Archive: MMA NEWS

Aug 23, 2013 10:25 am

Baczynski vs. Magny Set For UFC Fight For The Troops 3

The UFC’s next “Fight for the Troops” show added another bout to its growing card. UFC veteran Seth Baczynski (18-10) has signed to fight “TUF 16” semifinalist Neil Magny (8-2) in a welterweight bout in November at UFC Fight Night 31, officials announced on Thursday. “UFC Fight Night 31: Fight for the Troops 3” takes...

Aug 23, 2013 10:18 am

QUICK TWITT | Diego Sanchez Tired Of McGregor Trash Talk, Ready To Scrap In Public

The ‘YES!’ Master, Diego Sanchez, has had enough of the Conor McGregor hype train. Especially after that train stopped in YES town to call him fat sloppy and slow. Things escalated from there: @TheNotoriousMMA i have bigger fish to fry like #1rankedlightweight oct 19, be ready when I see you at fight summit it's on...


Aug 23, 2013 9:58 am

UFC Fight For The Troops Card Taking Shape: Romero v. Markes & Camozzi v. Larkin

The UFC announced its addition of two middleweights bouts to its November 6 Fight For The Troops card.  Yoel Romero will face Ronny Markes, and Lorenz Larkin (pictured) will face Chris Camozzi, the UFC announced via Twitter Thursday night.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA Two middleweight bouts have been added to the UFC Fight For...

Aug 23, 2013 9:54 am

VIDEO | Machida Says He Has Four Years Left Of Fighting

Lyoto ‘The Dragon’ Machida gives an estimated timeline for his retirement in the video interview. The former light-heavyweight champion believes he will stick around for another four-years, making his estimated retirement age set at 39 years old.

Aug 23, 2013 9:46 am

FREE FIGHT VIDEO | Kampmann vs. Condit 1

There are no gimmes when you enter the Octagon, as former WEC welterweight champion Carlos Condit learned when he made his UFC debut against 14-2 Martin Kampmann. The two headlined UFC Fight Night Live in April 2009.

Aug 22, 2013 10:16 pm

QUICK TWITT | Conor McGregor Tore ACL at UFC Fight Night 26

Breakout UFC featherweight fighter, Conor McGregor, will be sidelined for about ten months with tears to both cartilage and ligament in his knee which he suffered Saturday night competing at UFC Fight Night 26.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA   Conor McGregor, the Irish featherweight fighter who has been winning over fans since entering the...

Aug 22, 2013 4:48 pm

Koscheck vs. Woodley Set For Growing UFC 167 Event

A third welterweight scrap has been added to the upcoming UFC 167 event in the form of Josh Koscheck and Tyron Woodley. UFC officials announced the bout earlier today. The pay-per-view event, which features a main event title fight between champion Georges St-Pierre and challenger Johny Hendricks goes down from the MGM Grand Garden Arena...

Aug 22, 2013 4:13 pm

Ben Rothwell, Frank Mir Both Get TRT Exemptions For UFC 164

According to reports, a new face has hit the controversial TRT button and received an exemption for the therapeutic use of Testosterone in competition. That face belongs to UFC heavyweight fighter, Ben Rothwell. Rothwell actively sought and received an exemption from the state of Wisconsin to use the controversial therapy in advance of his UFC...

Aug 22, 2013 4:02 pm

Report: UFC 161 & 163 Ratings Flop, Do Under 200k PPV Buys

When it comes to PPV buy rates we never really get disclosed true and accurate figures. However the one reliable and lone source for UFC pay-per-view figures has and always will be, Mr. Dave Meltzer. When people talk of buys, stating this PPV did this amount and this one did that, it is all based...

Aug 22, 2013 3:44 pm

Wanderlei Silva Won’t Fight Sonnen Without PPV Points, Dana White Not Happy

We recently discovered that UFC President Dana White had plans for Sonnen vs. Silva to go down at UFC 167. Wanderlei Silva is apparently down for the scrap, but only if he receives additional compensation in the form of pay-per-view buy points. “[Silva] said he won’t fight him unless he gets PPV [points]” White told...

Aug 22, 2013 11:04 am

QUICK TWITT | Ben Askren Asks Dana White For GSP

Bellator welterweight champion, Ben Askren, has recently opened up on the market as a free agent. His boss at Bellator, Bjorn Rebney, has stated he’s not all that interested in re-signing his champion and instead will help him pursue his dreams of fighting GSP. Whether true or not,  Askren isn’t hesitating and almost instantly threw...

Aug 22, 2013 11:00 am

Training Like A Champion: Knowing Your Supplements (PART 3)

  Welcome to BJPenn.com’s third installment of “Training Like a Champion: Knowing Your Supplements.” In today’s sporting age there are a million different supplements on the market and it can get very confusing when trying to figure out where to start a healthy and beneficial diet and supplement routine. This column is going to highlight...

Aug 22, 2013 10:49 am

World Series of Fighting 5 Features Three Gracies: Rolles, Gregor and Neiman

The First Family of Mixed Martial Arts will leave a significant imprint on World Series of Fighting’s next event as three different members of the Gracie clan will appear on the eagerly anticipated Sept. 14 card at Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, NJ. In addition to a recently announced heavyweight contest between Rolles Gracie...

Aug 22, 2013 10:45 am

VIDEO | Dana White Defends A-Rod On Fox Sports 1 Interview Last Night

“I’m a friend of A-Rod’s. I was diagnosed a couple years ago with Meniere’s disease, which is damage to the nerve, and A-Rod called me and said, ‘I went to this place in Dusseldorf, Germany. Kobe Bryant sent me there.’ You know, you look at the list of athletes and people, Pope John Paul went...

Aug 22, 2013 10:31 am

UFC Fight Night 30: Barnatt vs. Graig And Kuiper vs. Scott Added

Two middleweight bouts have been added to the UFC Fight Night 30 card on October 26.  Luke Barnatt will face Andrew Craig (pictured) and Michael Kuiper will take on Brad Scott.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA The UFC has added two middleweight bouts to the UFC Fight Night 30 card.  Luke Barnatt will take on...

Aug 22, 2013 10:22 am

Waylon Lowe vs. Georgi Karakhanyan Added To WSOF 5 On Sept. 14

A featherweight contest between Millennia MMA standout Georgi “Insane” Karakhanyan (21-3-1) and American Top Team product Waylon Lowe (14-4) completes the NBC Sports Network-televised main card for next month’s “World Series of Fighting 5: Arlovski vs. Kyle” event. Tickets for WSOF 5 are currently on sale at all Ticketmaster locations, Ticketmaster.com and charge-by-phone at (800)...