Archive: MMA NEWS

Feb 15, 2014 7:06 pm

Fight Night 36 Results: Damm Defeats Jorge in Sixth Straight Decision

Lucky for the UFC, they haven’t charged anyone for UFC Fight Pass yet so fans cannot complain about wasting their money on a sixth straight decision. The fight had a slow pace and was even until Damm and Jorge exchanged eye pokes in the second round. The traded eye pokes seemed to had upset both...

Feb 15, 2014 5:58 pm

Fight Night 36 Results: Arantes Picks Up Unanimous Decision Win Over Blanco

Felipe Arantes and Maximo Blanco put on a heart-felt display in the third bout of the night. Both Arantes and Blanco showed no restraint in throwing dangerous strikes. Arantes allowed Maximo to control the octagon, but he was aggressive in his counters. He ate strikes to dish them out, and it paid off at the...


Feb 15, 2014 5:27 pm

Fight Night 36 Results: Alcantara Outperforms Tumenov Throughout Decision Win

The first round between Alcantara and Tumenov was extremely close. It looked like Tumenov was running away with the fight after he was pounding his fists into the face of Alcantara, but Alcantara displayed amazing jiu-jitsu defense and got back to his feet where he started to take control of the fight. He secured a...

Feb 15, 2014 5:01 pm

Fight Night 36 Results: Tukhugov Earns Unanimous Decision Win Over Andrade

Silva de Andrade and Zubair Tuhugov had the honors of kicking off this evening’s action in the octagon. After an even first round, Tuhugov started to take control of the action. He secured a takedown at the end of the first round that likely won it for him. From there, Andrade seemed to be cautious...

Feb 15, 2014 9:32 am

‘UFC Fight Night 36: Machida vs. Mousasi’ Main Card Play-By-Play & Live Results

Tonight from the Arena Jaragua in Jaragua do Sul, Santa Catarina, Brazil, the Ultimate Fighting Championship brings us, ‘UFC Fight Night 36: Machida vs. Mousasi’. As always, BJPENN.COM will be providing live coverage of tonight’s event with this blow-by-blow and round-by-round play-by-play thread. Catch all the action with us right here when the main card...

Feb 15, 2014 9:23 am

UFC Fight Night 36 Live Preliminary Card Results

If you don’t have access to UFC Fight Pass, or are just behind on tonight’s preliminary card event, you’re in the right place. BJPENN.COM will be providing live results from Brazil’s UFC Fight Night 36 event going down from the Arena Jaragua in Jaragua do Sul, Santa Catarina, Brazil. If you’re looking for main card...

Feb 15, 2014 9:14 am

Mousasi: “At middleweight, I don’t see anyone that I cannot beat”

“He’s a smart fighter. He lures you in, and even though he doesn’t do a whole lot, what he does, he does well. I just have to be calm and not get irritated. The stand-up I’m not worried about. I will do just fine there, and on the ground also. I just have to fight...

Feb 15, 2014 9:07 am

Guida vs. Kawajiri Booked for UFC Fight Night 39 In Abu Dhabi

A featherweight bout between Clay Guida and Tatsuya Kawajiri has been added to the UFC’s upcoming return to Abu Dhabi. Some outlets are reporting that this bout is to take place at lightweight, however BJPENN.COM confirmed that both fighters will stay inside the UFC’s 145-pound division and face off as featherweight’s. Fight Night 39 is...

Feb 14, 2014 6:21 pm

White: Pettis Knee Recovering Well, But July Aldo Bout Not Likely

If the long discussed super-fight between Jose Aldo and Anthony Pettis does end up taking place, it won’t be as soon as anticipated. As reported by MMAWeekly.com, Pettis will not be ready to fight Jose Aldo in July, which was when Pettis wanted the bout to take place, since he is still on the mend...

Feb 14, 2014 5:27 pm

QUICK TWITT | Ben Askren Fires Off At Dana Over Signing Cummins For Cormier Co-Main

When former Bellator welterweight champion, Ben Askren, became a free agent, the UFC didn’t even make him an offer to test his skills against the world’s best. Forced to go to Asia’s OneFC, Askren is now taking issue with the recent signing of Pat Cummins. Cummins is a 4-0 light-heavyweight wrestling prospect and will serve...

Feb 14, 2014 5:12 pm

Dana Tells Reporters To Give Him Names Of Cheating Fighters

Yesterday’s media event wasn’t all about Chris Cyborg and Alistair Overeem. The topic of Performance Enhancing Drugs, drummed up an emotional response from UFC President Dana White. Kevin Iole of Yahoo!Sports gave a recount of the discussion: Give me a name, he demanded, and I’ll test them today, or don’t ever say it to me...

Feb 14, 2014 4:07 pm

Bellator & Gilbert Melendez Agree On Multi-Year Deal

At 22-3, Gilbert Melendez sits atop the UFC’s lightweight division. With victories over Josh Thomson, Diego Sanchez, Shinya Aoki and Jorge Masvidal, “El Nino” is ready for a new crop of challengers as the Santa Ana native has agreed to a multi-fight, multi-year deal structure with Bellator that can pit Melendez against some of MMA’s...

Feb 14, 2014 10:39 am

UFC Fight Night 36 Weigh-In Results: One Fighter Misses The Mark

Today from the Arena Jaragua in Jaragua do Sul, Santa Catarina, Brazil, the UFC Fight Night 36 fighters hit the scales to make their bouts official. If you missed BJPENN.COM’s live broadcast of the event here are the results: MAIN CARD: (FOX Sports 1, 7:30 p.m. PT) Lyoto Machida (185) vs. Gegard Mousasi (186) Francis...

Feb 14, 2014 10:23 am

Dana White: Ronda Rousey Is The Biggest Star The UFC Has Ever Had

Olympic Medalist, UFC Champion, Hollywood Movie Star. UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, is no doubt a hot commodity in the world of sporting and entertainment. So hot in fact that the UFC Boss believes she is the biggest star in his companies short history. At a recent media luncheon Dana stated, “She’s the hugest superstar....

Feb 14, 2014 9:19 am

Watch Today’s UFC Fight Night 36 Weigh-Ins Live on BJPENN.COM (10 a.m. PT)

In anticipation of tomorrow night’s UFC Fight Night 36 event, going down at Arena Jaragua in Jaragua do Sul, Santa Catarina, Brazil, BJPENN.COM and the UFC bring you this free and live stream of today’s weigh-ins event. Tune in using the player below at 10:00 a.m. PT / 1:00 p.m. ET to catch all the...

Feb 14, 2014 8:55 am

Team Machida Prefers Weidman Title Fight Over Belfort

In a recent interview at Kings MMA, Team Machida discussed the state of the UFC’s middleweight division and what they would like to see in the future for Lyoto. The guys think a Weidman vs. Machida title fight will sell better than a Machida vs. Belfort fight.

Feb 14, 2014 8:29 am

Daniel Cormier: If Jon Jones Moves Up To Heavyweight, He Gets Beat Up By Cain Velasquez

  UFC fans, fighters and pundits alike have long discussed the ever-elusive “Super Fight”. Whether it was GSP vs. Anderson, Fedor vs. Randy, Wanderlei vs. Liddell or any of the other fantasy match ups, people love to debate about who the assumed winners and losers would be of these pound-for-pound battles.   Most recently, a lot of attention...

Feb 13, 2014 8:26 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Cyborg Responds To Dana’s Recent Criticism: ‘I hope the best for Dana’

We recently reported that UFC President Dana White took some cheap shots at Invicta FC champ, Cris Cyborg, today. The brash UFC boss told a room full of reporters at today’s media luncheon that he believes the Brazilian female fighter is on Performance Enhancing Drugs (PED’s). ‘Cyborg isn’t clean. She’s not’, said Dana White. ‘Cyborg...