Archive: MMA NEWS

Jun 27, 2013 1:11 pm

Legendary Kickboxer Semmy Schilt Retires from Combat Sports

By JAKE CHASTAIN | It’s only a matter of time before our bodies tell us that we can’t do the things that we want to anymore. In today’s case it’s legendary kickboxer and former MMA competitor, Semmy Schilt, who is walking away from combat sports and declaring his retirement. Schilt will be 40 in October....

Jun 27, 2013 9:22 am

Rampage: Spike TV Made The UFC

“Dana’s actually a cool guy. Dana is really down to earth. He’s actually really cool, but sometimes when it’s business, it’s business. Dana, you can tell that he’s a strong businessman because look what he’s done with the company. Sometimes he gets a little bit too emotional with his business, and that’s what makes you...

Jun 27, 2013 9:06 am

Ronda Rousey tries to emulate Fedor Emelianenko when she fights

When Ultimate Fighting Championship women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey fights, she tries to emulate Fedor Emelianenko. Emelianenko is her favorite fighter after all. “My favorite fighter to watch ever I would say is Fedor Emelianenko,” Rousey said during a Facebook chat sponsored by MetroPCS on Wednesday. Rousey has a perfect 7-0 record. She finished all...

Jun 27, 2013 9:05 am

Invicta FC 6: Charmaine Tweet Set To Replace Julia Budd Against Ediane Gomes

Streaking submission specialist Charmaine “Not So Sweet” Tweet (4-3) of Regina, Saskatchewan Canada will replace an injured Julia Budd in a featherweight (145 pounds) main card bout against powerhouse Ediane Gomes (10-2) of Fort Lauderdale, Fla. via Sao Paulo, Brazil at the highly-anticipated Invicta Fighting Championships women’s world championship Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) event at...

Jun 27, 2013 9:00 am

‘British Invasion’ Announces Broadcast Team For This Weekend’s PPV Event

Global Warrior Challenge is proud to announce the formation of its commentary team for this Saturday’s “British Invasion” broadcast, which will emanate from the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Missouri, and will be shown live on Pay-Per-View. Handling play-by-play duties for the fight card will be highly-respected “Inside MMA” lead reporter/news anchor Ron Kruck. Providing...

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 [email protected]: @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. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

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. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

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! Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit