Archive: Chris Taylor

Jul 30, 2015 7:23 pm

Taylor vs. Baroni | UFC 190 Edition‏

UFC 190 goes down this Saturday live from the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The pay-per-view event is headlined by a women’s bantamweight title fight featuring current champion Ronda Rousey taking on top contender Bethe Correia. In the evening’s co-main event slot, former UFC light heavyweight champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua will battle Antonio...

Jul 29, 2015 10:58 am

Lorenz Larkin Beat Robbie Lawler Once And Wouldn’t Mind Doing It Again––EXCLUSIVE

Just over three years ago today, Lorenz Larkin (16-4 MMA) was standing in the middle of the Strikeforce cage having his hand raised by referee John McCarthy after earning a unanimous decision victory over Robbie Lawler. At the time (July 2012), the undefeated Larkin was considered to be one of the middleweight divisions rising stars,...

May 22, 2015 11:47 am

Taylor vs. Baroni | UFC 187 Edition

UFC 187 goes down this Saturday night live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The pay-per-view event is headlined by a light heavyweight title fight featuring Anthony Johnson battling Daniel Cormier for the vacant 205-pound strap. In the evening’s co-main event slot, undefeated UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman puts his title...

May 14, 2015 2:06 am

Taylor vs. Baroni | UFC Fight Night 66 Edition

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will make its long-awaited debut in the Philippines this Saturday when “UFC Fight Night 66” takes place inside Pasay’s Mall of Asia Arena. The historic event is headlined by a key featherweight fight featuring former UFC lightweight champion Frankie “The Answer” Edgar (18-4-1 MMA) taking on former WEC featherweight title...


Apr 24, 2015 4:28 am

Taylor vs. Baroni | UFC 186 Edition

UFC 186 goes down tomorrow night live from the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The pay-per-view event is headlined by a flyweight title fight featuring current champion Demetrious Johnson taking on challenger Kyoji Horiguchi. BJPENN.com’s Chris Taylor recently sat down with UFC and PRIDE veteran Phil “NYBA” Baroni to discuss this weekend’s main card...

Apr 18, 2015 10:00 am

Taylor vs. Baroni | UFC on FOX 15 Edition

UFC on FOX 15 goes down tonight night live from the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. The event is headlined by a key middleweight bout featuring former Strikeforce champion Luke Rockhold taking on former UFC light heavyweight title holder Lyoto Machida. BJPENN.com’s Chris Taylor recently sat down with former UFC and PRIDE veteran Phil...

Mar 13, 2015 6:00 am

Taylor vs. Baroni | UFC 185 Edition

UFC 185 goes down this Saturday night live from the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. The pay-per-view event is headlined by a lightweight title fight featuring current champion Anthony “Showtime” Pettis taking on number one contender Rafael dos Anjos. BJPENN.com’s Chris Taylor recently sat down with former UFC and PRIDE veteran Phil “NYBA” Baroni...

Aug 25, 2014 10:02 am

Exclusive: Shinya Aoki’s loyalty to ONE FC cannot be swayed

ONE FC Lightweight Champion Shinya Aoki (35-6 MMA) will make his first title defense this upcoming weekend in Dubai when he takes on Kamal Shalorus (9-3-2 MMA) in the main event of “ONE FC 19: Reign of Champions.” BJPenn.com’s Chris Taylor recently caught up with Aoki to discuss his upcoming fight, as well as his...

Aug 25, 2014 10:02 am

Exclusive: Askren plans to dominate Suzuki on the ground; unsure if he will ever fight for UFC

Former Bellator title holder Ben Askren (13-0 MMA) will attempt to dethrone current ONE FC welterweight champion Nobutatsu Suzuki (11-1-2) at this weekends “ONE FC 19: Reign of Champions” event in Dubai. The welterweight showdown is a true clash of styles, pitting Askren’s elite grappling abilities against Suzuki’s high-level Karate striking. The former US Olympian and undefeated MMA fighter recently spoke with BJPenn.com’s Chris Taylor about his...

Jul 18, 2014 5:30 am

Exclusive: Phil Baroni plans to put “The Heat” on Ice at Bellator 122 (Video)

Former UFC and PRIDE veteran, Phil “The New York Bad Ass” Baroni, returns to the cage next Friday (July 25) to face Karo “The Heat” Parisyan on the main card of Bellator 122 in Temecula, California. Baroni has been out of action ever since May of 2013, when he suffered a gruesome leg injury (dislocated ankle and...

Jun 1, 2014 10:32 am

Exclusive: Phil Baroni talks returning to MMA as a lightweight, Penn vs. Edgar 3 and More!

Former UFC fighter and MMA veteran, Phil Baroni, is getting set to return to the cage this time as a lightweight. The news is pretty remarkable considering the “New York Bad Ass” was last seen leaving on a stretcher from May 2013’s “ONE FC: Rise To Power” event, after he suffered a gruesome injury in the opening round of his...

Jan 27, 2014 1:41 pm

‘Korean Zombie’ Chan Sung Jung hopes to return to the octagon this summer

Chan Sung Jung (13-4 MMA, 3-1 UFC) was last seen in action at UFC 163, where he took on Jose Aldo for the UFC’s featherweight title in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. After landing some hard punches on the longtime featherweight champion during the first couple of rounds, the “Korean Zombie” eventually would suffer a shoulder...

May 10, 2013 1:15 pm

Exclusive: Phil Baroni talks upcoming ONE FC bout with Nobutatsu Suzuki

The New York Bad Ass, Phil Baroni, is set to take on Japanese knockout artist Nobutatsu Suzuki at ONE FC: “Rise To Power” in Manila on May 31st. The bout with Suzuki will mark Baroni’s 3rd with the asian based promotion. Phil’s first fight came at ONE FC’s inaugural show against Yoshiyuki Yoshida, who more or less held...

Jan 18, 2013 9:55 am

UFC on FX 7 Main Card Predictions by Chris Taylor | UFC News

Event: UFC on FX 7 – Belfort vs. Bisping Date: January 19, 2013 Location: Sao Paulo, Brazil Venue: Ibirapuera Gymnasium Broadcast: FX, FUEL TV, Facebook My predictions for the four main card fights are as follows: Michael Bisping vs. Vitor Belfort The main event of the evening should result in an incredible fight. That said,...