278 Search Results for big nog

Nov 6, 2015 10:37 pm

Belfort predicts McGregor will be forgotten

Former UFC champion Vitor Belfort has been around MMA for quite some time, and has seen many trash talkers in his day. Given that, he believes that once UFC interim featherweight champion Conor McGregor loses, he will be forgotten. Belfort spoke to Combate: “Trash talkers always existed, since the Tank Abbott days. Conor is winning,...

Oct 5, 2015 2:40 pm

Tito: Fedor Is Not The GOAT, But Jones Could Be

Fedor Emelianenko was on the verge of helping the mixed martial arts community resolve one of the greatest debates of our sport: Is he the greatest fighter of all time? When Emelianenko announced his return to the sport of mixed martial arts, fans were excited for the possibility of seeing “The Last Emperor” step inside...

Oct 2, 2015 3:26 pm

Cain Velasquez On Werdum Rematch: ‘We’re Hearing March, In Brazil’

Former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez took part in a fan Q&A prior to today’s UFC 192 weigh-ins in Houston, where he revealed that his rematch with Fabricio Werdum is being targeted for a March event in Brazil. “Now we’re hearing March in Brazil, so I’m happy about that,” Velasquez told MMAjunkie. “I’m looking to...

Aug 30, 2015 5:45 pm

Booking Roundup: Frankie Edgar and Chad Mendes finally meet!

Everybody from featherweight Frankie Edgar to heavyweight Stefan Struve were all assigned new fights this week! Catch up with the going-ons of the promotion in this week’s “Booking Roundup”! Ultimate Fighter Season 22 Finale: Chad Mendes Gets “The Answer” UFC featherweights Chad Mendes and Frankie Edgar have recently taken to social media to call each...


Aug 28, 2015 3:16 am

OOPS! Stefan Struve Almost KO’s Coach With Spinning Back Kick

UFC heavyweight ‘The Skyscraper’ Stefan Struve almost took his coach’s head off with a spinning back kick. They were training, hitting pads, and Struve went for a big kick. Apparently his coach wasn’t ready because the kick landed directly on his chin. He quickly moved back and Struve ran in to check on him. It...

Aug 12, 2015 8:39 am

Bitter? Koscheck Not Happy With UFC’s Recognition Of His Career

Former UFC welterweight and member of TUF season one, Josh Koscheck, didn’t feel great when the UFC didn’t offer him a job with them after his 10 year career with the promotion. He recently talked to Submission Radio about his departure from the MMA promotion and said it was kind of strange the way they...

Aug 7, 2015 12:15 am

Which UFC Fighter Has Mismatched Feet?

Now I’m not a doctor but I’m pretty sure this UFC heavyweight’s feet aren’t supposed to look like that. Stefan Struve, who just fought and beat Big Nog at UFC 190, shared this picture on his Instagram, showing his feet looking completely different from one another. Looks like he injured one of them during the...

Jul 30, 2015 7:23 pm

Taylor vs. Baroni | UFC 190 Edition‏

UFC 190 goes down this Saturday live from the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The pay-per-view event is headlined by a women’s bantamweight title fight featuring current champion Ronda Rousey taking on top contender Bethe Correia. In the evening’s co-main event slot, former UFC light heavyweight champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua will battle Antonio...

Jul 28, 2015 4:11 pm

The ‘Best Stefan Struve’ Will Be At UFC 190

“I’ve had a couple of rough years and a couple of bad fights, because of some things that happened in my personal life. I think he thinks he’s got a chance if I fight the way I fought in my last two fights. But I can tell you that’s not going to happen. He is...

Jun 17, 2015 8:29 am

Stefan Struve ‘Putting The Last Couple Of Years Behind Him’

“He’s an amazing fighter, but I really want to show that I’m back and that I left a couple of rough years behind me. I want to show that I’m the better fighter wherever the fight goes. I want to take care of business and make it as fast as possible. I want to knock...

Apr 1, 2015 2:03 am

JDS Calls Fight With Alistair Overeem “Interesting”

  “That’s an interesting fight. If the UFC also thinks so, it will happen. He’s doing well, got himself two wins in a row. Before that he was sort of apathetic in the division. No matter who it is, I just want that can make me evolve and get better at my quest to be the...

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®...

Apr 29, 2014 8:17 pm

Massive Changes Made To BJPENN.com Rankings

By Evan Stoumbelis The UFC has been on a role lately, having 4 events in almost 2 weeks. The string of fight cards was capped off this past Saturday with UFC 172: Jones vs. Texeira where fight fans saw light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones defend his UFC light heavyweight title for the 7th time. Below...

Apr 15, 2014 2:40 pm

Mark Hunt vs. Roy Nelson Please‏

Roy “Big Country” Nelson (20-9 MMA, 7-5 UFC) is coming off a devastating first-round knockout victory over Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, which he earned in the main event of last week’s ‘UFC Fight Night 39’ event in Abu Dhabi. The victory over “Big Nog” snapped a 2-fight losing skid for Nelson and moved him back up...

Apr 12, 2014 11:11 am

Roy Nelson: ‘Dream Opponent is Cain Velasquez’

“Every time I fight, I always try to make a statement. I always try to give the fans what they want to see. The thing with ‘Big Nog’ is you can’t just jump right on him. I tried to get a TKO, but he recovers. He actually knows where he’s at, even when he’s kind...

Apr 8, 2014 8:51 pm

PHOTO | Abu Dhabi Stadium Still Under Construction For Friday’s UFC Event

The Arena for Friday’s UFC event is still being put together. Or at least that’s what it appears like, as earlier today, UFC President Dana White sent out the following: Building the stadium in Abu Dhabi for Big Nog vs Big Country this FRIDAY on Fight Pass!!! pic.twitter.com/YrC1jGiocr — Dana White (@danawhite) April 8, 2014...

Apr 8, 2014 2:06 pm

Roy Nelson: ‘Roy Nelson is definitely a household name’

“Everyone wants to fight Nogueira in the UFC because he’s the only one that’s won a Pride belt and a UFC belt. He’s a legend. He’s one of those guys that comes to fight. He’s an old-school guy where he’s going to try to finish the fight regardless in the first round or fifth round....

Mar 21, 2014 12:11 pm

WSOF Buzzing Over New Hawaiian-Born Brothers

When you have a favorite fighter, an athlete of incredible skill, amazing power and explosive entertainment value, you always wish there was another. “Why can’t there be more like this guy,” we cry after a particularly satisfying fight. Well, luckily, there are times when the sport is blessed to have two great athletes not fall...

Feb 13, 2014 6:41 pm

Frank Mir Still Wants To Fight, But Only Under The UFC Banner

Coming off of his fourth straight defeat, former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir, is not ready to hang them up. In fact, the Las Vegas resident, isn’t even looking to downgrade his competition. As reported on last night’s UFC Tonight, Frank Mir’s manager Malki Kawa, told FOX Sports that the only place Mir wants to...

Feb 11, 2014 9:44 am

Roy Nelson Admits To Considering TRT Use

“Big Country” isn’t exactly the type that you would take too seriously. With his giant beard and Buddha belly Roy Nelson has always been kind of the big kid in the heavyweight division. However, we must keep in mind that Roy is no kid, in fact he’s a very skilled fighter who has been in...

Jan 30, 2014 5:09 pm

VIDEO | Dana White UFC 169 Pre-Fight Scrum

UFC president Dana White discusses UFC 169, TUF: Brazil, Julianna Pena’s knee injury, Michael Bisping’s eye, Big Nog vs. Big Country, TRT, Werdum vs. Browne, CM Punk, and much more on UFC 169 media day Thursday.

Jan 30, 2014 12:50 pm

Browne vs. Werdum Set For UFC on FOX 11 Main Event

A heavyweight title-eliminator-bout between Fabricio Werdum and Travis Browne has been signed, sealed and will surely deliver in the headlining slot of UFC on FOX 11. UFC president, Dana White, announced the bout during today’s media event for UFC 169. UFC on FOX 11 is set to go down on April 19 from the Amway...

Jan 13, 2014 5:29 pm

UFC on FOX 11 Headed To Florida With Werdum vs. Browne & Tate vs. Carmouche

Travis Browne is one fight away from a shot at the belt. At the second UFC on FOX show of this year (scheduled for April 19th), we will have two new fights to look forward to, as Browne will face off against Fabricio Werdum in a title elimination match, and bantamweights Miesha Tate and Liz...

Dec 13, 2013 8:12 am

Dana White: Fabricio Werdum Will Fight Winner Of Travis Browne vs. Josh Barnett Fight

Following the UFC on FOX 9 pre-fight press conference, UFC President Dana White shed some light on the future of the UFC heavyweight division. Fabricio Werdum has stated that he would wait until UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez recovered from his shoulder surgery, but it seems as though White thinks that will not be the...

Dec 12, 2013 3:47 pm

UFC wants Werdum to face the winner of Browne vs. Barnett

Since returning to the UFC in February of 2012, heavyweight contender Fabricio Werdum (17-5-1 MMA, 5-2 UFC) has gone 3-0, with impressive wins over Roy Nelson, Mike Russow and most recently ‘Big Nog.’ In late October, UFC president Dana White stated that the 36-year-old Brazilian, Werdum, would be the next man to challenge rating UFC heavyweight champion...

Nov 12, 2013 12:26 pm

Rashad Evans Wants To Retire… Before He Gets Retired

Chuck Liddell. Gary Goodridge. Rich Franklin. Big Nog. All of these names come to mind, when you think of fighters who might have been a little too stubborn for their own good; clinging to their competitive spirit a little too long, most combat athletes fail to retire while on top of their game, opting to...