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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 10, 2014 9:40 am

Vitor wins ESPN award for Rockhold knockout

It’s true that Vitor Belfort has a lot on his plate right now as he prepared to face off against middleweight champion Chris Weidman for the title at UFC 173, but “The Phenom” always has time to accept an award for doing what he does best! This past weekend in Burbank, California, Vitor was praised...


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 10:41 am

Paul Walker’s BJJ Trainer Recounts 10-Years Of Training, Decision To Award Black Belt

When news broke of Hollywood star Paul Walker’s death, it left the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu community reeling. Walker was an avid practitioner of the sport, and held a brown belt before his untimely passing. After leaving Walker’s charity event which aimed to raise money for the victims of Typhoon Haiyan, Walker and his friend Roger Rodas...

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...

Jun 27, 2013 2:24 pm

“Bones” and “The Spider” Nominated for 2013 ESPY Awards

By JAKE CHASTAIN | It’s a repeat from last year as once again UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and middleweight champion Anderson Silva were nominated for the “Best Fighter” award for the upcoming 2013 ESPN Espy Awards. The two are joined in the category by boxing nominees Canelo Alvarez, Danny Garcia and, of course, Floyd “Money” Mayweather Jr....

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 15, 2013 10:36 am

Bigfoot Awarded $126,000 Maserati Following Overeem Win | UFC NEWS

In the wake of an impressive come from behind knockout against Alistair Overeem at UFC 156, Antonio Silva has been given a brand new 2013 Maserati GranTurismo. Apparently after resigning with sponsor Sienna Motors of South Florida, Bigfoot was gifted the $126,000 sports car. (Not bad for slapping a logo on your trunks!) Silva dispatched the...

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...

Dec 31, 2012 3:07 pm

BJPenn.com Presents 2012 Women’s MMA Awards Results

  As I always say, a true warrior is not defined by gender or physical abilities. It has nothing to do with what you are but everything to do with who you are. A warrior is an individual that rises up when the majority expects them to fall. A warrior is a competitor that continues...

Dec 28, 2012 1:57 pm

BJPenn.com Presents 2012 Women’s MMA Awards| VOTE NOW

The nominations for the 2012 Women’s MMA Awards presented by BJPenn.com have been submitted and the voting polls are now officially open. To vote, simply email your picks for the categories below to [email protected] or [email protected] Voting will officially close on Dec 31 at 12 am Eastern Standard Time and the winners for each category...

Dec 20, 2012 10:52 am

BJPenn.com 2012 MMA Awards

Here they are. The long awaited BJPenn.com end of year MMA awards. Agree? Disagree? Let us know in the comments sections. Enjoy! FIGHTER OF THE YEAR – Matt Brown Rattling off 4 straight wins on an international stage is an inspiring feat for any fighter, but what makes Matt different than the rest is that he...

Dec 17, 2012 12:41 pm

BJPenn.com Presents: 2012 Women’s MMA Awards Categories

2012 has been a significant year for the female side of mixed martial arts. We saw Olympic bronze medalist Ronda Rousey rapidly rise to super-stardom and become the very first UFC women’s champion. However, as talented and amazing as Rousey is, she shouldn’t be the only female fighter praised this year. Shannon Knapp and Janet...

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...

Jul 12, 2012 1:21 am

UFC on FUEL TV 4 Bonuses And Awards | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister UFC on FUEL TV 4: Munoz vs. Weidman  has passed and we may have a new Middleweight number one contender. The bonus awards for the night are as follows. The knockout of the night went to Chris Weidman the Middleweight contender put in a dominant performance against Mark Munoz. After controlling the...

Jun 27, 2012 3:41 am

Quick Twitt | Joe Rogan Awarded BJJ Black Belt | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister UFC commentator Joe Rogan has been awarded his 10th Planet Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt by Eddie Bravo. The news comes directly from Eddie Bravo’s Twitter account. Joe Rogan also tweeted the following messages from his account @JoeRogan “Thank you all for the kind words re: the black belt. It’s a real honor,...

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...