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Oct 25, 2015 10:44 am

Bellator 144’s Brandon Halsey likely moving to 205 after losing middleweight title bout

Bellator made their long-awaited return after a one month layoff between cards with “Bellator 144” which took place at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. The vacated Bellator Middleweight Championship found a new owner on Friday night when Rafael Carvalho disposed of Brandon Halsey in less than ten minutes with a brutal liver kick....

Oct 25, 2015 9:09 am

Exclusive video: Ronda Rousey blasting heavy-bag with Coach Edmond

[ooyala code=”U2aTlieDqxqVnS0oydWFRJpk0oM3_ufE” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ width=”1280″ height=”720″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] In this exclusive video from LayzieTheSavage we see UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey blasting the heavy-bag with instruction from head coach Edmond Tarverdyan. The video was taken some time back, on just Rousey’s 2nd day of training camp in preparation for her fight against Holly Holm at...

Oct 24, 2015 10:23 pm

REPLAY! Louis Smolka chokes out Paddy Holohan

In the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ Hawaii’s own Louis Smolka scored a slick 2nd round submission win that left Paddy Holohan out cold on the canvas.

Oct 24, 2015 9:52 pm

Dana White Clip of the Day: Shonie Carter knocks out Matt Serra

Carter vs Serra at UFC 31 on May 4, 2001 in Atlantic City, NJ #DWCOTD pic.twitter.com/q1mzg3YQjq — Dana White (@danawhite) October 25, 2015 For Saturday’s Dana White Clip Of The Day the UFC President selected a classic clip of Shonie Carter scoring a spinning backfist knockout of Matt Serra at UFC 31.

Oct 24, 2015 3:34 pm

REPLAY! Lion Fight 25 highlights

Last night Lion Fight 25 went down as the 300th fight broadcast on AXS TV Fights. The event was an exciting one that saw kickboxing legend John Wayne Parr lose a decision to Cosmo Alexandre, as well as Jorina Baars overcome a brutal cut en route to defending her championship.

Oct 24, 2015 3:32 pm

REPLAY! Tom Breese stops Cathal Pendred in the 1st

OMG!!!! @BreeseMMA silences the Irish crowd! #UFCDublin https://t.co/QUgBaGVaC8 — #UFCDublin (@ufc) October 24, 2015 On the preliminary card of ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ Tom Breese silenced the Irish crowd as he scored a 1st round TKO win over Cathal Pendred.

Oct 24, 2015 8:11 am

Shinya Aoki snaps opponents arm in Jiu-Jitsu match

We have ‘Throwback Thursday’ and ‘Flashback Friday’ but now we’re adding Superhuman Saturday! In this old school clip we see a young Shinya Aoki secure a flying armbar and break his opponents arm. This clip isn’t for the squeamish.

Oct 24, 2015 7:46 am

Erick Silva lands brutal back kick to body in sparring, drops partner

UFC welterweight Erick Silva can be seen in this clip from several months ago landing an absolutely brutal back kick to the body of his opponent, who quickly drops to the mat. This kick will definitely make you cringe. Was it fair game, or should Silva had taken it easier on his sparring partner? In...

Oct 24, 2015 7:34 am

Jon Jones celebrates being reinstated by the UFC

Yesterday morning it was announced that former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones had been formally reinstated by the UFC. Jones issued a statement on Facebook about being reinstated, promising his fans that the best is yet to come. Following that, current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier took to Facebook to give his thoughts...

Oct 23, 2015 10:04 pm

MUST SEE: Anderson Silva and his team mocking Steven Seagal?

Steven Seagal has taken credit for several historic knockouts in MMA history, most notably Anderson Silva’s front kick KO of Vitor Belfort, and Lyoto Machida’s jumping front kick KO of Randy Couture. “Sensei” Seagal claimed to have taught Silva and Machida the techniques, and even referred to the pair as his children… Most recently, Seagal...

Oct 23, 2015 9:41 pm

REPLAY! Michael Page breaks his opponents jaw at Bellator 144

Friday night Michael Page showed off his ground game against Charlie Ontiveros as he took the fight to the ground and proceeded to shatter Ontiveros’ jaw with elbows from side control. Page is now 9-0 in his professional career.

Oct 23, 2015 8:27 pm

Bellator 144 results: Rafael Carvalho wins middleweight title

In the main event of Bellator 144 Rafael Carvalho scored a body kick KO win over Brandon Halsey to secure the vacant Bellator middleweight title. "And New!" @RafaelCarvalh74 loving life right now. #Bellator144 @spike pic.twitter.com/QsTC9NYjTm — Bellator MMA (@BellatorMMA) October 24, 2015 The crowd is going nuts here at @MoheganSun #Bellator144 @spike @RafaelCarvalh74 pic.twitter.com/pO4JhvCpG3 —...

Oct 23, 2015 7:23 pm

Bellator 144 results: Brennan Ward wins via 1st round TKO

Yesterday at the Bellator 144 weigh-ins Brennan Ward and Dennis Olson had quite the heated staredown. As a result, we knew tonight’s bout was going to be a fast-paced, high-action one. In the first round Brennan Ward put the pressure on Dennis Olson to secure a 1st round TKO.

Oct 23, 2015 6:59 pm

Bellator 144 results: Goiti Yamauchi wins via submission

Yet another finish on the Bellator 144 card tonight! In the featherweight division Goiti Yamauchi ended up scoring a 3rd round submission win over Isao Kobayashi. The win was Yamauchi’s return bout to the Octagon, and put on an impressive Jiu-Jitsu display. With tonight’s win Yamauchi advances to 19-2 in his professional MMA career.

Oct 23, 2015 6:28 pm

Bellator 144 results: Michael Page earns 1st round TKO win

Michael ‘Venom’ Page kicked off the main card of Bellator 144 by picking up a quick TKO win over Charlie Ontiveros. Page secured top control and rained down elbows until the referee stopped the fight due to an injury to Ontiveros’ jaw. With tonight’s win Page advances to 9-0 in his professional career. Ground game...

Oct 23, 2015 5:57 pm

Bellator 144 results: Kin Moy picks up 3rd round submission win

To finish off the Bellator 144 online prelims, Kin Moy picked up a 3rd round submission win via rear naked choke. The win bumped Moy’s professional record to 8-2, and kept the finish streak going for Bellator 144. Up next, the main card! 3rd round sub by @KinKongMoy to round out the #Bellator144 prelims. We...

Oct 23, 2015 5:25 pm

Bellator 144 results: Billy Giovanella scores 1st round submission win

Another fight down and another finish on the preliminary card of Bellator 144 tonight. This time it was Billy Giovanella who scored a 1st round submission win over Brandon Polcare via triangle choke. With tonight’s win Giovanella’s extended his professional record to 9-4, and handed Brandon Polcare the first loss of his professional career.

Oct 23, 2015 5:16 pm

Bellator 144 results: Kevin Haley wins via unanimous decision

On the Bellator 144 preliminary card Kevin Haley and Mike Zichelle fought to a decision. The bout was a bloody one, and ultimately saw Kevin Haley capture the unanimous decision win to bump his professional record to 4-3. Unanimous decision victory for New Hampshire's #KevinHaley #Bellator144 — Bellator MMA (@BellatorMMA) October 24, 2015

Oct 23, 2015 4:48 pm

Bellator 144 results: Matt Secor wins via 2nd round heel hook

On the online preliminary fights of Bellator 144, Matt Secor put on an impressive Jiu-Jitsu display as he scored a 2nd round submission win via heel hook. The win bumps Secor’s professional record to 7-2. Impressive 2nd round Heel Hook sub for the winner @secormatthew #Bellator144 pic.twitter.com/fLHN9zZEQb — Bellator MMA (@BellatorMMA) October 23, 2015

Oct 23, 2015 4:27 pm

Bellator 144 results: Marius Enache injures opponent’s arm in submission win

Marius Enache showed that at 40 years old he still has ‘it.’ Enache secured a key-lock while in side control and ultimately injured his opponents arm with a floating americana lock, earning him the 2nd round submission win! The win is the 3rd of Enache’s professional career. #Bellator144 Prelims: Marius Enache submits @PeteTheHeatMMA with a...

Oct 23, 2015 4:11 pm

Bellator 144 results: Sam Watford wins pro debut via unanimous decision

Bellator 144 is currently underway! To kick the night off Sam Watford made his professional debut, where he showcased his dominance en route to a unanimous decision win over TJ Hepburn. #Bellator144 Prelims: Sam Watford takes the unanimous decision Over @TcarnivoreHEP. pic.twitter.com/Tix6wmfeZp — Bellator MMA (@BellatorMMA) October 23, 2015 Stay tuned to BJPENN.com for all...

Oct 23, 2015 12:17 pm

WATCH! A day in the life of Joe Rogan with Rolling Stone

Joe Rogan is arguably the most interesting man in MMA. The educated UFC fight announcer, comedian, podcast host, hunter, and family man was featured by Rolling Stone who followed him for a day. The video description says: Rolling Stone asked Rogan to take us through a typical day in his life – and, not surprisingly,...

Oct 23, 2015 12:13 pm

Bellator 144: Halsey vs. Carvalho live results thread

Unable to catch the Bellator 144 action live on Spike TV tonight? BJPenn.com has you covered! Check back to this article throughout the night for live updates! MAIN CARD (Spike, 9 p.m. ET) Brandon Halsey vs. Rafael Carvalho – Rafael Carvalho wins via TKO (Body kick) Dennis Olson vs. Brennan Ward – Brennan Ward wins...

Oct 23, 2015 11:52 am

#FBF Hey, Bob Sapp’s head is calling you

Here is a #FBF video that should give you a chuckle, or just weird you out. Just when you think he can’t get any bigger, Sapp is seen even larger than life in this Japanese candy commercial. Sapp was a fan favorite in Japan when fighting for organizations such as Pride FC, K-1 and Dream...

Oct 23, 2015 11:39 am

MUST SEE! Conor McGregor confronts T.J. Dillashaw face to face

On the most recent episode of ‘The Ultimate Fighter’ Team McGregor and Team Faber got into a brief scuffle. The altercation came after Cody Garbrandt became tired of hearing McGregor insult Urijah Faber and call UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw a snake. Now, we have the footage of what ensued after the scuffle, including the...