Archive: MMA NEWS

Jun 28, 2013 10:23 am

Rampage Jackson: The UFC Hated My Guts After Liddell KO

“Dana White really wanted me because I was the last guy Chuck (Liddell) wanted to get his revenge on. Everybody was really nice to me, I’m telling you when I beat up Marvin Eastman, everybody, people behind the scenes at the UFC they’re really like a big family. Chuck was part of the family. They...

Jun 28, 2013 10:02 am

Heads Up Maine, Dana White Working On Event In Bangor

“I’m trying, and working with my team, to bring a UFC event to Bangor. The arena is new, it’s all redone. The [Hollywood] casino is there now, and I’m doing everything in my power to try to bring the UFC here. I think it would be really big for the city to bring the UFC...


Jun 27, 2013 3:59 pm

BJPENN.COM RADIO 6/26/13 REPLAY: PHIL DAVIS, SOA PALELEI & DOMINIC CARTER

Last night on BJPENN.COM RADIO we were joined by three-fantastic guests. UFC light-heavyweight fighter, Phil Davis, gave us his thoughts on some future match ups in the UFC and what to expect next week at his MMA Draft event set for the UFC Fan Expo. Soa Palelei discussed his popularity in Australia and his UFC...

Jun 27, 2013 3:32 pm

POLL: Who Takes It, Anderson Silva or Chris Weidman?

UFC 162: Silva vs. Weidman takes place next week. With the media and fighters divided on their picks, I thought it would be fun to post a poll for the fans. Who do you think will win this middleweight title fight? Cast your vote below:

Jun 27, 2013 3:28 pm

Machida Wants Title Shot With Win Over Phil Davis

“I think with this next victory that I’ll have, I will be the next contender, for sure. I have some keys on how to win Jon Jones. I was very close [to] the victory against Jones. Maybe if somebody gives me a rematch, I can get that.” In a recent interview with sherdog.com, former UFC...

Jun 27, 2013 3:24 pm

King Mo Calls Next Bellator Opponent A B****!!

“I’ll put it like this; they call him the psycho, but I’ve got some Lexapro for his ass. It’s my fist and it’s gonna help him get his mind right. I seen him backstage after we had both lost our fights, and he was crying like a little bitch saying, ‘Man, I just gave up....

Jun 27, 2013 3:17 pm

Anderson Silva Enlists Grappling Expert Galvao In Prep For Weidman

“I came to help Anderson for his fight against Chris Weidman,” said Galvao. “He asked me to help him in his ground game, and he always helped me. I’m helping him and everything is going well… Since Ramon brought me in, I saw an improvement in Anderson’s ground game. He is a black belt, and...

Jun 27, 2013 2:24 pm

“Bones” and “The Spider” Nominated for 2013 ESPY Awards

By JAKE CHASTAIN | It’s a repeat from last year as once again UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and middleweight champion Anderson Silva were nominated for the “Best Fighter” award for the upcoming 2013 ESPN Espy Awards. The two are joined in the category by boxing nominees Canelo Alvarez, Danny Garcia and, of course, Floyd “Money” Mayweather Jr....

Jun 27, 2013 1:58 pm

UFC 162’s Andrew Craig: “I’m a More Refined Chris Leben”

By JAKE CHASTAIN | Next weekend at UFC 162 in Las Vegas UFC middleweight Andrew Craig (8-1) will make his return to the cage following the first loss of his MMA career. He will be placed opposite of longtime promotional staple and fan-favorite, Chris Leben (22-9). Craig, who is 2-1 inside the UFC with wins...

Jun 27, 2013 1:11 pm

Legendary Kickboxer Semmy Schilt Retires from Combat Sports

By JAKE CHASTAIN | It’s only a matter of time before our bodies tell us that we can’t do the things that we want to anymore. In today’s case it’s legendary kickboxer and former MMA competitor, Semmy Schilt, who is walking away from combat sports and declaring his retirement. Schilt will be 40 in October....

Jun 27, 2013 9:22 am

Rampage: Spike TV Made The UFC

“Dana’s actually a cool guy. Dana is really down to earth. He’s actually really cool, but sometimes when it’s business, it’s business. Dana, you can tell that he’s a strong businessman because look what he’s done with the company. Sometimes he gets a little bit too emotional with his business, and that’s what makes you...

Jun 27, 2013 9:06 am

Ronda Rousey tries to emulate Fedor Emelianenko when she fights

When Ultimate Fighting Championship women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey fights, she tries to emulate Fedor Emelianenko. Emelianenko is her favorite fighter after all. “My favorite fighter to watch ever I would say is Fedor Emelianenko,” Rousey said during a Facebook chat sponsored by MetroPCS on Wednesday. Rousey has a perfect 7-0 record. She finished all...

Jun 27, 2013 9:05 am

Invicta FC 6: Charmaine Tweet Set To Replace Julia Budd Against Ediane Gomes

Streaking submission specialist Charmaine “Not So Sweet” Tweet (4-3) of Regina, Saskatchewan Canada will replace an injured Julia Budd in a featherweight (145 pounds) main card bout against powerhouse Ediane Gomes (10-2) of Fort Lauderdale, Fla. via Sao Paulo, Brazil at the highly-anticipated Invicta Fighting Championships women’s world championship Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) event at...