Archive: TUF 18

Nov 13, 2013 5:00 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Gamburyan on TUF, Siver and Cole Miller

Manny Gamburyan, a former challenger to Jose Aldo’s WEC title and an Ultimate Fighter runner-up was on BJPENN.COM radio to talk about a myriad of subjects, including: being a coach on this season’s TUF for Team Rousey, his Dec. 28th fight against Dennis Silver, and his thoughts on his last opponent, Cole Miller’s attempt to...

Nov 12, 2013 1:11 pm

EXCLUSIVE (Part 2) | Manny Gamburyan on TUF 18 & Ronda’s Public Image Hit

Yesterday we released part 1 of Manny Gamburyan’s BJPENN.COM Radio Exclusive Interview where he addressed the ongoing saga with former opponent Cole Miller. In today’s part 2 ‘The Anvil” discussed all things Ronda Rousey and The Ultimate Fighter season 18. As part of Rousey’s coaching staff, Gamburyan was privy to all the happenings in the...

Nov 12, 2013 6:00 am

Tate Beats Out Rousey In Fan Voting For EA Game Cover

Surprise, surprise! Even with twice the Twitter followers, UFC bantamweight champion, Ronda Rousey was unable to defeat her career nemesis Miesha Tate in the first round of the cover vote (via fan’s choice) for the new EA Sports UFC video game. This means “Cupcake” will now advance to the second round, and face a stiff...

Nov 11, 2013 10:36 am

Dana White Responds To Backlash Towards Rousey: ‘She’s The Reason Women Fight in UFC’

“Hate her or not,” UFC President Dana White said about women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, “the reason all these girls fight in the UFC is because of her.”  White responded to the criticism Rousey has received after her coaching role on the latest season of the UFC’s realitiy-television show, ‘The Ultimate Fighter.’   By Christopher...

Nov 11, 2013 10:01 am

QUICK TWITT | ‘Cyborg’ Blasts Rousey: ‘If She Can Beat Cain, Why Not Fight Me?’

Ever since she said she can beat Cain Velasquez, Ronda Rousey has found herself under fire with fans and select members of the media. Ronda’s career nemesis, Cris ‘Cyborg’, recently came out through her official facebook page questioning the logic behind Rousey’s statement. Check it: “It’s amazing to me that Rhonda is talking about her...

Nov 7, 2013 10:15 am

EXCLUSIVE | Louis Fisette’s TUF 18 Fighter Blog Week 10

Louis “Petit Pain” Fisette (6-1 MMA) is one of the youngest talents in MMA’s rich 135-pound division. The 23 year-old Canadian bantamweight is a contestant on this season of (TUF:18) The Ultimate Fighter: Tate vs. Rousey. Here is what Louis had to say about Week 9 of his ‘TUF’ experience: In this week’s episode, we...

Oct 31, 2013 2:40 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Louis Fisette’s TUF 18 Fighter Blog Week 8

Louis “Petit Pain” Fisette (6-1 MMA) is one of the youngest talents in MMA’s rich 135-pound division. The 23 year-old Canadian bantamweight is a contestant on this season of (TUF:18) The Ultimate Fighter: Tate vs. Rousey. Here is what Louis had to say about Week 8 of his ‘TUF’ experience: This weeks episode is really hectic!...

Oct 31, 2013 1:25 pm

QUICK TWITT | TUF Fighter Who Missed Weight Gets Six-Figure Contract Out Of WSOF

Last night it was revealed on The Ultimate Fighter season 18 that Team Tate’s top male pick had missed weight in his quarter-final bout and was ejected from the show, house and tournament by a very irate UFC President. Having likely squashed all hopes of being a UFC fighter, Cody Bollinger was fortunate enough to...

Oct 28, 2013 1:26 pm

Kaufman: Tate playing it smart, Rousey needs to grow up

  It would stand to reason that Sarah Kaufman is keeping an eye on The Ultimate Fighter Season 18. A perennial contender in the 135-pound division, Kaufman could fight either coach, UFC bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey or challenger Miesha Tate, in the future. BloodyElbow caught up with Kaufman after her split decision loss to Jessica...

Oct 28, 2013 11:46 am

TUF’s Peggy Morgan: Ronda is bat crap crazy

The towering TUF 18 competitor, Peggy Morgan, recently took to her TUF blog to discuss the relationship between TUF coaches, Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate. Check it out: Ronda hates Miesha everywhere and all of the time. For example: We’re chilling in the Team Rousey locker room before practice and Miesha walks past and calls...

Oct 24, 2013 12:07 pm

Rousey vs. Tate on TUF Almost Got Nixed By Ronda’s Legal Team

Last night’s episode of The Ultimate Fighter was a recap show filled with commentary and narration from the UFC boss Dana White and TUF coaches Ronda and Miesha. The Majority of the episode gave first hand recounts of the action thus far in the house and TUF tournament, but a small portion went to explaining...

Oct 24, 2013 6:27 am

Miesha Tate: I will seriously shoot myself in the face if Ronda armbars me again

Miesha Tate (13-4 MMA, 0-1 UFC) recently appeared on MMA Fight Corner Radio, where she discussed the keys to defeating her UFC 168 opponent, Ronda Rousey (7-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC), whom she lost her Strikeforce belt to back in early 2012: “For one, not being too emotional,” said Tate. “I think that was the biggest...

Oct 22, 2013 10:26 am

Korean Zombie Asks UFC to Ban ‘Rising Sun’ Logo

Chan Sung Jung, the UFC featherweight fighter popularly known as ‘The Korean Zombie,’ took to Facebook in March to inform UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre of the social implications behind the ‘Rising Sun’ symbol that decorated a gi he wore at UFC 158.  After seeing the symbol worn by UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey...

Oct 21, 2013 12:35 pm

Dana White Claims BJ Penn is ‘almost’ On Weight Already

A few weeks ago we announced that BJ Penn will be returning to the cage as the UFC’s latest addition to their featherweight division. Having contested his last four-bouts at 170 pounds, MMA fans and pundits have been wondering how the former two-division champion will handle the cut down two weight classes. With ‘The Ultimate...