Archive: MMA NEWS

May 24, 2013 10:39 am

Journalist’s Facebook post gets UFC Select to change its policy

As the saying goes, the squeaky wheel gets the grease. An annoyed MMA journalist’s complaint has led to a changing in the policy of the UFC’s new Youtube ‘Select’ service. Bloodyelbow’s KJ Gould fired off a complaint on Facebook about the channel’s policy of having past fights uploaded for just a week. Gould’s post read:...

May 24, 2013 10:36 am

Watch Today’s UFC 160 Weigh-Ins Live on BJPENN.COM (7:00 pm ET)

In anticipation of tomorrow’s UFC 160 pay-per-view event the UFC 160 weigh-ins ceremony goes down today in Las Vegas from the MGM Grand Garden Arena. If you aren’t in Vegas to make the event have no fear, BJPENN.COM will be broadcasting the UFC 160 weigh-ins live right here in this thread using the player below....

May 24, 2013 10:30 am

VIDEO | Dana White Does Pull Up Challenge

Earlier this week UFC President Dana White stated during an interview on FUEL TV’s UFC Tonight that he can do 15 pull ups. Apparently some forum members over at the infamous Underground forums doubted the UFC bosses ability to live up to that number and Dana White accepted the challenge! Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

May 24, 2013 10:20 am

Dana White Says He’s ‘Fed Up With Bull****’ Fighter Conduct

In the UFC 160 pre-fight media scrum Thursday, UFC President Dana White spoke on the issue that has recently been afflicting the organization: fighters breaking the code of conduct. In 2013 alone, a number of cases have disrupted the otherwise smoothly-ran events.  Several fighters have faced suspension and mandatory rehab following failed drug tests, Matt...

May 24, 2013 9:42 am

VIDEO | Dana White Pre-UFC 160 Interview

UFC President Dana White takes time in this one-on-one interview to discuss all the current and relevant topics in Mixed Martial Arts prior to this weekend’s UFC 160 event. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

May 24, 2013 8:45 am

Roy Nelson on His Chance of UFC Title Shot: ‘I am Barry Sanders’ of MMA

UFC fighter, Roy “Big Country” Nelson spoke with Bloody Elbow Tuesday night about his progression in the UFC’s heavyweight division.   Nelson (19-7) has been on a hot streak, winning his last three fights via first round T/KO in the past twelve months alone.  It was announced that he will be fighting Stipe Miocic at...

May 24, 2013 8:44 am

White said Jones could be out six weeks or six months

Ultimate Fighting Championship light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is usually very active when he fights. Unfortunately for Jones, he may be inactive in the octagon for a while. Jones (18-1) injured his toe when he defended his belt against Chael Sonnen (27-13-1) at UFC 159: Jones vs. Sonnen in April. Although he won via technical...

May 24, 2013 8:41 am

Thales Leites Returns to the UFC after Almost Four Years

The UFC’s latest addition to its middleweight division is no stranger to the world’s most famous octagon. After almost four years, former title contender Thales Leites is back to the Ultimate Fighting Championship, as reported by  According to Leites, the contract has already been signed, but the first bout of his return to the...

May 23, 2013 9:57 pm

Dana White: ‘Jacaré’ Souza’s Next Opponent Will Be Yushin Okami

Following his impressive UFC debut last week at UFC on FX 8 over Chris Camozzi, former Strikeforce champion Ronaldo “Jacaré” Souza left the MMA world eager to see what the world renowned grappler’s next challenge in the octagon would be. There was talk of Vitor Belfort potentially being Souza’s next opponent, but “Jacaré” was quick to...

May 23, 2013 8:20 pm

EXCLUSIVE | AKA Coach Javier Mendez: Josh Thomson Deserves Title Shot | Radio

By JAKE CHASTAIN | AKA Coach Javier Mendez joined the boys over at Radio on Wednesday night and discussed many hot topics swirling around the MMA world. One of the things Mendez found himself discussing was Josh Thompson’s amazing UFC return on April 20th where he knocked-out former title contender Nathan Diaz with a...

May 23, 2013 12:56 pm

Roy Nelson Says Belfort ‘Should Never Get a License in Las Vegas’

In a recent interview with, Roy Nelson talked about UFC middleweight fighter Vitor Belfort. Belfort is coming off a huge KO win over former Strikeforce middleweight champion in Luke Rockhold with a spinning back-kick in the first round.  Leading up to the fight, both Rockhold and Belfort had a lot to say about the...

May 23, 2013 11:22 am


Last Night BJPENN.COM RADIO returned to the airwaves with a ‘all UFC 160’ guest panel. First up was AKA boss Javier Mendez. Mendez has three fighters on this weekend’s UFC 160 fight card including evening headliner Cain Velasquez. Second up was UFC 160 welterweight Mike Pyle who gave the guys the dirt on fight week...

May 23, 2013 11:13 am

VIDEO | Taylor Swift & ‘Bigfoot” Silva Duet

UFC 160 is upon us and this weekend Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva will attempt to take the UFC heavyweight title from Cain Velasquez in the main event in Las Vegas. If the traditional pre-fight hype isn’t enough for you than enjoy this duet from Silva and Taylor Swift. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

May 23, 2013 10:39 am

UFC Vet Waylon Lowe sues shop, company over penis gel

Gentlemen, be careful out there. Mixed martial artist Waylon Lowe ventured to a sex shop to purchase some Kama Sutra Balm Prolonging Gel and what he got in return was far worse than he bargained for. According to a report on, Lowe, 32, has sued the store where he purchased the gel and the...

May 23, 2013 10:21 am

Wineland Crushed Over UFC 161 Removal

Up until a few days ago Eddie Wineland was poised to challenge Renan Barao for the UFC’s bantamweight title at UFC 161. However, Barao pulled out of the fight with an injury and his removal forced Wineland off the card as well. The UFC decided to put a light-heavyweight fight between Rashad Evans and Dan...

May 23, 2013 10:12 am

Quick Twitt | John Cholish Claims UFC Not Paid His Purse From FX 8 Card

Retired UFC fighter, John Cholish, has been on an anti-ufc rant as of late and he isn’t a week removed from the companies employ. Earlier this week he went on the MMA Hour with the following statement: “Before you even step to the ring, your original purse is gone,” Cholish claimed. “And that’s before factoring...

May 23, 2013 10:01 am

T.J. Grant Seeking Violence Against Gray Maynard This Weekend

“There’s so many guys out there, I think the UFC’s trying to get away from having the belt tied up for all these rematches. I’m all for it. Obviously I want my shot. I feel like new blood, I bring an exciting style, I think that a lot of fans don’t know a lot about...