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Feb 22, 2015 9:04 am

Rousey On SI Swimsuit Photos: I Didn’t Show My “Cash And Prizes”

Earlier this month, UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey was featured in the iconic Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue (See the NSFW picture gallery HERE) Rousey posed for many photos, with some being slightly more racy than others in the eyes of some fans and critics, however Rousey doesn’t see it that way. The champ spoke...

Feb 22, 2015 8:03 am

Bigfoot Plans To Dedicate Win Over Mir To Big Nog

As Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva gears up to fight Frank Mir tonight in Porto Alegre, Brazil, he hopes to dedicate a win to Big Nog. Bigfoot hasn’t fought since September of 2014, when he was KO’d by Andrei Arlovski. Mir on the other hand hasn’t fought since February 1st of 2014, when he lost a unanimous...

Feb 22, 2015 7:50 am

REPLAY! Urijah Faber Fights Radio Host In Boxing Match

Radio Host Jason Ellis held his annual ‘Ellismania’ recently, and UFC bantamweight Urijah Faber was in attendance. Which led to Faber, and Ellis boxing before Ellis went on to face his other opponents.

Feb 22, 2015 7:36 am

TJ Waldburger Withdraws From Tonight’s Bout After Passing Out

Yesterday TJ Waldburger was forced to withdraw from his “UFC Fight Night: Bigfoot vs. Mir” preliminary card bout against Wendell Oliveira, after passing out. He explained on his SQOR Account: “Hey guys just wanted to let u know I’m feeling better & just taking it slow. It was a freak dill, I felt fine &...

Feb 22, 2015 7:23 am

CSAC Issues Memo Regarding “The Dangers Of Cutting Weight”

The California State Athletic Commission has released a memo regarding weight cutting, specifically the dangers of it, and how it can be detrimental to a fighters health. This comes on the heels of UFC 183, where Kelvin Gastelum weighed in 9 pounds overweight, and John Lineker weighed in 4 pounds overweight, marking the 4th time...

Feb 22, 2015 7:10 am

French Judo Federation Bans Coaches From Teaching MMA

In a shocking move, the French Judo Federation has banned any Judo coach, or competitor, from teaching MMA, which is currently illegal in France. The French Judo Federation President, Jean-Luc Rouge, spoke to L’Equipe Rouge in French, which has been translated by BloodyElbow. “Anyone (in judo) caught teaching MMA (Mixed martial arts), will be removed...

Feb 22, 2015 6:45 am

Rashad Evans Considering Drop To Middleweight, If Rumble Defeats Jones

With Rashad Evans close friend, and teammate, Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson challenging Jon Jones for the UFC light heavyweight strap at UFC 187, Evans knows his future at light heavyweight won’t include fighting for the title if ‘Rumble’ defeats Jones. He spoke at the UFC Fight Night 61 Q&A: “When Anthony wins, I’m not going to...

Feb 22, 2015 6:40 am

Fans Invited To UFC 184 Fight Week Events

On Saturday, the UFC will hit the Staples Center in Los Angeles for UFC 184, which will be headlined by Ronda Rousey, and Cat Zingano as Zingano looks to dethrone Rousey. Ahead of the event, the UFC has invited fans to the fight-week events in Los Angeles. Below is the information you need to know...

Feb 22, 2015 6:39 am

Throwback! Alistair Overeem Arm Wrestling Bob Sapp

Who says we can’t throw it back on a Sunday? In this video, check out Alistair Overeem arm wrestling Bob Sapp in Japan. Both men used to compete in Pride FC, and while they are both arguably two of the hardest hitting heavyweights, they never fought one another in the Pride ring.

Feb 22, 2015 6:39 am

Jon Jones Dog Named BJ

BJ’s a wild man!!! A video posted by Jon Bones Jones (@jonnybones) on Feb 18, 2015 at 4:09pm PST UFC light heavyweight champion is quite the animal lover. The champ has 2 African Serval cats, which he has named Ali, and Mufasa. Here we can see the champ’s dog, who he named BJ, showing off...

Feb 22, 2015 6:06 am

Superhuman Armbar Escape

From TUF Brazil 3 qualifying fight: Post by BJJ Video Vault. (Can’t see this post? Click HERE) Take a look back at TUF Brazil 3, where we can see arguably one of the most impressive armbar escapes of all time. This fighter showed tremendous heart in not tapping out, and persistence to get the escape.

Feb 22, 2015 5:54 am

Top 10 Brutal Cage Warriors Submissions Of 2014

Check out some of the nastiest submissions from Cage Warriors, one of the largest MMA promotions in Europe. Some of these submissions are incredibly brutal and impressive!

Feb 22, 2015 5:47 am

Firas Zahabi’s Street Fighting Tips

Tristar Gym head coach Firas Zahabi, who has trained superstars such as Georges St. Pierre, and Rory MacDonald, breaks down this street fight, and tells you how you can use your martial arts training to your advantage! Check it out above!

Feb 22, 2015 5:46 am

Khabilov Shuts Down Talks Of Potential Fight Against Nurmagomedov

Rustam Khabilov, and Khabib Nurmagomedov are two of the UFC’s biggest rising stars. Both fighters come from Dagestan Russia, and train together frequently. This led to fans calling for the two men to fight one another in the Octagon, something Khabilov is very against. He spoke to MMAJunkie Radio: “No. We’re friends. We’re like brothers....

Feb 22, 2015 5:45 am

Booking Roundup! UFC Books 6 Bouts For “UFC Fight Night: Australia”

This past week, as always, the UFC has been busy booking matches for upcoming events, specifically “UFC Fight Night: Australia”, which goes down on May 10th. Catch up with all of the latest matchmaking happenings with BJPENN.com’s Booking Roundup! First up we have Brad Tavares vs. Robert Whittaker, which will go down at “UFC Fight...

Feb 21, 2015 5:17 pm

Holm: ‘Ronda Losing Good For Woman’s MMA’

“I think it (WMMA) would benefit greatly. I think when you see one person do well or kind of bring down the No. 1, then everybody thinks, well if she can do that, I can, too. Ronda has run through everybody in the division. So I think it’s kind of hard when people get in...