Archive: mma

Feb 10, 2014 9:35 am

QUICK TWITT | Phil Baroni Calls Out CM Punk for a Fight in Bellator

Phil Baroni (above) called out former WWE star CM Punk this weekend, asking to be the former wrestler’s first professional MMA opponent inside Bellator. By Christopher Murphy | Twitter Former Pride and UFC fighter Phil Baroni took to Twitter this weekend to call out former WWE star CM Punk. CM Punk has made headlines in...

Feb 10, 2014 6:40 am

McMann: Ronda Rousey Just Another Opponent

“She’s just another opponent. After you’ve competed for 19 years, it’s pretty hard to make anything the pinnacle. I look at it the same way, and I think that’s to my benefit. That I just go out there and train hard and treat her like an opponent with skills in this area, and deficits in...

Feb 10, 2014 6:33 am

Dos Anjos on Khabib: ‘I’m going to shut him up’

“I was preparing to fight, almost ready, with no injuries and my opponent hurt himself. But, in the end, I liked it because they gave an opponent with more expression. Khabib is undefeated. I believe that winning on him would be a bigger than one over Khabilov”. “I think that Khabilov has better wrestling than...

Feb 10, 2014 5:01 am

Jon Jones: Weidman’s Name Not Big Enough For Super Fight, Velasquez Though…

“A lot of people are starting to mention Chris Weidman’s name and I think in order for it to be a ‘super fight,’ Chris Weidman needs to get his name a little bit bigger and prove himself against some other world champions. That being said, I think Cain Velasdquez would be the only guy that...

Feb 10, 2014 4:57 am

Looking Beyond the Numbers of Fighter Pay

When Robert “Bubba” McDaniel accidentally tweeted how much money he made fighting last year, he inadvertently brought up what is probably the most common discussion in regards to fighter pay; the numbers. McDaniel tweeted that he made $33,200 fighting last year, which is a figure that raises some eyebrows. The median US income was $27,519.10...

Feb 10, 2014 4:55 am

Catchweight, Featherweight, Lightweight – Pettis Says He’ll Fight Aldo Anywhere

It seems as though one of the most difficult parts of putting together a super fight is getting the fighters to agree on a fight weight, and the intriguing match-up between Featherweight champ Jose Aldo and Lightweight champ Anthony Pettis has proven to be no different. While Aldo’s coach Andre Pederneiras wants the fight at a...

Feb 10, 2014 4:45 am

George Zimmerman vs. DMX Boxing Match Has Been Cancelled

According to the promoter, Damon Feldman, the celebrity boxing match between George Zimmerman and the rapper DMX has been scrapped. Feldman took to Twitter to announce why he canceled the fight.   The George Zimmerman fight is canceled I’m sorry for anyone I hurt with this but this was a very big opportunity thank you...

Feb 10, 2014 4:39 am

FREE FIGHT VIDEO | Lyoto Machida vs. Rashad Evans (Full Fight )

Lyoto Machida faces Gegard Mousasi this weekend in the UFC Fight Night 36 main event. While we wait for this weekend’s fights, catch the replay (above), from when Machida K.O.’d Rashad Evans to capture the UFC light-heavyweight title.

Feb 10, 2014 4:38 am

VIDEO | Pro’s Pick Machida vs. Mousasi, None Pick Gegard

Urijah Faber: Machida via unstoppable elusiveness Joseph Benavidez: Machida be way of new era Jake Ellenberger: Machida by technical knockout Beneil Dariush: Machida via anything he wants Rafael dos Anjos: Machida by way of victory Glover Teixeira: Machida because he’s on a mission

Feb 10, 2014 4:37 am

QUICK TWITT | Chael Sonnen Actually Has A Fan Club In Brazil

Chael Sonnen has been in hostile territory filming the Brazilian version of the UFC’s ‘The Ultimate Fighter’ reality series. To the surprise of many, it’s not all hate for Chael down in Brazil. He actually has a fan club. Check it:

Feb 10, 2014 4:35 am

Mousasi Brings In Machida’s Former Karate Foe In Prep For Fight Night 36

“I trained with Jaouad Ikan. That’s my friend who I always trained with, but he’s a karate guy. He even fought Machida twice, I think, in karate. He does Machida exactly the same. I would say even better, karate-wise. I learned a lot from him. I at least know what to expect in the fight.”

Feb 10, 2014 4:20 am

PHOTO’s | EA UFC Reveals Cub Swanson & Scott Jorgensen 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 and Chael Sonnen. Are the boys on par with the rest of the UFC...

Feb 10, 2014 4:00 am

FREE FIGHT VIDEO | Souza Submits Camozzi (Full Fight)

In his UFC debut, Jacare Souza faced an always game, Chris Zamozzi, and took out the UFC vet in short order. Next up for ‘Jacare’ is Francis Carmont and the two fight this weekend at UFC Fight Night 36. Enjoy the video!

Feb 9, 2014 6:59 pm

Thiago Alves Mistaken for Thiago Silva in Arrest Story

While it was Thiago Silva who was recently arrested, a different Thiago may catch some flack for the crime, thanks to a case of mistaken identity. Fox News Latino erroneously posted a picture of UFC Welterweight Thiago Alves in a story about Silva’s arrest. The article has since been corrected, but some minor damage could...

Feb 9, 2014 4:04 pm

Makovsky vs. Sampo moved to UFC 170 Prelims

By Evan Stoumbelis Zach Makovsky vs. Josh Sampo has been promoted from the online prelims to the televised undercard on Fox Sports 1 for UFC 170. Makovsky and Sampo will start the televised preliminary card off, followed by Lucas Martins vs. Aljamain Sterling Raphael Assuncao vs. *To be determined opponent* Alexis Davis vs. Jessica Eye...

Feb 7, 2014 8:00 am

PHOTO | The Man Who Drove Thiago Silva Over The Edge & Had Alleged Affair With Wife

Thiago Silva is currently in custody, facing multiple violent charges for an armed tirade inside a jiu jitsu academy. The Brazilian slugger, who was scheduled to fight at UFC 171, was apparently living with a two-timing wife. The man responsible for Mrs. Silva’s infidelities, is reportedly, Pablo Popovitch (pictured), owner of an American Top Team...

Feb 7, 2014 6:31 am

UFC Releases Official Statement On Thiago Silva Situation

UFC officials are quick to respond when one of their fighters breaks the code of conduct. Such is the case with the recently jailed, Thiago Silva. Check it: “This evening, we were made aware of a situation involving Thiago Silva. We are in the process of gathering the facts and have no further comment at...

Feb 7, 2014 6:27 am

VIDEO | Dan Hardy’s ‘Beyond The Octagon’ Segment

British UFC welterweight Dan ‘The Outlaw’ Hardy chats with rugby union star James Haskell about the heart condition that has kept him out of the Octagon, and reveals his thoughts on his future career.

Feb 7, 2014 6:27 am

Following Arrest, Thiago Silva Faces Multiple Charges, Including Attempted Murder

We’re going to be talking about this for days, so grab your popcorn. As everyone is well aware, Thiago Silva, was arrested last night following a police stand-off at his Florida, home. As we reported earlier, the UFC light-heavyweight fighter is having marital problems, including issues with famed jiu jitsu coach, Pablo Popovitch. We got...

Feb 7, 2014 6:20 am

VIDEO | A Jailed Thiago Silva: Wife ‘Wants My House, Wants My Money’

Reporter: Did you pull a gun on your wife? Silva: No. Reporter: Why did you go there? Silva: She want my money. Reporter: It was your money? What happened? Tell me. Silva: She want my money. She want my house. She want my money. Want more on Thiago Silva’s legal issues, including what sent him...

Feb 7, 2014 6:12 am

PHOTO | Thiago Silva’s Mug Shot

Last night, BJPENN.COM, broke some troubling news about top UFC light-heavyweight, Thiago Silva. He was arrested after a public dispute with a gun, following rumors of his wife cheating on him with Jiu Jitsu coach, Pablo Popovitch. Now we have the mug shot. More to come as it unravels. Stay Tuned to BJPENN.COM. Want more...