Archive: MMA NEWS

Jul 1, 2012 9:12 pm

Bibiano Fernandes Explains Decision To Fight For One FC Over UFC | MMA NEWS

By Jonathan Kirschner Bibiano Fernandes’ UFC signing mix-up may be one of the most confusing stories to unfold in recent weeks. First it was announced that Bibiano Fernandes had signed with the UFC and would be making his debut at UFC 149 in Calgary, Alberta. After suffering an alleged injury, it was announced that he...

Jul 1, 2012 2:39 pm

Free Fight VIDEO | Anderson Silva vs. Vitor Belfort | UFC NEWS

By Jonathan Kirschner Anderson Silva is preparing himself for the biggest rematch of his life against Chael Sonnen at UFC 148. Everything that could have went wrong for Silva during their first bout at UFC 117 did, but he pulled off a last minute submission to shock the world and retain his belt. It was...

Jul 1, 2012 2:06 pm

VIDEO | Chuck Liddell’s Reaction To Tito Ortiz’s Submission Win At UFC 132 | UFC NEWS

By Jonathan Kirschner Chuck Liddell and Dana White have both had their differences with “The People’s Champion” Tito Ortiz. Whether or not they have settled their rivalries was not important at UFC 132, however, as both Liddell and White were caught off guard by Ortiz’s out-of-nowhere submission victory. Surprised, they joined the crowd in attendance...

Jul 1, 2012 1:23 pm

Siyar Bahadurzada Injured, Matt Riddle In vs. Chris Clements at UFC 149 | UFC NEWS

By Jonathan Kirschner The injury bug has struck again. Michael Bisping, Thiago Alves, Yoshihiro Akiyama, Thiago Silva, Jose Aldo and George Roop were all expected to fight at the UFC 149 card in Calgary, Alberta but were all forced off the card due to injuries. Now, you can add Siyar Bahadurzada to that list. UFC...


Jun 22, 2012 9:47 am

Exclusive Video | Cesar Gracie Talks Diaz Bros, Roy Bougton & Rousey | MMA NEWS

This interview has Cesar Gracie talking about his up and coming fighter Roy Boughton who is to face a tough opponent Emanuel Newton on June 22’s Bellator 71 at The Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort in Chester, West Virginia for the start of the Bellator Summer Series Light Heavyweight Tournament. Gracie also touches on Nate...

Jun 21, 2012 8:04 am

Exclusive | Dan Miller "I’m tired of being the small guy in the ring"

UFC welterweight contender Dan Miller is a family man first and foremost. He is the father of two and has a close relationship with his brother, popular UFC fighter Jim Miller. The bond between brothers, especially the Millers is very strong. “Jim and I have a great relationship. We care so much about each other”,...

Jun 16, 2012 2:39 pm

Sergio Pettis remains undefeated (w/ video) | MMA News

The Legends of Fighting Championship “Memorium” took place in Indianapolis, Indiana last night. The main event of LFC 53 showcased Sergio Pettis (4-0 MMA) putting his undefeated record on the line against Tom McKenna (5-1 MMA). The bantamweight match-up resulted in Sergio Pettis tapping out McKenna via guillotine choke at the 3:52 mark of the...

Jun 10, 2012 9:21 am

Boxing Beat: Pacquiao Vs. Bradley Video Highlights, Scorecards & Dana White Reaction

Last night the boxing world took center stage in our wonderful world of combat sports. The pound-for-pound boxing king, Manny Pacquiao was dethroned and dropped a decision to the undefeated Timothy Bradley, notching his first defeat in over seven-years. We are an MMA website so I will keep the chatter brief, but the entire world...

Jun 9, 2012 3:01 pm

Exclusive | Martin Kampmann Wants The Champ, Will Settle For Hendricks | UFC NEWS

Martin Kampmann is coming off what some people might call his biggest win to date. At the Ultimate Fighter 15 finale he knocked out top contender Jake Ellenberger. The fight was not easy and in the first round Kampmann was rocked and fell to the canvas. Ellenberger could not finish the fight and apparently Martin...

Jun 9, 2012 2:25 am

Ronda Rousey vs. Sarah Kaufman Set To Fight In August | Strikeforce News

By Jonathan Kirschner Will Ronda Rousey collect another arm or will she taste defeat for the first time? Sources close to the fight have confirmed that Ronda Rousey will defend her Strikeforce Women’s Bantamweight Championship against top-contender Sarah Kaufman on August 18 in San Diego, California, MMAFighting learned. It is expected that Zuffa will announce...

Jun 6, 2012 3:09 pm

BJ Penn: “Rory, I accept your challenge!!” | UFC NEWS

Yesterday afternoon on MMAFighting.com’s “The MMA Hour”, one of the UFC’s top welterweight fighters, Rory MacDonald took to the airwaves to call out an MMA Legend. In his interview with host, Ariel Helwani, the Canadian based fighter proclaimed, “Right now I feel there’s a guy that I want to fight before he leaves the sport...

Jun 4, 2012 7:54 am

EXCLUSIVE | Roy Nelson on Everything part 2 (Must Read) | UFC NEWS

Part 2 of Roy Nelson’s epic thoughts on just about everything! On whether he thought he might replace Alistair Overeem when Overeem was pulled from the fight with Junior Dos Santos: “That never crossed my mind. It’s the UFC sometimes you never know what they’re thinking over there”. Cain Velasquez vs. Bigfoot Silva: “I didn’t...

Jun 2, 2012 1:40 pm

Frank Mir Latest To Be Approved for TRT | MMA NEWS

It may be an unfair upper-hand, cheating, an advantage but it is legal. Testosterone replacement therapy is almost becoming a staple in the world of MMA. The latest fighter to gain approval for the controversial treatment was Frank Mir. His approval came prior to his heavyweight title bout against Junior Dos Santos at UFC 146....

Jun 1, 2012 8:50 pm

"TUF Live Finale" Main Card Results & Recap | UFC NEWS

“The Ultimate Fighter Live Finale” has concluded and what an action packed night of fights! Tonight’s main card took place from The Pearl At The Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, and aired for free on the popular television channel FX. Not only did Mike Chiesa take out Al Iaquinta to earn the moniker of “Ultimate Fighter Champion”...

Jun 1, 2012 6:09 pm

"TUF Live Finale" Preliminary Card Results & Recap | UFC NEWS

“The Ultimate Fighter Live Finale” is underway from The Pearl At The Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas. If you missed the single fight on Facebook mixed with the live card on FUEL TV then have no fear, we have your full preliminary card recap and results below. John Albert vs. Erik Perez The first...

Jun 1, 2012 2:00 pm

"TUF Live Finale" Live Results & Discussion Thread | UFC NEWS

The very first installment of “The Ultimate Fighter Live on FX” is concluding this evening the the “TUF Live Finale: Ellenberger vs. Kampmann” In the main event UFC welterweights Jake Ellenberger and Martin Kampmann will throw down in an attempt to earn a bid at the UFC’s welterweight title. Follow along with the BJPENN.COM community...

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...