Archive: Henderson vs. Cormier

May 24, 2014 7:55 pm

UFC 173 Results: Mizugaki Extends Win Streak to 5 with Decision Win Over Rivera

Takeya Mizugaki and Francisco Rivera set the pace for an exciting fight after a scrappy first round. Mizugaki dropped Rivera with a huge shot in the middle of the first round but did not go in for the kill. This allowed Rivera to recover and gain some momentum of his own by landing some takedowns...

May 24, 2014 7:27 pm

UFC 173 Results: Varner Breaks Ankle in Round 1, Krause Picks up TKO Win

Jamie Varner and James Krause kicked off the main card of “UFC 173: Barao vs. Dillashaw” and it was cut short due to an unfortunate injury. In the first minute of the bout, Varner landed awkwardly on his left ankle and apparently broke it. He continued to push through the pain for the remaining four...

May 24, 2014 6:47 pm

UFC 173 Results: Chiesa Dominates Trinaldo for Fifteen Minutes

Michael Chiesa and Francisco Trinaldo headlined the Fox Sports 1 preliminary portion of the card and it was a one-sided affair. Michael Chiesa walked into some trouble taking Francisco Trinaldo down at the beginning of the first round, but once he got him there it was one sided. Chiesa was able to take him down...

May 24, 2014 6:09 pm

UFC 173 Results: Ferguson Sends Kikuno Crashing to the Mat, Earns KO Win

Katsunori Kikuno’s hands hung low the entire fight and it was only a matter of time before Tony Ferguson sent him crashing to the ground. Katsunori Kikuno’s style of fighting, while unorthodox, usually paid off for him. It tends to confuse fighters so much that he can attack from different angles and sneak devastating punches...

May 24, 2014 5:52 pm

UFC 173 Results: Holdsworth Smothers Camus, Earns Unanimous Decision Win

Chris Holdsworth is the real deal. Most of the fight took place on the ground where Holdsworth smothered Camus, leaving him little room to work with. Whenever Camus would try to escape, he would either fail or be successful only to let Holdsworth take another dominant position seconds later. Even though Chris Holdsworth’s statistics for...

May 24, 2014 4:57 pm

UFC 173 Results: Pichel Takes Njokuani Down 9 Times en route to Decision Victory

Anthony Njokuani and Vinc Pichel headlined the UFC Fight Pass preliminaries, but the fight almost ended seconds into the first round. Vinc Pichel tried to set a good distance between him and Anthony Njokuani by extending his hand and fingers, but he accidentally poked him in the eye. Njokuani walked back to a neutral corner...

May 24, 2014 4:26 pm

UFC 173 Results: Sicilia Picks Up Win After Going the Distance with Phillips

Aaron Phillips and Sam Sicilia put on an exciting featherweight bout on the UFC Fight Pass Preliminary portion of tonight’s event. Aaron Phillips caught Sam Sicilia off guard a few times by switching levels, attacking the head and body evenly. Sicilia was dropped by a knee to the body and almost walked into a guillotine,...

May 24, 2014 4:04 pm

UFC 173 Results: Li Defeats Michaud by way of Split Decision

Jingliang Li and David Michaud made their UFC debuts tonight and kicked off the fights on the UFC Fight Pass portion of ‘UFC 173’. Michaud was undefeated walking into the octagon, but he walked out tasting defeat for the first time in his career. Jingliang Li and David Michaud put on an impressive performance, all...

May 24, 2014 2:09 pm

‘UFC 173: Barao vs. Dillashaw’ Live Results Thread

Tonight on pay-per-view, Renan Barao will attempt to retain his bantamweight world title against Team Alpha Male’s TJ Dillashaw. You can follow along with the results in real-time right here in this thread. MAIN CARD: (Pay-per-view, 7 p.m. ET) T.J. Dillashaw def. Renan Barao via TKO (punches) – Round 5, 2:26 – wins bantamweight title...

May 24, 2014 2:00 pm

Watch Tonight’s UFC 173 Post-Fight Press Conference Live on BJPENN.COM

Shortly after tonight’s ‘UFC 173: Barao vs. Dillashaw’ main event, fight fans are invited back here for the BJPENN.COM Live Press Conference feed. The post-fight event will feature UFC President Dana White and several participants from tonight’s fight card. Enjoy:

May 24, 2014 6:46 am

UFC Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 6

On episode #6 of the 7-part fight week series, UFC Embedded, it’s the day before UFC 173, and Dana White meets with a slew of Hall of Famers and current champions before the weigh-ins. Former heavyweight Daniel Cormier suffers through the final hours of his weight cut to 205, as his opponent, one-time middleweight Dan...

May 23, 2014 4:36 pm

‘UFC 173: Barao vs. Dillashaw’ Weigh-In Results

Today’s UFC 173 weigh-ins event went off without a hitch, as all fighters made their contracted weight. UFC 173 goes down tomorrow from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Here are the results: MAIN CARD: (Pay-per-view, 7 p.m. ET) Champ Renan Barao (135) vs. T.J. Dillashaw (135) – for UFC bantamweight title Daniel...

May 23, 2014 12:42 pm

White: ‘If you don’t like 145’ers you’re not a fight fan’

“I love watching Renan Barao fight; I’m a big Renan Barao fan. What don’t you love about Renan Barao? He goes out and he finishes and he wrecks people. I’m still going back and forth with the Jon Jones-Renan Barao thing, but I think without a doubt Renan is the No. 2 ranked… If you...

May 23, 2014 12:31 pm

Hendo Feels A Little Tired Without TRT

“I feel fine without the TRT, maybe a little more tired. It’s hard to say this when you are in the middle of a camp because, with or without the TRT, you are going to tire yourself. I can’t say if makes a difference or not. I also wasn’t taking so much of it, I...

May 23, 2014 9:47 am

UFC Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 5

On episode #5 of the 7-part fight week series, UFC Embedded, the UFC’s biggest stars press their luck. At Zuffa HQ, Dana White takes a call from Nick Diaz, deals with Jon Jones’ manager, and gets his long-awaited walking papers. Daniel Cormier visits Cain Velasquez’ Ultimate Fighter training session and questions Luke Rockhold’s expertise, while...

May 23, 2014 6:50 am

Watch Today’s UFC 173 Weigh-Ins Live on BJPENN.COM (4 PM PT)

To make tomorrow’s ‘UFC 173: Barao vs. Dillashaw’ pay-per-view event official, each participant must hit the scales today, and make weight. You can catch the action live right here starting at 4/7pm PT/ET, using the player below.

May 23, 2014 5:16 am

EXCLUSIVE | JUST THE MAIN EVENT: Episode One, Jimi Manuwa (UFC 173)

BJPENN.COM partner, WhoaTV has done a great job putting together this quick prediction clip with UFC light-heavyweight fighter, Jimi Manuwa. Enjoy! – Official Website: – Facebook: – Twitter:

May 23, 2014 5:15 am

Florian: ‘Dillashaw’s Skills Cannot Be Denied’

“T.J. Dillashaw’s skills cannot be denied, this is a guy who really can do it all. When you break it down skill for skill, when you look at the jiu-jitsu game, the wrestling game, the striking game, he can go tit-for-tat with Renan Barao. Now, it all comes down to, can he put that together...

May 23, 2014 5:11 am

Cormier On Hendo Bout: ‘This is a passing of the torch’

“I work harder, because I know that Dan Henderson is a guy that has been around the block a time or two. He beats everybody up, he has won at every level and it’s an opportunity for a passing of the torch.” Daniel Cormier on if his admiration for Henderson affects his mindset entering the...

May 23, 2014 5:10 am

Pro’s Pick – Hendo vs. Cormier

MMA fighters from around the world cast their prediction for Saturday’s co-main event between Dan Henderson and Daniel Cormier.

May 23, 2014 5:04 am

UFC 173: President’s Preview

UFC president Dana White talks about the big fights coming up Saturday night at UFC 173 at MGM Grand in Las Vegas, including the main event bantamweight title fight between Renan Barao and TJ Dillashaw.

May 23, 2014 5:00 am

PHOTO | Four TUF Champs Chillin

From left to right: Mike Chiesa, Forest Griffin, Chris Holdsworth, Tony Ferguson. All but Griffin fight this weekend at UFC 173.  

May 22, 2014 8:10 pm

Hendo Not Guaranteed Title Shot With Win Over Cormier

“Obviously if Hendo pulls off this upset, it’s huge, huge. He pulls off the upset against Shogun [Rua], he pulls off a huge upset against Cormier, we’ll see… It’s just stupid to talk about now because [Jones] is fighting Gustafsson, and that fight’s not happening until fall, and we still gotta get through that fight,...

May 22, 2014 8:01 pm

UFC Boss Happy With Ken Resolution But Frank Shamrock Not As Easy

Earlier this week we learned that Dana White and Ken Shamrock ended their 10-year long feud. I never thought we’d see the day, but we did. “It started off a little heated, we both have different opinions on the way things went down. But at the end of the day, he wanted to end it,...