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Nov 7, 2014 6:52 pm

GLORY 18 Results: Cavalari Defeats Ilunga, Meets Mwekassa in Finals Tonight

Saulo Cavalari picked up a win against Danyo Ilunga by way of unanimous decision in the second bout of the night. While the first fight started off with a brutal knockout from Mwekassa, Cavalari was all over his opponent tonight and put on a striking clinic in the ring. Ilunga offered some nice shots, but...

Nov 7, 2014 6:49 pm

UFC FN 55 Results: Jake Matthews Puts Vagner Rocha To Sleep, Picks Up Submission Win

Here we go, the feature fight of the preliminary card! The undefeated Australian lightweight, Jake Matthews, goes up against the Brazilian, Vagner Rocha. So far tonight a total of 0 fights have gone to the judges and these lightweights hoped to continue that streak. Both fighters came out looking to get their striking going. Matthews...

Nov 7, 2014 6:21 pm

GLORY 18 Results: Mwekassa Brutally KOs Collette, Advances to Finals

Zack Mwekassa’s left uppercut put an end to his last fight. Tonight, it was the left hook that dropped Brian Collette in the second round that caused the referee to put a stop to the fight. Zack Mwekassa is showing true potential in GLORY as a light heavyweight and he could walk away with the...

Nov 7, 2014 6:11 pm

“GLORY 18: Return to Glory” Official Results

GLORY Kickboxing makes its return to television tonight at 9:00 PM ET on Spike TV with “GLORY 18: Return to Glory”. The card features a Glory Lightweight Championship defense as well as a one night four-man light heavyweight tournament. Stay tuned to BJPENN.COM for up to the minute live results and updates! Results: LHWT Semis:...

Nov 7, 2014 5:24 pm

UFC FN 55 Results: Hawaii’s Louis Smolka Lands A Stunning Side Kick, Wins Via TKO

Here come the flyweights! The fourth fight in Sydney featured Louis Smolka and Richie Vaculik. The Hawaiian fighter, Smolka, got caught early with a big combination from the Australian. Smolka looked to recover and started utilizing his kicks. Vaculik landed several body shots, but Smolka kept coming with his own strikes. Smolka’s uppercut began landing....

Nov 7, 2014 4:54 pm

UFC FN 55 Results: Chris Clements Finishes The Fight In Round 1, Wins Via TKO

In the welterweight division, Chirs Clements squared off against Vik Grujic in the third fight of the night in Sydney. This fight started off fast. Both fighters clinched up early and it was Grujic who managed to get the first takedown. The advantage didn’t last long with Clements getting to his feet shortly after. Grujic...

Nov 7, 2014 4:35 pm

UFC FN 55 Results: Dan Kelly Locks Up Kimura In Round 1, Remains Undefeated

The middleweights were up in the second bout of the night in Sydney. American Luke Zachrich entered the cage to fight the undefeated Australian, Dan Kelly. The Columbus, OH fighter, Zachrich, refused to touch gloves when the fight started, which brought boo’s from the Australian crowd. Kelly, known for his judo, looked to close distance...

Nov 7, 2014 4:19 pm

UFC FN 55 Results: Brimage Blasts Tuerxen With Head Kick In Round 1

UFC Fight Night Sydney kicked off in the bantamweight division. Jumabieke Tuerxen and Marcus Brimage met in the octagon for the first of seven preliminary bouts. Both fighters started slowly, with Brimage landing the first few significant strikes, with a leg kick and big right hand. Brimage came close with a head kick early in...

Nov 7, 2014 11:40 am

“UFC Fight Night 55: Bisping vs. Rockhold” Official Results

Tonight, live and free to UFC Fight Pass Subscribers, the UFC returns to action with “UFC Fight Night 55: Bisping vs. Rockhold.” Fight fans who can’t make the event, are urged to follow along here for all the night’s results. OFFICIAL RESULTS:   MAIN CARD: (UFC Fight Pass, 10 p.m. ET) Luke Rockhold defeats Michael Bisping...

Nov 7, 2014 11:38 am

Shogun Ready For “Lay and Pray” From St. Preux

“He always tries to go for the ground and pound, but I trained for every situation. He may try to lay and pray, hold me on the ground, but I have trained this with my team. We have a lot of great fighters at the gym, I had a sparring (partner) who fights exactly like...

Nov 7, 2014 11:31 am

Cerrone Base Jumps Off Vegas Needle, Films Himself Laughing Mid-Air

I am very much aware of Donald Cerrone’s extracurricular activities. However, I wasn’t prepared for the look in this mans eyes as he plummets towards earth. Thoughts? On the way to the air port, and said hey can I jump off that?? Yes. Will send video shortly #basejump — Cowboy Cerrone (@Cowboycerrone) November 6,...

Nov 7, 2014 11:30 am

White Addresses UFC Featherweight Title Picture

“I told Cub and Frankie, ‘Don’t worry about anything you hear with all the Conor McGregor talk and all the other stuff. You worry about Cub Swanson and you worry about Frankie Edgar. Believe me, the fact that people are arguing over who should get a title shot in the 145-pound division isn’t a bad...

Nov 7, 2014 11:29 am


Earlier this week we ran an announcement that Liz Carmouche was “looking for a date”. Apparently, that sentiment was heard by our audience, and in-turn, by Liz Carmouche herself, but we got it all wrong. “Girlrilla” Explains: Just to clarify I'm looking for a fight date. I am NOT looking for a "date". Thanks for...

Nov 7, 2014 10:57 am

STAREDOWNS! UFC Fight Night 56 Competitors Mean Mug In Brazil

Tomorrow night’s “UFC Fight Night 56: Shogun vs. St. Preux” event is official with 11 bouts. If you missed BJPENN.COM’s live broadcast of the event, here are some of the more notable staredowns. Today’s event took place from the Ginasio Municipal Tancredo Nevis in Uberlandia, Minas Gerais, Brazil. Here’s more: McCall vs. Lineker: Alves vs....

Nov 7, 2014 9:58 am

Report: Former PRIDE FC Fighter Murdered In Drive By Shooting

Reports are circling this morning, on the global front, regarding a drive-by shooting that recently took place in The Netherlands. PRIDE Fighting Championship veteran, Hans Nijman, was reportedly shot and killed during the incident.’s Karim Zidan, breaks it down: According to several local news outlets, Nijman, who allegedly holds ties to Dutch organized crime,...

Nov 7, 2014 9:48 am

Dana White Not Concerned With Low PPV Buys

  “This year, yeah, pay-per-view numbers are down, but this business isn’t what everybody thinks it is. Trust me, we love pay- per-view. When these big events happen, the pay-per-view numbers will come back. But we’re much more than a pay-per-view company.” “Every time we go into these other countries, it just keeps building more...

Nov 7, 2014 9:22 am

Dana White Explains Ronda Rousey’s Co-Main Event Booking

“It has nothing to with her not being a star. It goes by weight. If she was the highest weighted champion on the card, she would be the main event, but you have two guys that are middleweight and she weighs 135 pounds – so she’s the co-main.” UFC President Dana White told that Ronda...

Nov 7, 2014 9:09 am

Joe Riggs: ‘Something is wrong with Nick Diaz’

“I never expected someone to hit me in the hospital, especially two prize fighters in the hospital like that. Even when we were jawing back and forth, it didn’t cross my mind. Then he crossed the line and we started going at it.” “Something is wrong with him. He’s like a Neanderthal. Something is off...

Nov 7, 2014 5:02 am

Matt Brown’s Son Throwing Punches Like His Daddy

He does this all day. I've never taught him a thing he literally just watches me and does It on his own. #futurechamp A video posted by Matthew Brown (@iamtheimmortal) on Nov 11, 2014 at 11:39am PST Top UFC welterweight Matt Brown shows off his kids skills. See the resemblance?

Nov 7, 2014 5:00 am

Renato Puts The Moves On Tate

After a run-in at Renzo Gracie’s Academy, in New York, an impressed 27x BJJ world champion, Renato Laranja, put the moves on Miesha Tate. :-/ lol "@Renato_Laranja: I'm gonna take you all the way to the chop @MieshaTate." — Miesha Tate (@MieshaTate) November 6, 2014 (Image cred: