Half-a-million dollars may sound like small potatoes to fans accustomed with the enormous payouts main event boxers often receive but in the case of Mixed Martial Arts it stands out as being one of the top per-fight salaries in the sport’s history. Those worlds collided earlier today when it was announced iconic boxer James Toney [...]Share
After missing out on another shot at the lightweight title with a dominating loss to Gray Maynard at UFC 118, UFC President Dana White said he believes Kenny Florian chokes in his biggest fights:
“I hate to say this because I don’t want to take anything away from Gray Maynard, but I think [...]
Following his sound thrashing against Rady Couture at UFC118, James Toney spoke about his experience in the octagon. Although Dana White has said Toney will not fight in the UFC again, Toney has expressed a desire to return and keep fighting.
“That’s the main reason I came to MMA. At least MMA guys [...]
Randy Couture talked about his approach to taking out boxing legend James Toney in the Octagon, explaining a good wrestler or good grappler would have easily avoided it:
“The first thing I noticed when I got into the cage and kind of settled in was he was wearing those things on his [...]
MMASpark.com will report from 7:30 p.m. ET with live results of UFC 118, which is being held in Boston for the first time, headlined by the anticipated Frankie Edgar-B.J. Penn rematch and Randy Couture vs. James Toney.
Frankie Edgar def. BJ Penn via Unanimous Decision (50-45, 50-45, 50-45).
Randy Couture def. James Toney via Submission (Arm [...]
UFC lightweight contender, Kenny Florian has revealed he plans to out-wrestle Gray Maynard tonight at UFC 118 in Boston, Massachusetts after working diligently alongside Georges St. Pierre over the past few months.
Speaking via MMAMania.com, Florian said:
“Yeah, for sure. Chael is a phenomenal wrestler, as is Gray. Anderson certainly doesn’t have the experience in [...]
UFC President Dana White is struggling to show his impartial side heading in to this weekend’s UFC 118 event where “Hall of Famer”, Randy Couture will take on heavyweight boxing champion, James “Light’s Out” Toney.
Speaking via Sports Radio Interviews Dana said:
“Well, Toney has gotten in the best shape he’s ever been in in about [...]
Former UFC lightweight champion, B.J. Penn has been talking about heavyweight boxer James Toney crossing over to mixed martial arts and the UFC ahead of next weekend’s showdown with Randy Couture, explaining it would be good for the sport and the fighters if Toney does well in the fight.
Speaking via MMAFighting.com, Penn said:
“I really [...]
A middleweight bout between former title contender, Demian Maia and fellow Brazilian, Mario Miranda seems to be in the works for UFC 118 on August 28th in Boston, Massachusetts according to reports tonight.
According to MMAJunkie.com, both men have verbally agreed to meet on the main card of the evening and bout agreements will be distributed [...]
UFC newcomer Todd “Bulldog” Brown (15-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) has replaced injured Thiago Silva (14-2 MMA, 5-2 UFC) and now meets Tim Boetsch (11-3 MMA, 2-2 UFC) at UFC 117.
In his place steps Brown, who according to agent Ken Pavia of MMAAgents.com, recently finalized a four-fight deal with the promotion.
UFC 117 takes place Aug. 7 [...]