1613 Search Results for GSP

Aug 30, 2012 12:12 pm

Jon Jones, Anderson Silva vs The World | Editorial

In recent times, UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones has been taking a lot of heat for his “fake” personality, run in with the law, and how he conducts his “business”. As we all know by now, Jones has declined to fight Chael Sonnen for the 205-pound title on short notice as a replacement for...

Aug 27, 2012 6:18 am

A Few Fights to Look Forward To

Many of us are saddened that the summer season is about to conclude. The opportunity to take a trip to the beach or lay out in the backyard by the pool and bbq is something we all cherish, but even though fall is fast approaching that doesn’t mean we don’t have a lot to look...


Aug 6, 2012 7:29 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Firas Zahabi Talks To BJPenn.Com About FundAFighter

As a trainer to some of the top mixed martial artists in the world, Firas Zahabi has more than hands full most of the time. Add raising a family on top of that and it’s enough to make your head spin. Tri-Star gym is home of the UFC Welterweight Champion Georges St. Pierre, top welterweight...

Aug 1, 2012 1:27 pm

UFC 154: Lawlor Draws Carmont | UFC NEWS

  UFC 154  adds middleweight bout between GSP’s training partner,  Francis Carmont and Tom Lawlor, famed for his weigh-in costumes and walk-out antics taking place November 17th in Montreal Canada.  Both fighters meet after solid wins.  Carmont recently earned his W with rear naked choke from the crucifix position over Karlos Vemola.  While Lawlor knocked out...

Jul 30, 2012 1:08 am

Weidman Thinks Anderson Is Trying To Avoid Him | "It’s like they’re trying to avoid my name being mentioned at all" | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Middleweight Contender Chris Weidman in an interview with MMAWeekly. Chris Weidman upset the odds at UFC on Fuel TV: Munoz vs. Weidman defeating Mark Munoz in dominant fashion. After the bout Weidman called out UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva however Silva’s management have been dismissive of Weidman’s challenges labelling him a joke...

Jul 24, 2012 12:32 pm

Separated at Birth: MMA Champions Edition!

BJPenn.com decided to have a little fun this week with facial recognition. Thanks to MyHeritage.com we matched up current MMA Champions with their celebrity doppelgangers. We even threw in UFC legend and this website’s namesake BJ Penn as a bonus! Some of these we saw the resemblance right off the bat, but some we had...

Jun 30, 2012 7:08 pm

Urijah Faber "MMA Needs Chael Sonnen"

By Evan Stoumbelis Urijah Faber spoke recently about Chael Sonnen at a press conference. Faber talked about how he’s known Chael for a long time and how the two met while Faber was wrestling at UC Davis and Sonnen was wrestling at Oregon, Faber even went far enough as to call Sonnen an “outstanding individual”...

Jun 26, 2012 12:59 pm

Exclusive Johny Hendricks, "Kampmann's not the number one contender" | UFC NEWS

Johny Hendricks is one of the nicest guys in the UFC. He never shrugs off a fan or turns down an interview just because he doesn’t feel like it. He’s also a guy who performs at the highest levels in the Octagon and would literally fight anyone. He has solid wrestling and very good striking,...

Jun 19, 2012 12:36 pm

45 UFC Fights Cancelled Due To Injury In 2012 (So Far) | UFC NEWS

The UFC has been plagued with injuries this year. High-profile fight after high-profile fight has been cancelled and/or postponed due to injury on almost every single fight card this year. UFC president Dana White believes that fighters are training too hard in the gym and need to lighten up, while fighters and insiders blame the...

Jun 13, 2012 9:52 am

VIDEO | BJ Penn Explains Motivation For MacDonald On FUEL TV | UFC NEWS

A quick video of BJ Penn on FUEL TV’s “UFC Tonight,” talking about getting back in the octagon opposite the Tri Star camp on UFC 152. “Why was Rory the opponent that got you back to the octagon?”  asked Todd Harris BJ Penn: “The reason why I came back to fight Rory, after he put...

Jun 9, 2012 3:01 pm

Exclusive | Martin Kampmann Wants The Champ, Will Settle For Hendricks | UFC NEWS

Martin Kampmann is coming off what some people might call his biggest win to date. At the Ultimate Fighter 15 finale he knocked out top contender Jake Ellenberger. The fight was not easy and in the first round Kampmann was rocked and fell to the canvas. Ellenberger could not finish the fight and apparently Martin...

Jun 3, 2012 1:34 am

Kampmann Wants Title Shot But Will Fight Hendricks If Need Be | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Martin Kampmann comments on his next move at The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 15 Finale post-fight press conference. Kampmann would like to get the title shot next however he is also willing to fight Johny Hendricks. “My goal is to fight for the title — that’s where I want to go. Johny has...

Jun 1, 2012 6:48 am

Editorial Spotlight: Injuries in UFC A Plague? | UFC NEWS

Injuries are a part of every professional sport: football, baseball, soccer, hockey, heck even bowling. Most of the time athletes suck it up, throw some ice on it, take some meds, and train through injuries in order to perform and cash their pay check. Injuries are just simply second nature. Lately, MMA has been plagued...

May 28, 2012 7:48 am

Mayhem Miller's Lackluster UFC Career | UFC NEWS

By Evan Stoumbelis On Saturday night, during the UFC 146 prelims, we saw Jason “Mayhem” Miller face TUF runner-up CB Dollaway. After rocking Dollaway twice, the fight went to a decision, and Dollaway won the fight via unanimous decision. During the post-fight press conference Dana White said that the UFC was done with the charismatic...

May 18, 2012 8:08 am

UFC 146 Conference Call Highlights | UFC NEWS

By: Jason Kindschy “..I think anytime you go in as the underdog it gives you motivation because you’re more driven to win when people you expect you to,” stated Frank Mir in yesterdays conference call for UFC 146. The conference call featured competitors from the main event, UFC heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos, and former...

May 17, 2012 6:01 pm

EXCLUSIVE | DellaGrotte Talks Coaching TUF Live, New Movie with Kevin James

BJPenn.com: This is George Deutsch with BJPenn.com and I’m honored to be joined today by legendary Muay Thai trainer and Sityodtong gym owner Mark DellaGrotte out of Boston. Welcome, Mark. Mark DellaGrotte: What’s up guys? AKA DellaGrotte karate! What’s happening? What’s going on, George, man? It’s good to be on with you. I’ve been looking...

May 4, 2012 2:44 pm

"UFC on Fox 3: Diaz vs Miller" Preview and Predictions

By George Deutsch: UFC on Fox 3 is upon us, and though it may lack star power — other than Josh Koscheck — the card promises to be competitive with title implications involved. Here are my thoughts on what you can expect when the UFC rolls into the IZOD Center in East Rutherford, New Jersey,...

May 1, 2012 6:50 am

UFC 150 | Jake Shields Set For Middleweight Bout Against Ed Herman | UFC NEWS

By Lewis Mckeever: Since joining forces with the UFC, Jake Shield’s welterweight stint has been some-what underwhelming. The Cesar Gracie Jiu-Jitsu student has decided to switch up his tactics and make a return to the Middleweight division, where he is slated to face “Short Fuse” Ed Herman in Denver for UFC 150. UFC kingpin Dana...