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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. — 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

Sep 5, 2014 9:45 am

Justin Bieber Awarded Purple Belt Under Eddie Bravo

Pop Music Sensation, Justin Bieber has just earned his 10th planet purple belt under Eddie Bravo. Congrats Justin! Caption: A huge congrats to Justin on his 10p purple belt, #believe #neversaynever

Sep 5, 2014 5:32 am

Christy Mack Donating Funds Raised For Her

Nearly $100,000.00 was raised for Christy Mack, the alleged victim of a vicious attack by MMA’s War Machine. And now, the adult-film actress plans on donating those funds to a charity that helps battered women. She discussed the decision via social media: This is the only fundraiser that I am involved with and that I...

Sep 5, 2014 5:31 am

Gustafsson Responds To “Rumble”: ‘Time to show you what the Battlefield feels like’

Post by Anthony Johnson. The UFC’s light-heavyweight title picture just got a little more intense with news that Alexander Gustafsson has accepted the multiple callouts from Blackzilian wrecking machine, Anthony “Rumble” Johnson. Gustafsson posted to his social media: “Anthony Johnson, there is no one hiding from anyone here. We are both professional fighters and fighting...

Sep 5, 2014 5:30 am

Severn Hints At Letting Royce Gracie Win In Legendary UFC 4 Match Up

“When I tell people I was more torn with my conscience then ever with an opponent, most people will probably never understand that,” said the former pro wrestler. “You know, during the course of that match I’m actually looking at – I’m a big believer that the eyes are a windows into a person’s soul...

Sep 5, 2014 5:04 am

PHOTO | GSP & Anderson Silva, ‘Men of Honor & Perfection’

Former UFC middleweight champion, Anderson Silva posted this photo of himself and former champ GSP. The Caption Reads, (Via Google Translate) Perfection is an impossible mountain to climb that should be escalated a little every day. We are men of honor …