Archive: mma

Mar 12, 2014 8:55 am

VIDEO | Nick Diaz Gives His Thoughts On Canelo’s Stoppage Over Alfredo

“Yeah, he’s fine, but I don’t know, like, it’s like they wanted to stop it, looking for a good punch. But, it wasn’t like where it needed to be stopped. Because he still looked dangerous. Hey, you know, it’s a trip though, because they didn’t stop the fights in the UFC. Or they stop fights...

Mar 12, 2014 8:54 am

UFC Fight Night 39 Lineup Finalized With 10 Bouts

By Evan Stoumbelis UFC Fight Night 39: Nogueira (Minotauro) vs. Nelson has been finalized, and will go live at 11:30a.m. ET from Abu Dhabi exclusively on…you guessed it, UFC Fight Pass. The card has been finalized with 9 bouts, and will be headlined by the return of Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, who will be making his...

Mar 11, 2014 3:16 pm

Lorenzo Fertitta: ‘Ronda Rousey Literally Makes Millions Of Dollars Per Fight’

  Fighter pay. It’s a funny thing, fighter pay. No one really has a true grasp on it outside of the disclosed salaries reported by certain governing bodies required to do so by law. But even that disclosed pay is often skewed as it doesn’t take into account, bonuses, pay-per-view points or sponsorship dollars. Fighter’s...

Mar 11, 2014 2:21 pm

GSP Talks Performance Enhancers In MMA

“I came out publicly about the performance enhancing drugs. I didn’t do that to shoot the UFC or attack an individual. I believe if you attack an individual, twenty other will come. I didn’t want to attack the UFC, I’ve always been the guy that want to defend the sport, but it’s a new sport...

Mar 11, 2014 2:15 pm

PHOTO | EA UFC Reveals Robbie Lawler’s In-Game Characters

The people behind the upcoming UFC video game, EA Sports, have just released the latest shot from the UFC video game. In the previous month we have seen the in-game characters of Joe Lauzon, Chuck Liddell, the Korean Zombie, Forrest Griffin, Jon Jones, GSP, Alexander Gustafsson, Rashad Evans, Frank Mir, Scott Jorgensen, Cub Swanson, Ronda Rousey and Chael Sonnen. Is the the UFC...

Mar 11, 2014 10:46 am

Grappler Vomits & Submits After Opponent Farts In His Face | UPDATED

After his opponent passes gas during a match, this grappling competitor loses his lunch and is forced to submit in the process. Hit play and enjoy! UPDATE: The man who gassed his way to victory is 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu grappler, Travis Newaza. The video seen above is during the finals match, granting him the...

Mar 11, 2014 10:15 am

“Rampage” vs. King Mo Set For “Alvarez vs. Chandler III” Pay-Per-View In Memphis

MMA’s greatest trilogy is set for Saturday, May 17th as Bellator Lightweight Champion Eddie Alvarez will defend his title against Michael Chandler in the most highly anticipated fight of 2014, live on Pay-Per-View. The night also features the Memphis return of MMA superstar Quinton “Rampage” Jackson, who will square off against King Mo Lawal in...

Mar 11, 2014 10:03 am

Gustafsson Not Impressed With Fighter Pay: ‘I Make Enough To Get By’

By Evan Stoumbelis Light heavyweight #1 contender Alexander Gustafsson bounced back from his close decision loss to Jon Jones this past weekend when he knocked out Jimi Manuwa in the second round of their UFC London bout. Gustafsson went on a Swedish radio show this week to speak about his career: Radio Host: What kind...

Mar 11, 2014 9:41 am

Tate Favors Cyborg Over Carano for Rousey’s Next Fight

In a recent interview with The MMA Hour, Miesha Tate chimes in on who she thinks would be a better match-up for UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champ, Ronda Rousey. “I think that would be a lot for Gina to take on, having a five-year layoff, I don’t know, I think the fans would really get a...

Mar 10, 2014 4:52 pm

Daniel Cormier Wants To Stay Active, Will Not Wait For Title Shot

The UFC’s light-heavyweight division is packed full of guys looking to knock off the champ and arguably best fighter in the world right now, Jon Jones. Jones is set to face Glover Teixeira in Baltimore at UFC 172 on April 26. If Jones can get past Teixeira then he will face Alexander Gustafsson for the...

Mar 10, 2014 4:30 pm

Wand Blasts Sonnen: ‘Jokes About Poor Children & Whores Is Not Funny’

“This guy offended us. He called my country a jungle and said we don’t even have internet. He called our women whores. To say things and then say it’s only promotion doesn’t work. The guy makes jokes about homeless children. We walk in Sao Paulo and see the children in the streets and it’s painful....

Mar 10, 2014 4:24 pm

Cung Le Wants In Against Wanderlei If TRT Ban Removes Sonnen

“If Chael gets hurt, or decides that he’s not ready for the Wanderlei fight, I’ll throw in my hat. I would love another shot. I have a lot of respect for him. I grew up watching all of his fights in PRIDE. And to fight him, I feel like I didn’t fight a good fight...

Mar 10, 2014 4:00 pm

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | UFC Fight Night London Review

Here’s a quick recap from our weekend coverage of UFC Fight Night 37. We have teamed up with the great guys over at Whoa TV to bring our BJPENN.COM audience the best coverage from overseas. Follow them here and here. See more of our Exclusive UFC Fight Night London coverage right HERE.

Mar 10, 2014 3:51 pm

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | Luke Barnatt’s ‘Fight Night London’ Post-Fight Media Scrum

After his dominant performance last Saturday in London, UFC fighter Luke Barnatt held court for the media in attendance to give his post-fight thoughts. We have teamed up with the great guys over at Whoa TV to bring our BJPENN.COM audience the best coverage from overseas. Follow them here and here. See more of our...

Mar 10, 2014 3:00 pm

Anderson Injury Update: Silva Using Injured Leg To Kick Again (Video)

Former UFC middleweight champion, Anderson Silva, is making the road to recovery look easy. We’ve been documenting the former champ’s recovery since the beginning (See that here), and what we have here is just the latest in Anderson’s miraculous recovery from that nasty leg break at UFC 168. Here’s a video of Silva using that injured leg...

Mar 10, 2014 2:52 pm

Cyborg: ‘Rousey is running from me’

“This makes me laugh. The focus always gets put on the wrong person. Why do the UFC guys talk bad about me? Because she’s running from me. I’ve been saying for a long time we can do this fight at 145 or 140, but that’s not an option. But it’s OK for her to fight...

Mar 10, 2014 2:13 pm

GSP: ‘TRT Is A Joke, Should Have Been Banned Long Ago’

“It should have been done a long time ago. There’s not another sports that accepts it. It’s a joke. For our sport, I don’t want to accuse individuals. Never once have I accused a person. I don’t want to accuse the organization. The problem is the system. One of the reasons why I stopped (fighting)...

Mar 10, 2014 1:35 pm

PHOTO | The Korean Zombie Gets Married Wearing UFC Gloves

There are ‘company men’ and then there are ‘COMPANY MEN’. UFC featherweight fighter, Chang Sung Jung is definitely a ‘COMPANY MAN’, as evidenced by this tweet from his recent wedding. Check it: Married tomorrow. 🙂 pic.twitter.com/OdkTpQiqnG — Chan Sung Jung (@KoreanZombieMMA) March 7, 2014

Mar 10, 2014 12:16 pm

Hunt Not Fighting For Money, Wants A UFC Title Shot

“It’s not about money for me. I’m in it for a shot at the title. I don’t want to be just fighting for the sake of fighting. My goal is to be the best fighter on the planet. I don’t give a stuff what anyone else thinks, I just want an opportunity to fight for...

Mar 10, 2014 11:58 am

Dos Anjos Hoping UFC on FOX 11 Win Over Khabib Enough To Earn Title Shot

“I hope that a win over [Nurmagomedov] gives me a chance for the title. I’ve been working hard for that and it will be six wins in a roll. A win over Khabib will be a big step forward. Khabilov is a thought opponent, but the fight against Khabib makes more sense for me… I’m...

Mar 10, 2014 11:52 am

Dana White Says Cormier Will Get Winner Of Gustafsson vs. Bones/Glover Winner

Make no ‘Bones’ about it, Daniel Cormier, moved down to the UFC’s light-heavyweight division, solely to earn a title shot. He may have had his wish if Rashad Evans didn’t get injured, resulting in the cancellation of their scheduled bout. Gustafsson’s victory last weekend, put a further delay in Cormier’s contention, but the UFC boss...