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Feb 18, 2013 6:05 pm

Ortiz Responds to Botched Press Conference: Focus is on Cyborg’s Future

Last Friday Tito Ortiz held a press conference to announce the future for the highest-profile fighter he manages, Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos.  He began the press conference reiterating his recent statement that it would be impossible for Cyborg to cut to 135 lbs by having the fighter step onto the scale.  In “fighting shape,” as Ortiz...

Feb 14, 2013 9:56 am

Introducing Cat Zingano: The UFC’s Newest Women’s Star | UFC NEWS

It was recently announced that Cat Zingano has signed a contract with the UFC, and will be fighting opposite Meisha Tate in the second ever UFC Women’s match on the TUF 17 Finale card on April 13 at the Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Many MMA fans are...

Jan 31, 2013 10:44 am

Regional Promotion, U of MMA Returning To Nokia With Full 2013 Line Up | UFC NEWS

Building off a successful run in 2012 at Club Nokia at L.A. LIVE, the University of MMA has set four dates at the venue in 2013. Now rebranded as “University of MMA: Fight Night,” the first event of the year will take place on Sunday, March 3, with subsequent dates in May, August, and December....


Dec 23, 2012 5:07 pm

VIDEO | Metamoris Highlights Feat. Eddie Bravo, Renato Laranja, and BJJ Legends

Metamoris was one of the biggest Brazilian Jiu Jitsu events in the world. Roger Gracie vs. Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida, Andre Galvao vs. Ryron Gracie, Kron Gracie vs. Otavio Sousa, Dean Lister vs. Xande Ribeiro, Kayron Gracie vs. Rafael Lovato Jr., and Jeff Glover vs. Caio Terra were the main attractions of this event. In attendance...

Dec 22, 2012 5:38 pm

VIDEO | Eddie Bravo Radio: EPISODE 1

The debut episode for an all new podcast featuring 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu founder/Brazilian jiu jitsu black belt, Eddie Bravo.

Dec 8, 2012 9:25 pm

Video | UFC on Fox 5 Henderson vs Diaz: Post-Fight Press Conference Highlight

The presser begins with UFC an attendance announcement of 14,412 for a gate of $1,522,600 a complete sell out at Key Arena. Yves Edwards earns Knockout of the Night for his first-round finish of Jeremy Stephens. Scott Jorgensen took home both Submission of the Night and Fight of the Night for his show-opening battle with...

Dec 6, 2012 11:12 am

Exclusive: Jon “War Machine” Koppenhaver Talks to BJPenn.Com Radio

  Jon “War Machine” Koppenhaver has made more noise outside of the cage than inside of it. As a contestant on season six of The Ultimate Fighter Koppenhaver displayed an interesting personality ans showed he could handle himself inside the Octagon. He was released after a first round submission loss to Yoshiyuki Yoshida at UFC...

Nov 13, 2012 3:22 pm

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | Hip Hop Chess CEO Talks BJ, Org, and Challenges MMA Stars

Founded by award wining lecturer and author Adisa Banjoko, the HHCF is dedicated to providing an inclusive setting for individuals to interact, play and develop life strategy skills with people they perceive as mentors. “Despite the school system’s best efforts and intentions, and the efforts of overworked parents, the past generations have suffered from lack...

Nov 1, 2012 11:37 am

Little Known MMA Facts

As a fan, most of our facts come from what we hear on TV and read on the internet. Here are some facts that you may or may not be aware of, about some of MMA’s most well known fighters. At UFC 98, Chael Sonnen defeated Dan Miller by unanimous decision. What most fans don’t...

Oct 15, 2012 12:48 pm

Exclusive | Nam Phan Interview Hijacked by Renato Laranja | UFC NEWS

Nam Phan is a warrior. He is also one of the nicest guys in UFC history. He competed in the UFC’s The Ultimate Fighter Team GSP vs. Team Koscheck reality show and made it to the semi-final round where he lost a razor thin split decision to Michael Johnson. Phan has an official record of...

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...

Oct 10, 2012 11:40 am

Forrest Griffin: Bonnar Is Going To Surprise People This Weekend | UFC NEWS

“I actually think Stephan’s going to surprise some people. I don’t know if he’ll win, but he’ll do well. He’s a big guy, he’s never been, I’ve never seen him be hurt by a punch, let alone knocked out. I don’t think Anderson’s going to want to get too close because Stephan’s a big guy...

Oct 6, 2012 11:54 am

Nick Diaz Says He Will Gladly Fight GSP Tomorrow | UFC NEWS

Nick and Nate Diaz make an unusual media apprearance at Spike’s MMA Uncensored Live answering questions from the media, facebook and twitter fans.  The show put out a poll ‘Who wins the Lightweight Title Fight?’ in the beginning of the show.  The results came back with  18%  Ben Henderson,  82%  Nate Diaz. Nick Diaz time...

Oct 1, 2012 6:42 pm

Exclusive| Invicta FC Spotlight: Katalina Malungahu

Katalina Malungahu is an up and coming fighter whose stock is quickly rising. At 2-0 she is already being heralded as a force to be reckoned with. She is currently being advertised to fight Ediane Gomes on the Invicta FC 3 card. Invicta Fighting Championships will stream its highly-anticipated Penne vs. Sugiyama, world championship 14-fight...

Sep 26, 2012 10:05 am

Undefeated Cat Zingano Rejoins Invicta FC 3 Event, Set To Face Raquel Pennington Oct. 6 | MMA NEWS

In the wake of her canceled Strikeforce debut, undefeated sensation Cat “Alpha” Zingano (6-0) of Denver, Colo. will rejoin the much-anticipated Invicta Fighting Championships women’s Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fight card at Memorial Hall in Kansas City on Saturday, Oct. 6 and battle highly-touted prospect Raquel “Rocky” Pennington (3-1) of Colorado Springs, Colo. in a...

Sep 25, 2012 10:43 am

Joey Beltran vs. Anthony Perosh Booked For UFC on FX 6 | UFC NEWS

A light-heavyweight bout has just been added to the UFC’s sixth-fight-night scheduled on the popular FX cable network. Both Joey Beltran and Anthony Perosh have agreed to face each other in Australia. UFC on FX 6 is set to take place from the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre in Broadbeach, Gold Coast, Australia on...

Sep 19, 2012 10:10 am

VIDEO | Chris Weidman Confused And Dissapointed At Silva vs. Bonnar Booking | UFC NEWS

A dejected Chris Weidman joined UFC Tonight analysts Kenny Florian and Todd Harris to breakdown UFC 153. Weidman was visibly upset by Anderson Silva’s recent actions and is seeking an explanation. Here are some highlights: (Jump to page 2 for the full video interview) “I was a little shocked and confused and a little disappointed....