Archive: MMA NEWS

Mar 3, 2014 9:52 am

Bellator’s Rampage vs. King Mo Scuffle Staged?

After Rampage Jackson celebrated his second victory in the Bellator cage at Bellator 110, he and “King Mo” got into a scuffle that was certainly heated, if not over the top. However, when Sherdog.com reporter Jack Encarnacao  asked Mohegan Regulatory Head Mike Mazzulli if any potential commission punishments or sanctions placed on the fighters as a...

Mar 2, 2014 9:46 pm

Bellator Boss On Losing Melendez To The UFC

“Being part of the Viacom family and having Spike as a legitimate partner, we can offer things to fighters like we’ve done with (Rampage) in terms of the theatrical stuff and the reality programming he’s done. We offered some of those things to Gil. There was no way they could match the deal without giving...

Mar 2, 2014 9:36 pm

PHOTO | New UFC Fighter Felice Herrig Gets Taped Up For Pics

Just a few days ago we asked if seeing scantily clad UFC fighters was going to become a normal occurrence with the induction of more female fighters. The answer is, ‘yes!’. Newly signed UFC strawweight, Felice Herrig, recently took to her instagram with a behind the scenes look at a recent photo-shoot. Here’s her post:


Mar 2, 2014 9:27 pm

Fertitta Explains/Defends Reason Pulling Vitor Off UFC 173 Card

“At the end of the day, we have a fight to promote on May 24. Chris is going to defend his title, and you know how this business works: You’ve got to get commercials in two to three months early. We’ve got to get key art done. We’ve got a fight to promote and Vitor,...

Mar 2, 2014 8:52 pm

Anderson Injury Update: Silva Putting Leg To Good Use While Grappling (Video)

Former UFC middleweight champion, Anderson Silva, is making the road to recovery look easy. We’ve been documenting the former champ’s recovery since the begging (See that here), and what we have here is just the latest in Anderson’s miraculous recovery from that nasty leg break at UFC 168. Here’s a video of Silva grappling and...

Mar 2, 2014 8:43 pm

Dong Hyun Kim Wants Title Shot Following Saturday’s KO Over Hathaway

“I’ve continued to stack up the wins, but I wasn’t given the title shot. In order to get the title shot, I knew I would have to change the way that I fight. I got much more aggressive, and hopefully I’ll get noticed and will get a shot at the title.” “It doesn’t matter who...

Mar 2, 2014 8:36 pm

Belfort Needs 90 Days To Transition Off TRT

Last week the Nevada State Athletic Commission banned the use of Testosterone Replacement Therapy in their jurisdiction and shortly after Brazil and the UFC followed suit. The next day Vitor Belfort was removed from his title fight against Chris Weidman and he was replaced by Lyoto Machida. According to Vitor, the UFC promised him the...

Mar 1, 2014 9:55 am

Bellator Boss Happy With TRT Ban

“I’ve had the same opinion on [TRT], and the same stance on it since the first time I asked the question. I just never felt that the controls were tight enough to be able to allow it to occur. When guys use it it’s an unfair advantage. If you’re going to equalize the playing field,...

Mar 1, 2014 9:50 am

Rampage: ‘I signed with Bellator to beat the sh** out of King Mo’

“I knew I was never going to fight [Lawal] in any of the other organizations I was with, because I knew he wasn’t going to come. I think I can be 100-percent honest with you when I say that half the reason I signed with Bellator was because I was signing with Viacom — not...

Mar 1, 2014 9:21 am

.gif | Kim’s Spinning Elbow K.O. Over Hathaway (Replay)

If you missed this morning’s UFC Fight Night card in China, than you missed this fantastic finish in the main event. Dong Hyun Kim took out John Hathaway with a beautifully timed spinning elbow in the third-round of their fight. Here it is:

Mar 1, 2014 9:12 am

UFC Officials Announce Return Trip To China And September Card in Japan

Following this morning’s UFC Fight Night in Macau, China, UFC Executive Mark Fischer announced the promotions plans to return to the region. According to Fischer the UFC will return to The Venetian Macao’s Cotai Arena on August 23 for another ‘Fight Night’ card and they head to Japan’s Saitama Arena on September 20. Broadcast details...

Mar 1, 2014 8:52 am

Kim, Mitrione Among Four ‘Performance of the Night’ Bonus Winners

This morning’s TUF China Finale card delivered non-stop action from the start to finish and in typical UFC fashion, four-men got handily rewarded for their efforts. Dong Hyun Kim and Matt Mitrione both received ‘Performance of the Night’ honors for their knockout victories and Nam and Tokudome walked away with the ‘Fight of the Night’...

Mar 1, 2014 5:57 am

TUF China Finale Results: Mitrione Drops Jordan, Picks up KO Win in Round 1

Matt Mitrione and Shawn Jordan may collectively possess the most relaxing walk out music in the world. Once the fight started, though, these guys were anything but relaxed. Their offense was intelligent, but it was more of an organized chaos as they were looking for heavy shots to land from the get-go. Shawn Jordan attempted...

Mar 1, 2014 5:37 am

TUF China Finale Results: Hioki Outlasts Menjivar and Earns Decision Win

Hatsu Hioki and Ivan Menjivar had the honors of kicking off today’s UFC Fight Pass event’s main card with an exciting bout that went to decision. Ivan Menjivar did a good job at finding a comfortable striking distance early on in the second round, but Hatsu Hioki’s grappling skills overpowered any offense Menjivar was building...

Mar 1, 2014 5:12 am

‘TUF China Finale’ Main Card Play-By-Play & Results

‘The Ultimate Fighter China: Kim vs. Hathaway’ event went underway this fine morning in Macao, China. In the main event, Dong hyun Kim fought John Hathaway in a welterweight contest. Today’s event took place exclusively on UFC Fight Pass. If you’re an early riser like us, or just need to catch up on today’s card,...

Mar 1, 2014 5:01 am

‘TUF China Finale’ Preliminary Card ‘Quick Results’

‘The Ultimate Fighter China: Kim vs. Hathaway’ event is underway this fine morning in Macao, China. In the main event, Dong hyun Kim will face of with John Hathaway in a welterweight contest. Today’s event takes place exclusively on UFC Fight Pass. If you missed the preliminary portion of the card, here are the results...

Mar 1, 2014 12:01 am

Alvarez vs. Chandler III Headlines Bellator’s First Pay-Per-View Saturday, May 17th

MMA’s latest trilogy will occur on Saturday, May 17th as Bellator Lightweight Champion Eddie Alvarez will defend his title against Michael Chandler in one of the most highly anticipated fight of 2014, live on Pay-Per-View. Location and ticket information will be made available shortly. The main event is the third installment in this epic MMA...

Feb 28, 2014 7:46 pm

BELLATOR 110 Results: King Mo Earns Unimpressive Decision Win Over Zayats

King Mo Lawal showed improvements since his last outings in the Bellator cage. He kept his hands high in anticipation of Zayats’ shots and was more aggressive in controlling where the fight would go. King Mo did a good job in landing shots early on in the fight, but Zayats started to find his range...

Feb 28, 2014 7:04 pm

BELLATOR 110 Results: Bessette Picks Up Split Decision Win over Nunes

Matt Bessette will be joining Desmond Green in the semi-finals of the featherweight tournament. The fight opened with a lot of blocked shots from Nunes and Bessette and it was clear they did their homework on each other. Bessette seemed more methodical in his approach of attack while Nunes countered wildly and continuously pressed forward,...

Feb 28, 2014 6:27 pm

BELLATOR 110 Results: Green Defeats Richman, Advances to Featherweight Semi-Finals

Mike Richman and Desmond Green kicked off the tenth season of Bellator tonight with their first-round featherweight tournament bout. Mike Richman was the first to find a comfortable striking distance as he started to pick apart Desmond Green at the end of the first with decent combinations. Green also absorbed some hard leg kicks in...

Feb 28, 2014 2:55 pm

‘Bellator 110: Rampage vs. M’Pumbu’ Results

Tonight from The Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, CT, Rampage Jackson returned to action in the Bellator 110 main event. The action kicked off at 3:30 PM PT for the prelims and 6 PM PT for the night’s main card. BJPENN.COM provided live results of the bouts as they went down. Enjoy the fights! RESULTS: MAIN...