- 14 days ago
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In a candid interview with his own website, former UFC welterweight and lightweight champion B.J. Penn discussed his troubling performance against Frankie Edgar at The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale in July and hinted at issues with nutritionist and weight cut guru Mike Dolce.
"I keep going back about a lot of things," said Penn. "Was it even smart to go down to 145 pounds in the first place? Were you going to have the energy all sucked out, you know? I haven't been to 145 in about 18 years but besi read news >>
This, despite the fact that Dolce helped "The Prodigy" make a successful weight cut down to the featherweight division. B.J. Penn decided to call it quits (this time for real) following a third round technical knockout loss to Frankie Edgar in the main event of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 19 Finale, which took place on July 6, 2014, inside Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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- 14 days ago
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Former UFC champion BJ "The Prodigy" Penn lost to Frankie Edgar at The Ultimate Fighter 19 finale one month ago today, Aug. 6, and the Hawaiian superstar promptly retired from the sport after the bout. In a recent interview with BJPenn.com, Penn talked about his fight with Edgar, his decision to drop to featherweight for the fight at The Ultimate Fighter 19 finale and his stylistic changes for the bout. Speaking about the fight itself, Penn gave no clues as to why he performed poorly, instead ch read news >>
- 14 days ago
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Following his most recent loss, BJ Penn gave his thoughts, on fighting Frankie Edgar, cutting to 145, and working with Mike Dolce.
It sounds like BJ Penn is pretty content in his retirement. His last fight may not have gone the way he wanted it to, but he's hardly itching to get back in the cage. Or at least that's the way it comes across in his recent interview with BJPENN.com. Penn last fought in July as the headliner of the TUF 19 finale, where he took a two round beating from Frankie Edgar b read news >>
SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Gilbert Burns talks about making his Octagon debut at UFC on FOX 12, looking for the finish against Andreas Stahl, working with Mike Dolce to drop to lightweight before his next fight, and more. More Coverage: UFC on FOX 12 Results | UFC newsDownload MMA Fighting iPhone App read news >>
Renowned MMA nutritionist Mike Dolce believes that UFC light heavyweight contender Daniel Cormier can make some noise at 185 pounds without seeing a noticeable drop off in skill. Dolce made the bold proclamation when he spoke on MMA Junkie Radio recently: I think if (Cormier) keeps living the lifestyle that he keeps now, takes more of my advice (and) a closer approach with me to help him modify that, if he wants to, he’ll be able to weigh in at 185 (pounds) to compete very close to what he compe read news >>
Let the fantasy matchmaking begin.
How low can you go?
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight contender Daniel Cormier -- who was undefeated as a heavyweight -- recently dropped down to the 205-pound weight class, where he made quick work of Patrick Cummins and Dan Henderson.
Why stop there?
While "DC" has his sights set on a division title shot against the winner of Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson, who collide at UFC 178 this September, UFC F.I.T. coach and weight-cutting gur read news >>
- 30 days ago
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Nutrition guru Mike Dolce believes Daniel Cormier has more pounds to give if he wants to reinvent himself once again. Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC read news >>
Listen to or download today’s edition of MMAjunkie Radio with guest Mike Dolce.Filed under: MMAjunkie Radio, News, Radio, UFC read news >>
LAS VEGAS – MMAjunkie Radio kicks off at noon ET (9 a.m. PT) with guest host Mike Dolce in studio.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
I heard recently that Mike Dolce made a comment on managers, that fighters don’t need them. Now, I respect and like Mike very much, so I actually thank him for this opportunity to educate him and everyone else on this. Put simply, it was a dumb comment!Filed under: (...) read news >>