Bad news fight fans. Former UFC Heayweight Champion Brock Lesnar is out of his bout at UFC 131 against Junior Dos Santos. Lesnar withdrew because of a second battle with diverticulitis. Lesnar said he first noticed the symptoms over the past three months or so, including while he was filming “The Ultimate Fighter 13.” He [...]
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At the UFC Fighter Summit in Las Vegas, UFC President Dana White announced that fighters will receive bonuses for adding Twitter followers and writing creative tweets. Starting June 1, UFC and Strikeforce fighters will be divided into four categories based on how many Twitter followers they currently have. At the end of each quarter, three [...]
Breaking News – Frankie Edgar and Gray Maynard are both injured, postponing their UFC 130 rematch. Rampage vs. Hamill is now the main event May 28! Edgar has suffered broken ribs in training, while Maynard suffered a knee injury of his own. There’s no timetable has been set for their rematch. Thiago Alves vs. Rick [...]
Quinton “Rampage” Jackson told FiveKnuckles.com that he’d retire if Hollywood paid him to. “Honestly, I’ve been known for keeping it real and I have to keep it real, as soon as movies start paying me more than I make to fight, I’m gone. It don’t hurt to make movies. It don’t hurt that bad. Everyday [...]
Gray Maynard told Jon Luther of MMAFA.TV that he doesn’t understand why Anthony Pettis is next in line for a title shot if he defeats Clay Guida. “Who has [Anthony Pettis] fought? I’ve been in the trenches this whole time fighting the toughest guys. He throws one kick and then he’s the greatest in the [...]
According to his manager, Ed Soares, Jose Aldo was recovering from an undisclosed infection, and was even on antibiotics up until the Monday prior to UFC 129. But Soares told MMAJunkie.com they in no way wanted to take away from the heart and toughness shown by Mark Hominick in the fight. “We don’t want anything [...]
After UFC 129, UFC owner Lorenzo Fertitta asked fans via Twitter whether they’d rather see Georges St-Pierre fight Anderson Silva or St-Pierre vs. Strikeforce Welterweight Champion Nick Diaz, and he says the response was fairly one sided. “Overwhelming response for GSP/DIAZ, interesting.” Then Dana White was asked at the post-fight press conference whether or not [...]
BOOM! Wow! Two words that describe that kick perfectly. I guess people need to start training with Master Steven Seagal. That dude knows his stuff. First Anderson Silva punts Vitor Belfort right out of Vegas, now Lyoto Machida Karate Kid’ed Randy Couture into retirement. Impressive.