Archive: “bj Penn”

Mar 18, 2013 7:16 am

UFC plans to return to Boston this year | UFC News

The UFC will be returning to Boston for the first time since August of 2010 when it hosts an event later this year. UFC President Dana White confirmed the plans following this past weekend’s UFC 158 event in Montreal: “We’ll be going back to Boston this year. We’ll do Boston this year. … I said...

Mar 13, 2013 2:16 pm

Dana White: Nick Diaz wanted to fight GSP in hotel following UFC 137 | UFC News

Today, while on Jim Rome’s nationally syndicated radio show, UFC President Dana White told listeners that the long-awaited grudge match between Georges St. Pierre and Nick Diaz almost happened in a hotel back in 2011. According to Dana White, after Nick defeated B.J. Penn in the headliner of UFC 137 in Las Vegas, Diaz went...

Mar 8, 2013 6:57 am

Jon Fitch signs with World Series of Fighting | MMA News

Former UFC welterweight title challenger Jon Fitch (24-5-1) has inked a multi-fight deal with the upstart World Series of Fighting promotion. The news was confirmed by the WSOF after a report surfaced from MMAFIGHTING.com. The American Kickboxing Academy product has been in talks with the promotion for weeks, ironing out contract details. The WSOF expressed...

Mar 6, 2013 12:04 pm

Barao vs. Wineland Set for UFC 161 | UFC NEWS

Renan Barao is solidifying the title of “Interim Champion” more than almost any fighter in the UFC ever has. After successfully winning the belt over Urijah Faber then at then defending it at the expense of Michael McDonald, he is set for (at least) one more test before Dominick Cruz returns from a long ACL...

Feb 27, 2013 8:44 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Matt Riddle: “I Got Fired For Taking My Medicine” | UFC NEWS

  UFC fans have watched Matt Riddle grow up right before our very eyes. The 27-year-old welterweight burst on to the scene as a contestant on the seventh season of The Ultimate Fighter. Riddle was the second selection for Team Rampage after knocking out Dan Simler to get into the house. Dana White called it...

Feb 23, 2013 10:46 pm

UFC 157: Post-Fight Bonuses

Tonight at Anaheim’s Honda Center, the UFC held its first ever bout contested between two female athletes with Ronda Rousey earning a victory over Liz Carmouche. The post-fight bonuses were as follows: Knockout of the Night: Robbie Lawler with his first round TKO of Josh Koshchek. Submission of the Night: Kenny Robertson with his unique...