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Aug 2, 2015 6:20 am

REPLAY! Claudia Gadelha vs. Jessica Aguilar (Highlights)

Jessica Aguilar’s UFC debut did not go as she had planned, thanks to Claudia Gadelha. Gadelha systematically picked apart Aguilar for three rounds, taking her down at will and ultimately picking up a unanimous decision victory. The win earned Gadelha another shot at “Joanna Champion”… who do you think will come out on top in...

Aug 2, 2015 6:19 am

REPLAY! Glaico Franca vs. Fernando Bruno (Highlights)

Glaico Franca and Fernando Bruno battled for the top spot in the “Ultimate Fighter: Brazil” lightweight tournament. Franca repeatedly took down and trapped Bruno in a rear naked choke, but Bruno was able to escape every time up until the final round. Franca locked in one last rear naked choke with seconds to go in...

Aug 2, 2015 6:18 am

REPLAY! Reginaldo Vieira vs. Dileno Lopes (Highlights)

Reginaldo Vieira and Dileno Lopes left it all in the octagon in the final bantamweight bout of “The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil” last night at “UFC 190”. Vieira may have walked out of the bout with his hands raised, but both of these fighters deserve respect for bringing the crowd back to life after a lackluster...

Aug 2, 2015 2:00 am

REPLAY! Shogun Rua Post Fight Interview (Full)

Shogun Rua gives his post-fight thoughts directly from the Octagon following his unanimous decision victory over Antonio “Rogerio” Nogueira, in their rematch at UFC 190 in Rio. Check out the full replay of his interview in the video above! ALL ACCESS — Go Inside BJ Penn’s UFC Hall-Of-Fame Induction

Aug 2, 2015 2:00 am

WATCH! Ronda Rousey Backstage Interview After UFC 190

Ronda Rousey proved to the world why the bookies were not crazy when they labeled her the heaviest favorite in UFC history at “UFC 190”. Rousey only needed thirty-four seconds to dispose of Bethe Correia in Brazil, and she did it by knocking her out! Check out Rousey’s backstage interview after the card wrapped up...

Aug 2, 2015 12:00 am

REPLAY! UFC 190: ‘Rousey vs. Correia’ Post-Fight Press Conference (Full)

Ronda Rousey proved to the world why she truly is the most dominant athlete on the planet when she knocked Bethe Correia out in just thirty-four seconds. Hear what the UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion had to say about her big win at the “UFC 190” post fight press conference! ALL ACCESS — Go Inside BJ...

Aug 1, 2015 10:15 pm

BRAWL! Diaz Brothers vs. Khabib & Company at WSOF 22 in Vegas

World Series of Fighting rivaled UFC on Saturday night with “WSOF 22: Palhares vs. Shields” in one of the most controversial fights in company history. It is well known that Palhares has the reputation amongst the fight community that he holds onto submission holds too long and tonight was no different; After Shields had submitted...

Aug 1, 2015 10:00 am

“WSOF 22: Palhares vs. Shields” Full Results

World Series of Fighting 22 is set to take place at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada! WSOF Welterweight Champion Rousimar Palhares will finally get to step into the ring with Jake Shields to prove who the better grappler truly is. Marlon Moraes will also defend his bantamweight championship against Sheymon...

Aug 1, 2015 2:00 am

UFC 190 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 5

On Episode 5 of UFC 190 Embedded, women’s bantamweight title challenger Bethe Correia maintains a frenetic pace in the hours leading up to weigh-in, while champion Ronda Rousey takes a more sedate approach. The stars of the card are joined at the hotel by featherweight champion and local hero Jose Aldo. After one last round...

Aug 1, 2015 2:00 am

REPLAY! UFC Q&A with Jose Aldo, Fabricio Werdum, and Rafael dos Anjos

Three champions graced the stage in Brazil for a question and answer session with the fans. Hear what UFC Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo, UFC Lightweight Champion Rafael dos Anjos and UFC Heavyweight Champion Fabricio Werdum had to say to the fans in the replay above! ALL ACCESS — Go Inside BJ Penn’s UFC Hall-Of-Fame Induction

Jul 31, 2015 1:21 pm

Vitor Belfort — ‘1 More Title Run… Maybe I’ll Go To 170’

Former UFC Champion and multiple time title challenger Vitor “The Phenom” Belfort is coming off a devastating title fight loss to Chris Weidman. With that defeat fresh on his mind, Belfort only wants one thing… To make one more title run. At the ripe young age for 38, Brazil’s Belfort talked to BJPENN.COM’s  Layzie The Savage...

Jul 31, 2015 1:20 pm

Tyron Woodley — ‘The UFC’s Welterweight Division Is Full Of Killers’

BJPENN.COM’s Layzie The Savage gets into a one-on-one with top UFC welterweight Tyron Woodley. Woodley, who is expected to fight former UFC Champion Johny Hendricks in the coming months, breaks down the UFC’s welterweight division, his weird win over Carlos Condit, and more. BJ Penn, Matt Hughes, & Frank Trigg Talk Fighting… Eachother — EPIC!...

Jul 31, 2015 1:10 pm

WSOF 22 Will Feature A Live Music Act

Venezuelan superstar and eOne music artist DJ Zardonic will be in Las Vegas this Saturday night, August 1st for the World Series of Fighting 22 event, live on NBC Sports Network from the Planet Hollywood Hotel & Casino. The WSOF has put together a special treat for fans as the world-renowned DJ will put his...

Jul 31, 2015 12:58 pm

Palhares: ‘I Don’t Need To Talk Trash, I Just Do Work’

“I’m here for work. It doesn’t matter what the guy puts on social media.” I’m prepared for the fight, and I’m a champion. It doesn’t matter what the other guy says or writes on Twitter. “Everybody talks a lot, but what’s important for me is to do work, and I know on Saturday, I’ll show...

Jul 31, 2015 9:58 am

Bellator MMA Signs Heavyweight Justin Wren

  Fighter signing news came out today from Bellator MMA, who just inked a deal with heavyweight Justin Wren. Wren hasn’t fought in 5 years, after leaving the sport, but has returned and looks forward to starting things back up in the Bellator cage. Via Bellator Press Release: Justin Wren walked away from a promising...

Jul 31, 2015 6:31 am

Jake Shields: ‘The Reebok Deal Really Hurt A lot Of People’

“I’m definitely glad I’m not dealing with this right now. It’s nice to be getting sponsors at WSOF. The situation is good for guys like me because it means there are more sponsors available outside of the UFC, but it sucks for all of my friends in the UFC. A lot of guys are barely...

Jul 30, 2015 7:23 pm

Taylor vs. Baroni | UFC 190 Edition‏

UFC 190 goes down this Saturday live from the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The pay-per-view event is headlined by a women’s bantamweight title fight featuring current champion Ronda Rousey taking on top contender Bethe Correia. In the evening’s co-main event slot, former UFC light heavyweight champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua will battle Antonio...

Jul 30, 2015 11:42 am

Shields Opens As Favorite Over Champion Palhares Ahead Of WSOF 22

With just a few days to go until WSOF 22 goes down, on Saturday night, early betting lines have come out and revealed that Jake Shields is the early favorite at -175, with champion Rousimar Palhares as the +135 underdog. It’s not that big of a surprise though, Shields does have wins over Dan Henderson...

Jul 30, 2015 11:27 am

Jon Fitch vs. Yushin Okami Set To Headline WSOF 24

According to sources close to the situation, welterweights Jon Fitch and Yushin Okami will face off in the main event of WSOF 24, which is scheduled to take place Oct. 17 at Foxwoods Resort and Casino Also expected on the card is a light heavyweight fight between Vinny Magalhaes and Matt Hamill. And that’s not...

Jul 30, 2015 5:29 am

Bellator Adds Four Fights To ‘Guillard vs. Girtz’ Event

Bellator 141, which will feature former UFC lightweight Melvin Guillard’s promotional debut, has added four new bouts to the fight card. Bellator 141 goes down on Aug. 28 and here are the four new fights added to the preliminary portion of the card, via a Bellator press release: The preliminary portion of the “Bellator 141:...

Jul 29, 2015 4:29 pm

WSOF Appoints New CEO Effective Immediately

The World Series of Fighting announced today, via press release, that they have appointed a new CEO. Carlos Silva will step up and take the position effective immediately. Check out the press release: World championship Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) sports franchise World Series of Fighting (WSOF.com) announced today that it has appointed sports media executive...

Jul 29, 2015 10:58 am

Lorenz Larkin Beat Robbie Lawler Once And Wouldn’t Mind Doing It Again––EXCLUSIVE

Just over three years ago today, Lorenz Larkin (16-4 MMA) was standing in the middle of the Strikeforce cage having his hand raised by referee John McCarthy after earning a unanimous decision victory over Robbie Lawler. At the time (July 2012), the undefeated Larkin was considered to be one of the middleweight divisions rising stars,...

Jul 29, 2015 5:15 am

Thiago Silva Reacts To Being Pulled From WSOF

Watch as Thiago Silva breaks the news that he’s been pulled from WSOF 22a and talks about the NSAC’s decision. BJ Penn, Matt Hughes, & Frank Trigg Talk Fighting… Eachother — EPIC! – AMAZING! – MUST WATCH!

Jul 28, 2015 12:54 pm

REPLAY! Stud Show Radio Ep. #80 Ft. TJ Dillashaw And Danny Castillo

Stud Show Radio (formerly Team Alpha Male Radio) is a biweekly MMA podcast that airs Tuesday and Thursday right here on BJPENN.COM. The show features hosts Justin Buchholz and Chris Carlino aka Sir Studboy talking to callers and guests about all the latest stories in MMA and beyond.  Guests from Team Alpha Male appear on...

Jul 28, 2015 10:55 am

Thiago Silva Out Of WSOF 22, Replacement Already Booked

Looks like former UFC light heavyweight and current WSOF fighter Thiago Silva will not be competing at this Saturday’s WSOF 22. Silva was all set to face Mike Kyle in the featured light-heavyweight fight of the night, but now it looks like Clifford Starks will step in against Kyle instead. This comes directly from WSOF,...

Jul 28, 2015 6:30 am

Lorenz Larkin: “Fighters popped for Steroids should be banned for life!”

UFC welterweight slugger Lorenz “The Monsoon” Larkin (16-4 MMA) recently sat down with BJPENN.com’s Chris Taylor to discuss a number of topics, one of those being the UFC’s revamped drug policy. Larkin is happy that the UFC has implemented year-round drug testing for fighters but doesn’t feel the penalty for those caught on steroids is...