205 Search Results for blackzilians

May 18, 2017 10:53 am

VIDEO | Countless UFC and Bellator stars sparring under Henri Hooft

It's nice to have 3 former @ufc champs @sugarashadevans @lukerockhold @ruthless_rl on the mat and @mikechandlermma the Bellator champ in total 11 Ufc guys and 3 Bellator fighters you know something is about to happen 😉🔪👊🏻 @menace155 @jacksonjason150 @viktorpesta @akajav #hkickboxing #joneswrestling #durinhobjj @combatclub @hardknocks365 A post shared by Henri Hooft (@henrihooft) on May 16,...

May 2, 2017 12:11 pm

Olympic boxer giving Conor McGregor zero shot against Floyd Mayweather

At one point in time, The Blackzilians in Coconut Creek, Florida, was home to some of the top MMA talent in the UFC. Now, with a team that is admittedly splintered, 1996 Olympic Boxer Antonio Tarver has stepped in as the head striking coach of the fragmented team. Throughout the course of his nearly twenty...

Mar 22, 2017 11:25 am

Confirmed! Former champ Robbie Lawler has found a new home

Earlier this year, we learned that former UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler had left his long-time home of American Top Team. When this new surfaced, there was immediate speculation as to where the former champ would relocate. We now have our answer. Lawler is now training out of Combat Club in Lantana, Florida. This move was...

Mar 22, 2017 7:25 am

VIDEO | Robbie Lawler spars at new gym in Florida

https://www.instagram.com/p/BR6K8snhzsr/ Last July, Robbie Lawler was punched out in the first-round of a fight with Tyron Woodley. This loss marked the end of his short but violent reign as UFC welterweight champion, and though he was briefly scheduled for a UFC 205 scrap with Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone, he has not been seen in the Octagon...

Mar 9, 2017 2:38 pm

Rashad Evans gives update on future following Dan Kelly loss

This past weekend, former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans stepped into the Octagon on the main card of UFC 209 where he made it his middleweight debut against Olympic Judoka Dan Kelly. Kelly picked up an impressive unanimous decision win over the former champ as he repeatedly landed significant strikes on ‘Suga’, who didn’t...

Feb 23, 2017 6:01 am

Elias Theodorou elaborates on callout of Rashad Evans

Last Sunday, on the main card of the UFC’s second trip to Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canadian middleweight Elias Theodorou scored a nice decision win over Brazilian Ultimate Fighter winner Cezar “Mutante” Ferreira. Shortly after this win, Theodorou expressed interest in fighting Rashad Evans, a former UFC light heavyweight champion who will debut in the middleweight...

Feb 15, 2017 2:56 pm

“The Ultimate Fighter: Redemption” cast has been revealed

The new cast for the upcoming “Ultimate Fighter: Redemption” has been revealed. The popular reality series will feature a bunch of familiar faces including former UFC lightweight title challenger Joe Stevenson. The 25th edition of The Ultimate Fighter will be coached by current UFC bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt and his former teammate and former 135-pound...

Feb 15, 2017 12:52 pm

Frankie Edgar and Ricardo Lamas agree to fight in May via Twitter

An amazing featherweight bout may have just been set up on Twitter by the #2 and #3 UFC ranked featherweights, Frankie Edgar and Ricardo Lamas. Lamas tweeted on Wednesday, “Who’s down to see @FrankieEdgar and I mix it up? Been a fan of his for a long time, I’m in this to fight the best....

Feb 7, 2017 6:55 am

Daniel Cormier to Anthony “Rumble” Johnson: you ain’t knocking me out!

On April 8, the UFC will touch down in Buffalo, New York with UFC 210. The card will be headlined by a light heavyweight title rematch between champion Daniel Cormier and challenger Anthony “Rumble” Johnson, who were originally expected to fight at UFC 206 in December. In advance of this fight, Rumble has assured that...

Jan 17, 2017 11:07 am

Kamaru Usman maps out his ideal opponents for his next three fights

Undefeated Blackzilians staple Kamaru Usman is one of the fastest rising prospects in the welterweight division. He also understands the value of a good, old fashioned call-out, which is why he’s recently campaigned so hard for a fight with Demian Maia. Unfortunately for Usman, Maia politely turned down his offer for a fight. Having accepted...

Sep 28, 2016 11:45 am

VIDEO | Newly released Anthony Johnson sparring footage

It’s no secret that Anthony “Rumble” Johnson is one of the hardest hitters in MMA. The top-ranked light heavyweight has showcased his incredible power time and time again, scoring blistering knockout wins over game competition in Antonio Rogerio Nogueira, Alexander Gustafsson and most recently, Jimi Manuwa, Ryan Bader, and Glover Teixeira. With such incredible power packed...

Sep 18, 2016 7:00 am

Daniel Cormier Vows to Stand and Bang with “Rumble” Johnson in Rematch

In May of 2015, Daniel Cormier and Anthony “Rumble” Johnson fought for the interim UFC light heavyweight championship. In the end, Cormier would use his Olympic-caliber wrestling to ground this fight and lock up a fight-winning rear-naked choke in the third round. Yet the Olympian very nearly didn’t escape the first round, as he was nearly finished...

Sep 5, 2016 5:44 pm

Tyrone Spong face-plants boxing opponent with massive right hand

With a career spanning three combat sports and over 80 victories, Tyrone Spong is expanding his presence into the boxing world, and made that presence felt with a blistering one-punch knockout over a regional journeyman on Sunday night. Spong made his name as a world-class kickboxer before making his foray into mixed martial arts back in 2012. Now...

Apr 1, 2016 8:01 pm

Report: UFC offers Anthony Johnson fight with Jon Jones at UFC 197

Last night we broke the news that UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier had been forced out of his UFC 197 headlining bout with Jon Jones due to an injury. BJPENN.com has now learned through sources close to the Blackzilians that the UFC has offered Anthony “Rumble” Johnson the short-notice fight with Jon Jones. No...

Feb 4, 2016 8:54 am

WATCH! ‘UFC Fight Night: Hendricks vs. Thompson’ Media Day staredowns

Yesterday the ‘UFC Fight Night: Hendricks vs. Thompson’ media day went down in Las Vegas. The event gave media members a chance to talk with the fighters on the card ahead of their scheduled bouts on Saturday evening in Las Vegas. In the main event Johny Hendricks will look to return to the Octagon after...

Jan 18, 2016 8:26 am

My Eye! Video: Travis Browne Discusses Matt Mitrione’s Eye Poke & Ronda Rousey

Travis “Hapa” Browne (18-3-1 MMA) puts a W in the win column last night after a TKO finish in the third round ending Matt Mitrione’s night and putting the Blackzilian fighter on a two fight skid. Check out the video with Travis Browne getting ‘hit’ with the questions by Cary Chow with ESPN. Enjoy the...

Jan 1, 2016 11:17 am

Vote for your favorites! 2016 World MMA Award nominees announced

On Thursday, the nominees for the Fighters Only 2016 World MMA Awards were announced. Fans can vote for their favorite nominees at WorldMMAAwards.com. Voting is now open and will run through Friday, Jan. 31, 2016 at 12 Midnight PT. This marks the eighth annual Fighters Only World MMA Awards ceremony and will take place on...

Dec 26, 2015 9:54 am

Anthony “Rumble” Johnson Video: You’re 86’d! – On Being a Bouncer

Most of us in our lifetime have done a job that required physical strength to some degree, but when your Anthony “Rumble” Johnson he’s been making his money by putting the hurt on not just fighters but patrons too? “Rumble” training with the Blazckzilians and Jaco Hybrid Training Center will be facing Ryan “Darth” Bader...

Dec 18, 2015 8:14 am

WATCH NOW! Glory champion nearly finishes Michael Johnson

This clip may be an older one, but it’s still extremely interesting. Glory Kickboxing welterweight champion Nieky Holzken visited the Blackzilians gym earlier this year to share some knowledge. He taught former UFC champion Vitor Belfort some things, and sparred with UFC lightweight Michael Johnson, nearly finishing Johnson. Check out the clip above!

Nov 14, 2015 4:40 pm

WATCH! Stefan Struve UFC 193 “Toe to toe” with Frank Trigg

Ahead of the UFC 193 action tonight, UFC Hall of Fame member Frank Trigg spoke with Stefan Struve about his UFC 193 bout against Jared Rosholt. Struve is coming off a decision win over Antonio Nogueira back at UFC 190, and with a win over Jared Rosholt Struve would begin to climb the UFC heavyweight...

Oct 19, 2015 1:00 pm

More TUF seasons to showcase individual fight camps?

Season 21 of “The Ultimate Fighter” was a unique twist on the UFC’s reality show featuring two decorated fight camps with American Top Team and the Blackzilians facing off against each other. It was the first season for the reality show to feature an entire team pitted against each other in the battle to win...

Sep 10, 2015 9:09 pm

TUF 22 Premiere Brings In Best Ratings Since 2013

On Wednesday night’s premiere of season 22 of ‘The Ultimate Fighter’ we got to see what a show with UFC interim featherweight Conor McGregor would look like. He’s captivated the MMA audience with his trash talk and his fighting style and it appears all that transformed into huge ratings. McGregor and Urijah Faber’s back and...

Aug 30, 2015 5:01 am

TUF Rematch –– Hayder Hassan vs. Vicente Luque For UFC on FOX 17

Conor McGregor and Urijah Faber’s season of “The Ultimate Fighter” may be right around the corner, but a major bout featuring the last season of the show has just been announced! The last season of the reality show pit rival gyms American Top Team and Blackzilians against each other in a battle for supremacy. ATT’s...

Aug 30, 2015 1:00 am

For $1,000 you can own Karate Hottie’s sweaty Reebok shorts

UFC President Dana White has said several times that the company’s exclusive sponsorship deal with Reebok will help take the sport to the next level in mainstream. Reebok has taken over the octagon with their official fight gear and, for better or for worse, UFC is going to capitalize on selling “fight worn” gear! Much...