Archive: mma

Aug 16, 2013 10:57 am

FOX Sports 1 Picked Up By Every Major Distributor

Despite some last-minute negotiations between FOX and various television distributors, the network’s new sports station will be available to approximately 90 million homes.  FOX announced that every major distributor has picked up the new station; something fight fans can all celebrate as the UFC will help debut the network with UFC Fight Night 26: Shogun...


Aug 16, 2013 10:28 am

Dana White Disavows Mayhem Miller: “He’s Not a UFC Fighter”

Dana White has been the center of Jason ‘Mayhem’ Miller’s banter for a while now; but following Miller’s recent arrest for domestic violence this week, White had the opportunity to share his opinion on the former fighter.  To no one’s surprise, White is “not a big fan.”   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA Dana White spoke...

Aug 16, 2013 10:23 am

5 More Fighters Removed From UFC Roster, Magalhaes and Herman On the List

Last week, news broke that the UFC chose not to renew its contract with Roger Gracie.  It now appears that 5 more fighters have suffered the same fate, as the UFC has removed their profiles from the organization’s online roster.  The names include Dave Herman, Vinny Magalhaes (pictured), Ednaldo Oliveira, Bristol Marunde and John Maguire....

Aug 16, 2013 10:21 am

Brian Bowles Fined and Suspended 9 Months for Failed Drug Test

The Nevada State Athletic Commission yesterday handed down a 9-month suspension and $5,700 fine to UFC bantamweight fighter, Brian Bowles.  Bowles appeared before the commission to testify regarding his failed drug screening at UFC 160.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA Brian Bowles appeared before the Nevada State Athletic Commission yesterday, where he received a nine-month...

Aug 16, 2013 10:20 am

FREE FIGHT VIDEO | Joe Lauzon vs. Jamie Varner

Joe Lauzon battled Jamie Varner in an action-packed war at UFC on FOX 4 and came out with a beautiful submission win. Now, Lauzon is heading to the Octagon again to take on Michael Johnson at UFC Fight Night on August 17th on FOX Sports 1.

Aug 16, 2013 9:40 am

Weidman Coach: Fluke talk could get 40-Year Old Concussed Silva Hurt

“As a coach… everyone wants at least one champion. To have two, and to have them both start as young kids, or young adults that are from the neighborhood…Any time you have a guy that’s considered unbeatable, the aftermath, especially right after there, people were confused. I mean, the Brazilians, they didn’t know what to...

Aug 15, 2013 3:46 pm

SERIES: Ask a BJJ Black Belt #2

This week BJPenn.com asks Gracie BJJ black belt Dr. Brian Jones about wrestling and wrestlers in jiu jitsu. Why do you think strong wrestlers neglect jiu jitsu more often than not? In the context of mixed martial arts there are many paths to victory. The fighters that enter MMA from a strong wrestling background have...

Aug 15, 2013 3:45 pm

BJPENN.COM RADIO 8/14/13 REPLAY: JOE LAUZON & MAX HOLLOWAY

Last night BJPENN.COM Radio returned to action with two UFC on FOX Sports 1 Fighters. Both Joe Lauzon and Max Holloway discussed their upcoming fights this weekend and dished out their game plans and predictions for other fights on Saturday’s historic event. BJPENN.COM Radio airs eery Wednesday night at 5:00 p.m. PT / 8:00 p.m....

Aug 15, 2013 3:37 pm

‘Jiu Jitsu Style Magazine’ Featuring B.J. Penn On News Stands Now!!

  We are delighted to announce that Jiu Jitsu Style Magazine is now available in the USA via Barnes and Noble book stores! Click HERE for a list of stockists and locate your closest outlet. ISSUE 15 FEATURING COVER STAR BJ PENN AVAILABLE NOW! Click HERE for more info.