8473 Search Results for mma news

Dec 26, 2012 11:50 am

Condit Bitter Towards MacDonald Over Rematch After Nearly Defeating Welterweight King

  UFC welterweight Carlos Condit has a lot to be proud of this year. After coming off of a 4-0 winning streak in the past three years, Condit won the interim welterweight championship after a hard-fought decision victory against Nick Diaz at UFC 143. This win granted him a highly anticipated title shot against longtime...

Dec 11, 2012 11:53 am

Rousey Opens as Massive Favorite over Carmouche

Just a few days ago we found out that the newly-crowned UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey is inked-in to make her octagon debut against Liz Carmouche at the freshly announced UFC 157 event on February 23rd, 2013 at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California. The crowning of Rousey, who is coming over to the...

Aug 20, 2012 2:35 pm

Matyushenko In Against Hamill At UFC 152

  Matt Hamill will not have an easy return from retirement as he now faces tough Belorussian veteran, Vladimir Matyushenko at UFC 152 at the Air Canada Center in Toronto, Canada. The UFC’s official Canadian Twitter account announced today that the fight was finalized. Both men are coming off TKO losses to Alexander Gustafsson. For...

Jul 31, 2012 12:02 pm

Jon Fitch to face Erick Silva in UFC 153 | Quick Tweets

UFC 153 on Oct 13 at the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janerio  has Jon Fitch and Erick Silva in a tentative bout – not official just yet.  Walid Ismail, manager for Erick Silva tweets Erick Fight Silva in Brazil, Towards Title @brunoalv79: @dudutatame @WallidJfc damn, this card UFC RIO 3’re very good at HSBC Arena will be...

Jul 10, 2012 5:17 pm

Reevaluating the Blueprint for Anderson Silva | EDITORIAL

  At UFC 148, Anderson Silva met Chael Sonnen in one of the most anticipated grudge matches in UFC history. With great hype surrounding the fight along with the looming question of whether or not Sonnen would be capable of repeating his dominant performance against the champion, the match was highly anticipated by casual and...

Jul 2, 2012 4:26 pm

UFC 148 MIDDLEWEIGHT TITLE MAIN EVENT REMATCH TOO CLOSE TO CALL

When Chael Sonnen challenged Anderson Silva for the UFC middleweight title on August 7, 2010 at UFC 117, he started the fight as a 4-1 underdog. He is the underdog once again for Saturday’s eagerly-awaited UFC 148 rematch, but the odds this time are significantly closer due to Sonnen’s incredible success in the first fight....

Jul 1, 2012 10:10 pm

UFC Vet Joe Stevenson Loses To TUF : Live Contestant Dakota Cochrane Via Submission

By Jamie McAllister Former UFC Lightweight contender Joe Stevenson lost his first fight since being released by the UFC. Stevenson lost the bout to The Ultimate Fighter: Live contestant Dakota Cochrane in the second round via submission at Resurrection Fighting Alliance 3 in Kearney, Nebraska. Since losing in his title challenge at UFC 80 to...

Jun 26, 2012 11:26 pm

After Failing To Agree Terms With UFC Bibiano Fernandes Signs With One FC

  By Jamie McAllister Bibiano Fernandes signs with One FC.  After Dream went bust the UFC had announced that verbal agreements were in place with Fernandes and a potential debut at UFC 149 was even talked about. Then a few days later the Brazilian was off the card firstly reported that it was due to...

Jun 19, 2012 3:40 pm

Jon Jones Sentencing for DWI Postponed

Light Heavyweight UFC Champ Jon ‘Bones’ Jones  was scheduled to appear in court today to face sentencing for a DWI arrest on May 26.  Binghamton Press & Sun Bulletin reports Jones had his court date postponed and is rescheduled for July 3rd.  Jones is required to take part in an alcohol abuse and dependency assessment...

Jun 18, 2012 9:28 am

Bellator Signs Wrestling Phenom Shawn Bunch

By Jamie McAllister Bellator signs wrestler Shawn Bunch the news comes directly from Bellator.com Bellator Fighting Championships have agreed terms with decorated amateur wrestler Shawn Bunch. The former Olympic qualifier is now turning his attention solely toward Mixed Martial Arts and a future Bellator Bantamweight tournament. “I’ve had my sights set on Bellator for a...

Apr 11, 2012 12:09 pm

VIDEO | CFA Throws Their Ring Girls In The Mix With This Body Painting Video

So I’ve done it again. I bring to you today another shockingly entertaining video about MMA ring girls, this time it’s brought to you by the guys at the Championship Fighting Alliance. Their staff of ring card girls by themselves is a wonder to look at, but combine them with the amazing process of getting...

Feb 29, 2012 1:34 pm

International Scene | Magnificent seven sign with Cage Warriors

CAGE WARRIORS has added seven more top class fighters to its roster on multi-fight deals. Mats Nilsson, Matteus Lahdesmaki, Diego Gonzalez, Brett Bassett, John Michael Sheil, Pavel Kusch and Vladimir Katyhin have all committed to fighting exclusively for the organisation for the foreseeable future. Nilsson (8-1-1), a 28-year-old Swedish middleweight, impressed by defeating ex-UFC fighter...

Feb 29, 2012 9:06 am

International Scene | CWFC Fight Night 4: Harris v Dyer Booked For Dubai

PHIL ‘BILLY’ HARRIS will make a swift return to Cage Warriors action when he takes on Casey Dyer (pictured) at CWFC Fight Night 4 in Dubai on March 16. Harris (20-9-0-1nc), of Gym 01 in Portsmouth, had an impressive first round win against Canadian flyweight Remi Morvan at Cage Warriors 46 in Kiev last Thursday,...

Feb 19, 2012 6:33 pm

Fan Q&A With BJPENN.COM’s Corissa Furr

For the past couple of months we have been featuring the lovely and talented Corissa Furr on BJPENN.COM. Over this course of time I have noticed the huge response she is getting from our readers here and as such we are opening the floor for you guys to ask questions to BJPENN.COM’s newest team member....

Feb 14, 2012 8:17 am

HAPPY VALENTINES DAY FROM BJPENN.COM

All of us here at BJPENN.COM would like to wish everyone a happy Valentines day today. Spend it with your loved ones or for the fellas without that special someone today, enjoy this amazing photo of BJPENN.COM’s Corissa Furr. (sorry ladies, I don’t have anything for ya this year! but you can always check out...

Jan 29, 2012 2:23 pm

Grappling Spotlight | Keenan Cornelius Makes Waves In Rise To World Champion Status

We are taking a step back today from our regular mainstream MMA news coverage to bring to light the phenomenal rise of Keenan Cornelius in the grappling world. Keenan is son to Tom Callos. That’s right the same Tom Callos who regularly contributes here on BJPENN.COM and the same Tom Callos that introduced our very...

Sep 20, 2011 2:25 pm

UFC Fight Night 25 Garners 1.8 Million Viewers

Last Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 25 in New Orleans did fairly well ratings wise. The event drew an average of 1.8 million viewers (a 1.2 household rating) and peaked with nearly 1.95 million viewers on Spike TV, officials announced today. Unsurprisingly the event was the number one rated program on cable in its timeslot among...

Sep 5, 2011 5:15 pm

Josh Koscheck Accepts Short Notice Fight Against Matt Hughes

“Oh ya 19 days then or something like that!!!! Either way it looks like I am in to fight matt Hugh if he takes it????” Josh Koscheck has posted via his Twitter that he’s accepted the fight against Matt Hughes at UFC 135 in place of Diego Sanchez, after Sanchez was forced to pull out...