Archive: MMA NEWS

Jul 3, 2012 9:15 am

Free Fight Video | Chael Sonnen vs. Brian Stann | UFC News

http://youtu.be/pbb-lZu0O78 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 BJPenn.com 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

http://youtu.be/Wv52po2hX3Y 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...

Jul 2, 2012 7:32 am

Big Nog Says He’s Never Seen Anderson Silva Look So Good In Training | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Antonio Rodrigo “Minotauro” Nogueira in an interview with TATAME. Nogueira comments on Chael Sonnen and does not agree with Sonnen’s methods of self promotion. Nogueira states that Sonnen is a tough fighter but thinks Sonnen talks so much to compensate for his boring style. “The guy’s disrespectful. The way he advertises himself...

Jul 2, 2012 3:23 am

Greg Jackson Thinks Swanson Can Eventually Contend With Aldo | UFC NEWS

By Jamie McAllister Cub Swanson is coming off an impressive victory over Ross Pearson at UFC on FX: Maynard vs. Guida which moved him to (17–5) overall and (2-1) UFC. However on June 7, 2009 Swanson faced Jose Aldo in a WEC Featherweight Title Eliminator. The bout just eight seconds in to the first round...

Jul 2, 2012 2:44 am

Check Out Chael Sonnen’s Twitter Background | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Chael Sonnen has been telling us that he is the true Middleweight Champion for years however when he actually won the title is still up in the air after he was submitted at UFC 117 by Anderson Silva in the fifth round. Anyway the American Gangster from Oregon has gone to the...

Jul 2, 2012 1:40 am

UFC 148: Silva vs Sonnen 2 Media Conference Call (Audio)

The fireworks came early for the upcoming July 7 fight card as Anderson Silva unleashed on opponent Chael Sonnen during the UFC 148 pre-fight conference call. Silva opened up on Sonnen verbally in a way he’s never done before. Sonnen was also on the call as well as UFC President Dana White, Tito Ortiz and...

Jul 2, 2012 1:01 am

Shogun And Lombard Open As Heavy Favorites Over Vera And Boetsch | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Former Bellator Middleweight Champion Hector Lombard is set to make his UFC debut at UFC 149. In his first UFC bout he faces Tim Boetsch a former Light-Heavyweight now Middleweight who is currently on a three fight win streak and undefeated as a Middleweight. According to Nick Kalikas from BetOnFighting.com Lombard is...

Jul 1, 2012 10:10 pm

UFC Vet Joe Stevenson Loses To TUF : Live Contestant Dakota Cochrane Via Submission

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. Since losing in his title challenge at UFC 80 to...

Jul 1, 2012 9:47 pm

Nogueira Does Not Want To Rush His Return To The Octagon | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister After having to cancel his UFC 149 bout with Cheick Kongo Antonio Rodrigo “Minotauro” Nogueira has continued to work hard on his physiotherapy sessions for his arm which was broken by Frank Mir at UFC 140. In an interview with TATAME Big Nog discusses his return and rehabilitation. “We don’t have a...