Archive: ufc news

Nov 15, 2013 6:59 am

Dana White Has No Interest In Signing “Funky” Ben Askren

“Funky” Ben Askren, the undefeated and dominant Bellator welterweight champion recently ran the course of his Bellator contract, and Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney has shown no interest in resigning the champion, calling him a “completely one-dimensional fighter who is utterly dominant in that dimension.” “We’ve relinquished any right to match here and Ben can sign...

Nov 15, 2013 6:53 am

TUF China Cast Revealed

  It was announced some time ago that there would be an Ultimate Fighter: China. We now know that UFC middleweight Cung Le will serve as the Dana White figure on the show. The coaches have yet to be announced, but the fighters who will participate in the show’s inaugural season have. It’s a safe...

Nov 15, 2013 6:52 am

Dan Hardy Says Thai Boxing In His Future If MMA Is Not

Former UFC Welterweight number one contender Dan “The Outlaw” Hardy hasn’t been seen in the cage for almost a year after he was diagnosed with Wolff Parkinson White Syndrome, better known as “Wolf Heart” which is a heart defect that causes an abnormal extra electrical pathway of the heart. This condition can often lead to...

Nov 14, 2013 8:16 pm

Jon Jones Pulls Out Of UFC 170 Main Event Against Glover Teixeria

There is not much information at this point as to why Jon “Bones” Jones will not be defending his title against Glover Teixeira in the main event of UFC 170 as announced yesterday by Dana White. Today Dana White announced Jon Jones would not be fighting on Feb 22nd against Teixeira. “I told you yesterday...


Nov 14, 2013 11:07 am

EXCLUSIVE | Raquel Pennington’s Official TUF Episode 11 Blog For BJPENN.COM

Where to even begin with this episode!! So obviously the tension with team Tate got a little crazy and having two teammates fight one another was just an emotional wreck with the two fighters! They both wanted the coaches attention, which is fair but makes it hard when there is just that one main coach! It...

Nov 14, 2013 10:48 am

EXCLUSIVE | Louis Fisette’s TUF 18 Fighter Blog Week 11

Louis “Petit Pain” Fisette (6-1 MMA) is one of the youngest talents in MMA’s rich 135-pound division. The 23 year-old Canadian bantamweight is a contestant on this season of (TUF:18) The Ultimate Fighter: Tate vs. Rousey. Here is what Louis had to say about Week 11 of his ‘TUF’ experience: Ronda had this thing where...

Nov 14, 2013 10:44 am

EXCLUSIVE (Part 3) | Cat Zingano Gives Her Take On Fighting Cain Velasquez

“I may get my butt kicked,” UFC women’s bantamweight fighter Cat Zingano said about fighting UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez, “but he’d definitely remember we got in a fight.”   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA It was a passing comment that became an internet sensation when UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey told reporters that she...

Nov 14, 2013 10:39 am

3 Questions to Ask Yourself about GSP vs. Hendricks

This weekend’s UFC 167’s main event features a marquee match-up in Johny Hendricks vs. current UFC Welterweight Champion Georges St. Pierre. Johny is being described as the only real challenger left with the potential to beat GSP. What do you think his chances are? I would recommend asking yourself the following three questions before you...

Nov 14, 2013 10:37 am

Watch Today’s UFC 167 Pre-Fight Press Conference Live at 1:00 P.M. PT

Today the UFC is holding a special pre-fight press conference to promote this weekend’s historic UFC 167 event. Taking place from the Hollywood Theatre at the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, today’s event will be free and live right here on BJPENN.COM. Use the player below:

Nov 14, 2013 9:47 am

QUICK TWITT | Pettis Fires Back: Nate Diaz you have a “lissssp”, lost 2 last fights

Rivalry alert! Something is brewing between Anthony Pettis and Nate Diaz and I don’t seeing it ending here. This whole thing started when Nate was a guest on BJPENN.COM Radio and blasted Pettis prior to him beating Benson Henderson. Two days ago we covered Nate Diaz’s recent attack towards Anthony Pettis and his seemingly never-ending...

Nov 14, 2013 9:29 am

Gamblers Corner: The Latest UFC 167 Odds And Betting Lines

UFC 167, GSP vs. Hendricks is just two short days away. And while we may not facilitate of even condone sports betting here at BJPENN.COM, we acknowledge that some of our fans do. Probably one of the better places to shop odds is at BestFightOdds.com, check the money action below: Main Card (Pay-per-view, 10 p.m....

Nov 14, 2013 9:15 am

FREE FIGHT VIDEO | GSP vs. Carlos Condit

After taking more than a year off following a torn ACL, Georges St-Pierre returned to face interim champion Carlos “The Natural Born Killer” Condit at UFC 154. Condit exceeded expectations but still did not do enough to unseat the two-time champion.

Nov 14, 2013 9:01 am

Mike Tyson says he was high on coke for most of his big fights

By Evan Stoumbelis Mike Tyson recently released his book Undisputed Truth, in which he details the full extent of his cocaine addiction. “I was a full blown coke head” said Tyson in his memoir. Tyson admitted to being high on coke for many of his professional high profile fights, and even went as far as...

Nov 14, 2013 8:58 am

Royce Gracie wants ‘no gloves, no time limit, and no rules’ back in the UFC

Royce Gracie, UFC 1 champion and Brazilian jujitsu legend, recently gave his thoughts on the UFC’s popularity and how it has grown since its creation. Gracie (14-2-3 MMA, 11-1-1 UFC) spoke Wednesday, during UFC 167’s media workouts. “It became mainstream. I know because little kids now, when I travel – I’m on the road about...

Nov 14, 2013 8:49 am

Champ Jon Jones vs. Glover Teixeira To Headline February’s UFC 170

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones has his next title defense set. And while we all pretty much knew that Jones would be facing Glover Teixeria, we now also know where and when they will do battle. UFC officials today announced that Jones vs. Teixeira will headline UFC 170, which takes place Feb. 22...