Archive: MMA NEWS

Aug 29, 2013 7:34 am

UFC Opens 2014 With Debut in Singapore Jan. 4

UFC Officials announced today that the organization will be making its debut in Southeast Asia with a January 4 event in Singapore.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA   The UFC will be headed to Southeast Asia in 2014, organization officials announced Thursday.  The event will take place January 4 in Singapore, and according to the...

Aug 29, 2013 7:24 am

Dana White Says Ben Askren Deal Won’t Be Easy, Calls Bjorn Rebney A ‘Scumbag’

There’s been no love loss between the presidents of two of MMA’s largest organizations, as UFC President Dana White spoke about his organization’s possibility of picking up Bellator welterweight champion, Ben Askren.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA   While the UFC and its president Dana White have changed their stance toward Ben Askren- that is,...

Aug 29, 2013 4:05 am

VIDEO | Dana White’s Post-Fight Media Scrum

UFC President Dana White made the media rounds last night following the UFC Fight NIght 27 event. To see what the UFC boss had to say about last night’s fights, future matchups and other musings in MMA jit play and catch up on all the news!

Aug 29, 2013 4:02 am

VIDEO | Carlos Condit vs. Martin Kampmann Fight Highlight

Former UFC interim welterweight champion, Carlos Condit, put on a striking clinic last night in his main event rematch against Martin Kampmann. The two top welterweights took it to the fourth round, where Condit was able to capitalize on his dominance and finish Kampmann with strikes. Both men earned ‘Fight of the Night” honors from...

Aug 29, 2013 4:00 am

VIDEO | Kelvin Gastelum vs. Brian Melancon Fight Highlight

Video: UFC Fight Night: Gastelum/Melancon Last night TUF 17 winner, Kelvin Gastelum, made his debut in the welterweight division. The undefeated 21-year old impressed with a first round submission over his opponent on the UFC Fight Night 27 main card.

Aug 28, 2013 1:55 pm

Cheick Kongo Signs With Bellator, Will Compete In Season 9 Heavyweight Tournament

Bellator has been trying their hardest to gather momentum in the mixed martial arts world. After announcing their plans to embark in the pay per view market, it was confirmed that Tito Ortiz and Rampage Jackson would headline the promotion’s first PPV card. Bellator officials dropped another major announcement today as they revealed Cheick Kongo...

Aug 28, 2013 10:18 am

EXCLUSIVE | UFC 164’s Pascal Krauss Talks His Upcoming Fight: “I’m The More Technical Fighter in All Aspects of MMA” | Fist-Ta-Cuff Radio

By JAKE CHASTAIN | The boys over at BJPenn.com’s Fist-Ta-Cuff Radio were gearing us up for this weekend’s UFC 164 event and they invited on one of the hometown Milwaukee fighters, Pascal Krauss. Pascal is from Germany but is currently living in Milwaukee and training at Roufusport with the likes of Anthony Pettis and Erik Koch. Mr....

Aug 28, 2013 10:16 am

Rafael Dos Anjos Says His Titanium Chin is a Weapon Coming Into UFC Fight Night 27

UFC lightweight, Rafael Dos Anjos, is riding a 4-fight win streak coming into tonight’s fight with Donald Cerrone.  He credits that success to his repaired jaw, an injury he sustained in a bout against Clay Guida.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA Rafael Dos Anjos (19-6) will face Donald Cerrone (20-5-1) tonight at UFC Fight Night...

Aug 28, 2013 10:06 am

Clay Guida: “One Day They’re Gonna Call Me Champ… Just a Matter of Time”

UFC veteran, Clay Guida, has confidence coming into his UFC 164 fight against top-ranked featherweight contender, Chad Mendes.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA Longtime UFC fighter, Clay Guida, will step into the Octagon against Chad Mendes this weekend at UFC 164.  Though many favor Mendes, Guida says that he will bring something the Team Alpha...

Aug 28, 2013 9:58 am

Fight Night 27’s Court McGee Explains His Fight With Heroin Addiction

Court McGee is fighting tonight on the new Fox Sports 1 channel for the UFC, but 8-years ago he was clinically dead after a heroin overdose. Court fights Robert Whitaker on tonight’s Fight Night 27 main card and earlier this week he shared his compelling story and anti-drug message with the New York Post. Check...

Aug 28, 2013 9:39 am

VIDEO | Joe Rogan Kicks Really Hard While Ludwig Holds Pads

UFC commentator, Joe Rogan, is a man of many talents. One of those talents is martial arts. Not only is Joe to voice of the UFC, but he also holds a black belt in Jiu Jitsu, Taekwondo and who knows what else. Watch the video and answer me this… Could you take one of those...

Aug 28, 2013 8:21 am

Stefan Struve Opens Up About Possibly Career-Ending Heart Condition

UFC heavyweight fighter, Stefan Struve, was recently diagnosed with an aortic valve leak and an enlarged heart.  Though he was born with the condition, it has given him little trouble to date, especially considering his 25 wins in professional MMA.  For now, however, Struve must consider his options.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA   Stefan...

Aug 27, 2013 7:52 pm

Rosi Sexton to face Jessica Andrade at UFC Fight Night in England

Rosi Sexton will take on Jessica Andrade in Sexton’s hometown. The bantamweight fighters will go head-to-head at UFC Fight Night 30: Bisping vs. Munoz at Phones 4U Arena in Manchester, England on Oct 26. Sexton tweeted about the event today. “It’s official,” she tweeted. “First women’s UFC fight in UK – me vs @JessicaMMApro; &...

Aug 27, 2013 2:18 pm

VIDEO | UFC Fight Night 27: Condit vs. Kampmann Weigh-in (FULL REPLAY)

Today’s UFC Fight Night 27: Condit vs. Kampmann weigh-ins took place from the Indianapolis Bankers Life Fieldhouse, the same venue that will host tomorrow nights event. If you missed BJPENN.COM’s live broadcast of the weigh-ins tune in above and catch all the action!