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Nov 2, 2014 4:57 pm

Relson Gracie Slams Royce: ‘He Disrespected My Father’

Respect is very important in JiuJitsu. So important that Relson Gracie hasn’t spoke to Royce in years because he believes that Royce disrespected his father, Helio, by learning Muay Thai for his fights. PVT spoke to Relson about how Royce and Renzo have forgotten what JiuJitsu truly means in an interview that was translated by...

Nov 2, 2014 4:38 pm

MMA Legends Discuss When It’s Time To Retire

It’s one of the hardest things for an MMA fighter to do after a long and successful career, but it has to happen at some point. Retirement. The word that MMA fighters despise hearing. MMAFighting caught up with some of the greatest fighters of all time, Randy Couture, Royce Gracie, and Ken Shamrock to discuss...

Nov 2, 2014 4:29 pm

Legendary Rapper Narrates MMA Documentary

Legendary rapper Ice T has taken on the role of narrating a film about Wallid Ismail’s MMA promotion in Brazil. Ismail is the man credited with aiding MMA stars such as Fabricio Werdum, Lyoto Machida, and Jose Aldo to name a few, to super-stardom in their careers. In this video, Ismail gives fight fans an...

Nov 2, 2014 4:21 pm

Shields Considers Chris Weidman The Best MMA-Grappler

There are some incredibly talented grapplers in the world of MMA, from JiuJitsu aces such as Jacare Souza to Olympic wrestling medalists such as Daniel Cormier, to Olympic Judoka’s such as Ronda Rousey. Middleweight champion Chris Weidman however is one of those elite grapplers, specifically in the wrestling field. Jake Shields considers himself one of...

Nov 2, 2014 4:10 pm

Mark Hunt Goes Off On Keyboard Warriors

UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt has been receiving advice from his Facebook followers on how to train for his upcoming UFC interim heavyweight championship fight against Fabricio Werdum in December. Hunt didn’t take too kindly to people criticizing him and giving him advice on how he should train. He posted the following video on Facebook in...

Nov 2, 2014 12:01 pm

McCall Slams Johnson: ‘This Trilogy Is Happening Whether You Like It Or Not’

Ian McCall is gearing up for his UFC Fight Night 56 bout against John Lineker, however he’s already planning ahead to a rematch against Demetrious Johnson. McCall posted the following thread on the UnderGround, in which he included a .gif of himself flattening Johnson out on the mat, and landing brutal ground and pound that...

Nov 2, 2014 11:54 am

PHOTO | Daniel Cormier Brings In Steven Seagal Ahead Of Jones Bout

We’ve heard the rumors for years that Steven Seagal was secretly the mastermind behind Anderson Silva’s brutal front kick KO over Vitor Belfort. Many fans, and critics, refuted the belief that Seagal actually taught Anderson the move, and Anderson himself even admitted that Seagal never trained him. Now a photo has surfaced of Daniel Cormier...

Nov 2, 2014 11:04 am

Lyoto Machida Believes Aldo Is ‘Too Dominant’, Doesn’t Think McGregor Can Win

After Jose Aldo defeated Chad Mendes at UFC 179 last month, many began calling for Conor McGregor to fight the featherweight champion. Fans began making posters (See that HERE), and even trailers for the bout (See that HERE). Despite McGregor being booked to fight Dennis Siver in January, talks of Aldo vs. McGregor continue to...

Nov 2, 2014 10:36 am

Mitch Gagnon Plans On Submitting Renan Barao At UFC Fight Night 58

Mitch Gagnon is gearing up for his UFC Fight Night 58 co-main event bout against former champion Renan Barao. The bout is the biggest of Gagnon’s career, and he certainly plans on taking advantage of the situation. He spoke to MMAFighting about his desire to submit Renan Barao, an elite level JiuJitsu black belt, as...

Nov 2, 2014 10:22 am

GSP Offers Advice To Current UFC Champions

Former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St Pierre recently returned to training last month, (See that HERE). St. Pierre offered some advice to his fellow UFC champions, and how they need to look at their careers as a business, and be careful of the company they keep. St. Pierre spoke on Chael Sonnen’s new podcast, ‘You’re...

Nov 2, 2014 9:59 am

Former TUF Competitor Training To Make Pro-Wrestling Jump

Former TUF competitor, Matt Riddle, who was released by the UFC after failing two drug tests is currently training to fulfill his childhood dream of becoming a pro-wrestler. It has long been rumored that Ronda Rousey may make the jump to pro-wrestling sometime in the future after several videos were posted of Rousey doing WWE...

Nov 2, 2014 9:41 am

Ronda Rousey Opens As Massive Favorite Over Zingano

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is set to defend her championship against Cat Zingano at UFC 184 in February in a highly anticipated matchup. Best Fight Odds has released the opening betting odds for the bout, which has Rousey as a massive -1300 favorite to Zingano, who is a +700 underdog. Expect these odds...

Nov 2, 2014 9:18 am

Lineker Slams “The Talking Cricket” Ian McCall

John Lineker and Ian McCall don’t face off until UFC Fight Night 56 this weekend, but the pair have continued to trade verbal shots back and forth. Linker continued to heat things up in a recent interview with MMAJunkie, where he compared McCall to Jiminy Cricket from the childhood story, Pinocchio. “I am really happy...

Nov 2, 2014 8:53 am

Cris Cyborg Injures Ankle, Out Of Bantamweight Debut At Invicta 10

Cris Cyborg has been training for her highly anticipated bantamweight debut at Invicta 10 in December, however after a serious ankle injury in training, Cyborg will likely have to undergo surgery, further postponing her bantamweight debut. Stepping in for Cyborg in the main event against bantamweight champion Michelle Waterson will be Herica Tiburcio. Cyborg’s injury...

Nov 1, 2014 8:42 pm

PHOTO | Chris Weidman Ready For UFC Fight Night Sydney

UFC middlweight champion Chris Weidman is getting ready to travel to Australia to likely coach his teammate Al Iaquinta as he fights Ross Pearson. Wiedman posted the following photo on his official Instagram. Beard game ready to go for Australia. A photo posted by Chris Weidman (@chrisweidmanufc) on Nov 11, 2014 at 11:43am PST

Nov 1, 2014 4:26 pm

GALLERY! UFC Halloween 2014

This year, the familiar faces from the UFC went all-out with their Halloween costumes, and celebrations. Here’s a compilation of some of the most spirited contributions: Researching jack-o-lantern designs with @RondaRousey — DrAnnMaria (@DrAnnMaria) October 30, 2014 Everyone keeps asking what I'm gunna be for Halloween – well, after working and running all over...

Nov 1, 2014 3:59 pm

Nick Diaz Sent A Halloween Message to Georges St-Pierre

#whereyouatGeorge #Aliens #Abduction #halloween #ufo A photo posted by nickdiaz209 (@nickdiaz209) on Oct 10, 2014 at 8:14pm PDT Popular UFC fighter, Nick Diaz, sent out this funny message to Georges St-Pierre. GSP, of course, has been making headlines for his belief in UFO’s. (More on that HERE)

Nov 1, 2014 3:48 pm

Weidman Pushing For More Belfort Drug Tests

UFC middleweight champion, Chris Weidman is growing impatient with the drug screening progress of his upcoming opponent, Vitor Belfort. Check it: Weidman-Belfort = 120 days away Fight 1st announced = 100 days ago No. of times VB has been tested = 0 No. of times he'll be tested = ??? — Chris Weidman (@ChrisWeidmanUFC) November 1, 2014

Nov 1, 2014 3:35 pm

UFC’s Best Trade Addresses, Offer To Settle Twitter Beef In Street

Donald Cerrone vs, Bobby Green should probably be booked by the UFC, before the two have an impromptu run-in in the streets. Yesterday on twitter, talks between them heated up when addresses, mixed with threats, got exchanged. 6 kalma ln, Edgewood NM 87015 address if you have a problem @MMAblast as for @BobbyKGreen your about to...

Nov 1, 2014 3:01 pm

Ellenberger Planning To “Dominate” Gastelum

“When you’re in the top 15 or the top 10, every fight is very important. Me, myself personally, I don’t pay a lot of attention to rankings, you know because it’s really just a number. If you’re not (above) No. 1 then you’re not the champ. I like the match-up a lot, he’s a tough...

Nov 1, 2014 2:52 pm

Machida Picking Jones Over Cormier, Weidman Over Belfort

“Weidman versus Vitor is a tough matchup for both. Vitor has a chance of knocking him out, especially in the beginning of the fight, but I believe time is not on Vitor’s side. It’s common for a striker to lose his power during the fight, something which wrestlers deal with a little better.” “I think...

Nov 1, 2014 2:44 pm

Royce Gracie: Diaz bros fights are what this sport should be

Mixed Martial Arts legend Royce Gracie recently stated that he feels the Diaz brothers fights represent what the sport of MMA should be. Check it out: “I like their attitude,” said Gracie, who was at Bellator’s recent media day event promoting Bellator 131 on Nov. 15 at San Diego’s Valley View Casino Center. “Their attitude....

Nov 1, 2014 2:33 pm

Corassani Says ‘Fear The Fighter’ Apparel Not Paying What’s Owed

Ultimate Fighter Veteran, Akira Corassani has been supporting his sponsor, “Fear The Fighter”, for two-fights, and not been paid. Now he’s had it, and is making this news public, in hopes of getting what’s owed. Check it: @Fearthefighter You have 48 hours to pay me my money for my last two fights or I'm going...

Nov 1, 2014 2:29 pm

UFC Backs Sports Betting Expansion In The U.S.

Sports betting is illegal in most States, but both the National Basketball Association (NBA) and the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) are apparently in favor of expanded legal sports betting in America. UFC Executive Vice President and COO Lawrence Epstein told ESPN on Thursday that, with proper regulation, expanded legalized sports betting in the U.S. would benefit all sports....

Nov 1, 2014 2:00 pm

UFC’s Michael McDonald Bulking Up

“I guess what I’ve learned is I’m different. I can’t do what everyone else is doing. I could actually gain some weight and strengthen my muscles and bones. I’m going towards more traditional heavy lifting, which people say, ‘Don’t do in MMA.’ It’s making my joints feel great. The best way I can describe it...

Nov 1, 2014 1:39 pm

Baroni vs. Silva Japan NYE Bout?

Wanderlei Silva may have received a lifetime ban from fighting in Nevada, but in Japan no one cares. He’s likely still under UFC contract as well, but again, Japan doesn’t care. Can “The Axe Murderer” return to Asia to resurrect his fighting career? It’s probably not the smartest move, but yes, he probably can. Phil Baroni...

Nov 1, 2014 12:13 pm

Bellator MMA: 5 Rounds Will Brooks

Go 5 Rounds with Interim Lightweight World Champion Will Brooks as he prepares to face Michael Chandler at Bellator 131 on Saturday, November 15th live on Spike TV!

Oct 31, 2014 8:07 pm

PRANKSTER! ‘Mom! I’m Shot, I’m Shot’ – Lorenz Larkin’s Happy Halloween

UFC striking standout, Lorenz Larkin took to his personal Facebook, to document a Halloween prank he pulled off on his mother today. This prank, is epic, on so many levels, that we reached out to “Da Monsoon” to get permission to run it, right here on BJPENN.COM. All Credit to Mr. Larkin. HAPPY HALLOWEEN! Follow:...