Archive: ufc news

Feb 15, 2012 3:09 pm

Anderson Silva | The Fight With GSP Is The Best The Sport Has To Offer

“Georges St-Pierre is the best fight in this sport. In my opinion it’s a great great great fight, me and Georges St-Pierre. I like Georges St-Pierre, he’s a good man, he’s a good guy for this sport, he represents this sport and all the people in Canada, maybe one day this fight is a good...

Feb 15, 2012 3:02 pm

“UFC on Fuel TV 1: Sanchez vs. Ellenberger” Live Results And Discussion Thread

UFC on FUEL TV is set to take place in Omaha, Nebraska tonight from the Omaha Civic Auditorium. A welterweight clash between Jake Ellenberger and Diego Sanchez is set for the evening’s main event. Use this thread to cast your comments, debate the fights and follow along with the action as it goes down tonight....

Feb 15, 2012 2:15 pm

UFC's Joe Rogan | Marijuana Is A Performance Enhancing Drug

“I think it is a performance enhancing drug. A lot of Brazilian guys use marijuana before they train. A lot of American jiu-jitsu guys use it before they train. And they don’t do it because it hurts them; they do it because it helps them.” UFC ringside commentator Joe Rogan took to “The MMA Hour”...

Feb 15, 2012 8:26 am

Quick Twitt | Miesha Tate Has Harsh Message For Ronda Rousey

“Happy Valentines Day @RondaRousey!!! :)” -Miesha Tate Strikeforce female champ, Miesha Tate, sent out the above photograph in response to all the trash talk being disched out by her March 3 opponent, Ronda Rousey. Read More: Miesha Tate (News), Ronda Rousey (News), Strikeforce

Feb 14, 2012 6:29 pm

Tim Sylvia Pleads With MMA Fans To Help Get Him Back With The UFC (Video)

Former UFC heavyweight champion Tim Sylvia has apparently hit desperation mode with his career and is asking the fans of MMA to help him get back into the UFC. Social media is a powerful tool, “The Maniac” knows that with an outcry of fan support he has a better chance of getting the call to...

Feb 14, 2012 5:58 pm

"Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey" Smoking Hott Video Preview

Strikeforce: Miesha Tate vs.Ronda Rousey takes place Saturday, March 3rd from Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. Along with the main card that airs on Showtime, the preliminary card will feature the return of Ryan Couture, as well as hard hitting MMA veteran, Scott Smith. Read More: Miesha Tate (News), Ronda Rousey (News), Strikeforce

Feb 14, 2012 3:46 pm

Matt Hughes Isn't Ready To Retire | Wants To Go Out On A Win!

“Everything’s good on my end. Still kinda laid back. I have started to work out, so we’re sort of seeing how my body feels and this and that. But, as far as answering any questions about what I’m doing next or who I would be competing against next — I don’t know. Taking it back...

Feb 14, 2012 2:56 pm

VIDEO Replay | UFC on FUEL TV 1: Sanchez vs. Ellenberger Weigh-Ins

UFC on FUEL TV is set to take place in Omaha, Nebraska tomorrow from the Omaha Civic Auditorium. A welterweight clash between Jake Ellenberger and Diego Sanchez is set for the evening’s main event. Today the all fighters participating in the event hit the scale to make their bout official and all came in on...

Feb 14, 2012 2:24 pm

UFC on FUEL TV 1: Sanchez vs. Ellenberger Weigh-In Results

UFC on FUEL TV is set to take place in Omaha, Nebraska tomorrow from the Omaha Civic Auditorium. A welterweight clash between Jake Ellenberger and Diego Sanchez is set for the evening’s main event. MAIN CARD: (FUEL TV) Jake Ellenberger (170) vs. Diego Sanchez (170) Dave Herman (234) vs. Stefan Struve (256) Ronny Markes (185)...

Feb 14, 2012 12:49 pm

BJ Penn Talks Retirement And Fatherhood (Video)

During his weekend in Las Vegas, UFC superstar BJ Penn took time out of his schedule to sit down and talk to BJPENN.COM affiliate, “Fight Day”. Read More: BJ Penn (News), UFC, Fight Day Programming

Feb 14, 2012 12:29 pm

UFC Middleweight Chris Weidman | I will Fight And Finish Anderson Silva

“I’m looking to hopefully get closer to getting that belt…I think with a full camp I would finish him (Anderson Silva). Obviously I’m not fighting Anderson Silva next but if I was that would be my prediction. I’m confident with myself, you have to be as a fighter. Obviously I have a lot of respect...

Feb 14, 2012 12:11 pm

Watch Today's UFC on FUEL TV 1 Weigh-In Ceremony Live Today On BJPENN.COM ( 5pm ET)

UFC on FUEL TV is set to take place in Omaha, Nebraska tomorrow from the Omaha Civic Auditorium. A welterweight clash between Jake Ellenberger and Diego Sanchez is set for the evening’s main event. Today BJPENN.COM is offering up a free live stream of today’s official UFC weigh-ins event which takes place live from the...

Feb 14, 2012 10:42 am

CTE/Pugilistic Dementia Hits MMA Fighter Gary Goodridge

Dementia pugilistica (DP) is a type of neurodegenerative disease or dementia that may affect amateur or professional boxers as well as athletes in other sports who suffer concussions. A variant of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) it is also called chronic boxer’s encephalopathy, traumatic boxer’s encephalopathy, boxer’s dementia, chronic traumatic brain injury associated with boxing (CTBI-B),...

Feb 14, 2012 10:15 am

Gina Carano Books New Acting Gig | Will Star In New Film "In The Blood"

After the filming and release of her first feature film “Haywire”, many wondered if the world’s most famous female MMA star would return to active competition or take up additional acting gigs. Those questions have now been answered and according to the Hollywood Reporter and Gina Carano has landed another leading role in a major...

Feb 14, 2012 9:27 am

UFC 145 Coverage | Brown Not Impressed With Thompson's Striking

“Name me one guy that he fought. I can tell you the guys I train with [have fought] Saenchai, Malaipet, and Joe Schilling; guys that are well known in the kickboxing/Muay Thai world, on a world level… I’m not too concerned with this guy’s kickboxing. I can go 100-0 beating a bunch of idiots, but...

Feb 14, 2012 8:57 am

UFC on FUEL TV: Sanchez vs. Ellenberger Preview (Video)

http://youtu.be/DRKWCbuJTH4 A headlining fight in Jake Ellenberger‘s hometown pits him against the always-exciting Diego Sanchez – hear what both men are expecting from this unpredictable matchup. Read More: Jake Ellenberger (News), Diego Sanchez (News), UFC on Fuel TV

Feb 14, 2012 8:51 am

Photo: UFC Welterweight Jake Ellenberger Receives "Key To City" In Omaha

In Omaha, Nebraska during yesterday’s UFC on FUEL TV 1 media workouts UFC welterweight fighter, Jake Ellenberger was awarded with the “Key to the City by David Dover, Deputy Chief of Staff to Omaha Mayor Jim Suttle. Read More: Jake Ellenberger (News), UFC, UFC on FUEL TV

Feb 14, 2012 8:14 am

UPDATE: Dana White Denies Rumors Of Roger Gracie UFC Signing

Over the weekend we reported with the following “Quick Twitt” post that Roger Gracie had signed with the UFC: According to UFC president Dana White, despite the reliable source of Gracie Mag on all things Gracie related, the report on twitter is false and Gracie has not signed with the UFC. He took to the...

Feb 13, 2012 6:45 pm

A BJ Penn Photo Diary | The MMA Elite Signings In Vegas (Last Weekend)

Last weekend two-time, two-division UFC champion, BJ Penn left his home in Hilo Hawaii for a two day autograph signing event in Las Vegas for MMA Elite. During his trip he documented some of the action with his Camera Phone and the following Galleries are the result. CONTINUE TO NEXT PAGE… Read More: BJ Penn...

Feb 13, 2012 2:34 pm

Cesar Gracie Disappointed, Nick Diaz Shocked At Failed Drug Test

“I was very disappointed. Everyone knows he smokes marijuana medicinally in California. He has a legal right to do it in this state. He was surprised he tested positive. He does the same ritual every fight for the last five years. He stops it in time and he cleanses his system, works out like crazy,...