27 Search Results for tyson griffin

Jun 9, 2015 1:41 pm

Tyson Griffin Announces WSOF Release, Hints At Retirement

MMA veteran Tyson Griffin has been released from the World Series of Fighting. The former UFC fighter announced the news on Twitter and said that the decision was actually his. Griffin is 2-6 in his last eight fights and is currently on a two fight losing streak, both of which took place in the WSOF....

Aug 9, 2013 4:59 pm

EXCLUSIVE | UFC Vet Tyson Griffin WSOF 4 Pre-Fight Interview | BJPENN.COM RADIO

  By JAKE CHASTAIN The boys over at BJPenn.com Radio recently invited longtime MMA fan-favorite and top competitor, Tyson Griffin, onto the airwaves to discuss the current happenings of his career and also his upcoming fight with JZ Cavalcante at WSOF 4 this Saturday, August 10th on NBC Sports Network. Griffin, who competed in the...

Sep 18, 2014 3:20 pm

REPLAY! Watch Gomi KO Griffin Back In 2010

“The Fireball Kid” Takanori Gomi rocks Tyson Griffin with a right hand and earns a knockout victory inside the Octagon. Watch Gomi battle Myles Jury in the co-main event at UFC Fight Night 52 on Sept. 20 in Japan.

Oct 23, 2017 7:30 am

MMA legend Takanori Gomi hints at UFC departure, move to different promotion

When PRIDE legend Takanori Gomi arrived in the UFC back in 2010, he was viewed as a legitimate threat to then champion BJ Penn, and to all of the lightweights on the UFC roster. Unfortunately, the Japanese MMA icon’s UFC career has been a significant disappointment. Barring a few impressive moments, like a 2010 KO...

Jan 1, 2015 8:24 pm

Jones And Cormier Get Into It In Hotel Hallway, So Do Their Camps

A video posted by Tyson Griffin (@tysongriffin) on Jan 1, 2015 at 6:47pm PST The hype is real, and it’s boiling over anytime these two come face to face. Tyson Griffin Breaks it down: This was just before previous video. Jones clearly isn’t walking toward @dc_mma but at least he chose nicer words to use...

Oct 7, 2014 3:50 pm

Comprehensive List Of UFC Fighter Drug Test Failures

With the number of fighters failing drug tests on the rise, BJPENN.COM’s Jon Kirschner put together a comprehensive list of the UFC’s violators over the years. Let us know who we missed: Josh Barnett 4/22/2002 UFC 36 Boldenone, Nandrolone, and Fluoxymesterone Tim Sylvia 10/7/2003 UFC 44 Stanozolol Kimo 8/16/2004 UFC 48 Stanozolol Nate Marquardt 8/15/2005...

Jun 23, 2014 3:52 pm

WSOF 10 Salaries: Branch and Aguilar Top Payroll

World Series of Fighting 10 happened this past Saturday, and MMAJunkie got the official salaries from the NSAC. WSOF 10 was headlined by TUF Alumni Jesse Taylor, who was defeated by David Branch for the inaugural middleweight championship. The total disclosed payroll for the event was $231,000. The full WSOF 10 payouts included: David Branch:...

Jun 22, 2014 8:53 am

‘WSOF 10: Branch vs. Taylor’ Full Results

World Series of Fighting 10, delivered an excellent night of fights on NBC Sports. Three title fights and a slew of other compelling match ups made the promotions return to Las Vegas a must see for any fight fan. If you missed it, here are the full results: MAIN CARD: David Branch def. Jesse Taylor...

May 12, 2014 2:30 pm

Three Title Fights Official For WSOF 10

World Series of Fighting 10 boasts three championship fights on the NBCSN-televised main card of the Saturday, June 21 event. World Series of Fighting President Ray Sefo today confirmed that one new title fight and two additional matchups complete a star-studded main card that also features a main event of David Branch (13-3) vs. Jesse...

Apr 23, 2014 4:23 pm

Former UFC Title Challenger Hermes Franca Deported Following Prison Sentence

By Evan Stoumbelis Former UFC fighter Hermes Franca (pictured) has been deported back to Brazil earlier today after serving 2 and a half years of a 3 and a half year sentence stemming from sexual abuse charges. Franca was sentenced to three and a half years in prison after pleading guilty to one count of...

Nov 16, 2013 10:22 am

100 UFCs Ago | Revisiting UFC 67: Anderson Silva vs. Travis Lutter

Six years ago, Georges St. Pierre defeated Matt Hughes to become the UFC Welterweight Champion. His first championship defense was originally scheduled to be against Matt Serra at UFC 67, but St. Pierre was forced to withdraw from the bout and their title match was rescheduled for UFC 69. Serra would go on to beat...

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...

Aug 12, 2013 2:21 pm

WSOF 4 Payouts: Headliner Tyrone Spong Tops Salaries With $31K

This past Saturday, World Series of Fighting put on their fourth event in Ontario, California at the Citizens Business Bank Arena. The payouts and salaries have just been made public today by the California State Athletic Commission and, as expected, Tyrone Spong is the top earner at $31,000. Gerald Harris and Ray Sefo weren’t far...

Aug 12, 2013 2:00 pm

World Series of Fighting 4 Injuries and Medical Suspensions

The California State Athletic Commission has released the list of fighters who will be suffering medical suspensions after competing on WSOF 4 “Spong vs. DeAnda”. The card took place this past Saturday on August 10th and saw several fighters take a decent beating. As a result of all the punishment, six fighters have been suspended...

Aug 10, 2013 10:06 pm

‘World Series Of Fighting 4: Spong vs. DeAnda’ Results

‘World Series Of Fighting 4: Spong vs. DeAnda’ took place tonight from the Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario, California. In the main event the two fighters battled back and forth but it was the striking experience of Spong that prevailed in the end. Full Results: Main Card: Tyrone Spong def. Angel DeAnda via unanimous...

Jul 31, 2013 4:34 pm

BJPENN.COM RADIO RETURNS TONIGHT AT 5:00PM PT

The crew returns tonight in their normal time-slot for an all new episode of BJPENN.COM RADIO. Hosts George Mathews (@GMathewsMMA) and Pedro Carrasco (@LATLPedro) will be joined by two WSOF 4 fighters. Evening Headliner, Angel Deanda and popular UFC veteran Tyson Griffin will be live with the crew tonight! Use the player below to catch...

May 1, 2013 4:45 pm

Playing Matchmaker: Cheick Kongo’s First Fights Outside The UFC

It’s official: Cheick Kongo and the Ultimate Fighting Championship are no longer affiliated with each other. After nearly seven years of working for the UFC and calling the octagon his home, Kongo is looking to pursue a career outside of Zuffa. Kongo’s first win over a big-name came after he defeated Mirko Cro Cop by...

Jan 29, 2017 6:50 am

Pros react to Valentina Shevchenko’s submission of Julianna Pena

Last night, the UFC touched down in The Mile-High City, Denver, Colorado, with UFC on Fox 23. This 12-fight card was an epic one, as a whopping eight of its bouts ended with stoppages, including the evening’s main event, which pitted Kyrgyzstani striker Valentina Shevchenko against American grappling specialist Julianna Peña. In advance of this...

Jun 23, 2014 10:09 am

Art Davie On UFC 1: Rickson Gracie Wanted A Million Dollars

Going into UFC 1, Rickson Gracie was widely accepted to be the man to represent the Gracie family. However in a shocking move by Helio Gracie, Royce was called upon to represent the Gracie family name. Art Davie joined MMAJunkie Radio to talk about what went on behind the scenes leading up to the first...

Sep 2, 2013 8:19 pm

Sean Sherk officially retires from MMA

Former UFC lightweight champion Sean “The Muscle Shark” Sherk (36-4-1 MMA, 8-4 UFC) announced his retirement from mixed martials arts today, as first reported on Ariel Helwani’s The MMA Hour. In an interview with BJ Penn Radio earlier this year, Sherk discussed what he would need to get back into the cage, and what is keeping him out. “Many, many...