Archive: ufc news

Apr 5, 2013 10:35 am

Alexis Davis vs. Rosi Sexton added to UFC 161 | UFC NEWS

Canada will have its first Ultimate Fighting Champion’s women’s bout this June. Alexis Davis (13-5) will meet Rosi Sexton (13-2) in a women’s bantamweight bout at UFC 161: Barao vs. Wineland. UFC officials announced the pairing yesterday. UFC 161 will be held on June 15, 2013 at the MTS Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. This...

Apr 5, 2013 10:21 am

Melvin Guillard Explains Pending Assault Charges

“That was an incident that happened when I first got to Jackson’s. To put it all out there, I’m fighting charges because I was jumped by a general manager and five security guards. My hands never touched anybody. There were five fans that I bought drinks for and when they saw me get jumped, they...

Apr 5, 2013 10:15 am

Diaz Camp Formally Requests Drug Testing Details From Quebec Commission

UFC 158 has come and gone, but in typical Nick Diaz fashion the media and fans are forced to still talk about it. La Régie des alcools des courses et des jeux (RACJ), the athletic commission in Quebec, confirmed yesterday that they tested six UFC 158 competitors for banned substances. They would not release the...

Apr 5, 2013 10:07 am

VIDEO | UFC on FUEL TV 9 Weigh-Ins Replay

If you missed this morning’s UFC on FUEL TV 9 event as many others did you can still check out the full replay in full using the player below. UFC on FUEL TV 9 kicks off tomorrow from Stockholm, Sweden.

Apr 5, 2013 7:57 am

UFC on FUEL TV 9 Weigh-In Results

Fighters competing in tomorrow’s UFC on FUEL TV 9 event tipped the scales early this morning to make their bouts official. 26-fighters weighed in and all made their contracted weight limit. UFC on FUEL TV 9 goes down tomorrow night from Stockholm, Sweden. MAIN CARD: (FUEL TV, 2 p.m. ET) Ilir Latifi (206) vs. Gegard...

Apr 4, 2013 3:52 pm

BJPENN.COM RADIO 4/3/13: DAN HARDY INTERVIEW REPLAY

UFC welterweight fighter, Dan Hardy, took to BJPENN.COM RADIO last night to discuss all the latest happenings in the ongoing saga that is his health. Unsure if he will ever be able to fight again, the British born fighter opened up with the crew and let us know exactly what is going on. Listen to...

Apr 4, 2013 3:45 pm

BJPENN.COM RADIO 4/3/13: TJ GRANT INTERVIEW REPLAY

Last night UFC lightweight TJ Grant joined the BJPENN.COM Radio crew to discuss his rise through the lightweight rankings and his upcoming fight against Gray Maynard at UFC 160. Use the player below to tune in:

Apr 4, 2013 11:59 am

All UFC 158 drug tests come back clean

No’roids? No weed? The Regie des alcools des courses et des jeux (Quebec’s athletic commission) said that drug tests for UFC 158 came back clean. A total of six competitors were tested, QAC rep Joyce Tremblay wrote in an email to MMAjunkie.com. The substances tested for are confidential, she said. In UFC 158’s main event,...

Apr 4, 2013 11:45 am

Watch The Invicta FC 5: Penne vs. Waterson Weigh-in Live on BJPENN.COM (6:30pm ET)

Video streaming by Ustream All 26 fighters participating in Friday’s highly-anticipated Invicta FC 5 women’s world championship doubleheader Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) event at Ameristar Casino Hotel Kansas City will weigh in on Thursday. The weigh in is open! to the public, free of charge, and will stream live right here on BJPENN.COM In the...

Apr 4, 2013 11:25 am

Rashad Evans Says 185 In His Future If He Fails Against Hendo

“If I lose my next fight, I would consider dropping down a weight class. If I drop down to 185 and things weren’t going right, then I would think about retiring.” Former UFC light-heavyweight champion, Rashad Evans, finds himself on the fringe of a place he thought he would never be. After winning The Ultimate...

Apr 4, 2013 8:46 am

VIDEO | Fightland Visits Tristar Gym

Go behind the scenes of coach Firas Zahabi’s legendary Tristar Gym in Montreal, home to UFC champion George St. Pierre, blue-chip prospect Rory MacDonald, and MMA hopefuls like James Polodna and Kajan Johnson.

Apr 4, 2013 7:30 am

Dustin Pague vs. Yves Jabouin added to UFC 161 in Winnipeg | UFC News

A bantamweight tilt between Dustin Pague (11-7 MMA, 1-3 UFC) and Yves Jabouin (18-8 MMA, 3-2 UFC) is the latest addition to June’s UFC 161 lineup. The Tristar Gym fighter, Jabouin, suffered a KO loss to Brad Pickett in his most recent outing at UFC on FUEL TV: Struve vs Miocic this past Sepetember. Prior...

Apr 3, 2013 11:47 am

BJPENN.COM RADIO RETURNS TONIGHT WITH HARDY, CASTILLO AND GRANT 5pm PT/ 8pm ET

The BJPENN.COM RADIO crew is set to return to action tonight in its normal time-slot with a stacked guest list. Joining hosts George Matthews and Pedro Carrasco will be UFC welterweight fighter Dan Hardy, and UFC lightweights Danny Castillo & TJ Grant. The show kicks off at 5:00 PM PT / 8:00 PM ET and...

Apr 3, 2013 11:46 am

Diaz to retire unless he gets GSP rematch or Silva bout

Unpredictable welterweight Nick Diaz continues to throw around the ‘r’ word. After losing to UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre via unanimous decision at UFC 158, Diaz announced his retirement from the sport, something he’s been prone to do after a loss. According to a source close to the Diaz camp, unless the UFC gives...

Apr 3, 2013 11:45 am

Melvin Guillard vs Mac Danzig First Bout Booked For July’s UFC On Fox In Seattle

UFC lightweights Melvin ‘The Young Assassin’ Guillard and Mac Danzig will square off in the first bout announced for UFC On Fox 8 in Seattle. The UFC’s official Twitter account posted the following: Seattle’s July @ufconfox event has its first bout booked: Verbal agreements are in for Melvin @young__assassin Guillard vs. @macdanzigmma — UFC (@ufc)...

Apr 3, 2013 10:53 am

VIDEO | Sonnen: “Jon Jones, beat me, if you can”

I will come on stage, I will sell the tickets. I’m the highest paid fighter in the history of the UFC and I’m the biggest draw this industry has ever seen. So Jon, when I get done, grab your broom and sweep up afterwards. You guys need to know one thing. On 4/27 at 7:00...