Archive: ufc news

Apr 29, 2013 7:43 am

Leonard Garcia’s UFC Future ‘Not Looking good’ According to Dana White

With a particularly lack luster performance against Cody McKenzie on Saturday nights UFC 159 Prelims, Leonard Garcia is left to ponder whether  he’ll be called to fight again in the UFC. Garcia has lost his last five fights and one would wonder if something like this would lead the ‘Bad Boy’ to consider whether or...

Apr 28, 2013 8:31 am

UFC 159 | Post-fight bonuses: Healy nabs two with win over Miller

As a strange and bizarre night comes to a close, post-fight bonuses were handed out after Saturday’s UFC 159 at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. The night – headlined by Jon Jones’ successful UFC light heavyweight title defense over Chael Sonnen via stoppage late in the first round – was dotted with two...

Apr 27, 2013 7:13 pm

UFC 159: Jones vs. Sonnen Main Card Play-By-Play and Live Results

UFC 159: Sonnen vs. Jones goes down tonight from a sold out Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. In the main event Jon Jones will look to defend his title against Chael Sonnen. In the co-main event Michael Bisping and Alan Belcher will get the chance to settle their well documented rivalry in the cage....

Apr 27, 2013 10:58 am

UFC 159 Preliminary Card Live Results

Tonight’s UFC 159 event kicks off at 7:00 p.m. ET / 4:00 p.m. PT live from New Jersey’s Prudential Center. First up on the docket is the preliminary card which will share airspace with both Facebook.com and a live special on FX. If you missed the action, or are looking for quick results from the...


Apr 27, 2013 10:52 am

Watch The UFC 159 Post-Fight Press Conference Live on BJPENN.COM

Immediately following tonight’s UFC 159 pay-per-view event BJPENN.COM will be broadcasting live, the post-fight press conference. UFC 159 is set to air this evening on pay-per-view from the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. In the main event UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones will defend his title against the infamous Chael Sonnen. Fighters from the...

Apr 27, 2013 10:47 am

UFC 159’s Nick Catone Forced Off Card, Bout With Head Scratched

Yesterday there was one fighter who missed his contracted weight at the UFC 159 weigh-ins. That man, was Nick Catone. Today news has come out, confirmed by the UFC, that Catone has been forced off the card due to being overly dehydrated and unable to compete. Catone vs. Head was scheduled for the evenings preliminary...

Apr 27, 2013 10:42 am

VIDEO: Sonnen – Jones is great, but I’m greater

“You know I think Jon Jones is great, I just know I’m greater. I think Jon’s the best, but I’m better. And this is where we seperate in the octagaon tomorrow night, the better from the best. He’s a tough guy, he’s got a lot of skills, but so do I. He’s the champion of...

Apr 27, 2013 10:27 am

GSP Opens Up On Massive Party Life Following UFC 100

The UFC welterweight champion, comes off as a nutritional nut. The “My body is my temple” type. Which is why this revelation that he also has a party side is a bit eye-opening. “The next day I went at a pool party at Rehab with all my friends who came to support me. We had...

Apr 27, 2013 10:22 am

VIDEO: Chris Weidman Says He Is a “Nightmare” For Anderson Silva

Prior to yesterday’s UFC 159 weigh-ins, middleweight title challenger, Chris Weidman held a UFC Fight Club fan Q & A. During his time on the stage he addressed several issues, one of which being his upcoming fight against reigning champion, Anderson Silva. “I think the best thing that Anderson Silva does is mentally destroy people...

Apr 27, 2013 10:12 am

Matt Mitrione Apologizes for Comments on Fallon Fox

Earlier this month, the Ultimate Fighting Championship suspended heavyweight Matt Mitrione after making offensive comments about Fallon Fox on “The MMA Hour.” He was suspended for breaching the UFC’s code of conduct. The suspension was short-lived and was lifted on Wednesday. He has remained silent about the situation until now. “I want to apologize for...

Apr 26, 2013 6:32 pm

VIDEO | UFC 159 Weigh-ins (Full Replay)

TUF 17 coaches, Jon Jones and Chael Sonnen are set to finally settle their feud inside the Octagon tomorrow night in Newark, New Jersey. Today the UFC hit the prudential center for the official weigh-ins ceremony. If you missed today’s UFC 159 weigh-in ceremony you can catch the replay in the player below.

Apr 26, 2013 6:25 pm

UFC 159 Weigh-in Results: Only One Misses Mark

UFC 159 takes place tomorrow night from Newark, New Jersey’s Prudential Center. Today the official weigh-ins ceremony took place and each of tomorrow nights participants hit the scales to make their bouts official. All but one fighter missed the mark for tomorrow’s pay-per-view event and as such has been fined 20%of his fight purse. That...

Apr 26, 2013 11:26 am

Quick Twit: Off Suspension, Mitrione Begins to Call Out Jon Jones

  Heavyweight fighter Matt Mitrione used his first Twitter post since his suspension began to call out UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones.  This comes only a day after the UFC lifted what turned out to be less than three weeks of suspension.   Following Jones’ response to Mitrione’s comments toward Fallow Fox, Mitrione took...

Apr 26, 2013 10:50 am

Dana White Explains Mitrione’s Short Lived Suspension

  The news broke Thursday that Matt Mitrione will be fighting Brendan Schaub at UFC on FOX 8.  Less than three weeks ago, the UFC suspended Mitrione’s contract after the fighter degraded Fallon Fox, a transgender fighter who had been making headlines recently, on a talk show interview.   In the media scrum leading up...

Apr 26, 2013 10:31 am

EXCLUSIVE (Part 3) | Daniel Cormier: AKA has to be considered the best camp in MMA – We are all home grown | BJPENN.COM RADIO

Following a victorious debut into the UFC, Daniel Cormier spoke with BJPenn.com Radio Wednesday night to talk about the team behind the fighter, the American Kickboxing Academy of San Jose, CA.   Cormier, winner of the Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix and a two-time US Olympic wrestler, carries with him more experience than most fighters making...

Apr 26, 2013 10:19 am

EXCLUSIVE | Bart Palaszewski Opens Up On TUF 17 loss, future | BJPENN.COM Radio

Despite just creeping up on 30-years-old, Bart Palaszewski has logged over 50 professional fights inside the cage. Palaszewski (36-17), a guest on Wednesday’s BJ Penn Radio show, covered many topics, including his most recent fight, a loss by submission to Cole Miller on The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale. “I’m alright. It sucks. I think I...

Apr 26, 2013 9:58 am

VIDEO | Dana White’s UFC 159 Pre-Fight Media Scrum

Dana White spoke to the media following Thursday’s UFC 159 media day at Madison Square Garden about Saturday’s pay-per-view, the UFC’s debut on FOX Sports 1, Matt Mitrione’s suspension coming to an end, Bruce Buffer, Dominick Cruz’s future, Georges St-Pierre’s next fight, and more.

Apr 26, 2013 9:56 am

Mitrione Earns Scumbag Monicker in Eyes of Champ Jon Jones

A midst all the preparation of Jon Jones title defense opposite Chael Sonnen Saturday night. Jones voiced his opinion on Matt Mitrione’s statement about transgender fighter Fallon Fox. Mitrione landed a suspension for calling Fallon Fox “sick” and a “disgusting freak”. The suspension seems to to have already been lifted as Mitrione has been booked...

Apr 26, 2013 9:56 am

Jason High replaces John Hathaway, faces Erick Silva at UFC on FUEL TV 10

UFC officials announced yesterday that welterweight John Hathaway (17-1 MMA, 7-1 UFC) has been forced to pull out of his scheduled UFC on FUEL TV 10 bout with Erick Silva (14-3 MMA, 2-2 UFC). Hathaway took to Twitter to explain the situation and said he’s suffering from ulcerative colitis, a form of colitis, which attacks...