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Feb 10, 2015 1:26 pm

BJ Penn Reacts To Jon Fitch’s Failed Drug Test

Two-division, five-time UFC Champion BJ “The Prodigy” Penn recently took to twitter to take a jab at an old foe, Jon Fitch. Following news that Fitch, who last saw action in a WSOF title fight, failed his drug test for elevated levels of testosterone, Penn said the following. Beer and hotdogs, coward. @jonfitchdotnet — BJ...

Feb 10, 2015 1:25 pm

Ronda Rousey Explains ‘Extra Curves’ In SI Swimsuit Shoot

UFC bantamweight champion “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey showed off her diversity yet again, by landing a spread in the coveted Sports Illustrated Swimsuit edition. If you didn’t see the spread, we have it HERE. During a recent interview with For The Win, the champ revealed a secret about the shoot: “I purposely tried to get a...

Feb 10, 2015 1:20 pm

GSP Has “The Itch” To Return To Action, But…

“I never said never, but now is not that time for me. I’m not interested right now. The way that things go, I’m not interested right now. I’m busy with other stuff too.” “I’m not going to lie, I’m busy with everything and I work on other projects. But for sure I watch the fights...

Feb 10, 2015 1:09 pm

TJ Dillashaw Talks, And You Should Listen

Reigning and defending UFC Bantamweight Champion TJ Dillashaw was featured on the most recent edition of “Team Alpha Male Radio” and proved to be just as entertaining behind the microphone as he is on the canvas. Even though fans and media alike have been praising Dillashaw for his striking inside the octagon, TJ reminded us...


Feb 10, 2015 1:03 pm

The Diaz Fortune Revealed

Popular UFC fighter Nick Diaz earned a whopping $500,000.00 in disclosed pay for his UFC 183 main event against Anderson Silva. According to rumors on the street, his actual payday was north of $1 Million. So what is Nick’s fortune? #fortunecookie A photo posted by nickdiaz209 (@nickdiaz209) on Feb 8, 2015 at 8:15pm PST

Feb 10, 2015 12:57 pm

Miller Lite Named Bellator Title Sponsor

Miller Lite has been named the official title sponsor for Bellator MMA events in 2015, marking the first-ever title sponsorship for the emerging MMA brand. The partnership will debut with Bellator 134: The British Invasion on Friday, February 27 from the Mohegan Sun Arena, in Uncasville, CT. “We are thrilled to partner with Miller Lite...

Feb 10, 2015 12:29 pm

Paige VanZant Signs With Reebok

Popular UFC strawweight Paige VanZant is one of the fortunate few who have been picked up by UFC apparel company, Reebok, for sponsorship. No official announcement from the company has been made, but VanZant announced the deal through her instagram. Check it: So honored to be a Reebok athlete!!! My new kicks got me groovin!!!!!!...

Feb 10, 2015 11:50 am

Khabib To Cerrone: ‘Stop lying and sign the contract’

Top UFC lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov has called out everyone in the UFC’s lightweight division. From the champ, and down the list, the Russian born AKA fighter just wants to fight. Expecting to fight Donald Cerrone in a number one contender eliminator, (just rumored) Khabib took to twitter when talks of fights came up. Check it:...

Feb 10, 2015 11:46 am

Kaufman Puts Tate on Blast

“I get that Ronda (Rousey) is the goal and Ronda is my goal, but we can’t get there without fights. For these girls to try and take safe fights and ensure they don’t have a high chance of losing and they get these records where they have 10 wins in the UFC but they are...

Feb 10, 2015 11:41 am

Shamrock: ‘The UFC organically monopolized the industry’

“Well I think it’s a long time coming. They have organically monopolized the industry. And they may say that it’s a course of business that they grew this way. I certainly think and know that their intentions were malicious, that their direction was defined, but it’s a course of business. They’ve grown big enough to...

Feb 10, 2015 11:31 am

GSP Trainer Predicts Death if The UFC Doesn’t Change

“It’s unbelievable that they let them fight. Me personally, I would like the sport to be cleaned up. Because one day, a guy is going to die in the Octagon and we’re going to find out that the guy who killed him tested positive after the fact.” GSP head trainer, Firas Zahabi reacts to the...

Feb 10, 2015 11:04 am

Johnson vs. Horiguchi, Not MacDonald vs. Lombard Set For UFC 186

  The UFC announced an updated fight card and released ticket prices for UFC 186: DILLASHAW vs. BARAO II at the Bell Centre on Saturday, April 25. The organization will be returning to Montreal with two championship title fights including the highly anticipated re-match between the world’s No.9-ranked pound-for-pound mixed martial artist, UFC bantamweight champion...

Feb 10, 2015 10:50 am

Cormier Confident Against Jones If Given Rematch

“Jon won that fight. But after the fight, I have no doubt in my mind that I can beat that man. Nothing has changed. If we fought again, I feel like I will be even more confident that I can get the job done. He did not beat me. He won the fight.” “He did...

Feb 10, 2015 10:31 am

Velasquez, Cormier Back In Training

Two of American Kickboxing Academy’s staples, Cain Velasquez and Daniel Cormier have returned to training. Cormier, no doubt, was taking some much-needed time off following his decision loss to Jon Jones, and Velasquez was out with injury. Check it: The boys are back #TeamAKA @cainmma @dc_mma http://t.co/4bHwDGjiz5 — Luke Rockhold (@LukeRockhold) February 9, 2015 The...

Feb 10, 2015 10:22 am

Rousey: “Enough with the swimsuit pics”

Ronda Rousey’s latest takeover of the “Mainstream” was released this week in the form of a Sports illustrated swimsuit spread. And the champ, though grateful for the opportunity, isn’t really down to talk bathing suits. Her words: Okay enough of the swimsuit pics for now… Those were taken months ago – this is what I’m...

Feb 10, 2015 9:55 am

“Rowdy” Bec Rawlings Shows Off Graphic Leg Injury

Popular UFC strawweight, “Rowdy” Bec Rawlings was recently on the wrong end of a bad box jump. The result is stomach turning. View at your own risk: I have a vagina in my shin… no biggie pic.twitter.com/6xHg7tt3Zy — 'Rowdy' Bec Rawlings (@RowdyBec) February 9, 2015 Just need some stitches thankfully A video posted by "Rowdy"...

Feb 10, 2015 9:45 am

WATCH! Robo-Woodley Can Walk On Broken Foot

Following his one-sided beatdown of TUF winner Kelvin Gastelum, Tyron Woodley revealed that he broke his foot in the bout. Now on the mend, Woodley shows off some of his new medical tech that’s getting him around. Pretty cool stuff: Going #RoboWoodley so I can still train and work on my weaknesses @ufc #ufc A...

Feb 10, 2015 9:33 am

For $2 Mill These UFC Fighters Would Scrap Anyone

Everyone has a price, and for Demetrious Johnson, Derek Brunson and Clint Hester, that price is an even, two-million dollars. Twitter explains: I'd fight Jones, Lesnar & Cain at the same time 4 [email protected]_raimondi:Demetrious Johnson down 4 superfight w/ T.J. Dillashaw for $2 million — Derek Brunson (@DerekBrunson) February 9, 2015 @DerekBrunson @marc_raimondi I'd fight...

Feb 10, 2015 9:23 am

REPLAY! Fight Finishes From RFA 23

RFA 23 is in the books and what a night it was. Here are the highlights featuring Terrion Ware, Gabriel Checco, Raoni Barcelos, and Jocelyn Jones-Lybarger.

Feb 10, 2015 4:37 am

WATCH! — Team Alpha Male Radio Ep #040 — Live At 8PM PT

  Heads up Fight Fans! Team Alpha Male Radio is back tonight with another ‘can’t miss’ episode featuring the MMA World’s Team of The Year, Team Alpha Male. This is MMA’s best Video Podcast, and we like it so much we’re featuring it twice-weekly on BJPENN.COM. It’s like a reality/TV show, but live, and featuring...

Feb 10, 2015 4:00 am

Carlos Condit And His ‘Elbow Flow’

Elbow flow with @sixgungibson A video posted by Carlos Condit (@carlos_condit) on Feb 9, 2015 at 6:22pm PST Former UFC interim welterweight champion Carlos Condit is back in the gym looking scary. Enjoy!

Feb 9, 2015 9:12 pm

A Talent Rich Day At RVCA’s BJPENN.COM Gym

At RVCA HQ lies the BJPENN.COM invite only training facility, and it breeds talent. Seen in the image with coach Jason Parillo, we can see (from the left) Xtreme Couture head grappling coach Neil Melanson, Bellator MMA fighter Michael Chandler, former fighter Erin Toughill, Invicta FC champion Cris Cyborg, boxer Jeff Crawford, UFC middleweight Michael...