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Sep 23, 2014 12:18 pm

Jon Jones Loses Lucrative Nike Deal Following D.C. Scuffle

During today’s NAC hearing in Las Vegas, UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones revealed that he was dropped by Nike. The superstar MMA Fighter inked the historic endorsement deal shortly after being crowned as the UFC’s youngest ever champion. While Jones and his legal team didn’t offer much in terms of details, the duo noted,...

Sep 23, 2014 11:43 am

Wanderlei Silva Punished By NAC With Lifetime Ban, $70,000 Fine

Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier weren’t the only MMA Fighters punished at today’s Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) meeting. Wanderlei Silva, despite his efforts of protest, was slapped with a lifetime ban and a $70,000 fine. Though he just retired from competition (replay HERE), a ban from Nevada means “The Axe” Murderer’s career is likely over,...

Sep 23, 2014 9:13 am

WSOF Announces new PPV Model With Fighter Rev Share

In a radical move that could forever change the earning potential of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighters, World Series of Fighting has announced that it will enter the pay-per-view business in the second half of 2015 with an unprecedented revenue sharing model that will pay 50 percent of all net revenue earned from live pay-per-view...

Sep 23, 2014 5:03 am

Bigfoot Silva To Undergo Surgery For Pituitary Gland Today

Antonio Bigfoot Silva returned from a nine month suspension earlier this month and suffered a quick first round KO at the hands of Andrei Arlovski, who was a major underdog in the fight. Bigfoot was one of the many victims from the TRT ban, and as a result was suspended nine months after his Fight...

Sep 23, 2014 5:01 am

Mendes Slams Aldo: “This Guy’s An A**hole”

Chad Mendes will get a chance to redeem his 2012 loss to Jose Aldo at UFC 179 next month. As it has gotten closer and closer to the event, the pair has been talking more and more trash, capped off by Aldo shoving Mendes during the pair’s first staredown last month. Mendes joined MMAJunkie Radio...

Sep 22, 2014 9:10 pm

BJPENN.com Radio Recap With Daniel Straus, Walel Watson, And Travis Browne

On September 21st BJPenn.com Radio had another stacked show with former Bellator MMA champion Daniel Straus, Walel Watson, and top ranked UFC heavyweight Travis Browne. Kicking off the show was Daniel Straus, who spoke about how despite feeling like Bellator wanted Pat Curran to be the champion, he still upset the champion in their first...

Sep 22, 2014 6:01 pm

Mark Hunt Wants Barnett Rematch In November

Mark Hunt is coming off a dominant second-round knockout over Roy Nelson at UFC Fight Night Japan this past weekend. The win catapaulted Hunt into the top 5 of the UFC’s heavyweight rankings. After the bout, Hunt stated that he would like to fight on the UFC’s card in Sydney Australia in November, but with...

Sep 22, 2014 5:54 pm

UFC Brass: Out Of Competition Drug Testing To Ramp Up In 2015

UFC Vice President of Regulatory Affairs Mark Ratner is increasing his work to clean up the sport of MMA. The UFC has seen an increase in out-of competition drug testing lately, and has found great success in doing so, catching many fighters abusing banned substances, namely Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva. Ratner spoke with Ariel...

Sep 22, 2014 5:34 pm

Jon Anik Inks New Deal With The UFC

Jon Anik, commentator, UFC Ultimate Insider host, and former host of MMA Live, has inked a new contract extension with the UFC. Anik broke the news on The MMA Hour, and explained his contract saying: “I am sticking around. I’ve signed an extension with the UFC. Hopefully they’ll sign it and mail it back to...

Sep 22, 2014 5:22 pm

Douglas Lima Out For The Rest Of 2014

Bellator’s welterweight champion Douglas Lima is out for the rest of 2014 according to the fighter. Lima stated that he injured his ribs, and as a result won’t be able to train for 6-weeks, not giving him enough time to train for a fight by the end of 2014. He spoke on MMAJunkie Radio about...

Sep 22, 2014 4:55 pm

Alexander Shlemenko: ‘I’m Just Trying To Follow In Fedor’s Footsteps’

Bellator MMA middleweight champion Alexander Shlemenko has his sights set high when it comes to what he wants to accomplish in the sport of Mixed Martial Arts. Shlemenko, who is from Omsk Russia, wants to follow in the footsteps of one of the greatest fighters ever, who just happens to be Russian as well, Fedor...

Sep 22, 2014 3:34 pm

Demetrious Johnson On McGregor: “He Reminds Me Of A Young Mike Tyson”

‘Notorious’ Conor McGregor is gearing up for his fight against Dustin Poirier this Saturday at UFC 178. Two fights after his, in the main event, Demetrious Johnson will take on Chris Cariaso for the flyweight title. Johnson joined Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour to discuss the event, including what his thoughts were on the...

Sep 22, 2014 12:40 pm

Joseph Benavidez Still Haunted By KO From Demetrious Johnson

Joseph Benavidez may be one of the top ranked flyweights in the world, but that hasn’t stopped him from not being able to forget what happened when he faced the champion Demetrious Johnson last year. Benavidez was the man many picked to beat Johnson, but was stopped in his tracks early in the first round...

Sep 22, 2014 12:34 pm

Urijah Faber: “Of Course I Still Want To Fight Dominick”

This Saturday, former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz will be returning to the Octagon after a three year long absence. The UFC Cruz is returning to is nothing like the one he left. Since his absence, in the bantamweiht division alone, Renan Barao became champion, defended his belt 3 times, and then lost to TJ...

Sep 22, 2014 12:09 pm

BJPENN.com Radio Replay With Travis Browne, Walel Watson, And Daniel Straus

Last night BJPENN.com was back with another star studded lineup that consisted of former Bellator MMA champion Daniel Straus, Walel ‘The Gazelle’ Watson, and top ranked UFC heavyweight Travis ‘Hapa’ Browne. In case you missed the show you can listen to it below. Check Out Sports Podcasts at Blog Talk Radio with BJPenncom Radio on...

Sep 22, 2014 10:50 am

BLOCKED! Spike TV Running Eddie Alvarez Special During UFC 178

Eddie Alvarez was recently released from Bellator MMA after a lengthy contract dispute that went back to Bjorn Rebney’s time with the promotion. Scott Coker recently released Alvarez unconditionally, and wished him all the best in his fighting future. The very same day that Alvarez was released, the UFC signed Alvarez and placed him in...

Sep 22, 2014 10:21 am

REPLAY! Donald Cerrone vs. Eddie Alvarez From ‘Countdown To UFC 178’

UFC 178 takes place this weekend, and to get fans ready the UFC brings fight fans the first episode of ‘Countdown to UFC 178’ with the co-main event bout featuring Donald Cerrone vs. Eddie Alvarez. Alvarez, a former Bellator MMA champion, will be making his UFC debut at the event.

Sep 22, 2014 10:06 am

Cris Cyborg Returns To Bantamweight December 5th

Cris Cyborg and UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey have been going back and forth verbally. In short, Cyborg wants a shot at Rousey, but needs to drop down to bantamweight and prove that she can fight clean before UFC President Dana White agrees to make the matchup. Cyborg is taking the first step towards...

Sep 22, 2014 9:50 am

QUICK TWITT: Tate Responds To McMann’s Callout, “Any Time Any Place”

After defeating Rin Nakai this past Saturday at UFC Fight Night Japan, Miesha Tate was politely called out by Sara McMann via Twitter. Today, Tate responded to McMann’s callout, saying she’s down to fight whenever and wherever McMann wants. @Sara_McMann @ufc any time any place pretty lady! — Miesha Tate (@MieshaTate) September 21, 2014 This...

Sep 22, 2014 9:03 am

.GIFs | The Unstoppable Mark Hunt

This past weekend we saw Mark Hunt KO Roy Nelson with a brutal uppercut. We knew going into this fight that both fighters had unbelievable chins and possessed some of the best one-punch knockout power in the sport. Prior to last year, Hunt hadn’t been KO’d since 2008 when he fought Melvin Manhoef. Roy Nelson...