Archive: mma

Feb 24, 2014 3:25 pm

JDS Hoping For Fourth Fight With Cain

If at first you don’t succeed… I mean, ‘If at first you DO succeed, but suffer miserably second and third… Then try, try again’. Former UFC heavyweight champion, Junior dos Santos, recently spoke to Tatame.com about his future goals as a UFC heavyweight. After getting dismantled by Cain Velasquez for the second straight time, JDS...

Feb 24, 2014 3:08 pm

Baroni & Green Nearly Come To Blows At UFC 170, Take The Fight To Twitter Instead

Maybe I should start a weekly BJPENN.COM column and call it ‘Baroni Beef’, because I feel like this sort of thing has happened before. Maybe I’m wrong though? (Insert sarcasm) At any rate, what we have here is an escalated twitter dispute between former UFC fighter, Phil Baroni, and current UFC fighter, Bobby Green. Apparently,...

Feb 24, 2014 1:30 pm

Alexander Shlemenko Signs Multi-Year, Multi-Fight Extension With Bellator

When reigning Bellator Middleweight Champion Alexander Shlemenko steps into the cage on March 28th, the 29-year-old Russian finisher will not only be looking for his incredible 50th win, but will also be fighting with a new contract in hand as Bellator has announced a long term extension for the man known simply as “Storm”. “Bellator...

Feb 24, 2014 6:20 am

Melendez Stays!! Booked To Coach TUF Opposite Anthony Pettis

The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced last night that No. 2 ranked lightweight contender Gilbert Melendez has agreed to a new contract with the organization. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Melendez will now coach against UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis on season 20 of The Ultimate Fighter. The two will then meet for the...

Feb 24, 2014 6:16 am

White on Rousey vs. Cyborg: ‘Maybe We Can Do It’

“If she goes to 135 pounds she will die. A doctor did this, a doctor did that. Who wants to have her fight first at 135? Not me. There’s a lot of things that would have to happen before we (book that fight.) First we’d have to come to a deal, she’d have to fight...

Feb 24, 2014 6:10 am

PHOTO | Popeyes Chicken Gives Cormier His Just Deserts Following UFC 170 Win

Newly turned light-heavyweight fighter, Daniel Cormier, has never shied away from his love for Popeyes Chicken. His love for that cajun rice almost caused his cancellation of the UFC 170 co-main event, which is why this post seems so sweet for the top ranked D.C. AKA’s Cormier took to twitter following his quick finish of...

Feb 24, 2014 6:05 am

Rousey Wants Zingano Next, Says ‘Cyborg Knows Where’ She’s At’

Who’s next for UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey? We have Alexis Davis who is three-wins deep into her UFC career, Cat Zingano who was passed up for a shot when she got injured and Cris Cyborg who recently stated that she was making the trip down to 135-pounds to challenge Ronda for her UFC belt....

Feb 24, 2014 5:57 am

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighters React To Rousey’s First Round Stoppage Of McMann

It’s not uncommon for the MMA world to take to twitter following any major fighting event on the planet. Such is the case with last weekend’s UFC 170 event. BJPENN.COM has compiled a pretty lengthy list from MMA notables, reacting to Ronda Rousey’s controversial first round stoppage over Sarah McMann. Check it: Aaannnndddd we are...

Feb 24, 2014 5:56 am

Dana Backs Herb Dean’s Stoppage In Rousey vs. McMann Bout

“You get hit to the body like that, and regular people who have never been hit to the body have no f—— clue what that feels like. Believe me when I tell you. She went down on her knees and she turned her head the other way. Could Herb have let her take some shots...

Feb 24, 2014 5:55 am

Rousey Called Body Shot Ahead Of UFC 170 Win

“I promised my coach that I would do it, I really did. I promised that I would drop her with a body shot. I’ve been working on it so hard for this camp. We knew that she’s a wrestler and she was going to be more bent over all the time and, yeah. I don’t...

Feb 24, 2014 5:40 am

Salary Report: Rousey, Cormier Top UFC 170 Disclosed Payroll

Last Saturday’s UFC 170 event delivered for a number of reasons. For one, the UFC got itself out of that decision slump it was in. Also, the fights were exciting and the evening was chock-full of fantastic fight finishes. For their efforts the athletes who took center stage at UFC 170 combined for a total...