Archive: mma

Aug 23, 2012 2:41 pm

Multiple UFC Fighters Take To Twitter And Take Issue With Jon Jones | UFC NEWS

With the news that the UFC was forced to cancel UFC 151 after Jon Jones refused to accept Chael Sonnen as a replacement opponent, many of the champs peers took to the popular social media outlet of Twitter to express their disappointment in the champ and throw a few jabs at Jones in the process....


Aug 23, 2012 10:41 am

PHOTO GALLERY | UFC GYM HAWAII BJ PENN GRAND OPENING CELEBRATION | UFC NEWS

This past weekend the “UFC Gym Hawaii BJ Penn “opened up its doors for members and fans to celebrate the newest addition of the UFC Gym chain and first ever facility outside of the California market. In attendance fans saw the likes of Chuck Liddell, Anthony Pettis, Josh Thomson, Mark Munoz and BJ Penn. Hop...

Aug 23, 2012 9:59 am

UFC President Dana White To Make Special Announcement Regarding UFC 151 | UFC NEWS

The Ultimate Fighting Championship organization will host a media conference call today, Thursday, August 23, 2012 at 2 p.m. ET/11 a.m. PT for a special announcement by UFC President Dana White regarding the upcoming UFC 151: JONES vs. HENDERSON event scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 1. Stay tuned to BJPENN.COM for developments surrounding next weeks fight...

Aug 23, 2012 9:49 am

Anderson Silva Has Olympic Games Aspirations | UFC NEWS

“It would be a challenge in my career, and I’d like that. Participating in a competition like this is something really lacking for me, being an Olympian. I do not know if I would get used condition, the medal would be like the belt a consequence, but it would be great.” UFC middleweight champion, Anderson...

Aug 23, 2012 9:38 am

CSAC Humiliated Cyborg By Removing Her From Last Weekend's Event | MMA NEWS

“I watched all fights but the last one, Ronda’s, [because] a woman working on the event came to tell me I had to leave because the commission doesn’t accept suspended athletes on the shows. My manager talked to the guys at the commission and there’s really a law that says that. I was upset for...

Aug 23, 2012 9:10 am

Jon Jones Makes It Clear, He Fights For The Money | UFC NEWS

“I want to focus on Dan Henderson at this point, and not worry about Lyoto Machida, but when it comes to a pay-per-view conversation in general, I fight for honor and integrity and I fight to be the best. I try to keep martial arts experience in mind as much as possible. At same time,...

Aug 23, 2012 6:25 am

VIDEO | LL Cool J Stops Robbers Shortly After Training MMA | MMA NEWS

Los Angeles police were called to the star’s home in the 12000 block of Blairwood Drive around 1 a.m. Wednesday, officials said. LL Cool J was holding the suspect when officers arrived, officials said. … LL Cool J was upstairs in his home when he heard noise coming from the kitchen area. When he went...

Aug 23, 2012 6:22 am

VIDEO | THE TRUE STORY: Britains Biggest Heist – Starring Lee Murray | MMA NEWS

UFC 46 competitor, Lee Murray, has long been known as one of MMA’s biggest middleweight talents. Having made headlines early in his career for his well rounded aggressive style he went on to hold a new type of record. Lee Muray is currently incarcerated for being the man responsible for Britains biggest bank robbery, where...

Aug 23, 2012 6:15 am

Ellenberger Knows Former Opponent Hieron Doesn't Like To Get Hit | UFC NEWS

“He likes to rely a little too much on his athleticism and it’s gotten him a long way but I’ve fought him before. I’ve seen what he can do. I fought him when he was probably the most dangerous. It’s harder to fight somebody for the second time when you kind of have a good...

Aug 23, 2012 6:12 am

JAY ‘THE THOROUGHBRED’ HIERON ON HIS ‘DREAM RETURN’ TO THE UFC | UFC NEWS

Veteran mixed martial arts welterweight Jay Hieron was climbing into bed after a grueling day’s training when his cell phone started blowing up. It was his manager with the news Hieron had been waiting for since 2005: the Ultimate Fighting Championship organization had offered him a fight. A big fight – on the huge UFC...

Aug 22, 2012 3:57 pm

The Many Faces of Nick Diaz (Language, duh!)

Nick Diaz is admittedly a guilty pleasure for me. He is one of the best fighters walking this planet in terms of skill. Nick is also one of the most fearless fighters of all time. He’s called out guys most fighters would probably avoid. Diaz is an anomaly. Over the years Nick has said some...

Aug 22, 2012 12:11 pm

Pettis Warns Cerrone To "Be Ready" | UFC NEWS

“Oh it is happening. He is talking too much mess for it not to happen. I’m excited to get in there and scrap with him. I should be ready by early November or late November. Either way by November be ready. So, be ready bro. You’ve been talking a lot of mess. Be ready. I...

Aug 22, 2012 11:47 am

Weidman Turned Down Belfort Fight In Hopes Of Silva Booking | UFC NEWS

“From what I am being told, it is a fight that the UFC would want to make happen. Now, it is just confusing. I don’t know what is going on. I am waiting to find out from Dana White. I didn’t take a couple of fights from people challenging me, like (Vitor) Belfort, so I...

Aug 22, 2012 11:32 am

Ed Soares: Anderson Silva Has Never Turned Down A Fight | UFC NEWS

“I mean, you know what? There’s a lot of things going on. I mean as far as competitors. I think all of them, I look at Anderson’s career and I just want Anderson being involved in the biggest fights possible. Unfortunately, in the middleweight division right now, it’s kind of a little bit murky in...

Aug 22, 2012 10:31 am

Miguel Torres Announces Departure From UFC, Signed To TITAN FC | MMA NEWS

I am writing this letter to inform you that as a result of my last loss, I was cut from the UFC. My next fight will be in Hammond, Indiana for Titan Fighting Championship on November the 2nd. I am excited to continue fighting, to regain my focus and to get back to what made...

Aug 22, 2012 10:22 am

UFC President Confirms Dan Henderson Destined For Hall-Of-Fame | UFC NEWS

“I thought Couture was wrapping it up at 37. Dan Henderson is a three time world champion. He’s a great wrestler, has knockout power in both hands and has fought everyone from 170 pounds all the way to heavyweight. He continues to impress no matter how old he gets. Jon Jones has been on a...

Aug 22, 2012 10:16 am

UFC on FOX 5: Henderson vs. Diaz Set To Go Down In Seattle On Dec. 8 | UFC NEWS

The December UFC on FOX 5 event announced last week, which is set to feature a lightweight title fight between champion Benson Henderson and Nate Diaz, now has a confirmed venue. The December 8 televised event will take place December 8 at Seattle’s Key Arena. The news was first reported on FUEL TV’s UFC Tonight....