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Feb 22, 2015 9:08 pm

Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva: Brazil Fans Are Fickle

Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva was on the receiving end of a brutal knockout loss against Frank Mir this past Sunday night. After the bout, social media and fans throughout Brazil were questioning Silva’s ability to take a punch and whether or not he should hang up his gloves. Silva addressed the issue during the “UFC Fight...

Feb 22, 2015 9:07 pm

Frank Mir: Rubber Match with Brock Lesnar is Always on Mind

Frank Mir made a return to the octagon tonight in winning fashion when he blasted through Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva. After the bout, it was rumored that Mir expressed interest in a rubber match with Brock Lesnar. During the post fight press conference, Mir confirmed that he wants another fight with “The Beast Incarnate” Brock Lesnar....

Feb 22, 2015 9:00 pm

UFC Fight Night 61 Bonus Report: 4 Fighters Take Home Extra $50K

After a night of spectacular fights, several people begged UFC President Dana White for bonuses. Four individuals were awarded performance bonuses, find out who they are! Performance of the Night: Matt Dwyer Matt Dwyer def. William Macario by way of TKO (Punches) 3:14 of Round 1 Matt Dwyer sent William Macario crashing to the canvas...

Feb 22, 2015 8:03 pm

UFC FN 61 Results: Mir KOs Bigfoot in Less than 2 Minutes

Former UFC Heavyweight Champion Frank Mir just snapped a four fight losing streak after brutally knocking Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva out. Mir is the eighth underdog in a row to win tonight at “UFC Fight Night 61”. It was a bit of a feeling out process, but you could probably watch the final interaction faster than...


Feb 22, 2015 7:39 pm

UFC FN 61 Results: Johnson Upsets Barboza, Picks Up Decision Win

Michael Johnson’s ability to pull off this performance after such a long layoff goes to show that bookies may not know everything. Johnson is the seventh underdog in a row to rock the boat and dethrone the favorite with relative ease. Johnson fought intelligently and kept a short distance between him and Edson Barboza. Barboza...

Feb 22, 2015 7:00 pm

UFC FN 61 Results: Alvey Brutally KOs Ferreira with Big Combo!

Cezar Ferreira looked like he was on his way to a dominant win before Sam Alvey landed two big shots that ended it all! Alvey waited for his opening and got it in spectacular fashion! Ferreira landed a huge back elbow, but Alvey answered with a right hook and followed up with a left hook...

Feb 22, 2015 6:39 pm

UFC FN 61 Results: Martins Stuns Khabilov, Earns Decision Win

Underdogs upsetting the favorites seems to be a reoccurring theme tonight at UFC Fight Night 61. The crowd may have showered Andriano Martins with a chorus of boos after his hand was raised in victory, but he got the job done! It may not have been the most exciting performance, but it was fantastic to...

Feb 22, 2015 6:06 pm

UFC FN 61 Results: Saenz Upsets Alcantara with Decision Win

Iuri Alcantara walked into the octagon as the heaviest favorite of the night, but Frankie Saenz was on a mission to prove the bookies wrong! Saenz performance may not have been the most exciting to watch, however it got the job done and he left UFC Fight Night 61 with the biggest victory of his...

Feb 22, 2015 5:33 pm

UFC FN 61 Results: Ponzinibbio Earns Big Win Over Strickland

The streak of exciting fights continued when Sean Strickland and Santiago Ponzinibbio battled for a grueling fifteen minutes. Despite being more active, Strickland ate more power shots which led to his demise and a victory for Brazil’s Ponzinibbio. Strickland proved to have a phenomenal chin with the shots he absorbed tonight, but that is not...

Feb 22, 2015 4:36 pm

UFC FN 61 Results: Reneau Traps Andrade in Triangle Choke

Marion Reneau came to Brazil and submitted one of their top female fighters in Jessica Andrade! Reneau was caught by a punch that put her on her back at the start of the fight, but she was far from out cold. Andrade jumped right on top of her but did not notice she was about...

Feb 22, 2015 4:10 pm

UFC FN 61 Results: Dwyer KOs Macario with a Superman Punch!

Even though he was fighting on enemy turf, the crowd rallied behind Matt Dwyer after he knocked his opponent out with a beautiful Superman Punch! As Macario was looking to land a left hook, Dwyer cut him off with a superman punch that ended it all! The punch landed directly on Macario’s temple and he...

Feb 22, 2015 3:50 pm

UFC FN 61 Results: Torre KOs Trator in First Round

Mike de la Torre gives us our first stoppage of the night! Mike de la Torre lit Tiago Trator up with combinations, but ended the fight with a beautiful left hook. Torre caught Trator off guard with a left hand that sent him crashing to the canvas. Trator was out on his back, but he...

Feb 22, 2015 3:28 pm

UFC FN 61 Results: Andrade Picks Up Win Over Gibson

Douglas Silva de Andrade and Cody Gibson opened up the Fox Sports 1 portion of the preliminary fight with their three round war. Both Andrade and Gibson threw caution to the wind and threw bombs from the get-go. A lot of missed strikes led to signs of early fatigue from both fighters, but that didn’t...

Feb 22, 2015 2:59 pm

UFC FN 61 Results: Jorge Earns Decision Win Over Shockley

Ivan Jorge and Josh Shockey jerked the curtain in front of a packed audience in Porto Alegre, Brazil on UFC Fight Pass! The fight looked like it was going to end in the opening round after Jorge took the fight to the canvas. Shockley found himself trapped in a tight head-arm triangle with nowhere to...

Feb 22, 2015 11:51 am

“UFC Fight Night: Mir vs. Bigfoot” Recap and Results

“UFC Fight Night: Mir vs. Silva” takes place live at the Ginasio Gigantinho in Porto Alegre, Brazil tonight! Join us here at BJPENN.COM for up to the minute results! Main card (FOX Sports 1 at 8 PM ET) Frank Mir def. Antonio Silva by way of KO (Strikes) 1:40 of Round 1 Michael Johnson def....

Feb 22, 2015 9:05 am

Vicious KO’s From Lion Fight 20

Lion Fight 20 went down on Friday night, and above you can see some of the incredible highlights from the event. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Feb 22, 2015 9:04 am

Rousey On SI Swimsuit Photos: I Didn’t Show My “Cash And Prizes”

Earlier this month, UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey was featured in the iconic Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue (See the NSFW picture gallery HERE) Rousey posed for many photos, with some being slightly more racy than others in the eyes of some fans and critics, however Rousey doesn’t see it that way. The champ spoke...

Feb 22, 2015 8:03 am

Bigfoot Plans To Dedicate Win Over Mir To Big Nog

As Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva gears up to fight Frank Mir tonight in Porto Alegre, Brazil, he hopes to dedicate a win to Big Nog. Bigfoot hasn’t fought since September of 2014, when he was KO’d by Andrei Arlovski. Mir on the other hand hasn’t fought since February 1st of 2014, when he lost a unanimous...

Feb 22, 2015 7:50 am

REPLAY! Urijah Faber Fights Radio Host In Boxing Match

Radio Host Jason Ellis held his annual ‘Ellismania’ recently, and UFC bantamweight Urijah Faber was in attendance. Which led to Faber, and Ellis boxing before Ellis went on to face his other opponents. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Feb 22, 2015 7:36 am

TJ Waldburger Withdraws From Tonight’s Bout After Passing Out

Yesterday TJ Waldburger was forced to withdraw from his “UFC Fight Night: Bigfoot vs. Mir” preliminary card bout against Wendell Oliveira, after passing out. He explained on his SQOR Account: “Hey guys just wanted to let u know I’m feeling better & just taking it slow. It was a freak dill, I felt fine &...

Feb 22, 2015 7:23 am

CSAC Issues Memo Regarding “The Dangers Of Cutting Weight”

The California State Athletic Commission has released a memo regarding weight cutting, specifically the dangers of it, and how it can be detrimental to a fighters health. This comes on the heels of UFC 183, where Kelvin Gastelum weighed in 9 pounds overweight, and John Lineker weighed in 4 pounds overweight, marking the 4th time...

Feb 22, 2015 7:10 am

French Judo Federation Bans Coaches From Teaching MMA

In a shocking move, the French Judo Federation has banned any Judo coach, or competitor, from teaching MMA, which is currently illegal in France. The French Judo Federation President, Jean-Luc Rouge, spoke to L’Equipe Rouge in French, which has been translated by BloodyElbow. “Anyone (in judo) caught teaching MMA (Mixed martial arts), will be removed...

Feb 22, 2015 6:45 am

Rashad Evans Considering Drop To Middleweight, If Rumble Defeats Jones

With Rashad Evans close friend, and teammate, Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson challenging Jon Jones for the UFC light heavyweight strap at UFC 187, Evans knows his future at light heavyweight won’t include fighting for the title if ‘Rumble’ defeats Jones. He spoke at the UFC Fight Night 61 Q&A: “When Anthony wins, I’m not going to...

Feb 22, 2015 6:40 am

Fans Invited To UFC 184 Fight Week Events

On Saturday, the UFC will hit the Staples Center in Los Angeles for UFC 184, which will be headlined by Ronda Rousey, and Cat Zingano as Zingano looks to dethrone Rousey. Ahead of the event, the UFC has invited fans to the fight-week events in Los Angeles. Below is the information you need to know...

Feb 22, 2015 6:39 am

Throwback! Alistair Overeem Arm Wrestling Bob Sapp

Who says we can’t throw it back on a Sunday? In this video, check out Alistair Overeem arm wrestling Bob Sapp in Japan. Both men used to compete in Pride FC, and while they are both arguably two of the hardest hitting heavyweights, they never fought one another in the Pride ring. Share Tweet Email...