3113 Search Results for TUF

Sep 18, 2014 5:07 am

QUICK TWITT: UFC Eyeing Bout Between JDS And Stipe Miocic

The UFC is targeting a heavyweight bout between Junior Dos Santos and Stipe Miocic for UFC on Fox 13 in December. The fight will mark Dos Santos’ first fight back to the Octagon after being TKO’d by Cain Velasquez back in October of 2013. Prior to that bout, Dos Santos had knocked out Mark Hunt...

Sep 18, 2014 5:02 am

UFC 178 Headliners Demetrious Johnson And Chris Cariaso Randomly Drug Tested

In an effort to clean up the sport, the UFC has been increasing the volume of random out of competition drug tests. The latest fighters to get tested were none other than UFC 178 headliners Demetrious Johnson and Chris Cariaso. Cariaso recalls the situation to MMAjunkie: “They showed up at my door and said, ‘Alright,...

Sep 17, 2014 4:49 pm

Tecia Torres Fought Randa Markos Injured

Last season was the premier of TUF 20, a groundbreaking season that would crown the UFC’s inaugural women’s strawweight champion. The first fight of the show was between #3 ranked Tecia Torres of Team Melendez, and #14 ranked Randa Markos of Team Pettis. The injury didn’t occur during training however, it happened while the coaches...

Sep 17, 2014 4:24 pm

Dhiego Lima Returns To The Octagon At UFC Fight Night 56

After a brutal first round KO loss to Eddie Gordon at the TUF 19 finale, Dhiego Lima will return to the Octagon on November 8th in Brazil against Pawel Pawlak Lima is 9-3 in his professional MMA career. As one of the most promising prospects on TUF 19, Lima fought his way to the finale...

Sep 16, 2014 5:53 pm

Roy Nelson: ‘A Heavyweight GOAT Doesn’t Exist’

There is a large number of people in the mixed martial arts community who would answer “Fedor” if asked the question “who is the greatest MMA heavyweight of all time?”. Current UFC heavyweight contender Roy “Big Country” Nelson is not one of those people. The former TUF Season 10 winner recently explained to FOX Sports why he doesn’t believe a...

Sep 15, 2014 4:08 pm

UFC Signs 4x Australian Olympic Judoka Dan Kelly

Fans who watch TUF might be familiar with TUF Nations team Australia member Dan Kelly. The 4x Olympic competitor from Australia was eliminated early on in the season of TUF, and was never signed to the UFC. After picking up a win on Australia’s regional circuit, Kelly was signed to the UFC earlier today for...

Sep 14, 2014 4:32 pm

Anthony Johnson Wants To Fight Overeem At Catchweight

Anthony Johnson has been extremely critical of his former Blackzilian teammate Alistair Overeem, Johnson has told several stories of Overeem injuring training partners unnecessarily by going too hard in training. When asked if he would fight Overeem, Johnson said that he had no problem fighting ‘The Reem’. Shortly after that interview, Overeem was KO’d by...

Sep 14, 2014 8:55 am

UFC Fight Night 51 Draws Big Attendance In Brazil

Last night the UFC visited Brazil for UFC Fight Night 51: Bigfoot vs. Arlovski II. The event featured a rematch of the legendary 2010 bout between Andrei Arlovski and Antonio Bigfoot Silva under the Strikeforce banner that saw Bigfoot Silva pick up a unanimous decision victory. Last night was a different story, in the first...

Sep 12, 2014 4:44 pm

Emanuel Newton: “This is my title. This is my belt.” – Exclusive

BJPenn.com Radio talked with Bellator Light Heavyweight Champion Emanuel Newton this past weekend and the topics were hot. Newton talked about his upcoming title defense against longtime MMA vet Joey Beltran, steroid use in MMA, and the Soctt Coker era of Bellator MMA and what he thinks it means for the company. Newton and Beltran...

Sep 12, 2014 1:33 pm

RESPONSE! Esparza: ‘Facial hair and back acne to blame for Torres steroid jab’

Tecia Torres was infuriated learn that some of her fellow TUF 20 cast mates had been gossiping about her potential steroid usage. Torres fired back at the critics earlier today, which you can read about HERE. After Torres singled out Carla Esparza in her rant for allegedly gossping about Torres, Esparza took to Sqor to...

Sep 10, 2014 5:10 am

Melendez: ‘Nick Diaz vs. Anderson Silva Is A Win Win’

“There’s not too many times in the sport where everyone is a winner, and the fans, by far, are the winners. Nick’s a winner in this situation. I think this is a great fight for him to come back to and a fight that he’s wanted. He’s fighting one of the greatest of all time,...

Sep 9, 2014 4:05 pm

Stephan Bonnar Apologizes To Bellator Boss For Tito Stunt

“Scott Coker, I apologize to you. It never crossed my mind that you would get blamed for it. I thought people would realize it’s me from the get-go.” “This was 100 percent our stunt, and just the fact that they think that him and Spike TV collaborated and wrote this up, c’mon. It’s (Coker’s) first...

Sep 9, 2014 10:36 am

PHOTO | Peggy Morgan Two Days Later

Over the weekend Invicta Fighting Championship returned to action, and hit UFC Fight Pass with a stellar card, full of MMA action. TUF veteran Peggy Morgan happened to be on the wrong side of that action. OUCH! The day after the day after pic.twitter.com/sNe9bsAg91 — Peggy Morgan (@peggymorganmma) September 8, 2014 Here’s what she looked...

Sep 9, 2014 5:03 am

Anthony Johnson Defends Overeem’s Performance Against Rothwell

Despite expressing his dislike for Alistair Overeem as a training partner, Anthony Johnson did defend Overeem’s performance against Ben Rothwell this past Friday at UFC Fight Night 50. He spoke with Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour: “To me, he looked faster and he looked stronger. He started fast, but I think he always starts...

Sep 8, 2014 3:58 pm

Anthony Johnson Details More Incidents In Training About Alistair Overeem

Alistair Overeem has been widely criticized for going too hard in training. One fighter who is speaking out against Overeem louder than the rest is his former teammate, Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson. Rumble spoke about multiple incidents regarding Overeem, where he witnessed, or was informed about Overeem deliberately going hard against people. He spoke with BloodyElbow.com:...

Sep 8, 2014 3:10 pm

Scott Coker Swears He Didn’t Know About The Bonnar-Ortiz Brawl

At Bellator 123 on Friday, multiple time steroid abuser Stephan Bonnar and a masked man joined Scott Coker and Tito Ortiz in the ring to announce their fight, which will take place on November 15th. During the course of the verbal exchange, it was revealed that the masked man was Ortiz’ former coach Justin McCully....

Sep 8, 2014 5:02 am

Ben Askren Disses Hendricks (Again), Explains Why He Dislikes Big Rigg

The saga between Ben Askren and the UFC continues, this time with Askren throwing some harsh allegations at the UFC welterweight champion. He spoke on The MMA Hour: “It’s hard to describe in full effect unless you’ve been around the wrestling community a long time. He has won so many matches lucky through college. …...

Sep 8, 2014 5:01 am

Cain Velasquez Puts Division On Notice, Says He’s Always Improving

Ahead of coaching TUF against Fabricio Werdum, UFC champion Cain Velasquez says that he’s excited to train for a new opponent, and that he’s always improving to avoid plateauing. He spoke with Bleacher Report: “It’s definitely nice to prepare for someone new, but that doesn’t matter to me. Whoever earns a shot, earns the shot...

Sep 6, 2014 10:51 pm

Bonus Report: Invicta FC 8: Four Fighters Take Home Some Extra Cash

Invicta FC 8 went down Saturday night at The Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, Mo. Two title fights capped off a night of exciting back and forth fights. Besides some issues with the UFC Fight Pass stream, the event seemed to be a major success for the promotion. At the post fight press conference Invicta...

Sep 5, 2014 6:45 pm

Bellator 123 Results: King Mo Clobbers Jacoby in Round 2, Earns TKO Win

Muhammed Lawal is back to his winning ways inside the Bellator cage with his TKO victory against Dustin Jacoby tonight at Bellator 123. As expected, wrestling standout King Mo took striker Dustin Jacoby down to the mat and tried to soften him up with ground-and-pound. Jacoby worked off his back and eventually made it back...

Sep 5, 2014 12:30 pm

Chael Sonnen On The Evolution Of His Gangster

“I got hit with a PED charge and a criminal charge in the same month. The whole ‘silly me’ defense is a pretty good one. When you go, ‘Listen, I didn’t know. I didn’t know the rules.’ That works. That’s a good, solid defense. One time. I needed it twice in the same month. So...

Sep 5, 2014 9:55 am

“Showtime” Signs Melendez Contract – ‘Ready to silence the critics’

UFC lightweight champion, Anthony “Showtime” Pettis has just signed his bout agreement to face Gilbert Melendez. The two top 155’ers will square off on Dec. 6 in Las Vegas. Caption: Signing my fight contract for December 6th… Time to silence the critics!!! #teampettis #tuf20 #hihaters #bethedntmakeitoutthe1st

Sep 5, 2014 5:00 am

Lombard Talks Woodley: ‘We’re not friends or teammates’

“We’re not friends. He just comes to use the gym. He doesn’t even live here. It’s not a difficult decision at all.” … “Training partners are the ones that train with you full-time, all year-round. They help you on other fights, fights that you have with someone else. That’s a training partner. A training partner...

Sep 2, 2014 11:56 am

White Believes Faber And Dillashaw Will Fight

“It’s no different than GSP and Rory Macdonald… You don’t run around saying ‘I’ll fight him tomorrow. I want his belt.’ and all these stuff. And all of these guys believe they can beat each other in the back of their minds, since they all train together.” “But when it all comes down to it,...

Sep 1, 2014 6:54 pm

Travis Browne Leaves Greg Jackson’s, Begins Training With Rousey

“I haven’t trained [at Jackson’s MMA] since my fight. I’ve been hitting mitts with Edmund (Tarverdyan) up in Glendale and I haven’t been back to Albuquerque to train. So that’s where I’ve been hitting mitts and working out a lot. Just figuring out what I need to do to further myself. I feel like I’m...

Aug 31, 2014 3:20 pm

Dana White Guarantees Faber And Dillashaw Would Fight Eachother

“It’s no different than GSP and Rory Macdonald… You don’t run around saying ‘I’ll fight him tomorrow. I want his belt.’ and all these stuff. And all of these guys believe they can beat each other in the back of their minds, since they all train together.” “But when it all comes down to it,...

Aug 31, 2014 2:53 pm

Dana White Interested In Signing Ben Askren

Ben Askren has been campaigning very hard for a fight in the UFC, something Dana White has been less than thrilled about. Askren has tried everything from confronting Johny Hendricks at the TUF finale, to taking shots at the welterweight champ and Dana White on Twitter, but nothing has worked…Until now. UFC President Dana White...