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Jul 29, 2014 3:35 pm

UFC Fight Night 51 Picks Up Hallmann vs. Tibau, Pepey vs. Johnson

UFC Fight Night 51, which will serve as the UFC’s return to Brazil has just picked up two more bouts. Brazil’s own Gleison Tibau will square off with Piotr Hallmann. And Godofredo Pepey will square off with Dashon Johnson. Tibau is coming off a unanimous decision win over Pat Healy at UFC Fight Night Cerrone...

Jul 29, 2014 3:13 pm

BREAKING: Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz Set For Jan. 31st

The fight everyone has been asking for will take place on January 31st 2015. Anderson Silva will make his return to the Octagon to fight Nick Diaz in what will also serve as Diaz’s return to the Octagon. UFC President Dana White spoke about the fight on SportsCenter on ESPN saying: “The fight that the...

Jul 29, 2014 3:03 pm

Frankie Edgar Calls Out Cub Swanson, Wants December Fight

Top ranked featherweight Frankie Edgar isn’t content just sitting and waiting for Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes to fight to find out whether he or Cub Swanson will get a title shot. He would rather fight Cub and let the winner get a shot at the title. He spoke with MMAJunkie: “I think I’m probably...

Jul 29, 2014 2:50 pm

Bobby Green vs. Jorge Masvidal Booked For UFC 178

Lightweights Bobby Green and Jorge Masvidal who both picked up wins at UFC 178 will meet at UFC 178 in Las Vegas on September 27th. Bobby Green is coming into the bout riding an 8-fight win streak, with four of the wins coming under the UFC banner. This past Saturday at UFC on Fox 12,...


Jul 29, 2014 2:39 pm

PHOTO | Jessamyn Duke With UFC Title Belt

UFC women’s bantamweight Jessamyn Duke, who is training partners with Ronda Rousey, was rocking the UFC title belt while at a promotional event yesterday. Check it out:

Jul 29, 2014 2:24 pm

Breaking: Joe Riggs Out Of FN 51 With Non-Life Threatening Gun Injuries

Joe ‘Diesel’ Riggs was set to make his return to the UFC at UFC Fight Night 51 against Paulo Thiago. However in an unfortunate turn of events Riggs was accidentally shot while cleaning a pistol in his home in Arizona and rushed to a nearby hospital. The UFC released a statement about the incident: “Riggs...

Jul 29, 2014 10:58 am

REPLAY! BJPENN.Com Radio With Ralek Gracie, Ian McCall, & Dean Lister

In case you missed the awesome edition of BJPENN.com Radio this past Sunday with Metamoris founder Ralek Gracie, top ranked flyweight Ian McCall, JiuJitsu expert and leg lock specialist Dean Lister. Ralek Gracie spoke about the upcoming Metamoris 4 card, which will be headlined by former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen, who will face off...

Jul 29, 2014 9:39 am

Rustam Khabilov’s Friend Sucker Punched Ali Bagautinov

Ali Bagautinov faced Demetrious Johnson last month in a one sided fight that saw Johnson retain his flyweight strap. After the fight it was discovered that Bagautinov tested positive for EPO, which is a PED that enhances endurance. Bagautinov spoke with ValeTudo.ru and explained that his teammate Rustam Khabilov’s friend sucker punched him leading up...

Jul 29, 2014 9:24 am

Unbelievable Flying Triangle At Pan Ams

Several weeks ago the JiuJitsu Pan American Games were held and Edwin Najmi landed an unbelievable flying triangle in the opening round. Check it: Post by Edwin Najmi.

Jul 29, 2014 9:19 am

Incredible Back Take Demonstration

In this JiuJitsu video featuring black belt Gianni Grippo, we see a very slick and flashy, yet risky back take. Check it out and let us know what your thoughts on it are. Post by BJJ Video Vault. Video courtesy of BJJPix.com

Jul 29, 2014 9:00 am

Bizarre Upside Down JiuJitsu Guard Leads To Triangle Win

Jiu-Jitsu is evolving, there is no doubt about it. With Eddie Bravo’s ’10th Planet’ style gaining more and more mainstream JiuJitsu attention there will no doubt be some new innovative moves. However the video we bring you today is the most bizarre move I’ve seen to date. However…it worked. Check out the video to see...

Jul 29, 2014 8:54 am

Cormier Likes Jon Jones’ “Heel Persona”

UFC light heavyweight title challenger Daniel Cormier has been trading barbs back and forth with champion Jon Jones via social media, mainly Twitter, since their bout was first announced. Cormier continued taking shots at Jones yesterday: “I said time and time again that I didn’t believe [Jones] should try and protect this image that doesn’t...

Jul 29, 2014 8:19 am

Chuck Norris Was Almost A UFC Commentator

UFC founder Art Davie wrote a book recently titled “Is This Legal?” about setting up the first ever UFC event, and during the book he mentioned how it was a struggle getting fighters to compete in the first event. In this interview with The Fight Nerd, Davie spoke about how Chuck Norris almost ended up...

Jul 29, 2014 8:08 am

QUICK TWITT: Jones Accepts Cormier’s Challenge To Target Injured Knee

Yesterday UFC light heavyweight title challenger Daniel Cormier invited champion Jon Jones to target his injured LCL in their bout at UFC 178 in September. Cormier told Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour that he would be disappointed in Jones didn’t target his injured knee. Jones responded via Twitter saying:

Jul 29, 2014 8:03 am

Dennis Siver Returning To The Octagon For FN 53 Bout

UFC featherweight Dennis Siver will be returning from a suspension to face Robert Whiteford in Sweden at UFC Fight Night 53, which takes place October 4th from Stockholm Sweden. Siver was suspended following his unanimous decision win over Manny Gamburyan at UFC 168 in December after failing his post fight drug test and testing positive...

Jul 29, 2014 7:55 am

PHOTO | Jon Jones Trolls Alexander Gustafsson’s Instagram

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones may be fighting Daniel Cormier at UFC 178 instead of Alexander Gustafsson, but that hasn’t stopped Jones from dissing Gustafsson on his own Instagram. The following photo was posted on Gustafsson’s Instagram on July 18th, however Jones dissed The Mauler on it last night. Check out the original picture,...

Jul 29, 2014 7:45 am

UFC on FOX 12 Medical Suspensions: Brown Out Up To 6 Months

This past Saturday fight fans saw a new welterweight title challenger crowned when Robbie Lawler defeated Matt Brown via unanimous decision. In the co-main event we saw Anthony Johnson continue his reign of domination with a quick KO win over Lil Nog. Below is the full list of medical suspensions via Sherdog. Matt Brown: Suspended...

Jul 29, 2014 7:31 am

Lahdemaki Wants to Welcome Van Zant to UFC in Stockholm

Tina Lahdemaki may have lost her UFC debut by decision at UFC Fight Night 45, but she feels that she has what it takes to really prove herself at her second chance fight. Lahdemaki made history that night as being a part of the first strawweight bout in UFC history, along with her opponent Claudia...

Jul 29, 2014 7:30 am

Swanson Feels That Ignoring The Negativity Lead to His Success

Cub Swanson has been through it all: a troubled past, a cavalcade of haters and doubters, even a broken face, but now it looks like it is finally Cub’s time. With a 6-1 record in the octagon (21-5 overall), Swanson is riding a 6-fight win streak straight to a possible title shot. His last win...

Jul 29, 2014 5:04 am

PHOTO | Duane Ludwig Arrives To Help Train TJ Dillashaw

Duane Ludwig, the mastermind behind TJ Dillashaw’s upset over Renan Barao will unsurprisingly be coaching his protege in the rematch between Dillashaw and Barao on August 30th at UFC 177. Yesterday Dillashaw posted a picture on Instagram of himself picking up his coach from the airport. Just picked up my roommate at the airport. Not...

Jul 29, 2014 5:03 am

Jon Jones Practicing Deadly Flying Knees

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is practicing his flying knees for his fight with Daniel Cormier, and looking pretty deadly while doing so. Check it out:

Jul 29, 2014 5:02 am

Matt Brown’s Kids Practicing Kicks On Metal Beams

UFC welterweight Matt Brown is fresh off a loss against Robbie Lawler this past Saturday at UFC on Fox 12, however that didn’t stop him from having a proud dad moment as he posted the following video with the caption: Like father, like son… #futurechamps

Jul 29, 2014 5:01 am

Ronda Rousey Likely To Be The Face Of UFC’s Uniform Deal

It was earlier this year that the fight community was in an uproar after Dana White said the UFC was looking to set a standard uniform for fighters. Today, the UFC’s senior vice president of global marketing partnerships, Mike Mossholder told Ad Week that it is “highly likely” that Ronda Rousey would be the face...

Jul 28, 2014 8:51 pm

Jon Jones Practicing Deadly Elbow Combinations

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is prepping to defend his strap against Daniel Cormier on September 27th at UFC 178. In preparation for the bout Jones can be seen here practicing some deadly elbow combinations with coach Mike Winkeljohn. Sharpening my blades with @coachwink #UFC178 #AndStill #Champion2014 #victory #winning

Jul 28, 2014 8:27 pm

Nick Diaz Wants Fight With Anderson Silva

With a new Zuffa contract under his belt, UFC welterweight Nick Diaz says in this promo video that he wants a fight with Anderson Silva, but he is ready whenever the UFC calls on him. Check it out:

Jul 28, 2014 8:10 pm

Ralek Gracie Believes Steroids Don’t Help In JiuJitsu

Gracie JiuJitsu expert and Metamoris founder Ralek Gracie joined Bas Ruten and Kenny Rice to explain why he is going to let Chael Sonnen fight at Metamoris 4 next month, and how steroids don’t play a factor in JiuJitsu. What do you think PENNation? Would steroids help in a grappling match? Sound off in the...

Jul 28, 2014 5:28 pm

Melvin Manhoef Suffers Brutal Knockout This Past Weekend

Bellator’s newest fighter Melvin Manhoef competed in a kickboxing match this past weekend and was on the receiving end of a pretty brutal TKO. At around the 10:35 mark Manhoef gets rocked with a head kick, and it smashed until around the 10:45 mark where he falls face first on the canvas. Somehow the ref...