2532 Search Results for mixed martial arts

Nov 1, 2016 11:19 am

Johny Hendricks clarifies potential retirement comments

Last month, former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks made headlines when he revealed that his upcoming UFC 207 fight with Neil Magny could very well be his last fight in the Octagon before retiring from MMA. While Hendricks at one point was considered as one of the best welterweights on the planet, even beating welterweight...

Nov 1, 2016 10:09 am

VIDEO | Watch the Techniques of Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson and Bruce Lee, Side-by-Side

  @waynegichie is the man for putting this together! Bruce Lee is the man!! @ufc @raythompson @thetitanmma @tonythompsonpb #brucelee #karatefighters #igers #igdaily A video posted by Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson (@wonderboymma) on Nov 1, 2016 at 8:11am PDT Stephen Thompson has one of the most unique fighting styles in the UFC. With a lifetime of experience...

Oct 31, 2016 7:21 pm

EXCLUSIVE – Duane “Bang” Ludwig: “The UFC must really love Dominick Cruz” for passing on Dillashaw rematch

Duane “Bang” Ludwig has reinvented himself as a world-class striking coach after a long and storied mixed martial arts career of his own. These days, “Bang” is the former bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw’s lead striking coach, who has ramped up Dillashaw’s striking immensely. Ludwig was largely credited at improving the striking for all of Team...


Oct 31, 2016 5:25 pm

EXCLUSIVE – Jake Shields: “There’s constantly big name guys fighting with the UFC.”

Jake Shields has fought for nearly every major mixed martial arts promotion in the sports relatively short history. From winning the Strikeforce middleweight belt, to fighting for the UFC’s stacked welterweight division, Shields has bounced around quite about before landing at World Series of Fighting, where he currently calls home. Shields spoke exclusively to BJPENN.com...

Oct 31, 2016 12:50 pm

VIDEO | MAN vs. PANDA – Rener Gracie zoo-jitsu breakdown

Brothers Rener and Ryron Gracie bring their detailed breakdowns of many mixed martial arts fights that give viewers true insight as to what happened in the contest and more importantly why things happened the way they did. In this humorous video from Rener, the Gracie black belt gives his classic “zoo-jitsu” breakdown of the recent...

Oct 31, 2016 10:10 am

VIDEO | Bellator Star Michael “Venom” Page Gets Creative With Halloween-Themed Trash Talk of Upcoming Opponent

England’s Michael “Venom” Page, who competes in Bellator’s welterweight division, is one of the fastest rising stars in mixed martial arts. His quick rise to stardom is due in part to his vicious striking arsenal, which famously shattered the skull of his most recent opponent Evangelista “Cyborg” Santos, and to his fan-friendly antics, which manifested themselves when...

Oct 30, 2016 10:03 am

Anderson Silva Has Been Tested by USADA More Times Than Any Other Fighter in 2016

Anderson Silva, who is widely considered the greatest fighter in the history of mixed martial arts, is the keeper of many impressive records. He’s headlined more pay-per-views than any fighter in UFC history, at 15. He’s tied with Vitor Belfort for the most finishes achieved in UFC history, at 15. He’s earned more knockdowns than any...

Oct 30, 2016 8:11 am

Internal Document Confirms Conor McGregor is the UFC’s Biggest Star Ever

Contrary to UFC President Dana White’s recent claims that Ronda Rousey is “by far” a bigger star than Conor McGregor, the widespread perception seems to be that the Irishman is indeed the king of mixed martial arts, if not all of combat sports. McGregor has, after all, repeatedly demolished records in the areas of pay-per-view...

Oct 29, 2016 3:12 pm

Bellator targeting Fedor Emelianenko vs. Matt Mitrione for early 2017

Russian heavyweight MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko appears to be set to make his Bellator debut in early 2017, and an opponent is already under consideration. Former Ultimate Fighter alumni Matt “Meathead” Mitrione looks to be Emelianenko’s next foe and his first fight under the Bellator banner. As reported by FloCombate, the fight desk is nearing...

Oct 28, 2016 11:55 am

VIDEO | NSFW – Student regulates when teacher is punched in the middle of school fight

Fights inevitably happen in school between students. Even with the consequences of being suspended or expelled, kids that are growing into young adults deal with a lot of stress and situations that unfortunately lead to physical altercations. In this video seen in a school classroom, two students begin fighting. In the middle of the chaos,...

Oct 27, 2016 7:26 pm

EXCLUSIVE: Dan Severn working on revolutionizing amateur MMA

UFC legend Dan Severn has seen it all when it comes to mixed martial arts. Severn began his MMA career back in 1994 at UFC 4, when rules were at best a recommendation and mixed martial arts was more “no-holds barred” than an organized sport. “The Beast” spoke exclusively with BJPENN.com Radio on Wednesday night...

Oct 27, 2016 3:51 pm

TJ Dillashaw fires away at “powder puff champion” Dominick Cruz for picking opponents

Current number one UFC ranked bantamweight TJ Dillashaw is more than upset over the recently announced bantamweight title fight between champion Dominick Cruz and number 6 UFC ranked contender Cody Garbrandt. Dillashaw is looking to rematch Cruz after the two fought a close five-round title fight at UFC Fight Night 81 back in January where...

Oct 27, 2016 12:23 pm

Teammate Diego Sanchez weighs-in on Carlos Condit’s future in MMA

MMA veteran Carlos Condit has been competing in MMA professionally for nearly 15 years now. The former interim UFC welterweight champion unfortunately is in the midst of a 2-fight losing streak that saw him drop a controversial split decision to Robbie Lawler in the main event of UFC 195 in a performance that many thought...

Oct 27, 2016 11:24 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor trash talk highlights

UFC featherweight champion is one of the biggest stars the UFC has ever seen for a reason. The polarizing Irishman delivers a performance inside and out of the Octagon. “The Notorious” has the biggest fight of his life coming up on November 12 at UFC 205 in New York’s Madison Square Garden. McGregor will challenge...

Oct 27, 2016 1:10 am

Shane Carwin comes out of retirement and signs with RIZIN Fighting Federation

Former UFC interim heavyweight champion Shane Carwin is set to fight once again. The knockout specialist last fought over five years ago in the Octagon in a losing effort against Junior dos Santos at UFC 131. Carwin announced his retirement from mixed martial arts shortly after his loss to dos Santos with injuries hindering him...

Oct 25, 2016 5:56 pm

BJJ wizard Mackenzie Dern already in talks with the UFC

Mackenzie Dern is well-known in the world of Brazilian jiu-jitsu. The BJJ black belt has a long list of accolades that include ADCC Champion, World Champion, World Pro Champion and No Gi World Champion. Now, the daughter of Wellington “Megaton” Dias is getting into mixed martial arts and holds a 2-0 record, fighting under Legacy...

Oct 25, 2016 4:57 pm

Cat Zingano challenges WWE diva to a fight

Former title challenger Cat Zingano just called out someone for a fight on Twitter, but she’s not a UFC fighter. In fact, the woman Zingano called out doesn’t even train mixed martial arts. Zingano tweeted at WWE superstar Sasha Banks on Tuesday, to the confusion and delight of many. See how the exchange between Cat...

Oct 25, 2016 3:49 pm

VIDEO | Pro wrestling and MMA star Bobby Lashley talks up a fight against Brock Lesnar

Who would you pick to win in a mixed martial arts fight between Bobby Lashley and Brock Lesnar? Lashley, who is under a Bellator MMA and TNA professional wrestling promotion contract spoke with TMZ about a potential matchup with former UFC and WWE contracted star, Brock Lesnar. “I think it would be really interesting. There’s...

Oct 24, 2016 6:51 pm

Goldberg discusses return to pro-wrestling on “Uncle Creepy’s” podcast

Wrestling icon Bill Goldberg will be making his highly anticipated return back into the ring  and spoke to UFC flyweight Ian “Uncle Creepy” McCall on his podcast on Monday to discuss his pro wrestling comeback. @Goldberg gives his only in depth interview to Erik and Ian, fresh off his appearance on #WWE Monday Night #RAWhttps://t.co/TfoBC3yaTf...

Oct 24, 2016 3:34 pm

UFC ranks 7th on ‘Forbes Fab 40: The World’s Most Valuable Sports Brands’

With the UFC being recently sold for a jaw-dropping $4 billion, it laid out the value of the biggest mixed martial arts promotion in the world and screamed it’s legitimacy of Dana White and the Fertitta’s goal of building one of the biggest sports in the world. Forbes came out with their “Forbes Fab 40:...

Oct 23, 2016 3:01 pm

Johny Hendricks says he will retire if he suffers defeat at UFC 207 this December

UFC 207 could be the last time that fight fans get to see former UFC welterweight champion Jonhy Hendricks in action. “Bigg Rigg” recently spoke with ESPN’s Five Rounds where he announced that if he loses to Neil Magny at December’s UFC 207 event in Las Vegas he will be hanging up his gloves and...

Oct 23, 2016 6:24 am

Shane Carwin Hints at Move to Japan’s Rizin FF

Earlier this year, former UFC interim heavyweight champion Shane Carwin announced that, after a long hiatus from MMA, he was ready to return to the cage. Shortly thereafter, the big man announced that, despite his status as a former top-5 heavyweight, this return would not occur in the UFC. If Carwin’s return wasn’t going to...

Oct 22, 2016 10:58 am

Dana White accepts Anderson Silva’s apology, remains tight-lipped on GSP’s return

With everything Dana White has had on his plate lately, you’d think he’d be super stressed out. From mass firings at UFC regional offices to disputes with two of the promotion’s most beloved former champions, UFC president Dana White spoke to TMZ.com and touched upon some of the recent issues within the promotion. Check out...

Oct 21, 2016 6:40 pm

Jose Aldo says he is rethinking retirement

Current UFC interim featherweight champion Jose Aldo met with UFC president Dana White earlier this week to discuss his fighting future. The long time pound-for-pound great had recently requested his release from the promotion, this while stating that his desire was to retire from the sport of mixed martial arts. Aldo’s unhappiness seemed to stem...

Oct 21, 2016 8:07 am

Jordan Parsons becomes first MMA fighter diagnosed with CTE

Tragic news surfaced Thursday evening that former Bellator MMA fighter Jordan Parsons, who was fatally struck by a vehicle earlier this year, was posthumously diagnosed with Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, also known as CTE. The Boston Globe broke the story, which revealed that Dr. Bennet Omalu, the doctor who discovered the disease in football players, was...