Archive: MMA NEWS


Dec 14, 2012 9:57 am

BJPenn.Com Exclusive: Joey Rivera Final TUF 16 Blog

Bio: Welterweight Champion Joey “Boom Boom” Rivera (7-1) is currently a competitor on this season of The Ultimate Fighter™ Team Carwin vs. Team Neslon, where he recently shocked the world by defeating Carwin’s #1 pick, Sam Alvey. Rivera resides in Tucson, AZ where he is the owner and head coach of APEX MMA. The 4X...

Dec 14, 2012 6:32 am

Watch Super Fight League 13 on BJPenn.Com at 10:30AM Eastern

  December 11th, 2012 Mumbai India; Super Fight League is counting down to SFL 13, ‘Night of Champions’, an epic end of year finale where SFL stars battle it out to be crowned the first ever Super Fight League champions.  As always the SFL will air live on Neo Prime in India and streams live...

Dec 13, 2012 1:02 pm

Salary Report: Shogun & Penn Top UFC on FOX 5 Paydays | UFC NEWS

The list of UFC on FOX 5 disclosed fighter salaries has been released and topping the list is Mauricio “Shogun” Rua, who suffered a defeat in the evenings co-main event against Alexander Gustafsson. Right on the heels of Shogun’s $175,000 reported base pay is BJ Penn who took home a disclosed amount of $150,000.00 for...

Dec 13, 2012 12:53 pm

UFC on FOX 5 Medical Suspensions Report: 13 Combatants Forced On The Sidelines | UFC NEWS

Last weekend’s UFC on FOX 5 event was filled with non-stop, wall-to-wall action. However, all that blood, sweat and tears wasn’t without consequence. 13 UFC on FOX 5 fighters have received medical suspensions ranging from a mere 7 days and going up to indefinite 60 day suspensions. The list of medical suspensions is as follows:...

Dec 13, 2012 12:34 pm

James Te Huna vs Ryan Jimmo Added To UFC on FUEL TV 7 | UFC NEWS

Ryan Jimmo is hoping to keep a 17 straight winning streak alive when he faces James Te Huna at UFC on Fuel 7 in London, England. Te Huna has earned 3 straight W’s opposite Ricardo Romero, Aaron Rosa and most recently Joey Beltran at his last fight in July. Ryan Jimmo made his UFC debut...

Dec 13, 2012 12:30 pm

Edwards vs. Nelson Set For UFC on FUEL TV 7 | UFC NEWS

A welterweight contest between Justin Edwards and Gunnar Nelson has been booked for the UFC’s February trip to London. UFC officials announced the bout earlier today. UFC on FUEL TV 7 is set to go down at the famous Wembley Arena in London, England on February 16th. At the time of this report it was...

Dec 13, 2012 11:46 am

Mir Blames Injury On Shoe Type, Willing To Make Good On Cormier Fight | UFC NEWS

“You know, through training really difficult for the fight, couple maneuvers we were doing, plyometrics and what not, I guess I stepped wrong, kinda had the wrong shoes on I think, that day. I wasn’t going to skip training and ended up slicing my meniscus on my other leg, that was the good knee, so...

Dec 12, 2012 11:56 am

Condit Shares Just Two Words For MacDonald: “I’m in” | UFC NEWS

Following his UFC on FOX 5 victory, Rory MacDonald, took to the mic and sent out a challenge to the only man to defeat him, Carlos Condit. During last night’s “UFC Tonight” broadcast on FUEL TV, reporter, Ariel Helwani relayed a message to MacDonald from Condit: “I’m in.” That’s all Carlos Condit said. He said...

Dec 12, 2012 11:52 am

Jon Jones Discusses Eventual Move To The UFC’s Heavyweight Division | UFC NEWS

“I definitely have goals to compete at heavyweight and obviously go for the championship,” Jones said in the chat last Saturday evening. “But it’s a ways away. Right now I’m cutting weight more efficiently, trying to eat smarter and do things better and the weight cuts are getting easier so, heavyweight might be a ways...