Sign In


Keep me logged in

UFC News - Page 294

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.
Brian Melancon injury scraps bout with Robert Whittaker from UFC Fight Night 33 in Australia
The UFC’s return to Australia next month will go on minus one fight. Brian Melancon (7-3 MMA, 1-1 UFC) has been forced out of his fight with “The Ultimate Fighter: Australia vs. U.K.” winner Robert Whittaker (11-3 MMA, 2-1 UFC) at UFC Fight Night 33. That fight has been scrapped, and Whittaker will get a new opponent and be shifted to another card rather than getting to fight on his home turf.
Submitted Nov 20, 2013 2:56PM by JLS1980 - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
Details emerge in lawsuit by ex-GSP manager
Details have emerged of a massive series of lawsuits against UFC Welterweight champ Georges St. Pierre by his ex-manager Shari Spencer. GSP stands to lose millions.
Submitted Nov 20, 2013 12:58PM by Webbie - 14 comments
Filed under: UFC
Rick Story interested in fighting fellow UFC 167 winner Tyron Woodley
After thumping Brian Ebersole for three rounds over the weekend, UFC 167 winner Rick Story has sights set on the upper tier of the welterweight division.
Submitted Nov 19, 2013 9:37PM by FastKnockout - 9 comments
Filed under: UFC
TUF 18's Cody Bollinger: 'I wouldn't mind kicking President Barack Obama's little ass once'
Waiting for his WSOF debut, Bollinger let loose a Facebook statement venting his frustrations with the POTUS.
Submitted Nov 19, 2013 9:35PM by FastKnockout - 17 comments
Filed under: UFC
Dana White: “GSP Has to Defend the Belt or Retire”
As far as Dana White is concerned, Georges St-Pierre only has two options right now: defend the UFC title or retire from MMA.
Submitted Nov 19, 2013 6:01PM by prophecy033 - 33 comments
Filed under: UFC
Jacare returns to action Feb. 15 against Carmont
The UFC has lined up two of it's top ten middleweights for the co-main event of it's February 15th card in Jaragua do Sul, Brazil.
Submitted Nov 19, 2013 5:38PM by FastKnockout - 10 comments
Filed under: UFC
Georges St-Pierre Shoots Down Rumors; Rematch Already in the Works
UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre fueled a quagmire of conjecture following his UFC 167 victory overJohny Hendricks, saying, “I am going to hang my gloves up for a little bit and make sense of my life. I have to go away for a little bit at least. Personal things are happening. I have to step away for a bit; that’s all I can say right now.” He might have been better off saying nothing at all.
Submitted Nov 19, 2013 3:40PM by prophecy033 - 17 comments
Filed under: UFC
UFC Fight Night 32 drug tests come back clean
Although it declined to put a number on the fighters tested, the Brazilian MMA athletic commission (CABMMA) on Monday announced that drug tests for UFC Fight Night 32 came back negative.
Submitted Nov 19, 2013 2:51PM by FastKnockout - 0 comments
Filed under: UFC
Hendricks' manager said GSP retiring without rematch would be disrepectful
Ted Ehrhardt, manager of Johny Hendricks and founder of Team Takedown, said that "no respectful champion would want to go out on those terms" in reference to reports that Georges St-Pierre plans to retire without giving Hendricks a rematch.
Submitted Nov 19, 2013 1:10PM by FastKnockout - 8 comments
Filed under: UFC
Rogan: GSP should retire, Hendricks get title
UFC announcer Joe Rogan told Opie and Anthony that champion Georges St-Pierre should retire and Johny Hendricks should get the belt.
Submitted Nov 19, 2013 11:23AM by FastKnockout - 17 comments
Filed under: UFC
Keith Kizer responds to Dana White's post-UFC 167 comments about 'atrocious' commission
NSAC executive director Keith Kizer on UFC president Dana White's post-UFC 167 rant, 't's more about Dana's comments than anything else, not about the scoring.'
Submitted Nov 19, 2013 11:21AM by FastKnockout - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
GSP locked in lawsuit with ex-manager
Stephane Patry, the former manager of UFC Welterweight champ Georges St-Pierre, says that GSP is currently bogged down in litigation with another ex-manager.
Submitted Nov 19, 2013 11:20AM by FastKnockout - 7 comments
Filed under: UFC
Tyron Woodley says American Top Team welterweights are in a race for UFC title
It’s nothing new in MMA – by and large, teammates don’t like to fight teammates. Had Rory MacDonald beaten Robbie Lawler on Saturday at UFC 167, a win by teammate Georges St-Pierre may have just been the next big situation with a teammate/friend/training partner asked to fight his gym brethren. Lawler put a stop to that in a big way with an upset win over MacDonald. But all that did was keep American Top Team welterweights on the rise in the UFC. Right before Lawler’s win, Tyron Woodley won the “Knockout of the Night” bonus by decimating Josh Koscheck in the first round. Along with recent welterweight addition Hector Lombard and fellow UFC 167 winner Jason High, ATT has its 170-pounders rocking. So what happens down the road if one of them has to go through the other to get to a title?
Submitted Nov 19, 2013 9:54AM by grappler0000 - 2 comments
Filed under: UFC
NSAC head sees no cause for concern with scoring in St-Pierre vs. Hendricks fight at UFC 167
The Nevada State Athletic Commission’s executive director remains confident in the performance of his officials despite another controversial set of scores at UFC 167. In the headliner of the UFC’s 20th anniversary event, judges Tony Weeks and Sal D’Amato handed down tallies of 48-47 in favor of Georges St-Pierre, who retained his welterweight title over Johny Hendricks. A third judge, Glenn Trowbridge, saw the fight as 48-47 for Hendricks...
Submitted Nov 19, 2013 9:52AM by grappler0000 - 10 comments
Filed under: UFC, Miscellaneous
'Irked' by Rory MacDonald, Ben Askren says he'd fight him for free and retire if he lost
With Dana White contesting the admission of "Funky" to the UFC, the former Bellator champ puts out a big offer.
Submitted Nov 18, 2013 11:27PM by FastKnockout - 10 comments
Filed under: UFC
UFC 167 medical suspensions: Johny Hendricks gets potential six-month term
Welterweight champ Georges St-Pierre might be taking a hiatus from the sport, but officially he’ll be cleared to return to the cage in less than three months.
Submitted Nov 18, 2013 7:14PM by Webbie - 9 comments
Filed under: UFC
UFC 169 Officially Set for Feb.1 with Two Title Fights
Two world title fights headline UFC 169, the promotion's return to Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. on Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014.
Submitted Nov 18, 2013 3:47PM by FastKnockout - 3 comments
Filed under: UFC
Mario Yamasaki: 'I thought Hendricks dominated the fight'
The referee of the controversial UFC 167 main event thought that Johny Hendricks dominated the fight with Georges St. Pierre and was surprised GSP got the nod.
Submitted Nov 18, 2013 3:46PM by FastKnockout - 5 comments
Filed under: UFC
Firas Zahabi: Fifth round won Georges St-Pierre fight against Johny Hendricks
Georges St-Pierre‘s longtime trainer believes the welterweight champ’s recent fight with Johny Hendricks was decided in the fifth round.
Submitted Nov 18, 2013 3:44PM by FastKnockout - 6 comments
Filed under: UFC
Ali Bagautinov says Arnold Schwarzenegger dictated his UFC 167 gameplan
Ali Bagautinov‘s nickname, “Puncher King,” leaves little question as to his preferred plan of attack. But as the Russian flyweight walked to the cage on Saturday night, a quick observation led him to take a different approach.
Submitted Nov 18, 2013 3:43PM by FastKnockout - 1 comment
Filed under: UFC
  » October 2016
  » September 2016
  » August 2016
  » July 2016
  » June 2016
  » May 2016
  » April 2016
  » March 2016
  » February 2016
  » January 2016
  » December 2015
  » November 2015
  » October 2015
  » September 2015
  » August 2015
  » July 2015
  » June 2015
  » May 2015
  » 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