2916 Search Results for mixed martial arts

Apr 2, 2013 4:56 pm

UFC on FUEL TV 9: Latifi tabbed as opponent for Mousasi in main event

After days of speculation – and possibly the cruelest April Fool’s Day Joke in MMA history – Gregard Mousasi finally has an opponent. Sweden’s Ilir ‘The Sledgehammer’ Latifi got the nod to replace an injured Alexander Gustafsson and will face Mousasi in the main event of Saturday’s UFC on Fuel 9 in Sweden. UFC president...

Apr 2, 2013 2:13 pm

VIDEO | Cari Cox Submits His/Her Audition For The Ultimate Fighter, Female Version

This satirical video shows trans-gendered fighter, Cari Cox, submitting his audition for “The Ultimate Fighter 18”. The first season to feature female fighters. Disclaimer: BJPENN.COM is in no way condoning the message in this video. The topic of trans-gendered fighters has been pushed to the forefront of Mixed Martial Arts News and as a result...

Apr 1, 2013 11:39 am

EXCLUSIVE | Jocelyn Lybarger Talks WMMA, Training at The LAB, and More | Fist-Ta-Cuff Radio

Jocelyn Lybarger, one-half of the first pair of twin, professional female fighters, joined Fist-Ta-Cuff Radio Sunday night to join the night’s Women’s MMA Roundup.  During the show, she discussed her introduction to MMA, her training in Arizona, that state of women’s MMA today and plenty more.   For Jocelyn, the competitive drive and athleticism to...

Mar 28, 2013 10:07 am

VIDEO | Ortiz Coaching Cyborg on Ground And Pound | MMA NEWS

Tito Ortiz takes the credit for creating the ground-and-pound style of fighting in Mixed Martial Arts. Now that he is retired from competition he has taken on the role of managing Cris Cyborg. Apparently management also entails teaching his fighter some vicious elbow strikes from top position.

Mar 26, 2013 12:00 pm

BJPENN.COM LAUNCHES “LATE NIGHT CAGESIDE” RADIO SHOW NEXT MONDAY | MMA NEWS

BJPENN.COM is happy to announce the launch of a brand new live MMA radio show, “Late Night Cageside” hosted by Tony Kamps and Chase Raymond. The show will air on Monday nights starting at 10/9CT, with the first show airing on April 1, 2013. The focus of the show will be on the major issues...

Mar 26, 2013 11:49 am

Quebec explains UFC 158 weigh-in loophole | UFC NEWS

There were a few head scratches last week when a video surfaced of the UFC 158 weigh ins between champ Georges St. Pierre and Nick Diaz. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Senior Vice President of Business and Legal Affairs and Assistant General Counsel Michael Mersh handled it peculiar fashion. Just prior to approaching the scale, Diaz...

Mar 25, 2013 9:41 am

Championship Consistency: Good or Bad for the Sport of MMA? | MMA NEWS

Mixed martial arts fans have been accustomed to seeing remarkably repetitive contests over the past several years, particularly in the UFC it seems. The “major leagues of MMA” are where all up-and-coming fighters aspire to compete one day, where their dreams of reaching a national audience, seeing bigger paydays and attaining championship gold can all...

Mar 23, 2013 3:12 pm

Do you wanna see the next MMA Stars?

Tuff-N-Uff’s “Mayhem in Mesquite” returns March 23 with live DJs, free beer tastings, meet and greets with UFC stars The nation’s premier amateur mixed martial arts promotion returns to Nevada’s CasaBlanca Resort and Casino on March 23 for “Mayhem in Mesquite II,” an entertainment spectacular that features a pair of DJs spinning live, free beer...

Mar 23, 2013 11:23 am

CFA to Promote Trending Transgender Fighter Fallon Fox | MMA NEWS

Internet trending transgender fighter, Fallon Fox, has been all the buzz in the past couple weeks. She has been a controversial topic for many as mma fans and fighters alike debate whether a transgender fighter is something that should be included in women’s mma. The CFA however has their own opinion on the matter and...

Mar 22, 2013 11:22 am

VADA Offers Up Free Testing Program For The UFC | UFC NEWS

The VADA organization has made diligent efforts to clean up the sport of Mixed Martial Arts through random, unannounced drug screening. More and more these days UFC fighters seem to be getting popped for banned substances, resulting in fines, suspensions and overturned verdicts of fights. In some instances pre-fight testing has cost the UFC main...

Mar 21, 2013 10:50 am

St. Pierre opens up as -225 favorite over Johny Hendricks (+175)

Quickly after Georges St. Pierre’s (24-2, 18-2 in UFC) recent win in Montreal, his next fight has already opened up to the odds books. Johny Hendricks (15-1, 10-1 in UFC) who recently defeated Carlos Condit (28-7, 5-3 in UFC) by decision at UFC 158, was labeled the number one contender by UFC president Dana White....

Mar 20, 2013 10:10 am

EXCLUSIVE | Mike Dolce On the Principles of “The Dolce Diet” | BJPENN.COM RADIO

Mike Dolce had plenty to say during his interview with BJPENN.COM Radio last Wednesday, March 13, ranging from his thoughts on Johnny Hendricks’ preparation for his upcoming bout with Carlos Condit to his dealings with Cris “Cyborg” Santos and even his belief that Chael Sonnen will “beat the piss out of Jon Jones” in their...

Mar 19, 2013 7:38 pm

Riki Fukuda Cut From UFC | UFC NEWS

The fighter cuts have continued for The UFC, as middleweight Riki Fukuda announced his release from the organization via Twitter. Fukuda lost a unanimous decision to Brad Tavares earlier in March at UFC On Fuel TV 8 in Japan. Im cut from UFC.I had a special experience.Thank you very much all my suport and @ufc...

Mar 18, 2013 3:22 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Mike Dolce Breaks Silence On Cyborg: Says Santos Came To Him, 135 Possible For Former Champ | MMA NEWS

When Mike Dolce joined BJPENN.COM Radio this past Wednesday, March 13, he spoke at length regarding many topics the MMA world have been buzzing about. However, none of his words may have been so striking as those chronicling his dealings with former Strikeforce women’s featherweight champion Cris “Cyborg” Santos. For months, rumors and speculation regarding...

Mar 16, 2013 3:04 pm

Gambler’s Odds: UFC 158 Main Card | UFC NEWS

UFC 158 is a risky card to wager your money on. The main card is not as stacked as past cards we’ve seen and a few names have proven to be shaky in their last few performances. While I’m not insulting their skillset, there are simply a couple of names that I would not feel...

Mar 16, 2013 12:44 am

Dana White Reveals an Offer to Fight Vince McMahon | UFC NEWS

  In a recent video interview in the days leading up to UFC 158 in Montreal, Dana White was asked about a hypothetical fight between himself and WWE Chairman and CEO, Vince McMahon.  Surprisingly, White responded that this “what if?” was at one point a matter of “when and where?”.   At the 8:58 mark...

Mar 15, 2013 10:13 pm

Does The Progress of Women’s MMA Come at the Expense of Men’s MMA? | Editorial

  Following the introduction of female mixed martial artists into the UFC, the UFC has taken heavy liberties in reducing the size its roster in their other respective divisions. Last month, headlines were made when top tier welterweight Jon Fitch was handed his walking papers alongside fifteen other fighters. While Fitch’s cut remains the most...

Mar 13, 2013 9:01 am

VIDEO | The Ultimate Fighter Season 17, Episode 8 (Full Replay) | UFC NEWS

The Ultimate Fighter returned to FX on Tuesday night with the eighth episode of the season – “Bag of Tools”. New Zealander Dylan Andrews, who fights out of Gold Coast, Australia, claimed a majority decision win over Zak Cummings of Kansas City, Mo. Andrews, 15-4-1 in mixed martial arts, used his strong grappling to out...

Mar 12, 2013 10:46 am

Cyborg: “Rousey Can’t Compete With Me” | UFC News

  Recent Invicta FC signee, Cris ‘Cyborg’ Santos speaks out against long-time rival and UFC bantamweight champion, Ronda Rousey to celebrity news outlet TMZ: “Fraud? I’m not the one that hides behind a weight class that she knows I can’t make.” The weight class Cyborg is referring to is the 135-pound limit that the bantamweight...