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May 19, 2012 8:10 am

Chael Sonnen Wins Jim Rome's 2012 Smack-Off Award | UFC NEWS

By Jonathan Kirschner Chael Sonnen was recently featured on the Jim Rome Radio Show and took place in the annual “Smack-Off” competition. The “Smack-Off” is a contest where Rome provides a platform for listeners of the show to call in and speak their mind and give their best smack talk while Rome and other show...

May 19, 2012 7:48 am

Strikeforce: Barnett vs. Cormier Full Weigh-Ins Video | MMA NEWS

Highlights from the official weigh-in for the Saturday May 19th Strikeforce World Grand Prix Heavyweight Tournament. Watch as tournament finalist Josh Barnett and Daniel Cormier hit the scales with Gilbert Melendez, Josh Thomson, Rafael Feijao, Mike Kyle, Nah-Shon Burrell, and Chris Spang.


May 18, 2012 6:38 pm

Exclusive | Ron Sparks pulled from Bellator 69 fight by doctor

Bellator heavyweight Ron Sparks was scheduled to fight Kevin Asplund tonight, but was pulled from the fight due to medical reasons. The doctors found something they felt warranted a trip to the emergency room. Early reports is that it involved Sparks’s pre-fight blood pressure. The latest word is that the fight is rescheduled, and will...

May 18, 2012 2:10 pm

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen Goes All Chael Sonnen On TMZ | UFC NEWS

By: Jason Kindschy While making his media rounds this week to help promote UFC 148, Chael Sonnen stopped by the TMZ offices and made an appearance on TMZ Live. In the video, Sonnen lays claim to misunderstanding the rules about tapping out against UFC champion Anderson Silva, telling Harvey Levin, “We fought for five rounds;...

May 18, 2012 2:04 pm

CLASSIC VIDEO | Cro-Cop Punks Mauro Ranallo | UFC NEWS

By: Jason Kindschy In this classic video from the PRIDE era, Mirko Cro-Cop pretends to be very upset with what Mauro Ranallo had to say about his ground game in his fight with Minotauro Noguiera. Mauro defends himself, saying he was truly not commenting for the match, and apologizes several times. It appears to be...

May 18, 2012 9:12 am

King Mo Bellator/TNA Deal Good for MMA | MMA NEWS

By Ryan Busuttil: A common complaint of MMA fans, especially when Brock Lesnar made the jump from the WWE to the UFC in 2008, is to not associate Mixed Martial Arts with professional wrestling. “Wrestling’s fake”, “Only idiots watch wrestling”, etc. are among the comments that I’ve read over the years anytime professional wrestling is...

May 17, 2012 6:01 pm

EXCLUSIVE | DellaGrotte Talks Coaching TUF Live, New Movie with Kevin James

BJPenn.com: This is George Deutsch with BJPenn.com and I’m honored to be joined today by legendary Muay Thai trainer and Sityodtong gym owner Mark DellaGrotte out of Boston. Welcome, Mark. Mark DellaGrotte: What’s up guys? AKA DellaGrotte karate! What’s happening? What’s going on, George, man? It’s good to be on with you. I’ve been looking...

May 17, 2012 8:47 am

VIDEO | TheSHOOT! – Josh Thomson | MMA NEWS

“The Shoot!” is back with this special feature on Josh Thomson. Josh fights Gilbert Melendez on Showtime this Saturday for the Strikeforce lightweight title.

May 17, 2012 7:50 am

KO Bonus Gives A Broke Tom Lawlor Stability In Time Of Need | UFC NEWS

By: Jason Kindschy In a post-fight interview with MMAfighting.com’s Ariel Helwani, Tom Lawlor expressed his financial troubles going into his fight with Jason MacDonald at UFC on FUEL TV 3. After the night was over, Lawlor was very happy to earn a $40,000 fight bonus for “Knockout of the Night” honors. This victory follows a...

May 16, 2012 3:04 pm

Exclusive | Gilbert Melendez on Strikeforce, UFC, Diaz, BJ Penn, and more | MMA NEWS

Gilbert Melendez is one of the few fighters to fight outside of the UFC and still garner the respect of a champion in their organization. Melendez is the current Strikeforce Lightweight Champion, and currently scheduled to rematch Josh Thomson on May 19, 2012. Melendez once seemed bitter about losing the opportunity to jump to the...

May 16, 2012 3:01 pm

Exclusive | Rich Franklin moves Cung Le prep to Singapore

Rich Franklin makes his return to the UFC middleweight division against Cung Le at UFC 148. The card is headlined by the rematch of UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva and his arch rival Chael Sonnen in a bout that promises to deliver fireworks. Despite Cung’s first attempt in the UFC, which ended in a TKO...

May 16, 2012 2:58 pm

Just Scrap Radio 5 Archive | Lauzon, King Mo,Buchholz & Baroni

This week’s episode of “Just Scrap Radio” has come and gone. Hosted by Jens Pulver and his brother Abel, our two hosts spent time with Joe Lauzon, King Mo, Justin Buchholz and Phil Baroni. If you missed the live broadcast check out our archive embedded above and tune in next week on Tuesday at 1PM...

May 16, 2012 1:59 pm

Video | Poirier Cries During Post-Fight Interview | UFC News

Dustin Poirier couldn’t hold his emotions back when he revealed the disappointment in himself after the UFC on FUEL TV 3 loss opposite the Korean Zombie, Chan Sung Jung via Darce choke making his 1st main event appearance the fight of the night. “I had a really long training camp and I put 100% of myself...

May 16, 2012 10:29 am

VIDEO | Three Hours With Chael Sonnen

When Chael Sonnen talks, people tend to listen. If you have a camera or a microphone and Chael Sonnen is in the room, you better hide it because he will do whatever he can to create more buzz about his upcoming fight, simply because that’s what he does best. Whether you love him or hate...

May 16, 2012 8:14 am

VIDEO | Jung vs. Poirier Fight Highlight

Video: Highlights: Korean Zombie – Poirier Last night during the UFC on FUEL TV 3 Main event “The Korean Zombie” shocked the world with his dominant one-sided performance over top contender Dustin Poirier.

May 15, 2012 7:40 am

Just Scrap Radio Returns With Lauzon, King Mo & Rousey Live At 1PM ET

We are rolling right along with the newest offering here at BJPENN.COM. “Just Scrap Radio” Episode 5 is set to air Todayat 1p.m. ET with your hosts Jens and Abel Pulver. Stopping by the show today will by UFC lightweight fighter and longtime BJPENN.COM friend, Joe Lauzon. We also have former Strikeforce champ and newly...