Archive: SHANE CARWIN

Nov 1, 2012 5:59 pm

Jamie Varner to Face Melvin Guillard at TUF 16 Finale

  Two lightweights coming off of losses will face one another at The Ultimate Fighter Finale 16 on December 15 in Las Vegas. UFC officials announced today that Jamie Varner and Melvin Guillard have verbally agreed to face one another. Jamie Varner made his return to Zuffa a successful one at UFC 146 when he...

Nov 1, 2012 4:50 am

Ratings Report: TUF 16 Episode 7 Gets Decreased Audience | UFC NEWS

Same story different week… The UFC’s 16th season of their popular reality series, “The Ultimate Fighter”, has seen better days. With Roy Nelson and Shane Carwin in the coaching slots, this year’s FX program has posted two all-time-low ratings with episode 5 being the lowest watched episode in franchise history. Last Friday’s episode 7 showed...

Oct 20, 2012 4:13 pm

Dustin Poirier vs. Jonathan Brookins booked for TUF 16 Finale | UFC News

It was recently announced that a fight between featherweights Dustin “The Diamond” Poirier (12-2 MMA, 4-1 UFC) and Jonathan Brookins (13-5 MMA, 2-2 UFC) will take place at the “TUF 16 Finale”, set for December 15th at The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Dustin Poirier returns to the...


Oct 20, 2012 10:15 am

Shane Carwin Declines VADA Enrollment | UFC NEWS

“The Ultimate Fighter” coaches have taped their season and put their focus in the training room as they prepare for their upcoming heavyweight clash. Roy Nelson, has enlisted in the VADA testing program and, it appears up until this point, has been lobbying for his opponent to do the same. According to a twitter posting...

Oct 19, 2012 4:28 pm

EXCLUSIVE | TUF 16 Fighter Joey Rivera BJPENN.COM Blog #3

  Bio: World Fighting Federation and CFFC Welterweight Champion Joey “Boom Boom” Rivera  (7-1) is currently a competitor on this season of The Ultimate Fighter™ Team Carwin vs. Team Neslon, where he recently shocked the world by defeating Carwin’s #1 pick, Sam Alvey. Rivera resides in Tucson, AZ where he is the owner and head...

Oct 5, 2012 1:06 pm

Exclusive: Last Week’s TUF 16 Winner Joey Rivera BJPENN.COM Blog #1 | UFC NEWS

  BJPenn.Com would like to welcome The Ultimate Fighter contestant Joey “Boom Boom” Rivera to the site. The Tuscon, AZ native will begin blogging weekly about his time in the house and his overall thoughts on the other fighters and the show. Rivera is coming off a huge victory over Shane Carwin’s number one pick...

Sep 29, 2012 11:44 am

THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER FRIDAYS EPISODE 3 RECAP AND RESULTS | UFC NEWS

The Ultimate Fighter Fridays episode three – “What We Do” – aired on FX on Friday evening and saw Team Nelson draw even in the competition. Tucson, Ariz. native Joey “Boom Boom” Rivera, 7-1 in his mixed martial arts career, defeated “Smile ‘N” Sam Alvey, 19-4, of Murieta, Calif. by a majority decision. Rivera, a...

Sep 27, 2012 12:38 pm

Carwin suffers knee injury, still expected to face Nelson at TUF 16 Finale | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor UFC heavyweight Shane Carwin recently suffered a knee injury during wrestling practice and was forced to withdraw from his autograph signing during this weekend’s UFC on FUEL TV 5 event in Nottingham, England. However, reports indicate that Carwin suffered no major damage to his knee and is still expected to compete against...

Sep 17, 2012 4:16 pm

The Ultimate Fighter 16 Debut Ratings Report | UFC NEWS

By Evan Stoumbelis The Ultimate Fighter season 16 kicked off last Friday with Roy Nelson coaching opposite Shane Carwin. The premier episode drew a total audience of 947,000 viewers. The UFC has been struggling with The Ultimate Fighter ratings lately, with Season 15 kicking off with 1.28 million viewers. What did you think of the...

Aug 29, 2012 6:28 am

Fights to Look Forward to Part II

Yesterday I detailed a few fights that we as MMA fans have to look forward to beginning with UFC 152 and ending with UFC 155. Today I will go over the other UFC cards including UFC on Fuel TV: Struve vs. Miocic, UFC on FX: Browne vs. Bigfoot, UFC on Fuel TV 6 which will...

Aug 14, 2012 6:12 am

BJPenn.Com Exclusive: Shane Carwin on His Injuries, Coaching TUF and Roy Nelson

The last time UFC fans saw former UFC Interim Heavyweight Champion Shane Carwin he had stepped in on short notice as a replacement for Brock Lesnar against current UFC Heavyweight Champion Junior Dos Santos at UFC 131 last June. The winner would then go on to face heavyweight kingpin Cain Velasquez for a shot at...

Aug 8, 2012 7:49 am

The MMA Community Joins Together To Help A Young Child

One of my goals when writing about mixed martial arts is to accentuate the positive. When I interview a mixed martial artist I want to show the public who they are outside the cage as well as whom they are inside of it. There is already enough negative publicity surrounding the sport, there is no...

Jul 16, 2012 1:03 am

Carwin Warns ‘UFC Jester’ Roy Nelson That Coaching TUF Is No Joke | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister The UFC  announced that Heavyweights Shane Carwin and Roy Nelson will coach The Ultimate Fighter. Carwin recently commented on the opportunity on his blog and has no plans to get caught up in ‘Jester’ Roy Nelsons jokes. “This will be the first time in my adult life that I wont be working....

May 22, 2012 3:52 am

Shane Carwin Talks Recovery From Surgery & Returning To UFC | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister UFC Heavyweight Shane Carwin talks positively about his recovery from surgery and returning to the UFC while on HDNet’s ‘Inside MMA’ Carwin who has not competed since his defeat to now Champion Junior Dos Santos at UFC 131 which was in June 2011. “The first thing, and this is something I’ve shared...