Archive: Brad Pickett

Nov 22, 2014 10:28 pm

UFC FN 57 Results: Edgar Bloodies Swanson and Submits Him in 5th Round

Frankie Edgar dominated Cub Swanson for nearly fifteen minutes before he submitted him with only four seconds remaining in the fifth round. It was the latest stoppage in UFC history. Edgar was able to take Swanson down at will throughout the fight. Swanson proved to have little to offer with his back on the mat...

Nov 22, 2014 9:37 pm

UFC FN 57 Results: Barboza Outworks Green, Gets Decision Win

Edson Barboza spent the majority of the first round a safe distance away from Bobby Green’s striking range. Green grew frustrated with Barboza “running away” from him and started to fight aggressively in the second round. Green’s hands hung low as he started to taunt Barboza, and he payed for it big time. What Green...

Nov 22, 2014 8:59 pm

UFC FN 57 Results: Camus Earns Upset Win Over Pickett

Chico Camus looks like a completely different fighter after his first fight in the flyweight division tonight. He landed over sixty percent of his strikes in his bout with Brad Pickett and picked up the unanimous decision victory. Camus’ gas tank never ran out; he was on his toes the entire fight and fought off...

Nov 22, 2014 8:23 pm

UFC FN 57 Results: Oliynyk Lays Rosholt Out Cold in First Round

These two heavyweights were fighting like they both bet on their bout ending in the first round! After some back and forth brawling, Oliynyk broke from the clinch and caught Rosholt with a left hook to the back of the head. Oliynyk followed up with a HUGE left hook and Rosholt was sent crashing to...


Nov 22, 2014 8:07 pm

UFC FN 57 Results: Benavidez Lights Ortiz Up and Gets Decision Win

Joseph Benavidez came to fight and it showed in his performance tonight against Dustin Ortiz. Benavidez stormed to the middle of the octagon at the start of the fight and these two pushed on an incredible pace from the opening second. The reputation of flyweights putting on incredible fights held true with this one as...

Nov 22, 2014 7:36 pm

UFC FN 57 Results: Wiman Scores Decision Win Over Vallie-Flagg

Matt Wiman and Isaac Vallie-Flagg kicked off the main-card of “UFC Fight Night 57” on Fox Sports 1 with their lightweight bout. Wiman controlled most of the fight with his grappling and was able to pick up the unanimous decision win. The majority of the fight took place in the clinch with Vallie-Flagg’s back against...

Nov 22, 2014 6:57 pm

UFC FN 57 Results: Magomedov Earns Win Over Copeland

Ruslan Magomedov outnumbered and outclassed Josh Copeland when it came to striking, but at least Copeland proved he has one hell of a chin. Copeland ate a few shots in the opening round that would have put the average heavyweight fighter to sleep, but he pushed forward and continued to absorb punishment for ten more...

Nov 22, 2014 6:27 pm

UFC FN 57 Results: Narvaez Scores Win In Home State Over Barnatt

Luke Barnatt seemed to have been on his way to a decision victory against the +300 underdog Roger Narvaez, but Narvaez tried his hardest to make sure that would not happen by landing a big shot in the third round. Narvaez scored the first knockdown twelve minutes into the fight, in round three. Barnatt let...

Nov 22, 2014 5:48 pm

UFC FN 57 Results: Vick Gets Decision Win Over Hein

James Vick fought a tall man’s fight in the second and third rounds and it won him the fight. Nick Hein had a couple chances in the first round to finish the fight, but he could not execute. Vick chose to stand in front of Hein in the opening round to bang it out, and...

Nov 22, 2014 5:14 pm

UFC FN 57 Results: Arreola Submits Edwards in 1st Round with Armbar!

Akbarh Arreola redeemed himself after losing his UFC debut in July by submitting Yves Edwards in just one round. Arreola set the hold up with a beautiful combination which caught Edwards completely off-guard. Arreola lunged towards Edwards and landed a right cross that sent Edwards tumbling to the mat in slow-motion. The fact that he...

Nov 22, 2014 4:55 pm

UFC FN 57 Results: VanZant Defeats Curran in FOTN Contest

Paige VanZant went through hell to make it to the octagon and she made it all worth it with a victory over Kailin Curran. Curran showed great resiliency in all three rounds of action and their clash of styles led to what should be a Fight of the Night contender. VanZant was accepted as a...

Nov 22, 2014 4:15 pm

UFC FN 57 Results: Choi TKOs Puig in Just 18 Seconds!

There’s no better way to kick off a UFC event than with a technical knockout! Choi and Puig met in the middle of the octagon ready to bang for this featherweight contest. Puig tried to control where the fight was going by claiming the middle of the octagon. Choi feigned a left hand and caught...

Nov 22, 2014 12:53 pm

“UFC FN 57: Edgar vs. Swanson” Live Results

Welcome to Texas, ya’ll! UFC Fight Night 57 is airing live from Austin, Texas and the event will kick off with Fight Pass preliminary bouts at 7:00 PM ET. Frankie Edgar and Cub Swanson will duke it out in the main event on Fox Sports 1! Stay tuned to BJPENN.COM for live results of this...

Oct 27, 2014 4:11 pm

Brad Pickett Calls Out Thiago Alves, Brown, And Poirier For Hill Of Champions Challenge

For those who don’t know, the ‘Hill Of Champions’ challenge is currently circulating through the MMA community. The challenge? Make a video showcasing yourself doing something combat sports related (i.e. padwork, teach a technique, demonstrate a workout) for 20 seconds, and then call out 3 other combat sports athletes. Brad Pickett took the challenge and...

Sep 9, 2014 5:02 am

QUICK TWITT: Brad Pickett Calls Out John Moraga

After dropping a decision loss to Ian McCall earlier this summer at UFC Dublin, Brad Pickett took to Twitter to call out John Moraga for a fight in December. @chicanojohn hey mate if you are looking for someone to trade with you in your hometown in December im game think it would a great fight...

Jul 20, 2014 4:47 pm

McCall In For Surgery Following UFC Fight Night Dublin Victory

“I broke [the right hand] a year ago in Brazil and I banged it up during this camp.It has been banged up for a year and never really healed. I don’t want to take away from anything. I still hit him as hard as I could.” “I’ve already talked to the guys in the UFC....

Feb 20, 2014 6:40 pm

Seery steps in to face Brad Pickett at UFC Fight Night 37

Irish flyweight Neil Seery has replaced injured Ian McCall and will face Brad Pickett at UFC Fight Night 37, UFC officials announced Thursday. Seery stands at 13-9 and will be making his UFC debut. Pickett is 23-8 and this will be his seventh fight under the UFC umbrella. UFC Fight Night 37 takes place March...

Feb 10, 2014 4:10 am

McCall: ‘Pickett Dropping Down To 125 Recipe For A$$ Kicking’

In March, Ian McCall (pictured) will welcome Brad Pickett to the UFC’s flyweight division. He thinks the move is a mistake for Pickett, who will fight in front of his hometown crowd at UFC Fight Night 37. “Him coming down to 125 is not always the recipe for revamping your career. You weren’t the fastest...

Jan 24, 2014 6:13 am

Ross Pearson Out; Michael Johnson In Vs. Melvin Guillard At UFN 37

Unfortunately for the London fans who will be attending UFC Fight Night 37 on March 8, one hometown hero will have to pull out of his fight. Ross Pearson most recently fought Melvin Guillard, in what was a fantastic battle up until the unfortunate illegal knee which caused the fight ending cut on Pearson’s forehead....

Dec 11, 2013 6:30 am

Picket Making Shift To Flyweight, Set To Face McCall In March

Brad Pickett (23-8 MMA, 3-3 UFC) is moving from bantamweight to flyweight for a bout with the top ranked Ian McCall (12-4-1 MMA, 1-2-1 UFC) in early 2014. This bout is set to take place at the UFC European Tour in London event on March 8 at the O2 Arena in London, announced UFC officials. The event...

Dec 3, 2013 11:09 am

Michael McDonald Has Been Abstinent For 3.5 Years, ‘Arguably’ Why He’s Dominant

Right around the corner from my hometown, Oakdale MMA’s Michael McDonald has had a meteoric rise to stardom over the last few years thanks to wins over Miguel Torres, Alex Soto and Edwin Figueroa, victories which led him to a title fight against Renan Barao at UFC on Fuel: Barao vs McDonald, a match-up in which he...

Nov 6, 2013 7:32 am

Cruz vs. Barao Trumps Aldo vs. Lamas for Main Event Slot at UFC 169

  The title unification bout between interim UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao and champion Dominick Cruz has taken top billing at UFC 169. Previously thought to be the main event, a fight between UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo and Ricardo Lamas will now be in the co-main event spot. Cruz has been sidelined with a...

Sep 11, 2013 5:50 pm

Urijah Faber vs. Michael McDonald Set for UFC on FOX 9 Co-Main Event

Ever since the UFC announced that UFC on FOX 9 will take place in Sacramento, California, talks of ‘The California Kid’ Urijah Faber (29-6) being placed on the card sounded less like rumor and more accurately, like a sure thing, as Faber fights out of Sacramento. Faber will face fellow former number one bantamweight contender,...

Aug 17, 2013 8:56 pm

UFC Fight Night: Sonnen vs. Shogun Post-Fight Bonuses

After such an exciting night of fights, the UFC’s Twitter page just tweeted that there would be five bonuses in total. Knockout of the Night: Matt Brown and Travis Browne Submission of the Night: Michael McDonald and Chael Sonnen Fight of the Night: Brad Pickett/Michael McDonald Matt Brown and Travis Browne were both issued Knockout...

Jul 4, 2013 9:11 am

Eddie Wineland vs. Renan Barao set for UFC 165 in Toronto

The UFC’s interim bantamweight title will be on the line this September, as it was announced yesterday evening that interim champ Renan Barao (30-1 MMA, 5-0 UFC) will square off with Eddie Wineland (20-8-1 MMA, 2-2 UFC) in the co-main event of UFC 165 in Toronto, Canada. Barao and Wineland were initially slated to headline...

Jun 4, 2013 7:57 pm

Brad Pickett vs. Michael McDonald Set for UFC on FOX Sports 1 #1 Co-Main Event

  A bantamweight clash between two fan favorites is set for the co-main event of UFC on FOX Sports 1 #1 as Brad Pickett (23-7) faces off with Michael McDonald (15-2). The bout was announced in the shadow of today’s main event announcement for the same show. Pickett is coming off of a close victory...