Archive: MMA NEWS

Apr 17, 2014 1:07 pm

White: Kennedy Not a Crowd Pleaser but Dominant

Tim Kennedy’s performance didn’t blow the roof of Quebec’s Colisse Pepsi but it was effective enough for a convincing win. At Wednesday night’s TUF Nations finale, it was Kennedy who grinded his way through to a unanimous decision over Michael Bisping. In the post-fight media scrum, UFC president Dana White echoed those sentiments. “It wasn’t...

Apr 17, 2014 11:00 am

MMA Journalist Chokes Out Violent Passenger On Plane

  Glory 15, which took place this past weekend in Turkey, had quite an ending. Tyrone Spong threw a hard low kick at opponent Gohan Saki, and “Anderson Silva’d” his own leg, breaking it in half when the bone came into contact with Saki’s lower knee. Thankfully for those watching the fight, Spong’s ankle wraps took some of the...


Apr 17, 2014 10:38 am

EXCLUSIVE | Dhiego Lima’s TUF 19, Episode 1 Blog

Fresh off the debut episode of ‘TUF 19: Penn vs. Edgar’, Atlanta’s Dhiego Lima, Team Edgar’s second pick, walks us through his first hand experience of what was seen on last night’s show. Dhiego is one of the top prospects from this season’s ‘Ultimate Fighter’ reality series and will be blogging for BJPENN.COM each week...

Apr 17, 2014 10:35 am

Jones And Management Deny Homophobic Rant On Instagram

Jon Jones is certainly no stranger to controversy. Although, his newest problem is a new animal entirely.According to his Instagram account, Jones made several homophobic comments towards a Swedish fan on Instagram. However, both Jon Jones and his manager Malki Kawa stated on Twitter that the comments were made by someone who found the lost phone...

Apr 17, 2014 9:23 am

Three Fighters Removed From UFC Roster

The ever-revolving doors at the UFC have pushed three more veterans out of the promotion. Following losses, Ronny Markes, Thiago Perpetuo, and Rafaello Oliveira have been removed from the UFC’s on-line list of fighters. This action usually signifies a UFC release. Markes dropped two straight inside the UFC to Yoel Romero and Thiago Santos. Perpetuo...

Apr 17, 2014 9:22 am

Spong Injury Update: Tyrone Walking One Day After Leg Surgery (Video)

Multi-sport combat fighter, Tyrone Spong was on the wrong end of a checked kick last weekend while fighting for Glory. In what was eerily similar to an Anderson Silva leg break, Spong was rushed back to the states to undergo emergency surgery. It was a success and as seen in the video, he’s already moving...

Apr 16, 2014 11:09 pm

‘TUF 19: Penn vs. Edgar’ Episode 1 Recap

The show begins with a brief introduction of the two coaches, Frankie Edgar and BJ Penn. The coaches are respectful to each other; Penn explains that he bears no ill-will towards Edgar, and that he’s just happy to be able to fight him again. Edgar is also happy to fight Penn again, and looks forward...

Apr 16, 2014 10:03 pm

.gif’s | ‘TUF 19: Penn vs. Edgar’ Episode 1 Fight Replays

The first episode of ‘The Ultimate Fighter 19: Penn vs. Edgar’ is in the books and the entry fights were pretty spectacular. If you missed tonight’s show, you need to check your local listing for the replay, but while you wait, here’s some highlights: (Props To KJ from LetusBang.com)    

Apr 16, 2014 8:58 pm

Sarah Kaufman Landed 202 Strikes, 3rd Most In a Single UFC Fight

Sarah Kaufman put on a striking clinic tonight in her bout against Leslie Smith. Smith was Kaufman’s third opponent of the night as the previous two were forced to pull out due to injuries. Kaufman came prepared regardless and ended up putting up some of the most impressive numbers we have seen in UFC history....

Apr 16, 2014 8:47 pm

Tim Kennedy: I’m Super Disappointed I Didn’t Finish Bisping

Tim Kennedy came out on top after five full rounds with temporary-rival Michael Bisping at ‘The Ultimate Fighter Nations Finale’. Walking into the octagon as a two-to-one underdog, almost nobody gave Kennedy a chance to win this fight if it went to decision. Kennedy shut the doubters up with a dominant performance, but he still...

Apr 16, 2014 8:37 pm

Dana White on #1 Contender Cat Zingano: She’s Out For a While…

Sara Kaufman expressed interest in fighting #1 ranked Cat Zingano after her decision victory against Leslie Smith. Cat Zingano has been sitting on the sidelines for quite some time now after a tragic year. Zingano was forced out of her coaching role on ‘The Ultimate Fighter’ last year after she suffered a knee injury. Miesha...

Apr 16, 2014 8:29 pm

.gif | Kennedy Outpoints Bisping To Earn Win (Full Highlights)

Earlier tonight on FOX Sports 1, Michael Bisping and Tim Kennedy went to war for five straight rounds. In the end, Kennedy turned in a fantastic performance and in doing so earned a decision victory over the count. Here it is: See more .gif’s here.

Apr 16, 2014 6:21 pm

‘TUF Nations Finale’ Results: Cote Tops Noke in Unanimous Decision Performance

Patrick Cote impressed throughout the fight and implemented his gameplan whenever he truly concentrated on it. Patrick Cote hit a takedown in the first round and opted to stay busy in Kyle Noke’s guard. He pitter-pattered with hammerfists and caught Noke off guard with some huge elbows. Noke worked off his back, though, and tried...

Apr 16, 2014 3:29 pm

‘TUF Nations Finale’ Results: Kaufman Picks Up Easy Decision Win Over Smith

Sarah Kaufman was supposed to fight two other fighters before Leslie Smith became her official opponent. Shayna Baszler and Amanda Nunes both suffered injuries which led to the signing of Leslie Smith. She previously lost to Kaufman at ‘Invicta FC 5: Penne vs. Waterson’ almost exactly a year ago. Smith fought well for someone who...