Archive: Raquel Pennington

Jan 30, 2015 4:38 pm

Holly Holm vs. Raquel Pennington moved to co-main event status at UFC 184

The highly anticipated octagon debut of former world boxing champion Holly Holm (7-0 MMA) will now serve as the co-main event for UFC 184 this February in Los Angeles. Holly Holm takes on Raquel Pennington (5-4 MMA) at the event. UFC officials announced the move shortly after news broke that Chris Weidman suffered a rib...

Jan 9, 2015 3:39 pm

UFC 181’s Ashlee Evans-Smith Tests Positive For Diuretic

UFC women’s bantamweight fighter Ashlee Evans-Smith tested positive for hydrochlorothiazide, a water pill that prevents the body from retaining salt and aids in weight-cutting, this according to the Nevada State Athletic Commission. The positive test result occurred after Evan-Smith’s UFC 181 loss to Raquel Pennington, who choked her unconscious at the event with a bulldog-choke....

Dec 6, 2014 5:22 pm

UFC 181 Results: Pennington Puts Smith to Sleep with a Bulldog Choke

Raquel Pennington pulls off the last-second win! The majority of the first round took place in the clinch and both women were cut open by sharp strikes. As scrappy as the fight was at the start, it got even more interesting in the last second of the round. Pennington was able to grab hold of...

Nov 17, 2014 8:36 am

Holm optimistic despite neck injury: ‘I feel 100% better already’

Holly Holm is widely regarded to be one of the best prospects signed by the UFC this year, with many fans speculating that she may be the woman to pose the biggest threat to reigning champion Ronda Rousey. Holm spoke to the crew on Inside MMA that despite having a herniated disc, she hopes to...


Oct 9, 2014 8:37 pm

Holly Holm vs. Raquel Pennington Set For UFC 181

A female bantamweight bout has been added to UFC 181, in the form of Holly Holm vs. Raquel Pennington. ‘UFC 181: Hendricks vs. Lawler II’ is set to go down on Dec. 6, from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. UFC officials announced the bout this afternoon. Holly Holm is one of the...

Jan 30, 2014 5:57 am

Pennington to replace injured Pena at UFC 171

Raquel Pennington has replaced injured Julianna Pena at UFC 171.   Pennington (4-3) will fight Jessica Andrade (10-3) in a bantamweight bout.   UFC officials announced the change.   It was reported Wednesday that Pena suffered a severe knee injury.   UFC 171 takes place March 15 at Dallas’ American Airlines Center. The main card...

Dec 31, 2013 11:10 am

14 predictions for the UFC in 2014: The Year Of Ronda Rousey?

It’s the last day of 2013 and what a year. As we look ahead to the New Year, here are fourteen predictions for the UFC’s 2014 season: #14 – 2012 didn’t end the way Michael Johnson would have wanted it after winning 3 fights in a row, he then ended 2012 with a loss in...

Dec 5, 2013 8:33 am

EXCLUSIVE (Part 1) | TUF18’s Raquel Pennington Talks Modafferi Fight at TUF Finale

Raquel Pennington’s fight at The Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale marked her official debut for the UFC, a fight in which she would go on to earn the unanimous decision victory over fellow TUF18 competitor, Roxanne Modafferi.  Pennington spoke to BJPenn.com’s Late Night Cageside Radio about what it was like to finally fight inside the UFC’s...

Dec 2, 2013 7:49 pm

Late Night Cage Side Radio Episode 33 Replay With Lance Palmer and Raquel Pennington

Another great episode from the crew of Late Night Cage Side Radio powered by BJPENN.com is in the books. Lance Palmer joined the show to discuss his upcoming bout with Georgi Karakhanyan for the inaugural featherweight title this Saturday at WSOF 7 in Vancouver. A confident Palmer gave listeners his background as a martial artist,...

Dec 2, 2013 6:56 am

Nate Diaz: ‘Gilbert and I are the best lightweights in the world’

“I think in boxing they start hopping in when they’re taking a lot of punches, or maybe their corner would have threw in the towel, but I wasn’t going to stop. I was just trying to set up a good one to land to finish it off if they weren’t going to stop it. I’m...

Nov 30, 2013 9:52 pm

TUF 18 Finale Results: Diaz Knocks Maynard Out In Round 1

Including preliminary bouts, we went four hours into the event until we heard Diaz and Maynard mentioned for the first time. They didn’t even need a round to steal the show. Unfortunately for Maynard, it was at his expense. Gray Maynard opened up the bout strong, keeping his distance from Nate Diaz’s bizarre strikes. He...

Nov 30, 2013 8:16 pm

TUF 18 Finale Results: Duke Dominates Morgan, Wins By Way of Unanimous Decision

The first round was all Jessamyn Duke. She attacked right from the start and even when she was in a disadvantageous position, she was still throwing blows. Morgan had Duke pressed against the fence, but Duke was still throwing knees from the clinch. After she turned the tables and put Morgan against the fence, she...

Nov 30, 2013 9:18 am

‘TUF 18 Finale: Diaz vs. Maynard’ Main Card Play-By-Play And Live Results

Tonight from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, the UFC brings us the ‘TUF 18 Finale: Diaz vs. Maynard’ event live on FOX Sports 1. If you cannot make the live broadcast or attend in person follow along with BJPENN.COM for our live results and play-by-play. Main Card Results: Raquel Pennington defeated Roxanne...

Nov 30, 2013 9:11 am

‘TUF 18 Finale: Diaz vs. Maynard’ Preliminary Card Play-By-Play And Live Results

Tonight from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, the UFC brings us the ‘TUF 18 Finale: Diaz vs. Maynard’ event live on FOX Sports 1. If you cannot make the live broadcast or attend in person follow along with BJPENN.COM for our live results and play-by-play. Quick Results: Josh Sampo defeated Ryan Benoit...

Nov 29, 2013 4:38 pm

‘TUF 18 Finale: Diaz vs. Maynard 3’: Weigh-In Results, All but 1 Make Weight

BJPENN.COM’s broadcast of the ‘TUF 18 Finale: Diaz vs. Maynard’ weigh-ins event has concluded. In anticipation of tomorrow’s live TUF 18 finale fight card the UFC hosted today’s weigh-ins ceremony from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. If you missed today’s stream, here are the full results: MAIN CARD: (FOX Sports 1,...

Nov 29, 2013 11:15 am

Watch Today’s TUF 18 Finale’ Weigh-Ins Live on BJPENN.COM (4:00 PM PT)

In anticipation of tomorrow’s UFC fight night, BJPENN.COM will be hosting a live stream of today’s Ultimate Fighter Season 18 Finale’ weigh-ins event. Today’s weigh-ins goes down at 4:00 p.m. PT / 7:00 p.m. ET from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. You can tune in on your PC, MAC of Mobile...