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In an interview with Ariel Helwani of MMAFighting.com, Brock Lesnar stated he doesn't care that he is the underdog, however just after he made that comment he cut the interview short. Lesnar is set to make his return to the Octagon this Friday (Dec.30) at UFC 141 against Alistair Overeem. This will be Lesnar's first fight back since losing the UFC heavyweight title to Cain Velasquez back in October 2010.
At UFC 141 in Las Vegas, Nevada, Jon Fitch will face off against Johny Hendricks. Fitch who hasn't fought for nearly 10 months is riding a five fight winning streak and will look to defeat Hendricks in order to secure a shot at the title. More likely than not that title will be the interim belt against the winner of Carlos Condit and Nick Diaz at UFC 143.
To be honest, my focus at the time was on the Olympics. I didn’t have any Internet or knew much about anything “mixed martial arts” until I graduated from college. I was 24 years old before I even started training in boxing, jiu-jitsu, or anything. After my last wrestling match where I lost, I was at a crossroads in my life. I had a manager ask me if I wanted to fight for a living, so I prayed about it, and decided why not. I went to Vegas to train and fell in love.
Despite welterweights Nick Diaz, Carlos Condit, Josh Koscheck, and Mike Pierce already topping the bill on February 4th's UFC 143 card in Las Vegas, there's always more room for top-notch 170-pounders, and that's what fans will get, as UFC President Dana White announced two more verbally agreed to bouts between Matt "The Immortal" Brown and Chris Cope, and Justin Edwards and Mike Stumpf.
This time around THQ has simulated the UFC 141 main event between Brock Lesnar and Alistair Overeem using UFC Undisputed 3. UFC 141 goes down on December 30 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. According to the simulation Overeem will have his hand held as the victor. They are predicting he wins by KO in the very first round. They simulated the fight 25 times using the AI and these are the stats thanks to BloodyElbow.com.
The UFC is holding their media call for UFC 141: Lesnar vs. Overeem today (Dec.19). On the call will be heavyweight headliners Brock Lesnar and Alistair Overeem.
NEW YORK (Dec. 15, 2011)—Showtime Networks Inc. and world championship mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion STRIKEFORCE® have entered into a new broadcast agreement to continue producing live MMA events on the premium television network, SHOWTIME.
Las Vegas, Nevada – Tickets for the highly anticipated UFC® JAPAN: EDGAR vs. HENDERSON are on sale now to fans worldwide. This historic event takes place at the Saitama Super Arena, in suburban Tokyo, on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2012.
Some bad news for the welterweight title picture came out this morning. Dana White went to twitter to announce to UFC fans that George St-Pierre was out of his February 4th title fight against Nick Diaz with a blown ACL.
Las Vegas, Nevada (USA) – The Ultimate Fighting Championship® announced today that The Ultimate Fighter®, the longest-running sports reality show on television, is moving to FX this March with an exciting, new live format. The Ultimate Fighter® LIVE debuts on Friday, March 9 as part of a two-hour season premiere beginning at 9 p.m. ET/PT. The show will then air for one hour at 10 p.m. ET/PT every Friday for 13 weeks on FX. UFC® bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz and“The California Kid” Urijah Faber will serve as coaches on the upcoming season, with lightweight and welterweight contestants competing for two, six-figure UFC contracts.