3585 Search Results for TUF

Apr 15, 2016 12:01 pm

VIDEO | Who wins this Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz slap contest?

Star UFC veteran Nate Diaz and UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor are set to fight in an immediate rematch at UFC 200. Some fans could not wait. Check out this hilarious edited video of Diaz and McGregor go at it in a slap contest. While Diaz is already known for his “Stockton slap,” McGregor has...

Apr 14, 2016 10:30 pm

Ronda Rousey talks desire to fight in New York

On Thursday afternoon New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill officially legalizing MMA in New York. This led to the UFC promptly announcing that their inaugural event in New York would go down on November 12th. UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta revealed that UFC 205 would be the inaugural event at the Madison Square Garden,...

Apr 14, 2016 9:14 am

Mark Hunt signs 6-fight UFC contract

Fan favorite UFC heavyweight Mark ‘Super Samoan’ Hunt has signed a new 6-fight UFC contract. According to the 42 year old MMA veteran, the deal is worth millions, however according to Hunt it isn’t about the money. Hunt has bigger plans in mind. He spoke to Stuff.co.nz: “It’s not about the money. Of course I...

Apr 12, 2016 8:59 am

BJ Penn vs. Dennis Siver set for UFC 199

Former UFC lightweight and welterweight champion BJ Penn (16-10-2) will return to the octagon this┬ásummer when he squares off with Dennis Siver (22-11 MMA) in a featherweight bout at June’s UFC 199 pay-per-view event in Inglewood, California. UFC officials just made the announcement. “The Prodigy” will return to the octagon for the first time since...

Apr 6, 2016 10:25 am

Daniel Cormier: Jon Jones gets more credit than he deserves

It’s no secret that Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier have been trading barbs on social media for quite some time now dating back to before their first meeting inside the Octagon at the beginning of 2015. While things have gotten not only heated, but also personal, between the two on social media, UFC light heavyweight...

Apr 6, 2016 9:41 am

Corey ‘Beastin 25/8’ Anderson pays it forward with generous act

Recently, the UFC announced that the tryouts for the next season of The Ultimate Fighter would be held at the end of April in Las Vegas. The season will be unlike any other in the show’s history given the fact that the winner will get a flyweight title shot against the winner of UFC 197’s...

Apr 5, 2016 8:35 am

Ovince Saint Preux explains why he turned down Daniel Cormier’s training offer

After it was announced that Ovince Saint Preux would be stepping in on short notice to fight Jon Jones for the interim UFC light heavyweight championship in the main event of UFC 197, Daniel Cormier offered to train Saint Preux to beat the pound for pound king. Saint Preux explained to BloodyElbow why he decided...

Apr 5, 2016 8:28 am

Daniel Cormier opens up on “crazy ride” of UFC 197

While Daniel Cormier is no longer able to fight at UFC 197, the UFC light heavyweight champion admits that the road leading up to his withdrawal from the event was a bumpy one. Cormier spoke on The MMA Hour to discuss his knee injury, Jon Jones’ legal troubles, and his decision to ultimately withdraw from...

Apr 3, 2016 2:29 pm

Jedrzejczyk plans to give Gadelha an “IV, steroids, USADA book” as a pre-fight gift

UFC women’s strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk has been busy training for her upcoming rematch with top contender Claudia Gadelha. The bitter rivals, Jedrzejczyk and Gadelha, just recently completed the filming of The Ultimate Fighter Season 23, where they served as opposing coaches. Joanna spoke to The MMA Hour about her experience filming “TUF” and what...

Apr 2, 2016 8:30 am

VIDEO | Joanna Jedrzejczyk shows off lethal elbow combinations

Joanna Jedrzejczyk is currently gearing up for her TUF 23 Finale bout against Claudia Gadelha on July 8th. The highly anticipated rematch will be Jedrzejczyk’s 3rd title defense. To date, Gadelha is the only woman to come close to defeating Jedrzejczyk. When the pair first fought back in 2014, they fought to a decision that...

Apr 2, 2016 8:00 am

Norman Parke announces release from the UFC

While yesterday was in fact April Fools Day, lightweight Norman Parke took to Facebook to announce that he had been released from the UFC following his decision loss against Rustam Khabilov at ‘UFC Fight Night: Silva vs. Bisping’ back in February. Parke, the ‘TUF Smashes’ winner, compiled a 5-3-1 record inside the Octagon during his...

Mar 30, 2016 1:22 pm

UFC releases veteran heavyweight Jared Rosholt

News broke Wednesday afternoon that the UFC had released veteran heavyweight Jared Rosholt following his ‘UFC Fight Night: Hendricks vs. Thompson’ loss to Roy Nelson back in February. Rosholt had been with the UFC since 2013 where he defeated Walt Harris via unanimous decision in the finale of the ‘TUF: Rousey vs. Tate’ finale. Rosholt...

Mar 30, 2016 8:51 am

Carla Esparza replaces Jessica Aguilar, meets Julianna Lima at UFC 197

The inaugural UFC women’s strawweight champion, Carla Esparza (11-3 MMA), will return to the octagon next month when she fills in for the injured Jessica Aguilar against Julianna Lima (8-2 MMA). The bout will mark Esparza’s first fight since losing her title to Joanna Jedrzejczyk via TKO at UFC 185 in March of 2015. Prior...

Mar 30, 2016 2:34 am

Joe Lauzon vs. Diego Sanchez in the works for UFC 200

A bout that has “Fight of the Night” written all over it is being targeted for UFC 200. MMA Fighting reports that the UFC is working on putting a fight together between Joe Lauzon and Diego Sanchez. The TUF veterans were originally scheduled to fight back at UFC 180, but injuries suffered by both Lauzon...

Mar 26, 2016 9:15 pm

Nate Diaz questions the legitimacy of Conor McGregor’s trash talk

While Conor McGregor has earned the reputation as an expert at mental warfare, Nate Diaz believed that quite a bit of McGregor’s insults prior to their UFC 196 welterweight scrap were scripted. McGregor repeatedly called out Diaz for ‘teaching Sunday morning kid’s Jiu-Jitsu’ and ‘going on bike rides with the elderly’. Diaz spoke on Fox...

Mar 25, 2016 9:05 pm

VIDEO | ‘Moat MMA Fighting’ is the craziest thing you’ll see all day

As if MMA wasn’t dangerous enough, one promotion has decided to put fighters on a platform surrounded by a moat instead of in a cage or in a ring. Check out the fight between Vitail Krat and Andre Dida, the man who sucker punched Chael Sonnen in the back of the head during the TUF...

Mar 25, 2016 8:31 am

Conor McGregor’s coach backs fight with Frankie Edgar at Madison Square Garden

While Frankie Edgar has been campaigning for a title shot against Conor McGregor since his TUF 22 finale KO win over Chad Mendes, the stars could finally be aligning for a McGregor vs. Edgar fight. With MMA being legalized in New York earlier this week, Conor McGregor’s striking coach, Owen Roddy, believes that a fight...

Mar 23, 2016 12:14 pm

Rashad Evans explains why he is picking Daniel Cormier to beat Jon Jones

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans says he is picking the current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier to avenge his only professional MMA loss when he rematches the former champion Jon Jones at UFC 197 on April 23rd. “I am going to go on record and I’m going to go with the upset...