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May 7, 2014 3:55 pm

Confirmed – Roan “Jucao” Carneiro Enters One-Night, Eight-Man BattleGrounds MMA Tournament

Earlier this week, BJPENN.COM was first to report on, ATT’s, Roan Jucao Carneiro’s participation in the upcoming Battleground MMA welterweight tournament. Now we’ve been validated. Through a press-release, Battleground MMA confirmed the Brazilians participation, making him the seventh signed fighter to compete in the June 27 event. Check it:   TULSA, OK (May 7, 2014) –...

May 6, 2014 12:50 pm

VIDEO | Rousey Looking Crisp On A Heavy Bag

UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is preparing for her July 5 title fight against Alexis Davis in Las Vegas. ‘Rowdy’ is seen here, showing off the evolution in her striking. The UFC champion, is just three-years into her Mixed Martial Arts career and entered the scene with just a Judo background. Impressed with her evolution?

May 6, 2014 12:32 pm

Roan ‘Jucao’ Carneiro Latest UFC Vet To Join One-Night Tournament

Five fight UFC veteran, Roan ‘Jucao’ Carneiro is returning to Mixed Martial Arts action this June in Oklahoma. The American Top Team Fighter has verbally agreed to participate in ‘Battleground O.N.E.’ – The highly anticipated one-night, eight-man tournament set for Friday, June 27 at BOK Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Carneiro last saw action in October, securing...

May 5, 2014 10:16 am

Bisping Apologizes For Kennedy Performance, Moves To Reign With Munoz

“Obviously it was disappointing as I didn’t walk away the victor,” said Bisping. “Obviously. But it was more disappointing for me because it was a boring fight. I’m not used to hearing the crowds boo; I don’t like that. People part with their hard-earned money to be entertained, and it wasn’t an entertaining fight. “I...

May 5, 2014 6:54 am

Jose Aldo vs. Chad Mendes 2 headlines UFC 176 in L.A.

UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo (24-1 MMA, 6-0 UFC) will once again defend his title against #1 contender Chad “Money” Mendes (16-1 MMA, 7-1 UFC), as UFC officials announced yesterday that the 145-pound rematch will serve as the headlining bout of this summer’s UFC 176 event in Los Angeles. Chad Mendes first challenged Jose Aldo...

May 1, 2014 5:18 pm

Six Confirmed For BattleGround MMA’s One-Night, Eight-Man Tournament

BattleGrounds MMA, the upstart Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) promotion headed by Olympic wrestling legend Kenny Monday, announced today that it has signed the first six competitors for O.N.E., its highly-anticipated, one-night, eight-man welterweight (170 pounds) tournament that will award the winner a grand prize of $50,000 on Friday, June 27 at BOK Center in Tulsa, Okla. Tickets for the event, which will...

May 1, 2014 5:12 pm

Super Heavyweights Collide for Tuff N Uff Title Fight Tomorrow Night

Tuff N Uff, the nation’s premier amateur mixed martial arts organization, is back in action tomorrow night, Friday, May 2, live from the Cox Pavilion in Las Vegas, with the big boys of MMA hitting the cage in a battle for the Tuff N Uff heavyweight and a superheavyweight titles. “Tuff-N-Uff: The Future Stars of MMA” sees Las...

Apr 29, 2014 8:14 pm

Royce Gracie: Eddie Bravo Endorses Drugs and it is Disrespectful to Jiu-Jitsu

UFC legend Royce Gracie stated in a recent interview that he does not appreciate Eddie Bravo’s endorsement of drugs and alcohol while being a role model in martial arts. Even though it was obvious that a couple select members of the Gracie Family and Eddie Bravo never got along, nobody knew the reason for the...

Apr 29, 2014 7:08 pm

Cormier: Gustafsson Has “No Chance” Against Jones In Rematch

“No chance. Let me rephrase that. I’m not saying he doesn’t have a chance. I’m just saying that if I had to bet my money, or if I asked 10 people who wins this fight, nine out of those 10 people would say Jon Jones, because honestly, I believe that he’s better because he has...

Apr 29, 2014 1:16 pm

Brian Stann Says Drug Testing In MMA Is ‘Inadequate’

“I think the time when you retire coming off a loss and then you say that, what I didn’t want to do was discredit any of my former opponents. You know, specifically seeing that Wanderlei (Silva) was my last fight, I didn’t want to come off like, ‘Hey, I’m making excuses. The only people that...

Apr 29, 2014 10:45 am

Karo Parisyan: Ronda’s Head Coach Is ‘Eating Her Brains’

“You can’t even compare that gym to our gym, bro. We’re an established MMA gym and a judo gym for over 20 years. [Glendale Fighting Club] is a college gym that became an MMA gym somehow because Roman Mitichyan, one of our guys, one of my best training partners and friends, was taking judo over...

Apr 28, 2014 5:05 pm

Country Legend Willie Nelson Earns 5th Degree Black Belt

After such a busy weekend in the world of mixed martial arts, the last person we expected to report on was country music legend Willie Nelson. ‘The Highwayman’ has apparently been a student of the art of Gongkwon Yusul for quite some time now as he has been awarded his fifth-degree black belt! Nelson may...

Apr 28, 2014 1:04 pm

Jon Jones’ Brother Arthur Almost Started An MMA Career In 2011

Whether you love him or hate him, Jon Jones is one-of-a-kind in the world of  mixed martial arts. But he was almost two of a kind, back in 2011. The NFL lockout was in full effect, and Jones’ older brother Arthur decided that he would give another sport a try while he was in athletic purgatory....

Apr 28, 2014 11:17 am

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighters React To Jones’ Win Over Glover Teixeira

Last Saturday in the UFC 172 main event, Jon Jones proved why he is one of the most feared men in Mixed Martial Arts. With his dominant win, UFC President Dana White is calling him the new pound-for-pound king and his fighting peers, aren’t arguing. Here’s the post-fight reactions: Haha never in my life would...

Apr 24, 2014 5:00 pm

Myles Jury vs. Abel Trujillo Set for UFC Fight Night in Texas

Lightweights Myles Jury and Abel Trujillo are set to duke it out at ‘UFC Fight Night: Swanson vs. Stephens’ on June 28th in San Antonio, Texas. The bout was made official when UFC.COM announced it on Thursday afternoon. Myles Jury turned some heads when he debuted at ‘The Ultimate Fighter 15 Finale’ in 2012. He...

Apr 24, 2014 1:22 pm

Dana White: ‘Rousey Hurts Floyd Mayweather Really Bad In A Real Fight’

“You put Ronda Rousey in any fight situation – a street fight, a mixed martial arts fight. Not only does she beat Floyd, she’ll hurt Floyd really bad.” “But you take Ronda Rousey and you put her in a boxing match, obviously we know what’s going to happen there. But a real fight, Ronda Rousey...

Apr 23, 2014 4:50 pm

UFC on FOX 11 Salary Report: Fabricio Werdum Top Earner

Fabricio Werdum was the top earner at this past weekend’s UFC on FOX 11 event, as he collected a cool $175,000 in disclosed pay for his main event victory over Travis Browne. MMAjunkie obtained the list of disclosed payouts from the Florida State Boxing Commission earlier today. The total disclosed payroll for the event was...

Apr 23, 2014 8:59 am

UFC Vet Gerald Harris Retires From MMA

After 27 MMA fights, UFC Veteran, Gerald Harris announced his retirement yesterday afternoon on Facebook. “Thanks so much for the opportunity but I have a family to take care of so I’m going to have to walk away. I am retiring from Mixed Martial Arts today. @AliAbdelaziz00 @SugarRaySefo @MMAWorldSeries”

Apr 22, 2014 12:14 pm

Khabib Puts 155 On Notice: ‘Learn Wrestling If You Want To Compete With Me’

Russian born Khabib Nurmagomedov hasn’t slowed down since his start in the sport of MMA. After mastering the Russian art of Combat Sambo, he transitioned into the world of Mixed Martial Arts and has gone on a rarely matched 22-0 run against the world’s best fighters. Many believe he’s the biggest threat to UFC champion,...

Apr 22, 2014 11:27 am

Rousey Thinks The UFC Should Have A Zero Tolerance Policy For PED Users

You use, you’re out! That’s what UFC bantamweight champion, Ronda Rousey would like to see from the governing bodies who sanction the sport of Mixed Martial Arts and her employer, the UFC. In a recent interview with YahooSports!, Rousey compared her experience as an Olympic medalist and wants to see the UFC elevate themselves to...