Archive: ufc

May 28, 2013 10:14 am

Former UFC Champion Matt Serra Explains the ‘High’ That Keeps Fighters from Retiring

Last week, former UFC welterweight champion Matt Serra reticently discussed his retirement from the sport of mixed martial arts.  Monday, on ‘The MMA Hour,’ Serra explained in a little more detail his rational for announcing his retirement when he did, and he discussed the desire that keeps older fighters hanging around the sport for years...

May 28, 2013 10:08 am

Anthony Pettis Beats The Crap Out Of Brazil’s ‘Jackass’

“La Fênix porra” Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis Anthony Pettis is getting in some training with Team Diego Moraes ahead of his title shot vs. Jose Aldo at UFC 163 on Aug. 3 in Rio de Janerio, Brazil. Moraes invited La Fênix to participate in Anthony’s training, with painful results – Rogerio couldn’t sit, Minimim couldn’t eat,...

May 28, 2013 9:58 am

UFC Saves Stockton Man from Carjacking

“I just snatched his legs and took him down. I had just put him in an armbar, he slipped right out of it. So then I got him in a rear naked choke and started rolling and squirming around. He got out of that as well. I had him in a guillotine choke. And he...

May 28, 2013 9:44 am

When are Excuses Acceptable in MMA?

UFC 160’s post fight press was filled with excuses from Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva, early stoppage complaints in particular. How many times have we heard a fighter make excuses after a loss or bad performance. But, when is it okay for a fighter to make excuses. In Dana White’s opinion it’s whenever Steve Mazzagatti refs your...

May 28, 2013 9:39 am

Pat Healy Discusses Failed Drug Test Post-UFC 159

  A great story of Strikeforce import Pat Healy beating perennial UFC top-contender Jim Miller (whilst nabbing two fight bonuses for both ‘Fight of the Night’ and ‘Submission of the Night’) became an unfortunate one as Healy failed his post-fight drug test for marijuana. The dual bonuses added up to $130,000 and were both stripped...

May 28, 2013 9:11 am

Mark Hunt Posts Photo of Broken Toe From UFC 160

  Mark Hunt battled Junior dos Santos in a classic heavyweight tilt that came to an end with a spectacular spinning-heel kick KO, that Hunt was the recipient of. Both men battled for the better part of three rounds when the knockout occurred. After the bout, Hunt stated that he had broken his toe in...

May 27, 2013 5:49 pm


Buried under the earth, lies the soldier who fought for his motherland. He did not fight for power or fame, for wealth or gain. He fought because he knew he must and he died fighting. Such is the heart of a brave soldier. BJPENN.COM salutes every soldier and the families of such who have sacrificed...

May 27, 2013 1:18 pm

UFC lightweight Reza Madadi arrested in Sweden

Ultimate Fighting Championship lightweight Reza Madadi was arrested last Friday (May 24, 2013) in Sweden, for allegedly doing a “smash and grab” at a handbag boutique in Botega Veneta. Madadi’s attorney tells (via MMA Weekly) that his client denies the charges against him. Madadi is coming off a submission win over Michael Johnson at...

May 27, 2013 10:40 am

GSP “Knows” Chris Weidman Is Going To Beat Anderson Silva

UFC welterweight champion, Georges St. Pierre, believes that with 100% certainty his training partner, Chris Weidman will defeat Anderson Silva and stop all the talks of the super fight the world has been clamoring for. UFC President Dana White took to the post-fight media scrum to reveal that revelation. “He 100%, absolutely, positively knows that...

May 27, 2013 10:32 am

Dana White Wants BJ Penn To Retire

“B.J. is too tough for his own good. B.J. might not be knocked out, but the shots B.J. took would’ve knocked out a normal human being. He’s had his head bounced off the canvas like a basketball by Matt Hughes, by Georges St-Pierre and then Rory just did it to him. B.J. Penn has left...

May 27, 2013 10:29 am

Mark Hunt Broke His Toe In First Round Against JDS & Lost His Movement

“Thanks for the support apologies about the result junior was to slick for me. Got a broken toe first round and had no movement, but like i said before if i am going out i am out on my back thanks again 1luv.” UFC heavyweight fighter MArk Hunt took to his personal Facebook shortly after...

May 27, 2013 10:26 am

PHOTO | Donald Cerrone Shows Off Nasty Cut From UFC 160 Bout

Two nasty cuts, but what’s surprising is the one on, UFC lightweight fighter, Donald Cerrone’s elbow, Ouch!! Following his UFC 160 fight against Strikeforce import, KJ Noons, Donald Cerrone posted this photograph showing his battle wounds.

May 27, 2013 10:20 am

VIDEO | Dana White: Velasquez vs. JDS III Is A No Brainer

UFC President Dana White discussed an epic night of fights at UFC 160 with UFC Tonight’s Ariel Helwani. White broke down the amazing Velasquez vs Bigfoot main event, the next big heavyweight fight and more ground breaking UFC news that will get any MMA fan excited for the future. On Velasquez’s Victory In The Main...

May 27, 2013 10:17 am

JDS Calls Kick That Dropped Hunt ‘Amazing’

“I never felt very confident to do that before, but I train that a lot in the gym. I was feeling way faster than him, so I tried it and WOW, it was amazing. It wasn’t very well-connected, so when I finished the kick I saw him going down and I enjoyed it. Like I...

May 27, 2013 10:12 am

Dana White & Cain Velasquez See No Issue In Bigfoot Stoppage

  Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva left the cage last Saturday feeling like he didn’t get a fair shot against Cain Velasquez. While he did not protest the stoppage inside the cage, he did voice his concerns during the evenings post-fight media event. UFC Heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez believes the referee made the right call. “I thought...

May 27, 2013 10:07 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones Teaching Seminar In Russia

UFC light-heavyweight champion, Jon ‘Bones’ Jones hit Russia last week and while up until now all we have seen are tweets with pictures of FEdor Emelianenko, he is apparently out there collecting some cash on the seminar circuit.

May 27, 2013 10:04 am

Forrest Griffin Talks Retirement, UFC Future and More

TUF 1 champion and former UFC light-heavyweight champion, Forrest Griffin retired from active competition last weekend following the UFC 160 pay-per-view event. In this video he explains the retirement announcement and what is next for him inside the UFC organization.

May 25, 2013 9:12 pm

UFC 160 RESULTS: Cain Velasquez defeats Bigfoot Silva via 1st round TKO

By Evan Stoumbelis (@MMAEvan) With a win over Mark Hunt, Junior Dos Santos has secured his shot at the UFC heavyweight title, now we tune in to Velasquez vs. Bigfoot II to see who JDS will be fighting. They come out quickly and Bigfoot stuffs two takedowns before getting caught and dropped. Velasquez swarms in...

May 25, 2013 8:50 pm

UFC 160 RESULTS: JDS defeats Mark Hunt via 3rd round KO

By Evan Stoumbelis (@MMAEvan) On to the next one as Mark Hunt and JDS step into the Octagon. After rocking Mark Hunt multiple times Junior Dos Santos knocked out Mark Hunt in the 3rd round via spinning back kick, who saw that coming? With the win over Mark Hunt JDS has secured himself another shot...

May 25, 2013 8:08 pm

UFC 160 RESULTS: Glover Teixeira defeats James Te Huna via submission 1st round

By Evan Stoumbelis (@MMAEvan) After TJ Grant finished Gray Maynard we move on to Glover Teixeira vs. James Te Huna. After some back and forth grappling Glover Teixeira secures a guillotine choke to submit James Te Huna in the 1st round. Glover moves up the 205 pound ladder and extends his win streak to 4...

May 25, 2013 7:51 pm

UFC 160 RESULTS: TJ Grant defeats Gray Maynard via TKO 1st round

By Evan Stoumbelis (@MMAEvan) After Donald Cerrone dominated KJ Noons it was on to Gray Maynard vs. TJ Grant. TJ Grant and Gray Maynard came out swinging from the first bell with TJ eating some shots. About halfway through the round TJ connected with a right hand to drop Maynard, TJ swarmed in while Gray...

May 25, 2013 7:34 pm

UFC 160 RESULTS: Donald Cerrone defeats KJ Noons via unanimous decision

By Evan Stoumbelis (@MMAEvan) To kick off UFC 160 Strikeforce veteran KJ Noons made his UFC debut against The Cowboy Donald Cerrone. Cerrone is coming off a KO loss to Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis this January while his opponent, the Hawaiian KJ Noons is 1-4 in his last 5, with his last fight being a loss...

May 25, 2013 7:10 pm


The prelims on FX are in the books and here’s a recap of the action. Khabib Nurmagomedov dominated Abel Trujillo on his way to a unanimous decision. Nurmagomedov came in 3 lbs over the limit, but showed no effects of the bad weight cut and literally threw Trujillo around the octagon on his way to easily winning...

May 25, 2013 1:28 pm

UFC 160: Velasquez vs. Bigfoot Main Card Live Play-By–Play & Results

UFC 160: Velasquez vs. Bigfoot goes down tonight on Pay-per-view from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. BJPENN.COM will be running a live play-by-play of the night’s pay-per-view card starting at 6:00 p.m. PT. The UFC 160 main card opens up with a lightweight bout between fan favorite, Donald Cerrone and  Strikeforce...