Archive: MMA NEWS

Dec 26, 2012 9:02 am

Who’s on the Hot Seat: UFC 155 Edition

  Christmas has passed and before the new year is upon us the UFC presents their annual year end card. For the second year in a row the main event will feature the heavyweights. Last year Alistair Overeem made his organizational debut and sent Brock Lesnar into retirement. This year we will be treated 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 Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

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. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

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. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

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 24, 2012 10:34 am

Hendricks Believes Ellenberger is More Dangerous Than GSP | UFC News

Johnny Hendricks accused the UFC welterweight champ, GSP of ducking him and tells Sherdog Radio  “It’s not that it’s more difficult but, it’s a little bit more dangerous, you know what I’m saying?  Like I said, you don’t know which punch will be the last. With GSP, you know where he’s going to want to...

Dec 24, 2012 10:22 am

GSP Responds to Seagal Criticism “I am a Martial Artist” | UFC News

  Steven Seagal questioned UFC welterweight champ George St. Pierre’s previous Octagon performances, and stated that the champion was not a true mixed martial artist during The MMA Hour.  GSP via news conference reacts by stating   “Many people say that I am a great artist, but not a great fighter. I often come back...

Dec 23, 2012 5:07 pm

VIDEO | Metamoris Highlights Feat. Eddie Bravo, Renato Laranja, and BJJ Legends

Metamoris was one of the biggest Brazilian Jiu Jitsu events in the world. Roger Gracie vs. Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida, Andre Galvao vs. Ryron Gracie, Kron Gracie vs. Otavio Sousa, Dean Lister vs. Xande Ribeiro, Kayron Gracie vs. Rafael Lovato Jr., and Jeff Glover vs. Caio Terra were the main attractions of this event. In attendance...

Dec 22, 2012 5:38 pm

VIDEO | Eddie Bravo Radio: EPISODE 1

The debut episode for an all new podcast featuring 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu founder/Brazilian jiu jitsu black belt, Eddie Bravo. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

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! Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

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 11:23 am

Ten Christmas Presents the UFC Needs to Give Fans in 2013

There are so many potential match-ups for UFC fans now that Strikeforce is closing its doors. Young guns rising and some of the sport’s most storied athletes still remain on the roster. takes a look at ten essential fights that need to take place in 2013. 10. Gilbert Melendez vs. Frankie Edgar Gilbert Melendez...

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 21, 2012 5:00 am

Prospect Watch Ring Girl Edition: Ashley Salazar | MMA NEWS

In the fascinating world of Mixed Martial Arts, the in-cage talent is not just relegated to shirtless men with 8 oz. gloves.   Ring announcers and referees gain notoriety amongst fans, but in this article I’m focusing on the ring girls.   Since 2011 St Louis resident and US Air Force veteran, Ashley Salazar has...

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 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...