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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...

Jul 26, 2015 6:26 am

REPLAY! TJ Dillashaw’s Post Fight In-Octagon Interview (Full)

TJ Dillashaw proved what he knew all along: He was the true UFC Bantamweight Champion and Renan Barao could not beat him. Barao put in a better show against the champion on Saturday evening than he did in their first fight, but it still wasn’t enough to pull off the win. Watch Dillashaw’s post-fight speech...

Jul 26, 2015 6:01 am

WATCH! Dillashaw Talks About His TKO Win over Barao Backstage

TJ Dillashaw brought the gold back with him to Team Alpha Male after successfully defending it on Saturday night. Renan Barao tried to dethrone the champion, but was eventually knocked out in the fourth round after a beautiful combination of punches from Dillashaw. Megan Olivi caught up with the champ backstage after his fight with...

Jul 26, 2015 6:00 am

WATCH! Dana White Backstage Interview after “UFC on FOX 16”

Dana White must have been stoked about the card the fighters of “UFC on FOX 16” put on last night. Edson Barboza and Paul Felder brought the crowd to their feet, but TJ Dillashaw took Renan Barao off of his! Check out what the UFC President had to say about last night’s card in this...

Jul 26, 2015 5:42 am

REPLAY! Edson Barboza vs. Paul Felder (Highlights)

Edson Barboza and Paul Felder clashed on the main card of ‘UFC on FOX 16’ this past Saturday and put on a clinic for spinning strikes! Both fighters threw caution to the wind and put on one of the best fights of the night. Check out the highlights above! BJ Penn, Matt Hughes, & Frank...

Jul 26, 2015 5:08 am

Jake Shields: It Would Be Justice If I Hurt Rousimar Palhares

Rousimar Palhares made his way to the top of the World Series of Fighting welterweight division by making his opponents scream in agony before tapping out, and Jake Shields is hoping to give the champion a taste of his own medicine when they meet at “WSOF 22″. Shields is usually not one to trash talk,...

Jul 26, 2015 3:35 am

Shields: ‘I’d Love to Have Stitch Be My Cutman at WSOF 22’

Dana White and the Ultimate Fighting Championship caught the mixed martial arts community off guard earlier this week with the firing of Jabob “Stitch” Duran. “Stitch”, one of the best cutmen in the business, spoke out against UFC’s partnership with Reebok when he commented how it was going to negatively impact the income of people...

Jul 26, 2015 2:00 am

WATCH! Urijah Faber Parties with a Chris Farley Impersonator!

Urijah Faber was out on Saturday night celebrating another Team Alpha Male victory! TJ Dillashaw successfully defended his UFC Bantamweight Championship for the second time at “UFC on FOX 16” against Renan Barao in a captivating performance. After the bout, the boys went out to party and ran into this ridiculous Chris Farley impersonator! He’s...

Jul 26, 2015 2:00 am

WATCH! Reebok Spokesman Addresses Criticism of UFC Deal

Labeling the UFC’s partnership with Reebok “controversial” would not be far from the truth. However, Reebok’s Senior Business Unit Director Michael Lunardelli believes that it will eventually smooth itself out and the criticism from the fans is a GOOD thing. Check out his full interview in the video above. BJ Penn, Matt Hughes, & Frank...

Jul 26, 2015 2:00 am

WATCH! Ronda Rousey Slams Guy to Mat with Judo Throw!

In less than seven days, Bethe Correia will finally get to prove if she can back up all of her trash talk. UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey has disposed of every single opponent UFC brass put in front of her and it looks like she is ready to add another victim to the list!...

Jul 24, 2015 12:50 pm

REPLAY! BJPenn.com Radio with Tiffany Van Soest

Check Out Sports Podcasts at Blog Talk Radio with BJPenncom Radio on BlogTalkRadio Our first guest tonight is joining us fresh off the scales weighing in for his fight against Bryan Caraway at UFC on Fox 16. Eddie Wineland is back inside the octagon and ready to do work tomorrow night. We will talk with...

Jul 24, 2015 9:26 am

Gilbert Melendez’s Wife Signs With Bellator MMA

Gilbert Melendez’s wife, Keri Anne Melendez, has signed with Bellator MMA. Melendez is a muay thai fighter and has yet to make her professional MMA debut but will compete at the upcoming ‘Dynamite’ event in a kickboxing match. After that she will make her move to MMA. The news was confirmed by MMAFighting. Melendez’s opponent...

Jul 24, 2015 6:55 am

Goodbye UFC, Hello WSOF––’Stitch’ Duran Lands New Gig

Former UFC cutman and long time veteran of the game, Jacob ‘Stitch’ Duran has landed a new MMA gig. Duran was let go from the UFC because he talked out about the Reebok deal and how it affects the cutman. After an overwhelming amount of support from the fans, media and fighters it looks like...

Jul 24, 2015 4:34 am

Werdum Talks Rematching dos Santos, Doesn’t Count Out Cain Velasquez Comeback

UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum is currently taking a small break, then plans on returning to defend his belt against the likes of Junior Dos Santos, Andrei Arlovski, Stipe Miocic or maybe even a rematch with Cain Velasquez. When Werdum spoke with BJPENN.COM’s  Layzie The Savage, he said he wasnt sure who he would be...

Jul 23, 2015 4:26 pm

WSOF 22 Gets 5 New Bouts Added To Preliminary Card

The World series of Fighting has added five new fights to the upcoming WSOF 22: Palhares vs. Shields, which takes place on Saturday Aug. 1. All the new fights added will take place on the preliminary portion of the card. Check out all the new fighters you’ll be able to watch, via a press release...

Jul 23, 2015 12:28 pm

Benson Henderson Booked For ADCC 2015

Looks like former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson will be taking part in the upcoming Abu Dhabi Combat Club tournament in Brazil. Henderson hasn’t seen octagon action since Feb., when he fought welterweight Brandon Thatch and won via submission. Now he set to compete in the event, which takes place Aug. 29-20 in Sao Paulo,...

Jul 23, 2015 2:01 am

Tourny? Werdum Wants Top 4 To Fight It Out And Earn Their Shot Against Him

Newly minted UFC heavyweight champion, Fabricio Werdum has had quite the journey as a Mixed Martial Artist. After going 2-2 in his first UFC bid, dropping contests to Andrei Arlovski and Junior dos Santos, Werdum returned resurgent as a Strikeforce heavyweight where he dethroned Fedor Emelianenko. Unbeaten inside his second stint with the UFC, and...

Jul 23, 2015 2:00 am

Rothwell’s READY! Calls Out Andrei Arlovski And Junior dos Santos

  At the top of the heavyweight contender ladder lies a sleeping giant in the form of top 10 heavyweight “Big” Ben Rothwell. Currently riding a three-fight winning streak, boasting stoppages over Vera, Mitrione, and Overeem, Rothwell is now asking for championship level competition. “I’m just trying to get myself a fight. I’m making heavy...

Jul 21, 2015 12:13 am

WSOF Champ Hanging With… Uhm… Beyonce?

World Series of Fighting featherweight champion and member of Team Alpha Male Lance Palmer is currently in Las Vegas, helping Urijah Faber on the new season of TUF. Looks like while he was in Sin City he ran into a few celebrities. ‘The Party’ took to Twitter to show his run-in with superstar Beyonce….wait…oh no…uhm…never...

Jul 20, 2015 5:00 pm

WATCH! Dillashaw Talks Barao Rematch, McGregor’s Antics, and More

TJ Dillashaw is set to defend his UFC Bantamweight Championship against Renan Barao in their highlight anticipated rematch this weekend on FOX. Dillashaw breaks down his upcoming fight, talks about McGregor’s antics and why he didn’t blame Jose Aldo for pulling out of UFC 189. Check out the video above! Cris Cyborg: ‘I dont hate...

Jul 20, 2015 12:00 pm

‘Aldo is the True Champion, That Belt Means Nothing for McGregor’

“UFC 189” was truly a beautiful disaster. The event seemed doomed weeks away from the card when Jose Aldo pulled out of his championship fight with Conor McGregor due to a broken rib. The main event was changed to an interim title fight where McGregor finished late-replacement Chad Mendes in the second round. Conor McGregor...

Jul 20, 2015 11:56 am

UFC Vet Din Thomas Happy With New Fight Life

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