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Mar 4, 2013 8:07 pm

Gabriel Gonzaga Not Impressed with BJJ Talent Among Heavyweights | UFC News

  UFC heavyweight Gabriel Gonzaga is a decorated Brazilian jiu-jitsu practitioner, coming off of two consecutive submission victories since his return to the Octagon at UFC 142 with his most recent one being a victory over Ben Rothwell. As for his competition on the ground, he believes that his division lacks enough skill in that...

Feb 26, 2013 9:40 am

VIDEO | The Latest In The “Best Of MMA’s” Harlem Shake Featuring Evolve MMA | MMA NEWS

Featuring its roster of World Champions, the Evolve Fight Team (http://www.evolve-mma.com), Asia’s #1 ranked professional fight team, does the Harlem Shake. With World Champions in Muay Thai, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Boxing, Mixed Martial Arts, Wrestling, and No Gi Grappling, the Evolve Fight Team is the most decorated professional fight team in Asia. Evolve MMA is Asia’s...

Feb 2, 2013 7:13 pm

UFC 156 Prelim results

By Evan Stoumbelis Tonight MMA fans will watch as Frankie Edgar challenges featherweight kingpin Jose Aldo, Alistair Overeem makes his return against Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva, and Rashad Evans hopes to defeat Antonio Nogueira and earn a fight with Anderson Silva, but before that, fans tuned into Facebook and FX for 6 bouts. Starting with the...

Jan 28, 2013 9:18 am

Chris Weidman: Still Just a Prospect | Editorial | UFC News

  With another win comes another call to the champion in a given division, demanding a title shot and a chance to dethrone greatness. Such is the case for UFC middleweight, Chris Weidman (9-0 MMA, 5-0 UFC). Weidman has looked great in his UFC performances and spectacular in his last fight against Mark Munoz, which...

Jan 19, 2013 10:41 am

Rampage Considering Move To Boxing Following Final UFC Bout | UFC NEWS

Next week, former UFC Light-heavyweight champion, Rampage Jackson takes on Glover Teixeria on the UFC on FOX 6 main card in what will be his last contracted UFC fight. Jackson has earned the right to be considered one of the sports best and brightest stars and he has done so both inside and outside the...

Jan 7, 2013 5:10 am

Barboza Coins Frankie Edgar As Real Champ And Mentor | UFC NEWS

“For me, it’s Frankie Edgar. He’s the champ, he’s been the champ for a long time, that’s a big difference. Now I know I have good training partners and good coaches. Frankie he won the last fight with Ben Henderson, he’s the best… I need to prove everything. I’ve been working for this fight, I’m...

Jan 1, 2013 10:37 am

JDS Wants Rematch As Soon As Possible | UFC NEWS

“He was better and deserved the win,” said JDS. “But I used the wrong strategy. I was too worried about his takedowns and didn’t protect my face, so he hit me. When the fight was on the ground, I should have used my jiu-jitsu more – I trained it so much. But I just tried...

Dec 17, 2012 11:22 am

VIDEO | Joe Lauzon: I’m going to submit Jim Miller at UFC 155 | UFC NEWS

“I was very disappointed that Gray Maynard got hurt but at the same time, whenever I’ve had guys pull out last minute, I’ve had great fights. It happened when I fought Gabe Reudigar, it happened when I fought Jamie Varner, and it’s going to happen when I fight Jim Miller. “This is going to be...

Nov 27, 2012 2:45 pm

Ten Best – BJ Penn’s Most Memorable Moments | UFC NEWS

On December 8th, former UFC welterweight and lightweight champion BJ Penn returns to the Octagon to battle young gun Rory MacDonald. It’s the latest big fight for “The Prodigy” and one which may very well join the fights below as a defining moment in his storied career. Caol Uno – November 2, 2001 – UFC...

Nov 24, 2012 9:15 am

Johny Hendricks Ready To Test GSp’s Wrestling & Chin | UFC NEWS

“That’s why I laugh when people say ‘we’ve figured out your left hand.’ My boxing isn’t my strong point. It’s something I’ve only been doing for five years; I’ve only been striking for five years. I’ve done wrestling my whole entire life. So if anybody’s going to say anything, wrestling is my strong point. I...

Nov 21, 2012 9:10 am

Josh Koscheck Gunning For The 209 And Nick Diaz In 2013 Return | UFC NEWS

“That is a fight I’ll take all day long,” said Koscheck of the possibility of a clash with Diaz, who is still on a suspension handed down by the Nevada State Athletic Commission following his UFC 143 bout with Carlos Condit in February. “I feel like it’s a great matchup for me and I believe...

Nov 9, 2012 1:15 pm

Exclusive: Louis Fisette wants a chance to prove his worth in the UFC | MMA News

Louis “Petit Pain” Fisette (5-1 MMA) is quickly making a name for himself in MMA’s 135-pound division. The Canadian bantamweight standout has reeled off five straight victories, with all five wins coming by way of stoppage. Fisette, who hails from Winnipeg, Manitoba, most recently saw action at “AFC 13 – Natural Selection” on November 3rd in...

Nov 6, 2012 8:29 am

Fabricio Werdum and Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira name their ‘TUF: Brazil 2’ coaching staffs | UFC News

Fabricio Werdum (16-5-1 MMA, 4-2 UFC) and Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira (34-7-1 MMA, 5-3 UFC) have named their coaching staffs for “The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 2.” Team Werdum features notables Wanderlei Silva (MMA), Rafael Cordeiro (muay Thai), Rubens Cobrinha (jiu-jitsu), Kenny Johnson (wrestling) and Felipe Werdum (capoeira), according to a report from Globo. Team Nogueira, meanwhile, features Antonio...

Nov 3, 2012 5:47 am

THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER FRIDAYS EPISODE 8 RECAP AND RESULTS | UFC NEWS

The episode opens up revisiting the Matt Secor/Michael Hill decision debacle of last week. Dana bashes both the judges for terrible decision making and the fighters themselves for their poor performances. On the bright side, he does admit that he’ll save a bunch of money this season due to the lack of finishes. Michael Hill...

Oct 30, 2012 10:19 am

World MMA Awards Announces This Years Nominees: VOTE NOW | MMA NEWS

It’s time to roll out the red carpet and get suited and booted, as the 5th Fighters Only World MMA Awards returns to Las Vegas. After 12 months of outstanding action in the world of MMA, the fifth annual Fighters Only World Mixed Martial Arts Awards arrives to bestow some of the planet’s best fighters...

Oct 29, 2012 8:40 am

VIDEO | JDS Wants To KO Velasquez Again, But Can Submit Him Too | UFC NEWS

“That time it was perfect for me. My first strategy is always to knock my opponents out and I will try to do that again. I know Cain Velasquez, I respect him a lot. He’s really tough. But I will give my best to win this fight, it doesn’t matter where. Of course I want...

Oct 20, 2012 4:13 pm

Vinny Magalhaes: Chael Sonnen will submit Jon Jones off his back | UFC News

After witnessing Vitor Belfort nearly finish Jon Jones by throwing a up a submission attempt from his back at UFC 152, Vinny Magalhaes believes he can properly instruct Chael Sonnen on how to defeat the current UFC light heavyweight champion when the two collide in April of next year. Here is what Vinny had to...

Oct 18, 2012 11:35 am

Jones Disses Sonnen’s Ground Game: Not Worried About His Weak Ground & Pound

“I’ve faced plenty of wrestlers like Vladimir Matyushenko, Jake O’Brien and Matt Hamill and had no problems. Chael is a decent wrestler. He was an Olympic alternate but he wasn’t on the team. No disrespect to other alternates but he’s not at that level. Who cares if he takes me down, he gets submitted all...

Oct 13, 2012 11:13 am

THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER FRIDAYS EPISODE 5 RECAP AND RESULTS | UFC NEWS

The oldest fighter in the competition, Igor Araujo, won a majority decision over the youngest, Nic Herron-Webb, on The Ultimate Fighter Fridays episode five – “Unleash The Beast” – that aired on FX on Friday evening. The victory – the second in a row for coach Shane Carwin’s team over coach Roy Nelson’s – gives...

Sep 1, 2012 1:41 pm

Anderson Silva Pulling For Belfort Over Jones | UFC NEWS

Anderson Silva is rooting for his hometown guy, and he is doing so admittedly against someone he calls a friend. In a recent interview with Brazil’s SportTV, the UFC’s middleweight champion proclaimed that against all odds, he will be rooting for Vitor Belfort to upset Jon jones at UFC 152 later this month. Check out...

Sep 1, 2012 1:41 pm

INVICTA FC 3:Pro Boxer & Undefeated MMA Fighter Kim Connor-Hamby In Against Leslie Smith | MMA NEWs

Professional boxer and undefeated MMA upstart Kim Connor-Hamby (4-0) of Stuttgart, Ark. will collide in a bantamweight (135 pounds) bout with fellow prolific striker Leslie “The Peacemaker” Smith (3-2-1) of Pleasant Hill, Calif. at the highly-anticipated Invicta FC 3: Penne vs. Sugiyama, women’s world championship Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) event at Memorial Hall in Kansas...

Aug 18, 2012 10:15 am

Edgar Happy To Help Nate Diaz Prepare For Benson Henderson Title Fight | UFC NEWS

Having spent 50-minutes of cage-time with the current champion, former champ, Frankie Edgar, has voiced his commitment to the Gracie family on Sherdog Radio and offered up assistance to the man who is next-in-line, Nate Diaz. Check out what Edgar had to say: “If Nate would need my help or would ask for my help,...

Aug 2, 2012 10:30 am

BIO

Born on December 13, 1978, Jay Dee “B.J.” Penn is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu world champion and a two time, two division Mixed Martial Arts champion currently fighting for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). B.J. is the fourth of five sons born of Jay Dee Penn Sr. and Loraine Shin. The Penn family heritage, although prominent...

Jun 28, 2012 11:49 am

Faber Thinks He's Faced Tougher Guys Than Barao | UFC NEWS

Urijah Faber (26-5) recently spoke to Inside MMA about his upcoming interim bantamweight title fight with Renan Barao (28-1, 1 NC). The two will fight in the main event of UFC 149 to determine who gets the next shot at the undisputed title when the winner goes on to face Dominick Cruz once the champ...