373 Search Results for Muay Thai

Feb 5, 2017 10:09 am

After UFC Houston win, Felice Herrig wants Michelle Waterson or Paige VanZant

On Saturday night, the UFC touched down in Houston, Texas with UFC Fight Night 104. In the co-main event of this exciting card, 23-year-old strawweight prospect Alexa Grasso took on veteran Felice Herrig. From the early vantage point, Grasso was widely expected to blow through her experienced foe – as evidenced by her status as...

Jan 26, 2017 1:14 pm

Joe Schilling and Phil Baroni beef on Nate Diaz’s Instagram post

You won’t see former kickboxing and Muay Thai champion Joe Schilling and MMA pioneer Phil Baroni enjoying any time when near one another. The two scrappers have had bad blood for quite some time, and their rivalry spiked up recently as seen from their interaction in the comments on an Instagram post by Nate Diaz....

Jan 24, 2017 9:20 am

VIDEO | WMMA pioneer Gina Carano offers advice to Ronda Rousey

Though Ronda Rousey is widely credited with putting women’s MMA on the map, Gina Carano was the first real female star the sport ever produced. The Muay Thai specialist realized her stardom – which admittedly paled in comparison to the eventual megastardom of Ronda Rousey – in the cage of the long defunct Strikeforce organization....

Jan 18, 2017 12:00 pm

BJPENN.COM Radio Ep. 16 // Valentina Shechenko | John Wayne Parr | Ben Rothwell | Bas Rutten

BJPENN.COM Radio returns tonight at 8PM ET/5PM PT with another incredible line-up of guests! 8:15PM ET- Kicking off tonights show is UFC women’s bantamweight contender, Valentina Shevchenko – @bulletvalentina . “The Bullet” is slated to face Julianna Peña next weekend on FOX in a showdown that will likely determine the No.1 contender. We will get...

Jan 6, 2017 9:02 am

VIDEO | Edmond Tarverdyan boxing training

To close out 2016, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey returned to the Octagon for her highly anticipated return after suffering the first loss of her career at the hands of Holly Holm back in November of 2015. When rousey returned to the Octagon at UFC 207 to fight Amanda Nunes to close out...

Jan 3, 2017 10:29 am

Freddie Roach: Ronda Rousey should retire

This past weekend at UFC 207, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey made her return to the Octagon for the first time since suffering the first loss of her career at the hands of Holly Holm over a year ago. Unfortunately for Rousey, her return didn’t go as planned. While leading up to the...

Dec 23, 2016 11:13 pm

Martin Kampann issues warning to young fighters about sparring

UFC veteran Martin ‘The Hitman’ Kampmann spent 10 years fighting professionally, ending his career earlier this year after a 3-year hiatus following his 4th round TKO loss to Carlos Condit, resulting in ‘The Hitman’ being on a 2-fight losing streak. With 27 professional MMA fights, in addition to numerous amateur Muay Thai & Boxing matches,...

Dec 19, 2016 4:43 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Tiffany van Soest on Joanna Jedrzejczyk: She’s good but I know I’m better

Renown kickboxing and Muay Thai fighter Tiffany van Soest made history recently by becoming the first-ever female champion in the Glory kickboxing promotion. Van Soest fought twice on December 10 in the Women’s Super-Bantamweight Grand Prix to claim the title. Van Soest first met Jessica Gladstone in the semifinal, taking a unanimous decision win and...

Dec 18, 2016 11:53 am

After loss in Sacramento, “Platinum” Mike Perry requests rematch with Alan Jouban

One of the most anticipated features of Saturday’s UFC on Fox 22 lineup was a welterweight showdown between scrappy fan favorites Mike Perry and Alan Jouban. Given the pair’s proven propensity for violence, the possibility of a knockout in this fight seemed high. Unfortunately, we didn’t get a knockout. In fact, we didn’t even get...

Dec 2, 2016 2:26 pm

VIDEO | Brandon Vera defends ONE Championship heavyweight title in lopsided beatdown

Last December, UFC veteran Brandon Vera won the vacant One Championship heavyweight title with a thunderous first-round knockout of late-replacement Paul Cheng. Almost a full year later, Vera finally defended that title. He did so against the 43-year-old Hideki “Big Body” Sekine – who is also nicknamed “Shrek” – in the main event of One...

Nov 22, 2016 8:37 am

Cris Cyborg only returning to 140 for superfight

It’s no secret that Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg is a natural featherweight fighter. With that being said, both of Cyborg’s UFC fights have been at a catchweight of 140 pounds due to the fact that she is unable to make the bantamweight limit of 135 pounds. Despite the fights taking place at 140...

Nov 16, 2016 3:24 pm

PHOTO | Yoel Romero hugging Shaq is priceless

Yoel Romero made a huge statement with his flying knee finish over former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman at UFC 205 over the weekend. The “Soldier of God” is looking to get a chance against UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping and UFC President Dana White has already stated that the fight makes sense. Before going...

Nov 12, 2016 9:02 am

EXCLUSIVE | Yoel Romero believes two champions will retain their belts at UFC 205

Tomorrow night, on the main card of UFC 205 in New York, former Olympic wrestler Yoel Romero will take on former middleweight champion Chris Weidman in a highly anticipated middleweight bout. In advance of this pivotal showdown, the Cuban contender joined Chris Taylor on BJPenn.com’s Rapid Fire where he discussed a number of different topics including which...

Nov 11, 2016 9:42 am

EXCLUSIVE | Yoel Romero Apperciates Chris Weidman’s Skill, Forgives Him for USADA Comments

Tomorrow night, on the main card of UFC 205, streaking middleweight contender Yoel Romero will collide with former champion Chris Weidman in a bout that could well earn the winner a shot at reigning middleweight champion Michael Bisping. In advance of this pivotal showdown, Romero made an appearance on BJPenn.com’s Rapid Fire to speak with host Chris...

Nov 9, 2016 11:07 am

VIDEO | Joanna Jedrzejczyk Joins Robin Black to Analyze Her Unique Skill Set

UFC strawweight Joanna Jedrzejczyk is now just days away from her fourth title defense. This defense will see her take on fellow undefeated Polish star Karolina Kowalkiewicz on the main card of UFC 205. The card will go down this Saturday night inside New York City’s hallowed Madison Square Garden. In advance of this massive...

Oct 30, 2016 5:55 am

VIDEO | Actor Idris Elba Looks Impressive in His Kickboxing Debut

  Idris Elba Smashes it at York Hall! 👊🏾😂🇬🇧 A video posted by Madonna (@madonna) on Oct 28, 2016 at 5:58pm PDT England’s Idris Elba is a man of many talents. In addition to being an award-winning actor with top roles in shows like The Wire and Luther, and big screen hits like Thor, Star Trek Beyond and Pacific Rim, he’s also a...

Oct 26, 2016 8:43 am

Fabricio Werdum trolls Reebok with ‘Nike Fight Kit’ picture

Since the UFC announced their apparel partnership with Reebok, fighters and fans have continually criticized the brand. In the early days of the apparel deal, Reebok made quite a few errors when designing clothing for fighters, calling Anderson Silva “Anderson Aldo” on one of their shirts, and putting a United States patch on the sleeve...

Oct 21, 2016 9:44 am

Holly Holm sends message to critics

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm has been on a bit of a skid lately. After picking up a spectacular KO win over Ronda Rousey in the main event of UFC 193 back in November of 2015 to claim the women’s bantamweight championship in an incredibly dominant performance, Holm returned to the Octagon at...

Oct 19, 2016 6:05 am

UFC 207 Continues to Grow With Two Awesome Welterweight Bouts

UFC 207, which is scheduled for December 30 in glimmering Las Vegas, Nevada, is starting to look like an excellent card. On Tuesday, it was announced that Matt Brown will take on the talented Tarec Saffiedine at the event in an awesome welterweight showdown. Now, UFC 207 has grown by two more welterweight showdowns, and...

Oct 18, 2016 3:53 pm

Dana White posts video of Joanna Jedrzejczyk practicing nasty standing elbows ahead of UFC 205 title fight

Joanna Jedrzejczyk appears to be training hard for her upcoming title fight against fellow Polish woman’s MMA standout Karolina Kowalkiewicz. UFC president Dana White posted a video of the woman’s 115-pound champion training Muay Thai and some nasty standing elbows ahead of her title fight with Kowalkiewicz at UFC 205 on November 12. Take a look at Joanna’s...

Oct 4, 2016 10:05 pm

Thomas Almeida still thinks about Cody Garbrandt loss “all the time”

At the beginning of 2016, many predicted that 21-0 Brazilian bantamweight Thomas Almeida would climb to the top of the UFC’s bantamweight rankings by the end of the year, and even potentially earn himself a crack at bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz. On May 29th, Almeida stepped into the Octagon against Team Alpha Male prospect Cody...

Sep 23, 2016 4:48 pm

UFC Fight Night 95 Finalized Lineup

Tomorrow night, the UFC will return to Brasilia, Brazil with UFC Fight Night 95. The card’s main event will see reigning Invicta featherweight champion Cris “Cyborg” Justino make her sophomore UFC appearance opposite Sweden’s Lina Lansberg. The two will meet at a catchweight of 140 lbs. Cyborg, who had a brutal time cutting down to...

Sep 23, 2016 11:29 am

VIDEO | UFC fighters sound off on how to beat Cris Cyborg

Think you have the perfect game plan to beat "Cyborg" Justino? You're apparently one of the few. pic.twitter.com/hoFftQ8h5H — MMAjunkie (@MMAjunkie) September 23, 2016 With Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg now officially on weight, and ready to fight Lina Lansberg Saturday night in Brazil, the question is being asked ‘Just how does one beat...