Archive: MMA NEWS

Jun 27, 2014 6:57 pm

Top Ultimate Fighter Moments

The first five seasons of The Ultimate Fighter produced some classic and memorable moments. Check out the top 8 moments of the 25 highlighted in the Best of The Ultimate Fighter.

Jun 27, 2014 6:06 pm

Thiago Silva Books First Fight Since Arrest

Former top UFC contender Thiago Silva will be looking to put his personal problems aside when he returns to action late August. The Blackzilian fighter is schedule to fight for a local Florida promotion on August 29. An opponent has yet to be named for Silva. The event is scheduled to go down from the War Memorial...

Jun 27, 2014 5:23 pm

STAREDOWNS! Swanson-Stephens Square Off In Texas

Today at the At&T Center in San Antonio, Texas, Saturday’s main event fighters squared off for fight fans in anticipation of tomorrow’s fight on FOX Sports 1. (Pictured left to right: Cub Swanson, Jeremy Stephens)

Jun 27, 2014 6:52 am

Chael Sonnen: ‘Biting guys In Soccer A Very Weird Thing To Do’

“Lets start with what happened on the soccer field. To bite someone in the course of battle at least somehow makes some kind of sense. To walk up behind a guy and just bite into his shoulder is just a very weird thing to do.” “I’ve never experienced it in the Octagon, but I have...

Jun 27, 2014 6:52 am

Ronda Rousey Makes Mag Cover With Expendables 3 Cast

Yesterday, UFC Women’s Bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey shared a photo of the cover for Muscle & Fitness Magazine on her instagram. It shows Rousey posing with the main cast of the upcoming action flick, Expendables 3.

Jun 27, 2014 6:45 am

Jon Fitch Gets New Sponsor, Will Be First Fighter Paid With Digital Currency

When top welterweight fighter steps into the cage next month for The World Series of Fighting, he will be fighting for a new type of funds in Digital Currency. NBC’s Brian Kelly breaks it down: … So, I’m sponsoring Jon Fitch, the No.2 Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) World Ranked Welterweight, in his upcoming fight on...

Jun 27, 2014 6:37 am

UFC’s Year-End Event Will Not Take Place This Year

That’s right, UFC 182 will take place on Jan. 3, 2015 instead of the usual Saturday after Christmas. According to MMAJunkie, the UFC has confirmed this date. So why the date change? Simply because the UFC doesn’t want to put on an event two days after Christmas. This year the holiday lands on a Thursday,...

Jun 27, 2014 6:37 am

The UFC Adds Three Big Names To UFN: Hunt vs. Nelson

The UFC will return to Japan in September for UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs. Nelson event. It appears that the UFC is planning on giving the Japanese fans a huge night of fights featuring plenty of fan favorites and local talent. It’s safe to say that Mark Hunt is one of those favorites. As for...

Jun 26, 2014 9:33 pm

STAREDOWNS! Marquardt-Te Huna Square Off In Aukland

This Saturday Morning/Friday Night-ish, the UFC makes its debut in Aukland Norway. Leading that charge is main event fighters, Nate MArquardt and James Te Huna. (Seen Above) In the co-main event, Soa Palelei takes on Jared Rosholt. (Seen Below)

Jun 26, 2014 9:28 pm

‘UFC FIGHT NIGHT AUKLAND: Marquardt vs. Te Huna’ Weigh-In Results

If you missed BJPENN.COM’s live broadcast of tonight’s Weigh-ins, you’re in the right place. The event serves as the UFC’s debut in Aukland, Norway. In the main event, Nate Marquardt faces off with James Te Huna live on UFC Fight Pass. Here are the results: MAIN CARD: (UFC Fight Pass, 2 a.m. PT – Saturday)...

Jun 26, 2014 7:05 pm

New BJ Penn-RVCA Feature: ‘Return of the Prodigy’

Former UFC lightweight and welterweight world champion and RVCA Advocate BJ Penn talks about his upcoming fight with Frankie Edgar for the TUF 19 Finale event on July 6th. Shot and Edited by Change for Balance. Song Blues Festival by Sic Alps.

Jun 26, 2014 6:41 pm

Metamoris 4: Sonnen VS Galvao (Official Trailer)

Chael Sonnen battles Andre Galvao at Metamoris 4 on August 9th in Los Angeles. Full card includes: Chael Sonnen vs. Andre Galvao Josh Barnett vs. Dean Lister Keenan Cornelius vs. Vinny Magalhaes Saulo Ribeiro vs. Rodrigo Medeiros Garry Tonon vs. Kit Dale and The Secret Match (to be revealed on fight night)

Jun 26, 2014 6:26 pm

New Bellator Boss Scott Coker Writes Letter To Fight Fans

With Scott Coker recently taking the helm of Bellator MMA, many MMA fans are interested in seeing what changes Coker plans on bringing to the promotion. While he has already made a few decisions, such as largely eliminating the tournament format and trimming the roster of some fighters, it’s still unknown just how much Coker...

Jun 26, 2014 6:18 pm

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighters React To USA vs Germany World Cup Game

Team U.S.A. has had some moderate success in this year’s FIFA World Cup. And though, they recently lost to Germany, they still get to advance through to the next round. The MMA World took to twitter with reactions and commentary throughout the match. Check it: No pressure, well except for BILLION people that are watching....

Jun 26, 2014 2:59 pm

Vitor Belfort’s Son Following In Father’s Footsteps

One day we will see a father-son duo in the UFC, perhaps even, father-daughter. For now though, those days are likely far off. Vitor Belfort’s son, seen wearing red above, is likely one of the top candidates to actually follow in his fathers footsteps.

Jun 26, 2014 2:52 pm

Galvao Expecting ‘Evolved’ Chael Sonnen In Metamoris 4 Headliner

“It won’t be easy… He has evolved and that’s natural. If you fight MMA, you should know jiu-jitsu. That’s a fact. That’s why he trains jiu-jitsu like every other MMA fighter. Evolution is a consequence of training, and he has evolved a lot. I will train and fight by the rules, going for the submission...

Jun 26, 2014 2:40 pm

Schaub Not In EA UFC Game, Says Creators Can Suck A D***

“I don’t know if it’s contract negotiations or what. When I was at the Joe Rogan show, one of the creators came up to me and said, ‘listen man, we’ve seen the outcries, we know we’re going to figure it out and we’re going to put you in the game.’ So, I’m waiting for that....

Jun 26, 2014 12:27 pm

PHOTO | Dana White Submits MMA Legend Sakuraba In Japan

UFC President Dana White, rounded out his trip overseas with a press stop in Japan. He met with several fighters while there, including MMA Legend Kazushi Sakuraba. The caption reads, This had been an amazing trip!! Got to sit down and talk to one if my favorite fighters #Sakuraba for over an hour. #ufcjapan #ufc #pride

Jun 26, 2014 11:01 am

Swanson: ‘I’m just preparing for two rounds because that’s all I need’

Cub Swanson on his upcoming fight with Jeremy Stephens. “I’ve always said maybe I don’t hit that hard, but I’m pretty accurate, I keep a gnarly pace and it doesn’t matter how I’m getting the W’s.” Swanson on how the fight will end: “It ends with his missing me because of my head movement and me...