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Jose Aldo seeks legacy, wants a superfight with Pettis at 155

Written on October 23, 2013 by Hector

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Jose Aldo wants Anthony Pettis' lightweight belt for a chance of to hold titles in two weight classes

Anthony Pettis was supposed to drop to 145 to challenge featherweight king Jose Aldo but an injury yanked him out of the fight. He later won a title of his own when he submitted Benson Henderson in UFC 164. Now, with Pettis as the lightweight champ, Jose Aldo feels that it is his turn to come after Pettis’ belt.

“I want it at lightweight,” states Aldo regarding a potential fight with Pettis. “That’s where his belt resides, so I can steal it. It would be better for me since I already have a belt of my own. My belt is already up on the wall at my home.”

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Ryan Couture Returns at “Strikeforce: Challengers 19″ in Las Vegas

Written on August 10, 2011 by Avlya Jaie

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Ryan Couture will return to action at the Strikeforce Challengers 19 event on September 23rd.

Ryan Couture (2-1 MMA, 2-1 SF) seems quite ready to return in the cage for the fourth time after obtaining his first career loss against Matt Ricehouse at Strikeforce Challengers 16.

Stepping out from the clan of UFC Hall of Famer, Randy Couture, Ryan is slated for a match at the upcoming Strikeforce Challengers 19 event — which will be held at The Pearl at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas on September 23. The evening’s main card is expected to be aired live on Showtime.

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UFC Fighters, to Undergo Medical Suspension After Bloody Fights

Written on May 03, 2011 by Alvin Guerro

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fighters ache after UFC 129 event

After bloody fights happened at UFC 129, prominent fighters will undergo 60-days medical suspension. These includes Randy Couture, George St-Pierre, Mark Hominick and Jason Brilz who received severe painful strikes from their opponents. George St-Pierre’s eyes was bloodied in his fight against Jake Shields, while Randy Couture loses a tooth in his fight against Lyoto […]

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Machida Wins; Couture Loses Tooth Before Leaving UFC

Written on May 02, 2011 by Alvin Guerro

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Randy Couture, being a real fighter that he is, was still able to joke about his lose tooth after suffering a front kick from Lyoto Machida.

The UFC’s legendary and former light heavyweight champion, Randy Couture, lost a tremendous fight against Lyoto Machida at UFC 129. Randy Couture suffered a heavy front-kick strike by Lyoto Machida in the second round, leading to a knockout.

Randy Couture who was motionless for minutes after he was knock out, showed no frustration and stood up waving to the crowd and still manage to joke about a conversation between him and Joe Rogan: “I think the last time we had this conversation, I had all my teeth.”

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Randy Couture Minimizes Retirement

Written on April 20, 2011 by Markham Mencken

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Randy Couture talks and thinks less of his retirement as of the moment, while gearing up for his duel against Lyoto Machida at UFC 129.

During last Tuesday’s UFC 129 conference call, Randy Couture asserted that his retirement was just one of the many qualities associated with the tournament in Ontario.

UFC 129 will feature George St-Pierre’s welterweight title defense against Jake Shields. In addition to this, Jose Aldo will make his promotional debut, as he defends his featherweight championship belt from Mark Hominick. As for Randy Couture, he will square off with another former champion in Lyoto Machida on April 30 at the Rogers Centre.

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UFC 129 Main Card Preview

Written on April 17, 2011 by Markham Mencken

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With UFC 129 fast approaching, here is Fighting Insider's preview and prediction for the event's main card.

After Fighting Insider gave your the preview for UFC 129’s preliminary card, let’s talk about the main card. Will the champions remain? Or will UFC herald a new king?

Check out our full UFC 129 main card preview after the break.

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UFC 129 Trailer: Jake Shields

Written on March 25, 2011 by John Paul Vill

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Can't get enough of UFC 129? Watch this teaser and sleep until it's April 30.

Forget UFC 128, we’re now looking a lot way forward to UFC 129. Imagine a full MMA-action packed with the biggest stars in the Octagon? Cool eh? Now if you’re looking for that kind of game, UFC 129 is the event you wouldn’t want to miss.

UFC 129 features the MMA crowd favorite Georges St-Pierre as he defends his belt against one of the lead challengers in the welterweight division, Jake Shields. UFC 129 will take place on April 30, Saturday at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Canada. The co-main event fighters were also big and famous. Featuring Jose Aldo on his first title defense against Mark Hominick. Video after the skip.

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UFC Fan Expo for UFC 129, Packed With Past & Present Champions

Written on March 24, 2011 by John Paul Vill

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Ready for UFC 129 Fan Expo? You should be, for you will meet the champions of the game.

The UFC officials has already released the list of fighters that will make an appearance in the upcoming UFC Fan Expo in Toronto. The list goes star-studded with several current and past champions.

The UFC Fan Expo will take place on the weekend of UFC 129 at Toronto Direct Energy Center on April 29 and April 30.

The list of fighters appearing at the expo includes UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones, UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez, UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva, UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz, B.J. Penn, Chuck Liddell, Royce Gracie, Frank Mir, Rashad Evans, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, Josh Koscheck, Ryan Bader, Stephan Bonnar, Shane Carwin, Matt Mitrione, Brendan Schaub, Jon Fitch, Miguel Torres, Anthony Pettis, Clay Guida, Joe Lauzon, Cole Miller, Sam Stout, Carlos Condit and the last “Ultimate Fighter” winner Jonathan Brookins.

“We’re excited to bring some of our top stars to Toronto for the UFC Fan Expo,” UFC President Dana White said. “This is going to be the biggest weekend not only in UFC history, but in the history of our sport. I’m looking forward to giving our fans once-in-a-lifetime access to our fighters at the Fan Expo.”

Tickets are on-sale now.

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Randy Couture’s Game Plan for Lyoto Machida on UFC 129

Written on March 08, 2011 by John Paul Vill

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The UFC Hall of Famer speaks of his strategies against his opponent at UFC 129.

The fame and glory that UFC 129 will bring seem to be unstoppable. The powerhouse cast consisting the fight card is something MMA fans are looking forward to. UFC 129 is not all about GSP-Shields; fans are anticipating the fight of a Hall of Famer.

Randy Couture, UFC Hall of Famer, is set to face Lyoto Machida who is another respectable fighter in the MMA scene. Randy Couture speaks of his preparationsfor his fight against Lyoto Machida. Video after the skip.

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UFC 129 Prelims Airs on Spike TV

Written on February 28, 2011 by John Paul Vill

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Reports confirmed that preliminary fights for UFC 129 will air on Spike TV. Ready for sneak peeks of the MMA history's biggest sold-out event?

Good news MMA fans! Spike TV will air a “UFC Prelims” special as part of April’s UFC 129 event in Toronto. UFC officials have confirmed this news during last Saturday’s UFC 127 live broadcast.

MMAJunkie says that sources reported that many are pitching for the welterweight bouts of Nate Diaz (13-6 MMA, 8-4 UFC) vs Rory MacDonald (10-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC) and Brian Foster (15-5 MMA, 3-2 UFC) vs Sean Pierson (11-4 MMA, 1-0 UFC) for the cable broadcast.

The UFC 129 event will take place this April 30 at Toronto’s Rogers Centre, and the pay-per-view main card features welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre vs top contender Jake Shields. Few UFC 129 fights will also stream on Facebook prior to UFC Prelims.

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