Archive: ufc news

May 22, 2012 3:52 am

Shane Carwin Talks Recovery From Surgery & Returning To UFC | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister UFC Heavyweight Shane Carwin talks positively about his recovery from surgery and returning to the UFC while on HDNet’s ‘Inside MMA’ Carwin who has not competed since his defeat to now Champion Junior Dos Santos at UFC 131 which was in June 2011. “The first thing, and this is something I’ve shared...

May 21, 2012 11:02 pm

Anderson Silva Says He's Staying At Middleweight | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva in an interview with TATAME. Silva comments on staying in the Middleweight division. “We have a couple of athletes in the above division, which are Rafael Feijao (Strikeforce), who’s a big name in the division and Fabio Maldonado, who just fought and lost by points. We have...

May 21, 2012 2:00 pm

Exclusive | Showtime Pettis "I want to fight Nate Diaz!" | UFC NEWS

By: Chris Taylor I was fortunate enough to catch up with UFC lightweight top contender Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis this weekend. Pettis, who is coming off a big victory over Joe Lauzon at UFC 144, is looking to prove that he is the real #1 contender in the lightweight division. Here is our conversation: Chris: Hey...

May 21, 2012 1:20 pm

Exclusive | Kingsbury potentially eyeing a middleweight run | UFC NEWS

Kyle Kingsbury feels at home in the UFC light heavyweight division. His size and strength afford him a luxury most light heavyweights don’t have, and that’s the ability to power out of things most fighters at the weight can’t. It wasn’t always the case for Kyle who was a heavyweight before the UFC came calling....

May 21, 2012 1:02 pm

VIDEO | Jon Jones Car Crash | UFC NEWS

UFC Light-heavyweight champion, Jon Jones was arrested Saturday under for suspicion of DUI after he crashed his 2012 Bentley into a telephone pole in Binghamton New York. There have been no reports yet as to any injuries sustained from the accident or if Jones was traveling alone. He has been released as of now. Jones issued...

May 21, 2012 1:01 pm

Mark Munoz | Lombard Doesn't Deserve A Title Shot | UFC News

http://youtu.be/y1uUI21fQKU Mark Munoz in an interview with allelbows.com Munoz comments on Hector Lombard potentially getting the Middleweight title shot. “Hector Lombard? Shoot, I got respect for that guy. He’s a good fighter and he’s already mixing up the water, I mean, he’s already doing that. But at the same time, I’ve been in this organization...

May 21, 2012 1:00 pm

Programming Reminder | Countdown To UFC 146 Airs This Week | UFC NEWS

The widely popular UFC Countdown show returns this Wednesday on Fuel TV. The half hour special will showcase the top fights of this weekends UFC 146 card to build anticipation for the all heavyweight main card. The main event is the Heavyweight title match between Junior Dos Santos and Frank Mir while the co-main event...

May 21, 2012 10:00 am

The Changing Landscape for Foreign Fighters | MMA NEWS

By Oliver Insixiengmay: Chants of “Zombie, zombie, zombie” erupted from the crowd and surrounded the octagon during Chan Sung Jung’s encounter with Dustin Poirier. Chan Sung Jung, more familiarly and popularly known under the moniker “The Korean Zombie,” has garnered a remarkable amount of popularity over the past year. This can be accredited to his exciting...

May 21, 2012 9:30 am

UFC Champ Jones Addresses DUI Arrest, Issues Apology on Facebook | UFC NEWS

UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon “Bones” Jones took to Facebook this morning to address his recent DUI arrest. Jones’ spokesperson had previously issued a statement, but this is Jones’ first time to address his arrest directly. From Bones’ Facebook page: “Man I haven’t added anyone new to my Facebook page in like three years and...

May 21, 2012 9:24 am

PHOTO | Josh Barnett Shows Off Nasty Hand Break Suffered Saturday | MMA NEWS

By: Jason Kindschy Following his loss to Daniel Cormier on Saturday, Josh Barnett explained to Mauro Ranallo that he broke his hand early in the first round of the Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix Final. Barnett put any doubts of his claim to rest Sunday when he posted an X-ray of his left hand on Twitter....

May 21, 2012 7:45 am

Struve Weighs In On New Booking Against Lavar Johnson At UFC 146 | UFC NEWS

UFC Heavyweight Stefan Struve blogs for MMA Fighting about his sudden change in opponent from Mark Hunt to Lavar johnson, and what he thinks of both new and old match-ups. Struve will fight on the all Heavyweight card next Saturday at UFC 146. Here Struve discusses the brief notice and opponent change: “The news arrived...

May 21, 2012 7:30 am

UFC Fighter Eliot Marshall Confirms Retirement | UFC NEWS

UFC Light-heavyweight, Eliot Marshall has officially announced his retirement. Marshall is coming off of a unanimous decision loss to Brandon Vera last October, ending his career with a record of 10-4. The 31-year old New Jersey Native gave an honest and frank excuse for his departure from competition: “I’m retired. There’s a point of diminishing...

May 21, 2012 7:00 am

UFC GYM SAYS ALOHA HAWAII WITH PARTNER BJ PENN

UFC GYM announces that the much anticipated UFC GYM BJ Penn Hawaii will officially open its doors for workouts on Monday, May 21st. The massive 37,000 square foot facility located in the Kaka’ako community is the first-ever signature club. In partnership with BJ Penn, Hawaii-native and two-division UFC® champion, residents of all ages are invited...

May 21, 2012 6:25 am

VIDEO | JDS – Road To The Belt (Parts 1 & 2) | UFC NEWS

Junior Dos Santos will be defending his title opposite Frank Mir, live on Pay-Per-View, Saturday May 26, from the MGM Grand Garden Arena. This video takes us back to November’s UFC on Fox where Paula Sack is granted rare access during Fight Week right before JDS materialized a dramatic victory earning him the UFC Heavyweight...

May 21, 2012 6:10 am

Gamburyan Meets Omigawa At UFC on FOX 4 | UFC NEWS

Manny Gamburyan has one more chance to prove himself in the UFC. His opponent comes calling at UFC on FOX 4, by means of Michihiro Omigawa, the Japanese slugger. Gamburyan is coming off of three consecutive losses, two in the UFC(one in WEC), one to Tyson Griffin and the other to Diego Nunes, both via...