Pro MMA counter-programming alert: Spike TV to air “UFC’s Ultimate Fights” this Saturday, May 15

MMA fans will certainly have their fair share of televised action to choose from this weekend. With Shine Fights broadcasting boxing bad boy Ricardo Mayorga vs. Din Thomas on pay-per-view, and Strikeforce bringing out the “Heavy Artillery” with Brett Rogers taking on heavyweight champion Alistair Overeem on Showtime, the UFC has decided to lob its … Read more

Michael Bisping UFC 114 video blog 2

Everybody’s favorite English fighter, Michael “The Count” Bisping (18-3), is shown preparing for his upcoming bout against Dan Miller (11-3) at UFC 114 in this video blog. Bisping starts out with some strength and conditioning drills, his next workout is grappling, and then finally some Thai boxing. Bisping, who has lost two of his last … Read more

Spike TV to telecast selected fights from UFC 115 prelims Saturday, June 12

Matt Wiman vs. Mac Danzig, Evan Dunham vs. Tyson Griffin To Be Featured New York, NY, May 11, 2010 – Spike TV will telecast live undercard bouts from UFC® 115:  LIDDELL vs. FRANKLIN on Saturday, June 12 at 9:00 PM ET/ 6:00 PM PT from the GM Place in Vancouver, British Columbia.  The one-hour telecast … Read more

Paul Daley issues apology to Koscheck, UFC, and fans for cheap shot

NOTTINGHAM, England – British MMA fighter Paul “Semtex” Daley (23-9-2) has issued an apology for taking a “cheap shot” at opponent Josh Koscheck (15-4) following the final bell of their UFC 113 welterweight fight Saturday night, May 8, at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Following weeks of trash talk that went back and … Read more

Fighting Words with Big John McCarthy *VIDEO*

Mike Straka’s new HDNet television show entitled “Fighting Words” had legendary MMA referee “Big” John McCarthy on as a guest this past week*. “Big” John takes us back to the early days of the UFC and sets the record straight on why he ended up as a referee instead of a fighter inside the Octagon (He … Read more

Paul Daley cut from the UFC

MONTREAL, Canada – Following a third round unanimous decision loss to Josh Koscheck at UFC 113 at the Bell Centre, England’s Paul Daley has been released from the Ultimate Fighting Championship according to UFC President Dana White. However, he was not fired because he lost the fight, but rather due to his actions following the … Read more

“UFC 113: Machida vs. Shogun 2” recap: Shogun KO’s Machida, Koscheck-Daley ends with a punch after the bell

MONTREAL – The first meeting between Lyoto Machida and Mauricio “Shogun” Rua ended in a controversial decision that has been discussed by MMA fans every since that fight back in October of 2009.   There would be no controversy this time around, as “Shogun” caught Machida with a glancing right hand about three minutes into the fight, dropping … Read more

“Im gonna try to make him bleed, piss, fart…” -Kimbo Slice

Kimbo Slice and Matt Mitrione talk about their upcoming fight which takes place tonight at “UFC 113: Machida vs. Shogun 2” at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Canada. Mitrione feels once Kimbo gets a taste of his power any sort of game plan the former street fighter may have is going to go out the … Read more

UFC 113 spotlight: John Salter – exclusive interview

Alabama’s John Salter (4-1) will face Canadian Jason MacDonald (24-13) at “UFC 113: Machida vs. Shogun 2” Saturday night in Montreal. It will be Salter’s second fight in the UFC and it won’t be an easy one. He will be facing a very dangerous veteran on his home turf. spoke with Salter this week … Read more

Georges St-Pierre and winner of bout between Josh Koscheck and Paul Daley at UFC 113 to coach season 12 of “The Ultimate Fighter”

New York, NY, May 7, 2010 – UFC® welterweight champion Georges “Rush” St-Pierre (20-2-0) will serve as one of the coaches on the twelfth season of Spike TV’s most popular original series ever, “The Ultimate Fighter®”.  One of the most dominant fighters on the planet, St-Pierre will be coaching against the number one contender in … Read more