Archive: ufc news

Oct 1, 2011 2:20 pm

Siyar Bahadurzada Says He's Headed To The UFC

“I signed with the UFC!  I’m very excited to be a part of the UFC and test my skills with the crème de la crème of MMA. I wanna thank the UFC and Dana White for this opportunity. I will shake up the welterweight division! Also special thanks to my team Golden Glory!” The reigning Shooto...

Sep 30, 2011 3:10 pm

Grove vs. Silva Set for October 14th

Former UFC middleweights Kendall Grove and Jay Silva have been slotted to face off at theScore Fighting Series on Oct. 14 at the Hamilton Place Theatre in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Kendall Grove (13-9) had hit a very rough patch in his career but was able to snap a two-fight losing streak by choking out Joe...

Sep 30, 2011 2:44 pm

UFC 136 Media Conference Call (Audio)

The UFC held the pre-fight media conference call for UFC 136 today and as always, BJPENN.COM took part. Featured on the call was Dominick Cruz, Demetrius Johnson, Kenny Florian, Jose Aldo, Chael Sonnen and Brian Stann


Sep 30, 2011 2:39 pm

Bellator 52 Weigh In Results

MAIN CARD: (MTV2) Neil Grove (265.5) vs. Mike Hayes (228) Blagoi Ivanov (244) vs. Zak Jensen (265) Eric Prindle (265.5) vs. Abe Wagner (247.5) Mark Holata (258) vs. Ron Sparks (263) PRELIMINARY CARD: (Spike.com) Genair da Silva (150.4)* vs. Bryan Goldsby (144.4) Cosmo Alexander (157)* vs. Josh Quayhagen (156) Justin Frazier (263) vs. Liron Wilson...

Sep 30, 2011 1:26 pm

UFC on Versus 6 Weigh In Results

MAIN CARD: (Versus) Champ Dominick Cruz (135) vs. Demetrious Johnson (135) Pat Barry (243) vs. Stefan Struve (261) Charlie Brenneman (171) vs. Anthony Johnson (171) Mac Danzig (155) vs. Matt Wiman (156) PRELIMINARY CARD: (Facebook) Yves Edwards (155) vs. Rafaello Oliveira (155) Michael Johnson (156) vs. Paul Sass (155) Byron Bloodworth (138)* vs. Mike Easton...

Sep 30, 2011 5:49 am

Gray Maynard: I'm Angry, Edgar Will Be Hurt On October 8

“I beat Edgar when we fought in 2008 as contenders on the way up, and I beat him even worse on New Year’s Day for the belt, only for the judges to give it a draw. I’ve beat him twice and I still have to prove something against this guy?” “I still don’t like talking...

Sep 29, 2011 3:38 pm

D&E Goes to the ‘Matt’ on The Hammer Theatrical Distribution

D&E Entertainment announced today that they have acquired the feature film, The Hammer (previously titled,Hamill), for theatrical distribution. On October 27 the film will be released theatrically nationwide. Additionally, ARC Entertainment will be heading VOD/DVD/BluRay distribution and Archstone Distribution will be heading international distribution of the film. TapouT and Purple Communications have joined as marketing...

Sep 29, 2011 3:33 pm

Reagan Penn Returns To MMA Action November 5 Alongside Other Notables

Just one week after his older brother faces Nick Diaz at UFC 137; Reagan Penn will enter the cage in his second professional Mixed Martial Arts contest. ProElite II is set to go down November 5th from the iWireless Center in Moline Illinois. Five-time Champ Tim Sylvia will meet Pedro Rizzo in the evening’s main...

Sep 29, 2011 3:00 pm

TUF 14 Episode 2 Watched By 1.6 Million Housholds

The ratings for the second installment of “The Ultimate Fighter 14” where released by Spike TV officials today and they are up from the seasons debut episode. Last Night’s show garnered a 1.22 household rating and averaged 1.6 million viewers that is up from last week’s debut which averaged 1.5 million. The 14th season of...

Sep 29, 2011 2:20 pm

Rampage Jackson Wants To Enter Pro Boxing

“I hate fighting people who are scared. When you fight somebody who is scared you never know what they’re going to do. They turn and run, that’s why I’m gonna go to boxing. I’m gonna try boxing because they’ve got to stand with you. If I get knocked out I don’t care because at least...

Sep 29, 2011 2:07 pm

VIDEO: KENDA PEREZ COVERS BJ PENN AND HIS COACHES ON THIS WEEK'S "THE ULTIMATE SHOW"

On this week’s episode of “The Ultimate Show,” host Kenda Perez provides fight fans with the ultimate coverage on all the latest news and analysis of what’s going on with the UFC. This past Saturday’s UFC 135: “Jones vs. Rampage” is recapped, and TUS is on the scene to show the fans what happened at...

Sep 29, 2011 2:01 pm

Ben Askren vs. Jay Hieron Set for October 29

Bellator Fighting Championship has decided to put up their welterweight title up for grabs on the same exact night that the UFC is putting up theirs, October 29. In one of the most high profile Bellator fights to date, champion Ben Askren will look to defend his title against recent tournament winner Jay Hieron at...

Sep 29, 2011 1:20 pm

Team Deathclutch Fighter Cole Konrad Gives Brock Lesnar Health Update

“Yeah yeah, we’ve been going for a while here. And every time he talks to me, he says he feels like a million bucks too. You know, he’s a big, stong, athletic dude, and he feels like he’s over the diverticulitis completely. I mean, he feels like his old self, before had the bout with...

Sep 29, 2011 1:14 pm

Bellator Returns to Canada's Casino Rama November 12th for Bellator 57

Bellator Fighting Championships announced today that the promotion will once again travel north of the border to Casino Rama in Ontario for Bellator 57 on November 12. The night will feature the finals of Bellator’s Season 5 Welterweight Tournament, with the winner earning $100,000 and a guaranteed shot at the Bellator Welterweight Title. Bellator 57...

Sep 29, 2011 11:13 am

Luiz Cane Seeks New Life In UFC’s Middleweight Division

According to reports UFC light-heavyweight fighter, Luiz Cane has sought the tutelage of famed nutritionist Mike Dolce to help him prepare his body for a cut to the UFC’s middleweight division. After entering the UFC and taking out his first three opponents with decisive victories, the Brazilian went on to win just one of his...

Sep 29, 2011 11:03 am

Main Card Set For UFC 139 In San Jose

With several fights being booked over the past few weeks it appears as if the UFC 139 pay-per-view portion of the card is set and final. UFC 139 is set to take place on November 19th at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, California. With the original heavyweight title fight headliner between champ Cain Velasquez...

Sep 28, 2011 4:23 pm

Introducing The BJ Penn Vas Sandal

VAS x BJ Penn sandal commercial from VAS on Vimeo. BJ Penn Colloborates with VAS brand from Vasyli, LLC Footwear offers built-in orthotic support for injury prevention and after sports therapy Vasyli LLC, a leading global supplier of footwear and orthotics, has collaborated with 2 x time UFC champion BJ Penn and launched the new...