Archive: mma

Oct 21, 2013 12:35 pm

Dana White Claims BJ Penn is ‘almost’ On Weight Already

A few weeks ago we announced that BJ Penn will be returning to the cage as the UFC’s latest addition to their featherweight division. Having contested his last four-bouts at 170 pounds, MMA fans and pundits have been wondering how the former two-division champion will handle the cut down two weight classes. With ‘The Ultimate...

Oct 21, 2013 12:03 pm

The UFC and The Center Join Forces For HIV Awareness

The Ultimate Fighting Championship and the Gay and Lesbian Community Center of Southern Nevada (“The Center”) have announced a dynamic new partnership, designed to raise awareness of the realities of HIV among young individuals under 30.  In the 1990s, there were major breakthroughs in both the treatment of and education about the HIV pandemic. Because of...


Oct 21, 2013 11:48 am

Melendez Steals Contender Slot From T.J. Grant With UFC 166 Performance

Few fights have ever, or will ever live up to what was UFC 166’s Melendez vs. Sanchez fight. The two lightweight fighters threw down for 15-minutes straight until the eventual winner, Gilbert Melendez, got his hand raised. UFC President Dana White is putting Melendez right back up in the contender chair and as he told...

Oct 21, 2013 11:36 am

Dana White: “I try so hard to like Roy Nelson”

“Contrary to popular belief, I try so hard to like Roy Nelson. It’s like I saw him backstage before I came out to talk to you guys. I was like, ‘What’s up Roy? You looked good. You lost weight,’ and this and that. Then I come out and hear the stupid s–t he said to...

Oct 21, 2013 11:19 am

Win Over George Sots Saved KJ Noons From Retirement

“It feels awesome, all this hard work. This was must-win. If I would have lost, I would have retired. If you can’t compete at the top, then why do it? It’s tough, I got the new baby. I got a job, too. Online real estate. I was doing that and training. It’s tough to do...

Oct 21, 2013 11:00 am

Ricardo Lamas Not Getting Hopes Up for Aldo Fight Just Yet

  Reports have surfaced about a potential featherweight title fight between Ricardo Lamas (pictured) and UFC champion Jose Aldo at UFC 169, the UFC’s annual Super Bowl weekend event.  For the challenger Lamas, he won’t get excited until he signs the contract.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA Last week, reports surfaced of a featherweight title...

Oct 21, 2013 10:58 am

Junior Dos Santos Thought 5th Round TKO Loss Came in Round 2

Junior Dos Santos (pictured) suffered a second TKO loss to UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez this past weekend at UFC 166.  According to his corner, following the referee stoppage in the fifth round, Dos Santos believed he had been stopped in the second round.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA  This past Saturday night at UFC...

Oct 21, 2013 10:54 am

Dana White Says UFC Roster ‘Is Too Full’

  In the past year, the UFC has made significant cuts from its roster of fighters.  These cuts included fighters who were in, or near, the top-10 of their respective divisions, such as Jon Fitch or Yushin Okami.  While fans cried out against such decisions, UFC President Dana White (pictured) says it is simply to...

Oct 21, 2013 10:50 am

UFC Announces ’20 Days To UFC 167′ Nationwide Tour

  In celebration of its 20th anniversary, the Ultimate Fighting Championship  announced today that its top stars will be visiting different cities across North America for 20 days leading up to UFC 167: ST-PIERRE vs. HENDRICKS on Saturday, Nov. 16 in Las Vegas.  The tour will begin in Denver, Colo., the site of UFC 1, on Oct. 28, and make...

Oct 19, 2013 9:54 pm

UFC 166 RESULTS: Velasquez retains title with fifth round TKO of Dos Santos

Smothering and suffocating, grueling and dominate. In Saturday’s main event of UFC 166 at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, Cain Velasquez completed the trilogy with Junior dos Santos by scoring a TKO victory at 3:09 of round five and in the process held on to his UFC heavyweight title. Dos Santos was going for...

Oct 19, 2013 9:03 pm

UFC 166 RESULTS: Cormier cruises; wins by unanimous decision over Nelson

Daniel Cormier’s agility and athleticism proved too much for Roy Nelson in the co-main event of UFC 166 at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. Cormier cruised to a unanimous, 30-27 decision. The 37-year-old Nelson, ranked No. 9 in the heavyweight division, dropped to 20-9. The 34-year-old Cormier, the No. 2 ranked heavyweight, is now...

Oct 19, 2013 7:27 pm

UFC 166 RESULTS: Dodson Knocks Montague Out In The First

John Dodson made quick work of Darrell Montague and finished him in the very first round. Montague tried to keep Dodson at bay, keeping his distance by throwing leg kicks but Dodson was persistent and continued to press forward. Montague got dropped in the middle of the round and was in serious danger. Montague quickly...

Oct 19, 2013 12:24 pm

‘UFC 166: Velasquez vs. Dos Santos III’ Main Card Play-By-Play & Live Results

Live from a sold-out Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, ‘UFC 166: Velasquez vs. Dos Santos’ is set to go down tonight on pay-per-view. If you can’t make the pay-per-view portion of the card this evening, join us here at BJPENN.COM to catch all the blow-by-blow and round-by-round action and results as they transpire. RESULTS: John...

Oct 19, 2013 12:14 pm

‘UFC 166: Velasquez vs. Dos Santos III’ Preliminary Card Play-By-Play & Live Results

Before tonight’s pay-per-view broadcast kicks off, the ‘UFC 166: Velasquez vs. Dos Santos III’ event goes live with a stellar, eight-fight preliminary card event. If you can’t make BJPENN.COM’s Live broadcast of the prelims, or missed the preliminary Fox Sports 1 airing, than tune in here for all the blow-by-blow and round-by-round action you can...

Oct 19, 2013 12:02 pm

FREE STREAM | ‘UFC 166: Velasquez vs. Dos Santos III’ Preliminary Card Bouts

Before the UFC 166 event hits Fox Sports 1 for the Preliminary Card Broadcast, four exciting fights will go down live, right here on BJPENN.COM. TJ Waldburger vs Adlan Amagov, Tony Ferguson vs Mike Rio, Jeremy Larsen vs Andre Fili, and Dustin Pague vs Kyoji Horiguchi will all go down from the Toyota Center in...

Oct 19, 2013 11:53 am

Watch Tonight’s UFC 166 Post-Fight Press Conference Live on BJPENN.COM

Immediately following tonight’s ‘UFC 166: Velasquez vs. Dos Santos III’ pay-per-view card, fight fans are invited here to catch the live broadcast of the evening’s post-fight press conference. Get the immediate reactions from tonight’s fighters and UFC President Dana White by tuning in right here at the conclusion of the main event. Use the player...

Oct 19, 2013 11:33 am

Dana White: The Winner Of Tonight’s Main Event The Best Heavyweight In History

As far as trilogy fights are concerned, tonight’s main event is certainly up there with some of the greatest in our sports short history. Cain Velasquez vs. Junior dos Santos III goes down tonight from the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. The fight serves as a rubber match between the two most dominant heavyweights in...

Oct 19, 2013 11:18 am

UFC 166: Velasquez Coach Says JDS Will Not Win A Single Round Tonight In Main Event

The American Kickboxing Academy (AKA) in San Jose, California, is one of the premier MMA training centers in the world. Not only do they house the UFC Heavyweight champion, but they also have the likes of Gray Maynard, Josh Thomson, Luke Rockhold, Daniel Cormier and many other great fighters in their ranks. Part of what...