Archive: ufc news

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...

Apr 26, 2013 9:52 am

Rousey disappointed in Tate’s loss, but thinks rematch is destined

The UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey says she was disappointed that Tate lost to Zingano but feels a rematch with her is inevitable at some point. When Miesha Tate and Cat Zingano battled it out a few weeks ago for the right to coach on TUF 18 against Rousey, the two did not disappoint....

Apr 26, 2013 9:50 am

VIDEO | Sonnen Would Have Sued Jones For Steroid Comments

“I think somebody probably told him he should take it back. My side would have got to him; we would have sued him. We would have just said, “Prove it. That’s a pretty good accusation. Where’s your evidence?” Yeah (I still think he’s a good guy). He took it back. I haven’t accepted his apology,...

Apr 26, 2013 9:39 am

GSP Missing The Boat, UFC Boss Now Prefers Silva vs. Jones

“If he doesn’t want to do a superfight, nobody is going to pressure him to do a superfight. That’s up to him. But Johny Hendricks is next, and soon. Maybe in August (at the Fox Sports 1 launch in Boston). If (Jones) wins and Anderson Silva wins, I really want to see Anderson Silva vs....

Apr 26, 2013 9:31 am

UFC 159’s Phil Davis Accused Of Domestic Violence

Before I run this report, it should be known, that anyone can be accused of anything, and just like in a court-of-law, people should be treated as innocent until proven guilty. However, there have been files charged and TMZ got the scoop. According to legal docs — obtained by TMZ — Vantris Patterson claims Davis...

Apr 26, 2013 9:24 am

Jon Jones: Fight With Anderson Silva Will Happen For Sure

“I definitely want to end this fight in a devastating fashion. My kickboxing coach has been working on some pretty nasty tricks that we believe will fall right into Chael’s tendencies, landing on his chin of course knocking him out. My jiu-jitsu coach is actually having me work on some things that are pretty extensive....

Apr 25, 2013 1:28 pm


In what can only be considered as a rare occurrence, one of MMA’s most intriguing fighters, Nate Diaz, joined the BJPENN.COM Radio crew to discuss his most recent fight last weekend against Josh Thomson. You do not want to miss this interview so click play below and enjoy! Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Apr 25, 2013 12:10 pm


Last Night the BJPENN.COM RADIO CREW hit the airwaves with an all-star panel of guests. Fresh off their wins during the UFC on FOX 7 card, Josh Thomson and Daniel Cormier discussed their wins and what is next. On the back half of the show, featherweight fighters, Cub Swanson and Bart Palaszewski joined the crew...

Apr 25, 2013 11:56 am

GSP Credits Karate Not Wrestling For His Takedown Ability

“That’s what I use for my takedown, the shoot, that people see, it’s zero wrestling. It has nothing to do with my wrestling. My wrestling is once I get that leg, I’ll finish the takedown. But how I get in and out is because of karate. People are like, ‘no way, Karate, no.’ And I’m...

Apr 25, 2013 11:51 am

Anderson Silva Inks 10-Fight Contract Extension

It looks like “The Spider” may end his career with the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Anderson Silva signed a new 10-fight contract. UFC President Dana White confirmed at the Herald Square Takeover in Manhattan, N.Y. yesterday that the middleweight champion signed the contract. Before Silva signed the contract, he had two fights remaining with Zuffa. One...

Apr 25, 2013 10:56 am


After an amazing episode last night featuring Josh Thomson, Daniel Cormier, Cub Swanson and Bart Palaszewski the BJPENN.COM RADIO crew is returning today for a special mid-day show all geared around Nate Diaz. Hosts George Mathews (@GMathewsMMA) and Pedro Carrasco (@LATLPedro) will join the Stockton fighter to discuss his loss last Saturday at the hands...

Apr 25, 2013 8:17 am

Dana White Issues Challenge To Boxing’s Tyson Fury: ‘Come Get Smashed’

It’s been awhile since Boxing vs. MMA was pushed to the forefront of the MMA News discussion, but today it’s back. Undefeated heavyweight boxing champion Tyson Fury went on a slanderous campaign a few months ago, calling MMA Rubbish and the UFC Heavyweight Champion, Cain Velasquez, a bum. The same boxer took to ESPN and...

Apr 25, 2013 8:08 am

The Ultimate Fighter: Team Canada vs. Team Australia coming soon

In their attempt to globalize the UFC brand the company has set up headquarters many different countries such as Brazil and Japan, held numerous events worldwide, and even taken the ever popular Ultimate Fighter reality show to other countries. The latter has seen fighters from Brazil, the U.K. and Australia square off to fulfill their...

Apr 25, 2013 8:06 am

VIDEO | Nick Diaz Goes On A Blind Date

Animated film maker Prebek has come out with the latest in Diaz Brother animated clips. This time Gilbert Melendez sets up Nick on a blind date. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Apr 24, 2013 10:07 pm

Matt Mitrione Suspension Lifted, Will Meet Brendan Schaub At UFC On Fox 8

Yet another fight was announced Wednesday evening for July’s UFC on Fox 8 card: A Heavyweight showdown between former professional football players Brendan Schaub and Matt Mitrione. A.J. Perez from confirmed the bout on Twitter. BREAKING: Matt Mitrione’s suspension lifted, will fight fellow TUF 10 competitor @brendanschaub at @ufconfox 8. Story to follow. —...

Apr 24, 2013 10:07 pm

Miesha Tate vs Liz Carmouche Announced For UFC On Fox 8

The UFC has announced the latest addition to the already stacked UFC on Fox 8 fight card; a women’s bantamweight bout between Liz Carmouche and Miesha Tate. Both fighters are eager to post their first career win inside the UFC Octagon, after falling short in their recent debuts. Miesha Tate (13-4), a former Strikeforce bantamweight...

Apr 24, 2013 10:06 pm

Demetrious Johnson vs John Moraga Flyweight Championship To Headline UFC On Fox 8

The UFC on Fox 8 fight card finally has it’s headliner: a Flyweight Championship bout between champion Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson and challenger John Moraga. This match-up was originally scheduled to headline the TUF 17 Finale on April 13, but Johnson suffered a shoulder injury that canceled the fight. Demetrious Johnson (17-2-1) is coming off...

Apr 24, 2013 10:45 am


The crew returns tonight in their normal time-slot for an all new episode of BJPENN.COM RADIO. Hosts George Mathews (@GMathewsMMA) and Pedro Carrasco (@LATLPedro) will be joined by UFC on FOX 7 winner, Josh Thomson, who is coming of a career defining win against former division title challenger Nate Diaz. The BJPENN.COM RADIO show has...