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Apr 23, 2012 8:25 am

Bellator's Ron Sparks, "I'm not that so called safe fight"

(Louisville, KY) – Popular Bellator heavyweight Ron “The Monster” Sparks (8-1) has been fighting since he was a kid. He started as a kickboxing sparring partner for friends before stepping in to the ring to compete himself. It wasn’t until he first put on MMA gloves that he truly felt he was where he needed...

Apr 22, 2012 12:02 pm

VIDEO | Jon Jones Post-Fight Interview | UFC NEWS

After outpointing former teammate Rashad Evans, UFC light heavyweight king Jon Jones discusses what it felt like to defeat his “lion” of an opponent, and gives a special message to his fans.

Apr 21, 2012 1:11 am

Alverez beats Aoki, Avenges loss | MMA NEWS

Eddie Alvarez finally avenged his 2008 loss to Shinya Aoki by finishing the bjj ace via 1st round TKO at Bellator 66. After a short feeling out process and a failed attempt at getting Alvarez to the mat, Aoki lead with a reckless right elbow, leaving him exposed to a hard right hand landed by...

Apr 20, 2012 1:00 pm

EXCLUSIVE | John Alessio, "I'm going to make Mark Bocek work for everything"

By Sean McClure: John Alessio has been on a roller coaster ride since his mixed martial arts career started back in 1998. He has competed in the UFC, WEC, PRIDE, KOTC, MFC and DREAM organizations. Allesio has pieced together a very impressive overall record of 34 wins and 14 losses. While his attempts in the...

Apr 20, 2012 11:30 am

Just Scrap Radio | BJ Penn Says MMA is Growing Leaps and Bounds

By Lynn Mitchell: BJ Penn was the inaugural guest of Just Scrap Radio after attending UFC on Fuel 2 Gustafsson vs Silva – the 1st UFC Sweden.  The interview began with The Prodigy expressing to Pulver and the listeners  the explosive growth of MMA and the UFC. “It was a great show – it goes to show how much...

Apr 20, 2012 9:09 am

Watch Todays UFC 145 Weigh-Ins Live On BJPENN.COM (4pm ET)

The “UFC 145: Jones vs. Evans” weigh-ins ceremony is set to go down today from Atlanta’s Fox Theatre. Fighters are expected to hit the scales at 4 p.m. ET and make their bouts official for tomorrow night. As always, we will be providing a free live stream of the event. Use the player below to...

Apr 20, 2012 4:50 am

Video | Rory MacDonald Talks Che Mills & Not Fighting Teammate Georges St Pierre

By Jamie McAllister: Rory MacDonald currently appears to be on his way to the top of the Welterweight division, however the current champion Georges St Pierre is a training partner & friend. In a recent interview with MMAweekly MacDonald discusses fighting Che Mills as well as his solid stance on not fighting team mate Georges...

Apr 19, 2012 1:44 pm

Just Scrap Radio | BJ Penn Talks About His Genesis as a Fighter

By Lynn Mitchell: A segment of the Just Scrap Radio Show was BJ Penn recollecting memories of his father insisting he show up just one time to Tom Callos’ class.  BJ was more into boxing at that time and was not interested in jiu jitsu telling his father it wasn’t for him.  BJ’ father then...

Apr 19, 2012 10:35 am

Rashad Evans is '100 times harder to wrestle than Ryan Bader, claims Coach Van Arsdale

By Lewis Mckeever: Rashad Evans’ head coach Mike Van Arsdale has been singing praise of “Suga’s” wrestling talents. The imperial athletics instructor took some time out with MMA Fighting’s Luke Thomas to discuss Rashad’s upcoming mega-fight with Jon Jones: “The fight, all these fights, come down to distance, and who controls where the fight goes,...

Apr 19, 2012 9:47 am

Video | Countdown to UFC 145 Full Episode

By Lynn Mitchell: Featuring one of the most dramatic  main event rivalries in UFC history:  UFC Light Heavyweight Champion, Jon Jones defends his belt against former team mate and champion Rashad Evans Top Welterweight Contender Rory McDonald challenges vicious knockout artist Che Mills in an electrifying co-main event. The Countdown to UFC 145 starts now Fuel TV...