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Jul 7, 2017 12:39 pm

Yoel Romero explains love-hate relationship with Michael Bisping

UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping and top middleweight contender Yoel Romero have a rather lengthy, and very public, rivalry going back quite some time now. Following Yoel Romero’s knockout of Chris Weidman at UFC 205, where Bisping was in attendance for his Fox Sports 1 duties, the ‘Soldier of God’ campaigned for a fight with...

Jul 7, 2017 12:14 pm

VIDEO | Showtime releases epic promotion for Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor

The mega money fight featuring the two biggest stars from combat sports is coming on August 26 as Floyd Mayweather will welcome Conor McGregor into the boxing ring. Mayweather is undefeated in his professional boxing career holding a perfect 49-0 record while McGregor will make his professional boxing debut with a 0-0 pro boxing record....

Jul 7, 2017 12:03 pm

Chuck Liddell weighs-in on Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather

Ahead of the highly anticipated Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather superfight on August 26th, MMA fighters and boxers have continued to offer insight into the bout, giving breakdowns of the scrap in interviews, and on social media. The general consensus amongst fighters is that Conor McGregor likely needs to land a big punch early in...

Jul 7, 2017 9:58 am

Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor world tour schedule announced

Thursday evening news surfaced regarding the first Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor press conference, which will be held at the Staples Center on Tuesday July 11th. Friday morning, the combat sports community awoke to news of the full Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor world tour schedule, which you can see below! TUESDAY, JULY 11 LOS...

Jul 7, 2017 8:37 am

Travis Browne opens up on home robbery

Recently, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey revealed that her Venice home was burglarized before she and her hubby, UFC heavyweight Travis Browne, left for New Zealand. Browne, without missing a beat, wound up finding the robbers at a nearby skate park and alerting police officers. The incident flew under the radar when it...

Jul 6, 2017 11:46 pm

Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather press conference set for July 11th

With the countdown officially underway for the highly anticipated Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather boxing match, the reports of the media tour recently began to emerge. Now however, an official announcement regarding the press tour has surfaced, after the Staples Center posted on social media that tickets were on sale for the highly anticipated press...

Jul 6, 2017 2:46 pm

Ticket prices for Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor

Thursday afternoon, tickets for the highly anticipated August 26th boxing match between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor went on sale on the T-Mobile Arena website. While tickets for the event were expected to be extremely expensive, fight fans will be stunned to learn that the cheapest seats in the arena were sold at $2,425, while...

Jul 6, 2017 2:28 pm

Anthony Pettis on UFC 213 fight: “I’ve just got to go make a statement”

This Saturday at UFC 213, former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis will make his highly anticipated return to the Octagon when he takes on fellow UFC veteran Jim Miller. Ahead of the fight, Anthony Pettis knows he’s likely in a must-win situation after going just 1-4 over the course of his last 5 fights, with...

Jul 6, 2017 2:14 pm

Tyron Woodley: I have no problem taking Demian Maia down on my terms

This August 29, in the co-main event of UFC 214, UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley will attempt to defend his title for the third time opposite Brazilian jiu jitsu cognoscente Demian Maia. On the latest episode of BJ Penn Radio, Woodley gave his take on this matchup with the talented BJJ specialist, and how he plans to...

Jul 6, 2017 12:57 pm

VIDEO | World War III breaks out on The Ultimate Fighter

"The night before my fight…and World War III broke out at the house." — @JTMoneyMMA (understatement) #TUF https://t.co/H3GWXGraox — FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) July 6, 2017 As The Ultimate Fighter: Redemption season comes to a close, there’s no better way to end than with some fireworks, right? Well, the boys from the show didn’t fail...

Jul 6, 2017 12:52 pm

Georges St-Pierre formally challenges Michael Bisping to November showdown

Earlier this year, the UFC announced that former welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre was coming out of retirement to challenge middleweight champion Michael Bisping for the middleweight title. Despite the fact that the promotion held a press conference for the event, a deal was never finalized, and no date was ever given for the fight. After...

Jul 6, 2017 12:07 pm

Tyron Woodley: “pound-for-pound, I’m the hardest punching fighter in the entire UFC”

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley has knocked a lot of people out. He’s knocked even more people down, some of them multiple times in a single fight. Needless to say, the champ hits incredibly hard. If you ask Woodley himself, he’s probably the hardest hitter in the UFC, pound-for-pound – especially now that the brick-fisted...

Jul 6, 2017 11:00 am

Cody Garbrandt gives timeline for return from back injury

This Saturday, fight fans will tune in for a stacked night of fights headlined by a women’s bantamweight title fight between Amanda Nunes and Valentina Shevchenko. In the co-main event, top ranked middleweights Robert Whittaker and Yoel Romero will step into the Octagon for a highly anticipated showdown for the interim middleweight championship. With that...

Jul 6, 2017 10:38 am

Tyron Woodley says there’s no reason to feel bad about Demian Maia’s short camp

On July 29, in the co-main event of UFC 214, UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley will attempt to defend his title for a third time opposite Brazilian grappling wizard Demian Maia. Because this fight was just made official last week, there has been widespread speculation that Maia has been short-changed on time to prepare for...

Jul 6, 2017 9:17 am

VIDEO | 9 years later, Jesse Taylor once again earns his way to TUF Finale

WHAT A FINISH! @jtmoneymma submits @TheJamesKrause in the third round and fights FRIDAY vs. Dhiego Lima for $250K! https://t.co/KRFbJ0hL0I — FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) July 6, 2017 Nine years ago, Jesse Taylor found himself ready to fight in the finale of season 7 of The Ultimate Fighter. Taylor had fought and defeated Mike Dolce, Dante...

Jul 6, 2017 8:38 am

Michael Bisping roasts Yoel Romero with savage Instagram post

UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping is not a fan of UFC 213 interim middleweight title challenger Yoel Romero. In fact, the champ has publicly stated that he hopes Romero loses decisively to his UFC 213 opponent Robert Whittaker. “Whittaker, we all know this, he’s on an absolute tear. I’ve got nothing against Robert Whittaker,” Bisping said on...

Jul 6, 2017 7:53 am

Jon Jones’ suspension is officially over

The year is 2016. We are days away from the blockbuster UFC 200, a massive card that is topped by a headline-dominating rematch between light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier and his arch rival Jon Jones. Anticipation has reached an all-time high, and the violent crescendo we’ve been waiting for has almost arrived. Then, the worst...

Jul 6, 2017 6:41 am

Floyd Mayweather will have some new tricks up his sleeve when he fights Conor McGregor

When Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor step into the boxing ring together on August 26, Mayweather is expected to dominate. He is simply far too experienced to be anything less than a massive betting favorite against the Irish mixed martial artist. McGregor of course, will not be without his advantages. He’ll be much bigger than...

Jul 6, 2017 5:59 am

John Kavanagh: Conor McGregor is doing “four times” more sparring for Floyd Mayweather

Conor McGregor‘s August 26 boxing showdown with undefeated legend Floyd Mayweather Jr. is quickly approaching, and his training for the bout is now well underway. Unsurprisingly, McGregor’s training camp for the boxer Mayweather is quite different from his training camp for a typical MMA fight, as he’s focused solely on the sweet science, and not...

Jul 5, 2017 6:02 pm

Report: “Shogun” returns to Japan for September fight night

Mauricio “Shogun” Rua, one of the biggest stars to emerge from the now defunct Japanese promotion PRIDE, will reportedly be returning to the land that made him famous this September 23. As speculated, the Brazilian legend’s opponent for this UFC Fight Night will be Ovince St. Preux. This report comes from The MMA Kings on...

Jul 5, 2017 3:49 pm

FIGHT BREAKDOWN: Brutal left kick plus left elbow KO

Every fight starts out on the feet. It doesn’t matter how good a fighter’s ground game is. Whenever that bell rings and the referee tells the fighters to touch gloves, they come out swinging. It’s the natural progression of things in a fight. Which makes Muay Thai so extremely important. With a complete set of...

Jul 5, 2017 3:41 pm

TUTORIAL: Add this spinning back elbow to your Muay Thai weaponry

This video was first published on Evolve Vacation. Muay Thai, and ancient martial art developed by Thailand, is both brutal and beautiful in its artistry. The “Art of Eight Limbs” utilizes the human body’s most potent offensive weapons — the hands, the feet, the elbows, and the knees. With a solid Muay Thai game, fighters...

Jul 5, 2017 3:01 pm

BJPENN.COM Radio Ep. 40 // Tyron Woodley

BJPENN.COM Radio is back at 8PM ET/5PM PT with another great guest! 8:20PM ET- We kick things off with UFC Welterweight Champ, Tyron Woodley. “The Chosen One” announced last week on UFC Tonight that he would be defending his title against Demian Maia at UFC 214 in Anaheim on July 29th. The champ joins us...

Jul 5, 2017 1:00 pm

Dana White reveals the issue with hosting a UFC card in Hawaii

With Max Holloway the new undisputed UFC featherweight champion of the world, the Waianae native is more adamant than ever to have the UFC put on an event in Hawaii. Both Holloway and Makaha’s Yancy Medeiros found success in Brazil at UFC 212 and were greeted back home by a group of fans when they...

Jul 5, 2017 12:25 pm

UFC vet Matt Riddle once again sounds off on “biggest d*ckhead ever” Dana White

It’s now been more than four years since Matt Riddle’s last fight in the UFC: a no contest with Che Mills that was overturned when Riddle tested positive for marijuana. It’s been more than three years, meanwhile, since his last mixed martial arts bout, a win over Michael Kuiper under the Titan Fighting Championships banner....