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Oct 27, 2012 11:34 am

EXCLUSIVE | Alchemist Prospect Kurt Holobaugh: “I’m a fight or two away from the UFC”

The last time spoke with undefeated featherweight prospect Kurt Holobaugh, he was preparing to square off with Ronnie Rogers to continue his unbeaten momentum. Holobaugh won that fight with a second round submission victory and upped his professional record to 8-0. That was merely two months ago and now the tough Alchemist managed fighter...

Oct 26, 2012 8:54 am

Randy Couture Predicts That Strikeforce Will Fold Just Like The WEC | MMA NEWS

“Yeah, there are some questions there. I know the Showtime relationship with Zuffa has been rocky. I know they hoped to renew that relationship and build that relationship, but they weren’t able to pull that off. I think you’re gonna see the Strikeforce guys absorbed and plucked like they did the WEC. So, then the...

Oct 26, 2012 8:09 am

Overeem: Velasquez Will Beat JDS | UFC NEWS

“I lke Cain. I’m going to fight whoever the UFC puts in front of me. I think Cain is going to do good in this next fight… I think he is going to get the belt. I thought so the first time, but then he lost the belt. But this time could be different. So...

Oct 26, 2012 7:49 am

VIDEO | Introducing The UFC’s New Octagon Girl | UFC NEWS

The UFC is Introducing Korean celebrity, Kang Ye-bin, as its latest addition to their Octagon girl staff at the upcoming UFC on FUEL TV 6: “Franklin vs. Le” set for November 10. To check out her official UFC promo hop to page 2. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Oct 26, 2012 7:06 am

Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson Off UFC 154 Card With Torn Meniscus | UFC NEWS

  Earlier this week Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson began a weekly blog for BJPenn.Com. Thompson was scheduled to face Besam Yousef at UFC 154 on November 17th in Montreal, Canada. The blog is designed to chronicle his training regiment, his thoughts on the hot button topics in mixed martial arts and to also show fans a...

Oct 25, 2012 9:45 am

Bellator Making “Hard Push” To Keep Eddie Alvarez | MMA NEWS

“Talks have gone really well with Bellator and Eddie just wants to fight the best fighters he can, and get a contract he feels is fair, but I can tell you Bjorn has gone out of his way to make Eddie feel welcome and talks have gone well so far, so we’ll see what the...

Oct 25, 2012 8:12 am

VIDEO | UFC 154: St Pierre vs. Condit Extended Preview | UFC NEWS

UFC 154: St. Pierre vs. Condit is set to go down on November 17th in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Featuring the return of one of our sports biggest stars after more than a year on the sidelines, the UFC 154 pay-per-view event also features many other top UFC stars. To check out the extended video preview...

Oct 25, 2012 8:06 am

UFC 154: St Pierre vs. Condit In To Broadcast Live In Theatres Nationwide | UFC NEWS

The most anticipated UFC fight of the year gets even bigger because it is being broadcast larger than life to movie theaters nationwide. NCM Fathom Events and Ultimate Fighting Championship® present UFC 154: Georges St-Pierre vs. Carlos Condit in movie theaters Saturday, November 17 Live at 10:00pm ET/9:00pm CT/8:00pm MT/7:00pm PT/6:00pm AK/5:00pm HI. Share Tweet...

Oct 25, 2012 8:01 am

VIDEO | San Diego Plumber Taps Out MMA Fighter Brandon Vera | UFC NEWS

Alright Penn Nation, so is it likely that a San Diego area plumber really tapped out “The Truth?” In the great wide world of martial arts training facilities I’m sure crazier things have happened, but that’s not to say that a professional pipe cleaner would be able to fold Vera in an actual competitive environment....

Oct 25, 2012 7:53 am

VIDEO | UFC Fighter Trivia: Pop Culture Challenge | UFC NEWS

UFC Tonight’s Ariel Helwani is bringing the ultimate test to the ultimate fighters! What do your favorite fighters know about pop culture? Check out the full video segment from Tuesday’s broadcast on FUEL TV on page 2. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Oct 25, 2012 7:48 am

VIDEO | UFC Fighter Trivia: The Battle Of MMA Brains | UFC NEWS

UFC Fighter Trivia is back to test the MMA knowledge of the UFC’s biggest and brightest stars. Rashad Evans, Michael Bisping, Kenny Florian and Dominick Cruz bring it in this battle of wits on last Tuesday’s UFC Tonight! It’s funny and entertaining and if you missed the Tuesday broadcast check out the trivia segment on...

Oct 24, 2012 4:23 pm

Exclusive: TUF 16 Fighter Joey Rivera BJPenn.Com Blog #4

  Bio: World Fighting Federation and CFFC Welterweight Champion Joey “Boom Boom” Rivera  (7-1) is currently a competitor on this season of The Ultimate Fighter™ Team Carwin vs. Team Neslon, where he recently shocked the world by defeating Carwin’s #1 pick, Sam Alvey. Rivera resides in Tucson, AZ where he is the owner and head...

Oct 24, 2012 10:31 am

Exclusive | Anthony Johnson Talks WSOF, Tyrone Spong & Jones-Sonnen | MMA NEWS

  Light Heavyweight prospect Anthony “Rumble” Johnson is preparing to compete at 205lbs. for the third time on November 3rd. I say prospect because although Johnson has 17 career fights, the majority of them were contested in the welterweight division where Johnson was cutting a dramatic amount of weight. Despite the fact that he was...

Oct 24, 2012 10:29 am

VIDEO | Florian Can Still Taste The Blood From Sherk Fight | UFC NEWS

“(The blood) gave me motivation. The fans just went nuts. There was so much blood in the cage that night from him. Literally, it was the next day, and I had already taken two or three showers—the next day I still found blood in my ear, outside my ear. I found it inside, like rolled...

Oct 24, 2012 10:15 am

VIDEO | GSP: “I’m Not Afraid Of Carlos Condit” | UFC NEWS

After a year and a half away from the cage, Georges St-Pierre says he’s better and stronger than ever. Hear why he’s confident he’ll still be champ after UFC 154. “The most dangerous thing that Condit has is capacity of adaptation. He can adapt to any opponent that he fights. That’s why he’s so good....

Oct 24, 2012 9:01 am

Listen to Last Sunday’s Episode of BJPenn.Com Radio

  If you are one of the few who missed this past Sunday’s episode of BJPenn.Com Radio here is your chance to right that unfortunate wrong. Hosts Mitch Ciccarelli and Bryan Levick started the show off by talking to BJ Penn training partner Shane Nelson who will make his featherweight and organizational debut for Maximum...

Oct 24, 2012 8:35 am

VIDEO FLASHBACK | UFC 4 Entire Event Replay | UFC NEWS

This is the full video of the fourth event of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Below is the right time of all fights you will find embedded in the player above. Quarters-final ROYCE GRACIE vs. Ron Van Clief 09:55 Keith Hackney vs. Joe Son 22:11 Steve Jennum vs. Melton Bowen 30:40 Dan Severn vs. Anthony Macias...

Oct 24, 2012 8:30 am

VIDEO | Roots Of Fight: Snoop Dogg On Muhammad Ali

The LBC’s first son, Snoop Dogg, talks about one of his favorite fighters of all time, Muhammad Ali. In This “Roots of Fight” special video feature the famous rapper explains how iconic and important the former boxing champion was to his community. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Oct 24, 2012 8:24 am

VIDEO | Cesar Gracie Giving Jiu Jitsu Back To The Community | MMA NEWS

Famed Jiu Jitsu coach, Cesar Gracie, recently opened up a new gym in a troubled part of Northern California. The Team Stockton founder hopes to inspire youth through giving them other hero’s to look up to in a community impoverished by low economic conditions and gang violence. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Oct 23, 2012 11:44 am

Rebney Rebuts Tate Rant, Explains Decision For Gurgel Placement | MMA NEWS

Yesterday afternoon we released a statement from Miesha Tate firing off at the Bellator promotion for putting their female champ on the undercard of this Friday’s event. The Bellator boss, Bjorn Rebney, responded through MMA Fighting shortly after and here it is: “Zoila’s been plagued by injury after injury over the last 19 months, having...

Oct 23, 2012 10:39 am

VIDEO | Silva Wants GSP Next Says Manager | UFC NEWS

“At the end of the day, GSP is the greatest welterweight of all time. People argue back and forth who the greatest pound-for-pound fighter in the world is. Some people say it’s Anderson, some people say it’s Georges St-Pierre. So I think the way to settle it is to do a catch weight at 177...