491 Search Results for UFC 161

May 1, 2013 9:57 am

‘Shogun’ Rua Fully Prepared to Fight Nogueira

  Former UFC light-heavyweight champion, Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua is set to take in Antonio Rogerio Nogueira in a rematch from a classic 2005 bout that saw Rua walk away with a decision win. Now, eight years later, Rua says that with a renewed staff, extensive training, and drive to once again defeat ‘Lil Nog’ he...

Apr 16, 2013 9:56 am

Rashad Evans Shares Gameplan To Defeat Dan Henderson

“With Dan Henderson, there’s no secret, the power of Dan Henderson. He has a huge right hand, and he doesn’t hide it. He goes right after you. He makes sure he lines it up and he lets you know that he’s going to hit you with that big right hand. “But at the same time,...


Apr 2, 2013 10:36 am

Cruz: “I’ll Give You my Return Date when I Have It”

  It’s been exactly one year and a half since the MMA world has last seen Dominick Cruz fight. After getting a unanimous decision victory over current flyweight title holder Demetrious Johnson, the UFC bantamweight champion underwent two straight surgeries to repair his torn ACL suffered during the preparations to fight Urijah Faber as part...

Jul 29, 2016 5:06 pm

Amanda Nunes calls out Ronda Rousey

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes has been UFC women’s bantamweight champion for less than a month, however she is already looking to fight former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. Rousey, who has been on a hiatus from the Octagon following her UFC 193 knockout loss to Holly Holm, is expected to make her...

Jul 19, 2016 3:50 pm

New details emerge regarding Brock Lesnar’s failed drug tests

Just two days before UFC 200, UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones was pulled from his headlining bout with Daniel Cormier after being notified of a potential anti-doping violation. In the days following UFC 200, it was reported that Jones failed the drug test for an estrogen blocker. The following weekend, it was revealed...

Jul 16, 2016 2:06 pm

Chael Sonnen rips Brock Lesnar for failed drug test

This week, news surfaced that former UFC heavyweight champion, Brock Lesnar, had failed a pre-UFC 200 drug test. Immediately, the MMA community began ripping Lesnar to shreds over the “potential anti-doping violation” with his UFC 200 opponent, Mark Hunt even going as far as to demand 100% of Lesnar’s purse for the event. Former UFC...

Jul 16, 2016 8:43 am

USADA gives details on Brock Lesnar’s other drug tests

Despite the UFC waiving the mandatory 4 month transitionary period for fighters coming out of retirement, during which they are subject to random USADA drug testing, USADA managed to test Brock Lesnar 6 times in 1 month leading up to his UFC 200 fight with Mark Hunt. Saturday morning, USADA spokesman Ryan Madden revealed to...

Jul 16, 2016 8:22 am

WWE releases statement on Brock Lesnar’s potential anti-doping violation

Brock Lesnar may not be facing backlash from just the MMA community in the wake of his “potential anti-doping violation”. The former UFC champion failed an out-of-competition drug test in June, which wasn’t announced until post-UFC 200. This likely could complicate things with Lesnar’s other employers, the WWE. In addition to repercussions from the NSAC,...

Jul 9, 2016 10:54 pm

MMA community reacts to Amanda Nunes defeating Miesha Tate

In the main event of UFC 200, Amanda Nunes shocked the world as she rocked Miesha Tate in the first round, and then proceeded to submit the champ with a rear naked choke to win the UFC women’s bantamweight championship. Immediately, the MMA community went wild on Twitter reacting to the bout. The best reactions...

Jul 9, 2016 8:55 am

VIDEO | Doo Ho Choi picks up 30 second knockout win

WOW. Another 1st round KO for Doo Ho Choi! Right straights do not get prettier than that. #TUFFinale https://t.co/uk6fKrL4TK — FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) July 9, 2016 Friday evening in Las Vegas, ‘The Korean Superbly’ Doo Ho Choi continued his unbeaten UFC streak as he knocked out Thiago Tavares on the main card of the...

Jun 7, 2016 12:41 am

MMA community reacts to the death of Kimbo Slice

Tragic and shocking news blazed over the Internet when it became known that Kevin Ferguson, better known as Kimbo Slice, died after being admitted to a hospital in Florida late Monday. The 42-year-old Internet sensation turned MMA star had an intimidating look and character that captivated the attention of people around the world, but the...

Jun 3, 2016 9:19 am

VIDEO | Michael Bisping receives ‘Back Bisping’ flag with words of support from fans

This is pretty cool! Check out @bisping's reaction as he's given the #BackBisping flag ahead of #UFC199… 🇬🇧 https://t.co/36jv349I9v — UFC Europe (@UFCEurope) June 3, 2016 At UFC 199 on Saturday, Michael Bisping will finally get his chance at UFC gold after nearly a decade in the promotion. Bisping will of course have to defeat...

May 6, 2016 7:29 am

Conor McGregor’s coach drops major hint regarding Floyd Mayweather fight

Friday morning a report emerged which revealed that UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and Boxing legend Floyd Mayweather were reportedly close to finalizing a deal which would see the two men compete in a boxing match in Las Vegas. While there were several details regarding the bout which indicated that the report was in fact...

May 4, 2016 5:45 pm

Report: Robbie Lawler vs. Tyron Woodley being targeted

UFC Tonight revealed exciting news for the welterweight division. A welterweight championship bout between Robbie Lawler and contender Tyron Woodley is being worked on for UFC 201. One last fight in the works: Robbie Lawler vs. Tyron Woodley targeted as championship bout at #UFC201 — UFC Tonight (@UFCTonight) May 5, 2016 Lawler is coming off...

Apr 27, 2016 11:22 pm

Jose Aldo’s prediction for Frankie Edgar fight

At UFC 200 on July 9th, Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar will fight for the interim UFC featherweight championship, with the winner facing Conor McGregor for the undisputed featherweight championship at a later date. Aldo and Edgar met once before at UFC 156 back in 2013 for Aldo’s featherweight championship. Ultimately, Aldo was given the...

Apr 23, 2016 3:26 pm

Rory MacDonald defends Conor McGregor: “He did the right thing”

Former UFC title challenger Rory MacDonald is preparing to fight the last bout of his current UFC contract when he headlines June’s UFC Fight Night 89 event in Ottawa opposite fellow top contender Stephen Thompson. According to reports, MacDonald and the UFC have not come close to reaching a new deal or contract extension. Rory...

Apr 19, 2016 11:10 pm

Conor McGregor gives first statement following retirement

Tuesday morning UFC featherweight champion shocked fight fans as he announced his retirement from MMA. While many initially believed that McGregor was trolling fans, and had no intention of actually retiring, his head coach John Kavanagh seemingly confirmed McGregor’s retirement. Later in the day, the UFC announced that McGregor had been pulled from UFC 200...

Apr 19, 2016 1:36 pm

Conor McGregor’s coach confirms featherweight champ’s retirement

Early Tuesday morning UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor made headlines as he announced his retirement from MMA ahead of his UFC 200 welterweight scrap against Nate Diaz. While the retirement Tweet was initially regarded as a ‘troll-job’ by many, multiple sources confirmed that McGregor was serious about retiring according to Ariel Helwani. This led to...

Apr 19, 2016 1:32 pm

Sources confirm Conor McGregor retirement Tweet isn’t a joke

Earlier today UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor shocked everyone as he announced his retirement via Twitter with less than 3 months to go until his UFC 200 main event scrap with Nate Diaz. While many believed that McGregor was pulling a prank, or trolling his fans, that doesn’t appear to be the case according to...

Apr 9, 2016 12:21 pm

Luke Rockhold blasts Yoel Romero for failed drug test

UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold is never one to hold his tongue when it comes to his thoughts on other fighters. Recently, Rockhold and former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman have been trading verbal blows ahead of their UFC 199 rematch for the middleweight championship. Ahead of that fight, Rockhold has put former #1 contender...

Apr 5, 2016 9:30 am

VIDEO | Tim Kennedy chokes Steve-O unconscious

Recently during Steve-O’s stand-up comedy routine UFC middleweight Tim Kennedy ended up choking the ‘Jackass’ star unconscious. Unfortunately, being choked out was the least of Steve-O’s problems. After Kennedy choked him unconscious, he proceeded to drop Steve-O’s unconscious body to the ground, causing the Jackass star to hit his head on the floor and begin...

Apr 2, 2016 9:20 am

MMA community reacts to news of Daniel Cormier’s injury

Friday evening news broke that UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier had been injured during training, and would no longer be able to fight Jon Jones in the main event of UFC 197 on April 23rd. Understandably, the MMA community was gutted. Below you can see a compilation of reactions from fighters, and members of...

Mar 31, 2016 8:39 am

Breaking: Jon Jones released, receives new conditions for probation

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones appeared before judge Michael Martinez on Thursday morning, this in regards to his probation violation case which stemmed from being handed five traffic citations earlier this week. The pound-for-pound mixed martial arts kingpin had been in custody at the Bernalillo County Metropolitan Detention Center since Tuesday morning. According...

Mar 23, 2016 1:57 am

Thrilled members from the MMA community react to New York’s MMA legalization

Tuesday was a historic day for sports. New York was the last state in the U.S. to have MMA outlawed, and the process to have that changed started on Tuesday when a bill to change the laws and regulate MMA in New York passed with a 113-25 vote. The bill now awaits the governer’s signature...