Archive: BJPENN.com

Mar 23, 2013 7:56 pm

WSOF 2 Results: Branch Uses Wrestling to Dominate Filho, Calls for Title Shot | MMA News

  David Branch picked up his second World Series of Fighting win with a workman-like unanimous decision against Paulo Filho at WSOF 2 on Saturday. Branch, who defeated Dustin Jacoby by decision at the inaugural WSOF event in November, used superior wrestling to control and dominate Filho. Two of the judges scored the fight 30-27,...

Mar 23, 2013 7:26 pm

WSOF 2 Results: Burkman Wants Title Shot After KO of Simpson | MMA News

Josh Burkman is now two-for-two with the World Series of Fighting and he hopes that leads to something special in his next fight. Burkman (25-9) used a right knee to knock out Aaron Simpson (14-5) in the first round in a battle of veteran lightweights at World Series of Fighting 2 on Saturday. Burkman, fighting...

Mar 23, 2013 7:02 pm

WSOF 2 Results: Cut Propels Gaethje to First WSOF Victory | MMA News

Justin Gaethje’s first fight for the World Series of Fighting did not take long. Gaethje, a former NCAA All-American wrestler, let his striking do all the work in a first-round stoppage of JZ Cavalcante in the opening bout of the main card at WSOF 2 on Saturday. Gaethje (8-0, 6 KOs) used an array of...


Mar 23, 2013 4:53 pm

World Series of Fighting 2: Main Event 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. Andrei Arlovski vs. Anthony Johnson Round 1: Both heavyweight strikers came out strong....

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...

Mar 23, 2013 3:23 pm

World Series of Fighting 2: Preliminary 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. The preliminary card starts at 6:30 ET, while the main event begins...

Mar 22, 2013 6:01 pm

March 24, 2013 Saad Awad Joins BJPenn.com´s FIST-ta-CUFF Radio Show 182

Our last guest is closing out the show and next week is hoping to close out the Bellator Tournament with a win and nice big check in his hands. Saad Awad is stepping back in the cage March 28 for the Lightweight Final. Saad is set to take on David Rickels and you know we...

Mar 22, 2013 5:19 pm

March 24, 2013 Amanda Lucas Joins BJPenn.com´s FIST-ta-CUFF Radio Show 182

We kick off the second hour of BJPenn.com’s FIST-ta-CUFF Radio with a guest that’s last name almost packs as much punch as she does in the cage. Amanda “Powerhouse” Lucas is on the show and ready to talk MMA, Robot Combat League, and so much more. Amanda has been around the bright lights and cameras...

Mar 20, 2013 11:39 am

Alex Caceres and Riki Fukuda Fail Post-Fight Drug Tests | UFC News

  UFC bantamweight Alex Caceres (9-5 before test, 8-5, 1 No Contest, now) has failed his post-fight drug test after UFC on Fuel TV 8. UFC on FUEL TV took place on March 2nd at the Saitama Super Arena in Japan. Caceres fought on the preliminary card against Kyung Ho Kang where he won a...

Mar 17, 2013 3:17 pm

March 17, 2013 Ryan Martinez Joins BJPenn.com´s FIST-ta-CUFF Radio Show 181

Our last guest is a heavyweight who has a wrestling pedigree that is better then half the people in the sport. I’m talking about Ryan Martinez, and Ryan is set to take on Travis Wiuff at Bellator 93. Ryan has been on the show before, where we spoke about his past and his wrestling credentials....

Mar 16, 2013 8:28 pm

UFC 158 Results: Jake Ellenberger KO’s Nate Marquardt in the Round 1 | UFC News

Nate Marquardt vs. Jake Ellenberger: Two elite fighters went after a big win as both men landed hard shots early that had their opponent backing up. They remained active and the similarly matched fighters found their range early and started letting their technique take over. Ellenberger kept advancing until he countered a kick from Marquardt...

Mar 16, 2013 8:18 pm

UFC 158 Results: Chris Camozzi Steals Split Decision Win from Nick Ring | UFC News

Chris Camozzi vs. Nick Ring: Active first round between the two middleweights as they both swung haymakers early. Camozzi seemed to have the more successful start as he landed a good amount of significant strikes. Camozzi also opened up a cut on Ring. Ring opened up more at the end of the first round, turning...

Mar 15, 2013 7:00 am

March 17, 2013 Danillo Villefort Joins BJPenn.com´s FIST-ta-CUFF Radio Show 181

Our second guest this week was destined for greatness when it comes to fighting, he is son of Vale Tudo legend Francisco “Master Indio” Silva and the Godson of Antônio Rodrigo Nogueira. Danillo Villefort is stopping by the show to talk his debut fight for World Series of Fighting as he takes on Kris McCray....

Mar 13, 2013 7:07 pm

Ricardo Lamas vs. Korean Zombie Official for UFC 162 | UFC News

  Ricardo Lamas announced via his Twitter this evening that he will be facing Chan Sung Jung at UFC 162 on July 6th. The fight may have title implications but little is known about the fight besides its existence. Lamas is coming off of a TKO win over Erik Koch back in January. As for...

Mar 13, 2013 9:00 am

Tarec Saffiedine Seeks to Unify Strikeforce and UFC Welterweight Belts | UFC News

  The last welterweight champion in Strikeforce history, Tarec Saffiedine seeks to unify the welterweight belts according to an interview with The Underground. Besides giving predictions for UFC 158 and talking potential first bouts int eh UFC, Saffiedine claims that unifying the belts is his goal in the UFC: “Its definitely my goal, but I...

Mar 13, 2013 8:40 am

Freddie Roach Trains ‘Improperly Taught’ Shogun Rua to Punch | UFC News

  Renowned boxing trainer Freddie Roach was brought onboard Mauricio Rua’s training camp for UFC 161 to help Rua with his striking. Rua is known for his muay-thai game but according to Roach, when it comes to technical punches, Rua wasn’t properly taught how to throw them. Roach spoke to GracieMag on his work with Rua:...

Mar 12, 2013 10:46 am

Cyborg: “Rousey Can’t Compete With Me” | UFC News

  Recent Invicta FC signee, Cris ‘Cyborg’ Santos speaks out against long-time rival and UFC bantamweight champion, Ronda Rousey to celebrity news outlet TMZ: “Fraud? I’m not the one that hides behind a weight class that she knows I can’t make.” The weight class Cyborg is referring to is the 135-pound limit that the bantamweight...

Mar 12, 2013 10:34 am

Gracie: Diaz “Should Be Respected as a Mixed Martial Artist” | MMA News

  Cesar Gracie, the well known trainer of number one welterweight contender, Nick Diaz, speaks to Ariel Helwani on the MMA Hour about Diaz’s training, skipping tapings of the ‘Countdown’ show and his now famous conference call on which he berated welterweight champ, Georges St-Pierre as only Diaz could. Gracie stated adamantly that he knows...

Mar 11, 2013 10:03 am

Countdown to UFC 158: St-Pierre vs. Diaz Premieres Tuesday on FUEL TV | UFC News

  The acclaimed Countdown show returns for UFC 158: St-Pierre vs. Diaz. The show will highlight the main event of this weekend’s event which is a highly anticipated title fight between longtime welterweight king Georges St-Pierre and polar opposite, Nick Diaz in a fight with plenty of organic hype behind it. St-Pierre will be enjoying...