Archive: ufc news

Jul 26, 2012 6:25 pm

With UFC 152 Main & Co-Main Events Set, Penn Finalizes VADA Enrollment | UFC NEWS

After weeks of decision making, former UFC lightweight and welterweight champion BJ Penn has finalized his enrollment with the VADA testing program. Penn will be the first UFC fighter to undergo the voluntary testing that the organization provides in an attempt to set a clear example to the rest of the sport. In a release...

Jul 26, 2012 2:30 pm

UFC 149 Prelims Pulls 1 Million Viewers | UFC News

UFC 149 took place at Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary July 21. The preliminary-card broadcast hit a million viewers during the show. Two fights on Facebook preceded the show followed by the pay-per-view main card. The UFC and FX have now averaged 1.31 million viewers over eight preliminary-card broadcasts.  Here are the prelmis on FX thus...

Jul 26, 2012 1:00 pm

Who’s next for the Korean Zombie? | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor It was recently announced that UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo will be returning home for his next title defense, when he faces Erik Koch in Brazil this October at UFC 153. After reading the news, I immediately thought of Chan Sung Jung, who had recently called out the current 145 pound champion...

Jul 26, 2012 9:51 am

Cormier Comments On Frank Mir Bout: Happy Mir Accepted | UFC NEWS

“Tim Sylvia’s accomplished a lot, but he just hasn’t really fought in the top of the sport for a while. No disrespect to Tim, but this is a much easier fight to get pumped up for. I dropped my phone a couple of times while I was trying to look at Twitter. You’ve got to...

Jul 26, 2012 9:34 am

Photo Gallery | Ronda Rousey Trains With Carmen Electra | UFC NEWS

Strikeforce female champion, Ronda Rousey, is not above giving private trainind sessions to some of Hollywood’s elite it would appear. In this photo gallery provided by TitoCouture.com we see Rousey and Electra getting their work out on for the cameras. Jump to page 2 to check out the rest of the images.

Jul 26, 2012 9:29 am

Barao Coach: Faber Has The Heart Of A Brazilian | UFC NEWS

“The strategy we devised worked very well, from the weight cut to the fight. Everything was 100 percent. It only could have gone better if he had scored a knockout, as we planned, but he hurt his foot on Faber’s knee or shin early in the second round and he couldn’t kick with his right...

Jul 26, 2012 5:07 am

Cormier Draws former UFC Heavyweight Champion, Frank Mir To Strikeforce| UFC NEWS

Daniel Cormier no longer has to wonder who he is fighting next. It was reported by USA Today Wednesday night that the heavy hitting Strikeforce fighter would be fighting former UFC Champion Frank Mir. Strikeforce has a dwindling roster of heavyweight athletes so the booking of this bout isn’t that surprising. “There has been a...

Jul 25, 2012 4:48 pm

Rothwell Injured, Forced Off UFC on FOX 4 Card | UFC NEWS

That pesky injury bug is back again. This time it’s taken out popular heavyweight fighter Ben Rothwell. According to reports Rothwell, who was scheduled to face Travis Browne, suffered an ankle injury in training and will not be able to compete. UFC on FOX 4 is set to take place on August 4 from the...

Jul 25, 2012 4:37 pm

Trainer Says GSP Still Wants To Fight Nick Diaz | UFC NEWS

“Everywhere we go the fans are asking me for Nick Diaz. They’re always asking me when Georges is going to fight Nick Diaz. And when I tell them, he’s retired they have this crazy look on their face, like that’s crazy they still have to fight. I think Georges wants that fight. I think Diaz...

Jul 25, 2012 1:35 pm

UFC 150 | Buddy Roberts Steps in to Face Yushin Okami

Greg Jackson trained and instructor at the New Mexico gym middleweight Buddy Roberts gets an immense  opportunity in his second UFC fight as he steps in to face top 10 middleweight Yushin Okami on short notice at UFC 150.   Roberts was already competing on the card against Colorado native Chris Camozzi, but now moves up in...

Jul 25, 2012 11:07 am

Healy Booked TO Face Melendez For Strikeforce Title In September | MMA NEWS

Gilbert Melendez, STRIKEFORCE lightweight champion and top pound-for-pound fighter, will make his next title defense against veteran and red-hot number one contender Pat Healy, when STRIKEFORCE: MELENDEZ vs. HEALY comes to Power Balance Pavilion in Sacramento, Calif. on Saturday, Sept. 29. The main event, scheduled for five rounds, will air live on SHOWTIME at 10...

Jul 25, 2012 10:20 am

VIDEO | Lyoto Machida’s Finishing Moves: UFC Ultimate Insider | UFC NEWS

UFC Ultimate Insider is joined by former light heavyweight champion Lyoto “The Dragon” Machida for this edition of “Signature Moves”. Machida reveals the secrets behind his most effective moves inside the Octagon and shows why he is considered one of the most dangerous fighters in the UFC.