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Mar 29, 2015 1:08 pm

Teddy Holder On Thiago Silva KO: ‘I’m Glad I Seized The Moment’

    Last night at World Series of Fighting 19 Teddy Holder was scheduled to fight Jake Heun. By the end of the night he had knocked out former UFC fighter Thiago Silva. Just hours before the fights started, Silva’s original opponent, Matt Hamill, pulled out due to illness. Holder was given the chance to...

Mar 29, 2015 12:30 pm

‘Rowdy’ Bec Rawlings Talks Upcoming Fight And Strawweight Division-EXCLUSIVE

UFC’s ‘Rowdy’ Bec Rawlings joined host Anton Skoro on the latest episode of BJPENN.COM Radio. Rawlings, a member on the TUF 20, is preparing to fight Seo Hee Ham at UFC Fight Night 65 in Australia, Rawlings’ home country. Rawlings detailed how she came to get on the card. “I heard rumors that the UFC...

Mar 29, 2015 12:30 pm

Jorge Masvidal Talks Upcoming Fight: ‘I’m Going To Put On A Show’-EXCLUSIVE

  On the latest episode of BJPENN.COM Radio, host Anton Skoro spoke with UFC fighters Jorge Masvidal and Bec Rawlings. Masvidal is set to fight Al Iaquinta at UFC Fight Night 63 on April 4. The lightweight fighter was first scheduled to fight Bobby Green, who pulled out due to injury. Benson Henderson was picked...

Mar 29, 2015 10:45 am

CM Punk Talks About ‘MMA Fantasy’ That Pro Wrestlers Have

  One of the biggest names to never step in the octagon, UFC’s Phil Brooks aka CM Punk, spoke about the desire that a lot of guys in pro wrestling have to do MMA. “I definitely think part of that is what influenced this. There’s a lot of guys in pro wrestling that just kind...

Mar 29, 2015 10:32 am

Two Years Ago Conor McGregor Thought MMA ‘Is Not For Me’

    Just two years ago now UFC star Conor McGregor considered not even competing any more. Read what he had to say while on The Fighter And The Kid Podcast. “There’s many ups and downs in the fight game. There’s many times where you have these conversations where you want to do it, you...

Mar 29, 2015 10:18 am

Invicta FC 12 Is Set, 6 Fights Announced To Finalize Card

  On Thursday, Invicta FC announced the final six fights that will take place on the promotions next event, Invicta FC 12, taking place on April 24 in Kansas City. The event will air on UFC Fight Pass. Ediane Gomes (pictured above) vs. Raquel Pa’aluhi Lacey Shuckman vs. Jenny Liou Cassie Rodish vs. Stephanie Skinner...

Mar 29, 2015 10:00 am

Bethe Correia Received Death Threats After Fight With Taxi Driver

Ronda Rousey’s next title challenger, Bethe Correia, has been receiving some threatening messages following an altercation with a taxi driver in Brazil, seen in the video above. According to Correia, her boyfriend Edelson Silva, her sister and herself called a taxi to go to dinner. They decided to go across the street instead, which means...

Mar 29, 2015 9:26 am

Randy ‘The Natural’ Couture Says A Fighters Union Needs To Happen Now

    Former UFC champion and MMA legend, Randy Couture speaks out about the need of a fighters union and says that now is probably the right time for it. “If there is a time, it is probably now for the fighters to unite and get together and form a union or a guild or...

Mar 29, 2015 9:17 am

Mark Munoz On His Final Fight: ‘I Am So Motivated For This Fight’

    The Filipino Wrecking Machine or Mark Munoz recently spoke about his upcoming retirement and the final fight of his career, which will take place in his parents home country. Munoz will fight Luke Barnatt on May 16 in Manila on the UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. Faber card. Munoz talks about his retirement...

Mar 29, 2015 9:04 am

Gilbert Burns Vs. Norman Parke Set For UFC Fight Night 67

    Another fight has been announced for the upcoming UFC Fight Night 67, which will take place in Goiania, Brazil on May 30. Fresh off of a victory on March 21, Gilbert Burns will return to the cage to fight TUF winner Norman Parke. The fight was first reported by PVT and confirmed by...

Mar 29, 2015 8:41 am

Rose Namajunas On Future: ‘Let’s Take It In Baby Steps’

TUF 20 finalist Rose Namajunas talks about the pressure she faced going into her title fight with Carla Esparza. “It’s not an excuse. At the same time, it kinda is because I’m mentioning it. It’s to make people understand what’s really going on. It’s not just the punching and kicking. It’s not just who is...

Mar 29, 2015 8:28 am

TUF 20 Members Randa Markos And Aisling Daly Targeted For UFC 186

TUF 20 cast members Randa Markos and Aisling Daly may take place at UFC 186, in Montreal on April 25. The fight has yet to be announced by the UFC but according to sources it’s almost a done deal. Daly was set to fight Claudia Gadelha in April but Gadelha pulled out due to injury....

Mar 29, 2015 8:09 am

Anthony Pettis Is ‘Down’ To Fight Nate Diaz

The former UFC lightweight champion still has to recover from his fractured orbital bone suffered against Rafael dos Anjos, but Anthony Pettis already knows of a fight he would love to take. “I haven’t thought about who I want to fight next. I can’t even say when I can fight next. But I would love...

Mar 29, 2015 7:29 am

Dustin Poirier Is Walking Away From The Featherweight Division

      Dustin Poirier spoke with MMAJunkie Radio about his decision to leave the featherweight division and go up to lightweight. “It’s definitely a special feeling every time. It’s definitely special. I’m still so young in this sport. This is actually my 30th fight. I still feel young. I never really hated this sport....

Mar 29, 2015 7:12 am

UFC Fight Night 64 Loses Gasan Umalatov, Mickael Lebout Will Make Debut

The injury bug has struck again. This time it attacked UFC Fight Night 64, which takes place April 11 at Krakow Arena in Krakow, Poland. Gasan Umalatov has pulled out of his bout against Sergio Moraes and will be replaced with UFC newcomer Mickael Lebout. Lebout is coming into the UFC with a 6-fight win...

Mar 29, 2015 6:50 am

UFC Fight Night 67 Adds Two More Bouts

  The UFC’s next trip to Brazil will take place on May 30 at Goiania Arena in Goiania, Brazil at UFC Fight Night 67. According to Combate, who reported the new fights first, Jussier Formiga will fight Wilson Reis in the flyweight division and T.J. Waldburger will face Wendell Oliveira in the UFC’s welterweight division....

Mar 29, 2015 6:36 am

Two Fights Added To UFC’s Mexico City Card

UFC officials have announced two more fights for UFC 188, taking place in Mexico City on June 13. Coming off of that ridiculous “submission loss” to Leandro Silva, in which he wasn’t actually submitted, lightweight Drew Dober looks to get back on track against TUF 8 winner Efrain Escudero. Dober’s submission loss was recently changed...

Mar 28, 2015 8:31 pm

WSOF 19 Results: Silva Loses to BIG Underdog, Gaethje Retains Title

Holder Upset Silva and Advances to Finals of Tournament… Teddy Holder def. Thiago Silva by way of TKO (Strikes) 2:00 of Round 1 Holder pulled off the upset of all upsets tonight by knocking Silva out in the first round. The fight was made so late there were no official odds, but I can guarantee...

Mar 28, 2015 1:44 pm

REPLAY! BJPENN.COM Radio — Jorge Masvidal, “Rowdy” Bec Rawlings

Check Out Sports Podcasts at Blog Talk Radio with BJPenncom Radio on BlogTalkRadio Last night on BJPENN.COM RADIO, UFC fighters Jorge Masvidal and Bec Rawlings joined the crew. Hit play and enjoy! WATCH PHUKET DREAMING SEASON 2, EPISODE 1 — “THAI STYLE” SPONSORED BY BJPENN.COM. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Mar 28, 2015 1:23 pm

Coach Pederneiras: MMA without PEDs won’t be as spectacular

Andre Pederneiras is one of the greatest coaches in the sport of mixed martial arts. The founder of Nova Uniao has instructed some of the sports biggest stars including Jose Aldo, Renan Barao, Junior dos Santos, Pedro Rizzo and of course BJ Penn. Pederneiras recently spoke to Portal do Vale Tudo (as translated by Lucas...

Mar 28, 2015 1:21 pm

Anderson Silva: ‘Cocky’ fighters like Conor McGregor ‘can’t cross the line’

UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo has been travelling around the world in order to promote his July title fight with “The Notorious” Conor McGregor. The Brazilian standout and brash Irishman have been at each other’s throats for most of the World Tour and will finally get to settle their beef at the UFC 189 pay-per-view...

Mar 28, 2015 1:10 pm

Benson Henderson Calls Out Anthony Pettis And Tyron Woodley

Former UFC lightweight Champion Benson “Smooth” Henderson is looking for a fight, and the former champ isn’t looking for an easy one either. Check it: .@TWooodley hey doggie, you got a dance partner yet??? If you promise not to #HulkSmash me I'll be your huckleberry, … — Benson Henderson (@BensonHenderson) March 28, 2015 .@Showtimepettis u...

Mar 28, 2015 1:02 pm

McGregor Gets Physical, ‘slapped Aldo’s back , Aldo went crazy’

The UFC’s world tour has been filled with entertaining banter, and back-and-forth insults between Conor McGregor and Jose Aldo, but according to UFC president Dana White, things got physical in Toronto. WATCH PHUKET DREAMING SEASON 2, EPISODE 1 — “THAI STYLE” SPONSORED BY BJPENN.COM. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Mar 28, 2015 12:55 pm

WATCH! Conor McGregor Dominates UFC President Dana White

UFC star Conor McGregor got the chance to fight his boss, and he took full advantage of the opportunity. Enjoy! WATCH PHUKET DREAMING SEASON 2, EPISODE 1 — “THAI STYLE” SPONSORED BY BJPENN.COM. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Mar 28, 2015 12:37 pm

OUCH! Machida Takes Repeated Body Kicks From Two Training Partners

Former UFC light-heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida can take some punishment. Check it: A video posted by @jorgeguimaraes on Mar 27, 2015 at 11:52am PDT WATCH PHUKET DREAMING SEASON 2, EPISODE 1 — “THAI STYLE” SPONSORED BY BJPENN.COM. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Mar 28, 2015 12:17 pm

REPLAY! Warren Screams, Ref Stops Bellator 135 Title Fight

In last night’s Bellator 135 main event Joe Warren lost his world title to Marcos Galvao. Here’s the fight ending submission. WATCH PHUKET DREAMING SEASON 2, EPISODE 1 — “THAI STYLE” SPONSORED BY BJPENN.COM. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Mar 28, 2015 3:11 am

Joe Rogan Holds Bloody Moose Leg

UFC commentator Joe Rogan makes his debut as a cover model, and he’s holding a Moose leg. CAPTION: “I’m a cover model. Sporting the sweet @meateatertv @firstlitehunting shirt with a moose leg from an animal I shot in BC with” A photo posted by Joe Rogan (@joerogan) on Mar 23, 2015 at 2:49pm PDT...