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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...

May 15, 2012 7:32 am

Watch Tonight's UFC on FUEL TV's Post-Fight Presser Live on BJPENN.COM

UFC on FUEL TV 3 is set to go down tonight from the Patriot Center in Fairfax, Va. In the main event two featherweights (Dustin Poirier vs. “The Korean Zombie”) will square off and try and cement their place at the top of the UFC’s featherweight ladder. Immediately following tonight’s free event on FUEL TV...

May 15, 2012 7:24 am

VIDEO | Brock Lesnar Sues WWE For Breach Of Contract

“As a business man, you truly screwed up, because this is what they call an ‘open and shut case.’ My client, Brock Lesnar, entered into an oral and binding agreement with your executive vice president John Laurinaitis in front of millions of witnesses on live television and what did you do Triple H? You arrogantly...

May 15, 2012 6:39 am

VIDEO | Wanderlei Silva UFC 147 Blog #3 | UFC NEWS

Another chapter in the video blog series for Wanderlei Silva shows a determined fighter who is motivated to take to the Octagon and defeat his opposing coach on The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil and avenge a loss that is all too memorable. Wanderlei also fits some relaxation into his schedule as he heads to the beach...

May 14, 2012 9:40 am

MMA POLL | Are You Still A Nick Diaz Fan Following Latest No-Show?

This past weekend Nick Diaz failed to deliver on a promised grappling match for charity. The stage was set in Long Beach, an on-line PPV was put in place to help raise funds and a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu world champion agreed to take on the Stockton bad boy in a BJJ super fight for a...