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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...

Sep 24, 2015 12:38 am

Kendall Grove On Diaz Suspension: ‘It’s Basically A Death Sentence’

Former UFC fighter and TUF alum, Kendall Grove, now fights for Bellator MMA and will go against Joey Beltran this Friday at Bellator 143. Ahead of that fight Grove talked about the hottest topic in MMA, the controversial five year suspension handed to Nick Diaz by the Nevada State Athletic Commission. Grove said that essentially...

Sep 24, 2015 12:20 am

Joe Warren: ‘The Desire To Win Is Still There’

Former Bellator bantamweight champion Joe Warren lost his title to Marcus Galvao in March, when he verbally tapped to a knee bar in the second round. Now he’s set to return to action this weekend against L.C. Davis in the main event of Bellator 143. Ahead of that scrap Warren talked to MMAFighting and said...

Sep 24, 2015 12:01 am

Fedor Hangs With Pole Dancing Instructor

Fedor Emelianenko was in the house at this past Saturday’s Bellator ‘Dynamite’ event in San Jose, California and apparently took photos with everyone in the arena. I mean, it’s not everyday you run into an MMA legend like Fedor, so of course you’re going to ask to take a picture. One of the photos making...

Sep 23, 2015 5:37 pm

Josh Thomson: Bellator Feels Like Family, UFC Not So Much

Former UFC lightweight and Strikeforce champion Josh Thomson made his promotional debut for Bellator MMA this past Saturday in front of his home crowd. It was a winning effort and afterwards Thomson had nothing but great things to say about his new boss and new promotion, which he considers to be like a family, something...

Sep 23, 2015 5:02 pm

Former Pride Boss: ‘Fedor’s Opponent Will Mean Something For Future Of MMA’

At this past Saturday’s Bellator ‘Dynamite’ event it was announced that Fedor Emelianenko will be headlining an event in Japan, put one by the former boss of PRIDE FC, Nobuyuki Sakakibara, on New Years Eve. The card will air on Spike TV. It seemed like the popular thought was that he’d finally sign with the...

Sep 23, 2015 5:44 am

Paul Daley A Two-Sport Champion? –– ‘If They Give Me The Chance I’ll Do It’

Bellator MMA welterweight Paul Daley fought in the GLORY kickboxing ring this past Saturday at ‘Dynamite.’ He took on Fernando Gomez, who put up a tough fight but ultimately lost to Daley via unanimous decision. Daley is already in line for a shot at Bellator’s welterweight title but recently said he’d be more than willing...

Sep 23, 2015 5:25 am

Bellator ‘Dynamite’ Medical Report: Nine Fighters Face Possible 6 Month Suspensions

This past Saturday we finally got to see what Bellator’s ‘Dynamite’ event would actually look like. There were a lot of questions leading into the cross promoted event, featuring both MMA fights in a cage and GLORY kickboxing matches in a ring. The night also featured an old school one-night tournament in which former UFC...

Sep 23, 2015 5:10 am

Bellator ‘Dynamite’ Breaks Records But Disappoints With Low Ratings

So there’s some good news and some not so good news when it comes to Bellator’s ‘Dynamite’ event this past Saturday. The event, which featured GLORY kickboxing and MMA action also had a four-man, one-night light heavyweight tournament, debuts of Josh Thomson and Phil Davis, and a main event between champ Liam McGeary and Tito...

Sep 23, 2015 1:25 am

In First Bellator Fight Thomson Made 7 Times More In Sponsor Pay Than With Reebok

Former UFC lightweight Josh Thomson made his Bellator debut this past Saturday at the ‘Dynamite’ event and won, submitting Mike Bronzoulis in the third round. Thomson has had nothing but great things to say about his new home and apparently, according to MMAFighting, he also faired much better with sponsorship money than he would have...