Archive: ufc news

May 16, 2012 2:58 pm

Just Scrap Radio 5 Archive | Lauzon, King Mo,Buchholz & Baroni

This week’s episode of “Just Scrap Radio” has come and gone. Hosted by Jens Pulver and his brother Abel, our two hosts spent time with Joe Lauzon, King Mo, Justin Buchholz and Phil Baroni. If you missed the live broadcast check out our archive embedded above and tune in next week on Tuesday at 1PM...

May 16, 2012 2:39 pm

BJPenn.com's Unofficial Guide to MMA Nicknames – The best and worst | UFC NEWS

Fighters have always carried nicknames. Most of them fit their persona, some do not, and some – well they don’t even make sense. Listed below are some notable fighter nicknames, and I will warn you now that a few of them are terrible. The ones identified are classified as Great, Good, and Terrible. The criteria...

May 16, 2012 2:33 pm

UFC Gym BJ Penn Opens on Monday | UFC NEWS

UFC Gym BJ Penn Hawaii officially opens its doors on Monday, May 21st.  The 37,000 sq ft facility is the 5th UFC gym to open.  The 4 prior gyms are located in various cities in California.  The partnership with the two division UFC champion, BJ Penn is the first of its kind for the brand....

May 16, 2012 2:19 pm

QUICK TWITT | Paul Kelly Debunks Drug Arrest Rumors | MMA NEWS

Earlier today we ran a story coming out of the UK that former UFC fighter Paul Kelly had been arrested in conjunction with a drug raid at his home. Part of this report was accurate; however Kelly was not detained by authorities as evidenced by his latest twitter post.

May 16, 2012 1:59 pm

Video | Poirier Cries During Post-Fight Interview | UFC News

Dustin Poirier couldn’t hold his emotions back when he revealed the disappointment in himself after the UFC on FUEL TV 3 loss opposite the Korean Zombie, Chan Sung Jung via Darce choke making his 1st main event appearance the fight of the night. “I had a really long training camp and I put 100% of myself...

May 16, 2012 1:52 pm

Rafael Natal Faces Andrew Craig At UFC on FUEL TV 4 | UFC NEWS

The UFC on Fuel TV 4 is literally growing by the minute. Rafael ‘Sapo’ Natal will now take on Andrew Craig at the July event. The fight was announced by Natal via his twitter account Wednesday. “Guys my opponent for my next fight at UFC on Fuel TV 7/11 gonna be Andrew Craig,” wrote Natal.“Here...

May 16, 2012 1:42 pm

Nick Penner vs. Tom DeBlass Booked For UFC on FUEL TV 4 | UFC NEWS

Light Heavyweights Nick Penner and Tom DeBlass are set to fight this summer at UFC on Fuel TV 4. The July 11th card is set to take place in San Jose, Ca. at the HP Pavilion. The Canadian Nick Penner is coming off a TKO loss via the hands of Anthony Perosh at the past...

May 16, 2012 10:29 am

VIDEO | Three Hours With Chael Sonnen

When Chael Sonnen talks, people tend to listen. If you have a camera or a microphone and Chael Sonnen is in the room, you better hide it because he will do whatever he can to create more buzz about his upcoming fight, simply because that’s what he does best. Whether you love him or hate...

May 16, 2012 9:47 am

Guillard | "I'm Gonna Be Champion At 155" | UFC NEWS

Lightweight star Melvin Guillard comments on his possible rise to the 155 lb. title. In speaking with Mike Fleig, of buddhasport.com, Guillard believes it is just a matter of time before he is crowned the champion at 155 pounds. When asked If he would ever consider switching weight classes Guillard’s response shocked a few of...

May 16, 2012 9:34 am

Following Stephens Win Cerrone Wants Fight In Denver | UFC NEWS

After picking apart a very game Jeremy Stephens, Donald Cerrone is ready to jump back in the octagon, sooner then some may think. Following the UFC on Fuel TV 3 win, Cerrone is ready to jump on the Denver fight card at UFC 150 in August. In his previous fight Cerrone was defeated by Nate...

May 16, 2012 9:00 am

Fedor Hints At Retirement | MMA NEWS

Recently, Fedor Emelianenko has received a lot of criticism for taking fights with second-rate opponents that fans think have no business stepping in the ring with The Last Emperor Such is the case with his next opponent, former UFC Heavyweight champion, Pedro Rizzo. The two veteran fighters will meet in Fedor’s home country of Russia...

May 16, 2012 8:14 am

VIDEO | Jung vs. Poirier Fight Highlight

Video: Highlights: Korean Zombie – Poirier Last night during the UFC on FUEL TV 3 Main event “The Korean Zombie” shocked the world with his dominant one-sided performance over top contender Dustin Poirier.

May 16, 2012 4:58 am

Jon Jones On Rashad | "I definitely pray for him. I wonder how he's doing,”

By Jamie McAllister UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones comments to MMA Uncensored Live. Jones comments on Rashad and hopes his former training partner & opponent is doing well. “I haven’t talked to Rashad, but I definitely pray for him. I wonder how he’s doing,” “I’m sure it’s a lot to lose, especially to me....

May 16, 2012 4:55 am

"Cigano is better in the stand-up and on the ground," Say JDS Coach | UFC NEWS

By Jamie McAllister Yuri Carlton Junior Dos Santos BJJ coach in an interview with TATAME. Carlton comments on Junior’s Jiu-Jitsu skills and feels he may be better than Mir on the ground. “I am positive that Cigano’s Jiu-Jitsu is better. He trains with the Best guys in Brazil: Minotauro, Minotouro, Anderson, Demian, just to name...

May 15, 2012 4:55 pm

UFC ON FUEL TV 3: Preliminary Card Results And Recap

Tonight’s UFC on FUEL TV 3 is going down from the Patriot Center in Fairfax, Va. We are now midway through the evening/s event and the preliminary card is over. Six-bouts aired live on facebook.com and for those who missed the action here is a brief round-by-round recap. Francisco Rivera vs. Alex Soto In the...

May 15, 2012 9:57 am

Cain on Bigfoot: "I feel like I can step in there with anybody right now"

  It seems that over the last few years the UFC heavyweights have replaced the light heavyweights as the organizations most contested division. Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones has now defended his title a total of 3 times while the Heavyweight title continues to change hands as Junior “Cigano” Dos Santos knocked out Cain Velasquez...

May 15, 2012 7:40 am

Just Scrap Radio Returns With Lauzon, King Mo & Rousey Live At 1PM ET

We are rolling right along with the newest offering here at BJPENN.COM. “Just Scrap Radio” Episode 5 is set to air Todayat 1p.m. ET with your hosts Jens and Abel Pulver. Stopping by the show today will by UFC lightweight fighter and longtime BJPENN.COM friend, Joe Lauzon. We also have former Strikeforce champ and newly...

May 15, 2012 7:37 am

UFC on FUEL TV 3 Live Results And Discussion Thread

It’s Fight Night!! UFC on FUEL TV 3 is set to go down tonight from the Patriot Center in Fairfax, Va. In the main event two featherweights (Dustin Poirier vs. “The Korean Zombie”) will square off and try and cement their place at the top of the UFC’s featherweight ladder. Use this thread to discuss...

May 15, 2012 7:32 am

Watch Tonight's UFC on FUEL TV's Post-Fight Presser Live on BJPENN.COM

UFC on FUEL TV 3 is set to go down tonight from the Patriot Center in Fairfax, Va. In the main event two featherweights (Dustin Poirier vs. “The Korean Zombie”) will square off and try and cement their place at the top of the UFC’s featherweight ladder. Immediately following tonight’s free event on FUEL TV...

May 15, 2012 7:01 am

Cesar Gracie Issues Official Statement On Nick Diaz No-Show

By Jamie McAllister Cesar Gracie issues official statement on Nick Diaz no show. Gracie details the facts behind the situation in a statement to GracieFighter.com In early April I got the call from Junior asking what I thought of a Braulio Estima vs Nick Diaz matchup. I had heard of Braulio and knew he was...