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Sep 28, 2014 9:55 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros React To McGregor’s KO Over Poirier

In the main card of UFC 178 last night, Conor McGregor did what he said he would, by knocking out Dustin Poirier in the first round. UFC fighters took to Twitter to Tweet about the moment, and we have compiled some of the best reactions. Yeah buddy! @TheNotoriousMMA @DustinPoirier @ufc — Urijah Faber (@UrijahFaber) September...

Sep 28, 2014 9:31 am

McGregor Responds To Mendes Comments

At the post-fight press conference yesterday for UFC 178, Conor McGregor was asked what he thought about #1 contender Chad Mendes, to which ‘Notorious’ responded: Chad is a 5-foot-6, overblown – he should be a 125er, but he’s gone past that limit now. Now he’s just a little small bodybuilder stuck in the 145-pound division,...

Sep 28, 2014 9:08 am

Mendes Fires Back At McGregor

Yesterday at the UFC 178 post-fight press conference, Conor McGregor had some harsh comments about featherweight #1 contender Chad Mendes. McGregor said that he would be attending UFC 179, where Chad Mendes will look to avenge his 2012 loss to champion Jose Aldo. McGregor went on to say: Chad is a 5-foot-6, overblown – he...

Sep 27, 2014 4:02 pm

Alvarez: Fans Think Cerrone Is God

Eddie Alvarez is set to make his UFC debut tonight at UFC 178 in the co-main event against Donald Cerrone. Ahead of the bout, Alvarez feels that many are counting him out, and he plans on putting on a spectacle on the big stage tonight. He spoke with MMAFighting. “I think [Cerrone] is a little...

Sep 27, 2014 3:54 pm

Cruz: If Ali Can Do It, So Can I

Former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz is set to make his long awaited return to the UFC tonight as the main-event of the preliminary card of UFC 178 against Takeya Mizugaki. Ahead of the bout, he spoke to Ariel Helwani about his desire to reclaim the belt. “The belt is just a piece of metal....

Sep 27, 2014 3:42 pm

Dana White Says Conor McGregor Doesn’t Receive Special Treatment

While Conor McGregor’s rise to the top has been rather quick, one thing is certain according to UFC President Dana White, McGregor doesn’t get any special treatment. He spoke to MMAJunkie about the fair treatment of all fighters. “Conor McGregor is one of these guys that – he did a $1.4 million gate in Ireland....

Sep 27, 2014 3:13 pm

UFC 178 Stars Sound Off On Whether Or Not Demetrious Johnson Can Be Beat

Demetrious Johnson is set to defend his flyweight championship tonight in the main event of UFC 178 against Chris Cariaso. Leading up to the bout, the stars of UFC 178 gave their thoughts on whether or not Demetrious Johnson can be beat. Donald Cerrone: “I probably tell him (Cariaso) to work the body try to...

Sep 27, 2014 1:50 pm

BJPENN.com Radio Tomorrow Night At 7 P.M. PST With Kenny Monday, JT Taylor, & Jim Ross

Popular Sports Internet Radio with BJPenncom Radio on BlogTalkRadio Listen to BJPenn.com Radio tomorrow night as BJPenn.com Radio is taken over by BattleGrounds MMA. The show is kicked off by Kenny Monday, Kenny is an Olympic gold medalist and three-time All-American wrestler from Oklahoma State University. Kenny also is the President of BattleGrounds MMA. We...

Sep 27, 2014 10:03 am

Dana Fires Back At Wanderlei, Says he’s Made $9.7 Million

Wanderlei Silva retired from MMA last month, citing that the UFC tried to turn his fans against him, and saying that they didn’t pay him enough to live. The NSAC has since banned the former PRIDE champion for life, and fined him $70,000, however UFC President Dana White took a recent opportunity to defend his...

Sep 27, 2014 9:55 am

Coach: Mizugaki Is Fighting A Madman

Dominick Cruz is set to return to the UFC tonight after nearly a three year long absence. Cruz, on a quest to reclaim his bantamweight title, has to get through Takeya Mizugaki in the main event of the preliminary card of UFC 178 tonight. His grappling coach, Neil Melanson spoke to MMAMania about Cruz’s evolution...

Sep 27, 2014 9:13 am

Sonnen Forgives Wanderlei

Chael Sonnen has officially retired from MMA, and after a match against Andre Galvao in Metamoris, Sonnen is preparing to step into the booth to call the Battlegrounds fights on October 3rd. Prior to a pair of failed drug tests that led to his retirement, Sonnen was scheduled to fight Wanderlei Silva, who also failed...

Sep 27, 2014 9:07 am

Romero Overlooked Wrestling For Judo As A Kid

Olympic wrestling silver medalist Yoel Romero admitted that as a child, he wanted to do Judo because he liked the uniform better. The uniform he’s talking about is the Gi, as opposed to the wrestling singlet. Ahead of his bout against Tim Kennedy tonight at UFC 178 he spoke to MMAjunkie Radio about growing up...

Sep 27, 2014 5:02 am

Greg Jackson Explains The Psychology Of Fighting

Donald Cerrone is one of the most active fighters in the UFC, with a goal of fighting seven times this year, Cowboy will step into the Octagon tomorrow night to face Eddie Alvarez. One thing that is unique about Cowboy’s pre-fight preparation is that he spends a lot of time relaxing the week of a...

Sep 26, 2014 6:23 pm

Rich Franklin Considers Himself “The Last Of The Mohicans”

Former UFC middleweight champion Rich Franklin hasn’t stepped in the Octagon in nearly two years. His last outing saw him lose via KO to Cung Le back in November of 2012. ‘Ace’, who is now the Vice President of ONE FC, and knows that if he plans on fighting again, he needs to pull the...

Sep 26, 2014 5:41 pm

Kennedy Slams “Smaller And Fatter” No TRT Belfort

Tim Kennedy is currently gearing up for his UFC 178 main card bout tomorrow against Yoel Romero, however that hasn’t stopped Kennedy from taking some time to talk trash to Vitor Belfort. Kennedy spoke to MMAFighting about PED usage in MMA, and why people who say it’s okay, are dead wrong. “Have one of those...

Sep 26, 2014 5:31 pm

Alvarez: Dana And Lorenzo Know I Should Be Fighting Champions

Eddie Alvarez has yet to fight inside the UFC, however tomorrow night that will change when he steps into the Octagon against #5 ranked Donald Cerrone. Regardless of his lack of UFC experience, the former Bellator MMA champion feels that he he should be fighting the UFC champion, Anthony Pettis. He spoke to MMAFighting: “The...

Sep 26, 2014 5:23 pm

Zingano Wants Title Shot With Win Over Nunes

Cat Zingano hasn’t stepped into the Octagon in over a year. In her last outing she finished Miesha Tate via TKO to become the women’s bantamweight #1 contender. Unfortunately, ‘Alpha’ tore her ACL in the bout, and was sidelined for over a year, but hopes that with a win over Amanda Nunes tomorrow night at...

Sep 26, 2014 4:15 pm

Fighters Predict UFC 178 Cerrone vs. Alvarez

UFC 178 takes place tomorrow night, and one of the many high-profile bouts for the event takes place in the co-main event between Donald Cerrone and Eddie Alvarez. MMAJunkie caught up with some of the stars of the event to give their picks for who takes the fight. Dominick Cruz: We like Alvarez because he...

Sep 26, 2014 3:49 pm

Demetrious Johnson Fine With Flying Under The Radar

UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson is sometimes overlooked by many, but according to him, he’s okay with that. The champ spoke to USA Today Sports about why he’s okay with flying under the radar. “I do want to be a big star, but if that means I have to be somebody that I’m not and...