Archive: ufc

May 19, 2014 6:32 am

‘Countdown To UFC 173: Barao vs. Dillashaw’ (Full Episode)

Countdown goes inside the training camps of six determined fighters set to take the stage at UFC 173 on May 24. Undisputed bantamweight champion Renan Barao will put his massive unbeaten streak on the line against Team Alpha Male prospect TJ Dillashaw.

May 19, 2014 6:31 am

Ellenberger: ‘Rousey absolutely could beat a lot of guys in the UFC’

“She could and she would. I’ve known her for a few years but what really stands out with her is she works harder than most people in this sport. Male or female, it doesn’t matter. She’s always in the gym whether she has a fight coming up or not. And it shows. There’s no secret...

May 19, 2014 6:31 am

FREE FIGHT VIDEO | Robbie Lawler vs. Josh Koscheck

Making his return to the Octagon at UFC 157, “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler finishes wrestler Josh Koscheck in the very first round to begin a three-fight win streak for Lawler, who faces Jake Ellenberger at UFC 173.

May 19, 2014 6:16 am

Rebney Bashes UFC Pay-Per-Views, Says They Don’t Even Belong On FOX Sports 1

“I used to watch the UFC years ago, and I used to buy pay-per-views when they were significant and every pay-per-view had big fights on it, but that’s not the case anymore. They do one every three weeks, and some of them, I’m like, ‘I wouldn’t watch that if it was on (FOX Sports 1).’”...

May 17, 2014 1:13 pm

Vitor Belfort Training Side-By-Side With His Son

Former UFC champion, Vitor ‘The Phenom’ Belfort is sharpening up his boxing skills alongside his son at Mundo Boxing. The caption reads, “Me And my boy my best friend @davibelfort with maestro #Pedro diaz @mundoboxing @boomonday @cezarmutante @cosmoalexandre @gilbertdurinho #training2win”

May 17, 2014 12:51 pm

Wineland Considering Retirement Following Recent Loss

“I never wanted to go through this again, and now I surely don’t ever want to go through it again. It was the most miserable time of my life.” … “I’ve got some serious thinking to do,” he said. “I’m just not so sure the juice is worth the squeeze. I just need to take a...

May 17, 2014 12:45 pm

Rampage Jackson Honored With Official ‘Rampage Day’ In Memphis

Former UFC light-heavyweight champion and proud Memphis-Tennessean, Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson was honored this week in his home town with an honorary ‘Rampage Day’ by the mayor. “Thanks to the Mayor of Memphis (AC Wharton,Jr.),” said Rampage on Instagram. “Today and all day is now named Rampage Jackson day!! Thanks city of Memphis.. No matter where...

May 17, 2014 12:37 pm

UFC’s Brandon Thatch Wants To Punch Justin Bieber In The Face

“I don’ think there are many actors I’d punch in the face, but I’d definitely punch Justin Bieber. I think he’s done some acting in his time, if you can call it that. I think he’s a very disrespectful punk and pretty much garbage. Someone needs to smack him around a little bit.” In a...

May 17, 2014 12:21 pm

Hendo: ‘The NSAC is either uneducated or just don’t care’ about PED’s & TRT

UFC Fighter Dan Henderson shares his thoughts about the testosterone replacement therapy ban in Nevada on AXS TV’s Inside MMA. “Tackle the problems of people abusing – they’re going to abuse drugs no matter what. And the guys they already tested more than anyone else, they kind of dropped the hammer on them instead of...

May 16, 2014 8:47 pm

Shogun Carjacked, Robbed & Left Naked In Brazilian Streets

  Former UFC light-heavyweight champion, Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua had a recent scare in Brazil when left on the streets missing his attire, his money and his car. His manager, Eduardo Alonso broke it down to PVT: “We were in Rio de Janeiro with Demain (Maia) and we went to dinner with Mauricio at a restaurant....

May 16, 2014 7:48 pm

Nate Diaz: ‘I Want The Matt Brown Fight’

  “I want the Matt Brown fight. That’s what I’m looking for. I’m trying to fight the baddest motherfuckers out there. I’m not trying to fight some lame ass fighter that they’re trying to build off of me. “My brother is retired. So if this guy wants to fight a Diaz, he’s got to fight...

May 16, 2014 1:48 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Dhiego Lima’s TUF 19, Episode 5 Blog

Fresh off the fifth episode of ‘TUF 19: Penn vs. Edgar’, Atlanta’s Dhiego Lima, Team Edgar’s second pick, walks us through his first hand experience of what was seen on the show. Dhiego is one of the top prospects from this season’s ‘Ultimate Fighter’ reality series and will be blogging for BJPENN.COM each week following the...

May 16, 2014 12:59 pm

STILL AT IT – Kaufman & Eye Engage In Twitter Beef (Part 2)

Yesterday we ran a long twitter transcript between Jessica Eye, Sarah Kaufman and Miesha Tate. Today we have more of the same. Check it: @jessicaevileye @davinalexmma @CamYallits what's a snag? — Sarah Kaufman (@mmasarah) May 16, 2014 @jessicaevileye @mmagenius05 346? — Sarah Kaufman (@mmasarah) May 16, 2014

May 16, 2014 12:47 pm

T.J. Dillashaw-The SHOOT!

T.J. Dillashaw looks to bring back the UFC Bantamweight title belt back to Team Alpha Male as he takes on current Champion Renan Barao at UFC 173 at The MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 24th in Las Vegas.

May 16, 2014 10:30 am

BATTLE OF THE BELLIES – Hunt Favors Roy Nelson As Next Opponent

Mark Hunt said that he’s ready to go and he’s already eyeing another big, bad, heavyweight. Last week on UFC Tonight, the idea that Mark Hunt could be facing Roy “Big Country” Nelson in Japan was put out, suggesting that everyone was just waiting on a clear bill of health from both fighters (both are...

May 16, 2014 10:27 am

Tito Ortiz Supports Idea of Union for Fighters

The words “Tito Ortiz” and “soft spoken” are rarely ever in a sentence together, and as you can guess (especially with a new fight just on the horizon) he has a lot to say to the media about the UFC and the sport. Tito took time out this week to speak with Middle Easy about...

May 15, 2014 9:06 pm

PHOTO’s | Behind-The-Scenes Of Ronda Rousey’s ESPN Special

UFC bantamweight champion, Ronda Rousey has been filming a special with the Mundo sisters for ESPN. She recently took to her instagram to share some behind the scenes moments with us. Check it: The caption reads, “Behind the scenes making an Espn short film with the Mundo sisters – photo cred Danny Lewin” The caption...

May 15, 2014 8:52 pm

PHOTO | Daniel Cormier Rests Up In Hyperbaric Chamber

He doesn’t really tell us why, but UFC 173 fighter Daniel Cormier is using a hyperbaric chamber near his home in San Jose. The UFC light-heavyweight faces Dan Henderson at UFC 173. Hyperbaric chambers are used to treat a long list of ailments, including sports injuries. The caption reads, “Spent some time yesterday at bay...

May 15, 2014 5:57 pm

Fire Forces Liddell’s Departure From Home

Don’t freak out! ‘The Ice Man’ is safe and sound at his local fire department following a scare with fire and downed electrical lines near his Dwelling in Los Angeles. Chuck tells it best: “Power line just snapped in front of my house and started a fire, waiting with firestation 68 for the Edison folks...