Archive: MMA NEWS

Dec 5, 2014 7:25 pm

Invicta FC 10 Results: Morgan Picks Up Decision Win Against Wawro

Peggy Morgan and Andria Wawro slowed down the pacing of the event with their low-octane slug fest. Neither woman was interested in taking the fight to the ground and they were apprehensive to get within striking distance. This led to ten minutes of pitter-patter punches and a few decent combinations from both women. The action...

Dec 5, 2014 6:58 pm

Invicta FC 10 Results: Grasso TKOs Gray In Less Than Two Minutes!

Alexa Grasso improved her record to 6-0 tonight as she dominated Alida Gray in the third fight of the night! Grasso wobbled Gray with a straight right hand and hunted her down like prey. As Gray stumbled back to the fence, Grasso cut her off with an INSANE right hook/left hook/right uppercut/left hook combination that...

Dec 5, 2014 6:48 pm

Invicta FC 10 Results: Frey Makes Robb Tap Out in Round 1

Jinh Yu Frey gave us the first finish of the night! Frey gained back control after Robb gave it to her when they were fighting for positioning on the cage fence. Robb tried to escape by flopping on the mat, but it actually gave Frey better positioning. While on the canvas, Frey was able to...

Dec 5, 2014 6:38 pm

Invicta FC 10 Results: Ostovich Defeats Johnson by way of Split Decision

Evva Johnson and Rachael Ostovich kicked off tonight’s event with a fifteen minute bout in the flyweight division. Invicta FC took over UFC Fight Pass at 9:00 ET with their tenth card. Ostovich impressed with her performance tonight. She controlled the cage and dictated the pace of the action. Johnson showed some grappling skills when...


Dec 5, 2014 6:03 pm

“Invicta 10: Waterson vs. Tiburcio” Live Results

Invicta 10 invades Houston, Texas with their tenth card tonight! “The Karate Hottie” Michelle Waterson headlines the card again, but this time against Herica Tiburcio. Will tonight’s title defense be any different than her last, or will Tiburcio actually present a challenge and land an offensive move? Stay tuned to BJPENN.COM for up to the...

Dec 5, 2014 11:37 am

Francisco Rivera Thinks Fight With Uriah Faber Could Be Life Changing- Exclusive

  Who’s ready for UFC 181? UFC bantamweight Francisco Rivera is. He spoke with BJPENN.COM Radio this past Sunday about his upcoming fight with “The California Kid”, Uriah Faber. Checkout some of the highlights below, then go listen to the episode for the full interview, HERE. “Huge fight, looking forward to it, I can’t wait,”...

Dec 2, 2014 5:10 pm

Friday’s Invicta FC 10 event loses Irene Aldana vs. Marion Reneau

Friday’s Invicta FC 10 event has lost an intriguing bantamweight bout, as officials announced Monday that Irene Aldana will not be able to compete against Marion Reneau. Aldana (4-1 MMA) was recently hospitalized with a severe case of bronchitis, which resulted in the fight cancellation. With the loss, the Invicta FC 10 lineup now features...

Dec 2, 2014 4:52 pm

Pat Barry Speaks Openly About Dennis Munson Jr.’s Death and Rofusport- Exclusive

Back in March of this year, amateur kick-boxer Dennis Munson Jr. died hours after his debut fight in Milwaukee. Since his death, a select few have come forward to speak out about the situation and about his team, Roufusport, led by Duke Roufus. Those few being current TUF contestant Rose Namajunas and her fiancé, former...

Nov 28, 2014 6:43 pm

Cyborg Fought Through Pain Till The Very End

Former Strikeforce champion Cristiane ‘Cyborg’ Justino was expected to headline next week’s Invicta FC 10 event. Unfortunately for fight fans, Justino was forced to pull out of the December 5 headlining bout with an injury. Prior to her recent training trip to Thailand, “Cyborg” said she hurt her foot but did some simple treatment and...

Nov 28, 2014 5:35 pm

Ben Rothwell On Drug Testing Problems And Beating TRT

At this time last year, UFC heavyweight Ben Rothwell was undergoing what he now calls the “lowest point” of his career. The veteran heavyweight was using testosterone replacement therapy at the time, which had been prescribed to him by his doctors. After defeating Brandon Vera in dramatic fashion at UFC 164 in August of 2013,...

Nov 28, 2014 5:53 am

Ryan Bader vs. Phil Davis set for UFC on FOX 14

A key light heavyweight bout has been added to January’s UFC on FOX 14 event, as UFC officials announced this morning that Phil Davis will meet Ryan Bader on the evenings main card. UFC on FOX 14 takes place January 24 live from Tele2 Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. The main card airs on FOX following...

Nov 22, 2014 10:28 pm

UFC FN 57 Results: Edgar Bloodies Swanson and Submits Him in 5th Round

Frankie Edgar dominated Cub Swanson for nearly fifteen minutes before he submitted him with only four seconds remaining in the fifth round. It was the latest stoppage in UFC history. Edgar was able to take Swanson down at will throughout the fight. Swanson proved to have little to offer with his back on the mat...

Nov 22, 2014 10:17 pm

Manny Pacquiao Dominates Chris Algieri, Retains WBO Title

Manny Pacquiao decimated Chris Algieri tonight in Macau. Algieri landed a few good shots throughout twelve rounds of action, but it was absolutley no surprise when Pacquiao had his hands raised in victory after the judges’ decision. It seemed like for every jab Algieri landed, Pacquiao responded with a two or three punch combination of...

Nov 22, 2014 9:37 pm

UFC FN 57 Results: Barboza Outworks Green, Gets Decision Win

Edson Barboza spent the majority of the first round a safe distance away from Bobby Green’s striking range. Green grew frustrated with Barboza “running away” from him and started to fight aggressively in the second round. Green’s hands hung low as he started to taunt Barboza, and he payed for it big time. What Green...

Nov 22, 2014 8:59 pm

UFC FN 57 Results: Camus Earns Upset Win Over Pickett

Chico Camus looks like a completely different fighter after his first fight in the flyweight division tonight. He landed over sixty percent of his strikes in his bout with Brad Pickett and picked up the unanimous decision victory. Camus’ gas tank never ran out; he was on his toes the entire fight and fought off...

Nov 22, 2014 8:23 pm

UFC FN 57 Results: Oliynyk Lays Rosholt Out Cold in First Round

These two heavyweights were fighting like they both bet on their bout ending in the first round! After some back and forth brawling, Oliynyk broke from the clinch and caught Rosholt with a left hook to the back of the head. Oliynyk followed up with a HUGE left hook and Rosholt was sent crashing to...

Nov 22, 2014 8:07 pm

UFC FN 57 Results: Benavidez Lights Ortiz Up and Gets Decision Win

Joseph Benavidez came to fight and it showed in his performance tonight against Dustin Ortiz. Benavidez stormed to the middle of the octagon at the start of the fight and these two pushed on an incredible pace from the opening second. The reputation of flyweights putting on incredible fights held true with this one as...

Nov 22, 2014 7:36 pm

UFC FN 57 Results: Wiman Scores Decision Win Over Vallie-Flagg

Matt Wiman and Isaac Vallie-Flagg kicked off the main-card of “UFC Fight Night 57” on Fox Sports 1 with their lightweight bout. Wiman controlled most of the fight with his grappling and was able to pick up the unanimous decision win. The majority of the fight took place in the clinch with Vallie-Flagg’s back against...

Nov 22, 2014 6:57 pm

UFC FN 57 Results: Magomedov Earns Win Over Copeland

Ruslan Magomedov outnumbered and outclassed Josh Copeland when it came to striking, but at least Copeland proved he has one hell of a chin. Copeland ate a few shots in the opening round that would have put the average heavyweight fighter to sleep, but he pushed forward and continued to absorb punishment for ten more...

Nov 22, 2014 6:27 pm

UFC FN 57 Results: Narvaez Scores Win In Home State Over Barnatt

Luke Barnatt seemed to have been on his way to a decision victory against the +300 underdog Roger Narvaez, but Narvaez tried his hardest to make sure that would not happen by landing a big shot in the third round. Narvaez scored the first knockdown twelve minutes into the fight, in round three. Barnatt let...

Nov 22, 2014 5:48 pm

UFC FN 57 Results: Vick Gets Decision Win Over Hein

James Vick fought a tall man’s fight in the second and third rounds and it won him the fight. Nick Hein had a couple chances in the first round to finish the fight, but he could not execute. Vick chose to stand in front of Hein in the opening round to bang it out, and...

Nov 22, 2014 5:25 pm

Metamoris 5 Results: Legends Sakuraba and Gracie Grapple to a Draw

The first time Kazushi Sakuraba and Renzo Gracie squared off, strikes were allowed and it was in the PRIDE ring. PRIDE may be gone, but both men displayed fighting spirit when they headlined tonight’s Metamoris card on pay-per-view. In a grappling only contest with a twenty minute time limit, neither man would walk off the...

Nov 22, 2014 5:14 pm

UFC FN 57 Results: Arreola Submits Edwards in 1st Round with Armbar!

Akbarh Arreola redeemed himself after losing his UFC debut in July by submitting Yves Edwards in just one round. Arreola set the hold up with a beautiful combination which caught Edwards completely off-guard. Arreola lunged towards Edwards and landed a right cross that sent Edwards tumbling to the mat in slow-motion. The fact that he...

Nov 22, 2014 4:56 pm

Metamoris 5 Results: MacDonald and Torres Go Full 20 Minutes

Social media and mixed martial arts fans around the world blew up when it was announced that UFC star Rory MacDonald would be featured on tonight’s Metamoris card. His opponent, Jonathan Torres, is known for his accomplishments as a gi-grappler. However, he recently has been on a tear in no-gi competition most recently winning the...

Nov 22, 2014 4:55 pm

UFC FN 57 Results: VanZant Defeats Curran in FOTN Contest

Paige VanZant went through hell to make it to the octagon and she made it all worth it with a victory over Kailin Curran. Curran showed great resiliency in all three rounds of action and their clash of styles led to what should be a Fight of the Night contender. VanZant was accepted as a...

Nov 22, 2014 4:21 pm

Metamoris 5 Results: Shields and Satoshi Battle to a Draw in Secret Bout

This bout between Jake Shields and Roberto Satoshi was not advertised for the card as it was kept a surprise for those who purchased the PPV feed or tickets to the event. The interesting part about this match is that Shields and Satoshi knew that they were fighting on “Metamoris 5”, but they would not...

Nov 22, 2014 4:15 pm

UFC FN 57 Results: Choi TKOs Puig in Just 18 Seconds!

There’s no better way to kick off a UFC event than with a technical knockout! Choi and Puig met in the middle of the octagon ready to bang for this featherweight contest. Puig tried to control where the fight was going by claiming the middle of the octagon. Choi feigned a left hand and caught...