Archive: MMA NEWS

Aug 2, 2013 11:00 am

Watch Today’s UFC 163 Weigh-Ins Live On BJPENN.COM (3:00pm ET)

The official ‘UFC 163: Aldo vs. Korean Zombie’ weigh-ins goes down today from Rio de Janeiro’s HSBC Arena. If you are not in Rio to catch the event live, join the BJPENN.COM crew right here and catch it with us. Use the player below to watch the live streaming broadcast starting at 3:00 pm ET/Noon...

Aug 2, 2013 10:49 am

Jose Aldo Believes TKZ Deserves UFC 163 Title Shot

“I was already in the groove of training for Pettis, but unfortunately, he got hurt, so we did have to adjust a few things. They have different styles. But I was already training, and I was already prepared, so just adjusting those final details… I think this fight is a very good fight. He deserves...

Aug 2, 2013 10:35 am

VIDEO | Tate & Rousey Square Off On Sportscenter

The Rousey/Tate train has officially left the station and this bitter rivalry could likely be the most hyped in MMA history. We are still four-plus-months removed from their upcoming fight and the two female stars are getting more attention than any other MMA fight in recent memory.

Aug 2, 2013 10:25 am

Quick Twitt | Jon Jones Just Made Bout With Gustafsson Personal

Mental giant, Jon Jones, often uses the power of the mind to focus in on his opponents during the preparation for his fights. This ability has seen him rise to be, arguably, the UFC’s most dominant champion. In his next fight he faces Sweden’s Alexander Gustafsson and things just got personal. Check it: One of...

Aug 2, 2013 10:13 am

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | UFC Fighter Cole Miller Wraps Stitch Durans Hands

Stitch Duran has made a career as the best cut man and hand wrapper in the business. In this special video, BJPENN.COM’S Fist-Ta-Cuff Radio crew captured this one-off session of Stitch getting his hands wrapped by his protege and UFC featherweight fighter, Cole Miller. Enjoy!

Aug 2, 2013 10:07 am

FREE FIGHT VIDEO | Jose Aldo’s MMA Debut At 17 Years Old

Everyone started somewhere, and for UFC featherweight champion, Jose Aldo, that somewhere was at 17yrs old against Mario Bigola. This fight took place on August 4, 2004 at Eco Fights 1 in Amapa, Brazil and launched the impressive career of one of the UFC’s most dominant champions.

Aug 2, 2013 9:57 am

QUICK TWITT | Zingano And Tate Trade Jabs, Both Want Rematch

Two of the top female bantamweights in the UFC have taken a disliking to each other following their April 13th bout. Victorious in their first match, Zingano has since been pushed on the sidelines with an injury and Tate was given a title shot in the absence of Cat. The two took to twitter recently...

Aug 1, 2013 2:58 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Martin Kampmann on Upcoming Fight with Condit: “I’m Going to Walk Away With the Finish” | Late Night Cage Side Radio

By JAKE CHASTAIN | This week our boys Kinch and Chase Raymond put on another amazing show on’s Late Night Cage Side Radio. One of this week’s guests was longtime UFC fan-favorite and welterweight contender, Martin “Hitman” Kampmann. Kampmann is currently preparing for his upcoming bout with Carlos Condit on August 28th at UFC Fight Night...

Aug 1, 2013 10:59 am

PHOTO | Aldo & TKZ Staredown At Today’s Press Conference

Today at the UFC 163 pre-fight press conference, main event fighters, Jose Aldo and Chang Sung Jung squared off for the cameras. UFC 163 takes place this Saturday night (Aug. 3) at the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Aug 1, 2013 10:50 am

Dana White Wants MacDonald vs. Lawler

Following their two performances at UFC on FOX 8, Rory MacDonald and Robbie Lawler (pictured) have put forth a match-up that the UFC boss wants to see.  At the UFC World Tour press conference in New York on Wednesday, Dana White said that he was, “Thinking about doing Rory [against] Robbie Lawler.”   By Christopher...

Aug 1, 2013 10:23 am

Georges St-Pierre Hints At A Secret Plan For Super Fight

For years now, fans have clamored for a super fight between UFC middleweight champion, Anderson Silva, and welterweight champion, Anderson Silva.  In recent months, the talk has expanded to include match-ups like Silva v. UFC light heavyweight champion, Jon Jones; or even lightweight champion, Benson Henderson, moving up to challenge GSP.  Now, it seems, St-Pierre...

Aug 1, 2013 9:27 am

Recent UFC Signee Benjamin Brinsa Denies Neo-Nazi Allegations

The Ultimate Fighting Championship signed Benjamin Brinsa, an undefeated (13-0) welterweight from Leipzig, Germany, early in July. Brinsa has an impressive track-record with four knockouts and seven submissions but he’s making headlines in Germany for all the wrong reasons. Cage Potato released an article accusing Brinsa, “The Hooligan”, of having ties with Neo-Nazi groups. In...

Jul 31, 2013 8:56 pm

Tito Ortiz Joins Bellator Roster; Set To Face “Rampage” Jackson At November PPV

Rumors recently surfaced hinting at a potential bout between former UFC light-heavyweight champion Quinton “Rampage” Jackson and boxing legend Roy Jones Jr. While Jackson appears to have plans to face Roy Jones Jr. in the future, his next opponent will be met in the realm Mixed Martial Arts combat, and it is none other than...

Jul 31, 2013 4:34 pm


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 two WSOF 4 fighters. Evening Headliner, Angel Deanda and popular UFC veteran Tyson Griffin will be live with the crew tonight! Use the player below to catch...

Jul 31, 2013 11:20 am

Jorge Masvidal Targeted To Face Rustam Khabilov At UFC Fight Night in November

  Following his recent 2-round domination of TUF:15 winner, Michale Chiesa, Jorge Masvidal has reportedly found his next opponent in hard-hitting Rustam Khabilov at a UFC Fight Night event in November.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA   A lightweight match between Jorge Masvidal and Rustam Khabilov is in the works for a UFC Fight Night...

Jul 31, 2013 10:45 am

Vitor Belfort Interested in Fight With Chael Sonnen

With his recent dismissal of fighting Tim Kennedy, UFC middleweight fighter Vitor Belfort insisted that unless he is to fight for the title, he must fight in another weight class.  UFC light heavyweight fighter, Chael Sonnen, was quick to express interest in facing the Brazilian fighter.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA   Through his wife...

Jul 31, 2013 10:40 am

GSP: ‘One day one guy will beat me’

“I always want to fight the best guy, but there’s so many guys coming up. They’re all calling me because I’m the champion, so I’m the target for them. I have the crown. One day, one guy [will] beat me; he’s going to have the crown, so it won’t be me anymore. People forget a...