Categories for MMA News

Dec 27, 2013 9:39 am

Silva Defends Fighting Style: “I Always Have To Be Me’

“There was one more thing: I learned that I have to be myself. I always have to be me… From the moment that a fight ends, that fight is in the past, win or lose. Even when I was winning my fights, once it’s over, it’s over. It’s in the past, and you’ve got to...

Dec 27, 2013 9:34 am

Miesha Tate ‘Really Thankful For Rousey Rivalry

“Ronda said some things that really got under my skin. She plays the mental warfare game. I didn’t want to fight her because I love fighting; I wanted to fight her because I wanted to beat her up. The biggest thing for me is just remembering to be myself, be on an even keel, and...

Dec 27, 2013 9:10 am

VIDEO | Travis Browne believes UFC 168 drug testing was unfair

Travis Browne talks about his UFC 168 showdown against Josh Barnett, his “regal beard,” his last fight against Alistair Overeem, whether he thinks Barnett has evolved as a fighter, why he thought the extra drug testing he had to do prior to this fight was not fair, and more.

Dec 27, 2013 8:43 am

VIDEO | Dana White UFC 168 Pre-Fight Media Scrum

As he regularly does, UFC President Dana White sat down with media members before UFC 168 to discuss the upcoming card, Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva’s failed drug test, among other topics. He also teased that he would be making some announcements about the future of the UFC on Saturday night.  

Dec 27, 2013 8:40 am

Anderson Silva Say’s There’s A ‘Great Chance’ He Stops Fighting

Anderson “The Spider” Silva, who faces Chris Weidman this Saturday at UFC 168 have met before. In their first battle that took place six months ago at UFC 162, Silva, who is touted by many as the greatest mixed martial artist of all time, taunted and mocked Weidman before being knocked unconscious by a left...

Dec 27, 2013 8:37 am

Dana White: Cat Zingano Is Still The Number One Contender

It could have been Cat Zingano stepping into the cage this Saturday against UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey at the biggest card of the year, UFC 168. Unfortunately for her, after her TKO victory over Miesha Tate at the Ultimate Fighter Season 17 Finale early this year, she injured her knee. Due to this,...

Dec 27, 2013 8:36 am

Josh Barnett On Travis Browne Match Up: This Won’t Be A Long Fight

This weekend at UFC 168, in a fight that has been overshadowed by two title rematches, Travis Browne will face Josh Barnett and the winner will get a chance at a number-one contender fight against Fabricio Werdum. Barnett recently went on Sherdog’s “Beatdown” radio show to discuss the upcoming match, and to detail his thoughts...

Dec 27, 2013 8:34 am

Dana White: Bigfoot’s TRT Failure Ruined The Fight For Me, It Destroyed Everything’

Testosterone replacement therapy. Quite possibly the most controversial and taboo subject in all of high level mixed martial arts. Unfortunately, TRT use is becoming more and more prevalent. When news broke that Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva tested positive for an elevated level of testosterone in his fight-of-the-year candidate bout against Mark Hunt, many were questioning if...

Dec 27, 2013 8:26 am

Uriah Hall: “I don’t have that killer instinct’

Uriah Hall, now seemingly just a faded memory, was once the daunting force during The Ultimate Fighter Season 17 that no one seemed to want to face after his brutal spinning wheel kick knockout victory of Adam Cella. It was clear that Uriah Hall was the ominous presence in the house, and by the way...

Dec 26, 2013 6:32 pm

Tate Fighting For All Female Pioneers Not The Ronda ‘WWE Fans’

Before the two face off at UFC 168, Miesha Tate and Ronda Rousey obviously have some bad blood. But before The Ultimate Fighter, even before their first bout, Miesha had a consistent distaste for the current UFC women’s bantamweight champion. Tate, to this day, still feels as though Ronda does not deserve her position as...

Dec 26, 2013 4:42 pm

White Confirms Belfort As Next Middleweight Title Challenger

The long-awaited rematch between UFC Middleweight Champion Chris Weidman and former Middleweight king Anderson Silva is set for this Saturday, December 28th for UFC 168 in Las Vegas, NV. and I for one can not wait! However, there is one person who is awaiting to find out the outcome of this bout even more than...

Dec 26, 2013 4:40 pm

UFC Wants Barnett vs Browne Winner To Face Werdum

The UFC has plans to set up a fight for next year for a title elimination due to UFC Heavyweight Champion Cain Velasquez being injured. UFC President Dana White stated today that the winner of Josh Barnett (33-6 MMA, 5-1 UFC) vs. Travis Browne (15-1-1 MMA, 6-1-1 UFC) will face off against the extremely dangerous...

Dec 26, 2013 4:36 pm

VIDEO | Ronda Talks Armbars, Cusses On Sports Center

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey live on Sportscenter speaks on her intense dislike of MieshaTate and what to expect for her big rematch showdown this Saturday at UFC 168. She also drops some cuss words and incites panic on set.

Dec 26, 2013 4:03 pm

VIDEO | UFC 168 Fighters Square Off At Today’s Presser

Earlier today BJPENN.COM streamed the official UFC 168: Weidman vs. Silva pre-fight press conference live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. If you missed our broadcast of the event click here for the full replay.

Dec 26, 2013 3:51 pm

PHOTO | Silva And Weidman Staredown At Today’s Presser

This Saturday Anderson Silva gets his shot at redemption in the UFC 168 main event when he faces off with Chris Weidman for the UFC middleweight title in Las Vegas. Today the two squared off for cameras at the official UFC 168 Press-Conference. Miss the presser? Watch the replay right here. Rousey and Tate Staredown is HERE....

Dec 26, 2013 3:43 pm

PHOTO | Rousey And Tate Staredown At Today’s Presser

Saturday’s UFC 168 co-main event features an intriguing grudge match between TUF 18 coaching opposites, Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate. Today the two female fighters squared off for cameras at the official UFC 168 Press-Conference. Miss the presser? Watch the replay right here. Other staredown photo’s from today press conference are HERE.

Dec 26, 2013 12:18 pm

Betting Odds: Silva, Rousey, Barnett tabbed favorites at UFC 168

Anderson Silva, Ronda Rousey, and Josh Barnett are the oddsmakers’ favorites heading into Saturday’s UFC 168. Other notable favorites include: Jim Miller, Dustin Poirier and Uriah Hall. Betting on MMA appears harder than it is. The folks at explain it like this: Unlike a spread on a football game where one team is getting...

Dec 26, 2013 10:48 am

Travis Browne Fights To Provide His Children The Opportunities He Never Had

Motivation. Determination. A will to win. Most professional fighters have all of the above. Otherwise, they probably wouldn’t have made it to the professional level. When you’re faced with a tough training session, or months of isolation from your family and friends, or you’re in the middle of a grueling battle inside of the cage,...

Dec 26, 2013 10:16 am

UFC Signs Top Flyweight Prospect

The UFC’s Flyweight division continues to grow, as it welcomes newcomer Louis Smolka (6-0, 0-0 UFC). The UFC announced the signing on twitter, where they also announced that his first opponent would be Alptekin Ozkilic (9-1, 1-1 UFC), another recent addition to its 125 pound roster. The two will be fighting at UFC Fight Fight:...

Dec 26, 2013 9:50 am

Tyron Woodley Wants Nick Diaz Removed From The Rankings

“The guy is retired. His return might be pending, but according to me, he’s still retired. I don’t believe he should be in the rankings. If you say you’re retired, you should come out of the rankings. Until you’re back in there competing, I don’t think it’s fair to ask people like myself, who’s been...