Written By Jeffrey McKinney, Bleacher Report
MMA is just like any other sport: There will always be guys that get under people's skin and make fans ready to jump them.… Continue
Added by JSladky FightNews on October 28, 2011 at 11:24am —
Alistair Overeem has predicted that Brock Lesnar won't last beyond the first round when the heavyweights go head-to-head at UFC 141.
Overeem, who will make his UFC debut in December, is confident he will have wrapped up victory inside the first round when he steps into the Octagon with Lesnar in Las Vegas.
With the winner set to be… Continue
Added by JSladky FightNews on October 24, 2011 at 1:41pm —
Yesterday was chock full of fight announcements from the UFC with the news breaking of Alistair Overeem vs Brock Lesnar and Ben Henderson vs Clay Guida. A fight that slipped by the eyes of many was Brian Ebersole vs Rory MacDonald at UFC 140 in Toronto.
Brian Ebersole lucked into his UFC career when Carlos Condit went down with an… Continue
Added by JSladky FightNews on October 18, 2011 at 10:49am —
Dana White has allayed fears that Brock Lesnar will return to the WWE, insisting it will "never happen" whilst he is under contract with the UFC.
Fears over Lesnar's future were sparked when it was announced that the former UFC heavyweight champion will appear on the latest WWE video game. Lesnar has always held plenty of cards when it comes to… Continue
Added by JSladky FightNews on October 14, 2011 at 10:03am —
Written By Matt Saccaro, Bleacher Report
MMA fans are a picky lot and are displeased with a multitude of fighters. However, there are some very specific fighters that fans, for one… Continue
Added by JSladky FightNews on October 4, 2011 at 11:39am —
UFC president Dana White has dismissed suggestions that former heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar will have to pull out of his proposed return to the Octagon in December.
Lesnar won the heavyweight title when beating Randy Couture in 2008 and made successful defences against Frank Mir and Shane Carwin, but has not fought since losing to Cain Velasquez 12 months… Continue
Added by JSladky FightNews on October 4, 2011 at 9:44am —
Written By Leon Horne, Bleacher Report
Jon Jones continued his assault on the UFC light heavyweight division this… Continue
Added by JSladky FightNews on September 26, 2011 at 11:20am —
UFC president Dana White has confirmed Cain Velasquez can expect to face the winner of Brock Lesnar v Alistair Overeem, if he beats Junior Dos Santos later this year.
Velasquez and Dos Santos was made official at a Tuesday press conference, ahead of the maiden defence of Velasquez's heavyweight title. Dos Santos provides his opposition on November… Continue
Added by JSladky FightNews on September 21, 2011 at 11:30am —
Written By Sergio Non, USA TODAY
Brock Lesnar and Alistair Overeem will clash at the end of the year for the right to a title shot, the Ultimate… Continue
Added by JSladky FightNews on September 7, 2011 at 9:42am —
Written By Brian Lopez-Benchimol, Bleacher Report
Twitter is quickly becoming UFC President Dana White's friend.
The head honcho took to the Internet moments ago to announce a huge… Continue
Added by JSladky FightNews on September 6, 2011 at 10:12pm —
Frank Mir is open to a fight against either Brock Lesnar or Alistair Overeem as he weighs up his future options.
Dana White has said Lesnar will return to action in early 2012, while Strikeforce star Alistair Overeem is reportedly close to penning terms with the UFC.
"If [a Lesnar fight] works out, it works out," Mir told Middle Easy. "I just want to fight again, it doesn't matter who. [Fighting] Overeem would be… Continue
Added by JSladky FightNews on August 31, 2011 at 9:00am —
It seems Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker can't make a media appearance these days without being asked one question in particular: When are we going to see Strikeforce vs. UFC fights?
The short answer? Not anytime soon.
Still, Coker holds out hope for crossover bouts in the future. And he's not talking… Continue
Added by JSladky FightNews on July 12, 2011 at 9:57am —
Prizefighting has traditionally been led by the heavyweights. In the UFC, however, it has been the lighter class of fighters who have carried the sport –- guys like BJ Penn, Georges St. Pierre, Anderson Silva and Chuck Liddell. The heavyweight division has taken the longest to develop, but Saturday’s main event between Shane Carwin and Junior Dos Santos (pictured) was further… Continue
Added by JSladky FightNews on June 14, 2011 at 9:27am —
Frank Mir tells it like it is. Continue
Like him or not, there's no one in the sport who is less afraid to be brutally honest than the former two-time UFC heavyweight champion.
Mir is coming off a unanimous decision victory over Roy Nelson at UFC 130 in a fight that he dominated from start to finish with knees in the clinch, aggressive takedowns, ground and pound and…
Added by JSladky FightNews on June 2, 2011 at 10:21am —
UFC Heavyweight Frank Mir has seen the ups and downs of his career, the UFC and mixed martial arts as a whole.
After everything that's been said and done, Mir is getting ready to enter his 10th season with the UFC, thus making him the heavyweight with the most seniority.
Beginning at UFC 34 in November of 2001 where he defeated… Continue
Added by JSladky FightNews on May 20, 2011 at 9:34am —
"Fights that I've seen of Roy when people do well against him is when they move forward. If he makes a mistake ... I'm a lot bigger than (Junior) Dos Santos and I hit a lot harder. I'm a taller, longer athlete ... quicker, I'll constantly pepper him with shots when he comes in and make him pay when I do hit him with something.… Continue
Added by JSladky FightNews on May 18, 2011 at 10:00am —
I used to be a big fan of UFC's The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) reality TV show. The first few seasons were captivating and interesting. The TUF series made stars out of fighters such as Forrest Griffin, Michael Bisping, Rashad Evans, Josh Koscheck and Chris Leben.
Unfortunately, the show has gone stale and there is no reason to watch it anymore.… Continue
Added by JSladky FightNews on May 18, 2011 at 9:30am —
Last week, former UFC heavyweight champ Brock Lesnar revealed diverticulitis would force him out of his top contender scrap with Junior dos Santos. Minutes after the shocking announcement, Roy Nelson boasted on Twitter that he predicted long ago Lesnar wouldn’t answer the bell against the heavy-hitting Brazilian.
Now, Strikeforce’s Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva is… Continue
Added by JSladky FightNews on May 17, 2011 at 4:43pm —
As we head deeper into Season 13 of The Ultimate Fighter, we continue to inch closer toward the eventual showdown between former UFC Heavyweight Champion, Brock Lesnar, and Brazilian knockout artist, Junior dos Santos. Continue
The fight will be the biggest of dos Santos’ career thus far and…
Added by JSladky FightNews on April 13, 2011 at 1:17pm —
Filipino athletes will lead the overseas expansion of The Ultimate Fighter.
The first international version of the Ultimate Fighting Championship's reality show will hit the Philippines, possibly this year, UFC President Dana White told reporters on Tuesday. He was speaking during a conference call to promote next week's UFC 127 show in Sydney.
Las Vegas has been the location for every TUF series so far, including Season 13, which is currently being taped. But as UFC… Continue
Added by JSladky FightNews on February 16, 2011 at 1:55pm —