Archive: Phil Baroni

Jul 30, 2015 7:23 pm

Taylor vs. Baroni | UFC 190 Edition‏

UFC 190 goes down this Saturday live from the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The pay-per-view event is headlined by a women’s bantamweight title fight featuring current champion Ronda Rousey taking on top contender Bethe Correia. In the evening’s co-main event slot, former UFC light heavyweight champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua will battle Antonio...

May 22, 2015 11:47 am

Taylor vs. Baroni | UFC 187 Edition

UFC 187 goes down this Saturday night live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The pay-per-view event is headlined by a light heavyweight title fight featuring Anthony Johnson battling Daniel Cormier for the vacant 205-pound strap. In the evening’s co-main event slot, undefeated UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman puts his title...

May 21, 2015 11:04 am

Baroni – “Schilling is just a big mouth p*ssy, end of story!”

Mixed martial arts veteran Phil “NYBA” Baroni has been trying to line up a fight with Joe Schilling under the Bellator banner. The former Strikeforce title challenger posted a photo on twitter of himself with Scott Coker at last weekend’s Bellator event, insinuating that a fight with “Stitch em up” was on the horizon. However,...

May 19, 2015 8:28 am

Joe Schilling vs. Hisaki Kato set for Bellator 139

A middleweight bout between Joe Schilling (2-4 MMA) and Hisaki Kato (4-1 MMA) is the latest addition to June’s Bellator 139 card in Kansas. Bellator officials recently announced the fight. Joe “Stitch ’em Up” Schilling was most recently seen in action at April’s Bellator 136 event, where he suffered a split-decision loss to Rafael Carvalho....


May 14, 2015 2:06 am

Taylor vs. Baroni | UFC Fight Night 66 Edition

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will make its long-awaited debut in the Philippines this Saturday when “UFC Fight Night 66” takes place inside Pasay’s Mall of Asia Arena. The historic event is headlined by a key featherweight fight featuring former UFC lightweight champion Frankie “The Answer” Edgar (18-4-1 MMA) taking on former WEC featherweight title...

Apr 24, 2015 4:28 am

Taylor vs. Baroni | UFC 186 Edition

UFC 186 goes down tomorrow night live from the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The pay-per-view event is headlined by a flyweight title fight featuring current champion Demetrious Johnson taking on challenger Kyoji Horiguchi. BJPENN.com’s Chris Taylor recently sat down with UFC and PRIDE veteran Phil “NYBA” Baroni to discuss this weekend’s main card...

Apr 18, 2015 10:00 am

Taylor vs. Baroni | UFC on FOX 15 Edition

UFC on FOX 15 goes down tonight night live from the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. The event is headlined by a key middleweight bout featuring former Strikeforce champion Luke Rockhold taking on former UFC light heavyweight title holder Lyoto Machida. BJPENN.com’s Chris Taylor recently sat down with former UFC and PRIDE veteran Phil...

Apr 13, 2015 1:42 pm

Watch! Phil Baroni Has Officially Hit the Pro Wrestling Scene!

Former UFC and Pride veteran, Phil “The New York Bad Ass” Baroni, has officially hit the professional wrestling scene. The former Strikeforce title challenger is currently working with the Future Stars of Wrestling promotion in Las Vegas, Nevada. Hit play on the video below and watch Baroni get in to it with former WCW wrestler...

Mar 27, 2015 1:56 pm

UFC Vet Phil Baroni Signing WWE Deal — Headed To Wrestlemania

“The New York Bad Ass” Phil Baroni is headed to this weekend’s Wrestlemania 31 event in Santa Clara, California. The brash former Strikeforce title challenger claims to not only be attending the event but that he’s also signing a contract with World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). Here is what Baroni had to say via his official...

Mar 13, 2015 6:00 am

Taylor vs. Baroni | UFC 185 Edition

UFC 185 goes down this Saturday night live from the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. The pay-per-view event is headlined by a lightweight title fight featuring current champion Anthony “Showtime” Pettis taking on number one contender Rafael dos Anjos. BJPENN.com’s Chris Taylor recently sat down with former UFC and PRIDE veteran Phil “NYBA” Baroni...

Mar 10, 2015 8:57 am

Exclusive: Phil Baroni talks his Pro Wrestling debut

Former UFC and PRIDE veteran, Phil Baroni, recently made his pro wrestling debut for Inoki Genome Federation (IGF) in Tokyo, Japan. The “New York Bad Ass” sat down with BJPENN.com’s Chris Taylor to talk about his first experience in pro wrestling (see his match HERE) and how this new endeavour will impact his mixed martial...

Nov 1, 2014 1:39 pm

Baroni vs. Silva Japan NYE Bout?

Wanderlei Silva may have received a lifetime ban from fighting in Nevada, but in Japan no one cares. He’s likely still under UFC contract as well, but again, Japan doesn’t care. Can “The Axe Murderer” return to Asia to resurrect his fighting career? It’s probably not the smartest move, but yes, he probably can. Phil Baroni...

Aug 21, 2014 5:02 am

QUICK TWITT | Phil Baroni Released From Bellator

Longtime MMA Veteran, Phil Baroni has just been cut from his latest promotional home over at Bellator MMA. He was just one-fight into his Bellator deal. Baroni, last saw action last month in a first round losing effort to Karo Parisyan. The UFC veteran cites his support for the recently detained War Machine as the...

Jul 22, 2014 4:05 pm

Phil Baroni Believes He Is Among The Last Of A Dying Breed

Phil Baroni is an MMA veteran, with 32 MMA bouts, and 10 boxing matches, Baroni started his career in 2000 and has been through it all. From the UFC, to Pride, to Strikeforce, to ONE FC, numerous smaller shows, and now Bellator where he will fight on Friday against Karo Parisyan. Baroni believes he is...

Jul 18, 2014 5:30 am

Exclusive: Phil Baroni plans to put “The Heat” on Ice at Bellator 122 (Video)

Former UFC and PRIDE veteran, Phil “The New York Bad Ass” Baroni, returns to the cage next Friday (July 25) to face Karo “The Heat” Parisyan on the main card of Bellator 122 in Temecula, California. Baroni has been out of action ever since May of 2013, when he suffered a gruesome leg injury (dislocated ankle and...

Jun 17, 2014 11:09 am

Phil Baroni vs. Karo Parisyan official for Bellator 122

We reported a couple of weeks ago that a welterweight bout between MMA veterans Phil Baroni and Karo Parisyan was in the works for July’s Bellator 122 event in Temecula, California. Today, that bout became official, as Bellator executives announced that “NYBA” and “The Heat” will meet on the main card of Bellator 122. Phil Baroni was last...