73 Search Results for josh samman

Oct 29, 2015 12:39 pm

USADA tests 45 fighters in latest batch including Belfort, Rousey, Cormier and Weidman

In the latest and most extensive batch of drug testing by U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, 45 athletes were tested. Notable fighters tested include UFC Fight Night 77 headliner Dan Henderson, who was tested four times, and his opponent, Vitor Belfort, was tested twice.   UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and her UFC 193 opponent, Holly Holm as well as UFC...

Oct 15, 2015 11:11 am

UFC on FOX 17 Line Up Complete — Here It Is

The UFC lightweight title will be on the line on Dec. 19 at Amway Center in Orlando, Fla., when champ Rafael dos Anjos looks to defend his belt for the first time against the dangerous Donald Cerrone at UFC on FOX 17. This event is set up to be quite the night of fights. Even...

Sep 30, 2015 8:30 am

UFC’s Drug Czar Jeff Novitzky On Diaz’s Suspension: ‘They Got This One Wrong’

The support for UFC fighter Nick Diaz is still coming in and now a major player in the UFC’s new anti-doping program has stepped up and said that the Nevada State Athletic Commission was wrong in handing down a five-year suspension. UFC’s drug czar, Jeff Novitzky, recently spoke with fighter/journalist Josh Samman, via BloodyElbow, and talked...

Sep 20, 2015 7:35 am

UFC and Bellator fighters react to the return of Fedor Emelianenko

Diehard fans of mixed martial arts who have been dreaming of watching Fedor Emelianenko throw down in the octagon let out a collective groan when it was announced he would be fighting in a new Japan-based promotion on New Years Eve. On the bright side, “The Last Emperor” will be returning to the “Land of...

Sep 14, 2015 3:43 pm

NSAC postpones Palhares’ and Magalhaes’ hearings

The Nevada State Athletic Commission were extremely busy Monday evening and will likely continue to be for the coming weeks as they field calls and e-mails for their verdict on the Nick Diaz case. Diaz was dealt a five year suspension for failing his post-fight UFC 183 drug test and was fined 33% of his...

Aug 15, 2015 8:35 am

UFC Middleweight Suspended For Spitting On Opponent

On Thursday, UFC middleweight Caio Magalhaes was issued a temporary suspension pending a hearing on Sept. 14. He will then appear before the commission to answer for a complaint of unsportsmanlike conduct. The event in question is from after his loss to Josh Samman at The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 21 Finale on July 12, 2015....

Jul 13, 2015 1:34 pm

“TUF 21 Finale” Payout Report: Masvidal Earns Six Figures with KO Win

“The Ultimate Fighter: ATT vs. Blackzilians” finale is in the books and the payout report has been released! Jorge Masvidal picked up a big knockout victory over Cezar Ferreira on Sunday night and will be taking home $102,000! Jake Ellenberger is the second biggest earner on the card, but keep in mind that Thompson will...

Jul 12, 2015 9:39 pm

“TUF 21 Finale” Bonus Report: Four Fighters Take Home Extra $50,000

“The Ultimate Fighter” Season 21 Finale is in the books and we have the bonus report! Four fighters took home an extra $50,000— check out who won big! Performance of the Night: Jorge Masvidal Masvidal’s recent trip into welterweight was a smashing success as he ended Cezar Ferreira’s night early with a brutal knockout. Ferreira...

Jul 12, 2015 2:00 pm

“The Ultimate Fighter: ATT vs. Blackzilians Finale” Results

It has been a busy weekend in the world of UFC! Less than twenty-four hours removed from the biggest event of the year, the stars of “The Ultimate Fighter: ATT vs. Blackzilains” will be settling the score in tonight’s finale. Hayder Hassan and Kamaru Usman are set to duke it out in the finals of...

Jul 9, 2015 7:06 am

TUF 21 Finale Complete With 2 Final Bouts

  With the final episode of this seasons Ultimate Fighter airing last night, we now know the final two fights that will take place at the TUF 21 Finale, going down this Sunday. American Top Team chose Hayder Hassan and the Blackzilians went with Kamaru Usman to fight for the big tamale, $300K and the...

Jul 2, 2015 9:24 am

With USADA On Board, This UFC Fighter Asks For Drug Test

UFC fighter Josh Samman wants to be drug tested now! Samman took to social media to ring in the first day of the new UFC drug testing policy by asking USADA to come down to his gym and test him. He showed off his physique and said he wants to be tested for the validation....

May 23, 2015 8:38 am

TUF Finale Gets Doane vs. Sanders

The Ultimate Fighter 21 finale gets another fight added to its card. TUF 21 finale, which takes place on July 12 in Las Vegas will feature a bantamweight fight between Russell Doane and Jerrod Sanders. The card is shaping up to be an exciting one, with these fights already announced for the event. Jake Ellenberger...

Jan 18, 2015 1:55 pm

BOOKING ROUNDUP – UFC Books 9 Bouts For Upcoming Events

As always, the UFC has been incredibly busy creating matchups for upcoming cards, as well as re-arranging bouts due to injuries. Catch up with all of the latest matchmaking happenings with BJPENN.com’s Booking Roundup First up we have Brandon Thatch vs. Stephen Thompson, which will now headline UFC Fight Night Colorado on February 14th. Thatch...

Dec 12, 2014 4:59 am

Makes UFC Return, Gets Called “Salmon”

UFC middleweight fighter, Josh Samman recently made his post-TUF debut with an emphatic headkick KO over his season’s winner, Eddie Gordon. Unfortunately though, the UFC crew mis-pronounced his name, the whole time: My whole career I look forward to getting my fights called by @joerogan and @MFG16 – I get there and they call me...

Dec 8, 2014 2:52 pm

Robbie Lawler tops UFC 181 payroll with $220,000

The UFC 181 payroll is in, and unsurprisingly Robbie Lawler, who left the evening as the champion, was the highest paid fighter on the card, followed by Anthony Pettis and Gilbert Melendez, who were both tied with $200,000. MMAJunkie obtained the payroll from the NSAC. The list is as follows: * indicates $50,000 ‘Performance of...

Dec 6, 2014 2:31 pm

UFC 181 Official Live Results Thread

If you’re unable to watch UFC 181, BJPENN.com has you covered! Check out the live results for the event below! Main Card (PPV – 7 p.m. PT) Johny Hendricks vs. Robbie Lawler Anthony Pettis def. Gilbert Melendez by way of Submission (Mounted Guillotine) 1:53 of Round 2 Travis Browne def. Brendan Schaub by way of...

Nov 24, 2014 11:15 am

Corey Anderson gets last-minute replacement opponent for UFC 181

TUF 19 winner Corey Anderson has received a late replacement for his upcoming fight at UFC 181 on December 6th. Anderson will now be facing undefeated prospect Justin Jones, who will be making his UFC debut at the event. Jones has only been a professional fighter for under a year, and has posted 3 finishes...

Oct 19, 2014 4:41 pm

UFC Confirms Faber vs. Rivera Set To Headline UFC 181 Prelims

The UFC has confirmed that Urijah Faber vs. Francisco Rivera will headline the FOX Sports 1 prelims for UFC 181 on December 6th. The event will be headlined by Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler as the pair will face off for the second time, and Lawler will attempt to avenge his loss to Hendricks and...

Sep 25, 2014 11:33 am

Booking Roundup: Nine New UFC Bouts Made Official

The Ultimate Fighting Championship is constantly booking new bouts for upcoming fight cards. In our latest booking roundup, we bring word of nine new contests. Brad Picket and Chico Camus have agreed to a UFC on FOX 13 scrap. Eddie Gordon will make his first appearance since winning TUF 19, when he steps opposite Josh...