Archive: mma

Sep 7, 2013 11:46 am

Benson Henderson Releases Statement On Elbow Injury Suffered In Pettis Fight

Former UFC Lightweight Champion “Smooth” Benson Henderson visited Dr. Brian Shafer this week and learned that there is no structural damage to his elbow. Dr. Shafer is an elbow specialist in Phoenix and a team physician with the Los Angeles Dodgers. There is no specified timetable for Benson’s return to the Octagon. Statement from Benson...

Sep 7, 2013 11:31 am

Stefan Struve: “Retirement is not an option”

Earlier in the week UFC President Dana White came out and stated that he thought Stefan Struve’s fighting career was over. The 7-foot tall heavyweight’s torn heart is a condition that the UFC boss can’t fathom a recover from. Struve, at just 25-years-old believes that his run towards the top of the UFC’s ladder is...

Sep 7, 2013 11:25 am

Fight Night 28 Medical Suspensions: All Fighters Sidelined

The Brazilian Athletic Commission has suspended 22 UFC fighters following last Wednesday’s ‘UFC Fight Night 28: Glover Teixeira vs. Ryan Bader’ event, three of which could be suspended for as long as six-months. While a bulk of the suspensions are for precautionary reasons and are just a standard practice, some of the competitors will need...

Sep 6, 2013 3:00 pm

BJ Penn Video Update: Penn vs. The Bull of Hilo

Where in the world is BJ Penn? Well, as of yesterday, the former two-division UFC world champion was in his hometown of Hilo, HI taking on a different type of opponent in an entirely different sport! “Penn vs. The Bull of Hilo” is just a quick update from the Prodigy and what he’s been up...

Sep 6, 2013 2:57 pm

VIDEO | ‘UFC 165: Jones vs. Gustafsson’ Extended Preview

Light heavyweight champ Jon Jones believes in his skills while challenger Alexander Gustafsson is confident he can walk away with the belt around his waist. Plus, interim bantamweight championship between Renan Barao and Eddie Wineland.

Sep 6, 2013 2:54 pm

Bryan Caraway Changes Tune On Ronda Rousey

  One of Ronda Rousey’s biggest career antagonists happens to be the boyfriend of her TUF coaching opposite, Bryan Caraway. The two UFC fighters have bickered back and forth in the public eye for month’s if not years at this point and now Caraway has shown the first signs of respect towards the UFC’s female...

Sep 6, 2013 2:22 pm

PHOTO | Dan Henderson and Vitor Belfort Square Off In Brazil

Set to fight in the cage for the second time in their storied career, Dan Henderson and Vitor Belfort recently squared off for Camera’s in Brazil while in town for last Wednesday’s Fight Night event. Dan Henderson walked away with the win in their first matchup. Will history repeat itself, or will Belfort get redemption?

Sep 6, 2013 2:13 pm

James Krause vs. Bobby Green Booked For Nov. 6 Event

A lightweight bout has been added to the upcoming Fight For The Troops event in the form of James Krause vs. Bobby Green. UFC officials announced the contest via twitter this afternoon. UFC Fight Night 31 or ‘Fight For The Troops 3’, is set to go down from Kentucky’s Fort Campbell on November 6th. The...

Sep 6, 2013 2:00 pm

Liz Carmouche vs. Alexis Davis Booked For Fight Night 31

A female bantamweight bout has been booked for The UFC’s Fight Night 31 event in the form of Liz Carmouche vs. Alexis Davis. UFC officials announced the fight this afternoon via their official twitter account. UFC Fight Night 31 or ‘Fight For The Troops 3’, is set to go down from Kentucky’s Fort Campbell on...

Sep 5, 2013 10:09 am

Dana White Thinks Stefan Struve’s Career Is Over

“Yea, what he has is a serious condition, you know, and I honestly don’t think he ever will [fight again]. He’s got a rip in his heart. And you know, it’s one of those freak things that happen to people, and I love the kid. The kid’s got, no pun intended, but he’s got unbelievable...

Sep 5, 2013 10:02 am

QUICK TWITT | Ian McCall & Louis Gaudinot Engage In Twitter Beef

Two UFC flyweights are going at it on twitter. Apparently Ian McCall doesn’t like TUF veteran Louis Gaudinot and Gaudinot fired back at the man they call ‘Uncle Creepy’ via twitter. Gaudinot recently dropped his UFC 164 fight to Tim Elliot via unanimous decision and McCall was there to throw some salt on that still...

Sep 5, 2013 9:41 am

QUICK TWITT | Jon Jones: Glover Is A Rampage With Better Grappling

The UFC announced last night that Glover Teixeira will face the winner of this month’s Jones vs. Gustafsson UFC 165 main event. Glover successfully dispatched Ryan Bader with a first round TKO in Brazil to earn the shot. The Champ, Jon Jones, chimed in via twitter with his thoughts on the potential new challenger. Here...

Sep 5, 2013 9:14 am

The Ultimate Fighter 18 Episode 1 Recap & Results

By Dan Downes, Courtesy UFC.com: After Dana gives a quick rundown of the TUF basics (16 fighters make it into the house, winner gets a contract and a Harley Davidson etc.) Ronda Rousey appears. She talks about her first experience watching The Ultimate Fighter and wishing they offered it to women. She’s excited to be...

Sep 4, 2013 4:01 pm

UFC Fight Night 28: Glover vs. Bader Preliminary Card Results

The preliminary portion of tonight’s UFC Fight Night 28 event has concluded and the decision heavy Brazilian card delivered back and forth action on a beautiful Wednesday afternoon. UFC Fight Night 28: Glover vs. Bader is going down from the Mineirinho Arena in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil. Here are your preliminary card results: Kevin...

Sep 4, 2013 3:24 pm

Rashad Evans vs. Chael Sonnen set for UFC 167 Co-Main Event

By Evan Stoumbelis Former UFC light-heavyweight champion Rashad Evans and Chael Sonnen will face off as the co-main event of UFC 167. Sonnen took to twitter last week to arrange the fight with Evans, asking him what he was doing on November 16th. Rashad responded that he was doing nothing, to which Sonnen sent him...

Sep 4, 2013 12:48 pm

FREE STREAM ALERT: UFC Fight Night 28 Prelim Airs Right Here On BJPENN.COM (1:30PM PT)

Tonight, live from the Mineirinho Arena in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil, BJPENN.COM will be streaming a fight featured on the preliminary portion of the UFC’s Fight Night 28 card between welterweights Sean Spencer (9-2 MMA, 0-1 UFC) and Yuri Villefort (6-2 MMA, 0-1 UFC). Tune in here at exactly 4:30 p.m. ET / 1:30...