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Feb 6, 2015 12:45 pm

Askren: ‘CM Punk taking things very seriously’

“When someone decides to come into the UFC and they don’t have a combat sports background, you’re kind of thinking, does he really understand what he’s getting into? But I think he gets it. I think he’s taking it very seriously.” “Obviously, they’re not going to start him off against one of the higher-ranked guys,...

Feb 6, 2015 12:12 pm

VanZant: ‘I’m more than just a pretty face’

Ahead of her UFC on FOX 15 bout against Felice Herrig, self-proclaimed ‘Pretty girl’, Paige VanZant is out to prove she’s more than just a pretty face. “We were born this way. It’s nothing we can change, and it just means we both have to prove that we’re the toughest people out there. I’m going...

Feb 6, 2015 12:02 pm

Nick Diaz Hangs With Tommy Chong

Birds of a feather… Fan favorite UFC veteran Nick Diaz was in good company while at the ‘Champ’s Trade Show’ in Las Vegas. Seen below, Nick Diaz flashes his signed Futurola goods while hanging fellow cannabis advocate, Tommy Chong. Check it: Roll with the best #tommychong #nosteroids #allnatural A photo posted by nickdiaz209 (@nickdiaz209) on...

Feb 6, 2015 11:53 am

Thales Leites Calls Out Tim Kennedy

“I usually don’t choose opponents, I leave that to the UFC, but I believe Tim Kennedy is the best option for my next fight. I always want to be among the best, always respecting my opponents. He’s tough, he’s well ranked, and it would be an interesting fight.” Fresh off his UFC 183 victory over...


Feb 6, 2015 11:32 am

Anderson Silva’s Win Over Nick Diaz Taken Away By Nevada

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva is having a rough week. After learning of his failed drug test, the widely considered pound-for-pound greatest fighter of all-time will have most recent win over Nick Diaz overturned by the State of Nevada. This unfortunate turn of events makes Silva winless in 2.5 years, with his last Octagon...

Feb 6, 2015 10:59 am

REPLAY! Team Alpha Male Radio Ep #039

Team Alpha Male Radio returned Thursday night with a special “championship” edition. UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw was in studio, handling co-hosting abilities and taking fan questions throughout the three-hour show. Team Alpha Male Radio runs every Tuesday and Thursday at 8:00 PM PT on BJPENN.COM. Watch past episodes at the official Team Alpha Male...

Feb 6, 2015 10:58 am

FAT CASH? FAT CHANCE! Cerrone says he pays out 70% of earnings

One might look at Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone with envy. The popular UFC lightweight star takes on all-comers, even on a few days notice. It’s a trait unmatched by modern MMA fighters. And, while you would think the financial rewards are lucrative, so are Donald’s debt collectors. He explains: What's that. O just transferred money to...

Feb 6, 2015 10:53 am

Diego Sanchez Posts Nasty Surgery Image (Graphic)

This photo isn’t for the squeamish. UFC lightweight contender Diego “Nightmare” Sanchez just underwent surgery to repair a damaged collarbone suffered in training. And while it was just the fighters second surgery in a 15-year MMA career, it was a nasty one. Diego shares: Second surgery in 15 years of competition. #hardware #cyborg pic.twitter.com/AvI5fp0CFf —...

Feb 6, 2015 10:47 am

Ronda Rousey Makes SI’s Swimsuit Edition?

UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has made a career out of crossing boundaries. But the SI swimsuit issue? According to the cover below, it’s true. Check it: Thank you to my @si_swimsuit and @imgmodels family! I am honored to be your 2015 cover girl! Wow!! http://t.co/TKF5Ko03GE — Hannah Davis (@hanni_davis) February 5, 2015 Thank you...

Feb 6, 2015 8:29 am

Wanderlei Silva: ‘WWE has made me a million dollar offer’

Yesterday we learned that Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva have been invited to a sitdown with WWE execs. And now Wanderlei is revealing details about a WWE offer. Check it: Post by Wanderlei Silva. “I got a million dollar offer from WWE, and I’m thinking how only the MMA fighters get paid little money. They...

Feb 6, 2015 7:56 am

Rashad Evans: “Rumble will knock Jon out within 2 rounds”

UFC light heavyweight fighter Anthony “Rumble” Johnson earned top contender status by knocking out former title challenger Alexander Gustafsson at last month’s UFC on FOX 14 event in Sweden. “Rumble” will now face current UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones at UFC 187 in May. Former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans, who is...

Feb 6, 2015 4:00 am

Bellator MMA: Foundations with Melvin Manhoef

Bellator MMA analyst Jimmy Smith takes a closer look at hard hitting Middleweight, Melvin Manhoef’s last win, as he made a statement which helped define his “Foundation”.

Feb 6, 2015 4:00 am

Pioneers of MMA: Kazushi Sakuraba

Considered by UFC President Dana White to be one of the greatest talents of all time, the legend of Kazushi Sakuraba began at UFC Ultimate Japan in 1997, where the 183 lbs puroresu (traditional Japanese pro-wrestler) entered the heavyweight tournament on short notice only to win the four man event outright. Fighting almost exclusively in...

Feb 5, 2015 6:53 pm

Bendo ‘surprised’ that “Cowboy” gets so many short-notice fights

Former UFC lightweight champion Benson “Smooth” Henderson will make his welterweight debut on short-notice at next weekend’s UFC Fight Night 60 event in Broomfield, Colorado. “Bendo” will headline the event opposite rising welterweight star Brandon Thatch. Henderson recently sat down with Duane Finley of Bleacher Report where he talked about finally getting a short-notice fight,...

Feb 5, 2015 3:54 pm

“BIGFOOT”: Anderson is ‘absolutely’ innocent

Former UFC title challenger Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva is ‘absolutely sure’ that fellow Brazilian and former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva is not guilty of anything. As a matter of fact, Silva believes that it is likely the doctor who is to blame and that “The Spider” was the ‘victim’ in this doping. His words (via...

Feb 5, 2015 3:38 pm

Florian: Silva – Jones Drug Test A “Black Eye” For The Sport

Former UFC title contender Kenny Florian was recently at FOX Sports with Daniel Cormier where he shared his thoughts on the failed drug tests of UFC superstars Jon Jones and Anderson Silva. Jon Jones made headlines when it was announced that cocaine metabolites were found in his system, this after a random pre-fight drug test...