MMA News News

Apr 11, 2014 8:03 am

‘UFC Fight Night 39: Nogueira vs. Nelson’ Results

On the opposite side of the globe, ‘UFC Fight Night: Abu Dhabi’, was live on UFC Fight pass this morning. Starting at 9:15 a.m. PT / 12:15 p.m. ET, today’s fight card featured a heavyweight clash between ‘Bog Nog’ & ‘Big Country’. If you aren’t a UFC Fight pass subscriber, or were stuck in an...

Apr 11, 2014 7:53 am

Weidman Injury Update: Champ Hits Heavy, ‘Juggles’ Family & Rehab (Video)

After successful double-knee surgery, Chris Weidman has to keep his rehab on schedule. The UFC’s middleweight champion has an important date, July 5, with Lyoto Machida. In some recent posting to his instagram, we get an update from the Weidman camp just eight-days after his surgeries. Here’s more:

Apr 11, 2014 7:52 am

GSP: ‘I’ll Have Two Bionic Knees”

UFC legend Georges St-Pierre was nothing but positive following ACL surgery on Wednesday. St-Pierre, who vacated his UFC welterweight title to take a break from competition, tore his left anterior cruciate ligament while at the gym weeks ago in Montreal. GSP has recovered successfully from knee surgery before and he plans to do it again....


Apr 11, 2014 7:45 am

VIDEO | Johny Hendricks Throws A Wicked Fast Ball

UFC welterweight champ, Johny Hendricks, took to the mound and used that killer punching power to toss some fastballs over home plate. Johny throws out the first pitch at the Texas Rangers Game next week.   Enjoy!

Apr 11, 2014 7:36 am

Is Nick Diaz Worth $500,000?

By Connor Woodard The Diaz brothers have never been a pair to shy away from asking for what they believe that they’re entitled to, even if those demands are often rather unrealistic. Sometimes these requests are granted, such as the case of Nick Diaz getting a title shot against Georges St-Pierre, despite coming off of...

Apr 11, 2014 7:33 am

QUICK TWITT | Tito Ortiz Cleared To Fight

Former UFC light-heavyweight champion and current Bellator fighter, Tito Ortiz, has been cleared to fight once again. Check out the HBB’s announcement: News get better and better. Guess who's cleared to fight???? — Tito Ortiz (@titoortiz) April 10, 2014 Me that's who!!!!!! I'mmmmm baaaaack! pic.twitter.com/DjJ27k29Ib — Tito Ortiz (@titoortiz) April 10, 2014

Apr 11, 2014 7:24 am

VIDEO | Lombard Makes A Convincing Case For A Title Shot

Stop the bullshiet and excuses lots of big mouths up there lots talk and no go — Hector Lombard (@HectorLombard) April 10, 2014 Fresh off his UFC 171 win over Jake Shields, Hector Lombard, a top UFC welterweight, is ready for the next step up in the ladder. A shot at Johny Hendricks The ATT...

Apr 11, 2014 7:15 am

Shlemenko Calls Out Tito Ortiz: ‘I will fight you. I will beat you.’

Bellator Middleweight Champion Alexander Shlemenko made a short video yesterday calling out Tito Ortiz for the May 17th Bellator PPV card. Ortiz had JUST announced via twitter that he was officially cleared to fight when Shlemenko respectfully called out the former UFC champ: “Tito Ortiz, you say you want to fight May 17th on the...

Apr 10, 2014 6:50 pm

POLL | Should The UFC Pay The Diaz Brothers More Money?

Nick Diaz wants $500k to return and says he doesn’t even like fighting. Nate Diaz says he’s embarrassed of his pay and wants a new contract or a UFC release. These two brothers are the most popular fighting duo in the sport today. Each man, in his own right, has elite level martial arts skills,...

Apr 10, 2014 6:50 pm

White Says Carano Deserves Title Shot

The reality of Gina Carano facing Ronda Rousey is inching closer and closer to reality. While Rousey told MMAJunkie that she thinks it would be the best fight for women’s MMA, White also said on Wednesday that Carano has a champion’s mentality. White said that if the fight would happen, it would have to occur...

Apr 10, 2014 6:39 pm

VIDEO | Marina Shafir Says She’ll Be Ready For Cyborg Soon

Rapidly making a name for herself, Marina Shafir (pictured, left), Ronda Rousey’s best friend and training partner, is climbing through the MMA ranks in her own right. With an impressive unbeaten run, just like Ronda, Shafir has beaten all five of her opponents in the first round via armbar. Now, in a recent interview, the...

Apr 10, 2014 6:27 pm

Shannon Lee Defends Fathers Character In EA UFC Game

“I think that people who have negative comments [about Bruce Lee’s inclusion in EA Sports UFC] are misguided for the most part,” Shannon Lee told GameSpot this week. “Some people don’t realize that my father was more than just an actor, that he was truly a real martial artist. In a lot of ways more...

Apr 10, 2014 6:14 pm

Three Reasons Nick Diaz Deserves To Get Paid

UFC president Dana White recently talked about a failed attempt at getting welterweight, Nick Diaz, back into the cage. White said that he contacted Diaz and offered him a fight with Hector Lombard, but Diaz did not respond saying if he accepted it or not. The elder Diaz brother then gave his side of the...

Apr 10, 2014 6:05 pm

POLL RESULTS | Who’s Most Likely to Retire With The Belt?

In our latest poll on BJPENN.COM we asked you guys who you think will retire with their UFC strap? The UFC currently has nine champions. Out of those nine, 27% of you felt like Cain Velasquez was the man up to this rare task. All the champs got love, but after nearly 9,000 votes, Cain’s...

Apr 10, 2014 4:15 pm

Clay Guida: ‘Right now is a dangerous time for anyone I fight…’

UFC featherweight Clay Guida may have lost some fans in recent fights due to the lack of action, but he is now claiming to be as dangerous as ever. In a recent interview with Brett Okamoto of ESPN, Guida admitted to having a tough time watching a handful of his fights go to the judges’...

Apr 10, 2014 3:46 pm

Chris Weidman: I’ll be ready by July

On Monday, rating UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman underwent successful surgery on both of his knees. The “All American” is scheduled to defend his title against former light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida at UFC 175 this July. Many fans and media members have had their doubts regarding whether or not Weidman will be fully recovered and ready...

Apr 10, 2014 3:20 pm

Dan Hardy rips U.S health-care system

Former UFC welterweight title challenger Dan “The Outlaw” Hardy has not fought inside the octagon since a September of 2012 win over Amir Sadollah, due to medical reasons. The British star was diagnosed with Wolff-Parkinson syndrome, a heart condition which can lead to an accelerated heart beat for periods at a time. While many thought...

Apr 10, 2014 10:51 am

Bisping Wants Title Shot With Win Over Kennedy

“I think it certainly puts me right up there at the top of the list,” said Bisping as transcribed by Sherdog. “Obviously Vitor … I’m not sure what’s going on with the Nevada commission, but I think Vitor’s out for a little while, so forget about him. Obviously Machida is fighting for the belt and...

Apr 10, 2014 10:47 am

Renan Barao Admits Fight Finishes Are Going To Be Less Frequent

Twenty-five minute bantamweight title fights. Get used to them. Renan Barao, the UFC’s 135 pound kingpin, recently addressed the Brazilian Press with thoughts of decisions. “I think so because it’s hard when you are the champion. All eyes are on you, the other athletes are studying your game. Sometimes you win a fight and people...

Apr 10, 2014 10:38 am

Mark Hunt And Brendan Schaub Engage In Twitter Beef

According to our sources, the UFC has been looking to put together a heavyweight bout between Brendan Schaub and Mark Hunt. The promotion was hoping to bring the duo to their New Zealand debut, but Hunt, still injured, was unable to accept the bout due to timing. Still though, California’s Brendan Schaub took the news...

Apr 10, 2014 10:27 am

Robbie Lawler Responds To ‘Patty Cake’ Matt Brown

Following his failed bit at the UFC’s welterweight title, Robbie Lawler went on the defensive during last night’s UFC Tonight. Just a few days ago, Matt Brown came out talking about how Hendricks and Lawler played Patty Cake and didn’t really try to fight. And with that, Lawler responded with the following: “I was hittin’...