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Jul 30, 2015 5:29 am

Bellator Adds Four Fights To ‘Guillard vs. Girtz’ Event

Bellator 141, which will feature former UFC lightweight Melvin Guillard’s promotional debut, has added four new bouts to the fight card. Bellator 141 goes down on Aug. 28 and here are the four new fights added to the preliminary portion of the card, via a Bellator press release: The preliminary portion of the “Bellator 141:...

Jul 29, 2015 4:29 pm

WSOF Appoints New CEO Effective Immediately

The World Series of Fighting announced today, via press release, that they have appointed a new CEO. Carlos Silva will step up and take the position effective immediately. Check out the press release: World championship Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) sports franchise World Series of Fighting (WSOF.com) announced today that it has appointed sports media executive...

Jul 29, 2015 10:58 am

Lorenz Larkin Beat Robbie Lawler Once And Wouldn’t Mind Doing It Again––EXCLUSIVE

Just over three years ago today, Lorenz Larkin (16-4 MMA) was standing in the middle of the Strikeforce cage having his hand raised by referee John McCarthy after earning a unanimous decision victory over Robbie Lawler. At the time (July 2012), the undefeated Larkin was considered to be one of the middleweight divisions rising stars,...

Jul 29, 2015 5:15 am

Thiago Silva Reacts To Being Pulled From WSOF

Watch as Thiago Silva breaks the news that he’s been pulled from WSOF 22a and talks about the NSAC’s decision. BJ Penn, Matt Hughes, & Frank Trigg Talk Fighting… Eachother — EPIC! – AMAZING! – MUST WATCH!

Jul 28, 2015 12:54 pm

REPLAY! Stud Show Radio Ep. #80 Ft. TJ Dillashaw And Danny Castillo

Stud Show Radio (formerly Team Alpha Male Radio) is a biweekly MMA podcast that airs Tuesday and Thursday right here on BJPENN.COM. The show features hosts Justin Buchholz and Chris Carlino aka Sir Studboy talking to callers and guests about all the latest stories in MMA and beyond.  Guests from Team Alpha Male appear on...

Jul 28, 2015 10:55 am

Thiago Silva Out Of WSOF 22, Replacement Already Booked

Looks like former UFC light heavyweight and current WSOF fighter Thiago Silva will not be competing at this Saturday’s WSOF 22. Silva was all set to face Mike Kyle in the featured light-heavyweight fight of the night, but now it looks like Clifford Starks will step in against Kyle instead. This comes directly from WSOF,...

Jul 28, 2015 6:30 am

Lorenz Larkin: “Fighters popped for Steroids should be banned for life!”

UFC welterweight slugger Lorenz “The Monsoon” Larkin (16-4 MMA) recently sat down with BJPENN.com’s Chris Taylor to discuss a number of topics, one of those being the UFC’s revamped drug policy. Larkin is happy that the UFC has implemented year-round drug testing for fighters but doesn’t feel the penalty for those caught on steroids is...

Jul 28, 2015 5:44 am

Roger Huerta Returns To The Cage

Yes, former UFC lightweight and the first MMA fighter to appear on a Sports Illustrated cover, Roger Huerta, will be stepping back into action. Huerta last fought in Aug. of last year, where he defeated Christian Holley via first round TKO. Huerta is scheduled to compete at ONE: “Dynasty of Champions” on Sept. 1, 2015,...

Jul 27, 2015 5:08 pm

REPLAY! “UFC 190 Rousey vs. Correia” Conference Call (Full)

Ronda Rousey is set to defend her UFC Women’s Bantamweight Championship this Saturday at “UFC 190”! Bethe “The Pitbull” Correia will have her chance to prove she can back up the trash she talked leading up to this title fight. Also on the card are former UFC champions Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira and Shogun Rua. Check...

Jul 27, 2015 3:54 pm

UFC 190 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 1

On Episode 1 of UFC 190 Embedded, dominant bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey chases perfection in the gym and makes the media rounds in Rio de Janeiro. Across the nation in Natal, title challenger Bethe Correia gets in some beach training and beauty treatments ahead of her home-country bout. UFC Embedded is an all-access, behind-the-scenes video...

Jul 27, 2015 1:41 pm

WATCH! UFC Fighters Predict Ronda Rousey vs. Bethe Correia

Ronda Rousey and Bethe Correia are set to clash in the main event of this weekend’s “UFC 190” which will take place on the challenger’s soil in Brazil. UFC fighters throw in their two cents on who they think will pull off the big win and face Miesha Tate in the next fight! BJ Penn,...

Jul 27, 2015 9:06 am

GLORY fighter calls out Paul Daley for “Dynamite”

Bellator and GLORY Kickboxing are joining forces to put together one of the biggest combat sports cards of the year in September. “DYNAMITE” will take place in San Jose, California and will feature a one night, four man light heavyweight tournament as well as a Bellator Light Heavyweight Championship match. Paul Daley will also be...

Jul 27, 2015 8:00 am

Jake Shields: ‘Fake’ Palhares Hiding Behind Jesus & ‘Nice Guy’ B.S.!

Rousimar Palhares’ path to the top of the World Series of Fighting’s welterweight division was a quick one, but it was not without controversy. “Toquino’s” reputation as one of the top leg-lock specialists in the sport is tarnished by being labeled as a “dirty fighter”. Palhares has been accused of holding on to submission holds...

Jul 27, 2015 7:00 am

CM Punk Talks UFC Debut, Training and More — WATCH!

Phil “CM Punk” Brooks seems to be one of the top hot-button topics in the world of mixed martial arts. Whether he deserves a fight in the octagon or not is no longer an argument; The former WWE World Champion has inked a deal with the UFC and is already a UFC fighter. When he...

Jul 27, 2015 5:00 am

FREE FIGHT! Bethe Correia vs. Jessamyn Duke (Full)

Victorious in her UFC debut, Bethe Correia plans to add another win to her record when she faces Ronda Rousey’s teammate Jessamyn Duke. Now Bethe puts her undefeated fight streak up against the champion herself, Ronda Rousey, at UFC 190. BJ Penn, Matt Hughes, & Frank Trigg Talk Fighting… Each Other — EPIC! – AMAZING!...

Jul 27, 2015 2:00 am

WATCH! Chael Sonnen Makes Pro Wrestling Debut, Calls Out Phil Baroni!

It takes a special person to go from being a crowd favorite to the biggest bad guy in the room in the matter of seconds. To nobody’s surprise, Chael Sonnen was able to just that in his first professional wrestling appearance for Global Force Wrestling. Sonnen proceeded to call out Phil Baroni who was live...

Jul 27, 2015 2:00 am

Ronda Rousey Talks About Her First Win in MMA — WATCH!

Join Ronda Rousey behind the scenes of her newest interview with LA Daily News where they go in-depth about past fights of her career. In the following previews, you can hear how Ronda Rousey felt when she won her first MMA bout and how she celebrated it! Coming 7/29 in the @ladailynews; talks about all...

Jul 27, 2015 2:00 am

Mauricio “Shogun” Rua: Warrior Code

Shogun’ Rua talks about his emotions when entering the Octagon, his self-confidence, the martial arts life and more. Rua rematches Antonio Rogerio Nogueira in the co-main event at UFC 190: Rousey vs Correia. BJ Penn, Matt Hughes, & Frank Trigg Talk Fighting… Each Other — EPIC! – AMAZING! – MUST WATCH!

Jul 27, 2015 2:00 am

WATCH! Vaughan Lee ‘Be Water My Friend’ Highlight Reel

Vaughan Lee let the world know that he was a force to reckon with when he picked up his first octagon victory against Norifumi “Kid’ Yamamoto at UFC 144 back in 2012. Lee is no stranger to exciting scraps and you can see the best of his fights in the video above! Nothing like mixing...

Jul 27, 2015 2:00 am

Anderson Silva Gets Loud and Screams on Water Park Ride!

It should come to no one’s surprise that Anderson Silva has been active in training and learning in his dojo despite being suspended. Like a true martial artist, Silva still aspires to improve and learn new things every single day. However, even “The Spider” needs a Sunday Funday! Check out Silva’s latest foray into the...

Jul 27, 2015 2:00 am

Conor McGregor Wants to Bring a Pet Tiger to the Mac Mansion!

Part of why Conor McGregor has become the star he is today is because you never really know what he is going to do next. Whether it be in an octagon or in front of the camera, his unpredictability is what makes him a must-see fighter. While in a recent interview with CNN, though, McGregor...

Jul 27, 2015 2:00 am

Ronda Rousey Hits Instagram Heavy on Fight Week!

Ronda Rousey is looking like a monster just a week away from her sixth UFC Women’s Bantamweight Championship defense. “Rowdy” will be stepping into the octagon to face Bethe Correia who has vowed to make this fight personal. Follow what Rousey has been doing just days away from her fight! eam work: #UFC190 @RondaRousey @ArmbarNation...

Jul 27, 2015 1:00 am

WATCH! — UFC 190 Rousey vs. Correia Conference Call — LIVE 5 PM ET

Ronda Rousey is set to defend her UFC Women’s Bantamweight Championship this Saturday at “UFC 190”! Bethe “The Pitbull” Correia will have her chance to prove she can back up the trash she talked leading up to this title fight. Also on the card are former UFC champions Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira and Shogun Rua— join...

Jul 26, 2015 6:57 pm

Booking Roundup: McCall Out, 4 Undefeated Fighters Set to Make Debut, & More!

“Uncle Creepy” Ian McCall has been forced out of his upcoming fight with Dustin Ortiz and UFC just signed their replacement! Also, several undefeated fighters will be invading the octagon to keep their streak alive while trying to make it at the next level. Catch up with the latest fight announcements in this week’s “Booking...

Jul 26, 2015 6:53 am

OUCH! Barboza’s Spinning Kick Low Blow Brings Felder to his Knees

Edson Barboza and Paul Felder brought the crowd to their feet with their “Fight of the Night” performance, but Felder was lucky to be standing after taking this kick. While it wouldn’t have been knockdown worthy anywhere else, this kick brought Felder to his knees FAST. Check out the replay above. BJ Penn, Matt Hughes,...

Jul 26, 2015 6:44 am

White Sets the Record Straight: ‘Stitch and I Were Never Friends’

It was a sad day in mixed martial arts when Jabob “Stitch” Duran was released from the UFC for speaking out against their partnership with Reebok. “Stitch” has since spoken out about getting fired from the UFC and was upset at the fact that the call didn’t come from Dana himself. “To get a nut...