15 Search Results for international scene

Jul 19, 2015 2:45 pm

CONGRATS! Cub Swanson, BJ Penn Behind-The-Scenes UFC Fight Week

While we make you guys wait for our full UFC International fight-week feature, here’s another clip of UFC Hall-Of-Famer BJ Penn backstage during his highly-anticipated HOF induction weekend. Keep locked to BJPENN.COM as we continue to release epic outtakes and features on your favorite fighters. Video shot by BJPENN.COM’s Layzie The Savage. Cris Cyborg: ‘I...

Nov 15, 2016 10:32 am

Could Cris Cyborg be the face of Women’s Bare Knuckle Fighting?

By Dennis Taylor Psst … somebody’s been flirting with Cris Cyborg, and the world’s most-feared female fighter apparently just winked back. The Brazilian mixed martial arts superstar is coyly hinting about her attraction to a sexy new player in the world of international combat sports, Bare Knuckle Fighting (BKF), which, for the uninitiated, is precisely...

Oct 6, 2015 1:03 pm

FELLAS! Meet The BJPENN.COM Ring Girls! — Special Feature

[ooyala code=”5kM2IxeDospkaVmrJVE4rZwjNGjHc5hu” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ width=”1280″ height=”720″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] BJPENN.COM’s Layzie The Savage sits down with the official BJPENN.COM ring card girls to discuss their role in the local “Just Scrap” events. BJPENN.COM’s Just Scrap is our contribution to the local MMA scene in Hawaii. Headed up by promotional genius JD Penn, the promotion highlights a wide...

Oct 19, 2016 1:40 pm

Georges St-Pierre reacts to recent UFC Canada layoffs

Recently, news has surfaced that the new WME-IMG owners of the UFC have been cleaning house, and plan to fire between 60 and 80 UFC employees in a major shakeup. Several key UFC executives were let go, including Chief Global Brand Officer & Head of International Business Development in Vegas, Garry Cook, Chief Content Officer...

Oct 18, 2016 5:49 pm

UFC to layoff off 60 to 80 employees in massive shake up

The new owners of the UFC are apparently looking to clean house and are laying off between 60 to 80 employees, UFC insiders confirmed. The mass lay-offs follow recent reports of low morale at the UFC’s Las Vegas HQ, with one employee likening the atmosphere as “like a morgue”. WME-IMG’s self-stated goal is “to eliminate...

Sep 23, 2016 11:38 am

The Folly of Doubting Eddie Alvarez

UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez has been the subject of many headlines over the last few days—and very few of them have painted a positive picture of him. Our news feeds have been flooded with reports that the champ’s hardball negotiation tactics are the reason his long-rumored fight with Irish superstar Conor McGregor fell through....

Sep 6, 2016 12:13 pm

VIDEO | Mini Bruce Lee! 6-year-old Ryusei Imai continues to blow minds with his Bruce Lee demonstrations

Ryusei's training -6year-old-#brucelee#nunchaku#ryusei#littlebigshots Posted by Ryuji Imai on Saturday, September 3, 2016 6-year-old Ryusei Imai went viral on the Internet last year with his spot-on mimicking of Bruce Lee’s “Game of Death” nunchaku scene. The tiny fan of Bruce Lee went on to perform on television shows to showcase his unique capabilities at his young...

Oct 5, 2015 3:18 pm

BJPENN.COM’s JUST SCRAP EVENT HIGHLIGHT!

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Jul 11, 2015 6:31 am

UFC 189 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 9

‘On Episode 9 of UFC 189 Embedded, UFC International Fight Week is in full swing with the promotion’s athletes making their main event predictions at a UFC pool party. Back at the host hotel, featherweight title contender Chad Mendes goes incognito by getting dressed to the onesies. Then all eyes turn to the massive, record-setting...

May 20, 2015 2:59 pm

2 UFC Hall of Fame Inductees Announced for 2015 Class

The first inductees for the new look UFC Hall of Fame have been announced. Jeff Blatnick – a key personality during the UFC’s formative years – and the April 2005 rematch between Matt Hughes and Frank Trigg will be inducted as in this year’s Contributor and Fight categories, respectively. The announcements were made moments ago...

Oct 8, 2014 4:09 pm

Sportsnet Cancels UFC Central With Showdown Joe

R.I.P. UFC Central – April 20, 2009 – October 01, 2014 After being on the air for over 5 1/2 years, my pride and joy, “UFC Central”, is no more. The final airing on October 01st, was a heart breaking one to record, but I am proud of the work that the Team was able...

May 21, 2014 10:01 pm

Tickets For ‘TUF 19 Finale: Penn vs. Edgar III’ On Sale This Week

The Ultimate Fighting Championship is bringing the third annual UFC International Fight Week to Las Vegas once again this July! The week-long fan celebration returns with UFC events and related activities including entertainment, arts, charitable events, shopping and more. Plus for the first time, the event will feature two huge fight cards in one weekend...

May 6, 2013 9:21 am

Todd Duffee Calls Life Outside the UFC ‘A Nightmare’

  In an interview given to AboveandBeyondMMA.com, UFC heavyweight Todd Duffee dexcribed life outside of the UFC and used a few choice words to dexscribe how much worse he felt after he was released: “It was a nightmare every day. It was sickening. It was very depressing. It was a giant … oh, I need...