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Nov 5, 2015 8:02 am

WATCH! Dan Henderson & Vitor Belfort staredown video

Wednesday at the ‘UFC Fight Night 77’ media day Dan Henderson & Vitor Belfort came face to face for a staredown. The weigh-ins for the event go down Friday in Sao Paulo, with the fight going down on Saturday on Fox Sports 1.

Nov 5, 2015 7:51 am

Ken Shamrock slams Joe Rogan: Don’t hide behind your mic

When Ken Shamrock lost to Kimbo Slice at Bellator 138 via TKO there were many who speculated that the fight was fake. The first thing that was strange about the fight was that Kimbo and Shamrock were clinched with their faces out of view and both fighters had their mouth near the other’s ear. Second,...

Nov 5, 2015 7:00 am

WATCH! Rare submission causes opponent to quickly tap in CSFC 12

Check out this fight from CSFC 12 that took place back in July where Percy Hess takes on Mark Thompson. The two fighters quickly tie up after a few strikes are thrown and end up on the ground where Hess pulls off an odd and rare submission. According to CSFC, Hess won via Headlock Choke at...

Nov 4, 2015 4:01 pm

Everlast signs 4 fighters including TJ Dillashaw

Everlast is one of the most well-known manufacturers of combat sports equipment and apparel. News broke Wednesday afternoon that ‘#TeamEverlast’ had signed 4 fighters to a sponsorship deal, one of which was TJ Dillashaw. In addition, former UFC champion Benson Henderson, top ranked welterweight Rory MacDonald, and Bellator lightweight champion Will Brooks were all signed...

Nov 4, 2015 12:41 pm

Patricio Freire fires back at Will Brooks: ‘He hit Patricky first and came at me’

In response to Bellator lightweight champion Will Brooks’ claim of the Pitbull brothers attacking him, Patricio Freire tweeted that Brooks is a liar. The featherweight champion of Bellator who also fights on Friday at Bellator 145 even posted a previous tweet from Brooks in August that foreshadowed an incident brewing. Will Brooks is a liar. He...

Nov 4, 2015 12:15 pm

Bellator champ Will Brooks claims Pitbull brothers jumped him while on the phone with his mother

Just two days from defending his title against Marcin Held, Bellator lightweight champion Will Brooks claimed in a tweet that the Pitbull brothers, Patricio and Patricky Freire, jumped him. Patricio is the Bellator featherweight champion and older brother Patricky fights in the same division as champion Will Brooks in the Bellator lightweight division. Patricio also...

Nov 4, 2015 8:56 am

MUST WATCH! Luke Rockhold assaults annoying golfers in hilarious Golf Digest video

When he’s not knocking out opponents in the Octagon or kicking water bottles off people’s heads, you can find UFC middleweight #1 contender Luke Rockhold on the golf course assaulting annoying golfers, or at least doing so in a funny video for Golf Digest. Rockhold faces Chris Weidman for the UFC middleweight championship at UFC...

Nov 4, 2015 8:40 am

Free fight: Rousey destroys Bethe Correira at UFC 190

Ahead of Ronda Rousey’s highly anticipated UFC 193 title defense against Holly Holm on November 14th at the Etihad Stadium in Melbourne Australia, take a look back at Rousey’s most recent title defense. At UFC 190 Rousey knocked Bethe Correia out cold very early in the fight to retain the UFC women’s bantamweight championship. Do...

Nov 4, 2015 8:22 am

Shields upset NSAC ignored Palhares’ eye-gouges

Last month Rousimar Palhares answered to the NSAC for holding a kimura submission after Jake Shields tapped out at WSOF 22. Following the bout Palhares was immediately stripped of the WSOF championship. Palhares was suspended for 2 years for ‘unsportsmanlike conduct’ given that this isn’t the first time he has held a submission after his...

Nov 4, 2015 7:37 am

MUST SEE! Fighter TKO’s opponent with ‘Rock Bottom’

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson’s ‘Rock Bottom’ is one of the most iconic finishing moves in WWE history. Now, we have seen the first ever ‘Rock Bottom’ TKO in MMA history! Can we please see the RKO next?

Nov 4, 2015 7:00 am

WATCH! Epic Nick Diaz tribute video!

Check out this video put together as a tribute to Nick Diaz that shows the support of fellow fighters speaking out on how asinine Diaz’ punishment from the NSAC is. The video also highlights some of Nick’s greatest fights in MMA. The Stockton, California native tweeted a link to the video saying, “Thanks again to...

Nov 3, 2015 10:29 pm

WATCH! ‘UFC Fight Night Sao Paulo’ video previews

Ahead of UFC Fight Night: Belfort vs. Henderson III this Saturday, you can catch the main event and co-main event previews right here on BJPENN.com courtesy of the UFC’s official YouTube channel.

Nov 3, 2015 9:41 pm

Exclusive Video | Nick Diaz: Fans want to see fights!

[ooyala code=”RvZ3VreDpUv-5ekjeKbAcS8XM_7D4PJ6″ player_id=”631143aa3982447caf394a185941cb69″ width=”1280″ height=”720″ auto=”true”] Nick Diaz’s Octagon antics mid-fight make him a fan favorite. In addition to Diaz’s mid-fight taunting his ‘stand and trade’ style has won him the admiration of many fans over the years. In a recent interview with BJPENN.COM Diaz discusses what fans want to see in fights. Watch the...

Nov 3, 2015 9:27 pm

WATCH! Jon Jones looking ripped at 226 pounds

226 lbs right now and feeling amazing! #BelieveInTheProcess pic.twitter.com/xe788Wvyme — Jon Bones Jones (@JonnyBones) November 4, 2015 The Jon Jones workout videos continue! In a recent video posted to Jones’ Twitter, the former champ is lifting weights and looking jacked. Jones self-reports that he is 226 pounds and “feeling amazing!”

Nov 3, 2015 8:12 pm

On this day: Rampage earns 1st Pride FC victory

Nov3.2001 23 year old @Rampage4real earns his 1st victory in a PRIDE FC ring, when he knocks out Yuki Ishikawa pic.twitter.com/4lE8KpE9cn — MMA History Today (@MMAHistoryToday) November 3, 2015 While we already reminisced on ‘Today In MMA History’ earlier today, we have one more classic memory for you! On this day 14 years ago Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson...

Nov 3, 2015 11:26 am

MUST SEE! Meet Russian MMA fighter Anastasia Yankova

Have you heard of Russian MMA fighter Anastasia Yankova yet? The 24-year-old 2011 Muay Thai kickboxing champion in Russia has made a transition to MMA and holds a 2-0 record as a flyweight, finishing both her opponents by submission. The stunning fighter who is currently fighting in Russia has already attracted the likes of Reebok...

Nov 3, 2015 9:24 am

WATCH! Holm discusses UFC 193, training with Jon Jones, fighting Cyborg, and MORE!

Recently we have seen a slew of fighters using Periscope to interact with fans. During a recent Periscope session, Holly Holm discussed everything from pre-fight meals and her UFC 193 bout against Ronda Rousey, to training with Jon Jones. UFC 193 goes down November 14th from the Etihad Stadium in Melbourne Australia. You can see...

Nov 3, 2015 9:24 am

Dana White Clip of The Day: Cerrone KOs Adriano Martins with head kick

Donald Cerrone vs Adriano Martins at UFC on FOX in Chicago, IL on January 25, 2014. #DWCOTD pic.twitter.com/i0LK309yy2 — Dana White (@danawhite) October 30, 2015 Check out Dana White’s Clip of the Day from UFC on Fox 10 that went down back in 2014. As you can see, the fight ends by KO with Donald...

Nov 3, 2015 8:42 am

Tough Guy Tuesday: Tie Domi

BJPENN.com is proud to introduce our new weekly segment “Tough Guy Tuesday”. “Tough Guy Tuesday’s” will feature some of toughest guys to ever play professional sports, not including mixed martial arts and boxing. In today’s inaugural article, we feature former NHL tough guy Tie Domi. Tie Domi played 16 seasons in the National Hockey League...

Nov 3, 2015 8:21 am

MUST SEE! Rampage Jackson prank calls Chael Sonnen

We’re not quite sure why Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson decided to prank call former UFC middleweight Chael Sonnen, but we’re very glad he does. During a recent Twitch.tv video game broadcast Rampage Jackson prank called ‘The American Gangster’ Chael Sonnen and pretended that he found Sonnen’s number on his girlfriend’s phone. Sonnen said he caught on...

Nov 3, 2015 7:22 am

OUCH! Anderson Silva style leg break from kickboxing fight

We cringe every time we see a video like this…but we can never turn away. At Combat Challenge MMA, fighter Ian Ashburne threw a series of leg kicks at Joe Baxendale. Baxendale countered the kicks, and the result was gruesome.

Nov 3, 2015 7:09 am

WATCH! Fighter goes too far in gym challenge?

Gym challenge fight in Beijing The UnderGround Gym Challenge Series: The guy in black/yellow challenged the guy in red to a fight, at the subway station. So red challenged yellow to fight at Beijng's Battle Club Muay Thai. This is safer than fighting on concrete, but still … Posted by The Underground on Sunday, November...

Nov 3, 2015 12:18 am

Bellator hosts another legendary Fan Fest ahead of Bellator 145 in Missouri

Another legendary Bellator Fan Fest is being held this week to tie in with their Bellator 145 event on Friday, Nov 6. MMA stars Ken Shamrock, Royce Gracie, Kimbo Slice, Tito Ortiz and light heavyweight champion Liam McGeary are set to be in attendance at the event being held at the Dave & Buster’s in...

Nov 2, 2015 10:59 pm

MUST SEE! Jon Jones going HAM blasts through 585 pounds in the gym

585lb sumo deadlift tonight!! LET'S FREAKING GO‼️‼️‼️ Big thank you to the @zia_nfp family for pushing me and reminding me to never be satisfied. #NFP #NotForPussies #Mission600 #PR #505 #Noweakathletes #cantfakestrong #teamchickenlegs A post shared by Jon Bones Jones (@jonnybones) on Nov 2, 2015 at 6:00pm PST Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones posted...

Nov 2, 2015 1:24 pm

Do people want to see Bobby Lashley versus Kimbo Slice?

Is a fight between Bobby Lashley and Kimbo Slice the next big hit for Bellator? Basically the fight sounds like it can happen if there is enough buzz from fans to give the Bellator heads a reason to book it. Lashley, who has a rematch against James Thompson this Friday at Bellator 145, spoke with...