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Jan 20, 2015 6:02 pm

Cung Le Retires, UFC Executives React

UFC and Strikeforce veteran Cung Le has retired from Mixed Martial Arts. The combat fighting legend announced the news today via his official instagram account. “After several months of thought and discussion with my wife and family, we realize our future includes many things, but active competition in mixed martial arts is no longer one...

Jan 20, 2015 5:44 pm

Confirmed! Cro Cop’s Back

Mixed Martial Arts Legend Mirko ‘Cro Cop’ Filipovic has taken to his personal website to announce his UFC return. This confirmation comes on the heels of a previously ran ‘Rumor Report’ on BJPENN.COM, earlier today. Cro Cop last saw action under the UFC banner in a losing effort to Roy Nelson back in 2011. He...

Jan 20, 2015 5:35 pm

King Mo Meets Cheick Kongo At Heavyweight

King Mo will return to the Heavyweight division for a one-off stint against UFC veteran Checik Kongo. The two will face off on next month’s Bellator 134 card. Bellator officials announced the bout this afternoon. Bellator 134 takes place on February 27 from the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, CT. The main card airs on...

Jan 20, 2015 1:17 pm

Ireland’s Holohan Confronts Lamas For Anti-McGregor Stunt

Top UFC featherweight Ricardo Lamas made himself available to media during the weekend’s UFC Boston event. While backstage Lamas was confronted by Conor McGregor Teammate Patrick Holohan. Lamas also discussed McGregor’s chances against the featherweight champion. Enjoy!

Jan 20, 2015 1:10 pm

Tour Wanderlei Silva’s Gym With Google Maps!

Former UFC and PRIDE FC fighter Wanderlei Silva has opened up his doors to the good folks over at Google Maps for a one-of-a-kind mapping of his Las Vegas training facilities. (See screencap above, courtesy Google Maps) Any interested parties can take the tour HERE!

Jan 20, 2015 12:59 pm

Pacquiao: “I can easily beat Floyd Mayweather”

Manny Pacquiao is taking to social media to call-out Mayweather and let the world know he’s ready for the highly-anticipated mega-fight. Check it: I can easily beat @FloydMayweather, I believe that. — Manny Pacquiao (@MannyPacquiao) January 20, 2015 If you really care about the fans, you will fight. If you care about yourself… you won't...

Jan 20, 2015 12:44 pm

Lima Injured, Daley To Remain On Bellator 134 Card

Earlier today Douglas Lima took to twitter announcing his removal from the upcoming Bellator 134 event. I'm again devastated to announce but I did get injured again in camp. Recovery is just 4-6 weeks I should be able to fight April or May. — Douglas Lima (@PhenomLima) January 20, 2015 The welterweight title fight, originally scheduled...

Jan 20, 2015 12:20 pm

“HEARTBROKEN”

“Siver just broke my heart, but McGregor looked sharp. Conor’s bringing excitement to the division. All of us need to thank him. I don’t want to thank him for taking my title shot, but he’s earned it. Aldo is a different animal. He has the speed and the length. But McGregor was able to get...

Jan 20, 2015 12:08 pm

Cro Cop Hints At Possible UFC Return

Rumors on the MMA front this week are centered around a possible UFC return for Mirko Cro Cop. The fighting legend was originally expected to sign with Bellator, but behind-the-scenes rumors started circulating that the UFC outbid their competitor, to once again secure Mirko. While we don’t usually take to rumors on BJPENN.COM, further evidence...

Jan 20, 2015 12:01 pm

“Goldberg” Talks CM Punk, Brock Lesnar

“I haven’t trained with Brock. I don’t know exactly what he does, but if I were him I’d spend 75 percent of my time on stand up. I believe that if he does it properly he can go back and dominate, but if he doesn’t do it properly he’ll go back and the same thing...

Jan 20, 2015 11:02 am

UFC Returns To Dallas With Two Title Fights

Two world titles are on the line when the UFC returns to the American Airlines Center in Dallas on Saturday, March 14 as lightweight champion Anthony “Showtime” Pettis defends his title for the second time when he meets No. 1 contender Rafael dos Anjos and newly-crowned women’s strawweight champion Carla Esparza makes her first title...

Jan 20, 2015 10:47 am

Wanderlei Silva Sues Nevada State Athletic Commission

UFC and PRIDE fighting legend Wanderlei Silva is suing Nevada State’s Athletic Commission for issuing him a lifetime ban from the sport of Mixed Martial Arts. The MMA Fighters lawsuit states, “The NSAC, like any other agency, is a ‘creature’ of statue and attempts to expand jurisdiction over subject matter not conferred by the legislature...

Jan 20, 2015 10:36 am

Woodley’s Had It! Unloads On Bloodthirsty Fans

People! Quit saying don’t leave it in the judges hands! That’s the stupidest comment ever. Your sound bites are delusional. No fighter thinks ‘Hey I’m going to leave it in the judges’ hand’. No fighter wants to get finished. The higher you go in competition the closer the match up is! Quit being a recorder...

Jan 20, 2015 10:32 am

Fedor Makes It Clear, He Does Not Want To Fight

“He’s made it very clear he doesn’t want to fight right now. He didn’t say he never wants to fight. He just said right now.” Bellator MMA President Scott Coker informed the media following last week’s Bellator event that he was not able to come to terms with Fedor Emelianenko. Disappointed? Emelianenko last saw action...

Jan 20, 2015 10:08 am

SKIN-FLAP! Ron Stallings Nasty Fight Ending Cut — Graphic

In Sunday’s UFC return to action, main card fighters Uriah Hall and Ron Stallings slugged it out on the feet until a cut forced the bouts stoppage. This is that cut! FYI My coach took this photo right after the doctor had opened it up to prep it for getting stitches. Looks bad pic.twitter.com/5rtQ0WmALv —...

Jan 20, 2015 9:51 am

Two UFC Fighters Arrested In Last 5 Days

Two Ultimate Fighting Championship Veterans have been arrested within the last week. Veteran UFC heavyweight fighter Dave “Pee Wee” Herman (pictured) will now face felony charges following a Tuesday morning police chase in Indiana. The 30-year old now faces three felony charges. According to officers, Herman was seen speeding down the interstate without any headlights...

Jan 20, 2015 9:35 am

Dan Hardy Breaks Down Gustafsson vs. Johnson

Go Inside the Octagon with Unibet. Let Dan Hardy and John Gooden guide you through the huge main event at UFC Fight Night Stockholm between Alexander Gustafsson and Anthony Johnson.