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May 6, 2015 9:08 am

UFC Announces How Much Fighters Will Earn with Reebok Deal

After it was announced that the UFC would be changing their fighter pay structure to tenure rather than rankings, UFC veterans were excited to learn more details. UFC recently sent out an e-mail to their fighters and Cody Gibson leaked the specifics of the payout: Reebok figures came out. #UFC #reebok pic.twitter.com/P2s6GuF9j5 — Cody Gibson...

May 6, 2015 9:06 am

Bellator Champ Will Brooks Wants Crossover Event with WSOF

This weekend, Resurrection Fighting Alliance and Legacy will be having a rare co-promotion event where the best fighters from each organization will face off in a neutral cage. Bellator Lightweight Champion Will Brooks likes the idea so much that he wants to bring World Series of Fighting into the mix and scrap with them! If...

May 6, 2015 9:04 am

OLD SCHOOL! Ronda Rousey Watches Her First Fights

Ronda Rousey is one of the most dominant athletes in the world today, and usually it doesn’t start like that. What happens most of the time is when someone enters a sport like mixed martial arts, they suffer a loss that grounds them and it gives them something to learn from. Ronda Rousey doesn’t lose....


May 6, 2015 9:03 am

Cormier: ‘Losing Jon Jones Hurts The Sport’

Now that Jon Jones has been suspended and stripped of his title, Daniel Cormier will be stepping in to fight Anthony Johnson for the chance to be the new light-heavyweight champ. Cormier spoke with BJPENN.COM’s Layzie The Savage about the news and discussed his thoughts on Jones’ actions and what the consequences may be. Ultimately,...

May 6, 2015 9:03 am

Henderson on Boetsch: ‘I’m a Harder Hitter and a Better Wrestler’

UFC Fight Night 68 is shaping up to be an amazing card even after all the recent shake-ups. After Jon Jones was removed from UFC 187, Daniel Cormier was pulled from UFC Fight Night 68 and given Jones’ spot in the championship match. As a result of this, Ryan Bader was pulled from the card...

May 6, 2015 9:02 am

Shields on Jones — ‘He did this to himself… but can still be the GOAT’

“He’s doing it to himself,” said World Series of Fighting’s Jake Shields when BJPENN.COM’s Layzie The Savage brought up Jon Jones, “It’s sad because he’s so talented, one of my favorite fighters. He’s got so much talent, could be one of the greatest of all time. So I really hope he gets it together and...

May 6, 2015 2:33 am

REVEAL! Footage of Cops Finding Condoms and Pipe in Jon Jones’ Car

Things are not looking good for former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon “Bones” Jones. Jones apparently fled the scene of a three-car automobile accident that he allegedly caused. Injured in the crash was a pregnant woman who suffered a broken arm. Reports say that Jones dashed from his car after the accident, ran back to...

May 6, 2015 2:03 am

Bellator Fighter Admits to Smoking Weed Before Title Fight

Puff, puff, pass. Former Bellator Middleweight Champion Emanuel Newton lays down the facts about why he failed his drug test after his Bellator 134 title defense against Liam McGeary. Newton was recently a guest on Fightbook.com’s podcast and admitted to smoking weed days before the fight! Newton started, “Obviously, everyone just saw that I just...

May 6, 2015 2:02 am

FREE FIGHT! Daniel Cormier vs. Patrick Cummins from UFC 170

Daniel Cormier gets another shot at capturing gold when he steps into the octagon at UFC 187 against Anthony Johnson for the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship. Watch the Olympian put arse kicking on Patrick Cummins at UFC 170. ROCKHOLD! ‘The Dragon Has Been Slayed, And It Feels Great!’

May 6, 2015 2:01 am

Mark Hunt: I View Myself As a Modern Day Gladiator

Mark “Super Samoan” Hunt was born to fight. He wants to show why he is the best fighter in the world when he faces Stipe Miocic in the main event of Fight Night Adelaide which airs only on UFC Fight Pass. If you are not subscribed to UFC Fight Pass, come back to BJPENN.COM for...

May 6, 2015 2:00 am

DATE NIGHT! UFC Octagon Girls Invade ‘TUF Brazil’ House

On episode 5 of The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil, the guys got a surprise when they received a visit from the Octagon girls. Things got a little out of hand and some chemistry between the ladies and fighters was had. ROCKHOLD! ‘The Dragon Has Been Slayed, And It Feels Great!’

May 6, 2015 2:00 am

‘Raging’ Al Iaquinta Makes His Backyard Wrestling Debut

It seems like the worlds of professional wrestling and mixed martial arts always mix. UFC lightweight ‘Raging’ Al Iaquinta made an appearance at a child’s birthday party and was the special guest tag team partner in the main-event! Luckily, the fans did not boo him so he didn’t have to go heel on the crowd...

May 6, 2015 2:00 am

Urijah Faber Lights Up the Mits — He’s Ready For Edgar!

Featherweights Urijah Faber and Frankie Edgar are set to square off in Pasay, Philippines at UFC Fight Night 66. With the fight right around the corner on May 16th, Faber is looking to sharpen his combinations by drilling with Master Thong! Check out how fast Faber is! Cali Kid @urijahfaber primed and ready looking killer...

May 6, 2015 2:00 am

Countdown: UFC’s Top 5 Nicest Fighters

Every countdown is always so vicious and brutal. Whether it’s the top five knockouts or top five injuries, the list is gruesome and for some reason a lot of fun to watch. However, not every list has to be negative. Kenny Florian & Jake Ellenberger count down the Top 5 Nicest Fighters in the UFC....

May 5, 2015 4:02 pm

WRAP IT UP! Floyd Mayweather and Freddie Roach Argue Over Glove Wraps

The fight may be over, but the behind the scenes footage is just starting to roll out. One of the occurances that prevented this bout between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao from happening for so long was their need to agree upon EVERYTHING. Now, Freddie Roach has some objections as Floyd Mayweather gets taped and...

May 5, 2015 12:00 pm

Rockhold Shreds In the Skatepark — ‘Sorry, Dana! FOX Made Me Do It’

Luke Rockhold is a contender to the UFC middleweight throne after his performance at “UFC on FOX 15”. Rockhold made quick work of Lyoto Machida in what was one of the more shocking fights of the night and proceeded to move up to the top spot in the rankings. Dana White recently stated that he...

May 5, 2015 10:35 am

FEATURE! Xavier Vigney — Glory’s Fighter To Watch!

Glory Kickboxer Xavier Vigney, is on a mission to represent for American Kickboxing. 2-0 under the Glory banner, the Northern California heavyweight looks to beat down Maurice Jackson this weekend, in San Diego. BJPENN.COM’S Layzie The Savage caught up with the striking standout, ahead of fight night. Enjoy our feature. ROCKHOLD! ‘The Dragon Has Been...

May 5, 2015 10:31 am

May/Pac II? Dana White Has No Interest In Watching Rematch

Dana White attended what was intended to be the biggest fight of the decade between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao. While it will go down as one of the biggest fights in the sports’ history for financial reasons, celebrities and fans alike were a bit upset with the outcome. Mayweather’s defense was his offense and...

May 5, 2015 10:30 am

“Cyborg” Is Looking Like a Beast In the Gym — Watch Out Rousey!

Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino wants to tear in to Ronda Rousey, but she will just have to deal with these pads for now! “Cyborg” is in the gym preparing for her championship defense. She will be defending her Invicta FC Featherweight Championship against Faith Van Duin at “Invicta FC 13”. Do you think “Cyborg” can escape...

May 5, 2015 10:00 am

IT’S “SHOWTIME”! Anthony Pettis Looking Like a Champ Again

Former UFC Lightweight Champion Anthony Pettis is looking to show the world that he has not lost his championship motivation! Pettis returns to the octagon at “UFC on FOX 16” in Chicago, Illinois. Myles Jury will be looking to make a name for himself by handing Pettis his second loss in a row. Jury better...

May 5, 2015 10:00 am

BALLIN! McGregor’s New Mansion Revealed — WATCH!

Conor McGregor will be fighting in the biggest bout of his mixed martial arts career when he steps into the octagon against Jose Aldo at UFC 189 in July. McGregor just recently relocated his camp to “Sin City” and decided to treat his ‘mates by putting them up in an absolutely stunning mansion. The mansion...

May 5, 2015 10:00 am

COUNTDOWN! Jon Jones’ Top 10 Controversies

Jon Jones has not had the best of luck since he won the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship. The former champ fled the scene of a crime, tested positive for cocaine and lashed out homophopic slurs— and that’s just to name a few! Check out the top ten controversies surrounding the career on Jon “Bones” Jones....

May 5, 2015 9:55 am

Poachers Beware — This UFC Heavyweight Is Coming For You!

Poachers beware! One of the world’s top heavyweights has joined the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society and he is looking to save marine life… even if it means busting a couple heads along the way. Soa Palelei is the newest addition to the Sea Shepherd’s and he is taking on the role of ambassador to raise...

May 5, 2015 9:53 am

Albuquerque Cop Speaks: ‘Jones Collapsed Before Fleeing Scene’

Details keep leaking out about the Jon Jones hit-and-run incident that just make the situation that much more confusing than it already is. An Albuquerque police officer called into the “Opie and Jim Norton” show on Sirius XM and leaked some information on what went down the day of and the days proceeding Jon Jones’...

May 5, 2015 9:00 am

WATCH! Stud Show Radio Returns With Episode #60 — LIVE TONIGHT 8 PMish

Heads up fight fans, Stud Show Radio is BACK! 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. LIVE FEED: STUD SHOW Radio runs every Tuesday...

May 4, 2015 4:39 pm

LISTEN! Officer Talks About Jon Jones Incident

Check out this audio of an officer talking about the Jon Jones incident. From the Opie and Jim Norton show. By: Ryan C. Miller | @ryancmiller1630 REAL TALK! Luke Rockhold & Daniel Cormier Discuss Jon Jones Tragedy!

May 4, 2015 4:10 pm

NINJA! Felice Herrig Trains For American Ninja Warrior

UFC strawweight Felice Herrig is preparing for a new challenge. Herrig has apparently began training for American Ninja Warrior, a popular show that features contestants going through extremely difficult obstacle courses. Check out this video of Herrig working on her climbing skills. Working my #RockClimbing skills for #ANW7 !! @teamallmax @fuel_up @fuelclothing @americanninjawarrior @alienware A...