Archive: ufc news

Jun 15, 2012 11:11 am

JDS Seeking Random PED Testing In MMA | UFC NEWS

“I would like him to do a test — a blood test. I think we both need to do that. I want a clean fight and he needs to prove he is not under any kind of substances… Using drugs is completely unnecessary, and I am the living proof. I’m the champion, and I never...

Jun 15, 2012 10:55 am

"Shogun" Sets The Record Straight On Glover Issue | UFC NEWS

  By: Jason Kindschy Mauricio “Shogun” Rua has been on the receiving quite a bit of criticism over the past week, with UFC president Dana White being the most vocal. Dana pushed the point home in an interview with MMAfighting.com’s Ariel Helwani. In response to a question regarding Rua not wanting to fight up-and-comer Glover...


Jun 14, 2012 7:22 am

Exclusive Video | Getting Filthy With Tom Lawlor | UFC NEWS

By: Jason Kindschy “Filthy” Tom Lawlor is quite the character. I recently got a chance to sit down with Tom at Tim Burrill BJJ in Providence, Rhode Island, and discuss his win over Jason MacDonald, the money troubles he had going into the bout, and how the “Knockout of the Night” bonus really helped him...

Jun 14, 2012 7:19 am

War Machine Jail Blogs Season 2 | MMA NEWS

Controversial MMA Fighter, “War Machine”, has landed back in jail and is in the process of serving another year long sentence. Shortly after his first stint in prison he was forced to answer pending charges in another case which resulted in him going back to jail to serve more time. In typical “War Machine” fashion...

Jun 14, 2012 6:28 am

Ronny Markes On Returning From Injury And Helping Barao Train For Faber | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Ronny Markes in an interview with TATAME. Markes has competed twice in the UFC getting the win on both occasions firstly at Light-Heavyweight where he defeated Karlos Vemola then dropping to Middleweight to face Aaron Simpson where Markes used his size to edge out a close decision victory. Overall Markes now has...

Jun 14, 2012 1:26 am

Diego Nunes Not In A Hurry To Return To The Octagon | UFC News

Diego Nunes in an interview with TATAME. Nunes has gone (1-2) in his past three bouts losing decisions to Kenny Florian & Dennis Siver and defeating Manvel Gamburyan. However Nunes is in no rush to get back into the octagon for now as he would like to dedicate some time to his family. “I’m cool....

Jun 13, 2012 6:58 pm

VIDEO | Sonnen: "I Will Find A Way To Win" | UFC NEWS

By: Jason Kindschy “It’s a new fight, and it’s my 25 minutes versus his 25 minutes, who can push harder longer. It has nothing to do with skills. Commentators and announcers love to make this about skills, but its not, its about who’s tougher than who, who wants it more,” stated Chael Sonnen in a...

Jun 13, 2012 5:49 pm

UFC Has Eyes For China This Year | UFC NEWS

                  by: Chris Taylor It began in August 2010, when the UFC officially opened up offices in Asia. Former NBA executive Mark Fischer was hired by the UFC to lead the charge. It had taken some time to lay out the initial ground work, but it was...

Jun 13, 2012 2:06 pm

UFC on FX 3 Salary Report | UFC NEWS

Mike Pyle topped the money list for the UFC’s event on FX 3. Demitrious Johnson and Mike Pierce also topped the salary list with payouts of $40,000. UFC on FX 3 took place last Saturday at BankAtlantic Center in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. The main event featured”Mighty Mouse” Johnson and Ian McCall in a flyweight bout...

Jun 13, 2012 1:11 pm

Stittgen vs. Guimaraes Added To UFC on FUEL TV 4 | UFC NEWS

A welterweight bout against Dan Stittgen and UFC Rookie Marcelo Guimaraes is in talks to take place on July’s UFC on Fuel TV 4 fight card. Sources close to both fighters have confirmed the fight has been agreed upon and the contract will be finished soon. Stittgen, a Midwest Training Center Product, is coming off...

Jun 13, 2012 9:52 am

VIDEO | BJ Penn Explains Motivation For MacDonald On FUEL TV | UFC NEWS

A quick video of BJ Penn on FUEL TV’s “UFC Tonight,” talking about getting back in the octagon opposite the Tri Star camp on UFC 152. “Why was Rory the opponent that got you back to the octagon?”  asked Todd Harris BJ Penn: “The reason why I came back to fight Rory, after he put...

Jun 13, 2012 8:27 am

Shogun Believes The Vera Fight 'Should Please All The Fans' | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua in an interview with FightersOnly. Shogun comments on his new opponent Brandon Vera after his original opponent Thiago Silva withdrew from the fight due to injury. “Brandon Vera is a very dangerous fighter, has a sharpened Muay Thai and has already defeated great names inside the UFC. After so...