Archive: MMA NEWS

Sep 21, 2013 11:24 pm

POLL: Did Jon Jones Really Do Enough To Beat Gustafsson?

I’ve read the forums, stayed glued to twitter and the consensus amongst everyone seems to be that Jon Jones should have lost his title tonight. But what do you think? Sound off in the poll below and let your voice be heard!

Sep 21, 2013 8:26 pm

UFC 165 Results: Brendan Schaub Submits Matt Mitrione In Round 1

The fight was interesting from the very first second when Mitrione refused to tough gloves. The two exchanged glancing shots throughout the round until Schaub secured the first takedown of the fight. He worked for a D’Arce Choke and locked it in quick. Mitrione gave the thumbs up as if he was okay, but proceeded...

Sep 21, 2013 8:09 pm

UFC 165 Results: Francis Carmont Defeats Costa Philippou By Way of Unanimous Decision

Carmont opened up the fight with a surprising takedown, which caught Philippou off guard. Carmont used his size and momentum to keep Philippou as he worked his way into various potential submission holds. No significent strikes were landed except for those that Carmont landed when Philippou was blocking a rear naked choke from happening. Carmont...

Sep 21, 2013 7:39 pm

UFC 165 Results: Nurmagomedov Grinds Out Decision Victory Over Healy

In a fight that went the distance, Khabib Nurmagomedov took to the ground and tired out Pat Healy en route to a decision victory. Nurmagomedov picked his shots in the first couple rounds and ended them with impressive takedowns. In the third round, Nurmagomedov picked up an exhausted Healy, carried him across the cage and...


Sep 21, 2013 11:28 am

UFC 165 Main Card Play-by-Play And Live Results

Tonight on pay-per-view, Jon Jones will defend his light-heavyweight title against number-one-contender, Alexander Gustafsson. The light-heavyweight title fight serves as the night’s main event and goes down live from Toronto’s Air Canada Centre. Starting at 7:00 p.m. PT / 10:00 p.m. ET, the night’s main card kicks off with a lightweight bout between Pat Healy...

Sep 21, 2013 11:18 am

UFC 165 Preliminary Card Play-by-Play And Live Results

Live and free on facebook.com and Fox Sports 1, the UFC 165 preliminary card is stacked with eight fantastic fights. First up is a four-fight facebook.com free stream, which will be followed up by a another four-fights on Fox sports 1. The preliminary portion of the card kicks off at 3:15 p.m. PT / 6:15...

Sep 21, 2013 11:06 am

100 UFCs Ago: Revisiting UFC 65

Join us as we travel 100 UFC “pay per view” events ago and revisit UFC 65: Bad Intentions! Results: George St-Pierre defeats Matt Hughes by TKO (Strikes) – 1:25 of Round 2 Tim Sylvia defeats Jeff Monson by Unanimous Decision (50-45, 49-46, 49-46) Joe Stevenson defeats Dokonjonosuke Mishima by Submission (Guillotine Choke) – 2:07 of...

Sep 21, 2013 10:42 am

VIDEO: Watch Cris Cyborg’s TKO From Last Night’s Lion Fight’s Muay Thai Event

Last night from ‘The D’ Casino in downtown, Las Vegas, female wrecking machine and Invicta featherweight champion, Cris Cyborg, unleashed her devastation on a new sport. If you missed the MMA stars Lion Fight’s debut last night, the highlights and finish from her one-sided beat down of Muay Thai champion, Jennifer Colomb, is up above...

Sep 20, 2013 2:05 pm

BJPENN.COM RADIO RETURNS TONIGHT WITH BJ PENN AND JOSH THOMSON (5PM PT / 8PM ET)

The crew returns tonight in their new Friday time-slot for an all new episode of BJPENN.COM RADIO. Hosts George Mathews (@GMathewsMMA) and Pedro Carrasco (@LATLPedro) will be joined by the king of Penn Nation, Mr. BJ Penn himself to discuss his return to fighting, his TUF coaching slot opposite Frankie Edgar and more. Also on...

Sep 20, 2013 2:01 pm

PHOTO | Jones vs. Gustafsson Staredown At Today’s Weigh-Ins

Tomorrow night’s main event fighters have both made their contracted weight-limit, making the UFC 165 bout official. Today during the official UFC weigh-in ceremony both Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson engaged in an intense staredown.

Sep 20, 2013 1:55 pm

UFC 165: Jones vs. Gustafsson Weigh-in Results

The ‘UFC 165: Jones vs. Gustafsson’ weigh-in ceremony is over and all but one-fighter has made their contracted weight limit. Today’s event took place from the Maple Leaf Square outside Toronto’s Air Canada Centre. MAIN CARD: (Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET) Champ Jon Jones (204.5) vs. Alexander Gustafsson (204.5) Champ Renan Barao (135) vs. Eddie Wineland...

Sep 20, 2013 11:22 am

QUICK TWITT | Cub Swanson Wants To Earn Shot At Aldo With Win Over Lamas

Top featherweight contender, Cub Swanson, has been lobbying for a top ranked opponent for a while. Now, fresh of the heels of several bookings in his division, the Palm Springs resident has only one goal in mind, and that’s avenging two of his losses. Check it out: I want Aldo on SuperBowl weekend! but I...

Sep 20, 2013 11:00 am

Dana White Confirms T.J. Grant Still In Lightweight Title Hunt

“The kid’s just got to take his time, heal up, and relax and we’ll see what happens. The belt’s going to be there no matter who has the belt. It will be there and we’ll figure the T.J. Grant thing out when T.J. Grant gets healthy.” Canada’s own, T.J. Grant earned a shot at UFC...

Sep 20, 2013 10:21 am

Cris Cyborg: ‘The UFC Protects Ronda Rousey

“Everybody knows the UFC protected her. I’m ready for fight with anybody. I never choose opponent, never. I train every day and I never choose girls for fighting. I don’t know, I am in Invicta, you know. But when she first says she wants this fight, it’s not in my hands. I’m not a promoter....

Sep 20, 2013 9:59 am

VIDEO | Dana White’s UFC 165 Pre-Fight Media Scrum

During the Dana White UFC 165 pre-fight media scrum, the UFC president discusses Chael Sonnen’s Rihanna remarks, Mayweather’s win, Mir vs. Overeem, TUF 18, TUF China, and much more during his media scrum before UFC 165

Sep 20, 2013 9:55 am

Watch Today’s UFC 165 Weigh-Ins Live On BJPENN.COM (4pm ET)

UFC 165 goes down tomorrow night with a main event between Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson. However, before tomorrow’s pay-per-view event can take place we have todays fighter weigh ins. Maple Leaf Square outside Toronto’s Air Canada Centre plays host to today’s event. Tune in at 1:00 p.m. PT / 4:00 p.m. ET to catch...

Sep 19, 2013 12:54 pm

VIDEO | Countdown to UFC 165: Jones vs. Gustafsson Replay

One way or another, history will be made at UFC 165 – will 26-year-old Jon Jones break light heavyweight title records, or will Swedish superstar Alexander Gustafsson dethrone the p4p best fighter in the world? Hear from both men before they clash. Part 2: Part 3:

Sep 19, 2013 12:50 pm

PHOTO | Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s $40 Million Check

Times are not hard in the Mayweather house right now. Coming off last weekend’s victory over Canelo Alvarez, boxing great, Floyd Mayweather Jr. sent out this picture of his record-breaking fight purse. Here it is: What would you do with $40 mill?

Sep 19, 2013 12:40 pm

Jon “Bones” Jones to become first Gatorade-sponsored athlete inside the UFC Octagon

On Saturday night at UFC 165 in Toronto, UFC Light Heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones will become the first mixed martial artist to walk into the UFC octagon sponsored by iconic sports fuel company Gatorade, Jones’ agent Malki Kawa announced today. The Gatorade logo will be prominently displayed on Jones’ fight shorts as he looks...

Sep 19, 2013 12:36 pm

Dana White Explains Why People Don’t Care For Jon Jones

“I think Jon Jones is one of those guys that gets a bad rap from everybody else too [like Mayweather] saying he’s too big for that division, he doesn’t deserve to be there, he should be in the f***** heavyweight division. If the guy makes 205 he’s a light heavyweight, okay? And all the criticism...

Sep 19, 2013 12:30 pm

Dustin Poirier vs. Diego Brandao Added To UFC 168 In Vegas

A featherweight fight has been added to the UFC’s year-end show in the form of Dustin Poirier versus Diego Brandao. UFC officials recently confirmed the booking. UFC 168 takes place from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, on December 28th. In the pay-per-view main event Chris Weidman will look to cement his...

Sep 19, 2013 12:02 pm

Michael Johnson vs. Gleison Tibau Added to UFC 168

Michael Johnson (pictured) and Gleison Tibau are set to face off in a lightweight bout at UFC 168, officials announced Wednesday night.  The card will take place December 28 in Las Vegas.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA UFC officials announced Wednesday night that lightweight fighters, Michael Johnson and Gleison Tibau, are se to fight at...