Archive: UFC on Fuel

May 23, 2012 8:37 am

Patrick vs. Head Added To UFC 149 Card | UFC NEWS

A welterweight fighter between James Head (8-2) and Claude Patrick (14-2) has been booked to UFC 149 on July 21, at Calgary’s Scotiabank Saddledome in Alberta Canada. Head looks to build momentum as he comes off an exciting fight with Papy Abedi in Stockholm, Sweden back in April. Head won that fight with a submission...

May 23, 2012 7:48 am

Dana White Speaks out on Jon Jones Arrest; Plea Bargain Expected | UFC NEWS

UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon “Bones” Jones met with UFC President Dana White and UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta last night to address Jones’ recent drunken driving arrest, according to the Boston Herald. Jones wrecked his Bentley into a utility pole early on the morning of Saturday, May 19. He was not seriously injured. In the...

May 23, 2012 7:17 am

VIDEO | "The Reem" Episode 11 – The Good, The Bad & The Ugly | UFC NEWS

Alistair goes to Vegas for the UFC 146 press conference and has a media tour with champion JDS. After he arrives at his new place in Miami where everything is going fine, then all of a sudden some bad news comes in. Quotes: “I greatly respect the commission; I respect their decision. They come across...


May 23, 2012 7:04 am

Mir Confident In His Track Record With Beating Pure Strikers | UFC NEWS

“I think that sometimes it’s overlooked. I think most [people] get stuck in, ‘Well, you fought this guy’ and individual thought on how did you do. And they’ve got to realise that A, B, C fighters, we’ve gone through the whole thing before on who does well. “Sometimes it comes down to style. And with...

May 23, 2012 6:55 am

Following Barnett Win Cormier Looking For High Profile Fight | MMA NEWS

“I think if there is a plus one and Zuffa’s going to send someone over it is going to have to be someone that is very good you know? Maybe Carwin, as he’s coming back. He’s a guy with a lot of name value and I don’t necessarily know if that’s a step up (from...

May 22, 2012 6:55 pm

"Strikeforce Barnett vs. Cormier" Medical Suspensions Report | MMA NEWS

After a tremendous card that saw several hard fought battles including two epic title fights, medical suspensions were bound to come next. The year-long Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix wrapped up last Saturday as Daniel Cormier took on Josh Barnett in the main event and Gilbert Melendez looked to defend his lightweight title against Josh Thomson....

May 22, 2012 6:18 pm

"Strikeforce Barnett vs. Cormier" Salary Report | MMA NEWS

Here is the much deserved salary list for the fighters from last weeks Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix. The card featured the finale to the Heavyweight tournament as Daniel Cormier took on Josh Barnett in a bloody clash that left both men cut up and bruised. In the co-main event, a lightweight title fight between champion...

May 22, 2012 6:09 pm

Manager: Jones Isn't Running He Will Be A Man About Legal Issue | UFC NEWS

As many of you already know, Jon Jones was arrested last Saturday after his Bentley struck a telephone pole. The UFC lightheavyweight champion was charged with DWI in Upstate New York early Saturday morning, following the crash. The news of Jones’ arrest came to a shock to many of us, due to the way the...

May 22, 2012 8:28 am

Just Scrap Radio Returns Today At 1pm ET With Thomson, Belcher, Kyle And Cesar Gracie

Today we embark on the latest edition of BJPENN.COM’s “Just Scrap Radio” hosted by Jens and Abel Pulver. This week we have Strikeforce lightweight Josh Thomson who will talk about his fight with Gilbert Melendez this past Saturday on Showtime. Alan Belcher is hitting the airwaves to discuss his fighting career and free webinar on...

May 22, 2012 7:12 am

Alan Belcher to host free webinar on leg hold defense TODAY!

UFC Middleweight star Alan “The Talent” Belcher impressed many in the mixed martial arts (MMA) community with his May 5 knockout of Rousimar Palhares, as well as his defense of leg holds in that fight. On Thursday, May 24 at 8:30 p.m. EST, Belcher will hold a free exclusive webinar to show the exact technique...

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 1:00 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 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 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 6:10 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...

May 21, 2012 5:55 am

Easton In For Barao Against Menjivar At UFC 148 | UFC NEWS

With Dominick Cruz forced out of his scheduled title bout with Urijah Faber the UFC scrambled for a suitable replacement with the intentions of keeping fan favorite Urijah Faber on the UFC 148 card. Last Friday the promotion announced that Renan Barao was not only suitable to fill the vacancy, but that the two will...

May 20, 2012 7:58 pm

VIDEO | UFC GYM BJPENN Grand Opening Highlight

Yesterday in Honolulu the UFC GYM BJPenn opened its doors for the first time to the registered members for orientation day. After months in the works the latest addition to the UFC GYM family is now open and ready for business. Check out the video highlight featuring BJ Penn above.

May 20, 2012 12:49 pm

Quick Twitt | Melendez vs. Thomson IV? – Champ Says "No" | MMA NEWS

Following last night’s razor thin split-decision victory over Josh Thomson many fans are calling for a fourth encounter between the two Strikeforce lightweights. However the champ, Gilbert Melendez according to this tweet from USA Today has had enough of Thomson in his life. If the decision had went the other way, which many think it...

May 20, 2012 11:17 am

"Strikeforce: Barnett vs. Cormier" Post Fight Interviews (Video) | MMA NEWS

“Strikeforce: Barnett vs. Cormier” took place yesterday evening from San Jose’s HP Pavilion. In the main event Daniel Cormier was able to coast his way to a unanimous decision victory over highly touted veteran Josh Barnett. In the night’s co-feature champion Gilbert Melendez squeaked by Josh Thomson in a hard fought five-round war that many...

May 20, 2012 11:09 am

UFC President Dana White Receives Death Threats from Fighter Dan Quinn | UFC NEWS

“I’m gonna shoot you right in the f-cking head motherf-cker.” This and other expletive-laced messages were left on the private work voicemail of Ultimate Fighting Championship President Dana White recently, according to TMZ. White has received a number of threatening voicemails over the past week from Dan Quinn (5-8 MMA). Quinn has never fought in...