Archive: ufc news

Sep 20, 2012 9:00 am

VIDEO's | UFC 152 Full Open Workouts | UFC NEWS

The UFC held the traditional pre-pay-per-view media workouts yesterday in Toronto, Ontario, Canada’s Xtreme Couture with many of the main card participants headed to this weekend’s UFC 152 event. We have compiled video’s from the session and included them on the following pages.

Sep 20, 2012 8:35 am

Watch Today's UFC 152 Pre-Fight Press Conference Live On BJPENN.COM (Noon ET) | UFC NEWS

In anticipation for this weekends UFC 152 event the UFC is holding a special press-conference this afternoon to promote the show. Today’s event takes place at the Real Sports Bar and Grill in Toronto and UFC President Dana White as well as main card participants Jon Jones, Vitor Belfort, Demetrious Johnson, Joseph Benavidez, Brian Stann...

Sep 19, 2012 5:24 pm


Former UFC welterweight and lightweight champion, BJ Penn, is currently preparing for his return to action at UFC on FOX 5 against Canadian prospect, Rory MacDonald. With training camp barely underway, Penn allowed camera’s to film some of his session as he gets ready to enter into the rigorous portion of fight preparation. Proceed to...

Sep 19, 2012 11:59 am

Rashad Evans Believes He Will Fight Jon Jones Again In A Year | UFC NEWS

“I probably know a lot more about Jon Jones than most people and have such insight, so Vitor asked me to be his righthand man in preparation for the fight. I think it’s a huge mistake to consider him an underdog because this is an MMA fight. You’ve seen some of the most dramatic finishes...

Sep 19, 2012 11:44 am

Melendez Changes Tune: Open To Fourth Fight With Thomson | MMA NEWS

“I’m definitely down for it. I’d be up for it. I’m not looking forward to it right away, but I’m definitely not scared of it. I don’t think it was my best performance. I think Thomson’s a tough guy, I think we know each other well. It was a close fight and San Jose’s his...

Sep 19, 2012 11:20 am

With Mir Out, Werdum Ready To Step Up Against Cormier | MMA NEWS

“I talk to my coach Rafael Cordeiro first. I don’t know. But if maybe if they (the UFC) tries to call me and Rafael says it’s okay, I’ll fight for sure.” In an interview with our good buds over at, UFC heavyweight fighter, Fabricio Werdum is ready to pack up and head back to...

Sep 19, 2012 11:12 am

International Scene | Dutch MMA fighter Hyram Rodriguez becomes first European MMA champion | MMA NEWS

This past Saturday September 15th, 2012. The Dutch fighter Hyram Rodriguez successfully captured the first ever European MMA lightweight title with his Unanimous Decision win over the Danish fighter Kenneth Rosfort-Nees. The Holland based fighter had met his adversary once before, losing in his opponent’s hometown in Copenhagen through a highly controversial decision. In this...

Sep 19, 2012 11:05 am

Brian Stann Explains Move From Greg Jacksons Gym | UFC NEWS

“The shift has gone great. When I’m here in Atlanta, I’ve got an extremely great group of guys – I brought in a great group of guys. There’s a lot of focus, there’s a lot of eyes on every single round I’m putting in. There’s a tremendous focus on drilling and practicing technique every day;...

Sep 19, 2012 10:49 am

Bisping Perfectly Fine With Being Labeled As The "British Bad Boy" | UFC NEWS

“I suppose that’s the way they’re marketing it. In fact, I’m sat in this office in Las Vegas and there’s a piece of paper here that says ‘UFC 152 – Saturday. American Hero versus British Bad Boy’… That’s definitely the route that the marketing is going down but I’ve got no problem with that. The...

Sep 19, 2012 10:42 am

Vitor Belfort Prepared To Take On Jon Jones Five-Minutes At A Time | UFC NEWS

“As far as I know, I’m there to fight five minutes. If, after five minutes, nothing gets done we have another five, then I’ll have a minute’s rest and then another five. One more minute’s rest and then another five… so as far as I know we’re only going for five minutes – and then...

Sep 19, 2012 10:10 am

VIDEO | Chris Weidman Confused And Dissapointed At Silva vs. Bonnar Booking | UFC NEWS

A dejected Chris Weidman joined UFC Tonight analysts Kenny Florian and Todd Harris to breakdown UFC 153. Weidman was visibly upset by Anderson Silva’s recent actions and is seeking an explanation. Here are some highlights: (Jump to page 2 for the full video interview) “I was a little shocked and confused and a little disappointed....

Sep 19, 2012 10:04 am

Stann "Absolutely 100-Percent" Doesn't Care If Bisping Trash Talks Him | UFC NEWS

“I absolutely 100-percent don’t care (if Bisping talks trash) I really don’t. Me and Mike aren’t friends, merely acquaintances, so he knows nothing about me. So I don’t see how we’d be insulted by anything we’d say to one another. One thing I know about Mike, he’s an intelligent guy. He knows what he’s doing....

Sep 19, 2012 9:45 am

VIDEO | Countdown To UFC 152 (Full Episode) | UFC NEWS

“Countdown to UFC 152” hit FUEL TV this week and if you missed it we have the full episode right here on BJPENN.COM. Follow along with this weekend’s main card participants as they prepare for greatness at UFC 152.

Sep 19, 2012 6:30 am

Chad Griggs vs. Cyrille Diabate added to UFC 154 in Montreal | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor A light-heavyweight match-up between Chad Griggs (11-2 MMA, 0-1 UFC) and Cyrille Diabate (18-8-1 MMA, 3-2 UFC) has been added to the UFC 154 fight card. Diabate was initially slated to face off against Fabio Maldonado in a UFC on FUEL TV 5 bout. However, Maldonado was pulled from the card in order...

Sep 18, 2012 2:55 pm

Masvidal Books Green As Next Opponent For Strikeforce: Cormier vs. Mir | MMA NEWS

Strikeforce officials have put together an interesting lightweight bout for November’s “Strikeforce: Cormier vs. Mir” event. Both Jorge Masvidal and Bobby Green have agreed to square off in what will likely be the evening’s main card on Showtime. “Strikeforce: Cormier vs. Mir” is set to take place from the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City...

Sep 18, 2012 1:51 pm

Michael Bisping: "Silva will Decapitate Bonnar" | UFC News

Michael “The Count” Bisping talks to reporters at Morton’s Stakehouse before heading to UFC 152 in Toronto where he faces Brian Stann.  “The Count” straight tells his thoughts on UFC 153 Silva vs Bonnar “Let’s be honest, more than likely, Anderson Silva’s going to decapitate him.  I don’t think I’m saying anything too out there...