1. Dana White 'Not Shocked' at Nick Diaz No-Showing at Jiu-Jitsu World Expo Event

    UFC president Dana White has dealt with Nick Diaz on a few occasions and it's safe to say the Stockton, Calif. native didn't leave a good impression on the UFC boss...

    Mike Hodges Written by Mike Hodges about 2 years ago 2,569 reads 9 comments

  2. Chael Sonnen Working with "Stone Cold" Steve Austin Ahead of UFC 148

    Chael Sonnen revealed some interesting news when it was learned he had enlisted the services of former professional wrestler "Stone Cold" Steve Austin to help him train and prepare for his upcoming bout at UFC 148 ...

    Mike Hodges Written by Mike Hodges about 2 years ago 371 reads 9 comments

  3. Nate Diaz Says There Is No One Better Than Gilbert Melendez at 155 Pounds

    Nate Diaz might have cemented his status as the No. 1 lightweight contender with his recent victory over Jim Miller, but he doesn't consider himself to be the best fighter currently competing at 155 pounds...

    Mike Hodges Written by Mike Hodges about 2 years ago 1,757 reads 17 comments

  4. Junior Dos Santos: When Frank Mir Is in Trouble, He Can't Get out of Rough Spots

    Junior dos Santos has Frank Mir in his sights and he is aware of all the trash-talking coming from his opponent, but he does not seem phased. When the two heavyweights square off at UFC 146 , it will be the Brazilian's first title defense...

    Mike Hodges Written by Mike Hodges about 2 years ago 2,450 reads 23 comments

  5. Benson Henderson vs. Frankie Edgar Rematch Confirmed for UFC 150

    The rematch is official. During an appearance on UFC Tonight , UFC president Dana White announced UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson will make his first title defense against Frankie Edgar at UFC 150 ...

    Mike Hodges Written by Mike Hodges about 2 years ago 1,455 reads 18 comments

  6. Dominick Cruz Injured: Does UFC Need Interim Champion?

    UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz has become another casualty to The Ultimate Fighter curse, as he was forced out of UFC 148 title bout against Urijah Faber ...

    Mike Hodges Written by Mike Hodges about 2 years ago 1,400 reads 14 comments

  7. Dan Henderson's Coach Says He Will 'Put His Hands' on Jon Jones

    Dan Henderson is always one shot away from ending a fight instantaneously. The 41-year-old, who is set to challenge Jon Jones for the UFC light heavyweight title later this year, ...

    Mike Hodges Written by Mike Hodges about 2 years ago 1,016 reads 4 comments

  8. Shogun Rua on Thiago Silva: 'It's Going to Be an Ass Kicking'

    Since losing to Dan Henderson last year at UFC 139, fans have yet to see Mauricio "Shogun" Rua return and compete inside the Octagon...

    Mike Hodges Written by Mike Hodges about 2 years ago 3,061 reads 24 comments

  9. UFC on FOX 3: Nate Diaz vs Anthony Pettis Should Determine Next Title Contender

    After a few years of struggling to find consistency in both the lightweight and welterweight division, Nate Diaz proved he now belongs among the elite fighters at 155 pounds...

    Mike Hodges Written by Mike Hodges about 2 years ago 1,589 reads 15 comments

  10. Frank Mir: Junior dos Santos Only Brings Great Boxing into the Fight

    Frank Mir is relishing the opportunity to challenge for a UFC heavyweight title once again. The 12-year veteran previously held the heavyweight strap in 2004, before vacating the title after a motorcycle accident nearly cost him his career...

    Mike Hodges Written by Mike Hodges about 2 years ago 3,994 reads 41 comments

  11. Dana White: I Tried to Set Up B.J. Penn vs. Gilbert Melendez

    Fans were unsure of B.J. Penn 's future following his bout against Nick Diaz at UFC 137 last year. The former UFC lightweight champion announced his retirement after losing to ...

    Mike Hodges Written by Mike Hodges about 2 years ago 2,037 reads 7 comments

  12. Dana White Hints at Cowboys Stadium to Host a Super-Fight in January 2013

    UFC president Dana White and UFC fighters were in attendance at a pre-fight press conference prior to UFC on FOX 3 this weekend...

    Mike Hodges Written by Mike Hodges about 2 years ago 1,918 reads 22 comments

  13. Dana White Wants to See Ex-Fighters Become Referees and Judges

    As more fighters begin to lean more towards retirement, UFC president Dana White would like to see them take a more active role in judging and officiating matches...

    Mike Hodges Written by Mike Hodges about 2 years ago 891 reads 8 comments

  14. UFC on FOX 3: Nate Diaz and Johny Hendricks Will Get Title Shots With Wins

    While both lightweight and welterweight bouts have significant impact on their respective divisions, not every fighter is contention for a title shot...

    Mike Hodges Written by Mike Hodges about 2 years ago 1,357 reads 16 comments

  15. Dana White Talks About His Relationship with Floyd Mayweather Jr.

    As the UFC is set to go head-to-head with HBO's Mayweather vs. Cotto card this weekend, UFC president Dana White recently sat down with Fox Sports columnist and "Barfly" host ...

    Mike Hodges Written by Mike Hodges about 2 years ago 4,567 reads 11 comments

  16. Rampage Jackson Wants Shogun Rua or Forrest Griffin for Last UFC Bout

    Although Quinton "Rampage" Jackson intends to honor the last fight on his UFC contract, he is currently without an opponent...

    Mike Hodges Written by Mike Hodges about 2 years ago 1,659 reads 10 comments

  17. What Does Shogun Rua vs. Thiago Silva Mean for Rampage Jackson?

    With the UFC officially announcing a light heavyweight bout involving Mauricio "Shogun" Rua and Thiago Silva for UFC 149, Rua's original matchup against Quinton "Rampage" Jackson has been postponed for the moment...

    Mike Hodges Written by Mike Hodges about 2 years ago 1,663 reads 5 comments

  18. Can Lyoto Machida Get Back into Title Contention With a Win over Ryan Bader?

    Lyoto Machida will return to the Octagon this summer in a pivotal bout against rising 205-pound contender Ryan Bader. "The Dragon" is to be featured on the upcoming card of UFC on FOX 4 later this summer on August 4...

    Mike Hodges Written by Mike Hodges about 2 years ago 1,270 reads 7 comments

  19. Hector Lombard Calls out Anderson Silva, Wants a Middleweight Title Shot

    Shortly after signing with the UFC, former Bellator middleweight champion Hector Lombard made his intentions known...

    Mike Hodges Written by Mike Hodges about 2 years ago 1,451 reads 7 comments

  20. Jon Jones: Return for Next Title Defense Unlikely Until August or September

    While rumors were running rampant regarding Jon Jones' next title defense against Dan Henderson , it was speculated that they would headline UFC 149 in Calgary, Canada in July...

    Mike Hodges Written by Mike Hodges about 2 years ago 70 reads 0 comments

  21. Chuck Liddell: Jon Jones Has the Potential to Become the Greatest of All Time

    After reigning the UFC light heavyweight division for nearly two years, UFC Hall of Famer and former UFC light heavyweight champion Chuck Liddell says he envisions a similar path for current 205-pound champion Jon Jones...

    Mike Hodges Written by Mike Hodges about over 2 years ago 1,405 reads 12 comments

  22. UFC Eager to Promote Jon Jones and Dan Henderson as UFC 149 Headliner

    With Jose Aldo expected to defend the UFC featherweight title in Brazil on June 23rd, there is still no confirmation as to who will headline UFC 149 at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta...

    Mike Hodges Written by Mike Hodges about over 2 years ago 1,262 reads 6 comments

  23. UFC 146: Has Alistair Overeem Permanently Destroyed His Legacy?

    After learning that Alistair Overeem would be denied an application and be forced to serve a nine-month suspension , fans speculated how long the Dutchman would remain in the UFC...

    Mike Hodges Written by Mike Hodges about over 2 years ago 5,974 reads 64 comments

  24. Dana White on Rampage Jackson: "His Potential Could Have Been so Much More."

    Upon his entrance into the UFC in 2007, Quinton "Rampage" Jackson was one of the most sought-after talents in the sport and he would go on to achieve a lot of success for the company...

    Mike Hodges Written by Mike Hodges about over 2 years ago 3,010 reads 10 comments

  25. UFC 148: Is It Now the Most Anticipated Card in UFC History?

    After learning earlier today from MMA Fighting.com that Anderson Silva and Chael Sonnen would now headline UFC 148 , the main card has become a much more stacked event than what fans had first expected...

    Mike Hodges Written by Mike Hodges about over 2 years ago 2,073 reads 5 comments