Archive: mma

Apr 29, 2014 1:21 pm

‘TUF Latin America: Velasquez vs. Werdum’ Official For Mexican Debut, Will Fight In Nov.

As expected, Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum will square off later this year and during today’s special UFC press-conference in Mexico, the promotion made the bout official. The two heavyweights will also coach the first ever Latin America season of ‘The Ultimate Fighter’ reality series. As coaches, Velasquez and Werdum will help cultivate the Mexican...

Apr 29, 2014 1:20 pm

Lawler & Ellenberger Put Through Enhanced Drug Testing By NSAC

The Nevada State Athletic Commission has opted to exercise their rights to put UFC 173 competitors, Robbie Lawler and Jake Ellenberger through an enhanced drug testing program. ESPN recently broke the news. According to the NSAC, both fighters will undergo a series of testing in the lead up to their UFC 173 bout, including, urine,...

Apr 29, 2014 1:19 pm

Mike Swick Planning Return To Middleweight

“I’ve got my health back a lot from before, obviously I was not doing too good during that time for those fights, walking at 170, but I’m back up to 210 now. I feel good, I’m able to eat, getting my strength back. I’ll fight middleweight. Yeah, I’ve got my size back. For the last...

Apr 29, 2014 1:16 pm

Brian Stann Says Drug Testing In MMA Is ‘Inadequate’

“I think the time when you retire coming off a loss and then you say that, what I didn’t want to do was discredit any of my former opponents. You know, specifically seeing that Wanderlei (Silva) was my last fight, I didn’t want to come off like, ‘Hey, I’m making excuses. The only people that...

Apr 29, 2014 1:00 pm

VIDEO | Erick Silva Smashes Pads In Preparation For Brown Fight – SCARY!

Somewhere in Ohio, UFC welterweight, Matt Brown watched this video and trembled, even if just slightly. For his opponent, Erick Silva, holds the kind of finishing power feared among the UFC ranks. The two welterweights square off next week in the UFC’s Cincinnati main event.

Apr 29, 2014 12:35 pm

VIDEO | Chuck Liddell & ‘Lil Chuck’ Star In Music Video

Hamburger Fries & Shake is the epic, smash debut by new Rap Star, Fitty Smallz, AKA Notorious F.I.T. with guest appearances by Chuck “The Iceman” Liddell and Semhar Tedesse of Survivor. The video was filmed at the Pink Motel in Los Angeles, California, directed by Nayip Ramos and produced by Casey Schreffler with Gavin Fisher...

Apr 29, 2014 12:04 pm

Dana White: ‘I Will Box Tito Ortiz And Win Easy’

UFC President Dana White will likely never get over his grudge against former light-heavyweight champion, Tito Ortiz. Just as recent as this weekend, the UFC’s beef with Tito spilled over on the UFC 172 broadcast when they excluded his win record from some stats. Now, going even further, Dana White, the UFC president, took to...

Apr 29, 2014 11:47 am

VIDEO | TUF 20 tryouts: Dana White media scrum

UFC President Dana White talks about the historic 20th season of The Ultimate Fighter which will include an all-female strawweight cast and from which the division’s first champion will emerge.

Apr 29, 2014 11:44 am

VIDEO | The World Without UFC, By Griffin & Bonnar

Forrest Griffin and Stephan Bonnar contemplate a world in which the UFC never existed, and riff on the careers some of the sport’s most famed fighters would have pursued instead.

Apr 29, 2014 11:18 am

Watch Today’s UFC Mexico Press Conference Live on BJPENN.COM (1pm PT)

Live from Mexico City, Mexico, the UFC is putting on a special press conference today. The event’s agenda and participants are unknown at this time, but we are likely to hear the promotion’s plans to head south of the border. Fight fans can watch our live and free UFC broadcast right here, in the player...

Apr 29, 2014 10:45 am

Karo Parisyan: Ronda’s Head Coach Is ‘Eating Her Brains’

“You can’t even compare that gym to our gym, bro. We’re an established MMA gym and a judo gym for over 20 years. [Glendale Fighting Club] is a college gym that became an MMA gym somehow because Roman Mitichyan, one of our guys, one of my best training partners and friends, was taking judo over...

Apr 29, 2014 10:45 am

Hendo Doesn’t Plan To Wrestle, Wants To Test D.C.’s Chin

“Obviously I was hoping to not fight him, as well, I respect him. He’s a wrestler and he represents the sport really well and I’m a fan of his. It’s never somebody that you want to beat up in that way, but, we both have the same goals and sometimes we have to compete against...

Apr 29, 2014 10:44 am

PHOTO’s | Rogan Details Miracle Blood Spinning Procedure Through Pictures

On his official Instagram, UFC commentator, Joe Rogan walked us through the process of Regenokine. Check it: “Here’s a picture of me with the regenokine needles in my back. Regenokine is a blood spinning procedure where they take your blood out, heat it in a special process and spin it in a centerfuge and extract...

Apr 29, 2014 10:44 am

VIDEO | Footage From Yesterday’s TUF 20 Tryouts

Yesterday in Las Vegas, 36 women tried out for the first ever all-female season of ‘The Ultimate Fighter’. TUF 20 will featured 115lb women in an elimination tournament that will crown the first ever strawweight UFC champion. The season will be coached by Anthony Pettis and Gilbert Melendez. Dana White sent out the following footage...

Apr 29, 2014 10:44 am

Jose Aldo Thinks Jon Jones Is A Dirty Fighter?

UFC featherweight champion, Jose Aldo is a known associate of UFC 172 title challenger, Glover Teixeira. That affiliation is likely the reason the Brazilian champ sent out a nasty little re-tweet about Jon Jones during Saturday’s main event. Check it: The tweet, which shows up clearly on his timeline translates to, “Jones is an exceptional...

Apr 29, 2014 10:43 am

Jon Jones Blasts Liddell For Pre-Fght Comments Following Glover Win

UFC light-heavyweight champion, Jon Jones isn’t afraid to gloat in public, at least when it comes to his new-found rival in Chuck ‘The Iceman’ Liddell. Chuck went on a brief anti-Jones stint in the lead up of UFC 172. His longtime training partner, Glover Teixeira, the likely motivator for his pre-fight words. The champ took...

Apr 29, 2014 10:43 am

Jim Miller On Previous Weigh-Cuts: “I’m positive I took years off my life”

  Jim Miller recently sat down with Bloodyelbow.com, where he walked us through his pre-fight routine. More specifically, his weight-cutting routine. And while he seems to have it down to a science now, with a bit of cardio and an immersion bath (also known as a contrast bath)… things weren’t always this way.   Jim used...

Apr 29, 2014 10:42 am

Karo Parisyan: ‘Manny Gamburyan Helps Ronda With Female Needs’

UFC featherweight fighter, Manny Gamburyan has a great relationship with UFC bantamweight champion, Ronda Rousey. His cousin though, Bellator’s Karo Parisyan, paints an odd picture of their relationship, in what is likely to go down as a slightly controversial interview with MMAJunkie.com. It’s obviously all for show, but why Karo? Why? His words: “Why is...

Apr 29, 2014 10:42 am

UFC 172 Winner, Joseph Benavidez Wins Harley Davidson Motorcycle

Not only did Joseph Benavidez take home, a fat, $50k bonus for his submission victory over Tim Elliot, he also gets a brand new Motorcycle. As part of a contest sponsored by Harley Davidson, fans voted on one of four ‘Performance of the Night’ winners to walk away with a new bike. Here’s Benavidez, announcing...

Apr 28, 2014 5:10 pm

TUF 19’s Cathal Pendred Saved a Dolphin This Weekend

In addition to being a contestant on The Ultimate Fighter 19 as a member of Team Penn and being a former Cage Warriors champion, Cathal Pendred is also apparently an animal lover. According to his Twitter, he was visiting a beach in Doonbeg, Ireland, when he spotted a drowning dolphin, and spent over an hour...

Apr 28, 2014 4:59 pm

Gustafsson was not impressed with Jones’ 172 Performance

Despite having a fairly dominant performance against Glover Teixeira last Saturday, Jon Jones didn’t impress everyone, particularly his former opponent Alexander Gustafsson. In a recent interview with The MMA Hour, Gustafsson implied that Jones might have lost a step in his last few performances, stating: “He was dominating Glover from the beginning, no doubt about...

Apr 28, 2014 4:28 pm

Browne Breaks Silence: ‘In this sport, you catch an ass whooping’

Travis Browne has been pretty quiet since his lopsided defeat against Fabricio Werdum. (Replay Here) The UFC on FOX 11 main event put the winner into a title shot, against UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez, and Travis failed to perform. In a recent posting to his instagram, Browne finally broke his silence: “Thank you guys...

Apr 28, 2014 4:16 pm

Report: Anthony Johnson Moves Up Significantly In UFC’s Light-Heavyweight Rankings

Prior to Saturday Night, Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson was the UFC’s fifteenth ranked light-heavyweight fighter. And at the time that was generous. Considering, the former welterweight had yet to fight in the UFC’s 205 pound division. Fast forward two days beyond his upset victory over Phil Davis, and, Johnson now finds himself inside the UFC’s top...

Apr 28, 2014 4:05 pm

UFC 172’s Correia’s message to the ‘Four Horsewomen’: One down, three to go

After successfully dispatching Jessamyn Duke at last weekend’s UFC 172 event, undefeated bantamweight prospect, Bethe Correia has a message for Ronda Rousey’s crew, ‘The Four Horsewomen’ (pictured) . “They were tweeting and provoking me all the time. One of them is called a ‘weapon’ in Brazil — the way we translate it — and I...

Apr 28, 2014 2:51 pm

Dana White on “Hilarious” Vitor’s Plan For Return: “He’s fooling himself”

Saturday we heard from former UFC champion Vitor Belfort, and he told us he was ready to fight and finally clean of TRT. “I did all the tests that Nevada requires,” Belfort said. Now, during his UFC 172 post-fight scrum, Dana White addressed Vitor’s statements, and he isn’t too impressed. Check it: “He’s gotta solve...