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Sep 13, 2014 12:20 pm

Parillo: ‘Bonnar just made my job easier’

Back at it with this guy! @titoortiz1999 !!! The only guy in the dark the other night… His opponent making my job easier in the motivation department!!#parilloboxing #ortizvsbonnar #nov15 Following the Bellator brawl (Replay HERE) between Tito and Bonnar, Striking coach Jason Parillo takes to facebook with this photo and message regarding the former UFC light-heavyweight champion.

Sep 13, 2014 12:04 pm

White: ‘Fight Between Alvarez and Cerrone Will Answer A Lot Of Questions’

“I love Cowboy Cerrone. He’s one of my favorite fighters,” White said. “Eddie Alvarez has been waiting for this opportunity for years now, and he’s finally here. I think it’s going to be a very good fight. I would make Eddie the underdog because he’s had a tough run and he’s going in against Cerrone...


Sep 12, 2014 8:09 pm

“Bellator 124” Results: Newton Does It Again! KOs Beltran with Spinning Backfist

At Bellator 106, Emanuel Newton shocked the world of mixed martial arts when he knocked King Mo out with a spinning back fist in the first round. Tonight, Newton sent Beltran crashing to the mat with ANOTHER spinning back fist. Emanuel Newton has retained his Bellator Light Heavyweight Championship. The fight was moving at a...

Sep 12, 2014 6:59 pm

“Bellator 124” Results: Davis Smothers Rodrigues, Picks Up Decision Win

The casual mixed martial arts fan may not have appreciated this bout, but a diehard would have noticed the skill it took from LC Davis to shut Zeilton Rodrigues down the entire fight. Rodrigues had nothing for Davis throughout their fifteen minutes of fighting. Davis took him down at will and transitioned to side control...

Sep 12, 2014 4:45 pm

“Bellator 124: Newton vs. Beltran” Event Results

Bellator 124 is LIVE from the Compuware Arena in Plymouth Township, Michigan! The main event will feature a championship bout between Emanuel Newton and Joey Beltran. Also featured on the card is the son of MMA legend Randy Couture, Ryan Couture! Stay tuned to BJPENN.COM for live results! Spike at 9 p.m ET Emanuel Newton...

Sep 12, 2014 4:44 pm

Emanuel Newton: “This is my title. This is my belt.” – Exclusive

BJPenn.com Radio talked with Bellator Light Heavyweight Champion Emanuel Newton this past weekend and the topics were hot. Newton talked about his upcoming title defense against longtime MMA vet Joey Beltran, steroid use in MMA, and the Soctt Coker era of Bellator MMA and what he thinks it means for the company. Newton and Beltran...

Sep 12, 2014 3:53 pm

UFC Officials Release Statement On Diaz Arrest

Earlier today it was learned that top UFC fighter, Nick Diaz had been arrested on suspicion of DUI and other charges. (Details HERE). Now, his employer, the UFC has released a statement regarding the matter. We are aware of the situation and are in the process of gathering the facts. We understand that there is...

Sep 12, 2014 2:43 pm

MUGSHOT! Nick Diaz

UFC fan favorite, Nick Diaz was arrested earlier this week in his hometown of Lodi, California. (More on that HERE) We have his mugshot!

Sep 12, 2014 2:42 pm

Ronda Rousey on Ray Rice: ‘It would have been different if I was there’

The UFC’s bantamweight champion has a solid stance on domestic abuse, and a woman’s right to defend herself. So it should come as no surprise that Ronda Rousey offered some words on the recent scandal surrounded by NFL player Ray Rice. TMZ has it: “Every person has the right to be able to defend themselves,”...

Sep 12, 2014 1:33 pm

RESPONSE! Esparza: ‘Facial hair and back acne to blame for Torres steroid jab’

Tecia Torres was infuriated learn that some of her fellow TUF 20 cast mates had been gossiping about her potential steroid usage. Torres fired back at the critics earlier today, which you can read about HERE. After Torres singled out Carla Esparza in her rant for allegedly gossping about Torres, Esparza took to Sqor to...

Sep 12, 2014 1:32 pm

Nick Diaz Arrested, Attempted To Destroy Evidence

UFC fan favorite, Nick Diaz was arrested in his hometown earlier this week after local police officers pulled him over. The Lodi News has the details: UFC fighter and former Tokay High School student Nick Diaz was arrested in Lodi at 2:20 a.m. Sept. 6 on suspicion of DUI, obstructing a police officer, destruction of...

Sep 12, 2014 1:32 pm

Booking Roundup: UFC Officials Confirm 7 New Bouts

The UFC’s matchmaking department is working overtime to keep the promotion’s growing roster of fighters active. As such, seven new fights have been announced by the UFC brass since our last roundup earlier this week. Top lightweight fighter, Jamie Varner is set to return to action after being forced on the shelf with a broken...

Sep 12, 2014 1:00 pm

‘UFC Fight Night 51: Bigfoot vs. Arlovski’ Weigh-In Results

Today, from the Nilson Nelson Gymnasium in Brasilia, Brazil, the UFC Fight Night 51 fighters hit the scales in anticipation of tomorrow’s UFC Fight Pass event. All fighters made their contracted weight. Here’s the results: MAIN CARD: (UFC Fight Pass, 8 p.m. ET) Andrei Arlovski (248) vs. Antonio Silva (264) Piotr Hallmann (155) vs. Gleison...

Sep 12, 2014 12:10 pm

UFC Fighter Wendell Oliveira AKA ‘War Machine’ Will Not Change His Nickname

On Saturday Sept. 13 in Brasilia, Brazil Wendell Oliveira will make his UFC debut at UFC Fight Night 51: Arlovski vs. Bigfoot. Unfortunately for Oliveira, a lot of questions leading up to his debut have been centered around Jonathan Koppenhaver and his alleged assault of his ex-girlfriend. The reason being that both men share a...

Sep 12, 2014 12:09 pm

TUF 20’s Tecia Torres Refutes Steroid Allegations

The only thing likely to trump the drama inside the TUF 20 house, is the drama outside of the TUF 20 house. Top female 115 pounder, Tecia Torres sent out the following, in retaliation to some of her housemates claims of steroids. Check it: “I’m going to do this once and leave it alone! I...

Sep 12, 2014 11:55 am

Dana White Says Race Has Nothing To Do With Jones’ Popularity

UFC President Dana White politely refuted Joe Rogan’s skepticism that Jon Jones isn’t more popular because of his race. Rogan said earlier this week that people look at him as this cocky black guy and I think a lot of people have an issue with that. I think that if he was a white guy...

Sep 12, 2014 11:54 am

Bonnar Finds Suitable Training Partner For Tito’s Head, Ortiz Fires Back

While prepping for his bout against Tito Ortiz, former UFC light-heavyweight fighter Stephan Bonnar uses practical cranium matching to select his sparring partners. Check it: trying to find a training partner w a head as big as @titoortiz. I think @bigsexymccorkle 's head is close enough pic.twitter.com/NdSbTx0QfK — Stephan Bonnar (@StephanBonnar) September 11, 2014 And...

Sep 12, 2014 9:00 am

JDS Not Interested: ‘The UFC is hard for Overeem’

“Alistair is a very tough athlete, but it’s not very interesting for me to be fighting against him, you know? If UFC tells me to fight against him, I will fight against him. Right now, I don’t think it’s an interesting fight for me. He’s an excellent athlete but he’s having a very tough time....