Archive: renan barao

May 24, 2014 4:57 pm

UFC 173 Results: Pichel Takes Njokuani Down 9 Times en route to Decision Victory

Anthony Njokuani and Vinc Pichel headlined the UFC Fight Pass preliminaries, but the fight almost ended seconds into the first round. Vinc Pichel tried to set a good distance between him and Anthony Njokuani by extending his hand and fingers, but he accidentally poked him in the eye. Njokuani walked back to a neutral corner...

May 24, 2014 4:26 pm

UFC 173 Results: Sicilia Picks Up Win After Going the Distance with Phillips

Aaron Phillips and Sam Sicilia put on an exciting featherweight bout on the UFC Fight Pass Preliminary portion of tonight’s event. Aaron Phillips caught Sam Sicilia off guard a few times by switching levels, attacking the head and body evenly. Sicilia was dropped by a knee to the body and almost walked into a guillotine,...

May 24, 2014 4:04 pm

UFC 173 Results: Li Defeats Michaud by way of Split Decision

Jingliang Li and David Michaud made their UFC debuts tonight and kicked off the fights on the UFC Fight Pass portion of ‘UFC 173’. Michaud was undefeated walking into the octagon, but he walked out tasting defeat for the first time in his career. Jingliang Li and David Michaud put on an impressive performance, all...

May 24, 2014 2:09 pm

‘UFC 173: Barao vs. Dillashaw’ Live Results Thread

Tonight on pay-per-view, Renan Barao will attempt to retain his bantamweight world title against Team Alpha Male’s TJ Dillashaw. You can follow along with the results in real-time right here in this thread. MAIN CARD: (Pay-per-view, 7 p.m. ET) T.J. Dillashaw def. Renan Barao via TKO (punches) – Round 5, 2:26 – wins bantamweight title...

May 24, 2014 2:00 pm

Watch Tonight’s UFC 173 Post-Fight Press Conference Live on BJPENN.COM

Shortly after tonight’s ‘UFC 173: Barao vs. Dillashaw’ main event, fight fans are invited back here for the BJPENN.COM Live Press Conference feed. The post-fight event will feature UFC President Dana White and several participants from tonight’s fight card. Enjoy:

May 24, 2014 9:03 am

UFC 173 Gambler’s Odds: Can TJ Dillashaw Really Win You Big Money?

Renan Barao will be stepping into the octagon for the eighth time this Saturday as he defends his UFC Bantamweight Championship against another Team Alpha Male challenger. TJ Dillashaw earned a shot at the title after dominating Mike Easton at ‘UFC Fight Night 35’. Dillashaw controlled every aspect of the bout and when all was...

May 24, 2014 6:46 am

UFC Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 6

On episode #6 of the 7-part fight week series, UFC Embedded, it’s the day before UFC 173, and Dana White meets with a slew of Hall of Famers and current champions before the weigh-ins. Former heavyweight Daniel Cormier suffers through the final hours of his weight cut to 205, as his opponent, one-time middleweight Dan...

May 23, 2014 4:36 pm

‘UFC 173: Barao vs. Dillashaw’ Weigh-In Results

Today’s UFC 173 weigh-ins event went off without a hitch, as all fighters made their contracted weight. UFC 173 goes down tomorrow from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Here are the results: MAIN CARD: (Pay-per-view, 7 p.m. ET) Champ Renan Barao (135) vs. T.J. Dillashaw (135) – for UFC bantamweight title Daniel...

May 23, 2014 12:42 pm

White: ‘If you don’t like 145’ers you’re not a fight fan’

“I love watching Renan Barao fight; I’m a big Renan Barao fan. What don’t you love about Renan Barao? He goes out and he finishes and he wrecks people. I’m still going back and forth with the Jon Jones-Renan Barao thing, but I think without a doubt Renan is the No. 2 ranked… If you...

May 23, 2014 12:31 pm

Hendo Feels A Little Tired Without TRT

“I feel fine without the TRT, maybe a little more tired. It’s hard to say this when you are in the middle of a camp because, with or without the TRT, you are going to tire yourself. I can’t say if makes a difference or not. I also wasn’t taking so much of it, I...

May 23, 2014 9:47 am

UFC Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 5

On episode #5 of the 7-part fight week series, UFC Embedded, the UFC’s biggest stars press their luck. At Zuffa HQ, Dana White takes a call from Nick Diaz, deals with Jon Jones’ manager, and gets his long-awaited walking papers. Daniel Cormier visits Cain Velasquez’ Ultimate Fighter training session and questions Luke Rockhold’s expertise, while...

May 23, 2014 9:38 am

Dana White: When The Diaz Brothers Are Ready To Fight They’ll Call Me

By Evan Stoumbelis The Diaz brothers have continued to keep their name relevant in the MMA world, despite the fact that they have not fought this year. Recently the UFC removed Nate Diaz from its official rankings, which some saw as a form of revenge. However that is not the case according to UFC President...

May 23, 2014 6:50 am

Watch Today’s UFC 173 Weigh-Ins Live on BJPENN.COM (4 PM PT)

To make tomorrow’s ‘UFC 173: Barao vs. Dillashaw’ pay-per-view event official, each participant must hit the scales today, and make weight. You can catch the action live right here starting at 4/7pm PT/ET, using the player below.

May 23, 2014 5:16 am

EXCLUSIVE | JUST THE MAIN EVENT: Episode One, Jimi Manuwa (UFC 173)

BJPENN.COM partner, WhoaTV has done a great job putting together this quick prediction clip with UFC light-heavyweight fighter, Jimi Manuwa. Enjoy! – Official Website: http://www.whoatv.com/ – Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/whoamma – Twitter: https://twitter.com/whoatv

May 23, 2014 5:15 am

Florian: ‘Dillashaw’s Skills Cannot Be Denied’

“T.J. Dillashaw’s skills cannot be denied, this is a guy who really can do it all. When you break it down skill for skill, when you look at the jiu-jitsu game, the wrestling game, the striking game, he can go tit-for-tat with Renan Barao. Now, it all comes down to, can he put that together...

May 23, 2014 5:11 am

Cormier On Hendo Bout: ‘This is a passing of the torch’

“I work harder, because I know that Dan Henderson is a guy that has been around the block a time or two. He beats everybody up, he has won at every level and it’s an opportunity for a passing of the torch.” Daniel Cormier on if his admiration for Henderson affects his mindset entering the...

May 23, 2014 5:10 am

Pro’s Pick – Hendo vs. Cormier

MMA fighters from around the world cast their prediction for Saturday’s co-main event between Dan Henderson and Daniel Cormier.

May 23, 2014 5:04 am

UFC 173: President’s Preview

UFC president Dana White talks about the big fights coming up Saturday night at UFC 173 at MGM Grand in Las Vegas, including the main event bantamweight title fight between Renan Barao and TJ Dillashaw.

May 23, 2014 5:00 am

PHOTO | Four TUF Champs Chillin

From left to right: Mike Chiesa, Forest Griffin, Chris Holdsworth, Tony Ferguson. All but Griffin fight this weekend at UFC 173.  

May 22, 2014 8:10 pm

Hendo Not Guaranteed Title Shot With Win Over Cormier

“Obviously if Hendo pulls off this upset, it’s huge, huge. He pulls off the upset against Shogun [Rua], he pulls off a huge upset against Cormier, we’ll see… It’s just stupid to talk about now because [Jones] is fighting Gustafsson, and that fight’s not happening until fall, and we still gotta get through that fight,...

May 22, 2014 8:01 pm

UFC Boss Happy With Ken Resolution But Frank Shamrock Not As Easy

Earlier this week we learned that Dana White and Ken Shamrock ended their 10-year long feud. I never thought we’d see the day, but we did. “It started off a little heated, we both have different opinions on the way things went down. But at the end of the day, he wanted to end it,...

May 22, 2014 7:51 pm

White Not Impressed With Tito, But Keeping Him In Hall-Of-Fame

“Who gives a shit what Tito wants. Does anybody really give a shit what Tito wants? Good for Tito. Let him stay over in Viacom MMA and make some money and try and stay relevant. I don’t care what Tito wants.” During today’s media scrum, UFC President Dana White addressed the recent success of Tito...

May 22, 2014 7:42 pm

Dana: ‘Ronda hurts Mayweather badly in street fight or MMA’

“Do you think Floyd Mayweather has ever had his feet kicked out from under him? She walks around at 160, 165. At 165 pounds, all her weight coming down on him, on the street, on here, on the concrete, I don’t care where it is, she’s going to hurt him badly. I’ve seen her throw...