Dana White: Griffin and Hughes need to retire, there is nothing left to prove

Former Welterweight champion Matt Hughes (45-9 MMA, 18-7 UFC) and former Light Heavyweight champion Forrest Griffin (19-7 MMA, 10-5 UFC) are two fighters that UFC President Dana White thinks need to hang up their gloves. At a press conference yesterday White said: “Hughes is one of these guys that, I absolutely, positively want Matt Hughes to retire. What else is there to accomplish? The guy’s done everything. He’s been a staple in this organization for a long time. He’s been

Medical Suspensions from UFC 148, Sonnen and Griffin top the list

The Nevada State Athletic Commission has confirmed with Lowkick.com that 11 fighters from UFC 148 have been suspended for medical reasons. Chael Sonnen and Forrest Griffin who each fought different bouts in the Co-main event, are at the top of the list. Sonnen lost his rematch to UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva by TKO, while Griffin defeated UFC Hall of Famer Tito Ortiz in Ortiz’s farewell bout.
The medical suspensions are as follows:
-Chael Sonnen is suspended until 08/07/12 with no contact until

UFC 148 salaries: Griffin, Ortiz, Silva and Le at the top of the payroll

Lowkick.com just obtained the list of disclosed salaries from the Nevada State Athletic Commission for UFC 148.  UFC 148 took place at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The main card, including UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva’s second-round TKO of Chael Sonnen and Tito Ortiz’s farewell fight, aired on pay-per-view following preliminary fights on FX and Facebook. The total disclosed payroll for the event was $1,438,000.
For the headlining event Anderson Silva made a flat

Rampage talks about fighting Shogun Rua and Griffin after he gets through the "irrelevant" Rashad Evans

Quinton “Rampage” Jackson holds an impressive record of 30 wins and 7 losses, including victories over such fighters as: Wanderlei Silva, Chuck Liddell, Ricardo Arona and Dan Henderson. Rampage is set to face his arch rival “Suga” Rashad Evan at UFC 114 for the number one contender spot for the Light Heavyweight championship. Rampage feels confident that he will be victorious at UFC 114 and sets his eyes upone Shogun Rua and Forrest Griffin, who gave Rampage 2 of his 7 losses.
“I want to go get Rashad.