MMA-News News

Sep 12, 2015 2:39 pm

‘King Mo’: ‘Mayweather vs. Berto Will Be Exciting’

Bellator light heavyweight ‘King Mo’ Lawal isn’t sure why everyone is dismissing Saturday night’s Mayweather vs. Berto fight. The fighter, who will be competing in Bellator’s four-main one-night tournament, taking place on their ‘Dynamite’ event on Sept. 19, told the Three Amigos Podcast that he’s excited for the Mayweather fight and thinks it’s for sure...

Sep 12, 2015 12:01 am

WATCH! Tito Delivers Another Cringeworthy Promo

Yes, this happened live a few weeks ago, at the live Bellator event, but man, it just is too good not to share with you guys. Whenever someone hands Tito Ortiz a mic, just sit back, throw up you legs and relax, because you’re about to get something special. And by special I mean, probably...

Sep 11, 2015 9:25 pm

Bellator’s ‘King Mo’ Isn’t Worried About Fighting Twice In One Night

Bellator ‘Dynamite’ is set to make history on Sept. 19. It will be the first event of its kind, featuring both MMA fights and GLORY Kickboxing fights in the same night, with a cage and a ring in the same arena. During the prelims some fights will even be going on at the same time....

Sep 11, 2015 7:52 am

Here Are The Rules For Bellator’s ‘Dynamite’ Tournament

  Bellator MMA has announced the rules for their four-man, single-night light heavyweight tournament, which takes place at “Bellator 142: Dynamite” next week in California. The tournament includes former UFC standout Phil Davis taking on former Bellator title holder Emanuel Newton, as well as former Strikeforce champ Muhammed Lawal squaring off with Linton Vassell. In...


Sep 10, 2015 5:19 pm

Kimbo Slice Returns

  The last time we saw Kimbo Slice was in June, when he took out Ken Shamrock in the Bellator cage. Well, according to the promotion, he’ll be returning at Bellator’s ‘Dynamite’ event. The promotion released the information on Thursday, saying the fighter would be making an appearance at the event, signing autographs and taking...

Sep 10, 2015 4:54 pm

REPLAY! Stud Show Radio Ep. #93

  Stud Show Radio (formerly Team Alpha Male Radio) is a biweekly MMA podcast that airs Tuesday and Thursday right here on BJPENN.COM. The show features hosts Justin Buchholz and Chris Carlino aka Sir Studboy talking to callers and guests about all the latest stories in MMA and beyond.  Guests from Team Alpha Male appear...

Sep 10, 2015 4:37 pm

WSOF Sign A Superhero’s Brother And A Bellator Vet

On Thursday, the World Series of Fighting announced the signing of two new fighters with Caros Fodor and Cory “The One” Devela. Caros is a veteran and also the brother of Phoenix Jones, the masked MMA superhero who’s already signed to the WSOF. Devela is also a vet who comes in riding a four fight...

Sep 10, 2015 4:24 pm

‘Crazy PRIDE Lady’ Will Return For Bellator ‘Dynamite’

  In a major announcement, Bellator MMA revealed on Thursday that Lenne Hardt, aka ‘The Crazy PRIDE Lady’ will be lending her unique voice to their big ‘Dynamite’ event. If you aren’t familiar with Hardt, she was the announcer for PRIDE back in the day and had a very interesting voice. Basically she sounded crazy...

Sep 10, 2015 9:02 am

Phil Davis Refuses To ‘Poke Fun’ At Jon Jones

  In the past, former UFC and current Bellator MMA light heavyweight Phil Davis had no problem throwing verbal jabs at Jon ‘Bones’ Jones. These days, not so much. Davis and Jones had an ongoing beef for a little while. Davis did an interview saying Jones would crumble like a cookie, then Davis went to...

Sep 9, 2015 12:47 am

Melvin Guillard Shares Gruesome Photos Of Repaired Hand

  Former UFC lightweight and current Bellator MMA fighter Melvin Guillard suffered a loss in his promotional debut. During the fight he also shattered his hand, badly. Guillard had to get surgery and now is on the road to recovery. Guillard posted some photos on his Instagram, showing the x-rays and his hand itself, which...

Sep 8, 2015 8:14 pm

Hisaki Kato vs. Melvin Manhoef Set To Headline Bellator 146

  On Tuesday Bellator MMA announced a brand new event with Bellator 146 featuring a main event between middleweights Hisaki Kato and Melvin Manhoef. The event is set to take place on Nov. 20 n Thackerville, OK.. No other fights have been announced at this time. Kato is known for that surprising one punch KO...

Sep 8, 2015 6:26 pm

REPLAY! Stud Show Radio Ep. #92 FT. Martin Kampmann

  Stud Show Radio (formerly Team Alpha Male Radio) is a biweekly MMA podcast that airs Tuesday and Thursday right here on BJPENN.COM. The show features hosts Justin Buchholz and Chris Carlino aka Sir Studboy talking to callers and guests about all the latest stories in MMA and beyond.  Guests from Team Alpha Male appear...

Sep 7, 2015 6:33 am

Ryan Couture vs. Nick Gonzalez Added To Bellator 143

  Belator MMA’s next big ‘tentpole’ event, ‘Bellator 143: Warren vs. Davis’, will now feature a fight between Ryan Couture and Nick Gonzalez. The news, announced via a press release from the promotion, states that four new fights have been added to the card’s preliminary portion. Among those four will be a scrap between the...

Sep 5, 2015 6:07 am

Bellator ‘Dynamite’ Will Feature MMA And Kickboxing Fights Simultaneously

    We already knew that Bellator MMA’s ‘Dynamite’ would be breaking new ground and featuring both a Bellator cage and a GLORY kickboxing ring in the same venue, with fights for each sport taking place throughout the night. However it was unsure just how the logistics of that would work. Now, we know that...

Sep 4, 2015 5:24 am

Former UFC Light Heavyweight Asks To Be Released From WSOF Contract

World Series of Fighting light heavyweight Ronny Markes hasn’t fought for the promotion since winning his debut back in 2014, when he picked up a unanimous decision over Cully Butterfield. He was then scheduled to fight last April, against David Branch, but had to pull out right before weigh-ins due to illness. Markes now believes...

Sep 3, 2015 6:45 pm

REPLAY! Stud Show Radio Ep. #91

Stud Show Radio (formerly Team Alpha Male Radio) is a biweekly MMA podcast that airs Tuesday and Thursday right here on BJPENN.COM. The show features hosts Justin Buchholz and Chris Carlino aka Sir Studboy talking to callers and guests about all the latest stories in MMA and beyond.  Guests from Team Alpha Male appear on...

Sep 3, 2015 4:44 pm

Former Bellator Champ Sues Athletic Commission Over PED Suspension And Fine

Former Bellator MMA middleweight champion Alexander Shlemenko has filed a lawsuit against the California State Athletic Commission. The commission suspended Shlemenko following his KO win over Melvin Manhoef, after it was discovered that he failed his post-fight drug test. The commission handed down the harshest penalty it had ever given since regulating MMA, with a...

Sep 3, 2015 11:07 am

WATCH! Faber: ‘McGregor’s Only Real Advantage Is His Size’

UFC interim featherweight champion Conor McGregor and Team Alpha Male’s Urijah Faber will not fight at the end of the upcoming season of The Ultimate Fighter, where they coach opposite of each other. Instead, McGregor will fight Jose Aldo the day after the Finale at UFC 194 and Faber is still without a fight. But,...

Sep 3, 2015 10:30 am

WATCH! Urijah Faber Teases Drama On Upcoming Season Of TUF

On Tuesday’s episode of Stud Show Radio, ‘The California Kid’ Urijah Faber stopped by and talked a little bit about the upcoming season of The Ultimate Fighter, where he coached opposite of Conor McGregor. Now, Faber couldn’t say much, considering the season has yet to air, but did give a little bit of a tease...

Sep 2, 2015 5:33 am

Chael Sonnen’s Heading To WSOF

Former UFC middleweight Chael Sonnen is making his way to the World Series of Fighting. The promotion announced the news via a press release, stating that Sonnen would be joining the team as a color-commentator for several events. Sonnen’s first gig as a WSOF commentator will take place on Sept. 18 for “WSOF 23: Gaethje vs....

Aug 30, 2015 10:47 pm

Scott Coker breaks down his first year as Bellator Boss

It has been just over a year since Scott Coker marched in to Bellator and turned it into the company it is today. Gone are the days of seasons and tournaments; Bellator operates just like any other mainstream mixed martial arts company would with regular numbered shows and super-cards. Coker recently sat down to discuss...

Aug 30, 2015 7:40 pm

Ryan Bader admits to thinking of ‘other options’ after UFC title snub

After Daniel Cormier disposed of Anthony “Rumble” Johnson at UFC 187 for the vacated UFC Light Heavyweight Championship, Ryan Bader confronted the new champion at the post fight press conference. The confrontation caught Cormier off guard and got under his skin and it seemed like his first title defense was set: Cormier vs. Bader. Not...

Aug 30, 2015 6:26 pm

WSOF VP: ‘I don’t think Palhares should think about fighting anymore’

Rousimar Palhares claimed to have turned a new leaf when he inked a deal with World Series of Fighting in 2014. He made his promotional debut against Steve Carl and, of course, held the inverted heel hook a bit too long. He followed that performance with a WSOF Welterweight Championship defense against Jon Fitch where...

Aug 30, 2015 5:59 pm

Ortiz strikes again — “Huntington Beach Bad Boy” BADLY flubs Bellator promo

Tito Ortiz is getting another opportunity to become a champion in mixed martial arts when he steps into the cage to face Liam McGeary. The two will square-off to decide the fate of the Bellator Light Heavyweight Championship at “Dynamite”, a joint promotion show between Bellator and kickboxing company GLORY. In typical “Huntington Beach Bad...

Aug 30, 2015 6:25 am

OUCH! Check out Melvin Guillard ‘shattered’ right hand (GRAPHIC)

Melvin Guillard has had issues picking up momentum since getting released from the Ultimate Fighting Championship in 2014. After a controversial split with World Series of Fighting earlier this year, “The Young Assassin” signed with Bellator with hopes of picking up lightweight gold. Guillard will have to wait until his hand recovers in order to...

Aug 30, 2015 5:39 am

Bellator 144 Adds Brandon Halsey vs. Rafael Carvalho For Vacant Middleweight Title

Brandon Halsey is ready to square off with Rafael Carvalho at “Bellator 144” for the championship he never truly lost in competition. Earlier this year in May, Halsey was all set to defend his Bellator Middleweight Championship with Kendall Grove at “Bellator 137”. However, the day before his defense Halsey missed weight and was stripped...

Aug 30, 2015 5:17 am

Bellator Announces Legendary Fan Fest Event Ft. Gracie, Fedor, Couture And More

History will be made in September at “Dynamite” when Bellator and GLORY join forces to bring fans one of the most stacked cards of the year at the SAP Center in San Jose, California, USA. Before the event takes place, fans will have the opportunity to shake fans with some of the most legendary names...