Archive: ufc news

Jul 25, 2012 10:07 am

Rory MacDonald Critical Of Penn’s Handling Of VADA Testing | UFC NEWS

“I think he did it just to start [expletive] to get something going. But I was up for it. I was like, ‘Yeah, let’s do it.’ I was ready to prove that I’m not on anything, and maybe motivate other fighters to start doing [VADA], too. But he was the one that offered it and...

Jul 25, 2012 9:56 am

Watch The UFC 152 Press Conference (Video Archive) | UFC NEWS

Yesterday the UFC is held a special press-conference from the Massey Hall in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. In attendance were headliners Joseph Benavidez and Demetrious Johnson as well as co-headliners Brian Stann and Michael Bisping. Also on the docket was welterweight fighter Rory MacDonald who will face BJ Penn on the main card. The event was...

Jul 25, 2012 7:23 am

Belcher vs. Belfort at UFC 153? Reports hinting yes | UFC News

Alan Belcher has become vocal recently about wanting a fight with UFC legend and middleweight contender Vitor Belfort. A recent Twitter war between the two may have sparked a tentative booking for UFC 153 in Rio. Belcher first hinted at the bout with a cryptic tweet. “My next fight will be the biggest of my...

Jul 24, 2012 3:05 pm

Chris Weidman Wants to Finish Anderson Silva | UFC News

Chris Weidman believes after three finishes, and two wins over top ten opponents,  he has the resume to make the case for a middleweight title shot. “I feel like I really deserve it. I beat two top five guys and I think I’m a stylistic nightmare for Anderson Silva.  I would love to get that shot....


Jul 24, 2012 1:55 pm

Dana White Talks Middleweight Division | UFC News

UFC President Dana White recently did an interview with Inside MMA’s Ron Kruck and touched on his plans for the middleweight division.  Prior to UFC 149 he was expected to explain the middleweight plans post-fight press conference but the disappointment showed apparent with his refusal to even answer questions about the announcement he had originally...

Jul 24, 2012 12:32 pm

Separated at Birth: MMA Champions Edition!

BJPenn.com decided to have a little fun this week with facial recognition. Thanks to MyHeritage.com we matched up current MMA Champions with their celebrity doppelgangers. We even threw in UFC legend and this website’s namesake BJ Penn as a bonus! Some of these we saw the resemblance right off the bat, but some we had...

Jul 24, 2012 12:26 pm

VIDEO | Anthony Pettis: I’m in the UFC; I Want a UFC Title Shot | UFC NEWS

Anthony Pettis is a former World Extreme Cagefighting champion and carries that mantle proudly with him into the UFC. He was initially slated to fight for the UFC lightweight belt when he moved over to the Octagon, but circumstances beyond his control sidelined that fight and he’s now on the sidelines with an injury waiting...

Jul 24, 2012 12:17 pm

Faber Thinks He Is Just A Smidgeon Off The Top Guys | UFC NEWS

“I feel pretty good, I watched the fight and after the fight, I didn’t feel like I had won the fight, but I didn’t know why exactly. I wasn’t really beat up, I know I broke my rib in the first round and my leg hurt a little bit. I watched it and I was...

Jul 24, 2012 12:04 pm

Boetsch Believes He Can Submit Anderson Silva | UFC NEWS

“For me, when a guy runs his mouth and there’s high expectations, it’s part of fighting. I’ve find that I’m kind of the opposite of that. I wanna perform, and maybe that’s why I’m not on the radar, and everybody’s not talking about me. But, if I beat enough people, it’s gonna be hard to...

Jul 24, 2012 11:58 am

QUICK TWITT | Weidman Not Interested In Facing Belfort | UFC NEWS

Earlier today we put out a quote from Vitor Belfort making the call to face UFC middleweight top contender Chris Weidman. Chris has answered “The Phenom” via his official twitter account and is apparently not interested in a showdown with the MMA legend. Thoughts?

Jul 24, 2012 7:35 am

Dana White: Fu** Is My Favorite Word | UFC NEWS

“F—. F— is my favourite word, period.” “Clint Eastwood is the one guy, the only guy, I’d give a s— that I’d really like to meet, sit down, talk to for 30 minutes. I’d better hurry up if that’s going to happen. I don’t know how much longer Clint’s going to be around.” “If you...

Jul 24, 2012 6:40 am

Ryan Bader Talks About His Prep For Machida Bout | UFC NEWS

“He’s been great. He comes in and we drill, we spar, he has the Machida stance, blitzes, the different kicks that he does, the trips. So I see it and I’m not surprised. We’ve been drilling quite a bit with him. He’s actually been really really good to have in addition to camp. … I...

Jul 24, 2012 6:10 am

PHOTO | UFC 150: Henderson vs. Edgar Poster | UFC NEWS

UFC officials have just released the UFC 150: Henderson vs. Edgar Poster. The two lightweight fighters are scheduled to face off for the UFC’s lightweight world title on Saturday, August 11 on pay-per-view.

Jul 24, 2012 5:30 am

Open Casting Call for Fighters July 26 in Myrtle Beach | MMA NEWS

Global Proving Ground (GPG), a new revolutionary platform that enables combat sports athletes to showcase their skills on a global level, announced today that additional casting calls will be held both in the U.S. and abroad for the GPG related reality show project. All experienced fighters with a combat sports background are welcome. The next...