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Nov 29, 2014 4:18 pm

REPLAY! Diego Nunes KO’s Joachim Hansen

Former UFC featherweight contender, Diego Nunes returned to action this weekend, as part of the Superior Challenge 11 card, in Sodertalje, Sweden. He took on respected MMA Veteran Joachim Hansen, and won in brutal fashion. Enjoy!

Jun 11, 2013 5:44 am

Diego Nunes Latest to Ink with Bellator

By JAKE CHASTAIN | After his 3-3 run in the UFC  talented featherweight Diego Nunes was released from his contract, leaving him momentarily unemployed. However, we gained word over the weekend that Nunes has signed a deal with the currently popular Bellator promotion. Brazilian MMA news outlet Ataque Total first reported the news this past Saturday and...

Jan 9, 2013 10:33 am

Diego Nunes Leaves Nova Uniao In Pursuit Of Championship Gold | UFC NEWS

“I respected the people with whom I worked with at Nova União” said Nunes. “Independently of what I wanted though, I lowered my head there. There, Aldo was the champion really so I could never shout, ‘Oh! I am going to be a champion!’ Whenever I bow my head, I did it out of my...


Nov 2, 2012 6:36 am

Diego Nunes to Face Nik Lentz on Yet to be Named Brazil Card in January

  The UFC has booked another fight for their January 19 event in Brazil. Portal do Vale Tudo a Brazilian website is reporting on a featherweight bout between Nik Lentz and Diego Nunes. Lentz began his UFC career with a 5-0-1 run that included wins over Rafaello Oliveira, Tyson Griffin and Andre Winner. Since then...

Jul 7, 2012 12:07 am

Bart Palaszewski vs. Diego Nunes Added To UFC on FX 5 | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Bart Palaszewski will get his wish and fight in Indianapolis on the UFC on FX 5 card. Facing Palaszewski is Diego Nunes who was defeated by Dennis Siver in his last bout at UFC on Fuel TV: Gustafsson vs. Silva. Sources close to the bout confirmed the news to MMAWeekly. Indiana native Bart...

Jun 14, 2012 1:26 am

Diego Nunes Not In A Hurry To Return To The Octagon | UFC News

Diego Nunes in an interview with TATAME. Nunes has gone (1-2) in his past three bouts losing decisions to Kenny Florian & Dennis Siver and defeating Manvel Gamburyan. However Nunes is in no rush to get back into the octagon for now as he would like to dedicate some time to his family. “I’m cool....

Apr 14, 2012 1:29 pm

Dennis Siver Emerges Victorious In Featherweight Debut Over Diego Nunes

By Evan Stoumbelis: Cutting 10 pounds, missing weight, and #9 ranked featherweight Diego Nunes couldn’t hinder Dennis Siver in his debut bout at the 145 pound division. In round 1 Siver comes out and establishes octagon control, as Nunes circles around the outside, they get within striking range as both men throw head kicks that...

Dec 23, 2011 9:00 am

UFC NEWS – Diego Nunes Sends Clear Message To Gamburyan: "I'm going to knock you out"

A bitter rivalry finally comes to the Octagon as Diego Nunes faces Manny Gamburyan at UFC® 141. Nunes comes prepared: he has a powerful training ally in Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo. Will “The Gun” have enough ammo to annihilate the “The Anvil”? Nunes promises no less than a knockout. Facebook streams start at 7:15PM/4:15PM ET/PT...

Apr 9, 2016 11:33 am

PHOTO | Diego Sanchez vs. Joe Lauzon promo poster

While UFC 200 is stacked with quite a few high-profile bouts such as McGregor vs. Diaz II, Tate vs. Nunes, and Aldo vs. Edgar II, one fight that promises to deliver fireworks is Diego Sanchez vs. Joe Lauzon. The pair have combined for 18 post-fight bonuses over the course of their UFC careers. Given that,...

Feb 28, 2014 7:04 pm

BELLATOR 110 Results: Bessette Picks Up Split Decision Win over Nunes

Matt Bessette will be joining Desmond Green in the semi-finals of the featherweight tournament. The fight opened with a lot of blocked shots from Nunes and Bessette and it was clear they did their homework on each other. Bessette seemed more methodical in his approach of attack while Nunes countered wildly and continuously pressed forward,...

Apr 13, 2012 11:41 am

Siver on Nunes | When He Is Pressured He Folds

By Roberto Mattos: In an interview with MMAFighting’s Ariel Helwani, Siver discusses his upcoming bout with Diego Nunes and the future of the Last Emperor. After a one-sided submission loss to Donald Cerrone, Dennis Siver has decided to drop down to featherweight and will be facing his first opponent at 145 lbs., Diego Nunes, this...

Apr 13, 2012 11:32 am

Nunes Hoping For First UFC Finish Tomorrow Night In Sweden

By Jamie McAllister: Diego Nunes a highly exiting fighter with victories over the likes of Mike Brown & Manvel Gamburyan and who had Kenny Florian rocked a few times in a back and forward fight at UFC 131. One interesting fact is he has not finished one single fight since coming to the US in...

Jan 24, 2012 5:14 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC on FUEL 2: Siver Books Nunes In Featherweight Debut

The German striker, Mr. Dennis Siver is headed to Sweden to make his featherweight debut against top 145’er Diego Nunes. BJPENN.COM confirmed the matchup this afternoon after reports started circulating. UFC on FUEL TV 2 is officially set to take place at the Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden on April 14th. In the main...

Nov 1, 2011 8:10 am

UFC 141: Gamburyan vs. Nunes & Assuncao vs. Pearson Official

UFC officials took to twitter recently with the announcement of two UFC 141 featherweight additions. According to the UFC’s post, Manny Gamburyan has agreed to face off with Diego Nunes and Junior Assuncao will take on Ross Pearson. UFC 141 is set to take place on Dec. 30 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in...

Feb 28, 2014 2:55 pm

‘Bellator 110: Rampage vs. M’Pumbu’ Results

Tonight from The Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, CT, Rampage Jackson returned to action in the Bellator 110 main event. The action kicked off at 3:30 PM PT for the prelims and 6 PM PT for the night’s main card. BJPENN.COM provided live results of the bouts as they went down. Enjoy the fights! RESULTS: MAIN...

Feb 27, 2014 5:49 pm

Bellator 110: ‘Rampage vs M’Pumbu’ Weigh-In Results

The Bellator MMA weigh-ins have been completed from Mohegan Sun Arena in preparation for Bellator MMA’s February 28th event, which will showcase the Bellator Season 10 Light Heavyweight Semifinals and the Bellator Featherweight Opening Rounds. Bellator MMA will take place from Mohegan Sun Arena on Friday, February 28th with the first fight taking place at...

Feb 26, 2014 8:13 am

Bart Palaszewski Officially Announces Retirement

Bart Palaszewski, 30-year-old former WEC and UFC competitor, has officially announced his retirement. After a 36-17 MMA career spanning a total of 12 years, Palaszewski began dropping hints about his decision to hang up the gloves on twitter. It's about that time! Want to thank @VFDMarketing @ufc @teamcurranmma @SuckerPunchEnt all my fans but I'm officially...

Jan 29, 2014 1:08 pm

Bellator 110 Fight Card Finalized With 12 Bouts

Bellator MMA returns to Spike TV in explosive fashion as the promotion kicks off its tenth season Friday, February 28 at 9pm EST/PST. The event features MMA superstar Quinton “Rampage” Jackson in a Light Heavyweight opening round battle with former World Champion Christian M’Pumbu, while King Mo Lawal returns to face Russian submission ace Mikhail...

Nov 11, 2013 1:24 pm

EXCLUSIVE (Part1) | Gamburyan to Cole Miller: ‘What the hell is your problem?’

In August UFC featherweight Cole Miller came on BJPENN.COM Radio to announce he was contesting his decision loss to Manny Gamburyan at ‘UFC Fight Night: Shogun vs. Sonnen.’ His argument was that he actually stopped Gamburyan in the first round, but due to some misguided officiating, the bout was allowed to continue, which led to...

Sep 18, 2013 6:54 am

Chad Mendes vs. Nik Lentz set for UFC on FOX 9

Yesterday, UFC officials announced that a key featherweight bout between Chad “Money” Mendes (15-1 MMA, 6-1 UFC) and Nik Lentz (24-5-2 MMA, 8-2-1 UFC) has been added to the UFC on FOX 9 card set for December 14 in Sacramento, California. Chad “Money” Mendes is coming off a third-round TKO victory over Clay Guida, which occured at August’s UFC 164 event in...

Aug 24, 2013 12:15 pm

UFC’s ‘Fight for the Tropps 3’ Adds Bermudez vs. Lentz, Chiesa vs. Smith

The UFC’s next “Fight for the Troops” card is rapidly taking shape. Two more bouts were recently announced for the event, takes place on Nov. 6 at Fort Campbell in Kentucky. Dennis Bermudez (11-3) will face veteran Nik Lentz (24-5-2) while Michael Chiesa (9-1 ) will take on Colton Smith (3-2) . At “UFC Fight...

Mar 29, 2013 9:40 am

Cub Swanson vs Dennis Siver Added to UFC 162 | UFC NEWS

Two UFC featherweight stand outs will come together, in what should make an exciting stand up battle, when Cub Swanson and Dennis Siver meet at UFC 162. Swanson, on a four fight win streak, and most recently coming off a very impressive victory over Dustin ‘The Diamond’ Poirier, is on the hunt for UFC gold...

Jan 24, 2013 11:12 am

UFC on FX 7 Medical Suspensions Report | UFC NEWS

10 UFC on FX 7 fighters have been suspended for injuries suffered during last weekend’s fight card in Brazil. Both Wagner Prado and Diego Nunes received the lengthiest of suspensions with 180 days out. Event headliner Michael Bisping must sit out for 60 days after suffering a TKO loss at the hands of Vitor Belfort....

Jan 19, 2013 8:50 pm

UFC on FX 7 Results: Belfort Stops Bisping In 2nd | UFC NEWS

Tonight the UFC returned to Brazil in a big way with the UFC on FX 7 event headlined by a middleweight clash between Vitor Belfort and Michael Bisping. The main card featured four-competitive bouts that saw all but one reach an end by way of decision. In the main event, Vitor Belfort came out slow...

Jan 18, 2013 10:50 am

UFC on FX 7 Weigh-In Results | UFC NEWS

Today’s official UFC on FX 7 Weigh-in ceremony took place from the Ibirapuera Gymnasium in Sao Paulo, Brazil. All but one fighter made the contracted weight for tomorrow night’s event on FX television. Check out the full results below: MAIN CARD: (FX) Vitor Belfort (185) vs. Michael Bisping (186) C.B. Dollaway (186) vs. Daniel Sarafian...