The UFC today confirmed three more matchups for “UFC on Versus 1.” Chase Gormley vs. Brendan Schaub, James Irvin vs. Alessio Sakara and Eric Schafer vs. Jason Brilz were all added to the preliminary card for the UFC’s debut on Versus.
Quinton “Rampage” Jackson’s bad luck with vehicles continues. TMZ reported this afternoon that Jackson was driving his Audi R8 in California this afternoon when he was rear-ended by an unknown woman. The Audi R8 is valued at more than $100,000.
Frankie Edgar anticipated the result of the Gray Maynard-Nate Diaz fight at Ultimate Fight Night 20. Maynard, the only person to defeat Edgar, earned a split decision victory over Diaz and more importantly, appeared to be the next in line to face BJ Penn for the lightweight title.
“What happened here was a miracle, and I want you to f***ing acknowledge it!” – Jules Winfield, Pulp Fiction Just two months ago, UFC Heavyweight Champion Brock Lesnar’s career hung in the balance.
Oliver Copp and Mike Sawyer, hosts of Heavy.com’s newly acquired Tough Talk podcast, are both acquainted with many of the most prominent fighters in the sport of MMA. In that, they are similar. It’s the way they met them that is so different.
Strikeforce competitors Nick Diaz, Marius Zaromskis, Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos and Marloes Coenen participated in a media conference call today to discuss their upcoming bouts on the Jan. 30 “Strikeforce: Miami” show.
The Ultimate Fighting Championship 19: Young Guns!- Live from Bay St. Louis, MS- Your hosts are Mike Goldberg & Jeff Blatnick. – The “Road to the Heavyweight title” craziness continues, as now Bas Rutten will apparently face the winner of a Maurice Smith vs Kevin Randleman main event.
Brock Lesnar is returning to the Octagon.Lesnar and UFC president Dana White were interviewed on ESPN’s SportsCenter this morning.
Next month’s “UFC Prelim” broadcast for UFC 109 will feature Mac Danzig (18-7-1) vs. Justin Buchholz (8-4) and Melvin Guillard (22-8-2) vs. Ronnys Torres (14-1). Spike TV officials confirmed the broadcast on Tuesday afternoon.
Spike TV announced this afternoon that “UFC Primetime: St. Pierre vs. Hardy” will debut on the network on March 10th. The series, modeled after HBO’s “24/7″ boxing specials, takes a closer look at the lives of two fighters leading into a fight.
We’ve just received confirmation from the UFC that heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar will appear on the 11am ET edition of ESPN’s SportsCenter on Wednesday morning to discuss his health and his future.