UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones expressed remorse to fight fans on Wednesday, less than 24 hours after an untimely leg injury forced him to withdraw from his widely-anticipated title defense against former Olympic wrestler Daniel Cormier at UFC 178.
"I'd like to apologize to all the fans who were excited for UFC 178," Jones wrote on Facebook. "Earlier this week, I suffered an injury while training for the fight. I'm having surgery tomorrow and I'm focused on recovering as quickly as pos read news >>
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 >>
A middleweight bout between Krzysztof Jotko and Tor Troeng is the latest addition to October’s UFC Fight Night 53 card in Sweden.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>
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Buakaw Banchamek, currently slated to headline K-1's October event, is seen in a recent video abusing a small dog.
Earlier today LiverKick.com posted a video of Muay Thai star Buakaw Banchamek "playing" with a young dog. The problem is exactly what the title of the video implies, that Buakaw is not "playing" with the puppy, but rather abusing it.
Buakaw starts by playing a sort of "quit hitting yourself" game with the puppy, but is increasingly aggressive in how hard he hits the dog with its own read news >>
A bantamweight match-up between Iuri Alcantara and Russell Doane completes the UFC Fight Night 51 fight card slated for Sept. 13 in Brasilia, Brazil. read news >>
Although Michael Bisping is slated to face Cung Le in his 21st bout with the company at UFC Fight Night 48 in August, it seems obvious that "The Count" has another middleweight star in his cross hairs. On Wednesday's episode of UFC Tonight, and as transcribed by MMA Mania's Jesse Holland, the UFC's eighth-ranked middleweight, said the following regarding the fifth-ranked Luke Rockhold. When Luke Rockhold is done making a douche bag out of himself, hanging out at pool parties with teenagers, if h read news >>
Detailed discussion on every match up slated for this Saturday's UFC on Fox 12: Lawler vs. Brown event. read news >>
A welterweight bout between Hyun Gyu Lim and Takenori Sato has been targeted for September’s UFC Fight Night 52 event in Japan.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>
Rising welterweights will battle at the UFC 178 card in Las Vegas, as the promotion announced that former UFC title contender Patrick Cote will take on knockout artist Stephen Thompson in the pay-per-view card at Nevada’s pay-per-view card on Sept. 27.
Cote (20-8) enters the fight coming off three consecutive victories over Alessio Sakara, Bobby Voelker and Kyle Noke. The TUF: Nations coach is 3-1 since his return to the Octagon. The Canadian went 4-0 when fighting for other promotions in 2011 a read news >>
Patrick Cote didn’t get his preferred matchup, but he got a solid opponent for his next outing.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>
A welterweight bout between Brian Ebersole and John Howard has been booked for this fall’s UFC 178 event.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>