3685 Search Results for TUF

Feb 27, 2015 9:05 am

Andre and Angelica Galvao, and Felicia Oh Discuss Upcoming Grapplers Escape Cruise

Ahead of what many are calling a historic moment in Jiu-Jitsu history, that will feature a week of training with legendary Jiu-Jitsu competitors such as, Saulo and Xande Ribeiro, Andre and Angelica Galvao, Felicia Oh, and JT Torres, we were able to talk to Mr. and Mrs. Galvao, as well as Felicia Oh about the...

Feb 27, 2015 9:04 am

Bellator MMA’s Jordan Parsons Talks About Injury, Training, And PEDs- Exclusive

Jordan ‘Pretty Boy’ Parsons is a lightweight fighter currently on the Bellator MMA roster. You may remember him from his highlight reel knockout of Tim Bazer at Bellator 117 in April of last year. Parsons sports a 10-1 professional record and recently spoke with BJPENN.COM about his lay off, training and other hot topics in...

Feb 26, 2015 10:14 am

Frank Mir: ‘I would crush Brock Lesnar Now’

“I think I would crush [Lesnar] standing up now. I think that on the ground and stuff, I’ve worked with [2X FILA World Champion] Ricky Lundell and stuff a lot and learned how to nullify the wrestling. I wrestled three rounds with Daniel Cormier who’s an Olympic level wrestler and he had a difficult time...

Feb 24, 2015 3:01 pm

Rob Emerson Clears The Air, And You Should Listen — Exclusive

Contestant on season 5 of The Ultimate Fighter and former UFC lightweight Rob Emerson recently spoke with BJPENN.COM. Emerson, who has been fighting under the Bellator MMA banner in their bantamweight division, talked about several hot topics including his past trouble with the law, the rumors about him and Ian McCall’s ex-wife and the failed...


Feb 24, 2015 2:31 pm

Lyoto Machida: ‘Anderson Silva is a victim’ in PED scandal

“I’m very surprised, but I think [Silva’s] a victim. I think he’s a story. I prefer not to talk about that because it’s a very difficult situation. I have a lot of confidence in Anderson. I know that maybe he doesn’t use that. I’m in camp. He’s in America now. I haven’t talked to him...

Feb 24, 2015 1:44 pm

Krause Lost $20K On UFC’s News Reebok Deal

Popular UFC lightweight James Krause is speaking out against the UFC’s new uniform deal, stating he’s at a loss of income since the UFC’s announcement. Krause stated in a recent interview that as soon as the UFC announced their new deal with Reebok he lost $20,000.00 in sponsorship. The fighter continued to discuss the topic...

Feb 23, 2015 8:42 pm

CSAC Executive Director: PED Problem Isn’t As Bad As It Seems

With the recent string of PED busts, and drug testing failures, including Anderson Silva, Jon Jones, Nick Diaz, and Hector Lombard to name just a few within the UFC, there has been much talk of a PED pandemic in MMA. California State Athletic Commission Executive Director Andy Foster, a former MMA fighter himself, believes that...

Feb 23, 2015 8:32 pm

Josh Barnett Wishes CM Punk The Best In UFC Career

Since the UFC signed CM Punk, there has been a lot of talk about whether or not the UFC was cheapening its brand by signing a prospect with zero professional, or amateur MMA experience. While there is no timetable for when CM Punk will make his UFC debut, he has been training at Roufusport gym...

Feb 23, 2015 7:32 am

Pros React To Mir’s TKO Win Over Bigfoot

Last night in the main event of “UFC Fight Night: Porto Alegre” Frank Mir TKO’d Bigfoot Silva in just under 2 minutes, shocking the MMA world. Below is a compilation of fighter Tweets from the event. Thought Mir was a southpaw.. — STORMIN NORMAN PARKE (@norman_parke) February 23, 2015 OHHHHHHHHH — Stipe Miocic (@stipemiocicufc) February...

Feb 22, 2015 9:39 pm

Velasquez vs. Werdum Set For UFC 188 In Mexico

The highly anticipated title-unification bout between UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez, and interim heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum, has been set for UFC 188 in Mexico City on June 13th. Televisa Deportes broke the news, which was later confirmed by UFC. Velasquez hasn’t been in the Octagon since September of 2013, when he picked up a...

Feb 22, 2015 6:06 am

Superhuman Armbar Escape

From TUF Brazil 3 qualifying fight: Post by BJJ Video Vault. (Can’t see this post? Click HERE) Take a look back at TUF Brazil 3, where we can see arguably one of the most impressive armbar escapes of all time. This fighter showed tremendous heart in not tapping out, and persistence to get the escape.

Feb 22, 2015 5:45 am

Booking Roundup! UFC Books 6 Bouts For “UFC Fight Night: Australia”

This past week, as always, the UFC has been busy booking matches for upcoming events, specifically “UFC Fight Night: Australia”, which goes down on May 10th. Catch up with all of the latest matchmaking happenings with BJPENN.com’s Booking Roundup! First up we have Brad Tavares vs. Robert Whittaker, which will go down at “UFC Fight...

Feb 19, 2015 11:13 am

Luke Rockhold Wants Black House MMA To Have More Drug Tests

“I’m not a fan of (cheating), and I definitely am pushing for more drug testing, more random blood testing and whatnot. Especially (within the) Black House camp. There’s been (three or fur [sic] guys from that camp who have been caught cheating) and (Lyoto) Machida is a Black House guy.” “I think he’s a clean...

Feb 17, 2015 3:04 pm

The VanZant Dance? Paige Gets Down

Why is Paige VanZant so popular at the UFC? Maybe it’s because she has what it takes inside the cage, and she’s not afraid of the camera’s outside of it. Check it: (Via Dana White) @paigevanzantufc showing off her new @reebok A video posted by Dana White (@danawhiteufc) on Feb 17, 2015 at 10:44am PST...

Feb 16, 2015 5:00 am

BOOKING ROUNDUP: UFC Books 10 Bouts For Upcoming Events

The UFC has been especially busy this past week booking matchups for upcoming fights. Catch up with all of the latest matchmaking happenings with BJPENN.com’s Booking Roundup! First up we have 3 additions to “UFC Fight Night 62” on March 21st in Rio De Janeiro. The first being Katsunori Kikuno vs. Kevin Souza. Kikuno is...

Feb 11, 2015 5:08 pm

Cormier vs. Bader Booked For UFC Fight Night 68

A light-heavyweight bout between Daniel Cormier and Ryan Bader has been booked for UFC Fight Night 68. UFC officials announced the bout tonight on FOX Sports 1. UFC Fight Night 68 takes place on June 6 at Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, where Cormier will enjoy a home field advantage. The bout marks D.C.’s...

Feb 11, 2015 8:24 am

Rumor: Frankie Edgar vs. Urijah Faber Superfight Set For May 16 in Manila

Rumors are swirling that a superfight between former MMA champions Frankie Edgar and Urijah Faber is set for May’s UFC debut event in Manila, Philippines. The match has been confirmed by multiple sources close to the event, and an official announcement is expected to be made shortly by the UFC. Former UFC lightweight champion and...

Feb 10, 2015 7:36 pm

Sarah Kaufman vs. Alexis Davis 3 set for UFC 186 in Montreal!

A trilogy bout between Alexis Davis and Sarah Kaufman has been booked for April’s UFC 186 event in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. UFC officials announced the women’s bantamweight booking earlier today. Alexis Davis will fight for the first time since her brutal UFC 175 title fight loss to Ronda Rousey this past July in Las Vegas....

Feb 10, 2015 1:20 pm

GSP Has “The Itch” To Return To Action, But…

“I never said never, but now is not that time for me. I’m not interested right now. The way that things go, I’m not interested right now. I’m busy with other stuff too.” “I’m not going to lie, I’m busy with everything and I work on other projects. But for sure I watch the fights...

Feb 10, 2015 1:09 pm

TJ Dillashaw Talks, And You Should Listen

Reigning and defending UFC Bantamweight Champion TJ Dillashaw was featured on the most recent edition of “Team Alpha Male Radio” and proved to be just as entertaining behind the microphone as he is on the canvas. Even though fans and media alike have been praising Dillashaw for his striking inside the octagon, TJ reminded us...

Feb 10, 2015 12:29 pm

Paige VanZant Signs With Reebok

Popular UFC strawweight Paige VanZant is one of the fortunate few who have been picked up by UFC apparel company, Reebok, for sponsorship. No official announcement from the company has been made, but VanZant announced the deal through her instagram. Check it: So honored to be a Reebok athlete!!! My new kicks got me groovin!!!!!!...

Feb 10, 2015 9:45 am

WATCH! Robo-Woodley Can Walk On Broken Foot

Following his one-sided beatdown of TUF winner Kelvin Gastelum, Tyron Woodley revealed that he broke his foot in the bout. Now on the mend, Woodley shows off some of his new medical tech that’s getting him around. Pretty cool stuff: Going #RoboWoodley so I can still train and work on my weaknesses @ufc #ufc A...

Feb 9, 2015 2:11 pm

Anderson Silva Passes Second Out-Of-Competition Drug Test

The NSAC revealed today that Anderson Silva passed a second drug test, issued on January 19th to test for HGH. The commission took a blood sample for the HGH test, and a urine sample for the PED test, which Silva also passed. The HGH testing was done at a Salt Lake City WADA-accredited Sports Medicine...

Feb 8, 2015 2:52 pm

Spike TV President: Bellator “On An Even Footing” With The UFC

It’s no secret that the UFC is the largest MMA promotion in the world. The UFC has successfully continued to steamroll it’s promotional competition, including Pride FC, Strikeforce, The WEC, and more. The UFC’s competitor at the present time is Bellator MMA, which has seen a recent spike in ratings stemming from “Bellator 131: Ortiz...

Feb 8, 2015 1:49 pm

Bec Rawlings Suffers Gruesome Leg Injury In Training

A video posted by "Rowdy" Bec Rawlings (@rowdybec) on Feb 9, 2015 at 3:01pm PST TUF 20 competitor and UFC strawweight ‘Rowdy’ Bec Rawlings posted the above video on her Instagram showcasing a gruesome injury sustained in training while doing box jumps.

Feb 6, 2015 8:34 pm

Years Ago, Penn Warned Of MMA’s PED Problem

  Ever since the UFC decided to make out-of-competition drug testing “a thing”, they’ve had to endure some serious ramifications. Jon Jones was the first mega-bust, but this week we learned that the man many consider the greatest fighter of all time, Anderson Silva, was also found to have Performance Enhancing Drugs in his system....

Feb 5, 2015 1:50 pm

Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva To Meet With WWE Officials

Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva have been invited to a sitdown with WWE officials, and it looks like they’re going. Sonnen broke the news on TSN’s Off The Record (Replay): “That’s true, that is fact. I got a call from WWE. They said, ‘Look, we have WrestleMania, a Hall of Fame show in March. If...