2137 Search Results for mixed martial arts

May 13, 2013 1:10 pm

EXCLUSIVE (Part 2) | Chris Lytle Talks Life Outside the UFC | BJPENN.COM RADIO

By Jake Chastain | Last Wednesday night BJPenn.com Radio welcomed on a special guest in UFC veteran Chris “Lights-Out” Lytle. Chris, who is a long time fan favorite and an MMA godfather with 54 professional fights on his resume, decided to retire from the sport of mixed martial arts after his epic battle with Dan...

May 13, 2013 10:22 am

GSP says he is motivated by fear as he enters the cage

Georges St. Pierre (24-2 MMA, 18-2 UFC) is the long-time UFC welterweight champion, the biggest draw in the promotion, and has millions of fans. During a recent interview with Inside MMA, the welterweight champ was asked how he normally feels when walking to the cage, about to face off with someone else that wants to...

May 11, 2013 12:07 pm

Bjorn Rebney: Eddie Alvarez’ statements are completely untrue

For the past week the Bellator promotion has been under fire. In the highly publicized contract dispute between themselves and Eddie Alvarez, the promotion hasn’t looked to good in the eyes of the public. According to Alvarez, his legal team took the gloves off and let him go on this wild campaign of full disclosure....

May 9, 2013 1:28 pm

MMA & MUAY THAI ACTION HITTING SANTA CLARA, CA NEXT MONTH

Well known combat sports industry leaders, including popular Strikeforce matchmaker Rich Chou, have formed a new promotion that will make its debut on the Northern California scene next month at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, California on June 15. With both Mixed Martial Arts and Muay Thai fights scheduled for action the...

May 9, 2013 10:10 am

Cung Le Is Looking For Huge Fight or TUF Coaching Spot

The former International Kickboxing Federation light heavyweight world champion and Strikeforce middleweight champion, Cung Le, said in a recent interview that he would love the opportunity to coach The Ultimate Fighter while he recovers from his injuries.   Le (9-2) is 2-1 in the UFC, winning his last fight with a highlight-reel knockout of former...

May 9, 2013 9:02 am

A Call For Regulations On The Weight Cut In MMA

One of the most detrimental occurrences in professional sports is the failure of governing bodies to enact regulations prior to tragedy. Case in point: Weight Cuts. In the sport of Mixed Martial Arts, fighters will often cut upwards of 10-15% of their body weight in order to make the desired number for the division they...

May 8, 2013 12:57 pm

Connecticut a step closer to legalizing MMA

Connecticut is closer to getting on board with mixed martial arts. A bill easily passed the state’s House of Representatives on Tuesday to have the sport legalized in the state. MMAjunkie.com reported that HB-5277 passed by a 117-26 vote. The bill now makes its way to the state senate, where if brought for a vote...

May 7, 2013 10:11 am

UFC signs TV deal in the United Kingdom

The Ultimate Fighting Championship recently signed a 3-year TV deal with BT Sport, which is owned by BT Group, in the United Kingdom. The deal was signed Tuesday morning, according to the Daily Mirror. The deal will offer comprehensive coverage of the UFC promotion with live events. BT will produce primetime magazine shows and programming...

May 7, 2013 9:22 am

GSP now a New York Times best selling author

The fan base for UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre continues to deliver. St. Pierre can now add New York Times best-selling author next to his string of accomplishments as his recent book, “The Way of the Fight” entered at No. 30 for Non-Fiction Hardcover Books. St. Pierre wrote the book while recovering from knee...

May 6, 2013 8:55 pm

Anderson Silva No Shows at UFC Media Event, Fined $50,000

  The UFC’s somewhat excentric and very talented Middleweight Champion has been fined for missing a media event in Los Angeles. Instead of fulfilling his obligations to the UFC he hopped onto the next flight home and chose to pay the penalty of which was stated by Dana White to be a sum of $50,000....

May 6, 2013 1:18 pm

ONE FC Hosts Landmark MMA Asia Summit 2013 In Singapore

This past weekend, ONE Fighting Championship played host to the ONE Asia MMA Summit 2013 at the extravagant Marina Bay Sands Resort & Casino in Singapore. This elite gathering is held yearly, and is an exclusive platform for the top figures in Asian Mixed Martial Arts to network and discuss the growth and future of...

May 6, 2013 11:56 am

EXCLUSIVE (Part 1) | Maximum Fighting Championship CEO, Mark Pavelich, Talks This Friday’s Card MFC 37 | Fist-Ta-Cuff Radio

Mark Pavelich, founder and CEO of Canadian-based MMA organization Maximum Fighting Championship, spoke with BJPenn.com Fist-Ta-Cuff Radio Sunday night to talk about the organization’s success and its upcoming event this Friday night.   Founded in 2001, MFC has grown to be the premier fight organization in Canada and one of the top brands worldwide.  This...

May 4, 2013 10:50 am

Chael Sonnen’s UFC Legacy

By Evan Stoumbelis (@MMAEvan) Sonnen has been called “The most legendary talker in UFC history” with a quick tongue and the ability to hype a fight that hasn’t been seen since the likes of Muhammad Ali, lets face it, Chael Sonnen is the best promoter in the world. When you hear the name Chael Sonnen...

May 3, 2013 5:31 pm

Why Competitors Need To Do More Than Just Salsa

Among other things, one significant facet of finding success in fighting relies on rhythm. Not to discount the other variables involved in fighting, but in order to deliver a significant strike or shoot for a successful takedown, a fighter needs to concisely pinpoint the perfect moment in time to close that space in order to...