2216 Search Results for mixed martial arts

Mar 6, 2015 9:39 am

Jones Wants This — #OneDay

UFC light-heavyweight champion, and proud New Yorker Jon “Bones” Jones took this photo outside of New York’s Madison Square Garden. Like many New York based fighters, Jones is hoping to one day fight in his hometown. Check it: #OneDay pic.twitter.com/GYkwZAQs4T — Jon Bones Jones (@JonnyBones) March 5, 2015 Currently, there is a ban on Mixed...

Mar 5, 2015 9:21 am

The Ultimate Fighter Season 22 Tryouts Set For March 29, In Vegas

Following the 10-year anniversary of its successful reality series, The Ultimate Fighter, the UFCannounces tryouts for the next season. Tryouts are open to 155 and 170-pound men with a winning professional record. The winner of this season of The Ultimate Fighter will win a lucrative contract with the UFC. This season of The Ultimate Fighter will...

Mar 4, 2015 9:18 am

Ronda’s Mom Blogs: ‘She’s staying at 135’ — Here’s Why!

Should she, could she, would Ronda fight a man and win? Could she fight a Gorilla? Could she take on a bear? These are all very valid questions Momma Rousey addresses in her latest blog. Enjoy: Why 135 is a good number http://t.co/A7gB1Zfdg0 — DrAnnMaria (@DrAnnMaria) March 4, 2015 “For some people, success is like...

Mar 4, 2015 8:32 am

Melbourne Adopts Cage, UFC Debut Set

The UFC today applauded the State of Victoria Labor Government for executing a ministerial directive designed to increase safety within the sport of mixed martial arts (MMA) by allowing the sport to be conducted in a much safer fenced-in enclosure. The directive was announced this morning at a press conference held by The Honourable John...

Mar 3, 2015 2:24 pm

Kendall Grove To Fight For Bellator Middleweight Strap

Undefeated Bellator MMA World Middleweight Champion Brandon “Bull” Halsey (8-0) looks to defend his belt for the first time when he takes on towering Hawaiian scrapper Kendall “Da Spyder” Grove (21-14). The contest serves as the headlining bout of “Bellator: Halsey vs. Grove,” which takes place on Friday, May 15, at Pechanga Resort & Casino...

Feb 27, 2015 10:38 pm

INVICTA FC 11 Event Recap: Cyborg & Grasso Win Big

“Invicta FC 11” saw an action packed night of fights take place live from Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California! There was a total of four stoppages and it was a shame the card aired on UFC Fight Pass because it was an event that even a casual mixed martial arts fan would have enjoyed....

Feb 27, 2015 9:25 pm

Bellator 134 Results: McGeary Dethrones Newton, Earns Decision Win!

The first round was one of the most exciting first rounds mixed martial arts fans have seen all year. It looked as if Newton had the upperhand when he decided to take the fight to the ground, but McGeary trapped him in a triangle choke. Newton’s arm was out of place so he could not...

Feb 22, 2015 7:10 am

French Judo Federation Bans Coaches From Teaching MMA

In a shocking move, the French Judo Federation has banned any Judo coach, or competitor, from teaching MMA, which is currently illegal in France. The French Judo Federation President, Jean-Luc Rouge, spoke to L’Equipe Rouge in French, which has been translated by BloodyElbow. “Anyone (in judo) caught teaching MMA (Mixed martial arts), will be removed...

Feb 18, 2015 9:22 am

Cummins Challenges OSP To Random Drug Testing

UFC light heavyweight Patrick Cummins wants to help clean up the sport of mixed martial arts. Cummins is currently riding a 3-fight win streak, which he will put on the line this Arpil when he squares off with Ovince Saint Preux at the UFC on FOX 15 event in Newark. Cummins recently spoke with MMAFighting.com,...

Feb 16, 2015 4:18 pm

Lawler, And Rockhold, Land Major Deals With Adidas

Welterweight champion Robbie Lawler, and top ranked UFC middleweight Luke Rockhold have both signed landmark deals with Adidas Combat Sports USA. Both fighters were already signed to Adidas, however both men renewed their contracts. Adidas Combat Sports sent out a press release, which BJPENN.com received. New York, NY and Portland, OR – Robbie Lawler and...

Feb 16, 2015 7:27 am

Royce Gracie: ‘Failed Drug Tests Show The System Is Working’

With the recent string of PED busts, inside and outside of the UFC, many fans, and fighters, are saying the the sport of Mixed Martial Arts, has a massive drug problem that needs to be fixed. With two of the UFC’s pound for pound kings, Jon Jones and Anderson Silva, failing drug tests in the...

Feb 10, 2015 1:09 pm

TJ Dillashaw Talks, And You Should Listen

Reigning and defending UFC Bantamweight Champion TJ Dillashaw was featured on the most recent edition of “Team Alpha Male Radio” and proved to be just as entertaining behind the microphone as he is on the canvas. Even though fans and media alike have been praising Dillashaw for his striking inside the octagon, TJ reminded us...

Feb 9, 2015 1:50 pm

Anderson Silva Pulled From ‘TUF Brazil’ Coaching Slot

Just moments ago the UFC announced that Anderson Silva will no longer be a coach on TUF Brazil 4 following his recent failed drug test. Silva has yet to appear before the Nevada State Athletic Commission, but will do so on February 17th. The UFC sent the following press release regarding the situation: The UFC®...

Feb 9, 2015 7:45 am

GSP: ‘Silva vs. Diaz Should Have Been Cancelled, PED’s Are Weapons’

Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre has always been vocal about his stance on PEDs, saying they have no place in the sport, and even going as far as to cite the PED problems in MMA for one of the reasons for his retirement. Following Anderson Silva’s failed drug test for 2 PED’s, Georges...

Feb 7, 2015 10:50 am

GSP ‘surprised’ by Anderson Silva’s failed UFC 183 drug test

Just about everyone in the mixed martial arts community was shocked to learn that former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva had tested positive for 2 types of banned substances (steroids) following his UFC 183 victory over Nick Diaz. Former UFC welterweight champion, Georges St. Pierre, recently spoke with La Presse (via Yahoo) where he gave...

Feb 5, 2015 3:38 pm

Florian: Silva – Jones Drug Test A “Black Eye” For The Sport

Former UFC title contender Kenny Florian was recently at FOX Sports with Daniel Cormier where he shared his thoughts on the failed drug tests of UFC superstars Jon Jones and Anderson Silva. Jon Jones made headlines when it was announced that cocaine metabolites were found in his system, this after a random pre-fight drug test...

Feb 5, 2015 12:12 pm

Mac Danzig, Gabe Ruediger Latest To File Lawsuit Against The UFC

Add Ultimate Fighter Veterans Gabe Ruediger (pictured) and Mac Danzig to the slowly-growing list of UFC fighters filing lawsuit against the ZUFFA owned Mixed Martial Arts Promotion. Their inclusion to this class-action cause is the fourth lawsuit filed against the UFC. Notable  fighters going after the promotion are, Cung Le, Brandon Vera, Jon Fitch, and more. Danzig, an...

Feb 5, 2015 9:56 am

Gallery! Kimbo Slice Poses For Bellator

Bellator’s latest acquisition, Kevin “Kimbo Slice” Ferguson is readying himself for a return to Mixed Martial Arts. As part of that, there was a photo shoot. Check it: (IF Gallery doesn’t load, CLICK HERE) Post by Bellator MMA.

Feb 5, 2015 9:39 am

PISSED! Bisping — ‘Who’s to say he wasn’t cheating all along’

“When I read the news, I was in utter disbelief… He tested positive for not just one, but two illegal substances. My initial reaction was sadness, disappointment. I was disappointed in Anderson, but then I thought about it and was like ‘Hold on a minute, this doesn’t surprise me at all’.” “I just am so...

Feb 4, 2015 7:28 pm

Dana White Statement On Anderson Silva

“Anderson Silva has been one of the greatest athletes this sport has ever seen. He has had a long and distinguished career in mixed martial arts. In his nine years with the UFC, Anderson has never tested positive for a banned substance. In light of this, we want to ensure that Anderson gets his due...

Feb 3, 2015 6:17 pm

Anderson Silva Fails Pre-Fight Drug Test For Steroids

“On February 3, 2015, the UFC organization was notified by the Nevada State Athletic Commission that Anderson Silva tested positive for Drostanolone metabolites on his Jan. 9 out of competition drug test. UFC’s understanding is that further testing will be conducted by the Commission to confirm these preliminary results. “Anderson Silva has been an amazing...

Feb 3, 2015 2:04 pm

Silva Manager: ‘Nick Diaz has got balls’

“Speaking to my business partner Jorge [Guimaraes], he said that was one of the greatest shoots he’d ever seen. Nick Diaz going and laying down, Nick Diaz doing what he was doing, and not only doing that…but doing that to Anderson Silva.” “I mean, if you’re going to lay down in a mixed martial arts...

Jan 30, 2015 2:08 pm

Cody ‘No Love’ Garbrandt Chronicles His Journey To Team Alpha Male- Exclusive

    Fresh off an impressive win at UFC 182, Team Alpha Male fighter Cody ‘No Love’ Garbrandt spoke with BJPENN.COM Radio about his journey to the team and what his plans are for the future. Garbrandt opened eyes when he stopped Marcus Brimage with strikes in the last 10 seconds of his UFC debut....

Jan 29, 2015 4:10 am

Gina Carano Back In Training?

It would appear as if former MMA mega-star Gina Carano is back in the gym, but not just any gym. According to this recent post from Zoila Frausto, Carano was back training some Mixed Martial Arts. Check it: #Repost by @jenniferg217 with @repostapp.
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Today's training session @csagym was with these two!! They were awesome and I...

Jan 28, 2015 8:08 pm

UFC Fight Night Manilla Announced For May

The UFC today announced their inaugural, and much anticipated UFC Fight Night Manila event in partnership with SM Lifestyle Entertainment inc. The first UFC event in Asia of 2015 will take place in Manila on the 16th May 2015 at the city’s destination venue, SM Mall of Asia Arena. Executive Vice President and General Manager,...

Jan 24, 2015 4:40 pm

UFC on FOX 14 Results: Tumenov Picks Up Decision Win Over Musoke

The final bout of the preliminaries was more of a kickboxing bout than a mixed martial arts match. Both men took to the center of the octagon and landed their fair share of strikes and it started off as a relatively even bout. However, as time went on one fighter was privy to the strategy...

Jan 22, 2015 10:11 am

The New York Politician Responsible For Blocking MMA Was Just Arrested

New York State Assembly speaker, Sheldon Siver, was arrested on federal corruption charges on Thursday and accused of using the power of his office to solicit millions in bribes and kickbacks, according to court documents. (via the New York Times) Siver is best known to MMA Fans as the man responsible for keeping the sports...