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...

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 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...

Mar 18, 2014 9:27 am

Robbie Lawler Regrets Not Being More Aggressive Against Hendricks

“I saw his legs buckle a little bit, but he recovered pretty fast, and he was throwing back. He’s a dangerous opponent, and once again, maybe I should’ve pressed a little bit more and took the fight to him a little earlier… I would go out there and finish him this time. I should’ve done...

Mar 17, 2014 6:17 am

Carlos Condit Suffered Torn Meniscus And Possible Torn ACL

This past Saturday at UFC 171 the fight between welterweights Carlos Condit and Tyron Woodley ended abruptly in the second round. Condit was in pain after a takedown by Woodley, and shortly after that he ate a leg kick that caused him to spin. While spinning, his right leg got twisted and he fell to...

Mar 17, 2014 6:15 am

Johny Hendricks vs Robbie Lawler Break Records In UFC 171 Main Event

If you missed UFC 171 this past Saturday than boy did you miss a good one. Yes, the year so far as been a very decision heavy one for UFC events, but UFC 171 delivered in more ways than one. Most of the fights were extremely entertaining, even the ones that did go the distance...

Mar 17, 2014 6:13 am

Diego Sanchez Blames UFC 171 Loss On Bad Steak Tartare…

  UFC veteran and current lightweight lost this past Saturday at UFC 171 to Myles Jury. The fight went the distance but Jury was clearly the winner after three rounds. Sanchez allowed Jury to bust up his face and get multiple takedowns. Although Sanchez seemed himself during the walkout, sporting his signature mean face and...

Mar 17, 2014 4:50 am

VIDEO | Nick Diaz: “I’m ready to fight!” – Wants To Whoop Johny Hendricks

“I’m ready to go, I’m ready to fight. It’s a good time, seasonally. I’m kind of seasonal. Right now, this summer, this whole year, a fresh start, I’m ready to fight. I think I can win. I’ve had pretty good training this year, regardless no fights, no camps. I’ve jumped in and out of other...

Mar 17, 2014 4:45 am

New UFC Champ Hendricks Wants A Rematch With GSP

Fresh off his title-winning victory at Saturday’s UFC 171 event, newly minted welterweight champion, Johny Hendricks is already wanting to rewind it back and fight GSP in a rematch. “…I’d like to fight Georges again. I think it would be fun. We had a good match,” said the UFC champ at the UFC 171 post-fight...

Mar 17, 2014 4:40 am

Woodley: Condit Injury Doesn’t Take Away From UFC 171 Win

“I was dominating Carlos Condit, which is a hard thing to do. I surprised him with the leg kick. He wasn’t expecting it because he’s the leg kicker. So for me to go out there and chop his leg down … his knee got injured from getting taken down, from a great, timed double leg....