Archive: ufc news

Mar 1, 2012 4:24 pm

“The Ultimate Fighter 15: Cruz vs. Faber” Preview Show Airs Tonight On FUEL TV.

Tonight on FUEL TV at 11:30pm ET (8:30 PT) a thirty-minute preview show hosted by UFC president Dana White will air in anticipation of next week’s “TUF season 15” debut on FX. During the 30-minute broadcast UFC president Dana White takes viewers through the history of The Ultimate Fighting Championship all the way back from...

Mar 1, 2012 4:07 pm

Aoki vs. Alvarez II Official For April 20

Even off the heels of losing his title, Bellator promotional favorite Eddie Alvarez still gets to face one of the world’s best lightweights, Shinya Aoki, in a shot to earn redemption from his 2008 loss to the Japanese superstar. The bout is now confirmed to go down at Bellator 66 on April 20th. Three and...

Mar 1, 2012 2:57 pm

UFC on FX 2 Coverage | Main Card Fighters Discuss Fight Night (*Flash Quotes)

The second UFC On FX event emanates live from Sydney, Australia, on Friday night. The explosive night of Friday night fights features an expected war between two top welterweights as well as the two semi-final bouts in the UFC flyweight title tournament. The four best 125-pound fighters in the world will battle it out in...

Mar 1, 2012 2:43 pm

VIDEO | UFC STANDOUT DUSTIN "THE DIAMOND" POIRIER DAZZLES IN NEW MMA DOCUMENTARY

Deep in the heart of Louisiana, far from mixed martial arts’ highest stage, a group of young athletes train and compete in the proving grounds of MMA. Filmed over two years, FIGHTVILLE, a groundbreaking documentary, follows the lives of several fighters including breakout UFC star Dustin “The Diamond” Poirier and his mentor UFC veteran “Crazy”...

Mar 1, 2012 2:22 pm

Quick Twitt | Rampage Responds To Derogatory Dan Henderson "Tweets"

Earlier in the week we published the comments made by Dan Henderson while observing the Rampage vs. Bader fight at UFC 144. If you missed our prior run check it out HERE. The comments made by “Hendo” obviously caught the attention of the former UFC champion and as such he responded with the following: Quinton...

Mar 1, 2012 2:09 pm

Ronda Rousey Talks About Beating Up And Hustling Guys For Money!

“The only time I fight is with guys. When I was in sixth grade, some kid tried to take my lunch money or something, and I threw him onto the concrete and burst the back of his head open. He had to go to the emergency room, and I got community service for that. I...

Mar 1, 2012 1:15 pm

Photo's | Arianny Celeste And Joseph Benavidez Visit Australian Zoo

UFC Octagon girl, Arianny Celeste and UFC flyweight fighter, Joseph Benavidez took to an Australian Wildlife park during this week’s downtime. The two will be seen tomorrow night during the UFC on FX 2 broadcast. Arianny will be featured in her usual ring girl gig and Joe will try to take out his first round...

Mar 1, 2012 1:00 pm

UFC on FUEL TV 3 Adds Two More Bouts

A lightweight and bantamweight have been added to the UFC on Fuel TV 3 card as announced by UFC officials just yesterday. Lightweights Kamal Shalorus and Rafael Dos Anjos have agreed to face off as have bantamweights Azamat Gashimov and Alex Soto. UFC on FUEL 3 is set to take place from the Patriot Center...

Mar 1, 2012 10:47 am

Report | UFC 144 Medical Suspensions | Henderson Out Up To Six-Months

UFC 144 took place last Saturday night from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. In the main event the UFC’s lightweight title changed hands when Benson Henderson outpointed Frankie Edgar over the course of five-rounds to earn a unanimous decision victory on the judges’ scorecards. According to a report on Mixedmartialarts.com the UFC department...

Mar 1, 2012 10:30 am

Watch Tonight's UFC on FX 2 Weigh-Ins Live On BJPENN.COM (10pm ET)

Today the UFC is holding thier UFC on FX 2: Kampmann vs. Alves official weigh-ins ceremony live from the Sydney Allphones Arena UFC on FX 2 is slated to go down this Friday from Sydney, Australia’s AllPhones Arena and in the main event we will see a welterweight showdown between Martin Kampmann and Thiago Alves....

Mar 1, 2012 10:03 am

Rampage Jackson Admits To Using Testosterone (TRT) Prior To Bader Fight

“I almost pulled out but then I went to see the doctor and he told me to talk to an age-management doctor. So I went and talked to them and they tested me and said my testosterone was low; they prescribed me testosterone, to bring my testosterone levels back up to levels where I can...

Mar 1, 2012 8:43 am

Tate on Rousey | “I don’t respect her at all”

“Not only am I not a fan, I cannot stand the girl. She is full of it. I think she runs her mouth way too much. She says things that just make her look absolutely ridiculous and I think she gives women’s MMA a bad name. I don’t think she’s good representation or a good...

Mar 1, 2012 8:34 am

Photo Gallery | Yesterday Was Officially Carlos Condit Day In Albuquerque

February 29, 2012 has officially been declared as Carlos Condit Day in Albuquerque, N.M., the hometown and residence of UFC Interim Welterweight Champion Carlos Condit. The day was celebrated in front of local media at the new Jackson’s Martial Arts and Fitness with a proclamation from Albuquerque Mayor Richard Berry. Condit was also honored in...

Mar 1, 2012 8:06 am

UFC on FX 2 Coverage | Kampmann vs. Alves Preview (Video)

UFC on FX 2 is slated to go down this Friday from Sydney, Australia’s AllPhones Arena and in the main event we will see a welterweight showdown between Martin Kampmann and Thiago Alves. Also on the card will be the first round of the UFC’s Flyweight tournament. Read More: Thiago Alves (News), Martin Kampman (News),...

Feb 29, 2012 1:54 pm

Edgar Not Moving To 145 | “I’m Saying It Loud, I Want My Rematch”

“I’m saying it, and I’m saying it loud: I want my rematch. I’m not going to have these antics or play these games. I’m telling you want I want. This is what I want. I think it’s fair. I think the fans want to see it. It was fight of the night. Listen, even if...

Feb 29, 2012 1:34 pm

International Scene | Magnificent seven sign with Cage Warriors

CAGE WARRIORS has added seven more top class fighters to its roster on multi-fight deals. Mats Nilsson, Matteus Lahdesmaki, Diego Gonzalez, Brett Bassett, John Michael Sheil, Pavel Kusch and Vladimir Katyhin have all committed to fighting exclusively for the organisation for the foreseeable future. Nilsson (8-1-1), a 28-year-old Swedish middleweight, impressed by defeating ex-UFC fighter...

Feb 29, 2012 1:24 pm

Sonnen | Anderson Silva Has A Padded Record Just Like Mike Tyson (Video)

While doing some promotional work for his “Trash Talking Kids” T-Shirt collection Chael Sonnen used the camera time to discuss his thoughts, once again, on UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva. Sounds like Stephan Bonnar is the one dishing out the questions as well. Read More: Chael Sonnen (News), Anderson Silva (News), Famous UFC Rematches

Feb 29, 2012 1:03 pm

Kampmann Expecting A Stand Up War Against Alves This Friday

“I think I can win the fight wherever it takes place, I’m prepared to fight Thiago wherever the fight goes. I think I probably have a better ground game, but the problem is, he’s really hard to take down. He’s got great takedown defense and he’s really good at getting back to his feet anyway....

Feb 29, 2012 12:43 pm

Who's The Underdog, Rousey Or Tate? | Find Out Here

This weekend on Showtime a bantamweight title is being put on the line in the female division. Champion Miesha Tate will look to defend her title for the first time against the rising star that is Ronda Rousey. The media and MMA world are buzzing over this matchup, so much so that it is arguably...

Feb 29, 2012 10:55 am

Video | Be Careful Who You Spar With, Cerrone Knocks Out Guy At Local Gym

UFC lightweight Donald Ceronne drops by some local gym somewhere in America recently and spars with one of the gyms students until the guy gets put to sleep. This video was uploaded on YouTube two days ago and the description reads: “Donald Cerrone ko’s my teammate during sparring.”   Read More: Donald Cerrone (News), Yves...

Feb 29, 2012 10:46 am

Watch Today's UFC on FX 2 Pre-Fight Press Conference Live On BJPENN.COM (7pm ET)

Today the UFC is set to host the UFC on FX 2: Kampmann vs. Alves pre-fight press conference live at The Star Sydney Hotels & Casino in Sydney, Australia. UFC president Dana White and UFC on FX 2 fighters Thiago Alves, Martin Kampmann, Joseph Benavidez, Demetrious Johnson, Ian McCall and Yasuhiro Urishitani are all expected...

Feb 29, 2012 10:31 am

Dakota Cochrane | I was up front with the UFC about adult media past

“I think it’s a little bit courageous for both of us (the UFC and himself). I could just hide in a hole and no one would know except for the people close to me. And to them, I was up front. I let them know right away so it wasn’t anything that could come back...

Feb 29, 2012 10:12 am

Photo Gallery | UFC on FX 2: Kampmann vs. Alves Open Workouts

UFC on FX 2 is slated to go down this Friday from Sydney, Australia’s AllPhones Arena and in the main event we will see a welterweight showdown between Martin Kampmann and Thiago Alves. Also on the card will be the first round of the UFC’s Flyweight tournament. The UFC media machine recently held their UFC...

Feb 29, 2012 9:06 am

International Scene | CWFC Fight Night 4: Harris v Dyer Booked For Dubai

PHIL ‘BILLY’ HARRIS will make a swift return to Cage Warriors action when he takes on Casey Dyer (pictured) at CWFC Fight Night 4 in Dubai on March 16. Harris (20-9-0-1nc), of Gym 01 in Portsmouth, had an impressive first round win against Canadian flyweight Remi Morvan at Cage Warriors 46 in Kiev last Thursday,...

Feb 29, 2012 8:53 am

Carlos Condit | Fighting GSP Is A Once In A lifetime Opportunity (Video)

“Fighting Georges could be a once in a lifetime opportunity, so most likely I’ll be waiting for Georges to heal up. From all reports he’s ahead of schedule and if he’s looking to come back in September to November, I’m willing to wait, but if it’s going to be longer than that I might reassess....