Archive: MMA NEWS

Sep 20, 2012 10:04 am

Tickets For UFC on FOX 5 On Sale October 5 | UFC NEWS

“UFC on FOX 5: Henderson vs. Diaz” is set to go down on December 8 from Seattle’s KeyArena. The event which will air live and free on FOX features a stellar main card that includes BJ Penn vs. Rory MacDonald, Matt Brown vs. Mike Swick, Alexander Gustafsson vs. Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and a lightweight title...

Sep 20, 2012 8:35 am

Watch Today's UFC 152 Pre-Fight Press Conference Live On BJPENN.COM (Noon ET) | UFC NEWS

In anticipation for this weekends UFC 152 event the UFC is holding a special press-conference this afternoon to promote the show. Today’s event takes place at the Real Sports Bar and Grill in Toronto and UFC President Dana White as well as main card participants Jon Jones, Vitor Belfort, Demetrious Johnson, Joseph Benavidez, Brian Stann...

Sep 19, 2012 11:59 am

Rashad Evans Believes He Will Fight Jon Jones Again In A Year | UFC NEWS

“I probably know a lot more about Jon Jones than most people and have such insight, so Vitor asked me to be his righthand man in preparation for the fight. I think it’s a huge mistake to consider him an underdog because this is an MMA fight. You’ve seen some of the most dramatic finishes...

Sep 19, 2012 11:44 am

Melendez Changes Tune: Open To Fourth Fight With Thomson | MMA NEWS

“I’m definitely down for it. I’d be up for it. I’m not looking forward to it right away, but I’m definitely not scared of it. I don’t think it was my best performance. I think Thomson’s a tough guy, I think we know each other well. It was a close fight and San Jose’s his...

Sep 19, 2012 11:12 am

International Scene | Dutch MMA fighter Hyram Rodriguez becomes first European MMA champion | MMA NEWS

This past Saturday September 15th, 2012. The Dutch fighter Hyram Rodriguez successfully captured the first ever European MMA lightweight title with his Unanimous Decision win over the Danish fighter Kenneth Rosfort-Nees. The Holland based fighter had met his adversary once before, losing in his opponent’s hometown in Copenhagen through a highly controversial decision. In this...

Sep 19, 2012 11:05 am

Brian Stann Explains Move From Greg Jacksons Gym | UFC NEWS

“The shift has gone great. When I’m here in Atlanta, I’ve got an extremely great group of guys – I brought in a great group of guys. There’s a lot of focus, there’s a lot of eyes on every single round I’m putting in. There’s a tremendous focus on drilling and practicing technique every day;...

Sep 19, 2012 10:49 am

Bisping Perfectly Fine With Being Labeled As The "British Bad Boy" | UFC NEWS

“I suppose that’s the way they’re marketing it. In fact, I’m sat in this office in Las Vegas and there’s a piece of paper here that says ‘UFC 152 – Saturday. American Hero versus British Bad Boy’… That’s definitely the route that the marketing is going down but I’ve got no problem with that. The...

Sep 19, 2012 10:42 am

Vitor Belfort Prepared To Take On Jon Jones Five-Minutes At A Time | UFC NEWS

“As far as I know, I’m there to fight five minutes. If, after five minutes, nothing gets done we have another five, then I’ll have a minute’s rest and then another five. One more minute’s rest and then another five… so as far as I know we’re only going for five minutes – and then...

Sep 19, 2012 10:04 am

Stann "Absolutely 100-Percent" Doesn't Care If Bisping Trash Talks Him | UFC NEWS

“I absolutely 100-percent don’t care (if Bisping talks trash) I really don’t. Me and Mike aren’t friends, merely acquaintances, so he knows nothing about me. So I don’t see how we’d be insulted by anything we’d say to one another. One thing I know about Mike, he’s an intelligent guy. He knows what he’s doing....

Sep 19, 2012 9:45 am

VIDEO | Countdown To UFC 152 (Full Episode) | UFC NEWS

“Countdown to UFC 152” hit FUEL TV this week and if you missed it we have the full episode right here on BJPENN.COM. Follow along with this weekend’s main card participants as they prepare for greatness at UFC 152.

Sep 18, 2012 2:55 pm

Masvidal Books Green As Next Opponent For Strikeforce: Cormier vs. Mir | MMA NEWS

Strikeforce officials have put together an interesting lightweight bout for November’s “Strikeforce: Cormier vs. Mir” event. Both Jorge Masvidal and Bobby Green have agreed to square off in what will likely be the evening’s main card on Showtime. “Strikeforce: Cormier vs. Mir” is set to take place from the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City...