Archive: MMA NEWS

Apr 12, 2013 10:07 am

Watch Today’s TUF 17 Finale Weigh-Ins Live on BJPENN.COM (6pm ET)

Today fighters scheduled for ‘The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale’ event will hit the scales at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in LAs Vegas and make their bouts official for tomorrow nights card. If you cannot make the event live this afternoon, have no fear. As always BJPENN.COM will be streaming the weigh-ins live and free...

Apr 12, 2013 10:02 am

Swedish Commission Releases Statement On The Removal Of Alexander Gustafsson

On Saturday the 30th of March a SMMAF doctor examined Mr. Alexander Gustafsson and forwarded images of the injury, pre and post sutures, to two other SMMAF doctors. Together they made the assessment that Gustafsson’s injury was of such a nature that he would not be able to compete nor partake in full–contact sparring for...

Apr 12, 2013 9:59 am

GSP Has Some News For Hendricks: “I’m Already Training”

“I’m already training. I train all the time. I heard Hendricks say ‘Oh, when he’s doing the movie, I’ll be training.’ Well, I have some news for him, I’m already training now. I trained two, three days after the (Nick Diaz) fight, I was in the gym training. The movie has nothing to to with...

Apr 12, 2013 9:24 am

Hendricks Hitting Weights To Bulk Up For GSP Fight

“I’m just going to work on things that I could have done better. I’m actually going to lift during this camp, during this off-season. Last off-season I didn’t, so I’m actually going to start lifting again, trying to get up a little more power for this next fight.” UFC welterweight number one contender, Johny Hendricks,...

Apr 12, 2013 9:21 am

VIDEO | Pat Barry Tries A Flying Armbar

His girl did it last week in Bellator, and now UFC heavyweight fighter, Pat Barry takes to the training room to try to duplicate the move.

Apr 11, 2013 10:37 am

Cesar Gracie Comments on Split from Diaz

  The recent split between Nate Diaz and longtime trainer and manager, Cesar Gracie has been in the spotlight for a few days now as the media and fans alike seek answers. Yet what has been widely overlooked is the fact that Gracie has only split from Diaz as his manager and apparently remains his...

Apr 11, 2013 10:32 am

Bobby Green vs Danny Castillo Set For UFC On Fox 8 In July

The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced today via Twitter that lightweights Bobby Green and Danny Castillo will fight on UFC on Fox 8 in Seattle. 3 new July fights! Del Rosario/Dave Herman at UFC 162; Saffiedine/Lawler and Danny Castillo/Bobby Green at @ufconfox Seattle — UFC (@ufc) April 11, 2013 Strikeforce lightweight import Bobby Green (20-5) is...

Apr 11, 2013 8:52 am

Rory MacDonald vs. Jake Ellenberger set for UFC on FOX 8

After an injury layoff, UFC welterweight Rory MacDonald will next face Jake Ellenberger at Seattle’s upcoming Fox card. Carlos Condit was set to rematch MacDonald (14-1, 5-1 UFC), but the Canadian welterweight pulled out with a neck injury. MacDonald’s last fight was a dominant unanimous decision victory over former champion BJ Penn. Ellenberger (29-6, 8-2...

Apr 10, 2013 11:51 am

VIDEO | Mazzagatti Admits His Bad Call Caused Fighter A Loss

“It looked to me like he got hit with an uppercut. He went back, grabbed his face and hit the ground. Later on, we found out it was clear as day an eye poke. We didn’t have the instant replay at the time…so one of those losses on Anthony’s career was due to my bad...

Apr 10, 2013 11:18 am

Fallon Fox Fires Back At Matt Mitrione

“Matt Mitrione went well beyond disagreeing with the medical experts who say I should be able to compete as a woman, and personally attacked me as a fighter, as a woman, and as a human being. “His comments do not reflect the spirit of our sport, where most competitors uphold values like respect and dignity.”...

Apr 9, 2013 10:00 pm

TUF 17, Episode 12 Results: Finalists Determined

And then there were two. The Ultimate Fighter returned to FX on Tuesday night, with the final episode of its seventeenth season, featuring two semifinal elimination fights. New Yorker Uriah Hall and Kelvin Gastelum of Yuma, Ariz. secured their berths in the final and moved within reach of a lucrative contract with the Ultimate Fighting...

Apr 9, 2013 12:42 pm

Hector Lombard To Partner With Mike Dolce

Former Bellator Middleweight Champion Hector Lombard has had a recent rough stretch with his new organization, the UFC. After going undefeated for nearly 5 years and 25 fights, Lombard has recently posted a disappointing 1-2 record in the UFC. It is evident that the Cuban-born Judoka needs a change in order to secure his place...

Apr 9, 2013 9:17 am

George Sotiropolous Responds To Ross Pearson’s ‘TUF Smashes’ KO Story

“It’s time to set the record straight with Ross Pearson’s false statements. There was no shortage of drama produced both on and off the set of TUF Smashes. The incident he describes started with Team UK coach Erin Beach inviting me to fight and directing bold statements towards me on twitter. The following was a...

Apr 9, 2013 9:03 am

Tate See’s TUF 18 Girls Outcasting Males, Hooking Up With Eachother

“I do (want to be a part of TUF) I’m excited for it, I think it’s going to be wild. I think it’s going to be Real World meets TUF, and I don’t know, I have this idea or joke actually that all the girls are going to be like lesbians or hooking up with...

Apr 9, 2013 9:00 am

Frank Mir: ‘Cormier has nothing to lose except his limbs” at UFC on FOX 7

“[He has] nothing to lose. He goes out and fights somebody else that’s lower ranked, and he comes out and loses, he loses a lot of stock. He goes out against me, changes levels, takes a shot. I guillotine him and choke him out in, let’s say, 40 seconds. Does it really take anything away...

Apr 8, 2013 11:43 am

VIDEO | UFC 159: Jones vs. Sonnen Extended Preview

After trading words for months,UFC light heavyweight Jon Jones and perennial contender Chael Sonnen finally get to trade blows at UFC 159. Plus, Michael Bisping and Alan Belcher meet in a matchup of brash middlewieght strikers.