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Sep 14, 2017 1:59 pm

VIDEO | 50 Cent reasons why he could beat Conor McGregor in a street fight

The rivalry between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor seems to have come to an end. Mayweather won the fight that had many people excited, beating McGregor by TKO in the 10th round of their multi-million dollar boxing match. However, in the build-up to their fight, a lot of things were said that cannot simply be...

Sep 14, 2017 1:49 pm

UFC brass and Max Holloway at a standstill for first featherweight title defense

Hawaii’s Max Holloway is the new king of the 145-pound featherweight division. In the same division where Conor McGregor and Jose Aldo once held the throne, the product of Waianae is bringing the world on board the “Blessed” train. With defeating Aldo at UFC 212 to become the undisputed UFC featherweight champion, Holloway says he...

Sep 14, 2017 1:19 pm

Jon Jones’ Coach Hints at a Huge Lawsuit if He Popped From Tainted Supplements

All the test results are in. Two urine tests and a blood test. The UFC has moved forward in stripping Jon Jones of the title, now Daniel Cormier has been given the belt once again due to a situation involving Jones having the title taken away. To this day, Jon Jones is still claiming innocence and...

Sep 14, 2017 11:46 am

Mike Perry Isn’t Buying Thiago Alves’ ‘Bullsh*t’ Excuse for UFC Pittsburgh

News broke yesterday that Thiago Alves had to pull out of his fight with Mike Perry at UFC Pittsburgh. Originally, the cause was unknown, but it was eventually reported by Ariel Helwani that it was due to complications from Hurricane Irma since Alves is based out of Florida. After hearing this, Perry, who came from...

Sep 14, 2017 11:13 am

This week with Dr. Pete: Rener Gracie – The Easiest Triangle in History

Last week Dr.Pete was able to get in some 1 on 1 time with world famous BJJ champion Rener Gracie at Gracie Academy in Torrance, California. In last weeks video Rener Gracie touched on how critical it is to establish and manage posture control of your opponent. “Whoever owns the posture in the closed guard,...

Sep 14, 2017 11:11 am

Daniel Cormier on Jon Jones’ situation: ‘It’s a death sentence’

Daniel Cormier has been reinstated as the UFC light heavyweight champion and Jon Jones can no longer be found on the latest official UFC rankings. All of this comes as a result of Jones’ B sample coming out with the same results as his A sample from after the UFC 214 weigh-ins, which was a...

Sep 14, 2017 10:57 am

Holly Holm Down to Fight Cyborg if the UFC is ‘Willing to Cough Up’ Says Coach

While a new UFC women’s featherweight champion is crowned and in waiting, Holly Holm has options in front of her for two titles. She could be eyeing a rematch with Valentina Shevchenko to see who will challenge Amanda Nunes yet again for the bantamweight title, since the rumors are Raquel Pennington will get the next...

Sep 14, 2017 10:17 am

Coach Winkeljohn is Scared a 4-Year Suspension May End Jon Jones’ Career

The news rocked the MMA universe yesterday as Jon Jones’ B sample results were released, now everything seems all too real. There are multiple consequences that the now former UFC light heavyweight champion could face, but by far the worst is a suspension of four years. Daniel Cormier voiced his concern earlier that a four-year...

Sep 14, 2017 9:33 am

Valentina Shevchenko shares plans to leave the bantamweight division

Last weekend, in the main event of UFC 215, Kyrgyzstani striking specialist Valentina Shevchenko came up inches short in a back-and-forth battle with women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes, losing a split decision. While Shevchenko has repeatedly shared her disappointment with this decision, and assured she’ll fight Nunes again, she recently told Submission Radio that her...

Sep 14, 2017 8:27 am

Odds released for potential Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz trilogy fight

Now that UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor‘s anticipated boxing match with Floyd Mayweather Jr. is in the rear-view, the world is eagerly awaiting the details of his next fight. The most likely option for McGregor’s next fight seems to be a trilogy fight with Nate Diaz, who he is 1-1 against across two unforgettable 2016...

Sep 14, 2017 8:00 am

Another notable MMA fighter is headed to the boxing ring

UFC lightweight champ Conor McGregor‘s headline-dominating August 26 boxing match with Floyd Mayweather Jr. seems to have sparked a mass exodus of MMA fighters to the boxing ring. MMA fighters testing their hands in the ring is not a new phenomenon, of course, but the trend seems to have been thrust into overdrive in the...

Sep 14, 2017 7:23 am

Updated UFC rankings reflect chaos at light heavyweight

Earlier this week, we learned that Jon Jones’ B sample confirmed that he had indeed ingested the banned substance Turinabol in advance of his UFC 214 light heavyweight title fight with Daniel Cormier. Yesterday, the California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) overturned Jones’ UFC 214 knockout win over Daniel Cormier, rendering it a no contest. With this...

Sep 14, 2017 5:55 am

Mark Hunt is fine with dying as a fighter, but he’s got some conditions

Fighting is a perilous game. Time and time again, we’ve seen premier combat sports athletes decline into physical and mental disrepair, oftentimes until they exist as little more than stuttering stacks of bones, entirely unrecognizable from the seemingly unstoppable behemoths they once were. In a poignant piece written on Wednesday for Players Voice, UFC heavyweight...

Sep 13, 2017 5:47 pm

BREAKING | Daniel Cormier is Once Again the UFC Light Heavyweight Champion

The Jon Jones roller coaster has finally made one of its biggest loopty-loops, but after this they’ll be much more to come. Earlier today, the B sample of Jones’ came back positive for Turinabol, concluding that there was no error in the first sample. The MMA world has been waiting with bated breath ever since...

Sep 13, 2017 4:46 pm

VIDEO | Justin Gaethje Shares The Wild KO From His Pro Debut in 2011

If you didn’t know Justin Gaethje’s name after he terrorized the World Series of Fighting as their lightweight champion, then you definitely got word of him after he put on ‘Fight of the Night’ with Michael Johnson for his UFC debut. Gaethje immediately rocketed to the division’s top five position taking out Johnson, which he’ll...

Sep 13, 2017 3:55 pm

Ronda Rousey Gets Emotional for Shayna Baszler During WWE’s Mae Young Classic Final

Everyone knows Ronda Rousey and what her presence brings to any appearance or event, but it was one of her friends that enjoyed the spotlight during WWE’s all-women Mae Young Classic tournament. Shayna Baszler tore through the tourney, the former UFC fighter blending pro wrestling with her combat skills in exciting ways. Meanwhile, Rousey took...

Sep 13, 2017 3:46 pm

BJPENN.COM RADIO Ep. 49 // Mike Perry | Colby Covington

BJPENN Radio is back tonight at 8PM ET/5PM PT with more of what you crave! 8:15PM ET- Kicking off the show tonight we are joined the always entertaining “Platinum” Mike Perry. As UFC Fight Night Pittsburgh is just days away, we caught up with the welterweight slugger earlier in the week to preview his fight...

Sep 13, 2017 1:55 pm

Mike Perry Already Has a New Opponent for UFC Pittsburgh

Just a couple of hours ago, it was announced that Thiago Alves wasn’t going to make it to UFC Pittsburgh to fight Mike Perry due to undisclosed reasons. Along with the recent Jon Jones and Jesse Taylor news today, a co-main event falling through was just icing on the bad day cake. Before we even...

Sep 13, 2017 12:46 pm

MMA community reacts to Jon Jones’ B sample results

On Tuesday the results of Jon Jones’ B sample results were released. The B sample tested positive for the anabolic steroid Turinabol, which was the same result as his A sample. This is Jones’ second potential Anti-Doping Policy violation as he was suspended for one year in 2016 after testing positive for the banned substances...

Sep 13, 2017 12:37 pm

Eddie Alvarez Thinks UFC 216’s Interim Lightweight Title Fight is ‘Very Odd’

After losing the belt from Conor McGregor’s sniper left hand and an unfortunate no contest with Dustin Poirier, Eddie Alvarez is on his journey back to the UFC lightweight title. He’s coaching the 26th season of The Ultimate Fighter opposite Justin Gaethje. If he’s able to derail Gaethje’s hype train, Alvarez (#3) could be next...

Sep 13, 2017 12:19 pm

TUF 25 winner Jesse Taylor flagged by USADA

The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has flagged another fighter from the UFC for a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation. USADA notified the UFC that The Ultimate Fighter 25 winner Jesse Taylor has been flagged and the UFC has removed Taylor from his upcoming scheduled fight. The UFC released the following statement on Wednesday: The UFC organization...

Sep 13, 2017 11:39 am

Thiago Alves Is Out of The Fight With Mike Perry at UFC Pittsburgh

This weekend, UFC Pittburgh goes down with a collection of some scrappy fights headlined by Luke Rockhold and David Branch. Unfortunately, there will be one less fight we can look forward to. Thiago Alves had to pull out of his fight with Mike Perry according to MMA Fighting. Right now the reasons are undisclosed, however...

Sep 13, 2017 11:00 am

Jon Jones’ UFC 214 win over Daniel Cormier has been overturned

Back in July, in the main event of the stacked UFC 214, former UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones stepped into the cage with reigning champ Daniel Cormier in an effort to reclaim the title he never truly lost. Though Cormier had some success in the early portions of the fight, Jones ultimately succeeded on...

Sep 13, 2017 11:00 am

VIDEO | Georges St-Pierre Ran Into an Old Bully and Inspired Him

We’re still about a month away from UFC 217, but the media around the super-stacked card is already beefing up. With great risk comes greater rewards, as the former king of the welterweight division Georges St-Pierre returns to challenge Michael Bisping for the middleweight title. Coming back after being absent from the sport for so...