Archive: MMA NEWS

Dec 26, 2012 11:31 am

Heavyweight Fighters Predict UFC 155 Main Event | UFC NEWS

One of the most anticipated heavyweight clashes in history takes place this Saturday at the UFC’s year end show in Las Vegas. Several of the sports heavyweight fighters took to various media outlets to discuss their opinion on the match up and MMAMania.com compiled the following: Matt Mitrione – Cain “I think Cain will win...

Dec 26, 2012 11:24 am

VIDEO | Countdown To UFC 155 (Full Episode) | UFC NEWS

In anticipation of this Saturday’s UFC 155 PPV event, the UFC offices have put together “Countdown to UFC 155”. Heavyweight powerhouses Junior dos Santos and Cain Velasquez renew their rivalry at the last event of the year, while Joe Lauzon and Jim Miller, two of the most exciting fighters in the lightweight division, plan to...

Dec 25, 2012 7:09 am

Happy Holidays From BJPENN.COM

The entire staff at BJPENN.COM would like to wish all of our readers and members a happy holiday season this year and thank you for all your support and love! Have a merry Christmas and a Happy Holiday! – Team Penn

Dec 24, 2012 12:16 pm

VIDEO | Dana White UFC 155 Blog Day 1 | UFC NEWS

Dana”s First Vlog for UFC 155 introduces Nick “the tooth” a long time friend of Danas. Back at UFC on Fox 5, Nick had a few (too many) drinks one night and talked himself into a grappling match with Joe Lauzon. See what happens.

Dec 24, 2012 12:08 pm

VIDEO | Tito Ortiz Still Pushing For Cyborg vs. Rousey At 140 Pounds | UFC NEWS

“Let’s do a rematch and have a chance of her cutting to 135-pounds, possibly, if it’s possible she can do it. It’s just really tough, like I said. Just being with Cyborg and wrestling her myself, she’s a big girl. To make it down to 135-pounds, it would be kind of health threatening, I think....

Dec 24, 2012 11:43 am

VIDEO | History of MMA: Josh Barnett

In the latest clip from Bobby Razaak’s “History of MMA”, Josh Barnett gives his take on some of the most memorable moments.

Dec 24, 2012 10:50 am

Dan Henderson: I have at least four more fights ahead of me | UFC News

Former Pride champion, Strikeforce champion, and current UFC light heavyweight contender, Dan Henderson, has fought 37 times, with 29 wins and eight losses. At UFC 157 in February, “Hendo” fights Brazilian Lyoto Machida, with the winner getting the next crack at the light heavyweight belt. Win or lose, Dan says he has four more fights before retiring....

Dec 22, 2012 12:33 pm

Joey Beltran Wants A Quick Turnaround Ready To Fight In Anaheim | UFC NEWS

“The only person that I really would like to fight is Thiago Silva, but he’s suspended right now. It’s kind of like a half-assed call out, even though I don’t mean for it to be. I would love to fight him for the disrespect that he showed teammate, Brandon Vera. I also think that would...

Dec 22, 2012 12:33 pm

Bellator On Spike Season 8 Preview (Video)

The Bellator fight promotion is continuing to hype up their debut on SPIKE TV for the 8th season of their tournament format. With the hype train at full speed comes the latest preview featured above with what we, as MMA fans, can expect from the countries number 2 MMA promotion!

Dec 22, 2012 12:33 pm

Wanderlei Silva on Fighting Brian Stann: “This will be a classic” (Video)

“This is a fight that everyone wants to see. I’m already counting on your support. Because your support is what will make this fight even better. I want to thank Dana White for putting me on this event, as the main event, in Japan, at the Saitama Arena. A place where I’ve fought so many...

Dec 21, 2012 2:02 pm

Ronda Rousey: UFC is more pure than the Olympics | UFC NEWS

“The UFC and MMA stuff is so much more pure compared to all that to me,” Rousey said. “No one is going to change the rules of MMA because they prefer European style over Japanese style. It’s never going to be like that. It will be as close to a real fight as possible and...

Dec 21, 2012 6:47 am

Ed Herman replaces Lorenz Larkin, fights ‘Jacare’ Souza at final Strikeforce show | MMA News

Strikeforce officials announced yesterday that current UFC middleweight Ed Herman (20-8 MMA, 7-5 UFC) will be heading to Strikeforce for the promotions final event to face former Strikeforce middleweight champion Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza (16-3 MMA, 6-1 SF) on the evening main-card. Souza’s original opponent, Lorenz Larkin, was forced to withdraw from the bout after suffering a...

Dec 20, 2012 12:03 pm

Report: Jorge Masvidal Injured, Bout With Healy In Jeopardy | UFC NEWS

Poor Pat Healy just can’t catch a break. After having his title shot pulled from him twice against Gilbert Melendez, the top lightweight fighter was put into a scheduled bout against former title challenger Jorge Masvidal. Now, in a report from MMAMania.com it appears as if Masvidal too may be forced to withdrawal from the...

Dec 20, 2012 11:58 am

Chad Mendes Meets Manny Gamburyan At UFC 157 | UFC NEWS

The UFC’s return trip to The Honda Center in Anaheim, California is already set to deliver fireworks and it just keeps getting better. In featherweight action, two former title challengers will square off when Chad Mendes meets Manny Gamburyan. UFC officials announced the bout recently. UFC 157 is set to take place on February 23...

Dec 20, 2012 11:50 am

Dana White Discusses The Employment Of His First Openly Gay Fighter | UFC NEWS

“I love what [Liz Carmouche] did. I know I have the big ‘homophobe’ persona and people think I’m some homophobe. I’m the furthest thing from it. i think its ridiculous its 2013 and the government tells two people they can’t marry each other. Who is the government to tell two people who say they love...

Dec 20, 2012 11:44 am

Ronda Rousey Explains Her Determination To Win Over Dana White | UFC NEWS

“It was a goal of mine from the very beginning actually. I just refused to be ignored pretty much. I said to myself, ‘What would work?’ I just thought, ‘I’m going to make myself so impossible to ignore and make myself into something that they didn’t even know that they needed. Before I became a...

Dec 19, 2012 12:32 pm

UFC 155: Max Holloway Steps Up To Replace McKenzie Against Garcia | UFC NEWS

Another injury has hit the UFC’s year-end-pay-per-view event. Cody McKenzie has been forced off the card with an injury and on just 10-days’ notice the 21-year-old, Max Holloway has agreed to step in and face Leonard Garcia. UFC officials announced the change via twitter just moments ago. UFC 155 is set to take place on...

Dec 19, 2012 12:20 pm

UFC 155: Karlos Vemola Out, Derek Brunson In Against Chris Leben | UFC NEWS

A last minute card shift has put former Strikeforce middleweight, Derek Brunson, into a scheduled matchup with UFC veteran Chris Leben. The change comes on the heels of an injury that forced Karlos Vemola off the card. UFC officials announced the matchup earlier today. UFC 155 is set to take place on Dec. 29 from...

Dec 19, 2012 12:13 pm

The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale Medical Suspensions Report | UFC NEWS

Last Saturday’s TUF 16 Finale event took place from The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. In the main event Roy Nelson successfully dispatched Matt Mitrione in the very first round. The Nevada State Athletic Commission issued 10 medical suspensions to the evenings participants. The list is as follows: Matt...