Archive: MMA NEWS

Aug 16, 2013 10:25 am

Dias vs. Damm Added to Fight Night 29

Two Brazilian featherweights were added to the UFC Fight Night 29 card slated for October. Hacran Dias will face off with Rodrigo Damm on the October 9th card. The news was first reported by O Dia, and was confirmed by MMA Fighting. Dias  is 21-2-1 and dropped a decision to Nik Lentz in his last...

Aug 16, 2013 10:23 am

5 More Fighters Removed From UFC Roster, Magalhaes and Herman On the List

Last week, news broke that the UFC chose not to renew its contract with Roger Gracie.  It now appears that 5 more fighters have suffered the same fate, as the UFC has removed their profiles from the organization’s online roster.  The names include Dave Herman, Vinny Magalhaes (pictured), Ednaldo Oliveira, Bristol Marunde and John Maguire....

Aug 16, 2013 10:21 am

Brian Bowles Fined and Suspended 9 Months for Failed Drug Test

The Nevada State Athletic Commission yesterday handed down a 9-month suspension and $5,700 fine to UFC bantamweight fighter, Brian Bowles.  Bowles appeared before the commission to testify regarding his failed drug screening at UFC 160.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA Brian Bowles appeared before the Nevada State Athletic Commission yesterday, where he received a nine-month...

Aug 16, 2013 10:20 am

FREE FIGHT VIDEO | Joe Lauzon vs. Jamie Varner

Joe Lauzon battled Jamie Varner in an action-packed war at UFC on FOX 4 and came out with a beautiful submission win. Now, Lauzon is heading to the Octagon again to take on Michael Johnson at UFC Fight Night on August 17th on FOX Sports 1.

Aug 16, 2013 9:40 am

Weidman Coach: Fluke talk could get 40-Year Old Concussed Silva Hurt

“As a coach… everyone wants at least one champion. To have two, and to have them both start as young kids, or young adults that are from the neighborhood…Any time you have a guy that’s considered unbeatable, the aftermath, especially right after there, people were confused. I mean, the Brazilians, they didn’t know what to...

Aug 15, 2013 3:46 pm

SERIES: Ask a BJJ Black Belt #2

This week asks Gracie BJJ black belt Dr. Brian Jones about wrestling and wrestlers in jiu jitsu. Why do you think strong wrestlers neglect jiu jitsu more often than not? In the context of mixed martial arts there are many paths to victory. The fighters that enter MMA from a strong wrestling background have...

Aug 15, 2013 3:45 pm


Last night BJPENN.COM Radio returned to action with two UFC on FOX Sports 1 Fighters. Both Joe Lauzon and Max Holloway discussed their upcoming fights this weekend and dished out their game plans and predictions for other fights on Saturday’s historic event. BJPENN.COM Radio airs eery Wednesday night at 5:00 p.m. PT / 8:00 p.m....

Aug 15, 2013 3:37 pm

‘Jiu Jitsu Style Magazine’ Featuring B.J. Penn On News Stands Now!!

  We are delighted to announce that Jiu Jitsu Style Magazine is now available in the USA via Barnes and Noble book stores! Click HERE for a list of stockists and locate your closest outlet. ISSUE 15 FEATURING COVER STAR BJ PENN AVAILABLE NOW! Click HERE for more info.

Aug 15, 2013 12:48 pm

Whether Sonnen Is On TRT Or Not, Shogun Ready To Fight

“I don’t care about that. I want to fight. With TRT or not, I will get there to do my job and will get the win. I’ve worked a lot on my jiu-jitsu with Roberto Gordo, and I’m ready to face him on the ground. But the fight starts standing, and that’s where I like...

Aug 15, 2013 12:15 pm

FREE FIGHT VIDEO | Arise FC 1 Highlights

Recently a new fight promotion made its debut in California’s ‘Bay Area’. Headed up by former Strikeforce matchmaker, Rich Chou, Arise FC features MMA and kickboxing matches inside a ring instead of a cage. Enjoy this highlight from their first show.

Aug 15, 2013 12:08 pm

VIDEO | Reem Season 3 Episode 4: Back To Basics

After The Reem’s loss to Bigfoot he returns back home to Holland to recuperate and think things over. He joins Mike Passenier and goes back to basics in his preparation for his new opponent, Travis Browne.