Archive: ufc

Sep 1, 2012 1:41 pm

VIDEO | Two Champions Training: Junior Dos Santos vs. Lyoto Machida | UFC NEWS

During the Grand Opening of Lyoto Machida’s new Machida Karate gym in Belem, Brazil, onlookers caught a rare glimpse at a training session between former UFC light-heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida and current UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos. The video shows the two Brazilian’s engaging in a competitive grappling match. To see who has the...

Sep 1, 2012 1:41 pm

Anderson Silva Pulling For Belfort Over Jones | UFC NEWS

Anderson Silva is rooting for his hometown guy, and he is doing so admittedly against someone he calls a friend. In a recent interview with Brazil’s SportTV, the UFC’s middleweight champion proclaimed that against all odds, he will be rooting for Vitor Belfort to upset Jon jones at UFC 152 later this month. Check out...

Aug 31, 2012 12:18 pm

Betting Lines Favor Jose Aldo Over Frankie Edgar | UFC News

The odds are against Frankie Edgar as the betting lines open for UFC 153.  Not only does Frankie have to cut to 145 lbs he is facing the reigning featherweight champion Jose Aldo in his home territory – Brazil.  Aldo opened as a -175 favorite while Edgar + 145 underdog.  Source: UFC 153 is...

Aug 31, 2012 11:44 am

Scott Jorgensen vs John "Prince" Albert Added to UFC on Fox 5 | UFC News

  Bantamweights Scott Jorgensen and John “Prince” Albert face off on December’s UFC on Fox 5 slated for the prelims.  Jorgensen, suffered a decision loss to Renan Barao and a KO to Eddie Wineland.   Albert, suffered back-to-back submission losses to Ivan Menjivar and Erik Perez.  Both fighters are in need of a W. UFC on...

Aug 31, 2012 11:17 am

Matt Mitrione vs Phil De Fries Slated for UFC 155 | UFC News

UFC officials on Friday announced a heavyweight bout between Matt Mitrione and Phil De Fries is added on the UFC 155 fight card. Matt Mitrione was originally scheduled to be part of UFC on Fox 4 opposite Rob Broughton then talks of rescheduling  the match up for UFC on FX 5 but the bout was...

Aug 31, 2012 10:36 am

REPORT | All Cancelled UFC 151 Fights Now Rescheduled | UFC NEWS

Somewhere in a Las Vegas office UFC officials are breathing a sigh of relief. Last week for the first time in ZUFFA history an entire event was cancelled due to an inability to book a marketable main event. In a highly publicized scandal it was made clear that Dan Henderson was unable to fulfill his...

Aug 31, 2012 10:28 am

Anderson Silva: 'A Lot Of People Thought I Was Gay' | UFC NEWS

“A lot of people thought I was gay. We would wear a dress, put on her shoes. And because I am very vain about my appearance, and have a high voice, a lot of people were sure I was gay.” UFC king Anderson Silva recently told Brazilian media outlet,, that many people thought he...

Aug 31, 2012 6:22 am

Frankie Edgar "Answers" The Call– Steps Up To Fight Jose Aldo at UFC 153

  Frankie Edgar certainly lived up to his nickname, “The Answer” late last night when he stepped up and agreed to face UFC Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo on just seven weeks notice after Aldo’s original opponent, Erik Koch was forced to withdraw due to an undisclosed injury. Edgar is coming off his second consecutive, razor-thin...

Aug 31, 2012 4:19 am

Frankie Edgar vs. Jose Aldo Set For UFC 153 With Koch Out Injured | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Former UFC Lightweight Champion Frankie Edgar will be receiving an immediate Featherweight title shot after all. Edgar has stepped in to replace the injured Erik Koch and face current Featherweight title holder Jose Aldo at UFC 153. The news comes via USA Today. Edgar (14-3-1) is currently on a two fight losing...

Aug 31, 2012 3:50 am

Video | UFC 152: Demetrious Johnson Pre-Fight Interview | UFC News

“He knows I’m going to bring it.” Demetrious Johnson believes he’s the fastest fighter in the UFC. He wants to use his speed to defeat Joseph Benavidez, and become the very first UFC flyweight champion. For all the latest MMA news and fight updates stay tuned to BJPENN.COM

Aug 31, 2012 3:39 am

Video | Michael Bisping One on One | UFC News

In the clip from UFC Ultimate Insider, Jon Anik is joined in studio by perennial middleweight contender Michael “The Count” Bisping to discuss his past, present and future in addition to an animated discussion about the current state of the UFC. For all the latest MMA news and fight updates stay tuned to BJPENN.COM

Aug 30, 2012 7:28 pm

Leites: Silva didn't not finish me on purpose

By Evan Stoumbelis Former UFC Middleweight Thales Leites responded to Anderson Silva‘s comments today that the Middleweight Champ took it easy on Leites in their title fight because of their friendship. “First, I want to say that Anderson never attended the New Union, never seen him there, we were never friends or acquaintances besides our...

Aug 30, 2012 2:02 pm

After Serving 17 Days in Jail, Ian McCall A Free Man | UFC News

UFC flyweight Ian McCall posted on twitter this Thursday: This is after the 17 days he spent in jail.  McCall was originally sentenced to 30 days in jail after being pulled over and was discovered to have two outstanding warrants in his name.   McCall’s attorney, George Vargas states the warrants included one related to...

Aug 30, 2012 12:25 pm

ESPN Ranks the Bantamweights; Big Drop for Champion

ESPN released their latest 135 pound rankings. The Bantamweights stack up well against each other overall, but the top three spots continue to be locked down by Urijah Faber, UFC Interim Champion Renan Barao, and Champion Dominick Cruz. One of the biggest drops in the list was Eduardo Dantes who slid from number five down...

Aug 30, 2012 12:12 pm

Jon Jones, Anderson Silva vs The World | Editorial

In recent times, UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones has been taking a lot of heat for his “fake” personality, run in with the law, and how he conducts his “business”. As we all know by now, Jones has declined to fight Chael Sonnen for the 205-pound title on short notice as a replacement for...

Aug 30, 2012 11:51 am

Belfort Calls Jon Jones The Greatest Fighter Of All-Time | UFC NEWS

“Here I am with 35 years old, 17 years into my career, fighting the best fighter of all-time, in the history of the UFC, a guy who’s the best athlete in MMA. He’s the new breed. I have a lot of respect for the guy, but I’m ready to put up a fight and take...

Aug 30, 2012 11:41 am

REPORT | Miguel Torres Was Released Due To Disciplinary Action Not Loss | UFC NEWS

In a recent newsletter coming out of The Wrestling Observer, the grand wizard of behind the scenes gossip, Mr. Dave Meltzer, made a shocking proclamation regarding the recent release of UFC bantamweight Miguel Torres. Here is what he had to say. [box_light]The cutting of Miguel Torres was disciplinary in nature although it was not said...

Aug 30, 2012 11:19 am

Photo Gallery | ONE FC Pride Of Nations Weigh-Ins | MMA NEWS

ONE Fighting Championship, announced today that all fighters have made weight and are ready for ONE FC: PRIDE OF A NATION which takes place tomorrow evening at SMART ARANETA Coliseum in Quezon City, Philippines. The entire card, which is headlined by DREAM Bantamweight Champion Bibiano Fernandes and CFC Australia Bantamweight Champion Gustavo Falciroli, will be...