Archive: ufc news

Feb 13, 2012 12:10 pm

Mike Kyle Forced Out Of Mousasi Fight With Injury

A light-heavyweight bout between Mike Kyle and Gegard Mousasi has reportedly been scratched from the Strikeforce show in March. Reasoning for the removal is an undisclosed injury Kyle received presumably while training for the bout. Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey takes place Saturday, March 3rd from Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. Along with the main card...

Feb 13, 2012 11:30 am

Joe Lauzon UFC 144 Video Blog 1

UFC lightweight fighter Joe Lauzon walks you through his last week of training before heading to Japan for his UFC 144 fight with Anthony Pettis. Read More: Joe Lauzon (UFC News), Anthony Pettis (UFC News), UFC 144

Feb 13, 2012 10:35 am

Alan Belcher Returns Against Rousimar Palhares In UFC On FOX 3 Bout

UFC officials just announced a middleweight addition to the upcoming UFC on FOX 3 event between Alan Belcher and Rousimar Palhares. UFC on FOX 3 is set to take place in New Jersey from the IZOD Center in East Rutherford on May 5. In the main event lightweights Nate Diaz and Jim Miller will throw...

Feb 13, 2012 9:22 am

The Teammate vs. Teammate Debate | UFC President Explains His Side

It’s true; Mixed Martial Arts is not a team sport. It’s an individual combat sport that pits man against man for either 15 or 25 minutes to determine who of the two is a better fighter. There are no teams involved in the competitive aspect of the sport, however, for many fighters; they relate their...

Feb 13, 2012 9:16 am

Not Looking Past UFC on FUEL 1, But Ellenberger Seeks Revenge Against Carlos Condit

“I would definitely like (a rematch with Condit), but right now, I really haven’t thought much past Diego at all. He’s an extremely tough challenge for me right now and that’s really all I’ve been focused on. After this fight, we can go back and evaluate the situation, but really, Diego’s all I’ve been focused...

Feb 13, 2012 8:35 am

Issei Tamura Steps In Against Tiequan Zhang At UFC 144

On January 30th we heard news that Leonard Garcia was forced out of his scheduled UFC 144 bout with Tiequan Zhang due to injury. It took nearly two weeks, but the UFC has finally found a replacement and he comes in the form of Issei Tamura. Tamura is a fighter they are pulling from the...

Feb 12, 2012 7:11 pm

McKenzie vs. Riley & Tavares vs. Yang Latest Additions To UFC on FUEL TV 3

Two new bouts have been booked for the UFC’s third stint on FOX sister station FUEL TV. We announced earlier today that Amir Sadollah and Jorge Lopez are set to square off on the card and now Cody McKenzie vs. Aaron Riley and Brad Tavares vs. Dongi Yang will join them during the May event....

Feb 12, 2012 4:05 pm

Josh Koscheck vs. Johny Hendricks Booked For FOX Show

A welterweight bout between Josh Koscheck and Johny Hendricks has been booked for an upcoming UFC on FOX event. UFC president Dana White announced the news just moments ago. UFC on FOX 3 is set to take place in New Jersey from the IZOD Center in East Rutherford on May 5. In the main event...

Feb 12, 2012 12:13 pm

Quick Twitt | Bisping Confirms Departure From Long Time Training Home At Wolfslair

British standout and UFC middleweight fighter, Michael Bisping sent out a message yesterday afternoon on his official twitter confirming that he has left “Team Wolfslair”. The Wolfslair gym in the UK is one of the premier Mixed Martial Arts gyms in the area, however Bisping defected to the US awhile back where he has been...

Feb 12, 2012 10:52 am

Amir Sadollah Set For Return Against Jorge Lopez At UFC on FUEL TV 3

A welterweight bout has been added the upcoming UFC on FUEL TV 3 card in the form of Amir Sadollah vs. Jorge Lopez. UFC officials announced the bout via twitter late last night. With a featherweight headliner in place between the fast rising Dustin Poirier and the equally talented “Korean Zombie”, UFC on FUEL TV...

Feb 11, 2012 8:17 pm

Strikeforce Light-heavyweight Roger Gracie Latest To Join UFC Roster

As recently confirmed by sources close to the fighter, Strikeforce light-heavyweight, Roger Gracie has inked a deal with the UFC. Over the past few weeks Roger has been making headlines due to his dwindling BJJ competition schedule and shifted focus to MMA training full-time. Now we have our answers as to why. Roger was undefeated...

Feb 11, 2012 12:52 pm

Rampage Jackson Says Retirement Was Pending Had He Beat Jones

“Believe me I still want to retire as champion. I want to hold the belt once more. I guess if I had won that Jon Jones fight and if the Japan show wasn’t next then there’d have been a very good chance I would have retired already. It would have been a great time to...