Bloody Elbow caught up with Urijah Faber recently to get his take on the fan interest in a catch weight fight with Featherweight top contender, Frankie Edgar as well as thoughts on ways to keep fighters from taking banned substances.
A little over a week ago, Urijah Faber met Alex Caceres in the Octagon at UFC 175. It was the main event for the televised preliminary card for the big boom summer event the UFC puts on every year for the Fourth of July weekend. Faber put on a great display of techn more
Though Chael Sonnen has yet to speak publicly in defense of his most recent failed drug test -- aside from an initial statement to MMA Fighting -- some fighters are weighing in on its significance. Namely former champion B.J. Penn, who has long been an advocate of cleaning up MMA.Penn was on the UFC 175/TUF 19 finale conference call on Monday, and when asked about Sonnen’s positive drug test – a test issued randomly by the Nevada Athletic Commission on June 5, where it was discovered Sonnen had more
If B.J. Penn loses his TUF 19 Finale fight to Frankie Edgar on Sunday, UFC President Dana White will suggest to the fighter that he should retire from mixed martial arts. more
B.J. Penn and Frankie Edgar fight for the third time on Sunday at the TUF 19 Finale. Get a trilogy’s worth of pre-fight facts about the event inside. Filed under: News more
The Ultimate Fighter 19 finale takes place Sunday, but the 22 fighters must first hit the scale to make weight on Saturday before UFC 175 gets underway.
Sunday's card (slated to begin at 9:00 p.m. ET) will be headlined by BJ Penn vs. Frankie Edgar, marking the third time the two elite fighters will have met.
Edgar won each of the previous two bouts.
Also on the card will be the two TUF 19 tournament finales. Corey Anderson and Matt Van Buren will meet in the light heavyweight final, and Eddie Go more
If this was to be the retirement fight for former UFC lightweight and welterweight champion B.J. Penn, this was hardly the best way to go out as Frankie Edgar put on a clinic against Penn in the main event at The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale in Las Vegas, Nevada on Sunday night.
Penn opened the bout literally on the balls of his feet and Edgar began with what he normally does, lots of movement with jabs and other assorted offense. Edgar managed to score a takedown early with Penn using variations more
A quick look back at the B.J. Penn vs. Frankie Edgar fight along with complete results for the finale card for The Ultimate Fighter 19.
UFC 31 feels like a lifetime ago. I was getting ready to graduate from high school and still finding ways to feed my MMA habit when B.J. Penn exploded onto the scene with a destruction of Joey Gilbert. His explosive striking mixed with his Brazilian jiu-jitsu bona fides made him seem like one of the most special individuals to ever step into the cage.
Now isn't more
LAS VEGAS – It was far from a pretty ending for one of the legends of MMA. Check out the video highlights of Frankie Edgar’s win over B.J. Penn.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC, Videos more
Watch Frankie Edgar vs. B.J. Penn full fight video highlights from The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale's main event above, courtesy of FOX Sports. More Coverage: TUF 19 Finale results | UFC newsDownload MMA Fighting iPhone App TUF 19 Finale took place July 6, 2014 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Former UFC lightweight champions Frankie Edgar (17-4-1) and B.J. Penn (16-10-2) collided for a third time in the night's main event, which aired live on FOX Sports 1. Catch the video h more