Archive: mma

May 24, 2014 8:57 pm

UFC 173 Results: Cormier Chokes Henderson Out In Round 3, Calls Out Jon Jones After Win

Daniel Cormier put on a masterful performance against Dan Henderson and made a good case for being the next challenger to Jon Jones’ UFC Light Heavyweight Title. It wasn’t even a minute before Daniel Cormier slammed Dan Henderson to the ground after executing a beautiful hip toss. Cormier landed right in side control and it...

May 24, 2014 8:23 pm

UFC 173 Results: Lawler Sends Ellenberger to the Ground with Knee, Wins in Round 3

Robbie Lawler proved to the world why he is ranked number one in the welterweight division. He cracked Jake Ellenberger with a couple high kicks that sent Ellenberger stumbling back a few steps. Even though Ellenberger blocked them, they still hurt and he went into full defense mode. Ellenberger landed maybe two or three shots...

May 24, 2014 7:55 pm

UFC 173 Results: Mizugaki Extends Win Streak to 5 with Decision Win Over Rivera

Takeya Mizugaki and Francisco Rivera set the pace for an exciting fight after a scrappy first round. Mizugaki dropped Rivera with a huge shot in the middle of the first round but did not go in for the kill. This allowed Rivera to recover and gain some momentum of his own by landing some takedowns...

May 24, 2014 7:27 pm

UFC 173 Results: Varner Breaks Ankle in Round 1, Krause Picks up TKO Win

Jamie Varner and James Krause kicked off the main card of “UFC 173: Barao vs. Dillashaw” and it was cut short due to an unfortunate injury. In the first minute of the bout, Varner landed awkwardly on his left ankle and apparently broke it. He continued to push through the pain for the remaining four...

May 24, 2014 6:47 pm

UFC 173 Results: Chiesa Dominates Trinaldo for Fifteen Minutes

Michael Chiesa and Francisco Trinaldo headlined the Fox Sports 1 preliminary portion of the card and it was a one-sided affair. Michael Chiesa walked into some trouble taking Francisco Trinaldo down at the beginning of the first round, but once he got him there it was one sided. Chiesa was able to take him down...

May 24, 2014 6:09 pm

UFC 173 Results: Ferguson Sends Kikuno Crashing to the Mat, Earns KO Win

Katsunori Kikuno’s hands hung low the entire fight and it was only a matter of time before Tony Ferguson sent him crashing to the ground. Katsunori Kikuno’s style of fighting, while unorthodox, usually paid off for him. It tends to confuse fighters so much that he can attack from different angles and sneak devastating punches...

May 24, 2014 5:52 pm

UFC 173 Results: Holdsworth Smothers Camus, Earns Unanimous Decision Win

Chris Holdsworth is the real deal. Most of the fight took place on the ground where Holdsworth smothered Camus, leaving him little room to work with. Whenever Camus would try to escape, he would either fail or be successful only to let Holdsworth take another dominant position seconds later. Even though Chris Holdsworth’s statistics for...

May 24, 2014 4:57 pm

UFC 173 Results: Pichel Takes Njokuani Down 9 Times en route to Decision Victory

Anthony Njokuani and Vinc Pichel headlined the UFC Fight Pass preliminaries, but the fight almost ended seconds into the first round. Vinc Pichel tried to set a good distance between him and Anthony Njokuani by extending his hand and fingers, but he accidentally poked him in the eye. Njokuani walked back to a neutral corner...

May 24, 2014 4:26 pm

UFC 173 Results: Sicilia Picks Up Win After Going the Distance with Phillips

Aaron Phillips and Sam Sicilia put on an exciting featherweight bout on the UFC Fight Pass Preliminary portion of tonight’s event. Aaron Phillips caught Sam Sicilia off guard a few times by switching levels, attacking the head and body evenly. Sicilia was dropped by a knee to the body and almost walked into a guillotine,...

May 24, 2014 4:04 pm

UFC 173 Results: Li Defeats Michaud by way of Split Decision

Jingliang Li and David Michaud made their UFC debuts tonight and kicked off the fights on the UFC Fight Pass portion of ‘UFC 173’. Michaud was undefeated walking into the octagon, but he walked out tasting defeat for the first time in his career. Jingliang Li and David Michaud put on an impressive performance, all...

May 24, 2014 2:09 pm

‘UFC 173: Barao vs. Dillashaw’ Live Results Thread

Tonight on pay-per-view, Renan Barao will attempt to retain his bantamweight world title against Team Alpha Male’s TJ Dillashaw. You can follow along with the results in real-time right here in this thread. MAIN CARD: (Pay-per-view, 7 p.m. ET) T.J. Dillashaw def. Renan Barao via TKO (punches) – Round 5, 2:26 – wins bantamweight title...

May 24, 2014 2:00 pm

Watch Tonight’s UFC 173 Post-Fight Press Conference Live on BJPENN.COM

Shortly after tonight’s ‘UFC 173: Barao vs. Dillashaw’ main event, fight fans are invited back here for the BJPENN.COM Live Press Conference feed. The post-fight event will feature UFC President Dana White and several participants from tonight’s fight card. Enjoy: Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

May 24, 2014 6:51 am

BJ Penn: ‘Just remember me, I was here.’

  The UFC held a special press conference featuring fighters from UFC 175 and TUF 19. The media and some fans had the opportunity to asks the likes of Chael Sonnen, Wanderlei Silva, Chris Weidman, Ronda Rousey, Alexis Davis, Lyoto Machida and BJ Penn questions. During the press conference Penn answered questions ranging from his...

May 24, 2014 6:46 am

UFC Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 6

On episode #6 of the 7-part fight week series, UFC Embedded, it’s the day before UFC 173, and Dana White meets with a slew of Hall of Famers and current champions before the weigh-ins. Former heavyweight Daniel Cormier suffers through the final hours of his weight cut to 205, as his opponent, one-time middleweight Dan...

May 23, 2014 7:56 pm

BJ Penn On The Cover Of UFC Magazine

BJ ‘The Prodigy’ Penn has returned to the cover of UFC Magazine. We last saw Penn on the Cover of UFC Magazine Australia in September of 2011. ‘The Prodigy’ his faces career nemesis Frankie Edgar on July 7th this year. By fight night he will have been 19-months removed from active competition. Share Tweet Email...

May 23, 2014 6:19 pm

PHOTO’s | Weidman-Machida, Rousey-Davis, & Sonnen-Silva Staredown’s

If you missed our live coverage of today’s UFC 175 and TUF Finale Pre-Fight presser here’s some notable shots from the event. BJ Penn was in attendance, however Frankie Edgar was not, so no Penn-Edgar staredown… Yet! Here’s more: Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

May 23, 2014 5:22 pm

PHOTO’s | ‘UFC 173: Barao vs. Dillashaw’ Staredowns

If you missed today’s live ‘UFC 173’ weigh-ins stream, we have you covered. ‘UFC 173: Barao vs. Dillashaw’ goes down tomorrow night from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Here’s some more: Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

May 23, 2014 4:36 pm

‘UFC 173: Barao vs. Dillashaw’ Weigh-In Results

Today’s UFC 173 weigh-ins event went off without a hitch, as all fighters made their contracted weight. UFC 173 goes down tomorrow from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Here are the results: MAIN CARD: (Pay-per-view, 7 p.m. ET) Champ Renan Barao (135) vs. T.J. Dillashaw (135) – for UFC bantamweight title Daniel...

May 23, 2014 1:01 pm

Chael P. Sonnen: ‘People don’t understand the psychology of what I do’

“I don’t think that you can psychologically do anything to an opponent,. I know it gets talked about, but, for me, that stuff’s for the playground when you’re a little kid. In the playground, whoever talks the toughest is deemed to be the toughest. “Think back to your days growing up and the toughest kid...

May 23, 2014 12:42 pm

White: ‘If you don’t like 145’ers you’re not a fight fan’

“I love watching Renan Barao fight; I’m a big Renan Barao fan. What don’t you love about Renan Barao? He goes out and he finishes and he wrecks people. I’m still going back and forth with the Jon Jones-Renan Barao thing, but I think without a doubt Renan is the No. 2 ranked… If you...

May 23, 2014 12:31 pm

Hendo Feels A Little Tired Without TRT

“I feel fine without the TRT, maybe a little more tired. It’s hard to say this when you are in the middle of a camp because, with or without the TRT, you are going to tire yourself. I can’t say if makes a difference or not. I also wasn’t taking so much of it, I...

May 23, 2014 11:00 am

Dana White Profiled By Prestigious U.S. Media Outlet & It Doesn’t Look Good

The Washington Post, one of our country’s most prestigious media outlets recently did a profile on UFC president Dana White. Here’s an excerpt: Interviewer Ariel Helwani just asked Chuck Liddell whether he would want to fight Jon Jones, who’s 18 years younger than the retired MMA legend. The broadcast is Internet-only at this point, a...

May 23, 2014 9:47 am

UFC Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 5

On episode #5 of the 7-part fight week series, UFC Embedded, the UFC’s biggest stars press their luck. At Zuffa HQ, Dana White takes a call from Nick Diaz, deals with Jon Jones’ manager, and gets his long-awaited walking papers. Daniel Cormier visits Cain Velasquez’ Ultimate Fighter training session and questions Luke Rockhold’s expertise, while...