UFC Interviews

Exclusive: Edson Barboza Eyes UFC Gold Rush

In an exclusive interview with MMAmania.com, UFC lightweight standout Edson Barboza spoke to us about his fight this upcoming weekend at UFC on FOX 11 against Donald Cerrone and how a win would edge him closer to a title fight against Anthony Pettis.

Brazilian Boo Birds Won't Faze Israel's Noad Lahat

UFC Fight Night 38 interview: Israel's Noad Lahat will be making his long-awaited Octagon debut against The Ultimate Fighter (TUF): "Brazil" contestant Godofredo "Pepey" Castro tomorrow night (March 23, 2014) on Fight Pass in Natal, Brazil.

Exclusive! Rogan Dishes On TRT and PEDs In MMA

Check out an exclusive interview with Joe Rogan, who talks about the recent Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) ban in mixed martial arts (MMA), what it means for the sport, as well as cheaters who abuse -- and circumvent -- the testing system.

'Fury' says all the pressure is on Diego Sanchez

Myles 'Fury' Jury was a guest on MMAmania's 'Darce Side Radio' recently and he said he enjoys being the underdog and that all the pressure will fall on Diego Sanchez in their UFC 171 match up tonight in Dallas, Texas.

SCARY MF! Exclusive Rogan On Lawler's Title Fight

MMAmania.com exclusive: Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) commentator Joe Rogan discusses UFC 171 and how "Ruthless" Robbie Lawler is a more dangerous opponent for Johny Hendricks than former welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre.

Krylov Talks UFC 171, OSP, Ukraine And More

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight Nikita "Al Capone" Krylov spoke to MMAmania.com about his upcoming bout against Ovince St. Preux at UFC 171 in Dallas, Texas, the crisis in Ukraine, and much more.

UFN 37's Louis Gaudinot: 'I Change Peoples' Lives'

UFC Flyweight contender Louis Gaudinot sat down with MMA Mania's Cory Braiterman to talk about his "life-changing" job, his weight, his transition from karate into full-fledged mixed martial arts and more.

'12 Gauge' Ready To Be UFC's Best Strawweight

Paige Van Zant recently signed with Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and is ready to take part in the upcoming season of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 20. In an interview with MMAmania, the 19-year-old speaks on a variety of topics.

'Biggie' Rhodes Confident Before UFC Debut Tonight

Former RFA Welterweight champion Mike "Biggie" Rhodes will make his Octagon debut tonight (Jan. 25, 2014) at UFC on FOX 10 versus George Sullivan in Chicago, Illinois. He spoke with MMAmania about joining UFC's welterweight division and much more.

Michael Johnson Calls Out Nate Diaz

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight Michael "The Menace" Johnson is making the rounds to earn a fight against Nate Diaz. He hopes to fight the Stockton native in order to get a title shot against Anthony Pettis sooner rather than later.


Michael Bisping Wants To Shut Up Tim Kennedy

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight Michael Bisping has his sights set on Tim Kennedy. "The Count" is tired of Kennedy's trash talk and wants to shut him up.

Zach Makvosky Ready To Make Flyweight Title Run

UFC on FOX 9 interview with former Bellator champion Zach Makvosky: "Fun Size" was a guest on Darce Side Radio podcast this week, speaking about his "Speed" and "versatility" advantages he feels he has over his opponent tonight, Scott Jorgensen.

Jon Jones Discusses 'The Announcement'

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Light Heavyweight champion Jon Jones is happy that Georges St-Pierre was able to walk away from mixed martial arts (MMA) on his own terms as a winning champion.

Lamas Ready To Walk Title Talk At UFC 169

Ricardo Lamas UFC 169 interview: No. 1-ranked Featherweight title challenger talks about how "pushing the pace" against Jose Aldo at Prudential Center in Newark, N.J., on Feb. 1, 2014, will be key to dethroning the dominant 145-pound champion.

Roufus: 'Genius' Ben Askren Best Wrestler In MMA

Duke Roufus interview: Find out firsthand what the future holds for ex-Bellator champ Ben Askren, how long Anthony Pettis will be out of action following knee surgery and how Roufussport grades the UFC 167 debut of Sergio Pettis.

Tim Kennedy Says Firas Zahabi Made GSP Boring

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Middleweight contender Tim Kennedy says that it's Firas Zahabi and not Greg Jackson that made Georges St-Pierre a boring fighter. Is Kennedy right or is Jackson the 'sport killer'?

Kennedy Expects Bisping To Chicken Out From Fight

Exclusive: Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight Tim Kennedy expects Michael Bisping to duck him, despite agreeing to a fight on twitter. Kennedy also questioned Bisping's integrity as a fighter.

Roufus: GLORY Brings 'Smashmouth Kickboxing' To NY

In part one of MMAmania.com's exclusive interview with renowned MMA coach Duke Roufus, the former professional kickboxing champ gives his thoughts on GLORY 12 airing Sat., Nov. 23, 2013 on Spike TV from New York's Theater at Madison Square Garden.

Evans: Fighting Gets Scary Once You Need The Money

Rashad Evans was in New York City on Monday to promote UFC 167 and the 20th anniversary of the UFC. Evans spoke to MMAmania about fighting Chael Sonnen, and also reflected on seeing the UFC for the first time, and the beginning stages of his career.

Arms, Charm, Harm: Chael Sonnen Interview (Pt. 2)

Chael Sonnen UFC 167 exclusive interview before Rashad Evans fight about WWE relationship, turning down a big money offer from a rival promotion, the winner of Georges St. Pierre vs Johny Hendricks, a third fight against Anderson Silva and much more.

Turn Up The Volume: Exclusive Sonnen Interview

Chael Sonnen UFC 167 exclusive interview before Rashad Evans fight about "Suga" showdown, building mixed martial arts (MMA) starts, "selling fights," possibly coaching opposite arch enemy Wanderlei Silva on The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) and much more.

Shields Prepping For Ground War Against Maia

UFC Fight Night 29 interview with Jake Shields: The former Strikeforce champion talked exclusively with MMAmania.com about his upcoming fight against Demian Maia on Oct. 9 in Brazil and how he's ready to meet the Brazilian grappler head on.

Weidman On Silva 2: 'I'm Not Losing' (Exclusive)

UFC Middleweight Champion Chris Weidman was in New York City this past week, along with former kingpin, Anderson Silva, to promote UFC 168. Weidman discussed several topics, including the rematch, buying a new house and plenty more with MMAmania.com!


Video: Impromptu Gracie Breakdown of D'Arce Choke

UFC 165 Results: Rener Gracie demonstrates Brendan Schaub's UFC 165 d'arce choke on Ariel Helwani backstage at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Canada on Sept. 21, 2013. Watch the video on MMA Mania.

Matt Caughthran from The Bronx talks UFC 165

Matt Caughthran from The Bronx and Mariachi El Bronx talks to MMA Mania to talk about UFC 165 and how he avoided jail time in Mexico after getting too messed up on pills and tequila.

Exclusive: Myles Jury better than Ricci everywhere

MMAmania's Brian Hemminger speaks to UFC 165 lightweight Myles Jury about his well-rounded approach to martial arts, finding the courage to step inside the cage and how surfing has helped him improve in this exclusive interview.

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