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Jul 26, 2015 2:00 am

WATCH! Urijah Faber Parties with a Chris Farley Impersonator!

Urijah Faber was out on Saturday night celebrating another Team Alpha Male victory! TJ Dillashaw successfully defended his UFC Bantamweight Championship for the second time at “UFC on FOX 16” against Renan Barao in a captivating performance. After the bout, the boys went out to party and ran into this ridiculous Chris Farley impersonator! He’s...

Jul 26, 2015 2:00 am

WATCH! Reebok Spokesman Addresses Criticism of UFC Deal

Labeling the UFC’s partnership with Reebok “controversial” would not be far from the truth. However, Reebok’s Senior Business Unit Director Michael Lunardelli believes that it will eventually smooth itself out and the criticism from the fans is a GOOD thing. Check out his full interview in the video above. BJ Penn, Matt Hughes, & Frank...

Jul 26, 2015 2:00 am

WATCH! Ronda Rousey Slams Guy to Mat with Judo Throw!

In less than seven days, Bethe Correia will finally get to prove if she can back up all of her trash talk. UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey has disposed of every single opponent UFC brass put in front of her and it looks like she is ready to add another victim to the list!...

Jul 24, 2015 12:50 pm

REPLAY! BJPenn.com Radio with Tiffany Van Soest

Check Out Sports Podcasts at Blog Talk Radio with BJPenncom Radio on BlogTalkRadio Our first guest tonight is joining us fresh off the scales weighing in for his fight against Bryan Caraway at UFC on Fox 16. Eddie Wineland is back inside the octagon and ready to do work tomorrow night. We will talk with...

Jul 24, 2015 9:26 am

Gilbert Melendez’s Wife Signs With Bellator MMA

Gilbert Melendez’s wife, Keri Anne Melendez, has signed with Bellator MMA. Melendez is a muay thai fighter and has yet to make her professional MMA debut but will compete at the upcoming ‘Dynamite’ event in a kickboxing match. After that she will make her move to MMA. The news was confirmed by MMAFighting. Melendez’s opponent...

Jul 24, 2015 6:55 am

Goodbye UFC, Hello WSOF––’Stitch’ Duran Lands New Gig

Former UFC cutman and long time veteran of the game, Jacob ‘Stitch’ Duran has landed a new MMA gig. Duran was let go from the UFC because he talked out about the Reebok deal and how it affects the cutman. After an overwhelming amount of support from the fans, media and fighters it looks like...

Jul 24, 2015 4:34 am

Werdum Talks Rematching dos Santos, Doesn’t Count Out Cain Velasquez Comeback

UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum is currently taking a small break, then plans on returning to defend his belt against the likes of Junior Dos Santos, Andrei Arlovski, Stipe Miocic or maybe even a rematch with Cain Velasquez. When Werdum spoke with BJPENN.COM’s  Layzie The Savage, he said he wasnt sure who he would be...

Jul 23, 2015 4:26 pm

WSOF 22 Gets 5 New Bouts Added To Preliminary Card

The World series of Fighting has added five new fights to the upcoming WSOF 22: Palhares vs. Shields, which takes place on Saturday Aug. 1. All the new fights added will take place on the preliminary portion of the card. Check out all the new fighters you’ll be able to watch, via a press release...

Jul 23, 2015 12:28 pm

Benson Henderson Booked For ADCC 2015

Looks like former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson will be taking part in the upcoming Abu Dhabi Combat Club tournament in Brazil. Henderson hasn’t seen octagon action since Feb., when he fought welterweight Brandon Thatch and won via submission. Now he set to compete in the event, which takes place Aug. 29-20 in Sao Paulo,...

Jul 23, 2015 2:01 am

Tourny? Werdum Wants Top 4 To Fight It Out And Earn Their Shot Against Him

Newly minted UFC heavyweight champion, Fabricio Werdum has had quite the journey as a Mixed Martial Artist. After going 2-2 in his first UFC bid, dropping contests to Andrei Arlovski and Junior dos Santos, Werdum returned resurgent as a Strikeforce heavyweight where he dethroned Fedor Emelianenko. Unbeaten inside his second stint with the UFC, and...

Jul 23, 2015 2:00 am

Rothwell’s READY! Calls Out Andrei Arlovski And Junior dos Santos

  At the top of the heavyweight contender ladder lies a sleeping giant in the form of top 10 heavyweight “Big” Ben Rothwell. Currently riding a three-fight winning streak, boasting stoppages over Vera, Mitrione, and Overeem, Rothwell is now asking for championship level competition. “I’m just trying to get myself a fight. I’m making heavy...

Jul 21, 2015 12:13 am

WSOF Champ Hanging With… Uhm… Beyonce?

World Series of Fighting featherweight champion and member of Team Alpha Male Lance Palmer is currently in Las Vegas, helping Urijah Faber on the new season of TUF. Looks like while he was in Sin City he ran into a few celebrities. ‘The Party’ took to Twitter to show his run-in with superstar Beyonce….wait…oh no…uhm…never...

Jul 20, 2015 5:00 pm

WATCH! Dillashaw Talks Barao Rematch, McGregor’s Antics, and More

TJ Dillashaw is set to defend his UFC Bantamweight Championship against Renan Barao in their highlight anticipated rematch this weekend on FOX. Dillashaw breaks down his upcoming fight, talks about McGregor’s antics and why he didn’t blame Jose Aldo for pulling out of UFC 189. Check out the video above! Cris Cyborg: ‘I dont hate...

Jul 20, 2015 12:00 pm

‘Aldo is the True Champion, That Belt Means Nothing for McGregor’

“UFC 189” was truly a beautiful disaster. The event seemed doomed weeks away from the card when Jose Aldo pulled out of his championship fight with Conor McGregor due to a broken rib. The main event was changed to an interim title fight where McGregor finished late-replacement Chad Mendes in the second round. Conor McGregor...

Jul 20, 2015 11:56 am

UFC Vet Din Thomas Happy With New Fight Life

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Jul 20, 2015 11:41 am

Bellator/GLORY Release Rendering of “DYNAMITE” Arena

The arena has been decided and Bellator officials released the first rendering of what the arena will look like when Dynamite goes live. Bellator and GLORY’s Dynamite event is set to take place at the SAP Center in San Jose, California on September 19th with a main card that will air on SPIKE. The event...

Jul 20, 2015 10:51 am

WATCH! UFC Fighters Predict Dillashaw/Barao 2 and It’s a Landslide

TJ Dillashaw is set to defend his UFC Bantamweight Championship against former champion Renan Barao this weekend! Chicago, Illinois will host the championship match which will air on big FOX. Fans aren’t the only ones excited for the fight— check out what the fighters have to say about it as well! Cris Cyborg: ‘I don’t...

Jul 20, 2015 10:48 am

Emotional Christy Mack Details War Machine Attack (GRAPHIC LANGUAGE)

It is an unfortunate reality that domestic violence is an issue in our society, but the spotlight shines on the attacker more when they are in the public eye. The crime is not only limited to men like Ray Rice; USA World Cup Gold Medalist Hope Solo has also been accused of domestic violence as...

Jul 20, 2015 8:15 am

Tito vs. Fedor? Ortiz Open to Catchweight Bout with Emelianenko

Fedor Emelianenko is, without a doubt, the hottest free agent in the mixed martial arts world. Ultimate Fighting Championship has the opportunity to snag Fedor as his manager stated that there is no animosity between the two parties. However, Bellator is backed by Viacom and both companies could see some big ratings on SPIKE if...

Jul 20, 2015 6:47 am

Go Behind the Scenes of ‘TUF: Team McGregor vs. Team Faber’

Now that “The Ultimate Fighter: Blackzilians vs. American Top Team” is in the books, it’s time to film the next season! It was revealed during the TUF 21 Finale that the next season’s coaches would be none other than UFC Interim Featherweight Champion Conor McGregor and Urijah Faber. While the two will not be fighting...

Jul 20, 2015 2:00 am

Rousey Admits ESPYs Jab at Mayweather Was Payback — WATCH!

UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey is preparing to defend her title against Bethe Correia at UFC 190 in August, but she had to take time away from training to accept ANOTHER award. Rousey was presented with the ESPY for “Athlete of the Year” and she took a serious verbal-jab at Floyd Mayweather Jr. She...

Jul 20, 2015 2:00 am

WATCH! Ronda Rousey Introduces Mike Tyson to Her Mother

Mike Tyson was in attendance at one of Ronda Rousey’s sparring sessions and Rousey saw the opportunity to introduce the boxing legend to her mother. Of course, her mother did not shy away from joking with Tyson right away and informed Rousey to get some boxing tips from the legend! Check out the video above!...

Jul 20, 2015 2:00 am

OUCH! Anderson Silva Is Too Fast for His Own Good

During his reign as UFC Middleweight Champion, Anderson Silva was praised as one of the quickest fighters in the octagon. Whether he was dodging punches or flicking knockout-inducing jabs, Silva was a force to reckon with. Silva may not be the champion anymore, but he is looking to prove he is as good as he...

Jul 20, 2015 2:00 am

BRUTAL! Girl Chokes Opponent Out with Inverted Leg Scissors

Purple belt Gabby Bella knows how to get the job done! After seventy minutes of grappling with her opponent, Bella trapped them in an inverted leg scissors. It almost looked as if her opponent didn’t even know he was in trouble until it was too late. Speaking of too late, the referee must have had...

Jul 20, 2015 2:00 am

WATCH! Textbook Front Kick Sends Fighter Staggering Back

Anderson Silva’s and Lyoto Machida’s front kicks were devastating enough to put their opponents to sleep. Even though this kick did not finish the fight, it still has to be one of the most beautiful front kicks in the history of kickboxing. Check it out for yourself! Cris Cyborg: ‘I dont hate Ronda Rousey, I’m...