1473 Search Results for ufc 145

Apr 26, 2012 7:29 am

Greg Jackson: Jones’ victory was bittersweet

By Edward Fernandez: On Sherdog’s Savage Dog Show, Jon Jones’ trainer Greg Jackson talked about his victory at UFC 145. He revealed he was happy about his top fighter retaining the title, but was upset with the very public situation that involved former team member Rashad Evans, whom Jones defeated via unanimous decision. “It was...

Apr 25, 2012 10:20 am

Where Does Rashad Evans Go From Here?

By Ryan Busuttil: In May 2010, Rashad Evans defeated Quinton “Rampage” Jackson by unanimous decision to become the number one contender to the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship. What happened in the next 23 months was a whirlwind of emotions, changes and frustrations for Evans. After the Rampage fight, he didn’t fight again until August 2011...

Apr 25, 2012 7:00 am

Rory MacDonald | "I think I could beat anybody in the division right now,"

“I think I could beat anybody in the division right now,” MacDonald told Sid Seixeiro on Sportsnet 590 “I’ve evolved so much, added so many tools to my game,” MacDonald said. “I feel like I’ve put so many things in my game that I can be aggressive but technical at the same time.” “It takes...


Apr 24, 2012 1:49 pm

VIDEO | Sonnen Winning Rap Battle With Silva, Freestyles Insults On The Mic

By Mark Carrillo: Chael Sonnen is without a doubt, the most entertaining fighter outside the cage that the UFC has. His trash talking is legendary, right up there with Muhammad Ali; and his ability to sell a fight can be compared to no one. This past Friday, prior to the UFC 145 weigh-ins Sonnen somehow...

Apr 24, 2012 5:45 am

Stacked Line-Up Makes Up Just Scrap Radio Episode Two Today At 1pm ET

Broadcasting live this afternoon is the second installment of “Just Scrap Radio” Episode 2. We hit the airwaves at 1:00 p.m. ET right here on BJPENN.COM with host Jens Pulver and three special guests. Former UFC fighter Yves Edwards will weigh in with our host on all things coming out of last weekend’s UFC 145....

Apr 23, 2012 8:56 am

MMA POLL – Who is better, Jones or Silva?

Create your free online surveys with SurveyMonkey, the world’s leading questionnaire tool. After last weekend’s UFC 145 event many analysts and MMA fans have opened the debate for who is the best fighter alive today. This designation has long been considered to go to the UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva, however Jon Jones is slowly...

Apr 21, 2012 11:22 pm

Rothwell, Browne, Yagin and Hominick Take Home $65k Fight Night Bonuses

UFC 145 went down tonight at Atlanta’s Phillips Arena. In the main event Jon Jones outworked Rashad Evans in route to a unanimous decision victory to retain his UFC light-heavyweight title. For their parts in the evenings card Ben Rothwell, Travis Browne, Eddie Yagin and Mark Hominick took home an additional $65,000 in Fight Night...

Apr 20, 2012 1:00 pm

EXCLUSIVE | John Alessio, "I'm going to make Mark Bocek work for everything"

By Sean McClure: John Alessio has been on a roller coaster ride since his mixed martial arts career started back in 1998. He has competed in the UFC, WEC, PRIDE, KOTC, MFC and DREAM organizations. Allesio has pieced together a very impressive overall record of 34 wins and 14 losses. While his attempts in the...

Apr 20, 2012 11:30 am

Just Scrap Radio | BJ Penn Says MMA is Growing Leaps and Bounds

By Lynn Mitchell: BJ Penn was the inaugural guest of Just Scrap Radio after attending UFC on Fuel 2 Gustafsson vs Silva – the 1st UFC Sweden.  The interview began with The Prodigy expressing to Pulver and the listeners  the explosive growth of MMA and the UFC. “It was a great show – it goes to show how much...

Apr 19, 2012 4:49 pm

Greg Jackson | Willing to Let Bygones Be Bygones with Rashad

Greg Jackson tells MMA weekly in a recent interview about UFC 145 “I’m certainly willing to let bygones be bygones. I’m never a guy that holds a grudge.  That will be up to him” Greg Jackson goes as far as taking responsibility for his part in the escalating feud between Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones...

Apr 19, 2012 10:35 am

Rashad Evans is '100 times harder to wrestle than Ryan Bader, claims Coach Van Arsdale

By Lewis Mckeever: Rashad Evans’ head coach Mike Van Arsdale has been singing praise of “Suga’s” wrestling talents. The imperial athletics instructor took some time out with MMA Fighting’s Luke Thomas to discuss Rashad’s upcoming mega-fight with Jon Jones: “The fight, all these fights, come down to distance, and who controls where the fight goes,...

Apr 19, 2012 8:16 am

Jon Jones | "Rashad has the weakest chin."

By Jamie McAllister: “When I watch my first fights I used to flail. Everything’s flail-y, and I realize the power of flexing your abdominal when you try to strike and things like that. I definitely feel as though I’m hitting harder, and I’m excited. I wobbled Rampage (Jackson) a little bit when I hit him,...

Apr 18, 2012 6:40 pm

Editorial Spotlight | Do Main Event Feuds Translate to Big Money?

By Ryan Busuttil: Jones-Evans. Silva-Sonnen II. Cruz-Faber III. These 3 fights are all main eventing UFC Pay-Per View events in the next few months. The fights also share the fact that they are all title fights. But, perhaps the biggest similarity, which sets these fights apart from other main event title fights, is that they...

Apr 18, 2012 6:29 pm

Dan Henderson | "I don't need to rematch Anderson Silva to redeem myself"

“The 205 belt, the Light Heavyweight belt. I’m not real keen on fighting at 185 but it’s still a possibility, I’m not ruling it out. I’m not real worried about it but right now I’d like to fight at 205. I fought [Anderson Silva] and lost a while back and if it happens, it happens....

Apr 18, 2012 1:07 pm

Miguel Torres Favors Brawling Like Leonard Garcia But Needs To Win

“That’s the hardest part of how I train, because if it was up to me I’d make every fight a brawl. I would go out there and I would Leonard Garcia every fight. But I’ve learned from my past losses that you can’t do that. Eventually someone’s going to figure you out and they’re going...

Apr 17, 2012 5:56 pm

Jens Pulver Makes Hosting Debut | "Just Scrap" Radio Show Starts with A Little Evil!

By Chris Taylor: The BJPENN.com ‘Just Scrap’ radio show made it’s much anticipated premier this afternoon. The surprise host of the show was none other than former UFC Lightweight Champion, Jens ‘Little Evil’ Pulver. As we already knew, the inaugural guest was 2x UFC Champion BJ Penn. Jens and BJ are no strangers to each...

Apr 17, 2012 2:11 pm

VIDEO | "Georgia On My Mind" Rashad Evans Trains With Boxing Great Roy Jones Jr

Number one UFC light heavyweight contender “Suga” Rashad Evans has Georgia on his mind as he arrives in Atlanta today for the final countdown to UFC 145: Jones vs. Evans. In five days, fight fans will discover the moment of truth in what has become one of the longest running sagas in the sport of...

Apr 17, 2012 12:10 pm

Based On The Odds Smart Money Is On Evans, Says Liddell

By Jamie McAllister: “I think that’s ridiculous. 5 to 1, and 6 to 1, I mean, Jon’s been great, he’s doing great, and he’s going to keep getting better, but this is a fight styles wise that’s a tougher fight for him than the ones he’s had,” “He likes to control the distance, control where...

Apr 17, 2012 6:05 am

Mark Hominick Talks About An Emotional Year & Getting Back To Winning Ways

By Jamie McAllister: “Yeah, it’s definitely been a mix of emotions this year, but I’ve always tried to use winning as my motivator.” “I think with the ‘Korean Zombie’ (Chan Sung Jung) fight, I wanted to win too badly. I fought really out of character by really wanting to make a statement and fought aggressively...

Apr 16, 2012 11:37 am

Fighting teammates | Why Evans vs. Jones should not have happened

By Lorenzo Luciano: The next UFC pay per view event set to air on April 21, 2012 at the Philips Arena in Atlanta Georgia between former teammates Jon Jones and Rashad Evans has been tainted by an ongoing dispute between the two fighters. It is an unwritten rule in MMA that teammates do not fight...

Apr 16, 2012 11:02 am

POLL | Who will you root for this weekend, Jones or Evans?

Create your free online surveys with SurveyMonkey, the world’s leading questionnaire tool. This is it, UFC 145 is upon us. This weekend in Atlanta Rashad Evans will look to dethrone Jon Jones in one of the heatest MMA rivals in history. But who are you rooting for? Cast your vote now!

Apr 13, 2012 10:38 am

Jones Says Evans ‘Not a Martial Artist’ but ‘a Guy Who Grabs His Crotch’

By George Deutsch: UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon “Bones” Jones (15-1) and #1 contender and former champion Rashad Evans (17-1-1) continue to exchange heated words prior to their upcoming UFC 145 bout on April 21 in Atlanta, Ga. The ongoing trash talk between the two former friends and training partners under Greg Jackson has continued...