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Sep 7, 2014 4:05 pm

Frustrated Mike Chiesa Calls For Rematch Against Lauzon

At UFC Fight Night 50, Joe Lauzon landed a knee that opened a cut on the eyebrow of Micahel Chiesa. The cut was one that reminded fight fans of the one sustained by Diego Sanchez when he fought our very own BJ Penn. Chiesa took to Twitter to express his frustration. “Out of all the...

Sep 7, 2014 3:27 pm

Mousasi Admits His Head Wasn’t In Fight With Jacare

“I think he was just relentless with his takedowns. He did a good job with that.” “Too many trainings, too many fights, cancelation of a fight (at UFC 176). My head wasn’t in it. Not taking anything away from ‘Jacare.’ I hope he fights for the belt and I hope he wins it and he’s...

Sep 7, 2014 3:20 pm

Shogun vs. Manuwa Headlines UFC Fight Night Brazil In November

The UFC has announced that Shogun Rua and Jimi Manuwa will headline UFC Fight Night Brazil, which will be held in Brazil on the same day as UFC Fight Night Australia. UFC.com broke the story. The event will be held in Uberlandia Brazil, on November 8th, and will air on Fox Sports 1. Also on...


Sep 7, 2014 3:03 pm

QUICK TWITT: Stephan Bonnar Accidentally Retweets, Then Deletes, Photo Of Tito Ortiz’ Peni$

Former UFC fighter, and multiple time steroid abuser, Stephan Bonnar found himself in quite a predicament earlier today when he accidentally retweeted a leaked picture of Tito Ortiz’s penis, which was posted by another Twitter user. Once Bonnar realized his error he was quick to explain himself. “That pic was originally tweeted by @danammawhite. Check...

Sep 7, 2014 2:41 pm

Dana White Says Jacare Is Still One Fight Away From A Title Shot

Following Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza’s dominant performance over Gegard Mousasi at UFC Fight Night 50 this past Friday, many fans were calling for a title shot for Jacare. UFC President Dana White doesn’t think Jacare is there yet. “You can say [Souza] is next in line for a title. Somebody’s already next in line for the...

Sep 7, 2014 2:31 pm

Get To Know TUF 20 Contestant Felice Herrig

To prep fight fans for the upcoming season of The Ultimate Fighter, which will crown the inaugural women’s strawweight champion, the UFC is continuing to relase ‘get to know’ videos, to familiarize fans with contestants.

Sep 7, 2014 12:45 pm

QUICK TWITT: Stephan Bonnar Admits To WWE Style Promo To Hype Fight With Tito Ortiz

At Bellator 123, multiple time steroid abuser, Stephan Bonnar along with a masked man, who was later revealed to be Tito Ortiz’ former coach Justin McCully took to the Bellator cage to confront Tito Ortiz in a match of words. After trading verbal shots, McCully took off his mask, and revealed his identity. Ortiz took...

Sep 7, 2014 10:59 am

Scott Coker Reacts To Tito Ortiz, Stephan Bonnar Brawl

While many people have speculated that the shoving match between Stephan Bonnar and Tito Ortiz was staged, Bellator MMA boss Scott Coker says that it was in fact very real. After the two UFC Hall of Famers took to the Bellator cage, Bonnar trash talked Tito, and unveiled that the masked man next to him...

Sep 7, 2014 10:42 am

Charles Oliveira Explains Botched Weight Cut

Charles Oliveira and Nik Lentz were set to face off in a highly anticipated rematch this past Friday at UFC Fight Night 50, however Oliveira came in nearly 5-pounds over the featherweight weight limit. Shortly afterwards it was announced that Oliveira was off the card, and the bout with Lentz was off. Du Bronx spoke...

Sep 7, 2014 10:34 am

Todd Duffee Announces He Is Ready To Return To The UFC

Todd Duffee was one of the most promising up and coming fighters at one point, however after one of the most spectacular comebacks in MMA history, Duffee was KO’d in the third round by Mike Russow. Following the loss, Duffee was forced out of a bout against Jon Madsen, and shortly after, released from the...

Sep 7, 2014 9:32 am

Askren Kicked Off Air For Dissing UFC

Ben Askren was a guest on “Inside MMA” which airs on AXS TV and began to talk about how he believes the UFC is monopolizing the mixed martial arts industry. He ranted, “The UFC has had quite the monopoly the last handful of years but really, if they don’t change their tune they’re going to...

Sep 7, 2014 8:31 am

SPIKEFORCE! Coker Isn’t Counting Out Fedor vs. Couture Bout

“You know, that’s a fight I personally would love to see, but I just don’t know if it’s going to happen,” “Randy? He’s dancing with the stars now. I mean, he’s not going to want to go fight Fedor now that he’s hanging out with some good-lookin’ girls dancing every night. “But we’ll see him...

Sep 7, 2014 8:24 am

QUICK TWITT: UFC Fighters React To Jacare’s Submission Over Mousasi

On Friday, fight fans saw Jacare Souza get his revenge on Gegard Mousasi in the 3rd round of their rematch at UFC Fight Night 50. UFC pros took to Twitter to give their take on Jacare’s submission victory. Wow. That was a boss performance against a stud @ufc #UFCFightNight — TJ Grant (@TJ_Grant) September 6,...

Sep 7, 2014 8:09 am

Lashley Looking For Activity, Open To Kongo Bout

Following his impressive return to the cage after a 10-month layoff, TNA champion Bobby Lashley wants a quick turnaround, and another bout inside Bellator’s cage as soon as possible. Lashley spoke to media members following his Bellator 123 win about his desire to return to the cage sooner rather than later. “I don’t know when...

Sep 7, 2014 7:57 am

Ratings Report: UFC/Bellator Go Head-To-Head, Here’s The Numbers

The UFC scheduled an event on the same night, in the same town, as Bellator did. UFC Fight Night 50 and Bellator 123 went head to head on Friday night. Here are the preliminary ratings for each event. UFC Fight Night 50: Jacare vs. Mousasi had a .54 rating for its main card, which aired...

Sep 7, 2014 7:48 am

Eyewitness Gossips About Overeem’s Pre-fight Activities

Alistair Overeem was knocked out in just the first round of his UFC Fight Night 50 bout against Ben Rothwell this past Friday. Many fans believed this was a do or die fight for Overeem given that his only win in the last 3-years came in a lackluster decision win over Frank Mir. Prior to...

Sep 7, 2014 7:38 am

QUICK TWITT: UFC Fighters React To Rothwell’s K.O. Of Overeem

On Friday night fight fans saw Ben Rothwell knock out Alistair Overeem in the first round of their UFC Fight Night 50 bout. After the bout, talk increased of people’s desire to see Overeem drop to light heavyweight. Here’s what UFC fighters had to say about the finish, and Ben Rothwell’s celebratory dance. Ochiiiies! #UFCFightNight...

Sep 6, 2014 11:23 pm

Coker & Chou Bring Magic Back To Friday Night Fights with Bellator 123

Friday September 5th was an amazing night to be a fan of mixed martial arts. On an evening that played host to over twenty MMA fights between the Ultimate Fighting Championship and Bellator, the biggest winners were backstage at Bellator in Connecticut. Bellator President Scott Coker and matchmaker Rich Chou brought an amazing night of...

Sep 6, 2014 10:51 pm

Bonus Report: Invicta FC 8: Four Fighters Take Home Some Extra Cash

Invicta FC 8 went down Saturday night at The Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, Mo. Two title fights capped off a night of exciting back and forth fights. Besides some issues with the UFC Fight Pass stream, the event seemed to be a major success for the promotion. At the post fight press conference Invicta...

Sep 6, 2014 9:40 pm

Invicta FC 8 Results: ‘Karate Hottie’ Waterson Mauls Tamada, Defends Atomweight Title

Some questioned whether the eighteen month layoff would effect Michelle Waterson’s performance in the cage. She would go on to lay those questions to rest by giving Yasuko Tamada the worst beating of her life tonight at “Invicta FC 8”. “The Karate Hottie” successfully defended her Invicta FC Atomweight Championship and proved that she did...

Sep 6, 2014 9:00 pm

Invicta FC 8 Results: Kankaanpaa Wins Strawweight Title, Submits Eggink in Round 5

The Invicta FC Strawweight Championship was on the line in the co main-event tonight and it was a highly competitive contest. Eggink (Pictured) showed the world why she was champion, but Kankaanpaa proved to the world she was the better woman tonight. Eggink was in full control the first round. She utilized her reach for...

Sep 6, 2014 8:05 pm

Invicta FC 8 Results: Modafferi Outstrikes LaRosa, Earns Big Decision Win

Roxanne Modafferi used “The Force” to get back to her winning ways tonight! This was her first victory since May 2010. Contrary to popular belief, neither woman tried to take the fight to the ground as it stayed standing the full fifteen minutes. LaRosa was animated throughout the fight, making faces at Modafferi whenever she...

Sep 6, 2014 4:53 pm

‘Invicta FC 8: Waterson vs. Tamada’ Live Results Thread

The Invicta Fighting Championship is set to make the UFC Fight Pass debut this evening with, “Invicta FC 8: Waterson vs. Tamada”. Tonight’s event takes place from the Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, Missouri. In the main-event, Michelle Waterson will defend her Invicta FC Atomweight Championship against Yasuko Tamada. BJPENN.COM will be providing live results...

Sep 6, 2014 2:29 pm

Thiago Silva Back Under UFC Contract

After a tumultuous year, that saw him jailed and terminated from the UFC, Thiago Silva has now recovered what was once lost. Earlier this week we learned that Silva was cleared of all charges by Florida prosecutors, and as a result, UFC President Dana White is prepared to let him return to fighting. Via UFC.COM:...