428 Search Results for diego sanchez

Nov 29, 2011 6:59 am

UFC NEWS – Rumor: Ellenberger vs. Sanchez In The Works

A welterweight bout between Jake Ellenberger and Diego Sanchez has long been rumored to be in the works for an unnamed UFC event set for the first quarter of 2012. While we have remained silent on the rumor, it has as of late, picked up some more steam and all signs point to this clash...

Nov 3, 2011 12:27 pm

Sanchez Wants TUF Coaching Gig Opposite Penn

“My thing right now is to coach that show, I know that a title shot for me is going to happen one day it will but I would love to coach that show right now. I would like it to be against BJ (Penn); he is back at welterweight, let’s go do it and have...

Sep 6, 2011 9:39 am

Sanchez Heartbroken Over UFC 135 Withdrawal

“I am heartbroken that I have to inform MMA fans that I cannot fight Matt Hughes at UFC 135 later this month. I have never physically felt more prepared to compete than I felt for this fight, which makes this even more painful for me. While I do not know right now when I will...


Nov 11, 2016 6:51 am

Thiago Alves Misses Weight for Planned Lightweight Debut

Former UFC title challenger Thiago Alves has spent the last few years realizing hot-and-cold success at welterweight. After a savage, 2015 TKO loss to Carlos Condit, the dangerous Brazilian striker opted to head south in search of greener pastures at lightweight. Originally, Alves’ planned lightweight debut was expected to pit him against New York’s Al...

Nov 9, 2016 12:13 pm

UFC Fight Night 98 Viewership Ratings Peaked During Alexa Grasso Fight

Last Saturday, the UFC returned to Mexico City, Mexico, with UFC Fight Night 98. The highlight of the Octagon’s Mexican return was undoubtedly the main event, which saw streaking lightweight contender Tony Ferguson take a decision from former champion Rafael Dos Anjos in an action-packed, five-round battle. Other highlights of the card included a nice...

Nov 5, 2016 3:30 pm

UFC Fight Night 98 Live Results

Unable to catch tonight’s UFC Fight Night 98 event in Mexico City? BJPENN.com has you covered. Stay glued to this page for up to the minute live results from tonight’s fight card. The event is headlined by a key lightweight contest featuring former division title holder Rafael dos Anjos taking on the always dangerous Tony...

Oct 26, 2016 8:15 am

Jon Fitch eyeing rematch with potential free agent Georges St-Pierre

Back in 2008, Jon Fitch stepped into the Octagon against UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre. Fitch had been on a tear of the UFC’s welterweight division, going on an 8-fight win streak that saw him defeat notable opponents such as Thiago Alves and Diego Sanchez. Fitch, who was widely regarded as having some of the...

Oct 21, 2016 12:13 pm

The UFC is Casting Octagon Girls for a Reality Series on POP TV Network

We’re all familiar with The Ultimate Fighter, the UFC’s trademark reality show, throughout which contestants compete for UFC contracts and sometimes even title shots or championship belts. Though the series has produced a few lacklustre seasons, its also given us UFC stars like Nate Diaz, Forrest Griffin, Diego Sanchez, Rashad Evans, Michael Bisping, TJ Dillashaw,...

Oct 13, 2016 2:58 pm

5 of the worst endings to a UFC fight ever

There have been countless wars and epic battles in the UFC, some fights have ended far more gruesomely than most. We here at BJPenn.com compiled the five worst endings to a UFC fight in the organizations history. Take a look for yourself below! Anderson Silva vs. Chris Weidman II – UFC 168 When Chris Weidman...

Sep 8, 2016 11:43 am

VIDEO | Ricardo Lamas vs. BJ Penn first staredown

With nearly a month to go until ‘UFC Fight Night: Manila’, where #4 ranked featherweight Ricardo Lamas, and UFC Hall of Famer BJ Penn will have their highly anticipated featherweight showdown, the pair had their first staredown for the fight. The fight is a pivotal one for both men. Earlier this year, Penn formally ended...

Aug 11, 2016 9:57 am

Georges St-Pierre tiptoes around answering if he would ever fight Conor McGregor

Former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre announced that he has started the process to be tested by USADA so that he can be eligible to fight in the UFC again. With his intent to fight and prove his dominance, many are wondering who GSP will be fighting. In a recent interview with Bloody Elbow, “Rush”...

Aug 1, 2016 12:36 pm

BREAKING! BJ Penn targeted to return at UFC Manila this October

Former UFC lightweight and welterweight champion BJ Penn will return to the octagon on October 15 in Manila, Philippines, when he meets former UFC featherweight title challenger Ricardo Lamas. The UFC Hall of Fame fighter, Penn, has not stepped foot in the cage since his July 2014 loss to Frankie Edgar. The BJ Penn vs....

Jul 27, 2016 11:41 am

10 fighters who have been hit in the head the most while standing

If you had to guess, who would you say has gotten hit in the head the most while standing and trading strikes in the UFC, WEC and Strikeforce? According to @fightnomics, Sam Stout lands at the top after receiving 562 strikes to the head while standing. Stout hung up his gloves after losing to Frankie...

Jul 19, 2016 9:02 am

Jim Miller vs. Joe Lauzon II booked for August

Earlier this month, at UFC 200, UFC veterans Joe Lauzon and Jim Miller both emerged from their respective bouts with KO wins. Miller kicked off the event on the UFC Fight Pass prelims, knocking out MMA legend Takanori Gomi in the very first round, ending his 2-fight losing streak. Similarly, Lauzon knocked out Diego Sanchez...

Jul 12, 2016 10:43 am

UFC 200 salary report: Brock Lesnar sets new record for highest disclosed payout

UFC 200 saw an absolutely stacked event card from beginning to end and the monumental pay-per-view event is likely the biggest payout in UFC history because of that. Brock Lesnar took home the biggest check with his disclosed payout of $2.5 million, setting a new record for the highest disclosed payout in UFC history. Prior...

Jul 12, 2016 8:38 am

UFC 200 medical suspensions

Saturday night in Las Vegas, the historic UFC 200 event took place at the T-Mobile Arena. The event was a spectacular one, with Amanda Nunes pulling off the upset over Miesha Tate, Brock Lesnar triumphantly returning to the Octagon, and Jose Aldo being crowned the interim featherweight champion, to name just a few of the...

Jul 9, 2016 11:23 pm

UFC 200 Bonus Report

UFC 200 in Las Vegas delivered some memorable fights and solid finishes. With that said, UFC President Dana White handed out four “Performance of the night” awards at tonight’s UFC 200 post fight press conference. Those $50,000 ‘UFC 200’ bonuses went to the following fighters: Performance of the night bonus – Amanda Nunes for her...

Jul 9, 2016 1:32 pm

UFC 200 live results stream

Unable to catch tonight’s historic UFC 200 card? BJPenn.com has you covered! Stay glued to this page for live result updates as they happen, and stay tuned to BJPenn.com for recaps of every fight. Main Card (Pay-Per View) (c) Miesha Tate vs. Amanda Nunes – Nunes submits Tate at 3:16 of round one Brock Lesnar...

Jun 28, 2016 9:38 am

PHOTO | Striking statistics for UFC 200 fighters

In less than two weeks, the UFC will hold its historic UFC 200 event in Las Vegas. The event will play host to numerous high-profile fights including the Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier rematch, the return of Brock Lesnar, and many others. Ahead of the fight, take a look at the striking statistics from the...

Jun 25, 2016 5:28 pm

UFC announces official UFC 200 fight card lineup

We are just two weeks away from this summer’s blockbuster UFC 200 fight card which takes place July 9 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The stacked fight card features three title fights and includes the return of former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar. The UFC had already announced the twelve bouts which would be taking place...

Jun 16, 2016 8:55 am

Bellator lightweight champion Will Brooks signs with the UFC

Surprising news surfaced last month that Bellator MMA lightweight champion Will Brooks had been released by the promotion, and would become a free agent in the MMA market. This week Brooks revealed that he and the UFC had reached an agreement, and that he had signed with the UFC. In addition, it was revealed that...

Jun 11, 2016 11:16 am

Latest UFC 200 odds one month out from fight night

In just under one month, fight fans will witness a historic night of action in Las Vegas at UFC 200. The event, which features two title fights, an interim title fight, and the return of Brock Lesnar, will go down on July 9th, and leave fight fans in awe. With just under one month to...

May 23, 2016 11:18 am

VIDEO | Joe Lauzon gets slapped silly in birthday beating

Joe Lauzon celebrated his birthday on Sunday turning 32-years-old. Come Monday, Lauzon was given his present from his teammates at the gym getting his stomach slapped repeatedly and it only took five guys to hold “J-Lau” down and give him his birthday beating. Joe Lauzon is set to take on Diego Sanchez at UFC 200...

May 12, 2016 11:01 am

VIDEO | #TBT Joe Lauzon vs. Dan Lauzon backyard brawl

There is nothing like brotherly love, and sometimes it is tough love. Brothers Joe Lauzon and Dan Lauzon are well accomplished MMA Fighters, but got into a backyard brawl at their parent’s house back in 2005, just a short time after Joe had his fastest knockout against Tim Honeycutt that took just 11 seconds. Joe...

Apr 22, 2016 9:24 am

VIDEO | You won’t believe what FOX does to cover blood stains in the Octagon

It’s no secret that MMA is one of, if not the single bloodiest sport on the planet. While the average fight doesn’t consist of tremendous amounts of blood, some fights do. While discussing UFC 200’s Diego Sanchez vs. Joe Lauzon bout on The Joe Rogan Experience, UFC commentator Joe Rogan revealed something frightening about what...