Sylvia Vs. Vera announced
The Ultimate Fighting Championship today confirmed a fight between former UFC Heavyweight Champion Tim Sylvia and undefeated Brandon Vera. The bout will take place at UFC 77 on Oct. 20 in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Alexander Emelianenko Unlikely Headed to the UFC Soon
Despite the UFC’s recent influx of heavyweight talent — including Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira and Fabricio Werdum — one fighter that probably won’t be added to the mix is Alexander Emelianenko, a top-ranked heavyweight and the younger brother of MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko
Foreman Wrote the Book On Fighting After 40
Had the sport of mixed martial arts been around in 1966, the history of boxing may have taken a vastly different turn. That's because two-time boxing heavyweight champion George Foreman said he would have chosen MMA instead of boxing had it been available to him.
MMANews.com Pre-UFC 74 Interview With Joe Stevenson
MMANews.com's own Chris Howie recently caught up with top UFC Lightweight contender Joe "Daddy" Stevenson to discuss his upcoming fight at UFC 74, among a number of other topics. Below is a complete transcript of the interview conducted on Sunday, August 19, 2007.
Randy Couture Fight Odds
Randy Couture comes into UFC 74 as a slight underdog. The 40 plus Randy Couture fight odds were listed at even odds compared to Gabriel Gonzaga's favorite status (-130).
An Interview With Cub Swanson, WEC Featherweight Contender
Kodiak MMA: First of all, I’d like to thank you for making time to talk with us for a bit. Before we get to your upcoming fight with Little Evil, I want to congratulate you on your most recent win – and a dominating one – against Micah Miller. There seemed to be some real bad blood there before the match. Was there?
Gonzaga Sniffs Out His Biggest Opportunity
Gabriel Gonzaga's nickname, "Napao," literally translates from Portuguese as "big nose." But the man who will challenge Randy Couture for the UFC heavyweight championship Saturday night has an average-sized honker. So how did he end up with such a title?
Heavy and Super Heavy event
Since there has been trouble with putting super heavyweight fighters into American fight cards, this card would be taking place in Canada and would be headlined with a superfight between Sapp and fellow K-1 veteran Mark Hunt.
What is next for Wanderlei Silva
Now that the UFC has officially announced the return of Wanderlei Silva, the next step apparently is scheduling him for his first match back since last fighting for the promotion at UFC 25 in 2000, when he dropped a unanimous decision to Tito Ortiz.
UFC middleweight contender Kendall "Da Spyder" Grove talks about the importance of respect as he discusses his last win against Alan Belcher as well as his upcoming clash with Patrick Cote. Grove discusses the influence that Tito Ortiz and Phil Baroni had on his career and you don't want to miss what he had to say about his training camp and his eagerness to show the world that he's not just a "reality fighter". Check it out.