Archive: MMA NEWS

Feb 22, 2014 4:44 pm

UFC 170 Results: Koch Defeats Oliveira by way of TKO in Round 1

Erik Koch and Rafaello Oliveira were both looking to bounce back from tough losses with a win inside the octagon on the UFC 170 Fight Pass Prelims. Erik Koch did a fantastic job defending Oliveira’s kicks and found his distance quickly. Koch dropped Oliveira with a left hand after he set it up with a...

Feb 22, 2014 4:27 pm

UFC 170 Results: Cedeno Fades in Round 3, Chavez Picks Up Decision Win

Ernest Chavez and Yosdenis Cedeno had the honors of kicking off the UFC Fight Pass Preliminary bouts tonight. This was the octagon debut for both Chavez and Cedeno. Yosdenis Cedeno spent the majority of the first round landing strikes at will due to unique, fast foot movement. Chavez was never able to find a comfortable...

Feb 22, 2014 12:58 pm

‘UFC 170: Rousey vs. McMann’ Main Card Play-By-Play & Live Results

In typical fight-night-fashion, BJPENN.COM will be providing live round-by-round and blow-by-blow action from all the fights on tonight’s UFC 170 fight card. UFC 170 goes down tonight from The Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. The first main card fight kicks off on pay-per-view starting at 7:00 p.m. PT and our main card...

Feb 22, 2014 12:50 pm

‘UFC 170: Rousey vs. McMann’ Preliminary Card Play-By-Play & Live Results

In typical fight-night-fashion, BJPENN.COM will be providing live round-by-round and blow-by-blow action from all the fights on tonight’s UFC 170 fight card. UFC 170 goes down tonight from The Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. The first fight kicks off on UFC Fight Pass starting at 4:00 p.m. PT and our preliminary card...


Feb 22, 2014 10:21 am

‘WSOF Canada’ Fight Card Results

Did you guys know that the WSOF returned to action last night? Well we did, we just couldn’t cover the Canadian card because NBC opted not to air the event in favor of The SOCHI Olympics. At any rate, here are the results: Ryan Ford def. Joel Powell via knockout – Rnd 1 *Ford wins...

Feb 21, 2014 9:20 pm

UFC Adds Two Match-ups to Cincinnati Card

Two important flyweight bouts have been added to the recently announced UFC event in Cincinnati. Chris Cariaso will be facing off with Louis Smolka,and Darrell Montague will be fighting Kyoki Horiguchi. The UFC recently announced the match-ups. The card, which takes place on May 10th in Cincinnati, Ohio, does not yet have a main event,...

Feb 21, 2014 7:22 pm

Dan Hardy joins UFC Fight Pass as Color Commentator

Dan “The Outlaw” Hardy – the popular and charismatic former UFC welterweight title contender – will serve as the color commentator for six UFC Fight Night events to be screened exclusively on UFC FIGHT PASS, the Ultimate Fighting Championship® organization announced on Friday. Known for his punching power, punk rock Mohawk hairstyle and quick wit,...

Feb 21, 2014 6:00 pm

Manager: Raphael Assuncao ‘will probably’ fight Barao next

  Unbeaten since dropping to 135 pounds, Raphael Assuncao faces Pedro Munhoz on Saturday night at UFC 170 in Las Vegas. A sixth straight win could land a title shot against bantamweight champ Renan Barao, if Barao’s manager has anything to say about it. “Raphael Assuncao will probably be the next challenger,” Barao’s manager Andre...

Feb 21, 2014 4:29 pm

‘UFC 170: Rousey vs. McMann’ Weigh-In Results

Today’s UFC 170 weigh-ins have concluded and all of tomorrow night’s competitors made their contracted weight limit. UFC 170 goes down from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. The full UFC 170 weigh-in results are as follows: MAIN CARD: (Pay-per-view, 7 p.m. PT) Ronda Rousey (135) vs. Sara McMann (135) – for...

Feb 21, 2014 3:03 pm

New MMA Reality Series ‘Combate Americas’ Debuts This Weekend On Mun2

Even after acknowledging its fading fanbase, boxing will go down as one of the most popular sports of all time. It is a grueling contest that welcomes people of all shapes and sizes, but it is debatable a certain group of people have revolutionized the sport more than any other. Latinos have been putting on...

Feb 21, 2014 3:00 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Adriano Moraes discusses his upcoming fight at “ONE FC: War of Nations”

Adriano “Mikinho” Moraes (9-1 MMA) will make his long-awaited return to the ONE FC cage this March when he faces Yasuhiro Urushitani (21-6-6 MMA) in a key flyweight battle. BJPENN.com’s Chris Taylor recently caught up with Adriano Moraes to discuss his upcoming “ONE FC: War of Nations” bout:   Chris: First off, how excited are you...

Feb 21, 2014 1:03 pm

Ronda “Really Looking Forward” To Having Another Female UFC Champ

“I would describe it as juggling on a unicycle. That’s my favorite analogy. It’s been really fun. It’s definitely a whirlwind and challenging at times. I think women’s MMA has made so much more progress than I even could have hoped for that even within that one year we’ve already added a second division. I’m...

Feb 21, 2014 12:52 pm

UFC 170: Rogan Say’s He’s Seen Pat Cummins Dominate UFC Headliners In The Gym

We don’t really know much about UFC 170 co-headliner, Patrick Cummins. The Team Reign fighter comes into his UFC debut against Daniel Cormier as a last-minute replacement on just nine-days notice. UFC commentator Joe Rogan, recently told film crews that this man is the man though and he’s seen him taking out top competition in...

Feb 21, 2014 12:48 pm

Anderson Injury Update: ”The Spider’ Walks Freely’ (Video)

In our continued effort to update you guys with the status of Anderson Silva’s recovery, we bring you the latest from the former UFC middleweight champ. (You can follow his full recovery time-line HERE.) In a recent posting on his Instagram we got this:

Feb 21, 2014 12:32 pm

Behold The Gif-A-Thon | Nate Diaz Highlights

If you follow MMA in any capacity, you are undoubtedly familiar with the Diaz Brothers. Nick and Nate both are famous for not only the havoc they wreak in the cage but also the antics they display towards their competitors. With so many highlights to choose from, we decided to start the Diaz Brother Gif-A-Thon...

Feb 21, 2014 12:15 pm

Watch Today’s UFC 170 Weigh-Ins Live on BJPENN.COM (4 PM PT)

Today BJPENN.COM and the UFC will be bringing fight fans a live and free stream of today’s UFC 170 weigh-ins event. Today’s ceremonies take place from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. ‘UFC 170: Rousey vs. McMann’ goes live tomorrow night on pay-per-view. Catch our live broadcast using the player below starting...

Feb 21, 2014 11:28 am

Nate Quarry offers Six Suggestions to the UFC

Nate Quarry is back, and this time he has suggestions for the UFC. Quarry recently when on the internet to spill the beans on the good and the bad that happens when your a UFC fighter. Now he has posted again, this time providing six suggestions that would improve how the UFC treats its fighters....

Feb 21, 2014 10:37 am

MacDonald: Maia A Stepping Stone To Title

The always-calculated Rory MacDonald knows he can get back on track Saturday at UFC 170. MacDonald was knocking on the door for a title shot in the welterweight division before Robbie Lawler derailed things with a split decision win over the Canadian in November at UFC 167. MacDonald faces Demian Maia this weekend and, as...

Feb 21, 2014 10:16 am

VIDEO | Australian Company Planning MMA Fights With Weapons

So yesterday we learned that the Russian’s are bringing obstacle course, 2-on-2 MMA Action to AXS TV. Now, in the latest atrocity to our sport, an Australian company is looking to bring weapons into the fold. “UWM’s vision is to create a large-scale sport and entertainment experience where martial artists can compete against each other...

Feb 21, 2014 10:10 am

VIDEO | Gina Carano’s ‘In The Blood’ Official Trailer

Gina Carano stars as Ava, a trained fighter with a dark past. When her new husband (Cam Gigandet) vanishes during their Caribbean honeymoon, Ava uncovers a violent underworld of conspiracy in the middle of an island paradise. Armed with a deadly set of skills, Ava sets out to discover the truth — and to take...