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Feb 26, 2015 4:40 pm

Nick Diaz Blasts GSP on Instagram, Says He’s A PED User Who…

Nick Diaz took to instagram following a post from his friend and teammate, Gilbert Melendez. The post itself, is just a photo of GSP and Gilbert Melendez hanging out like bros. But Diaz saw something different, and he used the opportunity, to not only call GSP a steroid using cheater, but also confess that he...

Feb 26, 2015 4:23 pm

“Thug Rose” Is Back

UFC fan favorite strawweight Rose Namajunas has a date, and an opponent, for her return to the Octagon. Rose will face Nina Ansaroff as part of May’s UFC 187 event. UFC officials announced the bout on FOX Sports 1. UFC 187 could come in as the most stacked event of 2015. The Las Vegas Pay-Per-View...

Feb 26, 2015 3:33 pm

Joseph Benavidez Talks MMA Judging And Crowd Noise Impact

It’s another tidbit from your favorite MMA podcast, Stud Show Radio. This time around we have UFC flyweight Joseph Benavidez talking about MMA judging and the effect a crowd might have on a fight. A listener called into the show and discussed an idea he had for a new judging system. Basically he said the...

Feb 26, 2015 2:23 pm

Bellator Books ‘Kimbo vs. Shamrock’, Bout Official For June In St. Louis

On October 4, 2008, a freak accident robbed the MMA world of one of the most anticipated fights in the history of the sport. On June 20, Bellator MMA will right that wrong. Street fighting legend and YouTube sensation Kimbo Slice and “The World’s Most Dangerous Man,” Ken Shamrock, have agreed to renew their rivalry...

Feb 26, 2015 2:10 pm

Lesnar Not Sold On WWE’s New Contract, Walks Off Mid Event

Good news for fight fans… Well, potentially at least. Brock Lesnar and the WWE appear to be butting heads over the terms of Lesnar’s new contract. Dave Meltzer explains, via Sources close to the situation have said Lesnar and WWE CEO Vince McMahon reached an impasse regarding terms of a new contract, and neither...

Feb 26, 2015 1:46 pm

Rousey Blasts Cyborg: ‘Stop taking steroids’

“She can make 135 (pounds). She definitely can. The thing is, someone that cheats and makes things easier for themselves is always going to try and make things easier for themselves. That girl needs to learn that you’re not always going to get advantages put in your favor. You need to learn a lesson that...

Feb 26, 2015 1:10 pm

WATCH! ‘Invicta FC 11: Cyborg vs. Tweet’ Weigh-Ins — Live At 7 PM ET

Cris Cyborg returns to MMA tomorrow night in Los Angeles, and as such, the Invicta FC 11 weigh-ins go down today. Fight fans who can’t make today’s event live are encouraged to use BJPENN.COM’s live stream above, to catch the action. It all starts at 7:00 p.m. ET. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Feb 26, 2015 12:12 pm

Throwback! Mike Tyson In His Prime, Destroying These Mits — WOW!

We often feature videos of UFC fighters hitting mits, or pads. It’s a popular feature amongst our readers on BJPENN.COM. But now there’s a new standard, and I’ve adorned it with our infamous #WOW moniker for this week’s #Throwback Thursday Post. When the WOW comes out you know it’s good! Here’s Iron Mike: Share Tweet...

Feb 26, 2015 11:33 am

Celeste’s Last Word: ‘Rousey, please have some class’

It’s been a trying week for UFC starlet Arianny Celeste. The UFC’s bantamweight champion has made several points this week, all of which are centered around Celeste’s business model. Rightfully upset, Arianny took to twitter one more time, with a final response. Check it: Last I checked, I'm not a fighter and never will be....

Feb 26, 2015 11:32 am

CASE CLOSED! Iowa Clears Neer In Gym Beatdown Case

UFC veteran fan-favorite Josh Neer recently beat the “you-know-what” out of an internet antagonizer, who sometimes trains to fight. It didn’t go well for the E-thug. (Replay HERE). Following the incident, the Iowa State Athletic Commission opened an investigation into the matter, which they have now closed. TMZ has it: “We’ve determined that we don’t...

Feb 26, 2015 10:37 am

Female Fighting Pioneer, Gina Carano Shares Her Thoughts On The State of WMMA

This weekend’s UFC 184 event is one of historical significance. For the first time in UFC history a pay-per-view event features four females in the main and co-main events. That’s right folks… It’s a girl card. Long before the days of Ronda Rousey, the original female face of the sport, Gina Carano was paving the...

Feb 26, 2015 10:14 am

Frank Mir: ‘I would crush Brock Lesnar Now’

“I think I would crush [Lesnar] standing up now. I think that on the ground and stuff, I’ve worked with [2X FILA World Champion] Ricky Lundell and stuff a lot and learned how to nullify the wrestling. I wrestled three rounds with Daniel Cormier who’s an Olympic level wrestler and he had a difficult time...

Feb 26, 2015 9:42 am

Bully? Rousey Fires Back At Celeste

“What did I say that was a bully?” Rousey said. “That the fighters should get paid more than the ring girls? How does that make me a bully? That makes me f*cking right. I’m sorry, but she wouldn’t have a job if it wasn’t for the fighters. She wouldn’t. You think her walking in circles...

Feb 26, 2015 4:44 am

WATCH! — “Stud Show Radio” Ep #045 — Live At 8PM PT

Heads up Fight Fans! “Stud Show Radio” (Formerly Team Alpha Male Radio) is back tonight with another ‘can’t miss’ episode featuring the MMA World’s Fight Team of The Year. Strap in, buckle up, do whatever you have to do, just don’t miss “Stud Show Radio,” Episode #045. It all kicks off tonight at 8:00 PM...

Feb 26, 2015 4:00 am

UFC 184 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 3

On episode #3 of UFC 184 Embedded, women’s bantamweights wrestle with both destiny and population density. Days before her Octagon debut, Albuquerque’s Holly Holm ventures from her hometown to Tinseltown. Already in LA, divisional champion Ronda Rousey and title challenger Cat Zingano put on their game faces for photo shoots and promo interviews building up...

Feb 26, 2015 3:00 am

AKA Thailand’s Build, From The Ground Up

Check out what it takes to build a world-class MMA training facility. It’s AKA Thailand. They explain: Welcome to AKA Thailand! We started construction only 19 months ago and this is where we are today. It’s been an incredible start and we would like to thank each and every one of you who have been...

Feb 26, 2015 3:00 am

Connor McGregor’s Ride Through Venice

Venice Beach California is an iconic location filled with so much cultural and social diversity that even Conor McGregor is impressed. Check it: Post by Conor McGregor. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Feb 26, 2015 3:00 am

UFC Rankings Report: Ronda Rousey Set To Defend Title Again

The Rankings Report is a weekly series that gives you, the fans, an in-depth look into the official UFC rankings. This week Matt Parrino and Forrest Griffin talk Frank Mir’s jump in the rankings and UFC 184 including Ronda Rousey and Cat Zingano. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Feb 25, 2015 3:31 pm

Fedor Breaks His Silence! White To Blame For Failed UFC Negotiations

Fedor Emelianenko is widely considered to be one of the greatest fighters of all time, and one of the few men the UFC was never able to sign. There has been much talk and speculation since ‘The Last Emperor’s’ retirement as to why he and the UFC were never able to reach an agreement, however,...

Feb 25, 2015 3:11 pm

Palhares: ‘Fitch the cheater got what he deserved’

Following Jon Fitch’s WSOF title bout against Rousimar Palhares, it was revealed that Fitch failed his post-fight drug test, for an undisclosed substance. The failed drug test was one that Palhares found quite interesting, given that Fitch called Palhares a dirty fighter prior to the fight. Palters spoke to MMAFighting about the irony of the...

Feb 25, 2015 3:02 pm

California Says Weight Cutting At Forefront of MMA’s Problems

There has recently been much talk regarding the dangers of weight cutting. With fighters cutting absurd amounts of weight to fight at lower weight classes, the dangers of weight cutting are being discussed more and more. At UFC 183 alone, John Lineker missed weight by 4 pounds, marking the fourth time he’s missed weight in...