MMA News News

Nov 22, 2014 12:53 pm

“UFC FN 57: Edgar vs. Swanson” Live Results

Welcome to Texas, ya’ll! UFC Fight Night 57 is airing live from Austin, Texas and the event will kick off with Fight Pass preliminary bouts at 7:00 PM ET. Frankie Edgar and Cub Swanson will duke it out in the main event on Fox Sports 1! Stay tuned to BJPENN.COM for live results of this...

Nov 22, 2014 12:34 pm

“Metamoris 5: Sakuraba vs. Gracie” Live Results

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu’s premier promotion, Metamoris, kicks off their fifth event from California at 5:00 PM EST! California’s Long Beach Convention Center will play host to today’s event that features six grappling matches. UFC’s Rory MacDonald will be battling Jonathan Torres in the co-main event. The headliner is a match that has been fourteen years...

Nov 22, 2014 11:49 am

Barboza targeting rematch against Cerrone

Edson Barboza, who is preparing to fight Bobby Green in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 57 tonight in Austin Texas, still wants a rematch against Donald Cerrone. The bout between Barboza and Cerrone was one hardcore fight fans were drooling over, a matchup between two elite strikers. In the first round Barboza was...

Nov 22, 2014 11:43 am

Rousey wants Holly Holm after Zingano

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is currently gearing up for her UFC 184 title defense against Cat Zingano, but is already looking forward to more potential opponents. She spoke to AXS TV about who she wants to fight next. “Gina is not in the UFC right now. She’s off making a movie. Cyborg, I...


Nov 22, 2014 11:38 am

Swanson on Fight Night 57 fight week isolation in Texas

Leading up to UFC Fight Night 57 tonight, Cub Swanson explained that he and the other fighters were being kept almost an hour away from the venue where they will be fighting. The Horseshoe Bay where the fighters are being kept is apparently in a remote area of Texas, without many people, but with a...

Nov 22, 2014 11:31 am

Edgar: “If people are doubting me, they’re wrong”

Frankie Edgar is currently gearing up for his UFC Fight Night 57 bout against Cub Swanson tonight in Austin Texas. Leading up to the bout, Cub Swanson has been promised a title shot from the UFC if he is able to defeat Edgar, something Edgar wants to take from him. He spoke to MMAJunkie Radio....

Nov 22, 2014 11:18 am

JT Torres planning MMA debut “One day soon”

Elite level grappler JT Torres, who will grapple against Rory MacDonald tonight at Metamoris 5. Leading up to the match, there has been much talk of Torres eventually making the transition over to MMA, something he also discussed with BJPENN.com Radio earlier this month. Torres spoke to MMAFighting to discuss his desire to eventually transition...

Nov 22, 2014 11:14 am

Algieri’s coach: “Pacquiao should never be at this weight”

Tonight, Manny Pacquiao and Chris Algieri will fight for the WBA super lightweight belt in Macau. Leading up to the bout, it has been stated that Algieri will walk into the ring with an approximate 15 pound weight advantage over Pacquiao, given that he will put the weight on after yesterday’s weigh in. Chris Algieri’s...

Nov 22, 2014 7:58 am

Nick Diaz on DUI: ‘I’m not Lodi PD’s favorite’

Earlier this year, Nick Diaz was charged with DUI, and obstruction of justice for attempting to make himself throw up after the Lodi PD asked him to take a breathalyzer test. While fans feared Diaz bout with Anderson Silva at UFC 184 may be in jeopardy, the bout wasn’t cancelled, and will go down January...

Nov 22, 2014 7:54 am

Rickson Gracie denies potential return to MMA or JiuJitsu

MMA veteran and JiuJitsu legend Rickson Gracie who maintains that he is undefeated, and has never lost an MMA bout, grappling match, or ever been submitted in the gym, has ruled out a potential return to competition. The soon to be 56 year old has been retired for some time, and revealed to MMAFighting that...

Nov 22, 2014 7:46 am

Faber: ‘Dillashaw is “bad news” for Cruz’

Former bantamweight title challenger Urijah Faber discussed the upcoming matchup, which doesn’t have a date set, between his teammate TJ Dillashaw, and former bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz. Faber spoke to MMAMania about the bout, and why he believe Dillashaw, as well as himself, is a bad matchup for Cruz, and why Cruz last fight against...

Nov 22, 2014 7:39 am

Jon Jones defends Bill Cosby over rape allegation

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones defended Bill Cosby, who has recently caught heat for a comedy routine from the 1980’s in which he makes jokes about using drugs to rape women. Jones was approached by TMZ outside of LAX International airport, where the champ was asked about the allegations toward Bill Cosby. “I love...

Nov 22, 2014 7:29 am

War Machine pleads not guilty, will stand trial in February

War Machine has plead not guilty to 34 counts which include sexual assault, kidnapping, burglary, strangulation and more as a result of his August assault on Chris Mack and Corey Thomas. MMAJunkie broke the news earlier this week, which reported that War Machine’s case will go to trial in February under the Nevada State Court,...

Nov 22, 2014 7:17 am

ONE FC adds four bouts to December card

‘ONE FC 23: Warrior’s Way’ has picked up four new bouts per an announcement from the company. The four bouts are: Eduard Folayang vs. Timofey Nastyukhin Dejdamrong Sor Amnuaysirchoke vs. Rene Catalan Walaa Abas Mohamed Kamaly vs. Ana Julaton Jujeath Nagaowa vs. Tharoth Sam MMAJunkie broke the story. Folayang will be riding a two fight...

Nov 22, 2014 5:07 am

PHOTO | Most awkward picture in UFC history?

If this isn’t the most awkward picture in UFC history, we’re not sure what is. We can see former champion Anderson Silva and Chris Weidman, the current champ, staring at one another. Alexander Gustafsson eyeing down Jon Jones, who many believe should have lost to Gustafsson. Jones is staring at the floor while Conor McGregor...

Nov 22, 2014 5:05 am

Edgar: ‘It would be a shame if someone else took the title from Aldo’

Frankie Edgar is currently gearing up for his UFC Fight Night 57 main event bout against Cub Swanson tonight, a bout which could potentially have title implications. Leading up to the bout, Edgar knows he needs a dominant win in order to get a title shot against Jose Aldo in a stacked featherweight division. He...

Nov 22, 2014 5:04 am

Bobby Green – Why I Fight

To get ready for UFC Fight Night Austin tonight, the UFC has released this video of lightweight Bobby Green, who will be fighting Edson Barboza in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 57. The video is titled: ‘Why I Fight – Bobby Green’

Nov 22, 2014 5:03 am

Glory WS star sentenced to four years in jail for drug charges

Kickboxing veteran Hesdy Gerges has been sentenced to 54 months in jail stemming from a 2010 arrest for cocaine charges. Despite Gerges’ 2-2 record in Glory WS, he has compiled a 45-14-1 record throughout his 11 year career, and notched wins over Anderson Silva (Not the Anderson Silva), kickboxing legend Badr Hari, and Daniel Ghita...

Nov 22, 2014 5:03 am

Joe Rogan comedy special debuts on Comedy Central

Last night, UFC commentator Joe Rogan’s comedy special ‘Joe Rogan: Rocky Mountain High’ debuted on Comedy Central. The special marked the third special of Rogan’s that has appeared on Comedy Central in Rogan’s 20 year comedy career. He spoke to UFC.com about the special. “It’s hard for me to tell because I’m so close to...

Nov 22, 2014 5:02 am

Camus defends Roufusport: “It’s a great gym”

Chico Camus is the latest fighter to defend Duke Roufus’ gym, Roufusport, from allegations by former students, fighters, and instructors in the wake of Dennis Munson Jr.’s death. In preparation for his flyweight debut against Brad Pickett tomorrow night at UFC Fight Night 57, Camus returned to Roufusport to train at the gym he left...

Nov 22, 2014 5:01 am

Koscheck vs. Magny targeted for UFC 184

Josh Koscheck is eyeing a return to the Octagon after over a year away from the UFC. Koscheck, who most recently found himself as an analyst on Fox Sports 1, turns 37 this month, and is looking to return to the UFC in February at UFC 184 to face Neil Magny. MMAJunkie received the news...

Nov 21, 2014 6:46 pm

Jon Jones filming ‘Beats By Dre’ commercial

UFC light heavyweight kingpin revealed to his fans that he’s currently shooting a commercial for the renowned headphone company ‘Beats by Dre’. Check out the champ’s announcement below. Behind the scenes at my first @beatsbydre commercial. So grateful to be a part of such an amazing company #youcantelleveryone #breakingdownwalls @driemknight on the photo bomb #Grateful...

Nov 21, 2014 6:41 pm

Felice Herrig discusses bitter rivalry with Randa Markos

On this week’s episode of The Ultimate Fighter, Felice Herrig lost via keylock armbar to Randa Markos in the first round (See highlights HERE). The majority of the episode however, dealt with the bitter feud between Herrig and Markos. Whereas most feuds are settled after the bout, fellow Team Pettis fighter Carla Esparza called out...

Nov 21, 2014 6:28 pm

Weigh-in results: Algieri makes weight on second try in Macau

Gearing up for tomorrow night’s title bout for the WBO super lightweight title, Manny Pacquiao and Chris Algieri weighed in, where both fighters made weight, and then had a staredown. Chris Algieri missed weight on his first attempt, but made weight on his second attempt. Manny Pacquiao on the other hand made weight the first...

Nov 21, 2014 6:15 pm

Schilling: “I think I can be a Bellator champion in two years”

Fresh off his impressive KO win over Melvin Manhoef at Bellator 131, Joe Schilling is confident that he can become the Bellator champion in 2 years. In the bout, Schilling surprised fans by demonstrating a solid ground game after being dropped by Manhoef. The ground game proved to Schilling, and many, that he has what...

Nov 21, 2014 5:51 pm

TWITTER BEEF: Conor McGregor and WWE star Sheamus trade barbs

Conor McGregor and WWE star Sheamus have been going back and forth on Twitter for the better part of the day. The feud appears to have ended, with Sheamus ending the feud by relating to their shared Irish heritage. ok @SInowLIVE @ufc @TheNotoriousMMA, Conor wins. I don't hit featherweights or shoeshine boys. Mouth off to...

Nov 21, 2014 3:20 pm

REPLAY! UFC Fight Night 57 weigh-ins

In case you missed the UFC Fight Night 57 weigh-ins earlier today, you can re-watch the event below. Get the official weigh-in results HERE, and see the staredown photos HERE.