Archive: ufc news

May 5, 2012 9:43 am

VIDEO | Watch Chandler Knock Out Gono In Under A Minute Last Night | MMA NEWS

Reigning Bellator Lightweight World Champion Michael Chandler proved once again how dangerous he is in the cage — and this time he needed only 56 seconds to make his point as the undefeated mixed martial artist crushed proven MMA veteran Akihiro Gono with a big right hand and pounced the seasoned Japanese fighter for the...

May 4, 2012 11:43 pm

The Ultimate Fighter Live: Cruz vs. Faber Episode 9 Results, Recap And Post-Fight Quotes

The Ultimate Fighter Live episode 9 – ‘Become That Hero’ – aired Friday evening and saw Team Faber nab the final preliminary round win as Newcastle, England’s Andy Ogle submitted Miami’s Mike Rio at 4:19 of the second round. The season now shifts into the quarterfinals, with four of the final eight fighters squaring-off on...

May 4, 2012 2:54 pm

Exclusive | Mike Kyle talks Feijao; Dropping to middleweight to fight Silva

Mike Kyle (19-8-1) is the closest he has ever been to the Strikeforce Light Heavyweight Championship right now. On May 19, Kyle will rematch former Strikeforce champion Rafael Cavalcante also known as “Feijao”. In their first outing Kyle knocked Feijao out in June of 2009. Cavalcante went on to win the Strikeforce Light Heavyweight Championship...

May 4, 2012 2:44 pm

"UFC on Fox 3: Diaz vs Miller" Preview and Predictions

By George Deutsch: UFC on Fox 3 is upon us, and though it may lack star power — other than Josh Koscheck — the card promises to be competitive with title implications involved. Here are my thoughts on what you can expect when the UFC rolls into the IZOD Center in East Rutherford, New Jersey,...

May 4, 2012 2:39 pm

PHOTO GALLERY | UFC on FOX 3: Diaz vs. Miller Weigh-Ins | UFC NEWS

Today the UFC held the UFC on FOX 3: Diaz vs. Miller Weigh-In Ceremony and all of tomorrow night’s fights are now official. Tomorrow Night’s main card is comprised of four intriguing matchups that will all air live and free on FOX. To check out the photo gallery from today’s UFC on FOX 3 weigh-ins...

May 4, 2012 1:03 pm

UFC on FOX 3: Diaz vs. Miller Weigh In Results | UFC NEWS

The UFC on FOX 3 weigh-in ceremony went down today from the IZOD Center in East Rutherford, N.J. Full results are below: MAIN CARD: (FOX) Nate Diaz (156) vs. Jim Miller (156) Johny Hendricks (170.5) vs. Josh Koscheck (170.5) Alan Belcher (186) vs. Rousimar Palhares (186) Pat Barry (244) vs. Lavar Johnson (253) PRELIMINARY CARD:...

May 4, 2012 12:53 pm

With Silva vs. Sonnen Moved, Belfort vs. Silva new UFC 147 Main Event

With news that the Anderson Silva vs. Chael Sonnen rematch has been shifted from UFC 147 to UFC 148, the UFC has now opted to put the rematch between Vitor Belfort and Wanderlei Silva in the headlining slot for UFC 147. UFC 147 is expected to go down on June 23 at the Estadio Jornalista...

May 4, 2012 10:28 am

Watch Today's UFC on FOX 3 Weigh-Ins Live On BJPENN.COM (4pm ET)

The UFC on FOX 3 weigh-in ceremony is set to go down today from IZOD Center in East Rutherford, N.J. If you cannot make it to the free and open to the public event today in person we will be hosting a live video feed right here on BJPENN.COM. Use the player below to access...

May 4, 2012 9:59 am

Contrasting The Diaz Brothers | A Must Read Story For Diaz Fans

I don’t usually share the stories of other writers from other websites here on BJPENN.COM, but this is a good one that I thought needed to be shared with our community. With UFC on FOX 3’s main event between Nate Diaz and Jim Miller just a day away this story is relevant and gives a...

May 4, 2012 9:08 am

Miesha Tate | Ronda Basically Tore Everything In My Arm

“I haven’t got any clearance from the doctors yet. I’m going in for my two month checkup here in a minute. But you know the arm is doing really well. Definitely beating any predictions as far as my recovery. So I’m really anxious to get back in there. I basically tore everything. I tore the...

May 4, 2012 8:57 am

UFC Standing Behind Ross Pearson And DUI Charges | Cleared To Fight

“I talked to him on the phone the day that he got out, and we’re going to help him through it…He’s got 50 guys out there that he’s training with that he could have called. He’s got money; he could have taken a taxi. It’s just one of those bad choices you make at that...

May 4, 2012 8:24 am

Jon Jones Not Worried About Hendo’s “H-Bomb”

“No, I’m not worried about the ‘H-bomb.’ I fought Ryan Bader. He had an amazing overhand right. I think he won The Ultimate Fighter with that overhand right. Rashad Evans ended up knocking out Chuck Liddell with his overhand right. Mauricio ‘Shogun’ had an awesome overhand right. I’m just not worried about it. It’s a...

May 4, 2012 8:11 am

Ricardo Almeida Nervous About First UFC Judging Gig This Weekend On FOX

“Yeah, I’m going to be nervous. It’ll be like I’m walking into a fight myself. But the spotlight only makes me want to be sharper and do a better job. It will be pretty intense, but I will be on my toes with this UFC event, because I know all eyes are going to be...

May 4, 2012 4:00 am

The Ultimate Fighter Live on FX: Cruz vs. Faber Episde 9 Discussion Thread

Tonight plays host to the latest installment of the UFC’s new season of “The Ultimate Fighter” series. With the new “Live” format on FX there will be much to watch and discuss about this evenings show. This week Team Faber’s Andy Ogle and Team Cruz’s Mike Rio face off in the final quarter-finals bout. Can...

May 3, 2012 4:47 pm

Jake Shields Ready To "Dominate" The UFC's Middleweight Division | UFC NEWS

On Saturday, August 11 live on Pay-Per-View for millions of viewers around the world, Jake Shields will return to the Octagon and to the UFC’s middleweight division against the top ranked 185-pounder Ed “Short Fuse” Herman. “I’m excited to move back up to the middleweight and to start dominating the division,” said Shields. “There’s a...

May 3, 2012 4:41 pm

Flashback | Frank Mir Once Said He Hits Harder Than JDS | UFC NEWS

“I’m a lot bigger than (Junior) Dos Santos and I hit a lot harder. I’m a taller, longer athlete … quicker; I’ll constantly pepper him with shots when he comes in and make him pay when I do hit him with something. When I hit Cheick Kongo, the punch alone threw him halfway across the...

May 3, 2012 4:31 pm

Nick Diaz BJJ Superfight Available On Pay-Per-View Next Week, Donating Purse To Charity

The inaugural World Jiu-Jitsu Expo, staged on Saturday, May 12, 2012 at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, Calif., will feature a live pay-per-view webcast of the entire slate of jiu-jitsu superfights. The HD stream, produced by Mobile Black Belt and available for purchase on mobileblackbelt.tv for $9.95, will begin with a pre-show...