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Sep 5, 2014 9:45 am

Justin Bieber Awarded Purple Belt Under Eddie Bravo

Pop Music Sensation, Justin Bieber has just earned his 10th planet purple belt under Eddie Bravo. Congrats Justin! Caption: A huge congrats to Justin on his 10p purple belt, #believe #neversaynever

Sep 3, 2014 4:02 pm

Tito Ortiz Awards This Fighter His 2014 ‘B!tch Boy Of The Year’ Award

Bellator MMA’s Tito Ortiz has found a new rival over at his fighting home of Bellator MMA ,and he’s coming out swinging on the web. Check it: #BitchBoy of the year. http://t.co/Ke5XHchqib — Tito Ortiz (@titoortiz) September 2, 2014 UFC hall-of-famer Stephan Bonnar is Bellator MMA’s latest acquisition and was event sent by Dana White...

Aug 29, 2014 8:02 am

WSOF To Launch Amateur Series, Will Award Pro Contracts

Big news for Amateur MMA fighters, the World Series Of Fighting plans to launch an amateur division in 2015 to showcase amateur fighters and build up the future of the sport under the WSOF banner. With the amateur division comes pro contracts as rewards according to WSOF President Ray Sefo. Sefo spoke with MMAJunkie about...

Aug 8, 2014 1:34 pm

Combate Americas Becomes First Fight Program To Win Major TV Award

Combate Americas, the first U.S. Hispanic Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) sports franchise created by Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) co-founder Campbell McLaren to serve the nation’s fastest growing demographic, made history with its competition reality series on Friday, August 1, becoming the first fight-themed program ever to win a major television honor at the 29th annual...

Jul 17, 2014 6:45 am

Ronda Rousey First In MMA To Win ESPN ESPY Award

Last Night, UFC Bantamweight champion, Ronda Rousey became the first MMA Fighter to win an ESPN ESPY award. The fast rising super-star, failed to win best fighter, but picked up best female athlete of the year before the night’s conclusion. Here’s her winning:

Jun 24, 2014 1:47 pm

Three UFC Champions Nominated For ESPY Awards

UFC Women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, UFC Middleweight champion Chris Weidman, and UFC Light heavyweight champion Jon Jones are all up for 2014 ESPY awards. Ronda Rousey was nominated for two awards in the category of “best female athlete” and “best fighter”. Chris Weidman was nominated for the “best upset” category with his back to...

Feb 8, 2014 12:23 pm

2013 World MMA Award winners

The 2013 World MMA Award winners were announced yesterday during a black-tie ceremony at the Venetian and Palazzo Resort, Hotel & Casinos in Las Vegas. UFC heavyweight contender Travis “Hapa” Browne took home a pair of the evenings awards, including the fan voted “Breakthrough Fighter of the Year,” as well as the award for “Comeback...

Dec 10, 2013 7:29 am

6th Annual ‘Fighters Only’ World MMA Awards Set For Vegas, Feb. 7

The sixth annual Fighters Only World MMA Awards returns to Las Vegas early in the New Year, and once again it’s destined to be the most anticipated red carpet event on the mixed martial arts calendar. With a few more weeks still to go, 2013 has already been arguably the most exciting, dramatic and successful...

May 15, 2013 11:18 am

Bryan Caraway Awarded Healy’s Stripped Bonus Money

After an odd sequence of events following a positive marijuana drug test from UFC lightweight Pat Healy, Bryan Caraway will now receive the post fight bonus that Healy was stripped of.  Healy announced recently that he failed his drug test from UFC 159, and the UFC proceeded to suspend Zuffa’s new exciting lightweight 90 days,...

Feb 12, 2013 12:11 pm

Dana White Receives Honorary Award In Dublin, Suffers Meniere’s Attack At Ceremony

DUBLIN: @danawhite suffered a bad attack during the Trinity award ceremony, thx for support & understanding, we’ll be back soon, luv u guys — Nick the Tooth (@nickthetooth) February 12, 2013 UFC president Dana White is in Dublin, Ireland this week to receive an honorary award from Trinity College. Yesterday, Dana he arrived in Dublin...

Oct 30, 2012 10:19 am

World MMA Awards Announces This Years Nominees: VOTE NOW | MMA NEWS

It’s time to roll out the red carpet and get suited and booted, as the 5th Fighters Only World MMA Awards returns to Las Vegas. After 12 months of outstanding action in the world of MMA, the fifth annual Fighters Only World Mixed Martial Arts Awards arrives to bestow some of the planet’s best fighters...

May 19, 2012 8:10 am

Chael Sonnen Wins Jim Rome's 2012 Smack-Off Award | UFC NEWS

By Jonathan Kirschner Chael Sonnen was recently featured on the Jim Rome Radio Show and took place in the annual “Smack-Off” competition. The “Smack-Off” is a contest where Rome provides a platform for listeners of the show to call in and speak their mind and give their best smack talk while Rome and other show...

May 4, 2012 2:49 pm

The BJPENN.COM Best Of MMA 2012 (So Far) Awards!

By :Jonathan Kirschner Everybody likes awards. Whether it is best of the best or worst of the worst, it is always important to identify what one event stood above the rest. 2011 was a memorable year for many reasons. Dan Henderson and Shogun Rua easily had the best fight of the year with their five...

Feb 18, 2018 6:53 pm

The MMA community reacts to Sage Northcutt’s controversial win at UFC Austin!

The MMA community reacts to Sage Northcutt’s controversial win at UFC Austin! Sage Northcutt (10-2 MMA) picked up win number ten of his mixed martial arts career by defeating Thibault Gouti at tonight’s UFC Fight Night event in Austin, Texas. “Super Sage” and Gouti battled for the full fifteen minutes and after three rounds of...

Feb 18, 2018 4:31 pm

UFC Fight Night Austin Results: Lucie Pudilova defeats Sarah Moras (Highlights)

UFC Fight Night Austin Results: Lucie Pudilova defeats Sarah Moras A women’s strawweight scrap between Sarah Moras and Lucie Pudilova kicked off tonight’s UFC Fight Night Austin prelims on FS1. Pudilova scored a knockdown over Moras in the opening round but Sarah showed her toughness and locked in an amrbar submission late in round one....

Feb 18, 2018 8:11 am

Heather Hardy responds to backlash after her “boring” win over Ana Julaton

On Friday night, on the main card of Bellator 194, Heather Hardy returned to the Bellator cage to battle fellow boxing transplant Ana Julaton in a mixed martial arts bout. After three rounds, Hardy was awarded a unanimous decision win over her rival. Regrettably, Hardy’s win over Julaton was met with widespread criticism, as many...

Feb 15, 2018 6:33 am

CM Punk pegged as big betting favorite in potential MMA bout with Floyd Mayweather

Yes, you read that headline correctly. And yes, it is a ridiculous headline. But the fact is that we suddenly live in a world where undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather and former professional wrestling star CM Punk might just clamber into the cage together for a weird throwback to the halcyon days of legal groin...

Feb 11, 2018 8:33 am

Dana White confirms Yoel Romero’s next move

On Saturday night, in the headliner of an action-packed UFC 221 card, former Olympic silver medalist Yoel Romero authored one of the finest victories of his incredible career thus far, knocking out former UFC and Strikeforce champion Luke Rockhold with a savage third-round volley. With this win, Romero positioned himself at the front of the middleweight contender...

Feb 4, 2018 7:15 am

MMA community reacts to Lyoto Machida turning back the clock against Eryk Anders

Last night, in the main event of the UFC’s anticipated stop in Belem, Brazil, former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida attempted to rebound from a string of stoppage losses opposite dangerous undefeated prospect Eryk Anders. Though Anders certainly didn’t make it easy for him, Machida ultimately earned his first win since December of 2014...

Jan 31, 2018 6:23 am

Douglas Lima explains why he deserves immediate rematch with Rory MacDonald

On January 20, in the co-main event of the absolutely stacked Bellator 192, former UFC welterweight title challenger Rory MacDonald captured the Bellator welterweight title with a fun, and very competitive decision win over the dangerous Douglas Lima. While MacDonald’s win was certainly impressive, not everyone agreed with it. In the eyes of some fans,...