Archive: ufc

Mar 10, 2014 1:35 pm

PHOTO | The Korean Zombie Gets Married Wearing UFC Gloves

There are ‘company men’ and then there are ‘COMPANY MEN’. UFC featherweight fighter, Chang Sung Jung is definitely a ‘COMPANY MAN’, as evidenced by this tweet from his recent wedding. Check it: Married tomorrow. pic.twitter.com/OdkTpQiqnG — Chan Sung Jung (@KoreanZombieMMA) March 7, 2014

Mar 10, 2014 12:16 pm

Hunt Not Fighting For Money, Wants A UFC Title Shot

“It’s not about money for me. I’m in it for a shot at the title. I don’t want to be just fighting for the sake of fighting. My goal is to be the best fighter on the planet. I don’t give a stuff what anyone else thinks, I just want an opportunity to fight for...

Mar 10, 2014 11:58 am

Dos Anjos Hoping UFC on FOX 11 Win Over Khabib Enough To Earn Title Shot

“I hope that a win over [Nurmagomedov] gives me a chance for the title. I’ve been working hard for that and it will be six wins in a roll. A win over Khabib will be a big step forward. Khabilov is a thought opponent, but the fight against Khabib makes more sense for me… I’m...

Mar 10, 2014 11:52 am

Dana White Says Cormier Will Get Winner Of Gustafsson vs. Bones/Glover Winner

Make no ‘Bones’ about it, Daniel Cormier, moved down to the UFC’s light-heavyweight division, solely to earn a title shot. He may have had his wish if Rashad Evans didn’t get injured, resulting in the cancellation of their scheduled bout. Gustafsson’s victory last weekend, put a further delay in Cormier’s contention, but the UFC boss...

Mar 10, 2014 11:41 am

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighters React To Gustafsson’s K.O. Over Manuwa

Last weekend in London, Alexander Gustafsson proved to the world that he’s the rightful title challenger in the UFC’s light-heavyweight division. It took the Swede just minutes into the second round for him to find his range and dismantle a battered and previously unbeaten, Jimi Manuwa. After the fight, the MMA world took to twitter...

Mar 10, 2014 11:30 am

VIDEO | Zingano Willing To Fight Cyborg Or Rousey

“I think a fight against Cyborg would be fun… When the time comes, I’m going to be ready, absolutely. I feel strong, I feel like I’m gonna come out ready to fight. I know Ronda had said something about maybe fighting in the end of the summer and I think that sounds pretty good to...

Mar 10, 2014 10:57 am

Lorenzo Fertitta: ‘We took and used the WWE’s business model for the UFC’

“It wasn’t about their product, it was about their business model, they had become very astute at selling their product and getting people to buy pay-per-views (PPV) by using free television. When we started, we had no traditional free press. Nobody was covering us, no one took us seriously as a sport. Therefore we had...

Mar 8, 2014 7:17 pm

Dana White: ‘Guillard ran the whole fight’

“There’s no doubt Melvin ran the entire fight and was incredibly passive, the complete opposite of how he used to fight. There was a lot of smack talk leading up to that fight, and those are the fights that everybody gets excited about, and nine times out of 10 they end up like tonight. Those...

Mar 8, 2014 4:20 pm

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | Dana White’s UFC Fight Night London Post-Fight Media Scrum

Our boys over at WhoaTV are on the ground in London and thanks to them, we have Dana White’s post-fight media scrum. Enjoy! We have teamed up with the great guys over at Whoa TV to bring our BJPENN.COM audience the best coverage from overseas. Follow them here and here. See more of our Exclusive...

Mar 8, 2014 4:19 pm

Dana White Confirms Gustafsson Gets Jones vs. Glover Winner

Following his dominant, double-bonus earning win over Jimi Manuwa, Alexander Gustafsson was confirmed as the next title challenger in the UFC’s light-heavyweight division. “If Jones wins, we have a nasty rematch,” UFC President Dana White said at today’s post-fight press conference. “If he doesn’t, then it’s [Gustafsson] and Glover Teixeira.” Gustafsson faced Jon Jones in...

Mar 8, 2014 3:30 pm

.gif | REPLAY – Gustafsson’s Brutal KO Over Jimi Manuwa

Earlier this afternoon the UFC took to their subscription based platform, UFC Fight Pass, to broadcast, ‘UFC Fight Night 37: Gustafsson vs. Manuwa’. In the main event, Alexander Gustafsson solidified his status as number one contender with this brutal finish over Jimi Manuwa: Want more .gif replays? Just click HERE.

Mar 8, 2014 3:29 pm

.gif | REPLAY – Johnson’s One-Sided Handling Of Melvin Guillard

Earlier this afternoon the UFC took to their subscription based platform, UFC Fight Pass, to broadcast, ‘UFC Fight Night 37: Gustafsson vs. Manuwa’. In the co-main event, Michael Johnson proved he belongs in the division elite with his impressive victory over Melvin Guillard. Want more .gif replays? Just click HERE.

Mar 8, 2014 3:28 pm

.gif | REPLAY – Gunnar Nelson’s Nasty Choke Against Omari Akhmedov

Earlier this afternoon the UFC took to their subscription based platform, UFC Fight Pass, to broadcast, ‘UFC Fight Night 37: Gustafsson vs. Manuwa’. In one of the featured bouts of the night, Gunnar Nelson made short work of his Russian counterpart and quickly nabbed his neck to get a submission victory in the first round:...

Mar 8, 2014 3:27 pm

.gif | REPLAY – Luke Barnatt’s Brutal First Round Finish

Earlier this afternoon the UFC took to their subscription based platform, UFC Fight Pass, to broadcast, ‘UFC Fight Night 37: Gustafsson vs. Manuwa’. In one of the featured bouts on the night’s preliminary card, Luke Barnatt kept his unblemished record intact and successfully took out Mats Nilsson with Strikes. Want more .gif replays? Just click...

Mar 8, 2014 3:26 pm

.gif | REPLAY – Gaudinot’s Neck Strangling First Round Submission

Earlier this afternoon the UFC took to their subscription based platform, UFC Fight Pass, to broadcast, ‘UFC Fight Night 37: Gustafsson vs. Manuwa’. In one of the featured bouts on the night’s preliminary card, TUF veteran Louis Gaudinot started off the night with a quick and brutal submission victory. Want more .gif replays? Just click...

Mar 8, 2014 3:13 pm

UFC Fight Night 37 Bonuses: Gustaffson Doubles Up, Two More Take Home $50k

After a great afternoon of fights on UFC Fight Pass, three fighters picked up bonus money for their efforts in London. The Fight of the Night Award went to main event fighters Alexander Gustaffson and Jimi Manuwa, who put on an exciting, fast paced fight that ended in the second frame, when Gustafsson connected with...

Mar 8, 2014 2:15 pm

New UFC Fight Pass Broadcast Team Offers Breath of Fresh Air

MMA fans who weren’t paying attention to the announcement of a new European/UFC Fight Pass commentating team might have been surprised at hearing voices other than the standard “B-Team” of Jon Anik and Kenny Florian when today’s Fight Pass card started. However, it quickly became apparent that this new team, consisting of former UFC Welterweight...

Mar 8, 2014 12:28 pm

UFC Fight Night 37 Results: Nelson Dominates, Submits Akhmedov In Round 1

In the first fight of the main card, welterweights Gunnar Nelson (pictured) and Omari Akhmedov met in the Octagon. Nelson’s karate style proved successful, when he dropped Akhmedov in the first round with a straight left. Nelson gained full mount and beat Akhmedov up with elbows for the majority of the round, leaving the Russian...

Mar 8, 2014 11:48 am

UFC Fight Night 37 Results: Latifi Gets The Quick Submission Win In Round 1

After a disappointing start to his UFC career, Swedish fighter Ilir Latifi, proved the doubters wrong in today’s UFC Fight Night 37 Preliminary Card Headliner. In front of a Swede friendly crowd, the wrestling based fighter did what he does best and finished quickly with a tight choke during a grappling exchange. For the first...