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Oct 17, 2015 4:03 pm

WSOF 24 Live Results

WSOF 24 goes down tonight live from Foxwoods Resort and Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut. The event is headlined by a key welterweight fight featuring former UFC title challengers Jon Fitch and Yushin Okami. In addition to the main event, WSOF 24 also features two title fights. Heavyweight champion Blagoi Ivanov will defend his belt against challenger Derrick...

Oct 17, 2015 3:46 pm

WSOF 24 Results: Bruce Boyington defeats Rodrigo Almeida

WSOF 24 goes down tonight from Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut. To kick off the preliminary card, Bruce Boynton and Rodrigo Almeida fought a 3 round war that ultimately saw Bruce Boyington pick up a split decision win. Stay tuned to BJPENN.com for all of the WSOF 24 results.

Oct 17, 2015 12:41 pm

Free Fight! Holly Holm vs. Marion Reneau

To celebrate Holly Holm’s birthday today, re-live the action from her last fight against Marion Reneau, which earned Holm a shot at Ronda Rousey’s UFC women’s bantamweight championship. Holm will face Ronda Rousey in the main event of UFC 193 on November 14th at the Etihad Stadium in Australia.

Oct 17, 2015 10:45 am

Tempers flare in new ‘TUF 22’ trailer

Check out the trailer for an all new episode of TUF 22 this Wednesday. !!! All hell breaks loose on @UltimateFighter! #TUF22 https://t.co/yQMHxXvcH7 — UFC (@ufc) October 16, 2015 TUF 22: Team McGregor vs. Team Faber has garnered a lot of attention due partly to the presence of interim featherweight champion Conor McGregor on the show....

Oct 17, 2015 9:02 am

Jon Jones hula-hoop racing at Boys & Girls Club

Check out this video of Jones having a hula-hoop race with kids at a Boys & Girls Club. Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was ordered to make 72 appearances for charity” or outreach programs as part of a plea deal for his April hit-and-run incident. However, before a court made ‘Bones’ do appearances,...

Oct 17, 2015 8:31 am

Fitch: “I make grown men look like children”

As Jon Fitch prepares for his WSOF 24 headlining fight against Yushin Okami tonight, his mindset going into the fight couldn’t be more clear. He spoke to MMAJunkie to explain his plan for the fight, as well as what a win over Okami will mean for his career. “I plan on smashing him on Saturday,...

Oct 17, 2015 7:29 am

Fitch: “I’ll trade some brain cells for some money”

As more and more research emerges on the risk of brain damage associated with fighting, Jon Fitch says it’s worth the risk as long as fighters are being paid correctly. Fitch spoke on The MMA Hour to discuss the matter. “If we’re getting paid correctly, it shouldn’t matter. We know the risk; we know what’s...

Oct 17, 2015 7:08 am

Askren “Good To Go” Without UFC Contract

Ben Askren is widely believed to be the best fighter outside of the UFC. The 31-year old ONE FC welterweight champion has made waves by consistently calling out top ranked UFC welterweights, as well as UFC President Dana White. In a recent interview with Sherdog, Askren discussed his current situation, and why he’s content with...

Oct 17, 2015 6:52 am

Fan Starts ‘GoFundMe’ Campaign For Nick Diaz

Since Nick Diaz was handed down a 5-year suspension from the Nevada State Athletic Commission, fans, fighters and celebrities have rallied in support of the Stockton fighter. A petition that was started on WhiteHouse.gov received 113,938 signatures after support from many high-profile figures including Cher, Wiz Khalifa, Gina Carano, and more. Now, a fan has...

Oct 16, 2015 10:20 am

Award Winning Cannabis Developer: Weed not a PED…well maybe mine is

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Oct 15, 2015 12:54 pm

Cyborg Speaks Out — ‘Ronda needs to be a better role model, not a bully… She doesn’t want this fight’

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Oct 15, 2015 12:19 pm

Brutally Honest Radio Show: Cyborg, Kushman and Wolford

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Oct 15, 2015 12:07 pm

In Cage Pooper Speaks: “Sh*t Happens…I tapped because I didn’t want to get it on him”

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Oct 15, 2015 7:22 am

Nick Diaz’s Lawyer Responds To The 100,000 Petition Signatures

On Wednesday the MMA community achieved something great by coming together to exceed the required goal of 100K signatures on the official White House petition for Nick Diaz. The petition had until the 16th to get to 100K but after a late rally from MMA fans we were able to smash through the goal and...

Oct 14, 2015 11:43 am

Lance Palmer Will Defend Featherweight Title At WSOF 26

Back in September we reported that WSOF’s featherweight champion Lance Palmer would be defending his title in December, in Las Vegas. Now, we have official confirmation from WSOF, who announced that Palmer will in fact be defending his title on Dec. 18, in Las Vegas at WSOF 26. His opponent has not been announced yet,...

Oct 14, 2015 7:47 am

Nick Diaz Petition Exceeds Required Signature Count — Good Job Everyone!

Job well done everyone, go ahead and give yourselves a pat on the back. The official Nick Diaz White House Petition has reached its goal of 100K signatures. So I know the question that most of you have is, ‘what now?’ Well since the goal was reached, the petition will now go on and be...

Oct 13, 2015 11:29 am

‘FIXED? That Shamrock Fight Wasn’t FIXED’

Kimbo Slice (5-2 MMA) returned to the cage for the first time in over five years this past June, where he scored a first-round TKO victory over MMA legend Ken Shamrock in the main event of Bellator 138. Kimbo recently joined The MMA Hour to talk about his successful return to MMA, including when he...

Oct 13, 2015 10:56 am

Rafael Cordeiro Compares The New Champ RDA to BJ Penn

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Oct 13, 2015 10:38 am

Rivals To Friends — GSP Pledges To Help Nick Diaz Defeat NSAC Suspension

Once rivals, now friends? Maybe. Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre has been one of the only MMA fighters to not comment on the controversial Nick Diaz five year suspension, until now. GSP recently talked to RDS, a Canadian news outlet, and talked about the situation. The former 170 pound king said he thinks the...

Oct 13, 2015 10:37 am

On The Road — BJ Penn Honored At Utah University Football Game

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Oct 13, 2015 9:30 am

BJPENN.COM’S Layzie The Savage Gets Arm Brutally Broken In Tournament — (Graphic)

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Oct 13, 2015 7:45 am

Nick Diaz Needs 18,000 More Signatures, And There’s Only Three Days Left

Alright guys, time for the final stretch. Nick Diaz’s official White House Petition has until October 16 to reach 100K signatures. Currently, at the time of writing this, the petition stands at 81,136 signatures, meaning that we need to get 18,864 more to reach the goal. So, if you haven’t done so yet sign it...

Oct 13, 2015 12:28 am

BOXING BEAT: 47 Year Old James Toney Will Once Again Step Inside The Ring

That’s right, James Toney, who is 47 years old, will be fighting once again. This time around he’ll be taking on Eric Martel Bahoeli on Nov. 27., at the Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa, Ontario. Toney, who some MMA fans might remember as the guy who took on Randy Couture and got dominated, probably shouldn’t...

Oct 12, 2015 11:38 am

Lashley Open To Teammate Match Against King Mo

Champion wrestler and mixed martial arts heavyweight contender Bobby Lashley (13-2 MMA) recently talked about the differences between his two current professions. During the interview, “The Dominator” took a jab at teammate “King Mo”, who he says has been ducking him: “I think so man,” Lashley responded when asked if Mo Lawal had been ducking him in the...

Oct 12, 2015 9:38 am

On The Road — BJ Penn Delivers Speech At Utah University Team Practice

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Oct 12, 2015 9:37 am

On The Road — Amazing PAL Youth Tournament With The World Renowned Matt Pena

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Oct 11, 2015 5:53 pm

Kimbo Slice Wants Several More Fights Before Retirement

Kimbo Slice’s return to mixed martial arts at “Bellator 138: Unfinished Business” against Ken Shamrock may not have been a world-class technical display of skill, but it did more than get the job done. The main-event drew over two million viewers to SPIKE so they could see a fight take place that was years in...