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May 11, 2012 6:19 am

Free Fight Video | Josh Koscheck vs. Matt Hughes | UFC NEWS

Josh Koscheck was given the opportunity of a lifetime when he got the chance to fight UFC legend, Matt Hughes, at UFC 135. After going back-and-forth with Hughes, Koscheck dug deep and poured it on in the last 10 seconds of the first round, earning himself a knockout victory.


May 10, 2012 2:43 pm

Daily Show's John Oliver: MMA Gayest Thing I've Ever Seen

In a recent episode of The Daily Show, British comedian John Oliver points out that TV shows have “never been gayer”. He goes on to argue with Jon Stewart proclaiming MMA is “the gayest thing I’ve ever seen”. “TV has never been gayer! You’ve got Smash, you’ve got Glee and you’ve got that sport where...

May 10, 2012 2:39 pm

"King Mo" Inks Deals with Bellator and TNA Pro Wrestling

In an unprecedented move – one of the biggest names in mixed martial arts, “King Mo” Lawal, has signed a deal to compete in Spike TV’s two major sports properties, Bellator Fighting Championships and TNA’s IMPACT Wrestling. King Mo will join the stars of TNA this summer and resume his mixed martial arts career next...

May 10, 2012 8:16 am

VIDEO: Jeremy Stephens On Fighting Cowboy Cerrone, “It's Gonna Be a War”

Jeremy “Lil’ Heathen” Stephens is set battle with Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone at UFC on FUEL TV 3 on May 15th at the Patriot Center in Fairfax, Virginia. The headliner being a match-up between Dustin Poirier, and “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung, with the winner earning a shot at featherweight champion Jose Aldo. Stephens says...

May 10, 2012 7:57 am

VIDEO | Hector Lombard Ready To Blast Through UFC's Middleweight Division

As fans anxiously await the in-octagon debut of former Bellator Middleweight Champion Hector Lombard, he made an appearance on FUEL TV’s “UFC Tonight”. He talked about his recent UFC signing and briefly analyzed his highly anticipated bout with Brian Stann. “It was a very long process but I’m here in the UFC now so that’s...

May 10, 2012 7:31 am

VIDEO | Blind BJJ Fighter Finds Inspiration from B.J. Penn, Florian Brothers

Shannon Cantan is in many ways a typical young athlete with dreams of mixed martial arts success. A Hawaii native who transplanted to Boston, he grew up idolizing fighters B.J. Penn and Kenny Florian. In high school he ran track, played football and competed on the wrestling team. More recently he has found success in...

May 9, 2012 11:32 pm

Video | Full Countdown Braulio Estima

The inaugural World Jiu Jitsu Expo on May 12, 2012 will be hosted at the Long Beach Convention Center.  Braulio Estima explains he was already planning to be a part of the first ever Jiu Jitsu Expo then the opportunity to compete against  Strikeforce Welterweight Champion and UFC 170-pound title contender, Nick Diaz arose and he was up...

May 9, 2012 8:50 am

VIDEO: Tim Kennedy’s Secret Training Regimen

In this video Strikeforce middleweight Tim Kennedy shows us one of his most important secrets to training at such a high level. This is yet another video in which Kennedy gives us all some comedic relief, sporting what appears to be a Geisha robe, and a Katana, while his personal band serenades him with workout...

May 9, 2012 8:48 am

Just Scrap Radio Episode 3| The Ernie Reyes Jr. Interview

Ernie Reyes Jr. finally made his way on the airwaves of Scrap Radio.  Guest Ernie Reyes Jr. played a prince in the 1985 production, Red Sonja. In that movie, he shared the screen with Arnold Schwarzenegger and Brigitte Nielsen. During this time, he also had his own television series Sidekicks, a spin-off of the original Walt Disney one-time special, The Last Electric Knight, alongside...

May 8, 2012 6:54 am

VIDEO | With Cruz Out Urijah Faber Wants Interim Title Shot

By Jamie McAllister Urijah Faber comments on Cruz injury. “I’m sure everyone has heard the terrible news that Dominick Cruz tore his ACL. There’s a lot of rumors rolling around about the whole situation, possibly that Ronda Rousey is the one who made it happen. It sucks for everybody, especially myself and Dominick. I wish...

May 8, 2012 6:49 am

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen Breaks Down The Alien Dilemma

Chael Sonnen is talking again.  But this time it has nothing to do with Anderson Silva or Brazil.  No, this time Chael Sonnen is talking about, you guessed it, aliens.  Sonnen’s new book, The Voice of Reason: A VIP Pass to Enlightenment is due out on May 15.  To help promote the book, Sonnen has...

May 8, 2012 6:28 am

VIDEO | Marcus Davis Falls Short, Gets Knocked Out Cold

By: Edward Fernandez: The 38-year-old UFC veteran Marcus Davis gets KO’d during a kickboxing match in Dublin, Ireland. Davis took on Mark Casserly for an ISKA championship fight with K-1 rules. Davis, a former pro boxer, tried standing with Casserly, closing the distance and using his hands. Casserly gets some distance and lands a huge...

May 7, 2012 8:47 pm

Just Scrap Radio Returns With Majorly Stacked Guest List Live At 1p.m. ET

We are rolling right along with the newest offering here at BJPENN.COM. “Just Scrap Radio” Episode 4 is set to air Tuesday at 1p.m. ET with your hosts Jens and Abel Pulver. Stopping by the show will be 10th planet Jiu Jitsu master Eddie Bravo, the always fun and talented Joey “Karate” Diaz and Teenage...

May 7, 2012 10:40 am

Exclusive | Rich Franklin talks Le, Anderson, Sonnen, and more

Rich Franklin is an MMA legend there is no doubt about that. He has fought in the UFC for most of his MMA career, and his a former UFC Middleweight Champion. After losing to Anderson Silva twice he made the jump up to the light heavyweight division, but Rich recently made the decision to return...

May 7, 2012 10:34 am

Exclusive | Josh Thomson Not Impressed With Jones vs. Evans

Josh Thomson faces Gilbert Melendez on May  19 in a rubber match for the Strikeforce Lightweight Championship. The fight has a lot of hype surrounding it because both fighters are ranked in in the top 10 of all credible MMA polling sources. Thomson has never been one to buy in to the hype of any...

May 7, 2012 10:29 am

Exclusive| Joey "The Mexicutioner" Beltran Talks 205 Debut Wants Back In UFC

Joey “The Mexcutioner” Beltran faced former Strikeforce heavyweight Lavar Johnson on January 28, 2012 at UFC on Fox:  Evans vs Davis where he lost via KO in the first round. Following the loss, Beltran was released from the promotion.  After being released, Beltran said he will be dropping down to compete in the light heavyweight division division.  He officially...

May 7, 2012 8:41 am

VIDEO | Gracie Breakdown: Diaz vs. Miller & Belcher vs. Palhares

In this episode, the Gracie Brothers break down the beautiful heel hook defensive strategies used by Alan Belcher to demoralize and defeat Rousimar Palhares, the feared leg lock specialist with 10 submission victories (6 by heel hook), and the slick “power guillotine” used by Nate Diaz to seal the deal against Jim Miller in the...