Archive: ufc news

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....

Feb 6, 2012 11:22 am

The Cyborgs Part Ways | Husband And Wife Now Living Apart

“After six years of dedication to love and to happiness of marriage, I would like to inform that since December of 2011, Evangelista Cyborg and I are living our lives separately. I’d like to thank all friends for words of support during this period. No matter how hard it feels never give up on your...

Feb 6, 2012 11:01 am

UFC President Dana White Open To A Diaz vs. Condit Rematch

“I know (Georges. St. Pierre) wanted that Diaz fight bad, but it’s not going to be Diaz so he better get angry with Carlos Condit or focus on Carlos Condit or whatever he needs to do. Carlos Condit won this fight. No matter how much Georges and Nick hate each other, Carlos Condit won, and...

Feb 6, 2012 10:15 am

Miesha Tate on Ronda Rousey | "That B!tch is not going to beat me."

“I think it’s just what I need, actually. I think that I’ve been fighting for long enough that sometimes I get a little bit comfortable, that’s the truth of the matter. And when you don’t like someone, the idea of losing to them is just unbearable. Like, I cannot think of losing to this girl,...

Feb 6, 2012 9:56 am

Nick Diaz Tops UFC 143 Payroll With $200k | Full Salary Report

The Nevada State Athletic Commission released the disclosed salary report for last weekends “UFC 143: Diaz vs. Condit” event today via email to BJPENN.COM. Topping the list was main event competitor Nick Diaz, who took him $200,000.00 for his five-round decision loss to new interim welterweight champion, Carlos Condit. Diaz took home the lion’s share...

Feb 6, 2012 9:25 am

UFC Officials Confirm Anderson Silva vs. Chael Sonnen II for June in Brazil

During last weekends UFC 143 media frenzy, UFC officials announced that the middleweight rematch between Chael Sonnen and Anderson Silva has been agreed upon by all parties for a yet to be announced event set for June in Brazil. The middleweight champion, Anderson Silva made an appearance in Las Vegas for UFC 143 and UFC...

Feb 6, 2012 8:57 am

Brandon Vera Injured, Out Of UFC on FX Bout With Thiago Silva

A highly anticipated light-heavyweight rematch between Brandon Vera and Thiago Silva has been scratched with news that Vera has received an injury while training. The two were scheduled to face off on the upcoming UFC on FX 2 event. No word on the extent of Vera’s injury was given. The two last fought back at...

Feb 6, 2012 8:36 am

UFC 144: Edgar vs. Henderson Preview (Video)

UFC 144 is set to go down on February 26 live from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. As of current date, the event is expected to 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...

Feb 6, 2012 8:22 am

UFC on FUEL TV 1 video trailer for 'Sanchez vs Ellenberger'

Jake Ellenberger and Diego Sanchez are set to square off in a pivotal welterweight matchup next Wednesday on FUEL TV. The winner brings themselves one-step closer to the UFC’s world welterweight title. UFC on FUEL TV is set to take place in Omaha, Nebraska on February 15 from the Omaha Civic Auditorium. Read More: Jake...

Feb 6, 2012 7:55 am

Photo | Roy Nelson Shows Off Nasty Cut Received By Werdum Last Weekend

Roy Nelson and Fabricio Werdum took home “Fight of the Night” honors for their UFC 143 co-main event brawl. However, “Big Country” didn’t make it our unscathed and this laceration on his forehead proves it. Read More: Roy Nelson (news), Fabricio Werdum (news), UFC 143: Diaz vs. Condit (news)

Feb 5, 2012 11:29 am

GSP Reacts To Diaz Loss | Will Prepare To Go To War With Condit

“Congratulations to Carlos Condit. It looks like I’m going to fight him. This is my job I got to do what I got to do. I’m going to heel my knee properly then get ready for this. Its serious competition, the best man will win.” In the lead up to last night’s UFC 143 main...

Feb 5, 2012 10:46 am

Diaz vs. Condit FightMetric Results | Condit Breaks UFC Leg Kick Record

Last night a new UFC interim welterweight champion was crowned when Carlos Condit was awarded a unanimous decision victory over  Nick Diaz in the UFC 143 Main event. In the aftermath of the decision, the MMA community ripped in two. Half think Diaz won, the other half in support of Condit. I personally scored the fight...

Feb 5, 2012 10:21 am

"UFC 143: Diaz vs. Condit" Post Fight Interviews (Video)

In the main event from The Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas Carlos Condit was able to edge out Nick Diaz to earn a unanimous decision victory. Condit was crowned the new UFC interim welterweight champion and Nick Diaz, upset at the judges’ decision retired in the cage. Here is your video highlight of tonight’s main event. Click...

Feb 5, 2012 12:28 am

Video Highlight Of Condit vs. Diaz UFC 143 Main Event

In the main event from The Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas Carlos Condit was able to edge out Nick Diaz to earn a unanimous decision victory. Condit was crowned the new UFC interim welterweight champion and Nick Diaz, upset at the judges’ decision retired in the cage. Here is your video highlight of tonight’s main...

Feb 5, 2012 12:12 am

Photo's | UFC 143: Diaz vs. Condit Image Gallery

In the main event from The Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas Carlos Condit was able to edge out Nick Diaz to earn a unanimous decision victory. Condit was crowned the new UFC interim welterweight champion and Nick Diaz, upset at the judges’ decision retired in the cage. To see the rest of the UFC...