Archive: ufc news

Aug 11, 2012 8:48 am

Bellator Adds Renato “Babalu” Sobral, Will Compete In Season 8 Tournament | MMA NEWS

Bellator Fighting Championships continues to bolster its already impressive roster as the promotion has announced the signing of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt Renato “Babalu” Sobral to its Light Heavyweight roster. Still recovering from a hand injury suffered earlier this year, “Babalu” will make his Bellator debut in the Season 8 Light Heavyweight Tournament, which will...

Aug 11, 2012 8:42 am

UFC 150 FIGHTERS WEIGH-IN, WARNED TO BEWARE OF ALTITUDE | UFC NEWS

The fighters have weighed in yesterday for tonight’s 150 card at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado, but the x-factor in each of the 10 fights is how will the fighters react to fighting at the Mile High City’s infamous altitude. Denver stands at 5280 feet (or 1609.344 meters) above sea level and the oxygen...

Aug 10, 2012 12:27 pm

Tickets For "Just Scrap Maui II" On Sale Now | MMA NEWS

Maui’s own, Kendall Grove is set to headline the latest “Just Scrap” fight card when the promotion returns to Maui for the second time this year. Tickets for the event are on sale now at BJPENN.COM and are set at $25.00 for general admission and $35 for cage side seats. Click here to go to...


Aug 10, 2012 8:18 am

Coach Confirms GSP Wants Anderson Silva Next | UFC NEWS

“Georges St-Pierre told me he wants (to fight Anderson Silva). But right now he has to get back on the horse and fight Carlos Condit and be champion again. He needs to keep focused. “(If the Silva fight happens) ideally I’d like a catch weight. I think it’d be more fair. If you fight at...

Aug 10, 2012 8:12 am

Jamie Varner: I could have beat Lauzon in a boring fight | UFC NEWS

“With my fighting style, I fight with reckless abandon,” said Jamie Varner reflecting on his UFC on FOX 4 loss to Joe Lauzon Saturday night. “I think that’s why I got Fight of the Night. I think that’s why people enjoy watching me fight. It’s because I don’t stop. You live by the sword, you...

Aug 10, 2012 1:54 am

Video | UFC 150 Pre-Fight Press Conference | UFC News

Watch the UFC 150 pre-fight press conference with Benson Henderson, Frankie Edgar, Donald Cerrone, Melvin Guillard and Jon Anik. For all the latest MMA news and fight updates stay tuned to BJPENN.COM

Aug 10, 2012 1:46 am

Video | Full Blast: Michael Bisping | UFC News

Michael Bisping is on a mission. He faces Brian Stann in the co-main event at UFC® 152. If he wins and wins convincingly, Bisping feels he should get a title shot. Bisping was mic’d up Octagon-side as Anderson Silva fought Chael Sonnen at UFC® 148. He was joined byStrikeforce Women’s Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey, in...

Aug 9, 2012 5:43 pm

Josh Koscheck | F— you, I’m a fighter. There's No Etiquette in MMA |UFC News

UFC Welterweight Josh Koscheck bluntly says during the promo video for the new cable tv reality show Fight Factory “F— you, I’m a fighter. When I’m in the ring it’s business.  It’s my livelihood on the line. I’m going to be a dick. I’m going to be pissed.” “I don’t like anybody I’m gonna fight....

Aug 9, 2012 5:22 pm

CM Punk Criticizes Jon Jones’s Nike Deal

The ongoing string of WWE shots at the UFC seem to have no end in sight. This time it comes from a WWE Champion and is aimed at a UFC Champion. WWE Champion CM Punk is getting some media attention for comments he made on criticizing Nike for signing UFC Light Heavyweight champion Jon “Bones”...

Aug 9, 2012 2:53 pm

Chael Sonnen vs "Unnamed Rival" on a Grudge Weight Bout | UFC News

Chael Sonnen reveals an upcoming bout with an unnamed opponent on Wed in his twitter account. Theories of Wanderlei Silva being the unnamed opponent come to play. Over the past few years, MMA fans witness jabs between Wanderlei and Chael exchanged through different media outlets. Share your thoughts and theories PENN Nation. Stay tuned to...

Aug 9, 2012 12:17 pm

Fan Driven Fighter Platform Helps Fighters Get Noticed

Global Proving Ground (GPG) is proud to announce the official launch of their unique fan driven fighter platform. The GPG platform enables combat sports athletes with diverse fight backgrounds to showcase their skills on a global stage. Skilled fighters on every continent have the opportunity to get noticed and build an International fan base. According...

Aug 9, 2012 12:08 pm

UFC 150 Co-Main Eventer Donald Cerrone Promises ‘Strictly Business’ Brawl

Top UFC lightweight Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone says his UFC 150 showdown with friend and rival Melvin “The Young Assassin” Guillard will be “strictly business” but –motivated to impress his hometown fans – the Cowboy added he will go all out for a KO in what he expects to be the fight of the night. Cerrone...

Aug 9, 2012 11:41 am

Report: UFC grosses $500 million/year in revenue | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor Bloomberg recently ran a feature on the Fertittas and its ownership of the UFC. The feature provided details on the Fertittas as well as some interesting financial information. The article states that the UFC brings in $500 million in annual sales. The Fertittas, according to Bloomberg, control a fortune worth at least $1...

Aug 9, 2012 11:40 am

Hector Lombard Pardons Loss to Injury | UFC News

Last month’s UFC 148 broke a 24 win streak for Bellator Middleweight King Hector Lombard on his UFC debut opposite Tim Boetsch on a split decision.  He posted an explanation on facebook: Read more:  MMA(News), UFC(News)    

Aug 9, 2012 11:18 am

Shogun tops UFC on FOX 4 salaries | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor Two former UFC light-heavyweight champions led the payroll at last Saturday’s UFC on FOX 4 event, as Mauricio “Shogun” Rua ($240,000) and Lyoto Machida ($200,000) combined for 46 percent of the events $963,000 payroll. The main event of the evening proved to be very entertaining as Shogun Rua stopped Brandon Vera ($70,000) via fourth-round TKO. However, it...

Aug 9, 2012 8:58 am

Frank Trigg Arrested

Frank Trigg has been arrested. Here’s the scoop from ProMMANow: “Former Pride and UFC fighter Franklin Dewey Trigg III was arrested Wednesday on charges of battery resulting from an alleged domestic violence altercation that occurred back in October 2011. ProMMAnow.com has confirmed with law enforcement Trigg is being held at the Clark County Detention Center...

Aug 8, 2012 7:25 pm

MMA Inside the Cage; Miletich Disses Hall of Fame, Talks XFC

Our good friends at MMA Inside the Cage bring us another great interview. Casey Oxendine interviews UFC legend Pat Miletich. When Casey addresses the UFC Hall of Fame situation, Pat’s demeanor changes and he bluntly lays out his stance on the situation. Should Pat Miletich be in the UFC Hall of Fame?

Aug 8, 2012 5:05 pm

Diego Sanchez Critical Of His Training Partners And Their Boring Fights | UFC NEWS

Diego Sanchez recently announced he is moving from welterweight to lightweight.  Sanchez revealed his thoughts on his Jackson MMA teamamtes, Clay Guida and Carlos Condit‘s  most recent performance during an interview with MMAhour on Monday stating both sucked and felt Nick Diaz won over Condit. “I thought both of those fights sucked.” “My coaches might...

Aug 8, 2012 3:01 pm

Fitch Calls BJ Penn A Coward Who Is Not Welcome At AKA

Nov 7, Tuesday:  Jon Fitch used a conference call meant to promote  AKA’s new “Fight Factory” reality series on Nuvo TV to call former UFC 2 division Champ, BJ Penn, a coward. “Here at AKA, we’ve got fighters who come out to fight, fighters who will face anyone and don’t hide from any opponents.  ...

Aug 8, 2012 2:36 pm

Jon Jones Picks Up Groundbreaking Nike Deal | UFC NEWS

25 year old UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones makes history by becoming the 1st MMA fighter to sign a global sponsorship deal with sports apparel giant, Nike.  MMAfighting reports: “Two sides have agreed to a multi year contract that will see Jones decked out in Nike gear for the forseeable future.  On Sept 1, when...

Aug 8, 2012 1:09 pm

UFC on FX: Browne vs. Bigfoot Official For Minneapolis, Tickets On Sale This Week | UFC NEWS

A five-round heavyweight showdown between contenders Travis “Hapa” Browne and Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva will headline an exciting UFC card scheduled for Friday, Oct. 5 at the Target Center in Minneapolis, Minn. The event will mark UFC’s first in Minneapolis since 2008, when UFC 87 broke the Target Center live gate record with a $2.25 million...