3682 Search Results for TUF

Aug 26, 2014 5:06 am

Joe Riggs Details Near Death Experience After Being Shot

Joe Riggs was expected to make his long awaited return to the UFC in September against Paulo Thiago, however a gun accident left Riggs with several gruesome injuries to his hand and leg that forced him off of the UFC Fight Night 51 card and left him hospitalized. Not only was Riggs hospitalized, he needed...

Aug 25, 2014 4:59 pm

Chris Leben Admits To Being Blackout Drunk Before Weigh Ins

Chris Leben, the original TUF bad boy, went through his fair share of trials and tribulations in his personal life throughout his UFC career, including multiple battles with drug addiction. Thankfully, The Crippler is clean now, and enjoying life while training fighters at his gym. Leben revealed in an interview with Submission Radio that he...

Aug 25, 2014 4:16 pm

Bobby Green Claims Donald Cerrone Groped Women At UFC Fan Expo

“He was groping every woman in his line to do his signing,” Green said. “He’s groping these women. They’ve got husbands, they’ve got fiancees, they’ve got boyfriends, I’m like, that’s messed up man, just because this guy’s a nerd and he can’t do anything to you, you’re going to do this to him. Girlfriend’s cute,...

Aug 25, 2014 4:10 pm

Bobby Green Slams Donald Cerrone, Claims Cowboy Is A Racist

Bobby Green has some harsh accusations for Donald Cerrone, including that Cerrone was making racist comments towards Green at the UFC Fan Expo, and that Cowboy was groping women at the Expo. He spoke about the incident on The MMA Hour saying: “He just said some racist stuff,” Green said. “He said stuff like, random...


Aug 25, 2014 2:56 pm

Gilbert Melendez On Pettis Rivalry: We Don’t Talk S***

Gilbert Melendez and Anthony Pettis just finished up the taping of TUF 20, which will crown the inaugural UFC women’s strawweight champion. Melendez spoke with MMAJunkie about the season of TUF saying: “I hope people aren’t too disappointed, but there’s not much interaction between us,” Melendez said. “We’re kind of guys who don’t talk too...

Aug 25, 2014 10:02 am

Exclusive: Askren plans to dominate Suzuki on the ground; unsure if he will ever fight for UFC

Former Bellator title holder Ben Askren (13-0 MMA) will attempt to dethrone current ONE FC welterweight champion Nobutatsu Suzuki (11-1-2) at this weekends “ONE FC 19: Reign of Champions” event in Dubai. The welterweight showdown is a true clash of styles, pitting Askren’s elite grappling abilities against Suzuki’s high-level Karate striking. The former US Olympian and undefeated MMA fighter recently spoke with BJPenn.com’s Chris Taylor about his...

Aug 25, 2014 5:38 am

Robert Drysdale Still In UFC Despite Rumors He Had Been Cut

  Robert Drysdale failed his second drug test after his win at the TUF 19 finale. The failed drug test marked the second failed test in his UFC career. Prior to his UFC debut in 2013, Drysdale failed a drug test for elevated testosterone levels, and as a result his debut bout was cancelled. Drysdale...

Aug 24, 2014 5:04 pm

White Meeting With Nate Diaz Upon U.S. Return

UFC President Dana White have already had “some quality time together”, during which the pair talked about Nate’s future in the UFC. That meeting was during the final taping of TUF 20, which Diaz’s teammate Gilbert Melendez is coaching. “Where he is and where we are – we’re not even close,” White told MMAjunkie following...

Aug 24, 2014 9:28 am

Felice Herrig: ‘I’d Love to Win That Belt’

Felice Herrig just completed the filming of TUF 20, which will crown the inaugural women’s strawweight champion. Upon her return back to society she spoke with Fitness Gurls ahead of the release of her issue of the magazine which features several pictures as well as a cover feature. You’re going to be on The Ultimate...

Aug 24, 2014 9:23 am

Rousey Insists “Carano Is Worst Style Matchup”

With the potential signing of Gina Carano coming up in the first week of September, UFC women’s bantmaweight champion Ronda Rousey spoke on how a potential fight with her and Carano would go. “Gina is the worst style matchup for me possible,” Rousey told MMAjunkie. “She’s the only girl that I feel like has the...

Aug 24, 2014 9:18 am

Bourdain The Addict – Why This Top Chef Can’t Say No To BJJ

Anthony Bourdain, famous Emmy award winning chef and TV personality has changed his tune, for the better, and now finds himself addicted to BJJ. Steph Daniels of Bloodyelbow.com spoke with Anthony Bourdain about his newfound addiction to BJJ. Stephie Daniels: You recently skipped New York traffic to take a helicopter to BJJ practice. How did...

Aug 24, 2014 9:11 am

Big Nog Outlines Plans For Retirement

“I know I won’t fight forever, I’m focused on my gym’s business now. It’s a beautiful work, we have 9,000 students, 32 gyms. … I plan to end my career by the end of the next year, I believe. One more year. It’s until the point my body can handle. “So many injuries, I’m dedicating...

Aug 24, 2014 8:23 am

White Confirms Carano Deal Close, Hopes For More Progress In September

With rumors circling last week that Gina Carano had signed with Bellator, UFC President Dana White explained to fans and media where he was in his quest to sign the WMMA legend to a UFC contract. He spoke with MMAJunkie: “It’s complicated, but I think it’s close. I had a plan, but now I don’t...

Aug 22, 2014 3:00 am

“UFC Fight Night 48: Bisping vs. Le” Weigh-In Results

Early this morning in Macao, Chia, the UFC Fight Night 48 weigh-ins went down, and all fighters made their contracted weight. If you missed BJPENN.COM’s live broadcast, here’s the results: MAIN CARD: (UFC Fight Pass, 6 a.m. PT) Michael Bisping (186) vs. Cung Le (185) Dong Hyun Kim (171) vs. Tyron Woodley (170) Zhang Lipeng...

Aug 21, 2014 7:02 pm

Nevada State Athletic Commission Suspends Two UFC Fighters For Failed Drug Tests

Robert Drysdale and Kevin Casey (pictured) were both suspended this afternoon, during today’s Nevada State Athletic Commission hearing. The two UFC fighters recently failed drug tests for banned substances during competition. Both men fought, and won, during the UFC’s International fight week earlier this year, Casey by way of knockout at UFC 175, and Drysdale...

Aug 21, 2014 1:12 pm

Wanderlei Dodges Commission Again, NSAC Postpones Disciplinary Hearing

Former PRIDE FC Champion and current UFC Fighter, Wanderlei Silva has pulled another fast one on the Nevada State Athletic Commission. The MMA Legend was expected to attend today’s official NSAC meeting and answer for violations previously committed. (More on that HERE.) But his absence, and a filed motion from his legal team to dismiss any...

Aug 20, 2014 3:18 pm

UFC’s Woodley Fighting For Ferguson This Weekend In China

“I’m from Ferguson, Missouri, and you probably heard on the news all the rioting and all the crazy stuff. So that’s a distraction.” “I was all in to it, reading and following up. A lot of the people involved were people I’ve seen, are in my high school, my friends, or family members. I went...

Aug 18, 2014 4:25 pm

Sydney Crosby Reaches Out To TJ Grant During Concussion Recovery

TJ Grant has been absent from the Octagon for nearly a year after suffering a concussion during training while rolling JiuJitsu, and hasn’t been able to shake the adverse effects from the concussion. He revealed that one of the NHL’s biggest stars, Sydney Crosby reached out to him to offer support since Crosby missed nearly...

Aug 18, 2014 3:46 pm

UFC Fight Night Macau Gets Last Minute Replacement Days Before Event

UFC Fight Night Macua, which will be headlined by Michael Bisping and Cung Le has a new fighter on the card. After Sheldon Westcott withdrew from his bout against undefeated prospect Alberto Mina, Sheldon Anzai has stepped in on just days notice. Anzai is 8-1 in his MMA career and will be riding a 6-fight...

Aug 18, 2014 9:09 am

Legendary Surfer Kelly Slater Talks About His Love For MMA

Legendary surfer Kelly Slater, who is signed to RVCA, much like Vitor Belfort and our very own BJ Penn. It’s only fitting that he is an MMA fan. He spoke about his love for MMA, how people see it as brutality, and even gives his pick for Weidman vs. Belfort. “I love the sport,” Slater...

Aug 18, 2014 8:14 am

Dana White Agrees With Sara McMann, Admits Octagon Canvas Needs Changing

Following her razor close split decision win over Lauren Murphy this past Saturday, former women’s bantamweight title challenger Sara McMann complained there was sand all over the Octagon canvas and that she slipped multiple times on the slick canvas. McMann commented in the post-fight press conference about it saying: “I didn’t like the canvas, and...

Aug 17, 2014 4:14 pm

White: UFC Responsible For UFC 178 Brawl, Jones-D.C. Trash Talk Got Nasty!

“You want my personal opinion? Our bad. It’s our bad. These guys are fighters. They’re two of the baddest dudes on the planet. They’re going face-to-face to stare off. We have to make sure that doesn’t happen and shouldn’t happen, but it did.” “I don’t think that was something that was thought about. What happened...

Aug 16, 2014 11:59 am

Kailin Curran Ready To Make Waves As Hawaii’s First UFC Female – EXCLUSIVE

  Hawaii and the UFC have hooked up once again and this time it’s a history-setting acquisition for the company. Hawaii’s own Kailin Curran has recently inked a deal with the world’s largest MMA giant and in doing so she will become the first female fighter to represent the islands in the UFC octagon. Curran,...

Aug 16, 2014 11:42 am

Masvidal Talks Sponsorship Dollars And The Need For More – EXCLUSIVE

  BJPenn.com Radio recently sat down to interview UFC lightweight contender Jorge Masvidal this past weekend. Masvidal is currently riding a 2-fight winning streak after recently defeating Daron Cruickshank on July 26th at UFC on FOX: Lawler vs. Brown.  Masvidal is now scheduled for a quick turnaround and will take on #7 ranked Bobby Green,...