Archive: MMA NEWS

Nov 6, 2013 5:53 pm

‘UFC Fight Night 31’ Results: Romero Knocks Markes Out In The 3rd Round

Yoel Romero showed great versatility and knockout power in his performance tonight. To quote Joe Rogan, “That man’s something.” Romero has about as odd of a striking game as you’ll see while watching the UFC. In the first round, he threw oblique kicks and body shots to soften up his opponent. Almost nobody expected Markes...

Nov 6, 2013 5:09 pm

‘UFC Fight Night 31’ Results: Khabilov Defeats Masvidal By Way Of Decision

Khabilov opened up the first round with a thunderous overhand right that let Masvidal know he was not to be underestimated. Jorge Masvidal let it be known that although he got cracked with a decent shot, it did not phase him and he continued to press forward. The two exchanged some decent shots throughout the...

Nov 6, 2013 10:04 am

‘UFC Fight Night 31’ Main Card Play-By-Play And Live Results

Today the UFC is giving back to the United States Armed service men and women with ‘UFC Fight Night 31: Fight for the Troops 3 – Kennedy vs. Natal.’ Straight from Fort Campbell in Kentucky, Middleweight fighter and U.S. Military combat veteran Tim Kennedy will face off with Brazilian import Rafael Natal in the main...


Nov 6, 2013 9:42 am

‘UFC Fight Night 31’ Live Preliminary Card Results

Today’s Fight For The Troops 3 event goes down from Kentucky’s Fort Campbell starting at 12:15 p.m. PT, 3:15 p.m. ET. For preliminary card action, you can tune in right here for our live up-to-the-minute results: (note: Looking for main card results? Click here for our live play-by-play and results thread) Preliminary Card: (FOX Sports...

Nov 6, 2013 9:17 am

Watch Tonight’s UFC Post-Fight Press Conference Live (10:15pm)

UFC action returns tonight from Kentucky’s Fort Campbell, for ‘UFC Fight Night 31: Fight for the troops 3 – Kennedy vs. Natal.’ Immediately following tonight’s live event, you can come back here to this very thread to catch BJPENN.COM’s live broadcast of the media-only post-fight press conference.

Nov 6, 2013 9:16 am

EXCLUSIVE | Woodley: Koscheck has done what he’s going to do in this sport

The UFC’s “20 Days to UFC 167” promotional tour that is recognizing its 20th anniversary and upcoming card landed in St. Louis on Tuesday. The organization spent the bulk of its time following up-and-coming welterweight Tyron Woodley around the Gateway City. Woodley made promotional stops at Rams’ Park to meet with several members of the...

Nov 6, 2013 9:16 am

Watch 4 UFC Prelim Fights Live & Free Right Here on BJPENN.COM

Live and Free on BJPENN.COM starting at 12:15 p.m. PT will be the first four bouts from today’s UFC Fight Night 31: Fight for the Troops 3 – Kennedy vs. Natal’ event. Come back here and tune in at 12:15 p.m. PT / 3:15 p.m. ET and hit play in the video player above to...

Nov 6, 2013 8:43 am

UFC Fight Night Singapore: Ellenberger vs. Saffiedine Official with Several Bouts

    The Ultimate Fighting Championship will open up the new year in Singapore, as it announces its UFC Fight Night Singapore: Ellenberger vs. Saffiedine on January 4, 2014.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA   The UFC will debut in Singapore in 2014 with UFC Fight Night Singapore: Ellenberger vs. Saffiedine on January 4. The...

Nov 6, 2013 8:39 am

Keith Kizer Explains Why Throwing In The Towel Is a Foul for NSAC

“It’s still something that we want to have as a foul,” Nevada State Athletic Commission Athletic Director, Keith Kizer, explained about throwing in the towel, “because it could be a situation where somebody does it in such a way that distracts the fighters, a fighter could get hurt.  One fighter sees the towel go in,...

Nov 6, 2013 8:32 am

Bellator Reaches All-Time Best 1.1 Million Viewers for Bellator 106

In what started as its inaugural Pay-Per-View event, Bellator 106 seemed doomed when the card’s main event dispersed and the promotion was forced to make a number of last-minute changes to the card including several fight changes and switching to regular live broadcast.  Despite it all, the card headlined by Michael Chandler vs. Eddie Alvarez...

Nov 6, 2013 8:13 am

Win A Free Trip To Hawaii – The BJPENN.COM Shadow Boxing Contest Is Back

The BJPENN.COM Shadow Boxing contest is back! That’s right Penn Nation, the second coming of our popular shadow boxing contest has returned to grant one lucky enthusiast an opportunity to fly to Hilo, Hawaii, to enjoy the island and train at the world-renowned Penn Training and Fitness Center with Team Penn. All that is required...

Nov 6, 2013 8:07 am

Beltran Keeping Family At Home For Expected ‘Ugly’ Fight Against Rampage

Quinton “Rampage” Jackson and Joey Beltran love to let leather fly. When the two former UFC vets enter the cage on Nov. 15 for Bellator 108 in Atlantic City things could get a little messy in a lot of ways. Beltran and Jackson will meet at a catchweight fight of 210 pounds and “The Mexicutioner”...

Nov 6, 2013 8:01 am

Dana White & Bjorn Rebney Trade Barbs On Twitter, Explain Recent Comments

The Bellator promotion has ushered itself in as America’s second leading Mixed Martial Arts promotion. In what many consider a distant second place behind the UFC, Bellator has secured a slot on Spike TV, acquired some of the UFC’s most recognizable faces and has made a valiant push towards becoming a competitor in the space...

Nov 6, 2013 7:32 am

Cruz vs. Barao Trumps Aldo vs. Lamas for Main Event Slot at UFC 169

  The title unification bout between interim UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao and champion Dominick Cruz has taken top billing at UFC 169. Previously thought to be the main event, a fight between UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo and Ricardo Lamas will now be in the co-main event spot. Cruz has been sidelined with a...

Nov 6, 2013 7:19 am

UFC Boss Says Mayhem Miller Deserved What Uriah Hall Dished Out

We know that Dana White’s initial reaction to the Hall vs. Mayhem Scuffle wasn’t all that bad for Uriah Hall, who is still under contract with the UFC. For the UFC boss, his dislike for Mayhem Miller and the circumstances surrounding the incident were both reason to look the other way and not invoke any...

Nov 6, 2013 7:09 am

Dana White: ‘We’re just not mainstream’

“It takes a long time. We’ve only been here for 13 years [as owners] and we really didn’t even start kicking until 2005, 2006.” White told a story about sitting with his kids in seats on the 50-yard line at Gillette Stadium over the weekend to watch his New England Patriots play the Pittsburgh Steelers....

Nov 5, 2013 3:47 pm

UFC Fight For The Troops 3 Weigh In Results

All 26 fighters competing in tomorrow’s UFC Fight for the Troops 3 successfully made weight today at the Sabre Air Field as Fort Campbell in Kentucky. The main event fighters, Tim Kennedy and Rafael Natal, weighed in at 186 pounds and 185.5 pounds, respectively. Natal took the fight on late notice after Lyoto Machida was...

Nov 5, 2013 11:39 am

Bellator Shifts Schedule, Middleweight and Heavyweight Title Fights Swap Dates

After a grueling Middleweight Title defense on September 7th, Alexander Shlemenko will now face Doug Marshall on November 22nd from Sands Casino in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. In its place, the Heavyweight Title fight between Vitaly Minakov and Alexander Volkov will now be featured on the November 15th fight card from Revel in Atlantic City. Rampage Jackson...

Nov 5, 2013 11:14 am

Rick Glenn and Georgi Karakhanyan fight at World Series of Fighting 7 for inaugural featherweight title

World Series of Fighting will soon crown the second champion in company history as Rick “The Gladiator” Glenn (14-2-1, *pictured) meets Georgi “Insane” Karakhanyan (22-3-1) for the promotion’s inaugural featherweight title. The two meet at “World Series of Fighting 7: Johnson vs. Kyle,” which takes place Dec. 7 at PNE Agrodome in Vancouver, British Columbia,...

Nov 5, 2013 9:02 am

VIDEO | Chuck Liddell Tests Soldiers Body Armor

Former UFC light-heavyweight champion, Chuck ‘The Iceman’ Liddell is giving back to the troops this week as part of the UFC Fight for the Troops experience. While on base, Chuck gave a soldier what he asked for, and that was a kick to the body to test his armor. Here it is: A soldier asked...

Nov 5, 2013 8:40 am

Michael Bisping wants MMA judges to be held accountable

  How many times do you think Dana White has said the words, “Don’t leave it in the hands of the judges.” The answer is, a lot. During the Ultimate Fighter, during press conferences, in interviews, so on and so on. The phrase has now become essentially an MMA mantra. The sport has seen its...

Nov 5, 2013 8:30 am

QUICK TWITT | The Ever Expanding List Of Team Penn Coaches For TUF 19

For the upcoming season of The Ultimate Fighter, coach BJ Penn has continued to wow fans with the ever-growing list of coaching talent he is bringing in. Latest on the list of all-star mentors and coaches is BJJ world champion Marcus Almeida. Almeida is the 2012/2013 blackbelt absolut and ultra-heavyweight world champion and now, assistant...