Results for Exclusive Interviews

Jul 1, 2015 12:54 pm

Leben: “I don’t have anything to prove anymore”

  Former UFC middleweight and TUF 1 cast member Chris ‘The Crippler’ Leben recently caught up with BJPENN.COM’s Layzie The Savage and talked about his retirement. So, will the fan favorite ever step back into the cage? Probably not. “Everybody’s always asking me, ‘Chris, you should fight again now that you’re not on all these...

Jul 1, 2015 9:10 am

Coach: ‘Chad Mendes Ready, Been Training For McGregor For 3 Weeks’

Team Alpha Male’s Chad ‘Money’ Mendes will fight Conor McGregor at UFC 189 for the interim featherweight title. This coming after Jose Aldo pulled out due to his rib injury. Mendes has been on standby for about a week, ready to fill in at anytime before UFC 189 in the event that Aldo couldn’t go....

Jun 25, 2015 11:54 am

BAMMA USA 16’s Chris Saunders: UFC Veteran Who Has Found His New Home

  By Keith Harmon UFC and Bellator veteran Chris Saunders will step into the cage against Brandon Morris in a lightweight title eliminator bout tomorrow, Friday, June 26 that will also serve as the main event at BAMMA USA: Badbeat 16. The bout is a quick turnaround from Saunders’ fight in April, and forces him to miss...

Jun 25, 2015 10:16 am

BAMMA USA 16’s Brandon Morris: From “Young Money” to “Redrum”

  By Keith Harmon Brandon Morris and Chris Saunders will clash in a lightweight title eliminator in the main event of BAMMA USA – Badbeat 16, which streams live on Go Fight Live tomorrow, Friday, June 26. I had the chance to talk with Morris about his upcoming fight.  We discussed what it’s like training with...

Jun 24, 2015 8:51 am

Urijah Faber On Fighting McGregor: ‘I Have A Hard Time Turning Down Good Fights’

The news of UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo getting injured and possibly being forced out of his bout with Conor McGregor is all everyone was talking about on Tuesday, including the guys over on Stud Show Radio. Urijah Faber called in to talk about the news and about potential match-ups for McGregor if Aldo can’t...

Jun 24, 2015 8:51 am

The Champ: ‘Mendes And Faber Are Bad Match-ups For McGregor’

UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw spoke about the Jose Aldo injury news while calling in to Stud Show Radio. The champ said that he hopes it isn’t true and wants to see Aldo fight, but if he can’t go he knows a few guys who could step in and take on Conor McGregor. Chad Mendes...

Jun 24, 2015 8:46 am

UFC Champ T.J. Dillashaw Believes Jose Aldo Planning To Retire Soon

UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw suffered a broken rib while training for his rematch with Renan Barao and had to pull out of the fight, so he knows a thing or two about what featherweight champion Jose Aldo is going through right now. Dillashaw called into Stud Show Radio and talked about the news and...

Jun 23, 2015 12:52 pm

Benavidez: Paige VanZant Is Our Perfect Alpha Female

From the Reebok deal, to his team’s newest star in Paige VanZant, top UFC flyweight contender Joseph Benavidez tells-all to BJPENN.COM’s Layzie The Savage in this brand new interview. Enjoy!

Jun 12, 2015 12:18 pm

Cain Velasquez: ‘I Don’t Need To Talk, I’ll Show Werdum What I Can Do’

UFC heavyweight champion of the world Cain Velasquez is ready to go to war against the interim champion Fabricio Werdum, this Saturday in Mexico City. The AKA fighter talked to our own Layzie The Savage about the fight itself and what threats his Brazilian opponent possess . Do I think [Fabricio Werdum] is the most dangerous...

Jun 11, 2015 11:15 pm

Gilbert Melendez: Road To UFC 188 — WATCH NOW!

This Saturday from Mexico City, the sold out UFC 188 event goes down on pay-per-view. With the UFC’s roster of Mexican fighters on full display, Gilbert “El Nino” Melendez stands at the top of the heap in the night’s co-main event. A long-awaited grudge match against former Bellator champion Eddie Alvarez awaits Melendez in his...

Jun 11, 2015 1:10 pm

Paige VanZant Thankful For Reebok Deal Despite Peer Backlash

Reebok and the Ultimate Fighting Championship announced a deal toward the end of 2014. Fighters were apprehensive to rejoice and celebrate the deal as details surrounding fighter pay have yet to be revealed; All they knew was they were going to be forbidden from wearing sponsors other than Reebok to the octagon. While the underwhelming...

Jun 11, 2015 1:09 pm

Truth! Steven Seagal’s Self-Written Script Made Him Cry When He Read It

“Master” Seagal will go down in history as one of the most mysterious figures of our sport. While it’s clear that pioneers like Bruce Lee and Royce Gracie paved the way for modern day fighters, Steven Seagal still claims to have an impact on the sport. His track record speaks for itself; He has taught...

Jun 11, 2015 1:08 pm

UFC’s Leslie Smith Explains How Nate Diaz’s Kindness Fueled Her MMA Life

There are moments in a fighter’s career when everything clicks. It could be when they first step onto the mat, or when they make their professional debut. For UFC bantamweight Leslie Smith, her moment was especially memorable as it was veteran Nate Diaz that invited her onto the mat to train. “I had just moved...

Jun 11, 2015 1:06 pm

Gilbert Melendez Shows Poise In Most Awkward Interview Of All Time — MUST WATCH!

Things get strange on the UFC 188 media tour for co-headliner Gilbert Melendez, ahead of this weekend’s pay-per-view event. Is this not the most awkward interview you’ve ever seen? If it’s not please share what is. Shot by BJPENN.COM’s Layzie The Savage. Chad Mendes Strips, Gets VanZant Flustered During Important Interview — WATCH!