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Feb 2, 2016 10:59 am

Is Benson Henderson looking to take lead on a fighter’s union with move to Bellator?

“I also want to be a trailblazer for the betterment of fighters,” said former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson in an ESPN interview. “Smooth,” who announced his decision to sign with the Bellator MMA fight promotion on Monday spoke with ESPN on what prompted him to opt for Bellator. “Bellator is open to a fighters...

Feb 2, 2016 10:23 am

Dave Bautista is extremely anti-Reebok, ‘fu*kreebok’

It looks like some fighters and fans are not the only ones to get really pissed off about the Reebok deal set with the UFC. Wrestling superstar Dave Bautista seems to be extremely perturbed with the corporate athletic wear company’s fighter pay structure and deal with the UFC. Bautista tweeted “Anyone who buys that goofy...

Feb 2, 2016 9:57 am

Exclusive | Inside the Mind of a Master Fight Strategist: -Mike Winkeljohn-

We’ve seen it many times in any sport and on all levels. The keys to success require a strong base and foundation in order to achieve any physical or mental goal set out for yourself. Mike Winkeljohn is that foundation that fighters seek for in support of their dreams and aspirations. Winkeljohn is the man...

Feb 2, 2016 9:47 am

Video Interview: ‘Wonderboy’ – UFC Fight Night Hendricks vs Thompson

Only four days away until Johny “Bigg Rigg” Hendricks squares up against Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson in Las Vegas NV. The #8 welterweight in the world Thompson is ready to take that huge leap into the elite world of the top 5 welterweights, a win against Hendricks could launch “Wonderboy” to front of the line for...

Feb 2, 2016 9:45 am

Benson Henderson gets immediate Bellator MMA title shot on April 22nd

Earlier this week it was announced that former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson had signed with Bellator MMA rather than re-signing with the UFC given that his contract was up. Henderson released a statement via his website announcing his signing, which included a ‘thank you’ to UFC President Dana White and UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta....

Feb 2, 2016 9:28 am

PHOTO | Unbelievable McGregor-Aldo tattoo

WOW! Last week we saw a dedicated MMA fan who had an entire tattoo sleeve dedicated to the UFC, complete with Bruce Buffer, an Octagon girl, gloves touching, and a Las Vegas sign. This McGregor-Aldo tattoo is certainly one of the coolest and most unique UFC tattoos we’ve seen. The pieces were done by award...

Feb 2, 2016 9:18 am

WATCH! TJ Dillashaw vs. Dominick Cruz ‘Behind the Scenes – Part 2’

Earlier this month Dominick Cruz returned to the Octagon for just his second fight in 4 years. Cruz fought bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw to a split decision that ultimately saw Cruz reclaim the UFC bantamweight championship which he never actually lost. While the decision was very close and was a controversial one in the eyes...

Feb 2, 2016 9:13 am

New Footage! Nick Diaz Sparring Session Ends The Hard Way – Head or Gut?

Sparring sessions are no joke. Especially if your sparring with one of the most dangerous and prolific striker in the UFC. In the video you’ll see Diaz’s sparring partner get cute with a spinning back-fist when it appears that it was a straight-up boxing sparring session. Don’t get cute. Head or gut? Check out the...

Feb 2, 2016 8:36 am

WATCH! Compilation of MMA fighters reacting to Sage Northcutt losing

This past Saturday in New Jersey Sage Northcutt was handed the first loss of his career at the hands of Bryan Barberena. Northcutt caught quite a bit of criticism for what many believed to be a premature tap, however despite that he has managed to stay positive. Northcutt even went as far as to reveal...

Feb 2, 2016 8:36 am

Pic This! Cat Zingano: Passing out tickets to the ‘gun show’ -Training Day-

Gun show at the Pattaya Military base! R&R in the sun and sand between training session… — Alpha Cat Zingano (@CatZingano) February 2, 2016 Alpha Cat Zingano is blowing this pic up with a little flexing and and a lot of fire power behind her. Zingano is seen in this pic in between...

Feb 2, 2016 8:25 am

Tim Kennedy getting deployed, wants fight with Anderson Silva after

Tim Kennedy hasn’t fought since his controversial 3rd round TKO loss to Yoel Romero at UFC 178 back in 2014, however at the end of last year Kennedy announced that he would be returning to the Octagon, and gunning for PED users and TRT abusers. While Kennedy was initially lobbying for a fight with Vitor...

Feb 2, 2016 8:17 am

Dana White discusses Benson Henderson signing with Bellator MMA

Monday afternoon Bellator MMA announced arguably their biggest signing in promotional history. Former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson shocked MMA fans as it was revealed that he will be leaving the UFC and had signed with Bellator MMA. Henderson was riding a 2-fight win streak in the UFC that saw him submit Brandon Thatch and...

Feb 2, 2016 8:08 am

New Video! Alexander Gustafsson “movement” training

All this talk about movement coaches and training got title contender Alexander Gustafsson on the search for the cutting edge of superior movement in this hilarious short video. Not sure if this is the kind of movement training that Carlos Condit and Conor McGregor are working on but this movement looks interesting to say the...

Feb 2, 2016 8:07 am

MUST SEE! Michael Bisping surprises fans who pick Anderson Silva to win

The UFC announced last month that Anderson Silva and Michael Bisping would fight in the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: London’ on UFC Fight Pass. While Bisping kicked off the war of words shortly after the bout was announced, things have settled down as we get closer and closer to the fight on February...

Feb 2, 2016 7:56 am

Sage-Northcutt planning to train full-time at Tristar following loss

This past weekend ‘Super’ Sage Northcutt lost his first professional fight as he was submitted by Bryan Barberena in the 2nd round of their UFC on FOX 18 scrap. While Northcutt has remained optimistic and gracious since receiving his first taste of defeat, many criticized the young fighter unfairly. Despite that, Northcutt has managed to...

Feb 2, 2016 7:42 am

WATCH! The Tower: Shepherd’s Blade trailer starring John Lewis

MMA pioneer John Lewis has some big plans in Hollywood in the coming year. With two films going into production this year, Lewis is going to be quite busy bringing martial arts action to the big screen. Above you can see the teaser for the “THE TOWER: Shepherd’s Blade” which centers around 14 elite fighters...

Feb 2, 2016 1:25 am

WATCH! Conor McGregor looking blazing fast and powerful in training

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is looking very sharp ahead of his historic fight against UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos. Check out the video clip of the training being done in preparation of his superfight coming up. McGregor has a shot to become the first fighter in UFC history to simultaneously hold two division’s...

Feb 1, 2016 6:46 pm

Ryan Bader releases statement after KO loss to Anthony Johnson

It was a tough pill to swallow for Ryan Bader. After campaigning hard for a shot at the UFC light heavyweight title on a five-fight win streak, Bader was put to the test before getting a title fight and met the hard-hitting Anthony Johnson in the main event of UFC on FOX 18 on Saturday...

Feb 1, 2016 3:04 pm

Rare Video: Ryan Bader’s Final Preparation For Anthony Johnson!

Ryan Bader came up short in his main-event LHW clash of contenders when Anthony “Rumble” Johnson came in like a freight-train and put the hurt on Bader capping off the night with a first round KO. Check out Bader and his team getting lost and a little fight prep before his loss.

Feb 1, 2016 2:30 pm

Exclusive Footage: Nate Diaz “Gimmie Shelter” -HOT Video-

[ooyala code=”42M2lneTpfbQSJRvQGtAAkTjY137m7Q8″ player_id=”631143aa3982447caf394a185941cb69″ width=”1280″ height=”720″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] Check out this killer video highlight of Nate Diaz with never seen before footage of his dominating performances over the years. Diaz blasted open the door of opportunity when he opened up a striking clinic on Micheal “The Menace” Johnson landing 157 strikes in the contest. When he’s...

Feb 1, 2016 2:07 pm

Sage Northcutt was hospitalized days before UFC on FOX 18 loss

Many critics hate to hear excuses about losses, while fans can often find comfort and reasoning on why their favorite fighters have losses on their records. Rising star Sage Northcutt had his undefeated record come to an end on Saturday night against a late replacement opponent Bryan Barberena. Northcutt spoke with the MMA Hour on...

Feb 1, 2016 1:46 pm

★Video: BENSON ”Smooth” HENDERSON – Highlights/Knockouts

Benson Henderson made news earlier today about his recent signing with the Bellator organization. “Smooth” wanted to test the free-agency market after beating Jorge Masvidal via split decision in November of last year. Check out the video of “Smooth” doing damage.

Feb 1, 2016 1:37 pm

Joe Rogan says that Rafael dos Anjos might be the best lightweight ever

It was an answer to a question that sparked a lot of arguments on Twitter and likely one that will have a lot of fans on BJPENN.COM debate about as well. A fan asked UFC color commentator Joe Rogan, “@joerogan do you think the size of Dos Anjos will be to much for McGregor?” Rogan...