Archive: MMA NEWS

Jun 26, 2013 3:14 pm


The crew returns tonight in their normal time-slot for an all new episode of BJPENN.COM RADIO. Hosts George Mathews (@GMathewsMMA) and Pedro Carrasco (@LATLPedro) will be joined by top UFC light-heavyweight fighter Phil Davis, Newly signed UFC Heavyweight Soa Palelei & WAR MMA competitor Dominic Clark. Use the player below to catch the live broadcast...

Jun 26, 2013 2:11 pm


On Sunday July 7th, former UFC welterweight and lightweight champion, BJ Penn, will be hosting a two-hour meet and greet from the Last Vegas Fight Shop in Las Vegas, Nevada. This special two-hour appearance is to launch the limited edition Roots of Fight & RVCA BJ Penn T-Shirt collaboration. See the attached flyer for additional...

Jun 26, 2013 1:41 pm

Alvarez vs. Bellator could stretch into 2014

With no end in the foreseeable future, its appears Eddie Alvarez will continue to be on the shelf. Steve Marrocco at MMA Junkie is reporting that Alvarez won’t be fighting any time soon if his case with Bellator heads to trial. On Monday, documents filed in U.S. district court state that the two aren’t required...

Jun 26, 2013 12:52 pm

BJ Penn tops Anderson Silva’s list of all time greatest fighters

During Tuesday’s media teleconference call to promote UFC 162, longtime middleweight champion Anderson “The Spider” Silva (33-4 MMA, 16-0 UFC) was asked to name the four greatest fighters in MMA history, pound for pound: “In my opinion, B.J. Penn is No. 1,” replied Silva. “And then Randy Couture, Chuck Liddell and then Royce Gracie.” 1....

Jun 26, 2013 12:32 pm

QUICK TWITT | Jon Jones: ‘I’m not really the stand and bang type of fighter’

The Ultimate Fighting Championship’s light-heavyweight Champion, Jon Jones, is an active social media user who often engages with fans. Yesterday the champ was asked about the game plan in his next scheduled bout with Alexander Gustafsson and to that he replied with the following: Not really the stand and bang type “@drow33: @JonnyBones you gonna...

Jun 26, 2013 12:07 pm

Memorable Moments in the UFC Part 1

There have been many memorable moments in the UFC. takes a look at some of the best, and well worst moments depending on who you’re a fan of in this 3 part series. Anderson Silva defeats former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Forrest Griffin with a pawing jab Anderson Silva seemed unmotivated in his title...

Jun 26, 2013 8:23 am

Anderson Silva: GSP had his chance and chose not to fight me

UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva has been lobbying for a super fight with GSP for years. Whenever things look like they are close to happening, GSP seems to back out. Most recently St-Pierre went on record by stating that his, sometimes training partner, Chris Weidman would finish Anderson and halt all discussions for a need...

Jun 26, 2013 8:12 am

Anderson Silva: Win or lose, nothing more to prove

“Every new fight is a new challenge. It’s really going to be up to whoever’s better prepared that night. Win or lose, a loser or a winner always walk side by side, so that doesn’t really matter. I’ve been doing this since I was eight years old. There’s always new challenges, there’s always new things....

Jun 26, 2013 8:05 am

VIDEO | 2 Days With WAR MMA President Nick Diaz

Coming off a successful debut as a promoter, Nick Diaz is poised to make noise in the MMA World from his ringside seat instead of in the cage. In this video you get a behind the scenes look of the WAR MMA debut.

Jun 26, 2013 8:01 am

TIm Kennedy | Emptying Trash Cans Pays More Than UFC

“It’s pathetic that so many fighters [have to have other job]. I’m one of the 3% of guys in the whole entire sport and it would be slim pickings to survive off what I make in fighting. It’s a good thing I have another job because the UFC doesn’t pay very well. Anybody who accepts...

Jun 26, 2013 7:22 am

Babalu : If you’re old step away, don’t take TRT

“Well, I cannot judge anybody, but I can tell you about myself, and how I feel about it in general. I don’t think this is fair to anybody. If you’re controlling your hormone level like that, it’s not really true. I think they should follow the Olympic games guidelines. If you’re old, you should just...

Jun 26, 2013 7:11 am

Anderson Silva: ‘I’ve always wanted to fight Roy Jones’

“Of course I want to fight him. Maybe after this fight with Weidman, regardless of the outcome, I would love to fight him. He’s already said that he would fight me also, so that’s something that I would really like to happen. I feel that his boxing style is one that I’d like to test...

Jun 25, 2013 11:52 am

VIDEO | Rousey on Tate: “Let the two pretty girls fight”

“Rowdy” Ronda Rousey talks us through the biggest moments in her MMA career on FUEL TV’s “Fighter’s Cut”. Ronda lets us into her mind as she walked into her first championship bout with Miesha Tate. Check out the rest of “Fighter’s Cut” Tuesday at 10/7P ET/PT on FUEL TV.

Jun 25, 2013 11:44 am

Quick Twitt | Mitrione & Schaub Engage In Twitter Beef

TUF 10 castmates Brendan Schaub and Matt Mitrione are scheduled to fight at UFC on FOX 8. The two heavyweights recently took to twitter and engaged in a heated exchange. Check it out: Hey @BrendanSchaub you asked to fight me, cool. Them sparse whiskers you grow can't hide that chin, son! #YaDunPhuckedUp — Matt Mitrione...

Jun 25, 2013 11:35 am

Rampage Jackson To Star In Self Written MMA Themed Film

“I couldn’t pass up on that dream to do pro wrestling, and Viacom gave me my own reality show, which starts shooting very soon, and Viacom [owns] Paramount Pictures, and they’re going to have me doing movies. The first movie I’m doing is the one I wrote. I’ve seen a few MMA movies out there...

Jun 25, 2013 11:17 am

Free Fight Video | Anderson Silva vs. Forrest Griffin

Back at UFC 101, UFC middleweight champion, Anderson Silva took the trip back up to the light-heavyweight division to face off with former 205 Kingpin, Forrest Griffin. If you have never seen this fight, you owe it to yourself to get caught up on some of your MMA History! Enjoy!

Jun 25, 2013 10:32 am

Bobby Lashley Returns To MMA Action On The 29th

Rising mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion Global Warrior Challenge (GWC) is excited to announce that MMA/pro wrestling superstar Bobby Lashley will be competing at its inaugural MMA event, “THE BRITISH INVASION: U.S. vs. U.K.,” which will take over the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Missouri on Saturday, June 29th. Though Lashley’s opponent is still in...

Jun 25, 2013 10:26 am

VIDEO | UFC 162: Undisputed vs. Undefeated

Anderson Silva is the best there’s ever been. Chris Weidman is the top contender for his title. What will happen when two masters of mixed martial arts bring their best to one another?

Jun 25, 2013 10:18 am

Nevada Athletic Commission Clears All WSOF3 Fighters’ Drug Tests

By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA All drug tests from the World Series of Fighting’s latest event, WSOF3, came back negative, reported the Nevada Athletic Commission. Executive Director of the commission, Keith Kizer, released the results of the tests on Monday.  All 18 fighters from WSOF3 submitted to testing for performance-enhancing drugs with a screening for other...

Jun 25, 2013 10:17 am

Mayhem Miller Blames Dana White for New York’s ban of MMA

By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA Former UFC fighter, Jason ‘Mayhem’ Miller, took to Twitter Monday in a series of attacks aimed directly at Dana White, blaming the UFC president for the state of New York’s continued ban on mixed martial arts. After White posted this link to his Twitter, asking his followers, ‘Want to know the...

Jun 25, 2013 9:44 am

Carina Damm to appeal suspension

Jason Ellis of Relentless Sports Management spoke to mmajunkie today regarding his client, Carina Damm (18-9 MMA), and her plans to appeal a six-month suspension and $550 fine handed out by the Ohio State Athletic Commission: “I don’t have all the facts,” Ellis said. “I spoke with Carina and her husband briefly, and my understanding...

Jun 25, 2013 9:42 am

Weidman: I’m Confident I Can Beat Silva

“I think what just got people going is my confidence. I’m not going to take that back, because I truly am confident. There should be no reason that I’m fighting if I wasn’t confident. I have a lot of respect for Anderson Silva, but I’m confident I can beat him—and I think that’s what gets...

Jun 25, 2013 9:32 am

Leben Open To Catchweight Bout With Koscheck

“Yes, absolutely I would take a catchweight fight with Koscheck. It would stop everybody that has been saying to me every day since the show came out, “When are you going to get a rematch with Koscheck? I hate him! I wish you would beat his ass!” That alone would make it worth it. …...

Jun 25, 2013 8:59 am

Dana White is not threatened by Bellator MMA

Bellator MMA may be the second biggest mixed martial arts’ promotion, but Ultimate Fighting Championship President Dana White isn’t threatened. “They’re never going to be as good as us,” White told “This is what we do 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Christmas. Easter. Let Christmas time come. Viacom shuts down from...

Jun 24, 2013 5:34 pm

Late Night Cageside Radio returns tonight at 10PM EST with D’Alelio, and Rothenhausler, also War Machine and Tim Boetsch, Listen here!

Late Night Cageside Radio powered by returns tonight at 10PM EST 7PM on the West Coast. The show is slammed full of interviews tonight with two of the WMMA fighters on the Invicta FC upcoming card Veronica “The Heartbreaker” Rothenhausier and Sarah “The Monster” D’Alelio. Also on tonight’s show to talk about his recent...