197 Search Results for blackzilians

Jan 25, 2015 4:14 pm

Pros React To Johnson’s Win Over Gustafsson

Yesterday the MMA world watched on as Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson stepped into the Octagon to face Alexander Gustafsson in Sweden. Johnson did what many didn’t think he would, knocking out Gustafsson in the 1st round, marking the first time ‘The Mauler’ was stopped with strikes in his MMA career. Below is a compilation of fighter...

Jan 5, 2015 8:44 am

Joe Rogan: ‘CM Punk Needs A Year Of Training Before Making UFC Debut’

Martial arts expert, and longtime UFC commentator Joe Rogan is never one to shy away from giving his honest opinion, and he did just that when discussing the future fighting career of CM Punk, also known as Phil Brooks. Brooks, who has never competed in an amateur or professional MMA bout, will be making his...

Nov 24, 2014 9:16 am

PHOTOS | Anthony Johnson looking massive next to Alexander Gustafsson

Recently, Anthony Johnson and Alexander Gustafsson traveled to Stockholm to promote their UFC on FOX 14 bout which will determine who will next face Jon Jones for the light heavyweight title should he defeat Daniel Cormier in December. Alexander Gustafsson posted the following photo of the pair, during media-duties in Stockholm, on his official Facebook...

Oct 13, 2014 9:26 am

Vitor Belfort Plans To ‘Surprise’ Opponents Who Doubt Him

Vitor Belfort hasn’t fought in the Octagon since November of 2013, when he knocked out Dan Henderson with a head kick in the 1st round of their UFC Fight Night main event bout. Some time following the win, TRT was banned, leaving many to question if Vitor would be able to perform at the same...


Sep 26, 2014 10:33 am

Belfort Slams Weidman Over Injury, Accuses Champ Of Faking It

Vitor Belfort was slated to fight Chris Weidman on December 6th at UFC 181 in a long awaited matchup for the UFC middleweight title, however earlier this month news broke that Weidman had suffered a hairline fracture in his hand, and as a result, the bout was postponed until February of 2015. ‘The Phenom’ doesn’t...

Sep 8, 2014 4:20 pm

Anthony Johnson Wants Fight With Overeem, Says It’s Personal

Anthony Johnson hasn’t been afraid to speak his mind when it comes to former training partner Alistair Overeem and the incidents that occurred during The Reem’s time at Blackzilians. Rumble spoke in an interview with BloodyElbow about his desire to fight Overeem in the cage saying: “Yeah, I would definitely take that fight because for...

Sep 8, 2014 3:58 pm

Anthony Johnson Details More Incidents In Training About Alistair Overeem

Alistair Overeem has been widely criticized for going too hard in training. One fighter who is speaking out against Overeem louder than the rest is his former teammate, Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson. Rumble spoke about multiple incidents regarding Overeem, where he witnessed, or was informed about Overeem deliberately going hard against people. He spoke with BloodyElbow.com:...

Sep 6, 2014 2:29 pm

Thiago Silva Back Under UFC Contract

After a tumultuous year, that saw him jailed and terminated from the UFC, Thiago Silva has now recovered what was once lost. Earlier this week we learned that Silva was cleared of all charges by Florida prosecutors, and as a result, UFC President Dana White is prepared to let him return to fighting. Via UFC.COM:...

Sep 4, 2014 4:00 pm

“UFC Fight Night 50” Weigh-In results: One Misses Mark

Fighters from tomorrow night’s ‘UFC Fight Night 50: Jacare vs. Mousasi’ card hit the scales today at the UFC’s private weigh-ins event in Ledyard, Connecticut. All but one made their contracted weight limit, to make their bouts official. The entire event plays live and free on FOX sports 1, starting at 7:00/4:00 PM ET/PT. MAIN...

Aug 18, 2014 11:16 am

Arlovski: Overeem Injured Me Too, He “Injures Everyone He Trains With”

Andrei Arlovski commented on the recent injury of Jon Jones which occurred at the hands of Alistair Overeem while the two were training. Anthony Johnson was the first to step forward and say that Overeem injured him as well when the two trained at Blackzilians together. Now Andrei Arlovski sounds off on his experience sparring...

Jul 15, 2014 7:46 am

Overeem Confident He Will Knock Rothwell Out

Though Alistair Overeem was recently added to the UFC Fight Night 50 card, he is already making big plans for his for his return. Overeem had recently been on sort of a bumpy track, losing two fights in a row against Bigfoot Silva and Travis Browne. However, he brought himself back into the winners circle...

Jun 21, 2014 9:59 am

Paul Daley: ‘I’m ready to go back to the UFC’

“I’ve got things in place where if the UFC is ready to have me, I’m ready to go back. My BAMMA contract is up in December. I have a few people working on my behalf, very influential people. Glenn Robinson from Blackzilians, Rashad Evans’ manager, Michael Johnson’s manager; he’s been working on my behalf and...

May 12, 2014 8:22 pm

Browne: ‘Overeem Will Learn To Be A Team Player Or Be Out At Jackson’s’

“I think everybody’s due a chance. Just because he wasn’t the best teammate there, doesn’t mean he can’t be a good teammate here. When he comes to Jackson’s, the stuff that all his other teammates were saying he did, is not going to fly at Jackson’s. He will not have the opportunity to even let...

May 7, 2014 3:46 pm

Blackzilian Says Overeem Got Beat Up Too Much And Left The Team

By Evan Stoumbelis Gilbert Burns, one of the MMA prospects coming out of Blackzilians team in Boca Raton Florida spoke on the Sexto Round Podcast about former Blackzilian teammate Alistair Overeem’s departure from the team. “Overeem got mad because he was getting beat up by a guy with one hand, so he took Guto down...

May 3, 2014 12:35 pm

Thiago Silva’s Wife Has Restraining Order Removed

Former UFC light-heavyweight, Thiago Silva, was arrested back in February. Here’s the police report if you want the details. Then, in March he was released from jail on a $25,000.00 bond. Silva is back with the Blackzilians and coaching kickboxing classes and according to his lawyer, who spoke with FOX Sports, Silva’s wife had the restraining...

Apr 28, 2014 11:03 am

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighters React To Johnson’s Win Over Phil Davis

UFC 172 was the UFC’s only pay-per-view offering this month and it delivered. In the evening’s co-main event, Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson shocked the world by completely dominating, top UFC light-heavyweight contender, Phil Davis. After the fight, many took to twitter with their reactions. Check it: Anthony Johnson is a problem at this weight class wow....

Apr 26, 2014 11:07 am

Jon Jones and Rashad Evans Reconcile

By Evan Stoumbelis It’s been almost two years to date since light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones and former light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans duked it out in the cage, and according to the two former teammates, it seems the two have reconciled their differences. For those that are unfamiliar with the situation, Jones and Evans...

Apr 23, 2014 12:45 pm

Vitor Belfort Responds To Rockhold’s Criticism

Yesterday we ran a quote from former Strikeforce middleweight champion, Luke Rockhold. Still bitter about his defeat against Belfort, Rockhold blasted the former UFC champ for having a ‘Shady’ life, citing Karma as a reason for his ultimate demise. (Read that Here). Now, Belfort has taken to his instragram with a response. The photo reads:This...

Apr 14, 2014 7:12 pm

Tyrone Spong Confirms Surgery Success – Should Return To Training In 6 Months

Tyrone Spong is hopeful for a speedy recovery following his gruesome leg injury over the weekend while competing at GLORY 15 in Turkey. Spong, who was facing Gokhan Saki in the finals of the light heavyweight tournament, suffered a broken shin when Saki checked a kick. He immediately hit the canvas, and was comforted just...

Apr 9, 2014 8:25 pm

Alistair Overeem To Greg Jackson’s?

‘The Reem’, fresh off his Blackzilian exodus and new management deal, is looking at one of the world’s best teams as his new home for Mixed Martial Arts training. If true, he would join the ranks of Jon Jones, Travis Browne, Cerrone, Sanchez and many more. ‘UFC Tonight’ broke the news tonight on FOX Sports...

Apr 9, 2014 9:01 am

Alistair Overeem Signs With VFD Marketing

  Alistair Overeem has signed with VFD Marketing. BloodyElbow.com first reported the news.   Overeem has had a tumultuous few years in the management world, first calling it quits with his longtime management team, Golden Glory (which turned into a legal dispute that had to be settled out-of-court), and then most recently exiting from Authentic Sports Management, to...

Apr 8, 2014 9:06 pm

Blackzilian Boss Drops Alistair Overeem From Roster

When Alistair Overeem left his longtime team at Golden Glory, he enlisted Glenn Robinson and the Blackzilians as his new management and fight team. Unfortunately for all parties involved, it didn’t work out. Blackzilian boss, Robinson explains why: (via bloodyelbow.com) Tyrone and Alistair have not trained together in a very long time. He hasn’t trained...

Mar 5, 2014 8:06 am

Melvin Guillard on Upcoming Opponent Michael Johnson: ‘He aint no gangster’

“Let’s get this straight. Me and Michael Johnson were never really friends. We were just training partners. Let’s straighten that out right there. We never hung out, we never shot marbles together, we didn’t go out and eat dinner or nothing like that. I only saw him at the gym, and after that, I went...

Feb 18, 2014 5:53 pm

Rashad Evans Set To Undergo Surgery This Week To Repair Injured Knee

Rashad Evans now knows how long he will be out of action. On February 12th, BJPenn.com reported that the former UFC light heavyweight champion had injured his knee while training for his UFC 170 bout with 205-pound newcomer, Daniel Cormier. Over the following 24 hours (due to some confusion over the severity of the injury),...

Feb 5, 2014 2:49 pm

Anthony Johnson on Alistair Overeem: “He’s Team Alistair, that’s it.”

Prior to his fight with Frank Mir at UFC 169 (where he won via unanimous decision), UFC heavyweight Alistair Overeem left his teammates at the Blackzilians training camp in Florida in favor of training in Thailand. In a recent interview with FOX Sports, Anthony “Rumble” Johnson (a member of the Blackzilian’s) had this to say...