Archive: ufc news

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)

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 Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

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 Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

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,...

Feb 13, 2012 1:43 pm

Mike Easton vs. Yves Jabouin Set For UFC on FUEL TV 3

UFC officials have put together a bantamweight bout for the promotions third trip to FUEL TV in May. Both Mike Easton and Yves Jabouin have agreed to face off on the card. Officials from the promotion announced the matchup this afternoon. With a featherweight headliner in place between the fast rising Dustin Poirier and the...

Feb 13, 2012 12:10 pm

Mike Kyle Forced Out Of Mousasi Fight With Injury

A light-heavyweight bout between Mike Kyle and Gegard Mousasi has reportedly been scratched from the Strikeforce show in March. Reasoning for the removal is an undisclosed injury Kyle received presumably while training for the bout. Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey takes place Saturday, March 3rd from Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. Along with the main card...

Feb 13, 2012 11:30 am

Joe Lauzon UFC 144 Video Blog 1

UFC lightweight fighter Joe Lauzon walks you through his last week of training before heading to Japan for his UFC 144 fight with Anthony Pettis. Read More: Joe Lauzon (UFC News), Anthony Pettis (UFC News), UFC 144 Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Feb 13, 2012 10:35 am

Alan Belcher Returns Against Rousimar Palhares In UFC On FOX 3 Bout

UFC officials just announced a middleweight addition to the upcoming UFC on FOX 3 event between Alan Belcher and Rousimar Palhares. UFC on FOX 3 is set to take place in New Jersey from the IZOD Center in East Rutherford on May 5. In the main event lightweights Nate Diaz and Jim Miller will throw...

Feb 13, 2012 9:22 am

The Teammate vs. Teammate Debate | UFC President Explains His Side

It’s true; Mixed Martial Arts is not a team sport. It’s an individual combat sport that pits man against man for either 15 or 25 minutes to determine who of the two is a better fighter. There are no teams involved in the competitive aspect of the sport, however, for many fighters; they relate their...

Feb 13, 2012 9:16 am

Not Looking Past UFC on FUEL 1, But Ellenberger Seeks Revenge Against Carlos Condit

“I would definitely like (a rematch with Condit), but right now, I really haven’t thought much past Diego at all. He’s an extremely tough challenge for me right now and that’s really all I’ve been focused on. After this fight, we can go back and evaluate the situation, but really, Diego’s all I’ve been focused...

Feb 13, 2012 8:35 am

Issei Tamura Steps In Against Tiequan Zhang At UFC 144

On January 30th we heard news that Leonard Garcia was forced out of his scheduled UFC 144 bout with Tiequan Zhang due to injury. It took nearly two weeks, but the UFC has finally found a replacement and he comes in the form of Issei Tamura. Tamura is a fighter they are pulling from the...

Feb 12, 2012 7:11 pm

McKenzie vs. Riley & Tavares vs. Yang Latest Additions To UFC on FUEL TV 3

Two new bouts have been booked for the UFC’s third stint on FOX sister station FUEL TV. We announced earlier today that Amir Sadollah and Jorge Lopez are set to square off on the card and now Cody McKenzie vs. Aaron Riley and Brad Tavares vs. Dongi Yang will join them during the May event....

Feb 12, 2012 4:05 pm

Josh Koscheck vs. Johny Hendricks Booked For FOX Show

A welterweight bout between Josh Koscheck and Johny Hendricks has been booked for an upcoming UFC on FOX event. UFC president Dana White announced the news just moments ago. UFC on FOX 3 is set to take place in New Jersey from the IZOD Center in East Rutherford on May 5. In the main event...

Feb 12, 2012 12:13 pm

Quick Twitt | Bisping Confirms Departure From Long Time Training Home At Wolfslair

British standout and UFC middleweight fighter, Michael Bisping sent out a message yesterday afternoon on his official twitter confirming that he has left “Team Wolfslair”. The Wolfslair gym in the UK is one of the premier Mixed Martial Arts gyms in the area, however Bisping defected to the US awhile back where he has been...