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May 20, 2015 2:56 pm

‘No Way Vitor Beats Weidman Without the Magic Sauce’

Vitor Belfort will be stepping into the octagon without testosterone replacement therapy against Chris Weidman this weekend at “UFC 187”. Belfort was originally supposed to fight Weidman earlier last year, but Belfort was forced to pull out when the Nevada State Athletic Commission banned TRT. Belfort racked up some of the most impressive wins of...

May 20, 2015 2:00 pm

Cerrone Got Punched in the Face at Whole Foods

Donald Cerrone is known for taking a fight on short notice anytime, anyplace. Cerrone has racked up an incredible seven wins in a row with this attitude and a victory at “UFC 187” could earn him a shot at Rafael dos Anjos’ lightweight championship. He almost went 8-0 after getting into an altercation at Whole...

May 20, 2015 1:05 pm

Velasquez: ‘I Feel Like I’m The Underdog In Every Fight’

The UFC heavyweight champion, Cain Velasquez, is preparing for his fight with interim champ Fabricio Werdum. Velasquez recently talked with BJPENN.COM’s Layzie The Savage about preparing for the fight and his mindset going into all of his bouts. The champ said he has been getting ready for Werdum by training a lot more jiu-jitsu because...

May 20, 2015 12:59 pm

Werdum Taking Unique Approach to Training Chin for Velasquez

Mexico City hosts the title unification between heavyweight champions Fabricio Werdum and Cain Velasquez. Cain Velasquez won the UFC Heavyweight Championship from Junior dos Santos at UFC 155 and had only defended it twice since then. Velasquez has suffered a couple injuries that forced him out of action including a bout with Fabricio Werdum at...


May 20, 2015 12:15 pm

White Mistakingly Answers Mousasi’s ‘UFC Japan’ Challenge

UFC middleweight Gegard Mousasi is coming off of a victory over Costas Philippou this past weekend at “UFC Fight Night 66” and he is looking to get back into the octagon as soon as possible. With the recent announcement that UFC will be making their return to Japan in September, Mousasi jumped at the opportunity...

May 20, 2015 12:08 pm

Makdessi — ‘People Who Are Doubting Me Against Cerrone Are Uneducated’

Donald Cerrone has been training for months to fight Khabib Nurmagomedov in what could possibly have been a title eliminator fight at “UFC 187”. Nurmagomedov suffered a leg injury while training that forced him out of the bout, and John Makdessi stepped up to take the fight on short notice just days after having his...

May 20, 2015 12:04 pm

“Showtime” Rocking Full Arm Cast on Road to Recovery

Anthony Pettis may have the worst luck with injuries in the history of the lightweight division. It says something about “Showtime’s” determination and grit when he keeps on making successful returns to the octagon. After a successful surgery on his injured arm, it looks like he is en route to another return soon. Pettis was...

May 20, 2015 12:03 pm

‘It’s Obvious Anderson Silva Will Never Beat Me’

Chris Weidman and Anderson Silva’s careers will forever be linked together. Regardless of whatever happens in the future, Weidman will always be known for being the man that dethroned the king. Anderson Silva suffered his first loss in years at the hands of Chris Weidman at UFC 162. Some fans considered the victory a fluke...

May 20, 2015 12:02 pm

Donald Cerrone Will Be Losing $60K Because of Reebok Deal

Dana White and other UFC officials may have had good intentions with inking the deal with Reebok, but veterans of the game are going to be losing fistfuls of cash because of lost sponsorships in the octagon. While some fighters are fans of the deal because of the guaranteed money, Donald Cerrone stated that he...

May 20, 2015 12:01 pm

Cormier and Bader Go At It on Twitter

Daniel Cormier recently went off on Ryan Bader for trying to jump in line for a shot at the vacant UFC Light Heavyweight Championship after Jon Jones was forced to vacate it. Bader took the criticism to heart and claimed that Daniel Cormier hasn’t beaten anybody in the top ten. Things started getting pretty serious...

May 20, 2015 12:00 pm

UFC Hired 8 People to Replace Burt Watson

“The Babysitter to the Stars” Burt Watson made his departure from the UFC a couple months ago and things haven’t been the same since. Fighters and officials alike have stated how much they miss Burt, and Khabib Nurmagomedov released some eye-opening information that showed how valuable Watson truly was. Just found out that UFC hired...

May 20, 2015 10:30 am

Cormier Blasts Bader For Trying to Jump Line to get Title Shot

Jon “Bones” Jones’ run in with the law may have thrown a monkey wrench in plans for “UFC 187” and his bout with Anthony “Rumble” Johnson, but it certainly brought the light heavyweight division back to life. After it was announced that Jones was arrested, Cormier mentioned he waited patiently for his phone to ring...

May 20, 2015 10:25 am

Palhares Fires Back At Trash Talking Jake Shields

WSOF Champion Rousimar Palhares caught wind of BJPENN.COM’s recent interview with Jake Shields and has some choice words for the challenger leading up to their fight. “I don’t know how you come to think in this way about me considering we have never even actually met,” Palhares wrote to MMAJunkie. “But I get it –...

May 20, 2015 10:19 am

Woman Chokes Out Rapist with Triangle Choke

Martial arts isn’t only for competition in the cage— it may just save your life on the streets. A sex attacker got a lot more than he bargained for when he tried to attack a woman who has taken kickboxing classes as well as other self defense courses. Not only did she defend his attack,...

May 20, 2015 10:06 am

Want To See Nick Diaz’s Blackbelt Diploma?

Despite only two of his octagon wins coming by way of submission, Nick Diaz is as slick on the ground as he is while trash talking. Very few grapplers reach the pinnacle of obtaining their black belt, but even fewer fighters show off their black belt certificate to the whole world! Nate Diaz shows off...

May 20, 2015 10:05 am

Medical Suspensions — Mark Hunt Served With 180 Day Layoff

At “UFC Fight Night 65”, Mark Hunt endured one of the most brutal beatings ever bestowed upon a heavyweight in the octagon. Stipe Miocic more than likely was closer to breaking his hand than he was to knocking Hunt out, but Hunt suffered some serious injuries and will be out of action for quite some...

May 20, 2015 10:04 am

Browne Considers Upcoming Opponent A Hero

Heavyweights Travis Browne and Andrei Arlovski are set to duke it out in a slugfest at “UFC 187”. After the gate shuts, they are contracted to try and knock each other’s blocks off. However, leading into the fight Browne has admitted that he admires Arlovski’s warrior code. Browne was in Arlovski’s corner during his bout...

May 20, 2015 10:03 am

Faber Credits “Lifestyle” For Team’s Low Injury Rate

Team Alpha Male is full of some of the hardest training fighters in mixed martial arts today. Urijah Faber, TJ Dillashaw and Chad “Money” Mendes all train hard in the gym, but rarely ever get injured. As a matter of fact, Team Alpha Male has the lowest injury rate out of all of the major...

May 20, 2015 10:03 am

Jessica Eye: ‘I’m Better Than Miesha Everywhere’

Jessica “Evil” Eye steps into the octagon with Miesha Tate at “UFC on FOX” in Chicago, Illinois in what is expected to be a title eliminator. Despite Tate sitting among the top of the heap in the women’s bantamweight division, Eye still thinks she can outclass Tate no matter where the fight goes. In a...

May 20, 2015 10:01 am

Pacquiao: ‘Mayweather Has No Sense of Fair Play’

Earlier in May, Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao clashed in the boxing ring in what was expected to be the fight of the decade. What fans received, however, was a chess match that saw Mayweather come out on top after ducking and dodging most of Pac-Man’s punches. Days after the bout was over, Pacquiao announced...