Archive: Aaron Simpson

Jan 17, 2014 1:04 pm

Chael Sonnen Pays The Way For Olympic Wrestler To Live In Russia

BloodyElbow.com posted a story today, and I wanted to share it with you guys and gals. Now, there aren’t many MMA fighters who are as polarizing (and as vexing, to their opponents) as Mister Chael P. Sonnen. If you like him, you really like him. And if you hate him, you literally wish a plague...

Nov 26, 2013 8:05 am

Controversial Rousimar Palhares Signs With World Series Of Fighting

Rousimar Palhares, who was recently cast out of the UFC roster, has been signed by the World Series Of Fighting (WSOF). Palhares has seemed to have a problem with holding submissions after his opponents tap. A recent fight against Mike Pierce, where Palhares held an ankle lock after Pierce tapped, made the UFC decide to...

Nov 23, 2013 10:56 am

Brad Tavares vs. Lorenz Larkin Added To UFC Fight Night 35

Strikeforce veteran Lorenz Larkin gets a chance to improve his UFC record to 2-1 when he fights UFC veteran Brad Tavares at UFC Fight Night 35. Tavares currently holds a four fight winning streak in the UFC. Tavares, who competed on season 11 of The Ultimate Fighter, has fought seven times in the UFC, and...

Mar 28, 2013 10:08 am

Jon Fitch vs. Josh Burkman to Headline World Series of Fighting 3 | MMA NEWS

Jon Fitch will be making his entrance into the World Series of Fighting in a few months. Fitch (24-5-1) will meet Josh Burkman (25-9) on June 14 to headline WSOF 3 in Las Vegas, Nev. for the second time. The event will be televised live on NBC Sports Network, but no venue has been announced...

Mar 23, 2013 4:50 pm

World Series of Fighting 2: Main Card Play-By-Play and Results | MMA News

  The World Series of Fighting takes place at the Revel Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey, March 23rd. The main event features a clash of two dangerous strikers, former UFC heavyweight champion, Andrei Arlovski and former UFC welterweight, Anthony Johnson. JZ Calvancante (16-6) vs. Justin Gaethje (7-0) Round 1:  Keeping up with...

Feb 19, 2013 11:20 am

Five Great Guests Join BJPenn.Com Radio Wednesday Night at 8pm EST

  Join hosts Bryan Levick and Mitch Ciccarelli this Wednesday night beginning at 8pm. We will go over this past Saturday’s UFC on Fuel 7 card as well as preview this coming Saturday’s historic UFC 157 event featuring the first female fight in UFC history. Joining us will be World Series of Fighting welterweight Josh...

Feb 14, 2013 9:36 am

UFC Passes On Contract Renewal For Aaron Simpson | UFC NEWS

Former UFC middleweight turned welterweight, Aaron Simpson, last competed under the UFC banner in his losing effort to Mike Pierce last October. The defeat brought the 38-year-olds UFC record to 7-4 and was his last contracted bout with the UFC. According to multiple reports, at the culmination of his last contract with the promotion, UFC...

Sep 16, 2012 11:18 am

Legacy Fighting Championships Showcases Exciting Young Talent

This past Friday night, Legacy Fighting Championships showcased a few young and exciting fighters that we should all keep our eyes on in the near future. Darrion Caldwell is a featherweight who is currently training with Ryan Bader, CB Dolloway and Aaron Simpson at Power MMA in Arizona. Caldwell decided against fighting as an amateur...

Sep 13, 2012 6:25 am

Chris Leben vs. Carlos Vemola booked for UFC 155 in Las Vegas | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor Chris Leben, who was given a year-long suspension by the UFC in November of 2011 after testing positive for prescription painkillers oxycodone and oxymorphone after his UFC 138 main event loss to Mark Munoz in England, now has an official return date and opponent. Leben (22-8 MMA, 12-7 UFC) will return to the octagon...

Sep 12, 2012 10:29 am

BJPenn.Com Exclusive: Darrion Caldwell Talks MMA Debut and Power MMA

  Darrion Caldwell has found success at every level of athletics since he was a young boy. A natural athlete, Caldwell grew up in Rahway, NJ and competed in a variety of sports, but found wrestling to be his true passion. After capturing three state high school championships, Caldwell received a full scholarship to wrestle...

Aug 2, 2012 3:20 am

Aaron Simpson Faces Mike Pierce At UFC on FX 5 | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Aaron Simpson is set to face Mike Pierce in his second bout at Welterweight. The news comes via MMAFighting. Simpson had been campaigning in the UFC Middleweight division and had gone on a three fight winning streak following a loss to Mark Munoz. At UFC on Fuel TV: Sanchez vs. Ellenberger he...

Jun 6, 2012 1:35 am

Aaron Simpson vs Kenny Robertson Booked With Fitch Out Injured | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Kenny Robertson steps in to face Aaron Simpson in place of Jon Fitch. Simpson will face Robertson at UFC on FUEL TV 4 at the HP Pavilion in San Jose on July 11, 2012. Fitch had to pull out of the bout with Simpson as he partially tore his ACL and will...