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Sep 5, 2014 7:28 pm

UFC FN 50 Results: Lauzon Causes Huge Cut Over Chiesa’s Eye, Earns TKO Win

Joe Lauzon def. Michael Chiesa by way of TKO (Referee Stoppage) 2:14 of Round 2 Even though this fight did not make it to the end of the second round, this should easily earn “Fight of the Night” honors. This was Joe Lauzon’s seventeenth UFC fight and Michael Chiesa’s sixth. Both fighters did a fantastic...

Sep 5, 2014 7:08 pm

Tito Ortiz and Stephan Bonnar Brawl in the Cage at Bellator 123

In between fights at tonight’s “Bellator 123” event, Bellator President Scott Coker announced that on Saturday November 15th, MMA Hall of Famers Tito Ortiz and Stephan Bonnar will duke it out in Bellator! Bonnar and Ortiz met in the middle of the cage and Bonnar was given an open microphone and proceeded to tear Ortiz...

Sep 5, 2014 6:48 pm

UFC FN 50 Results: Moraga Traps Scoggins in a Guillotine in Round 2

John Moraga def. Justin Scoggins by way of Submission (Guillotine) :47 of Round 2 Justin Scoggins found success in the first round with landing takedowns and transitioning at will. Upon landing the takedown, however, Moraga would latch on to Scoggins’ neck and threaten him with a guillotine. Scoggins defended by stepping to the side and...

Sep 5, 2014 6:45 pm

Bellator 123 Results: King Mo Clobbers Jacoby in Round 2, Earns TKO Win

Muhammed Lawal is back to his winning ways inside the Bellator cage with his TKO victory against Dustin Jacoby tonight at Bellator 123. As expected, wrestling standout King Mo took striker Dustin Jacoby down to the mat and tried to soften him up with ground-and-pound. Jacoby worked off his back and eventually made it back...

Sep 5, 2014 6:14 pm

UFC FN 50 Results: Iaquinta Finishes Damm in Third Round

Al Iaquinta def. Rodrigo Damm by way of TKO (Strikes) 2:41 of Round 3 Al Iaquinta finally got the elusive finish he has been looking for his entire UFC career. He showed off his versatility when he changed levels in his striking and kept Rodrigo Damm guessing. Iaquinta spent the majority of the first round...

Sep 5, 2014 6:08 pm

Bellator 123 Results: McCrory Brutally TKOs Ward in 21 Seconds

Tamdan McCrory picked up the quickest victory of the night on tonight’s main card with his first round knockout. McCrory was backed up against the fence for a quick second but caught Ward with a punch that made him back up and wobble. McCrory continued to press forward and dropped him with a seven-punch combination...

Sep 5, 2014 5:54 pm

Bellator 123 Results: Lashley Makes Burns Tap Out in Second Round

Bobby Lashley’s Bellator debut was as big of a success as he could have hoped for, earning a stoppage in the second round against Josh Burns It was clear that Josh Burns and Bobby Lashley were nowhere near the likes of Cheick Kongo in terms of skill inside the cage, but it was an attraction...

Sep 5, 2014 5:45 pm

UFC FN 50 Results: Natal Earns Close Split Decision Win Over Camozzi

Rafael Natal def. Chris Camozzi by way of Split Decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) Chris Camozzi’s streak of bad luck continued as he suffered his fourth consecutive loss inside the octagon. Camozzi put on a better performance tonight than he has in his past fights, but Rafael Natal’s early technicality and superior strategy aided him in...

Sep 5, 2014 5:20 pm

Bellator 123 Results: Kongo Easily Submits Johnson in First Round

Cheick Kongo picked up his second stoppage in a row tonight against veteran Lavar Johnson. Johnson stated “This can be a short fight if Cheick Kongo cooperates”, and Kongo refused to cooperate. Kongo ducked and dodged all of Johnson’s wild punches until Johnson eventually overthrew to the point where he fell down. Kongo hopped on...

Sep 5, 2014 5:07 pm

UFC FN 50 Results: Beal Outlasts Matsuda and Picks Up Decision Victory

Chris Beal def. Tateki Matsuda by way of Unanimous Decision (29,28, 29-28, 30-27) Chris Beal utilized his conditioning to outlast newcomer Tateki Matsuda on his way to a unanimous decision victory. Both fighters showed rays of brilliance throughout the fight, but it was Tateki Matsuda who impressed the most. He may not have walked out...

Sep 5, 2014 4:35 pm

UFC FN 50 Results: Skelly Defeats Soriano, Picks Up 2nd Win in 13 Days

Chas Skelly def. Sean Soriano by way of Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) Thirteen days after his first octagon victory, Chas Skelly volunteered to face Sean Soriano after Andre Fili was forced to pull out of the fight. Tonight, Skelly and Soriano kicked off “UFC Fight Night 50” with their featherweight bout and it was...

Sep 5, 2014 2:59 pm

UFC Fight Night 50: Souza vs. Mousasi’ Official Results

As part of tonight’s MMA double-header, UFC Fight Night 50 goes down from the Foxwoods Resort Casino in Ledyard, Conn. If you can’t make tonight’s event, or just need to get caught up on results, you’re in the right place. RESULTS: MAIN CARD: (Fox Sports 1) Ronaldo Souza def. Gegard Mousasi by way of Submission (Guillotine)...

Sep 5, 2014 2:49 pm

‘Bellator 123: Curran vs. Pitbull 2’ Official Results

Today on SPIKE TV, Bellator returns to action with one of their best cards of 2014, and they’re going head to head with the UFC. If you cannot make the event, or just need to catch up on results, you’re in the right place. Bellator 123 goes down from the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn....

Sep 5, 2014 2:44 pm

STAREDOWNS! Invicta FC 8 Edition

Earlier today the Invicta FC ladies hit the scales to make their bouts official. In tomorrow night’s UFC Fight Pass main event, atomweight Champ Michelle Waterson will defend her title against the always tough, Yasuko Tamada. (Pictured) Here’s More Staredowns: Stephanie Eggink vs. Katja Kankaanpaa: *Title Fight Tonya Evinger vs. Ediane Gomes: Tara LaRosa vs....

Sep 5, 2014 2:43 pm

Invicta FC 8 Weigh-In Results

Moments ago BJPENN.COM’s live broadcast of today’s Invicta FC Weigh-ins event concluded, and all but two-fighters hit their contracted weight. Today’s event took place from the from the Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, Mo. Here are the results:   Champ Michelle Waterson (104.8) vs. Yasuko Tamada for atomweight title (103.5) Stephanie Eggink (114.7) vs. Katja Kankaanpaa...

Sep 5, 2014 1:52 pm

Rothwell to Overeem: “Im going to beat your F***ing A**”

“My match up with Alistair Overeem is one that I’m very excited about. It’s one that I’ve been looking forward to. I’ve been asking for it since 2012. I fully expect this fight to go to a finish. He’s a well accomplished kickboxer, so I think it’s going to be a great fight that way....

Sep 5, 2014 12:39 pm

Emergency declared for Hawaii

BJPENN.Com has learned that Hawaii’s Big Island is facing another potential natural disaster, just one month after feeling the effects of Tropical Storm Iselle. An emergency has been declared by Hawaii County Mayor Billy Kenoi. Mayor Kenoi wrote a letter to Hawaii Governor Neil Abercrombie with a copy provided by the County of Hawaii. Dear...

Sep 5, 2014 12:30 pm

Chael Sonnen On The Evolution Of His Gangster

“I got hit with a PED charge and a criminal charge in the same month. The whole ‘silly me’ defense is a pretty good one. When you go, ‘Listen, I didn’t know. I didn’t know the rules.’ That works. That’s a good, solid defense. One time. I needed it twice in the same month. So...

Sep 5, 2014 11:54 am

Salary Report: Rafael dos Anjos Out-Earns Benson Henderson For 1st Round K.O.

Last week’s UFC Fight Night 49 event saw former UFC lightweight champ, Benson Henderson fall to the vicious onslaught of Rafael dos Anjos. The event took place from Oklahoma’s BOK Center. The full disclosed fighter pay-outs, as confirmed by the Oklahoma Athletic Commission are as follows: Main Card (FOX Sports 1) Rafael dos Anjos ($38,000...

Sep 5, 2014 10:28 am

Ratings Report: UFC 177 Prelims are Lowest in FS1 History with 436,000

The viewer numbers for the UFC 177 prelims are officially out and they are definitely not the best. The UFC 177 prelims brought in a total of 436,000 viewers on Fox Sports 1, which is down about 49 percent from the stations average of 859,000. Previously, the lowest recorded views for FS1 were with the...

Sep 5, 2014 10:18 am

Chael Sonnen Awarded BJJ Purple Belt

The new “Face of Jiu Jitsu”, Mr. Chael P. Sonnen just received his first belt promotion. Check it: The face of BJJ just got his purple belt. http://t.co/gLzG6suU8y pic.twitter.com/bcR1m4Fmtw — chael sonnen (@sonnench) September 5, 2014

Sep 5, 2014 10:12 am

I ACCEPT! Mir Agrees To Trilogy Bout With Nogueira

Former UFC heavyweight champion, Frank Mir has delivered two dominant performances over MMA Legend Antonio Rodrigo ‘Big Nog” Nogueira, and he’s o.k. with a third. In a recent interview with the Brazilian Press Mir explained: “I know that Nogueira wants to have his last fight against me. I have no problem accepting this bout but...

Sep 5, 2014 9:55 am

“Showtime” Signs Melendez Contract – ‘Ready to silence the critics’

UFC lightweight champion, Anthony “Showtime” Pettis has just signed his bout agreement to face Gilbert Melendez. The two top 155’ers will square off on Dec. 6 in Las Vegas. Caption: Signing my fight contract for December 6th… Time to silence the critics!!! #teampettis #tuf20 #hihaters #bethedntmakeitoutthe1st

Sep 5, 2014 9:50 am

Nick Diaz: ‘No Fun, No Chance, No Steriods’

Popular Mixed Martial Arts fighter, Nick Diaz, rarely speaks to the public, and when he does it’s often a cryptic and/or  a very vague message. Regardless, when Stockton’s son speaks, fans want to listen. Here’s the latest: Caption: #Nosteroids #noselfie #nofun #nofood #nosleep #nochance #no100 #nowomannocry