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Apr 19, 2012 7:11 am

Video | UFC 145 Press Conference Highlights

Jamie McAllister: The UFC 145 Press Conference was held in a different format this time around with only the two men in the main event present in a one to one format. The check out the link bellow for some of the highlights. The UFC 145: Jones vs. Evans event takes place in Atlanta at...

Apr 18, 2012 11:44 am

The real Jon Jones – Mini Documentary

By Lewis Mckeever: We have tuned in for the prime-time episodes, watched the countdown show, and soaked up all of the theatrics generated from the Jon Jones/Rashad Evans rivalry. There can’t possibly be any more drama, surely? Just when you think that there is an omission of propaganda to fuel your interest even more for...

Apr 18, 2012 9:14 am

Watch The UFC 145 Press Conference Live Today On BJPENN.COM (1PM ET)

By Lorenzo Luciano: Tune in to watch the UFC 145 pre-fight press conference live today at 1 pm ET/10am PT. The press conference features Jon Jones and Rashad Evans with host UFC on FUEL host Jon Anik and UFC president Dana White. Jon Jones and Rashad Evans will fight for the light heavyweight championship on...


Apr 18, 2012 9:05 am

VIDEO | Fast Rising Travis Browne Talks About UFC 145 And The Desert That Made Him

By Jamie McAllister: “Out here it’s desert, it’s rattlesnakes, it’s cacti. It’s nasty out there. Being here in this environment helps make you tough. It helps make you into the fighter you need to be to go three five-minute rounds, five five-minute rounds in the cage. There’s nothing nice about the cage. There’s nothing soft...

Apr 18, 2012 9:01 am

Video | Brian Stann Trains to Win – Core of Sports

By Jamie McAllister: In the SB Nations new series “Core of Sports” which is available via their YouTube page the first installment follows UFC middleweight and former Marine Brian Stann it followed him in his preparation to fight Alessio Sakara. Brian Stann went on to win in impressive fashion at UFC on Fuel TV 2...

Apr 18, 2012 8:20 am

VIDEO | Roots of Fight – Mike Tyson

By Red Mattos: Roots of Fight has released a teaser trailer for their short film on Iron Mike Tyson, and the early stages of his pugilistic pursuits. This was back when the closest thing to an MMA fighter was Ryu from “Street Fighter”. The trailer has snippets of some of Tysons earlier fights interspersed with...

Apr 17, 2012 3:02 pm

Controversial Lesnar Interview | "I'm not a superstar, I'm An A$$ Kicker."

“I’m not a superstar, I’m an ass kicker. I am Brock Lesnar, that’s it. I left the WWE, everybody thought, here’s a guy, there’s no way in hell he’s gonna make it in the UFC, but I climbed that mountain and became UFC Heavyweight Champion of the world and I proved everybody wrong. Why did...

Apr 17, 2012 2:11 pm

VIDEO | "Georgia On My Mind" Rashad Evans Trains With Boxing Great Roy Jones Jr

Number one UFC light heavyweight contender “Suga” Rashad Evans has Georgia on his mind as he arrives in Atlanta today for the final countdown to UFC 145: Jones vs. Evans. In five days, fight fans will discover the moment of truth in what has become one of the longest running sagas in the sport of...

Apr 17, 2012 1:29 pm

VIDEO | Dustin "The Diamond" Poirier vs. Zombie(s)

By Roberto Mattos: Remember this date. Well, more specifically, remember 28 days from this date (see what I did there?). On May 15th Dustin “the Diamond” Poirier will take on Chan Sung Jung “the Korean Zombie” in Fairfax, Virginia on UFC on Fuel TV 3. The Diamond is 4 -0 since the WEC/UFC fusion and...

Apr 17, 2012 9:50 am

Watch BJPENN.COM'S "Just Scrap Radio" LIVE Today At 1pm ET Here!

Streaming video by Ustream Use the player provided on this page to tune into the first episode of our weekly Radio show here on BJPENN.COM, “Just Scrap Radio”. We go live at 1:00pm ET with our secret host and first guest, BJ Penn! If you missed the Live show, the archive will be up shortly!

Apr 16, 2012 11:31 am

VIDEO | Jones & Evans Go Head To Head In FUEL TV's Counterpunch (Part 2)

The war of words continues in Part 2 of “Counterpunch: Jones vs Evans” with UFC Ultimate Insider host Jon Anik. Were they really friends to begin with? Who’s the rightful UFC light heavyweight champ? Will Bones really skip to Suga’s lou? You be the judge. Rashad Evans: There’s a part of me that will always...

Apr 16, 2012 11:02 am

POLL | Who will you root for this weekend, Jones or Evans?

Create your free online surveys with SurveyMonkey, the world’s leading questionnaire tool. This is it, UFC 145 is upon us. This weekend in Atlanta Rashad Evans will look to dethrone Jon Jones in one of the heatest MMA rivals in history. But who are you rooting for? Cast your vote now!

Apr 16, 2012 8:36 am

VIDEO | Jake Shields Still Open To Moving To Middleweight

“I’m just trying to lift a lot of weights, eating a lot, gaining a little weight. I’m putting a few pounds on, just gotta make sure it’s the right kind of weight. I imagine within the next week or two I’ll have a for sure answer (on a possible move to middleweight).”

Apr 15, 2012 6:04 pm

BJ Penn's Ultimate Decision | Confirms Still Retired

By Roberto Mattos: The entire MMA world has come down with a strange feeling of ennui. Tapout flags across the world have been flying at half-mast. Die-hard MMA fans have been seen crying uncontrollably in a fetal position. No, this isn’t because Brock Lesnar is back in the WWE, or because Tito Ortiz may be...

Apr 15, 2012 4:52 pm

Tito Says He Is The Muhammed Ali And Hulk Hogan Of MMA, But Is He?

By Mark Carrillo: Throughout Tito Ortiz’s 15 year career in the UFC, he has managed to make himself one of the most loved, and hated athletes in the sport. MMA fans seem to either be cheering for Ortiz at the top of their lungs, or screaming for his opponent to knock his head into the...

Apr 15, 2012 12:40 pm

VIDEO | How to take a punch by Freddie Roach – Just roll with it baby!

By Roberto Mattos: Just roll with it baby! In a recent video a true legend of the fight world, Freddie Roach, took some time out of his eventful schedule to teach us mere mortals how to take a punch. Roach breaks it down into three easier said than done steps. The first step according to...

Apr 15, 2012 10:04 am

Famous Chef Anthony Bourdain and Wife Ottavia Show Interest in MMA

By Lynn Mitchell: Star of  “No Reservations” – The Travel Channel’s top rated show – Anthony Bourdain and his wife Ottavia are featured in this piece about Ottavia’s interest in MMA. Ottavia Bourndain recently picked up a Silver Medal at Grapplers’ Quest Beast of the East.  In a TapOut interview, Ottavia explains she’s only been doing...

Apr 15, 2012 9:41 am

FULL VIDEO | UFC Primetime Jones vs Evans Episode 2

By Lorenzo Luciano: The second installment of the UFC Primetime show Jon Jones vs. Rashad Evans aired last night (April 12, 2012) on the FX channel. The show takes an “all access behind the scenes” look at the UFC 145 main event. The show follows light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and former light heavyweight champion...

Apr 15, 2012 9:23 am

Alexander Gustafsson vs. Thiago Silva Video Highlights

By Lewis McKeever: The young Swede, Alexander Gustafsson elevated himself into possible title contention after his excelling performance over heavy hitting bad boy Thiago Silva. The hometown favorite demonstrated a flawless display of footwork, hand speed and utilization of range to keep the Brazilian slugger guessing at bay for a span of three rounds. If...

Apr 15, 2012 9:14 am

Brian Stann vs. Alessio Sakara Fight Video Highlights

By Lewis Mckeever: The co-main event of last nights UFC on FUEL 2 card featured dangerous middleweight strikers, Brian Stann and Alessio Sakara. The all American war hero Stann came out looking like a man on a mission, shattering the Italian’s jaw with an opening barrage of knees. The seasoned boxer some how survived Stann’s...