Tito Ortiz talks retirement, life after fighting, his dislike of Ariel Helwani and more

Tito Ortiz spoke with ProMMAnow.com (www.prommanow.com) and other media at the UFC 148 open workouts Thursday in Las Vegas. Tito discussed why he chose this time to retire from fighting, what he wants to do after he retires, his disdain for Ariel Helwani, how he will deal with the emotion of being inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame just hours before the fight and much more. Read More »

UFC 148 preview: Anderson Silva looks to shut Chael Sonnen up once and for all

Anderson Silva (left) will face Chael Sonnen at UFC 148

The UFC 148 main event will feature UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva in defending his title for the second time against number one contender Chael Sonnen. The two fought back at UFC 117 in 2010 with Sonnen dominating Silva before succumbing to a triangle choke with just two minutes left in the fight. Sonnen will look to replicate that effort minus the submission loss on Saturday night. Can he do it? Read More »

Anderson Silva UFC 148 open workout video and photos (Seagal included)

Sensei Steven Seagal (left) with his pupil and friend Anderson Silva. Photo by Joe Gugelman for ProMMAnow.com

ProMMAnow.com was on scene at the UFC 148 open workouts in Las Vegas Thursday as UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva made final preparations for Saturday's main event rematch with number one 185-pound contender Chael P. Sonnen. "The Spider" practiced his boxing, his Capoeira-style kicks and his jiu-jitsu. And guess who appeared out of the mist like a Sensei in the night? Read More »

Curtain closes on a legend as Ortiz calls it quits

To call Tito Ortiz a polarizing figure in the MMA world is beyond an understatement. Fight fans either cannot get enough of the former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion’s edgy demeanor, or find themselves wishing for his annihilation every time he enters the Octagon; there’s no such thing as neutrality when it comes to Tito Ortiz. Read More »

UFC on FUEL TV 5: Tom Watson vs. Brad Tavares and John Maguire vs. John Hathaway slated

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The UFC continues to add fights to the UFC on FUEL TV 5 event scheduled to take place in Nottingham, England. Long-time British middleweight stand-out Tom 'Kong' Watson (15-4) has signed a multi-fight deal and will take on former TUF contestant Brad Tavares (8-1) in his promotional debut. Additionally, British welterweight John Maguire (18-3) will face fellow countryman John Hathaway (16-1). Read More »

Pro MMA Now Radio with guest Corey Hill and UFC 148 preview tonight at 10 p.m. ET

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Pro MMA Now Radio returns tonight with XFC welterweight Corey "The Real Deal' Hill. Hill is fresh off signing his exclusive contract with Xtreme Fighting Championships and will take on an undefeated Jason South (8-0) next month at XFC 19. We will also talk with ProMMAnow.com reporter Joe Gugelman who is on the scene in Las Vegas for UFC 148 and UFC International Fight Week. Joe will help us preview Saturday's historic UFC fight card. Read More »

UFC 148 preview: Forrest Griffin looks to send Tito Ortiz into retirement with a loss

Forrest Griffin (left) will face Tito Ortiz for third time at UFC 148

The UFC 148 co-main event will consist of a rubber match between former UFC Light Heavyweight Champs Forrest Griffin and Tito Ortiz. Ortiz was victorious via split decision in their first matchup at UFC 59, and Griffin was victorious via split decision at UFC 106. Ortiz has stated this will be his last fight before riding off into retirement. Can he go out on a positive note? Read More »

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