Archive: MMA NEWS

Mar 6, 2014 12:22 pm

California Latest To Announce ‘Total Ban of TRT’

Nevada, Brazil and now the wonderful state of California have all decided to take a firm stance and ban the use of Testosterone Replacement Therapy in combat sports. We learned of this latest development in a release from the commission: “The California State Athletic Commission fully supports the Nevada State Athletic Commission’s decision to eliminate...

Mar 6, 2014 11:25 am

VIDEO | Throwback Thursday: Joe Rogan Eats A Cockroach On Fear Factor TV Show

We all know Joe Rogan as the UFC’s ringside commentator, for year’s he’s been educating the masses at home on the action that’s going down inside the Octagon. In the early 2000’s, Rogan, was also host of the hit competition based television series, ‘Fear Factor’. In this clip, he eats a cockroach.

Mar 6, 2014 11:17 am

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | Michael Johnson Says He Got The Better Of Guillard In The Gym

A battle between two former-teammates takes place in Saturday night’s UFC Fight Night London co-main event. A lot’s been said in the lead up, but who will get the last word? We have teamed up with the great guys over at Whoa TV to bring our BJPENN.COM audience the best coverage from overseas. Follow them...

Mar 6, 2014 11:16 am

Dana White Doesn’t Deny Rousey vs. Carano Fight Rumors

Earlier this week we learned that the UFC has big plans and an even bigger announcement coming up for the female division and Ronda Rousey. It’s supposed to be a ‘game changer‘. Rumors have been circulating since this announcement that Gina Carano is looking to return to action and could get in there with Rousey...

Mar 6, 2014 10:50 am

Hendricks: ‘Diaz doesn’t deserve a title shot, but I’d fight him’

“If I win this fight, it’s going to be between one of them two (Condit or Woodley). Carlos is always a tough opponent; same thing with Woodley.Those two, they’re fighting the same night. But a fight’s a fight. You never know what’s going to happen. You just have to say whoever wants to come after...

Mar 6, 2014 9:53 am

VIDEO | Throwback Thursday: Cole Miller MMA Fight From 2003

Cole Miller Takes on Joel Weldon in November of 2003 with this bout being the Second Fight of the Night for Cole in what was a 4 man Featherweight tournament. Cole is victorious by triangle choke in the first round. Here’s why he released this old footage from the archives: I promised to put up...

Mar 6, 2014 9:48 am

Fight Night London Headliner Manuwa: ‘K.O. Power is ‘God Given’

Ahead of his biggest test to date, this weekend’s ‘UFC Fight Night London’ headliner, Jimi Manuwa, touched on his punching prowess in an interview with ESPN. The light-heavyweight fighter has finished 100% of his opponents with strikes and looks to make Alexander Gustafsson his latest victim. Gustafsson is one-fight away from a rematch with Jon...

Mar 6, 2014 9:06 am

VIDEO | Condit & Jones Engage In Dance-Off

UFC fighters, Carlos Condit and Jon Jones don’t always look to decapitate men inside a cage. In this recent instagram posting, the two UFC stablemates got down and funky inside their training home at Jackson’s MMA in New Mexico. Who’s got the better moves? Here it is:

Mar 6, 2014 8:57 am

VIDEO | Fight Night London: Johnson vs Guillard Preview

In Saturday’s co-main event in London, UFC lightweight fighters Michael Johnson and Melvin Guillard with touch gloves and engage in a fight that is ensure to deliver fireworks. It all goes down on UFC Fight Pass this weekend.

Mar 6, 2014 8:38 am

Schaub Wants Hunt Fight, Hunt Says ‘Why Not, Come Get K.O.’d’

An exciting heavyweight clash between Mark Hunt and Brendan Schaub might be in the works. According to Wednesday’s edition of UFC Tonight on FOX Sports 1, Lex McMahon of MMA Inc, is reporting that his client, Brendan Schaub, is trying to book a gig opposite the heavyweight slugger, Hunt. Schaub last saw action last September...

Mar 6, 2014 8:25 am

Castillo Gets New Gig Opposite Charlie Brenneman

Earlier this week, Team Alpha Male’s Danny Castillo, was pulled from his scheduled UFC 172 bout against Vallie-Flagg in favor of Takanori Gomi. Now we know the reason. Still keeping a slot on the UFC 172 card, Castillo now meets Brenneman in a lightweight bout. UFC 172 is set to go down on April 26...

Mar 6, 2014 7:48 am

Chael Sonnen: ‘Without TRT I May Have To Stop The Sport’

“If it doesn’t work, I may have to stop the sport. It’s as simple as that. The problem is, it’s a little bit early. I don’t know myself. I know I have to sit down with my team, not only my management, and understand the rules, but we also have to then talk with doctors...

Mar 5, 2014 8:54 am

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | Phil Harris: Fight Music, The UFC London Edition

From Whoatv.com: It’s fight week and Phil Harris joins us for this video episode of Fight Music to discuss the tracks he has been listening to in the run up to Fight Night. He drop s an exclusive on us when he reveals his walk out track for this Saturday’s showdown with Louis Gaudinot. We...

Mar 5, 2014 8:06 am

Melvin Guillard on Upcoming Opponent Michael Johnson: ‘He aint no gangster’

“Let’s get this straight. Me and Michael Johnson were never really friends. We were just training partners. Let’s straighten that out right there. We never hung out, we never shot marbles together, we didn’t go out and eat dinner or nothing like that. I only saw him at the gym, and after that, I went...

Mar 5, 2014 7:45 am

VIDEO | Chris Weidman Teaching Submission Set-Ups

UFC middleweight champion, Chris Weidman, teaches a room full of students some grappling technique. You can actually learn from the champ yourself should you be willing to make the trip to the NYC. (Details here)

Mar 5, 2014 7:24 am

VIDEO | UFC Champ Jon Jones Teaches Kicking Techniques

UFC light-heavyweight champion, Jon ‘Bones’ Jones, has a good grasp on what it takes to make a career out of kicking. You can actually learn from the champ yourself should you be willing to make the trip to the NYC. (Details here)

Mar 5, 2014 7:00 am

VIDEO | Georges St-Pierre teaches fighting techniques

MMA fighter Georges St-Pierre teaches basic fighting techniques to a group of prize winners during the “Get in the Cage” event at the legendary Tristar Gym in Montreal on Friday, February 28, 2014.