26178 Search Results for bj penn

Jan 15, 2015 4:43 pm

UFC CEO: ‘Ronda Our Most Impressive Athlete’

“I feel like that this is a seminal moment that’s not just in sports, but in culture altogether. This movement that’s being led by Ronda Rousey… it’s female empowerment… I mean who is to say, why can’t Ronda Rousey be the biggest, most popular athlete in combat sports? And that’s her whole attitude and that’s...

Jan 15, 2015 4:39 pm

More Drug Test Findings Released On Jon Jones

The WADA-accredited lab utilized by the Nevada State Athletic Commission for UFC 182 has found no evidence that current UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones used exogenous testosterone. The NSAC released the report today which stated the following: “Based on the review of steroid profiles and available IRMS data, there is no evidence to...

Jan 15, 2015 1:26 pm

Details Of New UFC Uniform Policy Revealed

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has released the details of their new Uniform policy, which goes into effect this July. Check it: (Via The Bleacher Report) 1. Ranked fighters will get to pick their color scheme first, with the higher ranked fighter getting first selection if he/she faces another ranked opponent. Same colors can not be used....

Jan 15, 2015 11:31 am

Jake Shields Plans On Making A Statement Against Brian Foster-Exclusive

Former Strikeforce middleweight champion and UFC title challenger Jake Shields is now fighting in the World Series of Fighting. In Shields debut with the promotion he went up against the WSOF Canadian welterweight champion Ryan Ford. Shields submitted Ford in the first round via rear-naked choke. Now the submission ace is back and looking to...

Jan 15, 2015 11:24 am

UFC President Dana White Refutes Jones One Night Rehab Report

UFC President Dana White was forced to revisit the Jon Jones cocaine scandal today while in Boston, following a statement from Jon’s mother revealing he spent just one night in rehab. A statement the UFC boss refutes: (Via The Boston Herald) UFC boss Dana White is refuting reports that light heavyweight champion Jon Jones spent only one...

Jan 15, 2015 11:08 am

McGregor: ‘I want to go down as the greatest of all time’

“I definitely want to go down as the greatest of all time, and I definitely want to make a hell of a lot of money in the process. Five years down the road? I don’t really plan long term. I live my long-term goals every day in my reality, but in my mind, I am...

Jan 15, 2015 10:44 am

JDS Undergoes Nose and Knee Surgery

Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos has been roughed up in has last couple of outings. Though victorious, Brazil’s former champ was in need of some body repairs. From Junior’s Instagram: “I would like to let you know that I just had a knee and nose surgery and that went very well,” dos Santos...

Jan 15, 2015 10:40 am

Artem Levin Joins Diaz Camp Ahead Of Silva Bout

Nick Diaz has included kickboxing royalty in the lead up to his upcoming fight against Anderson Silva. In a recent interview with MMAMAnia.com, Joe Schilling explains the decision to bring Artem Levin in to assist with this fight camp. Check it: I want to get Nick the best kickboxers in the world to work with…...

Jan 15, 2015 10:39 am

John Dodson’s Kind Of Strong

UFC flyweight contender, Jon Dodson is back to “Heavy Lifting”, but don’t take our word for it. It feels good to be able to get back into lifting hard and making my knee stronger than ever. pic.twitter.com/s0zf7B8obB — John Dodson III (@JohnDodsonMMA) January 14, 2015

Jan 15, 2015 10:35 am

White Warns: ‘Siver can ruin this whole thing’

“Nobody thought that Conor could beat Poirier, and that he was taking too big of a step up. He wins, and then now for anybody to think that Siver couldn’t ruin this whole thing is nuts because the kid can punch.” “There are many fascinating things about Conor McGregor. Number one, the way that he...

Jan 15, 2015 5:11 am

Lauzon Wants On CM Punk’s Card

“Anyone would be a fool to not want to fight on that card. When Brock Lesnar first came, he was a huge draw. Then he goes out there and wins the freakin’ title. Do I think CM Punk is going to go out there and win the title? Probably not. He’s not even exactly sure...

Jan 15, 2015 5:05 am

Dana White Explains The Welterweight Title Picture

With this week’s announcement of Hendricks vs. Brown the UFC’s welterweight division got a major shakeup. Rory MacDonald vs. Hector Lombard is expected to be announced soon, and what’s next for the new champ Robbie Lawler has been up in the air. Wednesday night on FOX Sports 1, the UFC Tonight crew passed on a...

Jan 15, 2015 5:03 am

Manager: No Plan For A GSP Return In 2015

Despite Dana White’s deepest desire, a representative from Georges St-Pierre’s team is saying that a UFC return in 2015 isn’t in the cards for the former welterweight champion of the world. MMAJunkie.com has it: “Asked of St-Pierre’s plans for 2015, manager Rodolphe Beaulieu wrote in an email to MMAjunkie, “There is no plan for 2015....

Jan 15, 2015 5:02 am

Thiago Silva Will Fight For World Series Of Fighting

Former UFC light-heavyweight fighter Thiago Silva will get a chance to compete on the big stage once more. According to a report from Ariel Helwani, the controversial Blackzilian slugger will enter a four-man tournament to determine the promotion’s champion. In Helwani’s report (Via MMAFighting.com), he cited Ray Sefo, the promotion’s president, as the source of...

Jan 15, 2015 5:01 am

Ratings Report: Jones vs. Cormier Pay-Per-View A Massive Success

‘UFC 182: Jones vs. Cormier’ was the most successful pay-per-view for the UFC in over a year’s time. Dave Meltzer of MMAFighting.com has the report: As was expected with the buildup, UFC 182 was the most successful event for the company since UFC 168, with early cable estimates of the show headlined by Jon Jones...

Jan 15, 2015 5:00 am

Chicago To Host UFC on FOX 16

The city of Chicago will play host to UFC on FOX 16 on July 25. The event was announced on Wednesday’s edition of UFC Tonight on FOX Sports 1. Chicago was selected as the winning city of the “Harley-Davidson Hometown Throwdown”. Bouts and venue information should be forthcoming. Stay tuned.

Jan 15, 2015 4:30 am

Someone’s Got A New ‘Do

Ahead of his upcoming title fight, Vitor “The Phenom” Belfort goes for a new look. One that allows him to wear his faith on his head. Check it: Preparando a cabeça para o grande dia! #cortedecabelo — Preparing my head for the big day! #haircut #newvisual pic.twitter.com/vhj5MjpdHm — Vitor Belfort (@vitorbelfort) January 14, 2015

Jan 14, 2015 8:09 pm

Esparza vs. Jedrzejczyk Title Fight Co-Headlines UFC 185

UFC strawweight champion Carla Esparza has been booked for her first title defense. The California-based champion will take on undefeated polish striker Joanna Jedrzejczyk. The bout was announced on Wednesday’s edition of UFC Tonight on FOX Sports 1. UFC 185 is a stacked event going down from the American Airlines Center, in Dallas. The pay-per-view...

Jan 14, 2015 7:56 pm

VanZant vs. Herrig Set For UFC on FOX 15

A strawweight fight between Paige VanZant (pictured) and TUF 20 fighter Felice Herrig is set for UFC on FOX 15. The bout was announced on Wednesday’s edition of UFC Tonight on FOX Sports 1. UFC on FOX 15 takes place from the Prudential Center, in Newark New Jersey, on April 18. Both women are coming...