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Jan 17, 2012 7:32 pm

UFC NEWS – Kenny Florian Announces He Is Not Retiring From MMA

During tonight’s “UFC Tonight” broadcast on FUEL TV, show host and UFC fighter Kenny Florian officially announced that he is not retiring from Mixed Martial Arts. Recent reports have circulated that Florian may be forced into retirement due to a nagging back injury, however when asked on this evenings show he stated the following: “You...

Jan 17, 2012 2:21 pm

UFC NEWS – Munoz Injured, Bisping In Against Sonnen For Number-One Contender

An undisclosed injury has forced Mark Munoz out of his co-main event title-eliminator bout against Chael Sonnen scheduled for the UFC’s second appearance on FOX TV. In his place comes Michael Bisping. The winner of the newly minted Bisping vs. Sonnen main event will fight Anderson Silva for his middleweight title. In the main event,...

Jan 17, 2012 11:11 am

UFC NEWS – UFC Announces Pre-Contract Screening Policy For P.E.D.'s

Continuing a commitment to the health and safety of its athletes, the Ultimate Fighting Championship announced today that all potential UFC and STRIKEFORCE signees will be subject to a mandatory pre-contract screening for performance-enhancing drugs. Beginning Jan. 1, 2012, all incoming athletes will be tested prior to finalizing a contract with the world’s premier mixed...

Jan 11, 2012 3:18 pm

UFC NEWS – Akira Corassani Faces Jason Young At UFC On FUEL TV 2

In typical UFC fashion, the promotion is booking a host of regional talent for their debut event in Sweden. As a result, Swedish fighter and Ultimate Fighter competitor, Akira Corassani is set to face Jason Young during the UFC on FUEL TV 2 fight card this April UFC on FUEL TV 2 is now officially...

Jan 9, 2012 9:43 am

UFC NEWS – Maldonado Forced Off UFC 142 Card With Injury,

This Saturday’s UFC 142 fight card has lost a light-heavyweight contest and as a result the event will feature only 10 fights. Fabio Maldonado has suffered an injury in training and has been forced to withdraw from his scheduled appointment with Caio Magalhaes at UFC 142. The UFC will not seek a replacement for the...

Jan 5, 2012 6:44 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC on FUEL TV 1 Gets Dillashaw vs. Watson and Brookins vs. Rocha

Two fights have been added to the UFC’s inaugural show on FUEL TV. Bantamweights T.J. Dillashaw and Walel Watson as well as featherweights Jonathan Brookins and Vagner Rocha have agreed to face off on the evenings fight card. UFC officials took to twitter today with the two announcements. UFC on FUEL TV is set to...

Jan 5, 2012 6:17 pm

UFC NEWS – Escudero Returns Against Danzig At UFC 145

A lightweight bout has just been added to the UFC 145 card in Montreal in the form of Efrain Escudero vs. Mac Danzig. UFC officials confirmed the matchup just moments ago. UFC 145 is still yet to be officially announced by UFC officials but it is expected to take place on March 25 from the...

Jan 5, 2012 2:04 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC Officially Announces UFC on FUEL TV 1 Fight Card

The Octagon returns to Omaha, Neb. on Wednesday, Feb. 15, as the Ultimate Fighting Championship® presents an intense welterweight bout between top contenders Diego Sanchez and Omaha native Jake Ellenberger. Sanchez, the season one winner of The Ultimate Fighter, and Ellenberger, a winner of five straight, will collide at the Omaha Civic Auditorium. It will...

Jan 4, 2012 12:12 pm

UFC NEWS – Quotes From Today’s UFC 142 Pre-Fight Press Conference Call

Today the UFC held their UFC 142: Aldo vs. Mendes” pre-fight conference call. Jose Aldo, Chad Mendes, Vitor Belfort and Anthony Johnson where all on the line today fielding questions from members of the media who got the invite to participate. UFC 142 is set to go down on Jan. 14 from Rio de Janeiro’s...

Dec 29, 2011 2:54 pm

UFC NEWS – EXCLUSIVE: Efrain Escudero Is Happy To Be Back In The UFC, Sends A Clear Message To Volkmann. “Let’s do this, meet me in the center lets fight”

It’s been a long road for “The Ultimate Fighter” winner, Efrain Escudero. The past 14 months he has had to fight from promotion to promotion trying to earn his way back to the UFC following a controversial dismissal from the promotion that was punishment for both a loss and missing weight. However, the past is...

Dec 28, 2011 12:48 pm

UFC NEWS – Ed Herman Returns Against Clifford Starks At UFC 143

The UFC’s annual Super Bowl weekend card just got a little deeper with the addition of a middleweight contest between Ed Herman and Clifford Starks. UFC officials announced the bout just moments ago. UFC 143 is set to take place at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas on Super Bowl weekend. Georges St....

Dec 28, 2011 4:15 am

UFC NEWS – Court McGee Draws Constantinos Philippou In UFC on FX 2 Bout

A middleweight bout has been added to the UFC’s second trip to the FX network in the form of Court McGee vs. Constantinos Philippou. UFC officials announced the bout late yesterday evening. UFC on FX 2 is set to feature a main event welterweight bout between Martin Kampmann and Thiago Alves. The Allphones Arena in...

Dec 26, 2011 12:50 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC 143's Fabricio Werdum Looking To Finish Roy Nelson

“There’s no easy fight anymore. Everybody knows a little bit of everything: Jiu-Jitsu, Wrestling, Boxing, and Muay Thai. It’s a different time we’re living in. Nelson knocked Cro Cop out, he has a very strong right hand, sharp Boxing, but I’ll impose my rhythm and play by my game plan until I tire him out....

Dec 19, 2011 8:51 am

UFC NEWS – Caio Magalhaes In For Nedkov Against Maldonado At UFC 142

In the last minute reshuffling of UFC 142, the UFC has etched their final “replacement” contract for their return trip to Brazil. UFC newcomer Caio Magalhaes will fill the final void on UFC 142 left by Staslov Nedkov and face Fabio Maldonado next month. UFC 142 is set to go down on Jan. 14 from...