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Aug 28, 2015 7:09 pm

REPLAY! Justin Wren Tries The Old ‘Your Shoes Untied’ Trick!

During their heavyweight scrap, Justin Wren tried to trick Josh Burns with the oldest trick in the book. Not sure if it helped. Although The Big Pygmy did manage to win a lopsided unanimous decision win after his five year absence from the sport. Check it out! The Best Training Room You’ll Probably Ever See...

Aug 28, 2015 7:02 pm

Bellator 141 Results: Justin Wren Returns From The Congo, Defeats Josh Burns

Justin Wren returned to the cage on Friday night after leaving the sport five years ago to pursue helping the pygmy people in the Congo. At the start of the fight Wren ate a few big punches before moving in and clinching up. He pushed Burns to the cage. From there Wren landed short knees...


Aug 28, 2015 6:26 pm

REPLAY! Marloes Coenen Nearly Rips Opponents Arm Off!

In the first fight of Bellator 141, featherweight women went to war, but it was Marloes Coenen who grabbed the win by nearing ripping her opponents arm off, earning the second round submission win. Check it out! The Best Training Room You’ll Probably Ever See — D.C., Rockhold, Khabib, Velasquez All Training For UFC Greatness...

Aug 28, 2015 6:19 pm

Bellator 141 Results: Marloes Coenen Submits Blencowe In Round 2

  In round one, it was clearly Coenen who came on top when the round was finished. She managed to get the fight down early and from there took the back of Blencowe. She used a body triangle to hold position for most of the round. So, round one, all Coenen, simply because Blencowe had...

Aug 28, 2015 4:50 pm

Lorenzo Hood Injured, Marloes Conenen vs. Arlene Blencowe Bumped To Main Card

Just before the fights were set to start (7:45 PM ET), Bellator MMA have reveled that the heavyweight fight between Lorenzo Hood and Raphael Butler, which was scheduled for the main card has been canceled. It is apparently due to an undisclosed injury suffered by Hood. Because of that, the prelim fight between Marloes Conenen...

Aug 28, 2015 4:42 pm

Bellator ‘Dynamite’ Loses Title Fight

  Looks like the Bellator’s cross promotional event with GLORY kickboxing, ‘Dynamite’, has lost one of its title fights to an injury. The scheduled GLORY featherweight title fight between Gabriel Varga and opponent Serhiy Adamchuk has been canceled, according to MMAMania, who say sources close to the promotion have confirmed the cancellation. Apparently it was...

Aug 28, 2015 2:31 pm

Bellator’s Patricky ‘Pitbull’ Wants Lightweight Champ With Victory Tonight

“Will Brooks is a clown. He likes attention. He’s a needy child. He always craves attention. He started messing with me even before my tournament final against Marcin Held. He challenged me and he was already the champion. I had never messed with him before that. I’d always watch his fights. He’s tough and a...

Aug 28, 2015 2:11 pm

Bellator’s Lorenzo Hood Thinks The IV Ban Is ‘Super Trouble’

“You know, I don’t know what’s going on with the UFC, man. But definitely, cutting and IVs in my opinion makes sense. Some guys, they’re competing, they’re going through all this to make weight, for the promotion, for the contract that they signed. And now you’re penalizing the guy for getting his IV and being...

Aug 28, 2015 11:57 am

Melvin Guillard: ‘The Reebok Deal Is A Slap In The Face To Veterans’

Former UFC and WSOF lightweight Melvin Guillard is now set to make his Bellator MMA debut Friday night against Brandon Girtz in the main event. Guillard’s brief stint with WSOF did not go well and there still seems to be a little bad blood between himself and the promotion, however, his departure from the UFC...

Aug 28, 2015 1:37 am

Bellator 141: ‘Guillard vs. Girtz’ Results

Friday night in Temecula, CA Bellator 141 will go down and feature what’s sure to be an exciting main event between former UFC and WSOF lightweight Melvin Guillard as he makes his promotional debut against Brandon Girtz. Also on the main card is the return of heavyweight Justin Wren, who’s returning to the sport after...

Aug 27, 2015 5:35 pm

‘Bellator 141: Guillard vs. Girtz’ Weigh-In Results

Bellator 141 goes down on Friday night and will feature the debut of former UFC and WSOF lightweight Melvin Guillard as he takes on Brandon Girtz in the night’s main event. Also on the main card will be Saad Awad vs. Patricky Freire and two heavyweight scraps, including the return of Justin Wren. The prelims...

Aug 27, 2015 2:07 pm

REPLAY! Stud Show Radio Ep. #89 With Chad Mendes

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...

Aug 27, 2015 1:35 pm

Bellator Champ: ‘Fedor’s In Great Shape, Still Has His Speed And Power’

Current Bellator heavyweight champion has recently trained with Fedor Emelianenko and says the MMA legend hasn’t lost a step and is as good as ever ahead of his pending return to the sport. Vitaly Minakov, Bellator’s champ, says he trained with Fedor and learned a lot from ‘The Last Emperor’. He also mentioned that Fedor’s...

Aug 27, 2015 12:34 am

Tour Luke Rockhold’s “Ghetto Palacio” — AKA All Access

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Aug 26, 2015 6:40 pm

WSOF’s One Night Tournament Runs Into Major Problem

The World Series of Fighting has plans to put on an old school one-night, eight-man tournament, however a major detail about the location could derail those plans. Apparently, Washington State, where the event was planned, does not condone elimination tournaments and would not sanction the event. Now, the organization will have to work and find...

Aug 26, 2015 7:29 am

WSOF Exec Hints That He Whooped Guillard In Sparring, Gracie Backs Him Up

Former UFC lightweight, WSOF lightweight and current Bellator fighter Melvin Guillard is preparing for his upcoming debut in the promotion. However, in a recent interview WSOF VP Ali Abdel-Aziz completely blasted Guillard for how he acted while in the promotion. Aziz said, among a lot of other things, that Guillard is ‘sh*t’ and will only...

Aug 26, 2015 1:28 am

WATCH! Poster Signing Gone Wrong Almost Leads To Full-Scale Brawl

Tensions were High between fight camps as Patricky and Saad Awad signed posters for This fridays #Bellator141 . Bellator World Champ Patricio Pitbull caught the eye of possíble title contender Georgi Karakanyan , They have been going back on forth on Twitter and their twitter beef carried over into Bellator check In room . Needless...

Aug 26, 2015 12:08 am

Looks Like MMA Vet Shinya Aoki Isn’t A Fan Of Heights

‘At Evolve MMA, we believe in facing our fears and conquering them. It is a big part of unleashing your true greatness in life. Believe it or not, but one of the greatest fears for some of our World Champions like Shinya Aoki and Orono Wor Petchpun is the fear of heights. Watch ONE Lightweight...

Aug 26, 2015 12:05 am

Bellator Poster Signing Takes A Turn When Two Fighters Get In A Heated Confrontation

Tensions were High between fight camps as Patricky and Saad Awad signed posters for This fridays #Bellator141 , as Bellator World Champ Patricio Pitbull caught the eye of possíble title contender Georgi Karakanyan , They have been going back on forth on Twitter and their twitter beef carried over into Bellator check In Room ....

Aug 25, 2015 6:33 pm

REPLAY! Stud Show Radio Ep. #88

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...

Aug 25, 2015 11:24 am

WSOF Announce Eight-Man, One-Night Lightweight Tournament

Heads up fight fans, the World Series of Fighting is taking things back to the old days and will be featuring an eight-man, one-night lightweight tournament to determine the next title challenger. The news was announced by WSOF VP Ali Abdel-Aziz, who appeared on The MMA Hour and released the big surprise. The tournament will...

Aug 25, 2015 10:27 am

WSOF VP: ‘Melvin Guillard Is Sh*t –– He’s The Champ of Tapping Out’

There’s no secret that things didn’t quite work out for former UFC lightweight Melvin Guillard during his time with the World Series of Fighting. Guillard missed weight for his WSOF debut. Then he was given a title fight, which he also failed to make weight for. That fight was changed to a non title fight...

Aug 25, 2015 10:04 am

Melvin Guillard: ‘Bellator Let Me Pick My Debut Fight’

  “Hell no I hadn’t heard of him; I got to pick my fight. I love that about Bellator. They allowed me to pick my first fight. They had John Alessio on the list and a couple others guys I can’t think of off hand. Brandon Girtz, I had no idea who he was. I...

Aug 25, 2015 3:32 am

Mrs. “El Nino” Kerri Anne Melendez Rare Sparring Footage

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Aug 22, 2015 5:05 pm

Melvin Guillard Wants To Be Champ, But Refuses To Fight The Man With The Belt

Former UFC lightweight Melvin Guillard is now in Bellator MMA and looking to eventually grab that title. Only, there’s a problem. He doesn’t want to fight the current champion. Bellator lightweight champion Will Brooks is a friend and training partner of Guillard’s and the two are not likely to face off in the Bellator cage....