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Nov 18, 2014 10:40 am

Scott Coker launches a new era of Bellator MMA

We can now say the Scott Coker era of Bellator MMA is officially here following Bellator 131 this last Saturday. Http://BloodyElbow.com was able to speak to the man himself backstage after the show to get his thooughts on upcoming events, the future of Japanese MMA, and the rebirth of Bellator.

Nov 18, 2014 10:26 am

REPLAY! The Time is Now: Press Conference Highlights

Check out the highlights from “The Time Is Now” press conference that was held at the Smith Performing Arts Center on Monday, Nov. 17. Hear from Dana White, Nick Diaz, Conor McGregor, Daniel Cormier, Jon Jones, Alexander Gustafsson, Ronda Rousey & more

Nov 18, 2014 10:21 am

White on ‘unbelievable’ UFC schedule

Dana White joins APG to discuss the early 2015 schedule and whether or not Cub Swanson could get a title shot by defeating Frankie Edgar this Saturday.


Nov 18, 2014 8:17 am

Rampage admits he should have stayed with UFC ‘devil’

Quinton “Rampage” Jackson (35-11 MMA, 3-0 BFC) has not been seen in MMA action since scoring a decision win over Muhammed Lawal at Bellator 120 in May of 2014. That victory was expected to boost Jackson in to a title fight against current Bellator light heavyweight champion Emanuel Newton. However, after former Bellator chairman Bjorn...

Nov 17, 2014 8:07 pm

Did Ortiz play tricks to keep Bonnar awake prior to Bellator 131?

The night before his Bellator 131 bout against Tito Ortiz, Stephan Bonnar found himself on the wrong end of several bizarre circumstances that caused him to get little sleep the night before his highly anticipated fight against Tito Ortiz. He recounts the situation to MMAJunkie. “One of the reasons I was tired was some bizarre...

Nov 17, 2014 5:48 pm

Ralek Gracie Talks All Things Metamoris – Exclusive

When a Gracie speaks, it’s usually a good idea to listen. Lucky for BJPenn.com Radio host Anton Skoro he had not one but two members of the Gracie family on the most recent show this past Sunday. Both Ralek Gracie and Renzo Gracie stopped by to talk all things Metamoris. Ralek was up first, check...

Nov 17, 2014 2:44 pm

BJPENN.com Radio Replay with Ralek Gracie and Renzo Gracie

Last night, BJPENN.com Radio was joined by Ralek Gracie and Renzo Gracie. Ralek discussed his JiuJitsu promotion, Metamoris, and how Renzo was signed to fight Kazushi Sakuraba at Metamoris 5. Ralek also broke down how the famous ‘Secret match’ came to be, and why it’s so tricky for both opponents to compete in. Renzo Gracie...

Nov 17, 2014 12:18 pm

Rose Namajunas discusses Roufusport’s training methods

TUF 20 competitor Rose Namajunas, and former Roufusport teammate L-Dogg told their stories about training at Roufusport, and discussing the death of Dennis Munson Jr. Karyn Bryant of MMAHeat spoke to both Namajunas and L-Dogg via Skype.

Nov 17, 2014 9:54 am

Michael Chandler on bizarre Bellator 131 loss: “I don’t remember much”

Michael Chandler was on the receiving end of one of the most bizarre knockouts in MMA history this past Saturday when he was KO’d by Will Brooks (See that HERE). Following the bout, Chandler spoke to Sherdog to discuss the strange KO. “It’s a loss, it was a hard one to take. I showed up...

Nov 17, 2014 9:43 am

Tim Bradley and Virgil Hunter break down Pacquiao vs. Algieri

Boxing fans are getting ready to watch Manny Pacquiao fight Chris Algieri this Saturday. To get ready for the bout, Timothy Bradley, who fought Pacquiao twice, and legendary boxing trainer, Virgil Hunter, break down the difference between Pacquiao before and after being knocked out, as well as his opponent, Chris Algieri. Check it out:

Nov 17, 2014 9:09 am

Watch ‘UFC: The Time is Now’ special broadcast at 2 p.m. PT LIVE on BJPENN.com

Today the UFC is holding a special press conference at 2 p.m. PT (5 p.m. ET) where they will reveal their entire 2015 schedule, and make a special announcement. On hand for the event will be several superstar fighters, who will all be fighting in early 2015, including: Lyoto Machida and CB Dollaway, who will...

Nov 17, 2014 8:36 am

Holm optimistic despite neck injury: ‘I feel 100% better already’

Holly Holm is widely regarded to be one of the best prospects signed by the UFC this year, with many fans speculating that she may be the woman to pose the biggest threat to reigning champion Ronda Rousey. Holm spoke to the crew on Inside MMA that despite having a herniated disc, she hopes to...

Nov 17, 2014 5:02 am

Sefo: ‘XFC President falsified documents’

WSOF President Ray Sefo is currently under fire from XFC President Myron Molotky, who refuse to back off their lawsuit, claiming that Kalindra Faria is under contract with XFC. Sefo won’t fold easy however, and believes the lawsuit is nothing more than a ploy to extort money from the WSOF. Sefo spoke about the lawsuit,...

Nov 17, 2014 5:01 am

Bellator unveils four title fights in early 2015

After a successful Bellator 131 event last night, Bellator is looking to keep the momentum rolling as the year draws to a close. Bellator revealed four title fights in early 2015 via a press release, which was obtained by MMAMania. To kick off the new year Bellator will hold Bellator 132 on January 16th, which...

Nov 16, 2014 5:16 pm

Bellator signs 18 year old Wrestling standout

Bellator MMA has signed Wrestling phenom Aaron Pico to a “long term contract” according to an announcement made Saturday night. The announcement was obtained by MMAFighting. “When it comes to any big decision I make, I sit down with my family, my management team at Zinkin and the people that are around me that I...

Nov 16, 2014 5:05 pm

Tito Ortiz fined for flipping off Stephan Bonnar post-fight

Last night at Bellator 131 Tito Ortiz defeated Stephan Bonnar via decision. Many thought this would have put an end to the bitter rivalry between the two, however Ortiz had further plans. “The Huntington Beach Bad Boy” threw water on Bonnar after the bout, and flipped “The American Psycho” off (See that HERE). Now, according...

Nov 16, 2014 4:59 pm

War Machine laughs at Christy Mack’s emotional testimony

Last week we brought you news that former Bellator MMA fighter War Machine laughed at Christy Mack while she gave an emotional testimony in court. Now we have the accompanying video of the event. Check it out: 8 News NOW

Nov 16, 2014 4:53 pm

Hunt: “My gas was starting to get to me”

Last night at UFC 180, Mark Hunt was KO’d by Fabricio Werdum. The KO came as a shock to many, especially after Hunt posted an outstanding 1st round where he stuffed Werdum’s takedowns with ease, and had Werdum noticeably hesitant to throw strikes. Hunt admitted to Ariel Helwani on the FOX Sports 1 post-fight show...

Nov 16, 2014 3:34 pm

Bellator 131 Salaries: Ortiz Tops Payroll With $300k

Last night Bellator held arguably their biggest event ever, Bellator 131, which featured a main-event bout between Tito Ortiz and Stephan Bonnar. Today the salaries for the event were disclosed by the CSAC to Sherdog, and unsurprisingly Tito Ortiz topped the $632,600 disclosed payroll. Interestingly however, according to MMAJunkie, Ortiz purse was not doubled as...

Nov 16, 2014 3:20 pm

King Mo calls out Tito Ortiz: “I will bust your a**”

Last night at Bellator 131, Tito Ortiz defeated Stephan Bonnar in a highly anticipated matchup. Also on the card, King Mo TKO’d Joe Vedepo (See that HERE). Following Ortiz win over Bonnar, he spoke about the possibility of fighting another UFC veteran, Rampage Jackson. “Of course I want that. We were supposed to fight a...

Nov 16, 2014 10:40 am

REPLAY! Ricardo Lamas Finishes Dennis Bermudez In The First Round

Former UFC featherweight title challenger Ricardo ‘The Bully’ Lamas landed a hard jab that dropped Dennis Bermudez in the first round before submitting Bermudez with his signature ‘Bullotine’ choke. Check out the highlights from the bout:

Nov 16, 2014 10:19 am

Devastating Knee KO From Cage Warriors 74

Fabricio Werdum wasn’t the only fighter who landed a brutal knee KO this weekend, Joseph Duffy landed a devastating knee KO at Cage Warriors 74 yesterday as well. Check it out:

Nov 16, 2014 10:08 am

REPLAY! Aguilar Continues Reign As Champion With Lopsided Win Over Faria

WSOF women’s strawweight champion Jessica Aguilar, who was recently a guest on BJPENN.com Radio, continued her reign at the top of the women’s strawweight ladder last night at WSOF 15 when she defeated Kalindra Faria via a one-sided decision. Check out the highlights from the bout below: Your browser does not support iframes.