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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...

Nov 2, 2015 12:31 pm

WATCH! How to: Escape the Muay Thai clinch with Firas Zahabi

Check out this tutorial from Tristar Gym head coach Firas Zahabi on escaping the Muay Thai clinch. The video description says that this escape is a crucial thing to know in fighting and also adds that the technique can help you avoid a situation in a street fight as well. “In a street fight, this...

Nov 2, 2015 10:16 am

WATCH! Jon Jones blasting the heavy bag

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has been hitting the gym hard in anticipation of his return to the Octagon after being reinstated by the UFC last month. Videos have continued to emerge of Jones in the gym working on his strength & conditioning as well as his wrestling. In the video above we...

Nov 2, 2015 9:46 am

On This Day: Matt Hughes wins welterweight title with brutal slam

#OnThisDay in 2001: @matthughes9x won the welterweight title with THAT slam! Watch: https://t.co/dVQjmxAhA7 https://t.co/rIqImV2tLB — UFC Europe (@UFCEurope) November 2, 2015 On November 2nd 2001, Matt Hughes and Carlos Newton fought for the UFC welterweight title at UFC 34. The fight ended with Newton wrapping Hughes up in a triangle choke, and Hughes lifting Newton up...

Nov 2, 2015 9:44 am

MUST SEE! Conor McGregor spars young teammate “Gotta be quicker!”

Gotta be quicker than that boy, I'm McGregor. The Greatest. A post shared by Conor McGregor Official (@thenotoriousmma) on Nov 1, 2015 at 4:49pm PST Interim UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is looking fluid in training for his upcoming bout at UFC 194 against champion Jose Aldo. McGregor posted a clip of himself training with...

Nov 2, 2015 9:17 am

MUST SEE! Uriah Hall breaking heavy bags with spinning back kick

Yeah….. So about that kick … @MMAStandUpCoach @ufc pic.twitter.com/GFQrBZPSCW — U R I A H H A L L (@UriahHallMMA) November 2, 2015 Uriah Hall boasts some of the most lethal spinning kicks in MMA. On ‘TUF: Jones vs. Sonnen’ Hall landed his notorious wheel kick on Adam Cella in a clip that quickly became...

Nov 2, 2015 7:42 am

On This Day: Wanderlei Silva makes MMA debut, knocks out opponent

Nov1.1996 19 years ago today, "The Axe Murderer" @WandFC made his MMA Debut, & knocked out Dilson Filho pic.twitter.com/IOqSNQMImk — MMA History Today (@MMAHistoryToday) November 1, 2015 Talk about a big day in MMA history! 19 years ago yesterday Wanderlei Silva made his MMA debut and knocked out his opponent, Dilson Filho. See the video above!

Nov 2, 2015 7:32 am

WATCH! GSP doing kicking drills after sparring

“Drilling lead leg mawashi-geri with Hugo Beauchemin after our kickboxing sparring. OSU!!!” Drilling lead leg mawashi-geri with Hugo Beauchemin after our kickboxing sparring. OSU!!! https://t.co/EpjN6ScISF — Georges St-Pierre (@GeorgesStPierre) November 2, 2015 There has been much speculation as to whether or not former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St. Pierre will return to the Octagon one day....

Nov 2, 2015 6:00 am

Shinya Aoki to face 300+ pound opponent on NYE?

ONE Championship lightweight titleholder Shinya Aoki is scheduled to headline the Rizin Dec. 29 show in Japan, and now is reportedly going to be fighting just two days later on Dec. 31. From Mixed Martial Arts: Now Anotonio Inoki has announced that he will be going head to head with RIZIN on New Years Eve...

Nov 1, 2015 10:18 pm

WATCH! ‘The Mountain’ full contact boxing sparring

Last week a video emerged of Conor McGregor and Thor Bjornsson, better known as ‘The Mountain’ from Game Of Thrones, engaging in a friendly bareknuckle sparring session. That resulted in a video emerging of ‘The Mountain’ full contact boxing sparring. What happens towards the end might shock you.

Nov 1, 2015 8:47 pm

MUST SEE! Greatest spinning elbow KO ever?

This spinning elbow knockout from a Muay Thai fight in Thailand may very well be the best one we’ve ever seen. Where does this rank amongst your favorite spinning elbow knockouts?

Nov 1, 2015 3:58 pm

Exclusive Video: Watch what happens when BJ Penn re-visits Ralph Gracie Jiu-Jitsu school

[ooyala code=”80Y2pqeDoVE9VuYRtv0fHSRkGWlYZNjZ” player_id=”631143aa3982447caf394a185941cb69″ width=”1280″ height=”720″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] BJPenn.com’s very own LayzieTheSavage joined our namesake BJ Penn in California to visit the Ralph Gracie Jiu-Jitsu school. The Ralph Gracie Jiu-Jitsu school is where Penn began his storied Jiu-Jitsu career that saw him win the World Jiu-Jitsu Championship, becoming the first non-Brazilian to do so. This will...

Nov 1, 2015 3:46 pm

MUST SEE! Wild Irish crowd from ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’

What a night that was! Look back at the incredible #UFCDublin from the Fans' POV. https://t.co/eXdp19mpvt — UFC Europe (@UFCEurope) November 1, 2015 Ireland has earned the reputation of having the wildest and most passionate fans in MMA. Earlier this month at ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ the Irish pride was on full display!

Nov 1, 2015 3:34 pm

Ray Sefo: “I would love to fight one more time”

Ray Sefo may be 44 years old, but that hasn’t slowed down the fighter in him. The WSOF President hasn’t fought since an early WSOF event in 2013, and hasn’t won a fight since 2010, but he would still like to fight one more time in either MMA or kickboxing. He spoke to Sherdog: “I...

Nov 1, 2015 3:23 pm

Askren on ‘eye poking’ Louis Santos: “I don’t respect him”

Ben Askren is undefeated in his professional MMA career however in his last fight versus Louis Santos, Askren was poked in the eye and the fight was ruled a no-contest. On November 13th Askren will get a chance to rematch Santos, however that doesn’t mean Askren has forgiven Santos for the first incident. When asked...

Nov 1, 2015 2:45 pm

MUST SEE! Miesha Tate submits internet pranksters

When the popular internet prankster group ‘Janoskians’ visited Xtreme Couture to roll with Miesha Tate, things didn’t go too well for the group. See the video of Tate bulldozing the guys one by one.

Nov 1, 2015 8:56 am

Bellator 146 picks up 6 new bouts

Bellator 146 has picked up yet another exciting matchup for its November 20th card. Houston Alexander vs. Guilherme Viana has been added to the main card of the event in addition to several other fights which we have listed below. Ben Reiter vs. Francisco France – middleweight Israel Giron vs. Mark Dickman – featherweight Arlene...