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December 15th 2010

TUF 12 drug test results come back clean

All drug tests performed at The Ultimate Fighter 12 Finale, which took place in Las Vegas on December 4th, came back clean.The show was headlined by TUF 12 finalist Jonathan Brookins and Michael Johnson competing for the title of ‘The Ultimate Fighter’. Johnson won the fight and the plaudit with a unanimous decision victory.The following athletes were...
December 15th 2010

UFC Rio: press conference cliff notes

The press conference for “UFC Rio” took place at Palacio da Cidade where Dana White confirmed to August 27th 2011 the return of the organization to Brazilian soil - “The home of MMA,” as White puts it.Brazilian champions Jose Aldo (featherweight), Anderson Silva (middleweight) and Mauricio “Shogun” Rua (light heavyweight) were...
December 15th 2010

UFC formally announces 'UFC Rio' for August 27th

The UFC has formally announced a show for the Brazilian city of Rio De Janeiro on August 27th.For the first time, the UFC will name an event after the host city and so the event will be known as ‘UFC Rio’. The company’s first trip to Brazil was the aptly-title UFC Brazil back in October 1998.The event was announced by UFC president Dana White at a...
December 15th 2010

Confirmed: TUF 13 is not Sonnen-Wand

As first confirmed by Fighters Only earlier this week, season 13 of The Ultimate Fighter will not feature Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva as opposing coaches.UFC president Dana White confirmed the news in an appearance at a press conference in Rio De Janeiro today.There had been rumours - and wildly inaccurate unsourced reports - that the pair were a lock to face...
December 15th 2010

UFC Brazil press conference commencing

11a.m Eastern Time - A UFC press conference is underway in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to formally announce the company’s return to the South American country.The press conference can be watched by heading to UFC.comEarlier today Rio de Janeiro, Dana White had lunch with Sergio Cabral (State Governor), Eduardo Paes (Major) and various Brazilian fighters. (Among them...
December 15th 2010

Couture clarifies talk of immediate retirement

Randy Couture has moved to head off the talk of immediate retirement from MMA that was prompted by his Twitter posts last night.Couture posted messages reading "Thanks to everybody who's been tweeting about seeing my fights I must have missed the memo… I think I'm at the end of it y'all, it's time" and "It's time to move on and focus on all the...

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