Archive: ufc news

Jun 19, 2012 3:40 pm

Jon Jones Sentencing for DWI Postponed

Light Heavyweight UFC Champ Jon ‘Bones’ Jones  was scheduled to appear in court today to face sentencing for a DWI arrest on May 26.  Binghamton Press & Sun Bulletin reports Jones had his court date postponed and is rescheduled for July 3rd.  Jones is required to take part in an alcohol abuse and dependency assessment...

Jun 19, 2012 1:39 pm

Six Fight Main Card Set For UFC 148 | UFC News

July 7 at the MGM Garden Arena Las Vegas, NV – A grudge match main event between Middleweight Champ Anderson Silva and rival Chael Sonnen  takes center stage.   Co-main event Tito Ortiz’s final match with fellow former light heavyweight champ Forest Griffin and a six bout line up for UFC 148 instead of the usual...

Jun 19, 2012 12:36 pm

45 UFC Fights Cancelled Due To Injury In 2012 (So Far) | UFC NEWS

The UFC has been plagued with injuries this year. High-profile fight after high-profile fight has been cancelled and/or postponed due to injury on almost every single fight card this year. UFC president Dana White believes that fighters are training too hard in the gym and need to lighten up, while fighters and insiders blame the...

Jun 19, 2012 12:25 pm

Can Jon Jones Punch And Kick? “Not At All” Says Master Seagal | UFC NEWS

“I respect every fighter that goes out to the Octagon, I don’t think (Jones’) punches or kicks landed well (vs. Lyoto Machida). Do I think he punches or kicks well? No, not at all, and that’s just my opinion. He’s a very big guy, he’s like a heavyweight. He’s 6-4, very athletic and very strong....

Jun 19, 2012 12:00 pm

Delorme vs. Rivera Booked For UFC 149 | UFC NEWS

A bantamweight bout has been added to the UFC’s debut in Calgary, Alberta, Canada in the form of Roland Delorme vs. Francisco Rivera. Delorme was originally expected to welcome DREAM champion, Bibiano Fernandes to the UFC, however after a very confusing state of affairs that proved Bibiano was uninterested in the offer presented by the...

Jun 19, 2012 11:31 am

Rory MacDonald Opens Up As Betting Favorite Over BJ Penn | UFC NEWS

According to bestfightodds.com young welterweight star, Rory MacDonald, has opened up as the oddsmakers favorite over two-division UFC champion BJ Penn. The two welterweight fighters are expected to square off at UFC 152 this September in Canada. Is the smart money on the young up-and-comer or will Penn prove the doubters wrong? Sound off Penn...

Jun 19, 2012 11:08 am

VIDEO | Official trailer for HIJACKED starring Randy Couture | UFC NEWS

A high-octane, pulse-pounding story of one man out for justice in the sky, HIJACKED stars a top-notch cast of action heroes including former UFC Heavyweight Champion Randy Couture(The Expendables, and the upcoming The Expendables 2), Dominic Purcell (Straw Dogs, “Prison Break”), Tiffany Dupont (“Greek”), Holt McCallany (Fight Club), Craig Fairbrass (The Bank Job) and Vinnie...

Jun 19, 2012 11:01 am

Steven Seagal Says He Trained With Anderson Silva For Sonnen Fight | UFC NEWS

“I have (trained with Anderson Silva for this camp). I gave him some stuff that I consider to be very special, and I think it is also stuff that I don’t think most people will be expecting.” “Well, there are millions of techniques that no one has ever seen in the UFC. I’ve showed him...

Jun 19, 2012 10:28 am

Che Mills To Battle Duane Ludwig at UFC in Nottingham | UFC NEWS

The UFC’s event in Nottingham is growing and flowing with fights this week; match-maker Joe Silva has slated a welterweight bout featuring Duane Ludwig battling Che Mills. The fight is set to take place at UFC on Fuel TV 5: Nottingham. Che Mills is coming off a very disappointing loss to welterweight stand-out Rory MacDonald,...

Jun 19, 2012 2:00 am

Johnson Avoids Surgery After Second Diagnosis Reveals No Hernia | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Demetrious Johnson found out he will avoid surgery as he was misdiagnosed with a hernia. In an interview with MMAWeekly Johnson talks about his injury as well as discussing his return to action. “Basically, what happened was when I got kicked in the groin I’m assuming, but with my testicles there’s wires...

Jun 19, 2012 12:49 am

Dana Whites Ear Surgery May Require Him To Learn To Walk Again | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Dana White talks to Inside MMA about a rare inner ear disease he suffers from called meniere’s disease. “I’m lobbying hard for this surgery. The surgery isn’t the cure. The surgery, they go in and they basically cut the nerve. So you have to learn to walk again. You have to go...