Archive: MMA NEWS

Jan 30, 2014 5:50 pm

White: Silva will come back, ‘wants that belt back’

Not only does Dana White believe that Anderson Silva will return but that another run to the title could be in the works. Silva broke his leg in his December rematch against Chris Weidman at UFC 168. White  reiterated to MMA Junkie on Thursday that Silva will rehab his way back to fighting. “He’s going to...

Jan 30, 2014 5:23 pm

Dana White: Pena’s Injury Worst In MMA History, Male Teammate Assaulted Her

By now you’ve probably heard about the devastating knee injury TUF champion Julianna Pena suffered during training, in which her ACL, MCL, LCL, meniscus and hamstring were torn. What you probably did not hear, however, is what caused it. During the UFC 169 media scrum, Dana White explained what he heard firsthand from Pena, and...

Jan 30, 2014 5:09 pm

VIDEO | Dana White UFC 169 Pre-Fight Scrum

UFC president Dana White discusses UFC 169, TUF: Brazil, Julianna Pena’s knee injury, Michael Bisping’s eye, Big Nog vs. Big Country, TRT, Werdum vs. Browne, CM Punk, and much more on UFC 169 media day Thursday.

Jan 30, 2014 1:01 pm

Bellator MMA interested in signing Phillip Brooks (CM Punk)

Ever since an interview last week with MMA Fighting’s Ariel Helwani, the MMA world has been a buzz in regards to Phillip Brooks’ (CM Punk) possible transition from pro-wrestling to MMA. News then broke that ‘Punk’ had opted not to resign with his former employer the WWE. Which was then followed by some interesting statements...

Jan 30, 2014 12:50 pm

Browne vs. Werdum Set For UFC on FOX 11 Main Event

A heavyweight title-eliminator-bout between Fabricio Werdum and Travis Browne has been signed, sealed and will surely deliver in the headlining slot of UFC on FOX 11. UFC president, Dana White, announced the bout during today’s media event for UFC 169. UFC on FOX 11 is set to go down on April 19 from the Amway...

Jan 30, 2014 10:30 am

Rener Gracie: CM Punk interested in MMA, ‘no limits’ to his potential

Just last week, former WWE Champion, CM Punk, did an interview with MMAFighting’s Ariel Helwani that created quite a buzz amongst fans of both wrestling and mixed martial arts. The interview, along with a report stating that Punk was not re-signing with World Wrestling Entertainment, left many to wonder if the longtime WWE Star was...

Jan 30, 2014 7:18 am

Roy Nelson insists NSAC bid is not for publicity

UFC heavyweight contender, Roy Nelson, recently applied for Keith Kizer’s vacant seat as the executive director of the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC), a move he insists was not a publicity stunt. “Big Country” told ‘UFC Tonight‘s’ Ariel Helwani that his desire for the position is all about opportunity, stating that if it were to...

Jan 30, 2014 6:39 am

Bisping Eye Exam Inconclusive, Return Date Still Unknown

Michael Bisping has been absent from fighting since taking out Alan Belcher in April of last year. ‘The Count’ has since been linked to several important middleweight match ups, but has been unable to get clearance from doctors to resume training and fight again. We heard last week that Bisping would be getting an exam...

Jan 30, 2014 6:22 am

‘ONE FC: War of Nations’ Video Preview

As previously reported, ‘The ONE FC: War of Nations” fight card is now complete, with 10 exciting bouts to look forward to this March. The much anticipated fight card, which goes down March 14 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, is headlined by a bout between Brock Larson and Nobutatsu Suzuki, who will square off for the...

Jan 30, 2014 6:19 am

Pena Teammate Defends Gym To White, Puts Injury Blame Elsewhere

Dana White is ‘disgusted’ with the team and training camp of TUF winner, Julianna Pena. The top 10 female bantamweight is not only injured, but apparently she’s out for about two-years with a really damaged knee she suffered in training. White called for her to find a new training home on twitter, but one of...

Jan 30, 2014 6:12 am

Alistair Overeem: ‘I dropped weight to improve cardio’

“I actually dropped some weight. I wanted improved cardio, so obviously you want to lose some weight. That actually goes automatic. A lot more cardio and you automatically lose a lot of weight. We just wanted [my cardio] to be better… Dealing with losses is never cool – it’s always hard. You should always reinvent...

Jan 30, 2014 6:07 am

How Frank Mir Got A TRT Exemption In New Jersey

It was recently revealed that, former UFC heavyweight champion, Frank Mir has been approved for a Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE) for Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) in his upcoming fight against Alistair Overeem, going down this weekend at UFC 169. Doing their due diligence, Bloodyelbow.com, reached out to the NJSAC boss, Nick Lembo, for some details...

Jan 30, 2014 5:57 am

Pennington to replace injured Pena at UFC 171

Raquel Pennington has replaced injured Julianna Pena at UFC 171.   Pennington (4-3) will fight Jessica Andrade (10-3) in a bantamweight bout.   UFC officials announced the change.   It was reported Wednesday that Pena suffered a severe knee injury.   UFC 171 takes place March 15 at Dallas’ American Airlines Center. The main card...

Jan 30, 2014 5:52 am

Dana White ‘Disgusted’ With Pena Injury And Gym It Happened In

Unfortunate, some would even consider, tragic news hit us yesterday when we learned, TUF winner, Julianna Pena was forced out of her scheduled UFC 171 bout with a sever injury. That injury has gone from severe to catastrophic and the UFC boss explains why:

Jan 30, 2014 5:41 am

Big Nog vs. Roy Nelson In The Works

A highly anticipated heavyweight fight is expected to be booked in the near future between ‘Big Nog’ and ‘Big Country’. The duo is expected to appear during the UFC”s return trip to Abu Dhabi, though UFC officials haven’t named the bout as official. We only just learned of the UFC’s intentions to return to the...

Jan 30, 2014 5:32 am

Featherweights Max Holloway And Andre Fili Square Off On April’s UFC 172 Card

UFC officials announced the new matchup today, which will find it’s home on the April 26 card, emanating out of the Baltimore Arena in – you guessed it – Maryland. The main event will see light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones meet the hard-hitting Chuck Liddell protégé, Glover Teixeira. “Touchy” Fili has seen a plethora of...

Jan 30, 2014 5:31 am

Pena’s Injuries Include Damage to Multiple Knee Ligaments, Could Be Out 2 Years

As previously reported, Julianna Pena suffered a severe injury that forced her out of her bout with Jessica Andrade at UFC 171, and now more details are now known about the injury. According to a report by MMAfighting, she suffered a severe knee injury while grappling, damaging her ACL, MCL, LCL, and meniscus. However, her...

Jan 30, 2014 5:29 am

‘ONE FC: War of Nations’ fight card complete with 10 bouts

The first ONE FC event of the 2014 year, “ONE FC: War of Nations“, is now complete with 10 exciting fights we can look forward to watching. The much anticipated fight card, which goes down March 14 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, is headlined by a bout between Brock Larson and Nobutatsu Suzuki, who will square...