Archive: featured

Sep 20, 2011 9:35 am

Shane Carwin: Face Still Full of Warrior Wounds From JDS

“It’s still pretty ugly man, right (as he points to scarred meat dangling from his eye)? But it’s okay, I’ve now got a big ‘ole freakin’ ball there or something. It took a while. I think I had sutures in about five different spots on my face. It was pretty bad. It took a little...

Sep 20, 2011 9:29 am

Countdown to UFC 135 Airs Tonight on Spike TV.

The typical one-hour pre-fight hype show offered up by the UFC in anticipation for their pay-per-view offerings is upon us for UFC 135. “Countdown to UFC 135” debuts tonight on Spike TV at 11 p.m. ET/PT. “UFC 135: Jones vs. Rampage” is set to take place on September 24 live on pay-per-view from Denver’s Pepsi...

Sep 20, 2011 9:18 am

DREAM adds “Minowaman” vs. Harn To DREAM 17 Event

DREAM officials just announced that an eleventh bout has been added to this weekend’s DREAM 17 event. It comes in the form of DREAM “Super Hulk” champion, Ikushi “Minowaman” Minowa vs. Baru Harn in an open weight contest. DREAM 17 takes place from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan on September 24. Japanese standout,...

Sep 20, 2011 9:05 am

Fights On Facebook Coming To An End With New Fox Deal In Place

UFC President, Dana White, made an announcement yesterday to “El Octagono” that will change the way the UFC Preliminary cards will be viewed. Since UFC 129, the UFC has been in bed with the popular social network, facebook.com and as such has been delivering un-aired preliminary card bouts for free via live internet stream. The...


Sep 20, 2011 8:59 am

Eddie Alvarez Out Of Bellator Title Fight With Michael Chandler

And the ever so common injury bug has struck the Bellator promotion. This time it’s, Bellator lightweight champion, Eddie Alvarez who is forced out of his scheduled October 15 bout with season 5 lightweight winner Michael Chandler. “Eddie suffered an injury that will keep him out of our October 15th show at Boardwalk Hall in...

Sep 19, 2011 4:45 pm

Dan Henderson Returns To UFC Against "Shogun" At UFC 139

Strikeforce light-heavyweight champion Dan Henderson has opted to return to the UFC ranks following his last Strikeforce win over Fedor Emelianenko. He has likely vacated his title to pursue UFC gold. Set to spoil his return to the Octagon is former UFC light-heavyweight champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua. UFC 139 is set to take place on...

Sep 19, 2011 3:36 pm

Fans invited to UFC on Fox Press Conference tomorrow in Hollywood

With tickets going on sale to the public soon for the highly-anticipated heavyweight title showdown between UFC champion Cain Velasquez and challenger Junior dos Santos at UFC on FOX on Saturday, Nov. 12 at Honda Center in Anaheim, the Ultimate Fighting Championship® announced today that it will host a press conference in Hollywood with the...

Sep 19, 2011 1:57 pm

UFC 135 Conference Call (Audio)

BJPENN.COM participated in today’s UFC 135 media conference call featuring Rampage Jackson, Jon Jones, Josh Koscheck and Matt Hughes.

Sep 19, 2011 9:27 am

UFC 135 Headliners To Appear On “Jimmy Kimmel Live” Tonight

Quinton “Rampage” Jackson and Jon Jones will be guests on tonight’s edition of “Jimmy Kimmel Live”. The show airs on ABC tonight at midnight ET/PT. “UFC 135: Jones vs. Rampage” is set to take place on September 24 live on pay-per-view from Denver’s Pepsi Center. The card features a light-heavyweight title fight in its main...

Sep 19, 2011 9:09 am

Jeff Curran on his return to the UFC: "Here I am, and I am here to stay."

The Big Frog” is back. Jeff Curran, after a seven-year absence from the promotion, is back in the UFC, and he doesn’t plan on leaving again. Curran recently signed a brand-new agreement with the world’s biggest MMA promotion, and will face former title challenger Scott Jorgensen in a bantamweight bout at UFC 137 in Las...

Sep 19, 2011 7:13 am

DREAM 17 line up finalized with 10 official bouts

A 10-bout lineup is now finalized for this weekend’s DREAM 17 event. DREAM 17 takes place from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan on September 24. Japanese standout, Shinya Aoki faces off with Rob McCullough in the evenings main event. DREAM 17 is the first DREAM event to ever utilize the three, five-minute rounds...

Sep 19, 2011 7:03 am

Lil Nog looking for stand up battle with Ortiz

“If I can avoid the ground game and try to knock him out, I will try… I’ll go after him and try the knockout, but if the fight goes to the ground I’ll be ready. I think he’ll try to take me down to work on the ground and pound, but I’ll be ready for...

Sep 19, 2011 6:30 am

Baker, Rogers, Shlemenko and Vianna Advance to Semis of Bellator Middleweight Tourney

It was a night of big finishes at Bellator 50 as the beginning of the Season 5 Bellator Middleweight Tournament boasted three finishes out of the four quarterfinal matches. Bryan Baker put an exclamation point on a sensational night of fights and turned in a stellar performance against Season 1 Middleweight Tournament Finalist Jared Hess....

Sep 17, 2011 8:24 pm

UFC Fight Night 25 Results

MAIN CARD: Jake Ellenberger def. Jake Shields via TKO (strikes) – Round 1, 0:53 *Knockout Of The Night Court McGee def. Dongi Yang via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 30-28) Erik Koch def. Jonathan Brookins via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 30-27) Alan Belcher def. Jason MacDonald via verbal submission (punches) – Round 1, 3:48 PRELIMINARY CARD:...

Sep 17, 2011 7:42 am

Ellenberger: Shields won’t be able to take me down

“He does have good grappling, good wrestling, but I’ve been training for this fight my whole life. Every year I’ve wrestled, every thing I’ve done, it’s basically for this fight right here. … No, I don’t think he’s going to take me down. He’s going to have to work really hard in order to, and...

Sep 17, 2011 7:37 am

Paradigm Management Takes Over Ken Pavia's MMA Agents Client Roster

Paradigm MMA Management, a subsidiary of Paradigm Sports Management, along with Mishal Abul from Kuwait, owner of Titanium World Trading, announces the acquisition of MMAagents’ client roster. Paradigm Sports Management, LLC is a full service sports management firm specializing in representing NFL and MLB athletes since its inception in 2009. Enlisting a staff of former...

Sep 16, 2011 4:24 pm

BJ PENN RELEASES PUBLIC STATEMENT ABOUT RECENT UFC INTERVIEWER VIDEO'S

“I have no idea how this UFC interviewer situation got this big. I never wanted to attack the UFC, people were calling and telling me Diaz wasn’t going to sign and I got paranoid thinking they were going to use that clip to get him to sign the contract, my bad. The real truth is,...