Archive: tuf nations

Apr 15, 2014 7:48 pm

‘TUF Nations Finale’ Gambling Odds: Is Tim Kennedy a Good Underdog Bet?

Written by Jon Kirschner | Twitter: @MMAKirschner The Odds (Favorite) Michael Bisping: -195 (Underdog) Tim Kennedy: +180 After what seemed like months of trash talk going back-and-forth between the two, Michael Bisping and Tim Kennedy will finally put an end to their feud. The rivalry started back in November 2013 when Kennedy took to Twitter...

Apr 15, 2014 2:04 pm

PHOTO’s | Bisping & Kennedy Staredown In Quebec

Today’s weigh-ins was filled with some intense staredowns. The most entertaining of which was between Michael Bisping and Tim Kennedy, tomorrow’s main event (above). Here’s the co-main:

Apr 15, 2014 1:39 pm

‘TUF Nations Finale: Bisping vs. Kennedy’ Weigh-In Results

Today’s UFC weigh-in event took place from the Colisee Pepsi in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. All fighters made weight, and Bisping and Kennedy traded words in their staredown. The Full Weigh-In Results Are As Follows: MAIN CARD: (UFC Fight Pass, 4 p.m. PT) Michael Bisping (186) vs. Tim Kennedy (186) Patrick Cote (170) vs. Kyle...

Apr 15, 2014 11:34 am

Watch Today’s TUF Nations Finale Weigh-Ins Live On BJPENN.COM (1pm PT)

BJPENN.COM and the UFC are bringing fight fans a live stream of today’s ‘The Ultimate Fighter: Nations Finale’ weigh-ins event. Today’s weigh-ins go down from the Colisee Pepsi in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. The live stream starts at 1:00 P.M. PT / 4:00 P.M. ET and can be seen using the player below. Enjoy!

Apr 15, 2014 10:21 am

Michael Bisping: ‘Kennedy’s Pushing 40, No Kids and Impotent’

Michael Bisping is known for his quick strikes and quicker wit. And when the Englishman is cheesed off, he can bung a few cheeky insults at any pikey wanker that looks at him the wrong way… know what I mean? This time around, however, Bisping seems to be taking the high road when it comes to his verbal assaults on his...

Apr 15, 2014 10:14 am

Tim Kennedy Disappointed With The Lack Of Bisping Trash-Talk

Michael Bisping is known for his ability to hurl insults and trash-talk at any opponent that even looks at him the wrong way. But coming into his fight with Tim Kennedy this Wednesday – a man who has quite possibly talked more trash than any one of Bisping’s past opponents – ‘The Count’ seems much more muted...

Apr 15, 2014 5:53 am

VIDEO | TUF Nations Finale Open Workout Highlights

Fighters from the TUF Nations Finale put on a show for fans in Quebec City before the big event on Wednesday. Headliners Tim Kennedy and Michael Bisping offer their take on the fan experience and TUF Nations finalists share their excitement.

Apr 14, 2014 9:46 pm

Bisping On Kennedy Fight: ‘I win this 10 out of 10 times’

“This is the type of guy I always beat and the trend will continue. His gameplan is going to be to close the distance and to try to get his hands on me to take me down. With my footwork, my striking ability and my takedown defense, that plan ain’t going to work. When you...

Apr 14, 2014 8:39 pm

Michael Bisping: ‘I’m Going To F*** This Idiot Up’

“I’m excited to get in there and just f–k this idiot up, honestly. He thinks that he’s played mind games and he things that he really got the upper hand. I’m a pretty intense individual and all he’s done is made me more and more intense. I’m more in the zone if you will. He’s...

Apr 14, 2014 7:52 pm

Michael Bisping’s UFC Resume Of Wins Does Not Read Like A Who’s Who

Michael Bisping debuted in the UFC at The Ultimate Fighter Finale 3 with a TKO victory over Josh Haynes to capture the title of Ultimate Fighter. Eight years later, and “The Count” is still looking for that signature win to propel him to a title shot. Bisping might get it Wednesday night when he faces...

Apr 14, 2014 6:52 pm

Stout vs. Noons Moves To Welterweight

This Wednesday on FOX Sports 1, the ‘TUF Nations Finale Prelims’ headliner between Sam Stout and KJ Noons has been changed to a welterweight bout. The two fighters were originally contracted to fight in the UFC’s 155 pound division. broke the news this afternoon with the following release: The lightweight bout originally scheduled between...

Apr 14, 2014 9:39 am

VIDEO | Kennedy Blasts Michael ‘Meatbiscuit’ Bisping In Latest Parody

Tim Kennedy and his company, Ranger Up have just revolutionized the way we look at pre-fight banter, combining state-of-the-art animation and Oscar-worthy voice acting for an experience you’ll never forget. Come hither, friends. Learn more about the one they call Meatbiscuit. The two middleweight fight this Wednesday on FOX Sports 1. (Finally!)

Apr 10, 2014 10:51 am

Bisping Wants Title Shot With Win Over Kennedy

“I think it certainly puts me right up there at the top of the list,” said Bisping as transcribed by Sherdog. “Obviously Vitor … I’m not sure what’s going on with the Nevada commission, but I think Vitor’s out for a little while, so forget about him. Obviously Machida is fighting for the belt and...

Apr 9, 2014 9:47 am

Akira Corrasani: ‘Call To Fight Poirier Like A Present’

“It was like your friend calling you and saying, ‘hey, I got this free cruise.’ It was like a present. To be somebody, you got to beat somebody. Those other fights were kind of just another fight. When there’s an element of danger, when there’s more at stake, I perform better. I thrive under those...

Apr 9, 2014 8:57 am

Leslie Smith Will Face Sarah Kaufman At TUF Nations Finale

The Ultimate Fighter Nations Finale goes down on April 16 in Quebec City. Sarah Kaufman was scheduled to face Shayna Baszler. Baszler suffered an injury. The UFC got Amanda Nunes as a replacement. Nunes then suffered a broken hand. Now, a week away, Kaufman has a third opponent lined up. Leslie Smith will make her...

Apr 8, 2014 2:16 pm

Tim Kennedy Trains For ‘Pillow Fists’ In Most Hilarious MMA Video Of All Time

The one knock against Michael Bisping, is his lack of Knock Out finishes. He has beaten and battered his opponents, he has finished many men, but 2004 was the last time he has actually put someone to sleep. Because of that, he’s been dubbed, ‘Pillow Fists’, by many of his former opponents, and for the...

Apr 8, 2014 1:56 pm

Replacement Found, Bocek Now Faces De La Torre Next Week

The injury bug is back at it. This time, taking out top UFC lightweight Evan Dunham, and forcing him to withdraw from his scheduled bout against Mark Bocek. With the TUF Nations Finale event set for next week, this last-minute injury left little time for adjustments. Luckily for Mark, the UFC brass found a suitable...

Apr 7, 2014 9:18 pm

Kennedy Responds to Bisping’s ‘Homophobic’ comments

“I’m fortunate. One, he’s a really good fighter, he’s ranked above me, he’s a longtime UFC marquee perennial contender, and I don’t like him. It’s my dream come true. It’s a great fight, I couldn’t be more excited.” “Ironically, just a couple of days ago my wife told me I should never ever dress up...

Apr 4, 2014 8:11 am

FREE FIGHT VIDEO | Bisping vs. Kang

Michael Bisping rebounds from his first-career knockout loss by finishing Denis Kang in the second round of their UFC 105 showdown. The win marked Bisping’s 12th-career knockout victory. Catch “The Count” at the TUF Nations Finale on April 16.

Apr 2, 2014 8:13 pm

Kennedy Worried About “Jerk” Bispings Health

UFC Tonight Camera’s flooded Jackson’s MMA during today’s media event and while on scene got a few clips from TUF Nations Finale Headliner, Tim Kennedy. Kennedy faces Michael Bisping this month on the ninth from Quebec, Canada. Tim Kennedy on what concerns him about his fight against Bisping: “Bisping’s health concerns me and if he’s...

Mar 13, 2014 6:30 am

Kennedy Blasts Bisping In Blog, ‘The Count’ Offers Up Rivera Treatment

Ahead of their headlining stint at the TUF Nations Finale next month, Tim Kennedy, has taken to Yahoo Sports! with a personal blog about the event. Here’s some excerpts: “I’ve wanted to fight Mike since his bout against my friend, Jorge Rivera, a little more than three years ago at UFC 127 in Sydney, Australia....

Feb 28, 2014 2:10 pm

Dustin Porier vs Akira Corassani added to TUF Nations Finale

The UFC just added a bout between two streaking featherweights to The Ultimate Fighter: Nations finale, where Dustin Porier (15-3, 7-2 UFC) will fight Akira Corassani (12-3, 3-0 UFC). Dave Deibert of Postmedia News first announced the bout. While both fighters are on winning streaks, the match up is a bit odd. Porier is number...