2201 Search Results for mixed martial arts

Aug 7, 2015 2:41 pm

ALL ACCESS — Go Inside BJ Penn’s UFC Hall-Of-Fame Induction

[ooyala code=”w2aHFwdjr22EEGhgac8QJfRqzUOarSwy” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ width=”640″ height=”360″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] Following his historic two-division two-time championship UFC career, BJ “The Prodigy” Penn was recently awarded the sports biggest honor, a UFC Hall-Of-Fame induction. On July 11, 2015 Penn was inducted into the UFC’s Modern Era wing for his contributions to the sport of Mixed Martial Arts. Having made...

Aug 6, 2015 5:35 pm

Fighters Union Coming? Teamsters Announce Plan To Help Organize

  The Teamsters and UNITE HERE have announced that they are going to work together to help organize UFC fighters. Fighters like Wanderlei Silva have been calling for the creation of a fighters union for a long time and it looks like we could be one step closer to seeing that happen. The news came...

Aug 6, 2015 12:42 pm

Alienware Signs On As WSOF Sponsor

The logo could be seen in this past Saturdays cage at WSOF 22, but now it’s official, Alienware has partnered with the World Series of Fighting and serve as a sponsor. Alienware is a poopular Dell computer subsidiary, known for their high performance gaming PCs. via press release: Dell computer subsidiary giant Alienware has signed...

Aug 3, 2015 4:32 pm

Flashback! Ronda Rousey’s Trip to the 209 with Nick and Nate Diaz

Ronda Rousey proved this weekend that she is one of the biggest, if not the biggest, stars UFC has to offer. Her performance at “UFC 190” set the internet ablaze and received mainstream coverage. Before she was the UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion, however, she was the queen of Strikeforce on Showtime. Long before it was...

Aug 3, 2015 8:08 am

Ronda Rousey Blasts Cyborg: Drop the steroids and make weight

Ronda Rousey has quickly become one of the top stars in mixed martial arts today. Her thirty four second knockout of Bethe Correia at “UFC 190” on Saturday night caused diehard and casual fans of MMA to go into a frenzy, and we probably haven’t seen the best of her yet! Before Miesha Tate and...

Aug 3, 2015 7:43 am

Cyborg: ‘I’m The Mike Tyson of Women’s MMA’

When it comes to women’s mixed martial arts, there are two women who need to clash to decide who is the best of the best: Ronda Rousey and Cris “Cyborg”. There is no doubt that the talent pool in which Rousey’s competition lies is better than Cyborg’s, but both have been on a tear as...

Aug 2, 2015 8:19 pm

Gracie Wants Palhares Stripped, Banned from MMA

Rousimar Palhares was once viewed as one of the most dangerous welterweights in the world with the potential to become a UFC champion. Now, he’s viewed as flat-out “dangerous”. Another Palhares bout has come and gone and to the surprise of nobody, it ended in controversy. Shields challenged Palhares for his welterweight championship at “WSOF...

Aug 2, 2015 12:55 pm

‘That was the first time I almost cried while interviewing a fighter’

Emotions were running high in Brazil last night after the main-event of “UFC 190” concluded. Ronda Rousey had dished out another highlight-reel victory and proceeded to tear up after her win. During her post fight interview, she revealed she was going to dedicate her victory to the late “Rowdy” Roddy Piper and her father. Joe...

Aug 2, 2015 6:23 am

WSOF 22 Results: Palhares Taps Shields In ANOTHER Controversial Finish

Rousimar Palhares had yet another opportunity to show the world that he is not the dirty fighter Jake Shields accused him of being leading up to their championship bout at “WSOF 22” this past Saturday. The card took place at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada and rivaled “UFC 190”. The main...

Jul 29, 2015 4:29 pm

WSOF Appoints New CEO Effective Immediately

The World Series of Fighting announced today, via press release, that they have appointed a new CEO. Carlos Silva will step up and take the position effective immediately. Check out the press release: World championship Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) sports franchise World Series of Fighting (WSOF.com) announced today that it has appointed sports media executive...

Jul 29, 2015 12:02 am

In-Depth Look At Openly Transgender Fighter Fallon Fox

‘Fallon Fox is a groundbreaking woman in the history of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA). She is the first of her kind in a plethora of ways.’ BJ Penn, Matt Hughes, & Frank Trigg Talk Fighting… Eachother — EPIC! – AMAZING! – MUST WATCH!

Jul 27, 2015 5:48 pm

There May Be Charges Against Leben, But Domestic Violence Is Not One Of Them

Domestic violence in mixed martial arts has become a hot-button topic since HBO’s “Real Sports” did a feature on the issue. While some athletes, men and women, from different sports backgrounds do have a past with domestic violence, former UFC fighter Chris Leben is NOT part of that group. The “Ultimate Fighter” alumni was arrested in...

Jul 27, 2015 8:25 am

“UFC 190: Rousey vs. Correia” Finalized with 13 Fights!

This weekend’s UFC 190 pay-per-view lineup is set with 13 bouts! The event is headlined by a women’s bantamweight title fight featuring current champion Ronda Rousey (11-0 MMA) taking on undefeated challenger Bethe Correia (9-0 MMA). “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey returns to the cage for the first time since UFC 184 in February, where she defeated...

Jul 27, 2015 7:00 am

CM Punk Talks UFC Debut, Training and More — WATCH!

Phil “CM Punk” Brooks seems to be one of the top hot-button topics in the world of mixed martial arts. Whether he deserves a fight in the octagon or not is no longer an argument; The former WWE World Champion has inked a deal with the UFC and is already a UFC fighter. When he...

Jul 27, 2015 6:59 am

Bas Rutten: Fedor Emelianenko Would Give Jon Jones Some Problems

Fedor Emelianenko recently announced that he will be coming out of retirement and is no doubt fielding offers from mixed martial arts companies around the world. Whether it be UFC or Bellator, wherever Emelianenko lands his fans will follow. If Emelianenko signs with the UFC, just about any fight he takes could be labeled a...

Jul 26, 2015 6:44 am

White Sets the Record Straight: ‘Stitch and I Were Never Friends’

It was a sad day in mixed martial arts when Jabob “Stitch” Duran was released from the UFC for speaking out against their partnership with Reebok. “Stitch” has since spoken out about getting fired from the UFC and was upset at the fact that the call didn’t come from Dana himself. “To get a nut...

Jul 26, 2015 3:35 am

Shields: ‘I’d Love to Have Stitch Be My Cutman at WSOF 22’

Dana White and the Ultimate Fighting Championship caught the mixed martial arts community off guard earlier this week with the firing of Jabob “Stitch” Duran. “Stitch”, one of the best cutmen in the business, spoke out against UFC’s partnership with Reebok when he commented how it was going to negatively impact the income of people...

Jul 20, 2015 8:38 pm

UFC Fight Night 71 Medical Report: 9 Fighters Suspended for a Potential 6 Months

UFC Fight Night 71 was the perfect middle of the week break for mixed martial arts fans and we were treated to highlight-reel main-event knockout. Oddly enough, Todd Duffee is not among the six fighters who could be sitting on the sidelines for six months! Tony Ferguson was in an absolute war with Josh Thomson...

Jul 20, 2015 6:38 pm

Ex-Manager: ‘UFC has a big chance of signing Fedor’

Fedor Emelianenko signing with the UFC used to be something that could only be achieved in MMA fans’ dreams. Now, it is looking like it could actually become a reality. Emelianenko is now the hottest free agent in mixed martial arts and there is no doubt that the likes of M-1 and Bellator will be...

Jul 20, 2015 10:48 am

Emotional Christy Mack Details War Machine Attack (GRAPHIC LANGUAGE)

It is an unfortunate reality that domestic violence is an issue in our society, but the spotlight shines on the attacker more when they are in the public eye. The crime is not only limited to men like Ray Rice; USA World Cup Gold Medalist Hope Solo has also been accused of domestic violence as...

Jul 20, 2015 8:15 am

Tito vs. Fedor? Ortiz Open to Catchweight Bout with Emelianenko

Fedor Emelianenko is, without a doubt, the hottest free agent in the mixed martial arts world. Ultimate Fighting Championship has the opportunity to snag Fedor as his manager stated that there is no animosity between the two parties. However, Bellator is backed by Viacom and both companies could see some big ratings on SPIKE if...

Jul 19, 2015 2:09 pm

‘Bigfoot’ Silva Interested in Rematch with Fedor Emelianenko

Fedor Emelianenko is once again the hottest free agent in mixed martial arts. Whether he will head to Bellator or UFC remains to be seen, but heavyweights around the world are lining up for a shot at one of the greatest of all time. Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva’s stock rose tenfold in 2011 when he defeated...

Jul 19, 2015 1:54 pm

Dana White: Jon Jones and Chris Weidman wanted to fight at MSG

How amazing would it have been to see Jon Jones and Chris Weidman fight each other in Madison Square Garden? We may never get to find out since mixed martial arts was, once again, ignored by the New York legislature. UFC President Dana White confirmed during a question and answer session at the UFC Fan...

Jul 19, 2015 7:13 am

Manager: Fedor just as likely to sign with UFC as he is with Bellator

Fedor Emelianenko’s announcement that he will be returning to the world of mixed martial arts shocked the world earlier this week. The former PRIDE Heavyweight Champion has been inactive since his last bout in 2012 when he defeated Pedro Rizzo in less than two minutes. Now no longer associated with M-1 Global, Emelianenko is free...

Jul 17, 2015 9:24 am

Hammer Fist KO? Yes it happens… Brutal! — MUST WATCH!

Many Mixed Martial Arts fighters often employ the use of hammer fists while fighting inside the cage. The technique is a valuable form of offense for a fighter controlling their opponent from top position. What’s fairly uncommon is knocking your guy out with one. Hit play above, enjoy! Phuket Dreaming, brought to you by Phuket...

Jul 16, 2015 4:18 pm

REPLAY! BJPenn.com Radio With Jeremy “Lil Heathen” Stephens

Check Out Sports Podcasts at Blog Talk Radio with BJPenncom Radio on BlogTalkRadio Join us tonight at 5 P.M. PST as BJPenn.com Radio is joined by Jeremy Stephens. Jeremy is coming off a 3rd round highlight KO of Dennis Bermudez. We will talk to Jeremy about the bout, how it feels when he lands his...

Jul 16, 2015 3:45 pm

Nurmagomedov: ‘I hope Fedor knows MMA has changed’

“I grew up fighting Fedor and would very much like him to come back. However, I don’t want him in Bellator, but in the UFC. All the men whom he lost to serve in that organization.” “I hope Fedor understands that mixed martial arts has changed a lot. In any case, I wish him good...