556 Search Results for kickboxing

Nov 28, 2013 2:01 pm

Report: UFC Heavyweight Del Rosario On Life Support, Not Expected To Live Past Tomorrow

Unfortunately for his family, friends and MMA fans around the world, UFC heavyweight Shane Del Rosario has taken a turn for the worse since being admitted into the hospital following a Tuesday morning Catastrophic Cardiovascular Collapse. No official word from the family has been given at this time, however BJPENN.COM has confirmed through sources that...

Nov 26, 2013 7:51 am

Pascal Krauss vs. Adam Khaliev added to UFC on FOX 10 card

Following an initial report by the Chicago Sun Times, UFC officials announced today that a new bout has been added to the card of UFC on Fox 10: Henderson vs. Thomson. The Russian invasion is ongoing as undefeated Russian kickboxer Adam Khaliev faces off in his UFC debut against Pascal Krauss (pictured). UFC on Fox...

Nov 25, 2013 10:02 am

.gif | Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather Shows Up At Glory 12 In NY

BJPENN.COM was in attendance during Saturday night’s Glory 12 event in New York. During the kickboxing event none other than boxing great, Floyd Mayweather Jr., turned heads as he walked into the arena to enjoy the epic night of fights. Here’s ‘Money’: (.gif cred goes to Zombie Prophet)

Nov 20, 2013 9:25 am

Cro Crop says all respect for the Emelianenko brothers has gone

Many would agree that MMA and kickboxing legend Mirko ‘CroCop’ Filipovic is not the fighter he once was. In his last fight he tapped to a neck crank from Alexey Oleinik at Russia’s Legend 2. The result had fellow icon, Fedor Emelianenko, criticizing ‘Cro Crop’, saying: “Something happened to him. And he does not have...

Nov 13, 2013 12:18 pm

Hendricks Says He Hasn’t Had To “Showcase” His Whole Skillset Until Now

“It’s a feeling,” Johny Hendricks said when asked why he thinks he’ll be the man to dethrone UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre this Saturday.  “It’s that desire, that want.  It’s something inside of me that you can’t explain.”   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA If there is one consistency in MMA, it is the regularity with...

Nov 12, 2013 12:59 pm

EXCLUSIVE (Part 1) | Cat Zingano on Alexis Davis: “I Really Don’t Find Her a Threat”

“The idea got thrown out there for Alexis to come up and take that spot,” Cat Zingano told BJPenn.com Radio about possible UFC women’s bantamweight contender Alexis Davis, “but realistically I haven’t heard that’s going to be the case.”  Following Davis’ impressive win over Liz Carmouche, there has been talk that the injured Zingano may...

Nov 4, 2013 10:55 am

EXCLUSIVE | Two Epic Hours With Bas Rutten Part 2 | Late Night Cage Side Radio

In our second installment of the incredible interview with Bas Rutten on Late Night Cage Side Radio, we focus solely on MMA and we continue to extract what we can, like a sponge, from the well of knowledge that is “El’ Guapo.” Bas is famously known for brining popularity to the phrase “liver shot,” and...

Oct 31, 2013 10:23 am

Peter Aerts Final Fight Against Rico Verhoeven Set for Glory 13 in Japan

(Verhoeven, bottom, center, in poster for Glory 11 in NYC)   Kickboxing legend, Peter Aerts (105-31-1) will be retiring from the sport following an upcoming bout with Glory heavyweight champion, Rico Verhoeven (42-7-1) at Glory 13 in Tokyo, Japan. The fight was announced by Glory’s Managing Director Marcus Luer (@MarcusLuer). Aerts is three-time K-1 Grand...

Oct 23, 2013 12:51 pm

Junior Dos Santos’ Coach ‘Never Considered’ Throwing in Towel at UFC 166

  At UFC 166, Junior dos Santos (right) suffered incredible damage during a nearly five-round fight against UFC heavyweight champion, Cain Velasquez.  Despite dos Santos’ battered face and significantly slowed demeanor in the cage, the fighter’s jiu jitsu coach said he ‘never considered throwing in the towel.’   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA Yuri Carlton is...

Oct 19, 2013 11:18 am

UFC 166: Velasquez Coach Says JDS Will Not Win A Single Round Tonight In Main Event

The American Kickboxing Academy (AKA) in San Jose, California, is one of the premier MMA training centers in the world. Not only do they house the UFC Heavyweight champion, but they also have the likes of Gray Maynard, Josh Thomson, Luke Rockhold, Daniel Cormier and many other great fighters in their ranks. Part of what...

Oct 15, 2013 10:40 am

Gilbert Melendez Says Right Fight Would Bring Nick Diaz Out Of Retirement

Retired UFC welterweight fighter, Nick Diaz has been sitting idle since his decision loss to Georges St-Pierre at UFC 158 this past March. The former Strikeforce welterweight champ and on-again-off-again middleweight fighter has said he will never fight again. His team Gracie teammate and UFC lightweight contender, Gilbert Melendez, has taken to the UFC 166...

Oct 12, 2013 4:39 pm

‘GLORY 11: Chicago’ Main Card Play-By-Play and Live Results

Tonight from the Sears Centre in Chicago, Glory Kickboxing debuts on Spike TV with ‘Glory 11: Chicago’! Tune in here starting at 9:00 p.m. ET for our blow-by-blow coverage and results. Readers: Do you think GLORY KICKBOXING has what it takes to make it big in America? Will SPIKE TV help them out? Let us...

Oct 12, 2013 11:47 am

Cain Velasquez Bringing Aggressive Style To Stop JDS At UFC 166

There has only been one man to defeat the UFC’s heavyweight champion of the world. That man is former champion, Junior dos Santos. Marred with controversy, an injured Cain Velasquez entered the cage for the UFC on FOX 1 main event and lost quickly due to the vicious striking prowess of Junior dos Santos. The...

Oct 4, 2013 10:07 am

QUICK TWITT | Cain Velasquez Receives His Blackbelt

Yesterday was belt promotion day over at the world-famous American Kickboxing Academy. UFC middleweight contender Luke Rockhold received his blackbelt alongside UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez and UFC heavyweight contender, Daniel Cormier, was promoted from white to brown. Here’s some footage from their promotions via twitter: Brown Pride, black belt – congrats to champ @CainMMA...

Sep 26, 2013 10:16 am

VIDEO | Fightland: Javier Mendez

Leader of the world renowned American Kickboxing Academy, Javier Mendes, took some time to talk about his team with the good guys over at Fightland.

Sep 25, 2013 2:19 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Josh Thomson Talks Upcoming Title Fight Against Anthony Pettis

Josh Thomson, who is coming off an impressive TKO victory over Nate Diaz, will be facing newly-crowned UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis at UFC on FOX 9 in December.  When UFC President, Dana White, places the belt on Thomson, the fighter says he won’t be able to contain himself and that he’s ‘going to pick...

Sep 24, 2013 11:55 am

Dominick Cruz: ‘I know I can beat Renan Barao’

“I’m a mixed martial artist. I can fight with him anywhere. I look at it as a chess match, literally. Renan Barao plays chess when he’s in there. I play chess when I’m there. The most impressive part about Barao is the way that he mixes things up. He’s constantly shooting, kneeing up the middle,...

Sep 16, 2013 11:22 am

VIDEO | Khabib Nurmagomedov – The road to triumph

Russia’s Khabib Nurmagomedov has been making waves in the UFC’s lightweight division. Now training at the American Kickboxing Academy, the Sambo master has documented his fight preparation and mentality in this short film. Khabib fights Pat Healy this weekend at UFC !65.

Sep 14, 2013 10:14 am

SERIES: Ask a BJJ Black Belt Special Edition: No-Gi Part 2

  In a follow up to his epic no-gi rant, Gracie Jiu Jitsu Black Belt Brian Jones gives his thoughts on no-gi and gi based jiu jitsu. View the epic video for Part 1 HERE Why is it that no-gi doesn’t have an accepted belt system? There isn’t an accepted belt system in no-gi because you don’t...

Sep 10, 2013 10:29 am

VIDEO: Ask a BJJ Black Belt Special Edition: Epic No-Gi Rant!

In the latest edition of Ask a BJJ Black Belt, Gracie Jiu Jitsu Black Belt Instructor Brian Jones unloads on no gi practitioners. Jones fires away at everything from belts, BJJ lineage and history, and no gi in general. This is a must listen if you practice jiu jitsu. Brian Jones has been studying martial...