Archive: UFC on Fuel

May 17, 2012 5:32 pm

Johnson And Struve Weigh-In On New UFC 146 Booking | UFC NEWS

Fast-rising heavyweight Lavar Johnson has accepted a UFC 146 showdown with Stefan Struve next Saturday, agreeing to replace an injured Mark Hunt on just nine days’ notice. The UFC 146 main card has completely morphed from when it was originally announced, but it remains the first ever all-heavyweight card in UFC history. Johnson is coming...

May 17, 2012 5:03 pm

UFC on FUEL TV 3 | Salary Report | UFC News

“UFC on FUEL TV 3: Poirier vs. Jung” took place this past Tuesday on FUEL TV. The Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation recently released the salary figures for all 24-fighters who took part on the fight card. UFC lightweight fighter Donald Cerrone took home the largest stake in the disclosed $481,000 payroll with...

May 17, 2012 8:47 am

VIDEO | TheSHOOT! – Josh Thomson | MMA NEWS

“The Shoot!” is back with this special feature on Josh Thomson. Josh fights Gilbert Melendez on Showtime this Saturday for the Strikeforce lightweight title.

May 17, 2012 7:50 am

KO Bonus Gives A Broke Tom Lawlor Stability In Time Of Need | UFC NEWS

By: Jason Kindschy In a post-fight interview with’s Ariel Helwani, Tom Lawlor expressed his financial troubles going into his fight with Jason MacDonald at UFC on FUEL TV 3. After the night was over, Lawlor was very happy to earn a $40,000 fight bonus for “Knockout of the Night” honors. This victory follows a...

May 17, 2012 7:48 am

UFC on FUEL TV 3’s Maldonado | “The Judges Want To F*** Me” | UFC NEWS

“There was a judge who scored it 30-27, there’s no logic in it. I’m really sad… I won it and that’s it. Everybody saw it, even the judges. The three judges who gave it to him know deep down I won. In my opinion it’s not a mistake, is called having a bad character, mainly...

May 17, 2012 7:36 am

JDS on Mir | He Is Good But He Talks Too Much | UFC NEWS

“He likes to talk a lot, and I don’t agree with that. Yeah, as a fighter, he is a pretty good fighter. He got pretty good jiu-jitsu skills and he is a good striker too, but he likes to talk, and that is not so good to me to hear when he says something stupid....

May 17, 2012 7:23 am

Fans Encouraged To Attend Tomorrows Strikeforce Press Conference In San Jose | MMA NEWS

Strikeforce officials are holding a special pre-fight press conference tomorrow in San Jose, Ca. in anticipation of this weekend’s “Strikeforce: Barnett vs. Cormier” event. After nearly 15-months in the making, the Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix will conclude and a champion crowned. Additionally, current Strikeforce lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez and former Strikeforce lightweight champion Josh Thomson...

May 17, 2012 7:16 am

Chael Sonnen Fought Back Tears When Submitted By Anderson Silva | UFC NEWS

“It was devastating, I had no idea what happened in that fight, none. When the fight was over, I was devastated. I came to, and I said to the ref, you know the typical thing like a doofus, ‘What happened?’ The referee, Josh Rosenthal, is a fantastic referee, simply says, ‘You tapped out.’ And he...

May 16, 2012 3:04 pm

Exclusive | Gilbert Melendez on Strikeforce, UFC, Diaz, BJ Penn, and more | MMA NEWS

Gilbert Melendez is one of the few fighters to fight outside of the UFC and still garner the respect of a champion in their organization. Melendez is the current Strikeforce Lightweight Champion, and currently scheduled to rematch Josh Thomson on May 19, 2012. Melendez once seemed bitter about losing the opportunity to jump to the...

May 16, 2012 3:01 pm

Exclusive | Rich Franklin moves Cung Le prep to Singapore

Rich Franklin makes his return to the UFC middleweight division against Cung Le at UFC 148. The card is headlined by the rematch of UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva and his arch rival Chael Sonnen in a bout that promises to deliver fireworks. Despite Cung’s first attempt in the UFC, which ended in a TKO...

May 16, 2012 2:58 pm

Just Scrap Radio 5 Archive | Lauzon, King Mo,Buchholz & Baroni

This week’s episode of “Just Scrap Radio” has come and gone. Hosted by Jens Pulver and his brother Abel, our two hosts spent time with Joe Lauzon, King Mo, Justin Buchholz and Phil Baroni. If you missed the live broadcast check out our archive embedded above and tune in next week on Tuesday at 1PM...

May 16, 2012 2:39 pm's Unofficial Guide to MMA Nicknames – The best and worst | UFC NEWS

Fighters have always carried nicknames. Most of them fit their persona, some do not, and some – well they don’t even make sense. Listed below are some notable fighter nicknames, and I will warn you now that a few of them are terrible. The ones identified are classified as Great, Good, and Terrible. The criteria...

May 16, 2012 2:33 pm

UFC Gym BJ Penn Opens on Monday | UFC NEWS

UFC Gym BJ Penn Hawaii officially opens its doors on Monday, May 21st.  The 37,000 sq ft facility is the 5th UFC gym to open.  The 4 prior gyms are located in various cities in California.  The partnership with the two division UFC champion, BJ Penn is the first of its kind for the brand....

May 16, 2012 2:28 pm

Who's Next for UFC on Fuel TV 3 Fighters? | UFC NEWS

By Ryan Busuttil The UFC returned to Fuel TV on Tuesday night for its third event on the Fox channel. The 6 fight main card featured the Knockout of the Night, Submission of the Night and Fight of the Night (possibly Fight of the Year so far) and a potential second Fight of the Night. Let’s now...

May 16, 2012 2:19 pm

QUICK TWITT | Paul Kelly Debunks Drug Arrest Rumors | MMA NEWS

Earlier today we ran a story coming out of the UK that former UFC fighter Paul Kelly had been arrested in conjunction with a drug raid at his home. Part of this report was accurate; however Kelly was not detained by authorities as evidenced by his latest twitter post.

May 16, 2012 1:59 pm

Video | Poirier Cries During Post-Fight Interview | UFC News

Dustin Poirier couldn’t hold his emotions back when he revealed the disappointment in himself after the UFC on FUEL TV 3 loss opposite the Korean Zombie, Chan Sung Jung via Darce choke making his 1st main event appearance the fight of the night. “I had a really long training camp and I put 100% of myself...

May 16, 2012 1:52 pm

Rafael Natal Faces Andrew Craig At UFC on FUEL TV 4 | UFC NEWS

The UFC on Fuel TV 4 is literally growing by the minute. Rafael ‘Sapo’ Natal will now take on Andrew Craig at the July event. The fight was announced by Natal via his twitter account Wednesday. “Guys my opponent for my next fight at UFC on Fuel TV 7/11 gonna be Andrew Craig,” wrote Natal.“Here...

May 16, 2012 10:29 am

VIDEO | Three Hours With Chael Sonnen

When Chael Sonnen talks, people tend to listen. If you have a camera or a microphone and Chael Sonnen is in the room, you better hide it because he will do whatever he can to create more buzz about his upcoming fight, simply because that’s what he does best. Whether you love him or hate...

May 16, 2012 9:34 am

Following Stephens Win Cerrone Wants Fight In Denver | UFC NEWS

After picking apart a very game Jeremy Stephens, Donald Cerrone is ready to jump back in the octagon, sooner then some may think. Following the UFC on Fuel TV 3 win, Cerrone is ready to jump on the Denver fight card at UFC 150 in August. In his previous fight Cerrone was defeated by Nate...

May 16, 2012 9:00 am

Fedor Hints At Retirement | MMA NEWS

Recently, Fedor Emelianenko has received a lot of criticism for taking fights with second-rate opponents that fans think have no business stepping in the ring with The Last Emperor Such is the case with his next opponent, former UFC Heavyweight champion, Pedro Rizzo. The two veteran fighters will meet in Fedor’s home country of Russia...

May 16, 2012 8:14 am

VIDEO | Jung vs. Poirier Fight Highlight

Video: Highlights: Korean Zombie – Poirier Last night during the UFC on FUEL TV 3 Main event “The Korean Zombie” shocked the world with his dominant one-sided performance over top contender Dustin Poirier.