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Feb 5, 2015 10:39 am

Herrig: ‘Lucky VanZant’s believing her own hype’

“When I heard Paige called me ‘predictable’ and a ‘stepping stone,’ at first I was like, ‘What the f–k,’ but then I kind of chuckled a bit to myself because she said after she gets through me and makes her way to Carla (Esparza) that her wrestling would be as good as Carla’s by then....

Feb 5, 2015 10:34 am

Anderson Silva: ‘I’m an advocate for a clean sport’

“I’ve been competing in this sport for a very long time. This is my 19th fight in the UFC. I have been thoroughly tested many times and have never had a positive drug test. I have not taken any performance enhancing drugs. My stance on drugs is, and will always be, the same. I’m an...

Feb 5, 2015 9:56 am

Gallery! Kimbo Slice Poses For Bellator

Bellator’s latest acquisition, Kevin “Kimbo Slice” Ferguson is readying himself for a return to Mixed Martial Arts. As part of that, there was a photo shoot. Check it: (IF Gallery doesn’t load, CLICK HERE) Post by Bellator MMA.

Feb 5, 2015 9:45 am

Sonnen: ‘It’s reasonable to assume Anderson was cheating for years’

“As soon as you test positive for something people will want to say it was over your whole career. My response is, ‘That’s fair. That’s a fair statement.’ If you get hit with something it runs you all the way back in time.” “I don’t think it helps a guy to ever come out and...


Feb 5, 2015 9:39 am

PISSED! Bisping — ‘Who’s to say he wasn’t cheating all along’

“When I read the news, I was in utter disbelief… He tested positive for not just one, but two illegal substances. My initial reaction was sadness, disappointment. I was disappointed in Anderson, but then I thought about it and was like ‘Hold on a minute, this doesn’t surprise me at all’.” “I just am so...

Feb 5, 2015 9:31 am

Fighters Who “Follow the rules” Speak Out

In the wake of Anderson Silva’s positive test, fans and fighters are left holding the bag. We’re confused and in shock, and we have every right to be. With a record number of PED testing failures, the UFC seems to be infested with fighters looking to get an edge. A few good men (and a...

Feb 5, 2015 9:21 am

Nick Diaz Hints At Retirement

Following his most recent defeat, fan-favorite UFC fighter Nick Diaz appears to be toying with retirement once more. In a cryptic post to social media, Diaz said he’s “#dunfighting”. Check it: Love my people #mma #lodi #dunfighting http://t.co/la1TTtcR9A — nick diaz (@nickdiaz209) February 5, 2015 Love my people #mma #lodi #dunfighting A photo posted by...

Feb 5, 2015 9:09 am

Will Brooks meets Dave Jansen on April 10 at Bren Events Center in Irvine

Bellator MMA Lightweight World Champion “Ill” Will Brooks (15-1) returns to action on April 10, when he faces top contender Dave “The Fugitive” Jansen (20-2) at Bren Events Center in Irvine, Calif on April 10. The two men compete in the headlining bout of the newly announced “Bellator: Brooks vs. Jansen” event, which also features...

Feb 5, 2015 9:06 am

Get to know Brandon Thatch

Brandon ‘RUKUS’ Thatch welcomes in replacement fighter Benson ‘SMOOTH’ Henderson for the Main Event at UFC Fight Night 60. Taking place in Bloomfield, Colorado; Thatch is excited to have the opportunity to be in the headlining fight in front of his hometown fans, friends, and family. Benson (21-5), fresh off of two straight losses, bumps...

Feb 5, 2015 5:00 am

WATCH! — Team Alpha Male Radio Ep #039 — 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 the...

Feb 5, 2015 4:00 am

Another Dark B-Day Wish For Ronda

Brazil’s undefeated Bethe Correia is on a mission for UFC gold. Likely just one-fight away from a UFC title shot, Bethe followed in Cris Cyborg’s footsteps and sent out the following wish to Ronda. Check it: I've heard it was Ronda's b-day this week, it was the last one she celebrated as the current champ,…...

Feb 5, 2015 4:00 am

Hitler Reacts To Silva And Diaz Failed Drug Tests

Hitler is one person you don’t want to upset. Good thing we won. In this hilarious parody, Adolf Hitler reacts to the news that Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz failed their drug test. Enjoy! Post by MMA Hitler Memes. IF THE VIDEO DOESN’T LOAD, CLICK HEREG.

Feb 5, 2015 4:00 am

Jon Jones Gets Good Seats

A video posted by Jon Bones Jones (@jonnybones) on Feb 3, 2015 at 1:37pm PST Watch Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz from Jon Jones’ seat. Pretty impressive no?

Feb 5, 2015 3:59 am

REPLAY! Shirtless UFC Fighters Beer Bong And Chest Bump

Team Alpha Male is full of several top level, elite, UFC fighters. Twice-weekly the Sacramento team gets together for Team Alpha Male Radio (aired on BJPENN.COM), and for whatever reason, last Tuesday’s episode got way out of hand. Below is a clip. Enjoy! Team Alpha Male Radio returns TONIGHT at 8:00 PM PT. Check the...

Feb 4, 2015 7:37 pm

Sonnen Offers His Advice To Anderson Silva

“If he did this, I would encourage him and anybody else, much like me, just come out and say you did it. The door is still open to come out and just tell us what happened. Say, ‘Listen, it was still in my system. I’m busted. I’m sorry.’ Lay it out, fade to black, and...

Feb 4, 2015 7:28 pm

Dana White Statement On Anderson Silva

“Anderson Silva has been one of the greatest athletes this sport has ever seen. He has had a long and distinguished career in mixed martial arts. In his nine years with the UFC, Anderson has never tested positive for a banned substance. In light of this, we want to ensure that Anderson gets his due...

Feb 4, 2015 2:43 pm

Anderson Silva Breaks His Silence — ‘I have not taken any PED’s’

“I’ve been competing in this sport for a very long time. This is my nineteenth fight in the UFC. I have been thoroughly tested many times and have never had a positive drug test. “I have not taken any performance-enhancing drugs. My stance on drugs is, and will always be, the same. I’m an advocate...

Feb 4, 2015 1:39 pm

Cesar Gracie: Nick Failing For Weed “No Shocker”

“My understanding was he passed the test, then he fought and then after he passed the test, he did not smoke. What we think happened is the exertion of the fight affected the test and that’s why he tested positive.” “It’s not a shocker. His DNA is THC, let’s face it. No one is surprised...

Feb 4, 2015 1:38 pm

REPLAY! Team Alpha Male Radio Ep #038

Team Alpha Male Radio returned Tuesday with a star-studded cast of UFC fighters weighing in on today’s important MMA Topics. They also drank beer. And chugged it. And shotgunned it. And Funneled it. It was a good time. (Strong Language and Content Warning. If you are easily offended, do not click play.) Team Alpha Male...

Feb 4, 2015 1:30 pm

Nick Diaz Doubles Allowable Limit For Pot, Faces Disciplinary Action

According to reports, Nick Diaz didn’t just fail for marijuana. He REALLY failed for marijuana. MMAFighting.com has it: Diaz then tested positive for marijuana metabolites in a post-fight drug test, as Yahoo! Sports reported Tuesday. Bennett said the amount of marijuana metabolites in Diaz’s system was 300 ng/ml — double the threshold of 150 ng/ml. Fighters...

Feb 4, 2015 1:10 pm

Point deductions for eye pokes?

“There’s a lot of people that have some really strong feelings about the shape of the gloves right now and that they’re contributing to eye pokes. I’ve had some recent conversations with Dana White and with Lorenzo Fertitta and they’re of the opinion, I think, that the fighters need to be penalized more because the...

Feb 4, 2015 1:09 pm

Why Ian McCall Lost To John Lineker?

On the latest episode of Team Alpha Male Radio, members Justin Buchholz, Lance Palmer and Cody Garbrandt talked about this past weekends UFC fights and why they think UFC flyweight Ian ‘Uncle Creepy’ McCall lost his fight against John Lineker. If you haven’t been watching the video podcast, which airs every Tuesday and Thursday, a...

Feb 4, 2015 12:48 pm

Anderson Silva’s Failed Drug Test

Though Anderson Silva maintains his innocence, the State of Nevada has released the findings from his January 9 drug test. The documents are open the public.

Feb 4, 2015 12:15 pm

So… This Happened

Fight fans have long-awaited a super-fight between Georges St-Pierre and Anderson Silva. It’s a fight, that for whatever reason, never materialized. In a close-second place to the super-fight, would be an actual sparring match between the two MMA Legends. Which, according to this new photo, actually happened. Check it: These 2 legends sparred together. Looks...

Feb 4, 2015 11:42 am

ACCEPTED! Eddie Alvarez To Gilbert Melendez — ‘Let’s do it!’

Former Bellator lightweight champion, Eddie Alvarez has agreed to a fight with top lightweight, Gilbert ‘El Nino’ Melendez. Eddie’s acceptance of the bout comes on the heels of a Gilbert Melendez callout. Check it: @GilbertMelendez You already know I accept , im not waiting until June to fight again tho, Lets pick an earlier date...

Feb 4, 2015 11:36 am

Anderson Silva: ‘Steroids make the sport bad’

  True, Anderson Silva is denying his use of Performance Enhancing drugs. Also true, the UFC’s greatest pound-for-pound fighter to ever live just tested positive for two different steroids. In a telling interview from last October, Anderson Silva discussed PED’s in MMA, with MMAjunkie.com . Check it: ‘When the guys test for the steroids, (they should...

Feb 4, 2015 11:23 am

Top UFC Females Try To Set Up Their Own Fights

The UFC’s female bantamweight division is clogged up with top talent. Fighters like Alexis Davis, and Sarah Kaufman, are all looking to get active and fight. And while these ladies wait, sitting idle, they’re taking to twitter looking to pick some fights. Check it: [email protected]: @josephdiano77 no offense but Ive been asking for the @bethecorreia...