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May 1, 2014 2:45 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Dhiego Lima’s TUF 19, Episode 3 Blog

Fresh off the third episode of ‘TUF 19: Penn vs. Edgar’, Atlanta’s Dhiego Lima, Team Edgar’s second pick, walks us through his first hand experience of what was seen on tonight’s show. Dhiego is one of the top prospects from this season’s ‘Ultimate Fighter’ reality series and will be blogging for BJPENN.COM each week following the...

May 1, 2014 2:14 pm

UFC Eyeing Mark Hunt vs. Roy Nelson Heavyweight Bout

Though not official, UFC Tonight is reporting that promotion officials are looking at a potential heavyweight bout between Mark Hunt and Roy Nelson. The fight would likely be contested in Japan, where Mark Hunt has a loyal fan following from his K-1 and PRIDE FC days. The UFC Tonight panel broke down the news: “I’m...

May 1, 2014 12:16 pm

Tate: ‘Carmouche Tried To Lay n Pray’ – Wants Carano Bout

Following her first ever UFC win, former title challenger and TUF coach, Miesha Tate took to the UFC on FOX Sports 1 studio’s to talk about her last fight against Liz Carmouche and what the future holds for her.   Miesha Tate on getting her first win in the UFC against Liz Carmouche: “It feels really...

May 1, 2014 12:03 pm

PHOTO | Michael Bisping Ready To Blast In Latest Film

Michael ‘The Count’ Bisping is adding acting to his resume. The UFC middleweight fighter can be seen nationally in the new film, Plastic. In a recent posting to his instagram, ‘The Count’ gave us a sneak peek at his role. The caption reads, “Here’s a still from the movie #plastic in cinemas nationwide from April...

May 1, 2014 11:52 am

Hackleman to Jones: ‘Don’t be a douche’

Following his UFC 172 victory over Glover Teixeira, Jon Jones took to instagram with a slew of insulting posts pointed at his pre-fight aggravators, Chuck Liddell and Phil Davis. It’s a move that, Glover coach, John Hackleman (pictured, center) doesn’t appreciate and he spoke on it during a recent interview with Fight Hub TV. Check...

May 1, 2014 11:31 am

Conor McGregor Needs To Tone Down The Talk Until He Proves His Worth

I’ll give Conor McGregor credit; the Irish bad boy knows how to get his name in the headlines, even while he sits on the sidelines, recovering from knee surgery. McGregor, though, has a little bit of a misunderstanding going on about himself. He’s not quite the best fighter in the world – yet – like...

May 1, 2014 11:21 am

Wand Thinks TUF Brazil Editors Painted Him The Villain

“They edited a lot of things, and unfortunately, the production decided to paint me as the villain. But that is not right, because he said horrible things about us, and disrespected me at every moment during filming. This good guy you’re watching on television is not how things are for real. He said and did...

May 1, 2014 11:16 am

VIDEO | The TUF 20 Girls Are Here, Fighters Enjoying A Night Out

With the Ultimate Fighter Season 20 nearly underway, the top 115 pound female fighters will all rally for a shot in the tournament final and a chance at UFC gold. In a recent video uploaded by Tecia Torres, we can see some of the ladies selected to partake in the show. Gilbert Melendez and Anthony...

May 1, 2014 11:15 am

UFC Files $32 Million Lawsuit Against PPV Pirate

A brazen thief finally got caught. The UFC has filed suit against Steven Messina, 27, for stealing pay-per-view  broadcasts and uploading them to file-sharing services like PirateBay, according to a report from NY Post, and is now seeking $32 million in damages. Ironically, the article states that Messina lives in Staten Island with his mom...

May 1, 2014 11:08 am

QUICK TWITT | Jon Jones Continues Harassment Of Phil Davis

Cyber Bullying is a real threat to our society. But that’s not Jon Jones. The UFC light-heavyweight champion, has been posting and removing social media comments since his unanimous decision win over Glover Teixeira last Saturday. Following his one-sided handling of his Brazilian Challenger, Jones was left with plenty of ammunition to attack his antagonists....

May 1, 2014 10:53 am

VIDEO | McGregor fired up to face Miller in Ireland

Conor McGregor joins UFC Tonight to talk about his upcoming bout with Cole Miller, his friendly banter with Cub Swanson and more. Conor McGregor on his knee injury: “What knee? The knee is a distant memory. I’m done talking about it. I’ve got the all clear. Someone is going to pay. First in line is Cole...

May 1, 2014 10:47 am

Cerrone Eyes Third 2014 Opponent, Khabib/Johnson Top Short List Of Options

After successfully dispatching Edson Barboza two-weeks ago at UFC on FOX 11 (See the replay HERE), Donald Cerrone has reportedly booked his next fight. We just don’t know who that is yet. At the top of the list is of course, rising lightweight, Khabib Nurmagomedov. But also on the radar for the UFC’s most fan...

May 1, 2014 10:36 am

QUICK TWITT | Sonnen Responds To Wanderlei’s Racist Accusations

Earlier this week, Wanderlei Silva released a video documenting Chael Sonnens poor use of words over the last several years. The Axe Murderer went so far as to call him a racist in hopes of rallying a revolt against the UFC’s most outspoken fighter. The video was good, it was an interesting look at the...

Apr 30, 2014 8:38 pm

‘TUF 19: Penn vs. Edgar’ Episode 3 Recap – Team Penn Goes 2-0

Tonight on Fox Sports 1, ‘The Ultimate Fighter Season 19: Penn vs. Edgar’ returned with another action packed episode. If you missed it, here’s a recap: The show opens to Cathal Pendred reflecting on his fight against Hector Urbina, and he discusses growing tensions in the house. After a tense conversation between the two, Hector...

Apr 30, 2014 8:21 pm

McGregor: Miller Was ‘Under The Influence when he called me out’

By Evan Stoumbelis “Notorious” is at it again; most recently during a recent appearance on UFC Tonight. It was announced earlier today that McGregor would face Cole Miller at UFC Fight Night 46 as the headlining fight. While Conor McGregor may only have 2 fights under the UFC banner, Notorious has managed to keep himself...

Apr 30, 2014 6:47 pm

Kampmann Being Considered as Coach of Team Alpha Male

File this one under “unexpected.” UFC Tonight’s Ariel Helwani reported that Martin Kampmann is being considered to replace Duane “Bang” Ludwig as the head coach of Team Alpha Male, located in Sacramento. Kampmann was at Team Alpha Male on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday on a tryout basis. The 32-year old Kampmann (20-7) last fought at...

Apr 30, 2014 4:21 pm

Gunnar Nelson vs. Ryan LaFlare set for UFC Fight Night in Dublin‏

Two undefeated welterweights will collide at July’s ‘UFC Fight Night’ event in Dublin, as UFC officials recently announced that Gunnar Nelson (12-0-1 MMA, 3-0 UFC) will meet Ryan LaFlare (11-0 MMA, 4-0 UFC) in a key 170-pound contest. Iceland’s Gunnar Nelson improved his record to a perfect 12-0 by submitting Omari Akhmedov with a first-round...

Apr 30, 2014 4:09 pm

VIDEO | Pettis Brothers Spar Hard – WOW

UFC lightweight champion, Anthony Pettis and his younger brother Sergio put on a show for spectators last night. We did confirm through the champ, just incase it’s not obvious enough, that the two men seen are indeed Sergio and Anthony Pettis. Check it:

Apr 30, 2014 3:28 pm

Cole Miller vs. Connor McGregor Official As Dublin Headliner

The rivalry between Cole Miller and Connor McGregor will come to a head in July when the two featherweights finally square off inside the Octagon. BJPENN.COM’s, Brett Auten first reported the bout early last month and now the promotion has announced the bout as official. The duo will square off in the headlining slot of...

Apr 30, 2014 2:48 pm

Karo Parisyan Gets Slapped By Rousey Coach Following Disturbing Comments

Embattled MMA fighter, Karo Parisyan recently came out and made some crazy allegations about the relationship between Ronda Rousey, her trainer Edmond Tarverdyan, and her training partner and longtime friend Manny Gamburyan. You can catch that again, HERE and HERE. Now, according to Manny himself, Karo got slapped by the trainer in response to those...

Apr 30, 2014 2:28 pm

FREE FIGHT VIDEO | Erik Koch vs. Raphael Assuncao

Erik “New Breed” Koch made his Octagon debut after four fights in WEC against Brazilian Raphael Assuncao. Koch, a southpaw, used his reach and quickness advantage to score a first-round knockout with a counter right hook on a charging Assuncao.

Apr 30, 2014 2:20 pm

Tito Ortiz: ‘Maybe the steroids are getting to Dana’s head’

“Maybe the steroids are getting to his head, I don’t know. Maybe from the first time we sparred, back in 2001, when I first started boxing, he thought we had good matches. Now, 13 years later, he thinks he could actually beat me, but hey, he’s confident and you can’t knock a guy for that....