400 Search Results for Dustin Poirier

May 8, 2013 9:08 am

9 Fighters, Including Leonard Garcia, Removed From UFC Roster

When the UFC removes your profile from the online masterlist of fighters in its official website, it usually means you’re gone. Now that has happened to nine athletes earlier this week, as reported by Bloody Elbow, including fan favorite Leonard Garcia. The following is the list of fighters who are expected to be released in...

Feb 16, 2013 3:41 pm

UFC on Fuel TV 7 Recap and Results UFC NEWS

The energy levels were high at the Wembley Arena in London, England tonight as the UFC brought a card full of exciting fights. In the main event, Bantamweight Interim Champion Renan Barao retained his belt over challenger, Michael McDonald.  The co-main event saw a unanimous decision win by Cub Swanson over fellow featherweight, Dustin Poirier....

Feb 15, 2013 9:14 am

UFC ON FUEL TV 7 WEIGH IN RESULTS | UFC NEWS

The UFC on FUEL TV 7 Weigh-Ins took place today at the Wembley Arena in London. 24 fighters hit he scales and all competitors made their contracted weight. MAIN: (FUEL TV, 3 p.m. ET) Champ Renan Barao (134) vs. Michael McDonald (134) – for interim bantamweight title Dustin Poirier (145) vs. Cub Swanson (146) Cyrille...

Jan 26, 2013 12:53 pm

UFC on Fox 6: Johnson vs. Dodson- Main Card Predictions

  The UFC returns to the United Center tonight in Chicago, IL with UFC on Fox 6: Johnson vs. Dodson. It was just about a year ago that the promotion put out their first full fledged televised Fox card in the same arena. That card featured three main card bouts all of which went the...


Jan 21, 2013 9:56 am

Exclusive: Cub Swanson: “When I Win This Fight, I’m the Number One Contender”

Four years ago, Cub Swanson stepped into the cage with Jose Aldo at WEC 41 and was knocked out in eight seconds. It was the flying knee heard around the world and it propelled Aldo into a featherweight title bout against then-champion Mike Brown. Fast forward to today and Aldo is still the featherweight champion,...

Dec 20, 2012 10:52 am

BJPenn.com 2012 MMA Awards

Here they are. The long awaited BJPenn.com end of year MMA awards. Agree? Disagree? Let us know in the comments sections. Enjoy! FIGHTER OF THE YEAR – Matt Brown Rattling off 4 straight wins on an international stage is an inspiring feat for any fighter, but what makes Matt different than the rest is that he...

Dec 15, 2012 5:49 pm

The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale Live Play by Play

Sean McClure is providing play by play for tonight’s Ultimate Fighter 16 finale. The main event features Roy Nelson versus Matt Mitrione. *** 9:52 PM Renato Laranja just called me and informed me that he has declared Roy Nelson the winner of the main event. -Roy Nelson (17-7; #10 Heavyweight) vs. Matt Mitrione (5-1) Round...

Dec 14, 2012 2:31 pm

“The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale” Weigh-In Results | UFC NEWS

Today the UFC held the weigh-ins ceremony for tomorrow night’s TUF 16 Finale. Today’s festivities took place from Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. All fighters made weight and all fights are now official for the fight card. TUF 16 Weigh In Results: MAIN CARD: (FX, 9 p.m. ET) Matt Mitrione (257)...

Nov 14, 2012 1:36 pm

UFC 154 Betting Odds; Do You Agree?

Just a friendly disclaimer – In no way is this intended to be an educational piece on betting or encouragement to bet your hard earned cash on my stupid opinions. BetUS has released the betting odds for UFC 154 and for the most part it is what you might expect. There are a few fights...

Oct 30, 2012 10:19 am

World MMA Awards Announces This Years Nominees: VOTE NOW | MMA NEWS

It’s time to roll out the red carpet and get suited and booted, as the 5th Fighters Only World MMA Awards returns to Las Vegas. After 12 months of outstanding action in the world of MMA, the fifth annual Fighters Only World Mixed Martial Arts Awards arrives to bestow some of the planet’s best fighters...

Aug 10, 2012 8:57 am

UFC 150: Henderson vs. Edgar II Predictions

UFC 150: Henderson vs. Edgar II Main Card Predictions: I haven’t done a prediction column in the longest time, but I figured now that I am part of the best MMA website this is as good a time as ever to give it another shot. Tomorrow night the UFC makes a return trip to Denver...

Jul 26, 2012 1:00 pm

Who’s next for the Korean Zombie? | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor It was recently announced that UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo will be returning home for his next title defense, when he faces Erik Koch in Brazil this October at UFC 153. After reading the news, I immediately thought of Chan Sung Jung, who had recently called out the current 145 pound champion...

May 23, 2012 10:26 am

UFC on Fox 4 adds four new fights, Including The Return Of Swick | UFC NEWS

By Chris Taylor: Yesterday, the UFC announced that four fights had been added to the UFC on Fox 4 card scheduled for August 4th in Los Angeles. This included a welterweight bout which will showcase the return of Mick Swick (14-4 MMA, 9-3 UFC), who takes on DaMarques Johnson (16-10 MMA, 4-4 UFC). The other...

May 15, 2012 7:37 am

UFC on FUEL TV 3 Live Results And Discussion Thread

It’s Fight Night!! UFC on FUEL TV 3 is set to go down tonight from the Patriot Center in Fairfax, Va. In the main event two featherweights (Dustin Poirier vs. “The Korean Zombie”) will square off and try and cement their place at the top of the UFC’s featherweight ladder. Use this thread to discuss...

May 15, 2012 7:32 am

Watch Tonight's UFC on FUEL TV's Post-Fight Presser Live on BJPENN.COM

UFC on FUEL TV 3 is set to go down tonight from the Patriot Center in Fairfax, Va. In the main event two featherweights (Dustin Poirier vs. “The Korean Zombie”) will square off and try and cement their place at the top of the UFC’s featherweight ladder. Immediately following tonight’s free event on FUEL TV...

May 14, 2012 2:23 pm

UFC on FUEL TV 3: Weigh-In Results

Today all UFC on FUEL TV competitors hit the scales and made their bouts official for tomorrow night’s fight card. Below are the results: MAIN CARD: (FUEL TV) Dustin Poirier (145) vs. Chan Sung Jung (145) Jorge Lopez (171) vs. Amir Sadollah (171) Donald Cerrone (155) vs. Jeremy Stephens (155) Jeff Hougland (135) vs. Yves...

May 2, 2012 8:30 am

UFC on FUEL TV Shift | Rivera In For Gashimov Against Soto | UFC NEWS

Originally scheduled to face Alex Soto at UFC on FUEL TV 3, Azamat Gashimov has been forced to withdraw from the bout with undisclosed reasons. In his place comes onetime UFC veteran Francisco Rivera. UFC on FUEL TV 3 takes place on May 15 from the Patriot Center in Fairfax, Va. In the main event...

Apr 26, 2012 7:34 am

Erik Koch Likely Candidate For Next Featherweight Title Shot | UFC NEWS

By Jamie McAllister: Jose Aldo’s next opponent could be Erik Koch. Koch is likely to be named the opponent for Aldo’s next title defence whenever the UFC decides on a date for the Featherweight champion to defend his title. Sources close to both fighters confirm that Koch is the likely candidate to get the shot...

Apr 24, 2012 4:54 pm

Exclusive: Korean Zombie "I want that belt!"

We were fortunate enough to catch up with rising Korean Top Team star Chan Sung Jung to ask him some questions about his MMA career, as well as his next fight. Here is what the ‘Korean Zombie’ had to say: Chris: First off thank you very much for taking the time to talk to us...

Apr 24, 2012 1:43 pm

Marcus LeVesseur will fight Cody McKenzie at UFC on FUEL TV 3

By Lorenzo Luciano: Marcus LeVesseur will replace Aaron Riley at next month’s UFC on FUEL TV 3 and meet Cody McKenzie . The event will take place on May 15th, 2012 at the Patriot Center in Fairfax, Virginia. Aaron Riley was forced to withdraw from the event due to undisclosed reasons. Cody McKenzie is an American...

Apr 15, 2012 9:37 am

Who’s Next for UFC on Fuel TV 2 Fighters?

By Ryan Busuttil: The UFC’s first event in 6 weeks, UFC on Fuel TV 2, is in the books. The main card featured 4 finishes, but even the 2 fights that went the distance delivered the action. I’m now going to play fantasy matchmaker and give my thoughts on who some of the main card...

Mar 19, 2012 9:39 am

Five Fight Main Card Set For UFC on FUEL TV 3

The UFC has put together and finalized a five-fight main card for their third trip to FUEL TV. UFC on FUEL TV 3 is set to take place from the Patriot Center in Fairfax, VA on May 15. A featherweight bout between Dustin Poirier and Chang Sung Jung headlines the event. The main event will...

Mar 13, 2012 3:51 pm

UFC On FUEL TV 3 Books Pokrajac vs. Maldonado

The UFC has made good on finding a UFC on FUEL TV 3 replacement opponent for Igor Pokrajac. Originally set to welcome back Thiago Silva, Pokrajac was forced on the sidelines when Silva got bumped to the main event slot as a replacement for “Lil Nog” in Sweden. However the UFC has now booked a...

Mar 2, 2012 9:02 am

Exclusive | Headrush’s Mike McLeish Sheds Light on Team Brand, Fighters, Expos, and More

As mixed martial arts’ continues to grow into mainstream success, sponsors continue to grow as well. One in particular is Headrush, who sponsors a talented team of fighters including UFC interim welterweight champion Carlos Condit, heavyweight contender Shane Carwin, Stipe Miocic, Scott Jorgensen, Stephen Thompson, and UFC on Fuel TV 3 headliner and featherweight title...

Mar 1, 2012 1:00 pm

UFC on FUEL TV 3 Adds Two More Bouts

A lightweight and bantamweight have been added to the UFC on Fuel TV 3 card as announced by UFC officials just yesterday. Lightweights Kamal Shalorus and Rafael Dos Anjos have agreed to face off as have bantamweights Azamat Gashimov and Alex Soto. UFC on FUEL 3 is set to take place from the Patriot Center...

Feb 24, 2012 4:30 pm

T.J. Grant vs. Carlo Prater Booked For UFC on FUEL TV 3

Lightweights T.J. Grant and Carlo Prater are the latest additions to the continually growing UFC on FUEL TV 3 event set for May. With a featherweight headliner in place between the fast rising Dustin Poirier and the equally talented “Korean Zombie”, UFC on FUEL TV 3 is set to go down from the Patriot Center...