Archive: MMA NEWS

Jul 8, 2013 3:11 pm

Felony Assault Charges Against Jeremy Stephens Dropped

By JAKE CHASTAIN |Great news for UFC featherweight and longtime employee, Jeremy Stephens, broke today. Apparently the felony assault and burglary charges he was facing from an incident spawning from a 2011 incident have been dropped. The news comes by way of Stephens’ manager, Ryan Hass, as he first confirmed with MMA Fighting. Stephens and a...

Jul 8, 2013 2:48 pm

Weidman: I’d Still Beat Him Again

“I’m not here to change other people’s opinion but I’ll tell you one thing: he did not give me the belt, he did not throw the fight. It was nothing like that. He was doing exactly what he does in all his fights. He had his hands down, he was trying to mentally defeat me,...

Jul 8, 2013 2:45 pm

Belfort: ‘Who deserves that title shot more than me?’

“Who deserves that title shot more than me? Come on. Look at what I did to the top two contenders. I defeated the world champion of Strikeforce. I defeated the No. 1 contender of the UFC, Michael Bisping. I not just defeated them, but I defeated them in (exciting) fashion… I guess sometimes you have...

Jul 8, 2013 2:27 pm

PHOTO | Jon Jones Stares Down Roy Jones Jr.

Anderson Silva has stated on several occasions that he wants a scrap against boxing legend, Roy Jones Jr. After his loss this past weekend, Dana White said that fight is still possible, but don’t tell that to Jon Jones who was seen at UFC 162 staring down the pugilist. Bones Jones vs Roy Jones

Jul 8, 2013 2:23 pm

Dana White Says Nick Diaz “Wants to Fight”

By JAKE CHASTAIN | Although this past weekend’s news of Chris Weidman dethroning Anderson Silva to become the new UFC Middleweight Champion has understandably spilled over and flooded MMA news sites across the web there have been a couple other intriguing stories that have risen from the rubble of UFC 162, including news that UFC...

Jul 8, 2013 2:19 pm

QUICK TWITT | White Eyes Year-End Show For Silva vs. Weidman II

In a talk with the Los Angeles Times, UFC President Dana white revealed that he is trying to put together a rematch between Anderson Silva and Chris Weidman for the UFC’s big year-end show. Currently dubbed, UFC 168, the show is already expected to be headlined by a female title fight between Ronda Rousey and...

Jul 8, 2013 2:10 pm

Salary Report: Anderson Silva Tops UFC 162 Disclosed Payroll

Even in defeat, the former pound-for-pound king took home the lions share of the disclosed fighter pay last weekend at UFC 162. So much so that, he out-earned his opponent by $552,000.00. The Nevada State athletic commission released the disclosed fighter pay this morning for last Saturday’s event that took place at the MGM Grand...

Jul 8, 2013 12:38 pm

VIDEO | Did Anderson Silva Predict His Own Loss?

The above video is making waves this morning. Prior to his UFC 162 defeat, former UFC middleweight champion, Anderson Silva predicted his own loss against Chris Weidman. Check it out!

Jul 8, 2013 12:34 pm

What is Anderson Silva’s Current State of Mind?

I would imagine the first thing someone presently called the greatest fighter of all time would feel after a loss is disappointment. With one vicious left hand Chris Weidman captured the UFC Middleweight Championship Saturday Night by kocking out that fighter. He knocked out the greatest Middleweight Champion the UFC has ever listed on its...

Jul 8, 2013 12:25 pm

VIDEO | GSP Reacts To Weidman’s Win Over Anderson Silva

“I predicted Chris Weidman would win but I didn’t think he’d win the way he did. I thought he would win with ground and pound or some kind of submission but he won with a beautiful knockout standing up.” “But I think Silva just got caught. I still think he’s the best in the world.”...

Jul 8, 2013 12:22 pm

Dana White: Jon Jones Now To Top Pound-For-Pound Fighter In The World

The UFC boss has crowned a new pound-for-pound king following Anderson Silva’s second round defeat at last weekend’s UFC 162 event and that man is UFC light-heavyweight champion, Jon Jones. To hear the UFC bosses comments, hit play below and catch-all his post-fight musings.

Jul 8, 2013 12:18 pm

Dana White: Vitor Belfort Completely Out Of Title Hunt

Vitor Belfort has cemented himself as one of the greatest ever. His recent run of domination in the UFC’s middleweight division is nothing short of amazing. While he likely deserves a rematch at Anderson or a crack at the new champ, UFC president Dana White told reporters during the UFC 162 post-fight media event that...

Jul 8, 2013 12:14 pm

Mark Munoz Thinks He Can Definitely Beat Chris Weidman In Rematch

Mark Munoz, returned to action with an impressive win over top middleweight contender Tim Boetsch. During his appearance on the FUEL TV post-fight show he took to the mic to give his take on what a rematch would yield for himself against Chris Weidman. “You saw the real Mark Munoz tonight,” Munoz said on the...

Jul 8, 2013 12:01 pm

VIDEO | Watch Chris Weidman’s K.O. Over Anderson Silva Right Here

Video: Highlights: UFC 162: Silva – Weidman Last weekend in the UFC 162 main event, Chris Weidman shocked the world by knocking out Anderson Silva in the second round of their five-round title fight. If you missed the historic matchup hit play above to catch a full fight highlight.

Jul 8, 2013 11:56 am

VIDEO | Watch Frankie Edgar Defeat Charles Oliveira Right Here

Video: Highlights: UFC 162: Edgar – Oliveira Last weekend at UFC 162, former UFC lightweight champion, Frankie Edgar notched his first win in four fights against Charles Oliveira. If you missed it, hit play above and watch the flu fight highlights.

Jul 6, 2013 11:26 am

UFC 162 Main Card Quick Picks with’s Jake Chastain

By JAKE CHASTAIN | It’s time, fight fans! UFC 162 has arrived and Las Vegas is having a hard time containing the excitement. Tonight we’ll get to see UFC Middleweight Champion and all-time great, Anderson Silva, place his title on the line against one of the brightest new stars in the sport of MMA, Chris Weidman....

Jul 6, 2013 10:20 am


By Evan Stoumbelis – @MMAEvan UFC 162: Silva vs. Weidman takes place tonight from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. In the main event Chris Weidman will attempt to make history by trying to be the first man to put a notch in Anderson Silva’s UFC record. If you didn’t make the...

Jul 6, 2013 10:14 am


By Jake Chastain A stacked evening of fights is upon us and outside of tonight’s main card, not much can rival the UFC 162 preliminary card action. Set to air on both Facebook and FX, the UFC 162 prelims features six highly anticipated match ups and is rounded out with a featured bout with Chris...

Jul 6, 2013 9:57 am

Watch Tonights UFC 162 Post-Fight Press Conference Live on BJPENN.COM

Immediately following tonight’s UFC 162 event, BJPENN.COM will be hosting a live broadcast of the official UFC post-fight press conference. To tune in to this media only event just click play in the player below approximately 30-minutes after the conclusion of the main event.

Jul 6, 2013 9:55 am

UFC 162: Silva could earn $800,000; Weidman $48,000

  Regardless of how to fight ends, it will be a profitable night Anderson Silva. recently requested and received disclosed salaries for UFC 162, which takes place Saturday at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Middleweight champ Silva (33-4), will earn a guaranteed $600,000 for fighting No. 1 challenger Chris Weidman (9-0), according...

Jul 6, 2013 9:35 am

VIDEO REPLAY | UFC 162 Weigh-Ins

The official UFC 162 weigh-ins took place yesterday from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. If you missed it, check them out in the player above!

Jul 5, 2013 5:53 pm

UFC 162 Weigh-In Results: All Competitors Make Weight

Every fighter slated to compete Saturday night at UFC 162: Silva vs Weidman have made their respective fight weight, and are ready to end Fight Week Las Vegas with a bang! Of course, the main event of the evening will feature the much anticipated title fight with UFC middleweight champ and pound-for-pound kingpin Anderson ‘The Spider’...