Archive: Phil Baroni

Jun 5, 2014 7:58 am

Rumor: Phil Baroni vs. Karo Parisyan in the works for Bellator 122

According to sources close to BJPENN.com, a bout featuring MMA veterans Phil Baroni and Karo Parisyan is in the works for July’s Bellator 122 event in Temecula, California. Phil Baroni was last seen in action over a year ago at May 2013’s “ONE FC: Rise to Power” event, where he suffered a gruesome leg injury...

Jun 1, 2014 10:32 am

Exclusive: Phil Baroni talks returning to MMA as a lightweight, Penn vs. Edgar 3 and More!

Former UFC fighter and MMA veteran, Phil Baroni, is getting set to return to the cage this time as a lightweight. The news is pretty remarkable considering the “New York Bad Ass” was last seen leaving on a stretcher from May 2013’s “ONE FC: Rise To Power” event, after he suffered a gruesome injury in the opening round of his...

Mar 14, 2014 7:14 am

Phil Baroni signs with Bellator MMA

We’ve seen Phil Baroni fight for almost every MMA organization under the sun. Now, the MMA veteran has signed with Bellator MMA. MMAjunkie has the story, thanks to one of their sources that has the inside scoop on whats going down in Bellator. The source has asked to stay anonymous due to not being authorized...

Feb 24, 2014 3:08 pm

Baroni & Green Nearly Come To Blows At UFC 170, Take The Fight To Twitter Instead

Maybe I should start a weekly BJPENN.COM column and call it ‘Baroni Beef’, because I feel like this sort of thing has happened before. Maybe I’m wrong though? (Insert sarcasm) At any rate, what we have here is an escalated twitter dispute between former UFC fighter, Phil Baroni, and current UFC fighter, Bobby Green. Apparently,...

Feb 10, 2014 9:35 am

QUICK TWITT | Phil Baroni Calls Out CM Punk for a Fight in Bellator

Phil Baroni (above) called out former WWE star CM Punk this weekend, asking to be the former wrestler’s first professional MMA opponent inside Bellator. By Christopher Murphy | Twitter Former Pride and UFC fighter Phil Baroni took to Twitter this weekend to call out former WWE star CM Punk. CM Punk has made headlines in...

Dec 5, 2013 8:34 am

Ben Askren And Phil Baroni Verbally Spar On Twitter

Ladies and gentlemen, it looks like we might finally get our superfight… no more arguing with your friends over who would beat who; no more crossing your fingers, hoping that these two MMA giants eventually meet in the cage – the wait is over. Phil Baroni and Ben Askren are (probably) going to get it on....

May 10, 2013 1:15 pm

Exclusive: Phil Baroni talks upcoming ONE FC bout with Nobutatsu Suzuki

The New York Bad Ass, Phil Baroni, is set to take on Japanese knockout artist Nobutatsu Suzuki at ONE FC: “Rise To Power” in Manila on May 31st. The bout with Suzuki will mark Baroni’s 3rd with the asian based promotion. Phil’s first fight came at ONE FC’s inaugural show against Yoshiyuki Yoshida, who more or less held...

Oct 17, 2012 10:07 am

Listen to This Past Sunday’s Episode of BJPenn.Com Radio

  If you missed this past Sunday’s episode of BJPenn.Com Radio here is your opportunity to listen to one of the more interesting interviews you will ever hear. Hosts Mitch Ciccarelli & Bryan Levick began the night talking about UFC 153 before being joined by MFC middleweight title contender Elvis Mutapcic. The three discussed “The...

Oct 14, 2012 9:30 am

Podcast: #10 BJPenn.Com Radio: Elvis Mutapcic, Phil Baroni, Tyrone Spong and Dave Morgan

  This week on BJPenn.com Radio, hosts Mitch Ciccarelli and Bryan Levick will be joined by a massive lineup of MMA guests. Those calling in will include UFC veteran Phil Baroni, Tyrone Spong, Anthony “Rumble” Johnson, MFC middleweight contender Elvis Mutapcic and rising flyweight Dave Morgan. Baroni will join the show fresh off an August...

Sep 6, 2012 11:51 am

Potential Candidates for the UFC Hall of Fame

As the four year anniversary of Evan Tanner’s death approaches it got me to thinking why he’s not in the UFC Hall of Fame? I’m not about to get into an argument that there are others enshrined who are less worthy, my point is simply to state the case for Tanner as well as a...

Sep 3, 2012 9:54 am

ONE FC adopts PRIDE rules for soccer kicks | MMA News

By: Chris Taylor This past Friday the Singapore MMA promotion known as ONE FC held it’s fifth event in Manila, Philippines. Overall the “ONE FC 5: Pride of a Nation” card was a huge success, producing exciting fights and finishes. The one thing that was left to be desired after watching the event was a...

Aug 31, 2012 8:03 am

Phil Baroni destroys Rodrigo Ribeiro in 1 minute | MMA News

By: Chris Taylor It took only a minute for Phil Baroni to put away Rodrigo Ribeiro at ONE FC 5 on Friday. The referee was forced to put a stop to the match due to some brutal soccer kicks delivered by the “New York Bad Ass”. Baroni opened the match by landing a hard right hand that wobbled Ribeiro and had...

Aug 30, 2012 6:34 am

ONE FC 5 weigh in results | MMA News

By: Chris Taylor The weigh ins for ONE FC 5: Pride of a Nation took place yesterday, and all the fighters participating on the card successfully made their respective weights. The event itself takes place at Smart Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City, Philippines, on Friday and the entire card is available live via online pay-per-view...

Aug 11, 2012 12:14 pm

Taylor vs Baroni | UFC 150 Edition | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor UFC 150 is just hours away, the card is headlined by a lightweight championship rematch between Frankie “The Answer“ Edgar and Benson “Smooth” Henderson. The odds makers have weighed in, and the smart money is apparently on Henderson to retain the lightweight title against Edgar. I caught up with the “New York...