Archive: “bj Penn”

Aug 13, 2012 8:58 am

Main Event Manager's Have Fight of Their Own?

Ariel Helwani recently tweeted that Frankie Edgar’s manager had a physical confrontation with Benson Henderson’s manager. This reportedly took place at the UFC 150 post fight press conference. Here is what Helwani tweeted. “If you’re wondering what the brouhaha was during the presser, I’m told Frankie’s mgr @alidominance and Bendo’s mgr @malkikawa got into a...

Aug 13, 2012 7:34 am

Matchmaking 101: Potential Match-Ups for the UFC 150 Main Card Fighters

10 fighters participated on the UFC 150: Henderson vs. Edgar II card this past Saturday night. Five of them won and five of them lost. All of them will more than likely be back inside the Octagon sometime within the next four months or so. We already know who Benson Henderson will be facing as...

Aug 13, 2012 5:14 am

Gracie Cincinnati; Ohio's Best Kept Secret (Part One)

Six years ago when people talked about jiu jitsu in the Cincinnati area they would really only mention popular places like The Ultimate Fighter Season 2 contestant Jorge Gurgel’s mixed martial arts gym. Former UFC Middleweight Champion Rich Franklin had emerged from that school so it was natural that it received a high level of...

Aug 12, 2012 4:09 pm

Amateur Fighter Dies After Bout

Amateur mixed martial arts fighter Tyrone Mimms, 30, collapsed after his fight ended at ‘Fight Night at the Point 6′ in Mount Pleasant, SC and was taken to the hospital. According to several reports including one from CarolinaLive.com, Mimms was unresponsive after EMS workers gave the fighter chest compressions at the scene of the fight....


Aug 11, 2012 10:02 pm

UFC 150 Official Results

Main Card -Benson Henderson def. Frankie Edgar by split decision (49-46, 47-48, 48-47) -Donald Cerrone def. Melvin Guillard by KO at 1:16, R1 -Jake Shields def. Ed Herman by unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27) -Yushin Okami def. Buddy Roberts by TKO at 3:05, R2 -Max Holloway def. Justin Lawrence by TKO at 4:49, R2 Preliminary...

Aug 10, 2012 6:37 am

More on Batista's MMA Debut

Batista’s MMA debut for the CES promotion will take place from the Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence, Rhode Island. As noted before, the October 6th fight will be against heavyweight Rashid Evans, not to be confused with the UFC fighter Rashad Evans. Tickets go on sale today through Ticketmaster and are priced at $20, $35,...

Aug 9, 2012 5:22 pm

CM Punk Criticizes Jon Jones’s Nike Deal

The ongoing string of WWE shots at the UFC seem to have no end in sight. This time it comes from a WWE Champion and is aimed at a UFC Champion. WWE Champion CM Punk is getting some media attention for comments he made on criticizing Nike for signing UFC Light Heavyweight champion Jon “Bones”...

Aug 9, 2012 8:58 am

Frank Trigg Arrested

Frank Trigg has been arrested. Here’s the scoop from ProMMANow: “Former Pride and UFC fighter Franklin Dewey Trigg III was arrested Wednesday on charges of battery resulting from an alleged domestic violence altercation that occurred back in October 2011. ProMMAnow.com has confirmed with law enforcement Trigg is being held at the Clark County Detention Center...

Aug 9, 2012 8:17 am

Diego Sanchez Reaches Out to WWE Star

WWE Superstar Daniel Bryan noted in several media interviews that his inspiration for the “YES!” chants was UFC fighter Diego Sanchez. In a new interview with OpposingViews.com, Sanchez says Bryan is supporting him in a way and he has his back. Diego expressed interest in working with Bryan as his team has reached out to...

Aug 8, 2012 6:21 am

EXCLUSIVE | Combat Grappling, Jiu Jitsu's Evolution Feat. Eddie Bravo

Combat Grappling is making a surge. It is a combination of striking and grappling disciplines like Wrestling, Jiu Jitsu, and Judo that are a natural fit for the grappling portion of the sport. It’s not all that different from mixed martial arts really. In some cases the competitors wear protective gear much like a kickboxing...

Aug 6, 2012 4:46 pm

Brock Lesnar gets into Altercation Backstage at WWE Raw

According to pro-wrestling blog The Wrestling Observer, former UFC champion Lesnar got into fisticuffs at a backstage rehearsal for a WWE ‘SummerSlam’ event. He and another pro-wrestler were working through a routine when things went awry. “Lesnar left the building after getting into a physical altercation with fellow WWE superstar, Ryan Reeves, known in ring...

Aug 4, 2012 1:37 pm

UFC on Fox 4 Official Results; Title Shot Announced

Main Bout (on Fox)(play by play) The main card of UFC on Fox was as exciting as a fan could hope for. Every fighter came carrying their A game. In the end it was a good night for one light heavyweight in particular. At the end of the broadcast Dana White announced that Lyoto Machida...

Aug 3, 2012 6:53 pm

UFC ON FOX 4 Weigh-in Results and Video

All of the UFC on FOX 4 fighters made weight and all bouts have the green light. Brandon Vera came in 1.2 pounds under the 205 limit while his opponent in Saturday night’s main event Mauricio Rua hit 205 on the dot. UFC ON FOX 4 MAIN CARD: Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua (205) vs. Brandon Vera...

Aug 3, 2012 12:16 pm

Dana White Fires Back at Vince McMahon’s Comments | UFC NEWS

UFC President Dana White has responded to Vince McMahon’s recent comments (That can be found here) that UFC’s ratings are “abysmal.” During an interview with Ariel Helwani, White says he likes Vince and has a good relationship with him, but Vince says things like that because of the way he is “wired.” He added that...

Aug 3, 2012 7:34 am

ONE FC 5 Gains Sylvia vs. Arlovski 4 | MMA NEWS

Tim Sylvia has been very vocal about fighting again for Zuffa. When his bout with Strikforce hevyweight standout Daniel Cormier was taken away at the last minute and given to Frank Mir, he openly admitted he was crushed. Now it looks like he will have a chance to prove he belongs in the big leagues...

Jul 31, 2012 7:30 pm

Royler Gracie wants Eddie Bravo rematch with "No fake stuff".

  Eddie Bravo’s on again, off again attempts at a jiu jitsu rematch with Royler Gracie may be on again. A deal between the two reportedly fell through last year and Royler’s revenge on the first American to submit a Gracie would have to wait. In a 2011 interview with TATAME, Eddie Bravo commented on why...

Jul 30, 2012 10:24 am

EXCLUSIVE | Ed Soares, "Brazilians are leading the way in MMA"

Unless you lived under a rock or were in a coma then you have no excuse not to have seen Anderson Silva annihilate Chael Sonnen in the second round of their rematch. After years of Sonnen claiming to be the “true middleweight champion” and taunting Silva The American Gangsta fired up the UFC Middleweight Champion...

Jul 28, 2012 9:03 pm

Full Invicta FC 2 Results

Women’s MMA action was on full display tonight at Invicta FC 2! Invicta FC 2 results for Saturday night’s Invicta fight card from Memorial Hall in Kansas City, Kansas. Main Card Sara McMann def. Shayna Baszler via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 29-28) Alexis Davis def. Hitomi Akano via submission (rear-naked choke) at 3:41 of round...

Jul 27, 2012 10:14 am

UFC on FX 5 Lands Browne vs. Bigfoot as Main Event | UFC NEWS

Travis Browne may have been disappointed when his fight with Ben Rothwell was scratched for UFC on FOX 4, but it may have been a blessing. Browne has landed himself in the main event of UFC on FX 5 and standing across the Octagon will be Antonio Silva according to USA Today. Heavyweights Travis Browne...

Jul 26, 2012 5:07 am

Cormier Draws former UFC Heavyweight Champion, Frank Mir To Strikeforce| UFC NEWS

Daniel Cormier no longer has to wonder who he is fighting next. It was reported by USA Today Wednesday night that the heavy hitting Strikeforce fighter would be fighting former UFC Champion Frank Mir. Strikeforce has a dwindling roster of heavyweight athletes so the booking of this bout isn’t that surprising. “There has been a...

Jul 25, 2012 7:23 am

Belcher vs. Belfort at UFC 153? Reports hinting yes | UFC News

Alan Belcher has become vocal recently about wanting a fight with UFC legend and middleweight contender Vitor Belfort. A recent Twitter war between the two may have sparked a tentative booking for UFC 153 in Rio. Belcher first hinted at the bout with a cryptic tweet. “My next fight will be the biggest of my...