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Dec 8, 2014 5:20 pm

Jake Shields returns to action at WSOF 17 in January

Former UFC fighter Jake Shields will return to MMA on January 17th at WSOF 17 under the WSOF banner to fight Brian Foster for the #1 contender spot to fight the winner of this Saturday’s Jon Fitch vs. Rousimar Palhares welterweight title fight. Shields is coming off a win in his WSOF debut over Ryan...

Dec 8, 2014 4:13 pm

Watch Lyoto Machida get the taste smacked out of his mouth by Antonio Inoki

In this throwback video we see a very young Lyoto Machida getting brutally smacked multiple times by Antonio Inoki following a unanimous decision win over Kengo Watanabe in his MMA debut. In Japan being smacked by Inoki is a great honor, and is sort of a ‘good luck’ charm that means the fighter will be...

Dec 8, 2014 3:53 pm

BJPENN.com Radio Replay with Ricardo Lamas, John Moraga, and Lance Palmer

BJPENN.com Radio was back this week with another star studded lineup. We kicked off the show with former UFC featherweight title challenger Ricardo Lamas who discussed his win over Dennis Bermudez at UFC 180 in Mexico, as well as his desire to fight Conor McGregor if Dennis Siver withdraws from their bout. Next up we...

Dec 8, 2014 10:59 am

QUICK TWITT: Jones reacts to UFC 182 promo

During UFC 181, the UFC aired a promotional video for UFC 182, which used footage from the Jones-Cormier brawl, as well as from the heated exchange between the two men which occurred while they thought they were off air. Jon Jones took to Twitter yesterday to react to the promo video. I'm confused, was the...


Dec 8, 2014 9:08 am

Mitrione to Gonzaga: “I wonder where you are”

As Matt Mitrione gears up for his UFC on FOX 13 bout this Saturday in Phoenix, he posted the following video on Instagram of himself singing for Gonzaga wondering ‘I wonder where you are, and I wonder what you do’. See for yourself: Dearest @gonzagabjj this song made me think of you. In just 6...

Dec 8, 2014 9:01 am

Wanderlei Silva releases new video talking about fighter uniforms

Since the UFC announced their new 7-year, $700 million deal with Reebok last week, the MMA community has been abuzz with talk. Wanderlei Silva is offering his take on the uniforms now, and offering advice to up and coming fighters in this latest video.

Dec 8, 2014 5:06 am

Ashlee Evans-Smith: ‘I’m not going anywhere’

After being submitted at the last second of the first round of her UFC debut, Ashlee Evans-Smith is determined to bounce back and return to the UFC. She posted the following video to her Facebook page. Post by Ashlee Evans-Smith. (Can’t see this post? Click HERE)

Dec 8, 2014 5:05 am

Jon Jones discusses desire to retire as ‘The GOAT’

As Jon Jones has continued his UFC career, there has been more talk of Jones eventually surpassing Anderson Silva, the man many consider to be the GOAT (Greatest Of All Time) in MMA. Jones spoke in a video about what it means to become The GOAT, and how he looks forward to continuing his legacy...

Dec 8, 2014 5:04 am

‘Daniel Cormier 1-on-1’ ahead of UFC 182

Ahead of his light heavyweight title fight against Jon Jones, Daniel Cormier spoke with Jon Anik to discuss his upcoming bout against Jones, what the hardest aspect of training is, and what his gameplan is for the biggest fight of his career.

Dec 8, 2014 5:01 am

EA Sports UFC legends trailer

Are you ready for the legends to arrive in EA Sports UFC on December 10th? Get hyped about this free content release with the trailer released by EA Sports!

Dec 7, 2014 6:34 pm

REPLAY! ‘UFC Road to the Octagon: UFC on FOX 13’

To get ready for UFC on FOX 13 this Saturday live from Phoenix, which features a heavyweight bout between Junior Dos Santos and Stipe Miocic, check out this full-length ‘UFC Road to the Octagon’ episode. In the co-main event, Nate Diaz will return to the Octagon as he looks to defeat Rafael Dos Anjos. Also...

Dec 7, 2014 6:16 pm

Bellator announces Manhoef vs. Shlemenko for February 13th

Bellator MMA has announced a middleweiught bout between Melvin Manhoef, and former champion Alexander Shlemenko for February 13th. Via a press release: SANTA MONICA, Calif. (December 5, 2014) – A thrilling middleweight matchup between two of the most dangerous strikers in all of mixed martial arts will headline a newly-announced Bellator MMA event, as knockout...

Dec 7, 2014 9:28 am

QUICK TWITT: Stephan Bonnar live-Tweets DUI stop, narrowly avoids arrest

Former UFC fighter turned Bellator MMA fighter Stephan Bonnar had quite the eventful night last night. Bonnar live-tweeted a traffic stop last night, which started when he was texting and driving, but quickly became a DUI stop when Bonnar admitted to drinking earlier in the day. Holy shit…don't text and drive. I just got pulled...

Dec 6, 2014 10:23 pm

REPLAY! Faber submits Rivera in the 2nd

In the main event of the preliminary card of UFC 181, Urijah Faber submitted Francisco Rivera via rear naked choke. Catch the highlights below:

Dec 6, 2014 10:02 pm

CM Punk speaks regarding UFC signing

During UFC 181, it was announced that CM Punk had been signed to a UFC contract. Shortly after, the UFC posted this video on their Facebook of CM Punk, real name Phillip Brooks, live at the event. Post by UFC. (Can’t see this post? Click HERE)

Dec 6, 2014 2:31 pm

UFC 181 Official Live Results Thread

If you’re unable to watch UFC 181, BJPENN.com has you covered! Check out the live results for the event below! Main Card (PPV – 7 p.m. PT) Johny Hendricks vs. Robbie Lawler Anthony Pettis def. Gilbert Melendez by way of Submission (Mounted Guillotine) 1:53 of Round 2 Travis Browne def. Brendan Schaub by way of...

Dec 5, 2014 1:13 pm

UFC 181 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 4

On episode #4 of UFC 181 Embedded, lightweight champion and Wheaties cover model Anthony Pettis makes minor adjustments in advance of his upcoming title fight. Challenger Gilbert Melendez takes a focused approach to his final training sessions. At the host hotel, welterweight champion Johny Hendricks and top bantamweight Urijah Faber make time for a veteran...

Dec 5, 2014 12:33 pm

Following Multiple Callouts Rampage Hinting At Retirement

Former UFC light-heavyweight champion, Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson has been fighting professionally since 1999. In an unfortunate twist, the 36-year-old mega-star, now signed to Bellator, is hinting at hanging em up. His words: Funny how a lot of fighters are calling me out in Bellator,I know deep down y'all don't really want 2 fight me. Any...