Rashad Evans: If Jon Jones comes into the cage I won’t say he ruined my special night

In the days leading up to Saturday’s UFC on FOX 2 the war of words between light heavyweight fighters Rashad Evans and Phil Davis has taken a turn toward the aggressive with both fighters engaging in the trash talk. 
As the fight nears both fighters have put the verbal warfare to the side and are instead focusing on the task at hand, getting one step closer to a fight with the current UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones.
Evans took time out of his training for the fight to speak to

Dana White: I’m not afraid of the internet

UFC on FOX 2 is set to take place on Saturday at Chicago’s United Center. The press conference for the event took place on Thursday, after which UFC President Dana White took some time out of his busy schedule to discuss a few topics with MMAFighting.com’s Ariel Helwani.
Among the subjects that were discussed by White were the personality and actions of Chael Sonnen who ramped things up a bit at the press conference by bringing a UFC championship belt with him to the dais. From there he spoke

Rashad Evans to Phil Davis: I know you aren’t a fighter

When it was announced that Michael Bisping would be replacing the injured Mark Munoz in the co-main event for Saturday’s UFC on FOX 2 fight card, many thought that the verbal warfare between those two fights would be the focus in the days leading up to the fight. That has not come to be.  Instead, the fighters in the main event, Rashad Evans and Phil Davis have taken center stage with their verbal exchanges.
During last week’s media call, Evans answered a question regarding the fight by

Chael Sonnen's trainer: Bisping breaks easily, he's mentally weak

UFC Middleweight competitors Chael Sonnen and Michael Bisping will face off at Chicago’s United Center on Saturday night when the promotion presents UFC on FOX 2. In a somewhat unexpected turn, Sonnen has mostly taken the high road in the days leading up to this event, not engaging in a great deal of the trash talk that has almost become expected of Sonnen.
While Sonnen has not engaged in a war of words with Bisping, members of his camp have picked up the gauntlet, namely Sonnen’s trainer Scott

A War of Words: Sonnen vs. Bisping Preview

This weekend’s UFC on FOX 2 card in Chicago, IL will showcase a high-profile bout between Chael Sonnen and Michael “The Count” Bisping as the co-main event.  After Mark Munoz was injured his elbow in training, Bisping moved in to take his place against Sonnen.  This short notice has made the anticipation suffer due to a lack of time to build up back-and –forth hype that would have most likely reached a fever pace considering the two combatants. Without a doubt, the fight

Ray Sefo announces upcoming kickboxing match against Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic

Following his UFC 137 technical knockout loss to Roy Nelson, Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic announced that he was retiring from the UFC. The loss marked the third consecutive time the former PRIDE legend had been stopped by KO/TKO. The previous two losses came at the hands of Frank Mir and Brendan Schaub.
However it appears that fans of combat sports will get one more opportunity to see Filipovic compete, as Ray Sefo took to his twitter account to announce, “Some news for you all my fight with

Anderson Silva: I don’t see anyone in Brazil that can beat Jon Jones

When looking at the UFC’s Light Heavyweight division at a macro level many have posited that, at this time, there are not any fighters out there that could beat the current Light Heavyweight Champion, Jon Jones.
One person that looked at the Light Heavyweight division at a more micro level was UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva. Silva, recently spoke to Portal TV about his feelings on how Brazilian fighters would fare against Jon Jones. “There’s not much to say about Jon Jones. I don’t see any

King Mo: I might cheat at video games, but I never cheat at fighting

News broke on Tuesday that, according to the Nevada State Athletic Commission, Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal had tested positive for the steroid Drostanolone at the January 7 Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine fight card. Lawal defeated Lorenz Larkin via a second round knockout on that card.
Pending an appeal, the positive test will result in a one year ban, fine and Lawal’s victory will be overturned to a no contest.
An appeal seems very likely, as Lawal was adamant that he had not taken an