Archive: ufc news

Jan 18, 2013 1:19 pm

9 Fighters Released by the UFC | UFC News

It appears that the UFC was forced to make some room on their current roster in order to accomodate their new Strikeforce imports, as 9 fighters were released by the promotion today. The recently axed fighters are as follows: Chad Griggs: Griggs sported an impressive 11-1 record when he made his octagon debut back at...

Jan 18, 2013 10:50 am

UFC on FX 7 Weigh-In Results | UFC NEWS

Today’s official UFC on FX 7 Weigh-in ceremony took place from the Ibirapuera Gymnasium in Sao Paulo, Brazil. All but one fighter made the contracted weight for tomorrow night’s event on FX television. Check out the full results below: MAIN CARD: (FX) Vitor Belfort (185) vs. Michael Bisping (186) C.B. Dollaway (186) vs. Daniel Sarafian...

Jan 18, 2013 9:55 am

UFC on FX 7 Main Card Predictions by Chris Taylor | UFC News

Event: UFC on FX 7 – Belfort vs. Bisping Date: January 19, 2013 Location: Sao Paulo, Brazil Venue: Ibirapuera Gymnasium Broadcast: FX, FUEL TV, Facebook My predictions for the four main card fights are as follows: Michael Bisping vs. Vitor Belfort The main event of the evening should result in an incredible fight. That said,...

Jan 18, 2013 7:26 am

Rashad Evans: Jones is so good because he has little fear | UFC News

Jon “Bones” Jones (17-1 MMA, 11-1 UFC) will attempt to defend his UFC light heavyweight championship for a fifth time this April when he takes on Chael Sonnen (27-12-1 MMA, 6-5 UFC) at UFC 159. Jones seems poised to cement himself as one of the greatest fighters of all time and is currently working on one of the...

Jan 17, 2013 2:45 pm

9 Bouts Official For UFC 158: GSP vs. Diaz | UFC NEWS

UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre has posted an impressive 10-fight win streak during his reign atop the 170-pound division. On Saturday, March 16, he will look to extend that streak by one more as he steps back into the Octagon in his hometown to face former STRIKEFORCE® champion Nick Diaz at Montreal’s Bell Centre. On...

Jan 17, 2013 10:15 am

Jon Jones: ‘Little moments’ bringing Dana & I closer’

“Well, being in this business you learn to have tough skin and not take everything so personal. It is whatever. Dana says things and he says whatever is coming to his head and you can’t blame him for it. Maybe sometimes I say diva-ish things, maybe I don’t, maybe we just always don’t agree to...

Jan 17, 2013 10:12 am

Josh Barnett’s profile has been added to UFC.com | UFC News

A sign of things to come? Or a tease from the world’s top mixed martial arts promotion? Either way, former Strikeforce heavyweight Josh Barnett (31-6 MMA, 3-1 SF) is now listed as a fighter on UFC.com. “The Warmaster” is still considered to be one of the top ten heavyweights in the world. He holds notable wins...

Jan 17, 2013 8:12 am

Jon Jones tells Cormier to quit talking and make the drop | UFC News

Last weekend, after defeating Dion Staring at Strikeforce’s final event, Daniel Cormier called out UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones during his post-fight interview. Jones, who has voiced his respect for “DC’s” abilities, says he wants Cormier to quit talking about a drop to the 205-pound division and be like Nike and “Just do...

Jan 16, 2013 8:00 am

UFC Names 20 Stikeforce Fighters Who Are Headed To The Octagon | UFC NEWS

20 Strikeforce fighters have been named as newly signed UFC fighters. The news comes way of last nights UFC on FUEL TV’s “UFC Tonight”. While many names on the Strikeforce roster are not present on the announcement, such as the likes of Josh Barnett amongst others, the current list of imports is an impressive starting...

Jan 16, 2013 7:30 am

Chael Sonnen Joins UFC Tonight Cast | UFC NEWS

Two-time UFC middleweight title challenger, TUF Coach and current UFC light-heavyweight number one contender, Chael P. Sonnen announced yesterday evening during the UFC’s “UFC Tonight” on Fuel TV that he has inked a deal with the show to become part of the broadcasting team. “I was offered 60 MINUTES, THE TODAY SHOW, THE TONIGHT SHOW,...