Archive: ufc news

Apr 16, 2013 8:59 am

Dana White: More women’s divisions likely

Currently the UFC only features one weight division in regards to women’s MMA, bantamweight, but UFC President Dana White believes it is only a matter of time before they expand: “You would think so,” White stated when asked by mmajunkie.com if he expected to add more women’s divisions to the UFC. “If you think about it,...

Apr 15, 2013 10:20 am

TUF Season 18 Gets New Day, New Time And New TV Network

A new network, new day and time, new coaches and new captivating storylines. The Ultimate Fighter, the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s signature reality series, moves to FOX Sports 1, FOX Sports’ newly minted multi-sport national cable channel, when it returns in September. The series, featuring UFC® women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and challenger Cat Zingano as...

Apr 15, 2013 10:15 am

VIDEO | Mark Munoz Blog

UFC middleweight fighter Mark Munoz takes us a long a typical day in the life of a UFC fighter.

Apr 15, 2013 9:00 am

VIDEO | J. Jones Gives Sonnen The Silent Treatment

Jon Jones and Chael Sonnen spoke with Jon Anik during the TUF 17 Finale. While Sonnen was more than willing to talk about their upcoming fight at UFC 159, “Bones” wasn’t quite as eager as his opponent.

Apr 15, 2013 8:53 am

Salary Report: Faber / Miller top TUF 17 Finale Payroll

Last Saturday the UFC returned to The Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas for ‘The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale’. The promotion spent a disclosed $508,500 in fighter salaries with Urijah Faber and Cole Miller leading the charge and taking home the lions share of that figure. Cole Miller rounded out the Facebook.com preliminary card...

Apr 15, 2013 7:38 am

Gonzaga camp to protest Browne loss

At this weekends TUF 17 Finale, UFC heavyweight Travis Browne (14-1-1 MMA, 5-1-1 UFC) was awarded a win as well as the “Knockout of the Night” bonus for disposing of competitor Gabriel Gonzaga (14-7 MMA, 9-6 UFC) via elbows, just 71 seconds into their fight. At least a couple of the blows appear to violate both the no striking...

Apr 15, 2013 7:35 am

Following Gonzaga Win Browne Wants Top 10 Opponent

“I think I’m starting to get some of the recognition that I may not have gotten before, and I think it’s due. I think I’ve put in some of my time — what’s this like my sixth or seventh fight in the UFC? And I’m coming off of one loss in my career and, yeah,...

Apr 15, 2013 7:31 am

Miesha Tate “Pissed” With Ref Stoppage In Zingano Bout

“I’m pissed to say the least. I’m definitely not happy. I still feel like I was in the fight. I don’t for one second feel like it should have been stopped. I’m a fighter and I wanted to keep fighting.” “Kim came in and told me before we ever left the locker room that, ‘If...

Apr 15, 2013 7:21 am

VIDEO | Watch Gastelum Derail The Uriah Hall Hype Train

Last weekend Kelvin Gastelum became the youngest fighter to win “The Ultimate Fighter” reality series. He did so by defeating one of the hottest prospects to ever walk off the set of the show in Uriah Hall. Check out highlights from the fight in the player above.

Apr 15, 2013 7:12 am

VIDEO | Faber vs. Jorgensen Full Fight Highlights

In the main event of last Saturday’s TUF 17 Finale event, Urijah Faber and Scott Jorgensen squared off in a bantamweight bout. If you missed this fantastic fight, hit play above and catch all the highlights.

Apr 13, 2013 12:18 pm

John Makdessi vs Edson Barboza Added to UFC 162

Independence Day weekend just got that much better. The already impressive UFC 162 fight card has just added a lightweight war between John Makdessi (11-2) and Edson Barboza (11-1). Barboza is coming off a first round submission win over Lucas Martins in January. This made for a triumphant return after a huge upset loss (first...

Apr 13, 2013 11:33 am

UFC 162 adds Mike Pierce vs. David Mitchell to already stacked line-up!

Two tough welterweights are set to meet at UFC 162 on July 6 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Mike Pierce (16-5 MMA, 8-3 UFC) will try to keep his win streak going when he faces David Mitchell (12-2 MMA, 1-2 UFC). Pierce had been campaigning for either Ellenberger or Lawler but both of those...

Apr 13, 2013 11:25 am

UFC Champ, Rousey Believes Fallon Fox Holds Unfair Advantage Over Female Combatants

UFC Female Bantamweight Champion, Ronda Rousey, took to the airwaves to give her thoughts on one of the most controversial topics in MMA today, Fallon Fox. In her interview with AXS TV the female champ gives her take on whether or not the transgendered fighter has an advantage in the cage. “In Fallon Fox’s case,...

Apr 13, 2013 11:18 am

Belcher: Belfort Cannot Win Big Fights Without TRT Use

“The Talent” Alan Belcher has been making waves in the media while leading up to his showdown with Michael Bisping at UFC 159. In his latest interview he not only does his best to promote his fight, but he also takes some jabs at a legend of the sport, Vitor Belfort. Belfort was forced to...

Apr 12, 2013 10:07 am

Watch Today’s TUF 17 Finale Weigh-Ins Live on BJPENN.COM (6pm ET)

Today fighters scheduled for ‘The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale’ event will hit the scales at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in LAs Vegas and make their bouts official for tomorrow nights card. If you cannot make the event live this afternoon, have no fear. As always BJPENN.COM will be streaming the weigh-ins live and free...