Archive: mma

Dec 24, 2013 9:44 am

‘Mighty Mouse’ Says Sure, Give Hm Bantamweight Title Shot

“There’s a lot of work that needs to be done at 125. I need to dominate and clean out the entire division and then I can start thinking about going up to 135. Like I said, I’m happy to be at 125. I love training hard. I love the weight cut and I love fighting...

Dec 24, 2013 9:41 am

Askren: ‘The Bald-Headed Fat Man Won’t Let Me In’ The UFC

“They essentially told my manager, ‘We’re going to get something done,’ and six hours later, when I’m not in the meeting and not in the UFC office, I get a call saying, ‘It’s not going to happen. It is their business, and they can run their business however they want to run their business. But...

Dec 23, 2013 11:41 am

POLL: Did The UFC Deliver In 2013?

It’s our year-end poll here at BJPENN.COM and what better way to end our polling schedule than to ask fight fans if you are happy with the way things turned out in 2013. We got to see a full schedule of FOX programming, the launch of FOX Sports 1, GSP Retire, Anderson Silva lost his...

Dec 23, 2013 10:57 am

POLL RESULTS: Who Ya Got, Silva or Wiedman?

After a week of votes, it appears as if 74% of fight fans believe that Anderson Silva will get his vengeance this weekend against Chris Weidman to win back his UFC middleweight title. The two fighters face off this weekend in Las Vegas. After more than 5,000 votes in our latest poll here are the...

Dec 23, 2013 10:51 am

VIDEO | Rampage Caught Fighting Outside Hollywood Night Club

Mayhem Miller isn’t the only former UFC employee taking it to the streets. As seen in the above video, former UFC light-heavyweight champion, Rampage Jackson isn’t scared to tangle outside of the cage either. This altercation didn’t escalate too far, but after learning this man grabbed his girlfriend’s butt, Rampage was ready to tangle. From...

Dec 23, 2013 10:36 am

VIDEO | Connor McGregor: ‘Fastest In The Division, Forever In Shape’

UFC featherweight prospect, Connor McGregor, is making a startling recovery from surgery. Check it: 14 weeks post ACL surgery. 2 days after clearance to bounce. THE FASTEST IN THE DIVISION. FOREVER IN SHAPE. http://t.co/UubNTOyCts — Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) December 22, 2013 You think I'm fucking about. That's 2am work right there post 10 rounds. I...

Dec 23, 2013 10:00 am

Johny Hendricks: “I can never tell myself that I’m one of the elite”

“I see myself as a power puncher, but for some reason I can never tell myself that I’m one of the elite. Does that make sense? I’ll downplay myself before I compliment myself. I know [Lawler] is very talented. I know he has some power in his hands, and that’s what makes this fight exciting....

Dec 23, 2013 9:04 am

Ronda On Tate: ‘ She has a nice a$$, that’s how she got this fight’

“She really has to nitpick to try and find weaknesses in my game. I mean, she has to tell herself something. If you think about it, her best performance ever was against Marloes Coenen to win the Strikeforce belt. Then I beat her very decisively and then she had an embarrassing and bad performance against...

Dec 23, 2013 8:53 am

UFC 168’s Barnett on Browne: ‘It’s just another fight’

“It’s just another fight, man. The ring is still the same. It doesn’t matter if it’s just the two of us in the gym or if the world is watching. I’ve been doing this since I was a high school wrestler in Seattle and we’d get crowds for the meets. It’s nice people are interested...

Dec 23, 2013 8:45 am

Dana White: Everyone Wants Vitor To Get Silva/Weidman Winner

“On Saturday night, if Chris Weidman wins or Anderson Silva wins, the next massive, huge fight that everyone wants to see is Vitor Belfort. That’s what everybody wants to see. Vitor Belfort’s next. Or – I don’t know. You never know what happens here. Anything could happen, but there’s nothing but big fights for Vitor.”

Dec 23, 2013 8:39 am

Ronda Rousey Expects Nick Diaz To Return To Fighting

Video: Ronda Rousey ready for Tate at UFC 168 “Nick’s been fighting for a really really long time. I’ve only been fighting for three years, I mean, he’s been fighting I think for over a decade now. This sport puts a lot of miles on you very quickly. If he feels like he needs a...

Dec 23, 2013 8:24 am

VIDEO | GSP’s Day Off

Former UFC welterweight champion, Georges St-Pierre is featured in the TTHS short film.

Dec 21, 2013 11:19 am

BJPENN.COM’S 2013 Fighter of the year candidates

By Evan Stoumbelis This year has been a great one for fight fans, and as it’s winding down with its final card next Saturday it only seems right to reflect on the year and wonder who the UFC will pick as fighter of the year. In the meantime I have decided to take a look...

Dec 21, 2013 10:44 am

FREE FIGHT VIDEO | Anderson Silva K.O.’s Yushin Okami

UFC middleweight champion Anderson ‘The Spider’ Silva has more than another title defense on his mind when he faces the last man to defeat him, powerful Japanese contender Yushin ‘Thunder’ Okami.

Dec 21, 2013 10:30 am

VIDEO | Ronda Rousey OK With Being The Villain

Ronda says, “the women’s division is Gotham City, I’m Batman and Miesha is Scarface (meant Two-Face).” Ronda also talks about her experience coaching opposite Tate on The Ultimate Fighter, how she was able to convince Shayna Baszler to move to California, how she feels about being referred to as a female Diaz brother, her disappointment...

Dec 21, 2013 10:01 am

Coroner’s Report Shows THC, Opiates & Cocaine In Shane Del Rosario’s System

By Evan Stoumbelis MMAJunkie.com has reported that the Orange County coroner’s office has listed Kickboxing standout turned MMA fighter Shane Del Rosario’s death as due to natural causes. The listed cause of death was: anoxic encephalopathy, ventricular fibrillation and Long QT Syndrome. In addition to the aforementioned heart complications that were listed, the coroner also...

Dec 20, 2013 11:43 am

VIDEO | Pro’s Pick Rousey vs. Tate 2

Anthony Pettis, Frankie Edgar, Dan Henderson, Phil Davis and many more weigh in on next week’s UFC 168 co-main event between Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate.

Dec 20, 2013 11:37 am

VIDEO | Chris Weidman Gets Smashed on Head With Bottles

While enjoying the latest issue of Cat Fancy in the ESPN green room, UFC Middleweight Champion Chris Weidman has his toughness tested by former NFL players Darren Woodson and Damien Woody. Weidman will defend his title against Anderson Silva at UFC 168 in a rematch for their July bout.