Archive: ufc

Mar 23, 2013 12:13 pm

Is It Time For A Welterweight Interim Title? | UFC NEWS

By Evan Stoumbelis After Johny Hendricks defeated Carlos Condit at UFC 158 it looked like he would finally get a crack at the welterweight strap, but it seems that a shot at the title has once again evaded him, this time in the form of an Achilles tendon injury to welterweight kingpin Georges St. Pierre....

Mar 23, 2013 3:23 am

Alex Caceres Issues Statement Following Failed Drug Test | UFC NEWS

Earlier this week we reported that the UFC’s Alex “Bruce Leeroy” Caceres had tested positive for marijuana and subsequently received a suspension from active competition. He has now released the following statement through his management: “I accept full responsibility for my actions and the consequences from those actions. I apologize to all that I have...

Mar 23, 2013 1:00 am

Dan Hardy Not Injured, CSAC Refuses To License Over Failed EKG | UFC NEWS

There’s been a lot of speculation online in the last 24 hours or so regarding Mr Hardy being forced out of his fight with Matt Brown next month, so I wanted to clarify the situation and provide some details. On Tuesday this week Dan went and had his medicals done as per normal, however because...

Mar 23, 2013 12:50 am

Cyborg Willing To Fight Transgendered Fallon Fox | MMA NEWS

“She wants to be a girl. I don’t agree. I think you’re born a girl, you’re a girl. You’re born a guy, you’re a guy. But I don’t choose opponents. The commission needs to check and make sure she doesn’t have testosterone. I’m not going to judge other people. If the commission says she can...

Mar 22, 2013 11:49 am

Sonnen goes after Vince McMahon Via Twitter | UFC NEWS

The MMA world got a kick out of the recent news that UFC president Dana White confirmed that WWE head honcho Vince McMahon had challenged him to a fight some time ago. Always ready, willing, and able to chime in on hot topic situations in the UFC, light heavyweight Chael Sonnen unleashed a barrage of...

Mar 22, 2013 11:22 am

VADA Offers Up Free Testing Program For The UFC | UFC NEWS

The VADA organization has made diligent efforts to clean up the sport of Mixed Martial Arts through random, unannounced drug screening. More and more these days UFC fighters seem to be getting popped for banned substances, resulting in fines, suspensions and overturned verdicts of fights. In some instances pre-fight testing has cost the UFC main...

Mar 21, 2013 4:01 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson Gives Injury Update, Talks Xbox, Training With a Legend & More | UFC News

UFC Flyweight Champion Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson joined BJPENN.COM Radio on Wednesday, March 20 to discuss his career, rehabilitation from shoulder surgery earlier this month and what he expects when he returns to the Octagon. After suffering a torn labrum that forced him out of his schedule Flyweight title defense against John Moraga at the...

Mar 21, 2013 3:57 pm

BJPENN.COM RADIO 3/20/13: Scott Jorgensen Full Interview | UFC NEWS

The Ultimate Fighter Finale headliner, Scott Jorgensen, joined BJPENN.COM RADIO last night to dive in on what it takes to fight his good friend Urijah Faber. Check out the full interview in the player below: You can also check out the full archive from the great BJPENN.COM RADIO CHANNEL RIGHT HERE! OR iTunes short link Store...

Mar 21, 2013 3:55 pm

BJPENN.COM RADIO 3/20/13: Mike Pyle Full Interview | UFC NEWS

With Gunnar Nelson in his sights, top UFC welterweight, Mike Pyle took time out of his busy training schedule last night to talk to the BJPENN.COM RADIO crew. This interview ran super long, so if you caught the live airing, you still didn’t get a chance to listen to the amazing dialogue from one of...

Mar 21, 2013 3:51 pm

BJPENN.COM RADIO 3/20/13: Martin Kampmann Full Interview | UFC NEWS

Last night we aired an exclusive interview with top UFC welterweight fighter Martin Kampmann. If you missed the live broadcast, check out the interview in it’s entirety in the player below. You can also check out the full archive from the great BJPENN.COM RADIO CHANNEL RIGHT HERE! OR iTunes short link Store : Stitcher...

Mar 21, 2013 3:47 pm

BJPENN.COM RADIO 3/20/13: Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson Full Interview | UFC NEWS

Check out the full replay of last night’s BJPENN.COM Radio segment with UFC flyweight champion, Demetrious Johnson in the player below. You can also check out the full archive from the great BJPENN.COM RADIO CHANNEL RIGHT HERE! OR iTunes short link Store : Stitcher Home page Short Link

Mar 21, 2013 3:38 pm

Lavar Johnson Cut From The UFC For Failed Drug Test | UFC NEWS

Lavar Johnson, failed a drug test following UFC 157 bout opposite Brendan Schaub which ended in a unanimous decision loss. An elevated testestosterone-to-epitestosterone (T/E) ratio of 6.6-to-1 triggered a carbon isotope ratio (CIR) test that confirmed Johnson had testosterone in his system that “was consistent with the administration of a steroid.” A rep for American...

Mar 21, 2013 10:50 am

St. Pierre opens up as -225 favorite over Johny Hendricks (+175)

Quickly after Georges St. Pierre’s (24-2, 18-2 in UFC) recent win in Montreal, his next fight has already opened up to the odds books. Johny Hendricks (15-1, 10-1 in UFC) who recently defeated Carlos Condit (28-7, 5-3 in UFC) by decision at UFC 158, was labeled the number one contender by UFC president Dana White....