Archive: “bj Penn”

Jul 15, 2012 8:06 am

Rockhold retains Middleweight Title; Full results

Main Card (on Showtime): -Luke Rockhold def. Tim Kennedy by unanimous decision (49-46, 49-46, 49-46) -Nate Marquardt def. Tyron Woodley by KO at 1:39, R4 -Roger Gracie def. Keith Jardine by unanimous decision (29-27, 30-27, 30-26) -Lorenz Larkin def. Robbie Lawler by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) Preliminary Card (on Showtime Extreme): -Pat Healy def....

Jul 14, 2012 11:25 am

EXCLUSIVE | Mike Swick talks tonight's Strikeforce main event Rockhold vs. Kennedy

Mike Swick has watched Strikeforce Middleweight Champion Luke Rockhold push himself harder than ever before in his preparation to fight Tim Kennedy. “I’ve never seen Luke Rockhold like he is right now. He is super motivated and in phenomenal shape. He’s in the best shape he has ever been in. He’s done everything he could...

Jul 13, 2012 10:11 am

Former WWE wrestler Batista making MMA debut

Former WWE wrestler and actor Dave Batista is following in Brock Lesnar’s footsteps. He promised a big announcement and delivered on his promise. Batista’s big announcement that he has been hyping is his MMA debut. TMZ reports that Batista will debut on October 6th in Providence, Rhode Island at the Dunkin’ Donuts Theater for the...

Jul 13, 2012 8:03 am

EXCLUSIVE | Strikeforce’s Nate Moore talks AKA, Roger Bowling, and Jason High

Nate Moore takes on Jason High on Saturday’s Strikeforce’s Rockhold vs. Kennedy card. After losing to Tarec Saffiedine, Moore bounced back with a knockout win over Nathan Coy. The loss to Saffiedine was a tough pill to swallow initially for Nate. “Mentally the Tarec Saffiedine fight humbled me and pushed me to work on more...

Jul 12, 2012 9:36 am

EXCLUSIVE | Al Snow, "Professional wrestling really is the forefather of MMA"

Al Snow is a well known professional wrestler and an active participant in the behind-the-scenes workings of the business. According to Snow it was always in his blood, but his actual competitive experience coming in to it was minimal. “In the sense of amateur wrestling I didn’t spend a lot of time with it”, Snow...

Jul 11, 2012 7:09 am

EDITORIAL | In Depth: The Dynamic past of Amateur MMA part 2; KICK International

Amateur MMA finally has someone who truly cares about it. His name is Don Clift and he is the driving force behind one of the biggest attempts to organize and track it – KICK International. Behind the scenes is a network that administers, governs and regulates many of the various aspects of martial arts and...

Jul 9, 2012 6:31 am

WWE interested in working with Chael Sonnen

It appears the WWE has wasted no time in publicly reaching out to Chael Sonnen following his second loss to Anderson Silva. “ reports that WWE is interested in working with 35 year old UFC fighter “The American Gangster” Chael Sonnen. Sonnen lost to Anderson Silva at Saturday’s UFC 148 pay-per-view but word is that...

Jul 9, 2012 6:25 am

EDITORIAL | UFC 148 is over, will Chael keep his word and retire?

Chael Sonnen may have been selling his rematch with Anderson Silva when he made his now infamous stipulation. After his fight with Brian Stann he said that if he lost to Anderson he would, “Leave the UFC forever”. So the question remains – will Chael keep his word? Should he may be the better question....

Jul 8, 2012 6:46 pm

EDITORIAL | In Depth: The Dynamic past of Amateur MMA part 1

Amateur MMA is the hottest it has ever been. Fighters young and old are stepping in to the cage to test themselves every weekend in front of hundreds of people. Blood work, ringside physicians, sanctioning, and the regulation of events have become the standard for most, if not all events today. It wasn’t always this...

Jul 8, 2012 7:40 am

UFC 148: Ortiz and Griffin; Silva snag $75K bonuses each

The Ultimate Fighting Championship handed out $75,000 fighter bonuses for in-Octagon performances following UFC 148: Silva vs. Sonnen II on Saturday. Middleweight champion Anderson Silva, Forrest Griffin and Tito Ortiz took home bonus checks. Source:

Jul 8, 2012 6:57 am

UFC 148 Full Results: Silva stops Sonnen in 2nd

Main Card (Live on PPV, 10:00 PM) -Anderson Silva defeated Chael Sonnen by TKO (Ref Stoppage, 2nd Round, 1:55) -Forrest Griffin defeated Tito Ortiz by Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) -Cung Le defeated Patrick Cote by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) -Demian Maia defeated Dong Hyun Kim by TKO (Injury Stoppage, 1st Round, 0:47) -Chad...

Jul 7, 2012 2:56 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Renzo Gracie on Sonnen call; Griffin vs. Ortiz | UFC NEWS

Renzo Gracie is a legend. He is also one of the smartest MMA fighters I have met. He has affected so many fighters and athletes in a positive way throughout his career. The latest fighter to get advice from Renzo was UFC main eventer Chael Sonnen. Gracie opened up about Chael and what he said...

Jul 4, 2012 10:58 am


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Jun 28, 2012 12:38 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Gary Owens talks Cung Le | UFC News

If you don’t know who Gary Owens is – you should. He has been a driving force behind some of the most recognizable names in MMA. He trains the military, professional sports teams, and MMA athletes on a regular basis. One of the most notable athletes under his care is middleweight standout Cung Le. Le...

Jun 26, 2012 12:59 pm

Exclusive Johny Hendricks, "Kampmann's not the number one contender" | UFC NEWS

Johny Hendricks is one of the nicest guys in the UFC. He never shrugs off a fan or turns down an interview just because he doesn’t feel like it. He’s also a guy who performs at the highest levels in the Octagon and would literally fight anyone. He has solid wrestling and very good striking,...

Jun 13, 2012 9:52 am

VIDEO | BJ Penn Explains Motivation For MacDonald On FUEL TV | UFC NEWS

A quick video of BJ Penn on FUEL TV’s “UFC Tonight,” talking about getting back in the octagon opposite the Tri Star camp on UFC 152. “Why was Rory the opponent that got you back to the octagon?”  asked Todd Harris BJ Penn: “The reason why I came back to fight Rory, after he put...

Jun 9, 2012 10:20 am

UFC President Confirms Penn vs. MacDonald At UFC 152 | UFC NEWS

BJ Penn has officially come out of retirement and is slated to fight top Canadian prospect, Rory MacDonald at UFC 152 on September 22nd at Air Canada Center. Dana White stated at the post-fight press conference at UFC on FX 3 that the highly anticipated welterweight fight will in fact happen and will likely serve as the co-main event...

May 17, 2012 2:52 pm

BJ Penn Shuts Down Koscheck Rumor | UFC NEWS

@joshkoscheck I know it costs a lot of money to live that lavish lifestyle, big house, fast cars & you need big fights but sorry I’m not coming back anytime soon! It seems like the Prodigy is in control of his own career as he quells rumors of a return fight with Josh Koscheck, as...

May 8, 2012 7:24 am

Penn Discusses Melendez Fight Offer; Return to Octagon

By Adam Conklin: BJ Penn has been on the fence lately about returning to the UFC and has most recently expressed interest in joining the 170 pound weight division if he was to return at all. Here, in an interview with The MMA Hour, and brought to us by, Penn talks about his discussions...

Apr 30, 2012 4:45 am

Just Scrap XVI Fight Announcement | Junk vs Akau

By Evan Stoumbelis: As announced by Just Scrap president JD Penn, Scott “Punk Haole” Junk will face off against Maui native Adam Akau at “Just Scrap XVI”. This event will take place May 4th at The War Memorial in Maui. Scott “Punk Haole” Junk made his UFC debut in 2007 at UFC 76 where he...

Apr 21, 2012 11:32 pm

UFC 145 Jones vs. Evans | Lackluster Main Event A STALEmate

Jon Jones defended his belt against who was supposed to be his biggest test Rashad Evans. Instead of it being a test or a highlight reel of strikes and domination it was a lot of sparring. One pressed forward while the other backed up. It is easy to say that this fight did not live...