318 Search Results for josh koscheck

Nov 26, 2014 11:08 am

Kid Yamamoto Set To Return Following Three-Year Layoff

UFC bantamweight fighter, Norifumi ‘Kid’ Yamamoto is set to make his return to the cage, following a lengthy stint of inactivity. UFC officials announced the Japanese stars inclusion on the upcoming UFC 184 event, in February. UFC 184 takes place from the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The pay-per-view event features Chris Weidman vs. Vitor...

Oct 23, 2014 10:20 am

Paulo Thiago Released By UFC Following 2-7 Skid

After his latest string of losses, longtime UFC welterweight Paulo Thiago has been released by the promotion. The Brazilian made his promotional debut by knocking out, then top 3 welterweight, Josh Koscheck, in the very first round. In his latest nine UFC contests Thiago has won just two bouts.

Jun 25, 2014 8:17 am

Woodley replaces Lombard, faces Dong Hyun Kim at UFC Fight Night 48

UFC President Dana White recently announced that Tyron Woodley (13-3 MMA, 3-2 UFC) has stepped up to replace the injured Hector Lombard and will now face Dong Hyun Kim (19-2-1 MMA, 10-2 UFC) in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 48 in Macao. Woodley was most recently seen in action earlier this month at...

Jun 21, 2014 9:59 am

Paul Daley: ‘I’m ready to go back to the UFC’

“I’ve got things in place where if the UFC is ready to have me, I’m ready to go back. My BAMMA contract is up in December. I have a few people working on my behalf, very influential people. Glenn Robinson from Blackzilians, Rashad Evans’ manager, Michael Johnson’s manager; he’s been working on my behalf and...

Jun 19, 2014 5:08 pm

Dana White: ‘I Just Can’t Forgive Paul Daley For What He Did’

“He (Paul Daley) obviously wants to be back. I just have a hard time with it. Since we’ve been here, and as far as I know in UFC history, no fighter has ever punched another fighter in the face when a fight was over. I just can’t forgive that.” In a recent talk with UFC.COM,...

Jun 13, 2014 6:15 am

Dana White On Jason High’s Release: ‘It was a no brainer’

  Before this Saturdays UFC 174 event, UFC president Dana White spoke with the media about a wide range of topics. Of course, UFC Fight Night 43 came up and White addressed some of the controversies from that night. More specifically he spoke about the release of Jason High, who shoved a referee after losing...

Jun 4, 2014 6:55 am

Paul Daley Says He Has Matured, Wants Back Into the UFC

Paul Daley is back in contact with the UFC since his unsportmanlike incident nearly four years ago. Daley was immediately cut from the UFC after his decision loss to Josh Koscheck back at UFC 113 for delivering a sucker punch to Kos for taking home the victory. Since his sudden departure, Daley has been adding...

May 1, 2014 5:18 pm

Six Confirmed For BattleGround MMA’s One-Night, Eight-Man Tournament

BattleGrounds MMA, the upstart Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) promotion headed by Olympic wrestling legend Kenny Monday, announced today that it has signed the first six competitors for O.N.E., its highly-anticipated, one-night, eight-man welterweight (170 pounds) tournament that will award the winner a grand prize of $50,000 on Friday, June 27 at BOK Center in Tulsa, Okla. Tickets for the event, which will...

Dec 31, 2013 12:37 pm

PREDICTIONS: 2014’s Top 5 Break Out Fighters

With 2013 drawing to a close, which fighters are going to have the biggest years in 2014?   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA Looking back at this past year, a number of fighters stand out as having exceptionally impressive performances during the last twelve months.  Fighters like Ronda Rousey, who became the first female champion in...

Dec 21, 2013 11:19 am

BJPENN.COM’S 2013 Fighter of the year candidates

By Evan Stoumbelis This year has been a great one for fight fans, and as it’s winding down with its final card next Saturday it only seems right to reflect on the year and wonder who the UFC will pick as fighter of the year. In the meantime I have decided to take a look...

Dec 19, 2013 12:15 pm

BJPENN.COM Quick Hits: Is Georges St. Pierre the Greatest Champion of All Time?

The crew here at BJPENN.COM is back to bring you another edition of ‘Quick Hits’ whether you like it or not. ‘Quick Hits’ made its debut last week and it brought the idea of an MMA themed ‘Pardon the Interruption’ to life. It may be text based and we may not have Tony Reali correcting...

Dec 17, 2013 3:13 pm

Condit vs. Woodley Set For UFC 171

Just a few minutes ago, twitter burst alive with the news that Tyron Woodley would be named as the next opponent for Carlos Condit for UFC 171. The official UFC twitter account posted up side-by-side pictures of the two fighters, thanking Woodley’s “multiple texts” as the reason for the decision Tuesday evening. The UFC 171...

Dec 14, 2013 7:36 am

Johny Hendricks Opens Up As Early Favorite Against Robbie Lawler

After Georges St. Pierre relinquished his title to take some time away from the sport, many wondered who would fight for the belt that is now up for grabs. It didn’t take long to get the answer, as UFC President Dana White announced that Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler will fight each other for the...

Nov 21, 2013 8:27 am

Freddie Roach: GSP wants him in his corner for next fight

Well known boxing trainer, Freddie Roach, spoke with Yahoo Sports about Georges St-Pierre while he was in Macau training Manny Pacquiao. Roach has trained St-Pierre for some time now, working on the champs boxing. Roach says that he was the one who came up with the game plan for St-Pierre’s title fight against Johnny Hendricks....

Nov 19, 2013 7:13 am

UFC 167 Medical Suspensions: Hendricks Loses Again

While Georges St-Pierre’s face may have been significantly worse for wear after his UFC 167 match against Johny Hendricks, it will be Hendricks who is out longer. GSP is suspended for a mere 45 days, while “Big Rig” is potentially out for six months, due to a knee injury. Other notable suspensions include Ali Bagautinov,...

Nov 18, 2013 1:30 pm

Salary Report: GSP Tops $1.6Million UFC 167 Payout

‘UFC 167: GSP vs. Hendricks’ took place this past Saturday from a sold-out MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Not without controversy, the main event saw GSP retain his welterweight world title in a razor thin split-decision victory over top contender, Johny Hendricks. The champ also took home the lions share of the...

Nov 18, 2013 9:04 am

UFC 167’s Robbie Lawler Wants Hendricks for Interim Title if GSP Takes Time off

  “I think [what] we should probably do if Georges takes off for half a year or a year, [is] Hendricks and I fight for an interim title, and when Georges comes back, I’ll beat him up too,” said Robbie Lawler (pictured) at the UFC 167 post-fight press conference Saturday night.   By Christopher Murphy...

Nov 18, 2013 7:52 am

VIDEO | Watch Evans Dominate Sonnen In 1st (Full Fight Highlight)

Highlights of Rashad Evans first-round TKO of Chael Sonnen at UFC 167. Watch More Highlights: Robbie Lawler Man Handles Rory MacDonald (Full Fight Highlight) Watch GSP’s Questionable Decision Win Over Hendricks (Full Fight Highlight) Watch Woodley’s KO OVer Josh Koscheck (Full Fight Highlight)

Nov 18, 2013 7:39 am

VIDEO | Robbie Lawler Man Handles Rory MacDonald (Full Fight Highlight)

Highlights of Robbie Lawler’s split decision win over Rory MacDonald. Watch More Highlights: Watch Evans Dominate Sonnen In 1st (Full Fight Highlight) Watch GSP’s Questionable Decision Win Over Hendricks (Full Fight Highlight) Watch Woodley’s KO OVer Josh Koscheck (Full Fight Highlight)

Nov 16, 2013 10:48 am

‘UFC 167: GSP vs. Hendricks’ Main Card Play-By-Play and Live Results

The ‘UFC 167: GSP vs. Hendricks’ pay-per-view event goes down tonight from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. For those who missed or cannot make the live main card, please join us here at BJPENN.COM for all your round-by-round and blow-by-blow action. Tonight’s main pay-per-view card kicks off at 7:00 p.m. PT...

Nov 16, 2013 9:51 am

UFC 167 Salaries: GSP Making $400k Base Tonight, Evans A Cool $125k

Whether the champion George St-Pierre is able to stop the force that is Johnny Hendrix is the question on everyone’s mind for UFC 167 tonight on Pay Per View. But if the champ stays the champ or not George St-Pierre still stands on making $400,000 for this bout. Number one contender Johnny Hendrix stands to...

Nov 15, 2013 5:00 pm

‘UFC 167: GSP vs. Hendricks’ Weigh-in Results

Today’s ‘UFC 167: GSP vs. Hendricks’ weigh-ins event took place from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. All fighters made their contracted weight and all bouts are now official for tomorrow’s pay-per-view event. The full weigh-in results are as follows: MAIN CARD: (Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET) Georges St-Pierre (170) vs. Johny Hendricks...

Nov 14, 2013 9:29 am

Gamblers Corner: The Latest UFC 167 Odds And Betting Lines

UFC 167, GSP vs. Hendricks is just two short days away. And while we may not facilitate of even condone sports betting here at BJPENN.COM, we acknowledge that some of our fans do. Probably one of the better places to shop odds is at BestFightOdds.com, check the money action below: Main Card (Pay-per-view, 10 p.m....

Nov 12, 2013 12:29 pm

3 Career Fighters Who Made a Comeback

BJpenn.com takes a look at three career fighters who turned their careers around and are currently relevant despite a long career. 3. Robbie Lawler I think most of the MMA community would say that the “Ruthless” in Robbie Lawler never left. Despite leaving the UFC and having mixed success outside the Octagon, Lawler did eventually...

Nov 12, 2013 12:12 pm

UFC 167’s Robbie Lawler: “I Come to Beat People Up and Have a Good Time”

“I don’t worry about who I’m fighting and what they’re ranked – I know everyone in the UFC is really tough, so I just have to be ready,” said UFC welterweight fighter Robbie Lawler, who takes on fellow top contender in Rory MacDonald this weekend at UFC 167.    By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA Robbie Lawler’s...

Oct 21, 2013 10:50 am

UFC Announces ’20 Days To UFC 167′ Nationwide Tour

  In celebration of its 20th anniversary, the Ultimate Fighting Championship  announced today that its top stars will be visiting different cities across North America for 20 days leading up to UFC 167: ST-PIERRE vs. HENDRICKS on Saturday, Nov. 16 in Las Vegas.  The tour will begin in Denver, Colo., the site of UFC 1, on Oct. 28, and make...