Archive: Kelvin Gastelum

Oct 19, 2016 1:46 pm

BJPENN.COM Radio Ep. 3 | Alan Jouban | Rashad Evans | Dan Severn | Kelvin Gastelum

  BJPENN.COM Radio is back with another fantastic guest line-up for your listening pleasure! 8:15PM ET- We will kick off the show with UFC Welterweight Alan “Brahma” Jouban. Alan will be giving us his thoughts on Mike Perry, his opponent for December 22nd at UFC on FOX 22. This bout was just announced last week...

Mar 25, 2015 5:44 am

Gastelum moves up to middleweight, faces Marquardt at UFC 188

Kelvin Gastelum (10-1 MMA, 5-1 UFC) is returning to the UFC’s middleweight division! “The Ultimate Fighter” Season 17 winner had missed the welterweight limit of 170-pounds in two of his past three fights, prompting the decision. In his return to middleweight, Gastelum will square off with former title challenger Nate Marquardt (33-14-2 MMA) at June’s...

Nov 19, 2014 6:56 am

Kelvin Gastelum vs. Tyron Woodley set for UFC 183 co-main event

A key welterweight bout between Kelvin Gastelum and Tyron Woodley will co-main event January’s UFC 183 event in Las Vegas. UFC officials announced the booking yesterday. Undefeated welterweight Kelvin Gastelum (10-0 MMA, 5-0 UFC) was most recently seen in action at this past weekend’s UFC 180 event in Mexico, where he scored a first-round submission...

Nov 15, 2014 10:12 pm

UFC 180 Bonus Report: Werdum and Gastelum Take Home Extra $50,000

Fight of the Night: Henry Briones vs. Guido Cannetti It is rare that preliminary fighters take home bonus money, but Cannetti and Briones both deserved it with their performance on UFC Fight Pass. Briones was close to being stopped in the opening round as he took two serious body shots from Cannetti. However, be persevered...

Aug 28, 2014 3:33 pm

UFC Sells-Out Mexico Debut In 8 Hours

It took just eight hours to sell-out the highly anticipated UFC 180: VELASQUEZ vs. WERDUM event scheduled for November 15 at the Arena Ciudad de Mexico (Mexico City Arena). Fans made history at the box office, as well as online, to sell out Mexico’s first ever live UFC event. UFC 180: VELASQUEZ vs. WERDUM is...

Aug 26, 2014 12:44 pm

STAREDOWNS! Fighters Mean Mug South Of The Border For UFC 180

Earlier today, from Mexico City, the UFC made their first promotional stop in anticipation of their upcoming UFC 180 event featuring Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum for the UFC heavyweight title. The staredowns were good, here’s more. Sanchez vs. Parke: Ellenberger vs. Gastelum:

Aug 26, 2014 12:40 pm

Ellenberger-Gastelum, Sanchez-Parke Added to UFC 180 In Mexico

The UFC’s top Mexican fighters are hitting Mexico City this November with “UFC 180: Velasquez vs. Werdum”. UFC officials announced the addition of some intriguing bouts during today’s press-conference. (Replay HERE) In lightweight action, Diego Sanchez will face Norman Park, and in welterweight action Kelvin Gastelum will take on Jake Ellenberger. The two bouts will...

Jun 27, 2014 12:35 pm

Kelvin Gastelum ‘still trying to figure out’ weight cut down to 170lbs

The Ultimate Fighter Season 17 winner Kelvin Gastelum (8-0 MMA, 3-0 UFC) is preparing for his co-main event bout with Nico Musoke at this weekend’s “UFC Fight Night 44” event in San Antonio. The young welterweight fighter recently revealed that he can get as heavy as 200-225 pounds when not in camp and that he...

Jan 4, 2014 9:41 am

Rick Story vs. Kelvin Gastelum Confirmed for UFC 171

Yet another welterweight bout has been added to the UFC 171 card. Rick Story and Kelvin Gastelum have officially been penciled in for the event and they will duke it out in Dallas, Texas on March 15, 2014. The bout was announced by UFC’s official news Twitter account: Undefeated TUF 17 winner @KelvinGastelum faces ranked...

Dec 27, 2013 9:42 am

Dana White on Uriah Hall, ‘I was purposely sticking it to him, no doubt about it’

Uriah Hall sent shockwaves around the MMA universe while serving as a contestant on season 17 of “The Ultimate Fighter.” Hall landed a brutal spinning wheel-kick on opponent Adam Cella that left the TV audiendce, as well as his fellow contestants, in absolute shock. Uriah followed that highlight reel knockout up with 2 more viscous...

Nov 22, 2013 7:54 am

Kelvin Gastelum: I’m working towards being a champ

21-year-old, Kelvin Gastelum (7-0 MMA, 2-0 UFC), was the surprise winner of “The Ultimate Fighter 17,” upsetting tournament favorite, Uriah Hall, in the season’s live finale, thus becoming the show’s middleweight winner. After his victory over Hall, Gastelum promptly dropped to the welterweight division (170 pounds) and earned an impressive first-round submission finish of Brian...

Jul 24, 2013 10:12 am

Melancon In For Thiago Against Gastelum

Yesterday we announced the removal of Paulo Thiago from his UFC Fight Night 27 bout against TUF winner, Kelvin Gastelum. Today, we can now announce his replacement as it was confirmed on last night’s “UFC Tonight” on FUEL TV. In for the injured Paulo Thiago comes Brain Melancon. UFC Fight Night 27 is set to...

Jun 4, 2013 9:51 am

Paulo Thiago vs. Kelvin Gastelum Set for UFC on FOX Sports 1 #2

  A welterweight fight between Paulo Thiago (15-5) and TUF 17 winner Kelvin Gastelum (6-0) has been scheduled for the UFC on FOX Sports 1 #2 show on August 28th at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana. Thiago is 2-4 in his last six, winning his last fight against a promotional newcomer at UFC...

May 1, 2013 4:09 pm

TUNE IN ALERT: BJPENN.COM RADIO GOES LIVE AT 5:00 WITH WATSON, SAFFIEDINE, HEALY AND GASTELUM

The crew returns tonight in their normal time-slot for an all new episode of BJPENN.COM RADIO. Hosts George Mathews (@GMathewsMMA) and Pedro Carrasco (@LATLPedro) will be joined by UFC’s Burt Watson, Tarec Saffiedine, Pat Healy and Kelvin Gastelum. The BJPENN.COM RADIO show has finally changed its broadcasting platform, so to our regular listeners, disregard our...

May 1, 2013 11:58 am

TUF 17 CHAMP KELVIN GASTELUM JOINS BJPENN.COM RADIO TONIGHT (WED. 5:00 PM PT)

The crew returns tonight in their normal time-slot for an all new episode of BJPENN.COM RADIO. Hosts George Mathews (@GMathewsMMA) and Pedro Carrasco (@LATLPedro) will be joined by the Ultimate Fighter Season 17 winner, Kelvin Gastelum. Kelvin made waves during his time on the most recent season of the UFC’s reality series and we will...

Apr 16, 2013 9:27 am

TUF 17 Winner, Kelvin Gastelum Planning Drop To 170

“I was sitting in my office one day. And then I saw the (TUF 17 tryouts) ad and I was like, ‘Hey, I guess I’m going to go and tryout, see what happens.’ Because before that I was struggling. I was about ready to quit MMA for a while, and just get another job because...

Apr 13, 2013 8:18 pm

Four Win $20K Ultimate Fighter Season 17 bonus’

By Evan Stoumbelis (@MMAEvan) Tonight as we watch the end of one of the most exciting seasons of the Ultimate Fighter that saw Kelvin Gastelum defeat one of the greatest fighters in the history of TUF Uriah Hall the UFC announced the winners of the season bonus’. Winners receive a $20,000 bonus. Knockout of the...