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Mark Munoz vs. Tim Boetsch slated for UFC 162

By   /  2013-03-07  /  NEWS  /  No Comments

A year after his last fight, Mark Munoz will finally return to the Octagon. Munoz and Tim Boetsch have verbally agreed to meet at UFC 162 in July, sources close to the fight confirmed with MMAFighting.com. The promotion has yet to make the middleweight fight official. Munoz (12-3) hasn’t fought since he was knocked out by Chris Weidman at UFC on FUEL TV 4 last […]

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Alistair Overeem injured, out of UFC 160 fight against Junior dos Santos

By   /  2013-03-07  /  NEWS  /  No Comments

According to sources close to Overeem, the heavyweight recently suffered an undisclosed injury while training, which will sideline him for four-to-five weeks. As a result, Overeem’s camp recently informed the UFC that he will be unable to fight dos Santos at UFC 160 on May 25. Overeem is hoping to return to action against dos […]

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Anderson Silva agrees to face Chris Weidman at UFC 162

By   /  2013-03-07  /  NEWS  /  No Comments

On behalf of the UFC, Chris Weidman traveled to the New York state capitol on Wednesday to lobby for mixed martial arts in the Empire state. Perhaps they sent him there after experiencing his efforts first-hand, as it appears that his own previous, personal lobbying for a middleweight title match with Anderson Silva has finally paid off. According to […]

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Erik Perez vs. Johnny Bedford targeted for UFC 159

By   /  2013-03-07  /  NEWS  /  No Comments

A bantamweight bout pitting upstart Mexican prospect Erik Perez (13-4) against TUF 14 alum Johnny Bedford (19-9-1) has been targeted for UFC 159. Bedford announced the match-up via Twitter on Wednesday. UFC 159 takes place April 27, 2013 at the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ. Jon Jonesdefends his UFC light heavyweight title against fellow TUF 17 coach Chael Sonnen in the night’s main event. Perez, a 23-year-old Jackson’s MMA product […]

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Stipe Miocic vs Soa Palelei At UFC 161

By   /  2013-03-06  /  NEWS  /  No Comments

It didn’t take long for Soa Palelei to get his first work in his UFC return. Palelei (18-3 MMA, 0-1 UFC), an Australian heavyweight will meet Stipe Miocic (9-1 MMA, 3-1 UFC) at UFC 161 this summer. UFC officials on Tuesday confirmed the new fight booking, citing a report from the Australian website MMA Kanvas. UFC […]

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Fox announces details on UFC programming on Fox Sports 1

By   /  2013-03-06  /  NEWS  /  No Comments

Details on UFC programming scheduled to air on the new Fox Sports 1 channel, which is set to launch on August 17th. Starting August 17th, the UFC will no longer air content on FX or Fuel TV. Instead, programming will be shifted to the new Fox Sports 1 channel. In an official press release by Fox […]

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Mark Coleman officially retires at age 48

By   /  2013-03-06  /  NEWS  /  1 Comment

Mark Coleman has retired from mixed martial arts at age 48. Coleman is the father of Ground n Pound, the founder of Hammer House, an inductee into the UFC Hall of Fame, the first UFC heavyweight champion, the Pride Fighting Championships 2000 Open Weight Grand Prix champion, and much more. His MMA career spanned an […]

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Dave Meltzer: Rousey is UFC’s 5th biggest PPV draw

By   /  2013-03-06  /  NEWS  /  No Comments

Dave thought the fight would draw 200,000-300,000 PPV buys tops, similar to what Frankie Edgar or Jose Aldo draw. Instead, it drew much stronger numbers 400,000-500,000. Dave claims that DirecTV is stating that no other UFC PPV show has ever sold more buys for the High Definition telecast than UFC 157 drew. Dave said Rousey/Carmouche […]

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Kizer: Belfort would not be granted a TRT exemption in Nevada

By   /  2013-03-06  /  NEWS  /  No Comments

I don’t see Vitor Belfort getting a TRT exemption from us,” Kizer told Bleacher Report. “I really don’t and I feel kind of bad for him in some ways because if he has learned from his mistakes and now he’s trying to do it the right way and his levels are low with the treatment […]

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Josh Hedges: ‘How I got the shot’

By   /  2013-03-05  /  NEWS  /  No Comments

Read about how Josh Hedges got the nice shots from the KO of Struve this last weekend on his blog. Read more here

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Henderson vs. Evans targeted for UFC 161

By   /  2013-03-05  /  NEWS  /  No Comments

Former light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans (17-3-1 MMA, 12-3-1 UFC) could face ex-PRIDE and Strikeforce titleholder Dan Henderson (29-9 MMA, 6-3 UFC), White said, adding Henderson was awaiting medical clearance. Winnipeg becomes the fifth Canadian city to host a UFC show. Evans looks to end a two-fight losing streak after dropping back-to-back decisions to current light heavyweight champion Jon […]

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Result: UFC on Fuel TV 8: Silva vs. Stann

By   /  2013-03-05  /  NEWS  /  No Comments

Results Main card (Fuel TV) Weight Class Method Round Time Light Heavyweight Wanderlei Silva def. Brian Stann KO (punches) 2 4:08 Heavyweight Mark Hunt def. Stefan Struve TKO (punches) 3 1:44 Catchweight (158 lb) Diego Sanchez def. Takanori Gomi Decision (split) (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) 3 5:00 Middleweight Yushin Okami def. Hector Lombard Decision (split) (28-29, […]

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VIDEO: Backstage footage of Mark Hunt vs. Wanderlei Silva from Pride Shockwave 2004

By   /  2013-03-04  /  NEWS  /  No Comments

MARK “SUPER SAMOAN” HUNT (NEW ZEALAND) VS WANDERLEI “CACHORRO LOUCO” SILVA (BRAZIL) – (BACKSTAGE FOOTAGE) – PRIDE SHOCKWAVE 2004.

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VIDEO: Wanderlei Silva : A Highlight Reel

By   /  2013-03-03  /  NEWS  /  No Comments

He made is mark in the glory days of Pride Fighting Championships

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Photo: Stefan Struve tweets X-ray of jaw

By   /  2013-03-03  /  NEWS  /  No Comments

Thanks for the support everybody, I wanted Herb to take the tooth out of my cheek and continue but then it turned out my jaw was broken. 45 minutes to the hospital without painkillers.. Man, please choke me out.. Jaw is hurting like crazy.. 🙁 Wired my jaw in the hospital here and flying back […]

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Murilo ‘Ninja’ Rua, Brother Of UFC’s Shogun Rua, Retires From MMA

By   /  2013-03-03  /  NEWS  /  No Comments

Murilo “Ninja” Rua has decided that 13 years of fighting is enough, announcing his retirement recently. Rua competed for PRIDE, EliteXC, Strikeforce, DREAM and other promotions during his career, amassing a record of 20-13-1. He has lost his last three fights since 2010, and announced his retirement twice previously. Guys, I am officially announcing my […]

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VIDEO: Personal with Iranian UFC fighter Reza Madadi

By   /  2013-03-03  /  NEWS  /  No Comments

Documentary on UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) fighter Reza “Mad Dog” Madadi.

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Watch UFC On FUEL TV 8’s Post-Event Press Conference On MMAPlanet.TV

By   /  2013-03-03  /  NEWS  /  No Comments

You can catch a live video stream of the night’s post-fight press conference here on MMAPlanetOnline.Com at approximately 1:30 a.m. ET (10:30 p.m. PT).

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VIDEO: UFC on Fuel TV 8: Silva vs Stann Weigh-In

By   /  2013-03-02  /  NEWS  /  No Comments

Watch the live UFC on FUEL TV 8 weigh-in.

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VIDEO: Dana White UFC on FUEL TV 8 vLog Day 1

By   /  2013-03-02  /  NEWS  /  No Comments

Dana White’s UFC on FUEL TV 8 Vlog is a Behind the scenes look at UFC 157.

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