Archive: ufc news

Jan 5, 2012 6:20 am

UFC NEWS – Poirier Books Max Holloway As UFC 143 Replacement

They say the third time in is the charm and let’s hope in this case it is. UFC officials have now booked Dustin Poirier’s third UFC 143 opponent after his previous two bookings were forced to withdraw with injuries. After his original opponent Erik Koch and replacement opponent, Ricardo Lamas both withdrew with injuries the...

Jan 4, 2012 12:52 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC Confirms Debut In Sweden Set For April 14

The UFC’s much anticipated debut show in Sweden was officially announced today by officials on this afternoon’s UFC 142 media call. UFC on FUEL TV 2 is now officially set to take place at the Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden on April 14th. The card is still in the works and officials stated today...

Jan 4, 2012 12:44 pm

MMA NEWS – ProElite standout McMann stays patient … for now

When Sara McMann decides to do something, there’s no stopping her. With a relentless training regimen and desire to succeed, McMann pushed herself to become the nation’s best female wrestler. In 2004 she became the first American woman to win an Olympic silver medal in freestyle wrestling. Throw in a silver and two bronzes at...

Jan 4, 2012 12:20 pm

UFC NEWS – Dana White Targets Summer 2012 For Dos Santos vs. Overeem

“Hopefully this summer. This summer is probably when it’s going to go down. Alistair wants to take some time off. Dos Santos is ready but needs to get some training in. So hopefully, this summer. This is one of those fights where no matter where this ends up, it’ll be exciting. But I see this...

Jan 4, 2012 12:12 pm

UFC NEWS – Quotes From Today’s UFC 142 Pre-Fight Press Conference Call

Today the UFC held their UFC 142: Aldo vs. Mendes” pre-fight conference call. Jose Aldo, Chad Mendes, Vitor Belfort and Anthony Johnson where all on the line today fielding questions from members of the media who got the invite to participate. UFC 142 is set to go down on Jan. 14 from Rio de Janeiro’s...

Jan 4, 2012 9:39 am

UFC NEWS – Ticket Pre-Sale Begins Today For UFC on FUEL TV 1

Tickets to UFC on FUEL TV 1 are officially on sale. UFC on FUEL TV is set to take place in Omaha, Nebraska on February 15. No venue has been announced to host the event, but a welterweight match between Jake Ellenberger and Diego Sanchez will likely serve as the evening’s main event. Tickets prices...

Jan 4, 2012 9:29 am

UFC NEWS – Perosh vs. Penner Added To UFC on FX 2

UFC officials have put together a light-heavyweight bout between Anthony Perosh and Nick Penner scheduled for UFC on FX 2 in March. UFC on FX 2 is set to feature a main event welterweight bout between Martin Kampmann and Thiago Alves. The Allphones Arena in Sydney, Australia will play host to the fight card on...

Jan 4, 2012 4:00 am

Tom Callos Training Journal and Announcement of Fire Safety Effort (Video)

Fire and emergency safety IS self-defense. Tom Callos ( offers help to martial arts school owners and teachers, for free, with integrating fire safety education into their programs –for the purpose of saving lives. Tom may be reached at 530-903-0286 or on at tomcallos. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Jan 3, 2012 2:41 pm

UFC NEWS – Lamas Out Of UFC 143 Bout With Poirier With Injury

Dustin Poirier cannot seem to catch a break. His latest replacement opponent, Ricardo Lamas, has been forced out of their scheduled UFC 143 bout with an undisclosed injury. UFC officials announced the change in card just moments ago. No replacement has been named at this point, but a search is underway for Poirier, who was...

Jan 3, 2012 1:46 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC Adds Wiman vs. Bocek To Return Trip To Montreal

An intriguing lightweight matchup has been added to UFC 145. According to UFC officials, both Matt Wiman and Mark Bocek have agreed to face each other in the UFC’s return trip to Montreal. UFC officials announced the pairing this afternoon. UFC 145 is still yet to be officially announced by UFC officials but it is...

Jan 3, 2012 1:35 pm

UFC NEWS – Hominick vs. Yagin Set For UFC 145

A featherweight bout has been added to the UFC’s return trip to Montreal in the form of Mark Hominick vs. Eddie Yagin. UFC officials announced the matchup just moments ago. UFC 145 is still yet to be officially announced by UFC officials but it is expected to take place on March 25 from the Bell...

Jan 3, 2012 12:14 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC 141 Medical Suspensions Report

The Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) today revealed the list of fighters who have received medical suspensions following their efforts in last weekend’s UFC 141 event. Twelve fighters received mandatory suspensions, four of which could be out up to six months due to injuries suffered while in the cage. UFC 141 took place this past...

Jan 3, 2012 11:30 am

UFC NEWS – Sweden’s First UFC Announces DaMarques Johnson vs. John Maguire on Fuel TV 2

International expansion efforts by the UFC have landed their first event at the Ericsson Global Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. The first fight announced on the card, reported by, will have American fighter, DaMarques Johnson, versus England’s new UFC inductee, John Maguire. The Stockholm, Sweden event will be one of four international venues the UFC...