Matt Wiman Returns After More Than 4-Year Absence, Meets Luis Pena at UFC Greenville

Matt Wiman will step into the Octagon for the first time since November 2014 when he faces Luis Pena at UFC Greenville. View full post on Recent News on

Luis Pena to fight Matt Wiman at UFC Greenville

Luis Pena is returning to lightweight. And Matt Wiman is returning to the Octagon for the first time in over four years. The two are set to meet in a 155-pound contest at UFC Greenville at Bon Secours Wellness Arena on June 22, according to a report from Greenville Online. In Pena’s last outing, the […]

Former title challenger Luis Santos won’t stop till he has a ONE Championship belt

With 76 pro fights under his belt, and an incredible 65 wins, it’s safe to say Luis Santos has been around the block a few times. What Santos doesn’t have on his resume yet is a ONE Championship title, even though he had a crack at one four years ago. It’s something he still has […]

Luis Pena says future lies at featherweight despite UFC Nashville weight miss

NASHVILLE – The 6-foot-3 Luis Pena doesn’t care if you raise an eyebrow or not; “Violent Bob Ross” is going to stay at 145 pounds. Despite missing weight at Friday’s UFC on ESPN+ 6 official weigh-ins by registering 148.5 pounds, Pena said he spoke with UFC officials, including matchmaker Sean Shelby, and they will allow […]

UFC Nashville weigh-in results: Luis Pena misses weight by 2.5 pounds

Making the featherweight limit proved to be too tall a task for Luis Pena. On Friday at the official UFC Nashville weigh-ins, the 6-foot-3 Pena (popularly known as “Violent Bob Ross”) came in at 148.5 pounds, 2.5 pounds over the limit (including a standard one-pound allowance) for his featherweight bout with Steven Peterson tomorrow. This […]

Five Questions With Luis Pena

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UFC Nashville’s Luis Pena ‘a little bit disappointed’ Artem Lobov got away

NASHVILLE – Luis Pena soon will be an official UFC featherweight. And the man he called to greet him at 145 pounds is officially no longer part of the roster. Pena sought to go 2-0 for his team at American Kickboxing Academy when he called out Artem Lobov. But Lobov had other plans in mind. […]

One Day At A Time For Luis Pena

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Luis Pena Drops to Featherweight, Faces Steven Peterson at UFC Nashville on March 23

Luis Pena will move to 145 pounds and meet Steven Peterson at UFC Fight Night 148. View full post on Recent News on

33-1 bantamweight Luis Rafael welcomes tougher opponents, says ‘UFC needs a fighter like me’

Luis Rafael doesn’t want to be known as a can crusher in MMA. In fact, he has changed a lot of things in his life and career since suffering his first defeat. “Japa” compiled an impressive 31-0 record in three years as a professional between 2012 and 2015, finishing 28 opponents at both bantamweight and […]

Luis Pena Announces Move To Featherweight, Calls Out Artem Lobov Unsuccessfully

Luis Pena has decided to change things up after suffering his first professional loss over the weekend. View full post on Recent News on

Five Questions With Luis ‘Violent Bob Ross’ Pena

      View this post on Instagram A post shared by Luis Peña (@violentbobross) on Nov 4, 2018 at 7:43am PST Most of the world was introduced to Luis Peña on The Ultimate Fighter: Undefeated. Despite his relatively early exit from the show due to injury, the man they call ‘Violent Bob Ross’ has […]

Mike Trizano says Luis Pena’s Sasquatch reach only place he holds advantage at UFC Denver

DENVER – “The Ultimate Fighter 27” winner Mike Trizano knows Luis Pena believes he should have been the season champion, but he isn’t taking their post-show matchup personal. “It doesn’t matter to me,” Trizano told MMAjunkie. “A lot of people are having trouble finding opponents. Mine called me out, so I was like, ‘OK, I […]

Back to LHW, Luis Henrique says ‘no one will beat me anymore’ in the UFC

UFC Sao Paulo will be a fresh restart for Luis Henrique in the Octagon. “KLB” is slated to meet Ryan Spann in Brazil on Sept. 22, stepping down to 205 pounds after a five-fight run as a heavyweight in the UFC, and that was his plan since day one in the company. Henrique signed with […]

‘Violent Bob Ross’ Luis Pena gets wish vs. ‘TUF 27’ winner Mike Trizano at UFC Denver

Gallery Luis Pena def. Richie Smullen at TUF 27 Finale: Best photos view 11 images Luis Pena wanted the opportunity to prove he was the best lightweight on “The Ultimate Fighter 27.” He’ll get his wish with a matchup against season winner Mike Trizano at UFC Fight Night 138. The 155-pound bout between Pena (3-0 […]

Luis Pena to fight TUF winner Mike Trizano at UFC Denver

Luis Pena’s stint in The Ultimate Fighter house was cut short. Now he’s getting the chance to make up for lost time. Nicknamed “Violent Bob Ross,” Pena (4-0) will fight TUF 27 lightweight champion Mike Trizano (6-0) at UFC Denver at the Pepsi Center on Nov. 10, according to a report from The Denver Post. […]

‘TUF 27’ Competitors Michael Trizano, Luis Pena to Clash at UFC Fight Night Denver

“The Ultimate Fighter 27” winner Michael Trizano will lock horns with fellow cast member Luis Pena at UFC Fight Night 139, the promotion announced via the

Unfiltered: Anthony Smith and Luis J. Gomez

Rising UFC Light Heavyweight contender Anthony “Lionheart” Smith calls in and talks to Jim and Matt about his upcoming UFC Moncton bout against Volkan Oezdemir, his devastating finish of Shogun Rua in Hamburg, Germany, his willingness to fight anyone at 205, and much more. Then, comic Luis J. Gomez joins the guys in-studio and talks […]

Andrew Sanchez and Luis Henrique get new opponents for UFC events in Lincoln, Sao Paulo

The UFC was forced to find new opponents for Andrew Sanchez and Luis Henrique after their original opponents withdrew from upcoming events, sources confirmed following reports by Combate. Sanchez, who was slated to face jiu-jitsu world champion Antonio Braga Neto at UFC Lincoln on Aug. 25, now takes on Markus Perez. Sanchez (9-4) attempts to […]

Mark Godbeer and Luis Henrique move down to light heavyweight, fight at UFC Sao Paulo

Two fighters will cut to light heavyweight and collide at the upcoming UFC Sao Paulo card on Sept. 22 as Mark Godbeer meets Luis Henrique in Brazil, MMA Fighting confirmed following a report by Combate. Former BAMMA heavyweight champion Godbeer (13-4) last fought in March, when he lost to Dmitriy Sosnovskiy via second-round submission at […]

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