775 Search Results for frank mir

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...

Feb 28, 2012 8:07 am

Big Nog Ahead of Schedule | Back To Training Following Broken Arm (Video)

The always tough and durable heavyweight Nogueira brother dubbed “Big Nog” has returned to training faster than expected following his surgery to repair a broken arm delivered by the fast acting submission of Frank Mir at UFC 140. The incident took place on Dec. 10 just shy of three-months ago and already Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira...

Feb 19, 2012 4:57 pm

BJPENN.COM Heavyweight Top 10 (Updated 02/19/12)

The time to update the BJPENN.COM world rankings is long overdue. There has been a lot of activity in each division and as such we have adjusted our world rankings. Items such as wins, losses, inactivity, retirement and suspensions all play apart in deciding who should be ranked in the top 10. Your most recent...

Feb 7, 2012 5:00 am

Photo's: "Big Nog" Shows Recovery Progress From Broken Arm

Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira broke his arm in his last fight against Frank Mir at UFC UFC 140 when he refused to tap to a Kimura slapped on by Mir. It was a rematch that gave “Big Nog” his second loss to Mir, the first by KO and the second via broken arm submission. Photo’s via...

Feb 4, 2012 12:42 pm

"UFC 143: Diaz vs. Condit" Live Results And Discussion Thread

UFC 143 is set to take place tonight at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. Nick Diaz will face Carlos Condit for the UFC’s interim welterweight title live on pay-per-view. GSP vs. Condit was originally scheduled for the event until a brash Diaz got into the head of GSP with a variety of...

Feb 3, 2012 1:28 pm

Programming Reminder | UFC Primetime Diaz vs. Condit Episode 3 Airs Tonight On FX

The UFC and FX TV are airing the final installment of “Primetime: Diaz vs. Condit” tonight. The UFC “Primetime: Diaz vs. Condit” special takes you inside both camps in anticipation for their UFC 143 welterweight title fight. Airing tonight at 11 p.m. ET/ 8 p.m. PT, the show will be available for replays on FUEL...

Feb 2, 2012 1:25 pm

UFC Sponsor Harley Davidson Giving Diaz vs. Condit Winner Free Motorcycle

Winner of main event gets brand new Harley Davidson Motorcycle As announced by UFC president Dana White, the winner of Saturday night’s main event will not only win the UFC’s welterweight interim title but they will also walk away with a brand new Harley Davidson motorcycle. Official UFC sponsor Harley Davidson is the one behind...

Feb 1, 2012 6:15 am

UFC NEWS | GSP Set To Host Friday’s UFC Fight Club Q&A In Vegas

Heads up UFC Fight Club members headed to Vegas this week for the UFC 143 festivities. As confirmed with event officials, UFC welterweight champion, Georges St-Pierre is set to host the pre-weigh-in Fight Club member Q&A this Friday from the Mandalay Bay Events Center. Doors open at 1 p.m. local time and the welterweight champ...

Jan 30, 2012 2:11 pm

UFC NEWS | Countdown To “UFC 143: Diaz vs. Condit” Airs Tomorrow On Fuel TV

Tomorrow, the UFC and FUEL TV are set to air the Countdown to UFC 143 special tomorrow. Starting at 9 p.m. ET the show will debut tomorrow (Tuesday, Jan 31.) and will replay throughout the week. (check your local listings for replays) While this weekend’s “UFC 143: Diaz vs. Condit” event is also getting the...

Jan 27, 2012 8:43 am

UFC NEWS | Reminder | UFC Primetime Diaz vs. Condit Episode 2 Airs Tonight

The UFC and FX TV are airing “Primetime: Diaz vs. Condit” episode 2 tonight. The second of three installments, the UFC “Primetime: Diaz vs. Condit” special takes you inside both camps in anticipation for their UFC 143 welterweight title fight. Airing tonight at 11 p.m. ET/ 8 p.m. PT, the show will be available for...

Jan 12, 2012 1:35 pm

UFC NEWS – 2011 Salary Report For 337 UFC Fighters

2011 was a hallmark year for the world’s biggest and best Mixed Martial Arts promotion. They expanded to new territories, set record gate and attendance figures and launched a revolutionary TV deal. Safe to say the UFC had a great 2011. In an interesting report from mma-manifesto.com, 337 UFC fighters who fought for the promotion...

Dec 26, 2011 12:50 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC 143's Fabricio Werdum Looking To Finish Roy Nelson

“There’s no easy fight anymore. Everybody knows a little bit of everything: Jiu-Jitsu, Wrestling, Boxing, and Muay Thai. It’s a different time we’re living in. Nelson knocked Cro Cop out, he has a very strong right hand, sharp Boxing, but I’ll impose my rhythm and play by my game plan until I tire him out....

Dec 21, 2011 4:30 am

UFC NEWS – Junior Dos Santos to Host Special Q&A at UFC 141

On Thursday Dec. 29th, “UFC 141: Lesnar vs. Overeem” will host a special Q&A session with UFC heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos prior to weigh-ins at Las Vegas’ MGM Grand Garden Arena. UFC Fight Club members will have access to the UFC’s fan club activities starting at 4 p.m. EST. The Q&A session is available...