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Oct 17, 2015 9:15 pm

Nick Newell announces retirement from MMA following win over Tom Marcellino

Following his impressive win over Tom Marcellino at WSOF 24, Nick Newell announced his retirement from MMA. Newell spoke to MMAJunkie to explain more about his retirement, saying: “Never say never, but this is not like I’m going to change my mind on Monday. This is something serious. I think this is it. I think...

Oct 17, 2015 8:10 pm

WSOF 24 Results: Jon Fitch Defeats Yushin Okami by decision

Tonight in the main event of World Series of Fighting 24, Jon Fitch defeated Yushin Okami via unanimous decision. With tonight’s win, Fitch returned to the win column, and as he stated prior to the fight, will seek another title shot under the WSOF banner. Tonight’s win marks the 27th in Fitch’s career, and his...

Oct 17, 2015 7:43 pm

WSOF 24 Results: Blagoy Ivanov retains heavyweight title

In the co-main event of WSOF 24, World Series Of Fighting heavyweight champion Blagoy Ivanov defeated Derrick Mehmen by KO in the 2nd round. The win is Ivanov’s second in a row, and was his first successful title defense. …AND STILL CHAMPION! Congrats to Blagoy Ivanov on successfully defending his Heavyweight Title! #WSOF24 pic.twitter.com/CykTvnKq0c —...

Oct 17, 2015 7:18 pm

WSOF 24 Results: Nick Newell defeats Tom Marcellino

On the main card of WSOF 24 tonight, Nick Newell defeated Tom Marcellino via unanimous decision. The win kept Newell in the win column, giving him a 2-fight win streak, and extending his promotional record to 4-1, with his only loss coming to Justin Gaethje. #WSOF24: @NotoriousNewell defeats Tom Marcellino by UD! pic.twitter.com/86D1HbqZR7 — WSOF...


Oct 17, 2015 6:40 pm

WSOF 24 Results: Vinny Magalhaes submits Matt Hamill in 1st round

The WSOF 24 main card has been nothing short of action packed. In the second bout of the WSOF 24 main card Vinny Magalhaes cut the return of Matt Hamill short as he submitted Hamill in just over 1 minute via knee bar. #WSOF24: WOW! WHAT A FINISH! @VinnyMMA defeats @Hammerufc by RD1 submission (knee...

Oct 17, 2015 5:03 pm

WSOF 24 Results: Rick Glenn defeats Adam Ward

Rick Glenn kept the ball rolling with tonight’s WSOF 24 preliminary card as he scored an impressive KO win over Adam Ward. With tonight’s win, Glenn returned to the win column as he rebounded from a submission loss in his last fight. Stay tuned to BJPenn.com for all of the WSOF 24 coverage tonight.

Oct 17, 2015 4:54 pm

WSOF 24 Results: Marcos Alexandre Campos De Almeida defeats Saul Almeida

Marcos Alexandre Campos De Almeida defeated Saul Almeida via quick submission tonight at WSOF 24. With tonight’s win, Marcos Almeida’s record improves to 17-5, with 13 of his wins coming by way of submission! Stay tuned to BJPENN.com for all of the WSOF 24 results.

Oct 17, 2015 4:32 pm

WSOF 24 Results: Colton Smith defeats Washington Nunes Da Silva

In his first promotional bout for the World Series Of Fighting, Ultimate Fighter season 16 winner Colton Smith picked up a unanimous decision win over Washington Nunes Da Silva. With tonight’s win, Smith has extended his win-streak to 3. Stay tuned to BJPenn.com for all of the WSOF 24 results!

Oct 17, 2015 4:12 pm

WSOF 24 Results: Pat Walsh defeats Tyler King

In the third fight of the WSOF preliminary card, Pat Walsh and Tyler King fought to a decision. Ultimately, the judges saw the bout in favor of Pat Walsh, who extends his record to 7-2. Stay tuned to BJPENN.com for all of the WSOF 24 results.

Oct 17, 2015 4:11 pm

WSOF 24 Results: Rex Harris defeats Justin Torrey

In the second bout of the WSOF preliminary card, Rex Harris and Justin Torrey fought to a razor thin split decision. Ultimately the judges saw it in favor of Harris, who picked up the win, who extended his win streak to 4, and picked up his first promotional win. Stay tuned to BJPenn.com for all...

Oct 17, 2015 4:03 pm

WSOF 24 Live Results

WSOF 24 goes down tonight live from Foxwoods Resort and Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut. The event is headlined by a key welterweight fight featuring former UFC title challengers Jon Fitch and Yushin Okami. In addition to the main event, WSOF 24 also features two title fights. Heavyweight champion Blagoi Ivanov will defend his belt against challenger Derrick...

Oct 17, 2015 3:46 pm

WSOF 24 Results: Bruce Boyington defeats Rodrigo Almeida

WSOF 24 goes down tonight from Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut. To kick off the preliminary card, Bruce Boynton and Rodrigo Almeida fought a 3 round war that ultimately saw Bruce Boyington pick up a split decision win. Stay tuned to BJPENN.com for all of the WSOF 24 results.

Oct 17, 2015 12:41 pm

Free Fight! Holly Holm vs. Marion Reneau

To celebrate Holly Holm’s birthday today, re-live the action from her last fight against Marion Reneau, which earned Holm a shot at Ronda Rousey’s UFC women’s bantamweight championship. Holm will face Ronda Rousey in the main event of UFC 193 on November 14th at the Etihad Stadium in Australia.

Oct 17, 2015 10:45 am

Tempers flare in new ‘TUF 22’ trailer

Check out the trailer for an all new episode of TUF 22 this Wednesday. !!! All hell breaks loose on @UltimateFighter! #TUF22 https://t.co/yQMHxXvcH7 — UFC (@ufc) October 16, 2015 TUF 22: Team McGregor vs. Team Faber has garnered a lot of attention due partly to the presence of interim featherweight champion Conor McGregor on the show....

Oct 17, 2015 9:02 am

Jon Jones hula-hoop racing at Boys & Girls Club

Check out this video of Jones having a hula-hoop race with kids at a Boys & Girls Club. Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was ordered to make 72 appearances for charity” or outreach programs as part of a plea deal for his April hit-and-run incident. However, before a court made ‘Bones’ do appearances,...

Oct 17, 2015 8:31 am

Fitch: “I make grown men look like children”

As Jon Fitch prepares for his WSOF 24 headlining fight against Yushin Okami tonight, his mindset going into the fight couldn’t be more clear. He spoke to MMAJunkie to explain his plan for the fight, as well as what a win over Okami will mean for his career. “I plan on smashing him on Saturday,...

Oct 17, 2015 7:29 am

Fitch: “I’ll trade some brain cells for some money”

As more and more research emerges on the risk of brain damage associated with fighting, Jon Fitch says it’s worth the risk as long as fighters are being paid correctly. Fitch spoke on The MMA Hour to discuss the matter. “If we’re getting paid correctly, it shouldn’t matter. We know the risk; we know what’s...

Oct 17, 2015 7:08 am

Askren “Good To Go” Without UFC Contract

Ben Askren is widely believed to be the best fighter outside of the UFC. The 31-year old ONE FC welterweight champion has made waves by consistently calling out top ranked UFC welterweights, as well as UFC President Dana White. In a recent interview with Sherdog, Askren discussed his current situation, and why he’s content with...

Oct 17, 2015 6:52 am

Fan Starts ‘GoFundMe’ Campaign For Nick Diaz

Since Nick Diaz was handed down a 5-year suspension from the Nevada State Athletic Commission, fans, fighters and celebrities have rallied in support of the Stockton fighter. A petition that was started on WhiteHouse.gov received 113,938 signatures after support from many high-profile figures including Cher, Wiz Khalifa, Gina Carano, and more. Now, a fan has...

Oct 16, 2015 10:20 am

Award Winning Cannabis Developer: Weed not a PED…well maybe mine is

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Oct 15, 2015 12:54 pm

Cyborg Speaks Out — ‘Ronda needs to be a better role model, not a bully… She doesn’t want this fight’

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Oct 15, 2015 12:19 pm

Brutally Honest Radio Show: Cyborg, Kushman and Wolford

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Oct 15, 2015 12:07 pm

In Cage Pooper Speaks: “Sh*t Happens…I tapped because I didn’t want to get it on him”

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Oct 15, 2015 7:22 am

Nick Diaz’s Lawyer Responds To The 100,000 Petition Signatures

On Wednesday the MMA community achieved something great by coming together to exceed the required goal of 100K signatures on the official White House petition for Nick Diaz. The petition had until the 16th to get to 100K but after a late rally from MMA fans we were able to smash through the goal and...

Oct 14, 2015 11:43 am

Lance Palmer Will Defend Featherweight Title At WSOF 26

Back in September we reported that WSOF’s featherweight champion Lance Palmer would be defending his title in December, in Las Vegas. Now, we have official confirmation from WSOF, who announced that Palmer will in fact be defending his title on Dec. 18, in Las Vegas at WSOF 26. His opponent has not been announced yet,...

Oct 14, 2015 7:47 am

Nick Diaz Petition Exceeds Required Signature Count — Good Job Everyone!

Job well done everyone, go ahead and give yourselves a pat on the back. The official Nick Diaz White House Petition has reached its goal of 100K signatures. So I know the question that most of you have is, ‘what now?’ Well since the goal was reached, the petition will now go on and be...