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Dec 21, 2013 11:19 am

BJPENN.COM’S 2013 Fighter of the year candidates

By Evan Stoumbelis This year has been a great one for fight fans, and as it’s winding down with its final card next Saturday it only seems right to reflect on the year and wonder who the UFC will pick as fighter of the year. In the meantime I have decided to take a look...

Dec 21, 2013 11:18 am

.gif | Floyd Mayweather Spotted at Glory 13

Floyd Mayweather might just be a fan of kickboxing. After showing up at last month’s Glory 12 event in New York, he again was present at Glory 13 last night, despite it being in Tokyo, Japan. Glory 13: Tokyo featured a one-night welterweight tournament, which was won by Nieky Holzken. Mayweather most recently fought Saul Alvarez in September,...

Dec 21, 2013 10:54 am

Cole Miller vows to never fight again in Massachusetts

Cole “Magrinho” Miller (20-8 MMA, 9-6 UFC) will fight in his home state of Georgia for the first time since 2006, when he takes on Sam Sicilia (12-3 MMA, 2-2 UFC) at the “UFC Fight Night 35” event on January 15, 2014. The American Top Team product, Miller, is looking to make it two straight...

Dec 21, 2013 10:44 am

FREE FIGHT VIDEO | Anderson Silva K.O.’s Yushin Okami

UFC middleweight champion Anderson ‘The Spider’ Silva has more than another title defense on his mind when he faces the last man to defeat him, powerful Japanese contender Yushin ‘Thunder’ Okami.

Dec 21, 2013 10:30 am

VIDEO | Ronda Rousey OK With Being The Villain

Ronda says, “the women’s division is Gotham City, I’m Batman and Miesha is Scarface (meant Two-Face).” Ronda also talks about her experience coaching opposite Tate on The Ultimate Fighter, how she was able to convince Shayna Baszler to move to California, how she feels about being referred to as a female Diaz brother, her disappointment...

Dec 21, 2013 10:01 am

Coroner’s Report Shows THC, Opiates & Cocaine In Shane Del Rosario’s System

By Evan Stoumbelis MMAJunkie.com has reported that the Orange County coroner’s office has listed Kickboxing standout turned MMA fighter Shane Del Rosario’s death as due to natural causes. The listed cause of death was: anoxic encephalopathy, ventricular fibrillation and Long QT Syndrome. In addition to the aforementioned heart complications that were listed, the coroner also...

Dec 21, 2013 9:58 am

Travis Browne On Josh Barnett: He Will Have To Finish Me To Win

All the talk about next week’s UFC 168 card involves two rematches: Anderson Silva vs. Chris Weidman, and Miesha Tate vs. Ronda Rousey. One fight that seems to have been forgotten about, but is destined for fireworks, is a heavyweight match up between two of the best in the world, Josh Barnett and Travis Browne....

Dec 21, 2013 9:57 am

Chris Weidman: I Was Bullied As A Child

UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman will makes his second stand against Anderson Silva next Saturday at UFC 168 in his quest to prove their first meeting wasn’t a fluke. With this hard of a test in front of him, it is hard to think it might be trivial compared to what he had encountered in...

Dec 21, 2013 9:55 am

Ronda Rousey: It Will Be Nice Not Having To Deal With Miesha Anymore

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey looks to defend her UFC title for the second time next Saturday at UFC 168 when she faces her rival Miesha Tate. To Rousey, a victory in this fight will be a relief, as she feels she will no longer have to worry about Tate, who has been a...

Dec 21, 2013 9:54 am

VIDEO | Ronda Rousey: “Jesus Be A Raindrop”

Ronda Rousey, who looks to defend her title against Miesha Tate next Saturday at UFC 168, is in high enough spirits during a recent interview to imitate Krissychula’s “Jesus Be A Raindrop” Youtube video. Here are the originals:

Dec 21, 2013 8:25 am

Carlos Condit Vs. Tyron Woodley For Co-Main Event At UFC 171

In what has become a welterweight card for the ages, Carlos “The Natural Born Killer” Condit and Tyron Woodley has been placed in the co-main event of UFC 171. Headlining the event will be a welterweight title fight between Johny “Big Rigg” Hendricks and Robbie Lawler. This card will undoubtedly shake up the welterweight division’s...

Dec 21, 2013 8:24 am

Clint Hester Vs. Andy Enz Added To UFC 169 Lineup

Clint Hester, who competed on the 17th season of The Ultimate Fighter, will look to improve his UFC winning streak to three as he takes on UFC newcomer, and 7-0 undefeated Alaskan native Andy Enz. The Bout against these two upcoming fighters was first reported by FoxSports and then was corroborated by UFC officials. Clint...

Dec 20, 2013 11:51 am

EXCLUSIVE | Part 2: Nick “The Tooth” on BJJ, the growth of MMA, and literature

If you thought Nick “The Tooth” Gullo was some hapless schlub who zip lines into Dana White’s pool from time to time, think again. “The Tooth” is far from some Lebowski-esque character in the Gonzo world of the UFC. A gifted photographer, videographer, a noted author and screenwriter, and a former lawyer, Gullo received a...

Dec 20, 2013 11:47 am

EXCLUSIVE (Part 2) | Leonard Garcia Discusses his Current Success at Legacy FC

“To be on a streak again and to be on the winning side of it with no losses, that’s always a great feeling,” said former UFC fighter and current Legacy FC featherweight champion Leonard Garcia on his recent success in the cage.  “All together, man, in general, life is good.”   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA...

Dec 20, 2013 11:43 am

VIDEO | Pro’s Pick Rousey vs. Tate 2

Anthony Pettis, Frankie Edgar, Dan Henderson, Phil Davis and many more weigh in on next week’s UFC 168 co-main event between Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate.

Dec 20, 2013 11:42 am

Serra Brothers Split, Nick Locked Out of BJJ Gyms

Former UFC welterweight champion Matt Serra (above) and his brother Nick have long been Brazilian jiu jitsu teachers in New York, owning and operating a number of academies throughout the state.  News broke Thursday that the two brothers have split their professional ties as Nick will no longer be a part of Serra BJJ.  ...

Dec 20, 2013 11:39 am

Jim Miller: ‘I’d love to have 30 UFC fights under my belt’

Jim Miller is a gym rat. And for good reason. As one of the hardest-working men in the lightweight division – a suffocating grinder with a seemingly never-ending gas tank – he’s always made sure that his training routines are just as demanding as any fight he might find himself in. But now that Miller...

Dec 20, 2013 11:37 am

VIDEO | Chris Weidman Gets Smashed on Head With Bottles

While enjoying the latest issue of Cat Fancy in the ESPN green room, UFC Middleweight Champion Chris Weidman has his toughness tested by former NFL players Darren Woodson and Damien Woody. Weidman will defend his title against Anderson Silva at UFC 168 in a rematch for their July bout.

Dec 20, 2013 11:02 am

VIDEO | Expendables 3 Trailer Featuring Ronda Rousey

This Summer… The Expendables are back! In THE EXPENDABLES 3, Barney (Stallone), Christmas (Statham) and the rest of the team comes face-to-face with Conrad Stonebanks (Gibson), who years ago co-founded The Expendables with Barney. Stonebanks subsequently became a ruthless arms trader and someone who Barney was forced to kill… or so he thought. In order...

Dec 20, 2013 10:21 am

FREE FIGHT VIDEO | Before The UFC There Was The Real Life ‘Bloodsport’ (Kumite)

In 1981 thoughts of the UFC were nonexistent, however the groundwork for mixed rules fighting was already well underway. Much like the popular film ‘Bloodsport’, starring Jean Claude Van Damme, Hong Kong was a hot bed for international martial arts competitions. Check out the video clip above for some real live Kumite action from the...

Dec 20, 2013 9:57 am

EA Sports Reveals Alexander Gustafsson’s In-Game Character

EA Sports, who is developing the new UFC game, continues to release their fighter character models. First we saw Jon Jones, then earlier this week we got a glimpse of Georges St-Pierre. Now we have Alexander Gustafsson (above).