Archive: ufc news

Feb 22, 2012 4:59 pm

Nick Diaz Will Fight Again Says Teammate Jake Shields

“He’s calmed down; I think he’s gonna fight again. I think it’s just, you know, he’s been a little burned out. They’ve been fighting him like crazy, keeping him busy. I think he just needs a little break. Unfortunately, he’ll probably be suspended for a little while, but the time off will make him love...

Feb 22, 2012 4:55 pm

Bristol Marunde In For Brunson Against Jacare On March 3

Yesterday we released a breaking story revealed by Strikeforce executive Scott Coker. The March 3 Strikeforce event slated for Columbus, Ohio took a hit to its roster when Derek Brunson was unable to pass Ohio medical exams and was subsequently removed from his bout against Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza. The Strikeforce match making department went straight...

Feb 22, 2012 4:00 pm

First Official Steps Against Nick Diaz Taken By NSAC | Temporary Suspension Issued

A meeting held today in the State of Nevada by the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) started the process in determining the licensing fate of UFC welterweight fighter Nick Diaz. During the hearing the NSAC confirmed what we already knew and that is that they are officially taking action against Diaz for failing his UFC...

Feb 22, 2012 2:07 pm

Dana White Responds To Mayweather Camp | You Shut The Fu** Up!

If you have somehow been under a rock and missed the biggest bit of controversy coming out of the last two days then allow me to update you. First Floyd Mayweather came out with some racial comments towards Asians. (See them here) Then Dana White came out and blasted Floyd for being a racist (See...

Feb 22, 2012 1:48 pm

UFC 144 Fighters Get Comical At Open Workouts (Video)

UFC 144 is set to go down on February 26 live from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. As of current date, the event is expected to be headlined by a lightweight title fight between champion Frankie Edgar and challenger Benson Henderson. The event marks the UFC’s first ever return to Japan since UFC...

Feb 22, 2012 1:24 pm

Video Highlights From Yesterday's UFC 144 Open Work Out Event

UFC 144 is set to go down on February 26 live from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. As of current date, the event is expected to be headlined by a lightweight title fight between champion Frankie Edgar and challenger Benson Henderson. The event marks the UFC’s first ever return to Japan since UFC...

Feb 22, 2012 1:12 pm

UFC 144's Quinton "Rampage" Jackson looking to Knockout Bader for Japanese fans

By: Joshua Carey Quinton “Rampage” Jackson has returned to Japan for the first time since PRIDE 31 in 2006. Jackson, who spent five-years fighting in the country during his tenure under the aforementioned PRIDE banner meets Ryan Bader in the co-headliner at UFC 144’s pay-per-view inside Saitama Super Arena. With a professional career that spans...

Feb 22, 2012 12:48 pm

Video | Countdown To UFC 144 (Full Episode)

144 Countdown Pt 1 by MMAHighKick UFC 144 is set to go down on February 26 live from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. As of current date, the event is expected to be headlined by a lightweight title fight between champion Frankie Edgar and challenger Benson Henderson. The event marks the UFC’s first...

Feb 22, 2012 11:51 am

Dan Hardy Returning Against Duane Ludwig At UFC 146

A very exciting welterweight matchup has been booked for the UFC 146 card set for Las Vegas. Both Dan Hardy and Duane Ludwig have agreed to face each other in welterweight clash. UFC 146 is set to take place on in May’s UFC 146 event set to take place in Las Vegas Nevada’s MGM Grand...

Feb 22, 2012 10:09 am

UFC 144 Pre Fight Interviews | Shields, Bader, Okami & More (Video)

UFC 144 is set to go down on February 26 live from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. As of current date, the event is expected to be headlined by a lightweight title fight between champion Frankie Edgar and challenger Benson Henderson. The event marks the UFC’s first ever return to Japan since UFC...

Feb 22, 2012 9:58 am

UFC 144 Pre-Fight Interview | Frankie Edgar | Benson Has No Holes

UFC 144 is set to go down on February 26 live from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. As of current date, the event is expected to be headlined by a lightweight title fight between champion Frankie Edgar and challenger Benson Henderson. The event marks the UFC’s first ever return to Japan since UFC...

Feb 22, 2012 9:36 am

UFC 144 Pre-Fight Interview | Cheick Kongo | Wants Frank Mir Rematch

On the heels of his UFC 144 fight with Mark Hunt Cheick Kongo discusses his desire to rematch former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir. Mir and Kongo originally faced off at UFC 107 back in 2009 where it took Frank just over a minute to drop and choke Kongo Unconscious. Read More: Rampage Jackson (News),...

Feb 22, 2012 9:20 am

UFC 144 Pre-Fight Interview | Rampage Jackson | Joe Rogan Does Nut Ride BJJ Fighters

In this pre-fight interview conducted by mmafighting.com former UFC light-heavyweight champion, Quinton “Rampage” Jackson explains his prior remarks about Joe Rogan and counters Joe Rogans response. He also discusses what fighting in Japan means to him and what he thinks of his upcoming opponent Ryan Bader.   Read More: Rampage Jackson (News), Joe Rogan (News),...

Feb 22, 2012 9:05 am

Photo Gallery | UFC 144 Fighter's Around Japan

For the first time in the ZUFFA owned UFC era the UFC is in Japan. Japan is commonly considered as the birth place for Mixed Martial Arts and many cannot wait for this show to go down on Saturday. Continue on to the next page for some candid shots of the fighters while in “The...

Feb 22, 2012 8:46 am

Condit Doesn't Want A Rematch, Says Ellenberger

“I think the fans do want it, but at the same time, I don’t know if that’s what the UFC wants or not. I really don’t. If it was up to me, then yeah, we’d probably be fighting in May or June, but I don’t know if that’s what the UFC wants. I think they...

Feb 22, 2012 8:27 am

UFC 144 Video | Bader Not Looking To Stand And Trade With Rampage

“I’m going to be smart about it. I’m not just going to go out there and trade punches with Rampage. I’m not afraid to go out there and strike with him, but I’m going to mix up every bit of my MMA training. I’m going to use some wrestling, I’m going to use some kicks,...