April 2013 MMA News Archive - Page 8
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UFC on FOX 7's Roger Bowling on weight drop: My muscles were like fat
When Roger Bowling started his diet 12 weeks ago, he tipped the scale at 198 pounds. That'd require a fairly substantial cut to get down to the welterweight division. The only problem is that Bowling is fighting as a lightweight at Saturday.
TUF 17 Finale ratings: 1.7 million viewers
Last weekend's highly entertaining Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale recorded the highest ratings for a TUF Finale show on FX.
WSOF 3 heads to Las Vegas' Hard Rock with Gracie-Huckaba, Gaethje-Cobb
The third World Series of Fighting event now has a venue, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, and two new main-card bouts.
T.J. Dillashaw vs. Hugo Viana promoted to UFC on FOX 7's FX prelims
A bantamweight bout between T.J. Dillashaw and Hugo Viana has been promoted from the Facebook-streamed preliminary card to the FX-televised prelims at Saturday's UFC on FOX 7 event.
Tyrone Spong vs. Angel DeAnda co-headlines WSOF 3 on June 14
A light-heavyweight bout between kickboxer Tyrone Spong and experienced striker Angel DeAnda will co-headline World Series of Fighting 3 in June.
UFC vet Urushitani set to face Docyogen at OneFC 9
5 members from the Philippines' best MMA team will compete at ONE FC 9 in Manila, and they will all have tough tests against mostly UFC and Bellator vets. Among those match ups is a flyweight bout between Yasuhiro Urushitani vs. Rey Docyogen.
Many recognizable female mixed martial arts stars try out for season 18 of The Ultimate Fighter
Top WMMA stars such as Shayna Baszler, Tonya Evinger, Tara LaRosa and Roxanne Modafferi attended the tryouts for the eighteenth season of The Ultimate Fighter.
Dana supports Tate/Zingano stoppage
Following the TUF 17 Finale, UFC president Dana White speaks up about the stoppage in the event's Fight of the Night.
Kelvin Gastelum planning move to welterweight after Ultimate Fighter stint kept his MMA career alive
Kelvin Gastelum says that he plans to move to welterweight after winning the UFC's Ultimate Fighter finale.
Signal to Noise: TUF 17 Finale's best and worst
From the sensational bout between Miesha Tate and Cat Zingano to the overhyping of Uriah Hall to there was much to love and hate at the TUF 17 Finale at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada on Saturday night. It's time separate the winners from the losers, the good from the bad an the signal from the noise...
UFC President Dana White anticipates additional women's divisions in future
As he watched a group of 50 women try out for the "The Ultimate Fighter 18," UFC President Dana White admitted he was impressed with the talent level of the fighters. And while his promotion currently employs only 135-pound women, White doesn't believe that will always be the case. "You would think so," White told MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) when asked if he expected to add more women's divisions to the UFC. "If you think about it, when we started this company, we had heavyweights, light heavyweights, middleweights and welterweights. That was it. When we brought in the 155-pound division, everybody was like, 'This is crazy. They're too small. Nobody will ever watch.'
The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale medical suspensions: Tate, Hart lead list of 16
Sixteen fighters from this past weekend's The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale event received medical suspensions, including Miesha Tate and Collin Hart, who could be out up to six months if not cleared earlier by doctors.
UFC 162: Swanson, Edgar open as early favorites
UFC 162 is stacked with big featherweight fights, and two of them now having betting lines.
Ulysses Gomez not allowed to audition at today's 'TUF 18' tryouts
UFC officials today nixed Ulysses Gomez's audition at "The Ultimate Fighter 18" tryouts, but the former UFC fighter isn't ruling out a possible return to the octagon.
Exclusive interview: Frank Trigg talks career high and Buffer in a lift
Frank reflects on his MMA career, he tells us his own personal highs. Frank also gives his side of the story with regards to Bruce Buffer in a lift, I don't know what he's talking about.
UFC's Faber awaits next assignment, no preference on Cruz vs. Barao
Urijah Faber is as sick talking about potential title shots as you are hearing about it, but when you're the clear No. 1 contender behind the the current and interim champ, the questions are still going to be asked.
Uriah Hall was 'trying to have some fun, man'
Uriah Hall talks about his strange performance during his UFC Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale loss.
'No Snooki's' - Ronda Rousey warns TUF contestants that having sex on the show could cost
UFC women's Bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey is coming out and attempting to set a tone for her season of the show -- more sports, less sex and sleaze and please, no Snooki's.
So far, women more than proving their worth in UFC
The first time two women fought in the UFC octagon, it was cause for an all-out media blitz by the world's largest MMA promotion. The second time felt more like just another fight — only better. At The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale in Las Vegas, undefeated bantamweight Cat Zingano (8-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) came from behind to beat former Strikeforce champion Miesha Tate (13-4 MMA, 0-1 UFC) by third-round TKO in easily the most exciting and brutal bout on the 12-fight card. The UFC deemed Zingano and Tate worthy of $50,000 "Fight of the Night" bonuses, and fans were reminded why female MMA fighters have a reputation for stealing the show in a male-dominated sport...
Dylan Andrews Made a Statement, Now Seeks Bout on UFC 160 Fight Card
Dylan Andrews has progressed from 'The Ultimate Fighter' Season 17 series with a first round knockout in his UFC debut in Las Vegas on Saturday night.