Archive: featured

Apr 18, 2012 8:20 am

VIDEO | Roots of Fight – Mike Tyson

By Red Mattos: Roots of Fight has released a teaser trailer for their short film on Iron Mike Tyson, and the early stages of his pugilistic pursuits. This was back when the closest thing to an MMA fighter was Ryu from “Street Fighter”. The trailer has snippets of some of Tysons earlier fights interspersed with...

Apr 17, 2012 5:56 pm

Jens Pulver Makes Hosting Debut | "Just Scrap" Radio Show Starts with A Little Evil!

By Chris Taylor: The BJPENN.com ‘Just Scrap’ radio show made it’s much anticipated premier this afternoon. The surprise host of the show was none other than former UFC Lightweight Champion, Jens ‘Little Evil’ Pulver. As we already knew, the inaugural guest was 2x UFC Champion BJ Penn. Jens and BJ are no strangers to each...

Apr 17, 2012 5:37 pm

Jon Jones "Training With These Coaches Is Unfair To Rashad"

By Lynn Mitchell: Rashad Evans continues to insist-  it’s what he learned while training with Jones that will give him an edge in the fight.  Jon Jones puts in perspective both Jones and Evans know each other’s game – they’ve trained together.   Jones reminds everyone when Evans left Greg Jackson’s camp – Evans left...

Apr 17, 2012 5:27 pm

Greg Jackson Creates Belt Ranking System for MMA

By Lynn Mitchell: Martial arts are extensive systems of codified practices and traditions of combat that are practiced for a variety of reasons, including self-defense, competition, physical health and fitness, as well as mental, physical and spiritual development.  Evidence show that martial arts have roots in prehistory, the earliest evidence of systematic training in specific martial...

Apr 17, 2012 5:22 pm

UFC On Fuel TV 2 Ratings Report

By Evan Stoumbelis: 197,000 people tuned in this past weekend to UFC on Fuel TV 2, where among others, Dennis Siver, Brian Stann, and Alexander Gustafsson emerged victorious. This is similar to the 217,000 viewers that watched UFC on Fuel TV 1, which set an all time prime time rating record for Fuel TV. This...

Apr 17, 2012 5:11 pm

Photo | Jon Jones the Warrior?

By Sarah Newman: Your twitter junkie here, Jon Jones did a great job waking up the twitter MMA world today, well with female fans that is. Wearing rolled up shorts that make GSP shorts look long, Jones shows off his thoroughbred legs and his scrumdiddlyumptous abs. Then I remember that the tweet is: “220lb war...

Apr 17, 2012 3:47 pm

Uyenoyama out, Tim Elliott in against John Dodson at UFC on Fox 3

By Micah Hinchliffe: As part of the growing division of the flyweights in 2012, Zuffa has signed top flyweight prospect Tim Elliott according to UFC.com. Elliott who is 8-2-1 in MMA has been picked to replace former bantamweight Darren Uyenoyama against the hard-hitting TUF 14 winner John Dodson. No reason for Uyenoyama’s replacement has been...

Apr 17, 2012 3:45 pm

Clean Sweep For UFC 144 Drug Tests

By Lewis Mckeever: With the Overeem PED saga flipping the MMA cosmos upside down, it’s refreshing to hear some positivity regarding drug testing in the UFC. The results from UFC 144 are back, and to the delight of the fans, all eight examined fighters from the Japanese card are as clean as a whistle. I’m...

Apr 17, 2012 3:16 pm

Editorial Spotlight | There's No Such Thing as a Teammate in MMA

By Josh Long: In just over two weeks Jon “Bones” Jones will defend his light heavyweight championship against “Suga” Rashad Evans. This fight will surely live up to its hype, as the former training partners/teammates at Gregg Jackson’s gym will square off inside the octagon. Teammates? Dictionary.com defines a teammate as a member of the...

Apr 17, 2012 3:02 pm

Controversial Lesnar Interview | "I'm not a superstar, I'm An A$$ Kicker."

“I’m not a superstar, I’m an ass kicker. I am Brock Lesnar, that’s it. I left the WWE, everybody thought, here’s a guy, there’s no way in hell he’s gonna make it in the UFC, but I climbed that mountain and became UFC Heavyweight Champion of the world and I proved everybody wrong. Why did...

Apr 17, 2012 2:11 pm

VIDEO | "Georgia On My Mind" Rashad Evans Trains With Boxing Great Roy Jones Jr

Number one UFC light heavyweight contender “Suga” Rashad Evans has Georgia on his mind as he arrives in Atlanta today for the final countdown to UFC 145: Jones vs. Evans. In five days, fight fans will discover the moment of truth in what has become one of the longest running sagas in the sport of...

Apr 17, 2012 2:04 pm

UFC AND DANA WHITE DEMAND RETRACTION FROM CAGEPOTATO WEBSITE

Zuffa, LLC, dba the Ultimate Fighting Championship, today announced that it served a demand for retraction upon the parent entities and executives of the website CagePotato regarding certain false and defamatory statements attributed to UFC® President, Dana White, in an April 14th website posting. As detailed in the formal demand for a retraction prepared by...

Apr 17, 2012 1:56 pm

Valentijn Overeem unaware of brothers TRT needs

By Lewis Mckeever: Alistair’s brother and fellow MMA fighter, Valentijn Overeem, is bewildered by The Reem’s elevated levels of testosterone. With the recent gossip of Alistair obtaining a TRT exemption from the docs, in an effort to justify his sea biscuit heights of testosterone, brother Valentijn is oblivious to any medical condition his brother may...

Apr 17, 2012 1:29 pm

VIDEO | Dustin "The Diamond" Poirier vs. Zombie(s)

By Roberto Mattos: Remember this date. Well, more specifically, remember 28 days from this date (see what I did there?). On May 15th Dustin “the Diamond” Poirier will take on Chan Sung Jung “the Korean Zombie” in Fairfax, Virginia on UFC on Fuel TV 3. The Diamond is 4 -0 since the WEC/UFC fusion and...