Archive: ufc

Dec 30, 2013 10:38 am

Chris Weidman: “Belfort Will Try to Overwhelm Me”

Following his second defeat of long-time pound-for-pound king Anderson Silva, UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman (above) began assessing his next opponent, Brazilian veteran Vitor Belfort.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA With his first title defense successfully completed at UFC 168, UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman will get to face an opponent who is not Anderson...

Dec 30, 2013 10:35 am

Brock Lesnar Is Set To Make His Return – Just Not In The UFC.

Brock Lesnar will not be returning to the UFC. After days of speculation, unanswered questions and rumors circulating around the MMA community, it appears that most of it was just a publicity stunt used to get Lesnar’s name in the media, prior to his return to World Wrestling Entertainment at tonight’s live Monday Night RAW...

Dec 30, 2013 10:35 am

QUICK TWITT | Cyborg To Ronda: ‘I’m coming to get you’

It’s a rivalry that’s been building for years now between two of the most feared women in MMA today, and following UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey’s (left) successful title defense this weekend, Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino (right) intends to make a fight between the two happen.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA While the rivalry we saw...

Dec 30, 2013 10:33 am

Dana White: Melendez vs. Nurmagomedov is Not Confirmed Yet

  Despite reports of a confirmed fight between lightweight fighters Gilbert Melendez (pictured) and Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 170, UFC President Dana White announced on Twitter that the fight is not a done deal as of yet. By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA Though reports have circulated for a week now that Gilbert Melendez and Khabib Nurmagomedov...


Dec 30, 2013 9:45 am

Fight Metric Report Shows Rousey’s Absolute Dominance Over Tate

For the first time in her career, Ronda Rousey was taken past the first round this past Saturday by her arch-rival, Miesha Tate. Hopefully Miesha can find a small moral victory in avoiding the almost unavoidable first-round armbar from Ronda, because – as the Fight Metric report shows us – she was completely dominated in...

Dec 30, 2013 9:37 am

With Anderson Silva injured, Roy Jones Jr. Now Wants Nick Diaz

Before UFC 168 there had been plenty of speculation about Roy Jones Jr. maybe boxing Anderson Silva. Both guys had said they would love to do it, but following Anderson Silva’s broken leg at UFC 168 it appears that Jones Jr. has his eye’s set on another UFC fighter to box. According to mmafighting.com Roy...

Dec 30, 2013 9:36 am

POLL RESULTS: Did The UFC Deliver in 2013?

In our weekly MMA poll last week BJPENN.COM asked out fans to vote on the UFC’s 2013 season. While we had yet to view UFC 168, the fights put on by the UFC this year were spectacular. Silva vs. Stann, Bigfoot vs. Hunt, Sanchez vs. Melendez and more made 2013 a year to remember. But...

Dec 30, 2013 8:43 am

PHOTO’s | Anderson Silva’s Broken Leg Gallery

The MMA world is abuzz this week as we all try to get the horrific images from Saturday night’s UFC 168 main event out of our head. And what better way to help those memories subside than an entire photo gallery of the event? If you missed, or just want to relive the terrible injury...

Dec 30, 2013 7:45 am

VIDEO | Rousey explains why she skipped handshake

“Like I said in the interview, I went to 30 different countries in judo and I got booed everywhere. Getting cheers is something new to me, and I really feel being the good guy and acting all perfect, it leaves no room for error. I don’t want to have to be stuck in that perfect...

Dec 30, 2013 7:15 am

Poirier: Brandao said he would stab me in the neck

By Evan Stoumbelis This Saturday fans got to see a great night of fights with UFC 168. In kicking off the main card on PPV Dustin Poirier knocked out Diego Brandao in the first round. For those that didn’t watch the weigh ins Brandao weighed in 8 pounds over the featherweight limit of 145 pounds....

Dec 30, 2013 7:13 am

QUICK TWITT | Fighters React To Silva’s Leg Break

On Saturday night we witnessed one of the most gruesome injuries in MMA history. And it happened to a legend. In his bid to regain his UFC middleweight title, Anderson Silva, fell in the second round when he broke his leg during a checked leg kick. The man considered to be the greatest fighter of...