Archive: ufc news

Oct 10, 2012 10:26 am

Daniel Cormier Wants To Coach “The Ultimate Fighter” Opposite Jon Jones

Daniel Cormier (10-0 MMA, 7-0 Strikeforce) made his presence known September 10, 2011 when he replaced Alistair Overeem and defeated Antonio Silva in the first round via KO (punches). The former Olympic wrestler showed he was the real deal when he went on to win the Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix by defeating Josh Barnett in...

Oct 9, 2012 7:08 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Rich Franklin on Fighting Le, China, Movies, and More

Rich Franklin takes on Cung Le on November 10th in the main event of UFC on Fuel TV 6 also known as UFC MACAO. This event will be the UFC’s first event in greater China and is set to take place at the CotaiArena. The fight was in question for a time. Rumors of a...

Oct 9, 2012 1:37 pm

Ratings Report: UFC on FX 5 Draw Mediocre Television Audience | UFC NEWS

UFC on FX 5:  Browne vs Bigfoot drew in the lowest number of viewers with 1.1 million hitting the same mark as UFC on FX 3.  The good news is…. It gave a boost to The Ultimate Fighter: Team Carwin vs. Team Nelson episode 4. UFC live events on FX have been fairly consistent with...

Oct 9, 2012 12:25 pm

Jeremy Stephens’ bail set at $100,000, faces extradition to Iowa | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor UFC lightweight Jeremy Stephens, who has been in a Minnesota jail since his arrest early Friday morning, has had his bail set at $100,000 and faces a possible extradition to Iowa. According to UFC president Dana White and Stephens’ management group, Evolution Agents, the fighter is wanted in Iowa in relation to a...

Oct 9, 2012 8:15 am

VIDEO | Inside MMA Hints At Strikeforce Closure | MMA NEWS

Yesterday BJPENN.COM was first to run a story that the Strikeforce Mixed Martial Arts promotion was close to shutting their doors. AXS TV’s Inside MMA went on the air last night and reported much of the same during their live broadcast. “‘Inside MMA’ has heard from multiple sources that the relationship between Strikeforce and Showtime...

Oct 9, 2012 7:20 am

Quick Twitt | Travis Browne Out 2-4 Months With Torn Hamstring | UFC NEWS

During last Friday’s UFC on FX 5 main event. Heavyweight fighter, Travis Browne, suffered an obvious injury that not only cost him victory, but also forced the first loss on his previously unbeaten Mixed Martial Arts record. The Greg Jackson trained fighter recently took to twitter to announce the confirmation of his injury and explain...

Oct 9, 2012 7:00 am

Rick Story Stress Free And Ready To Get Contention Back On Track | UFC NEWS

“Taking fights on short notice is definitely not something I was prepared to do. Even though I was in shape, all the hype and stress and interviews and everything like that, it’s normally something you work yourself into, but with me, I got a dump truck load of all-new stress put right on my shoulders....

Oct 8, 2012 12:42 pm

VIDEO | Cain Velasquez: ‘My only loss is eating at me’ | UFC NEWS

Former UFC heavyweight champion, Cain Velasquez, recently took part in a fan Q&A for the UFC. While up on stage the hard hitting heavyweight discussed his only career defeat at the hands of Junior dos Santos and where he stands on the current state of his career. This must see video interview can be found...

Oct 8, 2012 12:33 pm

Quick Twitt | UFC’s Shane Roller Announces Retirement | UFC NEWS

Since entering the UFC’s Octagon, WEC import, Shane Roller never really found his groove. After besting Thiago Tavares in his UFC debut, the wrestling based fighter was off to a great start in the UFC’s lightweight division. However, Roller went on to win just one of his next five bouts including his most recent loss...

Oct 8, 2012 12:09 pm

Betting Odds: Machida Opens Up As Early Favorite Over Dan Henderson | UFC NEWS

At a yet to me named UFC event, top light-heavyweight fighters Dan Henderson and Lyoto Machida will square off to determine the UFC’s true number-one contender to the title currently held by Jon Jones. For their parts both Dan Henderson and Lyoto Machida have already earned their shot at the crown, but with a Hendo...

Oct 8, 2012 12:03 pm

VIDEO | UFC 153: Silva vs. Bonnar Preview | UFC NEWS

Already 2-0 in the UFC at light heavyweight, middleweight champion and pound for pound king Anderson “The Spider” Silva will take the risky move 20 pounds north once more to meet former Ultimate Fighter finalist Stephan Bonnar, who has won three in a row. Plus, heavyweight legend “Minotauro” Nogueira takes on the always dangerous Dave...