Archive: ufc news

Jan 21, 2012 10:09 pm

MMA NEWS – ProElite 3 Results: Grove, McMann Victorious Over Japanese Imports

ProElite made their return to Hawaii tonight with “ProElite 3: Da Spyder vs. Minowaman.” In the main event Kendall Grove was able to notch his second straight post-UFC victory in a hard fought three-round affair over Japanese legend, Ikuhisa Minowa. Minowa started out with several low kicks to the lengthy Groves legs, but Kendall’s intensity...

Jan 20, 2012 8:41 pm

UFC NEWS – Barry, Morecraft, Denis And Miller Earn $45k Fight Night Bonuses

For their parts in tonight’s fights, Pat Barry, Christian Morecraft, Nick Denis and Jim Miller were awarded $45,000 in “Fight Night” bonus money. Barry and Morecraft took home “Fight of the Night” honors. Denis took him “Knock Out of the Night” and Miller took home “Submission of the Night.” UFC on FX 1 took place...


Jan 20, 2012 8:07 pm

UFC NEWS – Jorge Rivera Retires After Tonights Victory Against Schafer

A nine-year UFC veteran stepped into the Octagon for the last time this evening. Jorge Rivera first fought in the UFC back at UFC 44 in 2003 when he took out David Loiseau in a three-round war that he won via decision. A veteran, inspiration and tough S.O.B. Rivera has been captivating MMA fans for...

Jan 20, 2012 8:21 am

UFC NEWS – Chael Sonnen A Huge Favorite Over Bisping, Maia Underdog To Weidman

In the most recent betting odds for next week’s UFC on FOX 2 event, odds makers have Chael Sonnen pegged as more than a 4-1 favorite over his counterpart Michael Bisping. Additionally, longtime division standout Demian Maia is the underdog to last minute replacement opponent Chris Weidman, who is currently unranked in the division. Smart...

Jan 20, 2012 8:07 am

UFC NEWS – Chael Sonnen Is A Failure, Says Bisping

“To be honest Chael Sonnen is a failed partisan and a failed politician. He also failed as being a champion because he had many times in the past to achieve that and didn’t succeed. Honestly, I would have expected something a bit better from him than just calling me Pip. He could have done a...

Jan 20, 2012 7:26 am

UFC NEWS – The Ultimate Fighter Australia vs. U.K. In The Works

The UFC is set on expanding their Ultimate Fighter reality series beyond the United States. They proved this already with the recent announcement of “TUF Brazil”, but the brass isn’t intent on stopping there. According to reports, UFC officials are in the final negotiating stages to bring The Ultimate Fighter to Australia in what will...

Jan 19, 2012 4:08 pm

UFC NEWS – Hamman Injured, Craig In Against Noke At UFC on FX 2

A new middleweight is set to make his UFC debut as a replacement opponent against Jared Hamman. Hamman who was originally scheduled to face Kyle Noke has been forced out of his UFC on FX bout with an injury. In his place comes Andrew Craig. UFC on FX 2 is set to feature a main...

Jan 19, 2012 3:54 pm

UFC NEWS – Edwards Out, Stittgen In Against Thompson At UFC 143

A pair of injuries has changed this UFC 143 bout on two separate occasions. However, the UFC has locked it in and now promotional newcomers Stephen Thompson and Dan Stittgen will face off in preliminary card action. Originally Thompson was brought in to face Justin Edwards when Mike Stumpf was forced out of the bout...

Jan 19, 2012 3:31 pm

UFC NEWS – Hominick vs. Yagan Shifted To UFC Atlanta In April

A featherweight matchup originally scheduled for Montreal between Mark Hominick vs. Eddie Yagin has been moved to the UFC’s return trip to Atlanta. UFC 145 was originally scheduled to go down in Montreal in March, however after UFC officials cancelled the event, UFC Atlanta (which was originally scheduled to be UFC 146) is now coined...

Jan 19, 2012 2:37 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC on FX 1 Weigh-In Results

Main Card (FX): Melvin Guillard (156) vs. Jim Miller (155) Duane Ludwig (170.5) vs. Josh Neer (171) Mike Easton (135) vs. Jared Papazian (135.5) Pat Barry (242) vs. Christian Morecraft (256) Preliminary Card (FUEL): Jorge Rivera (185.5) vs. Eric Schafer (185) Khabib Nurmagomedov (155) vs. Kamal Shalorus (155.5) Charlie Brenneman (170.5) vs. Daniel Roberts (170.5)...

Jan 19, 2012 12:31 pm

UFC NEWS – Pat Barry Ready To Put Improved Ground Game On Display Tomorrow night

“Wrestling and jiu-jitsu and strength are my weakness when it comes to fighting. Punching and kicking can always get better, but it’s the wrestling and grappling and what not, that’s my Achilles heel. [DeathClutch] is a gym that’s filled with gigantic wrestlers who all grapple, Comprido is the jiu-jitsu coach. They’re all stronger than I...

Jan 19, 2012 12:28 pm

UFC NEW – Blanco vs. Brimage Expected For UFC Atlanta In April

A featherweight bout between Maximo Blanco and Marcus Brimage has reportedly been booked for UFC 145 in Atlanta. UFC 145 was originally scheduled to go down in Montreal in March, however after UFC officials cancelled the event, UFC Atlanta (which was originally scheduled to be UFC 146) is now coined UFC 145. UFC 145 is...

Jan 19, 2012 8:46 am

UFC NEWS – UFC Officials To Review Erick Silva’s UFC 142 DQ Loss

According to reports, UFC Vice President of Regulatory Affairs Marc Ratner is taking steps to review Erick Silva’s DQ loss to Carlo Prater which took place this past Saturday at UFC 142. In the bout, Silva was able to drop his opponent with a knee strike to the body and swarmed on him with punches...