Archive: MMA NEWS

Jun 30, 2014 12:01 pm

Pettis Not Scared Of Diaz Camp, But Promises No Brawls On TUF 20

With an upcoming stint as TUF 20 coach opposite Gilbert Melendez, the UFC’s lightweight champ will have to endure more than just coaching a few fighters in the house. Anthony Pettis will be confronted, on likely, a daily basis, by MMA’s most confrontational group, Team Cesar Gracie. In a brand new interview with MMAMania.com’s, Jesse...

Jun 30, 2014 10:10 am

Aus Media Credits UFC’s Mike Goldberg For Fueling Ignorant American Stereotypes

  In the aftermath of “UFC Fight Night: Auckland”, The Australian media has taken issue with UFC commentator Mike Goldberg. During his fight commentary, Goldberg confused two-sports, a rule set and mispronounced the name of one of the regions biggest sporting idols. Harmless errors from a man not from the area, but the media fired...

Jun 30, 2014 10:07 am

GSP Addresses Support Of Canadian Drug Lord In Open Letter

Last week we learned that GSP had sent a letter of support to U.S. courts in hopes to gain favor for his friend and famed Canadian Drug Lord, Jimmy Cournoyer. Since coming under fire for the decision, GSP has penned a letter to his fans, explaining his choices. Check it: “A letter I signed in...

Jun 30, 2014 9:59 am

IMMAF and Tuff-N-Uff present first-ever Amateur MMA World Championships

The International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF) in partnership with Las Vegas’ own Tuff-N-Uff: “The Future Stars of Mixed Martial Arts,” is presenting the first-ever amateur Mixed Martial Arts  World Championships during UFC International Fight Week™ on Monday, June 30  to Saturday, July 5. The IMMAF selected Tuff-N-Uff to co-present this competition because of their excellent reputation and...

Jun 30, 2014 9:52 am

Nick Diaz Says: “#$$ #Makeadeal #ufc #nickdiaz #bloodmoney”

Semi-retired UFC welterweight fighter Nick Diaz, is still resting on the sidelines waiting for a big money deal to come throughout the pipeline. With all the recent hoopla about his brother and Myles Jury, The Stockton Badboy took to instagram with a simple message of his own. Check it: The Caption Reads, #$$ #Makeadeal #ufc #nickdiaz...

Jun 29, 2014 12:25 pm

UFC Executives Discuss Sonnen Latest Failure & PED Problem in UFC

In this brief post-press conference interview, Dave Sholler and Marc Ratner explain what happened with Chael Sonnen’s second drug test failure and how it affects his status with the Nevada State Athletic Commission going forward – retired or otherwise.

Jun 29, 2014 11:51 am

UFC Releases Statement On Chael Sonnen’s Second Failed Drug Test

During UFC Fight Night 44, news broke that now retired UFC fighter Chael Sonnen had failed a second drug test. This test was taken after the test he previously admitted to failing. Unlike last time, this test was positive for Human Growth Hormone (HGH) and recombinant human erythropoietin (EPO). During the post-fight press conference Dave...

Jun 29, 2014 11:26 am

QUICK TWITT | Pro’s React To Swanson vs. Stephens Main Event

Last night’s decision heavy UFC Fight Night 44 main card delivered some exciting moments of action. Most of which happened in the main event. Here’s how the pro’s broke it down: Its time for the main event, lets fucking get them @LiLHeathenMMA– you got this!!! #mma @ufc RT — Chris Leben (@cripplerufc) June 29, 2014...

Jun 29, 2014 10:44 am

Swanson Post-Fight: ‘I want to dethrone Jose Aldo’

“I feel great about the win. It was great to have a battle every round. I kept telling myself I could do better each round.” Swanson on if he planned to land the left kick to the body: “I study a lot of tape and noticed a trend that everybody gets dropped by that kick. So...

Jun 28, 2014 10:40 pm

“UFC Fight Night 44: Swanson vs. Stephens” Official Results

Tonight’s San Antonio Fight card has concluded. The night opened with back-to-back non-stop action on the FS1 preliminary card with four of five fights ending in the first round, two of which in the first minute. 100% of the main card went to decision. Here’s your results: MAIN CARD: (FOX Sports 1, 7 p.m. PT) Cub...

Jun 28, 2014 10:30 pm

UFC Fight Night 44 Results: Swanson Earns Decision Over Jeremy Stephens In Main Event

Cub Swanson extended his winning streak to six tonight after his victory over Jeremy Stephens in tonight’s main event at “UFC Fight Night 44”. Swanson ran into some trouble with the power of Stephens, getting dropped in both the first and the second frame of action. A third round liver-kick landed by Swanson changed the...

Jun 28, 2014 9:13 pm

UFC Fight Night 44 Results: Ferreira Back to Winning Ways, Gets Win Over Craig

Cezar Ferreira jumped right back on his path of success tonight after his controlling performance over Andrew Craig. This middleweight contest was the fourth consecutive decision of the main card. Ferreira was close to putting the fight away in the third round when he had the back of Craig, working for a rear naked choke....

Jun 28, 2014 8:37 pm

UFC Fight Night 44 Results: Lamas Defeats Dias by way of Unanimous Decision

Number-three ranked featherweight Ricardo Lamas played his veteran role well in the octagon tonight and utilized the judges’ criteria to pick up the unanimous decision win. Even though he was not landing the majority of his shots, he threw at high volume while controlling the octagon which will always look good in the eyes of...

Jun 28, 2014 7:23 pm

“UFC Fight Night 44: Swanson vs. Stephens” Preliminary Card Results

The UFC has officially taken San Antonio by storm with tonight’s “UFC Fight Night 44: Swanson vs. Stephens” event. The Preliminary card has reached it’s conclusion and the five-bouts delivered four 1st-round finishes. Here’s the results: PRELIMINARY CARD: (FOX Sports 1, 5 p.m. PT) Carlos Diego Ferreira def. Colton Smith via submission (rear naked choke) –...

Jun 28, 2014 7:01 pm

UFC Fight Night 44 Results: Ellenberger Outlasts Moontasri and Earns Decision Win

Joe Ellenberger and James Moontasri made their Ultimate Fighting Championship debuts tonight at “UFC Fight Night 44”. Their bout kicked off the main card portion of the event on Fox Sports 1 and they put on an exciting performance. Throughout the entire first round, it seemed as if Moontasri was always one step ahead of...

Jun 28, 2014 3:34 pm

“UFC Fight Night 44: Swanson vs. Stephens” LIVE Results Thread

Tonight, from San Antonio’s AT&T Center, “UFC Fight Night 44: Swanson vs. Stephens” is going down on FOX Sports 1. If you can’t make the fight’s or just need to catch up on results, use this thread to get up-to-date in a hurry. OFFICIAL RESULTS: MAIN CARD: (FOX Sports 1, 7 p.m. PT) Cub Swanson...

Jun 28, 2014 3:10 pm

Watch Tonight’s UFC Fight Night 44 Post-Fight Presser Live On BJPENN.COM

Following tonight’s main event on FOX Sports 1, fight fans are invited to BJPENN.COM to catch our live and free broadcast of the UFC Fight Night 44 post-fight press conference from San Antonio. Use the player above to access the feed approximately 30-minutes after the conclusion of the main card. Enjoy!