Archive: MMA NEWS

Jul 4, 2012 3:46 pm

Brian Stann : ‘I Want to Fight Michael Bisping’ | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Brian Stann in an interview with MMAWeeklyRadio. While appearing on Tuesdays edition of UFC Tonight Michael Bisping commented on who he would like to face next and Brian Stann’s name came up. Today on the 4th of July The All-American formally accepted The Count’s challenge and the next step is for Joe...

Jul 4, 2012 8:21 am

Ortiz Thinks Anderson Should Create An Image For Himself So He Is Not Just Remembered As ‘A Guy Who Knocks People Out’ | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Former UFC Light-Heavyweight Champion Tito Ortiz comments while appearing on Inside MMA. Ortiz was discussing self promotion and building an image and also suggested that UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva should work harder to promote himself. Ortiz believes Silva has done little to make people remember him as anything other than. “a...

Jul 4, 2012 5:50 am

Renato Sobral Complements One FC And Says He Would Fight Every Month | MMA News

By Jamie McAllister Renato Sobral comments to MMAMania. After eighteen months out Renato Sobral returned and defeated the number one 205-pound fighter in Asia Tatsuya Mizuno via submission in just over 30seconds. Afterwards he had nothing but good things to say about the promotion One FC. “I had a wonderful time in Malaysia and Victor...

Jul 4, 2012 4:28 am

Mike Tyson Feels MMA Fighters Should Be Paid A Lot More | MMA News

By Jamie McAllister Mike Tyson in an interview with the MMAFighting Tyson discusses fighter pay in Mixed Martial Arts and feels fighters should be paid more for the risks they are taking. “Nothing personal to nobody, they gotta be f—ing millionaires,” Tyson angrily insisted. “They gotta get the f—ing money they deserve. How is [MMA]...

Jul 4, 2012 3:39 am

UFC Scheduled To Host First Event In China November 10th | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister The UFC has long talked about having a show in China and come November this will become a reality as China will host a UFC on Fuel TV event. UFC officials announced on Tuesday that a show has been scheduled for Saturday, Nov 10 at the Cotai Arena in Macau, China. Mark...

Jul 4, 2012 2:34 am

Video | Countdown to UFC 148: Le vs. Cote | UFC News

Two of the most technical strikers in the middleweight division will collide in what’s sure to be a stand-up war between Cung Le and Patrick Cote. For all the latest MMA news and fight updates stay tuned to BJPENN.COM

Jul 4, 2012 2:16 am

Video | Countdown to UFC 148: Kim vs. Maia | UFC News

A top prospect and one of the most dangerous jiu jitsu players in the UFC meet at welterweight as Dong Hyun Kim takes on Demian Maia in Las Vegas. For all the latest MMA news and fight updates stay tuned to BJPENN.COM

Jul 4, 2012 1:51 am

Video | UFC 148 Press Conference Highlights | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva and Chael Sonnen meet at the UFC 148 Press Conference. Chael Sonnen sounds off as Dana White and middleweight champion Anderson Silva try not to laugh at the UFC 148 pre-fight press conference.

Jul 3, 2012 9:15 am

Free Fight Video | Chael Sonnen vs. Brian Stann | UFC News By Jamie McAllister Sonnen stepped in the Octagon with rising middleweight contender Brian Stann at UFC 136 in Houston. Stann, a decorated U.S. Marine, is no easy task, proving a worthy first step back into title contention for Sonnen.

Jul 3, 2012 9:04 am

Fabio Maldonado vs. Jorgen Kruth Added to UFC: Nottingham | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister A Light-Heavyweight bout has been added to UFC : Nottingham, Brazilian Fabio Maldonado will face the Swede Jorgen Kruth. The bout was announced by UFC Officials on Tuesday. Maldonado returns to the octagon after back to back losses to Kyle Kingsbury and Igor Pokrajac both were very close fights and arguments could...

Jul 3, 2012 7:49 am

Exclusive Video | Cung Le Excited to Fight Someone Who Talks Smack | UFC News

The winner of World Shidokan Championships (the triathlon of martial arts where competitors must demonstrate superlative striking and grappling/submission skills), former IKF(International Kickboxing Federation) Light Heavyweight Champion, San Shou World Champion, former Strikeforce Middleweight Champion and Hollywood actor, Cung Le, sat down with at his gym in San Jose, Ca before heading out to...

Jul 3, 2012 5:51 am

Patrick Cote Ready To Put Cung Le Away At UFC 148 | UFC NEWS

By Jamie McAllister Patrick Cote in an interview with the National Post Patrick Cote earned his way back into the UFC after back to back wins outside of the promotion stringing together an impressive four fight win streak. With all the injuries in the UFC in the last few months Cote is back and on...

Jul 3, 2012 3:58 am

Mike Pyle Talks About Knocking Out Josh Neer | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Mike Pyle in an interview with MiddleEasyTV. Pyle talks about his knockout victory over Josh Neer at UFC on FX: Johnson vs. McCall. For more MMA news and fight updates stay tuned to BJPENN.COM

Jul 3, 2012 3:44 am

UFC’s Michael McDonald Working At Goodwill To Help Vets | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister UFC Bantamweight contender Michael McDonald will work side by side with a local veteran hired by Goodwill of Southern Nevada. McDonald will be doing this today July 3rd from 11 am to noon, at the Drive-Thru Donation Center at the Goodwill Store at 9385 W. Flamingo (Flamingo and Fort Apache) in Las...

Jul 3, 2012 3:27 am

Chad Mendes: ‘I Hate Losing Anything’ | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Chad Mendes in an interview with MMAWeeklyRadio. Chad Mendes went (30-0) undefeated record in his senior year at Cal Poly as the No. 1 ranked wrestler in the country at 141 pounds. In the NCAA finals he was facing No. 6 seed J. Jaggers from The Ohio State University and what happened...

Jul 2, 2012 10:46 pm

GSP Warns Silva To Not Take Sonnen Fight Personal | UFC NEWS

In one of the most anticipated rematches in UFC history, Anderson Silva is ready to “Break” Chael Sonnen. After being ridiculed for years by his arch nemesis Sonnen, Silva blew up last week on a conference to promote the upcoming clash. GSP has been through many of the same situations as Silva is dealing with...

Jul 2, 2012 8:27 am

Dana White Fires Back At Frank Shamrock | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister While appearing on Spike TV’s MMA Uncensored Live Frank Shamrock shared his thoughts about Dana White saying “I think he’s a total douchebag and a bully. I just, I got no breath for him.” Dana White comments to Fight Cove calling Shamrock “the most irrelevant dude on the planet.” “Frank Shamrock’s always...

Jul 2, 2012 7:58 am

Video | Dakota Cochrane Chokes Out Joe "Daddy" Stevenson | MMA News By Jamie McAllister Former UFC Lightweight contender Joe Stevenson lost his first fight since being released by the UFC. Stevenson lost the bout to The Ultimate Fighter: Live contestant Dakota Cochrane in the second round via submission at Resurrection Fighting Alliance 3 in Kearney, Nebraska. For the latest MMA News and fight updates stay...