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Aug 17, 2012 5:16 pm

Measuring the Puncher’s Chance in Jones vs. Henderson | EDITORIAL

  At UFC 151, longtime mixed martial arts veteran Dan Henderson will look to complete his collection of championship straps as he faces off against Jon Jones for his UFC light heavyweight crown. Many opponents have fallen victim at the hands of the man dubbed ‘Bones,’ as he has repeatedly silenced the critics by decisively...

Jul 26, 2012 1:42 pm

Why We Haven’t Seen The Last Of Chael Sonnen In The Middleweight Division

By Evan Stoumbelis After losing to Anderson Silva for a second time, fans are left to wonder what Chael Sonnen‘s fate will be. Chael spoke with UFC Today’s Ariel Helwani about a possible move to the Light Heavyweight division. “There is simply an option to start over by changing weight class. My mentors have done...

Jul 19, 2012 7:29 am

Why Chris Weidman Is Not Next In Line I Editorial

  Any fighter who is on the cusp of the title picture calls out the champ of their respective weight class after a big win. Its just instinct. You just won a fight and now feel that you can beat anyone on Earth as the adrenaline continues to course through your veins. Whether or not...

Jul 5, 2012 7:05 am

Cormier Talks Velasquez vs. Dos Santos And Says He Has No Opponent Yet | Strikeforce News

By Jamie McAllister Strikeforce Heavyweight GP Tournament Champion Daniel Cormier in an interview with TATAME. In his last bout Cormier defeated Josh Barnett via a unanimous decision to become the Strikeforce Heavyweight GP Champion. However now Cormier finds himself left with one fight on his Strikeforce contact with no opponent as of yet. “That’s all...

Jun 27, 2012 6:41 am

Wanderlei Silva: Holding On To His Pride

A few months ago, before Vitor Belfort withdrew from his UFC 147 bout with Wanderlei Silva, BJPENN.com ran a story about why Wanderlei Silva shouldn't be considered an underdog for that fight. As the author of that article, I stand before the MMA community humbled. Not only did Belfort withdraw, but he was replaced by...

May 25, 2012 3:05 pm

The Role of Weight in Heavyweight | MMA NEWS

  Earlier this week, we covered the UFC 146 conference call featuring the match-up between Frank Mir and the current reigning heavyweight champion, Junior Dos Santos. Frank Mir embarks on this challenge coming out of arguably the most impressive victory of his career which saw him overcoming adversity to defeat Antonio “Minotauro” Nogueira in stunning...

May 1, 2012 7:58 am

Anderson Silva's manager | 80 Percent Of The Fans Will Be Rooting For Silva

By Lewis Mckeever: TATAME.com recently had the privilege of chatting to Anderson Silva’s manager, Jorge Guimaraes. Jorge was quizzed on a number interesting of topics, including the rescheduling of the Sonnen mega-fight, how the American fan base perceive Sonnen’s behaviour and a possible “Ultimate Fighter” showdown to conclude the Machida/Shogun trilogy. How was this negotiation...

Apr 3, 2012 10:53 am

Wanderlei Silva | I’ve Waited 14 Years For Redemption Against Belfort

“This is the fight of my life [against Vitor Belfort]. I’ve waited all my career for this fight. I’ve waited for (14) years for this fight. He is one of the guys I really, really want to fight before I (retire). This fight is the fight of my dreams. I’ve been fighting since I was...

Mar 29, 2012 11:08 am

"Realist" Cain Velasquez Knew He Wouldn't Stay Undefeated Forever

“I’m a realist. I knew I wasn’t going to go through my career undefeated. That’s how this sport is. People lose. Even the best guys lose. I knew as soon as it was over, I had to pick myself back up and keep going forward. I do have some extra motivation now, for sure, but...

Mar 18, 2012 10:51 am

Vitor Belfort vs. Wanderlei Betting Line | Who’s The Favorite?

Vitor Belfort and Wanderlei Silva are two Mixed Martial Arts Legends. They originally faced each other nearly 14-years ago back in 1998. In the original meeting it was Belfort who got his hand raised after overwhelming his fellow Brazilian with strikes and getting the TKO victory in just 44 seconds of the very first round....

Mar 12, 2012 1:02 pm

32 Featherweights And Middleweights Revealed For TUF Brazil

The first ever international edition of “The Ultimate Fighter” is starting to garner more and more attention as we approach the broadcast debut. We released the first promotional trailer earlier this afternoon and now; through press release we have the official 32 fighter roster for the Brazilian edition of the UFC’s reality series. Focusing on...

Mar 12, 2012 9:30 am

Mir Or Velasquez, Who Is The Betting Underdog? Find Out Here

Two of the UFC’s top heavyweights are set to square off in May at UFC 146. Frank Mir is a two time champion; Cain Velasquez is a former undefeated champion coming off his first professional defeat against new champ, Junior Dos Santos. The winner of the Mir vs. Velasquez bout will be crowned the number...

Mar 1, 2012 1:15 pm

Photo's | Arianny Celeste And Joseph Benavidez Visit Australian Zoo

UFC Octagon girl, Arianny Celeste and UFC flyweight fighter, Joseph Benavidez took to an Australian Wildlife park during this week’s downtime. The two will be seen tomorrow night during the UFC on FX 2 broadcast. Arianny will be featured in her usual ring girl gig and Joe will try to take out his first round...

Feb 27, 2012 8:31 am

Countdown To Ultimate Fighter Brazil (Video)

He is about to begin his stint as coach on The Ultimate Fighter Brasil. Before starting his rigorous taping schedule, Wanderlei Silva took time out to meet the fans, and pay a surprise visit to fighters at XGYM in Rio for a pep talk and to exercise his coaching skills. The Ultimate Fighter Brasil debuts...

Feb 16, 2012 10:01 am

Brian Stann On Jon Jones | He Dominates Everyone In Our Gym

“I’ve sparred with Jon Jones for four or five camps now and I don’t know if I’ve punched this guy in the face yet, that’s how long this guy is. It’s very difficult; he beats up everyone in our gym. We all sit there wondering, ‘Gosh I wonder how he’s gonna do in the fight’...

Feb 10, 2012 9:18 am

Forrest Griffin vs. Tito Ortiz III Being Looked At For Mid 2012

In the latest example of “ask and you shall receive” matchmaking by the UFC, a light-heavyweight bout between two former champions is in the works for a yet to be determined event later this year. Tito Ortiz and Forrest Griffin apparently will get their wish and get a chance to complete their trilogy, according to...

Feb 10, 2012 8:56 am

Frank Mir vs. Cain Velasquez In The Works For 2012

The big boss, Lorenzo Fertitta confirmed yesterday that the UFC is working on putting together a heavyweight clash between two former champions. Frank Mir and Cain Velasquez is in the works for an undisclosed future event confirmed Fertitta in a fan Q&A yesterday evening. Former two-time heavyweight champion, Frank Mir will bring a three-fight win...

Feb 10, 2012 7:47 am

Quick Twitt | Cung Le Looking to Return To Action Later This Year

UFC middleweight fighter and “movie star” Cung Le, sent out a twitter post yesterday stating that he plans on returning to MMA later this year. The former Strikeforce middleweight belt holder made his UFC debut in a valiant effort over Wanderlei Silva last year November at UFC 139. Read More: Cung Le (News), Strikeforce imported...

Feb 9, 2012 6:49 pm

Photo: MMA Ring Girl Pic Of The Week | Arianny Celeste's Newest Sexy Image

UFC ring card girl, Arianny Celeste looking amazing in her latest shoot with the UK’s “Nuts News”. It is only fitting that she is our first feature in the new “Ring Girl Pic Of The Week Column.” You know you want to see more of the UFC’s most popular ring girl, so trust me when...

Jan 7, 2012 8:22 am

MMA NEWS – “King Mo” Commits To Strikeforce With New Contract Extension

“King Mo’ Lawal has recommitted to the Strikeforce promotion and extended his contract another four-fights. The former Strikeforce champion is poised to fight Lorenz Larkin tonight at Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine and the bout marked his last contracted arrangement with the promotion. While “Mo” had many hopes to face the likes of cross promotional rival...

Nov 2, 2011 8:29 am

Frank Mir Explains Why Overeem Will Lose To Lesnar

“I think basically it comes down to a style fight. If you look at Alistair Overeem he is one of the most decorated strikers we have in the heavyweight division. He’s won the K-1 he is a very strong and powerful striker. That being said, he has to defend the shot of Lesnar and pretty...