TULSA – Following an upset loss to Rafael dos Anjos, Benson Henderson said he’s lost before and won’t be deterred by his setback.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
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Wanderlei Silva will get his hearing at the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) meeting slated for Aug. 21 in Las Vegas, and he’s not worried about it.
The UFC star was pulled from a UFC 175 bout with Chael Sonnen after refusing to take a random drug test in his gym on May 24. Silva released a video claiming he couldn’t speak English and didn’t understand the documents he was presented, but later admitted he took diuretics.
UFC president Dana White believes Silva "is in big trouble" with the commis read news >>
Former UFC light-heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida believes Chris Weidman is more than capable of standing with Vitor Belfort when they meet in December. After going five round with the champion last month at UFC 175, Lyoto Machida does not doubt Chris Weidman's chances against Vitor Belfort in the striking department.
Machida is in a unique position to make that statement. He has previously trained with Belfort and has recently faced Weidman in a bout that was entirely a stand-up battle. While read news >>
Recent UFC signee Holly Holm revealed that although she has been working diligently on her ground game, she doubt she will ever be satisfied with her grappling acumen. It is quite uncommon for a newly signed UFC competitor to have so many suitors before their first octagon outing, but that has certainly been the case for Holly Holm, who has already been called out by the likes of former women's bantamweight title challenger Miesha Tate as well as Jessica Eye.
Holm is just 7-0 in her professional read news >>
Antonio Silva is confident that the TRT ban will have no impact on his fighting ability since he asked to do the treatment just one time and had big wins without it.
Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva isn't worried about his performance level now that Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) has been banned from MMA competition. Coming off a nine month suspension due to a drug test that showed high levels of testosterone usage in the only time that he did the treatment, the Heavyweight contender told Brazili read news >>
Vitor Belfort will finally challenge Chris Weidman for the middleweight championship, and he’s more than confident that he’s adding another UFC belt to his record.
Belfort is the underdog even after scoring devastating knockouts in 2013, and that’s probably because he’s competing for the first time since dropping the testosterone replacement therapy (TRT). However, Belfort is confident that stopping the treatment won’t affect his performance at UFC 181.
"I’m strong," Belfort said on Monday’s edi read news >>
Chris Cariaso isn't short on confidence ahead of his unexpected title fight against Demetrious Johnson. Eyebrows were raised when it was announced that Chris Cariaso was given the next crack at Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) flyweight titleholder Demetrious Johnson; a fight that's set to co-headline UFC 177 on Aug., 30, 2014 in Sacramento, California.
While no one is questioning the challenger's merit (he's won three straight), most in the mixed martial arts (MMA) community were baffled wh read news >>
And a confident Barboza says the results will be much different from their first encounter, which saw him tap out in the very first round at UFC on FOX 11 a few months back.
Edson Barbosa got back on the winning track at UFC Fight Night 45 after landing an impressive liver kick that crippled Evan Dunham in the very first round in Atlantic City, New Jersey (video).
Barely breaking a sweat and eager to get back into the swing of things, "Junior" looks to get another bout as soon as possible agains read news >>
DUBLIN -- Trevor Smith talks about whether he was confident the judges would give him the nod at UFC Fight Night 46, being disappointed with his performance against Tor Troeng, the enthusiasm of the Irish crowd, his bet with Troeng, the origin of his nickname, and more. read news >>
Dana White seems confident that Gina Carano will sign a UFC contract next week and will face Ronda Rousey in an immediate title shot, possibly as soon as December.
Gina Carano potentially signing a UFC deal has been one of the most oft reported stories of 2014. UFC president Dana White has said that they are in negotiations with Carano's team, the negotiations fall apart, Carano goes on late night talk shows and discusses the potential of a deal, nothing happens and so on.
But, unlike the simila read news >>