Archive for February, 2012

UFC institutes ‘sudden victory’ rounds for UFC on FX 2’s flyweight-tourney semis

Posted on February 29th, 2012 by Rich

The UFC’s first-ever flyweight bouts could each potentially go four rounds now that the promotion has instituted a “sudden victory” round in the case of a tie. MMAjunkie.com today confirmed the plans, which were first revealed by tourney participant Demetrious Johnson in an interview with TapouT Radio. However, an additional round will not be scheduled […]

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Dana White Says The UFC Didn’t Kill PRIDE

Posted on February 29th, 2012 by Rich

By <a href="mailto:howie@mmanews.com">Chris Howie</a> <Br> MMANEWS.COM Staff Writer<Br><Br> With UFC 144 taking place in Japan this weekend it should come as no surprise that discussions of the UFC vs. PRIDE come up during press conferences and interviews.<Br><Br> UFC President Dana White was asked this week about how he felt about Japanese fans booing him when […]

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UFC 144 Fight Night Bonuses Awarded

Posted on February 29th, 2012 by Rich

By <a href="mailto:howie@mmanews.com">Chris Howie</a> <Br> MMANEWS.COM Staff Writer<Br><Br> UFC 144's top performers earned an extra $65,000 for their efforts inside the Octagon last night.<Br><Br> Newly crowned UFC Lightweight Champion Ben Henderson and former Champ Frankie Edgar earned the fight of the night bonus for their five round contest.<Br><br> Anthony Pettis stunned the crowd with a […]

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CM Punk challenges musician Chris Brown to a fight, calls him a ?sad, cowardly little boy”

Posted on February 29th, 2012 by Rich

WWE Champion CM Punk is known for his habit of unleashing the occasional ?pipe bomb? involving the use of a microphone, cylindrical in nature like a pipe, to put adversaries on blast with his world-class promo skills. However, after the video he released in response to a Tweet by musician Chris Brown, Punk may garner […]

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Rampage Jackson says injury contributed to missing weight for UFC 144

Posted on February 29th, 2012 by Rich

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Quinton “Rampage” Jackson discussed why he was overweight by 6 pounds for UFC 144. Jackson revealed that he suffered an injury during his training camp which prohibited him from being able to do a lot of running. He was able to cut 21 pounds but failed to lose the final […]

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UFC 144 Prelims On FX Draw 1.5 Million Viewers

Posted on February 29th, 2012 by Rich

Source: http://www.bloodyelbow.com/2012/2/28/2831084/ufc-144-prelims-on-fx-draw-1-5-million-viewers Ricardo Arona  Noboru Asahi Marcus Aurelio  Mikhail Avetisyan Luiz Azeredo 

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Mark Hunt takes out Cheick Kongo in the first round at UFC 144

Posted on February 29th, 2012 by Rich

Mark Hunt made his name in combat sports in Japan, as he was a well-known and credentialed kickboxer. He thanked the Japanese fans with a quick knockout of Cheick Kongo at UFC 144. [Video: Watch Hunt-Kongo fight highlights] The two tentatively felt each other out, but when Kongo came inside, Hunt met him with a […]

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IF: Wales v Costa Rica

Posted on February 29th, 2012 by Rich

Image: http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3656/3690470121_ebdb7d39f9.jpg Source: http://www.mmaforum.com/sports-vbookie/100237-if-wales-v-costa-rica.html Jon Olav Einemo Per Eklund Jason Ellis Aleksander Emelianenko Fedor Emelianenko

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UFC 144 headliner named event?s Fight of the Night

Posted on February 29th, 2012 by Rich

The main event at UFC 144 between Frankie Edgar and Benson Henderson did the UFC?s return to Japan proud after the two talented lightweights battled for the belt in a bout ultimately named the event?s Fight of the Night. Henderson narrowly outpointed Edgar after doing more damage throughout their twenty-five minute match-up. Both men were […]

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There?s A Gay Porn Star On The TUF 15 Cast List (Update)

Posted on February 29th, 2012 by Rich

So it looks like there’s a gay porn star on the TUF 15 cast list. I’m not sure what prompted them to start digging, but MiddleEasy did an extensive search on Dakota Cochrane and pretty much confirmed via facial and tattoo recognition that Cochrane is in fact gay adult film star “Danny.” I’m going to […]

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