged...

Mar 13, 2012 3:56 pm

Video | Eddie Alvarez Documentary "No Plan B" Preview

Eddie Alvarez Official Documentary “No Plan B” trailer. Featuring, Bernard Hopkins, Frankie Edgar, Stephen Haigh, Ricardo Almeida, and Moses Mosley.   Read More: Shinya Aoki (News), Eddie Alvarez (News), Bellator Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Mar 13, 2012 3:51 pm

UFC On FUEL TV 3 Books Pokrajac vs. Maldonado

The UFC has made good on finding a UFC on FUEL TV 3 replacement opponent for Igor Pokrajac. Originally set to welcome back Thiago Silva, Pokrajac was forced on the sidelines when Silva got bumped to the main event slot as a replacement for “Lil Nog” in Sweden. However the UFC has now booked a...

Mar 13, 2012 12:59 pm

Ronda Rousey Responds To Tate | She’s Dumb If She Thinks She Was Winning

“I don’t think there’s any way she could argue that she was winning that fight at all. If you just look at the striking stats, I landed 43 strikes and she landed 11. If you look at the actual damage, she was bruised up on her leg and her face, not to mention her arm....

Mar 13, 2012 11:51 am

Teammate vs. Teammate? How About Dana vs. Lorenzo, Says Anderson Silva

“(Dana saying that teammates should fight each other), It’s funny to say that, right? If that was the case, I would like to ask him if he’d like to split the UFC with Lorenzo, each would have their own show fighting for audience and sponsorship and everything else that involves their business. They’re friends, partners…...