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Jul 23, 2015 2:00 am

Rothwell’s READY! Calls Out Andrei Arlovski And Junior dos Santos

  At the top of the heavyweight contender ladder lies a sleeping giant in the form of top 10 heavyweight “Big” Ben Rothwell. Currently riding a three-fight winning streak, boasting stoppages over Vera, Mitrione, and Overeem, Rothwell is now asking for championship level competition. “I’m just trying to get myself a fight. I’m making heavy...

Jul 21, 2015 12:13 am

WSOF Champ Hanging With… Uhm… Beyonce?

World Series of Fighting featherweight champion and member of Team Alpha Male Lance Palmer is currently in Las Vegas, helping Urijah Faber on the new season of TUF. Looks like while he was in Sin City he ran into a few celebrities. ‘The Party’ took to Twitter to show his run-in with superstar Beyonce….wait…oh no…uhm…never...

Jul 20, 2015 5:00 pm

WATCH! Dillashaw Talks Barao Rematch, McGregor’s Antics, and More

TJ Dillashaw is set to defend his UFC Bantamweight Championship against Renan Barao in their highlight anticipated rematch this weekend on FOX. Dillashaw breaks down his upcoming fight, talks about McGregor’s antics and why he didn’t blame Jose Aldo for pulling out of UFC 189. Check out the video above! Cris Cyborg: ‘I dont hate...

Jul 20, 2015 12:00 pm

‘Aldo is the True Champion, That Belt Means Nothing for McGregor’

“UFC 189” was truly a beautiful disaster. The event seemed doomed weeks away from the card when Jose Aldo pulled out of his championship fight with Conor McGregor due to a broken rib. The main event was changed to an interim title fight where McGregor finished late-replacement Chad Mendes in the second round. Conor McGregor...

Jul 20, 2015 11:56 am

UFC Vet Din Thomas Happy With New Fight Life

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Jul 20, 2015 11:41 am

Bellator/GLORY Release Rendering of “DYNAMITE” Arena

The arena has been decided and Bellator officials released the first rendering of what the arena will look like when Dynamite goes live. Bellator and GLORY’s Dynamite event is set to take place at the SAP Center in San Jose, California on September 19th with a main card that will air on SPIKE. The event...

Jul 20, 2015 10:51 am

WATCH! UFC Fighters Predict Dillashaw/Barao 2 and It’s a Landslide

TJ Dillashaw is set to defend his UFC Bantamweight Championship against former champion Renan Barao this weekend! Chicago, Illinois will host the championship match which will air on big FOX. Fans aren’t the only ones excited for the fight— check out what the fighters have to say about it as well! Cris Cyborg: ‘I don’t...

Jul 20, 2015 10:48 am

Emotional Christy Mack Details War Machine Attack (GRAPHIC LANGUAGE)

It is an unfortunate reality that domestic violence is an issue in our society, but the spotlight shines on the attacker more when they are in the public eye. The crime is not only limited to men like Ray Rice; USA World Cup Gold Medalist Hope Solo has also been accused of domestic violence as...

Jul 20, 2015 8:15 am

Tito vs. Fedor? Ortiz Open to Catchweight Bout with Emelianenko

Fedor Emelianenko is, without a doubt, the hottest free agent in the mixed martial arts world. Ultimate Fighting Championship has the opportunity to snag Fedor as his manager stated that there is no animosity between the two parties. However, Bellator is backed by Viacom and both companies could see some big ratings on SPIKE if...

Jul 20, 2015 6:47 am

Go Behind the Scenes of ‘TUF: Team McGregor vs. Team Faber’

Now that “The Ultimate Fighter: Blackzilians vs. American Top Team” is in the books, it’s time to film the next season! It was revealed during the TUF 21 Finale that the next season’s coaches would be none other than UFC Interim Featherweight Champion Conor McGregor and Urijah Faber. While the two will not be fighting...

Jul 20, 2015 2:00 am

Rousey Admits ESPYs Jab at Mayweather Was Payback — WATCH!

UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey is preparing to defend her title against Bethe Correia at UFC 190 in August, but she had to take time away from training to accept ANOTHER award. Rousey was presented with the ESPY for “Athlete of the Year” and she took a serious verbal-jab at Floyd Mayweather Jr. She...

Jul 20, 2015 2:00 am

WATCH! Ronda Rousey Introduces Mike Tyson to Her Mother

Mike Tyson was in attendance at one of Ronda Rousey’s sparring sessions and Rousey saw the opportunity to introduce the boxing legend to her mother. Of course, her mother did not shy away from joking with Tyson right away and informed Rousey to get some boxing tips from the legend! Check out the video above!...

Jul 20, 2015 2:00 am

OUCH! Anderson Silva Is Too Fast for His Own Good

During his reign as UFC Middleweight Champion, Anderson Silva was praised as one of the quickest fighters in the octagon. Whether he was dodging punches or flicking knockout-inducing jabs, Silva was a force to reckon with. Silva may not be the champion anymore, but he is looking to prove he is as good as he...

Jul 20, 2015 2:00 am

BRUTAL! Girl Chokes Opponent Out with Inverted Leg Scissors

Purple belt Gabby Bella knows how to get the job done! After seventy minutes of grappling with her opponent, Bella trapped them in an inverted leg scissors. It almost looked as if her opponent didn’t even know he was in trouble until it was too late. Speaking of too late, the referee must have had...

Jul 20, 2015 2:00 am

WATCH! Textbook Front Kick Sends Fighter Staggering Back

Anderson Silva’s and Lyoto Machida’s front kicks were devastating enough to put their opponents to sleep. Even though this kick did not finish the fight, it still has to be one of the most beautiful front kicks in the history of kickboxing. Check it out for yourself! Cris Cyborg: ‘I dont hate Ronda Rousey, I’m...

Jul 20, 2015 2:00 am

REPLAY! Road to the Octagon: Miesha Tate vs. Jessica Eye

Check out Miesha Tate and Jessica Eye training in the gym as they prepare to face off in the Octagon. Tate and Eye are set to duke it out this weekend at UFC on FOX 16, and the fight could be a number one contender’s bout. Who do you have coming out on top? Share...

Jul 20, 2015 2:00 am

WATCH! LEGACY 43: 6 Fights, 6 Finishes (Highlights)

The main card was FULL of finishes this weekend at LEGACY 43. Nate Richardson and Derrick Krantz both supplied brutal knockouts while the other supplied the submissions. The card took place live from the Grand Casino Hinckley Hotel in Hinckley, Minnesota. Check out the highlights above! Cris Cyborg: ‘I dont hate Ronda Rousey, I’m just...

Jul 20, 2015 1:00 am

Lingerie Fighting Championship to Air Live On August 8

Lingerie Fighting Championship is apparently a thing and they’re up to their twentieth event. While there are no details about what “matches” are on the card, the event has been dubbed “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”. The commercial looks interesting and is more cheesy than anything, but check it out! Cris Cyborg: ‘I dont hate Ronda...

Jul 19, 2015 4:57 pm

Jeremy Stephens on Missing Weight: “It was my first and last time”

Jeremy Stephens made an impactful return to the octagon at the biggest event of the year when he knocked out Dennis Bermudez with a highlight reel flying knee. The amazing finish would have likely earned him a performance of the night bonus had he not missed weight the day before. The lightweight turned featherweight has...

Jul 19, 2015 2:45 pm

CONGRATS! Cub Swanson, BJ Penn Behind-The-Scenes UFC Fight Week

While we make you guys wait for our full UFC International fight-week feature, here’s another clip of UFC Hall-Of-Famer BJ Penn backstage during his highly-anticipated HOF induction weekend. Keep locked to BJPENN.COM as we continue to release epic outtakes and features on your favorite fighters. Video shot by BJPENN.COM’s Layzie The Savage. Cris Cyborg: ‘I...

Jul 19, 2015 2:33 pm

Cris Cyborg: ‘Tito Ortiz is like family… The UFC Makes me sad…’

“I cannot make 135 (pounds) now, and I’m really happy with Invicta because they opened the door for me. I love fights. UFC doesn’t have my weight class and it makes me sad… I’m happy at Invicta.” Fresh off her devastating TKO win, Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris “Cyborg” Justino talked about her relationship with...

Jul 19, 2015 2:10 pm

REPLAY! BJPENN.COM RADIO Featuring Jeremy Stephens

BJPENN.COM Radio returned last week with UFC 189’s Jeremy Stephens. Hear from one of the UFC’s best knockout artists fresh off his big win over Dennis Bermudez. Cris Cyborg: ‘I dont hate Ronda Rousey, I’m just promoting the fight’

Jul 19, 2015 12:18 pm

WATCH! “UFC 190: Rousey vs. Correia” Extended Preview

UFC commentator Joe Rogan talks about the main and co-main events of UFC 190 featuring Ronda Rousey vs. Bethe Correia for the women’s bantamweight title, and a rematch 10 years in the making between Shogun Rua and Rogerio Nogueira. Cris Cyborg: ‘I dont hate Ronda Rousey, I’m just promoting the fight’

Jul 19, 2015 7:35 am

WATCH! Michael Bisping Talks Controversial Decision Win Backstage

After a hard fought win over Thales Leites, Michael Bisping gives us his thoughts on the middleweight fight and what the ‘W’ means to him. Do you think Bisping should have won the fight? Share your thoughts in the comment section below! Cris Cyborg: ‘I dont hate Ronda Rousey, I’m just promoting the fight’

Jul 19, 2015 7:23 am

WATCH! Floyd Mayweather Already Training for Next Fight

News broke that Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather Jr. would be making his return to the boxing ring in September, and the champ has already started his training camp! While his opponent has yet to be announced, it has been rumored that he could be fighting Andre Berto on CBS. Check out the pound for pound king...

Jul 19, 2015 7:13 am

Manager: Fedor just as likely to sign with UFC as he is with Bellator

Fedor Emelianenko’s announcement that he will be returning to the world of mixed martial arts shocked the world earlier this week. The former PRIDE Heavyweight Champion has been inactive since his last bout in 2012 when he defeated Pedro Rizzo in less than two minutes. Now no longer associated with M-1 Global, Emelianenko is free...