Archive: ufc news

Aug 16, 2012 8:47 am

VIDEO | All Access: Ronda Rousey – Full Episode 2 | MMA NEWS

The media spotlight fades as Strikeforce women’s champion Ronda Rousey enters an intense training camp guided by some of the best teams in MMA and boxing. Rousey’s challenger, Sarah Kaufman, trains with equal focus and determination while the cameras of SHOWTIME Sports capture both world-class athletes preparing for their August 18th showdown.

Aug 16, 2012 5:33 am

BJ Penn, "They knew they were going to lose on September 22nd"

A recent Sherdog interview with UFC legend BJ Penn revealed his thoughts on why Rory MacDonald really pulled out of their fight. Shortly after Dana White made the announcement Rory Tweeted this picture and it started circulating like wildfire. BJ’s immediate response was silence, but not long after hearing the news he suggested they meet...


Aug 15, 2012 10:46 pm

Video | Sonnen On Jones And Why He Chose To Fight Griffin | UFC News

Chael Sonnen is already making waves at his new home in the light heavyweight division, lambasting Jon Jones on UFC Tonight. Sonnen’s words are sure to anger the young champion Jon Jones. For all the latest MMA news and fight updates stay tuned to BJPENN.COM

Aug 15, 2012 11:20 am

Hendo To Jones: One trick pony? It's a pretty good trick | UFC NEWS

“[My right hand] must be a pretty good trick. It’s kept me in the sport this long and people keep wanting to see it. It’s kept me around for a long time. But it’s more about positioning. TKO me? I’d love for him to try. That means he’s coming after me and I won’t have...

Aug 15, 2012 10:59 am

ESPN Lightweight Rankings; Edgar and Melendez Frozen, Contenders Emerge

In the latest ESPN rankings Frankie Edgar still holds the number two spot. Once again, respected Strikeforce Lightweight Champion Gilbert Melendez fails to make it to the second spot in the poll. Interesting to note is Mike Chandler’s position on the list tied with fan boy favorite Clay Guida. Maybe it was Guida’s lackluster performance...

Aug 15, 2012 10:32 am

VIDEO | Strikeforce : I Am a Fighter: Ronda Rousey | MMA NEWS

From swimming pools with her father to a bronze medal finish in the Olympics, watch the inspiring story of Ronda Rousey’s evolution into an MMA star. Don’t miss Rousey vs. Kaufman, Saturday August 18th 10PM ET/PT only on SHOWTIME.

Aug 15, 2012 10:18 am

Stacked card announced for UFC on FOX 5 | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor It was announced today that the UFC lightweight championship will be defended live on network television, as Benson Henderson (17-2 MMA, 5-0 UFC) will defend his title against Nate Diaz (16-7 MMA, 11-5 UFC) at UFC on Fox 5 on December 8th. Henderson headlined this past weekend’s UFC 150 event and successfully...

Aug 15, 2012 9:31 am

Penn vs. MacDonald Official For UFC on FOX 5 Dec. 8 | UFC NEWS

The welterweight bout MMA fans have been clamoring for has been rebooked for the UFC’s fifth-stint on FOX TV set for December 8. Originally scheduled for UFC 152, Penn vs. MacDonald was forced into a holding pattern after MacDonald announced a training injury (cut) and was forced to withdraw from the bout. Now the two...

Aug 15, 2012 8:50 am

Lightweight Title Bout Headlines UFC on FOX 5 As Henderson Meets Diaz | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister The UFC Lightweight Title bout between Ben Henderson and Nate Diaz will headline the UFC on FOX 5 card on December 8th. The news comes via USA Today. Fresh off a successful title defence at UFC 150 the champion Henderson will go to work again before the year is out. His opponent...

Aug 15, 2012 8:22 am

Shogun Rua vs. Alexander Gustafsson Booked For UFC on FOX 5 Dec. 8 | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Two top Light-Heavyweights are set to collide at UFC on FOX 5 as Shogun Rua meets Alexander Gustafsson. The bout is set to take place on December 8th however the location has still to be named according to USA Today. In his last bout Shogun defeated Brandon Vera in a well contested...

Aug 14, 2012 8:59 pm

Chael Sonnen to Face Forrest Griffin in December | UFC NEWS

Longtime UFC middleweight contender Chael Sonnen will be testing the waters at 205 lbs. when he takes on light heavyweight Forrest Griffin at UFC 155 in December. Sonnen announced the fight as a guest on “UFC Tonight” on Tuesday. The “American Gangster” is coming off a loss to UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva at UFC...

Aug 14, 2012 5:09 pm

GSP Wants to be More Exciting, Take More Risks | UFC News

George St. Pierre has notably won 9 in a row and has been the undisputed UFC welterweight champion.  The fast pace of mixed martial arts makes it seem like that was eons ago due to rehabilitating a knee injury.  Before he returns to the octagon to face Carlos Condit  talks of Anderson Silva vs GSP...

Aug 14, 2012 3:58 pm

Cyborg Wants Rousey Fight, Preferably Now At Bantamweight | MMA NEWS

“I really wanna fight Ronda. I really want to. She says bad things about me. I never say bad things about my opponent. I want to do my best in the octagon, and if she says she wants to fight me, she can come to my weight or at 140. She started at 145. And...

Aug 14, 2012 12:34 pm

Video| Nate Diaz: F#@$ the belt. I'm trying to beat the #1 guy in the world | UFC News

Immediately upon Ben Henderson retaining the UFC Lightweight title on a rematch with Frankie Edgar at UFC 150 Sat, the media and fans alike moved on to Bendo’s next title defense opposite Nate Diaz.  The highly anticipated bout is a first ever UFC title shot for the number one contender and highly touted, Nate Diaz. ...

Aug 14, 2012 10:31 am

Anderson Silva Not Expected To Return Until 2013 | UFC NEWS

“We haven’t done anything yet. Anderson said he wants to take some time off until after the end of this year, [then] we’ll start talking to him. [Chris Weidman] is in a great spot. The kid looked fantastic, demolished the number three guy. Demolished in spectacular fashion. He’s got the right to call out whoever...