Archive: ufc

Dec 28, 2012 11:09 am

Dana White: Gilbert Melendez Likely Gets Immediate Title Shot | UFC NEWS

With the closing of the Strikeforce promotions doors next week, it would appear as if their lightweight champion, Gilbert Melendez, may get his wish to challenge for UFC gold. The Strikeforce champion has beaten everyman he has ever faced inside a cage or ring and has now set his eyes on UFC gold. UFC president...

Dec 28, 2012 10:51 am

Dana White Slams Victor Conte and PED’s | MMA News

  With all the talk on performance enhancing drugs and the testing of said PED’s in the highlight of our sport, UFC president Dana White, along with the rest of the organization, have their hands full in keeping their sport as clean and fair as possible. With that said, White is shown here in an...

Dec 27, 2012 3:26 pm

Junior Dos Santos Smashing Mitts With Glaube Feitosa | UFC NEWS

By Evan Stoumbelis UFC heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos has been preparing for his rematch with Cain Velasquez this Saturday at UFC 155 where he hopes to score another victory as well as retain his heavyweight strap. Below is a clip of JDS’ training session in which he works with practice mitts, skip to the...

Dec 27, 2012 1:58 pm

Vigilante MMA fighter stops Vodka thief in MO!

No it wasn’t Jon “Bones” Jones running down another thief hours before a fight, but once again another brave MMA fighter jumps into action to stop a robber. According to Karlie Baker of MMA fighter Jesse Finney said he was headed to Schnucks in Crestwood around 7 p.m. on Dec 21 to pick up...

Dec 27, 2012 1:57 pm

UFC 156’s Alistair Overeem Applies for License from NSAC

“The Reem” is back…maybe. According to officials, UFC heavyweight Alistair Overeem applied today for his license to fight in Nevada in 2013. Overeem (36-11 MMA, 1-0 UFC) is already scheduled to do battle against Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva (17-4 MMA, 1-1 UFC) at UFC 156, which takes place February 2nd at the Mandalay Bay Event Center...

Dec 27, 2012 12:57 pm

Daniel Cormier Signs Multi Fight Deal with The UFC | UFC News

Strikeforce heavyweight-grand-prix champion Daniel confirmed that he has signed a deal with the UFC, but that it is a “shorter contract” than usual.  Cormier was slated to take on Mir at a scheduled Strikeforce event this past November, but Mir suffered a training injury and pulled out of the bout.  Now, “DC” will be taking on...

Dec 27, 2012 12:07 pm

Josh Barnett Breaks Down This Weekends Heavyweight Main Event | UFC NEWS

“Here’s the deal – Cain doesn’t get his takedown game going with his distance on his striking early on, and Junior’s dictating pace and distance on stopping the takedown, it’s going his way. Bombs away, he’s going to take him out. I don’t think he’s going to one-punch him again cause he’s not normally —...

Dec 27, 2012 11:04 am

Weidman On Silva: I’m Younger, Bigger and Better in Most Areas | UFC News

UFC undefeated middleweight contender, Chris Weidman withdrew out of UFC155 on Saturday opposite Tim Boetsch due to an injury.  He recently spoke with sherdogradio to give his thoughts on  getting passed up for a shot at UFC middleweight champ Anderson Silva. “It’s a business and I understand what [Anderson Silva’s camp] is doing.  So, I don’t...

Dec 27, 2012 10:06 am

Pro’s Perspective: XFC’s Shah Bobonis Breaks Down UFC 155 | UFC NEWS

UFC 155 Preview and Picks The UFC has bounced back strong from an injury plagued 2012 with recent shows, the TUF Smashes finally and Henderson/Diaz cards were littered with great fights. With UFC 155 coming up this weekend I think Zuffa might have saved the best for last. Here are some of my thoughts on...

Dec 27, 2012 9:30 am

CBS Sports Network To Air GLORY 4 Tokyo – Heavyweight Grand Slam on New Year’s Eve

Heavyweight Grand Slam, a one night single-elimination kickboxing competition featuring 16 of the world’s hardest hitting KO artists, will be televised on Monday, Dec. 31, 2012 at 10:00 p.m. EST on CBS Sports Network. Unprecedented and historic in the sport of kickboxing, GLORY 4 is the first-ever 16-man tournament where the winner has to defeat...

Dec 27, 2012 9:10 am

Marloes Coenen vs. Fiona Muxlow Added To DREAM 18 New Year’s Eve MMA Event | MMA NEWS

Women’s superstar Marloes Coenen (20-5) of the Netherlands has been added to the stacked DREAM 18 MMA card at Saitama Super Arena in Tokyo, Japan on New Year’s Eve. The featherweight (145 pounds/66 kilograms) submission specialist faces ‘Ferocious’ Fiona Muxlow (6-1) of Queensland, Australia. Like Coenen, the majority of Muxlow’s wins have been by way...

Dec 26, 2012 11:52 am

Hector Lombard Calls Palhares Broken Foot “Karma” | UFC NEWS

“I didn’t want to say anything but “Toquinho” has been saying he fought with a broken foot and I just wanted to tell him that he broke his foot in the fight, and that doesn’t count. If he went into the fight with a broken foot, that’s another thing, but he went to the fight...

Dec 26, 2012 11:50 am

Condit Bitter Towards MacDonald Over Rematch After Nearly Defeating Welterweight King

  UFC welterweight Carlos Condit has a lot to be proud of this year. After coming off of a 4-0 winning streak in the past three years, Condit won the interim welterweight championship after a hard-fought decision victory against Nick Diaz at UFC 143. This win granted him a highly anticipated title shot against longtime...

Dec 26, 2012 11:31 am

Heavyweight Fighters Predict UFC 155 Main Event | UFC NEWS

One of the most anticipated heavyweight clashes in history takes place this Saturday at the UFC’s year end show in Las Vegas. Several of the sports heavyweight fighters took to various media outlets to discuss their opinion on the match up and compiled the following: Matt Mitrione – Cain “I think Cain will win...

Dec 26, 2012 11:24 am

VIDEO | Countdown To UFC 155 (Full Episode) | UFC NEWS

In anticipation of this Saturday’s UFC 155 PPV event, the UFC offices have put together “Countdown to UFC 155”. Heavyweight powerhouses Junior dos Santos and Cain Velasquez renew their rivalry at the last event of the year, while Joe Lauzon and Jim Miller, two of the most exciting fighters in the lightweight division, plan to...

Dec 25, 2012 7:09 am

Happy Holidays From BJPENN.COM

The entire staff at BJPENN.COM would like to wish all of our readers and members a happy holiday season this year and thank you for all your support and love! Have a merry Christmas and a Happy Holiday! – Team Penn Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Dec 24, 2012 12:16 pm

VIDEO | Dana White UFC 155 Blog Day 1 | UFC NEWS

Dana”s First Vlog for UFC 155 introduces Nick “the tooth” a long time friend of Danas. Back at UFC on Fox 5, Nick had a few (too many) drinks one night and talked himself into a grappling match with Joe Lauzon. See what happens. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit