Archive: mma

Mar 23, 2013 12:13 pm

Is It Time For A Welterweight Interim Title? | UFC NEWS

By Evan Stoumbelis After Johny Hendricks defeated Carlos Condit at UFC 158 it looked like he would finally get a crack at the welterweight strap, but it seems that a shot at the title has once again evaded him, this time in the form of an Achilles tendon injury to welterweight kingpin Georges St. Pierre....

Mar 23, 2013 11:42 am

After Talks With Priest, Emelianenko Coming Out Of Retirement to Fight Again | MMA NEWS

Famed Russian fighter Aleksander Emelianenko has been convinced to return to action. In a statement released by ProFC he details the thought process surrounding his return: “I have spent the last few months in an Orthodox monastery on Mount Athos in Greece and had many conversations with the elders and priests there,” the 31-year-old stated...

Mar 23, 2013 3:23 am

Alex Caceres Issues Statement Following Failed Drug Test | UFC NEWS

Earlier this week we reported that the UFC’s Alex “Bruce Leeroy” Caceres had tested positive for marijuana and subsequently received a suspension from active competition. He has now released the following statement through his management: “I accept full responsibility for my actions and the consequences from those actions. I apologize to all that I have...

Mar 23, 2013 1:05 am

WSOF 2 Weigh-In Results | MMA NEWS

MAIN CARD (NBC Sports Network, 9:30 p.m. ET) Andrei Arlovski (245.5) vs. Anthony Johnson (230.2) Marlon Moraes (135.5) vs. Tyson Nam (135.2) Dave Branch (185.2) vs. Paulo Filho (184.5) Josh Burkman (170) vs. Aaron Simpson (171) Gesias Cavalcante (156) vs. Justin Gaethje (155.6) PRELIMINARY CARD (Untelevised, 7 p.m. ET) Cameron Dollar (144.6) vs. Waylon Lowe...

Mar 23, 2013 1:00 am

Dan Hardy Not Injured, CSAC Refuses To License Over Failed EKG | UFC NEWS

There’s been a lot of speculation online in the last 24 hours or so regarding Mr Hardy being forced out of his fight with Matt Brown next month, so I wanted to clarify the situation and provide some details. On Tuesday this week Dan went and had his medicals done as per normal, however because...

Mar 23, 2013 12:50 am

Cyborg Willing To Fight Transgendered Fallon Fox | MMA NEWS

“She wants to be a girl. I don’t agree. I think you’re born a girl, you’re a girl. You’re born a guy, you’re a guy. But I don’t choose opponents. The commission needs to check and make sure she doesn’t have testosterone. I’m not going to judge other people. If the commission says she can...

Mar 22, 2013 11:22 am

VADA Offers Up Free Testing Program For The UFC | UFC NEWS

The VADA organization has made diligent efforts to clean up the sport of Mixed Martial Arts through random, unannounced drug screening. More and more these days UFC fighters seem to be getting popped for banned substances, resulting in fines, suspensions and overturned verdicts of fights. In some instances pre-fight testing has cost the UFC main...

Mar 22, 2013 10:46 am

Glory 5 Weigh-in Results: All Fighters On Weight

Headline heavyweights Tyrone Spong (68-6-1 42 KO’s) and Remy Bonjasky (77-15, 40 KO’s) got nose-to-nose at today’s official weigh-ins for GLORY 5 London. Their face-off had an extra level of intensity added to it as Spong arrived late for the weigh-in and kept Bonjasky standing around waiting. The decorated veteran felt he had not been...

Mar 21, 2013 3:57 pm

BJPENN.COM RADIO 3/20/13: Scott Jorgensen Full Interview | UFC NEWS

The Ultimate Fighter Finale headliner, Scott Jorgensen, joined BJPENN.COM RADIO last night to dive in on what it takes to fight his good friend Urijah Faber. Check out the full interview in the player below: You can also check out the full archive from the great BJPENN.COM RADIO CHANNEL RIGHT HERE! OR iTunes short link Store...

Mar 21, 2013 3:55 pm

BJPENN.COM RADIO 3/20/13: Mike Pyle Full Interview | UFC NEWS

With Gunnar Nelson in his sights, top UFC welterweight, Mike Pyle took time out of his busy training schedule last night to talk to the BJPENN.COM RADIO crew. This interview ran super long, so if you caught the live airing, you still didn’t get a chance to listen to the amazing dialogue from one of...

Mar 21, 2013 3:51 pm

BJPENN.COM RADIO 3/20/13: Martin Kampmann Full Interview | UFC NEWS

Last night we aired an exclusive interview with top UFC welterweight fighter Martin Kampmann. If you missed the live broadcast, check out the interview in it’s entirety in the player below. You can also check out the full archive from the great BJPENN.COM RADIO CHANNEL RIGHT HERE! OR iTunes short link Store : http://bit.ly/SY001z https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/bjpenn.com-radio/id556491036?mt=2 Stitcher...

Mar 21, 2013 3:47 pm

BJPENN.COM RADIO 3/20/13: Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson Full Interview | UFC NEWS

Check out the full replay of last night’s BJPENN.COM Radio segment with UFC flyweight champion, Demetrious Johnson in the player below. You can also check out the full archive from the great BJPENN.COM RADIO CHANNEL RIGHT HERE! OR iTunes short link Store : http://bit.ly/SY001z https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/bjpenn.com-radio/id556491036?mt=2 Stitcher Home page http://stitcher.com/s/profile.php?fid=27036 Short Link http://bit.ly/PDzLXV