Archive: MMA NEWS

Jun 17, 2013 11:17 am

Win Over Hendo Puts Shift To Middleweight On Hold For Evans

“The thing is, 205 is my home. If an opportunity comes at me at 185 and it’s a good opportunity … but for the most part, I feel good at 205 and it’s hard for me to leave the 205 weight class. I’d love to get a shot at Jon Jones again. I’d love to...

Jun 17, 2013 11:11 am

NSAC Director Defends Mazzagatti Stoppage In Fitch vs. Burkman

Last Friday UFC President Dana White went on a rant about the refereeing capabilities of Steve Mazzagatti. Mazzagatti was brought under fire after his missed stoppage in the Fitch vs. Burkman fight and White blasted him on social media calling for his termination. Now Keith Kizer, the director of the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC)...

Jun 15, 2013 12:28 pm

UFC 161: Evans vs. Henderson Main Card Play-By-Play And Live Results

The Ultimate Fighting Championship is making its debut inside Winnepeg territory tonight with UFC 161: Evans vs. Henderson live from the MTS Centre. The main card is scheduled for a pay-per-view only broadcast and will be headlined by a light-heavyweight fight between Dan Henderson and Rashad Evans. If you can’t make the broadcasts for these...

Jun 15, 2013 12:12 pm

Watch Tonights UFC 161 Post-Fight Press Conference Live on BJPENN.COM

UFC 161: Evans vs. Henderson goes down tonight at the UFC’s debut inside Winnipeg, Canada territory at the MTS Centre. In usual fashion, BJPENN.COM will be providing a live feed of the evenings post-fight press conference immediately following the main event’s conclusion. To catch all the action use the player below and tune in.

Jun 15, 2013 11:56 am

VIDEO | Dan Henderson: I plan on stopping Rashad

Dan Henderson talked with UFC Tonight’s Ariel Helwani after the weigh in for UFC 161 and he has one thing on his mind. Finishing Rashad Evans in dramatic fashion. Will Hendo get the job done? Ariel Helwani: Dan, some people have suggest that Rashad Evans has lost a step, do you agree? Dan Henderson:No, I’m...

Jun 15, 2013 11:51 am

VIDEO | UFC 161: Dana White Pre-Fight Interview

UFC President Dana White goes over tonight’s UFC 161 event and discusses other relevant topics within the MMA World. With fighters such as Jon Fitch and Rampage Jackson speaking out against the organization the UFC boss used his time with Ariel Helwani to address those issues and say his peace.

Jun 15, 2013 11:29 am

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | WSOF3 Josh Burkman Talks Jon Fitch Leaving Cage After Rematch

At the third World Series of Fighting event on June 14, welterweight fighter Josh Burkman choked out Jon Fitch in their highly anticipated rematch fight. After regaining consciousness, Fitch left the cage in what appeared to be a moment of passion, but he returned to hear the official decision be read and to answer some...

Jun 14, 2013 6:17 am

Josh Thomson Statements Do Not Warrant Action, Says UFC Boss

“He didn’t say anything negative. He didn’t say anything bad. He didn’t say anything against gay marriage or gay people. He just posed the question. Is it stupid? What he put down was probably the dumbest thing I’ve heard. He should probably get a hobby like finger painting, or something, and leave talking to smart...

Jun 14, 2013 6:09 am

Jones: Gustafsson Not My Toughest Fight

“Ultimately, it was Dana’s decision to match me up with Gustafsson and not Machida, but I did mention to Dana that I had already defeated Lyoto, and the UFC 140 pay-per-view numbers were pretty terrible. If you have a perfectly healthy, young contender who is on a rampage, why not keep new opponents, new excitement...

Jun 13, 2013 10:44 am

PRESS RELEASE: JOSH THOMSON RESPONDS TO CONTROVERSIAL HEADLINES

For Immediate Release: June 13, 2013 – Yesterday top UFC lightweight contender Josh Thomson used social media to poll fans with what turned out to be a controversial and thought provoking topic. The subject of gay rights, including gay marriage, is sensitive for many people and Mr. Thomson fully supports equality for all human beings....

Jun 13, 2013 8:56 am

Faber: Old Man Cruz Could Learn How To Finish Fights From Yuri

“I’ve got mixed feelings. It’s huge to be on the new channel for the first fight, but the opponent is someone nobody really knows about. I don’t choose my fights. If someone asks me to fight in the Octagon, I have a hard time turning down fights. “Who am I to say he doesn’t deserve...

Jun 13, 2013 8:51 am

Jose Aldo Plans On Making Pettis Regret Drop To Featherweight

“I will prove that he should have stayed at lightweight and not drop down. After the fight, he will regret having fallen down to featherweight. I’m adapted, I always fought here. We have to respect, but here is our world and we will show who we are.” In a recent interview with, Brazilian Media outlet...

Jun 12, 2013 6:21 am

Quick Twitt | Overeem Eyes Worlds Largest Horse As Amazing Meal

Alistair Overeem has been known to eat some horse meat from time to time, we all know this. He credits his overly large physique to this special diet even in the wake of his failed testosterone test. It appears as if the Reem has a sense of humor on the subject too, check out the...

Jun 12, 2013 6:17 am

Dana White Eyes October For GSP vs. Hendricks

The return of GSP has been on the mind of fans for many months now. With his next opponent already hand selected in Johny Hendricks all we have been waiting for is a date for the fight to go down. According to UFC President Dana White that date looks to be in the works for...

Jun 12, 2013 6:11 am

Shields Responds To Woodley: ‘He doesn’t hit harder than Hendo’

“I definitely think I could withstand his (Woodley’s) punches. I mean, anything is possible, there could be a flash knockout with those little gloves, so of course anyone can be knocked out, but I think I could take it. I’ve taken Henderson’s biggest right hand he could throw. I think Woodley hits hard, but I...

Jun 12, 2013 6:08 am

Sonnen Clarifies Jon Jones Set Up Comments

Earlier this week Chael Sonnen hit the airwaves stating that at UFC 151 Dan Henderson and himself set up Jon Jones for the last-minute switch in opponent that ultimately cancelled the entire event. If it was truly a set up it did not go down as planned. Nonetheless, Sonnen clarified those same comments during his...

Jun 12, 2013 6:02 am

VIDEO | Pro’s Pick UFC 161

Some of MMA’s most popular figures weigh in on this weekends UFC 161 event. To see who they favor in the nights marquee match ups tune into the video above.

Jun 11, 2013 6:07 am

Faber: ‘Nothing to gain’ in Latest Fight Booking

“The hard part on my side is, nobody knows who the heck he is and there’s nothing really to gain. He’s ranked No. 13 in the (UFC) rankings, and I’m ranked No. 3. He’s a dangerous fight. There wasn’t much out there for me. So I can just be thankful I have a fight –...