Archive: ufc news

Apr 5, 2012 8:45 am

PHOTO | UFC on FUEL TV 2: Gustafsson vs. Silva Poster

UFC on FUEL TV 2 is set to take place on April 14 from the Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. In the main event Thiago Silva will return from his yearlong suspension against the fast rising Alexander Gustafsson.

Apr 5, 2012 8:30 am

Cavalcante vs. Vallie-Flagg Set For “Strikeforce: Grand Prix Finale”

Another lightweight bout has been added to the ever growing May card getting put together by Strikeforce. As announced by Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker, JZ Cavalcante and Isaac Vallie-Flagg have agreed to square off. The “Strikeforce: Heavyweight Grand Prix Final” is set to feature the heavyweight tournament final between Josh Barnett and Daniel Cormier as...

Apr 5, 2012 8:00 am

Recently Released UFC Heavyweight John Olav Einemo Retires

Norwegian big man, John Olav Einemo has opted to retire from the sport of Mixed Martial Arts following his release by the promotion. He broke the news personally to VG Nett, a media outlet based in his home of Norway. Einemo made his UFC debut at UFC 131 where he lost a very entertaining match...

Apr 5, 2012 7:45 am

INTERNATIONAL SCENE | THE LARGEST MMA ORGANIZATION IN CANADA HAS ARRIVED WITH THE MERGER OF AGGRESSION MMA, ARMAGEDDON FC, AND AX COMBAT

The landscape of MMA in Canada has just shifted course with three dominant MMA organizations in Western Canada merging to create the single largest MMA organization in Canada, which will know be known as Aggression Fighting Championships. Aggression MMA, Armageddon Fighting Championships, and AX Combat have now pooled their efforts in providing the best shows...

Apr 5, 2012 7:30 am

Evangelista Returns To Strikeforce Against Terry In May

Strikeforce officials have announced a lightweight addition to their May “Heavyweight Grand Prix Final” card in the form of Billy Evangelista vs. James Terry. The “Strikeforce: Heavyweight Grand Prix Final” is set to feature the heavyweight tournament final between Josh Barnett and Daniel Cormier as well as a lightweight title bout between Gilbert Melendez and...

Apr 4, 2012 3:53 pm

With Overeem's Future In Limbo, Frank Mir Requests Title Shot, Wants JDS Fight

With the news today that Alistair Overeem failed his “A” sample pre-fight drug test for UFC 146, heavyweight contender Frank Mir has commented on the rumors swirling regarding the UFC’s next steps regarding UFC 146. “I would be excited if given the opportunity to compete for the UFC’s heavyweight title at UFC 146 if the...

Apr 4, 2012 3:31 pm

With No Plan B, UFC President Furious At Overeem For Failing Test

“I am beyond pissed about this. I’m so (expletive) mad right now I can’t even begin … The worst part is that he sat in front of us and lied to us. How (expletive) stupid do you have to be? Seriously dumb. Anybody who’s using (performance-enhancing drugs) right now is an absolute (expletive) moron. It’s...

Apr 4, 2012 3:02 pm

Overeem Fails Last Week’s Random Drug Test | UFC 146 Main Event In Jeopardy

Last week the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) exercised their right to request urine samples from the six-UFC heavyweights that participated in the UFC 146 pre-fight press conference on Tuesday. Among the men tested was main event fighter Alistair Overeem. He failed. According to the NSAC Executive Director, Keith Kizer, out of the six men...

Apr 4, 2012 1:04 pm

Photo Gallery | Bellator's Jade Bryce Latest Ring Girl To Hit Playboy

Bellator’s Jade Bryce has easily etched herself as one of MMA’s hottest commodities. From her many pictorials, to her video work for the Mixed Martial Arts promotion, fans have come to love the Bellator ring card girl. This is probably the exact reason why Playboy.com picked her up for this pictorial. Have no fear, the...

Apr 4, 2012 1:00 pm

Florian On Penn | He Hit Me Harder Than Anyone In My Life

“He wants honesty? I’ve never been hit. I’ve never been hit in the face at all [laughs]. No, it has to be BJ Penn. He’s hit me harder than anybody in sparring [or] in a fight, definitely the hardest hitter.” While conducting his weekly hosting duties on FUEL TV’s “UFC Tonight” two-time UFC lightweight title...

Apr 4, 2012 12:46 pm

VIDEO | The Bruce Lee Influence on Modern MMA

Roots of Fight revisits Bruce Lee’s impact on the evolution of mixed martial arts with a new mini documentary featuring rare footage of Lee and a capsule collection. This mini-doc Features commentary from some of MMA’s finest, including Paul Lazenby, Eddie Bravo, and Ralek Gracie. The film examines the evolution of Lee’s style from Wing...