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Dec 9, 2014 11:31 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov: Anthony Pettis Is ‘Scared’ of Me

“I think he (doesn’t want) this fight. He’s scared. Before he never said (anything) about me. But I am 6-0 (in the UFC) and the No. 1 contender (with a) 22-0 record. My opponent is scared. “Showtime is scared. Nobody finished Gilbert Melendez before. It is tough. His kicking is very good; his boxing is...

Dec 9, 2014 11:13 am

UFC Veteran Justin Buchholz Added To WSOF 16 Event

Already featuring a star-studded lineup with two championship fights, including welterweight kingpin Rousimar Palhares vs. Jon Fitch and featherweight title holder Rick Glenn vs. Lance Palmer, “World Series of Fighting 16: Palhares vs. Fitch” now has two more action-packed matchups. The two new main-card contests include featherweights Brenson Hansen (7-2) vs. Josh Berkovic (5-0) and...

Dec 8, 2014 8:05 pm

Fabricio Werdum gets hero’s welcome in Brazil with championship belt

Fabricio Werdum returned to Brazil to promote an upcoming UFC card with his UFC championship in hand. Upon arriving, Werdum was greeted with a hero’s welcome of fans, music, and even a fire truck with a banner of Werdum on it. Check it out: Obrigado a @geraldogremiop10! Chegada emocionante em Porto Alegre #somostodosportoalegre #geralsempreapoiando #ufcPoa...

Dec 8, 2014 7:28 pm

Gracie Breakdown of UFC 181

Following a submission-packed night of fights at UFC 181, including the first ever two bulldog choke event, and Gilbert Melendez being submitted by Anthony Pettis, Rener Gracie as well as personal trainer and Gracie JiuJitsu brown belt Mike Saffaie broke down the chokes.

Dec 8, 2014 5:20 pm

Jake Shields returns to action at WSOF 17 in January

Former UFC fighter Jake Shields will return to MMA on January 17th at WSOF 17 under the WSOF banner to fight Brian Foster for the #1 contender spot to fight the winner of this Saturday’s Jon Fitch vs. Rousimar Palhares welterweight title fight. Shields is coming off a win in his WSOF debut over Ryan...

Dec 8, 2014 4:13 pm

Watch Lyoto Machida get the taste smacked out of his mouth by Antonio Inoki

In this throwback video we see a very young Lyoto Machida getting brutally smacked multiple times by Antonio Inoki following a unanimous decision win over Kengo Watanabe in his MMA debut. In Japan being smacked by Inoki is a great honor, and is sort of a ‘good luck’ charm that means the fighter will be...

Dec 8, 2014 3:53 pm

BJPENN.com Radio Replay with Ricardo Lamas, John Moraga, and Lance Palmer

BJPENN.com Radio was back this week with another star studded lineup. We kicked off the show with former UFC featherweight title challenger Ricardo Lamas who discussed his win over Dennis Bermudez at UFC 180 in Mexico, as well as his desire to fight Conor McGregor if Dennis Siver withdraws from their bout. Next up we...

Dec 8, 2014 10:59 am

QUICK TWITT: Jones reacts to UFC 182 promo

During UFC 181, the UFC aired a promotional video for UFC 182, which used footage from the Jones-Cormier brawl, as well as from the heated exchange between the two men which occurred while they thought they were off air. Jon Jones took to Twitter yesterday to react to the promo video. I'm confused, was the...

Dec 8, 2014 9:08 am

Mitrione to Gonzaga: “I wonder where you are”

As Matt Mitrione gears up for his UFC on FOX 13 bout this Saturday in Phoenix, he posted the following video on Instagram of himself singing for Gonzaga wondering ‘I wonder where you are, and I wonder what you do’. See for yourself: Dearest @gonzagabjj this song made me think of you. In just 6...

Dec 8, 2014 9:01 am

Wanderlei Silva releases new video talking about fighter uniforms

Since the UFC announced their new 7-year, $700 million deal with Reebok last week, the MMA community has been abuzz with talk. Wanderlei Silva is offering his take on the uniforms now, and offering advice to up and coming fighters in this latest video.

Dec 8, 2014 5:06 am

Ashlee Evans-Smith: ‘I’m not going anywhere’

After being submitted at the last second of the first round of her UFC debut, Ashlee Evans-Smith is determined to bounce back and return to the UFC. She posted the following video to her Facebook page. Post by Ashlee Evans-Smith. (Can’t see this post? Click HERE)

Dec 8, 2014 5:05 am

Jon Jones discusses desire to retire as ‘The GOAT’

As Jon Jones has continued his UFC career, there has been more talk of Jones eventually surpassing Anderson Silva, the man many consider to be the GOAT (Greatest Of All Time) in MMA. Jones spoke in a video about what it means to become The GOAT, and how he looks forward to continuing his legacy...

Dec 8, 2014 5:04 am

‘Daniel Cormier 1-on-1’ ahead of UFC 182

Ahead of his light heavyweight title fight against Jon Jones, Daniel Cormier spoke with Jon Anik to discuss his upcoming bout against Jones, what the hardest aspect of training is, and what his gameplan is for the biggest fight of his career.

Dec 8, 2014 5:01 am

EA Sports UFC legends trailer

Are you ready for the legends to arrive in EA Sports UFC on December 10th? Get hyped about this free content release with the trailer released by EA Sports!

Dec 7, 2014 6:34 pm

REPLAY! ‘UFC Road to the Octagon: UFC on FOX 13’

To get ready for UFC on FOX 13 this Saturday live from Phoenix, which features a heavyweight bout between Junior Dos Santos and Stipe Miocic, check out this full-length ‘UFC Road to the Octagon’ episode. In the co-main event, Nate Diaz will return to the Octagon as he looks to defeat Rafael Dos Anjos. Also...

Dec 7, 2014 6:16 pm

Bellator announces Manhoef vs. Shlemenko for February 13th

Bellator MMA has announced a middleweiught bout between Melvin Manhoef, and former champion Alexander Shlemenko for February 13th. Via a press release: SANTA MONICA, Calif. (December 5, 2014) – A thrilling middleweight matchup between two of the most dangerous strikers in all of mixed martial arts will headline a newly-announced Bellator MMA event, as knockout...

Dec 7, 2014 9:28 am

QUICK TWITT: Stephan Bonnar live-Tweets DUI stop, narrowly avoids arrest

Former UFC fighter turned Bellator MMA fighter Stephan Bonnar had quite the eventful night last night. Bonnar live-tweeted a traffic stop last night, which started when he was texting and driving, but quickly became a DUI stop when Bonnar admitted to drinking earlier in the day. Holy shit…don't text and drive. I just got pulled...

Dec 6, 2014 10:23 pm

REPLAY! Faber submits Rivera in the 2nd

In the main event of the preliminary card of UFC 181, Urijah Faber submitted Francisco Rivera via rear naked choke. Catch the highlights below: