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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...

Jun 23, 2015 9:00 am

1-on-1 with Welterweight Champ Robbie Lawler

Host Jon Anik ventures to South Florida’s American Top Team for a hard hitting interview with UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler, who reveals his ambitious plans for staying on top. Benavidez: Paige VanZant Is Our Perfect Alpha Female

Jun 23, 2015 8:52 am

UFC 189: Aldo vs McGregor – Mystic Mac

Featherweight No. 1 contender Conor McGregor predicted back in 2008 that he would one day challenge for the UFC title, and now he has his chance at UFC 189 when he takes on the only featherweight champion – Jose Aldo – in UFC history. Benavidez: Paige VanZant Is Our Perfect Alpha Female

Jun 23, 2015 7:35 am

Bellator Champ McGeary Won’t Mind Ortiz’s Attempts of Trash Talk

“I don’t care about his pushing around, unless you’re racist to me – then I’ll be annoyed. But other than that, there’s not much that gets me going.” That’s what Bellator light-heavyweight champion Liam McGeary had to say to MMAJunkie about Tito Ortiz’s trash talk. McGeary will face Ortiz at Bellator ‘Dynamite’, which will take...

Jun 23, 2015 7:18 am

Coker Wanted 8 Man Tourny, Settled On An Epic 4

“I’ve been doing this a long time. I would love to go to an event, see some great MMA, see a tournament, see some kickboxing at the highest level and be fully entertained. So I said, ‘Why don’t we just do this?’ We had a couple hurdles trying to set up the venue with both...

Jun 23, 2015 6:40 am


#dubsmash with my little sister Julia A video posted by rondarousey (@rondarousey) on Jun 21, 2015 at 3:44pm PDT UFC champion Ronda Rousey having a little fun with her younger sister, using the DubSmash app. UFC 190 is approaching fast, will the champ be able to pull out another impressive victory and remain undefeated? Chad...

Jun 23, 2015 4:59 am

OUCH! Champ Not Happy Following Fan’s Unintentional Assault

UFC strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk succsesfully defended her title this past weekend when she dominated Jessica Penne at UFC Fight Night: Berlin. After beating her up for three rounds the referee finally stepped in and stopped the fight. Unfortunately for the champ, she didn’t leave the octagon completely unscathed. Joanna suffered an injury to her...

Jun 23, 2015 3:00 am

‘King Mo’ Is Going Silent, Won’t Talk Before Bellator Tournament

“The thing is, what are they going to ask me? The same questions you’re all going to ask me now? If people want, they can just paste and copy my quotes.” “As far as the tournament, there’s nothing to talk about. I won’t know what’s going on until weigh-ins – because we don’t know who’s...

Jun 23, 2015 3:00 am

Mental Coaching Success — ‘I Can Curse Aldo’s Mother And He Wont Do Nothing’

Check out this interview with Jose Aldo’s ‘secret weapon’, Jonas Bilharinho, who he brought in to emulate Conor McGregor. Bilharinho not only moves like McGregor, but he said he also has been trash talking Aldo while training to get him prepared. Chad Mendes Strips, Gets VanZant Flustered During Important Interview — WATCH!

Jun 23, 2015 12:01 am

Stud Show Radio Ep. #71––LIVE NOW

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 are LIVE! Right here, on BJPENN.COM. LIVE FEED: Stud Show Radio runs every Tuesday and Thursday at 8:00 PM PT. Watch past episodes at the official Stud Show...

Jun 22, 2015 5:33 pm

Kimbo Slice Was Choked Out 3 Times Training for Shamrock Fight

The drama surrounding the main event of Bellator 138 is endless, but there seems to be a reasonable explanation for everything. Before Kimbo Slice was taken down by Ken Shamrock with the greatest of ease, fans could hear them talking while in a tie-up. Slice recently explained that he was simply talking trash to hype...

Jun 22, 2015 3:28 pm

WSOF Inks Deals with Free Agents LaRue Burley and Louis Taylor

World Series of Fighting made two major signings this week when they picked up free agents LaRue Burley and Louis Taylor. Sources close to the situation confirmed the signings with BJPENN.COM. LaRue “The Cannibal” Burley (6-0) is an undefeated lightweight who has finished all but two of his opponents. Burley has racked up wins in...

Jun 22, 2015 3:00 pm

Jose Aldo Featured in New Ad: ‘Nobody Is King By Chance. The Joke Is Over’

Jose Aldo will be stepping into the octagon at “UFC 189” to defend his UFC Featherweight Championship. Aldo has been the king of his division since he arrived in the UFC and he hasn’t suffered a loss since 2005. Spartacus from /r/MMA supplied the translation of the end of the commercial: “Nobody becomes a king...

Jun 22, 2015 2:56 pm

Ratings Report: Kimbo Slice on Bellator 138 Breaks Records

Bellator 138 aired live from the Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Missouri and featured a main event bout between the popular Kimbo Slice and Ken Shamrock. Slice defeated Shamrock by way of TKO in the opening round after nearly getting submitted in the opening minutes of the contest. The ratings are in and it turns...

Jun 22, 2015 2:03 pm

Referee Big John: Kimbo Slice Did Not Tap in Ken Shamrock Fight

Kimbo Slice and Ken Shamrock concluded Friday’s “Bellator 138” broadcast with a bit of controversy in their main-event bout. Slice was taken down immediately in the opening round and it seemed like Shamrock had locked in an inescapable rear naked choke. Shamrock cranked on the hold and it looked like Slice had submitted by tapping...

Jun 22, 2015 2:00 pm

UFC Fighter Helps and Inspires 9 Year Old Cancer Survivor

The inspirational story of undefeated 23-year-old bantamweight Cody Garbrandt’s unbreakable bond with 9-year-old cancer survivor Maddux Maple. Cody Garbrandt will be stepping into the octagon to face Enrique Brinoes on July 11th at UFC 189. Chad Mendes Strips, Gets VanZant Flustered During Important Interview — WATCH!

Jun 22, 2015 12:56 pm

Was Kimbo/Shamrock Fixed? Bellator Commentator Addresses Rumors

Kimbo Slice stepped into the cage for the first time since 2010 last Friday and blasted through Ken Shamrock in less than five minutes. By the time the bout ended, some fans on social media and even UFC commentator Joe Rogan questioned the legitimacy of the result. What caused them to think the fight was...

Jun 22, 2015 12:09 pm

Free Fight! Yoel Romero vs Clifford Starks (Full)

Cuban Olympic wrestling silver medalist Yoel Romero makes his debut in the UFC against the equally dangerous Clifford Starks at UFC on FOX 7, from San Jose, California. Yoel Romero battles Lyoto Machida this weekend at Fight Night Hollywood, Florida. Chad Mendes Strips, Gets VanZant Flustered During Important Interview — WATCH!