Archive: ufc news

Mar 22, 2013 11:22 am

VADA Offers Up Free Testing Program For The UFC | UFC NEWS

The VADA organization has made diligent efforts to clean up the sport of Mixed Martial Arts through random, unannounced drug screening. More and more these days UFC fighters seem to be getting popped for banned substances, resulting in fines, suspensions and overturned verdicts of fights. In some instances pre-fight testing has cost the UFC main...

Mar 22, 2013 7:07 am

Jordan Mein steps in for injured Dan Hardy, faces Matt Brown at UFC on FOX 7 | UFC News

An injury has forced Dan “The Outlaw” Hardy (25-10 MMA, 6-4 UFC) to pull out of his scheduled bout with Matt Brown (16-11 MMA, 6-5 UFC) at UFC on FOX 7 next month. Stepping in to fill the void will be Canadian welterweight Jordan “Young Gun” Mein (27-8 MMA, 1-0 UFC), who makes a quick return to action, fresh off his...


Mar 21, 2013 3:57 pm

BJPENN.COM RADIO 3/20/13: Scott Jorgensen Full Interview | UFC NEWS

The Ultimate Fighter Finale headliner, Scott Jorgensen, joined BJPENN.COM RADIO last night to dive in on what it takes to fight his good friend Urijah Faber. Check out the full interview in the player below: You can also check out the full archive from the great BJPENN.COM RADIO CHANNEL RIGHT HERE! OR iTunes short link Store...

Mar 21, 2013 3:55 pm

BJPENN.COM RADIO 3/20/13: Mike Pyle Full Interview | UFC NEWS

With Gunnar Nelson in his sights, top UFC welterweight, Mike Pyle took time out of his busy training schedule last night to talk to the BJPENN.COM RADIO crew. This interview ran super long, so if you caught the live airing, you still didn’t get a chance to listen to the amazing dialogue from one of...

Mar 21, 2013 3:51 pm

BJPENN.COM RADIO 3/20/13: Martin Kampmann Full Interview | UFC NEWS

Last night we aired an exclusive interview with top UFC welterweight fighter Martin Kampmann. If you missed the live broadcast, check out the interview in it’s entirety in the player below. You can also check out the full archive from the great BJPENN.COM RADIO CHANNEL RIGHT HERE! OR iTunes short link Store : http://bit.ly/SY001z https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/bjpenn.com-radio/id556491036?mt=2 Stitcher...

Mar 21, 2013 3:47 pm

BJPENN.COM RADIO 3/20/13: Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson Full Interview | UFC NEWS

Check out the full replay of last night’s BJPENN.COM Radio segment with UFC flyweight champion, Demetrious Johnson in the player below. You can also check out the full archive from the great BJPENN.COM RADIO CHANNEL RIGHT HERE! OR iTunes short link Store : http://bit.ly/SY001z https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/bjpenn.com-radio/id556491036?mt=2 Stitcher Home page http://stitcher.com/s/profile.php?fid=27036 Short Link http://bit.ly/PDzLXV Share Tweet Email +1...

Mar 21, 2013 3:38 pm

Lavar Johnson Cut From The UFC For Failed Drug Test | UFC NEWS

Lavar Johnson, failed a drug test following UFC 157 bout opposite Brendan Schaub which ended in a unanimous decision loss. An elevated testestosterone-to-epitestosterone (T/E) ratio of 6.6-to-1 triggered a carbon isotope ratio (CIR) test that confirmed Johnson had testosterone in his system that “was consistent with the administration of a steroid.” A rep for American...

Mar 21, 2013 10:46 am

Dos Santos Calls Overeem a Joke | UFC NEWS

For the second time, Junior Dos Santos will not be fighting Alistair Overeem.  In 2012, “The Reem” failed a random pre-fight drug test, and now in 2013, he has pulled out of a match with JDS because of an injury.   “I think this guy,” said Dos Santos, “I don’t have too much to say...

Mar 21, 2013 10:33 am

Matt Riddle Calls Dana White “Bald Juice Monkey” | UFC NEWS

Not one to sit by quietly in any situation, former UFC welterweight Matt Riddle shared his opinions with Stephanie Joplin in an interview posted yesterday.  Riddle was cut from the UFC following his second failed drug test over marijuana, and insults between the fighter and UFC president, Dana White, ensued.   Most recently, White responded...

Mar 21, 2013 10:32 am

VIDEO | BJ Penn vs. Sunny Garcia – Road To The Lavaman

UFC superstar BJ Penn has a new opponent lined up. Not in MMA, but in the Lavaman Waikoloa Hawaii Challenge on March 24th. It is a charity triathlon, and his competition; Professional Surfer Sunny Garcia. The two challengers are legends in their respected sports, and will not take each other lightly. The proceeds of the...

Mar 21, 2013 10:26 am

Martins, Larsen expect to be added to UFC on FX 8 | UFC News

May’s UFC on FX 8 event just added another matchup. Brazil’s Lucas Martins will face Jeremy Larsen in a lightweight showdown, several sources are reporting. UFC executives have yet to make an official announcement, but the proposed bout represents the 13th contest for the fight card. Ataquetotal.com first reported the contest and Tatame.com has since...

Mar 21, 2013 10:14 am

Dana White: No Regrets Signing Hector Lombard | UFC NEWS

UFC middleweight fighter Hector Lombard was one of the most sought after fighters in the world. After being crowned the Bellator champion he walked into the Octagon riding a 26-fight unbeaten streak and world of fans on his shoulders. He was supposed to be “the next big thing”. UFC officials gave the stand-out an unmatched...

Mar 21, 2013 10:04 am

VIDEO | Sonnen To Jones: You don’t want to fight me | UFC NEWS

Chael Sonnen is a more than just a UFC Tonight analyst and fighter, he’s also a talented poet. In fact, Sonnen wrote a poem for Jon Jones that shows exactly what he’s got in store for him at UFC 159. I got a call one day from Dana, he said ‘Chael, I’m putting you to...

Mar 21, 2013 9:59 am

VIDEO | Michael Bisping: “I’m in a different league” | UFC NEWS

“I never underestimate an opponent, but I truly believe I’m the better fighter. I think I’ve got the better skill set in all areas. I think I’m just a tougher person. If we were plopped off the street with no martial arts training, I would bury this guy each and every time. I truly believe...

Mar 20, 2013 10:10 am

EXCLUSIVE | Mike Dolce On the Principles of “The Dolce Diet” | BJPENN.COM RADIO

Mike Dolce had plenty to say during his interview with BJPENN.COM Radio last Wednesday, March 13, ranging from his thoughts on Johnny Hendricks’ preparation for his upcoming bout with Carlos Condit to his dealings with Cris “Cyborg” Santos and even his belief that Chael Sonnen will “beat the piss out of Jon Jones” in their...

Mar 20, 2013 10:00 am

Firas Zahabi Comments On GSP Hand Wrap Controversy | UFC NEWS

“I was outside when Mike Ricci was fighting. So, right when I came in, I saw Jake Shields waiting at the door, so I said hello to him. I didn’t know what he was doing there, and when I walked into the room they were like ‘Hey, they’re not letting us, they’re interrupting the warm-up.’...