1110 Search Results for anthony pettis

Mar 22, 2015 12:52 pm

Rafael dos Anjos Is ‘Rewriting UFC History’

  The new UFC lightweight champion, Rafael dos Anjos, recently spoke about winning the title and what it means to bring the belt to Brazil. “I really feel like I am rewriting the history of the UFC by bringing this belt to Brazil. It means everything to me.” As for the fight itself, dos Anjos...

Mar 20, 2015 5:23 pm

Nate Diaz — ‘You guys are made of glass’

Mixed Martial Arts is a rough sport. It’s commonplace for injuries to occur both in the cage, and in training. Such is the case with both the men involved in last weekend’s UFC 185 main event. Anthony Pettis is out six-weeks with a broken orbital bone, and dos Anjos has a broken nose and torn...

Mar 19, 2015 5:11 am

Rafael dos Anjos’ Long Road to The UFC Title (Infograph)

Last Saturday, Rafael dos Anjos shocked the world by beating Anthony Pettis for the UFC lightweight title. Now the good folks over at MMA Infographics have created a little look at his long UFC run to the top Check it: Rafael dos Anjos' long road to the #UFC title. http://t.co/dPdCIpf84t pic.twitter.com/yynGrqmKCP — MMA Infographics (@MMAInfographics) March...

Mar 18, 2015 2:35 pm

Opinion! Most One-Dimensional Champion In UFC History?

The MMA world is still talking about the events that took place at UFC 185, where two champions got dominated and lost their titles. Anthony Pettis lost by getting beat everywhere for twenty-five minutes and Carla Esparza lost by getting punched in the face over and over again until the referee stepped in and stopped...


Mar 17, 2015 11:42 am

Medical Suspensions Report: UFC 185 Edition

The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation has revealed its list of UFC suspended fighters, following last Saturday’s UFC 185 event in Dallas. All combatants will be forced to serve out the minimum term for precautionary reasons, however five men were suspended indefinitely, and will require medical clearance to resume training. UFC 185 took place...

Mar 16, 2015 8:56 am

Cowboy: I’m coming for that belt

Donald Cerrone has gone 14-3 since joining the UFC ranks in February of 2011. Cerrone’s 3 losses have come against Nate Diaz, Anthony Pettis and Rafael dos Anjos. Two of those three men fought in the headlining bout of this past weekend’s UFC 185 event in Dallas (Pettis and dos Anjos). “Cowboy”, like most of...

Mar 15, 2015 4:10 pm

Ben Askren Is Knocking On Johny Hendricks’ Door

Current ONE Championship fighter Ben Askren was in attendance at this past Saturday’s UFC 185. Askren was there to support his teammates Sergio and Anthony Pettis, but that didn’t stop the welterweight from taking some time to call out another fighter on the card. Askren took to Twitter first with a picture of himself standing...

Mar 15, 2015 11:22 am

Pros React To Jedrzejczyk’s Win Over Esparza

Last night at UFC 185 two champions were dethroned. UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis got dominated by Rafael dos Anjos for 25 minutes and womens strawweight champion Carla Esparza didn’t even make it that long, losing to Joanna Jedrzejczyk via TKO in the second round. Check out what the MMA community had to say about...

Mar 14, 2015 11:50 pm

White: Dos Anjos Blew His MCL 2 Weeks Ago, Fought Injured

Not only did Rafael dos Anjos dominate the former champion Anthony Pettis for twenty-five straight minutes, but he did it with a blown MCL! Dana White confirmed the rumors at the start of the UFC 185 post fight press conference. White stated, “Apparently… two weeks ago, Rafael dos Anjos blew out his MCL and fought...

Mar 14, 2015 11:40 pm

UFC 185 Bonus Report: Dos Anjos, Pearson and 2 Others Win Big!

Performance of the Night: Rafael dos Anjos Rafael dos Anjos did the unthinkable and absolutely dominated Anthony Pettis tonight. There was not one point in the fight where Pettis had the upperhand and he was mauled. To be fair, he suffered a busted eye that severely restricted his vision when Dos Anjos landed the very...

Mar 13, 2015 7:10 am

UFC 185 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 4

On episode #4 of UFC 185 Embedded, it’s open workout day in Dallas. Lightweight champion Anthony Pettis trains and stretches outside of the spotlight, while strawweight champion Carla Esparza gets some upscale room service. Strawweight challenger Joanna Jedrzejczyk takes in an evening workout, and lightweight challenger Rafael Dos Anjos predicts a new champion come Saturday....

Mar 13, 2015 6:00 am

Taylor vs. Baroni | UFC 185 Edition

UFC 185 goes down this Saturday night live from the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. The pay-per-view event is headlined by a lightweight title fight featuring current champion Anthony “Showtime” Pettis taking on number one contender Rafael dos Anjos. BJPENN.com’s Chris Taylor recently sat down with former UFC and PRIDE veteran Phil “NYBA” Baroni...

Mar 12, 2015 10:43 am

UFC 185 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 3

On episode #3 of UFC 185 Embedded, Powered by Alienware, the stars of the card converge in Dallas. Lightweight champion Anthony Pettis lands but is missing a bag, while Roy Nelson brings one that’s unmistakably his. Also on site: welterweight Johny Hendricks nimbly parks his big rig; strawweight Joanna Jedrzejczyk books her first title defense...

Mar 12, 2015 10:40 am

UFC 185: Open Workout Highlights

Check out all the highlights from the UFC 185 Open Workouts and hear interview from UFC Correspondent Megan Olivi with Anthony Pettis, Rafael dos Anjos, Carla Esparza, Joanna Jedrzejczyk, and Johny Hendricks.

Mar 11, 2015 10:15 am

UFC 185 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 2

On episode #2 of UFC 185 Embedded, Powered by Alienware, welterweight Matt Brown checks in with his twins and then works out in borrowed gear. In Texas, his opponent Johny Hendricks sticks to his diet during a family meal at his family restaurant. UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis packs alongside his brother — fellow UFC...

Mar 5, 2015 12:20 pm

Wants to be the next BJ Penn

“Me getting that belt was the first goal. Now it’s time to set this legacy in place and make sure people remember my name for a long time. When you look at the lightweight division, the biggest name that sticks out is B.J. Penn. He’s an icon and he’s been around a long time and...

Mar 4, 2015 8:17 am

UFC 185: Extended Preview

Two UFC titles will be on the line at UFC 185 when lightweight champion Anthony Pettis battles top contender Rafael dos Anjos and newly-minted strawweight champion Carla Esparza faces Joanna Jedrzejczyk.

Feb 23, 2015 8:32 pm

Josh Barnett Wishes CM Punk The Best In UFC Career

Since the UFC signed CM Punk, there has been a lot of talk about whether or not the UFC was cheapening its brand by signing a prospect with zero professional, or amateur MMA experience. While there is no timetable for when CM Punk will make his UFC debut, he has been training at Roufusport gym...

Feb 22, 2015 6:40 am

Fans Invited To UFC 184 Fight Week Events

On Saturday, the UFC will hit the Staples Center in Los Angeles for UFC 184, which will be headlined by Ronda Rousey, and Cat Zingano as Zingano looks to dethrone Rousey. Ahead of the event, the UFC has invited fans to the fight-week events in Los Angeles. Below is the information you need to know...

Feb 20, 2015 9:23 am

Finalized! March’s UFC 185 Fight Card Is Set

UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis will put his belt on the line next month in Dallas, when he faces off with number one contender Rafael dos Anjos at UFC 185. In addition to the highly anticipated lightweight fight, UFC 185 will also feature a strawweight title fight between champion Carla Esparza and challenger Joanna Jedrzejczyk....

Feb 16, 2015 7:15 am

CM Punk: “I Think MMA Is Pro Wrestling”

Former WWE champion, turned soon-to-be UFC fighter, CM Punk, is currently gearing up for his UFC debut, which has yet to be announced. Punk has reportedly been training extremely hard at Roufusport gym in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, alongside Anthony Pettis, Ben Askren, Tyron Woodley, and other elite level fighters. Ahead of his UFC debut, Punk revealed...

Feb 16, 2015 6:28 am

CM Punk: ‘Lesnar Offered To Help Me Prepare For UFC Debut’

As we anxiously await the UFC debut of former WWE champion CM Punk, we can only speculate as to when he will make his debut later this year. CM Punk, real name Phil Brooks, is currently training at Roufusport gym in Milwaukee alongside the likes of Anthony Pettis, Tyron Woodley, Ben Askren, and more elite...

Feb 16, 2015 5:02 am

John Dodson: Demetrious Johnson Needs To “Pop”

Demetrious Johnson is arguably one of the best pound for pound fighters in the world, despite that, the flyweight division is often overlooked by many fans. Top ranked UFC flyweight, John Dodson, believes that is because Johnson needs to promote his fights better. He explained to MMAFighting: “Demetrious Johnson is doing something that a lot...

Feb 15, 2015 4:24 pm

Khabib Nurmagomedov Plans To End 2015 As Lightweight Champion

Khabib Nurmagomedov hasn’t been in the Octagon in nearly a full year. The last time ‘The Eagle’ was in the Octagon, he defeated Rafael Dos Anjos via unanimous decision. Following the win, it was announced that Nurmagomedov would fight Donald Cerrone, in what many believed to be a #1 contender matchup. However, less than an...

Feb 14, 2015 4:00 am

Bec Pokes Fun At Reebok Following Recent Signings

  Ronda Rousey, Conor McGregor, Jon Jones, and Anthony Pettis have all inked individual endorsement deals with the UFC’s new clothing sponsor Reebok. And in came Paige VanZant. VanZant, a one-fight UFC veteran, who’s made a lasting impression on the industry, was also signed to an individual deal with Reebok, and her peers don’t like...

Feb 8, 2015 7:55 am

Woodley: ‘If You Have A Problem With CM Punk, You Have A Problem With Me’

Since news broke that former WWE champion CM Punk signed with the UFC, many people were quick to criticize CM Punk, real name Phil Brooks, for his decision to step into the Octagon. Following the announcement, Brooks took his experience to Milwaukee Wisconsin, where he began training under Duke Roufus at Roufusport gym alongside Anthony...

Feb 5, 2015 11:47 am

Weidman: ‘Putting up an interim belt “kind of stupid”‘

“You know, I thought it was kind of stupid. I’m just like, hang on, Anthony Pettis was out for a year. Johny Hendricks was out for like nine months. Cain Velasquez, they just did an interim title, he was out for how long? A year and a half? So I’ve been out for six months,...