Archive: MMA NEWS

Jul 31, 2013 8:56 pm

Tito Ortiz Joins Bellator Roster; Set To Face “Rampage” Jackson At November PPV

Rumors recently surfaced hinting at a potential bout between former UFC light-heavyweight champion Quinton “Rampage” Jackson and boxing legend Roy Jones Jr. While Jackson appears to have plans to face Roy Jones Jr. in the future, his next opponent will be met in the realm Mixed Martial Arts combat, and it is none other than...

Jul 31, 2013 4:34 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 two WSOF 4 fighters. Evening Headliner, Angel Deanda and popular UFC veteran Tyson Griffin will be live with the crew tonight! Use the player below to catch...

Jul 31, 2013 11:20 am

Jorge Masvidal Targeted To Face Rustam Khabilov At UFC Fight Night in November

  Following his recent 2-round domination of TUF:15 winner, Michale Chiesa, Jorge Masvidal has reportedly found his next opponent in hard-hitting Rustam Khabilov at a UFC Fight Night event in November.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA   A lightweight match between Jorge Masvidal and Rustam Khabilov is in the works for a UFC Fight Night...

Jul 31, 2013 10:45 am

Vitor Belfort Interested in Fight With Chael Sonnen

With his recent dismissal of fighting Tim Kennedy, UFC middleweight fighter Vitor Belfort insisted that unless he is to fight for the title, he must fight in another weight class.  UFC light heavyweight fighter, Chael Sonnen, was quick to express interest in facing the Brazilian fighter.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA   Through his wife...

Jul 31, 2013 10:40 am

GSP: ‘One day one guy will beat me’

“I always want to fight the best guy, but there’s so many guys coming up. They’re all calling me because I’m the champion, so I’m the target for them. I have the crown. One day, one guy [will] beat me; he’s going to have the crown, so it won’t be me anymore. People forget a...

Jul 31, 2013 10:25 am

Ronda Rousey Moving Training Camp To Expendables 3 Set

“They’ve been extremely accommodating. I’m going to be able to move people from my camp over where I want to be at filming. It’s going to be me training all the way through this. If I was going to have three jobs and train at the same time, then I can have one other job...

Jul 31, 2013 10:16 am

VIDEO | Countdown To UFC 163: Aldo vs. TKZ Full Episode

Will the unpredictable, darn-near-unstoppable Chan Sung Jung – aka ‘The Korean Zombie’ – be the one to end Jose Aldo’s reign over the featherweight division? See how both fighters are preparing for their upcoming title test. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Jul 31, 2013 10:03 am

Maia vs. Shields Likely For Fall UFC Event

A welterweight clash between, grappling standouts, Demian Maia and Jake Shields is reportedly in the works for an upcoming UFC event this fall. ‘UFC Tonight’ on FUEL TV confirmed the bout last night. Demian Maia is currently riding high on a three-fight win streak following his drop to the UFC’s welterweight division. The former middleweight...

Jul 30, 2013 4:18 pm

UFC on FOX 8 Medical Suspensions Released Today

There is a laundry list of fighters who are getting a minimum of three months worth of medical suspensions after this past weekend’s UFC on Fox 8. The Washington State Department of Licensing, which oversaw Saturday’s event, released the medical suspensions to UFC on FOX 8 took place July 27 at KeyArena in Seattle....

Jul 30, 2013 2:27 pm

“The Spider” Heading to Thailand to Sharpen Striking Skills

By JAKE CHASTAIN | Following his loss to “The All American” Chris Weidman, Anderson Silva knows that he made some mistakes in that fight and he is not going to let the same thing happen again come December 28th when the two rematch for the UFC middleweight title. Silva, for the first time in his UFC...

Jul 30, 2013 1:49 pm

Francis Carmont Slated to Face Constantinos Philippou at UFC 165

By JAKE CHASTAIN | The UFC has announced that two middleweight contenders will place their reputations and winning-streaks on the line in September as Francis Carmont will meet Constatinos Philippou at UFC 165 in Toronto. The news was confirmed by UFC officials today (July 30th). Carmont (21-7, 5-0 UFC) will be placing his 10 fight winning...

Jul 30, 2013 12:59 pm

PHOTO | GSP & Hendricks Staredown

During yesterday’s stop in Las Vegas, UFC welterweight champion, GSP and Johny Hendricks squared off for the camera’s. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Jul 30, 2013 12:55 pm

GSP Won’t Let Media Tear Apart Friendship With MacDonald

Georges St. Pierre isn’t impressed with the way the media is trying to drive a wedge between he and his buddy. Ever since Rory MacDonald defeated Jake Ellenburger over the weekend, the call for these two Tri Star training partners to someday square off has been beckoning. Rory brushed off the notion during post-fight interviews...

Jul 30, 2013 12:41 pm

PHOTO | Velasquez & Dos Santos Staredown At Yesterday’s Media Event

While the UFC is on ‘World Tour’ we are sure to see several compelling staredowns between champions and challengers. Yesterday we got Cain vs. JDS who will square off for the third time in a rubber match set for Houston on October 19. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Jul 30, 2013 11:50 am

VIDEO | GSP: ‘I will not fight Rory’

During a recent media event, UFC welterweight champion, GSP confirmed that he will not under any circumstances fight his teammate and #3 ranked welterweight, Rory MacDonald. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Jul 30, 2013 11:48 am

Machida Believes Glover Teixeira Is The Man To Beat Jon Jones

“I think Glover, he’s great technique, he’s a very strong guy. He’s training to fight and he can beat Jon Jones one day. He’s good. He’s difficult to take him down, he defends all the time and good cardio too. I think Glover can beat Jon Jones.” Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Jul 30, 2013 11:46 am

GSP: “I Still Believe Anderson Silva Is The Best In The World Pound-For-Pound”

Longtime UFC welterweight champion and top-3 pound-for-pound fighter, Georges St-Pierre, still believes Anderson Silva is the best fighter, pound-for-pound, despite his recent loss to Chris Weidman.  GSP said that the fight also served to wake him up leading up to his own title defense against Johny Hendricks.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA   In a...