Pick'em Leagues: THE BIG SHOW CASUAL BEST OF THE REST Single Event PvP: FANTASY POOLS Betting Leagues: THE BIG SHOW BEST OF THE REST
 
Sign In
Username:

 
Password:

 
Keep me logged in

UFC News - Page 262

Do you have a hot MMA story or news item that you have found and would like to share?
Then read our guidelines then post it to our MMA News Share Forum to have it display here for the community to read on this page.
 
Cesar Gracie thinks Nick Diaz has overpaid taxes
(bloodyelbow.com)
Following Nick Diaz's claims that he has never paid taxes in his life, Cesar Gracie says that, if anything, Nick has overpaid in the past.
Submitted Mar 19, 2013 12:04PM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Darren Elkins steps in for Clay Guida, meets Chad Mendes at UFC on FOX 7
(mmajunkie.com)
After his Saturday win at UFC 158, Darren Elkins was looking for a Top 10 opponent. The UFC will oblige him, and then some – and in a hurry. Elkins (16-2 MMA, 6-1 UFC) stopped Antonio Carvalho (15-6 MMA, 2-2 UFC) this past weekend with a first-round TKO to improve to 5-0 as a featherweight – the first fighter to attain such a mark in the UFC...
Submitted Mar 19, 2013 11:15AM by grappler0000 - 12 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Kongo Respects Nelson for lack of Steroids
(punchdrunkgamer.com)

PDG: You have stirred up some controversy as of late with some of your comments on Steroids and TRT (Testosterone Replacement Therapy). What is your opinion of fighters using TRT and in your eyes is it any different than using illegal supplements? Cheick Kongo: I don’t agree with TRT usage in sports in general. The main problem with TRT is that most of the users (not just in mixed martial arts), only need it because they used steroids in the past, and it’s not fair. This is what I think. I am a fighter, not a cheater. I am clean, I expect my opponent to be clean too. That’s one of the reason I respect Roy Nelson.
Submitted Mar 19, 2013 1:05AM by nwowolfpack - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC, Interviews
 
Dana White Felt Nick Diaz Should Have Been Penalized for Swinging at Georges St-Pierre
(mmaweekly.com)
UFC president Dana White felt Nick Diaz should have been deducted a point for trying to hit Georges St-Pierre between rounds.
Submitted Mar 18, 2013 10:01PM by FastKnockout - 10 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Waiting for UFC call, Anthony Smith eyes fights with Brunson, Lombard or Herman
(mmajunkie.com)
Middleweight Anthony Smith knows he's technically a UFC fighter – he's got a contract that proves it. But he doesn't know when he'll make his promotional debut.
Submitted Mar 18, 2013 9:59PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
John Makdessi's body 'covered in scratches' following UFC 158 win
(mmajunkie.com)
John Makdessi admits his patience was tested at UFC 158. Opponent Daron Cruickshank complained about a low kick and a shot back to the head. The scratches, though, bothered Makdessi more than anything.
Submitted Mar 18, 2013 9:58PM by FastKnockout - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Mike Dolce Breaks Silence On Cyborg: Says Santos Came To Him
(bjpenn.com)
When Mike Dolce joined BJPENN.COM Radio this past Wednesday, March 13, he spoke at length regarding many topics the MMA world have been buzzing about. However, none of his words may have been so striking as those chronicling his dealings with former Strikeforce women’s featherweight champion Cris “Cyborg” Santos.
Submitted Mar 18, 2013 7:45PM by Manak - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
 
Fortunes changed for five at UFC 158
(mmafighting.com)
A lot was made on Saturday night of the ending in the ring of the Georges St-Pierre vs. Nick Diaz fight. After a grueling 25-minute fight, a victorious St-Pierre asked his hometown crowd at the Bell Centre in Montreal to cheer the man they paid $3.7 million to see get smashed into oblivion. "(He did) a great job of promoting the fight," said St-Pierre. "He's a good guy. Please give him hands (applause)." To a crowd where their champion can do almost no wrong, that was met with resounding boos. Fans at home had similar reactions. They had paid somewhere in the range of $35 million or more, based on commercials that led them to believe Diaz was a brooding, disrespectful outlaw who was finally going to get what was coming to him by one of the most talented fighters the sport will ever see. Instead, they were left in some cases with frustrations and mixed feelings...
Submitted Mar 18, 2013 11:39AM by grappler0000 - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC's Nick Diaz Tweets Photos of Himself Being Detained by Police
(bleacherreport.com)
Despite just coming off a grueling fight week at UFC 158 and causing himself a lot of grief, it seems that UFC welterweight Nick Diaz simply can't stay out of trouble. At least, that's what appears to be happening. Late on Sunday night, Diaz tweeted a picture of himself sitting on the sidewalk with police cruisers in the background.
Submitted Mar 18, 2013 4:14AM by Poor_Franklin - 12 comments
Filed under: UFC, MMA Personalities
 
Nick Diaz steals the spotlight
(sports.yahoo.com)
St-Pierre dominated in the Octagon, easily winning all five rounds on all three judges' cards. But then Diaz showed up in the late stages of the news conference and once again stole the show. Among the nuggets he dropped: • He'd like a rematch, after losing 50-45 on all three cards and mounting next-to-no offense. • He believes St-Pierre has little power and "hits like a girl." • He wants to retire. Georges St.Pierre's hand is raised after a win over Nick Diaz. (USA Today Sports) • He thinks he matches up well with pound-for-pound champion Anderson Silva. • And, most amazing of all, he said he hasn't paid taxes ever in his life.
Submitted Mar 17, 2013 9:09PM by scoozna - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC champ Georges St-Pierre likely headed to Las Vegas for next title defense
(mmajunkie.com)
MONTREAL – For the first time in more than three years, UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre's next title defense is unlikely to come in his home country.
Submitted Mar 17, 2013 3:19PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Braulio Estima claims on Facebook Nick Diaz shoved him when he tried to shake hands
(bloodyelbow.com)
Braulio Estima, a world class BJJ black belt, claimed on Facebook he went to shake Nick Diaz's hand after his fight with Georges St. Pierre at UFC 158.
Submitted Mar 17, 2013 3:17PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Nick Diaz says Georges St-Pierre 'hits like a woman,' wants a title rematch
(mmafighting.com)
After losing to UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre in the main event of UFC 158 on Saturday night, Nick Diaz stood in the Octagon and said he's thinking of retirement. Before he left the building, though, Stockton's favorite son decided he wanted a rematch...
Submitted Mar 17, 2013 10:45AM by grappler0000 - 21 comments
Filed under: UFC, MMA Personalities
 
After UFC 158 loss, Nick Diaz says hasn't paid taxes, might 'just be a kid'
(mmajunkie.com)
Dana White has said all week that he knew exactly what he was getting into by doing business with Nick Diaz. But even some of Saturday must have taken him a little by surprise. After Diaz (26-9 MMA, 7-6 UFC) dropped a unanimous decision to Georges St-Pierre (24-2 MMA, 18-2 UFC) in the main event of UFC 158, he basically (again) announced his retirement in the octagon. At the post-event news conference at Montreal's Bell Centre, White said Diaz told him he wasn't going to attend. But 35 minutes into the proceedings, Diaz strolled onto the dais, ready to greet the media...
Submitted Mar 17, 2013 10:18AM by grappler0000 - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC, MMA Personalities
 
Report: Rony Jason vs. Mike Wilkinson added to UFC on FUEL TV 10
(mmajunkie.com)
A featherweight matchup between "The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil" winner Rony Jason (12-3 MMA, 2-0 UFC) and "The Ultimate Fighter: The Smashes" cast member Mike Wilkinson (8-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) is reportedly in the works for UFC on FUEL TV 10. SporTV first brought word of the matchup, though UFC officials haven't made a formal announcement. UFC on FUEL TV 10, which also serves as the finale of "The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 2," takes place June 8, likely at Ginasio Paulo Sarasate in Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil. The main card airs on FUEL TV following prelims on Facebook.
Submitted Mar 16, 2013 2:47PM by DrivenDavies15 - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
UFC 158 Weigh In Results
(mmajunkie.com)
After all other fighters made weight, Diaz tipped the scale at 169 pounds, and St-Pierre clocked in at 170 pounds. However, for their customary faceoff, the main eventers both got in a fighter's stance, quickly got their arms tangled (largely due to Diaz), and were instantly separated by UFC President Dana White before the bad blood spilled over a day early. The fighters traded barbs at Thursday's press conference after weeks of trash talk in the media. With today's brief scuffle quickly extinguished, though, the attention now turns to Saturday's big event. MAIN CARD (Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET) Champ Georges St-Pierre (170) vs. Nick Diaz (169) - for welterweight title Carlos Condit (169) vs. Johny Hendricks (171) Jake Ellenberger (170) vs. Nate Marquardt (171) Chris Camozzi (185) vs. Nick Ring (183) Colin Fletcher (155) vs. Mike Ricci (156) PRELIMINARY CARD (FX, 8 p.m. ET) Patrick Cote (169) vs. Bobby Voelker (169) Antonio Carvalho (145) vs. Darren Elkins (145) Jordan Mein (170) vs. Dan Miller (171) Daron Cruickshank (155) vs. John Makdessi (155) PRELIMINARY CARD (Facebook, 6:35 p.m. ET) Quinn Mulhern (168) vs. Rick Story (169) TJ Dillashaw (135) vs. Issei Tamura (135) Reuben Duran (135) vs. George Roop (135)
Submitted Mar 15, 2013 5:48PM by kopower - 13 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Tor Troeng vs. Adam Cella added to UFC on FUEL TV 9 in Stockholm
(mmajunkie.com)
A 13th fight has been added to next month's UFC on FUEL TV 9 event with "The Ultimate Fighter 17" cast members Tor Troeng (15-4-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) vs. Adam Cella (4-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC). Troeng confirmed the middleweight bout with Swedish news outlets, and Swedish MMA site mmanytt.se also reported it. The latest UFC on FUEL TV 9 card includes: Alexander Gustafsson vs. Gegard Mousasi Philip De Fries vs. Matt Mitrione Mike Easton vs. Brad Pickett Ryan Couture vs. Ross Pearson Diego Brandao vs. Pablo Garza Michael Kuiper vs. Tom Lawlor Marcus Brimage vs. Conor McGregor Michael Johnson vs. Reza Madadi Akira Corassani vs. Robert Peralta Papy Abedi vs. Besam Yousef Adlan Amagov vs. Chris Spang Ben Alloway vs. Ryan LaFlare Adam Cella vs. Tor Troeng
Submitted Mar 15, 2013 3:24PM by Budgellism - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Jussier Formiga vs. Chris Cariaso targeted for UFC on FX 8 in Brazil
(mmajunkie.com)
A flyweight bout between Jussier Formiga (14-2 MMA, 0-1 UFC) and Chris Cariaso (14-4 MMA, 4-2 UFC) is the latest addition to June's UFC on FX 8 event in Brazil. Tatame.com first brought word of the matchup, though UFC officials haven't made a formal announcement. UFC on FX 8 takes place May 18, likely at Arena Jaragua in Jaragua do Sul. The event's main card airs on FX following prelims on FUEL TV and Facebook.
Submitted Mar 15, 2013 2:13PM by Budgellism - 4 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Dominick Cruz set to meet with the UFC to talk about the Bantamweight title and injury
(mmaopinion.co.uk)
Dana White: “There’s a lot of things we need to talk about with him. He is our champ, he is our guy, he needs time or whatever but we are getting to the point now where we really need to make a decision. This poor kid, I’ve never seen anybody with more bad luck than Cruz. And for him, coming back into this division – you know the way this sport is, to be have been off for two years is you know, I don’t think we have ever had anyone be off as long as he has. We’ve given him a lot of time, I like the kid and I have so much respect for him.”
Submitted Mar 15, 2013 1:21PM by jjeans - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
Clay Guida out of UFC on Fox 7 fight with Chad Mendes following undisclosed injury
(bloodyelbow.com)
Chad Mendes is once again without an opponent, as Clay Guida has suffered an undisclosed injury and will be unable to compete at UFC on Fox 7. Sherdog.com recently confirmed the development with sources close to the situation, who verified that Mendes is still expected to compete at the April 20 event from the HP Pavilion in San Jose, Calif., though the search for a new opponent has apparently not gone well.
Submitted Mar 15, 2013 10:39AM by Budgellism - 9 comments
Filed under: UFC
 
RSS
Archive  
 
  » April 2015
  » March 2015
  » February 2015
  » January 2015
  » December 2014
  » November 2014
  » October 2014
  » September 2014
  » August 2014
  » July 2014
  » June 2014
  » May 2014
  » April 2014
  » March 2014
  » February 2014
  » January 2014
  » December 2013
  » November 2013
  » October 2013
  » September 2013
  » August 2013
  » July 2013
  » June 2013
  » May 2013
  » April 2013
  » March 2013
  » February 2013
  » January 2013
  » December 2012
  » November 2012
  » October 2012
  » September 2012
  » August 2012
  » July 2012
  » June 2012
  » May 2012
  » April 2012
  » March 2012
  » February 2012
  » January 2012
  » December 2011
  » November 2011
  » October 2011
  » September 2011
  » August 2011
  » July 2011
  » June 2011
  » May 2011
  » April 2011
  » March 2011
  » February 2011
  » January 2011
  » December 2010
  » November 2010
  » October 2010
  » September 2010
  » August 2010
  » July 2010
  » June 2010
  » May 2010
  » April 2010
  » March 2010
  » February 2010
  » January 2010
  » December 2009
  » November 2009
  » October 2009
  » September 2009
  » August 2009
  » July 2009
  » June 2009
  » May 2009
  » April 2009
  » March 2009
  » February 2009
  » January 2009
  » December 2008
  » November 2008
  » October 2008
  » September 2008
  » August 2008
  » July 2008
  » June 2008
  » May 2008
  » April 2008
  » March 2008
  » February 2008
  » January 2008
  » December 2007
  » November 2007
  » October 2007
  » September 2007
  » August 2007
  » July 2007
  » June 2007
Categories