Archive: MMA NEWS

Nov 15, 2014 6:24 pm

UFC 180 Results: Perez Becomes first TUF Latino Champ, Defeats Quinonez via Decision

Alejandro Perez is your “TUF: Latin America” bantamweight tournament winner! Perez utilized his speed and changing of levels to secure ten points in the first round. Quinonez simply could not get on Perez’s level when it came to the standing game and suffered because of it. Quinonez improved his standing game in the second and...

Nov 15, 2014 5:49 pm

UFC 180 Results: Eye Pops Smith’s Cauliflower Ear, Wins in Round 2

Jessica Eye utilized her speed and combinations to cut off Leslie Smith from dishing out any offense at all. Eye peppered her with shots throughout the entire fight and changed levels often to keep Smith guessing and on the edge of her stool. Smith took a punch to the head in the first round that...

Nov 15, 2014 5:29 pm

UFC 180 Results: Benitez Puts Brown to Sleep in Round 3

If there is one thing we can take away from this bout, it is that Humberto Brown is ELUSIVE. He was able to escape guillotine after guillotine even when it looked like he was done for. One thing we learned about Benitez is that he is a persistent little bugger. Despite getting shut down for...

Nov 15, 2014 4:52 pm

UFC 180 Results: Briones Clobbers Cannetti Then Submits Him in Round 2

Henry Briones brought the fans in Mexico City to their feet with an amazing performance! Despite getting punished in the first with two body strikes that almost ended the fight early, Briones pushed through the pain and was able to make it to the second round. Cannetti over-dedicated his strikes in the second round and...


Nov 15, 2014 4:33 pm

UFC 180 Results: Beltran Beats Vera, First UFC Fighter to Win in Mexico

Marlon Vera suffered a skin infection while competing for a contract on “The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America” and was forced to pull out of the show. Tonight, he got to prove himself in the octagon against fellow bantamweight Marco Beltran in the first fight of the night of UFC 180. The bout aired on UFC...

Nov 15, 2014 2:40 pm

‘UFC 180: Werdum vs. Hunt’ Official Results

Tonight from the Arena Ciudad de Mexico, ‘UFC 180: Werdum vs. Hunt’  goes down, live on pay-per-view. As always, BJPENN.COM will be providing comprehensive coverage of tonight’s event. Follow along on the BJPENN.COM HOME PAGE for detailed recaps of each bout, or get quick results below. MAIN CARD: (Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET) Fabricio Werdum def....

Nov 15, 2014 2:26 pm

‘Bellator 131: Ortiz vs. Bonnar’ Official Results

Bellator Mixed Martial Arts returns to action this evening with ‘Bellator 131: Ortiz vs. Bonnar’. Fight fans can join BJPENN.COM for our live stream (where available) and live results. The festivities kick off at 6:45 p.m. PT. MAIN CARD: (Spike TV, 9 p.m. ET) Tito Ortiz def. Stephan Bonnar by way of Split Decision (30-27,...

Nov 15, 2014 2:19 pm

‘WSOF 15: Branch vs. Okami’ Official Results

The World Series Of Fighting returns tonight with ‘WSOF 15: Branch vs. Okami’. Fight fans can join BJPENN.COM for our live stream (where available) and live results. The festivities kick off at 6:30 p.m. ET. MAIN CARD: (NBCSN, 9 p.m. ET) Champ Dave Branch def. Yushin Okami via TKO (strikes) – Round 4, 3:39 –...

Nov 15, 2014 1:54 pm

UFC 180 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episodes 4 & 5

On episode #4 of UFC 180 Embedded, interim heavyweight title contender Mark Hunt gets sweaty and introspective in Mexico City. Featherweight contender Dennis Bermudez cuts weight in style and practices his questionable Spanish. At Ultimate Media Day, the stars of the UFC 180 card meet with the media, treating them to fight predictions and Robert...

Nov 15, 2014 1:36 pm

Roomate: Jon Jones Has Bad Temper, Throws People Through Windows

“We got into a lot of trouble,” Covington said. “When you’re in a small town in Iowa, a lot of kids are farm kids and they always wanted to start some stuff with the wrestlers and I was a national champ in college and Jon was a national champ, so they’d always try to pick...

Nov 15, 2014 1:02 pm

TUF 20’s Magana Blasts Tate Repeatedly

TUF 20’s Angela Magana has made a stern attempt at engaging in twitter beef with Miesha Tate. Check it: Should I get fake boobs like miesha. Will it help me with takedowns. — Angela Magana UFC (@AngelaMagana1) November 14, 2014 .@MercerCreed @MieshaTate If vitor had some fake boobies like Miesha they would of protected him...

Nov 15, 2014 12:44 pm

Bermudez: ‘I would smash Conor McGregor’

“I don’t care about Conor McGregor. I am the No. 1 featherweight in the division. If I ever fight Conor McGregor, I would smash him and run him out of the division. I’m the best at that weight class and I’m going to prove it on Saturday night. I’ve won seven fights in the UFC...

Nov 15, 2014 10:53 am

War Machine Laughs At Christy Mack’s Tears During Testimony

  Christy Mack appeared in court this week, opposite War Machine, to give her testimony about the night he allegedly beat, and raped her. During the recent appearance, the NY times is reporting that War Machine, laughed during Christy MAck’s tears. Check it: (Via NY Post) Koppenhaver laughed audibly and shook his head at one...

Nov 15, 2014 3:02 am

JUST SCRAP Results – Hawaii Goes 2-1 Versus Alaska In Main Card Pro-Bouts

Tonight (Friday), from a packed out Edith Kanaka’ole Tennis Stadium, in Hilo, Hawaii, the JUST SCRAP MMA promotion returned to action with an entertaining night of fights. The Hawaii vs. Alaska themed fight card showcased both up-and-coming amateur talent, as well as seasoned veterans from the big stage. In the night’s main event, big show veteran,...

Nov 14, 2014 3:54 pm

‘UFC 180: Werdum vs. Hunt’ Weigh-In Results

Today, from the Arena Ciudad de Mexico, the ‘UFC 180: Werdum vs. Hunt’  fighters hit the scales to make their bouts official. All 22 fighters hit their contracted weight. “UFC  180: Werdum vs. Hunt” goes down tomorrow night on pay-per-view. The event marks the UFC’s promotional debut in Mexico. The Full Weigh-In Results Are As...

Nov 14, 2014 11:41 am

My Training Became A Retirmement Joke For Forrest Griffin

“Almost everybody at the UFC level can fight through an injury. We’re all hurt by the time the fight comes. I’m starting camps off with the injuries that I haven’t properly addressed and that’s affecting the way I train, movements we’re using and what we can do on a certain day. I’ve got Forrest Griffin...

Nov 14, 2014 10:47 am

REPLAY! Cain Velasquez’s UFC 180 Media Scrum

UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez talks about what sidelined him for UFC 180, Fabricio Werdum, The Ultimate Fighter, MMA in Mexico, facing Werdum, and much more during a media scrum at UFC 180 media day Thursday.

Nov 14, 2014 10:33 am

UFC 180: Media Day Highlights

Catch up with the stars from UFC 180 at Ultimate Media Day. Interim title challenger Fabricio Werdum talks about his matchup with Mark Hunt, while Hunt discusses the prospects of stepping in. Watch all the action this Saturday on Pay-Per-View.

Nov 14, 2014 10:23 am

UFC 180 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 3

On episode #3 of UFC 180 Embedded, interim heavyweight title contenders Fabricio Werdum and Mark Hunt make the promo rounds, doing photo shoots, interviews and open workouts. Ricardo Lamas embraces the Mexican fans, entertaining at the packed fan event and taking a jab at fellow featherweight Conor McGregor. That night, featherweight Dennis Bermudez gets in...

Nov 13, 2014 10:28 pm

‘JUST SCRAP Nov. 14’ Weigh-In Results – Two Miss Weight

Tonight, from the Edith Kanaka’ole Tennis Stadium, in Hilo, Hawaii, all thirty-eight of the JUST SCRAP fighters hit the scales to make their bouts for tomorrow night, official. Only two fighters missed the mark during today’s emotionally tense event. The full list of results is as follows: Professional: Collin Reuter (170.8) vs. Ross Ebanez (170.6) Bill...

Nov 13, 2014 5:40 pm

CAIN! “Interim Belt, Interim champion. Not the champion”

“It’s the interim belt, you know. It’s the interim belt. We’re going to fight for the real one coming up. So I don’t think too much into it. When I have my chance to fight, we’ll fight for the real one. “That’s how I view it. Because it’s the interim belt. Interim belt, interim champion....

Nov 13, 2014 5:30 pm

White: Fighters need to start ‘reeling it back a bit’ in training

  UFC President Dana White has been dealing with fight canceling injuries, at an alarming rate. This weekend’s UFC 180 event is the perfect example. Norman Parke, Joe Lauzon, Diego Sanchez, and Cain Velasquez have all been forced to withdraw from the event, making the promotion’s debut in Mexico a shell of its former self....

Nov 13, 2014 4:41 pm

Bethe Correia Turned Down Bout With Miesha Tate

“They offered me to fight Miesha three times. The first date was in December, then January and February, but I couldn’t take it because I’m injured. I tried to convince my doctor to let me fight, but he said I can’t come back before March. I can fight King Kong in March, but I can’t...