Archive: ufc on fox 5

Sep 9, 2013 8:05 am

Nate Diaz comments on Gray Maynard fight: ‘F–k that, I’m fighting Anthony Pettis’

This weekend, UFC officials announced that former “The Ultimate Fighter 5” participants Nate Diaz (16-9 MMA, 11-7 UFC) and Gray “The Bully” Maynard (11-2-1 MMA, 9-2-1 UFC), had verbally agreed to throw down for a third time at “The Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale” this November in Las Vegas. However, on Sunday, Nate Diaz tweeted that...

Sep 8, 2013 3:32 pm

Nate Diaz vs. Gray Maynard trilogy bout set for TUF 18 Finale

UFC officials announced today that top lightweights and former “The Ultimate Fighter 5” participants Nate Diaz (16-9 MMA, 11-7 UFC) and Gray “The Bully” Maynard  (11-2-1 MMA, 9-2-1 UFC), have verbally agreed to throw down for a third time at “The Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale” this November in Las Vegas. Diaz and Maynard first met in the semi-final...

Jun 18, 2013 10:37 am

Mike Swick eyes return to middleweight division

It wasn’t THAT long ago when UFC veteran Mike “Quick” Swick (15-5 MMA, 10-4 UFC) found himself perhaps just one victory away from challenging for the UFC’s middleweight title. After defeating David Loiseau in September of 2006, Mike Swick was then tasked with battling Japanese juggernaut Yushin Okami at UFC 69. After being smothered for...

Mar 22, 2013 7:07 am

Jordan Mein steps in for injured Dan Hardy, faces Matt Brown at UFC on FOX 7 | UFC News

An injury has forced Dan “The Outlaw” Hardy (25-10 MMA, 6-4 UFC) to pull out of his scheduled bout with Matt Brown (16-11 MMA, 6-5 UFC) at UFC on FOX 7 next month. Stepping in to fill the void will be Canadian welterweight Jordan “Young Gun” Mein (27-8 MMA, 1-0 UFC), who makes a quick return to action, fresh off his...

Jan 16, 2013 6:29 am

Dan Hardy vs. Matt Brown set for UFC on FOX 7 in San Jose | UFC News

UFC officials announced Tuesday that a welterweight clash between Dan Hardy (25-10 MMA, 6-4 UFC) and Matt Brown (16-11 MMA, 6-5 UFC) has been added to the UFC on FOX 7 card set for April 20th in San Jose. Hardy has won back-to-back fights, his latest being a decision win over Amir Sadollah at UFC...

Jan 4, 2013 11:34 am

UFC on FOX 7 Headed to the HP Pavilion | MMA News

  Although the UFC hasn’t announced any officials bouts for the UFC on FOX 7 card, a location has already been selected. To house the 7th installment of the UFC on FOX broadcast, the HP Pavilion in San Jose, California, according to MMAWeekly.com. This is the third UFC fight card in San Jose in the...

Dec 26, 2012 11:50 am

Condit Bitter Towards MacDonald Over Rematch After Nearly Defeating Welterweight King

  UFC welterweight Carlos Condit has a lot to be proud of this year. After coming off of a 4-0 winning streak in the past three years, Condit won the interim welterweight championship after a hard-fought decision victory against Nick Diaz at UFC 143. This win granted him a highly anticipated title shot against longtime...

Dec 20, 2012 8:01 am

Lavar Johnson vs. Brendan Schaub rescheduled for UFC 157 | UFC News

UFC officials announced yesterday that a heavyweight clash between Lavar Johnson (17-6 MMA, 2-1 UFC) and Brendan Scahub (8-3 MMA, 4-3 UFC) has been made official for UFC 157 in February. Schaub and Johnson were initially slated to meet earlier this month at UFC on FOX 5 in Seattle, however, Johnson was forced to pull out of the...

Dec 13, 2012 1:02 pm

Salary Report: Shogun & Penn Top UFC on FOX 5 Paydays | UFC NEWS

The list of UFC on FOX 5 disclosed fighter salaries has been released and topping the list is Mauricio “Shogun” Rua, who suffered a defeat in the evenings co-main event against Alexander Gustafsson. Right on the heels of Shogun’s $175,000 reported base pay is BJ Penn who took home a disclosed amount of $150,000.00 for...

Dec 13, 2012 12:53 pm

UFC on FOX 5 Medical Suspensions Report: 13 Combatants Forced On The Sidelines | UFC NEWS

Last weekend’s UFC on FOX 5 event was filled with non-stop, wall-to-wall action. However, all that blood, sweat and tears wasn’t without consequence. 13 UFC on FOX 5 fighters have received medical suspensions ranging from a mere 7 days and going up to indefinite 60 day suspensions. The list of medical suspensions is as follows:...

Dec 10, 2012 4:36 pm

Benson Henderson and “toothpickgate”

By Evan Stoumbelis Saturday night fans saw an action packed UFC on Fox event, where Matt Brown stopped the return of Mike Swick, our very own BJ Penn fought with the heart of a champion from bell to bell against Rory MacDonald, Alexander Gustafsson cemented his place among the top light heavyweight contenders, and Benson...

Dec 10, 2012 11:00 am

UFC on FOX 5 Ratings Solid | UFC News

  According to TVbytheNumbers, The UFC on FOX 5 event received solid numbers and was the third highest watched UFC on FOX card after the first two showings. It was also the most watched show in the 8-10 slot among basic programming. On average, it got 2.4 million viewers and grabbed the key 18-49 demographics....

Dec 9, 2012 6:50 pm

Photo: BJ Penn – Not Without A Fight | UFC NEWS

Last night in front of a sold out KeyArena in Seattle, BJ Penn returned to action against the talented Rory MacDonald. It didn’t go our way. As the BJPENN.COM director I always do a post-fight thought. After UFC 94 I told the Penn Nation to hold their heads high. After the first Edgar loss I...

Dec 8, 2012 8:43 pm

UFC on Fox 5 post-fight bonus’

By Evan Stoumbelis Tonight Mixed Martial Arts fans were given an outstanding night of fights. We saw Benson Henderson retain his lightweight title in a dominant performance over Nate Diaz, Alexander Gustafsson solidify his place as a top light heavyweight contender with his performance over Shogun Rua, Rory MacDonald call out Carlos Condit, and Matt...

Dec 7, 2012 12:17 pm

B.J. Penn Reflects on the Journey & Uncertainty of his Storied Career | UFC NEWS

By Duane Finley: Every fighter’s journey through mixed martial arts is different. In most cases, victory and defeat dictates every step, ultimately shaping the direction a career will travel, but every now and again, a fighter comes along who doesn’t fit into any particular mold. If ever there was a mixed martial artist who matched...

Dec 7, 2012 12:13 pm

UFC on Fox 5: Penn v MacDonald — a truly historic fight

By Dr. Johnny Benjamin UFC on Fox 5 is nearly here and to suggest that I’m more than just a bit excited would be a gross understatement! The card is stacked and I mean stacked from top to bottom and as an early Christmas or Chanukah gift it is FREE! Many are eagerly anticipating what...

Dec 7, 2012 11:57 am

VIDEO | Dana White UFC on FOX 5 Henderson vs Diaz vlog day 2 | UFC NEWS

Dana White UFC on FOX 5 Henderson vs Diaz day 2 vlog: Dana sees a crime in progress. Chael shares a funny story and asks Jon Jones some hard hitting questions. Mike Tyson Stops by the TUF gym, and Anderson Silva and Carlos Condit give their fight predictions for UFC on FOX 5 Henderson vs...