323 Search Results for big nog

Dec 14, 2016 5:56 am

Junior Dos Santos and Stefan Struve to rematch at UFC Fight Night 105 in Halifax

Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos has recently been angling for a fight with reigning champ Stipe Miocic. Apparently, however, the Brazilian striker has settled for a fight with towering Dutchman Stefan Struve. The two heavyweights will meet in the main event of the UFC’s return to Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada on February 19....

Nov 28, 2016 2:22 pm

Report: Jimi Manuwa vs. Glover Teixeira Being Targeted for UFC 208 in Anaheim

Though it is currently without an official headliner, UFC 208 looks to have grown by one massive fight. This fight is expected to pair England’s Jimi Manuwa with Brazil’s Glover Teixeira in a clash of top-ranked light heavyweights. This compelling showdown was first reported to be in the works by FloCombat.com. Should this fight occur,...

Nov 28, 2016 10:33 am

VIDEO | UFC stars discuss who they think can beat Conor McGregor

Earlier this month, in the main event of UFC 205, Conor McGregor knocked out Eddie Alvarez to win the UFC lightweight championship. At the time, McGregor also owned the organization’s featherweight crown, which made him the first fighter in UFC history to hold titles in two weight classes simultaneously. Though the UFC has since ended McGregor’s...

Nov 13, 2016 1:34 pm

VIDEO | Khabib Nurmagomedov Recounts What He Said to Michael Johnson During Their Fight

Last night, on the undercard of UFC 205, lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov extended his record to a sparkling 24-0. He did so with an incredible win over a game Michael Johnson. Nurmagomedov achieved this win by soundly out-grappling his foe until he found an opening for a kimura in the third round. In an interview with...

Nov 11, 2016 6:12 am

VIDEO | ONE Championship Fighter Breaks Ankle, Keeps Fighting – NSFW!

As an inherently violent sport, MMA occasionally produces the kind of freak injuries that leave our stomachs in knots. In 2004,  for example, we watched a Frank Mir armbar snap Tim Sylvia’s forearm like a matchstick. In 2011, meanwhile, we saw Frank Mir dole out another gruesome arm injury, this time twisting Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira’s arm...

Nov 6, 2016 10:14 am

Check out the Official Poster for UFC Fight Night 100!

On November 19, the UFC will promote its 100th Fight Night card. This card will emanate from the Ginásio do Ibirapuera in beautiful Sao Paolo, Brazil. Initially, the card was expected to be headlined by a light heavyweight showdown between Swedish contender Alexander Gustafsson and Brazilian veteran Antonio Rogerio Nogueira. When Gustafsson withdrew from the bout...

Oct 14, 2016 8:19 am

7 of the Bloodiest Fights in UFC History

Halloween is coming, fight fans! In celebration of this spookiest of seasons, we here at BJPenn.com have compiled a list of the bloodiest fights in UFC history. A word of caution, though: this list is not recommended for readers with weak stomachs. You’ve been warned! Here are the 7 bloodiest fights in Octagon history ( in...

Sep 19, 2016 6:50 am

Alexander Gustafsson says he was never really considering retirement

2015 was not a great year for Swedish light heavyweight Alexander Gustafsson. First, he experienced the lone knockout loss of his career at the hands Anthony “Rumble” Johnson – a loss that occurred in front of tens of thousands of loyal, Swedish fans. Then, he came up short in a razor thin title fight with reigning...

Sep 19, 2016 6:28 am

UFC Light Heavyweight Corey Anderson Has an Opponent in Mind for his Next Bout

While we wait to learn whether Daniel Cormier’s next title defense will be against Anthony “Rumble” Johnson or Jon Jones, the rest of the light heavyweight division is trundling on. Yesterday afternoon, it was announced that two-time light heavyweight title challenger Alexander Gustafsson will be taking on 40-year-old veteran Antonio Rogerio Nogueira in Brazil this November....

Sep 18, 2016 12:04 pm

BREAKING| Gustafsson Returns to Headline UFC Fight Night 100

Just weeks removed from his big win over Jan Blachowicz, Swedish light heavyweight Alexander Gustafsson has another big fight in the pipe. While his last fight occurred on European soil, however, this one will take him across the world to Sao Paolo, Brazil. The two-time light heavyweight title challenger is now scheduled to take on...

Sep 13, 2016 1:43 pm

VIDEO | Former TUF Brazil competitor starched in 7 seconds

O que VOCÊ consegue fazer em 4 segundos? Posted by Esporte Interativo on Saturday, September 10, 2016 TUF Brazil 4 competitor Bruno Silva stepped into the cage on the main card of Aspera FC 44 in Sao Paulo, Brazil to fight Adalto Prado this past weekend. Silva, who now holds a 9-3 record, was looking...

May 24, 2016 10:31 am

Chael Sonnen wants 3rd fight with Anderson Silva?

While Chael Sonnen has continually shut down rumors of a return to MMA in July once his suspension is up, that hasn’t stopped the former title challenger from weighing in on the current state of the UFC’s middleweight division. Sonnen spoke on a recent episode of The MMA Hour, where he said the current UFC...

May 16, 2016 11:50 am

Highest Reebok payout of 2016 at UFC 198 totals $240,000

$240,000 was the total payout by Reebok for the exclusive uniform deal with the UFC for the UFC 198 event that took place in Curitiba, Brazil over the weekend. This marks the highest paid card of 2016 for Reebok with a roster that included many pioneer stars and a championship bout. The payout from Reebok...

Apr 19, 2016 10:02 am

VIDEO | Awesome UFC 198 promo

On May 14th the UFC will head to Curitiba Brazil for UFC 198. The card will feature some of the biggest names in Brazilian MMA, and will also serve as the UFC debut for Cris Cyborg. Above, you can see a promo video for the event featuring the Brazilian fighters on the card. Below you...

Mar 16, 2016 5:33 pm

Internet fans should be nicer to Frank Mir

Frank Mir has been in the UFC since November 2001 and headlines UFC Fight Night in Australia this weekend. He’s taking on Mark Hunt and the Future UFC Hall of Famer took a moment to talk to some internet fans via FaceBook. Ive been getting a few negative mails from some people who I guess...

Dec 25, 2015 4:41 pm

PHOTOS | MMA community celebrates Christmas

Today many fighters celebrated Christmas, and as can be expected many of them took to social media to show how they will be spending the day. Check it out: Holiday cheers from The Nogs! 🎁🎄 #UFCXmas pic.twitter.com/0OG2CkfsWj — UFC (@ufc) December 24, 2015 Have you been Notorious or Nice? 🎅🏽👊🏽 @TheNotoriousMMA #UFCXmas pic.twitter.com/KxQvnxnsIX — UFC (@ufc) December...

Nov 26, 2015 10:39 am

Is Fabricio Werdum the greatest heavyweight ever?

UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum holds wins against the greatest names in MMA. Being commonly staged as the underdog, Werdum has not only beat, but finished the biggest names in Fedor Emelianenko, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, and most recently Cain Velasquez. Rafael Cordeiro, former Chute Box head coach and current Kings MMA coach of UFC lightweight...

Nov 16, 2015 2:43 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Ronda Rousey Drops out of Top 10 P4P

“UFC 193” has come and gone and the official UFC rankings have been updated! Some major changes were made as big names made major drops and a familiar face pops back up in the light heavyweight division. Ronda Rousey’s devastating loss to now-champion Holly Holm may not have caused a major drop for her in...

Aug 28, 2015 1:28 pm

The Skyscraper Takes On Jared Rosholt At UFC 193

A heavyweight bout featuring Stefan Struve taking on Jared Rosholt is the latest addition to November’s UFC 193 pay-per-view event in Australia. UFC officials announced the booking earlier today. Stefan Struve (26-7 MMA) was most recently seen in action earlier this month at the UFC 190 event in Brazil, where he earned a unanimous decision...

Aug 10, 2015 4:00 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Dariush Enters Top 10, Nunes Cracks Top 5

The dust has settled from “UFC Fight Night 73” and the official rankings have been updated! Beneil Dariush and Amanda Nunes are the big winners this week as Darish was able to crack the top ten in his division while Amanda Nunes took the number four spot in the bantamweight division. Michael Johnson can take...

Aug 1, 2015 10:18 am

“UFC 190: Rousey vs. Correia” Full Results

After months of waiting, Ronda Rousey will finally get to defend her UFC Women’s Bantamweight Championship tonight! Bethe “Pitbull” Correia is set to challenge Rousey for her championship in Rio de Janerio, Brazil at “UFC 190”. The bout is personal and Rousey has vowed to make Correia suffer. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira and “Shogun” Rua are...

Jul 31, 2015 10:00 am

WATCH! UFC 190: ‘Rousey vs. Correia’ Post-Fight Press Conference — LIVE!

Ronda Rousey is set to clash with Bethe Correia in Brazil at the HSBC Arena on Saturday night! PRIDE legends Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and Antonio Rogerio Nogueira also clashed in the co main-event of the evening. See how the biggest event of the month played out by watching the fallout at the UFC 190 Post...

Jul 27, 2015 3:44 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Tate Takes Top Spot, 4 Women Ranked Above Correia

“UFC on FOX 16” is in the books and a couple fighters from the main card made some big moves! Miesha Tate’s co main-event performance against Jessica Eye earned her the top-spot directly under Ronda Rousey, once again. Jesssica Eye dropped a single spot due to the loss, however. TJ Dillashaw surpassed UFC Heavyweight Champion...

Jun 8, 2015 4:16 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Hendo Back in the Mix, Rothwell Makes Moves

Another UFC event has come and gone and the official UFC rankings have been updated accordingly. There are some odd changes this week, but everything seems to be in order for the stars of Fight Night 68. Dan Henderson made his way into the middleweight rankings. Previously unranked, Hendo took the thirteenth spot above Robert...

Jun 3, 2015 5:34 am

2015 IBJJF Full Result

Hey Jiu-Jitsu fans, did you miss the IBJJF World Jiu-Jitsu Championships this past weekend? Check out a list of the winners below! Adult Male Team – Worlds 2015 1 – Alliance – 121 2 – PSLPB Cicero Costha – 72 3 – Atos Jiu-Jitsu – 58 4 – Gracie Barra – 43 5 – GF...

May 24, 2015 6:47 pm

“Rumble” Promises to Come Back Strong & Make Another Title Run

Anthony “Rumble” Johnson came up short of winning the vacant UFC Light Heavyweight Championship on Saturday when he got finished by Daniel Cormier in the second round. Johnson was able to knock Cormier down with a big shot in the first round, but Cormier quickly recovered and grappled his way to victory. During the UFC...