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Jun 27, 2015 6:36 am

WATCH! Bethe Correia Planning On Using Judo Against Ronda?

Watch as UFC 190 title challenger trains judo, along with other things, in order to prepare for the champion Ronda Rousey. What would you do if Correia pulled off a judo throw against the champ? “The Crippler” Update — ‘I’ve Got 2000 Students… No Desire To Compete’

Jun 27, 2015 1:47 am

HIGHLIGHTS! 6 First Round Finishes in 7 Fights

‘Highlights from a crazy night of Legacy Fights featuring Joel Scott, Sage Northcutt, Matt Schnell, Ryan Spann, and Josh Quayhagen.’ “The Crippler” Update — ‘I’ve Got 2000 Students… No Desire To Compete’

Jun 26, 2015 8:12 pm

‘Bellator 139: Kongo Vs. Volkov’ Results

Bellator 139: Kongo vs. Volkov is in the books and the night saw several action packed fights and highlight reel finishes. Most impressive and shocking was Hisaki Kato’s perfect superman punch KO of Joe Schilling. Schilling, being the talented striker that he is, suffered a huge KO that will probably be on Bellator promos for...

Jun 26, 2015 7:44 pm

Josh Koscheck Signs With Bellator MMA

Looks like Bellator MMA just grabbed another former UFC fighter. During the live broadcast of Bellator 139, the promotion announced the signing of former TUF cast member and UFC vet Josh Koscheck. Welcome to the #BellatorMMA family @joshkoscheck! Can't wait to see you in the cage!! — Bellator MMA (@BellatorMMA) June 27, 2015 Koscheck...

Jun 26, 2015 6:56 pm

REPLAY! Joe Schilling Gets KO’d With Massive Superman Punch

Joe Schilling just got knocked out with one of the best superman punches ever! Check out the clip below! Who saw that coming? “The Crippler” Update — ‘I’ve Got 2000 Students… No Desire To Compete’

Jun 26, 2015 5:08 pm

REPLAY! Bellator Fighter Tries To Defend Choke, Slams Head Into The Mat

Watch as this Bellator heavyweight from tonights Bellator 139 prelims tries to defend a rear naked choke by diving head first into the mat. Looks like it hurt him more than anything else! Check it out! “The Crippler” Update — ‘I’ve Got 2000 Students… No Desire To Compete’

Jun 26, 2015 4:44 pm

UFC’s Lorenzo Fertitta Releases Statement On Failed MMA Bill

Well, another year and MMA is still illegal in New York. There was a lot of steam and positive feelings built up and ultimately it was the same old same old. The MMA bill did not get passed. Obviously everyone pulling for it is disappointed, including UFC chairman and CEO Lorenzo Fertitta. We heard from...

Jun 26, 2015 4:42 pm

Injury Scare Changes Betting Odds For UFC 189, McGregor Now Favorite

  Bookies around the country have changed their tune since news broke that Jose Aldo suffered a bruised rib while preparing for his title defense. When the odds for UFC 189 were first revealed, it was business as usual when the champion was labeled as the favorite. While the odds were still close, McGregor was...

Jun 26, 2015 3:53 pm

UFC 190 Will Feature 7 Main Card Fights, Not 5

UFC 190, featuring a main event between bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and challenger Bethe Correia, will have seven fights on its main card which will air on PPV. That’s two more than the usual five. The last time a main card had more than five fights was UFC 144. The main reason for the addition...

Jun 26, 2015 3:28 pm

Hendo: ‘Tim Boetsch KO Proved I Can Still Compete’

  “It was very gratifying. (It was) kind of something to prove to myself as well as fans or anyone else who had doubt that I’m still able to compete with the top guys in the sport, you know? I know that Tim Boetsch wasn’t ranked as high as some other guys that I’ve fought,...

Jun 26, 2015 2:54 pm

STAREDOWNS! ‘UFC Fight Night: Machida Vs. Romero’ Edition

The weigh-ins are in the books and it’s official, UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Romero will go down tomorrow night in Hollywood, FL, on FOX Sports 1 and 2. In the main event former champ Lyoto Machida will square off against Yoel Romero in a battle that means a lot to both men. Machida wants...

Jun 26, 2015 2:30 pm

REPLAY ‘UFC Fight Night: Machida Vs. Romero’ Weigh-Ins

Lyoto Machida looks to rebound from a brutal loss to Luke Rockhold by taking out olympic medalist Yoel Romero. The fights go down tomorrow night on FOX Sports 1, but the weigh-ins took place today right here on BJPENN.COM.   “The Crippler” Update — ‘I’ve Got 2000 Students… No Desire To Compete’

Jun 26, 2015 1:17 pm

USADA Agents Visit ATT, Ban Use Of IVs

  The new UFC Anti-Doping policy is set to begin July 1. USADA, or United States Anti-Doping Agency, who will be acting as an independent tester and overseeing the program, is currently making the rounds to inform fighters and gyms of the new policy and all its rules. A source from American Top Team, in...

Jun 26, 2015 12:35 pm

Shlemenko Plans To Sue Commission Over 3-Year Suspension

“The participants of the tournament took five doping tests. There were only four in the laboratory. This calls into question the accuracy of the commission in this tournament. Secondly, I do not have the B sample – how do I justify myself? Third, there is a contract between the laboratory and WADA Athletic Commission, which...

Jun 26, 2015 11:30 am

Joanna Jedrzejczyk Will NOT Need Surgery After All

Reports came out on UFC Tonight, that stated UFC strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk would need to have surgery on her broken thumb. Turns out that isn’t the case anymore. That’s according to the champ herself, who posted a picture on Instagram and said she was surprised by the good news from her doctor. Even with...

Jun 26, 2015 10:54 am

REPLAY! Robbie Lawler vs Johny Hendricks (FULL)

‘In a rematch of a fight of the year candidate, Robbie Lawler and Johny Hendricks battle it out once again for the UFC welterweight title. Watch Lawler make his first title defense against Rory MacDonald at UFC 189.’ “The Crippler” Update — ‘I’ve Got 2000 Students… No Desire To Compete’

Jun 26, 2015 10:21 am

UFC Officials React To New York’s Failed Attempt At MMA In 2015

Once again, MMA fails in New York. The bill to get that sport legalized in the Big Apple did not get passed yesterday and needless to say, UFC officials weren’t very happy. Especially UFC president Dana White who took to Twitter to call out the ‘corrupt’ politicians. There was a lot of positive vibes floating around,...

Jun 26, 2015 9:55 am

WATCH! UFC 188 Highlights In Super Slow Motion

‘See the super slow motion breakdown and highlights from UFC 188: Velasquez vs. Werdum.’ “The Crippler” Update — ‘I’ve Got 2000 Students… No Desire To Compete’

Jun 26, 2015 9:33 am

‘Money’ Mendes Will Get Paid Even If He Doesn’t Fight At UFC 189

Team Alpha Males’ Chad ‘Money’ Mendes is sitting in a pretty good position right now. He has been tapped as the standby fighter in the event Jose Aldo can’t fight at UFC 189, and will step in and fight Conor McGregor for an interim title. If Aldo does fight as planned? Well, then Mendes gets...

Jun 26, 2015 9:11 am

Anderson Silva’s Drug Test Was Negative And Here’s Proof

Anderson Silva, former UFC middleweight champion and p4p best fighter in the world, has been sidelined due to a failed drug test that showed the use of steroids. Silva is currently awaiting a hearing with the Nevada State Athletic Commission but it looks like some interesting things are coming to light. We know that Silva...

Jun 26, 2015 8:36 am

Ex-Bellator Champ Thinks 3 Year Ban For Steroids Is Too Much

  “A lot of people out there choose to do steroids to get that extra edge in the fight. I don’t think it’s fair – it’s definitely not fair to the guys that aren’t using steroids, and it’s only fair to the sport and everyone else in it to keep it on a level playing...

Jun 26, 2015 8:01 am

Champion Rafael Dos Anjos Almost Quit MMA

  “I thought of quitting many times. When I was still fighting in Brasil, I would make 1,500 or 3,000 reais (roughly 500 and 1,000 dollars), it was complicated. She was the one who provided for the house. I was fighting for so little I thought I had to get a job. She was the...