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Jun 25, 2015 11:54 am

BAMMA USA 16’s Chris Saunders: UFC Veteran Who Has Found His New Home

  By Keith Harmon UFC and Bellator veteran Chris Saunders will step into the cage against Brandon Morris in a lightweight title eliminator bout tomorrow, Friday, June 26 that will also serve as the main event at BAMMA USA: Badbeat 16. The bout is a quick turnaround from Saunders’ fight in April, and forces him to miss...

Jun 25, 2015 11:19 am

WATCH! Stud Show Radio Ep. #72 LIVE Tonight At 8PMish PT

Formerly Team Alpha Male Radio, Stud Show Radio is BJPENN.COM’s Twice-Weekly podcast covering relevant MMA News, and exclusive interviews with some of the sports leading talent. We go live tonight, at 8:00 PM PT(ish), right here, on BJPENN.COM. Last weeks episode: Stud Show Radio runs every Tuesday and Thursday at 8:00 PM PT. Watch past...

Jun 25, 2015 10:16 am

BAMMA USA 16’s Brandon Morris: From “Young Money” to “Redrum”

  By Keith Harmon Brandon Morris and Chris Saunders will clash in a lightweight title eliminator in the main event of BAMMA USA – Badbeat 16, which streams live on Go Fight Live tomorrow, Friday, June 26. I had the chance to talk with Morris about his upcoming fight.  We discussed what it’s like training with...

Jun 25, 2015 10:05 am

Lyoto Machida Ready For Romero This Weekend

Check out Lyoto Machida talking about his scrap with Luke Rockhold and his upcoming fight with Yoel Romero. Benavidez: Paige VanZant Is Our Perfect Alpha Female

Jun 25, 2015 10:01 am

The UFC’s Top 5 One Kick KO’s — WATCH!

‘Kenny Florian and Urijah Faber count down the top 5 one kick knockouts in UFC history in this segment of UFC Now.’ Benavidez: Paige VanZant Is Our Perfect Alpha Female

Jun 25, 2015 8:14 am

REPLAY! Conor McGregor vs Marcus Brimage (Full Fight)

‘Irish superstar “The Notorious” Conor McGregor makes an impressive UFC debut against featherweight contender Marcus Brimage. McGregor fights for the belt against reigning champ Jose Aldo at UFC 189 in Las Vegas.’ Benavidez: Paige VanZant Is Our Perfect Alpha Female

Jun 25, 2015 7:28 am

REPLAY! The Ultimate Fighter Ep. 10 Fight Recap

Nathan Coy guts out a huge win over Valdir ‘BB Monster’ Araujo to keep American Top Team alive in the competition with just two fights to go this season. Benavidez: Paige VanZant Is Our Perfect Alpha Female

Jun 24, 2015 8:51 am

Urijah Faber On Fighting McGregor: ‘I Have A Hard Time Turning Down Good Fights’

The news of UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo getting injured and possibly being forced out of his bout with Conor McGregor is all everyone was talking about on Tuesday, including the guys over on Stud Show Radio. Urijah Faber called in to talk about the news and about potential match-ups for McGregor if Aldo can’t...

Jun 24, 2015 8:51 am

The Champ: ‘Mendes And Faber Are Bad Match-ups For McGregor’

UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw spoke about the Jose Aldo injury news while calling in to Stud Show Radio. The champ said that he hopes it isn’t true and wants to see Aldo fight, but if he can’t go he knows a few guys who could step in and take on Conor McGregor. Chad Mendes...

Jun 24, 2015 8:49 am

Joseph Benavidez: ‘Team Alpha Male Never Pulls Out Of Fights’

MMA is a sport that pits two individuals against each other where only one man can walk out victorious. It’s unlike any team sport because if a combatant suffers a serious injury, the match is scrapped entirely. It doesn’t matter if it’s Jose Aldo, Khabib Nurmagomedov, or Anthony Pettis; Fans are learning not to get...

Jun 24, 2015 8:46 am

UFC Champ T.J. Dillashaw Believes Jose Aldo Planning To Retire Soon

UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw suffered a broken rib while training for his rematch with Renan Barao and had to pull out of the fight, so he knows a thing or two about what featherweight champion Jose Aldo is going through right now. Dillashaw called into Stud Show Radio and talked about the news and...

Jun 24, 2015 7:00 am

REPLAY! Stud Show Radio Ep. #71 w/ Faber, Dillashaw, More

Formerly Team Alpha Male Radio, Stud Show Radio is BJPENN.COM’s Twice-Weekly podcast covering relevant MMA News, and exclusive interviews with some of the sports leading talent. Stud Show Radio runs every Tuesday and Thursday at 8:00 PM PT. Watch past episodes at the official Stud Show Radio Youtube Channel, or visit StudShowRadio.com for more information.

Jun 24, 2015 2:48 am

Team Alpha Male Trio Lipsync Session — WATCH!

https://instagram.com/p/4TMpFDQIC3/?taken-by=paigevanzantufc Paige VanZant, Cody Garbrandt and Chris Holdsworth or otherwise known as, the ‘TAM TRIO’. No one calls them that actually, but it sounds pretty catchy. Benavidez: Paige VanZant Is Our Perfect Alpha Female

Jun 23, 2015 4:50 pm

CSAC Suspends Former Champ For 3 Years Following Failed PED Test

Bad news for the former champion who got busted with a field drug test. Former Bellator middleweight champion Alexander Shlemenko was handed down a harsh penalty by the California State Athletic Commission today at a hearing. The fighter was suspended for three years and fined $10,000 for testing positive for steroid oxandrolone and oxandrolone metabolites...

Jun 23, 2015 4:38 pm

Kimbo Slice vs. Ken Shamrock Fight Peaks At 2.4 Million Viewers

It’s official, Kimbo vs. Shamrock broke records this past Friday night. The event was Bellator’s most watched event in its history and at it’s peak garnered a whopping 2.4 million viewers. The peak came, of course, during the nights main event between Kimbo Slice and Ken Shamrock. During 11:51 to 11:54 p.m. the broadcast averaged...

Jun 23, 2015 3:14 pm

WATCH! Stud Show Radio Ep. #71 LIVE Tonight At 8PMish PT

Formerly Team Alpha Male Radio, Stud Show Radio is BJPENN.COM’s Twice-Weekly podcast covering relevant MMA News, and exclusive interviews with some of the sports leading talent. We go live tonight, at 8:00 PM PT(ish), right here, on BJPENN.COM. Last weeks episode: Stud Show Radio runs every Tuesday and Thursday at 8:00 PM PT. Watch past...

Jun 23, 2015 12:53 pm

BJ Penn Named Hawaii MVP OF The Week, Talks Favorite UFC Moment, More — WATCH!

From KITV.com: HONOLULU —He’s one of only two fighters to win world titles in two separate weight classes. And next month, he’ll be honored for that feature when he is officially enshrined into the UFC Hall of Fame. BJ Penn, now retired, is KITV’s Hawaii MVP this week, but, as our Brandi Higa reports, the...

Jun 23, 2015 12:52 pm

Benavidez: Paige VanZant Is Our Perfect Alpha Female

From the Reebok deal, to his team’s newest star in Paige VanZant, top UFC flyweight contender Joseph Benavidez tells-all to BJPENN.COM’s Layzie The Savage in this brand new interview. Enjoy!

Jun 23, 2015 12:52 pm

WSOF Picks Up SAN Nutrition As New Title Sponsor

Looks like the World Series of Fighting just landed a major title sponsor. According to sources close to the situation, the promotion has signed SAN Nutrition as its new title sponsor. SAN Nutrition has worked with top MMA athletes in the sport, including Johny Hendricks and Khabib Nurmagomedov and will now work with an entire...

Jun 23, 2015 12:39 pm

Four Suspended Following Bellator 138

Following Bellator 138: Kimbo vs. Shamrock, four fighters have been suspended. In a night of exciting finishes and crazy walk-outs only four of the fights ended up getting served medical suspensions. Ken Shamrock, who was dropped and finished by Kimbo Slice, in the main event, after almost locking in a choke on the ground, was...

Jun 23, 2015 11:38 am

Tito Ortiz: ‘I Turned Down The Freak Show For A Title Shot’

“The fans don’t want to see that. The fans want to see me as champion. I came to Bellator to become a champion and I’m gonna make it happen.” “I’m not down for the freak shows.” Former UFC light heavyweight Tito Ortiz talked to MMAFighting about his upcoming title fight against Bellator champion Liam McGeary....

Jun 23, 2015 11:16 am

Phil Davis “All The Way Happy” He Left UFC For Bellator

Phil Davis has no complaints when it comes to being a Bellator fighter. The former top ranked UFC light-heavyweight left and signed with Bellator when his contract was up. Davis has not fought in his new promotion yet, but we now know when he will be fighting. It was announced that Davis will be one...

Jun 23, 2015 11:03 am

Scott Coker Explains Bellator’s “Big Top” Fight Card Strategy

Bellator 138: Kimbo vs. Shamrock was a major success and it has primarily to do with president Scott Coker’s strategy for building fight cards. When talking to MMAFighting, Coker went into detail about how exactly he manages to build exciting cards that do well and why he has no issue putting on fights like Tito...