Archive: ufc news

Mar 9, 2012 10:08 am

MMA NEWS | King Mo Picking Rashad Evans Over Jon Jones

“Bolt got beat by Tyson Gay last year in the 100-meter dash and Usain Bolt was unbeatable at the 100-meter dash at one point. I saw the great Kobayashi get beat by Joey Chestnut at the hot dog eating contest. I saw Aleksandr Karelin get beat by Rulon Gardner. I saw Mike Tyson get defeated...

Mar 9, 2012 9:52 am

UFC on FUEL TV 2 Main Card Set With Six-Bouts

A six-fight main card is set and official for the UFC’s second trip to FUEL TV for a “Fight Night” card. UFC on FUEL TV 2 is set to take place on April 14 from the Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. In the main event Thiago Silva will return from his yearlong suspension against...

Mar 9, 2012 9:39 am

Edgar Not Opposed To Going Down To 145, But Jose Aldo Is A Big Problem

“I got nothin’ against 145 (pounds). Will I make it there one day? Probably. You know? That’s the truth. But, I just don’t wanna go out on these terms. I felt like the fight was too close for me to just be like, ‘Alright, I’m going down to 45,’ you know? You know, the reality...


Mar 9, 2012 9:28 am

Tim Boetsch Has An Agenda That Includes A Fight With Michael Bisping

“I’ve done interviews where they’ll say I’m known for being a grinder, wearing people out, and I’ve had to remind them that sure, my last two wins at middleweight went to decision, but before that I won most of my fights by TKO and finishing guys. This isn’t anything new, my power certainly hasn’t gone...

Mar 8, 2012 1:30 pm

MMA NEWS | Fight Photo Of The Week | The Submission Of Tate

Strikeforce bantamweight champion,Ronda Rousey, made the world cringe last weekend when she snapped Miesha Tate‘s arm in two to win the Strikeforce title. Read More: Miesha Tate (News), Ronda Rousey (News), Strikeforce

Mar 8, 2012 12:19 pm

MMA NEWS | Benson Henderson Just Got Submitted In Grappling Tournament (Video)

UFC lightweight champion, Benson Henderson, wasted little time getting back into competition following his UFC 144 title win over Frankie Edgar. In this video we see Benson competing against Daniel Grippaudo at the 7th Arizona International Open in Phoenix, Arizona. Benson has never been submitted in an MMA match and while BJJ is vastly different...

Mar 8, 2012 12:07 pm

MMA NEWS | Respecting His Lineage | Nate Diaz Wants No Part Of Edgar Fight

“I’m pretty sure, like, I’m not really big on fighting Frankie (Edgar), you know? Frankie came down to train with me and he represents Renzo Gracie and Ricardo Almeida, I train with Cesar (Gracie) so, I really don’t want no part of that fight. I’m mostly interested in fighting people I don’t know. “ The...

Mar 8, 2012 11:53 am

MMA NEWS | Faber Has No Issue With Coaching Dakota Cochrane | Warns Cast

“I’m interested to see where his head’s at with the whole thing. That will be a big deciding factor on how everyone else deals with it. It’s going to come up, there’s no doubt about that. It’s not a subject that just gets looked over. If these guys want to make fun of him or...

Mar 8, 2012 10:08 am

MMA NEWS | Josh Koscheck Speaks Harshly About AKA Coaching Staff | Video

“I think the reason why everybody is so successful at the gym, over there in San Jose, is because of the training partners. I really truly believe that the training partners is why guys have fought for world titles and guys have been UFC champions like Cain, was because of the training partners. I think...

Mar 8, 2012 10:00 am

MMA NEWS | Bellator Champ Hector Lombard To The UFC?

UFC president Dana White recently took to the UFC on FX 2 post-fight media scrum to discuss many topics, one of which being Australian Native and Bellator middleweight champion, Hector Lombard. “I guess he’s pretty popular down here. I’ve been hearing all about him since I’ve been here. I hear he’s under contract though with...

Mar 8, 2012 9:06 am

MMA NEWS | Pat Barry Not Opposed To Turning Wrestler On FOX 3 (Video)

“The plan is no (wrestling) but I’m not saying I’m completely against it. If he punches me in the head hard enough, you will see a wrestler jump out of me somewhere. The plan is not to go to the ground, it’s to avoid it. Me, as a fan, I would rather see two guys...

Mar 7, 2012 1:17 pm

Cain Velasquez vs. Frank Mir Set For UFC 146; Winner To Receive A Title Fight

“Verbal agreements are in for a No. 1 contender match between former UFC world heavyweight champions Frank Mir and Cain Velasquez at UFC 146, May 26 in Las Vegas,” UFC president Dana White said. The heavyweights will be out in full force at UFC 146, as former UFC heavyweight champions, Cain Velasquez and Frank Mir...

Mar 7, 2012 12:38 pm

Roy Nelson vs. Antonio Silva Slated For UFC 146

A heavyweight fight featuring Roy “Big Country” Nelson, and Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva, has been agreed to for UFC 146. UFC officials made the announcement today via their Twitter account. Roy Nelson is coming off a unanimous decision loss to former Strikeforce heavyweight, Fabricio Werdum at UFC 143. The loss put Nelson’s octagon record at 3-3, so...

Mar 7, 2012 12:21 pm

Dana White Says "Dirty Gangsters" Are Keeping MMA Out Of New York

“Why hasn’t it happened? It’s a lot of political crap. The union out in Las Vegas is the reason it hasn’t happened as funny as that sounds. It has nothing to do with MMA or the UFC, it has to do with the union. My partners, the Fertitta brothers, own the fourth largest gaming company...

Mar 7, 2012 12:19 pm

Fedor Wants In The UFC

“I can tell you the timing of my next bout right now,” said Emelianenko. “It’s going to be June or July.” Fedor further stated, “Of course, I want to compete at home, in front of my countrymen,” “But at the moment, the strongest and most respected MMA organization is situated in America. It’s the UFC....

Mar 7, 2012 11:00 am

Video | Nate Diaz Says His Brother Nick Will Likely Stay Retired

“Triathlon season is starting so he’s just training, getting in shape for that. [He’s] concentrating on being in shape, being healthy, helping me out and coaching me for my fights. Right now, I don’t think [we’ll ever see him back]. He’s just big on, like I said, just being healthy and staying in shape and...

Mar 7, 2012 10:40 am

Video | Chael Sonnen Apologizes To Anderson Silva For All The Harsh Words

Then he immediately takes it back… “I’ve taken the time to write Anderson Silva a letter. ‘UFC Tonight’ has afforded me a few moments to share it with him. I wrote this myself. Anderson, over the last several months, I’ve disparaged your name in an attempt to garner respect and attention for my own. That...

Mar 7, 2012 10:20 am

Don’t Call Jon Jones “Cocky”, It Really Hurts His Feelings

“When I was, like, 20 years old, I had this voice-mail message that said, ‘Hi, this is Jon Bones Jones, the light heavyweight champ.’ I was speaking it into existence and carrying myself like I was the champion way before I was even in the UFC. It’s crazy that it all played out. I want...