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Jan 14, 2015 5:02 am

UFC Heavyweight Josh Barnett Breaks Down Velasquez vs. Werdum

“Werdum is known to be quite good on the ground and I don’t know, I actually don’t believe he would have any hesitation in throwing big knees and kicks,” Barnett stated. “It’s the usual sort of thing where he might say, well, you know, ‘I don’t want that guy to have the opportunity to punch...

Jan 14, 2015 5:00 am

REPLAY! Tyron Woodley vs. Dong Hyun Kim (Full Fight)

Wanting to rebound from his disappointing loss, No. 3 ranked welterweight “The Chosen One” Tyron Woodley gets back in the Octagon against Dong Hyun Kim. Woodley battles undefeated welterweight Kelvin Gastelum in the co-main event at UFC 183 in Las Vegas.

Jan 14, 2015 4:00 am

Bellator MMA: 5 Rounds with Bubba Jenkins

From the how he started to where is he now – We’re going 5 Rounds with Bubba Jenkins leading up to his featherweight feature fight against Georgi Karakhanyan Friday, January 16th on Spike TV!

Jan 13, 2015 9:54 pm

UFC Fight Night Boston: Embedded Vlog – Ep. 1

On episode #1 of Embedded building up to UFC Fight Night, the two European headliners brave the Boston cold as fight week begins, with Irish featherweight Conor McGregor making a day trip to appear on SportsCenter on ESPN. Back in Beantown, McGregor rewards autograph entrepreneurs, then rewrites some promo scripts on the fly to inject...

Jan 13, 2015 6:50 pm

Conor McGregor Breaks Sports Science Lab Records

Conor McGregor’s skills are put to the test as his speed, accuracy, and movements are measured at a professional sports lab. The outcome? Conor is not only elite, he is elite compared to the elite!. Watch Conor put his moves to the test against Dennis Siver this Saturday at Fight Night Boston on FOX Sports

Jan 13, 2015 6:42 pm

Joey Diaz Talks Jon Jones, On The JRE – “I heard rumors”

Popular comedian, and UFC Enthusiast, Joey Diaz visits The Joe Rogan Experience and discusses the recent Jon Jones cocaine scandal very openly. Says he had heard rumors the champ was a user prior to the drug test, but stayed out of it. Hit play above, the discussion starts at the 2:48 mark.

Jan 13, 2015 5:17 pm

Bellator 132: Daniel Straus – “I’m ready to put my hands on him”

This weekend’s Bellator 132 headliner, Daniel Straus talks about his upcoming title fight, a rematch against Patricio “Pitbull” in Temecula, California, with BJPENN.COM Radio’s Anton Skoro. Who ya got? Catch BJPENN.COM Radio, MMA’s premier Podcast, every Sunday on BJPENN.COM.

Jan 13, 2015 3:21 pm

Hendricks Out Of Title Fight, Faces Matt Brown At UFC 185

UFC officials have opted against a Robbie Lawler-Johny Hendricks trilogy, for unknown reasons, and instead have put Hendricks in against Columbus Ohio’s Matt “The Immortal” Brown. UFC officials announced the news Tuesday. UFC 185 goes down from the American Airlines Center, in Dallas, on March 14. No news on what the UFC’s intentions are for...

Jan 13, 2015 3:19 pm

UFC’s Bec Rawlings Goes Nude For This Important Message (18+ NSFW)

Popular UFC female, “Rowdy” Bec Rawlings has long stood for the rights of females. The domestic abuse survivor is passionate about her beliefs, and isn’t scared to take a stand. Which is why this latest statement should surprise no one Bec says it best: “I am not oppressed.. the only people that oppress me are the feminists...

Jan 13, 2015 3:18 pm

Ben Askren Goes All Out For 10,000th Tweet

One FC welterweight world champ Ben Askren celebrated his 10,000th twitter post yesterday, and before you look down, we must warn you, it’s shocking! The photo says it all: For my 10,000th tweet I give you… An oldie but a goodie!!! pic.twitter.com/CWyIttr2iW — Ben Askren (@Benaskren) January 12, 2015

Jan 13, 2015 3:15 pm

Kimbo Slice Visits American Top Team

Legendary street-fighter, and UFC veteran, Kimbo Slice made a surprise return to South Florida’s American Top Team this past week, and he wasn’t shying away from camera’s. He’s seen above with returning UFC fighter Roan “Jucao” Carneiro, who faces Mark Munoz at UFC 184 next month, and below with former title challenger Thiago Alves. Is...

Jan 13, 2015 1:22 pm

Salary Report: Nate Diaz Earns $16k To Co-Headline UFC Event On FOX

Popular UFC lightweight fighter Nate Diaz stayed out of competition as long as he could. A contract dispute, centered around his pay, was the cause of a 12-month stint of inactivity. Upon his return Nate Diaz was open about his need to get back in the cage, despite his contract dispute, because he needed to...

Jan 13, 2015 12:42 pm

Mother Jones says Jon Only Did 1 Night In Rehab

After his drug testing failure for cocaine, UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones announced to the world that he would be entering rehab for his problems with drug abuse. And to his credit, the champ did in fact enter a rehabilitation program. However, in a new report coming out of WBNG-TV in New York (see...

Jan 13, 2015 12:32 pm

Ben Henderson Says UFC Yet To Discuss Cerrone Fight With Him

… and they fight this weekend. (Insert *Shocked* Emoji) Former UFC lightweight champ, Ben “Smooth” Henderson was poised to face former Bellator champ Eddie Alvarez, this weekend at UFC Fight Night Boston. Instead, and on two-weeks notice, Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone is coming in for an injured Eddie Alvarez. Just a minor detail in agenda for...

Jan 13, 2015 12:31 pm

UFC CEO Calls McGregor “The Irish Muhammad Ali”

Is Conor McGregor the next Muhammad Ali? UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta knows the thought sounds “kind of stupid”, but that isn’t stopping him from the making the proclamation. In a new interview with USA Today’s MMAJunkie.com, the UFC boss explained: “I hate even saying this, but with his gift of gab and his athletic ability...

Jan 13, 2015 12:02 pm

Diego Sanchez Does Not Like Conor McGregor

… or pictures of Conor McGregor. Recently, former UFC title challenger Diego “Nightmare” Sanchez went out to enjoy a nice meal at a local establishment. And then this: pic.twitter.com/qRDERsHFRj — Diego Sanchez UFC (@DiegoSanchezUFC) January 11, 2015

Jan 13, 2015 11:27 am

MacDonald, Lombard “100%” Ready To Scrap

A welterweight title eliminator between Rory MacDonald and Hector Lombard is high on the priority list for the UFC. With rumors of the bout already in full-motion, all that’s left is for the UFC to announce it as official. Check it: @HectorLombard 100% — Rory MacDonald (@rory_macdonald) January 11, 2015

Jan 13, 2015 11:24 am

Michael Bisping – Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Brown Belt

After years of training in the Brazilian Martial Arts, top UFC middleweight Michael Bisping has earned the rank of Brown Belt. Congrats to the count, who announced the accomplishment via his official twitter. Being awarded my brown belt in Brazilian Jujitsu today from Brady Fink at Misfits Martial … http://t.co/2fK37XnFQQ pic.twitter.com/Ltk0P5FrcV — michael (@bisping) January...

Jan 13, 2015 10:30 am

OBSESSED! Khabib Continues Call Out Of Anthony Pettis

Top Russian lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov has some of the best credentials in the UFC today. An undefeated fighter and combat sambo world champion, Khabib has the skillset to best anyone, and do so mostly unscathed. At just 26-years-old he’s amassed an impressive 22-0 record, with six UFC wins, and he’s salivating every time the champ...

Jan 13, 2015 10:29 am

Dan Hardy Breaks Down McGregor vs. Siver

Take an in-depth look ahead to UFC Fight Night Boston with Unibet as Dan Hardy and John Gooden preview the main event between Conor McGregor and Dennis Siver.

Jan 13, 2015 10:04 am

BROMANCE! Rockhold & Hendo Get Close

This is what happens when our daughters get in touch with @lukerockhold softer side #bedazzled #browniepoints A photo posted by Dan Henderson (@danhendo) on Jan 9, 2015 at 8:39pm PST UFC Middleweights, Dan Henderson and Luke Rockhold have a budding “bromance” in the works, following a few weeks of training together. The Evidence: Had a...

Jan 13, 2015 5:00 am

Bellator MMA: Foundations with Daniel Straus

Every fighter has a foundation on which they stand. WATCH as Daniel Straus shares his biggest Bellator moment to-date in preparation for “Bellator: Pitbull vs. Straus” this Friday on Spike!