772 Search Results for controversial

Jan 19, 2015 7:17 pm

Tyron Woodley Challenges All MMA Fans To Take 1 Amateur MMA Bout

Last night during “UFC Fight Night Boston”, the judges handed down 2 decisions that many disagreed with. The first was Cathal Pendred vs. Sean Spencer. All 3 judges gave the nod to Pendred, whereas many, including UFC President Dana White, scored the bout for Spencer. The second came in the co-main event, where Donald Cerrone...

Jan 16, 2015 8:25 pm

BELLATOR 132 RESULTS: Pitbull Retains Title, Makes Straus Tap

Tonight’s bout may go down as one of the most controversial championship fights in Bellator history. There were a handful of low-blows from both men and an eye poke from Straus led to multiple halts in action from referee John McCarthy. Straus was punished with a point deduction in the second round after he landed...

Jan 15, 2015 5:02 am

Thiago Silva Will Fight For World Series Of Fighting

Former UFC light-heavyweight fighter Thiago Silva will get a chance to compete on the big stage once more. According to a report from Ariel Helwani, the controversial Blackzilian slugger will enter a four-man tournament to determine the promotion’s champion. In Helwani’s report (Via MMAFighting.com), he cited Ray Sefo, the promotion’s president, as the source of...

Jan 12, 2015 10:11 pm

Mike Winkeljohn: ‘Cerrone Beats Henderson This Time, No Doubt About It’

When Donald Cerrone stepped up to fight Benson Henderson Sunday at UFC Fight Night Boston on just 14 days notice, the MMA world went nuts. Cerrone had just come off of a decision win over Myles Jury less than 48 hours before stepping in for Eddie Alvarez against Henderson, and to top it off, Cerrone...

Jan 9, 2015 10:00 am

WSOF 18: Moraes vs. Hill Set For February 12

    Reigning World Series of Fighting world bantamweight (135 pounds) champion Marlon Moraes (13-4-1) of Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. via Nova Friburgo, Brazil will put his coveted Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) title on the line for the first time against undefeated rival Josh Hill (10-0) of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada in the main event of a...

Jan 1, 2015 4:49 pm

Dana White: Hendricks not MacDonald to get next shot at Lawler

UFC President Dana White confirmed today that the promotion has decided to do a trilogy bout between current UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler and former title holder Johny Hendricks. Prior to their second fight at December’s UFC 181 event, it was thought that the winner of “Hendricks vs. Lawler 2” would face Canadian welterweight standout...

Dec 22, 2014 8:31 am

Bas Rutten To CM Punk: ‘Forget America, Go Train In Holland’

With the recent signing of former WWE champion CM Punk, many fighters, both current and former, have been sounding off on the controversial signing. Legendary MMA fighter, and MMA personality Bas Rutten is now giving his thoughts on the signing, with a very interesting suggestion to the former WWE champion. “This guy with his with...

Dec 21, 2014 2:59 pm

Romero: Tim Kennedy Cheated Too!

When Yoel Romero and Tim Kennedy stepped into the Octagon to fight at UFC 178, nobody could have known the bout would become one of the most controversial in modern times. As the second round drew to a close, Kennedy held onto Romero’s glove, and landed some hard shots that left Romero rocked at the...

Dec 19, 2014 12:37 pm

Heun Speaks Out On UFC Sponsor Tax That Cost Him Thousands

  In 2010 ZUFFA LLC implemented a layer of protection for fighters in order to help weed out sponsors who lacked a real ability to pay. It was dubbed “The Sponsor Tax”. Basically, without getting into too much detail, any company wishing to sponsor a fighter inside the Octagon would first have to pay ZUFFA...

Dec 16, 2014 2:26 pm

Nate Diaz Explains UFC Interview Walkout

They asked me the same question 20 times trying to get me to talk sh*t and I wouldn’t so I left and they make me look like an a**hole and beating #3 doesn’t help. I did that 2 other times, same outcome everytime no money.. Why play along when it doesn’t benefit u to and...

Dec 15, 2014 9:41 am

“I saw a man afraid”

Conor McGregor has said for some time now that it is easy for him to detect fear on a man, and he can even smell the stench of fear (See that HERE). McGregor spoke recently about the controversial signing of Phil Brooks, also known as CM Punk, and why he believes CM Punk is afraid...

Dec 15, 2014 8:50 am

Booking Roundup: UFC books several bouts for upcoming events

The UFC has been especially busy this past week booking fights for upcoming shows. Catch up on all the matchmaking happenings below with BJPENN.com’s Booking Roundup! First up we have Neil Magny vs. Kiichi Kunimoto at UFC Fight Night 60 on February 14th in Colorado. Magny will come into the bout after going a perfect...

Dec 15, 2014 5:04 am

Frank Shamrock: ‘Mickey Rourke is obsessed with fighting’

Recently, famed actor Mickey Rourke returned to the boxing ring where he scored a controversial TKO in a bout that many believed was staged. Rourke’s camp has maintained that the bout was in fact real, and even MMA legend Frank Shamrock is saying that Rourke trained long and hard for the bout. He spoke to...

Dec 14, 2014 6:52 pm

Dana White: “I don’t see Junior fighting anytime soon”

Last night in the main event of UFC on FOX 13, fight fans saw Junior Dos Santos earn a very close decision win over Stipe Miocic that some even considered controversial. The fight left the former champion Dos Santos with a swollen eye, cheekbone, and several nasty cuts. UFC President Dana White spoke after the...

Dec 14, 2014 9:44 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros react to Junior Dos Santos’ win over Stipe Miocic

At UFC on FOX 13 last night, an incredible night of fights was capped off by a 5-round war between Junior Dos Santos Cigano, and Stipe Miocic that ultimately saw JDS given the nod by all 3 judges in what some are considering a controversial win for the former champ. Below is a compilation of...

Dec 12, 2014 12:13 pm

TUF 20 Fighter Doesn’t Want To Be ‘Fake Jon Jone’s Type’

I don’t know why it’s so crazy that I did it. Look at Felice [Herrig]. Look at Ronda [Rousey]. Look at Miesha [Tate]. Cris Cyborg said all you have to do is take sexy pictures in women’s MMA. I took her advice. It worked. I believe just being myself, not censoring myself and just being...

Dec 11, 2014 12:16 pm

Rogan Feels Bad Following Schaub Talk

“I still feel like shit. I feel like shit today. I felt like shit while we were doing it.” “He wanted to talk about it on the air and I asked him if he was sure. He was like, ‘Yeah absolutely. I want to get it out there. I want to hear exactly what you...

Dec 11, 2014 11:41 am

Magana Documents ‘Crappy’ Weight-cut (NSFW)

Controversial TUF 20 fighter, Angela Magana has been documenting her weight-cut leading up to today’s TUF 20 Finale Weigh-Ins event. Check it: Besties getting ready to cut weight together @RowdyBec (#TUF20Finale @UltimateFighter) pic.twitter.com/8EqEetYI0l — Angela Magana UFC (@AngelaMagana1) December 11, 2014 Your Majesty & @RowdyBec getting our towel cocoon babies on #TUF20Finale @UltimateFighter pic.twitter.com/OSOy76jrBH —...