630 Search Results for award

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...

Dec 5, 2017 11:06 am

Max Holloway chimes in on his social media squabble with Conor McGregor

Max Holloway didn’t blink twice to give Jose Aldo an immediate rematch after his originally scheduled UFC 218 featherweight title fight matchup with Frankie Edgar fell through. Holloway repeated his success against Aldo in their rematch over the weekend in nearly the same fashion, finishing who he considers one of the greatest fighters of all...

Dec 3, 2017 4:58 pm

PHOTO | The classic “Hospital Photo” lives on with Yancy Medeiros and Alex Oliveira

Last night’s UFC 218 pay-per-view event in Detroit delivered in a big way with some incredible performances and jaw dropping finishes. Arguably the best “fight of the night” came on the cards prelims when welterweights Yancy Medeiros and Alex Oliveira went to absolute war inside the octagon. After two rounds of back and forth action,...

Dec 3, 2017 1:45 pm

Dana White explains why he is giving Francis Ngannou an unofficial bonus

Francis Ngannou delivered one of the most memorable one punch knockouts last night at UFC 218 against the always dangerous Alistair Overeem. Despite sending Overeem to the canvas in a state of unconsciousness, Ngannou was not awarded with a “Performance of the Night” bonus. White announced two “Fight of the Night” bonuses that went to...

Nov 24, 2017 8:00 am

VIDEO | Ben Askren Finishes Shinya Aoki in the First Round at Immortal Pursuit

Today at an historic ONE Championship event, Ben Askren leaves MMA for good. His retirement match was against a legend in his own right, grappling wizard and multiple-time former champion, Shinya Aoki. Askren slammed the former ONE lightweight champion Aoki down after he pulled guard, then it was basically all over from there. After some...

Nov 11, 2017 5:32 pm

UFC Norfolk Results: Nina Ansaroff defeats Angela Hill (Highlights)

A women’s strawweight scrap between Nina Ansaroff and Angela Hill kicked off tonight’s UFC Norfolk prelims on FS1. Nina Ansaroff and Angela Hill engaged in a back and forth battle tonight in Norfolk. Both ladies were able to showcase their striking abilities in this one, landing a plethora of different strikes including a few big...

Nov 3, 2017 9:38 am

BREAKING | Champ Champ Conor McGregor Lands on The Cover of EA UFC 3

Love him or hate him, there are simply no arguments against Conor McGregor being the biggest MMA fighter in recent years. What he has accomplished in four short years is nothing short of astonishing. With the new EA Sports UFC 3 dropping, everyone wondered who would be on the cover and it’s not really a...

Oct 29, 2017 6:09 pm

Colby Covington claims to have been threatened by Lyoto Machida backstage

Perhaps the biggest story to emerge from the UFC’s Saturday-night stop in Sao Paulo, Brazil followed Colby Covington’s controversial post-fight speech. In this speech, which occurred moments after he was awarded a unanimous decision win over Demian Maia, Covington referred to Brazil as a “dump,” and the crowd in attendance as “filthy animals.” In an...

Oct 21, 2017 12:31 pm

Artem Lobov hints at retirement following loss at UFC Gdansk

Artem Lobov issued a brief statement shortly following his loss to Andre Fili at today’s UFC Fight Night 118 event in Gdansk, Poland. “The Russian Hammer” says he is not sure if he will continue fighting following his second-straight setback, which dropped his mixed martial arts record to 13-14-1 overall. Check it out: Not sure...

Oct 20, 2017 8:57 pm

Rory MacDonald was not happy with the decision of tonight’s Bellator 185 main event

Gegard Mousasi made his Bellator MMA debut this evening fighting veteran Alexander Shlemenko in the main event of Bellator 185. The top ranked middleweight, Mousasi, had a very solid opening round but was rocked by one overhand left from Alexander which resulted in his right eye swelling closed. The big overhand left from @StormShlemenko that...

Oct 20, 2017 10:52 am

Eddie Bravo Doubles Down on Tony Ferguson Fighting Conor McGregor

It’s basically a waiting game now to see what Conor McGregor decides to do, or who he’s going to fight next. Meanwhile, Tony Ferguson just earned a black belt to go with his interim UFC lightweight title. Unless your carrying a belt, most fighters at the top have a hard time getting an opponent, but...

Oct 19, 2017 5:43 pm

VIDEO | Former Opponent Runs Up on Heather Hardy During Bellator Staredown

Heather Hardy is an MMA promoters dream. She’s an undefeated champion boxer who wanted to jump ship and she’s down to scrap with anybody. Not only can she talk trash, but she also gives an insightful interview and has an incredible backstory. She won her Bellator debut and will look to continue her successful MMA...