Archive: ufc

Apr 17, 2014 2:14 pm

Dana White Talks Diaz Brothers: This Will Be A Sad Story When We Look Back

By Evan Stoumbelis Last night, UFC President Dana White touched on (during his post-fight media scrum) the interesting situation he finds himself in with two of MMA’s most popular fighters, the Diaz Brothers. After Gilbert Melendez renegotiated his UFC contract, fellow teammate Nate Diaz unsuccessfully tried to do the same thing. Shortly after that Nick...

Apr 17, 2014 1:04 pm

Chuck Liddell: ‘To me, pre-fight touching is not OK’

Chuck Liddell, one of the most popular MMA fighters in the UFC and a man known for being hard intimidate and carrying heavy hands, spoke to MMAjunkie recently about the increasing amount of pre-fight brawls between slated fighters. If you are already marked to fight each other in the ring, why get worked up before...

Apr 17, 2014 12:54 pm

VIDEO | Watch Dana White’s ‘TUF Nations Finale’ Media Scrum

UFC president Dana White meets with the media following the Ultimate Fighter Finale in Quebec City. Topics include: Gina Carano, Big Nog’s future, UFC in Mexico, and why Ronda is on the UFC 175 card against Alexis Davis. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Apr 17, 2014 11:00 am

MMA Journalist Chokes Out Violent Passenger On Plane

  Glory 15, which took place this past weekend in Turkey, had quite an ending. Tyrone Spong threw a hard low kick at opponent Gohan Saki, and “Anderson Silva’d” his own leg, breaking it in half when the bone came into contact with Saki’s lower knee. Thankfully for those watching the fight, Spong’s ankle wraps took some of the...

Apr 17, 2014 10:38 am

EXCLUSIVE | Dhiego Lima’s TUF 19, Episode 1 Blog

Fresh off the debut 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 last night’s 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...

Apr 17, 2014 10:35 am

Jones And Management Deny Homophobic Rant On Instagram

Jon Jones is certainly no stranger to controversy. Although, his newest problem is a new animal entirely.According to his Instagram account, Jones made several homophobic comments towards a Swedish fan on Instagram. However, both Jon Jones and his manager Malki Kawa stated on Twitter that the comments were made by someone who found the lost phone...

Apr 17, 2014 9:23 am

Three Fighters Removed From UFC Roster

The ever-revolving doors at the UFC have pushed three more veterans out of the promotion. Following losses, Ronny Markes, Thiago Perpetuo, and Rafaello Oliveira have been removed from the UFC’s on-line list of fighters. This action usually signifies a UFC release. Markes dropped two straight inside the UFC to Yoel Romero and Thiago Santos. Perpetuo...

Apr 16, 2014 11:09 pm

‘TUF 19: Penn vs. Edgar’ Episode 1 Recap

The show begins with a brief introduction of the two coaches, Frankie Edgar and BJ Penn. The coaches are respectful to each other; Penn explains that he bears no ill-will towards Edgar, and that he’s just happy to be able to fight him again. Edgar is also happy to fight Penn again, and looks forward...

Apr 16, 2014 10:03 pm

.gif’s | ‘TUF 19: Penn vs. Edgar’ Episode 1 Fight Replays

The first episode of ‘The Ultimate Fighter 19: Penn vs. Edgar’ is in the books and the entry fights were pretty spectacular. If you missed tonight’s show, you need to check your local listing for the replay, but while you wait, here’s some highlights: (Props To KJ from     Share Tweet Email +1...

Apr 16, 2014 8:29 pm

.gif | Kennedy Outpoints Bisping To Earn Win (Full Highlights)

Earlier tonight on FOX Sports 1, Michael Bisping and Tim Kennedy went to war for five straight rounds. In the end, Kennedy turned in a fantastic performance and in doing so earned a decision victory over the count. Here it is: See more .gif’s here. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Apr 16, 2014 6:21 pm

‘TUF Nations Finale’ Results: Cote Tops Noke in Unanimous Decision Performance

Patrick Cote impressed throughout the fight and implemented his gameplan whenever he truly concentrated on it. Patrick Cote hit a takedown in the first round and opted to stay busy in Kyle Noke’s guard. He pitter-pattered with hammerfists and caught Noke off guard with some huge elbows. Noke worked off his back, though, and tried...

Apr 16, 2014 3:29 pm

‘TUF Nations Finale’ Results: Kaufman Picks Up Easy Decision Win Over Smith

Sarah Kaufman was supposed to fight two other fighters before Leslie Smith became her official opponent. Shayna Baszler and Amanda Nunes both suffered injuries which led to the signing of Leslie Smith. She previously lost to Kaufman at ‘Invicta FC 5: Penne vs. Waterson’ almost exactly a year ago. Smith fought well for someone who...

Apr 16, 2014 2:30 pm

‘TUF Nations Finale’ Results: Roop Beats Kimura, Picks up 5th Decision of the Night

The Fox Sports 1 preliminary card kicked off with a bantamweight bout between Dustin Kimura and George Roop. Roop and Kimura seemed to be evenly matched throughout the fight as they exchanged grappling advantages throughout the round. Roop closed out the first five minutes in Kimura’s guard and locked up the round while Kimura did...

Apr 16, 2014 2:01 pm

‘TUF Nations Finale’ Results: Bocek Edges De La Torre in Split Decision Win

Mark Bocek was pushing a high-octane pace from the get-go and it almost looked like Mike De La Torre was going to be outclassed throughout the entire fight. However, De La Torre started to find his range and landed some impressive shots on Bocek himself. The back-and-forth exchanges between the two made for an exciting...

Apr 16, 2014 1:37 pm

‘TUF Nations Finale’ Results: Taleb Dominates Grujic, Gets Decision Victory

Nordine Taleb proved the bookies right when they labeled him as a -235 favorite. His bout with fellow “TUF Nations: Canada vs. Australia” cast-mate Vik Grujic was extremely one sided. Taleb looked to be cautious in his attack in the first round, but it soon became evident that he was waiting for Grujic to attack...