Archive: ufc news

Feb 28, 2012 5:24 pm

VIDEO | 'Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey' Greatest Hits Highlight

Watch the greatest hits, kicks, and one serious armbar from two of mixed martial arts’ top women: Miesha Tate and Ronda Rousey. Don’t miss them live on SHOWTIME, Saturday, March 3rd at 10PM ET/PT.   Read More: Miesha Tate (News), Ronda Rousey (News), Strikeforce

Feb 28, 2012 3:39 pm

Ronda Rousey’s Biggest Fear In A Fight? It Rhymes With Hamill And Ends With Toe

So what is Ronda Rousey’s biggest fear? I think’s its best if she explains… “I am really scared of getting camel toe on national television. That just scares the crap out of me. If you notice, I’m constantly pulling my pants down when I fight, because those are some tight little spandex shorts. I just...

Feb 28, 2012 3:00 pm

Shogun on Rampage | We Will Not Retire Until We Fight Again

“Absolutely. The fight against Rampage will happen eventually. It’s inevitable and UFC knows it. He won’t retire before fighting me and neither am I.” When Mauricio “Shogun” Rua first entered into the UFC, one of the most highly anticipated matchups was a rematch between Quinton “Rampage” Jackson and himself. However fate has sent the two...

Feb 28, 2012 2:26 pm

Kimbo Slice To Host The Premiere Of "The Ultimate Fighter Fridays" On Spike TV

Kimbo Slice, the wildly popular cast member from Season 10 of “The Ultimate Fighter” will serve as host for the premiere installment of Spike TV’s “The Ultimate Fighter Fridays” programming block debuting on Friday, March 9 (9:00 PM – Midnight ET/PT). Kimbo will discuss never-before-revealed details of his experiences on the show and provide insight...

Feb 28, 2012 2:14 pm

Photo Gallery | Benson Henderson Receives Kings Welcome In Seoul, Korea

Newly crowned UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson made his way to his native country of Korea after capturing UFC gold last weekend at UFC 144 in Japan. Upon arrival he was greeted by hundreds of fans and possible even more media. Check out the gallery pages for more images. Read More: Benson Henderson (News), Frankie...

Feb 28, 2012 1:23 pm

UFC on FUEL TV 3 | Jeff Curran vs. Johnny Eduardo Booked

Bantamweights Jeff Curran and Johnny Eduardo have agreed to face off during the UFC’s third trip to FUEL TV. UFC on FUEL 3 is set to take place from the Patriot Center in Fairfax, VA on May 15. An old school UFC veteran, Jeff Curran recently made his return to the promotion after an absence...

Feb 28, 2012 12:27 pm

Photo Gallery | Joseph Benavidez Trains For Friday's Flyweight Tournament

Joseph Benavidez will take on Japanese flyweight standout Yasuhiro Urushitani this Friday in the first round of the UFC’s flyweight tournament. UFC on FX 2 is slated to go down from Sydney, Australia’s AllPhones Arena and in the main event we will see a welterweight showdown between Martin Kampmann and Thiago Alves. Head over to...

Feb 28, 2012 9:50 am

Confirmed | Openly Gay Fighter Joins Ultimate Fighter Cast

Yesterday we released the roster for next week’s “Ultimate Fighter Live on FX” cast. Included on that roster is the first openly gay fighter signed to the UFC. His name is Dakota Cochrane and at the time of the roster release I had no clue he was gay, in fact, I’m not sure many did....

Feb 28, 2012 9:30 am

Quick Twitt | Jose Aldo's Coach Warns Frankie Edgar To Stay At Lightweight

Translation – “The biggest advantage that Edgar has he would lose at 66kg, that is his speed. Aldo keeps the belt.” Famed Nova Uniao leader André Pederneiras took to twitter recently to give his take on the talks of Frankie Edgar moving down a weight class. Thoughts? Read More: Jose Aldo (News), Frankie Edgar (News),...

Feb 28, 2012 9:03 am

Anthony Pettis | Benson Henderson Doesn’t Want To Fight Me

“If I was him, I would say the same thing too. I mean, he just won the belt and he doesn’t want to give it up that quick and if he fights against me, he’s not going to hold on to that belt for a while, I mean, I match up bad for him, and...

Feb 28, 2012 8:45 am

Faber to Cruz | You’re Welcome For Letting You Live

“I mean, come on. Let’s be serious here. I don’t understand the way he’s fighting, so I’m frustrated and I’m saying bad stuff about it? The guy’s a good fighter. He’s good at what he does which is: scoring some points. He’s not dangerous. He’s not scary. I knocked him down three different times in...

Feb 28, 2012 8:20 am

UFC 144 Prelims On FX Drew 1.5 Million Viewers

A success! The latest UFC on FX preliminary card special which broadcasted the UFC 144 preliminary card in the lead up to the pay-per-view event is the most successful of the series to date. The third installment of the “Prelims Special on FX” series drew in a reported 1.5 million viewers. Prior to the UFC...

Feb 28, 2012 8:07 am

Big Nog Ahead of Schedule | Back To Training Following Broken Arm (Video)

The always tough and durable heavyweight Nogueira brother dubbed “Big Nog” has returned to training faster than expected following his surgery to repair a broken arm delivered by the fast acting submission of Frank Mir at UFC 140. The incident took place on Dec. 10 just shy of three-months ago and already Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira...

Feb 27, 2012 3:39 pm

Best Ever Silva vs. Sonnen II Hype Video

Anderson Silva vs. Chael Sonnen II coming to a pay-per-view event sometime soon. Read More: Chael Sonnen (News), Anderson Silva (News), Famous UFC Rematches

Feb 27, 2012 12:05 pm

War Machine's First Blog From Las Vegas Jail

By War Machine: Who would have thunk it? Well besides all of you haters that is. Fuck man! Even you fucking haters can’t hate this time!! I was behaving! No problems on probation, no going out partying, no fist fights, no nothing! I did a year straight, got released, and TKO’d Roger Huerta 3 months...

Feb 27, 2012 11:42 am

UFC on FOX 3 Tickets On Sale Next Week | Press Conference Open To the Public March 6

UFC on FOX is coming to the Garden State. The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced today that its third event on the FOX network will take place on Saturday, May 5 from the IZOD Center in East Rutherford, N.J. An outstanding five-round lightweight bout between Whippany’s Jim Miller and rugged contender Nate Diaz will headline the...

Feb 27, 2012 11:27 am

Quick Twitt | Is Hendo Gunning For Rampage?

Dan Henderson has cemented himself as one of the top MMA fighters in the world. However, after leaving his Strikeforce title behind to return to the UFC and batter “Shogun” Rua in his return he was passed up on a title shot in favor of a Jon Jones vs. Rashad Evans matchup. Could it be...

Feb 27, 2012 10:49 am

Thiago Alves | I Am Going To Break Martin Kampmann

“I know I’ve got the power and explosion advantage. We’re going to try and break Martin Kampmann. It doesn’t matter where the fight goes. It’s going to be my fight. I’m very concerned with what I’m going to do to him. I’m going to try to break him whether it’s in the stand-up or on...

Feb 27, 2012 9:29 am

Jon Jones | Rashad Is The Fake One And I Plan On Kicking His Butt

“Yeah, he’s been calling me [fake] since the beginning of my career, He’s the guy who’s the fake really, you know. A lot of his actions really don’t add up to the person that he portrays. It’s interesting. It’s pre-fight drama, and I plan on kicking his butt. That’s my only option really.” While acting...