Archive: MMA NEWS

Apr 30, 2014 11:03 am

High Level Boxing Coach Thinks Velasquez Could Be Two Sport Champ

“There’s a local [MMA] gym here in Oxnard, and I have had some of the guys come in and do stand up with us. One of the guys that came in for a few days that was training with me that we were really excited to have was Cain Velasquez. He was here for three...

Apr 30, 2014 10:59 am

Pat Barry: Leg Breaking Low Kicks Worth The Risk

“I’m a very conscious fighter. I think about it always – all the time. Every time I throw a kick. Every time my foot comes off the ground, if it lands I’m going to win, if they block it I’m going to lose. It’s a fact. I don’t hold anything back, I just let them...

Apr 30, 2014 10:35 am

FREE FIGHT VIDEO | UFC 134: Erick Silva vs. Luis Ramos

Erick Silva and Luis Ramos meet in a prelim bout at UFC Rio. In the very first minute of the first round Silva connects with a huge overhand right and follows up with some ground and pound before Herb Dean steps in to stop the fight.


Apr 29, 2014 8:16 pm

D.C. Says He’s Waiting On Jon Jones Title Fight

“I’ve waited long enough. This will be my fifth top-10 win, and I’m not fighting anyone else. I’m going to sit and wait and get better, and I’m going to wait to fight Jon Jones. If it took nine months, I’d wait nine months. It’s time for me to fight for the belt. It’s not...

Apr 29, 2014 8:14 pm

Royce Gracie: Eddie Bravo Endorses Drugs and it is Disrespectful to Jiu-Jitsu

UFC legend Royce Gracie stated in a recent interview that he does not appreciate Eddie Bravo’s endorsement of drugs and alcohol while being a role model in martial arts. Even though it was obvious that a couple select members of the Gracie Family and Eddie Bravo never got along, nobody knew the reason for the...

Apr 29, 2014 5:43 pm

Win or Lose, Alvarez Could Bolt from Bellator

  Eddie Alvarez’s see-saw relationship with Bellator could come to an end next month. Alvarez, a two-time Bellator lightweight champion, appears ready to exit stage right no matter how his upcoming bout with Michael Chandler pans out. Chandler and Alvarez will meet for a third time on May 17 in the main event of Bellator’s...

Apr 29, 2014 2:11 pm

PHOTO’s From Mexico: Velasquez vs. Werdum Staredowns & More

Earlier today the UFC officially launched their business in Mexican territory with the announcement of ‘UFC 180: Velasquez vs. Werdum’ and the new TUF installment, ‘The Ultimate Fighter Latin America: Velasquez vs. Werdum’. Below are some photo’s from today’s historic event.

Apr 29, 2014 1:21 pm

‘TUF Latin America: Velasquez vs. Werdum’ Official For Mexican Debut, Will Fight In Nov.

As expected, Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum will square off later this year and during today’s special UFC press-conference in Mexico, the promotion made the bout official. The two heavyweights will also coach the first ever Latin America season of ‘The Ultimate Fighter’ reality series. As coaches, Velasquez and Werdum will help cultivate the Mexican...

Apr 29, 2014 1:20 pm

Lawler & Ellenberger Put Through Enhanced Drug Testing By NSAC

The Nevada State Athletic Commission has opted to exercise their rights to put UFC 173 competitors, Robbie Lawler and Jake Ellenberger through an enhanced drug testing program. ESPN recently broke the news. According to the NSAC, both fighters will undergo a series of testing in the lead up to their UFC 173 bout, including, urine,...

Apr 29, 2014 1:19 pm

Mike Swick Planning Return To Middleweight

“I’ve got my health back a lot from before, obviously I was not doing too good during that time for those fights, walking at 170, but I’m back up to 210 now. I feel good, I’m able to eat, getting my strength back. I’ll fight middleweight. Yeah, I’ve got my size back. For the last...

Apr 29, 2014 1:16 pm

Brian Stann Says Drug Testing In MMA Is ‘Inadequate’

“I think the time when you retire coming off a loss and then you say that, what I didn’t want to do was discredit any of my former opponents. You know, specifically seeing that Wanderlei (Silva) was my last fight, I didn’t want to come off like, ‘Hey, I’m making excuses. The only people that...

Apr 29, 2014 1:00 pm

VIDEO | Erick Silva Smashes Pads In Preparation For Brown Fight – SCARY!

Somewhere in Ohio, UFC welterweight, Matt Brown watched this video and trembled, even if just slightly. For his opponent, Erick Silva, holds the kind of finishing power feared among the UFC ranks. The two welterweights square off next week in the UFC’s Cincinnati main event.

Apr 29, 2014 12:35 pm

VIDEO | Chuck Liddell & ‘Lil Chuck’ Star In Music Video

Hamburger Fries & Shake is the epic, smash debut by new Rap Star, Fitty Smallz, AKA Notorious F.I.T. with guest appearances by Chuck “The Iceman” Liddell and Semhar Tedesse of Survivor. The video was filmed at the Pink Motel in Los Angeles, California, directed by Nayip Ramos and produced by Casey Schreffler with Gavin Fisher...

Apr 29, 2014 12:04 pm

Dana White: ‘I Will Box Tito Ortiz And Win Easy’

UFC President Dana White will likely never get over his grudge against former light-heavyweight champion, Tito Ortiz. Just as recent as this weekend, the UFC’s beef with Tito spilled over on the UFC 172 broadcast when they excluded his win record from some stats. Now, going even further, Dana White, the UFC president, took to...

Apr 29, 2014 11:47 am

VIDEO | TUF 20 tryouts: Dana White media scrum

UFC President Dana White talks about the historic 20th season of The Ultimate Fighter which will include an all-female strawweight cast and from which the division’s first champion will emerge.

Apr 29, 2014 11:44 am

VIDEO | The World Without UFC, By Griffin & Bonnar

Forrest Griffin and Stephan Bonnar contemplate a world in which the UFC never existed, and riff on the careers some of the sport’s most famed fighters would have pursued instead.

Apr 29, 2014 11:18 am

Watch Today’s UFC Mexico Press Conference Live on BJPENN.COM (1pm PT)

Live from Mexico City, Mexico, the UFC is putting on a special press conference today. The event’s agenda and participants are unknown at this time, but we are likely to hear the promotion’s plans to head south of the border. Fight fans can watch our live and free UFC broadcast right here, in the player...

Apr 29, 2014 10:45 am

Karo Parisyan: Ronda’s Head Coach Is ‘Eating Her Brains’

“You can’t even compare that gym to our gym, bro. We’re an established MMA gym and a judo gym for over 20 years. [Glendale Fighting Club] is a college gym that became an MMA gym somehow because Roman Mitichyan, one of our guys, one of my best training partners and friends, was taking judo over...