Archive: ufc 171

Jun 30, 2014 6:35 am

Jury agrees to fight Diaz, Nate still waiting for his money

Surging UFC lightweight contender Myles Jury (14-0 MMA, 5-0 UFC) is looking for a fight that will boost him into title contention. Apparently, the UFC has offered “Fury” a match against former lightweight title contender Nate Diaz. However, the Stockton Slugger has yet to sign on the dotted line. With that said, Jury took to his twitter yesterday...

Jun 27, 2014 12:35 pm

Kelvin Gastelum ‘still trying to figure out’ weight cut down to 170lbs

The Ultimate Fighter Season 17 winner Kelvin Gastelum (8-0 MMA, 3-0 UFC) is preparing for his co-main event bout with Nico Musoke at this weekend’s “UFC Fight Night 44” event in San Antonio. The young welterweight fighter recently revealed that he can get as heavy as 200-225 pounds when not in camp and that he...

May 20, 2014 1:01 pm

Carlos Condit: Knee is healing nicely, but no timetable for return

Former UFC interim welterweight champion Carlos Condit recently took to twitter to give his fans an update on his injured knee. Here is what “The Natural Born Killer” had to say: @CarlosCondit: “For all the people asking, the knee is healing really nicely. Rehab is going great. No clue when I’ll compete again though.” Condit...

Apr 4, 2014 8:02 pm

Georges St-Pierre Wants To Help Carlos Condit With Knee Injury

  Will Georges St-Pierre come back, will he not come back? That is the question. The answer, so far, really depends on who you ask. According to GSP’s former trainer, Greg Jackson, he probably will. Jackson touched on that question while speaking with Sportsnet’s UFC Central. Jackson mentioned another interesting bit of information, regarding GSP...

Mar 31, 2014 5:47 am

QUICK TWITT | Condit’s Miraculous Post-Surgery View

During his fight against Tyron Woodley, former UFC interim-welterweight champion, Carlos Condit, tore his ACL. It’s a common injury in Mixed Martial Arts, but at least Carlos has a great view after his surgery to repair the knee. Check it: All laid up… But the view ain't bad http://t.co/Pxb60oLROP — Carlos Condit (@CarlosCondit) March 30,...

Mar 25, 2014 6:40 pm

Three Out Indefinitely After UFC 171

The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation announced on Tuesday that three fighters from UFC 171 received indefinite medical suspensions due to injuries. The most notable among the trio is welterweight Carlos Condit. Condit suffered a knee injury in the second round of his co-main event fight with Tyron Woodley. Condit needed surgery after sustaining...

Mar 24, 2014 5:33 pm

POLL RESULTS: Who Should Hendricks Fight Next?

After a week and 8,500 votes, you guys have spoken. On the heels of the UFC 171 event that crowned ,Johny Hendricks, as the new UFC welterweight champion, we took to our polls here at BJPENN.COM to see who you guys wanted to see in against Johny next. We gave you guys six-fighters to choose...

Mar 24, 2014 3:29 pm

PHOTO | Beardless Johny Hendricks After Surgery

Following his title-winning effort at UFC 171 against Robbie Lawler, newly minted UFC welterweight champion, Johny Hendricks, was forced to go under the knife for a torn bicep. According to the champ, surgery was a success and as he stated previously, he’s expecting to make a return to the cage this fall. Here’s Hendricks: Surgery...

Mar 20, 2014 8:41 am

QUICK TWITT | Lombard Already Up To 213 Pounds From 170 Last Weekend

As part of the welterweight-heavy UFC 171 event last weekend, Hector Lombard made a win over Jake Shields look easy. The former Bellator middleweight champion, seems to have found a new spark in the UFC’s 170 pound division and he’s making weight, seemingly, with no issue. surprising enough, the American Top Team fighter, lost a...

Mar 20, 2014 7:53 am

Tyrone Woodley Would be “Furious” at Nick Diaz Title Shot

With the number one contender spot in the UFC Welterweight division still up for grabs, Tyrone Woodley, who most recently defeated Carlos Condit, took to the MMA Hour to make his case for the next title shot. While he acknowledges that other fighters in the division all have at least a somewhat valid claim to...

Mar 19, 2014 8:29 pm

VIDEO | Joe Rogan OnThe Evolution Of The MMA Fighter

UFC commentator, Joe Rogan, discusses that special spark in some athletes that allows them to succeed inside the UFC’s Octagon. The clip is an outtake from Conor McGregor’s upcoming documentary. Enjoy!

Mar 19, 2014 7:45 pm

Confirmed: Condit Tore ACL In UFC 171 Bout

Last weekend’s UFC 171 co-main event between, Carlos Condit and Tyron Woodley, ended prematurely when Condit fell to the mat suffering from an injured knee. (Replay HERE) Up until tonight, we had no clue what the diagnosis was, but now in a statement on UFC Tonight, it appears as if he tore the ACL. Here it...

Mar 19, 2014 9:55 am

Johny Hendricks Injured, Goes In For Surgery Monday

Newly crowned UFC welterweight champion, Johny Hendricks, was right when he told the media he thought something was wrong with his arm. Apparently, it’s a torn Bicep. While appearing on Los Angeles Radio station, KROQ, this morning, the champ confirmed that he will go into surgery on Monday to repair the muscle and rehab should...

Mar 19, 2014 9:28 am

Woodley Not Happy With Rogan Commentary

“They’re punishing you for being physically fit. I think Joe Rogan is horrendous for his commentary that he did for that fight. Everything was, ‘Oh, Tyron threw a hard bomb but Carlos took it. He’s got such a great chin. Oh, Tyron has a takedown. Look at Carlos. He’s doing the mission impossible guard [mission...

Mar 19, 2014 8:43 am

305,000 Tune In For UFC 171 Prelims On FS2

Last Saturday’s UFC 171 event crowned our new welterweight champion. You didn’t have to tune in to FOX Sports 2 to catch this historic moment, you just had to fork out enough coin to buy the pay-per-view. However, there were fights on FOX Sports 2 as well last Saturday. As part of the lead up...

Mar 18, 2014 7:05 pm

GSP to Hendricks: You want to fight me? Stick around for a bit

Former UFC champion Georges St. Pierre recently appeared as a guest on Ariel Helwani’s “The MMA HOUR,” where he discussed this past Saturday’s title fight between Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler, which was for the welterweight strap that he vacated just months ago: “I was just watching it as a fan and it was a...

Mar 18, 2014 11:33 am

POLL | Who Should Hendricks Fight Next?

The Hendricks’ title reign started last weekend when Johny successfully captured UFC gold in the main event of UFC 171. With GSP out of the picture, and a new champion in place, the UFC’s welterweight division is now alive and thriving. There are several eligible fighters chomping at the bit to get the first crack...

Mar 18, 2014 11:03 am

Big Changes To BJPENN.COM Rankings

By Evan Stoumbelis March has been a busy month for the UFC, with 3 events in 3 weeks, and another this Sunday, several changes were made to our BJPENN.com rankings, mostly in the welterweight division. Below are the changes that have been made, and as always, head on over to the rankings section of our...