Archive: MMA NEWS

Nov 26, 2012 10:43 am

Bellator Implements Championship Bout Rematch Clause To Contracts | MMA NEWS

In a creative twist to the standard fight contract, Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney announced today that his fight promotion will start implementing a championship rematch clause in their bout agreements. What this means is that at their discretion they can grant an automatic rematch to any champion dethroned by his title challenger. Here’s the letter...

Nov 26, 2012 10:37 am

UFC’s Dong Hyun Kim Says 90% Of UFC Fighters Are On the Juice | UFC NEWS

“While a lot of people believe doping tests work, just like a breathalyzer test you can get away with it by just controlling timing. Most of the steroids user just cycle and get by the tests. It’s almost like other athletes look down on you as an idiot if you don’t do steroids. It’s like...

Nov 26, 2012 10:12 am

Silva Coach Discusses Gameplanning For Jon Jones | UFC NEWS

The world wants Anderson Silva to face on of his divisional neighbors and prove his dominance over other champions. On one side you have Georges St-Pierre and on the other it’s Jon Jones. While most of the attention and focus is on a GSP vs. Silva super fight, X-Gym coach, Josuel Distak briefly discussed a...

Nov 24, 2012 9:15 am

Johny Hendricks Ready To Test GSp’s Wrestling & Chin | UFC NEWS

“That’s why I laugh when people say ‘we’ve figured out your left hand.’ My boxing isn’t my strong point. It’s something I’ve only been doing for five years; I’ve only been striking for five years. I’ve done wrestling my whole entire life. So if anybody’s going to say anything, wrestling is my strong point. I...

Nov 24, 2012 9:09 am

Kickboxing Beat | Remy Bonjasky vs. Tyrone Spong Shifted To March

The highly-anticipated showdown between Remy Bonjasky (76-14, 40 KO’s) and Tyrone Spong (68-6-1 42 KO’s) will take place on Saturday, March 23 at the Excel Arena in London, England, it was announced today by Glory Sports International (GSI), parent company of the Glory World Series. The bout had previously been set for February 16 but...

Nov 24, 2012 8:43 am

VIDEO | Rashad Evans Says He Has A lot Left In Him | UFC NEWS

I got a lot of fights left in me. I’ve still got the competitive edge and that’s what it’s all about. And I still love the sport enough to want to compete. See? You can love the sport, but if you don’t love the sport enough to compete you better get out of there. It’s...

Nov 24, 2012 8:36 am

Quick Twitt | Diego Sanchez Hints At Gomi Booking | UFC NEWS

Looks like “The Nightmare” turned “The Dream”, Diego Sanchez is set on making his way back down to the UFC’s lightweight division. The Greg Jackson trained fighter went on a great lightweight run in his last divisional appearance but was halted by then champion BJ Penn and decided he’s better suited as a welterweight. As...

Nov 23, 2012 12:23 pm

Rory MacDonald: “I Want Revenge On Condit” | UFC NEWS

“I respect him completely, he’s one of the guys I respect most in the sport. His outlook and his attitude is great. But I feel like I was embarrassed in that fight. I want to prove to myself and the world that I am the better fighter and I want revenge for the embarrassment I...

Nov 23, 2012 9:56 am

Dana White Gives His Take On A Fighters Union | UFC NEWS

“I doubt it. The thing about fighting is, fighting is not a team sport, it’s an individual sport. It’s going to be tough to see a day with Silva or GSP is giving up big chunks of their money to guys who won’t make two fights in the UFC. Different sports. But if it happens,...

Nov 23, 2012 9:16 am

‘UFC 156: Aldo vs. Edgar’ Tickets On Sale Next Week | UFC NEWS

The UFC is set to release tickets for its traditional Super Bowl weekend pay-per-view event next week. “Jose Aldo vs. Frankie Edgar is a fight the fans have wanted to see for a long time and on Feb. 2, the super fight is going to happen,” said UFC President Dana White. “Our fights on Super...

Nov 23, 2012 9:07 am

Moraga vs. Cariaso Booked For UFC 155 | UFC NEWS

UFC officials have booked a flyweight contest for their December show in Las Vegas in the form of John Moraga versus Chris Cariaso. UFC 155 is set to take place from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, NV on December 29. In the main event UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos will rematch...

Nov 22, 2012 11:46 am

Mike Kyle vs. Gegard Mousasi targeted for January’s Strikeforce Event | MMA News

A light heavyweight bout between Mike Kyle (19-8-1 MMA, 2-3-1 SF) and former champion Gegard Mousasi (32-3-2 MMA, 3-1-1 SF) is being targeted for January’s “Strikeforce: Champions” event. The two fighters have been slated to do battle on three prior occasions, but none of those proposed fights came to fruition, as a result of injuries. Kyle fights for the first time...

Nov 22, 2012 8:44 am

HAPPY THANKSGIVING FROM BJPENN.COM

In America we celebrate Thanksgiving once per year and have been doing so since 1621, it’s a pretty historical day for us here. So today, while we strap ourselves in and prepare for a ridiculous feast with our closest friends and family, the staff at BJPENN.COM would like to wish everyone a HAPPY THANKSGIVING! If...

Nov 21, 2012 3:16 pm

Todd Duffee Returns: Set To Face Phil DeFries At UFC 155 | UFC News

Todd Duffee has officially been re-signed by the UFC. The once highly touted heavyweight prospect is back following a nearly two year stint outside of the UFC. The Las Vegas Sun first reported the news. Duffee was cut back in 2010 after a knockout loss to Mike Russow in a fight that Duffee dominated up...