Archive: ufc

May 25, 2013 1:23 pm

UFC 160: Velasquez vs. Bigfoot Preliminary 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 preliminary card starting at 3:30 p.m. PT. The UFC 160 preliminary card opens up with a featherweight bout between Jeremy Stephens and Estevan...

May 25, 2013 12:40 pm

EDITORIAL | Cain Still Reaching for “Legendary Champion” Status

By JAKE CHASTAIN | The world of MMA is a very harsh place. The saying, “he landed a lucky punch” never seemed to hold more weight than it does inside the UFC octagon. The rise and fall from fame and stardom can be extremely fast and unexpected, almost identical to a rollercoaster. Just ask Cain Velasquez....

May 25, 2013 12:11 pm

Daniel Cormier Responds to Jon Jones, Ready to Fight Tomorrow

UFC heavyweight Daniel Cormier spoke with fans at yesterday’s UFC 160 Q & A, during which he responded to some talk about- and from- the UFC’s light heavyweight champion, Jon Jones.   Cormier introduced the topic, saying that he had been on “Twitter and Jon Jones took another shot at me.  He does it all...

May 25, 2013 12:10 pm

Mark Hunt Wants Title Shot With Victory Over JDS

Mark Hunt’s climb to the top of the UFC’s heavyweight division is near its peak as the New Zealand fighter takes on the top-ranked contender in Junior Dos Santos tonight at UFC 160.  For the “Super Samoan,” a victory tonight should naturally bring his career to its zenith, with a shot at the UFC heavyweight...

May 24, 2013 4:53 pm

UFC 160: Velasquez vs. Bigfoot Weigh-in Results – Two Miss Weight

A pretty aggressive scuffle, two-missed weights and a former boxing world champion in Mike Tyson made up today’s weigh-in event for UFC 160. Today’s ceremony took place from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas and while two-may have missed their contracted weight, the entire main card hit their mark. Mike Tyson also entered...

May 24, 2013 3:27 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Javier Mendez is Helping Gray Maynard Piece Together his Puzzle

By JAKE CHASTAIN | AKA head coach Javier Mendez stopped in shop this past Wednesday with our boys over at Radio and discussed several topics regarding his gym in San Jose, the consistency of their success, and how training guys like Gray Maynard is becoming more of a puzzle than a complete fighter transformation....

May 24, 2013 10:36 am

Watch Today’s UFC 160 Weigh-Ins Live on BJPENN.COM (7:00 pm ET)

In anticipation of tomorrow’s UFC 160 pay-per-view event the UFC 160 weigh-ins ceremony goes down today in Las Vegas from the MGM Grand Garden Arena. If you aren’t in Vegas to make the event have no fear, BJPENN.COM will be broadcasting the UFC 160 weigh-ins live right here in this thread using the player below....

May 24, 2013 10:20 am

Dana White Says He’s ‘Fed Up With Bull****’ Fighter Conduct

In the UFC 160 pre-fight media scrum Thursday, UFC President Dana White spoke on the issue that has recently been afflicting the organization: fighters breaking the code of conduct. In 2013 alone, a number of cases have disrupted the otherwise smoothly-ran events.  Several fighters have faced suspension and mandatory rehab following failed drug tests, Matt...

May 24, 2013 9:42 am

Erik Koch vs. Dustin Poirier Set For UFC 164

Erik Koch and Dustin Poirier are set to duke it out at UFC 164 in August. Sources close to the fight confirmed with MMAWeekly that the bout will take place when the UFC makes its return to Milwaukee. Both Koch and Poirier will be looking to rebound from recent losses. Erik Koch (13-2) experienced his...

May 24, 2013 9:42 am

VIDEO | Dana White Pre-UFC 160 Interview

UFC President Dana White takes time in this one-on-one interview to discuss all the current and relevant topics in Mixed Martial Arts prior to this weekend’s UFC 160 event.

May 24, 2013 8:45 am

Roy Nelson on His Chance of UFC Title Shot: ‘I am Barry Sanders’ of MMA

UFC fighter, Roy “Big Country” Nelson spoke with Bloody Elbow Tuesday night about his progression in the UFC’s heavyweight division.   Nelson (19-7) has been on a hot streak, winning his last three fights via first round T/KO in the past twelve months alone.  It was announced that he will be fighting Stipe Miocic at...

May 24, 2013 8:41 am

Thales Leites Returns to the UFC after Almost Four Years

The UFC’s latest addition to its middleweight division is no stranger to the world’s most famous octagon. After almost four years, former title contender Thales Leites is back to the Ultimate Fighting Championship, as reported by  According to Leites, the contract has already been signed, but the first bout of his return to the...

May 23, 2013 8:20 pm

EXCLUSIVE | AKA Coach Javier Mendez: Josh Thomson Deserves Title Shot | Radio

By JAKE CHASTAIN | AKA Coach Javier Mendez joined the boys over at Radio on Wednesday night and discussed many hot topics swirling around the MMA world. One of the things Mendez found himself discussing was Josh Thompson’s amazing UFC return on April 20th where he knocked-out former title contender Nathan Diaz with a...

May 23, 2013 12:56 pm

Roy Nelson Says Belfort ‘Should Never Get a License in Las Vegas’

In a recent interview with, Roy Nelson talked about UFC middleweight fighter Vitor Belfort. Belfort is coming off a huge KO win over former Strikeforce middleweight champion in Luke Rockhold with a spinning back-kick in the first round.  Leading up to the fight, both Rockhold and Belfort had a lot to say about the...

May 23, 2013 11:22 am


Last Night BJPENN.COM RADIO returned to the airwaves with a ‘all UFC 160’ guest panel. First up was AKA boss Javier Mendez. Mendez has three fighters on this weekend’s UFC 160 fight card including evening headliner Cain Velasquez. Second up was UFC 160 welterweight Mike Pyle who gave the guys the dirt on fight week...

May 23, 2013 11:13 am

VIDEO | Taylor Swift & ‘Bigfoot” Silva Duet

UFC 160 is upon us and this weekend Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva will attempt to take the UFC heavyweight title from Cain Velasquez in the main event in Las Vegas. If the traditional pre-fight hype isn’t enough for you than enjoy this duet from Silva and Taylor Swift.

May 23, 2013 10:21 am

Wineland Crushed Over UFC 161 Removal

Up until a few days ago Eddie Wineland was poised to challenge Renan Barao for the UFC’s bantamweight title at UFC 161. However, Barao pulled out of the fight with an injury and his removal forced Wineland off the card as well. The UFC decided to put a light-heavyweight fight between Rashad Evans and Dan...

May 23, 2013 10:12 am

Quick Twitt | John Cholish Claims UFC Not Paid His Purse From FX 8 Card

Retired UFC fighter, John Cholish, has been on an anti-ufc rant as of late and he isn’t a week removed from the companies employ. Earlier this week he went on the MMA Hour with the following statement: “Before you even step to the ring, your original purse is gone,” Cholish claimed. “And that’s before factoring...

May 23, 2013 10:01 am

T.J. Grant Seeking Violence Against Gray Maynard This Weekend

“There’s so many guys out there, I think the UFC’s trying to get away from having the belt tied up for all these rematches. I’m all for it. Obviously I want my shot. I feel like new blood, I bring an exciting style, I think that a lot of fans don’t know a lot about...

May 23, 2013 9:55 am

Standing With Hunt Too Dangerous For Junior dos Santos

Former UFC heavyweight champion, Junior dos Santos, has made a career out of knocking people out in cage fights. His stand up has been such a dominant force for him that, outside of a good sprawl, we rarely see any other aspects of his MMA game. UFC commentator Kenny Florian believes, that for JDS, it’s...