Archive: ufc news

Feb 8, 2012 3:15 pm

After Re-Watching Diaz vs. Condit Joe Rogan Concedes That Diaz Won

“Going back to the Diaz/Condit fight, my point about missing things, is I watched the fight at home and when I watched the fight at home, I had a slightly different opinion. When I watched it live I thought that Carlos Condit won it. In the fourth round I said that Condit was winning this...

Feb 8, 2012 2:38 pm

MMA Fight Photo Of The Week | A Battered And Bloody Roy Nelson Still Stands

Last weekend’s UFC 143 event was full of ups and downs, awesome fights and disappointing calls from the officials where the main stories coming out of the event. In our weekly MMA Fight Photo I would like to highlight the evening’s co-main event between Roy Nelson and Fabricio Werdum. Werdum put on a striking clinic...

Feb 8, 2012 2:22 pm

Thiago Silva Keeps His Place On FX 3 | Igor Pokrajac In For Injured Vera

With the recent news that Brandon Vera was forced to withdraw from his UFC on FX 3 rematch with Thiago Silva, the UFC matchmaking department went to work and found a suitable replacement for the returning Brazilian. In the place of Vera comes Igor Pokrajac announced UFC officials earlier today. UFC on FX 3 is...

Feb 8, 2012 1:59 pm

Ronda Rousey Talks Miesha Tate And Their March Main Event In Columbus

In this latest interview from one of Women’s MMA’s most polarizing figures, Ronda Rousey, talks in-depth about Miesha Tate and their main event title fight scheduled for March 3. She goes into her pre-fight mental warfare tactics, how the fight breaks down and her game plan to beat the champ and earn the Strikeforce bantamweight...

Feb 8, 2012 8:00 am

Jones On Evans | We Were Never Really That Close

“We were never really that close. We had moments when we would talk about our families and relationships and being a pro athlete and how to stay away from certain things, how to go about certain things, we had those talks. We never got to the point where we were like real brothers. We both...

Feb 8, 2012 7:30 am

Big Problems Await Sonnen In Brazil Says Anderson Silva

“A fight is a fight, Chael is good, Bisping is good but a fight is a fight, but I don’t like this fight. The Chael Sonnen and Bisping [fight] I don’t like. Bisping is good but Chael talk too much and not working. Michael Bisping is good he did a good job but Chael needs...

Feb 8, 2012 7:00 am

The Jon Jones You See On TV Is Fake, Says Evans

[Jon Jones is]A lot different than a lot of people think. Jon Jones has a persona that he does for TV and when you get to know Jon Jones personally he’s nothing like he is on TV. He is kind of fake. That’s the only way to put it is that he is just fake....

Feb 8, 2012 5:42 am

UFC President Dana White Sounds Off On Need For Judge and Ref Reform In MMA

“I’ve said it many times, in the evolution of the sport right now, one of the big problems that we have is judging and ref’ing. It’s one of the things that drive me crazy. Attention needs to be paid to scoring and ref’ing. First of all it affects guys careers as far as legacy’s go....

Feb 8, 2012 5:20 am

GSP Willing To Give Up His Title To Skip Condit And Fight Diaz?

According to his teammate Kenny Florian that is what he said… “It’s interesting actually. At dinner after UFC 143 Georges said that he wants to fight Diaz so bad that he would be willing to give up his belt just so he can fight Diaz and then he would fight Condit, this is how bad...

Feb 8, 2012 4:30 am

Donald Cerrone vs. Yves Edwards Booked For UFC on FX 3

A lightweight bout that is sure to deliver fireworks has been booked for the UFC on FX 3 event set for May. UFC officials took to the UFC Tonight news show on FUEL TV last night to announce the lightweight matchup between Donald Cerrone and Yves Edwards. UFC on FX 3 is set to take...

Feb 8, 2012 4:00 am

Castillo vs. Cholish Booked For UFC on FOX 3 Event

A lightweight addition to the UFC’s May event on Fox TV was announced by promotional officials yesterday in the form of Danny Castillo vs. John Cholish. 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...

Feb 8, 2012 3:45 am

UFC Announces Three New Events | UFC On FX 4, UFC On Fox 4 & UFC 148

Those 40 ZUFFA shows slated for 2012 are getting booked one by one by one and the latest additions to the UFC’s 2012 lineup were announced last night during the UFC Tonight news show on FUEL TV. First up on the docket is UFC on FX 4 set for June 22 in Atlantic City. UFC...

Feb 7, 2012 3:00 pm

Daniel Pineda Replaces Robert Peralta for UFC on FX 2

Last week, the UFC on FX 2 card suffered a loss, as Robert Peralta was forced with withdraw from his rematch with Mackens Semerzier due to broken toes suffered in training. Fast forward to today, as the UFC has announced that Daniel Pineda, who just fought a few weeks ago, will now step in for...

Feb 7, 2012 2:43 pm

Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey Finalized, Main Card and Prelims Set

The man card and preliminary fights are now set for next months Strikeforce card in Columbus, Ohio. The main event will feature a women’s bantamweight title fight between Meisha Tate, and undefeated challenger, Ronda Rousey. The main card, which airs on Showtime, will also feature a light heavyweight clash between Gegard Mousasi, and Mike Kyle.  In other...

Feb 7, 2012 8:00 am

Editorial Spotlight | The Good, The Bad And The Ugly Of Fighting For Points

Finally, the levee breaks. After years of curious roster moves and hand-picked match-ups based on style—even expanded roles for “gatekeepers” who “bang” more than they win, the issue was on full display at UFC 143. The issue is, of course, the matter of style. Always a quiet issue among MMA’s diverse fanbase, we now have...

Feb 7, 2012 7:30 am

GSP Opens Up As 3-1 Favorite Over Carlos Condit

Carlos Condit earned the right to face Georges St-Pierre in a title unification bout after dismantling Nick Diaz in a five-round contest this past weekend at UFC 143. His performance however, was not good enough to convince odds makers that he can get the job done against division champ, GSP. GSP is expected to return to...

Feb 7, 2012 5:15 am

Caceres Believes Figueroa "Milked" The Low Blows & Caused His Loss

“To be honest with you, I don’t know what the hell was going on in that fight. I was pretty surprised that any of that happened. I was aware of the low blows I delivered and I have to admit, the first and second low blow did not land in his crotch. I believe he...

Feb 7, 2012 5:00 am

Photo's: "Big Nog" Shows Recovery Progress From Broken Arm

Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira broke his arm in his last fight against Frank Mir at UFC UFC 140 when he refused to tap to a Kimura slapped on by Mir. It was a rematch that gave “Big Nog” his second loss to Mir, the first by KO and the second via broken arm submission. Photo’s via...

Feb 7, 2012 4:15 am

John Hathaway Returns Against Pascal Krauss At UFC on FOX 3

A welterweight bout has been added to the UFC on FOX 3 event in the form of John Hathaway vs. Pascal Krauss. UFC officials broke the news last night via twitter. UFC on FOX 3 is set to take place in New Jersey from the IZOD Center in East Rutherford on May 5. In the...

Feb 7, 2012 4:00 am

Jon Jones vs. Rashad Evans Official For UFC 145 In Atlanta

The light-heavyweight grudge match that fans have been clamoring for has been booked and made official. Jon Jones and Rashad Evans was confirmed by UFC officials late last night and the two will now get to settle their year-long grudge. UFC 145 is set to go down from Atlanta’s Phillips Arena on April 21, in...

Feb 6, 2012 3:02 pm

UFC 143: Diaz vs. Condit | Medical Suspensions Report

The Nevada State Athletic Commission released the medical suspensions report for last weekends “UFC 143: Diaz vs. Condit” event today. Topping the list with up to six-months out due to medically related issues as a result of UFC 143 are Fabricio Werdum, Clifford Starks, Ed Herman, Edwin Figueroa, Matt Riddle, Henry Martinez and Michael Kuiper....

Feb 6, 2012 12:50 pm

Condit Camp Responds | Carlos Won The Fight, We Are Not Interested In A Rematch

“At this point, [a rematch] is not something we’re looking to do. We’re looking for Georges. People forget, Carlos waited a long time to get this fight. He was moved around, and shuffled around between fights. He won the fight. It doesn’t interest us at all. I think clearly and decisively, he won the fight....