Archive: ufc news

Feb 24, 2012 9:15 pm

Rich Franklin Responds to Rampage Call Out | Favors Bader Over Jackson

“I can understand when you start calling a fighter out like that obviously they are going to get a little upset. Not knowing the story you’re obviously going to wonder if this fighter took this fight seriously. Six pounds is a lot of weight, but he also addressed another issue being on a plane, holding...

Feb 24, 2012 8:32 pm

Photo | UFC 144 Edgar vs. Henderson Staredown

UFC 144 is set to go down tomorrow night live from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. The event will be headlined by a lightweight title fight between champion Frankie Edgar and challenger Benson Henderson. The event marks the UFC’s first ever return to Japan since UFC 29 in 2000. Read More: UFC 144,...

Feb 24, 2012 8:29 pm

UFC 144 Weigh-In Results | Rampage Misses Weight, Forfeits 20% Of Purse

The UFC 144 weigh-ins have concluded and all bouts scheduled for tomorrows pa-per-view event are now official. UFC 144 is set to go down tomorrow night live from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. The event will be headlined by a lightweight title fight between champion Frankie Edgar and challenger Benson Henderson. The event...

Feb 24, 2012 4:30 pm

T.J. Grant vs. Carlo Prater Booked For UFC on FUEL TV 3

Lightweights T.J. Grant and Carlo Prater are the latest additions to the continually growing UFC on FUEL TV 3 event set for May. With a featherweight headliner in place between the fast rising Dustin Poirier and the equally talented “Korean Zombie”, UFC on FUEL TV 3 is set to go down from the Patriot Center...

Feb 24, 2012 4:15 pm

Watch Tonight's UFC 144 Weigh-In Ceremony Live On BJPENN.COM (11PM E.T.)

We, as always, will be streaming the UFC official weigh-ins ceremony for this weekends UFC 144 pay-per-view event live at 11:00 PM E.T. UFC 144 is set to go down tomorrow night live from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. The event is set to be headlined by a lightweight title fight between champion...

Feb 24, 2012 3:06 pm

UFC Champ GSP Gets Schooled in Japan (Video)

Georges St-Pierre goes to school in spiritual home of martial arts While in Tokyo, Japan for this Saturday’s UFC 144 super-card, martial arts aficionado Georges St-Pierre took the opportunity to train in the birthplace of hand-to-hand combat. The reigning UFC welterweight champion, who has always considered himself a martial artist first and foremost, takes instruction...

Feb 24, 2012 2:14 pm

Frankie Edgars Wife Is a Mess During Fight Week

“He was a cutie so he always had a girlfriend. We just both were never single at the same time, but we had the same high school friends and we remained close. But I was about 19 and we were both starting our freshman year at college and just starting liking each other… I am...

Feb 24, 2012 1:46 pm

GSP Not Focusing On Fighting Future, Just Wants To Get Back To Health

“You cannot predict the future. So I take only one step at a time. I don’t know if it’s going to be Carlos or what’s going to happen. In mixed martial arts, there’s so many things that happen. You never know. I don’t even focus on fighting right now. I don’t even focus on that....

Feb 24, 2012 1:08 pm

UFC 144 Coverage | Best Title Fight of 2012?

Two months into 2012, and there are already some mouth-watering UFC championship fights on tap. In April, light heavyweight king Jon Jones will defend his crown against No.1 contender and bitter rival Rashad Evans, in May heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos is expected to collide with the fearsome Alistair Overeem. An announcement regarding Anderson Silva’s...

Feb 24, 2012 11:21 am

Poll Results | Who Takes it this weekend, Frankie Edgar or Benson Henderson?

We took to the polls once again this week to see who the fan favorite is leading up to tomorrow night’s main event between UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar and number one contender Benson Henderson. Surprisingly enough, despite his dominance over the past several years, Frankie Edgar is still being overlooked by MMA fans. You...

Feb 24, 2012 11:03 am

Frankie Edgar The Modern Day Rocky Balboa (Video)

UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar has been called the UFC’s version of Rocky Balboa numerious times. This highlight video examines the possibility of such. Enjoy…   Read More: UFC 144, Frankie Edgar (News), Benson Henderson (News)

Feb 24, 2012 10:49 am

Brian Stann Would Like To Fight And Walk Through Michael Bisping

“Michael Bisping. I wouldn’t try to anything but walk straight through him with a right hand. Here’s the deal: I don’t know Michael personally, sometimes I think he gets a bum rap and I’ve learned not to judge people off the media and things of that nature. After my last fight he had a few...

Feb 24, 2012 9:28 am

Dana White UFC 144 Blog Part 2 (Video)

UFC president Dana White just issued his second pre-UFC 144 video blog. He takes behind the scenes during the lead up to fight night and around Tokyo through his eyes. Read More: Dana White (News), UFC 143, UFC 144

Feb 23, 2012 2:57 pm

“Sudden Death” Rounds Implemented For UFC Flyweight Tournament?

During a recent interview with Tap Out Radio’s “Crooklyn’s Corner” UFC fighter Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson broke news that the UFC made him sign a “Sudden Death” clause in his latest bout agreement. This is not only news, but it is also unheard of in modern Mixed Martial Arts. Due to the fact that this...

Feb 23, 2012 2:23 pm

45 Minutes With "Rampage" Jackson In Japan (Must See Video)

In this one of a kind feature, journalist Ariel Helwani walks around the streets of Tokyo, Japan with UFC superstar Quinton “Rampage” Jackson. Camera’s rolling and scripts thrown out the window, the two engage in one of the more interesting discussions an MMA fan could ask for. Read More: Rampage Jackson (News), UFC 144, UFC...

Feb 23, 2012 1:56 pm

Official Ronda Rousey Blog Part 2 | "My Pampered Life?"

By ‘Rowdy’ Ronda Rousey: I read recently on Miesha’s blog that she thinks that she has the heart of a champion because in her first MMA bout was getting punched till she got a bloody nose, was losing a match and then came back to win. She then stated that I’ve been pampered and protected...

Feb 23, 2012 1:19 pm

Shields On Akiyama | He’ll Cheat Any Opportunity He Gets

“They do have submissions in judo. You can’t get too cocky and be like, ‘Oh, I can leave things out there.’ I think my submissions are certainly better than his, but he is a guy good enough that if you’re stupid and make a mistake, he can catch you… He is a guy that has...