Categories for UFC NEWS

Oct 16, 2012 1:25 pm

Patrick Cote Explains The Difficulties With Fighting Anderson Silva | UFC NEWS

“It’s very complicated to fight [Anderson Silva] because you never know what’s going to happen or what he’s going to do. We saw what he did Saturday night. Once again he did something new. He was staying against the fence and he was playing with Bonnar. Bonnar is no joke. Bonnar is a good fighter....

Oct 16, 2012 1:13 pm

PHOTO | Anderson Silva Plays Doctor To Fabio Maldonado In Brazilian Hospital | UFC NEWS

Following their appearance on last weekend’s UFC 153 main card Fabio Maldonado and Anderson Silva took a trip to the hospital, but for very different reasons. Maldonado took a trip for injuries sustained during his bout with Glover Teixeira and the UFC’s middleweight champion, Anderson Silva, paid him a visit. (Photo via Twitter)

Oct 16, 2012 1:08 pm

Benson Henderson Defends Words About Trying To Surpass Silva’s UFC Records | UFC NEWS

“I think it’s good to have goals. For some reason I caught a lot of slack when I said I wanted to break Anderson Silva’s record and people were saying, ‘Oh, you’re ridiculous for thinking that. You can’t beat Anderson Silva’s record. You haven’t defended your belt one time. You’re silly. What are you talking...

Oct 16, 2012 12:53 pm

Chael Sonnen Set To Coach TUF 17 Opposite Jon Jones; Coaches Fight Slated For April | UFC NEWS

Former UFC middleweight title challenger and king of smack talk, Chael Sonnen, has talked his way into another premium slot with his promotional home, the UFC. The Los Angeles Times is reporting and BJPENN.COM has since confirmed news that Sonnen is set to coach “The Ultimate Fighter” opposite UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones. The Ultimate...

Oct 16, 2012 10:06 am

Anderson Silva: I’d prefer GSP over Jones, it’s an easier fight | UFC NEWS

“I’m old, guys. I’m getting old. I’m retired. I’m nearly there. I’ve only got another five years. I think [GSP] would be a great challenge for me. I prefer him over Jon Jones. He’s smaller. It’ll be a little bit easier. I’ll be hit less.” While talking to the media following last Saturday’s dominant win...

Oct 16, 2012 9:54 am

Free Fight Video | Nick Diaz Avenges His First Pro Loss | UFC NEWS

In his third fight of the night at the UA: King of the Mountain welterweight tournament, a 19-year-old and undefeated Nick Diaz would fall to the strikes of Jeremy Jackson in forty-nine seconds. It would mark the only time he would ever be stopped in his career. Ten months later, Diaz would step into the...

Oct 16, 2012 9:22 am

TUF 16 Episode 5 Ratings Report: Series Hits Another All-Time Low | UFC NEWS

Two weeks ago the UFC’s Ultimate Fighter reality series hit an all-time low in regards to television ratings with 775,000 tuning into episode 3. The series quickly bounced back in week four with 1.1 million viewers and all was right in the world again. However, last week’s episode 5 took one step further towards breaking...

Oct 16, 2012 9:14 am

UFC on FX 5 Salary Report | UFC NEWS

Earlier this month the UFC held UFC on FX 5 at the Minneapolis Target Center. Featuring a main event between heavyweights Travis Browne and Antonio ‘Bigfoot” Silva, the full fight card featured 10 bouts from top to bottom. The Minnesota Office of Combative Sports recently released the disclosed payroll for the event and it totaled...

Oct 15, 2012 7:04 pm

UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes Says it Looks Like He’s Retired

  Readers of this site are very familiar with Matt Hughes. Not only is he a former UFC Welterweight Champion, he is a UFC Hall of Famer and he faced BJ Penn three times, losing two of them. Hughes celebrated his 39th birthday this past Saturday and hasn’t been seen in the Octagon since losing...

Oct 15, 2012 12:32 pm

TUF Coach Nelson: “I think me and Dana are going to fight” | UFC NEWS

“I think me and Dana are gonna fight, I think I even offered. We’ll handle it like men, like everybody else. But at the end of the day, Dec. 15th I’m fighting Shane Carwin. He’s going to settle his beef with me and I’m gonna squash the juice with him. Pretty much if the fight...

Oct 15, 2012 12:26 pm

Jon Jones Open To TUF Coaching Gig, But Not Against Daniel Cormier | UFC NEWS

“I’d be interested in a TUF season in the future, but it’d take the right opponent. As far as Daniel Cormier saying he wants to coach against me, he would want that, wouldn’t he? He’s relatively unknown, I want to do it when the fans are aware of both guys, and when it’s spunky and...

Oct 15, 2012 11:25 am

EXCLUSIVE | TUF 16 Fighter Joey Rivera BJPENN.COM Blog #2

  Last week, after my fight regained control for our team, which allowed us to pick the next fight, Coach Nelson had the guy draw straws. Honestly, I think there should have been some more strategy behind the operation. What fighter doesn’t want to fight? They will never say “no”. So, as the coach, you have to call...

Oct 15, 2012 11:20 am

What’s Next for the UFC 153 Main Card Fighters? | UFC NEWS

UFC 153 came off extraordinarily well, especially considering the reshuffling the card went through. Anderson Silva and Glover Teixeira dominated, Big Nog showed Dave Herman Jiu-Jitsu does work and Jon Fitch walked away with an extra $70k for his fight of the night effort against rising prospect Erick Silva. Let’s not forget Demian Maia who...

Oct 15, 2012 6:30 am

VIDEO | Michael Bisping Feels Sorry For “Mayhem” Miller | UFC NEWS

As it would seem, “The Count” is not without a heart after all. In this featured video clip Bisping weighs in on the current state of his former foe, Jason “Mayhem” Miller and admits to feeling bad for “The Bully Beatdown” host. “Mayhem” was recently arrested in Orange County, California for vandalizing a church and...

Oct 15, 2012 6:30 am

POLL | Who Should Anderson Silva Fight Next?

Anderson Silva put on a performance this past Saturday that only further amplifies his already legendary status. In the UFC 153 main event in Rio, he was able to take Stephan Bonnar out with ease after playing with his opponent for most of the opening frame. Everyone in the MMA world is talking about who...

Oct 15, 2012 6:15 am

Free Fight Video | Stephan Bonnar vs. Lyoto Machida | UFC NEWS

Before Stephan Bonnar’s epic showdown with Forrest Griffin and before Lyoto Machida wore UFC gold around his waste, the two light-heavyweight fighters faced off at Jungle Fights. To check out this historic throwback from 2003 hop to page 2 and brush up on your history!

Oct 15, 2012 6:12 am

Quick Twitt | Dana White All For Rampage vs. Teixeira Booking | UFC NEWS

Last weekend after his dominant UFC 153 victory, Gover Teixeira, took to the microphone and called out “Rampage” Jackson. The Brazilian again took to the post-fight media events and continued to call out the former UFC light-heavyweight champion. As we reported earlier today, Rampage Jackson took to twitter and accepted the challenge thrown out by...

Oct 15, 2012 6:02 am

GIF Of The Day | Demian Maia Draws Blood With Just A Choke On Story | UFC NEWS

Last weekend at UFC 153 Demian Maia put a stamp on his welterweight aspirations by taking out Rick Story in the very first round of action. For those who missed it, the stats on this fight only tell the partial story. After securing his opponent to the ground the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu master threw on...