Archive: mma

Aug 9, 2012 11:11 am

Ed Herman: Silva is ducking Weidman

By Evan Stoumbelis Former TUF competitor and UFC Middleweight Ed Herman sounded off in regards to Anderson Silva today. In Herman’s eyes the champ is ducking potential #1 contender Chris “The All-American” Weidman. Herman went on record as saying “Anderson’s trying to duck him. I think it’s ’cause Weidman can beat him and everyone knows...

Aug 9, 2012 8:58 am

Frank Trigg Arrested

Frank Trigg has been arrested. Here’s the scoop from ProMMANow: “Former Pride and UFC fighter Franklin Dewey Trigg III was arrested Wednesday on charges of battery resulting from an alleged domestic violence altercation that occurred back in October 2011. ProMMAnow.com has confirmed with law enforcement Trigg is being held at the Clark County Detention Center...

Aug 9, 2012 8:17 am

Diego Sanchez Reaches Out to WWE Star

WWE Superstar Daniel Bryan noted in several media interviews that his inspiration for the “YES!” chants was UFC fighter Diego Sanchez. In a new interview with OpposingViews.com, Sanchez says Bryan is supporting him in a way and he has his back. Diego expressed interest in working with Bryan as his team has reached out to...

Aug 8, 2012 7:25 pm

MMA Inside the Cage; Miletich Disses Hall of Fame, Talks XFC

Our good friends at MMA Inside the Cage bring us another great interview. Casey Oxendine interviews UFC legend Pat Miletich. When Casey addresses the UFC Hall of Fame situation, Pat’s demeanor changes and he bluntly lays out his stance on the situation. Should Pat Miletich be in the UFC Hall of Fame?

Aug 8, 2012 5:05 pm

Diego Sanchez Critical Of His Training Partners And Their Boring Fights | UFC NEWS

Diego Sanchez recently announced he is moving from welterweight to lightweight.  Sanchez revealed his thoughts on his Jackson MMA teamamtes, Clay Guida and Carlos Condit‘s  most recent performance during an interview with MMAhour on Monday stating both sucked and felt Nick Diaz won over Condit. “I thought both of those fights sucked.” “My coaches might...

Aug 8, 2012 3:01 pm

Fitch Calls BJ Penn A Coward Who Is Not Welcome At AKA

Nov 7, Tuesday:  Jon Fitch used a conference call meant to promote  AKA’s new “Fight Factory” reality series on Nuvo TV to call former UFC 2 division Champ, BJ Penn, a coward. “Here at AKA, we’ve got fighters who come out to fight, fighters who will face anyone and don’t hide from any opponents.  ...

Aug 8, 2012 2:36 pm

Jon Jones Picks Up Groundbreaking Nike Deal | UFC NEWS

25 year old UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones makes history by becoming the 1st MMA fighter to sign a global sponsorship deal with sports apparel giant, Nike.  MMAfighting reports: “Two sides have agreed to a multi year contract that will see Jones decked out in Nike gear for the forseeable future.  On Sept 1, when...

Aug 8, 2012 1:09 pm

UFC on FX: Browne vs. Bigfoot Official For Minneapolis, Tickets On Sale This Week | UFC NEWS

A five-round heavyweight showdown between contenders Travis “Hapa” Browne and Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva will headline an exciting UFC card scheduled for Friday, Oct. 5 at the Target Center in Minneapolis, Minn. The event will mark UFC’s first in Minneapolis since 2008, when UFC 87 broke the Target Center live gate record with a $2.25 million...

Aug 8, 2012 6:21 am

EXCLUSIVE | Combat Grappling, Jiu Jitsu's Evolution Feat. Eddie Bravo

Combat Grappling is making a surge. It is a combination of striking and grappling disciplines like Wrestling, Jiu Jitsu, and Judo that are a natural fit for the grappling portion of the sport. It’s not all that different from mixed martial arts really. In some cases the competitors wear protective gear much like a kickboxing...

Aug 8, 2012 12:03 am

Josh Koscheck Forced Out Of UFC 151 Bout With Ellenberger Due To Injury | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Josh Koscheck forced out of the UFC 151 bout with Jake Ellenberger with bulging disc in his back. UFC Tonight revealed the news via their Official Twitter Account, they also revealed that currently Ellenberger has no new opponent. Both fighters were coming off losses to high profile opponents. In his last bout...

Aug 7, 2012 11:36 pm

Video | Countdown to UFC 150: Shields vs Herman | UFC News

http://youtu.be/YEJf2zLRkEY Former Strikeforce champion Jake Shields returns to the 185-pound division with plans on making a run at the belt; but Coloradan Ed Herman doesn’t see that happening. For all the latest MMA news and fight updates stay tuned to BJPENN.COM

Aug 7, 2012 11:32 pm

Video | Countdown to UFC 150: Cerrone vs Guillard | UFC News

http://youtu.be/pLZhXlney6k Lightweights Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone and Melvin “Young Assassin” Guillard both love to talk trash and get in the cage and scrap. Expect fireworks when the friends and former teammates face one another from opposite sides of the Octagon. For all the latest MMA news and fight updates stay tuned to BJPENN.COM

Aug 7, 2012 11:24 pm

Video | Countdown To UFC 150: Henderson vs Edgar | UFC News

http://youtu.be/TAF8Ttvfb78 They’ve both held the belt, and they’ve both got more then enough motivation to earn it again at UFC 150. See how current champion Benson Henderson and former champion Frankie Edgar are preparing for their Saturday night title fight. For all the latest MMA news and fight updates stay tuned to BJPENN.COM

Aug 7, 2012 12:00 pm

Odds in Favor of Daniel Cormier over Frank Mir | Strikeforce News

A heavyweight bout between Strikeforce Grand Prix Champ Daniel Cormier and former UFC heavyweight champ Frank Mir is expected to take place on an October 27th Strikeforce card.  No location has been chosen as of yet.  Cormier will be moving over to the UFC after the bout, and Mir will return there as well. Betting...

Aug 7, 2012 11:21 am

Bobby Green vs Matt Ricehouse Set For Strikeforce: Rousey vs Kaufman | Strikeforce News

Strikeforce announced a lightweight matchup between Bobby Green and Matt Ricehouse.  “Strikeforce: Rousey vs. Kaufman” takes place Aug. 18 at Valley View Casino Center in San Diego.  The bout is expected to take place on the preliminary portion of this month’s event. Bobby Green is currently riding a 3 fight winning streak, most recently defeating...

Aug 7, 2012 3:00 am

Video | At Home with Ronda Rousey (All Access Clip) | Strikeforce News

Outside of the mixed martial arts cage and away from the media spotlight, the cameras of All Access: Ronda Rousey a young athlete on the cusp of stardom. Watch Rousey in the hours before her sensational photo shoot for the ESPN Magazine Body Issue. For all the latest MMA news and fight updates stay tuned...

Aug 7, 2012 2:22 am

Mir Thinks Cormier Bout Is 'A Positive Step Forward' | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Frank Mir comments in an interview with MMAFighting. In his last bout he attempted to take the UFC Heavyweight Title from Champion Junior Dos Santos. Mir was unsuccessful in his challenge being knocked out in the second round, in his next bout he will attempt to dethrone the Strikeforce Heavyweight Champion Daniel...

Aug 6, 2012 4:46 pm

Brock Lesnar gets into Altercation Backstage at WWE Raw

According to pro-wrestling blog The Wrestling Observer, former UFC champion Lesnar got into fisticuffs at a backstage rehearsal for a WWE ‘SummerSlam’ event. He and another pro-wrestler were working through a routine when things went awry. “Lesnar left the building after getting into a physical altercation with fellow WWE superstar, Ryan Reeves, known in ring...