Archive: MMA NEWS

Aug 9, 2012 2:53 pm

Chael Sonnen vs "Unnamed Rival" on a Grudge Weight Bout | UFC News

Chael Sonnen reveals an upcoming bout with an unnamed opponent on Wed in his twitter account. Theories of Wanderlei Silva being the unnamed opponent come to play. Over the past few years, MMA fans witness jabs between Wanderlei and Chael exchanged through different media outlets. Share your thoughts and theories PENN Nation. Stay tuned to...

Aug 8, 2012 3:01 pm

Fitch Calls BJ Penn A Coward Who Is Not Welcome At AKA

Nov 7, Tuesday:  Jon Fitch used a conference call meant to promote  AKA’s new “Fight Factory” reality series on Nuvo TV to call former UFC 2 division Champ, BJ Penn, a coward. “Here at AKA, we’ve got fighters who come out to fight, fighters who will face anyone and don’t hide from any opponents.  ...

Aug 7, 2012 12:00 pm

Odds in Favor of Daniel Cormier over Frank Mir | Strikeforce News

A heavyweight bout between Strikeforce Grand Prix Champ Daniel Cormier and former UFC heavyweight champ Frank Mir is expected to take place on an October 27th Strikeforce card.  No location has been chosen as of yet.  Cormier will be moving over to the UFC after the bout, and Mir will return there as well. Betting...

Aug 6, 2012 4:46 pm

Brock Lesnar gets into Altercation Backstage at WWE Raw

According to pro-wrestling blog The Wrestling Observer, former UFC champion Lesnar got into fisticuffs at a backstage rehearsal for a WWE ‘SummerSlam’ event. He and another pro-wrestler were working through a routine when things went awry. “Lesnar left the building after getting into a physical altercation with fellow WWE superstar, Ryan Reeves, known in ring...


Aug 3, 2012 12:16 pm

Dana White Fires Back at Vince McMahon’s Comments | UFC NEWS

UFC President Dana White has responded to Vince McMahon’s recent comments (That can be found here) that UFC’s ratings are “abysmal.” During an interview with Ariel Helwani, White says he likes Vince and has a good relationship with him, but Vince says things like that because of the way he is “wired.” He added that...

Aug 3, 2012 7:34 am

ONE FC 5 Gains Sylvia vs. Arlovski 4 | MMA NEWS

Tim Sylvia has been very vocal about fighting again for Zuffa. When his bout with Strikforce hevyweight standout Daniel Cormier was taken away at the last minute and given to Frank Mir, he openly admitted he was crushed. Now it looks like he will have a chance to prove he belongs in the big leagues...

Aug 2, 2012 3:26 pm

Dan Miller vs. Sean Pierson Set For UFC 152 | UFC NEWS

  UFC 152 will have welterweights Dan Miller and Sean Pearson square off in Toronto, Canada this coming September 22. Dan Miller’s last fight and welterweight debut was a W via guillotine opposite Ricardo Funch while Pierson deafeated Jake Hetch by unanimous decision. UFC 152 currently include: Joseph Benavidez vs. Demetrious Johnson  Michael Bisping vs. Brian Stann B.J. Penn vs. Rory...

Aug 2, 2012 7:20 am

Video | UFC On FOX 4: Shogun Rua Open Workout | UFC News

MMA H.E.A.T. brings you Mauricio “Shogun” Rua’s open workout in advance of his main event fight with Brandon Vera at UFC on FOX 4, set to take place August 4th in Los Angeles, CA. For all the latest MMA news and fight updates stay tuned to BJPENN.COM

Aug 1, 2012 12:30 pm

Three Bouts Added To UFC on FX 5 | UFC NEWS

UFC adds 3 bouts to UFC on FX 5 taking place Oct. 5 at Target Center in Minneapolis.   Josh Neer faces Justin Edwards in a welterweight bout.  Neer was on a 6 fight win streak until his recent KO loss to Mike Pyle.  Edwards comes back to fight after recently losing to John Maguire. ...

Jul 31, 2012 12:02 pm

Jon Fitch to face Erick Silva in UFC 153 | Quick Tweets

UFC 153 on Oct 13 at the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janerio  has Jon Fitch and Erick Silva in a tentative bout – not official just yet.  Walid Ismail, manager for Erick Silva tweets Erick Fight Silva in Brazil, Towards Title @brunoalv79:[email protected]@WallidJfc damn, this card UFC RIO 3’re very good at HSBC Arena will be...

Jul 31, 2012 9:42 am

Guillard Believes he has Striking Edge Over Cerrone | UFC NEWS

UFC lightweight Melvin Guillard is set to face off against Donald Cerrone next month when UFC 150 heads to the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colo. The “Young Assassin” spoke with “Inside MMA” recently about how his improved kickboxing under famed Dutch trainer Henri Hooft would help him defeat “Cowboy” Cerrone, with whom Guillard trained before...

Jul 31, 2012 9:07 am

Ricardo Arona Talks Return To MMA | "It’s Just A Matter Of Time." | MMA News

By Jamie McAllister Ricardo Arona comments in an interview with TATAME. Arona talks about returning to MMA as well as opening his own Mixed Martial Arts gym. Arona has been out of action for some time now, in his last bout he defeated Marvin Eastman back in September 2009. He talks about his time away...

Jul 31, 2012 8:58 am

Jon Jones Sentenced In Binghamton DWI Crash Case | UFC NEWS

UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones was fined $1,000 and will have to install ignition interlocks on all of his vehicles following his sentencing Tuesday morning on DWI charges. Jones, an Ithaca resident, will need to complete a victim impact panel within 90 days and received a six-moth license suspension. Special Jon Jones coverage A...

Jul 31, 2012 8:34 am

White Changes Tune, Says Four Fighters Now Competing for Shot at 205 lbs. Title | UFC NEWS

The fans have spoken, and UFC President Dana White heard them loud and clear. Mauricio “Shogun” Rua, Brandon “The Truth” Vera, Lyoto “The Dragon” Machida, and Ryan “Darth” Bader are now all competing for the next shot at the UFC light heayweight championship currently held by Jon “Bones” Jones. For his part, Jones must first...

Jul 31, 2012 7:50 am

Bader Relishes The Role Of Underdog Going Into Machida Bout | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Ryan Bader comments in an interview with MMAWeekly. Bader faced the current Light-Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones at UFC 126 and was finished in the first round. Following the loss he faced Tito Ortiz at UFC 132 and was heavily favored to beat Ortiz however Ortiz managed to upset the odds and finished...

Jul 31, 2012 1:15 am

Jon Fitch vs. Erick Silva In The Works For UFC 153 In Rio | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Jon Fitch vs. Erick Silva in the works for UFC 153 in Rio. Ariel Helwani revealed via his official Twitter account that both fighters have verbally agreed to the bout. Fitch is coming off a loss to Johny Hendricks at UFC 141 where he was knocked out in the first round. Prior...

Jul 30, 2012 3:42 pm

Dana White Confirms Shogun Rua vs. Brandon Vera Winner Gets Title Shot | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Dana White announced today during a media conference call that the winner of the UFC On FOX 4 main event will be the next man to challenge for the UFC Light-Heavyweight Title. The bout will be contested between Shogun Rua and Brandon Vera. Shogun was defeated by Jones at UFC 128 and...

Jul 30, 2012 10:17 am

VIDEO | Losing Streak Quashed, Dan Hardy Heading Home for Next Fight | UFC NEWS

Riding a four-fight losing streak into his recent fight with Duane Ludwig, Dan Hardy was carrying a huge monkey on his back. He finally shucked it off, knocking out Ludwig late in the first round of their fight at UFC 146. Hardy is now slated to face Amir Sadollah in his next fight. Perhaps the...

Jul 30, 2012 10:11 am

VIDEO | UFC Roundtable w/ Couture, Ortiz, & Gracie | UFC NEWS

UFC Roundtable features MMA legends Randy Couture, Mark Coleman, Tito Ortiz and Royce Gracie reflecting on the early days of the UFC. The guys discuss the pro’s and con’s of multiple fights in one night and how new rules have impacted the sport.

Jul 30, 2012 10:00 am

VIDEO | Shogun vs Vera Road to the Octagon | UFC NEWS

This weekend on FOX four UFC light-heavyweight fighters will try to earn a shot at the sports most coveted crown. In this hour-long special UFC and FOX take you on an inside look at the training camp and lives of these four athletes.

Jul 30, 2012 7:36 am

Thiago Silva Leaves ATT For Blackzilians | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Earlier today TATAME reported that UFC Light-Heavyweight Thiago Silva has left American Top Team. Silva has moved to the Blackzilian camp a team full of Brazilian fighters and the likes of Alistair Overeem and Rashad Evans a former opponent who defeated Silva at UFC 108. Silva was defeated in his last bout...