2314 Search Results for mixed martial arts

Oct 24, 2012 10:31 am

Exclusive | Anthony Johnson Talks WSOF, Tyrone Spong & Jones-Sonnen | MMA NEWS

  Light Heavyweight prospect Anthony “Rumble” Johnson is preparing to compete at 205lbs. for the third time on November 3rd. I say prospect because although Johnson has 17 career fights, the majority of them were contested in the welterweight division where Johnson was cutting a dramatic amount of weight. Despite the fact that he was...

Oct 24, 2012 9:00 am

Dana White Confident Ronda Rousey Is UFC Bound | MMA NEWS

UFC President Dana White has certainly changed his tune in regards to Women’s Mixed Martial Arts (WMMA). At one point in time, not so far in our past, the UFC boss was completely against brining in a female division to the UFC. However, one superstar full of marketing potential in the form of Strikeforce bantamweight...

Oct 23, 2012 11:35 am

Matt Hughes Wants To Become A Judge, Possibly Open A Judging Academy

“When I’m a judge, I can only help the fighters that are right in front of me,” Hughes explained. “I would rather have a piece of a school, or help these judges figure out the best way to judge. Of course, I wouldn’t be the lead person. I wouldn’t want any financial interest in it...

Oct 22, 2012 4:06 pm

UFC Gym Brand Hitting East Coast | UFC NEWS

UFC GYM, the fitness destination that goes beyond the traditional workout, announces plans to bring the brand’s first east coast facility to Long Island, NY (2020 Jericho Turnpike New Hyde Park, NY 11040). The 24-hour full-service facility is set to open for workouts in spring 2013 and will offer an array of programming for the...


Oct 20, 2012 10:14 am

THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER FRIDAYS EPISODE 6 RECAP AND RESULTS | UFC NEWS

The first-ever active duty member of the United States Armed Forces claimed his first preliminary round win of the competition, as Staff Sgt. Colton Smith won a majority decision over Eddy Ellis on The Ultimate Fighter® Fridays episode six – “One Mission” – that aired on FX on Friday evening. The victory gets Team Nelson,...

Oct 19, 2012 11:57 am

Sonnen Says “The Ultimate Fighter” Is Tougher Than The Olympics | UFC NEWS

“The show is coming up, it’s on FX and it’s coming to a living room near you. I would also like to mention to the media, and I really hope they report this, this show is the single biggest and toughest tournament that we have in this sport. This isn’t a four-man tournament that gets...

Oct 17, 2012 1:59 pm

Dana White: “I have all the answers. The Internet does not. We built this company and we know what we’re doing.” | UFC News

A large portion of mixed martial arts fans and media have speculated that the recently announced bout between current UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and former middleweight #1 contender Chael Sonnen, was put together in order to help boost the recently poor ratings of the Ultimate Fighter (TUF) franchise. But according to UFC president...

Oct 13, 2012 11:13 am

THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER FRIDAYS EPISODE 5 RECAP AND RESULTS | UFC NEWS

The oldest fighter in the competition, Igor Araujo, won a majority decision over the youngest, Nic Herron-Webb, on The Ultimate Fighter Fridays episode five – “Unleash The Beast” – that aired on FX on Friday evening. The victory – the second in a row for coach Shane Carwin’s team over coach Roy Nelson’s – gives...

Oct 11, 2012 6:36 am

Exclusive: Miguel Torres Talks About the WSOF and Showing He’s Still a Top Fighter

  The name Miguel Torres still carries a lot of weight, especially considering he fights at 135lbs. After ruling the WEC bantamweight division for nearly two years, Torres ran into some tough fighters and lost two of his last three bouts for the organization before being swallowed up by the UFC. The excitement surrounding the...

Oct 10, 2012 5:04 pm

Rickson Gracie To Start A New Promotion With New Rules | MMA NEWS

“We want to create a new paradigm and recover values from the fight that were lost over time. Today, MMA fighting means blood and money. We will honour the warrior spirit and the fighting art.” Rickson Gracie is taking an adapted version of Mixed Martial Arts to Brazil on the 22nd of this month. Called...

Oct 10, 2012 4:04 pm

VIDEO | Bellator Hits Spike TV With First Commercial | MMA NEWS

Coming Home Get More: Coming Home The original television home of Mixed Martial Arts, Spike TV, is set to launch its news promotional partnership with Bellator Fighting Championship this January and above is the first commercial for the debut.

Oct 10, 2012 12:05 pm

Stephan Bonnar: I've Been Hit By Bigger, Stronger Guys And Never Been Stopped | UFC NEWS

The Ultimate Fighting Championship organization returns to Rio this Saturday when the world’s greatest martial artist – long-reigning UFC middleweight king Anderson “The Spider” Silva – steps up to light heavyweight to face the bigger, stronger and teak tough contender Stephan “The American Psycho” Bonnar. The three-round special attraction is the main event of the...

Oct 9, 2012 7:08 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Rich Franklin on Fighting Le, China, Movies, and More

Rich Franklin takes on Cung Le on November 10th in the main event of UFC on Fuel TV 6 also known as UFC MACAO. This event will be the UFC’s first event in greater China and is set to take place at the CotaiArena. The fight was in question for a time. Rumors of a...

Oct 9, 2012 10:03 am

Exclusive: Joe Schilling Promises Big Things for Muay Thai Fans in America

  For Muay Thai to grow here in the United States there a few essential tools the sport will need in order to become successful. The biggest requirement is the backing of someone who has the knowledge, experience and most importantly the money to produce solid cards and promote them properly. Lion Fight Promotions seems...

Oct 9, 2012 8:15 am

VIDEO | Inside MMA Hints At Strikeforce Closure | MMA NEWS

Yesterday BJPENN.COM was first to run a story that the Strikeforce Mixed Martial Arts promotion was close to shutting their doors. AXS TV’s Inside MMA went on the air last night and reported much of the same during their live broadcast. “‘Inside MMA’ has heard from multiple sources that the relationship between Strikeforce and Showtime...

Oct 9, 2012 7:20 am

Quick Twitt | Travis Browne Out 2-4 Months With Torn Hamstring | UFC NEWS

During last Friday’s UFC on FX 5 main event. Heavyweight fighter, Travis Browne, suffered an obvious injury that not only cost him victory, but also forced the first loss on his previously unbeaten Mixed Martial Arts record. The Greg Jackson trained fighter recently took to twitter to announce the confirmation of his injury and explain...

Oct 8, 2012 11:48 am

EXCLUSIVE | Lion Fight Promotions President Scott Kent talks to BJPENN.COM

There are many different disciplines involved in mixed martial arts. You have boxing, wrestling, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Judo just to name a few. True mixed martial arts fans are the ones that can appreciate all aspects of the sport. Of course you will always have fans that are blood thirsty and looking for a vicious...

Oct 6, 2012 11:52 am

THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER FRIDAYS EPISODE 4 RECAP AND RESULTS | UFC NEWS

The Ultimate Fighter Fridays episode four – ‘Can’t fix stupid’ – aired on FX on Friday evening and saw Team Carwin take the lead in the competition. Las Vegas native Bristol Marunde, 12-7 in his mixed martial arts career, defeated Julian “Night Train” Lane, 4-0, of Mansfield, Ohio by unanimous decision to see coach Shane...

Oct 5, 2012 1:06 pm

Exclusive: Last Week’s TUF 16 Winner Joey Rivera BJPENN.COM Blog #1 | UFC NEWS

  BJPenn.Com would like to welcome The Ultimate Fighter contestant Joey “Boom Boom” Rivera to the site. The Tuscon, AZ native will begin blogging weekly about his time in the house and his overall thoughts on the other fighters and the show. Rivera is coming off a huge victory over Shane Carwin’s number one pick...

Oct 5, 2012 12:00 pm

Anderson Silva Says He Will Not Fight Jon Jones | UFC NEWS

“There’s always been a lot of talks about me moving up to 205, I know Dana has talked about it a lot, all the fans have talked a lot about me moving up and facing Jon Jones, but it’s something I’ve never wanted. I won’t be pretentious to say that I want to move up,...

Oct 5, 2012 11:56 am

REMINDER | Bautista to Make His MMA Debut with CES MMA Tonight! | MMA NEWS

Upon learning his original opponent is unable to fight, six-time World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) champion David Bautista will now face Arizona veteran Vince Lucero next weekend in his long-awaited mixed martial arts debut Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012 at The Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence, Rhode Island. Even his own kids are in awe of the 6-foot-6, 265-pound giant known throughout the...