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Jul 8, 2012 6:46 pm

EDITORIAL | In Depth: The Dynamic past of Amateur MMA part 1

Amateur MMA is the hottest it has ever been. Fighters young and old are stepping in to the cage to test themselves every weekend in front of hundreds of people. Blood work, ringside physicians, sanctioning, and the regulation of events have become the standard for most, if not all events today. It wasn’t always this...

Jul 8, 2012 11:18 am

Exclusive | BJ Penn Willing To Sponsor UFC Friendly Drug Testing | UFC NEWS

Disclaimer: “In no way are we implying that Rory MacDonald is going to fail his drug testing, we are only trying to insure that the fight happens” – BJ Penn. We announced here on BJPENN.COM a few weeks ago that former UFC lightweight and welterweight champion, BJ Penn was set to be the first UFC...

Jul 8, 2012 7:40 am

UFC 148: Ortiz and Griffin; Silva snag $75K bonuses each

The Ultimate Fighting Championship handed out $75,000 fighter bonuses for in-Octagon performances following UFC 148: Silva vs. Sonnen II on Saturday. Middleweight champion Anderson Silva, Forrest Griffin and Tito Ortiz took home bonus checks. Source:

Jul 8, 2012 6:57 am

UFC 148 Full Results: Silva stops Sonnen in 2nd

Main Card (Live on PPV, 10:00 PM) -Anderson Silva defeated Chael Sonnen by TKO (Ref Stoppage, 2nd Round, 1:55) -Forrest Griffin defeated Tito Ortiz by Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) -Cung Le defeated Patrick Cote by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) -Demian Maia defeated Dong Hyun Kim by TKO (Injury Stoppage, 1st Round, 0:47) -Chad...

Jul 7, 2012 2:56 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Renzo Gracie on Sonnen call; Griffin vs. Ortiz | UFC NEWS

Renzo Gracie is a legend. He is also one of the smartest MMA fighters I have met. He has affected so many fighters and athletes in a positive way throughout his career. The latest fighter to get advice from Renzo was UFC main eventer Chael Sonnen. Gracie opened up about Chael and what he said...

Jul 7, 2012 7:57 am

"I Think A Lot Of Questions Will Be Answered In This Fight" I MMA News

  In a recent interview with The Bleacher Report, Strikeforce champion, Ronda Rousey discusses Why Chael Sonnen doesn’t stand a chance against the long-regining middleweight champion, Anderson Silva. Rousey has always been an outspoken fighter and compares her own hype skills to that of Chael Sonnen: “I think it’s a similar idea. Chael has more of...

Jul 7, 2012 7:19 am

"Anderson Silva and Chael Sonnen Are Going Do Just Fine Saturday Night" I MMA News

UFC President sits down with Todd Grisham of ESPN to discuss everything from boxing to Tito Ortiz to fighter pay in a fantastic interview leading up to the biggest UFC event in history. Dana White has been extremely busy as of late, expanding his company and giving fans around three UFC events each month. Now, with...

Jul 7, 2012 12:07 am

Bart Palaszewski vs. Diego Nunes Added To UFC on FX 5 | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Bart Palaszewski will get his wish and fight in Indianapolis on the UFC on FX 5 card. Facing Palaszewski is Diego Nunes who was defeated by Dennis Siver in his last bout at UFC on Fuel TV: Gustafsson vs. Silva. Sources close to the bout confirmed the news to MMAWeekly. Indiana native Bart...

Jul 6, 2012 11:51 pm

Jimy Hettes vs. Marcus Brimage Added to UFC 152 | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister A Featherweight bout has been added to the UFC 152 card. Jimy Hettes has agreed to face Marcus Brimage UFC officials announced the news on Friday. In his last bout Hettes put on an impressive display defeating Nam Phan taking the unanimous decision and moving to a perfect (10-0) and (2-0) UFC....

Jul 6, 2012 9:44 am


BJ giving some pointers to the SOLD OUT crowd at the UFC FAN EXPO 20120 BJJ Seminar

Jul 6, 2012 3:26 am

Video | Preview Frankie Edgar 155 ‘Reasons’ Documentary | UFC NEWS

Gaspari TV presents 155 Reasons, Frankie Edgar’s Return to the Cage Full Trailer. Follow the former UFC lightweight champion throughout his training camp in NJ and NY as he prepares for his upcoming rematch with Ben Henderson on August 11th, 2012 at UFC 150 in Denver. To view the episodes when they arrive make sure...

Jul 6, 2012 2:54 am

Video | Seagal vs. Feijao At UFC 148 Open Workouts | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante may not have had the best year in 2012 after being suspended for one year for testing positive for a banned substance. However it may have just got worse for the Former Strikeforce Light-Heavyweight Champion as he was defeated at the UFC 148 open workouts by Sensei Segal via...

Jul 6, 2012 2:17 am

Video | Chael Sonnen: Up Close And Personal | UFC News

Paula Sack probes Chael Sonnen on his training, who he wants to face next in the Octagon, and who the real Chael Sonnen is. Watch Sonnen face Anderson Silva once again at UFC® 148: Silva vs Sonnen II, live on Pay-Per-View, Saturday, July 7th at 10PM/7PM.

Jul 6, 2012 2:12 am

Video | UFC 148: Open Workout Highlights | UFC News

Power, technique, creativity – the stars of the UFC 148 main card show their stuff at open workouts in Las Vegas. For all the latest MMA news and fight updates stay tuned to BJPENN.COM

Jul 5, 2012 8:21 pm

Contrasting Motivations: What the Spider Promised Then and Now | UFC NEWS

In the lead up to their first encounter, Chael Sonnen unleashed an onslaught of verbal abuse against the champion, antagonizing him with a wealth of criticisms and insults. Remarks ranged from the legitimacy of Silva’s opponents, to statements vilifying his character, and to accusations of him being a phony. These assaults were not only limited...