604 Search Results for ufc 137

Nov 3, 2011 11:27 am

Cerrone a future Champ, says former teammate Evans

“I definitely think Cerrone can win the title. I love to watch the way he’s grown in the sport. I remember when he first came to Jackson’s gym; he had absolutely no wrestling at all, like zero wrestling. And his ground was just kind of so-so. He was just all stand-up; he was one of...

Nov 3, 2011 9:19 am

Cesar Gracie: 209 “ese” dialect is needed to get through to Nick

“Well what’s going on is unfortunately for me, I had a mic on and I didn’t realize that or else I wouldn’t have said that. Why did I say it? That’s the language these guys speak. Before the fight, after the weigh-ins, we were told by Joe Silva ‘if you guys want it, you guys...

Oct 28, 2011 11:52 am

BJ Penn: "I dont believe my hype anymore"

I got here to Las Vegas and am ready for my UFC 137 main event fight with Nick Diaz. He’s a great fighter who I respect and I like. Nick and his brother Nate actually came out to help me train for my UFC 101 match against Kenny Florian. We’re not close friends, but both...

Oct 28, 2011 11:43 am

BJ Penn: "This is the new and improved BJ Penn"

A little over a decade ago, Jay Dee “BJ” Penn made his mixed martial arts debut by scoring a 1st round TKO victory over Joey Gilbert at UFC 31. He earned the nickname “The Prodigy” because of his natural in-cage ability that easily had him pegged as the future of the sport. But with youth...

Oct 26, 2011 8:05 am

Cerrone to Siver: “Let's go! Let's fight! Let's get violent”

“I’m gonna go in there and impose my will and do what I do and not worry about what they do. You know, I’m fighting (hesitates) Siver…I don’t care what he’s gonna do. I don’t give a s—. I know what I’m gonna do. I’m gonna get in there and whip his ass so I...

Oct 25, 2011 7:20 am

Cesar Gracie Wants Title Shot For Diaz If He Walks Through Penn

“There’s no question about it that I will ask for [a fight with GSP] if Nick has a tremendous performance and he can finish BJ, I would ask for that. But the biggest thing is if the fans want it. If the fans all ask for that, Dana [White] is a smart guy. He knows...

Oct 24, 2011 8:23 am

GSP on BJ Penn: "At the best of his ability he's the best guy"

“I think BJ Penn will win the fight because I believe he has more skills. If he uses all his set of skills, then BJ Penn will win. But, the thing with BJ Penn is sometimes you don’t know what BJ Penn will show up to the fight. If he’s well prepared or injured –...

Oct 24, 2011 7:37 am

VIDEO: BJ Penn vs. Nick Diaz Pro Picks

Stephan Bonnar, Wanderlei Silva, Manny Gamburyan, Tyson Griffin, Duane Ludwig, Anthony Njokuani, Rafael Cordeiro and Phil Baroni all give their prediction for UFC 137’s main event between Nick Diaz and B.J. Penn.

Oct 20, 2011 11:30 am

BJ Penn In-Depth Interview

Former UFC welterweight and lightweight champion BJ Penn recently took time out of his training schedule to talk with USA Today’s Sergio Non about everything from his past, present and future, including next weekend’s main event bout against Nick Diaz. Below are some excerpts from that interview: (Full Write Up) Q: You had to deal...

Oct 20, 2011 7:59 am

GSP Admits To Crying After Injury

“I knew [the injury] was bad but I thought I had the chance to be 100 percent the night of the fight if I trained light and conserved myself. But the reality was I was not able to recover (fast enough). I want to fight my best when I’m at my best…. I’m not going...

Oct 20, 2011 7:29 am

Brandon Vera: Thiago Silva is a piece of $#!T

“The whole fight [against Thiago Silva] I just kept asking myself, what the hell is going on? Why is this? I train with Phil Davis, Travis Browne, the Noguiera brothers, Junior Dos Santos…I train with some big dudes man and nobody has ever just been able to hold me down you know?… but now that...

Oct 19, 2011 11:48 am

Cancel That, Nick Diaz Shows Up To Conference Call 45-Minutes Late

“I didn’t even know about a call. Nobody called me in the last week or the past couple of days to tell me there was a call. I trained last night, ate went to sleep, woke up and my phone was dead. I didn’t know until my brother told me I was supposed to be...

Oct 19, 2011 7:08 am

Condit: "A fight with anyone else other than GSP doesn't make sense"

“I want to fight next week. It’s in my heart to fight, but logically, I need to be patient. No matter who the opponent was — right now, a fight against anyone other than Georges wouldn’t make sense. I have some small — I wouldn’t even call them injuries — that come from training day...

Oct 18, 2011 7:35 pm

GSP trainer comments on injury

“After he cooled down, I knew he couldn’t fight anymore. I’ve been around, I’ve seen injuries, and I know that that kind of injury is going to take at least two to five weeks of not standing on it for it to be really good (and) sturdy to fight. I don’t know what the medical...

Oct 18, 2011 3:14 pm

Nick Diaz: "BJ is my favorite fighter"

http://youtu.be/pozLJlM4xYQ “He’s my favorite fighter. He’s better than they are, he’s better than everybody. I know where he came from. He came from my school, as far as I’m concerned he came from where I came from and that’s why he’s here.” *Click here for the latest UFC 137 coverage provided by BJPENN.COM

Oct 17, 2011 5:00 pm

Mitrione Feels Dangerous: Ready to take out Kongo in spectacular fashion

“I promise you I’m ready to scrap. I’ve put in so much work. I’m ready, I’m excited, I’m not overtrained. I feel l’m ready to go. I’m going to give a wonderful performance. If Cheick wins, damn good job but I really feel I’m going to give a hell of a run for it. I...

Oct 17, 2011 11:55 am

Gilbert Melendez Talks About His Friend And Teammate Nick Diaz

“Every time you watch Nick Diaz, you’re about to see a fight and you can’t guarantee that with all these matches. A lot of people treat this as a sparring session or they could be a little boring, but when you see Nick Diaz, he’s there to fight and you’re gonna see a full-on exciting...

Oct 15, 2011 8:23 pm

Shane Carwin Has Been Told To Have Surgery Or Retire

“As a man of faith I know that you are never given more burden then you can carry. I feel that the last couple years have tested me in more ways then I have ever imagined. The challenges the being close to greatness and yet so far away has been nothing less then motivating. I...

Oct 14, 2011 3:27 pm

BJPENN.COM Welterweight Top 10 (Updated 10/14/11)

The world top 10 welterweight rankings according to the panel at BJPENN.COM consist of all UFC fighters. GSP is the current UFC welterweight champion and as such gets the number one seat on our rankings system. With his most recent victory over Jake Shields in front of a record breaking audience, he has not only...

Sep 29, 2011 3:33 pm

Reagan Penn Returns To MMA Action November 5 Alongside Other Notables

Just one week after his older brother faces Nick Diaz at UFC 137; Reagan Penn will enter the cage in his second professional Mixed Martial Arts contest. ProElite II is set to go down November 5th from the iWireless Center in Moline Illinois. Five-time Champ Tim Sylvia will meet Pedro Rizzo in the evening’s main...

Sep 13, 2011 2:06 pm

Carlos Condit: I have the mental edge in a lot of my fights.

“He’s human. He’s an incredible fighter and I know some of the best fighters in the world haven’t been able to figure him out, but I’m dangerous. I’m a dynamic fighter. I think I have a lot of ways to win and I also have a mentality and a mental toughness that a lot of...

Sep 12, 2011 3:08 pm

Dana White Comments on Diaz vs. Penn

“To tell you the truth, the excuses he gave me made no sense. You’ve interviewed Nick Diaz before. You know what I’m talking about. But I started thinking about this: This kid is a real fighter and I love the BJ Penn-Nick Diaz fight. He always does show up to fight. We have trouble with...

Sep 9, 2011 3:46 pm

Carlos Condit Still Wants To Fight BJ Penn

“Nah, this title shot has been what I’ve wanted since I started fighting and I would still like to fight BJ. He’s a legend in the sport. I’ve looked up to him for a very long time and that would be a win that I would want on my record. For now, I’ve got to...