Archive: MMA NEWS

Sep 20, 2012 2:56 pm

Tim Kennedy Faces Trevor Smith in Oklahoma City Nov. 3 | Strikeforce News

  Strikeforce officials on Thursday announced Tim Kennedy is booked to face Trevor Smith on Nov. 3.  This match up is taking place in Chesapeake Energy Center Oklahoma City.   The headliner was originally between Daniel Cormier and  former UFC champ Frank Mir.  Earlier this week, Mir suffered a knee injury and was pulled from the...

Sep 20, 2012 9:00 am

VIDEO's | UFC 152 Full Open Workouts | UFC NEWS

The UFC held the traditional pre-pay-per-view media workouts yesterday in Toronto, Ontario, Canada’s Xtreme Couture with many of the main card participants headed to this weekend’s UFC 152 event. We have compiled video’s from the session and included them on the following pages. Joseph Benavidez Open Work Out Video: Michael Bisping Open Work Out Video:...

Sep 19, 2012 5:24 pm

PHOTO GALLERY | BJ Penn Trains For UFC On FOX 5 | UFC NEWS

Former UFC welterweight and lightweight champion, BJ Penn, is currently preparing for his return to action at UFC on FOX 5 against Canadian prospect, Rory MacDonald. With training camp barely underway, Penn allowed camera’s to film some of his session as he gets ready to enter into the rigorous portion of fight preparation. Proceed to...

Sep 19, 2012 11:20 am

With Mir Out, Werdum Ready To Step Up Against Cormier | MMA NEWS

“I talk to my coach Rafael Cordeiro first. I don’t know. But if maybe if they (the UFC) tries to call me and Rafael says it’s okay, I’ll fight for sure.” In an interview with our good buds over at MMAInterviews.tv, UFC heavyweight fighter, Fabricio Werdum is ready to pack up and head back to...


Sep 19, 2012 10:10 am

VIDEO | Chris Weidman Confused And Dissapointed At Silva vs. Bonnar Booking | UFC NEWS

A dejected Chris Weidman joined UFC Tonight analysts Kenny Florian and Todd Harris to breakdown UFC 153. Weidman was visibly upset by Anderson Silva’s recent actions and is seeking an explanation. Here are some highlights: (Jump to page 2 for the full video interview) “I was a little shocked and confused and a little disappointed....

Sep 18, 2012 10:58 am

PHOTO GALLERY | TUF "Smashes" Octagon Girls Revealed | UFC NEWS

With the UFC putting it’s efforts into global expansion, it should come as no surprise that the first ever international Octagon Girl Duo has been hired to team up on “The Ultimate Fighter: “Smashes – UK vs. Aus” season. Comprised of models Kristie McKeon and Kahili Blundell this new ZUFFA team is guaranteed not to...

Sep 17, 2012 8:32 am

Dana White Breaks Down The Truth Behind Fighter Pay | UFC NEWS

UFC president Dana White recently took some time out of his busy schedule to sit down with Fox 11 Los Angeles and while on, journalist, James Koh had his way with the UFC boss and asked the tough questions, particularly with the hot button topic of fighter pay. Here are some highlights, proceed to page...

Sep 16, 2012 6:02 pm

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | Kyle Kingsbury Talks Steroids, Career, and Manuwa

The jump to the video is at the bottom of the page. Kyle Kingsbury is coming off a disappointing loss to Glover Teixeira, and before that a decision loss to Stephan Bonnar. He is someone who admittedly looks forward to putting on a fight of the night type performance and doesn’t mind if it’s coming...

Sep 15, 2012 10:05 am

VIDEO | Vitor Belfort's Last Week Of Intense Blackzilian Training | UFC NEWS

Vitor Belfort is in his final week of intense training at Blackzilians HQ in South Florida. To him, his upcoming fight with Jon Jones is a fight of old school vs new school, yet he’s ready for this new breed of UFC fighters. “You know, it’s this: I come from back in the old school,...

Sep 13, 2012 9:02 am

Aldo And Trainer Explain Injury: "I did my best", Says Aldo | UFC NEWS

“It’s been almost tem days Aldo suffered the motto accident and he should’ve gotten a lot better,” explained Pederneiras. “His bruises should’ve healed but he got a swollen right foot and today, when he was on his first sparring training he couldn’t lean his foot on the floor because it hurt so much. Since he...

Sep 12, 2012 7:27 pm

VIDEO | Where You At? Episode 1 With Sean McClure Featuring Renato Laranja

BJPenn.com has tasked Sean McClure to keep up with the whereabouts of 27-time Brazilian Jiu Jitsu World Champion Renato Laranja. This week Renato is at a top secret location working on a top secret project, but manages to speak with Sean long enough to give his thoughts on BJ Penn and Penn’s fight with Rory...

Sep 8, 2012 11:04 am

VIDEO | UFC on FUEL TV 5 Preview | UFC NEWS

Over at the UFC offices in Las Vegas, officials decided to release the first preview for this months UFC on FUEL TV 5 event taking place in Nottingham, England. The clip offered is the UFC’s attempt to gain intrigue for the card set for September 29. You can skip to the video by clicking on...

Sep 7, 2012 4:28 pm

VIDEO | MMA Inside The Cage 110 is Here!

It’s the weekend and that means our friends at MMA Inside the Cage have done it again! More videos, interviews, knockouts, excitement, and more MMA News. For the past few months BJPenn.com has been featuring the popular MMA Inside the Cage videos and we will continue to do so in the future. As the sport...

Sep 6, 2012 7:52 pm

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO| Josh Thomson Interview; Talks BJ, Kyle's KO of Cormier, Future

Josh Thomson is a lot of things. Former Strikeforce Lightweight Champion, former UFC Lightweight standout, AKA team member, and training partner for some of the best elite level fighters in MMA. He has fought on the biggest stages in MMA overseas, and here in the USA. He has fought injured, many times I might add,...

Sep 4, 2012 11:49 am

Frank Mir vs Daniel Cormier Set for November | Strikeforce News

  Former UFC heavyweight champ Frank Mir and Strikeforce Grand Prix tournament winner Daniel Cormier is scheduled to face each other on Nov. 3 at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.  Cormier reveals to USA today “I am excited to be going back to Oklahoma for this fight because it’s been like my...

Sep 4, 2012 9:09 am

FIGHT VIDEO | Fighter Postures Like A Diaz, Gets KO'd In The Process | MMA NEWS

Showboating can be a valuable tool, especially in a sport where athletes have to FIGHT for the spotlight. Unfortunately, this time it went wrong. At Sunday’s Tuff-N-Uff “FestiBrawl” at the South Point Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas Carlo Junio knocked out the Diaz like Shai Lindsey after showing off in the cage. To check...

Sep 1, 2012 1:42 pm

VIDEO | Jon Jones Considered Paying UFC 151 Fighters Until Public Backlash | UFC NEWS

On the lastest edition of ESPN’s “MMA Live” Espn correspondent Franklin McNeal gave up some insider information about UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones. “Jon Jones felt so bad about the card being cancelled, he was willing to pay the fighters on that card their fee’s”, said McNeal. “But after all the attackes on him by...

Sep 1, 2012 1:41 pm

VIDEO | Two Champions Training: Junior Dos Santos vs. Lyoto Machida | UFC NEWS

During the Grand Opening of Lyoto Machida’s new Machida Karate gym in Belem, Brazil, onlookers caught a rare glimpse at a training session between former UFC light-heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida and current UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos. The video shows the two Brazilian’s engaging in a competitive grappling match. To see who has the...