Archive: MMA NEWS

May 18, 2013 12:50 pm

UFC Releases Official Statement Regarding Pat Healy’s Failed Drug Test

Pat “Bam Bam” Healy has had some unfortunate luck this week. If failing a publicly disclosed drug test wasn’t enough, the Strikeforce import got his UFC debut victory overturned to a no-contest, lost his Submission of the Night bonus and his Fight of the Night bonus AND received a suspension from the New Jersey Commission...

May 18, 2013 12:44 pm

Jon Jones Eyeing Two More Fights This Year

Jon Jones has quickly become one of, if not thee most dominant champion in the current UFC landscape. There was a time, when BJ Penn, GSP and Anderson Silva ruled the UFC rankings, often dubbed as the three-headed horse of the promotion, but those days are gone and now Jon Jones sits atop that prestigious...

May 17, 2013 7:35 pm

Nate Diaz Suspended 90 Days, Fined $20,000 For Tweets About Bryan Caraway

The disciplinarians at the UFC are keeping busy this month. After taking away Pat Healy’s UFC 159 post-fight bonus money for a failed drug test, the UFC awarded Bryan Caraway Healy’s $65,000 Submission of the Night bonus. Fellow UFC lightweight Nate Diaz did not approve, taking to Twitter to express his thoughts on the situation....

May 17, 2013 10:14 am

VIDEO | Joe Rogan’s Brock Lesnar Skit (NSFW 18+)

For those who do not know, Joe Rogan is more than just your typical UFC commentator. He is also a talented comedian and garners large crowds wherever he sets up shop. In the clip above we get a quick glimpse of one of his stand up routines and it involves Brock Lesnar. Warning, this content...

May 17, 2013 9:59 am

Quick Twitt | Kenny Florian Joins The Great Weed Debate

We hardly make it through a week without a fighter getting suspended for the use of Marijuana. As the cannabis movement stretches across the country, more and more people are seeking legal use of a once illegal narcotic. While several states in our country now allow the use of marijuana either recreationally or for medical...

May 17, 2013 9:51 am

VIDEO | UFC On FX 8 Press Conference Highlights

Yesterday’s UFC on FX 8 press conference was riddled with technical difficulties, so if you missed it, here are some of the most notable quotes and highlights from the event.

May 16, 2013 7:35 pm

Nate Diaz Suspended Indefinitely For Derogatory Tweets Towards Bryan Caraway

The disciplinarians at the Ultimate Fighting Championship are busy this month. After taking away Pat Healy’s UFC 159 post-fight bonus money for a failed drug test, the UFC has awarded Bryan Caraway Healy’s $65,000 Submission of the Night bonus. Fellow UFC lightweight Nate Diaz does not approve. The younger Diaz brother took to Twitter to...

May 16, 2013 5:20 pm

Dana White Irate Over Diaz Tweet: Threatens Fine, Suspension Or Termination Of Contract

The Butterfly Effect:In chaos theory, the butterfly effect is the sensitive dependence on initial conditions, where a small change at one place in a deterministic nonlinear system can result in large differences to a later state. Pat Healy hits a joint, Nate Diaz faces suspension, fines and or release from the UFC. It’s amazing how...

May 16, 2013 12:37 pm

BJPENN.COM RADIO 5/15/13 REPLAY: TRUJILLO, SILVA, SHERK & MILLER

Last night BJPENN.COM RADIO returned with another top notch panel of guests. UFC lightweight fighter Abel Trujillo joined the crew to discuss his UFC 160 match up against Khabib Nurmagomedov. Top UFC light-heavyweight, Thiago Silva, was the second guest of the evening and he discussed the switch from ATT to the Blackzilians and his fight...

May 16, 2013 12:12 pm

VIDEO | Ellenberger Picks Belfort Over Rockhold

From our good friend Rick J Lee: Jake Ellenberger Breaks down a middleweight bout between the MMA veteran Vitor Belfort and former Strikeforce Middleweight Champion and promotional newcomer Luke Rockhold

May 16, 2013 11:16 am

Caraway Throws Salt On Wound: Happy To Take Healy’s Bonus, Hates Marijuana

The same guy who went on twitter threatening, UFC female champion, Ronda Rousey with physical violence is back throwing out more classless comments for the world to pick up on. Maybe it’s just me, but there’s something to be said for being humble in times when you are rewarded for something you didn’t really deserve....

May 16, 2013 10:12 am

GSP Coach Roach: ‘Hendricks isn’t hard to figure out’

“His next opponent, Hendricks, is a southpaw with a good punch. I have tape on Hendricks and we’re working to nullify what he does. We got the gameplan pretty much down already. We’re working on it. He’s always looking for that big shot. He’s a veteran wrestler, of course, a good wrestler, but he doesn’t...

May 16, 2013 10:07 am

PHOTO | Belfort & Rockhold Staredown At Today’s Press Conference

If you missed today’s UFC on FX 8 pre-fight press-conference, it’s probably because it took place at 7:30am PT. Kind of early on the west coast for fight business. It was however culminated with an intense staredown between the two main event fighters, Vitor Belfort and Luke Rockhold. We will post the full replay for...

May 15, 2013 1:57 pm

BJPENN.COM RADIO RETURNS TONIGHT WITH UFC FEATHERWEIGHT COLE MILLER (Wed. 5:00p.m. PT)

The crew returns tonight in their normal time-slot for an all new episode of BJPENN.COM RADIO. Hosts George Mathews (@GMathewsMMA) and Pedro Carrasco (@LATLPedro) will be joined by The Ultimate Fighter veteran and proud ATT loyalist, Cole Miller, who is coming off a much needed win over Bart Palaszewski. Use the player below to catch...

May 15, 2013 1:49 pm

BJPENN.COM RADIO RETURNS TONIGHT WITH FORMER UFC CHAMP SEAN SHERK (Wed. 5:00p.m. PT)

The crew returns tonight in their normal time-slot for an all new episode of BJPENN.COM RADIO. Hosts George Mathews (@GMathewsMMA) and Pedro Carrasco (@LATLPedro) will be joined by former UFC lightweight champion Sean Sherk. Sean has been traveling the globe and finally after a pitstop back home will join us to catch everyone up on...

May 15, 2013 1:45 pm

BJPENN.COM RADIO RETURNS TONIGHT WITH UFC FIGHTER THIAGO SILVA (Wed. 5:00p.m. PT)

The crew returns tonight in their normal time-slot for an all new episode of BJPENN.COM RADIO. Hosts George Mathews (@GMathewsMMA) and Pedro Carrasco (@LATLPedro) will be joined by the always entertaining Thiago Silva. Silva is set to face Rafael Cavalcante at UFC on FUEL TV 10 next month. Use the player below to catch the...

May 15, 2013 1:40 pm

BJPENN.COM RADIO RETURNS TONIGHT WITH UFC 160’s ABEL TRUJILLO (Wed. 5:00p.m. PT)

The crew returns tonight in their normal time-slot for an all new episode of BJPENN.COM RADIO. Hosts George Mathews (@GMathewsMMA) and Pedro Carrasco (@LATLPedro) will be joined by the ultra-talented Abel Trujilo who is set to face top lightweight prospect Khabib Nurmagomedov. Use the player below to catch the live broadcast at 5:00 p.m. PT...

May 15, 2013 1:21 pm

VIDEO | Anderson Silva Tells How The Nogueira Brothers Kept Him Fighting

Anderson “The Spider” Silva, the UFC Middleweight Champion, opened up to Karyn Bryant on FUEL TV’s “From All Angles”. Silva explains how the Nogueira brothers convinced him to keep fighting, his warrior spirit and his family. “The Nogueira brothers are part of my family. I love these buys because me stay together with my dream,...

May 15, 2013 11:05 am

Cain Velasquez Bringing Whole New Strategy Into ‘Bigfoot’ Rematch

“This is a whole new fight. Obviously, we saw what Bigfoot can do in his past two fights. I can’t take him lightly. He’s a special competitor and is really dangerous in the Octagon. I don’t see this as anything less than a hard, grueling fight… I’m fine with rematches. As far as motivation, I’m...

May 15, 2013 10:57 am

Mark Hunt Frustrated With Visa Issues: ‘I’m not a threat to America’

“I’m not like, a threat to America or anything — I’m just ready to do my job and that’s it. I don’t know what it is, I’m running out of time just to get over there and get acclimated. I fought in Vegas once before and I went out there four days out from the...

May 15, 2013 10:48 am

Free Fight Video | Justin Buchholz Dominates Gordon Bell

Former UFC lightweight fighter and Team Alpha Male member, Justin Buchholz, returned to action recently at Showdown Fights 11 to defend his title against Gordon Bell. The fight ended in dramatic fashion! Enjoy.