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Feb 16, 2015 5:00 pm

Faber Turned Down Dillashaw Fight, Wants McGregor

Since TJ Dillashaw won the bantamweight strap from Renan Barao at UFC 173 in May of 2014, there has been much talk of a potential teammate vs. teammate fight between Dillashaw and longtime friend, and mentor, Urijah Faber. UFC President Dana White has tried on several occasions to try and make the bout happen, but...

Feb 16, 2015 4:54 pm

Cyborg Confident She Will Get A Fight Against Rousey

Cris Cyborg vs. Ronda Rousey is arguably one of the biggest potential superfights of the modern era. Cyborg and Rousey admittedly don’t like one another, however it looked like a superfight was possible down the line several months ago when Cyborg was set to make her Invicta FC bantamweight debut. Unfortunately, a serious injury forced...

Feb 16, 2015 4:46 pm

Brutal Knee KO Leaves Fighter Out Cold

Hoosier Fight Club 23 highlight: Quartus Stitt… by usatodaysports (Can’t see this post? Click HERE) In the brutal KO video above, we see Quartus Stitt vs. Kyle Nickle from Hoosier Fight Club 23. Quartus Stitt lands a brutal knee to Kyle Nickle’s face, and the lights go out. Ouch!

Feb 16, 2015 4:45 pm

Benson Henderson Explains Why He Fights With A Toothpick

One of the strangest, and arguably most dangerous practices in all of MMA comes from the one and only, ‘Smooth’ Benson Henderson. The former lightweight champion admittedly has a bad habit of carrying a toothpick in his mouth at all times, including training sessions, and even in his fights. The toothpick was first spotted after...

Feb 16, 2015 4:36 pm

Urijah Faber: ‘I Would Never Touch PEDs’

As Urijah Faber gears up for his “UFC Fight Night: Manilla” bout against Frankie Edgar in May, he sounded off on the topic everyone has been talking about, PEDs. Faber has been in the sport professionally for 12 years, and his bout with Edgar will mark his 40th professional fight. As a veteran of both...

Feb 16, 2015 4:30 pm

Frankie Edgar’s Message To PED Users: ‘I’ll Beat You Anyway’

With the recent string of PED busts in MMA, from Anderson Silva, and Jon Jones, to Jon Fitch in the World Series Of Fighting, the PED issue is one that can’t be ignored. As Frankie Edgar gears up for his “UFC Fight Night: Manilla” bout against Urijah Faber, he gave his thoughts on the ‘hot...

Feb 16, 2015 4:26 pm

Erick Silva Plans To Submit Ben Saunders In Rio De Janeiro

Erick Silva is coming off a dominant first round submission win over Mike Rhodes recently at “UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Dollaway” in December, and is looking to build momentum with a potential win over Ben Saunders at “UFC Fight Night 62” on March 21st. Saunders won’t be an easy win however, as he is...

Feb 16, 2015 4:19 pm

Dillashaw On Demetrious Johnson: “He Don’t Want To Fight Me”

Recently there was some buzz regarding a potential superfight between the flyweight kingpin Demetrious Johnson, and bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw. Johnson revealed that he and Dillashaw agreed to fight for $2 million, however he knew that wasn’t realistic (See that HERE). Now, Dillashaw is discussing the idea of the fight, and gave his thoughts to...

Feb 16, 2015 4:18 pm

Lawler, And Rockhold, Land Major Deals With Adidas

Welterweight champion Robbie Lawler, and top ranked UFC middleweight Luke Rockhold have both signed landmark deals with Adidas Combat Sports USA. Both fighters were already signed to Adidas, however both men renewed their contracts. Adidas Combat Sports sent out a press release, which BJPENN.com received. New York, NY and Portland, OR – Robbie Lawler and...

Feb 16, 2015 8:28 am

Bas Rutten Goes Off On PED Users

MMA is going through a difficult time right now when it comes to drug testing failures, with numerous high profile fighters testing positive for PEDs, including Anderson Silva, and Jon Jones. Bas Rutten has a very firm stance when it comes to PEDs, and explained it on Inside MMA recently.

Feb 16, 2015 7:50 am

Brendan Schaub Details Past Oxycontin Addiction

UFC heavyweight Brendan Schaub, who is a frequent guest on UFC commentator Joe Rogan’s podcast, ‘The Joe Rogan Experience’, spoke about his past addiction with Oxycontin, a very powerful painkiller prescription. Rogan, Schaub, Eddie Bravo, and Justin Milos, watched this past weekend’s “UFC Fight Night: Broomfield” card, doing commentary on the event, on Rogan’s podcast....

Feb 16, 2015 7:38 am

Throwback! Ronda Rousey Compares Training Footage From 2011

“The first clip is from April 2011 shortly after my first pro fight – the second is from this January 2015 … Funny what a few years of persistence and hard work can do even when you start from zero Video courtesy @hansgutknecht” A video posted by rondarousey (@rondarousey) on Feb 14, 2015 at 2:51pm...

Feb 16, 2015 7:27 am

Royce Gracie: ‘Failed Drug Tests Show The System Is Working’

With the recent string of PED busts, inside and outside of the UFC, many fans, and fighters, are saying the the sport of Mixed Martial Arts, has a massive drug problem that needs to be fixed. With two of the UFC’s pound for pound kings, Jon Jones and Anderson Silva, failing drug tests in the...

Feb 16, 2015 7:16 am

Mayweather Says Bout With Pacquiao Not Finalized

Last week reports had emerged that Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao had finally come to an agreement on the terms of their boxing superfight. The reports also stated that Pacquiao had already signed the contract, and they were waiting on Mayweather to sign his contract. ‘Money’ was present at the NBA 2015 Allstar game this...

Feb 16, 2015 7:15 am

PED Testing Expert: ‘If You Want A Clean Sport, Toughen Up’

World renowned drug testing expert Dr. Don Catlin, who founded the UCLA’s Olympic Analytical Lab, joined Bas Rutten, and Kenny Rice on Inside MMA to discuss the recent PED issues in MMA, and called for promotions to take control of their drug testing procedures in order to have a cleaner sport.

Feb 16, 2015 7:15 am

CM Punk: “I Think MMA Is Pro Wrestling”

Former WWE champion, turned soon-to-be UFC fighter, CM Punk, is currently gearing up for his UFC debut, which has yet to be announced. Punk has reportedly been training extremely hard at Roufusport gym in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, alongside Anthony Pettis, Ben Askren, Tyron Woodley, and other elite level fighters. Ahead of his UFC debut, Punk revealed...

Feb 16, 2015 7:14 am

REPLAY! Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva vs. Travis Browne (Full)

Ahead of Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva’s bout against Frank Mir on Sunday, take a look back to 2012 when Bigfoot defeated Travis Browne. “UFC Fight Night: Porto Alegre” goes down on Sunday from Brazil, and will air on Fox Sports 1.

Feb 16, 2015 7:09 am

Coker On Universal PED Testing Policy: “It Would Be Amazing”

Recently, the sport of MMA has gone through a troubling period recently when it comes to drug test. Many fighters, including pound for pound kings Anderson Silva, and Jon Jones, have tested positive for PEDs, among other fighters. The PED epidemic is not just plaguing the UFC, as 4 fighters on the Bellator 127 card...

Feb 16, 2015 6:47 am

Dana White Unsure What To Do With Rousey If She Beats Zingano

Ronda Rousey is arguably one of the most dominant champions of the modern era. Since signing with the UFC in 2012 and being promoted from Strikeforce champion to the inaugural women’s UFC bantamweight champion, Rousey has dispatched of 4 top contenders, bringing her record to an incredible 10-0, with only 1 bout making it out...

Feb 16, 2015 6:46 am

Frank Mir: ‘TRT Just Put A Band-Aid On The Problem’

As Frank Mir gears up to fight Bigfoot Silva on Sunday in Brazil, many fans have taken note that this will be Mir’s first Octagon appearance since the ban of TRT, almost a year ago to date. Mir was one of the fighters who was given a TUE (Testosterone Use Exemption) which allowed him to...