Will the UFC ever put on an old school one-night tournament again? According to Dana White, nope. “My philosophy on that was, this many people want to see a crazy freak show, that many people want to see a real sport. We believe that’s why the thing has grown as fast as it has and [...]
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Ariel Helwani of MMAFighting.com is reporting that Anthony “Rumble” Johnson is set to make his return to the UFC, as he has agreed to meet Dan Hardy at one of the UFC’s March events. According to the report, the welterweight bout would probably serve as the co-headliner of the UFC Fight Night 24 event in [...]
The San Francisco 49ers have fired their head coach, Mike Singletary, Sunday night after two disappointing seasons at the helm. After going 5-10 this year, a year the franchise was expected to win the NFC West, the organization came to the conclusion that it just wasn’t working. Team president and CEO Jed York told reporters, [...]
1. Rousimar Palhares signs new deal: According to a report from Brazilian website Tatame.com, Rousimar Palhares has signed a new four fight contract with the UFC. And according to his manager, Murilo Bustamante, he wants a rematch with Nate Marquardt. “He’s very motivated, he know that he let the victory escape, he made a mistake, [...]
1. Mike Brown vs. Diego Nunes: according to a report from MMAJunkie.com, former WEC Featherweight Champion Mike Brown will find himself across The Octagon from Diego Nunes at UFC 125. The bout is expected to take place on the preliminary card. UFC 125 will feature the first ever UFC Featherweight Championship bout between Jose Aldo [...]
1. Brett Rogers fighting for W-1 MMA: Multiple published reports are stating that Strikeforce heavyweight Brett Rogers will take on heavyweight journeyman Ruben “Warpath” Villareal at a W-1 MMA event in Canada on October 23. The event, ironically titled “W-1: New Ground,” will take place from the Halifax Forum in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Rogers better [...]
The first installment of Dana White’s video blog leading up to UFC 118. Look, it’s Mike freaking Tyson! And it looks like he lost some weight.
1. Jake Shields was never going back to Strikeforce: Shields talked to MMAWeekly.com about having no intention of signing with Strikeforce again, saying, “No, I really didn’t have an intention of going back to Strikeforce. It’s nothing against them. I don’t think they’re a bad show. I just think the UFC, it’s the prime show [...]