Archive: MMA NEWS

Apr 27, 2013 10:58 am

UFC 159 Preliminary Card Live Results

Tonight’s UFC 159 event kicks off at 7:00 p.m. ET / 4:00 p.m. PT live from New Jersey’s Prudential Center. First up on the docket is the preliminary card which will share airspace with both Facebook.com and a live special on FX. If you missed the action, or are looking for quick results from the...

Apr 27, 2013 10:52 am

Watch The UFC 159 Post-Fight Press Conference Live on BJPENN.COM

Immediately following tonight’s UFC 159 pay-per-view event BJPENN.COM will be broadcasting live, the post-fight press conference. UFC 159 is set to air this evening on pay-per-view from the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. In the main event UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones will defend his title against the infamous Chael Sonnen. Fighters from the...

Apr 27, 2013 10:47 am

UFC 159’s Nick Catone Forced Off Card, Bout With Head Scratched

Yesterday there was one fighter who missed his contracted weight at the UFC 159 weigh-ins. That man, was Nick Catone. Today news has come out, confirmed by the UFC, that Catone has been forced off the card due to being overly dehydrated and unable to compete. Catone vs. Head was scheduled for the evenings preliminary...

Apr 27, 2013 10:42 am

VIDEO: Sonnen – Jones is great, but I’m greater

“You know I think Jon Jones is great, I just know I’m greater. I think Jon’s the best, but I’m better. And this is where we seperate in the octagaon tomorrow night, the better from the best. He’s a tough guy, he’s got a lot of skills, but so do I. He’s the champion of...

Apr 27, 2013 10:27 am

GSP Opens Up On Massive Party Life Following UFC 100

The UFC welterweight champion, comes off as a nutritional nut. The “My body is my temple” type. Which is why this revelation that he also has a party side is a bit eye-opening. “The next day I went at a pool party at Rehab with all my friends who came to support me. We had...

Apr 27, 2013 10:22 am

VIDEO: Chris Weidman Says He Is a “Nightmare” For Anderson Silva

Prior to yesterday’s UFC 159 weigh-ins, middleweight title challenger, Chris Weidman held a UFC Fight Club fan Q & A. During his time on the stage he addressed several issues, one of which being his upcoming fight against reigning champion, Anderson Silva. “I think the best thing that Anderson Silva does is mentally destroy people...

Apr 26, 2013 6:32 pm

VIDEO | UFC 159 Weigh-ins (Full Replay)

TUF 17 coaches, Jon Jones and Chael Sonnen are set to finally settle their feud inside the Octagon tomorrow night in Newark, New Jersey. Today the UFC hit the prudential center for the official weigh-ins ceremony. If you missed today’s UFC 159 weigh-in ceremony you can catch the replay in the player below.

Apr 26, 2013 9:58 am

VIDEO | Dana White’s UFC 159 Pre-Fight Media Scrum

Dana White spoke to the media following Thursday’s UFC 159 media day at Madison Square Garden about Saturday’s pay-per-view, the UFC’s debut on FOX Sports 1, Matt Mitrione’s suspension coming to an end, Bruce Buffer, Dominick Cruz’s future, Georges St-Pierre’s next fight, and more.

Apr 26, 2013 9:50 am

VIDEO | Sonnen Would Have Sued Jones For Steroid Comments

“I think somebody probably told him he should take it back. My side would have got to him; we would have sued him. We would have just said, “Prove it. That’s a pretty good accusation. Where’s your evidence?” Yeah (I still think he’s a good guy). He took it back. I haven’t accepted his apology,...

Apr 26, 2013 9:39 am

GSP Missing The Boat, UFC Boss Now Prefers Silva vs. Jones

“If he doesn’t want to do a superfight, nobody is going to pressure him to do a superfight. That’s up to him. But Johny Hendricks is next, and soon. Maybe in August (at the Fox Sports 1 launch in Boston). If (Jones) wins and Anderson Silva wins, I really want to see Anderson Silva vs....

Apr 26, 2013 9:31 am

UFC 159’s Phil Davis Accused Of Domestic Violence

Before I run this report, it should be known, that anyone can be accused of anything, and just like in a court-of-law, people should be treated as innocent until proven guilty. However, there have been files charged and TMZ got the scoop. According to legal docs — obtained by TMZ — Vantris Patterson claims Davis...

Apr 26, 2013 9:24 am

Jon Jones: Fight With Anderson Silva Will Happen For Sure

“I definitely want to end this fight in a devastating fashion. My kickboxing coach has been working on some pretty nasty tricks that we believe will fall right into Chael’s tendencies, landing on his chin of course knocking him out. My jiu-jitsu coach is actually having me work on some things that are pretty extensive....

Apr 25, 2013 1:28 pm

BJPENN.COM RADIO NATE DIAZ SPECIAL FULL REPLAY

In what can only be considered as a rare occurrence, one of MMA’s most intriguing fighters, Nate Diaz, joined the BJPENN.COM Radio crew to discuss his most recent fight last weekend against Josh Thomson. You do not want to miss this interview so click play below and enjoy!

Apr 25, 2013 12:10 pm

BJPENN.COM RADIO REPLAY: 04/24 – THOMSON, CORMIER, SWANSON & PALASZEWSKI

Last Night the BJPENN.COM RADIO CREW hit the airwaves with an all-star panel of guests. Fresh off their wins during the UFC on FOX 7 card, Josh Thomson and Daniel Cormier discussed their wins and what is next. On the back half of the show, featherweight fighters, Cub Swanson and Bart Palaszewski joined the crew...

Apr 25, 2013 11:56 am

GSP Credits Karate Not Wrestling For His Takedown Ability

“That’s what I use for my takedown, the shoot, that people see, it’s zero wrestling. It has nothing to do with my wrestling. My wrestling is once I get that leg, I’ll finish the takedown. But how I get in and out is because of karate. People are like, ‘no way, Karate, no.’ And I’m...

Apr 25, 2013 10:56 am

TUNE IN ALERT: BJPENN.COM RADIO GOES LIVE AT 12:30 PM PT WITH NATE DIAZ

After an amazing episode last night featuring Josh Thomson, Daniel Cormier, Cub Swanson and Bart Palaszewski the BJPENN.COM RADIO crew is returning today for a special mid-day show all geared around Nate Diaz. Hosts George Mathews (@GMathewsMMA) and Pedro Carrasco (@LATLPedro) will join the Stockton fighter to discuss his loss last Saturday at the hands...

Apr 25, 2013 8:17 am

Dana White Issues Challenge To Boxing’s Tyson Fury: ‘Come Get Smashed’

It’s been awhile since Boxing vs. MMA was pushed to the forefront of the MMA News discussion, but today it’s back. Undefeated heavyweight boxing champion Tyson Fury went on a slanderous campaign a few months ago, calling MMA Rubbish and the UFC Heavyweight Champion, Cain Velasquez, a bum. The same boxer took to ESPN and...

Apr 25, 2013 8:06 am

VIDEO | Nick Diaz Goes On A Blind Date

Animated film maker Prebek has come out with the latest in Diaz Brother animated clips. This time Gilbert Melendez sets up Nick on a blind date.

Apr 24, 2013 10:07 pm

Matt Mitrione Suspension Lifted, Will Meet Brendan Schaub At UFC On Fox 8

Yet another fight was announced Wednesday evening for July’s UFC on Fox 8 card: A Heavyweight showdown between former professional football players Brendan Schaub and Matt Mitrione. A.J. Perez from Foxsports.com confirmed the bout on Twitter. BREAKING: Matt Mitrione’s suspension lifted, will fight fellow TUF 10 competitor @brendanschaub at @ufconfox 8. Story to follow. —...

Apr 24, 2013 10:07 pm

Miesha Tate vs Liz Carmouche Announced For UFC On Fox 8

The UFC has announced the latest addition to the already stacked UFC on Fox 8 fight card; a women’s bantamweight bout between Liz Carmouche and Miesha Tate. Both fighters are eager to post their first career win inside the UFC Octagon, after falling short in their recent debuts. Miesha Tate (13-4), a former Strikeforce bantamweight...

Apr 24, 2013 10:06 pm

Demetrious Johnson vs John Moraga Flyweight Championship To Headline UFC On Fox 8

The UFC on Fox 8 fight card finally has it’s headliner: a Flyweight Championship bout between champion Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson and challenger John Moraga. This match-up was originally scheduled to headline the TUF 17 Finale on April 13, but Johnson suffered a shoulder injury that canceled the fight. Demetrious Johnson (17-2-1) is coming off...