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Aug 28, 2012 7:08 am

Exclusive | Luke Rockhold talks Anderson, UFC Crossovers, Kennedy, and More | MMA NEWS

Luke Rockhold is currently the king of the middleweight division – in Strikeforce. While he does cherish the title of Strikeforce Middleweight Champion, Luke knows that the path to the undisputed global number one is in the UFC. The list of challengers in the Strikeforce 185 pound weight class is short. So short that Keith...

Aug 24, 2012 10:18 am

Update: BJPenn.Com Radio Adds MFC President Mark Pavelich to this Sunday's Show!!!

On the third episode of BJPenn.Com Radio hosts Bryan Levick & Mitch Ciccarelli will preview UFC 151 and talk to a trio of Alchemist Managements finest. Calling in will be Strikeforce light heavyweight Ovince St. Preux who is coming off a one punch knockout of TJ Cook during last week’s SF event. TUF 14 competitor...

Aug 24, 2012 7:47 am

Just When You Thought Things Couldn't Get Any Stranger!!!! They Do!!

When I went to bed last night I was under the belief that things couldn’t get any crazier. When I woke up I realized I was clearly wrong. After yesterday’s events centering around Dan Henderson’s injury, Jon Jones refusal to fight Chael Sonnen on eight days notice and the complete cancellation of UFC 151, I...

Aug 23, 2012 6:41 am

If You Missed This Past Sunday’s Episode of BJPenn.Com Radio Listen To It Now!!!

This week on BJPenn.com Radio, hosts Bryan Levick and Mitch Ciccarelli spoke with four huge guests. Fomer UFC heavyweight champion Tim Sylvia who will face Andrei Arlovski for the fourth time at One FC on August 31 was the first one on the line.. UFC featherweight Evan Dunham who will face TJ Grant at UFC...

Aug 22, 2012 9:53 am

BJPenn.Com Exclusive: Rick Roufus Blog Week Two

This past week was awesome on every level. I feel awesome physically and mentally. My kids started school and I drive them every day at 8am and pick them up at 3. My training last week went really well, I am feeling good, strong and extremely confident as I head into my fight with Mighty...

Aug 22, 2012 6:31 am

BJPenn.Com Radio Returns This Sunday With An All-Alchemist Line-Up

On the third episode of BJPenn.Com Radio hosts Bryan Levick & Mitch Ciccarelli will preview UFC 151 and talk to a trio of Alchemist Managements finest. Calling in will be Strikeforce light heavyweight Ovince St. Preux who is coming off a one punch knockout of TJ Cook during last week’s SF event. TUF 14 competitor...

Aug 19, 2012 11:59 am

PODCAST- Join BJ Penn.Com Radio Tonight at 6:30pm Eastern

Tonight on BJPenn.com Radio, hosts Bryan Levick and Mitch Ciccarelli will speak with four huge guests. Fomer UFC heavyweight champion Tim Sylvia who will face Andrei Arlovski for the fourth time at One FC on August 31 will kick things off. UFC featherweight Evan Dunham who will face TJ Grant at UFC 152 on September...

Aug 17, 2012 9:19 am

Exclusive | Joe Lauzon, "I just go out and win"

Joe Lauzon vaulted himself in to a place no other fighter has been before with his submission win over Jamie Varner on the UFC on Fox 4 main card. He received a Fight of the Night Bonus, and a Submission of the Night Bonus for his victory. With those awards, Lauzon also became the all-time...

Aug 17, 2012 7:51 am

BJ Penn.Com Exclusive: Eddie Alvarez on His Future, Past & His Family

The more people you ask the more you will hear that Eddie Alvarez is going to be joining the UFC once his contract with Bellator expires later on this year. It’s hard to begrudge the man after all he has accomplished in the sport, he has every right to want to test himself against the...

Aug 16, 2012 9:19 am

Gracie Cincinnati: Ohio's Best Kept Secret (Part Two)

As stated in part one of this series(Can be viewed here), jiu jitsu black belt Justin Christopher is Jim Kelly’s right hand man. Kelly, a black belt under Pedro Sauer, is a jiu jitsu veteran training with many well-known and respected jiu jitsu masters. Christopher has been with him for a long time, and says...

Aug 14, 2012 9:38 am

Exclusive: Rick Roufus Week 1 Blog

Last week I had the pleasure of interviewing Kickboxing legend Rick “The Jet” Roufus as he prepares to face Mighty Mo in the 2012 K-1 Rising U.S. Grand Prix Championship on September 8th in Los Angeles, CA. Beginning this week, Roufus will detail his training and whatever else he has going on in his life...

Aug 14, 2012 6:12 am

BJPenn.Com Exclusive: Shane Carwin on His Injuries, Coaching TUF and Roy Nelson

The last time UFC fans saw former UFC Interim Heavyweight Champion Shane Carwin he had stepped in on short notice as a replacement for Brock Lesnar against current UFC Heavyweight Champion Junior Dos Santos at UFC 131 last June. The winner would then go on to face heavyweight kingpin Cain Velasquez for a shot at...

Aug 13, 2012 9:09 pm

Exclusive: Shannon Knapp says "Karate Hottie" will debut at Invicta FC 3

There isn’t an MMA organization in the world right now, other than the UFC and Strikeforce, with as much momentum and fan appeal as the Invicta Fighting Championships. The promotion, which is focused entirely on female fighters, has only been producing events since April of this year but judging from the amount of viewers they...

Aug 13, 2012 5:14 am

Gracie Cincinnati; Ohio's Best Kept Secret (Part One)

Six years ago when people talked about jiu jitsu in the Cincinnati area they would really only mention popular places like The Ultimate Fighter Season 2 contestant Jorge Gurgel’s mixed martial arts gym. Former UFC Middleweight Champion Rich Franklin had emerged from that school so it was natural that it received a high level of...

Aug 12, 2012 8:41 am

Reminder: BJPENN.COM Radio Set To Debut Tonight With Star Studded Panel

Join Mitch Ciccarelli & Bryan Levick as they launch the debut of the official radio show of BJPenn.Com with four fantastic guests. Joining us at 6:40 pm EST will be Invicta FC President Shannon Knapp, 7pm will be TUF season 12 finalist Michael “The Menace” Johnson, and at 7:30pm UFC welterweight Stephon “Wonderboy” Thompson and...

Aug 9, 2012 7:27 am

Exclusive: Ovince St. Preux Ready to Rebound From Loss to Mousasi

Strikeforce light heavyweight Ovince St. Preux has spent the last eight months preparing for August 18th. The last time fans saw him inside the cage he was losing via decision to Gegard Mousasi at Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Masvidal. The defeat snapped an eight fight winning streak for the Knoxville, Tennessee resident who was well on...

Aug 8, 2012 9:19 am

BJPENN.COM RADIO SET TO DEBUT THIS SUNDAY WITH STAR STUDDED PANEL

Join Mitch Ciccarelli & Bryan Levick as they launch the debut of the official radio show of BJPenn.Com with four fantastic guests. Joining us at 6:40 pm EST will be Invicta FC President Shannon Knapp, 7pm will be TUF season 12 finalist Michael “The Menace” Johnson, and at 7:30pm UFC welterweight Stephon “Wonderboy” Thompson and...