Archive: ufc news

Oct 24, 2011 1:01 pm

Who is the betting favorite in the Penn vs. Diaz UFC 137 main event?

It seems like the MMA world is split down the middle in regards to the welterweight main event set for this Saturday’s UFC pay-per-view card. While it would seem that the majority of MMA fans favor the Stockton California native over the proud Hawaiian, if you surf through the internet long enough you can see...

Oct 24, 2011 12:39 pm

Volkmann vs. Grant Booked For UFC 141

UFC officials took to twitter today to announce a recently signed lightweight bout set between Jacob Volkmann and T.J. Grant. UFC 141 is set to take place on Dec. 30 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The end-of-year pay-per-view event will feature a five-round non-title fight between former heavyweight champion Brock...

Oct 24, 2011 8:23 am

GSP on BJ Penn: "At the best of his ability he's the best guy"

“I think BJ Penn will win the fight because I believe he has more skills. If he uses all his set of skills, then BJ Penn will win. But, the thing with BJ Penn is sometimes you don’t know what BJ Penn will show up to the fight. If he’s well prepared or injured –...


Oct 24, 2011 8:02 am

Countdown to “UFC 137: Penn vs. Diaz” Airs Tonight on Spike TV

Tonight the UFC and Spike TV will join forces once again to bring you the pre-fight UFC 137 preview. With all the changes to the card, including the loss of its main event between Georges St Pierre and Carlos Condit, the show has been cut down from its typical hour of airtime to just thirty-minutes....

Oct 24, 2011 7:37 am

VIDEO: BJ Penn vs. Nick Diaz Pro Picks

Stephan Bonnar, Wanderlei Silva, Manny Gamburyan, Tyson Griffin, Duane Ludwig, Anthony Njokuani, Rafael Cordeiro and Phil Baroni all give their prediction for UFC 137’s main event between Nick Diaz and B.J. Penn.

Oct 24, 2011 7:32 am

Alistair Overeem: "Brock Wont Make It Out Of The First Round"

“I’m very confident. It’s going to be a knockout victory in the first round. He’s not going to get out of the first round. It will not come to the second round… He’s a strong guy, a very dangerous guy. But, I think I’ve got what it takes to stop him. And I got what...

Oct 23, 2011 1:07 pm

Schedule of UFC 137 events in Las Vegas

The UFC is heading out to their home turf of Las Vegas once again this week and there is a nice list of UFC events open to the public. “UFC 137: Penn vs. Diaz” is set to take place on October 29th from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. The pay-per-view event was...

Oct 22, 2011 10:52 am

UFC 137 Pre-Fight Press Conference Confirmed For New York-New York Hotel And Casino

The UFC is holding a pre-fight press conference next week on Thursday the 27th to promote next weekend’s UFC 137 pay-per-view card. Up until yesterday the location of the scheduled event was unknown, however the UFC has released the location as being, New York-New York’s Hotel and Casino’s Brooklyn Bridge. Fans are invited to attend...

Oct 22, 2011 10:44 am

Frank Mir: Lesnar Easily Beats Overeem

“Honestly, I think Brock will win pretty easily. I think we’re going to see the closest thing to a grappler versus striker match you’ll see nowadays. Brock is going to cover up; maybe throw one jab. He’ll rush Overeem to the cage, reach down for a leg and rip him down…. I don’t think he’s...

Oct 22, 2011 10:08 am

Tony Ferguson vs. Yves Edwards Booked For TUF 14 Finale

The UFC has booked a lightweight bout between “TUF” season 12 winner, Tony Ferguson and long time MMA Veteran Yves Edwards for the upcoming Dec. 3 event. “The Ultimate Fighter” season 14 finale is set to take place from The Pearl at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas. Headlining the event will be coaches...

Oct 22, 2011 8:39 am

Bantamweight action added to already stacked UFC 140 event

UFC officials have booked a bantamweight bout between Yves Jabouin and Walel Watson for their upcoming December 10 card. UFC officials took to twitter yesterday with the announcement. UFC 140 is set to take place in Toronto on December 10 from the Air Canada Centre. A light-heavyweight title fight between current champ Jon Jones and...

Oct 21, 2011 1:08 pm

Tickets For The 2011 World MMA Awards Hosted By Chael Sonnen On Sale Today

Tickets to the 2011 World MMA Awards operated by fighters Only magazine went on sale today and details of the event have been made official. The annual event which honors a wide variety of MMA professionals will take place on Nov. 30 from The Pearl at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas and be...

Oct 21, 2011 12:21 pm

Brad Tavares Injured, Out OF UFC 137: Jorgensen vs. Curran Promoted To Main Card

And the UFC 137 changes keep coming… An undisclosed injury has forced Brad Tavares out of his UFC 137 bout with Justin Jacoby and in their place from the preliminary card will come Scott Jorgensen and Jeff Curran. “UFC 137: Penn vs. Diaz” is set to take place on October 29th from the Mandalay Bay...

Oct 21, 2011 7:28 am

UFC Headed To Theatres In 3D Next Year

The Ultimate Fighting Championship will partner with innovative digital theatrical distribution company Cinedigm Digital Cinema for the first ever, live 3D broadcast of a UFC Pay-Per-View event when it brings it Feb. 4, 2012 fight card to upwards of 120 theatres across the nation. The 3D broadcast will be the first of four annual Pay-Per-Views...

Oct 21, 2011 7:15 am

"The Ultimate Fighter 14" Episode 5 Ratings Are In And They Are Up

This week’s Ultimate Fighter episodes ratings are up from last week. Coming in at 1.6 million viewers the show is up .1 million from last week and ties episode five with the most watched episode so far this season. Spike TV officials sent out the ratings for the episode yesterday afternoon. The 14th season of...

Oct 21, 2011 7:01 am

QuickTwitt: Pettis Agrees To Wait For Lauzon

If you missed the video posted up by Joe Lauzon yesterday, than this “QuickTwitt” post may not make that much sense to you. However, luckily we are here to feel you in on the quick details… Anthony Pettis came out last week and started campaigning for a fight with Joe Lauzon. Joe in time, responded...

Oct 21, 2011 6:45 am

Fabricio Werdum: "For sure, I want to come back to UFC"

“I don’t have nothing. I just have my contract with Strikeforce. But for sure, I want to come back to UFC for sure because UFC is the best event in the world. The guys give me a chance, for sure I’ll come back.”