Archive: ufc news

Jun 12, 2013 2:35 pm

Erik Perez Faces Off With Takeya Mizugaki Ready to Scrap at UFC on FS1: 2 in Indy

By JAKE CHASTAIN | UFC officials have announced that bantamweights Erik Perez (13-4 MMA, 3-0 UFC) and Takeya Mizugaki (17-7 MMA, 4-2 UFC) are set to square off at UFC on FOX  Sports1: 2 on August 28th at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana. Both men are high contenders and will likely be vying for top...

Jun 12, 2013 12:57 pm

UFC on FUEL TV 10 Pulls Second Highest Numbers in Station History

By JAKE CHASTAIN | The last and final UFC on FUEL TV event closed with an exclamation point! The ratings for the event, which featured a stacked Brazilian-heavy card, gave Fuel TV its second highest audience in the station’s history. That’s impressive considering the circumstances of the fight being hosted abroad in Brazil and many...

Jun 12, 2013 12:17 pm

One Last UFC Hoorah for “Big Country” this Weekend?

By JAKE CHASTAIN | This weekend “Big Country” Roy Nelson (19-7 MMA, 6-3 UFC) could be making his final UFC appearance as he steps into the octagon with Stipe Miocic at UFC 161 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. The bout will mark the final fight on Nelson’s current UFC contract and there is no telling what...

Jun 12, 2013 10:56 am

Flyweights Louis Gaudinot and Tim Elliott Set to do Battle at UFC 164 in Milwaukee

By JAKE CHASTAIN | UFC officials today announced that a featherweight bout between Louis Gaudinot (6-2 MMA, 1-1 UFC) and Tim Elliott (9-3-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC) was scheduled for UFC 164 in Milwaukee at the Bradley Center on August 31st. It has not yet been announced whether Gaudinot vs Elliot will air on the prelims or PPV portion...

Jun 12, 2013 10:01 am

“Bones” Leaning Toward Fall Return, Fight Against “The Mauler”

By JAKE CHASTAIN | Apparently Jon Jones’ toe is healing up rather nicely and the current UFC Light Heavyweight Champion is looking to return before the end of  the year and wants to defend his strap for a record setting sixth time (UFC light heavyweight). According to Ariel Helwani on last night’s episode of FUEL...

Jun 12, 2013 8:45 am

Casting MMA Stars in Movies Round 2

We’re at it again for round number 2 of our Hollywood shake up. We’re putting MMA stars in movies as if we had the control to cast the stars! Mark Hunt is Superman in The Man of Steel Daniel Cormier will be back as the Terminator The Iron Man Reboot with Antonio Minotauro Nogueira Frankie...

Jun 12, 2013 6:21 am

Quick Twitt | Overeem Eyes Worlds Largest Horse As Amazing Meal

Alistair Overeem has been known to eat some horse meat from time to time, we all know this. He credits his overly large physique to this special diet even in the wake of his failed testosterone test. It appears as if the Reem has a sense of humor on the subject too, check out the...

Jun 12, 2013 6:17 am

Dana White Eyes October For GSP vs. Hendricks

The return of GSP has been on the mind of fans for many months now. With his next opponent already hand selected in Johny Hendricks all we have been waiting for is a date for the fight to go down. According to UFC President Dana White that date looks to be in the works for...

Jun 12, 2013 6:11 am

Shields Responds To Woodley: ‘He doesn’t hit harder than Hendo’

“I definitely think I could withstand his (Woodley’s) punches. I mean, anything is possible, there could be a flash knockout with those little gloves, so of course anyone can be knocked out, but I think I could take it. I’ve taken Henderson’s biggest right hand he could throw. I think Woodley hits hard, but I...

Jun 12, 2013 6:08 am

Sonnen Clarifies Jon Jones Set Up Comments

Earlier this week Chael Sonnen hit the airwaves stating that at UFC 151 Dan Henderson and himself set up Jon Jones for the last-minute switch in opponent that ultimately cancelled the entire event. If it was truly a set up it did not go down as planned. Nonetheless, Sonnen clarified those same comments during his...

Jun 12, 2013 6:02 am

VIDEO | Pro’s Pick UFC 161

Some of MMA’s most popular figures weigh in on this weekends UFC 161 event. To see who they favor in the nights marquee match ups tune into the video above.

Jun 12, 2013 6:00 am

Manny Gamburyan to Meet Cole Miller at UFC on FOX Sports1 1 in Boston

By JAKE CHASTAIN | It was announced last night (June 11th) on UFC Tonight on FUEL TV that the organization has added a featherweight bout to its August 17th debut on FOX Sport 1. This fight will likely be the 13th and last installment to the card in Boston. Manny Gamburyan (12-7), after defeating Michihiro...

Jun 11, 2013 2:34 pm

Joe Lauzon Wants to “Out Do” His Last Performance at The Garden in Boston

By JAKE CHASTAIN | Joe Lauzon (22-8 MMA) will be making his 2nd appearance back in his home state under the UFC banner when he fights in Boston on August 17th for the debut event of UFC on FOX Sports 1 against Michael Johnson. Lauzon dominated Gabe Rudiger in that fight, submitting him in two...

Jun 11, 2013 1:13 pm

Vitor Belfort opens up about his use of TRT

Vitor “The Phenom” Belfort (23-10 MMA, 12-6 UFC) is nothing less than a legend in the sport of mixed martial arts. He has provided fight fans with some of the most memorable knockouts in MMA’s history. But, with all that said, Vitor has been under a lot of public scrutiny lately in regards to his...

Jun 11, 2013 12:26 pm

Tyron Woodley Has His ‘Swagger On’ For Jake Shields at UFC 161

By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA     Welterweight fighters, Jake Shields and Tyron Woodley, are set to meet this Saturday at UFC 161 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. As fight week has finally arrived, Woodley spoke with The MMA Hour on Monday, saying that he will prove to be a nightmare for the Cesar Gracie fighter in...

Jun 11, 2013 10:51 am

Hatsu Hioki Set to Meet Darren Elkins at UFC on FS1: 2

By JAKE CHASTAIN | BJPenn.com gained word this morning that a featherweight bout between Hatsu Hioki and Darren Elkins has been added to the UFC on Fox Sports 1: 2 card, which is set to take place on August 28th in Indianapolis, Indiana at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse. ESPN.com first confirmed the booking. Both men will be looking to...

Jun 11, 2013 7:03 am

Casting MMA Stars in Movies Round 1

BJPenn.com takes a look at some of the fighters in the UFC who just might have missed their true calling as an actor. Here are some castings that we might have made if we were in charge! Roy Nelson in Duck Dynasty   Chael Sonnen as Sensei Kreese in The Karate Kid Rampage Jackson as...