Archive: MMA NEWS

Jun 1, 2012 11:38 am

Thiago Silva Injured & Dana Wants Shogun vs. Glover Teixeira At UFC 149 | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Thiago Silva is out of UFC 149 bout with Shogun due to injury. However the UFC wants another Brazilian vs. Brazilian match-up in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Dana White comments on the situation. “With Thiago hurt, we turned to Glover and asked him to go right back in to fight ‘Shogun’ at UFC...

Jun 1, 2012 9:03 am

JDS | Jon Jones Would Be A Tough Challenge At Heavyweight | UFC NEWS

Since his first successful title defense over Frank Mir at UFC 146, possible opponents for Junior dos Santos have ranged from Roy Nelson, a rematch with Cain Velasquez, and even a fight with the current light-heavyweight champ, Jon Jones. Now, Dana White has stated numerous times that he wants Jones to stay at light-heavyweight, but...

Jun 1, 2012 7:42 am

Strikeforce Champ Melendez Wants Eddie Alvarez Thrown His Way | MMA NEWS

“Yeah, Eddie is someone that I have respected for a long time and I would definitely welcome that. But you know, as much as I try to get excited for these and try to make these things happen, right now, I am trying not to get involved in that. I really don’t have that much...

Jun 1, 2012 7:41 am

"Bigfoots" Manager Calling For Ban On Elbows | UFC NEWS

“Just got back to Brazil, was in the air, and only now found out about the uproar my comments on MMAJunkie Radio created, so I would like to clarify: I have seen way worse cuts then the one Cain inflicted on Bigfoot. The problem with this particular cut was not the size or anything, but...


Jun 1, 2012 7:40 am

Ellenberger Not Content To Sit Out For Title Shot | UFC NEWS

“I’ve never been one to want to wait, especially when I’m doing well. The whole reason I’m in this sport is to become world champion. Getting that fight is ideal, but at the same time I don’t want to sit out six months or a year.” As he tells it to ESPN, top welterweight contender...

Jun 1, 2012 7:36 am

POLL RESULTS | : Can Velasquez put on a better performance in JDS rematch?

In our latest polling here at BJPENN.COM we wanted to get a handle on the next UFC heavyweight title fight and who the fan favorite heading into the proposed matchup is. After last weekend’s UFC event two men stood out above the rest and as such the UFC has almost guaranteed a future showdown between...

Jun 1, 2012 7:27 am

EXCLUSIVE | Roy Nelson on Everything part 1 (Must Read) | UFC NEWS

Roy Nelson recently spoke to BJPenn.com and the results were epic. He touched on just about every topic possible and we were more than willing to listen. On how he’s feeling after his KO victory over Dave Herman at UFC 146: “Ready to fight again. My training camp was a lot harder. It made the...

Jun 1, 2012 7:10 am

The 5 Most Successful and 5 Least Successful TUF Alumni

By Ryan Busuttil As we prepare for the finale of the first edition of “The Ultimate Fighter Live,” I wanted to take a look back at 13 of the previous 14 seasons of the reality series that helped bring the UFC into the mainstream. I’m not counting season 4, The Comeback season, as the show deviated from...

Jun 1, 2012 6:40 am

Editorial Spotlight: The 5 worst UFC fights in history | UFC NEWS

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has produced some of the most memorable bouts in the history of organized modern combat. Some of the most notable fighters in the world now reside on its roster, and inhabit the conversations of mainstream fight fans. The level of skill of even the worst fighter in the UFC is above...

Jun 1, 2012 6:20 am

Tim Kennedy | I Want To Quit Fighting And Go Back To War | MMA NEWS

Tim Kennedy enlisted in the United States Army in 2004, where he went on to become a Green Beret sniper with Special Forces qualifications. Kennedy has been deployed on many occasions and reading his current outburst on twitter it is apparent he is not against going back to a war zone. His twitter account basically...

Jun 1, 2012 6:00 am

Cormier Wants Any EX UFC Champ He Can Get, Including Tim Sylvia | MMA NEWS

Tim Sylvia has made it known how badly he would like to rejoin the ranks of the UFC. However unlikely that may be, a future fight with Daniel Cormier may be the next best thing for the one time UFC Champ. Who knows if Sylvia does get a chance at Cormier and shocks the world,...

Jun 1, 2012 5:45 am

Tito & Jenna Forced To File Restraining Order On Friend Who "Terrifies" Them

MMA’s most polarizing couple found themselves back in the court room recently. But this time it was to get rid of their drug toting terrifying friend Shana Burroughs. TMZ has the scoop:   [box_light] UFC legend Tito Ortiz and his retired porn star fiancee Jenna Jameson rushed to court, asking a judge to protect them...

Jun 1, 2012 12:25 am

Exclusive | Jens Pulver: "No, I’m Not Holding On Too Long" | MMA NEWS

Switching things up a bit, we get personal with our very own, Jens “Lil Evil” Pulver.  Lil’ Evil just defeated Jesse Thorton via unanimous decision at Operation: Fight Night in Fort Hood, Texas on May 26.  Abel puts Jens on the hot seat to answer all the tough questions everyone wants to know, as well as talk...

May 24, 2012 3:48 pm

Jason ‘Mayhem’ Miller Says he’s ‘Looking Past’ C.B. Dollaway

UFC middleweight fighter Jason “Mayhem” Miller faces C.B. Dollaway this Saturday, May 26, at UFC 146. Yet Miller says he’s already looking past his upcoming opponent. Miller was recently interviewed by fellow middleweight and Reign Training Center training partner Mark Muñoz for Fight Hub TV. When Muñoz said that Miller wasn’t looking past Dollaway, “Mayhem”...

May 21, 2012 10:00 am

The Changing Landscape for Foreign Fighters | MMA NEWS

By Oliver Insixiengmay: Chants of “Zombie, zombie, zombie” erupted from the crowd and surrounded the octagon during Chan Sung Jung’s encounter with Dustin Poirier. Chan Sung Jung, more familiarly and popularly known under the moniker “The Korean Zombie,” has garnered a remarkable amount of popularity over the past year. This can be accredited to his exciting...

May 15, 2012 6:29 am

Braulio Estima Challenges Nick Diaz To An MMA Fight

By Jamie McAllister Braulio Estima in an interview with TATAME. Estima comments on challenging Nick Diaz to an MMA bout. “(The challenge) It was for real. I fight him next week if he’s up to it. But I guess he would run away” Estima claims he saw Nick on the day of the expo. “I...

May 12, 2012 10:28 am

Just Scrap Radio | Heartthrob Devon Sawa of The Philly Kid Talks Movie and MMA

Heartthrob Devon Sawa  appeared in lead roles in the films Little Giants, Casper, Now and Then, Wild America, Idle Hands, and Final Destination. He portrayed the role of Stan in an Eminem music video “Stan” alongside singer Dido who played Stan’s girlfriend. Then, became a voice actor, portraying the voice of Flash Thompson in Spiderman: The New Animated Series....

May 10, 2012 2:08 pm

Renan Barao On Faber | "I’d be really glad to confront him. That’s all."

By Jamie McAllister Renan Barao comments in an interview with TATAME. Barao comments on the possibility of facing Faber. “It would be great. Actually, I fight any guy UFC tells me to. I’m prepared and I can fight anyone” He also comments on his preparation for his next bout and is still keeping one eye...

Apr 23, 2012 5:09 pm

Gonazaga Fills UFC 146, Void Set To Face Roy Nelson | UFC NEWS

By Jonathan Kirschner: The deck has been shuffled and yet another change has been made to the UFC 146 main card. After results from Alistair Overeem’s drug test came back with escalated levels of testosterone (14:1), the hype behind UFC 146 was in jeopardy. Dana White announced on Friday night that Frank Mir would be...

Apr 23, 2012 7:40 am

UFC on FOX 3 Goes Up Against Mayweather vs. Cotto

On May 5th UFC will appear on FOX for the third time with UFC on FOX 3. The main event features a lightweight battle between Jim Miller and Nate Diaz that will likely push the winner towards title contention. On the same night Floyd Mayweather will face off against Miguel Cotto. Another bold move on...

Apr 15, 2012 9:37 am

Who’s Next for UFC on Fuel TV 2 Fighters?

By Ryan Busuttil: The UFC’s first event in 6 weeks, UFC on Fuel TV 2, is in the books. The main card featured 4 finishes, but even the 2 fights that went the distance delivered the action. I’m now going to play fantasy matchmaker and give my thoughts on who some of the main card...