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Oct 5, 2015 10:07 am

Music Icon Cher supports lifting NAC’s Nick Diaz ban!

As soon as it was revealed that Nick Diaz would be getting suspended for five years for failing one of his UFC 183 post-fight drug tests, the mixed martial arts community came out in full support of the popular UFC fighter. Everybody from Ronda Rousey to Henry Cejudo spoke out against the Nevada State Athletic...

Oct 2, 2015 9:05 am

Henry Cejudo willing to give up UFC title shot to support Nick Diaz

UFC flyweight Henry Cejudo made headlines a little while back when he publicly proclaimed that he would be boycotting Nevada and would refuse any fights taking place there. This all came after Nick Diaz was suspended for five years by the Nevada State Athletic Commission and fined $165,000 for testing positive for marijuana metabolites. Cejudo...

Oct 2, 2015 5:44 am

Jon Fitch vs. Yushin Okami Winner Will Face Jake Shields For Vacant WSOF WW Title

The World Series of Fighting had to deal with a big situation recently, with the whole Jake Shields vs. Rousimar Palhares situation. After their welterweight title fight the promotion made the decision to strip Palhares of his belt and suspend him indefinitely. Palhares continually scratched at Shields’ eyes throughout the fight and then, when he...


Sep 30, 2015 6:32 am

Bellator’s LC Davis Fought Two Rounds With Injured Eye

This past Friday, at Bellator 143, bantamweights Joe Warren and LC Davis fought in the night’s main event to determine the number one contender and the next time challenger. It was Warren, the former champ, who came out on top after three rounds of grinding grappling work. He got Davis down early and often and...

Sep 29, 2015 7:14 pm

Phil Davis On Fedor’s Choice To Fight In Japan: ‘It’s Entirely Business’

Bellator MMA light heavyweight Phil Davis is coming off of quite the debut, winning a one night, four-man tournament at ‘Dynamite’ to earn a shot at the title, against Liam McGeary. There’s no word yet on when that title fight will take place, although president Scott Coker said it would likely the place towards the...

Sep 28, 2015 3:13 pm

Scott Coker addresses the future of Kimbo Slice in Bellator

Fedor Emelianenko caught the mixed martial arts world off guard when he announced he would be making his return to the sport in a new Japanese based promotion rather than UFC or Bellator. While details surrounding his fight have yet to be revealed, fans have been clamoring about who “The Last Emperor” will be stepping...

Sep 28, 2015 1:10 pm

UH OH! Randy Couture avoids being asked about Fedor fight during Q&A

Randy Couture has not dawned a pair of gloves inside the cage since his last fight in the octagon with Lyoto Machida at UFC 129. The UFC Hall of Famer has since made his transition to a career in Hollywood along with partnering up with Bellator several times. Couture also helps his son train and...

Sep 27, 2015 7:08 pm

Ryan Couture: ‘I’d be surprised if my dad came out of retirement’

Fedor Emelianenko shocked the world when he announced his return to mixed martial arts at Bellator and GLORY’s “Dynamite” event earlier this month. “The Last Emperor” will not be fighting for Bellator, but rather a new Japanese promotion that will likely borrow Bellator’s talent for their first few shows. Emelianenko’s opponent remains unnamed, but fans...

Sep 26, 2015 7:10 am

Askren: ‘If I was Jon Jones, I’d be so f*cking annoyed right now’

Earlier in the week a report came out detailing shady circumstances surrounding Vitor Belfort’s drug test results ahead of his title fight against Jon Jones. The report alleges that the UFC knew about him testing for very high levels of testosterone and instead of pulling him from the fight, let him compete and after accidentally...

Sep 26, 2015 4:45 am

Bellator MMA: Uncut –– DYNAMITE 1

Check out the video below showing a behind the scenes all access look at Bellator ‘Dynamite’ from this past weekend. In the main event we saw Tito Ortiz take on Liam McGeary. Ortiz looked good early but ended up getting trapped in an inverted triangle and tapped out. Also that night we saw the one-night,...

Sep 25, 2015 4:51 pm

REPLAY! Fighter Goes For Victory Backflip Off Cage –– Takes Out Camerawomen!

Man, should we just get rid of top of the cage backflips? We recently saw a WSOF champ go for the victory backflip and almost blow his knees out, and now, on tonight’s Bellator 143 broadcast, we just saw another fighter go for it. This time instead of hurting himself, the bantamweight fighter Darrion Caldwell...

Sep 25, 2015 4:35 pm

REPLAY! Bellator Heavyweight Puts Opponent’s Lights Out With One Punch KO

Bellator 142: Warren vs. Davis prelims are currently underway, right HERE, and we just saw a huge one punch KO. Heavyweights Dan Charles and Chase Gormley went to battle and it was quite the war. Both fighters landed some big shots. However it was Charles who landed the colossal punch while Gormley was against the...

Sep 25, 2015 3:43 pm

‘Bellator 143: Warren vs. Davis’ Results

On Friday night Bellator MMA returns with another event full of what are sure to be exciting fights. In the main event we will find out who the next bantamweight title challenger is when former champ Joe Warren takes on L.C. Davis. In the co-main we might just see the fight of the night between...

Sep 25, 2015 9:43 am

Watch The ‘Bellator 143: Warren vs. Davis’ Prelims Live At 6:30 PM ET

The Bellator 143 prelims will air right here on BJPENN.COM. They kick off at 6:30 PM ET and wills stream below. You cant watch all the action right here until the main card kicks off on Spike TV at 9PM. In the main event of the evening we”ll see former bantamweight champion Joe Warren take...

Sep 24, 2015 6:22 pm

REPLAY! Stud Show Radio Ep. #97 Ft. Joseph Benavidez And Andre Fili

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 24, 2015 5:02 pm

Bellator Scraps Bout After Fighter Comes In Nearly 17 Pounds Overweight

All did not go well at today’s Bellator 143 weigh-ins. Actually everyone managed to make weight, except one. But that one missed weight by a lot, and I mean a lot. Nick Gonzalez, who was scheduled to fight Ryan Couture in a lightweight fight (lightweight!), ended up stepping on the scale and coming in at...

Sep 24, 2015 3:48 pm

Report: Fedor Guaranteed $2.5 Million For NYE Fight In Japan

Are you trying to wrap your mind around Fedor’s decision to once again forgo a contract with the UFC? Well, it sounds like he had quite a few reasons to do so, like 2.5 million reasons to do so. According to a report from veteran and well trusted journalist Dave Meltzer, the fighter is set...

Sep 24, 2015 2:10 pm

Ryan Couture: ‘I Don’t Think There’s Any Secret How I Like To Fight’

Ryan Couture may have simply been known as “the son of UFC Hall of Famer Randy Couture” when he made his professional mixed martial arts debut in 2010, but the lightweight is starting to step out of his father’s shadow and create a unique following of his own. While his father competed mainly for the...

Sep 24, 2015 2:00 pm

REPLAY! ‘Bellator 143: Warren vs. Davis’ Weigh-Ins

On Friday night, Bellator returns with another evening of fights. Bellator 143 goes down from the State Farm Arena in Hidalgo, TX. In the night’s main event, former bantamweight champion Joe Warren will take on L.C. Davis in what could very well be a number one contender match. Warren is eager to return to the...

Sep 24, 2015 12:09 pm

Scott Coker On Tito’s Future: ‘Maybe He’ll Fight Fedor’

At Bellator ‘Dynamite’ MMA legend Tito Ortiz took on undefeated light heavyweight champion Liam McGeary in the night’s main event. Early in the fight it looked like everything was going Tito’s way. He got a quick takedown and started working his top game. It seemed like might be another Tito Ortiz ground and pound clinic,...

Sep 24, 2015 10:27 am

Phil Davis’ ‘Panic Switch’ Went Off After Last Second Change In Tourney Final

Former UFC light heavyweight and current Bellator MMA fighter Phil Davis made quite the debut this past weekend at the massive ‘Dynamite’ event. Davis was one of four fighters in the one-night tournament. Davis took out former champ Emanuel Newton in the first fight, advancing to the final. In the other first round fight, ‘King...

Sep 24, 2015 8:50 am

Urijah Faber: ‘This Is The Last Time I’ll Talk About Duane Ludwig’

Urijah Faber is ready to put all of this Duane Ludwig nonsense behind him. The Team Alpha Male fighter appeared on Tuesday’s episode of Stud Show Radio and said that it would be the last time he talks about all of. Faber explained how it felt good to finally get it all off his chest....

Sep 24, 2015 4:44 am

Joe Warren warns Bellator 143 opponent L.C. Davis: ‘Get ready for an a** beating!’

“The Baddest Man on the Planet” Joe Warren has his sights set on what he feels is rightfully his: The Bellator Bantamweight Championship. First, Warren will have to make his way through former WEC fighter L.C. Davis this Friday in the main-event of Bellator 143 in Hidalgo, Texas. Long before names like Josh Thomson, Phil...