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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...

Oct 11, 2015 5:25 am

Bellator champ: ‘Warren deserves a longer suspension for failed drug test’

The self-proclaimed “Baddest Man on the Planet” Joe Warren’s plans for a run at Bellator’s bantamweight championship were pushed to the side after he failed a drug test for marijuana. Now, Marcos Galvao is left opponent-less once again for his fight at Bellator 144. Eduardo Dantes was originally supposed to fight Galvao at Bellator 144,...

Oct 10, 2015 10:31 am

Javier Mendez Breaks Down Cain vs. Werdum II — ‘We don’t change anything for this fight’

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Oct 10, 2015 10:30 am

Rafael Cordeiro: Werdum Will Keep The Belt – We Don’t Make Excuses Here

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Oct 10, 2015 8:25 am

Rampage Is Down To Fight In Japan On NYE

Alright MMA fanboys, try not to go to crazy, but Quinton “Rampage” Jackson says he’d like to fight on that NYE card in Japan. That’s right, the new promotion, ‘Rizin Fighting Federation,’ which will feature the return of Fedor Emelianenko, might be Rampage’s next stop. The former UFC champ said, during a live Twitch stream,...

Oct 9, 2015 5:15 pm

Report: Joe Warren Tests Positive For Marijuana Following Bellator 143

It looks like former Bellator bantamweight and featherweight champion Joe Warren tested positive for marijuana following his win over LC Davis at Bellator 143. That’s according to a report from themmareport.com. The report says that Warren failed his post fight drug test, barely going over the allowed marijuana metabolite limit. In fact his level was...

Oct 9, 2015 1:47 pm

One Championship 32 Full Results Thread

ONE Championship 32 went down October 9th at the Putra Indoor Stadium in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and featured a middleweight title main event. Perhaps the biggest moment from the event happened in the co-main event when Irina Mazepa defeated Ann Osman by KO. It was a little controversial because moments before the KO shot landed...

Oct 9, 2015 10:56 am

WATCH! Nick Diaz Responds To Cher’s Support

Last week music icon Cher sent out a tweet, to her millions of fans, showing her support for UFC fighter Nick Diaz, who was handed a controversial five year suspension by the Nevada State Athletic Commission. Cher is just one of many who have come forward and publicly shown they’re on team #FreeNickDiaz. TMZ Sports...

Oct 9, 2015 8:47 am

Free Nick Diaz — Sign The Petition Now!

Alright guys, we’re now on the home stretch and need a final big push to get this thing going. Nick Diaz’s official White House Petition has only a week left to meet its goal and only needs 27,286 more signatures. It’s currently at an astounding 72,714 signatures, that’s crazy! But, we need more. So, if...

Oct 9, 2015 8:09 am

Rafael dos Anjos: ‘No way a guy like Cerrone takes my belt’

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Oct 8, 2015 6:32 pm

REPLAY! Stud Show Radio Ft. Urijah Faber

Thursday’s episode above! 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...

Oct 8, 2015 10:44 am

On The Road — BJ Penn Visits Kings MMA

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Oct 8, 2015 9:59 am

New Japan Organization Will Be Called ‘Rizin Fighting Federation’

Well it’s official. We now know the name of the new MMA organization out of Japan, run by former PRIDE FC boss Nobuyuki Sakakibara. At a recent press conference it was announced that the promotion will be called ‘Rizin Fighting Federation.’ Many expected them to announce Fedor Emelianenko’s opponent at the press conference, but that...

Oct 7, 2015 7:53 pm

Despite Fighter’s Request, WSOF Not Looking To Release Palhares

Even though former WSOF champion Rousimar Palhares asked to be released from the promotion, following his indefinite suspension and being striped of his title due to his actions during his fight with Jake Shields, it looks like he will not be getting his wish. Palhares is currently waiting to appear in front of the Nevada...

Oct 7, 2015 7:39 pm

WSOF Sets Up 8-man Tournament

We just saw Bellator MMA go old school and put on a one-night, four-man tournament at their ‘Dynamite’ event and now it looks like WSOF will be upping the ante. WSOF announced a little while ago that they were working on doing a tournament, but after a change in venue no other details had been...