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Jun 11, 2015 10:03 am

REPLAY! The Ultimate Fighter Ep. 8 Fight Recap

American Top Team gets back on the board with a big win from Hayder Hassan as he picks up a unanimous decision victory over Felipe Portela. Chad Mendes Strips, Gets VanZant Flustered During Important Interview — WATCH!

Jun 11, 2015 9:55 am

Urijah Faber On The Time A Dwarf Cop “Had It Out For Me”

Whether it’s Jon Jones with his hit and run incident, or Bellator’s Mike Richman getting busted by the California State Athletic Commission, fighters seem to be having a tough time following the rules. UFC bantamweight Urijah Faber, on the other hand, had a run in with the law in his learning years which was unwarranted....

Jun 11, 2015 8:52 am

Kimbo Still Works For Porn Company

Kimbo Slice is returning to the cage to fight MMA veteran Ken shamrock at Bellator 138. Even with his stint in the UFC and and other promotions, the former backyard brawler still keeps his day job, at the porn company that helped launch his career. The company was actually the first website to share one...


Jun 11, 2015 7:45 am

Viral ‘Soccer Mom KO’ Video Explained!

So remember that video of the ‘soccer mom’ looking fighter who got knocked out quick? Well the owner of the promotion has come out and is defending the decision to put in a fighter on such short notice and no experience. “I actually thought this would have been a bigger deal 6 months ago the...

Jun 11, 2015 6:58 am

UFC 188 Embedded: Vlog Series ­- Episode 3

On Episode 3 of UFC 188 Embedded, fighters including strawweights Tecia Torres and Angela Hill, middleweight Kelvin Gastelum and lightweight Johnny Case adjust to the high altitude. More athletes arrive in Mexico City and kick off fight week with a high-speed police escort: middleweight Nate Marquardt and lightweights Gilbert Melendez and Eddie Alvarez. Plus, heavyweight...

Jun 11, 2015 6:41 am

Mexico Shows Up For Gilbert Melendez Open Workout

UFC open workouts went down yesterday in Mexico City and fans came out in hordes to get a glimpse of some of their favorite fighters, including lightweight Gilbert Melendez. Check out this video shot by Nate Diaz, showing a packed house!! #ufc188 #mediaworkout #gilbertmelendez @ufc #elnino #graciefighter #war @woodenmanmt #ufcmexico A video posted by natediaz209...

Jun 11, 2015 4:07 am

Tate: ‘Bethe Is In Over Her Head Against Ronda’

Miesha Tate talks about her upcoming fight with Jessica Eye and looks ahead to another rematch with Ronda Rousey. Miesha Tate on what her next opponent Jessica Eye brings to the fight: “She’s a very agile fighter. She’s got great footwork, head movement and her boxing is on point. Her striking is to be reckon...

Jun 11, 2015 4:03 am

Cormier And Florian Breakdown Velasquez vs. Werdum

Our UFC Tonight analysts share their predictions for UFC 188. UFC TONIGHT Host Kenny Florian on Cain Velasquez’s fighting strength: “This guy is non-stop action. His whole game is to pressure his opponent and make them suffer and see who breaks first. He’s one of the most exciting fighters in the UFC.”   UFC TONIGHT...

Jun 11, 2015 4:01 am

UFC 188: Fight Flashback – Velasquez vs. Dos Santos III

Go back in time to UFC 166 and relive the epic bout between Cain Velasquez and Junior Dos Santos, who threw down in part III of their trilogy. Velasquez makes his long-awaited return to the Octagon at UFC 188 in Mexico City on Pay-Per-View. Chad Mendes Strips, Gets VanZant Flustered During Important Interview — WATCH!...

Jun 11, 2015 4:00 am

Penne: I have more tools than Joanna Jedrzejczyk

Jessica Penne talks about her upcoming title bout against Joanna Jedrzejczyk. Jessica Penne on if her title fight against Joanna Jedrzejczyk is a striker vs. grappler fight: “I think it is, but I’m also one of the most well rounded fighters in the division. I have a lot more tools than she does. She’s a...

Jun 11, 2015 12:52 am

Stud Show Radio Ep. #68––LIVE NOW

Formerly Team Alpha Male Radio, Stud Show Radio is BJPENN.COM’s Twice-Weekly podcast covering relevant MMA News, and exclusive interviews with some of the sports leading talent. We go live tonight, at 8:00 PM PT(ish), right here, on BJPENN.COM. Gilbert Melendez Shows Poise In Most Awkward Interview Of All Time — MUST WATCH!

Jun 10, 2015 2:54 pm

TESTS PASSED! Shamrock Insists New Physique Result Of Hard Work, not PED’s

“Hard work, and genetics. I think if you’ve watched me throughout my career, when I try to go and pack on weight, I’m not as lean. When I don’t worry about packing the weight on, and I just worry about my cardio and speed, then I get leaner. That’s just how I’ve been throughout my...

Jun 10, 2015 2:51 pm

Kimbo Says Ken Shamrock Cut Himself To Get Out Of Fight

“I just hope they pad his hands up so he don’t cut himself and keep all the sharp objects away from him this time. What is he going to do next time – shoot himself in the foot? I don’t know what Ken’s got to do. I just hope he takes this fight, because who...

Jun 10, 2015 2:41 pm

UFC 188 Embedded Ep. 2––WATCH

‘On Episode 2 of UFC 188 Embedded, heavyweight headliners Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum continue training in Mexico for their upcoming heavyweight title fight. Werdum joins other UFC 188 fighters – including middleweight Kelvin Gastelum and strawweight Tecia Torres – for an encore viewing of UFC 180. At home in the States, the stars of...

Jun 10, 2015 2:31 pm

Kimbo Slice Goes On PED Rant, Doesn’t Care What His Opponents Take

“They’ll show up at the gym and be like, ‘Pee in this cup,’ or I’ll get a phone call. It’s cool, though. It’s all gravy. They want to make sure it’s a clean sport, because they’ve got these young kids that we’re being role models for. These young kids look up to us, and if we’re...

Jun 10, 2015 2:16 pm

TOP CHEF! Bourdain, Shields Get Cooking On The Mats

Dangerous grappler Jake Shields is scheduled to go up against Rousimar Palhares in the World Series of Fighting on Aug. 1 at WSOF 22. In the meantime he’s training and preparing. One of his training partners? How about ‘No Reservations’ host and celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain. Now, we don’t think Bourdain is actually helping Shields...

Jun 10, 2015 1:31 pm

Top UFC Female Leslie Smith Grateful For UFC Pay, But Hurt By Reebok Deal

Toward the end of 2014, the UFC claimed they made a monumental deal for the development of mixed martial arts when they struck an exclusive sponsorship deal with athletic company Reebok. The partnership would lead to Reebok being represented by every fighter on the roster on their way to, and inside of the octagon. Gone...

Jun 10, 2015 1:30 pm

UFC 188’s Gilbert Melendez: “I still have a lot of fight in me”

While making the media rounds in anticipation of this weekend’s UFC 188 event, Gilbert “El Nino” Melendez talks about fighting, and the journey of a martial artist. Shot by BJPENN.COM’s Layzie The Savage. UFC Champ Vain Velasquez on AKA’s Injury Rate: ‘We train hard, we spar hard, but it’s not just our gym’

Jun 10, 2015 12:08 pm

REPLAY! Stud Show Radio #67 W/ Urijah Faber

Miss Tuesday’s “Stud Show Radio”? Here’s the replay, featuring special guest Urijah Faber. Stud Show Radio airs every Tuesday and Thursday on BJPENN.COM.

Jun 10, 2015 12:05 pm

Cris Cyborg Channeling Ronda Rousey, Judo Throws Everyone

Invicta FC champ and Zuffa signed Cris Cyborg is busy preparing to defend her title, then she is expected to start her journey down to 135 lbs., in order to fight the champ and long time rival Ronda Rousey. Check out her Judo skills! “Learning never exhausts the mind.” Leonardo da Vinci One more day...

Jun 10, 2015 11:58 am

Vitor Belfort Is Now A Samurai Warrior… No Really

UFC middleweight Vitor Belfort has a new hairstyle! The MMA vet just loss to champ Chris Weidman and says he’s still willing to make another run at the gold. To celebrate his path and his next journey, he decided to get a special new samurai hair-cut. Check it out! Cabelo novo pra uma fase nova....

Jun 10, 2015 11:48 am

Ronda Rousey Throws The Crap Out Of Everyone — WATCH!

Ronda Rousey is known for her incredible Judo skills, check them out on display in this video, where she’s just tossing everyone around like rag dolls. UFC Champ Vain Velasquez on AKA’s Injury Rate: ‘We train hard, we spar hard, but it’s not just our gym’