Archive: ufc news

Sep 28, 2011 3:09 pm

UFC on Versus 6 Prelims To Stream on Facebook

Up until this afternoon it was unknown what would become of this weekend’s preliminary card but as usual the UFC is going to provide those fights for free on the popular social network of facebook.com. UFC on Versus 6 features a bantamweight title fight between champion, Dominick Cruz and challenger, Demetrious Johnson is set to...

Sep 28, 2011 2:58 pm

Chris Lytle announces candidacy for Indiana Senate

Hey everybody, this is Chris Lytle. I’ve decided that I can no longer let our government run with the same attitude that it has been for years. Our politicans worry about themselves more than the people they represent. That needs to change. Therefore, I’m running for state senate in Indiana. I know times are tough,...

Sep 28, 2011 2:51 pm

Strikeforce Challengers 19 Draws 203,000 Viewers On Showtime

This past Friday’s Strikeforce Challengers 19 event drew in 203,000 viewers on the subscription based Showtime network. This number marks a 12 percent increast from the prevsions Challengers show in August which was the promotions all time lowest watched show in history. The event took place this past Friday, Sept 23 at The Pearl at...


Sep 28, 2011 12:34 pm

Carlos Condit: “I’m the best welterweight in the world”

“I’ve always been a big fan of Georges, I’ve admired his style and kinda of the way he carries himself and I’m honored to get in their and challenge him for the belt and step in the cage with him. With all that aside I think that I’m the best welterweight in the world and...

Sep 28, 2011 12:16 pm

James Head Injured, Maquire Now Faces Justin Edwards at UFC 138

James Head is the latest fighter to withdraw from a scheduled UFC appearance with an injury. Originally scheduled to face Mark Scanlon, Head was forced to take a new opponent in Maquire when Mark was forced to back out of the fight due to an injury of his own. Now it would appear as both...

Sep 28, 2011 12:06 pm

UFC 136: Herman vs. Russow Scratched, Phan vs. Garcia II Promoted To Main Card

The injury bug has taken out Dave “Pee Wee” Herman and forced him out of his scheduled bout with Mike Russow at UFC 136. Instead of keeping Russow on the televised portion of the card the UFC has opted to promote a rematch between Nam Phan and Leonard Garcia in their place. “UFC 138: Munoz...

Sep 28, 2011 7:00 am

Rashad Evans: Jon Jones Thinks He is “Gods gift to the fight game”

“Right now, this dude’s on cloud nine. He thinks that he’s God’s gift to the fight game. I think he’s gonna think that he can just walk right through me. Now that he’s beat ‘Rampage,’ he’s gonna think that there’s nothing I could do. He’s seen my style and he’s gonna think there’s nothing I...

Sep 28, 2011 5:30 am

Fans Encouraged To Attend Tomorrow’s UFC on Versus 6 Press Conference

The UFC is holding a pre-fight press conference tomorrow to promote this weekend’s UFC on Versus 6 card. Fans are invited to attend the public event located at The Newseum in Washington, D.C. The event is set to kick off at 1 p.m. local time and will feature event headliners Dominick Cruz and Demetrious Johnson...

Sep 28, 2011 4:30 am

Belfort eyes December Return, wants Chael Sonnen Bout

“I just don’t want to step in the octagon not (being) 100 percent. I see a lot of guys stepping in there just to make money. I’m not there just to make money. I’m there to win. I’m there to accomplish (something). I’m there for the belt, to make history. I want to fight to...

Sep 28, 2011 4:00 am

Bellator 51 Ratings Up Slightly From Bellator 50

Last weekend’s Bellator event peaked out a little higher than the previous installment which was recorded at an all-time low for the promotion. Bellator 51 drew in 158,000 viewers, up 39% from the last promotional broadcast however the number still reflects poorly on the promotions overall broadcast history. Out of the 17 events aired on...

Sep 27, 2011 10:01 pm

UFC Books McDonald vs. Eduardo For UFC 139

A bantamweight bout has just been added to the UFC’s November trip to San Jose in the form of Michael McDonald vs. Johnny Eduardo. UFC 139 is set to take place on November 19th at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, California. With the original heavyweight title fight headliner between champ Cain Velasquez and Junior...

Sep 27, 2011 4:25 pm

UFC 135 Prelim Special on Spike TV Peaks at 1.73 million viewers

Another sign that UFC 135 was a success is in the viewership rating it received on the Spike Prelim Special. The event drew in a 1.1 household rating and averaged 1.6 million viewers; however the show peaked when 1.73 million people at home tuned in to watch the two-fight, pre-pay-per-view broadcast. These figures make the...

Sep 27, 2011 4:14 pm

Jon Jones Coach: I don’t think Jon Jones is a good fight for Anderson Silva

“You know what, I think with Anderson, Anderson is probably the best as far as the eyes going, watching an opponent and then knowing he can strike a certain time and put them on their ass. That’s what Anderson does and I think Jon’s getting there with his strikes. I think Jon’s much better, way...

Sep 27, 2011 4:00 pm

UFC on Versus 6 Prelims: Bloodworth in for injured Houghland against Easton

It’s not an MMA event if there aren’t fighters getting knocked off the card due to injuries suffered in training. The latest of which is bantamweight fighter, Jeff Houghland, who has been forced to withdraw from his scheduled appearance on this weekend’s UFC card due to an undisclosed injury suffered in training. In his place...

Sep 27, 2011 2:27 pm

Phil Davis vs. Lyoto Machida Set For UFC 140 (UPDATED)

Lyoto Machida diehards can rest easier knowing the former champion has finally booked a return trip to the Octagon. According to a report coming out of mmaweekly.com, UFC president Dana White recently confirmed with the news outlet that he has booked Machida to face Phil Davis at the upcoming UFC 140 event set for December....

Sep 27, 2011 2:22 pm

Henderson Sounds Off on Upcoming Fight with Shogun: “Im Better in Every Aspect”

With Dan Henderson now ready to make his return to the octagon at UFC 139 on November 19th against former light heavyweight champion Mauricio Shogun Rua, “Hendo” seems thoroughly confident that he is still one of the best fighters in the world. Henderson and Shogun will get down in just over a month and a...

Sep 27, 2011 12:06 pm

UFC 135 A Live Gate and Attendance Success

The Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies’ Office of Boxing released the official gate and attendance tallies for last weekend’s UFC 135 event and 16,344 UFC fans turned up bringing in a live gate total of $2,089,575.00. “UFC 135: Jones vs. Rampage” took place last Saturday, September 24 live on pay-per-view from Denver’s Pepsi Center. The...

Sep 27, 2011 11:57 am

UFC 135 Suspensions: Jones Out Up To Six Months

Sorry about your luck Rashad Evans… Twelve UFC 135 participants have been medically suspended following their efforts at last weekend’s “Jones vs. Rampage” event including the light-heavyweight champion who could be out up to six-months for injuries suffered during the night’s main event. “UFC 135: Jones vs. Rampage” took place last Saturday, September 24 live...