280 Search Results for cro cop

May 11, 2014 9:59 am

Dana White: Brock Lesnar Called and Begged Me to Convince Pat Barry to Retire

Pat Barry’s devastating knockout loss at ‘GLORY 16: Denver’ has more than just fans concerned for him. Dana White stated during the post fight press conference that former UFC Heavyweight Champion Brock Lesnar called and begged White to convince Barry to retire. “Brock Lesnar called me and begged me to make him retire… He said...

May 2, 2014 11:45 am

Pat Barry: ‘You can’t trust MMA Fighters to stand and trade’

“My (MMA) first fight that I won with three low kicks. I didn’t want to do it. MMA wasn’t something that I really wanted to do. Even then, I wasn’t dying to get into it.” “Even if you’re in an MMA match as a striker matched up against another striker, and you both agree ‘We’re...

Nov 28, 2013 7:27 am

Gabriel Gonzaga: “I Want To Be UFC Champion”

Gabriel Gonzaga, who once scored one of the most surprising knockouts in UFC history, a headkick knockout against feared striker Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic, is now gunning for a UFC title. Gonzaga was released from the UFC roster in 2010 after a unanimous decision loss to Brendan Schaub, but got another chance after scoring an...

Nov 16, 2013 10:22 am

100 UFCs Ago | Revisiting UFC 67: Anderson Silva vs. Travis Lutter

Six years ago, Georges St. Pierre defeated Matt Hughes to become the UFC Welterweight Champion. His first championship defense was originally scheduled to be against Matt Serra at UFC 67, but St. Pierre was forced to withdraw from the bout and their title match was rescheduled for UFC 69. Serra would go on to beat...

Nov 12, 2013 12:50 pm

EXCLUSIVE | King Mo Discusses Loss To Emmanuel Newton at Bellator 106

“I felt like I pushed the action, I felt like I had the bigger shots.  I was never hurt in the fight,” Muhammad ‘King Mo’ Lawal said about his most recent loss to Emmanuel Newton at Bellator 106.  “I felt like my style was more effective damage-wise, and I felt that I won the fight,...

Oct 15, 2013 10:23 am

VIDEO | The Best Head-Kick KO’s in UFC History

When it comes to head-kick KO’s, the UFC has had a bunch. Anderson Silva vs. Vitor Belfort comes to mind, as does Gonzaga vs. Cro Cop. Check out the UFC’s list of the best below and see if your favorite made the cut:

Aug 30, 2013 9:51 am

The 7 most intimidating MMA Fighters of All Time

BJPenn.com takes a look at the most intimidating fighters in MMA history. Some are current and some are from days gone by, but all deserve to be on this list. 7. Bob Sapp It doesn’t matter that his record is terrible or he crumbles like a cookie when he gets hit nowadays. What matters about...

Aug 28, 2013 1:55 pm

Cheick Kongo Signs With Bellator, Will Compete In Season 9 Heavyweight Tournament

Bellator has been trying their hardest to gather momentum in the mixed martial arts world. After announcing their plans to embark in the pay per view market, it was confirmed that Tito Ortiz and Rampage Jackson would headline the promotion’s first PPV card. Bellator officials dropped another major announcement today as they revealed Cheick Kongo...

Jul 16, 2013 8:57 pm

Ray Sefo Takes Temporary Leave as WSOF President

With a return to active competition on the horizon, World Series of Fighting President Ray Sefo has officially elected to take a temporary leave from his executive role. “I’m looking forward to another chance to step into the cage, but before I do, I felt taking a temporary leave from my executive duties was the...

Jul 3, 2013 7:12 pm

Gonzaga on Title Shot: “I Have What it Takes to Get Back There”

When longtime UFC veteran Gabriel Gonzaga submitted Ben Rothwell with a guillotine choke on January 19th, it looked like his second stint with the organization was headed straight to the top. However, a series of vicious elbows by top contender Travis Browne derailed the Brazilian heavyweight’s course once again. Nevertheless, “Napao” refuses to believe his...

Jun 29, 2013 12:23 pm

Memorable Moments in the UFC Part 2

Here is part 2 of 3 of BJPenn.com listing some of the most memorable moments in the UFC. Part 1 can be viewed by clicking here BJ Penn puts a stamp on and ends the Matt Hughes trilogy at UFC 123 BJ Penn has been a UFC champion in two different weight classes. He was...

Jun 12, 2013 12:17 pm

One Last UFC Hoorah for “Big Country” this Weekend?

By JAKE CHASTAIN | This weekend “Big Country” Roy Nelson (19-7 MMA, 6-3 UFC) could be making his final UFC appearance as he steps into the octagon with Stipe Miocic at UFC 161 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. The bout will mark the final fight on Nelson’s current UFC contract and there is no telling what...

Jun 7, 2013 9:37 am

4 Fighters That Should Come Back For One More

1. Fedor Emilianenko is considered by some hardcore fans to be the greatest heavyweight, maybe the greatest fighter of all time. His time in Pride overseas was filled with wins over Cro Cop, Big Nog, and more recognizable titanic names. It was also filled with freakshow fights against opponents who had no business in an...

May 13, 2013 12:48 pm

The UFC is Headed Back to Indy on August 28th

For the first time in nearly three years the UFC is finally headed back to Indianapolis, Indiana. It was announced by the company over the weekend that The Hoosier State would be hosting the first of a series of Wednesday night fight specials on FOX’s newly formed station, FOX Sports 1, at the Bankers Life...

May 1, 2013 4:45 pm

Playing Matchmaker: Cheick Kongo’s First Fights Outside The UFC

It’s official: Cheick Kongo and the Ultimate Fighting Championship are no longer affiliated with each other. After nearly seven years of working for the UFC and calling the octagon his home, Kongo is looking to pursue a career outside of Zuffa. Kongo’s first win over a big-name came after he defeated Mirko Cro Cop by...

Mar 1, 2013 10:43 am

Wanderlei Silva: Don’t Doubt his Chin | Editorial | UFC News

  Saturday night (Sunday, noon in Japan), Wanderlei Silva takes on the heavy-handed former Marine, Brian Stann in the same arena that former Pride middleweight champion, Silva, made a name for himself, Saitama Super Arena. The two are expected to exchange heavy shots and from most media predictions, you will find that an all out...

Mar 1, 2013 9:21 am

The Return of Mark Hunt | UFC NEWS

The “Cinderella Story” is a cliché thrown around in sports for when an athlete turns around from a career low to reach the top of his/her sport.  The term is meant to give hope and to inspire athletes to never stop working and competing.  A Cinderella athlete is one to whom fans the world over...