329 Search Results for Muay Thai

May 7, 2014 2:55 pm

Werdum on Velasquez: ‘I will break his game’

“He has a good stand up, a complicated game with boxing, muay thai and wrestling. He hits hard and has good takedowns. It’s hard to stop a fighter like that. My physical condition is going to be really important in this fight I will move a lot and avoid the clinch close to the fence....

May 1, 2014 12:16 pm

Tate: ‘Carmouche Tried To Lay n Pray’ – Wants Carano Bout

Following her first ever UFC win, former title challenger and TUF coach, Miesha Tate took to the UFC on FOX Sports 1 studio’s to talk about her last fight against Liz Carmouche and what the future holds for her.   Miesha Tate on getting her first win in the UFC against Liz Carmouche: “It feels really...

Apr 4, 2014 3:40 pm

Cyborg vs. Holm To PPV?

Top female fighting prospect, Holly Holm is fighting tonight on AXS TV. This bout, according to her coach, was to serve, at least at one-point, as a lead-in to a possible Cyborg vs. Holm PPV event, yet to be announced. Ariel Helwani tells it best: Mike Winkeljohn, Holm’s trainer of 16 years, said the plan...

Apr 3, 2014 10:22 am

Mark Munoz Excited To Show Off His Evolution In The Striking Realm

“Mousasi, his stand-up is amazing.He is planted, and always ready to fire. He’s got power shots from both hands. His kicks are unbelievable. For an MMA guy, he has amazing striking and on the ground he’s amazing too. That’s everything he has, and at the same time, he goes forward and doesn’t stop coming forward....

Apr 1, 2014 7:40 am

Salary Report: Cyborg Earns 5-Times More in Defeat Than Latest Kickboxing Opponent

Cris Cyborg may have lost her recent Muay Thai match last Friday night in Vegas, but she’s laughing all the way to the bank. The former Strikeforce champ and current Invicta FC champion, earned a whopping $25,000.00 for her five-round decision loss to Jorina Baars. Baars earned $5,000.00. Salary figures come from the Nevada State...

Apr 1, 2014 7:24 am

VIDEO | Roy Nelson Talks Rousey vs. Cyborg

Immediately following Cyborgs most recent Muay Thai match in Vegas, ‘Big Country’ Roy Nelson, shared his reaction to their bout and what he thinks about the proposed Rousey vs. Cyborg matchup.

Mar 31, 2014 5:50 am

Cyborg: ‘Weight Cut For Friday’s Fight Easiest Of My Career’

Last Friday, Jorina Baars handed Cris Cyborg the first loss of her young Muay Thai career (Full replay HERE), in what is being touted as the greatest women’s MMA fight ever. While that is usually a pretty disappointing moment in a fighter’s career, Cyborg has found a silver lining in that cloud. As always, she still...

Mar 29, 2014 12:07 pm

Cyborg On Last Night’s Loss: ‘I’m so happy’

“I’m so happy because I gave her five rounds with her, a champion of Muay Thai. No girl wants to fight her. She hasn’t fought in three years. She’s had eight belts and 38 fights, zero (losses). She’s never lost. I have two fights in Muay Thai. She had a good gameplan against me. She’s...

Mar 14, 2014 1:33 pm

Aldo Thinks Glover Teixeira Will Beat Jon Jones

Next month Jon Jones and Glover Teixeira will throw-down for the UFC light-heavyweight title. No one knows who is going to win this pivotal title fight, but UFC featherweight champion, Jose Aldo, has an idea and it comes in the form of his former Ruas Vale-Tudo teammate, Glover Teixeira. “I’m sure, I have no doubt in...

Feb 21, 2014 7:22 pm

Dan Hardy joins UFC Fight Pass as Color Commentator

Dan “The Outlaw” Hardy – the popular and charismatic former UFC welterweight title contender – will serve as the color commentator for six UFC Fight Night events to be screened exclusively on UFC FIGHT PASS, the Ultimate Fighting Championship® organization announced on Friday. Known for his punching power, punk rock Mohawk hairstyle and quick wit,...

Feb 19, 2014 10:50 am

EXCLUSIVE | Herbert Burns aims to keep his perfect record intact at “ONE FC: War of Nations”

Former World “No Gi” Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu champion, Herbert “The Blaze” Burns (2-0 MMA, 1-0 ONE FC), will make his return to ONE Fighting Championships this March, when he faces  promotional newcomer Harris Sarmiento (36-25 MMA) at the “ONE FC: War of Nations” event in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Herbert recently spoke with BJPENN.com’s Chris Taylor about his...

Feb 13, 2014 8:26 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Cyborg Responds To Dana’s Recent Criticism: ‘I hope the best for Dana’

We recently reported that UFC President Dana White took some cheap shots at Invicta FC champ, Cris Cyborg, today. The brash UFC boss told a room full of reporters at today’s media luncheon that he believes the Brazilian female fighter is on Performance Enhancing Drugs (PED’s). ‘Cyborg isn’t clean. She’s not’, said Dana White. ‘Cyborg...

Feb 6, 2014 7:48 pm

UFC GYM Celebrates 100th Gym Opening With Second Official BJ Penn Facility

UFC GYM, known for its TRAIN DIFFERENT approach that combines the world of mixed martial arts (MMA) and fitness, will celebrate the opening of its newest gym in Waikele, HI on Saturday, Feb. 8th. UFC GYM BJ Penn is a partnership with former two-division champion and Season 19 coach of The Ultimate Fighter®, BJ Penn. In addition to being the...

Feb 4, 2014 8:01 pm

Two world title fights headline World Series of Fighting 9 on March 29

The World Series of Fighting returns home to the fight capital of the world for “World Series of Fighting 9: Carl vs. Palhares.” World Series of Fighting, the Las Vegas-based mixed martial arts promotion, returns to The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas on March 29 with a pair of championship titles...

Jan 20, 2014 1:54 pm

Walt Harris Says Basketball is the Next Base for MMA

“I think in the next 10 years you’ll see more basketball players migrate over to MMA,” said Walt Harris (pictured, left), heavyweight knockout artist and UFC fighter.  Harris will face Nikita Krylov this Saturday at UFC on FOX 10. By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA The Ultimate Fighting Championship began as a competition to determine which style...

Dec 28, 2013 8:29 am

Anderson Silva’s Coaches Claim A Lack Of Motivation Caused Chris Weidman Loss

Anderson Silva, who faces UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman tonight, can prove a lot tomorrow night. Was the first fight a fluke? Is he still at the top of his game? Does he have the motivation to stay at the top level? Silva’s coaches believe the latter may be the biggest issue. According to Diogenes...

Dec 19, 2013 10:57 am

Anderson Silva: ‘Weidman Rematch For My Legacy’

“Sometimes you have good days for working, sometimes you have bad days for working,” said Silva. “My last fight was a bad day.” “I watch the last fight. And I see my technique and I talk to my friends and my coach and I don’t change too much. I train hard my mental because my...

Dec 12, 2013 3:37 pm

Shane del Rosario’s family will donate his organs, plans to create a foundation

  Shane del Rosario suffered a sudden heart attack on Nov. 26. He fought for nearly two weeks before dying at just 30-years-old The family of the former UFC/Strikeforce fighter released a statement on Tuesday in which it announced that it would honor his wishes by donating his organs. Del Rosario is suspected to have...

Dec 10, 2013 11:00 am

Remembering the life and career of Shane Del Rosario

It’s a strange thing, finding out that someone who you don’t know personally, but know from the media has passed away. It’s almost like you’re not sure if you should grieve and be upset. You weren’t family, you weren’t friends; but still you feel that sense of sadness and pain. What should we do? There...

Dec 6, 2013 8:13 am

Fabricio Werdum to Train with Steve Mocco at American Top Team for Cain Velasquez Bout

UFC heavyweight fighter Fabricio Werdum (right) has a good thing going at Kings MMA in Southern California; but according to legendary coach and trainer Rafael Cordeiro, Werdum and team will be traveling to Florida to train with Steve Mocco at American Top Team for additional support as the fighter prepares to challenge UFC heavyweight champion...

Dec 5, 2013 8:35 am

EXCLUSIVE | ‘Bigfoot’ Silva more than ready for Hunt at UFC Fight Night 33

UFC heavyweight Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva was the lone guest on last Friday’s BJPENN.COM Radio show. Silva, of course, is slated to face fellow American Top Team teammate Mark Hunt on Dec. 7 from Brisbane, Australia at ‘UFC Fight Night 33: Bigfoot vs. Hunt.’ Silva discusses fighting a teammate, being there when Hunt injured his leg...

Dec 5, 2013 8:32 am

EXCLUSIVE | Matt Brown talks upcoming fight with Condit and more

By Evan Stoumbelis Recently I was fortunate enough to interview top welterweight contender Matt “The Immortal” Brown on his upcoming fight with Carlos Condit, GSP vs. Hendricks, how he got his start in the sport and more. As always, Matt’s responses are italicized. How is training for the Condit fight going?: So far so good...

Dec 4, 2013 10:47 am

‘Shogun’ Expecting Stand Up Fight This Friday Against Te Huna

“I’ve been training in Sao Paulo for over a month, and I’ll be training here for the rest of my camp. My camp has been great at Demian Maia’s team. I expect a tough fight. He’s a good fighter that likes to stand and bang. It will be a great fight, for sure. He like...

Nov 28, 2013 7:27 am

Gabriel Gonzaga: “I Want To Be UFC Champion”

Gabriel Gonzaga, who once scored one of the most surprising knockouts in UFC history, a headkick knockout against feared striker Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic, is now gunning for a UFC title. Gonzaga was released from the UFC roster in 2010 after a unanimous decision loss to Brendan Schaub, but got another chance after scoring an...

Nov 27, 2013 8:46 am

Author Shows Us The Softer Side (Yes, It Exists) Of MMA’s Only Female ‘Cyborg’

Cyborgs aren’t supposed to have emotions. They’re supposed to be relentless killing machines dressed in leather jackets and dark sunglasses, with an uncanny resemblance to former bodybuilders. They’re supposed to speak with a thick accent. They’re supposed to let nothing stand in their way as they hunt down semi-helpless children in an attempt to alter the course of...

Nov 22, 2013 9:45 am

EXCLUSIVE | Alexis Davis Wants Title Shot, Says She’ll Capitalize On Ronda Mistakes

“I want that title shot.  I don’t care if it’s Ronda, I don’t care if it’s Miesha, that’s what I’m looking for.” Following a dominant unanimous-decision victory over top-ranked fighter Liz Carmouche, UFC women’s bantamweight star Alexis Davis sits amongst the division’s top fighters; and she has her eyes set on the UFC gold for...

Nov 12, 2013 12:59 pm

EXCLUSIVE (Part 1) | Cat Zingano on Alexis Davis: “I Really Don’t Find Her a Threat”

“The idea got thrown out there for Alexis to come up and take that spot,” Cat Zingano told BJPenn.com Radio about possible UFC women’s bantamweight contender Alexis Davis, “but realistically I haven’t heard that’s going to be the case.”  Following Davis’ impressive win over Liz Carmouche, there has been talk that the injured Zingano may...