Archive: ufc news

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....

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