40 Search Results for john alessio

Jun 3, 2013 6:54 am

John Alessio: Nobody left at Xtreme Couture

BloodyElbow’s Steph Daniels recently did a wide-ranging interview with John Alessio, which included the topic of the decline of Xtreme Couture. When asked “Are you doing anything special to beef up your wrestling? Have you made any camp changes or brought in specific people to help you out?” John Alessio responded with the following: I’ve...

Aug 21, 2013 10:38 am

Alessio Sakara vs. Tom Watson Set For ‘UFC Fight Night 30’

A middleweight clash between Alessio Sakara and Tom Watson has been booked for the UFC’s return trip to England. UFC officials confirmed the news via their official twitter account. ‘UFC Fight Night 30; Bisping vs. Munoz’ is set to go down on October 26th from the Manchester Arena in Manchaster, England. The event will air...

Aug 25, 2015 10:04 am

Melvin Guillard: ‘Bellator Let Me Pick My Debut Fight’

  “Hell no I hadn’t heard of him; I got to pick my fight. I love that about Bellator. They allowed me to pick my first fight. They had John Alessio on the list and a couple others guys I can’t think of off hand. Brandon Girtz, I had no idea who he was. I...

Jun 26, 2015 8:12 pm

‘Bellator 139: Kongo Vs. Volkov’ Results

Bellator 139: Kongo vs. Volkov is in the books and the night saw several action packed fights and highlight reel finishes. Most impressive and shocking was Hisaki Kato’s perfect superman punch KO of Joe Schilling. Schilling, being the talented striker that he is, suffered a huge KO that will probably be on Bellator promos for...

Jun 25, 2015 3:35 pm

‘Bellator 139: Kongo Vs. Volkov’ Weigh-In Results––2 Fighters Miss Weight

  Bellator 139 goes down tomorrow night on Spike TV. The main event will feature former UFC heavyweight Cheick Kongo as he goes up against Alexander Volkov. Also featured on the main card is a co-main event with Dave Rickels and John Alessio. Fan favorites Pat Curran and Joe Schilling will also fight on the...

Mar 22, 2015 6:48 am

Pros React To Demian Maia’s Victory Over Ryan LaFlare

      Last night in Brazil at UFC Fight Night 62, welterweights Demian Maia and Ryan LaFlare met in the evenings main event. LaFlare went into the fight with an undefeated record, but ultimately Maia’s ground game proved to be too much. For the first four rounds Maia dominated LaFlare, then in the fifth...

Dec 21, 2014 9:47 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros React To Renan Barao’s Win Over Mitch Gagnon

Last night at UFC Fight Night 58, Renan Barao returned to action for the first time since losing his bantamweight strap to TJ Dillashaw. After being off to a slow start, Barao found his rhythm and eventually submitted Gagnon in the third round (See that HERE). Below is a compilation of fighter reactions to the...

Oct 2, 2014 3:28 am

QUICK TWITT | Fighters React To McGregors Fat UFC Salary

When the Nevada State Athletic Commission disclosed Conor McGregor’s UFC 178 Salary, a few UFC veterans were shocked at the amount. It took the Irishman just 1:46 to finish Dustin Poirier in a bout that shattered any doubts about Conor’s abilities. For that near two-minutes, McGregor earned a base UFC salary of $150,000.00 ($75k to...

Jun 28, 2014 2:22 pm

Pat Miletich will be the next UFC Hall of Fame inductee

According to the online schedule for next weekend’s UFC Fan Expo in Las Vegas, former UFC welterweight champion, Pat Miletich (29-7-2 MMA, 8-2 UFC), will be the next man to join the hallowed halls of the UFC Hall of Fame. “The Croatian Sensation’s” UFC Hall of Fame induction is slated for next Sunday, July 6, at 2:30...

Feb 24, 2014 5:57 am

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighters React To Rousey’s First Round Stoppage Of McMann

It’s not uncommon for the MMA world to take to twitter following any major fighting event on the planet. Such is the case with last weekend’s UFC 170 event. BJPENN.COM has compiled a pretty lengthy list from MMA notables, reacting to Ronda Rousey’s controversial first round stoppage over Sarah McMann. Check it: Aaannnndddd we are...

Feb 12, 2014 1:40 pm

Bellator Returns To Canada As Casino Rama Hosts Bellator 119

Bellator will make its highly anticipated return to Canada on Friday, May 9th as the promotion will return to Ontario’s Casino Rama for Bellator 119, live on Spike TV. The night will feature the finals of Bellator’s Season 10 Heavyweight Tournament, as well as the return of Canadian lightweight John Alessio. The event will broadcast...

Jun 12, 2012 12:37 pm

UFC 148: Silva vs. Sonnen Weigh-Ins Venue Set For Mandalay Bay | UFC NEWS

The weigh-ins for the most highly anticipated fight of the year have been scheduled for July 6th at the Mandalay Bay Events Center. The weigh-in will coincide with the UFC Fan Expo that will take place July 6-7 at the same venue. In the main event for UFC 148, Anderson Silva will take on Chael...

Oct 13, 2017 7:50 pm

UFC on FOX 26 Fight Card

The octagon will return to Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada on December 16 for the promotions UFC on FOX 26 fight card. The fight card is already beginning to take shape with numerous high profile fights recently being made official by the promotion. The UFC on FOX 26 event will be headlined by a welterweight scrap between...

Sep 7, 2017 5:01 pm

Wild Flyweights Tim Elliott and Justin Scoggins to UFC Winnipeg

Back for the first time since 2015, the UFC will return to Winnipeg to bring the fights to Canada on December 16th. The free card on big FOX doesn’t have much scheduled yet, but it just got a some heat in a flyweight bout. Wildman Tim Elliott will square off with Justin Scoggins in a...

May 30, 2017 7:58 am

UFC Long Island takes shape with multiple new fights

This July 22, the UFC will debut in Long Island, New York, with UFC on Fox 25. As this UFC Long Island card draws ever closer, its lineup is beginning to take shape. Over the last few days, the UFC has announced a long list of new matchups for the card. The biggest of these new...

Feb 1, 2017 9:03 am

UFC Denver medical suspensions

This past weekend, fight fans tuned in for a highly anticipated night of fights at UFC Denver, also known as UFC on FOX 23. The event certainly delivered on all marks, with the main card producing four finishes in four fights. To kick off the main card, streaking featherweight Jason Knight picked up his third...

Jan 29, 2017 8:03 am

Reebok payout for UFC on Fox 23: Both main event fighters get $2,500

On Saturday night, the UFC touched down in beautiful Denver, Colorado with UFC on Fox 23. In the evening’s main event, Valentina Shevchenko stopped Julianna Peña with a second round armbar. The co-main event, meanwhile, saw Jorge Masvidal deliver a substantial upset with a second-round thrashing of Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone. The rest of the main card,...

Jan 28, 2017 3:57 pm

UFC on FOX 23 Live Results

Unable to catch tonight’s UFC on FOX 23 event in Colorado? BJPENN.com has you covered. Stay glued to this page for up to the minute live results. UFC ON FOX 23 RESULTS: Valentina Shevchenko vs. Julianna Pena – Shevchenko def. Pena via submission (armbar) at 4:29 of Round Two Donald Cerrone vs. Jorge Masvidal –...

Jan 27, 2017 11:07 am

All fighters but one make weight for UFC on FOX 23 event

All the fighters set to compete on the UFC on FOX 23 event took to the scales on Friday in Denver, Colorado for the official weigh-ins with every fighter on the card except for one making weight. Marcos Rogerio de Lima stepped on the scales well over the limit at 209.6 pounds for his light...

Nov 22, 2016 12:26 pm

Top 10 Head-Kick KOs in UFC History | Part 1

In mixed martial arts, there are few paths to victory as emphatic as the head-kick knockout. A twist of the hips, a swing of the leg, and bang, that’s it. Though head-kick knockouts are certainly rare, we’ve witnessed dozens throughout the long and spectacular history of The Ultimate Fighting Championship. To celebrate this jaw-dropping and...

Apr 10, 2016 12:09 pm

UFC Fight Night 86 Results

Unable to catch today’s UFC Fight Night 86 event? BJPenn.com has you covered. Get all of the events live results below: Ben Rothwell vs. Junior dos Santos – dos Santos defeats Rothwell via unanimous decision                      Gabriel Gonzaga vs. Derrick Lewis – Lewis KO’s Gonzaga at...

Apr 9, 2016 10:49 am

VIDEO | ‘UFC Fight Night: Zagreb’ weigh-in highlights

Tomorrow, ‘UFC Fight Night: Zagreb’ goes down in Croatia. The event will be headlined by Ben Rothwell and Junior dos Santos as they square off in a pivotal heavyweight showdown. The full fight card is below, and the weigh-in highlights are above! Main Card (Fox Sports 1) Ben Rothwell vs. Junior dos Santos Gabriel Gonzaga...

Jul 22, 2015 7:40 am

UFC Fighters React To ‘Stitch’ Duran Getting Fired

Longtime cutman Jacob ‘Stitch’ Duran was released by the UFC yesterday. Duran says it was because of his comments he made about Reebok, saying that he lost all of his sponsorship money and that they didn’t even work with the cutmen when developing their new vests. Needless to say, the MMA world did not react...

May 23, 2015 10:28 pm

UFC Fighters React To Chris Weidman’s Beating Of Vitor Belfort

Chris Weidman finished Vitor Belfort in the first round in a pretty dominant performance! See what other UFC fighters had to say about the champions impressive performance! Obviously we know who jesus likes better! — ike vallie-flagg (@IKEVF) May 24, 2015 @ChrisWeidmanUFC great fight!! My goodness toughness and effort there brother!!! — Shawn Jordan (@savageshawn)...