Archive: ufc news

Jul 29, 2013 12:05 pm

Machida Comfortable With Wrestling Ability Of Phil Davis

“I feel very comfortable with striking. I’ve fought many wrestlers; I know how to deal with them. So I feel very confident my striking will be the difference in this fight.” This weekend former UFC light-heavyweight champion, Lyoto Machida, faces wrestling standout, Phil Davis in the co-main event of UFC 163. As he tells it...

Jul 29, 2013 11:55 am

UFC Lightweight Aaron Riley Retires After 45 Professional Fights

Aaron Riley, 32, announced his retirement from the sport of mixed martial arts following a split decision loss to Justin Salas at UFC on FOX 8.  Riley boasted a professional record of 30-14, with one draw.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA   UFC lightweight fighter, Aaron Riley, announced his retirement from MMA Saturday night following...

Jul 29, 2013 11:55 am

Trevor Smith Broke His Hand in Fight of the Night Loss to Ed Herman

By JAKE CHASTAIN | To add a little more sting to his already tough defeat this past weekend we’re catching news that UFC middleweight Trevor Smith suffered a broken hand in his UFC on FOX 8 Fight of the Night performance against Ed Herman. The two men went to war on the preliminary card in one...

Jul 29, 2013 11:51 am

Luke Rockhold Discusses Possible Boetsch Fight Next, Eventually Wants Bisping

By JAKE CHASTAIN | UFC Middleweight and former Strikeforce Champion Luke Rockhold recently talked with MMA Underground’s Jack Brown about many of the topics currently swirling around his career. He touched on his most recent loss to Vitor Belfort, what he learned from that experience, and what the fans can expect from him next inside the...

Jul 29, 2013 11:39 am

Aldo Focused on TKZ, Not Potential Title Shot At 155

“I want to focus on my fight, then we’ll worry about a potential move. I don’t want to take too big of a step. I respect my opponent. I was already in the groove. I was prepared and I had to make a few adjustments, but I feel fine,” Aldo stated when asked about how the...

Jul 29, 2013 11:33 am

EDITORIAL | The Monday Morning Aftermath, UFC on FOX 8 Edition

By JAKE CHASTAIN | This is the first installment of BJPenn.com’s Monday Morning Aftermath column, which will consist of breaking down the previous weekend’s top news and touching on what fans can expect to look for the following week as aftermath from that action. This column will also give the fans a head’s up on anything MMA...

Jul 29, 2013 11:27 am

Paul Daley Responds to Dana White’s Doubts, Expresses Interest in UFC Return

Former UFC welterweight contender, Paul Daley, was cut from the UFC following a post-fight incident where he threw a blatant punch at opponent Josh Koscheck.  Now, having been released from Bellator FC for legal reasons, Daley seems to be making his case for a return to the Octagon.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA   Following...

Jul 29, 2013 11:24 am

GSP Defends Boring Performance Of Teammate Rory MacDonald

Last Saturday Rory MacDonald and Jake Ellenberger fought and did not live up to their hype. The two welterweight fighters received more boo’s than cheers following their co-main event which was billed as a potential title eliminator. In the aftermath, MacDonald teammate, GSP took to Canada’s TSN to defend his pupil and support Rory’s game...

Jul 29, 2013 10:41 am

Dana White Unimpressed With Bellator’s PPV Plans For Roy Jones vs. Rampage

“They have no f— clue what they’re doing. When they’re in this business, right, and things are going well, you start grabbing for anything. You have a bunch of guys who don’t know anything about fighting at the network. Networks acquire content. They don’t become promoters. Nobody wants to watch them on free TV. They’re...

Jul 29, 2013 10:35 am

Mayhem Miller Calls For Ban On UFC, Says Dana White Has Ruined The Sport

Dana White has killed the sport that you and i love. The refusal to build stars. The reward for standing and wanging. THE UNIFIED RULES, have all killed the sport of mixed martial arts. I come to you humbly, as a student and teacher of the mixed martial arts. A man that has never tapped...

Jul 27, 2013 7:42 pm

‘UFC on FOX 8: Johnson vs. Moraga’ Full Results

The UFC’s eighth appearance on FOX was a huge success with a slew of amazing fights and finishes this evening. ‘UFC on FOX 8: Johnson vs. Moraga’ took place from the KeyArena in Seattle, Washington. In the main event Demetrious ‘Mighty Mouse’ Johnson was able to retain his title with a fifth-round armbar submission over...

Jul 27, 2013 6:02 pm

UFC ON FOX 8 RESULTS: Robbie Lawler Puts Voelker to Sleep With a 2nd Round Head-Kick KO

By JAKE CHASTAIN | Robbie Lawler came out on fire, in every sense of the word. He was landing clean punches, solid kicks, flying-knees and vicious elbows. Robbie didn’t waste any time coming out and setting the pace of the fight. He totally dominated the first round and was looking unrealistically quick. Within the first couple...