3958 Search Results for TUF

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...

Feb 5, 2015 12:12 pm

Mac Danzig, Gabe Ruediger Latest To File Lawsuit Against The UFC

Add Ultimate Fighter Veterans Gabe Ruediger (pictured) and Mac Danzig to the slowly-growing list of UFC fighters filing lawsuit against the ZUFFA owned Mixed Martial Arts Promotion. Their inclusion to this class-action cause is the fourth lawsuit filed against the UFC. Notable  fighters going after the promotion are, Cung Le, Brandon Vera, Jon Fitch, and more. Danzig, an...

Feb 5, 2015 10:39 am

Herrig: ‘Lucky VanZant’s believing her own hype’

“When I heard Paige called me ‘predictable’ and a ‘stepping stone,’ at first I was like, ‘What the f–k,’ but then I kind of chuckled a bit to myself because she said after she gets through me and makes her way to Carla (Esparza) that her wrestling would be as good as Carla’s by then....

Feb 3, 2015 4:04 pm

Rashad Evans: ‘Gustafsson got caught up in his own hype’

“One of the reasons why I felt AJ won was that Gustafsson… I like Gustafsson, Gustafsson is a cool guy and everything. But I honestly felt like he actually thought he was the champion. He had a great fight with Jones, and it could have went either way. but then he let the hype get...

Feb 2, 2015 7:29 am

Frank Trigg: Robbie Lawler Fight “Nearly Killed Me”

Old-school fight fans may remember Frank Trigg’s 2007 war against Robbie Lawler under the Icon Sport banner (Pictured above). Trigg was defending his middleweight championship, when he was put to sleep with a brutal uppercut in the 4th round. While the knockout was a particularly brutal one, what many fans didn’t know was that the...

Feb 2, 2015 5:05 am

Paige VanZant: ‘I’m Going To Prove That I’m Not Just A Pretty Face’

Recently top ranked UFC women’s strawweight Paige VanZant was put under fire from critics after making a seemingly innocent comment that she and Felice Herrig, her next opponent, are the ‘hot girls’ in the UFC. Paige responded to her critics prior to UFC 183 in a media scrum, saying: “You know, I think that me...

Feb 1, 2015 4:39 pm

Booking Roundup – UFC Books Several Major Matchups For Upcoming Events

The UFC has been incredibly busy this week booking fights for upcoming events, even more-so than usual! Booking nearly 20 bouts for upcoming events. Catch up with all of the latest happenings with BJPENN.com’s Booking Roundup! First up we have Cody Pfister vs. James Moontasri, which will go down at UFC Fight Night 60 on...