Archive: Donald Cerrone

Dec 26, 2012 9:02 am

Who’s on the Hot Seat: UFC 155 Edition

  Christmas has passed and before the new year is upon us the UFC presents their annual year end card. For the second year in a row the main event will feature the heavyweights. Last year Alistair Overeem made his organizational debut and sent Brock Lesnar into retirement. This year we will be treated to...

Dec 11, 2012 11:51 am

BJPenn.Com Radio Talks to Three Journalists About BJ Penn’s Future

  Saturday night was a tough night for all members of Team Penn. It’s not the loss that hurts so much, but watching BJ lose after he worked so hard to get in shape and prove to himself and everyone else he still has what it takes to be successful was the toughest part. No...

Nov 27, 2012 9:39 am

Anthony Pettis Doesn’t Respect Donald Cerrone The Man | UFC NEWS

“[Cerrone] waited until I was hurt to call me out. When I was healthy, before I got the surgery, he didn’t want to fight me…I respect his skills but as a person, I don’t respect him at all. The way he went about the fight, if you want to fight, tell me when to fight,...

Nov 7, 2012 12:37 pm

Matt Wiman to Face T.J. Grant at UFC on Fox 6

  UFC officials announced today that Matt Wiman will face T.J. Grant in a lightweight matchup in Chicago on the UFC on Fox 6 card. The event will be held on January 26 from the United Center in Chicago, IL. Wiman was last seen submitting previously unbeaten Paul Sass in September on the UFC on...

Nov 7, 2012 9:38 am

UFC On FOX 6 Shaping Up With Johnson vs. Dodson / Cerrone vs Pettis Additions | UFC NEWS

UFC on FOX 6 card begins to take shape a day after the UFC announced it would return to Chicago.  UFC officials on Tuesday announced on FUEL TV’s “UFC Tonight.” The main event will be the 1st flyweight title defense of champ Demetrious Johnson opposite top contender John Dodson.  Lightweights  Anthony Pettis and Donald Cerrone...

Nov 6, 2012 7:02 am

Anthony Pettis Becomes Roufusport Partner

  Former WEC Lightweight Champion and current UFC lightweight contender Anthony “Showtime” Pettis has become a partner in Roufusport Gym along with long time head coach Duke Roufus. Pettis who is scheduled to face Donald Cerrone sometime in January has been training at the gym for some time now and will also spearhead the launching of a...

Nov 5, 2012 11:19 am

Anthony Pettis vs. Donald Cerrone targeted for January 26 event | UFC News

A long-awaited bout between lightweight contenders Anthony “Showtime” Pettis (15-2 MMA, 2-1 UFC) and Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone (19-4 MMA, 6-1 UFC) is nearly set. “Showtime” last saw action in February at UFC 144, where he earned a first round KO victory over Joe Lauzon. The Duke Roufus protege, Pettis, is the last man to defeat current UFC lightweight champion...

Nov 1, 2012 5:59 pm

Jamie Varner to Face Melvin Guillard at TUF 16 Finale

  Two lightweights coming off of losses will face one another at The Ultimate Fighter Finale 16 on December 15 in Las Vegas. UFC officials announced today that Jamie Varner and Melvin Guillard have verbally agreed to face one another. Jamie Varner made his return to Zuffa a successful one at UFC 146 when he...

Oct 24, 2012 9:01 am

Listen to Last Sunday’s Episode of BJPenn.Com Radio

  If you are one of the few who missed this past Sunday’s episode of BJPenn.Com Radio here is your chance to right that unfortunate wrong. Hosts Mitch Ciccarelli and Bryan Levick started the show off by talking to BJ Penn training partner Shane Nelson who will make his featherweight and organizational debut for Maximum...

Oct 23, 2012 11:21 am

Anthony Pettis hospitalized with staph infection | UFC News

UFC lightweight contender Anthony “Showtime” Pettis just can’t seem to stay out of the hospital. The former WEC lightweight champion, Pettis, has been plagued by a shoulder injury for more than a year. He recently “went under the knife” to repair the damaged shoulder and was expecting to return to the UFC octagon in January of...

Sep 21, 2012 7:04 am

BJPenn.Com Exclusive: Q & A with Charles Oliveira

  At just 22-years-old Charles Oliveira is one of the youngest fighters in the UFC. He made his debut for the organization just two months shy of his 20th birthday when he defeated Darren Elkins via armbar just 41 seconds into the first round in August of 2010. He also took home the submission of...

Aug 16, 2012 10:30 am

Report: UFC 150 draws 190,000 PPV buys | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor This past weekends UFC 150 card proved that having a title fight as the main event for a pay-per-view card no longer guarantees a million dollar-plus gate. Infact, the gate for UFC 150 was the worst for a PPV event since 2007 and it would appear that the pay-per-view buys for the Edgar vs Henderson...

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 12, 2012 10:10 am

UFC Set To Offer Cerrone And Pettis Chance To Square Off | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister The UFC President Dana White announced at the UFC 150 Post-Fight Press Conference that the UFC will offer Donald Cerrone and Anthony Pettis an opportunity to face one another. “Yeah. I like it,” White said. “It sounds like a great idea.” After the press conference according to ESPN White announced in the...

Aug 12, 2012 8:15 am

My UFC 150: Henderson vs. Edgar II M.V.P.

UFC 150 is in the books and while the main event wasn’t as exciting as many thought it would be the card was still pretty solid overall. The preliminary card seems to have outshined the main card once again, but that isn’t a knock the five pay-per-view bouts as much as it is a testament...

Aug 12, 2012 8:12 am

Video | UFC 150: Post-Fight Presser Highlights | UFC News

Hear some of the best soundbites from the UFC4 150 post-fight press conference, featuring Dana White, Frankie Edgar, Benson Henderson, Donald Cerrone and Jake Shields. For all the latest MMA news and fight updates stay tuned to BJPENN.COM

Aug 11, 2012 12:14 pm

Taylor vs Baroni | UFC 150 Edition | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor UFC 150 is just hours away, the card is headlined by a lightweight championship rematch between Frankie “The Answer“ Edgar and Benson “Smooth” Henderson. The odds makers have weighed in, and the smart money is apparently on Henderson to retain the lightweight title against Edgar. I caught up with the “New York...

Aug 10, 2012 8:57 am

UFC 150: Henderson vs. Edgar II Predictions

UFC 150: Henderson vs. Edgar II Main Card Predictions: I haven’t done a prediction column in the longest time, but I figured now that I am part of the best MMA website this is as good a time as ever to give it another shot. Tomorrow night the UFC makes a return trip to Denver...

Aug 10, 2012 1:54 am

Video | UFC 150 Pre-Fight Press Conference | UFC News

Watch the UFC 150 pre-fight press conference with Benson Henderson, Frankie Edgar, Donald Cerrone, Melvin Guillard and Jon Anik. For all the latest MMA news and fight updates stay tuned to BJPENN.COM

Aug 9, 2012 6:19 am

Who's on the Hot Seat? UFC 150 Edition

Welcome to the first edition of Who’s on the Hot Seat, BJPenn.Com style! I came up with this column a few years back as well as the title so please do not accept any poor imitations that you will see across the internet. The main premise behind this article is to go over the fighters...

Aug 7, 2012 11:32 pm

Video | Countdown to UFC 150: Cerrone vs Guillard | UFC News

Lightweights Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone and Melvin “Young Assassin” Guillard both love to talk trash and get in the cage and scrap. Expect fireworks when the friends and former teammates face one another from opposite sides of the Octagon. For all the latest MMA news and fight updates stay tuned to BJPENN.COM

Jul 31, 2012 9:42 am

Guillard Believes he has Striking Edge Over Cerrone | UFC NEWS

UFC lightweight Melvin Guillard is set to face off against Donald Cerrone next month when UFC 150 heads to the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colo. The “Young Assassin” spoke with “Inside MMA” recently about how his improved kickboxing under famed Dutch trainer Henri Hooft would help him defeat “Cowboy” Cerrone, with whom Guillard trained before...