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UFC News - Page 256

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Training partner from Julianna Pena's injury speaks: 'It was just a freak accident at the gym'
(bloodyelbow.com)
Josh Gow says that when Julianna Pena was injured while training with him it was not due to any sort of "attack" but was rather a freak accident during a normal grappling session.
Submitted Feb 4, 2014 11:24AM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Anthony Johnson Returns to Octagon, Fights Phil Davis at UFC 172
(5thround.com)
Who says you can’t go home again (especially if you’ve been winning)? On Tuesday morning, UFC president Dana White announced via Twitter that they have brought back Anthony “Rumble” Johnson (pictured). White will throw Johnson right into the fire, as the light heavyweight meets Phil Davis on April 26 at UFC 172.
Submitted Feb 4, 2014 9:52AM by jjeans - 24 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Luke Rockhold vs. Tim Boetsch set for UFC 172 in Baltimore
(mmajunkie.com)
Fresh from his first UFC win, Luke Rockhold will get back to work in short order in a fight that was supposed to happen this past fall. Rockhold (11-2 MMA, 1-1 UFC), the final Strikeforce middleweight champion, will meet Tim Boetsch (17-6 MMA, 8-5 UFC) at UFC 172 in April. UFC officials announced the fight Tuesday morning.
Submitted Feb 4, 2014 9:51AM by jjeans - 10 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Eddie Wineland wants Raphael Assuncao at UFC 170
(mmajunkie.com)
After his win at UFC on FOX 10, Eddie Wineland said he was going to subscribe to the “Cowboy” Cerrone theory, taking as many fights as he can get.
Submitted Feb 4, 2014 1:09AM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Broken hand knocks Francisco Rivera from UFC 170 fight with Raphael Assuncao
(mmajunkie.com)
Raphael Assuncao apparently will be hoping for a new opponent for UFC 170 on less than three weeks’ notice.
Submitted Feb 4, 2014 1:08AM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Donald Cerrone vs. Edson Barboza set for UFC on FOX 11 in Orlando
(mmajunkie.com)
Donald Cerrone said he wants six fights in 2014. After putting one in the books nine days ago, he now has No. 2 teed up. Cerrone (22-6 MMA, 9-3 UFC) will fight Edson Barboza (13-1 MMA, 7-1 UFC) in April when the UFC returns to Florida for UFC on FOX 11. UFC officials announced the fight Monday afternoon. UFC on FOX 11, the second FOX event of 2014, takes place April 19 at Amway Center in Orlando. The event’s main card airs on FOX following prelims on FOX Sports 1 and UFC Fight Pass...
Submitted Feb 3, 2014 7:39PM by grappler0000 - 11 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Jessica Eye vs. Sarah Kaufman Fight Result Change Stems from Eye’s Failed Drug Trust
(mmaweekly.com)
Sarah Kaufman vs Jessica EyeJessica Eye won a split decision victory over Sarah Kaufman at UFC 166 on Oct. 19 at the Toyota Center in Houston. That is until Saturday, when reports surfaced that the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation had changed the result to a “no decision.” Initial reports did not include the reason for the result change, but the TDLR on Monday informed MMAWeekly.com that it was due to Eye testing positive for a banned substance at the time of the fight. The substance she tested positive for was not disclosed, but Eye received a penalty in the amount of $1,875 and has also been suspended for one year from the date the Administrative Order was signed, according to TDLR officials.
Submitted Feb 3, 2014 2:13PM by JLS1980 - 9 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Clint Hester credits Joe Rogan's commentary for win over Andy Enz in Newark
(mmamania.com)
After his victory over Andy Enz at UFC 169 on Saturday night (Feb. 1, 2014) in Newark, NJ, Hester spoke to MMAmania.com about being disappointed for not getting the finish, and using some advice from Joe Rogan after hearing the UFC announcers commentary during the fight.
Submitted Feb 3, 2014 1:08PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC signs top Japanese Prospect Michinori Tanaka
(bloodyelbow.com)
In everyone's haste to believe that Jose Aldo vs. Anthony Pettis at lightweight was set in stone, Aldo's reluctance to surrender his UFC featherweight title is being ignored.
Submitted Feb 3, 2014 12:19PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Benson Henderson is unhappy about Jose Aldo's title shot
(bloodyelbow.com)
It appears that Benson Henderson sees himself as slightly closer to the front of the line than the UFC does and he's unhappy that Jose Aldo is cutting.
Submitted Feb 2, 2014 7:37PM by FastKnockout - 18 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Urijah Faber open to 'interesting' fights in the UFC's featherweight division
(bloodyelbow.com)
Following UFC 169 TKO loss to Renan Barao, Urijah Faber said he would consider fights at featherweight, but he is not interested in a permanent move to 145.
Submitted Feb 2, 2014 7:35PM by FastKnockout - 11 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
White: 'It was a crappy performance by Alistair'
(bloodyelbow.com)
UFC president Dana White seemed less than pleased by Alistair Overeem's overall performance at UFC 169
Submitted Feb 2, 2014 2:05PM by FastKnockout - 23 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Two members of UFC 169 live audience stabbed during event
(bloodyelbow.com)
Reports of stabbings in the audience at UFC 169 have been confirmed by the Newark Police department.
Submitted Feb 2, 2014 2:03PM by FastKnockout - 15 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC 169 draws reported 14,308 attendance for $1.651 million live gate
(mmajunkie.com)
NEWARK, N.J. – Saturday night’s UFC 169 event drew an announced attendance of 14,308 and a live gate of $1.651 million.
Submitted Feb 2, 2014 12:13PM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Chris Cariaso wants Ian McCall after UFC 169 win
(mmajunkie.com)
NEWARK, N.J. – Chris Cariaso is gunning for a shot at the UFC flyweight title.
Submitted Feb 2, 2014 12:11PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Despite Alistair Overeem's callout, UFC boss says Brock Lesnar isn't returning
(mmajunkie.com)
It appears former heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar‘s potential return to the UFC has gone from a “you never know” to a simple “no.”
Submitted Feb 2, 2014 12:09PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Dana White says Aldo vs. Pettis is already booked
(bloodyelbow.com)
UFC president, Dana White announces that Jose Aldo's next opponent will be LW champ, Anthony Pettis.
Submitted Feb 2, 2014 12:08PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Nick Catone gets decision win, injures knee
(bloodyelbow.com)
UFC middleweight Nick Catone's split decision win over Tom Watson has apparently proven very costly.
Submitted Feb 2, 2014 12:07PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC 169 medical suspensions
(bloodyelbow.com)
Eight fighters on the UFC 169 fight card receive indefinite medical suspensions, two others receive 30 and 60 days off from the New Jersey State Athletic Control Board.
Submitted Feb 2, 2014 12:06PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Dana White: Herb Dean made a mistake in stopping UFC 169's main event
(bloodyelbow.com)
UFC president says 'best referee in the business' Herb Dean 'rarely makes mistakes,' but he made on one on Saturday night in Renan Barao vs. Urijah Faber fight
Submitted Feb 2, 2014 12:05PM by FastKnockout - 16 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
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