Archive: ufc news

Jun 5, 2012 4:18 am

Alexander Gustafsson Out Until October With Broken Hand | UFC News

Jamie McAllister When Thiago Silva pulled out of the UFC 149 bout with Shogun there was a number of names thrown around one was Alexander Gustafsson, however there is a very good reason why the Swedish star is not taking the bout. Here is the story according to Mauricio “Shogun” Rua’s official Facebook page. The...

Jun 5, 2012 4:04 am

Three Bouts Added To UFC 150 | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister The UFC has added three bouts to UFC 150 in Denver on August 11th. A Featherweight bout featuring Nik Lentz and Eiji Mitsuoka. Nik Lentz makes his Featherweight debut after going (0-2) in his past two bouts, he is set to face Eiji Mitsuoka who was defeated by Takanori Gomi in his...

Jun 4, 2012 4:28 pm

UFC Releases A Number Of Fighters From Their Roster | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister The UFC has decided to release several fighters from their roster. Fighters cut from the promotion include Dongi Yang, Kamal Shalorus, Jorge Lopez, Jeff Curran. All were defeated at the UFC on Fuel TV event last month. More cuts made by the promotion include Aaron Rosa (lost 2 of 3) Efrain Escudero...

Jun 4, 2012 1:56 pm

Bibiano Fernandes Signs with the UFC & Set To Make Debut At UFC 149 | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister The UFC has signed another top ten Bantamweight. Former Dream champion Bibiano Fernandes has joined the promotion and is set to make his debut at UFC 149. In his debut he is set to face Ultimate Fighter alum Roland Delorme. Fernandes is currently on a three fight win streak most recently defeating...

Jun 4, 2012 7:56 am

EXCLUSIVE | Rich Franklin Talks Replacing Vitor Against Silva, Le

Call him what you want but Rich Franklin is a company man. Initially scheduled to face Cung Le at UFC 148, Franklin now faces Wanderlei Silva in the main event of UFC 147 after Wanderlei’s opponent Vitor Belfort was injured. Rich has stepped up and filled spots before, but his fight with Le was to...

Jun 4, 2012 7:54 am

EXCLUSIVE | Roy Nelson on Everything part 2 (Must Read) | UFC NEWS

Part 2 of Roy Nelson’s epic thoughts on just about everything! On whether he thought he might replace Alistair Overeem when Overeem was pulled from the fight with Junior Dos Santos: “That never crossed my mind. It’s the UFC sometimes you never know what they’re thinking over there”. Cain Velasquez vs. Bigfoot Silva: “I didn’t...

Jun 4, 2012 6:30 am

Thiago Alves suffers injury, out of UFC 149 | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor The UFC will be forced to make more changes to it’s upcoming 149 card, as news broke this weekend that Thiago Alves has been forced off with an undisclosed injury. UFC 149 has already been forced to make changes to it’s co-main event, as Thiago Silva pulled out of his scheduled bout...

Jun 4, 2012 5:51 am

The Ultimate Fighter Brazil Episode 11 Recap | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister This weeks episode starts with the coaches walking on to soccer fields for the coaches challenge. In the challenge each coach will have ten opportunies to score past the opposing coach from the penalty spot, the coach with most goals wins. The winner of the coaches challenge will leave with R$45,000 (approximately...

Jun 3, 2012 12:47 pm

VIDEO | Scott Coker Wants Rousey vs. Cyborg To Happen | MMA NEWS

Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker talks about the conclusion of the Strikeforce heavyweight grand prix, what’s next for Daniel Cormier and Josh Barnett, Gilbert Melendez’s future, the possibility of making Ronda Rousey vs. Cris Cyborg, and much more.

Jun 3, 2012 2:18 am

"TUF: The Smashes" Settles On Two Weight Classes | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister The UFC recently announced the second international version of The Ultimate Fighter and that it would be the UK vs. Australia. The series has been dubbed The Smashes – A play on the 130 year old cricket rivalry. When announced the range of applicants for the show was set for fighters between...

Jun 3, 2012 2:00 am

Jon Fitch Latest Fighter Out Due To Injury | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Jon Fitch is the latest fighter forced out of a bout due to injury. Fitch has suffered a knee injury in training which takes him out of the July 11th UFC On Fuel TV 4 card where he was set to face Aaron Simpson. Sources close to the match-up confirmed the news...

Jun 3, 2012 1:34 am

Kampmann Wants Title Shot But Will Fight Hendricks If Need Be | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Martin Kampmann comments on his next move at The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 15 Finale post-fight press conference. Kampmann would like to get the title shot next however he is also willing to fight Johny Hendricks. “My goal is to fight for the title — that’s where I want to go. Johny has...