Archive: ufc news

Nov 30, 2011 4:00 am

UFC NEWS – UFC 143: Rafael 'Sapo' Natal vs. Michael Kuiper Added

A middleweight contest has been added to February’s UFC 143 card set for Las Vegas in the form of the Rafael ‘Sapo’ Natal vs. UFC newcomer Michael Kuiper. UFC officials made the bout officials yesterday afternoon. UFC 143 is set to take place at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas on February 4th....

Nov 29, 2011 3:50 pm

UFC NEWS – Jon Olav Einemo vs. Mike Russow In The Works for UFC on FOX 2

A heavyweight clash is expected to be put together for the UFC’s return to network television. Jon Olav Einemo and Mike Russow have apparently agreed to face each other on January 28. While not officially announced by the promotion, UFC on FOX 2 is expected to go down from Chicago’s United Center on January 28....

Nov 29, 2011 3:37 pm

UFC NEWS – MFC to UFC: Jimmo Makes the Jump Against Karlos Vemola At UFC on FX 1

The last time Ryan Jimmo donned the UFC brand was during his TUF 8 appearance vs. future Strikeforce fighter Antwain Britt. Although Jimmo lost by majority decision to Britt, he kept an optimistic outlook in that one day he would earn another chance to fight on MMA’s biggest stage, saying on his elimination episode, “Dana...


Nov 29, 2011 3:22 pm

UFC NEWS – Mike Brown vs. Vagner Rocha Set for UFC on FX 1

UFC officials today announced that Mike Brown (25-8 MMA, 1-3 UFC) would be facing off against Vagner Rocha (7-2 MMA, 1-1 UFC) at the upcoming UFC on FX 1 event which is set to take place on January 20th at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee. The night’s fight card will be headlined by a...

Nov 29, 2011 1:45 pm

UFC NEWS – Bisping: Spies in my camp story is the ramblings of a madman

“I know for a fact that none of them have been divulging secrets,” Bisping said. “I think this is a sign of Jason a little bit nervous, you know, the impending doom tha iscoming his way this coming weekend and he’s trying to unsettle my camp. I think he’s looking at the Rmpage spygate thing...

Nov 29, 2011 1:24 pm

UFC NEWS – Jorge Rivera Returns Against Eric Schafer At UFC on FX 1

A middleweight scrap has apparently been added to the UFC’s debut on Fox broadcasting partner, FX. UFC on FX 1 is set to take place from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee on January 20. A lightweight bout between Melvin Guillard and Jim Miller will serve as the evenings main event live on FX. The...

Nov 29, 2011 8:15 am

UFC NEWS – Demian Maia Wants To Get Back To His Submitting Ways

“That’s my trademark and I want to submit again. If it depended exclusively on me (laughs)… I do my best on the trainings to get it, but we can’t forget on the other side of the ring there’s an opponent who’s always getting better and better on a high level in the UFC. Despite I...

Nov 29, 2011 6:59 am

UFC NEWS – Rumor: Ellenberger vs. Sanchez In The Works

A welterweight bout between Jake Ellenberger and Diego Sanchez has long been rumored to be in the works for an unnamed UFC event set for the first quarter of 2012. While we have remained silent on the rumor, it has as of late, picked up some more steam and all signs point to this clash...

Nov 29, 2011 6:49 am

MMA NEWS – Tokoro vs. Saadulaev Added To DREAM Year End Event

A bantamweight tournament reserve bout has been added to DREAM’s year end event in the form of Hideo Tokoro vs. Yusup Saadulaev. DREAM officials announced the bout this morning. “DREAM: Fight for Japan. How are you! New Year 2011.” is set to take place on Dec. 31 from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan....

Nov 29, 2011 6:38 am

UFC NEWS – Frankie Edgar Excited To Fight Benson Henderson

“He’s been on a tear since he came over from the WEC. He’s beat all the top contenders, so he’s more deserving of a title shot. He’s real exciting. He’s young and hungry, so I know I‘ve got my hands full. I know it will be a good one [fight]. He’s a good fighter, so...

Nov 29, 2011 6:25 am

UFC NEWS – “The Ultimate Fighter 14” Preliminary Card To Stream Live On Facebook

The preliminary card for this weekend’s “TUF 14” Finale is set to stream live on the popular social network, facebook.com UFC officials confirmed the news late yesterday afternoon. The Ultimate Fighter season 14 Finale is set to take place on Saturday December 3 from The Pearl At The Palms Casino and Resort in Las Vegas,...

Nov 28, 2011 6:16 pm

UC NEWS – Miguel Torres Thinks He Has The Tools To Beat Cruz

“I think I pose the biggest threat to him as far as anybody at 135. … I don’t know who he’s fought with good leg kicks, that kick to the leg a lot, but I know a lot of the guys that I train with, that move like him, you hit them in the leg...

Nov 28, 2011 2:32 pm

UFC NEWS – Chris Leben Suspended For Second Time Due To Failed Drug Screening

The UFC has suspended one of their own. Middleweight fighter, Chris Leben, has for the second time in his UFC career failed a drug screening for banned substances. This time it was for undisclosed prescription painkillers oxycodone and oxymorphone. For his infraction, the fan favorite has to sit on the sidelines yet again for a...

Nov 28, 2011 12:36 pm

UFC NEWS – “Mayhem” Miller Claims Team Bisping Is Feeding Him Secrets

“I just want everyone to understand how fricken hard I am training. I have never trained this hard or smart for a fight in my life. In ironic twist news- I’m totally getting reimbursed for John Dodson’s insubordination. I’m not even asking about Michael’s training, but for some reason all the friends that I’ve had...

Nov 28, 2011 9:15 am

UFC NEWS – Chael Sonnen And Arianny Celeste In A War Of Words

This is gossip in its purest form, however, who doesn’t appreciate a good Chael Sonnen rant? One person who I know for sure doesn’t is none other than UFC ring girl, Arianny Celeste who recently engaged in verbal warfare with the king of the art after Chael Sonnen’s recent comments about her in an interview...