2214 Search Results for mixed martial arts

Jan 20, 2015 5:44 pm

Confirmed! Cro Cop’s Back

Mixed Martial Arts Legend Mirko ‘Cro Cop’ Filipovic has taken to his personal website to announce his UFC return. This confirmation comes on the heels of a previously ran ‘Rumor Report’ on BJPENN.COM, earlier today. Cro Cop last saw action under the UFC banner in a losing effort to Roy Nelson back in 2011. He...

Jan 20, 2015 10:47 am

Wanderlei Silva Sues Nevada State Athletic Commission

UFC and PRIDE fighting legend Wanderlei Silva is suing Nevada State’s Athletic Commission for issuing him a lifetime ban from the sport of Mixed Martial Arts. The MMA Fighters lawsuit states, “The NSAC, like any other agency, is a ‘creature’ of statue and attempts to expand jurisdiction over subject matter not conferred by the legislature...

Jan 19, 2015 7:35 pm

Matt Brown: ‘CM Punk Is Going To Be In For A Shock’

Matt ‘The Immortal’ Brown is a veteran of both the sport of Mixed Martial Arts, and the UFC. Aside from being a top ranked welterweight, Brown has racked up 18 fights under the UFC banner, and 31 professional fights in his professional career, making him very qualified to speak about what it’s like to fight...

Jan 18, 2015 6:09 pm

UFC FN 59 Results: Wade Takes 3 Low Blows, Still Defeats Lipeng

Zhang Lipeng and Chris Wade slowed the pace of tonight’s event with their bout. Low blows, strikes to the back of the head and a grapple-heavy fight led to a fight that may not have satisfied the casual mixed martial arts fan’s appetite for action. By Jon Kirschner | Twitter The referee called for the...

Jan 15, 2015 5:04 pm

Danzig Chimes In On UFC Lawsuit

Former UFC lightweight fighter Mac Danzig recently spoke with MSNBC about a number of topics including the recent class action lawsuit filed against his former employer. The now retired Danzig doesn’t feel like the UFC has supported the mixed martial arts industry, his words: Basically, they’ve created an industry on their own success, but they...

Jan 14, 2015 4:01 pm

Reebok Announces Partnership With Conor McGregor

Continuing to empower fitness enthusiasts around the world through its tough fitness approach, Reebok announces today its partnership with UFC featherweight contender, Conor McGregor. The signing follows the recent announcement of Reebok’s groundbreaking partnership with the UFC, the world’s leading mixed martial arts organization, and builds upon the global fitness brand’s impressive roster of UFC...

Jan 14, 2015 11:25 am

Meet Bellator MMA’s New Ring Girl

The Bellator Mixed Martial Arts Promotion has a new ring girl, Summer Daniels (pictured). Summer replaces Jade Bryce, Bellator’s former ring girl who served the promotion for 99 events. Here’s the company’s announcement: Excited to have @SummerDaniels21 join us this Friday at "Bellator: Pitbull vs Straus" as a #BellatorMMA Ring Girl! pic.twitter.com/bClt2YUT8c — Bellator MMA...

Jan 12, 2015 9:54 pm

Ring Of Combat 50 Hits PPV TV

Later this month, Lou Neglia’s Ring Of Combat 50 will go down from Atlantic City New Jersey. It was announced earlier this week via a press release, that the event will be sold on cable TV as a Pay-Per View. GoFight Live (www.gfl.tv), the world’s premier online destination for live combat sports, announced today that...

Jan 12, 2015 2:33 pm

Get To Know Joseph Duffy, The Last Man To Defeat Conor McGregor

Cage Warrior Fighting Championship lost one of their top stars earlier this month to the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Joseph Duffy (12-1) recently signed with the UFC and will be making his debut in the octagon in the near future. Even though people seem to think his claim to fame is being the last man to...

Jan 12, 2015 1:39 pm

Robbie Lawler vs. Nick Diaz 2? Dana White would ‘love to see it’

Current UFC welterweight champion “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler (25-10 MMA) has only suffered one knockout loss in his 35 professional mixed martial arts fights. That knockout loss came over 10 years ago at UFC 47 to Nick Diaz, who sent Lawler crashing to the canvas early in the second-round of their 2004 battle. Many fans and...

Jan 9, 2015 10:00 am

WSOF 18: Moraes vs. Hill Set For February 12

    Reigning World Series of Fighting world bantamweight (135 pounds) champion Marlon Moraes (13-4-1) of Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. via Nova Friburgo, Brazil will put his coveted Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) title on the line for the first time against undefeated rival Josh Hill (10-0) of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada in the main event of a...

Jan 8, 2015 6:12 pm

NSAC Says Jones’ CIR Tests Came Back Clean

As the train continues to fills on the Jon Jone’s witch hunt express, so do the allegations that he’s defrauded the public, and the sport of Mixed Martial Arts. Part of the public’s gripe can now be put to rest, as it appears to be recently revealed as  a non-issue. According to a report coming...

Jan 8, 2015 5:26 pm

Dana White Expecting GSP’s Return In 2015

Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre has yet to say whether or not he’s going to make a return to Mixed Martial Arts, but UFC President Dana White is fully expecting GSP’s return later this year. During a recent interview with FOX Sports, the UFC boss stated, “I really do think that Georges St-Pierre will...

Jan 8, 2015 10:23 am

White: Dillashaw, Faber Said They’ll Fight

In the word of Mixed Martial Arts most camps have an internal policy, where teammates don’t fight teammates, but according to the UFC boss, Team Alpha Male’s a little more liberal. In a recent interview with FOX Sports 1 (Replay HERE), UFC President Dana White said that both Dillashaw and Faber have no issue squaring off....

Jan 8, 2015 5:00 am

Ken Shamrock Books Bare Knuckle Fight

Mixed Martial Arts Pioneer Ken Shamrock is making a return to the world of Combat Sports. Representatives from his camp confirmed yesterday with BJPENN.COM, that the former UFC fighter will take to bare knuckle fighting in the UK. In a release, they stated: Ken Shamrock, a worldwide recognized MMA fighter and UFC Hall of Famer,...

Jan 6, 2015 4:30 pm

UFC Fighters React To Jon Jones’ Cocaine Positive

Earlier today the world learned of an unfortunate positive drug test in our sport. UFC light-heavyweight champion, and pound-for-pound king of Mixed Martial Arts Jon “Bones” Jones was randomly tested by the Nevada State Athletic Commission exactly one-month prior to last weekend’s UFC 182 main event. The result? Cocaine. Now the world of MMA, and...

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...

Jan 2, 2015 9:41 am

Rockhold “Tortured” By Master Seagal

Steven Seagal has inserted himself back into the world of Mixed Martial Arts through the training camp of Daniel Cormier. Think this edge will lead to a new champion tomorrow night? So this happened tonight. Tortured by Steven Segal, check that one off the bucket list. #deathtouch http://t.co/0mHIx0Cy6R — Luke Rockhold (@LukeRockhold) January 2, 2015...

Jan 1, 2015 12:18 pm

Cormier: This is probably my last chance to be the best in the world

Former Olympic Wrestler Daniel Cormier will put his undefeated mixed martial arts record on the line this Saturday night in hopes of capturing UFC gold as he faces reigning light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones in the main event of UFC 182. Jeremy Botter recently did a story on Cormier titled “The Olympian” in which he...

Jan 1, 2015 4:30 am

Myles Jury Doesn’t Think He Gets Any Respect

Myles Jury talks about if he’s undefeated, his two stints on The Ultimate Fighter, Donald Cerrone, when he started training mixed martial arts, if this puts him in title shot mix, and much more.

Dec 31, 2014 5:01 am

Politician Responsible For NY MMA Ban Under FBI Investigation

Corruption and politics? Say it ain’t so! The sport of mixed martial arts (MMA) is legal and regulated everywhere in North America… Well, except for New York that is. That’s because New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver has done his very best to keep MMA from becoming regulated in the state. As a consequence, amateur...

Dec 30, 2014 1:48 pm

Jon Jones: Who cares if I’m fake? I win fights”

“No one wants to be the bad guy, but a the same time, people tag me to be the bad guy, and I’ve learned to just let go. When I read my comments on Twitter and Instagram, I realize I really do inspire people, and people really appreciate who I am as a martial artist....

Dec 29, 2014 11:01 pm

Jones Admits Loss Of Nike Sponsorship Wasn’t The Result Of Brawl

Following the UFC Ultimate Media Day brawl between Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones, news surfaced that Jon Jones was no longer sponsored by Nike. Many believed that the departure from the popular sporting brand was a result of the brawl, something Jones reaffirmed to the NSAC commission in the hearing regarding the brawl. He divulged...

Dec 27, 2014 2:39 pm

Executive: UFC Going From Promotor To Entertainer

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), is easily the largest mixed martial arts organization in the entire world. The promotion has made footprints all over the globe in recent years, and plans to continue it’s expansion in 2015. The organization already has it’s eyes set on South Korea, Scotland and Russia among others for future UFC events. “As we...

Dec 27, 2014 2:02 pm

First Lesnar, Now Fedor! Coker Going After Everyone

Bellator President Scott Coker is hoping to land some “big fish” in 2015. Coker has already reached out to former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar, to let him know he should weigh his options before signing on any dotted lines. Now the former Strikeforce boss has apparently set his sights on Fedor Emelianenko, to see...