Tag "Exclusive Interviews"

Scottish UFC star Stevie Ray tells Tom Heffernan why 2016 will be the most important yet

Popular Scottish fighter Stevie Ray explains why he considers 2016 to be the most important period of his fighting career so far as he aims to break into the upper echelons of the UFC’s 155-pound division. Ray has enjoyed an incredible start to his UFC career since making his debut back in April 2015 with the Kirkcaldy fighter having won all three of his fights thus far, including a spectacular first

Stipe Miocic talks with MMABurner.com about upcoming bout with Stefan Struve

An MMABurner exclusive. Undefeated and with three recent wins in the UFC, Stipe Miocic (9-0) will be headlining UFC on Fuel TV 5 on September 29 in Nottingham, England against Stefan Struve (25-4) who is also on a three fight win streak in the promotion. “I’m excited,” said Stipe. “It’s a great opportunity, you know? The name of the game is to keep winning.” Stefan Struve is aptly nicknamed “The

Aldo Injured: Nik Lentz Wants a Fight with Frankie

An mmaburner.com exclusive interview. Dana White tweeted today that both Jose Aldo and Rampage Jackson are out of UFC 153 due to injuries. “Now Aldo is out with foot injury,” Dana Tweeted. “Main and co main in the same day!! Another amazing day at the UFC. We have some work to do.” Edgar might not have to wait long for a new opponent though. Nik Lentz asked for a shot

Paul Bradley and his Thoughts on Charlie Brenneman

An MMABURNER.COM exclusive interview. Upon the cancelation of UFC 151, Charlie Brenneman was out of a fight against Kyle Noke on the same card and decided to join many other fighters and fans and lay some blame at the door step of Jon Jones’s twitter account. “U can send my check to PO box 198 EH NJ.” tweeted Brenneman to Jones. “Rent is due the first, so preferably by then.

Volkmann: “I’m gonna give him a University of Minnesota Wrestling Beat Down!”

“Yah I got one,” said Jacob “Christmas” Volkmann when asked if he had a statement for his opponent. “I’m gonna give him a University of Minnesota wrestling beat down.”  I’ll admit I was digging for something good but then this isn’t the first time Volkmann will compete against Shane Roller. “Cause we were arch rivals back when he was in college too. Their senior year they won nationals. The two years

An Exclusive Interview with Jacob “Christmas” Volkmann

Recently, I was volunteering for a marathon at Fort Snelling when I saw UFC lightweight Jacob Volkmann get out of his car with his three kids near the checkpoint that I was assigned to. I couldn’t believe my luck running into a fighter who had just had a five fight win streak snapped at UFC 146 to Paul Sass. He didn’t seem bothered as I approached him. In fact, he