Archive: mma

Nov 8, 2013 9:08 am

Dana White says he thought Bobby Green’s TKO kick ‘was a clean shot’

“I thought it was a clean shot,” UFC President Dana White said of Bobby Green’s kick (shown above) that ended his UFC Fight for the Troops 3 fight against James Krause Wednesday night.  “I think that shot was more body that hurt him than the actual cup… but I didn’t get kicked either.”   By...

Nov 8, 2013 8:54 am

QUICK TWITT | Johny Hendricks Cuts Over 45 Pounds to Make Welterweight

Arguably the hardest hitting fighter at 170 lbs., Johny Hendricks revealed Thursday night on Twitter just how he gets so much power behind his hands: the fighter cuts over 45 pounds to make the division limit of 170.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA   If you have ever wondered what gives UFC welterweight contender Johny...

Nov 8, 2013 8:53 am

Dan Henderson Says He’ll Consider Retirement in Two Years

At the age of 43, Dan Henderson is set to face Vitor Belfort at UFC Fight Night 32 this Saturday.  Win or lose, says Henderson, retirement won’t come at the heels of this fight.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA As Dan Henderson prepares for his rematch against Vitor Belfort at UFC Fight Night 32 Saturday...

Nov 8, 2013 8:43 am

QUICK TWITT | Diego Sanchez & Conor McGregor Continue War Of Words

Although separated by a weight class, Diego Sanchez and Conor McGregor have no problem beefing for the whole world to see on twitter. The two have been going back and forth on the popular social media outlet for the past several months, and with no end in sight, I say it’s time they meet in...

Nov 8, 2013 8:32 am

Jon Jones Makes Ask Men’s Top ‘Most Influential Men 0f 2013’ List

In 2011, Jon Jones became the UFC’s youngest-ever world champion, and his career has only progressed from there. UFC President Dana White has called him the “most accomplished” light-heavyweight fighter ever, and, on September 21st, he quieted any doubters after emerging victorious from an epic battle with Alexander Gustafsson. He will next defend his title...

Nov 8, 2013 7:25 am

QUICK TWITT | Brad Picket Confirms Move To Flyweight

After a four-year run in the bantamweight division, Brad ‘One Punch’ Picket is packing up and making the move down to the UFC’s flyweight division. The british fighter is expecting to make his debut in the new weight class in London this upcoming March. Check it: https://twitter.com/One_Punch/statuses/398060212265160704

Nov 8, 2013 7:20 am

Report: Comp’d Ticket Percentage High For Bellator 106 Event

By Evan Stoumbelis Bellator 106 took place last Saturday in California where fans saw Eddie Alvarez defeat Michael Chandler to win back his lightweight title in their rematch. The card became the biggest show Bellator has put on to date, and the most watched card in Bellator history with an average of 1.1 million viewers...

Nov 8, 2013 7:03 am

VIDEO | The Legendary Don Frye Thinks Today’s Fighters Are All Sissies

“I think they’re are a bunch of sissies. I think they should be wearing purses and have them paint their damn toenails, what the hell is that all about? They should be putting on makeup and lipstick and prancing around, you know in high heels. They probably do it half the time anyways when they’re...

Nov 7, 2013 4:11 pm

Bellator 107: Kong vs. Graham Weigh-in Results

The Bellator MMA weigh-ins have been completed from the Mist Nightclub inside the WinStar World Casino in preparation for Bellator MMA’s November 8th event, which will showcase the Bellator Heavyweight, Middleweight and Bantamweight Tournament Finals. Bellator MMA will take place from WinStar World Casino on Friday, November 8th with the first fight taking place at...

Nov 7, 2013 12:37 pm

EXCLUSIVE (Part 2) | Eddie Bravo On His Passion For Music And Family

Eddie Bravo took some time with BJPenn.com’s Late Night Cage Side Radio last Monday to talk about his passions outside of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, including his band Smoke Serpent, his one year old son, and how he balances his busy life. Late Night Cage Side Radio’s hosts Kinch and Sean McClure caught Eddie on his way...

Nov 7, 2013 10:39 am

EXCLUSIVE | Ricardo Lamas: ‘Aldo can’t coast to victory in this ugly dog fight’

Late Night Cage Side Radio returned with another great show this past Monday night. Hosts Kinch and Sean McClure wasted no time getting to their first guest, UFC featherweight, and number one contender, Ricardo Lamas (15-2, UFC 4-0). Lamas is set to face the featherweight champion, and one of the pound for pound best, Jose...

Nov 7, 2013 10:11 am

TRT Exemptions Issued To Belfort/Hendo For UFC Fight Night 32

Vitor Belfort and Dan Henderson will be fighting on even ground when it comes to their testosterone replacement therapy (TRT), this Saturday night. Both Fighters have been approved for the use of the controversial therapy by Brazil’s governing body. Whether or not they are on even ground with the rest of the UFC roster is...

Nov 7, 2013 9:15 am

GSP Posts Results Of His VADA Drug Testing

GSP is on a mission to prove he is a clean athlete. Part of his journey to accomplish this goal was including the Volunteer Anti-Doping Agency (VADA) in his pre-fight ritual while preparing for his UFC 167 contest against Johny Hendricks. The UFC’s long reigning welterweight champion hopes to set the example and pave the...

Nov 7, 2013 8:49 am

UFC Boss Explains Why Cain Velasquez is Not in Running for EA Sports Cover

Being UFC heavyweight champion comes with certain accolades.  Among those are the title of ‘baddest man on the planet,’ a Harley Davidson motorcycle, and of course, being on the cover of video games.  Unless you’re Cain Velasquez, who, according to UFC President Dana White, has opted out of the latter honor by choosing not to...

Nov 7, 2013 8:44 am

Dana White Says Tim Kennedy Will ‘Fight a Big Name Next’

“Tonight was a big win,” UFC President Dana White said of Tim Kennedy’s (pictured) KO victory over Rafael Natal Wednesday night at the third UFC Fight for the Troops.  “So, yeah, his next fight will be a very important fight.”   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA UFC middleweight fighter Tim Kennedy has earned himself a fight...

Nov 7, 2013 8:33 am

Velasquez Injured, Will Not Fight Werdum at UFC 172 in Mexico

Despite earlier reports that the UFC would be heading to Mexico in April, 2014 with a card featuring heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez (above, left) facing Fabricio Werdum, both UFC President Dana White and the camp of Cain Velasquez have confirmed that fight will be delayed due to a Velasquez injury.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA...

Nov 7, 2013 8:26 am

QUICK TWITT | Krause Disputes Stoppage, Says Kick Was Low

UFC lightweight, James Krause, was the recipient of two low blows and one questionably low blow last night during the UFC Fight for the Troops 3 card when he faced Bobby Green. The bout didn’t make it out of the first round and to the surprise of many, a third low blow, deemed not low...