Archive: MMA NEWS

Mar 7, 2013 7:59 am

VIDEO | Ultimate Insider: Rory MacDonald Full Blast | UFC NEWS

“Rory MacDonald Full Blast” – An injury forced Rory MacDonald off UFC 158 but the welterweight prodigy still looms large as a likely future opponent for anyone hunting the 170 pound strap. MacDonald was mic’d up and provided the live commentary as Johny Hendricks put on a show at UFC 154.

Mar 7, 2013 7:12 am

BJPENN.COM RADIO FULL REPLAY: Cesar Gracie, Alan Belcher & Jake Shields | UFC NEWS

Last night BJPENN.COM Radio returned with an all-star line up of guests. Cesar Gracie discussed the upcoming UFC 158 main event between Nick Diaz and GSP. He also took the time to talk about the controversial Lloyd Irvin situation and the rest of the scheduled fights his team has coming up. Alan Belcher joined the...

Mar 6, 2013 1:25 pm

Riddle questions failed drug test | UFC NEWS

Matt Riddle is questioning the drug test that landed the welterweight in the unemployment line. In an in-depth interview with Bloody Elbow’s Steph Daniels, Riddle talked openly about a cornucopia of subjects, including the famed UFC on Fuel TV 7 post-fight drug test that revealed a positive result for marijuana. The result was Riddle’s second...

Mar 6, 2013 1:23 pm

Dana White Ranked 45th Most Powerful Person in Sports | UFC NEWS

Wednesday morning, Sports Illustrated released its list of the 50 Most Powerful People in Sports.  At number 45, right behind the President of the United States, Barrack Obama, sits UFC President Dana White. While these rankings are somewhat tongue-in-cheek (see No. 10, “Hedge Fund Dude”), the fact that Dana White is on this list indicates...

Mar 6, 2013 12:20 pm

“Feijao” Cavalcante to Make UFC Debut against Thiago Silva at UFC 162

Huge news broke earlier today that UFC Middleweight Champion, Anderson Silva, has finally been paired up to defend his belt against Chris Weidman on July 6th at UFC 162. That fight, however, is not the only news that has been swirling around the newly named card. It has also been rumored that former Strikeforce LHW...

Mar 6, 2013 11:22 am

Anderson Silva vs Chris Weidman Official For UFC 162 | UFC NEWS

It’s finally official! A UFC Middleweight Championship bout between Anderson Silva and challenger Chris Weidman has been set for the July 4th Pay-Per-View weekend in Las Vegas. Newsdays’ Mark La Monica broke the news via Twitter today while working in Albany alongside UFC  Lorenzo Fertitta, Chris Weidman, Ronda Rousey, and others pushing for the legalization...

Mar 6, 2013 10:42 am

Mighty Mouse Johnson Hopes for Mid-June Return | UFC NEWS

UFC Flyweight champion, Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson, will undergo surgery for a partially torn labrum in his shoulder on Thursday.  The injury has forced him to pull out of a match against John Moraga slated to headline The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale on April 13.  This fight would have marked Johnson’s tenth fight since September...

Mar 6, 2013 10:33 am

Cesar Gracie, Jake Shields & Alan Belcher Join BJPENN.COM RADIO Tonight (8 P.M. ET) | UFC NEWS

The new BJPENN.COM Radio Airs tonight at 8:00 P.M. ET / 5:00 P.M. PT. Joining the new crew will be a star-studded guest list that includes famed coach, Cesar Gracie, top UFC welterweight Jake Shields and UFC middleweight contender, Alan Belcher. In the hosting slots, longtime BJPENN.COM Director, Pedro Carrasco will join the always-entertaining BJPENN.COM Contributor,...

Mar 6, 2013 10:22 am

Free Fight Video | 9 Second KO | MMA NEWS

9 Second Knockout of the Night BY Mac (Maciej) Sosnowski Rd 1, 0:09 CSFC3 show held on 6th October 2012 at the Doncaster Dome. The quickest finish in CSFC to date.

Mar 6, 2013 10:05 am

Ricco Rodriquez Allegedly Arrested On Suspicion Of DUI | MMA NEWS

Former UFC Heavyweight Champion Ricco Rodriguez was reportedly pulled over and arrested for suspicion of DUI early Sunday morning in Los Angeles, California. According to MMAWeekly, Rodriguez was booked for misdemeanor DUI after failing a breathalyzer test. Law enforcement stated that Rodriquez was cooperative and voluntarily took the breathalyzer test. Several hours after the arrest,...

Mar 6, 2013 10:01 am

VIDEO | The Ultimate Insider: What Makes Johny Hendricks Tick | UFC NEWS

Johny Hendricks’ path to the pinnacle of the welterweight division has been quick and devastating for his opponents. Bigg Rigg’s 3 Knockout of the Night performances in his past 5 fights have put him on the cusp of a title shot. See how his focus has never been sharper as he heads into UFC 158.

Mar 6, 2013 9:55 am

VIDEO | Tank Abbott Cut This Great Promo For His Return to MMA | MMA NEWS

David “Tank” Abbott is coming out of retirement on April 13th in a LIVE event broadcast exclusively on the MAVTV American Real Network. The 47-year old former street fighter has not fought professionally since February 2009. His opponent, Ruben “Warpath” Villareal is an active MMA competitor with 48 professional MMA bouts and 20 wins under...

Mar 6, 2013 9:33 am

TUF 17, Episode 6 Results:Team Sonnen Continues to Dominate, Taking 4-2 Lead | UFC NEWS

The Ultimate Fighter returned to FX on Tuesday night with the seventh episode of the season – “His Fist on My Face”. Decorated grappler Jimmy Quinlan, from Methuen, Mass., overcame Marietta, Ga, Clint Hester’s power to claim a second round submission win. Undefeated in mixed martial arts, Quinlan, 3-0, secured the win by rear naked...

Mar 5, 2013 9:14 pm

Mark Coleman Officially Retires From MMA | MMA NEWS

Although he hasn’t fought since his 2010 loss to Randy Couture, it has always been a questions whether or not Mark Coleman would fight again. We now have our answer as the 48-year-old recently posted on his Facebook page that he needs a total hip replacement. Total Hip replacement next Monday. Ouch. The hammer is...

Mar 5, 2013 7:57 pm

Dave Meltzer Claims That Ronda Rousey is the Fifth Biggest PPV Draw in the UFC

When the UFC finalized the plan to make Ronda Rousey the headliner of UFC 157 there were many fans and analysts that were certain that the company had just made a critical mistake. There was no way in hell that women fighters, let alone the first women fighters to step foot inside the UFC octagon,...