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Oct 30, 2015 10:09 am

Exclusive Video: Rousey’s coach explains her dominance in the sport

[ooyala code=”lpczlieDpwlPpmVDVfgaIYka10HJhrVx” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ width=”1280″ height=”720″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] Ahead of Ronda Rousey’s UFC 193 title defense against Holly Holm, BJPENN.com’s very own LayzieTheSavage caught up with Rousey’s head coach Edmond Tarverdyan about his prized pupil’s dominance in the sport. UFC 193 goes down on November 14th from the Etihad Stadium in Melbourne Australia. Rousey vs. Holm...

Oct 30, 2015 9:46 am

WATCH! Valerie Letourneau highlight video

Ahead of UFC 193 on November 14th, many are counting UFC women’s strawweight title challenger Valerie Letourneau out of her title bout with champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk despite Letourneau being undefeated inside the Octagon. Even oddsmakers currently have Letourneau as a +900 favorite, meaning if you were to bet $100 on her and she were to...

Oct 30, 2015 9:23 am

Will Brooks agrees with Dustin Poirier’s decision to not fight at UFC Dublin

Well, it appears not every fighter disagreed with Dustin Poirier’s decision to decline a fight against Norman Parke after Joseph Duffy withdrew from their ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ main event bout due to a concussion sustained in training. Poirier caught quite a bit of criticism from fans and fighters for not accepting a fight with...

Oct 30, 2015 9:16 am

All ‘Bellator: Dynamite’ drug tests come back clean

It’s always a good day when news emerges that drug tests come back clean. All of the fighter’s from ‘Bellator MMA: Dynamite 1,’ which featured MMA bouts as well as Glory kickboxing matches, tested clean according to MMAFighting. The event took place September 19th in San Jose and was headlined by Liam McGeary vs. Tito...

Oct 30, 2015 8:21 am

Free Fight: Henderson vs. Belfort I from Pride 32

UFC Fight Night: Belfort vs. Henderson III goes down next weekend in Sao Paulo Brazil. Ahead of that fight take a look back at Dan Henderson and Vitor Belfort’s first fight, from back at Pride 32 in 2006.

Oct 30, 2015 8:07 am

Palhares reacts to “unfair decision” handed down by NSAC

Yesterday former WSOF champion Rousimar Palhares appeared in front of the NSAC for unsportsmanlike conduct after once again holding a submission after his opponent tapped. The incident occurred at WSOF 22 when Palhares held a kimura submission after Jake Shields tapped out. Referee Steve Mazzagatti intervened, and it appeared Palhares was still refusing to relinquish...

Oct 30, 2015 7:00 am

Frank Trigg talks with Titan FC champ Rick Hawn on retirement

Frank Trigg of MMAOddsBreaker spoke with Titan FC champ Rick Hawn (21-4) on his retirement following his championship win over Pat Healy at Titan FC 35. Trigg asked about his decision to retire and Hawn gave his reasoning on the struggle of being a professional fighter. “It was a long time coming. Several reasons, one,...

Oct 30, 2015 7:00 am

WATCH! UFC champion Rafael Dos Anjos doing explosive workouts ahead of title fight

Working out with the #UFC Champ Rafael Dos Anjos, @rdosanjosmma here are a couple of our more advanced push-up variations, these will be featured in our next video available on our website #ATPv2 #comingsoon #punchyou #damage #destroy #power #explosive #strength #wod #upperbody #pushups #squats #conditioning #fitness #igfit #smashyourface #fighting #ripcowboy #sports #athletes A post shared...

Oct 29, 2015 10:41 pm

BOOM! Rampage Jackson’s iconic slam KO

One the most famous slams in MMA history #DWCOTD pic.twitter.com/PZ49QfF65S — Dana White (@danawhite) October 29, 2015 For UFC President Dana White’s clip of the day he selected one of the most iconic knockouts of all time, Rampage Jackson’s slam knockout of Ricardo Arona from Pride Critical Countdown 2004.

Oct 29, 2015 9:44 pm

Kimbo Slice to headline Bellator show in February

He’s back! After scoring an impressive KO win over Ken Shamrock back at Bellator 138 in June Kimbo Slice is looking to build momentum in the start of 2016. Jeremy Botter of the Houston Chronicle is reporting that Slice will be headlining a Bellator event on February 19th, however no opponent has been named. Slice...

Oct 29, 2015 8:56 pm

Rousimar Palhares’ manager disagrees with NSAC suspension

Yesterday it was revealed that Rousimar Palhares was suspended for 2 years for ‘unsportsmanlike conduct’ after continuing to hold a kimura despite Jake Shields tapping and referee Steve Mazzagatti attempting to separate the two. In addition, Palhares has to forfeit $40,000 from his fight purse, and was stripped of the WSOF welterweight title. In a...

Oct 29, 2015 7:24 pm

REPLAY! ‘UFC 193: Rousey vs. Holm’ media conference call

On Thursday the UFC held their ‘UFC 193: Rousey vs. Holm’ media conference call. On hand to field questions were Ronda Rousey, Holly Holm, Joanna Jędrzejczyk, and Valerie Letourneau. You can listen to the media conference call above, and see the extended trailer for the card by clicking THIS LINK.

Oct 29, 2015 4:10 pm

Palhares suspended 2 years for unsportsmanlike conduct

Rousimar Palhares has received quite a bit of criticism for holding submissions late and injuring his opponents. The most recent instance came at WSOF 22 when Palhares held a kimura lock after his opponent Jake Shields had tapped. Referee Steve Mazzagatti intervened and Palhares eventually let the submission go. After the fight Palhares was stripped...

Oct 29, 2015 3:48 pm

King Mo: Me versus Tito Ortiz would be a hate crime

[ooyala code=”hlMXhneDrAx79QDHF-nSiw3AnCA2CQdu” player_id=”26a050614fc041abbebb2f55b27fcae4″ width=”1280″ height=”720″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] On the most recent episode of the popular MMA podcast ‘The Brutally Honest Show,’ the guys spent some time speaking with Bellator Star King Mo Lawal. To kick off the interview, King Mo discussed the rib injury he sustained at the Bellator tournament earlier this year. “I feel good...

Oct 29, 2015 1:13 pm

Tim Kennedy: Don’t buy my Fight Kit, I make pennies

[ooyala code=”E3bndneDqp0fj7r4NA0EBBJ8szwNpjbq” player_id=”26a050614fc041abbebb2f55b27fcae4″ width=”1280″ height=”720″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] On the most recent episode of the popular MMA podcast ‘The Brutally Honest Show,’ the guys spent some time speaking with American hero Tim kennedy To kick off Kennedy’s appearance on the show, he discussed his role in the upcoming zombie movie, ‘Range 15’ which also features several...

Oct 29, 2015 12:08 pm

#TBT! WATCH! Conor McGregor vs Max Holloway full fight video

Here is a Throwback Thursday gem for you featuring UFC interim featherweight champion Conor McGregor versus top featherweight contender Max Holloway. The two fought at UFC Fight Night 26 back in August 2013. Holloway is the only opponent in McGregor’s UFC career to go the distance. McGregor has since gone on to win the interim...

Oct 29, 2015 11:08 am

Female Boxing Champion: ‘I would knock out Ronda Rousey, plain and simple”

[ooyala code=”dlcHhneDoy1n7jJftSKgsWbAO2sPTFnm” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ width=”1280″ height=”720″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] On the most recent episode of the popular MMA podcast ‘The Brutally Honest Show,’ the guys spent some time speaking with Female boxing champion Layla McCarter who first discussed her thoughts about UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey recently appearing on the cover of Ring magazine, and whether...

Oct 29, 2015 10:27 am

Brutally Honest SHOW EP 17: Tim Kennedy, King Mo and Layla McCarter

[ooyala code=”5za3dneDqr8ZrZquxDjnpov9dI-5K4Cj” player_id=”26a050614fc041abbebb2f55b27fcae4″ width=”1920″ height=”1080″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] Ladies and gentleman, check out the latest episode of ‘The Brutally Honest Show,’ an MMA podcast hosted by 2010 nominee for MMA reporter of the year, Aaron Tru and featuring co-hosts Jonathan M. King and Adrian Gallegos. On their most recent episode, the guys talk to Tim Kennedy 12:45 mark, King Mo 41:15 mark and...

Oct 29, 2015 8:20 am

MUST SEE! Liddell vs. Ortiz action figure reenactment

A video posted by (@azxd) on Oct 28, 2015 at 9:05pm PDT Popular Instagram user AZXD who does short claymation videos and reenactments with action figures recently did a pretty cool reenactment of Liddell vs. Ortiz II which you can see above!

Oct 29, 2015 7:33 am

DWCOTD: Rose Namajunas wins submission of the year with slick armbar

Rose Namajunas with the flying armbar and 2013 submission of the year #DWCOTD For today’s Dana White Clip Of The Day the UFC President selected a clip of TUF 20 runner up Rose Namajunas landing a slick flying armbar at Invicta FC 5. The submission also won Namajunas submission of the year for 2013. Namajunas...

Oct 29, 2015 7:00 am

WATCH! Dan Henderson surfing down in Mexico!

Looks like Dan Henderson is teaming up for a promotion where two lucky winners get to surf with “Hendo” in Mexico. Check out Henderson’s longboarding promotional video as the legend enjoys the waves and the nice view. Details on how to enter are at the end of the video.

Oct 28, 2015 9:01 pm

Kurt Angle to appear at Bellator fan festival

Yep, it's damn true! Excited to welcome @RealKurtAngle to the #Bellator145 FanFest & event Nov 5th & 6th in St Louis pic.twitter.com/Sb9prwU3Hs — Scott Coker (@ScottCoker) October 28, 2015 Earlier this week there was much speculation as to what former WWF champion Kurt Angle had to announce when he Tweeted that he had a “huge...

Oct 28, 2015 3:54 pm

NSAC confirms they are in settlement talks with Nick Diaz

UFC welterweight contender Nick Diaz took to instagram on Tuesday night to inform his fans that ‘talks’ with the NSAC were going well. Today, the Nevada State Athletic Commission confirmed the news by releasing the following statement: “As a reminder to the general public, the Nick Diaz disciplinary matter will not be on the agenda at...

Oct 28, 2015 1:15 pm

Ken Shamrock teases major announcement

Ken Shamrock is just 2-8 in his last 10 fights, and is currently on a 2-fight skid that most recently saw him drop a KO loss to Kimbo Slice at Bellator 138 in June. Shamrock teased fans with “big news” on Twitter earlier this week, however the announcement won’t come for another several days. To...