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Apr 20, 2012 9:06 am

Stop Fitching and Fitchery in MMA Now!

By Lewis Mckeever: This is not an article set out to condemn UFC welterweight grinder Jon Fitch, but rather, a tool to vent my growing frustration and concerns with Fitch’s widespread smothering fighting style, otherwise known as “Fitching”. Jon Fitch is renowned for his grapple heavy, “take no risks” approach to mixed martial arts. Jon...

Apr 18, 2012 8:34 pm

Evans Is The Real Deal | Jones Could Have Trouble At UFC 145!

By Chase Raymond: It should be one of the most exciting fights of the year this weekend when Jon “Bones” Jones defends his light heavyweight championship against “Sugar” Rashad Evans this weekend at the Phillips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia. You might believe that Rashad Evans doesn’t stand a chance against the newest ruler of the...

Apr 18, 2012 8:27 pm

VIDEO | Welcome To The "Blackzilian" Camp, An Inside Look

By Lorenzo Luciano: This week the “UFC Ultimate Insider” on “UFC on Fuel TV” took an insider look at the progression of the “Blackzilians”, located in Boca Raton, Florida. The name stems from the group originally being made up of ‘Black’ and ‘Brazilian’ men. The show demonstrates how they are a dedicated group, working together...

Apr 16, 2012 11:06 am

UFC Contemplating Regional Titles With Global Expansion

By Jamie McAllister: “We talked about that too, we talked about rankings. Like, in boxing, guys [are] ranked in other countries. So you [would] end up with the UFC champions and then guys that are ranked in different countries. It makes sense; in the big picture long term it absolutely makes sense.” “Kicking off all...


Apr 13, 2012 1:41 pm

Greg Jackson | "This Is A Hard Fight For Jon Jones"

By Lynn Mitchell: Greg Jackson makes a tough decision in cornering Jon Jones against Rashad Evans. “Rashad upset me when he kept throwing Greg under the bus and enough is enough.” states Mike Winkeljohn in an interview with MMA Fighting.  The statement was enough to convince Greg Jackson to corner Light Heavyweight Champ Jon Jones. Two of...

Apr 13, 2012 8:04 am

James Te Huna tweets Brandon Vera as next opponent for UFC on FUEL TV 4

According to Te Huna’s recent tweets, the New Zealand native is set to do battle with long time UFC veteran Brandon Vera. I’m fighting Brandon Vera, UFC on fuel 4 — Jamie Te Huna (@JamesTeHuna) April 12, 2012 As of now, this is the only announced match up for the upcoming UFC on FUEL TV...

Apr 12, 2012 9:34 am

UFC SUPPORTS CREATION OF INTERNATIONAL MIXED MARTIAL ARTS FEDERATION

The Ultimate Fighting Championship, the world’s leader in mixed martial arts (MMA), applauds the announcement made earlier today of the creation of the new International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF). The UFC wholeheartedly supports this new initiative as well as its leader, IMMAF President August Wallén, who will spearhead the initial growth of this Federation....

Apr 11, 2012 3:36 pm

With GSP And Zahabi’s Support, MacDonald Poised To Inherit Crown In Two Years

By Micah Hinchliffe: During last night’s airing of Ultimate Insider we got to take a peak into the renowned Tristar camp and hear from some of it’s most successful fighters as they prepare for UFC 145 in Atlanta, April 21st. Among these fighters was welterweight contender Rory “Ares” Macdonald, whom many believe to be the...

Apr 10, 2012 4:52 pm

George Roop set to face Antonio “Pato” Carvalho at UFC 149 in Calgary

By Jason Kindschy: Featherweight veteran George Roop has been slated to compete against Canadian Antonio “Pato” Carvalho at UFC 149. A verbal agreement has been reached for the fight to take place at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada on July 21st. UFC Featherweight champ Jose Aldo is set to defend his belt against...

Apr 10, 2012 4:30 pm

Anthony Johnson Still Has His "Eye on the prize" Following Recent UFC Release

By Micah Hinchliffe: Learning from your mistakes is often a hard yet necessary process, especially if your Anthony Johnson. For those of you who don’t know, after missing weight at UFC 142 and losing via rear naked choke to Vitor Belfort in Rio, Johnson has had a string of bad luck. Dana white stated before...

Apr 5, 2012 7:45 am

INTERNATIONAL SCENE | THE LARGEST MMA ORGANIZATION IN CANADA HAS ARRIVED WITH THE MERGER OF AGGRESSION MMA, ARMAGEDDON FC, AND AX COMBAT

The landscape of MMA in Canada has just shifted course with three dominant MMA organizations in Western Canada merging to create the single largest MMA organization in Canada, which will know be known as Aggression Fighting Championships. Aggression MMA, Armageddon Fighting Championships, and AX Combat have now pooled their efforts in providing the best shows...

Apr 4, 2012 12:46 pm

VIDEO | The Bruce Lee Influence on Modern MMA

Roots of Fight revisits Bruce Lee’s impact on the evolution of mixed martial arts with a new mini documentary featuring rare footage of Lee and a capsule collection. This mini-doc Features commentary from some of MMA’s finest, including Paul Lazenby, Eddie Bravo, and Ralek Gracie. The film examines the evolution of Lee’s style from Wing...

Mar 30, 2012 6:30 am

Mayhem Miller | If I lose To C.B. Dollaway I will Quit Fighting

“No, he doesn’t deserve to be in there with me, and I’ll prove it.I’ll prove it in under a round cause we see I tend to get tired in the second round. We’re both in a similar spot in our career I guess. We’re on the chopping block, and that’s fine, I’m really happy with...

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 28, 2012 11:11 am

Benson Henderson | It Would Criminal To Not Give Edgar The Rematch

“Frankie gave two rematches. It’s criminal not to give him a rematch after a decision, because, as a champ, he gave two rematches. I think it’s something that has to be done sometimes. There’s just no alternative. It does create a little bit of a logjam, I guess you could say, from the top, but,...

Mar 27, 2012 4:29 pm

Alistair Overeem Avoids Being Jailed For Battery Case

We reported last January that Alistair Overeem had been charged with misdemeanor battery stemming for a New Year’s Eve Party In Las Vegas. He has now gone to court and answered for the charges. The Las Vegas Review Journal Got The Scoop:   [box_light] Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight Alistair Overeem was sentenced to 50 hours...

Mar 22, 2012 9:19 am

Dos Santos Plans On Knocking Overeem Out, But Will Go To The Ground As Plan B

“I think it’s the ultimate test for my striking. It’s still the biggest challenge. He was a K-1 champion, which is the greatest striking event in the world. He’s a very strong guy, good, but I trust in myself a lot and I try for the knockout in all of my fights. Regardless of him...

Mar 21, 2012 11:00 am

Rory MacDonald UFC 145 Blog | Talks Highs And Lows Of His Career

By Rory MacDonald: I’m writing this first pre-fight blog on a Sunday, my rest day, and the one day dedicated to allowing my body to recover from the rigours of training. By this stage, I’m desperate for the rest day to come around. Usually on a day off I’ll wake up, go to church, relax...

Mar 21, 2012 6:54 am

UFC on FX 4 | Camozzi vs. Catone Booked

The UFC has booked a middleweight contest for their upcoming UFC on FX 4 show between Chris Camozzi and Nick Catone. While not yet officially announced by UFC officials, UFC on FX 4 is expected to go down at The Revel Entertainment Arena in Atlantic City, New Jersey on June 22. In the headlining slot,...

Mar 20, 2012 8:22 am

Interntational Scene | Overeem Set To Make His Debut at the MMA Weekender at SENI

Alistair Overeem, one of the world’s leading UFC athletes will make his debut at the MMA Weekender at SENI, the biggest combat sports expo on the planet. Currently ranked #3 heavyweight mixed marital artist in the world, he will join the likes of UFC Hall of Famer Royce Gracie and the UK’s very own Michael...

Mar 16, 2012 2:55 pm

Video | Your Favorite MMA Series Is Back " Miami Hustle" Episode 7

Hustle Show: Miami 7 – Dallas While the fast cars, fast women and a life of decadence seems to be the norm in Miami, Juanky Faraldo, lives in another world, far away from the limelight. Waking up every morning to face his reality, the hardworking trainer of South Miami Sports Performance knows he’s putting everything...

Mar 6, 2012 9:37 am

UFC on FOX 3's Jim Miller Visits "Good Day New York" To Promote Diaz Fight (Video)

UFC Fighter Jim Miller: MyFoxNY.com UFC on FOX is coming to the Garden State. The Ultimate Fighting Championship’s third event on the FOX network will take place on Saturday, May 5 from the IZOD Center in East Rutherford, N.J. An outstanding five-round lightweight bout between Whippany’s Jim Miller and rugged contender Nate Diaz will headline...

Mar 6, 2012 9:31 am

Video Archive | Today's UFC on Fox 3 Press Conference

UFC on FOX is coming to the Garden State. The Ultimate Fighting Championship’s third event on the FOX network will take place on Saturday, May 5 from the IZOD Center in East Rutherford, N.J. An outstanding five-round lightweight bout between Whippany’s Jim Miller and rugged contender Nate Diaz will headline the card, with the winner...

Mar 6, 2012 9:09 am

Photo | Nate Diaz & Jim Miller Staredown At Todays Press Conference

UFC on FOX is coming to the Garden State. The Ultimate Fighting Championship’s third event on the FOX network will take place on Saturday, May 5 from the IZOD Center in East Rutherford, N.J. An outstanding five-round lightweight bout between Whippany’s Jim Miller and rugged contender Nate Diaz will headline the card, with the winner...