Archive: MMA NEWS

Mar 28, 2013 3:14 pm

Firas Zahabi Responds To Diaz Camp’s Complaint: GSP made weight | UFC NEWS

Firas Zahabi, head trainer at Tristar Gym in Montreal, Quebec Canada, recently responded to accusations made against Georges St Pierre from the Diaz camp. It seems as though just prior to weigh-ins, the Quebec Athletic Commission notified the two camps that their fighters were allowed to weigh in over the 170 pound limit, as long...

Mar 28, 2013 10:23 am

BJPENN.COM RADIO 3/27/13 – JOSH THOMSON, KING MO (FULL ARCHIVE)

Last night the BJPENN.COM RADIO crew returned to action with UFC on fOX 7 fighter Josh Thomson and Bellator light-heavyweight, King Mo. If you missed the live show you can use the player above to catch the full archived audio. You can also check out the full archive from the great BJPENN.COM RADIO CHANNEL RIGHT...

Mar 28, 2013 10:18 am

VIDEO | Tito Ortiz Wants Rousey vs. Cyborg On NYE | UFC NEWS

“Cris has shown in Strikeforce, why she’s so dominant, why women are afraid of her. She has three fights with Invicta, she will be the world champion and she will walk away a world champion. Like I said, New Year’s Eve, let’s make a super fight. Forget the title. Champion vs. champion, who cares about...

Mar 28, 2013 10:16 am

“Bigfoot” On TRT: It doesn’t win fights | UFC NEWS

“If they’re going to allow him (Overeem) to use it, what are you going to do? For sure I’m going to be angry. Because it happens, this test that he did with his testosterone, yes? It was a low level, right? You know why? Because he stops taking these things. So then he did the...

Mar 28, 2013 10:07 am

VIDEO | Ortiz Coaching Cyborg on Ground And Pound | MMA NEWS

Tito Ortiz takes the credit for creating the ground-and-pound style of fighting in Mixed Martial Arts. Now that he is retired from competition he has taken on the role of managing Cris Cyborg. Apparently management also entails teaching his fighter some vicious elbow strikes from top position.

Mar 28, 2013 9:53 am

Phil Davis Ready To Make Magalhaes Regret Asking The Fight | UFC NEWS

“I respect Vinny a lot. I respect all the guys in my weight class, all the guys in the UFC. All of them are skilled fighters — we’re the best in the world. I take him very seriously, but, he’s going to regret asking to fight me. Some lessons have to be learned the hard...

Mar 27, 2013 10:49 am

PHOTO | Fan Gets Insanely Accurate Portrait Tattoo Of Arianny Celeste

In the great world of Tattooing, there are tattoo artists and then there are “TATTOO ARTISTS”. Which is why when I stumbled across this recent portrait of UFC Octagon girl, Arianny Celeste, I thought it important to share this art. You have to give the fan props for committing their body to such a lifelike...

Mar 27, 2013 10:32 am

Condit: GSP vs. Diaz Fight Nothing To Write Home About | UFC NEWS

“Yeah, I watched most of that fight. It went very much as I expected it to go. It was a little bit lackluster, nothing to write home about. Georges is very good at what he does, but a lot of his fights aren’t really very exciting.” Former UFC welterweight interim champion, Carlos Condit, tells Steph...

Mar 26, 2013 12:00 pm

BJPENN.COM LAUNCHES “LATE NIGHT CAGESIDE” RADIO SHOW NEXT MONDAY | MMA NEWS

BJPENN.COM is happy to announce the launch of a brand new live MMA radio show, “Late Night Cageside” hosted by Tony Kamps and Chase Raymond. The show will air on Monday nights starting at 10/9CT, with the first show airing on April 1, 2013. The focus of the show will be on the major issues...

Mar 26, 2013 11:38 am

VIDEO | ESPN Profiles MMA Fighter With Down Syndrome | MMA NEWS

One of the wonders and powers of sport is the inclusion. We’ve often seen stories of special needs athletes who participate in games, and enjoy moments of belonging, of connection, of triumph. But what if a special needs athlete’s chosen sport revolves around violence — a sport where there’s no team protection, and the goal...

Mar 26, 2013 11:10 am

WSOF Officials Approved UFC Gloves For Arlovski Prior To Bout | MMA NEWS

Much was made about former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski wearing UFC gloves in his fight against Anthony Johnson last weekend at WSOF 2. However, now that the dust has settled, WSOF officials revealed to Ariel Helwani that because of Arlovski’s large hands the UFC gloves were the only available to fit him properly. “We...

Mar 25, 2013 5:36 pm

GSP And Hayabusa Apologize For ‘Rising Sun’ Gi | UFC NEWS

Chan Sung Jung’s recently wrote a Facebook letter to Georges St Pierre regarding his offensive Hayabusa ‘Rising Sun’ Gi worn at UFC 158 earlier this month. He explained to Georges that this symbol represents Japan’s war crimes against Koreans. This ‘history lesson’ has lead both Hayabusa and Georges St Pierre to openly apologize for the...