756 Search Results for frank mir

May 16, 2012 4:55 am

"Cigano is better in the stand-up and on the ground," Say JDS Coach | UFC NEWS

By Jamie McAllister Yuri Carlton Junior Dos Santos BJJ coach in an interview with TATAME. Carlton comments on Junior’s Jiu-Jitsu skills and feels he may be better than Mir on the ground. “I am positive that Cigano’s Jiu-Jitsu is better. He trains with the Best guys in Brazil: Minotauro, Minotouro, Anderson, Demian, just to name...

May 15, 2012 6:46 am

Junior Dos Santos: I Have Never Taken Anything, I'm The Real Champ

On a recent edition of “The MMA Hour”, UFC Heavyweight Champion Junior dos Santos opened up more about his champion status, fighting clean fighters, and never using PEDs. “I don’t know exactly what happened with Alistair Overeem, but I don’t care about that. It’s between him and the athletic commission. I think he has to...

May 14, 2012 7:30 am

Bigfoot Silva Compliments Dos Santos BJJ Skills

By Jamie McAllister Antonio Silva in an interview with TATAME. Bigfoot comments on Junior Dos Santos vs. Frank Mir & compliments Junior’s Jiu-Jitsu skills. “It’s complicated. (Nogueira and Mir) fought twice and unfortunately Mir won them both, but he shouldn’t take it personally because when you put your emotions in there it’s when you get...

May 10, 2012 3:07 pm

Exclusive | Kyle Kingsbury on Overeem disappointment, Velasquez, and fight with Teixeira

Kyle Kingsbury is scheduled to face Glover Teixeira at UFC 146 on May 26, 2012. The main event was originally slated to be UFC Heavyweight Champion Junior Dos Santos versus Dutch striker Alistair Overeem. On April 4, 2012, Overeem failed his pre-fight drug test and tested positive for elevated levels of testosterone that exceeded a...


May 10, 2012 2:07 pm

Josh Barnett | "I believe I’m the best heavyweight out there in the world"

By Jamie McAllister Josh Barnett comments in an interview with MMAWeekly Radio. When asked when he would end up in the UFC. “It’s really unimportant. I think all the speculation is good for the people that enjoy the sport and they want to watch, and they want to be a part of that guessing game...

May 7, 2012 8:15 am

Nogueira On Kongo | "I believe I’m better than him, I have more weapons"

By Jamie McAllister Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira in an interview with TATAME. Nogueira comments on his return from injury as well as his next opponent Cheick Kongo & appearing on the Brazilian version of ’Dancing With The Stars’ Firstly on his return from injury and does he currently have any physical limitations. “I don’t have any...

May 4, 2012 2:44 pm

"UFC on Fox 3: Diaz vs Miller" Preview and Predictions

By George Deutsch: UFC on Fox 3 is upon us, and though it may lack star power — other than Josh Koscheck — the card promises to be competitive with title implications involved. Here are my thoughts on what you can expect when the UFC rolls into the IZOD Center in East Rutherford, New Jersey,...

Apr 28, 2012 12:41 pm

The Biggest Loser Of The Overeem Fiasco? No question, Cain Velasquez.

By David Park Earlier this week former heavyweight title contender, Alistair Overeem was officially denied a license to fight in the state of Nevada due to a failed random drug test. Before that though, UFC president Dana White removed him from the main event of UFC 146 against champ Junior Dos Santos. Replacing Overeem is...

Apr 26, 2012 4:24 pm

Recap: Sonnen, Overeem and TRT

By Edward Fernandez: Let’s recap what’s going on. Jon Jones won, he’s going to fight Dan Henderson, an age appropriate TRT user. Should be an interesting fight if Hendo can find his range. Alistair Overeem is out. Dana White says that he is surprised that they gave him such a mild suspension of 9 months....

Apr 25, 2012 4:36 pm

King Mo – "I think I can beat Jon Jones | UFC NEWS

King Mo was recently on TapOut Radio to share his thoughts on the Jones/Evans fight: “Jones used his reach good. Jones did his thing, keeping it at bay. Rashad fought a good 1st, 2nd and the first part of the 3rd round when he came moving forward. He was just getting outworked and out pointed....

Apr 25, 2012 9:00 am

No worries Fans | Overeem will fight again in the UFC!

By Chase Raymond: I know that most people are not giving Alistair Overeem a chance at being back in the UFC. I also know that Dana White is very upset about Overeem’s failed drug test. No worries folks, this is not the first fighter to fail a drug test and return to the UFC. It...

Apr 25, 2012 4:45 am

Big Nog vs. Kongo Added To UFC 149 | UFC NEWS

On the same day Dana White announced that Jose Aldo would likely be coming off the UFC 149 card in Calgary another addition to the card was reported in The Calgary Sun. The Nogueira vs Kongo bout was seemingly leaked to The Sun by anonymous sources and was further endorsed by UFC’s Canadian contingent on...

Apr 23, 2012 5:09 pm

Gonazaga Fills UFC 146, Void Set To Face Roy Nelson | UFC NEWS

By Jonathan Kirschner: The deck has been shuffled and yet another change has been made to the UFC 146 main card. After results from Alistair Overeem’s drug test came back with escalated levels of testosterone (14:1), the hype behind UFC 146 was in jeopardy. Dana White announced on Friday night that Frank Mir would be...

Apr 13, 2012 11:54 am

Poll Results | If Removed, Who Should Replace Overeem at UFC 146?

In our latest polling here at BJPENN.COM we wanted to know who you guys thought deserved a shot at the UFC heavyweight crown if Alistair Overeem is removed from the bout. Several fighters have thrown their name in the hat, but few have actually been considered as viable options. With that being said, it’s always...

Apr 10, 2012 3:20 pm

Hash Tag Rally For Mark Hunt | Why You Should Join The Cause

By Chris Taylor: Trending alert! #RallyforMarkHunt Following last weeks ‘shocking’ or ‘not so shocking’ news that #1 contender Alistair Overeem had indeed failed a random drug test for his bout against current Heavyweight Champ Junior Dos Santos @ UFC 146; the MMA community has been busy debating possible replacements for the Championship bout. Frank Mir...

Apr 10, 2012 1:57 pm

With Overeem Most Likely Out, Now What Makes Sense?

By: Chase Raymond For those of you still stuck some where between 2001 to 2009, let me say this, Fedor Emelianenko has about as much of a chance at stepping in for Overeem as Joaquim Ferreira. Who is Ferreira you ask? He’s the only person to defeat Dos Santo’s back in 2007 in Dos Santos...

Apr 10, 2012 1:47 pm

Brock Lesnar: Believe It Or Not A Success In The World Of MMA

By Josh Long: “The anomaly has returned to Monday Night Raw,” these were the words used by WWE play-by-play man Michael Cole as the former UFC & WWE champion Brock Lesnar made his return to the WWE after rumors of his return had been circulating throughout the internet. It was later announced by many pro...

Apr 9, 2012 5:52 pm

The rally for Mark Hunt – A true underdog story

By Lewis Mckeever: Unless you have been living under a rock for the past few days, I’m sure you’re currently aware of the Mark Hunt situation; the rally for Mark Hunt and his quest for UFC gold. Hunt has been trending on twitter, building an online army of dedicated troops, smashing through Facebook polls and...

Apr 4, 2012 3:02 pm

Overeem Fails Last Week’s Random Drug Test | UFC 146 Main Event In Jeopardy

Last week the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) exercised their right to request urine samples from the six-UFC heavyweights that participated in the UFC 146 pre-fight press conference on Tuesday. Among the men tested was main event fighter Alistair Overeem. He failed. According to the NSAC Executive Director, Keith Kizer, out of the six men...

Mar 29, 2012 11:08 am

"Realist" Cain Velasquez Knew He Wouldn't Stay Undefeated Forever

“I’m a realist. I knew I wasn’t going to go through my career undefeated. That’s how this sport is. People lose. Even the best guys lose. I knew as soon as it was over, I had to pick myself back up and keep going forward. I do have some extra motivation now, for sure, but...

Mar 27, 2012 3:59 pm

UFC 146: Dos Santos vs. Overeem Pre-Fight Press Conference Video Archive

The BIGGEST collection of heavyweight title contenders will be on display this Memorial Day weekend as the Ultimate Fighting Championship presents UFC 146: DOS SANTOS vs. OVEREEM from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday, May 26. In the night’s main event, newly-crowned UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos defends his title...

Mar 27, 2012 11:49 am

Photo: JDS and Overeem Staredown From Today's Press Conference

The BIGGEST collection of heavyweight title contenders will be on display this Memorial Day weekend as the Ultimate Fighting Championship presents UFC 146: DOS SANTOS vs. OVEREEM from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday, May 26. In the night’s main event, newly-crowned UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos defends his title...

Mar 27, 2012 10:02 am

Watch Today's 146: Dos Santos vs. Overeem Press Conference Live on BJPENN.COM (2pm ET)

The BIGGEST collection of heavyweight title contenders will be on display this Memorial Day weekend as the Ultimate Fighting Championship presents UFC 146: DOS SANTOS vs. OVEREEM from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday, May 26. In the night’s main event, newly-crowned UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos defends his title...

Mar 14, 2012 10:52 am

UFC 146 | Struve vs. Hunt Expected As Pay-Per-View Opener In All Heavyweight Line Up

A “Big” card is an understatement if you were to use the adjective to describe the pay-per-view portion of UFC 146. As recently announced by UFC officials, the entirety of the UFC 146 PPV card will feature nothing but heavyweights. The latest addition to the lineup is a previously unannounced bout between Stefan Struve and...