Archive: mma

Mar 7, 2014 9:25 pm

Jay Hieron Announces Retirement From MMA

Jay Hieron, a veteran of 30 Pro MMA bouts, announced his retirement from fighting. He made the announcement on Twitter, saying “Just wanna say Thank you to my family,friends, & fans. I’m Officially Retiring from Professional Fighting today!” Hieron (23-7) has fought in a number of notable promotions, including the UFC, Bellator, Strikeforce, Affliction, Ring...

Mar 7, 2014 6:11 pm

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | Pro’s Pick ‘UFC Fight Night London’

See how Forrest Griffin and Conor McGregor breakdown tomorrow night’s UFC card. 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 7, 2014 6:01 pm

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | Ross Pearson Injury Update – 3 Weeks Out From Training

Originally scheduled to rematch Melvin Guilard tomorrow night, UFC lightweight fighter Ross Pearson, gave our boys over at WhoaTV an exclusive chat about his recovery from surgery and more. 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...


Mar 7, 2014 4:27 pm

Crushing Title Hopes – Jimi Manuwa, A Worthy Opponent

Tomorrow, Jimi Manuwa can go from just another fighter in the UFC’s light heavyweight division to an immediate title-contender. Manuwa gets his shot at greatness when he faces Alexander Gustafsson Saturday at UFC Fight Night from London’s O2 Arena. While “The Mauler” is the consensus and overwhelming favorite, Manuwa and his “Poster Boy” nickname have...

Mar 7, 2014 4:19 pm

Sorry Homie! – Dana White Says ‘No’ To Nate’s Request To Be Released

A little over one-week-ago, Nate Diaz took to twitter asking the UFC and Dana White to be released from his UFC contract. It was a simple and short post, that up until today we had yet to get an answer on. During today’s media event in London, the UFC boss talked about Nate’s request: “He...

Mar 7, 2014 3:52 pm

UFC Boss Confirms That Gina Carano Is Currently Under UFC Contract

  Earlier this week, Joe Rogan came out talking about big announcements for women’s MMA and Ronda Rousey. He just wouldn’t give any details. Now during today’s media event in London, the Dana White talked about the rumors that Carano would be returning to action against Ronda Rousey: “…I have literally avoided every conversation about...

Mar 7, 2014 3:33 pm

PHOTO’s | EA UFC Reveals Ronda Rousey’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, and Chael Sonnen. Is the UFC’s female champ on par...

Mar 7, 2014 2:32 pm

Thiago Silva Released From Jail

Over a month ago now, former UFC light-heavyweight fighter Thiago Silva, was jailed after a very scary domestic incident between his wife, her lover, and himself. After originally being denied bond, Silva’s legal team was able to get the fighter released on house arrest and as a result he paid a $25,000 bond fee and...

Mar 7, 2014 1:47 pm

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | ‘UFC Fight Night London’ Weigh-In Highlights/Mixtape

If you missed our live broadcast of today’s weigh-ins event, here’s a nice recap put together by our boys over at WhoaTV. 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...

Mar 7, 2014 10:20 am

PHOTO’s | ‘UFC Fight Night London’ Fighters Staredown A Today’s Weigh-Ins

Today’s ‘UFC Fight Night 37: Gustafsson vs. Manuwa’ weigh-in ceremonies went off without a hitch, as all fighters made their contracted weight and are now cleared to compete on tomorrow night’s fight card. UFC Fight Night London goes down from London’s, O2 Arena, on UFC Fight Pass, a subscription based streaming service. Here’s Johnson vs....

Mar 7, 2014 8:59 am

The Normally Reserved Mirko ‘Cro Cop’ Filipovic Finally Opens Up

With some MMA fighters, all you have to do is simply say their name to hardcore fans,  and it will instantly evoke memories of their fights, their highlights, their lowlights… your neural connections, flooded with those moments which have defined that fighter, in your mind. Some memories will be of highlight-reel knockouts. Some will be...

Mar 7, 2014 8:45 am

‘UFC Fight Night London: Gustafsson vs. Manuwa’ Weigh-In Results

Today’s UFC Fight Night London: Weigh-Ins’ event is over and all twenty-two fighter’s made their respective marks and got clearance to fight tomorrow night. UFC Fight Night 37: Gustafsson vs. Manuwa goes down tomorrow night from London’s O2 Arena. The entire event will be available on UFC Fight Pass. Here are today’s weigh-in results: MAIN...

Mar 7, 2014 7:39 am

Watch Today’s UFC Fight Night London Weigh-Ins Live on BJPENN.COM (8 AM PT)

Today in London, the ‘UFC Night London: Gustafsson vs. Manuwa’ fighters will hit the scales and make their bouts for tomorrow night’s event official. In typical fashion, BJPENN.COM and the UFC will be providing a live broadcast of today’s pre-fight ceremonies and you can catch it live right here, starting at 8:00 a.m. PT /...

Mar 7, 2014 7:28 am

McGregor Ready To Showcase Irish Martial Arts In Dublin, Wants Cole Miller Fight

“I’ve literally just heard the news and I’m definitely on that [Dublin, Ireland] card.July 19th gives me plenty of time, that’s nearly too much time. I wanted to fight on the Independence Day weekend card in Las Vegas, that’s something that I really wanted, but fighting on UFC card in Dublin is a dream come...

Mar 7, 2014 7:01 am

Daniel Cormier Named Honorary Team U.S.A. Wrestling Captain

UFC light-heavyweight fighter, Daniel Cormier, received a new honor and designation recently by being dubbed an official team caption of the Team U.S.A. world cup wrestling team. UFC.Com has the scoop: “It will be great to be part of the World Cup team. As an athlete, I wrestled on a few World Cup teams. To...

Mar 7, 2014 6:00 am

UFC Fight Pass Goes Global

The Ultimate Fighting Championship organization announced that UFC FIGHT PASS, the UFC’s new digital subscription service, is now available around the world. Following a hugely successful initial launch in the US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand in December, fans in 178 countries and territories across the globe will now be able to enjoy UFC FIGHT...

Mar 6, 2014 12:22 pm

California Latest To Announce ‘Total Ban of TRT’

Nevada, Brazil and now the wonderful state of California have all decided to take a firm stance and ban the use of Testosterone Replacement Therapy in combat sports. We learned of this latest development in a release from the commission: “The California State Athletic Commission fully supports the Nevada State Athletic Commission’s decision to eliminate...