569 Search Results for hawaii

Sep 14, 2016 3:33 pm

PHOTO | UFC Octagon Girl Brittney Palmer goes topless in Hawaii

UFC Octagon Girl Brittney Palmer is one of the most familiar faces with the UFC. The Octagon babe made her UFC debut at UFC 125, back in 2011, which was headlined by Frankie Edgar and Gray Maynard. Palmer grew up in Las Vegas, Nevada and gives some insight into the beginnings of her career on...

Aug 31, 2016 8:17 am

Max Holloway backs fellow Hawaiian BJ Penn in hopes for Hawaiian UFC event

Hawaiian featherweight Max Holloway sticks with his own when it comes to other fighters, as he threw his support behind fellow Hawaiian BJ Penn in his comeback fight against Ricardo Lamas. “BJ is a legend, it should be a fun fight. If Ricardo tries to stick and move on BJ, take him down and get...

Jan 19, 2016 11:21 am

Catching up with the viral Hawaiian Ilima Macfarlane

Not many fighters first professional fight gets much attention, let alone go viral with over a million views. Ilima Macfarlane’s ten-second knockout over her unfortunate and last-minute opponent Katie Castro dubbed the “soccer mom,” catapulted Macfarlane to internet stardom now finds herself fighting for Bellator MMA. We caught up with the female professional fighter from...


Nov 18, 2015 5:05 pm

UFC Hall of Famer Lights Up Hawaii Nights

By Joe “JD” David Action sequences are nothing new for the former UFC and Pride veteran Frank Trigg. So, when the Director of CBS’s Hawaii Five-O calls for action, Trigg has no problem delivering the goods. On the set as a professional stuntman, Trigg embraces the physical side of his job much like he did as...

Oct 21, 2015 6:08 pm

Exclusive Video: New Main Event Poirier vs Duffy, Hawaii Boy Louis Smolka

Earlier today news broke that Joseph Duffy had been forced out of his ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ main event bout against Dustin Poirier after sustaining a concussion in training earlier this week. Following Duffy’s withdrawal the UFC offered Norman Parke as a last-minute replacement opponent for Dustin Poirier, however Poirier turned down the bout. With...

Sep 6, 2015 12:38 am

WATCH! Max Holloway Talks Fighting Jeremy Stephens and Bringing UFC To Hawaii

  UFC featherweight Max Holloway went on and held a Q&A, taking questions from fans and doing his best to answer them. The Hawaiian fighter talked about his newly announced fight with Jeremy Stephens, who he’s trained with before. He said his power is scary, but oh well. He also talked about Conor McGregor saying...

Aug 23, 2015 9:20 pm

Max Holloway calls out Frankie Edgar, wants top-contender fight in Hawaii

Max Holloway’s win over Charles Oliveira at “UFC Fight Night 74” may have been anti-climactic and indecisive, but “Blessed” made it clear he has no interest in a rematch with “Do Bronx”. Instead, Holloway is looking to take a step up in competition by challenging Frankie Edgar for featherweight supremacy at a potential UFC event...

Jun 23, 2015 12:53 pm

BJ Penn Named Hawaii MVP OF The Week, Talks Favorite UFC Moment, More — WATCH!

From KITV.com: HONOLULU —He’s one of only two fighters to win world titles in two separate weight classes. And next month, he’ll be honored for that feature when he is officially enshrined into the UFC Hall of Fame. BJ Penn, now retired, is KITV’s Hawaii MVP this week, but, as our Brandi Higa reports, the...

May 28, 2015 2:49 am

BJ Penn And Max Holloway Join Forces To Bring UFC Fights To Hawaii

In an attempt to get The Ultimate Fighting Championship to host an event in Hawaii, top UFC featherweight Max Holloway has started the #UFCHawaii campaign, and in the process has garnered the support of five-time UFC champion, and future Hall-Of-Famer, BJ Penn.

May 21, 2015 9:45 am

IS IT TIME? Holloway Campaigns For A UFC Hawaii

Max Holloway’s last performance in the octagon was nothing short of outstanding. He walked into the fight with Cub Swanson as a heavy underdog and hushed his doubters by eventually submitting him in the final round. Currently riding a six fight win-streak, Holloway would like nothing more than to keep the ball rolling with a...

Apr 19, 2015 7:09 am

Max Holloway To Dana White: ‘Bring The UFC To Hawaii’

  Hawaiian UFC fighter Max Holloway isn’t interested in choosing his next opponent. After defeating one of the divisions toughest fighters in Cub Swanson, via guillotine choke in the third round, the featherweight is just looking to take out whoever the UFC puts in front of him. He did have one request though… “You know,...

Nov 15, 2014 3:02 am

JUST SCRAP Results – Hawaii Goes 2-1 Versus Alaska In Main Card Pro-Bouts

Tonight (Friday), from a packed out Edith Kanaka’ole Tennis Stadium, in Hilo, Hawaii, the JUST SCRAP MMA promotion returned to action with an entertaining night of fights. The Hawaii vs. Alaska themed fight card showcased both up-and-coming amateur talent, as well as seasoned veterans from the big stage. In the night’s main event, big show veteran,...

Nov 8, 2014 10:12 am

REPLAY! Watch Hawaii’s Smolka Dominate, Take Home Finish At UFC FN 55

A set of exciting exchanges between Smolka and Vaculik #UFCSydney highlights brought to you by @Assassinscreed http://t.co/hSzdoyFtCX — UFC (@ufc) November 8, 2014 Last night in Australia , Louis Smolka earned a much-needed stoppage in the third round of his fight against Rochie Vaculik. If you missed the bout, highlights can be found above. If the...

Nov 7, 2014 5:24 pm

UFC FN 55 Results: Hawaii’s Louis Smolka Lands A Stunning Side Kick, Wins Via TKO

Here come the flyweights! The fourth fight in Sydney featured Louis Smolka and Richie Vaculik. The Hawaiian fighter, Smolka, got caught early with a big combination from the Australian. Smolka looked to recover and started utilizing his kicks. Vaculik landed several body shots, but Smolka kept coming with his own strikes. Smolka’s uppercut began landing....

Sep 5, 2014 12:39 pm

Emergency declared for Hawaii

BJPENN.Com has learned that Hawaii’s Big Island is facing another potential natural disaster, just one month after feeling the effects of Tropical Storm Iselle. An emergency has been declared by Hawaii County Mayor Billy Kenoi. Mayor Kenoi wrote a letter to Hawaii Governor Neil Abercrombie with a copy provided by the County of Hawaii. Dear...

Aug 16, 2014 11:59 am

Kailin Curran Ready To Make Waves As Hawaii’s First UFC Female – EXCLUSIVE

  Hawaii and the UFC have hooked up once again and this time it’s a history-setting acquisition for the company. Hawaii’s own Kailin Curran has recently inked a deal with the world’s largest MMA giant and in doing so she will become the first female fighter to represent the islands in the UFC octagon. Curran,...

Mar 21, 2014 12:11 pm

WSOF Buzzing Over New Hawaiian-Born Brothers

When you have a favorite fighter, an athlete of incredible skill, amazing power and explosive entertainment value, you always wish there was another. “Why can’t there be more like this guy,” we cry after a particularly satisfying fight. Well, luckily, there are times when the sport is blessed to have two great athletes not fall...

Dec 6, 2013 11:44 am

Penn Hawaii Youth Foundation purchases Brand New Ford E Series 15-passenger Van

Penn Hawaii Youth Foundation purchases Brand New 15-passenger Ford Van to help transport their at risk youths in Hawaii. Through the concept of martial arts training, we instill the values of discipline, confidence, humility, and spirit. Our 9th Graduation Class is happening December 7, 2013 in Hilo, Hawaii. We also want to thank Joe Hanley...

Nov 15, 2013 12:52 pm

BJPENN.COM Shadowboxing Contest Over, Matt Silcox Wins Free Trip To Hawaii

After two-months and 10’s of thousands of votes the BJPENN.COM Shadowboxing contest is over. Picking up the winning slot is Matt Silcox (pictured). Matt’s video (below) was the most popular through the duration of the competition and as a result he will be flown to Hawaii for an all expense paid trip to go train...

Nov 14, 2013 4:12 pm

1 Days Left! Shadowbox For A Chance To Win A Free Trip To Hawaii

With the BJPENN.COM shadowboxing contest drawing to a close, I wanted to give some props to the current top 5 participants and remind hopefuls it’s not too late to win. Contest entry is going to remain open until the sound of the final bell on the 15th. And the fans vote for the winner, so...

Nov 9, 2013 11:11 am

‘American Jungle’ showcases Hawaiian families living off the land

A new show airing on the History Channel will showcase Hawaii’s beautiful jungle and the clans that choose to live off the land, hunting and providing for their families. “In the middle of the Pacific Ocean, rests the island paradise of Hawaii. But hidden behind its beauty, is a lost land with thousands of acres...