Archive: MMA NEWS

Feb 20, 2014 11:16 am

Watch Today’s UFC 170 Pre-Fight Presser Live on BJPENN.COM (1 PM PT)

Today from Las Vegas, the UFC and BJPENN.COM will be providing fight fans with a live stream of the UFC 170 pre-fight presser. Expected to attend are UFC President Dana White, Ronda Rousey, Sarah McMann and other fighters from Saturday’s pay-per-view event. Use the player below to tune in at 1:00 p.m. PT / 4:00...

Feb 20, 2014 11:13 am

Popeyes Chicken Almost Halted D.C.’s UFC 170 Participation

“I hear I’m not fighting on Wednesday and I’m all sad. The only thing that can make a Louisiana boy feel better is Popeyes. It was bad, it was horrible. I had four pieces of chicken and cajun rice, it was so good. I was laying on the ground I felt so bad because I...

Feb 20, 2014 10:55 am

PHOTO | Ken Shamrock Protects ‘Fergie’ While In Vegas

Well fight fans, we can now add pop-sensation, Fergie, to the list of clients assigned to former UFC champ, Ken Shamrock. After leading a very controversial life outside of the cage, ‘Sham’ has taken up body-guard duty for some of the world’s biggest stars. Like 50 Cent for example. Here’s the proof: KEN SHAMROCK taking...

Feb 20, 2014 10:46 am

Ed Herman vs. Rafael Natal Bout Added To Cincinnati’s May 10th UFC Event

Another fight has been added to the UFC’s Cincinnati card. Middleweights Ed Herman and Rafael Natal will square off during the UFC’s return to Cincinnati on Fox Sports 1, which will take place May 10th and emanate from the U.S. Bank Arena. UFC officials announced the addition to the card on Wednesday. Ed Herman will be looking to bounce...

Feb 20, 2014 10:41 am

VIDEO | Countdown To ‘UFC 170: Rousey vs. McMann’ (Full Replay)

Women’s bantamweight champion has conquered everything the UFC has thrown her way. But she now faces her stiffest test to date against former Olympic wrestler Sara McMann. McMann has the credentials but will she be the one to stop Rousey’s armbar? Here’s the rest of the countdown:

Feb 20, 2014 10:36 am

PHOTO | Ronda Rousey’s Official UFC 170 Walkout T Collection

Are you a Ronda Rousey fan? If so, her official UFC 170 UFC gear is up and ready for purchase. The UFC bantamweight champion faces Sarah McMann this weekend at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Want to up your T-shirt game? Visit the UFC’s store and get your Rousey T ordered...

Feb 20, 2014 8:42 am

Ronda Rousey ‘Concerned’ About UFC 170 PPV Buys

  Ronda Rousey is concerned.   Sure, she’s the biggest thing to hit the UFC since Kimbo Slice’d bread.  Sure, the fans love to love her, or love to hate her. But too much of a good thing isn’t always a good thing.   “I get concerned,” Rousey said during the open workouts for UFC 170, which will...

Feb 20, 2014 8:42 am

Pat Cummins The Code-Breaker: ‘I Don’t Know What The Wrestling Code Is’

  Patrick Cummins broke the wrestling code. At least, that’s what Daniel Cormier keeps telling him.   It seems that – according to Cormier – wrestlers have an unspoken code of conduct, which apparently revolves around not telling people when wrestlers cry.   Seems legit. Cummins, however, is having none of it.   “I don’t...

Feb 19, 2014 8:02 pm

Matt Hughes & Matt Serra Agree To Fight?

Back in 2009 Matt Hughes and Matt Serra engaged in a ‘Fight of the Night’ earning battle. The two former champions fought to a very close decision that swung the way of Hughes. Now both retired, the two took to twitter recently and after a back-and-forth appear to have agreed to fight. Will Dana and...

Feb 19, 2014 7:40 pm

PHOTO | Joe Rogan – Then & Now

Left Photo: UFC 12, Feb. 1997  |  Right Photo: UFC 169, Feb. 2014 UfC commentator, Joe Rogan started his career with the UFC back at UFC 12, in 1997. Fast forward 17 years and Joe has long stepped away from fighter interviews backstage and is now known as one of the best fight callers in...

Feb 19, 2014 7:11 pm

Ronda Rousey On The Time She Lost Her Olympic Medal At A Bar

So, an Olympic Medalist walks into a bar… “I lost my medal like seven times. I really did. After the Olympics I was like ‘I never get to drink,’ so I was like, ‘maybe I’ll get free drinks if I go out with my medal.’ There were so many times I woke up the next...

Feb 19, 2014 7:00 pm

Cormier Admits Lack Of Discipline To Blame For 2008 Olympic Withdrawal

In 2008 Daniel Cormier was one of the front-runners to walk away with Olympic gold. After struggling to make weight, the MMA Star was forced to back out of the competition for health reasons. This cloud of disappointment has followed him ever since. With his light-heavyweight debut taking place this weekend, D.C. touched on what...

Feb 19, 2014 6:40 pm

PHOTO | NFL’s Ray Lewis Training With Belfort & The Blackzilians

Yesterday, through his official Instagram, UFC middleweight title challenger Vitor Belfort, showed off the latest resident over at the Blackzilian’s camp in South Florida. In the photo, the retired Baltimore Raven, Ray Lewis, is seen with Belfort and the Blackzilian coaching staff. Check it:

Feb 19, 2014 6:32 pm

UFC 170’s Ronda Rousey: “I’m willing to die in there”

“On paper, she’s an amazing athlete, and athletically you could say we’re very close to equals, and that’s why people are so excited about this fight. But I think that I’m more of a fighter than she is. I can tell that this title is not as important to her as it is to me....

Feb 19, 2014 5:08 pm

Belfort Wants Weidman To Be Fair And Undergo Blood Testing Too

“I don’t believe (Weidman is on steroids), but people give too much importance to the treatment I religiously do with medical support. And to make it fair, my opponent should also be tested with blood exams throughout his camp.” In a recent interview with’s Guilherme Cruz, ‘The Phenom’ Vitor Belfort, touched on his upcoming...

Feb 19, 2014 4:52 pm

Ratings Report: Machida Proves He Can Draw On Fox Sports 1

Despite a fairly slow night of fights, which saw 10 different bouts go to a judge’s decision, UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Mousasi pulled in very strong ratings. According to MMA Payout, the event had an average viewership of 1.4 million viewers. This is the highest average for a UFC Fight Night Card since UFC...

Feb 19, 2014 4:45 pm

Lyoto Machida on TRT: “I would do.”

File this one under surprising. Apparently UFC middleweight Lyoto Machida has no qualms about testosterone replacement therapy and its use in his sport. Machida has been all over the media after his unanimous decision win over Gregard Mousasi at UFC Fight Night 36. He spoke to Brazilian website Lance!Net about his thoughts on the upcoming...

Feb 19, 2014 4:34 pm

Cummins on Cormier: “His weakness is mental”

  This Saturday at UFC 170 Daniel Cormier will make his light-heavyweight debut against Patrick Cummins. Cormier was scheduled to fight top light-heavyweight Rashad Evans, but due to a last-minute injury he will instead fight Cummins, former coffee shop barista turned UFC fighter. The choice of Cummins as the replacement was questioned by some, including...

Feb 19, 2014 11:57 am

VIDEO | Ronda Goes ‘Beastmode’ While Shadowboxing – MUST WATCH!!!

Alright so, after watching this video, I think it’s safe to say that UFC bantamweight champion, Ronda Rousey, has been working on her stand-up. While she’s known for her grappling prowess, ending 100% of her fights with an arm bar submission, many want to see the champ stand and bang. Ronda recently touted herself as...

Feb 19, 2014 11:49 am

Quarry Continues: Dana Tips Servers More Than He Pays Fighters

Until all fighters are worth millions (never going to happen) the topic of fighter pay will always be here. I mean, who’s really happy with what they make for a living? More is always better. UFC veteran, Nate Quarry, took to the Underground forum earlier this week to debate the topic and give his side...

Feb 19, 2014 11:34 am

Herrig Clarifies Anti-Uniform Stance: ‘I just like my swag’

Even before her UFC debut, top female talent, Felice Herrig is already making headlines. The Invicta FC import recently went on the defensive when discussing the UFC’s new proposed uniform policy. For Herrig, her knack for fashion and individuality is threatened by such a move but she once again took to Instagram with some clarity...