Juan Archuleta News

Colby Covington
Dan Lambert

BJPENN.COM Radio Ep. 118 // Colby Covington | Dan Lambert | Juan Archuleta

Jason Kindschy - June 26, 2019

Colby Covington returns following the announcement that he will face former teammate Robbie Lawler in the main event of UFC FN 156 in Newark, New Jersey on August 3rd. “Chaos” explains why he agreed to take this bout after several failed campaigns to fight Tyron Woodley and Kamaru Usman for the welterweight title. Widely considered the right No. 1 contender, this scrap came as a surprise to many, but Covington is very happy with the caliber of opponent. We’ll hear Colby’s thoughts on the stylistically matchup against Lawler, why he believes a win over Robbie is essential to further cementing his legacy, and how he plans to defeat his former ATT stablemate.

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Bellator 214

Bellator 214: The biggest winners from a great night of fights

Mike Straus - January 28, 2019

Bellator 214 is in the books and the first event of the year for the Viacom owned promotion definitely had some memorable moments. Whether you were tuning in to watch the conclusion of the World Heavyweight Grand Prix or if you were tuning in to watch one of the sport’s most promising prospects in Aaron Pico, Bellator 214 delivered.

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EXCLUSIVE | Juan Archuleta says teammate TJ Dillashaw was '100 percent' not affected by weight cut

Drake Riggs - January 25, 2019

At Bellator 214 tomorrow night, Juan Archuleta continues to push forward on his path to a title shot at the ranks of 135-pounds. Just a week earlier, however, his teammate, UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw attempted to capture a title in a second weight class.

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EXCLUSIVE | Juan Archuleta glad to make as many statements as is necessary on route to title shot

Drake Riggs - January 24, 2019

The lighter weight divisions are some of Bellator’s deepest. And one of the fighters that helps make that case is the 21-1 ‘Spaniard’ Juan Archuleta. Hesperia, California’s finest has been on an absolute tear as of late and continues to force Bellator’s hand when it comes to giving him a title shot. Something that both Archuleta and his opponent Ricky Bandejas expect to come with a potential win on Saturday at Bellator 214.

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EXCLUSIVE | Juan Archuleta plans to take out Jeremy Spoon, earn title shots in three Bellator divisions

Tom Taylor - November 29, 2018

Juan Archuleta has long stood out as one of the most exciting prospects in the Bellator featherweight division. In his Friday night Bellator 210 fight with Jeremy Spoon, he’ll look to take another big step toward divisional champion Patricio “Pitbull” Freire. To say Archuleta is excited for this looming test would be an understatement.

Colby Covington
Juan Archuleta

BJPENN.COM Radio Ep. 106 // Juan Archuleta | Ray Cooper III | Jimmy Crute

Jason Kindschy - November 28, 2018

Juan Archuleta returns to preview his showdown against Jeremy Spoon at Bellator 210 in Thackersville, Oklahoma this Friday. Still undefeated since joining the promotion, “The Spaniard” looks to put on another great performance and show the world why he is more than ready to prove himself against the elite in the division. With big plans ahead for 2019 and beyond, we’ll discuss Archuleta’s continued campaign for titles in multiple weight classes, and who he plans to face after dispatching Spoon on Friday. We’ll also get Juan’s take on upcoming matchups featuring his teammates at the Treigning Lab, and much more.

Colby Covington
Juan Archuleta

BJPENN.COM Radio Ep. 87 // Juan Archuleta | Brian Kelleher | Valentina Shevchenko | Antonina Shevchenko

Jason Kindschy - July 5, 2018

A new episode of BJPENN.COM Radio is here, Penn Nation! First up, coming off a sensational KO win at Bellator 201 over the weekend, good friend of the show Juan Archuleta. “The Spaniard” returns to help us recap his performance and discuss what’s next for the future champ. When he’d like to get back to action, the most ideal matchups, which title he plans to capture first, we’re going to cover it all. We’ll also get an update on Juan’s daughter and hear how the news of his only child having a medical emergency just hours before his fight weighed on his conscious going in.

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Juan Archuleta

VIDEO | Juan Archuleta improves to 19-1 with a nasty KO at Bellator 201

Chris Taylor - June 30, 2018

Juan Archuleta improved his record to a sensational 19-1 at last night’s Bellator 201 event scoring a brutal third-round knockout victory over Robbie Peralta. The fight began with an absolutely wild pace as both men were throwing bombs in hopes of scoring an early finish.

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Alonzo Menifield

BJPENN.COM Radio Ep. 83 // Alonzo Menifield | Angela Magana | Juan Archuleta | Martin Nguyen | Alan Jouban

Jason Kindschy - June 7, 2018

BJPENN.COM Radio is back, Penn Nation! First up, highly touted light-heavyweight prospect Alonzo Menifield. Undefeated in his professional career, Alonzo returns to DWTNCS this season to claim his spot in the UFC and continue his journey of becoming the “top dog.” With a truly inspirational story of struggle and perseverance, Alonzo has all the makings to be a star in combat sports. We’ll talk shop and get to know this finisher before he returns to action on June 12th.