Results for MMA-News

Jan 11, 2012 1:00 pm

MMA NEWS – Eddie Alvarez Not Entering Season 6 Bellator Tournament; Aoki Rematch Possible

“Ed won’t be part of the next tournament during the March kickoff,” Rebney said. “The decision was reached between us that the next right step wouldn’t be to jump back in the season-tournament right now.” “We’re still talking very regularly about the Aoki fight,” he said. “We’ve been talking to DREAM about making it happen,...

Dec 30, 2011 1:05 pm

UFC NEWS – Pro’s Pick Lesnar vs. Overeem For BJPENN.COM

It came to me late last night, while I was working away on BJPENN.COM that our readers here might enjoy some insight from some of MMA’s insiders about tonight’s UFC 141 main event between Brock Lesnar and Alistair Overeem. As such, I reached out to some of the friendliest guys in my phone book to...

Dec 29, 2011 2:54 pm

UFC NEWS – EXCLUSIVE: Efrain Escudero Is Happy To Be Back In The UFC, Sends A Clear Message To Volkmann. “Let’s do this, meet me in the center lets fight”

It’s been a long road for “The Ultimate Fighter” winner, Efrain Escudero. The past 14 months he has had to fight from promotion to promotion trying to earn his way back to the UFC following a controversial dismissal from the promotion that was punishment for both a loss and missing weight. However, the past is...

Dec 29, 2011 12:20 pm

UFC NEWS – EXCLUSIVE: Jacob Volkmann Says Arrogant Efrain’s Just a “JUCO” Wrestler, Wants The Diaz vs. Cerrone Winner, States Lesnar Will Run Over Overeem Like A Semi

UFC lightweight fighter, Jacob Volkmann has faced some of the toughest guys the UFC has to offer. After dropping two closely contested fights at welterweight he made the move to lightweight and has seemed virtually unstoppable in four competitions. Originally scheduled to face T.J. Grant this Friday during the UFC 141 event, he was forced...

Dec 29, 2011 11:29 am

UFC NEWS – EXCLUSIVE: Cesar Gracie Not A Fan Of His Fighters Getting Physical During Staredowns, Thinks Cerrone Is Scared, Talks Diaz vs. Condit

Coach and manager of the Diaz brothers, Cesar Gracie, recently had a chat with bjpenn.com about this weekend’s co-main event between his student, Nate Diaz and Donald Cerrone. During yesterday’s pre-fight press conference Nate Diaz was seen shoving his opponent and knocking his hat off of his head and to that Cesar had the following...

Dec 17, 2011 9:25 am

Bellator Adds Elite Japanese Bantamweights Masakatsu Ueda and Hiroshi “Iron” Nakamura

In a continuing effort to scout and sign the world’s best talent, Bellator Fighting Championships has added two dynamic bantamweights in Masakatsu Ueda and Hiroshi “Iron” Nakamura. Both will compete in the promotion’s upcoming Season 6 Bantamweight Tournament, joining Alexis Vila, Marcos Galvao, Ed West, Rodrigo Lima, Luis Nogueira and a yet to be named...

Dec 16, 2011 8:33 am

Bellator Season 6 Bantamweight Tournament Beginning To Take Shape

After a Season 5 Bantamweight Tournament that saw Brazilian phenom Eduardo “Dudu” Dantas secure a title shot against reigning Bellator Bantamweight Champion Zach Makovsky, eight of the world’s top 135 pounders are back for Bellator’s sixth season, eager to claim a title shot of their own. Bellator will begin its sixth season Friday, March 2...

Dec 8, 2011 6:20 am

MMA NEWS – War Machine Inks Deal With Bellator

The Viacom owned Bellator Fighting Championship has signed UFC veteran and recent parolee, War Machine to a multi-fight deal. The 29-year-old California resident is fresh off a victory over Roger Huerta on the regional circuit and apparently the win was enough to get his signed to the upstart promotion. After being released by the UFC,...

Dec 7, 2011 3:54 pm

UFC NEWS – BJ Penn Blogs About The Evolution Of Mixed Martial Arts

When I first started out in this sport, I did it for the test, for the purity of being a martial artist and putting up my jiu-jitsu against the craft of other tough, competing athletes and their styles. I didn’t do it for fame, for money or for titles and championships. Back when I started,...

Dec 5, 2011 9:29 am

MMA NEWS- Bellator Makes Move To Friday Night Programming

After mixed results with relatively low ratings, Viacom owned, Bellator Fighting Championship is set to abandon their Saturday night fighting events and move to Friday nights in an attempt to no longer be clouded by UFC programming. 2011 was a huge year for the UFC. With more events than ever and a new major network...

Nov 23, 2011 11:12 am

UFC NEWS – BJ Penn Blog: Week 1

For the past couple of weeks, ever since my fight with Diaz, I have just been taking it easy. When I am not relaxing at home, I am just hanging out with old friends from high school and spending time with my daughter and family. I have been back in Hawaii for a while now,...

Nov 22, 2011 4:18 pm

Bellator 58 Ratings Are In And They Are Up

Last weekend’s Bellator 58 card turned in the most solid numbers of the season with 269,000 viewers. The ratings prove that the recently dethroned lightweight champion, Eddie Alvarez is by far their biggest ratings draw. Bellator 58 took place from the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Florida and featured a main event...

Nov 18, 2011 3:50 pm

UFC NEWS – Exclusive: Jason Brilz Talks About Tomorrow Night's Fight With Ryan Bader

Tomorrow night MMA fans will be treated to an intriguing light-heavyweight match up between the always “tough” Jason Brilz and the “TUF” winner, Ryan Bader, live and free on Spike TV. UFC 139 is set to take place on November 19th at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, California. With the original heavyweight title fight...